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Lobsterboat Races of the Maine Coast

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted May 2011

At first Travis Otis, a rough-and-ready lobsterman and boatbuilder from Searsport, Maine, seems like a reasonable sort of guy. Engage him in a stint of friendly conversation, and...

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Interview with Captain Ron Hamlin

By Catherine Pearson | Posted April 2011

You heard it from HamlinWe Chat Up This Conservation-Minded Angling Pioneer.In the world of big-game fishing, Capt. Ron Hamlin needs no introduction. Indeed, it would take pages...

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The South Jersey Shark Tournament

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted April 2011

Chasing SnaggletoothThe South Jersey Shark Tournament gives anglers an introduction to biggame competition and impressive paydays too.Photos Courtesy of South Jersey Shark...

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Conservation Corner

By Mike Leech | Posted April 2011

Bluefin BluesThe world’s biggest tuna is less than half the fish it used to be.I stood on the dock in Bimini, Bahamas, surrounded by the carcasses of a dozen or more giant bluefin...

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Old-School Tuna Fishing

By Scott Shane | Posted April 2011

Back In The DayPolar bear-size bluefin once prowled near-shore Northeast waters and launched decades of epic tournament fishing.Photo Courtesy of Manasquan River Marlin...

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Fishing with Technology

By Capt. Mark DeBlasio | Posted April 2011

Fishing with TechnologyBlending electronics know-how with natural angling instinct can give your team a leg up on tournament day.The old saying in fishing is “you can’t catch what...

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Mid-Atlantic Marlin Hotspot

By Scott Shane | Posted April 2011

Grander CountryThe waters off the mid-Atlantic are the new 1,000-pound marlin hotspot.Over the last three years, record-setting blue marlin of more than 1,000 pounds have been...

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Battling Black Marlin Off Costa Rica

By Kevin Koenig | Posted April 2011

Middle-Aged Man...

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From The Tackle Box

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted April 2011

The Screamin’ DragI’ll never forget the first time I heard the song that changed everything.It was 1980, and my family was taking a vacation to the Sunshine State. I had just...

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2011 Big Game Tournament Listings

By | Posted March 2011

{ MARCH }March 11-13Key West Fishing Tournament Kickoff 2011Location: Key West & Lower Keys, FLContact: Doris Harris, Box 2514,Key West, FL 33045Phone: 305-295-6601Web site:

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A Passion for Tarpon

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted March 2011

Book Review: A Passion for TarponThe title of this wonderful book says it all.During the long phone conversation I had with Lefty Kreh, he mentioned a recently released book he’d...

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Fishing head-to-head

By Capt. Bill PikeCapt. Patrick S... | Posted March 2011

He Said, He SaidTwo anglers go head-to-head at the Bertram-Hatteras Shootout and offer the final tally as they see it.Capt. Bill Pike (with camera) onboard Screamin Eagle.Triumph...

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Saltwater Fly Fishing with Lefty Kreh

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted March 2011

The Mayor Of Saltwater CityLefty Kreh brought modern big-game fly fishing to millions.Photos Courtesy of Lefty Kreh Kreh is not only famous, he’s famous for being a renegade. His...

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