The boat also raised some yellowfin tuna and a couple of tasty mahi-mahi, all of which were kept fresh in an electronically temperature controlled in-transom fishbox. Stay tuned for the full story on this boat and fishing trip in an upcoming issue of PMY.
Forty-five years ago Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike was a young combat infantryman slogging through the jungles and swamps of Vietnam, his only respite the occasional ride up the river on a patrol boat. Pike has returned to Vietnam to write a story about his experiences on the river, both then and now. Here is his first dispatch from ‘Nam. ▶