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Catching a Giant Bluefin Tuna

By Pete Frederiksen | Posted August 2014

There may be no greater challenge in the fishing world than landing a giant bluefin. Our author can tell you that from experience, as he recounts a fish he landed years ago, and...

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The State of the Sportfisherman

By PMY Staff | Posted June 2014

We spoke to sportfish builders from Florida, New Jersey, and North Carolina to see why they build their boats the way they do. What we found out might raise some hackles.

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Expert Advice On How to Land Big Fish

By Gary Caputi | Posted May 2014

Learn to use your tackle properly and you can catch big fish to your heart’s content.

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How to Catch Striped Bass

By Gary Caputi | Posted May 2014

We’ll give you a few pointers, but to get really good at catching bass, you’ll need to figure out the details of your home waters.

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Reeling in Memories

By Pete Frederiksen | Posted April 2014

Fishing for Memories

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How to Prepare for Sportfishing

By Pete Frederiksen | Posted March 2014

To catch fish like a pro, you need to prepare like one.

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Using Kites to Catch Sailfish

By Gary Caputi | Posted January 2014

If you’ve ever caught a sailfish, you know there’s nothing else quite like it. And we’d guess you probably want to catch a whole lot more. Our resident fishing...

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Chasing the Blues Away

By Peter Frederiksen | Posted January 2014

Opportunities come and go, but how you play the game is no fluke.

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Fishing for Black Marlin in Australia

By Gary Caputi | Posted December 2013

If you’ve always wanted to catch a huge marlin, Australia is still a great bet.

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Fishing for Aggressive King Mackerel in the Gulf of Mexico

By Gary Caputi | Posted November 2013

Don’t miss the kingfish ambush about to happen off the coast of Mississippi.

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How Tournament Captains Troll for Billfish

By Gary Caputi | Posted September 2013

Learn to dig deep with heavy dredges for bluewater game fish.

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How to Catch Dolphin

By Gary Caputi | Posted August 2013

Target dolphin offshore now. You won’t regret it.

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Tuna Take Flight Off Louisiana

By Gary Caputi | Posted July 2013

The action is hot when yellowfin tuna take flight off Venice, Louisiana.

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Humminbird’s 360 Imaging

By Peter Swanson | Posted June 2013

Electronics manufacturer Humminbird has long served the freshwater angling market and kept an eye on the big picture. And now they’ve developed a radar-like sonar system...

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Fishing for California Halibut

By Gary Caputi | Posted May 2013

The halibut bite in California may put a bend in your rod and a smile on your face. Find out what you need to know to make the most of it here.

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Fishing Sailfish Alley

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2013

Learning from Capt. Jon Duffie, an expert angler and captain, Senior Editor Jason Wood tries his hand at fishing for sailfish in Florida’s famed Sailfish Alley off Palm...

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How to Catch a Trophy Striper

By Gary Caputi | Posted April 2013

Get in on the bite as striped bass crowd Mid-Atlantic waters.

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Optimizing Your Electronics to Find Fish

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2013

Do electronics help you catch fish or distract you? We share some tips.

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Fishing for Golden Tilefish

By Gary Caputi | Posted April 2013

You don’t need electric reels to catch some of the tastiest deep-water dwellers.

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Dan Neenan Interview - A Superstorm Sandy Survival Story

By Chris Caswell | Posted April 2013

Dan Neenan lost his Boston Whaler to Hurricane Sandy, but that’s not stopping this Long Beach Island, New Jersey-based boater from getting back out on the water.

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Sportfishing Tip

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2013

If you’re not fishing a tournament with bait and hook-type restrictions, then why not try to mix it up with a blue marlin?

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Fishing for Early Striped Bass

By Gary Caputi | Posted February 2013

Invite early striped bass to the raw bar to start your angling season off right.

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Catch a Sailfish from Your Boat

By Gary Caputi | Posted January 2013

Ever wonder if you could catch a sailfish from your boat? Check out our one-page billfishing gameplan.

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Si-Tex SVS-750 Digital Echosounder

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2013

The Si-Tex SVS-750 is a dual-frequency digital echosounder with 600-watt output.

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Spencer 57 IPS

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2012

Power & Motoryacht's first impression of the Spencer 57 IPS sportfishing yacht.

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Fishing for Redfish in the Texas Coastal Bend

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted July 2012

Bring your yacht to the Texas Coastal Bend and find great sport targeting redfish in the bays and passes.

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