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2016 Bahamas Billfish Championship

By PMY Staff | Posted April 2016

The Bahamas Billfish Championship will return to form with four exciting tournaments for Spring 2016.

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Fighting Unjust Fishing Regulations

By Peter Frederiksen | Posted April 2016

Like casting for fish, preserving your angling rights requires persistence.

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A Mate For Life

By Peter Frederiksen | Posted March 2016

Working as a mate on a fishing boat, where you crease the inlet in the morning, watch the sun rise, breathe fresh salty air and get paid to do it, is one of the best forms of...

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Overboard During Shark Week

By Kevin Koenig | Posted March 2016

It’s always better to be on the boat than it is to be overboard. Especially during Shark Week.

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Fishing Success is in the Details

By Peter Frederiksen | Posted February 2016

Sometimes it’s the smallest mistakes that end up costing you the most.

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Using Electronics to Catch More Fish

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2016

Pro anglers reveal their high-tech tricks for finding the bite.

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Here’s why it’s not called “catching.”

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2016

A bad day fishing is better than … well pretty much anything but a good day fishing.

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White Marlin Lightning Strikes Twice

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2015

Sometimes there’s simply no explaining the things that happen out there.

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Fountain of Youth

By Pete Frederiksen | Posted November 2015

The sport of fishing has an almost magical ability to keep us all young at heart, especially if you take the kids along with you.

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Seeing Is Believing

By Pete Frederiksen | Posted November 2015

If you think you see him, you probably do.

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Simple Fishing Lures

By Peter Frederiksen | Posted October 2015

Digging through a tackle box of memories.

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Catch and Release Fishing

By Peter Frederiksen | Posted August 2015

The best catch is a good release.

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Where the Fish Are

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted August 2015

Make the most of your summer on the boat—catch the fish of a lifetime.

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Schooled by Bluefin Tuna

By Pete Frederiksen | Posted June 2015

Sometimes the fish do the schooling. It’s amazing what a feisty tuna can teach a callow, young mate.

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Teeth Dreams

By C.J. Chivers | Posted June 2015

A father reluctantly sets out to take his kids shark fishing and returns with a boatload of memories, and a changed mind.

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Planning for Emergencies While Fishing

By Peter Frederiksen | Posted June 2015

Planning for emergencies is just as vital as preparing for the big catch.

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Bonefishing with Bob Knight

By Kevin Koenig | Posted June 2015

Bimini isn’t very big, but it gets even smaller when Bob Knight comes to town to do some bonefishing

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The International Masters Angling Tournament

By Peter Frederiksen | Posted April 2015

When the legendary John Rybovich put together the first International Masters Angling Tournament in 1963 (AKA The Masters) the fishing world had no idea what it was in for. These...

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A Story of Man vs. Shark

By Kevin Koenig | Posted October 2014

An eye-to-eye encounter with a very angry shark

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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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