Ever wonder if you could catch a sailfish from your boat? Check out this one-page angling gameplan and get into some billfish action—we’re pretty sure you’ll come home with a fish story. See the plan here.
An angler goes Down Under in search of a record grander. The technique for catching big black marlin is to troll large, bridle-rigged baits off outriggers at about seven knots, the baits skipping 100 feet behind the boat. The weapon of choice is 130-pound-class tackle—better for the angler but also the fish. A stout outfit can take on the biggest fish but is also useful to quickly horse in smaller fish...
The Mayor Of Saltwater City
Lefty Kreh brought modern big-game fly fishing to millions.
I'm a product of the Jaws generation, and while I was growing up on Long Island's south shore, my head was filled with dreams of catching big sharks. The standard gameplan was to make for the deep onboard my dad's boat and hook up a monster. After we caught the toothy critter, he'd be turned into steaks and then grilled over an open flame with some lemon while we all celebrated our victory
Caring for caught fish: Catching some fishy fare for the dinner table, and how to clean and fillet your fluke.
We put together a gallery of the center consoles and Down East boats that are not to be missed at this year's Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show. See them here. ▶