My fishing partner Jack has caught some humongous landlocked stripers. I was with him the evening a 48 pounder noisily engulfed his prop bait, but that fish was a mere minnow compared with the cow he hooked on a foggy morning last August.
“You just smashed your boss’ boat against the rocks. And worst of all, your best friend is suffering a heart attack!”
“Somehow, the hook had rebounded straight from that fish’s mouth to enter one side of my nose and come out the other.”
Though heavy tackle would seem necessary to tackle sharks, truth is that you’ll have more fun with light big-game tackle.
I’d call trophy landlocked stripers the most misunderstood of all large gamefish—not only do most people know little about them, much of what they think they know is myth.
Successfully catching bait can be a key to fishing success, and when it comes to catching bluefish, striped bass, and a variety of other saltwater sportfish, anglers should know how to get their own menhaden, a particularly attractive bait.
Marlin are truly big-game fish, and getting them to the boat, once they are hooked, is a tremendous challenge.
Best time to try for a blue marlin off of Cancún, Isla Mujeres, and the Mexican Riviera down to Akumel is June and July.
Sixty-seven lakes and reservoirs, in 19 states, hold specially tagged fish that could turn into cash or prizes for lucky anglers! Read on!
When the heat of the Florida summer is in full swing, so is the opportunity to catch the snook of a lifetime -- both day and night!
Troughs, basins also good for "Gator Trout"