April 11, 2018
Bristol Bay gillnetters harvesting their catch on a breezy day in the shadow of Mt. Peulik in the Ugashik District in Bristol Bay. Photo by Chris Miller

The Battle for Bristol Bay

By JJ Waters It’s been called a fisherman’s dream, an outbacker’s panacea, a bird lover’s paradise. It’s the quintessential Alaskan wilderness and considered to be one of the most pristine, unspoiled and invaluably intact ecosystems still in existence on planet earth. Every image conjured in one’s mind of the beauty, […]
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December 16, 2016
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Steve Lessard Takes Home the Crown 2016 Hobie® Fishing Worlds Championship

By Hobie Fishing Oceanside, California – December 12, 2016 – After yielding fish, fun and friendships over a few cold ones combined with shrimp and crawfish, eleven North American World Championship Team members have just returned to their respective states from the Leeville area of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.  There they […]
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December 16, 2016
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Hobie Fishing Worlds 6 Competitors Hit the Water

By Hobie Fishing An international field of 49 anglers took to the water at Leeville, Louisiana for the first time at the Hobie Fishing Worlds 6 presented by Rhino-Rack® for Lowrance Navigation and Pre-Fish Day. Lead by local guides, groups of five anglers scattered across the tournament zone, on the […]
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October 18, 2016

This 100-pound-plus fish lures saltwater fly anglers to the Florida Keys

By Richard Morin | Washington Post “I’ve got a fish at two o’clock. Seventy feet. Coming fast. See him?” Fishing guide Bill Houze spoke with quiet urgency from atop the platform suspended four feet above the stern of the 17-foot skiff. “I see him,” said my friend Mike Traugott, scanning the […]
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September 8, 2016
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“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” No-Yelling School Comes To FL Everglades Nov. 19-20

Experience the Jurassic Park of Fishing! Deadline is Oct. 1 for overnight lodging FT. LAUDERDALE, FL – 9/2016 ─  The award-winning Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing nonprofit series ventures to the Florida Everglades Nov. 19-20 for a wilderness fishing adventure. The Everglades program includes a Saturday class on specific fishing in 10,000 Islands, a home cooked potluck dinner […]
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July 1, 2016
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Western Africa’s Missing Fish: The Impacts of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing and Under-Reporting Catches by Foreign Fleets

By Blair FitzGibbon | MeltWater Press A crack down on illegal fishing by foreign commercial fleets operating in western Africa and investment in the region’s maritime industry could lead to major benefits, including more than 300,000 new jobs, according to a new report from the Overseas Development Institute and porCausa, the […]
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June 20, 2016
Evan Wheeler boated this huge speckled trout estimated at 8-plus pounds while fishing with Tim String in Mobile Bay.

Mobile Bay Trout Fishing Makes Big Turnaround

By DAVID RAINER Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Tim String is a happy camper again. The speckled trout fishing in Mobile Bay and nearby estuaries has been excellent this spring and early summer, which means String’s boat is full of happy campers as well. “From last year to […]
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May 31, 2016
PHOTOS: Jack Tibbs, a lifelong bass fisherman and Mayor of the City of Eufaula, enjoys the lake's return to prominence among the nation's top bass lakes. Tibbs says Eufaula has something to offer for every style of bass fishing from shallow vegetation to deep-water ledge fishing.

Lake Eufaula Rebounds to Former Glory

By David Rainer Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Any angler who fished Lake Eufaula during a down cycle in late 2010 and early 2011 will be glad to know the 46,000-acre impoundment on the Chattahoochee River in southeast Alabama has rebounded to its former glory. During that down […]
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April 5, 2016
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It’s Better to Count Fish, than Sheep

By JJ Waters On a recent business trip I lay awake for hours in the tiny hotel room as my mind spun wildly with too many thoughts about work, family, money, you name it. The next morning at breakfast, my business associate tried to make some small talk. “So how’d […]
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March 16, 2016
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C. Davis Electric Onboard as Presenting Sponsor for Inaugural Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival

Press Release By John Bell ISLAMORADA, FL—MARCH 15, 2016— They say the family that fishes together stays together, and for South Florida’s Davis family that tradition also includes supporting the Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival—a June event that will combine fishing, conservation, research and marine science scholarships. Nova Southeastern University […]
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February 22, 2016
(David Rainer) Sheepshead are plentiful along the Alabama Gulf Coast in late winter and early spring and make great table fare.

Focus on Sheepshead for Early Spring Fishing

By David Rainer It was one of those fishing trips that didn’t fill the ice chest with trophy fish, but it will forever be etched in my memory. Although there was still a chill in the air, I decided to see if I could locate a few speckled trout for […]
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February 22, 2016
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New Location for “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University at Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge, March 12-13, 2016

By Betty Bauman The Saturday, March 12 educational portion of the “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University will now be held at the Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the event offers hands-on fishing activities, habitat conservation and networking with other anglers on Saturday, […]
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December 10, 2015
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2015 Hobie® Fishing Worlds Championship

By Ingrid Niehaus | Hobie Cat Worldwide 20 Countries.  4 Continents. 48 Competitors. Oceanside, California – December 7, 2015 – After yielding fish, fun and friendships with a few cold ones and dim sum thrown in, seven North American World Championship Team members are back from representing the USA and Canada […]
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December 1, 2015
Photo Caption, below (l-r): front row: Izzy George, Kimberly Rohr, John Flood, Jasmine Flood, Joseph Rahl; Second Row: Max Rameriz, Russ Rivers, David Restrepo, Jennifer Cook; Back row: Brian Fay, Patrick Zeigler, Todd Rohr, Bryce Rohr and Joseph Fink. In stealth mode...and not pictured: Trevor Hoffman.

Florida Veterans Enjoy Miami Fishing Event

By Chris Chaffin Outdoor Adventure Conservation Fund and Team Red, White and Blue Dish Up Special Adventure For Military Vets on Veteran’s Day  Miami, FL—Fourteen deserving veterans enjoyed a full day of successful fishing out of Miami Beach Marina, thanks to a Veteran’s Day event organized by the Florida-based Outdoor Adventure Conservation […]
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November 19, 2015
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Nova Southeastern University & Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts Present Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival

By Joe Donzelli | Nova Southeastern University & John Bell Event Combines Fishing, Conservation, Research & Marine Science Scholarships FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – What do you get when you combine world-class fishing, Nova Southeastern University (NSU)and world-renowned conservationist and artist Guy Harvey? A one-of-a-kind marine conservation festival and tournament in the Florida Keys! NSU is proud to be […]
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November 11, 2015
Viper Beaded Spoon

The gold saltwater and freshwater all-fish-catching Viper Spoon. Attracting beads linking single-strand titanium line and sharp strong hooks, brings your natural or artificial baits to life.
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Fishing with Spoons Revisited

by Guy Harvey Magazine’s Online Fisherman | Using Lures A spoon is a spoon is a spoon. We pride ourselves on teaching our readers how to fish, when to fish, where to fish, and who they might find that is crazy enough to go fishing with them (check out our […]
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November 11, 2015
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Guy Harvey Magazine Announces Special Issue Through Partnership with LA Department of Wildlife & Fisheries

  By JJ Waters Louisiana’s rich, natural resources to be featured in Guy Harvey Magazine’s Spring 2016 Issue  Pensacola, FL – Guy Harvey Magazine (GHM), an award winning publication focused on sustainable and responsible fishing, today announced its partnership with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) to create […]
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October 27, 2015
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Top 5: Best Fishing Stories of All Time

by Zach Urness | Statesman Journal Almost five years ago, I was fishing for steelhead on the Rogue River with my friend Josh White when our conversation turned to the classic story and movie “A River Runs Through It.” “What most people don’t realize,” said White, owner of the Rogue Fly Shop in Grants […]
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