Category Archives: Fish Species

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Like Candy: Fishing Nymphs for More Trout

By Kevin C. Brown Despite common thought concerning the method in which fly fisherman most often catch trout (dry flies), many non-fly fishermen may be surprised to discover the majority of the trout that are caught by fly fishermen are actually caught on tiny patterns that imitate aquatic insects called ...
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Top 10 Hardest Fighting Inshore Game Fish – Atlantic Coast

Meet Our Top 10, Pound-for-Pound, Hardest Fighting Inshore Fish Anglers love to debate, banter and oftentimes engage in some plain old fashion bragging - usually, good-naturedly, I might add - when it comes to fishing. It's always been that way and I imagine that kind of friendly discourse between anglers ...
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surf fishing in the caribbean

The Best Fishing in the Caribbean Isn’t Always Offshore

Boatless Fishing in the Caribbean There many species of fish available to the angler who wants to fish both inshore and offshore around the many Islands that make up the Caribbean. Although the majority of the attention is focussed on larger species such as sailfish, marlin, mahi-mahi, and tuna caught ...
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Nothing Mickey Mouse About the Bass Fishing in Central Florida

Florida is home to over 2.5 million acres of freshwater which are available in the form of ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, springs, man-made canals and wetlands. Hundreds of the lakes and ponds were formed naturally through various geologic processes whereas hundreds more are artificial, being constructed on housing developments, shopping ...
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Bass fishing for beginners

From Top to Bottom: An In-depth Guide to Bass Fishing for Beginners (and Everyone Else)

Article by Willie Luker Bass (largemouth) fishing is a deceptively difficult hobby to get into. Due to most having begun their experience at single digit ages, it can be hard to work your way into the loop as a late bloomer. I, personally, grew up in some of the best ...
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Deciphering the Spawning Bass

Article by Willie Luker Understanding the Spawning Bass - the Key to Enticing More Bites When the mosquitoes start flying and the cicadas rev up their nightly choir, it's largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoidesspawning season in central Alabama once again. People across the world look forward to this all year long, ...
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Satellite view of bristol bay alaska

Bristol Bay Is Safe – for Now!

A few months back I wrote a post about the looming threat that Alaska's Bristol Bay faced from an Environmental Protection Agency decision to phase out previous administration restrictions on mining operations in the bay's watershed. At the time, local fishermen, conservation groups, and the local community in general feared ...
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Tarpon Fishing Nicaragua Where Rainforest Meets the Caribbean

Guest post by Phil James The Caribbean sea has long held an allure as a place of mystery and adventure. It draws all kinds of souls to its shores - thrill seekers, sailors, nature lovers. But along its miles and miles of coastline, nowhere does this promise of adventure seem ...
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bristol bay sockeye salmon threatened

Bristol Bay Salmon: Drawing a Line in the Tundra

Alaska's Bristol Bay is a breathtaking place with a unique ecosystem rich in vast wetlands, winding rivers, streams, forests of spruce and alder, and home to many species of animals, birds, and fish. The bay is a pristinely beautiful ecosystem that supports thousands of human life and countless wildlife. But ...
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snook fishing florida fall

Florida Fall Snook Season Open 2017

Florida Fall Snook Season Is Finally Here! Today is a very special day throughout the state of Florida for die-hard snook anglers. September 1st marks the opening of the fall snook season throughout the Sunshine State, and from coast to coast Florida recreational fisherman will finally be able to let ...
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saltwater striped bass fishing from a kayak

Striped Bass Fishing

Fishing for Stripers, Never a Boring Adventure They are called rockfish, linesiders, and stripers, but the one thing these rugged and powerful fish are never called is boring. One of the things that makes striped bass such a favorite with anglers is the fact that they are anadromous, meaning they ...
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surf fishing on florida beach - gulf coast

Surf Fishing Tips for More Catches at the Beach

Surf Fishing Basics and Tips for Beginners and Anyone Who Wants to Catch More Fish from the Surf Surf fishing might be the most exciting form of land-based sportfishing. Why do I say this? Because of the challenge, versatility, and excitement it provides. Pure and simple, it's just a lot ...
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