Discover Puerto Rico

Warm Up to Puerto Rico The island is a U.S. territory and a gateway to the Caribbean. It’s amazing how little most U.S. mainlanders really know about Puerto Rico. Sure, plenty have flown to the island or even taken cruise ships to San Juan, the capital of this United States territory, but I’m not convinced […]

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The Craw For All Seasons

Nature abounds with precisely-honed relationships that link predator and prey. For the lions of the African savannah, it is the wildebeest. For polar bears in the Arctic north, it is the seal. And for both largemouth and smallmouth bass, it is the craw fish. Few other prey items can reliably attract and trigger bass throughout […]

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Late Season Fishing In New England

Haddock are primarily bottom feeders, and are best targeted with clams or clam bellies on a high-low rig. The last two months of the saltwater season have a drastically different feel, depending on whether you are fishing north or south of Cape Cod. However, one thing remains the same—there’s plenty of great fishing left for […]

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Late Fall Fishing Bonanza In Raritan Bay

The clear, crisp air in November brings beautiful sunrises. With the New York skyline outlined by a deep-red sky and a little mist rising off the water, the scene was set for a magical day on the water—if the fish were willing to cooperate. The truck reported 35 degrees when I got in, but with […]

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2022 Gift Guide: 7 Gifts to Get Kids Into Fishing

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5 Gift Ideas for the Ice Fisherman

“I have enough fishing gear,” said no angler, ever. The ongoing accumulation of the latest and greatest fishing tackle, apparel, and knickknacks is part and parcel with being a fisherman. When saltwater season winds down, and holiday season ramps up, it’s prime time to restock, upgrade, and expand your fishing arsenal. In this year’s Angler’s […]

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24 Gifts for Striper Fishermen

From surf to boat, and Maine to Maryland, the striped bass reigns supreme as the world’s  greatest gamefish. Here are some of the items at the top of our wishlist for next striper season. #gift-guide{max-width: 1080px;}#gift-guide .rcorners {margin:12px 0 15px 0; height: auto; overflow:hidden;}#gift-guide .rcorners h3 {margin:0;}#gift-guide .rcorners p {margin:0;}#gift-guide .rcorners .rc-title {border-radius: 15px; border: […]

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How Do I Spot a Cheap Boat?

When you find a boat you like, put your emotional attachment aside and conduct a diligent inspection to make sure it’s built properly. Jim Hendricks In shopping for a boat, whether new or used, it’s easy to miss warning signs of shoddy construction and outfitting, especially when your head is filled with visions of calm […]

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Josh Bertrand – Featured on Bass Edge Radio

MLF/BPT Angler Josh Bertrand is a top angler using forward facing sonar WILDWOOD, Mo. – Bass Edge Radio interviews 2022 Won Bass US Open Champion and MLF/Bass Pro Tour Angler Josh Bertrand as the featured angler in their latest podcast presented by Megaware KeelGuard.  Show hosts Aaron Martin and Kurt Dove breakdown with Josh the finer details of […]

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Techniques for Bass Fishing from a Kayak

Techniques for Bass Fishing from a Kayak By: Chandler Parker Hitting the lake with a fishing kayak simply isn’t enough; to maximize your chances of catching quality largemouth bass, you’ll need to know how to use that kayak properly. You’ll want to understand how to control your fishing platform—as well as cast, present, and retrieve […]

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Statewide Tips for Finding and Fooling Golden Tilefish

In Florida and The Bahamas, widespread anglers are fortunate to have a massive variety of offshore game fish roaming the region’s diverse deep-water venues. From the very surface where pelagic predators feed with fervor to the dark depths where demersal species reign supreme, there’s no telling what any given blue water adventure might produce. Although […]

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Jaguar Powerboats Introduces 37 Offshore Series

PHOTO COURTESY OF JAGUAR POWERBOATS The new 37 Offshore Series from Jaguar Powerboats incorporates key racing elements courtesy of the company’s long race boat building history. Premium build quality and design make for a stable, smooth ride and exceptional performance, whether offshore fishing or enjoying a luxurious day on the water with family. The extremely […]

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Major League Fishing Announces Organizational Changes

BENTON, Ky. (Nov. 9, 2022) – Major League Fishing (MLF) announced today organizational changes along with multiple promotions in leadership and tournament staff to align the business with future goals. Major League Fishing’s headquarters will relocate from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Benton, Kentucky. With the majority of tournament operations staff and equipment already residing in Benton, […]

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Tackle and Techniques to Catch Trophy Kingfish

With sharp teeth and tails built for speed, smoker kings like this destroy all but the stoutest tackle. David A. Brown Special delivery: Sign up for the free Salt Water Sportsman email newsletter. Subscribe to Salt Water Sportsman magazine for $19 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. We’ve all seen it. A guy pulling dead cigar […]

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