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Angling for Tomorrow: Help Protect the Future of Fishing

Ocean Conservancy By Elizabeth Fetherston When I was a kid, my dad, an avid freshwater fly fisherman, hooked me on …

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Supreme Court Strips Federal Agencies of Interpretive Power

It’s going to interesting to see where this one goes. On June 28, commercial herring fishermen won a case before …

508-Pound Blue Tops Emerald Coast Marlin Tourney

The 22nd Annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic (ECBC), held at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort from June 19-23, featured a total payout of $849,200 and a top prize of $95,040 for the tournament’s heaviest blue marlin—a 508.6-pounder battled in by Paul McMullen aboard Just The Tip.

Stud AJ is a South Carolina Record

Fishing out of Murrells Inlet on May 23, angler James Carroll battled in a 129-pound amberjack that is a new South Carolina state record. Here is the story in Carroll’s own words: