Featured Editorial

Congress Wades into Atlantic Red Snapper

On July 11, one day ahead of the single-day South Atlantic red snapper season on Friday, July 12, 19 members of Congress signed a letter to NOAA urging commonsense management of the red snapper stock.Jul 15th, 2024

Foundation Outdoor Group Inks Exclusive Deal with GAHO

Foundation to Offer Full Line of CCT Reel Seats to Business and Consumer CustomersJul 11th, 2024

Pacific Bluefin on the Road to Recovery

At a May meeting in Victoria, Canada, a new stock assessment was finalized, which confirmed that the stock reached its second rebuilding target in 2021. This goal to reach this target was originally set for 2034. With current management measures in place, the population growth is expected to continue. A NOAA press release even suggested the potential for increased harvest in future years.Jul 11th, 2024

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.Jul 10th, 2024

Suzuki Marine Trailblazes Viable Path For Sustainable Marine Fuels In Florida

Effort Exemplifies “Kizuna” Commitment to Panama City Community and StateJul 9th, 2024

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:Jul 9th, 2024

Striper Angler Snags Record Paddlefish

An angler trolling for striped bass hauled in a 127-pound, 6-ounce Arkansas state record paddlefish on June 15. The monster fish came from Beaver Lake in northwest Arkansas, and it crushed the existing record of 118 pounds.Jul 5th, 2024

Redfish Under the Trees

With water temps reaching the low 90s this time of the year, it makes it tough to catch redfish after the sun heats the water to bathwater standards. One technique that works very well for us is soaking Gulps under the mangroves. This is not a huge secret but one that deserves attention this time of year.Jul 4th, 2024

Giant Georgia Stumpknocker!

Size is relative. While this 12-ounce, 9-inch-long stumpknocker might not qualify as a giant in the eyes of most anglers, it is a very big one for its species. It’s also a new Georgia state record.Jul 3rd, 2024

Bassin’ The Dog Days

The heat of the summer is upon us. Here are some helpful hints to make your time on the water a little more enjoyable and safe. First and foremost are your health and safety. Every year we hear of boating accidents and drownings all over the country. I have learned a valuable lesson this past month; dehydration can cause anglers great pain and health issues. Trust me on this one folks, as I just experienced it myself in the form of kidney stones. Health problems, due to long days on the water, and accidents can be prevented by observing some simple guidelines.Jul 3rd, 2024

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Record Permit on the Fly

John Morrow was fly fishing out of Key West, Fla. with Capt. Tommy Robinson, of Robinson Brothers Guide Service, when he caught this 90-centimeter (35.4-inch) permit on Feb. 23.Jul 1st, 2024

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