Tag Archives: Swordfish

South Florida Angler Visits Caribbean in Pursuit of Record

On her way to a Billfish Royal Slam – Julie Crispin seen here with Ryan Thurner, mate of Marlin Magic in Kona, Hawaii

A Billfish Royal Slam is for most a lifetime sports fishing achievement. Julie Crispin, of Stuart, Florida, has set out to accomplish the International Game Fishing Association (IGFA) recognized feat of catching, tagging and releasing nine specific billfish species in 12 …

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Captain Bouncer Makes Lifelong Smiles

Captain Bouncer Makes Lifelong Smiles: Bouncer'sDusky 33. Captain Bouncer’s pride and joy. Photo courtesy of Captain Bouncer Smith

South Florida is truly a world class fishing destination with a plethora of charter captains available who can get you hooked up with a wide variety of exciting fish. Any of these captains can create a memorable fishing excursion but …

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The Billfish Foundation Celebrates 30 Years

The Billfish Foundation Celebrates 30 Years

A group of concerned sports fishermen united three decades ago over an alarming revelation. While boats were bigger, technology better and tackle trailblazing in its design, they were catching fewer and fewer billfish. One among them, Winthrop ‘Win’ Rockefeller, had the …

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