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Head First Wins Port Antonio International Tournament

The winning team start their celebrations aboard Head First (from left) : Jack Carvalho, Michael Grant, Allan Mattie (in fighting chair), Harry Janderson, Doug Cumberland and Captain Stanley Carvalho

They hail from the land-locked prairies of Alberta, Canada. However, Doug Cumberland and his team aboard the 47ft Bertram, Head First, certainly showed their prowess on the Caribbean Sea when it came to billfishing. The team aboard Cumberland’s Negril, Jamaica-based …

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2018 Caribbean Sport Fishing Tournament Preview

Now that’s a Mahi-mahi! Barbados Game Fishing Association International Tournament. Photo courtesy of BGFA

There’s no place better to sport fish than in the waters of the Caribbean Sea and those of the Atlantic Ocean that boarder the region’s many islands. New tournaments and new dates mark some of the ‘What’s New’ in the …

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Antigua’s Best of the West Tournament

Photo: Kimberley Hall

Team success is about everyone pulling their weight. This is one reason the five fishermen aboard the 32ft Carrera, Scallywag, won Champion Boat in the 26ft and over category with 227.6lb of fish in the Best of the West tournament, …

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Go Where the Fish Are with C-Map’s Genesis Edge

  Catch big fish and lots of them with the help of Genesis Edge, a premium mapping service from Norway-headquartered C-Map that lets subscribers access new game-changing features such as bottom-hardness and submerged-vegetation map layers to turn their fishing trips …

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Tarpon Talk on Tap at Trust Symposium

Calling all anglers, scientists, conservationists and fishing industry representatives! The Coral Gables, Florida-headquartered Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT) hosts its 6th International Science Symposium on November 10 to 11, at the Bonaventure Resort and Spa, in Weston, Florida. This global …

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Sport Fishing Industry’s Latest Offerings

Livetarget’s new HollowBody Mullet. courtesy of Livetarget

This past summer the fishing industry gathered in Orlando, Florida, to display its latest and greatest offerings at ICAST (the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades) produced by the American Sportfishing Association. The convention floor was packed with everything imaginable …

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Premium Quality Dock Box Holds Three 7ft Rods

When a single fishing rod can cost upwards of $400, it makes sense to protect it from damage and theft. To safeguard this valuable equipment, Better Way Products manufactures the model 825 Rod Box, a premium quality dock and deck …

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Panoply Wins Top Boat in 2017 Caicos Classic

The third day proved the lucky charm for the team aboard Panoply. Anglers on this 46ft Bertram sport fisherman were the first to release two blue marlin, which earned them Top Boat in the twenty-second Caicos Classic IGFA Release Tournament, …

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Little Fish in Big Trouble, Researchers Say

Courtesy of the Pew Charitable Trusts

  Global demand is surging for forage fish which are used to make pet food, cosmetics, nutritional supplements, fertilizer and feed for animals and aquaculture operations. Their eggs are a delicacy. They are vulnerable to pollution and climate change which …

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Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament

Team Incognito, winners of the Mikie Pigott Jr. Memorial Classic

Good vibes and great skills led the team aboard Incognito to win the Mikie Pigott Jr. Memorial Classic, hosted out of Nelson’s Dockyard on June 2nd. However, when it came to the team defending its top boat title in the …

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Cap Cana International Billfish Shootout

Top Boat and winning team Casca Dura collect their prizes. Photo: GLEO

The spectacular catch and release of two blue marlin and four white marlin on the third and final day of fishing in the 23rd International Billfish Shootout in Cap Cana, Dominican Republic, is the come-from-behind feat which earned the sport …

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