Over 500 species of fish swim in the seas surrounding the Caribbean islands. How to budget for Charter Fishing Costs in the Caribbean ...

Randy Towe of Islamorada is a fishing guide, rod builder and yacht broker. A man of many talents, he had two main loves growing up in South Florida: baseball and fishing. He pursued them concurrently, wondering what his future might ...

The recreational fishing and boating community is applauding the decision by NOAA Fisheries to deny an Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) that would have allowed pelagic longline (PLL) vessels into the East Florida Coast Pelagic Longline Closed Area. “Angler conservationists can ...

Smaller yet just as spectacular is a great way to describe the 2018 St. Martin Billfish  Tournament, presented by Delta Petroleum. Nine boats, carrying sportfishing teams from St. Martin, St. Croix, Antigua and Trinidad cast off in the two-day tournament ...

Most deep-sea fishing anglers across the globe have fished or know the uniqueness of the International Billfish Tournament (IBT) of Club Náutico de San Juan. This year it will be held Oct. 15-21 with the waxing gibbous moon of October ...

Finding the right spot to fish proved the secret to success for Douglas, the Top Boat team in the Marlin Division at the Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament, fished May 19 and 20, out of Nelson’s Dockyard, Antigua. The ...

Two hours after lines in, David Stuedell felt a tug on his line unlike any other he’s experienced in more than two decades of fishing in this year’s 30th anniversary Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament. On the other end of his ...

Sports fishermen are notoriously loathe to give up the location of a secret fishing hole. Today, some of the best places to catch fish are right out in the open sea, well-marked and mapped. These are FADs or fish aggregating ...

Being in the right place at the right time paid off in double dividends for the Mama Who at the 5th Casa de Campo International Blue Marlin Classic. The team aboard the 77ft Jarrett Bay earned Top Boat in the ...

West meets east when it comes to top-of-the-line stabilizers and their installation. Earlier this year, owner/captain Scott Nichols desired the latest smooth riding technology on his 85-foot, Sea Force-built sports fishing yacht, which he purchased without stabilizers. Thus, the Rumbera ...

The hunt is on! Harvest lionfish from Florida’s waters and earn the chance to win up to $5,000. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is calling for all Sunshine State divers and anglers to register now at MyFWC.com/Lionfish. ...

The third day proved a charm for the anglers and crew aboard Legacy. The Bajan-based team fishing on the 30-foot Pacemaker earned the Champion Boat title in the Barbados International Tournament, held April 3 to 7, out of Port St. ...

Get ready for red snapper season! The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will implement a 40-day red snapper season in state and federal waters off the Gulf coast of Florida beginning June 11, 2018. Since the federal season ...

One of Florida’s largest fishing tournaments returns to the Riviera Beach Marina Village on June 1 to 2. This is when over 200 boats and nearly 1,000 anglers are expected to compete in the 16th annual Palm Beach County KDW Classic. ...

The Trinidad and Tobago Game Fishing Association’s Budget Marine Wahoo Blowout tournament attracted ten boats comprising 46 anglers who braved rough seas and inclement weather in a superb show of good sportsmanship.  Although the tournament focuses on wahoo as the ...

  They’re back! Swordfish and sailfish that is. Several leading recreational fishing and boating organizations are working hard to keep it that way in the wake of a Florida company’s application to get a federally exempted fishing permit to introduce ...

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced $2,501,621 in funding to the Virgin Islands to support critical state conservation and outdoor recreation projects. The announcement is part of $1.1 billion in annual national funding going to state wildlife agencies from ...

Go fishing and benefit the community too! The Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club will host its 23rd annual Dolphin Derby on April 29. This year, not only will there be prizes awarded to anglers catching the largest fish, but the ...

Much of what is known about the biology and life history of Atlantic Sailfish, an iconic and economically important marine game fish, can be credited to John W. Jolley, Jr. It’s no wonder then that for only the fifth time ...

Rough seas didn’t dampen the sports fishing enthusiasm at Club Nautico de San Juan’s 64th International Billfish Tournament (IBT), fished December 2nd to 3rd 2017. Rescheduled once from September and again from November in the wake of Hurricane Maria’s devastation, ...