Old-time black-and-white photos framed on the walls of fishing clubs throughout the Caribbean show anglers grinning broadly next to a huge dead marlin hung by its tail at a weigh-station. Today, this is a rare sight. Instead of boating big ...

Manteo, N.C., brings to mind boat builders like Bayliss, Spencer and B&B. But a tradition of offshore fishing for blue marlin also exists at the Pirate’s Cove Marina. The 30th annual competition will decide which boat wins bragging rights – ...