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Fads are the Latest Trend in Sport Fishing

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There’s a saying among sport fishermen: The name of the sport is fishing, not catching. Now, an ages old concept is receiving renewed interest by sport fishermen. Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) are on the rise in waters off many Caribbean …

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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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By The Mark …

Photo: Glenn Hayes

This month we publish our Sport Fishing Preview and list the tournaments taking place from May to the end of the year. Sport fishing fascinates me. How anglers catch fighting fish weighing hundreds of pounds on 30-pound test line, when …

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Sport Fisherman to Help Scientists

Now, thanks to a new program launched by The Billfish Foundation (TBF), headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, fishermen can record the number of fish they've seen, hooked and released.

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