“How sad to watch one of the most beautiful creatures on our earth be subjected to such treatment.”“Stop killing the oceans for sport and greed.”“I am glad my children didn’t have to see the appalling sight of such a magnificent creature being killed in the name of sport.”
There are a number of species I’ve encountered in faraway waters that I find myself fervently wishing inhabited U.S. waters because they’re such fabulous game fish. That would include queenfish and, in fresh water, certainly the amazing snakehead (which is caught here in a few places). And always in that list is the narrow-barred Spanish mackerel, which I’ve written about in awed tones, with good reason.
A big-game boat backing down hard into the seas off Australia gets more than it bargained for when 600 pounds of black marlin lands in the cockpit.
Fewest Young Stripers in 60 Years Found in Chesapeake Bay Tributaries
A shocking video offers in less than a minute an effective reminder of why this country has banned shark finning — and why the whole world needs to.
How Anglers Capture a Very Rare Louvar — And Lose it To an Unscrupulous Skipper
AFTCO Sets Industry Benchmark in Its Support for Marine-Conservation and Angler-Access Issues
Texas’ Harte Research Institute and the Coastal Conservation Association Team Up to Create the First Sport-Fishing Research Center