DOA's soft plastic lures make great plugs for tarpon.
Despite typically horrible sailfishing conditions (offshore, west winds and flat seas), anglers caught a tournament-record 539 sailfish in the Stuart Sailfish Club Light Tackle Tournament in Stuart, Florida, December 8-13, 1997. Totals from the event's first day reached an astounding 382 sails, all on dead bait - a possible record for the most Atlantic sails caught during a single day in a tournament. Winners included NUCO2 for the team division aboard Tuna Tango and individual winner Joe Lehner fishing with Capt. V.J. Bell on Boneshaker.
How inshore guides pick their colors to catch more fish.
Huge Summer Tarpon Surround Hilton Head
"As I became more familiar with the features of the Coastal deck, its true fishability began to reveal itself."
Good cast nets don't come cheap. Here's how to pick the right one.
Watch your tuna catches sky-rocket by fishing the far side of the Gulf Stream.
John Isley of the Fishin-N-Pole in Orlando, Florida, recommends spraying rods and reels with Pledge furniture wax.
When a silver king explodes on your plug, you'll wonder why you ever used bait.
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