I recently had the pleasure of attending my first D.O.A. Outdoor Writer’s Event, an annual outing that brings together some of the country’s top outdoor writers and photographers, along with several fishing tackle manufacturers, for a couple days of camaraderie, good fishing and great food.
The 10-footer leaves scratches in engine's lower unit.
If you fish the northern Gulf of Mexico, you’re no doubt familiar by now with the U.S. Department of the Interior’s misguided “Idle Iron” policy, the federal plan to destroy 650 decommissioned oil platforms in the region.
Announcement is made during the United Nations' Rio+20 Summit.
Pliers designed for saltwater use are the way to go when fishing
Sharks, snappers and groupers in windy Key West
Ever since I heard Mick Dundee utter the words, “A barramundi’s a bloody big fish,” in the ’80s hit Crocodile Dundee, I’ve had this species in the back of my mind. After all, the barra looks like something like a cross between a snook and a tarpon, two of my favs — and apparently they fight just as well as either of those fish.
While walking the halls of the ICAST tackle show in Orlando, Florida, last week, Jim Schulin, an old friend from rod maker Temple Fork Outfitters approached me and said with a wry smile that I needed to see a video on his phone. He accessed YouTube and began chuckling as the video started to play.
Another week is underway and yet comes another sighting of a great white shark — this one off the Florida coast of all places.