Many fisheries across the globe have, at one time or another, generated the sort of fishing upon which fables are built, producing big fish in numbers and attracting the attention of the world’s premier anglers. But among those, a few have gone down as truly special, often transforming the very way we fish and think about our sport. They give us something to dream about. Here are 10 such fisheries. Listed here in no particular order of importance, quite a few of these fisheries still produce to this day, while others have faded over the years. Still others were decimated long ago by commercial overfishing. But all share a common thread as legends in the rich history of saltwater fishing.