We see hundreds of outstanding photos throughout the year, but of those only a few are chosen to appear on SF’s “Last Cast” page. If you missed seeing any of those, see them here. If you did see them, they’re well worth another look. — Doug Olander
JANUARY — Jacks Attack a Mullet
No penalties for piling on in this world: Marauding jack crevalle try to outdo each other to be first to devour a hapless mullet trying to tail-dance away.
FEBRUARY — Angry Mahi
The angry mahi: An unusual angle makes this mahi (dolphinfish) look positively grumpy. But then, yeah, we guess it has good reason.
MARCH — Giant Trevally in Motion
There goes 60 pounds of bad attitude: Giant trevally look the part of their reputation, well-earned among sport fishermen.
APRIL — High-Flying Yellowfin
Flight of the yellowfin: A big tuna broad-jumps over the surface of Panama’s Gulf of Chiriqui while chasing baitfish.
MAY — Gannets Hunt Under the Surface
Formidable fishermen: After plummeting deep into the Indian Ocean in a daredevil dive, Cape Gannets “fly” underwater in pursuit of fleeing red-eye sardines.
JUNE — Infinite Baitfish Surround Tarpon
Make a hole: A seemingly endless school of pilchards in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, stays well away from a tarpon that’s undoubtedly looking to pick off stragglers.
JULY/AUGUST — Bluewater Behemoth
A tense pre-release moment with a BMFP (black marlin of frightening proportions) off Cairns, Australia, aboard the game-fish boat Kekoa.
SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER — Fascinating Flyer
Flying fish are fascinating from every angle, including this remarkable head-on view of a 5-inch flyer at night off Palm Beach, Florida.
NOVEMBER/DECEMBER — BFFs
In the clear shallows of Western Australia, a large cobia keeps company with a massive tiger shark on the hunt.