Extraordinary Photos from Sport Fishing's "Last Cast" Pages, 2018

Nine memorable images of fish, fishing and marine life from the back page of Sport Fishing magazine.

W

e 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.

Extraordinary Photos from Sport Fishing's "Last Cast" Pages, 2018
1 of 9Jason Stemple

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.

Extraordinary Photos from Sport Fishing's "Last Cast" Pages, 2018
2 of 9Pete Millisci

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.

Extraordinary Photos from Sport Fishing's "Last Cast" Pages, 2018
3 of 9Michael Patrick O'Neill

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.

Extraordinary Photos from Sport Fishing's "Last Cast" Pages, 2018
4 of 9Sami Ghandour

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.

Extraordinary Photos from Sport Fishing's "Last Cast" Pages, 2018
5 of 9Chris & Monique Fallows

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.

Extraordinary Photos from Sport Fishing's "Last Cast" Pages, 2018
6 of 9Adrian E. Gray

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.

Extraordinary Photos from Sport Fishing's "Last Cast" Pages, 2018
7 of 9Kelly Dalling Fallon

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.

Extraordinary Photos from Sport Fishing's "Last Cast" Pages, 2018
8 of 9Michael Patrick O’Neill / mpostock.com

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER — BFFs

In the clear shallows of Western Australia, a large cobia keeps company with a massive tiger shark on the hunt.

Extraordinary Photos from Sport Fishing's "Last Cast" Pages, 2018
9 of 9David O’Connor