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Game Fish

Experience goes a long way in saltwater big game fishing. Our experts highlight tips and locations for catching game fish, including tarpon, tuna, redfish, sharks, and more.

 

  • Unknown Sea Bass

    Sport Fishing readers try to stump the Fish Facts experts with strange catches.

    Sport Fishing readers try to stump the Fish Facts expert scientists with photos of strange catches, including an unidentifiable sea bass, a rare king-of-the-salmon and…
  • Jupiter Inlet: Florida’s Amazing Natural Aquarium

    Beneath the surface in this central Florida inlet is a spectacular fish bowl where cubera snapper, snook, tarpon and goliath grouper all coexist.

    Central Florida’s Jupiter Inlet attracts schools of big cubera snapper, snook in massive schools, tarpon and goliath grouper as a spectacular new video shows…

Inshore Fish

  • giant snook in South Florida

    Trolling deep-diving plugs through urban waterways yields surprising rewards.

    The canals and rivers of South Florida's urban areas provide more than a thruway for boat traffic. Giant snook reside here, and this is how to catch them.
  • flounder in the water

    Sport Fishing asked 10 experts from Maine to Texas how to catch trophy fish.

    Sport Fishing asked 10 pros from different regions of the United States how they catch trophy flounder. Follow these 30 tips and you won't be disappointed.
  • bull redfish

    To catch some of the largest red drum, explore the deep waters of coastal bays, rivers and passes.

    To catch some of the largest red drum, explore the deep waters of coastal bays, rivers and passes.

Offshore Fish

Nearshore/Reef

The Science of Sport Fishing

  • Unknown Sea Bass

    Sport Fishing readers try to stump the Fish Facts experts with strange catches.

    Sport Fishing readers try to stump the Fish Facts expert scientists with photos of strange catches, including an unidentifiable sea bass, a rare king-of-the-salmon and…
  • Experts shed light on the moon phase and its importance to catching fish.

    Is it best to fish a new moon, a full moon or a phase in between? Expert captains and scientists reveal their secrets.
  • New Program Dedicated to Best Release Practices

    The collaborative ReleaSense initiative provides a platform for anglers, industry and fish managers to share best catch-and-release practices.

    ReleaSense offers an expanding series of catch-and-release instructional videos from experts across North America to help anglers continue to be leaders in fisheries…
  • Queensland groper

    Sport Fishing readers try to stump the Fish Facts experts with strange catches.

    Sport Fishing readers try to stump the Fish Facts expert scientists with photos of strange catches, including the Queensland grouper, sargassumfish and skilletfish.

Conservation

  • End California’s Walls of Death

    A U.S. Senate bill would phase out the use of driftnets, saving great numbers of marine mammals and pelagic fish annually off the state's coast

    Driftnets catch and indiscriminately kill great numbers of sharks, billfish, sea turtles, porpoises and more each year off the California coast. A Senate bill hopes to…
  • Industry Reinforces Commitment to Conservation Through Renewed FishSmart Program

    Program aims to increase red snapper, red drum and other South Atlantic species survival rate

    Program aims to increase red snapper, red drum and other South Atlantic species survival rate…
  • New Program Dedicated to Best Release Practices

    The collaborative ReleaSense initiative provides a platform for anglers, industry and fish managers to share best catch-and-release practices.

    ReleaSense offers an expanding series of catch-and-release instructional videos from experts across North America to help anglers continue to be leaders in fisheries…