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Angler advantage, knowing what fish see

Many types of schooling fish and most large fish, particularly predators, have large eyes, but it's where they feed that determines the value needs of their vision [...]

November 13, 2017 RECENT, Slide

It’s the fastest fish – period

Fly fishing for sailfish doesn't happen for most folks in a lifetime. But if you get the chance it's beyond fun and not difficult with a good captain [...]

June 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Top Gun: Catching the incredible sailfish on a fly

An obsession to pursue and conquer a monster of the depths regardless of the consequences to one’s bank account, career and family life. [...]

December 27, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Top Gun

The Origin: The Florida Keys introduces saltwater sports fishing to the world

The Florida Keys is still a great destination for saltwater fly fishing. Its tarpon, bonefish, permit, sailfish, dolphinfish and many other species bring visitors from around the world [...]

December 27, 2016 RECENT, Slide, The Origin

Fish Facts: IGFA video on sailfish is enlightening

Sailfish are one of the fastest fish in the ocean. They have been clocked at speeds of up to 68 mph at which time they keep their iconic sail folded down. [...]

September 26, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos, Wednesday Fish Facts

Feature Story: Rediscovering my Old Man and the Sea

My muscles were in agony and my reeling hand blistered up; I was functioning on pure adrenaline, feeling every inch a soft and pudgy city kid [...]

December 16, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Wednesday Fish Facts: The mighty billfishes

Their upper jaw projects far past the length of the lower, creating a slender, pointed “bill." Intrepid anglers will spend fortunes and lifetimes in pursuit of billfish. [...]

December 4, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Friday Fish Frame: Rendezvous by Carey Chen

A genuine master of his craft, Carey Chen is gaining worldwide attention for his unparalleled portraits of life at sea. [...]

April 19, 2013 RECENT, Slide, Spot

News: 13th Annual Islamorada Sailfly Championship Results

A full complement of devoted and talented flyrod anglers gathered for two days of sailfishing in the 13th Annual Islamorada SailFly Championship. [...]

January 16, 2013 News, RECENT, Spot

Friday Fish Frame

Check out this amazing sailfish shot taken by South Florida based photographer, David Cartee. [...]

December 21, 2012 RECENT, Slide, Spot