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How a Monster Fish Saved a Village
Deep within Guyana’s rainforest lives an ancient freshwater fish, a giant living fossil called arapaima.

Full Circle on the Chesapeake
Text and Photo by Shawn Kimbro
Conservation measures seek to ensure a healthy future for Chesapeake Bay striped bass.
Up ahead through the rain and spray, we could see big herring gulls as they circled and swooped high over the water above the edge of the shipping channel.

Sturgeon Success Story
By Rick Itami

Conservation efforts turn back the clock for prehistoric fish in the Pacific Northwest.

When I was a kid growing up in southwestern Idaho in the 1950s, I remember hearing stories and seeing old newspaper clippings  about commercial fishermen in the early part of the century catching huge sturgeon in the Snake River not far from my home.

Betting the Spread
Text and Photo by Capt. Dave Lear

The right outrigger  will help improve your offshore game.
Sportfishing historians aren’t sure who really deserves credit for inventing outriggers, but the idea of adding long poles to move teasers and trolled baits out away from the boat’s wake, keep them tracking straight and add a dropback on the strike quickly caught on.

Surfing the West Coast
Text and Photo by Bill Varney

Going small can pay big dividends when fishing the California surf.

There is a revolution out west and it’s happening right on the beach.

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