Sails Off the Beach

Wintertime is the right time to find sailfish along a storied stretch of Florida’s east coast.

story by charlie levine

As the heat of Florida’s seemingly never-ending summer slowly slips away come November, the telltale sweeping dorsal fins of Atlantic sailfish will begin waving anglers in.

Big Mama’s House

Finding a big trout in the winter should be done using an organized system not too different from finding a new house.

story by brian holden | photos by pat murray

Location, location, location! If you have ever been in the market to buy a new house, you have certainly heard this expression. It refers to the important things around your home, like good school districts, access to restaurants and shopping, traffic or a lack thereof, the neighborhood and families around you, as well as a myriad of other considerations.

Sol Duc

Olympic Peninsula’s Sol Duc is a treacherous river that produces spectacular steelhead. 

story and photos by pat hoglund

It is a game of inches, steelhead fishing on the Sol Duc River. The seams, buckets, edges and pockets that give the river its notorious reputation as one of the most treacherous rivers to float on the Olympic Peninsula are also the lairs where the river’s legendary steelhead hold. 

Cold Cure
Winter is the best time of year to fish for striped bass today, while keeping tomorrow in mind.

story by david sikorski | photos by shawn kimbro

It’s winter. It’s cold, it’s wet, and long gone are the hungry schools of surface feeding stripers that are the stuff of dreams for every angler. It’s a great time of year to sit inside by the fire, read a book, or watch a fishing video.

Louisiana Blueprint for Gulf Habitat
Building Conservation Trust | Project Highlight

Due to a federal regulation known as the Idle Iron policy, energy producers are required to remove offshore platforms once they are no longer active and, as a result, the vast forest of artificial marine habitats in the Gulf is rapidly disappearing.

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