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Giant Swordfish Landed in Australia

<i>Swordfishing is hot right now in southern Australia, with some truly monstrous broadbills being landed on a regular basis. This is the remarkable</i> …

Fishing

Bertram Yachts Debuts New Model

Building on the success of their hot new 35-footer, Bertram Yachts announces the unveiling of their new 61-foot sport-fisher, designed with the …

Boats

Lucas Oil Safeguard Ethanol Fuel Conditioner Test

Lucas Oil has developed a new fuel treatment specially formulated to protect and clean injectors and combustion chambers while preventing fuel …

Ethanol

Wynsong Tops the Fleet at Cajun Canyons

The Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic, presented by H&E Equipment Services, has always been about the fishing, fun and camaraderie among the teams in …

Fishing

Reel Addiction Victorious in Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic

Owners Rocky and Laurie Jones have been trying to win the big fish division of this tournament since their release division win 12 years ago. When …

Fishing

Protect Your Watercraft Engine with Lucas Oil's Marine Fuel Treatment

Port Canaveral pilot-boat captain Mike Rigby credits Lucas Oil's new Marine Fuel Treatment for saving his company maintenance costs and at least 10 …

Energy

Miss Victoria Wins the Abaco Diamond Series

There is no doubt Capt. Brian Speedy knows how to dead-bait fish - especially for white marlin. The team on the 76-foot Viking Yachts, <i>Miss Victoria</i>, …

Fish

Transitioning from Mate to Captain

Most of us dream about running our own boat one day. It’s in a fisherman’s DNA, and there isn’t a deckhand alive who hasn’t at least once thought …

Sailing

Lo Que Sea Wins Abaco Beach Blue Marlin Tournament

Capt. Kevin Paul and the team on <i>Lo Que Sea</i> released six billfish in the three-day tournament, earning almost $82,000 in winnings and the Bodo Muche …

Fishing

Paul Mann 63

Construction is now underway on Hull No. 140 from Paul Mann Custom Boats in Manns Harbor, North Carolina. The 63-footer will feature a …

Boats

Using Apps for Billfishing

For electronics buffs, the big news at the Miami International Boat Show was about software more than hardware. In the past few model years, …

Imaging

Bertram Yachts to Standardize Marine Stabilization

Bertram Yachts Vice President of Sales Tommy Thompson says that if his company builds a hull that can go through anything, they need to be sure the …

Hull

Furuno Announces New Multi-Touch Combos

The sleek new GP1871F and GP1971F models have the same TZtouch2-feel, using C-Map’s 4-D charts. The combo units feature plenty of useful data that is …

Multi-Touch

Back on the Bridge

Being a boat captain for so many years and now being an insurance agent nerd, I had to start repairing and checking off the surveyor’s …

Costa Rica

The Sargassum Invasion

Sargassum: We have a love/hate relationship with the stuff. It can be a welcome sight offshore, but once it makes its way closer to land, socking in …

Gulf Coast

Grenada's Billfish Action

Stepping onto the airport tarmac, the fragrance in the air is unmistakable: The clean tropical breeze is scented with hints of cloves, allspice, …

Fish

Maverick Costa Rica Acquires Costa Rica Dreams

Maverick Costa Rica recently announced that it has reached an agreement to purchase Costa Rica Dreams Sport Fishing, a popular charter fishing …

Costa Rica

Maintenance and Cure

Many vessel owners employ full-time captains, mates, stewardesses and engineers. However, most owners are unfamiliar with their obligations and …

U.S. Supreme Court

Mister Pete Wins Again in Georgetown

Coming off their win in the Bohicket Marina Invitational two weeks ago, Capt. Alan Neiford and the team on <i>Mister Pete</i> has now won the Georgetown Blue …

South Carolina

Viking Yachts Free Spool on Top at Production vs. Custom Shootout

Capt. Ricky Spikes and the team on the 62-foot Viking Yachts <i>Free Spool</i> released six blue marlin in the three-day tournament to bring home more than …

Fish

2018 Father's Day Fishing Gifts

Many of our fathers opened the door to the world of offshore sport-fishing for us. Show Dad that you appreciate his love and support with the …

Fishing

Favorite Destinations for Big Blue Marlin

There are several places where I have seen some big blue marlin, but by far the largest one I have ever seen was right here off Oregon Inlet. I …

Fishing

New Products on the Horizon

They might not be as sexy as a new custom sport-fisher, but having good pumps and switches to move water either in or out of the boat is one vitally …

Sailing

Orange Beach Billfish Classic Falls to Done Deal

Now in its 22nd year, the Orange Beach Billfish Classic has once again seen records for participation and prize money; this year, 53 teams registered …

Fishing

Main Attraction Hits the Sailfish Lottery

With a busy charter schedule that has them fishing seven days a week, Capt. Marty Lewis and his mate, Clint Rodamer, on <i>Main Attraction</i>, a 43-foot …

Fishing

Team Douglas Prevails in the 52nd Antigua Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament

Regarded as well-loved – in competition and in parties - and hosting up to 50 teams from 10 different country across the Caribbean, Germany and the …

Sport Fishing

Sea Toy on Top at Hatteras Village Offshore Open

Capt. Rom Whitaker on <i>Release</i> was feeling pretty good as he rolled up to the scale on Day One of the Hatteras Village Offshore Open with a 404.1-pound …

Fishing

The End of an Era for G&S Boats

When Destin, Florida, charter captain Buddy Gentry met Steve Sauer in the late 1960s, neither could have foretold the impact they would have on the …

Sailing

Light-Tackle Yellowfin Tuna World Record

Twenty-six years ago, Pamela Basco — a past recipient of the International Game Fish Association’s Bob Herder Light Tackle Award — set the women’s …

World Records

Q&A with Scott Burt

Forty-eight years ago, Scott Burt landed in the United States from his native Scotland as a teenager and began his American dream on the edge of the …