Joycelyn Boudreaux

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Time to Update Fisheries Management

In the United States, healthy fisheries have traditionally meant better fishing access for anglers. That’s one of the main reasons why anglers have …

Conservation

Anchor Warning With Colored Chain Links

When you’re retrieving the anchor with a windlass, judging the amount of remaining rode can prove difficult, especially when using a remote switch at …

6 Ways to Troll Slow with Your Boat

Some fishing techniques call for moving the boat in s-l-o-w motion, be it trolling with live ballyhoo for ­sailfish at the edge of the Gulf Stream, …

Six Super-High-Tech Fish Boats

Technology: Love it. Fear it. Despise it. Regardless of your attitude toward all things innovative and occasionally extreme, we have to agree about …

Sailing

Airmar What's Below Your Boat Contest

Airmar Technology, one of today’s top transducer makers, and <i>Sport Fishing</i> want to know just how much your chirp transducer has improved your fishing …

Amazing Subsurface Views of America’s Favorite Fishing Hot Spots

If you could briefly empty the oceans of water, a lot of fish would be unhappy, but: You’d see some amazing views of the submarine topography on our …

Pro Tips To Troll Up Bigeye Tuna at Night

9:30 p.m., late August: Atlantis Canyon, 100 miles south of New England. The night was pitch-black as I motored my Northern Bay 36 among a dozen …

Redfish in Danger of Deformities Due to Oil Spills

Louisiana is known as a redfish paradise. That's why a new study on the effects of oil exposure to the species should concern fans of this …

Yeti Hopper Two Cooler

Yeti’s newest soft-sided cooler, the Hopper Two, expands on the design of its original namesake. Yeti tweaked the body shape of the cooler to make it …

Sport Fishing

Trouble Ahead for Gulf of Mexico Menhaden Stocks?

Calling menhaden “the most important fish in the sea,” Dr. Jerry Ault — professor and chair of the Department of Marine Ecosystems and Society with …

Fish

Readers’ Catches Monthly Photo Contest for November

Share your great fish photos with our international audience of enthusiasts via <i>Sport Fishing</i>’s Catch of the Month photo contest!<p>Simply share your …

Red Snapper, Other Reef Fish Surviving Releases Thanks to FishSmart Project

Alexandria, Virginia — Statistics from the past two years shows a lower mortality rate for red snapper and other Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic …

New Boats at 2017 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

The <i>Sport Fishing</i> and <i>Salt Water Sportsman</i> editors walked the docks and floor for two days at the 2017 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, where …

Red Snapper Anglers Reporting Catches Directly to NOAA

NOAA Fisheries has announced an effort to simplify accessing information from recreational anglers. Being tested in South Atlantic waters during the …

How Do Fish Have Sex?

Virtually every multicellular animal possesses the same innate drive: Live long enough to reproduce, preferably as many times as possible over the …

Striped Marlin Wins Great Marlin Race for First Time

As the International Game Fish Association’s sixth annual Great Marlin Race comes to an end, there is a new species to add to the plaque of …

Red Snapper Fishing Opens for Three Extra Days in South Atlantic

Recreational anglers can once again fish for and keep red snapper in 2017.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced in its …

Three Men Charged for Dragging a Shark Behind Their Boat

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office announced charges against three …

Sport Fishing

Extraordinary Photos from Sport Fishing's "Last Cast" Pages, 2017

A multitude of photos cross my desk over the course of a year, most of those from professionals. But to schedule one to fill the magazine’s “Last …

Fishing

Group Works to Make Fishing an Olympic Sport

The Costa Rican Fisheries Federation (FECOP) was chosen to represent Costa Rica in the Pan- American sport fishing delegation. FECOP is an …

Costa Rica

Cobia Pulls Angler Overboard

If you’ve spent much time on a boat you most likely realize that falling in can be part of the experience. Although going overboard can often be a …

Fish

Why Fish are Attracted to Weeds

This kind of scene plays out many times over in tropical, subtropical and even temperate oceans around the world. It’s no secret. Anywhere such …

Fishing

Shimano Exsence Spinning Reels

Available in 3000 and 4000 sizes, Shimano’s new Exsence spinning reels pull their weight in light-line saltwater situations, the company says. …

Fishing

Columbia Solar Shade Long-Sleeve Shirt

Columbia’s Solar Shade printed long-sleeve tee offers new Omni-Shade Sun Deflector technology, which actively deflects sunlight away from the body …

Sport Fishing

Tiger Shark "Andy" Breaks Distance Record in Guy Harvey Research Tagging Program

"Andy" is one tough tiger shark.<p>Tagged in Bermuda by scientists from the Nova Southeastern University's Guy Harvey Research Institute in 2014, the …

Fish

How 5 Pros Catch More Fish with Chart Plotters

The aptly named fish finder ranks at the top of every angler’s list of necessary electronics. But where does the chart plotter fit in that high-tech …

Fishing

Fishing Alaska: 6 Dream Trip Options

<b>#1 Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge</b><p>800-764-3918<p>At the southernmost entrance to the Inside Passage is Ketchikan, with Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge 35 miles to the …

Fishing

Best Fishing Rods for Inshore Variety

In our fishing fantasyland, we all have about 1,000 rods in our personal tackle emporiums. There are different lengths, strengths and actions, each …

How to Choose a Boat-Towing Service

You might feel super ­confident that your fish boat will always remain self-­sufficient. So, you ask yourself, should I join an organization that …

Fishing's Most Amazing Dream Trips

I<b>f you could take</b> a week off to fish one place in the world that you’ve always wanted to try, where would it be?<p>I put that question to 10 big names …