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  • Alex Suescun with bonefish from the Abaco Marls, Bahamas

    Despite chilly and windy weather, bonefish cooperate in the Abaco Marls.

    A bonefishing trip to Abaco Loge, Bahamas, in the winter yields some nice catches in the Marls and great chances to field test the latest YETI products.
  • Sailfish are abundant in South Florida waters during winter.

    Come wintertime, these cities offer the hottest saltwater angling in the country.

    As winter arrives and cold weather sweeps across much of the country, these 12 cities continue to offer mild temperatures and hot saltwater fishing.
  • A trip to Cajun Country produced some awesome bull redfish footage

    If you've been fishing in Louisiana, then you know how big the redfish get. We were able to capture some awesome footage of bull reds ready to bite.
  • Tips for consistent trout action throughout the Texas coast

    Fishing the reefs, rocks, wrecks and rigs along the Gulf Coast is a surefire tactic that’ll keep you on trout throughout the summer and fall months.
  • The abundance of bait keeps the striper bite hot and heavy in the upper East Coast

    You'll have more than enough opportunities to catch striped bass due to New York's abundant amount of bait.
  • Stripers, fluke and black sea bass await off the tip of New York's Long Island

    The combination of location, rough bottom and varied depths makes Montauk both a captain’s challenge and a fisherman’s nirvana.
  • You can just about fish for sailfish year-round. And that’s even without leaving the East Coast.

    You can fish for sailfish year-round without leaving the East Coast. From the Carolinas to the Keys, here are the best spots to visit.
  • These four documents are required to fish in Mexico waters aboard privately owned boats

    Mexican law requires anglers aboard privately owned boats to carry four documents when crossing the border by water to fish within 12 miles of Mexico’s coast.

Traveling Fisherman: Where to Fish Each Month

  • Find the best spots to find your favorite species in February.

    Find the best locations to fish for your favorite species in February.
  • See where to catch your favorite species as the calendar changes over and winter is in full effect

    This guide shows you where to catch your favorite species during the peak of winter, as the year changes.
  • Winter is coming, and as the seasons change so do the places to find your favorite saltwater species

    Fish for your favorite saltwater species this November by heading to one of these two places.

Salt Water Sportsman on the Water

North America/Mexico

  • Sailfish are abundant in South Florida waters during winter.

    Come wintertime, these cities offer the hottest saltwater angling in the country.

    As winter arrives and cold weather sweeps across much of the country, these 12 cities continue to offer mild temperatures and hot saltwater fishing.
  • A trip to Cajun Country produced some awesome bull redfish footage

    If you've been fishing in Louisiana, then you know how big the redfish get. We were able to capture some awesome footage of bull reds ready to bite.
  • Tips for consistent trout action throughout the Texas coast

    Fishing the reefs, rocks, wrecks and rigs along the Gulf Coast is a surefire tactic that’ll keep you on trout throughout the summer and fall months.

Bahamas/Caribbean

  • Alex Suescun with bonefish from the Abaco Marls, Bahamas

    Despite chilly and windy weather, bonefish cooperate in the Abaco Marls.

    A bonefishing trip to Abaco Loge, Bahamas, in the winter yields some nice catches in the Marls and great chances to field test the latest YETI products.
  • Big tarpon caught on the flats of Islamorada, Florida

    Hot action awaits in these Florida, Caribbean and Central America tarpon hot spots

    This list of the 12 best tarpon fishing destinations includes hot spots in Florida, Central American and the Caribbean for traveling anglers.
  • bonefish in flats Bahamas

    The island made a fast recovery from Hurricane Matthew

    See what it's like to take a short trip from the east coast of Florida to the pristine and adventurous fishing grounds surrounding Grand Bahama Island.

Central/South America

  • Pacific sailfish are a staple of Central America's big game fishing

    If billfishing is your passion, then add these big-game hot spots to your bucket list

    Whether you are addicted to billfish, or like chasing records, the incredible action at these 12 premier big-game fishing destinations is not to be missed.
  • Tarpon are considered one of the world's most challenging game fish.

    Power, speed and acrobatic prowess make these species sought-after inshore targets.

    Power, speed and acrobatic prowess make these popular game fish species sought-after inshore targets.
  • Sailfish are among the world's toughest fighting offshore species.

    The fighting ability of these species has earned the admiration of anglers everywhere.

    These top 10 offshore game fish are famous for their great fighting ability. See how big they get, where they live, and what it takes to catch them.