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World's Premier Fishing Destinations

  • permit fishing off Florida

    This lightly fished area in the Florida Keys offers anglers Atlantic and Gulf reef and wreck action

    Mention Cudjoe as a Keys destination and it just may stump folks. That’s just fine for those who frequent this quiet locale between Big Pine and Key West.
  • Trophy fish and a wide range of game abound off this stretch of North Carolina coastline

    A variety of game fish — from grouper and snapper to wahoo and billfish — await off North Carolina's Crystal Coast. We have the guide for success.

Traveling Fisherman: Where to Fish Each Month

  • 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.
  • Atlantic blue marlin

    Find where your favorite species is hiding as fall comes into full swing in North America, the Caribbean, Mexico and more

    Find where your favorite species is hiding as fall comes into full swing in North America, the Caribbean, Mexico and more…

North America/Mexico

  • permit fishing off Florida

    This lightly fished area in the Florida Keys offers anglers Atlantic and Gulf reef and wreck action

    Mention Cudjoe as a Keys destination and it just may stump folks. That’s just fine for those who frequent this quiet locale between Big Pine and Key West.
  • Trophy fish and a wide range of game abound off this stretch of North Carolina coastline

    A variety of game fish — from grouper and snapper to wahoo and billfish — await off North Carolina's Crystal Coast. We have the guide for success.
  • Bull redfish eager attack poppers and streamers

    Expert fly-fishing tips to locate and catch trophy redfish

    Expert fly-fishing tips and recommended tackle to help anglers locate trophy redfish and catch them.

Bahamas/Caribbean

  • 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.
  • Explore the fishing grounds and more in this photo tour of Grand Bahama Island and the fishing adventures of the Bahamas.

    Explore the fishing grounds and more in this photo tour of Grand Bahama Island and the fishing adventures of the Bahamas.

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.