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The World’s Best Sailfish Destinations

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The World’s Best Sailfish Destinations

The World’s Best Sailfish Destinations Isla Mujeres, Mexico On the East Coast of Mexico, at the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula, sticking out into the Gulf, Isla Mujeres is a long, thin island only a few miles from the world’s best sailfishing. PENN Fleet Captain Randy Butler has spent winters fishing Isla Mujeres for over a decade. He says, “It’s a great island and an easy destination.” Butler says the island is easy to get to. Fly into Cancun then take a cab to the ferry landing and hop a high-speed boat to the island. “Once on the island, most...

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Planning the Ultimate Hawaii Fishing Vacation

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Planning the Ultimate Hawaii Fishing Vacation

Planning the Ultimate Hawaii Fishing Vacation How to fish the Hawiian islands on any budget Author: Ric Burnley Snow-capped volcanoes, black sand beaches, and vibrant coral reefs make Hawaii the picture of paradise for millions of visitors. Below the cobalt blue water, steep cliffs, deep canyons, and sharp pinnacles draw some of the most famous saltwater species. Marlin, wahoo, dolphin, and tuna team offshore. Grouper, snapper, and mackerel hunt the reef and bonefish haunt the shallows. The abundance of sea life living close to shore offers a variety of options for any angler. We’ve recommended three choices for the ultimate...

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How to Catch Ulua from Shore

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How to Catch Ulua from Shore

How to Catch Ulua from Shore Hawaiian surf anglers go toe-to-toe with the toughest fish in the sea. Author: Ric Burnley Widely considered the toughest fighting fish in the sea, giant trevally are built for speed and power. As if designed for battle, the big silver fish uses its broad body to put on the pressure and then kicks its sickle tail to pour on the speed. Found in tropical waters around the world, giant trevally are commonly known as GTs. On the Hawaiian Islands, the biggest giant trevally are called ulua. Meet the Ulua “Smaller trevally are called papio,”...

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