A group of striped lures around a label


“Once you get a couple of these things, you start appreciating the history and the beauty and the engineering”

Chico Fernández gives the game fish in Florida’s Everglades National Park a brief break.


After fleeing the island as a teenager, Chico Fernández landed in Florida, where he would stumble into a trio of fishy friends, eventually quit his corporate job, and go on to make a lasting mark among anglers

A fisherman with gloves holds a crab on top of a surface of a boat

Food & Drink

The widely respected captain conducts a fishing symphony of flavors along the Texas Gulf Coast

The Wild South

A simple method for a quick and tasty fish and grits lunch (or breakfast, or dinner)


Big trout, royal quarters, and unforgettable hospitality are on deck at Glanusk Estate


Looking to enlist a pro? Here’s how to maximize your chances for a successful and enjoyable day on the water


A longtime panhandle fisherman on why the region draws him back year after year


When he’s not crafting vibrant fishing lures or playing the banjo in his magic show, Kyle Jarrard is hooking monsters on the Chattooga and other Georgia waterways

Sporting Scene

The prized game fish are no longer just an anomaly in waters north of Florida

Editor's Letter

Practicing the art of adventure in the North Carolina mountains


The island’s ferny trails zigzag into the jungle and the sea bubbles like champagne


Cast for fat rainbows, browns, and native brookies along these five of the region’s most productive and scenic rivers and streams

The Wild South

At the Backcountry Hunters & Anglers wild game cookoff, Team Oklahoma goes next level with buttery panfish on the half shell and crispy fried panfish tails


The foremost collector of the state’s vintage reels trolls auctions, meets, and antique stores for his quarry

Land & Conservation

There’s been a noticeable decline of the species in Florida Bay and the Keys. A look at why—and what we can do to reverse the trend


Hook-and-cook fish dinners are as fresh as they come

The Wild South

Whether you pronounce it like “happy” or “poppy,” these feisty fish are as tasty as they come, and now’s the time to catch them. Just watch your mouth in certain quarters


A South Carolina fishing guide spent quality time with a huge apex predator—and has the footage to prove it


Acclaimed anglers and conservationists Andy Mill and Paul Dixon honored by the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust


Benny Blanco and a network of Florida guides are using their skills to help those hardest hit by Ian