The Wild South

Old Bay Compound Butter Boosts This Fall Fish Lunch

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


Opulence on the Usk

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


A Guide to Hiring a Fishing Guide

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


Five Reasons the Florida Panhandle Is an Angler’s Dream

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


Where to Fish in Northeast Georgia, According to a Local

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

Tarpon on the Move

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

Editor's Letter

Casting for Brook Trout

Practicing the art of adventure in the North Carolina mountains


On Dominica, the Ultimate Caribbean Castaway Experience

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


Where to Trout Fish in Western North Carolina

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

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A Game-Cooking Bonanza—and the Ultimate Panfish Recipe

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


Reeling in Kentucky History

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

Land & Conservation

Where Have All the Tarpon Gone?

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


Seven Southern Spots That Will Cook Your Catch

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

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Conundrum: What Rhymes with Crappie?

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 Great White Shark Gets Up Close and Personal

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


Fishing for Change

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


Fishing Guides on the Front Lines of Rescue

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


On Chalk Time

For the fly angler, a trip to the fabled streams of England just may be the pinnacle of the sporting life

Champions of Conservation

Guiding Presence

No matter the personal cost, fishing captain Benny Blanco shows up for the Everglades

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Fried Fish on the Go

For pondside bream and more, pack up a no-fuss portable fish fry kit