Saltwater

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Find Great Saltwater Fishing in Southern Louisiana

By Bob McNally Rare is the light-tackle angler who doesn’t talk about, or at least dream about, fishing the vast and fish-filled waters of coastal Louisiana. Newbies to the Cajun Coast usually talk…
Angler on a boat holding a bonefish. photo by David A. Brown
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Saltwater Fishing: Catching the Sneaky Bonefish

It’s the quintessential case of now you see me, now you don’t; and that uncanny ability to seemingly vanish is what makes bonefish one of the most captivating of inshore sport fishing.The challenge…
Angler holding a sheapshead fish with hook in its mouth
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Sheepshead: How to Nab Those Notorious Nibblers

If we base sport-fish popularity on abundance, aesthetics, and tasty table fare, the sheepshead checks off all the boxes. No doubt, this coastal/inshore favorite deserves its desirable status, but…
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Saltwater Fishing Rod Buyer's Guide

Regardless of your fishing destination, saltwater is the ultimate place for big fish that produce drag-melting runs, and leave broken tackle in their wake. Dominant species vary with each region and…
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Saltwater Fishing Reels Buyer's Guide

When purchasing a saltwater reel your decision will be driven by a series of factors, not the least of which is the species you’re after. Other issues that will weigh on your choice will be your…
News & Tips: Can You Tell a Tuna From a Bluefish? Test Your Fish Knowledge With This Quiz...
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Can You Tell a Tuna From a Bluefish? Test Your Fish Knowledge With This Quiz

Test Your Knowledge to Identify Saltwater Sportfish Can you tell a tuna from a bluefish? What about a barracuda versus a wahoo? Take a minute, take this quiz and show us how well you know your…
Anglers with Amberjack catch
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Catching the Amberjack Fishing Bonanza

If all you’ve ever fished is freshwater, you’ll have a quick reality adjustment once you hook into your first saltwater fish. Paul Michele, National Sales Manager Americas, has been targeting…
Angler with Red Drum fish
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Best Places to Fish in Florida for These 5 Sought After Game Fish

Best Places to Fish in Florida: Fort Myers The Lee County area of southwest Florida includes Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Pine Island and Sanibel Island. The region is as close as one can get to a…
News & Tips: Jigging For Rockfish on the Pacific Ocean (video)...
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Jigging For Rockfish on the Pacific Ocean (video)

When you mention fishing the northwestern region of the Pacific Ocean you quickly think of Chinook salmon and monster halibut. When you book a trip of a lifetime with Serengeti Fishing Charters out…
News & Tips: Try Drift Fishing, It's the Only Way to Go on Saltwater....
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Try Drift Fishing, It's the Only Way to Go on Saltwater.

Some days, drift fishing is the only way to go on saltwater. Especially when kite-fishing surface baits offshore, or deep-dropping baits as far as 900 feet, or back inshore, covering extensive…
News & Tips: The Best Barracuda Fishing Tackle & Tactics for a Winter Angling Getaway (video)...
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The Best Barracuda Fishing Tackle & Tactics for a Winter Angling Getaway (video)

When snows fall deep and cold winds blow, it’s hard not to dream about fishing the flats in a sunny tropical setting. But if you book a trip and expect to catch thin-water “stars” of the angling…
News & Tips: 5 Tips About Leaders for Toothy Fish (video)...
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5 Tips About Leaders for Toothy Fish (video)

From bluefish to mackerel, kings to 'cudas—not to mention pike and muskie in fresh water—toothy species have a special allure. They also require specialized terminal tackle for consistent victory.…