Go to Species Spotlight: Redfish

January 25, 2022

AFTCO

Species Spotlight: Redfish

RED DRUM (Redfish) Sciaenops ocellatus   Few large inshore gamefish have as great a geographical range as redfish, a mainstay for anglers from Virginia to Texas. Reds are at once one of the most acc...

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Go to Species Spotlight: Crappie

November 19, 2021

Doug Olander

Species Spotlight: Crappie

Black: Pomoxis nigromaculatus White: Pomoxis annularis These members of Centrarchidae, the family of largemouth and smallmouth bass and sunfishes, look like no others, though the two species rese...

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Go to Species Spotlight: Bluefin Tuna

November 1, 2021

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Species Spotlight: Bluefin Tuna

Bluefin Thunnus thynnus Thunnus orientalis   Illustration by Amadeo Bachar: StudioAbachar         IG: Abachar   The Bluefin Tuna. Seen by many as a saltwater trophy species, there are three species ...

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Go to Species Spotlight: Largemouth Bass

September 29, 2021

Doug Olander

Species Spotlight: Largemouth Bass

    LARGEMOUTH BASS Micropterus salmoides     Calling the largemouth the single most popularly targeted game fish in the world seems like a fairly safe bet. Among the reasons for this are its aggres...

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Go to Species Spotlight: Tarpon

July 2, 2021

Doug Olander

Species Spotlight: Tarpon

Tarpon Megalops atlanticus Without question, the Atlantic tarpon is one of the most exciting and prized inshore/nearshore saltwater gamefishes in the world. Among the reasons are its proclivity ...

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Go to Species Spotlight: Mahi Mahi

June 25, 2021

Doug Olander

Species Spotlight: Mahi Mahi

MAHI MAHI(Dorado, Dolphin, Dolphinfish) Coryphaena hippurus Without question, the mahi is truly one of the world’s greatest gamefishes. Aggressively slamming lures and baits at or just under the s...

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