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Here's how I discovered that Costa Rica is a fishing paradise: the phone rang one cold winter day, and it was Captain Josh Ruskey. He was running the Penguin, a 48' Viking fishing out of the Los Suenos Marina in Costa Rica, prowling the waters off Playa Herradura. Josh extended an invitation to fly down and experience what many anglers swear is…
October 17, 2018
We admit it: running across the Jeanneau Leader 7.5 was a complete accident, and this isn't one we'd regularly choose for Fishboat Reviews. We didn’t go to see this boat in particular, and spotted it…
October 14, 2018
How to stop a Boat From Sinking: A FishTalk Actually-Helpful-Not-Just-Annoying (we promise!) Special Advertorial Section, including 5 tips on how to keep your boat from sinking. If you ever…
October 12, 2018
Deceivers, Clousers, epoxy flies – all get gulped up by rockfish due to their ability to get down in the water column. But what about those days when the fish are close to the surface, eager to…
September 29, 2018
Fishing for speckled sea trout in the fall is different from fishing for monster spring speckled trout, mid-summer angling, and rare dead of winter trips. Just the other day I was asked the question…
September 27, 2018
There’s a sweet spot for Chesapeake Bay light-tackle anglers in the 22 to 24 foot range of center console fishing boats. Center consoles of this size are large enough to handle any reasonable…
September 25, 2018
You want to find out how well designed and built an outboard motor like the Suzuki DF25A really is? Then mount one on a heavy 16-foot boat and spend three full seasons using it at least once or twice…
September 23, 2018
You want to enjoy fast action on as wide a range of species as possible when you go Chesapeake Bay fishing? Then you may want to consider heading for the Tangier Sound – few other sections of the…
September 21, 2018
Fishing under working birds is always fun, but it doesn't always result in a fish dinner. Flock after flock of birds are working on the horizon, yet you go home with an empty cooler? You’ve caught…
September 19, 2018
When it comes to fishing in Maryland your first thought is probably not of wild trout, but the Gunpowder River, in Gunpowder Falls State Park below Prettyboy Reservoir, offers a unique challenge to…