Capt. Charlie Phillips, winner of the Fishing NoSara Prize Package given away as top prize for the Florida Sportsman Dreamboat Contest earlier this year, returns from his fishing vacation this week.
The history of bluefin tuna fishing at Cat Cay goes way back—back to the start of big game fishing in Florida. In fact Cat Cay—a tiny, one-by-two-mile island about 60 miles east of Miami—is closely linked with all American big game fishing, because the pursuit of the giant bluefin there and off Bimini just a few miles to the north in the spring and early summer shaped the early development of big game tackle, boats and angling in the country.
The mission, put PENN’s new Clash Spinning reels to the test. The location, Crocodile Bay Lodge, Costa Rica. In three days of fishing Blair Wickstrom, Florida Sportsman Publisher, along with several other outdoor writers from around the world fished along the Costa Rican coast, casting Sebile swimbaits for roosterfish and then offshore trolling live yellowfin tuna in hopes of catching blue marlin.