Shrimp trawler preparing to set gear off the coast of Oregon by WikiCommons.

Shrimp imports threaten U.S. Gulf fleet

7/17/2023 - By Paul Molyneaux. Southern shrimpers, facing record low prices, choose to stay at the dock.  In places like Delacroix, La., shrimp fishermen are looking at $1.10 for 16 to 20 count brown shrimp. “Last winter it was $3 a pound before the inshore season opened. We done alright. Then it… SEE MORE
Once certified, the 15.3 pound summer flounder will be the Connecticut state record. Courtesy Hillyer’s Tackle Shop

New Connecticut Record Fluke

6/25/2023 - By A dedicated fluke junkie’s attention to detail was rewarded with a pending 15.3-pound state record summer flounder. Special delivery: Sign up for the free Salt Water Sportsman email newsletter. Subscribe to Salt Water Sportsman magazine for $19 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. “Everyone can fish for fluke,” is… SEE MORE
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Recreational Fishery Data Reveals Climate-Driven Shifts for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Catch

4/27/2023 - By A new study identifies shifting distributions of Atlantic Highly Migratory Species catch, including tunas, billfish, and sharks, off the northeastern United States, providing understanding about climate change impacts to the recreational fishery. A new study by NOAA Fisheries has identified shifting distributions of Atlantic Highly Migratory Species catch, including tunas,… SEE MORE
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Fishing in South Padre Island, Texas

4/17/2023 - By Adam Young, Our US Harbors Fishing Expert South Padre Island, located on the Gulf of Mexico in south Texas, is a paradise for fishing enthusiasts.  With its warm climate, sandy beaches, and clear waters, it offers abundant opportunities to catch a variety of fish inshore and offshore. Especially during… SEE MORE
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Fishing In Norfolk, Virginia

4/11/2023 - By Adam Young, Our US Harbors Fishing Expert Norfolk, Virginia is a fantastic destination for anglers, offering a diverse range of fishing opportunities for both land-based and boat fishing.  With its prime location on the Chesapeake Bay and the surrounding rivers and tributaries, Norfolk provides ample fishing options for both… SEE MORE
San Diego Bay Inshore Fishing by James Wheeler

Fishing in San Diego, California

4/7/2023 - By Adam Young. Our US Harbors Fishing Expert San Diego may be known for its idyllic climate and popular beaches, but you would be amiss to overlook the fantastic fishing opportunities in this southern California city.  WIth its fantastic weather, and access to the rich waters of the Pacific ocean, San… SEE MORE