What is life like after being the "Big Skipper"? Often people ask, "What do captains do if they want to quit traveling and being away from home for many months out of the year?" Well, I have observed and found that a lot of captains who have been at the
This is part of our exclusive Old Salts Rule collection documenting lifelong sportfishing captains.
While at the helm of the 52-foot Irvin Forbes-built Billfisher, Captain Mike Merritt had a young deckhand named Arch Bracher. One day Bracher asked if he could try something different when it came to leader material. Capt.
Some guys really are larger than life and Captain Bouncer Smith is one of those guys. It takes a full page of small print on his website to list the honors and awards that Bouncer has achieved. He has pioneered several fisheries, caught innumerable trophies for his clients and been
For much of the past six decades, Captain Kerwin Masunaga has been mugging fish of all kinds around Kona, Hawaii. While others care for limelight and accolades, Kerwin is concerned with catching fish and enjoying time on the water with his friends and family.
While Kerwin dedication to his craft is
Ive always been a mate at heart, admits Captain Gary Stuve. Even though the 77-year-old skipper has run some of the most famous boats for some of the most famous anglers, his soul is in the cockpit.
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I grew up as a gung-ho son of a bitch, Stuve laughs.
In this very magazine, there is a yearly contest for the Captain of the Year award. I think it is a great idea for giving recognition to captains who achieve quite a lot during the year. I would like to go one step further, however, and give recognition to someone
A New Jersey legend looks back on his career, and the heyday of the canyon tuna bite
Having run two of the most respected charter boats in New Jersey, the Ol Salty and the Canyon Runner, there a good chance that Capt. Phil Dulanie has fished the canyons more than any
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