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May 09, 2011

Dave Ferrell

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I saw my first fender teaser while working as an observer on the PoliSea, a big enclosed flybridge Hatteras, during the 1995 USVI Boy Scout Tournament.
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Peru takes steps to rebuild its legendary fishery
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First-class fishing and service at Pacific Fins
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You don't have to go halfway around the world to find great billfish action.
Venezuelans offer another variation on tying a Bimini twist.
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Struggling through an overabundance of weeds? Losing bait to junk fish? Just trying to entice lazy fish into biting? Get tips on salvaging an outing gone awry from some accomplished captains.
May 1-3, Caraballeda, Venezuela
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The main factor driving the existence of the big, roomy sport-fishers built today is the research and innovations in marine power that have occurred over the last 30 years.
After reviewing thousands of slides over the past several years, I am convinced that photographing billfish has to rank as one of the most difficult fields in action photography. In fact, only a handful of photographers in the world can capture the spirit of billfishing on a consistent basis. But every once in a while, we all get lucky and snap that once-in-a-lifetime shot of our prized catch. It is these precious frames of film that Marlin's Shutterbug Contest has honored for the past 12 years.
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We look to the far-flung accounts travel writers, photographers, anglers, captains and mates fortunate enough to have visited the world's most exotic destinations, and pick their favorite spots.
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