What is a Tripletail Fish and How do You Catch them? 7 Tips to Improve Your Odds

What is a Tripletail Fish? - Young lady angler holding up a nice tripletail fish.

If you’re a serious saltwater angler, you might have heard of the tripletail fish. This fish is one of the most interesting and delicious fish you can catch in the Gulf of Mexico and other tropical waters. But what is a tripletail fish exactly? And how can you catch and cook it? Read on and … Read more

Saltwater Fishing Reels-Conventional: 5 Key Features For Baitcasting, Jigging, Bottom Fishing, and Trolling

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If you’re an avid saltwater fisherman like me, you know that having the right equipment is essential. One of the most important pieces of equipment is your fishing reel. And, for saltwater fishing reels there is a wide variety of styles, sizes, manufactures and price ranges. There are three main types of saltwater fishing reels: … Read more

Saltwater Fishing Australia: The Ultimate Fishing Adventure Down Under.

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If you’re looking for some of the best saltwater fishing in the world, look no further than Australia. With a vast and diverse coastline that spans over 35,000 kilometers (37,000 miles), Australia offers a wide range opportunities for anglers of all levels. Whether you prefer flats fishing, inshore fishing, beach fishing, fly fishing, or deep … Read more

Surf Fishing How to for Beginners: 8 Steps to take You from Beginner to Old Salt

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If you’re looking for a fun and challenging way to catch fish, and enjoy spending time at the beach, surf fishing might be just what you need. This type of fishing involves casting your line from the beach into the ocean, and it can be a great way to target a variety of different species. … Read more

Surf Perch Fishing: Tips Tactics and 12 of the Best Spots for Jerkin’ Perch from the Surf

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If you live on the West Coast of the US, you are probably familiar with surf perch. Surfperch fishing is a fun and popular sport that can be enjoyed year-round, in many coastal areas, by anglers of all skill levels. Surf perch are small, colorful fish that live in the surf zone of sandy or … Read more

Surf Fishing for Spanish Mackerel: 10 Tips for Putting the Smack Down on the SMACKS!

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Surf fishing for Spanish mackerel is both fun and exciting. And, it can be enjoyed by anglers of all skill levels. Spanish mackerel are fast and powerful fish that put up a great fight on light tackle. They are also delicious to eat, making them a popular target for surf anglers. And, they are another … Read more

Surf Fishing in Hawaii: The 6 Best Spots for Beach Fishing the Hawaiian Islands

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Aloha, fellow anglers and adventurers! If you’re ready to dive into the ultimate aquatic pursuit amidst breathtaking vistas, then grab your fishing gear and join me on a journey of surf fishing in Hawaii. There’s something magical about the salty breeze, the rolling waves, and the promise of reeling in an impressive catch that makes … Read more

Fishing for Alligator Gar: 11 Expert Tips to Mastering the Art of Landing this Prehistoric Predator

Fishing for Alligator gar - Lady angler holding up a very nice alligator gar

If you are looking for a thrilling and challenging fishing experience, you might want to try fishing for alligator gar. These are large, prehistoric-looking fish that can grow up to 10 feet long and weigh over 300 pounds. They have captured the imagination of anglers for generations, and landing one is like winning a battle … Read more

How to Catch Tarpon from the Beach: A 5 Step Guide to Surf Fishing for the Majestic Silver Kings

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Ahoy, fellow anglers! If you’re itching for an adrenaline-pumping fishing experience, look no further than learning how to catch tarpon from the beach. These magnificent silver kings are the stuff of surf angler’s dreams – powerful, acrobatic, and downright elusive. But fear not! In this guide, we’ll spill the secrets on how to tackle this … Read more

Surf Fishing in New Jersey 10 of the Best destinations in the Garden State for Consistent Action.

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Welcome to thebeachangler.com, your go-to source for all things surf fishing and the great outdoors! If you’re an avid angler or a curious explorer, you’re in for a treat as we embark on an exciting journey to uncover the wonders of surf fishing the picturesque New Jersey coast. For many avid anglers, surf fishing in … Read more