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Despite being one of the largest freshwater fish species in North America, scientists knew little about alligator gar until relatively recently. In the last two decades, knowledge about the species has grown tremendously in response to evidence that alligator gar populations are declining in many areas. Stories

Alligator Gar Research in Texas Helps Protect Trophy Fishery

Despite being one of the largest freshwater fish species in North America, scientists knew...

Did Keith Fancher and his crew set the bar so high last alligator season that it may be some time before one larger than the 838-pounder is caught? Stories

Alligator Hunting Bar Set VERY High

David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Did Keith Fancher and his crew set the bar so high last alligator season that it may be some...

The 3-day fish count of scored trout was 2,189, a number that truly shows the quality of fly fishing in Colorado. Stories

America Cup International Fly Fishing Tournament 2011 Results

John Knight

The 3-day fish count of scored trout was 2,189, a number that truly shows the quality of fly...

Our seven-member Bahamas bonefish tagging group anxiously waits for news that someone in South has recaptured one of the 71 fish we tagged in a week-long expedition last June. Stories

Against Odds, Tags Help Anglers Recapture Bonefish

Susan Cocking, McClatchy Newspapers

Our seven-member Bahamas bonefish tagging group anxiously waits for news that someone in South...

Normally, running wide open toward a bunch of herons and egrets standing ankle-deep qualifies you as certifiably insane. But for every rule, exceptions exist. Capt. Greg DeVault had no intention of harming the birds, and running an airboat allows him to get over skinny water to the fishing spots. Stories

Air Heads

David A. Brown, OutdoorChannel.com

Normally, running wide open toward a bunch of herons and egrets standing ankle-deep qualifies...

Andy Poss was watching Animal Planet when he came up with the idea for the Alabama Rig, which has caught on with anglers and now lure-makers at ICAST. Stories

Alabama Rig Dominates ICAST

Steve Wright, OutdoorChannel.com

Andy Poss was watching Animal Planet when he came up with the idea for the Alabama Rig, which...

Nine-year-old Noah Smith represents at least the fourth generation in a long line of fishermen and the first among them to catch a gar. Stories

9-Year-Old Scores Spotted Gar Record in Indiana

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Nine-year-old Noah Smith represents at least the fourth generation in a long line of fishermen...

Rodney Ply's 68-pound striper that could earn him life-changing payday in Mustad's Hook A Million contest is caught in certification limbo. Stories

A $1.1 Million Fish Story

Jay Kumar, OutdoorChannel.com

Rodney Ply's 68-pound striper that could earn him life-changing payday in Mustad's Hook A...

Day three saw a lot of action and a lot of firsts - first fish, first hammerhead, and the first tie. For the first time in a Madfin Shark Tournament event, there's a tie. A one-day fish-off at a later date will determine the winner. Stories

A Day Of Firsts

Mike Holliday, OutdoorChannel.com

Day three saw a lot of action and a lot of firsts - first fish, first hammerhead, and the...

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