CORE SOUND MORNING I will not be writing any more articles for Marlin Magazine. I will continue to be an instructor for Marlin University.
I will, from time to time, write articles for other magazines and I am starting my own personal blog.
Right now, I am in Atlantic, North Carolina. It's one of my most favorite places. We have good hunting, fishing, clay target shooting and excellent clamming that is almost in our back yard but it happens to be in our "front yard". Be
A skip jack tuna, known as "Aku" to all Polynesian anglers and most "Haole" fishermen who have ever been to Hawaii or anywhere in the South Pacific, is the ultimate live bait for any angler chasing blue or black marlin in any of the world’s oceans. An aku is the best of all live baits for a decent sized marlin. A Marlin will eat any species of tuna, dead or alive! Since a marlin can easily eat a tuna weighing one tenth the weight of the marlin, it is hard to find an aku that
I have just been through one of the most harrowing experiences of my life!! Well sort of..... A good friend of Erin and I, Jen Ciner, has been kind enough to get me started on something I have been seriously avoiding for at least a couple of decades. I am finally trying to be a tiny bit computer capable so I can do most of the writing, editing and posting of my web log by myself. For a long time I used email to send stories or blogs to magazines, depending on my editors to ta
In a recent fishing magazine that I read a few days ago, a top-notch journalist had written an article about white marlin. The author had interviewed and quoted several highly regarded sport fishing captains. One of them, Captain John Bayliss, is considered to be among the best of the best by both his peers and his competitors. Bayliss told the author that he always liked to keep an eye out for sea birds. He specifically mentioned looking for terns and shearwaters, "Either wo