Custom Sportfishing Yachts Vs. Production

Custom Sportfishing Yachts Vs. Production

When you decide to purchase a sportfishing yacht, one of the first decisions usually involves an age old debate – custom or production? Here are a few differences between the two. While production boat assembly lines provide for a quicker and more uniform make, a custom boat is unique and personalized for the buyer to produce a vessel that is…

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Why Fishing World’s Top Billfish Release Gameboat, 37′ INTENSITY, Should Be On Your Bucketlist

Why Fishing World’s Top Billfish Release Gameboat, 37′ INTENSITY, Should Be On Your Bucketlist

Guatemala isn’t known as the “billfish highway” for nothing, as this is where sails, stripes, and blue and black marlin cruise underwater mountain ranges less than 10 miles from the dock. Billfish are plentiful year-round, but usually it’s easier to find the fish during winter simply because there are more boats fishing. With that being said, fishing pressure is nowhere…

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Dust’Em Off Sailfish Warmup Kicks Off Sailfish Season in South Florida

Dust’Em Off Sailfish Warmup Kicks Off Sailfish Season in South Florida

 After being postponed in November due to extreme weather, the Dust’Em Off Sailfish Warmup kicks off sailfish season in South Florida this week. A much anticipated tournament known for its focus more on the experience of fishing with your crew, family, and friends, Dust’Em Off started off as “bar talk” between friends of Captain Ben Sharpe while venting about frustrations…

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Recreational Fishing Last Year, By The Numbers

Recreational Fishing Last Year, By The Numbers

According to a recent study by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, participation in recreational fishing as at an all-time high. RBBF discovered 50.1 million people are fishing for fun, the highest number in 12 years, with first-timers, youth, female anglers, and minorities at an all-time high as well. They also found 70% of boats are used for fishing, and…

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