FISHING – SEA BASS, SPINNING AND STICK BAIT

Spinning sea bass from the boat has never been a successful technique in Italy, as much as it is in France, especially in Brittany where you can easily say it comes from! So many fish, impressive tides have created extremely favorable conditions to chase this moronidae. Of course, at the beginning, spinning was exclusively monopolized by the use of…

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SNOOK: RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE

The Common Snook (Centropomus undecimalis) was described for the first time by Bloch in Jamaica in 1792. It can grow up to a length of 140 cm for a maximum weight of 24.3 kg (IGFA World Record on the Rio Parismina, Costa Rica) and it is expected to live for about twenty years. However the largest snook ever caught…

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FISHING – CUBERA SNAPPER, INSHORE QUEEN

For those who like fishing with lures, do it on the surface is without doubt the utmost satisfaction. Typically pelagic fish are the target and in particular those who like to hunt on the surface. For these reasons, you understand just how fascinating to undermine this beautiful predator, the Cubera snapper which is famous worldwide for its ability to…

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FISHING – IGFA AND THE LARGE MARLIN

How many miles can a billfish like a marlin cover? Surely it’s a question that at least once you’ll ask yourself. Well thanks to the I.G.F.A. (International Game Fishing Association) tagging program, also called IGMR (IGFA Great Marlin Race) started a few years ago, it now begins to be outlined a map of the average distance traveled by these…

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FISHING – THE SAILFISH ATTACK

La palla di sardine gira come una giostra impazzita, quattro vela le fanno la guardia entrando a turno, sciabolando e raccogliendo i frutti come in una macabra vendemmia. Poi l’attacco, improvviso, all’artificiale messo lì ad arte…

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FISHING – CARANX IN THE WORLD

Caranx: fish icon of many fishing travels that lead fishing enthusiasts to explore every corner of the planet. There are hundreds of different species “chased” by fisherman that sail the seas of the world, from the smallest to the reef giants like the Giant Trevally (Caranx ignobilis) or our amberjacks (Seriola dumerili), but perhaps it is in the indo-pacific…

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FISHING – THE BREATH OF TARPON

Despite being a marine fish, the tarpon can tolerate remarkable variations in salinity allowing it to live in rivers and lakes so far from the sea. Tarpon can also tolerate oxygen-poor environments through the use of the swim bladder, which in this species is modified and allows the fish to inhale atmospheric oxygen. The swim bladder fact contains alveolar…

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FISHING – GROUPERS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN

If one day someone told me I can photograph only one species of fish, it would probably be groupers – or snappers, it would be a good struggle – with a sort of preference for the ones of the indian ocean, certainly the most interesting, colourful and photogenic ones. Once you manage to put them in the cockpit of…

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