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Joe Sarmiento

Joe Sarmiento
Joe is an avid saltwater angler. He grew up in Washington State on the south end of Puget Sound where he first started fishing as a boy catching perch, flounder, rockfish, and occasionally salmon. Today, Joe lives in Southern California where he fishes off beaches and jetties, kayaks, and sportfishing boats. Joe writes about his saltwater adventures in the SoCal Salty blog, and for Western Outdoor News.

Most of us will never catch a double-digit fish. That's why the anglers on this list are at a level all their own. See how high they've raised the bar.

Fall in the Northeast part of the country brings out a whole different kind of fly fishing. It's salty, and the fish are typically bigger than a trout! Find out what they're catching now.

What's your definition of success when you're out on the water? It varies for everyone, yet there are some universal truths that should be acknowledged. Here's an insightful essay on how you can determine the success (or not) of your expedition.

With wahoo (or skinnies) becoming more readily accessible, it's time for a good primer on wahoo fishing. This may be the year you catch this wonderfully exotic fish.

The fishing tackle companies have invested millions of dollars in perfecting artificial lures that attract more than fishermen...they catch fish, too! While they can be expensive, some of these new jigs (and associated gear) are worth exploring.

To freshwater anglers, "fall turnover" refers to the time of year when the water is circulating from top to bottom and the temperature is uniform throughout. Understanding the turnover is key to successful fishing during this time of year.

These simple theories will help you make sense of fishing behaviors for any fish in any fishery, and use them to catch more fish. Read on to find out more.

You've got to see what this angler did with his record-breaking catch.

If you spend a lot of time on the water, you're going to learn what works best for any given situation. Find out what four kayak fishing pros use, and why.

Imagine catching a fish every time you drop a line. A good fish, one you can eat. This is no fantasy; many people are living this dream right now. Learn more.