The 10 Best Fishing-Themed Photo Stories of 2012

Field & Stream Online posts several photo galleries each week, featuring giant fish, great stories, and helpful tips. These 10 … Continued

Field & Stream Online posts several photo galleries each week, featuring giant fish, great stories, and helpful tips. These 10 photo galleries are our editor’s picks for the best of the year. Click on the photo or the links below to read the full stories.

Rumble In The Jungle
Catching Huge Arapaimas on the Fly in Guyana

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Check out these photos from Kirk Deeter’s expedition to Guyana, where he became one of the first fly fishermen to land a wild arapaima–the world’s largest scaled freshwater fish.

Sharks vs. Bluefin

Lone Angler Lands 987 lb. Bermuda-Record Bluefin, Despite The Sharks

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This giant bluefin still weighed close to 1,000 pounds after nearly all its tail was eaten by sharks. Read how Andrew Card (who was fishing alone) fought them off and got his catch to shore.

The Best of Catchbook

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Our fishing iPhone app lets you turn fish pics into journal entries that automatically record the weather for your catches.

60 Top Photos from Catchbook, Field & Stream’s New Social Fishing App

Say Hello To My Little Friend

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Artist Paul Puckett draws caricatures of pop culture icons in which familiar props get replaced with fish.

Say Hello To My Little Fish: Pop Culture Inspired Fish Art

Hot Springs Suck

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High temps and weird weather made spring 2012 especially challenging for anglers. Let’s hope we don’t need these tips in 2013.

15 Reasons an Early Spring Makes Fishing More Difficult (And How To Catch Fish Anyway)

Monster Long Island Striper

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Blaine Anderson planned to spend a lazy day scouting his favorite fishing spots. Instead, he pulled this 74-pound striped bass from Long Island Sound.

Huge 74lb. Striper Pulled From Long Island Sound

Sharks Chomp Giant Squid

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This dead giant became an easy meal for hungry blue sharks. Al McGlashan caught the feed on camera.

Exclusive Full-Length Video and Photos: Blue Sharks Feeding On a Giant Squid

Fish From The Inside Out

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Check out the skeletons of striped bass, winghead sharks, sawfish, triggerfish and more.

X-Ray Fish Photos: 41 Incredible Shots From the Smithsonian Institute

Michigan Record Muskie

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These guys thought it was over after the two-hour fight with this record muskie, but the biggest challenge came when they tried to land the fish.

Big Fish Alert: Pending Michigan State Record Muskie

Encyclopedia of Bait

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From Alabama Rig to Zoo Cougar: A guide to the best modern lures, rigs, and flies.

The Encyclopedia of Bait: Today’s Best Lures, Rigs and Flies