Photos: Banging on the Big Black Drum in Louisiana

Written by Lucas Bissett

Frank took this 29-pound tank after a very slow stalk.
Photo courtesy Lucas Bissett

Fishing for black drum is all about finding oysters. You find oysters and you find black drum. You have to fish slow, though: if you sit and wait for a few minutes when you get to your spot, you’ll see those tails start to pop up. Most of the time, these fish will muddy up the water when they are feeding, so it is. . .

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Photos of the Day: The Monsters of St. Brandon’s Atoll

Dave hoists an Indo-Pacific Permit, also known as the snub-nosed pompano.
All photos by Christiaan Pretorius 

Orvis vice chairman Dave Perkins and his wife Nancy Mackinnon recently took a trip to St Brandon’s Atoll off Mauritius, where they were hosted by FlyCastaway. As you can see, they had an. . .

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