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Doug Olander

Doug Olander is former editor of Sport Fishing magazine and world-traveling photographer and writer. In all his travels to exotic locations, his closest encounter with dangerous animals was with a manatee in his hometown of Orlando, Florida.

Scariest Wildlife Encounters: Sharks

Warning: The true accounts you’re about to read might scare the fishing pants off you. In reality, the odds of facing a frightening wild...

Spring The Trap: How To Catch Big Northern Pike

Among pikes and pickerels, only the muskellunge grows larger than a northern pike. The IGFA World Record northern pike, caught by Lothar Louis in...

Top Tactics: Fishing For Pacific Sierra Mackerel

Smaller cousin to the wahoo and king mackerel, Pacific sierra mackerel are a silver missile with a forked tail and mouth lined with razor sharp teeth.