One Shot: Can You Identify These World-Class Fishing Destinations?

Bud N Marys Marina_PELAGIC_Islamorada_FL Keys [Sara Stanczyk photo]

Every die-hard angler has a bucketlist - from catching giant black marlin, to popping for oversized GTs, to fighting the biggest tuna on the planet - there are a lot of "dream" locations to visit when it comes to incredible saltwater fishing. You might have been to some already and others you've probably read about in magazines or seen on TV. Here's a fun little challenge to test your knowledge on the world of sport fishing: we've put up one image of 10 different world-class fishing destinations with no other information. Some you may recognize immediately, others not all. Take a stab at it and see how many you can identify before checking out the answers at the bottom. Good luck!

[1.] Pelagic World class fishing destinations 1 [Steve Dougherty photo]

[2.] Pelagic World class fishing destinations 2 [Source Unknown]

[3.] Pelagic World class fishing destinations 3 [Source: Wikipedia]

[4.] Pelagic World class fishing destinations 4 [Carol Lynne photo]

[5.] Pelagic World class fishing destinations 5 [Colin Sarfeh photo]

[6.] Pelagic World class fishing destinations 6 [Souce: Wikipedia]

[7.] Pelagic World class fishing destinations 7 [Stuart Simpson photo]

[8.] Pelagic World class fishing destinations 8 [JJ Slater photo]

[9.] Pelagic World class fishing destinations 9 [Colin Sarfeh photo]

[10.] Pelagic World class fishing destinations 10 [Colin Sarfeh photo]

Answers:

1. Matapalo Rock - Gulfo Dulce, Costa Rica | 2. Oregon Inlet, "Gateway to the Gulfstream" - North Carolina | 3. The Great Barrier Reef - Australia | 4. Kona - Big Island, Hawai'i | 5. 'King Kong' Rock, Clarion Island - BCS, Mexico | 6. Great Blue Hole, Lighthouse Reef - Belize | 7. Sao Pedro Lighthouse - Cape Verde Islands, West Africa | 8. Alligator Lighthouse - Islamorada, Florida Keys | 9. El Arco 'Lands End' - Cabo San Lucas, BCS Mexico | 10. Ballantyne's Cove - "Land of Giants" Nova Scotia, Canada