Brian Irwin

Brian Irwin is a freelance writer and photographer based in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. A family and travel physician, he has spent the last decade exploring the natural world and publishing his impressions. See more of Brian’s work at brianirwinmedia.com.

Civil Rights and Bonefishing in Bimini
Ansil Saunders points to the mangrove island, still visible today, where the all-tackle world-record bonefish was landed. Photo: Brian Irwin
Civil Rights and Bonefishing in Bimini
Brian Irwin

Fly fishing guide Ansil Saunders recalls his time in the boat with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Curacao’s Big Oil and Big Tarpon
Photo: Brian Irwin
Curacao’s Big Oil and Big Tarpon
Brian Irwin

“Fish, two o’clock,” shouted Norman Chumaceiro, my guide to tarpon on the idyllic island of Curacao, 40 miles off the coast of Venezuela. “Now they’re at nine! And six. They’re everywhere!” he exclaimed. If anyone could help me come tight on a tarpon it’s Chumaceiro, who, along with his friend Albert Macares, are the only…

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