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Nick Honachefsky

For over 20 years Nick Honachefsky has been a prominent voice anchoring the sport fishing media industry.

An entire life’s career built upon a love and passion for the sport of fishing doesn’t just happen. First, you have to want it, I mean truly want it. Then, you have to work for it. From birth, my father and mother took me on trout fishing trips into the wilderness, where I was instilled with love, respect and reverence for the outdoors that allowed me to touch the spirit of the wild. Upon graduation at Villanova University, wanderlust set in. I hopped a plane with $100 in my wallet, to find a job and live half a year on the secluded Greek Island of Paros; fishing with the locals which ignited a fuse to explore, fish and write about the world’s eclectic cultures. Fast forward through some wild times and I’ve lived a life dedicated to search out the world’s fishing destinations that has taken me across the globe to over 45 countries, including the entire Caribbean islands, Central America, the 50 US states, Europe and afar, shaping my soul and professional career into a full time sport fishing and travel journalist.

Throughout 23 years, I’ve held continuous editorial positions at nearly every outdoor magazine existing - Saltwater Sportsman, Guy Harvey Magazine, Outdoor Life, Field & Stream – to name a few, and currently host and produce Saltwater Underground with Nick Honachefsky on The Sportsman Channel. From time to time I’m called upon as a fishing personality in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Men’s Journal, Vice Magazine, Discovery Channel and HLN network. I’ve also hosted Captain Sig and Edgar’s World’s Deadliest Catch seminar series, built a fishing show with rock star Dean Ween, and annually co-host George Poveromo’s national seminar series.

While being a part of plenty of happiness and many precarious situations in my travels, on October 29, 2012, Superstorm Sandy hit ground Zero at the Jersey Shore and literally wiped my life off the map - my entire life’s possessions, writings and photography, everything - forcing me into a brave new life. That tragedy has never defined my soul, but faith, hope and boundless positive spirit drives me, both in my work and everyday life.

As a writer, I’ve never missed a deadline, and as a fisherman, I’ve never missed an opportunity to fish. I am always thankful, dedicated to spreading the word to living a good life through the outdoors.

Current Editorial Positions

Television Appearances

Book Author

Saltwater Underground with Nick Honachefsky – Host/Executive Producer

FishTrack – Editorial Director

Guy Harvey Magazine – Editor

Salt Water Sportsman – Field Editor

Field & Stream – Contributor

Outdoor Life – Contributor

The Fisherman Magazine – Field Editor

On the Water Magazine – Field Editor

Bubba Blade – Content Manager

HUK – Blog Content

Power Pole – Blog Content

Mexico Dept. of Tourism – Site Writer

Hookin’ Up with Nick and Mariko – World Fishing Network - Host

SportFishing TV – NBC Sports – Host

Hookin’ Up with Mariko Izumi - World Fishing Network - Guest

George Poveromo’s World of Saltwater Fishing – NBC Sports - Guest

Breaking Boundaries – World Fishing Network – Guest

Discovery Channel, SuperStorm Sandy – Guest

Curiosity Channel, SuperStorm -  Guest

HLN/CNN News – Featured Expert

NBC NY 6 – Featured Expert

George Poveromo’s Saltwater Seminar Series - CoHost

New Jersey Boat Fisherman

Visit Los Cabos

Experience the British Virgin Islands

MTV Road Trips USA

The Jersey Surf Diaries

Awards

GFA All-Tackle World Record Holder

SATW/NATJA award for writing excellence

Member – OWAA/POMA/BWI/IGFA/RFA

Gannett USA newspapers

Asbury Park Press

Courier Post

The Daily Journa

Syndicated Fishing Columnist

Travel

Extensively visited, hosted television shows and contributed editorial on myriad destinations including: Guatemala, Nicaragua, Turks and Caicos, Barbados, Panama, St. Lucia, Bermuda, Belize, Aruba, USVI, BVI, Bahamas Out Islands, Dominican Republic, St. Lucia, Greek Islands, Costa Rica, Dominica, Florida Keys, Cabo San Lucas, Yucatan, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, contiguous 48 states.

Recent Editorial Contributions

Miami Herald New York Times Frommers Islands Caribbean Travel & Life Sport Fishing Magazine ESPN.com Marlin Game and Fish Magazine BDOutdoors.com TackleDirect.com Coastal Angler Magazine Fly Fishing in Salt Waters Shallow Water Angler Destination Fish Cabela’s Outfitter Journal Big Game Fishing Journal Fishing and Hunting News Boating World FLW Outdoors Nor’Easter Boaters Digest BoatUS Magazine American Airlines Latitudes Frommers.com Recommend Discover the Outdoors.com Sportsmansguide.com Northeast Boating Fishingreportsnow.com Sportfishermen.com Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation Velos

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