Sport fishing dates back to the late 1800’s and it is also known as offshore fishing but in essence it recreational fishing at it’s best. Many anglers enjoy the thrill of the wait and seize of sports fishing the thrill of the struggle with the fish whether hours long or just minutes the thrill is there. With sport game fishing you have many tournaments held around the country and even international tournaments aimed at anglers to catch a certain species of game fish for a trophy, prize maybe a new boat, cash prizes or simply for the recognition and camaraderie of the event. Here is a list of the top game fish sought after according to Matt Alpert of wide open spaces.com the Blue Marlin tops his list as being one of the fastest species in the ocean. Sailfish is another species that is jet fast and good jumpers, Bluefin Tuna are big fish and are praised for meat tuna is liked in many parts of the world especially in Japan. The Yellow Tuna is sought after by many commercial fishermen as they are high in value, the Rooster fish while not a fish that is good to eat, it gives anglers a good fight while on the open waters. And their you have the top five sought after game fish in salt water.