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Comfort Console by Skeeter Adds More Features to Bay Boats

  Comfort Console by Skeeter Adds More Features to Bay Boats By Craig Lamb   A private place to take care of business when the time comes is the purpose of a console head. Besides an on-board potty, the small space has historically served no other functional purpose for a saltwater bay boat. Design engineers at Skeeter Boats had a different idea. What about a family friendly console roomy enough to make it welcoming to families, while not compromising deck space demanded by anglers in a serious fishing rig? Room to roam, more … [Read More...]

Stay Connected Wherever you Fish with the mazu Sport Fishing app

    Stay Connected Wherever you Fish with the mazu Sport Fishing app By Craig Lamb Part of the beauty of being an offshore angler is the chance to get away from email and phone calls and to focus on fishing. After all, big game fishing should be about being free of worldly distractions, facing the challenge of battling a trophy pelagic. Hemingway wouldn’t have had it any other way. Sounds great, just you, the boat, the fish, and the sea, but is that realistic? Have you ever had that sinking feeling when you realize that you left … [Read More...]

Five Tips for Putting Your Boat to Bed for the Winter

  Five Tips for Putting Your Boat to Bed for the Winter By Craig Lamb   Unless you are fortunate to live in the balmier climates of the U.S., now is the time to put the boat away for the winter. There is more to the job than making sure all of the fishing gear, water toys and other items of fun are stored in the garage. Preparing for extended storage efficiently and effectively means enjoying worry- and hassle-free experiences when you return to using your outboard, according to the experts at Yamaha Outboards. Now is the time … [Read More...]

Airborne Wireless Network Generating Income

  Airborne Wireless Network Generating Income by Making Sure Data Traffic Never Gets in a “Jam” by Amy Lignor The Airborne Wireless Network (AWN) is a “visionary” company that is expanding the boundaries of broadband capabilities and expanded service.  With dedication, passion, and creativity, they have managed to create a true ‘super-highway in the skies’ that will allow for businesses and partners alike to generate more income on a daily basis by providing a superior service as well as a better user experience. With technology … [Read More...]

COAST GUARD FOUNDATION MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR THOSE THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE

  COAST GUARD FOUNDATION MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR THOSE THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE   Coast Guard Foundation is a national nonprofit organization supporting the men and women of the United States Coast Guard and their families. Founded in 1969, the Foundation provides education, support, and relief for the brave men and women, who enforce maritime law, protect our homeland and preserve the environment. The organization is committed to serving these dedicated individuals and their families with high-quality programs and resources that enhance … [Read More...]

Yamaha Marine Wins 2017 Platinum MarCom Award for YamahaOutboards.com

  Yamaha Marine Wins 2017 Platinum MarCom Award for YamahaOutboards.com Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) honored Yamaha Marine Group with a 2017 MarCom Platinum Award in the digital media category for the newly launched website YamahaOutboards.com. Judges reviewed more than 6,000 entries before selecting the 2017 winners. “Yamaha Marine is honored to receive the 2017 MarCom Award for digital media. When we set out to redesign the new site, we wanted the look and feel to be more lifestyle driven, conveying the … [Read More...]

Tips for Breaking in a New Outboard

  Tips for Breaking in a New Outboard By Craig Lamb   You just purchased a new boat and look forward to getting out on the water. You fantasize the rush of throttling up, watching the bow rise and take plane, the thrill of gliding across the lake on a sunny day. All the above is what boating is all about. Just don’t go too fast, literally. Today’s high-tech outboards need a break-in period. Believe it or not, following the process actually adds life to the outboard. Yamaha Outboards are easy to break in, and best of all, … [Read More...]

Anchors Aweigh for Better Fishing

  Anchors Aweigh for Better Fishing By Craig Lamb   Some saltwater anglers have a one-dimensional mindset when it comes to anchors. They are meant to keep the boat in place. Savvier anglers use their anchors as a tool for catching more and bigger fish. For inshore fishing that means being able to stay put and move again quickly. Being able to stay put and move again quickly is the norm for inshore anglers. One spot might be a reef or wreck and the next move could be shallower around a creek mouth or flat. All that moving … [Read More...]

Yamaha Marine Donates Three Outboards to Two Alabama Fire Departments

  Yamaha Marine Donates Three Outboards to Two Alabama Fire Departments   Yamaha Marine Group announced today the donation of two F90 outboards to the Stevenson, Ala. Fire Department, and one F150 outboard to the Bridgeport, Ala. Fire Department. Both fire departments will use the donated outboards to assist in search and rescue on the Tennessee River and surrounding lakes.  “Our Yamaha Marine test facility is in Bridgeport, and we are proud to support these fire departments that serve Bridgeport and the surrounding areas,” said … [Read More...]

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Catch Big Bull Redfish Now!

  Catch Big Bull Redfish Now! By Craig Lamb Think fall and just about anything but going fishing comes to mind. That’s understandable. Thoughts of football, hunting, and other popular outdoor activities come to mind with the mild days and cool nights. Cooler weather also brings some of the best fishing of the year to south Louisiana. Not just any kind of fishing. Imagine the drag screaming on your spinning reel as a bull redfish … [Read More...]

Stay Connected Wherever you Fish with New Mazu Sport Fishing App

  Stay Connected Wherever you Fish with New Mazu Sport Fishing App By Craig Lamb Until now, blue water anglers needed expensive satellite devices and costly subscriptions to stay connected when venturing outside the shoreline communication grid. The new mazu Sport Fishing app bridges the communication gap between offshore and mainland connectivity. The app is part of a system available from Mazu-Marine that is affordable, … [Read More...]

Come to South Louisiana for a Cajun Buffet

  Come to South Louisiana for a Cajun Buffet By Craig Lamb Think of a Cajun buffet and what comes to mind is a spread of fresh seafood, gumbo, etouffee, jambalaya, and andouille. At Home Run Charters and Lodge, you can likely dine on all of the above, and in gourmet style. Home Run Fishing Charters and Lodge is the premier outfitter in Venice and for a lot of reasons. Luxury accommodations, gourmet dining, Cajun hospitality … [Read More...]

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Sports

CFP Championship Game Pits Upstart Coach Against Wily Veteran

  CFP Championship Game Pits Upstart Coach Against Wily Veteran By Burt Carey Clemson Tigers head football coach Dabo Swinney cut his teeth on the collegiate game in Alabama, playing wide receiver for the Crimson Tide during its 1992 national championship season. He even coached at Alabama as an assistant. Now Swinney faces not only his alma mater but a wily head coach in Nick Saban, who’s led three Crimson Tide teams to national … [Read More...]

The Regular Season Finale of the NFL Held Surprises

  The Regular Season Finale of the NFL Held Surprises by Amy Lignor   There were few games left to play in the regular season that held massive power. The Minnesota Vikings versus the Green Bay Packers for the division title was one. The other came from the snow-filled skies of Buffalo where the Jets had a chance to see the post-season after a very long time of being shut out. Most other games were played to be granted a bye or, … [Read More...]

Cal’s Jared Goff Breaks Pac-12 Passing, TD Records

  Cal’s Jared Goff Breaks Pac-12 Passing, TD Records By Burt Carey Quarterback Jared Goff threw for six touchdowns and 467 yards to lead the California Bears past Air Force 55-36 in the Armed Forces Bowl Tuesday at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas. What a way for a college quarterback to punch his ticket into the NFL, if that’s what the junior signal caller chooses to do. You can bet there were plenty of NFL scouts … [Read More...]

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Fishing

MITCHELL 300: The Next Generation

French engineer Maurice Jacquemin set out to design a fishing reel that could cast longer and recover line without tangling. That was a tall order back in the late ‘30s early ‘40s, when spinning reels as they are known today didn’t even exist. Jacquemin spent two years developing the unique invention to meet his high expectations. He succeeded in designing what would become the world’s first spinning reel the MITCHELL, which later became known … [Read More...]

Gallatin River Fishing Report – Sat, Sep 28th

  Fishing has been very good on the Gallatin the last couple of days. White and yellow streamers were killing it in the valley this morning. Nymphing has been very productive with stonefly, mayfly and sculpin patterns. There was some good dry fly fishing with baetis up around Big Sky yesterday with fish eating bwo emerger, dun and cripple patterns. Posted by Charlie on Sep 28, 2013 | Gallatin River Fly Recommendations White … [Read More...]

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Lifestyle

Airborne Wireless Network Generating Income

  Airborne Wireless Network Generating Income by Making Sure Data Traffic Never Gets in a “Jam” by Amy Lignor The Airborne Wireless Network (AWN) is a “visionary” company that is expanding the boundaries of broadband capabilities and expanded service.  With dedication, passion, and creativity, they have managed to create a true ‘super-highway in the skies’ that will allow for businesses and partners alike to generate more income … [Read More...]

COAST GUARD FOUNDATION MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR THOSE THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE

  COAST GUARD FOUNDATION MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR THOSE THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE   Coast Guard Foundation is a national nonprofit organization supporting the men and women of the United States Coast Guard and their families. Founded in 1969, the Foundation provides education, support, and relief for the brave men and women, who enforce maritime law, protect our homeland and preserve the environment. The organization is committed to … [Read More...]

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Hunting

Setting Up the Perfect Base Camp

  Setting Up the Perfect Base Camp   There are many hunting guides out there full of tips on all sorts of things—from what camp stove you need to purchase all the way to what bottled water is best to have on hand. But where, exactly, are you going to put all these things? When it comes to the hunt, scouting is absolutely necessary, but your prey is not the only thing you should scout beforehand. Any hunter will tell you, no … [Read More...]

Stunning Quail Hunting at Upland Wings in South Carolina

  Stunning Quail Hunting at Upland Wings in South Carolina   When it comes to the die-hard quail hunter, finding that perfect spot where you can enjoy the most successful and exhilarating hunt possible can be a challenge. However, the incredible staff at Upland Wings is just one aspect that makes this a true quail hunter’s paradise that will have you literally running to South Carolina in order to ‘bag’ those … [Read More...]

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