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Have a Delicious Redfish Treasure for Dinner

  Have a Delicious Redfish Treasure for Dinner   Up and down the Atlantic coast and in the Gulf of Mexico, catching redfish is a major fishing activity. In the waters, within interior salt and brackish marshes that lay across virtually the entire Gulf coast, redfish (red drum) thrive throughout most of the year. But if you think these fish are pushovers, you are definitely mistaken. But any angler will tell you, they are worth nabbing. If you have ever been so lucky as to taste redfish, you know they are extremely delicious when prepared well. … [Read More...]

2018 Boat Show Season Brings the ‘Carolina Skiff’ Dream to the Consumer

The 2018 Boat Show Season Brings the ‘Carolina Skiff’ Dream to the Consumer by Amy Lignor Currently, the number one boat brand in retail sales of outboard-powered fiberglass boats, 24-feet and under, Carolina Skiff is the company to check out as you head to the boat shows and events that will be held in this  year. The entire range of boat enthusiasts are jumping on board with Carolina Skiff.  With 60 models to choose from, the serious angler and recreational boating enthusiast will enjoy their time on the water by finding every option they … [Read More...]

More Power, More Choices for Inshore, Offshore Yamaha Outboards

  More Power, More Choices for Inshore, Offshore Yamaha Outboards By Craig Lamb   Give the people what they want. That is a theme for how Yamaha is rolling out enhancements to current outboards and rigging options. Inshore and offshore boaters indeed get more of what they want with these new options and features soon to come. Want your new Yamaha to be adorned in the most popular color for offshore outboards? You can order the F300 and F350 in white, the color chosen by more than 30 percent of new outboard and boat … [Read More...]

Yamaha Pro Takahiro Omori Wins First 2018 Bassmaster® Elite Tournament

  Yamaha Pro Takahiro Omori Wins First 2018 Bassmaster® Elite Tournament on Lake Martin   Yamaha Pro Takahiro Omori took home the first-place trophy after the first Bassmaster® Elite tournament of 2018 on Sunday, Feb. 11.  The veteran pro finished the tournament with 14 pounds on the final day of competition to capture the win on Lake Martin with a four-day total of 59 pounds 8 ounces. The win marks Omori’s seventh career victory with B.A.S.S.® and his second B.A.S.S.® win in three years in the state of Alabama, after a triumph on … [Read More...]

Fish and Cruise with Family-Friendly Sea Chaser 24 HFC

  Fish and Cruise with Family-Friendly Sea Chaser 24 HFC By Craig Lamb   Families and boating go together, and so does serious fishing. You can enjoy both on the same trip aboard the Sea Chaser 24 HFC by Carolina Skiff. Whatever the activity the 24 HFC is already rigged out with the features everyone needs to enjoy a long day on the water. Head out early into the bay or inshore waters for a morning fishing trip. Then cruise to a secluded island for an afternoon of beachcombing. The 24 HFC delivers safety, comfort, style, and … [Read More...]

Shallow Tails Guide Service Knows What’s ‘Biting’ in the Miami Flats

  Shallow Tails Guide Service Knows What’s ‘Biting’ in the Miami Flats By Amy Lignor For those who do not yet know, and those fishing enthusiasts—everything from light tackle to fly fishing—who want to go where the sun always shines in order to make that perfect catch, the fact is this: Miami plays home to the best flats fishing you can imagine. Those endless flats offer you the likes of bonefish, permit, tarpon and shark, giving you all the thrills of the ‘hunt’ while exploring the crystal clear waters of Biscayne Bay. An area, by the way, … [Read More...]

Come see Carolina Skiff at Miami’s Favorite Boat Show

  Come see Carolina Skiff at Miami’s Favorite Boat Show By Craig Lamb Getting to see shiny new boats at a boat show is a given. What’s not is getting to take a test ride, and do it in sunny, warm weather during the frigid winter. You can do it all at the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. This year’s event, conveniently scheduled during President’s Day weekend, is Feb. 15-19. Even better, the show is in the perfect spot for enjoying fun in the sun in south Florida. Location is the Miami Marine Stadium Park & … [Read More...]

Exciting New Products and Helm Master Demo Ride’s

  Exciting New Products and Helm Master Demo Rides at Miami International Boat Show® By Capt. Ted Lund   Want to get a look at Yamaha’s exciting new lineup of products for 2018? Then you’ll want to head to the Miami International Boat Show® at the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin starting Thursday, February 15. Yamaha will feature their products in three booths (A112, F210, and F201) but will also be offering complimentary demonstration rides of its innovative Helm Master® integrated outboard control system at four … [Read More...]

Yamaha Pro Jordan Lee Mentally Ready for Bassmaster Classic® 

  Yamaha Pro Jordan Lee Mentally Ready for Bassmaster Classic®  Defending Champion Not Feeling Pressure, Looking Forward to Lake Hartwell    Only five anglers have won the Bassmaster Classic® more than once during its 47-year history, and of those, only two have won the event in consecutive years. This March, when the 2018 Classic® is held on South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell, Yamaha Pro Jordan Lee hopes to add his name to both lists. As the 2017 Classic® champion, Lee, of course, is the only fisherman in the field who can try for a … [Read More...]

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Shallow Tails Guide Service Knows What’s ‘Biting’ in the Miami Flats

  Shallow Tails Guide Service Knows What’s ‘Biting’ in the Miami Flats By Amy Lignor For those who do not yet know, and those fishing enthusiasts—everything from light tackle to fly fishing—who want to go where the sun always shines in order to make that perfect catch, the fact is this: Miami plays home to the best flats fishing you can imagine. Those endless flats offer you the likes of bonefish, permit, tarpon and shark, giving … [Read More...]

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...]

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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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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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Have a Delicious Redfish Treasure for Dinner

  Have a Delicious Redfish Treasure for Dinner   Up and down the Atlantic coast and in the Gulf of Mexico, catching redfish is a major fishing activity. In the waters, within interior salt and brackish marshes that lay across virtually the entire Gulf coast, redfish (red drum) thrive throughout most of the year. But if you think these fish are pushovers, you are definitely mistaken. But any angler will tell you, they are worth nabbing. If … [Read More...]

Airborne Wireless Network and GE Deal Takes Flight

  Airborne Wireless Network and GE Deal Takes Flight By Ted Lund   Communications dead zones could be a thing of the past thanks to a new deal lifting off between Airborne Wireless Network and GE Aviation. Today, the world’s connectivity relies on underwater cables, underground fiber, and satellites. ABWN intends to create a high-speed broadband airborne wireless network by linking commercial aircraft in flight — acting … [Read More...]

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Hunting

Double Diamond Outfitters Delivers the Rio Grande Turkey

  Double Diamond Outfitters Delivers the Rio Grande Turkey   It’s no wonder Texas is the premier destination when it comes to turkey hunting, seeing as that the estimated turkey population comes in at over 600,000 birds. When it comes to the ‘best of the best' – Rio Grande Turkey calls Texas home. And there is one hunting guide who makes your turkey hunt a true success; all you have to do is make plans with Double Diamond … [Read More...]

Alabama: This is the Place for Post-Season Quail Hunting

  Alabama: This is the Place for Post-Season Quail Hunting By Amy Lignor From Decatur to Tuscaloosa; from Montgomery to Mobile—Alabama has a list of elite choices when it comes to lodging and quail hunting in the form of the Alabama Quail Trail. This amazing website lists everything from public lands to private plantations, showing you what the great state of Alabama offers to hunters – offerings that are beyond … [Read More...]

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