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Malin Rigging Wire Taking Fishermen to New Lengths

  Malin Rigging Wire Taking Fishermen to New Lengths By Capt. Ted Lund   Rigging wire is a mainstay of both inshore and offshore anglers in saltwater, weather rigging ballyhoo and mullet for sailfish, mackerel for blue marlin or bridling live crabs for tarpon. But up until now, anglers have been required to buy pre-cut (12- or -18-inch) lengths of rigging wire. That meant they either had too much for the job at hand or had to cut the predetermined lengths to fit resulting in waste.  "Malin is always coming up with … [Read More...]

Get Social with Carolina Skiff

  Get Social with Carolina Skiff By Capt. Ted Lund   Looking for fun, new ways to experience and learn about the skiff life? Join legendary boat manufacturer Carolina Skiff on social media and the Internet. The company is active on both Facebook and Twitter as well as Instagram , LinkedIn, and YouTube,  sharing boating and fishing tips as well as news and updates on new offerings. But the company has also expanded its offerings on the Carolina Skiff website as well. In addition to a new, interactive Boat Builder interface … [Read More...]

St. Lawrence River Smallmouth Fishery May Be Best in the Country

  St. Lawrence River Smallmouth Fishery May Be Best in the Country Right Now Yamaha Pro Brandon Palaniuk Not Surprised at Recent Tournament Result A year ago when Brandon Palaniuk first saw the 2018 Bassmaster® Elite Series tournament schedule, he predicted it would take a 100-pound catch to win the four-day event on New York’s St. Lawrence River, and the Yamaha Pro missed his guess by less than five pounds. What’s amazing is that he was predicting a weight for smallmouth bass, not largemouths. “There is no question the St. Lawrence … [Read More...]

Mule Skinners

  Mule Skinners By Capt. Gus Cane   Known as reef donkeys or mules because of their stubborn, tenacious fighting ability, amberjack are a prized catch in the South Atlantic and Gulf waters. Sometimes reaching triple-digit weights, AJs are a challenge on the rod and excellent on the grill. Here are three top ways to put more in the cooler the next time you head offshore: Height Advantage Amberjack prefer structure that rises up in the water column. Artificial reefs and wrecks with high relief will hold more fish than … [Read More...]

Get Your Boat Ready for Hurricane Season

  Get Your Boat Ready for Hurricane Season By Capt. Ted Lund   Boaters on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts always keep a weather eye on the tropics during September and October. Over the past decade, its proven to be the most active part of hurricane season. In addition to getting homes ready and making evacuation plans, boaters also have to take care of their pride and joy, getting vessels prepared to withstand winds that can top 120 miles an hour and heavy tropical downpours that can leave as much as 30 inches of water … [Read More...]

American Fisheries Policy Needs Your Help

  American Fisheries Policy Needs Your Help By Capt. Ted Lund   The Center for Sportfishing Policy is asking anglers nationwide to get involved and urge their Senators to support the Modern Fish Act via emails and social media.   The U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of the Modern Fish Act (H.R. 200) in July of this year. The US Senate is now considering its version (S. 1520) of the legislation that is intended to allow for recreational fisheries to be managed using more appropriate management tools; modify … [Read More...]

Say Goodbye to Space Junk and Hello to Airborne Wireless

  Say Goodbye to Space Junk and Hello to Airborne Wireless By Capt. Ted Lund   But Airborne Wireless Network believes it has the answer. The company is currently in the process of testing its revolutionary new Infinitus Network — which will create a world-wide meshed communications network thanks in part to thousands of commercial aircraft that will be in the air anyway. Because it is a meshed network, ABNW's network is like a web; all nodes are connected via multiple links. Unlike traditional "single link-systems" such as most … [Read More...]

Build Your Dream Boat with Carolina Skiff

  Build Your Dream Boat with Carolina Skiff By Capt. Ted Lund   Building a dreamboat just got easier thanks to the interactive tool developed by boat building legend, Carolina Skiff. The Carolina Skiff Boat Builder (www.carolinaskiff.com/build-a-boat) allows boaters the opportunity to go through the step-by-step process of selecting one of Carolina Skiff’s 60 different models — including Sea Chaser and Fun Chaser — from the comfort of their home, online and chose the best options to suit their individual needs. If you know … [Read More...]

Malin’s Straight Hardwire Helps Solve Toothy Problems

  Malin’s Straight Hardwire Helps Solve Toothy Problems By Capt. Ted Lund   Spin, conventional and fly fishermen looking to solve toothy problems posed by popular gamefish like king mackerel, barracuda, muskie, pike, sharks, and others will want to check out Malin Company's Straight Leader. Engineered to the highest standards, Straight Leader is the highest quality, straightest leader wire available for today’s serious tournament anglers, weekend warriors or world record seekers. Available in 25-pound through 110-pound … [Read More...]

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Airborne Wireless Engages Investor Relations Firm CORE IR

  Airborne Wireless Engages Investor Relations Firm CORE IR By Amy Lignor Airborne Wireless Network (ABWN), the emerging growth company that is quite literally redefining global connectivity, announced this week that they have retained CORE IR as their Investor Relations firm of record. This teaming up, so to speak, is what most will call “a perfect match.” With CORE IR being a leading boutique investor relations firm, they look … [Read More...]

“Whitewater Rafting Trip” promise leads to a Grand Adventure on the Ocoee River

    “Whitewater Rafting Trip” promise leads to a Grand Adventure on the Ocoee River By BFMG Staff: Darren Shepard I made a promise to my daughter Katie Shepard; we were going to take her whitewater rafting when she turned 14 years old. This is the minimum age to tackle the Ocoee River with a commercial outfitter. My wife Tammy and I took our son Evan and Tori 3 years ago when they turned 14.  They loved it! Now it was Katie's turn, … [Read More...]

Where to Wrangle the Walleye in Minnesota

  Where to Wrangle the Walleye in Minnesota By Amy Lignor The infamous Walleye was designated by Minnesota to be their official state fish back in 1965 and can be found thriving throughout Minnesota’s lakes and rivers. For those anglers who want nothing more than to see the eyes of these particular prey as they are pulled into a boat at the end of their own personal line, it is important to know that teaming up with the perfect … [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

Say Goodbye to Space Junk and Hello to Airborne Wireless

  Say Goodbye to Space Junk and Hello to Airborne Wireless By Capt. Ted Lund   But Airborne Wireless Network believes it has the answer. The company is currently in the process of testing its revolutionary new Infinitus Network — which will create a world-wide meshed communications network thanks in part to thousands of commercial aircraft that will be in the air anyway. Because it is a meshed network, ABNW's network is … [Read More...]

The Sky is the Limit with Airborne Wireless

  The Sky is the Limit with Airborne Wireless By Capt. Ted Lund   Innovative new tech start-up, Airborne Wireless Network (ABWN) is off to a fantastic start in its efforts to provide seamless wireless communications to burgeoning urban areas and underserved areas thanks to its efforts to develop the world’s first-ever meshed wireless network. Fresh off proof of concept successes and awaiting another round of evaluation … [Read More...]

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Hunting

Whitetail “Grunt” Calls: Speaking the Language of the Buck

  Whitetail “Grunt” Calls: Speaking the Language of the Buck By Amy Lignor It’s amazing how many hunters don’t use a whitetail “grunt” calls nowadays. Many hunters are still under the impression that silence is a necessary virtue within the woods. Fact is, when it’s the right time and used correctly, a “grunt” call could mean the difference between a successful hunt and heading home empty-handed. Many experts will state that the … [Read More...]

Have a Memorable Whitetail Hunt in Texas with Double Diamond Outfitters

  Have a Memorable Whitetail Hunt in Texas with Double Diamond Outfitters   Out of the approximately 20 million whitetails roaming America, about 4 million call Texas home. With those statistics, it’s no wonder the whitetail deer is the most hunted big game animal in the United States, and Texas is one of the most lucrative places to nab that trophy buck you’ve been dreaming off since last season came to a close. Found in the … [Read More...]

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