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Conversation with Clay Dyer

By Capt. Ted Lund Watch the inspiring story of Yamaha Pro Team professional bass fisherman Clay Dyer. Due to determination and grit, Dyer has overcome personal setbacks and physical challenges to move to the forefront of the professional bass fishing scene, all while doing with Yamaha Outboards. "I have a couple of mottos that I kind of live my life by," says Dyer. "One of those mottos is 'If I can do what I can do in professional bass fishing without any adaptive equipment than anybody can do it. That's one of the things I love about my … [Read More...]

Yamaha supports conservation

Yamaha supports conservation at Texas’ most popular trophy bass fishery By Craig Lamb Yamaha Outboards is showing its support for fisheries conservation by partnering with the Lake Fork Sportsman Association and specifically with the organization’s release boat. But this 24-foot release boat is different, performing other functions outside its design of transporting tournament-caught bass to be released throughout the lake. The LSFA partners with Texas Parks and Wildlife, which uses the boat for DNA collection samplings for its trophy bass … [Read More...]

Get into Day Dropping for Swordfish

Try this for big swordfish, Get into Day Dropping By Ted Lund Get into day dropping for swordfish if you want to enhance your catch during daylight hours. Daytime dropping for swordfish is becoming more and more popular with anglers from Texas to the Outer Banks. Some truly large broadbills are being taken, as evidenced by Capt. Nick Stanczyck’s recent catch of a 757-pounder. Get into Day Dropping for Swordfish, Photo Credit: Capt. Nick Stanzcyk Traditional Methods vs. Day Dropping for Swordfish The traditional method of fishing for … [Read More...]

Carolina Skiff’s JVX Center Console is designed for Shallow Water Fishing Success

Durability, Reliability, and Affordability, Carolina Skiff’s JVX Center Console By Capt. Ted Lund Carolina Skiff’s JVX Center Console is designed for shallow water fishing success. From Matagorda Bay on the coast of Texas to the tidal creeks and estuaries of the Carolina Low Country, there are thousands of angling opportunities to reach fantastic recreational fishing resources ranging from redfish to tarpon. With that in mind, Carolina Skiff set out to design a durable, reliable and affordable center console skiff that will meet the demands of … [Read More...]

Deep Water Access Important When Fishing in Tidal Areas

Yamaha Pro Bill Lowen Made 100-Mile Runs to Find Right Conditions at Winyah Bay Event Bill Lowen had never made a 100-mile run one-way just to find the right fishing conditions, but he did it three successive days during the recent Bassmaster® Elite tournament at South Carolina’s Winyah Bay, and it nearly paid off with a victory. In three days of competition, the Yamaha Pro put more than 600 miles on his boat, the equivalent of driving a car from Atlanta to Miami.  Deep Water Access Important When Fishing in Tidal Areas Yamaha Pro Bill Lowen Made … [Read More...]

Two Skeeter Pros are Passing Their Fishing Passion On

Two Skeeter Pros are Passing Their Fishing Passion On to Their Family By Craig Lamb Marty Robinson of South Carolina and Todd Faircloth of Texas are veteran pro anglers competing on the MLF® tour and these two Skeeter Pros are passing their fishing passion on to their family. Both anglers have sons competing at the high school bass fishing tournament level in a competitive sport with exploding growth. It’s a “Family Affair” Thousands of high school students compete in events from coast to coast in local, state, and national tournaments. … [Read More...]

In the Spotlight: Atlantic Marine

In the Spotlight: Atlantic Marine Highlighting Tidewater Boats Treasure Coast Dealer By Amy Lignor Finding a great boat dealer is as important as finding the right boat and today’s In the Spotlight: Atlantic Marine, highlights many key reasons they have been a great Tidewater Boats dealer on the Treasure Coast.  For Over 25 years………….. Above all, this company understands that serious fishermen need serious boats, which is why they have a variety to choose from. Among the lines that include: Grady-White Boats, Jupiter Boats, and Southwind … [Read More...]

Get in on the Summertime Action

Get in on the Summertime Action with Tony Alexander on South Carolina's Lake Murray By Capt. Ted Lund Summer isn't the only thing heating up for anglers on Lake Murray, SC — home waters to one of the nation's top boat manufacturers in the marine industry — Tidewater Boats. Located just outside Columbia, SC, it has some of the best fishing for striped bass, white perch (crappie) and trophy catfish of almost any lake in the south. “This is one of my favorite times of year here on the lake,” says Lake Murray legend and expert, Tony … [Read More...]

The “Outer Banks” of North Carolina

The “Outer Banks” of North Carolina is a True Fisherman’s Paradise By Amy Lignor The “menu” of species is endless when talking about the “Outer Banks” of North Carolina—and that’s not an exaggeration. Commonly caught fish run the gamut: When it comes to offshore fishing, not only can you reel in everything from the Striped bass, speckled trout, drum, flounder, croaker, and spot, but you also have the blue marlin, white marlin, sailfish, yellow-fin tuna, wahoo, and even more to choose from. What you need to experience this perfect offshore fishing … [Read More...]

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A quick trip to discover Jacksonville, Florida for a unique adventure

By Darren Shepard Depending on exactly what you may seeking from a Florida vacation or fishing adventure, the Jacksonville, Florida area is one area to consider when making your plans. Key areas such as St. Augustine, Miami, Daytona, the Keys, and Panama City are just a few of the places in Florida most people first think about but for something a little different, don’t overlook this great city in the far northeastern corner of the … [Read More...]

DISCOVER MUKILTEO A great place to Stay, Play, and Dine all year round

Some of the country’s leading aviation museums are at Paine Field near Mukilteo. Take the Boeing Tour! Just outside of Mukilteo is the Boeing Everett Widebody plant. Check out the largest building in the world (in square footage) and watch the final assembly of Boeing 747, 787, and 777 twin-aisle aircraft. This is a once in a lifetime experience that every aviation buff will enjoy. Visit Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing … [Read More...]

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...]

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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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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

A quick trip to discover Jacksonville, Florida for a unique adventure

By Darren Shepard Depending on exactly what you may seeking from a Florida vacation or fishing adventure, the Jacksonville, Florida area is one area to consider when making your plans. Key areas such as St. Augustine, Miami, Daytona, the Keys, and Panama City are just a few of the places in Florida most people first think about but for something a little different, don’t overlook this great city in the far northeastern corner of the … [Read More...]

Carolina Skiff Proudly Partners with the Sea Turtle Conservancy

By Amy Lignor Celebrating their 60th year, the North Central Florida nonprofit, Sea Turtle Conservancy, continues its fantastic work. And now, they have another partner, Carolina Skiff, joining with them to help ensure the survival of sea turtles. Herren and his team christened their custom-made Carolina Skiff DLX-Extra Wide as "RV Lavinia," seen above during its maiden voyage. "RV" stands for "Research Vessel." Photo courtesy of the Sea … [Read More...]

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Hunting

Quail Hunting & More in the Stunning Etowah Valley

By Amy Lignor When it comes to Georgia, there are many things—locations, historical sites, the fun citizens, and more—than cause Georgia to forever be on your mind, making the State slogan a complete and utter truth. When it comes to the hunting world, there is also a place set in the stunning Georgia scenery that caters to every hunter on the planet. And from now until March, quail hunters are escaping to Etowah Valley Preserve, one location … [Read More...]

Book the Perfect Turkey Hunting Trip

Book the Perfect Turkey Hunting Trip at the Gray Ghost Plantation in Georgia By Amy Lignor Time is moving fast. Now is the moment to sit down and make plans to take that unforgettable early spring turkey hunt in the great state of Georgia. Not only does the Gray Ghost Plantation offer deer hunting at its best, but their quality hunts for both quail and turkey are a “must do” for any hunter. From March through May, this 1200 acre … [Read More...]

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