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Tidewater Boats Invites All to the Boat Shows from Winter through Spring Although the weather outside may not be the best, there are things to do that will

Tidewater Boats Invites All to the Boat Shows

Tidewater Boats Invites All to the Boat Shows from Winter through Spring By Amy Lignor Although the weather outside may not be the best, there are things to do that will brighten up anyone’s day. One of the biggest and most fun is to attend some of the greatest boat shows being held across the country, where you and yours can take a look at some of the amazing crafts that Tidewater Boats creates. Consumers will tell you that Tidewater Boats is home to some of the most learned marine craftsman in the business. Not a surprise, when you learn … [Read More...]

Training For Boaters, By Boaters, Did you know that 81 percent of boating fatalities in 2017 occurred where boat operators had NOT taken a basic boat

Training For Boaters, By Boaters

Did you know that 81 percent of boating fatalities in 2017 occurred where boat operators had NOT taken a basic boat safety course? United States Power Squadrons – America’s Boating Club, wants to change that terrible statistic by ensuring that today’s boaters are prepared, knowledgeable, and confident on the water. Our members increase their knowledge and skill through a variety of learning opportunities to be safe and have fun on the water. Too often new boaters and even seasoned ones believe boating is easy. But boating is a learned skill that … [Read More...]

Carolina Skiff Hails the Winners of the “Family, Fishing & Fun” Photo Contest

Carolina Skiff Hails the Winners

Carolina Skiff Hails the Winners of the “Family, Fishing & Fun” Photo Contest By Amy Lignor What a way to win a contest! Take the most exciting, awesome picture of your friends and family (and maybe even your pup), while spending the day having a whole lot of fun on the water as you cruise on your Carolina Skiff boat. Yes, Carolina Skiff, LLC®—currently the number one boat brand in retail sales of outboard-powered fiberglass boats, 24-feet and under—has announced the winners of their 3-month photo contest. Joe L. Starting in September, … [Read More...]

Maintenance Matters: Breaking ‘Em in Right

Maintenance Matters: Breaking ‘Em in Right

By Capt. Ted Lund A new outboard engine is one of the single most valuable investments any boater can make, whether on a new-boat build or when repowering an old classic. But new outboard motors — like the SHO 250 from leading marine manufacturer Yamaha Outboards — require a break-in period to ensure that all of the surface areas of critical internal components develop the finish required for smooth operation and years of dependable service. Yamaha Outboards’ tech team recommends a three-step approach to making the break-in process simple and fun. … [Read More...]

Getting “Wider” is a Great Option

Getting “Wider” is a Great Option for Fishing and Other on the Water Activities By Craig Lamb For most boat owners, fishing is the key reason to buy a boat. But, having the flexibility to use your boat for many other options on the water will yield even more fun for family and friends.  A slightly larger and wider boat for passengers, gear and other items may be required for different adventures. When you develop your “boat needs and wants” list to meet all your demands on the water, the Carolina Skiff DLX EW (Extra Wide) Series may fit the … [Read More...]

Winterizing your Skeeter

Winterizing your Skeeter

By Craig Lamb Winterizing the boat is an all-too-familiar autumn ritual for northern boaters. Those anglers put the boat to bed for winter and go hunting, ice fishing, or enjoy snow sports. What about anglers living in warmer climates? Is it worth spending the time and money on a boat that won’t be used until next spring? Those are questions faced by even hardcore anglers choosing to run a Skeeter Boat. The answer: you bet it is, and here are the reasons why. Maintenance is a must to prevent damage to the boat and engine. All it takes is … [Read More...]

Tidewater 2500 Carolina Bay Gets a Facelift

Tidewater 2500 Carolina Bay Gets a Facelift

By Craig Lamb The tried and proven Tidewater 2500 Carolina Bay just got better with an all new top option designed so anglers can take their game to the next level. The option is the Half Tower with a second helm station for digital systems. The feature provides better visibility for spotting cruising pelagics out deep and prized inshore species roaming along beaches. Tidewater Boats is known for designing boats for serious anglers, with serious features, using luxury appointments you find in a fine yacht. Wrap luxury around a performance … [Read More...]

Membership Beyond Boating

Membership Beyond Boating

            It’s a familiar story for members of United States Power Squadrons – America’s Boating Club. Maybe they were new to town or new to boating and signed up for a beginner boating course through their local Squadron to get out on the water. They didn’t know what to expect, but that first time they stepped inside the classroom, they knew that they were going to gain a lot of knowledge, create lasting friendships and have a lot of fun.             Local Squadrons offer a ton … [Read More...]

Ring in the New Year with Carolina Skiff at the January Boat Shows

Ring in the New Year with Carolina Skiff at the January Boat Shows

By Amy Lignor Christmas has ended, and the New Year arrives, ushering in another 365 days that will make grand new adventures. A great way to make 2019 a fantastic year is to get your perfect dream boat for family, fishing, and fun!  Carolina Skiff has the perfect boat to meet your needs and now is the perfect time to check out several of their models at boat shows nearest you. Carolina Skiff, makers of the most durable, versatile and affordable boats on the market, want to invite future boat owners and boating enthusiasts to attend some … [Read More...]

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Travel

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

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 Network’s Message to Stockholders

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 I made a promise to my daughter Katie Shepard; we were going to take her whitewater rafting

“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...]

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Sports

Dabo Swinney, Clemson Tigers,College Football, Playoff championship game, Alabama, Crimson Tide, Nick Saban

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...]

Amy's Angle, head coach job openings, Super Bowl contenders, NFL, regular season, surprises

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...]

Jared Goff, TD Records, California Bears, 2016 NFL draft picks

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 Stops the “Space Junk”

Airborne Wireless Network Stops the “Space Junk”

By Amy Lignor People want facts. In 2018, whether you are talking about business and industry or population figures and locations, data is what the world seeks. Companies that are synonymous with originality, skill, and cleverness understand these facts, and they know how to "fix" things that are most assuredly broke. Airborne Wireless Network (ABWN) is one of those companies. As technology expands and new ideas are needed to advance … [Read More...]

Airborne Wireless Network Brings Reliability to Rural Areas, how's your cell phone connection? No more dropped calls with great broadband coverage.

Airborne Wireless Network Brings Reliability to Rural Areas

    Airborne Wireless Network Brings Reliability to Rural Areas  by Amy Lignor Internet, cell-phones – these ‘types’ of technology are what most people take for granted while living in 2018. Not too long ago, however, if you had mentioned these paths of communication, people would not have known what on earth you were talking about. But being that the communications/technology industry brings new ideas into the universe at a … [Read More...]

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Hunting

Taking “Aim” at Hunter Safety: Tips on Treestands & Lifelines

Taking “Aim” at Hunter Safety: Tips on Treestands & Lifelines

Taking “Aim” at Hunter Safety: Tips on Treestands & Lifelines  By BFMG Whether speaking about bow season or gun season, the one thing that will always remain the same is the “safety” factor. There are lists of equipment and supplies for the various seasons found all over the internet, but the issue of utilizing treestands and safety straps is something that all hunters should know about and make a part of their trips. Treestand … [Read More...]

For the Best Iowa Pheasant Hunt Let Smokin’ Barrels Be Your Guide

For the Best Iowa Pheasant Hunt Let Smokin’ Barrels Be Your Guide

  For the Best Iowa Pheasant Hunt Let Smokin’ Barrels Be Your Guide By Amy Lignor Whether you’re a beginner or an expert in the ‘field’ of pheasant hunting, located in Northwest Iowa is a family operated hunting preserve that strives to make sure you and yours have the most memorable hunting experience you can think of. Smokin’ Barrels not only goes above and beyond to ensure that their visitors see and shoot plenty of pheasants, … [Read More...]

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