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Flat Out for Flounder

By Capt. Ted Lund Northern flounder, Gulf flounder, Southern flounder, Fluke or Halibut. A “flatfish” by any other name is a flatfish, and they are high on the list of anglers from the Gulf of Alaska to Cape Cod. But there is one great choice when it comes to all-around boats for targeting flatties, fluke, flounder or whatever you want to call them, regardless of your style of fishing, the Sea Skiff Series from Sea Chaser Boats built by Carolina Skiff. Photo by Stephen Scherf Available in a 19 and 21foot versions, the Sea Skiff series is … [Read More...]

New Yamaha T25 offers Lightweight Technology

New Yamaha T25 offers Lightweight Technology for Heavyweight Performance By Craig Lamb Small waters anglers and boaters have a new choice for repowering their boats or choosing an outboard for a new boat with the all-new Yamaha T25. The outboard delivers the power and grip to maneuver heavier small vessels with exceptional efficiency. Small boat owners wanted a lightweight electronic fuel injected engine with high thrust performance, and Yamaha responded with the T25. The result is the best power-to-weight ratio of all high-thrust 25 … [Read More...]

Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic

Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic Creates Special Lure Incentive With 105 boats already pre-registered for the 2019 Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic and many more expected before the June 3 kick-off, the stakes will again be high for this popular sport-fishing event. More than $2 million in prize money was awarded in 2017 and 2018. Yet tournament organizers are sweetening the pot just a little more this year. “We’re adding a special $25,000 incentive that will be paid if the winning fish is caught on a lure,” says Tournament … [Read More...]

Spring Dolphin Run in Full Swing

By Capt. Ted Lund Thanks to unseasonable winter weather and warm temperatures, dolphin fishing in the Southeastern United States is in full swing — and Carolina Skiff wants to help you get in on the action with the Sea Chaser HFC 27. Each year — generally in April and May — the colorful dolphin, also known as mahi-mahi, start their northward trek by following the Gulf Stream from its origins in the heart of the Caribbean, as far north as Massachusetts. Throughout their range, dolphins are essential food and game fish. However, their … [Read More...]

TOP PROS SHARE SPRINGTIME BASS TIPS

By Craig Lamb Mark Menendez of western Kentucky and Kyle Monti of south Florida are natives of polar opposite types of bass fisheries, but their goals during spring are equal. Namely, to track down and catch bass migrating into shallow water to spawn. These pros’ tips for doing just that can help you dial into the bite, no matter where you live. Mark Menendez The dynamics of intercepting bass on the move can get complicated when springtime cold fronts slow or even shut down the migration. That makes knowing how and where to begin your … [Read More...]

Everyone deserves a CRAPPIE day!

By Darren Shepard Life is full of challenges and most certainly, some days are better than others.  However, this time of year when the “Dog Woods” bloom in the South anglers know it is time for another CRAPPIE day! With all the rain we have had in the south, as well as around the country the past couple of months, Lake Lanier levels are up significantly. Water temperatures in the 58 plus degree range are abundant, and creeks, points and shallow areas are holding crappie at different stages of the spawn. Best bets are backs of coves, … [Read More...]

Coastal Chaos: Tips for Being a Better Bait Fisherman

By Capt. Ted Lund Live bait is a critical key to success for saltwater fisherman targeting trophy gamefish like wahoo, billfish, king mackerel, tuna, and others. But there’s more to bait fishing than meets the eye — from tackle selection to dehooking and handling (or not) baits. One of the most effective methods of procuring large amounts of live bait is through the use of sabiki rigs and spinning tackle. This hook-and-line method allows anglers access to hardier baits than those caught using cast nets or hoop nets. They’ll not only last longer … [Read More...]

Big Bass, Big Time at Skeeter Boats Owner’s Tournament

By Craig Lamb Eat. Sleep. Fish®. That brand slogan takes on a whole new meaning with the 26th annual Skeeter Owner’s Tournament coming up on Lake Fork, the shining jewel in Texas’ famed big bass fisheries. The tournament is June 6-9, 2019, with thousands of Skeeter owners expected to enjoy a weekend of fishing, fellowship and the chance to win up to $200,000 in cash and prizes. The Skeeter Lake Fork Guide Team, the hunt for the famous “Rubber Ducks” on the lake for prizes, and delicious Texas barbecue are all part of the fun. Headquarters will … [Read More...]

Carolina Skiff’s JV CC Models are Durable & Affordable

By Capt. Ted Lund For many anglers owning bigger boats can create a struggle to get out for a relaxing couple of hours to fish, check crab traps or create a short after work hours adventure for the kids.  Often it takes longer to get the “big” boat ready than it does to enjoy your outing. But it does not have to be this way. Carolina Skiff has the answer with their JV CC models and is perfect for hitting the water for fantastic fishing and fun.  Based on Carolina Skiff’s original design, which helped the company become one of the world’s … [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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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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