Yamaha Pro Leads Lake Chickamauga Cleanup

By Capt Ted Lund Bass anglers young and old have a chance to join legendary tournament bass fisherman and Yamaha Team Pro Ish Monroe for a cleanup of Lake Chickamauga on Sunday, April 7. In Dayton, Tenn. The cleanup is the final installment of the Tennessee River Grand Slam Cleanup, which is part of Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful’s four-cleanup effort in the Great American Cleanup. "I've been fishing competitively for over 20 years and believe in conservation," says Monroe. "We have a great opportunity to help clean up Lake Chickamauga. … [Read More...]

Ultra Elite Series: Perfect Family Fishing and Fun Boat

By Capt. Ted Lund It's often said that no one perfect boat does everything. Some boats are serious fishing machines, while others are designed more for family fun and comfort. Well, those that adhere to this philosophy are mistaken and need to check out the 21 Ultra Elite from Carolina Skiff. The 21 Ultra Elite is literally three boats in one and is right at home inshore on lakes and rivers, bays and marshes along the coastline, or exploring near and offshore fishing. It is one of four models in the Ultra Elite Series which include the 19, 21, … [Read More...]

Keeping it simple for pre-spawn largemouth

By Craig Lamb Pre-spawn bass fishing during early spring can be as easy or complicated as you make it, and it all depends on how you approach the constant movement of the bass as they migrate to shallow water. “I don’t like to over think it because pre-spawn really is the easiest time of year to find largemouth,” says Skeeter Boats Pro Ray Hanselman Jr., a guide on Lake Amistad in Del Rio, Texas. “The bass are all going to go the same direction, trying to do the same thing, which is go into shallow water and spawn,” continued … [Read More...]

Tidewater Elite Redfish Tournament Kicks Off This Weekend

By Capt Ted Lund The 2019 Tidewater Boats Elite Redfish Tournament Series, presented by Yamaha Outboards, takes to the water in Grand Isle, LA with the Frogg Toggs Kick-Off Classic starting today, Thurs., Mar. 21. During the three day event (the first of four in the series) 32 teams from as far away as North Carolina are vying for a potential $150,000 in cash and prizes, including a Tidewater 2110 Bay Max powered by a 200-HP Yamaha Outboard, and McLain tandem-axle trailer as well as a place in the championship. At the end of the 2019 … [Read More...]


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Come see Yamaha pros, motors and more at Bassmaster Classic

By Craig Lamb The most prestigious of all bass tournaments is this week in Knoxville, Tenn., and you’ll want to be sure and make it to the Bassmaster Classic. The “Super Bowl” is the ultimate fan experience for anglers of all ages, and there is much to see and do while the competition is underway March 15-17 on the Tennessee River. The Bassmaster Classic Expo is one of the main attractions of the Classic. The Expo has grown into one of the largest fishing consumer shows in the country, and many manufacturers have chosen to introduce their new … [Read More...]

“Counting the Ways” to Owning a Carolina Skiff

By Amy Lignor Carolina Skiff provides multiple ways for you to explore their diverse line of durable and affordable boats. Today, the best definition of the “21st Century” seems to be: The time when all good things are out there to be had and, because of technology, there are many ways to attain these great things and bring them home to you and the family.  Carolina Skiff which creates the most durable, versatile and affordable boats in the market today understands this simple point. For over three decades, they have been the innovator and … [Read More...]


By Capt. Ted Lund Gasoline is probably one of the most important parts of an outboard owner’s day. Not only will outboards not run without it, but the type of fuel you run can also affect your engines’ performance, fuel efficiency and lifespan. Using E-15 — also known as high ethanol fuel — can cause serious damage to your engine and void the warranty on your high-dollar investment. The main culprit? Ethanol (corn alcohol additives) intended to lower emissions and boost octane in fuel. Leading marine manufacturers like Yamaha Outboards … [Read More...]

In the Spotlight: Jim’s Marine

A Premier Tidewater Boat Dealer for the Delmarva Peninsula – Maryland & Delaware By Amy Lignor When it comes to Tidewater Boat Dealers, there is one incredible company that has been in business for thirty years. For those three decades, they have proven to be a true benefit for all of  the Delmarva Peninsula (Maryland & Delaware) when it comes to providing not only the “dream” boat that you’re looking for, but also providing the best in customer service.             It was … [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...]

“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...]



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

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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...]



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...]

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...]



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...]