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About: Pete McDonald

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Pete McDonald is a contributing editor to Power & Motoryacht. Previously, he spent 11 years on the editorial staff of Boating. He has won multiple writing awards and holds a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Recent Posts by Pete McDonald

Falvey’s Long Island Fishing Book Sighting
Posted on June 30, 2010.
I hit Barnes & Noble to pick up another fishing book (The Longest Silence by Tom McGuane) when I noticed a “Staycation” display featuring local books. And it was great ...
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R.I.P. Bob Hewes
Posted on June 30, 2010.
I saw the news in Soundings Trade Only yesterday that Bob Hewes had passed. Hewes is credited with building the first modern flats boat in the 1950s, born out of ...
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FLIP-FLOP Bad News Continues
Posted on June 29, 2010.
This report from CNN puts my footwear of choice in a bad light. But I am going to ignore all evidence to the contrary and continue to believe the flop ...
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MORE iPHONE: Free Boat Ramp Locator App
Posted on June 28, 2010.
Takemefishing.org has put out a free Boat Ramps iPhone app. Notice the “free” is not capitalized. The app itself is free, rather than an app that lists where there are ...
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MoGo iPhone App Lets You Report on BP Gulf Disaster
Posted on June 26, 2010.
You can file your own “citizen scientist” reports on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster and contribute  information about what’s really happening down there. All you have to do ...
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Get Yer Daily Sea Surface Temps
Posted on June 24, 2010.
A fishing buddy turned me on to this a while ago. Rutgers Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences publishes daily surface temperature readouts for the entire seaboard, and more detailed ...
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Great White Shark Caught in Montauk Tournament
Posted on June 23, 2010.
An angler fishing the 24th Annual Star Island Yacht Club Shark Tournament landed a 300-pound great white. His catch is landing him in hot water. He made the mistake of ...
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UPDATE: Winning Blue Marlin DQ’d at Big Rock
Posted on June 22, 2010.
The board of directors for the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament have disqualified Citation’s 883-pound blue marlin, according to this press release. Here’s the meat: “After interviewing members of the ...
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No Fishing License? No Prize at Big Rock
Posted on June 21, 2010.
The crew of Citation thought they had the $912,825 prize in the bag for their 883-lb. blue marlin at the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament out of Moorehead City, North ...
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Costa Del Mar’s New Blog
Posted on June 17, 2010.
The sunglass maker Costa Del Mar has started a new blog called The Watery Rave. As part of the company’s mission to protect fish habitats, the blog’s focus will be ...
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