Pete McDonald

How Not To Catch A Muskie
My account of chasing muskellunge in Eagle River, Wisconsin, is up on the Boating Magazine website.
TESTED: Scout 210 XSF
I tested the 2010 Scout 210 XSF today. Ran out of the Shinnecock Inlet, courtesy of Dave Bofill Marine. I have a full review due on Boats.com soon, but here are some quick vitals: Tested with two aboard, 3/4 fuel ...
Bimini Big Game Club Officially Reopens
The Bimini Big Game Club is back. We reported on this over the winter, and we are pleased to see it come to fruition. It’s been five years since we set foot on Bimini, way too long. Here are some ...
BP OIL SPILL: Florida Charter Captains Already Feeling It
Businessweek reports that Florida charter captains are already hit with losses due to the BP oil disaster. As one captain said to the reporters, “This might be the last fishing I ever do in my lifetime.” Meanwhile, BP is now ...
Why Life Jackets Matter
Insane video of a bass boat crash on YouTube.
Alternatives in Navigation
The guide, who turned out to be one of the top tarpon chasers in the Keys, eased off the throttle and looked around at the scenery. He had an idea of where to run for the fish, but needed to ...
Glastron Gets Production Rolling
Soundings Trade Only just reported that Glastron just completed the first boat off its new production line in Michigan. The boat, a 2011 DS 205 deckboat, represents a fresh start for Glastron under new management. Platinum Equity grabbed Glastron and ...
Death By Flip Flop
A new study from the University of Miami shows that flip flops are bacteria factories. They can harbor up to 18,000 different  bacteria, including e coli and deadly strains of staph. This does not bode well for my summer.
REVIEW: New Children’s Boating Book
I’m not sending out props for this book just because the authors sent a signed copy to my daughter, or because my name is listed in the acknowledgements, or even because David Seidman and Jeff Hemmel are colleagues from way ...
Expedition Great White Premiers Sunday
The National Geographic Channel is kicking off the Expedition Great White series this Sunday at 9:00 pm eastern. Chris Fischer, who roamed the world for ESPN2’s “Offshore Adventures” show, along with Capt. Brett McBride, lead a crew on a scientific ...

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