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BP To Work With Private Boat Owners
The BP oil spill in the Gulf hasn’t come close to being contained. The company’s getting a slight reprieve from media scrutiny while LeBron James decides where he’s going to play basketball next year, but the oil is still flowing. ...
Falvey’s Long Island Fishing Book Sighting
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 to see friend and former colleague Kevin’s book Falvey’s Guide ...
R.I.P. Bob Hewes
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 a bonefishing trip with legendary fly angler Lefty Kreh. In ...
Great White Shark Caught in Montauk Tournament
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 keeping the shark, which is illegal, and is now under ...
UPDATE: Winning Blue Marlin DQ’d at Big Rock
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 crew of the fishing vessel Citation, review of the Big ...
No Fishing License? No Prize at Big Rock
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 Carolina.  But one of the boat’s crew didn’t have his ...
Costa Del Mar’s New Blog
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 on fishing adventures and conservation stories. A quick read-through shows ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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