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GUIDE BOATS: Eric Wallace’s Flats Skiff
This is the first in a series of quick interviews with fishing guides, and why they fish the boats they do. Eric Wallace is a fly fishing guide from Maine who specializes in sight fishing to striped bass in clear, ...
Andy Mill’s Tarpon Book
Andy Mill is considered by almost everyone who fly fishes to be the world’s best tarpon angler. Mill, a former Olympic skier, spent years channelling his competitive juices into reaching the apex of his new sport. Now, in his new ...
Coffee Alternatives For Tired Boaters
The dude posing in the picture above doesn’t know what he’s getting himself into. I try to avoid drinking coffee before heading out, for obvious reasons. Particularly when I’m on small, open boats. Problem: Being on the water on the ...
BOOK REVIEW: Deadliest Sea
From Noah to the sinking of the whaleship Essex to The Perfect Storm, maritime disaster stories have kept audiences riveted in accounts recorded on the written page. But in the Youtube and reality TV era, and particularly with the immense ...
MORE iPHONE: Free Boat Ramp Locator App
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 “free boat ramps.” I downloaded the app and checked it ...
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 ...
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 ...
BOOKS: Deadliest Sea
I’m in the middle of reading my galley review copy of Deadliest Sea, a new book due out on June 1st. It’s about the sinking of the Alaska Ranger in the Bering Sea in 2008, and the rescue efforts by ...
REVIEW: Aquapac Waterproof Backpack
I’ve got a thing for dry bags. Finding one in backpack form has been a challenge. The typical PVC material just doesn’t feel as pliable as it should, especially when stuffing it with things. The Aquapac Waterproof Backpack is made ...
Revolutionary Boating Gear
From the newswires comes word of a rotomolded plastic apparatus that could change the face of boating. This cylindrical device has an enclosed bottom designed to contain viscous liquids. With this gear, called a “bucket” in layman’s terms, a boater ...

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