September 10, 2016


For individuals who like dynamic occasions, bicycle visits offer an awesome approach to drench yourself in a region. All you need is just the best road bikes for beginners under $500 and your zeal (maybe). On a cycling visit, each day is distinctive as you sell through changing scenes and stop at purposes of enthusiasm […]

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September 9, 2016

Shrimp-boat orders swamp Gulf builders

The Gulf Coast will be swarming with shrimp-boats as over 100 steel vessels are being built for fishing companies which have been cashing in on the favorable ex-vessel prices and their new-found prosperity and rosy outlook. Shrimp fishery in the Gulf Coast towns such as Bayou LaBatre, AL, is also booming because of low fuel […]

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September 2, 2016

Classic West Coast troller updated with aluminum

The F/V Aleutian was upgraded by its owner, Scott Fennell, to increase the 50-year-old boat’s holding capacity. Fennell employed the services of Tom-Mac Shipyard to equip the boat with a new freezer system with a capacity of 17,500 pounds. He also commissioned Tom-Mac to improve the boat’s seaworthiness by installing aluminum hull sides and housings. […]

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August 11, 2016

Wading in

New technologies and an expanding consumer audience are casting a strong light on the fishing wader market. Meanwhile, high-detail, realistic designs are swimming to the top of the embroidery market. “Glowing.” That’s the word that Gerry Walton, president and CEO of Fly Technologies, uses to describe the state of the wader market in 1997. Business […]

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August 3, 2016

Mad about Shad

You don’t have to be a specialist to take your share of shad. Way to go, Meredith!” said guide Mike Bogue. “You’ve got a fish on all right.” The fish Bogue was referring to was my 19-year-old daughter’s first American shad, a tipper male of about three pounds that she hooked on the Sacramento River […]

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July 25, 2016

Put your best foot forward

CREEP THROUGH THE SEEPS In the autumn, when snow is beginning to gather in the high country, a footloose angler can stride through the racket of gathering waterfowl and into a curious group of desert lakes stocked with rainbow trout. Ice Age floods excavated sixty-some potholes in the parched Columbia River Basin scablands. Man added […]

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July 20, 2016

Jetty setting

Oregon’s coastal jetties offer action for boat or shore anglers. Fishing Oregon’s coast once meant catching salmon from a boat, but salmon seasons have either been sharply cut or even closed. Now anglers frequently jig in and around the state’s jetties to take an assortment of weird-looking but good-eating bottom fish. Selection of a jetty […]

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July 14, 2016

Power to the parts!

Once you know how much power you need to operate your boat’s equipment, it’s time to plot the path of the wiring that will deliver the goods. All right, we’ve got a couple of nice deep-cycle batteries, a good marine grade alternator, an external, field adjustable or, better yet, an automatic multistage regulator and a […]

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