Capable Cat

A one-eyed dog and its owners take on the American Great Loop aboard an Aquila 44. All photos courtesy of April and Larry Smith. Capable Cat Aquila 44 A liveaboard couple discovers that cruising the Great Loop is even more comfortable on a catamaran. For most of their adult lives, April and Larry Smith had […]

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Centurion’s Salute to Service Events Wake Waves of Positive Change

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } Centurion’s support of service organizations like Operation Wake Surf and Operation Get Out is their opportunity to honor service members, first responders and frontline […]

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Tommy’s Boats acquires Larson Marine

Tommy’s Boats and Larson Marine signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Larson Marine, a Malibu/Axis dealer with locations in Rancho Cordova and Stockton, Calif. Larson Marine also serves the Sacramento, San Jose, Lake Tahoe, Pleasanton and Silicon Valley regions as a Bennington Pontoon dealership. “Larson Marine is a family-owned business that has bred […]

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NMFS Reinstates ESA Consultations on BSAI and GOA Groundfish Management Plans

Image: National Marine Fisheries Service. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) has reinstated steps in the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to evaluate effects of fisheries managed under the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands and Gulf of Alaska, on ESA-listed species and designated critical habitats. State of Alaska parallel groundfish fisheries are also subject to evaluation. North […]

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Remembering Bill Couch and his Pond Darter

Bill Couch was a generational icon in the Northeast striped bass fishing community.  He was the owner of Couch’s Cedar Works, through which he designed, built, and sold top quality plugs at an affordable price.  He was universally loved and admired by a group of fishermen who could squabble, bicker, and get nasty over any […]

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Canvas to Transom

From Jimmy Buffett to Capt. Jack Sparrow, how a Florida artist became the world’s most elusive faux-teak painter. Photos by Mary Beth Koeth From Jimmy Buffett to Capt. Jack Sparrow, how a Florida artist became the world’s most elusive faux-teak painter. When you behold almost any masterfully painted faux teak patterned transom, you may notice […]

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Commentary: 105,000 Thanksgiving Blessings

<!– Commentary: Commentary: 105,000 Thanksgiving Blessings –> Call us old school—we did, after all, start our careers when print newspapers and magazines were thriving—but we believe that publishers have a responsibility to the communities they cover and the people who call them home. That means giving back when you can and, at the very least, […]

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Feds Approve Demolition of 4 Klamath River Dams

Image: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Federal officials have approved a plan for demolition of four aging dams on the Klamath River at the foot of the Cascade Mountains on the California-Oregon border, in an effort to open up salmon habitat and restore the river by 2024. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) unanimous decision allows […]

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Bluefin Trevally on a Fly

The bluefin trevally is the mighty mini-me of the giant trevally. And—because of their tendency to hunt in packs—these fish are often more fun to catch than their big cousins. ​​​​​​​As one fly fisherman stated, “they swarm and attack flies like a pack of starving wolves.” So, let’s check out catching this underrated bluefin trevally […]

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Gatorbak Announces Our newest color option “Black Clear” for the Gatorbak XP Line of our Soft Synthetic Bunk Covers (US Patent 63/382,290)

The Gatorbak XP Line is one of our most popular lines of bunk covers given it’s wide array of applications in the boating community. Customer feed back from our previous color selections Black, Gray, White, and Premium Clear have left customers wanting the Black bunks that would incorporate the lighted ability from our Premium clear […]

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