How to Get Rid of Stubborn Boat Smells

Your boat stinks. What’s the fix? Mike Smith considers Glade, vinegar, ozone, bleach, elbow grease and something called thermo accelerated nano crystal sanitation. Your boat stinks. What’s the fix? Mike Smith considers Glade, vinegar, ozone, bleach, elbow grease and something called thermo accelerated nano crystal sanitation. Have you ever boarded your boat looking forward to […]

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Striped Bass Reproduction Remains Low in Chesapeake Bay

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced results of this year’s juvenile striped bass survey, which tracks the reproductive success of the iconic fish in the Chesapeake Bay. The 2022 young-of-year index is 3.6, which is slightly higher than last year’s result, but remains below the long-term average of 11.3. The Atlantic coastal striped bass population has […]

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Fall Comforts Cruise Menu

Fall Comforts Cruise This feel-good food will keep you warm as the cooler weather sets in. Recipes serve 4. I love the hint of cooler weather that fall brings. Several years ago, we rafted up with friends on a quiet creek during an October weekend when the temperatures were just starting to dip. We started with […]

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Survey Shows Rise in Demand for Wild Alaska Pollock Products

Image: Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers. An international marketing firm tracking product demand for the Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers (GAPP) has found year-over-year survey results show a leap in Americans’ intent-to-purchase wild Alaska Pollock over the next 30 days. Survey results presented by Ketchum Global this week during the fourth Wild Alaska […]

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FundraiserFor Cape Coral Caring Center At $100,000-Plus

<!– In the News: FundraiserFor Cape Coral Caring Center At $100,000-Plus –> Though the Hurricane Ian relief fundraiser for the Cape Coral Caring Center—a 32-year-old food pantry and community service outfit in Southwest Florida—less than a full week ago, $100,713 has already been donated to the nonprofit organization. Per their own fundraising pledges, Nor-Tech Hi-Performance […]

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Tested: XO DFNDR 9

An adventure cruise spanning the Baltic Sea aboard a hearty XO DFNDR 9 proves Scandinavia to be a wildly underrated cruising destination. Baltic Blast The XO DFNDR 9 preparing for a Baltic Crossing. The waters are not usually so calm.  An adventure cruise spanning the Baltic Sea aboard a hearty XO DFNDR 9 proves Scandinavia […]

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Dometic Debuts Optimus Electric Power Steering for Inboard Watersports Boats

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Hickory Shad: The Unsung Heroes of the Fall Run

In pop culture, a hero is the subject of admiration, idealized for strength and ability. For most fall-run surfcasters, the striped bass fits the bill. However, there is a less-sought-after species that deserves recognition and should be included in fall-run forays alongside stripers, bluefish, and false albacore. To loosely quote Gary Oldman in Christopher Nolan’s […]

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Mercury Racing Announces Hurricane Ian Relief Program

PHOTO COURTESY OF MERCURY RACING Mercury Racing announced the launch of a fund-matching and fundraising relief program to support the Cape Coral and Fort Myers, Florida, communities impacted by Hurricane Ian. The Mercury Racing Hurricane Ian Relief program will offer financial support to the Cape Coral Caring Center, a year-round emergency food pantry that helps […]

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Waypoint: Portsmouth, New Hampshire

It’s got the sophistication of Boston, the food and vibe of Portland, the charm of Kennebunkport and the history of Plymouth all rolled into one. Photos by Dori Arrington Portsmouth, New Hampshire It’s got the sophistication of Boston, the food and vibe of Portland, the charm of Kennebunkport and the history of Plymouth all rolled […]

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Honda, Mercury Racing aid Hurricane Ian relief efforts

Industry members are banning together to pledge their support to those in the southeast U.S. recently impacted by Hurricane Ian. Last week, NMMA highlighted a variety of hurricane relief resources for marine industry businesses in an industry-wide bulletin. Most recentely, Honda donated $500K in disaster relief funds to the American Red Cross to support food […]

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Elco sponsors all-electric fishing tournament

For members of High Voltage Bass Anglers, northern Georgia means small lakes, fierce largemouth bass and an exciting tournament schedule. The club’s recent event was sponsored by Elco and held in Rutledge, Georgia, at Hard Labor Creek, an electric-propulsion-only reservoir. Nineteen two-person teams vied for the top honors, with anglers Scott Edwards and Josh Kaufman […]

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Score The Ultimate Custom Shot-Ski At The ‘Racing To Rebuild’ SOTW Key West Bash

<!– In the News: Score The Ultimate Custom Shot-Ski At The ‘Racing To Rebuild’ SOTW Key West Bash –> A powerboat painter of above-average quality—OK, rock-star quality—Stephen Miles has produced several shot-skis for various go-fast boating event charity auctions. During the 2022 Kuttawa Cannonball Run auction, which the Owensboro, Ky., graphics man helps organize, a […]

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