Waypoint: Beaufort, South Carolina

A focal point for film lovers, cultural diversity and eco travel adventures. Photos by Dori Arrington Saltwater marshes as far as the eye can see, lush with bulrush, sweetgrass and palmetto. This is the Lowcountry of South Carolina, an area literally dripping in natural beauty. The Lowcountry draws its name from being underwater as much […]

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Ten Useful Suggestions For Taking Children Fishing

Taking Children Fishing Introducing your children to fishing and taking your children fishing for the first time is an exciting but potentially dangerous endeavor. You are already aware of the difficulties that lie ahead, and the thought of the younger ones hunting on the waters makes you feel a little uneasy. Spending time in nature […]

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Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023

Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023  Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023 as Americans Continue Prioritizing Outdoor Recreation in Record Numbers according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2023 – The start of a new year brings the beginning of boat show season for the $170 billion U.S. recreational boating industry and […]

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Do I Really Need a Boat Security System?

Unfortunately for boaters, these signs aren’t much of a deterrent against thieves. Jim Hendricks Do anglers really need electronic security systems for their boats? I mean, c’mon— anglers have done without them for decades, haven’t they? So why get a security system now? Many anglers fail to see a need, and some anglers have outright […]

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NMMA reports momentum heading into 2023

The start of a new year brings the beginning of boat show season for the $170 billion U.S. recreational boating industry and the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), which represents 85 percent of the country’s recreational boat, marine engine and accessory manufacturers. The recreational boating industry is preparing to welcome an estimated two million Americans to dozens […]

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On Michigan’s Sunrise Side, Cheboygan Shines

Photo Courtesy of Cheboygan Chamber of Commerce Discover the surprising small city at the Eastern edge of the Straits of Mackinac. By Kath Usitalo Visitors are waking up to the charm of Cheboygan, located at the top of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula along the US 23 Heritage Route. The area where the Cheboygan River meets Lake […]

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A Guide To Spearfishing Gear And Accessories

A Guide To Spearfishing Spearfishing is gaining ground as one of the most love water sports. Although it’s risky, it’s satisfying when you catch fish, which involves diving and aiming toward your prey. One thing is that the ocean plays host to several predators, and the last thing you’d want as a spearfisher is to […]

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Z-Man: Supertanker Smallmouths

Ladson, SC (December 19, 2022) – Luke Clausen has always known about the record-class smallmouth bass swimming within a few hours of his Spokane, Washington home. Not that the greater fishing community has for the past several decades paid much attention. Which is just fine with the longtime Z-Man pro, among the only anglers to […]

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5 Steps to Catch More Steelhead

Finding and catching more steelhead on the Salmon River, or anywhere else for that matter, starts with good planning and an understanding of your quarry. Here are five tips to help you do just that. 1. Think Like a Steelhead When a steelhead enters the Salmon River, it’s on a mission. To accomplish that, it […]

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Tips to Improve Your Fly Fishing Photography

Tips to Improve Your Fly Fishing Photography Fly fishing is compared to hunting by many anglers: it’s a graceful, unconventional, tricky way to fish. It takes practice to be successful, not only near the river but on land as well. One can say unequivocally: time spent on preparation, will be more than compensated by adrenaline […]

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Bumphead Parrotfish on a Fly

These aren’t stealthy fish. In fact, if you are on the flats when they come in, you’ll likely see them from a mile away. A giant herd of slow-moving, alien-looking fish gently flopping their bluey-green tails on the surface. But spotting them and landing them are two different things entirely! If you have the chance, […]

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Bonefish on a Fly

Bonefish epitomize what saltwater fly fishing is all about.  Catching one of these flats classics can be the highlight of any fly fisherman’s life. Aptly referred to as the “ghosts of the flats,” they tout the ultimate camouflage and consistently deliver a challenge and a line-screaming run. Yet, they aren’t so impossibly tricky to catch […]

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