Cayman Islands

Bank on the Cayman Islands The Cayman Islands offer SCUBA diving, sportfishing, sailing, and more. The banks off the Cayman Islands, located in the Western Caribbean and part of the Greater Antilles, are a big draw. There’s the Cayman Bank 12 miles to the west of Grand Cayman, plus Pickle Bank, Lawfords Banks, the 60 Mile […]

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An Introduction to Clamming

Hard clams can be obtained using a rake, letting the tines pull them up. Joe Albanese In the winter months, tides in the northern hemisphere feature lower lows than usual. This is due to the complex relationship between the water on the Earth’s surface, the sun, and the moon. While the moon’s gravitational pull has […]

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WaterIQ Technologies Forms Scientific Advisory Board

WaterIQ Technologies Forms Scientific Advisory Board WaterIQ TechnologiesTM, the leader in next-generation ultrasonic solutions to combat harmful algae and biofilm without the use of chemicals, today announced the addition of three members to its newly formed Scientific Advisory Board. Appointed members span the U.S., Mexico and South America and will serve in research roles conducting […]

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Wintertime Tuna Fishing off Venice, Louisiana

Yellowfin tuna are a main attraction at Venice Marina. And the biggest fish don’t always get caught at the rigs. Courtesy Relentless Sportfishing The most reliable place on the planet to catch yellowfin and blackfin tunas is offshore Venice, Louisiana. Venice is located advantageously at the mouth of the mighty Mississippi River. And as fall […]

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The Fight Over Red Grouper in the Gulf

Red grouper are a prized catch in the Gulf of Mexico for both recreational and commercial fishermen. Alex Suescun The Gulf of Mexico is back in the news. Or still in the news, anyway. But the news is not about red snapper this time — it’s about red grouper. And it’s still a heated conversation […]

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Cup Spy.. Kiwis AC40 test

Only two of the six teams entered in the 2024 America’s Cup sailed today, January 18, 2023 What happened in the Cup – January 18, 2023: INEOS Britannia last sailed out of Mallorca on January 14, 2023. American Magic sailed inshore again in Pensacola after deciding that the seaway was too extreme outside in the […]

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The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race Leg 1 Day 3 – Duelling through the Straits Crews break out of Med and into the Atlantic after two days of gruelling conditions… Day two of The Ocean Race had the fleet searching for calmer waters by heading towards the Spanish coastline to avoid the worst of the brutal offshore breeze […]

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The Ocean Race

Malizia and WindWhisper score top points in The Ocean Race Alicante In-Port Race A light wind day in Alicante proved testing for both fleets on first day of competition in The Ocean Race. IMOCA – “Team Malizia tops the table on first day in Alicante Team Malizia (GER) has won the In-Port Race Alicante after […]

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Coast Guard Stops Illegal Fishing Near Texas

The Coast Guard recently stopped five lanchas with 22 Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing near Texas. Courtesy US Coast Guard The Coast Guard recently detained 22 Mexican citizens for allegedly poaching nearly 600 pounds of red snapper and sharks near the Texas coast. Boat crews, air crews and the Cutter Jacob Poroo caught the […]

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American Magic sail in 2023

American Magic – AC75 Version 2 – Pensacola – January 4, 2023 – Day 27 What happened in the Cup – Jan 04, 2023:  American Magic – Patriot – AC75 – January 4, 2023 – Pensacola, Florida © Paul Todd/America’s Cup American Magic sailed on Pensacola Bay and was first team to go foiling in […]

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St. Croix Announces Show and Staff Coordinator

PARK FALLS, WI (December 21, 2022) – St. Croix Rod, handcrafters of the Best Rods on Earth® for nearly 75 years, is pleased to announce the promotion of Cristian Simpkins to the position of Show and Staff Coordinator. Simpkins previously worked as an Angler Guide in St. Croix’s Guide Center. The key Marketing Team role places […]

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Fish Facts: What is the World’s Biggest Snapper?

An African red (cubera) snapper this size might seem astonishing but it’s still well short of the IGFA world record! Angler Judy Langerhoven landed this one fishing Angola waters. Judy Langeroven Let’s start with the biggest snappers, as a group. That honor would fall to the three cuberas. (I know what you’re thinking, but that’s […]

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How to Prepare Your Boat For The Great Loop

Thousands of boats have completed America’s Great Loop circumnavigation of the Eastern U.S. If you want to join them, here’s some info to get you started. Feeling Loopy? Thousands of boats have completed America’s Great Loop circumnavigation of the Eastern U.S. If you want to join them, here’s some info to get you started. It […]

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Eight Nasty Fish You Don’t Want to Catch

Not all the fish we hook can be trophies. Some of our catches can elicit groans rather than high fives. Here are eight fish (well, technically, seven) most anglers would rather not catch (and what to expect if you do have a close encounter). Read more about these Rodney Dangerfields of the fishing realm. Moray […]

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