Offshore Wind and Dead Whales

Humpback whales, similar to this one, have been involved in a number of strandings and deaths off the New York Bight in recent months. Elianne Dipp via Pexels While I hate to say it, whale strandings and deaths along the East Coast aren’t particularly unusual anymore. Since 2016, there’s been a whopping 178 whale mortality […]

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2023 Rock Proof ePro 1760R

The ePro 1760R gets anglers on the fish fast with speeds in excess of 25 mph. Vincent Daniello Overview Rock Proof Boats, known for tough-skinned fishing and rescue boats, partnered with electric-outboard pioneer Elco to bring planing speeds to electric-powered skiffs. Their aim is to replicate boating experiences typical from fossil fuel while also incorporating […]

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Grady-White Adventure 218

History guides this reimagined classic walkaround. by John Woolridge When the legendary Eddie Smith purchased Grady-White Boats in 1968 from Glen Grady and Don White, who founded the company in 1959, he clearly had in mind the needs of families who loved boating and sportfishing in the sometimes wild, open waters of the Carolina coasts. […]

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Propspeed expands sales team

Propspeed announced that it has added two new regional sales staff to serve customers in the Mid-Atlantic and West Coast. Josh McGuire has taken on the role of New York and New England Regional Sales Manager, while Cole Barone has been hired to fill the West Coast Regional Sales Manager position. “I am excited to […]

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How To Assess a Captain

Always Question the “Experts”: Ill Prepared Fishing Trip in the Bahamas Nearly Leads to Disaster. Illustrations by Brett Affrunti Question the “Experts” Thinking for yourself on the water might make all the difference. Donald was itching to get out on the water. He and a group of friends had flown down to the Bahamas to […]

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Fox & Friends promotes New York Boat Show

EPG Media LLC wants you to have a positive experience in connection with our products and services. We want you to know that we respect the privacy and security of our users. Our goal is to provide you with an experience that delivers the information, resources and services that are helpful to you. In order […]

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Right Whale, Wrong Tack

The right whale named “Snow Cone” and calf sighted off Fernandina Beach, Florida in 2022. Snow Cone has been entangled in rope since March 2021. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, taken under NOAA permit 20556-01 If you know me, you likely know that in addition to owning a charter fishing business, I’ve dedicated a […]

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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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Buffalo And Erie Poker Runs On The Comeback Trail

Neither the Buffalo Poker Run in Western New York nor the Erie Poker Run in Pennsylvania happened in 2022. At the heart of the cancelations were limited venue availability and skyrocketing lodging rates as summer travel surged in the post-pandemic year. Both events are coming back this year—the Erie Poker Run May 26-27 and the […]

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Brunswick To Offer $11,995 Electric Outboard-Powered Boat

Electric-powered boats are nothing new—small, calm lakes and waterways across the country have been dotted with them for decades. Based in Adelanto, Calif., Duffy, for example, has been building electric boats for 53 years. Coming this spring, the all-new Veer X13 with Mercury Marine’s 7.5e electric outboard motor as a power option. But offered at […]

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Most Iconic Cities to Experience by Boat: Part Two

Last year, we took a tour of three of America’s best-known waterfront cities: Chicago, New York City, and Miami, highlighting each of them from a boater’s point of view, in our series: The Most Iconic Cities to Experience by Boat. Of course there aren’t just three iconic boating cities in the United States, so we […]

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On Board With: Cindy Pease Roe

The sculpture highlights the need to remove debris from the ocean. Courtesy Cindy Pease Roe When she created a sculpture of a leaping tarpon on behalf of sunglass maker Costa Del Mar, Cindy Pease Roe really turned heads. She made the sculpture entirely out of trash and plastic debris that she found on beaches, in […]

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Lady Liberty Regatta 2023

The Lady Liberty Regatta is the premiere all-women’s event in New York Harbor. After being revived last fall, the regatta will be held again at our club September 8-10, 2023. This year, the Lady Liberty Regatta will focus on inviting women teams from around the world to “come take a bite out of the Big […]

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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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The Prince and I—Defining Vintage

Senior Editor Shane Scott and Yacht Designer Bill Prince take a walk down memory lane at Ocean Reef’s Annual Vintage Weekend Senior Editor Shane Scott and Yacht Designer Bill Prince take a walk down memory lane at Ocean Reef’s Annual Vintage Weekend. Vintage Weekend at the Ocean Reef Club came and went like any other […]

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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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Early Winter Fishing for Big Niagara Lake Trout

This lake trout was sporting a fresh wound from a lamprey above its pectoral fin. In the 1900’s, lampreys contributed to the eradication of lakers in Lake Ontario. Since the 1970s, stocking efforts and lamprey population-control methods have allowed the lakers to thrive in Ontario once again. In early winter, the Niagara Bar and River […]

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