Is Following Around a Fishing Guide Cheating?

Capt. John McMurray makes the case that anglers should research and find their own fishing spots, not spot-steal from captains. I get it man. Most of you are weekend-warriors. And I don’t say that in a derogatory way.  You’ve got a real job slugging it 9 to 5, bringing home the bacon, paying the mortgage, […]

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Three Iconic Boating Cities

For entertainment, check out the Chicago Riverwalk. It has three downtown docks, including this one at City Winery, a restaurant and live-music venue. Cate Brown Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Chicago This city of 2.7 million doesn’t become an […]

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Ask The Experts: How to Set Up an Effective Artificial Trolling Spread

My boat can’t always make it offshore, but  when the weather calms down in the coming months, I’d like to do some blue water fishing. I’m not opposed to using bait, but my local tackle shop tends to sell some pretty rough-looking ballyhoo, and I’m an artificial enthusiast at heart. If I wanted to put […]

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