Eighty-six days after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, BP finally capped the blown-out well, virtually stopping the leak. But with all five states on the northern Gulf Coast reporting oil on their shores, NOAA has issued a long-term model projecting where the spill - the largest in U.S. history - might threaten other shorelines as winds and current carry it farther afield.
To most anglers, especially coastal anglers, the Coast Guard is something like the local police. They are there to protect you, and you know that. But they are also there to enforce the law, and that can mean an occasional costly citation.
One faces more than 10 years in prison for collision in San Diego Harbor during a holiday boat parade
America's Cup icon breathes life back into a classic 40-foot schooner that had seen better days
Boaters encounter them all the time near major ports - tankers, freighters and barge-pushing tugs - and they are wise to give them wide berth.
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