On the first day of the Big Rock Blue Marlin Competition in Morehead City, N.C., the boat Citation from the Outer Banks was the first to catch the big blue. It didn't get to the weigh station until about 7 p.m., but it was worth the wait.
Sea Tow Services International recently announced that offshore fishing boat builder Southport Boats joined its Sea Care program.
Because of the large number of oil containment booms and cleanup equipment being deployed around the state in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Boating and Waterways Section is asking boaters to slow down where oil cleanup is under way.
In what could be the first major economic blow to local fisheries pinned on global warming, regulators are contemplating shutting down the lobster industry from Buzzards Bay in Massachusetts to Long Island Sound for five years because of a drastic population drop brought on by temperature changes of just a few degrees in inshore waters.
The New York Yacht Club celebrated its 156th annual regatta, presented by Rolex, June 11 in Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island Sound.
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