As boaters are about to begin the spring ritual of getting their boats ready for the season, BoatUS is advising they will need to pay extra attention to the fire extinguishers aboard.
Common sense would tell you that if your vehicle is wrecked while in the care of a AAA tow truck driver, either that driver’s insurance or AAA would be responsible for making you whole again. But if the tow driver is using their own personal truck at the time of the collision, you could be stuck holding the bill.
In a move long awaited by the recreational fishing and boating community, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas have agreed to state-based management of Gulf of Mexico red snapper.
Most who are familiar with the developments in recent years of the Florida anchoring drama know that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission solicited the public via meetings and a survey this year. Those recommendations can be found at www.myfwc.com/boating/anchoring-mooring.
Texas Coast Guard crews pursued four separate Mexican fishing crews in the waters off South Texas for more than three hours last Friday morning.
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