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Fishing In Daytona Beach

Fishing In Daytona Beach, FL


By Adam Young, Our US Harbors Fishing Expert About The Region Experience fantastic fishing opportunities in Daytona Beach and its surrounding areasFishing from Land  The fantastic surf fishing opportunities are the crown jewel of fishing in the Daytona Beach area. Known for its vast and accessible beaches, surf anglers can… SEE MORE

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The Remarkable Journey of Chowder Without Milk, Potatoes, and Clams


By ANNE EWBANK. Jump to Recipe. Iconic recipes have to come from somewhere. Welcome to First Draft Foods, where this week we delve into the legends and controversies behind the world’s favorite dishes. Previously, we learned about the origins of red velvet cake. Clam chowder stands alone. Soupier than an average stew,… SEE MORE

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Preparing for the Worst with a Kelp Seed Bank


By Natalia Mesa. Learn how the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is working with partners to protect Washington State’s kelp ecosystemsBegun in 2010 by researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, the existing seed bank houses a collection of bull kelp spores from the Washington coast. Currently, the spores are housed in Wisconsin,… SEE MORE

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Ocean Acidification Warming will Slow Sea Scallop Growth


By A new study published in the journal PLOS Climate indicates that ocean acidification conditions projected between now and 2100 depress the growth of juvenile Atlantic sea scallops. Ocean acidification is caused by the ocean absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, resulting in chemical changes that increase acidity. Ocean warming may further hinder growth. Atlantic… SEE MORE

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The Art of Steel


By Paul Molyneaux. In Bayou La Batre, Alabama, older boatbuilders pass on skills to the next generation. When cotton was king in the South, wooden boats built in Maine carried the crop to the mills of England. Now that scallops and lobsters are the kings of New England and Mid-Atlantic fisheries,… SEE MORE

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Look out, it's Lighthouse Season. The Government is offering 10 fixer-uppers


By Emma Bowman. Have you been longing for a remote lifestyle, waterfront views or the lulling sounds of the sea? Do you have a passion for historical restoration? The federal government might have just the thing. Ten lighthouses across the U.S. are being sold or given away for free by… SEE MORE

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What’s Happening to the Trees in New Orleans?


By Philip Kiefer. The Louisiana city has struggled to rebuild its tree canopy, devastated by storms and neglect. But an influx of federal aid and a new reforestation plan could offer hope. To a casual visitor, New Orleans appears to be a city of trees. It’s home to both the largest urban wildlife… SEE MORE

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For open water swimmers, even chilly, choppy water beckons


By Katherine Roth, Associated Press. Many beaches won’t open for weeks, but already one dedicated group is quietly pacing the shore. You might not have noticed them, but these quiet few are the ones who seem most keen on noting the shifting tides, the current, the wind. They’ll gush about… SEE MORE

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