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Fishing 101: Best Way to Gut a Fish

8/8/2022 by Editor

By takemefishing. Cleaning a fish is easy. In this article, we’ll give you basic information and simple steps on how to clean and store your catch as well as how to clean fish before cooking. For the best possible meal, start by treating the fish right from the moment you… SEE MORE

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Maritime Administration Issues Small Shipyard Grants

8/8/2022 by Editor

By Ashto.org. The Maritime Administration, known as MARAD, recently issued $19.6 million in grants to 24 small shipyards in 19 states via its Small Shipyard Grant Program. “Small businesses are the lifeblood of the American economy, and small shipyards play a critical role in America’s maritime industry, helping us get… SEE MORE

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Fishing 101: How To Throw Back A Fish

8/6/2022 by Editor

By Paul Greenberg. Catch and release can be kill and waste if you are not careful. Sometimes I wish that the fish on the end of my line was the one that got away. Take a night earlier this month. It was the full moon out in Montauk, Long Island,… SEE MORE

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Record Amount Of Seaweed In The Caribbean

8/5/2022 by Editor

By Dánica Coto. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Near-record amounts of seaweed are smothering Caribbean coasts from Puerto Rico to Barbados, killing fish and other wildlife, choking tourism and releasing stinky, noxious gases. More than 24 million tons of sargassum blanketed the Atlantic in June, shattering the all-time record,… SEE MORE

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Boating Safety 101: How to Recognize Heat Stroke

8/3/2022 by Editor

By Ace Boater. Heat stroke is also known as sunstroke. Heat stroke is a life-threatening emergency which requires immediate attention. It occurs mostly in the very young, or the elderly with health problems. Working or exercising in hot weather or hot conditions without drinking the necessary amounts of fluids is the… SEE MORE

NOTICE FROM US HARBORS

In light of global health concerns and the widespread cancellations of large gatherings, we recommend that you check directly with the organizer to confirm event status prior to attending.

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The Orlando Boat Show

Daytona Beach Shores, FL August 12 - August 14

Central Florida's premier boat show with 19 dealers representing over 80 manufactures with over 400 boats, the seminar stage and great activities for the kids! (Where else can you see Twiggy the water-skiing squirrel?) Boats galore, lots of fishing gear and great fishing tips and instruction from our experts. Tickets… SEE MORE

Hook-A-Cure Fishing Tournament

Gloucester, MA August 21 - August 22

Our Hook-A-Cure event, in Gloucester, MA, is a super fun, family friendly, fishing tournament and fundraising event hosted by our organization, the Scrawney-Morgan Foundation. We started this Striped Bass/Bluefish fishing tournament in 2018 to raise funds to combat cancer in memory of Russell "Scrawney" Morris, a lifelong Gloucester resident and… SEE MORE

Sriperfest 2022 Falmouth, MA

Falmouth Harbor, MA September 24

StriperFest is the biggest fishing party on the East Coast. Over a late summer weekend, thousands of fishermen and their friends and family come to Cape Cod to take boat demo rides, check out the sponsors’ displays, eat, drink and enjoy live music. Way more than just an awards ceremony… SEE MORE

Free Fishing Days in New Jersey - Fall 2022

Absecon, Absecon Creek, NJ October 22

Beginning in 2015, the NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife has offered spring and fall Free Fishing Days. In 2022, the fall date is October 22. The October date allows the public to take advantage of the fall trout stocking. Remember: on free fishing days residents may fish on the… SEE MORE

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