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Join the 4th of July Boat Parade in Tampa

Old Port Tampa, FL July 4 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Celebrate July 4th with Friends of the Riverwalk as we host our 2nd Annual July 4th Boat Parade and Blessing of the Fleet.  The Blessing of the Fleet is a tradition that began years ago but is still practiced in many fishing and boating communities around the world to ensure a safe… SEE MORE

Fireworks in Bayfront Park

Miami Beach, FL July 4 @ 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Enjoy the 4th of July with a grand firework showcase at America's Birthday Bash at Bayfront Park. Spanning 32 acres in the heart of Downtown Miami, this location is ideal for families and friends who want to hang at the iconic park with open lawn spaces, a wide baywalk, winding… SEE MORE

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Rare Black Gar Caught in Texas

7/3/2022 by Editor

By Captain Experiences Angler Surprise: Rare Black Alligator Gar Caught in Texas During another successful day of fly fishing for redfish, Captain Justin and angler Terrel Maguire happened upon an actual fish of a lifetime. Justin will tell you that seeing gator gar in the Texas coastal marsh is “very… SEE MORE

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Safety Tips for Night Boating

7/3/2022 by Editor

By Discover Boating. There are many reasons why you may find yourself out on the water after dark. You may be night fishing, taking a moonlit romantic cruise or getting back after a dinner that ran long. Night boating is different from day excursions and adds particular challenges. The good… SEE MORE

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Record Number of New Boaters Expected July 4th

7/2/2022 by Editor

By the Water Sports Foundation Millions of boaters are expected to head out on the water this Fourth of July weekend, including more than 830,000 first-time boat buyers who purchased during the COVID-19 pandemic. The increase in crowds coupled with the number of inexperienced new boaters has caught the attention… SEE MORE

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Tips for Viewing 4th of July Fireworks From Your Boat

7/2/2022 by Editor

By Kevin Falvey Use these tips to ensure that you have a great view of the 4th of July fireworks display. There’s no better way to view 4th of July fireworks than from the deck of your boat. The view is great, the show is reflected on the water, and… SEE MORE

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