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No Captain, No Problem: Self-Driving Boats

By Jay Bouchard The driverless boat—a vessel navigating on its own, independent of any crew or captain—has existed in folklore for hundreds of years. Ghost...

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Going Millennial

How can the boating industry better attract the Millennial generation? By Kathleen Ferraro My great-grandfather took his pontoon around the Spider Chain of Lakes...

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Sitting on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland is a city on the rise, growing with new attractions, hotels, developments, and restaurants. With more...

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SkipperBud’s: Delivering the Boating Dream

By Jerome A. Koncel SkipperBud’s, a family-owned company specializing in boat sales, brokerage, service, storage, and marinas operation, announced in early May that it...

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Recent News Articles

Record Fish

12-year-old from the Adirondacks catches record fish

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today that Amelia Whalen of Witherbee caught a record breaking freshwater drum...

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DEC Announces Proposed Changes to Freshwater Sportfishing Regulations

New York Department of Environmental Conservation The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is accepting comments on proposed changes to freshwater fishing...

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Cabela’s Outdoor Fund Supports Fishing Education Fund with $75,000 Grant ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) today announced Cabela’s Outdoor Fund has granted $75,000 to the George H.W. Bush Vamos...

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Pet mishaps

5 pet blunders we made while boating this summer

The dog days of summer are here, and recreational boaters are having a great time with their pets on the water. However, not all...

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Minnesota DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season Sept. 6

After eight Chippewa bands expressed strong concerns, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will close the Mille Lacs Lake catch-and-release walleye season on Tuesday,...

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Temporary fishery closure proposed for Grandmother Flowage

TOMAHAWK, Wis. – A temporary fishery closure is being proposed to help protect fish populations in the Grandmother Flowage during a drawdown of water...

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