Posted by: Helena
June 30, 2010

Helena

Boating and Water Safety General Guidelines

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With the arrival of summer, people get their boats, fishing gear, and water sports equipment ready, and then head to the water. Water sports are meant for enjoyment, relaxation, and fun, but a little carelessness can turn them into events of mishap and tragedy. However, by following general guidelines for water safety, everyone should enjoy a safe and fun time on the water this year.

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Posted by: Helena
June 28, 2010

Helena

June Bassmaster Weekend Series Tournament

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There are a few things you can count on in Texas this time of year and the heat is at the top of the list. As we head over to East Texas this weekend the expected temperatures are going to be in the high 90’s. This tells me a few things I’m going to need to do to find some quality Bass.

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Posted by: Stephanie
June 18, 2010

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Ten Great Places to “Float Your Boat”

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Think your home state has the best boating in the country? The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and its Discover Boating campaign recently announced the top 10 boating states of 2009, along with some great boating hotspots in each. Keep reading to see if your state made the list!

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Posted by: Helena
June 16, 2010

Helena

Diary of a New Angler

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I consider myself a pretty outdoorsy guy. I have always loved getting out in the woods, swimming in lakes and streams and hiking and biking along trailways. I fell in love with the outdoors when I was a kid, probably less than 4 or 5 years old. My grandparents gave my parents their classic 1967 Starcraft pop-up camper, which we towed behind our old station wagon. I really fell in love with nature on trips with my family in that old camper.

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Posted by: Helena
June 8, 2010

Helena

Boat.Fish.Live. At National Marina Day

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National Fishing & Boating Week is officially in full swing. Those of us that love the fishing and boating lifestyle know this week is a great opportunity to share the sport with others. This Saturday (June 12) marks National Get Outdoors Day & National Marina Day.

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Posted by: Helena
June 3, 2010

Helena

Get Kids Hooked on Fishing

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If you’ve never taken a kid fishing, you are missing out on one of the most rewarding aspects of the sport: sharing it with others. As an elementary school teacher and father of three, I have been lucky enough to introduce the sport to many children, and have learned some things that enhance their first experiences with this magnificent sport.

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