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This past week or so we've groaned over the weather reports, shoveled, scraped windshields and stocked up on bread and milk. I'm told, in Rhode Island, the third emergency necessity is potato chips. How many days until spring? Too many. This is the time more
It was the year 1120 AD, and even in this overcast night hiding the stars, the helmsman knew which way to steer. He had a lodestone which pointed north-south. Soon, the fires from the village at his harbor came into view and his crew cheered. The Earth's more
The fishing community has been buzzing with news since the New Year. It will be an active year. Here are some January highlights. Summer flounder (fluke) regulations will likely test our resolve to put fish first in 2017. A decline more
Knot tying is something that really has to be learned hands on, but choosing the right type of rope to buy is also important knowledge. Yes, I said rope. You buy rope, but when you put it on a boat it is called line. Almost all rope in use today are more
The New England Saltwater Fishing Show was a big success this weekend. Steve Medeiros, president of the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (www.risaa.org), said, We had a line of 600 people waiting to get in Friday that" more
Fluke regulations floundering. Summer flounder (fluke) regulations are still up in the air as a declining spawning stock biomass and a challenge to the Magnuson's Stevens Act and NOAA's authority to manage them is underway. If you more
If you want to enhance your fishing adventures this year, the New England Saltwater Fishing Show can help with instruction for beginners to accomplished fishermen and the latest in gear and tackle needed. It's that time of year. more
Cold weather is again upon us after that spring-like respite. Many of us took a peek at our wrapped up boats, perhaps did a small repair or two, but now the wind and chill remind us there are months to go before we are out on the bay once more. This is more
So you are thinking of buying a boat. Now is the time to start your research at the Providence Boat Show this Friday through Sunday because you can see a number of boat types and manufacturers all in one place. You can also take more
Cold gray days and cabin fever. What can we do to lift our boating spirits? Make plans to go to the Providence Boat Show, of course. Just in time to cheer us up and get us thinking about spring. The show runs from Feb. 3 to Feb. 5 at the RI Convention more
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