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Relief may finally be coming for Southern California anglers
by The Sportfishing Conservancy
The Sportfishing Conservancy's April Wakeman submitted a request for regulatory change to the California Fish Wednesday morning The Sportfishing Conservancy's April Wakeman submitted a request for regulatory change to the California Fish and Game Commission to delete the prohibition on using cast nets south of Point Conception.
Posted on 24 Jun
PredictWind - Stunning new forecast maps
by PredictWind
When developing the Offshore App, we had to rethink maps for offshore sailors. When developing the Offshore App, we had to rethink maps for offshore sailors. The mapping technology was rebuilt to be faster, have smaller downloads and be able to smoothly animate PredictWind’s advanced forecasts. Following the success of the Offshore App, we’re releasing this unique display technology across all other platforms, including the forecast website, Android and iOS Apps
Posted on 24 Jun
The Sportfishing Conservancy plans to ask for a regulation change
by The Sportfishing Conservancy
Program Director April Wakeman will present this proposal at the upcoming Commission meeting in Bakersfield Program Director April Wakeman will present this proposal at the upcoming Commission meeting in Bakersfield, asking that the Commission allow the recreational use of cast nets in Southern California ocean waters for gathering live bait. Currently, they are only allowed North of Point Conception.
Posted on 20 Jun
Tasmania week - Tuna are still on the move
by Carl Hyland
Tuna are still on the move, surprising given all the fresh mixed up with the brine. Tuna are still on the move, surprising given all the fresh mixed up with the brine. One angler, using the stick bait method I spoke of recently, has been having immense success in waters off the Acteans in about 20 metres off water.
Posted on 19 Jun
Warning - Dangerous surf, high tides and full catchments
by Transport Road and Maritime Services
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters after a BoM issued a warning about dangerous surf conditions Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters after a Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) issued a warning about dangerous surf conditions from Seal Rocks to Point Danger from late Sunday and from Gabo Island to Smoky Cape on Monday.
Posted on 17 Jun
Still boating after all these years
by Harry Davis
When Harry Davis quit Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show after 27 years, many people thought he’d retired. When Harry Davis quit Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show after 27 years, many people thought he’d retired. Not so. One year on from his last show Harry Davis has finally made the time to do what he really loves - making art.
Posted on 17 Jun
WHO statement on Zika virus
by WHO
The third meeting of the EC convened by the Director-General under IHR 2005 regarding microcephaly and Zika virus The third meeting of the Emergency Committee (EC) convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR 2005) regarding microcephaly, other neurological disorders and Zika virus was held by teleconference on 14 June 2016, from 13:00 to 17:15 Central European Time.
Posted on 16 Jun
Round-the-clock boater assistance comes to Northern Michigan
by D. Scott Croft
With their crystal blue waters and scenery Grand Traverse Bay and nearby Torch Lake are Northern Michigan boating Meccas With their crystal blue waters and stunning scenery, Grand Traverse Bay and nearby Torch Lake are Northern Michigan boating Meccas, with many hundreds of local boats at private docks and marinas and scores of visiting boats exploring what some call one of the finest fresh water cruising areas in the world.
Posted on 16 Jun
Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron to ban bottled water
by Ian Thomson
Approval has been given to create a ban on bottled water that comes in plastic containers. The RQYS Management Committee has confirmed that approval has been given to create a ban on bottled water that comes in plastic containers. This will place the club as a leader in environmental impact management in Australia and around the world. The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club earlier this year did likewise. Who’s next?
Posted on 16 Jun
HyDrive wins the Australian Export Performance Award
by HyDrive
HyDrive Engineering has been exporting hydraulic steering systems since the early 1970s Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) received the highest number of entries in the awards’ 17-year history across all categories and AIMEX CEO Maryanne Edwards said that the entries were of such high caliber this year that several High Commendations were awarded.
Posted on 15 Jun
Fishing licence fee changes to boost investment
by Nick Foster
Changes to Victoria’s recreational fishing licensing system, effective from 1 July, will increase investment in projects Changes to Victoria’s recreational fishing licensing system, effective from 1 July, will increase investment in projects that improve fishing opportunities.
Posted on 15 Jun
ACR introduces their newest searchlight the RCL-100 LED
by Nichole Kalil
ACR Electronics, Inc. enhances their very popular RCL-100 searchlight, shining brighter than ever with nine LED array ACR Electronics, Inc. enhances their very popular RCL-100 searchlight, shining brighter than ever with its new nine LED array providing a blazing 200,000 candela of luminosity. The LED bulbs are efficiently designed to provide over 40,000 operating hours.
Posted on 11 Jun
Dangerous surf conditions for NSW Coast starting Sunday
by AAP Media Net
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters after a BoM warning about dangerous surf conditions Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters after a Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) warning about dangerous surf conditions from Jervis Bay to Forster from Sunday.
Posted on 10 Jun
TowBoatUS comes to Grand Haven, Michigan
by D. Scott Croft
Capt. Richard Lenardson has opened TowBoatUS Grand Haven, a 24-hr towing and assistance service for recreational boaters Capt. Richard Lenardson, who has been coming to the aid of Lake Michigan boaters in need of a battery jump, soft ungrounding, fuel delivery or a tow back home for the last 10 years, has opened TowBoatUS Grand Haven, a 24-hour on water towing and assistance service for recreational boaters.
Posted on 10 Jun
Hot to trot
by Carl Hyland
Hot can only be a term used to describe the action both off the East Coast and down around Eaglehawk Neck. Hot can only be a term used to describe the action both off the East Coast and down around Eaglehawk Neck.Flooding freshwater hasn't put a dampener on anything either with tuna being reported around Pirates Bay, Pedra Blanca and Cape Raul.
Posted on 9 Jun
Whiting are biting but don’t be greedy
by Alan Everett
Anglers are reporting excellent catch rates for King George whiting between Indented Head and Queenscliff Anglers are reporting excellent catch rates for King George whiting between Indented Head and Queenscliff, but some people will be fronting court for allegedly being too greedy.
Posted on 8 Jun
Boaters urged to put safety first as clean up starts
by Transport Road and Maritime Services
Roads and Maritime Services is urging people on Hunter and Northern NSW waters to avoid all non-essential boating Roads and Maritime Services is urging people on Hunter and Northern NSW waters to avoid all non-essential boating with the clean up under way after the weekend’s wild weather.
Posted on 6 Jun
Marine Rescue Terrigal base hammered in wild weather
by Ken McManus
The ocean-front base of Marine Rescue Terrigal took a severe hit on Saturday as weekend’s storms powered down coastline The ocean-front base of Marine Rescue Terrigal took a severe hit on Saturday night as the weekend’s storms powered down the coastline and struck the Central Coast.
Posted on 5 Jun
Marine Rescue crews responding in wild weather on Mid North Coast
by Ken McManus
Marine Rescue NSW crews on Mid North Coast have been working throughout the night and morning to respond to emergencies Marine Rescue NSW crews on the Mid North Coast have been working throughout the night and this morning to respond to emergencies caused by the wild weather lashing the NSW coastline.
Posted on 5 Jun
Boaters warned to navitage safely as severe weather sets in across NSW
by aapmedianet.com.au
Roads and Maritime Services Director Maritime Angus Mitchell said Operation Boat Safe: Navigate Safely starts tomorrow. Roads and Maritime Services Director Maritime Angus Mitchell said Operation Boat Safe: Navigate Safely starts tomorrow and will continue until sundown on Monday 13 June.
Posted on 3 Jun
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