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2011-01-07 00:00:41

Three person performance kayak is Sea Eagle's longest ever, and starts at just $1149 Port Jefferson, NY (PRWEB) January 6, 2011 Sea Eagle Boats, Inc. has announced the release of its largest kayak yet: the new high performance FastTrack 465ft. Designed to comfortably seat up to three serious open-water paddlers and accommodate up to 175 lbs, the expedition quality 465ft paddles faster and straighter than other inflatable kayaks. And by utilizing a new high tensile strength lightweight...

2010-11-29 11:30:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Back by popular demand, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation's (RBFF) Take Me Fishing(TM) campaign is kicking off Catch A Boat 3.0, an online fishing tournament that includes a sweepstakes to win daily prizes or the grand prize boat, motor and trailer. Beginning November 29, 2010 at noon ET, boaters and anglers are invited to take part in TakeMeFishing.org's interactive game for a chance to reel in the grand prize Stratos fishing...

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2010-06-18 13:09:12

On Friday, environmental activists from the Sea Shepherd Society said they had "liberated" about 800 bluefin tuna that were caught by poachers and being towed by two fishing vessels off the coast of Libya. Sea Shepherd said in a press release that five scuba divers on Thursday afternoon cut open a circular holding net filled with fish below legal weight and caught after the fishing season closed. According to the release, the operation was carried out 42 miles off the coast of North Africa...

2009-12-01 10:58:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FLW Outdoors announced Tuesday that Ranger Boats has renewed their sponsorship with FLW Outdoors, highlighting a lengthy relationship that continues to emphasize the rewards of fishing while opening doors of opportunity for all anglers. "We're proud to have such a strong partnership with Ranger Boats," said Trisha Blake, Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President of FLW Outdoors. "Ranger is the ultimate standard on the water. Their...

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2009-09-02 06:25:00

A band of 91 nations around the globe agreed to sign a United Nations treaty that will prevent sea vessels involved in the illegal fishing trade from entering their ports, a move that participants hope will prevent illicitly captured fish from entering markets, thus curbing the highly lucrative and widespread practice. The treaty will usher in a slew of new regulatory measures for participant nations, such as requiring that incoming foreign fishing ships request permission to enter port in...

2008-10-23 03:00:03

Four survivors from a fishing boat lost in the northern Pacific were found Wednesday but three crew mates died and four were missing, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The survivors of the missing 93-foot commercial fishing boat Katmai were reported in good condition after being rescued from their life raft by a Coast Guard helicopter about 4:30 p.m., the Anchorage Daily News reported. The Coast Guard said the boat likely sank early Wednesday about 100 miles west of Adak in the Aleutian chain, the...

2008-10-19 15:00:08

Fishery experts say warmer waters are driving valuable stocks of Alaskan pollack further up the Bering Sea toward the nets of Russian fishing boats. Currently, more than 2 billion pounds of pollack are caught by U.S. fishing boats and brought to port in Alaska to feed a global market with fish sticks, fast-food sandwiches and imitation crab meat, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. As winter ice disappears and temperatures rise, however, pollack and other fish are moving to colder...

2008-09-20 12:00:28

Text of report by Edwin Agola entitled "Magufuli hikes foreign trawler fees" published by Tanzanian newspaper The Guardian website on 20 September The government has increased fishing license fees for foreign vessels. Announcing the new rates in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the minister for livestock development and fisheries, John Magufuli, said foreign Pursen seiner vessels would now be paying 12,000 dollars for three months or 5,000 dollars per month instead of 16,000 dollars they were...

2008-09-16 09:00:28

Text of report in English by Indonesian government-owned news agency Antara website [Unattributed report: "IMW protests illegal fishing in Indonesian waters"] Some 50 members from Indonesian Maritime Watch (IMW) staged a rally in front of the National Police Headquarters in South Jakarta on Monday [15 Sep 08] to protest against illegal fishing in Indonesian waters. During the peaceful rally, the protesters demanded that the security agencies make concerted efforts to stop illegal...

2008-09-13 00:00:15

Named after the Greek god of the sea, the Environment Agency's new pounds150,000 patrol boat is already proving its worth. Based at Teignmouth, Proteus, a rigid inflatable is used by the agency for fisheries enforcement work along the Devon coast including the seizure of illegal nets. And with a top speed of 45 knots, Proteus is one of the fastest patrol boats in the country. The boat performs a multi-role function and can take on a number of different guises. When it is not searching...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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