Boat to Plate: Louisiana Style Poached Fish

Captain Earl here.  Being a charter captain I have many clients who do not wish to keep their fish, the fun is in the catching.  My family enjoys eating fresh... Read More

Man Overboard

Hi this is Captain Earl. One spring day I had a group of anglers onboard and we were chumming near the Chandelier Islands sand bars hoping to attract a Cobia. ... Read More

Doc’s Dilemma, Boat Trailer Defies Gravity

Recently I had the opportunity to visit with my doctor, and he related a tale of disaster while trailering his boat.  It began with the purchase of a new Grady... Read More

Fishing the North Carolina Outer Banks with Chris

The Outer Banks of North Carolina provide an abundance of recreational opportunities, including bay and ocean fishing.  My son-in-law had a birthday coming up, and we decided a deep-sea fishing... Read More

Hooked on Cobia Fishing: My First Offshore Boat

I had been fishing for several years using an old built in the 1970’s Regal 209 center console fiberglass boat my father had given me.  While it was a serviceable... Read More

Encounter with a Golden Goose (Fish)

This story has lived in my memory for many years.  It took place when I was an impressionable kid, addicted to fishing and spending the summers with my family on... Read More

How to Catch Hard Shell Clams for Chowder

When you live on Cape Cod there are two schools of thought about clam chowder.  Of course, it will have to be New England style, made with butter and cream. ... Read More

Partly Cloudy Boating with a Chance of Severe Explosion

Imagine yourself on a partly cloudy Friday afternoon, tied up to a fuel dock at your local marina with several other boats and pumping 89 octane fuel into your boat... Read More

What the Heck is A Cuttlefish? Adventure From Down Under

While working in Australia I had befriended a colleague originally from Taiwan and now an Australian citizen.  He was an ardent fisherman, and had a boat.  What more could you... Read More

Dangerous Kayaking with Neil, Sometimes You Act Before You Think

   My time on the water is spent in a kayak.  In addition to providing excellent exercise, my kayak gives me a chance to enjoy time on the water without... Read More