REEL ESCAPE CHARTERS REPORT FROM 8/24

  FISHING REPORT FROM REEL ESCAPE CHARTERS We had the pleasure of taking the Schmitt / Ellis / Grant walk on party out to the Norfolk canyon and boy what an exciting day on the mahi and tile fish.  Altogether we brought back 70 fish, about 48 mahi and 22 tiles……it was a long evening…

Have the power to fish longer with today’s equipment

When I think about the evolution of fishing boats, it’s mind-boggling. In the early days of my fishing career, guiding and chasing the tournament trails, my fishing boat was a pretty simple outfit. It measured 16 feet, had a 40-horse outboard, a 12-volt trolling motor and a single flasher for sonar. The only electric accessories…

Va. Crab-Tagging Program on Hold

Newport News--A critical component of Virginia's effort to better regulate the fishing pressure put on blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay will have to be put off at least a year because of a lack of money. Seafood News - Va. Crab-Tagging Program on Hold

Gander Mountain reports higher Q2 sales, lower net loss

  Gander Mountain Company today reported sales of US$252.9 million for its second quarter ended August 2, 2008, a 16.8 per cent increase over the same period a year ago. The company also reported a net loss of US$4.9 million compared to a net loss of US$9.7 million a year ago. Gander Mountain reports higher…

Sea turtles to be released at Cape Charles

A Virginia aquarium team will release three Kemp's ridley sea turtles on the Eastern Shore today. The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center said the release of the turtles, named Snap, Crackle and Pop, is scheduled for 11 a.m. at Cape Charles. Aquarium officials say the turtles were rescued last month from the cooling water…