Fountain looks to investment firm to hold company together

  Fountain Powerboat Industries says that a deal is pending between its executives and an investment group to save the company from being auctioned. A bankruptcy auction for the company's production facilities, tooling, and Fountain and Baja brands is scheduled for next Monday. Reggie Fountain, president and CEO, told The Washington Daily News that the…

Beached whale found in Gloucester

  The state announced Tuesday it's stepping in to help remove a beached whale from the north side of the York River in Gloucester Point. The whale was discovered near Allen Island sometime on Saturday. A stranding response team representative from the Virginia Aquarium tells WAVY.com the state is trying to find a landfill that…

VIRGINIA BEACH FISHING CENTER BILLFISH EXTRAVAGANZA

What a sight! Marlin flags EVERYWHERE!! These private boats that went out this weekend, most likely overnight trips, prove that all the fish are moving down the coast right on schedule! These flags remind us of the days last year when our boats were pulling up to the docks with double digit flags just like…

Possible Buyer For Fountain Powerboats?

  Hustler Powerboats is reporting on its Facebook page that it is in negotiations to buy Fountain Powerboats in Beaufort County. According to its website, Hustler Powerboats is located in New York and was started in 1979. Here's what the company Facebook says: "Hustler is currently in negotiations to purchase Fountain powerboats and all its…

Fountain Update: Hustler to pursue Fountain assets

  Hustler Powerboats said in a statement today that it is going into negotiations to purchase Fountain Powerboats and all its assets. Fountain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on August 25, 2009. Hustler said Fountain's assets are scheduled to go to auction on October 5. Hustler would move its operations from New York to…

Fountain Powerboats Sold

    Big Boy Fishing gains rumors that Fountain Powerboats, (www.fountainpowerboats.com), has been sold last week for under $7.0 million Dollars to a Russian Investment Group.  We will inform you as information comes available.   BIG BOY Fishing Media Team

Rudee Inlet’s anglers have blue-flag day for billfish

  Several miles from shore, Capt. Greg Span radioed for help, panic in his voice. "More flags. I need more flags." At Fisherman's Wharf Marina inside Rudee Inlet, a dock hand leaped into action, gathering half a dozen plastic boxes containing small blue flags, each embroidered with a white billfish. Span motored into the inlet…