Record Tuna Catch Tossed Back Over Technicality

Apr 18, 2012 5:12 PM EDTIn saltwater fishing's version of baseball's infamous pine tar incident, an angler who reeled in a world-record yellowfin tuna had his home-run catch called back -- because a deckhand touched his fishing pole as he fought the mighty fish. Robert Pedigo hooked the 427.9-pound fish last Thursday and fought it for…

Denison Yacht Sales and Bluewater Yacht Sales announce personnel moves

Scott MacDonald joined the Kent Narrows, Md., sales office of Bluewater Yacht Sales as a broker.A lifelong boater and fisherman, MacDonald is a seasoned inshore and offshore angler and an experienced sales professional, the company said.Bluewater is a Mid-Atlantic dealer for Viking Yachts, Princess Yachts and Regulator Marine, as well as Sabre Yachts, Back Cove Yachts and…

Memorial service set for famed fishing-show host

Those whose lives were touched by Capt. Jose Wejebe are invited to attend a Celebration of Life at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the International Game Fish Association Museum in Dania Beach, Fla. See Related Articles Mercury Marine mourns death of fishing show host Wejebe, 54, of Summerland Key, died April 6 after the single-engine plane…

Fishing show host Jose Wejebe likely killed in small plane crash in southwest Florida

Jose Wejebe, the host of a popular TV fishing show, was killed in the Everglades City plane crash Friday, according to the Collier County Sheriff's Office. Crews on scene say the plane's tail number is N548SF. And according to the FAA, the aircraft with that number is registered to Wejebe. Officials we spoke to say…

Viking Yacht celebrates 48th anniversary

April 1 marked the 48th anniversary of the Viking Yacht Co., the day when brothers Bill and Bob Healey opened the doors to their new boatbuilding venture.     See Related Articles Viking holds boat show preview in Florida   What started in a single, self-contained building in 1964 has evolved into an 810,000-square-foot manufacturing…