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Summer 2012

photo of Jose Wejebe Fishing World Loses An Icon In Wejebe


The saltwater fishing world, and especially those who worked with Jose Wejebe, lost a great friend in early April.

Photo of angler Janet Parker and TowBoatUS Capt. Dave Anderson Mom Just Has To Wait


Right before Mother's Day, TowBoatUS Capt. Dave Anderson made a tough call, one that accomplished female tournament angler Janet Parker will forever be grateful.


Photo of an E15 sticker EPA Sued Over E15


A suit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to allow gasoline containing 15-percent ethanol to be sold could be decided by summer’s end.


Photo of record Pacific bluefin tuna Pacific Bluefin Tuna Could Be Biggest Ever


"Big Tuna" is a nickname that has graced everything from NFL football coaches (Bill Parcel) to mafia hit men (Anthony Accardo, 1940s Chicago mob boss) and even a documentary, but they pale in comparison to the real thing caught by a New Zealand angler.


Photo of Collegiate angler Tanner Parker and his boat College Anglers Grateful For BoatUS ANGLER


A high-speed collision with a piece of floating debris shortly after takeoff at the 2012 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship on Pickwick Lake introduced a load of stressful tension 21-year-old Tanner Parker never could have expected.


Photo of the RMS Titanic Can boaters learn anything from the Titanic?


As the world solemnly marked the April 15 centennial of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, boaters and mariners alike can appreciate the vast improvements in maritime safety that were a result of the tragic sinking.


Photo of a boat that struck a submerged object Membership Matters


Finding That Rock, The Hard Way; Woof! We've Got Your Best Friend Covered; Help At Your Fingertips: The Free BoatUS Towing App and more...