Building A Fishing Boat: Why Three Piece Fiberglass Boat Construction Is Better Than Two Piece Fiberglass Boat Construction

Some of the most frequently asked questions regarding fiberglass boat construction revolve around the techniques used to secure the fishing boat deck to the boat liner and the corresponding attributes of the end product.  This article will shed some light on the types of fiberglass boat construction and give you some insight into often overlooked…

Dusky 233 FAU Research Vessel on National Geographic Wild

Professor Stephen M. Kajiura of FAU Biological Sciences Department has been studying sharks for over a decade.  You can follow his research and various publications at http://www.science.fau.edu/sharklab/index.html. Prof. Kajiura was recently featured on National Geographic regarding hammerhead sharks and their ability to use electroreception to locate prey.

Boat Trailer Maintenance Tips and Suggestions

As any boat owner who regularly fishes in salt water can testify, corrosion is their worst enemy.  Below are some regular maintenance tips to help you get the most life out of your trailer. Trailers use ball bearings, which require grease. We recommend marine grease that won’t dissolve when exposed to salt water. If you…

Fishery Science Improvement Act of 2011

Recently, a new bi-partisan bill was presented to Congress to amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act of 2006. The Bill, known as the “Fishery Science Improvement Act of 2011″ aims to require new stock assessments for stocks that haven’t been tested in more than six years. It would require that all annual…