Stuart FL

Thinking Fishy with DOA Lures Founder Mark Nichols

Today DOA shrimp are made out of poly-vinyl that is injected into molds in Jacksonville,” said Nichols. “The DOA shrimp sinks slower than evolution by design, but it can be modified by experienced anglers to include a rattle or to be fished with a CAL jighead

Recreational fishing is one of those great sports that even amateur anglers pursue with a passion. Unfortunately, only those who work in the industry get to go fishing as much as they’d like. So when Captain Mark Nichols creates his …

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You Don’t Know Hinckley

Oxford, Md. The Hinckley yard in Oxford, located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, has served boaters for nearly a decade. There’s a marina with seasonal dockage and storage, and a full range of yacht services.

Most boaters know Hinckley as a builder of classically styled, seriously seaworthy, custom motor and sailing yachts. And they aren’t wrong. The 85 year-old Maine company redefined what a jet boat could be with its iconic Picnic Boat, for which …

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Southeast Boating News for November

RIVIERA NAMES SOVEREIGN AS DEALER Riviera, Australia’s largest luxury boat builder, expanded its American dealer network with the appointment of Sovereign Marine Group in Florida. “My own personal experiences in running and using the Riviera boats that I have owned …

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Spotlight on Stuart Florida and the Treasure Coast

The dinghy dock at Sunset Bay Marina and Anchorage is always busy with cruisers coming in from the mooring field in Stuart Florida. Photo by Judy Prestia-Nichols

Hurricanes left many 18th century Spanish galleons on the ocean floor off the coast of what is now Stuart, Florida. Once laden with untold amounts of gold and silver, their skeletons resulted in naming the region “The Treasure Coast.” Today, …

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Sovereign Marine Group is Latest Riviera Dealer

Riviera, Australia’s largest and most awarded luxury boat builder has continued expand its American dealer network with the appointment of Sovereign Marine Group in Stuart, Florida. Sovereign Marine Group was founded in 2001 and has recently expanded to a full …

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