SAN DIEGO — The next America's Cup could be sailed off a
Hawaiian beach, on San Diego Bay or in some other port instead of
returning to a San Francisco Bay course bordered by the Golden Gate
Bridge and Alcatraz Island.
Sea bass season ends in a few days and tautog limits will drop
from six to four fish daily. Both of these popular fish are
plentiful right now off South Jersey and attracting a lot of
anglers from all over the state and East Coast.
The Ocean City Fishing Club has hosted lots of tournaments in its 100-year history. But the club has never held a tournament nearly as big as the one it's running over three days next week - to celebrate the fact that it now has 100 years of history behind it, which qualifies it as the country's oldest continuously operating fishing club.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Disappointed New Zealanders made their way to work Thursday morning after a weeklong national vigil ended with Emirates Team New Zealand's loss to Oracle Team USA in the deciding race of sailing's America's Cup.
Powerboat racer Thomas Petterson of Blairstown, with riding mechanic Tabatha Carr, finished second in the Jersey Speed Skiffs class Saturday at the Daniel J. Murphy Jr. Memorial Regatta on Lake Lenape in Mays Landing.
SAN FRANCISCO - There's nothing like the first leg of the first race of the America's Cup, when teams get an idea of whose boat is fastest and who might have missed badly after spending $100 million or more.
SAN FRANCISCO - Super fast and always just a mistake away from mayhem, the boats will be the stars when the 34th America's Cup starts Saturday between defending champion Oracle Team USA and challenger Emirates Team New Zealand.
SAN FRANCISCO - Defending champion Oracle Team USA has been docked two points in the America's Cup match against Emirates Team Zealand and a key sailor was expelled in the harshest penalties levied in the 162-year history of sailing's marquee regatta.
Dan Rothman of Northfield has been fishing the rocks, reefs and wrecks off Great Egg Inlet for a few decades. He says it more enjoyable now because he takes his son Keegan with him. And he said the 7-year-old is a dedicated angler.
Sean O'Donnell describes himself and his crew as weekend warriors out of Cape May, and he said he thinks he had the smallest boat of the 117 that entered last week's Mid-Atlantic $500,000 big-game tournament.
This is the time of year that reports start coming in about big flounder moving into the cooler inshore waters while some still hang in the deeper channels of the back bays and in the inlets. And that seems to be happening pretty much right on schedule.
A 437-pound blue marlin was caught by angler Frank Gunther aboard Carmine Falcon's Cookie II from Staten Island, N.Y., for the lead in that division in the Mid-Atlantic $500,000 fishing contest on Tuesday. It was weighed just after 5 p.m. in Cape May. Second and third in that category are currently vacant.
Longtime South Jersey fishing and outdoor writer Lou Rodia, who died Wednesday at 88, was remembered by his colleagues as an amazingly productive journalist, a visionary public servant and a consummate angler.
Powerboat racer Warren Brown of Galloway Township was the overall Jersey Speed Skiffs winner at the Cambridge Classic in Cambridge, Md., on July 27 and 28. Brown and son Warren Brown IV, the riding mechanic, placed first in their boat "Kiss" in the heat and final on day two.