March 28, 2012

The Hatteras 63 Enclosed Fly Bridge

By Fred Garth with Jeff Donahue During the Miami Boat Show, Jeff Donahue, Sales Manager of Hatteras Yachts, gave us the ultimate tour of their new 63-foot Enclosed Fly Bridge. The attention to detail is amazing and Jeff’s a natural on camera.     Part 1 – Fishing Deck Part […]
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March 8, 2012

Diamonds Are NOT Forever

By Fred Garth I’ve already blogged a bit about the ridiculously awesome megayacht, Diamonds Are Forever but now I have the video footage to prove that I was actually there. Not that my readers would ever doubt a guy who tells “mostly true” fishing stories, right? At the Miami Boat […]
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March 7, 2012

Volvo IPS

By Fred Garth Small and light enough to hold comfortably in one hand yet powerful enough to guide rescuers to within 100 meters or less of your position in a life-threatening emergency, The ResQLink™+ 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacon (PLB), manufactured by Cobham Beacon Solutions-ACR Products, receives Cospas-Sarsat approval. At […]
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March 7, 2012

First Real Solar Boat

By Fred Garth Without a doubt the most impressive green vessel at the 2011 Miami Boat Show was the Greenline 33 Hybrid. This is a true luxury cruiser built from the ground up as an electric/solar/diesel hybrid. Even the tagline, “The Future is Now” is not an exaggeration. The 33-foot […]
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March 7, 2012

Miami Muscle

By Fred Garth A walk about at the Miami boat show in February 2011 was a stroll through a world of beautiful beasts. And I’m not talking about the bikini models strutting around. I’m referring to the raw power of the internal combustion engines on a scale to make Prius drivers cry […]
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March 6, 2012

Hooked on Apalachicola

By Fred Garth Tallahassee may be Florida’s capital city and home to the proud Florida State University Seminoles but it’s no Apalachicola. After I’d spent a full day of touring the Department of Agriculture’s laboratories and battling traffic with co-eds and reckless governmental types, I was ready for a coastal […]
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March 2, 2012

Catching Redfish in the Wintertime

By Fred Garth Fishing for reds and specs during the summer months can be like gathering rocks from a gravel road. These guys are prolific and hungry and would probably eat a rock if it resembled a baitfish. Wintertime, is a whole different deal up here in the Panhandle of […]
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February 24, 2012

Do Megayachts and Green Boating Go Hand in Hand?

By Fred Garth Welcome to Guy Harvey Magazine’s new humdinger website or as we call it GHM 3.0. I’m Fred Garth, your humble servant and the magazine’s editor-in-chief. For simplicity, the staff just calls me the Freditor. You’re reading my very first semi-daily blogs where I reveal to you extremely […]
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February 2, 2012

Bimini Big Game Club [Video]

By Fred Garth Mike Weber, General Manager of the Bimini Big Game Club – A Guy Harvey Outpost Resort and Marina, and Fred Garth discuss the best fishing, best dives sites and the discovery of the legendary Atlantis within walking distance of the Resort.
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January 27, 2012

Electric Boats

By Fred Garth A walk about at the Miami boat show in February 2011 was a stroll through a world of beautiful beasts. And I’m not talking about the bikini models strutting around. I’m referring to the raw power of the internal combustion engines on a scale to make Prius drivers cry […]
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January 27, 2012

Grand Cayman – Island Conservation

By Fred Garth You probably gathered rather quickly that this magazine is keen on ocean conservation. It’s a passion of Guy Harvey’s as well as a growing contingent of fishermen, boaters, and divers. With this in mind, the editors though it might be a good idea to highlight conservation efforts […]
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January 27, 2012

Last Cast – Sustaining Human Life

By Fred Garth If you’ve read this column before, you know that I live on Perdido Key, Florida, the northwestern most island in Florida. PK is tucked between Pensacola and Gulf Shores, Alabama, and has the inauspicious honor of being the first Florida beach to get oiled by the Deepwater […]
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January 27, 2012

Shark Massacre in Malpelo’s Wildlife Sanctuary in Colombia’s Pacific Waters

By Fred Garth Colombian environmental authorities have reported a huge shark massacre in the Malpelo wildlife sanctuary in Colombia’s Pacific waters, where as many as 2,000 hammerhead, Galápagos and silky sharks may have been slaughtered for their fins. Sandra Bessudo, the Colombian president’s top adviser on environmental issues, said a […]
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January 27, 2012

Is Seafood Safe to Eat?

By Fred Garth We humans love eating fish. It’s something primal that goes back to the days when we fashioned spears out of sticks, and hooks from bones. Unfortunately, modern man has figured out a lot of ways to make fish inedible. And I’m not talking about Aunt Martha’s baked mullet recipe. Chemical […]
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January 26, 2012

Success! Bahamian Government Bans Commercial Shark Fishing

By John Bell & Fred Garth | photos by: George C. Schellenger, Jim Abernethy & Shawn Heinrichs Dr. Eugenie Clark became known as The Shark Lady for her lifelong study of the toothy creatures. Soon Dr. Guy Harvey may be called The Shark Man for his efforts to protect sharks. […]
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