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Tim Romano

  • Boats

    Would you circumnavigate 1,300 miles of Florida’s coast conservation?

    Would you circumnavigate 1300 miles of Florida's coast at ONE GO in a technical poling skiff for conservation?

    And would you do it in a skiff? Without docking even once? If you would, you’d qualify as one of the crazy skiff captains competing in the 2021 Skiff Challenge later this week. Yes, people actually do this. They get in an 18-foot (max) skiff in Pensacola and literally do not stop, minus the halfway…

  • Boats

    Using the human anchor to catch more fish

    Using the human anchor to catch more fish.

    Anchors seem to be a common talking point when angling boaters get together. How big? How small? What type? How heavy? The debates can go on forever. There's one type, though, that some of you may have not tried though. The human anchor. Seriously. Many years ago I had the privilege of being invited to…

  • Boats

    River safety, rowing tips and fishing from a boat

    Earlier this week I rambled on about river etiquette and how not to be a jerk on the river. Since this little editorial space is so new, we might as well get some housekeeping out of the way and talk about one of the most important aspects when on the water besides etiquette. How to…

  • Boats

    River etiquette while fishing from a boat

    As winter creeps toward spring, boats are unwrapped, repaired, blown-up and trailers are readied for that first float of the year. As such, I thought it good time to get a conversation going about river etiquette. New to the game? Read on. Been boating for 20 years? Cool. Join the conversation and perhaps float (pun…

  • Boats

    Boats are for fishing?

    Most people in the fishing realm “get into” boats for one reason. To get to the fish. As an angler first, that’s why I was initially intrigued too — it was a means to an end. These days, though, there’s more to a boat for me than just the fishing. I’m almost to point where…