| Jul 7, 2014
All the fitness freaks are pouring it on in July as they acclimate to the heat, and there is plenty of gear they can utilize on their quest to be healthy and fit. Outdoors-minded people can take a page from the fitness craze to stay properly hydrated...
| Jun 12, 2014
Bass season opens in Pennsylvania on Saturday, and anglers will finally be able to fil their creels with fish that have been actively biting for at least the last six weeks. Bass regulations in the Commonwealth vary from waterway to waterway, so anglers...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Summer is going by like we are on a close reach aboard a 52-foot racing sailboat.
As I have walked through the different marinas in Southern California, I have noticed that many vessels registered in the state — bearing the CF sticker for...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:18 PM
The weekend biting of a long-distance swimmer by a great white shark exposed an uneasy coexistence between fishermen and beachgoers at Manhattan Beach Pier.
The swimmer, Steve Robles, a 50-year-old real estate professional, is expected to recover from...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:09 PM
A great white shark that bit a swimmer near Manhattan Beach Pier on Saturday was not attracted to the area by chumming, according to an aquarium director who witnessed the incident.
Three fishermen were using baited fishing lines thrown from the pier,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Marathons and 10K races are so last year. Obstacle races are the craze among fitness buffs, combining trail running with obstacles such as 8-foot walls, barbed wire, monkey bars and tractor tires. Plus, mud — big pits of gritty, sticky mud that...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:26 AM
FLAMINGO, Fla. - The fishing near Flamingo in Everglades National Park is so good these days you almost forget about the bloodthirsty insects descending on you and the cloying heat enveloping you the minute you get out of the car.
Snook fishing, in...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:17 PM
It was a chilly, rainy afternoon when my husband and I boarded the Viking Freya in Budapest, Hungary, for an eight-day cruise along the Danube River to Nuremberg, Germany. After arriving from the U.S. a few days earlier to tour the city, we finally had...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:47 PM
The Manhattan Beach City Council late Tuesday took steps toward declaring a state of emergency and public nuisance along the shore, a move that would give officials more time to consider regulations on fishing from the city's pier.
More than 20 people...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:20 AM
On the Viking Freya, most of the staterooms measure 135 to 205 square feet. One night I found a towel elephant along with the daily newsletter on my bed. Those are about all she has in common with the cruise ships lined up at Port Miami and Port...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Downtown Santa Fe is enough New Mexico for some people. But in between gallery crawling, jewelry browsing and pepper tasting, you might like some elbow room. Some open country. If so, head north on U.S. 84. The tab: $160 for a night at the Old Santa Fe...