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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Hooked on the beauty of the St. Croix River

    DANBURY, Wis. The wind was up, gusting all day, and sometimes Wendy Williamson's drift boat blew upstream, against the current. This was a few days back, on the upper reaches of the St. Croix River, above its confluence with the Namekagon, and Wendy,...
  • Big redfish a hot catch in Florida's Sebastian Inlet

    These are redfish like you have probably never seen them: 40-inchers rolling on the surface of Sebastian Inlet, slapping their black-spotted, coppery tails like tarpon. It's mesmerizing and heart-pounding unless you don't have a pulse. That's what's been...
  • A less traditional, more wacky way to catch bass

    ON BONE CREEK LAKE, Kan. Midway through a fishing trip on Bone Creek Lake, Zac Udock had a wacky idea. The bass weren't biting other baits, so it was time for Udock to go to his secret weapon the wacky rig. "This is my go-to bait," Udock said as he...
  • Fun races held on Scantic River

    Excitement was in the air as the fifth annual Rubber Duck Race and third annual Cardboard Boat Race were held at the Scantic River Old Filter Bed in East Windsor on Sunday, June 29. Two-hundred-twenty-two ducks were adopted at $10 per duck and were...
  • Water taxis not catching on in Palm Beach County

    The vision is enticing: Imagine buying a ticket online, going to a water taxi stand and gliding along the Intracoastal Waterway to Palm Beach County's restaurants, shops and sights. County leaders have tried to make that vision a reality for 10 years...
  • You can join a trip that aims to solve the Amelia Earhart mystery

    You can join a trip that aims to solve the Amelia Earhart mystery
    Only rarely does a group tour come along that makes the most fiercely independent traveler’s heart beat faster -- a journey so complex that you couldn’t pull it off alone, and so unusual that you can’t help yearning to go. An...
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground team begins destroying Syrian chemicals

    Aberdeen Proving Ground team begins destroying Syrian chemicals
    A team of chemists and engineers from Aberdeen Proving Ground has begun to neutralize chemicals from Syria's weapons stocks, the Pentagon said Monday. The work is taking place aboard the container ship MV Cape Ray under heavy security at an...
  • Dining with a Florida view

    Dining with a Florida view
    Unlike Andy Rooney, who once said, “I don’t like food that is too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef spent too much time arranging and too little time cooking. If I wanted a picture I’d buy a painting,” many of...
  • Lake Michigan water level on rise after years of decline

     Lake Michigan water level on rise after years of decline
    For Capt. Ralph Steiger, launching his 21-foot walleye boat out of Chicago harbors last year had become a precarious affair. Lake Michigan had receded to an all-time low, and where water had been, exposed rocks, rebar and driftwood remained. By fall,...
  • Refloating of shipwrecked cruise ship nears

    Autos Local dealerships among "Best to Work For" A handful of South Florida auto dealerships have been named among the country's 100 "Best to Work For," in the annual survey published by Automotive News. Criteria include working conditions, benefits,...
  • Louisville riverboat fest

    Louisville riverboat fest
    Paddle-wheel riverboats bring back memories of reading "Tom Sawyer" and thoughts of the Mississippi River. Louisville will be awash in the big boats on the Ohio River Oct. 14-19 with its Centennial Festival of Riverboats, which is celebrating the 100th...