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John Vargo

John Vargo

Boating on the Hudson editor

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 05:45

Hot Air Ballooning in the Hudson River Valley

July 5, was a bright day with a clear blue-sky. I was traveling north on Route 9 through Poughkeepsie early that Saturday morinng when I saw 

a beautiful blue and yellow balloon.  More

It never ceases to amaze me the number of wonderful areas of interest that exsist right under my nose, More...

Welcome to the very latest of what, where, when and how on the Hudson River.  I want to take this opportunity to thank the many people who make this magazine possible.

 
LEX FILIPOWSKI, JEFF SUBLETT, PETE BARDUNIAS, ROGER MARTENSEN, RICH MAFFIE, THE ENTIRE STAFF OF WRITERS WHO REGUARLY CONTRIBUTE TO THIS GREAT MAGAZINE AND THE MANY, MANY PEOPLE UP AND DOWN THE HUDSON RIVER, LAKE GEORGE, LAKE CHAMPLAIN AND OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD WHO CONTRIBUTE.
 
IT HAS BEEN A VERY HARD WINTER, SPRING AND SUMMER FOR ME PERSONALLY BUT I AM THROUGH IT AN WE ARE MOVING ON TO BIGGER AND BETTER THINGS.
 
I LOVE YOU ALL
 
JOHN H. VARGO, PUBLISHER
Monday, 27 May 2013 06:55

Memorial Day, This is Quite a Story

The 21-year old American B-17 pilot glanced outside his cockpit and froze. He blinked hard and looked again, hoping it was just a mirage. But his co-pilot stared at the same horrible vision. “My God, this is a nightmare,” the co-pilot said. “He’s going to destroy us,” the pilot agreed.

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41 STRIPERS WERE RELEASED ALIVE OF 62 ENTERED IN THIS CONTEST

1) PAUL FAIST

66.88

82.50

9:41:44 - 4/27/2013

Striper

 

2) JOHN SHARPLES

61.65

78.75

13:30:6 - 4/27/2013

Striper

 

3) KRIS BRILL

51.56

73.25

12:4:20 - 4/27/2013

Striper

Released!

4) BRIAN SCULLY

50.24

75.25

8:49:2 - 4/27/2013

Striper

Released!

5) JAMES CONNOLLY

47.42

73.50

8:47:43 - 4/27/2013

Striper

Released!

6) ARTHUR KARATKA

46.14

70.75

13:31:20 - 4/27/2013

Striper

 

7) JOHN NIMMO

45.34

73.25

11:51:14 - 4/28/2013

Striper

 

8) BILLY SAINZ

44.16

74.25

15:25:58 - 4/27/2013

Striper

 

9) MARK SOFRANKO

40.56

70.75

17:1:18 - 4/27/2013

Striper

Released!

10) GEORGE LORINO

40.44

68.00

11:59:54 - 4/28/2013

Striper

Released!

Let me know if you need anything else.*:-.,_,.-:*'``'*:-.,_,.-:*'``'*:-.,_,.-

It was a beautiful weekend, weatherwise and a wonderful weekend to be on the Hudson River fishing.  190 people enjoyed the HRFA contest, 41 of the total fished entered in the contest were released ALIVE, ( 62 fish entered) three weigh stations, Croton Yacht Club, Atlantas Marina, (Staten Island) and the Home Port of Newburgh NY at Billy Joe's Restaurant, and Riverfront Marina, thourghly enjoyed the commarderie, food and knowledge gained.

Go here to see all the results  http://stripedbassderby.com/cgi-bin/drbyldr.pl

Al Prisco C.M.S. ,Marine Surveyor /Consultant Member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), American Boat and Yacht Council. (ABYC), Boat-US Technical Exchange Program and the National Fire and Protection Association (NFPA).Moderator of the BoaterEd.com Surveyor Forum Since 2003 to Present. Al Prisco has been surveying vessels since 1976. Offered Services for recreational or commercial clients Include.

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Specializing in:

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Servicing: NY,NJ,CT and distant locations. (Personal Air Transportation Available)

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Come join the fun  Go to http://www.stripedbassderby.com  to sign up for the

biggest striped bass derby on the Hudson River. Two weigh stations on the Hudson.

One a Riverfront Marina, Newburgh, NY and the other at the Croton Yacht Club, Croton, N Y both

maned by HRFA members.  Release your striper alive get an extra pound.

New York saltwater anglers can continue to fish for free in 2013, and beyond!

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced NY Open for Fishing and Hunting, a plan to streamline hunting and fishing licenses and reduce license fees to support tourism op- portunities and benefit sportsmen and sports- women throughout the state. The proposal is part of the 30-day amendments to the 2013-14 Executive Budget and would reduce fees paid by hundreds of thousands of hunters, anglers and trappers while maintaining support for the state’s fish and wildlife programs.     More

Thursday, 14 February 2013 08:54

A FANTASTIC NEW LAUNCH RAMP ON THE HUDSON RIVER

Tourism, boating and fishing have just gotten
a big break on the Hudson River! A brand new launch ramp and landing site, located on the west side of the Hudson just north of Walkway over the Hudson will open in spring of 2013.   Read more....

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