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SPF? UPF? WTHeck! Sun Protection Clothing Safety Facts

SPF? UPF? WTHeck! Sun Protection Clothing Safety Facts

SCALES offers a wide range of sun protective clothing and accessory options for men, women and kids. Performance shirts, athletic shirts and swim suits are available for anglers, water sports enthusiasts, swimmers and surfers and offer sun safety for anyone in or out of the water.  We also carry a broad-brimmed hat for those seeking the ultimate in sun protection.
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SCALES <em>TEAM UTOPIA</em> brings in a strong second place during their first outing of four in the Quest for the Crest Sailfish Series. 

SCALES TEAM UTOPIA brings in a strong second place during their first outing of four in the Quest for the Crest Sailfish Series. 

We came into the first tournament of the series, Operation Sailfish, with very high hopes of placing top 5 in the event. Over the years of fishing all I have learned is that It all comes down to preparation, strategy and commitment. When preparation meets luck it equals success. That is exactly what happened for us during Operation Sailfish. Our boat was ready, our baits looked great, we did our homework and we got the variable factor which is luck to our side; allowing us to snag a second place outcome which we are definitely very proud of.  Day one began a...

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Building a Legacy – Captain Art Sapp

Building a Legacy – Captain Art Sapp

The tournament scene in South Florida is pretty special. Although there are many great fishing destinations across the Eastern Seaboard, Florida’s climate allows us to fish year-round. Competing at such a high level where seasons and species overlap certainly keeps us busy and takes a toll on our bodies, but it’s also hard on our equipment. That is why I’ve become extremely selective with the companies and products relied upon to succeed in such demanding environments.    Looking back, it’s incredible to think what’s progressed from tournament fishing aboard a twin-outboard powered center console, to the new Native Son, a...

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Grilled Whole Snapper - The Simplest Way to Cook Whole Fish

Grilled Whole Snapper - The Simplest Way to Cook Whole Fish

 

A plated dish consisting of whole fish with eyes and fins on display certainly doesn’t appeal to everyone. Some people just don’t like their food staring back at them. However, cooking a fish in its entirety produces unparalleled textures, flavors and aromas that can only be attained with skin and bones intact. It’s also great respect to enjoy the fish to the very last bite with zero wasted meat.

If you’re at all intimidated, cooking whole fish is surprisingly easy and a simple recipe with few ingredients preserves the natural flavors. One of the major benefits to cooking a whole fish is that the skin protects the meat and locks in moisture. It is also much easier to overcook a trimmed fillet compared to a whole fish.

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Gateway to the Gulf Stream - Hillsboro Inlet is Home to the Best in the Business

Gateway to the Gulf Stream - Hillsboro Inlet is Home to the Best in the Business

Home to the longstanding Pompano Beach Fishing Rodeo, highly competitive Pompano Beach Saltwater Circuit, Merritt’s Boat and Engine Works, Lindgren-Pitman, Mold Craft Fishing Products, Bionic Bait, RJ Boyle Studio and many more of the most influential names in the industry, Pompano Beach, Lighthouse Point and nearby Hillsboro Inlet are a collective driving force and hotbed for angling innovation while subsequently influencing sport fishing activities across the globe. In fact, many of the world’s best captains and mates began their careers here rising through the ranks of sport fishing’s elite as they continue their quest for the one.
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