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Escape to Maine's Southport Island

by MapQuest Discover. Posted Jul 1st 2013 02:29 PM
Southport Island boats

Think mountains of lobster with long seaside views, colonial homes and New England charm-that's what you'll get when you escape the crowds of Maine's Mid Coast this spring, and instead head to Southport Island. Settled in the 1600s, the island is just off of Boothbay Harbor, and is a quintessential New England fishing village.
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11 Great Father's Day Destinations (Loosely) Named After Fathers

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 12th 2013 12:40 PM
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For Father's Day, don't take your dad any old place for a round of golf, a plate of slow-cooked ribs or a quiet afternoon fishing on a lake. Take him for a round of golf, a plate of slow-cooked ribs or a quiet afternoon fishing on a lake – but at a place that cares about fathers so much that fatherhood is central its existence. Take your dad to a place that doesn't just welcome fathers, but reveres them so much that the word father – or daddy, or padre, or papa – is right there in the name, sometimes even in neon.

Any of these 11 great Father's Day destinations in the United States (loosely) named after fathers should do the trick.
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Helicopter Pilot Jailed for Sugary Pacific Island Detour

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Aug 15th 2011 09:00 AM
Pilot Thrown in the Slammer for Seeking Sugary Treats

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An Australian helicopter pilot got more than he bargained for when he landed on the Pacific island nation of Nauru in search of a snack.
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UPDATE: Coast Guard Calls Off Search for 7 Americans Missing After Mexican Tour Boat Disaster (VIDEO)

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 14th 2011 08:45 AM
Tour Boat Sinks in Mexico

From CNN

UPDATE 7/14/11: The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday suspended its search for the seven missing Americans who were aboard the fishing vessel that sank in the Sea of Cortez last week. In a statement to the press, Rear Admiral Joseph Castillo said that "No signs of the missing men were found."
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Fly Fishing: Information and Resources for the Angler

by Shawn Douglas. Posted Mar 3rd 2011 10:00 AM
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So you're considering a fly fishing excursion? As far as fishing adventures go, fly fishing can be one of the most rewarding methods of enjoying the great outdoors. However, there is a learning curve associated with fly fishing. AOL Travel offers up a few useful tips and resources for fly fisherman wanting to learn more about the sport.
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