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The Fisherman

FishermanAs seen in the Father’s Day 2010 issue of The Fisherman.

On the Water: SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger

By Capt. John N. Raguso

If you’re boating or near water, see how SPOT should be one of your tools of the trade. Download the PDF here of the complete article.

 

 

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Bill and his comrade

bill_hunting Bill, current President of Ruby Valley Search and Rescue and a "retired" Army pilot, is an avid hunter and fisherman. Needless to say, Bill spends a lot of time outdoors; he jokingly states he knows most trees on a first name basis.

Several years ago, Bill developed a preparedness plan, which included having a SPOT device. He even developed a messaging system for friends and family on his contact list: (1) Check In message in the morning and evening to family and friends, (2) Check In messages back to back to let them know he got an elk, and (3) Check In messages back to back to let everyone know that he was headed out of the backcountry.

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