Red sky at night, sailors delight.
Red sky at morning, sailors take warning.
When a halo rings the moon or sun,
rain will come upon the run.
Mackerel skies and mares' tails,
make tall ships carry low sails.
(Cirrus clouds, which resemble mackerels and the wisps of a horse's tail, indicate approaching storms.)
The American Cancer Society recommends using a sunblock with on SPF of 15. Recent studies have shown that the advantages of increasing SPF above 15 may not increase the effectiveness correspondingly.
Send a Wire
When fishing, to calculate the depth to which solid wire line sinks while trolling, count 1' of depth for every 10' of line. So when trolling, say, 150' of wire line, your lure will be working around 15' (deeper if you use a trolling weight).
To replace an IGFA world record for a fish weighing less than 25 pounds, the replacement weight must be at least 2 ounces more than the existing record. To replace an IGFA record for a fish weighing 25 pounds or more, the replacement weight must be at least 1/2 of 1 percent more than the existing record.
You're not required to have your radio on. But when it is, the law says you must listen to Channel 16 or, for recreational boats, Channel 9.