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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > June 2020 > Safe Fishing and Boating Tips to Remember This Summer
As boating season approaches this year, you'll want to keep a few extra safe fishing and boating tips in mind. Get on board with boating safely by abiding by local boating guidelines and monitoring boat ramp closures in your area, as well as following best practices for social distancing on the water.
Is it safe to go boating and practice social distancing on the water with your family? The answer is yes, as long as you're checking state agency COVID-19 updates and applying these tips:
Follow these safe fishing and boating tips, not only to protect yourself and your family during this time, but also to help protect your fellow anglers and boaters. Together we can all contribute to safer boating and fishing practices this summer. For more information, be sure to visit Discover Boating’s Boating During COVID-19 Safety Guide for additional information for staying safe onboard.
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Debbie Hanson is an award-winning outdoor writer, women’s sport fishing advocate, IGFA world record holder, and freshwater guide living in Southwest Florida. Hanson’s written work has appeared in publications such as Florida Game & Fish Magazine, BoatUS Magazine, and USA Today Hunt & Fish. To learn more about her work, visit shefishes2.com or follow her on Instagram @shefishes2.
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