Thursday, April 30, 2015

Jim Baugh's "Hooked & Aftermath" novels receive more five star reviews

Many thanks to everyone who have reviewed and enjoyed both Hooked and Aftermath. The kind reviews have been overwhelming and yes, the screenplay is in development now. Good Lord willing and the creek don't rise, hopefully by late fall or after the new year the project will be completed. The screenplay is based on both books and is busting with humor, and all the blessings that come from the Magnolia Tree.
Thanks again everyone. Tight Lines, Good reads and good eats!
Jim Baugh

April 27, 2015
I just finished this book and it is fantastic. It's written the best way a story can be told, so that it captures the reader and won't let them put it down. Jim's life and adventures are compelling and uplifting; as the stories are told in these pages, the reader is drawn in and can easily visualize what's happening and even picture themselves in similar situations. Totally believable, funny (at times hilarious and borderline nuts!), Jim's adventures in his everyday life make us want to know him personally and hang with him. For sure, there would never be boredom! It's funny, while one of the take-aways is that while Jim Baugh has had a great time in his life, the other is that he has worked hard for his fun. As a long-time boating magazine writer and publisher, I only wish I could write this way. Loved it and will definitely look forward to reading more from Mr. Baugh! 


Wednesday, April 22, 2015

On Location in St. Mary’s County Maryland!

WOW! What an arrival! It has been around 20 years since our last visit to this beautiful waterfront area. On arrival the sun was shining, the fish were biting, and the fryer was hot!  I checked into the new Island Inn and Suites on St Georges Island and immediately fell in love with the accommodations. What a GREAT view of the Potomac! This place is on an island so you are waterfront on BOTH sides of the facility. Right next door, actually in the same parking lot is an awesome seafood restaurant called the Ruddy Duck. If you like fresh seafood, this is the place. What can I say, just arriving I was happy  as a duck in water. 

Our first filming for Rockfish started early the next morning. We are currently fishing the trophy season and yes we have already caught a trophy.  A Fat 41 inch Rockfish only to be followed up by a slot fish. The second Rock landed was a robust 38 inch fish. Hard to throw that big of a Rockfish back, but we did. For our first day of fishing that morning we hooked into one more monster but could not get him to the boat. The weather turned, and then it was time for the ride back to port. 

Captain Phil and his son provided a great charter and we so appreciated the captain for putting s on such big fish. We are hoping for a return trip later in the week to film more Striped Bass.

41 inch hog!!!
 JBO TV has been filming many attractions in the St. Mary’s County area, one of which is the Potomac River Maritime Exhibit. This is a must see while here as well as the lighthouse and welcome center. Did you know that there is a German U boat sunk right within sight of the Piney Point Lighthouse? The exhibit at the center is fascinating and we filmed some great footage of the exhibit for JBOTV.

Well only half way filming on this trip and I think I found “Nirvana” for my beautiful wife Donna. Yes, a Bed & Breakfast Winery. How Cool!! We visited Woodlawn and it really took our breath away. A gorgeous historic B & B featuring their own wine called Slack. We tasted some and bringing a couple of bottles back home. Excellent stuff!! This place sets right on the Potomac and it is just gorgeous.

Woodlawn B & B & Slack Winery

"Donna we are waiting for you"
We still have some days left filming, back on the water tomorrow and we are filming more cooking segments today at the Ruddy Duck. Lots more to come! Hey check this out..

Paddleboard Yoga!

Now here is something hat the ladies will LOVE, and quite honestly I had never seen this. Get ready for... Paddleboard Yoga! This was some serious fun and the ladies were very nice to let us film them. A great way to spend an afternoon on the water, just o much fun!

To check out all these wonderful attractions we are filming just log on to the 
St. Mary’s Website. Everything you need to know in order to book a trip here is right there. Book now while we are still early in the season. The fishing and the weather are just getting better everyday!

You could not find a better place to fish out of and bring the family than St. Mary’s. Loads of attractions, rich in history and awesome access to the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay. A must visit!

More to come,

Jim Baugh
Point No Point lighthouse

Check out a couple of our recent videos, the new Sea Chaser in Miami at IBS and one of our new soundtracks for JBOTV. Enjoy. JB

The new Sea Chaser HFC Below

Mermaid Bay

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

JBO TV returns to film one of the Chesapeake Bay's premier destinations St. Mary's County Maryland

This week we are packing our gear and headed on a return trip to one of our favorite destinations, St. Mary’s County Maryland. This historic area has over 500 miles of shoreline and is cradled between the Potomac, & Patuxent Rivers as well as the Chesapeake Bay.  With five water based state parks and St. Mary’s rich history there is simply a ton of things to see and do. This center point on the Bay offers everything a boater and fishing enthusiast could ask for.
This will be our third filming out of St Mary’s however our first in over 20 years. There has been a lot going on at St. Mary’s since our last visit and we are looking forward to filming lots of new attractions and see what’s “Cookin” as well.
We will have JBOTV on location reports next week here on the JBOTV Blog site and post on social media as well. Our fishing and boating segment will be on Sunday and will have all the info posted by Monday morning, so stay tuned.
Tight Lines! Jim Baugh

For more info on St. Mary’s county visit their web site here. Also look for the May issue of Coastal Angler Magazine where we unfold a hilarious story about one of our first trips to the area. One fun read that also has some pretty good fishing tips!

Look for column on St. Mary's
County Maryland in May issue of
Coastal Angler Magazine