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Patrick Durkin

Patrick Durkin

Outdoors writer/editor, weekly columnist for 17 Wisconsin newspapers, regular contributor to American Hunter magazine, and former editor of Deer & Deer Hunting magazine.

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    Confidence Kills: How to Avoid Boat Accidents this Season

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    Confidence Kills: How to Avoid Boat Accidents this Season

    Experience alone won’t guarantee hunters and anglers safe passage on troubled waters, no matter how big your boat. In fact, confidence can kill you. Consider Ernest McSorley, who was 63 and commanded 10 ships during 40-plus years at sea and on the Great Lakes. And Edward John Smith, who was 62 and...