Captain Gill: A Tale of Legend and 'Lure'

Discover Boating summoned the world’s only prognosticating fish, Captain Gill, to forecast what is arguably one of the most highly anticipated predictions of the calendar year—the length of the boating season.

Making his first-ever public appearance at Burnham Harbor in Chicago, Ill. on Thursday, August 29, Captain Gill used his shadow to boldly predict whether Labor Day Weekend will mark the end to cruising the open waters this summer, or, to find out if he sees six more weeks of boating ahead.

The underwater oracle did not see his shadow, so it’s o-fish-al: SIX MORE WEEKS OF BOATING are on the horizon!

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