A lot has changed since the first issue of Salt Water Sportsman rolled off the press in June of 1939. When we sat down to compile this list, we realized what a daunting task lay ahead of us. Finding 70 items to write about wasn't the problem at all - limiting ourselves to only 70 was. Many milestones have occurred in the past seven decades, and we're sure to have missed some of your favorites. After polling the SWS staff and all of our many contributors, here's the list we came up with. Enjoy!