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October 31, 2017
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Is Your Boat Going Slower than it Should?

Many of us get a new boat and are perfectly happy with its performance, but a few years later, notice that it seems a bit lackluster. Can a boat lose power in that short a time […]
October 24, 2017
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Lessons from Harvey and Irma, for Boaters

Recreational boaters and their boats turned out to be some of the heroes of the recent spate of hurricanes, including Harvey. It was jon boats, bass boats, and skiffs that were used to rescue countless people […]
October 17, 2017
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Small Outboard Update: Battery-less EFI

Last week we told you all about the new Yamaha F25 outboard, which has battery-less EFI. But this system is important enough, and is showing up on so many new portable outboards, that it deserves further […]
October 10, 2017
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On the Water with the New Yamaha F25 Outboard

Yamaha introduced a new F25 outboard earlier this year, and recently we had the chance to spend a day with one out on the water. The engine was mounted on the transom of an AlumaCraft Escape […]
October 4, 2017

$100,000 for a bass boat? Yes!

Well, it is official.  A major bass boat manufacturer is selling a $100,000 bass boat. It is really unfathomable if you think about it. The 6 figure boat is the Ranger Z521L ICON.  This $100,000 boat […]
October 3, 2017
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Evinrude iDock: New Joystick for Evinrude Outboard Boats

Evinrude has come out with a new joystick system for boats powered by G2 outboards, called the iDock. We had a chance to put the system through its paces, on a Scout center console and a […]
September 19, 2017
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Rocket Launchers for Your Boat: More than Meets the Eye

Rocket launchers may all look the same at first glance, but anyone who’s owned a boat with imperfect rocket launchers lining the T-top or arch knows that several small details can make some great, and some […]
September 12, 2017
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Cooler Insert Eliminates the Need for Ice

Nothing is worse than buying bags of ice for a day of fishing, coming home empty handed, then dumping the unused ice over the side of the boat. Why doesn’t someone invent a cooler insert, that […]
September 9, 2017

The Running of the Bulls: Finding Reds in the Buras Marsh

Recently, I took a 9 hour or so drive to the Buras Marsh Media Bash event in Buras, Louisiana, located deep in the southern part of the state’s marshlands. This event was a unique invitation-only event […]
August 29, 2017
womans fishing team

Team WOA: Tournament Fishing Like You Have Never Seen

I recently spent a day riding along with the new WOA fishing team, and believe me, you’ve never seen a tournament fishing team like this before – WOA stands for Woman’s Offshore Alliance, and this team […]
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