How to Dock Like a Pro

Whether a beginner or a confident captain, nothing can be more challenging than docking a boat. It doesn’t matter if it is a 20-foot bass boat on a sheltered lake or an 80-foot yacht coming in from a long passage; getting close to a marina slip can be enough to make anyone white-knuckle the steering wheel – even on a clear day with no wind, current or mechanical issues.

Born in America: The History of Evinrude Engines – The First Outboard

American Made, Evinrude Outboards, fishing, Recreational Boating

  Born in America: The History of Evinrude Engines – The First Outboard   Ole Evinrude was born on a farm in Norway on April 19, 1877, one of eleven children born to Andrew and Beatta Evinrude. At the age of five, Ole moved, by ship with his family to America, settling in Cambridge, Wisconsin. […]

There’s Nothing More Important Than Your Electronics

Bass Fishing, Blue Tooth, Downscan, fish structure, Lowrance, Tournament Fishing

  There’s Nothing More Important Than Your Electronics   Mike Iaconelli has had a passion for fishing since childhood and has been competing in fishing tournaments since high school. Since that time, Mike has either won or nearly won, nearly every major award in tournament bass fishing – most notably the 2003 Bassmaster Classic and […]

RedFin Charters Make Fishing in Charleston a Fantastic Adventure

Charleston, South Carolina, Speckled Sea Trout, Lady Fish, Black Drum, RedFin Charters, Captain Joel LeVine,

  RedFin Charters Make Fishing in Charleston a Fantastic Adventure   So you wish to fish inshore in the beauty that is Charleston, South Carolina. Well, you should. After all, the Lowcountry’s tidal waters are alive with the highly sought after fighting Redfish, as well as other varieties of inshore fish that include the Speckled […]

Carolina Skiff Leader in Category for Quality Construction

The versatile skiff needs no introduction to inshore boaters. Most enjoy their time on the water to the fullest. One day that might be pulling crab traps and the next outing could be free diving over lobster beds. Casting for multi-species gamefish is a given, too. So is a day of sightseeing with friends and family.

September in Maine: Get Out the Fishing Pole!

Fish love Maine in the fall. For the majority of species, September is the month that calls for them to migrate, spawn and eat. Which, of course, calls out to the fisherman and woman to get out the fishing pole!

The Story Behind Home Run Charters & Lodge

“Never Strike Out” is the chosen marketing slogan for Home Run Charters & Lodge. It’s a catchy phrase that fits. It’s also a fact. The story behind the business will make a believer out of anyone, with exception of the repeat customers.

Speckled Trout Make a Delicious Meal

“I realize that I am about to state an opinion that will quite likely be disputed, but here goes. Speckled trout, also known as spotted weakfish or spotted sea trout, is the best eating fish in North America. Better than Pacific salmon or sea bass? Better than redfish or pompano? Yes, yes, yes!” – Emeril’s Notes From the Kitchen

Targeting Wahoo In The Panhandle Region With Capt. Pat Dineen

If you’re going to find wahoo on a regular basis during the summer months, you’re going to have to cover a lot of water. That’s how you find the floating objects that are holding fish when there’s not a lot of defined rips or current edges to work.

A Day In The Life of Jonny, Blackdog Cats

For Jonny, a life based around music and marine pursuits come together daily. From his work in design and supervising the workshop at Blackdog Cat boat builder, to his leisure time, which is spent on board his 17-foot boat on the waters surrounding Northland New Zealand’s Whangarei Heads – Jonny loves having his StereoActive as an accompaniment to his adventures.