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How to Install Carpet on a Boat Deck in 8 Easy Steps

March 1, 2020
Whether building a new boat deck or dealing with existing carpet that has weathered, installing fresh-fibered boat carpeting is a relatively easy and pain-free task. Not only will new threads…
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Simple Tips for Cleaning Your Boat From Top to Bottom

June 19, 2018
A fishing boat covets a great deal of pride and joy for its owner. Not only does it hold the greatest investment in this sport we enjoy, but it also becomes our "floating office" each time we step in…
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Boat Control: Guide to Buying & Using Drift Socks (video)

February 7, 2018
Most anglers curse the existence of the wind. It can make boat positioning frustrating at the best of times, and casting and retrieving baits impossible at the worst. But there is hope. The light at…
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Quiz: How Much do You Know About Boat Maintenance? Test Your Boat I.Q. Here!

September 20, 2017
There are several factors to consider when you own a boat, and one of them is making sure the boat, motor and other mechanical parts are ready to go when you are. Take the quiz below to test your…
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5 Ways to Make a Trolling Motor Last

August 8, 2017
A boat trolling motor is an integral part of an anglers boating set up. Designed to make time on the water easier and more efficient, as with anything electronic, regular inspection and maintenance…
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Are You a Boating Expert? Take This Quiz & Find Out

June 27, 2017
Boating is meant to be fun! How often have you heard kayaks, canoes, sailboats, ski boats, fishing boats, and more called “pleasure craft?” Yet with the fun, comes responsibility. Your safety and…
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The Ultimate Guide to Picking the Right Anchor for Your Boat (infographic)

August 4, 2016
Whether you’re into fishing, waterskiing, or wilderness canoeing, it’s smart (and sometimes required by law) to have an anchor on board your watercraft. There are many reasons you may need to anchor…
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Fish Finders for Your Kayak, Canoe, or Jon Boat

May 17, 2016
Finding fish in extreme shallows is made a lot easier with a kayak, canoe or jon boat that can almost float in fresh dew, but what about those months when the fish are deep offshore? To be versatile…
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Car Topping Your Kayak? Tips for Choosing the Right Equipment

May 17, 2016
We all know that kayaks are easy to transport--that's one of the big pluses. But transporting them safely and without damage takes the right equipment and the right preparation. Here are a few tips…
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How to Get Your Boat Up on Plane Quicker

May 4, 2016
Some boat and motor packages are just not happy combinations. They're slow out of the hole, slow on top end and suck up fuel like there's no tomorrow. They porpoise, they chine walk and they're tough…
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3 Awesome Battery Chargers for Your Boat

May 4, 2016
Onboard boat battery chargers eliminate the issues of digging down into the bilge with a flashlight trying to hook up your deep-cycle batteries for an overnight charge so that you can get full power…
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How Trim Tabs Can Improve Your Boat Performance (video)

March 14, 2016
Trim tabs can cure performance problems in many boats that are overweight or underpowered, and can also help boats that are ideally packaged to better performance and greater comfort in many…