Boating

Boating How-To

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New Outboards for 2015

Every year outboard engine manufacturers look into their crystal balls to anticipate what new products the boating industry needs, as well as what new products the boating public will buy. Sometimes, changes in a product line are brought on just for the sake of change, but there are also real innovations that will make your boating experience better.

Boating Gear

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Trailer Smarter: Check Those Codes!

When it comes to trailering your boat, besides keeping your trailer in tip-top shape, keeping the vehicle you tow with up-to-spec is just as crucial. If you are throwing a check engine light (CEL), the odds are you’re losing precious towing power and eating up unnecessary dollars at the gas pump.


Flats Boats

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Fly Boatworks Backwater Edition

Fly Boatworks new Backwater Edition pairs the leading edge technology of a skiff built from 100% composite materials with the battle proven propulsion of a surface drive, air-cooled, mud motor.

Bay Boats

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Blue Wave 2200 Pure Bay

The Blue Wave 2200 Pure Bay has a LOA of 21 feet, 4 inches and an 8 feet, 6 inch beam. The deck layout leans more toward the fisherman but there are some very nice family features as well.

Center Consoles

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Southport 33FE

The new Southport 33 FE combines extreme luxury with tournament fishability. Amenities such as bow and stern seating, a head in the center console and plush helm seats, allow you to take the family in comfort.

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Luhrs 35 Convertible

The LUHRS 35 Convertible has features for open-ocean fishermen, overnight cruisers, and boaters in between. For the fishermen, the 88-square-foot, self-bailing cockpit has a 30-gallon livewell, bait preparation center and sink [...]

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Dream Boats

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FS Dreamboat Contest Winner Heads to Costa Rica

Capt. Charlie Phillips, winner of the Fishing NoSara Prize Package given away as top prize for the Florida Sportsman Dreamboat Contest earlier this year, returns from his fishing vacation this week.