Boating

Boating How-To

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Maintaining Your Boat’s Cooling System

Florida fishing boats require special attention to cooling systems. It’s easy to lose track of time during those long summer days on the water. It’s also easy to forget that grasses and stirred-up sediments may compromise your engine’s cooling system. On coastal water, salt water itself, over the long term, is a threat.

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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FS Review – DragonFly Marsh Hen

Florida Sportsman Boating Editor, Dave East, speaks with Mark Caslow of DragonFly Boatworks about the new DragonFly Marsh Hen. For more information visit www.dragonflyboatworksllc.com.

Bay Boats

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Aeon 23 Pro Guide

Florida Sportsman magazine joined Aeon’s Will Leslie at the St. Lucie River to get a firsthand look at their custom-built Aeon 23 Pro Guide.

Center Consoles

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Robalo R300

The Robalo R300 , 29-feet, 2-inches long and 10-feet, 6-inches wide, combines tournament level fishing appointments with a wide array of family features. A VacuFlush Porcelain Marine Head is housed in the center console along with a sink and pull-out shower.

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FS Review – Cobia 220 Dual Console

Florida Sportsman Boating Editor, Dave East, speaks with  Skip of Cobia Boats about the new Cobia 220 Dual Console. For more information visit www.cobiaboats.com.

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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.