Boating

Boating How-To

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Applying Non-Skid

As I get the opportunity to test many boats throughout the year, one thing I see all too often is manufacturers that don’t spend enough time on the water using their own products. If they did, switches would be easier to see and systems would have better access. Along these same lines some boat builders use anti-skid as more of a design pattern instead of its intended use of a secure place to step.

Boating Gear

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FWC Recommends Lifesaving Gifts for Boaters

Are you struggling to pick out the right gift for the boater in your life? The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has an idea for that last-minute present under the tree: boating safety equipment. It may be the best gift you ever give – the gift of life!


Flats Boats

Gheenoe

Gheenoe LT25

The Gheenoe has become somewhat of a cult favorite among light tackle backwater fishing folks for a number of reasons.…»

Bay Boats

Contender

Contender 25 Bay

From Contender Boats comes a smart looking extremely functional Bay/Hybrid boat that is sure to make you stand up and…»

Center Consoles

Regulator

Regulator 34

The Regulator Marine folks have done a nice job of building a boat in the 34’ class that packs a ton of features into a boat her size while not cluttering up the usable working space to do so with this model. The 34CC offers comforts you might expect from a boat much larger than this.

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World Cat

World Cat 320 DC

Whether you like to fish, dive, cruise or camp on a boat, it’s difficult to find a boat that does all of these jobs without some tradeoffs. If one were looking for a boat that wore many hats and did so without many sacrifices, the World Cat 320 DC is worth serious consideration.

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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.