Boating

Boating How-To

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Finding Your Boat’s Proper Trim

Find your boat’s proper trim for best running attitude. Many things can affect the performance of your boat, but one that’s consistently underutilized is proper trim. Running at the right attitude will increase your speed, reduce your fuel consumption and greatly improve the comfort of your ride.

Boating Gear

The Princeton Tec Vizz Headlamp features 165 lumens and a burn time of 150 hours.

New Lights for Outdoors

Tech improvements in LED lights and batteries open a new era in lighting gear. The new LED bulbs that manufacturers use in these lights run cooler, use less energy and throw light that heightens color better than conventional incandescent bulbs.


Flats Boats

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Pro-Line Pro-Lite Flats

For three weeks, Florida Sportsman staff ran a Pro-Lite 18 Flats on the Indian River Lagoon, minutes from our office in Stuart.

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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Regulator 34

With outboards mounted on an Armstrong bracket, the Regulator 34 has the same size cockpit as most 39’s. This rig is optimally powered with twin engines to a maximum of 700 horsepower.

Express / Cuddy

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Gamefisherman 42 Express

The Gamefisherman 42 Express fits snugly in-between a host of seven smaller Gamefisherman models ranging from 34 to 39 feet and eight 40-foot-plus boats.

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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.