Hope & Optimism in the stock market

  Hope & Optimism in the stock market However, Be Cautious of Wildcards Weekly Market Outlook By Donn Goodman The investment markets have whimpered into August after a huge record-breaking stock market rally in July, encouraged by declining long-term interest rates. Why? What’s next? We’ve heard many explanations, including “digesting the gains” to a “period […]

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Why The Biggest Names in Boating Are Talking About Safety

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Sight Fishing for Shark

Battle Lines The excitement of sight-fishing for sharks turns the hunt into a thrill sport. You sense it before you see it—a big shadow off the port bow halfway between you and the mangroves you’ve been quietly probing for snook and redfish. Leisurely, it eases into focus, then picks up some speed while heading your […]

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ECOXGEAR Journey Speaker

  Bring your tunes out on the water. Courtesy ECOXGEAR BUY NOW This portable Bluetooth speaker not only brings 65 watts of big, high-fidelity sound to the water, it also boasts a 20-amp lithium battery to power it for 50 hours and can charge smart devices. The 7-pound unit is IP67-watertight and floats. Unlatch the […]

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New wallywind range proves luxury and speed do mix

Relax on a cruise and challenge round the cans with the new wallywind range, Wally’s new sailing range, which allies cruising comforts to slick performance Iconic sailboat builder Wally is returning to its roots with its breathtaking new range of cruiser-racers. The wallywind series runs from 110ft up to 150ft LOA, and holds out the […]

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M CON To Field Class 1 And Super Cat Teams In 2023

<!– Racing: M CON To Field Class 1 And Super Cat Teams In 2023 –> Tyler Miller could be offshore powerboat racing’s most ambitious competitor. Not only is the Kansas-based excavation company principal the owner and throttleman of the M CON team focused on defending the outfit’s 2021 American Power Boat Association Super Cat National […]

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6 of the best VHF handheld marine radios for your boat

No skipper should be without a ‘mobile’ VHF, but which one is best for you? Fox Morgan put six to the test to help narrow your search… Handheld VHF radios are must-have items on every boat owner’s kit list. Even if your boat has a fixed VHF marine radio, you are often away from the […]

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Smallmouth Scent to Get More Bites

MLF Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit angler Scott Dobson is a smallmouth catching machine. As a Michigan resident, Dobson has spent a great deal of time on big water lakes chasing smallmouth while he’s not on tour.  Dobson started fishing at the early age of five in a big sandpit pond at his aunt and uncle’s […]

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Zenon Low-Profile Baitcast Reels – Abu Garcia’s Newest Casting Reels

New level premium low-profile reels created with avid anglers in mind Designed for anglers who appreciate compact and lightweight reel design, the Zenon Low-Profile Casting Reels meet the mark in both responsiveness and decreased weight with the three models weighing in at a featherlight weight between 4.6-5.5oz. This family of reels continues to build on […]

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Bob’s Machine Creates New and Improved Gen2 Action Series Pump!

Tampa, FL – July 27th, 2022 – If you’re trying to get to the honey hole quicker than the competition, check out Bob’s Machine’s new patented Gen2 Action Series jack plate pump. Assembled in our Tampa, FL factory, this pump features a larger valve body, larger orifices, longer-lasting seals and improved valving to get your […]

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KUIU INTRODUCES THE NEW KENAI PACKABLE GLOVE

The new KUIU Kenai Packable Glove is designed for hunts when trimming weight and saving pack space is vital, yet insulated glove warmth and all-weather protection is needed. DIXON, CALIFORNIA  – Today KUIU announced the release of their new Kenai Packable Glove, adding to the current Kenai product line of highly packable synthetic insulation layers. “This […]

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Nor-Tech Owners Fun Run Set For Lake Of The Ozarks

<!– In the News: Nor-Tech Owners Fun Run Set For Lake Of The Ozarks –> Nor-Tech owners headed to Lake of the Ozarks for Shootout week, August 24-28, will have an event of their own to enjoy on the Central Missouri waterway. Dubbed the Lake of the Ozarks Nor-Tech Owners Fun Run, the Midwest Boating […]

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Omega Custom Tackle Announces Change in Ownership

Knoxville, TN (August 5, 2022) — Omega Custom Tackle has changed ownership with professional angler Taylor Watkins, and wife Noel, acquiring the tackle company from current owners Brad and Michele Fuller. The change comes after six years of management by the Fuller’s which saw Omega grow substantially and laid a great foundation for the company […]

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11-Year-Old Struck by Lightning on a Boat

It’s any parent’s worst nightmare. Derek Stock, a prudent boater out of Tampa, was enjoying a fun-filled day on the water with his wife and two of his children when disaster struck. Just 100 feet from the boat ramp his 11-year-old son was struck by lightning. Thanks to life-saving CPR training, he was able to […]

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Five Things To Know Before Buying a Fishing Kayak

Whether you’re a seasoned angler or just starting out, there are a few questions to consider before buying a fishing kayak. Kal Visuals / Unsplash So, you want to buy a fishing kayak? Maybe you want to fish beyond the shore, but you have limited time, budget and space. Or you’re a seasoned angler looking […]

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MarineMax To Acquire IGY Marinas

  MarineMax To Acquire IGY Marinas Expanding Global Marina and Services Business MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO), the world’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Island Global Yachting LLC (“IGY Marinas”), which owns and operates a collection of iconic marina assets and a yacht […]

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Vanderbilt Pontoons delivers first model from new facility

Vanderbilt Luxury Pontoons LLC has delivered its very first model – the Vanderbilt 700T Series – from its new production facility to The Marina, one of its newest dealers. The Marina is located on Lake Gage in Angola, Ind. The dealership recently signed on with Vanderbilt Luxury Pontoons, adding Vanderbilt to their roster which currently […]

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Cox Marine announces key sales appointments

Diesel outboard engine innovator Cox Marine has announced two key sales appointments in North America as the company builds its regional team to drive business growth. Experienced diesel engine and marine industry sales specialist Doug Ross is confirmed as Regional Sales Director, North America, to lead Cox Marine’s sales strategy, overseeing all business channels in […]

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BRP launches Rotax outboards, new model lineups

BRP Inc. and its marine group recently announced the all-new Rotax outboard models at its dealer event in Salt Lake City, Utah. The engine announcement paired with the unveiling of new models from the manufacturer’s Manitou pontoon and AlumaCraft lineups for MY 2023. The new Rotax Outboard Engine with Stealth Technology is initially offered in […]

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MarineMax to acquire IGY Marinas

MarineMax, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Island Global Yachting LLC (IGY Marinas), which owns and operates a collection of marina assets and a yacht management platform in key global yachting destinations. MarineMax will acquire IGY Marinas for $480 million in cash, with an additional potential earnout of […]

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