Blackfin celebrates 50 years

Blackfin Boats is proud to announce the celebration of their 50th anniversary. For 50 legendary years Blackfin Boats has had the honor of providing the means for customers to create and experience lifelong memories and unforgettable journeys throughout the waterways around the world, and we look forward continuing this tradition. In commemoration of this momentous […]

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Blackfin Boats Introduces 400CC

Celebrating 50 legendary years, Blackfin Boats introduces its newest addition, the highly anticipated 400CC. Making its debut appearance at the 2023 Miami International Boat Show, this new center console will become the new flagship for Blackfin Boats. With a 40-foot water line and a 12-foot beam, the 400CC will provide a tremendous amount of space […]

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A Guide to Slow Pitch Jigging in The Bahamas

For Floridians, particularly in the southeast reaches of the Sunshine State, fishing in The Bahamas is a unique treat that seems too good to be true. However, the reality is that just a short venture across the Gulf Stream puts you in a whole new world with opportunities. There’s always something to catch in Bahamian […]

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Fort Lauderdale Boat Show 2022: Must-See Boats List

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show boasts over 1300 boats on display for 2022. Courtesy Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. The 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, known as FLIBS to many, opens October […]

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Giant Wahoo Smashes Tourney Record

Derrick Dover is all smiles with his 101-pound at the Destin Fishing Rodeo. Destin Fishing Rodeo: Tanner O’Keefe, Photographer A 101-pound wahoo boated by Derrick Dover on Oct. 7 at Florida’s Destin Fishing Rodeo is the biggest ever caught in the event’s 74-year history, topping the tournament record of 98.2 pounds that was set in […]

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Live Sonar is the Future of Fish-Finding Technology

New tech from Garmin lets you look as far as 350 feet from the boat, 150 feet farther than its last system. Walt Stearns / Alamy Stock Photo The ActiveTarget live sonar from Lowrance was initially designed for freshwater fishing. But on a trip to test the beta version, Matt Laster, director of the company’s […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Fishing with Mullet Offshore

Every year, the mullet run is eagerly awaited by anglers fishing Florida’s east coast. Once cooler fall temps push these bull-headed baitfish out of area backwaters in the Carolinas and other locales further north, they begin a long and dangerous trek southward for the winter. These flickering baitfish travel in huge masses along shoreline shallows, […]

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Florida Fall Dolphin Fishing: Tactics, Conditions & More

Throughout many of Florida’s offshore fisheries, summertime is generally synonymous with dolphin fishing. These revered pelagic predators are popular targets in the offshore world, and the calm, predictable weather patterns of the warmest months of the year yield excellent mahi conditions. This is particularly true down Florida’s east coast, where migratory mahi make their way […]

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Sailfish Caught on Kayak Near Beach

Chuba needed help getting the kayak, and its outsized cargo, on the beach. Corey Chuba Navarre Beach, Florida, near Pensacola on the panhandle, has become a mecca for kayak fishermen. Its artificial reefs hold plenty of fish, and when billfish migrate to the area in September, you have a shot at catching a fish half […]

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Ask The Experts: How to Set Up an Effective Artificial Trolling Spread

My boat can’t always make it offshore, but  when the weather calms down in the coming months, I’d like to do some blue water fishing. I’m not opposed to using bait, but my local tackle shop tends to sell some pretty rough-looking ballyhoo, and I’m an artificial enthusiast at heart. If I wanted to put […]

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Angler Fillets Potential Record Fish

Yellowmouth grouper, like this one, are very similar in appearance to scamp. Gary Birdsall Two brothers from Louisiana filleted and ate a fish that they later realized was close to a world record. Gary Birdsall, his brother Andre, and four other anglers were aboard Gary’s 31-foot Contender, the Delayed Gratification, after midnight on September 10. […]

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Blackfin unveils all-new 392CC

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2022 Blackfin 302DC

  Overview Serious anglers have been fishing Blackfin for 50 years. But in the past five, the hard-edged fishing brand has wrapped itself in luxury accommodations, a performance ride, and a lustrous fit-and-finish like you might find on a hand-built sports car. Why shouldn’t you? The Blackfin 302DC is certainly hand-built and exhibits all the […]

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Spicy Tuna Stack

Whenever a blackfin tuna hits the deck, I tend to celebrate more than usual. These fish are some of the most delectable our waters have to offer and maximizing their culinary potential takes very little effort in the kitchen. Just remember, when you catch one of these fish, use a brain spike, bleed the tuna […]

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July 2022 Issue

July 2022 Issue Summer Beckons on the Chain O’Lakes The Chain O’Lakes in northeastern Illinois is your ticket to solid relaxation or adventure. Spend some time boating, skiing, tubing, kayaking and swimming, kick back at any number of lakeside resorts, or find a quiet channel leading to an inlet bay for some lazy afternoon fishing. […]

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