Is a Dual Console Really a Fishing Boat?

Dual console boats, like the Freedom 255 from Grady-White, are well-suited to both catching fish and family fun. Courtesy Grady-White I’ve talked to many hard core anglers who think anything other than a center console fishing boat is a glorified day boat. Creature comforts? Ha! Those are for the weak. Real fishermen can brave the […]

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Scout 377 LXF S-Class

Carolina sweetheart. by Kevin Koenig South Carolina builder Scout Boats has a reputation for building luxe center consoles with exemplary levels of fit and finish that ride atop well-performing hulls. Photos Courtesy of Scout This new 377 LXF S-Class is a good example of what the builder can do, in a footprint that is big […]

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Boating Spotlight: Sailfish 312 CC

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2023 Parker 26CC

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2023 Fishing Boat Buyer’s Guide

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High Speed Trolling for Wintertime Wahoo in The Bahamas

As the coming months bring with them cooler temperatures and changing conditions, the sport fishing landscape around the entire state will shift. Different migratory species will come and go, weather patterns will become less predictable with passing frontal boundaries and game fish behavior will follow suit. Southeast of the Sunshine State in The Bahamas, changing […]

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Scout 377 LXF

Distinctive Flair The new Scout 377 LXF adds more luxury and technology to the S-Class family. The first thing I noticed about the Scout 377 LXF is the profile. There’s no mistaking that Carolina flair that sweeps down from bow to stern. The boat whispers with confidence, “Don’t worry, I can handle rough seas.”  “It keeps […]

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Inside SOTW Mag: A Place In The Sun

<!– Magazine: Inside SOTW Mag: A Place In The Sun –> Asked why he traveled from Osage Beach, Mo., for the Sunsation Powerboats 40th Anniversary Sun Run on Lake St. Clair in Michigan, Performance Boat Center’s Brett Manire offered an answer that would become a recurring theme during the celebration of the Algonac, Mich., company’s […]

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How Do I Spot a Cheap Boat?

When you find a boat you like, put your emotional attachment aside and conduct a diligent inspection to make sure it’s built properly. Jim Hendricks In shopping for a boat, whether new or used, it’s easy to miss warning signs of shoddy construction and outfitting, especially when your head is filled with visions of calm […]

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Mercury Marine Unveils V10 Outboards

Mercury Marine introduces the industry’s first V10 outboards — the all-new 350 and 400hp Verado engines FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Nov. 15, 2022) — Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today introduced the industry’s first ever V10 outboard with the official launch of its all-new 5.7L 350 and 400hp Verado® outboard engines. […]

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Mercury Marine Introduces First V10 Outboard

Mercury Marine has introduced the world’s first V10 outboard as part of its Verado line, seen here on a Boston Whaler. Mercury Marine Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, today introduced the industry’s first ever V10 outboard with the official launch of its all-new 5.7L 350 and 400hp Verado® outboard engines. Consistent with the […]

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Statewide Tips for Finding and Fooling Golden Tilefish

In Florida and The Bahamas, widespread anglers are fortunate to have a massive variety of offshore game fish roaming the region’s diverse deep-water venues. From the very surface where pelagic predators feed with fervor to the dark depths where demersal species reign supreme, there’s no telling what any given blue water adventure might produce. Although […]

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Inside SOTW Mag: Cannonball Rolling

<!– Magazine: Inside SOTW Mag: Cannonball Rolling –> Returning houseboat-style to Kuttawa Harbor Marina from Prizer Point Marina on the shores of Kentucky’s Lake Barkley—the Friday lunch destination for the two-day Kuttawa Cannonball Run—I asked my host Stephen Miles how many boats were registered for the sixth annual gathering on Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake. […]

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‘Crazy’ Fort Lauderdale Show Heads Into Final Day

<!– Event Coverage: ‘Crazy’ Fort Lauderdale Show Heads Into Final Day –> With four days of the 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in the books, the Southwest Florida event closes today at 6 p.m. Show breakdown and move out begins tomorrow in earnest. But go-fast powerboat exhibitors including Adrenaline Powerboats, Cigarette Racing Team, Donzi […]

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Marine Products releases third quarter financial results

Marine Products Corporation has announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2022. Marine Products is a leading manufacturer of fiberglass boats under the brand names of Chaparral and Robalo. Chaparral’s sterndrive models include SSi and SSX, along with the Chaparral Surf Series. Chaparral’s outboard offerings include OSX Luxury Sportboats, and SSi and SSX […]

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Formula 387 CCF/CCS – 2022 FLIBS Preview

Formula 387 CCF/CCS Formula presents the best of both worlds for fishing and sport boat enthusiasts with the new Formula 387 Center Console Fish (38′ 7″ LOA; 12′ beam) and 387 Center Console Sport (38′ 7″ LOA; 12′ beam). Making their debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, both have the option to power […]

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