Carolina Skiff 22 Ultra Elite

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The Advantages of Marine Lithium Batteries

Lithium batteries weigh substantially less than comparable lead-acid models. That’s a big advantage in a boat. Steve Sanford Special delivery: Sign up for the free Salt Water Sportsman email newsletter. Subscribe to Salt Water Sportsman magazine for $19 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Marine batteries aboard today’s saltwater fishing boats are more critical than ever […]

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Drum Decline Has Louisiana Anglers Seeing Red

Todd Masson, with a tagged Louisiana redfish, ready for release back into the marsh. Todd Masson Artificial Intelligence is frighteningly smart, and it may eventually take over the world, but on its best day, AI could never draw up a more perfect nursery ground for redfish (red drum) than the one Mother Nature created over […]

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Why Are Bonefish in Offshore Waters?

A bonefish pre-spawning aggregation in the Bahamas. Robbie Roemer Silver tails slicing a flat’s glassy surface at daybreak. A subtle V-wake moving along a mangrove-fringed shoreline. A trio of gray silhouettes gliding silently toward the bow over white sand. These are just a few of the scenes that come to mind when anglers think about […]

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New Rules of Fire Fighting on Boats

“It was like a fire-breathing dragon.” Fire on the water is no joke. Learn how to prevent, prepare for, and respond to, a worst-case scenario. It was a matter of 15 seconds from the time we smelled the smoke to the time the flames were just billowing,” said Arthur “Kitt” Watson in an interview with […]

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OneNet for Networking Marine Electronics

OneNet stands poised to become the new standard for networking. Courtesy Boston Whaler Most marine electronics networks today are based on the 21-year-old digital communications system known as NMEA 2000 (N2K for short). But now a new system known as OneNet stands poised to become the new standard for networking. What does this mean to […]

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IYS Research Continues on Salmon in Open Ocean

Image: International Year of the Salmon. Researchers participating in the International Year of the Salmon (IYS) are preparing to bring a team to Vancouver, Canada in October for a preliminary review of expedition findings on what happens to salmon in the North Pacific Ocean, including the Gulf of Alaska. Organizers of the IYS Synthesis Symposium, […]

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What’s the Best Depth Finder for Your Boat?

What’s the Best Small Boat Depth Finder? Knowing the depth beneath your boat could be the difference between catching a limit or getting skunked. It could also prevent the headaches of running aground or a prop strike. Depth finders are a valuable feature for anyone hitting the water, but which one is best for your […]

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Electric Invaders

On a Norwegian adventure with the crew of Viking-inspired engineers at Evoy, Simon Murray discovers not only the fanatical dedication behind the race to build the fastest electric boats in the world, but the true meaning of “skol!” Evoy’s electric motors are propelling Norwegian boats to some of the fastest speeds achieved by electricity alone. […]

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AFSC Speeds Up Data Collection To Tackle Bycatch Issues

Chinook salmon. File photo. Researchers with the Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) say they’re speeding up the process of gathering data to share with the fisheries managers and others on the decline of Chinook and chum salmon runs, particularly in western Alaska. The AFSC, which is collaborating with state and federal researchers, as well as […]

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What You Can Do to Protect Your Investments

THE HAWKS WERE CIRCLING IN WYOMING. What You Can Do to Protect Your Investments Weekly Market Outlook By Keith Schneider and Donn Goodman Jackson Hole, Wyoming is a beautiful sun-drenched city in the Summer, and cold (but great skiing) in the Winter. August offers low humidity with warm pleasant mountain weather during the day, then […]

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2022 Nor-Tech 500 Sport

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2022 Sailfish 316 DC

The 316 DC is built for a comfortable day on the water whether fishing or cruising. Courtesy Sailfish Boats Overview Those who say dual-console boats aren’t real fishing boats have never stepped aboard a boat like the Sailfish 316 DC, with a vast expanse of open cockpit space that channels the same feel as a […]

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2022 Yamaha 222 FSH Sport E

The 222 FSH Sport E is full of hybrid features that make it suitable for fishing and family boating. Garrett Cortese Overview As a lifelong angler, I grew up fishing aboard plenty of spartan vessels. But the last decade has seen those hardcore center-console designs soften. Family-friendly features now deliver enjoyment and comfort for daylong […]

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