10 Stops Along the Fall Run

Fall run in full swing: A school of stripers feasts on small baitfish off the south side of Montauk. Photo by Mike Demarco It’s easy to romanticize the fall striper run. Changing leaves, crisp weather, empty seashore towns, and the striper season saving its best fishing for last. No matter where you fish in the […]

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The Golden Globe Race 2022

The 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race made history delivering the first ever solo non- stop unassisted voyage around the world. Nine started, one finished, one died, one boat was lost. The legend of this amazing adventure was born. It was not a race like the America’s Cup. It was a challenge and display of […]

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Dustin Connell – Featured on Bass Edge Radio

WILDWOOD, Mo. – Bass Edge Radio interviews 2022 2-Time MLF/Bass Pro Tour Champion Dustin Connell as the featured angler in their latest podcast presented by Megaware KeelGuard.  Show hosts Aaron Martin and Kurt Dove discuss with Dustin the best strategies to Win Bass Pro Tour events, smallmouth fishing on Cayuga lake and how it may translate to catching […]

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Boston Whaler 280 Dauntless

The 280 Dauntless is a multifunctional center-console bay boat. Courtesy Boston Whaler 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. Boston Whaler describes models in its Dauntless series as multifunctional center-console bay boats, and the 280 represents the […]

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IBEX announces 2022 Innovation Awards judges

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today the distinguished list of judges for the 2022 IBEX Innovation Awards Program. The program is managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI). Awards will be presented during the annual Industry Breakfast, Keynote, and Innovation Awards presentation, held from […]

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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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ACR Electronics Locator Beacons Approved for Sale in U.S.

The ResQLink View RLS and ResQLink 410 RLS Personal Locator Beacons have been approved for sale in the U.S. by the US SARSAT Program. Cospas-Sarsat approved, the beacons utilize life-saving, next generation technology to offer more user-friendly features and functionality that assist in saving lives. “ACR Electronics is proud to bring the Return Link Service […]

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OK Garmin Voice Control

A free software upgrade for Garmin’s GPSMap chart plotters enables voice control. Courtesy Garmin 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. With voice control becoming nearly ubiquitous in electronics for homes, cars, mobile communications and more, you might have seen this […]

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ACR Return Link Service

RLS provides a clear confirmation message. Courtesy ACR Electronics 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. Knowing that your message has been sent and received offers reassurance, whether you’re texting a friend or sending out a mayday in a boating emergency. […]

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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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Pontoon Boat Maintenance Tips

Copious flushing and a soft-bristled brush keep side panels and other areas free of grime and grit. Capt. Vincent Daniello 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. Pontoon boats invite on-water relaxation. But sometimes a ’toon’s laid-back persona makes it easy […]

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Naming Your New Boat

Maritime custom dictates that for good luck, you bestow a name upon a new boat, ideally before it first touches the water. Tim Bower The bite was slow. It was cold and rained every day. And his trailer got a flat tire on the way home. These were the lowlights of a trip to Lake […]

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Kurt Mitchell – Featured on Bass Edge Radio

WILDWOOD, Mo. – Bass Edge Radio, presented by Megaware KeelGuard opens the mind of MLF/Pro Circuit Angler Kurt Mitchell as the featured Angler Spotlight in this top-rated podcast.  Bass Edge hosts Aaron Martin and Kurt Dove talk over with Kurt the late summer early fall patterns and his terrific run in Aug. culminating with a […]

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Boat Winterization Tips

Keeping your boat covered ensures that snow or other elements can’t damage the vessel. SWS File 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. Next spring’s fishing plans can quickly turn to frustration if you leave your boat […]

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