Indo-Pacific Permit on the Fly

You hand over your tackle bag. It has a few less flies in it than when you started the day. Your buddy, already on the dock, dumps your bag next to his in the lopsided dock cart. And you glance around the boat again. What did you miss? Ah, your hat. It’s been a good […]

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Milkfish on the Fly

You found them. Finally. At first glance, they look like a school of mullet. An undulating mass of toothless, open-mouthed fish gulping at the surface. But unlike mullet, these fish are sparkling silver in color. And their EYES. They have HUGE EYES. Plus, they are three, four, or five times the size of mullets. Ah, […]

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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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Yellowmargin Triggerfish on a Fly

Shwooop. It’s in the net. You lift it up, and the dark, chameleon-like eyes turn to stare at yours. Your Kraken Crab fly is somehow securely embedded in a cluster of big, white teeth. Of course, your fly is mangled. And you think, “That will be fun to retrieve.” The peachy-yellow, sunset oranges, and bold […]

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Seakeeper Ride Sea Trial and Review

In an exclusive first test, Dan Harding reveals how the Seakeeper Ride will usher in a new era of stabilization—for the masses. Changing The Game. Again.  Seakeeper Ride is the first-of-its-kind Vessel Attitude Control System (VACS) that eliminates up to 70% of pitch and roll underway. “Nothing I can say will convince you. You’ve got […]

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Seakeeper Ride Helps Reduce Pitch and Roll

PHOTO COURTESY OF SEAKEEPER Seakeeper’s newest product launch offers the company’s first deviation from its line of gyrostabilizers. The new Seakeeper Ride eliminates up to 70% of underway pitch and roll motions, allowing for more safety, comfort and control for everyone aboard. “Seakeeper has always been committed to bringing disruptive technology that represents a wholesale […]

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Moustache Triggerfish on a Fly

The tide is falling. Spring tide was three days ago, and you’ve been waiting for this day. Nothing but hot-white sand, warm shallow waters, and a clear sky on the horizon. The three blend, and it’s hard to tell the difference between water, sand, and sun, even with your sunglasses. You grip your rod gently. […]

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New Fishing Gear for 2022

The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) is a blur of excitement and chaos, bringing together many of today’s top fishing tackle, electronics, and apparel manufacturers. Taking place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, lots of major players in the fresh- and saltwater fishing industries are there to showcase new products. […]

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Scout 377 LXF Boat Test

  Scout 377 LXF The 377 LXF is an all-new model, built as the ideal blend of performance, luxury and styling. Loaded with Scout innovation, this model has a lithium ion battery with battery management system (no generator necessary); portside swing-in boarding door with ladder; double sun deck lounge with cushions, armrests and underside storage […]

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Seakeeper launches next generation ride control system

Seakeeper launched its newest product, Seakeeper Ride, marking the company’s first product deviation from its line of gyrostabilizers. The introduction of Seakeeper Ride in the marine space paved the way for the creation of a new underway stabilization category, a Vessel Attitude Control System (VACS), derived from the Attitude Control Systems (ACS) used in air […]

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Scout announces new hire, promotion

Scout Boats, Inc. recently hired Bailey Barnette as the company’s new Sales Coordinator at its South Carolina-based headquarters. Barnette will manage dealer orders, production schedules, shipping logistics and also works closely with the territory sales managers on all custom orders. She comes to Scout from a more than four-year stint at Blanchard Machinery Company in […]

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Seakeeper Ride first look: Stabilisation specialist turns its attention to trim

Hugo Andreae takes a look at stabilisation specialist Seakeeper’s new active Ride trim control system… It’s fair to say that Seakeeper’s range of gyroscopic vacuum-mounted boat stabilisers revolutionised the market for zero-speed anti-roll devices, so when the same marine motion control specialist claims its new Seakeeper Ride active trim system will be ‘the next big […]

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Virginia Saltwater Fish Guide

Virginia is home to excellent freshwater fishing. But if you want to enjoy some of the top angling in this state, you need to head for the coasts. Virginia boasts some of the best saltwater fishing in the country, and there are numerous species you can target. Here are eight of the best Virginia Saltwater […]

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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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