Oklahoma’s Smith Victorious at Phoenix BFL Super Tournament on Lake Dardanelle

Kirk Smith of Edmond, Oklahoma, won on Lake Dardanelle weighing 27 pounds, 8 ounces RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (Oct. 3, 2022) – Boater Kirk Smith of Edmond, Oklahoma, caught 10 bass weighing 27 pounds, 8 ounces, to win the two-day MLF Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine on Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Arkansas. The tournament, hosted by Russellville Advertising […]

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Monetti Wins Bassmaster College Classic Bracket

UNC Charlotte’s Louis Monetti, of Brielle, N.J., has won the 2022 Bassmaster College Classic Bracket on Lake Greenwood presented by Lew’s and will compete in the 2023 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic.Photos by Dalton Tumblin/B.A.S.S. GREENWOOD, S.C. — As he ran back to Greenwood State Park on Championship Monday of the Bassmaster College Classic […]

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TowBoatUS Response Vessels Go Pink

TowBoatUS Long Beach, CA Courtesy TowBoatUS When recreational boats break down on the water and need help getting home, the red boats of the TowBoatUS towing fleet responded more than 90,000 times last year. For the month of October, however, five red towboats across the United States are going pink to bring the issue of Breast Cancer […]

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Welcome To The Fall

Welcome To The Fall Holding Out Hope for the Future Ten days ago, the seasons changed. We went from Summer to Fall. Growing up in the Midwest (Ohio), I have always loved the Fall. Not necessarily the cold weather that follows it, but the season which begins in late September is by far the most […]

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Crossing the Potomac River

Passage on the Potomac Crossing the Potomac River from the Chesapeake Bay into Washington, D.C., is a rewarding voyage.  It almost seems like the start of a bad joke: What do presidents and prehistoric sharks have in common? The answer is the Potomac River. With striking scenery, presidential landmarks, and yes, the opportunity to find prehistoric shark […]

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Dogtooth Tuna on a Fly

Whew. Your shoulders and back are aching! You’ve got out your heaviest rod, largest fly, and are working the surface—striking over and over. You’re trying hard to tempt that dogtooth tuna from the deeper depths up to the surface. And—hopefully—into your boat. But you know, even if you get him hooked, it will be a […]

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October 2022 Issue

October 2022 Issue Paradise Found Whitefish Point, on Lake Superior’s Shipwreck Coast, is long on tales of mariners lost, natural wonders and spectacular skies, and short on hustle and bustle. Also In This Issue… Boat Test: Pursuit OS 445 — Pursuit’s picture window. Boat Test: Tiara Yachts 43 LE — Crown jewel. Boat Spotlights: Fratelli […]

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Silent 60 Solar-Electric Motoryacht Review

Running on sun and even wind, the transoceanic capable Silent 60 is a technological and ecological tour de force—and one of the most forward thinking yachts ever built. A Silent Future? Running on sun and even wind, the transoceanic capable Silent 60 is a technological and ecological tour de force—and one of the most forward […]

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Waterfront: American Dream

From entry-level to CFO, a Viking lifer’s career and the adventure machine he never imagined he’d call his own. John Kasinski enjoys a new phase of yacht ownership and reflects upon a 33-year career. John Kasinski was 21 years old when he started to work for Viking Yachts in 1989 as the Accounts Payable Clerk. […]

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Premier Marine opens new manufacturing headquarters

Premier Marine has announced the grand opening of its new corporate offices and manufacturing headquarters in Big Lake, Minn. The new 150,000-sqare-foot facility has the capacity to produce up to 5,000 boats annually with engineering and fabrication capabilities. “Everyone is really excited,” said Premier Marine CEO Matt Homan. “First and foremost, this new facility really […]

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2022 Bayliner Trophy T24CC

The T24CC offers a comfortable ride and numerous fishing features. Courtesy Bayliner Boats 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. Overview The Bayliner T24CC we tested was well-equipped for less than $80,000. Its 23-degree-deadrise hull cut through Charlotte Harbor’s wind-driven 2-foot […]

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How to future proof your sailing

The world’s weather is changing. Cruising guru Jimmy Cornell explains how to future-proof your sailing and voyage planning ‘Sailing routes depend primarily on weather, which changes little over the years. However, possibly as a result of the profound changes that have occurred in the ecological balance of the world environment, there have been several freak […]

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2022 Movers & Shakers

By Adam Quandt The 12th Annual Boating Industry Movers & Shakers awards recognize outstanding leaders and trailblazers across the recreational boating industry who continually pursue and embrace the challenge of change. This year’s Mover & Shaker of the Year and finalists continue to drive innovation and navigate challenges and changes across our ever-changing industry through […]

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Profiles in Leadership: Alisdair Martin

By Wanda Kenton Smith When the industry was forced to pivot in the early days of Covid-19, a very bright and industrious young professional worked tirelessly behind the scenes to lead and create innovative ways to promote and engage the boating public.  At the time, Alisdair “Ali” Martin was president and CEO of TRMG, a […]

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Gearing up for the 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT

By Jamie Stafford This November, Orlando will play host to ELEVATE SUMMIT, the premier networking event for the recreational marine industry, hosted by Boating Industry magazine and parent company EPG Brand Acceleration. The conference is hosted over three days, featuring keynote speakers, Q&A panels, and the prestigious Top 100 award celebration.  In anticipation of ELEVATE […]

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