2023 Fishing Boat Buyer’s Guide

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Bassmaster Panel Overturns Gregory’s Pickwick Disqualification

After an investigation and appeals process, Drew Gregory’s disqualification from the 2022 Yamaha Rightwaters Bassmaster Kayak Series at Pickwick Lake presented by TourneyX has been overturned. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — B.A.S.S. officials announced today that, after an extensive investigation and appeals process, Drew Gregory’s disqualification from the Yamaha Rightwaters Bassmaster Kayak Series at Pickwick Lake powered […]

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7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Boat

Boat ownership provides opportunities for great experiences and memories for yourself, your family, and your friends. It’s a pathway to wild and open spaces, an opportunity to see and visit places you cannot get to by car. Maybe its your first boat, maybe it’s the next in a lifetime series of boats, maybe it’s your […]

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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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Keith Poche Wins Bassmaster Open on the Red River

eith Poche of Pike Road, Ala., has won the 2022 St. Croix Bassmaster Central Open at Red River presented by Mossy Oak Fishing with a three-day total of 37 pounds, 12 ounces.Photo by Andy Crawford/B.A.S.S. Poche Prevails With Bassmaster Central Open Victory On Louisiana’s Red River BOSSIER CITY, La. — You might say Keith Poche […]

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Pro angler appointed to Florida Boating Advisory Council

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has announced the appointment of Yamaha/Skeeter Pro Angler and National Boating Safety Ambassador Hunter Bland to the Boating Advisory Council. During his three-year term, Bland will help the council make recommendations to the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Department of Economic Opportunity regarding issues affecting the boating community, including […]

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Three-time Japanese Angler of the Year Aoki Set to Retire

Japanese Angler Aoki Retires From Bassmaster Elite Series BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Three-time Japanese Angler of the Year and Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic qualifier Daisuke Aoki has announced his retirement from the Bassmaster Elite Series. The 39-year-old angler hailing from Yamanashi, Japan, has fished professionally for 20 years, including one season on the Bassmaster […]

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Jay Yelas Fishes His Last Tournament

Bassmaster Elite Series angler Jay Yelas is retiring from tournament competition to concentrate on his work with the C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation. “I decided to retire from tournament fishing to focus on running the C.A.S.T.  for Kids Foundation,” the 57-year-old said. “So I’ve fished my last tournament.” Yelas, who won the 2002 Bassmaster Classic and was […]

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Flats Boat vs. Bay Boat vs. Hybrid

From flats to blue water, these boats have you covered. Courtesy Grady-White 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. Coastal anglers typically have a lot of variety when it comes to fishing grounds. Some love the flats and backwaters, skinny waters […]

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Skeeter awarded ISO 9001 certification

Skeeter Products, Inc. earned International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001 certification for the design and manufacturing of outboard motor fiberglass performance fishing boats on July 15, 2022. This internationally recognized standard ensures Skeeter Products, Inc. meets the needs of customers through an effective quality management system. “Quality is at the heart of everything we do […]

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