Sea Pro 199 CC

New attitude. By Ken Kreisler The distinctive and highly recognizable Sea Pro logo on the aft corners of the 199 CC means you can be sure of performance, innovation and value. Photos Courtesy of Sea Pro You also get peace of mind, courtesy of a well-built boat covered by one of the marine industry’s leading […]

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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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Bucktails In Boulder Fields for Big Striped Bass

Rocky, wind-blown beaches provide striped bass with a smorgasbord of bait, the ideal bucktail fishing conditions during the fall migration. Photo by Tom Lynch – ANGRYFISH.TV A little over five years ago, I walked into tackle shops and bought bucktail jigs, expecting to tie one on and magically catch fluke and striped bass. I ventured […]

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Chronicling the Original ChatterBait

Original ChatterBait “If at first the new idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it,” claimed some chap named Einstein. Or, to paraphrase the dude who founded Amazon: Endeavoring to create something truly new implies a willingness to be misunderstood. Maybe automobile inventor Henry Ford said it best: “If I had asked the […]

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Comment Sought on Salmon Disaster Spend Plan

Image via State of Alaska. The State of Alaska, in consultation with stakeholders and NOAA Fisheries, is seeking public comment through Oct. 6 on the initial $131.8 million spend plan for the 2020-2021 statewide Salmon Disaster Initial Draft Spend Plan. The money is intended to assist fishery participants harmed by the disaster, to improve fishery […]

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NOAA Hosts First Responder Training on Entangled Whale Response

Image via NOAA Fisheries. NOAA Fisheries, the leader in the Alaska Large Whale Entanglement Response Program, recently held workshops in four Alaska communities on how to best respond to entangled whales. The training sessions in Metlakatla, Auke Bay and Gustavus in Southeast Alaska and Cordova, on Prince William Sound, taught safety skills needed to approach […]

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Forecasting Pain Ahead

FORECASTING PAIN AHEAD Looking at the 3 Main Drivers of Lower Stock Prices and 5 Ways to Help You Navigate the Current Markets Weekly Market Outlook By Keith Schneider and Donn Goodman Hey, hey, hey, hey Beat is gettin’ stronger Music is getting’ longer, too Music is a-flashin’ me I want to, I want to, […]

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Review of SilentJet, Hinckley’s Hybrid Electric Boat Propulsion System

Nearly three decades after the original Hinckley Picnic Boat changed the game, Dasher is back but with all new tricks up her sleeve — it can run in full silence with its trademarked SilentJet technology. Dash of the Unexpected Nearly three decades after the original Hinckley Picnic Boat changed the game, Dasher is back but […]

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Logbook: Summer Reflection

Dan Harding reflects on leaky impellers, the too-short days of summer and the moments with family when it finally all comes together. I had impossibly high expectations for this past boating season. This summer would likely be the last one before Karen returned to the work force full-time and our young son, Connor, enrolled in […]

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Is a Specific Scope Required for Rimfire Firearms?

Specific Scope Required for Rimfire Firearms A rimfire rifle is a type of firearm that uses a cartridge with a primer located in the rim of the shell. This type of ammunition is named for its distinctive firing noise, which sounds like multiple “rim taps” when fired. Rimfire firearms are typically smaller and less potent […]

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How to Bling Out Your Boat

Whether your craft is showroom-fresh—or maybe just needs a little freshening up—there’s always a reason to add a little bling to your boat. Courtnie Tosana / Unsplash Not all that many years ago, boating “bling” wasn’t really a thing. Oh, sure, early craft had it, even if the term was years away from being defined. […]

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Berkley Releases the Money Badger Crankbait

Berkley Money Badger Expanding on its stellar line of hard baits, Berkley announces the addition of the highly versatile, multispecies Money Badger crankbait. Designed to excel in casting and trolling, the Money Badger also boasts a clicking sound profile that helps to deliver sound and action. This compact bait delivers a rod shaking, tail-thumping and […]

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Pro Tips for Rigging Diamond Jigs and Teasers

You have to love a rig that works as well in the surf for stripers as it does dropping deep for cod and black sea bass. Jon Whittle 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. Diamond jigs […]

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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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Silent 60

Not a Sound Silent-Yachts is making big strides in solar-electric power both on the water and on shore.  I was standing on the Silent 60 flybridge chatting with another guest prior to leaving the dock for a test ride when we both suddenly realized we were drifting in the middle of the canal. Somewhat alarmed, it […]

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Rinker Deckboat Is A Real Regatta Kicker

Who in his right mind would outfit a well-traveled Rinker Flotilla deckboat with a big-dollar, 25,000-watt sound system likely worth more than the 26-footer itself? The answer is Jeff Cuvelier, the owner of Elite Audio in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., and he loaded the humble, 2004 model-year boat with Kicker Marine Audio components to showcase […]

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Three Iconic Boating Cities

For entertainment, check out the Chicago Riverwalk. It has three downtown docks, including this one at City Winery, a restaurant and live-music venue. Cate Brown 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. Chicago This city of 2.7 million doesn’t become an […]

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89-Pound Cobia Shatters State Record

Anglers (from L to R) Drew Henninger, Jesse Coulbourn, Scott Brooks, Pat Miles, and Andrew Farach pose with the record cobia and the tuna caught earlier in the day. Scott Brooks A Delaware angler who had never caught a cobia before this summer made his first one count in a big way, hooking an 89-pounder […]

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Sunseeker Predator 65 review: Purist’s choice handles like a motorbike

Sunseeker’s newest hardtop coupé – the 32nd model to bear the Predator name – faces stiff competition, not least from its year-old near-identical sportsfly twin sister. Both are fabulous. But which one to choose? Agile hull and IPS drives allow just the right amount of lean to feel exciting but not alarming. Photos: Sunseeker and […]

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