New Yamaha V MAX SHO 90 is Strongest of all Outboards in its Class

Yamaha is welcoming another show stopper to the legendary V MAX SHO®  family. The newest model for 2018 is the V MAX SHO 90, the strongest of all the 90-horsepower outboards available on the market.

Sunshine, Miami, and Skeeter Boats

Sunshine, warm weather, and boating go together, but where can you enjoy those pleasures in chilly February? The answer is the 2018 Progressive Miami International Boat Show®, conveniently scheduled during President’s Day weekend, February 15-18. The venue is perfect at the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, and the location at Biscayne Bay and Virginia Key makes the show ideal for boat test rides and shopping for a new boat.

The Kingfish Cup and Pro Tournament Prep Secrets

The Outer Banks of North Carolina are a national treasure. The region starts as a peninsula a dozen miles north of the Virginia state line and extends unbroken for 70 miles until you reach Oregon Inlet. From there, it becomes a series of barrier islands extending another 100 miles to Cape Lookout. OBX separates Currituck, Albamarle and Pamlico Sounds from the

Yamaha Pro Bill Lowen Uses Three Lures in Shallow, Well-Defined Places

Veteran tournament angler Bill Lowen enjoys these cold, frigid days on the water because he knows bass will be in well-defined areas they use year after year, they’ll hit one of his three favorite lures, and by day’s end he and his companions may have caught and released as many as 100 fish.

Got a little Cabin Fever? Now is the Time to get ready for Trout!

Got a little Cabin Fever? Now is the Time to get ready for Trout! A little winter “cabin fever” can be turned into a great time that will pay big dividends when the trout are biting!

Best Trolling Speeds for Offshore Angling

A tantalizing bait rig or lure that you spent lots of time, money and effort to ready for the true test is only as good as how it’s trolled. What retrieve speed and rod action are to lures in shallow water, trolling has the same importance out in the deep. Trolling speed can make or break your offshore fishing trip. Recognizing how the boat and motor theoretically attract pelagics

Jack Plates Should Your Skiff Have One?

If you run any kind of skiff or bass boat in shallow water, consider this column a must-read. Electro-hydraulic jack plates are add-on brackets that provide two more adjustability dimensions to your outboard engine trim: straight up and down. The jack plate accomplishes several significant functions:

How To Build A Carolina Skiff

The title might be misleading, but it’s true. You can build a brand new Carolina Skiff using an online tool. Then, let factory craftsman behind a boat-building legacy of 30 years and counting get the job finished.

Rigging Your Skiff for Saltwater Fly Fishing

Like anything else these days, you can make your fly fishing saltwater game as technical as you wish. Rods, reels, and lines are all high tech. You can also add boats to the high-tech equation.

For Cold Weather Bass,  Try This Two-Lure Approach

By most standards, Florida-based pro Bobby Lane would be among the last to say he enjoys fishing cold winter water, but just the opposite is true. The veteran Yamaha Pro has developed a two-lure approach that has nearly taken him to victory in the last two Bassmaster Classics,® both conducted in extremely cold weather.

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