Yamaha’s Helm Master Takes Guesswork, Stress Out of Docking

Seasoned boaters know all too well the nuances of maneuvering a big boat in tight spaces. Running longer distances, handling big waves, and more room and storage for gear and passengers are advantages of a big boat. What’s not so great about boats powered by multiple outboards is when it comes time to return to the dock. Maneuvering the big boat into tight spaces, and into waves and current, takes years of experience. Unless you are a seasoned boat captain that is not an option, at least for the average boater.

Fishing for Black Sea Bass

Abundant, easy to catch and an epicurean delight. That’s the black sea bass, a bottom species that is found throughout a wide range of depths and places along coastal areas. From New England to Florida anglers enjoy fishing for sea bass from bays and tidal rivers, to great distances offshore. That spans a wide range of depths up to 200 feet and more.

Go Tripletail for Tasty Fare, Sporting Challenge

Catching the tastiest inshore fish of them all, while fishing for a species that is a master of disguise. You get that challenge and reap the benefits at the table when fishing for tripletail. The tripletail gets its name from the dimensions and placement of the dorsal and anal fins, which resemble additional tails. The tripletail has a triangular head with the eyes on top and close together, and by design, they attack their prey from below.

Going Flat for Great Fishing

Flats fishing, Just the thought brings to mind the sight of big fish cruising over ultra-shallow water. Your mind also might wander to explosive surface feeding activity as the fish gang bait up on top of the flats. Every inshore angler should know the basics of flats fishing. Flats might not be the most abundant and predominant habitat in your area. What does appeal about flats is that predator species gravitate to them to feed.

Brandon Palanuik, Chris Zaldain Choose Skeeter, Here’s Why

Brandon Palanuik and Chris Zaldain come from different parts of the country and favor totally different angling styles, yet they share one strong, common interest. No matter where you live and how you fish the office for a successful bass pro is his boat. And Paluniuk and Zaildain choose Skeeter as their choice.

Go Skiing With Tidewater

Thumbs up. Thumbs down. Those hand gestures mean more than acknowledging that you like something. In skiing terms, the thumbs up gesture means the skier wants boat speed to increase. Back off the throttle when thumbs go down. Those are just two of the seven skier hand signals that are fundamentals of learning the original powerboat watersport.

Cajun Baby chooses Skeeter for a reason

Cliff Crochet, known on the pro bass tour as the Cajun Baby, has a lot to be proud of besides his south Louisiana roots. In Cajun country, boats are part of life, either for a livelihood or connection to the outdoors for recreation with friends and family.

When it comes to Marine Electronics for Kayak Anglers Lowrance has you Covered

Fishing consumer trends are clearly indicating that – as with TVs – the growing trend with fishfinder displays is that “bigger is better.” Following a record-setting year in 2016 with the Elite-7 TiTi is showing signs of being the new frontrunner – another indicator that fishing consumers are continuing to make room for bigger, brighter and easier-to-view displays. Another trend in the consumer market is the growing popularity of kayak fishing. Kayaks offer anglers an affordable and

Seatrout Secrets

Spotted seatrout or specks as they’re often called, are a favorite quarry for skiff anglers from the Chesapeake Bay to Laguna Madre. They can be fooled by a variety of baits and lures, they’re abundant and delicious prepared several ways. Smaller trout are not difficult to find. Trophy “gator” trout are very wary, however, and a challenging adversary. To catch big fish, try these techniques:

Charleston Water Taxi Depends on Yamaha to Stay on Time

The Ms. Evelyn and Dorothy Marie are 40-foot Corinthian Catamarans that run a continuous loop around Charleston Harbor. From 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. daily, the Charleston Water Taxi boats ferry passengers to and from historical sites and the entertainment and dining district that are unique to the South Carolina coastal town.