Fishing & Boating News
(May. 06, 2011 - Chicago, IL) With new Federal Communication Commission (FCC) mandates taking effect, class-D VHF radios now ensure a reduction in false alarms and automatic channel switching, as well as improved detection of distress alerts.
(May. 06, 2011 - Jackson, WI.) To many an angler, nightcrawlers are freshwater fishing's preeminent livebait offering. In fact, one of our sport's most heralded books, "Lunkers Love Nightcrawlers" by Buck Perry offers compelling evidence that nightcrawlers are responsible for duping more trophy class fish than any other bait, live or artificial.
(May. 01, 2011 - Hayward, CA.) Boat roll while at anchor or drift fishing is at the least, uncomfortable and at the most, nausea-inducing. Rocker Stoppers from Davis Instruments help dampen this annoying sensation with a simple, inexpensive device that is easily configured and installed.
(Apr. 21, 2011 - Brazil, IN) Solar Bat has been awarded a U.S. Patent for its polarized gradient tints used in two tint variations available in its sunglasses lineup.
(Apr. 13, 2011 - Waycross, GA.) Three years ago, Carolina Skiff plotted out a new course in boat building: to produce a premium line of pleasure boats bearing the Carolina Skiff name. In February of 2011, the Ultra Elite SS and Ultra Elite Series have landed right on the mark, putting boat buyers in a completely new class of boat from Carolina Skiff.
Get out the checkbook to buy premium minnows, add ten bucks to insure their health & welfare
(Apr. 07, 2011 - Jackson, WI) Every day, one of the great mysteries in fishing repeats itself dozens of times at any given bait shop. Fishermen happily parting with $30, $50, even $100 for live minnows blindly dump them into a bucket of water?minus a life support system?yet expect to still have healthy fish food an hour or even days later.
A Worm Designed to be on the Move, All the Time
(Apr. 07, 2011 - Columbia, SC) The Berkley PowerBait Heavy Weight Thump Worm is designed to cover water, whether it is just below the surface or at deeper columns. The oversized tail creates the thumping sound that grabs the attention of surrounding bass.
Revamped and Revived Flicker Shad
(Mar. 30, 2011 - Spirit Lake, Iowa) With all the fish-specific baits hitting the markets, Berkley is bringing back the Flicker Shad, a bait that especially targets walleye and bass. Designed with internal weight transfer for bullet-like precision casts and a unique swimming action to mimic a fleeing baitfish, the Flicker Shad will be the go-to bait for cranking presentations.
The Name Says It All
(Mar. 30, 2011 - Columbia, SC) Stren is known for strong and reliable monofilament lines that have provided anglers with dependable quality since Stren Original exploded onto the market decades ago.
(Mar. 30, 2011 - Chicago, IL) Pontoon boats, skiffs, bay, flats and jon boats need a propeller that gives them swift and dependable get up and go.?
LIVE-FORAGE WEEDLESS SPOON slithers through cover but can't hide for long
(Mar. 30, 2011 - Bemidji, MN.) In nature, the critical goal of prey is to blend in, to hide from predators who seek to eat them. The intent of fishing lures on the other hand is exactly the opposite?to look and boldly swim like live prey, while fully exposing themselves to hungry gamefish.
New tricked-out Lund Fury is 100% Lund at one seriously sweet price
(Mar. 29, 2011 - New York Mills, MN.) Sink, float or fly?even while other boat builders have opted for the bailing bucket, the true leaders continue to push the envelope in technology and performance while offering indisputable value. It's the hallmark of an authentic industry trendsetter?aggressively forging ahead while others hunker down and hope for the best.
(Mar. 22, 2011 - ) FUMI, the company that manufactures Fashionable, Unique, Multipurpose, and Innovative products has just launched 2 new products to the Sporting Goods industry: the FUMI Sport Buf which fills the need for an always handy microfiber sunglass/lens cleaner and the FUMI ChumRag which is an always accessible microfiber hand towel for fishing and BBQ enthusiast.
(Mar. 18, 2011 - Daytona Beach, FL) A jumble of soap, washcloths, loofahs and sponges can make for a mess in compact boat and RV showers. But just because there's no room for a cabinet full of products, there's no need to sacrifice the pleasure of bathing. The patented all-in-one Soap Cinch lathers, scrubs and exfoliates for glowing, silky-smooth skin while traveling or at home.
HAVOC Wide Load Creates Disturbance
(Mar. 18, 2011 - Columbia, SC) The new pro designed HAVOC Wide Load is one of the more unique bass baits to be introduced by Berkley this season. The name fits the shape of its oversized tail that is sure to create buzz among anglers and in the water.
Popular Crazy Legs now on a Lizard
(Mar. 18, 2011 - Columbia, SC) The crazy legs phenom that revolutionized by the Berkley PowerBait Chigger Craw is now available on the new PowerBait 6-inch Crazy Legs Lizard.
HAVOC Slop Craw Throws all the Punches
(Mar. 18, 2011 - Columbia, SC) When Skeet Reese designed the HAVOC Slop Craw for Berkley he knew it was going to be his number one punch bait. Used for punching through heavy mats, the Slop Craw is the ultimate bait.
(Mar. 18, 2011 - Jupiter, FL) The great outdoors gets even better when hikers, fishermen, hunters, stargazers and all other outdoor enthusiasts can bring comfort from home with them.
New HAVOC Grass Pig Has Ample Action
(Mar. 18, 2011 - Columbia, SC) The new HAVOC Grass Pig from Berkley is one of the most exciting bass baits this year. The HAVOC Grass Pig proves that the versatility of a bait goes beyond a name.
Chigger Family Adds Buzzing Toad
(Mar. 18, 2011 - Columbia, SC) The PowerBait Chigger Craw from Berkley stole the show at the 2007 Bassmaster Classic with Boyd Duckett claiming the championship, and Berkley has added a new member to the PowerBait Chigger family that will cause a stir on the water - the 4-inch Chigger Toad.
Segmented Sides Provide Unique Swim Action
(Mar. 18, 2011 - Columbia, S.C.) The new PowerBait Ripple Shad takes jig trailers to a new level. The solid body bait, available in 3-inch and 4-inch versions, has an oversized action tail and when combined with the segmented body, creates more bait vibration in the water with a powerful swimming action.
(Mar. 18, 2011 - Mt. Pleasant, SC) Making it easier to listen to the radio or portable media devices when on a boat, PWC, ATV or any other recreational vehicle, Prospec Electronics introduces the new Milennia MIL-PRVBB5 Black Box with a MIL-PRVMC25 five-line wired controller.
Premier Protection For Your Assets
(Mar. 04, 2011 - Tulsa, OK) The WASP Marine Security System is based on NEW NASA/Homeland Security Technology which allows an all-wireless installation, thereby allowing the "do-it-yourself" boating enthusiast to start with a system tailored to his particular requirements, then ADD TO IT, as needs and budgets permit!!
Like Nothing Ever Seen Before
(Feb. 24, 2011 - Columbia, SC) The new Berkley HAVOC 4-inch Pit Boss is an innovative new twist on the creature bait. Specifically designed by B.A.S.S. Elite Series Pro Skeet Reese and the Berkley bait design team this creature bait is as tough as its name indicates and can be fished in the harshest and most demanding fish habitat.
New Shape will Have Anglers "Going Ike"
(Feb. 24, 2011 - Columbia, SC) Anglers have cried for new and innovative shapes. Fish get tired of seeing the same old baits, and when it is your turn to fish used water it is difficult to force-feed them the same old stuff. B.A.S.S. Elite Series Pro Michael Iaconelli and the Berkleybait development team have joined forces to create an innovative new bait - the HAVOC Devil Spear.
Versatile Craw with more Action
(Feb. 24, 2011 - Columbia, SC) The key to any bait is the action that it produces. The new Berkley HAVOC 4-inch Craw Fatty, designed by B.A.S.S. Elite Series Pro Bobby Lane, gives anglers a craw bait that can fish any other bait under the table.
Twice the Action means Twice the Fish
(Feb. 24, 2011 - Columbia, SC) There have been multiple tail grub-type baits, but most are lifeless drones. Berkley HAVOC is proud to step up with B.A.S.S. Elite Series Pro Gary Klein to create a game changer that produces more action than other twin-tail baits. The HAVOC 3-inch The Deuce is extremely functional with its twin-tail or flapping-leg design.
(Feb. 24, 2011 - Peachtree City, GA) Ideal for interior and exterior direct or indirect illumination, the versatile Waiheke LED Strip Lamps from Hella marine now offer three attractive housing designs.
(Feb. 25, 2011 - Brazil, IN) Dr. Gary Nesty, optometrist and owner of Solar Bat Sunglasses, announces a new line of officially licensed Chevrolet sunglasses.
Pro-Designed Bass Baits that Unleash The Action
(Feb. 24, 2011 - Columbia, SC) There have been thousands of new introductions of soft plastics over the years, but none bigger or more anticipated than Berkley HAVOC soft plastics.
(Feb. 24, 2011 - Fort Wayne, IN) The remote control SNAPPER Boat Latch requires boats to have stainless steel u-bolt bow eyes installed. The STEEL bow eyes should have sufficient eye lengTHto allow the attachment of a winch strap or cable hook while the eye is held in place by the SNAPPER Boat Latch.
(Feb. 23, 2011 - Clearwater, FL) Beautiful and convenient, Accon Marine's sleek Quick Release Drink Holders easily snap into the company's quick release bases.? Effortlessly keeping beverages from spilling, these cup holders add a touch of functional style to any boat.
Feature-rich Lund Rebel XL offers style, 'fishability' and the best value in boats for 2011
(Feb. 21, 2011 - New York Mills, MN.) Remember the first time you stepped into a Lund Boat? It might have been a childhood memory up at the lake, perhaps vacationing at a family resort. The dock was lined with a fleet of those classic red vessels.
(Feb. 15, 2011 - California, MD) Boat roll, and the fatigue, nausea and annoyance it can cause those onboard, does not have to be the price paid for yacht ownership. Seakeeper, a leader in internal gyro technology, has raised the bar again with its new M8000 Gyro Stabilization System. It is the most powerful unit on the market on a per-pound, per-cubic foot and per-kW basis.
New baitfish replica LIVE-FORAGE WEEDLESS SPOON slithers through cover but can't hide for long
(Feb. 15, 2011 - Bemidji, MN) In nature, the critical goal of prey is to blend in, to hide from predators who seek to eat them. The intent of fishing lures on the other hand is exactly the opposite?to look and boldly swim like live prey, while fully exposing themselves to hungry gamefish. Remarkably, the new LIVE-FORAGE WEEDLESS SPOON does both - slipping, sliding and attempting to escape through the densest grass, brush and timber with a dangerously brave wobble and flash.
(Feb. 15, 2011 - Mt. Pleasant, SC) Boat owners don't have much space on their dash to fit in extra accessories. But, Prospec Electronics' Milennia MIL-PRV15 Stereo easily slides into current gauge openings or cup holders, giving boaters everything they want in a cost-effective package.
(Feb. 15, 2011 - Crystal Lake, IL) A world leader in electric propulsion, Torqeedo takes it to the next level at this year's Miami International Boat Show, February 17-21, in Miami, Florida. In the company's slip #126 at the Sea Isle Marina & Yachting Center and in booth #R86 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, it will debut a solar electric inflatable yacht tender.
(Feb. 04, 2011 - Knoxville, TN) For boaters seeking a new and exciting outlook in 2011, the 450 Sedan Bridge from Sea Ray offers panoramic seascapes and wide-open spaces that are sure to inspire thoughts of comfortable cruising and luxury living.
All-In-One Boat Security, Monitoring & Tracking System
(Feb. 01, 2011 - Fort Lauderdale, FL) Global Ocean Security Technologies (GOST - formerly Paradox Marine) has launched GOST NT Evolution, which combines the GOST Nav-Tracker and Marine Magellan systems to provide boat security, monitoring and tracking in a single unit.
Extra limp and tough BIONIC WALLEYE Fishing Line tricks and takes big walleyes
(Feb. 01, 2011 - Bemidji, MN) Mr. Walleye Gary Roach has made a career out of rigging, jigging and bobbering walleyes with livebait. Meanwhile, walleye anglers are still confused about which fishing line to use in different situations, especially given the surplus of "extra-this," "super-that" lines currently crowding the aisles.
The FISH-FRY MINNOW JIG looks 100% alive, despite crippled minnow action
(Jan. 28, 2011 - Bemidji, MN) Ask any angler to name their all-time favorite bait and you're likely to hear one of two answers: "jig" or "live minnow." The reason? Both baits catch loads of fish when nothing else will. Imagine then a jig and a live minnow miraculously combined into a single fish-catching superhero-a virtual "living jig." The new FISH-FRY MINNOW JIG from Northland Fishing Tackle's LIVE-FORAGE BAITS series is just that, the first ultra-realistic minnow-replica jighead. It's a minnow, it's a jig, it's alive!
Professional Techniques for Light Line, Light Tackle Bass Fishing
(Jan. 27, 2011 - ) Whether you dream of becoming a full-time professional tournament angler, or just want to put more bass into your livewell on weekends, Bassmaster Classic winner Michael Iaconelli and Bass Fishing Hall of Fame writer Steve Price tell you how in Finesse Fishing with Mike Iaconelli.
Take A Look Inside
(Jan. 20, 2011 - Campbell, CA) Not all marine audio systems are created equal. Many of the popular brands of audio systems installed in boats are not manufactured to Ingress Protection (IP) ratings high enough to prevent damage from prolonged exposure to moisture, water spray, or dust.
LUND's new fishing boat loads up on features, scales back on price
(Jan. 20, 2011 - New York Mills, MN.) If Gary Roach knows fishing, Lund knows fishing boats. It's a simple set of facts that has propelled both Roach and Lund to sacred status with fisherman nationwide. Today, Roach is simply known as "Mr. Walleye;" while, Lund is widely regarded as "The Original Fishing Boat Company." Now, over 60 years since Lund engineered its first boat, the brain trust at Lund has notched another major win. Meet the new Lund Impact.
(Jan. 20, 2011 - Shelton, CT) Where water and electricity meet, dangerous situations can occur. This is especially true when a boater with 50 amp 125/250 volt power requirements pulls into a slip with only 30 amp service. Hubbell Marine's updated YQ230 Intelligent Y Adapter helps rectify this very common mismatch between boats and marina power sources.
(Jan. 20, 2011 - Palm City, FL) Gaffs come in a number of sizes and types. Choosing the proper gaff will depend on the type and weight of a catch, as well as the height of the freeboard on the boat.
(Dec. 23, 2010 - Boca Raton, FL) Navigating at night is safer and easier with the handheld Titan Binocular from OceanView Technologies. Investigating noises or possible security threats can now take place from the comfort of a yacht cabin or helm station.
MarCum Technologies' Remote-Control Auto Camera Panner leaves no fish unseen
(Dec. 22, 2010 - Minneapolis, MN) Sounds like a job for Naval submarines and those brave members of the Coast Guard. But for ice anglers, underwater surveillance can seem like it's just as important as detecting torpedoes and finding Atlantis. In this case, the torpedoes are big fish, and Atlantis looks more like the perfect weedbed.?
(Dec. 22, 2010 - ) Boat owners can now help the engines in Jon boats, dinghies, aluminum skiffs and tiller boats reach their full potential. Providing high performance in a small package, the new stainless steel Express Propellers from Turning Point Propellers are designed for 20-35 hp engines with a 3" gearcase.
New ice fishing book is turning heads like tripped tip-ups in a mob of anxious anglers
(Nov. 26, 2010 - Ottawa, Ontario) Ice Fishing -The Ultimate Guide is the edgiest and most comprehensive guide to help ice fishing enthusiasts catch more and bigger fish. Winter fishing technology and strategies are advancing at a blistering pace and this new 214-page book covers everything from timeless ice fishing basics to the latest techniques.
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