Boat anchoring can get a little tricky in the deep water fishing game. Jim Hendricks gave his advice about the ins and outs of boat anchoring in Sport Fishing. Anchoring in deep water down to 300 feet requires the right ground tackle, according to Hendricks. [...]
How-To: Tips & Tricks
Western River Expeditions has been putting people and rafts on rivers since 1961 and they’ve seen it all. To help out the novice rafters, they’ve compiled the following list of nine tips for the beginner when it comes to rafting. Pack like a minimalist You really [...]
Fuel industry insiders share the best ways to store your boat for the winter.
The NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries include more than 600,000 square miles of marine protected areas, from the rugged Olympic Peninsula of Washington to the “shipwreck alley” of Michigan’s Thunder Bay and the turquoise-hued shallows of the Florida Keys. These national treasures present great opportunities for [...]
Boat trailers are a boat owner’s most important asset. If you plan to move your boat around with you, then you need to make sure you have the right boat trailer to suit your needs. This can be difficult, because boat trailers are as diverse [...]
Are you thinking about buying a kayak? If you plan to be, or already are, out on the water a lot, it makes sense to purchase your own kayak. It’s a pretty big purchase, so it’s important to educate yourself on what to look for. [...]
Life jackets are important for any water activity, no matter how old you are. This video from PaddleTV has some helpful tips for finding and fitting the proper life jacket for kayaking. You want to be comfortable – but it also needs to serve its purpose!
Still learning what’s the best way to get in and out of a canoe or kayak? Watch this great video from expertvillage, as they discuss best methods for getting in and out of a canoe.
Canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards were involved in 20% of all boating casualties last year (U.S. Coast Guard 2013 Recreational Boating Statistics). The ACA partnered with Anzovin Studio to create a video aimed at empowering kayakers and canoeists to take responsibility for their safety on [...]
Boat insurance is important to be on top of, so the Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has put out three tips to help expedite claims and get boaters back out on the water after a claim. Call Your Insurance Company Immediately Don’t [...]