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5 Boat Anchoring Tips for Deep Water Fishing

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. [...]

river rafting

River Rafting Tips from the Pros

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 [...]

marine sanctuary

8 Tips When Visiting a Marine Sanctuary

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

Finding The Right Boat Trailer For Weekends At The Lake

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 [...]

buying a kayak

Buying a Kayak: What You Need To Know

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 jacket

Life Jacket Tips for Kayaking

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!

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10 Tips for Canoeing & Kayaking Safely

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 [...]

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3 Tips to Help with Your Boat Insurance Claim

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 [...]

anchoring

5 Boat Anchoring Tips for Deep Water Fishing

Boat anchoring can get a little tricky in the deep water fishing game. Jim Hendricks gave his advice about the ins and outs of [...]

river rafting
how to

River Rafting Tips from the Pros

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 [...]

winter
boat prep

How To Prep Your Boat For Winter: Full Or Empty Tank?

Fuel industry insiders share the best ways to store your boat for the winter.

marine sanctuary
Boating

8 Tips When Visiting a Marine Sanctuary

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 [...]

boat trailers
boat

Finding The Right Boat Trailer For Weekends At The Lake

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 [...]

buying a kayak
buying a kayak

Buying a Kayak: What You Need To Know

Are you thinking about buying a kayak? If you plan to be, or already are, out on the water a lot, it makes sense [...]

life jacket
Canoe & Kayak

Life Jacket Tips for Kayaking

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 [...]

tips
Canoe & Kayak

Tips for Getting In & Out of Your Canoe or Kayak

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 inflatable kayaks
Canoe & Kayak

10 Tips for Canoeing & Kayaking Safely

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 [...]

boating, boat insurance claim, boat insurance
boat insurance

3 Tips to Help with Your Boat Insurance Claim

Boat insurance is important to be on top of, so the Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has put out three tips [...]

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