Maintenance Matters: Lower Unit Preventative Maintenance

An outboard motor is one of the most significant investments any salt or freshwater boater can have. So it’s a good idea to take care of your engine — so it will take care of you.

Yamaha V8 XTO Offshore™ Outboard Offers the Extreme

The new V8 XTO Offshore outboard is designed to take Yamaha’s premium quality brand position to a higher level with extreme power and thrust, toughness and reliability, system integration, control, convenience and customer care. Yamaha has achieved many of these extremes by rethinking the outboard and its related systems, and through the application of technologies new to the industry.

Bass Fishing a Family Affair for the Robinsons

To say bass fishing is a huge part of daily life in the Robinson family is right on. The South Carolina father and husband, Marty, is a pro on the Bassmaster® Elite Series and Major League Fishing®. Sons Marshall, age 14, and Mitchell, age 12, compete at the youth level of tournaments and their mother Iris is coach of the James F. Byrnes High School bass fishing team in their hometown of Spartanburg. Marty brings the family affair full circle as

Sea Chaser 200 Flats Series by Carolina Skiff is Perfect for Anglers Who Love the “Flats”

Fisherman who love to get “skinny” have a great passion to catch many different species on the ‘Flats”. From shallow water, creeks, grass flats and edges of mangroves, fishing the shallow water can be a great challenge and a lot of fun. Depending on your area and time of the year, redfish, trout, snook,

Getting Ready for the Primal Pull with Carolina Skiff

Each spring, amberjack, African pompano, blackfin tuna, grouper, snapper and a host of other species begin ganging up on wrecks and reefs of South Florida and the Florida Keys from 100 to 350-feet of water. It’s a perfect time for anglers to enjoy some of the most brutal tugs-of-war ever on light

Modern Design Gives Boaters More

Boat designs and materials have come a long way from the way boats were built a hundred years ago when framing and planking out of wood severely limited the shape of a boat. Now with fiberglass, Kevlar, Carbon Fiber, and other high tech composite materials boats can be built stronger, lighter and

Royal Treatment

King mackerel are easy to catch. Tournament-caliber kings, those topping 40 pounds or more, are a challenge, however. Also called “smokers” because they smoke line off the reel on their initial run and make great smoked fish dip afterwards, big mackerel are definitely catchable. But to do so requires a

Save Big with Skeeter’s Sizzling Summer Savings

If you are shopping for a deal on a new boat, the search is over just in time for the best fishing of the summer. You can own the choice of the pros while getting top value with a brand new, fully rigged Skeeter Boat.

Rendezvous Time

According to Webster’s a rendezvous is “A place appointed for assembly or meeting.” That doesn’t sound too exciting and does not describe the way boaters define their rendezvous. Annual boaters rendezvous are designed so that boat owners can get together with other owners of similar boats, and

Skeeter Owner’s Tournament Celebrates Milestone

Skeeter Boats celebrates not one, but two anniversaries this year with its 70th anniversary of making boats, and the 25th anniversary of the Skeeter Owner’s Tournament.

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