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Lowrance Continues to Dominate After 60 Years

For six decades, the iconic brand Lowrance has led the fishing and boating industries in product innovation and customer service, supported professional anglers around the globe and dominated the tournament trail. But how did it all begin?

Smoking Venison the Right Way

Historically, it was all about food preservation when it came to the art of smoking. Native Americans and early settlers used the process of smoking for their venison, beef and pork, making it an integral part of our cultural past. In 2017, of course, smoking methods are far more efficient. A smokehouse, although charming, is no longer necessary to get meat smoked to absolute perfection. Vertical box-style smokers include racks for the meat, a smoking box, a heating element and a water bowl that provides moisture for the slow-cooking process, which will most definitely lock in the flavor of both the meat and the marinade you create to make your meat absolutely delicious.

Skeeter WX2060 big boat for big water

When you move up to a 20-foot multi-species boat, you expect more of everything. The Skeeter WX2060 delivers with more cockpit space, storage, and standard options than any boat in its class.

Trout Fishing is a Passion in the Colorado Mountains

From personal to corporate trips; from family who wish to enjoy the sport to a group of professional anglers who wish to compete, the Colorado Mountains provide a place where everyone can achieve their individual goals. It is important to note that fishing is far more than a sport, it is a passionate pursuit that combines technique and artistry that no other sport or activity provides. And as the mind wanders while sitting in that “office space” this month, dreaming of a place where the waters run deep and the trout are waiting, it is important to note the name Colorado Fly Fishing Adventures is the one that goes hand-in-hand with that dream.

Carolina Skiff believes Conservation is the Future of Boating, Fishing Fun

Viewing coastal wildlife and catching the bounty of species inhabiting inshore areas is what many Carolina Skiff owners enjoy the most. The folks at Carolina Skiff are doing good deeds to ensure everyone, they included, has those opportunities for generations to come.

Sea Chaser 27 HFC by Carolina Skiff

If big water is in your future and so is family cruising and serious fishing, then the all-new Sea Chaser 27 HFC by Carolina Skiff is your boat. Whatever the activity the 27 HFC is already rigged out with the features everyone needs to enjoy a long day on the water. Head out early for a long offshore run to catch pelagic species and then cruise a secluded island for an afternoon of beachcombing. You can do it all in the same trip with this features-loaded rig.

Bass Fishing’s Greatest Fan Event Coming Soon

The Bassmaster Classic®. There\’s not another event like it anywhere, and it only comes around once each year. The Classic, as it’s called, will bring a number of firsts to its newest destination, and fishing fans won’t want to miss them. The Classic is March 24-26 in Houston. About an hour north, the 52 pros will compete for the world championship on Lake Conroe. The winner will earn $300,000 when they are crowned, a huge first for professional fishing.

Catch More Bass During Tough Transitional Periods

In the springtime just prior to the spawn, bass fishing can be relatively easy as fish begin moving shallow and gorge themselves as their metabolism speeds up with rising water temperatures. However, during other transitional periods – like spring-to-summer and summer-to-fall – bass can be more difficult to dial in. In these situations, using electronics to map high percentage offshore locations and selecting the right lure set-up are absolutely critical to getting bites.

Yamaha Recognized Again for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

AWARD MARKS COMPANY\’S SIXTEENTH CONSECUTIVE IN 2017 Yamaha Marine Group announced today from the Miami International Boat Show® that the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA®) has again recognized Yamaha with a CSI Award for excellence in customer satisfaction in the Outboard Engine category. This year’s award is the sixteenth consecutive, an achievement no other outboard manufacturer can claim.

Warm up for boating season at the Northwest Sportshow®

Ice-out season is coming soon, and that means boat show season is winding down. If you are looking for a new boat, or just need a cure to break the winter chill, there is a show like none other happening in Minneapolis. It’s the Northwest Sportshow®, March 23-26, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. A spring tradition for 84 years, the show is the best place to find everything you and your family need to gear up for outdoor adventures.