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5 Things Not To Do When Fishing From A Boat

As an avid angler I have spent a significant amount of time fishing from boats....
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Unsecured Boat Anchor: The Dangers Of Failing To Secure An Anchor

One of the most important pieces of equipment aboard a boat is the anchor. The...
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10 Things To Store On Your Fishing Boat At All Times

As a boat owner and captain, I preferred to keep some fishing gear aboard my...
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Top 5 Reasons Why Kids Love Boating

First, as a kid I will tell you that I really enjoyed boating which turned...
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10 Things To Avoid When Trailering A Boat

As a boat owner and former captain, I have towed boats countless times, including long trips from...
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10 Things Not To Do When Docking A Boat

One of the more challenging aspects of boating is approaching a dock. As a captain,...
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How To Ask For A VHF Radio Check: Explained By A Former Captain

One of the most important pieces of safety equipment aboard a vessel is the VHF radio. As a...
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Boat Hatch Leaking: The Consequences Of A Leaking Boat Hatch

A common issue that boat owners face is dealing with leaking hatches on a boat. Hatches...
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Ocean Dumping Trash: Don’t Do It As A Recreational Boater

As a former captain traveling across the ocean on a routine basis, I saw plenty of...

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Tackle Shop Near Me: Lake Lanier

Situated in northern Georgia, just northeast of Atlanta, is Lake Lanier. The lake is well known for fishing because of the many species that lurk beneath the surface. Some of...