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Dock Water Never Tasted So Good

Thursday, June 30, 2016

In many marinas, dock water is poor-tasting and contaminated with minerals, odors and worse: diseases. FCI Watermakers offers a solution. Its Dockside Treatment System (DTS) provides up to 3,000 gallons of sparkling fresh, crystal-clear water every day—enough for a myriad of uses.  Read Full Story

New Boat Hook Built to Last

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

It's an all too-common scenario: someone reaches overboard to tend a line, and their boat hook slips from their grasp, quickly sinking out of sight. Hook-Mate premium boat hooks from Beckson Marine are fully sealed and float in the water, eliminating this familiar problem.  Read Full Story

Hardy Large Arbor Fly Reel to Debut

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Anglers can become more versatile with the new Hardy® Ultralite® ASR (Assisted Spool Release) large arbor fly reel debuting July in the IFTD New Product Showcase. Now it is faster and easier than ever to adapt to changing conditions. The Ultralight ASR's spring-loaded cas  Read Full Story

Penn Slammer II Spinning Reels Debut at ICAST

Saturday, June 25, 2016

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Key Fob Blows Up on Water Contact

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Whether for the boat, car or cabin, few things put a damper on the day more than dropping a set of keys in the water. Davis Instruments' patented Key Buoy is a key fob that automatically inflates a bright orange tube when immersed, making spotting and retrieval easy.  Read Full Story

BPS Family Summer Camp starts Saturday

Monday, June 20, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp features free fun games for kids, activities and workshops where families can learn the skills they need to enjoy great outdoor adventures together. It begins Saturday, June 25 and continues through Sunday, July 24 at 76 Bass Pro Shops located across the United States and Canada.  Read Full Story

New TowBoatUS Ports Open on Traverse Bay and Torch Lake

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

ACME, Mich. June 15, 2016 -- With their crystal blue waters and stunning scenery, Grand Traverse Bay and nearby Torch Lake are Northern Michigan boating Meccas, with many hundreds of local boats at private docks and marinas and scores of visiting boats exploring what some call one of the finest fresh water cruising areas in the world.  Read Full Story

LED nav lights a great option

Monday, June 06, 2016

Offering ultra-low power consumption and a maintenance-free design, NaviLED PRO Series LED navigation lights from Hella marine provide bright and reliable illumination. With no bulbs to burn out or filaments to snap in rough seas, they provide unmatched durability and greater safety in all weather conditions.  Read Full Story


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