Great Lakes Angler Blog

Thieves Want YOUR Boat

Monday, October 31, 2016

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Is your boat shorter than 26 feet? Does it have an outboard motor and rest on a trailer? If you said yes, beware,   you’re a big target for theft. A newly released study that looked at five years of BoatUS Marine Insurance claims files shows that 75 percent of all boats stolen matched this description. With the long winter lay-up period nearing, BoatUS has five tips to make your boat harder to steal.  Read Full Story

Recent Posts


Yamaha Gary Giudice Shelter RAT FINKEE Mazurek Matt Serbenski Rippin Lips Practical Sailor Safety Mustad McMurdo Scott Martin Uncle Norm's KVD Speedbag Frigibar Fish Hawk XD4 Innovative Outdoors Bass fishing Ice Features USCGA Brite Wash CLASSIC Gravity iPilot Evinrude Ditty bag Tyee tackle storage Venice, Louisiana Frabill Blue Collar Outdoors Bait Rigs Airmar cruzin EZ Splice Fasteners exotic species WileyX Camera mount USO Brian "Bro" Brosdahl Aqualuma Jeff's Tackle Shop Water Buddies Mercury Marine Rain suit Knives EZ Dock Fishouflage Princecraft Reef Runner Line Recycle Bin F-Series Storm Gear Wildlife Forever The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls Salmon Coleman Spencer Yachts NMEA Bristol Bay Salmon Invasive species Alabama Rig Catfish splice Coast Guard Bheestie Bag Traditions Michigan DNR Rough Weather marlin La Mar Green Bay Tools Swedish FireKnife Synergy Outdoors Fishing DSC 580P lenses LineSnubber Lake Assault Bass Marine NewsWire METS Lake Superior Contaminants Black Velvet Turning Point Props Buff Salmon Unlimited of Illinois MUSHING Angler Air show Chatterbait Bro Brosdahl Chaco Lights Up Stream Hydration Back Pack mudsnail ONIX Normark BOLT Padlock RedHead JVD blue marlin Fuel Evolve Lakemaster Walleye tournament Mike Seymour YUM Dinger Extended Warranty Rovermax LR 100 Pro Polish Rig'N Tails Deck Plate Rapala NAIFC Championship Lake Michigan Sunglasses Size limits Foul weather gear One-Handle-Does-It-All System clubs Asian carp spinning rod Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Bait head Minn Kota Sheldon's FRIDAY FUNNIES TRAC Ecological theft Traxstech hardbaits Sport Shows Gear Tip-Up Autotether Storage Beckson Marine Hunting Lund Boats Lip-Stix Boats Owners tournament Earth Day Knife sharpening New Lures Grunden's Andrew Dordek Patrick Hurst Grand Rapids Ultimate Outdoors Show Shoremaster Swim Whizz Cliff Pace Forage Minnow ShowSpan Whistler Spoon Beckson VMC Fiberglass tiller Multi-species MWC Hobie Jeff Wenzel Bait Holder Electronics Port of Indiana Homeport Marine Marketing Grab Rail Apps MATE USA Mag Light Steve Wood Serious Shine DuraSafe Electronics Lock Mark Chmura Betsy Contest Downriggers thieves Tournament Tim Popfinger DuraSafe Costa Martin-Flory Great Lakes Troller radar Spreads Lures Line Bass Pro Shops Four-Person Dome Tent with Screen Porch Lighting Fiberglass boat Ascend Soul5 Tackle Labs Mary Snyder Whale Pumps Marine Speakers InvisaSnap Oshkosh Triton Boats On board Telescoping JIggler Long Rod Jack Links Gill NA Boat names STRATTEC Sun protection Torpedo Divers SOG B.A.S.S. Olcott, NY Baitcast Fishing Pole BBQ Lighter Aqua Vu Kurt Mazurek Kayak Bob Schmidt Mark Zona 360 Swim bait Alaska Stabenow Raritan Matt Straw Bethel University Glorvigen Wisconsin Ravenswood Media Fish America Foundation Skamania Mania Plano Iaconelli Manistee Bug bite relief Boat maintenance Blue Heron Communications Keep Kool Jerky BASSMASTER CLASSIC Fort Wayne, Indiana Kill switch KVD treestand injury Aqua-Vu Team Aqua-Vu South Haven, Michigan High school bass fishing iPilot Link spreader light binoculars Okuma Boating safety Hamlin New York News Slide Moor CMP Global Navigation Ranger VS1780 Oculus Clay Dyer LakeMaster Western States Version LineGrabber Trout Unlimited Radio Kindle book Side Imaging Rippin' Lips Footwear BoatUS Full Throttle EZ BoatPort Promise Keeper Dollahon Soft Jigwobbler Black Earth Creek Glacier Glove LOTSA Northwest Indiana Steelheaders Traditions Media Walleyes IGFA Ditch Dave Mull Blog sunglass Vick iPhone GPS for Lightning Connector River Fishing Boat US Prosepec Electronics Marsh Madness JBL Michigan Wild River series Legend Extreme Larson Electronics U.S.S.A. dock lines Boating Launch ramp Yamaha ATV Fishing Clubs Chicago barrier Muskie Lure HELLA KVD Speedbag Wormfile Mack's Lure Technology Brandon Newby Mack's Lures Boga Shipping Honda Ethanol Brian Brosdahl Barry Brown Marine YUM Brad's 1675 Pro Guide Audio Oakley Sunglasses Topwater Goby Orca Fin System Kevin Van Dam Jonathon VanDam Snow-Shoe Tip-Up ASA thieves trailer tongue Odd'ball Fin Spin Lake trout PRADCO Rubrail GPS Speedometer fitness Bad Elf Lake of the Woods Shoes Moisture Muncher Smart Guide Publications Chronglobal Lund Beckson Marine Stowaway Bag Plate MULL BLOG Tommy Skarlis St. Croix Rods Husky Jerk boat rental Costa Sunglasses Plano Tackle Boxes Masters Walleye Circuit Headgear CUSTOM JIGS 'N' SPINS Weather Buoy University of Buffalo Catch & Cook Tracker Marine ATV Green Bay, Wisconsin Gull Lake Marine Delorme Nautical Accessories Silver Horde The Harry Lure Absolute Outdoor, Inc. USSA redfish Minnesota Kayaks toilet Holland News/Social Bug repellent USCG Pharmaceuticals Free Fishing Weekend Louie Stout Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo Beckson Marine Deck Plate Hevi-Beads WeatherStation Smartfind S20 Personal AIS Beacon Sphaera Tom Neustrom Wounded Warriors trailer tongue Chargers Aquatic AV Grady-White Tides Humminbird Ice Fishing Davis Instruments Marine General Tight Lines Jewelry Niagara Falls Micro-Mobile Pro Viewing Case Jeff Gustafson Michigan City, Indiana Swanson-Russell ChartSelect Lake Erie Northland Walleye Safe boating Acme Balog ABT Bass Pro Shops Corey Schmidt Thermacell Side Thruster Lock Rods Wind Power Magnum Flow-Troll Soo Locks Mystery Tackle Box Tackle Bag Home Port Marine Marketing Cabela's iPad St. Croix Multitools Aluminum Deep V Series AKOYA Gunnison, CO Interlux exotic invader ice fishing, Bro Show, Traditions Media Dollohan Wedding Ring Conservation Gary Dollahon Sunstream Boat Lifts Ranger Lowrance Big Bear Products Tournament Grade Circle Hooks Speakers Shock Wave Endura Legend Gold Angler 175T Ranger Aluminum Deep V Series inReach Dan Egan Dunkirk, NY South Haven Lake Ontario Deep Sea Diver Kevin VanDam Church Tackle Plano Synergy Strike King Alaskan SeaLife Cameras AmVets PFDs Insurance Ranger Boats great lakes Rain gear Berkley Personal Flotation Device Cannon Rescue EVOLVE FISHING CO Streams YUMphibian Sportsman's rights spoon John E. Phillips Army Corp of Engineers Flat Slider 75 Dave Genz PulseTech BASSMASTER Games LCWCC Custom Jigs & Spins Youth Boat lifts OHIO Records Scholarship Costa Del Mar Bibs Marine Lighting New Zealand Power award National Guard Reese SeaEra QC Ryan Wilson Ryan Kleckner Pop-Up LED Bowlights Hobie Pro Angler Smart Guide to Freshwater Fishing Personal Flotation Devices Future Fisherman Foundation Dave Mull Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs Tournaments tree stand injury ABT X-2 Countdown jigs Lake Huron Trade Shows TRAC Skarlis Clam WFN Video weather Bass Pro Shops Gift Card Whale Mr. Twister Conservation Marathon Ned Rig Faria Indiana DNR Gene Larew Todd Sokolow Accon Marine Dogs FLW Seakeeper gyro Mosquito repellent Boat Covers Extreme Baitcast Reel Sharpeners Bass Pro Macho Minnow Onyx Volvo Penta Global Spectrum eZSplice Insect repellent Andrew Semprevivo Izaak Walton League Crankbait Net PLB Marcum Radial BoatUS Angler bimini top Shurhold Bristol Bay Lead Ultracoat Marine Radio Slender Spoon Simrad Beckson Marine Stowaway Bag Plates and Kits Rushton Gregory Scott Glorvigen Brown trout Milennia MIL-iDock Bass lure Titan Chain Rugged Shark Coleman cooler Quantum Z-Man ODNR Ultimate Flannel Shirts Wake Fishing Batteries Optima Muscle Squared 65 Monel Metal