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


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