Should Real-time Imaging be Banned from Tournaments?

Real-time imaging sonar (e.g., Garmin Livescope, Lowrance LiveTarget) is a game changing technology that has been instrumental in tournament fishing recently. Anglers who have taken the time to “master” the technology have often scored huge wins while those who have yet to adopt this new approach have had difficulty at times keeping up. As a […]

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Should Daily Catch Limits be Reduced?

With the growth of real-time imaging sonar, professional guides and even recreational anglers are consistently hauling in more, and bigger, fish. Some speculate that fish populations and the prevalence of “trophy-sized” fish could eventually be impacted. As a result, some guides have even banned together to voluntarily reduce daily catch limits to protect the fishery. […]

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MerCruiser vs Volvo – A Review of Sterndrive Engines

If you are considering purchasing a sterndrive boat, you might be wondering whether the brand of engine matters – MerCruiser vs Volvo?  In this article, I compare owner satisfaction with each brand based on our unbiased survey of boat owners.   And I discuss the specific strengths and weaknesses of each. The findings are based on […]

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