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Tips From the Tipsters
Tips From the Tipsters
Thu, May 21, 2015 at 1:50PM by Captain Ron Kowalyk

Everybody wants to be in the know, well, that’s only natural. I sit around the shop at Estero River... Read More


Working the Green Monster, Or Learning the "Polish Chip Shot"
Working the Green Monster, Or Learning the "Polish Chip Shot"
Fri, May 15, 2015 at 9:43AM by Captain Ron Kowalyk

If you’re a baseball fan you’ve probably heard of the Green Monster; it’s a high outfield... Read More


Rod Tip Change: A Change for the Better, Maybe?
Rod Tip Change: A Change for the Better, Maybe?
Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 10:10AM by Captain Ron Kowalyk

Well, I know I’ll hear about this one, but here it goes anyway. One of my pet peeves is the new fashion... Read More


Seven Tips to Get More  Out of a Marine Survey
Seven Tips to Get More Out of a Marine Survey
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 at 9:07AM by BoatUS

In 2013, over 955,000 boats changed hands on the pre-owned boat market. That meant for a nearly a million... Read More


Some Easy Tips on Fly Gear Maintenance
Some Easy Tips on Fly Gear Maintenance
Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 1:37PM by Captain Ron Kowalyk

Fly guys are very particular about fly lines. That’s a good idea, especially since your casting the... Read More


Boater's Ten Safe and Clean Refueling Tips
Boater's Ten Safe and Clean Refueling Tips
Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 10:57AM by BoatUS

Unlike an automobile, recreational boats have special safety needs when it comes to refueling. Stern drive... Read More


 Rod Style Options for Reaching Out There
Rod Style Options for Reaching Out There
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 12:44PM by Captain Ron Kowalyk

If you fish the shallow grassy flats on the winter neap tides or the early morning summer low tides you’ll... Read More


Where Did They Go?
Where Did They Go?
Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 10:03AM by Captain Sergio Atanes

Where did they go is always the big question every year around August. There’s no doubt that the fishing... Read More


It's That Time OF Year... Hurricane season
It's That Time OF Year... Hurricane season
Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 9:07AM by BoatUS

What can you do to increase the odds of your boat surviving a hurricane? Quite a bit, actually.

After... Read More


The Summer of '58
The Summer of '58
Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 9:09AM by Captain Sergio Atanes

Last year I wrote a three-part article on Tampa Bay when I was growing up and had a tremendous response.... Read More


First Experience SUP Fishing  in the Gulf
First Experience SUP Fishing in the Gulf
Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 11:28AM by Nicole Miers-Pandolfi

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) fishing is always an adventure on the water. The first few times I went I took... Read More


"Hurt" Boats: The Top Ten Costliest Ways Boats Come To Grief
"Hurt" Boats: The Top Ten Costliest Ways Boats Come To Grief
Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 2:59PM by BoatUS

It’s a cross between the CSI and Cold Case TV show crime dramas: taking a look back through the thousands... Read More


FWC Wants Boaters To Stay Safe While Tubing
FWC Wants Boaters To Stay Safe While Tubing
Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 9:23AM by FWC

Inner tubes. Towables. Inflatable tubes. All are commonly used names for a popular boating item, and they... Read More


Five Helpful Boating Tips  You Can Thank Seaworthy For
Five Helpful Boating Tips You Can Thank Seaworthy For
Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 10:09AM by BoatUS

Everyone loves a good story about boating mishaps—as long as it’s not their own. For 30 years... Read More


Hot Weather Fishing Tips From BoatUS Angler Pro Staff
Hot Weather Fishing Tips From BoatUS Angler Pro Staff
Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 2:31PM by BoatUS

It’s been a scorcher of a summer, but that hasn’t kept anglers from fishing. Some, like BoatUS... Read More


Building a Do-It-Yourself Kayak Cart
Building a Do-It-Yourself Kayak Cart
Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 10:02AM by Sara Decker

Kayaks are fun, durable, easy to maneuver in shallow water, and lightweight; but they can be difficult to... Read More


Live Life - Paddle Hard - SUP in Tampa Bay
Live Life - Paddle Hard - SUP in Tampa Bay
Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 10:37AM by Sara Decker

Humorously described as ‘the love child of surfing and kayaking,’ stand up paddling, stand up... Read More


Underwater Hunting
Underwater Hunting
Tue, May 8, 2012 at 2:06PM by Sara Decker

Finally dispatching a particularly wily 50lb Black Grouper may be her most memorable day of spearfishing,... Read More


Boat Association:  10 Tips to Get Repairs Done Right
Boat Association: 10 Tips to Get Repairs Done Right
Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 11:04AM by BoatUS

Many boaters and anglers work on their own boats, but there are times when professional help may be needed.... Read More


The Bite in the Bay:
The Bite in the Bay:
Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 10:03AM by Captain Woody Gore

I’ve had a tremendous winter catching quality fish the whole time. Now that spring is around the corner... Read More