boating

How young can you be to lawfully hunt?

This is not a trick question. Like my dad with me whenever he went hunting, I was chomping at the bit to go along. I flat out couldn't wait to put a pheasant on the table, to g ...

You might be ready to go fishing, but is your boat?

I find it totally amazing. In the spring, it doesn't matter where I take my boat, whether it be on a river or some lake, I wind up towing some very high-priced boats back to th ...

Don’t let Labor Day be boating disaster day

The North American Safe Boating Campaign slogan is “Wear It!” Labor Day is often the final day boaters head out for one more outing on the water before the weather changes. Th ...

Boating, fishing, camping: Memorial Day weekend approaches

Memorial Day weekend is approaching, when families enjoy three days to get away, camp, fish and have fun.Campgrounds near and far, from the refreshing salt air coastal regions up t ...

A life jacket required for all aboard LIFE JACKET ABOARD REQUIRED FOR EACH PERSON ABOARD

First of all, the law requires you to have a life jacket for each person on board the boat. Not only do you have to have the device, but it must be Coast Guard approved, it must be ...

More power? Don't change the boat, change the propeller

Whether it’s a small aluminum model or something considerably larger, a boat is a big investment. Unless your boat is powered with a jet drive, you are relying on a propeller to ...

Things to avoid when maintaining your boat

No matter the size of the boat, for most people it is a very big investment. You do almost daily upkeep and maintenance on your home for both pride and to maximize its value for ...

Warming temperatures bring out the boats

After a few days of rain and winds, the skies have cleared. The air is warming and the water is slowly following suit. The 2009 boating season is just getting started and most wate ...