Fishing

Maximizing Tournament Success

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Gear Garmin Electronics Give Contender Boats’ C1 Team a Competitive Edge South Florida’s sailfish tournament circuit represents one of the world’s most equipment-intensive, information-driven and competitive-angling disciplines. And few… Article courtesy of  Saltwater Sportsman

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How to Insure Your Boat

When mishaps occur, good coverage lessens the sting. (Courtesy BoatU.S./) The long hours of research and shopping for a boat are behind you. You made your pick, signed on the dotted line, and that brand-new boat of your dreams will be ready for delivery next week. What’s next? Insuring your new investment would be a prudent move. With that in ...

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How to Insure Your Boat

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How-To Expert tips for finding the best boat insurance Use these expert tips to find the best, most affordable coverage for your boat. Article courtesy of  Saltwater Sportsman

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Best Baits for Striped Bass

Striper anglers rely on a handful of go-to live baits. (John Frazier/) There are a lot of bait options when fishing for striped bass, and each angler you come across will have their own list of favorites. The best baits for striped bass largely depend on location and the time of the year you’re fishing, but usually all striper anglers ...

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Best Baits for Striped Bass

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How-To Striper anglers typically rely on a handful of go-to live baits. The best baits for striped bass largely depend on location and the time of the year you’re fishing, but usually all striper anglers rely on a handful of go-to live… Article courtesy of  Saltwater Sportsman

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New Fishing Boats for 2019

The new crop of fishing boats runs the gamut. The common theme seems to be the melding of features for both dedicated fishing and family weekend fun, with integration of purpose and versatility prevailing in these modern, angler-friendly designs. <strong>Length:</strong> 27’4″ | <strong>Draft:</strong> 22″ | <strong>Max HP:</strong> 400 | <strong>Beam:</strong> 8’9″ | <strong>Fuel:</strong> 139 gal. | <strong>Weight:</strong> 6,800 lb. | ...

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New Fishing Boats for 2019

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Boats New fishing boats for the 2019 season This roundup of new boats features a melding of family boating and hardcore fishing features. Get specs on some of the most versatile models available today. Article courtesy of  Saltwater Sportsman

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Side-Scan Sonar Tips

Otherwise undetected, fish hanging just out of range of vision become easy targets when the sonar discovers them. (Zach Stovall/) Side-scanning technology, in its basic form, shows the bottom and water column off both sides of a vessel at programmable distances or, if desired, strictly off its port or starboard side. It also provides imaging from directly beneath a vessel. ...

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Side-Scan Sonar Tips

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How-To Versatile technology and how to use it We’ve got the top tips for using side-scan sonar to catch more fish. Learn how to put this technology to work for you. Article courtesy of  Saltwater Sportsman

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Where to Fish in May

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Travel Find the best spots to find your favorite species as the weather gets warmer and seasons begin to pick up around North America and the Caribbean. Looking to catch tarpon? Planning an offshore trip to release your first blue? The Salt Water Sportsman staff shows you where to find your favorite species in May. Article courtesy of  Saltwater Sportsman

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Fishability Test: Grady-White Canyon 456

The Canyon 456 is a rugged, seaworthy craft built to ply coastal waters and venture offshore with confidence. (Courtesy Grady-White/) During a 60-mile run for a day of swordfishing off Morehead City, North Carolina, the ­45-footer showed its mettle. The deepwater gladiators failed to cooperate; nevertheless, the Canyon proved the perfect platform for any offshore hunt. Boasting a 14-foot beam, ...

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Fishability Test: Grady-White Canyon 456

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Boats The builder’s new flagship, a plush center console This plush center-console, the builder’s new flagship, is also a serious bluewater performer. Learn more in this boat test on the Grady-White Canyon 456. Article courtesy of  Saltwater Sportsman

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