Nesting waterbirds need room to breed

FWC reminds the public: Nesting waterbirds need room to breed

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Give waterbirds room to breed this nesting season. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Audubon Florida are reminding boaters and beachgoers to watch out for nesting birds. “It is very important to limit the disturbance of nesting waterbirds,” said FWC biologist Nancy Douglass. “When these birds are forced to leave their nests, their eggs and chicks are left vulnerable to heat and predators. By respectfully sharing our beaches and waterways with theseRead More

SUP and Kayak Carrying Systems for Boaters

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Six ways to bring a SUP or kayak aboard your boat You need look no further than the local lake, bay or harbor to confirm the popularity of stand-up paddle boards and kayaks. In fact, on some days, human-powered craft are so numerous, they can pose a navigation challenge to traditional boaters. But everyone has a right to enjoy the water in whichever way they desire, right? Why not do both? Maybe you want to raft up at the sandbarRead More

U.S. Senate passes Modern Fish Act

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The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed S.1520, the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017. The passage of the legislation, known as the Modern Fish Act, would make critical updates to the oversight of federal fisheries, marks a big step forward for America’s angling community and now moves to the U.S. House for final approval. “Today is an important day for America’s 11 million saltwater anglers thanks to the leadership of Sen. Roger Wicker andRead More

Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show

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If you are interested in boating, you’ve probably been to an occasional boat show. Although most boaters North of Orlando have not been to a boat show South Florida style, South Florida boat shows know how to put them on incorporating entertainment and everything a boat lover would need or want to see. Whether the Miami International Boat Show (MIBS), the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), or the Palm Beach International Boat Show (PBIBS),Read More


SUP Racks for fishing boats

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Call Us for the Best SUP Racks for Fishing Boats  If you love fishing as much as we do, you get excited when you hear about cool ways to enjoy it. Enter stand-up paddleboard fishing (SUP fishing). But how do you get your paddleboard, which is decked out with everything you need to fish, out to your favorite fishing spot?  You transport it on a fishing boat, naturally – a boat equipped with a SUP rack.Read More

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Notice: Gas Stations Now Offer E15 – Don’t Accidentally Use this Level of Ethanol in Your Boat

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Many boaters around the country trailer their boats to their favorite spot.  When trailering to rivers, lakes, bays, or to the ocean it is easy to pull into a gas station and fill up your boat at the same time as you fill up your towing vehicle.  We just pour in the Ethanol Treatment as we top off the boat, then get back on the road to the ramp.  Over the past several years, dealingRead More