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Boat Throws Driver at Full Speed, Keeps Driving Aimlessly

YouTube: ReelJedi
boating accident

The thought of being ejected from your boat at full speed is scary enough, but the boat didn’t stop! There’s nothing more dangerous when you’re fishing out on the water than a boat without a driver. Not only can these machines move at high speeds, but they’re heavy enough to cause serious damage or injury,

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Getting a Boat on the Trailer is an Acquired Skill for Some Folks

Facebook: Chuck Coxie

Try not to giggle at this hilarious boat ramp ridiculousness. We’ve all been that newbie at the boat ramp, unsure of the nuances involved in getting a boat off or on the trailer. It’s not as easy as it looks. Chuck Coxie didn’t have beginner’s luck on his side when he attempted to put his

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Evinrude Outboard Engines Discontinued as BRP Signs Agreement With Mercury

Evinrude

BRP recently shared their plans to discontinue the iconic Evinrude engine brand, along with other readjustments in their marine market strategies. BRP recently announced that a shifted focus towards “the growth of its boat brands with new technology and innovative marine products” will re-orient the business going forward. As a result, the company will discontinue

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Getting organized now yields more time outdoors later

Over the past decade, I’ve found myself embracing more electronics and technology into my passion for the outdoors. No, I’m not referring to weather stations, GPS trackers or boat radar units but simple things, like weather apps, checklists, notes and journals, which have helped me in enormous ways.

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Sea Doo’s Fishing Jet Ski is Still as Awesome as It Was When It First Came Out

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fishing jet ski

There’s finally a reason to not hate a jet ski.  There are two kinds of boaters that drive fishermen nuts. You’ve been there, too. It’s a perfect evening on the lake. The fish are just starting to move and all of a sudden here comes a pontoon boat full of people hugging the shoreline. They

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