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Fishing

We would be remiss if we didn’t talk about fishing. These days, it seems almost any boat can be customized for fishing. Be it new gear, tournaments, events, or a featured angler story—Southern Boating knows that fishing is an essential piece of the boating lifestyle.

Basic fishing gear you should keep on board

Stocked and Ready to Go Basic fishing gear every center console should keep on board Center consoles are popular with anglers because they are designed with many fishing-friendly features. Powerful engines quickly…

Boatsetter Expands Further Into Fishing Experiences

Boatsetter Expands Further Into Fishing Experiences Boatsetter, the leading boat rental and charter marketplace in the U.S., recently expanded its focus on experiences with the launch of Boatsetter Fishing, a team and…

Fishing in the Bahamas goes PAPERLESS

Fishing in the Bahamas goes PAPERLESS All-New Permit & Payment Options Make Fishing in The Bahamas Faster and Easier Anglers heading to the Bahamas by boat can now easily apply and pay…

Bahamas Bonefishing

Bahamas Bones There’s nothing like experiencing bonefishing in the Bahamas firsthand. Bahamas bonefishing. It’s a simple alliteration that conjures marvelous visions of silver flashes slicing though beautifully pristine, calf-deep waters, a brightly…

LIVETARGET Lures – On The Cutting Edge

On the Cutting Edge LIVETARGET brings lifelike reality to fishing lures. By Tom Schlichter, Southern Boating June 2020 There’s a wide-held belief among veteran anglers that many lures are designed to catch fisherman…

Top 5 Fishing Spots in the Southeast

Top 5 Fishing Spots in the Southeast What’s better than a weekend boating and fishing trip? Not much in our book. Whether you like rivers and creeks, or the open ocean, the…

an image of an angler dressed to protect in a fishy fashion

Angler Apparel: Dressed to Protect

Angler Apparel: Dressed to Protect Hooking into a big gamefish on the open ocean and then fighting it to your boat is both a thrill and an addiction second to none. But…

an image of a man holding a mahi mahi

Marvelous Mahi Mahi

Marvelous Mahi Mahi Not only an excellent source of healthy, lean protein, mahi mahi is also fun to catch. I don’t know if there’s a fish in the sea that’s more beautiful…

image of a man holding a fish, Fishing an inlet

Fishing an Inlet

Fishing an Inlet There’s more than meets the eye when fishing an inlet. There’s much find in the rips, currents, and eddies. The solid snook hit exactly where I expected, inhaling a…

Lance Thomas shows off his haul

Lance Thomas: NBA to Angler

Lance Thomas: NBA to Angler Lance Thomas, forward for the New York Knicks, is up for any challenge be it on the court or the fishing grounds. It was a tough year…

an image of a man falling off a boat while fishing, major fishing fails

Fishing Fails

Fishing Fails Anytime you’re on the boat, pay attention to your surroundings to avoid unfortunate fishing fails. “Did I do that?” Fans of the early ’90s television sitcom Family Matters might remember…

an image of a Drone Fishing over the water

Drone Fishing

Drone Fishing Drone fishing gives new meaning to finding fish and delivering bait If you have fished offshore for tuna or any other large pelagic species, you may have lofted your bait…

top ten fishing gadgets

Top Ten Fishing Gadgets

Top Ten Fishing Gadgets Boaters need a ton of gadgets and gear, even for just a day cruise. But anglers may need even more. Here are our top ten fishing gadgets for…

the only thing better than catching a big fish is getting an award for doing it, which is why anglers flock to the Annual Key West Fishing Tournament.

Annual Key West Fishing Tournament

Annual Key West Fishing Tournament For serious anglers, the only thing better than catching a big fish is getting an award for doing it, which is why anglers flock to the Annual Key…

fishing gadgets for all anglers

All Anglers Will Love These Fishing Gadgets

Men aren’t the only ones who fish. The female anglers are out there and they need fishing gadgets too. We have five fishing gadgets for all anglers. There is an ever-present contingent of female…