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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.

an image of bass fishing from a Donzi at Jones Inlet

Bass Fishing

It’s where you were meant to be: bass fishing. It’s just after daybreak and the traffic on New York’s Long Island Expressway is in full swing. Commuters line up in neat little rows…

an image of a striped bass caught with the best fishing lures

The Best Fishing Lures

Top anglers spill the beans on the best fishing lures Just about every serious saltwater angler carries around a tackle box or lure bag full of artificials. Some haul several to and from…

Fishing for Red Drum

Red Drum at Night, Fishing Delight

Red Drum takeover the Pamlico Sound North Carolina’s Pamlico Sound draws anglers from throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic in August. Why? For a fishing experience like no other. It’s that time of…

its simple to install rod holders

How to Install Rod Holders

Most boat owners have experienced moments when that one missing thing on board would help make boating easier. Take, for instance, an extra rod holder in the gunwale. wouldn’t that be nice?…

Poor Girls Open and fish for cancer

Fishing tournaments support cancer research

Two fishing tournaments support cancer research events in the Mid-Atlantic raise money to support cancer awareness. Fish for Cancer! Female anglers raise money to fight cancer at two events this month in the Mid-Atlantic.…

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Fishing with Kids

When you go fishing with kids, there’s more to it than grabbing the tackle box, rod, and reel. Selma Radoncic grinned from ear to ear as she gently stroked the dorsal fin…

An image of winners at the Band the Billfish Tournament

Band the Billfish Tournament

Band the Billfish Tournament Sport fishing tournaments are some of the most generous supporters of conservation efforts aimed at maintaining healthy oceans and sustaining fish species populations. None represents this better than…

an image of a man Catching a big one from one of the boats at Freedom Boat Club

Freedom Boat Club

Freedom Boat Club enables anglers to go where the giants freely feed. For anglers who don’t own a boat but dream of landing a record-worthy trophy, fishing can quickly become frustrating. Freedom…

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Connley Fishing Rods

Connley Fishing’s Platinum Series Custom Fishing Rods start with a Calstar rod blank and feature Winthrop roller guides (or Fuji SIC carbine guides) with hand-shaped finger-notched grips and Winthrop adjustable terminator butts. They’re…

A man catching a mahi-mahi as part of the Caribbean's Dolphinfish tagging project

Dolphinfish Tagging in the Caribbean

Participate in the Caribbean Dolphinfish Tagging Initiative The Dolphinfish Research Program (DRP) is running the latest study of Dolphinfish, sometimes known as Mahi-Mahi. DRP is the largest private research program aimed specifically at…

An image of a blue marlin, caught in a Sport Fishing Tournament in the Caribbean

Sport Fishing Tournaments in the Caribbean

Back to Back Sport fishing Tournaments in Antigua & Barbuda Big boat, little boat, sportfish or billfish, there is something for everyone at back-to-back sport fishing tournaments hosted by the Antigua & Barbuda…

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Yellowfin Tuna in the Gulf

Let’s go fishing! Yellowfin Tuna are abundant in the Gulf Stream. It’s prime yellowfin tuna month in the Gulf Stream off the North Carolina coast. If you only looked at the ads for…

An image of two men with mahi during license free fishing in florida

License-Free Fishing

On Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8, Keep Florida Fishing invites Florida residents and visitors to take part in a weekend of license-free fishing in state freshwater fisheries. The two-day event is…

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Quest for the Crest ends in Key West

Quest for the Crest: It all ends in Key West, Florida. The final leg of the famed Quest for the Crest Sailfish event takes place April 17-21 at the Margaritaville Resort & Marina.…

Simrad Products

Simrad Products

Anglers can count on better fishing fortunes with technologically advanced Simrad Products. Never in the history of man have there been so many advances in technology that enhance our lives and the…