Mistakes All New Boat Owners Make

Buying a boat can be an exciting time. It can take years’ worth of saving every cent possible before the perfect vessel presents itself. And most new owners can only dream of the amazing adventures that they plan on going on once their brand-new boat is in their possession.

The excitement can quickly come to an end, however, when said owner begins to encounter certain problems that they would have otherwise never thought of.

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How To Catch More Fish More Often

Fishing is a pastime that can become extremely frustrating for those that find they head out to the water with the very best of intentions but find that they end the day without ever pulling anything out of the water.

There’s a very fine line between failure and success when it comes to fishing, so it’s understandable why the frustration can become palpable after a while, especially when we compare ourselves to more experienced fisherman.

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The Saltwater Fishing Gear

Saltwater fishing is a term that’s thrown around a lot, but it can actually be broken down into a range of smaller, specialised branches which are dependent on what exactly the fisherman is planning to catch on any given day.  It can differ in terms of where the fishing will happen, such as at the end of the pier, or out on a boat over much deeper waters – but also by the kinds of fish that are being sought out.

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A Fisherman’s Guide To Locating Freshwater Fish

It’s a tale as old as time: the fisherman arrives at the dam, prepared for a day of catching his dinner, only to never take home a single fish by the time the day comes to an end. And while sometimes this can be down to luck, the location of the fisherman relative to where the fish are can be a huge component.

While all fish are different, many of the more common freshwater species are more likely to be found in certain areas around a lake or dam.

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How To Prepare a Boat For a Storm

There are few things quite as scary than facing down a raging storm while in the middle of an ocean, and it’s something that even the most experienced sailors worry about during their time on the water.

Modern boats are extremely robust and are usually able to withstand even the worst that nature can throw at them, but they’re not Impervious to all damage, especially if the right precautions aren’t taken.

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The Most Common Kinds Of Lures

For many fishermen out there, there’s nothing quite as efficient as using live bait, whether this comes in the form of worms or insects. Live bait works extremely well for most kinds of fish, simply because it will move around on its own and attract a potential catch without the fisherman having to do much.

Live bait, however, can be something of a pain to get a hold of as not every fisherman out there has a worm farm at their disposal, nor does every fisherman have a garden available to dig in as their whim.

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The Latest Craze In Buying A Boat – Co-ownership

The luxury of owning a fishing boat or cruising vessel to call your own comes at price. It’s not only about buying the boat. That initial investment is then topped by various fees such as hiring skippers, stewardesses and other crew, moorings and maintenance. This ocean-going lifestyle comes at a price, and its one that few people think they can afford.

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Unforgettable Fishing In Africa

When you think about seeing wildlife in Africa, you generally think about game drives and seeing the Big Five. The continent also offers some exceptional fishing opportunities, with everything from easy, gentle days on the water to challenging adventures of hunting the big guns under water. Whatever type of fishing you prefer and whatever skill level you’re at, there is something for you.

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