winter boat

Plan “B” For Winterizing Boat Fuel

Every year at this time almost every outdoor magazine runs a story about how to winterize your boat and boat engine. That’s for good reason because there’s nothing more frustrating when spring arrives after...

The Goods on Ground Tackle

Fishermen often regard the anchor on their boat as either a vital part of the equipment or a chunk of metal used as much for ballast as a fishing tool. If you use your anchor...

Trailer Boating – Are You Ready for Lake Michigan?

I had a TV crew on my boat in early April a few years ago. The coho action was non-stop. Eventually, the TV angler told me, “I’ve got to tape an intro and wind-up...

Beware of E15- Coming To A Pump Near You

Ethanol/gasoline blends have been available since the 1970s. Back then, it was an oil company attempt at outside the box marketing, like putting cherry juice in Coca Cola or adding chocolate to milk. Some people...

The Heartbreak of Boat Envy

I have a problem, a secret that has been hidden for many years. Actually, as my friends and family are more than willing to attest, I have several problems.  However, today we are talking about...

Battling Indiana’s Wild Hog Population

The wild hog population in Indiana is a complex issue. Many preach what they consider common sense solutions to a growing wild hog population,...

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