Don’t waste your fish-finder’s abilities

Do you see all the detail that your fish finder’s screen can show you, or only part of it? Making the best possible use of your screen’s pixels helps you see subtle changes in bottom contour; differentiate between weeds, brush and submerged timber; see individual fish holding close to the bottom and each other; and estimate fish size more accurately. […]


Fuses are cheap boat insurance

My fishing partner and I sat helplessly in my boat and watched as an old, partially restored cabin cruiser spewed orange fire and black smoke in a marina. Everyone got off the boat safely and a sheriff’s patrol craft pulled the burning boat clear of the boat stalls. […]