Boating With Man’s Best Friend

Boating With Man’s Best Friend

My first experience boating with a cat did not go well, and ended up as an exercise in the proper use of a landing net to get the panicked feline back aboard our pontoon boat. Twice. Same with a dog. After a calm afternoon float in the family center console, the...
Best Places to Fish and Boat

Best Places to Fish and Boat

Country music star Luke Bryan likes J Percy Priest Reservoir in Tennessee, while fellow singer Justin Moore prefers De Gray Lake in Arkansas. Bob Jenson, TV host of “Fishing in the Midwest,” picks Clear Lake in Iowa. Columbia Sportswear athlete and professional angler...
Hooking Adults on Fishing

Hooking Adults on Fishing

A unique, if annual, opportunity to hook your non-fishing friends on the sport presents itself this month across many Heartland waters. National Fishing & Boating Week is celebrated the first full week of June, and, as part of the festivities, most states offer...
Barbecuing on Your Boat

Barbecuing on Your Boat

Outdoor grilling has never been more popular as a food prep opportunity — and that’s as true for boaters as it is for backyard barbecue chefs. Not only are there more after-market on-board grills for boats available than ever before, but more boat models are now...