Bass Boats & Boating Care
A bass boat is an expensive investment. From buying a boat to keeping it in top shape, we help you save money end-to-end. Here's how to get the most from your investment.
For all aspects of boat loading and towing, it pays to do your research. Here's how to handle all aspects of the work.
You finally decided that this is the year you start fishing from a kayak. Where do you begin? Here are just a few suggestions to get you started.
The decision to buy a new or used boat can result in a lot of trials and tribulations. It's easier if you keep these tips in mind.
There are tons of options for getting on the water no matter what your price range might be. You may be surprised at how affordable and compact they can be.
Kick boats pack plenty of benefits, including ample room for tackle, the ability to fish small and large bodies of water, and a comfortable seat. Best of all, they are easy on your wallet.
Once you’ve mastered these seven kayak fishing tips, you will be a master on the water, fishing laps around everyone on the bank and the boat!
Maneuverability and low cost are standard features on kick boats, kayaks and float tubes. But with a small investment of time, money, and wire, they can offer much more, from running lights to fish finders. Here’s how to add their power to yours.
Kayaks are a popular platform for bass fishing. While they are fish-catching machines right out of the box, adding certain accessories make them even better. Here are five you should consider.
Today’s fishing electronics unveil the underwater world in ways thought impossible a few short years ago. Here’s how to place them in your boat so those views are always clear.
Today’s electronics are vital for uncovering hidden hot spots in deep water. These two bass pros say they’re just as powerful in shallow water, with a few adjustments.
Fishing electronics are full of functions — traditional sonar, scanning sonar, side imaging and mapping. Bassmaster Elite Series angler Josh Bertrand explains how to harness the collective power of these functions to catch more bass.
Your electronics are as important to fishing success in winter as summer. Three Bassmaster Elite Series anglers tell you where to use them and what to look for when water temperatures plummet.
Don’t let price or technophobia keep you from updating or adding to the electronics on your boat. Invest in a modern unit, you’ll be paid back in more bass.
Kayak fishing isn’t limited to quiet backwaters and shorelines, especially when chasing smallmouth. Here’s what you need to know to successfully and safely chase them into open water this summer.
Once you have a helper or two around, use this checklist as a basic guide to giving your beloved bass boat that once-a-year checkup.
Professional angler Tim Horton explains how to set up your electronics, whether setting up the sonar or GPS features of your electronics.
Top pros reveal how they use their fish finders to identify both fish and their prey. Discover their tricks inside.
Use your electronic eyes wisely and don't get wrapped up in chasing after every blip and bleep you hear or see. Here's how!
Fishermen aren't likely to do away with their paper maps, but GPS can be an aid in finding that exact spot.
Bass Pro Mike Iaconelli explains how to position your boat for executing perfect lure presentations. A BassResource.com exclusive!
Sometimes we forget how dangerous boating can be. This is a true story about a harrowing trip that could have turned out much worse.
There are too many boating accidents each year. Most accidents can be prevented by following these simple steps.
From launching, safety, and on the water, here's how to make your fishing day more enjoyable.
Before heading out on the water, read these suggestions that will make your time on the water more meaningful and fun.
These basic lists will help you to enhance your boating experience and aid in maintaining the safety of you, your family and friends.
The more you do to maintain your rig, the longer it will last. Here's how to keep your boat in top shape.
Getting a boat ready for winter is more than just throwing a tarp over it. Discover how to store your boat properly until next spring.
Will you destroy your boat this off-season? Take this quiz to find out!
Has your boat finish lost it's luster? We show you how you can end up with a boat that looks almost like it did the day it was new.
Here's a collection of unexpected boat cleaners and solvents that do the job quickly and inexpensively.
Want to win the tournament? The first step is making sure you and your boat get there. Here's a checklist you'll need.
Here are the three biggest mistakes made when purchasing a fish finder and tips to avoid them.
Do you have interference between the trolling motor and the electronics? What causes interference and can you do about it?
We help you understand critical issues in order to confidently select the right trolling motor for your boat and fishing style.
Trolling motors and electronics are key tools we use in our on-the-water fishing and boating experiences.
We reveal how to keep your propeller in top shape and for its maximum potential, and why it's important.
If you're searching for that perfect boat, there are several factors to consider while you're looking. We explain inside.
When looking at buying a new boat, a person should consider the following three things. We reveal them inside.
If you're not careful when you're buying a used boat, you could end up in prison plus a $10,000 fine!
Forrest L. Wood said he had a very simple formula when he founded the company in 1968...
There's no reason you have to be limited to fishing from on the shore. Here are several economical options for you!
Confused by the dizzying array of fishing kayaks available today? Discover how to choose the right kayak for your needs!
You won't believe how easy and inexpensive it is to find a used Jon boat after reading this article!
For each thoughtful boat on a pond, there are several others which didn't fit the needs of that particular owner.
This is the first in a three-part series in which we take a used aluminum boat and convert it into a practical and fun fishing boat.
The final installment in which we take a used aluminum boat and convert it into a practical and fun fishing boat.