Hear the Difference

Hear the Difference

Many boat owners associate a powerful outboard with a powerful sound. They assume that a high-performance engine has to be loud. Mercury Marine® has a different take. The company understands that noise is no measure of performance, and that sophisticated ...

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How to Book a Charter Captain

How to Book a Charter Captain

Whether you’re booking an offshore boat for billfish and tuna, hiring an inshore guide to chase specks and reds, or looking for a walleye or salmon trip on the Great Lakes, you want to make sure you choose the right ...

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Marine Battery Basics Mercury Marine

Marine Battery Basics

Battery power is a critical component in the overall performance of a boat for any activity on the water. From cranking up your outboard to operating integrated digital technologies and marine electronics, not much happens without a reliable source of ...

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Frank Talley and family

Talley’s Bassmaster Dream Comes True

Mercury Pro Team member Frank Talley has dreamed of winning a top-level professional bass tournament his entire life. But with three children at home, he kept that dream in his back pocket for two decades in favor of coaching youth sports teams, ...

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How To Trim Your Outboard for Optimal Performance

How To Trim Your Outboard for Optimal Performance

Adjusting an outboard’s trim in or out is one of the most effective ways to improve a boat's overall performance. Trimming the outboard adjusts the boat’s attitude, or the angle of its bow into the water, which can help dial ...

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How To Get Started Trolling for Lake Trout and Salmon

How To Get Started Trolling for Lake Trout and Salmon

It doesn’t take much to persuade a curious “fish head” like McKeon Roberts to dabble in a type of fishing that’s not exactly in his wheelhouse. Roberts, who lives in Minnesota and is part of the Wired2Fish editorial team, is ...

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How to Insure Your Boat the Right Way

How to Insure Your Boat the Right Way

Mercury Pro Team member Todd Hollowell is well known for being a professional bass angler and co-host of the FLW LIVE broadcast and TV show. What few of Hollowell’s fans know is that he also has a day job as ...

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Prop Blade Rake: Not Easy to Explain, but Crucial for Optimal Boating

Prop Blade Rake: Not Easy to Explain, but Crucial for Optimal Boating

sOne key prop dimension is blade rake. In technical terms, rake is the angle of a propeller blade relative to its hub when viewed from the side. If the blade is perpendicular to the propeller hub, like the blades of ...

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Cook Your Catch: How Peter Miller Grills Steaks Dockside

Cook Your Catch: How Peter Miller Grills Steaks Dockside

There’s no doubt the bounty provided by the oceans and freshwater fisheries is something to be treasured – and one of the big perks of boating and angling. But sometimes, nothing but a steak will do. Maybe you haven’t been ...

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How to Customize Your Mercury Outboard with Color Accent Panels

How to Customize Your Mercury Outboard with Color Accent Panels

George Poveromo believes that keeping a boat looking sharp is an important part of maintaining pride of ownership. That’s why the host of the TV show “George Poveromo’s World of Saltwater Fishing” pays such close attention to his boats’ specialty ...

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