Cooper Gallant Bold Stories

Competitive Streak, Love of Fishing Drives Canadian to Chase His Dreams

Gallant grew up in Bowmanville, Ontario, a few hours east of Niagara Falls on the north shore of Lake Ontario. His father, Carey, put a rod in his hand at age 5, and Cooper basically never put it down, spending ...

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Crabbing 101

Crabbing 101

Looking for a new adventure that will have the kids grinning from ear to ear — and will result in one of the most fabulous feasts on the face of the planet? Then it’s time to think about going crabbing. ...

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Quick Tip: Protect Your Boat and Outboard from the Stress and Strain of Trailering

Quick Tip: Protect Your Boat and Outboard from the Stress and Strain of Trailering

It’s no secret that trailering can take its toll on your boat and outboard over time. Bumpy roads, abrupt stops and harmonic vibrations all put stresses on your rig, especially the boat’s transom and the outboard’s tilt/trim system. Trailering with ...

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Financing for Boat Repowers

Financing for Boat Repowers

There are many reasons why someone might want to put a new outboard on their boat, ranging from sub-par performance to stories like Derek Horner repowering his boat because the old engine required incessant repairs. At some point in time, no ...

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No Bananas in the Boat!

No Bananas in the Boat!

The line between ritual and superstition is fine and often blurry. Many anglers will say they’re not superstitious yet admit to adhering to some well-worn patterns or rituals on their day of fishing. Some are downright superstitious and not afraid ...

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One of the Greatest Boat Ramp Tips You’ll Ever See | mercury marine

One of the Greatest Boat Ramp Tips You’ll Ever See

Barry Stokes of Let’s Fish TV has been fishing professionally for 40 years, and he’s got a great tip that will help you get your boat in the water faster and easier, and with less anxiety. In this Mercury Quick ...

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Take Your Boat Camping: Towing a Boat With an RV | Mercury Marine

Take Your Boat Camping: Towing a Boat With an RV

It’s a fact that most Americans who love boating, fishing, and the outdoors in general also love camping. Many of us have both an RV and a boat, which at times can lead to a conundrum—do you take the family ...

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How to Clean or Sanitize Life Jackets | Mercury Marine

How to Clean or Sanitize Life Jackets

Many boaters are hesitant to do anything more to a life jacket or PFD than spray it down with clean water. This is largely due to a well-intentioned fear of compromising its integrity, but proper cleaning is actually good for ...

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Mercury Jet Outboards Rule Shallow Waters

Mercury Jet Outboards Rule Shallow Waters

Think about it: a bass, he's not a very tall fellow. Mercury Pro Angler Stephen Browning attributes that quote to his grandfather, who taught him how to fish the shallow waters of Arkansas's rivers and lakes. And he’s not wrong: ...

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Mike Fuller Mercury Marine

Mike Fuller: Have Photo Boat, Will Travel

Open any boating magazine, website or product brochure, and you’re bound to see gleaming hulls, pristine water, impressive fish and people having fun – images of the life on the water we want for ourselves, with nary a hair or ...

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