How to Catch Finicky Early Season Bluefin Tuna

How to Catch Finicky Early Season Bluefin Tuna

As a self-described “tuna nerd,” Ali Hussainy is enjoying what could be described as the good old days of bluefin tuna fishing in his hometown waters off the coast of Southern California. Why so good? Since the El Niño weather ...

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How to Anchor Your Boat

How to Anchor Your Boat

Anchoring a boat would seem as simple as lowering the anchor to the bottom and cleating off the line, but many boaters have difficulty with the task. And it’s crucial to know how to anchor your boat because if you ...

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Quick Tip: How to Clean Electronic Screens the Right Way

Quick Tip: How to Clean Electronic Screens the Right Way

Today’s boats have no shortage of electronic screens at the helm: fish finders, chartplotters, engine monitors and the list goes on. And when you’re on the water, you’re guaranteed to see water spots and fingerprints, sooner or later. Not to ...

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How to Fish for Tarpon with Peter Miller

How to Fish for Tarpon with Peter Miller

It was like nothing Peter Miller had ever experienced. A challenge, a thrill, an achievement so grand it would make an indelible impression that he’s been chasing since 1986. During a visit to Boca Grande Pass – the world-famous tarpon ...

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Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

The three R’s of conservation — reduce, reuse and recycle — have been a mantra for environmentally conscious individuals and organizations since the first national Earth Day on April 22, 1970. The concept has endured and even grown throughout the ...

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Year-Round Tactics for Northern Pike

Year-Round Tactics for Northern Pike

This blog is by Mercury Pro Team member Jeremy Smith, one of the hosts of “Lindner’s Angling Edge” and a renowned multi-species angler based in Minnesota. Growing up in the North Country, many anglers develop a fascination with northern pike at ...

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How to Tie the Alberto Knot with George Gozdz

How to Tie the Alberto Knot with George Gozdz

Knowing which knots to use in different situations is critical for all anglers, and the Alberto knot is one you’ll want to have committed to memory. This knot is ideal for tying fluorocarbon leaders to smaller-diameter braid main lines. The ...

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How to Introduce Your Children to Driving a Boat

How to Introduce Your Children to Driving a Boat

One of the best ways to make sure that children stay entertained while on board your boat is to teach them how to drive the boat. Not only will they be more engaged with the boat and the natural setting ...

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When and How to Catch Redfish on Weedless Spoons

When and How to Catch Redfish on Weedless Spoons

Redfish are among the most popular saltwater inshore species, and spring is a favorite time to target them by capitalizing on the flutter and flash of weedless spoons. In spring, rising water temperatures bring on a boost in backcountry baitfish ...

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Cook Your Catch: Pan-Seared Lingcod with Lemon-Butter Garlic Sauce

Cook Your Catch: Pan-Seared Lingcod with Lemon-Butter Garlic Sauce

Winters can be long in the Pacific Northwest, where Mercury Pro Team member Rob Endsley, an Alaska charter boat captain (princeofwalessportfishing.com), former river guide and host of the Seattle-based radio show “Outdoor Line,” and his family live. And these long ...

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