Weather preparedness tips from our friends at Boat U.S. Foundation

Weather preparedness tips from our friends at Boat U.S. Foundation

Photo:@donn.mt.406 As boaters, we have a deep appreciation for nature—it is, after all, what makes it all possible. Unfortunately, with all of its majesty also comes the unpredictably of weather.  Fortunately, there are steps you can take to boat safely ...

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Mercury Marine supports fight against Lionfish invasion of Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea

Mercury Marine supports fight against Lionfish invasion of Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea

The Lionfish is a rare species in the sense that the more you know about it, the less there is to like. Sure, it looks exotic and cool in your dentist’s saltwater aquarium or a glossy travel magazine photo. But ...

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catch and release

Conservation: Learn how to properly catch and release

  Catch and release fishing is one way to conserve native fish species. When this practice is in effect, anglers carefully and immediately return the fish according to requirements of size and species to the water where it was caught. ...

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Cook your Catch | Summer Redfish Recipe

Cook your Catch | Summer Redfish Recipe

The redfish. You may also know it as a red drum, channel bass, puppy drum, spot tail bass, or just plain old red. But no matter what you call it, there’s no denying that this mild, sweet-tasting fish makes one ...

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Selecting the best prop is crucial but easy

Selecting the best prop is crucial but easy

Boat dealers and service experts will tell you that incorrect prop selection is a leading cause of poor engine and boat performance. Mercury Marine, the world’s largest supplier of propellers for recreational and commercial boats and engines, provides a wide ...

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whole fried snapper

Recipe: Whole Fried Yellowtail Snapper by James Petrakis

This fast and simple recipe combines the sweet, delicate flavor of snapper with the tartness of citrus and crisp texture of deep-frying. Add your favorite sides for a delectable and hearty meal. Recipe Instructions: 2 1- to 1 1⁄2-pound whole ...

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QuickBite Tips: Lanyard Stop Switch

QuickBite Tips: Lanyard Stop Switch

The Lanyard Stop Switch is a simple but extremely effective on-board safety device designed to shut off a boat’s engine if the operator moves away (as in accidental ejection) from the operator’s position. The Lanyard physically connects the operator to ...

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QuickBite Tips: Launch Etiquette

QuickBite Tips: Launch Etiquette

One of the most stressful parts of boating can be the launch and learning the unwritten rules of the ramp. Take a minute to watch this QuickBite tip on boat ramp etiquette.

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QuickBite Tips: Docking Your Boat

QuickBite Tips: Docking Your Boat

New to boating? Check out these great tips for learning to dock your boat. With a few simple supplies like docklines and fenders, and following these simple step-by-step instructions, it's easy to look like a pro. Watch the video below!

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QuickBite Tips: Checking outboard motor mounts

QuickBite Tips: Checking outboard motor mounts

Checking your outboard motor mounts is important to ensure peak performance and safety when operating your boat. Follow these simple steps to ensure your engine is secure at all times.

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