Yamaha Aims to Unite Anglers

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  Yamaha Aims to Unite Anglers by Ted Lund   Yamaha, the world’s leader in two-stroke and four-stroke outboard power, hopes to unite fresh- and saltwater anglers on the conservation front. Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation is based around a website —  bassforsalt.com — that features an intuitive online interface, which enables fishermen to advocate […]

Maintenance Matters

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  Maintenance Matters by Ted Lund Regular maintenance is critical for the continued proper operation of any engine — outboard, inboard, or otherwise. Add in the fact that an outboard operates under some of the harshest environmental conditions imaginable, and maintenance becomes even more critical. High load, high-RPM operation, extreme temperatures, high moisture, and periods […]

GameOver: Yamaha Tops in Dependability

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  GameOver: Yamaha Tops in Dependability by Ted Lund After more than 3,200 hours and 50,600 miles on his triple Yamaha 225 four-strokes, nothing says dependability like taking home first place and $25,000 in cash and prizes during the Ed Dwyer’s Otherside Invitational out of Port Canaveral.  That’s exactly the statement that Orlando-based angler Gary […]

Yamaha Welcomes 25 inch SHO 150 and 250 to the Family

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  Yamaha Welcomes 25 inch SHO 150 and 250 to the Family by Ted Lund   Yamaha Outboards, the world’s leader in reliable, clean and quiet four-stroke outboard power is welcoming two additions to its highly popular line of V Max SHO® engines with the new 150-hp and 250-hp X-shaft models. The SHO V Max […]

HAPPY TRAILS: TRAILERS, TIRES, AND LIGHTS

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  HAPPY TRAILS: TRAILERS, TIRES, AND LIGHTS   For most of us, our boats will spend most of their lives on the trailer. Unfortunately, boat trailers tend to be one of those out-of-sight, out-of-mind things that don’t receive the attention they deserve until something breaks in the middle of nowhere. Not to worry; we’re here […]

Fish Crabs for Blackfish

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  Fish Crabs for Blackfish   It takes a tough fish to make its living eating critters encased in hard shells, but the pugnacious blackfish fits the bill.  Blackfish are also known as tautog or tog, shortened versions of the name given to them hundreds of years ago by the Narragansett Indians who called the […]

REPOWERING WITH NEWER OUTBOARDS OFTEN IMPROVES SPEED AND EFFICIENCY

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  REPOWERING WITH NEWER OUTBOARDS OFTEN IMPROVES SPEED AND EFFICIENCY   There are a lot of benefits to repowering your boat, and the benefits are greater with the arrival of new-generation outboards. Take, for example, a Grady-White® 330 Express. Let’s say you purchased one a few years ago with a pair of 3.3-liter Yamaha F250s. […]

Big Flutter Spoons Offer New Choices for Deep Winter Bass

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  Big Flutter Spoons Offer New Choices for Deep Winter Bass Yamaha Pro Kelly Jordon Hops Spoons Slowly Just Above The Bottom If you caught 15 bass, each weighing between four and six pounds, on the first 15 casts you ever made with a new lure, wouldn’t that lure become one of your all-time favorites? […]