Buying a Boat Can Be Affordable

So you’ve been on friends’ boats enough times now to know you just might want one of your own. But what to buy—what sort of boat do you want? What would you use it for? What’s a best-fit for you and your family? What would you do with it...

Ice Thickness Safety Chart

Keep your family and friends safe this winter! Print out and post this ice thickness safety chart at your lakefront property for everyone to see. By www.Ameriprise.com. Ice safety tips for walking, fishing, driving and more Check the ice thickness before you go on it. Four inches is the...

Fishing: Natural Bait vs. Artificial Lures

Many species of fish are much less responsive to lures than they are to bait. Lure fishing generally demands better-quality tackle and a higher degree of skill than bait fishing. The following article was published by DiscoverBoating.com. Natural Fishing Bait, The Most Effective Choice One of the most efficient and productive methods of sport angling is to...

Teaching Kids How to Waterski

An expert teacher shows you how to get kids up on waterskis at the cabin Story by Mark R. Johnson ~ Photos by Steve Umland – Original Article by CabinLife.com. “Hit it!” Those two words form one of the most exhilarating and memorable phrases uttered at a lake cabin. For...

Towable Tube Buying Guide

Looking for a new tube for the upcoming summer but can’t decide which is the best option for you? There are so many tubes out on the market made by all kinds of different brands that it can be quite difficult to tell a good tube from a bad...

5 Baits For Fall Bass Fishing

By Casey Ashley, Bassmaster.com. It’s funny, while a lot of people are cleaning out their boats to reorganize their tackle for next year. Fall is actually a time when you want to make sure you keep a good selection of baits handy. That’s because this can be a tough...

Cool Off at These Summer Lake Side Escapes

Testing the waters across New England, we uncover nine beauties worth their salt—or lack thereof…by BostonMagazine.com. The coast is fine, if you’re into jellyfish, lugging around your own shade, and paying peak-season super-premiums for overnights. But we’re thinking that this is the summer to bag the ocean in favor...