“ANYBODY WANT TO BUY MY OLD ALMUMINUM ROWBOAT?” — Engineer, bass fisherman & family man finds the FoldCat 440 fits his needs exactly

Thomas Mannion, of New Boston, New Hampshire, balances his love for bass fishing and his love for his family in a way that makes everybody happy — he combines them. “I’m a still water bass fisherman,” Tom told us. He sought a boat that would get him where he wanted to be; in the shallow, still waters where the lily pads grow the big bass lurk. “What really drew me to the Sea Eagle FoldCat was it draws only four inches.” Try Tom’s stealth bass fishing secrets “One of the best fishing spots I’ve found is in a pond near … Continue reading “ANYBODY WANT TO BUY MY OLD ALMUMINUM ROWBOAT?” — Engineer, bass fisherman & family man finds the FoldCat 440 fits his needs exactly

TEEN-TESTED, DAD-APPROVED — Sea Eagle Frameless Pontoon Boat is this young fisherman’s dream boat

Mitch Moline is 14 years old and nuts about fishing. And pursuing his passion is an everyday event for Mitch — he lives at a lakeside resort his parents own. We visited Mitch and his family at their Afterglow Lake Resort outside Phelps, Wisconsin. Built in 1949, the resort spans 240 wooded acres and is surrounded by the Nicolet National Forest. Their privately-owned, spring-fed Afterglow Lake measures 33 big acres and teems with bluegills and bass. “The bass are really big and nice,” reports Mitch. “Holding that fish was the coolest thing I ever did.” Mitch got hooked on fishing … Continue reading TEEN-TESTED, DAD-APPROVED — Sea Eagle Frameless Pontoon Boat is this young fisherman’s dream boat

My Solar Power Dream

I started experimenting with solar panels about 10 years ago. I bought various solar panels from West Marine and other sources to “trickle charge” my 12 volt, deep cycle lead acid battery. At the time I was using a MinnKota Rip Tide 55 electric motor. The MinnKota motor was extremely reliable, totally resistant to salt water, but it delivered very little power – I often was unable to motor against a high wind or a strong tide in the bays near my home. In addition, the MinnKota was pretty heavy, especially when you considered the 50 lb. weight of the … Continue reading My Solar Power Dream