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Bimini Fittings | Stainless Steel vs. Nylon Bimini Top Fittings

When you’re out on the water in the summer, it’s next to impossible to avoid the hot sun. Fortunately, the solution is simple: make your own shade by installing a bimini top from trusted brands like Carver or Westland. But what’s not so simple are the decisions that go into figuring out the right bimini top for your boat — [...]

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First-class bass: Bassmaster’s Top 10 Best Bass Lakes for 2016

It’s finally here: Bassmaster Magazine’s much-anticipated Best Bass Lakes for 2016!This list is widely accepted as the ultimate guide to identifying the various bass fishing meccas across the United States.In previous years, Bassmaster has published an extensive 100-lake fishing report. This year, they’re trying something new. Their top 10 list was followed by the 25 best [...]

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Smooth sailing with EZ Slide Trailer Slides and BunkEnders

The sun is hot, the fish are jumpin’ and the water’s fine. We know our SavvyBoater.com customers hop from lake to lake, river to river looking for that perfect wake, or the best fishing spot. Of course, that involves taking your boat in and out of the water several times during the summer. Even if you’re planning on trailering your [...]

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The DeckMate – 6 Boat Tools in 1!

If you’re shopping on SavvyBoater.com, chances are you’re probably, well, a savvy boater — or, you want to become one. In either case, you know that one of the best feelings in the world is getting out on the [insert your favorite body of water here], and nothing can stop you from doing just that. Unless… something goes [...]

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Boaters should be aware of “Sharktivity” before they hit the open water this summer

We all know the two most ominous and terrifying notes in all of movie soundtrack history: The infamous duunn-dun that signals an impending shark attack in Spielberg’s classic 1975 horror film, Jaws.Unlike the shark’s ill-fated victims in the movie, boaters can be better prepared for their next trip out on the water thanks to a new free [...]

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Master Angler Program: Travel Manitoba

The Master Angler Program in Manitoba had been around for 50 years, making it the oldest master angler program in North America. According to the program’s website, over “10,000 trophy fish from 30 qualifying species were caught and recorded - and almost 90% of those were released!” The program was set in place to highlight [...]

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Top 10 Family-Friendly Places to Fish and Boat in 2016

It's summer time! Pick the best place for your family vacation! 1. Everglades National Park, FL Ideal for skilled boaters and fishermen! With one third of the park covered by water, and both freshwater and saltwater fishing. Plus, enjoy hiking, camping, and biking. The park was established in 1947 to preserve the land, animals, and plants. Admission fee: $20 per vehicle, 7 [...]

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Bimini Tops: How to Measure and Mount

Bimini tops are essential for protection against harmful sun exposure and summer storms. They are a great investment and most come with a warranty. There is also a wide range of colors and style options to choose from, so you can find the best one for your boat. Selecting the right Bimini may seem difficult but the resources [...]

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Summer Fun with Backyard Bass!

Summer is almost here! With the kids out of school you may be asking yourself, “How am I going to keep them busy?” They could sit in front of the TV, or mindlessly play videos games all summer, but I want my kids to get outside and be active. The answer is Backyard Bass. Backyard Bass are fish shaped casting [...]

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Boat Covers - Carver vs. Westland

On SavvyBoater.com we carry both Carver and Westland boat covers. Customers often ask what the major differences are between the two manufacturers.Carver has been in business for over 30 years and makes all their boat covers in the USA. Their selection ranges from custom fit, styled-to-fit, flex-fit, pontoon covers, specialty covers, and personal watercraft covers.The custom fit option [...]

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