May 31, 2012
PDB Tested
Brandon Barrus

PDB Tested: Ribz Pack

Ever wish you had more hands? Especially on a pontoon or deck boat? We've all been there, trying to keep our tools, pliers, knife and other important
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May 29, 2012
News

Scope Seating offers 5-8 warranty

Scope Seating Technologies has been in the seating business since 1922, and building premier marine seating for more than 30 years. Its team of innova
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May 27, 2012
PDB Tested
Jeff Westfall

PDB Tested: Ono's Polarized Sunglasses with Bifocals

Finally, sunglasses for anglers with aging eyes." Yep, that's the line that sold me. I didn't need to hear any more, I was already interested.
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May 25, 2012
Feature
Brandon Barrus

Princecraft's Fishing Deck Has You Covered

When you're looking at a fishing boat, you definitely want to be able to appreciate the small details. Serious fishermen don't want to buy a deck boat
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May 23, 2012
News
Brandon Barrus

Lithia Springs Marina Surrounded by Pristine Land

Lithia Springs Marina is set on picturesque Lake Shelbyville, appropriately located near Shelbyville, Ill. Widely known for its boat rentals, which in
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May 21, 2012
News
Brady L. Kay

PDB Tested: Cleanwaste

When reviewing pop-up enclosures while doing our boat tests, I tend to see changing rooms as more for kids than adults. Sure these areas are great for
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May 19, 2012
Feature

Silver Wave Pontoons

Parks Mfg. Inc., makers of the Blue Wave Boat line, knows the boating industry. Which makes their pontoons even more trustworthy. The Silver Wave line
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May 17, 2012
News
Brady L. Kay

PDB Tested: Stanley Spotlight

It's probably just the kid in me, but when I hear about a waterproof spotlight that will "float" if it goes overboard, I just have to try it myself. B
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May 15, 2012
News
Martin Peters

Taking Care of Your Trailer

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-min
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May 14, 2012
News

Smoker Craft Boating Industry Leader dies at the age of 97

Harold A. Schrock, who turned his father's boat business into an industry leader, died on May 12, 2012 at his home in Syracuse, Indiana. He was 97.
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May 13, 2012
Feature
Brandon Barrus

Tips for Long Distance Boat Towing

Most of us bought a boat because we live near a lake or river or reservoir, and it's convenient to make the 10-minute drive to the water and get start
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May 11, 2012
News

Device Allows for Solo Docking

Docking a pontoon boat can be a hairy experience, especially if one if attempting this feat on their own. Taking the wind into account, trying to line
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May 09, 2012
PDB Tested

PDB Tested: Torpedo

I must admit that when we first decided to test the Dock Torpedo from LakeTek, I was skeptical. "What's the benefit of using one giant dock bumper ove
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May 07, 2012
News
PDB Staff

Ex-firefighter Seeks to Take Boating to Everyone

Tom Smurthwaite was once a firefighter in Rochester, N.Y. A backdraft explosion blew him down a set of stairs and crushed his back, giving him spinal
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May 04, 2012
News

National Safe Boating Week May 19-25

National Safe Boating Week is coming up May 19-25! Since President Eisenhower proclaimed the week in 1958, the United States has seen a steady decline
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May 02, 2012
Feature
Brandon Barrus

Children On The Water

Armed with knowledge, a boater might even feel so confident in his abilities that he wouldn't think twice about bringing children onboard, whether his
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