• Boat Test Monday: Sylvan 8522 Mirage LE

    April 29, 2013
    Boat Test Monday
    Brady L. Kay
    It's Boat Test Monday! Every year we test the newest boats from the manufacturers so we can let you know what's hot for the upcoming year. Here's one
  • Eyes In the Back Of Your Head

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    Here’s a great recommendation for you and your boat.
  • Fishing Roundup

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    Tommy Bailey
    The time is almost here.
  • Harnessing The SouthWind

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    Michael Deulley
    Don't let the confusion of choosing between a deck boat and pontoon get in your way this boating season.
  • Keep Your Boat Out of Dry-Dock

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    With the introduction of ethanol-blended gasoline, boaters need to take a number of things into consideration when caring for their boat’s fuel system to prevent costly repairs, or worse, being stranded on the open water.
  • Marinalife's Locater

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    Marinalife has recently released a new service and maintenance locator on its website that gives viewers detailed information of companies, such as boatyards and repair yards, as well as where they're located and what kind of services they offer.
  • Not Your Grandpa's 'Toon

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    Katie Burke
    There’s something about stepping onto a nice boat that gives you a sense of inner peace.
  • PDB Poll Results

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    Realistically, how often do you wear your life jacket when you're boating?
  • PDB TESTED No. 134: AIRHEAD

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    PDB Tested
    Brady L. Kay
    Over the years we’ve been fortunate to test a lot of great and unique products to help make docking easier.
  • PDB TESTED No. 135: Magellan eXplorist 710

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    PDB Tested
    Katie Burke
    The Magellan eXplorist 710 is an impressive handheld GPS.
  • PDB TESTED No. 136: Goal Zero's Switch 8

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    PDB Tested
    We’ve all been there: staring at the battery life indicator on our phone just hoping we have enough juice to make one last call.
  • Prospec's Infinity CD Receiver

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    Prospec Electronics has created a range of Bluetooth audio streaming receivers and now adds the Infinity INFMR180 receiver to the list.
  • Revolutionary Footwear

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    Created to be an all-surface neoprene footwear, Nufoot is waterproof, anti-skid and fully form-fitting footwear created with the boater in mind.
  • Stop, Look And Listen

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    Dan Armitage
    One of the most important lessons I ever learned about fishing came when I approached a trout stream, eager to wet a line and try to catch what has always been an exotic—and favorite—species to me.
  • Take Your Tackle On The Go

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    Never again find yourself wishing you would have brought your tackle with you on a fishing excursion.
  • Where's The Paddle?

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    The paddle blended in well at the boat show on page 39 in our February issue.
  • DIY Projects!

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    There is a ton of good info on the forum, mainly because the regulars do such a great job of helping out with every question asked.
  • Forum Member Spotlight:Rickdb1

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    Forum Member Spotlight
    The PDB forum is a great place to discuss your boat with other like-minded people.
  • Gold Eagle Survey Results

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    Gold Eagle Co. hired Kelton Research to conduct an online and email survey to gauge how people felt about getting their watercraft and other mechanical equipment prepped for the spring season.
  • Maintenance Tips For Summer

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    This year, before you get your boat on the water, be sure to give it the “once over” and check your boat to ensure that everything is in proper working order.
  • State To State Boating Laws

    April 28, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    New state and local boating laws, regulations and policy changes have taken effect in the United States for 2013.
  • PDB Tested: Fender Grip

    April 25, 2013
    PDB Tested
    Brady L. Kay
    If you're constantly tying up to the same dock it's probably not a big deal, but when you tend to visit places with varying dock heights it can be a c
  • Engine Feeling Sluggish?

    April 24, 2013
    Feature
    We can handle most of our outboard's routine maintenance-the simple stuff like oil changes, replacing filters and such, but where do we take the boat
  • Boat Test Monday: Voyager Extreme 25 CR/SL

    April 22, 2013
    Boat Test Monday
    Brady L. Kay
    It's Boat Test Monday! Every year we test the newest boats from the manufacturers so we can let you know what's hot for the upcoming year. Here's one
  • Forum Member Spotlight: bigkahuna

    April 22, 2013
    Forum Member Spotlight
    Here is a quick look at those members who make an extra effort on our forum by going out of their way to help others.
  • A Sneak Peek

    April 19, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    For those attending the early boat shows, you might have already had the chance to see what’s new from Crest Marine.
  • Facebook Feedback

    April 19, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
  • FourWinds Resort & Marina

    April 19, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    Feature
    Michael Deulley
    Vacation season is right around the corner and you're looking for a great place to make wonderful memories.
  • Happy Birthday E-NATION!

    April 19, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    On February 12, Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) celebrated Evinrude E-NATION's first birthday by adding new features and upgrades to the socially-driven online community.
  • Looking For Our Cover Model

    April 19, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    News
    We love connecting with you on Facebook.
  • Organizing Your Boat

    April 19, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    Katie Burke
    Is it just me or is there something calming about everything being in the correct place?
  • Party On A PlayCraft

    April 19, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    Feature
    Katie Burke
    An entire generation of Americans are getting ready to retire and start living life instead of punching a time clock.
  • Planning For The Fourth

    April 19, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    Feature
    Sandra Deck
  • Powered By Innovation

    April 19, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    Feature
    Michael Deulley
    Sometimes, finding ways to push the limits of what is possible comes unexpectedly.
  • We're Living In Pontoon Central

    April 19, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    Brady L. Kay
    Traditionally our April issue kicks off the fishing season for us at PDB magazine.
  • PDB Tested: Tourney Trail Baitcasting Reel

    April 19, 2013
    PDB Tested
    Some products are more fun to test than others, but when it comes to "testing" fishing equipment, you don't need to tell me twice. Once I heard that C
  • Pre-emptive prep pays off

    April 16, 2013
    News
    Spring is a few weeks away, and while many are looking forward to flowers and warmer temperatures, some are starting to sweat the `small' stuff, inclu
  • Professional Tube Testers

    April 15, 2013
    Feature
    Katie Burke
    Blowing up 10 huge towables right on the dock will draw attention to you. When you explain to people that you are getting paid to test them, jaws star
  • Versatility Meets Value

    April 15, 2013
    Feature
    Brady L. Kay
    With this Tahoe 215 Xi it's all about versatility and power and once you get it away from the dock, you won't want to come back
  • Boat Test Monday: Tahoe Vista VT 2285 Elite "C" Class

    April 08, 2013
    Boat Test Monday
    Brady L. Kay
    It's Boat Test Monday! Every year we test the newest boats from the manufacturers so we can let you know what's hot for the upcoming year. Here's one
  • Fishing at Night

    April 08, 2013 Published in the April 2013 issue
    Feature
    Dan Armitage
    Fishermen have been using light to help them catch fish after dark for eons. Carrying torches by hand or fitting them to the bow to allow the open fla
  • PDB Tested: Discovery Expedition

    April 03, 2013
    PDB Tested
    Brady L. Kay
    My search began when I was put on the spot to recommend the perfect binocular by a pontoon owner. In his area there is plenty of great wildlife and he
  • Custom built for a specific purpose

    April 02, 2013
    Feature
    The inspiration for this project was driven by my father's philosophy: explore and enjoy, but leave no footprint behind. He was an avid boater and mou
  • Boat Test Monday: South Bay 722SL Trifecta

    April 01, 2013
    Boat Test Monday
    Brady L. Kay
    It's Boat Test Monday! Every year we test the newest boats from the manufacturers so we can let you know what's hot for the upcoming year. Here's one