April 29, 2013
Boat Test Monday
Brady L. Kay

Boat Test Monday: Sylvan 8522 Mirage LE

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
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
News

Eyes In the Back Of Your Head

Here’s a great recommendation for you and your boat.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
Tommy Bailey

Fishing Roundup: Eight Greet 'Toon Options

The time is almost here.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
Michael Deulley

Harnessing The SouthWind: A closer look at the 229LC

Don't let the confusion of choosing between a deck boat and pontoon get in your way this boating season.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
News

Keep Your Boat Out of Dry-Dock: The 3-in-1 fuel additive improves performance and reliability

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.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
News

Marinalife's Locater: As easy as getting online

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.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
Katie Burke

Not Your Grandpa's 'Toon: Testing the Xcursion 23RFE

There’s something about stepping onto a nice boat that gives you a sense of inner peace.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
News

PDB Poll Results

Realistically, how often do you wear your life jacket when you're boating?
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
PDB Tested
Brady L. Kay

PDB TESTED No. 134: AIRHEAD: Bungee Dock Line

Over the years we’ve been fortunate to test a lot of great and unique products to help make docking easier.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
PDB Tested
Katie Burke

PDB TESTED No. 135: Magellan eXplorist 710: GPS With Fishing Hot Spots Software

The Magellan eXplorist 710 is an impressive handheld GPS.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
PDB Tested

PDB TESTED No. 136: Goal Zero's Switch 8: Solar Charging Kit For Your Phone

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.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
News

Prospec's Infinity CD Receiver: Featuring Bluetooth capabilities

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

Revolutionary Footwear

Created to be an all-surface neoprene footwear, Nufoot is waterproof, anti-skid and fully form-fitting footwear created with the boater in mind.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
Dan Armitage

Stop, Look And Listen

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.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
News

Take Your Tackle On The Go

Never again find yourself wishing you would have brought your tackle with you on a fishing excursion.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
News

Where's The Paddle?

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

DIY Projects!: Excerpts from recent PDB forum exchanges at www.pdbmagazine.com

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.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
Forum Member Spotlight

Forum Member Spotlight:Rickdb1

The PDB forum is a great place to discuss your boat with other like-minded people.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
News

Gold Eagle Survey Results: Pre-emptive prep pays

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.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
News

Maintenance Tips For Summer

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.
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April 28, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
News

State To State Boating Laws: Rules subject to change

New state and local boating laws, regulations and policy changes have taken effect in the United States for 2013.
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April 25, 2013
PDB Tested
Brady L. Kay

PDB Tested: Fender Grip

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
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April 24, 2013
Feature

Engine Feeling Sluggish?

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
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April 22, 2013
Boat Test Monday
Brady L. Kay

Boat Test Monday: Voyager Extreme 25 CR/SL

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
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April 22, 2013
Forum Member Spotlight

Forum Member Spotlight: bigkahuna

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.
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April 19, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
News

A Sneak Peek: Caribbean 250 Limited SLR2

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

Facebook Feedback: Straight from you

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April 19, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
Feature
Michael Deulley

FourWinds Resort & Marina: Redefining your vacation

Vacation season is right around the corner and you're looking for a great place to make wonderful memories.
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April 19, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
News

Happy Birthday E-NATION!

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.
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April 19, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
News

Looking For Our Cover Model

We love connecting with you on Facebook.
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April 19, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
Katie Burke

Organizing Your Boat: Tips to keep it cheap and simple

Is it just me or is there something calming about everything being in the correct place?
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April 19, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
Feature
Katie Burke

Party On A PlayCraft: A baby boomer secret

An entire generation of Americans are getting ready to retire and start living life instead of punching a time clock.
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April 19, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
Feature
Sandra Deck

Planning For The Fourth: Best places to watch fireworks

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April 19, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
Feature
Michael Deulley

Powered By Innovation: Element Fabricating Trolling Bracket

Sometimes, finding ways to push the limits of what is possible comes unexpectedly.
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April 19, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
Brady L. Kay

We're Living In Pontoon Central

Traditionally our April issue kicks off the fishing season for us at PDB magazine.
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April 19, 2013
PDB Tested

PDB Tested: Tourney Trail Baitcasting Reel

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
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April 16, 2013
News

Pre-emptive prep pays off

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
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April 15, 2013
Feature
Katie Burke

Professional Tube Testers: Putting the newest towables through the ringer

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
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April 15, 2013
Feature
Brady L. Kay

Versatility Meets Value: Testing the Tahoe 215 Xi

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
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April 08, 2013
Boat Test Monday
Brady L. Kay

Boat Test Monday: Tahoe Vista VT 2285 Elite "C" Class

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
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April 08, 2013| Published in the April 2013 issue
Feature
Dan Armitage

Fishing at Night: Let There Be Light

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
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April 03, 2013
PDB Tested
Brady L. Kay

PDB Tested: Discovery Expedition

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
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April 02, 2013
Feature

Custom built for a specific purpose

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
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April 01, 2013
Boat Test Monday
Brady L. Kay

Boat Test Monday: South Bay 722SL Trifecta

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
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