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  • Family Fishing: Essential Gear and Tips To Get You Going
    by boatmatrixnews on June 2, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    Anyone who knows me will tell you that I fully embrace the old saying, “A bad day fishing is better than a good day at the office.” My addiction to fishing started with my father, who was an avid angler. He handed me an old tackle box, a small fishing rod tipped with a hook and […]

  • Tow Sports Etiquette
    by boatmatrixnews on May 16, 2017 at 7:10 pm

    Surfing behind a boat on an endless wave, without the need to hold on to a towrope, is one of the most liberating feelings you can get on the water. Because of that, count me among the recent converts to the wakesurfing craze that’s sweeping through the boating culture. But at the last Miami Internationa […]

  • 7 CLUES THAT IT’S TIME TO TAKE A BOATER SAFETY COURSE
    by boatmatrixnews on May 1, 2017 at 6:08 pm

      When you sign up for a boater safety course, you’re taking an important step toward being a responsible boater. It doesn’t matter if you have been a boater for years or if you are new to boating, you can brush up on your existing knowledge and learn the current rules on how to practic […]

  • Fishing Safety Rules For Kids That Every Parent Should Know
    by boatmatrixnews on March 23, 2017 at 2:35 pm

    The best fishing days are safe fishing days. With all of the excitement that often surrounds an upcoming fishing trip, don’t forget to run through a list of fishing safety rules for kids beforehand. Parents and fishing mentors need to remember that proper preparation, guidance and constant adult supervision are requirements when taking kids fishing. […]

  • Tips for Tower Upgrades
    by boatmatrixnews on March 15, 2017 at 11:19 pm

    There’s a reason that watersports towers now seem to dominate the recreational boating horizon. Tow sports are the hot ticket, a way to greatly expand the enjoyment of your boat and get countless family and friends in on the action. And towers make enjoying those sports all the more fun, not just for the participant […]