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Mercury Marine | Active Trim

Mercury Marine | Active Trim

The Mercury Active Trim is a GPS, speed based, automatic engine trim system. This responds to the weather around you responding to the weather conditions around you and fuel economy. Now the engine will set the trim for you so you no longer have to. I know many guys who don’t even use their trim because they don’t want to deal with it. The trim is super important for leveling the boat off and saving on fuel - that is why this invention is so awesome.

Scales Gear | Board Shorts

Scales Gear | Board Shorts

The newest edition to the Scales gear family is the Fisherman Board Shorts, made my fisherman for fisherman. One of my favorite features is the padded waste band - when we are fishing all day long with spinning tackle, fighting the fish is just the beginning. Then you have to fight the pain of when it hits you in the hip. Scales built protection right in for that exact situation. There is also a built in plier pocket with polyester so the pliers don’t get jammed up - aside from that they are extremely comfortable. Check them out!

Power Pro | Depth Hunter

Into The Shop - Power Pro brought to you by West Marine.

The line on this Power Pro Depth Hunter is color coded, every 25 feet there is a different color. When we are out there jigging in the deep water. I can mark the fish on the bottom machine and if it’s 75 feet, I know 3 color changes and I’m on the fish. This helps you make sure your bait is where it needs to be.

See you on the water,

Steve Rodger

Shimano | ColtSniper

Into The Shop - Shimano brought to you by West Marine.

When we are heading offshore, whether in the Gulf or the Atlantic, I enjoy topwater fishing because of the visual of the bite. We do a lot of casting of plugs which allows for more personal situation with the fish. It’s a little bit harder to get a bite on an artificial versus live bait. The new Shimano ColtSniper Stick Bait and Jerk Baits have weight propulsion systems for casting.

As you load the rod up, the weight shifts to the rear of the lure allowing you to sling it a much further distance to busting fish. You will be able to make way longer casts, you can stay further back to not spook the fish, not scare the fish and you will have a lot more strikes on the artificial lures.

See you on the water,

Steve Rodger