Skipping and Pitching docks

Skipping and pitching docks and overhangs is a technique that you must master. The big ones hide under there, this is a fact. This technique requires practice, practice, and more practice to perfect it. I can only do it with a spinning setup, I tried a few times with a baitcaster, but it became really expensive changing line each and every time I got a massive… ...Read More

Shimano Chronarch MGL 150

Shimano is introducing the Shimano Chronarch MGL 150 for 2017. This is going to be a bad ass reel for sure. It’s at a price point that is tough to swallow unless your a hardcore fisherman or a Shimano fanboy. I personally want one, but I just cant fork over that kind of cash for one reel at this point. I took the blurb and specs right from the Shimano site so read… ...Read More

Lowrance HDS Carbon

I really want to get my hands on on one of these Lowrance HDS Carbon units. Unfortunately they are out of my price range. These units go from 7 inch to massive 12 inch screens. Wow! Can you  say overkill?  Can you picture one of these units on a 14 foot Jon? Ready for Battle. New Lowrance® HDS Carbon units feature ultra-clear SolarMAX™ HD multi-touch displays… ...Read More

2017 Tracker Pro Team 175 TXW did a quick performance review and walkthrough of the 2017 Tracker Pro Team 175 TXW, and I figured I would share their video here. I have always been a big fan of the Tracker line of boats. There is a reason they are the number one selling aluminum boat and that is because you get a decent boat for the money. 2017 Tracker Pro Team 175 TXW Here is some information… ...Read More

Power-Pole Micro Anchor

I was doing some research to see what was available for shallow water anchoring when I ran across the Power-Pole Micro Anchor. What caught my eye right away was the low price of $595. This price is not cheap, but out of what is available out there, it looks like it’s half the price of it’s competitor. Because I’m not here to reinvent the wheel I… ...Read More

Primer Bulb Primer

TinBoats member Johnny threw together a Primer bulb Primer to help us with some of the issues the members have been having on our forum. This is just a quick article that describes what a Primer bulb does and hopefully it can assist you simplify the troubleshooting process. Once again I want to thank Johnny for taking the time to write up this article for all… ...Read More