Varnish vs. Polyurethane

Here is a great article TinBoats member Johnny put together to highlight the difference between Varnish vs. Polyurethane. If you have any questions for Johnny, feel free to enter comments below, or better yet reach out to him on our forum. Before we dig into the details, let’s talk about why we need a different varnish for outdoor applications. Any wood that… ...Read More

Fishing a Chatterbait

Fishing a Chatterbait should be put back on the list of baits in your arsenal? When was the last time you actually spent the time and fished a Chatterbait?  There has been some renewed interest in the forum and members are actually making their own again. What is a Chatterbait? Basically a Chatterbait is a bladed jig that does a fantastic job of attracting bass.… ...Read More

Giveaway time

It’s giveaway time. I am going to give away one dozen 36-inch heavy duty vinyl stick-on rulers. You can put these on your boat, cooler, or anywhere you want to measure that fish of a lifetime. This is more than just a ruler, this is a lucky ruler. The next record breaking fish will be measured using this ruler, I have faith in you. Anyway, all you have to do is reply… ...Read More

Peacock Bass Fishing in PR

The better half and I went Peacock Bass Fishing in Puerto Rico. We were super satisfied with Captain Paco and his guide service at Peacock Bass and Tarpon Tours. We will call on him again to do a guided Tarpon trip next time we go to Puerto Rico. We were on fish as soon as we got to the prime areas on the water and it was non-stop action all day long. We caught many species… ...Read More

17 lb Largemouth Bass on a Swimbait

Where can you catch a 17 lb Largemouth Bass on a swimbait? California if you put your time, research, and effort into it. This is a fish of a lifetime. My goal is to break the 10 lb mark. I doubt it will happen, but I will die trying. Looks to be on a Tin also. Take the 5 minutes and watch the video. Does this not want to make you go fishing right now?… ...Read More

Retractable Anchor pole

TinBoats member Frank R made his own Retractable Anchor pole and it came out awesome. What is cool about this, is that you can make one too for under $100. Lots of you guys like the idea of crafting your own things, so this might interest you. What I like about Frank R’s video is he shows you what he made, what he was thinking, and ideas for improvement if you… ...Read More