Reviews on Boats and Motors I have used and currently use in my guiding career. Through my career I have had almost 50 boats and many many Mercury Outboard motors  or engines. Test and evaluation has been a big part of what I do. Names like Mercury Marine, Mercury Racing, Yellowfin yachts, SeaHunt, Actioncraft, Backcountry, Lake and Bay and Key Hopper.

Beavertail Elite Flats Fishing Skiff Boat

Beavertail Elite 17 flats fishing poling technical skiff boat Choices are hard to make these days when it comes to flats fishing skiffs. There are so many out there and the conveluted ideas behind them seem to be endless. It's All About Choices Having the best of the best when it comes to my…

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Mercury 150 Fourstroke Outboard Motor

Mercury 150 Fourstroke Outboard Motor
Our Proline 28 with the Mercury 150 Fourstroke outboards

This is a post I made back in 2012. We have been using the Mercury 150 Fourstroke Outboard motor ever since. We no longer have the SeaHunt featured in this post but now we use the 150s on our 28 ft ProLine for a perfect solution on that boat. In the 6000 plus hours…

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Mercury Verado Fourstroke Outboards

Mercury Verado Fourstroke Outboards
Mercury Verado

Updated February 2016 Mercury Verado Four Stroke outboard motors have been becoming the mainstay. As we all know the bunny huggers of the world are taking control so the old ways of the presumably dirty engines are gone. The EPA wants the environmental assets, the public wants the seemingly good fuel economy, quiet operation…

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Yellowfin 24 Carbon Elite Bay Boat

My Yellowfin Carbon Elite CE bay boat Is Perfect September 23 2020- This is a re-post of an article I wrote about my / Yellowfins first 2015 Yellowfin 24 Carbon Elite CE bay boat powered by the new (then) Mercury Racing 400r. There have been some modifications and updates to the original article. My…

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Yellowfin 32 Center Console

Yellowfin 32 Center Console
My Yellowfin 32 Center console Intense

March 15th 2009 - The Yellowfin 32 Center Console is a Step Up for me. I was at a point in my career that I needed something more. A new challenge that brought me back into full circle in the fishing world. I had a ton of offshore experience both diving and fishing as…

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