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Garlington 49

By Scott Shane | Posted April 2013

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Garlington 49. When you look at a new custom sportfisherman, you see the latest offspring from a long and storied evolution of a species. The Garlington 49 is just such a specimen, from the running surface to the tips of the outriggers, and everything in between. See how the Garlington 49 puts fish in the crosshairs here.

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Lazzara 76 - Used Boat Review

By Scott Shane | Posted February 2013 | Add a Comment

A Guide To Used Boats   The Lazzara 76 gave boat guys a yacht to run themselves. Still does. Power & Motoryacht's used boat review of the Lazzara 76.

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Carver 560 Voyager - Used Boat Review

By Scott Shane | Posted January 2013 | Add a Comment

Used Boat Review: Carver 560 Voyager: The Carver 560 Voyager may be just the inspiration some boaters need to make a substantial upgrade. These American-built cruisers offer a couple of layout options suited to voyages from the Great Lakes to the Keys and beyond, sometimes at an attractive price.

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Mikelson M50 Sportfisher

By Scott Shane | Posted October 2012

Power & Motoryacht's boat test and review of the Mikelson M50 Sportfisher. For anglers looking to go the distance, there’s no reason to look beyond the proven design and smart layout of the Mikelson M50 Sportfisher.

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Ocean 48 Super Sport - Used Boat Review

By Scott Shane | Posted September 2012 | Add a Comment

Second Time Around The Ocean 48 Super Sport works for anglers and cruisers.

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Sea Ray 480/500 Sundancer - Used Boat Review

By Scott Shane | Posted September 2012 | Add a Comment

Second Time Around Sea Ray’s 480/500 Sundancer made a name for itself by providing a roomy platform for on-the-water fun. Not much has changed.

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Tiara 4100 Open - Second Time Around

By Scott Shane | Posted July 2012 | Add a Comment

Guide to Used Boats: The Tiara 4100 Open meets the needs of both the angler and cruiser with aplomb.

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Old-School Tuna Fishing

By Scott Shane | Posted April 2011 | Add a Comment

Back In The DayPolar bear-size bluefin once prowled near-shore Northeast waters and launched decades of epic tournament fishing.Photo Courtesy of Manasquan River Marlin & Tuna ClubIn the early part of the 20th century, East Coast commercial fishermen were dismayed that bluefin tuna weighing 500-plus

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Mid-Atlantic Marlin Hotspot

By Scott Shane | Posted April 2011 | Add a Comment

Grander CountryThe waters off the mid-Atlantic are the new 1,000-pound marlin hotspot.Over the last three years, record-setting blue marlin of more than 1,000 pounds have been brought to tournament scales in the mid-Atlantic region three times. The White Marlin Open (WMO) in Ocean City, Maryland, hoisted two in consecutive years (1,062 pounds in 2009 and 1,010.5

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Reel Games

By Scott Shane | Posted April 2010 | Add a Comment

Technology has put major fish-stopping power in midsize reels.Thanks to enhancements in technology, such as extra-strong braided lines that have a thinner diameter than traditional monofilament but the same strength as conventional mono, we’ve entered a new era in reel design. New models have been downsized as line capacity has increased and now feature specially machined gears

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