Lenny Rudow

GPS, SPOT Interfaced, Text Messenging Just got better
There’s a hot new communication method available to boaters and fishers, because DeLorme and SPOT not interface to allow text messaging from afar, be it on your boat in the middle of the ocean or a mountaintop lake. SPOT satellite messengers ...
Tips, Chumming for Striped Bass
This past weekend we went chumming for striped bass, and I saw something that makes a great addition to the tips for striper fishing included in one of my books, Rudow’s Guide to Rockfish (that’s what we call stripers, here in Chesapeake country; ...
Kids, Watercops, Life Jackets, and Great Ideas
Over the holiday weekend we got checked by the watercops for life jackets and safety gear by the DNR (marine) police, while chumming for stripers in Eastern Bay. We’d only been there for a half hour or so and already dropped a ...
Coolest Kids Life Jacket Ever
OK, now I know this doesn’t have a heckofa lot to do with fishboats, but most of us like to take our kids fishing, right? And when I got a press release from Opa Cove yesterday (www.opacove.com) I just had ...
New Heights in Weird but Effective, the Octojig.
Take one look at Jerkthatjig’s new Octojig, and the word that pops to mind is “weird”. Of course, if it’s effective, who cares how crazy this thing looks??? In truth it’s not all that far off from Shimano’s Lucanus jig, which ...
The Boating Bubble: Economics and Idiocy
The housing bubble popped, the economy crashed, and the boating industry still doesn’t seem to have a clue. I say that while admitting that I don’t have much of a clue myself when it comes to the business end of boats. ...
Si Tex Introduces New Chartplotter Fishfinder Models
We haven’t heard much news from Si Tex lately, so it was nice to discover that they’re introducing a new line of chartplotter fishfinder units, the EC series. I haven’t laid my hands on one yet so I can’t give ...
Re Structure Marine Micro Finishing Compound Review
Re Structure Marine sent me a sample of their Micro Finishing Compound to test and review, along with their Polish we talked about a few weeks ago (at http://www.boats.com/boat-content/2010/04/re-structure-marine-polish-no-more-wax/ ). Before we get into the Micro Finishing Compound, let’s have an update on ...
Fight Corrosion on your Boat, with GalvanAlert, Galvanic Isolator, and Sprays
There’s a never-ending fight all boat owners go through against the ultimate marine evil, corrosion. In a nutshell: corrosion sucks. It eats away at our fittings, gear, and goodies, and turns ‘em into trash. Ready to go on the offensive? ...
The Right Cleats for a Fishing Boat
This sailfish shot gives you a great view of the right cleat to have on a fishing boat, a pull up. Pop ups became popular a few years back, but have faded somewhat as people realize that anything with a spring is ...

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