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Useful Boating Equipment to Improve Your Fishing Experience

Last updated 5 years ago

Fishing is one of the most versatile boating activities. Whether you prefer active fishing or take a more passive, relaxed approach, you can still enjoy this popular sport. Beyond basic equipment like a rod, reel, line, lures, and bait, there are many accessories you can bring aboard to maximize your fun and leisure time. Next time you head down to the marina, consider packing some of this gear:

GPS Navigator

Old fashioned charts are reliable, but not always easy to use, especially if you want to get to a prime fishing spot and drop anchor soon so you can start enjoying your day. Instead, you can use a boat-mounted GPS, or a smaller handheld unit. For extra safety, bring two units so you can find your way home if one of them fails.

Portable TV

For the ultimate relaxing fishing experience, you can catch your favorite sporting event or TV show while you’re out on the water. Make sure you get a water-resistant model, because it will probably get splashed.

Temperature Sensor

Different fish species prefer different water temperatures. With this electronic accessory, you can monitor the precise temperature at different depths to ensure that you’re in the right spot to make the catch you want. As the temperature fluctuates throughout the day, you can move your boat to follow the fish.

Sonar Fish Finder

Though you can still enjoy your boating trip even if you don’t bring any fish home, a great catch is the perfect cap to a fishing outing. If you want to catch some fish, you can’t spend all day in the same spot. Find out where waters are teeming with the latest sonar fish finder, the ultimate luxury in fishing technology.

Moose Landing Marina is your fishing headquarters. Whether you own a boat already, or are looking to rent or buy, you can start your fishing trip with us. Make us your home base for cruising the beautiful waterways of Maine by calling us today at (207) 693-6264.



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