Trolling Plates are a Popular Option for Attaining Perfect Slow Trolling Speeds

September 8th, 2011 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Everything Boating & Fishing | Fishing - (Comments Off on Trolling Plates are a Popular Option for Attaining Perfect Slow Trolling Speeds)

If you fish for certain species, you know you’ve got to get the boat going slow to have a chance to catch them.   Prime examples are the walleye, salmon and trout.  When it comes to trolling, speed (or lack of speed really ) is key.  If you’re lucky, you can just throttle down and hit …
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Astoria, Oregon – Historic Gem and Boating Destination

August 24th, 2011 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on Astoria, Oregon – Historic Gem and Boating Destination)

The Columbia River drains an area the size of France and winds through the Northwest for over 1200 miles.  Perched near the mouth of this mighty river is the town of Astoria which was initially settled as a fur trading outpost in 1811 – 200 years ago.  500 lb. sturgeon make their home under the …
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