It’s a common phrase among fishermen that there’s a whole lot more to fishing than catching a fish. For those who love to fish, it’s known as a way to relax and unwind, to immerse oneself in nature and leave the stresses of daily life behind. In today’s article we will give you 9 tips on how to become a better Fisherman. (more…)
Launching a boat by yourself follows the same routine up to the point of releasing the boat. If there’s a dock at the ramp, it will usually help to back the trailer down as close to the dock as possible. You are going to want to have a line ready to secure the boat after it floats off the trailer, and there are s everal ways to do this. The best method depends on the ramp. (more…)
Many people dream of owning a boat. Days spent relaxing on the water, fishing with friends, or taking the kids out to the lake. Who wouldn't love one of these idyllic scenarios? A boat represents a financial investment, so you’ll want to pick the boat that’s right for your budget. Also, boats require regular upkeep, maintenance and a time commitment. It's important to be sure the boat you purchase is the right one for your finances and your long-term goals before diving in. (more…)
Most new boats do not come equipped with an anchor, but every boat should have one on board. You may want to drop the anchor to hold the boat in a secluded cove for an afternoon of relaxation, or just to hold your boat over fishing structure. (more…)
When you find the fishing technique you prefer over all other styles, it’s quite easy to forget that other styles of fishing even exist! But at Riviera, we believe it’s never too late to try something new. If you’re new to the world of fishing, or just looking for another type of fishing style to master, check out our overview of the different types of fishing out there. (more…)
Night fishing is a little harder than fishing when the sun is bright. However, it is common throughout the reservoirs of the south and southeast when the summer months are too uncomfortable to fish for an entire day. The water will usually be so warm that the fish will go deeper and deeper from the surface to find more oxygen, making them harder to catch. Many people night fish as a hobby, but it is important to take extra safety precautions and to be prepared for anything. Generally, bass fishing is the most common type of night fishing. Since bass are slow moving and they do not migrate long distances, you should be able to locate them at the same locations during many parts of the day. If you have a certain fishing spot, they should still be there at night as well. The fish will also...
Planning a boating day on the water would not be complete without something to eat. But what do you bring when you have minimal cold storage and no way of reheating food? We have complied a list of 10 of the best finger foods to bring on your next Boating excursion that are both easy and delicious. (more…)
Storage of small things on a boat can help you avoid crushed sunglasses, exploding tubes of sunscreen, lost keys and more. Organizing everything from galley items to sandpaper in the limited spaces of a vessel is possible, you just need a plan—and a few good ideas. (more…)