For those of you looking to buy one of these , you may be out of luck . A cursory search of the net found no link to a place of purchase . We did however come across this link that hints at a home-made origin for this beautiful fishing reel toilet paper holder .
” Docking a boat can be a dreaded task for any boater. No matter the size of the boat, the current or the wind, it’s close-quarters maneuvering that takes the most gelcoat from boats. But it doesn’t have to be that way if you follow these simple rules.
1. Never approach a dock any faster than you want to hit it. Some captains like to hot-dog around, showing how efficiently they can shift and throttle, but even the best of them can be tripped up — either by misjudging distance, drift and vector, or by stalling their engines at shifting points, rendering the boat a helpless victim of its undirected momentum. A slow, steady approach is the sign of an experienced, steady skipper.
2. Never approach a docking situation without a plan. Perfect planning makes for perfect performance. It’s as simple as that.”
Read the rest at SportFishingMag.com
” The U.S. Coast Guard is asking all boat owners and operators to help reduce fatalities, injuries, property damage, and associated healthcare costs related to recreational boating accidents by taking personal responsibility for their own safety and the safety of their passengers. Essential steps include: wearing a life jacket at all times and requiring passengers to do the same; never boating under the influence (BUI); successfully completing a boating safety course; and getting a Vessel Safety Check (VSC) annually from local U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, United States Power Squadrons(r), or your state boating agency’s Vessel Examiners. The U.S. Coast Guard reminds all boaters to “Boat Responsibly!” For more tips on boating safety, visit www.uscgboating.org. “
Extreme Fishing: 5 Techniques of the
” Whether noodling for catfish, shooting carp
with a bow and arrow, or being tugged
through the water by a sea bass, fishing can
be more than a tranquil pastime.”
Posted by John Galt
With the onset of Spring thoughts turn to the outdoors and as the weather improves what could be more pleasurable than getting out on the water for some fishing ? Here are some tips on routine maintenance for your fishing reels so that you don’t spend your time making repairs instead of boating fish .
” Ben Secrest of Accurate Fishing Products shows a quick-tip on how to perform basic Boss Extreme reel maintenance.”
“ GAMO Outdoor USA has launched what it says is “The Quietest Quiet Gun” air rifle on the market with the Whisper Fusion Pro line. The Whisper Fusion Pro features double-integrated, noise-dampening technology along with a Smooth Action Trigger and Shock Wave Absorber.
The noise-dampening technology reduces the amount of noise by up to 89.5 percent compared to standard air rifles. The line shoots up to 1,400 fps in .177 with PBA platinum ammo. The Whisper Fusion Pro uses Inert Gas Technology exclusive to Gamo, allowing the shooter more terminal velocity, and is sold with 50 rounds of PBA Platinum bulletts along with 30 rounds of the new Lethal Hunting Pellets.”
New Gamo Whisper Fusion Pro – Revealed at SHOT Show 2013
More here on this new line of serious air rifles from the company website …
” For over 120 years Gamo has been in the air gun industry, designing and producing high quality and high powered air rifles, air pistols and airgun ammunition for small game hunting and pest control.
Today Gamo is the largest manufacturer of airgun pellets in the world, and one of the most recognized air gun manufacturers in Europe. Competing successfully worldwide, Gamo air guns can be found in more than fifty countries and used daily by hunters and outdoor enthusiasts.”
Here is a review of another member of the Whisper Fusion line , the IGT . These guns sell for under $280 and come with scopes and mounts . Certainly worth some thought if you are in the market for a serious air rifle .
Gamo Whisper Fusion IGT Product Review – By ArigunWeb