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One of the most important items any angler needs before they go fishing is their fishing license—a purchase that helps protect, preserve and enhance the sport of fishing today and for generations to come. Click on a state to find out everything you need to know about fishing licenses.

Whether you want to find helpful freshwater and saltwater fishing tips, or you're interested in researching different types of fishing boats, explore our site today to discover the unique joys that fishing can bring to your life.

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Boat fenders, often referred to as "boat bumpers" by new or novice boaters, provide a cushion between your boat and a dock, jetty or another boat. Let's take a look at the steps for tying a boat fender in the proper location, and discuss the best fenders to use for your boat type.

Do you know how to Clean, Drain, Dry your boat? To stop the spread of aquatic hitchhikers (or aquatic invasive species, or AIS), be sure to clean, drain, and air-dry your entire boat before launching in another waterway.

Tailgating on a boat, also called "boatgating" or "sailgating," is just like planning a tailgate on land, but better! When it comes to boatgating for the big game, remember to always have a 'safety first' mindset. Read on for more tips on grilling, planning, and prep.