National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday, September 23

Celebrate the great outdoors on National Hunting and Fishing Day Saturday, September 23, 2017.

The United States has long been home to those who appreciate the outdoors, with hunting and fishing enjoying great popularity.

Since 1972, the 3rd Saturday in September has been recognized as National Hunting and Fishing Day by presidential proclamation. The governors of most states, including Georgia, likewise issue proclamations celebrating the day.

Celebrate the great outdoors on National Hunting and Fishing Day Saturday, September 23, 2017.

Fishing is free for Georgia residents, and many state parks and recreation areas are hosting special events.

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Basic Yamaha Propeller Terms

Prop 101

FOR THOSE WHO APPRECIATE THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE PROPELLER.


Genuine Yamaha Propellers are calculated to enhance the performance of your outboard. Every inch and angle—even its material—makes a difference in the way a propeller can influence performance. Getting to know the specs of a outboard propeller will help you to select one that will help to harness the true power of your outboard.

Each Yamaha propeller is designed by their engineers using proprietary information, manufactured to Yamaha’s stringent standards for quality and tested for performance.Image result for yamaha propeller photos

Continue reading the full article “Outboard Prop 101” at: Yamaha Outboard Propellers, Propeller Engineering

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Head on over to Yamaha Outboards and take advantage of their YAMAHA PROPELLER SELECTOR tool for their recommendations to your boat.

Surface Drive Outboard Mud Motor

New at Satilla Marine; the River Run Surface Drive Outboard Mud Motor.

Looking for a dependable shallow water motor at an affordable price? River Run motors is your answer and they just arrived at Satilla Marine in Waycross,GA.

The New River Run Model 10 is rated at 10 horsepower but has the Same Output as the 14 horsepower motor. An added advantage with River Run motors is the they are the only surface drive mud motor with neutral and reverse on their small motors. Ideal for flat bottom boats allowing you to get to the most remote areas. With it’s unique advantage that most mud motors do not have – reverse – you will never find yourself in a jam.

Now there is no excuse for not being able to get into those swamps and shallow water.

G3 FALL REBATE

“90 DAYS TO SAVE”

G3 BOATS FALL REBATE PROMOTION

Purchase a new G3 Boat package and receive an Instant Rebate!

Between October 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016 you can receive up to a $1,500 Instant Rebate (see chart) on a new G3 boat packages!

All new G3 boat packages (Eligible Product) will qualify, regardless of model year, and the amounts are listed in chart. Rebates valid in U.S. and Canada.

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FALL REBATE PROMOTION

PRODUCT FAMILY REBATE
Angler V21,V19,V18,V17,V172 $1500
Small  AVs, & Guide Vs $750
Eagle 176, 166, PF models $750
Sportsman 200 $1500
Sportsman 19 & 17, 17PFX $1000
Bay Series $1000
Package Jon / Deluxe $500
Package Jon / Camo & Brown $500
SunCatcher Elite Series $1500
SunCatcher X-Series $1000
SunCatcher V-Series $750

 

5 Tips for Planning Your Fishing Vacation

Source: Debbie Hanson 5 Tips for Planning Your Fishing Vacation – Take Me Fishing

Wondering which situations can either make or break your fishing vacation experience? Make your family fishing trip the very best it can be with these 5 Tips Planning Fishing Vacation.Family-fishing-vacation

1. Advanced research

2. Mother Nature

3. Fishing gear and tackle

4. Have a back-up plan and the ability to be flexible if the weather doesn’t cooperate or if a lack of expected fish species occurs

5. Surprises

If you consider these things as you plan your fishing vacation, you will be much better prepared. Just don’t forget to check the state fishing license requirements and regulations for the destination you intend to visit.

“The Great V8” Sales Event

Yamaha Outboards “The Great V8” Sales Event Promotion

 

The Great V8 Yamaha Sales Event

 

Promotion Highlights

WHAT:

• Retail Consumer Benefit model eligibility is new (unused, and not previously warranty registered) select 350 hp four-stroke Yamaha outboards.

The following V8 350 hp four-stroke F350C models are NOT eligible for this promotion:
F350NCC, F350XCC, LF350XCC, F350UCC, LF350UCC.

• Consumer Benefit offered for eligible outboards is a Promotion Y.E.S. Benefit as follows: A 36-month Yamaha Extended Service (Y.E.S.) contract at no extra cost to consumer. (Choice offered to Florida residents is a 36-month Yamaha Limited Warranty).

NO BENEFIT SUBSTITUTIONS.

WHEN:

Available for new eligible outboards sold between July 15, 2016 – November 30, 2016.
• Only applicable from authorized participating Yamaha outboard dealers in the U.S.A. sold to purchasing consumer residing in the U.S.A.

Celebrate Summer Sales Event

Yamaha “Celebrate Summer Sales Event” Promotion

Yamaha Celebrate Summer2016

Promotion Highlights

WHAT:
• Promotion Y.E.S. Benefit for eligible Yamaha 90-300 HP four-stroke outboards only, is a 24 month Yamaha Extended Service (Y.E.S.) contract at no extra cost to consumer. (Choice offered to Florida Residents is a 24 month Yamaha Limited Warranty). NO BENEFIT SUBSTITUTIONS.

• Promotion Consumer Credit Benefit for eligible Yamaha 2.5-75 HP four-stroke outboards only, is a credit based on MSRP toward the purchase of goods and/or services available at the authorized participating Yamaha Outboard Dealer that sold the outboard at no extra cost to the purchasing consumer. NO BENEFIT SUBSTITUTIONS.

WHEN:
This Promotion is only applicable for eligible outboard models that are sold, delivered, PDI (Pre-Delivery Inspection) completed and warranty registered on YMBS by an authorized participating Yamaha outboard dealer between the dates of July 15, 2016 – August 31, 2016. Any outboard sold, delivered, PDI (Pre-Delivery Inspection) completed and/or warranty registered before or after these dates is not eligible.

WHERE:
• Only applicable from participating authorized Yamaha outboard dealers in the USA sold to purchasing consumer residing in the USA.

 

Additional terms, conditions and procedures apply. For a complete definition of the terms, conditions and procedures of this Promotion, please refer to the Yamaha Outboards “Celebrate Summer Sales Event”
Promotion Instruction Manual and Dealer Participation Agreement.

Satilla Riverkeeper Tournament

Satilla Riverkeeper Presents:

The A.J. Strickland “King of the River” Satilla River Fishing Tournament

May 7, 2016

Cash prizes of more than $1,000 plus other prizes will be awarded.

Entry fee is $25 per fisher for anyone age 16 and over. Youth under 16 can fish for free when accompanied by an adult.

Satilla Riverkeeper

Entry fee will include a year’s membership with Satilla Riverkeeper, a non-profit organization whose mission it is to protect, restore and educate about the Satilla River. Cash prizes will be awarded to team winners in each category, and fishing tackle and other prizes will be awarded to winners in the youth division.

Teams must consist of a minimum of two fishers per boat with a maximum of the team’s boat capacity. Kayakers must fish in pairs of a minimum of two kayaks. Canoes musts carry a minimum of two team members. Fishing from the bank is also allowed. Members of a team may weigh in any fish caught by any member of the team. Only one fish per team will be weighed for each category. There is no maximum number to a team–only that of the boat’s capacity. No one is to fish as an individual.

Fishing may begin at 6:30am (sunrise is about 6:30 that day) on May 7th anywhere on public waters of the Satilla River or its tributaries. The tournament will be held rain or shine. In the event of threatening weather, contestants are reminded to observe safety first and are responsible to determine the extent of their participation.

Registration forms (click here) and are also available on-line at satillariverkeeper.org or call 912-510-9500. Additional registration forms are available at fishing tackle shops and other sites throughout the Satilla River area.

Entry fees and registration forms must be received no later than 5 p.m. May 6th, 2016. Late registration will be accepted 7-9am the day of the event at the weigh in location via cash only and a late registration fee of $10 will be charged.

Weigh-in may occur at any time after noon and will be held at Tindall Enterprises at 829 South West Central Ave. in Blackshear, GA 31516. Registration will be underneath the water tower.

Prizes: Total Payout of over $1000 plus prizes.

  • Cash prizes for adult teams and non-cash prizes for youth will be awarded in the following categories:
  • ‘Red Myers’ Largest Redbreast pays $125.(sponsored by John S. Myers P.C, Attorney at Law, St. Marys)
  • Largest native catfish pays $100. (Flathead catfish are not eligible.)(sponsored by Brantley Telephone Company, Nahunta)
  • Largest panfish other than a Redbreast pays $100.(sponsored by Coffee County Historical Society, Douglas)
  • Largest Largemouth Bass pays $100.(sponsored by Brantley Telephone Company, Nahunta)
  • Largest bowfin (mudfish) pays $100.(sponsored by Tindall Enterprises, Blackshear)

Largest fish is defined as the heaviest fish by weight. Youth awards sponsored by Winges Bait & Tackle/Pure Fishing. Other sponsors include Flash Foods, etc.

‘Junior Strickland’ Grand Slam Prize: will be awarded to the team with the largest fish in three of the five categories listed. Fish from all 5 categories will be considered but only the largest in any 3 can be entered in this category. Fishers present the 3 fish of their choice to be weighed. Pays $300. (sponsored by the A.J. Strickland Family)

‘Capt. Bert’s Satilla Spin’ Largest Redbreast Stringer Prize: Prize and bragging rights will be awarded to the team with the three largest redbreast total weight. Pays $300. (sponsored by Capt. Bert’s Quality Lures)

Only one fish per team will be weighed for each category except the Grand Slam and Largest Redbreast Stringer in which three total fish will be weighed.

Any entry in the Youth division must be specified as such before the fish are weighed. Youth must be with someone as a member of the team but they can then enter their catch in the youth category if they wish–and must state so at weigh-in.

RULES:

All state and federal laws and regulations will be observed. Any infraction of these laws and regulations may result in disqualification. It is the responsibility of the entrant to be familiar with these laws and regulations.

Trotlines, jugs, and bush hooks are NOT allowed during the tournament. Fishing poles are the only gear allowed during the tournament.

Any fish weighed in for Youth categories must be designated as such prior to weigh-in.

Weigh-in will be available beginning at 12:00 noon the day of the event. In order to be eligible for prizes an entrant must be in the weigh-in line by 4 p.m. May 7, 2016. If you have not weighed in or are not in the weigh-in line at 4 p.m., no catches will be eligible for prizes.

Catch and release is encouraged by the Satilla Riverkeeper. A live fish tank will be provided at weigh-in for live catches to be returned to the river.

The tournament committee will determine disqualifications or disputes, and the decision of the committee is final. Winners will be determined and payouts and prizes will be awarded at the end of the tournament. Any protest must be in writing and must be lodged with the tournament committee within 30 minutes of weigh-in.

This is a family event. Any contestant suspected of consuming alcohol during the fishing event and during weigh-in may be disqualified.

The Satilla Riverkeeper is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. All contributions are tax deductible. Sponsorships are available.

 

20 Under $20k

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G3 Boats has announced special pricing and rebated on 20 different boat models for under $20,000.

Hurry to take advantage of this special pricing. Rebates and pricing ends March 31, 2016.

 

 

 

 

G3 Summer 2015 Rebates

Fish On! Rebates

G3 Boats Fish On! Instant Rebate

Between July 20, 2015 and August 31, 2015 you can receive up to a $1,500 Instant Rebate on new G3 fishing boat packages! The following new G3 fishing boat packages (“Eligible Product”) will qualify, regardless of model year, at the amounts listed below.

INSTANT REBATE                                              MODELS
$1500                                                       Angler V175,185,192,210
$750                                                    Small Angler V & Guide V Pkgs
$1000                                                                   Bay Boats
$1000                                                               Eagle Models
$750                                                                   Deluxe Jons
$500                                                                      Pkg. Jons

Rebates in effect at participating dealers only. Purchase one of the new (unused and not previously warranty registered ) G3 Boats fishing boat, Yamaha motor and trailer packages between 7/20/15 and 8/31/15 and receive a Fish On! Instant Rebate off the participating dealer’s retail price ranging from $500 to $1500 depending on the model purchased. Rebates end 8/31/15. This promotion cannot be used in conjunction with any other G3 offer. This promotion offer is void where prohibited by law. Promotion valid in U.S. and Canada. Some optional equipment shown in some photographs. No model substitutions or rain checks. Not redeemable for cash. G3 reserves the right to change or cancel this promotion at any time.

 

Terms and Conditions:
ALL REBATES ARE RETAIL REBATES OFFERED AND PROVIDED TO PURCHASING CONSUMER AT TIME OF SALE AND REDUCED FROM FINAL SALE PRICE. ALL ELIGIBLE REBATES (LESS DEALER PARTICIPATION COST) WILL BE CREDITED TO DEALER’S PART ACCOUNT, AND NOT PROVIDED DIRECTLY TO THE CONSUMER FROM G3. ALL ELIGIBLE PRODUCT, SOLD BETWEEN 7/20/2015 AND 8/31/2015 WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS FISH ON INSTANT REBATE.

G3 Boats Fish On! Instant Rebate