A hunter should stop a vessel, turn off its motor and anchor it securely before firing a shot, notes Kalkomey Enterprises. The hunter should be seated while shooting. According to the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, it is illegal if these rules are not followed when hunting from a motorized boat or sailboat.Know More
For waterfowl hunting, only 10-gauge or smaller shot guns that cannot hold more than three shells are allowed for use. Hunters may use legal archery equipment and muzzle-loading shotguns. Shots should be approved as nontoxic by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Such shots include steel, tungsten iron, tungsten-nickel-iron and tungsten-polymer.
Hunters cannot use an automobile or aircraft of any kind to hunt migratory birds. Persons with paralysis of both lower limbs and those missing one or both legs may hunt from an immobile motor-driven land vehicle. It is prohibited to use a motor-driven sailboat to rally, stir up, drive or corner birds.
Oregon State Marine Board cautions that waterfowl hunters should observe personal safety requirements to prevent death from drowning and effects of hypothermia. Required gear and equipment include approved life jackets, a first aid kit, anchor, oars or paddles in case the motor fails, water bailer, cell phone or VHF radio and other emergency tools.Learn more about Water Sports & Activities
To determine which trolling motor suits a specific boat, the weight of the boat must be known. An estimated 2 pounds of thrust are required for every 100 pounds of boat weight.Full Answer >
Scarab is a boat brand that is commonly known for its high performance. The jet boats were formerly owned by Wellcraft, but is currently owned by Rec Boat Holdings; however, Wellcraft still makes fishing boats called Scrarab Offshore.Full Answer >
New line can be installed on a spin-cast reel by first removing the reel cover and existing line. Run the new line through the reel cover and tie it to the spool using an arbor knot. Hold the line tight and replace reel cover. Lay the spool of new line on the floor and hold the line tight as you load the reel. Load the line up to 1/8 inch of the lip.Full Answer >
Make carp bait with particle balls of grits, creamed corn, butternut flavoring and mashed potatoes. The balls take 10 minutes to make and 12 hours to dry. This recipe requires instant mashed potatoes, creamed corn, instant grits, butternut flavoring, a bucket, water, a can opener, a wooden spoon, measuring spoons, latex gloves, parchment paper and a baking sheet.Full Answer >