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10 Great Midwest Rivers for Boating

Get out on the water with these 10 great Midwest rivers and Blain’s Farm & Fleet. If you live in the Midwest, you know that boating is a favorite among summer activities. Whether you’re tearing it up on a speedboat or relaxing on a pontoon, you know the river is the place to be. If you’re looking for somewhere new to go boating, try one of these great Midwest rivers,(…)

Boat Repair: 10 Step Hull Patch

Repair your boat hull with this 10 step boat repair hull patch project. It doesn’t happen often, but once in a while, you get a ding, crack, or hole in the hull of your boat. Whether the damage is leaking or not, it’s important to fix these as soon as possible to keep them from getting bigger. Knowing the basics of boat repair is a must for boat owners. There are(…)

Choosing The Right Trolling Motor

A trolling motor is great for fishing a larger area than you could by just drifting. It’s also much better than firing up your outboard motor to move around. Trolling motors are quiet and won’t scare fish away like an outboard will. This allows you to be more mobile on the water and search out pockets of active fish. Because of this, a trolling motor is well worth the investment(…)

Canoe Paddles: A Buyer’s Guide

Canoe paddles come in as many different shapes and sizes as canoeists do. That’s why it’s important to get a paddle that fits your build and fitness level best. Blain’s Farm & Fleet is here with a few tips to help you wade through the sea of canoe paddles. There are a few factors to consider when you choose a paddle. The most important ones are your height while seated(…)

Boating Safety Tips

Boating is one of the most popular summer recreation activities. But it does have its hazards. Between running out of gas, accidents with fishing hooks and knives, and the danger of falling overboard, you need to be prepared if you’re going to be out on the water. Making a boat safety checklist is a great way to remember all of the supplies you may need in the event of an emergency. Boating(…)

Lower Unit Outboard Motor Maintenance

The lower unit (or “foot”) of your outboard motor is the bottom part that houses the prop and gear case. Taking care of your lower unit is vital to making sure your outboard runs smooth and has a long life. The main keys to lower unit maintenance are keeping fishing line and other debris from getting wound in the prop, and changing your lower unit oil regularly. How to Change(…)

Boat Hull Maintenance

To keep your boat in ship shape, you’ll have to put in a little work on its hull. As with other vehicles and equipment, the best way to take care of your boat is to do preventative maintenance. Cleaning and waxing your hull is a great way to make sure that one of the biggest and most important parts of your boat lives a long life. To take the best(…)

Get Your Boat Ready For Summer

The weather is getting warmer, soon it will be time to take your boat to the lakes again! Although it may be tempting to take the boat out of winter storage and put it straight in the water, it is necessary to prepare your vessel and yourself ahead of time. Simple preparation and cleaning projects are necessary to get your boat ready and prevent problems that could keep you ashore,(…)

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