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TACO Products to see at METSTRADE!

TACO Marine® to feature longer Command Ratchet Hinge, easy-to-install Rub Rail kits and more at METSTRADE, Nov. 14-16, in Brunger Export Stand 12.408, Amsterdam RA.

H25-0023 topIntroducing the TACO Marine® Command Ratchet Hinge 18-1/2-in. long – a high-grade stainless steel and brass hinge ideal for sun pads, bolsters and lounge backrests.

This longer ratchet hinge allows for one locking position at 61.5 degrees that is 2-in. tall and 2-1/4-in. wide.

The Command Ratchet Hinge mounts above deck and can be used for seat backs up to 22 in. – perfect for single- or double-seat capacity and tested up to 500-ft. pounds of torque per pair and 600-pounds of vertical load on a 22-in. seat back.

 

Flexible Vinyl RRK NEW

 

We will also feature easy-to-install TACO Marine® Rub Rail kits. While rub rail is primarily designed to protect a boat, it is also a great way to upgrade its value and appearance with a bright new look and accent.

We offer a full product line of rub rail kits for all sizes of boats, in a convenient and easy carry box that’s also easy to ship. Each kit includes all items needed for full replacement of rub rail, including stainless steel fasteners, end caps and, in some profiles, the insert.

 

License-free Florida Fishing: June 13-14

License-free Florida Fishing is this weekend!

License-free fishing days for Saturday and Sunday, June 13-14, for Florida residents and visitors.  The freshwater recreational fishing license requirement will be waived this weekend.

Florida fishing license

The state of Florida wants to make it’s easier for families to enjoy the world-class fishing our state has to offer.  Florida is the fishing capital of the world and one of the many reasons they welcomed a record 98.9 million visitors to the Sunshine State last year. You can take advantage of license-free fishing this weekend.

“We hope new anglers, including residents and visitors, are inspired to join in the excitement with those who already enjoy fishing,” said FWC Executive Director Nick Wiley. “This is an excellent way for the entire family to get out and enjoy all of the great fishing opportunities we have to offer in Florida: the Fishing Capital of the World!”

license-free fishing weekend June 13-14 in FloridaAll bag limits, seasons and size restrictions apply on these dates. To learn more about license-free fishing days, visit License-Free Fishing in Florida

 

Liquid Fire Sport Fishing Team Almost Got the Big One of the Day

Taco Marine sponsored fishing team Liquid Fire‘s recent success: “While we missed the daily big-fish mahi prize by only about two pounds, we had the pleasure and honor of bringing a couple of decent mahi to the scales at the White Marlin Open… WOW, what a weigh-in and an event!”   – Captain Mark Henderson

White Marlin Open: 19.5 and 18.5 lb. Dolphins
White Marlin Open: 19.5 and 18.5 lb. Dolphins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To learn more about Taco Marine outrigger and other fishing accessories go to Taco Marine.com. or come visit us at the IBEX Marine Technology Showcase, September 30th – October 2nd at the Tampa Convention Center.

Professional Fishermen Reveal their Secrets to Catching Fish Like this

The Taco Marine sponsored Liquid Fire fishing team made the trip Logo-Lquid-FireSouth to Pompano Beach and Sarasota, Florida for the first of three Pompano Saltwater Series fishing competitions of the season.

Catch of the day!
Joshua and Crockett Henderson of the Liquid Fire Fishing Team show off a 40-plus pound king mackerel caught while prefishing for the Pompano Saltwater Shootout.

In preparing for the event, our team combed the South Florida seas, looking for blue runners and goggle eyes for bait in order to allow us to target the five different species that could be part of the event’s aggregate. Finding king mackerel, wahoo, backfin tuna, cobia and mahi-mahi was our goal for the week preceding the event. This fish ate a trolled blue runner in about 50 feet of water.

Fishing Tips: “During the Saltwater Shootout, we targeted our blackfin tuna while kite fishing in about 180 feet of water. The bite was a little slower during tournament day, but at the end of our first drift, we were able to raise our first tuna as a goggle eye dangled on the surface from the release clip. The fish weighed in at 20.8 pounds. As the seas conditions continued to deteriorate through the day, it was critical for us to be able to move our kite rods around the boat quickly to stay in touch with our baits. As we moved the Taco Marine rod cluster from the bow to stern during our second drift, another blackfin weighing 27.0 pounds, crashed on a bait. Crockett soon made quick work of the fish as he angled it to Joshua’s waiting gaff. 

Taco marine's Liquid Fire fishing team
Shown above is Mark Henderson, Crockett Henderson, Joshua Henderson and Chris Waters display their catch of: 36.0, 35.5, 24.9 and 23.0 pound king mackerels and blackfin tunas weighing 27.1 and 20.8 pounds during the Pompano Saltwater Shootout. Our team won the Top Family Award in addition to placing second in the Average Joe and Average Joe Bonanza categories.


We will be traveling to the second leg of the Pompano Saltwater Series to fish the Saltwater Slam the end of May through the first week of June. Follow our tournament progress on this blog and to get fishing tips you can use – to get the catch of the day.”

Mark Henderson, Captain
Liquid Fire Fishing Team
2008 “Angler of the Year” Yamaha Professional Kingfish Tour

 

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