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The Unwritten Rules of Boating Etiquette

April 30, 2013

Even if you’re new to boating, you probably already know the basics about the “Rules of the Road.” Those are the general things you need to know when operating your boat, especially when there are other boats in the area such as how to know who has the right of way and when it’s okay to pass another vessel. But there is another category of customs and traditions that help us, as boaters, get along independently while respecting that right for others. We’ll just call...    Read More ]

Polar Kraft Bass Series

April 30, 2013

Easy to trailer, quick to plane, and a breeze to maneuver, the Polar Kraft Bass Series will get you to the hot spots ahead of the crowd, with an aerated livewell, plenty of under-seat storage and casting decks bow and stern. ...    Read More ]

The ABCs of Launch & Retrieve

April 22, 2013

With the exception of docking, the one part of trailer boating that strikes the most fear in the hearts of new boaters has got to the launch ramp. Sure, it can be stressful the first few times, but here’s the good news: As long as you follow these easy tips, launching and retrieving your boat will become second-nature in no time. Before You Hit The Road Don’t even leave your driveway unless you check a few things first. Make sure your trailer tires are inflated to the correct pressure....    Read More ]

Polar Kraft Classic Series

April 22, 2013

Perfect for the budget-minded fisherman, the tough and durable Classic series is designed for ease of operation and a safe, stable ride. These rugged boats come in a variety of affordable packages, and they're always ready for action! ...    Read More ]

Polar Kraft Dakota Series

April 22, 2013

Polar Kraft's Dakota series and Jon Boats are designed to give you all the boat you need at a great price. These are agile, easy-to-handle, and a breeze to trailer. And no other boat in its class comes close to matching Dakota's performance, styling and comfort. ...    Read More ]

Polar Kraft Kodiak Sport Series

April 22, 2013

Polar Kraft's sporty Fish and Ski series pulls double duty with ease. Ample performance, plenty of storage and a ski tow bar make the Kodiak Sport the perfect boat for any family adventure. ...    Read More ]

Polar Kraft Kodiak Series

April 22, 2013

When you hit the water in search of an over-the-mantle catch, you need to be prepared for any fishing conditions — there's no running back to the dock when things get dicey. With abundant lockable storage for all your rods, aerated livewells in the forward deck and plenty of deck space for casting, the Kodiak series is equipped with everything you need to keep the fish biting. ...    Read More ]

Polar Kraft Nor'Easter Series

April 22, 2013

Basic is beautiful with Polar Kraft's Nor'Easter series. Comfortable and equipped in a variety of floorplans, the Nor'Easter features a huge casting deck, lockable rod storage, and a deep, safe cockpit. ...    Read More ]

Polar Kraft Outlander Series

April 22, 2013

When the weekend arrives, and it's time to run to your favorite fishing spot, the all-weather Outlander will get you there in reliable comfort and style. The boat's designed to increase stability, sharpen maneuverability and increase on-plane performance. ...    Read More ]

Polar Kraft Outfitter Series

April 22, 2013

You can build your boat just the way you want with Polar Kraft's Outfitter series. We supply the all-welded seamless hull and all the built-tough basics. You add all the hunting and fishing options you need to make it your own. ...    Read More ]

Polar Kraft Sportsman Series

April 22, 2013

When you need a boat for all seasons, you need the Sportsman series from Polar Kraft. Built rugged, from all-welded marine-grade aluminum alloy, it's right at home in rough water or bumping around the rocks and stumps. Personalize it with your choice of options and you'll be certain to bring home your limit — whatever's in season. ...    Read More ]

Polar Kraft Frontier Series

April 22, 2013

No matter what species you're after, the Frontier series can put you on the fish, with a longer and wider boat than any in its class, featuring an all-around-level deck design, lockable center rod storage and a huge 52-inch livewell. ...    Read More ]

Docking Anxiety? These Tips Will Ease Your Trip To The Slip

April 15, 2013

You can ask any group of new boaters what they like least about boating, and nine out of 10 will say docking. That’s everyone from twin-screw cruiser pilots all the way down to the tiller-handled outboard jon boat fisherman. Your heart starts pounding, your palms start sweating, and you are desperately trying to remember all the “advice” you’ve ever been given about how to do it properly.  But it doesn’t have to be that way. Nope. There are a few things...    Read More ]

Basic Boating Behavior For Beginners

April 10, 2013

  Okay new boaters…why do you think they call it the “Rules of the Road” if you’re on the water? Well, despite the confusing name, it’s all about relating your boat-operating experience to something you’re likely already familiar with…driving a car. But, although they may have some things in common, it’s important that you take some time to understand the differences. You see, these rules are all about avoiding the single biggest critical incident...    Read More ]

Another Satisfied Polar Kraft Customer!

April 9, 2013

  Always nice to hear from our loyal Polar Kraft owners...especially the guys who use their boat the way they are intended! Here's a note from Illinois angler, Paul Center. "Neither fish is a trophy but I’ve never had two nicer fish on two casts. "Thanks for building a boat that lets me get after the fish I like to chase around."  ...    Read More ]

Could Your Boat Pass A Vessel Safety Check?

April 4, 2013

  You’re out enjoying a great day on the water when all of the sudden you get approached by the local boating law enforcement. Whether it’s a DNR agent, a sheriff marine patrol or the U.S. Coast Guard, they will know exactly what to look for to see if you pass a basic vessel safety check. Do you know, without a doubt, that you’ve got everything covered? If not, the time to make sure is now, before you ever leave your driveway or marina. Here are some of the basic items that...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Classic 160 SC

April 3, 2013

The legendary Polar Kraft Classic 160 SC has all the tough construction you expect in a smaller package that's easy to handle by yourself but has plenty of room and features for bringing along your buddies. It's a perfect river or small lake boat that's easy to launch and retrieve, even on the roughest gravel ramp. Low maintenance and best-in-class standard features will add to your enjoyment of this single-console fishing boat that's designed to give you years of performance. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Sportsman 1754 SE

April 3, 2013

Built for diehard duck hunters and other hardcore outdoorsmen and anglers, the Polar Kraft Sportsman 1754 SE is a tough-as-nails boat that's perfect for protected water. Available in three different custom camouflage paint schemes, this modified V-Hull helps you navigate even the most-challenging back water to get you where the action is. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Bass TX175 FF

April 3, 2013

Need an great all-purpose bass boat that's versatile enough to go after a variety of species? The easy-to-trailer Polar Kraft Bass TX175 FF, with a modified V-hull and three pedestal seats, will let you get on the water right after work so you don't miss any action. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Bass TX175 Pro

April 3, 2013

When you've got a passion for bass fishing, but want to enjoy all the advantages of aluminum, you need the larger fuel capacity, dual center rod storage compartments and easy-to-operate convenience of the Polar Kraft Bass TX175 Pro. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Bass TX165

April 3, 2013

Thinking about taking the plunge on a bass boat, but leaning toward a tough, practical aluminum option? The Polar Kraft Bass TX165 is designed for you to spend more time on the water, not more time working to pay for it. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Outfitter 1654

April 3, 2013

If your idea of adventure means getting out to the backwoods to fish and hunt, the Polar Kraft Outfitter 1654 is the perfect boat for you. With a choice of three different camo patterns, wide-open decks and tough-as-nails construction, the Outfitter 1654 is right at home fishing protected open water or winding your way back to your duck blind. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Outlander 186 SC

April 3, 2013

With a single console to maximize fish-fighting deck space and maneuverability, the Polar Kraft Outlander 186 SC is designed to get you on the big fish and to make sure you get them in the boat. Featuring an expansive forward deck, port and starboard lockable rod storage lockers, and elevated side casting platforms, the Outlander 186 SC has everything you need at an incredible price that won't break the bank. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Outlander 2010 WT

April 3, 2013

With a true Deep-V hull that's ready for a wide variety of water conditions, the Polar Kraft Outlander 2010 WT is built to play hard. This big and wide fishing machine is one of the toughest boats on the water. With hardcore angler touches like lockable rod storage, huge 52-inch livewell and an optional full vinyl deck, this walk-through windshield model will help keep you comfortable when the weather gets extreme. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Nor'Easter 179 DC

April 3, 2013

The Nor'Easter series is made for the challenging rocky shorelines of New England and big lakes in the Midwest. The new Polar Kraft Nor'Easter 179 DC is a Dual-Console configuration with a livewell in the stern, padded Deep-V hull and aft casting platform. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Nor'Easter 179 WT

April 3, 2013

With an expansive forward casting deck, full wrap-around walk-through windshield and more lockable storage than any other boat in it's class, the Polar Kraft Nor'Easter 179 WT is a big and tough aluminum fishing boat that can take whatever mother nature dishes out. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Nor'Easter 163 WT

April 3, 2013

The sturdy and safe Deep-V footprint of the Polar Kraft Nor'Easter 163 WT is ready for action, whether it's the rocky shores of Maine or the big-water Great Lakes. With four elevated casting platforms, plenty of lockable storage and an oversized walk-through windshield will get you to the big fish in comfort and style...at a price that won't break the bank. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Frontier 189 WT

April 3, 2013

With it's all-around level deck design, the Polar Kraft Frontier 189 WT make it easy to fight fish from anywhere on the boat. And the walk-through windshield can help you extend your boating day by keeping you more comfortable on cold mornings. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Frontier 179 SC

April 3, 2013

Take an up-close look at the Polar Kraft Frontier 179 SC, a single-console design with plenty of great fish-fighting features. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Frontier 179 WT

April 3, 2013

The legendary aluminum boat Polar Kraft has rolled out the incredible new Frontier series, featuring a true Deep-V hull and loads of standard features, all at a price that makes sense for your family budget. The Polar Kraft Frontier 179 WT has an oversized walk-through windshield to help you stretch your boating season, an easily accessible forward casting deck, and plenty of lockable rod storage. When you add that up, along with Polar Kraft's tough-as-nails, riveted construction, you get a boat...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Kodiak Sport 180 Fish & Ski

April 3, 2013

Built on the same tough fishing platform as other Kodiaks, the Polar Kraft Kodiak 180 Sport is a great option for the serious angler who also enjoys spending time on the water with his family with comfortable seating options and a ski-tow bar. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Kodiak Sport 170 Fish & Ski

April 3, 2013

Sometimes it's difficult for a serious angler to find a happy medium that satisfies the need for a tough-as-nails fishing machine and boat that is just as comfortable pulling the kids on a tube. But that's exactly what Polar Kraft was going for with the all-new Polar Kraft Kodiak Sport 170 FS. A true deep-V hull and solid rivet construction provides the soft ride and smooth handling of a higher-end fiberglass boat, but the durability and low-maintenance that comes from top-grade aluminum. Fishing...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Kodiak 180 WT

April 3, 2013

With a tough-as-nails Deep-V hull that's ready for big water, the Polar Kraft Kodiak 180 WT has all the fishing features you're looking for...all at an incredible value. From the elevated forward casting deck to the lockable in-floor rod storage, walk-through windshield and huge 52-inch livewell, the Kodiak 180 WT will get you to the big fish safely and dependably. And with Polar Kraft, you always have your choice of outboard power. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Kodiak 180 DC

April 3, 2013

When you need a dual-console set-up, the Polar Kraft Frontier 180 DC, has everything you need to get out on the water quickly and easily. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Kodiak 168 SC

April 3, 2013

With easy-step gunnels and extra fish-fighting room down the port side, the Polar Kraft Frontier 168 SC, is a single-console design that's handles easily whether you're heading out alone or with a crew. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Polar Kraft Kodiak 165 SC

April 3, 2013

With big-water, Deep-V performance, the Kodiak series epitomizes Polar Kraft's reputation for tough-as-nails "overbuilt" construction. The Kodiak 165 SC takes all the best features of its bigger siblings and brings them together in an easy-to-handle, single console fishing machine you can take out alone or with a buddy. You will have total control with fore and aft elevated casting decks, but the extra-deep cockpit will have you running in safety and comfort. Standard features such as lockable rod...    Read More ]

Boat Show Season Rolls On!

April 2, 2013

You can find Polar Kraft Aluminum Fishing Boats this week at the Traverse City Boat Show with our friends from Long Lake Marina. Stop by and say hello if you're heading to the boat show! ...    Read More ]