South Shore Marine looks forward to seeing you at the upcoming Catawba Island Boat Show May 2nd – 4th! Held at the Catawba Island Club in beautiful Port Clinton, Ohio, this in-water show is a great start to the boating season. Stop by South Shore Marine’s display and take a ride on one of our new boats in stock! A detailed list of the inventory we will be featuring will be sent to our newsletter subscribers the week leading up to the show. For further details about the show, please visit www.catawbaislandboatshow.com
A huge thank you to all who were able to attend our 11th Annual Fishing Seminar! This year, we had just over 250 attendees – our largest year yet! This event would not have been possible without our speakers: Captain Larry Weiss – www.LakeErieFishingAdventures.com Jerome Dorlack, Randy Eyre and Todd Miller – Reel Naughty Fishing Team Captain Marc Bottone – “My Bonnie Charters” – www.FishMyBonnie.com Steve Carlson – South Shore Marine Thank you also to the vendors who were able to be here: Big Fish Tuff / Tru-Trip Divers Amish Outfitters Cisco Fishing Systems Garmin Electronics With the help of our attendees, we were able to make a generous donation to the Huron Helping Hand Food Pantry.
9:00 – Welcome & Introduction of South Shore Marine Staff, Garmin Electronics, Cisco Fishing Systems, Big Fish Tuff / Tru-Trip Divers, Amish Outfitters 9:10-9:45 – Back to the Basics by Captain Larry Weiss – www.LakeErieFishingAdventures.com – Jigging & Drift Casting for Walleye and Perch Fishing Tips 10:00-10:45 – Walleye Training 101 by Steve Carlson – Setting yourself up for success – Equipment needs, basic techniques and resources to put more fish in the boat this season 11:15-12:15 – Finesse Walleye Trolling by Jerome Dorlack Reel Naughty Fishing Team – Randy Eyre, Todd & Corey Miller – Inline planar boards using worm harnesses and crank baits 12:15-1:30 – Lunch by Mesenburg Catering 1:30-3:00 – Summer “Power Trolling” by Captain Marc Bottone of “My Bonnie Charters” – www.FishMyBonnie.com – Summer “Power Trolling” for walleye using full size planar boards with TruTrip divers and Dipsey Divers. Bonus Lake…
South Shore Marine was named one of the Top 100 Dealers by Boating Industry for the 8th year. As said by Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Sweet, “These dealers represent the best of the best in the marine industry. From thousands of dealers across North America, these companies stand out for their financial performance, dedication to customer service and creative marketing.” Tom, Chuck, Norm and Christine had the honor of attending the black-tie gala in Orlando, Florida and proudly accepted the award. For a complete list and more news, click here.
The event took place Saturday October 5th at the Huron Boat Basin. South Shore Marine is proud to be the title sponsor for the tournament with Steve Carlson of our Sales Team serving as the Tournament Director. 101 teams caught a total of 478 walleye weighing 3,306 pounds for an incredible average weight of just under 7 pounds. The winning team from Huron, OH weighed 44.38# for their five fish tournament limit. This event has become the premier open tournament on Lake Erie and next year’s event will take place on Saturday Oct 4th, 2014.