Mercury Dockline: Hurricane Michael | Leveling your boat trailer | Redcrest Championship

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 Aug 30th, 2019 by Keith Worrall 

Modified Aug 30th, 2019 at 3:52 PM

Members of the Mercury family felt the force of Hurricane Michael

In Florida, hurricane season is just part of life. Many locals don’t leave their homes to avoid even massive storms, choosing instead to hunker down and ride it out. So, when news stations reported in October of 2018 that Hurricane Michael was expected to hit the Florida Panhandle, it wasn’t surprising when many residents opted to shelter in place. Travis Watkins, manager of the Mercury test facility in Panama City, and Mercury-sponsored B.A.S.S. angler Drew Benton were among the Floridians of Panama City who opted to ride it out. The two had never met, but they both survived similar challenges from Hurricane Michael. Here are their perspectives.
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Leveling your boat trailer

Having a level boat trailer can completely change the way your tow vehicle rides. Follow along and see how to properly level your boat trailer.
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Recipe: National catfish month

Who knew catfish could taste this good? Celebrate National Catfish Month with this easy-to-make blue catfish recipe, courtesy of Saveur Magazine. It’ll leave you wondering how something so incredibly simple could be this delicious.
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Mercury Marine supports the fight against lionfish invasion

The lionfish is a rare species in the sense that the more you know about it, the less there is to like. It’s no exaggeration to say that lionfish are among the greatest ecological threats to the waters of the Caribbean and Western Atlantic Ocean, and that urgent, sustained action is needed to stop or at least slow the march of this destructive invasive species.
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Mercury Pro Edwin Evers wins the 2019 Redcrest Championship

LACROSSE, Wis. – Mercury Pro Edwin Evers is the 2019 REDCREST Champion of the season-ending Major League Fishing® (MLF) Bass Pro Tour event. Evers lapped the field with a remarkable 63 scoreable bass for 85 pounds, 6 ounces Sunday. His closest pursuers were Mercury pros Greg Hackney (40-07) and Greg Vinson (29-06).

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Get connected to your engine instantly
Mercury VesselView® Mobile instantly helps you monitor fuel levels, access mapping information, connect to your engine and so much more. Watch this easy installation video with Wired2fish to learn more about the VesselView module or click to purchase.
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