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Fishing and Boating Gear for Spring

Spring is in full swing and also happens to be a perfect time for fishing and boating enthusiasts to gear up! InTheBite has found some cool new gear items that we think you’ll enjoy. This time we are looking at items from BlueWater Chairs, Daiwa, Blue Water Desalination and Gill Fishing. Be sure to check back soon for even more new gear and check out the links below to snag some of this gear for yourself!

BlueWater Chairs‘ New Hybrid Table

Need more space? BlueWater Chairs has developed a removable hybrid table system that secures to the striking arms (with fitted mounts) of any brand fighting chair. The teak tray, with a durable and functional starboard worktop, offers a multitude of uses. These include additional space to set rigging gear, prep bait or even serve snacks — at the dock or offshore.

With a cutting board, tackle drawer, cup holders and pass-through cup/rod holders, this system adds a new dimension to your fighting chair. When the battle begins, it is quickly and easily removed. Padded non-slip feet mean the table can be relocated anywhere. On the ride in, it’s a perfect serving tray in the galley (or anywhere!) to prep and present your fresh catch.

For more information, contact (954) 522-4238 or [email protected].

BlueWater Chairs hybrid table

Gill Fishing Foul Weather Apparel Collection

Outerwear blends breathable, waterproof XPLORE fabric with XPEL technology. The Apex Pro-X Jacket ($425) and Bib ($425) excel in wet summers and cold winters when paired with layers. Available in black, its Vortex Hood remains in place at high speeds, and an inner PU liner waterproofs the sleeves. The Meridian X Jacket ($350), in shadow, shadow camo and twilight, includes a Vortex Hood, a high-cut thermal face guard and four front pockets. The Bib ($299) is black or shadow camo. The Aspect Jacket ($250) and Bib ($199) have a lightweight mesh layer that wicks moisture away from the body. The jacket, in twilight and glacier, includes Vortex Hood technology and zippered pockets. The bib, in shadow, has a front relief fly and side pockets.

Daiwa‘s New Tanacom 1200 Reel

Meet the new champ in power assist reels. The Tanacom 1200 is an upgraded design built on the Tanacom Series’ stellar reputation. In short, the 1200 is easier to operate and offers more power and speed than its predecessors, vastly improving the angling experience while kite fishing, deep-dropping or bottom-fishing. Improvements include holding an astounding 1,100 yards of 80-pound test Daiwa J-Braid, a 30-percent faster retrieval rate at a quick 110m/min and 20 percent more power with 11.0 kg. Another big plus is repositioning the motor and gearing inside the spool itself, which delivers outstanding performance. Kite-fishing fans will appreciate the oversized line guide aperture which is big enough to let swivels and large knots pass through. $799.

Daiwa tanacom 1200 reel

Blue Water Desalination’s (BWD) Latest Water Purification Innovation

The all-new Explorer XT watermaker is a robust, expandable system designed to fit almost any available space on mid-sized to large yachts. With capacities from 475 to 1,800 GPD, and boasting fully automatic operation, the new Explorer XT comes in multiple configurations to fit the space needs of nearly any boat. The flexible footprint combined with an impressive production capability of up to 75 gallons per hour (284 liters per hour) makes the Explorer XT an ideal fit for new yachts and refits. This latest watermaker builds upon the same leading-edge technology as BWD’s popular Express XT Series, offering mariners pure water at the touch of a button. Plus, three different configurations, including a compact frame and one-piece and two-piece modular controllers, ensure that the installation can be customized to fit almost any available space.

Explorer XT Features & Advantages

  • Fully automatic, one-touch operation
  • Fresh water flush system with adjustable interval
  • High-rejection membranes and product water carbon filter
  • Dual voltage 50/60 Hz motors
  • Stainless steel booster pump shaft
  • Designed for ease of service and maintenance
  • Available upgrade to commercial pre-filter
  • Simple controller with digital display and optional remote control
Blue Water Desalination water purifier

Gill Fishing Launches New Footwear Collection

An all-new collection of high-performance fishing deck boots delivers everything anglers need: sticky grip, reliable waterproof protection, rugged durability and comfortable cushioning. Two new styles are available now.

The Hydro Short Boot ($94.95) is a comfortable and nimble ankle boot. Anglers can move confidently on wet decks thanks to the boot’s non-slip, razor-cut soles that generate maximum traction and low-profile outsoles that provide maximal contact area. A thermal-regulating neoprene lining wicks moisture, cools feet in hot conditions and softens impacts.

The Hydro Mid Boot ($115) was designed for anglers who need a higher boot. Gill combined the lower short boot portion with a neoprene upper that delivers complete waterproof protection while wicking moisture and regulating temperature. The flexible neoprene upper can be rolled down.