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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > April 2020 > How to Store a Boat Outside
“Store,” used as a verb usually means to put away for a lengthy period of time. Yet, this is the beginning of boating season. So for the sake of this piece, let’s define “store” as merely a brief rest between outings. The best way to store a boat outside is by taking steps to keep it protected from the elements and yet still ready to go at a moment’s notice.
There is a bit of a fine line when securing a boat for brief “down time.” If, during your checklist of how to store a boat outside, you get it tucked away too much, it may get overlooked and not used. Then, not only will you maybe have to deal with premature winter time like storage issues such as pancaking tires or cracked hoses but your happiness level not be maximized because, well, you aren’t using your boat enough.
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Andy is an outdoor writer (http://www.justkeepreeling.com/) and stressed-out Dad has contributed over 380 blogs to takemefishing.org since 2011. Born in Florida, but raised on banks of Oklahoma farm ponds, he now chases pike, smallmouth bass, and steelhead in Pennsylvania. After earning a B.S. in Zoology from OSU, he worked in fish hatcheries and as a fisheries research technician at OSU, Iowa State, and Michigan State.
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