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By subscribing to The Fisherman Magazine, you automatically qualify to enter our annual Dream Boat Challenge.
By Staff

There is no additional entry fee to shell out, no extra hoops to jump through, nothing. Well aside from catching some fish but odds are that you were going to be doing that anyway!

Whether you accumulate the most points, catch the largest of species or win the fish of the month competition, we have a slew of outstanding prizes to be won in 2017. This year's Grand Prize for the angler who accumulates the most points is an awesome new Steiger Craft 21 DV Miami boat with Yamaha 200 HP Outboard Motor; a Furuno GPS Plotter/Sounder Model GP1670F, an Engel EN80 Cooler; and a fish mount from Global Fish Mounts of one the fish entered. The key to winning the Grand Prize in 2017 is not only to land the heaviest fish, but to do so across as many of the eligible species as possible. It is going to take a well-rounded and talented angler to take home the Grand Prize in 2017, so get out there and fish! For more details, visit The Dream Boat Challenge section.

The 21 Deep V Miami delivers classic lines, aggressive performance, maneuverability and a massive cockpit for a boat of this size. Weighing 1,000 pounds more than its nearest competitor, without sacrificing performance and efficiency, makes the 21 Miami ideal for fishing rough water or for family fun. The boat is built with the same tried-and-true construction methods that have been proven time and time again, making Steiger Crafts the best built boats on the water and features hand laid fiberglass construction coupled with exclusive I-Beam grid system technology, offering durability and a rigid structure that can withstand any sea conditions.

Yamaha's lightweight, powerful and compact In-Line F200 is the next step in four-stroke performance. Its strategic design makes this outboard the lightest in its class, for efficient power that fits a range of boating applications from center consoles, sport boats and bay/flats boats to deep V aluminums, fish/ski boats and pontoons. Featuring 2.8L displacement, Variable Camshaft Timing and a responsive 16-valve DOHC powerhead, the F200 maximizes volumetric efficiency to optimize power. This streamlined design combines two-stroke size with four-stroke performance, giving the F200 the best power-to-weight ratio in its class.

Furuno packs a lot of the features found in high-end electronics into this great combo package including a compact, fully integrated chartplotter; internal antenna for easy installation; powerful 600W/1kW fishfinder; and a 5.7-inch LCD screen which provides excellent readability even in direct sunlight or when wearing polarized sunglasses. Furuno's Bottom Discrimination feature enables the unit to indicate if a major component of the bottom is mud, sand, gravel, or rocks providing valuable information to locate rich fishing grounds while boosting your catch of the day.

The Engel EN80 cooler boats an ample 74-quart capacity (100 pounds of ice or 75 cans of your favorite beverage) and is the perfect size to take along on those day trips whether you use it to pack your bait, catch, lunch or all three! The cooler features a full 2 inches of insulation in the lid, on the sides and on the bottom, helping to retain cold and ice for up to 10 days. The all silicon gaskets create an airtight seal that is durable and will never lose its shape.

Receive a lifelike fish mount of one of the fish you've entered in the Dream Boat Contest. Global Fish Mounts offer the most authentic looking fish mounts in the industry and their artists paint each replica mount individually by hand. Fish mounts from Global are truly lifelike with a quality that will last a lifetime and keep your dream alive.