News & Announcements

Announcements from Smithville Marine and the boating industry

Reprinted from Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism News Good fishing spots can be hard to come by because anglers can be tight-lipped, so to speak, about their favorite fishing holes. However, the Fisheries Division staff at the Kansas Department Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) can’t keep a secret and they want nothing more than for you to catch fish, so they produce a couple of handy publications every angler should keep in their hip pocket: The 2019 Kansas […]
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March Boating News Mother Nature may still have a few surprises up her sleeve, and the lake water is very cold, but the warm thoughts of days on the lake must be on everyone’s mind. And, despite the cold and snowy winter, it has been an exciting time since the boat show in January – boat sales are brisk, so along with nearly 100 new high-performance bass boats, aluminum fishing boats, pontoons, and deck boats, we have a growing selection […]
The Skeeter Demo Team will join Smithville Marine at Smithville Lake on Friday, March 29th and Saturday, March 30th to provide demo rides on Skeeter’s 2019 high-performance bass boats. If a new bass boat is in your future, you don’t want to miss this special event. Mark your calendar for our Skeeter  Demo  Day and Enter Our $500 Give-AwayPlus other gifts and prizes during Skeeter Demo Days! Location:  Paradise Point/Little Platte Boat Ramp on Smithville Lake. Times:  Friday 11 a.m. […]
New length and possession regulation is effective March 1 MDC has announced a regulation change for crappie fishing at Smithville Lake, effective March 1. Anglers will be able to keep 30 crappie, but no more than 15 over 9 inches long. The change will allow anglers to harvest more of the overpopulated black crappie in the lake, but it will also protect white crappie from overharvesting. Image courtesy of Missouri Department of Conservation The Missouri Department of Conservation on March […]
Smithville Marine has joined with Lund and Lowe boat manufacturers to provide current and former members of the U. S. Armed Forces with a special military discount on boat purchases. Lund Military Discounts Lund is offering discounts up to $1500 for Lund Boats purchased with the military family discount for active duty and veterans of military service. Service members can receive discounts* on many models from Lund. The dealer applies the discount at the time of sale. Additional information on […]
Links to Skeeter Boats at Smithville Marine < Current Smithville Marine Inventory > < Skeeter Online Catalog >   Smithville Marine has announced the addition of the Skeeter line of high-performance tournament and fishing boats to their family of industry-leading boats at their dealership in Smithville, Missouri. Kent Hinz, who along with his wife Stacie, owners of Smithville Marine, agreed, “After several months of negotiations, Skeeter Boats has named Smithville Marine its exclusive boat dealership in the Kansas City, St. […]
We’ve expanded our Inventory Clearance Sale to include all new in-stock outboard motors, trolling motors, and fish finders. Save up to 20% on in stock — boxed, unboxed and take-offs (those are the ones we take off a new boat when we upgrade.) Shop today! These prices are limited to available in-stock units only. Follow these links to see our current inventory. • Outboard Sale Inventory (REV 3 October 2018) Please call to verify availability.• Trolling Motor Sale Inventory (REV […]
Just Announced!! Our Summer Inventory Clearance Sale now includes all new in-stock outboard motors. Save up to 20% on all new Mercury, Yamaha, and Evinrude outboards — every new motor in stock — boxed, unboxed and take-offs (those are the ones we take off a new boat when we upgrade.)  Shop today! These prices are limited to available in-stock motors only.  Follow this link to see our current inventory. Outboard Sale Inventory ( REV 28Sept2018) Please call to verify availability […]
Visitors can enjoy nature exhibits and learn outdoor sport skills at Family Outdoors Day on Sept. 22 at MDC’s James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area in Lee’s Summit. Fishing is among the most popular stops at the annual event, which celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day. Early autumn is a wonderful time to enjoy the outdoors. A free Family Outdoors Day 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area in Lee’s […]
If you’ve looked at Kansas’ 2018 Fishing Forecast or followed the Weekly Fishing Reports at, you know that Kansas anglers have enjoyed amazing fishing this year. But have you ever wondered how this happens? The revenue from the fishing license you purchase, along with funding from the federal Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program (WSFR), pays for the operation of four fish hatcheries operated by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT). Kansas hatcheries at Meade, Pratt, […]