News & Announcements

Announcements from Smithville Marine and the boating industry

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 ksoutdoors.com, 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, […]
Peregrine falcons once dive-bombed Ulises Perez and Joaquin Sosa as they dangled among Kansas City’s downtown skyscrapers as professional window washers. So, they know falcons perch and fly in high places. On June 14, they paid falcons a friendly visit in an assist to conservation. Sosa stepped off the top of 30-story Commerce Tower, and Perez lowered him on a rope seat to a historic falcon nest site. Photos:  (Left) Professional window washers reached a peregrine falcon nest on a […]
May Boating News It’s Boating Season . . . Don’t Be Left On The Shore! Announcing our Annual Garage Sale May 11 and 12, 2018 Save 10%* On All In-Stock Parts, Propellers, Oil/Lube Watersports Equipment, Accessories* *10% Sale valid only during Garage Sale, May 11 – 12, 2018. Sale price not available on special order items, selected marine electronics, service, boats, outboards, trailers, service contracts, or previous purchases Free Humminbird Seminar — Reservations Required You’re invited to a free seminar […]
In recognition and appreciation of the thousands of service men and women across the country, Ranger Boats is offering engine horsepower rebates and other exclusive items to current and former military personnel through the 2018 “Operation Troop Salute” sales program. The retail promotion, available on qualifying new boat purchases made from authorized Ranger dealers, runs April 1 to December 31, 2018. Through the program, any current or former member of the U.S. Armed Forces is eligible for the incentive package. […]
From bats to bugs or fly fishing, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the city of St. Joseph will partner for a series of free Discover Nature — Fishing and nature programs this summer at Krug Park. The series will start on May 24 and ending on Sept. 20. This is the second year MDC has partnered with St. Joseph parks to offer the series. All of the events will be at the parks amphitheater and Krug Park Lagoon, […]
Here’s a deal for anyone who loves to fish, is competitive and wants to contribute to a good cause. Special Olympics Kansas is hosting a crappie fishing tournament April 28-29, 2018 at Clinton Lake, near Lawrence. Proceeds from a portion of entry fees will benefit Special Olympics Kansas. The event is open to two-person teams who must fish from boats. Tournament sign-in will be open from 5:30-6:30 a.m. on both days, and the registration fee is $100 per two-person team. […]