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Updated: 02/15/2018 08:30:01AM

Hold still a minute

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By Josh Olive

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A boat can take you to where the fish are, but once you get there, you’re going to want some way of staying in position. There are many different ways to anchor a boat. The method you choose will depend on how big the boat is, why you want to anchor and how long you plan to stay there.

We’ll start with the traditional fluke anchor. This is a basic item that should be aboard any boat, regardless of your reason for being on the water. An anchor isn’t just for convenience — it’s also safety equipment. If your engine won’t start, you’ll be completely at the mercy of the wind and tide if you don’t have an anchor. That’s a bad feeling.

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