Posts Categorized: Winter

How to Prepare Your Dock for Winter

How to Prepare Your Dock for Winter

As much as we hate to admit it, summer is over, and it’s time to start thinking about the colder months ahead. When the temperatures start to dip, many people only think about winterizing their boats, often overlooking their docks completely. Nevertheless, preparing your dock for winter is necessary if you want your dock to… Read more »

How to Dress for an Ice Fishing Trip

Ice Fisher at Sunset Patiently Waiting

Here at V-Dock, we believe that being out on the water can be year-round fun. Although certain weather elements can result in rough waters, cold weather can occasionally often unique boating and fishing opportunities. Especially around this time of the year, ice fishing trips are a common activity amongst those who love being out on… Read more »

Tips for Safe Ice Fishing This Winter

winter lake fishing

Winter is a slow time of year for boat owners. The water’s frozen over and at this point, you’ve already prepared your boat for the harsh weather of the winter season. So with your vessel all covered up, it’s time to break out the ice fishing supplies. Before heading out on the lake, it’s important… Read more »

How Ice Damages Docks

In the winter months, snow and ice can take a toll on the roads and our cars. However one area that consistently gets overlooked is a boating dock. Icy conditions and frozen water in lakes, ponds or rivers can damage old, wooden docks, leading to expensive repairs and replacements in the spring. Don’t spend another… Read more »

Winter Ice Fishing: Staying Safe on the Ice

Ice fishing season is right around the corner and at V-Dock, we know how important it is to keep safety in mind while you are out there on the frozen water. We want you to have a blast this winter, and to do so without worry, follow some of these simple safety tips. Mind Your… Read more »

The Importance of Winterizing Your Boat

Winterizing Your Boat

As the boating season ends and the cold winter settles in, it’s important to protect the investment you’ve made in your boat by making sure that you winterize it properly. Failing to properly prepare your boat for the winter season can lead to problems while your boat is in storage, leading to a good chance… Read more »

Winter Time Activities at Your Lake House, Part 2: Outside

Last time we covered all the fun winter time activities you could do inside at your lake house. Now, we open up the doors to the lake house to see what fun can be had outdoors. Don’t let the cold temps of winter keep you hibernating all season long. Get out there and have some… Read more »

Winter Fun on Your Dock

Who says you can’t enjoy your dock just because winter is upon us? There are lots of useful ways to take advantage of your dock in the colder months, despite cold, ice and snow. From snowboarding to ice fishing, check out these fun ways to truly enjoy your dock and surrounding landscape during winter. Building… Read more »

Family Winter Time Activities at Your Lake House, Part 1: Inside

Winter is a time for getting cozy, hibernating, and spending time with friends and family in the comfort of your home. If you’re lucky, you have a lake house to which you can retreat even at the height of winter. Some think winter lake house scenes are the prettiest of all. If you prefer to… Read more »

Great Gift ideas for Dock Dudes and Lake Lovers

Solar Dock Lights

Do you have friends who just love to be on the lake in summer? Are they always in the water, on their boat, jumping off their dock, or relaxing with drink in hand on a float? Treat them right this holiday season and give them a gift that they can actually put to good use…. Read more »

Why You’ll Be Glad You Have a V-Dock This Winter

As another winter rolls around, the often thankless task of winterizing the docks approaches. The aggravation of de-icing and sometimes having to pull the dock out before water freezes over is a household tradition for those who live near the water, but for many dock owners, those hours of struggling to prep your dock for… Read more »