Fishing Boat Reviews

Our fishing boat reviews cover all types of boats ranging from big center console fishing boats to aluminum fishing boats, plus reports on outboard engines.

November 5, 2019
You need a new fishboat, and wonder if you should go for aluminum, or fiberglass? Let the debate rage! Sure, there are plusses and minuses for each. Aluminum boats are lighter, so they’re easier to…
October 25, 2019
You want to boil the water with a top-end speed pushing 50 mph, slice through the chop with a 22.5-degree deep-V hull, and arrive at the fishing grounds with a center console fishing boat armed with…
October 5, 2019
Light tackle anglers, rejoice – you can still get a cool new bay boat 100-percent rigged and ready for under $50,000. No, these won’t be the biggest nor the fanciest boats in the world. Yes, the…
September 27, 2019
There’s a certain break-over point in the 23- to 24-foot range where a center console can be reasonably fished not just on calm days, but also when it’s a bit snotty on the Bay. At that same point…
September 19, 2019
We all want a boat that fishes well, we all want a boat that makes the entire family happy, and we all want a boat that’s well-built. And when it comes to the Edgewater 320 CC we can’t begin a…
August 24, 2019
The Carolina Skiff 198 is a boat that eschews those bells and whistles that drive up cost, and instead offers up a simple, straightforward, economical, safe platform that’s equally at home both…
August 9, 2019
Hunting for a new fishing kayak can be overwhelming, and selecting the best fishing kayak is no easy task. Dozens of kayak companies are all vying for their slice of a rapidly-growing consumer pie,…
July 26, 2019
Dual console fishing boats continue to grow in popularity, and the Sailfish 245DC is a great example of why. Is it as ideal as a center console for fishing, fishing, and nothing but fishing? Nah. But…
July 16, 2019
You want to enter the bluewater zone without ever leaving the comfort zone? You want a center console big enough to handle any reasonable sea, without being so large that it requires triple engines…
July 10, 2019
We all know there’s no such thing as the perfect boat – what’s ideal for me is not necessarily what’s ideal for you – but if I were to prototype my ideal bay boat for light-tackle jigging it would…
July 2, 2019
There is good reason that the Hobie Mirage Outback has always been one of the top choices for serious kayak anglers. A stable, yet speedy hull combined with the reliability of the MirageDrive make…
June 28, 2019
Cabo 41 Express: Return of a Legend The all new Cabo 41 Express. Ooohs and ahhs people, ooohs and ahhs. Cabo is back! We haven’t seen a new boat launched under this banner in years (since 2013…
June 24, 2019
If you enjoy a boat with copious light-tackle casting deck space, a surprisingly smooth ride for a 21-footer, and neck-snapping acceleration and performance, then you’ll enjoy fishing from a Key West…
June 12, 2019
You want a boat so fast off the mark that when you nail the throttle, you put Einstein’s Theory of Relativity to the test? The uber-torque delivered by Evinrude’s new E-TEC G2 in-line-three 1.9-liter…
June 5, 2019
You say you enjoy fishing for flounder in DelMarVa bays and inlets? We do, too, and having a boat that fishes comfortably and effectively in those coastal bays is imperative. If this is a fishery you…
May 30, 2019
If you’re a serious offshore angler but you need the dual console design since it also allows you to take out the family for day-boating, you’ve probably already discovered the biggest downfall of…
May 21, 2019
Take a look at this boat, drink in the all-new, completely unique, one-of-a-kind Solace 345, and there’s no mistaking this new center console fishing boat for any other boat on the planet. Which is…
May 15, 2019
There are so many center console boats on the market these days it’s hard not to mix up the posers with the serious fishing machines. That won’t be a problem, with the Cape Horn 22OS. Along with 27…