center console

June 25, 2022
There are so darn many cool new fishboats we can’t ever hope to fit ‘em all into Fishboat Reviews. And the past few years have brought so many different developments in fishboats we already have…
May 29, 2022
At the 2022 Miami International Boat Show last winter, Parker Offshore introduced the second in its all-new lineup of center consoles: the 24CC. This follows on the heels of the 22CC introduction at…
May 25, 2022
Many of today’s center console boats are so dang jam-packed with frou-frou features like reclining loungers and neon-lighted cupholders that they sacrifice some fishability for “luxury” features, and…
May 9, 2022
Last month we looked at finding the ideal fishing boat design for your needs in our Boat Shopping Primer, and this month we’re ready to go boat shopping — strap yourselves in folks, this is going to…
March 23, 2022
The Bay Bridge Boat Show is our region’s premier spring show for checking out hot new fishing machines. Acres and acres of gleaming new fiberglass will be on display and this is your one best…
March 3, 2022
Those of us who went to the new Chesapeake Bay Boat Show in Timonium, MD, this winter enjoyed a number of pleasant surprises: tons of new boats to check out, lots of happy boaters looking for a new…
February 25, 2022
When it comes to boats size matters, but sometimes you encounter one like the Release 21 RX center console and it throws the usual rules right out the window. Step aboard this boat without first…
February 7, 2022
The rockfish were off the Severn, my buddy had a Wellcraft 222 Fisherman ready and at his disposal a mere mile or two from the hotspots, and although the breeze was blowing it was a west wind, so the…
January 30, 2022
Recently I had the chance to spend some time on a Tideline 235 with twin Suzuki DF200s on a wind-chopped Albemarle Sound, and although we’ve reviewed the 235 in FishTalk before (see the original…
January 24, 2022
I was stricken with boat-jealousy when my slip neighbor Dr. Mike upgraded to a new Sportsman Open 242 with a Yamaha F300 outboard last spring. But I buried the feeling with the knowledge that sooner…
December 31, 2021
It’s easy to be a fan of Robalo boats, especially because they deliver a great bang for the buck, and this has always been particularly true of their Cayman line. When we spent a day aboard the…
December 3, 2021
Few brands hold such an iconic history as Aquasport, and finally the brand is back, with five center console models from 21 to 30 feet and a trio of bay boats from 22 to 24 feet in the mix. The next-…
November 26, 2021
  Angler in Chief Lenny Rudow is selling his beloved Glacier Bay 22 – here are the specifics: Yes, the FishTalk fishing machine is now on the market. Photo courtesy of David Sites 1997 hull,…
October 23, 2021
When Sportsman Boats unveiled their Masters 267OE bay boat we enjoyed a multi-day test and fishing experience aboard, and found it to be an utterly magnificent light tackle fishing machine (you can…
September 11, 2021
You say you’re a beginner angler new to Chesapeake Bay fishing, and you’re desperate to find a fiberglass center console starter boat that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg? Never fear, dear developing…
September 7, 2021
If you wish you could find a bay boat boat-motor-trailer package that was easy to afford and easy to tow, launch, and retrieve, but was also built tougher than the norm, it's time to meet the G3…
September 1, 2021
Some anglers look at a boat as nothing more than transportation to the hotspot, but anglers who are also boat-lovers see things a bit differently and if you happen to be a boat-loving fisherman who…
August 1, 2021
If you’ve seen the Crevalle 24 HCO or the 26 HCO, or at the very least checked out our reviews of these boats  and seen our Crevalle 26 video review on YouTube, you already know that these are high-…