Fishing boat

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…
June 21, 2022
Sharrow props startled the boating world when they were introduced, bringing a huge efficiency boost to outboard powered fishboats of all makes and sizes. Now, they’ve announced more big news: Yamaha…
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 23, 2022
It’s easier than you think to accidentally turn what should be a routine chore at the fuel dock into a first-class mess. Part of being a sensible, responsible angler is ensuring that your boat’s fuel…
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…
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…
January 20, 2022
My friend Spencer had a new Everglades 243CC, there was talk of slot-size red drum off Point Lookout, and I needed a good excuse to step away from the desk. Fishboat test, anyone? Hmmm, let's see:…
January 4, 2022
Alert for all you kayak fishing sharpies out there: The Native Watercraft Slayer Propel Max 10 is now fishing on waterways near you, and it lists some nice improvements over the standard Propel 10.…
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 27, 2021
It starts out innocently enough since you don’t need a trolling motor on your center console boat, and you have a Jon boat with a trolling motor for fishing the piers and rivers for white perch with…
December 25, 2021
This fall Bayliner announced a new addition to their Element line, the E17. Wait a sec — the Element line consists of Bayliner’s deckboats, and their Trophy line is their fishboats. So, why would we…
December 9, 2021
In a world full of frou-frou gentrified express cruiser “fishing boats,” the Stamas 370 Aegean is a breath of fresh fish-scented air. Stamas has long been known for building no-nonsense boats that…
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-…