Fishing boat

December 15, 2018
For many of us, owning a brand new Bertram 61 convertible sportfishing machine is little more than a pipe dream. But as a reader asked me not long ago: what if you won the Mega Millions? Then, what…
December 11, 2018
The Scout 235 XSF is the largest center console boat in the XSF series, and the larger models built by Scout Boats are tagged LXF, denoting “luxury” center consoles. As such, you’d think you’ll be…
November 27, 2018
Many of you anglers already know why center console boats make such good fishing machines, but before we get into details of why the Crevalle Boats 26 Bay is one you might want to check out in…
November 25, 2018
Previously we let you know about 10 winterizing disasters to avoid, and in the interest of all of us being able to fish again next spring, we figured it would be a good idea to run through the…
November 23, 2018
You may have seen our Top 10 Center Console Fishing Boats Under $20,000 article, and wondered if it was possible to pick 10 best fishing boats that cost half that much. In a word, yes – here’s our…
November 20, 2018
We hate to admit that recent changes in the weather may end this fall's striper bite sooner rather than later (check out the Fishing Reports, if you haven't been keeping tabs on it), but those of you…
November 1, 2018
Dual console fishing boats work well for bay anglers for a number of reasons, but one of the biggest is that they give you both forward and aft cockpits to cast from. Cabin boats limit you to the…
October 28, 2018
Will an electric trolling motor and virtual anchoring help you catch more fish on a Chesapeake-style boat? After spending the season with a new Minn Kota Riptide Ulterra equipped with Spot-Lock and…
October 17, 2018
We admit it: running across the Jeanneau Leader 7.5 was a complete accident, and this isn't one we'd regularly choose for Fishboat Reviews. We didn’t go to see this boat in particular, and spotted it…
October 4, 2018
Fall is an awesome time to buy a new boat. Some dealers are looking to unload last year’s models so good deals abound, and other have just received hot new offerings for the next model year that are…
September 27, 2018
There’s a sweet spot for Chesapeake Bay light-tackle anglers in the 22 to 24 foot range of center console fishing boats. Center consoles of this size are large enough to handle any reasonable…
September 17, 2018
If the kids aren’t happy mama isn’t happy and if mama isn’t happy, no one’s happy – good thing there are dual console fishing boats like the Sailfish 325 DC, that can keep everyone smiling. Sure,…
September 11, 2018
Look at the dozens and dozens of fishboat reviews on the pages of FishTalkMag, and you’ll notice that center console boats account for the majority of them. In fact, about 70 percent of the fishing…
August 31, 2018
It's always fun to do fishboat reviews, but although this day was sunny and the winds were calm, like so many beautiful Saturday afternoons in the mouth of the Patapsco River the water was still a…
August 23, 2018
The first thing that strikes you about the Cape Horn 31T is that, unlike the slightly more genteel Cape Horn 27 XS, this model has a wide-open attitude from the bow to the stern. Every…
July 23, 2018
Why might the Twin Vee 260 SE OceanCat be of particular interest to this particular angler? A bit of background: I’m a cat fan because I have a bad back, and powercat hulls minimize impacts with the…
July 17, 2018
To some anglers dual console fishing boats won’t be the ultimate hard-core angling machines, but there’s no question that they’re an excellent choice for both fishing and family fun. You want to get…
July 15, 2018
FishTalk readers know that every month in the magazine we take a look at some of the most unusual, outrageous, and downright weirdest fishing boats on the water, but these are very short pieces and…