Fishing boat

November 24, 2020
Our caravan assembles in a K-Mart parking lot at 7 pm, for a final huddle before departing on the 10-hour trailer to Bogue Inlet in southern North Carolina. Our goal: to get four trailerboats to the…
November 7, 2020
There are many good reasons to winterize your boat: to prevent freeze damage, preserve vulnerable parts and pieces through their winter slumber, and to reduce the boat’s overall weathering. There’s…
October 28, 2020
Solace Boats is following up on its epic introductory boat, the Solace 345, with another totally unique top-shelf offering — and this one’s even bigger. The 41CS can be a triple or quad engine rig…
October 5, 2020
If you can afford a new car you can probably afford a new Sportsman 212, which MSRPs for less than $45,000. comes well-equipped in the low $50s, and is one heck of a lot more fun to drive than any…
October 1, 2020
As people curtailed vacation travel plans and came to realize that there’s just no better way to safely celebrate life on planet Earth than to go out on a boat, in many cases demand has outweighed…
September 27, 2020
Parents with young kids who need a boat with shelter or couples who want the flexibility to overnight on weekend-long fishing trips may be looking for a new fishboat with a walkaround cabin. These…
September 19, 2020
With 23’9” of LOA and a hull featuring a 19/24-degree longitudinally stepped bottom, the Key West 239 FS has the brawn to hack through a Chesapeake Bay chop without beating everyone aboard to a pulp…
September 5, 2020
Bayliner hasn’t built Trophy models in years, and instead has been focusing its fishing efforts on the Element line with its “M” hull, like the Element F21. But this year, that becomes history — the…
August 30, 2020
There’s a sweet spot for anglers focused on Chesapeake Bay fishing, right around 21 feet of LOA. That’s the point at which a boat’s small enough for just about anyone to handle, trailer, and afford,…
August 20, 2020
After the Annapolis Boat Shows worked hard creating safety protocols and meeting with health officials for its October shows at City Dock Annapolis, the city this morning announced that the shows…
August 7, 2020
If your aching back loves the uber-smooth ride of a powercat (can you see me raising my own hand right now?) then one thing that probably drives you nuts is the lack of choices on the market today.…
August 3, 2020
Shhh… if you listen closely, you can hear your fishing boat talking. It’s trying to tell you something. Yes, your boat does have the power to communicate with you — but only if you’re willing to…
August 1, 2020
The Boston Whaler Dauntless series has been around forever, and while they’re generally thought of as family-fishers designed for crossover use ranging from trolling to tubing, their low-slung…
July 8, 2020
If you want to go fishing weather-be-danged and a fully enclosed helm station with a cabin makes sense for your needs, you have a fairly limited selection of new fishboats to choose from. Many…
June 30, 2020
What’s worse than breaking off a huge fish next to the boat? Landing it, then discovering that you don’t have a fishbox large enough to ice it down in. Well okay, maybe that’s not really worse, but…
June 17, 2020
You say you’d love to own a fishing boat, but you live in a tiny apartment or condominium with nowhere to store it? People, that is not a problem. Check out these three hot little fishing machines…
June 7, 2020
There’s a new queen of the Cobia Boats fleet, and she’s a serious fish-killing machine. The biggest eyebrow-raising feature of this biggest Cobia yet? Performance. With a pair of Yamaha F425 XTO…
May 20, 2020
What’s the very worst thing about reading fishing boat reviews and shopping for a new boat in this day and age? Sticker shock. There are so many boats out there that cost as much as a new house, many…