Fishing boat

October 27, 2023
You and your family love watersports almost as much as you love Chesapeake Bay fishing? You and your family love bowriders almost as much as you love center consoles? You and your family love the…
October 21, 2023
Historically, Contender Boats have been well known for their wave-slicing abilities, comprehensive fishing armaments, and rock-solid build. What they haven’t always been so well known for is their…
October 2, 2023
When Bayliner brought back the Trophy series of center console fishing boats in 2020 it generated plenty of interest but had only two models, a 20-footer and a 22. The company keeps expanding the…
September 25, 2023
Which center console bay boat is the king of them all? That’s debatable, but we can all agree that it’ll have to be safer than most, bigger than most, faster than most, more comfortable than most,…
September 19, 2023
You say it’s time for a sweet new fishing machine, and you know that the Annapolis Powerboat Show in Annapolis, MD, is a great time and place to make it happen? Well, you’re right on both counts. But…
September 3, 2023
One year ago this month I swapped out my trusty, dusty, old, very slow Glacier Bay 22 for a new ride, and got a Caymas 26 HB powered by a Suzuki DF300AP: the FishTalker. I said then that after a year…
August 22, 2023
Some center console fishing boats are well engineered but poorly built, some are poorly engineered but well built, and some boats just plain take your breath away. You think you can find a single…
August 5, 2023
We ran across the Parker 2900CC at the Miami International Boat Show this winter, where it was on display at Yamaha’s dock sporting a pair of F300s. And it’s no wonder Yamaha wanted the boat there.…
July 21, 2023
Pop Quiz: How do you get the entire family excited about getting the bay- and ocean-capable center console fishing boat you’ve always wanted? The answer is simple: take them to see a Cobia 301 CC.…
July 3, 2023
What’s the ideal size center console fishing boat for plying the Chesapeake’s waters? Many would argue a 26-footer is perfect. It has room for plenty of anglers and the heft to handle choppy seas,…
June 20, 2023
Scout Boats has a new hybrid bay boat to their lineup, and the 281 XXS is not only their newest in this lineup it’s the largest as well. Par for the course for this builder, it’s also jam-packed with…
June 13, 2023
Whether you plan to live-line with spot or chum for cobia, you need to be able to set an anchor so it stays put. At least, that goes for anglers who don’t enjoy the option of hovering in place with…
May 26, 2023
If you want a fishing boat for Chesapeake Bay fishing with a cabin protecting the helm your choices are pretty limited in this day and age. And if you also want a boat small enough to be easily…
May 16, 2023
Whether it’s a brand-spanking-new triple-engine Glitzcraft 1000 or a chalky water-stained wreck of a fishing machine, your fishboat is your fishing freedom. It gets you access to endless angling…
April 30, 2023
For 2023 Grady-White expands its Coastal Explorer line with their biggest bay boat yet, the all-new 281 CE. This model line is aptly named. You want to explore the back-bays and creeks? With a…
April 22, 2023
World Cat has been on a steady march updating their line to the CC-X models, and the latest to get the update is the all-new 260. The number-one stand-out feature of the boat is, of course, the fact…
April 2, 2023
When you get a 25-foot center console boat with twin engines it seems reasonable to expect to be able to haul down to the beach and fish the ocean when the weather allows. And sure, you can do so on…
March 31, 2023
Spring is in the air, the waters are warming, and the glorious dawn of a new season of Chesapeake Bay fishing is upon us. WOOHOO! If you’ve been thinking that a new fishing boat is how you want to…