outboards

June 12, 2019
You want a boat so fast off the mark that when you nail the throttle, you put Einstein’s Theory of Relativity to the test? The uber-torque delivered by Evinrude’s new E-TEC G2 in-line-three 1.9-liter…
September 25, 2018
You want to find out how well designed and built an outboard motor like the Suzuki DF25A really is? Then mount one on a heavy 16-foot boat and spend three full seasons using it at least once or twice…
May 19, 2018
Mercury Marine introduced a new line of V6 four-stroke outboard engines just a few months ago, and now they're following that up with a new line of V8 outboards, in 250 FourStroke and 300 FourStroke…
May 18, 2018
The Yamaha F425 XTO Offshore V8 outboard has now been officially introduced to the boating public, eclipsing the Yamaha F350C as this engine manufacturer's biggest offering on the water. This engine …
March 21, 2018
When I was a kid and we went Chesapeake Bay fishing, there was always this moment of anticipation as Captain Dad stepped onto the boat, inserted the key into the ignition, and gave it a twist. Would…
February 27, 2018
The Yamaha V6 Offshore outboards, in the form of the F225, F250, and F300 engines, are topped in the line only by the Yamaha F350 V8 powerplant. But the F350 has been around for over a decade. And…
October 16, 2017
The 2017 Yamaha F90 is an all new outboard engine, and we had the chance to run one recently to find out if this motor is one you FishTalk readers need to know about. The short story? If a new four-…
September 23, 2017
The new Yamaha F25 outboard engine is a serious improvement over last year’s model, and will be of interest to anyone looking for a powerful portable outboard for their fishing skiff, duck boat, or…
August 21, 2017
Honda has just announced that they're introducing three new jet drive outboards, the Honda 40 Jet, Honda 65 Jet, and Honda 105 Jet. Anglers who focus on running rivers with rocky bottoms, like the…
June 19, 2017
The Evinrude E-TEC G2 outboards, now available in the 150 to 300 hp range, often stir mixed emotions among anglers. They look radical—some would use different words to describe the optics—and can be…
May 5, 2017
Yes, we know that neither Yamaha Offshore outboards nor Mercury Verado models are fishing boats. So, why have we dropped this article into the Fishboat Reviews section? Because a huge percentage of…