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Fishing Boat Reviews

Bahama Boatworks

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    The smallest boat in the line, it’s nonetheless big on features and fishability.

    The smallest boat in the line, it’s nonetheless big on features and fishability.

Boston Whaler

  • A small center console with a big attitude.

    Take a ride on the newest 23-footer from Boston Whaler.
  • No comforts have been ­sacrificed in the making of this fishing boat.

    No comforts have been ­sacrificed in the making of this fishing boat. Boston ­Whalers’ Dynamic Ca…

Century

Cobia

  • A safe, dependable boat that has proved itself credible time and time again.

    A safe, dependable boat that has proved itself credible time and time again.
  • Classic style and enviable comfort in a serious open fisherman.

    Classic style and enviable comfort in a serious open fisherman.
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    The double-stepped-hulled 344CC center-console boasts fishing-friendly features.

    The double-stepped-hulled 344CC center-console boasts fishing-friendly features.

Contender

  • Ready for overnights, built for 360-degree fishability

    Enjoy the full 360-degree fishability Contender is known for combined with the comforts of their newest 39-footer.
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    “Nail it, and the boat jumps on plane in seconds, quickly taking on the flat running angle typical of a well-balanced step hull.”­

    “Nail it, and the boat jumps on plane in seconds, quickly taking on the flat running angle typical of a well-balanced step hull.”­…

Edgewater Boats

  • A purposeful midsize center console ready to take on all challenges

    EdgeWater offers an exceptional marriage of performance, style and comfort in a middleweight contender poised to match larger competitors blow for blow.
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    The Edgewater 210IS is a classy bay boat that’s easy on fuel.

    The Edgewater 210IS is a classy bay boat that’s easy on fuel.
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    EdgeWater's new 220IS caters to shallow-water anglers

    EdgeWater's new 220IS caters to shallow-water anglers…

Everglades

  • A premier hybrid center console gets a bigger sibling with a new bag of tricks

    Get to know the new hybrid center-console from Everglades Boats.
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    A serious fishing machine rich in features, style and comfort.

    A serious fishing machine rich in features, style and comfort.
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    The Everglades 295 Pilot combines comfort and fishability

    The Everglades 295 Pilot combines comfort and fishability…

Grady-White

  • Rugged, reliable, and more comfortable than ever, this center console is ready to take on all challenges.

    Take a ride on the newest offering from Grady-White.
  • From a family perspective, boating should be easy and comfortable, and the 236 makes it just so.

    It’s no surprise, really, when a Grady-White boat emerges as a great saltwater-fishing boat. Sweeter, though, when it’s clearly family friendly too.
  • A family-friendly multitasker

    Hop aboard the new Grady-White Fisherman 236 and take it for a spin with our experts.

Hell's Bay Boatworks

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    The demands of shallow-water anglers are on a never-ending incline. The Marquesa set out to meet those demands.

    The demands of shallow-water anglers are on a never-ending incline. The Marquesa set out to meet those demands.
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    The new Glades Skiff is slightly larger than its predecessor...

    The new Glades Skiff is slightly larger than its predecessor...
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    Simply put, the Skate is a cool little boat...

    Simply put, the Skate is a cool little boat...

Hewes

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    16-foot and 18-foot boats have multiple angler-friendly updates

    16-foot and 18-foot boats have multiple angler-friendly updates…
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    The speed and range of this big flats boat opens new worlds of angling possibilities.

    The speed and range of this big flats boat opens new worlds of angling possibilities.
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    Designed with extreme shallow-water fishing capabilities, the Tailfisher 17 Tunnel Hull delivers Hewes quality at a remarkable price.

    Designed with extreme shallow-water fishing capabilities, the Tailfisher 17 Tunnel Hull delivers Hewes quality at a remarkable price.

Hydra-Sports

Intrepid

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    This near-custom boatbuilder has captured the hearts of those who have experienced the brand’s charm on the water.

    This near-custom boatbuilder has captured the hearts of those who have experienced the brand’s charm on the water.
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    Intrepid’s new 327 CC Tournament Edition is an instant player

    Intrepid’s new 327 CC Tournament Edition is an instant player…
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    The Intrepid 400 CC is a roomy and stable platform from which to do battle

    The Intrepid 400 CC is a roomy and stable platform from which to do battle…

Invincible

  • The comfort of a cabin amid the functional practicality of center console boating: That’s the win-win proposition offered by the Invincible 42 Center Cabin.

    The comfort of a cabin amid the functional practicality of center console boating: That’s the win-win proposition offered by the Invincible 42 Center Cabin.
  • This big center console with overnight accommodations provides an array of features for the hardcore angler.

    Learn all the ways this large center console appeals itself to the hardcore angler.
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    This sweet ride gets you to the fish comfortably and in a hurry.

    This sweet ride gets you to the fish comfortably and in a hurry.

Jupiter

  • A comfortable long-range cruiser with big-game DNA

    A comfortable long-range cruiser with big-game DNA…
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    The 38 HFS was designed to please boaters who wanted a larger boat with the ­performance, features and comforts of the popular ­Jupiter 31 FS.

    The 38 HFS was designed to please boaters who wanted a larger boat with the ­performance, features and comforts of the popular ­Jupiter 31 FS.
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    The Jupiter 38 stands as one of the most admired fishing machines on the market today. The new Caribee edition only enhances that reputation.

    The Jupiter 38 stands as one of the most admired fishing machines on the market today. The new Caribee edition only enhances that reputation.

Mako

  • A legendary brand unveils its new supersize flagship.

    The historic brand reclaims its place at the top with their largest model to date.
  • Mako in the 334 CC crafted what it calls the ultimate sport-fishing and ultimate family saltwater-fishing boat.

    Saltwater specialist Mako’s line of 16- to 28-foot fishing boats just got a big addition: a bluewater 334 center console with ring-deck design, port tuna/dive door,…
  • A new apex predator ready to take offshore angling by storm.

    The new 334 CC, Mako’s largest model to date, is a dynamite center console bound to catch the eye of avid offshore anglers.

Pathfinder

Pro-Line

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    Pro-Line Boats designed its new 35 SS center console for performance

    Pro-Line Boats designed its new 35 SS center console for performance…
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    With Pro-Line's Pro 24, serious anglers will be able to customize their craft from the start.

    With Pro-Line's Pro 24, serious anglers will be able to customize their craft from the start.
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    This versatile center console brings Pro-Line back to the tournament arena.

    This versatile center console brings Pro-Line back to the tournament arena.

Pursuit

Ranger

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    A bay boat that's easy on the eyes - and wallet.

    A bay boat that's easy on the eyes - and wallet.
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    Today, Ranger offers saltwater fly-anglers 13 models of inshore boats, ranging from a beefy 24-foot bay model to a 16 1/2-foot micro skiff that weighs only 540 pounds.

    Today, Ranger offers saltwater fly-anglers 13 models of inshore boats, ranging from a beefy 24-foot bay model to a 16 1/2-foot micro skiff that weighs only 540 pounds.
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    The 2410 Bay Ranger is adept both offshore and in the shallows.

    The 2410 Bay Ranger is adept both offshore and in the shallows.

Regulator

  • A refined center console for serious fishermen and their families.

    A refined center console for serious fishermen and their families.
  • Style and comfort in a flagship fishing machine

    Regulator 41 brings style and comfort in a flagship fishing machine.
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    A versatile center console that is tough enough for the offshore game.

    A versatile center console that is tough enough for the offshore game.

Sea Born

  • Sea Born is launching a pair of new LX series center console boats.

    Like the also-new LX22 CC, the LX24 CC sports higher freeboard than Sea Born’s bay boats, creating a family-friendly feeling of security and offering a bit more dry…
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    SX239 fishes big with an enhanced performance.

    SX239 fishes big with an enhanced performance.
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    Here’s another welcome addition to Sea Born’s bay-boat lineup.

    Here’s another welcome addition to Sea Born’s bay-boat lineup.

SeaVee

  • A hybrid bay boat with serious offshore capabilities.

    Get to know the new hybrid bay boat from SeaVee.
  • This new Z combines a sophisticated hull with wide-open decks.

    This new 370Z from SeaVee Boats combines a sophisticated hull with wide-open decks.
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    340Z is a twin- or triple-outboard boat ready for far-off fishing locations.

    340Z is a twin- or triple-outboard boat ready for far-off fishing locations.

Scout

  • Our respondents like the way Scout boats are designed and built, how they run, and how they fish.

    Scout’s new 231 XS comes in the wake of the popular 251 XS, like its big brother a “hybrid”: a hardcore fishing machine at home inshore or on the open bay.
  • A multitalented center console chock-full of innovative features

    Take a ride with Scout on their new 215 XSF…
  • Scout 231 XS Bay

    Sleek and fast, this stepped-hull model handles inshore and nearshore duties with ease.

    This sleek, rakish sportster is like an aquatic Ferrari with enough rod storage and livewells to satisfy even the most uncompromising tournament angler.

World Cat

World Cat

  • A talented cat designed to tackle offshore game and indulge family and friends.

    With dazzling looks and the latest in marine technology, World Cat changed the way they build boats forever.
  • Big on comfort and performance without sacrificing fishability

    The World Cat 320DC may seem plush to hardcore anglers, but where it counts — in performance and features necessary for offshore sport — it has everything it needs.

Yellowfin

  • A speedy and spacious bay boat that isn’t afraid to go shallow.

    The Yellowfin 24 Bay CE is a speedy and spacious bay boat that isn’t afraid to go shallow.
  • A versatile performer, offering plenty of fishing options.

    Fishing boat review of the Yellowfin 26 Hybrid.
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    This big 39 can get a serious crew to serious waters with the fuel burn of smaller boats.

    This big 39 can get a serious crew to serious waters with the fuel burn of smaller boats.