Fishing Boat Reviews

Our fishing boat reviews cover all types of boats ranging from big center console fishing boats to aluminum fishing boats, plus reports on outboard engines.

August 24, 2019
The Carolina Skiff 198 is a boat that eschews those bells and whistles that drive up cost, and instead offers up a simple, straightforward, economical, safe platform that’s equally at home both…
August 9, 2019
Hunting for a new fishing kayak can be overwhelming, and selecting the best fishing kayak is no easy task. Dozens of kayak companies are all vying for their slice of a rapidly-growing consumer pie,…
July 26, 2019
Dual console fishing boats continue to grow in popularity, and the Sailfish 245DC is a great example of why. Is it as ideal as a center console for fishing, fishing, and nothing but fishing? Nah. But…
July 16, 2019
You want to enter the bluewater zone without ever leaving the comfort zone? You want a center console big enough to handle any reasonable sea, without being so large that it requires triple engines…
July 10, 2019
We all know there’s no such thing as the perfect boat – what’s ideal for me is not necessarily what’s ideal for you – but if I were to prototype my ideal bay boat for light-tackle jigging it would…
July 2, 2019
There is good reason that the Hobie Mirage Outback has always been one of the top choices for serious kayak anglers. A stable, yet speedy hull combined with the reliability of the MirageDrive make…
June 28, 2019
Cabo 41 Express: Return of a Legend The all new Cabo 41 Express. Ooohs and ahhs people, ooohs and ahhs. Cabo is back! We haven’t seen a new boat launched under this banner in years (since 2013…
June 24, 2019
If you enjoy a boat with copious light-tackle casting deck space, a surprisingly smooth ride for a 21-footer, and neck-snapping acceleration and performance, then you’ll enjoy fishing from a Key West…
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…
June 5, 2019
You say you enjoy fishing for flounder in DelMarVa bays and inlets? We do, too, and having a boat that fishes comfortably and effectively in those coastal bays is imperative. If this is a fishery you…
May 30, 2019
If you’re a serious offshore angler but you need the dual console design since it also allows you to take out the family for day-boating, you’ve probably already discovered the biggest downfall of…
May 21, 2019
Take a look at the picture, drink in the all-new, completely unique, one-of-a-kind Solace 345, and there’s no mistaking this new center console fishing boat for any other boat on the planet. Which is…
May 15, 2019
There are so many center console boats on the market these days it’s hard not to mix up the posers with the serious fishing machines. That won’t be a problem, with the Cape Horn 22OS. Along with 27…
May 4, 2019
Wellcraft has undergone something of a rebirth in recent years, including new ownership and a steady stream of new models. One launched a couple years ago which just resurfaced on our radar is the…
April 16, 2019
You think you’ve seen it all when it comes to monster center console yachts and outrageous outboard power? With their new 530 LXF Scout Boats may not have surpassed the size of the HCB Custom Yachts…
April 7, 2019
Be on top of your game with the Old Town Topwater PDL. Take a closer look as we review this cool new fishing boat. It is definitely one to consider when selecting a new fishing kayak. Last summer, I…
March 30, 2019
Hold the phone, wait a sec, don’t move an inch, and stop the presses, but after years of Regulator Marine building deep-V hulls and only deep-V hulls, like the Regulator 23, their all-new 26XO is “…
March 22, 2019
When we made our choices for the 10 Best Fishing Boats Under $10,000, there was just one inflatable boat mixed in with the aluminum and the polyethylene. That was the Sea Eagle, and you might think…