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.

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…
March 15, 2019
If you’re in the market for a hot new fishing boat for the 2019 season, mark April 12 to 14 on your calendar – the Bay Bridge Boat Show is the time and the place for some serious boat shopping. You…
March 11, 2019
The Steiger Craft 255 Miami is a fishing boat with a full cabin that you'll want to check out, especially if you enjoy activities like trolling for winter ocean stripers or off-season Chesapeake Bay…
March 1, 2019
The Robalo R272 is, like the Cayman 246 we reviewed a few months back, a serious center console fishing machine. And one of the things we love about these Robalo Boats is the way they're built. You…
February 19, 2019
I’ll never forget the first time I laid eyes on the HCB Speciale, at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The 1400 horses hanging from the transom left me with an ear-to-ear grin that I had…
February 9, 2019
Before we delve into the traits of the AlumaCraft MV2072 AW Bay, one question must be addressed: why might an angler interested in Chesapeake Bay fishing opt for an aluminum rig over fiberglass? Let…
January 28, 2019
Peruse the pages of our Fishboat Reviews (or for that matter, look at boats anywhere you like) and the biggest problem with buying a hot new fishboat these days quickly becomes apparent: it costs an…
January 22, 2019
Center console boats are the best because they maximize fishability, but dual console boats are the best boats because they allow for more versatility, but boats with cabins are the best boats…