center console

August 1, 2021
If you’ve seen the Crevalle 24 HCO or the 26 HCO, or at the very least checked out our reviews of these boats  and seen our Crevalle 26 video review on YouTube, you already know that these are high-…
July 15, 2021
You say you’re a beginner angler, and you’re desperate to find a fiberglass center console starter boat that's affordable? Never fear, dear developing fish-head. We’ve looked at the field to make…
June 30, 2021
You want an uncomplicated boat that’s ideal for light tackle casting in shallow water, is easy to maintain, and is economical to buy and run? A cool new option for Chesapeake area anglers is the…
June 22, 2021
I first sea trialed a Contender 28 close to two decades ago, and back then the boat had one trait that stood out: cruising at hat-stripping speeds, the 24.5-degree transom deadrise deep-V ate through…
March 22, 2021
Sea trialing a Weaver 41 Center Console is like unwrapping a mountain of birthday presents: you’re in for one pleasant surprise after the next. Set the throttles at 2500 rpm, and you’ll see the boat’…
March 6, 2021
Judging by all the marketing brochures, you’d think there are a million and one hard-core center console fishboats in the mid-30-foot range being built these days. Judging by the actual boats, you’d…
February 22, 2021
If you think you’d love to join the ranks of new-boat-owning anglers but the bite out of your budget would be too big, the Bayliner T21 Bay has a simple answer to that assertion: nonsense. It may not…
February 1, 2021
There are a gazillion and one center console boats out there, and running into one that’s truly unique is a rare event these days — but that’s exactly what happened one chilly afternoon late this…
December 28, 2020
Can a serious fishing boat also be a work of art? That’s a silly question, because most are — at least, they are to we hardcore anglers. But there are a few models out there which are so pleasing to…
November 28, 2020
If you want a no-nonsense angling platform that helps you stock the freezer, it's time to meet the Bluewater 2150, a 23’9” LOA fishing machine with a rousing 150 gallons of fish-stowing capacity. If…
November 22, 2020
We originally told you about the Caymas 26 HB when it was launched last year in Caymas 26 HB Center Console Bay Boat: Altered Reality, and at that time we said we’d report back after having the…
November 1, 2020
Yeah, size does matter. At least, it does when it comes to center console fishing boats that you’ll want to run in snotty seas and open oceans. But size isn’t everything. The way a boat’s built has a…
October 28, 2020
Solace Boats is following up on its epic introductory boat, the Solace 345, with another totally unique top-shelf offering — and this one’s even bigger. The 41CS can be a triple or quad engine rig…
October 5, 2020
If you can afford a new car you can probably afford a new Sportsman 212, which MSRPs for less than $45,000, comes well-equipped in the low $50s, and is one heck of a lot more fun to drive than any…
September 5, 2020
Bayliner hasn’t built Trophy models in years, and instead has been focusing its fishing efforts on the Element line with its “M” hull, like the Element F21. But this year, that becomes history — the…
August 30, 2020
There’s a sweet spot for anglers focused on Chesapeake Bay fishing, right around 21 feet of LOA. That’s the point at which a boat’s small enough for just about anyone to handle, trailer, and afford,…
June 30, 2020
What’s worse than breaking off a huge fish next to the boat? Landing it, then discovering that you don’t have a fishbox large enough to ice it down in. Well okay, maybe that’s not really worse, but…
June 7, 2020
There’s a new queen of the Cobia Boats fleet, and she’s a serious fish-killing machine. The biggest eyebrow-raising feature of this biggest Cobia yet? Performance. With a pair of Yamaha F425 XTO…