center console

December 5, 2022
Crevalle has always been known for building hybrid bay boats ideal for activities like light tackle jigging for rockfish or casting in the shallows for speckled trout, and naturally, that’s consisted…
November 4, 2022
When Bayliner reintroduced their Trophy lineup we first focused on the T20CC, then jumped to the larger end of the model line by covering the T24CC. Each of these boats has its own advantages and you…
October 3, 2022
I’ve got a beef with many modern boatbuilders: they’ve stopped making small, simple, straightforward, inexpensive, skiff-style boats in favor of larger, more complex, more expensive boats. This is in…
September 23, 2022
Introduced during Covid-time and somewhat difficult to see up until recently, Sea Pro Boats has a new queen for their fleet: the 320 DLX Offshore. One of the things that really stunk about the…
August 28, 2022
We had several reader requests in recent months to pick some top value fishing boats coming in under the $100,000 mark. We aim to deliver what you folks want, but before we present you with these…
August 20, 2022
Stamas is the oldest continually family-owned fishboat builder in the nation, having splashed their first hull over 70 years ago. Unlike many boat brands which change hands multiple times through the…
August 3, 2022
We’re walking down the docks at the Miami International Boat Show, looking at one mega-monster center console after the next, many of which have three, four, or even five outboards strapped to the…
July 25, 2022
What’s the ideal size for a center console used for Chesapeake Bay fishing? That’s a loaded question, because we all have different financial constraints, physical needs, and fishing styles. But for…
July 5, 2022
Since Bayliner reintroduced its Trophy line their models have focused on the 18- to 22-foot size range, which is a sweet spot for plenty of anglers heading out for some Chesapeake Bay fishing. But,…
June 25, 2022
There are so darn many cool new fishboats we can’t ever hope to fit ‘em all into Fishboat Reviews. And the past few years have brought so many different developments in fishboats we already have…
May 29, 2022
At the 2022 Miami International Boat Show last winter, Parker Offshore introduced the second in its all-new lineup of center consoles: the 24CC. This follows on the heels of the 22CC introduction at…
May 25, 2022
Many of today’s center console boats are so dang jam-packed with frou-frou features like reclining loungers and neon-lighted cupholders that they sacrifice some fishability for “luxury” features, and…
May 9, 2022
Last month we looked at finding the ideal fishing boat design for your needs in our Boat Shopping Primer, and this month we’re ready to go boat shopping — strap yourselves in folks, this is going to…
March 23, 2022
The Bay Bridge Boat Show is our region’s premier spring show for checking out hot new fishing machines. Acres and acres of gleaming new fiberglass will be on display and this is your one best…
March 3, 2022
Those of us who went to the new Chesapeake Bay Boat Show in Timonium, MD, this winter enjoyed a number of pleasant surprises: tons of new boats to check out, lots of happy boaters looking for a new…
February 25, 2022
When it comes to boats size matters, but sometimes you encounter one like the Release 21 RX center console and it throws the usual rules right out the window. Step aboard this boat without first…
February 7, 2022
The rockfish were off the Severn, my buddy had a Wellcraft 222 Fisherman ready and at his disposal a mere mile or two from the hotspots, and although the breeze was blowing it was a west wind, so the…
January 30, 2022
Recently I had the chance to spend some time on a Tideline 235 with twin Suzuki DF200s on a wind-chopped Albemarle Sound, and although we’ve reviewed the 235 in FishTalk before (see the original…