Bay Boat Reviews

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    Velocity 220 Bay: Rumble Fish

    Lenny Rudow
    Apr 7, 2014

    The name Velocity Powerboats may bring speedboats to mind, but thanks to the 220 Bay, something’s become fishy about this builder. …Read More

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    Yellowfin 24 Boat Review: More Bait, More Casts, More Fish

    Lenny Rudow
    Feb 23, 2014

    We spent a day casting for snook, grouper, and tarpon aboard a Yellowfin 24 bay boat to bring you this boat review, and it was an eye-opening experience. …Read More

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    Top 10 Fishing Boats of 2013: The Front-Runners

    Lenny Rudow
    Aug 3, 2013

    What fishing boats will be among the top 10 new models introduced in 2013? There are still a few late entries we haven’t reviewed just yet, but two front-runners are the Pathfinder 2600 and the Jim Smith 105. …Read More

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    Pioneer 220 Bay Sport: Inshore Fishing Frenzy

    Lenny Rudow
    May 24, 2013

    Just because a center console bay boat is designed to stay inshore does not mean it has to be built lighter that its offshore brethren, and the new Pioneer 220 Bay Sport is as rugged as most boats intended for much bigger waters. …Read More

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    Sportsman Heritage 229 Center Console: Fish or Cut Bait

    Lenny Rudow
    Apr 7, 2013

    This no-nonsense center console fishboat is designed for serious anglers in search of serious saltwater fishing. …Read More

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    Mako 21 LTS: Light Tackle Fishing, Heavy-Duty Value

    Lenny Rudow
    Apr 5, 2013

    We know a bargain boat when we see one, and the new Mako 21 LTS has value written all over it. …Read More

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    Sea Hunt BX 24 BR: Beast of a Bay Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Mar 11, 2013

    Bay Boats need to strike a balance between draft, seaworthiness, and size, and even though the Sea Hunt 24 is at the far end of the size spectrum it does just that. …Read More

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    Blue Wave 2200 Pure Bay: How to Build a Better Bay Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Feb 7, 2012

    With all fishing functions well considered, this shallow-draft skiff still carries 16 degrees of deadrise at the transom to help with choppy conditions. …Read More

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    Xpress XP180SS Offers Cross-Over Versatility

    Charles Plueddeman
    Feb 24, 2011

    Packed with standard features and priced right, this Xpress is aimed at the year-round sportsman on a budget. …Read More

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