The New Caymas 28HB by Earl Bentz

Click here for live link to Caymas 28HB Earl does it again with his new Caymas 28HB hybrid inshore/offshore boat. This will be a fast, dry, soft and stable ride. Be sure to watch out for our very own FishingZone 28HB. Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share...

Bass Boats 101: The Absolute Essentials For Your Boat

So, you’ve been looking at bass boats. Now what? You already know the look and feel of the boat, but what else do bass boats need to accessorize and help you catch the most fish? A bass boat with a high-powered outboard engine will get you quickly to your favorite...

Is Your Boat Tournament Ready?

Tournament bass fishing is all about efficiency. In order to be consistently successful your boat and all of your equipment needs to be dialed in, accessible and properly utilized. Let’s take a detailed look at how tournament veteran, Scott Bonnema organizes his boat and all of the equipment in it.

Boat Buying Tips You Should Know

Being a boat owner is one of life’s wonderful freedoms. You have saved your pennies and dimes for a cash purchase or at least a possible down payment, maybe financing has been approved and it’s time to begin hunting for that crown jewel in your budget range!

Boat Review – Blackfin 272CC

This newly minted look for Blackfin takes the heritage of the former Blackfin brand into the 21st century. The Blackfin 272CC combines modern construction standards, thoughtful engineering, comfort features more commonly associated with a larger boat, and combines them into a sporty outboard powered fishing machine for today’s fishing family.

Boat Review – NauticStar 2302 LDC

The versatility of a Dual Console deck layout continues to offer many benefits to the multiple interest boating family and does not appear to be losing any ground for the coming model year. A dual console configuration is very popular with deck/sport boats used for leisure boating but its popularity...

Project Dreamboat – 24 Caravelle

While out on an alligator hunt, his guide had a Texas made “scooter” style boat. Dreisbach quickly fell in love with the wide open deck layout, which worked great for gator hunting. Boom. That’s when the light flipped on in Dreisbach’s head: This would be a perfect layout for what...

Action Craft ACE 19

The Action Craft Extreme (ACE) combines the functionality of a flats boat and a bass boat. In its flats configuration the boat can be silently poled from the platform to stalk a bonefish on the flats. If the next trip is scheduled for Lake O, in less than fifty seconds,...

Sterling 22DC

The all new Sterling 22DC is a careful blending of classic styling with the latest in bass boat technology. With a LOA of 21-feet, 9-inches and a beam of 7-feet, 7-inches, it weighs 2,300 pounds dry and carries 53 gallons of fuel. The 250 horsepower Yamaha V-Max outboard pinned us...

Phoenix FX25

With a history of pros fishing their boats it’s no wonder why the Phoenix 920 Pro XP is a tournament angler’s dream. With a length of 20-feet, 6-inches and a beam of 8-feet, the long list of standard features include two Lowrance fishfinders, a Minn Kota trolling motor plus an...

Skeeter FX20

The Skeeter FX20 is 20-feet, 2-inches long and 7-feet, 11-inches wide. The dry hull weight is 2,075 pounds and max horsepower rating is 250. Fifty gallons of fuel gives plenty of range and with the 250 Yamaha on the boat we tested it was no problem to top out at...

Big O Elite 20

Big “O” Boats, out of Okeechobee, prides its latest Elite Series 20-footer as a legitimate saltwater and freshwater tournament boat. Big O Boats has been around for 20 years building fiberglass fishing boats, including airboat hulls, a 16-foot flats skiff, and now their flagship 20-foot bass/flats hybrid. Base price for...

Best Gator Hunting Device Ever?

Florida Sportsman member Mackokid raises quite the interesting idea, using 3-D bottom imaging to locate gators laying low on the bottom. Most newer GPS/Fishfinder units have some kind of 3-D imaging available, such as Humminbirds “Side-Scan” imaging shown in the photo. These devices can pick up almost anything laying on...