Lenny Rudow

Fishing Boats

The Tracker Pro Guide V-16 is a great example of a common aluminum fishing boat.

(Editor’s note: Many of the article links in this story will take you to the library of reviews and stories on our colleague site, boats.com.) Would … [Read more...]

Wellcraft 241 Fisherman Bay Boat: Wow Factor

In the Tournament trim, the Wellcraft 241 Fisherman has more than enough razzle-dazzle to draw the eye.

Bay Boats are highly specialized fishing machines and there are entire companies built around this genre alone, so imagine our surprise when we got our … [Read more...]

Boston Whaler 330 Outrage: Totally Ripped, Totally Ready

The 2016 330 Outrage replaces the 320 Outrage., and while basic design and construction remain the same, there are some significant differences between these models.

When we ran the 2012 Boston Whaler 320 Outrage we found a rugged boat that was geared for serious offshore fishing—just like the rest of the Outrage … [Read more...]

Bayliner VR5: Boss Bowrider

The 2016 Bayliner VR5

Bayliner’s 2016 VR5 -- a new 20-foot bowrider --  is a development of the builder’s popular 185 model. And it’s quite a development. Improvements … [Read more...]

Boat Trailering Video Series: Expert Advice

Boat trailering gets easier with practice. Paul Cronin photo.

There are good things and bad things to say about boat trailering. For people who are used to it and have their systems down, the good far outweighs the … [Read more...]

A Video Series with Great Angling Lessons: Got Bait?

Lenny Rudow with a favorite lure.

Ask anyone who knows Lenny Rudow, a senior editor at boats.com, and they’ll tell you that he’s a fishing nut. Nothing, but nothing, makes him happier … [Read more...]

Stamas 289 Tarpon: Offshore Pedigree

The Stamas 289 Tarpon cernter-console is a development of the successful 270. The 289 is also available in a cuddy cabin version called the Aegean.

The Stamas boatbuilding company has been a going concern in Florida since before World War II.  Nick and Pete Stamas of Tarpon Springs learned the traditional … [Read more...]

Aquila 44: Power Cat with All the Angles

The Aquila 44 power cat is built of premium materials for longevity. Many of the design elements are both modernistic and practical.

All boat people are dreamers. One dream involves owning a platform big enough for family and friends to have a great time together, but also to have some … [Read more...]

Selfie vs. Fishie? Easy Choice

Boaters tend to be outward-looking and adventure-seeking. This picture of a father and son is better than any bathroom-mirror selfie. Photo credit: Lenny Rudow.

A few days ago we posted a simple graphic on BoatTrader’s Facebook page. It showed an illustration of a runabout, and said "The world needs more people … [Read more...]

Princecraft Sport 177: A Family Boat With a Fishing Pedigree

The Princecraft Sport 177 does a little of everything -- and can do it fast.

Last month we took a look at the Princecraft Nanook DLX WS, a dedicated fishing boat from the prolific Canadian aluminum boatbuilders. While boats.com … [Read more...]


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