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The Best Bass Fishing Boats For Enhancing Your Bass Fishing Hobby

Updated on December 17, 2010

Bass fishing is a freshwater sport that’s enjoyed by a global demographic that includes all genders and age brackets. In America, it’s the leading sport in its field. What’s great about it is that it’s relaxing and rewarding with the catches, that’s why it’s also good for young people as well as the elderly and the handicapped. And another thing is that it does not require much strength so you can do it like pro even without toned leg muscles and bulging biceps. All you really need is dedication and time for the sport in order to learn the ropes.

Aside from fishing rods, fishing reels, fishing lines and lures, one of the things that help a lot when it comes to bass fishing is a bass fishing boat. These boats are ideally built sturdily to be able to contain the number of people it’s designed to carry as well as the bass that will be caught during the day. Usually these boats are made of aluminum and fiberglass which are known for their strength and lightweight. It’s up to you, also depending on your budget, to decide which you like better. If you don’t really fish a lot, then you may just rent a boat in order to save money, but if you’re really serious about bass fishing then go invest on a bass fishing boat that will give you better chances of increasing your catches.

Remember, that when picking among bass fishing boats, take into consideration the number of people that will most often accompany you on your fishing. Trust me you don’t want something that’s too small or something that’s too big. Also, it’s good to pick those that can be fitted with trolling motors and other powerful motion devices. Here are some great bass fishing boats you can choose from.

KL Industries Water Quest Basstendert Fishing Boat (10.2-Feet)
KL Industries Water Quest Basstendert Fishing Boat (10.2-Feet)

KL Industries Water Quest Basstendert Fishing Boat (10.2-Feet)

This bass fishing boat from KL Industries measures 10.2 feet long and is made of thermally formed high-density polyethylene which is very durable, lightweight and easy to clean. This one is great for supporting two people and is resistant to impacts. Plus it also has a great list of features starting with the motor plugs at the front and rear parts in which you can use an electric trolling motor. It also has an aerated livewell and drain plus navigation lights for convenient night fishing. In addition to those, this bass fishing boat also has features for ensuring your comfort. It has two swivel fishing chairs to keep you and your companion comfortable while fishing and it has vertical rod holders too to keep your fishing rods nicely in place. Now, that’s what you call quality bass fishing in style.

DuraShield Trailerable Aluminum Fishing Boat Cover 14' to 16' 2L
DuraShield Trailerable Aluminum Fishing Boat Cover 14' to 16' 2L

DuraShield Trailerable Aluminum Fishing Boat Cover 14' to 16' 2L

Don’t let crazy weather get between you and bass fishing when there’s this very reliable weatherproof bass fishing boat you can use. This one measures 16 feet long and is made of aluminum which is both durable and lightweight. It is fit to weather anything from the peak of the summer to the strongest rains and winds. It is equipped with UV protection so it stays tough under the sun’s light and heat. This boat also includes a heavy duty 300 Denier polyester marine cover with double-sealed seams, a stretchy hem and straps that’s great for keeping it dry even when nasty, wet weather strikes. It’s also easy to clean and resistant to mildew so you maintain a sanitary area while enjoying your time on the water. And one more thing that’s great about this is that it comes at a very affordable price.

Pelican Bass Raider Boat - 8
Pelican Bass Raider Boat - 8

Pelican Bass Raider Boat - 8’

Pelican is one of the most trusted brands when it comes to fishing boats so you can be sure that this bass fishing boat will give you quality that is as good as its name. The Pelican Bass Raider Boat is a pontoon boat that’s made of its trademark RAM-X material which makes it great at resisting damages and impacts. It measures exactly 7 feet and 1 inch long and it’s good for two people. In fact, it’s got a couple of contoured swivel seats to give you and your companion the comfort you need for hours of bass fishing. It also features storage compartments for your lures as well as bottle holders. This boat also has its carrying handles to make transportation easy; plus, it fits nicely on pickups and on rooftop boat carriers. When it comes to motors, this boat comes with a built-in mount for one to make it easier for you to plug in the motor of your choice.

Pelican Predator 103 Fishing Boat
Pelican Predator 103 Fishing Boat

Pelican Predator 103 Fishing Boat

Although this bass fishing boat really looks neat and stylish, its quality really goes beyond that as you’ll see when we dissect its features. The Pelican Predator 103 Fishing Boat is made of RAM-X material that will withstand impacts and stand strong against abrasions and dents and it has a V-shaped hull that’s specially designed for smoother movement along the water. This boat measures 10 feet long and 5 feet wide and it’s good enough to carry two people. It features two swivel seats for comfortable fishing and it also offers other luxuries such as lure storages and bottle holders. In addition to that, the seats fold which make for easier storage. To complete your needs, this boat also has a battery compartment for keeping your battery safe and intact. And should you need to take a break, this boat also has a couple of vertical rod holders so get this one now and chill out.

Pelican Predator DLX Fishing Boat
Pelican Predator DLX Fishing Boat

Pelican Predator DLX Fishing Boat

Here’s another quality bass fishing boat specially designed with avid anglers in mind as its construction gives the best advantage for smooth and quick movement on the water as well as resistance against impacts, scratches, dents and other damages. This boat is made of Pelican’s trademark material called RAM-X known for its superior durability. It measures 10.3 feet long and about 5 feet wide and has a capacity for carrying up to 500 pounds and that’s also good for two adult people. It also has a V-shaped hull specially designed for smoother transportation. This boat gives you the comfort of two swivel seats as well as lots of compartments and holders for your lures, fishing rods and drinks so you can have a really fun time while bass fishing. The two seats can also be folded to make for easier storage and transportation and superbly complete with a built-in motor mount, battery compartment, 12 electrical sockets, a livewell and an aerator pump.


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