Boat Buyer’s Guide: Fiberglass Bass Boats

Helpful and unbiased advice from current boat owners. On the surface, most bass boats look about the same – a large front casting deck, two pedestal seats, seating for 2 or 3 in the cockpit and a huge motor on the back. But, there are many subtleties that separate good boats from great ones. The […]

Bass Boat Buyer's Guide

Best Center Console Boats – Unbiased Review

Saltwater Center Console boats have become extremely popular in recent years. Part of the reason is that manufacturers have started offering more family friendly features such as bow cushions and sunpads, additional bench or fold down “jump seats” in the stern, and an enclosed head and cabin/berth on larger models. Plus, outboard motors have gotten […]

Best Inshore Boats

Best Runabout and Deck Boats – Unbiased Review

The Runabout and Deck Boat category is a crowded field. There are dozens of brands available in a variety of sizes, styles, propulsion types and price points. Finding the one that is right for you can be a bit of a challenge. To help you with your search, we surveyed 172 current owners to find […]

Best bowrider boats

Best Fish and Ski Boats & Walleye Boats – Unbiased Review

Fish and Ski boats are great for active families that want to do more than fish.  Walleye boats are ideal for avid anglers in northern waterways.  If you are in the market for one of these, BoaterInput can help you with your search.  We polled current owners to find out which brands offer the best […]

Best Fish and Ski Boats

Best Pontoon Boats – Unbiased Review

Pontoons have become very popular in recent years.  There are now dozens of brands to choose from which makes the task of finding the best pontoon boats a difficult task.  To help you with your selection process, BoaterInput surveyed current pontoon boat owners to determine which brands they would most likely consider if shopping for […]

Best Pontoon Boats

Best Aluminum Boats – Unbiased Review of Deep Vs

Thinking about buying an aluminum fishing boat but am not sure which brands to consider?  We can help.  BoaterInput.com surveyed  151 owners from across the country to identify the best aluminum boats. Since results varied by the type of aluminum boat owned, we broke out the results by the two major varieties.  Mod V’s have shallower […]

Best Aluminum Boats (Deep Vs)

Best Bass Boats – Unbiased Review

Choosing the best bass boats can be like picking the right lure – there are many interesting choices and all will catch fish to some degree,  To help you cull your list, BoaterInput polled a number of current bass boat owners to find out which brands they would consider if shopping for a new boat. […]

Best Bass Boats

Best Aluminum Boats – Unbiased Review of Mod Vs

With dozens of makes available, finding the best aluminum boats for your needs and budget can be a challenge.  To help you with your search, BoaterInput.com surveyed  151 aluminum fishing boat owners from across the country. However, before we get to the results, it is important to point out that responses differ by the type […]

Best Aluminum Boats

Pontoons: New or Cool Stuff from the 2017 Houston Boat Show

The Houston International Boat, Sport & Travel Super Show is the largest indoor show in America.  I visited the show to see some new models and check out other boats that caught my attention. Reata® by Ranger Pontoon Boats – New Entry with a Quality Name into the Pontoon Segment Joining a growing trend among […]

2017 Houston Boat Show

Inboard Ski/Wakeboard Boats: New or Cool Stuff from the 2017 Houston Boat Show

  The Houston International Boat, Sport & Travel Super Show is the largest indoor show in America.  I visited the show to see some new models and check out other boats that caught my attention. 2017 Malibu Wakesetter 24 MXZ – newly updated model for serious wakeboarders and surfers Malibu introduced several new models in […]

2017 Houston Boat Show