New Boats for 2005: 15 to-17 foot Fishing Boats

Check out photos and specifications for the latest models.

13th May 2005.
By Staff

Update: May 13

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This Week: Fishing Boats

Triton 1546 Crappie

Triton 1546 Crappie

Triton 1546 Crappie

Our 15-foot tiller-steer panfishing boat rates for a 30-horse outboard and features a wide 70-inch beam for exceptional interior room and stability. Everything you’d expect from a great crappie boat comes standard on the Triton 1546 Crappie; twin swivel fishing chairs mounted on storage boxes, spacious center livewell with minnow bucket, graph, trolling motor, and plenty of room for all your rods and gear. Triton’s legendary all-welded construction makes this affordable boat a real keeper.
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Lund 165PE Bass

Lund 165PE Bass

Lund 165PE Bass

The Lund 165 Bass makes the most out of the superior qualities of aluminum. It’s lighter and more durable than fiberglass, and, with it’s modified V-hull, the Bass is as well suited to deep, windswept lakes as it is to shallow waterways. And it has classic fishing features that improve productivity on any water.
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Triton 163 Sport

Triton 163 Sport

Triton 163 Sport

The Triton 163 Sport has a tough .100-gauge all-welded hull and wood-free construction for a lifetime of trouble-free service. The fully-carpeted interior features two big casting decks, lots of storage and a roomy steering console. It runs great with lower horsepower for lower cost of operation.
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ProCraft Pro 165

ProCraft Pro 165

ProCraft Pro 165

The ProCraft Pro 165 is easy to trailer and easy to tow – but ruthless on the fish. Standard features for this model include newly-styled upholstery, lockable rod storage, bow and aft storage, MotorGuide trolling motor, Lowrance X37 fish finder, aerated livewell and a cooler. If you’re going to go where the fish are biting, you need a boat that is ready to go and easy to tow – that’s the Pro 165.
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Fisher 1610 SS

Fisher 1610 SS

Fisher 1610 SS

Specially designed for the needs of crappie and panfish lovers, the all-welded 1610 has lower decks and wide bottoms for extra stability. Fishing-friendly features include an aerated livewell with pad, locking rod boxes, fish finder and MotorGuide trolling motor. The 1610 rides on a factory-matched custom trailer with GalvaShield protection and is backed by our exclusive Fish Forever Limited Lifetime Warranty.
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Lowe Fishing Machine FM165S

The Lowe Fishing Machine FM165S standard pre-rigged package includes your choice of outboard* (up to 75 hp), Minn Kota 55PD trolling motor, Humminbird Piranha fish/depth finder with temp, choice of three color coordinated exterior/interior schemes, acrylic/ABS molded console with tinted windshield, anti-feedback steering with soft grip wheel, full Faria instrumentation, 27 gallon built-in gas tank with in-dash gauge, 16 oz. stain resistant carpet and a painted bunk trailer.
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Skeeter SX 170

Quality, function and value are the hallmark of the Skeeter SX 170. At 16 feet 8 inches, it’s a boat that handles great both in and out of the water. It’s perfect for the angler on the go – with everything a fisherman needs for a day or night on the water. Available in single console only.
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Starcraft Starfire 170 DC

This affordable, V-hull Starcraft Starfire 170 DC features the same exclusive Power-Trac Hull, full-length chine, and Torsion Beam Construction as Starcraft’s top-of-the-line fishing boats. Also, it has a same lifetime warranty on the double riveted seams, same machine-formed ribs, and the same painted, heat-cured two-toned finish.
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MirroCraft 175 Predator MV

The MirroCraft 175 Predator MV Bass n’ Jon has all the fishing features that make it a favorite with bass anglers. Livewells and rod storage abound, and front and rear casting decks offer plenty of fishing room.
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Fisher 1710

Built for the needs of crappie and panfish lovers, the all-welded 1710 features lower decks and wide bottoms for extra stability. For your fishing pleasure, it includes bow and aft aerated livewells and baitwells, locking rod boxes, fish finder with surface temperature and a MotorGuide trolling motor. The 1710 rides on a factory-matched custom trailer with GalvaShield protection and is backed by our exclusive Fish Forever Limited Lifetime Warranty.
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