2016’s Best New Aluminum Fishing Boats


Thinking about buying a new fishing boat? Our annual guide to the year’s coolest aluminum boats for Canadian anglers is here to help. For even more cool rides, check out our picks for 2016’s best fibreglass boats.

Alumacraft Competitor 205 LE Sport


A big boat for big water, Alumacraft’s largest Competitor model has a twin-plated hull and all-aluminum transom, along with such angler-friendly features as an oversized front casting deck, dual-lighted livewells and a built-in 52-quart insulated cooler. (Full disclosure: Outdoor Canada’s official fishing boat for 2016 is an Alumacraft.)

Length: 20’ 8”
Beam: 96”
Layout: Walk-through windshield
Max Horsepower: 250
Fuel Capacity: 45 gallons
Seating Capacity: 8
Livewell: Bow, 22 gallons; aft, 33 gallons
Rod Storage: Lockable 9’ 4” bow locker, 10’ starboard locker

Learn More: 1-877-314-7756; www.alumacraft.com