Product Review                  

Week of April 20, 2009

Tracker Boats

 

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Tracker / Pro 16

Spend more time on the water while spending less money.   At a nimble 16' 1" long with a stable 70" beam, this Tracker/Pro 16 is extremely maneuverable on the water, as well as being a piece of cake to tow.  Plus, it’s packed with value, giving you all the fishing goodies you want, including a MotorGuide trolling motor, Lowrance fish finder, Mercury outboard and custom-matched trailer.

And that’s just on the inside.  This aluminum boat features an all-welded hull and transom, as well as our time-proven longitudinal stringer system for added strength and durability. There’s really no easier way to get off the bank and into a brand new fishing boat.

 

Package Features Include:

All-welded 1-piece hull construction

MotorGuide 12V, 46-lb. thrust foot-controlled troller

Folding helm & buddy seats

Storage below port seat

Folding fore & aft fishing seats

Lowrance X51 Pro fish finder w/surface temp 

Aerated bow livewell w/recess for bait bucket

Port rod holders w/organizers

One Interstate cranking/trolling battery

Oversized raised fore/aft casting decks w/storage areas

Custom-matched trailer

EZ lube hubs & GalvaShield protection

 

Boat Specs:

Length              16' 1''

Beam                70"

Transom Ht       20"

Bottom Width    48"

Max. HP           30 HP

Max. Person:    3 Persons

Max Person W :435 Lbs.

Max. Wt Cap:    855 Lbs.

Hull Material      0.090 5052 Marine Alloy

Weight             665 Lbs.

Fuel Cap:          6 Gallons

Package Length            19' 6''

Package Width    6' 4''

Package Wt:     1272 Lbs.

 

About $7,995.00

 

(Prices do not include freight/prep charges)

 

417-873-4555    www.trackerboats.com

 

Tracker Panfish 17

The agile Panfish 17 utilizes stick steering to gain access to those tight spots other boats usually pass up. Its all-welded Mod V hull sports a wide bottom for added stability while trolling or at full throttle. Light-touch stick steering maneuvers you into tight, weedy quarters or out into open waters.

 

This versatile package comes with a Mercury outboard, Lowrance X51 Pro fish finder, MotorGuide foot-controlled trolling motor with 2-position pedal, an aerated livewell, 36-quart bow cooler and drink holders. There’s also a custom-matched trailer with EZ lube hubs, swing-away tongue and GalvaShield corrosion protection.

 

Package Features Include:

Light-touch stick steering for precision handling

2 floor-mounted fishing seats w/storage

All-welded Mod V hull w/wide, stable 54" bottom

MotorGuide 12V, 46-lb. thrust, foot-controlled troller

Lowrance X51 Pro fish finder w/surface temp display

Offset 14-gal. Aerated livewell w/cushion

Two 7' side rod/gear lockers

2 underseat storage boxes

Interstate cranking/trolling batteries

4 drink holders

36-qt. removable cooler w/bow compartment

Custom-matched trailer w/EZ lube hubs

Swing-away tongue & GalvaShield protection

 

Boat Specs:

Length              16' 3''

Beam                75"

Transom Ht       21"

Bottom Width    54"

Max. HP           50 HP

Max. Capacity   4 Persons

Max Person Wt 540 Lbs.

Max. Wt Cap:    880 Lbs.

Hull Material      0.100 5052 Marine Alloy

Weight             808 Lbs.

Fuel Cap:          9 Gallons

Pkg Length       18' 1''

Package Width    6' 4''

Package Wt      1385 Lbs.

 

About $10,495.00

(Prices do not include freight/prep charges)

 

417-873-4555    www.trackerboats.com

 

 

Tracker Pro Crappie 175

With its low bow deck, the Pro Crappie 175 puts you closer to the action than traditional bass boats. Its layout delivers the ultimate crappie and panfishing experience. A midship seat position and two aft fishing-seat bases give you the option of fishing from the floor or the expandable aft deck.

 

The unique, all-welded Revolution hull guarantees a ride and handling that continue to impress. The package includes a Mercury outboard, Lowrance X51 Pro fish finder, MotorGuide trolling motor and two aerated livewells and baitwells. Looks good on the highway, too, with a custom-matched trailer with EZ lube hubs, GalvaShield protection and swing-away tongue.

 

Package Features Include:

All-welded .100 gauge Revolution hull

Smooth Ride Guarantee

All-aluminum Power-Trac offset transom

Full-length longitudinal stringer system

MotorGuide 12V, 46-lb. thrust foot-controlled troller

Lowrance X51 Pro fish finder w/surface temp display

13-gal. aerated bow livewell

9-gal. aerated livewell beneath helm seat

Aerated fore & aft 2-gal. baitwells w/removable buckets

Fold-up aft casting deck extension

2 folding fishing chairs w/4 base positions throughout

7’ side rod locker

Bow deck storage compartment

Bow small items tray

Custom-matched trailer w/EZ lube hubs,

Swing-away tongue & GalvaShield protection

 

Boat Specs:

Length              17' 4''

Beam                84"

Transom Ht       22"

Bottom Width    54"

Max. HP           60 HP

Person Cap:      4 Persons

Max Person Wt 560 Lbs.

Max. Wt Cap:    1050 Lbs.

Hull Material      0.100 5052 Marine Alloy

Weight )            891 Lbs.

Fuel Capacity    17 Gallons

Pkg Length       18' 5''

Package Width  7' 1''

Package Wt:     1597 Lbs.

 

About $11,995.00

 

(Prices do not include freight/prep charges)

 

417-873-4555    www.trackerboats.com

 

Tracker Pro Guide V-16 WT

The Tracker Pro Guide V-16 WT is ideal for the fishing family wanting big-boat performance with exceptional floor space and storage. Raised casting decks provide a stable base of operations, and three movable fishing seats can be mounted in six different positions. An all-welded hull, with a 19-degree deadrise, has reverse chines for responsive handling and a smooth, dry ride.

 

For added stability, there’s a 69" bottom and 85" beam. And a 75 HP rating allows you to choose the power option that you suits you best. This walk-thru model includes a folding windshield for wind and spray protection. A custom-matched trailer features GalvaShield corrosion protection.

 

Package Features Include:

All-welded 2-piece 16'2" Deep V hull

Stable 69" bottom & 85" beam

19 degree deadrise hull for smooth, dry ride

Walk-thru windshield for wind/spray protection

23-gal aerated livewell w/timer

Recirc./pump-out & baitwell insert

Minn Kota 12V, 42-lb thrust, PowerDrive troller

Lowrance X37 TX fish finder w/surface temp

3 fold-down fishing seats w/6 seat base locations

Storage: 7' lockable rod box, side,

Bow & aft storage boxes

Interstate cranking/trolling batteries

Custom-matched trailer w/EZ lube hubs

Swing-away tongue & GalvaShield protection

 

Boat Specs:

Length              16' 4''

Beam                89"

Transom Height 20"

Bottom Width    69"

Max.     HP        75 HP

Max Persons     5 Persons

Max Person Wt 720 Lbs.

Max. Wt Cap:    1275 Lbs.

Hull Material      0.090 5052 Marine Alloy

Weight              1000 Lbs.

Fuel Capacity    24 Gallons

Pkg Length       18' 8''

Package Width  7' 5''

Package Wt:     1945 Lbs.

Deadrise           19 degrees

 

About $14,495.00

(Prices do not include freight/prep charges)

 

417-873-4555    www.trackerboats.com

 

 

Tracker Pro Guide V-16 SC

The Pro Guide™ V-16 SC tows, launches and stores easily. This Pro Guide boasts a Deep V hull with a wide beam & 69" bottom for added stability. Its functional design offers exceptional floor space and ample storage. Raised casting decks are fitted with three movable fishing seats, offering six different seat positions.

 

A molded console features a windscreen and small items tray. Also included are a Mercury outboard, Minn Kota PowerDrive trolling motor, Lowrance X37 fish finder, 28-gallon timed livewell with baitwell insert, recirculator/pump-out, and custom trailer with EZ lube hubs and GalvaShield protection.

 

Package Features Include:

All-welded 2-piece 16'2" Deep V hull

Stable 85" beam & 69" bottom

19 degree deadrise hull for smooth, dry ride

Sleek side console w/easy-read instruments,

Windscreen, small items tray

Bow 23-gal aerated livewell w/timer

Recirc./pump-out & baitwell insert

Minn Kota 12V, 42-lb thrust, PowerDrive troller

Lowrance X37 TX w/surface temp

3 fold-down fishing seats w/6 seat base locations

7' lockable rod box, side

Bow & aft storage boxes

Interstate cranking/trolling batteries

Custom-matched trailer w/EZ lube hubs

Swing-away tongue & GalvaShield protection

 

Boat Specs:

Length              16' 4''

Beam                89"

Transom Height 20"

Bottom Width    69"

Max. HP           75 HP

Max. Persons    5 Persons

Max Person Wt 720 Lbs.

Max. Wt Cap:    1275 Lbs.

Hull Material      0.090 5052 Marine Alloy

Weight              950 Lbs.

Fuel Capacity    24 Gallons

Pkg Length       18' 8''

Package Width  7' 5''

Package Wt      1895 Lbs.

Deadrise           19 degrees

 

About $13,495.00

(Prices do not include freight/prep charges)

 

417-873-4555    www.trackerboats.com

 

 

 

Tracker Pro Guide V-15T

This feature-rich TRACKER Pro Guide V15T fishing boat provides exceptional floor space and storage, yet trailers, launches and stores easily. The Pro Guide V15 T is value-priced and fully equipped with the features any angler will appreciate, including a livewell, rod locker and fishing seats.

 

An economical-to-operate Mercury outboard and tiller steering keeps you in control, offering ample speed and maneuverability. Reverse chines provide a smooth, dry ride with extra lift. The all-welded hull is roomy and stable—under power or at rest. The factory-matched boat trailer has a welded frame with GalvaShield protection.

 

Package Features Include:

Lockable rod box holds rods up to 6' 6

9-gallon aerated livewell

Powered by Mercury

Cranking battery by Interstate

Bow storage compartment

Vinyl cockpit for easy cleanup

Two seats w/pinchless hinges

Built-in 9-gallon fuel tank

All-welded 2-piece hull w/ reverse chines

All-aluminum transom

3" extruded one-piece gunnel

Integrated hull construction

Full-length longitudinal stringer

Rotomolded console

8 degree deadrise for a smooth, dry ride

Custom factory-matched boat trailer

Welded frame & GalvaShield protection

 

Boat Specs:

Length              15'

Beam                74"

Transom Height 20"

Bottom Width    61"

Max. HP           50 HP

Max. Persons    4 Persons

Max Person Wt 650 Lbs.

Max. Wt Cap:    1155 Lbs.

Hull Material      0.090 5052 Marine Alloy

Weight              585 Lbs.

Fuel Capacity    9 Gallons

Package Lgth    19' 10''

Package Width  7' 5''

Package Wt      1215 Lbs.

Deadrise           8 degrees

 

About $8,995.00

(Prices do not include freight/prep charges)

 

417-873-4555    www.trackerboats.com

Tracker Targa V-18 Combo

If you want a slightly bigger boat, The TRACKER Targa V18 is a versatile rig designed and built for the family who loves to fish and play together. While it comes with all the features of a fishing boat—livewell, fish finder, trolling motor, rod and gear storage—it also includes the features a family wants to enjoy water sports.

 

There’s plenty of seating (with flip-up aft jump seats), plenty of room to store gear and toys, plus a boarding platform with ladder. In short, it’s a boat the whole family can love! 

 

Package Features Include:

All-welded .100 gauge hull

Vinyl Cockpit floor

All-aluminum transom

Minn Kota 12V, 55-lb. thrust foot-controlled troller

Lowrance X96 Pro fish finder w/surface temp display

29-gal. aerated bow livewell

Aft livewell beneath jump seat

Custom molded consoles

Multifunction gauges

5 pedestal seat locations

4 folding fishing chairs 

2 lockable top-load rod lockers

Port/Starboard bow storage

Nylon Tie-down straps

Custom-matched trailer w/EZ lube hubs

Swing-away tongue & GalvaShield protection

 

Boat Specs:

Length              18' 

Beam                98" 

Depth Inside     27" 

Transom Ht       25" 

Bottom Width    82" 

Max. HP           175 HP 

Max. Persons    6 Persons 

Max Person Wt 900 Lbs. 

Max. Wt Cap:    1755 Lbs. 

Hull Material      0.100 5052 Marine Alloy 

Weight              1470 Lbs. 

Fuel Capacity    40 Gallons 

Pkg Length       21' 

Package Width 8' 3'' 

Package Wt      2945 Lbs. 

Deadrise           19 degrees 

 

About $24,995.00

 

(Prices do not include freight/prep charges)

 

417-873-4555    www.trackerboats.com

 

Tracker Pro Team 170 TX

Of all the Pro Team models, the 30th Anniversary Edition Pro Team 170 TX is the most agile. Measuring just 16' 4" in length, you’ll find it as easy to fish and trailer as it is to launch and store. Its smooth, dry, great-handling ride is the product of an exclusive all-welded Revolution Hull backed by our Smooth Ride Guarantee.

 

The new interior features helm and buddy seats and a fold-down center seat with drink holders. For maximum strength and rigidity, its full-length longitudinal stringer system includes box beam extrusions. A custom-matched trailer with GalvaShield corrosion protection rounds out this ready-to-fish package.

 

Package Features Include:

All-welded .100 gauge Revolution hull

Smooth Ride Guarantee

All-aluminum transom

Full-length longitudinal stringer system

MotorGuide 12V, 46-lb. thrust foot-controlled troller

Lowrance X51 Pro fish finder w/surface temp 

21-gal. aerated & divided aft livewell

Timer & pump-out system

3-across seating w/fold-down center seat

Storage beneath cushions

Interstate cranking/trolling batteries

Fore & aft fold-down fishing chairs

7' bow rod locker & 2 bow storage lockers

Custom-matched trailer w/EZ lube hubs

Swing-away tongue & GalvaShield protection

 

Boat Specs:

Length              16' 4''

Beam                81"

Transom Height 21"

Bottom Width    54"

Max.  HP          50 HP

Max. Persons    4 Persons

Max Person Wt 535 Lbs.

Max. Wt Cap:    860 Lbs.

Hull Material      0.100 5052 Marine Alloy

Weight              764 Lbs.

Fuel Capacity    18 Gallons

Pkg Length       17' 4''

Package Width  7' 1''

Package Wt      1384 Lbs.

 

About $11,995.00

 

(Prices do not include freight/prep charges)

 

417-873-4555    www.trackerboats.com

 

Tracker Pro Team 175 TXW

This year, the best-selling Pro Team 175 TXW gets a TRACKER Black or Millennium Red paint scheme and new graphics— plus an all-new interior with full-width bench seat and a fold-down center seat with drink holders. A new fully molded one-piece console features new switch and instrument panels.

 

This favorite fishing package sports a huge bow deck with lockable storage plus tackle tray storage; an aerated, timed and recirculated livewell with pump-out; and lockable rod boxes with organizers. As always, it’s exclusive all-welded Revolution Hull (with Smooth Ride Guarantee) continues to deliver the smoothest, driest, best-handling ride on the water.

 

Package Features Include:

All-welded .100 gauge Revolution hull

Smooth Ride Guarantee

All-aluminum Power-Trac transom

Full-length longitudinal stringer system

MotorGuide® 12V, 46-lb. thrust foot-controlled trolling motor

Lowrance® X51 Pro fish finder w/surface temp

16-gal. (60.57 L) aerated & divided aft livewell

Timer & pump-out system

3-across seating w/fold-down center seat

Storage beneath cushions

Interstate cranking/trolling batteries

On-board battery charger

Fore & aft fold-down fishing chairs

7’ center bow rod locker

2 bow storage lockers

2 aft drop-in storage boxes

Custom-matched trailer w/EZ lube hubs

Swing-away tongue & GalvaShield protection

 

Boat Specs:

Length              17' 10''

Beam                89"

Transom Height 22"

Bottom Width    60"

Max. HP           75 HP

Max. Persons    4 Persons

Max Person Wt 560 Lbs.

Max. Wt Cap:    1050 Lbs.

Hull Material      0.100 5052 Marine Alloy

Weight              943 Lbs.

Fuel Capacity    21 Gallons

Pkg Length       19'

Package Width  7' 9''

Package Wt      1618 Lbs.

 

About $ 13,995.00

(Prices do not include freight/prep charges)

 

417-873-4555    www.trackerboats.com

 

Tracker Grizzly 1448 AWL

The GRIZZLY 1448 AWL is a 20" transom jon designed for a long-shaft tiller engine. Its Mod V hull creates a smoother, drier ride than a flat bottom jon. Flexible seating features an extended bow deck with storage, two pedestal seat bases and an aft bench seat.

 

it sports a Mod V hull for a smoother, drier ride than you’ll find on a flat bottom boat. Making this one of the toughest, most versatile and easy to maneuver hunting/fishing boats around.

 

Package Features Include:

Mod V Hull Design

Welded .100 5052 Marine Aluminum Hull

Longitudinal Stringer System

Pressed-in Chines for Strength/Tracking Stability

All-Aluminum Reinforced Transom

Aluminum Floor

Four Step Paint Application

Versa Track Accessory Mounting Channel

Two Pedestal Seat Bases and Aft Bench Seat

All-Welded Limited Lifetime Hull Warranty

 

Boat Specs:

Length              14'

Beam                70"      

Transom Height 20"

Bottom Width    48"

Max. HP           25 HP

Max. Persons    4 Persons

Max Person Wt 512 Lbs.

Max. Wt Cap:    885 Lbs.

Hull Material      0.100 5052 Marine Alloy

Hull Weight       440 Lbs.

 

About $2,229.00

(Prices do not include freight/prep charges)

 

417-873-4555    www.trackerboats.com

 

Tracker Grizzly 1648 SC

This jon boat has a full-width bench seat aft and an extended bow deck, both with a pedestal base to mount a folding fishing chair. The TRACKER GRIZZLY 1648 SC has a 50 HP rating to give you plenty of power take your buddies and all their gear hunting or fishing.  Plus, with an all-welded aluminum Mod V hull and transom and longitudinal stringer system, this jon boat is built to withstand a beating from any rocks and other obstacles you’ll encounter along the way.
 

Tracker’s exclusive VERSATRACK gunnel system lets you mount a variety of accessories, from a rod holder to a dog ladder. And for duck hunters, the optional Grassland or Woodland camouflage paint schemes give you an added advantage over your quarry.
 

Package Features Include:

Mod V Hull Design

Welded .100 5052 Marine Aluminum Alloy Hull

Pressed-in Chines for Strength/Tracking Stability

All-Aluminum Reinforced Transom

Longitudinal Stringer System

Aluminum Floor

Exclusive VersaTrack Accessory Mounting Channel

Two Seat Pedestal Bases-Aft Bench Seat

Extended Bow Deck w/Pedestal Base

All-Welded Limited Lifetime Hull Warranty

 

Boat Specs:

Length              16'

Beam                70"

Transom Ht       20"

Bottom Width    48"

Max. P              50 HP

Max. Persons    4 Persons

Max Person Wt 555 Lbs.

Max. Wt Cap:    1055 Lbs.

Hull Material      0.100 5052 Marine Alloy

Hull Weight       540 Lbs.

 

About $5,995.00

(Prices do not include freight/prep charges)

 

417-873-4555    www.trackerboats.com

 

Tracker Grizzly 1754 SC

At 17’ 2” long, the TRACKER GRIZZLY 1754 CC jon boat isn’t just rugged and versatile but also spacious and packed with features. The hull, transom and longitudinal stringer system are all constructed of marine-grade aluminum that is completely welded, not riveted, together for supreme durability. Plus, the hull sports a Mod V bow to create a smoother, drier ride than on regular flat bottom jon boats.

 

The interior is absolutely loaded with amenities to please both hunters and anglers alike. The center console design allows for 360 degrees of fishing and movement around the boat. The console also sports an aerated livewell in front of it, complete with a cushion. Raised bow and stern platforms each feature a dry storage area and camouflage folding fishing seats. The aft platform also features a camo bench seat cushion. There are even rod racks located on both sides of the boat.

 

The complete package comes with up to a 75 HP Mercury outboard and custom trailer with GalvaShield corrosion protection. You can customize it to fit your own hunting and fishing needs by adding any number of accessories for the exclusive VERSATRACK gunnel mounting system or choosing one of the optional camo color schemes.

 

Package Features Include:

Mod V Hull Design

Welded .100 5052 Marine Aluminum Alloy Hull

Pressed-in Chines for Strength/Tracking Stability

All-Aluminum Reinforced Transom

Aerated livewell

Aluminum Floor

Versa Track Accessory Mounting Channel

Bow Pedestal Seat

Two-Bench camo seat

All-Welded Limited Lifetime Hull Warranty

 

Boat Specs:

Length              17' 2'' 

Beam                76" 

Transom Ht       20" 

Bottom Width    54" 

Max. HP           75 HP 

Max. Persons    6 Persons 

Max Person Wt 870 Lbs. 

Max. Wt Cap:    1430 Lbs. 

Hull Material      0.100 5052 Marine Alloy 

Hull Weight       745 Lbs. 

 

About $8,995.00

(Prices do not include freight/prep charges)

 

417-873-4555    www.trackerboats.com

 

 

 

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