I have some exciting news, AFS is growing. That’s right, the Aluminum fishing series is expanding into more states this year. There are now three divisions for 2022 and I bet this will continue to grow. There is the Northeast Division (Massachusetts & New Hampshire), the Central Division (Minnesota & Wisconsin), and the Southern Division (Tennessee,… ...Read More
Check out this very cool build by Matt Downs dubbed MaryJane. These custom builds that Matt does are awesome and unique for each of his customers. If you’re looking to get work done or see other builds done by Matt, check out and subscribe to his YouTube Channel. I highly recommend it.… ...Read More
Check out Nathan Mann’s 1973 Richline Jon Boat Build, it’s just awesome. Nathan who you ask? Nathan from Beards and Bows Outdoors, that’s who. This is one awesome transformation and pretty much all documented on Youtube. Head on over to the Beards and Bows Outdoors page, subscribe to the channel and watch all the videos on this build. This… ...Read More
Check out this very informative float pods primer on YouTube. This video will help you understand what float pods do and how they can help your boat. It’s not as simple as just slapping some pods on the back of your Jon boat. There is math and science behind it, along with pluses and minuses. Do your homework, and then decide if float pods are suitable for your… ...Read More
Check out this great Youtube interview from the BuckTales Podcast with Brett Cummings, the Decked out King. Brett and I have had many conversations and interactions over the years, and I love what he is doing on Social Media. Brett is OK in my book. If you’re on Facebook, definitely check the Decked out Jon Boats Facebook page and make sure to like the page.… ...Read More
One of Rapala’s newest products dropped is the Rapala R12 Heavy-Duty Lithium Fillet Knife. With a steep price of $179.29, this may be the solution for those searching for the ultimate filleting tool. Some features they advertise on their page include:
80 minutes of continuous runtime
Twice the speed and three times the torque of standard fillet knives
LED light… ...Read More
Crestliner is teasing us with the new Crestliner MX 19. The only issue is we will have to wait until August 1 to get all the details. If you want the current details of this boat, head on over to the Crestliner MX 19 page and sign up for the August 1 drop. It’s time to put the Ranger up for sale anyway.
In the meantime check out these pictures below which I unapologetically… ...Read More
Check out this YouTube video of a super simple Jon Boat floor project. Less is more and this project just screams of awesomeness. Head on over to Youtube and make sure you subscribe to the Anthony Jones channel. His channel is full of awesome videos.
If you are working on your boat? Make sure to document it on the Tinboats forum for others to see what work you have done.… ...Read More
Check out the World’s FASTEST Electric Jon Boat Youtube video from FIREANT. This particular boat is powered by a 50hp Elco electric outboard and 680 lbs of Lithium batteries. I love the idea of going electric and having the ability to hit waters that don’t allow gas. However, the cost is out of reach for a few of us with today’s prices. This is… ...Read More
Check out this Quick Trip on a Rock Proof River Rocket by longtime Tinboats member Riverbottomoutdoors. This is one sick boat. I think I want one now. This boat will get you where most other boats can’t. I also love all the open space, that’s just awesome. Check out the RiverBottomOutdoors YouTube page and make sure to subscribe. Jonah’s videos… ...Read More