The magic of fishing comes from being so engrossed in something that your mind thinks only of the here and now. After several months of being stalked by a virus that you can’t see or hear or smell, it was nice to be back fishing — and feeling like the hunter once again.
The 24XO was introduced at the Miami International Boat show in February, and it’s the second model in a new line that combines the shallow-water capability of a bay boat with a deep-vee hull capable of heading offshore when the weather is right. The first model, introduced last year, was the 26XO.
A year of R&D, 3.5 years of build time and a $20 million price tag to match all adds up to what might be the most technologically advanced sportfisherman ever built. Meet the mighty Jaruco here.
Surf fishing aficionado Dave Anderson recalls two striped bass that helped make him the fisherman he is today