Boating – Lund Boats Review – Why Lund Loves Building Boats for Fishing

This article is the 2nd in a series of articles to provide you information on what models each marine manufacturer has.

This article can be a big help to boaters who own or are looking for a Lund fishing boat.

In this article I’m going to provide you the following boating information;

• Lund Boats

• A brief history of the manufacturer

• Most popular models

• What is available in boat covers

Lund Boats have been in existence for over 60 years. Howard G. Lund rolled out the first aluminum fishing boat in 1948 from his shop in New York Mills, Minnesota. Howard actually designed the boat for duck hunting. To self-promote his proud new watercraft, he actually put it up on top of his car and drove around town as he could not afford to advertise. On one occasion he met up with the sales manager for the Inland Marine Corporation who immediately placed an order with Lund for 50 boats. Now Lund is considered by fishing men and women as the number one Fishing Boat Company in the United States.

Some of the most popular models of Lund;

1. Pro-V – Providing fishing needs in a boat and then some.

2. Tyee – Plenty of cockpit room, works terrific in rough water.

3. Predator – Very large deck to cast and fish in every direction.

4. Explorer – Good size live-well with plenty of storage space for tackle and rods.

5. Rebel – Side bench seats open up to where you can store your rods, life jackets, etc.

6. Alaskan – Awesome mix of the total fishing and superb comfort.

7. Fisherman – This fiberglass fishing craft is one sleek unit.

8. Pro-Sport – Now available in a inboard/outboard powered by MerCruiser Vazer 100 Horse Power.

9. Classic Tiller – This one handles big water extremely well along with a spacious raised bow platform.

10. Sport Angler – Cool feature is the custom built in cutting board and washbasin – ya really!

As you can see Lund offers plenty of models to choose from.

Lund has been involved in numerous amateur and professional fishing tournaments throughout North America. One such tournament is the AIM Pro Walleye Series held in four locations. Each year Lund awards the AIM Angler of the Year and a winner prize of $10,000. U.S.

Here is what’s available in boat canvas for these boat models of Lund;

• Stand – Up Top Set – This includes top, side curtains and camper back.

• Sportfishing Top Set – This includes a bimini top, side curtains and front curtain.

• Custom Boat Covers

As you can see there are many types of boat covers available. Before you purchase new boat canvas – educate yourself with the correct terminology for different styles of boat covers and what they do to protect your boat. That way you can be sure get the proper canvas that best suits your needs.

Source by Richard P. Ostler

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