Lenny Rudow

With over three decades of experience in marine journalism, Lenny Rudow has contributed to dozens of boating and fishing publications and websites. Rudow lives in Annapolis, Maryland, and is currently Angler in Chief at Rudow’s FishTalk; he is a past president of Boating Writers International (BWI), a graduate of the Westlawn School of Yacht Design, and has won numerous BWI and OWAA writing awards.


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26th May 2023

Best Center Console Boats: The Best Brands Across the Spectrum

If you’re looking for the best center console on the water today, be sure to check out these brands.
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27th Jun 2023

The Best Wake Boat Brands, a Complete Guide

The best wake boat brands will have you surfing, boarding, and skiing until that adrenaline is flowing.
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11th Jun 2024

How to Dock a Boat with Joysticks, Single Engines, and Twins: Tips and Technique...

These tips will make docking a boat easier than ever.
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2nd Jun 2024

Best Marine Binoculars: Which Features Make a Difference?

You have plenty of options when it comes to choosing marine binoculars for boats, but some are far better than o...
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17th Apr 2023

Best Bay Boat Brands, the Most Popular Fishing Boats on the Market

The best bay boat brands will help you catch more fish and have more fun doing it.
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26th Apr 2023

Best Bass Boat Brands By Hull Construction, Affordability And Size

The best bass boats deliver high-octane performance and fishable layouts designed to help you turn casting into ...
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26th Apr 2024

The Best Real-Time Imaging Sonar for Fishing-Finding

Real-time imaging sonar is the latest and greatest in fish-finding electronics.
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11th Mar 2023

Best Small Center Console Boats Under 25 Feet

Small center console boats are among the most popular types of boats around, and these brands top the charts.
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7th Apr 2024

Best Cheap Fishing Boat Brands, Affordable to Cheapest of All

If your budget is a major concern, these relatively affordable fishing boats will hit the mark.
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12th Jan 2024

Best Jet Boat Brands Among All Types of Small Craft

If your search for the best jet boats has brought you here, you’ve come to the right place.
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26th Mar 2024

Best Sport Fishing Boats, Convertible and Express to Center Console

The best sport fishing boats are ready to take you far beyond the horizon in pursuit of pelagic fish.
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20th Mar 2024

Best Wakesurf Boat Brands, V-Drive, Jet-Drive, Forward-Drive & More

The best wake surf boats throw a massive curl that lets you spin, slide, and jump.
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4th Mar 2024

The Best Flats Boats Brands, Special Boats for Skinny Waters

If you want to score big fishing the shallows, the best flats boats put you in the pole position.
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14th Feb 2024

Best Aluminum Fishing Boat Brands: Tougher, Lighter and More Affordable

Aluminum fishing boats are ideal for pursuing your quarry on many waterways, and these boat brands stand out fro...
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1st Feb 2024

Could a Marine Lithium Battery System Replace Your Onboard Boat Generator

Could a marine lithium battery system eliminate the need for an onboard boat generator? Thanks to modern technol...
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24th Jan 2024

Best Cheap Boat Brands for the Budget Conscious

The best affordable boats get you out on the water without breaking the bank.
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5th Jan 2024

Boat-Stabilization Tech: Attitude Control for Pitch and Roll

You’re sick and tired of all that pitch, heave, and roll while you’re running. Finally, thanks to today’s boat-s...
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29th Dec 2023

Best Runabout Boat Brands for Value, Luxury, Fishing, and More

Any one of these best runabout boat brands can boost your family’s fun-factor by 10.
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5th Dec 2023

Best Electric Boat Brands per Type

These electric boat brands will get you out on the water free of fossil fuels.
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1st Dec 2023

BOAT TECH: Best New Outboard Engine Innovation

The best new outboard engines are jam-packed with a serious dose of technology.
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22nd Nov 2023

12 Best Cuddy Cabin Boat Brands and Why They Still Sell

There are fewer cuddy cabin boats for sale today than there were a few decades ago, but these brands still stand...
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1st Nov 2023

16 Best Cabin Cruiser Boat Brands With Range That Can Plane

If you’re looking for a cabin cruiser for your type of cruising, these brands stand out.
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27th Oct 2023

Best Offshore Fishing Boat Brands By Size And Region

If you’re looking for the best offshore fishing boats, you’ve come to the right place.
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26th Oct 2023

Aluminum Center Console Boat Brands: A Comprehensive Guide to Offshore, Inshore,...

How are you supposed to know which are the best center console aluminum boats around? Truth be told, different b...
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23rd Aug 2023

Best Catamaran Fishing Boat Brands

Power catamaran fishing boats are more popular than ever, and these top picks fit the bill for anglers of all ty...
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28th Oct 2022

How to Winterize a Boat: Steps, Checklist and Costs

If freezing temperatures are a possibility, you need to winterize your boat.
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12th Oct 2023

Best Trailerable Trawler Brands: Pocket Cruisers to Go Anywhere

There are many different types of boats with cabins, but if you want to do some serious adventuring from coast t...
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21st Aug 2019

Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico: Popular Fish To Catch

The Gulf of Mexico in the Western Hemisphere is one of the most ecologically diverse bodies of water that offers...
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27th Sep 2023

Exploring the Top Skiff Boat Brands: A Buyer's Essential Guide

Small skiff boats may not impress the neighbors, but they’re excellent fishing boats that are easy to afford, ea...
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18th Sep 2023

Painting a Fiberglass Boat: A Detailed Guide

If you want to keep your boat looking as good as new but it’s in need of a facelift, few things will put on a fr...
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4th Sep 2023

Best Family Boat Brands

The ideal boat is out there for every family, and one or more of these best family boat brands will almost surel...
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25th Jul 2023

Best Jon Boat Brands: Top Choices, Types, Pros and Cons

Few boats are as popular and plentiful as the Jon boat, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that at any given tim...
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21st Jul 2023

Deck Boat Vs Pontoon Boat: Which is Better?

Which is better, a deck boat vs pontoon boat? We take an in-depth look at the difference between the two.
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28th Feb 2023

Outboard vs Inboard: Which Engine is Best for You? 

Which is better, an outboard engine or an inboard engine? It’s one of the most debated questions amongst boaters...
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14th Jul 2023

Best Outboard Motor Brands for Your Boat

Which is the best outboard motor brand? Ask that question at your local marina and you’d better be ready for som...
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2nd Nov 2022

Internet for Boats: How to Get Online on the Water

Love it or hate it, staying connected has become a part of modern life—especially if you plan on doing business ...
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10th Jun 2023

Best Bowrider Boat Brands for Every Boater

There are a million and one bowriders for sale at any given time, mostly because they are some of the most popul...