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KingFisher Boats is the fastest growing brand of all welded heavy-gauge aluminum adventure boats. With 22 models for lake, river and ocean, we build tough boats for today’s demanding angler

King Fisher

Welded adventure boats for Lake, River and Ocean


Kingfisher Boats stand as the fastest-growing brand in the all-welded heavy-gauge aluminum adventure boat market. Offering a diverse range of 22 models tailored for lake, river, and ocean use, Kingfisher continues to meet the high demands of modern anglers with its robust and versatile boat designs

With a top speed of 53 MPH and 5.5 seconds to plane, this craft is set
to dominate the 30’ heavy gauge class. The expansive cockpit is 7’11”
by 8’4”, with two 55 USG fish lockers and a transom fish locker. From
its easy walk-thru cabin entrance, the interior reflects our larger GFX
models styling .

Add King Leather urethane upholstery and Sapele
wood finishings throughout. The standard port side folding bench seat
can be upgraded to a single suspension seat for maximum comfort.
Standard offshore features including a stand-up head with 25G holding
tank, flush toilet and macerator. The well-appointed galley includes
plenty of wood cabinets, drawers, cupboards a stainless steel sink with
a 40 G fresh water tank

Jim Murray

With a rich history spanning over 60 years, Kingfisher Boats has developed an extensive selection of 29 models, catering to various fishing and boating needs. Kingfisher’s expansive network of over 40 authorized dealers, stretching from Alaska to Northern and Central California, ensures accessibility and support for customers across a broad geographic range

Owners and enthusiasts of Kingfisher boats often highlight their tank-like build quality, ensuring a very dry and stable ride. While they might forgo some creature comforts, they gain immensely in terms of stability and durability. This makes them particularly suitable for those who prioritize a solid, no-frills boating experience

a Pontiac Firebird with a 350 small block,” says Murray of his first ride, back in the day. “But I’ve made the switch and I enjoy electric cars now. I didn’t really think that I would, but they’re fun. I also didn’t think that they would handle like a BMW enthusiast would expect. But they do.

Murray admits missing the sound of an engine at first but conceded that what EV’s lack in “vroom vroom,” they more than make up for in performance.

While Kingfisher boats are largely praised for their robustness and functionality, some users have noted specific design elements that could be improved. For instance, the design of the fuel tank and fill hole has been a point of criticism due to its awkward angle and tendency to cause spillage

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