Center Console Fishing Boats to 30 Feet at the 2017 Miami Boat Show

A look at 14 center console fishing boats up to 30 feet long at the Miami International Boat Show

Given the enormity of the annual Miami event, a gallery showing every fishing boat up to 30 feet would be a bit unwieldy, but here are 14 boats to take a look at — and drool a bit over.

Tidewater 210 SUV

The South Carolina-based manufacturer says the 210 SUV is a family-friendly fishing boat. It's rated for up to 200 horsepower, has a transom deadrise of 17 degrees and draws about 13 inches.

Tidewater 210 SUV center console
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Bluewater 23t

The 23t is designed for one thing: serious fishing. The Florida-based manufacturer says it comes with most of the options that tournament-level anglers seek. It has a deep-V transom deadrise of 24 degrees and is rated for up to 400 horses.

Bluewater 23t center console
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Century 2301

Though rated for 300 horsepower, the 2301 tested at more than 47 mph with a Yamaha 250XCA. The boat weighs 4,150 (without engine), draws 16 inches and features a 20-degree transom deadrise.

Century 2301 center console
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Carolina Skiff 24 Ultra Elite

Designed, according to the manufacturer, to be at home on any inshore water or offshore, the 24 weighs in at 3,168 pounds, has a 78-gallon fuel capacity and manages to draw only 9 inches.

Carolina Skiff 24 Ultra Elite center console
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The Ultra Elite 24 comes with a T-top option.

Carolina Skiff 24 Ultra Elite center console
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Sailfish 236

With an 8 1/2-foot beam, this Sailfish boasts a substantial amount of deck space for a 23-footer, as well as a particularly high freeboard. The Georgia-based manufacturer says the 236, designed for a single outboard, can handle up to 300 horsepower.

Sailfish 236CC center console
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Sea Chaser 24 HFC

Sea Chaser's HFC series — for hybrid fish and cruise — is designed with both fishing and families in mind. The 24 features a beam just under 8 1/2 feet and holds 100 gallons of fuel. The boat (without power) weighs in at 3,165 pounds.

Sea Chaser 24 HFC
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Wellcraft Tournament 241

The 241 offers a moderate 15-degree deadrise and draws 14 inches. It can handle up to 300 horses and carries 87 gallons of fuel.

Wellcraft Tournament 241
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Chris Craft Catalina 26

The Catalina 26 is replete with seating options for passengers, anglers or not. The boat has an 8 1/2-foot beam, weighs 6,850 pounds dry and features a deadrise of 21 degrees at the transom.

Chris Craft Catalina 26 center console
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Yellowfin 26 Hybrid

It "may be the most versatile boat Yellowfin builds," according to the manufacturer. One boat to do it all, in waters shallow or blue. The 26 draws 16 inches and weighs 5,000 pounds without power. It's rated for up to 400 horsepower.

Yellowfin 26 Hybrid center console
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This optional second station on the 26 Hybrid enhances the chances of spotting fish, from tails on the flats to cobia off the beaches to spotting sargassum weedlines offshore.

Yellowfin 26 Hybrid center console
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Boston Whaler 270 Dauntless

The 270 offers a generous 9 feet of beam and a dry weight of 4,800 pounds. It has an 18-degree transom deadrise and draws 17 inches. The 270 will carry up to 450 horses.

Boston Whaler 270 Dauntless center console
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Helm and cockpit seating for four in the 270 Dauntless.

Boston Whaler 270 Dauntless center console
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Sea Chaser 27 HFC

Carolina Skiff's Sea Chaser 27 HFC is touted as a go-anywhere boat for fishing or cruising. Its 20-degree transom deadrise will help tame seas. The 27 has a fuel capacity of 181 gallons and a max-horsepower rating of 500.

Sea Chaser 27 HFC center console
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The 27 HFC's bow seating is bound to make this a popular spot with families and friends.

Sea Chaser 27 HFC center console
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Sportsman 267 Masters

With a full 9-foot, 2-inch beam, the 267, bulit in South Carolina, can take 350 horses. Its transom deadrise is a moderate 16 degrees, and it draws just under 15 inches; its fuel capacity is 71 gallons.

Sportsman Masters 267 center console
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Everglades 273 Center Console

With an actual 29 feet of LOA, the unsinkable 273 is rated for up to 500 horses on its transom and carries 157 gallons of fuel. The inshore/offshore boat is designed for sport fishermen serious about their sport.

Everglades 273 Center Console
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ProNautica Open Sport 880

Built in Venezuela, the 880 (centimeters which makes this approximately a 29-footer) incorporates Euro styling in its design. The 8,200-pound boat with 10-foot beam is designed for twin outboards, up to 350-horsepower each. It offers a 220-gallon fuel capacity.

Pronautica Open Sport 880 center console
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