National Wildlife Refuge Week 2023
Freshwater Fishing Spots in Florida to Visit This Fall
Select a state to find fishing and boating information:
Get A Fishing License
Get started fishing today, purchase your fishing license online, check regulations and more.
Register A Boat
Register your boat today. Learn how to register your vessel, boating laws and more.
Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > March 2018 > Find the Best Jon Boat for Fishing
Finding the best jon boat for fishing isn't hard. Jon boats are one of the most versatile types of fishing boats you can buy. These types of boats are easy to trailer to different waterways and are simple to fish from. In fact, if you are new to boating, a jon boat makes an ideal first vessel -- particularly if you like to target bass and panfish on small waterways.
If you're not exactly sure what features to look for when selecting a fishing jon boat, don't worry. Here are a few tips can help you find the best jon boat for fishing.
Learning more about the features of different types of boats can help you make a smart decision about which boat is best for you and your family. Whether you get a jon boat for bass fishing or a flats boat for catching redfish, your boat will be the source of endless memories on the water, so choose wisely!
Do you like this content? Subscribe to our Newsletter and get all the information you need to learn, plan, and equip for your next fishing adventure.
Debbie Hanson is an award-winning outdoor writer, women’s sport fishing advocate, IGFA world record holder, and freshwater guide living in Southwest Florida. Hanson’s written work has appeared in publications such as Florida Game & Fish Magazine, BoatUS Magazine, and USA Today Hunt & Fish. To learn more about her work, visit shefishes2.com or follow her on Instagram @shefishes2.
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.
Do you like this content? Subscribe to our Newsletter and get all the information you need to learn, plan, and equip for your next fishing and boating adventure.
Sign-up to receive our monthly newsletter with interesting blogs about fishing and boating. Get fishing tips and tricks and read personal stories from anglers who live and breathe fishing and boating. Learn new fishing skills, boating resources, fishing etiquette, conservation and more.
Please complete the following fields to subscribe to our newsletter.
What information would you like?