Originally Posted by two stroke mick
Why do they use speed boats (bass boats) for fishing in the USA. they look like they have a very shallow Vee hull
Tournament bass fishermen work on a time limit, so need to get from fishing spot to fishing spot quickly (the quicker the better when upwards of $100K is on the line.)
Recreational bass fishermen think they look more "pro" if they have the same rig. 200+ hp on an open 18' boat is fairly common.
They're pretty much useless in anything but flat calm water. But they do move pretty well when conditions allow...