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Ultraskiff is the buzz in personal fishing boat circles

CORRECTION:  The White Elephant stores do not carry the Ultraskiff.

FISHING -- First there was the float tube, then the personal pontoon, kayaks equipped for fishing and stand-up paddleboards... the sudden rush of open water in the region has some anglers thinking about fishing boats and the options are mind-boggling.

There's even an origami folding canoe coming out.

If you're looking for a personal fishing vessel, yet another option has surfaced and stayed afloat in the past few years.

Ultraskiff has come up with a hard-shell round boat that can be rolled to the water and equipped with an electric trolling motor to access fishing water. It's not for everybody at 6 feet in diameter and 123 pounds. And this is not an endorsement.  But it's worth investigating.

Check out the product promo video below, as well as this test by a man weighing more than 300 pounds.

Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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