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Skeeter Gets Salty With Four Bay Boat Models Big Boats For Big Water And New Hull Design That Lets You Go Shallow

ZX-Saltwater Series

by: Blue Heron Communications,

(11/21/2000 - KILGORE, TX) A tunnel boat with a unique hull design that allows fishing in very, very shallow water and a trey of big center console boats, make up the Skeeter Boats saltwater bay boat lineup. The Skeeter ZX2400, ZX2200, ZX2200T and ZX2000 are engineered to provide first-class bay and offshore performance. With Skeeter's exclusive X-TREME composite transom and stringer system, Skeeter bay boats are stronger than ever. That means great performance in shallow as well as deep water. Plus, Skeeter's patented V-pad hull flattens the roughest water for a smoother, drier ride.

Deck layouts on each boat are a saltwater fisherman's dream. A center console command center with tilt-hydraulic steering as well as a folding windshield and 16 gallon ice chest (except on the ZX2000), a 90-quart removable ice chest/seat combination with two position back rest, rear and center baitwells, forward console seating with back rest, a divided front deck storage area, a rear casting deck and storage area, a 30 gallon insulated fishbox (except on the ZX2000) and built-in vertical rod holders are just some of the fishability features found on each Skeeter bay boat.

The ZX2400 is the biggest of the Skeeter bay boat line measuring 23-feet, 10-inches long and 98-inches wide. It has a 250-horsepower maximum capacity, a dry weight of 2,700 pounds and a maximum weight capacity of 1,671 pounds. The fuel tank holds 80 gallons. The ZX2200 and ZX2200T are identical except in hull design. Each boat is 21-feet, 10-inches long, 98-inches wide and has a 250 horsepower maximum. The ZX2200T has a unique cupped hull design that allows you to run shallow sacrificing top end speed. The ZX2000 measures 19-feet, 10-inches long and 98-inches wide with a 200 hp rating. The fuel tank holds 60 gallons.

Skeeter bay boats are transported on Skeeter galvanized tandem axle trailers with surge brakes, flush kit and black wall tires. Each trailer also has a spare tire and carrier, tie downs and transom saver.Bay boats that can take you offshore or have you virtually fishing on the shore - Skeeter bay boats are the ultimate saltwater fishing machines. For more information on the ZX Bay boat series and the rest of Skeeter's line of performance fishing boats, contact Skeeter Products at One Skeeter Road, Kilgore, TX 75663. For the closest Skeeter dealer call (800) SKEETER.