Boat Specifications

Make: Hewes Boats
Model: Tailfisher 17
Year: 2007
Length: 17 ft. 2 in.
Type: Center Console Boats
Listing: 248288
Buyer's Tools:

~The 17 Tailfisher is the latest addition to the Hewes family of backcountry fishing boats. Hewes has incorporated the latest design technology in tunnel hulls available on the Tailfisher. Specifically designed for the extreme shallow water fishing environment, the Tailfisher is also packed with great features. Just take a look at the all new deck configuration with storage space for all of your gear and an oversized live well for your largest catch. The Tailfisher delivers superior performance, even with smaller power options, it is economical to own, easy to maintain, and delivers better shallow water performance than any other shallow water tunnel skiff in its class.

This new shallow water skiff is built to exacting NMMA/ABYC standards and is exceptionally safe boats, spacious and accommodating. Like all Hewes it comes standard with a self bailing cockpit as well as other essential fishing features like extra wide gunnels and built in rod racks. Check out the all new 17 Tailfisher at your nearest Hewes dealer.
Draft: 0 ft. 7 in.
Beam: 6 ft. 1 in.
Fuel tank capacity: 18
Standard features:
Steering and Handling

Electric trim tabs
No-feedback steering with sure-grip wheel

Quality Finish and Construction

No wood, no rot state-of-the-art foam and core materials with 100% vinyl ester resin
Premium fade-resistant gelcoat
Aluminum motor-bolt and transom reinforcement plates
Flush-mount bow cleat
Recessed deck and gunnel hardware
Stainless steel thru-hull fittings

Fishing Features

Under-gunnel rod racks
Rod tubes for tip protection
Under-gunnel carpet to protect rod finish
Completely flush forward & aft casting decks with wide walk-around gunnels
Multiple below-deck conduit, both fore and aft for rigging and future option installation

Livewells and Pumps

Automatic bilge pump
Aft center livewell with pump(12 Gal.)
Aft center livewell re-circulating system
Flush livewell pickups with removable strainer

Cockpit and Storage

Self-bailing “Hose ‘n’ Go” cockpit
Center console with contoured seat and locking door
Large guttered, gasketed lock-down dry storage compartments 3
Foam insulated boxes 2
Two sided lid construction and molded compartments
Flush through-bolted molded-in deck hinges

Lights and Electric

Navigation lights
Console LED courtesy lights (2)
Fused switch panel with waterproof switches
Nickel-tinned fused wiring harness
Four position battery switch
Spotlight plug or other 12 volt accessories

Safety, Comfort and Convenience

Full foam flotation throughout with non-absorptive nitrogen-filled closed-cell urethane foam
Custom-made cushion package
Rigid PVC rub rail
Gunnel-mount grab rails

Optional features:

Optional Features

Choice of reliable Yamaha Outboards: high-tech 2-stroke or super clean and quiet 4-stroke
Yamaha Command Link gauge upgrades
Choice of hull colors
Poling tower

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170 W. Election Rd. Suite 100
Draper, UT 84020
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