Stratos

An angler's guide to the latest boats, motors and electronics. (February 2008).

www.stratosboats.com


The Stratos 186XT is an 18-foot, 9-inch boat that feels and fishes like a 20-plus-footer. The additional 15 inches of space was added to the front deck of the boat in this model, giving it the same fishing space of most larger bass boats. There is also the added convenience of features like recessed trolling motor foot pedals and a 7-foot, 6-inch center rod locker.


Completely rigged with 90-horsepower outboard, 40-pound Minn Kota trolling motor, Humminbird electronics and Road Armor Equipped trailer, this is the most accessible and roomiest 18-foot boat in its class. The added length of the 186XT accommodates a wider beam, rating it for a maximum of 115 horsepower.

Available with a wide range of factory-rigged outboards, other features include a lid assist on the center rod locker, boarding ladder, aerated livewell, on-board charger, power tilt and trim, running rod rack, tackle storage boxes and custom-matched upholstery.


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