Tag Archives: Skeeter Boats

Skeeter introduces all-new ZX150 bass boat

Skeeter kicked off 2020 with the introduction of an all-new ZX150 bass boat with features designed to create more room, better fishability and a powerful ride. “The new ZX150 has all the right bells, whistles and improvements that make it an optimal choice for freshwater tournament anglers,” said Jeff Stone, senior vice president, Skeeter Boats. “It’s comfortable, fast and built ...

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2019 Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Innovation Award winners announced

The NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored winners of the 2019 Minneapolis Innovation Awards, recognizing groundbreaking new consumer marine products, presented opening night of the Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show.  The Innovation Awards came to Minneapolis in 2018 to honor manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products in the boating industry to market in the following categories: aluminum ...

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Skeeter hosts annual northern dealer meeting

Skeeter Products, Inc. recently hosted its annual northern dealer meeting in Breezy Point, Minn. Skeeter dealers learned about the all-new WX2200, the boatbuilder’s new flagship deep-v model. The WX2200 is now the largest deep-v boat Skeeter has ever produced. At 22 feet long, it offers the room anglers desire to fish comfortably and efficiently. Enhancements from Skeeter’s previous model, the ...

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Chicago and Minneapolis shows report strong sales and leads

Last weekend’s Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show wrapped a five-day run with a final attendance of 48,644, up 4 percent from last year’s attendance of 46,670. Exhibitor feedback was positive on strong sales and crowds, including Saturday, which saw more than 20,000 visitors in attendance. On Sunday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel toured the show with Show Manager Keith Ogulnick, ...

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Skeeter introduces new addition to its Solera Series

Skeeter fishing boats announced that they will add a new boat to the Solera Series with the Solera 205, an all-new fish and play boat that combines the performance of Skeeter’s fishing boats with features that allow families to fish, play, and cruise. The Solera 205 will be on display during the Chicago Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show, Jan. ...

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Skeeter introduces new multi-species fishing boat for 2018

Skeeter Products, Inc. has added a new offering to its line of fishing boats for the 2018 model year. The WX2060 has a deeper hull design and 250 maximum horsepower rating. “When you move up to a 20-foot fishing boat, you expect more of everything," said Jeff Stone, senior vice president, Skeeter Boats. “The design of the WX2060 caters directly ...

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Skeeter hosts second Northern dealer meeting unveils new trailers

Skeeter Products, Inc. recently hosted its second annual Northern dealer meeting, in Red Wing, Minn. The company unveiled its new trailers, now being manufactured at a new facility in Kilgore, Texas. The new trailers feature a limited lifetime warranty. The unveiling of Skeeter's redesigned WX2060 Deep V was also well received, Stone said. The new WX2060 is equipped with new ...

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Senator Ted Cruz visits Skeeter Boats

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) visited Skeeter Boats on Friday, Aug. 4 in Kilgore, Texas. Skeeter employs 281 people in its boat and new trailer manufacturing facility. During the visit, Sen. Cruz met with Skeeter employees and toured the facility. He also spent time with Jeff Stone, senior vice president of Skeeter Products, Inc., discussing the Modern Fish Act and issues ...

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Skeeter Boats announces new trailer factory

Skeeter Boats announced the establishment of a new trailer factory. Skeeter Built trailers will provide 100 percent of Skeeter boat production starting in the third quarter of this year. As a part of the expansion, Skeeter will add up to 35 new employees who will be based in the 43,000-square-foot trailer factory in Kilgore, Texas. “The expansion into the boat ...

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