2024 Skeeter SX241

The SX241 offers a wealth of fishy features and a comfortable ride.
Skeeter SX241 out fishing
Wide casting platforms offer space for multiple anglers. Courtesy Skeeter Boats

The Skeeter SX241 brings ­decidedly more versatility to your fishing game. This trailerable, fiberglass bay boat has the draft and ­maneuverability to get into skinny freshwater situations, but it also has the chops to fish in salt water both inshore and outside the inlet. It’s truly an anytime, any place, anywhere type of fishing platform.

For starters, this center-console is set up to be a fishing machine, with a giant bow casting platform with ­molded-in nonskid and a lipped gunwale to keep all your loose gear from sliding off. The aft casting platform does the same, and ­includes a flip-up backrest to provide safe and comfortable seating for your crew when you’re running to the next honey hole. The SX241 comes standard with 17 vertical rod holders (22 ­total with the hardtop), so you can bring aboard your full quiver and always have a rod at the ready. There are lockable ­in-sole rod holders to keep even more of your arsenal on board and safely stowed away when the boat is on the trailer or you’re tied off at the fuel dock. 

Skeeter SX241 helm
Rig the helm with your choice of Garmin or Humminbird electronics. Courtesy Skeeter Boats

For even more fishy features, the boat comes standard with a 14-gallon baitwell in the console and a 18-gallon baitwell in the transom. A 40-gallon baitwell can be added to the leaning post as an ­option. There also is an insulated fish box ­under the forward casting platform. The bow is pre-tapped to mount an optional ­Terrova or Ulterra Minn Kota trolling motor. Rig the helm with your choice of Garmin or Humminbird electronics.

Performance? Skeeter has matched the SX241 with Yamaha power that delivers strong performance, with a reported top speed of over 57 mph and a quick 3- to 4-second hole shot. It’s a unique boat in that it can float in just over a foot of water, but its deeper V- hull with stout fiberglass construction, reverse chines and 20-degree transom deadrise help it cut through choppy and sloppy conditions in a way that most freshwater boats can’t. 

If you don’t want to fish alone, the SX241 seats up to eight people, so you can bring a lot of friends out fishing and know that they’ll enjoy the ride.

Skeeter SX241 livewells
The SX241 comes standard with a 14-gallon baitwell in the console and a 18-gallon baitwell in the transom. Courtesy Skeeter Boats

High Points

  • 17 vertical rod holders ensure that you always have a rig at your fingertips and ready to go.
  • 12-inch manual jack plate lets you adjust engine height for performance and different water depths.
  • Flip-up transom bench, double-wide helm seats, and cushioned bench in front of the console allow the crew to ride in comfort underway.
  • Yamaha F300 power delivers smooth performance and a quick hole shot.

Pricing and Specs

Dry Weight:2,925 lb.
Seat/Weight Capacity:8/1,096 lb.
Fuel Capacity:75 gal.
Available Power:Yamaha outboard to 300 hp

Skeeter Boats – Kilgore, Texas; skeeterboats.com

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