Start a discussion about Carolina sport fishing boats and, nine times out of 10, the name Buddy Davis will come up. Davis’ name is legendary when it comes to sport fishing craft built to ply the rough-and-tumble waters.

The first thing you’ll likely notice about the Buddy Davis 28 center console is that it has a lot of flare. Bow flare, that is. What that flare means for you is a dry ride no matter what, providing the ability to hop from port to port in the worst conditions the Great Lakes can serve up. But a dry ride isn’t any good if you’re banging and bashing against every wave that comes your way. To contend with that, the Buddy Davis 28 has a whopping 24.5 degrees of wave-splitting transom deadrise, which means your dry ride will also be on the smooth side.

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