Let me start this by saying SUP fishing is totally awesome. I am really loving the experience of getting a good work out and chasing big fish at the same time!!! I love the minimalistic side of it. When I fished out of a Hobie Outback, the tackle glutton in me would always take over and I'd have to spend tons of time loading the yak, both at home, and at the water's edge and then at the end of the day, I'd have to spend tons of time cleaning and rinsing everything off. When I go SUP'ing, I can carry everything from my truck to the water in two hands, and that's totally awesome for me. I've been using an Isle Sportsman lately and it's an absolutely great board, I think it's a fantastic value for the money. But the more I look at the Bote HD, well, that board has so many fishing features built into it. It's also a "reasonably" priced board that offers a really good combination of stability, speed and load bearing capabilities. I've been leaning towards getting that board. The new Gatorshield design looks like it's really great, it's supposed to be 6x stronger than the regular epoxy design and far more durable. The Live 2 fish board also looks awesome, but it's a lot more money and a lot more weight, too. I think I gotta cross that off my list. Would be really cool strapping a 4 or 6 hp motor to that board and zooming out there, but then I'd be in the price range of a small used skiff! What are you guys fishing off right now? Any recommendations? Any of you guys want to get together and fish SD Bay, or the La Jolla or Point Loma kelp beds sometime?