STABLE

94

Inch
Beam

MASSIVE

75

SQ. FT.
Deck

POWERFUL

90

HP Max
Outboard

LASTING

0

No Wood
All Aluminum

2017 STINGER 178

It's been 30 years since we unleashed the first Stinger bass boat. Every year since we have taken it further. It sits quietly, patiently, like it's stalking prey. Suddenly, you unleash it from the dock and awaken its unprecedented 90 horses - the most powerful bass boat in its class. It's time to roar fearlessly. Introducing the Stinger 178. Prepare to get stung.

HEAD-TO-HEAD COMPARISONS

LOWE STINGER 178

COMPETITOR A

COMPETITOR B

Livewells
2 Livewells
1 Livewells
2 Livewells
Rod Locker w/ Tubes
5 Rod Tubes
No Tubes
No Tubes
Trolling Motor
Motorguide® X3 45lb / 45"
Minn Kota® Edge 45lb / 45"
Motorguide® X3 45lb / 45"
Recessed Trolling Motor Control
Yes
No
Yes
Fiberglass Console w/ Storage
Yes
No
No
Fish Locator
Lowrance® Hook-3x at console
Lowrance® Elite 3X at console
Lowrance® Elite 3X at console
Phone Holder and USB Port
Yes
No
No
Lit Toggle Switches
Yes
No
No
Pedestal Switches
2 Seats
1 Seat
2 Seats
Seat Bases
3 Bow, 1 Aft
3 Bow, 1 Aft
1 Bow, Aft
Optional Pro Packages
(4) Kirkland Pro Package Options
No
(1) Special Edition Package

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BOW DECK

Unquestionably the largest deck

42 FT2 Bow Fishing Deck

Your fish. Your deck. Size matters. The ST178 has the largest, widest deck available for an aluminum 17'8" mod-v bass boat. Fact.

AFT DECK

Unquestionably the largest deck

33 FT2 AFT Fishing Deck

Bow or aft, there is plenty of fish fighting space on this deck.

CONSOLE

Unique Performance-First Pro Console

Fiberglass Cockpit

Be informed, not overwhelmed. The ST178's perfectly placed gauges and features give you a clear view of the cockpit and instant access to your fishfinder, mobile phone and controls. This aggressively-designed fiberglass console with tinted windshield will fit you like a glove while keeping you dialed into your boat's performance. Finished with a impressive metal-flake surface, chrome accented steering wheel, and large front-access storage compartment.

INTERIOR

innovative new designs

Angler-Centric Seats

Face it. Even active fishermen know there's a lot of sitting on the lake. From comfort to usability to durability, there's a lot to get right in a boat seat, and a lot you could get wrong. If the seats aren't comfortable or up to the wear and tear, the boat probably isn't either.

STORAGE

First In Class

Innovative Storage Spaces

We know you need results when you're on the water, the competition isn't going to wait for you. That's why we designed the first ever fiberglass console with built in storage, because we maximize every inch, nook and cranny of your boat for top fishing performance.

FISHING

Best-In-Class, Tournament Level Fishing Features

DeckEd Out With Fishing Features

If you are looking for a rock-solid, all-welded bass boat with a complete list of tournament-grade fishing features, then the ST178 was built just for you. But don't take our word for it - compare the ST178 against any other bass boat on the market. Lowrance® fishfinder, MotorGuide® trolling motor with recessed controller, bigger livewells, lockable rod locker with rod tubes, premium pedestal fishing seats, and strategically designed storage spaces. Feature for feature, ST178 gives you the pro-style.

CONSTRUCTION

All Welded Expert Craftsmanship, Lifetime Warranty

All Aluminum Hull - No Wood

On other boats, wood may be swaddled in fiberglass that keeps most of the lake out, but we all know spray, splashes and rain work their way down deep inside, eventually causing rot, flex and a springy deck... right about when the warranty runs out. Not the ST178. It's all aluminum and built for the long haul.

POWER

Highest Rated In-Class OUtboard

90 HP OutBoard capacity

Less weight and high displacement mean Mercury's latest 90 FourStroke generates abundant torque and immediate power. Because it doesn't have to work as hard as heavier engines or those with lower displacement, this engine makes the ST178 plane faster, accelerate better and provide optimal fuel efficiency at cruising speed.

OPTIONAL Enertia® PROP

Progressive Performer
A step ahead of traditional steel propellers. This optional prop is faster, stronger, even more responsive.

Knockout the Competition #NewStinger

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