If you’re looking to buy a BlackJack, besides getting on the water for a test ride, the best way to learn about the 224, 256 Bay and 256 Coastal models is to talk to an owner. Especially an outfitter who uses a BlackJack for their job.
Capt. Joel LeVine, owner of RedFin Charters in Charleston, South Carolina, has been using BlackJack boats for about seven years and currently has three 224s and two 256s in his fleet — all with a black hull. We recently talked with Joel and Capt. Justin Carter, one of RedFin’s six guides, about why they use BlackJacks and what makes them ideal for both inshore and near-shore fishing.