when I was 12 I mowed grass an bought a 4 man inflatable boat. i think it cost me $45.00 back then or 32 yards mowed @ $5.00 a yard
I used that inflatable boat for 6 years. (never punctured it) I caught (I'm guess 3-4,000 bass outta that boat).
got it confiscated twice once by FWC another time by a private land owner.
the point is if it floats I've caught fish out of it. canoes, kayak, gheenoes, jon botes, float tubes, those silly floaties kids wear in the pool (yeah I've used them), toy motorized botes, a 40k Hewes, the list goes on an on
Just watch how you pack them - once angry bob and I watched a guy who was way to big for his little boat PLUS two coolers, tackle boxes, many rods/reels and who knows what else - he stood up to set the hook on a fish and the whole boat of contents and him tipped into the lake - it was in a five foot range of water so he wasn't hurt and stood right up - but he was pretty and we had a good