Sun Tracker Fishin Barge 20 DLX (2014-)
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Sun Tracker Fishin Barge 20 DLX (2014-)
Sun Tracker Fishin Barge 20 DLX (2014-)
The Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX comes standard with a 40-hp 4-stroke that will provide slow, calm trips across the lake, and then the amenities take over for relaxing on the hook. With standard features, the 20 DLX makes an easy crossover from lounging to fishing. “Catching” will be a secondary concern. She’s even wheelchair accessible.

Key Features

  • AM/FM Bluetooth-capable stereo with 2 speakers
  • Marine-grade, UV-resistant upholstery with 26-oz. base vinyl
  • 24'' high-buoyancy, multichambered pontoon logs
  • Bow and aft fishing positions with 3 fold-down fishing chairs
  • Fore and aft vertical rod holders
  • Molded fiberglass console with removable windscreen
  • Aft molded compartment with livewell with shutoff valve, drink holder and rod holder
  • Aft non-skid surface boarding platform and 3-step folding boarding ladder
  • Color-keyed 7' Bimini top with LED courtesy light and changing curtain
  • Optional fishing packag

Specifications

Sun Tracker Fishin Barge 20 DLX (2014-) Specifications
Length Overall 21' 11''
6.68 m
Dry Weight 1,700 lbs.
771 kg
Beam 8' 6''
2.59 m
Tested Weight N/A
Draft N/A Fuel Cap 32 gal.
121 L
Deadrise/Transom N/A Water Cap N/A
Max Headroom open Bridge Clearance N/A
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

Engine Options

Sun Tracker Fishin Barge 20 DLX (2014-) Engine options
Std. Power 1 x 40-hp Mercury ELPT 4-stroke BigFoot
Tested Power Currently no test numbers
Opt. Power 1 x 20-hp Mercury EL 4-stroke
1 x 25-hp Mercury ELPT 4-stroke
1 x 50-hp Mercury ELPT 4-stroke BigFoot
1 x 60-hp Mercury ELPT 4-stroke EFI BigFoot
1 x 75-hp Mercury ELPT OptiMax

Sun Tracker Fishin Barge 20 DLX (2014-) Captain's Report

By Capt. Steve--

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX

The seating doesn’t quite accommodate the full 10-person capacity, but the roominess is there.

Mission Statement

With a standard 40-hp engine, the mission of the Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX is all about relaxing on the water. Think calm rides across Golden Pond, except without Jane Fonda. Since most of us find a day in the shade with a fishing pole to be as relaxing as lunch on the water, the fishing features are icing on the cake.

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX

Even the teenager will find the Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX easy to relax on.

Major Features

• 24" (60.96 cm) high-buoyancy, multi-chambered pontoon logs

• Bow and aft fishing positions with 3 fold-down fishing chairs

• Fore and aft rod holders

• Molded fiberglass console with removable windscreen

• AM/FM/CD with MP3 jack and 2 speakers (accepts optional Sirius Satellite Radio package)

• Aft molded compartment with livewell with shutoff valve, drink holder, rod holder, composite lid with ruler and battery storage

• Aft boarding platform with non-skid surface and oversized boarding ladder with large handrails

• Color-keyed 7' (2.13 m) polyester Bimini top with LED courtesy light and changing curtain

• Marine-grade carpet throughout and dual-latching gates that open inward

• Optional Fish Package: Lowrance fishfinder, MotorGuide trolling motor with remote and trolling motor harness

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX

The side gate is wide enough to be wheelchair accessible. Notice the spray fins at the front of the tubes for a drier ride. This one also has the optional trolling motor at the bow.

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX

The single axle trailer is offered as an option. It includes a ladder to board from the bow.

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX

Additional storage is created under the seat cushions with netting.

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX

A lockable storage compartment is discreetly hidden under the seat cushion.

Features Walkthrough

Time to Relax

The more sedate times on the Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX start with the standard 7' (2.13 m) Bimini top. This will surely make the difference between enjoying a day on the water and enduring one. Once on the hook, fire up the optional rail mounted gas grill and get ready for snack at the standard pedestal table. Play some “Moon River” on the standard stereo with MP3 connectivity.

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX

Moveable drink holders attach to the cushions and allow for resting a drink from multiple positions around the boat.

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX

Courtesy lighting keeps the fun going after the sun goes down.

Time to Fish

Two livewells, one under the starboard couch, and another at the aft deck, will keep bait fresh. There are 3 fishing chairs constructed from composite materials. They feature pinchless hinges and secure to the base with screw-in pedestals. Rail mounted rod, drink and tool holders are a convenient standard item and they’re additional vertical rod holders fore and aft. For those wanting to get a little more serious about fishing, an optional package includes a Lowrance X-4 fishfinder and a 55-lb. thrust trolling motor.

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX

Shown is one of the three fishing chairs that is located at the bow. Notice the pinchless hinges and screw in pedestals.

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX

Fore and aft vertical rod holders add convenience and functionality to the fishing mission.

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX

One of the two livewells is located in the forward couch.

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX

The second livewell is in the molded aft compartment. Notice the rod holder and drink holder. A fish ruler is molded into the top of the lid.

Time to get wet

Some may not be into relaxing as much, and in that case the Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX can turn up the heat on watersports. Go ahead and opt up to a 75-hp OptiMax outboard for more speed and then get ready to drop the boards or tubes into the water. An optional ski tower will raise the tow-point up. Maybe even swap out the 22-oz marine grade carpet with a vinyl floor and snap-in carpet for easier cleanups.

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX

The reboarding ladder is oversized for easier boarding but with the hinge point being so low it’s hard to retract from onboard the boat.

Helm

The 20 DLX is operated from a helm that has a padded storage shelf for smaller “stuff”. The standard sport wheel has burlwood accents that match the accents on the dash. The windscreen is removable, but we’d consider it more of being replaceable.

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX

The stylish helm adds to the classy look of the 20 DLX. A carry on cooler has dedicated storage.

Observations

While the Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 20 DLX can be put into action, we like to think of this boat catering to the opposite end of the spectrum. The quiet times spent at slower speeds and enjoying the time spent on the water. With a starting price of $16,595, it’s almost enjoyable to pay for too!



Standard and Optional Equipment

Sun Tracker Fishin Barge 20 DLX (2014-) Standard and Optional Equipment
Marine Electronics
Fishfinder Optional
Systems
CD Stereo Standard
Trailer Optional
Exterior Features
Carpet: Cockpit Standard
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Tower: Watersports Optional
Canvas
Bimini Top Standard

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Sun Tracker Fishin Barge 20 DLX (2014-) Warranty

Sun Tracker Fishin Barge 20 DLX (2014-) Warranty Information
Warranties change from time to time. While BoatTEST.com has tried to ensure the most up-to-date warranty offered by each builder, it does not guarantee the accuracies of the information presented below. Please check with the boat builder or your local dealer before you buy any boat.

Full Warranty Information on this brand coming soon!

Sun Tracker Fishin Barge 20 DLX (2014-) Price

Sun Tracker Fishin Barge 20 DLX (2014-) Price
Pricing Range $16,595.00
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.


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