Inflatable boats today are now very durable so you don’t really need to worry about puncturing it. Most can even withstand nails and dog bites. The great thing about inflatable boats is that it is much more affordable than purchasing a sport fishing cabin cruiser.
You can also try a row boat if you normally fish in the river.
As you advance and you are looking for a more challenging fishing grounds, such as the deep blue sea, then you have to upgrade your boat as well by purchasing a bigger and much more sea worthy boat.
If you don’t want to shell out a lot of cash on a brand new boat, you can always go for used boats that are put up for sale. You can be sure that you will be able to find a bargain at these sales. However, before you purchase a used fishing boat that has been put up for sale, make sure that you know what to look for. If you don’t, bring a friend who knows about boats as they will be able to determine damages and maintenance issues.