I'm a dealer for both, but I have power poles on my boat and the last 6 boats. The talons are just too big and bulky for me. They range a lot in price, but the cheapest one they have is the 8' sportsman 11 and in my opinion is just as good as the more expensive ones. They are black anodized where the pro series is powder coated and the blades are not as wide with lightning holes down both sides and a lot more money.
give me a price on both--sportsman II and talon 8 ft going on 2010 triton tr18 no jack plate -- brackets ? do you think this boat needs jackplate ? or if i decide to add one later will the bracket adapt ?