Choosing an inflatable boat for your hunt is always driven by at least two factors: what kind of river you are floating, and what kind of loads you are carrying. There are other issues, but these are primary.
Any Alaska hunt requires specialized gear not normally used in hunts elsewhere. Float hunting focuses some of the requirements even further, with the need for specialized gear required for hunting in riparian zones.
River rafters use many unique terms that are commonly understood in rafting circles. Alaska Float hunters use those terms and others which must be defined. Let's list some of the terms used, and their definitions.