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June 24th, 2006, 02:02 AM
what's your favorite boat? TUFFY works for me..

June 24th, 2006, 08:31 AM
I would say, around here, a 24' Proline open fisherman with twin 150 4 strokes would be perfect! Oh, and an aluminum or stainless T-Top lined with rocket launchers!

Pierre Tessier
June 24th, 2006, 11:31 PM
Princecraft 18'6 with a 135 or 150 optimax. Awesome rig perfect for every game fish aroung here!

mark j
June 24th, 2006, 11:56 PM
Jetcraft 1825 SK
115hp Mercury 4 stroke main motor
9.9hp Mercury kicker motor
Scotty pro-pack electric downriggers

A typical end of winter fishing trip. Access requires 4wd with chains on all 4 tires, a shovel and a lot of luck! Excellent lake trout and brown trout fishing this time of year... and we usually have the entire lake to ourselves.


Here sa pic of a lake trout that smacked an 8" lure and he had this 10" kokanee salmon stuck in his throat.


My 11 yr old son with a 5lb lake trout...


June 25th, 2006, 02:34 PM
This was my favorite boat.


June 25th, 2006, 06:03 PM
my favorite boat is a Triton. But I own a Bass Tracker 185 with a 50 hp Mercury. Motorguide trolling motor. This is definitely a fishing boat, nothing more or nothing less. We love it. It gets the job done.

June 25th, 2006, 06:53 PM
markj I cant imagine why you would have the lake to yourself....AWESOME

June 25th, 2006, 07:07 PM
NW jet chev vortec v8 15 hp merc kicker minkota bow mount good all around sled

June 25th, 2006, 07:40 PM
give me a

gambler with a 250 on it in calm water.

a stratos 201proxl with a 225 on it for rough water

June 25th, 2006, 07:48 PM
An Express 18 ft Aluminum with a 50 or 60 horse tiller motor on the back. Plenty of room to fish out of, as well as duck hunt out of. The perfect boat for around here...

June 26th, 2006, 02:03 PM
I have always owned a Ranger. They may not be the fastest on the water but the fishability of these boats is second to none....would love to get a hold of a new Z20 some time :wink:

hoyt bowhunting
June 26th, 2006, 02:28 PM
I would have to say a Lowe 1760 john boat. Or a seaark john boat.
Im a die hard bowfisherman and these are the boats that have worked good for me.

Mr. Two_Hooks
June 26th, 2006, 02:30 PM
33 sportfish cruiser by fountain

June 26th, 2006, 04:43 PM
12'jon 2 ors and a river too float it on. Keepin it simple.:tongue:

June 27th, 2006, 09:38 PM
I like them because of how little water they draw. got a few flats and shoals aroud here. Though i really like my buddy's 23' sea ox.

blue thunder
June 27th, 2006, 10:40 PM
17 foot Lund Pro V with a 135 or 150 Yamaha Four Stroke.

June 28th, 2006, 10:12 PM
Any boat that I'm in fishing.:wink:

I have too many right now. Five

2 - 12 footers

1 - 14' alum.

1 - 20' Sylvan pontoon

1 - 18' wide/deep Starcraft. (my favorite fishing rig I own)

Oh, forgot one. A old 17' Chrysler Fin-n-Fun glass bass boat that I need to sell.

I guess I got six laying around.:confused:

June 28th, 2006, 11:40 PM
This is my favorite boat...for now....

July 7th, 2006, 12:13 AM
Yar Craft

Deer Dave
July 7th, 2006, 02:34 AM
Had 2 Starcraft's....great quality thru-out!


July 7th, 2006, 03:03 PM
i love my Javelin, but i would take a bullet21XD with a 250 anyday.....i like fast......

July 7th, 2006, 03:08 PM
but my lil puddle hopper serves me great. I can always get to the lil "holes"...


July 8th, 2006, 12:26 AM
i love my buddies skeeter zx??? its got a 225hp vmax and a minn kota 74 lb thrust trolli on it. nicest boat ive ever fished on.

July 9th, 2006, 06:01 PM
In case you have not guessed:wink: mine favorite is a Stratos. Some boats run fast some handle rough water great but a Stratos does both.

July 9th, 2006, 10:06 PM
i dont hear good things about the new Stratos Extreme.......it rides to the side when coming off plane and has a horrible hole shot......what year is your stratos?

July 9th, 2006, 10:24 PM

July 14th, 2006, 10:19 PM
A camo 12 ft jon boat with a 25hp Tohatsu, This baby will fly.

July 14th, 2006, 10:23 PM

August 12th, 2006, 12:00 AM
i love my buddies skeeter zx??? its got a 225hp vmax and a minn kota 74 lb thrust trolli on it. nicest boat ive ever fished on.
Finally a fellow skeeter lover. I love the new Skeeter I-Class. To bad i'm not Kevin or Mike.

August 13th, 2006, 09:22 PM
this is mine without the wheel.
and i have a 25/30 jet on it . I bought it just for fishing the shallow river i only need 3 inches of water at 1/2 plain. I love this boat!!