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A friend had motor trouble and Skip pushed him home
A friend had motor trouble and Skip pushed him home
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Some friends looking to get off the river and check out some pike sloughs
Some friends looking to get off the river and check out some pike sloughs
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Stopping for a minute to stretch the legs and have a snack.
Stopping for a minute to stretch the legs and have a snack.
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Waiting while the ladies went to grab truck and trailers
Waiting while the ladies went to grab truck and trailers
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Cruising up the river with Skip
Cruising up the river with Skip
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In the first picture the 2nd boat is that a Power Pole mounted towards the front of the boat or some sort of lifting winch ?

Those pictures are awesome !!!!!!!! Thanks :cheers:
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[quote="MacGyver"]In the first picture the 2nd boat is that a Power Pole mounted towards the front of the boat or some sort of lifting winch ?

Yes it is a lift, 200# moose quarters and bucket of gold nuggets are hard on the back. :D LOL

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Its a davit with a winch on it, (folded down at the moment), used to pick moose/bear and drop 'em in the boat.
See Skip Olsen's photos for pics of it in use.
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Wow. Nice pics.


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It Was A Great Weekend Down There With Are Freinds, Got To See New Country. Hopfully Bud Gets His Motor Squared Away So He Can Enjoy His New Boat.

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So why are all the hulls in Alaska aluminum? I am researching for a future build and everyone tells me that FG is the way to go b/c you can repair it and once aluminum gets dented it can't easily be repaired. This never made sense to me since all the boats I see around rocks are aluminum. Can someone please clarify? :dontknow:

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Fiber Glass Wont Make It Up Here, There Has Been Guy Try it But There Boat Have Been Sunk In The Rivers And The Rivers Up Here Are Silty And If It Sinks In One Of Them Good Chance You Will Never See It Again, Aluminum One Might Dent But It Will get You To Shore Our Out To Where It Can Be Welded Our Repaired Fiber Glass Is Not Recommended Up Here.

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10.4 thanks. I understand

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PeaRiver;
It's the same were I live in Canada . There are some glass hull bass boats up here but the boats that see the rugged and hard service are Aluminum hull . They can get beaten and ugly and still stay in service .
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So it's a matter of survival....not the best ride but a matter of whether you get home or not...right?

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Cool pictures. :thumbleft:

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The One I Run Is 18x8 3/16 Sides 3/16 Bottom Doubled Transom Eleven Tee Bar Front To Rear 3/8 UHMW Bottom And 3/8 On Side The Haul Alone With Nothing In It Weighs 1400 Pounds

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Actually, it is a smooth ride!
Unless your jumping 5' tall beaver dams, then she takes a little pounding. LOL!
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