Boats 'n' floats.......

Discussion in 'Bush / Float flying' started by CAB, Dec 9, 2005.

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  1. Dec 9, 2005 #1

    CAB

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    On another thread, folks mentioned canoes attatched to floatplanes. Here's my chioce:

    http://www.porta-bote.com/

    Scroll down a bit; I'm not the first to think of this!:D

    CAB Bearhawk#862
     
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    Yeah, I've seen those before. Of course, a canoe purist up in the north country would probably tell you he wouldn't be caught dead in a boat.
     
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    Yah, true dat...

    I tell them that I use 9' 9 wts. for striped bass and they cringe!

    They have never caught a 30" fish on a fly rod in their LIVES!!!

    SISSIES!!!

    :gig: CJ
     
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    CAB

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    30 inch stripers on a 9#? :eek: Sounds like Livin! :D Out here, it's 18 inch Browns on a 9'5#.:ban:

    I just like the way the boat looks on the Helio's pontoons<DROOL>!

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  5. Dec 10, 2005 #5

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    Oh YAH it is!

    :ban: CJ
     
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    A friend of mine was the dealer for Porta-Botes a few years ago. He claimed that they were almost indestructible!
     
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    I bought a Porta-Boat when they first came out from Sandy K Enterprises CA, it must have been over 20 years ago. The boat is always strapped to my float ready for any lake. I have never had any leaks or other problems, the seams (staplers) are still in good shape.
    Mine is a 12ft with no stern, she's pionted in both ends, the new ones have a square stern , much faster and better when using an outboard engine
    The new boats have an excessive amount of floatation foam wich makes the boat very bulky. Remove the foam, especially from the seats and you'll have the perfect watercraft for the bush.
     
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    Yeah and titanic was unsinkable to !!
     
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    If you want ot make an unsinkable boat, you have to name if the "Molly Brown".
     

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