Speck fishing

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Speck fishing

Post by surfman » Mon Jan 03, 2011 1:23 pm

Hi guys, I haven't poosted on here in a long long time since I built my canoe but here are some fishing pics from a little trip last week end. Boat is working great.
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Re: Speck fishing

Post by surfman » Mon Jan 03, 2011 1:30 pm

Guess I shoulda posted this in the out and about forum?
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Re: Speck fishing

Post by Phishtech » Mon Jan 03, 2011 10:24 pm

Hey, Surfman, show us your boat. From what I can see you did a great job on it.

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Re: Speck fishing

Post by surfman » Tue Jan 04, 2011 8:46 am

It is a custom rig that Matt designed for me back in '04. It is a 14' canoe, basically, that has a fairly wide beam to allow me to stand up and fish easily although I also have one of the sit-backer seats that I mounted on a small bench that I can position in the boat anywhere I want. It is working out good and there are more things I want to do. These pics are old so I should take a new picture with it all rigged up.
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I added some rod racks.
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Re: Speck fishing

Post by jem » Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:45 am

The boat shown is basically a square-stern Trapper.
-Matt. Designer.

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Re: Speck fishing

Post by Phishtech » Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:57 pm

I have an idea for your rod holders: on the end where your reels will be, cut a slot to allow you to slip the rod in without having to feed the whole thing through it to get to the next hole. Or,
do you just slip the butt end of the rod through the hole and then move it forward to get the tip in the other hole? Just wondering.........

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Re: Speck fishing

Post by surfman » Tue Jan 04, 2011 1:02 pm

Yes, I just push the butt past the bracket and then slide the butt end into the hole. I slot would be a little easier but, not much.
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Re: Speck fishing

Post by rhutchinson » Tue Jan 04, 2011 6:52 pm

Nice boat and really nice mess of crappie! Thats about as good as it getts in fresh water for me.


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Re: Speck fishing

Post by surfman » Mon Jan 10, 2011 6:10 pm

Here are some recent photos, it is a 2006 Stalker, not 2004.
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The seats are removable of course and the back seat is on a sled so I can put it where ever I want, including sliding it all the way back out of the way if I am standing to fish, which I often do.
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Re: Speck fishing

Post by Oldsparkey » Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:00 pm

Good looking fishing machine and your pictures prove it works , someday when and if I am in the Steinhatchee area paddling I may bump into you. :D

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