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MadridRanger1994 07-28-2014 12:15 PM

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Hey all, I was wondering if anyone had a Nucanoe or a small fishing boat. Been interested in one of the two, I'm new to the sport so I'm trying to educate myself with the basics.
Maybe something like this, another fellow member here had this setup,

Keeping in mind, I'm 2wd, and wouldn't want to end up like this guy,

Bigcat1911 07-28-2014 12:34 PM

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personally id get one of these their sturdy as hell. fished out of one for a few years and you can tow them with a car. great little boat http://alumacraft.com/boats/mod-v/15...pe=2&layout=18

MadridRanger1994 07-28-2014 12:42 PM

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Originally Posted by Bigcat1911 (Post 2209475)
personally id get one of these their sturdy as hell. fished out of one for a few years and you can tow them with a car. great little boat http://alumacraft.com/boats/mod-v/15...pe=2&layout=18

How much would that run me? With a trailer and all?

Bigcat1911 07-29-2014 04:57 AM

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i would say you could get a used one for under 2 grand. entire package

MadridRanger1994 07-29-2014 09:11 AM

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i would say you could get a used one for under 2 grand. entire package

yep, found a few boats that look in alright shape and owners claim to have running engines, engines are expensive though, only 80% of the boats value lol

Bigcat1911 07-29-2014 10:18 AM

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Originally Posted by MadridRanger1994 (Post 2210412)
yep, found a few boats that look in alright shape and owners claim to have running engines, engines are expensive though, only 80% of the boats value lol

yah but you dont really need anything bigger than 8hp or so. those boats are light and cut through the water nicely

MadridRanger1994 07-29-2014 01:40 PM

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Originally Posted by Bigcat1911 (Post 2210457)
yah but you dont really need anything bigger than 8hp or so. those boats are light and cut through the water nicely

Sounds great man! Do you think I'd run into problems in the ramps with my 2wd? lol

camodown 07-29-2014 05:23 PM

Just depends on the ramp. How steep, how wet it is from the amount of traffic ect.

casey.mikl 07-31-2014 06:34 PM

An aluminum boat say 14-15 ft no you will have no issues. I have a 2.3 and pull my 14ft with a 25hp Johnson on it. Aluminum boats weigh practically nothing. And for what it cost. Your better off with a aluminum john boat. I have mine and my grandpa has an ancient Indian canoe. He built outriggers for his with big PVC pontoons. It won't tip over even if you tried.

mattsfx4 07-31-2014 07:27 PM

You will be fine even in the steepest ramps, ours is a good 35 degree rise and I pull our 19 foot aluminum centre console out in 2wd even when it's wet

MadridRanger1994 08-01-2014 11:59 AM

Thanks for the info guys!
Right now I'm talking to a guy about this kayak, I'll just check it out https://houston.craigslist.org/boa/4598141531.html

JJSLAIL22 08-01-2014 03:19 PM

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Are you automatic or manual? That will make a difference but should be okay either way. I've got a 12ft Jon boat with a mud motor here in FL.

MadridRanger1994 08-01-2014 07:35 PM

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Are you automatic or manual? That will make a difference but should be okay either way. I've got a 12ft Jon boat with a mud motor here in FL.

I'm auto

American Henchman 08-07-2014 11:08 AM

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I have a 16' extra wide, extra deep, still looking for a boat motor for it. but it should be fine to pull with my splash. my brother tows the same size boat with his ranger as well.

MadridRanger1994 08-09-2014 12:22 PM

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Originally Posted by American Henchman (Post 2218980)
I have a 16' extra wide, extra deep, still looking for a boat motor for it. but it should be fine to pull with my splash. my brother tows the same size boat with his ranger as well.

That's exactly what I'm looking for man! How much was that? And something light is what I want to avoid slipping on the slimy ramps


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