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Carolina Boy
06-07-2009, 12:18 AM
Just bought my first boat that I can turn a key and stand up in! Still love the yak but this is a bit better, can't wait to chase tails and tarpon in Fla next summer!

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MadisonBoats
06-07-2009, 09:24 AM
Sweet, love it! Does it have any kind of protection from scuffing rocks or anything? Just curious how it holds up to anything like that. Nice boat man!

Carolina Boy
06-07-2009, 03:38 PM
Thanks man no keel guards yet may put some on, kinda unsure about hittin rivers in her, lakes for sure though, and of course saltwater, I got a kayak and float rivers in that, I have a friend that floats the french broad a bunch in Nc so i may go there in it? Really expensive boat to bang it up on rocks ya know! Thanks

seagull
06-07-2009, 04:19 PM
Congrats It is awsome to have your own saltwater boat (got mine two years ago); it opens up all kinds of cheaper possibilities in the brine. How are things in my hometown of Waynesville? That stone house in the background looks familiar, is that up near Grandview Circle? I can't remember, I moved to Knoxvegas 30 years ago.

Plunker
06-07-2009, 08:00 PM
I wish you all the best with the new baby! Congratulations!

I Wonder how far up Greenbriar you can run that thing?:biggrin:

Carolina Boy
06-07-2009, 11:04 PM
Thanks Boys! Seagul I actually live in that stone apartment over my garage, it is in between Canton and Clyde, I lived in Waynesville for several years now here, I work in Waynesville at the old hospital where you were probably born! i figured I wanna chase saltwater fish, i can wade almost all of the water in our area, and I got a kayak as well, this thing will tackle lakes no worries why not!

flyman
06-08-2009, 01:53 AM
What kind of push pole are you going to get? Yes there are alot of hard sand bottom areas in our coastal areas but there are also some places you can't wade. Plus keep in mind, when you get out of the boat in salt water, you become part of the food chain.:biggrin:

Carolina Boy
06-08-2009, 11:48 AM
Haha! Yea I grew up surfing, and have surfed in places as far away as Costa Rica & Portugal, so I know all about being "a part" of the food chain! Have been way to close to quite a few of our toothy friends from the salty depths, happy to say I have only been bumed. I will say I like my chances better with a boat, than a surf board!

bigpopper
06-16-2009, 10:12 PM
Awsome boat CB! looks like youre gonna have lots of great times! congrats on your first boat!

Carolina Boy
06-17-2009, 09:14 AM
Thanks BP I love her, had her out on Norris last weekend, no fishing just cruising, I head out for the bahamas Sat to fish for a week but when I get back I'm gonna chase some fish on the lakes