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Old 08-17-2011, 09:52 AM
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I went to the fly fishing festival in Bristol, VA this past saturday. I had a great time and had a chance to look at a few boats. Clacka had a rep with a new boat to sell and he twisted my arm with show pricing and no shipping. I brought it home!!! I have wanted a drift boat for so long! I have not put it in the water yet. I have safety equipment on order, the insurance paper work completed and some rowing videos ready to go. I hate to admit it but I have never pulled the first oar on a drift boat. I know I have a lot to learn and I will be starting out on the Caney to cut my teeth and then I will work my way up to the clinch, SOHO, and Holston. I have seen Grandma's and small kids float the Caney in a canoe so I was thinking that I would be OK in a drift boat.

Any help or leads you guys/gals have on drift boat operation I would be very appreciative.

I AM SOOO EXCITED!!!!
Thanks,

DBK

If you want company and someone to run a shuttle let me know. I've rowed the Caney a few times now and would be glad to row you down the river in your new boat...
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