Results 1 to 10 of 14

Thread: Free rower for your oar rig

Hybrid View

Previous Post Previous Post   Next Post Next Post
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Knoxville, Tennessee
    Posts
    1,531

    Smile Free rower for your oar rig

    I just ordered a raft fishing frame, and while I'm quite familiar with whitewater, I have never paddled an oar rig (unless a row boat in a pond counts). I would happily offer a free day of rowing (don't even want to fish) in exchange for some oar advice, and some general fishing advice from a moving boat, and answer question about anchors, etc.

    Thanks
    James Locke

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    SE TN
    Posts
    134

    Default

    You can row me around. Will have to be your boat as my SDPuma is still buried in the garage behind my neighbor's belongings (They lost their house in tornado).

    Midweek is usually better for me.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Knoxville, Tennessee
    Posts
    1,531

    Smile My set up should be here by next week

    If we take my boat I might fish just a little

    I can get out on Wednesdays, so maybe the Wed after next?

    Hiawassee, or do you have a better option?

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    SE TN
    Posts
    134

    Default

    I am checking dates with the boss woman.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Norris, TN
    Posts
    2,108

    Default

    This is why I am not a big fan of rowing anything-not to sound condescending. I would rather be dual fishing and utilizing a nice electric motor to move me about with speed and ease....not that there is anything wrong with rowing. It is a great workout and it does take experience and skill to do it and fish.

    BTW; I finished up my first electric motor prototype today and I hope to test it this weekend for load and heat ranging... Think of the lower water versatility of a jetski motor but with 360 degree operation. Plus, remote operation ability or to have the boat relocate with you while wading via remote. Also; the autonomous ability to follow waypoints, hold position, and parallel bank and other structures.
    “Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will, & creative imagination.
    These give us the ultimate human freedom... The
    power
    to choose, to respond, to change.”



  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Knoxville, Tennessee
    Posts
    1,531

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by MadisonBoats View Post
    This is why I am not a big fan of rowing anything-not to sound condescending. I would rather be dual fishing and utilizing a nice electric motor to move me about with speed and ease....not that there is anything wrong with rowing. It is a great workout and it does take experience and skill to do it and fish.

    BTW; I finished up my first electric motor prototype today and I hope to test it this weekend for load and heat ranging... Think of the lower water versatility of a jetski motor but with 360 degree operation. Plus, remote operation ability or to have the boat relocate with you while wading via remote. Also; the autonomous ability to follow waypoints, hold position, and parallel bank and other structures.
    They make a motor mount for the frame also
    Although I don't think there is a remote control

Similar Threads

  1. Free Fly Tying Tools
    By Sandman in forum General Fly Tying
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 08-21-2013, 04:55 PM
  2. New Free Little River System Map
    By JoeFred in forum Smoky Mountain Fishing
    Replies: 31
    Last Post: 08-17-2009, 08:20 PM
  3. Free Campsite at Smokemont
    By BlueRaiderFan in forum Smoky Mountain Fishing
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 06-25-2009, 10:04 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •