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Old 02-14-2012, 09:53 AM
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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.

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Old 02-15-2012, 11:45 AM
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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.
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Old 02-16-2012, 09:10 AM
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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?
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Old 02-17-2012, 10:35 AM
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Old 02-17-2012, 01:59 PM
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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.
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Old 02-18-2012, 03:52 AM
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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
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