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  1. Transom Saver available?

    I recentley purchased a 2013 Sunchaser Oasis 818 that has a 2018 Mercury 20hp engine. The trailer is a 2018 Shorelandr pontoon trailer. The person I...

    Started by Thechap1, 08-09-2021 04:58 PM
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    08-14-2021 06:38 PM Go to last post
  2. Braid to leader knot

    I like the Blood knot with lighter leader because the tag ends stick straight out from the middle and do not catch on the guides when casting or...

    Started by Rick Carpenter, 07-24-2021 03:08 PM
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  3. New again to baitcasting

    I bought a Kastking baitcaster initially to use for a trolling set up. But I like it so much that it's going to get regular use. I have a 30# mono...

    Started by Rick Carpenter, 06-06-2021 10:11 PM
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    06-07-2021 05:42 AM Go to last post
  4. Mounting a down-rigger

    Fishing on our lake requires a down-rigger. On my current boat, a Boston Whaler, I have the down-rigger bolted to the gunnel but I'm concerned about...

    Started by carguy, 03-08-2016 07:02 AM
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    01-08-2021 04:57 PM Go to last post
  5. Best Fishing Stories

    Hello Everybody! I'm one of the writers for Pontoon and Deck Boat magazine and I'm working on a feature about fun fishing stories (Fishtales). So...

    Started by Magda7, 03-19-2019 11:00 AM
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    03-19-2019 11:00 AM Go to last post
  6. Trolling motors

    How much trolling motor thrust is advised for a 20 foot pontoon? The Minkota site says 50 pounds would be adequate. Anyone have experience?

    Started by OKtoon, 06-27-2015 11:55 PM
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    08-04-2018 08:56 PM Go to last post
  7. Fishing table design

    I want to build a fishing table to hold the items needed while fishing like lures, bait, tools such as pliers hook extractor etc, drink holder, etc....

    Started by carguy, 04-30-2018 04:14 PM
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    05-08-2018 02:06 PM Go to last post
  8. Livewell

    I've been fishing and boating since before most of you were pooping yellow. I never thought I would own a pontoon; well we all grow-up! I am now...

    Started by bangddock, 10-03-2015 04:02 PM
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    02-26-2018 09:53 AM Go to last post
  9. Downrigger mounting question

    I am new to pontoon ownership (still deciding what to buy) and I'm concerned about where is the best place to mount a down-rigger for deep water...

    Started by carguy, 03-18-2016 04:43 AM
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    08-17-2017 06:11 PM Go to last post
  10. Moving a transom mounted trolling motior to bow mount

    I would like to move my transom mounted Minn Kota trolling motor from the transom on my Boston Whaler to the bow on my pontoon boat. Does anyone...

    Started by carguy, 05-06-2016 02:25 PM
    trolling motor
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    05-07-2016 10:50 AM Go to last post
  11. looking for expert advise

    I have a brand new shiny toon, I would love to have pole holders and down riggers on my boat but I dont want them to get in the way of the cover or...

    Started by mave234, 07-07-2014 10:32 PM
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    07-08-2014 03:07 PM Go to last post
  12. 5/3/14 Family outing

    Took the wife and my two boys out for a short trip on the Appomattox Saturday. It was windy to start and the river was a lttle high and muddy from...

    Started by Nightfisher, 05-04-2014 09:40 PM
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    05-13-2014 02:16 AM Go to last post
  13. Not back on the water yet but...

    ...I do have a couple of fish pics from my last trip out to test repairs and and try to salvage my motor. No go on the motor. The starter repair did...

    Started by Nightfisher, 12-14-2013 10:39 AM
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    12-25-2013 08:25 AM Go to last post
  14. lol Re doing a fishing toon.

    They went from 25hp to a 90, But boy did they up grade the deck. now the grand kids are king.!!!( it's there toon ) Thanks to granddaddy.

    Started by funtooner, 04-29-2013 06:48 AM
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  15. 4/1/13 Finally got out!

    Actually my second fishing trip since last week. We only caught a few small ones, but the toon ran GREAT and I got to get to know my new depth finder...

    Started by Nightfisher, 04-03-2013 09:53 PM
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    04-06-2013 03:52 PM Go to last post
  16. Trolling motor mount

    I was looking for ideas on temp mounting a motor similar to my old fish&ski. Not a lot of good options but it is a pontoon. The goal was to minimize...

    Started by ubugray, 08-15-2012 08:32 PM
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    03-16-2013 12:27 AM Go to last post
  17. Cool fishing toon...

    Just thought you might like to see this..

    Started by funtooner, 10-02-2012 07:41 AM
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    10-09-2012 12:47 PM Go to last post
  18. Cool Catfishing On The James

    Just posting the pics I had on the old form to the new one... http://img191.imageshack.us/img191/5821/dscn1987u.jpg...

    Started by Nightfisher, 04-24-2012 09:08 PM
    catfish, fish, fishing, james, kids
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    09-14-2012 02:54 PM Go to last post
  19. Great Night!

    Only fished 4 hours tonight, but MAN what a worthwhile trip! Couldn't find anyone that wanted to fish with me so I went solo. 30 minutes into fishing...

    Started by Nightfisher, 06-26-2012 10:51 PM
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    08-25-2012 03:35 PM Go to last post
  20. Loss

    Don't know any details other than what was in the paper, but apparently a fisherman drowned at our lake yesterday morning. He was out fishing alone...

    Started by stickman, 05-26-2012 09:23 AM
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    08-01-2012 11:19 AM Go to last post

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