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Re: Boats for water fowl hunting (and fishing)
« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2007, 08:10:17 AM »
I have the 21' venture by duck water and absolutely LOVE it.  Talk about sturdy.  I would definately reccommend these boats.  If anyone is looking at buying a Duckwater and wants to take a test run in one let me know and I would be happy to take you out for a run.

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Re: Boats for water fowl hunting (and fishing)
« Reply #16 on: December 14, 2007, 11:05:30 AM »
I have the 21' venture by duck water and absolutely LOVE it.  Talk about sturdy.  I would definately reccommend these boats. 

i second that.
"Right now, I am thinking that If my grandmother was here, she would be lecturing me about how there are poor people in Africa, that would just love to have a Ruger, I would just say "Great, granny, lets just ship all the Rugers to Africa!"


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Re: Blinds for boats are merged into one topic
« Reply #17 on: December 18, 2007, 11:51:48 AM »
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Re: Blinds for boats are merged into one topic
« Reply #18 on: December 18, 2007, 12:01:12 PM »
What Boat?  :o
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Re: Blinds for boats are merged into one topic
« Reply #19 on: December 18, 2007, 12:54:37 PM »
nice set up. where'd it go  ;)
"Right now, I am thinking that If my grandmother was here, she would be lecturing me about how there are poor people in Africa, that would just love to have a Ruger, I would just say "Great, granny, lets just ship all the Rugers to Africa!"


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Re: Boats for water fowl hunting (and fishing)
« Reply #20 on: January 01, 2008, 02:38:28 PM »
What did that 21 foot Venture cost you?
275 down 2

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Re: Boats for water fowl hunting (and fishing)
« Reply #21 on: January 05, 2008, 05:37:10 PM »
$32k with motor trailer blind... ready to go.

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Re: Boats for water fowl hunting (and fishing)
« Reply #22 on: January 05, 2008, 09:45:42 PM »
$32k with motor trailer blind... ready to go.

Here is a picture of it out today, It is one of those boats that we all said to each other this would be a nice boat to have.
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Re: Boats for water fowl hunting (and fishing)
« Reply #23 on: January 05, 2008, 10:02:57 PM »
$32k with motor trailer blind... ready to go.
Is this mostly for just hunting out of? or can it be set up for fishing also. How is it in ruff water. What does it come with. do you have a website with info?

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Re: Boats for water fowl hunting (and fishing)
« Reply #24 on: January 05, 2008, 10:17:45 PM »
never mind  found the website. :DOH: I see your pictures on there to. Looking good :chuckle:

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Re: Boats for water fowl hunting (and fishing)
« Reply #25 on: January 05, 2008, 10:19:58 PM »
I  hate to tell you
$32k with motor trailer blind... ready to go.
Is this mostly for just hunting out of? or can it be set up for fishing also. How is it in ruff water. What does it come with. do you have a website with info?
I hate to tell you this but it's posted above in the very beginning ;), but here it is again.
http://www.duckwaterboats.com/

These boats were built to hunt on the Great Lakes, so they are built like tanks. I wanted the 17 footer but it was too much money for me. Maybe some day I can get one but for now the Lowe Roughneck will have to do. Read about these boats on their web site any you'll see that quality comes before quantity. BTW, the next boat on my list as being a good waterfowler would be the Bankes Boats out of Canada.

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Re: Boats for water fowl hunting (and fishing)
« Reply #26 on: January 05, 2008, 11:07:47 PM »
Yah thanks scott :chuckle: . i found it after reading the whole post again. Those are bad a$$ boats. I think i want the Bomer 19' boat or the Apache. Way nice i give two thumbs up. little out of my league but maybe someday......

Still would like to know what fishing in these is like. With other people that is. Could you guide fishing in this very well? and what is the average cruising speed and top speed with the recommended motor?

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Re: Boats for water fowl hunting (and fishing)
« Reply #27 on: January 06, 2008, 08:54:27 AM »
Thanks sisu. will do ! ! !

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Re: Boats for water fowl hunting (and fishing)
« Reply #28 on: January 06, 2008, 10:00:32 AM »
ben getty said he is getting ready to clean the boat out for sturgeon fishing.
"Right now, I am thinking that If my grandmother was here, she would be lecturing me about how there are poor people in Africa, that would just love to have a Ruger, I would just say "Great, granny, lets just ship all the Rugers to Africa!"


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Re: Boats for water fowl hunting (and fishing)
« Reply #29 on: January 07, 2008, 01:47:00 PM »
I do fish for sturgeon out of it a lot and it is wonderful due to being able to walk all the way around the boat there is nothing to get your line tangled in.  I run it up the snohomish system and stilly system quite a bit and it is great.  It handles rough water like a gem but would not suggest anything over 4ft wind waves... i tried 4+ with addicted and you can ask him... its wet.  however there was not once i was worried.  the boat will handle it the question is whether you can handle it.  it was 30 degrees and snowing that day to top it off.  the top speed of mine 21 almost 22 ft with a 140 suzuki is about 55-60 i usually cruise at about 35 give or take.  With a full boat of 6 people I go about 50 top cruise about 30.  If anyone wants a run in it after duck season let me know I would definately take people out that are seriously interested in getting a duckwater.

 

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