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#10790181 - 04/23/15 09:45 AM cool article
J.P. Greeson Offline
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Registered: 10/23/00
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“The solution to any problem - work, love, money, whatever - is to go fishing, and the worse the problem, the longer the trip should be.” –John Gierach

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#10790198 - 04/23/15 09:49 AM Re: cool article [Re: J.P. Greeson]
GoArmy Offline
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Registered: 09/11/02
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Very cool
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#10790210 - 04/23/15 09:54 AM Re: cool article [Re: J.P. Greeson]
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Registered: 12/11/04
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Loc: Weatherford
Great story!
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#10790267 - 04/23/15 10:08 AM Re: cool article [Re: J.P. Greeson]
Karl Dietz Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/07/13
Posts: 963
Loc: Weatherford & Lake Fork, Texas
I still remember the early Skeeter boats in the mid 60's on Sam Rayburn. Long, low skinny hulls with 2 plastic bucket seats, front stick steering and a large igloo chest in between!
Karl Dietz
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#10790702 - 04/23/15 12:01 PM Re: cool article [Re: J.P. Greeson]
elm creek Offline
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Registered: 06/29/07
Posts: 505
Loc: Lake Ivie , Tx
Cool story, I have one of the old original Skeeters that needs restoring I just don`t have time to do it.

#10790856 - 04/23/15 12:42 PM Re: cool article [Re: J.P. Greeson]
Jim Deeds Offline

Registered: 04/10/13
Posts: 232
Loc: Lake Cherokee, Texas
I saw my first one on Cross Lake in Shreveport back in the late 50s. It had a 20HP Johnson on it and man would it fly.

Most people then were running 5-7 HP engines on rental boats. I remember my dad saying "no fishing boat needs to go that fast."


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