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#10987479 - 07/19/15 07:30 PM Float Tube suggestions?
Smurfs Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/31/14
Posts: 1422
Loc: Fort Worth
Looking at getting my first float tube. I would like a good quality, comfortable one. Any suggestions?
Thanks
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Micah 6:8 He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you?
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#10987622 - 07/19/15 08:25 PM Re: Float Tube suggestions? [Re: Smurfs]
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TFF Guru

Registered: 05/04/02
Posts: 13136
Loc: Hurst, TX
A few questions and answers will help nnarrow down the choices...

1) how much are you willing to spend?

2) how much use do you see it getting?

3) how much do you weigh?

4) do you mind your butt getting wet or do you want to sit higher in the water?

5) will you be able to drive and launch at waters edge or do you plan on hiking in for access? (Not so common in N. texas

6))how long do you see yourself sitting the the tube? 1-3 hour trips or longer?

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#10987730 - 07/19/15 09:18 PM Re: Float Tube suggestions? [Re: Smurfs]
Smurfs Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/31/14
Posts: 1422
Loc: Fort Worth
1. $200-
2. don't know
3. 170
4. will be wearing full waders, cold water wear I go!
5. waters edge yes, or really close
6. 2 to 3 hrs.
Thanks!
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Micah 6:8 He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you?
To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God




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#10987773 - 07/19/15 09:36 PM Re: Float Tube suggestions? [Re: Smurfs]
porta Offline
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Registered: 09/25/09
Posts: 340

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#10987875 - 07/19/15 10:22 PM Re: Float Tube suggestions? [Re: Smurfs]
K.D. Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 05/04/02
Posts: 13136
Loc: Hurst, TX
Here is what I sent via pm, for anyone else interested

http://www.cabelas.com/product/CADDIS-SPORTS-PREMIER-PLUS-FL-TUBE/1913140.uts

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#10987878 - 07/19/15 10:23 PM Re: Float Tube suggestions? [Re: Smurfs]
K.D. Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 05/04/02
Posts: 13136
Loc: Hurst, TX
Ha!! I clicked Porta's link after I posted that and gave the same response back then. LOL

at least I'm consistent

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#11008993 - 07/29/15 11:54 PM Re: Float Tube suggestions? [Re: Smurfs]
SoCalTexan Offline
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Registered: 07/07/09
Posts: 49
Loc: Southern California
Hands down the Fish Cat 4 is the best on the market. It sits higher in the water than most other tubes. It is stable and comfortable for hours at a time. I have spent 14 hours in the tube in a day's fishing.

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