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#11222015 - 11/13/15 09:56 AM best anchor for deep water
johnson Offline
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Registered: 04/11/09
Posts: 93
Loc: waco tx
best anchor for deep water what kind and wedsite to buy


Edited by johnson (11/13/15 09:57 AM)

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#11222037 - 11/13/15 10:12 AM Re: best anchor for deep water [Re: johnson]
BigPoppa007 Online   content
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Registered: 06/06/14
Posts: 1572
Loc: Burleson, Tx.
Box anchors. Several guys on here make and sell them. There is a current ad running in classifieds section.


Edited by BigPoppa007 (11/14/15 09:34 AM)

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#11222250 - 11/13/15 12:07 PM Re: best anchor for deep water [Re: johnson]
CATDADDY JR Offline
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Registered: 01/01/13
Posts: 359
Loc: Pottsboro, TX
A lot of rope and chain is more important than the anchor for any depth but I use box anchors. I use 2 12"x12" anchors one out the front and the other out the back. I run a 23ft boat and I'm not afraid to sit in the open on them windy days with this set up.
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#11222298 - 11/13/15 12:40 PM Re: best anchor for deep water [Re: CATDADDY JR]
BrandoA Online   content
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Registered: 06/09/11
Posts: 2845
Loc: Marble Falls
Originally Posted By: CATDADDY JR
A lot of rope and chain is more important than the anchor for any depth but I use box anchors. I use 2 12"x12" anchors one out the front and the other out the back. I run a 23ft boat and I'm not afraid to sit in the open on them windy days with this set up.


This is true. Good rule of thumb for every ft of water let out 3ft of rope. If its windy I will let out 5ft.

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#11222299 - 11/13/15 12:41 PM Re: best anchor for deep water [Re: johnson]
steveiam Online   content
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Registered: 09/19/09
Posts: 6266
Loc: Red Oak, Tx. (North Texas)
I have a "digger" brand anchor and a box-
Both are very good at what they do-
I can buy a box anchor cheaper but if I loose it I will buy another
Digger-
The digger is much lighter and also has a "release"' feature that I like-
You can go to the bass pro web site and look up the digger to find out more
Info And reviews on it-
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#11223005 - 11/13/15 08:57 PM Re: best anchor for deep water [Re: johnson]
Capt. Michael Littlejohn Offline
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Registered: 02/04/04
Posts: 8683
Loc: Lake Tawakoni, Tx
I like box anchors. 14"x14" with 5" diggers. 1/4" x 3" plate...with one 3/8" plate tacked on the inside front to weight the front down.

I've used diggers before but prefer box's
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