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#12407311 - 08/30/17 03:37 PM Cumberland float tube
Mofishin1990 Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/27/16
Posts: 134
Loc: Gainesville, TX
Thinking about getting a float tube for my birthday. I was looking at the Classic Accessories Cumberland float tube. Anybody have any experience with them? I see a lot of good reviews but want some feedback from the TFF members. I usually bank fish and carry around 4 or 6 rods at a time for different applications so I'll probably have to downsize... right? I thought about a kayak but the issue of storage and transportation come up with that, but, I could carry more gear in theory. So my questions are... Cumberland float tube good? Will I be able to carry at least 4 rods and a tackle back pack? Or should I look for a kayak that wont break the bank? Thanks in advance to anybody that has any input for the matter!

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#12407467 - 08/30/17 06:16 PM Re: Cumberland float tube [Re: Mofishin1990]
Fish Chaser Offline
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Registered: 06/29/12
Posts: 889
Fish Cat 4 float tube.

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#12407469 - 08/30/17 06:21 PM Re: Cumberland float tube [Re: Fish Chaser]
Fishbonz Offline
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Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 5048
Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Originally Posted By: Fish Chaser
Fish Cat 4 float tube.
+1 thumb Never owned a Cumberland and I`m sure it is a fine fishing platform but the Fish Cat 4 is really tuff, durable and like fishing from your favorite lounge chair. You can easily carry four rods if you have a multi rod holder system. Just Google "Cumberland float Tube" to get an Idea.


Edited by Fishbonz (08/30/17 06:30 PM)

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#12407782 - 08/30/17 09:35 PM Re: Cumberland float tube [Re: Mofishin1990]
Paths Offline
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Registered: 05/21/14
Posts: 96
Loc: Grand Prairie
You can make a multi rod holder. I made a 3 rod holder using 3, 12 inch pieces of pvc sink drain and Plexiglas. Used velcro strips run thru the D rings to hold it on.

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#12408140 - 08/31/17 08:48 AM Re: Cumberland float tube [Re: Mofishin1990]
Treetopjf Offline
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Registered: 04/14/03
Posts: 559
Loc: Denton,TX,USA
I like mine....I do fish nice and high out of the water compared to the Togiak i also own. The bottom of the skegs(floats?) are reinforced and they do seem to be tough. Rod holders were a kinda after thought and i do need to look on line and see what i can do with some PVC to craft a rod holder.
I'm pretty happy with mine and it is nice and comfy.
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