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Boat with carpet #13586333 06/07/20 07:55 PM
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Anyone do a lot of cat fishing out of a boat with carpet? How do you clean up the slime and such?

Thinking really hard about getting this
https://www.basstrackerclassic.com/

I do all around fishing but catfish quite a bit. I know carpet isn’t ideal but that boat seems like a steal.

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Re: Boat with carpet [Re: wh2004] #13586397 06/07/20 08:49 PM
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I have a big carpet mat that I put on top of the carpet to protect it. I had to fit it around the seats and stuff but no big deal. Pull the fish in on the carpeted Mat and the rest stays clean


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Re: Boat with carpet [Re: littlewheel] #13586461 06/07/20 09:38 PM
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Originally Posted by littlewheel
I have a big carpet mat that I put on top of the carpet to protect it. I had to fit it around the seats and stuff but no big deal. Pull the fish in on the carpeted Mat and the rest stays clean


Dang that’s smart

Re: Boat with carpet [Re: wh2004] #13586482 06/07/20 09:53 PM
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Catfish are really hard on carpet. I used to catfish out of a pontoon boat with carpet. The only thing I found that worked well was using a pressure washer but that will tear up the carpet even faster if you are not really careful.


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Re: Boat with carpet [Re: wh2004] #13586621 06/07/20 11:52 PM
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When I was really catfishing I would buy a piece of marine carpet and cut it to fit the floor of my boat. I would put it in while catfishing and remove it when not. Cheap and boat carpet stayed nice.

Re: Boat with carpet [Re: wh2004] #13587397 06/08/20 05:13 PM
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I know Tracker puts the vinyl flooring in some of their other boats. Might ask if that's an option in this one.

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Originally Posted by SoonerDG
I know Tracker puts the vinyl flooring in some of their other boats. Might ask if that's an option in this one.


That's what I would do. thumb


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Carpet in boats and pick ups. That's just wrong....

Re: Boat with carpet [Re: wh2004] #13589580 06/10/20 12:36 PM
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I am going to look at marine vinyl flooring this winter. I bought a 2004 Lund and it has the original carpet and you can tell it by the looks. Knowing I'm going to replace it, I don't worry much about it this year.


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