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Open water boat? #13782561 11/23/20 11:45 PM
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What’s the best boat for open water?

High wind and waves?

Like that ocean called tawakoni?

Don’t be smart and say a float tube or kayak?

Re: Open water boat? [Re: Gruber] #13782611 11/24/20 12:21 AM
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As much as I want to be sarcastic answering you, I'll refrain.
A 21'-23' bay boat with a nice Carolina flared bow is hard to beat for a lake or near shore in those conditions.

Re: Open water boat? [Re: Gruber] #13782847 11/24/20 03:27 AM
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Are you asking bass boat?
Center console?
What do you want to do?


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Re: Open water boat? [Re: Gruber] #13783147 11/24/20 01:51 PM
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For me I'd say/want a. 32 Yellowfin and I'd feel pretty safe In open water... But I don't have 350k grin

But on most lakes I feel pretty safe in my 22 bay boat, and it's an older low sided model 20 inch transom. I'm most northern lakes were people do a lot of open water fishing they use high sided aluminum boats vs low sided bass type boats since they are fishing for walleye and stuff in open water


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Re: Open water boat? [Re: Gruber] #13783826 11/24/20 09:52 PM
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I have a Ranger Angler 1880 and it handles rough water pretty well. I fish Amistad and Falcon. A Ranger 620 or 621 are nice too. A lot of manufacturers make a walleye or multi species boat. CC are nice as well Just depends on what you want and how you are going to fish.

Re: Open water boat? [Re: Gruber] #13784240 11/25/20 03:16 AM
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Wake boat... Dan thumb


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Re: Open water boat? [Re: Gruber] #13784612 11/25/20 03:04 PM
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Guess he found what he was looking for.

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Originally Posted by Pat Goff
Guess he found what he was looking for.

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