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Planning a trip on Deso in a few weeks at 9,000 bfs any pointers?

25 years of Class V boating in rafts and duckies but the first time in a wooden drift boat on anything other then portions of the Lower Sal…

Started by Judy Culver

7 Aug 5, 2019
Reply by Shawn Baker

Prototype of a Removable / Adjustable Bow Catch

Good Evening! I just finished up my first Prototype of a Bow Catch that I believe is more secure (and durable) product to what is commonly…

Started by Donnie Clinton

0 Jul 25, 2019

Anchor release arm question

I have a 30lb anchor on my 18 x 54.  I am usually pretty loaded up with gear/people/dogs/beer and I can't get boat to stick in all but sha…

Started by erik heiden

1 Jul 19, 2019
Reply by David Witton

Trailer Drawings

Just wanted to share the trailer drawings I mentioned a while back.  Might be useful to someone who is looking to build one from scratch. …

Started by Tom Anderson

118 Jul 13, 2019
Reply by Bennett Yarbrough

McKenzie River

Has anyone floated the McKenzie the past week or so?  If so, what section, and any comments about water levels or obstructions.  Thanks.

Started by David Jensen

3 Jul 9, 2019
Reply by Jayson Hayes

Wooden drift boat on the Green river advisable?

Hi Friends,   we have a family river trip planned in a few weeks down from just below Flaming gorge dam for 2 nights. Our son will row our…

Started by Pete Weisbeck

3 Jul 5, 2019
Reply by Gregg Maddock

Keith Steele Model 16 Restoration

Hi all, It's been quite sometime since I have been on Wooden Boat People.  I have dreamed about owning a wooden drift boat for many years.…

Started by Joseph Gill

1 Jul 3, 2019
Reply by David Jensen

Boat cover

Hello all, I am traveling from New York to Montana/Idaho this summer with the boat I built with big help from Kurt at Wood River Drift Boat…

Started by JC Smith

4 Jul 1, 2019
Reply by JC Smith

how long for epoxy cure before floating?

I started my annual - interior oil, exterior varnish on my 18ft boat the other day.  More of a workhorse for 25 days a summer than a show p…

Started by erik heiden

4 Jun 6, 2019
Reply by erik heiden

Rod storage help.

I would love to see pics of what you all have in your boat for rod storage. 

Started by Patrick Hayes

6 Jun 6, 2019
Reply by craig curtis


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