Gregg Maddock
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Drift boating in New England
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Who out there is from New England or upstate New York?  What are the options for drifting and fishing?  For the last 30 years I’ve been in Utah, Montana and Idaho.  We are now planning a move to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gregg Maddock May 30.

Does anyone know the owner of this boat?
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A gentleman named George dropped this boat off at my shop in April for some work on the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Newman Oct 10, 2018.

Wallace Drift Boats
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Drift BoatsContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Newman Apr 2, 2018.

Looking for a little project?
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This is an early ‘80’s 14’ Don Hill. A gentleman dropped it off at the shop today.  It has…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gregg Maddock Mar 22, 2018.

 

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Gregg Maddock replied to Gregg Maddock's discussion Drift boating in New England
"Thanks!"
May 30
Peter Honsberger replied to Gregg Maddock's discussion Drift boating in New England
"One of my high school buddies, who I still hang out with in VT, his father-in law owns a fly shop in Burlington. I'll touch base with him and pass along any info. Never occurred to me until just now...geez. Sometimes... Hahaha!"
May 29
Ants Uiga replied to Gregg Maddock's discussion Drift boating in New England
"I moved to CA in 1977, so my local experience is far from current.  To update myself, I googled VT drift boat fly fishing.  Quite a few guides are offering the services. A good idea from the West is spreading over the decades.  The…"
May 29
Peter Honsberger replied to Gregg Maddock's discussion Drift boating in New England
"Interesting stuff!!!! I've had the same question! Wife and I are moving to upstate NY in the next year or so. Grandkids...what can I say. I grew up in VT and still visit frequently so this is great info. I had heard the Winooski was decent…"
May 29
Ants Uiga replied to Gregg Maddock's discussion Drift boating in New England
"In general many Vt (and surrounding rivers) are suitable for drift boats.  The caution is that many of this rivers were dammed for water power for mills.  The craft of choice is probably a canoe since it is easier to portage at a dam.…"
May 26
JC Smith replied to Gregg Maddock's discussion Drift boating in New England
"I'm in the Finger Lakes in New York. Lots and lots of drift boats on the Salmon River at the east end of Lake Ontario, and on the Delaware River on the south side of the Catskills. Both rivers see too much traffic for my tastes. there's a…"
May 26
Gregg Maddock replied to Dusty's discussion First build
"Dusty, I ‘glassed the bottom of my last 2 boats. The first was 14’ with 3/8” bottom. The second was a 17’ with a 1/2” bottom.  While both have added strength I did run into one problem on the 17’ boat.…"
Dec 10, 2019
Gregg Maddock replied to Pete Weisbeck's discussion Wooden drift boat on the Green river advisable?
"On the “A” section watch out for the wall on the left at “Mother-In-laws “ Rapid, hug the rock on the right.  If you are floating the “B” section you will want the scout out “Red Creek Rapids” ,…"
Jul 5, 2019
Gregg Maddock replied to Patrick Hayes's discussion Rod storage help.
"It’s not elegant, but it works for storing two extra rods out of the way, zip ties!  I snug the rods under each hand rail and just zip tie them into place.  They are secure and out of the way if I need them."
Jun 4, 2019
Gregg Maddock replied to Dan Burr's discussion Rear knee brace
"Having an angler in the rear of your boat can cause some problems with handling.  I knixed the traditional front seat and rear seat for a pedestal style seating. I moved the front fly deck forward about 6”.  The cooler, an RTIC 65QT…"
Apr 30, 2019

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Hometown:
Wallace, Idaho
About Me:
Owner of the Wallace Fly Shop and Drift Boats.
Website:
http://www.wallaceflyshop.com
Boats I own:
My first boat was a Tatman 17' and it grew from there.

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