"17'6" NRS Hualapai Self Bailing. Everyone's rowing the same rafts, the group I am going with arranged for raft rental, food packaging, shuttles, camp gear etc. all from a Flagstaff, AZ company. My original rafting partner from…"
"The date is Saturday April 26th. You'll have to ask Randy about a poster. My plan is to be close to the Colorado River on that day, fortunately or unfortunately depending on how you look at it. I will really miss the Wooden boat festival, it is…"
"I had the Out West boat at that show in 2008 after meeting and talking with Roger Fletcher at a fly fishing show in Seattle. Every other boat that year was a vintage drift boat or a new, traditional McKenzie style boat, and I really felt…"
"Very enjoyable day looking at all the craftmanship. Had a great time, and enjoyed meeting and talking with Rick Newman who has helped on this forum me as of late. I hope to come back next time and bring my boat to share.
Thank you Randy…"
Bummer!! I heard about this festival on "thecentralcascades.com" tourism site. That info says the event is held on the third Saturday in April (21st). I made work arraingements around that date so I could…"
Built my Tatman with a boat partner in 1986. Fished til the early '90's then just stored it in the garage out of the sun. Bought out my partner, now Looking to replace the UHMW bottom with the new (to me) triaxial glass.
Boats I own:
17 1/2 X 54 Guide model Tatman Drift boat.
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I had the Out West boat at that show in 2008 after meeting and talking with Roger Fletcher at a fly fishing show in Seattle. Every other boat that year was a vintage drift boat or a new, traditional McKenzie style boat, and I really felt out of place. I think they were looking for traditional examples, so I haven't been back. We have taken it to Depoe Bay one year and to the Wooden Boat Show at Port Townsend twice. I appreciate your kind comments! Rich
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