Still waiting to get the wooden boat on the river but here are some spring rubber trips in the meanwhile...
Owyhee River, OR: Early May, massive winds, a bit of snow, low water...gorgeous.
Copper River, AK: Early June, sun and rain, record low water, lingering snow, bears just…Continue
These are the times that try the souls of boatbuilders in eastern PA. Allow me to demonstrate pictorally with one of my beloved helper monkeys...
Which of the following Gavinses seems happier?
A) Rower's seat-sanding Gavin in my grimy garage...
B) Lehigh river fishing Gavin during the Sulphur hatch
Needless to say,…Continue
I recently began thinking about my next wish list boat. I mainly fish the Deschutes, McKenzie, MF Willamette, Lewis, and coastal rivers, though I desperatley want to fish the MF Salmon.
After looking at the Montana Boat Builders Freestone and Kingfisher I am thinking about a stich and glue boat with lots af creature comfort, and storage. Any thoughts formthose of you that have a sticth and glue boat
For those who are intrested in a new drift boat trailer or parts. I invite you to check out my new web site (www.driftboattrailers.com). Keep in mind that it is undergoing construction. I welcome any and all feedback you care to provide. Thanks
Added by Dennis Liden on June 20, 2010 at 12:59pm — No Comments
We couldn't finish in time for the festival in Jackson, but we managed to get her out on the North Platte this weekend in Casper, Wyoming. Pretty pleased overall with the boat, although the high sides were rough in the Wyoming wind.
There's still a good amount of work to be done, as we have not installed the anchor system yet and we still need to Spar the entire interior (just expoxy right now). The System Three book says to wait two week after the…Continue