"Lake Lanier Message Board"


Home
Marinas
Boat Storage
Fishing Guides

Lanier Fishing Records

Oneill Fishing Forecast
Contact Us & Ad Info.
Subscription Info.

Recent Photos
Unusual catch for Lanier
Trailer dolly - powered
Trailer for sale
ICOM M422 radio
Father's Day on Lanier
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#29809 - 05/05/15 01:50 AM Re: Question about Center Consoles [Re: PLAN B]
Logan Offline
"Trophy"

Registered: 11/10/10
Posts: 102
Loc: Lilburn
Thanks, the Sea Fox may be off my list at this point, but still looking. If I am understanding you the major difference between the two is the draft, the V would ride lower in the water.
_________________________
"A Boy is all God has to make a Man."

Top
#29810 - 05/05/15 06:40 PM Re: Question about Center Consoles [Re: PLAN B]
Walter Offline
"Pan Size"

Registered: 09/01/11
Posts: 8
I have a deep v CC with bow rails. I have my trolling motor mounted on bow and I can slide it out and get it back in without to much trouble. My minn kota is a 62 inch shaft. But I saw an article in a magazine that you can cut the bow rail in the desired spot and insert a sleeve that will go over or through the rail, can't remember and you drill a hole on each side and install pins that you can remove easily. Was thinking of doing it with mine. Hope this helps.

Top
#29817 - 05/08/15 01:46 AM Re: Question about Center Consoles [Re: Walter]
Capt. Clay C Offline
"Line Breaker"

Registered: 08/16/05
Posts: 4569
I am with Plan B. They catch the wind a little more as well. Plus they tend to not have as much walking room. I just feel more closed in with the deeper v. Everyone has different desires, I guess that is why there are so many to choose from in the boat business.
_________________________
Capt. Clay C
Lake Lanier Striper Fishing
Driftmaster

Top
#29882 - 06/07/15 12:02 PM Re: Question about Center Consoles [Re: Capt. Clay C]
Stubby Holda Offline
"Trophy"

Registered: 12/17/10
Posts: 123
Loc: Flowery Branch
My Scout is a deep V with a low railing. Had shop make custom mount for me for bow. See pic. Biggest downside was not pre-wired. Like a bay boat should be. Pro is I've had many a day on Lanier where I was glad to be coming home in a very comfortable boat in rough water. And high freeboard good for kids. A bay boat is probably the better fishing choice if you accept the limits on bad weather/bad water.

And this boat has been 11 mi out in the Atlantic. Not often but cool to know you can.

_________________________
Stubby Holda -- fishing Lanier for whatever's bitin'.

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2


Moderator:  Capt. Clay C 
Our Sponsors















Striper Fishing Guide


Who's Online
0 registered (), 22 Guests and 0 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod