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drift boat

  • Boats

    A drift boat takes shape

    From the editor: A few weeks ago, we introduced you to a radical drift boat design from Justin Gallen over at Raindog Boatworks. Since then there have been a few updates. Today, we have another from Justin on how the boat is progressing.  By Justin Gallen Hey all you raindogs! We left off just having flipped the "Gunnimoon" over…

  • Boats Featured Fishing

    Quick tip: How to rehab an old rusty trailer

    One of the trailers was already prepped and ready to go while the other one was dirty and had surface rust covering most of it. We remove the wheels, I then hit the rusty one with a sander

    This tip came to me from newly found friend Cody Richardson. You may know Cody from his incredibly creative use of license plates to make customized fish art. Apparently he's a bit of a boat head too, and definitely knows his way around a shop. This past weekend, he made use of some fancy Sherwin-Williams…

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    Nothing beats the heat like a Bimini

    This year I custom fit a stainless, Sunbrella material version from River Sombrero to my drift boat of all things

    As an angler first when I started boating, I’ve been a little slow to the "shade game" on my vessels as it was never a priority. Since having kids (the main reason), doing extended desert floats, and multi-day trips where fishing isn’t really part of the equation, I’ve become a little softer in my old…

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    TU tested: the Tornado Anchor

    I'll be honest, I never really thought there was much difference in what anchor you choose for your raft or drift boat, other than the different types used for very specific river bottoms or volume of water. There are pyramid anchors, spike anchors, digger anchors, three sided ... or even a bag of rocks. They…