No boaters here?

Discussion in 'Cars, Motorcycles, Boats, Airplanes Talk' started by Pogo, Jul 13, 2018 at 7:38 PM.

  1. Pogo

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    Surprised at the lack of any boating talk in this section, no one into the smell of 2 stroke in the morning?
     
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    Umm, this probably doesn't count but, got one of the self-propelled variety :sail:

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    Yaks most certainly do count, can't get more close and personal with the water than that. As The Rat said "believe my my young friend,there is nothing-absolutely nothing- half so much worth doing as messing around in boats"
     
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    My foster dad used to take me fishing a lot and I know how to streer and manage a (small) boat. We used to go up northern Ontario, to a place called Britt. There we had a large log cabin, a nice dock where you could catch catfish, and some tin cans up on the hill behind the house we'd shoot our BB guns at. We had a boat we would take out before dawn to catch fish early in the morning, then we'd come back before 11am and cut and gut them and fry them with up in a cast iron skillet on our gas stove. Nap time, then playing outside til dark, then roasting marshmallows and enjoying the evening air. Sometimes I forget fireflies exist, you never see them in the city...

    I once caught a 75lb pike while trolling. I always hated trolling... so boring but it was how to catch the big fish that's for sure. God the lakes up there were beautiful. There were probably a million differnt places to park the boat, catch fish, and have a picnic. The water was so clear and so sparkly...

    Anyways it's a long term dream of mine to own a summer cottage and a boat and recreate some of these happy memories I have.
     
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    Those are memories to hold dear for life. I grew up much the same on the York River,VA from my grandfather's bungalow and dock,old local yard built skiffs to work the oyster beds and crab pot strings. Instilled a life long love of working the water which I have been able to pass onto my kids, camping and fishing the Glades down here in SoFla.
    Follow that dream,there is no better time spent than on the water.
     
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