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I have a 2003 Chaparral Signature 320. While this is an express cruiser it would be nice to do at least some fishing from time to time. I had someone suggest mounting removable fishing chairs on the swim platform. Is there any reason I can't or shouldn't do this?
Ever seen a marlin or a shark being wired close to a boat?
Anything smaller doesn't need a fighting chair anyway.
Garelic makes some nice comfortable swiveling portable deck chairs for about $250 with non slipping white rubber feet and rod gimbals for fighting, and one of these can stay on the dry side of the deck.
Any of you guys ever see fighting chairs mounted on the motor box of the older 24 Albemarles. A popular setup in the Mid Atlantic however I wouldnt want my big butt a foot and a half above the gunnel in four foot seas fighting a big tuna or marlin!