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Old 10-22-2018, 10:59 AM
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Right on! Can't wait to watch those videos. First thing I need to learn is how to locate these boogers!
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Old 10-22-2018, 05:39 PM
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I will start you out with one of Shawns vids........u will see the rest of his play list once you have watched this one.........this is related to fall fishing the Bay


now go catch em
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Old 10-24-2018, 05:42 PM
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Watch this vid Quin.........baits to use

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Old 10-28-2018, 11:46 AM
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Hey guys! Just wanted to touch base. Itís been a while, just been super busy and nothing new to post but I have been following. We got hit with some pretty bad red tide down here in Florida where I am at so didnít get out for about a month, then started a home renovation so itís been ANOTHER month. Iím dying to get the boat out on the water but red tide is still pretty bad and nothing I can take my family out in, so I guess I will keep waiting. Glad you guys are finding time to enjoy your boats!
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Old 10-31-2018, 06:29 PM
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Hey Kenny thanks for checkin in. That red tide kinda freaks me out. I wouldnt feel comfortable eating the seafood or fresh fish.......so that must be killing the Fla economy I would think. I hope it clears up soon....Mother Nature has been pissed lately...all kinds of natural disasters going on. Let us know when u get the ole gal back on the water.
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Old 11-26-2018, 11:53 AM
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So I was out driving picking up some stuff for work and saw this. Looks like the one I saw in my neighborhood but not sure because I donít know the owner.
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Old 11-26-2018, 11:55 AM
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I believe the one in my neighborhood has a newer four stroke Mercury in it. I also believe he is in the Facebook group. That means there is a minimum of three in Pinells County Florida.
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Old 11-26-2018, 03:18 PM
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Hey Ken thanks for posting the pic! That is a great looking color, I remember seeing an 18 that color as well. That boat would look a lot better if they would tighten up that saggy bimini top. Biddison boats were manufactured in Fla so I am sure they are scattered all over the place.
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Old 11-26-2018, 03:59 PM
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Yea I live only a couple miles from where the Biddison brothers lived and my boat was built. The 2200 in my neighborhood is the same color. So it must be a somewhat common color for them. They didnít make a lot of them so to see this at a pawn shop I had to slam on the brakes and pull over!
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Old 11-27-2018, 03:58 PM
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Hey Kenny! Didnít know you were the one who posted in the Facebook group. Thanks for sharing!
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Old 12-03-2018, 09:05 AM
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JPV! I spent Sunday in the fog trying to get better using the fish finder then figuring out how to circle back and cast to them once located. Tricky knowing that they are behind you. Any advice on that part?

Managed to locate what I think were bait balls and feeding fish. Actually caught one too which was very cool after all the work.


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Old 12-28-2018, 05:30 PM
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Another 2200 for sell. Seller is on the Facebook group. Lots of extras on this one including auto trim tabs. Zipwave, maybe? Motor has 100 hrs. In any case, just wanted to check in and share another great Biddi.

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Old 02-02-2019, 12:25 PM
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Finally got her out to stretch her legs. First time in month. Cleaning and enjoying a cold one now. Hope everyone is well.
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Old 02-06-2019, 03:12 PM
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Random question for the Biddison faithful; anyone know how many 1800 and/or 2200 were built? Seems like they aren’t common nor rare.

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Old 02-26-2019, 09:03 AM
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Lena! I didnít know what happened to this thread or JPV. I always heard about 500 each. Seems reasonable.

I can tell you that there are now three in the Yorktown/ Newport News area of Virginia. Two 1800ís and a 2200.

FYI - Having a t-top made for mine currently. Pics to follow when complete.
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Old 03-03-2019, 05:25 AM
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I took the boat to Lake Tarpon yesterday to make sure everything was working properly before heading offshore
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Old 03-03-2019, 08:47 AM
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Old 03-03-2019, 04:23 PM
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Smart man. She's looking good, Bob. You're on the Facebook, right?
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Old 03-16-2019, 07:37 PM
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Got the old girl back today with custom fabricated T-top and half tower. The multi-level deck and flip-up console that make these boats great pose a significant design challenge. I think they did a absolutely bang-up job. Sleek design, solid construction, and awesome no-lace canvas work with closeable top for full sun protection. I'm excited for the added functionality and can't wait to do some sight fishing. Looks pretty good for an old boat!





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