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I would love to do a river race, I wonder how these guys feel after one of these races?

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Heck yes!!! But I'm driving
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I would absolutely love to but I'd fear I wouldn't be able to walk when we got back to the dock!!!
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This is right be my house on the Edisto and we don't quite drive this crazy but do this in Jon boats regularly. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sour...yW-v9jcWUDm81X

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Yup, I’d love to ride along.

I’ve hunted some areas above the Snake in ID. It’s a beautiful river. Hopefully some day I’ll run some parts of it with my jet boat.
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Back/neck hurts just watching! 😁
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Yes would do it.
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Hell yes. But not without a cage on the boat.
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Not enough Aleve on the planet for that, but 50 years ago, Hell Yeah!!
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Originally Posted by Lprizman View Post
Heck yes!!! But I'm driving
I'll meet ya! I think I would rather be the navigator -vs- the driver.
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Originally Posted by bikem View Post
This is right be my house on the Edisto and we don't quite drive this crazy but do this in Jon boats regularly. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sour...yW-v9jcWUDm81X

That looks like a whole lot of fun. Not sure if the dog likes it or not, looks like he is really happy to get out of the boat.
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Been there several times bow hunting for elk.
East Fork of the Salmon.
My favorite state.
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I would be all in. Not sure my back would hold up. From the races I have watched they flip and roll, cage required!
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are the wings on the front to keep the nose from diving under water?
or to help keep it (the bow)down?
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No. Boat racing has some of the highest incident of death of any sport. At a certain point I made a decision to ask myself "Do I want to take that risk?"
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Originally Posted by bikem View Post
This is right be my house on the Edisto and we don't quite drive this crazy but do this in Jon boats regularly. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sour...yW-v9jcWUDm81X
I was one of them. Had a 9 foot with a 65 on the back. Went from that to a 15 foot panther with stick steer. I have a 16 foot stick stear now with a 50 on the back. You slide around curves . LOL
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No, I hate bay chop and that looks like bay chop multiplied by 10
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Originally Posted by 99yam40 View Post
are the wings on the front to keep the nose from diving under water?
or to help keep it (the bow)down?
I wondered that too but aren't they tilted down in the front? That would be bad if they stuffed the bow so it must be to help keep the bow down.

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