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08-20-2019, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Smoothwater

Iíve got a 243 that the family loves. If I was to...

Iíve got a 243 that the family loves. If I was to move up Iím liking the Yellowfin 26 hybrid.

253 bilge setup looks a lot better though than the 243.
08-19-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By Smoothwater

Lol asked about a 300R to repower and was told...

Lol asked about a 300R to repower and was told June 2020 and the other places never even returned my call.
Probably just end up getting a Zuke don’t think I can wait that long.
08-19-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,462
Posted By Smoothwater

243 here! Great boat and hold value well.

243 here! Great boat and hold value well.
07-25-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,844
Posted By Smoothwater

My biggest gripe was the guy who moved in next to...

My biggest gripe was the guy who moved in next to me with a huge RV and then put out his slide outs while I was out fishing.
Made it almost impossible to get my boat in. Owner tried calling the...
07-23-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Smoothwater

Does about 40mph 1.9mpg on the pins with a...

Does about 40mph 1.9mpg on the pins with a fishing load.
if the weather is nice itís on the pins to the fishing grounds for an hour ride.

Uses some oil but never given me a hiccup.
07-23-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Smoothwater

Everglades 243 & Zuke 350??

Looking to upgrade the power on my 2009 243. Currently an 08 F250 that's getting a little worn down.
Was looking at a Merc 300R but can't get it till April-May 2020. Zuke 350 caught my interest...
07-23-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,297
Posted By Smoothwater

4WD, never have a problem pulling the boat out. I...

4WD, never have a problem pulling the boat out. I see plenty of slipping / sliding and bumper jumping at the ramp near me.

You're gonna need it that one night you come in late to low tide and it's...
07-15-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,103
Posted By Smoothwater

SE+ here. Gets flipped on when we leave the ramp...

SE+ here. Gets flipped on when we leave the ramp for offshore and keep the wife informed on a trip.
Also use it for traveling if I'm in a remote location.
Replies: 91
Views: 30,924
Posted By Smoothwater

Too late to get a deal on a 300hp 25" installed...

Too late to get a deal on a 300hp 25" installed in white? Need rigging also will be going from F250.

Thanks

Scott
06-26-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,484
Posted By Smoothwater

Looks good! I use the plastic 55 gal drums also. ...

Looks good! I use the plastic 55 gal drums also. I got some with screw on lids and then used the foam noodles to float them.
06-26-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,585
Posted By Smoothwater

Star cranked as hard as I could +25lb.

Star cranked as hard as I could +25lb.
06-26-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,585
Posted By Smoothwater

So I got mine on the water 500ís and caught gags...

So I got mine on the water 500ís and caught gags up to 33Ē.
Also nailed a nice AJ 50Ē big boy!

Reels held up up like a champ no issues. That AJ worked the drag hard.
06-24-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,859
Posted By Smoothwater

Sand balls and light 15lb flouro leader. Catch...

Sand balls and light 15lb flouro leader. Catch some nice Yellow Tails.
06-20-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,672
Posted By Smoothwater

FX7 on 8ft of chain here on a Everglades 243...

FX7 on 8ft of chain here on a Everglades 243 works great .
Had it on my 18ft Express until I upgraded sleds a few years ago.

Solid anchor that bites.
06-19-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Smoothwater

Pretty sure you couldnít get these from...

Pretty sure you couldnít get these from Everglades to add and had to order a boat with them.

2009 243 here we donít need them. Everything seems to drain fine on mine.
06-07-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,606
Posted By Smoothwater

Caught some nice ones this week out of Johns pass...

Caught some nice ones this week out of Johns pass in 100+ feet water. Biggest ate a live grunt.

They will put a nice show on the finder.
03-25-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,585
Posted By Smoothwater

I picked up a couple of the 500s and paired them...

I picked up a couple of the 500s and paired them with a set of Connley jigging rods and 80lb Diamond Braid. Plan to use them for bottom fishing and jigging.
Picked up a Kingfish last week...
03-21-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By Smoothwater

I had a Water Witch go bad some how. Switched to...

I had a Water Witch go bad some how. Switched to an Ultra and havenít had any issues.
03-21-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By Smoothwater

Yep closed down. I drive by a 24 that has been...

Yep closed down. I drive by a 24 that has been sitting for 2 years in a yard rotting. Would love to give it a good home.
Stopped by and knocked a couple times but no answer.
03-19-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Smoothwater

Used these guys several times...

Used these guys several times https://anglerenvy.com/. Always had a good time!
03-15-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By Smoothwater

Props Mercury Mirage Plus 23P and Powertech OFS 3 19P

Couple of props for sales. Both the in good condition and clockwise rotation.

Mercury Mirage Plus 23p with Merc Hub.

Powertech OFS 3 19P with Yamaha Hub.

$150 each. Pick Up in Tampa Bay...
03-05-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Smoothwater

Yep just pop the rocker off and switch. Had to...

Yep just pop the rocker off and switch. Had to fix one on my 09 243 that went out. Think it was a Blue Sea I used.
03-04-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,097
Posted By Smoothwater

09 243 Here bought about 1 1/2 years ago. Looked...

09 243 Here bought about 1 1/2 years ago. Looked long and hard and found one with a F250. The 225hp is underpowered. Really needs a 300hp to move.
Working to renovate this one. Have done...
02-19-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,763
Posted By Smoothwater

We don't have the float pods and don't seem to...

We don't have the float pods and don't seem to have any issues of the deck flooding. This is with a full live well, power pole , jack plate, 3 batteries in the rear and beer, lots of beer!
Maybe...
02-19-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,763
Posted By Smoothwater

It wasn’t a 243 it was a 211 that was anchored...

It wasn’t a 243 it was a 211 that was anchored from the stern.
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