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02-14-2019, 10:52 AM
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Posted By sharkfighter

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08-29-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,538
Posted By sharkfighter

When I checked the specs it said max of 280 HP , ...

When I checked the specs it said max of 280 HP , but I am just looking and these will be my first twins but isn't that a combined hp like two 140's? Also has two 60 Gallon tanks and my usual trip...
08-28-2018, 01:57 PM
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Views: 1,538
Posted By sharkfighter

Sorry should have been in first post 1995 Sea Cat...

Sorry should have been in first post 1995 Sea Cat SL5 (actual LOA 25.33)

The twin Hondas are 2008 but hours are low, fuel tanks were serviced, electronics are new, and cosmetic work is new ....
08-27-2018, 06:54 AM
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Views: 1,538
Posted By sharkfighter

Unhappy thinking of switching to a Cat

I have a 25' 1987 mako Walkaround with a Yam 300 HPDI 2 stroke that needs to be repowered. I cant afford new boat but was looking at a used 26' cat at a local dealer. It has twin 130's with low hours...
06-13-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,024
Posted By sharkfighter

I was looking for a boat with twins but found the...

I was looking for a boat with twins but found the perfect layout boat for me (actually 2 ft bigger then I planned) with a single. Ten years later have same boat and some slight regrets but still...
06-12-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,445
Posted By sharkfighter

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https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/720x960/tuna_44385a4475fd1cffc249621346fec47cb01badb8.jpg Young guy on boat caught one this weekend. Not a common catch here off...
06-06-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By sharkfighter

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Just checked mine and it is there, at least for Fed Regs and we cant keep...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-01-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,227
Posted By sharkfighter

Smile This!!! I am fishing about 20 Miles...

This!!!

I am fishing about 20 Miles offshore. I usually know about a week in advance when I want to go but cant say for sure till the day before. Get "hey I would love to go with you" all the...
05-25-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,826
Posted By sharkfighter

Have you tried a check between the handheld and...

Have you tried a check between the handheld and fix mount? I would use a channel like 68 or 69 and do it where you sore the boat. start with the radios close, even in the boat together then get...
05-03-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By sharkfighter

Thanks for all the replies. Think I will skip the...

Thanks for all the replies. Think I will skip the Fishing and stick with rest of my family. My mom who is 80 is paying for the trip for whole family and my wife who I been married to for 30 years...
05-02-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By sharkfighter

Cruise ship offers charter

So taking a cruise with the family in November with Holland America line. One of the stops is Cozumel and they offer a half day fishing charter. I have no idea what is biting in Nov or chances of...
06-23-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,669
Posted By sharkfighter

Did you cut that with a knife and then throw it...

Did you cut that with a knife and then throw it back in water? I am not some PETA guy or anything but that was uncalled for.

I target small sharks that size on lighter tackle a lot and it is...
09-12-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,916
Posted By sharkfighter

When you narrowed it down to one you want a good...

When you narrowed it down to one you want a good marine surveyor is a couple of 100 bucks. But for me it was money well spent .

Check the little things, like live well working , horn working,...
08-29-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,573
Posted By sharkfighter

Ok got a 2004 yam 300 HPDI on the back of a 1987...

Ok got a 2004 yam 300 HPDI on the back of a 1987 Mako 25 ft WA

It is no speed demon but served me well. I bought it in 08 with 140 hours and just cleared 1050 hrs. Starting to have some issues...
08-28-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,400
Posted By sharkfighter

Near shore not Inshore. There is a difference...

Near shore not Inshore. There is a difference to me. I run my recreational boat out to the near shore reefs off GA coast. Most consider that 5 to 25 miles out from the barrier Islands. it costs...
08-11-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,036
Posted By sharkfighter

I have no worries taking my boat 40 miles out off...

I have no worries taking my boat 40 miles out off coast of GA with a single. Would I prefer a boat with twins ? Yes but was a good deal when I bought my used boat with a single 300 . I...
08-10-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,512
Posted By sharkfighter

Fishing 25 miles off the coast of GA I saw a...

Fishing 25 miles off the coast of GA I saw a skiff on a real real calm flat day, stopped and got bait at the reef I was fishing and then headed further off shore. I thought they were crazy but hey...
07-29-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,221
Posted By sharkfighter

I believe MOST people and boaters do. But we...

I believe MOST people and boaters do. But we all occasionally have something fly off the back of the boat or get away from us and it has to wash up somewhere. There are a few things like...
07-29-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,221
Posted By sharkfighter

From The Ft McAlister side you can hit the North...

From The Ft McAlister side you can hit the North end of Ossabaw, Raccoon key, and south end of Wassaw, a bit further ride to South Ossabaw and N end of St Cats which are closer to Killkenny marina....
07-29-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,631
Posted By sharkfighter

What does "Unlimited" mean? Both the...

What does "Unlimited" mean?

Both the Unlimited and the Unlimited Gold Towing Service Levels provide for towing assistance should your boat breakdown on the water or run aground and require...
07-25-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 672,764
Posted By sharkfighter

Yes they are good fighters (depending on species)...

Yes they are good fighters (depending on species) I catch 3ft Bonnetheads, Atlantic Sharpnose and Blacktips on lighter tackle like a 4000 series spinning rod and it is a blast . They are edible but...
06-03-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 126,446
Posted By sharkfighter

I read this as i plan to run out 25 miles in the...

I read this as i plan to run out 25 miles in the morning. My boat is old mako 25 ft single 300 on back. I have no sea anchor, life raft , or radar . And i dont plan to get one (may get sea...
06-01-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,108
Posted By sharkfighter

I have a 1987 Mako 248 single 300 on a bracket ...

I have a 1987 Mako 248 single 300 on a bracket

pretty dry in seas up to 3ft and handles the chop well it is a heavy boat and not a speed demon. I LOVE the style with the seats up front for...
05-31-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,373
Posted By sharkfighter

you are not alone in that On my boat about 3...

you are not alone in that

On my boat about 3 times a month mostly fishing with guys. Up early and hooked up to boat and at Marina by 7:00 or 7:30 then dont get back til 5:00 and I am...
05-29-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By sharkfighter

Th Charleston Sea School will do everything you...

Th Charleston Sea School will do everything you need to get a license and pass test but you will need to submit a form that says you have been on the water enough days to meet the requirement. ...
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