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03-19-2006, 08:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,525
Posted By MattG

Re: Ocean Master 31' doubts

The inboards should help the slap factor! Genearally the weight distribution is usually better w/ inboards, especially when the tank gets low. So if you want rough water performance, and better fuel...
03-06-2006, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By MattG

Re: Blackfin Windshield

Just got new sprayshield peices for the bridge from American Marine in FL for my 88 Blackfin FB. They can make the salon windows for you also, any glass shop can lexan for the salon windows given the...
02-22-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,818
Posted By MattG

RE: 38' Blackfin Convertible

That's a great boat!
10-04-2005, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,964
Posted By MattG

Re: Lewmar / Simpson Lawrence Spint 600 or Maxwell Fredom 500 Windlass

Mark is right, go with the GoodWindlass. Best made windlasses I've seen.
09-27-2005, 10:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,765
Posted By MattG

Re: POLL: What is your favorite Reel brand?

Inshore - Shimano
Offshore - Shimano/Avet
Spinning - Shimano/Diawa
09-23-2005, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,230
Posted By MattG

Re: Check out this LONGLINE, filled with dead fish.

Not to mention how much of that grouper rots whether it's sold fresh or frozen before it is bought and has to be thrown out!
08-25-2005, 04:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 45,233
Posted By MattG

RE: Show your NorthCoast, Blackfin

Weakfish, Congrats on the Northcoast. Looks like a lightly used beauty!

Here's a shot of my 32 FB

http://www.myfishpix.com/gallery/data/536/medium/7Aug2004fluketrip0042.JPG
08-08-2005, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,295
Posted By MattG

Re: a/c and generator for 32

Just put a 5kw Northern Lights 3 cylinder 1800 rpm diesel genset and Cruisare 12,000 btu A/C in my 32 Blackfin. Alot of work, but worth it as hot as it's been lately! If noise is a concern, unless...
08-04-2005, 07:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,721
Posted By MattG

Re: Friend or(mo)foe?!

I'll admit a lake isn't the same as offshore..no where for the fish to leave in a lake :o :)
08-04-2005, 02:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,721
Posted By MattG

Re: Friend or(mo)foe?!

Sure it is :grin:
08-04-2005, 10:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,721
Posted By MattG

Re: Friend or(mo)foe?!

I'm not talking about tunafishing...inshore fishing on unmapped structure. Offshore fish are on the move often, but they also settle into a pattern day and night if the bait and temps are...
08-04-2005, 08:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,721
Posted By MattG

Re: Friend or(mo)foe?!

Nothing kills good fishing faster than a fleet of boats hammering a spot day after day..might as well send a dragger out there!! I'm with Striperman..Loose Lips sink Ships!! Those who don't agree...
08-01-2005, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,616
Posted By MattG

Re: which 30

The Blackfin 32, then the Northcoast 31 and Bert 33 will offer the best ride period, though will have some roll at rest..but not too bad..only a short steep bay liek chop really gets them going. In...
07-31-2005, 11:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,616
Posted By MattG

Re: which 30

I have the flybridge..i think it's the better boat of the two stock boats as the Flybridge came w/ Cat 3208's mine are 375 hp. Great motors, faster cruise and better ride due to the weight of the...
07-22-2005, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By MattG

Re: Why did my generator die?

We put a seacock on our exhaust right before the water outlet below the gensep that's mounted under the stern gunnel that's easily accessible. Crew know's if we have to back down w/ the genny off,...
07-21-2005, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By MattG

Re: Need ideas to

Bump troll like Younger said, go in the direction of the tidal flow/current as the fluke are laying on the bottom face into the current. Put it in gear, and take it right back out, trying to bump...
07-21-2005, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,817
Posted By MattG

Re: wellcraft vs dusky

I'll say it again, the construction quality and design of a Dusky is superior when compared to a wellcraft. The Dusky is laid thicker and has a full transom making it overall a bigger and safer boat...
07-21-2005, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,817
Posted By MattG

Re: wellcraft vs dusky

The Dusky, no question about it!! There is no comparison in quality or design, the Dusky is a better boat, period!
07-21-2005, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By MattG

Re: Discount tackle suppliers

East Coast Tackle is the best, and a board sponsor.
07-18-2005, 02:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,926
Posted By MattG

Re: Boat partnership

I'm in a Partnership w/ my Father and 2 brothers on our boat! I'd rather be buried then be married into another partnership! Never again! Don't do it!
07-12-2005, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,942
Posted By MattG

Re: Blackfin Questions

I have a 1988 Blackfin 32 Flybridge w/ CAT 3208's 375 hp. w/ 2100 hrs. Cruise 24-26 kts. depending on load burning 25 gallons an hr. Boat is rock solid and overbuilt and in turn runs admiradly in any...
01-26-2005, 12:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,649
Posted By MattG

RE: Flounder setup advice

I'm a deep water flounder phanatic. I have atlest 10 rods dedicated to it. The 6'6" - 7' muskie rods rated for 15-30 lb. test are great for the $$. Overall, the best for the money though is the...
01-03-2005, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,822
Posted By MattG

RE: 27' Phoenix FIshbuster

That's a sweet boat, solid tank w/ good fishing room for that kind of boat.
12-06-2004, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,209
Posted By MattG

RE: Tica Caiman Reels

I have a Caiman and the drag got sticky and jerky in no time, just like a guy above mentioned. I don't get it, only used it for fluke and rock a couple times and the drag feels like it's got marbles...
11-21-2004, 09:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,487
Posted By MattG

RE: Boats Mfg by True World Marine

Nice boats, but i would't buy any boat w/ jackshaftd, not even a bravo III. They heat up, bearings don't get cooled properly unless you install an after market shower, like racing boats have. Lucky...
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