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01-13-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By Clarkspoon

Did not have a raft or EPIRB when I needed them,...

Did not have a raft or EPIRB when I needed them, so I can tell you what happens when you don't have a raft - think backstroke...
Got those now...
Forum: The Carolinas
01-13-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By Clarkspoon

Got fired from my job so lots of spare time, and...

Got fired from my job so lots of spare time, and Covid was keeping me isolated - finally learned how to throw a cast net last spring. Took a couple hundred attempts.
How to throw a cast net - BEST...
01-13-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,247
Posted By Clarkspoon

By "those people" I infer you mean USCG and not...

By "those people" I infer you mean USCG and not Congress?
01-07-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Clarkspoon

Bearings are cool when run and not a lot of play,...

Bearings are cool when run and not a lot of play, think they are OK. Tire guy recommended not using balance beads, said tire was too small.
Lifted the trailer with 8" wheels off the ground and...
01-06-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Clarkspoon

All 4.80 created equal?

I have 4.80 x 8" tires on my Gheenoe trailer. They are out of balance and I can't find anyone who can balance 8" tires.
I'd like to replace them with 4.80 x 12" rims/tires. I have 3" of clearance...
Forum: The Carolinas
12-18-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,925
Posted By Clarkspoon

Our AB condo has it's own wastewater treatment...

Our AB condo has it's own wastewater treatment plant. I don't want to be paying for anybody else as well.
12-16-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,836
Posted By Clarkspoon

Not sure I've ever met someone who sits down...

Not sure I've ever met someone who sits down while running a small boat offshore. You must have calmer seas than we do...
Forum: The Carolinas
12-16-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,925
Posted By Clarkspoon

Drove by this weekend, the car kept trying to...

Drove by this weekend, the car kept trying to turn into their lot. They were always very friendly and helpful.
Forum: The Carolinas
12-15-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,802
Posted By Clarkspoon

Was bluefinning off the Knuckle Buoy, fought a...

Was bluefinning off the Knuckle Buoy, fought a fish for about an hour with one foot on the transom, dragging boat stern-first into the seas. Fishing alone, thought I had a big tuna! Finally worked...
Forum: The Carolinas
12-13-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,412
Posted By Clarkspoon

Went through Sat and did not see any unusual...

Went through Sat and did not see any unusual activity.
12-13-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 21,234
Posted By Clarkspoon

Clearly you have never crossed the Cape Lookout...

Clearly you have never crossed the Cape Lookout shoals.
12-08-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,604
Posted By Clarkspoon

Been on all sides of this issue. Single...

Been on all sides of this issue.

Single engine 20' CC with 15 hp backup. Engine quit, we capsized before I had time to even touch the backup motor. Not a believer.

Single engine 22'...
12-06-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,818
Posted By Clarkspoon

Historically Parkers have been solid boats. They...

Historically Parkers have been solid boats. They got bought last year by CorrectCraft? With new ownership all bets are off.
Forum: The Carolinas
12-06-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,564
Posted By Clarkspoon

Probably a kill from the extreme cold last year.

Probably a kill from the extreme cold last year.
Forum: The Carolinas
12-06-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By Clarkspoon

Other rule - Bug dope Beach camping - Cape...

Other rule - Bug dope

Beach camping - Cape Lookout National Seashore (U.S. National Park Service) (nps.gov) (https://www.nps.gov/calo/planyourvisit/camping.htm)
12-06-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,818
Posted By Clarkspoon

Serious question - boats are not built to survive...

Serious question - boats are not built to survive heavy seas? Are there any other type of seas off NC?

CORRECT CRAFT ACQUIRES PARKER BOATS – Correct Craft...
12-04-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,386
Posted By Clarkspoon

I'm in Greensboro so it is 4+ hours in the car...

I'm in Greensboro so it is 4+ hours in the car either way. I routinely pull the duck boat back and forth, but trailering larger boats tends to become problematic.

Kept a 22' Kencraft on a...
Forum: The Carolinas
12-03-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,076
Posted By Clarkspoon

If I cleaned or waxed the duck boat if would...

If I cleaned or waxed the duck boat if would probably flare all the ducks - they like dull green finishes!!
12-03-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 18,090
Posted By Clarkspoon

4 engines on the back - 3 outer and one inner?

4 engines on the back - 3 outer and one inner?
12-03-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,527
Posted By Clarkspoon

Thanks for the effort getting up with the duck...

Thanks for the effort getting up with the duck hunters, congrats on the improvement in safety results!
I would add operating in congested waterways in the dark to the hazards you enumerated. While...
12-02-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 18,090
Posted By Clarkspoon

I need pics

I need pics
12-02-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,582
Posted By Clarkspoon

I looked at the manual for my Yamaha 200 and was...

I looked at the manual for my Yamaha 200 and was surprised I did not find a single mention of operation in 'freezing' weather.

Anecdotally, I duck hunt with other boats I operate in winter, and...
12-02-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,172
Posted By Clarkspoon

From their website - The Sharrow MX-1™ propeller...

From their website - The Sharrow MX-1™ propeller is the recent winner of the prestigious 2020 Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award. It is specifically designed for high-performance on...
Forum: The Carolinas
12-02-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,076
Posted By Clarkspoon

Also have a 23 Sea Hunt in MHC area. No problem...

Also have a 23 Sea Hunt in MHC area. No problem fishing solo if you choose, easy to beach with the family, very versatile. That said I have a Jones Bro bateau that is primarily a duck boat, great...
Forum: The Carolinas
11-28-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,738
Posted By Clarkspoon

Mind sharing what you were using? i.e. Cigars,...

Mind sharing what you were using? i.e. Cigars, pogys?
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