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Discussion in 'Warm Water Species Fishing' started by Matt Bailey, Jun 7, 2017.

  1. hiljak102

    hiljak102

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    I bought mine at the boat show so I got boat show discount but can't see why they go up 4000
     
  2. hiljak102

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    Maybe I won't see many around lol
     

  3. triplelunger

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    I bought my 1650 fishhawk in early fall, and got a heck of a deal... just sayin. I know its hard to wait on something like this.
     
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  4. hiljak102

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    Yup bought mine in February
     
  5. Matt Bailey

    Matt Bailey

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    Maybe I should wait, but that's going to be hard
     
  6. hiljak102

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    It's only money lol and you can't take it with you I always say the boats the cheap part it's all the fishing gear I buy that I don't really need is the expensive part but someone's got to keep the bait shop in business
     
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  7. Matt Bailey

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    Well he Lund Dealer, actually took the 3 kids with me to look, and honestly with me and just them in 1650 it was tight, then strolled across showroom and looked at a Sweetwater 2086BF pontoon, it was nice, and honestly really considering it now.
     
  8. Jimbo 09

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    Pontoons are great too expecially if you just want to take the family for a day on the lake. The other option is to take your 20k and pick up a nice used boat in the 18-20' range that's already set up.
     
  9. Matt Bailey

    Matt Bailey

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    I honestly am amazed what people want for a 12yr old boat, but I did see several of the 1650 for sale today for like 16k that were 2yrs old, surprised that model drops that much in value when others seem to stay so high....and the more I think about the pontoon it would end up being 30K by time I got the trailer and trolling etc for the sweetwater one, or 23k for the Bass Buggy 18 with Ipilot and helix 7 finder
     
  10. hiljak102

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    I have a 22' slx Bennington tritoon with a 150 on it sold my fishing boat when I bought it now I have a new fishing boat if you don't buy a pontoon that's made just for fishing it's tuff to fish off them with bench seats all the way around so now I have both
     
  11. Matt Bailey

    Matt Bailey

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    Lol...that's what I'm trying not to do, whats your thoughts on Suntracker?
     
  12. hiljak102

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    There nice I just suggest getting the biggest motor you can on a pontoon they are a big sail when the wind kicks up
     
  13. jatc

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    Nice a first, but long term durability.... not so much.

    If you are thinking about a pontoon, take a look at Qwest boats. These are Michigan made by Apex marine in St. Louis. If you would like to, they will take you on a tour of the plant to see how they go together. I have been on a few of their models, and if I wasn't looking for a boat to salmon fish out of I would own one. Many models to choose from, and that can also customize the layout to suit your needs if you want.
     
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    shrubmasters@gmail.com

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    You're killing me/us!!! Just buy one!!!!! Shrubby
     
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  15. ESOX

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    Of each????