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by Mike10gs
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: New Boat/Motor thoughts.
Replies: 24
Views: 6561

Re: New Boat/Motor thoughts.

Now comes the work! Rod holders, fish finders, downriggers oh my...... That's the fun part where you make your boat "yours". [cool] Yeah, after you get over the first hole drilled in the new boat..... They hurt less with time. Hahahaha it's so funny you say that I have literally not put anything el...
by Mike10gs
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: New Boat/Motor thoughts.
Replies: 24
Views: 6561

Re: New Boat/Motor thoughts.

beeman wrote:Congrats, a little envious as I am still waiting for a pickup date for my new one
The set up I got is pretty simple. All they need to do is hook up the motor and the battery. I'm so excited I cant wait. Might go out Sunday morning. Lol
What boat are you getting?
by Mike10gs
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: New Boat/Motor thoughts.
Replies: 24
Views: 6561

Re: New Boat/Motor thoughts.

Thanks everyone who gave me there experience and advice. I ended up getting the 16'Lund wc with 20hp Suzuki.
Should be ready to pick up Saturday. Super excited.
by Mike10gs
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: New Boat/Motor thoughts.
Replies: 24
Views: 6561

Re: New Boat/Motor thoughts.

Hey clarkbre thank you for the response. I checked out your mods on it. I like that! I keep asking my fiance and she sais the same. Does 5hp really matter. We never want to go fast or are going fast all the time. Just to get where we need to get then we troll mostly. So yea I guess 5hp does not real...
by Mike10gs
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: New Boat/Motor thoughts.
Replies: 24
Views: 6561

Re: New Boat/Motor thoughts.

Yea I feel like I'm going to hear the same things. Just like my fiance is telling me. Lol And I guess if she would ever have to drive or turn it on, it will be much easier for her. I need to make a decision quick because it's the last 16' or I'll have to wait a few more weekss.atleast in my area. I ...
by Mike10gs
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: New Boat/Motor thoughts.
Replies: 24
Views: 6561

Re: New Boat/Motor thoughts.

Thanks for the reply beeman. My budget is no more than 11 to 12k. I know I can find used but I dont want to go through someone else's problems, did that already. I want to get new and yes I have looked at all welded boats. I would love one but they are too pricey at the moment. Maybe when I'm older ...
by Mike10gs
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: New Boat/Motor thoughts.
Replies: 24
Views: 6561

Re: New Boat/Motor thoughts.

I think I should also mention that my very first thought was to just buy boat and trailer. I have a 2001 9.9 mercury 4 stroke in my garage. I have not used it in like 2 yrs. I know it will need some tuning up but I know it works. So I was just going to throw that on it. I dont want to always go fast...
by Mike10gs
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: New Boat/Motor thoughts.
Replies: 24
Views: 6561

Re: New Boat/Motor thoughts.

Thank you so much AJ's Dad for taking the time and replying. You gave alot of great info. Trust me I have thought about the Lund boat more. I have gone out on a smokercraft but an 18ft. But as you said. I look at the lunds and just man they look really nice. I have seen that lunds carry there value ...
by Mike10gs
Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: New Boat/Motor thoughts.
Replies: 24
Views: 6561

New Boat/Motor thoughts.

Hi everyone, after a few years of fishing on my little 12ft and old 18ftmarlin that's just a pain sometimes, I have decided I want to get a new boat. First I dont really want to hear anything negative or why I shouldn't do this or that. I would like to hear experiences people have had with the route...
by Mike10gs
Fri May 26, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Shellfishing/Squid/Crayfish
Topic: Shrimping
Replies: 9
Views: 6873

Re: Shrimping

I might go try area 11, which is only for coonstripe and pink shrimp but i also read it will open for coho on june 1st.
by Mike10gs
Thu May 25, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Shellfishing/Squid/Crayfish
Topic: Shrimping
Replies: 9
Views: 6873

Re: Shrimping

Thank you. That is what i read as well. What is the go to bait for shrimping. I will most likely go out from mukilteo. Ive never been there if anyone has any info on where or what to go looking for i would appreciate it. Thanks
by Mike10gs
Wed May 24, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Saltwater Fishing
Topic: Shrimping
Replies: 1
Views: 1307

Shrimping

Hey everyone, i posted on the squid/crayfish but thought id post on saltwater to see if more people read it. I know it was open on may 6th for shrimping but read on the WDFW that its going to re open on june 1st for that day. Is this correct? Thanks
by Mike10gs
Wed May 24, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Shellfishing/Squid/Crayfish
Topic: Shrimping
Replies: 9
Views: 6873

Re: Shrimping

Thanks. Well in the website is where i saw it said it will re open on june 1st. Will be checking everyday though thanks
by Mike10gs
Wed May 24, 2017 6:07 am
Forum: Shellfishing/Squid/Crayfish
Topic: Shrimping
Replies: 9
Views: 6873

Shrimping

Hey everyone i have a question. I know here in the puget sound shrimping was open on may 6. I read that it will open again on june 1st for certain amount of hrs. Is this correct.? Would really like to go and try for the first time. Thanks on any info
by Mike10gs
Sat May 13, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: 115 hp merc not accelerating
Replies: 27
Views: 4698

Re: 115 hp merc not accelerating

Got it. So i wont know for sure till i go try it on the water.
by Mike10gs
Sat May 13, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: 115 hp merc not accelerating
Replies: 27
Views: 4698

Re: 115 hp merc not accelerating

Sorry it took me a while to actually get around to it. Today i finally did. I actually went ahead and changed my spark plugs. Have not done it at all the time ive owned it which is a little over 2 years. Cleaned my gas tank and put fresh fuel with 1oz Quickleen and Quickstor. I ran it at home with t...
by Mike10gs
Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Saltwater Fishing
Topic: Need Halibut Fishing Partner
Replies: 8
Views: 2644

Re: Need Halibut Fishing Partner

This is interesting. Have always wanted to go into canadian waters.
by Mike10gs
Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: 115 hp merc not accelerating
Replies: 27
Views: 4698

Re: 115 hp merc not accelerating

Thanks everyone. I sprayed in the 3 carbs. I sprayed directly in the openings. Will let sit till tomorrow.

I will clean out the gas tank. Its only a 5 gal tank. Don't know what i will do with the gas. But is pacific pride or texaco ethanol free gas?
by Mike10gs
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: 115 hp merc not accelerating
Replies: 27
Views: 4698

Re: 115 hp merc not accelerating

So i got one that said carb and choke cleaner. Bought it from outdoor emporium. I will put some on today then again tomorrow and give it a try. Now will be looking for non ethonal gas to try it with. Thanks again guys
by Mike10gs
Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: 115 hp merc not accelerating
Replies: 27
Views: 4698

Re: 115 hp merc not accelerating

Did not get a chance to go get some carb cleaner but will go tomorrow. Amx - i will do exactly as you mentioned. Thank you Yes the gas i get does say that. I had no idea. I will definately look for a different gas station. No i am in king county. Was out on lake washington by rainier beach. Again TH...