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#1 Briscarp

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 08:39 PM

Thinking of getting a bait boat the guys on the pool I fish been getting some greT results any advise on what boat is best for value

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 01:04 PM

Got a viper icon, it is slow as hell and the battery life isnt as good as i would have hoped. think i would have a look at the waverunners. Well unless u intend to spend 650 quid on one because then it has to be a microcat.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 04:03 PM

Thinking of getting a bait boat the guys on the pool I fish been getting some greT results any advise on what boat is best for value

Thanks mate so many diff boats around did like the look of the microcat,even waverunner looks on but supprised about the viper looks a good boat

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Posted 28 February 2012 - 11:35 PM

Its ok for what i wanted (towing live baits about 50 yards for cats mostly) but its a tad on the small side when i used it on a couple of bigger venues. Not sure about the big waverunner but the atom goes like a bullet.

Look up the vdrone boat, now thats a piece of kit. Watch the online video it is amazing.

Would go for the microcat if money is no option, watch out for swans as ive seen two sunk by them. Swiftly bought my icon in as the swan turned to persue it :D.

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 07:32 PM

"watch out for swans as ive seen two sunk by them"

Just mount a couple of tiny water cannons on the boat so you can chase away any unwanted pests. You can always say it is a fireboat and can be used to rescue any other bait boats that catch fire.
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Posted 03 March 2012 - 08:02 AM

ha ha ha seriously, it may just have been the lake i was on but the swans were very terratorial and they sank two microcats in a week, bearing in mind microcats are huge, the swans just sit on them. My viper icon looks like a bit fell off a microcat so i stayed well clear.

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Posted 13 April 2014 - 11:43 AM

do what me and some mates did and build your own 

 

http://rod-donkey.blogspot.co.uk/

 

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just realised im 2 years to late oh well if you have a look i hope you enjoy 



#8 John S

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Posted 13 April 2014 - 06:05 PM

Interesting article though, well done :)


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Species caught in 2016: Alder, Blackthorn, Common Ash, Crab Apple, Left Earlobe, Pedunculate Oak,  Rock Whitebeam, Scots Pine, Smooth-leaved Elm, Swan, Wayfaring tree.

Species caught in 2015: Ash, Bird Cherry, Black-Headed Gull, Common Hazel, Common Whitebeam, Elder, Field Maple, Gorse, Puma, Sessile Oak, White Willow.

Species caught in 2014: Big Angry Man's Ear, Blackthorn, Common Ash, Common Whitebeam, Downy Birch, European Beech, European Holly, Hawthorn, Hazel, Scots Pine, Wych Elm.
Species caught in 2013: Beech, Elder, Hawthorn, Oak, Right Earlobe, Scots Pine.

Species caught in 2012: Ash, Aspen, Beech, Big Nasty Stinging Nettle, Birch, Copper Beech, Grey Willow, Holly, Hazel, Oak, Wasp Nest (that was a really bad day), White Poplar.
Species caught in 2011: Blackthorn, Crab Apple, Elder, Fir, Hawthorn, Horse Chestnut, Oak, Passing Dog, Rowan, Sycamore, Willow.
Species caught in 2010: Ash, Beech, Birch, Elder, Elm, Gorse, Mullberry, Oak, Poplar, Rowan, Sloe, Willow, Yew.



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Posted 13 April 2014 - 06:07 PM

rod donkey,

 

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Posted 13 April 2014 - 06:12 PM

Forgot to say that.... Welcome to Anglers Net rod donkey :thumbs:


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Quanti Canicula Ille In Fenestra

 

Species caught in 2017 Common Ash, Hawthorn, Hazel, Scots Pine, White Willow.

Species caught in 2016: Alder, Blackthorn, Common Ash, Crab Apple, Left Earlobe, Pedunculate Oak,  Rock Whitebeam, Scots Pine, Smooth-leaved Elm, Swan, Wayfaring tree.

Species caught in 2015: Ash, Bird Cherry, Black-Headed Gull, Common Hazel, Common Whitebeam, Elder, Field Maple, Gorse, Puma, Sessile Oak, White Willow.

Species caught in 2014: Big Angry Man's Ear, Blackthorn, Common Ash, Common Whitebeam, Downy Birch, European Beech, European Holly, Hawthorn, Hazel, Scots Pine, Wych Elm.
Species caught in 2013: Beech, Elder, Hawthorn, Oak, Right Earlobe, Scots Pine.

Species caught in 2012: Ash, Aspen, Beech, Big Nasty Stinging Nettle, Birch, Copper Beech, Grey Willow, Holly, Hazel, Oak, Wasp Nest (that was a really bad day), White Poplar.
Species caught in 2011: Blackthorn, Crab Apple, Elder, Fir, Hawthorn, Horse Chestnut, Oak, Passing Dog, Rowan, Sycamore, Willow.
Species caught in 2010: Ash, Beech, Birch, Elder, Elm, Gorse, Mullberry, Oak, Poplar, Rowan, Sloe, Willow, Yew.



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