Assault XX anchor system for moving water -Ideas please

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by pdev, Apr 25, 2013.

  1. pdev Salmon On the Fly

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    Cowichan River BC
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    Hi Everyone,
    Would appreciate all ideas on how to anchor my new Assault xx 2 person in moving waters.
    All ideas appreciated.
    Thanks in Advance,
    Pete
  2. Bill Aubrey Active Member

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    Tacoma, WA
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    I'm hoping you mean SLOWLY moving water. The Scotty anchor mount will work, but when I am floating, I usually bring the anchor in the craft if the water is knarly. And, have a sharp knife REAL handy.
  3. pdev Salmon On the Fly

    Posts: 31
    Cowichan River BC
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    Thanks Bill,
    I drifted the Cowichan River down to my place once so far with the Scotty System and the straps slipped a lot. I'm thinking of strapping down a solid piece of plywood on the back to mount the anchor lock on using the back and closest side "D" Rings. I was able to hold in fairly quick water using a couple of old rotors as an anchor. My only problem was the slipping of the straps. Yes I have a very sharp knife at the ready at all times. Bringing the anchor aboard in white water is a good idea . Although the Anchor mount held great on my initial drift I will take your suggestion in future. Wouldn't want it to deploy in rapids for sure.
    Thanks again,
    Pete