Personal watercraft with a dog question

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  1. Greg Armstrong

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    BrandoRenegade 1.JPG BrandoRenegade 2.JPG I prefer to use a lighter weight dog to properly trim my Renegade as well as my new Predator - as long as he doesn't fall in and turn into a thrashing fish scaring mondo size woolleybugger. Brando hates to stay home and loves the pontoons!;
     
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    The Kodiaks have a "pointier" front end than the Grizzly and a bit more weight capacity. I do really like my Watermaster Kodiak...you'll find each and every personal watercraft has pros and cons. In my opinion, the Watermaster comes really close to being ideal for me. While I do sometimes envy the speed, comfort, and height of the single-man pontoons, when I find myself helping a friend load his frame or lugging his boat down to the water, I remember why I went for the Watermaster.
     
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  3. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

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    Good looking dog...

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    Rosco just turned a year old.
     
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    My lab rides on the back of my WM Kodiak easily. Just remember, more rocker to your boat the deeper you'll draft. WM drafts very little water which is nice for skinny water.
     
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    When I had my dog on the back of my framed boats, I'd move the frame forward to balance the boat. I see a lot of people on the water with their boat riding like the one above and it's an easy adjustment if you want your boat to ride level.
     
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    Hell, if he can fit on the back of this then there's no reason not to put him on the back of any watercraft.... ;)

    There's a story behind the pic and no he doesn't go down the road with me.

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    Hahaha, no goggles or helmet? I made my descision and ordered a NFO Assault XX. It may be a bit big, but it will do everything I need it to and stil break down in my car. Can't wait to try it out.
     
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    I'd rather have too big a boat than too small. Good choice!
     
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    P.Dieter Just Another Bubba

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    You go we go
     
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    I've seen guys in BC using jet skis with spey rods strapped to them cruising up and down the river, maybe I screwed up!

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    I`m taking it you`ve been to Walcott ?
     
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    Here is one we just did for a customer.
     

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    Walcott doesn't ring a bell exactly, but it's in the area for sure, right river. That is a sweet pontoon, and awesome decks. Once I get to the point of trailering, I'll revisit everything.
     

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