Pram Plans

Discussion in 'Watercraft' started by Mike (Doc) LaCombe, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. funfisher

    funfisher Fish On!

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    If you want to build the best fly fishing pram around, get in touch with the Port Ludlow Fly Fishing club. They have a design that will knock your socks off. Less than 8 ft long. Built from a couple of sheets of plywood with mostly straight cuts. This boat has a single center mounted swivel seat. You can customize it with oarlocks, electric motor, whatever makes YOUR boat float. It allows you to stand up and cast or sit down and troll. Great boat that a lot of the club members have built and love. They get together every Tuesday morning at 9 am at the South Shore Club in Port Ludlow. :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
  2. Mike (Doc) LaCombe

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    I sent them an e-mail seeking information. I'm still waiting. :hmmm:

    Mike
     
  3. Mike (Doc) LaCombe

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    Here as promised is a picture of my new pram. All that is needed is the hardware and she is good to go.

    Mike

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  4. Mike (Doc) LaCombe

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  5. Mike (Doc) LaCombe

    Mike (Doc) LaCombe Member

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    Ok I've tried twice to add a photo from photobucket and neither worked. Now what?
     
  6. Ed Call

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    FF, upload it from your PC, not Photobucket or load it into your profile's gallery here then load from there.
     
  7. Mike (Doc) LaCombe

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    Ok I hope it's here now.
     

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  8. Milt Roe

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    Not my idea of a good design for the fishing I like to do, but I'm sure it works well for the style of fishing for those who advocate it. In a bit of wind or current that thing looks like it would be a chore to navigate. I like to cover a lot of water, so a decent rowing design is my strong preference. A stroke on the oars that moves you 30 feet in a straight line is a pleasure.
     
  9. Gorgefly

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    Not sure waht you are getting at Tom?
    I am saying I would take the $1300 and buy a Stillwater Classic from Spring Creek.
    I absolutely love mine....65lbs. very stable, and very comfy. Can't see how you could beat that combination of weight, durability, and comfort.
     
  10. Gorgefly

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    BTW... pram design looks like it would be very practical. How heavy is the boat?
     
  11. Mike (Doc) LaCombe

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    Not sure but I am guessing the weight is around 70lbs. Also I will have less than $400 when I get the hardware on. It will ride either on my little trailer or in the back of my truck. For the lakes I want to use it it will be great.
     
  12. Gorgefly

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    looks like a similar design to mine....you'll never want to fish lakes in a toon again.
     
  13. Caveman

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    Here is my Pram Plans, about $500.

    Adam
     

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  15. Wayne Kohan

    Wayne Kohan fish-ician

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    Nice looking boat for a good price.

    That pretty little thing wearing the life jacket will cost you more than $500 during her lifetime. I have 5 kids, only one girl though. Putting 2 through college right now.

    Wayne