Wooden Fishing Boats

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  1. riverrun

    riverrun Member

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    Tom:

    Thanks for the info and directions. Unfortunately, it looks like I will not be able to make it on the 22nd. Hopefully, there will be other opportunities to get together soon. RR
     
  2. speyfisher

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    showing off pet projects

    Got all excited about this until I remembered GF has us booked for a $^&#$$ cruise. bawling: Maybe next year.
     
  3. Greg Price

    Greg Price Love da little fishies

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    could you send a pic of your trailer/boat to me?

    I have never seen a canoe trailer and it sounds like a great idea.
     
  4. Jim Speaker

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    Hm, an old thread on wooden boats. Here's my baby, she's a 16' Don Hill built by Don in 1976.
     
  5. Warren Messer

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    The boat I'm building now is not a fishing boat, but it could be used for that. I've made a bunch of youtube videos during the construction of the hull, to show how Stitch and Glue works. See them at www.youtube.com/redbarnboats. I will be posting several more before I'm done, so bookmark the link. I will start out again on the next hull with scarfing, layout, and lofting. What I am doing is not the only way to build a boat, but it works for me, and I am always changing the way I do things. So what you see is not written in any stone.
     
  6. Zane Wyll

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    Heres my driftboat[​IMG]
    I love it. Very light and easy to handle. www.riverwoodboats built it.
     
  7. Bob Triggs

    Bob Triggs Stop Killing Wild Steelhead!

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    You who are interested in wooden fishing boats; designs, plans and building techniques etc, should check out the Events Forum and Calendar for the 31st Annual Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend, WA September 5/6/7.

    I know of some amateur built Drift boats that will be there, a few old time fishing skiffs, prams etc. If you want to build your own boat this is a great event for seeing what is possible and finding out how best to begin.

    The link: www.woodenboat.org/festival/
     
  8. Joshw

    Joshw Tamer of Trouts

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    For those of you that will be in the Livingston area on August 30th there will be a Wooden Boat Show on the Banks of the Yellowstone at the Yellowstone Valley Ranch. Should be a good number of wooden driftboats on hand to oogle over! Unfortunately, I'll be in Glacier NP that weekend.

    Josh
     
  9. Wayne Kohan

    Wayne Kohan fish-ician

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    Unfortunately???? I'd give my left cajone to be in Glacier any weekend. You live a charmed life.....

    Wayne
     
  10. Jim Speaker

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    I bought my boat from a guy in Montana, pretty sure this is the show that my boat has been to. I probably will wait until next year, but I would like to pull my boat up to Port Townsend for that show... the website is pretty interesting. I'd be a clueless wooden boat owner at that show - just a guy that made a lucky purchase and is starting to learn a little.