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08-05-2003 07:38 PM
JimboJones
Tx. I have looked at Easterns but

the one I saw did not have much room to cast.

The bristol skiff is small, but it has a large platform in the stern. Haven't seen the inside of the Stagepoint yet, but I sure like the exterior looks.
08-05-2003 03:31 PM
BigDave Gotcha.

FYI the Trophy only draws about 8 inches and we beached it (once accidentally ) a couple of times over the weekend. I was just struck by the comfort and practical layout of the thing.

Wish I had one in my driveway so I could tell you all about it
08-05-2003 03:27 PM
DFix What I take from Jim's mention of classic lines makes me think of Novi style as opposed to displacement with lots of vee and deadrise - a Finest Kind, Eastern, Stagepoint, et al, has lots of room for people to move around, fish from, and yet it's slung low enough to be beached. I have to be honest - after I first thought about it, I also wanted to add the Whaler to the list. I'm not much on vee hulls with a ton of deadrise for getting close to the rocks to cast to foam and wash.
08-05-2003 02:58 PM
BigDave Friend of mine took me out on his 20" Trophy CC a couple of weeks ago. I was quite impressed with the ride and layout - the console is a bit farther forward in these which makes for a nice casting deck in back. Nice high gunnels for the little ones too.
08-05-2003 02:45 PM
DFix Used Eastern, small Sisu, your other choices - agreed, depending what's available.

Signed, Jealous From Salem
08-04-2003 09:56 PM
JimboJones
Best boat for....

Flyfishing, family of 5 beach excursions and trips across Salem Harbor.

I like classic lines and I am considering:

Bristol Skiff
Stagepoint 17
Roth Bilt 15

I am only going to purchase used, so alot will depend on what is available.

Anyone have any thoughts.

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