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  1. General Discussion
    Does anybody on here have actual first hand experience on a maverick 17 hpx-s / hpx-v and also on a saltmarsh heron 16? Im in line for a heron 16 tournament and only 2 months into waiting i feel like 12-15 months is a ridiculous amount of time and have considered spending about the same give or...
  2. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Decided to list my 2016 Ankona shadowcast 16’. I want to start off by saying i have literally taken out every inch of wire in the boat and run all new marine wire and duplex to everything on a new fuse block and switch panel. The boat needs nothing at all and is ready to fish right now and im...
  3. Fly Fishing
    So my objective was to do a little pre-fishing for Super Lure Slam on October 26, but for once the wind was down, the tides were great, and the water clarity allowed for sight casting that we normally don't see until November. So I pulled out the 5 wt, tied on a High Flies Mulletaire and went to...
  4. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I have a 2016 Copperhead with 150ish hours.... that will go up. The boat has been garage kept and I run Rec 90 only. I have never taken it out without putting soap on it before I put it up. I am looking to get a boat that is bigger. I am in no hurry and will answer any questions you may have. I...
  5. Microskiffs For Sale
    2016 Ankona Shadowcast 16' Center Console with Tohatsu 20 Motor Selling my immaculate 2016 Ice Blue / Matterhorn White 16 foot Shadowcast with Float-on trailer (includes breakaway tongue, spare tire and guide posts). Adult owned; original owner and garage kept, must sell due to unforeseen...
  6. Microskiffs For Sale
    I am trading in my bay boat for a skiff and the one I have narrowed down to is an Ankona Cheyenne. Is there a Cheyenne owner in the Jacksonville area that would give me a little time to look his boat over and ask questions about it? Thanks in advance Randy 904-510-4523
  7. Microskiffs For Sale
  8. Bragging Spot
    So far we just have a hull and a deck....more pics to come! Hull: Shark Grey Deck: Aqua Mist #shadowcastflyfishing #saltmarshskiffs #saltmarsh1444 #polingskiff #technicalpolingskiff #customskiff
  9. General Discussion
    Dry storage is always an issue on microskiffs. The Salt Marsh 1444 just got a little more dry storage on the new deck configuration.
  10. Introduce Yourself
    Hey everyone, I'm new to the forum and new to boat ownership. I've recently purchased a 2013 Ankona Native SUV 17' and I'm absolutely loving it. I'm looking forward to all the information this forum has to offer! Currently living in the Central Florida area and fishing the mosquito lagoon and...
  11. Microskiffs For Sale
    2008 Gladesman 18 with honda 25 no trailer $7,000. Electric trim and tilt, carbon tiller extension pole, poling platform, push pole, electric trim tabs, rigged for trolling motor (no trolling motor), nav lights, 5 gallon tank under bow. Runs good, fully serviced and gone through. Has a new...
  12. Fishing Reports
    FULL VIDEO - I took my kids shad fishing on the Tailrace Canal in Moncks Corner. The fishing was slow. Stay tuned for the 2018 Offshore Fishing Season in 4K. Inflatable Life Jackets used in video -
  13. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    20 horse Suzuki power tilt electric start. Pulling platform with rod holders, guide box with live well and Handel. Wired for trolling motor with quick connect mount. Electrical panel with switches and pumps. Continental trailer all like new not a scratch. Approximately 20 hours. 14ft 8 inch. I...
  14. Microskiffs For Sale
    I am selling my Shadowcast 16' with Suzuki 15 hp and aluminum custom trailer. Boat, motor, and trailer are in excellent shape. very low hours. LED lights, deck hatches, poling platform, livewell, spare tire and spare props. Minn Kota trolling motor with removable bracket also available...
  15. General Discussion
    Hi, I'm looking to purchase a shadowcast 16 and would like to ride on one, jump on polling platform, etc. to see how it performs. Does anyone have one of these boats? I live in Louisiana, and would prefer to see one within 3-4 hours drive time. Please msg me if this is something that can be...
  16. General Discussion
    So hypothetically, if my Johnsen skiff rebuild is an utter failure, what budget new hull should I go with. Budget wise I think I can get a decent LT25 gheenoe, bare bones Skimmer 14 or 16, and bare bones Ankona Shadowcast 16 and stretching it to get the 18. Does anyone care to share any...
  17. General Discussion
    Does anyone have any experience with the difference between the two? And any clue what the waiting list is for either?
  18. Tournaments
    Estero Bay Skiff Classic May 21 Hosted by The Salty Crab Bar & Grill Grand Slam Tournament Tarpon, Snook, Redfish & Trout 80% PAYOUT LAUNCH BOATS Safe Light Weigh In 3:00 pm Register your team now at this is a qualifier tournament for Championship Tournament...
  19. Florida Gulf Coast
    You can win a SaltMarsh Skiffs sm144 skiff in the Skiff ClassicS Tournament Series. Qualify your team and win the championship. Check it out at
  20. Florida Gulf Coast
    You can win a SaltMarsh Skiffs sm144 in the Championship Skiff Classic. Qualify for the Championship and take your shot. The Estero Bay Skiff Classic is May 21 hosted by The Salty Crab Bar & Grill. This is a Grand Slam Tournament. Entry fee $200/team. Register now AR