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  1. Bragging Spot
    My name is Eric Kimes my cell is 919 432 7112. I live in Mount Olive NC. Mount Olive, NC is a small rural community of about 5,000 people in Southern Wayne County. We are about 90 min from RDU and 60 min from Wrightsville Beach, NC. I fish water from NC to So. FL to LA. Fresh, Salt, fly, spin...
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    The time has come to start my thread. It shall be noted I have a little one on the way in a few weeks. Hopefully in a year I will have a skiff as well. The plan, a 17.5 Conchfish with a ETEC 50. Large casting decks that fit my tent footprint, minimal hatches. Pretty basic family skiff to pole...
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    Here is the short version of my build. It was a lot of fun, work, frustration and reward. I have never built a boat before. In 2017 I did build a cedar canoe and learned some basics. Chris Morejohn and the guys down in Broward that build a much nicer Conchfish than mine provided much support. I...
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    I’m in the beginning stages of building Chris Morejohn’s Conchfish. I’ll be extending the skiff to 17’8”, and widening the upper chines (spray rails), but only by about 0.5” on each side. I’m also planning on having a straight transom with heavily rounded corners, more along the lines of the...
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