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  1. Microskiffs For Sale
    First time skiff purchaser.. Palmetto, FL Looking to find something with a polling platform and/or live well, small/shallow enough to get through some back water spots. Big enough for my girlfriend and I. Don’t need anything too fancy just something reliable and shallow. Open to hearing more...
  2. Microskiffs For Sale
    2008 Evinrude E-tec 40 hp. Under 200 hours use. Strong/solid engine. 1 pull start. Water ready. Homestead, FL area. Wood stand included. Delivery negotiable. Asking $3,200 No low-ball offers. contact me for more photos. [email protected]
  3. Introduce Yourself
    Hi All, long time lurker, finally decided to participate. Currently running a 14'6" Johnsen Skiff. Nice little boat for the inshore fishing that I have been doing with it. Coming aboard as I am still tweaking some things about it and wanted the opinions of some of the experts on the forum.
  4. Fly Fishing
    So I’ve been doing some research about fly rods and reels and line all in 9wt because that’s what would best suit me for fishing reds/snook/trout and the occasional Keys fish. I’m planning on a 9’ 9wt Orvis Helios 2 and Nautilus XL Max. As for line, I don’t know too much and was hoping to get...
  5. Introduce Yourself
    I have been a member of fishing forums and have been lurking here for a bit while i get more knowledge and info before i start the build. I am from the Tampa Bay area. where would you guys recommend getting marine plywood in the Tampa Bay area? i will probably get most of my fiberglass and...
  6. General Fishing
    Hey everyone I'm new to the forum but I am currently the owner of a 16ft towee fully rigged for flats fishing. Last year this boat was used extensively near the Fort Myers Beach area and worked flawlessly. This year, however, I'm planning a trip to the Keys for tarpon and do not know much about...
  7. General Discussion
    I've been lucky enough have a 2013 13' Gheenoe as my primary shallow-water boat for the past 6 years but it's time to upgrade. It's been a reliable guide around Punta Gorda's miles of mangrove-lined canals but I want to venture out further and on longer excursions. It only makes sense that I...
  8. Fly Fishing
    I am headed down to the keys for the first week in May for a DIY tarpon trip. Does anybody have any tips they wouldn't mind sharing. Fly patterns or strategies or really anything. Only my second time down there and didn't have much success the first time. I'm staying at Cudjoe key and will be...
  9. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    SOLD East Cape skiffs custom built IPB 16 This boat has always been garage kept, non-ethanol gas only and the best oil used in the amazing Tohatsu 50 tiller. Always “dry launched” off the aluminum trailer. 2010 16’, 2013 Tohatsu 50 short shaft tiller 2 stroke - low hours like new , Electric...
  10. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Sold
  11. General Discussion
    https://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/2018/11/30/don-dingman-teaches-the-world-to-fish-one-child-at-a-time/
  12. Fishing Reports
    Hey guys, my buddy and I are driving from Louisiana to Florida to fish Santa Rosa Sound and the surrounding area in my gheenoe lt25. Not sure what to target or where to go or what to use in that area and to be honest even down here in the Louisiana marshes I am generally a terrible fisherman...
  13. Microskiffs For Sale
    For sale is a 2012 Gheenoe LT25 with Honda DF25 Four Stroke Tiller. Boat and motor has around 30 hours, always garage kept. Motor is practically new. Has electric start, electric tilt and trim. 20" shaft that holds the motor out folder from the water. I'm the second owner. Until now the boat did...
  14. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    2016 nmz gheenoe,trailer and 9.9 mercury 4 stroke. Front and rear raised deck with hatches. Lights,bilge pump,push pole holders with push pole, battery, trolling motor mount, electric switch panel, key lime color. Motor has not even had a 3 gallon tank of gas run through it. Just don't have the...
  15. General Discussion
    Hey All, Looking for some advice on getting a new skiff for under 17k on a 40acre lake in Lutz Fl. I will mostly be using this boat on my home lake and to transfer between smaller lakes/rivers in central Fl. I usually fish alone but would need room for 2 people to fish and on rare occasions 3...
  16. Tournaments
    My local fly shop, Compound Boardshop, is hosting a free snook tournament at the end of the month with some killer prizes. Should be a rad time! A FREE biggest snook, on fly, on foot tournament. To register you must attend Captains Meeting on Friday June 22 @ Compound (3604 S Osprey Ave...
  17. General Discussion
    Esteemed Gentlemen of the Microskiff Clan, Looking to poll the audience on this one for ideas my wife and I haven't thought of. I will be in the unique position in a year of being able to "live wherever I want" and commute for my job. Requirements/Preferences: - Near fishy water - Microskiff...
  18. Introduce Yourself
    Just now joining from Sarasota Florida! I currently have a jon boat but I'm interested in getting a microskiff for my saltwater adventures. I have a YouTube channel and a website where I do product reviews and share my outdoor experiences! Right now I've been putting some serious hours on a Thai...
  19. Fly Fishing
    Figured I would ask you guys what weights you have in your quiver. I currently have a 6, 8, 9, 10, & 12 for my saltwater use with the 8 & 9 getting used 90% of the time. These are all top quality setups that I really like. However I have been wondering lately if should downsize by 1 rod. Maybe...
  20. General Fishing
    Hey guys I am dragging my Lostmen down to the keys. This will be my first time so I'm thinking about getting a guide for a day and DIY the rest. Will be there May 4-11. Any do's or don'ts around that area? Primarily looking for bones and other fish willing to eat a fly! Thanks guys!
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