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  1. Transom strong enough for transom mount platform?

    General Discussion
    Probably a newbie question here, but can most all transom's hold the weight of a 200 lb guy on a transom mount poling platform. Just seems like a lot of added stress on the transom to me. I have a 1992 scout 141 sport with a 2001 yamaha 40 2-stroke on it that weighs 191 pounds. 40 is its max HP...
  2. Buying a new flats boat

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    Looking for poling platform pros and cons. Will not pole a lot but seems like a good place to fish from when running the trolling motor or when kids are on the bow. Your favorite design or pics would be nice. Friend owns a fabrication shop said he could make what ever I can come up with. Pics...
  3. 1990 Custom Quasar Marine 17' "Navy Tender", Loaded, with 2004 90 HP Yamaha and Trailer

    Boating, Fishing and Marine Products for Sale
    First $6,000 or best offer. Cash only. Custom 17' Flats skiff with poling platform, loaded, with 2004 Yamaha 90 HP and trailer. This is a fishing machine, with many innovative features. These boats were designed and built by a NASA engineer in Cocoa, FL for three years, 1987 - 1990. This is a...
  4. Starboard for poling platform

    Boat Yard Basics
    Adding a poling platform onto my skiff and was thinking of using starboard for the actual top. Has anybody ever done this and had success? I am particularly wondering about what thickness I need. There is a big price different between 1/2 inch and 3/4 inch. Would 1/2 inch do it?
  5. Recommendations for vendor to fabricate a poling platform

    General Discussion
    Hello (I'm new to MicroSkiff, so please let me know if this is posted incorrectly.) I want to add a poling platform to my Yamaha, G3, 18' tunnel jon. I intend to use it in the Southeast USA, Florida to Texas chasing bonefish, tarpon, reds, etc. as applicable. I plan to spend the month of May in...
  6. Need Advice on Poling Off the Bow

    Fly Fishing
    I find myself fishing alone quite a bit and trying to pole my skiff off the stern platform sinks it too much to get a good draft without someone on the bow. I have been poling on the bow, basically backwards till I can spot something then spin it around 180 (if it's wide enough) and try to cast...
  7. Poling platform on jon boat?

    Boat Yard Basics
    I have been using a yeti for a few years now, and I've decided I'm ready for a upgrade. Anyone have pics or ideas for a true poling platform for a jon boat?
  8. Hells bay plankton poling platform

    Bragging Spot
    I know a lot of you aren’t fans of these boats, but it’s my first Hells bay, and I came from a Gheenoe 15’4 so I still feel like it’s a step up haha. Anyways I make poling platforms, casting platforms, and grab bars ect. Just wanted to show them off a little haha.
  9. Price Reduced: 2019 Towee Rivermaster Calusa Pro

    Microskiffs For Sale
    No longer for sale 2019 Custom Towee Rivermster Calusa Pro with only 3 hours on motor.
  10. Poling platform ideas!?

    General Discussion
    I need help with poling platform ideas. I have a 13 Gheenoe and want something that sits a little higher then a cooler. I have good balance so I’m not worried about that. I have a friend that works with aluminum so he can make whatever I want. Post pics and give me some ideas
  11. 14' Malibu Skiff

    Microskiffs For Sale
    Custom built 14' Skiff 2003 Mercury Tiller Long shaft Fixed Bobs Jack Plate Poling Platform by Quality T-Tops Bait well Stereo 6 year old build, solid boat and everything works as it should Tarpon Springs FL Build photos https://www.microskiff.com/threads/malibu-rebuild.17373/ Asking 3800.00...
  12. 2008 ranger phantom 168

    Boating, Fishing and Marine Products for Sale
    2008 ranger phantom 168. Asking $18,000 75hp Evinrude etec w/400 hours. Motor has been meticulously maintained and is spotless internally. Has a three blade stainless prop. Will push the boat at 35mph loaded. Boat has new cranking battery. Bobs machine shop 6” jack plate with swim...
  13. Ankona Skiff 2013 Native SUV for sale

    Sold/Expired Classifieds
    17' Ankona Native SUV 2012, Seafoam Grn Center console, Poling platform, livewell Poling platform has removable professionally fabricated railing across rear of platform for my security. 40 Etec Bobs Machine Shop low water pickup Power jack plate Lenco electric trim tabs VHF radio Minn-Kota 24V...
  14. Gheenoe Classic

    Microskiffs For Sale
    Taking the ad down
  15. Platform Powder coating fix hep needed!

    Boat Yard Basics
    Hey all, See attached pics, I have some minor bubbling coming up at two of the feet bases on my platform. I'm looking for options if anyone knows how to take care of this without having to do a full removal and powder coating of the entire structure. The rest of the coating is in perfect...
  16. 2017 Towee Rivermaster Calusa

    Sold/Expired Classifieds
    2017 Towee Rivermaster Calusa Suzuki 20 HP EFI DF20AES2 (Less than 4 hours) 2017 MinnKota 55 lb Thrust Powerdrive with i-Pilot USA-Made Big Crank ETX30L Battery 400 CCA Interstate Deep Cycle Battery 90 AH Full Electrical System Duplex Cable Wiring Heavy Duty 4 Breaker Panel Shark Eye Navigation...
  17. SOLD/EXPIRED Looking for a poling platform for carolina skiff j16 tiller

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    Looking for one that would work without interfering with the tiller handled, thanks I'm in the Tampa bay area, Steve
  18. SOLD/EXPIRED Carbon Marine poling platform and casting platform for sale

    Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Carbon fiber poling platform by Carbon Marine. Was mounted on my boat when I bought it but I removed before use because it's too short for my OB motor. Nice discount on this beauty that is literally like new. $1350. Dimensions: 36" x 22" top 28 1/2' tall 31" OC spread front legs 33" OC...
  19. SOLD/EXPIRED Wagner 15' center console

    Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Hey everyone, The time has come for me to sell my old sled. I am the second owner of this boat and bought it in 2007 from my uncle who had the boat built for him. The boat has served me well for many years but now I've bought a bigger boat and this one has to go. These boats were based off the...
  20. Building a casting platform for Low Tide Guide

    Bragging Spot
    Been needing a casting platform for my Low Tide, living in the sticks in NW FL there are limited options with regards to good aluminium fab shops, and I'm not buying anything from a shop I've never been to Sight-un-seen. I luckily have a good friend Joe, a couple blocks away that has a nice...
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