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Caimen vs Waterman 18

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I fish the Louisiana Marsh, spend a lot of time poling quite shallow, but a lot of what I fish requires some significant open water crossings. I'm in the market for a new to me skiff. Given the choice of a Caimen or a Waterman 18, similarly rigged and priced close enough for it to not be a factor, which would you choose and why? Any other strong recommendations in the 18 foot range for those criteria, and again, why? Thanks.
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Waterman 18 all day. Caimen might be a touch drier but waterman is A much better all around boat. depending how it’s laid out the 18 will draft the same as A light build Caimen Cause on the lighter ones the bow seems to get stuck first from my experience.
 
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