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About JackStraw

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  1. These 2 pics might give an idea of size of front area and stability. In the striper pic we are both on the same side and the boat is is pretty much level.. Extremely stable and capable.
  2. A couple more pics from JB's website.
  3. Beam is 91", Length is 20'1", hull weight is 2050lbs.
  4. No, it drafts 12 inches. The platform has many advantages besides poling. Provides a lot of stability when fishing from the back of the boat. I have 2 stainless steel rod holders mounted on it which have been great for livelining an extra rod off the back/flat line trolling, etc. The boat is very capable overall, JB's have a great rep.
  5. Just put mine up for sale in the buy/sale/trade forum ( FYI
  6. Well, don't want to but don't have the time to get out anymore so selling my baby. Boat is in great condition. I bought in 2003 with under 200 hours on motor. Boat has been in slip and winter stored at Brielle Marine Basin/Hoffman's Marina since purchase. Was safe and sound in rack at Hoffman's during Sandy, no damage, which they will verify. 1999 150 V6 Saltwater Series II with 850 hours, runs and has always run perfect. Yamalube, ringfree, etc. 1999 Load Rite galvanized steel trailer. Has been stored since 2003, needs some work. Full custom boat cover and center console cover. Dual batteries on battery switch. Dual bilge pumps. Battey charger. AM/FM CD player with speakers. Icom radio. Raymarine FF, Garmin GPS. Under gunnel LED lights. Under gunnel storage for 6 rods. Stand up 6 rod holder next to console. Front anchor locker with 400 ft and Fortress anchor. Large front casting platform with large, dry storage under hatch. Cooler seat with cushions built into console, can be used as more dry storage. Rear livewell and rear storage compartment. SS Poling platform equipped with two more rodholders. SS pop up cleats. Also includes: Pelican Box with epirb, back up radio and GPS. 2 Mustang low profile life vests. Large Dock Box. 2 E-rider bean bag chairs. Adjustable bait table. Misc buckets, brushes, etc, too much to list! Basically, you are ready to fish! $18,000.00[ATTACHMENT=13960][ATTACHMENT=13961][ATTACHMENT=13962]photo6.JPG (107k. JPG file)[/ATTACHMENT][/ATTACHMENT][/ATTACHMENT] Boat is at Hoffman's if you want to set up appointment to inspect.
  7. Popper works great but I use a fly as a trailer that mimics whatever they're eating.
  8. Thanks for all the info! I fished with Bruce Foster at Harker's and ended up fishing with Rob one day also. He was awesome. Brian, that's where I stayed before, might try Beaufort for the food choices. Thanks for the UNC stuff as I was hoping for some good redfishing. It is nice there!
  9. Thanks Brian, on another note, I'm thinking of coming down to Harker's for the first time since 2000. Any suggestions on what/who would be available for lodging and guiding? Also, last week of October or first week of November if you had to chose?
  10. So my oldest has started college majoring in Marine Biology at UNCW. We got her settled in last weekend and I took some time to look around. Looking for advice on fishing the area as I plan to visit often If you can help give me the lay of the land it's much appreciated!