10 Feet V Hull Aluminum Boats - Bookshelf


Field & Stream
220 pages
Field & Stream

A trio of deluxe 16-foot aluminum fishing boats, the Tournament Fisherman, Mister Musky, and Super Fisherman highlight Mirro- ... rod racks, and insulated fish boxes. The 246 FF is a deep-V hull with a 25-inch transom height, and is rated for up to 280 hp. Hull ... The diversified fiberglass fleet that flies the Thompson Boat Co. burgee contains two non-trailerable, 10-foot- wide, 28-foot- long cabin cruisers.
About this book
FIELD & STREAM, America’s largest outdoor sports magazine, celebrates the outdoor experience with great stories, compelling photography, and sound advice while honoring the traditions hunters and fishermen have passed down for generations.

Field & Stream
122 pages
Field & Stream

All I do with my aluminum boat at the end of a day of coastal fishing is quickly rinse the salt off with a hose and park it. ... Because of aluminum's exceptional durability, aluminum utilities come with excellent factory warranties (5 to 20 years; 10 is most common — that's twice as ... The semi-V hull (below) features a flat bottom starting at the transom and extending forward for a few feet, and then it gradually ...
About this book
FIELD & STREAM, America’s largest outdoor sports magazine, celebrates the outdoor experience with great stories, compelling photography, and sound advice while honoring the traditions hunters and fishermen have passed down for generations.

Popular Science
158 pages
Popular Science

Warranties on aluminum boats run almost 10 times as long as those on glass boats. Even companies that make both glass and aluminum boats warranty their aluminum hulls far longer than their glass ones— 16.7 years for aluminum vs.
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Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.

Popular Science
162 pages
Popular Science

An aluminum fishing boat, this 14-ft. Mirro-Craft has higher-than-usual freeboard and V bottom with chines forward. Flat bottom aft gives ... Boat weighs 202 pounds, handles a 35-hp. outboard. hull traps air in its tunnel for lift, can flip ... In fast boats there are differences of as much as 10 or 20 percent in top speed. ... Running through five- or six-foot waves the tunnels will fill up, the boat will be hard-riding.
About this book
Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.

Up on the River, People and Wildlife of the Upper Mississippi
276 pages
Up on the River, People and Wildlife of the Upper Mississippi

Each year, though, the engines seem to get bigger and the average outboard on a 16- foot river johnboat today is probably ... In such quiet waters as Trempealeau Bay, for example, Ted Koba may power even large johnboats with 10-hor- sepower motors. ... of Grafton, Illinois, has been complaining that his 35-horse motor is just too puny for his big aluminum johnboat. ... across them, and the typical Lake Pepin sportfishing boat has a V-bottomed hull and a 15-horsepower outboard.
About this book
Up on the River is John Madson’s loving and often hilarious tribute to the people, animal life, and places of the Upper Mississippi. Madson’s Upper Mississippi is the part “between the saints,” from St. Louis to St. Paul, and where for thirty years he explored the bright waters of the upper reaches of the mighty river itself as well as the tangled multitude of sloughs, cuts, and side channels that wander through its wooded islands and floodplain forests.  “Some of my best time on the River has been in the company of game wardens, biologists, commercial fishermen, clammers, trappers, hunters, and a smelly, mud-smeared coterie of river rats in general, and my views of the River are far more likely to reflect theirs than those of the transportation industry,” Madson writes of his thirty-year acquaintance with the Mississippi. Traveling mainly by canoe and johnboat, he tells of encounters between archetypal commercial fishermen and archetypal game wardens over hot fish chowder,...

10 Feet V Hull Aluminum Boats - News


One fisherman's plight — and catch shares' toll
By Richard Gaines Pole Writer Around the inside shore of Massachusetts Bay, vestiges of America's earliest industry, stingy fishing boat businesses, are disappearing from scenic harbors, Hull to Scituate, Plymouth to Cape Cod, before our eyes.

Ahoy there, get ready to sail
The taking boat in each category sails away with a $2000 prize. Last year, Santa's sleigh was guided by a reindeer on Lonnie Jackson's 21-foot angler, Jackson 5, which won in the privileged boat category. Sunset Divers' 38-foot V-hull Michael Fitz custom