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    Your winter project???

    Like everybody else, I spend part of the winter tinkering with baits and other stuff. So, I thought it might be a fun thread to post photos of what we made?? My favorite is the Bait-R-Ator. I just took an old cooler, two Frabil D-cell airators, a rod strap and here is how it looks. Drill two holes, caulk around the tubes, hang the units and a hold down strap. Why? I like to sucker fish till hard water and using the live well pumps on the boat in that weather is asking for trouble. So, what did you make?
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    My winter project

    Hey Junkman,

    Nice work. I may need to copy that.

    I am still finishing my main winter project.
    I like row trolling. I had done it in a regular old 14' aluminum boat. It's too much work, it was killing me, and I can't afford a beautiful row troller.

    I bought one that I got a lead on from a friend. Fiberglas Shell Lake flat transom canoe that needed some fiberglas repairs, and transom replacement. I'm not smart enough to turn down a project.

    Here is a before and after of the transom. Still more work to do. Lot's of keel work to do yet.

    I have to get it done before The Bob Ellis Classic in June.
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