• 2013 shark pecar
  • 2012 stripedbass Wanding1
  • shark2 16x9
  • 2012 lighthouse
  • 2013 stripedbass rowe
  • striper5 61x9
  • striper2 16x9
  • striper3 61x9
  • striper4 61x9
  • Let's go catch some sharks on light tackle and fly!
  • Light tackle action on the Kennebec River
  • How would you like to hook into a big blue shark?
  • One of six lighthouses on the Kennebec
  • Whether you like to fly, spin or bait fish we can get you into the action
  • How about this beauty of a striped bass!
  • Fly fishing for striped bass on the flats of the Kennebec River
  • This is why we go striper fishing early in the morning!
  • We love foggy mornings on the Kennebec!

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Boca Grande, Charlotte Harbor

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Every Flats Skiff Needs a Power Poll - Right?

I'm sorry but it hard to justify the cost of a Micro Power Pole. They are half the price of those full size ones you see on bay boats but still they're $700 plus installation - Really?... 

Problem #1- About 75% of the spots I like to stake up  here on Charlotte Harbor for sea trour, redfish and snook are hard packed limestone sand or oysters. You just can't poke a push pole into that stuff.
Problem #2 - An anchor really tears up grass flats and oysters beds.

This makes a power pole pretty appealing for sure but I'm cheap.

stickit1

Here's my $90 alternative. A 7 foot Stick It stake out pin from Fishin Franks and two $3.00 nylon fairleads from the Marine Trading Post. Stick It makes a really nice mount for $150, but I like $6.00 much better and I finally have a use for the rear trolling motor mount that came with the skiff.

stickit2

Yeh, I do have to take two steps across the aft casting deck to deploy the pin rather than pushing on a cool remote control. When not in use, it stows perfectly in the Redfisher's rod rack. Works just fine for me and there's $600 left in the checkbook.

stickit3

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