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  Plug? What plug? We don't need no stinkin' plug!

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Marsh posted 08-19-2005 09:19 PM ET (US)   Profile for Marsh   Send Email to Marsh  
Last Sunday, I launched the 170 Montauk at 5:00AM...just me and the fishing dog. Motored out to my favorite spot, dropped the troller, and started fishing from the raised bow area. After about an hour, I wandered back to the stern area of the boat, and noticed about 1/4 inch of water in the extreme rear deck area, the last two feet or so towards the stern. It seems I had left the bilge plug out. Probably would have taken on a bit more water had I not been standing on the bow the whole time. But 1/4 inch of water is nothing!

Can you imagine fishing for an hour from a bass boat with an open bilge?

Gotta love the Whaler!!! I know I do.

Marsh

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