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      Fishing Minnesota had added a new menu item (see above) called Fishing Report Clubs. It's a way to keep the really good fishing reports coming and being shared only with those who also provide detailed fishing reports. We will only approve new members who request to join if they have already posted a recent fishing report in the area forum, associated with the Fishing Report Club area  you want to join. We are going to limit the number of regular memberships, in the Fishing Report Clubs, to the top 20  members in each Club, to those with the best frequency and quality fishing reports provided in the club and less so in the regular fishing report forum open to all members. The higher quality fishing report reserved for the club of course. If  you want fishing reports  around your area, I would Join Now, some of the clubs are starting to fill fast. Use the Fishing Reports Club link in the Menu above (after you've posted a fishing report in the regular area forum) and request to Join.
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wallyhunter66

OK guys, I am looking at a new G3 boat a 172C with a yamaha 115 fourstroke on it, it seems like a nice boat. It doesnt seem to be a flashy crestliner or lund but seems well made and solid, anybody have one, and hows it holding up? Yamaha outboards seem good too, any thoughts on them???? My family and i have always had evinrudes/johnsons and mercs any thoughts??? the package seems pretty nice for the money. any feedback by owners or people who know owners would be great. thanks guys!!!!

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Matt C

I have never ridden in once. Seen em on the water. As for the motors, I love my Yami motor. 4 stroke 150. Quite running, excellent gas mileage, and gets from point a to b in a hurry. If they make boats like they do wheelers, bikes, and motors, im sure its a good buy.

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bluebill

wallyhunter was that you loading your boat friday night on clear i was just putting in nice looking rig

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99ranger

I hear they are pretty good boats. As for the Yamaha motors they are great. If you are dealing with the dealer from Waseca. They are great and will take care of you like no other.

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Team Otter

You can't beat Yamaha. As for the boat, I would lean more towards an Alumacraft if it's not a Lund you're after. I know G3 has had a lot of hull problems but perhaps those things have been ironed out and they're good to go. It's something to check on.

Good luck with your new purchase whatever you decide to do.

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luckycrank

Not sure for the boat but I have had a yamaha 150 for 4 years "trouble free" as long as you can keep them out of the rocks!!! :grin as for the alumacraft I have had 3 1 was a 2xb hull and all 3 have leaked however only one was purchased new and the others were someone else headaches so to speak

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wallyhunter66

No bluebill it wasnt me, i havent decided to get the boat yet, but i sure do like the boat and cost!

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wallyhunter66

Hey T.O. what kind of problems? i think it might be helpful to be armed with a little more knowledge of the problem before i discuss it with the dealer. thanks T.O. todd

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Team Otter

Leaking along with some cosmetic issues like peeling paint, etc.

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wallyhunter66

Well guys i got the boat, delivery on wednesday, 172c with 115 yamaha, minkota maxxom pro in front vantage on back, wave wackers, lowrance lcx 27c, on board charger, sony am-fm cd player, cover, air ride seats(all 4) sliders on 3, tilt no feedback steering. im a happy camper er fisher that is. bye the way T.O. the dealer said they did have some problems 8 to 10 years back, but they worked out all the problems and yamaha put alot of money in the factory to make them a world class boat. plus he said the warranty will take care of it if something happens. but he said he hasnt had those problems in 7 or 8 years! none not 1. so that made me feel better. i also talked to 3 others who own the boats and they say no problems with the boat, accessories yes but not the boat, and G-3 took care of them, also nice to hear!! grin.gif

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Team Otter

Congrats on the new rig.

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wallyhunter66

thanks T.O. I'll let you all know how it is on the water this weekend, hopefully, i have a full month and a half work and other responsibilities i have to do but as soon as i get out ill put up a post and let ya know. cool.gif

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wallyhunter66

I just got home from work and I'm really excited, can't wait to get the boat I should have it around 2:30 this afternoon!!! confused.gifgrin.gifcool.gif

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Matt C

Congrats on the new rig. Have fun! It should be a blast!

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