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Would like an opinion about my boat!

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I am new to this site. We moved down to Fl. 5 yr's ago from the Mound area.

Not what we had expected and we are moving back up mn. in the spring of 07. I have a

1996 boat. It is a 17'6" Aquasport 175 Osprey Classic C/C Loaded with all the great fishing pkg's. It's got a Johnson 88 special motor on it and I just love this boat it is a great fishing boat.

I was just wanting to get an idea and an opinion on how this boat would be for deep water lakes and shallow lakes. It only draws 10 inches w/motor up. Should I sell or by another up there. What would you do? Thanks. Good Hookin'

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I wouldnt sell the boat. It sounds like it would be a great all fish boat!

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Depends on your main fishing interests........if you tend to or intend to fish Millie or other big waters for walleye....that can get pretty rough, I have run Skeeter bass Boats for twenty years, just sold my zx185 with a 175 intruder, next boat is going to be a deepV Skeeter.....alot more operator friendly when it get's nasty out there and a whole lot less punishing. Keep yours for a while, if it is not fitting the bill.............tradeit!...........LOBY smile.gif

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I was in the Navy and stationed in Jax Fla. I had a 19' Cobia CC then with graph, gps, the works. I sold it thinking it woukld not be a good boat for up north. I now kick myself for selling it everytime I go out on a big lake (Especially Superior). I would love to have that boat back now. I'd say keep it. You can always buy a used small 12-14 footer for putting around the small lakes and streams.

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