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Im wondering what the best drift sock there is for your money?? Ive seen them range from $20-100 and am wondering what size to get and if there are any real good ones you would reccommend. I have a 14ft deep V Lund.

Tried the 5 gallon pail thing and it really sucked, didn't even slow my boat down in a 18 km wind.

Cheers!!

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They say what size boat the sockes r for. I got 1 for my 16 ft lund 4 $70 and works great. U might need 4 5 Gallon pails to slow u down.

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I got 2 for my father-in-Law from cabelas online for $45.00 each 40in in diameter for his 17 ft lund. works great. They were on closeout.

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I have one for my Crestliner and it works great. You should take it out on a windy day and find a position in the exact middle of the boat where you can attach a cleat for hooking up the drift sock. That way you can drift your boat sideways allowing one person in the front to fish and one person in the back. Sometimes I hook it off of the bow, but using the cleat on the side works much better it seems. It is defineately a great tool for boat control once you get used to using it, just try to keep the fish away from it while trying to land them.

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