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Can she handle it? (Meaning my piece of sh** boat) or do I sell it


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I bought a leaky 1978 16 foot Mirrocraft boat back when I was 18 and I've had her for about 6 years now and I've constantly battled with it. Its got a 75 horse '89 oil injected suzuki on it, which runs decent, but I've had a running debate with my friends wondering whether she could make er on a weekend camping trip to Wini. What do you guys think? I want to head up on the weekend of the 11th of June here and want to know if I should just cruise around Cutfoot or take a risk and hit the big lake and risk sinking or motor failure. Or crap, maybe I could just skip the trip and sell the boat, any ideas on what I might get for a boat like that? Are there still good numbers fish in Cutfoot that time of year either? No Bob's bar is good right away and there are some hogs on and around Seelye point, but are there any better spots to take a look? Thanks for the info. Go ahead and savage my boat too, I scream at it everyday.

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Put an auto bilge pump in it, goober up the rivets and

livewell fittings with silicone and go fishing.

Winnie is a great lake, but can get big waves, so play it safe and try to fish the wind side if possible.

Respect the lake and you will be fine.

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How are you doing Paul!

Yes, we went up to Winnie for 4 days the week before memorial weekend.

The heathen can sure catch fish!

Whats your email address?

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Kraig - apologize I didn't reply right away. email is [email protected] ---- oh yea, I caught my first muskie on Saturday and it was 51 inches. I've been smiling ever since - never thought a single fish could make a guy so happy.

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