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View Poll Results: How do you primarily get to the fish? Select all that apply.
Wade / Shore fish 41 91.11%
Use a Pontoon Boat or Float Tube 9 20.00%
Use a Kayak or Canoe 8 17.78%
Use a power or flats boat 3 6.67%
Use a drift boat or whitewater raft 4 8.89%
Use a pram or Jon boat 2 4.44%
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Default How do you get to the fish?

In full disclosure, I personally have several types of watercraft both human driven and motor driven which I use to fish various water. Being that I live on the coast in California, naturally I fish the ocean, the bays, and the delta, but over the last few years I have been drawn inland to lakes, ponds, rivers and streams. In the last couple of years instead of using one of my boats I tend to wade a river or stream. However, being it is still winter I have been thinking I would like to use my boats more this year and I was curious what others use to get to the fish. Hence this poll.
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Aside from hiking and wading, I'll be using my newly acquired kayak to gain access to some small lakes, ponds, and slower moving rivers.
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Aside from hiking and wading, I'll be using my newly acquired kayak to gain access to some small lakes, ponds, and slower moving rivers.

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Default Re: How do you get to the fish?

Mostly I wade but I have an NFO Rampage pontoon that I like to use, but it is more of a taxi to get to one fishy spot then I wade fish for awhile, then get back in and move down river to the next spot. I also have a drift boat, but I usually will only use that when I fishing with friends.
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Our family fleet consists of 3 9' pontoon boats, and 3 float tubes. We wade creeks and rivers, tube around in ponds, and take the 'toons out on lakes and reservoirs. My younger son caught his first big trout on a fly rod from a pontoon boat on Henry's Lake. That memory will stay with him forever.
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A 2008 Nissan Frontier.

Then I walk.

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Default Re: How do you get to the fish?

1) Study maps....
2) Competent vehicle(clearance, tires..etc)
3) pick what type of water you want to try...
4) Find insect/hatch info...
5a) Get in touch with a local shop or anyone that would have insect/hatch info, if possible
5b) Get into organizations to acquire target waters/fish/hatch...info.

2000 Nissan Xterra....does most of the job, but it helps if you know the territory..

then I walk...sometimes portage..
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Spring, late fall, winter primarily wade moving water. Summer, early fall I spend all the time I can in my tube. Winter is also drift boat time for steelhead when possible.
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