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Subwart78
Posted: Aug 28, 2020 - 06:56 pm


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Looking for opinions on a new boat. Currently own an 18ft aluminum Starcraft with a 115. Been doing some research between the Lund 1875 pro v, PT 18 Crestliner or the 195TXW Tracker. Just wondering if anyone has any suggestions or recommendations on these boats or any others and dealers they would recommend in and around the Kawarthas.


Thanks in advance

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izzy
Posted: Aug 28, 2020 - 07:06 pm


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I use to have a fish hawk crestliner 1750, to this day its still one of the best boats I’ve owned, great walleye boat, ive never had a lund but im sure there nice

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sabby
Posted: Aug 28, 2020 - 07:29 pm


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My vote is for the Lund if you have lots of money. The tracker is my second choice. A friend of mine has one and it flat out performs.

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Fisherman7
Posted: Aug 30, 2020 - 08:26 am


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Just make sure you have a Yamaha or Honda on the back!

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sabby
Posted: Aug 31, 2020 - 03:59 am


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QUOTE (Fisherman7 @ Aug 30, 2020 - 08:26 am)
Just make sure you have a Yamaha or Honda on the back!

Or suzuki.

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flexkk
Posted: Aug 31, 2020 - 08:17 am


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Not sure on the Lund or Crestliner but i own a 2019 Princecraft 172 sport and love it , bought it at the boat show from dealer in Belleville-Deere Haven best customer service i have had buying anything new. These boats are one of the best on the market, they are Canadian and ended up cheaper than The other brands. Not sure how thing are with the new tariffs. Doing research i would stay away from Tracker entry level boats.

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Subwart78
Posted: Aug 31, 2020 - 04:54 pm


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Thanks you all for the information

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Fozzy47
Posted: Sep 01, 2020 - 07:03 am


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X2 on Suzuki. They are fantastic motors, light, quiet, purr like a kitten.

Cheers,

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kellzy
Posted: Sep 01, 2020 - 07:49 am


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You cant beat kingfisher or smokercraft phantom, I hear of lot of quality issues on new lunds that are made in mexico.

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Fishing Rod
Posted: Sep 01, 2020 - 01:31 pm


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Don't forget Alumacraft.

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wishin fishin
Posted: Sep 02, 2020 - 12:52 pm


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I own a over priced lund 1810 Predator with a merc 115, (my dream boat) they don't make them anymore. Considered a larger water boat but also a small water boat, had it in less than a foot of water with 3-people in it. It has this IPS hull (more like a jon boat designed to blast through waves. Its the best boat I have ever owned. Had it since 2011. I had to sylvan before that. Sylvan is a great brand. I hear all the negatives about merc. motors but I had no problems thus far. I would stay away from tracker but told they are making them better now.t.

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Onlyinalundimpact
Posted: Sep 04, 2020 - 05:55 am


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Eh all. I own a Lund 2013 impact 1675. 90 merc 4 strokes. Wouldn’t trade it for anything. Full wind screen. Was a must. Bimini top another must. Shade on the big lake. Keeps you trollling. Only thing is the 90 trolls to fast for walleyes. I need a kicker. To slow me down. It sounds like you have a nice boat. I would stay away from trackers. (Crackers). I believe they should
Be named. You all know what boat means. “Break out another thousand”. Dude. Buy Lund. Buy it for life! Tight lines everyone

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wishin fishin
Posted: Sep 10, 2020 - 10:38 am


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...yes lund for life, my floor was rotting in a small area and lund replaced the entire floor for free for life. best boats and brand out there. If you want to slow down your drift, I use a drift sox clipped to the bow ring it really slows down your drift.

Lund is worth your investment.

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dano1
Posted: Sep 10, 2020 - 01:42 pm


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I've owned a lot of boats over many years, crest liner 17'(older model) , Starcraft 22' (older model) Reinell hardtop 25' (older model) legend 16' ( wet ride) and polar Kraft 19.5' ! hands down best boat was the polar Kraft!!!! tons of storage everywhere, had it set up to fish 12-14 rods, was best boat I ever had ( wish I never sold it!

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LovethatBass
Posted: Sep 16, 2020 - 09:22 am


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I have owned Crestliner, Tracker and currently a Princecraft. Crestliners are still by far my favourite. Great fishing platform at the bow and stability in the water.

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