Any info, tips, anyone can share on this boat and motor is appreciated, I dont know much about glass bass boats other than I have wanted one of my own for a very long time The powerhead is a 60 degree looper. Find the bass even better with a new fish finder. I am in the minority here. I am concerned my 7ft rods will not fit in the rod locker on this boat, i have read mixed answers online with guys that have the single console version of this boat, can anyone help me out? As long as mine doesn't just break in half I hope to never get rid of it. Please check your spam folder before sending us a message. He keeps talking about selling it and I keep talking him out of it. Ok so, I am currently in the process of purchasing my very first boat which I am beyond excited for!! My tournament partner has been in and owned may boats in the 18-20' range and says that my 461 is at least as good in rough water as any other boat he's been in including the larger boats.
Yet you can get it in tighter areas. Also, this boat is equipped with a 96 Evinrude Intruder 150. I'm sure when I get a jackplate on her, and the motor height dialed in. Good luck and I know you will enjoy one if you get it! I have the only Ranger Multi-Species rig here. For additional information, we recommend the iboats forums and a boating safety course. Hopefully I can hook up with Tom Mac and see how his is. I've had it on the Detroit River, St.
The carburetors have larger throats. All can help complement your style of fishing. Minn Kota Trolling Motor 24 volt. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Always garaged kept, Boat must go quick! Now for the bad, seats need new skins and the back half awaiting carpet. The cons - - You can only get 7' rods in the rod locker. Good luck and I know you will enjoy one if you get it! I can deliver to serious buyer.
Please contact me through eBay if you have any questions and I can send more pictures if I need to. Would some new fishing seats be more comfortable? May I love this boat. It has a Ranger Trail Trailer with Trailer Brakes and a Break Away Tongue. Pictures coming soon of my current progress. The front center storage was large, but had a small lid. Car Wash Cars Inc is located in upstate Albany County! You can choose the color, fabric, length, height and whether you want aluminum or stainless steel hardware.
Power trim replaced one year ago. New engines are expensive so having the manual for your engine is a great investment. Three Big Storage Compartments with a Cooler. As said above, it fishes bigger than it is. The boat weighs approximately 1375 pounds with an empty fuel tank and without any gear or passengers. I have a 97 461 and can get 7' rods in mine. Just send me your email through eBay and I will send more pictures.
Top end I'm getting 58-59mph before I trim to the point of it chine walking. It was a great boat and would handle pretty much anything you'd throw at it. Fishing vests of many types, sizes, and designs. I'll try and get some pics up soon Well I own a 2001 ranger 461vs I purchased it used on 2-14-06 from a friends brother who fishes professionally. If repowering you will want to verify the max horsepower for safety and to make sure your insurance company will insure your boat.
From reading online it sounds like this is a solid boat. I had a Motorguide 82 lb. The differences from the regular 150 and the intruder are in the cylinder heads, the carburetors, the exhaust ports, the motor mounts, and the speedometer pickup. Though I am a die hard Ranger man, if the prices were similar and I didn't have Ranger incentives to think about, the Cat would have to win out. She also comes with a Ranger trailer with disc brakes.
Next on the list for replacement are the pedistal seats, trolling motor batteries, trailer tires, and a fresh coat of paint for the trailer. My second choice would be its predecssor the 361v. Migs I once ran 35 mi on Green Bay in 3 trailing footers for a tournament. By lowering your engine you can achieve better hole shots. The battery compartment was easily accessible. I had a Motorguide 82 lb. Proper care and regular maintenance can help your craft stay nice and increase resale value.