Many anglers use a john boat
, flats skiff or even kayaks to chase these flat fish.
But Herndon's father in law and his foreman began to play with welding the structure and seats into a john boat
and using heavier gauges of aluminum in the hulls.
For the last 20 years, Marshall had been hunting from a blind with a conduit frame and soft sides rigged on a 19-foot john boat
. He found that when he was hunting divers on big water during the late season, the soft sides became frozen when they were rolled up, making it difficult to open them, so he decided to build a boat with a hard-sided blind.
Because these aren't the ones that you're looking for when you load up the headlamps, Q-beams, canoe, kayak, or john boat
, a couple of buddies, and--of course--frog gigs.
"Without the GPS system, a survey crew would need to take a john boat
into the river and use a tape measure or sounding equipment to check grades.
When the water finally began to subside, she said she put waders on, got in a piroux (little john boat
for those who don't speak Cajun) and sloshed her way into the house where she found 2 1/2 feet of water just starting to recede.
After uncovering an old "john boat
" hidden some distance from the trail, Dutch would ease it into a pond, where he would row gracefully and tirelessly for hours.
In the low water of the 1980s, motorboats couldn't make it in there so my john boat
and I had it all to ourselves for years.
The blind is made of plywood covered in a fiberglass fabric and resin, making it light enough to tow behind a john boat
Guests feasted on gourmet Southern cuisine, such as fried green tomatoes topped with crab cakes, spicy crawfish penne, and boiled shrimp served from a rustic john boat
Drinks were served from old-fashioned Mason jars adorned with personal touches from the couple.
Captain Klopfer has been a licensed guide for 20 years, taking clients inshore fishing in the Sarasota area in his flats boat, or on the Myakka in his Aluma Craft john boat
Hogland devised a way of building a pop-up blind on a john boat
. Like many hunters, he used EMT electrical conduit, but manufactured an extremely lightweight (and inexpensive) frame for easy set-up and take down.