The next morning found us in a dark johnboat
navigating through the flooded timber to the hum of an outboard motor.
But when we picked up the decoys, the flat-bottomed johnboat
would slide on top of the ice so we had to jump on the bow and rock it to break a path to each decoy.
Yacht: a boat with an inboard motor that is more than 50 feet long and is used mainly for pleasure or recreation All other: canoe, dinghy, dory, johnboat
, kayak, lifeboat, paddleboat, rowboat, skull, skiff, etc.
We rowed his johnboat
in from a side canal off of Kirkman Road (no such access now.
Two guys in a johnboat
with a bomb managed to nearly destroy the Cole," Jones said.
The day the johnboat
went up the mountain; stories from my twenty years in South Carolina maritime archaeology.
I often fish and bowfish the bayou behind my house out of my little, 14-foot johnboat
but had no idea there was a fish this large in the area.
NO MORE THAN 15 minutes after we launched the 18-foot johnboat
, an alligator's red eyes flashed in the beam of our high-powered spotlight.
Wood, seeking to build a durable, quality boat, something more reliable than the traditional clunky, flat-bottomed johnboat
, chose fiberglass as his material.
Early mornings draw me to the beaver pond, coffee cup in hand, with a promise to myself-after breakfast and dishes and chores, the day will find me standing in the little johnboat
, pushing myself along like a gondolier.
For instance: A thematic duck hunting display could feature either a small blind or a johnboat
with a mannequin dressed and equipped to the teeth with every piece of duck hunting clothing and paraphernalia you can muster.
Keeping baits alive in buckets has likewise evolved from simply changing out the water, to oxygen tabs, to aerators, and of course just about all vessels larger than a johnboat
come equipped with built-in livewells.