1448 MV jon boat

Discussion in 'Boats and Motors' started by Goat 834, Sep 7, 2008.

  1. Anyone have one? How do you like it? Is it stable? Also how is it if you're by yourself fishing off the front?

    Thanks Jeremy
     
  2. MJS

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    I picked up one last fall my first boat not counting my canoe. I fish by myself most of the time, I launch and load it with little trouble and I am 61. I mainly
    fish resivoirs, small lakes and the Maumee. It handles well and is very stable.
    If you are considering a 1436 or 1440 (I was), hold out for the 1448mv you wont be sorry. My motor is an old 9.9 mercury and it brings the boat right up on plane. I have fished off the bow and it is stable enough, I put in floors and
    found there really is no need to get on the bow. Here are a couple of Pics
    Mike