Fern Ridge, maiden voyage of the Boston Whaler

My bro just showed up in Oregon (*see previous posts) and he’s brought the boat. An old 1960s, 14-foot Boston Whaler skiff. We plan to do quite a bit of tidewater and bay fishing on the Oregon coast with the boat this fall, but brought it out to nearby Fern Ridge Reservoir to work out the kinks:

Fern Ridge

Fern Ridge, OR

Fern Ridge, OR

Fern Ridge, OR

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Matt Stansberry currently lives in Eugene, Oregon with his wife and son.
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7 Responses to Fern Ridge, maiden voyage of the Boston Whaler

  1. Amy says:

    Did you boys clean that boat to make sure there weren’t any Quagga mussels hiding out somewhere? It’d be a damn shame to clog up Fern Ridge with that nuisance…

    🙂

  2. mstansberry says:

    No Quaggas on this baby. It’s spent the last few years in dry dock and was cleaned and refinished before it came to Oregon.

  3. Alex says:

    How cool to see that boat travel west. I grew up adoring that very same 14′ Whaler up in Maine in the summer, bouncing home on Nantucket sleighrides & watching pop sputter over the idiosyncracies of the Evinrude 25 on the back.

    Great memories. Glad you guys are properly vesselled; be wise out on the wide Pacific.

  4. Bpaul says:

    Dude, you got a put put boat, awesome.

    Makes me think Crabs.

    We’ll talk FRIEND BUDDY PAL.

    Bp

  5. mstansberry says:

    BP — As soon as you’re ready to do crabs I’m in!!!

  6. Pete says:

    I take it that was the boat that was supposed to be terrorizing Jamaica Bay?

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