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Offline Vabeach1

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need help- lost hobie seat
« on: June 05, 2018, 08:18:59 AM »
Let my neighbor and their kids take our my Tandem hobie- Long story short- they managed to tip over and lose one of my vantage seats. (my fault for not having it clipped in for them)

Im wondering if a good Fish finder would be able to pick it up on the scan?  Unfortunatly I do not have one...

Anyone have any recommendations and or willing to take a couple passes with a down scan :)  GB Locks.

Appreciate any advice or help!     New seat would set me back $500. Lesson learned...


Offline JasinC19

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Re: need help- lost hobie seat
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2018, 09:46:46 AM »
I think it depends how deep the water is. My Lowarance DSI can pick up shapes pretty clearly. How deep was the water? At that price maybe invest in a mask and some flippers :D

Offline Vabeach1

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Re: need help- lost hobie seat
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2018, 12:10:02 PM »
Its in or right next to the channel (my guess) would be 8-16ft.    I would probably try with an anchor.  If it ends up being 10ft or less I would dive down.

Offline Flatwater

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Re: need help- lost hobie seat
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2018, 08:45:01 PM »
A wreck anchor should snag it.  Simple to make utube will show u how. 

Offline Vabeach1

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Re: need help- lost hobie seat
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2018, 10:52:27 AM »
If someone with a fish finder is looking to launch out at the GB locks this week or weekend and willing to make a couple passes with me- please let me know! 

I have a fleet of kayaks(wife, kids, etc are welcome). Tandem Island, Adventure Island, Sport, l4 Expedition with jets)

Offline RiverRider

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Re: need help- lost hobie seat
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2018, 10:49:50 AM »
Did you find it yet?  I might be able to help Sunday afternoon. 

Offline Vabeach1

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Re: need help- lost hobie seat
« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2018, 12:24:09 PM »
No, I haven't-  Id appreciate the help!  Pending the weather on SUN- I'd love to meet you over there!!

 


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