Freighter canoe moose scouting

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Nothing wrong with a couple ruffed grouse for dinner!

This is where the freight canoe really shines. The carrying capacity and fuel consumption really come into play
for expeditions like moose hunting. I have a 19' Grumman that I run an 8HP Yamaha on and haven't checked
speed but it's almost too much unless loaded heavily. On my 21 Scott Hudson Bay, I run a 20hp Suzie at
17mph with 800 pounds on board while the 8hp will push the same load at 12mph. The Hudson Bay has a 20" wine glass
stern [kinda] and the 20hp has 20" shaft while the 8hp is a 15" yet it doesn't cavitate and I'm keeping that prop up off
the rocks another 5".
 
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Great idea. When the woods great crowded it takes creative thinking to avoid the goofballs.
Going upstream gets rid of a lot of riffraff.
I remember a plane ride from Nainamo, BC to Reno. I sat next to a Native from Bettles, Alaska. He claimed the game was all gone near his remote village. He took his boat more than 100 miles upstream before he even started hunting.
 
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