How To Set Up Outriggers On A Boat – Step-By-Step Video

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BD’s Ali Hussainy is Co-Host of Local Knowledge and he is still tweaking the incredible 34 SeaVee, recently built for the Local Knowlege show.  They are still setting it up and Ali shares a simple way to set up outriggers on a center console for offshore trolling.

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“Our carbon fiber Taco outriggers are the awesome options for center console boats.  They are lightweight, incredibly tough and easy to rig,” said Ali.  “Using the Taco rigging kit, the job is really pretty easy.  The kit has everything you need to set up your outriggers for single or double halyards.  You can follow the simple steps in the video to learn just how easy it is to rig fully functional outriggers.”

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Taco Marine Pro Series Outriggers

The TACO Pro Series GS-500 Outrigger Kit has everything you need for hardcore offshore sport fishing. This complete kit includes a pair of Pro Series GS-500 Outrigger Mounts and a pair of 20′ Carbon Fiber Twist & Lock Tele-Outriggers, which include Outrigger Line Caddies.

Features and Benefits

  • Ideal for hardcore fishing boats from 32 to 50-plus feet to help fill fish boxes
  • Safely adjust lift and rotation from the deck
  • Equipped with the patent-pending Twist & Lock mechanism for one-handed, easy, fast and secure outrigger pole installation
  • Dredge load tested to handle a full, professional fishing spread for increased catch ratio
  • Includes matching 6”x 8″x ½” thick, oval backing plates for additional support and strength
  • No port or starboard designation – each unit will fit either side of the T-top
  • Tele-Outriggers UV-resistant, clear-coated black carbon fiber
  • Features patent-pending 360º swivel collars for a more natural bait presentation
  • Poles telescope to less than 8 feet for bridge clearance, trailering and storage
  • Locking pin designed to keep outrigger poles from collapsing when fully extended
  • *Rigging kit sold separately
  • Mounts: 3-year limited warranty
  • Poles: 1-year limited warranty

setup outriggers

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