7 feet a 12 sec - Fishable ?

IronMikeAC

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I have a trip coming up on the Polaris Supreme. Windy says 7-8 foot swells at 10 sec. I usually check wind and not sea state, but this seems challenging conditions. Your knowledgeable opinion?
 

watersdeep

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Jed Venture
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Bluefin love that shit!
 

yessokk

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Walt
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Great comments above.
My line of demarcation is 7 footers but then again for me that's pushing it. It becomes a truthful analysis of your own ability to maintain balance. If your a young buck, say under 65, it should be doable. On the American Angler a few weeks ago (weather report said 6-8) and got stuck in 10-? footers. Got broad side to a big'n which almost dumped everyone on the port side of the gally to the starboard side. No injuries but we all got tuned up with that event.

However ,,,after a certain length of time common sense analysis of the sea state becomes secondary , I just want to go fishing.... :-)

Walt
 
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