Deck seating

Discussion in 'Washington Fishing Reports' started by rackemstackem, Dec 30, 2017.

  1. rackemstackem

    rackemstackem Newbie

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    Curious what people do for your pilothouses? I know for the most part people like to keep their decks clear for fishing. But sometimes it might be nice to sit outside. What are you doing? Does your boat have built in benches that fold open/closed? Do you bring along some deck chairs? Or do you just leave it clear and sit inside?
     
  2. oldschool 1

    oldschool 1 Night Watchman .

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    Bean bags man. That's what they are talking about on the other thread.
     
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  3. Barracuda1

    Barracuda1 Master of None

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    Gunnel seating. Anything else. Go find a park bench when you aren't fishing with me...
     
  4. xtshawytscha

    xtshawytscha Well-Known "Member"

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    We used folding lawn chairs on the last boat. Lightweight, cheap and easy to fold up and stow when not in use. New boat has coolers tied down to the deck that we'll use.

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  5. sgwill122

    sgwill122 I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    Folding gunnel seats that double as step downs, see the link below for an image. No chairs on my deck, no point in getting rid of the dog house if I clutter up the deck with chairs. Seating up front if it is crappy out otherwise I am sitting against the gunnel.

    http://3riversmarine.com/inventory/26-duckworth-offshore/img_7239/
     
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  6. goatram

    goatram Notable Member Gate Keeper to the Great Northwest

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    I copied the Duckworth fold up seats plus have three bean bags that stow up on the roof when fishing. Lawn chairs will not hold up out on the ocean. Just don't go there.
     
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  7. Salmonater

    Salmonater Well-Known "Member"

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    Contrary to what John said, I have found lawn chairs to work ok. They fold up
    and out of the way better than bean bags, don't cost and arm and a leg, and you will be more comfortable than in a foldup seat. Bean bags are nice, but not for everyone.
     
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  8. Willapa

    Willapa Member

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    Cooler with a cushion on the lid or the gunnel.
     
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  9. The Peddler

    The Peddler I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    I have a couple Fish-On seats on 3-leg pedestals. Good for salmon fishing, or just fun-cruising. I also have a cooler cushion.
     
  10. rackemstackem

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    Thanks guys. Lots of ways to get it done, including no chairs at all! Bean bags sound comfortable, except not sure about throwing them down on a bloody deck?
     
  11. Fish_on!

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    You better not be sitting if the deck is bloody......
     
  12. TwoTapPat

    TwoTapPat Oh ya that's jazzy

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    Beanbags are for the ride out and in. When your running 3 hours each way they are a lifesaver. When fishin the are stored out of the way. The Ocean Taimer bags are Marine grade Vinal that's triple stiched all water proof.
     
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  13. goatram

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    Jeff. The ride out in 6' at 10sec will destroy any lawn chair with a 175lb man or woman in it. Get my ass at 255# in a 4'at 10sec ride out it won't last. Then the OP might get the idea of tossing it overboard because he's pissed that he listened to you.o_O:urno1::Kick_emoticon:

    Not a good idea. Now on your ride or Patrick's tank boat it might be ok.:p:
     
  14. wdlfbio

    wdlfbio Once you go Cat, you never go back

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    Bean bags. They are made for fishing boats. Blood washes right off. I have a cargo bungee net on the roof for bag storage. Out of the way when not in use, quick and easy to store and grab.
     
  15. Salmonater

    Salmonater Well-Known "Member"

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    I have one regular that is all of 350#s, and spends most of the time in a lawn chair when running, he probably has 50 hours in a cheap costco lawn chair, and their both still living. A lot of this is atributed to having the chair on the back deck, where the ride is much softer.It might not work for everyone, but it does work, if you don't push the envelope.

    When there's 6 footers, everyone is in the cabin.
     
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