You are hereCrappie Forums / General Crappie Talk / Ask The Pros / Pros and cons of stick steering

Pros and cons of stick steering

44mag's picture

By 44mag - Posted on 29 November 2010

Any of ya'll have a stick steering crappiei boat? What is the pros and cons of stick steering?

Ray's picture

Well I do not have a stick steer but my dad did some years back and a friend I have fished with has one so my info is limited.

Pro's are in my opinion the stick steer is much more responsive making the boat easy to load and unload on trailer, the up front view will make it easier to avoid obstructions, no getting up and down to fish these boats are typically smaller and easier to get in tight places.

Cons: Most of these boats do not handle rough water very well. You will get wet if there is much chop on the water, especially if you have someone in the back seat. You will be limited on motor size to 50 hp and below. Storage and live well space in these boats are scarce.




pappysage's picture

you can use a bigger motor just the dealer could not install it . eazy glide make one for a bigger motor now

retire b upholstery

Thanks for stopping by We are the site dedicated to crappie fishingi. We bring you tips and techniques from crappie country's top pros and the everyday fisherman not to mention the most complete information on crappie lakes from all around the country.

Bookmark Us

Bookmark Website 
Bookmark Page 

Follow Us

Find on TwitterFind on FacebookFind on YouTubeFind on Flickr

Platinum Sponsor

Current Moon

Recommend this page

Who's online

There are currently 0 users and 37 guests online.

There area or channel between the banks through which a river flows.

Search Glossary