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downrigger mounting?????



03 lund prosport..installing two Manual downriggers..one new Walker w 24 in boom and a used Canon w 36 boom. What position is best?..off the sides is easy to get to cranks etc but i imagine are troublesome when turning the boat..off the rear mounted on sides is solution for turning but a pain to step over livewell and storage well to reach cranks..

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Out the sides, there's no problem with turns as you usually want to use up a good hundred yards to make a turn to avoid "knitting a sweater" with the lines. And unless you do a real tight turn there's little danger of getting the cable in the motor (it can be done but takes a bit of work to do it) Also out the sides gives your baits a bit more separation. On my rebel I lined the riggers up with the back seat so that you can sit and crank'em up comfortably.

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