Building a LiveWell

This article is about building a livewell. Many of the older jon boats we buy today are not equipped with livewells, and in order to fish tournaments, we’re required to keep fish alive by means other than a stringer. A cooler or Rubbermaid container can accomodate the requirements with added aeration – this livewell mod takes it a step farther…… ...Read More

14 ft Ryan Craft Mod

TinBoats.net member Victor Coar decided it was time to modify his plain old Ryan Craft V-boat into a lean mean fishing machine. The satisfaction of completing a project like this is incredible. By taking on a project like this you learn a few things on the Way. Victor will be the first to tell you what paint not to use when painting a boat. Undertaking a project like… ...Read More

Boat Carpeting Project

For this boat carpeting project, or any boat with multiple cuts involved, I highly recommend doing the carpet in sections. It makes it a lot easier to cut and place the different sections where you want them, instead of wrestling a huge piece that may be end-up out of whack at the other end. I basically did three sections (fwd deck, mid-deck, rear deck), and the storage… ...Read More