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I've only been bass fishing for about a year now, and all of my personal experience comes from the bank. So does anyone know if a 1542 jon boat will be stable enough for two people (140lbs + 180lbs) to stand & fish with no deck. Though I suppose I'll be solo most trips.

 

I'm from Central Oklahoma and plan to fish Lake Thunderbird, Stanley Draper, Wes Watkins etc. The wind can get pretty hectic some days, but the average throughout the year is ~9mph. I don't plan on participating in any tournaments, so if I'm limited to coves, MAYBE fish out on a point, that's fine with me. What do you guys think?

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42" bottom would be as narrow as I would go.

 

Just stay off the main lake 😉

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yes, but do like catt said and stay off the big water

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I bought a boat with a 50" bottom and regret that I didn't get one with 54".  My advice is get one as wide as you can.  You will be much more comfortable.  The aluminum boats I had in the past with 54" bottoms were pretty stable, but I thought I needed to downsize and that was a mistake.

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I fished many years from a 14' X 36".  Never fell in but got tippy sometimes and two people working past each other was an effort. As I've gotten older and less agile I would want at least a 48" bottom.   

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Absolutely go with the widest bottom width you can afford!

 

I'm currently running Alweld 1652VJT

16' length 52" bottom with a Tohatsu 40 hp

It handles well enough I fish Toledo Bend in it

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