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Old 01-27-2012, 01:06 PM
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Default Two Stroke, Four Stroke, or In-Boards

When trying to raise marlin is there any advantage or disadvantage to type of engines? Obviously whatever you have is best, but if there is a choice does one type of engine work better or worse with regards to clear or un-clear turbulence, engine exhaust in the water, loud or quiet, does any of this matter? I'm David Menneke, this is my first post. Thanks for the help
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Old 05-01-2012, 02:42 PM
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Default Re: Two Stroke, Four Stroke, or In-Boards

You may get more responses if you mention why you're asking the question. Are you buying a boat? Settling an argument? What size boat are you talking about?

I used to think the surface foam off the sides of the hull mattered but after seeing so many underwater videos, lures seem to have no trouble diving under it.
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Default Re: Two Stroke, Four Stroke, or In-Boards

I think inboards raise more fish and diesels more than gas, at least for blue marlin.

A clear wake is a benefit, imo, and that is more a function of hull design.

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Default Re: Two Stroke, Four Stroke, or In-Boards

2 strokes smell like hell and you forget to add oil once and TOAST

4 strokes run clean and are very quiet, love them actually on my flats boat, but backing down on a big marlin....not so much...sure you can chase a fish going forward but that means your on a center console and ????

Diesel has that smell of victory!! Back down and cut the fumes with a knife..yeeehaaa

whatever gets you on the water is the best engine for sure and gets you back in one piece.
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