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Operating in a river
Hi Capt Steve. I have a 2003 Sweet Water 18 ( named the Spawntaneous 1 )with the 40 hp Yamaha and owned since new. I love this boat and we also have a 17 ft Duckworth jet boat. There are some slower deep sections of the Salmon river that the Duckworth works fine but I've been very tempted to take my pontoon on. Have you heard of using a pontoon on this type of water. I'm in my mid 50s and have boated all my life as well as kayak and white water raft. I've never seen a pontoon on this type of water. My main concern would be rock damage on gravel bars. is there a method of soldering a tear or hole in the pontoon? Thanks for your consideration, D Bell Boise Id.