Anchors

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  1. Montauker

    Montauker Elite Refuge Member

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    A danforth isn't sheet metal and may work for winching, depends on boat size, bottom, and length of danforth. I have mushroom, navy and fluke anchors in my boat, all used for different bottom types.
     
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  3. #1WATERFOWLER

    #1WATERFOWLER Senior Refuge Member

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    Thanks for the input.
     
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    #1WATERFOWLER Senior Refuge Member

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    I don't have room in my boat for more than one anchor. Too......many......decoys.
     
  5. #1WATERFOWLER

    #1WATERFOWLER Senior Refuge Member

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    I looked at those anchor styles too. Looks like some medieval weapon. I mostly hunt muck bottoms or sandy river systems so I think the Danforth is worth a try. Saw some for sale on Craigslist cheap.
     
  6. reddogge

    reddogge Senior Refuge Member

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    I always use Danforth anchors in saltwater in MD and DE. They hold well. I keep mine under the front deck and it's not in the way at all. That aluminum anchor is not quite a true Danforth which is galvanized steel.
     
  7. Fogie

    Fogie Senior Refuge Member

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    ...a river anchor. A mushroom with with flukes cut into it.
     
  8. HaydenHunter

    HaydenHunter Elite Refuge Member

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    I use an anchor like the OP posted on my 21 foot pleasure boat in the summer. Sandy or silty bottoms. I have a couple of mushroom anchors in my duck boat.
     
  9. Aunt Betty

    Aunt Betty Elite Refuge Member Supporting Member

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    Anchors.
    Deep subject. :)
     
  10. Fowler267

    Fowler267 Elite Refuge Member

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    I have had good luck with a Richter anchor and also a spade anchor depending on the bottom. I use about ten feet of chain on each one if in deep water.
     

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