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  • LENGTH - 16'
  • BEAM - 6'
  • EMPTY WEIGHT - 250 lbs
  • DRAFT - 8"
  • DESIGNER - Gerald Estes
  • DAY SAILS - Up to 3 Adults
  • BUILDING TECHNIQUE - Stitch And Glue
  • POWER - 15 HP Out Board Motor or Row
  • MATERIAL - 7 Sheets 1/4" Plywood, Framing Lumber, Hard Wood
  • WHAT YOU RECEIVE (PDF)- Plans and Manual by E-Mail. Take to printer and have them printed out.
  • PRICE PDF- $105.00





The CSB Flyfisher is an easy to build Row - Motorboat. Designed for fly fishing she will give you a great platform to stand and fish all day. 

Sheâ��s 16 feet long and has a lot of room for gear and or up to 3 passengers. With 950 lbs she only draws 8 inches of water and will carry over 1200 lbs. 

If you need power you can add up to a 15 hp outboard and zip along.  The Laker will make a great fishing boat or just to see the sites and have fun.

My Father Leo Estes liked the River Dancer and the idea of a large stable boat, but he didn�t want a drift boat. Needing something with a motor on it, he decided to make some changes and the RD Flyfisher was born.

A large stable fishing boat that he could stand up in and he and his buddies could fish in comfort in. My dad a builder in his own right added a larger transom and built the boat a little over sixteen feet long. He�s very happy with the RD Flyfisher and has caught a lot of fish and had a great time in his RD Laker.

The RD Laker comes in 3 sizes to suite any kind of outing you need. A 13� Little Laker for 1 or 2 people, The 16� foot RD Flyfisher My Dad built, and a 17� RD Laker for up to 5 people .

All of the Lakers row great and motor very well, with a lot of capacity to carry gear and people in any lake or pond you desire.


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