Originally Posted by MinneweeseMI
Congrats! We bought ours late September and still got out for 5 trips before the snow. We talked to a lot of boat owners beforehand. We were on the fence for a while, but we think we made a good choice.
After owning a boat, I think that if I need one, I'll see if i can rent or borrow it. Every time one passes my campsite, I wonder how much fuel, maintenance, etc. they had to do just to get it into the water.
While, it's possible that we'll get a canoe in the future. Right now, I'll fish from the bank.