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I fish out of a 18 foot aluminum boat with a 75 horse mercury. It costs about $23 per trip on average to fuel it. We had a kicker for the first half of last year then lost it in a tragic gravity/metal is heavier than water accident. That saved only like $3-4 a trip in gas.

I am looking in the future to upgrade with something with a little more shoulder room. I was just wondering the fuel costs per trip over these bigger boats.

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I spend about $50 a trip in my 24' Slickcraft. I hope to add a kicker next year after I have graduated.

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$28 bucks on a 90 HP four stroke outboard... 18ft boat. 7 gallons on average.

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About 20-25 gallons on the 30' and about half that on the 23 trophy.

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I burn 6-8gal a trip depends on how deep we go. 4-5 gal on the main and 2-3 on the kicker 26' Islander

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15-25 gals per trip. 26' single 260 merc I/O 8,500 lbs.

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Hey, Reel Screwd, you know we were not counting perch fishing trips????

HAHA.

No seriously, how do you do that well with a V8?

That is awesome.

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my 22 ft hewscraft hard top burns about $30 to $40 to fish for the day with about 8 to 10 mile run

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I usually burn about 10-12 gallons per trip, depending on how far I run and other factors. Now, in the truck is another story. Over and back gets me close to a full tank of gas, so $100 there. The gas in the boat is nothing compared to the truck.

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18 foot lowe with a 70 horse and a 9.9 kicker

20-40 dollars depeding on run time.

trolling 1-2 gallons every 5 to 6 hours.

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270 Wellcraft with 8.1 volvo. almost 10,000# wet. cruising 6 miles offshore, trolling for 4 hours, crusing back in has yielded about 16-18 gallons fuel.

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With the truck and the boat about $30 to $40 I fill up each time as I go home I have Sea Nymph 19 1/2' with a 130hp. I/O Bud

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It seems we burn just about 8 gallons every time we go out. 22' Crestliner Sabre, V-6 I/O used to run and to troll.

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100 bill for the truck around trip ..east or west side

20 to 50 bill per outing .. 20ftr wooldridge with 9kicker

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8 gallons or so with the boat, but like others the truck is the gas eater. Probably $80-100 each trip.

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22ft bayliner 350 chevy engine about 10 gallons fishing holland area from 5am till around noon. Depending on run time up to 14 gallons. If i end up south of saugy it is usually 13 - 14 gallons.

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boy, i dont do near as good as some of these guys. but i fish the central basin of erie in the summer. so its a 15 to 18 mile run before we shut down. but we start out trolling northeast so were going farther out, untill we find fish. then we try to stay with them.

i run a 21 ft cobia with a 350 vortec 320 hp with a 650 double pumper holley carb. we use between 20 and 25 gal a day. so the cost depends on the price per gallon. which right now is pretty high.

i have a 28 ft sea ray amberjack with twin 4.3 mpi 6 cyl engines. we used it last year and it took about the same gas as my cobia. the 4.3,s are good on gas, and we trolled with one engine. but its a 700 mile trip for us. and its a job to trailer that boat that far. and we have to use the truck to pull it, where we can use the motorhome on the cobia. so im going to sell the sea ray and just fish with the cobia.

sherman

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I average 7 gallons in the Lund and 10 gallons in the Exploder to Sheboygan, my closest port.

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