Sorry for waiting so long to write an update to this post. All of the issues with this boat have been resolved. Blazer took it back and repaired all the fiberglass issues and changed out the Jack plate with another brand. With the new Jack plate the boat performs great with a great hole shot. The cracks in the transom on both the port and starboard sides were repaired however, the port side started cracking again the second time out, about 2 inches and I'm on about fishing trip 15 and it's at about 6 inches, with a little spidering. I've talked to Butch about this and he said that I could send the boat back any time and he would take care of it. I'm just enjoying the boat for now and will probably get it back to them before the summer.
I've had two smartcraft gauges go out. I'm waiting on the second one to come in now. One quit working alltogether and mercury replaced it under warranty and the second went out a week ago and this time it was the LCD only. Don't know how I got two bad ones.
After a day of fishing, when I get in and wash the boat I've noticed that something gets discharged out of the bilge along with the water. It's almost like a thick varnish that it stuck to the hull. Acetone is the only thing that gets it off and that's with a lot of elbow grease. Anyone ever see this? The other thing is water does not drain out of the deck all that great. The only way it all gets out is a 10 minute plus ride from one fishing hole to the other to keep all the water in the back. If I'm washing the boat I can put extra boards and jack it up way high and it takes forever.
Other than that, Cypremort Point sucks for fishing. I used to live in Houma and could not go wrong when fishing Dularge and I knew all the spots. I last went to Dularge this past summer and there were three of us in the boat. We left Falgout Marina just before sunrise and were back at the camp by 11:00 a.m. We had limited out on Specs and Reds. We cleaned em and packed em all in the freezer, ate lunch, took a nap and were headed back out for more at around 2:00 p.m. We got back to the camp just after dark with another limit of Reds and 37 trout.
All of my trips have been out of Cypremort Point. I limited out once on Red's. Never happened again. Most trout I've ever come in with is 7.
I guess I'm gonna have to pay a guide (lol) to show me where they are in Cypremort, just kidding.
I think I'm going to make fewer trips and just make the long haul to Dularge or Cocodrie from now on.