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Lindy Drift Control Fisherman Series Drift Socks

   

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18"

Fits Boats 14' or Smaller

  • $24.99

  • SKU: 1207309

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24"

Fits Boats 14' or Smaller

  • $31.99

  • SKU: 1207310

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30"

Fits Boats 14'-16'

  • $36.99

  • SKU: 1207311

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36"

Fits Boats 14'-16'

  • $42.99

  • SKU: 1207312

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42"

Fits Boats 16'-18'

  • $49.99

  • SKU: 1207313

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48"

Fits Boats 16'-18'

  • $57.99

  • SKU: 1207314

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54"

Fits Boats 18'-20'

  • $64.99

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Lindy's® Drift Control™ Fisherman Series Drift Socks help slow down your boat when drifting or trolling, permitting you to stay in the strike zone longer - a real plus in wind and current! Drift Socks provide added boat-control for precision fishing over pin-point structure. Maximize boat control, quickly deploy and easily retrieve without tangling and spinning. Reinforced nylon construction prevents fraying. Imported.

  • Helps slow your boat when drifting or trolling
  • Provide added boat control for precision fishing
  • Reinforced nylon construction
Boat Length
14' or smaller
16' - 18'
20'+
Wind Conditions
Recommended Drift Sock Sizes
Light/Breezy
18''-24''
25''-30''
36''-42''
Moderate
25''-30''
36''-42''
48''-50''
Heavy/Strong
36''-42''
48''-50''
54''-60''
Lindy Drift Control Fisherman Series Drift Socks 4.1 5 11 11
Poor Quality Sock worked well for the first three trips. This trip the dump cord came unsewed. No biggie!! But when I examined it closer at home the material is breaking in several spots and is almost broken in half. The sock is only three months old! Can't recomend it to anyone but it did work well while it lasted! LOL September 19, 2011
speed brake for your boat I've owned three of these Lindy drift socks, all in different sizes. I use them to slow the boat speed for trolling by deploying them from the bow ring of the boat and letting the sock run under the boat's hull. Works very well, better if you don't use any extra rope- a spring clip holds the sock right to the bow ring. I would have given this product a 5-star review however, I had a situation last year when a cuddy cruiser crossed my bow waaaay too close and kicked up a wake that almost came over the bow. The drift sock absorbed the shock of the wake, but the force pulled the sock's stitching loose and I had to re-stitch it. This was NOT a normal operating condition. May 27, 2010
Excellent drift sock Very sturdy and soundly made. I used it on my 17ft Lowe boat. It easily folds and stores. January 24, 2015
Essential for drifting What a difference this made while drifting! Slows down your boat in all wind conditions and allows you to have your bait in the strike zone longer! I use the 36" model on a 14' & 16' aluminium boat and it makes quite a difference in mild to moderate wind. If you'll be fishing when the wind is howling, you'll need a larger sized version or use a second drift sock of the same diameter to get the same effect. July 6, 2012
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It depends on the size if your boat and wind speed to determine the size of the drift anchor you will need. The larger the drif anchor the more drag or slow your boat will move.
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By the size of your boat,.
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you can read about them on the ordering page
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Please refer to the chart that we have added to the items description.
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16-18 ft boat use 30"
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I have an 18' fiberglass runabout. At idle speed it runs right at 3.3 mph (taken by GPS).
With a 36" sock it slows the boat at idle to ~2.6 mph.
With a 48" sock it slows the boat at idle to 1.8-2.0 mph
With the 54" sock it slows the boat at idle to 1.3-1.6 mph.

This is all dependent on boat size, type, wind speed and direction, and all the other factors boaters have to contend with. The bigger the sock, the slower you go.
I hope this helps.
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(From Lindy's own chart:)
moderate wind:
boat length:
<15' = anchor 25-30"
16-18' = anchor 36-42"
20+' = anchor 48-50"
light wind:
boat length:
<15' = anchor 18-24"
16-18' = anchor 25-30"
20+' = anchor 36-42"
heavy wind:
boat length:
<15' = anchor 36-42"
16-18' = anchor 48-50"
20+' = anchor 54-60"
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