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by glen wooldridge
Wed May 08, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 170
Views: 34163

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

From fishing to moving house Wooldridge Boats has you covered! Our friend Ryan and his wife Delila making the run up to their cabin in their 17’ Alaskan. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/wDOOn8.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/mIFggA.jpg https://imagizer.imagesh...
by glen wooldridge
Wed May 08, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop
Replies: 205
Views: 38907

Re: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop

Another big 33’ Walk-Around Pilothouse finishing up fabrication and rolling on into the finishing department! Onto the next one! Basic info * Direct glaze glass windshield * Shoxs mitigating suspension seat for the captain, * 10’ beam * 9’6’’ bottom with full reverse chine and delta pad * 55’’ high ...
by glen wooldridge
Wed May 08, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 173
Views: 26593

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

The good ol’ days on the Kenai River with Bob Thompson and Larry Suiter owner of Freebird Fish Camp. When the Kings were big and the engines were too. Boats pictured are Wooldridge Classics. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/921/ryYiav.png https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/92...
by glen wooldridge
Wed May 08, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 173
Views: 26593

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

Thank you.
by glen wooldridge
Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 173
Views: 26593

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

My Dad (Bob Wooldridge) passed away this past Sunday morning at the age of 94. My Dad wasn’t just my dad he was my friend. He taught me how to work hard. He showed me faith in his lord Jesus Christ. He showed me determination to do what it takes to get something done. He was compassionate, kind, lov...
by glen wooldridge
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 173
Views: 26593

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

Here are pictures of a very early aluminum Wooldridge drift boat. To my knowledge my grandfather was the first to build aluminum drift boats. The first ones were built in the 60’s and had no serial numbers. Some of the features of this one tell me it’s an early boat. With its pipe gunnels welded on ...
by glen wooldridge
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop
Replies: 205
Views: 38907

Re: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop

Here is a 26’ x 9 ½’ beam Super Sport Offshore w/ high sides, full self bailing deck and walk around center cabin. Tons of storage, fish boxes and fishing real estate! This boat is an offshore die-hard fisherman’s dream platform and tailor made to the owners specifications. Oh yes, powered by twin 2...
by glen wooldridge
Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 170
Views: 34163

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

Awesome pictures John! Thanks for Sharing.
by glen wooldridge
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 173
Views: 26593

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

Hey Hey Hey! Meet Yogi, Not your average bear, In fact “smarter than you average bear”. Yogi was a frequent visitor to the Wooldridge cabin up on the Rogue and seemed to know to show up just about the time the pancakes were coming off the breakfast griddle. Glen recalls visiting the cabin as a boy a...
by glen wooldridge
Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 173
Views: 26593

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

October 31 1977, Dahl Creek Alaska. Its -15 degrees Fahrenheit and these guys are unloading this 18ft Wooldridge sled out of the back of a Fairchild C-82 cargo transport plane! Just another normal day in Alaska! Boat was powered by a 140hp 4-cyl Chevy. Totally awesome! https://imagizer.imageshack.co...
by glen wooldridge
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 170
Views: 34163

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

Stumbled across these pictures online of these custom Alaskan II boats we built for Katmai Lodge 30 plus years ago. Was neat to see these boats still in use all these years later. Don’t know who to credit for these pictures, just thought they were to beautiful not to share. https://imagizer.imagesha...
by glen wooldridge
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop
Replies: 205
Views: 38907

Re: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop

A few shop shots of things happening at the WB compound. Thankful for our talented team that makes all these dreams come together! https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/922/JObYth.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/JQkGcJ.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/9...
by glen wooldridge
Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 170
Views: 34163

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

Kyle shared a picture with us of his sweet old Wooldridge Drift boat! Looks awesome!
One of the first widely produced aluminum boats Glen Sr. made back in the day was the drift boat.

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by glen wooldridge
Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop
Replies: 205
Views: 38907

Re: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop

We’ve been building a lot of Sportsters over the past few years, but this is the first time we’ve built a windshield version and it turned out great! 21’ Sportster Windshield, wide walk-around gunnels with rod storage, transom storage, high sides, options like hot sink, bleeder box, 30’’ benches, ad...
by glen wooldridge
Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 173
Views: 26593

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

Glen Sr. and Glenn Ballou with two others during the building of Glen's cabin up on the Rouge. They made many trips like this to complete the cabin at Long Gulch. Ballou had worked many years in the lumber and building industries, including being in charge of a portion of the Oregon caves Chateau pr...
by glen wooldridge
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 173
Views: 26593

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

The founder, Glen Sr.

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by glen wooldridge
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 170
Views: 34163

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/RWjlwt.jpg Not only do we make some of the finest boats in the business, but we get to play a small part in making some awesome memories for people, and that might just be the best part about out work. ”Feeling blessed - lucky enough to share a wate...
by glen wooldridge
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop
Replies: 205
Views: 38907

Re: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop

https://youtu.be/Zylzx8Licw4 Introducing for 2019 our brand new 33’ Center Pilot! With direct glaze glass windshield, Shoxs mitigating suspension seat for the captain, 10’ beam, 9’6’’ bottom with full reverse chine and delta pad, 55’’ high sides at bow and 44’’ high sides at transom, 20 degree dead...
by glen wooldridge
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 173
Views: 26593

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

Glen senior’s boat shop back in Grants Pass Oregon. The boats pictured are manufactured boats he was a dealer for back in the 50's.

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by glen wooldridge
Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 170
Views: 34163

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

Gotta love a little Alaskan Deer hunting from the water in the middle of winter. Great photos Rob! Boat is a 27’ Super Sport Offshore Pilothouse powered by twin 175hp Suzuki outboards. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/922/rdnWp1.png https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/921/JJuH...
by glen wooldridge
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop
Replies: 205
Views: 38907

Re: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop

One of the Wooldridge crew busy at work.

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by glen wooldridge
Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 173
Views: 26593

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

Hope you all had a great Christmas. Happy New Year!

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by glen wooldridge
Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop
Replies: 205
Views: 38907

Re: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop

Beautiful 17’ Alaskan XL loaded with features and just about ready to head off to its new owner in California! Beautiful boat! Hope she gives them many years of memories. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/923/0efOIk.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/u012z4.jpg https:/...
by glen wooldridge
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 170
Views: 34163

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

Pretty rare 20’ 1985 Alaskan with the original Mercury outboard. Don’t see that to often.
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by glen wooldridge
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 170
Views: 34163

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

IMG_3385.jpg[/attachment[attachment=1]20181107_092014.jpg20181107_163158.jpg] Last Wed. went 187 miles and 17 hours on the motor. Haven't filled the boat back up so not sure just how much fuel we actually burned but gauge said 52 gallons. We put in 10 gallons while off of Ensenada. I think we still...