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by glen wooldridge
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 155
Views: 16824

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

Left to right: Fred Hale, Glen Sr. and Reuben Garcia. Garcia Bagged this Black bear and Hale flew in to haul Garcia and his bear back to Grants Pass. It’s in the book THE ROGUE, A RIVER TO RUN, another great story is recounted of Hale (Owner Operator of Grants Pass Air Service) and Glen Wooldridge S...
by glen wooldridge
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 151
Views: 21484

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

Fred from up in Michigan sent us these photos of him and his son running the Big Manistee River. Beautiful country up that way! Family trips, we’re all about that! https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/921/bXwUkb.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/ISB9au.jpg https://imagiz...
by glen wooldridge
Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 155
Views: 16824

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

My Grandpa at his shop in Grants Pass Oregon sometime in the 1930’s.

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by glen wooldridge
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop
Replies: 182
Views: 25810

Re: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop

This guy got loaded up and is on its way to its new home in Alaska! This is a 21’ Super Sport Drifter with a fully enclosed cabin, great for when you need to get out of the weather. But this drifter is running the Magnum hydro jack-plate, this gives you all the versatility you need for running a pro...
by glen wooldridge
Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 155
Views: 16824

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

Glen Sr. was always working on something! This picture is a perfect illustration of that. He developed a stick steering mechanism (pictured in the two boats in the background) that enabled the user to turn lock to lock with only a half turn of the helm! A great advantage on a rapid river! Along with...
by glen wooldridge
Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 151
Views: 21484

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

As a manufacture we are always trying to better our products, feedback is key to this. It’s always encouraging to hear people’s great experiences helping us know we are on the right track! ‘‘An awesome Wooldridge boat and www.superflyflies.com make for an epic fishing trip and memories that last for...
by glen wooldridge
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 155
Views: 16824

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

Here at Wooldridge Boats we’ve been putting smiles on peoples faces for over 100 years and counting! Stumbled across this old picture from back in the day.

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by glen wooldridge
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop
Replies: 182
Views: 25810

Re: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop

The Alaskan XL is a great platform for the start of a custom boat build! This one is a perfect example of that. 25’ Alaskan XL with aft windshield, welded front deck with locking bow storage/fishbox. Aft helm allows for a greater cargo capacity and the easy transport of roll on roll off cargo like a...
by glen wooldridge
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 151
Views: 21484

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

Our friend Ryan sent these photos from Fairbanks enjoying a beautiful 75 degree summer day in Alaska with friends on the Chena river Fairbanks, Alaska! Boats are 1997 Xtra Plus with 150 Etec, 2006 17’ Alaskan with 115 Etec, and 17’ Alaskan with 135HO Etec. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q...
by glen wooldridge
Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 155
Views: 16824

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

Glen Sr during his historic running of the Salmon River.

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by glen wooldridge
Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 155
Views: 16824

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/923/8cfuVF.jpg Glen wasn’t only a good boatman, he knew how to cook up a tastymess of vittles for his crew! Who wouldn’tlove a river boat trip by day, stakes by the fire by night! That’s real liven for sure! This photo looks to be taken in the summer of...
by glen wooldridge
Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 151
Views: 21484

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

Beautiful inside an out restoration on this 26’ super sport offshore pilothouse. Years of guiding had taken its toll on this old gal before the current owners threw her some much needed TLC. Hard work pays off! Looks great guys! https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/jLmkvz.jpg https://im...
by glen wooldridge
Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop
Replies: 182
Views: 25810

Re: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop

Another 31’ Super Sport Offshore Pilothouse in the midst of finishing touches and sea trials before heading out the door! Twin Yamaha 250 motors, joysticks, TV’s and all the other goodies you’ve come accustomed of seeing on these big guys! https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/P8kiSL.jpg...
by glen wooldridge
Thu May 31, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 155
Views: 16824

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

Super cool old Mercury print ad from 1951 after Glen Sr. ran the Rogue River. Classic stuff!

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by glen wooldridge
Fri May 18, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 155
Views: 16824

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

Glen Wooldridge and Hugh Brown running on the Rogue in the late 1940’s. Hugh owned a lumber mill in the Apple Gate Valley. From time to time he would get a spruce tree in at the mill and he would call up Glen. Glen liked the durability of Spruce and would have those milled into 3/4” thick planks to ...
by glen wooldridge
Wed May 02, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop
Replies: 182
Views: 25810

Re: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop

Welding a tower on an Alaskan XL.

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by glen wooldridge
Wed May 02, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 151
Views: 21484

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

Some photos from Richard Ro an some buddies on the opening day of sturgeon fishing on the upper Columbia River. Couple Sturgeon on the hooks! One was 5’6” another was 5’4’’. Beautiful fish! https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/923/TOxE7h.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/922...
by glen wooldridge
Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 155
Views: 16824

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

This boat is 1 of 2 Custom Classics built in the early 80’s for longline Halibut fishing in the waters around Kodiak Island, Alaska. Powered by twin 4-cyl Mercury 470 I/O engines these 25’ long 9’ beam boats were true workhorses! Check that load of fish in that last picture! https://imagizer.imagesh...
by glen wooldridge
Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop
Replies: 182
Views: 25810

Re: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop

A couple of weeks ago we introduced the Alaskan HD! Similar to the Alaskan in shape but that’s where the similarities end! 18’ long, 5 1/2’ bottom width, 1/4’’ Hull plate thickness with 1/4’’ hull doubling plates. And to make it slide those gravel bars easy a 1/2’’ thick LinkTech fused UHMW clad bot...
by glen wooldridge
Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop
Replies: 182
Views: 25810

Re: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop

Here at Wooldridge Boats We work hard to make sure our boats are some of the finest in the industry, and that wouldn’t be possible without our fantastic team and their years of Experience! Today we are celebrating Todd‘s 30th Anniversary with the company! Todd is a 5-star fella. He is loyal to the b...
by glen wooldridge
Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 151
Views: 21484

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

Cowlitz River with Richard Ro and his 20’ Alaskan XL center console! From fishing to hunting this boat gets it done!

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by glen wooldridge
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 155
Views: 16824

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

Glen getting a congratulatory handshake in Salmon City after completing his 1948 run up the Salmon River.

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by glen wooldridge
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat
Replies: 151
Views: 21484

Re: Catchin' some fish in an alloy boat

20’ Sport Offshore going through its paces before being shipped to Alaska!
Powered by a Yamaha 115hp outboard this one gets up and goes real nice!

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Sorry. Didn't mean to post this in this thread.
by glen wooldridge
Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Historic Wooldridge Pictures
Replies: 155
Views: 16824

Re: Historic Wooldridge Pictures

Glen Wooldridge and Charley Foster during a shakedown run on the Rogue in 1947 in preparation for the 1948 trip up the Salmon River. We grow accustomed to the feat, and I think in many ways we lose the sense of amazement of what these folks were doing back then. There were no handheld radios or cell...
by glen wooldridge
Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop
Replies: 182
Views: 25810

Re: What's happening at the Wooldridge shop

20’ Wooldridge Sport Offshore going through its paces before being shipped to Alaska!
Powered by a Yamaha 115hp outboard this one gets up and goes real nice!

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