With an efficient hull, moderate power, and generous tankage, the Mikelson 50 can take you where you want to fish. I winced upon hearing that dreaded phrase, "You should’ve been here last week," coming from Dick Peterson’s lips. We’d been planning a combination fishing trip-boat test for the Mikelson 50 Sportfisher for quite some time, and I was eager to tangle with the albacore that frequent Southern California’s coastal waters. But even though the tuna had disappeared prior to my arrival, the situation was easily resolved: We simply changed tactics and went anyway. After all, the research must go on.
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