Is Stratos Boats going out of business?
From the Stratos web site: “After more than 30 years in the market and several changes in ownership, production of new Stratos boats has been halted as White River Marine Group focuses its resources on a consolidated group of high-demand performance fishing boat brands.
When was the last year Stratos Boats were made?
Stratos Boats Note No longer in production. 1999 – 2017 values include the outboard motor & trailer.
How do you keep water out of Livewells?
Put expansion plugs in the holes on the outside of the boat for both the livewell fill or the pump as well as the livewell drain. Plug the holes from the outside and you will be good to go.
Who made Stratos trailers?
White River Marine Group, LLC
Stratos® is a trademark of White River Marine Group, LLC. BOATEFX’s and its products, namely a step product, are not in any way affiliated with White River Marine Group, LLC. Due to High Demand, Most BoatEFX Steps Ship Within 10-20 Business Days.
Who owned Stratos Boats?
Bass Pro Group
On Dec. 11, Bass Pro Group, the owner of Bass Pro Shops, announced it had signed a deal to acquire Fishing Holdings LLC, the manufacturer of Ranger, Triton and Stratos fishing boat brands.
When did Stratos go out of business?
Stratos Boats has been flying under the radar of most bass anglers ever since OMC went bankrupt in December 2000. But that should change soon, if it hasn’t already, thanks in part to a limited-run high-end boat called the Stratos ASX. In March 2001, Irwin Jacobs’ Genmar Holdings Inc.
Do you leave livewell pump on?
You will want to keep your raw water running while keeping your bait alive to ensure water circulation. When finished, simply turn off your raw water and drain your livewell by removing the livewell pump.
How do Livewells work?
Livewells are tanks found on many fishing boats, deck boats, and pontoons that are used to keep bait and caught fish alive. It works by pumping fresh water from the lake you are boating on into the tank and then back out. This flow of water keeps the water fresh and oxygenated, allowing fish to breath properly.
When did Stratos go all composite?
Stratos went to all composite in the 1998 year models.
Who designed Stratos Boats?
Al Stinson is the race-boat designer responsible for many of Stratos’ boats. The decks were designed and styled by fishermen to be as fishable as the hulls are fast. The 201 XL is Larry Nixon’s hull of choice.