- Probably from the name John. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I built a johnboat out of treated plywood a few years ago.”
“I was on the bow of a johnboat gator hunting when my buddy was watching a gator & ran us about 10 ft deep into the brush.”
“When it was finally time to hunt, we loaded that 16 ft. johnboat with lights, harpoon, .44 magnum bang stick, other gator hunting paraphernalia, and most importantly, Billie's crossbow.”
“I remember one time they snagged a 14 ft johnboat that had sunk.”
“Beach the Boat: If you have access to a small johnboat, drag it up on shore and have your pup jump in and out while the boat is stable.”
“BURNETT: Five minutes later, Justin King backed his flat-bottom johnboat into the water to try and hook a big bass at the end of the day.”
“He received 13 weeks of classroom and hands-on installation training, is certified by the Mobile Electronics Certified Professional program, is an “absolute nut” about A/V gear, and likes writing, gardening, golfing and casting his fishing pole from his johnboat on the James River.”
“Neher would hold our johnboat at the edges of deep chutes and the fast-water heads of pools where I'd cast the weighted tube quartering upstream, giving it time to sink.”
“I was perched on the riprap below the Kentucky Dam one night trying my luck for catfish when two guys paddled up in a johnboat.”
“Middays that week were sunny and hot, and the wind was often blowing hard enough that launching my fourteen-foot aluminum johnboat with twelve inches of freeboard took a degree of either courage or foolhardiness.”
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