Boaters Upset About Ethanol

I have had my share of problems, after fighting a motor that wouldn’t start or run well, I rebuilt the carburetor and found all rubber parts were hard and some cracked. I replaced them all and still had trouble with the needle sticking. I wrote Mercury and they said their motors can handle 15% ethanol. Well, we shall see because that’s what is in the plans, an increase in ethanol to 15%. Here is an article about it:

Boaters Upset About Ethanol

Boaters across America are upset over a Environmental Protection Agency proposal to add an additional five percent of ethanol to gasoline. Many states currently blend 10 percent ethanol into gas. Boaters say ethanol damages fuel lines and any more in the pump could create major problems….

About Dave Tackett

Dave Tackett is from Sterling Illinois. An avid fisherman since childhood, he has fished all over the Midwest, mainly the Mississippi River pools 8-19. His home waters are pools 13 & 14. After fishing Bass tournaments for many years, he gave it up to fish for Walleye year round. He now guides and fishes for fun. He likes to take photos of the scenic places he visits on the river and likes to keep a video camera running to get footage for his Walleye DVDs. Photography is now where he most of his time working, using professional DSLR cameras and lens. These photos include landscape around the Mississippi River and the Rock River, river birds like eagles heron, egrets etc.
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