Do I need a hydraulic jackplate

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  1. BassTracker1

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    I have a 2009 Nitro Z7 with a Mercury 150 and a 8" pro hi-jacker and 2 power poles. I am thinking of getting an Atlas 8" hydraulic jack plate, my question is, do I really need one for our lakes around San Diego?

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    Nope. You might use it occasionally if you go to the river but around here you can get by just fine without.
     
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    if you plan to fish the river then yes, it would be a nice feature. I use mine at the river on the regular but locally not as much.
     
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