I had my 17' Boston Whaler Newport towed up this summer. She has a 75 Johnson and a 5 horse kicker. I know people fish the lower CI for halibut from smaller boats. I am wondering where folks launch, I am assuming the smaller boats are not using the tractors. I also do not have an anchor system at this time. I don't believe I will have the room or the $ for a powered system. I used to fish the Columbia river with a guy that used a buoyed system that had some sort of a slip ring where he would tow the anchor to the surface. What is the name of that system? Is it necessary to anchor or is drifting a viable fishing strategy? Prepping the boat is my winter project so I am trying to figure out what all need to do to get her rigged up right.