Go-Devil is one of the few manufacturers that builds duck boats for traditional longtails and high-performance surface-drive mud motors.
Go-Devil's surface-drive 35-hp is a powerful mud motor built around the dependable, time-tested Vanguard air-cooled engine.
The column I wrote for the January 2006 issue of Farm Collector ("What the Dickens is a Go-Devil?") generated more than 30 responses from all over the country.
Little boy tales of runaway teams, turning too short and upending the tool, spankings by papa for not tending to business, barbed wire fences, stray skunks and other weird happenings all involved the lowly go-devil cultivator.
The heavy object was called a "go-devil." In Texas oil field history, the same heavy object was referred to as a "torpedo."
Why this device was called a go-devil, however, remains a mystery.
Since 1977, Go-Devil has offered a wide array of boat and motor combinations to get hunters to places never seen by man.
Go-Devil believes it has the fastest standard surface-drive rig on the water when the 35-hp Vanguard longtail is matched with their 16x60 boat.