Recent content by azbaseball

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    Want to fish Channel Islands. Boat/Landing suggestions?

    I am on a monthly charter our of Ventura harbor Sportfishing on the New Hustler. We normally fish Miguel and rosa with a chance at Sn Nic if the weather holds. Over night trip. Big boat 20 passengers galley ok, bunks ok Captain Chris is a fish finding machine. picture was from a San Nic trip
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    Boca Bearing Upgrades?

    I sent my avet back once and they cleaned them replaced all the bearings for like 49 dollars including return shipping
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    Boca Bearing Upgrades?

    Boca has the saltwater bearings That is what I have been using the ceramic are very pricey but I found they tend to get rough from the salt. the new slat bearing I have I love so far. I have them in Tranx 500, tranx 300, Lexa 400hd, Lexa 300, Avet MXJ, Avet Hx. the difference in the HX was...
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    Lacrosse boots.

    I use the Muck boots with the neoprene tops. Goes above the calf. Great boots have used mine for the last 4 season keeps feet dry and warm in the winter I purchased mine from Sams Club for under 50 dollars I purchased 3 in fact One for me and the other for my sons. Sams club now has the...
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    Steering cable stuck at outboard end

    I have had an issue with my merc XR150 same situation. I heated the tube and than used a brass punch to tap the rod threw the tub. Once out clean the crap out of the tube and see if it is pitted Clean the shaft if you are going to reuse. I use a marine white lithium grease very thin layer...
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    Names from the Past Early 80's Who do you remember?

    Mike the pirate Jewett Big Game 90 this guy can put you on the fish and the kids loved going up into the bridge and steer the boat
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    New Hustler On the Big reds

    standard minimum size is 10 inches for rockfish, Lings 22, white fish no minimum size
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    New Hustler On the Big reds

    I do not understand your question Are they legal why yes otherwise they would have been returned to the water let em go to let em grow the average reds were over 2 lbs and the whitefish were about 1-2 pounds
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    New Hustler On the Big reds

    i am not a salmon grouper guy
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    Rockfishing in socal.

    I concur
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    Rockfishing in socal.

    San Diego trips in January and February the collonet trips 1.5 day big reds and lings if you can reach the bootom with the wind and current. Also bonus yellowtail action
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    Rockfishing in socal.

    the boats from SB fish Santa Rosa and San Miguel islands. The boats out of Oxnard and Ventura harbor on the over night will also fish the same islands. The over night boats get you to the grounds at first light and fish to about 13-1400 as they travel 70 miles at times. Sb boats fish 3/4 day...
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    New Hustler On the Big reds

    Good Day all: I fished the New Hustler Saturday 11-21-2020 with our normal monthly charter. Things looked dicey as the forecast for winds and weather were high. Captain Chris said we are a go. I traveled from San Diego to Ventura harbor Sportfishing where the Hustler is docked. We all met...
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    Fisherman without license

    funny story I have a nitro bass boat and fish the san Diego bay often. I took a buddy out we fished all day ran from the south to the jetty and back to the bridge and back to the barge. I spent about 20 gallons of fuel. I load the boat on the trailer by my self as he loaded his junk in his car...
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    Fisherman without license

    depends on two things 1- is he fishing yes than he is in trouble he catch will be forfeited and equipment may be taken. 2- he is not fishing when the DFW shows up but they count your catch and your are over limits because he was fishing but did not get caught. You are responsible and will...