Recent content by Bill W

  1. Bill W

    Is the Madmac new?

    Gotcha Mike... Just get bored with the same toys. Maybe try a Magtrac next.
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    Roller guides and braid, your thoughts?

    I use roller tips on all my tuna rods, so far no issues.
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    Tooth Proof

    Just a curiosity cause I have not seen it done. Wondered if you can use a small ss chafing spring on single strand?
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    Spectra?

    But a haywire twist is older than me Steve. Do not crimp single strand. Single strand will wear out after a while of trolling. IMO.
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    Spectra?

    Personally I like to observe before I commit. If I see someone do it might ask if they had any issues. So far good for me. But my pain threshold on lure loss/fish loss is not the same as you Steve. If it works to get bit that is…
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    Scam website?

    Do not even think of giving any money to that ad.
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    Maybe what is most important is how well you set the FG. That is when you get the number of...

    Maybe what is most important is how well you set the FG. That is when you get the number of wraps decided.
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    FG newbie

    One way to perfect the FG is to wrap a certain number of turns on one and wrap another with plus or minus one wrap. For thick leader like 130# 8 turns works for me. But for 80# leader 10 wraps. Given the leader diameter gets smaller and with 65# maybe 12 wraps might work for the smaller stuff...
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    Spectra?

    Good bunch of guys on that trip. June Heat has not gone last 2 years. The last time I went my cataracts were so bad I could not see the balloon for the kite. I see you went on Independence, good for you. Thinking I might get my gear ready so I can jump on another long trip. I think I will enjoy...
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    16 day Indy report

    Everything but the raw fish!!!
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    Sounds like the Madscad.

    Sounds like the Madscad.
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    Dorado are notorious for throwing jigs when airborne. Some boats prefer you do not fish jigs for...

    Dorado are notorious for throwing jigs when airborne. Some boats prefer you do not fish jigs for dorado.
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    Is the Madmac new?

    I saw this on Nomad’s sale announcement. Curious if any one has used one yet… https://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/20-off-all-nomad-lures-madmac-dtx-minnow-madscad-and-riptide.741530/
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    I have rod racks for long rods that work on top deck wood rails. Unfortunately the Intrepid does...

    I have rod racks for long rods that work on top deck wood rails. Unfortunately the Intrepid does not have wood rails on top deck.
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    Inshore What in the actual Fuck

    Beautiful catch. If it was not put on the market my guess is you will be sick of thresher in no time.