Recent content by Chicago Pete

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    what kind of fish this is?

    Island Jack?
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    Conventional Casting Help Please.

    I learned on a Jigmaster in the 70's. The thumb screw take apart was great confidence builder. I knew if I backlashed, and I knew I eventually would, it would only take a few minutes to get back to fishing.
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    Recipes for preserving small fish (grunion, sardine, anchovy etc.)

    Cast nets cannot be used in California freshwater. Cast nets can be used in California saltwater (north of Point Conception, and for certain baitfish). nets may be used north of Point Conception to take such species."Apr 5, 2011
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    Recipes for preserving small fish (grunion, sardine, anchovy etc.)

    Cast nets cannot be used in California freshwater. Cast nets can be used in California saltwater (north of Point Conception, and for certain baitfish). nets may be used north of Point Conception to take such species."Apr 5, 2011
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    Has Anyone Ever Fished Howell's Hook?

    On a Florida fishing forum, it was mentioned that Tampa fishing outfitters has an electric reel they rent. It's "behind the counter...:
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    Has Anyone Ever Fished Howell's Hook?

    Seems long for a manual reel, but I'm old. Post what you get.
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    Has Anyone Ever Fished Howell's Hook?

    Will this help? https://www.landfallnavigation.com/bathymetric-nautical-chart-ng-16-9-howell-hook.html
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    Maui Jims Model Help!

    https://www.mauijim.com/US/en_US/shop/sunglasses?gclid=CjwKCAiAzuPuBRAIEiwAkkmOSE_Sxxb4SgopbecR3_ppgFMK85-eblzOfwcuayY-t18mCo5M-sn5QhoCIasQAvD_BwE
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    What happened to the Chief

    Any settlement would include property damage and loss of income I believe.
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    Dumping BlueFin Carcasses Huntington Harbor

    In FLA it's normal to dump fish carcasses in the harbor, but it's requested that you poke the eyes so they will sink.
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    Penn Fathom FTH40NLD2 on sale at Walmart.

    I also saw really good prices in Australia, but the shipping brought that back up. I wasn't needing this reel, well I was. I sent my son in South Bay a bunch of gear. I just didn't need it now. I probably won't get to the salt until next spring. It was just a good deal. Let's see what...
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    Penn Fathom FTH40NLD2 on sale at Walmart.

    I just ordered a FTH40NLD2 from Walmart for $219.99.
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    Air Travel with rods - how do you do it?

    I have a Bazuka tube and have been using that for 20 years flying Southwest. TSA opens it EVERY TIME. Minor damage twice. Only lost once, in the Philippines. Never had any real problems, you can collapse it when you get where you're going It maxes out at 7 feet, limiting my rod purchase and...