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    FOR THE LOVE OF LONG BEACH

    'keeps the wife and girl friend busy ' Together on one boat? LOL
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    Monster Bones

    Where there's Bones...YT should be around too. They seem to show up when you least except them.
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    For Sale Phoenix 29' Sportfisher, twin Volvo diesel

    TAMD 40B, about 2800 hours. I'll post more pics when I get back in town.
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    For Sale Phoenix 29' Sportfisher, twin Volvo diesel

    1985 29' Phoenix Sportfisher - Twin Volvo Turbo Diesels. $19,500. This would be a great project boat for someone who wants to make a little effort and reap the profits. It has 3 problems: 1) Starboard engine runs well, but starts to overheat after a several minutes. Appears to be losing...
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    Catalina 8/30 Gail Force

    You're right about that. I've often thought that myself. Pound for pound them bones are scrappy AF. Great / entertaining post, thanks for sharing.
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    Catalina Fishing / Camping trip, 8/14-8/16 Yellowtail

    That was one benefit. The other was that by going so slow across the channel we were able to spot whales (and paddies) that I might not of seen going full speed.
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    Catalina Fishing / Camping trip, 8/14-8/16 Yellowtail

    That makes me feel better, haha. Yep, no way we were giving up. I figured, worst case, the other engine craps out and we get a nice leisurely tow back to Long Beach.
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    Catalina Fishing / Camping trip, 8/14-8/16 Yellowtail

    Thanks. 2 Harbors is easy to unload, but hard to hike. These boat-in sites are hard to unload (using multiple dinghy trips), but no hike, of course. Trade-offs. Normal ground tackle. It's nice and sandy there, anchoring in only 15-20'. Definitely need a stern anchor as there are no...
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    Catalina Fishing / Camping trip, 8/14-8/16 Yellowtail

    Well....Rippers is no secret, it was definitely more crowded than I would have liked. There were some jackhole kids on kayaks that were camped in the wrong spot one night (our spot) b/c they had their spots mixed up. We let them stay...rather than being dicks and make them move.
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    Catalina Fishing / Camping trip, 8/14-8/16 Yellowtail

    Yes still there. Be very careful around them and study the current coordinates. I heard a horror story from my boat slip neighbor...they were near Long Point (west) and were unaware of the exact boundary....yellowtail were boiling so they stopped and fished. 4 or 5 YT caught, and DFG rolls up...