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    Lobster 2019

    My wife and I took our kayaks out to the Dana jetties on opening night. The Ohana Fest took up all the parking near Doheney, so we had a longer paddle from Baby Beach. I started dropping nets about ten minutes before sunset. I had last year's mackerel and skipjack for bait. First pull had a...
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    Lobster Hooping: Is this normal?

    Thanks for all the replies. I hope to be back on the water this weekend, or Monday night.
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    Lobster Hooping: Is this normal?

    Last night I hoop netted lobster for the first time. I launched my kayak from Doheny Beach, right next to the jetty, then paddled to the outside of the main breakwater. Using cut up, frozen mackerel I had caught from the same location in July, I baited and dropped my five nets just after...
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    Deer camp 2018

    I'm heading to X9a on September 14. Anyone else going up there?
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    wtb narrow plastic spool 505hs

    If you want the narrow one, you're looking for a 506. The 505 is standard width. If your frame is labeled 505, but is narrow, it's likely a previous owner replaced the seat and crossbars to convert it to narrow (a common upgrade).
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    Department of Fish and Game Surveys

    I always answer the DFW surveys to the best of my abilities. I understand the double-edge sword concerns, but without accurate data, they can't manage the resource. If they have to rely on skewed numbers, they might incorrectly close more recreational fishing or increase the allowable...
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    Guess The Weight-Win a Okuma Metaloid

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    Videos and pictures of BFT the last 5 days & 168# fish dead

    I just upgraded a bunch of my rods and reels, and now you made me want to get a spear gun. There goes my kids' college funds.
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    Guess The Weight-Win a Okuma Metaloid

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    Results are out

    I've gotten X12 every fourth year since 2004. Unfortunately, this is the third year, so it's D14 for my son and me.
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    Caption Contest-Shimano Teremar Rod and PowerPro Hollow Ace Spool

    When using deckhands for bait, you should nose hook them for a more natural presentation.
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    browning superposed For sale

    I'm interested. Barrel length? Chokes? Ejectors or extractors? Does the stock have a right-hand bias?
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    What new PENN west-coast stuff would you like to see?

    Bring back the narrow Jigmasters--501 and 506
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    Wanted- Your old Snowboards

    I have a 1989 Burton Cruise II (165?) I'd let it go for a fair price or trade for rod and/or reel.