Still available ?
Didn’t work for me either. Even after reducing the file size
Spot-on Ryan !!
Where’s Miss Halibut ???
Graduation balloons are starting to show up. Picked up a few Tuesday...
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Saw you guys out there. We moved to the Lower Shoe. Still Slow. Then we moved to Izor’s for wide open 20” Sand Bass. (All Released)
We would have...
I figured out how to turn off the alarm. The alarm would be great offshore. But in Long Beach, there are too many boats with AIS transmitters....
Yes. I caught and released two of them under the PCH bridge in Newport Bay. Caught on live Ghost Shrimp while fishing for Spotfin Croaker.
I used to use a solid sponge rubber ball with a torpedo sinker glued in the center. 6’ leader with a chrome head feather. Blue/white or red/white....
Smear Uni-Butter on your swimbait.
You could try a heavy swim bait. If not Halibut, maybe you’ll catch a big Lingcod.
Is the “Totalscan” and “Active Image” the same transducer? What’s the difference?
I finally got a chance to test out my new Simrad RS35. The AIS...
Don’t pay the Mariachi until after he sings.
Lucky he had a way to identify them.
The smaller ones taste better than the big ones. So, if you must keep one to eat, pick a smaller one and let the bigger breeders go back to reproduce.
I have the Simrad Go MFD also. I recently bought the Simrad VHF with AIS and NMEA2000 connection to the MFD.
I am always worried about those...
Do the reels have serial numbers ?
Some of the larger spinning reels have manual bails. For a youngster, you may want to look at the ones that flip over when you turn the handle.
Fishing guide.... guide-Uber... GUber
You’ll be happy with that one. :cheers:
Did you buy an Arima ?
I winterized my outboard.
Mike, Chuck, Thanks guys. Great info. There were two guides and the tiptop that were bent beyond straightening, so I replaced those. Then a light...
Thanks. Do you make anything of the marking? Is it a model number?
Hooking up an external speaker, as mentioned, may show you if the radio receiver has gone out.
...but if you do, you are required to monitor channel 16.
You are required to monitor channel 16. If you are near a boat in distress with your radio off, you could be liable.
Besides that...who wants to...
I found this rod in a garage sale. It is 6’ long. There are no other markings except “TG” ? “TJ” ? 687. It feels like about a 30-40# rod. #10...
Alps guides with 316 stainless don’t rust.
Fuji guides are made with 304 Stainless, which rusts.
I use Ospho rust converter available online or at Westmarine.
You guys need a chum chunker...
Blue Shark is great eating. You just have to get past the pee taste. Once you take a few bites, you start to get used to the iodine taste. Then...
I had one break at the tail. I sanded it smooth and re-drilled....good to go.
I like your reports.
I would be interested in this answer. I am thinking that a transducer is like a speaker. Is it just two wires that can be spliced to any...
I attended a Fund Raiser/Seminar on this that was given by the Orange County Heart Institute and St. Joseph’s hospital....it sounds like a...
I have caught many Bonito on those.
Buy a “Bull Belt”. It will not sag and last a long long time.
Like always...”You get what you pay for”...
In case you miss with the first round ?
I think he’s ignoring you.
Bonita, Bonito. Tomata Tomato.
Good info. Vigilant32.....Class act.
Passenger for Hire:
Means a passenger for whom consideration is contributed as a condition of carriage on the vessel, whether directly or...
Park someplace and call an Uber XL.
This spot off Dana point is no secret. The Dana party boats are always parked there and any fish residing here have escaped hundreds of baits...
Great report ! Thanks for posting.
.... Fishgripper lipper and longnose pliers.
I had to change the files from “.hwr” to “.gpx” using Babel.
This was for my Simrad. From my very limited knowledge about this stuff, I...
When I bought my new Simrad, I had to convert all of my Humminbird waypoints to a Simrad compatable format using GPS Bable. (Free download)
What is the file extension on the files you saved on the card ?
Stage 1 clinical trials are just to find out if the test subjects will live, or die on the experimental medication.
I don’t have any real expensive rods. But I have a favorite one-of-a-kind Seeker SSCSW908 which I am becoming reluctant to use because it is...
toothpaste and a toothbrush.
If they treat you like that...don’t go. Pick another boat next time until you find one that has more respectful deckhands.
I got a C-Map with my Simrad MFD. I already had the Navionics+.
The Simrad will accept both maps and I can change from one to the other. But, Is...
Buyer backed out. Turns out he only wanted one. I am selling all three for $50.
I bought a new VHF to match my fish-finder.
This is a Standard Horizon Spectrum+ lightly used. You will need to have an MMSI number programmed...
The cards have a lock on them. (Read only) The FF would have to write to the card for it not to be used on another unit.
Is there no end to the spending ? LOL
Thanks. I just ordered the Simrad Start Up kit....and an Ancor drop. I usually like the quality of the Ancor connectors and wire, even though it...
Shall I buy the Simrad starter kit, or will any kit work. (Like Ancor?)
Good report. Looks foggy.
I would have never guessed brass.
I wonder what the frames are made of ? ...no corrosion what-so-ever.
I still have one California Tackle 670H.....
CBD oil is made from Hemp. Not Marajuana.
I was there today. It's bad. My boat is only 17' and it took me 30 minutes to squeeze it into the only park I could find. The lot is not laid out...
How does it attach on the tank ?
Maybe it’s that Websites are being sued for not providing access assistance for the visually impared ??...
We are selling our glider. Our grandchildern loved to swing and eat lunch on this all aluminum, powder coated, Covered Glider. Great for Salt air...
A lot of guys called in sick today.
A Guy I play racquetball with just told me today that he sold his Unisaw and Biesmeyer fence for $1000.
Did you advertise on Craigslist ??
Baby shark...do, do, do, dudo...Baby Shark ...do, do, do, dudo. Baby Shark.
Do you have rods without reels ? If not, you’re gonna need more rods.
lá breithe shona duit
No. Nothing happened.
I am just not understanding what you double click on to save a screen shot into those files ?
I tried double clicking on...
Under the lettuce.
I order my wire here...
I order battery cables with the lugs professionally...
Can someone explain how to do this ? I have enabled “screen capture” in the settings. But I am not clear what to do next. The manual says “double...
If I bought another reel, I’d have to buy another rod.
Canned Sardines in Mustard.
I caught one that chipped my gelcoat. If you try to grab them, they will F#[email protected] you up.
I am so sorry. I didn’t know I was contagious.
When I was a kid, I used to swim in the Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach...can’t get much worse than that.
You triggered my gag reflex.
I cut my finger off using a Unisaw. Boy, was my face red !
Walk from the parking lot to the show might be a wet one.
I am pretty happy with my Simrad GO9 and Totalscan Transducer.
....but then I was happy with my old Humminbird 788ci HD.
The Simrad has so many...
Before the LGBT’s claimed the rainbow, it was used as a symbol by some Christians. I used to fish with a friend who was a “born again” Christian....
My wife came in the garage and said...”...hey... wait.. what’s this blue reel. Did you just buy that !”
...me..looking sheepish... her...”You...
Nice thick one. How deep ?
I just picked up this blue reel....not crazy about the color. I like black, but it was too good a deal to pass up.
Yard sale at Seeker factory in Orange tomorrow....just sayin’
Hahaha. That’s funny. But sooo true.
I could use a new Etec. My 2004 still runs pretty good, but I want a new one.
Haha. Now I’m thinking of that funny video that Slider posted.
I thought the lack of knobs and buttons would be a downfall....but it’s not.
The screen is much easier to use than I expected. The icons that you...
Not exactly, but close. You can tell by comparing the track.
Hahaha. You bad.
I got mine at Westmarine. They reinstated their Price Matching Policy and right now they are also offering Triple Points.
I got $125 worth of...
Here are three shots of three different maps...
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Here’s a couple shots of my transducer location...
Thanks. I hadn't figured that out yet. Big help. Thank you.
I have only used my new GO9 twice so far. I am pretty happy with how well it works. I fish strictly salt water. The Navionics+ local Sonar Chart...
Agree....Although, they probably wouldn’t be bothered by it unless someone speaks up.
You can tell the commercial posters by clicking on their...
I don’t get what you are saying. I think SealSkinner has a valid point.
In addition to the first post rule...
My Alcedo Microns get very little use.
I don’t know why I have to flip the bail over manually ?
With a Spinner, you can switch the handle to the other side and grow the other breast to match. o_O
Not bad luck if you do the ceremony with dancing virgins and Champagne.
Do you remember buying your first “real” saltwater fishing rod ?
I had saved up paper route money to buy my first really nice boat rod. My friend...
If you cant find them, you could make your own....
Look here... www.arimaowners.com
The forum owner is your neighbor.
Perky screen shot.
Croaker Stroker was not a well thought out name.
Looking at the video of the conditions, and the 24’ boat, I can’t magine what happened to capsize that boat.
I am wondering if the buoys and...
What was used to glue it down ?
The transducer is mounted higher than you would expect. Only 3/8” to 1/2” extends below the bottom of the hull. I mounted it at a slight...
Found this on a Coast Guard website...
“Radio Watchkeeping Regulations”
“In general, any vessel equipped with a VHF marine radiotelephone...
I am still working on a small jar of Shimano drag grease.
I’ve only used mine twice, but I liked how it worked. Mine is Simrad. Here are a few screen shots. Holds bottom at over 25 mph.
Wenol is a really fine abrasive polish. To answer your question... You would have to contact the manufacturer. The only agonizing reels that I own...
Prayers out to all the friends and family who lost a loved one. Sad, sad day.
You have to wear a PFD that keeps your head out of the water when...
Ya never know what yer gonna git.
14 mile bank would be off limits because you could not take your catch into deeper water without breaking the law.
“....may not be taken or Possessed“
Here are a pair of Mako Marine seats and cushions. I have been using the seats without the cushions, so the cushions are in very nice shape. One...
The Unisaw would sell for what you are asking. Someone should run to your house with the cash.
I am waiting for smoother seas. Probably be good in the morning, then uncomfortable after 1:00. 33mph wind predicted for 10:00am Friday.
I am interested to hear ideas also.
I went fishing today and all my tackle spilled out of my Tupperware that I dump it in.
I like my Shimano Evair Sandals. They are open yet are sealed up about 3/4” so you can still step in a puddle without getting your feet wet. I...
My obsession is new rod technology.
I like the parabolic bend, but not the weight of a glass rod. My favorites are the “Project-X” Seekers with...
Re: Best route....
Would Google maps work ? I just tried it and it looks like it does ??
Is it still 75 fathom depth contour ?...Meaning 14 mile bank off limits ?
Thanks ShadowX for the info.
The 2019-2020 Harvest Specs don’t have 167 pages ?? I am an old man and is a cruel joke to make me look for this.
I don’t see any mention of that on the California DFW website. When are they proposing this change ?
No. Just sold to “Norm” (his real name was Art) and “Earl” at Norm’s Bait & Tackle. (Now “Big Fish Bait & Tackle”)
They had Red Shrimp.
Great deal on the radar ! Mine works great on my 17’ skiff.
I paid $700 for mine, used.
Hey, someone else from Tustin !
Change Order !
Anything good in there ?
The only one I could recommend is Pacific Trailer if you want to drive 45 miles.
Quality family run shop thats been in buisness forever.
PM has tracking number.
Rename your boat “Oneclick”
I have never seen these. just ordered a couple of packs to try.
Thanks for posting the link.
Wow. That is nice. Good choice on the colors.
Just bought a new Simrad unit and need to sell this one.
Worked great when I removed it....Includes dual frequency transducer, cables and...
I like the cork and reel seat...what guides do they have ?
Wait...let me turn this into a fish report....I caught some bass in Dana Point...
Who sells these rods in OC ?
Thanks for all the good information you provide on this website. Your advise has helped me a lot. I ended up with a Simrad unit.
Frankly, I was...
When I upgraded to Navionics+ on my old fishfinder, I logged onto the Navionics website and erased the content of the new card, then installed the...
Some species of fish just taste bad. I am not a fan of Tuna.
Bleed them immediately. Cut the gills and throw them in a bucket of water for a few minutes before putting them on ice.
Shellback since 1970 !! That was a bitch.
Gator Navy !. :cheers:
We all have to suffer because of these migrants....Pollo Loco ran out of Avocados.
I should NOT have gone to the Belching Beaver BEFORE going to the Westmarine Black Friday sale....I ended up buying a new Simrad Fishfinder.
I picked one up today at the Westmarine Black Friday sale.
It came with two Navionics cards. I don’t know yet for sure, but I don’t think I need...
Im thinking about visiting the Belching Beaver Brewery. ??
Stone Brewery is awesome.
I like beer.
I notice the 74 is a “dv” and the 94 is a “sv”. I am looking for a good traditional chirp fishfinder. Would you still recommend the 94SV even...
I wonder how far the bow eye has to stick out ?
Thanks for that. Trying to upgrade to a 9” screen from my old Humminbird 788ci hd. I own the newer Navionics+ 1’ contour map which I upgraded...
They usually do update it. I check it regularly. Hope they continue.
I don’t do Facebook.
They haven’t updated the bait report since 10/24 ??
I like the Project X Super Seekers.
I am not a hoarder. I may use all of these rods and reels some day ? Still looking to buy more just to add to the pile. I think I’ll go out to...
I keep the boxes because the little odds-n-ends like the wrench, spool washers, and parts schematic are inside. Otherwise, I forget where I put them.
Man ! We are old !
Roy’s...I remember stepping over that big black dog. He wouldn’t move. You had to step over him sometimes to get in the shop. Hahaha.
Diving for coins thrown from the Catalina Steamer in Avalon.
I misunderstood too. I thought both wanted admin to step in.
How do they establish replacement cost on collectable tackle like $700 Truline rods purchased from an individual with no receipt ?
Prayers sent out to the families of the deceased and injured.
I hesitate to post on this forum because, (even for experienced attorneys), what I...
Yes. One of those vegetable steaming racks that fit in a pot with water on the bottom. I brought the water to boil, then steamed it for 10...
It’s all random.
Steamed Bonito makes really good “Tuna” sandwiches. Try it. Way better than canned tuna.
It was hot. And lots of people on the beach. Way too many boats out there for me. Tomorrow (Sunday) should be cooler.
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My favorite reels are ....
1. Daiwa LD20
2. Shimano Torium 14
3. Penn Fathom 15 lever drag 2sp
4. Penn Fathom 12 star drag
5. Shimano Speedmaster II
This recipe works for me....
They are at the right place, at the right time, with the right bait.
They (Tunaslam) said they bought sardines from Nacho..
Tuesday. Dana Point straight out 100-115 feet. Sardines. Long soak flyline or 1/4 to 1/2 oz egg sinker. We Caught 4. Pretty good...
OK. I’ll try.
DAVE HANSEN ROCKS....means : “Dave Hansen is a good guy”
HATERS HATE FISHERMAN....means : “Some bad people don’t like the...
It’s not the rod that catches fish, it’s the guy holding it.
“Make hay while the Sun Shines”
I had AAA. The way I understood it...you pay the Tow guy, then submit the bill to AAA for re-imbursement.
I didn’t want the hassle, so I paid...
Geez. I had an x-15. Haven’t seen one of those in a long time. Might be a collector’s item ?
I use glass marbles. Im not to good at it though. I hit my thumb. Guess I should keep my thumb down ?? Turned my nail black.
But youre right.......
In the old days Remington would make them behave.
“Adult California sea lions grew from 5,900 animals in 1975 to 47,000 in 2015. Steller sea lions increased as well, from 74,400 to 78,500.”...
I have a Shimano Saragosa 6000. Pretty nice reel for the money. Recommended to me by Flyliner....and you know, he catches a lot of fish. :cheers:
Yes, they are always happy to take our money. ...and it is much easier for them to work here, than us to work there. If we enacted laws similar...
The Pure & Free Baby is Zinc Oxide. Much safer.
Your body is telling you something when your eyes are stinging. LOL
Stu ! You are dead on !
Thanks for posting that ! I keep preaching the same thing but nobody seems to listen.
(Metastatic Melanoma Survivor)
Seems like they would buy the badass Willard military inboards. ?
Maybe they repossessed that one ?
I have three of the Speedmaster II’s that I have used for years and years.
To replace them, I have bought the following...Shimano Torium 14, Penn...
This is happening everywhere. Not just valuable stuff either. Stuff like sunglasses and hats ???
The thieves must be desperate these days.
If you go with Sunbrella, get some CanVak and spray it down with a Hudson sprayer....it will last twice as long....
The best knives that keep the best edge are not stainless....they rust.
Stainless knives that can be left on the boat, go dull quickly. So, if...
Fishing for Croaker under the Balboa Island bridge...
Delays, change orders, are usually due to underbidding. Usually intentional.
....Just a comment. Not saying this is the case here.
Zack is special. You are lucky to have him. My fishing buddy escaped.
I cannot see my iPad screen in the direct sunlight.
5 cent anchovies on Seal Beach Pier.
Tin Can beach.
Fishing boat Estrella, Pierpoint.
Live Red Shrimp bait at San Pedro.
These 48” Lifetime folding tables are great for fileting fish. Doubles as a workbench, picnic table........
Nice report. Thanks for the rod endorsement, I’m going to have to look into that. My S.Seeker SSCSW908 is my go to, but it’s a one-off. So,...
Does anybody use the Rapala knot on surface irons ? ...similar principle.
I have a Sila Flex rod that I may be willing to part with. (Maybe two or three, I have to check) I have some pretty decent Roddy, Conolon, Sabre...
Boneheads = Bonito (not Bonita)
Slime Sticks = Barracuda
Bonito Shark = Small Mako
Pinhead = Small Anchovy
Bendo = Hookup
I don’t think the Humminbird will read GPX files. I think I need to convert them back to the Humminbird HWR format after I edit them ??
I downloaded “GPSBabel”. I was able to import the “.HWR” (Humminbird) files onto my Mac.
The GPSBabel program allows you to save the waypoint...
Anybody ever used “GPSBabel” on a Mac for editing waypoints ?
I went through a bag full of adapters. Not one was over 1/2 amp. Some 8v, some 18v,...Out of 15-20 adapters, not one fit the bill.
I have way too...
OK. I went outside to the boat, climbed in and hooked up my Fishfinder.
The Fish-n-chips and navigation chart both show the MLPA boundry. (My...
On my Navionics “chip” there are two “charts” 1. Fish-n-chips (sonar chart ?.) 2. Navigation chart.
I am looking for a 110v adapter so I can...
The Fish-n-chips chart does not show the MLPA boundaries. I just read a post that said you have to be in the Navigation chart to see them.
Damn!! ...after that, I would need bed rest for a week.
I just recently did the $99 Upgrade (upgrade, not update) from my old Fish-N-Chips card. I really like the added detail of the Sonar Chart.......
I have tried those. I prefer a Whet Stone.
Do you have to renew ? Can’t you just keep using the old card ??
Make yourself a Chunker....or buy one if you don’t have woodworking skills.
Less time cutting bait = more time fishing.
I like the Kalin’s heads. They have sharp, good quality, plated hooks, and they hold the plastic.
I spend a lot of money on boat maintenance,...
I hope that works in reverse.
It’s going to taste “fishy” because you didn’t remove the bloodline. Some people like the taste.
Soak the filets in whole milk in the...
50 years ago, I used to walk out to the end of the (Wedge side) jetty and catch limits of Calico bass on salted anchovies.
She is a good sport...Now you have to take her shopping at the Mall. LOL
Don’t judge me....At least I remembered to put the plug in.
BTW, If you find a blue bumper mid channel, it’s mine.
You can only eat so much Tuna. I made my whole family sick of it in the eighties.
Well, mostly. But the OP did mention Yellows...
Patriot 3/4 out of Newport today posted 91 yellows for 25 people.
Maybe the fishing is good but people have learned not to share on the internet.
So, how was your day ?
The Navionics web app shows them as dashed red lines. Still, other lines are red and dashed and are not MPA’s/MLPA’s. ...but better than not...
Hahaha. That’s how my grandkids talk !!
It’s Bonito....not Bonita.
It’s not a Spanish word. It’s an English word, the name of a fish. It’s in the Merriam-Webster English dictionary....
Don’t go too far or you'll be in the MPA.
What would be different than the “Trip Planning” forum on here ?
No gimble bar, but looks like a plastic “bar” (for lack of a better word)
Still, killer part for $16 bucks. I took it apart to check the...
Amazon.....$15.99 Look really good. Attachments are much stronger than others I have purchased for twice the money. 316 stainless castings....
I do that....That’s not OCD. That’s something else.
Probably would only work for a smaller skiff like mine.
No. I found it on the internet. I’ll make one after you find out if it works.
Heres one you dont need to weld. Conduit and rebar.
The people across the street from me fly a lot. They always use Uber.
I have been keeping my old Trulines, Sila Flex, Conolon, Newell, Shimano Speedmaster II’s for years and years.
Getting rid of them all in favor...
Looks like it has Carbaloy (sp?) guides.
Thanks, I’ll read that.
I have the old fish-n-chip map and just ordered the Upgrade to Navionics+.
Also studying the fishfinder/GPS combos....
I saw an underwater photo posted somewhere on here. There were piles of cement poles that look like a game of “pick-up sticks” dropped on the bottom.
That is a good report.
I somehow feel like an enabler.
Does the touchscreen work good with wet hands (saltwater).?? ...my iPhone doesn’t, so I am a little hesitant.
Link doesnt work for me.
I am oddly attracted to this thread.
Here’s what I found by searching the internet.
Back in the 50’s a large chemical company in Los Angeles dumped toxins into the sewer system which...
Thanks for the report. Now I don’t feel that I missed out by not going today.
From what I gather they eat toxic baitfish. Also, their livers do not elimate the toxins.
Sand Bass are on the “Do Not Eat” list, yet Calicos are...
Looks well organized to me. :cheers:
The VA put me on the same diet.
I searched the internet and could not find a converson calculator to change from metric assload to American assload. :rofl:
Good catch !! Well written report. :appl:
It’s not something I worry about.
Yes. We are blessed. We remind each other every time out. Being on the water is my Church.
I like a lighter rod. My favorite is Seeker CSW908
You gotta be over some kelp. We only caught one or two stray SandBass.
The coverup facemask, Buff gloves, Buff sleves are because I am a...
Launched at Davies at 9:00. Picked up a half scoop of sardines from Nachos. We motored straight out and anchored over structure in 80’. Chunked...
Longfin does good work.
I hope nobody is eating them in our area.
The term “Turd Rollers” is putting it lightly.
“In the so-called red zone that reaches from Santa...
Nice fish! Really nice photos !!!
Yes. It was. Nice people.
I bought this 670h new a long, long time ago. Still using it. Great tuna rod.
+1 on using a cinder block. Works great. Anchored one time with a Danforth achor and it got stuck for good finally had to cut the rope. Used a...
Nacho always says....“go to Cherry Beach”
I keep them in Altoid mint tins. I put desiccant packs in each tin. I have a tupperware that six tins fit perfect.
I use strictly Owner Gorilla...
Top one is a Lamiglas...bottom one is a Falcon. Vintage...some made in USA.
The only thing that I usually recommend is....Take the Coast Guard class. It is helpful even for experienced boaters.
What brand guides and reel seat ? (I prefer ALPS)
I once knew it all. But now I forgot what I knew and everything has changed. Now I am just confused and trying not to wet myself while laughing at...
Nice Vermillion Tuna Fish !!
Although I have never had and issues at Davies, At Sunset Aquatic there is a Sheriff/Harbor Patrol Office within a few yards of parking....
Glad you had a nice day. Catalina crossing can sometimes be an E-ticket ride, but worth the effort and white knuckles.
Harbor Boat Rentals has...
Last time I was there Sunset Aquatic accepted cash and worked smoothly
Well, it went to a nice guy. Can’t wait to see the finished product.
Thanks Jeff. Pleasure meeting you.
Truline BM100 (100 inches) - SOLD
8’ Roddy. Thick blank like Truline. Measures like BO36 (probably a Truline copy) Original cork and reel seat....
Anybody think these two stories may be related ?
Maybe Pirates and not immigrants ? Check out the photo of the guy in tactical gear......
Nice catch and good times. Kudos for the catching and releasing.
You don’t know me. If you did, you would like me.
Lighten up Nanook.....you’re yelling. Nobody hates anybody in this thread.
We are all entitled to an opinion.
Not agreeing or siding with anyone here, but American Citizens normally do learn to speak English....Particularly if you are in a customer service...
Well Randy, that might explain the apethetic after sale behavior you are experiencing.....you just need to bribe them. :deadhorse
Sorry, I should have provided more information in my post. I only show the raw unfinished copper pipe to illustrate how easy it was to ruff cut...
I recently bought Brandon Hayward’s book on Amazon. I have been fishing the Southern California Coastline for over 50 years. There is always...
I like to be clean after a good dump, so I bring my own paper towels.
For a 20-30 pound conventional rod....
I usually place the reel so that the rod butt passes under my armpit and extends out the back a couple of...
I made a fake Cork Puppy from a piece of copper pipe.
Aluminum pipe or conduit might be better, but that’s what I had laying around.
The reel clamps don’t spread the clamping force enough IMO. I don’t like pinching the blank and I don’t like the soft material (like cork or cord)...
This didn’t happen. I know Randy. Trust me, he knows how to order parts for reels. He repairs them daily.
Nice report. Thanks for posting.
Oops. Sorry. I thought they served lunch.
Just saw on the news. “Aleta” will be forming and pushing bigger swells. Maybe she will push up those pelagics.
My wife and I like this one.
I need a new fishing partner....the last one escaped.
Nice catch !!
Proof you don’t have to copy what someone else is doing. Way to find your own fish. !
Some people have to work to earn money.
ACE Hardware. Take the nuts and screws with you to find the correct thread.
Or just go to Trader Joe’s and buy some Smoked, Canned Sardines...
Good on Saltines. Also try Brunswick Kippered Snacks. (Herring) they are not...
Haha. You got me.
No... I’m saying that is all we could get back in the day. If you were lucky, you would find a single sardine, Spanish Mac, or...
I use this link to NOAA buoy information. This shows what IS happening...not what’s going to happen....
Holy crap! How the fuck did you come up with that?
Buoyweather seems to be the most reliable for me so far.
I also like the graphic CDIP.......
Everyone is entitled to an opinion. I am anxiously awaiting your report and photos of your 200# plus bluefin caught on a red crab or pinhead anchovie.
And yet those big bluefin are being caught on the kite dragging big fake flying fish. ??
Big bait, big fish.
Lings love Sand Dabs.
Halibut, bass, love brown bait.
Live squid is best. Easy to use (except for the ink mess) Imo
When the receivers were full of anchovies and anchovies were all the bait you could get, we used to wish we had sardines or brown bait.
Kale and Tofu salad with Paul Newman dressing. Yum.
Make your newb take a Dramamine 1 hour before leaving. That way he’ll sleep through the whole trip and wont be a bother.
....and his hat says Seaforth.
I am selling my SAKO rifle in .222 Rem. Which I purchased over fourty years ago. Comes with a removable magazine. Also includes an excellent...
I bought a new Digital VHF Antenna that came in an 8’3” tube. You know they send out a lot of these and would not be paying oversize charges....
Isn’t there a smaller size that you dont have to fatten up your blank ?
I have an old Hardy marlin bait rod I’ll sell you to go with it.
Someplace where there is no lights.
I like to spread the clamp pressure over a larger area. I made a fake “cork puppy” out of a piece of copper pipe because I was too lazy to drive...
MCRD.... Vets are not listed ? Only retired vets....
Available to eligible patrons only.
Active duty, reservists, retirees with a...
I just called Dana Wharf Sportfishing. They said ALL of their 1/2 and 3/4 day boats are non-smoking.
I asked if this was a recent change and they...
Cheap price for just the sheath for a Dexter.
Does anyone else think the Columbia’s are a little tight around the middle....or is it just me ?
Cattleboats and Casinos. Cough Cough.
If you are a reformed smoker, then you know they won’t listen. If the threat of cancer rotting them from the inside doesn’t stop someone from...
Not me !!
Boasting is bad JuJu...
3.6 : 1
Triton Mark II. Pre-Calcutta. Similar to a Calcutta 400.
I fished with them for years. Worth $50-$100.
I Still fish with my Mark I
Huk face cover, Buff water gloves, Columbia SPF50 PFG long sleeve shirt.
I installed TACO (actually Barbour Plastics) spray rails.....I am very happy with the result. No more wet cold rides home.
PM me if you want more...
Got one !! It once said Happy Birthday. Now it says “Rthda”
No. Well, similar...
Party boats are Cattleboats. Shoulder to shoulder. Everyone pays their own way.
Charter boats are “Chartered”. The whole...
Seeker is not a huge company. People who support offshore companies is why American companies cannot afford the high cost of health insurance. Do...
A $20 bill works too. :-)
Oh right... You're holding it with your arms stretched out close to the camera so yours looks bigger.
Looks like yours is trying to say...
Sushimi wanted to slice it up and eat it right there. I said no, it should go back to fight another day.
Ya. It’s a Truline 36. The beast was no...
If every new boater would take these classes, it would save a lot of lives.
YETI coolers are too heavy for me.
Until now, I have never heard YETI stand up and speak out in support of our second ammendment. Glad to see...
I seldom post reports on here because I am a little shy. But, this was amazing. We decided to get an early start fishing grey light. So we began...
They have suspended the search.
Take a Coast Guard boating class.
Dumb knee jerk reaction to News targeting our 2nd ammendment rights.
I want to say “fake news”. But that term has been thrown around a little...
Wear an inflatable PFD...And always carry a good working submersable handheld VHF if you are going out alone.
In 57 degree SST, You don’t have...
I just heard a report that a 17 foot Boston Whaler drove up on the beach under power. Nobody onboard. They think that anyone onboard may have...
Those must be good reels because there are not many used ones for sale. Charkbait has them. I’m going look into getting one. Thanks for the tip.
Those marks look like sinking beer cans.
I like small lever drag reels. They dont make low profile lever drags do they ?
Who could afford ten bucks ? That was a lot of money. I had to dig 20 dozen Ghost Shrimp to earn ten bucks.
Great report. Thanks for posting.
What is that thing ?
It would help to know the exact location where you were fishing.
Maybe they elected you as the Admin ?
Nice fish. I’m going to copy your lure hanger....good idea!....maybe add a few knots to seperate the lures.
I’m afraid to comment.
They will probably get rid of the boat storage, trailer parking, and launch ramp to discourage the riff raff with smallish boats from bothering...
I’ve been casting conventional reels for over 40 years. I have to say, I do like the braking on the star drag Fathoms.
They look like baby Vermillion.
I guess I agree, but totally don’t understand. I am used to rods having a rating of the size of line. 15-30 being best to use 20lb line.
Where where these tanks when I needed one. ?
Seabisquit was a really fast racing horse. “Takes off like a racehorse”
TIP OF THE DAY...LOL
If you are stuck in the rocks with heavy tension on your line, don’t flip the star drag Fathom eccentric lever into free...
I came here for the free beer and tackle. Just point me in the right direction.
Use live Ghost Shrimp.....remember how well they worked ??
The Ring doorbell is motion activated as well as when they push the button.
Monitoring is $3 a month. Can’t be stolen because it won’t work...
I got one of those Ring doorbells after a package went missing.
Translation... scam ?
“Why should men wear watches?
In the age of the smartphone, people tend to view the hours...
My local Pawn Shop sells the good stuff on EBAY.
Seeker blanks come from Washington.
I didn’t know I needed professional help until reading this.
Of course you would say that since you probably own the FE trailer with Chinese made bearings.
There is no comparison. Compare the specs....
Your choice. I’ll take the American made product all day long. But, if you can’t afford it... buy the cheap stuff. You’ll find out in the long...
... You get what you pay for. Go Pacific !! You rock !!
Haha. Yes. No stamp if no reel seat. Not factory.
A Silaflex will have a SeaHorse stamped on the reel seat.
A Garcia will have a “G” on the end of the butt.
The third post down on this thread is Nacho’s bait report.
Mad Cow Desease.
BassPro has Redhead Mallard 3/4 rubber boots on sale for $39.
Like mentioned above.....
Soak in milk for an hour before cooking.
This even works for nasty tasting barracuda.
You know, if you taped some refrigerator magnet tape in the bottom of those compartments, you’d have some nice fly boxes right there.
Fun way to clean up the Ocean !!
Rule of thumb....not sold until cash changes hands. No more whining.
Go to the USPS website. Click on “calculate price”.
Go to the shipper’s website. UPS (as well as others like USPS) will charge your credit card and you can print your own shipping label. You will...
I remember the way it use to be. Things have sure changed.
It gets me thinking about fishing. They usually have lots of interesting products and new ideas. The parking and cost to get in....”it is what it...
That must be for a dinner?
Lunch two meat combo is $15.99
Smoked BBQ ribs and smoked Chicken at Lucille’s on 2nd st. and PCH. (Near Davies ramp)
Flytomap all-in-one GPS Marine Lakes. (Apple App Store)
I have had it for several years. Was free when I got it....may cost now ??
“.Guys like you are the reason why allot of people have left this website and here I am again defending my self to you....All I can say is why why...
I wasn’t trying to be a “hater”..... Just a stupid question. Maybe it’s just me, but I couldn’t find anything on your website that would explain...
What does a $4.99 subscription include ?
The Longfin Tackle in Orange
Danny is getting attention now. hahaha
No pictures ?
Maybe he doesn’t want the distributor to know what he is selling the reels for ? Lots of possibilities ?? Give him a call.
Good to be...
Danny Nguyen? Looks like he is in the business of selling reels.
Everybody bumps. Which pushes everybody else’s ad further down. Which is why you have to bump in the first place. Reminds me of the gridlock in...
New Balance with metatarsal support.
I use a shoehorn that I got free at a Hotel. It is about 24” long and I don’t have to bend to get my boots on. I just get my foot started in the...
Before you go to bed tonight, wrap your thumb.
Now I remember why I installed spray rails.
Nice work !!
Don’t use them in a lightning storm....
They should make them with a paddle. Like a gun holder.
5cent bait tickets on Seal Beach pier.
50+ years ago, catching a trout in the pool at the fishing show.
Someone will steal it.
The star drag Fathom has centrifugal cast control.
I have 3 TSM II’s.
I bought Daiwa LD20’s to take their place. I’m liking the lever drag....Although the TSM’s work like a lever drag ?
Fresh caught Bonito....
If you bleed/gut them and ice them quickly, the filets are really good barbecued.
The “Bait Report” is usually updated sometimes ? LOL
Good post. I learned that 50 years ago too.
You can overfill the spool and then, when you go out, let all the line out behind the boat and crank it back in. It will pack down a little tighter.
Curious....what brand of freezer do you have ?
Search online for clock repair homemade rust remover. I made some years ago and it worked great. I remember I had to get Citric acid from a...
Great day on the water....and brilliant idea on charting the MPA’s.
We don’t need any more “Commissions” piloting our Marine Spatial planning processes.
They can’t even speak so people can understand WTF they are...
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Ho (Whore) goes with you on your boat. “Buddy Boat”.....you each have your own boat.
There’s an ACE Hardware a few blocks up Chapman where you can buy different SS screws if you need them.
The Longfin in Orange has a good selection. Bring your rod to make sure of the fit as there are different sizes.
+1 ... Cork Puppy. (And a short piece of X-flock shrink wrap.)
Buy a reel with magnetic or centrifugal cast control.
I think the ink attracts bottom fish.
Just add some mayo and smash it up. Makes good sandwiches.
I remember the StarKist plant. Steam and smell coming up from the manhole covers. I fished for Spotfin and Yellowfin Croaker near the sewer outlet...
I rail my 4 oz sinker.
6oz torpedo sinker and a double dropper loop with 4/0 Gorilla hooks and a sand dab and mini Mac pinned on.
That should do it.
I just rest the rod on the gunwale, take a knee, and crank.
The bigger fish get my adrenaline pumping so I don’t feel the pain. (I’m also 68)
I use a 9’ rod. That way I don’t have to get up out of my seat to fish.
Couldn’t find a “Marine Tracker” app.
You mean the AIS ship tracking app ?
You’re holding it close to the camera so it looks big.
I have a 788 Humminbird that I am happy with. This time out, it started having problems saying “GPS not connected”
I like this Fishfinder it...
It will be legal in January.
Fake movie!.... Just like Encino Man. There is no way you would find a frozen man in Encino !
Nice boat. Wireing job looks clean. You can come over and re-wire mine next.
Is this one ?..... http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=2&toolid=10001&campid=5336488034&icep_item=232583244969
Last updated bait report from Nacho’s (12/4) shows no Squid.
Better call him or get some frozen.
Live ghost Shrimp from Big Fish bait and tackle...
I used to fish on the old Estrella out of Pierpoint...or Pacific...can’t remember? “Wind ‘em up and rotate Boys!”
Watching a report right now. An older man being interviewed said “This was going to be the house I died in....unfortunately, my house died before...
What a great memory for you and your dad. Way to use that rail ! :appl:
Pillows, candles, decorations.....etc. :hali_parkutuli:
Panko & Fry
My wife won’t allow them in the house. I have Trulines from the ‘70’s that have been stored in the garage all this time. Do you think they have...
So sorry. I know the feeling.
80% of late onset Epilepsy is due to a brain parasite. Very scary because it is so sudden and unexpected. Happened...
It is only illegal if you transmit.
Drive up 20 mi. to Cambria and eat ribs at the “Mainstreet Cafe”. (Lots of nice places to stay)
.....or eat at the “Sea Chest” on Moonstone Dr....
Somebody’s supposed to pick it up tomorrow.
Particularly the one with the truck license plate on it.
They won’t die unless you overload it. My 20 gallon tank will only support 1/2 scoop. (Less for large sardines) ...I usually request 1/4 scoop....
Slider, I see you got SeaDek.
Nice day. What marinade are you using ?
OK...no takers....I bought a new one.
I am in Tustin.
It had a label “Bait Systems, San Diego” ???
I have used this tank for several years. Still has years and years left in it.
Thanks for the generous offer Robert, but I am replacing a 20 gallon plastic tank that I have installed now. Gotta have a few more gallons.
At that price I would be surprised if the radar is still available. I paid $700 for mine.
KP1, I sold a dome on eBay...easy sale....just sayin.
Yes. I should have. But by the time I decided to, the other one was gone.
Thanks Robert, great price, but a little too big for my boat. Looking for something around 30 gal.
Old tried and true seasick remedy....Dramamine. Works. Read the directions.
Boating is so much more enjoyable if you’re not sick.
I have some you can have. Just come by and I’ll give you a piece...no charge.
I am in Tustin.
Time for me to fork over the dough for a decent bait tank. If you are moving up to a larger tank, or just want to sell, shoot me a PM. Looking for...
I mark the packs with fish type and date caught. We don’t keep any longer than six months.
Camo would be good to prevent the dogs from following your line down to your bait.
I use it on my boat. It is acid, so I am reluctant to use it on my Spectra ?? Just me.
I bought a Seal-a-Meal at a thrift store for $15....and I buy the bags on eBay. We have used over 500 bags in the last 10 years. I just packed...
I don’t know why you would want to fish braid straight to the hook and sinker. What pound test are you using ? What if you get stuck on the bottom...
Croak, croak croak
Oops. Didn’t read the last post. :imdumb:
Yes. We caught lots of local lings. Now none.....until recently, the Squid have also been m.i.a. Things just keep changing. We used to catch...
Sea Sick is about fluids in your inner ear. Equilibrium. It has little to do with endurance or fortitude.
Nice fish !!
I tried to get my kids to “learn” not to get seasick....tough it out. (I know, dumb right?) Two boys...one would get seasick, one...
Thanks John. Good talking with you today.
17” x 32” x 1-1/2”
$265 on EBAY.......
Eddie, can’t seem to get hold of you. Left message on your phone a couple days ago. Then called you today. I put the pad up for sale in the...
Nice product. Military grade. Cost over $200 just didn’t fit.
First to give me cash takes it away.
Firm. No offers. I...
Thanks. Good advise.
Gotta look up that knot.
Jonathan, how long of a leader are you using on your Saragosa spinner ? ... and, how do you attach the leader. Knot? Swivel?
.....or maybe a baby Gray-White.
“These species may only be taken or possessed in waters less than 360 feet (60 fathoms) deep.”...
Saw that last year near the oil rigs.....Yellowfin.
Looks like another beautiful day to be greatful for.
As for the bait ? Like my granddaughter says “you get what you get, so don’t throw a fit”....
Here’s a great deal on a Trophy. I saw it yesterday at an Estate Sale. Nice shape.Looks like it was kept inside....
Happened to me over 30years ago. Haven’t joined a jackpot since.
In the old days, jackpots used to be fun....Not anymore.
Lizard Fish. Tastes like Chicken.
It’s good for you !!
Are you referring to the free beer ?
A lobster ?
I’ll give you a call. Been a tough couple of days.
West Coast Marine, Melton Tackle, Fisherman’s Belly.
Two year old Drama threads draw a lot of hits. :Pogo_Stic
That sucks! I hate thieves !
They are going to sell it somewhere. If they read this, they will probably change the rainbow braid. Going to be...
... thru-hull cut outboard flange off and use a female threaded cap with holes.
No. Sorry. It’s less than half price. Gotta be picked up.
Oh my.....I was hoping for a definitive determination.
I bought one. Doesn’t help my legs and back. Doesn’t fit my boat. Can’t open my storage door without hitting the pad.
Anybody want it ? 1/2...
I have always used Shimano reels. But the past couple of years, I have bought Daiwa and Penn. I am pretty happy with these reels so far ??...
Sandbass are toxic.
Hahaha. I like that !
It’s the year after “El Niño”
Matchy matchy. Blue sky, blue sea, blue shirt, blue flowered shorts, blue lure. !!
Great job locating local fish.
Great rules....I am going to save your rules for when I need a ho. Except I’m going to add ...wear deck shoes. (No black sole street shoes) and...
You can use braid leader as long as the fish don’t care.
Over 25lb. =Premier
25lb and under = Invis X
Nice day of fishing. Thanks for posting the pics. Glad to see the Marlin released.
I suggest you don’t go into sales as an occupation. LOL
OK. I bought the reel. Picking up the rod tomorrow. Now all I need is the glasses and hat. :cool:
You should be happy with that rod. I fish all Seeker rods. The Longfin in Orange has a very large selection. The S-glass rods are my favorite. I...
One of them is pointing at something and talking.
I hate to ask because most people don't like to give out their fishing secrets over the Internet.....but, what brand trash can lid ? Color ? Size ?
Still don't like it.
The antennas make great bait net handles.
I don't like fog.
I have a rod that might be a 36, but I am not familiar enough to positively identify it. (Without removing the cork)
What are the butt diameter,...
Title says it.
I'm in Tustin.
If the buoys had flags, it's probably gill netters.
Nice day fishing !! Good looking boat...not many of those out there.
Nice. Making the best out of the day. No stripe !!
Thanks. I'm going to have to buy that combo. I don't have a decent spinning combo.
Nice! What Rod and Reel are you using for the poppers ?
Disappointing. I thought this thread was going to be about cows.
Thanks for posting. I have been watching this storm and holding off going out until it passes.
....good info. ! "trip planning" should always...
Sometimes Pie are square...but usually round.
The Longfin has them. I thought there were several different sizes. I picked one, took it home, didn't fit. Took it back and they happily...
Sorry for your mishap. When I first read it, I thought the Skipjack came off the trailer. I said to myself "those Skipjacks are built like a tank"...
I like the feel of the reel clamp on my trigger finger.
Nice fish ! Now you have to change your Avatar.
They control numbers of most game animals. Why not Sealions ? Over Protection / Overpopulation is not good for the environment or the Sea lions
Could it have been this ?
No dog in this fight....
My bad. I thought you said you wanted to follow a cattle boat ?
The fun of fishing is locating your own spots.
There are plenty of spots with coordinates posted on the internet to help you get started....
Sell what you can and donate the cash. Irons are easy to sell right now.
Good job !....she caught one of everything. LOL
I have a GFDH 900L. Brand new. $220
Oops, sorry. Just noticed you needed a reel seat.
Fishermen always round up to the next even number. :cheers:
(Anything netween 10 and 20 is rounded up to 20). LOL
Awesome !! Bamboo boat rods. I have never seen straight bamboo rods that could still be used.
I got up, didn't see my shadow, and went back to bed.
In the old days, things were much simpler.....if you got in the way, they just fired a round over your head.
Talked to a guy on the launch ramp who said the Makos were stealing his fish at Izors.
Fished Catalina yesterday. 0-3 with 20# floro......drag burners. Got lumpy at 2:00. (Like always)
Wow! You are a great writer. I really identified with your Bates Motel comment..hilarious! .....Still snickering.
Spectra in white or yellow is easier to see which way your line is drifting..for you and others. No need to untangle if you don't get...
Nacho will tell you to fish on the bottom off Cherry Beach. :cheers:
I usually clean fish outside of the Harbor or breakwall. But is it legal to clean fish and dump the guts inside of any local harbor ?
They are contaminated. Dangerous to eat !!
Don't go! Save yourselves !!
No Tuna ? But you got some really nice fishys. Good job !!
Crackered ?? :confused:
That's gotta be something you brought from the PNW.
Well every body looks happy !! Congratulations on your first blood on the new deck.
I have one. PM sent.
+1. Come home from the West end.
I have a couple of binoculars that need to be serviced/repaired. Does anybody know of a company that specializes in binocular repair in or near...
I would never catch more than my limit. So, this would never happen unless the boat tagged fish with my number to fill out limits.
Sorry. Maybe I didn't add enough detail for you....I'm just saying I wouldn't go on a boat that would fill out my limit without my permission.
Ask before you buy your ticket. There are plenty of boats to choose from. If you don't like their "rules"....just pick another boat.
How much is the fine ?
Buy some live ghost shrimp.
Free is never free.
Good job getting out and finding the fish. :urno1:
An ostensibly thoughtful gesture
Good job. It's not about the catching. It's all about enjoying the trip.
Owner black chrome last a long time without rusting.
Good Karma on you.
I owned one of those Polaris RDF's. They should have been able to find him with that.
No Floaters !!
Just talked to a Marine Professor. He said the Tuna breed when conditions are right. Temperature, Plankton dependent. That is why big fish may...
I dont know wether to laugh, cry, or just sit here and slobber on myself. :rofl:
Now you made me feel guilty for not reporting my catch. The coordinates are
N33.26.881 – W117.41.368. It was caught on 20# test floro topshot...
Rare boat. Except for Brandon Hayward's boat, I have not seen another Sea Pacer in SoCal.
I just installed Spray Rails.....nice dry ride now. !!
I like Super Seeker 6470
Wow ! Capt. Jeff is scoring!
Hey! I just noticed. You are an Arima owner !!
Bleed and ice them quickly as mentioned.
Filet and remove the skin. There is a dark bloodline just under the skin that is very fishy tasting....
Old Daiwa ?
Been out twice with it.
Meh. I'm not impressed. Not worth $200 to me.
Instructions say not to keep it in the sun. PTA..It's heavy, bulky to...
I tried to carry-on a 7' rod on Alaska Airline. They refused to take it on the plane. They said it "could be used as a weapon".
It's a two hour...
Charkbait ? The Longfin In Orange, CA. ??
The Longfin had a full supply of Calstars a couple weeks ago.
The oversized Freight cost for a 9...
I got my blue HUK gaiter today. Opened the Amazon box and slipped it on....my wife walked into the room and said..."you look like Aquaman".
A bullet proof vest and a football helmet ?
I am not so lucky.
I don't have any welding equipment. Don't some guys use a propane torch ?
I don't use them. Not safe. I just don't anchor in places like Izors.
Mexicans are not immune. Plenty die each year from Melanoma. Don't think because you don't burn, you are safe.
Check it out........
I ordered one of the Huk Trophy gaiters recommended by Jimmieridge.. I'll add that to the list of the ones that I have tried.
Breathe ability is...
What rings do you buy for the jigs ? I tried stainless rings and silver solder.....fail.
Good job. Nice day on the water.
I went to an un-named manufacturer and saw that the blanks shipped to them were shrink wrapped tightly together. No telling how long they had been...
Hahaha. You are awfully white in that picture.....Wait...but this is what you wear, right ?
Now I see your great pics. Lots of fish dinners right there.
I always wonder why I was spared ? Maybe to educate ?
"Cover the Fuck up!" Haha. Maybe I should start a clothing line using that slogan.
I have been through dozens of hats, face masks, etc. I am very happy with the "Buffs" sun gloves, but would still like to get something for my...
Don't overlook the Etec's
I got an Etec. (Not like your fathers two-stroke) Never been sorry going from a four stroke.
So dependable (knock on...
Nice job on big Catalina Tails ! Photos still not showing.
Let's go !
Coke ! No Pepsi ! LOL
Not to get you started. I wouldn't want to do that.....but, did you hit one or what ?
I use a small Furuno Radar which I bought used for $600. I have it mounted on a cut-down sailboat mast. I can remove the entire mast and 18" dome...
Barefoot > Nike > Xtrafuf
I used to fish there as a kid in the early 60's. I belonged to the "Bellflower Sportsman's Club" when I was 15.
Fishing is a great way to keep...
Oh damn ! That tennis ball trick is a genius idea !
My wife doesn't like helping me or wearing my dirty leather gloves, so now I won't need to...
Depends on the brand and what you paid.
Crotch Crikets ? :rofl::rofl:
Great report. You guys are always killing it !
Took a neighbor out who I promised a fishing trip a long time ago. He is an avid fisherman and likes to go on long range boats down to Mexico....
I have not had the opportunity to try on the Xtratufs.
I wear the Shimano Sandals. If it is cold I wear the Shimano short boots. Both are very...
I ordered one too. Thanks! ... You should be getting a kick-back.
Phenix and Shimano rods are expensive because Chinese people are not stupid. They buy the business by offering a low cost. As time goes on, the...
I'm not saying to buy that crap.
Xtratuf should rethink the benefit of sending a successful product to a Chinese manufacturer. They are gonna...
Go ahead. Send your products to China for them to copy. Good idea Xtratuf....
Thank you for posting Nachos bait information. I read it regularly.
I am slightly disabled on my left side, so I prefer the lightest gear I can get. Titanium framed guides, S-glass rods, small LD reels with big...
I really like the custom S-glass Seekers.... Alps guides and reel seat.
Not for me.
My son got a brain parasite that resulted in seizures for six years. You have to weigh the risk and reward.
Isn't sushi grade fish flash frozen...
Check out the ArimaOwners website. Plenty of Washington Tuna! Fishers there.
Good report. Thanks for posting.
What does a Stainless tank cost these days ?? I had a 24 Skipjack back in the 80's and replaced the corroded aluminum tank with Stainless.
One of the most economical fishing boats you can buy. Sips fuel and most cars can tow it.
I'll give them a 7.
Money talks and bullshit walks.
I'm having a bald hair day.
Good report.....to the point. Nice catching.
Nice improvement. That ramp was tricky during tournaments.
You San Diego guys can always come up to Newport to launch. Only $20 to launch and...
I doubt it..... He wouldn't do that.
Yes..... Whatever we call it, it's a good knot.
Frank's Cane & Rush...
LOL...... How do I get rid of this mental picture in my head ??
This is my take on brakes....
There are a couple of different kinds of brakes. Those with little "weights" which you engage or dis-enguage work...
Nice pics. The season is ramping up !!
Nice!.... Pretty slices.
Reel has a box and is is very good shape.
Selling both. The reel sells on EBAY for more than my price for both. And the reel is filled with new hollow Spectra.
Do any of those reels have cast control brakes ? (I think the SD Fathom does)
Hahaha. My arms are longer than Sushimi.
Taking these pictures gave him the giggles.
It's an Arima Sea Pacer. Made in Seattle. Now owned by Defiance. Same kind of boat as Brandon Hayward used until he sold it a few years ago.
Wasabi Tica Graphite rod and Shimano Speedmaster with fightin' star drag.
Please call the number in the last photo. (Landline, please leave...
I got a call from Sushimi on Sunday saying "Let's go!". We have been fishing together for several years and our best fishing trips are usually...
Nacho has live Squid. He got a fresh load around 8:30 this morning.
Pay a visit to Pacific Edge in Huntington Beach. They have a variety of tanks. Most, if not all, are drawing water from the ocean.
Sometimes I'll call...
Nacho... Ch 11 or call 562 455-9928
San Pedro 310-365-2516
I am launching at Davies. Maybe I'll se you out there.
The "Updated Bait Report" is usually fairly accurate.
Halibut have worms.
Good thing it happened at the dock and not eighty miles out.
My iPad says the Ritchie Navigation server cannot be identified. ?
That boat is super fishy.
I can't believe you're selling it with all the good stuff.
I copy the coordinates and input them manually as waypoints. I name the waypoints "MLP" . ( Four waypoints for each corner of the MLP. )
Sorry some ass-bite took your rod.
I learned a lesson....I should always take pictures of my favorite rods.
Your grandchildren will be looking at that pic saying...."DANG, Grandpa was a great fisherman !"
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Take me ! Take me !
I have a new Calstar 900L for sale. It is in the Classifieds, but has fallen way down on the list. It would be a good rod for throwing jigs.
I just wrapped one and I love it. Good all-around rod.
Great matchup is a Penn Fathom SD 12
The Penn Fathoms star drag have cast control weights/brake....Nice.
Truline BM100 (100 inches) - $300
Truline unmarked, but measures out as a 36 - $300. (Original cork too nice to strip)
Nice job finding the fish.
The water was really dirty. Maybe it's cleaner below 250 feet ??
I used to fish Sila Flexes. Still have a couple of them. Just hanging in the garage....sad. You can really whip a lure out with those !..
+1. What Pescadore Paul said.... Incoming tide.
One is 100" (BM100) the other is 96"
I don't like to put sticky Rockfish in mine.
Those are not groundfish. Those are gold fish. :rolleyes:
Hummm....let me guess....you left your lures on your rods in the rocket launchers and the hooks tore them up ?
I'm going to paint all my old glass rods red.
Does this look like a Truline ??
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What color is this.... looks like brown to me....?
I haven't found anything that compares to these rods, or I would have gotten rid of them an bought new a long time ago.
I would sell them...
I have two Trulines I'll sell for that !!!
What will you be fishing for ?
Tow it back to the dock.
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