Mine is loaded with 400yds of 80 solid JB.
Channel Locks, I have a pair that has lasted 9 years now. Keep them oiled & don't remove hooks with them...
Holly chit congrats :cheers:
$50 overnight albacore trips out of H&M
This is nothing compared to what is was like a few years ago..
Good luck check the classified forum here on BD. I'm thinking it can be done on a $200 budget...:jig:
Love smoked Wahoo like said before don't overcook 3 hrs max on my Trager does it for me brine of your choice...
Don't forget the "Sky Hook" or the "Line Stretcher "......bieber
Trip X used to come in blue I use smoke color now.
Man I forgot about WSB yes right below Wahoo IMO.,. :D
No been hunting them for 50 years ...looks like it crossed with a homing pigeon ? I know wild ducks cross breed so why not doves..
Or what should I bring on my 1st 3 day trip OR......".How should I Tip "about 5 times a week .......lol
Same here.. Best Eating ( standard species) in order IMO
True, Just got to keep the stoners away from the candy bars LOL which is better than getting into it with a drunk..
I don't indulge but there are few boats out there that are cool with the smokers as long they are somewhat discrete....it's all good with me I...
I couldn't read the whole report so I skipped to the catching part. :cheers:
X2...875h rocks for wahoo, 700h for yoyo !
Now this is a TRUE statement. All these people with the ink & screws in there faces are posers if confronted I have found they bend over like a...
Hey what about the ToFu & bean sprouts LOL
7' for YoYo....brother.
Ha good one LOL
Well that just sucks hate to see small businesses close shop.Won a reel bag there when they opened.
"Smoke another one just like the other one ...you've been hanging on to it ...pass it on I need another hit...:720icon::smoking33:.. Something...
And now the rest of the story..... Damn
or a sky hook ..
Or a sky hook...
ooohhh I would be pissed if I were on board !! Thankfully no one was injured ...
WTF ??!! 2nd asleep at the wheel not good !!
YES JUST LIKE THAT !! ROCK ON !!
I really enjoy some G&R on a WFO bite !!
Hey Danny hope you both have a fantastic trip !
Well he's your son .. has he been fishing before , is he really into this sport, how many days is the trip, does he get sea sick ? Other than the...
:appl:Thank you for the report..
Wow good read about a true bullshit artist.
Yup I’m going to say it FREE is good! Install pop up blocker easy !
Love my chrome / blue / glow sumo ! Congrats on a good trip and thanks for the report!
WD40 works that's what I use..
Rusted or nicked toss them ...they last forever ..I can't believe i'm answering this question Okay I'm board lol
Uni/Uni don't overthink it ..
Ya no chit " 9 rods on a 3/4 day trip come on really" I have found over the years I have been able to cut back on my gear. On a 10 to 12 day trip...
You rock bet your father is proud of you !
Good deal right there ..perfect starter kit !!
If I didn't have my gear completed I would jump on the entire set ..Great deal right here on quality rods !!
My condolences I'm sorry for your loss. I know the buyers here will put your brothers gear to good use..
Thanks for the report :cheers:
:cheers: Congrats on a the trip thanks for the report
Ha true that .. one hell of a report lol
:cheers: Thanks for the report
Good report thanks :hali_olutta:
I agree 100% , When i'm on vacation I dont need some ass hat caption giving me any lip . I certainly don't want to spend my time off to figure out...
White but if that doesn't work use white...
Very nice thanks"
I used the TP for years never failed.. I use the RP now faster and IMO just as good never failed ...
My Father was doing that back in the 60's I sometimes set up my go to hooks like that today...better than those small ziplock bags..
Is this BD or ask johnny builder ??o_O
Good luck finding a real chef on a 3/4 day boat.LOL The RRII has some 1.5 day trips scheduled for July it is a long range ship with a real chef...
JXR I own 2 one for 40lb & the other for 50lb both with 400yds of MQ. I never leave home without them. I do bring everything from 30 to 100 pound...
Mono no FC :jig:
Congrats on a productive trip! :hali_olutta:
Cool vid east coast style fishing. Landing a 30 pound fish from a chair.. funny..:cheers:
Saw a guy on the RRII 3 years ago have a new 700xh / HXR go right over the side when he was fly lining a bait he somehow let the rig slip out of...
Yup I’ll be back out in sept & oct . Good luck out there!
Was there this Tuesday for nada. Fished all day there were some Breezers and a few down deep but they never stuck around very slow day no fish...
I’m going out on a 3 leaving to night just threw a green CS in the bag with a 7/0 j hook on the back end. Thanks for the intell look like the bite...
My go to is a 875H with a JXR 65 spectra with about 40/50 yds of 50 lb xxx for jigs & bombs. Remember you don’t have to sling a jig very far for...
Much respect !!:cheers:
I'll keep an eye out here in Phoenix ya never know>> Hope they catch the ass hats ..
They don't need driver licences why you my ask...Simple there no freeway between the kitchen & the bedroom....:D
I give processed fish away to friends & neighbors some pay the cost of the processing some don't completly leagel
Yes there are quite a few guys out there using straight spectra I'm sure they will chime in. I personally like 75/100 yds of mono. I've seen...
Love my Pro Gear 454 good luck out there..
Congrats on the fishing & your mother's recovery :D:D:D
I'm going out next week on the PV for a 3 day trip during a new moon I'll post a report. I will say last Sept during a full moon I was on a 3 day...
Yup the women were slender & feminine back then ...no guessing right??
Thank you to all the veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice..Yup Jer I'm 61 now and make plenty of keyboard mistakes don't feel alone my friend..
Never seen this tool thanks for the post !
Boy those look big for 35 / 30 pounders nice work ! I’m going out the 1st week in June hope to do as well :)
Definitely a stand out in the rack I voted nay but after seeing the finished product I think they look very cool...:jig:
Sound like your tender feelings were hurt snowflake. You keyboard warriors are a joke. Good luck out there butt boy...I guess i'm one of the cool...
Does it have a clean title ?:jig:
Guess I posted in the wrong forum.............
Good luck out there Steve :jig:
Is Blackwater still in business? I tried to order some and the supplier said the web site is down & the phone number has been disconnected. If...
Learn your knots the two I use most of the time are the RP knot spectra to fluoro & the San Diego Jamb you can find them on utube , have the...
Nice work !
Ha funny...Try ringedhooks.com
I would not recommend it unless you are on a school of 20/30 pounders. You would get spooled in a second & snapped off. Go with 40, 50, 60, 80-100...
Well that's one hell of a way to ruin a good day of fishing...yup he was lucky.
Good Info here...
You are a great addition to BD sir !
3 days is enough for me grinding those flat falls is a lot of work !
10-4 lol I remember when you buy Ray-Bans for about 15 bucks..
Buy one they are amazing. I still have the same smoker that the OP has for sale they work great but ...well the Traeger smokes it LOL. Good luck...
Keep for reference Cedros
Is it for sale ? If so pm me I may be interested.
A little rough for a skiff bummer...Nice weekend to drink a few cold ones.
I'm out here in Arizona now looks cold & windy down there. Hope it clears up for ya..
Ok so here we go into a full moon after last month's full moon slaughter fest "in April wow" I'm keep an eye on the fish counts. I can't make it...
I'm kinda liking these old post ...Yup same old tipping question funny...
Thats a purdy reel good luck with the sale.
:appl:did it for ya
I miss the Thanksgiving dinner's on the last night.. Good memories great platform.
Doris Day left us yesterday now Tim Conway he was one of a kind .. "Miss Wiggins"
That would be outstanding but I'm not holding my breath. But hey it's Mexico anything could happen...
Wow cool thanks for the history lesson. They are made in Turkey they are a Benelli affiliate....
What you won't need that most LR boats have an exercise bike up top !:D
On long range trip I see guys use this technique at night when there are not many on deck..
They are made by benneli at a about $700 Love my stoger..
WTF ?? Killer reel good price. These are not antiques these are fish killers..
Free bump for a killer rod if I didn't already have one I would scoop this up at $270 its a steel !
Good report thank you sir :cheers:
That's what I'm bringing on my 3 day trip coming up. I will add a surface iron rig.. I could bring my long range arsonal but why as stated...
Thanks Lou , We are looking at Tennessee. I'm a superintendent in the commercial building industry dealing with tards all day.. only 4 more years...
Thanks Steve ..
Stoger 3500 mine is a workhorse , gets covered in mud , water , dirt & twigs during duck season and never has jammed or miss fired in 6 seasons. I...
Okay you are right ....Just having the day from hell at work .. :mad:
I thought this forum was for long range fishing reports ..not weather or not to swivels on your damn jigs for gods sake...what a stupid...
Good information thanks'
GFGR 700M nuf said...
Pretty simple actually to keep ass hats that can't read SOLD from calling...I've sold rod & reels here before I figure what the "fair" price is &...
Have to let the rod do the work. Proper rod selection is important & you have to let the fish run before you set the drag..
Yes it works very well !!
On a 3 day day trip this is what i bring
1- 25/30 bait
1-60 for yoyo
1-jig set up usually later in the season when the...
Yes mono works I've caught 100's of fish with it but... I use floro with spectra backing now days. BFT are at times extremely line shy at times &...
:cheers: Thanks guys
It’s call fishing NOT catching. Yup been fishing Baja & San Diego off shore for 43 years. But hey thanks for the heads up o_O
I have a 3 day trip 1st week in June can't wait. Thank you for the report !!
BFT do love a full moon..I'm on a three day trip 1st week in June (only time I could sneak away) with NO moon wish us luck...I know it will be a...
Good info here for the beginner or an old timer..:jig:
Nice cereal bowl ya got there buddy..:720icon:
I like my HXR - 100lb JB spectra with an 80lb 20ft top shot on my GFGR 770XH landed a 138 last year in about 30 min... I'm going out the 1st week...
Great post too funny LOL
The Royal Polaris has some outstanding videos on boobtube.
I do love them all...
Very good thanks
Wow really nice pictures !! Good report :cheers:
Good deal you will find the JXR is an extremely versatile reel. I have 400yds of 80lb Max Cuarto it's not cheap but it's capable of landing 150lb...
True That !!!
Yes if you a lever drag reel.. Star drag no..
3 trips a year rental 60X3 = $180 say X 3 years = $540 as compared to investment of $600 to $800. We don't know how long the BFT will stick around...
Yes Sir it is.. Have a good season :jig:
I’m on 3 day meat tip 1st week I June I’m going heavy 40 fly line 50 yo-yo 40 top iron :jig:unless there there baby’s if so I toss em’ back to...
I've landed 70 pound YFT on a 700M with JX 2 speed & 65lb JB spectra with no problem....My 700XH is a stiff MF but ya it would work..Just not as...
Go with a JX raptor & a GFGR 700H by far the most versatile set up you can put into your arsenal just by changing the top shot. with this setup...
Thank you for your honesty and good luck this season. :jig:
Much fish & fun wahoo, bft, yt and who knows what else it's fishing not catching pretty sure you will be catching though..have fun
Great read mucho info Thx'
Great information here thanks'
I lived in Bear Valley Estates that's where the women died & that's were the state came in and poisoned them. I had 3.5 acres and those guys came...
I'm not ignoring a problem. People move in wild creatures have to move out we are top of the food chain I get it. The point I was making IMO...
I was watching something on the cooking channel there was a guy that cooked up a coyote didn't look like something I'd eat but hey "don't knock...
I know I'm getting softer with age heck I'm good with that.
There ya go !:cheers:
Been hunting all my life. Dad told me If I shoot it I have to eat and never kill something just for the sake of killing and I have lived by that...
Should be 15 pounds at strike 18 pounds at full. If you set too tight you stand a good chance of snapping the line. Rule is 25% at strike 30%...
Problem is a bunch of anglers that have never had the opportunity to fish larger fish, they go out with 25/30lb rigs zzzzzzz....snaaaap. A Lot of...
When I fish out of seaforth I use them never had a problem..Now that's a freezer full !
I was thinking about using Marrio's what was the problem ..you can PM me if you don't mind to cut down on the drama :D
You are welcome sir glad it worked for you. :cheers:
No not just you lol
I'm bringing an HXR loaded the 100lb spectra on a GFGR 770xh on my 3 day in June along with 130lb set up.. hope they nail them.
I always break down my gear on the way home BEFORE they start cleaning the deck & store my reels in a reel bag....would that have been too hard to...
A 65ft boat and 30 people no way 18 to 20 would be the sweet spot for a boat that size. Just think would happen if you got into BFT over 200lbs...
Those sunglasses look real cool... Good luck with the sale.
He do make some good cocktail sauce :cheers:
"Not holding A bag of sugar " Great line..:cheers:
Yes mine are also used more than any of my other reels typically. 30-80 all day long. I do have much love for my HXJ for yoyo..:jig:
Very nice !!
She's purdy ...good luck with the sale.:D
Most of my reels are 2 speeds now that I'm a bit older. Yes they do come into play when I'm fighting most fish over 60lbs. Your mileage may very..:D
Flashy easy to see in the rod rack! I like it,,
Don't know about the rod but you can't go wrong with a JXR I own two..:jig:
You will love that Predator it's my go to for throwing jigs at wahoo.
At Last call the ladies are all 10's...LOL
They don't offer this service any longer.:mad:
Good deal.. Got a 3 day 1st week in june on the PV can't wait .
:jig:Won’t be long..summer is just around the corner.
He’s a super busy guy. I’m sure he got tired of getting jacked around by BD members he does an amazing business without any of us. Harsh yes but true.
The most bazaar shit I’ve ever seen on BD schizophrenia is treatable !! :cheers:
$1,100 wow !! Don't want to cause a shit storm I had no idea they were worth that much... You can put away the popcorn kids !:cheers:good luck..
Can't wait for the season to start... same posts goes around every year about this time....tip don't tip ,10%, 20% same old shit... Figure it kidso_O
Yes !!! Fantastic yoyo reel . If I didn't already have a HXJR at this price I would jump on it !!
You are what you eat & bass have a relatively low IQ. Case in point : Duck hunting Lake Roosevelt Arizona were I hunt & live. Those g*d Damn bass...
I fished the Pacific Queen last Sept on a 3 day trip we landed 19 cows in 24 hrs of pretty much non stop fishing. Most came at night on 250/300grm...
Well I'm also 61 years young been doing this since I was 8 years old . Back then I don't think the fleet had RSW's , at least the boats we fished...
How could we confirm ? Hell I'm repeating something I read. It would be interesting to find solid evidence.. We could both be wrong LOL
Oh Gezzz ...I sure screwed that up Bill !!
I was in Missoula Montana on business I visited the Boone & Crockett Museum while I was there. There was an article I read that stated the 270...
Personal of course...... I don't give a s##t what the boat cout is. I'm there to have fun and not get the boat count up & I don't KEEP FIRE...
Yes the fish have to bleed out. I pretty much only fish the Pacific Voyager, Pacific Dawn & Pacific Queen for short range trips ( 3days) they do...
So don't fish boats without RSW's problem solved. I can't wait for the season to get going...
Now that's a nice boat !
I'm bored...what can say ;)
:hali_ruahahaha: I agree
congrats on the 1st pig !!
You will like it .. But I do like the 2nd gear on the Avet HXJR..
All the gentlemen mentioned are an inspiration to me. I'm 61 & going strong look forward to another 30 years of fishing. :jig:
Don't know this brand they look nice. The only concern I would have is servicing if they offer parts I would be sure to buy them along with the reels.
JX R ( own 2 )
And HXJ R for YOYO and Wahoo of course..:jig:
270 has taken more Elk in north america than any other caliber remember shot placement is critical. I'm talking 300-400 yds of course...
congrats ..that's a keeper for sure!! :jig:
I know & fish with a bunch good guys here in Arizona. When I moved here 23 years ago from S.D. I was the lone ranger. As time has gone by & I got...
We have our fair share here in Phoenix along with the god damn illegals being dropped off ICE at local churches at the rate of about 200 a day....
Man I would love to and thank you for the invite but work won't allow it. I will be on the PV for a 3 dayer 1st week in June. Good luck on the...
I've seen it too .. Got pissed one time & told the guy to pay up ..he did and it was on the PV. My favorite short range boat in the fleet.
Best Western you can see it on the Map Quest photo above. The rooms are nice & you can leave the car parked there while fishing at NO charge !!
Hmmm I'm thinking about 1 to 4 pounds depending on where they were harvested ...sooo many variables to consider ... Use a close pin...:appl:
Congrats and above all enjoy :jig:
Forget the rolling bag find a cheap one that you can roll up. The rolling bags take up TOO much room in the state room and bring a trash bag to...
WD-40 works like a charm !!!
Sounds like it would work..heck give it a try and lets us know how it worked out.
Those look like good yoyo jigs for YT no doubt...give em' try .:jig:
Now that is some funny stuff right there :gayfight:
Why am I even reading this ridiculous fucking thread ...thank god the season is just about here. Is this bloody decks or bloody dicks..LOL
Yes buy a pair and use them when fishing.....gezzzzzzzo_O
Love to hate this damn thread ...Don't worry the season will be here soon then we can get back to the business of fishing.:jig:
In my eyes at least a mile give or take LOL. Okay 60 to 80 yds form a boat on a good day.:jig:
Very nice congrats!!
Now those are bad ass I want them both.
Simple answer......because it's California......Grew up in SD love to visit but dare I say the politics there are well _________....fill in the blank.
Boy some of those are pretty darn small.. the others are keepers for sure.
6:1 for wahoo or faster that's what I own and it works :jig:you can always adjust your cranking speed if needed as conditions change.
Simple answer is.........NO
GET the cortisone shot it works but be aware that the injection hurts like hell !!
Thank you for sharing your life with us.
I apologize for not replying I have decided to by a new boat.
Is this sold yet ? How many hrs on the motor has it been serviced lately ? Pm me.
Good deal thank you for your reply :jig:
I've never fished the Excalibur looking for information food , bunks or state rooms, Captain crew ,is it a fish killer etc.. Looks like a nice...
What a loss to the fishing community & his family. RIP Tony P.
Good info here thanks
Teal,green heads , wood ducks although rare, gadwalls, pretty much all other than sea ducks LOL.
Nice work guys. Things are picking up here in Arizona.
10-4 to that !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
:jig:ya buddy good job..
Yup been there done that. I agree there customer service sucks.
Being on the water and the smell of diesel reminds me of my childhood and there's nothing like hitting a patch of wahoo and hooking up. Hell I...
Sounds like a good call...Congrats !
Good deal thanks' for the report.
Yup socks are a good thing .....
Woooooooooooooow if I could I would . Best deal ever !!!!!!
Well ok then... If I were a scientists I could wrap my head around the article. A Lot of info right there..
HXJR all day long By far the best yoyo reel I own. I also use the rig for slinging jigs at wahoo..
Killer deal I'm sure it will sell
Darn sexy workmanship right there.
Great report thank you.
Great article !
If they are not STAMPED channellock they are not channellock. I use only channellock the other stuff is crap. I have a set that i've been using...
PCS all the way
Duck hunting takes up about 3 months a year. It's a lot of work but I love it..
Well I guess thats what Jerry Brown is looking for. Here ya Jerry move them on up to SF.
Lakeside Sporting Goods I really don't know how long they were around I know they were there in the early 60's. Very sad I heard they closed not...
I had mine done with 80lb Maxc yup 400yds. WHITE !!
Remember NO REVERSE on the swamp motors !!!
When bait fishing wahoo I use 8 to 9 pounds of drag. I know it sounds light but I works..:cheers:
This is the reply I was waiting for LOL
I agree the 875 is extremely versatile it one of my go to rods for wahoo, YT and schooly YFT ( jig or bait) :cheers:
Coots REALLY??? We let them swim around our decoys helps to draw in game birds.....
Boil it & give it to the dogs mine love it I'll only bring one home for them the rest I bust off or give away. I think they taste like Chit !
You are very lucky timing is everything down there..
Hi Bob , I to live in AZ. one heck of a wet October. I'm betting that the cow trips down south should be perhaps better than average...we will see.
That's one beautiful box but my god how much does it weigh?
I have fucking rats now they ate my peaches & grapes Got a T-Rex rat trap caught a few . But I like the rat poison much better . I will give the...
This is the Long Range Fishing REPORT site . You should go to the Off Shore page as a two day trip is not long range ......right ? BD Sure has...
:cheers: Great Report Thanks'
I had Renal Cell Carcinoma back 2010 . They liberated my left Kidney. It was one of the toughest times in my life but hey I'm still here & cancer...
:cheers: Welcome to the dysfunctional family on the west coast..Look forward to your post.:jig:
Who really gives a shit.....
I do like quality fishing shorts AFCO, Pelagic etc.. & x-tuff boots. The rest of the stuff I get from Walmart or thrift stores. I don't toss the...
Sept,Oct, Nov best time for the variety trips. No brainier...
Thank You Dave very well put. We all need to respect Mexico and the ocean. Like you said it is a PRIVILEGE NOT A RIGHT to fish down south.
GFGR 700H / Avet HXJ Raptor or JX raptor all day long.
Grouper, wahoo & grilled YT in that order.....:D
To keep from pulling the hook..
MX /50spec/15 or 20 lb top shot my smallest rod is a GFGR 700m so that's what I use. I'm bringing my bass rod next time...
I don't keep them those damn things make good cat food. I tried some poke made with it tasted like chit !!!!
Bring the 2-jumbos and a bunch of flat falls 250 & 500's. 25/30 & a 40 no need for anything else brother. Right now they are ether fricking BIG...
Looks like the bait fishing stuff has been covered wire , crimping ect.. When I bait fish I use a single speed progear 545 65 lb spectra with 40...
You don't have to chuck a Rader a country mile ! Throw it out let it sink to a 45 degree angle then reel in like hell. A 6 to 1 gear ratio or...
Personalty I don't like the tuna cord wrap I find it waaay to bulky. I use nylon cord the type brick masons use to keep walls straight you can buy...
If you took the carb off make sure to check the idle screw . Easy peasy brother..
100 gr blue & silver colt sniper let it sink for 10 seconds & real back as fast as you can. Every cast will land a fish.. I use my 40lb test.....
Not me ..I was out the week before last on a 3 day trip we fished pretty much 30 hours straight . We landed 19 BFT 15 cows. Dropping a flat fall...
I was out the week before last on a 3 day bring a 100lb rig if you don't have it rent it I grantee you will need it !!! From there bring 25/30 &...
Great post Thank you
Same here my wife almost took me to the hospital couldn't eat or drink ..got pretty dehydrated .
This is wahoo water now!!!
Next year , I caught a 215 lb BFT last week. Biggest BFT I have ever caught that my friend is for sure !!!
Don't do it !!! I use it on my neck works great .
Poor guy was pretty much finished after loosing that rig..
Yup Tex I managed to dodge that BUG during the trip unfortunately I was sick for 5 days when I got home. That deck hand should not have been...
Good deal Jim you should be proud we need to protect our oceans. Looks like your brother is the man for the job.
Man that guy can put away the beer . I really enjoyed fishing with him hell of a nice guy & funny as hell.
Good luck guys can't make it this year I'll see you next year :jig:
Oh "that guy" figures
Get a hot bait , don't destroy it hooking it, wind in your face, follow your line, cast as far as needed, have your drag set properly , don't cast...
It's all good ..:hali_olutta:
Un called for dude ! Were you one of the dead heads on his trip or what ??? o_O
Hey I'm at I-17 & happy valley always looking to ride share. Doing a three day next week on the PQ. Do you do long rang trips ? PM me.
Sounds like the captain really screwed you guys. Fucking dead heads were on board to bring up the fish count . I would have to say fuck that boat...
You hit the nail right on the head. There are ass hats everywhere and unfortunately sometimes they are on our trips. Then we have the...
GF 700mh all day with an Avet JX2
Nice project right there. If you closer I might consider buying it. Good luck with the sale.
Good stuff right here thanks guys.
Great report I'm laughing my ass off. Better luck next time !
I'll keep going for a shot a 200 pound BFT. I'm skipping my annual 10 day trip this year to hopefully nail one. Money is not the object there is...
x2 I've had mine for about 12 years it will last darn near a life time
Jz raptor with 360 yds of MQ 50yds of 50 lb trip x
I'm a salt pepper & garlic powder guy. The secret is to not over cook. On my traeger only about 15 min on high as not all my friends & family like...
JX Raptor all day long 65lb JB spectra 50yds 50lb izor xxx. Double duty wahoo & YT top water jigs.
thanks for the report :jig:
JX raptor I own 3 very versatile Jig, bait, yoyo love mine :jig:Can cast a mile with em'
I feel your pain, had a bad left side tennis elbow. After about 2 months of pain I went in for a cortisone injection . The injection hurt like...
Love my traeger . Some favorites ..smoked YFT , chicken, brisket , smoked turkey, wahoo , YT ..just about anything I cook with mine is off the...
Love my 545 ...it's a wahoo killer for sure !
I keep both hydrogen peroxide & bleach in spray bottles ( size of bottle depends on length of trip) I use both periodically through out the day....
Nice yeller there thanks for the report.
Thanks for thr report.
I'm curious where did the tackle fail knot , spectra , mono ?
GFGR 875 , GFGR 700 MH , GFGR 700H All are perfect 40lb sticks. I've caught up to 65lb YF on one of my 700M's pretty tough fight right there.
Got a three day in early August coming up on the PQ . Locked & loaded for anything from a football to a cow. Feel like I'm headed to the lower...
^^^ YUP ^^^:D
Super bad ass !:cheers:
Interesting read ....I just let mine drop I will thumb it if it looks like a birds nest is starting..
You called me out lol. I was just having some fun with this post. I guess I’ll have to make one now.
I had some problem " what to do ...what to do " with a top heavy cup ?? Well knowing that my next Long Range venture could possibly be less than...
Laughed my ass off. Good job on the vid guys.
10-4 good luck with the sale
MC what kind of brad did you use. Who ever warped it for you my have miss quoted the yardage. You may get 500 yds with 50... I own 3 JX...
Bump for a good deal on a BFT killer
How did you get 500 yds of 80 on the reel ? I just had 400 yds of 80 MC put on mine & that's as small a spectra on the market today it's the size...
Killer bait reel for wahoo . Good price.
Wow same here...
Love the calendar . Good luck with the sale. If you should want to sell it separately please let me know.
Killer price right here...good luck with the sale.
GF 770xh all day long perfect 60 rod matched with a HX raptor :D
TP knot all day lone up to 80 loop after that has never failed
Olive oil , pepper flakes , fresh garlic & paprika . Marinate for an hour or two & let the Trager go the rest. I like to keep it simple when it...
Progear 545 all day long with updated drag if you can find one get it. Can fish this bad boy up to 40lb.
If I didn't have two already I would take it off your hands. Killer deal on a killer reel..
Good Info here..Thx'
I have the torpedoes covered thanks for the info sir
^^^^ :High_Five ^^^^
Where do you get glow sliders & what weight were you using. Looks like it worked pretty darn well for you ! I'm taking my son On a three day trip...
Damn what happened to common sense ? With 39 requirements sounds like a job to me . I'll stick with my LR & short rang boats thank you. :D
I don't had it for years no problems suppose ya could use Mink oil ... Heck I'll try it come to think of it LOL. Tight Lines...
I'm in the same boat. Over the years I've learned to cut way back on what I bring in the way iron on both LR & shorter trips. Wahoo jigs well...
Less is better if you can find a limited load do it.
Thanks guys .
Haven't fished the pac queen in a while , I've got a 9ft jig Rod is there long rod storage on the boat ? :jig:
Thank you for all the info guys. Like I said I'm on stand by sounds like a good operation. Been on several ships in the LR fleet looking for my...
It's actually the Indy Shootout Open. May be just as tough to get on? Hell it's worth a shot right.
^^^ I saw that wounder where?
Ok I'm hungry now ! I have admit I have to have good food during a LR trip. I've been on trips where everything had tomato sauce concoctions on...
I'm on stand by for the 10 day 2nd week in October
I'm booking a 10 day trip on the Indy for 2019 . Just wanted some general info as this will be my first time fishing on her food, crew , state...
The gear is the same but that extra 2 days gives you time to go to cow town but you probably won't as it's too early in the season. You will...
The chrome 124 Raider is my go to. It will catch anything YFT , dodo, BFT, YT it's not just for wahoo. For BFT I will often use a Sumo blue &...
Thank you gentlemen, looks like HPA's are in my cross hairs.
Got a cheep set of split ring pliers they suck . Having said that i'm looking for a Good set what do you guys suggest.
Could you please show me how to tie double floro to the jig . I've searched every where for it & nada. it would be greatly appreciated. Congrats...
This guy has got to be fucking with us ....ya think;)
Send it back !
Saved for future use..
Old post but good info here.
I understand your / our addiction there is a cure ...... Just add salt water , greasy cheese burgers, cold beer the smell diesel & the thought of...
Good info to know
This is how I rig mine also. Caught 134 last season on this ( 250gr)
Looks like I'll have to skip this year But I will be back next year !!!
Boy so do I ...This "work" thing sure interferes with my fishing !!!!
Good luck out there Jim and the rest of you all , hope you get a personal best ! :jig:
Long range trips I don't bring any snacks they stuff you like thanksgiving turkey , snacks are the last thing I need LOL. A good bottle of booze...
Graphite USA Predator / HXJ raptor with 50 or 60 works for me. Yanks them yellers out of the rocks in short order.:jig:
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO not another tipping post....... Hell give em all ya got left over in your pocket if you win the JP give em that too if you...
Damn those are nice !!! Really like the Wahoo one..
The Us is all graphite very light and stiff it is not parabolic.Being light weight it won't wear you down as fast as glass rod it's very good for...
Sounds like a Predator I have one best yoyo rod I have , works as one of my wahoo rigs also..
Good info thank you
No Gene I have lived there but I have a friend that has she loved it. Said it was very laid back very friendly people .... the food well....
Why not post two National Guardsmen at each & every school in the nation. Seems like a start....
Netherlands sounds like a nice place to live. Yup its either hot as hell or fricking cold and yes certainly not paradise but given the choice...
See what happens in fricking California....I was born & raised there THANK GOD I HAVE LIVED IN ARIZONA FOR 22 YEARS NOW !!! Jerry Brown is .........
Congratulations Jim !!! Do you have plans to move back permanently ? Sure enjoyed our September trip last year my friend.
Great report i feel like I'm there with you . Keep it coming .:D
Tony Pena for me never failed yet ..can tie in no time. Been reading a lot of post on the FG might try it.:D
Saw this years ago I used to hang it on my office door...
Good report thanks'. That 875XH is my go to wahoo rig if you should decide to get one you wont be disappointed.
wahoo killer right there . I love mine !
I'm sorry for your loss. I have two of my best little friends in my back yard. Still alive in my heart. Time heals all wounds. My condolences.
Looks like you all had a good time thanks for sharing.
Just popped into my head
I had to follow up on worm post like a.......wtf . Yup wickedgood stuff to be had here on BD..;)
Nice video will keep for reference.
Wow nice photos thanks for sharing.
Grew up in Lakeside I'm 60 now . Sorry to here there closing . I remember going there when I was a kid with my dad , I remember going there to get...
I don't believe in karma but I do believe that there are good people out there. What comes around goes around .. Glad to here you got your card...
^^^^ Ya no shit ^^^^ :smoking33:
Thank you Jeff & have a happy HoHoHo
ha good one
Welcome to Arizona .....it's not all desert . The duck hunting here is good to.
WOW Damn good deal !! Lucky guy !!
Good info here I will be sending my HXR & HXJR to Dave. Dose he work on JXR's ? Thanks'
X3 This the only short range boat I fish. Captain & crew are the best Jeff the cook is top notch the food on this boat is better than some ( or...
^^^^^ What he said , this is not ebay !!^^^^^
Wow Nice work !
G&R , Ledzep,some lynard, and so on.... I'm a 70's guy back when a band actually played instruments . Don't get me wrong there are some still out...
Living in Arizona I carry a concealed weapon with me at all times. No offence I am a California native but living in this hot ass state has grown...
Sounds like you all had a good trip thanks for the report :hali_olutta:
The one that does not fly over my house ! ;)
Well my wonderful wife has already taken care of me with a Traeger Grill and a 42" rolling tool cabinet guess I was a good boy this year. But I...
Is that little fucker back again ??? LOL
Thank You Sir
Congrats on cows ! Could you please give me the contact info for the ship you fished on. Looks like a great operation.
Nice Report the pictures tell the story ..easy read lol
Damn on a MXL Raptor , supersized you didn't get spooled or blow the bearings ... the agony after 2 hours.
If you can find a UC predator buy it. Killer yoyo rod also one of my go it wahoo rigs..Matched with a HX Raptor.
10-4 my friend :D
Bird Shot out of a hand gun wont do shit my friend. Read the post I attached to my post. I agree bird shot out of a 12ga will leave a mark with...
What?????? Well the blanks would scare the perpetrator , the bird shot would piss him off by the time you get to the proper rounds it could be...
I'm 60 years young now "WOW" haven't slowed down too much. It's duck season and out every weekend with my duck hunting partner he's 22 years...
Good info here !
Springfield XD 9 with trash cans in the clip..
XXXXX2 I live in Arizona where my garage can get to over 130 . No way in hell will I store $15,000 worth of gear in that heat . I have a den...
Happy Turkey Day to all...:hali_olutta:
Thanks' for the info..
So sorry for your loss . My 4 legged furry buddies are family. I'm always heart broken when it's time for them to go. Like they say if there...
Very nice :hali_olutta:
^^^^ Damn^^^^ I'm a car door kind of guy LOL
What a wright up ..felt like I was there. Congrats on the super cow !! :hali_olutta:
2nd Cousin now.... 1st cousin ended in divorce....lol
I see you are from Lakeside That's my home town lived on Mirilla Dr just up the road from the Jr High School.
Been hit them hard here in Arizona . Saturday was slow full moon maybe. But we are seeing new birds coming in. Pray for snow and freezing weather...
Xxx blue again
Anglers choice had some a month ago
QUOTE="Hardcor, post: 4454504, member: 174590"]When was the last time you caught a Tuna ?
Did you give a report ?
Just did a 10 day trip yup...
For the size of YFT that are typaclly being caught this season my grand daughters pink Barby Rod would work :D
Oh come on......I'm pissed at this dumb ass post :mad:
JX for a true 40lb rig .Can't beat it .
Hilarious post . Good luck with the sale>>>>
700x / JX2 raptor/65lb JB/ short 40lb top shot... This rig could do it all in a pinch..:D
I use a HXJ raptor / 80 lb JB spectra / 50 or so yards of 50 lb trip X on an older UC predator . This is simply A dirty down killing machine. I...
Very cool video thanks for the lintel..
X2 I've this knot in one my 40 pound rigs for years no problem . 65 lb JB Solid. Now I will say it's a good knot up to 65 lb dont think i'd push...
Oh brother what is this world coming to.... Pretty funny how some people simply react to the first emotion that hit's there tiny little brains....
Steve if I could take the time off to do a 14 day trust me I would. That will have to wait until I retire. Good luck on your trip.
Hmmmm " All the LR galleys serve 5 star " not a chance.
Thanks for the input . Like I stated I'm looking at a 10 day limited load 20 anglers. Pretty sure tackle won't be a problem I may bring my small...
Great wright up here very clear. I bait fished for wahoo for the 1st time on a 10 day this September as they just would not hit jigs or bombs...
For reference thx
Looking at booking a limited load 10 day on the RP next year . As I have not fished her before I'd like some general info on the food , tackle...
Truly bad ass guys . Can't wait to see them in action!
I caught 4 on bait two weeks ago . First time using bait but bombs, readers, tar baby's ect.. Just weren't working as well as bait. 2/0 J hook on...
Remove the siding & vapor barrier , apply bitchathane all around Windows make sure to fold it into the header jambs & cill , reinstall Windows use...
Yup those guys are hooked for life :ele:
Yes sir Steve things are look up . Aren't you going out next week .
WTF It was a WFO really ? o_O
I love my Tar Baby's when it's cloudy. :jig:
Congrats on your trip sounds like you all had a good time :D
Thank for the correction. I was on the Q back in 2011 we anchored up there over night.The next morning we were catching gruper like I've never...
Tex , I've never had much luck at Cedros it runs hot and cold. Now Hepaleto bay ( spelling ? ) was always the Grouper honey hole. No big deal...
Not sure this is my 1st time on this charter.
What's up Mike we will save ya a few. When are you going out ?
Thank you for the report Jamie . It's loaded with some good Intel that I will use on my 10 day leaving on the 24th. Congrats on a grate trip ! ;)
Good deal Jamie can't wait to read your report. I've got 13 jimmy bombs, raiders , some home made jigs, and a bunch of other wahoo " getters " ;)
The Excel killed 97 of the toothy critters at the rocks on the 5th. 13 days to go boys Phoenix Rods Open .
Wow thanks for the report ....good job guys
Sure would. :D
Very nice thanks for the report . The weather looks good too .
Well I just started a new project at work so I'm going to busy as a one armed paper hanger for the next two weeks ...So I just packed my close &...
Hey Bart I'll give Jim a call on Saturday give me a call then you all deside on where to eat Saturday night 623-225-1981 . I'm staying around...
I'm in where we going .
Shoot back in the day I fished Ugly Sticks caught a ton of fish on them. As time has passed I can afford what I want . Remember the fish cant see...
Tough times in Texas right now Tex you all are in my prayers. If you are bringing a Zebco I might have to bring my granddaughters Pink Barbie Rig...
Ha good one
X2 at Home Depot
770XH that's my go to 60 - 80 lb rig.
Wow sound s good I'm out here on Pinnacle Peak & I-17. Do you do long range trips? I spend about 16 days a year on the water , grew up in San...
Man that looks like fun . My nephews did a safari 3 years ago . They really had a blast. When I was talking with them about the trip they both...
Well Tex thank you look foward to meeting you to . I'll be staying at the vagbond around the corner Saturday night I'll be with my good friend...
I do like veno but I'm a scotch guy I'll definitely bring a bottle or two heck I don't know much about wine but I do have a story. It was an eight...
Shoot I fish calstar, uc's and Phoenix, avet , penn & Progear they all have there applications and I to fish what feels right to me . ;)
I'm in time to reeeelax and have laughs and hammer some wahoo .. Work hard play hard.:jig:
Hey Jim this is my first time on this trip I don't know anyone on board either but I sure like making new friends. Sounds like a good bunch who...
Very good thanks.
Im with ya a smoker is my best friend after a trip . Nothing like smoked tuna sandwiches. :D
Hmmm maybe you set the hook to quick 5...4...3...2...1... Set :D
That's a salty treat ya got there where's the slupery to go with it ? ;)
Sound like your drag was way to tight. I've been fishing short top shots for about 10 years now and never pull hooks ...can't stress how important...
770 xh is what I use for my 60lb rig with a HX raptor killer set up .
One mans floor is another mans roof .
10-4 sound s good . The count down has begun . Going to sharpen some new readers & jimmys bombs today. :D
Invest in a smoker for about 200 bucks you can have all the smoked fish you want. It's super easy and fun to do . If you fish it's a must have....
My cheep ones my soon get replaced.
Ha sounds like a fun bunch of wackos ..my kind of group ;)
I remember reading the post on the wahoo count epic ! Never seen a fish count like that on wahoo lets hope we hit them again. Got to tell ya...
I'll be on the phoenix to can't wait . Look forward to meeting you.
Ya had me going ..well done :o
700M Progear 545 / 65 lb spectra / 30 lb top shot . It will pitch a bait ..
Yup bread and butter for the fleet anymore. The big YT's are maybe one in 100 pretty sad shit going on out there. Not so long ago if someone...
Sorry for your loss. Holly smokes what a collection if I still lived in Cali I would be at your door tomorrow. That's a lot to sell .
Don't pump , just wind with the tip of the rod pointed at the fish.
Just about any newer rod will work.
I don't know what to think of this post ....drunk posting is your friend lol
Man that was hard to watch. Hope those ass holes get what coming to them....brother.
10-4 thanks :D
Bad Ass vid Damn wish I was young again . LOL
I'm interested to see what's been working for others to.. Good post.
I'm going out next week YT on bait ,yoyo , top iron or all the above? Dodo's what worked ?
Will do. How long ago was this trip ? Sorry for the bad experience it happens. I'm just stoked to get on the water
Boy I here ya can't won't bring all my new shit but who knows lol ! Figure a 25/30, 40 , yoyo, a 60-80 just in case the BFT show up & the trusty...
Thanks Guys , Looks like I should be just fine . Got some new gear for a 10 day trip in Sept. This will be a good way to break it in. :D
So I suddenly have next week off & I booked a 2 day trip on the First String ( Limited Load) I've never fished this boat . Just want some input on...
Try Pour Rock mega psi easy to work with but is a hot mix so ya work pretty fast
Take it back and exchange it ......that's not to complicated is it ?
Good eats there
:cheers:Epic guys damn ....epic
You are right on the money here well done . We have good years & not so good years. I for one enjoy the whole experience of just being on the...
Someone is going to get a nice deal on this .
Well Jim, you have always been very helpful to me here on BD , answering questions about gear, rigging and so on. One of the days I would like to...
Congrats to all of you ! I really like the way you all worked together for the love of the sport
If I ran a business like that I would be out of business in no time. I don't know how any business could possibly stay open pulling a bull shit...
I'm in for 5 of those bad boys. I live in Phoenix so if you have any made up before you move I can pick them up :D
Going to give the Gustons a try thanks
Chrome & blue iron works for me..
Congrats on the near cow & for the new ( to me) rigging on the flat fall .
Wow very nice congrats
That was well done great post.
Dream boat killer layout. When I retire & move back to SD I'm thinking a Maritime will be the boat for me. :beerbang:
Runs about $5 to $6 a sf here in Arizona . In Cali double it . Not dumping on my home state but.......14k for 1000sf holly chit man. :eyepoppin
I'm on that trip also . Fall trips usually pan out . Hell it will be a blast see you then.
And another summer starts in Hellazona . Damn 2 or 3 years and I retire then back home to San Diego. We're thinking a damn double wide in...
That should go fast !
Too funny Bill !
Looks like I'll have to jump in also. :jig:
I don't use shimano reels never have so I don't know anything about the matinance on them. I spend about 12 to 20 days on the water a season and...
I have owned Accurats still do my Avets are my go to reels . The matence on the Accurats gets to be a pain in the you know what.
The customer service at Avet is fantastic. They won't give you the tracking number or any info on the shipment as YOU ARE NOT the buyer the tackle...
I saw your post on the HX2 . Not to rude but the going price for a used reel of this kind is about $325 unless it's a raptor. Check the post. Just...
Could some pics of the JX2 please.
I'm ordering one from M&M thanks for the hook up
Congrats Eric well done :D
50 lb trip xxx always ...the action on the jigs is controlled by retrieve speed & some jigs are designed for a FAST retrieve and some are designed...
I use a predator for yoyo & hoo love that rod light & mucho backbone.
Very nice congrats
Good luck Rick !
Save for reference....
Been a member sence 2009 I agree the neighborhood has really changed. in the 8 years I've been here. But there are some real real stand up men &...
Mine is paired with a JX2 I fish 65ld solid jerry brown with 75yds of 40 lb izor xxx it slings iron a country mile grate back bone I've never used...
Tagged for reference
The A-12 is a good paring no doubt
I'm pairing mine with a JX raptor . Can't wait to use it ...I'm just another long range tackle whore lol
Man that sucks l say post his name
I'm pairing it with a JX raptor. I'll use the HXJ for yoyo fishing.
Nooooooooooo not again"................
If you want a good shot at wahoo sept,October,November trips usually produce larger numbers. But you will a fantastic time on you June trip...
Just picked up a GUSA Wahoo 50-80 lb super stoked I'll be using it on an up coming 10 day latter this summer. I have a GFGR 875-H that's been my...
And another for izor xxx
My daughter has lived in Trinidad for about 15 years it is beautiful. But there are some trashy people / shady folks up in the that area of Nor...
77lb YFT Izor Trip XXX clear GFGR 700m / JX2
Yup pacific dawn ;)
My bad pacific dawn lol
PQ all the way. Pat & his crew are top notch . Not saying the others aren't but I have been fishing the PQ for about 14 years Pat can find the fish.
RP knot or Tony Pena either has always worked for me . I keep mono & spectra in the family room & pratice my knots while relaxing in the evening....
:jig:And another season begins
I only fish penn and avet reels there pretty much bullet proof . Three things I do to keep the in good condition, proper maintenance ,not pushing...
Old post sold sorry
^^^ what he said ^^^^
No problem . I just don't like the metal power handles .....
Not me mike ... Go and kill some fish !! :jig:
Your right and I took the bait .......:imdumb: The times are changing on this wed site. :(
Yup power handles on all of mine to except my MX . I like the avet power handles as there soft robber . I have a black finish HSW power Handel...
WTF ??? no offense guy but I think your tutu is a bit to tight . I not saying that those of who read on a regular bases wear tutu,s but...
Good advice ...
Good solid advice Mike . As you know I use pretty standard gear it would be an adjustment ....high tech stuff there
Ok the TranX was gear ratio 8:1 ? I may have to get one ...light & fast....
Mike what's up brother ??
Yup Killer rod got one ...was going to get another but found a gfgr 700xh that I really needed to fill a gap. Next year ..I'm just another tackle...
Well I really like the service I get from them & I've never had an Avet fail on me . Ok I take that back I blew the bearings on one of my HX's...
From the reports they were eating the paint off the boat. so what bomb / jig was the most productive Mark.
Thanks for the vote of confidence guys. Chit is still run 2 miles a day & work out on a regular basis looks like I my have to up my game as to not...
Right on jer dog lol
Listen shit for brains you started this and your pal jumped in . You are an embarrassment to your generation . Like I said your are welcome to...
And now you can go & fuck yourself too . Yet another punk hits BD's. like I said the neighbor hood here on " New Post" is getting pretty dicey.... LOL
Like I said PM me . Oh wait you do have shit for brains.... OK " PM ME " Man you talk a lot of smack...
And Now you ....brother
oh ya , got 2more JX Raptors , HXJ Raptor, HX raptor, HXW raptor & had my penn 30 hot roded by Cals reels rod to match. Pretty much good to go to go..
Got a lot of brothers here that would a lot money that you would go down in the first
min of the 1st round. Like I said you never know who you are...
Well good deal look forward to meeting you. Boy they sure hammered the wahoo this year ....wow.
I'm sorry you can't read there shit for brains . That my record was 19 & 1 fighting from the age of 19 to 21 living in Idaho I fraught in...
Excel sept 24th 10 day . I'll throw in some 2 & 3 day trip this summer. I'm pretty stoked to ride the big x as this is my 1st trip on it. What do...
Jeff as always thank you for your advice. I will keep you all posted
Oh now Obama's daughter ... Good one . I live here in Arizona now most stolen trucks, equipment and even tractors wind up down south I'm 75% sure...
Love me some popcorn.
I can't help it guys ... I've been a member sence 2009 & never had had a run in With a crack pot . Well there goes the neighborhood.:D
Hey ass hat I'm 6-2 230 x golden gloves went 19 & 1 I can back my shit dick heat. Don't mistake me for a pencil nick geek hiding behind a damn...
Sorry man ....I live in Az now but I will keep an eye out... Ya never know.
I picked up this rod going to put a JX 2 on it I'll use for top iron . I thought I would also use it on wahoo throwing bombs . Figure YT no...
Your right jer dog ...
Hey dick head I'm married to a beautiful Hispanic women I don't play the race card got it ass hole. Just saying 75% of construction rigs wind up...
Better look south of thr border sorry for the loss.
Ha funny shit there ... :gay:
September through November . If you can book a 10 day in September do it grate variety trips. :jig:
Do the offers apply to on line buys?
We only live once . My kids are grown one lift attending NAU & that is not cheep. We all have hobbies weather it be gulf , surfing, collecting...
Beautiful work one of theses days I'm going to have you build me one !
Going to place an order . Jeff you have answered all my questions here on BD without hesitation you are what this web site is about one angler...
:boobies: Ya ok .... I learned I could go crab fishing every day with a deck hand like that
Congrats Eric . My brother lives i bishop i used to fish the Owens brings back some good memories.
I use my pliers to less to lug around on the belt.
Very well done video good times.
I miss the her . Hope she's doing well up in Alaska.
:appl: Very nice
Damn Really ?? Use a god damn fire hose to remove the sticker who cares .....man...o_O Must be winter LOL
I'll give it a try on an upcoming 10er ...
If it don't sink out of sight it a surface iron simple :jig:
Good luck with finding one my friend . I have one its my go to wahoo rig .:D
So spotted owls taste like shit to !
I have been using the 45 's & 7x's for many years they are the standard. Used JRI 's last year they're pretty nice .
I'm fishing the big X for the 1st time in Sept. I found this very helpful . Thanks'
:jig:GFGR 700 H all day long :jig:
Damn I can't wait for my 10 day trip in September... The big X rocks
"She's sitting next to me on the couch" ha good one !!!
No ... Going duck hunting in the morning leaving at 3:00am . Perfect way to start the new year ... Right?
Wow congrats . Well done with the catch & releas .
San Diego is my home town & I love " visiting "friends & family there . But the laws in California just SUCK ! WTF dose the government have any...
Happy Ho Ho Ho ... I just hope the Ho is hot !! :jig: :hali_olutta:
Got mine on sale 60 bucks...
I'll keep you posted. Haven't got the 14's yet never tried Muck or LaCrosse . Xtuffs for 20 yrs.
Just got a pair of the 6" high xtuff boots in the mail . I wear a size 12 so I ordered a 13 . Put them on .....You guessed it "too small "sent...
I've been using the M3500 for 4 waterfowl seasons now . I will tell you the gun is built like a TANK . Easy to clean , never a miss fire, Its been...
Very good sir :D
Very good post for a 1st timer . You will find just about everything you need to know here on BD . Don't be afraid to ask questions here . The...
I live in Phoenix . I have my fish packed in rock salt & ice will last for about 3 days.
Damn again ??
Good report Roy sound like you had a good trip.... :cheers: "I don't know this turned into a Rollo post my he RIP ......"
Like I always say " if you don't know what it is poke it with a stick"
H&M parking has always been a bear even way back in the 60's & 70's .
Now here we are in oh chit 2000's . Be patient arrive early hang out you...
So I'm not the only one..Honestly is sometimes humbling I can't blame it on the gear..;)
Congrats on your 1st tuna ...my 1st was when I was 9 years old I remember it like it was yesterday ..I'm almost 59 now sweet memories ;)
done deal check paypal $360
10 bucks is cool ..I'm at work & forgot my phone ..bummer ..are we using pay pal ? What type / brand of spectra is on the reel ?
Let that jig sink to a 45 degree angel and wind like hell in 1st gear ...do not put the reel in 2nd gear "ever" . Expect to loose some jigs those...
consider it sold. I will take it.
give me a call 623-225-1981.
3134 W. Casitas Del Rio Dr
Phoenix AZ 85027
If you use PayPal...
what brand of 80 spectra is on the raptor ?Is it solid or hollow .I'm very interested I use paypal. Dose the price include shipping?
If your drag is set" correctly " the chances of pulling a hook are drastically reduced . I see a lot of guys not letting the a fish run then...
Tagged for reference. Good post :D
Very informative post :D
JX raptor good choice . I fish one of with 60 for the hoo's killer set up. For 60 bait I use the HX raptor .
Izor xxx all day long
Thank you very much Jim . :D
Don't want to hi jack the thread but where do you buy Charlie Brown hooks ?
Still for sale
So the epoxy was added to simply cover the factory color ?
Just went through all my fishing crap today & found 4 alum candy bars .... I had no idea there worth $23.33 each ? Good luck with your sale
Can't go wrong with the HX2 . Got one up for sale condition is 9/10. Blue :jig:
I'm on the phoenix rods trip next year. Sounds like a grate bunch of guys to fish with. 1st time on the big x.
Darn Nick...Welcome to the addiction . Lucky # 7 you are that my friend Congrats !
If I didn't live in Arizona I would be there mucho pronto. Thank for the offer Bill...
That's the kind of report I like , thank you sir .
Bill do you sell the rope ? Want to make it just bit bigger don't know what size toget ?
I have a deck hand rod that I need to wrap with some more cord to make the diameter larger to fit my reel . Question is where do you buy the cord...
Hx2 mc see my post.......
I've used the GID sinkers & have been bit off at the sinker . No not wahoo local waters so I don't use them when targeting BFT.:jig:
Congrats ..what a trip wish I would have been on board ,,, :-)
Very nice :appl:
^^^^^ What he said ^^^^
Got 2 HX2 MC's for sale 9/10 just serviced topped with 80 lb JB spectra . PM if interested .
I'm booked for next year ....going to be a looooong year lol. Hope you all have a fantastic trip. I'll checking the reports. :jig::jig::jig:
^^^^ no it's a vacation with a bunch of guys relaxing . May not be a good fit for some ^^^^^^
Hell I blame it on being trusting ....Never again...>:(. The more I know about people the more I like my dog..
I was at lakeside bait & tackle two weeks ago they didn't have those blanks I'll try next weekend. Thanks for the info..
I'll be in Diego next weekend where did you find them in stock ? I here they are backed up with orders right now and shelf stock is low.
Well it looks like I'll have the CP70HP will be added to my line up. I have a dedicated yoyo set up its a killer , graphite USA predator 7xheavy...
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