Price drop $50.00
I have fished the Aztec 4 times
1. Two kite fish for the boat. Split up for everyone onboard.
2. One of the most epic trips Ive been on
Cousins, 95 Mag Blank $150.00
Also Have (2) CSB 909's $ 75.00 each
Pick up in H.B.
Great read Joe.
Thanks for posting
That's a respectable fish, and a nice report.
Thanks for sharing.
No, that was the only picture I took.
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I was also this trip. Will add pics and video when I get home tonight
Copy that. Will keep in mind. Year before last almost to the day I was at Tanner and we were fishing squid on 100# on the bottom with 10oz...
Thanks for the great detailed report , can't wait to jump back on the Aztec next week. I haven't been on it since last fall when we had 41 big...
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Calstar 6870T 20-40# Alps guides, Gudebrod Orange, Bullard Black, Voodoo marbling dust, Voodoo D2 Finish.
Way to go Mike .
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Specialized Rockhopper Hardtail only 5 months old. $500.00[ATTACH]
Awesome report. My buddy is on the boat right now and I hope he gets one.
Great colors ! What kind of thread ?
1st trip on the Aztec, was the same very informative, but we were able to get 2 150's
On the kite that they split up among everyone on board. I...
Looks good. The more you do it, you find out what works well and what doesn't. I have some cheap blanks I practice on and experiment with...
They have lived there all their lives.
Yes I was fortunate to get one early in the day, and it kicked my butt. Hooked a second one mid morning...
Wow , what a story . I was on the Aztec same day same place . And yes it was EPIC ! Also small world I have a bunch of cousins in...
If its anything like the trip I just got off on the Aztec, I would not go below 80. Flyline dean on 100# got bit all day.
Thanks for the report. Im on deck and ready to roll tonight.
Yes. I didn't think the video worked.
The 2 fish we got taped out 153 and 154
Just fished it last weekend, and can't wait to go again. Capt. and crew are solid. Good food and comfortable bunk. Its go big or nothing. Don't...
See ya Friday night.
A layer of cork tape then the cord.
Bitchin Marbling !
Nice job , I like the color combination .
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Takayama Sold .
Cleaned up some squid ink today with hydrogen peroxide and a stiff plastic brush.
Wormed pretty good.
Will do Bill
I could be mistaken. Sent them to Adam Lathrop in Texas to have done and thought he said powder coating .
Just confirmed, it's powder coated
Alps guides powder coated by Adam Lathrop, Alps Centra - lock reel seat, Prowrap metallic thread and D2 finish from Casey at Voodoo Rods[ATTACH]...
No party boat trips as of now. Helping a friend get his Cabo ready to go. And a 2 day company charter in August. Now that I have a break in rod...
Thank you Bill
Rainshadow RCJB96XH, Alps reel seat, Alps XN Guides, Madeira thread and D2 Finish.
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Thanks for sharing Bill .
No dings. Just normal pressure heel dints on deck. Board is very clean .
Give it a 9
Really cool overhead shot of the rig. Curious how the seadeck cleaned up ? A friend just had it installed and we haven't had a chance to run yet.
My bad , I meant heat shrink x wrap. The cord gives a little room to adjust reel location. Also the reel Im going to use, the bolts wouldnt clear...
Gave my old jig stick a maker over. Heat shrink X wrap over cork tape with butt cord inlay. Voodoo pigments and D2finish. Alps guides, and...
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Thanks for the compliments guys. Very much appreciated.
Thanks Bill, this is one of several blanks that I picked up at the L.B. Fred Hall show. Will post the others as I get them finished.
Gave the abalone colors a try on this one.
Alps XN guides, Bullard D charcoal black thread. [ATTACH] [ATTACH][ATTACH] [ATTACH]
Can't go wrong with either one of them. Pull the trigger and go .
I will take a pair . See p.m.
Thanks for smooth transaction Patrick [ATTACH]
I will take it. Text sent .
Bitchin marbling. I love this blank. I just picked one up yesterday at the show.
This got me started . Hope it helps you .
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Nice job !
I just saw the Madeira thread on how to deal with it ... Going to try again .
Please include how you get such perfect finish with madeira . I have a bunch of madeira and love all the colors but pull my hair out trying to put...
What did you clean with ? My friend is getting ready to have installed on his rig.
I have had this rod about 15 years and decided to freshen it up.
Got a shirt and sticker . Already received the sticker in the mail last week .
Thanks for the info guys , I will post up some pics of building my UDS
I will check him out. Looking for one with a removable lid.
Anyone have a good source for 55 gallon steel drums ?
Wanting to build a UDS Ugly Drum Smoker
Since you're in Huntington , you might want to sort through the stuff that Fisherman's Hardware on Gothard has .
That was cool Nice job on the fish and video . Thanks for sharing
The look on the one guys face was funny who got up at 1am and was wondering why so many people were still up and he didnt believe us when showed...
A guy on my recent trip had one . Would only shine it on for maybe a minute at the most. Seemed to work well .
On both but more on the squid.
Better late than never.
Going to keep it short.
We scratched out 12 fish during the day , with me going 0-2 and being a little bummed.
New Lo An
Where did you buy your fiberglass poles?
And how long are they ?
Thanks for report. Going tonight.
The Best and Worst of Tred Barta is good book
Started using this line this season. got it from Lobster Port Trap Company. works well, especially if using a line puller. [ATTACH] eason .
Very cool Steve .
The more I look at it . The more I like and think it would be a rad tattoo .
I built this rod as a surprise for the charter master on a company trip I wad invited on.
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Ron, great report and thanks for the tackle info . I'll be getting on the Big Bird Sunday night for 2 days . Report to follow .
Amazing second build.
Doc, since I started building rods just a couple years ago I have been so appreciative of your willingness to share your knowledge , ideas,...
Thanks Robert , I use Decal Connection . I don't do enough rods to justify buying a printer yet so I use them and I'm very happy with them as most...
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Just finished this one up . I got my finish to lay down a little better with some...
Jake , really cool combination of techniques and colors .
Epic battle and story ! Congratulations.
I'm 0 for 3 trips . Hope to get the skunk off soon.
Nice , I have a 800MH on the machine right now .
Great report Mathew
Your report is much appreciated. Leaving tomorrow night out of H.H. going long and loaded for bear . Will report on Sunday
Thanks for the info Eric
Are you guys adding salt to the slush ? Or just adding salt water to freshwater ice ?
We have been bleeding and packing in ice bags. But these so...
Way to get it done .
Fished the 277 Sunday, lots of life. Whales, birds, porpoise and bait balls . We ended up with one lone 20 # Yellowfin. Water temp...
Thanks Doc, I'm really having fun playing with pigments. Vincentek9 just hooked me up with pounds of pigments to experiment with.
Billy, thanks for such an awesome, informative and enjoyable to read report.
Great pictures too.
Really like the colors and flow
Hey Howzit going ? I remember that trip, good times.
Just finished up this Phenix Abyss 908.
Made a few mistakes, but still learning with every rod.
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It was out of the bargain barrel at the Phenix booth at Day At The Docks .
Grabbed a couple scoops from Nachos , and pointed it toward E. End squid grounds on Friday night.
Turned the corner to only find about a dozen...
Gavin, is one of the Capt. On the Pacific Queen
One last time
Bumped with a price drop .
Well I went from this [ATTACH]
To this. I'm going to try mounting the foot pedal to the footrest on the stool. [ATTACH]
Have any of you guys modified your foot pedal to a under counter mounted device ? Something that could be pushed up with your knee . I have...
Like Jim said, I would scrap it. Try boiling the grip if it's a tight fit. I just did this last night and it really helps. I used a big pot of...
Done on line .
Tim, it looks very very cool to me . I have been wanting to try this for a while. Please share the do's & don'ts that you learned .
I lined up for an 8 day on the Angler 2 years ago and couldn't help but notice the guy first in line. Kind of loud and seeming like a classic...
This has already been posted on a couple f/b building pages, and some of you have already seen it, but wanted to share here as this is where I...
Wow what a very clean set up .
He just posted an update on facebook
Really like the Tiger wrap
Looks good Ross and [email protected]#k Cancer
I really enjoyed reading your report and congratulations on that yellow !
Can anyone recommend a good motorhome mechanic in the north orange county area ?
Need a tune up to pass smog and some onan generator work.
Very clean , Chris
Flawless Beyond perfect
Like the colors and how they flow .
I see it ended up being a Swordie !
Right on guys ! I just posted another thread asking about the outcome as we heard the radio chatter too. Guessing black or big tuna was the I...
Yesterday afternoon there was talk on the radio of a hook up 15 miles off M.B. Thought it might be a Black . Did anyone hear the out come of this...
0 - 4 Here too. Got about 40 hours of trolling in the bank trying for one and only one bit off .
Great solo job !
Like it a lot !
Yesterday we trolled 4 rods at 9 -10knts 3 with wire and 1 long purple cedar plug on mono , the mono got bit off. That was the only strike all day.
Looks very good.
How far back do you pull the xrap ?
Awesome job guys ! That thing is a SLUG !
2013 I4 200hp. .. about 200 hrs. ..yes in line 4 cylinder. ...
Warranty good through 2016
Not sure , I will find out tomorrow and how many hours are on them . I only fished this boat once before it went up for sale . The motors were...
Was on the New Lo-An about a month ago and nice size striper was hooked on a marlin jig . Guy fought it a while on the boat rod. Released it and...
I use to work for a guy that was really cool about taking time off to fish. He never had a problem with it . As long as when I caught something I...
Very Clean Grady White , posting for a friend ....
Just to good not to share . Originally saw this on a Guy Fieri show ....
Way to go Aaron ! Did you guys run farther up north yesterday?
Left Huntington Harbor, at 1:30am slid up to Nacho's and it was lights out. We made a little bit of noise , but figured even if we got him up it...
Nice job solo Brent, I,m leaving HB in a few hours on the Lucky Strike 2. I'll give ya call on the radio tomorrow.
Perfect So. Cal fish killer ! wish I had the cash .
Just got this one for about $ 10.00 at Walmart.
It was perfect at the foot of the bunk on my backpack, blowing just enough air to keep you...
I think the yellows have tapped out...
Was that Aaron hosing down the boat ?
Gotta love it
Leaving tomorrow night and taking a 50w with 130 braid / 100# topshot on a Calstar 6465XH. Just hoping for an opportunity to hook one of these...
Muddy don't lie
Hell yeah love the popper, and that toad too .
Great report Craig . My friends Aaron and Craig, were on the trip too . Reading your report, I felt like I was there .
Cool as Ice !
Awesome rod, really like the marble .
Dropped from 700 to 625
Very Nice !
What Saltydog said .
Tempting, but my old motocross injuries are getting the best of me and I just can't surf to the level I used to and it's not fun anymore.
Nose - 19''
Tail - 15''
Bump , price drop
Like ... Watched it 3 times !
We ran from Dana to the 271 then to 209 and then the 312 and slogged back in the slop and wind. The 26 Grady White handled it well and glad were...
Nicely done ! You are stoked .
Leaving Dana @ 04:30 tomorrow
Wow, there is a lot going on for first builds.
Nice job and very cool to do for pops.
I think it was Jim Trelikes, that I first saw use that design.
Just finished up the Purple Nurple, Calstar 700M for my friend Pat, who got me in to rod building in the beginning . He gave me the 3 colors he...
Doc , just streched the yard stick another foot. Absolutely amazing.
There was a great turn out. Brent, said around 350. It was awesome to to see the support from everyone. There were some great rods being auctioned...
Very clean , nice work
Very impressive for # 2. Good job.
Do you thin it at all and how many coats ?
And beautiful work.
Doc, I should be good. Scold sent me some 00.
Bump, South Swells on the way
Thanks to Scold for bailing me out. The builders that frequent this website truly treat each other like brothers !
Jeff, thanks for checking . I appreciate it.
Ugh, I just ran out of Gudebrod size a # 468 nylon thread towards the end of a build. Does anybody have any they would be willing to part with ?...
Sorry for the double post. Was trying to do it from my phone. Anyway almost done .
Decided to smoke a butt today.
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This is about 4hrs in at 250 deg.
Thanks Mike , Im really stoked on all the replies.
Looks pretty sweet to me . Nice job
Thank you all very much. Diving in to the next one tonight.
I had a friend ask me to build him a rod with Rasta colors , The next thing I know he sends me a picture of a rod built by one of the masters, Jim...
Palm Beach Fit & Finish !
Picked up 3 Phenix blanks. Had a killer wahoo sandwich. And had a nice chat with Doc Ski . Made for a great day.
Very clean. And really cool Tiger
Call Acid Rod. I happened to walk in to order one and they had one in stock.
You're stoked !
9-0 Custom Takayama , shaped by Guy. $ 500.00
8-0 Wilderness Big Guy Tri $ 275.00
Really Cool. I like the colors and design.
cool vid !
Rollin like a Rock Star
Stoked to see Huntington Beach Charkbait now stocking Rainshadow blanks and Alps componets for the North O.C. rod builders. The guys in the shop...
Im in Doc, received my left list and color list last night.
Thats where I had been buying them when I worked close by. Now I don't get up there much. Was hoping to find a deal in Orange County
I like the yellow & purple brushes too. Looking for a good source to buy in bulk.
Not huge but my pb.
This is a 57.5 caught by Steve Chumley on 30# at San Clemente Island on the Eclipse when it was the Cat...
Cool. You will be so stoked when you hang some fish on your own built rod .
Moon, is a solid guy. Only delt with him once and he was very cool.
Thanks for sharing. Do you have a video for the HX ?
I am entry # 23
We were debating the Wahoo / Tuna fun factor on the trip. My personal best Tuna is a 100# Blufin and I enjoyed the excitment and aggressiveness...
Kris, I was glad to do it .
Booked this trip at Fred Hall, and the time has finally come. Drove down to San Diego with friends John amd Mike on Saturday and stayed at the...
Anybody getting blocked by Norton when trying to get on BDOutdoors ?
Trip quote :
Nick the cook, morning Bob, would you like some bacon and eggs for breakfast ?
Bob, I have bacon and eggs in a can , I'm all set.
Fish is at processor. Will be grilling some this weekend. And celebrating Anniversary. Glad some Bloody deckers got to represent ! Report with...
Short report, 95 Wahoo to 61 pnds . 270 YFT, 15-30#, 30 Something yellowtail to 20+ pounds.
Fished the Rocks, Ridge, Cedros & Benitos. I will...
I'll be at the dock when they pull in, waiting to board for our 8 -day . Allready packed and ready to go.
Don't think I'll be sleeping much until...
From the Angler website. Looks like room for rocket launchers. When are you going ?
I had a dream last night that the 90j I just wrapped for a friend going on our trip , was hooked up on a fish and I walked up to see the guides...
T-Minus 6 days until departure on 8 day. Can't sleep, keep checking list and feel like I'm forgettng something. Can't stay off computer checking...
Can you give any info on blanks ? And how much are looking to get for the lot ?
I am leaving in a week for an 8-day and will pack my Nikon, and make it a point to shoot as many as I can of lit up Wahoo, Dorado, Tuna and...
Here are a few shots of my latest build . It's a BTG-90J Jig stick, that Dean (Early Grace) hooked me up with. It should get a serious work out on...
Here are a couple shots from a 3- day on the Star this season. Desert and and afternoon snack of sashimi and some smoked Wahoo and Kingfish...
Everybody talks about grind grind grind when fishing bombs / jigs. How do Wahoo hit on bait ?
Thanks for sharing your trip report. Leavng in less than 2-weeks on an 8-day. So hoping to pop the Wahoo cherry !
You did us right on a recent 5-reel deal.
Looks really clean. I miss my 03.
I would attend .
Wire up some 6xjr's
Yeah no shit they were killing me. Now I just can't wait to hang some Hoo's
Just wanted to share my recent experince with Melton's
Just shopped around for (5) Avet HX'S, for myself and my friends going on an upcoming...
Nice Job Mr.
That's what I planned on fishing on the TLD.
Chuck, thanks for chiming in with that info. Did Ray, say if he's running the trip ? Also we will...
T- minus 23 days and already getting antsy. Doing a collective tackle inventory this week end with my crew going on the trip. Then a visit to the...
i lived and surfed on Singer Island in Florida for many years and have seen bigger schools than that. Still very cool footage. Those were some...
I was on that trip too. Fun trip.
I recently had a friend ship two packages from Florida via USPS. Shipped both on the same day. 1 box was boots, reels and misc.
2nd box was rods....
Very Cool Tim. That's no easy feat.
Thanks for the report. Just tuned up some poppers with singles and heading out tonight on the Aztec.
And those are some real nice grade Dorado.
My 8-day is a month away. Don't think I will be sleeping very well between now and then.
Angler Joe Bayless
Just curious for either one. I have a design that came to mind when I saw those .
What does something like that cost ?
My 8 day in Nov. Can't get here soon enough.
I thought Bozo was banned ? He almost came home one rig short @ 16.35 Nice job on finding them and gettin it done Hardcor
Had to reschedule tomorrows therapy session for next week . Guess I will be lining up rods this weekend while listening to let's talk hook up
Went better than expected. She made me wait for it , but gave the hall pass. Just made my '' appointment '' for this Friday !
Tried to explain to the wife tonight that I was going to need a quik 1 day treatment before my 8-day cure in November . The recent 3-day...
That was one Big Stud Bull Dorado !
Outstanding video ! Has me fired up for my 8-day in Nov. Have to go to the garage and go over my tackle again :-) after watching that.
I thought it came out very nice for a overnight boat. It held it's color very well. I have had fish from overnight trips loose its color and get...
Here are a couple pics of my Bluefin from earlier this season on the Freedom. I was very surprised at the quality.
Refreshing to say the least
My friend just had Fishermans Processing ship his to Florida. It was shipped the day before he flew home and was on his porch when he got home....
I told you the '' Square Groupers'' always take four gaffs !
Myself and 3 friends are on this trip too. Really hoping to get on a good wahoo bite. Can't wait. Just hope weather is nice. Just spent last...
Good luck Jon ! Will be looking for the website soon
34# BFT S.W. of Cortez bank last Friday. 20-25 knt's of wind and 6-8 swell. I think we scratched 31 for the day up to 45 pounds, Challenging...
They didn't bite every cast. But I did get about 5 on a recent 3 day trip one morning on the Royal Star. Like most have said not so much color as...
Moon, thanks for the reel. Will be in touch for some blanks.
I sent a pm last night. Let me know.
Really nice John.
I know it's a long time to wait but I got a pretty good deal on mine at the Fred Hall show.
Some have already seen this on the Rod builders guild, but wanted to share here too. This is my 5th rod and first go at marbling and a Turks head....
I used this video [media] and made a jig out of an empty toilet paper roll and some push pins.
This is how it came out.
Nice job. Looks like a solid 35
i use drain tube from Home Depot and wrap the rod with bubble wrap and slide in and tek screw some caps on each end. Weight is under 5lbs. Cost...
Leaving next week on 3 day....And stoked !
Digging the Cahullia Creek footage, Was my favorite place to ride / race when I had my bike.
Were you able to purchase a conversion kit or did you drill out the orffices yourself ?
Liking my Alps .
Skate/ Surf Legend Jay Adams dies of heart attack at 53
I'll be at the dock waiting to board the Angler for an 8 day that leaves the day you get in. I will be interested in hearing how your trip was.
Who needs T.V. when you have The Reel Brothers !
I have been making them for a while with Tuna but with out the slaw. Made it this weekend with wasabi mayo slaw and that sure kicked it up a...
KC, Nice report and great pics. I see you are from P.B.G. my old stomping grounds. Northlake & i-95 , and Singer Island.
Grilled Yellow Tail and Tuna Burger with wasabi mayo coleslaw
Anyone else on this trip ? With this season going the way it is. I dought we will have to go to the rocks to get Wahoo.
Nice job Solo !
From what I have read on here about this subject. You should be o.k. to go over the tacky coat with a new coat. I make sure to mix for at least 4...
Are you related to Steve Choi by chance ?
Pretty Bad Ass !
Just placed an order for several items with no problem. Can't wait to get the marbling supplies. & DVD
I think it looks great too.
Kyle, I was also on that trip. Crazy how much tuna was around us for as long as it was.
I have used 220 with no problem. Make sure you clean very well before and after
They have trolling gear. If Tino, finds another school like he did on Tuesday you won't be trolling much. There were Tuna boiling around the boat...
What type/brand/size .
Jerry, Thanks for the info.
Can anyone tell me the value of this Tru-line. Is it worth more as is to a collector ? Or is would it be better to rebuild and keep it.
I have several Seeker Classic Series rods that need guides replaced. Can anybody tell me the type thread used on the under wraps ? Would like to...
I lived just south of there from 79-89 Im sure it's much different now. I still have friends who live there. Pm me your questions and I will hit...
What kind of help ?
Would help if I slowed down and realized I'm a day late.
Im in H.B and would like to go. I will send you my number
Man that was one of the coolest reports with great pics! Hit me up if you need a boat ho. Not afraid to scrub the boat after fishing either.
Right on score one for the groms !!!!
Fished it 3 times last year twice this year one trip we chartered for a company trip and probably going again this week. Solid operation.
And smiles for miles. Awesome family trip.
Where can I find the best selection of blanks by multiple manufactures in the OC/LA area ???
I have hit several tackle shops and they only had a...
Wow, can't wait to see the rest of the rods.
Thanks guys. Can't wait to start the next one. I have an idea that I dont know if it has been tried before. I will post up some pics if it comes...
This is what I love about rod building. The possibilities are endless.
Here is my fourth build and some first for me. i told a friend I would build him a rod and asked what he wanted ? He said suprise me. And wanted...
I have some and the part b is starting to yellow. I mixed some in a cup and stayed yellow.
Placed an order online with Bullards, and will have to...
Thank you very much.
Is there anybody in Orange County that stocks D2 ?
As I'm reading, Im thinking flexible flyer.And the first post says it. We always had to handle Oceans in the boat yard with extra caution as they...
Picked up a couple for $ 13.00 each at Fishermans in H.B. Saw them at Seaforth for $ 15.00
Going from H.B. to Seaforth Friday evening
Thanks for posting a detailed report on what was working. Leaving Friday night 1.5 on the Tribute.
Ask Salty Dog ,
Where are you located ?
What color iron got bit on the sink ?
Wait till you build a rod then go out and catch a decent fish on it. Then you will really be HOOKED ! Don't be afraid to ask questions here , the...
When in doubt , Mega Bait is your friend.
If you have only been on one overnight trip and are more interested in yellow tail . Give the San Diego out of Seaforth Landing a try. You get...
Bump Price dropped . $200.00 takes it all
As I stated on F/B Very clean & tight. As I finish my first weave I have a whole new respect for the art of weaving.
Awesome report and pictures .
I just ordered from them recently and had no problem .
Way to go guys ! Put in the work and it paid off.
I remember that trip well. It going to be a great season. Maybe will can share the rail again this year
Jumped on the San Diego with Booger and the boys for the first time yesterday. Fished the Rock pile and the nados for 21, 18 -25 pound yellows ....
Always amazed at your work Doc.
Very nice !
Give the Tribute a try you won't be disappointed.
Received my 1st order today and it included a little something extra and a hand written note. Customer service at it's BEST !
Very cool. Looking forward to experimenting with the pigments myself.
I deserve the comments generated by my post. I posted against my better judgement. Returning items after one use is not a habit and only did it...
Will you be at day at the docks ? If not how far are you from the landings ? Thinking about coming down from o.c. and would like to buy some thread.
yes pics please
Pre dawn with a jig & pig.
I built a couple rods 10 years ago on a home made lathe and didn't stick with it. Always wanted to get set up but many distractions with home...
Makers Mark wouldn't hurt
Very stoked on everyones willingness to help a guy out on this board . Thanks .
Doc I will check in with you tomorrow.
Wow Doc that is very nice of you. I work in the area and would like to stop by tomorrow afternoon if that's o.k. ?
I need to find some A 326 Nylon Red or match it. I know Gudebrod is no longer and was hoping somebody might have some. Does Bullard or Madiera...
Will you be at Del-Mar ?
I was there yesterday picking up some supplies and both were there.
Time... lot's of it
The Batson booth was one of the first stops on my list. And was stoked to walk away with a Alps machine, and a couple of rod kits. Great team of...
I had a good time with these guys, Great Family operation. http://www.northcountrycharters.com/
Bump Need some Fred Hall cash . $ 200.00 for everything
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Hammer this !
The decision has been made and we are booked on the A.A. 8 day in November. Again I want to thank everyone for all the replies to my request.
You might try hitting them up at Fred Hall Show if you plan on going ?
Hi Doc, I am looking to buy my first wrapping machine, and was wondering if I can expect to find any for sale at Fred Hall ?
What are the chances of finding a deal on a descent wrapping machine, and a vacume sealer ? Oh yeah spotted Doc Ski today on the 605
Thank you everyone for your input. Haven't gone long since 03 and 05 when I did a couple 5-days on the Star. Since then it's been many 1-1/2 -3...
Okay guys, I need to tap the wealth of information available here on B.D. A couple friends and myself have committed to going on a 7-8 day trip...
Thanks for sharing a bunch of great pictures. What model / length is your Blazer Bay ? And did you buy it on the west coast ?
Great report and pictures. Thanks for posting. After not fishing fresh water for the last 25 years. I have recently got the LMB bug and have been...
Looks like Florida ? What part ? Cool vid with some nice fish. It got me pumped to get up early ang get some today.
How much are these plastics and how do I get some?
They look awesome, would like to try some at the honey hole.
Bad Ass rig. Built in my home town of Riviera Beach Florida. Suprised to see one on the west coast.
Noodling it's the new spooning
Try any electrical wholesale house
I just did some and used a mix of 1 cup brown sugar to a cup of low sodium soy for a marinade overnight . Let drain on rack then light sprinkle of...
As Roland Martin would say '' SON ! ''
Fished the Tribute for the 3rd time this summer, and finally got some Bluefin.
The first couple of trips I only managed some rat yellows that...
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I would like to get one !
Way to put the wood to em !
Your stoked, great capt & crew, I fished with them back in June and going again Thursday night. Post up a report when you get back.
Like A lot !
Yeah uh yur pretty stoked .. ok
pm sent I will take it
Mike's got a good operation going. Enjoyed my first trip on the Tribute in June, and can't wait to go again in 2-weeks.
that does not suck !
Doesn't get any better than that ! Stoked for you and the kids
Dude you are stoked ! I'll be happy if my overnighter coming up on the Tribute I do half that good.
Damn nice fish and finally some pics with fish held properly to do them justice !
Can't go wrong with their customer service, I took a Corvalus in for repair and got the upgrade to a new reel for $35.00
Years ago when they...
Way to get the job done guys !
That's one hell of a report with great pics and some damn nice fish. Congrats on J.P. with a beautiful Bluefin.
Did she work for North County Charters out of Homer ? I was on a trip with them years ago and the girl, who I thought was the Captains daughter...
I was on the Tribute, on the way back in on the night of the 4th. Woke up in the middle of the night to the boat Idling... Then started moving...
Got on the Tribute, Wednesday night for a 1.5 with a full load. We were greeted by a friendly and helpfull crew. The bait was a mix of chovie and...
Chris, thanks for report and nice job on the Bluefin,
Just packed my gear and cant wait to get on the Tribute, tomorrow night.
Listen to marcus's afternoon report Terrence's website The Original Leader in Fish Reports #1 since 1985 I'm so freakin stoked to hear that report as I am...
Last year when the bait sucked, I killed it with Mega baits !
Nice job guys
Thanks for posting Bill
Big Blues w/ Randy at the Helm
My brother ,myself and my nephew who was about 8 at the time were fishing offshore in Florida on a 22 Mako center console. My nephew starts doing...
Well Done !
Yes it was a good trip, and a good vibe on the boat for a full load. See you at the rail again some time.
No ghost,,, suckers are still haunting me. I was getting a little bummed when they started coming over the rail and I couldn't get bit. Then I...
Jumped on the Eldorado Friday night and landed these two fatties 20 minustes apart this morning on a sliding sinker Seabass rig with a live squid....
Thanks for the heads up.
Good Job Cameron ! nice pics and report.
Every time I go they bit the day before and then they bite the day after ! It's worse than gambling.
A friend from Florida, told me about them and he likes the two he has. I have been trying to get over to Chark Bait and check em out. Home...
Bought some rod building supplies from Louis several years ago. He even delivered right to my house himself. Good guy.
Just looked for his web...
Scott, where did you purchase your reel ? My buddy from Florida, just told me about these reels and how smooth the drags are. I have been...
Nice work boys, and thanks for sharing .
Always a little hesitant to fly the the salute when it's one of the Fred Hall give away stickers, Now when it's one of the Bigger models with a...
Check out The Standup Zone for a ton of SUP Info
Get Bent !
Come on let's see that Smoker !
2002 5-day on the Royal Star B.F. up to 140.
Mine in the first pic 100# at the dock scale.
Again you suck ! ;-)
After reviewing finances, there's not a lot of funds left for as many trips as I want to do this season. I am looking for week end work in the...
Nice 1st. the second will be much easier as you learn. Keep posting
I just heard about this yesterday on the water from a deck hand on the boat I was fishing. I've had many good times aboard the BG-90 with Mike and...
Very Nice !!!
Nice job Mr.
Best Clam chowder in the county !
Any suggestions for a good place to listen to some like music in Orange County. I want to take the wifey out tonight and need some help finding a...
Bump for christmas
Tommy's in Tustin, Best Poke Bowl in town !
This works great. Just switch two of the letters. One of the letters in his name, can't log on . I did it to a guy who was leaving and on his last...
Mega Baits, don't leave home with out them !
I have experienced that many times and on a larger scale when I lived in Florida.
I have seen the water completely brown with mullet and then it...
One of the best first post I have seen in a long time.
Jaredd, I couldn't have said it better. Since you wrote a spot on report I will just add some pics later. I had fun fishing with you and Jacob and...
been sold out for a while
Cool, it looks like a B.D. crew developing
Anybody on the Queen, this week end for the 1.5 leaving Friday night ?
I think Jarred, chimed in on another thread that he's in. Anybody else ?
I have been on the Legend and the Pacific Queen, when the spotter plane had been flying our area. Not sure about the Queen, but Capt. Billy told...
2 more weeks until my next 1.5 day trip on the Queen and can't wait. I hope the weather and fishing holds.
The reports are killing me. I have been 0-2 so far this season.
Legend 1.5 rough nasty weather 15-20knts of wind 7 yellows for the trip
I really like what I keep reading about Capt. Mike and the Aztec. I can't wait to get on a trip but SOL on getting on any weekend trips anytime...
Good for him, It's been a while since I have been on the BG90.
He was always really cool the times I fished with them
Hot Dog, Bradley and Jake are good guys and will take of you. Have fun !
the bunkroom on the OL is a meat locker!
I am already planting the idea of a 7-10 day next year. The wife just wanted to know how much the trip was going to cost so she could spend that...
8/24 I have a deposit on the Casta trip aboard the Pacific Queen...
Not comitted 100 % but might see ya there.
Great report and I'm sure it will sell some future trips on the Aztec.
I know I will try and squeeze a trip in this year on the Aztec.
Planning a 5 + day trip next year and leaning more towards the Rooster !
Thanks for the report.
If I was going to the Ranch, I would be more worried about what surf boards to bring.
I was on the Pacific Queen this week end and the bait was very beat up.
The deck hand said they have been dealing with it all season.
On the Prowler ?
I am on the Pacific Queen tonight.
Fished on the Legend earlier this month and would fish again.
We had a rough trip but no fault of capt, or crew. Capt. Billy kept us informed of...
I was booked on a 1.5 trip at the first of the month and your forcast for the week end was simular and I went for it anyway. The conditions were...
Nice job Derek !
Thanks for the replys everybody. That's one of many things to check off my prep list.
Does anybody know if a Passport card is sufficient vs the more expensive passport book for a 6 day trip.
That last picture is really cool.
Good report, not a bad trip . It's nice to learn about a boat and it's crew as well as the fishing . Thanks for posting.
Nice job, funny read.
I would suggest bringing some blue flex tape for you fingers and or a light weight fishing glove for your reel hand. My first five day on the...
That's great , thanks for sharing.
Nice report thanks for sharing.
That was one of the best reports I've read on here. Thanks for sharing.
Nice going on your first Yellowtail and the J.P. In those conditions.
I was on the Legend and it was tough fishing. Those late summer flat days...
I was on the Legend yesterday we were down 130 miles and it wasn't that bad in the morning. It increased thru the day and was pretty nasty. 18-20knts
Being from Florida. where you DONT eat Barracuda. When I first was asked to try some smoked barracuda here I thought the guy was nuts. Finally I...
I went in there yesterday to buy fresh line and was shocked to see 1/4 pnd spools of mono $ 15.00. Needless to say I didn't spend a dime and wont...
Sundowner Bluefin bite to 140 # on the Royal Star
Not only does your wife build you a rod. She builds one hell of a cool rod !
That thing is bitchin !
Way to go and do the work and not let a little weather detour the mission. As the first Capt. I use to deck for would say '' When it's to rough...
Small word Saluki, I grew up with Guy during grade school and Jr High. My first Sushi experience was at the Takayama's house. I had to edit the...
Stoked on my new custom Guy Takayama 9-0 .
Guy is Donalds nephew and a hell of a good shaper in is own right.
I have been using Concrete Coring Compamy for years.
Ask for Dick in dispatch
Love the Carolina Lines
Cool report and Video. Reminds me of the time I was there in 89
Mini Smoker !!!
Man that's a SLOB of a King Fish ! and nice Cobia too. Will be in Boynton soon for only a couple days hope I get to fish one of them.
Nice Job guys. Would love some smoked kind dip
Hide the spinning reels and drop the ya'll.... This coming from a East Coast transplant. Once you settle in and learn the west coat techniques...
I really liked it. I have been wanting to go to one for a while. I am sure I missed a lot of things though, there was so much to take in.
Pics I took at the show.
Going to try and make it down on Saturday.
We'll be at the Sacred Craft show in Del Mar this weekend. Come by and check out the planers in person and say hi.
I will be there and stop by.
Thanks Guys, Going to check out OEX today and Stamps is just down the street from me.
Any Stand Up Paddlers here ?
Got a taste at the Battle of the Paddle
and looking for a decent used board and paddle.
Wow that is sick, sending to all my surfing friends.
Got a Boat woodie
I am sorry, did you say something about a fork lift and a boat?
Mr Mpizzle you have the best signiture on BD !
I don't think you will be dissapointed. If I had the funds I would be jumping on board too. Oh and I have done Mammoth for the day, for...
Between the rail and house can be tight.
No I haven't fished yet this season. Getting ready to go soon though.
Probably a 1.5 in the next week or so. I will be looking for a...
Ice cold bunk room. and narrow passage ways on the sides. good crew
Great report, no pictures necessary after a write up like that.
Nice, thanks for sharing
Bringing back many good memories of fishing Jupiter, Palm Beach and Boynton Inlets back ijn the 70's & 80's
Amazing ! That should be on the Front page for the rest of the year !
Fire up the smoker ! Nice job guys.
You might find the link below helpful. My brother had a Mako 22' c.c. and we fished that boat hard and she never let us down....
Bump, gear up for summer
Laughed out loud on this one. The wife wanted to know what was so funny
Way to get it done boys!
I am sure this could turn into some classic stories from '' 70's '' thread.
It's '' That Guy ''
Can't fix stupid
Stoked for you !
He won 10k for it!
I just received a new bed today from Theo. Nice to do business with a fellow B.D.'r
My son is stoked on his new bed. Everybody is happy. Thanks...
Just bailed him out of Doggie Jail this morning $ 150.00 bucks ouch.
He sure was happy to see me though.
The end is the best part
Nice King, time to fire up the smoker.
Good on ya man I quit sept 14 and started a weight loss program I have lost 37 pounds and haven't smokes since. Keep it up the longer you go the...
Cahuilla Creek oh the memories of when it first opened
Photo's by Rick Moore
Found this shot and explains Stewarts bad start.
Be sure to post some pics. I lived in S. Fla from 79 - 89. Also check out the Boynton Inlet they are just finishing rebuilding....
Miles and miles of Intercoastal waterway. Snook Snook Snook just make sure you check the season, they are very strict.
Thanks guy's. I shot all these from the stands and yes a photo pass would be cool.
Here are some more.
Those are a very nice shots.
That is correct. I have a few more I will post. Having to resize them does them no justice.
Would have to before eating that
There is a pic on one of the moto boards of Dungey cutting over on Stewart at the start. Stewart definitely showed some maturity and...
I don't like it.
Better to regret something you did than something you didn't and you did the right thing. Good on you.
Welcome aboard brother. I lived on the Island in the 80's and fished the Inlet alot
with live bait and caught some nice size sharks, jacks and...
Surfed here many times with spinners jumping to close for comfort. Hammer Heads and Bull sharks are a whole different story.
I can see all the release flags flying now as the sporties come in the Inlet heading to Sailfish Marina, I spent 10 years there 79 - 89 fishing...
Looks like he's from Lake Park.. My old stomping grounds
Great report, on a great boat & crew
31# @ SCI
Another good one
Coffee on screen !! Seadawg, you come up with best one's keep em comin
Just as I clicked on this thread, the commercial came on the t.v.
have to have been to Hawaii to appriciate
'' Eh Brah like one beef ?''
It's all my fault. I got laid off from work in May and thought I was going to get to surf a bunch this summer and it's been the worst I can...
Easy, Tim from the Star
Lots of good times at Good times Charlies....:rofl:
Oh Yeah!! Good Time Charlies and Salty Dawg Saloon, two must do's on a trip
Had the same thing happen to me.
I still use it though with charcoal in the water pan on the very bottom.
Try Captain's Locker
10 Marina Dr.
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Tel: (562) 598-6611
Harbor/Locale: Alamitos Bay/Long Beach Marina
Nice report, sounds like a great day on the water
Do it ! Can't beat the parking at Seaforth and the boat and crew are great also.
Get there early and get a outboard bunk they are kingsize !
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It's BOTD Live !
They'll be back............and your dues are now paid. x2
Thanks for the heads up
Yes, it was. Howard was one of the Reps, I didn't get the other guys name.
I would call them 8 - 15 pnds
It was Capt. Rick. nice to meet and fish with a fellow Bloody Decker Lupe
And yes it was another good trip on the Eclipse.
I look forward to doing...
I dont have any numbers where ''they are'' and was wishfull thinking closer to the beach where it's not forcasted for a ass kicking.
This was the closest I have been able to find. Thanks to The Fishing Weatherman
I have been trying to find reports for the above area for a...
SYNOPSIS FOR FAR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST
AT 8 AM PDT...A 1009 MB COASTAL EDDY WAS CENTERED NEAR THE
NORTHERN END OF SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND...AND A...
Very well said Paul.
Hows the weather offshore ?
I have 4 tickets to the Angels vs Rangers on July 30th @ 7:05pm
Section F104 Row B seats 1-4 $ 50.00 for all 4. Pick up in Huntington Beach,
O.K. being from Florida, that was funny !!
Singer Island was my stomping grounds for many years a long time ago.
You have many options SailFish Marina is on S.I. half & full day...
Very cool Sam, We ned to hook up this summer and fish / surf Bolsa.
you can see the gulfstream on the horizon !
I have two sets of (38) pants, (XL) jerseys, kidney belt, and gloves with
two pair of Alpinestar Tech 6 Boots size 9. 1 Extreme Helmet and...
Sat 11:11 am Boy
Jesse, way to kick off this new forum. Very nice shots,
Magnitude 5.7 - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
I am on the same trip, see you there. They should be here by then.
Welcome aboard Capt. Joe. Nice job on the one man operation.
Bring a jacket the bunk room is like meat locker
Way to getr done !
Tight lines brother ! I lived on Inlet way for many years
Sept 2002 Bluefin up to 130# on the Star, Randy at the Helm.
Square grouper on the corner !
I have been there once last year in the off season. We were able to cruise right in. I have talked to a few people we have been during peak season...
Mako's are bullet proof ! My brother owned one in Florida and we fished that rig hard ! for many years. I would love to have that rig.
I too being a father of an Autistic child know what a great day this must have been for you and your family, congratulations !
Full on East coast rigg :)
The whole place looks Sano !
You might try contacting them and see if they will ship you some
I got a great deal on a Nikon D3000 at B&H Photo Video | Digital Cameras, Photography, Camcorders
Nice King !
Thanks for posting
Nice job boys !
Eclipse or Pacific Queen
One word ... Rybovich !
Nice Job !
I charterd the BG90 for a company trip and we fished SCI and were doing pretty good on the yellowtail. About 1pm Mike comes to me and says he...
Love the Ocean Master !
Worked for me.
Good on you Tino
Prices reduced !
The A&B system works great. as South Bend said.
Rods were custom wrapped at Performance Tackle
2) Calstar 196-8' Light 10 - 25 # $ 200.00
(2) Calstar 670-7' 25-30 # $ 150.00
Accuplate Frame & spool w/ 4.1 gears $ 130.00
Penn 4/0 w/ accurate narrow frame & metal spool $ 130.00
S533 4.6 W/Metal handle $ 120.00
C235 5.1 Wide, metal handle & trigger clamp $ $ 100.00
332 5.1 Narrow $ 110.00
P332F W/ metal handle, smoothie drags $ 150.00
Newell S 332 3.6 $ 100.00
Metal Handle & Trigger clamp
Calstar 6460XH Aftco Roller Guides $ 225.00
Calstar 765 H Graphite w/ stainless Guides $ 200.00
(2) Calstar 670 7' w/stainless Guides $ 175.00 ea
(2) Calstar 196 8' w/Fuji Guides $ 225.00 ea
I shouldn't have listed so much at once. I will start posting up some pics and prices. If you sent me a p.m. asking for pics. Please check back...
Rods were custom wrapped at Performance Tackle
2) Calstar 196-8' Light 10 - 25 # $ 225.00
(2) Calstar 670-7' 25-30 # $ 175.00
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