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    New Lo An 2day Report Aug 23-25th- private charter

    Most important want to thank the Drew Family & So Cal Penske group for the continued support & allowing me to organize this great work trip. Thanks to Zane, Bloody Decks, Accurate, Phenix, for all the cool raffle swag! Carl, thanks for hooking us up with all the last minute gear! Also thanks...
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    For Sale Bass Spinning, 7' Castaway Pro Sport

    7' Castaway Pro Sport Spinning Rod Good condition- $40 Action: MOD/FAST Length: 7' Power: MED-HVY Line Weight: 10 - 17 Lure Weight: 1/4 - 3/4oz. Would be a great bay rod or green bass rod for someone!
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    xtratuff 6" ankle boot longevity issues????

    Love these boots but disappointed as I just realized theyre splitting as I was exploring & cruising the local creeks during the rain.... Love the lightness of them, comfort, cool, ease of putting them on & taking them off after being in them all day. Purchased the in August 2017 so they have...
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    We Lost Jim Hernandez...

    Im saddened to say we lost "Big Jim" Jim Hernandez from The Red Rooster III back in the day... Ive only met him a few times & could talk with him for hours, he was full of stories & passion of everything fishing! I dont have details but saw him in August & everything seemed fine... His wife...
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    New Lo-An Report Aug. 4-5th. 2 Day

    [Most important want to thank the Drew Family & So Cal Penske group for the continued support & allowing me to organize this great work trip. Thanks to Zane, Bloody Decks, Phenix, for all the cool raffle swag! Carl, thanks for hooking us up with all the last minute gear! Also thanks to the...
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    For Sale 5gallon Blitz gas can $25

    5gallon Blitz gas can $25 can meet in Lakeside, El Cajon, La Mesa...
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    SOLD Rigged Trolling lure Lot

    i have 4 ahi assault jigs 3 8oz 1 6oz $10 for the lot of assault jigs for entire lot of trolling feathers, including the 3 nib in the bag we have 7 feathers, & 2 cedar plugs, purple & natural lot of trolling lures $40 located in lakeside, work in la mesa $20 for entire lot of trolling...
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    For Sale MC Slugs, New / Rigged

    Entire lot $30 The 4 rigged with the WarBait jig heads are 7" the 4 rigged on Owner twistlock hooks are 8"
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    Blue Seeker csw-908, deckhand rod

    Blue Lightning Seeker csw-908, 12-20lb, deckhand rod, custom build xflock over cork grip, simple black guide wraps. It was a custom build for Fishermans Landing. $150 no trades...
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    2- 8.5" MegaBait Sea Boz

    2- 8.5" MegaBait Sea Boz $20 for both, New, never been used
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    New Lo An Report Aug 4-6

    With the changing conditions Markus & all of us had a decision on what is going to make us happy campers on our yearly 2 day. Markus mentioned the larger bft & Clemente have moved north & didnt look promising. Well he decided to start our trip fishing The Cornados Saturday morning & head...
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    BAZOOKA ROD TUBE

    BAZOOKA PRO ADJUSTABLE LENGTH ROD TUBE $25
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    2 day charter, Aug 4-6th, NEW LO ANN, WAIT LIST, limited load

    ***PASSPORTS MANDATORY**** 2 DAY LIMITED LOAD LEAVING FRIDAY EVENING AUGUST 4TH - SUNDAY 6TH 7PM'ISH. RARE OPPORTUNITY TO FISH THE NEW LO-AN WITH A LIGHT LOAD! ITS TO SOON TO TELL BUT I MAY HAVE A FEW OPEN SPOTS ON THIS PRIVATE CHARTER. PUTTING IT OUT THERE TO SEE IF THERES ANY INTEREST AS A...
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    FAT FRIES VS. STRING FRIES, POLL, WHAT WOULD YOU PICK?

    Ok, Im taking a poll to see how others feel to see if my thoughts are the minority or if im onto something... Local seafood & burger restaurant, if you had a choice would you prefer string style fries or fat meaty fries? These fries are also used for poutine. Please play along, cast your vote &...
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    13 inch MacBook Pro 2015

    . I have a 13 inch MacBook Pro 2015. Used to only manage my home network twice. It has a 2.7 ghz dual core intel core i5 (overclockable to 3.1GHz). 256gb ssd, 8gb ddr3 ram, FULL HD RETINA DISPLAY for more pictures message me. This is new, no scratches no fingerprints nothing. New Condition...
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    solid fence stain, your experience?

    Before I purchased my home the previous owner coated the wood privacy fence through my backyard with what im assuming is a redwood colored solid stain. Well 10-15 years later needless to say the majority of the sun facing boards no longer have any finish on them anymore.... Been seeing alot of...
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    Rainshadow Complete Rod Deal @ Fishermans Landing

    Just figured ide pass the info on! I love rainshadows, great product & saw them on the cheap if youre not into building rods... FYI GUYS!' This is a deal for those that need a few rods. Was at Fishermans Landing Tackle today & they have a full bin / barrel of Rainshadow complete rods with alum...
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    Need advice, morning swell? 12-3???

    I hate navigating NOAA! Dom wants to hit The Dolphin in the morning & seeing conflicting info & dont care to put him on some potentially shitting conditions. Just a morning 1/2 day fishing out front of PL ide imagine... I understand the first link stated out to 30nm... I see zero wind out here...
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    New Lo-An Report Aug. 12-14th. 2 Day

    This is my yearly work charter & starts in early March signing contracts, getting coworkers interested & signed-up, collecting funds from everyone involved, etc... This year the co-worker aspect imploded on me with lots of folks having to backout & having to refund funds, due to hernia, broken...
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    kids & seasickness prevention, what do you use???

    My boy is going to be 7 in September. Contemplating taking him on my 2 day & hopefully I wont regret it.... He has been on many 1/2 days & really doesnt get green but has mentioned the word "im seasick" a couple times but that may have been he just wanted to hangout in the buffet lounge & not...
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    A.M 6/27 Dolphin report. TANKER & 2 40lb Flatties

    Have to work Saturday so figured id'e take advantage of a possible Monday light load morning run. Jimmy was driving & we managed to scratch-out 2 halibut out front on the chovie. Then a guy managed to trick a solid 62lb wsb weighed on a calibrated digital scale into biting a heavy blue &...
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    Never to sick to fish.....

    So had this gnarly bug for a week, contemplating urgent care Sunday but thought I was getting better, Sunday night while sleeping was violently shaking from the chills,hard time breathing, overdosed on Nyquil, 4 blankets, 2 jackets & still shivering. Needless to say was diagnosed with walking...
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    $1000 project, boat w/ hardtop & trailer...

    No affiliation but may have potential for someone who lives in Vista & has $1k burning a hole in their pocket! https://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/boa/5404166609.html
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    90gallon Tall Glass Aquarium

    This tank & stand is less than 6months old Visio 90 gallon tall glass aquarium, with a custom built enclosed stand with doors. Back glass of the tank was actually blacked-out by Advanced Aqua "Visio" themselves before taking procession of the tank. Everything is new & functional, Stand & tank in...
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    New Lo Ann 2day charter Aug 14-16th, report

    Few days before the yearly charter as usual the phone is blowing-up by the usual suspects with wanted an updated game plan. Knowing Markus is busy really didn't want to bother him but by Tuesday I make the phone call & he said he was hoping to find us some good numbers of Bluefin the first day...
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    FREE FRED HALL TICKETS, PENSKE / DREW FORD

    We still have a 1inch stack of free admission tickets for Fred Hall, stop by Penske Ford in La Mesa sales floor for your free tixs... Or any nearby Ford Store for that matter... No purchase or roadtest required...
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    NEW Striker Electronic Box w/ speakers on CL

    NEW Striker Electronics Box w/ speakers Not something you ever see on CL & sure someone who needs a e-box should be able to strike a deal... No affiliation http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/boa/4830549556.html
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    Carl, are you ok?

    Carl, are you ok???? http://www.cbs8.com/story/27740735/man-in-custody-after-running-naked-along-freeway http://www.abc15.com/news/local-news/water-cooler/naked-man-runs-along-freeway-in-la-mesa
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    Big Guns....

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    Humpback Breached only Yards from Monterey Whale Watching Boat

    Whale breach a bit too close for comfort Breaching humpback whale launches from the water in Monterey Bay and splashes down only yards from awe-struck passengers, rocking their boat October 15, 2014 by Pete Thomas Whale breach a bit too close for comfort; image sequence courtesy of ©Jodi...
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    2013 22 Wilson CC No Affiliation

    Was running down the 8 last few days & this CC kept catching my eye at Twin Anchors so I had to take a peak.. Hull design lines / high racked bow really got my attention, full transom with a bracket, First time seeing one, awesome looking rig but they're trying to get $16K & still needs...
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    2014 DREW FORD / 2DAY NEW LO-AN REPORT

    August 15th-17th Another Drew Ford Charter on the New Lo-An behind us and I’m already thinking about next year. As Shannon can attest, months of anticipation and planning goes into these trips and as usual I was driving myself, and admittedly others crazy over-analyzing the reports, counts...
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    Shimano Torium 16 vs. 20 for offshore???

    As a gift trying to decide between a Shimano Torium 16 vs a 20. This will be matched with a Rainshadow rclb70ml 20-40 lb. Only used for offshore pelagics This will be his go to stick on our 2day for all scenarios... Im not super familiar with Torium sizes & at first I was thinking the Torium 20...
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    Ali & Jason on Lets Talk Hook Up, NOW

    http://www.hookup1090.com/ Good enough on where they started, where its going.. Listen in, good info!
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    DREW FORD / 2DAY NEW LO-AN PRIVATE CHARTER, WAIT LIST....

    RARE OPPORTUNITY TO FISH THE NEW LO-AN WITH A LIGHT LOAD! THIS TRIP IS GOING TO BE FILMED / BROADCASTED BY MICHAEL FOWLKES OF INSIDE SPORTFISHING... ZANE & MYSELF ARE ATTEMPTING TO GET SOME LAST MINUTE SPONSORS ON-BOARD BUT NO PROMISES AT THIS POINT... ITS TO SOON TO TELL BUT I MAY HAVE A FEW...
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    FREE 55 gallon metal barrels

    Just as recently I have more 55 gallon barrels. Great shape with lids & no rust, use to contain brake cleaner & the area fairly new within a year old". Would be great for fuel storage, making bbq's / smokers, etc... Need them gone, not saving them, first call gets how many ever you want.. think...
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    pocket door track & hardware replacement???

    I have a pocket door for my downstairs bathroom & the 4 year old tried going through the door..... I was able to put it back on track but sticks & binds in spots now, track & hardware needs to be replaced but totally functional for now. Its old style J track style & got a bid from a company out...
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    Whitey on a Whale Carcuss underwater footage

    http://vimeo.com/75744010 <<<-----VIDEO " was volunteering with Ocean Defenders Alliance on Sunday cleaning up ghost fishing gear in the Channel Islands in California. We had great diving and brought up some rusty old lobster traps from the bottom near Santa Cruz Island, then headed back to...
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    Markus Rocked a 124lb BFT on 1.5'r 8/27

    Zane just texted me these shots of a few lucky anglers that came prepared for whats out there.... "Markus from the New Lo-An returned this morning with 34 Bluefin Tuna, 9 Yellowtail and 1 Dorado on his 1.5 day trip. 20 of the Tuna were 55 to 124 pounds!! Action is still great and loads are...
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    New Lo An 2Day Report Aug 16-18th, Drew Ford Charter

    As we boarded Markus & all of us discussed our options & game plan. We boarded the New Lo An & are welcomed by all new crew members that have a great friendly attitude & want to work, Justin, Matt, Jordan, & Mike in the galley. Mike had big shoes to fill now that Christophe was gone but came...
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    New Lo-An 2Day Aug 16-18th, WAIT LIST

    <!-- google_ad_section_start -->NEW LO-AN PRIVATE 2DAY CHARTER AUGUST 16-18TH<!-- google_ad_section_end --><!-- google_ad_section_start -->ITS TO SOON TO TELL BUT I MAY HAVE A FEW OPEN SPOTS ON MY PRIVATE CHARTER. PUTTING IT OUT THERE TO SEE IF THERES ANY INTEREST AS A FEW ARE DISCUSSING HAVING...
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    WOW! 2011 BAHAMA 41' Center Console QUAD MERCURY VERADOS 300 ULTIMATE RIG!! - $429000

    CL LINK: 2011 BAHAMA 41' Center Console QUAD MERCURY VERADOS 300 ULTIMATE RIG!! 2011 BAHAMA 41' Center Console QUAD MERCURY VERADOS 300 ULTIMATE RIG!! - $429000 (Lake Havasu City ) 2011 Bahama 41' equipped with QUAD Mercury 300hp Verados warranty till 10/15, Twin Garmin 7215...
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    FEDEX Destruction!

    Really not rod buiding related but hits close to home for many. I remember a few years back with Trelikes frustration. So ive been picking-up a few Fishing13 Omen bass rods lately from AFL & just ordered a few more. Received shipment of one today & the other is due Monday, well this is how the...
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    5-year-old Kentucky boy accidentially fatally shoots 2-year-old sister

    5-year-old Kentucky boy fatally shoots 2-year-old sister - CNN.com (CNN) -- A Kentucky mother stepped outside of her home just for a few minutes, but it was long enough for her 5-year-old son to accidentally shoot and kill his 2-year-old sister with the .22-caliber rifle he got for his...
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    CONTRACTOR INSTALLED SUB-WATER METERS IN WRONG COMMUNITY, NEED ADVISE..

    So I live in a hoa development with 7 houses, mistake #1.. Came home Friday to see new sub-water meters on all our houses. Thought nothing of it, thought it must have been Helix water district upgrading stuff... Get a call today from a contractor stating they installed all the water meters in...
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    Large CC w/ 3x 275's on 8east Freeway..

    Rare sight! Saw this ride on the freeway on my way home from work today, guy was freighting pretty good too.. Was a large Sea Vee with 3 275's "joy Ride"
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    Anacapa Island Underwater Webcam

    http://www.scubagearreports.com/index.php/how-to-gear-buying/455-anacapa-web-cam.html link to the cam footage is bottom left of page...
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    Giant Sea Bass Episode to Air on Japan's NHK

    Heres a post from Dr Bill Bushing from a dive forum I frequent. Some really cool BSB pics from Catalina on the FB link, thought ide share: "Giant Sea Bass Episode to Air on Japan's NHK I've been filming giant sea bass (Stereolepis gigas) here off Catalina Island (California) with a film...
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    Anyone Lose an Outboard in Dana Point Marina?

    Anyone misplace an Tohatsu outboard in Dana Point Marina? Well, its been found with various other items that may have fell off your boat...
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    Drew Ford 2Day Charter Report / New Lo-An 8/17-19th

    For those who know me, you've experienced firsthand how I stress about this trip every year. By the time the day comes, Shannon is ready for a permanent vacation and the rest of you are sending my calls straight to voicemail. It was great to see the counts improve dramatically in the weeks...
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    Shimano Calucutta TE400 NIB condition

    Have a Shimano Calcutta TE 400 New in the box condition! $300 Shane 619 571 9757 Rob 619 889 8100
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    NEW LO-AN PRIVATE 2DAY CHARTER AUGUST 17-19TH

    ITS TO SOON TO TELL BUT I MAY HAVE A FEW OPEN SPOTS ON MY PRIVATE CHARTER. PUTTING IT OUT THERE TO SEE IF THERES ANY INTEREST AS A FEW ARE DISCUSSING HAVING TO CANCEL.. NEW LO-AN WITH MARKUS, FRIDAY AUGUST 17TH - SUNDAY EVENING 19TH. THIS WILL BE A LIMITED LOAD "24 MAX" WHICH MAKES THIS A REALLY...
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    LIKE NEW HOLLIS F1 BAT FIN / DIVE FIN

    I HAVE A PAIR OF HOLLIS FI DIVE FINS, BEEN ON ONE DIVE! SIZE REGULAR LOCAL PICK-UP OR SHIPPED AT BUYERS COST $100 ROB 619 889 8100
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    DOM FINALLY GETS TO PLAY CHECKERS!!!

    Well with a handfull of failed catching attempts, today finally paid off. A while ago I picked-up some ghost shrimp & tried some docks but couldnt keep him from climbing all over the boats & stairs long enough to hang a fish... A few other trips to my local lake but the greenies would cooperate...
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    2 Intova IFL660 Light Torch 220lumens

    TWO INTOVA IFL660 LIGHT TORCH 220LUMENS - $60 (EL CAJON) I HAVE 2 LIGHTS, INCLUDING SOME VELCRO WRIST STRAPS & MULTIPLE PACKS OF UNUSED BATTERIES. THESE LIGHTS HAVE BEEN ON ONE DIVE $60 FOR THE LOT ROB 619889EIGHTONEZEROZERO IFL660 Torch features a concentrated 12 degree beam for...
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    Boating Accident / death Point Loma 4/28, maybe??

    Was diving the 7 fathom reef north of the green tanks today & as we were hitting the water for our second dive & 3 boats / rowing team approached us & said another boat reported to them that a sail boat was listing to one side with debris in the water, & what appeared to be 2 bodies face down in...
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    1967 28ft TollyCraft $2750

    Just trying to help a freind move this boat.. 1967 Tollycraft 28ft has twin 318's boat is a project as he just aquired it & all i know is one carb is missing. The other engine may run, he hasnt attempted to fire it off. Its a J-street marina in Chula Vista. He needs it gone so im sure he's...
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    Video, Pod of 12 Orcas Off of Palos Verdes

    Video footage from just last weekend, mile off of Marineland: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83GL5Yle4Xc&feature=player_embedded
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    Cageless Great White Dive Video @ Lupe

    I never really had any interest in getting in the water... Shannon has twisted my arm & we just completed our advanced open water, some really amazing stuff to see down there.. PL kelp, Catalina, San Clemente, etc.. Heres something I dont want to do but very cool to see someone else have the...
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    Another Ranch Leonero Trip 8-26 / 8-29

    Based upon the recent reports on The Ranch website, things weren't looking good for our upcoming trip, but we're committed at this point and going to make the best of it regardless. We flew Volaris again from TJ to La Paz. Fly into La Paz at 10am Friday & make the long trek to The Ranch...
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    UPDATE ON VOLARIS RODTUBE POLICY!!!!

    JUST FLEW INTO CABO FROM TJ ON VOLARIS AND MOST RECENT UPDATED VOLARIS BAGGAGE POLICY IS ANY SPORTING EQUIPMENT THAT EXCEEDS 5' 2" GETS A $50 BAGGAGE FEE. I BITCHED TO EVERYONE I COULD AND GOT NOWHERE ON THE ISSUE AS IT CLEARLY STATES ON THE WEBSITE...... WAS NEVER AN ISSUE IN THE PAST, ROD...
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    Drew Ford Charter 2 Day Fish Report on the New Lo-An

    This weekend marked the annual Drew Ford overnight charter which, for those of you who know me well, can attest that I stress about planning every year. This year will be our third with Captain Markus on the New Lo-An. Once again, his professionalism and experience have come through for us. I...
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    MEX PERMITS ONLINE FEDERAL VS. PACIFIC

    http://www2.ebajacalifornia.gob.mx/Pesca/index.jsp When purchasing mex permits online you have to make a "zona de pesca" selection of either Federal or Pacific. Ive pm'd a dozen or so on BD & get different response from everyone & they are confident they made the right selection!!! Does...
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    PRIVATE CHARTER AUGUST 19-21. 2 DAY- NEW LO-AN

    <TABLE style="BORDER-COLLAPSE: collapse" borderColor=#000000 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=5 width=700 align=center background=../media/site_graphics/background.jpg border=1><TBODY><TR bgColor=#e1e1e1><TD noWrap align=left>New Lo-An</TD><TD noWrap align=middle>2 Day Limited Load </TD><TD noWrap...
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    94 FORD EXPLORER ROCKCRAWLER

    Guys im posting this for a freind I work with. He's into his boat now & wanting to ditch the desert toys. 94 Ford Explorer RockCrawler, 2door - $4500 (La Mesa) All the add on stuff, lift, gears, tires are newer & installed within the last few years & not a daily driver for myself so all in...
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    RJ GOT THE FLAT KIND TO CHEW THIS MORNING!

    6/26 Looks like RJ on New Seaforth had some biters this morning! Just got this picture from a close friend, his son is on the far left.. Looks like the hali's were hungry today! Also heard Carl was doing well too, but Phatboat Jon needs a longer gaff... Sorry buddy!
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    JUNE 25-30 FISH EASTCAPE OR CABO, CANT DECIDE!!!

    Shannon has to take a vacation last week of June & trying to decide on a last minute getaway. Really having a hard time trying to figure out if the fishing is better in Cabo right now or East Cape.. Any more recent fish reports on either area may help me lean a certain direction.. Some insight...
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    Tuna Burger recipe / tuna meatballs...

    Ok a few of you from the BD picnic asked me to post the recipe of my yellowfin tunaballs, this is the original tuna buger recipe which is also a great option. I just made the yellowfin tunaballs to feed more people... I used way more chips than the recipe calls for, roughly 2-4 cups Probably...
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    BEST EXTERIOR HOUSE PAINT SUGGESTIONS

    Came home from work yesterday & grabbed a putty knife & wire brush & started prepping some white exterior facia & trim & siding for some new paint.. Started researching paint & now my head is spinning! Tons of mixed reviews on the internet & looking at Shermin Williams "Duration or Super...
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    Varmac D4-7 green Dragon

    Far from perfect but good enough for my standards! Not the best choice of hobby when you have zero patients like myself.. So Shannon picked up a Varmac D4-7 and all the components from Joey at Squidco as a x-mas stocking stuffer. This is my third build as I slammed together two RainShadow rclb...
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    1993 32 foot Thor Columbus - Desert Ready

    Desert season is here and this rig is desert proven and desert ready! Very clean inside and out! here's what it has: - 44k miles on fuel injected Chevy 454 - Onan 5.5 Emerald Generator Set with 450 hrs on it - Hydro. Leveling Jacks - Class 3 hitch - Dual a/c - Satellite System...
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    At&t Uverse experiences????

    Hey guys I know this has been touched on but guys knocking on my door again & Shannon is biting! Seems like internet is faster which is a huge plus for Shannon. Would hate to make the switch & then be disapointed. Want to know about your first hand experiences, the good & the bad please. The 450...
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    Rancho Leonero 9/23 - 9/29

    First of all want to thank everyone for all the info & answering all my questions during the long journey of planning for this trip! Im still confused about Volaris but overall it was a great experience, I was overweight on fish & had 2 coolers & was not charged any additional overage fees. Got...
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    Capt Markus Rocks!!! Drew Ford Charter 8/20

    Be patient guys post to follow, BKII is cleaning up my chicken scratch & turning it into a novel, post will be up in a few minutes... We all know the offshore scene has been more miss than hit lately, and as charter master for the yearly Drew Ford 1-day, the pressure was on this year like no...
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    Volaris & length of rod tube?

    I already booked TJ to La Paz Sept 23 - 29th.. Im headed to The Ranch! Curious on what everyones experience has been on transporting rod tubes on Volaris. Guy I just spoke with on the phone from Volaris stated that overall length of rod tube must be 78inches / 6.5 feet. I want to bring a 7foot...
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    Dominator 2day leaving 6/18

    Dominator has a 2day leaving this Friday 6/18 & returning late Sunday 6/20 Food Included. Permits and Drinks are extra $399 Frank or Anthony 619-884-9326 Tell'em you saw it on Robs post on BD! There's going to be a raffle for a free 1.5 day trip! <TABLE style="WIDTH: 170px; HEIGHT...
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    AM EastCounty Greenie

    After a hard frustrating long week at work I finally found an apportunity between house chores & changing diapers to make a really quick run to one of the local lakes before the curtain climber woke up! It paid off & it was great to finally pull on some fish! Went to El cap & first & second...
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    Giant tuna fetches $177,000 at Japan fish auction

    Giant tuna fetches $177,000 at Japan fish auction <CITE class=caption>AP &#8211; Retailers stand about fresh tunas during their first business at the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, Tuesday, &#8230; </CITE> <CITE class=vcard>By SHINO YUASA, Associated Press Writer Shino Yuasa...
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    Pod of Blue Whales, Coronado Area

    Very cool to see these large Blues off our coast in large numbers from what ive heard. 2 video links: Video Landing Page - San Diego, California News Station - KFMB Channel 8 - cbs8.com...
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    Whats going on in Mission Bay?? Huge barge..

    After the gurl & I left Kabuki in a sushi coma we witnessed some drama on the water. Turned right out in front of Marios to get a better look.. Anybody know whats going on?Just some dredging maybe? This is just outside Mariners Point. Coast Guard ship, 2 tugs, quite a few skiffs involved in...
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    Ninja Bass Session

    Was invited to fish an undisclosed location with Pete & Will. Was tied & blindfolded before the trek so dont ask, Was sworn to secrecy.. Average size fish but they were aggressive lastnight! Got them drop-shotting robos, senkos, baby brushhogs, & bass assassins! Very fun to say the least!
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    Prepping tuna bellies for smoking

    Ive got a ton of bellies I need to smoke! Ive done bellies before & cut the membrane off & also cut the skin off so I had straight meat.. Do most of you just get the membrane off & leave the skin & fin section intact? Peel the skin off after smoking? Any great recipes for smoking bellies?
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    8/28 Dominator Massacre

    Topped off the bait tanks & cleared the point by 9 as Franky re-assured us that we had 150 scoops of cured bait in the slammer below deck. Originally this trip was suppose to be a 3day but a 2day was all I needed, walked off the boat just beat & exhausted home by midnight & all fish on ice ready...
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    URGENT: Dominator 2-Day Leaving ASAP

    Due to lack of landing support The Dominator had to cancel a 3 1/2 day leaving (Thursday Aug 27) but still wants to try to get out (Friday Aug 28) for a two day (returning Sunday evening). Need 12 guys to make a "will run" trip. $400 includes meals and permits (max load 20). Contact me...
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    My 09 New Lo-Ann 1day Charter

    Going to keep it short, got down at the docks Friday night kinda discouraged with the recent counts & rainy conditions. Got a call from Tish saying Markus wants us on The New Lo-Ann asap for an early departure, load up with bait & clear the point around 8:30 - 9:00... As were loading bait Markus...
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    Whitey on The Fly Rod

    CHECKOUT THE VIDEO LINK: http://gmy.news.yahoo.com/vid/14703471 Outdoors Fisherman releases great white By Ed Zieralski Union-Tribune Staff Writer 2:00 a.m. July 21, 2009 Ocean fly-fishing guide Conway Bowman has stared into the eyes of giant mako sharks as he unhooked a fly from their...
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    Anybody feel the quake???

    Im out in El Cajon & felt it! MAG DATE LOCAL-TIME LAT LON DEPTH LOCATION y/m/d h:m:s deg deg km </pre> 4.0 2009/07/11 07:34:44 32.732N 117.546W 18.5 30 km (19 mi) WSW of La Jolla, CA </pre>
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    Laptop Toshiba vs. Hp

    Getting ready to pull the trigger on a laptop from Costco... Looking at the HP & the Toshiba. Any thoughts between the two brands would be appreciated. A coworker dabbles is computer repairs & has said he has seen quite a few Toshiba failures due to overheat issues. Here are the links for the...
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    Loan Modification???

    Do you guys have any first hand info on the Obama Bill loan modification & outcomes. I know allot of people that have purchased in the peak of the market & struggling, & just now starting the process! A co-worker hasnt paid his condo payment in 5 months. After providing hardship letter & all...
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    World-record yellowfin may be on the hook

    World-record yellowfin may be on the hook By Ed Zieralski, Union-Tribune Staff Writer 9:25 a.m. June 11, 2009 SAN DIEGO &#8212; It looks as though the Point Loma-based sportfishing fleet has saved the biggest for last: Capt. Andy Cates on the Red Rooster III reported Thursday that one of...
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    What size BigHammers in SdBay

    Headed out Sunday morning! A co-worker just purchased a 16foot aluminum centerconsole/skiff & asked me to take him out & show him the ropes of boat operation & help him build some confidence... My question is about the fishing not the boat... Its been a lonnnngtime since ive fished SD Bay from...
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    Caldera Spa

    I have a Caldera spa. Needs new siding, I would imagine the siding will fall apart as we move it. The tub & mechanics of the spa are working great. Mentioned to my moms neighbor the electrician I wanted to get rid of the spa to install an outdoor bbq / kitchen, he gutted the 220 from the spa...
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    Laptop vs. Desktop experiences????

    Ive been contemplating getting rid of my desktop which ive had for over 8 years & still fast & trouble free. Would be nice to just eliminate some clutter around the house so contemplating a laptop... Been hearing allot lately from friends who had their laptops prematurely shit the bed &...
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    Another boat stolen...

    This shit sucks! Everyones working hard & trying to get ahead during these tough times... Just saw this on craigslist: GOT A GREGOR BAJA SPECIAL OR SIMILAR BOAT??? (SAN DIEGO) Reply to: [email protected] [Errors when replying to ads?] Date: 2009-05-10, 3:07PM PDT MY...
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    JX 6/3 MC - Spectra Advice for Slingin Iron

    Those of you that saw my last post know, I have a GUSA 10footer... Took Corbs advice & picked up another JX to strictly throwing iron....:nutkick: I only fish spectra with really short flouro topshots when it comes to bait fishing, & wanted to try this concept with the jig but with a super short...
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    10ft Hasting/Graphite - USA jigstick, which reel?

    So this is a brand new 10foot stick & having a hard time deciding what reel to hang on this one. Was told that this was a limited run of 10 rods & not in production, The blank does look like it has the root beer brown color to it as in the Hastings website. I already have a Calstar graphite 900...
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    Calicos @ Catalina

    So Neither Shannon nor I have ever been to Catalina so after a long day at The FHS we made a last minute decision to jump on the Catalina Express & head over. Had a nice dinner at Armstrongs & got some really needed sleep! First thing jumped on the sub-tour & then The Airport In The Sky Tour...
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    Spots didn't know it was raining and we didn't care!

    We weren't even going to fish today because of the weather, but overall it turned out to be a great day. San Diego Bay consistent scratch at the spotties and even caught a few small flatties. Never rained on us once. Girlfriend found the sweet spot and once again out fished me!!
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    Institute proposing fish farm in federal waters

    Institute proposing fish farm in federal waters Five miles west of Mission Beach, scientists hope to build a floating ranch for millions of fish that would eventually land on dinner plates across the country. Aquaculture specialists at the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute in San Diego...
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    BD sighting Then D-Bar gave me the bird!

    Had to work this morning, So was on the 8 west just before La Mesa & was admiring the Bdr's rig but what mostly caught my eye was the bad ass meat grinder hanging off the side! No more than a minute after leaving the boat behind me I look to my left & see D-Bar going from the usual 90mph to a...
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    Tiny Spots 1/04

    My lovely & beautiful girlfreind :D has been quite the sport lately & has been wanting to fish more than me lately.. After a few skunk sessions at Jennings we decided wtf lets try the bay scene! Just a few hours on the water & farmed quite a few but still a fun day with my gurl! Tiny spots but...
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    American Angler has a few over 300+ lbs

    Was @ M&M Rods this morning & Big D mentioned that the AA has some bigens! Thought id'e share the report off AA's site: Wed. Dec. 31, 2008 THE LAST FISH REPORT OF 2008 You know we haven't been catching very many fish the last few days but they have been some Big Boys. Today we only...
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    This boat hauler rolled in my dealership today..

    Bullhorns & diesel stacks, This takes some balls...
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    Happy B-Day Maggie

    Happy B-Day Maggie "nunyabizness", Hope you have a great one!
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    Holiday 3.5day 7/10

    Last minute decision, tired of internet fishin so im off! Looks like a promising trip, plenty of days to make something happen! Anyone else on this one?:finger:
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    Crunch time! Need advise! Which Boat!

    Looking to book a 1 day company charter, not many openings left for fishing the weekends during the prime months... I havent been on any of these rigs except for The New Lo-Ann. About 20-25 guys at this point Thanks for the advise! SeaForth: Aztec Dominator Point Loma: BlackPearl New...
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    Tech Support - Girlfriend7.0 vs. Wife1.0

    Dear Tech Support: Last year I upgraded from Girlfriend 7.0 to Wife 1.0. I soon noticed that the new program began unexpected child processing that took up a lot of space and valuable resources. In addition, Wife 1.0 installed itself into all other programs and nowmonitors all other system...
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    Guys Big Bite Jalepeno / Apricot preserve sauce on Salmon

    You guys are watching football & im watching Food Network...:gayfight: I have not tried it yet but looks like a winner! Jalapeno garlic apricot sauce over Salmon:drool:<!-- BEGIN 2 tablespoons oil 2 jalapenos, cut into rings 1 tablespoon garlic, minced 1/2 cup white wine 3 tablespoons...
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    Info needed vintage Penn 85 Seaboy, worth anything???

    Im asking for a friend at work. He says he was at an estate sale & got his hands on new "vintage" , never used, in box,with instruction manual, Penn 85 Seaboy. He was wondering if its worth anything & if it is, what direction to take or contacts? He seems to think its vintage / worth something...
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    Shogun Report Aug 30th-4th

    Here's a report from Jan Howard the Braid rep on my recent trip. She sums the trip up quite well, so Im not even going to attempt... Paying My Dues We know we can’t have a great trip every time we go fishing so it’s common to refer to a...
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    1 day Albacore trip, pics...

    Just another Drew Ford charter on the Apollo. Left SI & headed str8 west, 60 mile bank from what I was told, US waters. Scratch type fishing, every stop would get a few fish. First bait in the water was they key, they would even bite the 40lb!!! Biggest albie went 44lbs. but all quality toads...
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    Shogun Labor Day trip, whos in???

    I signed up on the Shogun for a 5 day leaving August 30th, anyone else on the trip?
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    Anyone with rental property, need info...

    Im contemplating the idea of putting my house in El Cajon up for rent... I just wanted some resources / reccomendations from someone who does this on a regular basis. Not sure if most use a property management company to screen / acquire tenants if so who??? Without putting an add on craigs...
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    Happy Birthday Jamie Shaw!

    Happy Birthday Jamie & hope that knee heals soon, so you can get back on the pond!
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    Q105 website

    Everyone will need passports to fish mexican waters as of Dec 31, 2007:1041677399: :_smack_:GAY!!!
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    El cap 4/19/07

    Fished El Cap for just a few hours from 4 -6 , freakin wind made it tough!! My buddy Ryan & I ended up with 9 fish & heres my hog for the day.
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    Cuda, want some of this....

    Cuda, want some of this...
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    2speed rod/reel reccomendations???

    Planning on 5-7 day this season & im needing a 2 speed in my arsenal, for hopefully some bigger tuna 75+lbs. Im sure this has been beat up many times on this site but way to many options & a spendy purchase so i want to make the right purchase & get the most bang for my buck & the right balance...
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    Best Divorce Letter Ever

    Click on it a few times to make it readable Classic!!!:beerbang::finger::rofl:
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    has anyone fished the Islander?

    I want to head-out for a multi day trip, most boats are full! The Islander has a few spots on a 3 day leaving 9/1, any thoughts on this boat or any other suggestions? The long Labor day weekend works-out great with the work schedule give or take missing a few days!
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    1day Apollo 8/19

    "short version" private charter 25 anglers Left SI friday night & as we cleared the point the fleet turned left & we turned right, :104167739wtf are we going to fish La Jolla! In the morning we were around the 43 & just north we can see Clemente. We ended up with 50 yellowtail & 40 Dorado all...
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    straight spectra / no topshot

    Going on a 1 day friday night on the Apollo & taking the calico rod too, I have a Terramar m with a Diawa Luna 300. Has anyone run straight spectra with just a 5 foot flouro leader? Im new to the spectra thing, I'm thinking I wont need a topshot & just a flouro leader will be fine with the rats...
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    Piano wire / surface iron ???

    Has any heard of using stainless steel leader "piano wire" with your surface irons tied to a welded ring??? theory is a pendulum effect i guess, more action to the jig..... Just wondering if i'm the only one who has heard of this, or is it common for some...
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    Best Ceviche ever!!!!! / Its a must try

    I found this recipe in 1996 & it really is to die for!!! Just follow the recipe & at the end you can tweak it to meet your taste buds adding more salt " it will need more salt" or lime, Ive added lots more lime at times to give it more of a bite! I have also made it with bottled lime / lemon...