Need 2 sections of 1.5 “ 6061 tube welded. Simple, straight forward, I’ll already have the angles cut. Any recommendations in San Diego for a...
Got it all squared away. Fresh gas, sea foam no bueno. Took it to Oceanside Marine and they had carbs rebuilt and sync’d in short order. The tech...
A friend has a purple one. Loves it for wahoo
have 99 Honda 40 hp tiller OB. Got the dreaded ethanol carb issues I think. Any recommendations for a good mechanic in the greater San Diego areas...
Sounds like an explosion
Sunscreen, an spf hoodie, brimmed hat. Take some of your own favorite snacks. Boat lunches are ok, nothing to write home about. Lodge food is...
If I bought it I’d be getting divorced.
Weighing my options......
I don’t think it’s losing that’s the issue. It’s the manner in which some lose
I doubt many businesses give a sheet about what you post on bloody decks. Over the years its been known as whiners central.
Still a good site...
The jettys are always in the same place
The same neanderthals that value rhino horn, ivory, bear gall bladders. Therin lies the problem. People that drive the market for their black...
With SALE prices.
At some point it makes more sense to go to Catalina Seafoods for fish. At some point
VHF, safety gear
A dab of 5200 ?
Read your policy and see what it says about after market parts. There’s your answer. If it doesn’t say anything then you have a beef
Don’t do it
That kind of bullshit deserves to be outed. Name the boat and deckie
Just needs some speargun turrets
Don’t try to put it on as tight as you would pack a conventional reel. You can warp the spools of some baitcasters. Not that I’d know anything...
And use locknuts
I went out of sheepshead Bay years ago on and open party boat. Great bite on strippers and bluefish. It was a bit different in that the decks were...
Go big or stay on the porch
Everything looks great.......so long as the top wrap is black
With a cattle prod
A lot of Muskie lures get pretty big
Many will see the increased dock space as a great place to eat lunch
Paint it black....stealth bug poacher right there
Did you by any chance use PT ply the last time you redecked? That can cause corrosion in aluminum
He was cleaning up seaweed....umm yea, ok
I wet some burlap bags with sea water, throw them on top of the bugs in the cooler and then process them in the morning. Bugs stay alive
When you send it back strip the guides. Manufacturer won’t need them
Bumping 38 years here. “Yes Dear” works well.
If I use anything it’s vet wrap I get from the feed store.
I wouldn’t know ......but it wouldn’t surprize me. Root around the Internet, I’m sure there are forums
They really look like Muskie lures. Mostly topwaters.
See my pic
I’m guessing this boat hasn’t seen 10 bug nets piled in the bow
I’d be inclined to fly to PV and fish for YFT even if it’s just a 12 hr charter
Get a reel seat that fits over the butt section.
My thought too. North island is ringed with concrete debris rip rap. It doesn’t take an Einstein to think they put rubble under the breakwater as...
Two captains not paying attention
Looks like a total gut n rebuild is in order
Not unusual.....next time you might limit in 2 pulls
Went to glorietta bay ramp Saturday about 4pm. Watched boat ramp follies while waiting. Finally launched only to find my preferred spots were...
Splice the loops.
Of course whatever happens the natives won’t be affected by it. They will continue doing what they want
Put Loops in your lines and do a loop to loop connection when you need longer lines. Make your loops at least 12” long so you can pass the coiled...
Nah......HUK is the stuff they are wearing there now
Put a wind on and go cast it. That’s the best way to evaluate it
Don’t get sprint.
Well yakkers, bug season is approaching. Hopefully you all have some nav lights rigged . I usually see a number every year, out bugging at night,...
The worst was in high school when we would nick a bit of this and that from our parents bottles, mix it all together and get buzzed at the river
I couldn’t tell you if old rods with shot out wraps are worth more but.....they are FISHING RODS and it sounds like you fish them. So..rewarap em,...
If fish solo a lot. Frigging good my throwable will do me....I wear an inflatable though
Ive been using the basic black cages. I secure the lids with 4 zip ties. Works well for me, 3 cages messed up in the last 5 years but I was able...
Personal preference. I’ve put a number of reel seats on jig sticks for use with the TranX. They are downlocking to keep the heel of ones hand off...
launched out of Dana landing at 6am today. Was hoping for some calicos but no nada. Hit a number of spots that turned up whitefish and ok sized...
Looks like a couple sumo yo-yo irons I have with welded rings.......too light of a gauge welded rings
I usually go with swivel above everything to help avoid twist
Roy rose knot for droppers
20 lb breakaway on sinker
Large zip lock full of swimbaits, 4” +
Lead heads, phenix weedless, 1-2 oz
A Few surface iron
Your bass rod/reel should be able to...
Subway or a Mikes on my boat. Burgers on up on a sporty depending on length of trip
Just spent 3 days in San Quintín. No problema
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Used shimano scorpion 1501. Left handed. Comsmetics 7-10, some rash on top see pics. Mechanical 9-10
I know you want to avoid the drive but I’ll second fishing the lagoon. About 10 years ago flyfished for tarpon there in the mangroves. Nothing...
That’s what I was thinking , nearing the lower portion of #38 before the river
1 I’d leave a small gap....but whatever you like is what you do
2 I’d wrap that guide on the ferrule if i Wasn’t able to fudge the spacing to...
4 months in N Minnesota on a 110 k acre lake. I’m driving, that’s long range
Gramps is savage :appl:
I’m thinking more along the lines of.....
What other bs will be attached to this law
What other laws will be in the works down the road they may...
Be careful what you wish for. In the end these laws cut both ways. Sometimes it takes a few years to feel it.
That went great with my morning coffee
Check the marine weather report before you go. Start out on relatively calm days. Spend sometime on your boat before venturing offshore 40-50...
Yep, the tax revenue is just too attractive to the powers that be
The longer the trip the more patient the folks generally are. Long trips tend to weed out the butt heads
I love the larger baitcasters. Last cedros trip we were primarily using lexa, Komodo and revo toro 60’s. Yellowtail to 30 lbs. bait ,flat falls...
Another option is rent one of the Seaforth skiffs in SD bay or Mission bay
Shawn’s driving the legend again?
If your shopping for an antenna the higher dB of gain the better but you are still stuck with antenna height .
This link will give you a good...
Passport and license. I like to get my license online that way I can print out a couple extras. There is no provision for getting a replacement mx...
Grundens Guage pants have worked well for me. I probably have 6 seasons on a pair fishing and bugging. Still going strong. I did replace the...
To be sure you could check out the level wind guide with a magnifying glass or pull a piece of your old panty hose through it and se if it snags...
Winch with post , needs strap and ubolts. 40 bucks
Set of roller bunks , needs ubolts. 40 bucks
Notice the back right is slightly...
Torrey pines. Catch a mess of surf perch and yfc
Our cedros group has been using Costco type soft coolers for several trips. They work well and pack pretty good in a Cessna Caravan
My aren’t you optimistic
Go, have fun. Yellows and calicos are there year round
Over the years ive checked pawn shops from time to time. Fishing stuff, construction tools etc. the ones I’ve checked out in the SD are usually...
Some will think I do it the wrong way, but it works for me. I mix the shit out of my epoxy, I get bubbles in it. I coat all the guides etc and get...
My ford truck was assembled in Kentucky or Tennessee.A lot of the parts are offshored though. By some of the logic here I should just buy a horse...
I used a bazooka tube once. It’s 3 or 4” abs homemade tubes now.
Been there. There’s ice in the boats at COA
Percentage starts at 2O%. It goes up or down depending on attitude/service NOT catching. Attitude is king
The more beat up they are the better they seem to work
“I have those reels for sale” um yea, right
Put a spinning reel on it. Fish it reel up. No one will notice the bend
Was in cedros last summer. Panga skipper had one and it regularly caught #30 yellowtail. Lots of fun on that reel
There is no shortage of stupid voters in CA
looking for a used galvanized boat trailer. Single axel. Boat is a 18’6” Lund Alaskan skiff. 40 hp Honda. I’m not against something that needs...
Ive seen them put numerous boats on the trailer over the years. But I imagine circumstances, size boat, etc may come into play
Been using a heat gun for years.
I don’t have a problem with my Avets. Never needed anything other than regular cleanings like the rest of my reels.
I get dropped off.
Don’t ask don’t tell
Or competition or customer
I ordered a couple bearings and oil about 12 years ago.....still waiting
In other words.....it might be open for lobster opener
Glue a cap on one end and tape a cap on the other end. OR glue a cap on one end and glue a female adapter on the other then screw a male plug...
Black abs in whatever size you need. Never had one broken
Check websites and such and learn the regular prices then make your decision
Been to Kodak a few times. You don’t need to stay in the town of Kodak. I know Larsen Bay has a couple of lodges/ guides some of the other...
Bottom pic left wrap is my choice.
I’d put my money on September
I guess it depends on what your fishing for and technique too. When dropping down bottom fishing smaller diameters mean less sinker weight to get...
Big game or pline here. The others mentioned work fine too
I use a 50 lb shimano scale.
Yep.....looks like another pu truck
The pilot house is nice when you are running, it sucks when you are fishing. But I had a 20 not a 24.
I have Kaiser insurance. Spent a night in a clinic in Cabo after really hosing my knee. Paid 3k bill Amex. Had a check from Kaiser abt 1 week...
100 yards or so of mono on top of braid for surface iron. Everything else is straight braid with flouro leaders of varying short lengths. No mono...
One can only “feel like they stole it” if one did the stealing.
Tinned wire, crimp and solder, heat shrink
I agree with shorter rods. 6’ for bait/bottom maybe drop down to 8’ for surface iron. Lower gearing or 2 speeds might be good for some but I seem...
I second Joshua Tree. If your a little more self sufficient, carry water, the boulders north of the campground make cool spots. Go mid week...
Of course, its CA, the only ones with rights sre the scumbags
I’d be looking at getting a suppressor
And print out multiples in case you lose one or get it wet etc
So long as your present drone is cool with you going fishing, golf, shooting etc. I’d keep her.
Finding and breaking in a new one is costly,...
Could be a Fenwick also. Is it one or two piece? Not sure they made one piece 9 footers back then though
I’ll message you if the first guy bails
Yes, embroidery thread does have silicone on it. That’s why one needs several coats of cp and put a piece of the thread in the finish when you mix it.
I’ve pretty much given up on it. Too many flakes, set up a time to meet then no show no phone call.
Sadly the guv cut funding for mental health decades ago. That and aclu and other groups that have made it harder to compell someone to get help....
[ATTACH] I have about 50 assorted rolls of embroidery thread. Free to someone starting out in rodbuilding. It’s embroidery thread so you’ll need...
Not only do the skb’s take up too much room, they fall over in rough weather with rods in the frigging launchers and the owners tend to push other...
I do my own. Take pictures with your phone as you go if in doubt
I’ve done 4 trips to cedros using COA. Always a good time, good fishing, good food, decent accommodations. I’ve no reason to change. Jose will...
Look at some of the LR boats websites schedules. Some do have early season short trips. Iirc the American Angler used to do several. The problem...
If the rear window opens put some pipe insulation on the rods and stick em out the rear window
Looks like a dog shark. Most folks shave their butts and teach them to walk backwards
It’s going to be gudebrod thread. Can’t recall which number. If it’s for a repair cut off the guide and match the color from the underside of the...
Some thick wall aluminum tubing from recycling resale yard, and a 45 dollar folbe block.
Take the tubing to a muffler shop and have them put a...
Generally I’ll butt hook a dine. I think it swims away a bit better
What happens on the boat, stays on the boat.
Food saver is great if you remember it’s not a commercial machine and will need to cool periodically if your processing a bunch of stuff. Got...
[ATTACH] As it is now the gd seal boat gets access but no one else does. They pretty much act like they own the ramp when it is open
What’s the NFL? And why should I care
It’s just the way some people are. They can’t or won’t find their own fish, patties, structure etc. it’s sad. I set up on a small rock pile Sunday...
I got 2 . Not the early season numbers I like but hey.....that’s fishing
If this is global warming I'm all for it!
Plan on motor ,outdrive, wiring, stringers?, trailer tires, brakes, fuel tank?, deck.
Been out of town for a few months now. Planning on hitting the bay weekdays after opener for bugs. Any update on the ramp? Closed completely? One...
We got free 7 day card at otay in august
A good freind is retired F&G. Retired because he got so GD tired of writing EIR's, environmental impact reports, and not doing any real F&G...
I'd go with 65 spectra.
This could get costly
Either will work fine. The tranx will be great. I used a lexa 400 and a revo toro 60 more fun and comfortable than a conventional reel.
Iirc the unibutt lengths only change according to the ferrule size. #1 being shortest and smallest dia ferrule up to #4 being largest and longest....
Is it a unibutt, store a butt, or just the slotted butt cap?
It's a fly in panga fishing deal. Of course it's not long range and who cares. Boycott away......I'm going again in 2019
The vast majority of private boaters don't crowd the sporties just as the majority of sporties don't drop anchor next to private boaters. But it...
Hopefully if you buy a one ton your smart enough to get a class 5 hitch.
Name that boat......
if I was really limited I would pick 3. A 10 lb rod for bay fishing. A 7'6" 20-50 with a lexa 400/ revo toro for kelp/islands. A calstar 6480 or...
It's all fun and games until the tail starts wagging the dog
I'm going in the opposite direction in the ho-dom kingdom. I know what I use for x,y or z and much of it crosses over to different species/...
Get on you tube. Tons of vids for about any " how to" maintenance stuff.
In general...if it comes with studs for a clamp it gets a clamp. I don't find a clamp gets in the way or is a hassle to set up
Find what works for you. I could never get used to a harness and plate, using the rail just feels , and is,more comfortable and mobile for me....
Do yourself a favor and open it up and at least give the roller clutch brg a spritz of oil or corrosion x. Like my curado, this seems to be the...
Mag bay no question
It was our groups third trip to Cedros through Jose and Cedros Outdoor Adventures. Once again we were not disappointed. The fish cooperated, the...
Caught on a pencil popper
I have 2 small chest freezers in the garage. One for fish and such and one for lobster bait and overflow from the other freezer.
Just a thought. I had a sort of similar issue with my skippy with a 350 motor. Turns out the carb needed the thick gasket between it and the...
It was always my understanding that the moving line cuts the stationary line. Freespooling mono will cut spectra
Cutting the gas tank with an axe.....priceless. notice the cane poles?
I'd remove the ducer. Get a 6"x2' piece of 3/4" hdpe, cut it to conform to the bottom profile of your boat screw and caulk it on. That way you can...
Done. I'm not holding my breath though.
Tampons don't fix PMS
Before websites took off we had usenet/newsgroups. You found the same folks there that you do here and other social venues. You have the good...
When I was out on the queen I got one on a glow. Blue was working too. The guy in the shop at the landing recommended glow also
Some kind of sucker/parasite. Someone mentioned sucker shark
Casualties......break offs, some got spooled. I got a #75 on #50 lb test a buddy got a 100+ on #50 also. He got worked! 40 wouldn't do it and 50...
It's real hard to get a 100 lb yellowfin on 2 or 3 day trips it of SD. Up your length to 10 days and you got a real real good chance!
Capt Gavin and the crew were great to fish with. Started fishing abt 6:30 am. Had a slow but steady bite on bluefin till about 3:30 when we headed...
I've had two ford v-10's . F250 and 350. Not a lick of problems. Towing horses , boats.....plenty of power.
Just fish it as is
free e-tampons available here ❤️
7 ' rods help keep the line from rubbing the boat hull when you have the fish at color and it's doing circles.
This.....get yourself some ABS pipe in the diameter you want. Get a cap, female adapter and threaded male plug. Cheaper than most any thing you'll...
Yea......he was a major douche
Oh....I'm sure Braid has a knockoff
Nice bug..........they make good chowdah
If it's anything like my 300 the large roller bearing is prone to seizing if you don't strip it and oil it after every other trip
I've gone twice. Will be there again 8/21-8/25. Cedros Outdoor Adventures, good outfit! August has always been yellowtail and calicos
I've gone twice in august. Cedros outdoor adventures.....good outfit! At that time its been yellows and calicos.
190 to watch the chargers or about the same for a 3/4 day with lunch.......not a hard decision to make
Room temp is a factor too. If your working in an Un heated garage stuff will take longer to kick. In run a space heater in my room and get it up...
Nice poachers radio.
If your present boat is a financial burden a larger boat is going to bend you over x10.
I started with a 12'. Jumped to a skippy 20. Now I have an 18' skiff and couldn't be happier. Keep your skiff, use it awhile.
I take a cal star 6480 with JX for yellows, bait Yoyo surface. For calicos I use a psw809h with a toro 60.....,because the yellows can and will...
It's a small narrow inlet to the intra coastal waterway. Small boats only. Pretty good current runs on tide changes. Game fish, snook redfish,...
Redfish and snook. Boats have drifted that inlet for years with no problems. I lived there from 76-89. No one had a problem with each other
McMaster-Carr has what you need
Well, got an august trip planned with cedros outdoor adventures. 3rd time with them. Sucks for the fleet though, I enjoyed stopping there on the...
That pretty much shuts out the SD fleet
Weren't they supposed to move the SD bay break wall out and do ramp work about 10 years ago?
The ramp at glorietta bay in S San Diego bay had a hose bib up towards the street at one point.
Havent been the in a couple years so I don't know...
One other thing. Become farmiliar with the lien laws. Not complicated but good to know. If you pay on time not an issue. If your subs don't pay...
Retired GC here.
Good Subs have GC's that keep them busy. You won't nessesarily be priority.
You need to know every step of building and how they...
Hindsight......ain't it great
I gave the salute last week to some mofo with the sticker on the 15 that cut me off, almost took my front bumper off. It wasn't to say hi though
No worries. Beautiful place. If I didn't live in SoCal I'd live in the AVI !
I winged it on bareboat sailboat charters we did in years past. Sailfish and barracuda on the troll. Snappers and such on reefs. Bonefish on flats...
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We used to have a cabin in Moonridge. Only used it in winter. Renters were inconsiderate twits and management companies not much better. Sold...
I throw in a vote for Kodiak too. Not only do you have halibut you also, depending on your timing, can get several species of salmon. King,...
Handheld waterproof vhf in addition to your mounted radio. And EPIRB is also a good idea if your going outside very far. If things go south...
It's not modern cast control but......tightening the spool tension has worked as CC for decades
I guess anything possible but ......I'd find it a bit of a stretch that someone would go to the trouble to counterfeit side plates.
Got a tri tip in the smoker. Should be ready about 4
Sear it for a minute on each side. Drizzle with thinned wasabi
Better yet. Pick a poke recipe that appeals to you.
Nice ride.......were you short changed genetically in some dept?
I've had very good luck with the double uni up to and including #40. After that I prefer a sleeved connection.
I wish mine would do that. They always seem to try and head to clipperton
Wait 5 seconds or so , point rod tip at fish, ease drag to strike, hang on.
You can bet it's going on in every state. Even yours
Some things never change on BD. Another dick measuring contest
Good to know! I kind of expected shimano would put a rediculous price on it
And the trans 300 will cost how much more than the 300 ej?
Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., said he, too, has lingering questions about what the announcement could mean for the workers.
You may as well...
More guv agencies getting their hands on the money. Just like the usa
Ditto on the food saver. Mine does a good job. The only drawback might be that if your sealing a large quantity you will need to let it cool down...
Correct, always hot by design for the totalizer.
IIRC when I installed one in the skippy I had I needed to install a toggle switch as one of the hookup wires was hot all the time. Switching it...
I can understand getting burnt out after multiple trips during high season BUT, customer service IS the gig these folks signed up for. Help, tie,...
You want heartless.......try Philadelphia fans..........in any sport
I'll add to the pfd wearing.......check the weather, marine forecast, surf report sites, cams etc. takes less than 5 minutes.
THEN when you get...
Shuffle off to your safe space. You'll get over it
Fwiw.....I saw Sea Tow out twice this year in SD bay. Both times they were diving for bugs.
I've had the opposite experience. I've always done better with fresh bait , frozen or not.
Fish heads, bonito, carcass from cleaning etc. I'll...
Well, I guess that settles that!
Meteorologist........the one job a person can be consistently wrong and still remain employed
Hit the bay and fished the falling tide. There was a lack of kelp fouling props and nets unlike last trip. Fished fairly shallow structure with...
I have had both, have not used either. Price is similar. That said VA is the one I see doing the tows. At one point one supposedly had an...
You can fish it anyway you want within the limits of the rod.
. Hit SD bay last night. Had a bit of a long period swell rolling in. Along with more kelp than usual. Breezy but still fairly nice. Put 2 keepers...
Find your structure and work it. Bugs move, they will repopulate
Whether the folks want fish or not, when I spend 1 k for a charter I decide what happens with the fish. Since regional customs occasionally...
I store bugs in an empty live well with a couple burlap sacks soaked in salt water. Always have live bugs in the morning to process and vacuum seal
One usually has to go waaaay north to find one of those!
I second Puerto Vallarta, paradise village. Plenty for the family to do, world class skippers and boats for you
They all work well if you gill and gut and keep some ice in them
Go to a plastics supply place. Get a scrap of HDPE, 3"x10" or so. Take a deep breath and drill some holes to mount it on the transom. Standing out...
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