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  1. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Another flat fall rigging thread

    Hey guys, I know this has been discussed before. But, what are your thoughts about using a J hook vs circle hook on the assist hooks for a flat fall ? I have several that I plan on rigging and am interested on the newest thinking on this for this upcoming season. I did catch a 205 and a...
  2. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Lacrosse boots.

    Hey guys, I saw that Lacrosse is discounting their Alpha Muddy boots this Black Friday.. Many of you have tried them and love them.. if you are looking for a great fishing boot... check them out. There are many threads on this site discussing the pros/cons of them vs the antiquated Extra...
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    Friday night hooping

    I was invited to do some hoop netting on my buddies boat "Sales Meeting" on Friday night. This was the first time I've been hoop netting.. we were south of Oceanside. It was a lot of fun and a lot of work... We must have pulled up hundreds of short lobsters to bag 8 legal sized bugs for the 3...
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    Brand New Aftco hooded Samurai sun shirt (SOLD)

    SOLD.... I have a brand new Samurai hooded sun shirt.. It has never been worn, was washed after purchase. Color grey. New they are $ 39.00 Will sell this for $ 30.00...
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    Shogun - Police

    I hear a rumour this morning, that there may have been some police activity on the boat when it returned to the dock this morning.. Trip leaving today was cancelled.. Now, this. Is only a rumour I heard ... Perhaps someone can provide information on this ? Correction: Shogun... MY title...
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    Offshore Wed - with the fleet

    Fished with the fleet on a buddies (Freedom Boat club) 23 foot Key West CC... very nice boat.. The zone we were fishing was very slow, NW of the Coronados.. Never found any foamers, only some breaking fish looked like small bonito or other.. We were able to find one productive paddy...
  7. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Bayrunner for sale project boat with 4 stroke

    Sorry, it was already posted... did not want BD to miss out on this..
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    GT knot tutorial..

    Hey guys, I found this online.. Has anyone used this yet ? It is super easy to tie, needs no special tools and can be easily tied on deck.. Looking for feedback, Jeff
  9. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Lets see your favorite landscape photo from a trip

    Hey guys, with many of us stuck at home due to COVID, I thought it would be a good time to dig through your trip photos.. Let's see some of your fav photos from trips showing the beauty that we all love when on the water.. Tight lines, Jeff.
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    Trip Roomate from Hell...

    For those of you who have not read this before... "8 day trip. The entire point of a long range trip is to have fun. This involves catching a few fish, playing with a few shiny toys, good food, comradery, practical jokes, partying, etc. When approched correctly, it is one of the most...
  11. Holi-e-Mackeral

    800 XH

    Anyone use the Calstar 800XH or XXH for 50# on the bluefin ? Impressions, Jeff.
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    Offshore New Marina- Ventura Harbor

    https://portsideventuraharbor.com/marina Hey guys, This is just an FYI, This is a brand new marina in Ventura Harbor.. For those of you looking for slips on the central coast... Good luck, Jeff.
  13. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Red Rooster cup holder

    Hey does anyone have a photo of the wood cup holders that the Red Rooster has on their tables ? I remember them being wood and would hold around 6 cups ? Jeff
  14. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Okuma Tessoro reels ?

    Hey guys, Anyone use them ? For light line applications ? 20 /30 #/40 ? I saw some on a trip I took and they looked like nice reels How do you use yours ? Jeff
  15. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Constitution trip 11-16 to 11-20 very shot

    Hey guys, Just got back last night.. we have a great trip, 12 guys, 19 tuna, with almost all of them trophy caliber. Our largest fish was 318 #, with several others larger than 250 # .. A majority were caught on the flyline... the rest on kite.. Here are just a couple of photos. Jeff.
  16. Holi-e-Mackeral

    PEI today

    Hey guys, A couple of my buddies are fishing PEI they report good fishing
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    Offshore Apollo super cows..

    I heard that Apollo hit the jackpot on super cows... also the Constitution caught one over 250#... I 'm looking forward to the reports.. JEff.
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    Offshore Sunday 302 zone..

    Hey Guys, Quick report.. Headed out on my buddies boat “Sales Meeting” Sunday morning, 18 foot proline. Launched Shelter Island. Baited up with small/med sized sardines, with a smaller number of larger models... great looking bait.. Ran out towards the 302.. weather was fantastic all day...
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    Local Super Cow

    Hey guys, Do you know if any Bluefin tuna over 300# have been caught yet this summer ?(2019).. I heard a rumor that one was weighed this weekend in Avalon... maybe it was the first ? Jeff
  20. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Open spot in Nov.. Constitution

    Hey guys, A couple of spots opened up on my trip in PV in Nov. on the Constitution. Tripe date: 11-16 returns 11-20 (Sat through Wed). 3 full days targeting giants. 12 guys max on the boat... this leads to a huge amount of rail space. Last year on this date we had 2 fish over 300# with...
  21. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Open spots on the Constitution in Nov....

    Hey guys, A couple of spots opened up on my Constituon trip down in PV. Dates: Nov 16'th returns Nov 20'th, Sat through Wed. 3 full days targeting giant tuna. There will only be 12 anglers so there will be a huge amount of rail space... Last year, we had 2 fish over 300 #, with several...
  22. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Newell S 533 5.5 In excellent condition

    Hey Guys, SOLD I have this S 533 5.5 for sale.. It's in great condition has not been on the water in years... $ 175,00 Jeff.
  23. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Avet LX 2 Speed 6/3 Purple

    SOLD Hey Guys, I'm selling this Avet LX 6/3 2 speed.. Great reel for our local bluefin, yellowtail etc. $ 270.00 with tho box, clamp etc.. Reel is very lightly fished in near new condition.. I just don't use this reel any more, so it has to go... If you want the spectra it will be extra...
  24. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Custom 90J

    Hey Guys, I have a very nice black/purple custom Calsatr 90 J, Asking $ 200.00 Jeff
  25. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Looking for Calstrar blanks

    Hey guys, Any suggestions who stocks Calstar Grafighter blanks (not finished rods) here in Southern CA ? Specifically an 800XH Jeff
  26. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Custom Calstar 90 J

    I have a very lightly used Custom Calstar 90 J, (black and purple wrap). I'm looking to trade for a Calstar 800 XH... Factory/custom It's just too long of a rod for me.. Please let me know what you have... I'm in the OC Jeff
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    Looking for a Calstar 800 XH

    Hey guys, I'm looking for a Calstar 800 XH, factory or custom is ok. Let me know what you have... Open to trades as well.. Jeff
  28. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Threadlock spectra

    Has anyone used this in the 130# ? What did you think ? Jeff
  29. Holi-e-Mackeral

    RP trip short.

    Hey guys, Just got back last night from Cabo.. on the way home from the RP trip.. As we know, Roy Rose always has exclusive reservations for cow tuna... and he did not let us down... many have already seen the boats trip report so I will not do a trip report.. Alios Rocks on the way down...
  30. Holi-e-Mackeral

    seadoo Fish pro

    I saw this online... This looks really cool.. I would love some insight about fishing from a PWC Jeff
  31. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Accurate ATD handles unused

    Hey guys, I have these brand new Accurate handles... for sale.. (I switch them out for rubber style ). List is around $ 50.00 per each. I will sell them for $ 35.00 /ea Let me know if you are interested.. . Jeff.
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    Accurate ATD metal handles (un-used)

    Hey guys, I have 5 of the Accurate ATD handles (knobs).. I always replace them with the rubber style before use.. They have been collecting dust.. These are from ATD 50's and ATD 30's The retail on these is $ 49.95 I will sell them at $ 35.00 per each.. See attached photos Jeff
  33. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Now that is a huge. Yellowtail

    Had a guy send me this photo.. told me it was the world record yellowtail caught from shore... claims it is over 100#, I believe it... Now, I would love to see something like this chasing my jig.. Jeff
  34. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Bayrunner fixer upper

    https://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/boa/d/18-ft-bayrunner/6772249373.html I found this on Craigslist... Its' not my boat.. but thought someone here may be interested.. Jeff
  35. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Constitution cows

    back this morning, Report to follow I caught this 331# super cow on a cast cabbie. ATD 30, cal star custom 770xxh (Ken’s Custom Reels) and 80# Blackwater Fluro
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    Cousins rods question

    Hey guys, I ran down to the Fishermans landing, tackle days yesterday and picked up a Cousins rod 50% off.. I'm a Calstar guy, any comments on the Cousins (rod is similiar to a 770XXXH...) Jeff
  37. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Prowler involved in collision

    Hey anyone on that trip ? I saw the report yesterday morning.. sounds really bad.. http://www.cbs8.com/story/39368788/yacht-and-sport-fishing-boat-collide-in-the-pacific-near-the-us-mexico-border Any updates ? Jeff
  38. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Lets see your best long range photos 2018

    https://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/long-range-photos-lets-see-them.278513/ Hey Guys, This thread has been running for years.. you will find some amazing shots from our amazing members.. Lets see some new photos from your adventures from this year and moving forward.. If you have not...
  39. Holi-e-Mackeral

    PEI they are biting

    Hey guys, My Buddy Mark Frankernberger, sent me this photo from PEI this afternoon.. They have caught several fish this size over the last 2 days... Pretty awsome fish Jeff
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    Now that is a big Bluefin Tuna

    How about this one ? Any guess on its size ? Jeff
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    Fish reports ?

    Any new reports ? My Buddy Richard will be fishing there for 4 day starting on Friday or Sat... Jeff
  42. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Constitution PV trip Opening... in Nov

    Hey Guys, I a spot opened up on my Nov 17 (sat) to Nov 21'st(Wed, home for TG the next day) cow safari on the Constitution down in PV Mexcio. We only have 12 anglers, so there will be a huge amount of rails space.. We will have 3 full days of fisihing, all meals etc... Please let me know...
  43. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Rare opening on Nov 17 Constituion trip in PV.. 3 1/2 day trip

    Hey guys, Looks like one of my guys is dropping out of trip.. We should have 1 open spot.. Sat Nov 17 returning Wed Nov 21, gets you home for TG the next day. We have a great group of guys and expect great fishing.. We only have 12 guys, so there is a huge amount of room at the rail.. If...
  44. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Extreme boats..

    I saw this online.. These are Aluminum.. has anyone ever seen one here on the West Coast ? They look like really cool little boats.. Tight lines, Jeff
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    Offshore Sometimes the BFT bite..

    Found this online this morning... I love it when they bite a lure.. Tight lines, Jeff
  46. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Guadalupe Permit fees ?

    Hey Guys, For those who have visited the Lupe this season, what were you charged for permits ? A buddy of mine was told that his fees for a 6 day leaving this Sunday on the Rooster will be $ 400.00/guy..(I think that incuded the FMM and other additional last min charges) Is that in line for...
  47. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Great Marine Weather web site..

    http://thefishingweatherman.com/index.php/forecasts Hey guys, I found this site.. it has lots of links for great information... FYI, Jeff
  48. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Offshore Friday at Clemente....

    Ran out Friday morning on my buddy's boat "Sales Meeting", Decent conditions for an 19 foot cc.. My report is that we did not see any bluefin the entire day, nor did we see anyone else hooked up or reports of landed fish.. We did see one small spot of yellowfin that popped up than down...
  49. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Bayrunner for sale from Online

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/564679630351453/?fref=nf Saw this online.. I know there is always interest in these... I'm not affiliated with the seller... FYI Jeff
  50. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Very cool video about Tuna..

    Give yourself a little time to watch.. I think most will enjoy.. in the same vein as "Jiro does sushi: Make sure sound is on . Jeff
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    Yeti cup tipping over on trip ? what to do.

    Last year on an 18 day, I brought along a large Yeti style insulated cup. when full it is top heavy.. During one dinner, it tipped over 3 times leading my dinner companions to tease me about it to this day.. I searched for a solution.. I used this base during my trip that just returned.. It...
  52. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Profile Boats - aluminum anyone ?

    https://www.profileboats.com/models/ I saw a video on social media.. They look really cool.. Does anyone have any experience with them ? Tight lines, Jeff
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    Favorite crew photos

    Well, we have a thread about the chefs, How about one with your favorite crew photos ? Tight lines Jeff
  54. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Fishing boat rentals ?

    Hey Guys, I saw this online.. Has anyone used them ? https://slaydaysocal.com/ Their prices seem excellent.
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    Long Range Art

    Hey guys, I came across this cool painting.. I'm inviting guys to post up their best Tuna or other artwork.. Happy New Year. Jeff
  56. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Constituion getting it done...

    The big fish are around in volume.. On our trip that left the Sat before TG... Cast bait bites were hard to come by, but the helium balloon was working.. As you can see from these photos, we found some cows... Tight lines, Jeff
  57. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Inner Banks produces a cow.

    Looks like th Excell ran down to cow town and got this nice fish... Maybe the inner banks will go off ? Jeff
  58. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Pacific Boats -

    http://www.pacificboats.com/recreational-hard-top.cfm I saw a lot of these in Alaska.. but not here in S-Ca. Has anyone fished with them in our local waters.. ? Jeff
  59. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Guadalupe deal on the Searcher..

    Hello anglers: An angler must walk away from THREE spots on an upcoming Ultra-limited load 7-day trip. We are selling the spots for the outstanding trip costs/fees--$2000 per person (includes Guadalupe Island fees and a private cabin). Full price is $3995. Who's in for this amazing deal on the...
  60. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Penn Torque

    Hey guys, One of my buddies fished the Torque 40 and loved it.. I'm seeking more imput for guys who have fished them... http://www.tackledirect.com/penn-torque-lever-drag-2-speed-reels.html Tight lines, Jeff
  61. Holi-e-Mackeral

    RP getting them at the Lupe..

    http://royalpolaris.com/news/chip-off-the-old-block/ Sounds like great fishing.. Jeff
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    Lacrosse fishing boots on sale.

    http://www.lacrossefootwear.com/sale?sortId=position-asc Hey guys, FYI, the Hampton boots is what I have been using for years, many guys here on BD have followed. Here is one of the threads.. https://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/footwear-recommendations.612613/ You can get a pair for $...
  63. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Constituion - PV trip spot just opened up.. Nov.

    Hey guys, We had a spot open up on our PV trip.. Dates: Nov 18 to Nov 22 12 angles max.. If you ever wanted to try for a giant on a shorter trip this may be your chance. If you have any questions, please contact me.. Tight lines, Jeff
  64. Holi-e-Mackeral

    One spot open on the Constituion in PV cow hunt.

    Hey guys, We had a spot open up on our Constitution trip down in PV. Dates: Nov 18'th to Nov 22'nd. 12 guys max. We have a great group of anglers with a lot of experience.. If you are interested in joining us, let me know and I can provide more information. Tight lines, Jeff
  65. Holi-e-Mackeral

    San Clemente Island US Navy notice to fisherman..

    Hey guys, I saw this posted up this morning on FB... FYI Southern Calif fishermen fishing near and/or at San Clemente Island. NOTICE RECEIVED FROM U.S. Navy - Reference San Clemente Island Over the past month we have seen quite a bit of civilian fishing traffic in and around the Navy...
  66. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Accurate Dauntless 600

    Does anyone have any experience with this reel ? What did you use it for ? what pound spectra ? Jeff
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    Offshore 7/15 report... Oceanside offshor

    Fished on my buddy Greg's boat "Sales meeting"... Fished an area arond 15 miles straight out from Oceanside... Left ramp in the dark, baited up, headed offshore.. We saw a dozen big bait balls with nothing on them.. epic quantities of bait out there right now... Worked all morning...
  68. Holi-e-Mackeral

    262 # bluefin

    Part II This is from last year.. In case you missed this video... I'm sure we will see some like this from this current season... I really want to see a 300# super caught in our local waters... Enjoy this vintage video Jeff
  69. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Constitution trip openings in Nov. Prime time for cows..

    Hey guys, A couple of spots opened up on my 3 1/2 day trip on the Constitution.. 11/18 to 11/22 You get home the night before TG.. If you are interested, please contact me.. we have a great group of guys.. Tight lines, Jeff
  70. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Constituion- I have a couple of open spots in PV

    Hey guys, A couple of spots opened up on my 3 1/2 day trip on the Constitution.. 11/18 to 11/22 You get home the night before TG.. If you are interested, please contact me.. we have a great group of guys.. Tight lines, Jeff
  71. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Constitution reports a 413# Ultra cow

    Posts Constitution Sportfishing added 6 new photos. 3 hrs · leader and a Mustad Sea Demon R39943NP-BN 9/0 hook. This beast ate a double cabbie on a balloon rig on February 7th at 10:00 am. Fish taped out at 86" long x 62" 413.23lbs. We have seeing fish greater then 400lbs daily. Just had...
  72. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Constitution reports a 413# Ultra cow

    This just up on their FB page this morning... Posts Constitution Sportfishing added 6 new photos. 3 hrs · leader and a Mustad Sea Demon R39943NP-BN 9/0 hook. This beast ate a double cabbie on a balloon rig on February 7th at 10:00 am. Fish taped out at 86" long x 62" 413.23lbs. We have...
  73. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Custom Wood Tackle Box thread...

    https://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/wooden-tackle-box-pictures-and-builders.394675/ This is an old thread that has been around for years... You will find photos of some really amazing looking custom boxes... I'm posting in case any members have not seen this thread before.. Feel free to...
  74. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Constitution trip report. 11-19 to 11-23

    Just returned from a 4 day trip on the Constituion.. Our group of 11 anglers converged on PV on Sat to hot and humid weather... After a quick loading of the boat we were off for the grounds in the late afternoon.The new boat is a huge improvement over the old "Maximus" more stable, better...
  75. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Catch a cow in PV...

    Hey guys, I have a single opening left on my yearly cow hunt down in PV on the Constition (new boat replaced the Maximus). Trip dates: 11/19 (sat) returns 11/23 (wed). gets you home for Thanksgiving on TR... We will have 3 full days targeting giants, will also fish for pargo and other...
  76. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Offshore Inshore yellowfin

    Heard a report that one of the 3/4 day boats out of SD, had over 100 yft.. Heard the fish were super close.. anyone fish them yet ? Jeff
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    Giant bluefin on popper from small boat.. from July

    I re post this in case anyone missed this earlier this summer.. . Pretty amazing catch on light line Jeff
  78. Holi-e-Mackeral

    PV cow hunt on the Constitution. 3 1/2 day trip openings

    http://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/maximus-constitution-3-1-2-day-trip-opening-4-days-before-tg.634565/ I have 4 open spots on our trip that departs PV. On the Sat before TG, returns We'd. You are home for TG. I would love to fill our spots with BD. Members who want to catch a cow on a...
  79. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Maximus (Constitution) 3 1/2 day trip opening. 4 days before TG

    We have some openings on our Cow hunters charter on the new boat... Boat loads on the Sat before Thanksgiving.. You fly home Wed afternoon, gets you home the night before TG.. to spend with your family.. We will have 3 full days to target giants, and maybe some pargo.. If you are interested in...
  80. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Offshore Another amazing BFT foamer video.

    Found this online this morning... Ballast Point Fishing team.. looks like they filmed it... Enjoy Jeff
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    Offshore Sunday Morning Bluefin report

    Launched this Sunday Morning on my friend Greg Commentz's skiff "Sales Meeting". Picked up a half scoop (stingy) of bait..Launched out of Oceanside at first light Ran straight out 10 miles or so, and north a couple... we were on a hunt... we saw birds, then huge foamers of blufin cameup in...
  82. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Boat HO, for Sat..

    Hey, If you have a spot on your boat for Sat, or Sun.. hit me up... would love to join you in targeting the bluefin... Jeff
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    Offshore Giant Bluefin Video..

    Hey guys, I posted about Greg Comentz's and his passengers catch of the 262# bluefin... Greg told me has gopro video of the entire fight... he sent me the un editied youtube video to post up this morning.. here is the first link... he will be editing it in the coming week or so.. but I thought...
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    Offshore Giant Bluefin just weighed in Oceanside 262 #

    Hot off the presses, My fishing buddy, Greg Commentz (on left) just weighed in this 262# giant while fishing offshore from Oceanside on his 18 foot skiff "Sales Meeting".. He reports that he caught it on a purple popper, a 7 foot rod and a Trinidad 40... It took him 3 hours with all 3...
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    Offshore Friday report - 20 miles west of Oceanside

    Fished on my buddies skiff, "Sales Meeting" on Friday... Baited up with a mix of large sardines and mackeral..... Ran West around 22 miles... looking for paddies, and breaking fish.. We finally found an area holding birds, mostly sitting on the water.. We felt that they must be waiting for...
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    Another bft foamer video

    I'm almost certain this was from last summer... I wish I was there...
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    More video

    found this online.. Good luck out there JEff
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    Amazing video of big BFT on the poppers.

    If you have not seen this yet...... I don't know who "Gavin" is.. maybe he has more video of this... Enjoy... time to go buy some poppers.. Any suggestions on which poppers to purchase ? Jeff
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    Super Seeker SS FL75 feedback

    Hey I saw this blank at Fishermans landing.. Super Seekerr SSFL75 Look like it would be a great 50# 7.5 foot wahoo stick.. I would love some feedback on those who fish them. tight lines, Jeff
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    Calstar Grafighters.. custom cow killers

    I have some Calstar 760 H custom rods.. All roller with cold shrink on the foregrips. 2 ea I have one Factory Calstar 760H all rollers with Cold Shrink 1 Calstar 760XH custom.. 3 H's, 1 XH As you can see in the photo, all the custom rods match, black and purple, all are in great condition...
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    Has anyone had this sort of problem room mate on a trip ?

    Its been a while since this was posted... its too funny, so for those of you who have not read it... I will re-print it here for your enjoyment.. (I don't even know who the origional author was, but he does spin a great tale). Feel free to add your stories.. Tight lines.. JEff "8 day trip...
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    Royal Star gets a super cow.. today.

    http://www.royalstarsportfishing.com/detailed_report.php?report_id=6781912 Wow, What a great start for them Jeff
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    Accurate RP trip just had some spots open up...

    Saw this post by Jack.. In case anyone is looking for an excellent trip.. Look on the RP webiste for more details.. Jack Nilsen added 2 new photos. Yesterday at 2:23pm · Have 2 surprise last minute openings on my Royal Polaris trip departing February 8. Accurate provides Your rods and...
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    M 1 Carbine.. what should I look for

    I am interested in picking a used M1 Carbine up.. Any suggestions on what I should be looking for ? Price points etc.. I do appreciate your feedback.. Jeff
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    M 1 Carbine.. what should I look for

    I am interested in picking a used M1 Carbine up.. Any suggestions on what I should be looking for ? Price points etc.. I do appreciate your feedback.. Jeff
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    RP gets a Super-Moo

    Story book ending… 17DEC Posted on by Dharyl Shelbourne STORY BOOK ENDING http://royalpolaris.com/news/story-book-ending/ I’ve been the guest reporter for over 20 years and the second to the last report almost always goes something like “maybe saving the best for last” or “hopefully we’ll go...
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    Calstar 765 XL custom in new condition.. perfect 40# rig for your Lupe trip.

    I have a very nice Custom Calstar 765 XL... Pair this up with a small 2 speed such as a Talica and you have a rig that cannot be beat for the Lupe.. The rod is one of the two customs with the purple reel seats... $ 200.00 Jeff
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    AA Lures - Wahoo lures.. Check them out.. I have a couple of these and cannot wait to try them out..

    I have several of these to try out on my next long trip.. They look really great, they have been refined over the last year and have been reported to run perfect at 10 knots.. You can find them at the AA lures website.. Get yours while you can and get read for your 10 day and longer trip...
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    Custom Calstar Grafighters for sale 765 XL and more..

    I have several rods to sell for a buddy who has had to retire due to health reasons.. Custom Calstar 765 XL - Custom, purple reel seat as in the photo..$ 200.00 close to new condition Custom Calstar 765L - matching rod to the 765 xl.. as above.. $ 200.00 Calstar 765L - this is a glass...
  100. Holi-e-Mackeral

    2 Spots on Nov. 22'd Maximus trip..

    We just had 2 guy have to cancel on our Maximus trip. Departs the Sunday before Thankgivin Load 11/22/15 Sunday Return 11/25/15 Wed afternoon. You will be home for TG.. Only 6 angler to share the lovely Maximus and target Cows.. Trip cost $ 1,450.00/ guy this includes a generous tip...
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    Maximus 2 spots just opened up... 3 days prior to TG

    We just had 2 guy have to cancel on our Maximus trip. Departs the Sunday before Thankgivin Load 11/22/15 Sunday Return 11/25/15 Wed afternoon. You will be home for TG.. Only 6 angler to share the lovely Maximus and target Cows.. Trip cost $ 1,450.00/ guy this includes a generous tip...
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    Offshore Sat... Oceanside offshore..

    Well, This will be short... Bait mix of sardines, and med sized mackeral. Lots of boats running around off the domes.. Paddies everywhere out there, many with mini yellows on them... and no one home.. A skunk for us today.. never saw a gamefish.. or saw anyone else hooked up.. Did see some...
  103. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Shimano Talica 25 full of jb 100# hollow spectra and Custom GF 765 M/L

    A couple more items popped up for my buddy who is retiring from fishing.. The first is a Mint, Shimano Talica 25 filled to the brim with 100# hollow JB spectra... (see photos) $ 550.00 Also for sale is a custom Calstar GF 765 ML $ 225.00 I live in South Orange County... Both of these items...
  104. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Calstar GF custom and Factory rods, Newell 533 for Sale

    Hi Guys, A friend of mine is retiring from the sport and has asked me to assist him in selling his remaining rods and a Newell Reel.. See my other post regarding the Talica 25 for sale. Calstar GF 765 XL - Custom Wrapped by Peapods - new condition $ 225.00 I'm amazed that these really nice...
  105. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Offshore Friday Yellow-Tail Tuna report..

    Hey guys, Just a quick report for today's fishing..(Friday) Launched Oceanside and began working an area 10 miles out, to the north.. very few if any paddies spotted by us... 10:45 or so, we find ourselves fishless around 10 miles off the Domes.. our only excitement up to this point was a...
  106. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Offshore Friday Oceanside

    Well, Something must have changed since the reports that I read for Thursday.. We were skunked today... Most of the fleet out of Oceanside saw the same thing.. No bird schools, breaking fish etc.. great weather, with the fish no where to be found from Oceanside north to the Domes, from 10...
  107. Holi-e-Mackeral

    First time long Ranger gets super cow on the RP

    http://royalpolaris.com/news/ali-364/ Wow, what a day this young man had... read it on the RP website from the link above Jeff
  108. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Teflon Tubing... where to buy ?

    Hey Guys, I need to stock up on some clear teflon tubing as chafing gear.. I cannot remember where I purchased in the past ? Any suggestions. ? Thanks, Jeff
  109. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Aaftco Maxforce harness and belt.. New for sale or trade

    Harness still in package (see photos) Looking for a trade or sale ???? Will not ship.. SOLD.... 110-16 Jeff
  110. Holi-e-Mackeral

    5 Gallon gas tanks

    I have 3 plastic 5 gallon gas tanks to sell. Extend the range of your boat. I am asking $ 20.00/each. Located in Orange County Jeff
  111. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Bayrunner, project boat for sale

    http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/boa/4827787669.html Hey guys, Not my boat, but I found this on CL... Maybe someone wants a great price on a fixer upper hull Jeff
  112. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Bayrunner project boat for sale..

    http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/boa/4827787669.html I found this on CL.. Maybe a project for someone here ? Jeff
  113. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Video of wahoo striking Maurader

    Found this on FB.. Pretty cool.. only about 15 seconds long click on the photo above to play the video Jeff
  114. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Maximus Video from 3 days prior to TG this year..

    We had a fun trip on the Maximus in the 3 days prior to TG. Bloody Deck member, Justin was kind enough to put together a great video.. Please enjoy, Tight lines, Jeff
  115. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Let see you best yellowtail

    I ran across this photo online.. The report stated it was a world record for southern yellowtail.. and was caught in New Zealand.. Lets see your best yellow.. tight line, Jeff
  116. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Mexico fly backs with fishing Reels

    This post is for any anglers who may need to fly back from Mexico with their reels. I expec this will mostly be guys from out of CA.. flying back form PV yesterday, we were not able to carry on our reels as carry on baggage. They made us check all of the reels with our luggage.. Just an fyi...
  117. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Fishing reels not allowed as carry on anymore

    Just a Very important heads us.. Just flew back from PV on Wed. The Mexican TSA agents would not allow us to carry our fishing reels as carry on luggage. We had to check them.. no problem flying down, just back. I'm not sure when this regulation took hold..but.. I want anyone travvelling down...
  118. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Maximus - 1 spot open, end of Nov

    We just had one guy who may need to bail on our trip leaving PV, the Sun 4 days prior to Thanksgiving. 7 guys total... If you are interested in joining a group of cow killers, let me know asap.. tight lines, Jeff
  119. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Rooster is finding some nice fish

    http://www.redrooster3.com/reports.htm
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    Intrepid first reports from the HB..

    http://www.fishintrepid.com/pages/fishdetail.php?report_id=644687 Here is the link to their website.. That sounds like an excellent start.. Jeff Click on the black box, below for video they posted from the trip.
  121. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Calstar Custom 765 ML for trade

    I have a custom Calstar 765 ML, all aaftco roller guide.. Only been on a trip or two... Open to trades, Jeff
  122. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Maximus trip 3 days prior to TG.. spot open

    Hey Guys, We just had a cancellation on a very limited load Maximus trip.. Leaves PV the Sunday prior to TG, returns Wed, gets you home Wed evening. We will only have 6 anglers to fish for giants. We only have 1 open spot If your are interested in joining us.. please contact me.. the trip...
  123. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Offshore There may be giant marlin in our local waters

    Yesterday I visited a local specialty tackle store here in S-Cal the owner showed me a text he received from a local private boater. This angler fishing at one of our local banks reported have an 80 W spooled after hooking up a very large blue marlin.. how big ???? your guess is as good as...
  124. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Long Range gear guide

    is in WON this week, Some great information is available there.. The Wahoo Dad has a multipage article that should be a must read for all Long Rangers.. really well thought out and written.. Nice Job... Dave.. Tight lines, Jeff
  125. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Blue Marlin.. Now Whale Sharks in our local waters

    http://pforadio.com/rare-sighting-whale-shark-southern-california-curious-creature-bumps-sportfisher/
  126. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Offshore Big Blue Marlin hooked

    http://pforadio.com/possible-blue-marlin-battle-going-east-end-catalina-island-morning/ Read about it.. Jeff Update How did it end ? http://pforadio.com/blue-marlin-just-lost-catalina-island-leader/
  127. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Offshore Helgrens 3/4 day yellowfin limits (for some)

    Sometimes you just have to get on the water.. Yesterday, (Friday) I fished on the 7 am 3/4 day, took out 2 novice anglers a friends wife and teen age son.. neither of them had ever caught a tuna... With a boat load of mostly rent rodders, we headed south to an area north of the 302 in US...
  128. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Blackwater fluro..

    Rumor has it, that heavy Blackwater leader material should once again become available in the very near future... I know I have been waiting to stock up on 130# Blackwater fluro... Good news for guys on the fall trips.. Tight lines, Jeff
  129. Holi-e-Mackeral

    New Wahoo lure

    Hey guys, FYI... a new version of the classic "Hooker" wahoo trolling lures should be available in small and large in the very near future.. I do hope they fish as well as the classic versions. Here is a photo from the web of one. I know I will buy one as soon as I can.. Tight lines, Jeff
  130. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Wood Tackle Box

    Hey guys, I found this on Craigslist... It is not my box.. The price looks great for a big wood box... http://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/spo/4544705707.html
  131. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Polaris Trip report - Big trip 1

    Royal Polaris trip.. 5-1-14 to 5-13-14 Fly down/fly back Here is a short trip report. This would be a fly down/fly back 18 day trip that many would consider the best of the year in terms of number of cows caught. Loaded the boat on 4/28/14, went smoothly, and most of us watch the boat sail...
  132. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Recap

    Just hit Cabo this morning.. We had fantastic big tuna fishing, with lots of fish in the 250 # and larger ranger. Fish caught on kite, bait, etc... Total cow count is 38 over 200#, one over 300#... I will post up a detailed trip report by this weekend. Tight lines, Jeff
  133. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Live from Clarion... on the RP

    5-9-14 2 pm Mid day report from the boat.. We have seen fantastic cow tuna fishing the last 2 days.. It seemed like every time the kite went down, it was a big fish. Today at around 9:30, Rich losey hooked what turned out to be a 308 # fish of a life time on the kite.. We have numerous...
  134. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Live from Clarion... on the RP

    5-9-14 2 pm Mid day report from the boat.. We have seen fantastic cow tuna fishing the last 2 days.. It seemed like every time the kite went down, it was a big fish. Today at around 9:30, Rich losey hooked what turned out to be a 308 # fish of a life time on the kite.. We have numerous...
  135. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Star gets a Super cow

    Link to the Royal Star FB Page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Royal-Star-Sportfishing/186765904684724
  136. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Polaris - First Clipperton Report..

    Copied from the Royal Polaris Website.. http://www.royalpolaris.com/current-conditions-mainmenu-26.html http://www.royalpolaris.com/current-conditions-mainmenu-26/2515-more-clipperton-photos-042314.html Clipperton Atoll Adventure (042214) Hi everyone; Sorry you have not received reports for...
  137. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Fishermans Processing- New ownership.

    Copied from the Royal Star Website.. 04/09/14 Posted: 07:57:43 04/09/14 Ownership transitions in the fishing world always have their inside story. The reason why is often untold in the excitement of new partnerships and new business ventures seeking their brand of success. Fisherman’s...
  138. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Qualifyer Excel

    I found this old photo online... quoted as 1990.. Jeff
  139. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Build your own aluminum skiff kit.

    http://anchorage.craigslist.org/bod/4389814983.html I found this on CL.. Who knew there was such a thing... Jeff
  140. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Wood Tackle box.

    http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/spo/4404957349.html I found this on Craigs list.. looks like a good price on a custom wood tackle box.. It is not my post.. but though other BD members may have an inteest Jeff
  141. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Wood Tackle box.

    http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/spo/4404957349.html I found this on Craigs list.. looks like a good price on a custom wood tackle box.. It is not my post.. but though other BD members may have an inteest Jeff
  142. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Cow tuna belt and harness for Trade ?

    I have this un-used, Aftco Clarion fighting belt (never used) and Aftco Max Force Harness (un-used in the packaging still). Retail at Charkbait is around $ 250.00 for the pair What do you have to trade ? Jeff
  143. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Aftco Clarion Harness and belt.. brand new for Trade ?

    I have this un-used, Aftco Clarion fighting belt (never used) and Aftco Max Force Harness (un-used in the packaging still). Retail at Charkbait is around $ 250.00 What do you have to trade ? Jeff
  144. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Cow trout at Castaic

    India's foreign minister of natural resources recently announced a cooperative exchange between his country and the California Department of Fish and Game. Needing a viable predator to control the mahseer, a large carp-like game fish from the Kashmir River in Uttarakhand Province located at the...
  145. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Giant Trout to be planted in Castaic, Isabella and Silverwood...

    India's foreign minister of natural resources recently announced a cooperative exchange between his country and the California Department of Fish and Game. Needing a viable predator to control the mahseer, a large carp-like game fish from the Kashmir River in Uttarakhand Province located at the...
  146. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Butterfly jigs for wahoo ?

    I'm interested in hearing guys experience fishing the butterfly jigs with assist hooks for the hoo on the slide ? It just makes sense to me that a hook hanging half way down the jig would hook a lot of wahoo that grabbed the jig from the side ? Experiences ? Jeff
  147. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Excel on the way to Clipperton

    http://www.excelsportfishing.com/pages/daily-fish-reports.php I'm looking forward to reading their reports over the next 10 days... Lets hope the Atoll is holding. Tight lines, Jeff
  148. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Wood Tackle Box

    http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/spo/4309555380.html I found this on CL... Looks like crap, but with a little TLC, and re-finished it could be a cool little box.. The price is cheap as well.. It is not my post on CL... Maybe someone here will be interested ? Tight lines, Jeff
  149. Holi-e-Mackeral

    .22 LR for sale

    Hey, Does anyone know where I can get some .22 LR ammo ? I'm looking for some on the shelf, not online ???? Jeff
  150. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Looking for Spots near Doheny

    A buddy of mine wanted me to post a question. Can anyone suggest any good spots that are accessible along Beach Road in Doheny ? Access is important, of course. Thank you for your suggestions, Tight lines, Jeff
  151. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Lady Angler with a super cow.

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=748650081831694&set=a.743159585714077.1073741826.221431317886909&type=1&theater Take a look at this fattie.... Jeff
  152. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Success Sportsfishing

    Has anyone ever fished on the "Success" ? If so, what were your impressions of the boat ? Tight lines, Jeff
  153. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Excel got a nice one this morning..

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=665839880123053&set=a.243364449037267.59718.227464990627213&type=1&theater
  154. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Maximus 3 days prior to TG trip..

    Today is TG, just returned back from my first trip on the Maximus out of PV. As an angler that targets trophy YFT on 18 day trips out of San Diego, this trip was a departure from my usual comfort zone. Could it be possible to target trophy Yellowfin tuna on a 3 day trip ? I have read the...
  155. Holi-e-Mackeral

    American Angler gets a Super..

    Copied from the AA Website.. Wow Posted by office in Office Messages Great fishing from 75 – 125lb fish this morning with a couple of 200lb + standouts….Darrel Willis and Jeff Bracey. The day was beautiful with no rain and everyone is doing great. The icing on the cake……the last fish to...
  156. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Looking for fishing welder

    Hey guys, Does anyone know anyone who can fabricate metal ? maybe a BD member, I want to have a tackle box pedistal fabricated.. Tight lines, Jeff
  157. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The RP is having a great trip...

    Copied from the Royal Polaris website: What A Day (111113) Hi folks; Weather today was quite breezy with as much as 20 knots part of the day. It was quite comfortable here despite the breeze as we spent the entire day on the anchor. Fishing was excellent. We caught 89 Yellowfin...
  158. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Star catches cows...............................(2005)

    From the Royal Stars Archives from 2005.... Lets not forget the "Potential" of the inner banks... 11/30/05 Posted: 07:44:00 I must say I'm speechless after today's fishing so I'll let the numbers speak for themselves. We ended up with 30 fish out of two stops, 26 of which were...
  159. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Home made Maurader

    Has anyone made a Maurder at home ? I know a couple of long range anglers from Paris France who make one.. I would love to see one on this site.. even better how they did it .. Tight lines, Jeff
  160. Holi-e-Mackeral

    LR boat stateroom photos

    Hey guys, Have you ever wondered what every stateroom looked like on your boat of choice looked like ahead of time ? I know I have.. I have a suggestion, on your next trip, take a photo of every room, put it onto a single page and share here. What do you think of this idea.. we will...
  161. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Intrepid - The cows are swarming...

    From the Intrepid FB page this Friday morning.. Oooooookkkkkkaaaaaayyyyy Then! Good morning to all and had happy friday! So we sincerely hope that you all are doing even a fraction of how good we are! If that's the case then your doing pretty Damn good. We have had really incredible...
  162. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Intrepid report - moo

    FRom the Intrepid FB page Intrepid Sportfishing Like This Page · 8 hours ago ok folks, today were not going to go into all the detail that we normally do. Why? you might ask? Cause were tired! We arrived at our destination last night. Upon arrival, we tried for flying fish, but there...
  163. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Big Horn gun safe

    I am interested in getting some feedback on the Costco Big Horn gun safes ? Does anyone have one ? They seem to be a great bargin ? Thank you for your insights Jeff
  164. Holi-e-Mackeral

    You cannot catch a big tuna on a spinning rod

    http://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/showthread.php/505602-Video-256-lb-Big-Eye-on-the-Jig! or can you ???? Jeff
  165. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Vintage wooden LR tackle box for Sale`

    Hey Guys, I found this on Craigs list.... seems like a steal.. (not my post..) http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/spo/4037427677.html Tight lines, Jeff
  166. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Wood Tackle box.. cheap.

    Found this on Craigs list.. (not my post). Seems like a good deal on a wood tackle box. http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/spo/4028374446.html
  167. Holi-e-Mackeral

    123# of furious BFT

    American Angler Sportfishing According to the story... only 50 miles from the dock.. Go get some.. Jeff
  168. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Giant BFT..

    Cookie support required | Sport Fishing If you think your best is big, check this out.. I wonder if we hooked this size fish how the boat would get it into the RSW.. Jeff
  169. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Need Bait pump Advice

    Looking for suggstions for a single scoop bait tank pump ? Brands, models etc ? What do you suggest ? Jeff
  170. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Trinidad 40 - want to purchase 2

    I'm looking for 2 Trinidad 40's.. Please let me know if you have one or more that you are interested in selling.. Best Regards, Jeff
  171. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Exel 150# class BFT.

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=583482205025488&set=a.243364449037267.59718.227464990627213&type=1&theater Ck out this photo from the Excel Jeff
  172. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Protect your terminal tackle from rust

    Has anyone ever tried this product in their tackle boxes ? It is supposed to put out a rust preventing vapor... Bull Frog Rust Blocker Emitter Cup 1 Cup Per Pack 91112 tight lines, Jeff
  173. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Wood Tackle Box

    Tackle Box - Bowmans Sportsman Found this on Craigs lists.. Sounds like a good price.. I am not the seller.. FYI
  174. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Excel... gets more cows..

    NIGHT BITE ROUND THREE! 34 More big one came aboard last night with five more deuces. Here is Judith 160, Bob 180, Bill 220, and Roland with his third cow 209. 50 fish total for yesterday.
  175. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Excel report... Friday

    Captain Justin Fleck Friday, May 31 06:55 AM Good fishing We finished up our second day of fishing here at the bank a so far we like what we see. Ten cows have hit the deck already with a few more that got away for one reason or another. 95 big tuna have been tagged and many smaller ones have...
  176. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Wood tackle box..

    I found this listed on Craigs list.. it is not my post.. but looks like a steal on a wood box.. Vintage Wood Tackle Box for Fishing Tight lines, Jeff
  177. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Excel photo..

    Check out this action photo from the Excel's FB page... I think this is one fantastic shot.. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=565692680137774&set=a.243364449037267.59718.227464990627213&type=1&theater Tight lines, Jeff
  178. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Tropical Storm Alvin

    East Pacific Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook Looks like it is petering out.. Jeff
  179. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Fishing boat "Freedom"

    Here is an old photo I found of the LIberty Jeff
  180. Holi-e-Mackeral

    380 Auto 8 boxes

    I have 8 boxes of 380 auto I would like to trade for ????? What do you have ? Jeff
  181. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Polaris Trip Report 4-13

    Royal Polaris Trip report 4/16 – 4/24/13 Fly down/fly back option “We will call this the Fins of Fury trip” This trip is with the Nakaki/Tsuji group. I have been fortunate to have fished with them on a number of occasions.. To say that they are a great group of anglers to...
  182. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Quick tease for the RP trip

    Here is a quick idea of our daily catches on the RP trip. I hope to have a detailed trip report up by Sat... just have to catch up first. Bobble heads... Frank, Big D, and Jonathan.... looks like they have been out on the town tight lines, Jeff
  183. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Catch a 300# cow or your money Back........

    I:2gunsfiring_v1:ntroducing: http://www.bluewaterfishingranch.com/ Give Us a Day and We'll Give You the Catch of a Lifetime! THERE'S SOMETHING WE DIDN'T TELL YOU ABOUT LONESTAR BLUEWATER FISHING RANCH BECAUSE IT'S SO OUTRAGEOUS, NO MAGAZINE WOULD PRINT IT! CLICK HERE TO SEE...
  184. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Room-mate from Hell - again....

    http://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/san-diego-range-fishing/217964-range-room-mate-hell.html I posted this "Classic" story on the post "That Guy" but for everyone that has not read this before... here it is as it's own post. I believe AZfishkiller is the author.. "8 day trip. The...
  185. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Clarion starting to produce again

    From the Red Roosters Website http://www.redrooster3.com/reports.htm Thursday, 3/21/2013 Yesterday, we rounded up the day with 18 Tuna 10 Wahoo. Better sign in the afternoon. Had a late hit with some nice fish at about 190lbs. Half a dozen being about 170-190lbs. This morning we had a nice...
  186. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Where are the Royal Star Clipperton Reports ??????????

    I would think that at least one BD'er would have been on that trip that returned on Sunday.. Lets see it.... Tight lines, Jeff
  187. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Star is at Clipperton

    http://www.royalstarsportfishing.com/reports.php Royal Star Clipperton reports 03/13/13 Posted: 10:46:43 3/12/13 A few bright moments to report amongst a boat load of action today. Foremost, in contrast to the difficult weather experienced a few days prior, the seas were calm...
  188. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Wood tackle box.

    Hey Guys, I found this on Craigslist... it is a great price on a wood box.... This is a smoking price.. I don't know who the seller is.. He is only asking $ 30.00 http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/spo/3627351089.html Jeff
  189. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Maximus

    Does anyone have a working link to the Maximus web page ? Jeff
  190. Holi-e-Mackeral

    AA - Another Super, that makes 4

    http://www.americananglersportfishing.com/ 12 FEB 4 over 300lbs Posted by office in Trip Reports Capt Ray Lopez checked in tonight…guess what everyone, they have another 300lber – Mark Ritchie joined the lifetime achievement club with a 306lber. And regular, Bill Salyer (master chili...
  191. Holi-e-Mackeral

    American Angler gets another Super

    America Anger 09 http://www.americananglersportfishing.com/ FEB Once Again, Three over Three Posted by office in Trip Reports Capt Lopez called in tonight to give us the day’s report…….another great day of fishing and weather – 26 tuna in all with 6 of those being...
  192. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Excel angler beats personal best tuna by 210 #

    http://www.excelsportfishing.com/pages/daily-fish-reports.php Not too many anglers can state that... 210 # larger than my best ever tuna... Happy New Year to all Jeff:rofl:
  193. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Anyone made a Maurader ?

    Hey just wondering if anyone has made a Maurader style swimming bait ? If so, can you share how you did it and the results ? Best Regards, Jeff
  194. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Custom wood LR box.

    http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/spo/3452984008.html I found this on Craigs list... (not my post), maybe someone is looking for something like this box ? If so, Use the CL link.. tight lines, Jeff
  195. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Several boats have great fishing..

    Reports from the fleet... From the Indy Good fishing 11-27-2012 - jeff called in on the sat. phone tonight to report good fishing on yellowfin tuna on the first day of the trip. Most tuna are in the 130 to 180 pound range along with (6) fish over the 200 pound mark. Weather is nice...
  196. Holi-e-Mackeral

    TG day trips arrive today

    I think the next couple of days will be interesting.. Boats will be at almost every zone.. the bank, the buffer and the inner banks.. Lets hope they all find fish.. tight lines, Jeff
  197. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Clarion produces Cows...

    Both the RP and the Red Rooster have been fishing the buffer zone for great fishing on quality fish.. Both boats have double digit catches on the big fish.. This looks very promising for those anglers heading out on "day after TG trips"... If you are heading out, I bet you are getting pumped...
  198. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Digital Camera for long range

    I think it is time to upgrade the camera I bring on my long range trips.. I have used a weather resistant camera up to this point.. I don't know how important that really is on a trip.. My camera rarely gets wet, but it may be exposed to heat, cold and some humidity on the boat.. I'm...
  199. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Wood Tackle Box

    I was looking through Craigs list and found this.. Custom wood Long Range tackle box. It is not my Craigslist post, but I was thinking someone here on BD may have an interest.. If so, respond to the CL add, not to me... http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/spo/3371200543.html Tight...
  200. Holi-e-Mackeral

    RP and AA back on the cows..

    It looks like the cows are still on the pasture... Here are the reports.. http://www.royalpolaris.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=20&Itemid=26 http://www.americananglersportfishing.com/ Tight lines, Jeff
  201. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Red Rooster gets 30 Cows

    http://fishingvideos.com/news/ Bill Roeckers website... Now thats good cow fishing,,,, Jeff
  202. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Red Rooster at the HB ?

    Where are their reports ? Lets hope they are too busy to post a report... With the fishing the Intrepid saw there, they could have some great stories.. Lets hope they start posting.. If you have any information please share Tight lines, Jeff
  203. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Kite Reel...

    I have a Shimano Tiagra 50 W LRS full of 130 # JB hollow spectra, step spliced to 100 yards of 200# hollow JB spectra.. As you can see in the attached photos.. the reel has plenty of deck wear on the outside of the reel. The reel has been maintained after each trip by Kens Custom Reels.. so...
  204. Holi-e-Mackeral

    shopping for new digital camera.. need advice

    I have been thinking it is time to update my digital camera.. I'm looking for something small, water resistant and affordable, that takes great photos.. What suggestions do you have ? Tight lines, Jeff:cool:
  205. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Wooden tackle box.

    Hey I found this on Craigs list.. For that guy that wants a wood box that he can restore for cheap... I am not the seller... http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/atq/3250539738.html tight lines, Jeff
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    3 over 400#

    the old yft world record of 388 # stood for many years.. No one landing a YFT over 400#, now we see the 3'rd in the last 2 years.. Any theories on this surge ? Tight lines, Jeff
  207. Holi-e-Mackeral

    For Sale Avet Pro EXW 30 2 speed - Silver

    SOLD...... I have a like new Avet EXW 30 W 2 speed in silver... Filled with 700 yards or so of 130# JB hollow spectra. It has only been fished on one trip.. Very light scratches on left sideplate (see photo) was serviced by Ken's custom reels after last trip.. This has been collecting...
  208. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Cow sized bluefin on the Excel

    All I can say is wow..... looks like something from the HB or Clarion.... I hope this angler posts his report when he returns.. http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.456033034437073.103447.227464990627213&type=3 Tight lines, Jeff
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    Trip article from the Excel

    http://thewatermansjournal.com/blog/article/-the-long-range-experience-part-i I found this on the Excel's FB page.. Enjoy, Jeff
  210. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Phoenix Rods ?

    I'm not familiar with these rods.. I would love to get some feedback on them.. Anyone ? PSW909XH - Deck Hand 9' 25-60 1 Fast Alps S-6 Custom Woven Deckhand Wrap Tight lines, eff
  211. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Maraders

    Has anyone made a home made maurader style trolling lure ? Seems most on this thread are feathers or plastics ? Anyone ? Jeff
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    RP nice white seabass bite....

    http://www.royalpolaris.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=20&Itemid=26
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    looking for a gun safe

    Hey guys, Any suggestions for a smaller size gun safe ? Tight lines, Jeff
  214. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Polaris Repower and Retrofit!

    FW: Royal Polaris Repower and Retrofit! http://www.royalpolaris.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=20&Itemid=26 Hi everyone; We apologize for the lack of reporting thru our maintenance period, but we have been working long hours and there was just too...
  215. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Black seabass

    A non fishing friend of mine saw a knucklehead spearfish a 100# pulse BSB off the beach I. laguna Beach last week. He flagged a CHP to call the DFG.. To no avail.. I sure hope this guy was not a bloody decks member... If an angler or spearfisherman cannot tell the difference between...
  216. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Maurader style wahoo lure

    This is a general question for the creative types who are on this site. Has anyone built any home made wahoo guppy lures ? similiar to a Maurader ? If so, could you post up some photos ? Tight lines, jeff
  217. Holi-e-Mackeral

    What an eipic trip on the RP...

    Looks like they will hit Cabo today or Sat... I'm sure we will get a detailed trip report from Bill Nakaki.. http://www.royalpolaris.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=20&Itemid=26 Tight lines, Jeff
  218. Holi-e-Mackeral

    200# cutoff for the RP....

    You know you are having an epic trip where they cut off all "small tuna" under 200#... Read about it on the RP website... this is the second round of trips to make big catches at the buffer zone... what will the next round bring ...
  219. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The RP is slaying them....

    Now is an excellent time to be fishing the buffer zone or the HB... I think we all wish we were on this trip ? http://www.royalpolaris.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=20&Itemid=26 Tight lines, Jeff
  220. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Potential new world record Yellowfin caught...

    On Lets Talk Hookup this Sat morning, a boat out of PV, called reporting catching a fish that taped at around 420#.. they will weigh it Sunday morning when they return to port... Lets see what the beast weighs on a certified scale... I'm sure we will read more about this Sun...
  221. Holi-e-Mackeral

    RP gets a super at the Atoll

    RP gets a super http://www.royalpolaris.com/current-conditions-mainmenu-26.html It sounds like they have 5 or 6 over 200# and it is only their 2'nd day of fishing Tight lines Jeff
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    RP First Clipp report....

    http://www.royalpolaris.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=20&Itemid=26
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    The Royal Polaris arrives at Clipperton Today.

    The Royal Polaris arrives at Clipperton Today. I hope they have fantastic fishing... here is the link http://www.royalpolaris.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=20&Itemid=26 tight lines, Jeff
  224. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Catch a cow - Guaranteed.......................

    Give Us a Day and We'll Give You the Catch of a Lifetime! THERE'S SOMETHING WE DIDN'T TELL YOU ABOUT LONESTAR BLUEWATER FISHING RANCH BECAUSE IT'S SO OUTRAGEOUS, NO MAGAZINE WOULD PRINT IT! http://www.bluewaterfishingranch.com/ CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL STORY - THAT YOU WON'T...
  225. Holi-e-Mackeral

    From the 2005 Season

    http://www.americananglersportfishing.com/archive/2005%20archived_fishingreports.html Here is a link... from 2005... Pleae feel free to share any stories from that epic cow fishing season.. Tight lines, Jeff
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    What sort of tuna is this ?

    This is the strangest thing I have ever seen, what woud you call it ? Tight lines, Jeff
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    Cow Tuna

    Hey check out this tile tuna.. really cool.. I found it on the wall of a hospital in Honolulu. It is around 4 foot Long Maybe you can share your Tuna Art ? Tight lines, Jeff
  228. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Polaris - Clipperton Trip

    I heard that a spot or two opened up on the April trip.. What a great opportunity to fish this exotic destination... If this is on your bucket list, don't delay... We never know what the future holds.. The French Goverment may continue to let us fish this atoll, but things could change in the...
  229. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Need Advice on gun safe

    I would guess that this is a good forum.. Any suggestions on a gun safe ? brands, features to look for etc ? I do look forward to any and all suggestions.. Jeff
  230. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Single tuna fetches record $736k at Japan auction

    Single tuna fetches record $736k at Japan auction http://news.yahoo.com/single-tuna-fetches-record-736k-japan-auction-040041043.html
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    The Right Kind get a PB

    From the Royal Star Website, Gary Cotter, (The Right Kind) gets a new PB... Wow, look at the size of those sickles.. Congrats, Jeff
  232. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Yo Zuri Clearance sale

    http://www.meltontackle.com/products/yo-zuri-bonitas.html Hey guys, I ran across this... Check out the pricing on the Yozuri's.. $ 12.95 while they last.. they are clearing them out.. As of TR afternoon, they still had a dozen or so left.. Good luck, Jeff
  233. Holi-e-Mackeral

    TG day RP trip report - Halibut fishing for Tuna

    Royal Polaris trip report Thanksgiving departure – Halibut Fishing for Tuna.. This was to be a 12 day trip on the Royal Polaris. As with many on this trip, the hardest part was not spending Thanksgiving with ones family. But, you have to go fishing when you can get time off of...
  234. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Looking for new Camera ?

    Hey guys, I think it is time to upgrade my camera.. What suggestions can you offer for a camera that will hold up to the offshore enviroment ? It seems like a lot of the digital cameras don't have view finders any more. Are you able to see the digital screens in sunlight ? I'm...
  235. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The American Angler is on them..

    TUNA FISHING!!! There has never been a better time to go Tuna fishing then right now... we made the long run down to Lower - Lower zone and it was well worth it. The photo of the day is the Late bite and we ended our day with around 50 Tuna all mixed from 50 to 200 lb with the two biggest...
  236. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The Rooster is getting them..

    Fishing Reports Nov. 15, 2011 Good evening folks. We had a great day today. 54 tuna and what a great grade of fish. Average is about 150 pounds with some bigger and some smaller. Fish up into the 190's and one fish 245 caught by Denny Hill. His personal best before that was a 140 lb. he...
  237. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The Royal Polaris is on the nice fish..

    The Royal Polaris is on the fish.. http://www.royalpolaris.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=20&Itemid=26 What A Day (111411) Hi folks; Weather is overcast with 18 knots of breeze. We arrived here at 10:45 hours. At 13:00 hours the fireworks started and...
  238. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Excel was on the fish... Wed...

    Wednesday, November 9 http://www.excelsportfishing.net/pages/daily-fish-reports.php Report from the Excel at the Lower Banks, November 9, 2011 Justin Fleck called in with this report from the Excel, "We had another very nice day down here on the lower banks, we pretty much kept...
  239. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Southern Banks... Mon.. big fish still being caught

    From the Indy. Good grade YFT's 11-05-2011 - Hello everyone, today we picked away at nice yellowfin all day long. Most of the fish were 90 to 170 pounds with 2 that were up around the 200 pound mark. We also had a few heartbreaks, but that just goes with the territory when you are fishing...
  240. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Shogun is on the big fish...

    From the Shogun website.... http://www.shogunsportfishing.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=31&Itemid=26 Today we had 200 pound yellowfin jumping behind the boat, very near the boat at times and I am happy to say that we landed some. The day was spent on...
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    American Angler is back on the cows..

    They are still there.. http://www.americananglersportfishing.com/fishing_reports.htm
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    Next Wave to cow town..

    So, When will the next wave of boats hit the zone ? seems like no one reported from yesterday ???? Tight lines, Jeff
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    Intrepid gets the cows..

    Looks like multiple boats in the zone are picking away at very nice fish. From the Intrepid website.. http://fishintrepid.com/fish.html Sat. October 29, 2011: IT IS ON! With a good morning hit and a steady pick through-out the day , we put together a very good day on these Big Yellow...
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    Star gets more cows..

    http://www.fishingvideos.com/news/ LInk to Bill Roeckers website with more details Tight lines, Jeff
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    Accurate reel

    Closed... Good luck, Jeff
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    Fun LR video...

    http://www.polarissupreme.com/long-range-sport-fishing/videos I found this on the Polaris Supreme site.. Tight lines, Jeff
  247. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Beginning of Cow season is close..

    It is that time of year, when the first long trips will shortly begin the pilgramage to the inner banks and offshore. What will this new seaons produce ? Just as a reminder of its potential, I have reposted some trip reports from the epic 2005 season... What does your crystal ball tell you ...
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    Hurricane Hilary.. storm track

    http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/graphics_ep4.shtml?5day#contents
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    Fish Taxadermy..

    FYI... I found out that Purfields tackle in Culver City is closing its doors on Sat... They are pretty cleaned out.. but, they have several excellent taxadermy mounts still there.. On TR, they had a 200 plus pound tuna Nice striped marlin Big dorado Giant Pargo Sailfish And a...
  250. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Clipperton Video

    Hey guys, I found this intersting video online.. fly fishing at Clipperton on the Royal Star... I don't know when it was filmed, but you can see Bruce Smith working the deck.. some great video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LrlczAcmXw Enjoy, Jeff
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    Discount pass, Davy's

    http://dailydeals.latimes.com/los-angeles/offers/209 This was in the LA times today.. scroll down for the deal.. Jeff
  252. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The Lupe is producing...

    Copied from the American Anglers Web site....... They Royal Star also had 2 excellent trips there as well... If I were leaving on a 5 day, I would be calling the landing and requesting that they make a run to the Lupe.. Fri. July 29, 2011 Todays bonus surprise were nice Yellowtail...
  253. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Halibut N-CAL vs SCAL

    www.wonews.com/t-FeatureArticle-JumbohalibutandlimitsofstripersonNewHuckFinn-BILLNAKAKI-081108.aspx The attached is from WON in 2008... I paste it here, as I could not believe the calibter of halibut fishing that can be found in NCAL... Has anyone ever seen anything like this here in...
  254. Holi-e-Mackeral

    New Talica 50 specs.

    http://fish.shimano.com/publish/content/global_fish/en/us/index/products/reels/conventional/talica_ii.html FYI... Looks interesting.. Jeff
  255. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Dana Point - Friday

    Went out on the Dana Point morning half day trip with a friend and her son.. Conditions were excellent, mild temps, minimal swell.. etc.. Fished north of the point for a slow pick of small calicos, sand bass and other critters.. There were some barries around for the taking if you soaked a...
  256. Holi-e-Mackeral

    1950's tuna fishing video..

    I ran across this video.. I'm guessing 1950's looks like a local trip targeting albies and fishing Catalina on the same trip.. nice..Gotta love all those jigmasters and spinning reels. For those who fished during that era, I would love to hear some fishing tales... Enjoy...
  257. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Video from Line One charter.. 9 over 300#

    RP video from the Line one charter that caught 9 over 300#.. enjoy, http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/video/video.php?v=182574988457569&oid=124356574261446&comments
  258. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Impaled by a hook on a trip...

    We all know that on rare occasions, guys may catch a hook.. here is a chance to share any photos of these rare events. Here are 3 photos of an angler who tripped over his rod and impaled his ankle with a maurader hook (yes, his own maurader) while fishing at Clipperton Atoll. Yes, that was a...
  259. Holi-e-Mackeral

    How do you know you are a tackle ho ??

    :2gunsfiring_v1:How does an angler determine if he is an elite tackle ho ? You will not become the tackle HO, that guys will post about on this site unless you bring at least 30 comlete outfits on any trip 3 days or longer.. Swing for the fence.. if you cannot take up every rod holder on...
  260. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Wahoo dad catches yellows..

    http://fishintrepid.com/frphotos/5-31-11.jpg
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    Bruce Smith video topic: yellows on bait balls

    From Bill Roeckers website..... Bruce Smith on bait balls... video http://vimeo.com/4064386 Here are some more videos from the same source.. http://vimeo.com/4045353 http://vimeo.com/2663612 http://vimeo.com/12083841 Enjoy, Jeff
  262. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Long Range fishing from the Racks.. video..

    There have not been any reports lately, so we can all think about fishing from these 3 clips.. the first, is from a time when men were men... Enjoy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lp_Rs75-5vI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5mMI8t7vV0&feature=related...
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    Great trip video..

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mWLa_G6Dso&feature=related Enjoy, Jeff
  264. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Comercial albies, helmet cam... video

    Fishing albies in the racks... helmet cam video...Enjoy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y92sqTlz8NY
  265. Holi-e-Mackeral

    How to cook a Bass

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BQFv83QJ2Y&feature=share Can you get enough receipes ? Enjoy, Jeff
  266. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Teflon Tubing ??

    Hi Guys, Does anyone know where to buy 'teflon" tubing for chafing protection ? I used to buy it at a store in Santa Ana that went out of business ??? Anywhere in Southern CA is ok ?? thank you for your help Jeff
  267. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The RP is back in Cow Country.. how will they do ?

    http://www.royalpolaris.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=20&Itemid=26 Lets hope they find that herd of Supers... Tight lines, Jeff
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    World Record Bluefin Tuna photo

    Photo of the world record Bluefin tuna.... Imagine hooking this on a long range boat... http://www.bigmarinefish.com/photos_bluefin_tuna_pg4.html Tight lines, Jeff
  269. Holi-e-Mackeral

    RP is on the way to super cow town..

    Hi guys, Well, the RP picked up its passengers in Cabo yesterday... and they are headed outside.. It will be intersting to see if that school of Super cows will still be around when they hit the Clarion buffer zone.. I have alot of friends on that trip.. so I have my fingers crossed...
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    Catch a 300 # cow or your money back

    If you really want that super cow... you should try this. http://www.bluewaterfishingranch.com/ Tight lines, Jeff
  271. Holi-e-Mackeral

    RP cow and super cow recap...

    Final Notes From a Dandy! Hello All, This will be our final report from a very successful Jerry Brown 18/18! All The Line One Cronies had an awesome time but I thought a mention of known Yellowfin tuna killers for fish over two hundred pounds should be noted! In no particular order Don...
  272. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Vintage photo Sportsfisher "Freedom" from 1950's

    Hi Guys, I found this very old 1950's photo of the Long Beach Based boat "Liberty" For the real old timers, this may be of interest.. Tight lines, Jeff
  273. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Captain Billy Santiago discusses, epic RP trip..

    travel thoughts(2) post this one please! Hello folks, we are currently making way toward San Diego.The weather is still a bit choppy, but all passengers and crew are still in very high spirits from yesterday.Very rarely do I write the nightly report, as i usually just make sure that some...
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    More supers for the RP....

    http://www.royalpolaris.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=20&Itemid=26
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    RP is going for the record of most over 300#

    http://www.royalpolaris.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=20&Itemid=26 This is a truly amazing report.... all this, and they have another 3 1/2 days of fishing left... Tight lines, Jeff
  276. Holi-e-Mackeral

    RP...now has 6 over 300 #...

    Rumour from a fellow BD'er, Reports that the boat caught another 2 super cows today.. heck, who knows what they may catch before it gets dark ??? Lets see what they report tonight ?? Jeff
  277. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The RP is getting the cows....

    http://www.royalpolaris.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=20&Itemid=26 Sounds like excellent big tuna fishing... I bet we all wish we were there right now.. Tight lines, Jeff
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    Want to buy... tuna wall mount

    Hey guys, Anyone have a decent tuna wall mount that they want to sell ???? Tight lines, Jeff
  279. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Polaris - Accurate trip Report..

    To follow is a trip report written by Gary Lacrois of Highline sportsfishing. .He asked me to post it for him.. Sounds like a great trip. Highliner News-Royal Polaris Trip March 2, 2011 I have been home a week now so it is time to get a report out on my most recent trip. It was not...
  280. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Lacrosse boots are available again.

    This was first posted over 2 years ago.. but still a good issue. Hi Guys, The topic of comfortable boots has been debated many times on this site... I have turned quite a few anglers onto these boots.. They have been unavailable for the last 2 years or so... Good news, Lacrosse just got them...
  281. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Fred Hall dates and times.

    http://www.fredhall.com/pages/long_beach/longbeach.php Fred Hall show is just a couple of weeks away.. above is the link to the show information.. Tight lines, Jeff
  282. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Shimano Tiagra 50 W with Spectra

    I have a Tiagra 50 W LRS.. filled with 200# JB hollow spectra... This is ready for you to use as a kite reel... has the normal scratches Has been to Cals and has been serviced after each long trip by Ken's Custom reels.. $ 500.00 I am located in Orange County. Jeff
  283. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Giant tuna next to the boat.. video

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aagWZiQQqlk&feature=related Found this video on Utube.. giant bluefin eating chunk bait.... This is truly amazing..... Enjoy, Jeff
  284. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Bait or Jigs ?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hK3Bb2dOnWQ
  285. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Bait or jigs ???

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hK3Bb2dOnWQ Pretty funny.. this is supposed to be a converstation between Jimmy L, and Steve S.... You figure it out, Jeff
  286. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Polaris trip report

    Royal Polaris Day after Thanksgiving trip.. Ride down/fly back.. 9/12 day Friday Drive down to SD at 3:00 am for an early loading and departure.. It is 37 degrees on the drive down from OC. Loading is quick and efficient. We are all bundled up.. Everyone is excited.. The sea conditions...
  287. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Happy Day after TG... trips..

    To all the anglers out there.. wishing you all a great TG.. And to all of those guys who leave on Friday... may the cows herd up for everyone.. Tight lines, Jeff
  288. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The cow bite continues....

    Long Range Sportfisher - The Excel Boat Reports Stand Up Fishing with Bill Roecker - Southern California Long Range Fishing - Online sales of fishing videos, DVDs, calendars at FishingVideos.com I wonder how they will bite on the dark of the moon.. ???? Tight lines, Jeff
  289. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The RP is back on the cows..

    Boat Reports They are still biting... maybe it will get better...... ??? Jeff
  290. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Indy COW check from WON>

    https://www.wonews.com/Blog.aspx?id=1156&AuthorID=59063&t=Independence+Cow+Check Wednesday, November 03, 2010 THE COW BUZZ Tuesday, November 09, 2010 Independence Cow Check Independence owner/operator Mark Pisano gave me a call last night on the boat's satellite phone to give a rundown...
  291. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The RP, finds the cows for the second day in a row..

    Boat Reports It sounds like the pastures are filling up... lets hope it continues for the next batch of trips to the zone... Big Billy Santiago.. was the captain to find them... congrats.. The Indy also got them.. Day For Trophies 11-06-2010 - Today we did some big game hunting...
  292. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The Inner banks go off for the RP.... Moooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

    Boat Reports Copied from the Royal Polaris Website... All I can say is wow... for those of us leaving on trips this is fantastic news... 2005...?AGAIN!!! Well Folks, Don't you just love it when a plan comes together? Well thats exactly what happened today on the R.P., our...
  293. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Long Range photos, lets see them

    Hi Guys, After the responses I received from my Clipperton photos, I thought, lets do a thread where we can all post our favorite long range photos. Post what you like.. it may be your cow photos, crew, passengers, pranks, food, wild weather, sunsets, islands, action shots etc... Maybe I...
  294. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Intrpid will fish in Panama in 2012

    INTREPID EXPANDS TRIPS TO PANAMA If you're looking for the ultimate fishing adventure, come join Captain Kevin Osborne, crew and local guides when the 116-foot Intrepid heads to Panama in the spring of 2012. Your fishing and cruising "All Inclusive" 8-day limited load adventure will begin...
  295. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Yellowtail in the surf.

    YouTube - Feeding enormous Kingfish on Lord Howe Island. Will Paul loose a finger? From New Zealand... those are yellows... how would you like to see that here in CA waters... Yellowtail are called Kingfish in NZ Tight lines, Jeff
  296. Holi-e-Mackeral

    1000 pound bluefin tuna caught..

    Current Conditions - FishingVideos.com Here is a link to Bill Roekers website.. interesting post on East Coast Giant Bluefin tuna fishing.. Enjoy, Jeff
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    Knot comparison testing.

    Sport Fishing - Sport Fishing Knot Challenge FYI, Jeff
  298. Holi-e-Mackeral

    We lost a really nice guy.. John Kormaru

    I was just notified that a great angler John Kormaru passed away last week. He had just returned from an RP 5 day trip and suffered a massive heart attack driving from the landing over to 5 Star. He was a fun boat companion for anyone who shared a long range trip.. He is gone much too...
  299. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Fishing show bloopers.

    Best Fisherman Bloopers Maybe not LR, but this is funny, Enjoy, Jeff
  300. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Looking for deal on Cold Shrink

    Anyone know of a good source for Cold Shrink ? I'm looking for a good price.. my cat used a couple of my custom rods hypalon as a scratching post... Here is one site I found... 8428-12 :: Cold Shrink Insulator :: 3M Products :: MrSupply.com Jeff...
  301. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Texas Tuna Ranch

    The Lone Star
  302. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Polaris trip report

    My buddy Mike in Arizonia, just got back, he asked me to post his trip report.. here it is... unedited.. Royal Polaris Trip Report Hey Jeff, I recently returned from my yearly long-range trip on the RP… I had been looking forward to this trip all year long. All of the regulars...
  303. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Long Range room-mate from hell

    Its been a while since this was posted... its too funny, so for those of you who have not read it... I will re-print it here for your enjoyment.. (I don't even know who the origional author was, but he does spin a great tale). Feel free to add your stories.. I guess it is time to repost this...
  304. Holi-e-Mackeral

    HB continues to be good for the Excell

    Long Range Sportfisher - The Excel Once the RP took off for the Cape, the Excell got onto the fish... Sounds like excellent fishing... Tight lines, Jeff
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    Royal Polaris.. almost plugged at the HB...

    It sounds like the fishing is over the top for the current Royal Polaris trip.. once they start filling the middle well, it does not take long to fully plug the boat... Heck, even Richard Losey caught fish... Boat Reports Tight lines, Jeff
  306. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Update on Clipperton Atoll.. Tanker on reef

    Stranded tanker Sichem Osprey refloated after grounding on remote Clipperton Atoll. The French navy reports that the vessel was towed off the barrier reef after lightering soyabean oil, tallow and xylene onto a second tanker. The hull was intact and
  307. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Monsterfish TV

    HOME - Monster Fish (TV) It looks like there is somthing new on the way, Tight lines, Jeff
  308. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Tsunami effects seen at Fishermans Landing

    Yes, its true.. Here is video shot from the docks showing the effects of the Tsunami YouTube - San Diego tsunami storm surge Tight lines, Jeff
  309. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Really cool weather site. map

    WunderMap Interactive Radar & Weather Stations : Weather Underground I found this... if you have not used it before, you will like it Tight lines.. Jeff
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    Wahoo Dad gets potential world record

    Our very own Wahoo Dad, Caught a huge gulf grouper on his last trip.. . here is a link to the IGFA for comparison...It looks like he has it beat by 10 #... IGFA - International Game Fish Association Tight lines.. and congratulations.. Dave, Jeff
  311. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Cow Tuna don't bite on the full moon... ???????? or Maybe

    Cow tuna don't bite on the full moon... or ???????? Maybe they do...... Intrepid Daily Fishing Report Tight lines and happy New Year.. Jeff
  312. Holi-e-Mackeral

    If a yellowfin tuna could speak...

    By A Yellowfin Tuna December 10, 2009 | Issue 45•50 What Kind Of Sick Fuck Would Put A Hook In A Juicy Squid Where A Fish Could Easily Eat It? | The Onion - America's Finest News Source I've been swimming for quite some time now, and I gotta tell you, I've seen a lot of shit in my...
  313. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Cow town is perking up...

    Reports from the fleet.. Its improving with the weather.. Wed. Dec. 2, 2009 WELL DESERVED American Angler Fishing Reports Today began as a challenge, however it is amazing how things can change ... just like that. The photos' tell the whole story - we had a very good stop on 80 to...
  314. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Cow Frenzy..

    Well, if these reports don't get your blood boiling..... especially for those guys leaving on trips this coming week.. Intrepid Daily Fishing Report Long Range Sportfisher - The Excel Royal Star Sportfishing Independence Sportfishing - San Diego, CA
  315. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The Cows are biting.

    Hey guys, Here is a second hand report I received this morning from an angler named "Steve". This sounds promising. I'm sure we can find confirmation from the boats reports.. Hey Jeff, The lower banks finally took off today. Scotty from the R.P office, reported that the Spirit of...
  316. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Cape Polaris

    Copied from The Searcher's website.. Searcher Sportfishing, San Diego's highest quality short and long range sportfishing trips. Captain Art's Blog "FOLLOW YOUR FISH" ON TWITTER! 10/31/2009 Memories of Bill Poole Dear Anglers: After a few days of reflecting on my relationship...
  317. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Cow town, wide open.....

    Here are the reports from 2005... just to wet everyones appetite.. Who can say that it will not happen again this season ????? Enjoy the trips through memory lane.. Maybe anglers who were on those trips will share their memories of the epic bite of the last 25 years.. Trip reports...
  318. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Fishing boots..

    Hey guys, If anyone is still looking for some of the lacrosse Hawthorne boots, I found some at a store in Reno... that has several locations..The price was fantastic as they cleared them out.. You can call to see if they have your size.. the price was around $ 44.00/pair. Sportsman's...
  319. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Large tuna on a PL-68 Jig on the Intrepid.

    Copied from the Intrepid's website.. The tuna on the jig is one of the largest I can remember on the PL-68. Has anyone seen a larger model caught on the iron ? Sat. October 17, 2009: As we travel East and towards the Lower Banks the mood is great on the boat and everyone enjoyed a...
  320. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Intrepid daily report

    Intrepid Daily Fishing Report Read about it.. Jeff
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    Intrepid at the HB

    Intrepid Daily Fishing Report First report... sounds promising.. Take a look at the totally flat calm weather in the bakground .....nice.. Tues. October 13, 2009: After all the preparation, rigging, and seminars, we finally made it to the Bank in the late afternoon today. We started out...
  322. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Need help making homemade ugly wahoo lure

    I am looking for ideas for two super ugly wahoo lures.. One for casting, One for the troll. The goal is to use houshold or hardware store materials.. the uglier the better, It is a for a competition on a LR trip in Jan.. So, for the brain trust out there, any ideas... I will...
  323. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Worst shared stateroom story..

    OK, Here is a new topic.. How about sharing your stories about the wost guy you ever shared a stateroom with ????? I have a feeling this will be :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl: Tight lines.........................Jeff
  324. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Boots, keep your feet comfortable.

    From the other site, there is a post on keeping your feet comfortable on your long range trips.. Several brands of boots have been discussed. I am a big fan of the Lacrosse boots. They fit like a tennis shoe, water proof etc.. My feet never ache at the end of a long day at the rail. The...
  325. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Carfull when using a harness...

    LiveLeak.com - He was shark bait
  326. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Long Range return.. airfares are really low

    As an FYI, One way airfares from Los Cabos to SD are selling for less than $ 200.00 on Alaska right now.. So, if you have a long trip next fall or spring, that has a fly back segment from Cabo, this may be the time to lock in one of the lowest rates in years.. Tight lines.. Jeff
  327. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Independence fishing report.. sounds excellent

    From the Indy website... Independence Sportfishing - San Diego, CA 05-26-2009 - Good day, Fishing is still very good on the Independence although a bit more on the manageable side. Today the bite was classic spring 8 day fishing with 3 to 5 fish hooked at one time most of the day...
  328. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Bill Roecker LR article..

    Current Conditions Here is the link to Bills site.. He has done an excellent LR fishing overview... Enjoy, Jeff
  329. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Polaris recent trip report from SD Long Range

    Here is the link to "SD Long Range". Brandon has, once again, done an excellent job on his trip report.. SDLongrange.com 17 Day 2009 Tight lines.. Jeff
  330. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Can you fish two kite baits off a single kite ?

    I asked Fred Archer (on this site) what suggestions he would have about fishing multiple kite baits off of a single kite.. He offered the following rigging suggestion.. http://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/captain-fred-archers-offshore-perspective/143138-holimac-drawing.html Imagine if the...
  331. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Hollow rigging needles

    DaHo Needle Product Lines Spectra Needles... DaHo Hollow Spectra Needles Check these out... I heard that he will sell you an individual sized needle.. Rumour has it these are extremely high quality.. Check out the site. Jeff
  332. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Boaters world Clearance sale.. closing their doors

    Welcome to Boater’s World Marine Center They are closing their stores... and clearance pricing everything... Boating gear, fishing tackle etc... The link takes you to their website to find your local store here in CA... I saw 2 stroke oil at 50% off... . If you need anything...
  333. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Star and Exell report...

    New reports... Royal Star Sportfishing Long Range Sportfisher - The Excel
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    Classis Long Range Video

    YouTube - Pacific Legends - Yellowfin Tuna Offshore I don't know when this was shot... All I can say is Frank has a full head of hair.. I am trying to find the name of a very old video shot on the RP at Clipperton.. Anyone know what it was called ?. Enjoy, Jeff
  335. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The RP gets um, at the HB

    Royal Polaris Sportfishing - Current Conditions Fishign sounds excellent.... Tight lines.. Jeff
  336. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Polaris trip recap..

    Another Great Run (040109) Written by Royal Polaris Wednesday, 01 April 2009 05:39 Hello everyone; I hope your April started out as good as mines. Great weather and another great trip about the Royal Polaris. This years trip (Jerry Browns Line-one open) was a trip to remember...
  337. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Home made Wahoo lures

    On my RP trip that returned last month, we had two anglers who had a contest to make an ugly home made wahoo lure... Claude and Francoise Manegeot from Paris.. are the engineering anglers.. Enjoy the attached photos... Yes, they did get bit.. Tight lines.. Jeff
  338. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Polaris - Accurate trip report. 2/09

    Royal Polaris trip 2/8/09 – 2/26/09 I will call this trip the “Grand Tour”. As we fished at and visited several different areas. It was a very memorable trip in many ways.. I will give you a rundown on the trip and what observations I have on what was successful. 2/8/09 Up in the...
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    Trip reports..

    Current Conditions
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    Excell gets um the beach

    Long Range Sportfisher - The Excel Nice catch.... From the Excel website. Jeff
  341. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Bruce Smith (Shogun) on pulling on cows.

    Here is a post form the Shogun website... FYI.. Shogun Sportfishing - Current Conditions January 18 Written by Shogun Sunday, 18 January 2009 08:29 Travel day, still with lots of rain. No wind though which is nice. So let me jump up on a soap box here, since we are traveling...
  342. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Intrepid brings home the Cows...

    Intrprepid brings home the cows.. From the Intrepid website... Intrepid Daily Fishing Report Mon. January 5, 2009: The Intrepid arrived this morning with a beautiful catch of 176.6 lb to 345 lb Tuna. We would like to thank Shauna Barton and Izorline for an epic trip. Here are the jackpot...
  343. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Dave's two 300 # fish, first ever on a single trip ?

    I have to wonder.. if both of Daves fish weigh over 300 # when the boat gets home, is this the first time EVER that a single angler caught two 300 # fish on a single trip ? Especially on a 10 day....??????? Anyone ??????? Tight lines.. Jeff
  344. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Wahoo-Dad gets two cows in one day..

    Intrepid Daily Fishing Report The New Year started out on the slow side as far as catching big Tuna goes, but by the afternoon things got turned around and we once again boated some very nice fish. We had fish from the 170 lb range on up to our largest fish of the day which taped out at...
  345. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Seiner fishing video

    YouTube - Sonar Tuna fishing Txori Toki Jeff
  346. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The RP finds... mooooo at the HB.

    Royal Polaris Sportfishing - Current Conditions Here is the link to the RP website... tight lines.. Jeff:frehya2:
  347. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Live audio report from 976 Tuna... from the Excell

    976-TUNA If this report from the boat does not get your blood pumping, you should go hold you wifes purse.. Tight lines.. Jeff
  348. Holi-e-Mackeral

    381 # cow photo.. hot off the presses

    Hey guys, I could not help it, I had to go down to see the beast unloaded... I got one photo here. I"m sorry for the poor quality, but I took it with my cell phone camera.. I'm sure there will be many more better shots posted this evening... Also, a photo from the Royal Stars website...
  349. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Cow Tuna

    A look back at the epic 2005 season.. Maybe lightning will strike again ?? Enjoy the From the Excel’s archives More than 200 pounds [ added October 15, 2005 ] Hello Anglers, Today we arrived at the dock and offloaded fish then did jackpot. We brought back a very nice variety...
  350. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Child long Ranger photos...

    Ok, As a followup to the post on how old to take your child on a multiday trip.. Lets see some photos of your kids memorible catches ?? Jeff
  351. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Good video..

    976-TUNA Scroll down a little bit ( on top of screen) Look under the Q105 in blue .. then Q105 Videos... Scroll down the page.. click on the " 10 Day Coast Side Fishing" It is long.... but, there is some great action in the second half on cow tuna.. Enjoy Jeff
  352. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Need help in identifying this angler

    I ran across this photo... and need help figuring out who this lucky angler is... ????? Jeff
  353. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Texas Tuna Ranch

    :hali_ruahahaha:Introducing: Give Us a Day and We'll Give You the Catch of a Lifetime! THERE'S SOMETHING WE DIDN'T TELL YOU ABOUT LONESTAR BLUEWATER FISHING RANCH BECAUSE IT'S SO OUTRAGEOUS, NO MAGAZINE WOULD PRINT IT! CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL STORY - THAT YOU WON'T...
  354. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Star - Tagging trip video.. link

    Royal Star Sportfishing I'm not sure if this has been posted allready.. but, the Stars website has a great 12 minute video from last years tagging trip.. Click on the link, look on the right side of the page for the link to the video.... Enjoy... Jeff :starwarskid5:
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    Live reports from the RP..

    Royal Polaris live reports… Link from 976-Tuna… 976-TUNA 976-TUNA
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    Live audo reports from the fleet

    More live audio reports from "976-Tuna" Excel Audio reports – From 976-Tuna 976-TUNA 976-TUNA 976-TUNA
  357. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Blue fin tuna - found..

    Enjoy, all 3 of these videos.... YouTube - From Bill Roekers site.. another great video... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCnMDooFhlg&feature=related Bluefin tuna fishing YouTube - Catching Giant Tuna Here is an interesting video... at least we know where some of the bluefin...
  358. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Need help, designing tackle box deck pedistal

    You guys know what I mean.. A metal base that lifts my long range box off the deck. For those times when you have to place your box on the deck instead of the racks. So, my question.. For those who have made one before, what suggestions can you offer in terms of materials, design etc ...
  359. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Who is this person ???

    This person was spotted recently down at Fishermans Landing.. Rumours as to its true identity are flying around.. Can you help us find who this is ? For more, click on this link: Slide - Share Slide Show Jeff
  360. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The Intrepid has sailed

    The Intrepid has sailed From Bill Roekers Website.. Intrepid Has Sailed The Intrepid left last night on her maiden voyage for a day and a half. Their next scheduled trip is departing the 22nd on a five-day according to a spokesman for Point Loma Sportfishing. Tight lines.. Jeff
  361. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Guadalupe permits... more info.. Tuesday from SAC

    I sent an e-mail to Bob Fletcher of SAC... below is his response with some additional info on the Guadalupe Permits... Tuesday, August 7, 2007 Jeff: We had received an email from CONANP last Friday indicating that the 5 boats that already held a ‘Temporary Importation Permit’...
  362. Holi-e-Mackeral

    YO's parking lot sale... 7/22 information.. Don't miss it.

    Yo's PARKING LOT SALE AND SEMINAR SUNDAY, JULY 22ND @ 8AM-2PM SEMINAR SPEAKERS VENDORS WITH BOOTHS GRAND RAFFLE PRIZES NO CHECKS! CASH AND CREDIT CARDS ONLY!! 16120 S. WESTERN AVENUE, GARDENA, CA 310/ 532-1376 For anyone that has not gone to this sale, it is like a mini Fred...
  363. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Mexico to allow long lining close to shore..

    New shark regulation in Mexico opens door of destruction DAVE STREGE Register columnist OUTDOORS [email protected] The president of Mexico has been receiving thousands of e-mails in protest over a new fishing regulation that was designed to protect sharks off Baja. But the Shark...
  364. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Q-105 trip report

    Current Conditions Here is a link to Bill Roekers Website.. He has a great trip report with photos posted there.. A great read.. tight lines.. JEff
  365. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Most Comfortable fishing boot I have ever worn..

    I just returned from my Clippeton/HB RP trip.. Prior to the trip, I had a need for a new pair of fishing boots.. In the past, I have worn Extra Tough boots and found them very uncomfortable. I really wanted a shorty style boot. I tried on the Shimano Evair boots and liked their light weight...
  366. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The Cows of last season.. Remember

    Remember the cows..." OK, While all of the LR boats are in port during the Fred Hall Show... here is a little remaniscance from the epic cow tuna fishing that was to be had during the fall spring trips of 2005/2006.. Note the dates on these reports copied from the...
  367. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Big tuna fishing video

    YouTube - thefishingshow Giant Bluefin Tuna Madness Tuna fishing video... If you are not fishing, you might as well watch someone pulling on a huge fish.. Enjoy, Jeff
  368. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Cow tuna

    YouTube - Watching the giant tuna This is a cute link... what sounds do you make when you see a cow tuna ?? Jeff
  369. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Tuna fishing..

    http://www.976-tuna.com/catchit/catchit/3/3_RS_YFT_player.swf Well, if you are not out fishing, you can at least watch someone else who is.. This is a good video.. a couple of years old form 976-tuna, enjoy Jeff
  370. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Where are the AA reports ?

    Hey guys, The Rooster came back a couple of weeks ago.. no posts.. The AA came back over the weekend, no posts.. How about it.. We want to hear about your trips... Jeff
  371. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The poet of the Royal Star... expectations on LR trips.. Must read..

    Copied from the Royal Star Website... A must read.. 11/11/06 We finished the trip strong with steady morning action on school size yellowtail that turned out to be a good warm up for what the afternoon had in store. Very good fishing on twenty five to thirty five pound yellowtail highlighted...
  372. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Where are the first hand reports from the Rooster epic trip ?

    Come on guys, the Rooster docked on Sunday... I am amazed that we have not seen any reports from the anglers on that epic trip.. If you know anyone that was on that trip, ask them to share with the readers on this site... Jeff
  373. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Red Rooster final talley.. How many over 200 # ??????

    Copied from Bill Roeckers website.. :lux: Current Conditions 10/29/06 The Big Bang They say the universe started with the big bang. That might be hard to prove, but this year’s long range, long distance fishing season started with the best bang ever for Andy Cates and his 24 anglers...
  374. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Red Rooster 5 day report 8/19 - 8/15

    "Red Rooster 5 day trip... short version." Wed Aug-16-06 12:24 AM by Holi_e_Mackeral Just returned from a 5 day trip on the Rooster.. WE experienced good weather and good fishing. We spent the first two days at Guadalupe... On day one, the Weather was great.. We saw...
  375. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Red Rooster reports

    http://www.redrooster3.com/reports.htm I guess they are the only boat out right now... Jeff. :ele: :ele:
  376. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Sat Morning.. Live Audio from Cow town.

    Links to 976-Tuna – Live audio reports.. Excell – Report http://www.976-tuna.com/e107_plugins/landing/audio.php?btrack.24.1137255885 From the Independence http://www.976-tuna.com/e107_plugins/landing/audio.php?btrack.235.1137203122
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    Audio reports.. from 2 boats.. on the cows.

    Audio reports.. Lins to the 976-Tuna website.. Good stuff. gunz Links to the 976-Tuna website.. two reports.. Enjoy Royal Polaris – report.. http://www.976-tuna.com/e107_plugins/landing/audio.php?btrack.34.1137120075 Independence… reports...
  378. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Thursday evening audio report from the RP..

    http://www.976-tuna.com/e107_plugins/landing/audio.php?btrack.34.1137118083 Once again, 976-Tuna produces the goods on an excellent audio report from the RP... Good stuff.. Jeff
  379. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Link to live audio from the RP...

    Link to the 976-Tuna website.. Listen to Frank talk about "The Bite" http://www.976-tuna.com/e107_plugins/landing/audio.php?btrack.34.1136764822 Tight lines.. Jeff Fishing is Life... Everything else is just details Member Royal Polaris - 200 # Club.
  380. Holi-e-Mackeral

    300 # cuttoff for the Royal Polaris...

    Can you believe this ? :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: Copied from the RP website.. 01/07/06 Hi folks, I could just say ditto on the weather and ditto on the fishing. All is going very well aboard the Royal Polaris. Today at 15:00 hour I officially called it an afternoon of relaxation...
  381. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Long Range trip reports..

    http://www.fishingvideos.com/news/ Link to Bill Roekers Website.. Reports with photos from the LR fleet returning ove the last couple of days... From 976-Tuna.. On the water report from the Royal Polaris... Great report from Frank...
  382. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Link to 976 Tuna.. live audio from the Q105.. on the cows..

    http://www.976-tuna.com/e107_plugins/landing/audio.php?btrack.13.1136150663 Link to audio from the Q105... they found the cows... :bablefish tight lines.. Jeff
  383. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Sat morning. LR boat reports/recap - searching for the fish..

    The following reports are copied from the websites of the boats.. :( :( :( :( :( Fri., Dec. 30, 2005 American Angler. The boat called in tonight and is having technical difficulties with the computer and were once again not able to send in the email for today's fishing. They reported...
  384. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The American Angler finds the cows...

    American Angler finds the cows...." Hot, copied from the American Angler Website Thurs., Dec. 29, 2005 The boat called tonight to report they were having trouble sending the fish report via email, and also to let everyone know that they have 2 fish over 200lbs -...
  385. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Link to Bill Roekers reports.

    http://www.fishingvideos.com/news/ Bill Roekers website.. always a great read... Tight lines.. :nutkick: Jeff
  386. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Anone fished EC 2002 hooks ?

    Eagle Claw L 2022 Circle Hooks Has anyone fished these hooks for cows ? They look like a 2004 hook but with a wider gap... Anyone ? Jeff
  387. Holi-e-Mackeral

    LR trip recap... reports link to Bill Roekers website.

    http://www.fishingvideos.com/news/ Link to Bill Roekers website. Good reports and photos. :ukliam2: :ukliam2: :devil: :devil: fish2 fish2 :fishx: :fishx: :fishx:
  388. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Sun Morning LR boat reports.

    The following posts are copied from the boats websites as well as other reporting sites. Independence.. 12-10-2005 - Ola, we have just finished our third day on the cow grounds and we had another good day. For the day we had 20 fish from 150 to 260, we also caught 4 70-80 pound yellowfin...
  389. Holi-e-Mackeral

    LR boat reports... Sat Morning.

    LR boat reports... Sat Morning." Sat Dec-10-05 04:52 PM by Holi_e_Mackeral American Angler Fri., Dec. 9, 2005 MY DAY IN THE PICKLE BARREL The highlights of the day included seeing plenty of fish and the weather is just beautiful but as fair as a respectable...
  390. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Audio report from the Excel..

    http://www.976-tuna.com/media/mediapages05/120905excel.htm
  391. Holi-e-Mackeral

    71 cows on board, 4 more days to fish... from the Excel

    From the Excell Hello Anglers, Today was another incredible day of yellowfin action aboard the EXCEL. We picked up 18 fish for the day, a 191, 199, and 16 fish from 204 to 271 pounds. Along with the 200 pound fish that we put in the fish hold we also released 4 fish estimated from 220 to...
  392. Holi-e-Mackeral

    LR boat recap for the fleet Tuesday Morning..

    Live Audio report from the Excel. http://www.976-tuna.com/media/mediapages05/120605excel.htm From the American Angler. Mon., Dec. 5, 2005 Arsenal Traveling up the coast heading for home, we have time to think about the incredible fishing that we were so fortunate to be a part...
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    Live report from the Excell

    http://www.976-tuna.com/e107_plugins/landing/audio.php?btrack.24.1133623034
  394. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Quite a sister act: two tuna for 500 #

    Quite a sister act: two tuna for 500 pounds By Ed Zieralski UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER December 2, 2005 Don't mind Rae and Darryl Rounds if they're just a little proud of their daughters right now. Their grown-up daughters, Kathy and Nancy, fourth-generation San...
  395. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Friday Morning - LR trip recap from the fleet...

    Friday morning reports from the Fleet.. American Angler. Thurs., Dec. 1, 2005 Men It takes a real man to do what we have witnessed the last couple of days. We know that we talked about this last night but we are proud to talk about it again. Our goal for the trip was for everyone...
  396. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Exell report from the HB.. first report..

    From the Excel... Hello Anglers, We had nothing to show for our morning here so we decided to make the journey inside to see if we can get in on the big fish. We have a little over two days to get there so we will check in as we go. Shawn and the crew Fishing Report by: Shawn Steward...
  397. Holi-e-Mackeral

    LR fleet recap for Wed.

    A Recap of the LR fleet…. Simply awsome… Wed., Nov. 30, 2005 The Best - from the American Angler We have to be blessed with the best passengers in the world. We are firm believers in what comes around goes around and from the displays of unselfishness that was witnessed today -...
  398. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Cow reports.. continue..

    From Bill Roekers website.. more trip reports.. :cow: :cow: :cow: :cow: 11/23/05 Just After Dawn “What can I say?” asked Brian Sims after docking Qualifier 105 at Pt. Loma Sportfishing November 23. “They’re still there, still biting. It’s more of the same.” When Sims had...
  399. Holi-e-Mackeral

    More cow town reports.. new..

    The Cows keep coming.. reports" More cow town reports... from Bill Roekers website.. http://www.fishingvideos.com/currentinfo.htm 11/22/05 Double-Hooked Handoff Two dozen fishermen aboard the American Angler with skipper Sam Patella enjoyed a fine ten-day trip...
  400. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Royal Polaris gets a king kong sized tuna..

    http://www.royalpolaris.com/news/media/2005images/20051120-Thanksgiving%202005%20036.jpg Click on the link for a king sized tuna... We can all dream... Tight lines.. Jeff:nopity:
  401. Holi-e-Mackeral

    The cows continue to bite.. audio report from the Excell.

    http://www.976-tuna.com/media/mediapages05/111505excel1.htm Enjoy, Jeff:cow: :cow: :cow: :cow: :cow: :cow: :cow:
  402. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Is the cow bite coming to and end ?

    Is the cow bite coming to an end ?" Each week that goes by, one has to wonder how long it can continue.... ? :Bawling_e :Bawling_e :Bawling_e :Bawling_e :Bawling_e :Bawling_e :Bawling_e :Bawling_e :Bawling_e From the RP website. 11/11/05 Hello everyone, weather today was a...
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    CHP vehicle catches 200 # tuna.

    From today's LA Times.. (Sun) Westminster - 200 # fish blocks the carpool Lane.. A 200 pound frozen tuna caused a minor traffic jam Saturday morning on the San Diego Freeway. "We don't know how it got there. No one called in saying it fell out of a truck or anything." a California Highway...
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    RR 40 over 200 ... mooooooooooo

    CAPTAIN: ANDY CATES DATE OF TRIP: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16 TO SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2005 LENGTH OF TRIP: 14 DAYS PASSENGERS: 24 AREA FISHED: HURRICANE BANK & ALIJOS ROCKS 1st PLACE JACKPOT 265.5 LB YELLOWFIN TUNA...
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    Need new boat cover advice..

    The rains killed my boat cover.... What advice can you offer ? Best prices, Materials et.. Thanks, Jeff
  406. Holi-e-Mackeral

    Need boat cover advice...

    Well the rains killed my boat cover... The sunbrella lasted 5 seasons.. I took it to a canvas repair shop and they told me to bury it... So... Seeking advice on its replacement... Any suggestions on... where to get the best deal, materials for the cover, custom vs semi-custom... I...
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    Billfish: A Challenge for Survival - TV show

    Billfish: A Challenge for Survival. A Guy Harvey movie. Thanks for your interest, so far we know KLCS-TV in L.A. is going to air the program. I don't know their air date but you can call them at 213-241-4035 If you want to see the program in your market, please call you local PBS provider...