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  1. Phat Matt

    Boat Fire in DP ?

    Anyone know details on the boat fire in Dana Point today? I could see the black smoke from pretty far away. I hope everyone is OK!!!
  2. Phat Matt

    Starboard Bait Tank Lid

    Does anyone know who can build me a starboard bait tank lid? Im in the Dana Point area. Thanks Matt
  3. Phat Matt

    V700 Lewmar Install Template

    Anyone know where to get a mounting template for the V700 Windlass? Searched for one but I re-directed to other sites. The ones I did find on-line are not to scale..... Thanks, Matty
  4. Phat Matt

    Parker Seats and Post

    I have two Parker seats for sale Larger one $150.00 SOLD Small One $75.00 (Like New) Including Post
  5. Phat Matt

    Parker Back Folding Seat

    Parker Back Folding Seat Top was on the boat until today....Could use re-upholstering or a little TLC Bottom part was in my garage...Great Shape $500.00 OBO ......reduced $400 From a 2012 Parker 2320 Removed to go with Bolster Pads all the way round instead SOLD
  6. Phat Matt

    Fishworks Pants

    Fishworks Pants $50.00 I have had these for a year ..... wore them twice for a few minutes Too big for me Size 36 SOLD
  7. Phat Matt

    Deck Hatch

    Deck Hatch $10.00
  8. Phat Matt

    Lighting-Halogen

    I have all the lights that came stock on my Parker 2320 Rear Deck, Dome, Red/White), 360 Deg , Bow All for $50.00
  9. Phat Matt

    Parker Double Horn

    Built a Tower and this Parker Horn did not fit the layout $50.00 SOLD
  10. Phat Matt

    Trailer Sapre Tire Holder

    Trailer Spare Tire Holder Does not fit my trailer $30.00
  11. Phat Matt

    Parker Helm Seat & Post

    Stock Parker Helm Seat and Post Really good condition $75.00 How about $50.00..want it gone
  12. Phat Matt

    Arimar P79 Transducer 50/200 khz

    I have a Arimar P79 Transducer - Tilted Element This is the look thru model...looks thru the hull No temp No holes No Distortion Garmin Pin out $50.00
  13. Phat Matt

    Arimar TM 260 - 1 kwt Transducer

    For Sale 1 year old TM260 1 kwt Transducer $500.00 reduced to $450.00 Upgraded system Also have a FCV 585 with screen issues free SOLD
  14. Phat Matt

    Garmin 1242xvs touch transducer selection?

    Can anyone recommend a thru hull transducer for the Garmon 1242xvs touch. I want a 1000W thru hull to get the best possible image.
  15. Phat Matt

    Parker 2320 transom deadrise question

    Do any of you know what the deadrise is on the transom of the 2320 Parker. I want to put a thru hull transducer in but dont know what degree of tilt to get on the transducer. Arimar sells 20 deg tilt, 12 deg tilt and 0 deg tilt Thanks matt
  16. Phat Matt

    Parker 2320 transom deadrise qustion

    Do any of you know what the deadrise is on the transom of the 2320 Parker. I want to put a thru hull transducer in but dont know what degree of tilt to get on the transducer. Arimar sells 20 deg tilt, 12 deg tilt and 0 deg tilt Thanks matt
  17. Phat Matt

    Radar Stand

    Looking for a Radar Stand. Anyone have one that they are not using? Thanks Matt
  18. Phat Matt

    Parker Stock Helm Seat & Post

    Parker stock helm seat and post. No mounting hardware. Very clean $75 PM if interested
  19. Phat Matt

    Stainless 3 Bade Prop

    Stainless 3 Blade prop $250.00 PM if Interested Reduced $200.00 SOLD
  20. Phat Matt

    360 Degree Light

    Removed from my 2012 Parker 360 Degree White Light $15 PM if interested
  21. Phat Matt

    Parker Double Horn

    Removed from my 2012 Parker Double Horn $50 PM if Interested
  22. Phat Matt

    Capstan 300 Winch

    Capstan 300 Winch $350.00-PM me if you are interested
  23. Phat Matt

    Not a fish report-Are Cast Nets Legal

    Are Cast Nets legal south of Pt Conception yet? I heard the is legislation to make them legal in So Cal...Any new news?
  24. Phat Matt

    Traeger Pro Series 22

    Traeger Pro Series 22 Approx 1 yr old Has front folding shelf, Upper grill rack and cover Do not have the meet temp probe $450.00 Reduced to $400.00 Upgraded to the Pro Series 34
  25. Phat Matt

    Accurate 400 Duantless - 50# Spectra

    Accurate 400 Dauntless 2 speed Very good condition too many reels in this line class $350.00 Serviced by Accurate very recently
  26. Phat Matt

    8'6" Dingy

    Looking for an 8'6" or 9' inflatable dingy. West marine, Zodiac Etc..... Anyone have one laying around that they are not using anymore or tired of moving around the garage? Thanks Matt
  27. Phat Matt

    Rocket Launcher Rod Rack (6)

    I have a Rocket Launcher - 6 Rods $200.00
  28. Phat Matt

    Question: Arimar 1kw Transom Mount Transducer

    Has anyone installed and used a Arimar 1kw transom mount transducer? I ordered one on line and was surprised on how big it is when it arrived. Wondering if the performance of this unit is better when compared with the standard 600W transom mount transducer. Any feed back would be appreciated...
  29. Phat Matt

    Parker Stock Bait Tank-$250.00-reduced $200

    FOR SALE Parker stock bait tank Approx 30-35 gallons $300.00 Lowered - $250.00 This is the one that is in there CC with seats attached
  30. Phat Matt

    2005-225 Edgewater For Sale-Reduced $28K

    Reduced to 28K OBO 2005 EDGEWATER CC FOR SALE - “ PHAT MATT” 2005 225HP YAMAHA OUTBOARD 2800 HOURS 125-GALLON FUEL CAPACITY EXHAUST ISSUE HAS BEEN UPDATED NEW YAMAHA LOWER END 40 HOURS LOWRANCE HDS 7 GEN 2 TOUCH SCREEN PLOTTER\DEPTH FINDER TRANSOM TRANSDUCER FURUNO FCV 627 DEPTH...
  31. Phat Matt

    Boston Whaler Montauk 17 For Sale-SOLD

    1989 Boston Whaler Montauk 17 - 90HP Yamaha 2 Stroke Furuno Depth Finder Grey Scale 20 Gallon Poly Live Well Newer Tempo gas tank-25 Gallons Overkill Pacific Trailer with spare tire (Super nice trailer) Super clean hull - always covered The tilt motor on the 90HP Yamaha is non-operable...
  32. Phat Matt

    WTB-45-55 Gallon Fibeglass Bait Tank

    Looking for a 45-55 Gallon Bait Tank Offshore, Blue Water, Pacific Edge Let me know if you have one Thanks Matt
  33. Phat Matt

    SEI Marine Products?

    Have any of you dealt with SEI Marine Products in Florida in the past. If so what was your experience good or bad?? The make after market stern drives and Lower units for most motor brands. Thanks Matty
  34. Phat Matt

    What is the best brand of Trailer Bunk Carpet?

    I looking to replace my trailer bunk carpet and am wondering what the best brand is and where to get it. I got some cheap bunk carpet off of Amazon in the past but the sun destroyed in short order when the boat was in the slip. Any help would be appreciated. What about that plastic covering...
  35. Phat Matt

    Offshore 7/9/2017 209 - 312 Trip

    Fished Sunday with Brit myself and our sons Father son day Scratched some small YT off of a paddy I could see a few seiners on the horizon most of the day Located a nice big breezer of YFT and sure enough- here comes the seiner Deploys the skiff off the transom and raps the entire school...
  36. Phat Matt

    Dana PT 6/16/17

    Jersey Bro and I have been fishing Fridays for the last 20 years or so... While many others were offshore chasing the allusive Tuna bite we decided to pound some sand for the notoriously finicky California Halibut. It was tempting to point it off-shore in grease calm conditions but we stuck to...
  37. Phat Matt

    CALM BEFORE THE STORM 5/5/2017 DP

    Met Jersey Bro at my slip at grey and loaded up some cured mini macks I have stored in my LIVE BAIT PEN. Headed over to the secret spot to sit on some Seabass for a few hours. Tons of macks all around us so we made another scoop or so while on the anchor waiting for a bite on the allusive...
  38. Phat Matt

    WTB- Calstar GFGR 700XH or GFGR 765M

    Looking for a Calstar GFGR 700XH or GFGR 765M PM please Thanks Matty
  39. Phat Matt

    WTB- Calstar GFGR 700XH or GFGR 765M

    Anyone have a 700XH Graphiter they want to sell? Or a GFGR 765M ...... Thanks
  40. Phat Matt

    EASTER - HALIBUT TACOS

    Couple of Table Fair size Halibut for Easter Sunday Dinner Great couple of hours on the water off Dana Point They seem to be hungry Uncle Steve had the HOT STICK
  41. Phat Matt

    WTB- Calstar GFGR 700XH

    Looking for a Calstar 700XH 40-100 Stick Any one have one they want to sell? Thanks Matt
  42. Phat Matt

    What Shimano Rod to pair with TAC 25II

    What would be the best Shimano Rod to pair up with TAC 25II 80 # Set up Thanks Matt
  43. Phat Matt

    A few Rods & Reels , Shimano , Calstar, Diawa

    Shimano Calcutta 400 Level Wind Good Shape $100 40# Spectra Torium 16 - Mechanically good - Scratched up $75.00 - 50# Spectra-SOLD Custom Calstar 670H 30-80 - Very Good Condition $150.00 Shimano Tallus 25-40# Very Good Condition $75.00-SOLD Diawa Bass Rod 12-25 7' Very Good Condition...
  44. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt 4/1/2017

    With a heavy heart I am reporting the loss of of my Father He passed on St Patty's day 3/17/2017 after a long courageous battle with Alzheimer He was not only my father but a life long hunting and fishing partner and an all around good guy with a gentle soul and a great sense of humor I went...
  45. Phat Matt

    WTB - Sea Star Hydraulic Helm Pump

    Looking for a Sea Star Hydraulic Helm pump My Helm pump leaked all the fluid out and failed Model number HH6541(1.7) or HH5741 (1.7) Any one have one laying around and want to sell it call me at 949 212-0866 Thanks Matt
  46. Phat Matt

    Shimano Torium 16, Tallus 25-40 #, Diawa Bass Rod

    Torium 16 - Scratched but great mechanical $100.00 Tallus 7' 25-40 # rod $75.00 Diawa Calico Rod - Cork Grip Trigger $75.00
  47. Phat Matt

    Accurate 270 FS

    Accurate 270 Single Speed For Sale Loaded with 65 # Spectra $225.00 Very good condition-Strong Reel
  48. Phat Matt

    Back to Basics - DP BUTT

    Late start - close to home- Fishing the prime tide swings near structure - BINGO
  49. Phat Matt

    BOYCOTT LOWRANCE MARINE PRODUCS

    BOYCOTT LOWRANCE MARINE PRODUCTS - POS COMPANY - DON'T FALL FOR THEIR REBATE PROGRAM - DISHONORABLE COMPANY SHOULD HAVE BOUGHT GARMIN
  50. Phat Matt

    WTT-Accurate Blue Extreme handle for a Wiffle Ball Handle

    Anyone have Accurate handles that want to trade for the Blue Extreme handle. Looking for a Wiffle Ball Handle. Matt
  51. Phat Matt

    Feedback - Fujinon Techostabi Jr gyro binoculars 12x32

    Do any of you have this set of Bino's. Looking for some reviews of this product. Fujinon Techostabi Jr gyro binoculars 12x32 Thanks Matty
  52. Phat Matt

    Accurate 600 DX2 NN BS - FOR SALE

    Mint DX2 600 NN BS - Loaded with 65 lb spectra. 2 Speed $500.00 SOLD
  53. Phat Matt

    WTB - Rapture 14.25 X 17 R 3 Blade SS Prop

    Looking for a SS 3 blade Rapture prop 14.25 X 17R Part #033074. Lost a one blade off my prop recently..Shook & vibrated radically ...thought I lost the lower unit. If anyone has one laying around collecting dust please contact me. Thanks Matt Cell 949 212-0866
  54. Phat Matt

    WTB-Accurate DP 600N 2 Speed

    Looking for an Accurate DP or BX 600N 2 speed. Cell 949 212-0866 Thanks Matt
  55. Phat Matt

    WTB - Accurate BX2 600N

    If anyone has one laying around please ping me. Thanks Matt
  56. Phat Matt

    WTB - Accuarte BX2 600N

    Looking for an Accurate BX2 600N Please ping me if you have one for sale Thanks Matty
  57. Phat Matt

    LIVE BAIT PENS

    The season is right around the corner........SLAMMER model is looking good for 2015. PM with any questions or interest.
  58. Phat Matt

    Accurate BX 400 2 Speed

    I have an Accurate Boss 400 2 speed loaded with 65Lb Spectra Great Condition Blue Extreme Handle $375.00
  59. Phat Matt

    F225 Yamaha Throttle Cable ?

    Have any of you replaced a throttle cable on a F225 Yamaha? My cable in sticking and needs to be replaced. Any input would be appreciated! Its a 2005 model. Thanks, Matt
  60. Phat Matt

    Looking for feed back -Galcier Bay 2690 Pilot House

    Looking at a 2008 2690 Glacier Bay Anyone have experience with this vessel? Over all good and bad? How does it ride down swell? Is a cat the correct boat for so cal? Any input will be much appreciated!! Matty
  61. Phat Matt

    Looking for feed back-Glacier Bay 2690 Pilot House

    Looking at a 2008 2690 Glacier Bay Anyone have experience with this vessel? Over all good and bad? How does it ride down swell? Is a cat the correct boat for so cal? Any input will be much appreciated!! Matty
  62. Phat Matt

    Offshore YFT Dana Pt. - Labor Day Weekend

    Got into a few YFT with a few good friends. Same drill as everyone else. PS: I fished Monday and wind blew us off the water early!
  63. Phat Matt

    Offshore YFT @ 43 8/24/14

    My son and I ran down to the 43 from Dana Pt Sunday 8/24/14. Landed our first YFT on a paddy..then a friend calls me into a good bite. Randy on the REEL TIME..thanks for the call in. Hooked about a dozen fish and only kept six. Super fun fishing with my son. When we were done we were 57 miles...
  64. Phat Matt

    Offshore 302 8/17/14

    Decided to trailer down to Shelter Island and launch to fish Mexican waters. My crew was my son Zach and my Buddy Todd whom I fished all over the place with over many years. Arrived at the ramp at 4AM and the receiver line at 4:30. About 20 boats ahead ....got great sardine and off we went. It...
  65. Phat Matt

    LIVE BAIT PEN

    Check the LIVE BAIT PEN... Cured bait in your slip. With the bait situation this year....nothing better than skipping on the long bait lines at the bait dock.
  66. Phat Matt

    8/10/14 Paddy Hopping DP

    I herd something Saturday afternoon that I have never herd in 23 years of marriage. "I want to go paddy hooping with you Sunday. SHOCKED...I said ya ..lets go. Did not want to get into a foamer tuna bite with my wife who has never caught anything more than a Calico Bass. Keep it easy and...
  67. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt - Local Bite

    Fished with my son Zach & buddy Britt. Never got more than 10 mile off the point. Incredible bite going on close to home! Go get em!! I think everyone out there did well. Great variety - BFT, YFT, YT and Doritos One troll fish the rest on sardines on several paddys
  68. Phat Matt

    WTB - Seastar HH5741 Helm

    Does anyone have a Seastar HH5741 helm laying around they want to sell? Thanks Matty
  69. Phat Matt

    Really Good Calico Fishing

    Fished with my buddy Brit on his 55th B-Day. This guy loves calico fishing. If your into Calico's ....it is wide open on chovies. Every bait that hit the water was inhaled by a quality calico!!
  70. Phat Matt

    Bitch Slapped by a Thresher

    Hooked a nice thresher last evening. Tail whipped me in the right eye at gaff. Packs a mean punch. Splintered my gaff.............mayhem! Look out!!!!!!!!!!
  71. Phat Matt

    225 Edgewater CC For Sale

    2005 Edgewater 225 CC 225HP Yamaha 4 Stroke 1500 Hours (new power head by Gonzalo) 45 Gallon Off shore bait tank lean post set up. 12 Rocket Launchers Furuno Fish finder Furuno Radar Sony AM/FM CD player Garmin GPS 3206 Lewmar Windless Lenco Trim Tabs Custom Tackle Locker Proven...
  72. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt Halibut

    1st butt of spring 2014! Stoked ate a live mini mack in 52 feet - 63 deg water
  73. Phat Matt

    WTB-Yamaha F70 Outboard

    Looking for a F70 or F75 Anyone know of one please let me know. Boats.net have pretty good deals on new ones...could end up being an option. Thought would ask this forum first. Thanks Matt
  74. Phat Matt

    Shimano 20/40 Graphite Reel For Sale

    Shimano 20/40 $40.00
  75. Phat Matt

    Penn 2 Speed For Sale

    Penn graphite lever drag 2 speed 20. $100.00 Great Thresher shark reel!
  76. Phat Matt

    WTB-Accurate 197 - Anyone have on for sale?

    Looking for an accurate 197 single speed. Anyone have one laying around not being used that they want to sell? Thanks Matt
  77. Phat Matt

    Center Counsel T-Top Cover FOR SALE

    I have a T-Top cover that goes over the entire T-Top down to the floor. Has a velcro slot for antennas on the top back. This fits over a extra large T-Top. Going to get a custom one made. Little use... no tears or mold. $150.00 Matt
  78. Phat Matt

    Penn \ Shimano 2 Speeds For Sale

    Shimano 30 2 speed Penn 20 2 Speed Shimano 20/40 Star Drag $300.00 For All Matty
  79. Phat Matt

    Shimano TLD's For Sale

    I have several Shimano TLD's for sale TLD 30 2 Speed $140.00 TLD 25 Single Speed $90.00 TLD 20 Single Speed $90.00 TLD 20/40 Star Drag $40.00 Penn 750 SS Spinner $30.00 SOLD Anchor $30 Anchor Roller $75.00 SOLD PM if you have any questions. Matty
  80. Phat Matt

    DP 10/27 Bouncing Afternoon

    Decided to fish the afternoon minimal tide swing with the small slow flood tide in mind. Tried a new Dodger/live bait set up I have been thiking about lately. It worked! Nice afternoon of fishing with sheet glass conditions. Matty
  81. Phat Matt

    Good offshore season-Back to BUTT fishing

    I had a really good offshore season this year with several trips with BFT on the boat and some nice Dorado. But I really like hunting for those finicky halibut along the DP coast line. Back to basics for me...I love the fall in southern cal!!!! [ATTACH=CONFIG]475243
  82. Phat Matt

    Offshore DP long triangle

    Anyone ever see one of these? Left the slip at 6am withe Jerseybro ... Sheet glass. Got a great scoop of bait at the receiver and offshore we went. Was able to run at 25mph easy today so I decided to cover some water. Went thru the 209 down about 6-8 passed the 181. Stopped on about 10...
  83. Phat Matt

    Offshore Patty Hopping SD 8/2

    Went patty hopping out of SD...SW of the 425 wide Yellows. We had some dorado jumping around but no biters... Pens sounded slow but never made it there. Fun Day with my son Zach and my buddy Doug Dorsey!
  84. Phat Matt

    Offshore Tuna Pens 7/27

    Posted this on the wrong page I guess Left harbor Island marina at 1AM. Puttered through the bump at 10 knots. 5 Hours later we are at the pens with several sporties and privates. Start trolling small jet head feathers and looking around at o-dark. Near the second pen the sun was just...
  85. Phat Matt

    Tuna Pens - Saturday 7/27

    Left harbor Island marina at 1AM. Puttered through the bump at 10 knots. 5 Hours later we are at the pens with several sporties and privates. Start trolling small jet head feathers and looking around at o-dark. Near the second pen the sun was just coming up and there are hook-ups all around...
  86. Phat Matt

    Yamaha 225 45 Stoke Whhite Exhaust

    Some days I see excessive white exhaust smoke coming from my 225HP 4 Stroke Yr 2005. Some days I see no white smoke. I read the exhaust corrosion issue thread and am wondering if this is a start to the corrosion issue. Others have posted that they saw water coming out of holes in the head and...
  87. Phat Matt

    Accurate Reels?

    How do you guys like Accurate Reels? I am looking to by a few and am seeking some feedback on these reels. Looking at the 870 for WSB season. Any info would be appreciated. Matty
  88. Phat Matt

    Anyone know a good rod rapper

    I have a 700L Calstar Graphiter blank I want rapped. Do any of you know a good, reasonable rod builder? If you do please let me know. Thanks Matty
  89. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt 2/16 - Slow Day

    Got out and pounded sand for a few hours Saturday. Pretty much wanted to run my boat for a few hours since I have not been fishing lately. No biters other than one destroyed sardine that did not stick. Probably was a good size BUTT right next to the reef I was fishing. Oh well next time. Nice...
  90. Phat Matt

    Anchor Roller, Magma Grill, Anchor

    Anchor Roller $75.00 Magma Charcoal Grill $50.00 Anchor $35.00
  91. Phat Matt

    Beautiful Tides

    Great halibut tide swing late morning all weekend. :oinker: Matty
  92. Phat Matt

    Large Dansforth Anchor For Sale

    Large Dansforth Anchor $40.00 :rofl:
  93. Phat Matt

    Large Dansforth Anchor

    Large Dansforth anchor for sale $40.00
  94. Phat Matt

    DP 11/16/2012 Before Noon

    BUTT fished with my Dad today who is out here escaping Hurricane Sandy. And what a bitch she was!! Real nice flat calm water with a good uphill current and major sign of Squid..all looked good. Got a few today..and one PIG! :2gunsfiring_v1: 45" Lady Matty Water was 59
  95. Phat Matt

    Steering wheel

    I have a steering wheel that came off my 24 Skipjack. $25.00 Matty
  96. Phat Matt

    Anchor Roller

    Was going to use this on my Edgewater but ended up going with an Anchorlift model. So I am selling this one. Custom designed stainless plate attachment - white powder coated. Pretty nice unit just didn't work out for me. $100.00 or trade for a curado 200 E7 How about $75.00 Matty
  97. Phat Matt

    Barby - MAGMA - Charcoal Model

    MAGMA-Charcoal model - rod holder type $70.00 Also looking for a Curado 200 E7 reel -Trade
  98. Phat Matt

    Two Lead Melting Pots-Ladle

    I have 2 lead melting pots and ladle $60.00 for all Also looking for Curado Reels
  99. Phat Matt

    How do you measure chain?

    I bought a Lewmar 700 winless and need to get the proper size chain. The Lewmar 700 requires 6mm-7mm, 1/4 chain. My question is how do i measure some galvy chain I already have? The width of the link? the length?? OD, ID ??? Thanks Matty
  100. Phat Matt

    You write the caption

    Knuckle heads! Boat name "REEL DUMB"
  101. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt. - 9/8 Crowd Control to Major Tom

    Fished Dana pt 9/8.. I have been back east for a month tending to some family issues and am finally back! Decided to head off shore to do some paddy hopping and see if I could find some Dorado or YT. 65.5 degrees outside the harbor and some bump...good to back on the water!! Temps...
  102. Phat Matt

    Fished South of Dana Pt 7/26/12

    First off we headed offshore to look for some kelps. Did a 20 mile loop maybe 10-12 off and 10-12 down. Did not see one kelp. Saw a good size bait school being pushed by a few makos. Headed in to do some BUTT fishing..I know boring fishing to most.. A couple of table fish. :hali_olutta...
  103. Phat Matt

    EPIC BUTT BITE!

    Fished south of DP harbor for a great halibut bite 65 deg H20 cleaning up nice blue green water
  104. Phat Matt

    Full Rear Cockpit Bimini-24 Skipjack

    I have a rear full cockpit cover for a 24 Skipjack. Good Condition and has blue canvas. $100 OBO Matty
  105. Phat Matt

    Back to Basics

    Decided to go back to what I know and forget the WSB bites. Jimbo with some nice table fair. 3 keepers
  106. Phat Matt

    DP Halibut - Pounded Tons of Sand for ZILCH

    Pounded tons of sand with Dodgers and live bait Friday and Sunday. No biters :finger: DP Bait has huge dines....large mack size and beat up. Not their fault but thats what they have now. Will wait for better conditions inshore...very green off-color water but is 60 +degrees. So that is...
  107. Phat Matt

    Saltwater REDNECK

    Saltwater REDNECK :hali_olutta:
  108. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt. 1/20/2012

    Decided to make a late start and bounce before the storm. I was planning on making some squid but I could get any to go. Made a few sardines and mini macks and went north of the harbor to start. No biters in the area so I headed south of the harbor to one of my favorite spots. bounced for a...
  109. Phat Matt

    Lobster Card Info?

    I don't lobster fish much but check this out... I got a few hoops for xmas and was planning on going out this evening to give it a go. So I go to Walmart to get a 2011 lobster card and this what I found out. You can't buy a 2011 lobster card any more this year ..ie...the last few days...
  110. Phat Matt

    Fishing The Tides

    I know...not really a fish report........ You all know the the black book tide charts that are sold at all the local tackle shops?? I went to Hogans today and the kids said that the company (Pacific Publishers) that put these out are out of business. I have always used them as a sort journal...
  111. Phat Matt

    Dp SOLE Brother

    Fish a bit this weekend. Went to some stones and got a nice Copper. Fished the BUTTS for a bunch of shorts and a cute little SOLE brother. :hali_olutta:
  112. Phat Matt

    Quality Reds

    Spent a half day with D Hansen and J Bro. Got some nice weather and some nice local reds and a few new spots to boot!:eyepoppin Quality time with quality people!
  113. Phat Matt

    Poor Man Outriggers

    I have two sets of poor mans out riggers They are a good design but don't work for my boat $ 60 per set Matty SOLD
  114. Phat Matt

    Radar Arch

    SOLD Radar Stand 7" tall No brand name Never used it on my Skippy South Bend Shawn has first dibs. $50.00 Pics Matty
  115. Phat Matt

    Major Trouble in Happy Valley!

    Hate to see Joe Pa go down at the end of his incredible run at he hands of Sanduskys' fucked up problems. :finger: What a shame!!!! Matty
  116. Phat Matt

    BUTT Bouncing

    The weekends line up. :2gunsfiring_v1:
  117. Phat Matt

    Saluki's new ride

    Check it out....:rofl:
  118. Phat Matt

    Bouncing in the Fog-Dana Pt 10/14

    Had a nice half day with my buddy Jimbo "Jersey Bro". Nice to see you...its been a while! Joe at the receiver tells us "it only small chovie" so we pass on the pin heads and try to make some macks...no macks to be made but the water looked pretty clean. No red tide to speak of... So off to...
  119. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt.-Bounce Ball Afternoon

    Bounced just south of the harbor from 1PM - 4PM. Lost a huge fish to drag failure on my TLD 15..older reel...needs service. Heavy duty headshakes...ouch!! About an hour later another biter..not as big but great head shake none the less. 40" fish :2gunsfiring_v1: Less red tide today...
  120. Phat Matt

    Got my Tackle Station Today

    Got my tackle station today from boatoutfitters.com. Barret and Shad used these guys and the product looks top notch. Will up date some pics during install. Planning the install now in my 225 Edgewater CC. Should hold some tackle ;}
  121. Phat Matt

    Not my BUTT-Checkit out

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2043175/Reinhard-Wuhrmann-Retired-policeman-catches-record-breaking-halibut-Norway.html 38.5 stone just sharing
  122. Phat Matt

    Goose Dodger Rig

    Over the weekend 15 # BUTT on a Purple Haze White Hoochie/White Grub. Caught in 55 Ft of Red Tide Water off a local reef. 1 Biter .. 1 head shaker in the boat. :2gunsfiring_v1: Ended up fishing Calico at Cottons Pt.. Good to Excellent Calico fishing with a few lunkers to 5-6 lbs...
  123. Phat Matt

    Discount Coupons boatoutfitters.com???

    Does anyone on here know how to get a discount coupon for boatoutfitters.com? I noticed Barret ..then Shad...using these really nice pre-fabbed tackle centers on their boat re-build projects and am interest in installing one on my boat. When I was checking out when placing an order I noticed...
  124. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt Red Tide

    Red Tide Blues Extreme red tide all around DP. Not Good :finger:
  125. Phat Matt

    Poor Man Out Riggers

    UPDATE This guy Gregg PM'd me last week and said he would be in AZ for the week and he would be real close to J's shop in Gilbert AZ and if I could contact J and set it up he would be willing to stop by and pick up my Po mans that I ordered a while back. What a great guy to do this for...
  126. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt - Dodger BUTT

    Left the dock late and decided to give Gooses' dodgers a legit shot. Went to one of my spots south of the harbor and just a few minutes later the dodger loads up and its on. Biggest BUTT i have hooked on an artificial lure. 60 ft water is 67-68 and getting bluer by the day. Bait was...
  127. Phat Matt

    Just a TableFish

    South of DP 40 ft They are finally starting to bite
  128. Phat Matt

    Garmin 3206 Freezing Screen?

    I have a Garmin 3206 and have an issue with the screen freezing up. I was wondering if anybody may have had this issue in the past. It was working fine all morning then on the way in the screen froze on where I was fishing earlier. No other functions worked..sort like your PC freezing up. It...
  129. Phat Matt

    Gonzalo-West Coast Marine

    Just wanted to give props to Gonzalo at West Coast Marine in Costa Mesa. I had a few issues with my 225 yamaha 4S....leaky power head ans leaky lower unit. Took the boat in Wednesday Morning and it was done on Friday. Very professional and reasonable. The only complaint I have now is I...
  130. Phat Matt

    Yamaha 225 4 stroke Lower Unit?

    Anyone know the capacity of the lower unit fluid in the 2005 225 4 stroke. Thanks, Matty
  131. Phat Matt

    Way Inshore-Curisoty Question?

    I was surfing with my daughter Sunday in very small surf in S. San Clemente and kept walking over what seemed to be a million little pebbles on the low tide sand bar. So I reached down a dug a scoop of these pebbles..turns out they were tiny little calms...by the billions. I have seen these...
  132. Phat Matt

    Drain Plug Re-Do? 5200?

    My drain plug housing on my 225 Edgewater came loose and the original adhesive sort of failed. Last time in the slip for the weekend I had a significant amount of water in the bilge when I pulled the boat. So I removed the drain plug thru-hull housing and cleaned up the hole and got slightly...
  133. Phat Matt

    Pounded Sand S. oF Dana Pt.

    Have not been out much lately. Launched at 7.30 on Friday and headed south with a stiff off-shore breeze. Water was about 58 at the start and climbed to about 60.5 later and was dirty brown/green. Crew was Jersey Bro and myself. We pounded sand with really good live sardines/chovie mix from Jeff...
  134. Phat Matt

    Wahoo 94Lb Puerto Rico

    http://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=1898540311282&set=a.1898533951123.113732.1474860818&theater http://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=1898546791444&set=a.1898533951123.113732.1474860818&theater...
  135. Phat Matt

    New Electronics on The Phat Matt

    Upgraded my 178C Garmin to a Garmin 3206 plotter & a FCV 620 Furuno Sounder. Also installed a Arimar B60 600W thru-hull ducer. Can't wait to see the difference. Matty Getting ready for the season!! I hope its better that last year although sea bass and butt fishing was off the hook last...
  136. Phat Matt

    Classic - 1973 VW Westy Camper Bus

    SOLD 1973 VW Westy Camper Bus Has 1700 Motor converted to a single carb & Electronic Fuel Pump-Runs Great! Very clean bus inside - straight outside Has brand new tent in pop-up. Has fold out table and all seating..kids cot Brand new shifter Newer tires CD player All new German rubber...
  137. Phat Matt

    Furuno FCV 620

    Looking for a FCV 620 Furuno fish finder. Any one have one they want to sell or know of good place to get one??? Thanks, Matty
  138. Phat Matt

    Sakty Goes Steelhead Fishing-So OC

    Not much fishing over the holiday but man o man are the creeks full..just thought i would share... Salty goes Steelhead fishing in San Mateo..................
  139. Phat Matt

    Guess The Location

    Not much fishing over the xmas holiday week so went hiking...Gues the location
  140. Phat Matt

    Garmin GPS 3206 - 4210 Opinions/Reviews??

    Has anyone here used the Garmin 3206..I think it is a discontinued model. I have found these units on E-Bay for about $600. Has anyone here used the Garmin 4210?? I found this unit for about $1800 Looking to upgrade my electronics and just starting to research. I would like to stick with...
  141. Phat Matt

    Garmim 3206 Garmin 4210 Opinions/Reviews??

    Has anyone here used the Garmin 3206..I think it is a discontinued model. I have found these units on E-Bay for about $600. Has anyone here used the Garmin 4210?? I found this unit for about $1800 Looking to upgrade my electronics and just starting to research. I would like to stick with...
  142. Phat Matt

    BUTT Fishing DP 11/5 for 5

    Headed south of the harbor at 7:30 with Jimbo and a half scoop of dinos..thanks Jeff... Pounded sand until 1PM for 5 cutter size keepers for the dinner table and smoker! :drool: All fish caught in 30-35 ft water temp 63 Super nice weather out there!! Matty
  143. Phat Matt

    BUTT Fishing DP 10/7

    Late start at 8:30AM solo. Made about a dozen mackies @ the south barber pole. Pounded sand not far from the harbor in 55 ft. Hooked a good one :2gunsfiring_v1: in the box.... Lost another :finger: Hooked about 4-5 leopard sharks today..they are there in large numbers... I think...
  144. Phat Matt

    Pounded Sand DP South 9/25

    Made a late start solo @ 9:30 & Skipped the bait barge and headed to he barber poles to make some bait. Not much there so I headed off-shore a few miles and found a paddy loaded with perfect minnys. Made about three dozen and headed to my spots on the beach. Pounded it for a few shorts and one...
  145. Phat Matt

    9/24/10 Calico Slay!

    My friend Brit and I slayed the checkers @ Cottons Pt today. Perfect size bait at DP. Caught and release 60 bass..great fun. Sounded slow on the outer banks for tuna. Anchored in 50 ft just of the NW corner. Full spawn colors!! Couple short WSB safely released. A good alternative to the...
  146. Phat Matt

    TWO HEAVY DUTY BOAT STANDS FOR SALE

    I HAVE TWO HEAVY BOAT STANDS FOR SALE $250.00 FOR THE PAIR MATTY
  147. Phat Matt

    Bouncing South of DP 7/2

    Met Jimbo at he harbor and headed south today. Got a few keepers and a lost a heart breaker..!! Next time...:2gunsfiring_v1: Good day on the water..lots of life. Water dropped to 66-67. Matty Happy 4th!!!!!!!!!!
  148. Phat Matt

    Squid Boat in Mission Beach??

    Can anyone confirm if the squid boat is at Mission Beach 6/29?? Thanks, Matty
  149. Phat Matt

    WTB-Ratcheting Antenna Mount SS

    Looking for a stainless Antenna mount. Needs to be Ratcheting type so that I can lay it down on the t-top. Anyone have one laying around they want to part with? Matty 949 212-0866
  150. Phat Matt

    Pounded Heaps of Sand 6/25 & 6/27

    Pounded heaps of sand on Friday 6/25 and Sunday Morning 6/27 for not much :2gunsfiring_v1: Friday..met Jimbo and his nephew Mike (marine just back from Iraq). Got baited up by Jeff at the barge and we head south of the harbor. Pounded it for the next 5 hours for about 10 shorts and assorted...
  151. Phat Matt

    Edgewater Switch Panel Wiring Question??

    Does anyone own an edgewater boat on Bloody Decks? Does anyone out there understand the wiring schematic for the Edgewater switch panel? The switch panel that fits around the steering helm on the dash. I am installing a Radar and stereo and do not understand the wiring scheme.. ANy help would...
  152. Phat Matt

    Clean 22 Mako CC For Sale-Dana Pt

    Posting for my friend Todd. Clean Mako CC..fished this boat quite a bit. Nicely maintained. 22' Mako Center Console w/ 1993 Yamaha 175HP two stroke motor. Approximate 450 hours on engine with Pacific Tandem Trailer (galvanized). Well maintained, boat has T-Top with radio box, CD/stereo...
  153. Phat Matt

    Fishing With a Goof Friend

    Drifted for a few BUTTS today. Very efficient fishing..two biters...two keepers!:2gunsfiring_v1: Jimbo with a nice table fish.........:hali_olutta: Matty Forgot to mention Jimbo picked up a short white seabass..released un-touched.
  154. Phat Matt

    No BUTT report 5/6 & 7

    Snake Bit on the butts. Pounded sand for 2 days .... no biters. :2gunsfiring_v1: Lost my mojo somehow??????????????????? Goose did you ever hook a thresher on a dodger????????????? I did.......... Did get a nice Black Sea Bass released in good health. Thought it was the right kind...
  155. Phat Matt

    Two Kayaks For Sale

    I have two kayaks for sale. They have two flush mount rod holders each. $500 for both...including paddles. Matty SOLD
  156. Phat Matt

    TWO KAYAKS FOR SALE

    I have two Kayaks for sale. They have 2 flush mount rod holders each. $500 for both..including paddles.LOL Matty SOLD
  157. Phat Matt

    Jonathan & Jen Medrano - Pac Coast Sport mag

    Jon & Jen, I just got my copy in the mail and there you two are....awesome. Great Pics by the way...pretty cool! Matty
  158. Phat Matt

    How to Remove Fuel Filter Housing on 225 Yamaha 4 Strk?

    Hey Guys, Does anyone know how to remover the round fuel filter housing on a 2005 225 Yamaha 4 Stroke? It is the clear round cup housing that holds the fuel filter. It looks like it is threaded on but I could get to move and I did not want to force it. Any input would be appreciated! Matty
  159. Phat Matt

    Sort of a Report?

    Walked the dogs on the beach just south of Son -O this evening. The boys came across part of a sea lion carcass. Pretty clear shark bite in what was left of it. Significant South Swell in the water!! Matty
  160. Phat Matt

    Pounded Sand 3/27

    Pounded it North and south of DP today for no biters. :finger: Couple sandys. Called it at 2PM.. next time. Nice day on the water with my Bro in law. Made mackies @ the barber poles with ease. No need to buy bait! :boobies: Finicky halibut.... Matty
  161. Phat Matt

    Squidword with the boys..Dana Pt 2/3

    Went squidding with the fleet out of Dana Pt wednesday night. Launched about 4:30 with my son Zach and his buddy Robert. We got into them in short order. Back on the trailer at 7:15. Robert kept one and We kept one. The rest released. All you want... go get em! 200 to 300 feet on the...
  162. Phat Matt

    Oil Filters - Yamaha - Mercury - interchangeable?

    Does anyone know if the mercury/yamaha oil filters are interchangeable for 225 four stroke motors...ie...put a mercury oil filter on a yamaha motor. The guy at Kona repair shop in Oceanside states they are. He looked it up on his computers and said they are OK for yamaha use. The part...
  163. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt 11/25

    Fished with tree generations today. No biters of the right kind but a fun day on the water. Easy making on the macs....no need to buy bait. Bounced macs and dodgers for no love other that a nice extinct blacky. Thought we had the kind at first. Zach got her in ...released untouched. Matty
  164. Phat Matt

    11/22 Dana Pt Butt Bounce

    Bounced for a few hours Sunday. Late start with my dad. Mustered up a keeper in 75 ft north of the harbor. 26" ....great table fish. Fish tacos for Monday night football. Matty
  165. Phat Matt

    11/20 Quick Solo Bounce Session

    Started about 7:45 North of DP. Pounded sand until noon for no biters. Conditions looked really good but nothing today. :imdumb: Fished a nice incoming flood tide but....oh well. Surf looked good at creek! Matty
  166. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt. - 11/19 Bounced

    Fished with Jimbo today on my rig..... Bounced both Best of Big Game Dodgers and live macs for nada today. Fished/bounced a reef south of the harbor and North...not even a raked bait today. Nice day out though...called it early. Done at 1PM. LOL Matty
  167. Phat Matt

    New Boat Logo

    Check out my new boat logo...
  168. Phat Matt

    Offshore Not a fish report-Weather Down

    Weather down in coastal San Clemente this evening....dead calm.... I do not think this front killed the bite. We'll see......??????????????? Matty
  169. Phat Matt

    Offshore One is Better than NONE

    Headed off Monday 10/12 with Jersey Bro. Wanted another shot at the yellow fin and had some good info from the day before. A bit of snot just outside the harbor but laid down nice. I think we started at 04/48 and stayed with 5 miles of that area all day. There were several spots of mammals in...
  170. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt-10/2/2009 BUTT Fishing

    Fished with my pal Jimbo today south of the Harbor. Man it was just a beautiful fall day today..crystal clear and just a small bit of briskness in morning. Fished a few of our spots and jimbo hooks a pig and it spits the hook and seconds later I am on. Work her up slow and jimbo sinks the...
  171. Phat Matt

    I know the YFT fishing is good BUTT! 9/23/09

    Took a few days off this week to fish the YFT BUTT ended up fishing only one day off shore. Fished with a new friend Tuesday for one 24 lb YFT. Worked the ponies close to home for about 3 hours. They are there. Fished Wednesday local...strange heavy fog with mucho wind...opted for a few...
  172. Phat Matt

    Offshore DP to the 43 9/1/2009

    My son and I left DP harbor at 5:15 on 9/1/2009. The plan was to put my son on his 1st Yellowfin. He has caught every other specie except yellowfin. Headed straight to the 181 and began heading the rest of the way to the 43. A lot of life at the 181 and just past ...tons of dolphin and terns...
  173. Phat Matt

    FRIDAY DP Flatty Report Friday

    I know this is a boring report with all the YFT around......... Fished south of the harbor with Jimbo and caught a nice variety of fish for the day. We had Calico, Sandies & WSB all released. Ended up with a half a dozen butts with Jimbo landing one decent keeper at 29". Fun day with...
  174. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt. 8/14/2009

    Headed north to a new spot Jimbo has been working lately. Hooked a legal first pass on a goose dodger rig and was thinking game on. Ended up catching a few more shorts an called it early. Jimbo caught a very large sand bass. The dodger out-fished bait big time today............. Matty
  175. Phat Matt

    Offshore 7/31/2009 Dana Pt-Offshore Almost

    Planned on fishing Friday with my son Zach, My Bro in law Steve And Jimbo. The morning strted with a call from Jimbo that there are brush fires on Ortega so he is shut out...turned out to be OK any way........ Launched with Steve & Zach and skipped the bait dock. Made a bunch of mini macks and...
  176. Phat Matt

    Stoker on the Croaker 7/11/09

    Met Jimbo in DP at 6am to start off the day with a failed trailer jack. Got things going by 6:30....by then all the day boats were in line for bait and a long line of privates. Jimbo and I looked at each other and srew that... skipped the bait dock and made some macs. Easy pickens...
  177. Phat Matt

    Bounced for Barndoors-North today 7/9

    Bounced north of Dana Point Harbor today for a goose egg. No bait to be found so bounced dodger rigs from 8 to 12. Very warm half day on the water..water temp was 69. Maybe next time. Matty I mean...........Friday the 10th Herd chatter in the radio of good fishing offshore down south.
  178. Phat Matt

    Fished for Butts Today-Dana Point 6/26

    Met Jimbo at 6:30 am today and had a quick departure because I had a slip for the week...how nice! Fished north and south of the harbor today. Very slow all morning on bouncing so JB and I decided to make some macks and try a few local reefs that have produced often. We each dump a good and then...
  179. Phat Matt

    6/24/09 DP - 2 HOUR TOUR

    Pounded sand for two hours after work today for one good biter. 25 inch table fish...water is 70........... success on the bounce rigs :picknose: maybe look off shore this week. Matty
  180. Phat Matt

    6/14 Pounded it North for 1 biter.............

    One biter on a purple haze goose rig...white hoochies with a white scampi..:lux: 32 inches 13 lbs..good eater!!!
  181. Phat Matt

    DP Butt Report

    Jimbo and I debated wether to head south or north today. Despite me having little luck on Friday we headed south. Making macks was easy today..I wish it was that easy every day. Rack after rack..easy half scoop in 20 minutes. Pounded our usual spots for a short then finally a keeper at 24...
  182. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt. Weekend

    Got a guest slip at DP this weekend so I decided to fish quite a bit. Hit it pretty hard Friday & Saturday. Pounded heaps down south Friday with my Bro in law steve for a bunch of sand bass ..but I did dump a large mystery fish that was shaking pretty good. Must have been in a nick in the...
  183. Phat Matt

    Where is the place to buy a service hatch?

    Hey bloodydeckers. Where is the best place to buy a service hatch. I do not do business with Worst Marine any more. I am in South Orange county. Looking for a simple 6 inch round service hatch. The pry out type instead of the screw in type. I am installing a new 45 gallon offshore bait tank and...
  184. Phat Matt

    Pounded Sand Friday4/24

    Headed north this time and pounded heaps of sand w/Jimbo Friday 4/24 for nothing other than bass. Water off-color Brown \ green. I am getting tired of saying next time but I will keep at it. :hali_ruahahaha: Picked up an 45 gallon Offshore bait tank and will be installing this week. Maybe I will...
  185. Phat Matt

    Pounded Sand 4/12 for Nada

    Pounded it for a few hours Sunday 4/12 for nada. Herd a couple of nice fish taken recently. Wind came up stiff and made it difficult to bounce up wind. Tough to bounce ball solo:imdumb: Fish 85 feet down to 35 feet. Better next time . Matty
  186. Phat Matt

    Pounded Sand -Dana Pt 3/27

    Pounded heaps of sand on the Jersey Bro south of DP por nada. Water was a cold 57 and off color brown. We need 60 degree water and it will go off. Matty
  187. Phat Matt

    Dana Pt. 2/28/09

    First Legal on the Dodger rig today. 75 feet bouncing the dodger for one good biter. 27 inches..not big ...great table fish! Nice to get a keeper without buying bait!!! Matty
  188. Phat Matt

    Dana Point 10/31/08

    Got a gentlemans start and fished with my pal Jimbo and pounded sand for a few hours for about a dozen shorts and a short WSB. Fished a few more spots on the way up the line for nada and called it around two. Great bait at the receiver now. Nice warm day on the pond. Thanks for coming out Jimbo...
  189. Phat Matt

    Offshore 182 Ablies 9/7/08

    Trailered down to Dana Landing and launched and 5:30 Sunday morning. Quite a line at the bait dock but it went pretty quick. The crew was My buddy Todd and his son Cody and myself and my son Zach. Our plan was to go to the 43 via the 182 but it was pretty snotty in the AM and never made it all...
  190. Phat Matt

    Offshore Dana Pt-9/1/2008 on the Jersey Bro

    Left DP at 5AM. Took a little different path that everyone else on the way out for a few dry paddies. Ended up in the fleet at 00/52. Landed one nice YFT after a long soak. A few guys on a Luhrs next to us nailed a few as well. Tat bite shut down and we went looking. Found a nice kelp and...
  191. Phat Matt

    Slow fishing in DP-Cold!

    Fished out of DP over last weekend for not even a scraped bait. My new ride was great though..can;t wait until summer. :D Matty Happy new year!
  192. Phat Matt

    22 EdgeWater Maiden Voyage

    I got my boat back with the re-power just before xmas from Sea Witch Marine. They did an excellent job and opened the doors for me when they were closed for the holidays so that I could have my boat over my holiday vacation...Class Act!!!! I took it a step farther and had Don's crew wire...
  193. Phat Matt

    Fishing all of you - Happy Holidays!!

    Happy holidays to all of the fisherman and fisherwomen that frequent this site! Matty LOLLOL
  194. Phat Matt

    22 Edge Water Project Update

    I bought a low hours F225 Yamaha that is being installed as I type at Sea Which Marine...David is the sales guy and Don is the mechanic..good group of guys. The cool thing about buying the motor from a reputable shop is that they had the computer read-out that describes how the motor was run as...
  195. Phat Matt

    Pics-Edgewater Project

    Last time I tried to post my pics were to big. Still no where near done but a couple of pics. Splash well installed Over head ditch bag Switch panel around helm Hydrolic Steering pump installed 7500 Lb galvy dual axle trailer New spare Tire Garmin GPS Antenna Looking for an OS30 Offshore bait...
  196. Phat Matt

    WTB - OS30 or OS45 Bait Tank

    Looking for an OS30 or OS45 bait tank. Does anyone have on they want to sell? Call Matt 949-212-0866
  197. Phat Matt

    22 Edgewater Project 07-Update

    Well I gathered quite a few parts for the Edgewater and am getting closer to powering her up. I need to sell my Skipjack to do so. I got the main switch panel, Hydrolic steering pump installed, The over head ditch bag up under the t-top, The rear splash panel, Dual axle Galvy trailer...
  198. Phat Matt

    How many hours will a 4 stroke run?

    Does anyone know the life expectancy of a Yamaha 4 stroke? How many hours will they run? I found a F225 at a good price but it has 900 hours on it. :hali_parkutuli: Is this a lot of hours? Matty
  199. Phat Matt

    Yamaha F225 VS. Honda 225 Four Stroke

    Does any one have experience with these tow motors? I am considering one or the other and am looking for feedback on reliability and just any info/experience any one out there has with these motors. I have always been a Yamaha guy but have some interest in the Honda. They (Honda) have a...
  200. Phat Matt

    New Ride-22 Edgewater

    Just picked up a new ride. Well it won't be ready for a while but I thought I would post my project as it goes along. I purchased a theft recovery 22 ft Edge Water. It was stolen from Newport..stripped in San Diego bay..salvaged by the insurance company..then purchased by me. For a 22 footer...
  201. Phat Matt

    Bottom Paint Romoval-Best Way?

    I just bought a slightly used vessel that has one thin layer of bottom paint on her. What would be the best way of removing this paint. It is an ablative paint. Anyone with experience with this process? Any info would be greatly appreciated. LOL Matty
  202. Phat Matt

    27 ft World Cat w/ Twin 130HP Honda's??

    I am posting this for a friend who is looking at a 27 ft World Cat that has twin 130HP Honda outboards. My first comment is that the ride looks to be under powered but never having owned a cat I wanted to post the question to the Allcoats community. Do any of you with experience with these...
  203. Phat Matt

    181 7/9/2006 No Love

    Launched out of DP at 5AM and fished the 181 area on sunday with my son Zach and my buddy Todd in mixed wind chop from the get go.. Hit many paddys for not much other than a estimasted 140 to 150 mako hitting the troll plug. Lost after an amazing jump twist about 10 feet off the water off the...
  204. Phat Matt

    Offshore Fire Cracker YT-6/11/2006

    My son Zach & I fished out of Dana Point on Sunday 6/11/2006. We cleared the Harbor at 6:15 and on our way offshore. We cruised on a 175 deg heading for about 25 miles trying to stay south & east of the well known high spots in hopes for the hot paddy. Did not troll at all ..just decided it was...
  205. Phat Matt

    Loreto Updates anyone??

    Heading down on thursday the 18th to fish Loreto. Does anyone have updates on the fishing this week? any info would be appreciated. My buddy has his 22 mako stored down there and we are closer to departure and would welcome any current info. Matty :cheers:
  206. Phat Matt

    T-Top for 17' BW montauk

    Has anyone here ever bolted a t-top to the floor of a Boston whaler 17 Montauk? Lookin at one and want to see if anyone has done this and if so how did they bolt the t-top feet to the floor. I am also concerned that the t-top will make the whaler top heavy. Also how do you bolt to the close foam...
  207. Phat Matt

    PV form 1/13 to 1/20/06 Fishing??

    Any bloddy deckers going to be down there during this time, I am bringing the family but plan to fish a few days. I can a panga out of salulytas but would like to hook up with any private boaters down there. Any of you down there during this time. I would love to hook up with someone to fish...
  208. Phat Matt

    Offshore Dana Point 8/28/2005

    Fished offshore 8/28/05 out of Dana point with myself, son Zach, my buddy Todd and his boy Cody on my 24 skippy "Miss Emma". Plan was to buy some Dinos and make some mini macs outside the jetty. The word has it that the YT like the mini-macs over the deans. That theory held true except that my...
  209. Phat Matt

    Miss Emma - 24 Skippy

    This is my 24 skippy that I have gone through from bow to stern. The photo was taken at Whites Cove at Catalina Island in July 2005. Matty Nice Flatty
  210. Phat Matt

    Offshore Dana Pt 9/10

    Fished out toward the 267 for a nice arial show on the dodos. Went 4/6 on nice grade Dorado. Jimbo lost a b big bull under the boat-bummer. Really lit up bull-nice site none the less.. Paddy got shut down after to much pressure. Headed into the beach for few flatties and one YT. Good day of...
  211. Phat Matt

    Branman-How do you post a pic?

    How do I add a pic to a thread. There use to be a thread at the top of the for sale board that explained this. Anyone know how? :mad: thanks Matty :cheers: