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    Best month to fish Cabo ?

    Have a trip planned next month but probably going to cancel ,looking to postpone the trip. What is the best month to fish ? May be looking into fall.
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    2601 Seaswirl Striper

    https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/boa/d/garden-grove-2004-seaswirl-striper-2601/6871179788.html
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    Offshore Saturday 8/15 277 area

    After the last couple trips launching out of Dana, it was nice to just go out of our home port HB. I can't stand the parking etc out of Dana and may never do it again, anyways.... We launched at about 4:15 out of HH, Headed to see Nacho and was surprised to see a line of about 30 boats And...
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    Launching out of Oceanside

    we keep the boat in Sunset aquatic and tow it down to MB OR Dana once in a while, I have never launched out of Oceanside. How is the parking? If I launch at 4 am will it be a problem? I hate Dana due to the tight parking . How is the bat or areas to make bait? Thanks, Mike.
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    Danielson hoop nets

    10 danielsons hoops rigged with bridles, they are well used but still work. They have been repaired many times and have caught tons of bugs and many more left in them. Also with it are 10 double wrapped promar bait cages. $100 takes it all. In OC 92845. Mike
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    Offshore Corner,west 226 and 302

    I will make this quick because I am tired as shit. Launched mission bay at 2 am , got a scoop and half of shit chovies. Motored slowly out to the corner area, at light we trolled towards the 226. Not much life. We picked up and headed to the 302, found some birds working and got a plunker bite...
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    Shimano Terez waxwing 80mh

    I just got one of these rods, it seems pretty heavy for a calico rod. Is it mainly made for fishing the jigs or is it suitable for bait fishing? It says it's rated for 30-65 lb braid, so what does that mean if you are fishing mono? This was a gift but I think I may trade it for something rated...
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    Calibrating your temp

    How do you guys calibrate your temp gauge? I know how to adjust it on my ray marine C80, but was wondering how to accurately check the water temp you are in. My temps seemed to be off about 2 degrees from what I heard guys saying on the radio Sunday. I calibrated it once before using a digital...
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    Scary stats

    THIS IS A FRIGHTENING STATISTIC, PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOSTWORRISOME IN RECENT YEARS. 25% of the women in this country are on medication for mental illness. That's scary. It means 75% are running around untreated.
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    10/26 Cat Bugs and bait

    Finally had a time to get over to the Island, my main intent was to jig up a bunch of bait then do a little hooping. Left HH around 9 and headed to the red bluff area to jig up some macks, this is usually a great area for bait making and today was no exception. Out went the Newfishall chum...
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    "How to" make PVC bait cages

    Just thought I would post up how I made my bait tubes, had these for 1 season now and they work great. Can be made with Home Depot stuff for 20 bucks or so, you need 1 stick of 3" pipe, 20 end caps, 20 plastic snap clips( amazon), 10 small bungies and some zip ties. Also need 1/2 drill and 1/4...
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    Bait cages

    Set of 10 bait cages, they are well used and still work fine. They are wrapped with an extra layer of chicken wire, this makes your bait last longer. 30.00 pick up in 92845. PM me
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    Truck drivers

    This truck driver goes into a whore house, slaps $500 on the counter and tells the madam that he wants the ugliest girl in the place and a ham sandwich, The madam of the house looks at the money and tells him, "for $500 you could have the most beautiful girl in here" The truck driver looks back...
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    SET OF RISERS FOR A VOLVO PENTA 5.7

    This is a barely used set of risers that were put on new about 6 months ago, we had the engine overhauled and it was sugested that we raise the risers so we did. The are off of a 2004 vovlo penta 5.7 GI-E and I know they fit a bunch of different years, I will post up a pic later. 250.00 OBO .
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    Married life

    The wife's back on the warpath again. Last night she said she wanted to make a sex movie, and all I did was suggest we should hold auditions for her part. My sister-in-law sat on my glasses and broke them. It was my own fault. I should have taken them off. I spent a couple of hours...
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    Re power ? What would you do?

    We have a 2004 2601 striper 5.7 I/O Volvo penta duo prop, recently we have had some rough running and starting issues . Long story short it is in the shop right now and after a compression check they pulled the heads and it has 5 bad valves and the bottom end seems to look ok. We had one...
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    Fish butters

    Just got my hands on the new line of fish attractants from Newfishall , will be giving them a trial run this weekend at cat. They smell horrible , so I'm sure they will work .
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    Trinidad 20

    Looking for a good condition trinidad 20, would like to pick up in orange county. let me know what you have, looking for the older gold model
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    What drags and grease?

    Just tore down my older trinidad 14 and I need to replace the drags, they cracked when i touched them. So which ones are the best for this reel with not being to thick? Also grease or no grease? What kind?
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    Good husband

    Several men are in the locker room of a golf club. A cellular phone on a bench rings and a man engages the hands-free speaker function and begins to talk. Everyone else in the room stops to listen. MAN: "Hello" WOMAN: "Hi Honey, it's me. Are you at the club?" MAN: "Yes." WOMAN: "I'm...
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    Foodsaver

    Just an FYI, was at costco today and they had the basic style foodsavers on sale for 49.99 I picked one up, its the 2400 series. Cypress costco
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    Need Lobster bait?

    http://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/general-fishing-crap/469317-50-lb-case-mackerel.html
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    Pelagic kill bag LARGE

    For sale is a large pelagic kill bag, 54" long and has the upgraded zipper $100 takes it
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    Anybody know a good eisenglass guy?

    Need to replace some eisenglass and the factory replacement stuff isnt that great. Anybody know a good guy in OC ?
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    Tuna jerky

    What to do with all that yellowfin? Make some tuna jerky! Just got a batch going a few hours ago, looks good so far.
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    AMBUSH HOOPNETS

    Anyone selling any Ambush nets? PM me
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    Producer ?

    Why not another sportboat thread :rofl: Blindly booked a trip on this boat in a few weeks, any feedback? :hali_olutta:
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    Dana point bait

    Anyone have info on the bait quality out of Dana Point recently? Havent launched here in a couple years, thinking of going down Sat-Labor day weekend. Will it be a zoo? How early should I get there?
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    Are the landings charging for visas?

    Just curious, are the boats going down on 1,2 and 3 day trips requiring visas?
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    Yellowfin in the counts?

    Just saw that a boat out of seaforth on a 1.5 day had some yellowfin, maybe off a paddy? Seaforth Landing checking in this evening with the Endeavor in from a 1.5 day trip with 59 yellowtail, and 4 Yellowfin tuna. Good sign of things to come!!
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    Honda generators

    Anyone here know a good place to buy a honda 2000 generator? I remember a while back a honda guy had a hookup on them here but cant remember who?
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    'Are my testicles black?'

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    Make your lobster bait last longer

    [There was some discussion on bait cages a week or so ago, here is what has been working well for me. I take the standard promar cage and basically wrap it with 1/2"hardware cloth that I get at home depot. I just rewrapped a bunch of them that I did a couple years ago and this time I used the...
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    Square plastic buckets

    Looking for some Square plastic 4 gallon buckets with lids, anyone know where to get these?
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    2011-2012 hoopnet regulations

    Just got done reviewing the new hoopnet regs for next season, some things really stood out at me. I am refering to type B hoopnets which are conical style. Hoop nets may be used to take spiny lobsters and all species of crabs. Between Point Arguello, Santa Barbara County, and the United...
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    More wind this weekend!!

    Looks like we are in for more crap weather this weekend, there goes the WSB trip. Tonight: W wind 16 to 18 kt becoming NW after midnight. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...W 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 3 ft. Thursday: WNW wind 14 to 22 kt, with gusts as...
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    Anyone know a good source for HDPE plastic board in orange county?

    Looking to line the trailer bunks with either 3/8 or 1/2 inch
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    IN THE GREY

    Used copy of in the grey, cover has some boat rash ans the binding is a little loose. 100% readable and print in fine shape. $80 pick up in orange county or you pay shipping. PM please
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    Lobster dip

    Lobster dip 4 lobster tails (meat removed and chopped ) 2 tbsp butter 1 small onion 3 cloves of minced garlic 1 lb cream cheese softened 8oz shredded mixed cheese 1 can cambells cheddar cheese soup ½ cup parmesan chesse (reserve half for top) ½ tsp cayenne pepper 1-2 tbsp of Worcestershire...
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    Anyone have a folbes open block pully 4 sale?

    Need a Folbes F008 swivel model and need by next weekend so I dont want to order online. Any one have an extra?
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    Missing boater

    Saw this in the news, hopefully all is safe but doesnt sound good. Boat missing off Catalina coast | boat, contact, coast - News - The Orange County Register One more reason to check all safety gear, RADIO ect before heading out.
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    Raymarine C 80

    A friend is looking for a C 80 unit and GPS antenna only, no FF or radar. Must be in like new condition and work. PM me
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    What will come first?

    The first local YFT or local Lobster? WTF is going on? This is crazy! Well either way I guess I can look forward to bug season.
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    Removing a hook

    Pretty good knowledge to have YouTube - Angler Sticks Hook in Arm to Demonstrate Amazing Hook Removal Technique
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    Handguns and rifles

    Helping my Dad sell some of his guns he has no use for anymore, they are all in excellent condition. These are the prices he is asking but he is willing to take offers. PM if interested. HANDGUNS Ruger 3-screw Super Blackhawk 44 mag. 7 ½ &#8220; bbl. Ser # 80-533xx. $700 SOLD Magnum...
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    Eclipse sportfishing 3/27

    Took advantage of some extra time and the 99 dollar special the eclipse out of Davies locker was running and decided to check out this boat. Boarded around 8pm with only 19 anglers, took a look around the boat and was very impressed. This used to be the cat special , has a ton of fishing...
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    Strange lookin Lobster

    We caught this bug local a couple weeks ago and have never seen one like it. 1/2 of it was red and 1/2 was darker, very wierd. color change was perfectly down the middle.
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    Don Eddies?

    Is Don Eddies still operating? Just saw that thier website is gone, would like to stay on the water even though I hear nothing but great thing about jardines . Anyone stay there recently?
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    Looking for a ride to catalina sat 3-13

    Anyone going over to the island sat morning that can give me a ride over? Meeting up with a friend to do some hooping on his boat, he is leaving fri but I cant leave till sat. Can pitch in for gas, just dont want to take the flyer.
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    Lobster

    Found this site while doing a search for "how to butterfly a tail". alot of cool info here for Lobster junkies. Cooking Lobster at Home - Step-by-Step Directions with Pictures
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    BAIT

    Anyone have any lobster bait burning a hole in their freezer? Going tomorrow night and need some dines,mack,bonita ect. Willing to pay for it. north orange county
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    sucks to get old

    It's Hell to be Old! OLD people have problems that you haven't even considered yet! An 85-year-old man was requested by his doctor for a sperm count as part of his physical exam. The doctor gave the man a jar and said, 'Take this jar home and bring back a...
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    12/5/09 local report

    Decided to bail on Catalina at the last minute due to the weather forcast suddenly changing for the worst come Sat morning, stayed local instead. Got to the ramp about 2 and got the gear ready, frozen bonita and macks from the island were stuffed tight into the cages. Got out to the spot...
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    Do you think they will ban the conical net dec 10th?

    So what do you think will happen dec 10th at the DFG meeting? Will they go with option 1 or 2 ? limit to flats, reduce conicals on leave it as is?
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    Repairing/replacing hoop netting

    Ok have a few holes is some hoops from last trip and need to fix them. Getting tired of fixing the danielson nets, but man they are the best I have used. What do you use to repar and what method? Also is there a source for replacement netting?
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    Catalina 11/7 11/8 Hoop report

    Deleted all the details due to too many haters. Short story: 42 legals slow pick for 2 days hooping, decent quality.
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    Offshore On the Pacific voyager 9/19 9/20

    Fished the pacific voyager sat and sunday on the senor tuna trip and can't say enough about the boat and crew! Started out with a great meet and greet pot luck tailgate party in the parking lot, and I knew right away we had a good group of anglers. Woke up sat had a great breakfast as we...
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    Offshore 9/6/09 425 to hidden bank report

    Fished down the line from the south 425 to the hidden bank sunday then back up. Launched the boat at 3am from dana landing and picked up a nice scoop of pretty good dines from EB that lasted all day. Headed to some FD numbers between the 425 and upper hidden and put in the jigs. Picked up...
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    Where to fish?

    I just got handed a trip to new orleans from my company and I can go when ever I want to. Never fished these waters before only so cal and mex. What is the best time to go? who should I fish with? What is happening there in sept -oct? There will only be me fishing so I dont weant to charter...
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    Marina coral info?

    Planning on heading to the marina coral for a 2 day trip on my boat and need some info from some of the seasoned veterans that slip there often. Got some info from the coral marina website I understand I need vessel registration ,insurance and passports but it also says I need to have a...
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    mex boat insurance??

    I was reading that mex law requires you to have mex liability coverage when boating in mex waters along with proof of hull coverage from your own ins co. Plus of course you need mex auto if you trailer trough, but i never knew you needed mex liability? any input?
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    satalite phone rentals??

    Who has the best deal on sat phone rentals? want to start keeping one on board when heading down south in mex waters.
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    Mex fishing licenses

    Where is the best (cheapest) place to get a mex lic?
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    Best 2 day boats in SD

    Looking to do a 2 day or so in july , what is your favorite boat/crew?
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    Bait situation????

    Anyone have any bait reports from catalina? With the seabass tourney hopefully there will be lots of bait for sale. Cant wait to get over there fri.
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    Is the MLPA unconstitutional?

    Just doesnt seem right that they can do this, I dont know nearly as much about this as others here but I want to do my part. I found this letter on the net http://www.dfg.ca.gov/MLPA/pdfs/comments/jm_033105.pdf I agree with his approach but I doubt they listened, I'm not a lawyer but it...
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    need lobster bait

    An one have any bug bait ( macs or bonita) in OC they want to get rid of? need 15-20 lbs and I am willing to pay for it just cant find any local right now. Got to go one more time but getting a late start and dont want to risk it.
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    carribean bugs

    Just returned from a trip to Cancun and got to play with some of the local bugs when they brought them up to be sold. same as ours but the colors are awesome. here are a couple pics.
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    Hoopneters forget glosticks and LED lights

    Check this out!! How To Make Glow In The Dark Mountain Dew - FileCabi.net
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    Mex auto insurance

    Which is the best company/service to use? Going to SQ and used AAA last time but they seemed pretty high.
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    32" hoopnet rings

    Looking for someone who has some old promar or danielson 32" hoopnets laying around. Want them just for the large ring, I'm in the oc area.
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    Should electric hoop pullers be legal ?

    Starting to see more and more of these on the water, what do you think?
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    Killer Hooping at the island 12/20 12/21

    Finally found a good weather window to get my cousin chris out to the island for his cherry popper trip and to get some christmas bugs. Left HH around 11:00 am and headed over to do a little fishing and bait making before the nets went down, the calicos were on the chew but the bait was real...
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    Sealions

    How deep do you think a sealion will go to try to raid your hoops?? Thinking of not using cages on the next trip when going DEEP.
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    local hooping 10/12

    Decided to do a local trip sunday, weather forcasts did'nt look too bad but boy were they wrong! headed out a little early into calm conditions only to have it turn to snott untill pulling time ,where it layed down enough to make it managable. The full moon was a major factor and the crawl...
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    opening night hooping weather

    Just a heads up for the guys going out opening night. Looks like a decent swell and wind will be here for you. Especially those who do the breakwalls, there is a reason they call them breakwalls!! Be safe
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    make bait

    Looking for opinions on jigging up bait . Ive have never tried sardines but have made plenty of macs and smelt. Lobster season is here (soon) and I like to jig up ALOT of macs. I,m planning a trip next week to do just that, make a bunch of bait for the freezer. So here is what I usually...
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    spiny lobster report card

    Got my lobster report card today at the DFG ofiice in Los Alamitos. First thing I noticed is that is not going to be very boat/ hooping friendly so I came up with an idea. Picked up a cheap plastic clipboard at target and cut 1 1/2" of of the bottom so it will fit in a 1 gal ziplock. I...
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    32 in hoop nets

    Hey does anyone have any old 32 in hoopnets that the rings are still in good shape? Need 2 or 3 and will give you an eclipse net for them OC area.
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    Baiting up night before a trip

    Heading down to mission bay fri night, and with all of the talk of loooong waits at the reciever in the morning i was thinking of baiting up late fri night. Good idea or bad? will this put more stress on the bait, and if so what can be done to help keep the bait in better condition?
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    SCI 6/21

    Was going to wait to get the pics off my cousins camera ,but thought I would post anyway to give a heads up on clemente (will add pics later) . Took off very late fri night from davies and picked up a GREAT scoop of squid from brian @ LBBC (thanks again) and set the auto pilot for SCI...
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    Bonito- table fare or junk fish?

    I must say,I am now a fan of the all mighty Bonito. I just returned froma family getaway in San Diego,and like any other fishing addict I got out on the water. Jumped on the Daily Double out of point loma for some AM fun. Got into the best bonito bite I've ever seen ,these fish were all BIG...
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    Cabo shore fishing

    Heading to cabo for a family vacation/fishing trip sat 4-26 for week staying at the hacienda del mar. Does anybody know if there is good shore fishing in this area? And if so what would be the best method ? surface irons?:jig: Going to get a chance to fish with gordo banks pangas on wed ( full...
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    Local report 4/12

    Decided to stay local and see if we could find some bass. Launched out of HH around 7:30 and made our way to the izors, found some nice structure in deeper water then threw out a chum bucket to see if we could wake anyone up. Tried for an hour for nada then made a amove to the inside rigs for...
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    Cabo ride share

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    One last hoop trip 3-8 3-9

    Decided to do one last hoop trip this weekend. Grabbed a couple friends and off we went to the island, snagged all the bait we wanted working a HUGE bird school in 350 ft . Loaded the cages with fresh macs and dropped them about sunset. Started out a little slow, around 8:00 it picked up fast...
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    Old hoopnets

    Does anyone have any older 32" hoopnets laying around ? Only want them for the rings, will buy or trade for 36" or I have a couple eclipse nets that are a little banged up but usable. Please PM me
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    Catalina bug report 2-1 / 2-2

    Decided to push my luck a little bit with the weather and it paid off. Launched about 10:00 am fri at HH and headed to the island on a 2 day permit with my cousin who has never hooped before. The ride over was a little sloppy we arrived to our spot to find it empty as I expected it would be with...
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    Lobster fishing in mexico

    I know lobster fishing is closed to the gringos, but why? Does anyone have any background info on this? I dont understand why we cant hoop down there, they could be making alot more money and I,m sure there are PLENTY.
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    Los Cabos advice ?

    Heading down to cabo at the end of april and need some advice on who to fish with and who not to. Not looking for a big sportfisher, more of a small boat/ panga for inshore stuff. If any BD's down there with a boat and need crew PM me. If not any advice will be appreciated . Thanks mike
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    Late Loreto report 8/3-3/7

    Took of fri 8/3 with a group of 12 for loreto for some fishing and chris's bacholar party . Lax to loreto 1.5 hrs and bam your drinking pacificos on the way to the house We had a great time, my biggest dorado was 48 lbs. fished 3 days with 4 boats a day, the fishing was pretty good every day...
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    Loreto info??

    Heading down to Loreto aug 3rd , has anyone seen any reports? Also looking for tackle recomendations ,my first trip down. Also any info about thew town ( best restaraunts, strip clubs ect ) Thanks in advance ,Mike
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    WSB san clemente style 6/30

    Took a 2 friends and my cousin over to clemente to look for yellows sat.Left alamitos @ 3: 30 and picked up a huge scoop of candy from martin at long beach bait ( thanks again) . As we got to cat we decided to take a look at the v's ,way too much boat pressure and nothing biting so we headed to...
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    Gear and tackle recomendation for san quinin

    Heading down to SQ in july to fish with K&M , Im looking for recomendations for gear, tackle jigs ect. thanks in advance Mike