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    Question about trailering your boat into Mexico

    Trailer registration and they check the vin number to match your papers , it`s easy
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    Gaffing stingrays to be released

    Plain Stupidly for sure , apparently they are afraid to get too close to the ray nothing Suprises me anymore
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    Someone had a bad day

    Looks like the American flag survived thou
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    Freedumb Boat Club

    Its called the freedom boat club which means do whatever the hell you want
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    Freedumb Boat Club

    Just pkkay dumb
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    Which is better for fishing prospects, patties full of bait or empty?

    First you have to find the paddie , second you have to hope their is fish on it willing to bite, bait or no bait dosen`t really matter , the fun is finding the right one holding fish that want to play
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    Fishing butts

    I got mine one week before the price went up, the guys I fish with don`t own bkats so if they don't want to pony up and buy one then they can sit on the beach , I have to say they are awesome about pay their fair share , iv`e been fishing with these same guys for over 40 years and im lucky to...
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    Islands Anacapa Seabass

    It`s the best thing in the world fishing with dad, I miss my fishing buddy big time , it`s been over 10 years since my dad passed and I still talk to him while im fishing , you`ll have memories for life putting you`re dad on that fish , GREAT JOB
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    Bottom Paint chipping off after 1 month

    No way should it be coming off already , it could also be bad paint but im thinking lack of prep has a lot to do with it
  10. M

    Looking for a panga

    Rodriguez panga in Ensenada , I just had my second one built and it`s in San Diego now getting a new motor and electronics installed and then im taking it to my house in LA bay
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    BOLA Diesel?

    The first pemex on the right coming into town has diesel , farther down the station on the left does not and there is only 2 stations
  12. M

    Need a flying fish hook up

    Dana landing Just got in 500 , for a pack of 3 they cost 102 dollars . With you`re captains discount it`s about 90 dollars or so , these are grade A flyers ,Good luck
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    Preparing and running the mind game....BFT

    You`ll be fine , part of the fun is over thinking it , when it`s game time ypu`ll be in it , the only thing I would have done was save the cigar for the victory ride in ,Goiid Luck
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    Bay / Harbor Does San Diego bait barge have sardines

    Bait is tough right now , 2 of the boats are down getting worked on , sportboats are getting the bigger share of the sardines due to their contract with buck , hopefully things will get back to normal soon
  15. M

    Preventing theft on party boat

    Break down your gear and sleep with it , or throw the guy overboard at night , i like option 2 better
  16. M

    Spinners the new norm for tuna?

    Not the least bit interested
  17. M

    Offshore Mexican Insurance

    Im covered in the us and mexico which is all that matters , both of my boats are in slips so insurance is a must
  18. M

    Fish Stocking Fail...

    It`s obvious he`s not a fisherman
  19. M

    Offshore Mexican Insurance

    Chubb insurance is who I have and im good to Mag Bay
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    Offshore Dream day BF trip Saturday 5/29

    Cameron Bingham is my Nephew and learned from very early on how to fish and run boats , he`s a very postive fisherman
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    Nothing yet , the wayer is getting their thou , im hoping 2nd or 3rd week in june , ill post when I find out and let you know
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    Fishing butts

    Hit south coronado island yesterday dragging the bottom for halibut and it was tough fishing with only 4 caught and losing one to a knot head , drift was the main problem until the end of the day , biggest fish was just over 16 pounds , hooked a bigger model but we we`re all fishing 12 pound...
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    Islands Worse than skunkt

    Nothing worse to be kicked aside when planing a fishing trip , maybe get some friends together with you being the charter master and get you`re own trip going to avoid getting kicked to the curb again , good luck
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    How many setups is too many? 1.5 day

    We had 8 fish yesterday , 4 on poppers 80 pound test , 60 to 80 lb fish , 2 on the flat falls 120 lb test 100 to 110 pound test and 2 on the kite over 150 lbs , fish are close we we`re 18 miles below the point , good luck on you`re trip
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    For you Calico guys

    Nice fish , bummer to kill it thou , everyone has the right to do what they want with their catch , it`s probably a solid 8 lbs and over 25 years old , iv`e been letting toad calicos go for ovet 40 years at the islands
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    thresher boats are dangerous

    Hopefully they adress the issues with the boat , it dosen`t take long for word to travel along the water front , if they don`t fix the problems they will be sunk
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    Blackman Billfisher

    Great Boats
  28. M

    FMM Check - When were you last checked?

    I was checked at south island last year April , we gave them our paperwork minus the reserve braclete which none of us had and they we`re very nice , it took less then 15 minutes
  29. M

    MB Launch ramp under attack again

    Fuck those people , it`s their choice to be homeless and steal for a living , if those women want parking for the homeless let them park in their driveways , enoigh is enough for us tax paying citizens
  30. M

    San Diego offshore weather

    They are calling for gale winds on the out side , marlin club canceled the spring shoot out , its a good weekend for boat maintence
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    Salas & Spoofer Jigs

    Paypal ?
  32. M

    Salas & Spoofer Jigs

    ill take them if we can meet up around camp pendelton or dana point
  33. M

    Inshore A dozen butts. Point Loma 5/16

    You made the best out of you`re day , sounds lot a lot of fun
  34. M

    Fuel surcharges

    That was a 2 day trip 130 miles south of the border , a overnite trip to the islands , 2 day trips to the islands , if you can`t afford to buh fuel and fish why own a boat ?
  35. M

    Fuel surcharges

    I just fueled my boat at pearsons fuel dock and it was $ 3 , 25 a gallon for diesel and I only took on 286 gallons , it would of been a better price if I would have needed more , no road tax yet on the ocean but im sure its coming
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    Covid is no longer a issue in the town , we did lose a few good people thou , things are getting back to normal , kayak fishing is really good righ now and will only get better
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    Seabass will show 2nd or 3rd week in June , water temp rose 3 degrees last week , lot`s of bait showing up on the beach , ( san antiono ) it won`t be long
  38. M

    Is it time to start flying the kite?

    I was out yesterday and we had 9 bluefin , 4 on the halco poppers , 4 on stick baits and one on a dean , fish were 30 to 60 lbs , we flew the kite for a hour with no love , we rigged up a frozen flyer , some of the fish we saw might have gone 120 lbs or so , lots of fish in the area along with bait
  39. M

    First time receiving Rainshadow Immortal blank...

    iv`e had great luck with mine , no problems at all , i`m sure they will make good on it
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    Christain has a great boat 011 52 646 257 9503 , you can't go wrong with Ramons son as well , he got really sick but he `s doing better doctor says he`ll be ready to fish soon , Christain can probably put ypu up in my house as well , he vaccum packs the fish
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    ill send you some information tomorrow on who to fish with , Ramon is doing better
  42. M

    First storm of the season.

    Yellows are already in our back pockets along with bluefin
  43. M

    Inshore A visit from the Northwest

    The best in Life to you John you`ve earned it
  44. M

    Enjoy the time you changes in a second...

    Sorry for you`re loss , get back on the water as soon as possible and fish like you`re buddy is still there with you , that`s what he would want
  45. M

    1999 Boston Whaler Outrage

    Great boat ,
  46. M

    BOLA early June

    The road on the new 5 is really nice , no traffic and 65 all the way no problem , good luck safe Travels
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    Fishing Trip, Outboard Engine Failure (LONG)

    Sounds like ypu are going to be lots of family outings , don`t throw good money to repair ypur motor unless its minor , spend the money and put a newer or new motor on and enjky fishing and boating without the stress of wondering if ypu will get back to the dock , its a good looking rig you have
  48. M

    Offshore 9 mile, kelps & the corner

    Sounds like a relaxing day on the water and a beautiful ocean , thanks for the report
  49. M

    If you know what these are...

    Unreal fishery , yellows everywhere at La Jolla along with BIG hammerhead sharks , we used to target yellows in the morning and halibut in the afternoon
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    If you know what these are...

    We used to put a slit in the tail and they swam great , we would catch yellows, bonita , calicos and barracuda , that was the good old days when half day boats out of islandia we`re 3 bucks a trip , they had different color clothes pins they gave out to do the rotation for the stern , lots of...
  51. M

    What does your quiver look like?

    Wheres the classics ?
  52. M

    Want to use my slipped boat more

    Any time on the water is better than none at all , take advantage of you`re boat being in a slip and go any chance you get. It`s a great outlet you have use it
  53. M

    Cabo or parker

    Stick with the Cabo , I think they are a better boat and the one you have seems to be the one everyone wants
  54. M

    STOLEN TOOLS! Ramona, CA 5/01/2021

    That`s fucked up ` lets hope someone knows the car and the dirt bags get caught , nothing worse than a thief ,
  55. M

    2 dead, more than 20 hospitalized after vessel overturns off San Diego coast

    People risk their lives for a chance at a better life , it`s a sad situation for sure ,on one hand you have a totally corupt government in mexico and a government in the US that dosen`t have a clue on hiw to deal with the problem , Bidens brain is too fried to come up with a solution othet than...
  56. M

    stealing fish from freezers ?

    Daggetts keeps their freezers outside the office and I doubt anyone is stealing fish , Ruben and his wife run a tight ship , have a great trip
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    Catalina fisherman vs male karen

    Any one who fishes on a regular bases has the upmost respect for calico bass , most anglers release calicos for a good reason , they are a slow growing fish and a true sport fish as fresh water bass are , those people are Jerk offs
  58. M

    The BEST thing you spent money on fishing

    My 39 foot Blackman Jimmie C
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    Loreto 4/24

    I fished there a couple of years back and it was the skippers way or no way , slow troll bait or nothing , we had our jigs sticks and never once did he stop so at 10 in the morning we told him to head in and we we`re done , that afternoon we hung out at the ramp and talked to skippers as they...
  60. M

    If you get to the landing tonight missing rods/rod socks

    What a bummer , can`t even imagine something like that happening
  61. M

    First post LJ

    Great job , awsome fish
  62. M

    The Searcher On Saturday

    Art keeps a nice boat , the wearher is going to be awsome , should be a great day
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    A situation gone wrong for sure with no winners only losers
  64. M

    What is the best trailer boat for family fishing in SoCal?

    Boston whaler makes a great safe all around boat , make sure whatever you buy it has a 4 stroke motor
  65. M

    Today's Super Bowl

  66. M

    Islands Grande 4-16 Coronados -

    Any time on the water is great , fresh fish is the bonus
  67. M

    SD bait

    Dana landing should have what you`re looking for
  68. M

    Who do we have to blow to get our electronics??

    Same shit everywhere , blame Covid everyone else does
  69. M

    Biggest fish on...

    63 lb white seabass on a Tady 45 Puerto San Isdiro
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    7 feet a 12 sec - Fishable ?

    Can`t always read into the weather reports , if I didn`t go fishing everytime they said the weather was going to be shit I would have missed a lot of good days
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    San Diego's Ocean Beach Pier may be closing permanently.

    Fuck the Chargers and Spanos , he`s the onky broke dick owner without a stadium , now back to the OB Pier , Sam Diego needs to figure out a way to rebuild or shore it up just like they are doing to our freeway overpasses
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    San Diego's Ocean Beach Pier may be closing permanently.

    The city had better find a way to save the pier , it has years of history and fun times for us local san Diegans , with all the pork barrel projects going one they had better figure it out , apply for federal money while they are spending money like crazy , Save the Pier for San Diego
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    Inshore Make sure you have your license.

    What it cost to keep a boat nice, safe and sea worthy thats the least they can do is play by the rules and be legal on the water , we should not have to baby sit our friends to make sure they have their fishing license , don,t be suprised if you get checked again now that you are on their radar
  74. M

    LA Bay Garage build and fishing

    She is doing great , the surgery went as planned , Fernando junior is also doing great ,
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    31 Jersey

    This dosen`t add up , storage yards can`t take peoples property without a reason or a lien , they would haveto send out a notice at least to explain why they have taken this action or someone else took the the boat , like I said there is a missing piece ofthe puzzel
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    LA Bay Garage build and fishing

    Just got back april 10 th from a 5 day trip , I only fished 1 day due to im building a bigger garage , the weather was unreal and fishing is just starting to heat up along with the water , we caught 6 yellows 2 on the x raps 4 on the heavy irons , fished north of Guadalupe bay , also caught...
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    Inshore I've Got a Problem.

    That`s great you can act on the urge and hit the water , that`s why we work and own boats so we can jump on our boats on a whim you`ve earned this , Enjoy it
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    Bait tank leaning post combo

    Nautical Design , they are the best and many different styles ive been buying his products for years
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    White Seabass Trips

    South of Ensenada 50 miles , the port is Puerto San Isdiro, Castros camp , ive had a hohsr down there for 40 years now
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    When were Roddy jigs made

    One mans trash is anothers treasure , you can no longer get these jigs so they do have value , im sure those who don`t have a Roddy jig in there collection would love to have one even if in you`re words they are Junk , ill buy the jig if you would be willing to sell it
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    Used Outboards Availability/Cost

    2nd west cost , great operation and very fair prices , customer care is awsome
  82. M

    Calif Halibut 8FT 12-25 blank?

    Good luck let me know hiw it goes , im fishing the islands tomorrow we had a 34 pounder last sunday
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    Calif Halibut 8FT 12-25 blank?

    I target Halibut year arpund and I have some older 12 - 25 G lomis but the rods im using now are are united composite 83 M 8 - to 17 lb great rod cork handles also uc 78 m 8- 17 lb , I special ordered a calstar 4 of them GF GX 8. 8 to - 20 rod and this rod is insane , it has cork handles...
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    Thinking about buying a Truck...

    How many trucks do you see on the road ? Fishing poles and gear no problem , 250 quart yeti cooler no problem , favorite camping chair no problem , put the wife on a time out in the bed of the truck BIG problem , go buy a truck its everything you want it too be
  85. M

    Cold Water This Year

    Albacore who ?????
  86. M

    Morro Bay Halibut info

    Thank God you`re looking for Halibut up north our areas in San Diego are ALL CLOSED
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    MLPA - Huge Success

    Dosen`t matter if it`s better or worse we had no say so what so ever , they cramed it down our throats , they backed doored us on the vote and they will continue to do whatever the fuck they want , our opinion means nothing and they are Just getting started , there is NOTHING BETTER ABOUT THIS
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    Man you can tell fishing slow when no cal lou gets this much attention , can`t wait for things to pick up
  89. M

    Custom Pilot House?

    Stringari is no longer and you have a better chance of seeing God than getting a call back from Chingon
  90. M

    How about a Blackman boats page

    2002 39 foot Blackman twin 370 Yanmar diesels Northern lights 6kw generator Holds 550 gals of fuel 40 gal/hour Bluewater water maker Deck freezer All new electronics
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    Any Cousins employees or prostaff

    Money dosen`t matter if it`s something you have to have , use it , enjoy it and it`s something a llt of guus don`t have and want
  92. M

    Down Voting, what does it mean?

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    26' Blackman/Champion. $49,500

    I had 2 26 foot billfishers built , I owned one for 10 years it was called Harvey B , it was a great boat and the second one I only had it for a year. I now have a 39 foot blackman that was built in 2002 and its everything a person would want , Blackman boats on their 26 footers went to a 4...
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    Mikelson Yachts

    Check out the Nomad mikelson , awsome boat , I looked at one a couple of months ago but it sold , I have a 39 foot blackman and a 30 foot center console now and im looking to upgrade to a 55 foot to 63 foot
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    End of the line

    Boat is fueled and ready to go , im planing a halibut trip to san clemente island for a few days once the weather settles down than ill be on the hunt for tuna
  96. M

    Does anyone anchor off the beach to just chill?

    Boat camping south Coronado island and San Clemente island or big bay san Diego
  97. M

    26’ Skipjack 262 Flybridge

    Nice boat Bobby it should sell quick
  98. M

    When you need Helium call me

    I use west air and its not cheap either
  99. M

    Cleaning outriggers

    I took mine off last season and changed the rigging and cleaned them , I had a couple of buddies help me and they came out really nice
  100. M

    20 VISX, bad ass out of the box!

    Awsome reels for sure
  101. M

    Do you kill the outboard prior to dropping lines?

    You can let a 4 stroke motor idle but I always shut it down when I start fishing ive never had engine problems due to letting the engine idle for long periods of time
  102. M

    Vintage rods question

    I thinm its a great idea if you are going to fish the classics , bring them up to todays standards , if not leave them old school , I have some truline originals that I would never change and some that have been reworked and I fish them , we tend to hoard and protect our classics when we should...
  103. M

    Help identify this fish?

    They are meons , sugar bass
  104. M

    BOLA internet down?

    It comes and goes along with the power , the last couple of trips I made power was out in the morning and early and back on about 10 am
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    Gov. Newsome to increase boat registration up to 250%

    My 39 foot Blackman cost me plenty and I pay dearly to the goverment for owning it , I don`t mind because it`s my only outlet im DOD and will always have a outlet that goes to a good cause ME
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    Gov. Newsome to increase boat registration up to 250%

    Thats not the point , it never ends , iv`e lived in san Diego for 63 years and it just nevet ends with the money grab , we continue to bail out our goverment officals who work and are paid by us , they can give 2 shits about bleeding us out to the very end we have to manange our money so they...
  107. M

    Gov. Newsome to increase boat registration up to 250%

    I read it last week , He`s a fucken idiot
  108. M

    Not impressed

    Bed by 9 after watching some movies with the wife
  109. M

    New Member - Retired and fishing the world

    Welcome to Bloody Decks and Congrats on both of you retiring ,
  110. M

    I have a theory...

    I really don`t fish the bays anymkre but I do fish off my boat at the slip and I havn` t caught any halibut yet , usually it gets pretty good off the boat in april , I also don`t fish the shallows at the islands until middle to end of may , halibut are in the bay year round but the bigger fish...
  111. M

    I have a theory...

    I had 2 my last trip 2 weeks ago and caught then in 84 feet of water , I haven`t tried the bay yet ,
  112. M

    Missing Person in Bola

    im down on the beach by Daggets and im not going any where , some of my neighbors have been there 30 years , the area im at has a lot of full time residents which helps , rumors have it that san felipes fishing industry has been shut way back because of the dolphin that people are turning to...
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    Gavin Newsom to raise Vessel Registration

    Gavin Newson is looking yo raise Vessel Registration 250 percent starting July 1st 2021 , I can`t believe he would Consider this , when is the gouging to stop in the state of California , 1st it was fuel and now it`s Registration for our boats , we`ve got to get him OUT OF OFFICE thetes no end...
  114. M

    Young Boat Owner in need of Help

    Time on the water is the best teacher , start off slow and get to know your boat , fish the bays and venture out along the coast once you feel you are ready , buddy boat when you can and always pay attention to the weather , be smart if it dosen`t feelright don`t do it , don`t put a bunch of...
  115. M

    Banda Bank on the Gamefisher

    What a great day , lots of good eats
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    Sober Fishing

    Getting sober starts with the right frame of mind , you need to be Mentally prepared and strong willed, I agree 100 percent that this is you and only you that Can do this , you have to do this for yourself , the world is a beautiful place sober and you need to concentrate and do the deal other...
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    Calstar Gossip

    That rumor has been going around ever since the dad died and they were going to try and sell the business but the rumor is it was too much money with the building and the business , I special ordered 3 rods about 8 months ago and they built the rods for me , I think maybe just trying to get back...
  118. M

    Boys got their first halibut!

    Halibut Hunters for life Great Job
  119. M

    Zooboys In the Bay 02-10

    I was down there 3 weeks ago , lots of fish and bait , had 2 days of wind but nice the rest of the time
  120. M

    Lack of educated 2 speed users.

    Can`t belive hiw stupid this post is ` who cates how people use their gear , fishing is fishing and everyone has there own way , use you`re gear the way you want you`ll figure it out
  121. M

    Cousins 95J Mag question

    People who own them and actually fish them lo ve them , its a great action rod for throwing irons , they are light which makes it nice for casting for the day , Great Rod for sure
  122. M

    Red ULUA

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    BOLA- Captain Fernando needs help

    Fernando and his family arrived in Tijuana this afternoon and will be heading back to LA bay tomorrow Monday , im sure and pray all is well
  124. M

    Defiance, Parker or Steiger craft?

    Find and buy a Blackman , end of story
  125. M

    White Seabass Trips

    We start fishing for them in april thru July at puerto san isdiro , they start off on the sqiud beds with school size 18 to 30 lbs and then the fin bait hits the beach and the slugs move in , 40 to 65 lbs , very little pressure down there
  126. M

    BOLA- Captain Fernando needs help

    Fernandos Daughter Danelia is in recovery and doinv nicley , he spoke with my son in law Edgar Castro ,he dosen`t know when he will be returning home , I will share the infomation as I get it , hope and pray for a speedy recovery
  127. M

    Well look what this NEW COVID requirement is doing to CABO ....

    Ramon Avala from puerto san isdiro where my house is at caught covid and went to Ensenda hospital and they turned him away , no room in the hospital , we sent him down a oxygen machine and some bottles which helped him out , its out of control down there with no means to treat it , be safe if...
  128. M

    1964 Glasspar 2016 Yamaha 70

    Classic boat for sure , graeat skiff , shouldn`t have any problems selling it
  129. M

    Simrad VS Furuno

    I havn`t had to do any updates at all my system is one year old now , im very happy with it , I do a lot of 2 day trips south on my boat and like everyone else I depend on my electronics working 100 percent
  130. M

    BOLA- Captain Fernando needs help

    I gave him as you said 1000 dollars cash and my brother gave him more money last week , he saidhe was gping to borrow the rest if needed, he`s very grateful for everything ill have my son in law call him this morning and see where he is at money wise and I will post this afternoon , thanks for...
  131. M

    Simrad VS Furuno

    You have 20 year old electronics on your boat now , both Furuno amd Simrad are going to be a world of difference , todays electronics are absolutely amazing , see what fits your budget and whatever you choose im sure you`ll be happy , good luck ,im very ggappy with my simrads I have 2 12 inch on...
  132. M

    Collonet this weekend

    Both Conrados
  133. M

    Collonet this weekend

    We miss him Dearly , it`s not the same without him in our daily lives , he was with out a doubt the the best to fish with because he made it fun with his sence of humor , it wasn`t always about catching fish , hjs humor was what made him a person we wanted to be around , he would walk into my...
  134. M

    Collonet this weekend

    Puerto San isdiro is blowing 50 so l wouldn`t put any faith in a weather report its blo wing in Quintin along with 15 foot seas , straight hammer thru the weekend
  135. M

    New Gaff build

    Good Job , I need one with the name Jimmie C on it
  136. M

    Here I sit, broken hearted

    it`s been tough for everyone with the Covid situation , can`t wait for the good old days to resurface and get back to somewhat normal , everybody hang in there and get out on the water ASAP
  137. M

    Lost a 60lb'er , need to loss more.

    Im staying put at my weight so far , it`s not always easy to push yourself away from the table but im doing it , lots of walking , bike riding , and fishing , I just got back from LA Bay and I walked the beach in front of my house 2 to 3 hours a day
  138. M

    BOLA- Captain Fernando needs help

    I just got back from LA Bay and I spent some time with Fernando and he told me he flys to Mexico city on the 31st sunday with his daughter and the First round of Surgery is February 1st with her being in the Hospital for 5 to 7 days , his family is in good spirits and they just want their...
  139. M

    New Biosphere permit costs 2021

    I also bought one for my son inlaw Edgar Castro which I probably didn`t neec to
  140. M

    New Biosphere permit costs 2021

    I bought one from joey at squidco and I think I paid 35 dollars for the year
  141. M

    BOLA- Captain Fernando needs help

    Always do , I was also down there 2 weeks ago and some wraring masks and some not wr always wear ours
  142. M

    2 never used Cousins Factory 95mags

    i`ll give ypu 1600 for both I live in Bay Park mission bay area 858 776 9966 Mike Bingham
  143. M

    Rescued a dog...

    Awsome story Good job
  144. M

    BOLA- Captain Fernando needs help

    im taking down 1000 dollars cash on Thursday and I will see him at 11 am and see where he`s at money wise and post the amound when I get back
  145. M

    Crawling Shorts 1-7-21

    im heading out tomorrow , Tuesday ill give a report ,hopefully its better than my last trip , we`ve got some good tides so we`ll see
  146. M

    Missing Person in Bola

    I will look into it , I know some people in Ensenada I can call , ill be at LA bay thursday as well im starting a new building project down there
  147. M

    Missing Person in Bola

    Nothing new , im going back down next Thursday andI will talk to Peggy Hamond and find out anything new , as of 2 weeks ago theres been nothing new to report
  148. M

    A simple, green, Rainshadow.

    Awsome job and Great present for Dad
  149. M


    We all lose either way , our politicians have done nothing except act like little kids fighting amongst themselves , we the people my ass they could give 2 shits about the American people , they have there own agendas and they could care less about us , it just keep getting worse with no end in...
  150. M

    enrique daggett..Daggett's sport fishing..Bahia de los angeles..august 12 2020

    Just got back Tuesday , weather was 74 in the day time the 50`s at night fishing is good right now , lots of bait in the bay , I bought a place at Daggetts on the beach good luck on ypur trip
  151. M


    Ramon Avila has covid but is doing better, his wife Imelda had it as well but she`s fine now , hopefully things will get better soon I will keep you posted
  152. M

    BOLA- Captain Fernando needs help

    I was with Fernando last night and he told me about his 3 year old daughter needing surgery , he`s a really nice guy and I first meet him , his wife and daughter a little over a year , I was able to give him some money and im going back January 14th and will see him again , I met him thru my son...
  153. M


    The town is really hot with covid right now , I know several people who have it Ramon being one of them , we sent down a oxygen machine to him yesyetday , we were leaving tomorrow but thetes too many sick people right now , maybe give it a couple more weeks , , ill keep you posted
  154. M

    California wants to keep taxing residents even if they move out of state

    It`s gotten out of hand to say the least along with the money grab from our elected officals, it never ends , some politician trying how to fuck us out of more money never ends , it`s a bunch of shit we the people means nothing anymore they are always one step ahead of us , you would think they...
  155. M

    2003 Boston Whaler Conquest 275

    Great. Boat , love the whalers
  156. M


    I fished with Ramon and my son inlaw Edgar Castro before thanksgiving and if was a blast we Fished San Antonio for great bottem fish and a few yellows
  157. M

    Missing Person in Bola

    I left a message with Peggy Hammond down there to see if she has any new info but I Haven`t heard back fr om here
  158. M


    Theres lots of good outfits to fish with down here , as far as going in a few weeks you had better do you`re homework first , the town has a covid problem right now theres been 2 people die in the last few days and Ramon told me a lot of people are sick , we canceled going down to the house for...
  159. M

    Missing Person in Bola

    Im headind down this sunday and will keep a eye out for her and her truck , I hope this has a good ending
  160. M

    Castro's Camp, Erendira, Baja Mexico

    It happens all too often , the problem here is Fernando Castro is trying to keep the coastal properties fod himself but it won`t work now , peopleare looking for him after he tore his Nephews house down and is also being looked at for the death of Conrado Castro
  161. M

    Castro's Camp, Erendira, Baja Mexico

    Luckly my houses are not part of the problem , people really don`t know how much a crook Fernando Castro is and after what he did I doub`t he`ll be back any time soon , sorry to hear about the guy in Belize loosing his dream place , aEdgar Castro is a great person and he has the resources to...
  162. M

    Castro's Camp, Erendira, Baja Mexico

    Yes I worked for SDUSD for years , and im now working for the DOD , ive had a house in Eriendira fo 40 years now and its been crazy the last year with turf disputes , I take it you worked for the schools as well , which department ?
  163. M

    Castro's Camp, Erendira, Baja Mexico

    You`re full of shit and have no clue what is going on down there , im sure you don`t go there which is better for us all , keep the fuck out
  164. M

    Cousins 90H

    ill take it Mike Bingham 858 776 9966
  165. M

    Castro's Camp, Erendira, Baja Mexico

    I hope things pick up down there , it`s really bad due to covid and no tourist , the owner of the Tecate store in town just died of covid and one of Edgars cousins Just died. We`ve cancelled our new years trip because of Covid but we sent down a bunch of food to the locals
  166. M

    Castro's Camp, Erendira, Baja Mexico

    One time i`ve been removed for speaking the truth
  167. M

    Castro's Camp, Erendira, Baja Mexico

    Hawkplayer has been too my house before along with many others and I don`t havr problems with anyone
  168. M

    Castro's Camp, Erendira, Baja Mexico

    Fernandos family has nothing to do with him and i`ts all land disputes , mama Castros will left her land too 11 castros and Frnando isn`t having it , he dosent own the land my houses are on and we have the Legal land deeds for these , one or two of Fernandos captains still have there nose up his...
  169. M

    Castro's Camp, Erendira, Baja Mexico

    I used to get along with Fernando Castro great until my dad passed away and Fernando called me not to say sorry for ypur loss but tl tell me my lease was no longer good with the passing of my dad , he drove to my house in San Diego to meet up and I showed him my lease with mine and my Fathets...
  170. M

    Castro's Camp, Erendira, Baja Mexico

    Fernando Castro took his tractor and tore his Nephews Conrado Castros house down after he was murdered , my son in law Edgar Castro and I sknce then have completely rebuilt Conrados house and Fernando had not been seen since , the entire town is in a uproar over this and numerous people filmed...
  171. M

    Castro's Camp, Erendira, Baja Mexico

    No one is there , I just got back and its been that way since the incident on February 23 rd and will remain that way for a while until things settle down which may take a long time , Fernando Castro is a dirt bag
  172. M

    Spotted Bay Bass

    Pinta bass ,
  173. M

    Driving down....border crossing

    No problems , i`ve been going to my house at puerto San isdiro and drive right in , no check points in Ensenada last week and im leaving again December 27th for a week ,
  174. M

    Kennedy Fisher snake skin glass 20-50lb

    I think not , people who own Kennedy Fishers know Kennedy Fishets and this rod would have been gone in 10 minutes
  175. M

    SD BAY Crawl 12-9-20

    I`ts been a sli w year for us as well , our last trip we caught 2 legals in SD bay in areas i`ve been fishing for years, there was 3 of us on my center console and heading in i said 3 giys 2 legals ? We ended up letting them go
  176. M

    Covid 19 idiot free thread

    I was down for the count last March ,it`s Definitley a differnt kind of sickness that i`ve never experienced , ypu feel like crap which is how we all feel when we`re sick , every morning the day starts off with a small fever and by the end of the day even thou you`re not doing anything or going...
  177. M

    Sunday Funday 12/6/2020

    Looks like fun `
  178. M

    Winter halibut fishing.

    I`ll be pounding the bottom tomorrow in 92 to 128 feet of water
  179. M

    San Diego lockdown

    I ,m sure it will but I hope not , things don`t look good with the spread of covid
  180. M

    Any effects on party boats?

    They will close boating as well if the hospital beds get below 15 percent which is getying close , it`ll be bullshit if they close the harbors again , time will tell
  181. M

    26' Blackman/Champion. $49,500

    Don Blackman saying was where perfect is good enough
  182. M

    26' Blackman/Champion. $49,500

    Mine is a 2002 39 foot blackman and it`s the 3rd one i`ve owned , the other 2 were 26 foot Billfishers, one The Harvey B the second Vonnie B
  183. M

    26' Blackman/Champion. $49,500

    I doubt it`s better than a blackman , does it have a one ton fish hold ? I didn`t think so , I don` t see how you can even have the add with Blackman in it , it might be a nice boat BUT a Blackman it`s not GLWTS
  184. M

    Captain charged with Manslaughter

    All Captains are responsible for crew and passengers alike , thats the law , its not one I would always on but it is , what about coast guard inspections ? They only seem to get involed when theres a Tragedy at sea , it`ll be interesting to see the out come I too belive the owners should be held...
  185. M

    Boat and baitwell sizes??

    Vessel Jimmie C 39 foot blackman 120 gallon deck tank 20 gallon transom tank and 30 gallon bow tank
  186. M

    Happy Holidays 2020

    Love it
  187. M

    Intrepid Nov 30 - Dec 10 Roll Call

    Great times for sure , best of luck
  188. M

    Halibut Reports Dana Point --- ?????

    I was planning on fishing sunday again but im not going to make it home in time
  189. M

    Names from the Past Early 80's Who do you remember?

    Buckwheat , International Star
  190. M

    Best Marinas in SD

    Awsome restaurant and marina discount , a full bar ,pool , gym ,laundry ,showers , ice machine and under ground parking which they do not charge for
  191. M

    Best Marinas in SD

    I keep my 2 boats at the Bay Club marina on shelter island drive and its a great marina thats kept nice and i`ve never had any theft problems ,Shelly is the dock Master and shes very nice
  192. M

    Halibut Reports Dana Point --- ?????

    Picking up nicer grade of yellows drifting for Halies , 18 to 24 lbs which is a pain on 12 lb test but fun for sure
  193. M

    Halibut Reports Dana Point --- ?????

    Yes , im going again Sunday
  194. M

    Halibut Reports Dana Point --- ?????

    I caught 6 halibut last saturday south of south island and had 5 the week before the biggest going 18 lbs so nothong big yet , we caught the fish from 89 feet to 112 feet using sardines for bait , its still a little early for the deep fish , maybe the middle od December the fish should start...
  195. M

    Penn Fathom-Squall Baitcasters

    I`m real happy with mine , I use it with 12lb test fishing for halibut , I got tired of the Curados and the lexa , i`ve only used it 3 times but so far so good , I still love my tranxs. But happy to try something new
  196. M


    i`ll give you 750
  197. M

    Little bluefin as live bait?

  198. M

    Mario's Fish Processing Help

    iv`e never had any problems with Mario and I used him a dozen times this year , sams day service is hard to beat
  199. M

    Los Barriles fish report 10/23/20

    Beautiful water , Good Job
  200. M

    San Diego at last

    Good Luck to you and welcome to San Diego
  201. M

    Fraser Gyros M25/Mariner Refurbished

    I doubt they blow the Fujis away , there not as powerful
  202. M

    Boat Washing

    You should be fine , the boat should be sealed up and I think if the water was getting to the foam you would feel the xtra weight
  203. M

    Offshore 10/7 Go South Young Man

    Thanks for the report , any day on the water beats the hell out of work , catching fish is the bonus , im heading to the finger bank tomorrow to give it a shot
  204. M

    Kids first bug trip

    Fun Times , he`s Hooked now fir sure
  205. M

    Saved a seagull tied up in fishing line while kayak fishing Marina Del Rey.

    Good Job taking the time to save the bird , a big one is coming your way for sure
  206. M

    Is it Saturday yet?

    Can`t wait to drop some hoops , i m ready add well goi d luck to all
  207. M

    Slip fees in San Diego

    Call Ted at the Dana inn he`s the dock master and a great guy , I had one of my boats there for a couple of years but now i`m at the bay club Marina at shelter island drive , I pay $ 1656 dollars for my 39 foot blackman and a 30 custom CC , this includes electric , water and internet , it does...
  208. M

    PENDING...Weber Performer Grill...great condition.

    If the Barbacue is still available I would like to buy it
  209. M

    Yoursaltwaterguide BD members?

    Its the way I grew up fishing I don`t have a problem with Dave helping out who ask or needs the help , if he`s making some money more power too him , It`s just not for me and it`s not needed on my end , I had a great teacher in my Father and to this Day the Bingham Boys do a pretty good Job of...
  210. M

    Yoursaltwaterguide BD members?

    Everyone has there own method of fishing and thar comes from time on the water , the more time the better you learn and catch , I wouldn` t pay anyone to get info on fishing spots , learn it yourself and save youre money which is what most FISHERMAN DO
  211. M

    Offshore 09/11 SCI bust

    Late bite yesterday we we`re on the Jimmie C a 39 foot blackman and we had 5 fish the biggest going 201 , it was not a happy ocean thats for sure , you`ll get em next time , we passed off a 120 pounder to my Nephew Cameron Bingham for his passangers on his charter
  212. M

    Threshers galore!

    I think the older generation US are more aware of the global dessimation of our shark population , I can remember in the late 60`s early 7`0 s hammerhead sharks at La Jolla kelp beds and blue sharks all over the nine mile bank , I realize what a good job california has done with the fish quotas...
  213. M

    Theft Alert - This is why we can't have nice things

    I hate fucjen thives , nothing worse , sorry for youre loss
  214. M

    Offshore Took a Hidden Beating 9-5-20

    We had 4 fish 90 to 125 lbs we went to the 381 but 7 mikes inside of that we metered a lot of fish so we back travjed and got in the same area and foamers everywhere , so much fun I got one on a stick bait and one on a oct 10 , called in my Nephew Cameron Bingham and he picked 2 fish on the kite...
  215. M

    Offshore Took a Hidden Beating 9-5-20

    Thanks for the report , it got a little nautical on the outside as well , bluefin bit good thou
  216. M

    Thrashers or Calstars

    Hard to beat Calstars , Brad made G loomis rods which the origanals were great , I think you will see more calstars rods on the water front than anything else except maybe Seeker
  217. M

    clean bay skiff 18' panga - offer him $5k

    No need to Bust the guys balls , it would be a great little starter boat for someone to use in the bay. at the river or kelp beds on a nice day , you can pick up a new fe trailer for 12 to 15 hundrad dollars and its not a big investment , we all started somewhere in the boating world it look s...
  218. M

    Reviews of JP Motorsports in Chula Vista?

    Alan is awsome they do a great job , iv`e used them gor years ,
  219. M

    2003 Blackman Outerbanks

    It`s a lot of boat for a 39 foot , it`s been nice doing 2 day trips on it , im hoping to go to the islands friday on my center console to fish the tides in the morning , it` s been a weird year the bigger fish some some reason stayed deep , the 110 to 123 feet has been the ticket , were fishing...
  220. M

    2003 Blackman Outerbanks

    Beautiful boat for sure , ive`d fished on a outerbanks for the last 15 years out of Homer Alaska , it was owned by Tony DeMichelle and it is really nice , it`s now owned by Norm who runs chaters with if ` I canceled my trip this year 3 weeks ago due to the covid crap ,Don Blackman was my little...
  221. M

    2003 Blackman Outerbanks

    Hugh boozers for sure and zero maintence , I still have my 30 foot centet console at the bay club marina along with the Jimmie C and I still fish halibut on the Pura Vida on a regular basics love to fish the flatties ,
  222. M

    2003 Blackman Outerbanks

    Yanmars only had 804 hours , I went thru the entire boat , new electronics , new interior , all new thru hulls , new water maker , paint and so forth , it was a mess , I had Don Blackman build me two 26 foot billfishers The Harvey B and the Vonnie B and they were awsome boats , I owned the...
  223. M

    2003 Blackman Outerbanks

    Best Blackman model is a 39 foot called thr Jimmie C
  224. M

    Simrad v. Raymarine?

    I have two 12 inch sinrad evo 3 on my bridge and a 9 inch on the back deck , I ggad furuno for the last 30 years and I love the simrad they are incredible in all phases of operation , pretty much anything new will be a hugh inprovement , good luck
  225. M

    Deckhand salary?

    I worked for Cornado pesca club in the 70`s , a lot od big name charter captains , Gary sansom, Gene Grimes , Don Chin , Lou Mauer and so on , I got paid 35 dollars a day working 6 days a week , we averaged 100 dollars a trip in tip money sometimes more that was split between the Captain and...
  226. M

    Roddy Power Master Full Factory sold

    I`ll give you 150 dollars for it Mike Bingham 858 776 9966 I live in San Diego mission bay area shoot me a text 858 776 9966
  227. M

    Newport Mako 8-8

    Shark had a tag on it if ypu look closer ` good job on the release , sharks ate scase these days its always good to let them go
  228. M

    Happy Sunday my friends

    Thats a good spread of food good job
  229. M

    Tragic call for help on the 312

    As we all know the skipper is always Responsible for any Accidents that happen on a Vessel , guys wake up one morning on planning on having a awsome day and then someone Loses their life , prayers to the family, the skipper and I hope Alcohol didn`t play a factor into this Accident
  230. M

    15 ft Boston Whaler

    Nice boat , its just what im looking for the river Mike Bingham 858 776 9966 , im 15 minutes from lakeside
  231. M

    New UC Reaper Blank

    M & M rods had some blanks last week he`s building me 2 Reapers , one for me and one for my son in law
  232. M

    San Diego Sportfishing landings updating trips with undesirable maximum capacities

    Hey from 25 people to 31 is a big difference , 6 more bodies on the rail fightig for the perfect spot
  233. M

    Erendira 8/1 8/2

    I was coming back from Eriendira where my house is thru Tecate and I got pulled over witb my Daughter and my dogs in my truck and the cop says I ran a stop sign and I told him you can do better than that and I started laughing , he asked me to get out of my truck and wr walked back 30 yards and...
  234. M

    Offshore Illegal to interfere with fishing and hunting: what's the recourse

    I would have dropped the anchor and just sat there , that son of a bitch dosen`t own the beach or the ocean , I would have grabbed my Jig stick and start casting to the shore as well Fuck that guy
  235. M

    SD Tackle shop recommendations

    Dana landing will fill ypure reel , they have a good selection , ask for Bubba or Wyatt
  236. M

    Offshore One Dead, more Missing off San Clemente Island: 7/31/20

    Oh Man lets hope and pray for the missing and their Familes
  237. M

    Newsome, fighting for the people.

    Just sick of all of it , just a bunch of liars , thiefs , and crooks who don`t give 2 shits about the american people , it` s past getting old it`s just plain and simple Fucked
  238. M

    Parking for trailers at Shelter Island...

    Shit is bad enough and they are giving fucken tickets to guys trying to spend the day on the water , it dosen`t suprise me at all
  239. M

    State looking to ban gill nets ??

    This is something that should have been banned years ago , two of my brothers have commerical fished these type of boats and the stories are not good , I hate too see any one lose their Lively hood but the state needs to come up with a plan to buy back the permits and compensate these fishermen...
  240. M

    Best price tackle around fisherman landing?

    Dana landing has a great selection of jigs and there prices are as fair as any ones elses , they carry jri as well ask for Bubba or wyatt and ask for the captains discount which they give with no problem
  241. M

    Offshore 7/17/20 Go Now

    Sinker rigs worked as well yesterday , we had 6 on the flyers and 3 on the sinker rigs , Fun times
  242. M

    2012 or up Jeep Wrangler4D

    Try Blackstar in LA they have really nice jeeps which is where I bought mine for my house in Mexico
  243. M

    8’ Old Chocolate Kennedy Fisher?

    Kennedy fisher ? I own several and I think it`s safe to say NOT
  244. M

    Kill bag VS. cooler

    I quit buying the plastic coolers years ago for that reason , broken hinges and latches , I bought a few yetis over the years and thats that no more junk , the probkem is the cost but you only need a couple and you`re done , I have a 250 quart yeti on my back deck to bleed out the fish on ice...
  245. M

    1999 Chevy Suburban K1500 LT 4x4

    Good luck getting answer from the seller , he never returned any of mine
  246. M

    2017 Boston Whaler 250 Outrage

    Beautiful boat Abel , nice picture of Edgar backing it off the trailer GLWTS
  247. M

    Coronados scouting trip 7/5 solo

    I fished south island Friday for halibut in 35 to 53 feet for nothing except some calicos and a couple of yellows one which went 23 pounds , I then went below the ridge and picked up a nice halibut in 113 feet , for some readon they arr still laying in the deeper water , going back out Wednesday...
  248. M


    Great boat , !!!!!
  249. M

    Erendira 8/15/2019

    Fullspeed white seabass fishing 6 mikes south of the boat ramp , squid beds are active , lots of yellows as well , no problem getting therr and the new road up the grade past santo Tomas is 90 percent complete
  250. M

    Erendira 8/15/2019

    Out standing calico bass fishing , regular and bull kelp
  251. M

    Gruesome Newsom at it again...

    No reason what so ever to shut down the private boaters , this is NOT the problem , peopke cram in bars, crowds protesting in the streets with no protection , a lot of people in san Diego are taking the precautions necessary to avoid the spread , I hope they don`t shut everything down again...
  252. M

    Erendira 8/15/2019

    I just got back sunday , I fished with my son in law Edgar Castro for 3 days and fishing was epic , the ocean was beautiful and wr found tbe squid beds , we made 40 to 50 pieces every morning and launched the boat at 4:30 am every morning , fun times
  253. M

    Offshore Which one of you kooks is this?

    I don`t know about being out that far in a tin boat , we can`t predict mother nature nor can we depend on the weather forcast , In my younger years I used to say if you can see it you can swim to it , I don`t think it`s having big Balls I think it`s a couple of beers short of a six pack
  254. M

    1999 Chevy Suburban K1500 LT 4x4

    I`ll give you 3000 dollars cash Mike Bingham 858 776 9966
  255. M

    TruLine HD8 green glass

    I live in Bay Park San Diego i`ll give you 1200 cash , 858 776 9966 mike Bingham
  256. M

    Going From Trailer To Slip

    I have my 2 boats at the bay club marina and this time of year the bottoms get cleaned every 3 weeks , make sure you have a block zinc on your transom and bottom paint , it`s awsome having your boat in a slip , especially for the late start days or going out to make bait , I have a reciever at...
  257. M

    Loreto opens to fishing BUT....

    Thats just wrong that we can`t fish in our golden years NO BUENO
  258. M

    Offshore Sport Boats

    I Learned long ago it's a big ocean out there and we should try to give each other space which is a fucking joke , people use other boats as there GPS and laugh about it , Thru the years my family has shared with other boats fishing spots and successful trips but now these days we work with a...
  259. M

    Bent butt rods for Bluefin

    Boy that' a relief , I thought I was doing all wrong
  260. M

    Coronado Islands Friday 6/12

    Good Job , fresh yellowtail tonight !!!!!!
  261. M

    Offshore Michael Jordan catches 442 pound Marlin to win tourney championship.

    He`s Actually a decent fisherman , he fished with us 2 years ago in san Diego on my Brothers boat a 65 foot viking called the Anchor which is slipped at Kona Kai , we caught yellowfin and yellowtail and he`s just a normal guy who like the rest of us love pulling on fish , he got right in there...
  262. M

    1994 Jeep yj

    I`m very interested in you`re jeep and would like too biy it , plz call or text me 858 776 9966 Mike Bingham
  263. M

    1994 Jeep yj

    How is the interior ? Where are you located my name is Mike Bingham and I would like to see ypu`re jeep 858 776 9966
  264. M

    19 Baja Bayrunner! Rigged right!

    I live in san Diego misddion bay area I would like to see ypur boat plz shoot me a text when this can take place 858 776 9966
  265. M

    2006 Parker 21 Special Edition21'

    My name is mike Bingham and I live in san Diego if ypu`re boat hasn`t sold I would to tok see it 858 776 9966
  266. M

    Offshore How was it out there today? Wind , swell, and fish

    Fished south coronado island friday and it was blowing out of the south and was choppy early on , the wind never did let up which gave us a great Halibut dtift , we caught four halibut in 35 to 47 feet along with 2 yelliwtail 16 to 18 pounders along with chunky calicos and some barracuda , the...
  267. M


    The old ford is no longer alpng with beach launch , they built a concrete boat ramp which works but you can no longer launch 3 to 4 boats at a time so you want to launch early before any line starts , its still a great place great fishing and super nice people
  268. M

    Circle hooks for Yellow fin tuna

    Awsome hook and it won`t break the bank
  269. M


    Edgar is running a 39 foot Blackman out of San Diego and he works at Camp pendeleton DOD contractor , he`s been killing the big Bluefin and yellowfin tuna give him a call 858 776 9967
  270. M


    I take a copy of my electric bill for my house in Puerto San Isdiro and it`s no problem , the last time they didn`t even ask
  271. M

    Bent butt for kite fishing

    Bent butt can be beneficial when fighting a big Bluefin because you don`t have too hold on too the rod unless of course he decides to do a few laps around the boat , then it becomes a pain in the Ass , I say spend the money and add to you`re Arsenal , Good luck
  272. M

    Is this what you think also?

    Hell no 2020 is starting off to be a GREAT year with yellowfin AND Bluefin in May , bait has been pretty good and the fish are close , I belkve things are rolling back to as normal as can be for the circumstances and hopefully very soon the fishing communites of SanDiego are California will be...
  273. M

    Offshore Pacific Queen 5/29

    I think it`s time for the owners of sportboats to get on with there lives and get back to making a living , bills pile up wheater you`re fishing or not , insurance companies don` t give you a pass , no pass from the banks either nor slip fees , the life of a sportboat owner is hard and long...
  274. M


    Good job I see you fished with Conrado Castro , his brother Edgar Castro is my Son inlaw , Great guys
  275. M

    Dana Landing frozen flying fish...

    Steve the owner pays over 20 dollars per flyer , I know they cost alot but he`s very fair with his prices , Dana is a great place to shop , eat or talk to Bubba about rigging gear or the latest fish report , First class operation for sure , give them a shot
  276. M

    While California’s Economy is Crashing, Newsom is on Vacation

    The fuckin guy is so far out there it makes me sick , he strips the people of our rights while he grandstands , i`m in 100 petcent too remove this idiot from office , its time for california to shed the laid back style and go after him
  277. M

    CHASING BF 5/21/20

    Jimmie C will be on 6 and 68
  278. M

    CHASING BF 5/21/20

    Im leaving friday morning going south as well on a 3 day 39 foot Blackman Jimmie C
  279. M

    First time fishing Alaska

    Josh Brooks on the Huntress great guy and awsome fisherman , im going august 17th for 12 days and im doing a 4 day trip to blue fox bay with Josh 907 399 82008 good luck
  280. M

    Prescription Sunglasses Advice

    It takes time to get use to the new glasses I had problems as well but when you spend 500 dollars per pair you learn how to use them , I love mine now but hated them at girst give it some time ypu will learn how to focus with them
  281. M

    05.05 Nados Report

    Good job , glad to hear the water is starting to clean up
  282. M

    Big halibut surprise

    Quality fish right there ` Great Job guus
  283. M

    Offshore Access Updates from friday reopening

    I`m leaving wednesday night on my boat which is in a slip in SanDiego bay with 2 non family members an i`m hoping its not a problem , i`ll be gone until saturday night
  284. M

    San Diego BOATING, FISHING and LAUNCH RAMPS open at 8am tomorrow!

    I can`t wait my boat is fueled and all new electronics installed , im going to put Groceries on board on tuesday and leave wednesday on a 3 day to fish some areas south where they are catching a nice grade of bluefin with some yellowfin mixed in
  285. M

    Newsom to Announce Closure of All Beaches and CA State Parks

    I don`t know where you work or if you really are a cop but stay the fuck out of San Diego you are not welcome here ypu`re a fucking koom with little man Syndrome I withe the DOD and we eat guys like you for lunch , for you to poll off to ypu`re fellow fisherman shows zero class , a lot of people...
  286. M

    Please help get San Diego Ramps and Bays Re-opened.

    Stay the Fuck out of San Diego when the tuna bite is full speed ,
  287. M

    Please help get San Diego Ramps and Bays Re-opened.

    I spoke with one of my Buddies fro. Harbor Police today and asked what it`s looking like to open up the ports and he said he has no idea and dosen` t agree with it being closed , they just folliiw orders and I said people arn`t going to put up with this much longer , he also said ypu can`t...
  288. M

    Offshore San Diego City - some fishing OK starting Monday AM

    I`m starting to get pissed off , i`m paying slip fees and property taxes on my boat along with insurance and bottom cleaning and I can`t go out along with everyone else my boat is personal property and they have taken that right away from all of us , i`m starting to think this is gping to go on...
  289. M

    Head to head marine electronics competition 2020

    I just put 3 simrads evo 3 one my biat 2 twelves on the bridge and a 9 for the back deck along with a new 32 mile Radar and a new Simrad Auto pilot and last wad a Fusion 755 stero , im all set , now I need the city to open up the port of San Diego so I can leave my slip for a week or so
  290. M

    Our Constitutional Rights

    What a fucking joke , china is not a threat to the US , they are only a threat to themselves , The United States is so far advanced in warfare and technology it`s not even funny china is still working on a nuclear aircraft carrier , Civilians in this country don` t know the extent of our...
  291. M

    Our Constitutional Rights

    Agree , its a tough pill for all us to swallow , i,m like everyone else the ocean is truly my only Therapy , it clears my head and brings be bavk down where I need to be , I realize we`re all In this together and it`s very difficult for us too not be heard
  292. M

    Our Constitutional Rights

    I run a team for the DOD there is a lot of Responsible people in the fishing community and a lot of dumb asses out there as well , were not being given the chance to prove we can work with whatever guide lines they come up with im very capable of following orders as has been the case for the...
  293. M

    Our Constitutional Rights

    How in the fuck am I going to Endanger my family on my own boat ? Who said anything about driving a car ? I want to drive my boat that I pay slip fees ` property taxes and insurance on , if you want Danger go to costco, or walmart
  294. M

    Our Constitutional Rights

    Im sick of all the shit , dosen` t matter which side you are on or what Branch you served in , the only rights we have now is go to work if you are luckly enough to still be employed and go to the store, im one of the luckly ones who is still working DOD but All this talk is just that people in...
  295. M

    Boaters protest this morning at shelter island?

    Im fucking burned out o. All the bullshit , fishing is not a crime ans we should be able too fish on our boats ,, go to costco if you want to get sick and buy you`re fucking fish from a fish market if you can`t catch you`re own fucking lame
  296. M

    Won't be long now.

    I can` t belive they opened the beaches to surfing , swimming , paddle boards and kayaking but not boating , WTF this is bullshit I should be able to go to MY boat which is in a slip on shelter island and go fishing apparently Faulkner is a fucken tree hugger
  297. M

    Won't be long now.

    None of our city leaders want to take Responsibility of making the call too open up our ports , they keep referring to other Agencies and passing the buck , I don`t see anything opening up untill May 15th and I hope I`m wrong , I walked along Shelter island sunday with my wife and they still...
  298. M

    Why is San Diego Bay Closed where LA Bays are not?

    So much Shit going on , oceanside won`t even let people check on there boats in the harbor , now they are taking personal property rights away and these people are paying of his or hets boat? good money to slip there boats , at least it has`nt hit our slips in san Diego even thou we can`t even...
  299. M

    Lifespan of outboard (hours)

    My last Suzuki 175 HP four stroke had 6200 hours on it before it blew
  300. M

    Take a drive down to sunset cliffs...

    Those Fuc- en wanna be cops at sunset cliffs make me sick , they stand there or sit watching people jog or walking and if you stop to look at the ocean they shoo you along , , people along mission bay are walking in the street because you can`t even walk along the sidewalk , they don`t give a...
  301. M

    Why is San Diego Bay Closed where LA Bays are not?

    Fishing on you`re own boat is a hell of a lot safer than going to costco or Vons , I have 2 boats in slips at the bay club marina on shelter island and i,m not allowed to go fish with guys iv`e been fishing with for 40 years , I understand the situation of big gatherings being a saftey issus but...
  302. M

    Lost a 60lb'er , need to loss more.

    Man thats a tough one to do is lose weight , 3 years ago I jumped off the tailgate of my truck at my house in mexico and without realizing it I shattered my left foot but it didn`t hurt it burned si I figured I streched out a tendon and stayed at the house for 10 days fishing 6 of those days and...
  303. M

    The day is fast approaching...

    Overall people in San Diego are staying home which is what were supposed to do , i`ll damn sure don`t have to like it but for now thats how it is , there thoughts on this situation is the sooner they get this under control the sooner we can go back to a normal life , most guys witb theere own...
  304. M

    Road report from nomads

    Im planing on going to my house i. PUERTO SAN ISDIRO just to check on my house in a couple of weeks , my neighbors are saying its been really quiet and the town is doing great , few boats are fishing and its only for food , the Commerical end of it is closed so people are fishing for table fare...
  305. M

    Bye Felitia

    I can` t get it right today for same reason kennedy Fisher , i`ve had mine for 20 plus years
  306. M

    Bye Felitia

    I doubt Guys who have Kennedy Fusher rods arnt gping to give them up , I know I won`t but good luck
  307. M

    Fishing to open

    I still can`t believe they are shutting us down from fishing on our own boats , I Braved costco the other day and it was a complete shit show , it way more dangerous with all the people gping up and down the isles , everybody that has thetr own boat pretty much has a set groyp of guys that they...
  308. M

    Roddy PM8 By Dave Bell

    I would like to buy the rod im in san Diego we just need to figure where and when
  309. M

    Is slip fishing still an option?

    Ive been throwing plastics off my boat at the bay club marina on sheltet island no one has said anything , ive been doing this for a week now catching spotties and little halibut , this weekend im going tl try some live bait from my 2 recievers and see if i can catch a bigger halibut , its all...
  310. M

    CDFW wants to CLOSE fishing- Make your voice HEARD

    My 2 boats are at the bay club Marina on shelter island and all i can do is sit on the boat or cas plastics off the back deck and catch spotties and little Halibut , im lucky to have this option to be able to go kick back on my boats and I guess i get the bay shutdown due to the Virus , I know...
  311. M

    Tackle Ho's, what have you picked up lately?

    Ok , so far this year one LM7 truline one CX8 truline one D8 truline all wrapped by Dave Bell , one calstar GF 410 two 95 jmag one GFGR 800 MH one GG 270 , 2 lighter 8 - 20 calstar cork for halibut fishing , one penn 70 VIS one Talica 10 one Talica 12 two Talica 20s Two saltigas 35s 2 Saltigas...
  312. M

    Kennedy fisher rods

    I have 3 KF rods that i love and I bought them years ago off Frank the rod man in mira mesa without even realizing whoat i wad buying , i have one 7 foot and 2. 8 foot rods that are about as thick of glass as you will ever see , KF was way ahead of the rod building game of the day and i still...
  313. M

    San Diego Bay shutting down

    I went to shelter island this morning Saturday and i saw several boats cruzing around so i guess the bay is still opened to slipped boats , one of my buddies went to the 425 this morning to chase the tuna and no one stopped him from heading out the harbour
  314. M

    Offshore Shelter Island ramp closed. Who can we call? Will it help?

    I cruzed aroind shelter island this morning Saturday and i saw several boats out on San Diego bay so i guess they are still allowing slipped boats out , one of my buddies left early this morning to gk chase the tuna on the 425 and nk one stopped him so just maybe all is not lost
  315. M

    San Diego Bay shutting down

    The port District is closing San Diego bay tonight at midnight , zero boat traffic will be allowed , i have a buddy who works in the enforsement division and he called me , this is going to be brutal but if we all work thru this itll be over sooner than later i hope , fishing is my only outlet...
  316. M

    Offshore Why the launch ramps are closed

    Effective at midnight tonight the port is closing San Diego bay , I just got off the phone with my buddy who works at the port and iys zero traffic , I know this sucks but if we all due our part this will help this end sooner than later i hope
  317. M

    Tommy Gomes

    He no longer works their
  318. M

    Offshore Why the launch ramps are closed

    A mountain out of a mole hill ? What Feffin planet are you from ? People are dying all over the world and we're panic mongers ? Youre a Dumb ass and you need to pull your head out of your ass and get with the program , you are not immune to this and people who care are making sacafrices and you...
  319. M

    Offshore Shelter Island ramp closed. Who can we call? Will it help?

    I'll be on the road monday morning 5:30 AM heading to Camp Pendleton to do my Job and I'm grateful for the opportunity to be able to do my Job , elders need a purpose and I agree that people do need to take what is going on in our country and stay home until this passes and then we can all get...
  320. M

    Best Day Ever...

    sounds great july is a great time of year
  321. M

    Offshore Shelter Island ramp closed. Who can we call? Will it help?

    Km How fiffen stupid are you to make a statement like this you disrespectful little shit im over 60 years old and im still out everyday with the DOD we have just as many rights as anyone else you owe a whole bunch of people a apology we've earned our place in society and that can't be taken...
  322. M

    Fishing Jacket

    I've had one of my Nomar jackets for over 10 years along with the best head gear , I use Nomar water proof bags for my gear as well their stuff is polar fleece so you dont have to dress in layers , I have 2 pairs of their sweat pants as well , one is medium heavy and the other is heavy
  323. M

    Fishing Jacket

    Check out Nomar in Homer Alaska website , you will never buy a better fishing or hunting jacket , they have all outdoor weather gear and they make it right there in the warehouse
  324. M

    Message me if ypu ever want to Buddy boat I just topped off my boat so I've got over 500 gallons...

    Message me if ypu ever want to Buddy boat I just topped off my boat so I've got over 500 gallons on board
  325. M

    Yes and it's been really good , we had 12 fish last weekend and kept 6 all between 16 and 27 lbs...

    Yes and it's been really good , we had 12 fish last weekend and kept 6 all between 16 and 27 lbs , I've been getting my Blackman ready for tuna and I'm planning a 2 to 3 day trip south when the weather settles down, I've fished halibut on my center console the last 3 weeks and its been a blast...
  326. M

    Goodbye LOLA

    Man that's a tough one for sure my last chocolate lived for 14 years Jake was a every occasions dog whichmost Labs are , my current chocolate Maverick is 7 years old and a great dog as well. Good luck finding you're next friend and sorry for your loss
  327. M

    Good news?

    I went out yesterday and ran around the bay , Shelter Island and went right by the Harbor Police and they didn't pay any attention to me at all , then i went to the bait barge and got a scoop of bait went back to my slip and put the bait in my receivers
  328. M

    Coronados Islands Sat

    I was at south island last sunday and no problems what so ever , I only saw 2 other boats the entire day and weather permitting im headed out this sunday as well , the bait barge in san Diego bay is open and the bait is Beautiful with a few mackeral mixed in , Good Luck
  329. M

    Fishing is now prohibited 3/25/20

    My 2 boats are in slips on san diego bay at the bay club marina , I ran all over the bay today and stopped at the bait barge on the way in and got a scoop of bait to put in my receivers, im planning on fishing sunday
  330. M

    Offshore Boat Ramps closed?

    They can't keep us from our boat in a paid slip its private property, we need to be able to have access to our boats , I have Bay Club Marina parking pass ,
  331. M

    Offshore Boat Ramps closed?

    I was just on shelter island Drive leaving the Bay Club Marina wherr I have both of my boats in slips and all the parking lots are closed off along with the boat ramp parking lot and SDPD are in the parking lots telling people to leave , this is unreal whats happening , all the Hotels on Shelter...
  332. M


    I Guarantee no one is going to take ANY of my Guns , its not going to happen stay tough and safe
  333. M

    Offshore EB's bait?

    I got bait there yesterday Sinday and its got a good amount of box time its awsome
  334. M

    Best Day Ever...

    Loved you're story , I was the same way with my Daughters who are now 27 and 32 years old , I still have pictures in my office when my Daughter's were young catching spotties and then gradually learning how to fish for Marlin , Tuna , Dorado and their now Favorite Halibut , it's memories...
  335. M

    CV-19 Government Relief checks.

    What Relief ? At what cost , what does the Government think A thousand dollars is going too do ? What a joke , what about the people that can't work because everything is shut down ? How long is A thousand dollars going to last , Hard times are coming unfortunately for us all until this virus...
  336. M

    Corona Virus and Fred Hall Long Beach

    It's like you're hoping some poor son of a bitch walked around the show infecting people , here's a idea , sell all youre fishing gear and lock yourself in a closet because it's coming to get you
  337. M

    Long Range shutdown?

    Everyone has to do their part in this Global mess, people are losing their jobs , restaurants are closing their doors along with bars , all this is necessary to try and rein in on the spread of the virus , people are dying and many more will , I love fishing as much as the next guy but I for...
  338. M

    O'side Fish ID

    Its a Meone , common name Sugar Bass and great eating
  339. M

    NIKKI J for sale. (Blackman 26 Outerbanks)

    No, I got out of commerical fishing a long time ago, im a DOD Contractor now with my own company but I'm still on the water a lot , the Jimmie C affords me the opportunity to do multi day trips and im fishing the boat at Mag Bay this year in October and will go to Cabo from there and keep the...
  340. M

    *Off the Market* - 21ft Boston Whaler Justice "Grey Ghost"

    You can't beat a Boston Whaler for Southern Cal Fishing and Baja , great fishing platforms
  341. M

    70 year old getting lazy ! Drift fishing for Halibut ?

    The barrel swivel to the 3 way in deep water drifts 110 to 140 feet keeps you're leader perfect no mater how fast the drift , no twist what so ever give it a try , I use the same set up in shallow water as well , I'll use a small sliding sinker when there is very little wind or current
  342. M


    I put a bigger tank on my Blackman so I put this one up for sale and it's gone , Thanks everyone
  343. M


    I am selling an off shore bait tank. 80 gallons. Length 42 inches width 24 inches height 33 inches. GREAT SHAPE! $600
  344. M

    I care about your health

    I think it's going to affect flights big time , people including myself are going to be paranoid for sure , I fly to Florida in april, then kauai in June which my wife wants to cancel because of this and then Alaska in August , im turning 63 years young in a couple of months and we're...
  345. M

    70 year old getting lazy ! Drift fishing for Halibut ?

    The only way to go is drift fishing with 12 to 15 pound test with a stainless steel 3 way T swivel tied to a barrel swivel with a 8 inch leader then a 18 to 24 inch 2 to 4 ounce chrome torpedo sinker and then a 4 foot bait leader , ive been using this set up for over 40 years and you get the...
  346. M

    NIKKI J for sale. (Blackman 26 Outerbanks)

    Saw your boat out of the water at Shelter island boat yard, I was down there checking on the progress of mine , they had just finished power washing yours and it looks impressive out of the water , what a beautiful set up rig ypu have someone is going to get a great southern California boat...
  347. M

    NIKKI J for sale. (Blackman 26 Outerbanks)

    The owners name was Bill Holmes and he had it at southwest yacht club for a long time Blackman built several 38 foot boats but only one 39 foot from what Bill told me , he had it built for Mag Bay trips which he never made, it has a big deck freezer , central air and heat, a water maker along...
  348. M

    NIKKI J for sale. (Blackman 26 Outerbanks)

    Man thats some names of the past , Bob Glathe was out here recently and just got married , I haven't talked to Joel in years , my Blackman is at Shelter island boat yard now they just put it back in the water , I had Top.sides non skid redone along with new underwater lights , bottom paint and I...
  349. M

    How do you feel about changing the swordfish bag limt?

    One per angler is plenty , theres enough pressure on the fishery with the commerical fleet
  350. M

    NIKKI J for sale. (Blackman 26 Outerbanks)

    I owned two 26 foot billfishers I had Don built and both were great boats, well built and not expensive to operate , my Dad and I fished the 10 / 10 trench and san clemente islands for years and we were never let down I now own the only 39 foot blackman built and its incredible I named it after...
  351. M

    Offshore BLUEFIN SEEN REPORT 2/19 (Islands too)

    The water temp inside Puerto San Isidro 90 miles south of the border was 61 and a half degrees and crystal clear , the mexican quota for bluefin has already been filled for the year , could be a interesting year
  352. M

    Moon phases, what do you guys think?

    I'm a firm believer in moon phase fishing ,better current and water movement i pay attention to the moon phase and tides as much as possible when I plan fishing trips especially in alaska where the tide swings are hugh , I've had some sucess to this method and there are days I don't plan a trip...
  353. M

    Looking for any info on this fish, or his friends

    Ive been fishing out of san diego for over 50 years and we do very well in targeting and catching all species of fish , every year I get to fish wheater out of san diego or my house of 40 years at Puerto San Isidro, it's not always about catching and killing a bunch of fish it's about time on...
  354. M

    Looking for any info on this fish, or his friends

    Who in the F ck wants to hold hands ? Guys are excited about the possibility of a early epic season everyone I know and fish with only want to hold a loaded up fishing pole , its a big ocean and you can always with a little work make it happen
  355. M

    Fishing with Ramone in Ejido Erendira on 04/20/19 and on 05/25/19

    I leave for Florida april 13th and come back the 20th
  356. M

    Fishing with Ramone in Ejido Erendira on 04/20/19 and on 05/25/19

    Sounds great let me know the dates asap and I'll see if i can make it happen , I go to Florida in april with my oldest daughter but im not sure of the dates I will get back to you on this and see if we can make it happen ,im also hoping to get a trip going with Leslie Christain and his buddy...
  357. M

    Fishing with Ramone in Ejido Erendira on 04/20/19 and on 05/25/19

    Fishing right now is good and I think it's going to be a great year with the sea bass showing up in April ,I'll be down there the end of February and will keep you guys posted
  358. M

    Fishing with Ramone in Ejido Erendira on 04/20/19 and on 05/25/19

    The water now is 61 degrees just a few miles off the beach and Crystal clear , my son in law Edgar Castro is at the house with my Daughter and said the weather is Beautiful and fishing for Reds and Lingcod , I was there in January and we were still catching yellows ,
  359. M

    Factory Cousins gg 95j mag $500 or trade for numerous reels or fishing gear

    I fished a UC Monster for years and I currently own two 95 JMag and I wouldn't get rid of either one and one is the all Black Wrap , great rods and good luck in finding one
  360. M

    If you can only pick 4 phenix rods...

    Phenix makes a great rod But I prefer my calstars , I own a half dozen Phenix I use for halibut rods and fish 10 to 15 pound test and they work awsome , you can't beat the backbone of a calstar
  361. M

    Update-02-03-20 The Power of Prayer!

    Cory thats the best news ever Thank God Sheryl is on her way to a full recovery I'll be sure to pass the good word on to Pastor Yates and to continue prayers
  362. M

    New Bluewater Bait Tank for sale

    I'm very interested in buying you re bait tank if its available, I'll pay 1700 cash Mike Bingham 858 776 9966
  363. M

    Prayer request 02-01-20

    I will pass this on to pastor Yates he has a prayer chain of over 100,000 he got me thru my cancer surgery last year complete with visits , I will send this information right after this post God bless and prayers from the Binghams
  364. M

    New Cousins 95J MAG Blank

    I just bought one never used for 800 completely built , really nice rod GLWS
  365. M


    Prayers and postive thoughts coming Sunnys way and I'll do my best to be there or send in a donation
  366. M

    New Cousins 95J MAG Blank

    I'll give you 650 dollars cash
  367. M

    Anti sea lion tricks?

    I bought a roll od fine mesh galvanized wire and cut it to size and wrapped it around my bait cages and left the galvanized ends which are sharp sticking up on all sides of the cage , seals dive down on my traps and they don't like the metal edges and they leave , my catch rate for lobsters is...
  368. M

    What has Fishing Done to You?

    Nothing better than spending the day or days on the water its pure AQUA therapy, clears the head , great way to spend time with youre good friends and it puts food on the table , my dad always said the days you fish doesn't count on your life , its a free day
  369. M

    Gentleman start Halibut hunt. 1-13-2020

    Picked up 3 fish in 107 feet of water on sardines biggest going 17 pounds south of south island last sunday the 12th , caught a few sandies and sculpin , didn't see another boat all day until I got stopped by the Mexican Navy running along south island they were great , super nice and quick ...
  370. M

    New gear for CHRISTMAS!!

    Dylan , good job coming clean elders should never say I'm done with you , should never give up on todays youth, its a tough job growing up and we've all done things that haunt us until we come vlean and make it right , you're parents are you're best allies , be truthful in life earn you're...
  371. M

    Pristine Condition 8’3 7/8th Carmel D-8 Truline by Dave Bell

    I will buy your rod , im currently in Puerto San Isidro my house in Mexico, I'll be back after New years in SAN Diego where I live , not sure how you want to do this I could meet you half way and will pay 1500 cash 858 776 9966 Mike Bingham
  372. M

    Colonet end of January

    I fished that area 3 weeks ago and the yellows were on the bottom 240 feet , we used 6x white and blue and white on the crank from the bottom along with so e reds , the water was super clean and 62 degrees , you should catch reds , lings and 14 to 20 pound yellows , Good luck on your trip
  373. M

    Intrepid single rooms ??

    I'm sure Bill or Sam moore the captains will have a place to store your belongings, they are great working with the guest , state rooms down below are unreal though, nice size rooms and beds maybe ypu can find someone who doesn't snore and share a room , call steve the booking agent he can set...
  374. M

    2019 20th After Thanksgiving Halibut Classic Results

    Great job Mike , I wish I had been feeling better and showed up , Halibut fishing is a special fishery almost sacred to some like myself , I know this tournament had to be especially hard without your right hand man and good friend Vinney , I'm putting my boat back in the water today after paint...
  375. M

    dragging me on a cruise, suggestions for fishing please

    If you love the ocean you'll love the cruise, you sound just like me , I didn't want too go on some stupid cruise ship and I was wrong , absolutely loved it and i got to fish a half day in alaska , these people who work on these ships will show you theres something for everyone to keep you busy...
  376. M

    THIS IS IT!!! The 20th Annual Halibut Classic!!

    We're in mike I'm cutting my trip to baja short so we'll be in the line-up
  377. M

    Tragedy at Catalina Today

    Just shows you how precious life is and how unpredictable it can be , one minute the guy is stoked and the next thing you know he's no longer with us, spend time with youre loved ones and enjoy the moments , God Bless his Family
  378. M

    SD Tackle Tackle Traders Gets Burgled Again

    How messed up is that ? It's tough enough running a business in california then to have some Dirt bags tear into your livelihoods , insurance or not you never get back what you had
  379. M

    2015 Yamaha 150 SHO

    Maybe put a price on the motor and it'll probably sell quicker , just a idea, I have a 115 yamaha on my panga in mexico it's 3 to 4 years old four stroke thats like new , I bought it last year on bloodydecks from a guy who wanted to power up , maybe swap motors with some cash from my side ...
  380. M

    Halibut tips please?

    I order mt T swivels from canada they are stainless steel with ball bearings , they give the bait the perfect presentation, in my opinion the brass ones are junk , this set up drifts perfect even in 15 knots of wind with the sock out , I like the fact that your rig catches fish as well and you...
  381. M

    Halibut tips please?

    Ditch the 3 way T swivel ? One of southern cals best productive halibut rigs when put together properly, some of the top names and halibut fisherman have been using this set up for years , everyone has there own favorite setups bit I wouldn't ditch the 3 way for nothing we fish this set up in...
  382. M

    Halibut tips please?

    Just keep pounding the bottom and trying new areas David , time on the water is the best teacher when it comes to halibut fishing pm me and I'll tell you where to fish and i dont need to be on the boat , for that matter I'll show you on my boat
  383. M


    Plz call me at 858 776 9966 , mike Bingham
  384. M

    ULS diesel in Baja norte?

    I have a LTZ one ton chevy diesel 2018 and I've never had any issues, as far as extra fuel Tecate entry is way more laid back I always bring gas down for my quads
  385. M

    Halibut tips please?

    Fishing for Halibut is all about putting in the time , they will school up on the bottom so when you do catch a nice one know your dept and get land marks if you don't have a good gps , I'm a old school halibut fisherman and never use over 15 pound test and never trap rigs , I use 12 to 25...
  386. M

    united composites question

    Old school saltiga 30
  387. M

    Captain/crew fishing during a bite

    You would think captains and crews would be able to notice novice anglers and would want to hand off hooked fish to someone who maybe has never caught a tuna and coach him or her how to bring the fish to gaff , that petson would be so grateful they would have a customer for life , rathet than...
  388. M

    ABU Garcia Ambassadeur 5600 D5 Baitcaster - Price drop

    I would like to buy your reel but you would have to ship it too SAN Diego which I'm willing to pay shipping, 858 776 9966 Mike Bingham
  389. M

    How big is the SD bait at the barge?

    Pull up SAN Diego bait barge bait report and it gives daily bait reports
  390. M

    SD shops that will rig my Flat Falls?

    Dana landing , His name is Bubba Newton , super nice guy and very knowledgeable call down thete to see what his hours are , either its 6 am to 2 or 2 to 10 pm he will hook you up
  391. M

    Lobster opener, Whoo hoo

    It's still a lot of fun , every so often some one will set there gear way to close to yours and people think motoring in and around ypur gear is no harm , go out set your gear don't ever leave your gear and its a blast
  392. M

    New jig stick

    The UC Monster is a great rod !
  393. M

    Offshore Catamaran turtle on the 9 mile bank

    Regardless if the vessel was overweight due to the outboards , plastic is just that its plastic and probably shouldn't have been used for thru hulls if that was the case in this situation, I have 2 boats in slips 24 / 7 in san diego and would never use plastic , Thank God the only loss was the...
  394. M

    30lb live bait rod

    If you can fond a cal star that would be the way to go , supplies are dwindling at the local tackle stores , rumor has it they are ovet 700 rods behind builds , the father is no longer with us and the son is having a medical producer , I'm hoping this is not the case and calstar continues to...
  395. M

    Cousins 95JMAG

    Good luck finding one for that price , you'll be lucky to find one for under 600 dollars, guys who have one won't part with them , I know I wouldn't part with mine , Good luck with you're search
  396. M

    Bahia de Los Angeles updates?

    Fishing has been great, the weather beautiful and making bait was easy , you should have a great time
  397. M

    Cousins GG 95j-mag

    Do you ever make it down to SAN Diego? I'll give you 550 dollars for it Mike Bingham 858 776 9966
  398. M

    Sportsmen’s Processing shout out!

    Great service , nice people and most importantly ALWAYS on schedule, GREAT JOB
  399. M

    Santa Maria Grill

    Im interested in your grill but I live in San Diego and I'm willing to drive up and get it if you would sell it gor 700 cash , mike Bingham
  400. M


    It seems like yesterday I can't believe its been 18 years , God Bless all those involved in this tradgery and prayers too those who continue to suffer
  401. M

    Sea lions and hoop netting

    I take cut up sardines or bonita and throw a hand full out from the boat and then drop the shorts along the side of the boat or l lead the seal away from my gear even before I start to pull my hoops. I don't think we're going to beat the seals 100 percent but its better than them eating short...
  402. M

    Bait fishing with 9’ rod?

    I have a 12 to 30 pound 9 foot rod and it's a blast , you can put a bait where you want it and it gives you the distance , I never leave home without it I fish it with a saltiga 20 and 15 pound test
  403. M

    Well, looks like no fishing tomorrow for me

    We're fortunate to live where we do and have alot better days then nautical days , its a great opportunity to change line on you're reels if needed and oil everything up along with going thru your tackle boxes , it's always good to have a man cave day
  404. M

    2006 Toyota 4Runner, 4x4

    Tax and license fees , the car is 13 years old and is being sold by a dealer so when you add it all up its over 20 thousand dollars which is a premium price , Toyota's are built well though
  405. M

    What? Boat stuck in a cave at Sunset Ciffs

    Once again a boat operator with no regards to other boaters , turn on the auto pilot abd get some shut eye , it was a nice looking rig , Coronados to san diego bay is a hour max and they couldn't stay awake for this little journey ? Its a good thind they ended up in a cave instead of T boning...
  406. M

    natulas gallant lady,cleans its bellows in bola.

    How Dare you compare this to 34 people losing their lives not cool for you to even go there the one that needs a pitch fork is you up your ass
  407. M

    Erendira 8/15/2019

    About 100 yards south of castros fish cleaning tables , you'll see a trailer with a garage then a blue house with a big front lawn , then a big house and garage in the back three properties in all you can't miss the back garage its 40 feet long 15 feet high and 21 feet wide
  408. M

    Offshore lost your boat?

    The guy just stopped at the local liquor store to pick up another case of beer , nice parallel park job
  409. M

    Whats going on with Intrepid trips

    The Intrepid is fine , fishing has been tough for the long range fleet , not much gping on along with area closures and more in the works it's tough and i hate to say it I think its not going to get better anytime soon , plus its a costly trip for so so fishing , lets hope things turn around...
  410. M

    Taken care of Toyota ...

    Nice clean little truck ,
  411. M

    Taken care of Toyota ...

    If your truck is still available call or text me at 858 776 9966 mike
  412. M

    Custom t-shirt advice

  413. M

    Erendira 8/15/2019

    It's just a old school Baja feel that hasn't blown up with hotels , bars and restaurants which now adays is harder to find , also it keeps the rift raft away because its a sleepy little town. Great people , great fishing , my kids grew up with Ramons kids and all the other captains , my kids go...
  414. M

    2012 Tracker

    2012 Tracker Pro V175 guide WT 2018 suzuki 115 horsepower, 100 hours 6 year warranty Raymarine Dragonfly 7 Fishfinder New tracker boat cover New spare tire New fusion stereo with kenwood subwoofer 4 JL audio waterproof speakers 1500 watt amp Great bay, lake, river, or kelp bed boat Perfect...
  415. M

    Erendira 8/15/2019

    I always give Ramon or his crew a tip based on the amount of fish they fillet , those guys work their ass off down there for the season which is 5 to 6 months for the busy season then its slim pickens the rest of the year , ive known Ramon for 30 plus years , I've had a house down there pushing...
  416. M

    Erendira 8/15/2019

    Ramon has really nice cabins with a kitchen and hot water , he has 4 pangas and will also take you out for tuna which cost a little more , he's done really well on the bluefin this season and the white seabass as well
  417. M

    Offshore Ghost Town 8/17

    I used to always say if you can see it ypu can swim to it , 40 miles would be a bit much glad you made it back safe
  418. M

    Fall fishing?

    If the weather holds up along with the water temp fish could hang around thru October, theirs lots of bait out their to keep the fish around ad well , it's a wait , hope and see
  419. M

    Poor experience with Fisherman’s Processing, anyone else?

    I get it , everyone wants their fish ASAP once its processed especially when they tell you when its going too be shipped , maybe they should hire some short term employees to get them thru the onslaught of fish orders and try to keep people happy or just say we're swamped it'll be 10 days before...
  420. M

    Offshore taking a poll

    If the fish are biting 30 lb test tell his passenger's so they can at least learn how to hook if they are newbies and then let the deckhands earn there money coaching and helping the guy land his fish , wordvwould spread thru the fleet hey these guys help you out all the way and give you the...
  421. M

    976 is so bad for the regular angler!

    Fishing down here has been so up and down this year theres not much to report , a lot of guys are working there asses off for very little , definitely different conditions and no constituency, it dosent mean its not going to happen , I stopped listening to 976 a long time ago for that reason...
  422. M

    Offshore Bleak paddy trip 90 mile boat ride

    I found one paddy corner of the 302 for 2 18 pound yellows and we got 3 12 pound yellowfin for the day and spent the next 6 hours looking for another and nothing , we got lucky to find the one
  423. M

    Castro's Fishing Camp?

    Fishing in eriendira AKA puerto San Isidro is really good right now and had always been , its a super quiet old school baja town with a couple of great restaurants, Ramon Avila has super nice cabins with hot water, his boats are really nice and all of them have bait tanks , seabass fishing has...
  424. M

    Offshore PB BFT Sunday August 4

    Great job and a very special day catching that with your DAD good memories for sure congrats
  425. M

    RIP, Ron Ashimine

    He's sitting on the big kelp patti in the sky enjoying the biew with a watchful eye, RIP
  426. M

    Nados, Yellos, beached boat and an IMPORTANT LESSON

    It makes ypu wonder what gave out to cause enough water to come in and lose your boat , thru hull valve , bait tank hose , you never know when something is going to give which is the scaty part , you can't over maintence a boat and should check every raw water intake along with bildge pumps...
  427. M

    HELP!!! Shelter Island Port Master Plan REMOVES PARKING LOT

    I can't see how the port District could possibly do such a stupid thing , san diego is a hugh water oriented town that generates millions of dollars from the boating community, fuck the tourist its time to do something for us residents, the people who support our town , the best thing to do is...
  428. M

    Storing Magnum X-Raps

    I use a deep plano box and twist tie the hooks together and can hold 8 to 9 in the box
  429. M


    I'm interested in buying your generator 858 776 9966 mike bingham
  430. M

    7/17 Nados Report and Non-fish Catch of a Lifetime!

    Great story on the rod , you made someones day for sure
  431. M

    Launch Ramp Etiquette

    Its called I don't give a shit and if people don't like it they can F off, we all try to be quick and considerate but theres THE GUY who thinks he's entitled to go against tbe flow and causes problems for the person waiting too launch
  432. M

    Learn more/catch more

    As i stated my post wasn't directed towards any one it was a suggestion on how the majority of fisherman use their own techniques to find fish along with networking, I don't think its necessarily a old school thing but we didn't have internet back then and the class A electronics they have now ...
  433. M

    Learn more/catch more

    People respond to your post about fishing methods, networking, spending time on the water in order to be a successful fisherman only to have all the post removed to appease one person, so other post are cast aside and discarded as if they never existed, so don't plan on people to waste time on...
  434. M

    Cold storage

    Try to book a hotel with a restaurant and call ahead to see if you can store some fresh fish in thete freezers
  435. M

    Pacifica runs aground in Mission Beach

    I'm sure all the boats are running hard everyday but that's no excuse , lives were at stake here , this could have turned out a lot worse. Crews need to be rotated so there fresh , lesson learned i hope and they got off light , im sure changes will be made
  436. M

    Offshore Will Harcore Get a BlueFin This Year?

    Time on the water and persistence and I say for sure he will sooner than later
  437. M

    How To Fish Bluefin Foamer

    Wishful thinking, it's not going to happen but we appreciate your approach to proper fishing and respecting YOUR fellow angler which done correctly would improve everyones hookup and catch rate on bluefin foamers or any tuna for that matter , any boat that is stopped is a target , the old days...
  438. M

    stun gun for halibut

    I've caught a lot of big halibut on my boat over the years and ive been fishing with the same guys for 40 years , we all use light line and work great together, when a nice fish is hooked the kill bag gets opened up and once the fish is gaffed it goes right in and closed up with white side up...
  439. M

    Fishing with Ramone in Ejido Erendira on 04/20/19 and on 05/25/19

    40 years ago it took 6 to 7 hours to get there from SAN Diego, the road going in wad brutal, there was no bridge crossing the first part or the river that ran along the road long before the town , we would cross on big wooden planks , the river in those days was always running , there was even a...
  440. M

    Fishing with Ramone in Ejido Erendira on 04/20/19 and on 05/25/19

    Greag job Chris glad you guys had a great time let's get together and do trip in August and stay at my house
  441. M

    Start of Summer (not) Point Loma fishing trip

    Priceless , you got out on the big pond and made it back alive and even learned a few things along the way , great memories for all im sure , hell a few more trips like that and you'll have salt water flowing through your veins
  442. M

    Yellowtail MIA

    I fished south island saturday and the water was green and 61, 4 degrees , no yellows one small calico two 25 inch halibut and that was it all fished released, we also fished south of the island in 114 feet for nothing water was better looking down there very little bird life , the week before...
  443. M

    Massive amount of stolen gear please help

    Its going around , a month or so ago someone broke into Dana landing and stole a bunch of reels and Maui Jim sun glasses , this hurts the fishing industry for sure and makes people wonder who they can trust when people walk into ypur store to case the place , hopefully someone knows something...
  444. M

    Vacuum packing machine for home

    I bought my VP 215 a while back for about 700 and the shipping was free , it's a unreal unit that is worth the money for sure , it's not the easiest thing to move around so find a good spot and enjoy it if you buy one
  445. M

    Are we all that special?

    Guys get anxious to get back on the water and if it saves them 5 minutes thats all the sooner their behind the wheel and hauling ass to the fishing grounds , I'm sure theres days when they can't take the short cut , I don't miss the boat ramp days though
  446. M

    OCT Lures

    I've had good results from the half dozen i own , they swim great and in my opinion you can't go wrong with a few different colors in your box
  447. M

    Which VHF Channel?

    Really , I listened to the radio for years until it got to be what it is today , I've been part of some good conservations about fishing , look at the bright spot im one less person on the radio , I use the radio all the time at my house in Puerto san isidro net working with the locals it's a...
  448. M

    Which VHF Channel?

    Listen dumb ass you do what the fuck you want on your boat and I'll run mine the way I want too , you dont know me for shit and trust me you don't want too , my eyes work just fine and I've helped many fellow boaters on the water , years past VHF radios were used sparingly, now it's yap, yap...
  449. M

    SD weather?

    I live on the coast and the ocean is very nautical with a mixed cross swell and the wind blew all night, I was going to fish on my boat at the islands but I canceled , it's going to be a ass kicker , I'd wait unless ypu like getting beat up
  450. M

    Cory update Thursday

    Best of luck and prayers are coming your way from the Bingham Family Cory , look foward to your post soon
  451. M

    Which VHF Channel?

    Not a bad answer, I only have my radio on at nite when im traveling and its on channel 16 at grey light its off , I don't listen to kooks on the radio , I've been running boats out of san diego for 55 years and it works just fine for me
  452. M

    Which VHF Channel?

    Most boate in southern Cal is 72 I'm always on channel OFF its the only way to fish
  453. M

    Been to Santo Tomas lately?

    Stright bullshit , it's just as quiet as always , theres still nothing there but rock and sand , theres nothing there for the cartel to run , no business , no people , no stores or restaurants, nearest town is Eriendira and PUERTO san isidro where I've had a house down there now for 40 years ...
  454. M

    Best way to clean reels?

    If im on a multi day trip I always at least take a wet fresh water rag and wipe the reel and rod down the best i can than I spray real magic that I buy at walmart in the fishing sectipn on the reel and guides, then when I get home I do a soak in the kitchen sink fot 15 minutes dry em off and...
  455. M

    Northern Baja Pacific side fishing

    Seabass have started to show at san Antonio it's about one hour south of the boat ramp on the beach , yellows have showed up as well , try rapalas or slowed troll mackeral, tell your captain you want to make some bait , this time of year things really start to get good , try surface irons for...
  456. M

    Is Your Tuna Poisoning U ?

    The days of the gunny sack should be over , fisherman are a lot more educated these days how and what is the best way too handle your catch ,we even bled our halibut and make sure to ice them down and white side is always up , fish is a precious resource that deserves the best possible care to...
  457. M

    Bloody Decks Revamp

    Pretty messed up right now but I'm sure there working on it
  458. M

    30 Lbs Club

    It's the best feeling thete is setting the hook on a Big Halibut , especially when you get them half way up and they just stop and start the head shake dance good job
  459. M

    Target Fishing #weekendwarrior

    I fish the Coronado islands and south of south of south island below the ridge , this area always produces bigger fish , we occasionally get a white seabass dragging the bottom but we always catch yellowtail drifting we had 3 last Saturday, I fish a custom 30 foot Panga which drifts great , I...
  460. M

    Target Fishing #weekendwarrior

    We've been fishing halibut the last 6 weeks and the fish are starting to move into shallow water, we started out in 112 to 130 feet with good sucess our best day so far was 9 legals topped with a 27 pounder , we didn't get any big fish this year in deeper water we release 50 percent of our fish...
  461. M

    Northern Baja Pacific side fishing

    A hour and a half below Ensenda is a great little fishing town Eriendira , The port is PUERTO SAN ISIDRO call Ramon Avila at 011 521 646 117 7798 he has the nicest boats and cabins fully furnished, he's 250 a day and right now white seabass are starting to show and the yellowtail fishing is...
  462. M

    1995 Dauntless whaler ($10,000

    Tough crowd but a nice clean boat
  463. M

    NorCal Angler Needing Guidance on SoCal Fishing

    Start fishing the local banks , 302. , 425 , Hidden bank , upper 500 , butterfly , 181 , 182 , and so on , get yourself a chart at any local tackle store and it'll have all the way points , follow water temps and listen to local knowledge, good luck
  464. M

    Cracked Jig head fix?

    I have a wall where I retire jigs that have done there job but are no longer fishable , cracked rapalas , top end of jigs cracked or split and lures you just can't get anymore , just can't give em up
  465. M

    Kill a Great White and get a slap on the wrist

    It certainly sends the wrong message that if you kill a great white shark it's not a big deal , you get a way bigger fine for a short lobster, makes no sence at all to even kill something like that and not be punished, the guys a f - cking idiot
  466. M

    Be carful Dave , you don't know me and you dont want to know me , lets meet up so I can discuss...

    Be carful Dave , you don't know me and you dont want to know me , lets meet up so I can discuss why you think im slow, also its Shawn , and Bryon don't act like you know the Binghams because if you did you wouldn't be talking shit , call me and we'll talk about it 858 776 9966
  467. M

    Anyone catching mackerel in SD Bay

    We had 5 our last trip out which was last sunday , we were fishing in 102 to 124 feet of water drifting for halibut, this is a common occurrence fishing this time of year , we've caught over 30 yellows this year drifting for flatties , it nevet hurts to take bait , I never leave without it
  468. M

    Got my first Tanker, how big is she?

    55 to 56 pounds , beautiful fish I caught a 63 pounder once and it was 61 inches long
  469. M

    Da Nados

    Go early , I'll be leaving the slip at 4: 30 am and the wind will be variable, swell 2 to 3 at 9 seconds , fish the tides in the morning and haul ass for the barn at noon , if I stayed home every time it was supposed to blow or be nautical I would have not been part of a lot of great trips ...
  470. M

    innocent passage...

    There is no such thing as innocent passage in mexicos waters. You can't predict what tbe navy personnel is going to say or want from you , it's a third world country, why would anybody want too chance it ? If you have fishing gear on your vessel in mexican waters you best have all your ducks...
  471. M

    Water interpretation?

    A lot of different variables come to play if theres fish or not , mainly moon phase and fin bait or squid beds , I fish white seabass alot whete my house is at Puerto san isidro and we do the best in green water and the fin bait is up close to the beach it won't be long and it'll be full speed...
  472. M

    Two Harbors?

    I've camped there several times , the people who work there are awsome , it's not the season right now but will be hopping soon , great hiking areas and you can walk to the back side wheres there's nothing , it's a great place to snorkel, if he's still there the Rangers name was Dan and he was...
  473. M

    Tested for high Mercury

    It seems the older we get the more we pay attention to what we cosume , swordfish is high in mercury and that's been known for years , we knew tuna would be right around the corner with the same problem, man has done a great job of polluting our oceans and now we're paying the price ...
  474. M

    San jose del cabo amberjacks

    My Dad used to say every day you fish it doesn't count on your life span so the more you fish the longer we live , I fish every chance I get , I have 2 boats in slips in san diego and I have a 26 foot panga in my garage in Puerto san isidro, I've been married 36 years and my wife loves eating...
  475. M

    SoCal Rod and Reel combo for Jigging

    Classic saltiga 30 or 40 , well built reels that will never let you down , the new saltigas are great reels as well
  476. M

    San jose del cabo amberjacks

    I love how truly grateful you are on this great accomplishment you achived congrats on a toad fish
  477. M

    New stiff rods!

    I've managed to hang on to all my original G LOOMIS Rods and my U C Rods I have gear for all species but prefer the lighter gear for Halibut fishing , it's out there you just have to look for it , I totally get what your saying
  478. M

    United Composites for throwing swim baits at calicos?

    I have 2 U C 8 5 X F 1 to 3 ounce and I love em for throwing plastics or small Krocs
  479. M

    Aztec - Interesting Load Change

    Space will be limited for sure but if its W F O you'll fit right in there on the rail and all will be forgotten
  480. M


    Hey Wayne try Mike Manns artic Adventure out of Homer Alaska, he runs a great program great captain and nice boat , book early as ALASKA is not cheap , Homer is a great town and he has cabins or you can stay at Lands inn on the Homer spit , you can also have a drink at the salty Dog salon which...
  481. M

    Lure ID

    There called leave er rights , leave em right where you found em
  482. M

    What’s your favorite style of fishing?

    First would be drifting for halibut with live bait using 10 , 12 , or 15 pound test second would be throwing surface irons for white seabass at Puerto san isidro
  483. M

    What's the most you'd pay for a rod, and still fish it?

    I own several trulines which I haven't fished in years along with some classic origanal wrap brown and white sabres , my favorite classic rods that I own are kennedy Fishers and would never fish them anymore
  484. M

    Jackpot Money

    It's a boat thing , been that way for years and a lot of guys do give the jackpot money to the crew , these guys fish and work hard and are dependent on the extra money they receive , ypu should base it on how instrumental were they in helping ypu land this fish , overall how was the crew , the...
  485. M

    West Coast Bait Tanks

    CJ made me a custom tank for my boston whaler, I gave him the dimensions which had to be fabricated perfect in order to fit in its space and it came out perfect , great water flow great looking tank , this guy is the real deal he also delivered the tank to san diego at no extra charge I highly...
  486. M

    Trueline Dynamo 1c7x gem I found.

    Really ? Knock myself out I don't think so , maybe anothet day
  487. M

    Trueline Dynamo 1c7x gem I found.

    The classic rods I have I don't fish , they belonged to my Dad Jim Bingham sr who is no longer with us, I was lucky enough to get to fish wirh my dad for 50 years and can still see him using his classic gear , when I see rods like that it brings back good memories , I've never bought old gear...
  488. M

    Trueline Dynamo 1c7x gem I found.

    I own a dozen truline rods along with 6 kennedy fishers and if a have a 10 - 80 7 foot truline in that condition I'll gladly give you 100 dollars for it
  489. M

    Trueline Dynamo 1c7x gem I found.

    Any classic rod is worth what someone is willing to pay, how bad do you want it , the condition of the rod , you say a 10 - 80 truline rod is only worth 100 dollars ? And then pretty much any classic 7 foot rod is only worth 100 dollars ? I would like you to find a kennedy Fisher for 100...
  490. M

    3/30 1/2 Day at the 150

    Limits are just that ,to be respected by all anglers, it's important to protect our resources for today and the future , giving fish away is fine if it's from your bag limit , sportboats allow this pratice to happen for the high fish counts which draws passengers, I'm sure you learned the...
  491. M

    Trueline Dynamo 1c7x gem I found.

    Great 20 to 30 pound stick I'd say it's worth maybe 300 dollars IN great shape , if you're thinking about selling it give me a call 858 776 9966 Mike Bingham
  492. M

    1990 Cabo Marine Cuddy Con 256

    Fuel lines laying on top of the batteries, ? Scary
  493. M

    Del Mar Fred Hall question...

    As you walk thru the halls theres beer vendors at the ends , , out side areas theres just about anything you can think of food wise , you won't leave thirsty, plenty to see and buy as theres everything there that has to do with fishing plus all the latest boats and gear
  494. M

    Best tasting Southern California game fish?

    Fresh white sea bass has got to be close to the top of the list , all fresh fish that is properly taken care of after the catch is excellent table fare , all that's needed is a good kill bag , lots of ice and certain types of fish bled out and you're in gor a treat
  495. M

    Custom made jigs

    Sounds great , lets let the water clean upva little , last week below south island the water rolled and shut it down, the week before we had 9 fish the biggest going 27 lbs , and we had 3 yellows to go with the flatties fun day on the water
  496. M

    OCT Jigs?

    You've done a great job with your son Gary , ive known him for years now and he's done several projects for me and they are always spot on panic certainly chose the right person for the perfect iron , Gary junior has transformed his shop and trade into a piece of work as well , he's had to make...
  497. M

    Custom made jigs

    Absolutely I have shirts , Jackets , and hats for all 3 of my boats , custom jigs is next
  498. M

    Super Seeker SS 270-7

    I'm interested in your SS rod 858 776 9966
  499. M

    Halibut fishing....Too Stinger hook or not?

    How about starting next month you make a couple of trips on my boat and we'll show you what we do , it'll be better than a seminar , I keep my boat at the bay club marina on shelter island dr 858 776 9966
  500. M

    Halibut fishing....Too Stinger hook or not?

    I'm in for sure , I think we've taken 1st place the last 3 years in a row , all fish caught at the south island, last years 52 pound 4 oz was caught on 12 pound test, someone elses turn this year for sure
  501. M

    Water Temp and Trends

    For sure it's colder , coronados on sunday water temp was 57, 5 the week before it was 59 , last year at this time it was 62 to 63 degrees , it could be the inside current that runs up baja or the water rolled , the last 3 years its been warmer on the inside then usual , also as you know it's...
  502. M

    PB big butt

    Congrats ,nothing like catching a Big flattie !
  503. M

    Halibut fishing....Too Stinger hook or not?

    I've never used a trap hook and never will , just the word trap is enough to keep me away , the guys I fish with are the same way , it's for the love of the fishery , hook size varys for me depending on the type of bait and size. I use owner fly line hooks only and I never fish anything over 15...
  504. M

    Catalina Opener

    That type of mentally gives fishermen a bad rap , people need to fish for today and tomorrow and not kill everything legal that hits the deck , it shows this person has zero respect for the resources and is saying fuck the other guy im getting mine and killing everything , I've fished with...
  505. M

    Stolen Yeti Cooler 65Qt - Beware

    It's a cooler , it's not supposed to be pretty , it's a expensive cooler that some crack head stole , what you think it should be is irrelevant, trust me you are not Gods gift to man , this guy is putting the word out to his fellow fisherman in hopes that maybe it'll be found so quit bagging...
  506. M

    Truck and trailer parking in San Felipe

    Yes and you did a good job at that
  507. M Free for a week....

    Ouch ! That had to hurt
  508. M

    South Shores boat launch parking area for homeless parking

    Once again the tax payers foot the bill for the don't give a shit where do I get my next fix , it's a life style that affects us all , the percentage of those who want help is very low and there's program's thru out the state for those who want it , majority of these people are night owls and...
  509. M


    A lot of talk but no buyers , what's wrong with this picture , even the classic saltigas don't sell for that much and they are awesome !
  510. M

    Sub 2-lb combo for killin' Calicos

    Over Kill for sure , I prefer lighter gear its a lot more fun
  511. M

    Catalina Opener

    I used to keep everything I caught as well , I stopped that practice over ten years ago and I think most anglers in general practice this way of fishing as well , we all need to protect our ocean resources so there is a tomorrow for our kids and grand kids , I'm certainly not a tree hugger but I...
  512. M

    Bahía de los Ángeles- March 8

    Looks like a awesome day of catching , great job and thanks for the update
  513. M

    Reels of choice for uc ce900 mega and ce900 monster

    I have the same rods and I have a old school saltiga 30 on one with 30 pound test and a saltiga 40 on the other with 40 pound test , I fish white saebass and yellowtail at Puerto San Isidro down to San Antonio
  514. M

    Anyone know the longest rod I can bring to Kauai?

    The last time I flew alaska airlines it was 8 foot, I know you can pay more for a longer rod but I'm not sure how much more they get you for oversized cargo , look it up on the web on the carrier you're flying
  515. M

    My first and last time buying a Phenix rod

    Great halibut rods , I own half a dozen and ive never had any issues what so ever, I fish 10 , 12, and 15 pound test , it could have gotten damanged in the shipping or some kook messing with it in the store , sorry for your bad luck
  516. M

    So close everyone is driving by

    Nothing like front yard fishing on the plastics , good job Guys
  517. M

    Best trip to start kids

    I started my girls off fishing San Diego bay , 4 and 6 years old , they loved it , attention span to the trade wasn't much but playing in the bait tank , letting bait go when I wasn't watching , looking at seals wanting to take one home and then finally catching spotties and small halibut , then...
  518. M

    How far can you actually throw a Jig???

    Hopefully I can cast as far as needed to hit the edge of breaking fish , the edge of a nice kelp pattie, the middle of a nice bait ball or a working bird school , so whatever is needed to reach our target is what we all hope for
  519. M

    R.I.P. Rob Epsten

    Absolutely, I bought the Dos Hermanos from him with my Dad and brother jim Bingham , we used to see them at the islands on there new boat fishing Flatties , along with functions at the San Diego Marlin Club , class act family for sure our family still owns the boat which is named Harvey B 3...
  520. M

    Lowrance Elite 5 HDI 2/1/2019

    I live in san diego as well and im interested in your lowrance , curious as why theres no power cord thou , mike 858 776 9966
  521. M

    G Loomis SR781 IMX 6'6" Ultralight

    I would like to buy your trout rod , I live in san Diego and will pay to have it shipped my numbet is 858 776 9966
  522. M

    Has Anyone Fished the Coronado Islands without a Bracelet and been checked ?

    Haven't seen the patrol boats out there the last few weeks , they have been AWOL for sure , they have been spending a lot more time south of Ensenda, I saw a patrol boat at puerto san isidro sunday cruising around , yearly pass is the way to if it exist
  523. M

    Small fish and big bags of ice...

    I think it's not the cost it's the convenience of it being there if you forgot to bring ice , it's important to ice your catch , im sure it'll get used plenty
  524. M

    Dorado Stainless Steel Mount $350

    I live in san diego also and would like to meet up and buy your last one 858 776 9966 mike Bingham
  525. M

    Tennis/fishing elbow

    Try icy heat NONI lotion this will be a lot cheaper than switching gear , its amazing stuff , its from Hawaii and works wonders , good luck
  526. M

    what bargains are hot at Fred Hall?

    Owner pro packs hooks
  527. M

    Line Weight to Fish Weight?

    Everyone is different in their techniques in catching fish with line test paired with the rod and real , some anglers choose to be sporty and finesse there fish with lighter gear that other anglers wouldn't dream of using , some guys like to get it done using heavier line to crank them in , (...
  528. M

    Filling the vacant Fish and Game Commission slot with one of our own

    She would be great , she's spent time at my house in Puerto san isidro on fishing trips and shes just a great petson , I'm 100 percent in
  529. M

    1997 Ram Truck 1500

    Where is the truck located
  530. M

    Ultra Clean 2009 Blackman Billfisher 26 - Last One Ever Built - 430 Hours

    Don Blackman and his crew built 2 bill fishers forour family when Don was alive, its not a fair statement to say Don wasn't involved in the building of the last 26 foot bill fisher , you're right that he was no longer with us but the crew he trained were loyal to the brand and taught by the best...
  531. M

    any update on the Prowler vs. Attessa IV collision?

    Big can of worms there , it's better to let it fade away , I'm good friends with the skipper who was o. The wheel and he's having a tough go , not to mention he's a great guy caught up in a ugly situation , prayers for all involved
  532. M

    Skipjack inside Pierpoint Landing

    Thats some nasty looking water , im surprised anything can survive in that
  533. M

    anyone remember the boat sportfisher that the guy rolled??

    The boat rolled turning around in the jetty , I was there on my boat , you can't turn around in the jetty when its breaking , you have togo out and then turn around if you dont time it right your toast
  534. M

    Looking for source ideas for custom fishing team shirts

    Call Jimmy 619 203 3702 , he does great work and lives in the mission bay area , he has artist who can do the design and put every togethet for you , tell him mike Bingham referred you good luck
  535. M

    anyone remember the boat sportfisher that the guy rolled??

    It happened during mike petersons After thanksgiving Halibut tournament. Mother nature was kicking up her heals that day , all passengers were saved and the lifeguard boat that tried to upright the boat flipped in the process , I pulled the Defiance off the jetty before it got totaled and passed...
  536. M

    Are these old jigs still usable?

    Clean them up and give them a try , jigs of yesterday years worked then and there's no reason they wouldn't work today , if the fish are chewing they will eat them , never know could be Dads lucky charm , good luck on your trip
  537. M

    Gloomis Saltwater Series SWR 843C 7ft MH 12-25lb

    Im interested in your G LOOMIS ROD I WOULD LIKE TO BUY IT 858 776 9966
  538. M

    Gloomis Saltwater Series SWR 843C 7ft MH 12-25lb

    Coming to san Diego any time soon ? I'd like to buy the rod
  539. M

    Outboard Deals Expected at Fred Hall?

    I think it's a good time to buy a motor now , it's the off season and there's deals to be had , suzuki is offering 6 years warranty , I just bought a 250 HP suzuki from JP motor sports , give them a call and ask for Smitty , he will give you a unreal deal , he's great with working with people ...
  540. M

    best San Diego saltwater tackle shop

    Anglers is anything but choice, squidco or Dana landing where Bubba will hook you up
  541. M

    Pelagic Crab. What does it mean for the upcoming season?

    I was at the coronados sunday and they were everywhere , middle grpunds , 5 minute kelp and below the ridge , fishing was really good with no boats in sight
  542. M

    New 25' Super Panga Custom Built Yamaha F115XB Aluminum Trailer

    My panga is a 30 foot custom along with a custom trailer that was built by pacific trailer and its a full length trailer that fits perfect
  543. M

    Your first quality fishing rod ?

    My first rod was a classic 7 foot kelp cutter ho ey color , my next 3 were Kennedy fisher which i still own , then from there 2 Tru line rods which i still own , I also still own several penn 500s along with penn 25s and penn squidders , which I do not use , I do use my 36 C 8 foot Tru line...
  544. M

    The hate is real

    I have a couple of fishing buddies I fish with on a regular basis and I used to say no coffee grinders on my boat , these guys catch just as much fish as i do , ya the technique is a little different but the end result is good , it doesn't bother me anymore, todays fishing gear is state of the art
  545. M


    I still spend 5 to 6 days a month at my house in Puerto san isidro , I've never had any problems , I mind my P ' S and Q' S i never travel at night and the local people where I live are unreal , old school Baja , ive been travelling mexico for ovef 50 years and still love it , I've been Fleeced...
  546. M


    Take the fisherman out of Baja , and you dont have shit , cabo was built by fisherman , take them away and its a bunch of kids partying and golfers which dont get me wrong spend money , fish camps up and down baja are a lot more accessible with paved roads , restaurants, cantinas and hotels ...
  547. M

    401k loss

    We're just fish in a fish bowl waiting to get picked off one by one , the older l get the harder it is too rebound
  548. M

    Getting a Seagull Tangled in Your Line - Why do You Hurt the Bird?

    Thats fucked up someone could do that , I would have gotten in his face and shut it down , not necessary to hurt or kill a animal thats just trying to eat , fisherman depend on our featured friends to help locate fish and bait fish , the guys a Dumb ass
  549. M

    RIP Tony Pena

    Tony had vast knowledge in all fisheries and great techniques to accomplish what he loved doing , plainly put he was good at fishing and writing , I've enjoyed some great halibut fishing and stories along with great competitive fish sessions , on too another chapter Tony , RIP
  550. M

    Suzuki engine maintenance parts

    Mike Bingham 858 776 9966
  551. M

    Suzuki engine maintenance parts

    I have a 175 suzuki and live in bay park im interested for sure
  552. M

    safety for tijuana border

    No problems at all , I just got back a few days ago and it was quiet ,
  553. M

    Gonzaga Bay Rancho Grande leases TRIPLED!!

    Mexico does what it wants and im sure someone will step in and pay it
  554. M

    Upgrading Torium hg.

    How about the new Saltiga 30 ?
  555. M

    Los Barriles - Jan 16

    Great job , lots of fun for sure
  556. M

    Bahía de los Ángeles january 14 & 16

    Good job , looks like a lot of fun
  557. M

    Anyone have old glass rods/blanks and want to trade it for a brand new Phenix of your choice?

    Phenix for a Truline ? I wouldn't trade a broken Truline for a phenix , a guy would have to be crazy , you can sell a Truline and buy 3 phenix rods
  558. M

    Ocean Beach Bass 1/11

    Nothing's better than back yard fishing when their biting , thanks for the pick me up report , can't wait to get back out im just getting back on my feet after a major melanoma surgery and as soon as my strength returns thats the very first thing im going to do
  559. M

    Bodies in the cockpit

    Angler experience plays a big part in this question guys who know how too follow their fish and keep it in front of them you should be able too fish five guys , guys who are bananas no more than 3 ,
  560. M

    Lobster Buoys to be banned soon in San Diego

    Its never enough , these politicians come up with the most off the wall shit to justify there jobs , all we are to them is fish in a fish bowl and they can pick us off at will , ive had a house in puerto san isidro for over 40 years where my wated bill is 80 dollars a year and my electric bill...
  561. M

    Oside Halibut 1/7

    Good job on the flattie , great way to start the year off
  562. M

    1983 jeep cj7

    I bought a 2019 premier Chevy Tahoe from Jim Diaz at lake chevrolet along with a LTZ 3500 single axle long bed 4 door truck , both 4 wheel drive , the truck is to tow my new lance trailer I bought in 2018 , the Tahoe is for Mexico and taking trips and the truck is for towing the trailer , I dont...
  563. M

    Marriage is like Halibut Fishing

    Been happily married now for 36 years , my wife dosent care to ocean fish , she loves the river , bays , and Hawaii, we live in bay park and spend a lot of time walking the bay , all marriages have there ups and downs , we live for the ups , by the way halibut fishing is my favorite fishery ...
  564. M

    So what do you think these guys are doing.

    They are harvesting tuna from the tuna pens to ship over seas , there is over 20 grow out pens at south island , squid would be at the flats
  565. M

    1983 jeep cj7

    Already bought one and its bigger , I don't have little man syndrome, its been a pleasure
  566. M

    Coronado Island Jan 5th

    Congratulations on your recovery, may you experience many sunrises and sunsets along with great success in catching fish
  567. M

    1983 jeep cj7

    Ah welcome back Dan , I see you haven't purchased this nice incredibly clean CJ 7 for your garage in Mexico, better hurry things are heating up Dan , I wouldn't want you to miss out
  568. M

    Stolen toy hauler

    Nothing worse than getting ripped off. They have no regard for hard working people and there belongings , thieves need to be dealth with in the harshest possible ways to teach them what its liked to get fucked
  569. M

    1983 jeep cj7

    For real x 2
  570. M

    Uc jigstick question

    I have all 3 and love them all, I have old school saltiga 30 s and 40s on them with 25 lb , 30 lb and 40 lb , amazing rods , well balanced rod , can cast all day with out getting warn out , highly recommend getting one and if I was to own only one it would be the Del mar
  571. M

    1983 jeep cj7

    I think you scared everyone off Dan , nice Jeep but no one is even looking at it ,
  572. M

    12/28 DP PB Halibut

    Good job , beautiful fish
  573. M

    Puertecitos and beyond...

    Safe travels and a great way to welcome in the new year
  574. M

    West Coast Bait Tanks

    It was great talking with you yesterday , I look foward to seeing my new custom bait tank deposit check is going out in the mail today , keep in touch as it progressives , Thanks CJ
  575. M

    Trade Honda Commuter for fishing gear

    Kennedy Fisher ? You must really think a lot of your car , I have 5 kennedy Fishers and wouldnt get rid of one for a honda , good luck though
  576. M

    Offshore I went looking again for the last local Tuna of the year 12-30 ( Video )

    Great effort Cory , time on the water will pay off , I hope you do get the first tuna of the season and many more after that
  577. M

    Bottoms catching LJ 12/30

    Good job , we get it and have a great safe new year of fishing
  578. M

    I had a great inshore fishing year

    Good job , hope 2019 brings you just as much success
  579. M

    ALL GONE! boat trailers, must take boat too...

    WTF you want a nice shining trailer for free , with a little work they could work
  580. M

    What trips are you doing in 2019?

    Puerto san isidro may 18th thru the 27th white seabass fishing , Hawaii june 5th thru the 14th, june 26th back to Puerto san isidro thru july 4th , then San Diego local fishing on my boat , Then northern Minnesota late july for northern pike and walleye , then back to san diego to chase tuna ...
  581. M

    1983 jeep cj7

    Dan you dont know me nor do I know you im looking at a few jeeps and I am going to buy one flr my house at Puerto san isidro, before I drive to LA to purchase this jeep its asimple question , 6800 firm ? No its dosent say that , im not going to play games , if he says 6500 firm I'm not going...
  582. M

    1983 jeep cj7

    Are you going to buy it ? Its only worth what someone is willing to pay for it , and i dont recall asking you for the cash price , maybe you should buy it because its obvious with all inquiries on buying it , its a simple question that you can't answer because its not yours , I'll move on
  583. M

    Japan Resumes Whaling

    Doesn't matter , all nations have agreed on whaleing pact and japan always breaks the pact , whales dont belong on a dinner plate its barbaric
  584. M

    Japan Resumes Whaling

    Japan does what ever the fuck they want when it comes to raping the ocean , they could give a shit what the rest of the world thinks , they will take it all if we let them
  585. M

    1983 jeep cj7

    Bottom line cash price ?
  586. M

    2001 27' Seasport Alaska Volvo Penta KAD300

    How many boats are you selling, is this your business ?
  587. M

    First timer Out to Coronados in Private Boat..

    Islands are sacred , north island , middle grounds , south island , 5 minute kelp can all be good , watch for bird like and bait balls , this time of year south of south island for halibut drifts along with yellows feeding on the bottom , enjoy the beauty of the islands along with great fishing
  588. M


    Mexico should go back to charging yearly boat permits and individual yearly fishing license , they would make more money , I still fish the islands on a regular basis especially this time of year for deep water halibut , I have my necessary paper work work and haven't been checked in 3 years ...
  589. M

    Dana Point 12/22

    Early Christmas present, great job on the fish and gaff , special day of fishing with the wife for sure , doesn't get any better
  590. M

    Rpt.-Thur.-12-20-18 Izor's and the Shoe.

    Good job Cory , looks like a fun day on the water
  591. M

    Best Fishing in mid January?

    Deep water halibut fishing at the Coronado islands, South of south island i 100 to 130 feet , live sardine or mackerel, also we pick up yellowtail and seabass drifting, once you find them work the area and you'll get em
  592. M

    What is your fishing obsession?

    All phases of the sport , putting together a nice fishing platform building your boat the way you've dreamed it and actually building it , collecting rods , reels , and tackle , fishing halibut with 12 to15 pound test in 30 to 120 feet of water , locating the fish , giving out line on the pickup...
  593. M

    Rpt.-12-09-18 2 Day Castro Camp Adventure

    I have a house down there for 40 years now and I go down on thursday morning fish friday sometimes saturdy and leave my house early sunday morning by 6 am and I go thru Tecate , border is nevet ovet 40 minutes, the roads are great , there are way better outfits to fish with than castros ...
  594. M

    Marlin club rockfish tournament 12/8/18

    Good job everyone, merry Christmas and happy New Year from the Binghams
  595. M

    Tranx 200 or Lexa 300?

    I've had really good luck with the lexas holding up , great all around reels for halibut fishing, calicos , school size tuna , never had a issue with them , there worth the money
  596. M

    Need a good hotel.Please suggestions.

    Bay club hotel and marina is reasonable compared to the others on the island there is 619 224 8888 , i have my boat there and I also stay there 2 to 3 times a year
  597. M

    I want to get into jigging

    United composites makes a great 9 foot rod thats lite 20 : 50 pound add a saltiga 30 and you'll be happy or a penn Fathom reel works great
  598. M

    Truline,penn , lamiglas, browning

    Ya i get it , old school ways of what they did to rods especially classics probably wouldn't happen today , GLWTS
  599. M

    2012 Porsche 911 Cabriolet S

  600. M

    Truline,penn , lamiglas, browning

    Tragic , to do anything to a Truline but fish it
  601. M

    Trolling White Seabass

    I've done very well at Puerto san isidro using x rap white 20 foot debt trolling 3 to 4 knotts , if a lot of fin bait is breezing on the surface slow troll mackerel works as well , you have to free spool it when they hit the bait and let them eat the bait then set the hook , my favorite is...
  602. M

    West Coast Bait Tanks

    I will be sending tank dimensions for my whaler and would like a price and build date if you can
  603. M

    1st annual Baja trailer boat trip a success!

    Good job , baja is a favorite of many
  604. M

    Info on road condition

    Discover Baja is good about road conditions and fuel
  605. M

    New @ Costco Coho Soft Cooler

    Picked up a couple , great deal
  606. M

    San Ysidro border crossing closed

    The last time I checked a Refugee was a person who left there own country due to political , warfare, or humanitarian reasons, these people dont belong i this country,they don't need a appointment at the Embassy they need a one way ticket back to there country , this affects people like...
  607. M

    San Ysidro border crossing closed

    Tough situation for the 20 thousand daily commuters going to work , bad time of year or any time for this to happen , I feel for the refugees but its the wrong approach not sure what the answer is but its certainly going to fuck up the baja adventures until its resolved
  608. M

    Punta Cabras

    There are way better boats to fish on than castros , older boats , no bait tanks , and they charge 100 dollars more than the other boats on the weekends, I've had a house down there pushing 40 years and can send you the info if interested
  609. M

    Punta Cabras

    Great area to camp and fish , a little further south there some rocky points where you can cast plastics to the edge of the kelp and pull out calicos , i also used to cast whole squid and let it drift in the current and pull out bass , good luck
  610. M

    Christmas 2018, what fishing related gifts are you asking for?

    Just one wish for me would be a 35 foot cabo flybridge
  611. M

    Prowler Gear Claims - Free Help

    Its a good deed for sure when he wants to help fellow fisherman retrive some of what they lost , its a tragic story in itself and this guy is helping people for free to recoup some of there losses, those on board that night will be forever scared of this tragic mishap kudos to ypu for...
  612. M

    if you could only own 4 Trulines. What would they be?

    Oh i forgot to mention I own 2 D 8 s that I only use once or twice a year for sea bass at Puerto san isidro where my house is
  613. M

    if you could only own 4 Trulines. What would they be?

    Shit most people would be happy to have one let alone 4 , the real question is how many people own kennedy Fisher rods ?
  614. M

    Castro's Camp info.

    Its a piece of cake , the launch ramp has been completed and the entrance in and out is safe , skippers know how to navigate the crossing, if the swell is up they will head south along the beach past the reefs and then bend it out , keep a eye out for Rick at coyote cals he's the owner and...
  615. M

    Offshore What happened to the Prowler?

    Totally disagree mike they will need all the help they can get especially if its a single inome household which nobody knows better then ypu which you sacrifice everything for your kids , the system dosent work that way it could take years before the family sees any montery relief , wish it was...
  616. M

    Offshore What happened to the Prowler?

    I dont get it with all the all arm chair quarterback s in this situation with people talking lawyers , payouts , I hope the widow and family isn't reading this stuff , it'll all come out soon enough with the correct responce , no speculation , like I said earlier it takes two to have such a...
  617. M

    New 25' Super Panga Custom Built Yamaha F115XB Aluminum Trailer

    I've built 2 30 foot pangas that are great boats built with aluminum fuel tanks which hold 115 gallons , 55 gallon offshore tank , auto pilot , 3 G radar , teak pulpit with anchor winch , , I've put everything possible on these boats and its been nothing but fun , powered by 4 stroke 175 suzuki...
  618. M

    Hooping C island 10/27/18

    I check my gear after every trip the following day and always have to do a little tweaking with zip ties , they take a beating and you have to do repairs every so often , good luck out there be safe
  619. M

    Sold! Sold! Sold!

    Love the whalers , very fair price
  620. M

    Offshore What happened to the Prowler?

    It goes to show you no matter how good your radar and electronics are shit happens , its very easy to track a boats path with the cursor on the radars , ive done it on mine many times, hate to say it but it takes two , boats do not apear at tne last second , as any skipper knows track whats...
  621. M

    *Lobster Thieves*

    Put the info out there so others can stop it before it starts , plain and simple thats stealing and theres nothing worse then a fuckin thief , they need to be exposed
  622. M

    Weekend warriors

    I feel ypur pain , i hooped san diego bay Saturday night and it was the worst , guys putting gear right on top of mine with no lights so they could find them by way of my lights , dfiving in and out of my gear , you had to see itto belive it , no regard at all and when I pulled up to there boat...
  623. M

    Why one full net and the other is empty?

    Its called fishing, no matter how well you think you have it figured out some times it just makes no sence , it works both ways for sure
  624. M

    Offshore New Lo An 10/20/18

    Good captain to do that , you got to spend a day on the water , paid your dues , next trip is going to be good especially at half off
  625. M


    My boat is always ready to go you guys , ill start fishing South in the deeper water next month , for the larger size flatties , just let me know
  626. M

    Lobster hoop net using line hauler

    Everybody gets there where our body just cant do what it used too , Kudos to you for keeping at it , if the line hauler keeps you doing what you love thats great, never to old or young to make it happen on the water , good job skipper , sea you on the water