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    OK....Which one of you is this guy?

    Kinda like the one i picked up last year
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    Offshore BFT everywhere but my boat

    Maybe try some swimfins and a speargun
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    Long range question

    Thanks guys , Your response to my question will be most helpful in my decision as weather to go or not on one of these long range trips .
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    Long range question

    Have always thought about a long range trip but the problem i have with makeing a decision on weather to do this before i die is what the hell would i do with hundreds of pounds of fish i couldnt sell or couldnt eat before it got freezer burn ? How do you guys deal with all the fish you bring...
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    Offshore Mako shark eating a seal by the corner

    That video made my day ! Thanks !!
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    Islands Late report for 7-2

    Nice report ! Thanks !
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    1993 Boston whaler Montauk 17 foot

    How fast does it go with that 45 hp motor ?
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    Aquasport pilot project

    Well ok so you have skinney friends that only weigh 150 lbs each and the belly hoop is built for two people , two times 150 is now 300 lbs ! It all might seem fine in the driveway but out on the ocean slamming down off a big offshore swell that three hundred pounds now turns into 900 pounds for...
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    Aquasport pilot project

    Well i noticed in one pic you had a two person belly hoop on top of that roof , who engineered the stress factors on this design with 400 lbs of humans on top of this roof in a rough ocean condition ?
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    Radon 32 rebuild

    What no camber to the roof supports ?
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    Paint plastic bait tank

    Never wipe down plastic with acitone , it degrades the plastic and will turn gooey after time to the point you will throw it away
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    Chris Craft 30 (33) pilothouse build

    Well good job guys ! But while your working on your boat project you cant go fishing , and while your fishing you cant work on your boat , the more time i spend fishing and the less time in a tyvex suite the happier i am !
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    17’ whaler cabin

    Well you may be right Errin but at least i wont sink while waiting for the peramedics to arrive !
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    17’ whaler cabin

    Well no more funky cabin ! It only took 2 minutes to cut the frozen steering cable and chain saw off the helm , and 7 minutes to chainsaw off the cabin with no damage to the boat except for all the screwholes that attached the cabin , now its off to the store for some fresh west epoxy and...
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    17’ whaler cabin

    Cant look for something if i dont know what it is ? A backiotomy ?? What the hell is that i might want one !
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    17’ whaler cabin

    Thanks for the chainsaw tips ! I own 5 chainsaws and use them often , used them quite a bit building our house , i remember shocking the framers when i grabbed the chainsaw and cut all the plywood out of the window frames 12 in all in just a couple of minutes verses an hour with a skill saw on a...
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    Radon 32 rebuild

    Well my hats off to you for takeing on such a project ! I have done such things in the past and know how much work and money it is , what power will you use ? If you need a V-drive setup i have one with a borgwarner 1.5/1 trans out of a friends 32’ diesel lobster boat that i might be talked into...
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    17’ whaler cabin

    Naw i think i will use the chainsaw , if you saw what im dealing with youd understand why
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    17’ whaler cabin

    Well the bow area is one big cushion for lounging on while your at the island stoned out of your mind ! Not really my idea of a fishing boat so out comes the chain saw !
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    17’ whaler cabin

    Heres a little pilot house i built on a hull i found in a field about 40 years ago , maybe we will do something like this
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    17’ whaler cabin

    Well heres the little jewel , sorry to the guy that spent all his time building this thing but wellllll it doesent do it for me so its comming off and we will put a foward lockable cabin on her
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    17’ whaler cabin

    Well just bought a 17’ whaler for my son , going to put a small cabin on it for dry storage and also so he can lock it up to keep his stuff his ... lol Will post some pics when we get started
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    That will make a cool scar !

    That will make a cool scar !
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    Fish for sale

    I havent taken the boat out in two years cause i had plenty of fish in the freezer , I only fish for one reason and that is to feed my family , haveing fished commercially for over 20 years to make a profit to buy houses , trucks and boats and pay the bills im now retired from that way of life...
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    Huntington Harbor Report 11.18 & 11.20

    Yes they can leave a lasting impression .... lol
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    North Carolina Black Bear

    Good job !
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    Moms gives in

    Good job !
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    8 years later to the day,Repeat Birthday Deer hunt, No more Erik's

    Yep go back a couple days later and look for the ravens they will show you where your deer is , nothing goes to waste in nature
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    8 years later to the day,Repeat Birthday Deer hunt, No more Erik's

    Thats funny , every deer i have shot with my 270 with Barnes copper bullets has dropped like a stone !
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    Deer hunt

    Thanks
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    Deer hunt

    Thanks Jason , its my new lucky hat ..... lol
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    Deer hunt

    Nope public land D-13
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    Deer hunt

    25” wide 3x3 rifle at 200 yds dressed out at 98 lbs
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    Deer hunt

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    Deer hunt

    Archery deer dressed at 102 lbs hagin at the meat locker
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    Deer hunt

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    Deer hunt

    I would post pics if i only knew how
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    Deer hunt

    Two of the biggest bucks ive ever shot this week one with a rifle and one with a bow so im now tagged out !!
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    California national forest closures

    After two days of hunting all i saw were hundreds of hunters and not one deer ! Heard that one of those hunters shot a little forkie , gettin tired of all this effort with no return , time to do something more productive with my time
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    California national forest closures

    Well the forest is open time to go huntin !
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    People hunting in no go zones

    With 4 million acres burned in CA and fires still rageing i really doubt if they will open the forests anytime soon so forget about hunting this year
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    Lobster opener Forbidden Izor

    Well there you go , now your secret spot isnt a secret anymore , so next time you go there and there are 30 boats hoopin dont get pissed off
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    Beware of Hoop net Poacher off La Jolla

    Friend of mine fishing lobster traps over at catilina 20 years ago pulled up a trap on his hydrolic puller from 60’ and a diver had his arm stuck in one of the funnels so he let the line go and the 80 lb trap with the divers arm stuck in it went all the way down to the bottom then he put the...
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    Lobster season coming up-ready?

    Nice try ....... lol
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    People hunting in no go zones

    Yes and the fine for going in the closed forests is $5000
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    Re-generated newbie

    Do yourself a favor and go for walks every day , its your life and only YOU can improve it , it takes a little bit of muscel to keep upright on a rocking boat and you dont want to fall over ! Have fun and catch lots of fish !
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    Thrashed skiff

    What a shame
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    Slip fees in San Diego

    Also keep in mind as soon as you put your boat in a slip you run the risk of the tax man giveing you a bill for property taxes for what HE thinks your boat is worth ! These guys walk the docks all the time checking CF numbers for guys not paying taxes . They cant get ya if your parked in your...
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    Offshore La Lolla Bonito's and Dana Landing Crime report

    No its a long story but i will NEVER go to mexico
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    Offshore La Lolla Bonito's and Dana Landing Crime report

    We never take our boat out on the ocean without a loaded firearm on board , its just policy
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    Offshore 3Day RP Fins N Feathers Trip Video

    Yes i also got video unavailable
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    California national forest closures

    What about the guys that finally got drawn for that bull elk hunt or the covated G-3 hunt this year and now they are screwed cause thanks to the animal rights groups they probably wont open the forests till the huntin seasons are over
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    Threshers galore!

    I grew up fishing on the manhatten beach pier in the late 50s earley 60s , i was 5 years old and my mom would drop me off for the day , there was this old guy there in an old navy P- coat his name was Farmer he would be there first thing in the morning cause he stayed up all night shark fishin...
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    what can you do with "old gas?"

    Well the aluminum below deck fuel tank in my boat has a hole in it and untill i take out the center consel , cut a hole in the deck and replace the fuel tank i want to use the boat , so I bought a 28 gal plastic Tempo fuel tank and strapped it under the leaning post so i can still go fishing...
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    what can you do with "old gas?"

    What about all the plastic 6 gallon fuel cans we all use ? Are they dangerous ? Why are millions sold every year for fuel storage ?
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    21-23' center console or walkaround?

    We have a 22’ center counsel which i will turn into a pilot house , we have no where to keep anything dry with a center counsel unless we bring a 33 gallon trash can with a lid to put jackets etc. in , when we bring all the guns we have to put them all in trash bags to keep them dry , nothing...
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    Offshore Is this where our big "resident" bluefin went?

    Mike Owens (RIP) was a good friend for many years , we fished the same spots for the same critters , he rolled the Cara in the surf in Malibu one unfortunate day .
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    Offshore A wild day offshore 8-20

    Yes thats happened to us quite a few times while out shark fishing , the boat starts shakin and theres a big mako choppin down on the outboard motor , some thing about the metal and electrolisis , for years there was a pic my friend Jerry Teison took of a 20 foot great white shark choppin down...
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    Offshore A wild day offshore 8-20

    Saw a greatwhite eat a seal off one of the tanker bouys off el segundo like 30 years ago , he slid right up the side of the bouy grabbed the seal and slid right back in the water with it
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    Open Party or Private Charter focusing on YFT in SD?

    No these sportboats are like my ex wife they are insulting , they piss me off , they take all my money and dont give anything in return , why in the hell would i ever want to go on a sportboat again ? The last time the capt came down off the bridge pinned on the brother to the sardine i had on...
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    Open Party or Private Charter focusing on YFT in SD?

    Yea your right i dont know how to fish
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    Offshore Is this where our big "resident" bluefin went?

    Back in the 90s when i commercial fished lobsters at san clamenti island every oct we would see huge bluefin and large schools of yellowfin way outside of castle rock , one time we had a huge school of yellowfin breach 3-4’out of the water all at onch , never seen anything like it where hundreds...
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    Offshore Is this where our big "resident" bluefin went?

    Well when this happens i have found them on a corse from MDR to SBI about two thirds the way and outside of the south bound shipping lanes , no one goes through this part of the ocean and i usually have them all to myself
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    Open Party or Private Charter focusing on YFT in SD?

    Hmmmmm well the last 5 overnite trips ive been on i did not catch even ONE friggin FISH , really dont think fishing is like shopping at Wallmart ( hey wheres the YFT , down isle 17 ) if you can find a boat that will guarantee that a certain size and species of fish please let me know so I can...
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    Need Fiberglass guy.

    Hi John , tomorrow would be good between like 4:00 and 6:00 ......Gordon
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    Some light reading for my 2.5 day cat trip.

    Steamed bonito makes the best tuna fish sandwhiches !
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    21 crystaliner rebuild 99.9% done

    Never tryed those but i do use the round scopper covers with the rubber flap as my scuppers are only about two inches above the waterline and they seem to work just fine
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    21 crystaliner rebuild 99.9% done

    Well with that minimal dead rise it should be a nice solid platform on the drift , how are your scuppers with that extra transome weight ? Are they still self bailing ?
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    21 crystaliner rebuild 99.9% done

    Nice job on that boat ! Tell ya the best feeling is when you launch it for the first time , motor out of the harbor and push that throttle foward for the first time !!
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    Need Fiberglass guy.

    Hi John , The transome on your boat was designed for an outdrive not the weight and torque of an outboard or bracket , most of the weight and torque of the outdrive system was through the engine mounts bolted to the stringers , if you notice they just put a small filler piece of like 3/4” ply...
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    Need Fiberglass guy.

    Hi Josh how the hell are you ! Its been a few years , if you ever get up Frazier park way give me a call we could take the dirt bikes or the quads up on the mountain ! .... 661 565 5975 Gordon
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    Need Fiberglass guy.

    Hi John , I just replaced the transom in a boat for my son and it came out better than new ! Not too far from your location up in frazier park We owned a boatyard in marina del rey for 20 years so I have a little experence with such things .... lol You are welcome to come up to frazier park...
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    Offshore San Diego fleet behind Catalina

    Well Penn international 50W two speeds loaded with 80 lb some 9/0 s for big thrashers , 6/0 s and 4/0 s and about half dozen jigmasters with 15 lb up to 40 lb , hundreds of hooks of all different sizes up to 12/0 , so many jigs , lures and feathers ive lost count and over 60 years of fishing...
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    Offshore San Diego fleet behind Catalina

    Well I found a spot on a 1.5 day boat only 18 anglers going for tuna , $400 plus what evers , got to thinkin about the last five overnite sport boat trips i paid for and didnt come back with even one fish ! So i got a better idea and called a fish market and asked them how much tuna can i get...
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    Offshore San Diego fleet behind Catalina

    Fished lobsters there commercially for years and used to see huge tuna at the 9 fathom high spot off castle rock just north of west cove around the month of October
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    Tips for crew on overnight boats when no tuna?

    Well i was a commercial fisherman for many years and would employ a deckhand and he would useually get 20% of the catch , some weeks he would make enough to buy a new car and other weeks he was lucky enough to make gas money for the car he had , Ive tryed five different trips on overnite...
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    Offshore San Diego fleet behind Catalina

    They are heading to my favorite spot ! Every year they end up at a spot where no one goes except me of corse ...... lol years ago when i found them there it was tuna as far as the eye could see and the only other boat there besides us was a 900’ long tanker if that gives you any clue !
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    Offshore Illegal to interfere with fishing and hunting: what's the recourse

    Well if your posting this on a website it must mean youd like some help , so let us help you ! Whats the GPS numbers of where this house is !
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    Offshore Which one of you kooks is this?

    Yea 50 years ago in my younger days i found a junk 14’ plywood skiff in a field , rebuilt it and got a new in the box 25 hp evenrude had a compass , VHF radio , loran , flares and life jackets i put on there then proceded to try and out fish the bertrams and hatteras ...... went by a couple of...
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    Wood or metal riser for recurve ?

    Well if you get a metal riser it will probably have holes taped into it for things like sights and a quiver
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    Conventional Reel Newbie at your service

    Yes a penn jigmaster has caught more fish than any other reel , its still my first choice as ive never tryed these new fancy reels , caught one of my biggest fish ever on a jigmaster with fresh 30 lb mono a 1000 lb hammerhead in santa monica bay 35 years ago took 6 hours before i sunk a gaff in...
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    Thresher post from a decade ago?

    I would fish them back then with a penn 12/0 reel with almost 900 yds of 80 lb mono and almost got spooled a few times , a tail rope sure comes in handy
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    Thresher post from a decade ago?

    Caught one of those T sharks at the 270 off palos verdes and 5 hours later when my wife and i finally gaffed it and got it in the boat we were now past the west end of catalina with the fuel gauge on E we had to call a friend to meet us half way back to marina del rey with extra fuel just to get...
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    Seal Hunting in Sweden.

    I love shootin seals ! Where can i sign up !!
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    2020 tag results

    AO and D-13 too many damn skeeters and chiggers to hunt the eastern sierras this year , also struck out in the Utah buck draw but just put in for Utah cow elk and doe tag which i should hear the results in a couple weeks , put in for calif elk but havent even checked cause will NEVER got drawn...
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    SoCal deck hand work

    You know more years ago than i can count my father gave me some advice he said Son if you make your hobby your livelyhood it will cease to be a hobby , he was right as he said this while guardening , his job was as a very successful yacht broker which he got into because boating was his hobby ...
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    Cortez Cartopper

    Interested in your boat call me 6615655975 thanks
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    Interested in your boat call me 6615655975

    Interested in your boat call me 6615655975
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    Offshore WARNING DO NOT DO THIS AT HOME

    Well the way to get a hook out is to take a piece of heavy mono like 80# for that hook and put it around the shank of the hook hold the hook at the bend and pull the mono down the shank on the inside toward the barb you are now pulling in opposite directions and the mono slides down the shank to...
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    Fred Hall show in sandiego

    They canceled all public gatherings of over 200 people , does this mean the FredHall show is also canceled in san diego ?
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    Blue Fever

    Well done !! You now have like a 10 year supply of tuna fish sanwitches !
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    Ex life guard boat 33’ Drake

    Congrats ! Hope they treat her well
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    Ex life guard boat 33’ Drake

    Yes i sold it to a friend of mine Nigel Gale back in the 90s after i bought my 30’ seaway single diesel which was way better on fuel , the commercial price for diesel back then was .65 cents a gallon verses almost $3.50 a gallon for premium at the fuel dock. Plus with the 200 gal the seaway held...
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    Ex life guard boat 33’ Drake

    This boat is also featured heavily in my wife’s latest book “Better Endings” by Tina Hogan Grant which is coming out in January
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    Ex life guard boat 33’ Drake

    Thats my old boat , bought it from pick a part in the valley for $2000 and they bought it from the county for $185 at auction , its the old baywatch #2 that was moored off the malibu pier for 30 years as the malibu lifeguard boat , at that time they auctioned off all the old drakes and built new...
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    Help I need any info

    Its not Baywatch #2 i bought that boat from pick a part in the valley for $2000 after they bought it from LA County for $180 i fixed it up and used to run it to san clementi island then lived on it for 6 years , just saw it a while back down at 22nd st landing it is a 1959 Drake with twin 440s
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    PB halibut from the surf

    Used to surf fish them with a scampi or we surf fished barricuda with a hopskin jig , my best halibut catch was 34# caught on the surface in the shipping lanes drifting for sharks in like 2000’ of water ?? Must have been migrating or something
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    Hi Dixon Gordon here former seaway owner ( baywitch ) have you been in contact with Bob Staff...

    Hi Dixon Gordon here former seaway owner ( baywitch ) have you been in contact with Bob Staff lately ? Havent seen him in years was just wondering how he is doing ? 661 565 5975
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    Broadbills Exist

    Congrats on a great catch ! Friends of mine have been catching those lately , one boat even had a double hookup last week , that will be my main target species for next year
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    Montana Hunt Recap

    Nice job guys !
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    Another be safe thread

    Well heres another “ the day i almost died story” years ago i was commercial fishing spot prawns and was by myself setting out a 25 pot string on a canyon slope in like 1200’ of water , had the boat on autopilot going like 5 knots and had about half the string out which was 2000’ of upline ...
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    26' Wilson

    That wilson was in a storage yard just past castaic next to the 5 fwy north , it was on craigslist for $10,000 for a while then the seller dropped the price to $8,500 and soon after it was gone from the storage yard , i used to enjoy looking at it on my way home from work , sure it was a good...
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    Boaters Lost at Sea

    If i ever do wear a life vest or jacket it will be red or coastguard orange with reflective pannels and not some black or dark collored material
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    Offshore Slow 3 day on Pac Queen 10/29-11/1

    Take what the trip and gas and time off work would cost you and go to that fish market in san diego and spend it all on fresh fish , you will be a winner ! And have enough fish to last all year !! Thats what i would do
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    Offshore Salty Dream does it again!!

    Very nice catch ! Im looking foward to the day when one of those hit my deck , catch and release does not make sense to me , but catch and eat does
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    X zone opener

    Rory love the name of your boat “fish and chicks” thats great !! Saw a boat off Dana point a few years ago full of black guys it was named “the blood vessel”
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    X zone opener

    Well the party is over im now tagged out on a 70 yard shot on a forkie , deers at the butchers and the freezer will be full soon . It was especially fun this year cause my brother in law was here from england during the D-13 hunt , the only hunting they have in england is on private estates for...
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    X zone opener

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    Newport Beach, Balboa

    I did that when i was a kid , took my home made 14’ plywood skiff to the avalon bank and caught a 170# stripped marlin then took it to the avalon pier and weighed it . I felt like a rock star !!
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    X zone opener

    Well the season continues , today was the opener or D-13 and we saw one doe and like 50 hunters and one black bear which i missed at 60 yards when the arrow hit a small branch just before it got to him ....... had fun though theres always tomorrow .
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    Gail Force Catalina Swordfish!

    ?????????? Great job guys on boating the fish of a life time !
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    Pelagic pursuits from MDR

    Well i do remember two years ago being the only boat in sight at just about the spot your discribing and haveing a sea FULL of bluefin tuna all to ourselfs for miles , it was epic ! They do end up there some times and there is zero boat traffic in that part of the ocean
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    Hooked up my homie on his birthday

    Dont you know your not supposed to eat blue sharks they piss through their skin , but mako and thrasher are great
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    Anchoring at San Clemente Island

    Seal cove is a good spot
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    Old skiff

    Yes way back when i was his age and i wanted a boat i couldnt afford to buy one so i had to build my own a 14’ plywood skiff which i took all over the ocean , catalina , SBI etc. and filled it full of fish and sharks , even caught a few marlin in that thing . Yes he will have a blast with this...
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    Old skiff

    Just picked up a 16’ glasspar , let the fun begin and the icheing ...... lol
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    X zone opener

    Well sometimes you win and sometimes you lose , seams like i lost on this one seven days of hikeing around the high sierras and did not see one buck ! Did get about 100 misquito bites but the chiggers were the worst , iched so bad only got like two hours sleep. Oh well D-13 startes next weekend...
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    X zone opener

    Well going back up to the high country today , gonna put some miles under these boots, going solo this time. Tryed to hire some guy with a pack station to take me into the back country but the jerk told me i was too old ! Well LOL im hikeing in on foot with a back pack and this old pack station...
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    X zone opener

    well just spent the last four days hikeing the high sierras for an X zone archery opener and didnt see one buck ! Covered the 8000-11000 foot range for nothing except a very sore body ! Well this just fuels my determanation now , i dont give up. There up there somewhere and after a few days to...
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    A seaworthy skiff

    Saw a real nice 17’ carolina center consel skiff and trailer but no motor on orange county craigslist today
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    Old skiff

    looking for an old 15-17 foot skiff hull , ive got a 50 hp motor , 10 gals of vinalester resin , a bunch of fiberglass matt , roveing and cloth , gps , vhf radios and sounders and bunches of other misc boat stuff , looking for a hull to build for my son just a little fishing skiff , give me a...
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    Offshore taking a poll

    Yea well my last five trips on overnight boats i experenced the worst behavier from the captains and crew and came back with O fish , im not stupid ! Im not going to spend all that money just to get pissed off ! Will never waste my time and money on one of those operations again . I bought my...
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    19 cc skiff

    Ah the good old days ! Yea when the Elliot yard closed up they left a bunch of 24’ rough sawn doug fir over there , I snatched it up and ran it across lincoln blvd almost got hit by a car but when i planed it down it was the most beautiful straight clear grain old growth doug fir ive ever seen ...
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    19 cc skiff

    I know that boat and the guy that built it used to build the Elliot yachts on Lincoln blvd right across the street from my old boat yard , its been parked out in front of his house for years its nice that it will be revived to fish another day !
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    Draw Results Out!

    Got A-17 and D-13
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    Easy inexpensive solution to insulate a Kill Box

    Bleach works great and makes your boat smell like a pool
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    Anyone with VHF radio mounted under t-top?

    Ive always used an external vhf speaker works great !
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    A shake down and what I learned

    You must be new to boating , hang in there it will all make sense one day
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    It this legal?

    Well i havent been on a sportboat in a few years quit going because was not an enjoyable experence, went on five over night trips in a row and never came back with one fish ! Used to bug me when the deck hands would fish right next to me. One trip the captain came down and dropped down right...
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    Tax lien on boat for unsecured property tax??!!

    If you dont pay your tax bill on your boat they will freeze ALL your bank accounts ! So all your money is now theirs till they figure out how much they want to steal from you ! Happened to me years ago , couldnt pay rent or buy food or gas till i made more money which i couldnt put in bank cause...
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    2/23 isthmus

    Yes guys there are only so many fish in the pond in 50 years ive seen huge reductions in fish numbers
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    Done huntin

    well shot a nice little forkie on the opener of D-13 now maybe i can get some chores done been huntin solid for the past two months
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    Deer camp 2018

    Just got back from x9b archery (A-17) we saw very few bucks for the amount of effort we put in , 5 legal bucks total and about 90 does and like 20 spikes . I did shoot a forkie the last hour of the last day though
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    Scored in A-17 hunt

    Hunted X9B archery (A-17) for the first time this year , real nice country except for the cactice and all the bolders you have to hike over , who would think there would be cactice at 10,000 feet elevation ! In 7 days of hunting we saw 5 legal bucks and on the last hour of the last day i shot...
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    First mako for fabian

    Nice fish ! We always kill like two a year for the freezer, good job !
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    Offshore Poseidon; when an epic trip turns out "not so epic"

    Thanks , if its only a twin screw then its not the same boat
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    Offshore Poseidon; when an epic trip turns out "not so epic"

    You know almost 30 years ago my yacht service company did a 850,000 retrofit to a Pool designed 78’ aluminum tripple screw long range boat from san diego , we turned it into a dive charter boat and the owner named it the Pacific Star , wonder if this might be the same boat since it was also...
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    Offshore Poseidon; when an epic trip turns out "not so epic"

    Well the last five trips on overnight sportboats i have not caught one fish but i have had the skipper slide in next to me and catch two fish one a nice seabass and have had pinheads cast right over me and catch fish and numerious other deadheads think they are super cool and push people outta...
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    Manti Cow Elk

    Never hunted utah but id be very courious to see how you do , that oct hunt interests me cause aug and sept im always hunting calif , been calling a few utah guides and getting prices like $1500 for oct cow elk not including the tag fees but could save that money if i knew where to go on my own...
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    didn’t draw d9 so I’m stuck with d8 need help

    Nice looking couple of bucks you found there ! Hopefully they will stick around for the opener , just remember you have to be 150 yards away from a dwelling or outbuilding so you dont get a ticket
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    didn’t draw d9 so I’m stuck with d8 need help

    Going up again this weekend for another scouting trip in X9-b think i know where ill be hunting on the opener
  142. F

    Offshore 7/18 NW of the 43

    Get a GPS and some charts and learn how to use them , take a navigation corse and listen to the instructor , we all had to start someplace , cograts on your new boat ! You can do it if you take the proper steps
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    Offshore 7/18 NW of the 43

    They are high spots on the ocean floor marked on a chart in fathoms ( a fathom is 6’) if you dont know these things maybe you shouldnt go out past the sight of land
  144. F

    Something to do while I wait for elk season....

    Nice footage Doc , what type camera are you useing ? I am flying six longwings here , peregrines , sakers and a couple hybreds
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    didn’t draw d9 so I’m stuck with d8 need help

    Well time to start researching and doing some pre scouting, i dought if anyone is going to tell you the secret dirt road that goes over the hill to the valley of the deer, this is a heavely hunted public area that will be a zoo on the opener , my advice is to pack in to the high country where...
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    1960s Glasspar Seafair Sedan

    The one i had the vin was on a metal plate under the dash , think i still have it and the pinkslip too , the boat was trashed
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    Offshore Fathers day on the Freedom

    Well they eat trash then go roost in the resevour for the night shit out all the trash they have been eating come back the next day and do it all over again , day after day then you go get a glass of water from your faucet , water that comes from the resevour that has a high bactera count from...
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    Offshore Fathers day on the Freedom

    No Mike really its true five trips and not one fish, i also find it hard to belive and I was there !
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    Offshore Fathers day on the Freedom

    Yes Christopher it tough being a father these days , the world has changed and not nessarly for the better but im sure with your strong convictions your kids will turn out just fine . Hope you get your bluefin this year, we found them last year where nobody would think to look and we were always...
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    Offshore Fathers day on the Freedom

    And if you like to fish the coast of malibu you have me to thank for that , just look up my name in the LA times archives for the 90s and you will see why that is , theres two pages worth with pictures
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    Offshore Fathers day on the Freedom

    Boy i sure fired you up didnt I ... lol No worries about my son hes a hard working young man in his thirties raiseing two boys of his own and he aint no quiter . In his younger years he helped me in the commercial fishing business ,as a matter of fact in one of my many fisheries i landed two...
  152. F

    Older Johnson or evinrude

    Got a mid 90s 48 hp johnson freshwater use only with supposedly low hours , paid $1200 for it for my kids boat but he never used it , you can have it for $800 comes with all the controls and wire harness also
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    Offshore Fathers day on the Freedom

    Why would he ? Most of these capt. Are into this fishing thing for themselfs not for what they can do for anyone else . What they care about is good fish counts so they can fill the boat on the next trip
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    Offshore Fathers day on the Freedom

    Jack , how did you know i ate bananas on the way to the boat ? Lol
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    Offshore Fathers day on the Freedom

    Thanks Mike , a condor is a type of vulture , your offer is very generous to fish on your boat , but i do have a boat of my own a 22’ privateer which you are welcome on any time , launch out of MDR and fish anywhere from malibu to catilina , the sportboats were just easy pay $150 grab your stuff...
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    Offshore Fathers day on the Freedom

    Thanks for the upbeat post appreciate that but i am totaly done with sportboat fishing , Never friggin Again!!!!
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    Offshore Fathers day on the Freedom

    Ive totaly lost hope , you will never see me again on a sport boat, NEVER !!!
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    Offshore Fathers day on the Freedom

    Yea i think your right , an upside down spinner on a rockcod rod with lime green contractors string for line with a 2’ mono leader on the end, one guy had this rig and he outfished me
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    Offshore Fathers day on the Freedom

    Yea you must be rite that musst bee whaat itt isss
  160. F

    Offshore Fathers day on the Freedom

    Dont drink, dont smoke, dont do drugs, dont use sunblock, dont use deoderant , got a good attitude (except for this last trip )
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    Offshore Fathers day on the Freedom

    The wife bought me a trip for me and my son on the Freedom for fathers day , Nice day on the ocean , blue skys , calm seas , only 20 people on the whole boat ! Went over to Santa Barbra island and everyone on board caught like 200 fish ! Well except me i caught like O . My son caught like 4or5...
  162. F

    2018 draw results

    Results are in we got A-17 !
  163. F

    Fished Redondo King Harbor Bonito No Launch Ramp (video)

    Used to launce the boat there off the beach back in the 50s , there was a breakwall but no boat slips back then , grew up fishing that harbor catching everything from bonita to black seabass
  164. F

    CA Big Game Regs 2018

    A-17 and D-13 for me this year
  165. F

    Xmas venison

    Heres pic
  166. F

    Xmas venison

    used my A-31 tag to harvest a nice fat doe today easy 30 yard shot angeling back through both lungs , didnt go more than 80 yards
  167. F

    2014 20' Wilson Pilot House

    Clouse up in santa barbra used to build the wilsons i bought an lod glasspar from him a few years ago forget which street he lives on but if you ask around it should not be too hard to find him
  168. F

    Taxidermy coffee table

    No my wife bought it that way just wont fit in our house
  169. F

    Taxidermy coffee table

    Real nice glass taxidermy quail coffee table the measurments are 47" wide x 19" high x 23" deep asking $125 or best offer located in frazier park ca
  170. F

    Dead deer

    i dont know how to share a link but if you go on google and type in " bishop pass deer kill " you will see whats happened to one of our deer heards in the last three days ! Almost 90 deer killed falling down ice covered hillsides !
  171. F

    Jumping halibut

    Caught a 28# halibut once many years ago on a shark rig drifting in the shipping lanes
  172. F

    Hoop netting SCI

    Hey Albi , I got a 22' privateer your welcome to go anytime ! Pm me ill give you my number Yea Mike refused all our help towards the end , it was sad
  173. F

    Hoop netting SCI

    Hey Alby , fished side by side with Mike Owens at sci for over 10 years , had a lot of good times and made lots of money there . Could wright a book on all the adventures we all had there . To give you an idea on the lobster stocks over there when Mike first bought the Cara he fished the first...
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    Poached hard by divers.

    Thanks , i always go prepared on the ocean
  175. F

    Poached hard by divers.

    I started hoop netting 40 years ago , back then i was the only one out there , night after night always get our limit in like one pull , planing on going back out soon , this should be fun !!
  176. F

    What ocean tow service is best????

    I went with boat US before the first ocean trip in the new to me used boat and spun a prop 20 miles off shore , first time ive needed a tow in over 50 years of boating , glad i had the coverage
  177. F

    Montana 6by wilderness bull

    Very nice bull congrats !! We did a 9 hour horseback ride into the eastern sierras a couple years ago for a deer hunt and woke up the next day surounded by other hunters , almost got shot by some dum kid then found out the packer dropped us off a 10 minute walk from a compground we could have...
  178. F

    Fukushima Radiation

    Hey you children are acting like I nuked your tuna ! I read some articals about the fish stocks and thought id pass them along , we can all belive what the government funded scientist say about this subject or the private sector scientists are saying , at this point i could care less what any of...
  179. F

    Fukushima Radiation

    Hey if you dont give a shit then why do you keep posting !
  180. F

    Fukushima Radiation

    Maybe if you didnt spend so much time dressing up in french maid outfits you might learn something ! PLEASE dont post any pics !
  181. F

    Fukushima Radiation

    watch your language chuck or we will have to sick Godzilla on you !!
  182. F

    Fukushima Radiation

    What ? You dont know how to look things up on the internet ?
  183. F

    Fukushima Radiation

    I hope you are right and i hope i am wrong !
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    Fukushima Radiation

    Internet
  185. F

    Fukushima Radiation

    just heard that the west coast is being absalutely fried with Nuclear Radiation from Fukushima ! That 15 out of 15 bluefin tuna tested are unfit for human consnmtion and its getting worse ! We will be feeling tha elevated effects from this for the next 200 years ! Its killing off the salmon runs...
  186. F

    Best 60# Reel

    I use a Penn 4/0
  187. F

    Shark fishing

    went out 25 miles from marina del rey in 72 degree blue water and caught two makos , lot of life out there and tons of 6" macks and a huge area of crashing fish about a half mile from us wasent sure what it was but it wasent dolphins was hopeing they would make it over to where we were drifting...
  188. F

    Terrafin is crap !

    Does anyone know of a better service than Terrafin for seawater temp ! I have not got a good pic of the seawater temp All season ! Compleat waste of money ! Have tryed calling them and sending them an e mail but no response , the only time i could talk to them is when they wanted my credit card...
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    Offshore The one that got away, a fish tale.....

    Total gear failure but a hell of a good story that you will remember for years to come ! Sorry you lost the fish though
  190. F

    Kite flying regulations

    Spent many years out there lobster fishing , used to have a mooring at northwest harbor and im very familer with how the military operates out there , they close areas of the island for your safety , ive been pulling traps in northwest harbor when the hillside right above us blew up and showered...
  191. F

    Mooooooo 8-11-17

    Never had a handle bust off a PENN reel , longest fight on a PENN was 6 hours and the reel worked great !
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    Offshore Kelping turned Trolling - 8/15

    Yes thats the best way to take out a hook , ive done it a few times , use like 80 lb mono put it around the hook shank and pull the mono down towards the barb as your pulling the hook out of the wound the mono displaces the flesh thats behind the barb and the hook slides right out ! Its best to...
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    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    Thanks for all the tips , he just got back from the condor and caught his first couple of dorodo , lost a big yellow tail and had a great time !
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    Offshore South of Dana Point - 8/14

    Damn nice satilight shot of the water temp ! I blew a$100 on terrifin site this year and everytime i want to go fishing theres so much cloud cover they cant get a good pic ! Waste of money i think
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    Hunting out of season

    whats the deal with all these guys hunting out of season this year ? Since last week we have found 7 guys deer hunting with rifles in the D-13 zone ! I really dont think these guys have the right to shoot our deer out of season just because they dont speak english ! The season does not open till...
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    Coastal Bass 8/12 and 8/13- Lemons Into Lemonade

    Good report ! I keep every legal calico i catch they taste great ! Besides the only reason i fish is because i enjoy eating fish ! I dont enjoy throwing them back in the water.
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    Offshore Backside of SCI 8-12

    Nice report , good luck on the next trip
  198. F

    08/11 - Catalina, Call me farmer Ed...

    Nice report , try a net next time
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    Advise about dealing with insurance for a boat claim.

    My seaway was t boned by the new del mar in mdr years ago while tied up to the fuel dock , they were totaly at fault with 65 whitnesss but their insurance company dicked me around for days (its their job to hold onto their money as long as possible) till i got my attourney budy to deal with them...
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    Anyone pop off the deck of a Parker 2310 to see under the deck and inspect gas tanks and lines?

    Built a 20' plywood skiff once and the only adhesive i used was 5200 , that boat will NEVER come apart ! Got that tip from Jerry Scotten of Scotten boats in ventura
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    Anyone pop off the deck of a Parker 2310 to see under the deck and inspect gas tanks and lines?

    The best way to the best way i have found to preserve a below deck alumninum fuel tank is to coat the new tank in a couple layers of asphalt emoulsion you can get it at home depo and its the same stuff the lobster guys use to dip their wire traps in , it will out last your lifetime . Another...
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    Best Meat hunts on the cheap on the west coast?

    Hunted big horn canyon ranch nany times but i never shot any thing, took all the kids there for their first hunt , nothing breads confidence like success and its 100% success rate there. Took my deckhand there once and he went a little crazy and shot like three goats ! Told him he better stop...
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    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    The one next monday , they just came in this morning with limits of yellow tail and dorodo
  204. F

    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    Thanks
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    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    Yes will post a fish report next week
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    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    Yea dont expect him to come back with any major poundage , just maybe a limit of smalls , do they only allow a one day limit on 1 1/2 day trips ?
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    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    Took your advice and got him a spot on the Condor next week , what really sold me was a report that the capt cleared the whole stern so a 5 year old could catch his limit !! That shows class !
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    Offshore Jumbo Bluefin off the West End Catalina

    Yea i was out that way a couple weeks ago shark fishing and saw those fish along with a bunch of dolphins and whales and tons and tons of bait ! Total feeding frenzie ! Threw iron at them but no luck , i was trying to keep it quiet but i guess the cats out of the bag
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    Truck Stolen SD overflow

    I bought my son a ticket on a long range boat and he has a real nice 4x4 f350 now im worried about his trucks securiety
  210. F

    Sharks in our SoCal Bight....Food for thought

    I grew up in palos verdes and the whole time ate lots of shellfish and regular fish from there. We would hike down the cliffs and get sackfulls of huge 7" mussels and some black abs and did this for years growing up , im now in my 60s and feel great!
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    Now Cabo is a mess.

    This is one of the reasons i will NEVER go to mexico!!
  212. F

    Here's Da Plan

    Its the US goverment they can do what ever they want and they close that island or parts of it down all the time
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    A fellow Spear fisherman could use your prayers.

    Hang in there Byron , you are very lucky my good friends wife just died of a heart attact last week on the 5 fwy
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    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    Thanks , good perspective
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    Offshore Going Big, or Going Home

    Yea i went to every offshore island out there even nic in a 14' plywood skiff i found in a field when i was a kid , even caught a striped marlin at the mackrel bank , dont know if i was brave or just stupid and i wouldnt recomend it to anyone else
  216. F

    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    Well if a $500 boat ride turns into a $800 boat ride with fuel surcharges inflated food prices etc. then im not playing their game ! The reason i will never go on a cattle boat again is because the last four times i went on one i never came home with any damn fish ! Every time i go on one of my...
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    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    Yea i screwed up i mistook 8/13 for 9/13 thought it was in two weeks on a weekend will have to look again at other options
  218. F

    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    Gary thanks for the tip on the fish processing ! Thats a darn good idea, thinking about maybe that trip on the Eclipse that Dan is suggesting as long as they arent trying for blufin tuna . That would just be an ego trip with maybe four blufin for 24 guys . My son has a family to feed and needs...
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    Dan what type of trip is this ? Hope its not an ego trip like trolling for two days for four...

    Dan what type of trip is this ? Hope its not an ego trip like trolling for two days for four bluefin for 24 anglers , please let me know as my son is interested in putting as many pounds of fish in his sack as possible !
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    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    Yea he was a deckhand on both those boats about 15-20 years ago, he was a 10 year old kid walking down lincoln blvd at 5:00 am in the dark carring his lunch with his deck boots over his shoulder on his way to the dock and the cops stopped him to find out what hes up to , he told them hes going...
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    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    Thanks guys for all your feedback on this ! Well i spilled the beans and told him im puttin him on a san diego boat and he is excited to say the least , he was just going out the door with his two sons to take them mackerl fishing on the pier ! He does have a passport but hes used up most of his...
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    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    Thanks
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    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    Well my son is over 30 years old and has been fishing most of his life , he was a pinhead then a deck hand on the boats out of Marina del rey , was also a deckhand on my commercial boat, but now he is married with two kids and works his ass off just to make ends meet. So i thought id buy him a...
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    Wanna buy my son a ticket

    never been on a long range boat and i never will but my son seems to like the idea of fishing on a boat with 30 other people and i like fresh fish so i thought about buying him a ticket on like a three day long range boat . Anyone have any suggestions on which boat and trip date that would be...
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    Patriot Fish Count - Saturday, July 22nd

    Went on four cattle boats in the past five years and never caught one damn fish so i bought my own boat and EVERY time out i catch fish , will never go on a cattle boat again !
  226. F

    Where's the rest of the trailer?

    Bought a set up just like that from a guy that towed it all the way from south charolina , it was a 22' boat on a short single axel trailer, i picked up the boat in torrance and 20 minutes later i was a sigalert on the 405 fwy ! The tire blew apart and took the fender with it! I sold that...
  227. F

    Stay Positive it's just gas and $

    Well what that sign means to me is that no matter how good the fishing is out side that harbor im not going to patronize that town , i will go and spend my money elsewhere ! Cant imagine how bad it would be to come back from a days fishing and find my truck and trailer gone to some tow yard !
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    Offshore Paddy Hop 267

    Glad to hear you got it all figured out
  229. F

    Looking to upgrade after 17 years.!

    Thanks ! I will try that tomorrow , i do know and have been told that there is a way to enter lat lon thats why i havent given up yet . What i dont get is why garmin has made it so diffucult to do the basics of navigation on their units ??
  230. F

    Looking to upgrade after 17 years.!

    Thanks Brad , I was on hold trying to get in touch with garmin for about an hour and a half today then gave up. Even tryed their press one on your touch tone phone and they will call you right back feature but it didnt work.
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    Offshore Paddy Hop 267

    Man dont do that ! If the sharks get ya your poor dogs might starve to death !
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    Looking to upgrade after 17 years.!

    Save yourself a lot of headache and keep the one that works ! Just got back into boating sfter s 15 year break and bought sll new stuff , boat , gps chartploter fishfinder etc. been out four times and the last time brought out a computer programer and after an hour of reading the manuel and...
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    Best 7 Inch Fishfinder/Chart Combo

    Happy for you ! ..... lol
  234. F

    Best 7 Inch Fishfinder/Chart Combo

    Really ? I have a garmin chartplotter fish finder combo and i think its a piece of crap ! Cany even finf out how to enter lat lon numbers ? Studyed the manuel for an hour drifting in the harbor ? Even had a computer programer on board that couldnt figure it out ! Anf thr ducer is crap also its...
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    Lets see your bayrunner!!!!

    Got a mid 90s johnson 48 hp 20" shaft freshwater use only motor for sale if you want it
  236. F

    Catalina - Swim it/Fish it

    Hey congrats on that swim !! Did your wife or girlfriend also padel the whole way across on her kayak ? Thats quite a feat also !
  237. F

    Offshore San Diego Offshore Fishing Report 7-13-2017

    Now i got to spend more money on more fishing crap
  238. F

    Offshore Marlin

    Good job catching that marlin ! Last one i caught i killed it and ate it it was tasty !
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    Shark fishing

    Hey Alby , thats a hell of good story ! Glad to hear someone finally won that truck !
  240. F

    Shark fishing

    Ok hears the deal , got up at 3:30 am towed the boat down 75 miles of fwy , launched it , got bait , set a coarse but only got 12 miles out before the boat broke ( oh and we spent a few hundred on fuel, bait , ice and food) we were inside the shipping lanes, the weather was great so made the...
  241. F

    Shark fishing

    Lol ...... yep
  242. F

    Shark fishing

    Yea turned out to be a pretty good day, were serrounded most of the day by feeding whales and dolphins
  243. F

    Shark fishing

    Let you know tomorrow , always let mako sit in the fridge a couple days to relax before i cook it
  244. F

    Shark fishing

    well left MDR about 6:00 am sunday got two scoops of deans then headed out on a coarse of 210* for about 20 miles , got about 12 miles then spun a prop, fished there all day for one mako then called vessel adrift and they came out and towed us back in ,and thats it
  245. F

    Bait Tank not working (electrical) / re-hosing needed

    If you can figure out how to use an I phone then you can sure figure out a simple two wire 12 volt bait pump system !
  246. F

    Keeping a log book! Who else keeps one?

    Log book entrys are legal eveidence in maritime court , once had the fish and game board us at san clamenti island when we were comercial lobster fishing and my wife didnt have a lobster crew member license , the officer wanted to wright her a ticket till i pulled out a note pad that said log...
  247. F

    CA 2017 hunting draw results are in, what did you score?

    Got A31and a D13 plus a bear tag but no elk
  248. F

    Friday and Sunday at Palos Verdes Report

    Well you sure have an attitude ! Been fishing those spots for over 50 years , so now that some pita jerks we able to turn it into a fish sanuwary now you are going to be the self appointed fish cop !! Back in the 90s they wanted to turn 25 miles of coastline from shore to out three miles of the...
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    Offshore 2x2 YFT 6/17 & 6/18 on the 17' Whaler

    I was out by the 14 one day and a guy showes up trolling on a jet ski , hooks up and lands a nice yellowfin , then heads back towards shore ! You remind me of that guy
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    Memorable Memorial Day...2017

    Yea they each could have caught three more
  251. F

    Fish On Stainless Double Rod holders

    I will take two of them , can you mail them to me ? And where do i send the money too . Thsnks , 1661 565 5975
  252. F

    Offshore Tribute 4/9 Offshore

    The only reason i fish is to fill the freezer , never understood catch and release ??? All i eat is fish and wild game meat , got three freezers full, as long as its legal its staying in the boat
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    Wanted: 50-75 hp outboard

    Got a late 90s johnson 48 hp two stroke 20" shaft freshwater use only power trim and tilt low hours i was told with all the controls and wiring , i bought it for a 17' whaler but sold the whaler and bought a bigger boat. Asking $1100 call me if interested 16615655975
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    WTB... 50HP or 60HP Outboard Motor.

    Got a late 90s johnson 48hp with20" shaft freshwater use only low hours i was told with all the controls and wiring power trim and tilt for $1100 call if you like 16615655975
  255. F

    Lobster ?

    Well you keep acting like a jerk and an asshole your life might just turn around and bite you in the ass....... LOL
  256. F

    Lobster ?

    Carefull
  257. F

    any opener deer reports?

    Thats a big fat one !
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    Binoculars Leupold 10x50 Wind River NOS

    Ive bought three pairs of these from Jack , im a profeshiona I bought some of these binos from jack , they work great !
  259. F

    How did you come up with your boat name?

    Well we bought the old baywatch lifeguard boat #2 that was anchored off the malibu pier for 30 years and when we had it in the boatyard to redo it the subject of a name came up , it had baywatch across the back deck in big bold letters and a buddy of mine hay just change that a to an i and call...
  260. F

    Looking at 1997 WellCraft Excel 23 walkabout - any opinions?

    I hade a mid 80s 20' wellcraft that was hardly ever used and when the guy did use it it was in fresh water , well fresh water rots wood and saltwater preserves it . Wellcraft does a lousey job on there stringers and all of them were rotten from fresh water sitting in the bilge so i got rid of...
  261. F

    Lobster ?

    No this is still a bunch of bullshit , probably your saying all this to decrease compatition for your lobster fishing efforts. I called sacremento and talked to the biolagist and they said the recente testing of lobsters is in the safe levels and the SEASON IS OPEN !!!
  262. F

    Lobster ?

    Bullshit
  263. F

    Gunsmith

    Anyone know of a good gunsmith from Bakersfield to san fernando valley I have a Kimber rifle that needs some trigger work. Thanks
  264. F

    Researching to find the Big Blues.

    I saw them once , there out there
  265. F

    Researching to find the Big Blues.

    Was fishing lobster back in the 90s at clementie and tryed baiting some 500 plus pound bluefin that were hanging around the high spot thats straight out from castle rock , never did hook one but they were there for about a week , damn things were as big as a VW
  266. F

    Binoculars Leupold 10x50 Wind River NOS

    I will take a pair of 10 x 50 who to i mail the money too ?
  267. F

    any opener deer reports?

    Look further down the posts to success in A16 and akso the post success in D13 they are there
  268. F

    any opener deer reports?

    Got one up by mammouth x9a aug 24 th and an other one in d13 last sunday , venison is my only red meat protein, and fish and chicken i dont eat store bought beef or pork my cholesterol went from 280 down to 114 eating mostly wildgame meat so i like to get two a year preferably with a bow
  269. F

    any opener deer reports?

    Got two im done !
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    Do we still have a marine operator?

    The best one we heard back in the day was this guy talking to the redondo beach marine operator called his wife to let her know the weather was rough and he wouldnt be in till tomorrow night and the next call was to his girlfriend telling her he would meet her at the dock in two hours !
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    Success in D 13

    Thanks , it was a pretty easy 65 yard broadside shot
  272. F

    Success in D 13

    got a nice little meat buck in D13 today ! Im tagged out !
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    Success in A16

    Think it was about 8000 feet
  274. F

    Success in A16

    Thanks , there were 17 bucks in that herd !
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    Success in A16

    Heres the ones that got away ......lol
  276. F

    Success in A16

    Figured it out i think
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    Success in A16

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    Success in A16

    I took a pic but i still cant figure out how to put it on this site
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    Success in A16

    got a nice 3x3 up in x9a on the A 16 archery hunt , easy 40yard shot.
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    Oregon Elk hunting

    Went elk hunting went elk hunting up there 10years ago archery think i paid about $450 for over the counter archery elk tags. No draw for archery back then you will have to check and see if its changed. Hunted the rain forests around Austoria oregon , lots of elk there. Good luck
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    18' Dory

    Ive got a 22' privateer that weighes a little more than yours and its got a 140 hp johnson two stroke that pushes it at 30 knots with a boatload of people , if you put a 230hp on that skiff and punched it you would flip over backwards and sink it !
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    National Geographic Article - Warmer West Coast Water

    Guess the limitless oceans have their limits !
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    Offshore 209 Report- Theft at Dana point

    Had a bunch of rods and reels , knives , other fishing tackle , 50 lbs of lobsters in a receiver , etc . Stolen from the boat in the slip years ago and it ended up at the pawn shop behind my house ( except the lobsters) the pawn shop owner didnt want to give it up or whom he got it from till i...
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    CA Big Game Draw Results

    Im going up in three weeks for the A16 opener x9a archery pm me and i will let you know what i find
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    Offshore Dana to 181+dick move

    Had a guy in a red glasspar do that to us 25 years ago when we were out drifting for sharks out so far off shore that all you could see for miles in all directions was ocean and no land , we were the only boat out there for miles when this little red glasspar shows up and parks 10 feet off our...
  286. F

    Calstar GFTR760M price drop

    Your add says price drop , what is the price you want for this rod ? 661 565 5975
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    WTB 40hp outboard

    I have a late 90s johnson 48 hp outboard two stroke freshwater use only 20" shaft with all the controls and wiring harness, im asking $1200 my number is 661 565 5975
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    Garmin 74DV - 549.99 Sale

    Could not see installing it on the consel like it was so i stripped everything off that was not usefull like rusted out old 12v sockets etc and filled about 87 useless holes and painted the consel then i had to build a light stand for a couple deck lights and the anchor light and external vhf...
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    Garmin 74DV - 549.99 Sale

    Its still in the box
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    Offshore Most dangerous offshore experience

    Years ago i was offshore fishing alone for spot prawns on my 30' seaway , i had just pulled a set and was in the process of resetting one canyon over, a prawn set concisse of a 2000' up line connected to an anchor and about a 3000' foot ground line to which you attatch about 30 prawn traps with...
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    Looking for 60-115hp outboard

    I have a late 90s johnson 48 hp fresh water use only with all the controls two stroke im asking $1200 for if your interested
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    CA Big Game Draw Results

    Got A16 which is x9a archery and my buddy got G6 which hes been tryin for 12 years to get
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    Garmin 74DV - 549.99 Sale

    Will do
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    Garmin 74DV - 549.99 Sale

    I saw the garmins at the fred hall show and liked the fact that they didnt have touch screens, i prefer buttons and knobs , my last sounder was an echotec with a 10" screen and it only had three knobs and it was the best sounder i have ever had , very easy to use and i could read the bottom all...
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    Garmin 74DV - 549.99 Sale

    Thanks for the tip Ryan, im having a hard time finding a bad review on this product , every review seems pretty positive so i just ordered one from west marine , im about 80 miles from the nearest store and im too busy for a 160 mile round trip si i did it over the phone........ Thanks again
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    Garmin 74DV - 549.99 Sale

    Dont want anything i have to go to night school to learn how to operate, so ease of operation is a plus , also would like to know if it has sea temp , and if anyone has had problems with this unit or warrenty isues
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    Garmin 74DV - 549.99 Sale

    H how good is this unit anyone know ?
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    New 1st time Boat Owner - What should I do to better be prepared?

    Lots of good points here to pay attentinon to , also learn how to navagate , how to read a chart and how to use a set of parellel rules. Also how to read a compass and what happens to that compass when you set a pair of pliers and your keys next to it. Dont just relay on that new electronic...
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    How many of you tow with a 1/2 ton truck?

    I tow a 22' boat that weighes 4300 lbs that includes the trailer with a ford f150 4x4 that has 265000 miles on it 170 mile round trip to the ocean with a 5000' elevation change and it gets me there and back
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    FS Proteus 76XH and Torium 30HG - Older International 50W

    I will take the 50 w call me to arrange payment 16615655975 thanks
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    Yankee jigs

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    Yankee jigs

    Dont know who leadmaster is ? There are some being made by someone but they are very small like only 1/2 oz
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    Yankee jigs

    Yes bought some last year and the feathers were eaten up by mites
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    Yankee jigs

    Yes like those thanks
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    Yankee jigs

    any one know where i could find some old 1.5 oz yankee jigs ? The old blue/white or green/yellow bonita feathers
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    Pilot housece

    Well a while back i picked up a used boat its a 22' privateer center consel , put a better motor on it , new radio etc. I would like to put a dog house pilot house where the center consel is but i barley have time to go fishing with the schudual i have , besides working almost full time I'm also...
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    otter off La Jolla

    Also saw one in malibu about 20 years ago . That transplant of otters to nic back in the day was not too bright. You cant put a bunch of otters where guys are trying to make a living on urchins and lobsters and not expect most of them to die of lead poisining
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    Boat yard in Ensenada

    Just remember that you are talking about going to a forine country that you are not a citizen of and you dont have any rights there. Just to save a few dollars you might loose it all. Last time i went to mexico i was pursuid by a mexican navy gun boat , i was faster than they were and outran them.
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    Offshore Swimming?

    Jumped in many times off shore , even at night to clear a prop mid channel with no light and by myself
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    LA boat show

    went to the boat show yesterday , mostly ski boats and jet skis
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    Weather App

    Thanks
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    1974 28' Tollycraft Fly Bridge

    Our family had the tollycraft dealership in marina del rey for many years , they are good well built boats. good luck with the new boat!
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    Weather App

    Does any one know of a good marine weather app for an I phone? looking for from concepyion to mex border
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    anyone have any issues with fish and game

    the land was not fenced , posted , or cultivated
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    anyone have any issues with fish and game

    you might have been an honest one i do not know, there was a fish and game cop that gave me a trespass hunting ticket 35 years ago , I shot an archery bear that ran 200 yards after the shot and died 40 yards onto private property, i shot the bear on national forest property legaly, went to court...
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    anyone have any issues with fish and game

    sorry to burst your nieve little bubble but fish cops do lie and this really did happen
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    anyone have any issues with fish and game

    Ive been a witness in two jury trials involving the dept. of fish and game and in both trials the officers lied through most of the court preceedings , in one trial they threatened me as a witness in the parking lot with great bodily harm . One trial the charges were dismissed afteri made the...
  318. F

    For sale Johnson ocean runner 150 hp

    Here's a 2001 Johnson 150 hp two stroke ocean runner counter rotation outboard with a stainless four blade prop , it has a new lowerend installed by Ryan boats and the computer printout says there are under 500 hours on the power head , it comes with the oil tank and all the controls and wiring...
  319. F

    Rogue Waves

    i have seen three roague waves in the last 50 years off the calif coast ,one was on the catilina express 30 years ago , we were mid channel headed toward the istmas when the skipper throttled back and turned the boat due west into a 100 foot swell that came out of nowhere! it was big enough to...
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    EASY BUG LIMITS!!!

    Well 20 or so years ago when we had the last el niño most of the lobsters off Mexico marched up to the coast of southern calif trying to find cooler water , I was a commercial lobsterman then and fished SCI that year , we had the worst year ever out at the island but the guys on the coast slated...
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    EASY BUG LIMITS!!!

    I first did the hoop net thing 40years ago at the breakwall in MDR we were the only ones doing it back then and it was wide open ! Night after night we were the only ones out there and I'm not going to tell how many we caught ... Lol. 50 years ago as a kid we would spend at least a month over...
  322. F

    Rifle stock

    I'm trying to find an aftermarket rifle stock for a interarms mark x Mauser in 270cal anyone here know who might make one ?
  323. F

    Am I Crazy?

    40 years ago I found an old 14' plywood skiff in the weeds by the Venice canals it was abandoned so I took it and fixed it up , put a 25 hp motor on it and took that thing all over the ocean many times to catilina, caught lots of fish in that thing including marlin and big sharks, I did it , you...
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    New Yamaha 200hp 4 cylinder

    Whats the price on these motors?
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    1970 boston whaler 17' montuck project for sale $950.00

    sorry Steve the whaler just sold , I do have two other boats that are for sale both are projects one is a 1968 17' glasspar that had an outdrive i took out and closed in the hole i was going to build into an hawaiian sport bridge with an outboard its on a good trailer with new wheel bearings...
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    1970 boston whaler 17' montuck project for sale $950.00

    I Have a 17' Whaler project for sale. Its just the bare hull with an over sized center console. I've done most of the grinding on the bottom of the hull and started the patching and re-glassing. This is an old navy boat and they used it for everything short of target practice. But it is...
  327. F

    84 Boston Whaler Revenge 25' WA cuddy w/trailer

    Pretty high profit margin when you only paid my Neice $2000 for the boat
  328. F

    Dove

    I know you have to be 150 yards from a building but does anyone know how far you have to be from a road ?
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    Walkaround Half Cab Build

    Tell them to shut up and go get a job
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    First archery buck

    Any deer with a bow is a good deer , you can't eat the horns
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    Archery bear hunt

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    Archery bear hunt

    Yep can't wait till next week maybe I'll try some trout fishing
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    Archery bear hunt

    Thanks it was one tough bear to put down
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    Archery bear hunt

    Ok I have tryed that and nothing happens , when I touch upload file this black box comes on the screen that says, upload a file (max 14. Mb) and on the far right there is a little white box that says , close , then in the middle of the box there are all these letters...
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    Archery bear hunt

    Pictures are on phone I can't look at pics and be on bd at the same time , the pics have no URL number next to them , I have no idea how all this shit works the dumb asses that invented all this computer crap didn't bother to include an instruction manual ???
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    Archery bear hunt

    Still makes no sense to me ??????
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    New Bobcat Ban

    yes last year a trapper friend of mine was in the area and shared some bobcat with us on the BBQ it was great!! we all went back for seconds
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    Archery bear hunt

    Thanks yea I have a couple of cool pics and wish I could figure out how to post them
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    Archery bear hunt

    Well I went to the upload a file button but all I see is a bunch of three letter sequences that don't make any sense to me , I have pics on my phone and I can text them but I don't know how on this site
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    New Bobcat Ban

    This is what happens when the people in charge are anti hunting fishing and trapping
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    Archery bear hunt

    Well it's been a good week last weekend went out and slated a bunch of yellowfin tuna , and yesterday I got a nice 400lb black bear for the archery opener .
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    which GPS unit

    Thought ab Thought about going to bass pro tomorrow and picking up a Garmin 20 for $199 and a onx map chip for $99
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    Offshore 8-10 277 Equals BOATRIDE. 150 Saves The Day

    Can't wait to get the boat done and in the water, if one of those sport boats tries to squeeze me off fish I will spend the rest of the day making sure they don't catch anything
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    which GPS unit

    Thanks will do
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    X9a

    Be careful which guide service, Two years ago we hired mammoth pack station to take us into the back country for x9a opener they charged us $1200 and took us on a 9 hour horse ride with pack mules (didn't let us have any food or water the entire 9 hours!) and dropped us off right over the hill...
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    which GPS unit

    Im looking to buy a gps unit this year for hunting the kind that will have the property boundrys on it so i don't get a ticket for trespass hunting . One that is very simple to use with not a lot of featuries on it . the more things they put on these electronic gizmoes the more complicated they...
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    18' Westcoaster for sale

    Hi Jim, that whaler i got last week the guy posted it at 10;00pm i saw it at 10:05 called him and I was up at his place at 9:00 am the next morning with cash in hand , while we were loading the boat his phone kept ringing with all these other guys that wanted the boat ! (where can you find a 17...
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    Looking for skiff

    thanks Jim , we just picked up a 1996 17' boston whaler (no engine or trailer ) from ventura for $650 , were going to start putting it together this weekend
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    Looking for skiff

    Hi Jim , sounds like something he's looking for , give me a call or text a pic. Thanks, Gordon 1661 565 5975
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    Looking for skiff

    My son has a late 90s 48 hp Johnson out board and the boat we bought it for had a rotten transom so we trashed the boat and now we are looking for another skiff something like 15 to 18 foot with a good transom with or without a trailer , any body have one sitting out back they might want to sell?
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    elliott yachts

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    Offshore fishing report

    thanks for your imput, nice pic of all those yellows crowding the deck, sounds like you had a great trip that day! trying to find a boat with less people is not easy so i bought a used 25 foot whaler yesterday , it needs to be dialed in before i start taking it off shore , spent a few hours on...
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    Offshore fishing report

    Hey Alby , you got that one guy his name is Sarge , he's a stand up guy and didn't take part in any of the hollering , I just pulled the trigger on a 1988 25 foot boston whaler revenge an hour ago , new fuel tanks, new powerhead etc . its in a slip in redondo when i get it dialed in your welcome...
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    Offshore fishing report

    nope i don't want to use paragraphs
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    Offshore fishing report

    ok sounds good call me with the details 16615655975
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    Offshore fishing report

    i was a little bit before that , about 59 till the late 60s , started at 5 years old my mom would drop me off for the day or when she couldn't drive me id hitch hike , always got a ride the world was a lot different back then , used to love catching the 7-11 perch , caught most of my first real...
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    Offshore fishing report

    thanks Alby for the advice , I've been a commercial fisherman most of my life and i look at this cattle boat fishing from that perspective maybe thats the problem , my thought is the best way to catch a fish on a boat load of people is to have your line in the water with the best bait possible...
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    Offshore fishing report

    i was that one guy ,I'm usually in the 20% that catch 80% of the fish , I've been fishing for 57 years , just not latley
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    Offshore Incredible! Caught a 45 lb BFT in Oside Harbor! Highlight Video

    that could be possible , a guy caught a 100 lb tuna in b basin in marina del rey about 30 years ago
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    Offshore fishing report

    hey Alby how are ya haven't talked to you in years , you working for Larry now? Baywitch here, ya i was already to yank one off the pinicules on wednesday but nothing bit?? ok I've caught hundreds of thousands of fish , so tell me whats the secret to having that yellow tail eat your bait and not...
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    Offshore fishing report

    thanks jeff i should have a new boat by then jus thought id get something going for the weekend
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    Offshore fishing report

    you know way back when i took a buddy of mine jeff out on the seaway for a little fun fishing , we got into a wfo bite on bonito and yellows , we both had identical rods reel line and hooks both were fishing choves and i caught 14 fish and he didn't even get bit! so i said it must be your pole...
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    Offshore fishing report

    well jeff maybe i will take you up on your offer. Ill pay for all fuel and bait give me a call 1661 565 5975
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    Offshore fishing report

    nice pic ! saw that 10 miles out side of castle rock (san clemente island) once about 20 years ago , a half mile squaie of solid yellow fin tuna boiling all around my boat and i was the only one there.........lol
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    Offshore fishing report

    well when you have 25 baits in the water on 25 hooks all looking about the same the fish just didn't choose mine,it happens oh well no big deal. i tried it all , casting the latest yellow jigs off the bow , casting my bait out past the pack , etc . some times you just don't get um. (...
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    Offshore fishing report

    hey capt j grey fuck you
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    Offshore fishing report

    thank you for the offer but I'm going to go buy my own boat
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    Offshore fishing report

    hey salty dog whats your phone number ? address ? you own a boat? where do you keep it ?
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    Offshore fishing report

    I've been looking at the reports and for every guy that happens to be lucky enough to catch a tuna or yellow tail there are hundreds of other fisherman who don't !!
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    Offshore fishing report

    sure I've given that some thought , I have always succeded in every fishery I've participated in , I've not only put food on my table but thousands of other peoples table as well, on this trip i had a line in the water 95% of the time trolled all the way over , always had a fresh bait in the...
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    Offshore fishing report

    i wouldn't do that , my last boat a 30 foot seaway cost me $18000 and i caught over a million dollars worth of seafood with it , was able to pay cash for my house
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    Offshore fishing report

    i don't know how good this season is , I've been on 2 overnight trips and this one day trip for a total cash out lay of about $650 (took my son once) and so far i have not brought home any fish ! not one fucking fish !!! the only reason i fish is to eat them! I'm totally done with cattle boats ...
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    Offshore fishing report

    yes stayed at the bank for about 4 hours caught 1 on jig and the rest on deans 29 yellows nice size
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    Offshore fishing report

    went fishing on the indian out of redondo yesterday , went out to the farnsworth bank ,the crossing was nice but i did have to dodge some of the younger generation as they puked over the side.one kid decides the best place to puke is all over the galley floor. i trolled a tuna feather for the...
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    Fish for sale?

    After spending hundreds on sport boats and a lot more on buying two boats that need a lot of work before they are ready to fish , working full time and I'm also in the process of building a house I think I would rather just buy some fresh fish . Does anyone have a commercial license that would...
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    Freedom out of 22 nd st

    Hey do you work for 22nd st landing? your attitude sure sounds like it! I haven't fished on a sport boat for 50 years since my father took me on an overnighter out of Pedro and I won the jackpot with a 78 lb white seabass. He passed away recently so i dusted off his old tackle box , rebuilt his...
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    Freedom out of 22 nd st

    Went on the freedom Sunday to SCI what a waste of $350 total spent for my son and I , caught one calico before the sun came up then with all the rude people and the deck hands that kept crowding me out of a place to fish I cut off my hook and put the pole in the rack and gave up. Why is it that...
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    Seals at SI launch ramp need to go!

    50 years ago when we went on the half day boat the deckhand would jump on the roof of the wheel house with his rifle and shoot the seals when they tryed to steal our catch ! And he was a damn good shot !
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    Quality Rods , Reels , Tackle . Great Prices ONLY 5 RODS +4 REELS LEFT

    hi id like to buy the penn 4/0 give me a call i can swing by after work today 1661 565 5975
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    Bonita jigs

    thanks for the offer but I'm going to hold out for some yankee jigs
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    Bonita jigs

    Looking for some old 1.5 oz. Yankee jigs / Bonita feathers. Anyone have any they would like to sell ?
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    Ok, tag soup check in thread

    Filled both AO and d13 tags but ate my bear tag again this year
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    Ok, tag soup check in thread

    Filled both AO and d13 tags but ate my bear tag again this year
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    WTB 40-60hp 20" shaft, electric start, outboard

    I've got a mid 90 s 48 hp Johnson fresh water motor low hours with all the controls and wiring harness for $1200
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    Have 2 100+ yds of fiberglass cloth

    Thank you , give me a call and we'll go from there 1661 565 5975
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    Have 2 100+ yds of fiberglass cloth

    I'll take 20 yards of each if you still have it and will ship to me
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    Another project 20 ft Wilson

    Yea Josh it's me , how the heck are you, give me a call 1661 565 5975
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    Another project 20 ft Wilson

    built a pilothouse 20' lobster skiff 30 years ago the deck was 6" above the water line and the transum cut out was 32" wide with two stern boxes on either side and i cut it out for a 25" shaft out board and i took this thing all over the ocean , catilina , sbi , nicolas,sci and filled it up with...
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    Bow hunting Malibu

    Just got my tags an AO and a D-13 , Years ago i used to hunt early season A zone in malibu in july,its a good place to hunt early season out of the heat. Does anyone still hunt there? Is it still legal to hunt in Malibu? They now have the malibu mountain conservencey , Does that make it illegle...
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    Radon 24 V drive project

    hello ed yea ronnie peacock owned that boat for a while he fished bugs out at sbi slept on that thing for a week at a time , and oh yea i think rickys boat the st peater used to be my old boat the Baywitch i fished for 10 years out at san cleminti island for bugs