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  1. Albrektsen

    Shimano TN30A and Calstar GF100J custom

    TN30 sold GF100J Available
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    Shimano TN30A and Calstar GF100J custom

    Albrektsen submitted a new listing: Shimano TN30A and Calstar GF100J custom - Shimano TN30A and Calstar GF100J custom Learn more about this listing...
  3. Shimano TN30A and Calstar GF100J custom

    Southern California Shimano TN30A and Calstar GF100J custom

    Custom GF100J new shrink handle and refreshed flexcoat Fuji Alconite Guide with split wraps Handle reel seat area includes reinforced core for clamping strength TN30A with orig box Works great, has usual blemishes $550 or split, $275 each, firm. Note, for Tue 7.13.21, I will be out fishing...
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    calstar grafighter 100J custom wrap, calstar cod rod

    Albrektsen submitted a new listing: calstar grafighter 100J custom wrap, calstar cod rod - calstar grafighter 100J custom wrap, calstar cod rod Learn more about this listing...
  5. calstar cod rod $100

    Southern California calstar cod rod $100

    Calstar Cod Rod Dont remember the model, but 6'6" in length, custom wrapped in rockfish colors. Tuna cord handle once used with rail plate Rigid bend profile $100 -Kirk San Diego off the 56 858-775-2510
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    SS rear four blade for VP 290?

    call the prop shop in Mukileto WA. He has A series sets and SS too, but the SS sets are not his fav, lower performance...."like a club" going thru water
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    Fulton 2500lb. drop leg trailer jack

    bought new at west marine 11/23, like new, paid $130 OTD. Model HD25000101 https://www.fultonperformance.com/products/trailer-jacks/marine-utility-jacks/marine-and-recreational-trailer-jack/USX3uVM!Va5em6WJtKYKoH%7Ct6v9!C%7CoaSHN70js7TuA= $90 with box and all hardware
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    2017 Ranger Bay

    I am happy with the sales price
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    2017 Ranger Bay

    Thanks for looking, boat is sold
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    2017 Ranger Bay

    Thanks, Mattanza! it is very clean. I have an offer and deposit in hand with a sea trial saturday. Will leave this post as for sale until I receive final funds
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    2017 Ranger Bay

    $65250.00 OBO
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    Diesel Mechanic in San Diego - Volvo authorized

    I am sharing my experiences about and with the mechanic whom I have used off and on (boat dependent) since 2004. The name of the company is Cogswell Marine and Motorsports. I am not affiliated with nor have I received preferential treatment from this company. My experiences are for three boats...
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    2017 Ranger Bay

    OK, dumb question case anyone is browsing, what the hell is a "bump" and why or how do it? I guess in 17 years you would think the need would have come up before
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    2017 Ranger Bay

    Thanks! I am sure costs have gone up since I had work done, so in the interest of not speaking on behalf of Chingon, probably best you speak to the shop directly.
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    2017 Ranger Bay

    On hand are new seat cushion head rests, the port one lifted off the screws, replacements were sent by Ranger
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    2017 Ranger Bay

    2017 Bay Ranger 2350 FROM THE RANGER WEBSITE In the Ranger® 2350, where there’s not plush, hand-built marine-grade seating, there’s wide-open deck space and storage that’s made with hardcore anglers in mind. If you’re planning a day of relaxing, removable bow cushions add seating options or you...
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    Wanted bay bass boat: 21’-23’

    Repo805, Just now thinking of getting the boat listed, as I told Tre Gueros on text last night, I see used 2350's on various sites for sale into the $70K+ range, as high as $79K. Wouldnt that be great! I expect realistically these are in the $60's. As for my boat, i can confidently say its...
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    Wanted bay bass boat: 21’-23’

    Shewillbemine....not sure if your question above is for Kirk, in any event, Tres Gueros, feel free to call if you have questions. looks like this https://www.rangerboats.com/saltwater/bay-ranger/bay-series/2350/gallery.html
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    Wanted bay bass boat: 21’-23’

    I have a 2016 Ranger 2350 with Verado 4 stroke 250, with 250 hours, Simrad EVO3 12" with side and standard chirp, VHF, T-top, 112lb trolling motor, blue sea add a batt systems, Minn Kota chargers for all batts, bluetooth/amfm radio, serviced exactly as per the book, with full cover on aluminum...
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    NEW Shimano Stella 18000, used Shimano Terez TZS 78H Black

    sweet deal, and I have seen this rod and reel, perfect condition
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    Farallon 2600 Walk Around Pilot House 26' Diesel D4-260 Volvo

    Sorry for late reply, but no, not interested in a partial trade. The boat is sale pending, deposit and sea trial done, waiting on mechanic. Thanks for the interest from all BD members!
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    Farallon 2600 Walk Around Pilot House 26' Diesel D4-260 Volvo

    It's shiny, dialed-in and bad ass! Oh, and fast too.....37mph! And at 30MPH, burns 10 GPH.
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    Farallon 2600 Walk Around Pilot House 26' Diesel D4-260 Volvo

    they come straight drive, just buy a new one for $150K :fighting0061:
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    Farallon 2600 Walk Around Pilot House 26' Diesel D4-260 Volvo

    Hi Rick, Thanks for liking the boat....had it detailed today, holy crap does it look nice! Kirk
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    Farallon 2600 Walk Around Pilot House 26' Diesel D4-260 Volvo

    2005 Farallon 2600 Walk Around Pilot House - Turn key tuna ready Furuno Navnet 48 mile color radar/MAP, FCV587 1Kw sounder, Simrad AP, Lewmar Windlass,50 Gal Offshore bait tank, VHF, giant fish hold, 16 overhead rod holders, 4 bait tank holders, 4 on the rails. etc Volvo Penta D4 260 Diesel...
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    Seeking cool fisherman for San Diego offshore and inshore islands when appropriate

    Hi Guys, I just dropped my boat for service (put 275 hours since October). Also, kids back to school this week, so with these two things in mind, I am going to chill out for a week to 10 days, then get back at it. Send me a PM with your phone number. Kirk
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    Seeking cool fisherman for San Diego offshore and inshore islands when appropriate

    Thanks for the replies, emails and BD messages. I think I have responded to all, and spoke to may of you. K
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    Seeking cool fisherman for San Diego offshore and inshore islands when appropriate

    Hey Fellas, Kirk here, almost a SD Native, 48 years old (and a dad), non smoker and prefer non smoking, easy going types on the boat. No offense, but not interested to invite the guy who gets on the radio and spouts off about how everyone else sucks and a fights a brewin cause you got too close...
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    Parker 2520 Repower With D4-225

    Hi Fish Magnet. I use Cogswell too...saw your boat down there while I had some work done on my Farallon. Just a thought, I wonder if you will see an increase in economy once the motor is broken in? My 26' Farallon with a D4 260 cruises at 3MPG while running 21-26MPH, that's with gear and guys...
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    SOLD Mercury Enertia propeller 15P 48-898990

    Used propeller with less than 50 hours, swapped to a smaller pitch and have no need for an extra prop. No dings or dents. Very excellent condition. Includes Mercury Flo-Torq II, 835257K 1 Hub Assembly Kit, of which, the thrust washer, nut and clip are new (used the one on my boat). The Hub...
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    Xantrex XM1000 Pro Series Inverter brand new $200

    Brand new inverter, as described below. I bought it in November for my new boat, but it turns out a generator is a better option for me as I have an already installed shore power inlet and AC wiring in place. This unit is $289 at West marine. Brand new, in box, perfect condition and unused...
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    FCC Ship Station Lic and Radio Op Permit internation

    Perhaps this thread should be moved or copied, wasnt sure of best forum. FYI, for those of us that fish in international waters (Mex) and use a VHF Radio with MMSI/DSC, technically speaking, we are required by the FCC to have Ship Station License and Radio Op Permit, which also includes a...
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    Offshore 43 to SW of 371. Total Epic Ending

    Well Done... And a reminder regarding Dorado, as I have been checked, but was within the law... 2 Dorado count as 5 fish kept in Mexican waters and no more than 5 of any one species and 10 total fish.
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    Best in class Parker 2110

    Sold, thanks for the interest.
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    Best in class Parker 2110

    I was out of town, sorry for the late reply. I have taken a deposit on the boat and sea trial is tomorrow. I assume it will be sold, but will know for sure tomorrow about this time.
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    Best in class Parker 2110

    Updated pictures are on this ad: http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/boa/5154360776.html Thanks for kind words!
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    Best in class Parker 2110

    Hey Bobby, Thanks!! I spared no expense and enjoyed every moment of the work...I am a perfectionist and love working on boats. Check out the PDF on the above message. Kirk
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    Best in class Parker 2110

    Thanks....see attached items which were upgraded in the past 6 months...pretty much everything.
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    Best in class Parker 2110

    Thanks, and yes, Opti's are high pressure direct inject two stroke. Sometimes in life, things come up that make you think about stuff in a different way than you had in the past. Anyway, the boat is sweet, I will post to other sales channels soon, thought I would put it here first....
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    Best in class Parker 2110

    Things come up, in this case, major family health issues. I need to sell the boat I just put together and I am sure there isn't a better equipped Parker 21 in the area. 2001 Parker 2110 with 7' V-Berth, that's whats cool about the walk around. And same exact hull as the 2120. 2012 Mercury...
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    Hello, I am considering buying a Farallon 2300 . Would you be willing to chat on the phone...

    Hello, I am considering buying a Farallon 2300 . Would you be willing to chat on the phone about your boat? I would like to hear from actual owners about their experiences. Kirk 858-775-2510 San Diego
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    6/13 150 to Cat

    Thank you!
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    6/13 150 to Cat

    Thanks...and for confirmation, is the front side of cat known as the weather side? Or is it backwards and its lee side, seeing that its the front based on the approach direction from the coast?
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    SD local, yep. Catalina newbie, yep! Cat Suggestions

    Taking my boys to catalina this weekend to help a biologist with some bass studies. Leaving dana point friday early, fish across and back on Monday (fish home too). In between, my kids get college volunteer hours and father's day weekend on Catalina. I have never fished cat...generally...
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    6/13 150 to Cat

    I am taking my kids to Cat this coming weekend to help a biologist with some bass studies. They get volunteer hours for their college app and a cool trip, Fri-Monday. Launching from Dana Pt. I have never fished cat, can you point me in a good direction (where were you:-) ) Kirk Out
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    la Jolla-June 13th

    for water 64.9, how far did you make it? I talked to a person today who fished the 182 and 9, saw 69deg water.
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    Offshore South 9 mile bank 6-11-15

    thanks for the details!
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    To la jolla and back (a Halibut Hobbit story, part 2, redemption)

    Agreed! Is your cell still the same, 760-402-9xxx
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    To la jolla and back (a Halibut Hobbit story, part 2, redemption)

    Dave, Ian's dad as in Nico's pal Ian from Tierrasanta? Jim! Sup!! You still building guns and boats these days? My parker is a 2001, 21' walk around...whacked my head one too many times on my old Osprey pilot house door. I pretty much took everything apart and refitted the boat and added a...
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    Will do!

    Will do!
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    To la jolla and back (a Halibut Hobbit story, part 2, redemption)

    pretty sweet to watch kids pull on a nice fish, all on their own. As good (better really) than catching it yourself. I have put these guys on YFT, BFT, YT, HALI and the next on the list is WSB. They were too young to fish the squid stuff at night from a couple years ago. I found some pretty...
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    To la jolla and back (a Halibut Hobbit story, part 2, redemption)

    pretty sweet to watch kids pull on a nice fish, all on their own. As good (better really) than catching it yourself. I have put these guys on YFT, BFT, YT, HALI and the next on the list is WSB. They were too young to fish the squid stuff at night from a couple years ago. I found some pretty...
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    Hey Phat Boat

    Nice! My kids were getting nervous we wouldnt catch as we saw you guys get your first phish and we hadnt even been bit. Patience, I told them.
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    To la jolla and back (a Halibut Hobbit story, part 2, redemption)

    Quick report Took both boys for a Memorial Day Halibut seeking mission (Thanks to all those who made it possible, great country and happy memorial day). We took only three rods, one for each, rigged for Hali and nothing else. We werent gonna deviate. Left MB at 8AM, arrived in LJ after...
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    LJ to the north nine and back (a Hobbit Story)

    Thanks for the feedback! I always hope for good info and in turn, will put out what I do. But you're right, often people post like this is the day before the cuban missile crisis.
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    LJ to the north nine and back (a Hobbit Story)

    Quick report took my 15 year old son and Left the ramp in MB at 630, not 10 minutes after the wind started blowing. Our destination was originally the 182 and south, aborted, and made for LJ. Looked for YT, found one spot early outside NW on a mter mark, no biters. Worked the slow troll and...
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    Hello, I am looking for similar aged, cool people to fish on my boat, 21 Parker 2110 DVWA with...

    Hello, I am looking for similar aged, cool people to fish on my boat, 21 Parker 2110 DVWA with everything. I am local to SD, very avid angler. Thought I would start with the BD crew...hope all is well but not sure if youre still seeking boats to go fishin on.... Kirk
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    Out front of Mission Bay 05/17/2015

    are you finding more bites occur when the tide shifts from low towards high, or the other way around? I am working my halibut skill (not really skill yet). Kirk
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    Nados Sunday, smaller yellas. wind and mex navy

    Chris, I have the same theory in mind about paperwork and the Mex Navy having the info prior to arriving in the area. I was 500 yards from the first skiff checked at South Island and they went right by me. We'll see if at some point I get checked.
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    Nados Sunday, smaller yellas. wind and mex navy

    Quick report, islands windy yesterday, tough conditions for small yellows and bonita. Sardines at pukey 64deg water. Lots of people on the radio, esp when the Mex Navy rolled up from the south...watched them check a skiff at the light house at South Island. That boater dearted the area after...
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    Parker info wanted: 2100, 2120, 2110, 2310, 2320 prop/motor = WOT RPM

    The MPH in column 3 should be GPH.
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    Parker info wanted: 2100, 2120, 2110, 2310, 2320 prop/motor = WOT RPM

    THanks! I had the throttle/shift cables adjusted (at the motor) and tested again. With bait tank full (40 gal) +25 gal fuel and me, hit 5680RPM at 40MPH, so an improvement. Mechanic said it's possible things were out of adjustment. Anyway, 5680 RPM with a 15P prop, so 1 pitch smaller and I...
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    Parker info wanted: 2100, 2120, 2110, 2310, 2320 prop/motor = WOT RPM

    Sunset has one and I have an appointment for the 6th...thanks.
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    Parker info wanted: 2100, 2120, 2110, 2310, 2320 prop/motor = WOT RPM

    Motor is at proper height (same as old motor, 2nd hole) and I confirmed with Parker and West Coast marine. Compression tomorrow, as well as checking computer and fuel pull. dyno in SD? Know anybody? My RPM/Speed and pitch on a web based calculator and by a ex-Merc prop specialist shows 7.3%...
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    Can I Compete with Sport Boats Sonar?

    Just put a new Furuno FCV587 (8" standalone 1kW sounder) and 1kW FLUSH transducer in my Parker. GPS/plotter is HDS7m Touch (GPS plotter only). After having furuno and lowrance combo units (including Lowrance's Side Structure Scan) in previous boats, I love having separate units with a 8" color...
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    Parker info wanted: 2100, 2120, 2110, 2310, 2320 prop/motor = WOT RPM

    no bracket, right on the transom. forgot to mention, the previous motor was a 200 two stroke HPDI Yamaha (year 2001) with 875 hours. It had the same pitch prop and that motor hit 5400 RPM, right in the correct location for a 1.87 geared motor.
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    Parker info wanted: 2100, 2120, 2110, 2310, 2320 prop/motor = WOT RPM

    Hi Guys! I have a 2110 which has been updated with my existing (new in2012, now 275 hrs) Merc OptiMax 175 Pro XS (per merc, this is a 190HP motor). My RPM at WOT with a 15 x 15P Enertia SS prop is 5425-5460 with speed of 38.1. Just hung the motor on the boat (on the 2nd hole from the top)...
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    Yamaha Outboard Motor 200HP HPDI Z200 Oil injected 2-Stroke

    I have heard the same thing from other members and mechanics! Forgot my number 858-775-2510
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    Yamaha Outboard Motor 200HP HPDI Z200 Oil injected 2-Stroke

    Yamaha Outboard Motor 200HP HPDI Z200 Oil injected 2-Stroke, year 2000(04/2000). Sold new on my 2001 Parker 2110. Low documented hours (Mechaninc plugged in computer and boat hour meter were only 20 hours apart) motor reads 864 hours. NADA GUIDE value $3850-4350. The motor is presently on my...
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    How big is this Sea Bass?

    Gil....and that too :-)
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    How big is this Sea Bass?

    The fish was normal to above normal girth...thanks for the all the feedback, fun winter pol. The fish in my avatar pic was 40.2 and seemed way smaller. Kirk out...
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    How big is this Sea Bass?

    Ok, question...caught this a couple years ago, night bite, 12' leaky alum skiff off LJ, squid and a gatorade bottle float (ran outta other floats). My spring scale bottomed at 50, but when I weighed myself on the bath scale holding the fish, then subtracted, came to around 48-51 depending on...
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    Mobile mechaninc, SD/Mission Bay?Compression Check on Yam 200 HPDI 2 stroke

    Hi Folks! Just pulled the trigger on the 2110 Parker listed on this site...would like to have the compression checked and a mobile guy would be great, any suggestions? Or non-mobile Yamaha guy in the SD Bay/Mission Bay area? Kirk 858-775-2510
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    Coronados Yellows

    No mex navy - and I covered all of the islands. Didn't hear of them either. That said, I am getting pretty good at the paperwork routine.
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    Shooting a shotgun offshore?

    Anyone know the rule about shooting offshore? Specifically a shotgun with clays?
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    2001 Parker 2110

    Sent PM, may I see it today or tomorrow, 858-775-2510 Kirk
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    Hello, May I see your boat today or tomorrow? Kirk 858-775-2510

    Hello, May I see your boat today or tomorrow? Kirk 858-775-2510
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    Coronados Yellows

    Good one.... I should have ended my post with "Kirk, out!"
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    Coronados Yellows

    Short story, long day... Left shelter island at 600A, worked from north Island to South Kelp Ridge. Saw some yellows blow up at SKR, many bonita. Late in the day 3:00, headed to the weather side of North Island for two YT, weighed at 19 and 22lbs. Both the Mission Belle and San Diego were...
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    10/17 Friday afternoon yellows at La Jolla

    Thanks...making a point to provide detailed reports. I have always thought the idea of this board was to help each anglers catch fish.
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    10/17 Friday afternoon yellows at La Jolla

    Buddy Jason and I went out this afternoon, from 2-6PM, went 5 for 6 on YT in LJ. Missed a few others, one on flylined sardine, one surface iron and the rest Yo-Yo. 120' of water, sonar marks between the Half and RoadHole (ENE of Northwest). As you come into 85' of water, kelp starts. Fished...
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    Offshore 302 Tuna 32.24.445 117.34.417

    Short story...cleaning up still... Took my 12 and 15 year old boys to the 302 area, exactly as noted above. 7 YFT and a YT, but left them biting cuz we intended to only keep two each...or so :-). Thanks to C-Note for waving us close to his stern. Just a couple miles NE of the area above...
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    Greg Trompas helps recover my stolen boat

    Well, update on the goings on... Many people have seen the boat on the street, just wish that there were some on the water reports. The boat is at Anglers Marine getting a complete check up. My insurance claim is opened and I have started the long process of rebuilding the little odds...
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    Greg Trompas helps recover my stolen boat

    Hi fellas! Thanks for kind words. Yea, there was a trailer lock. And a code operated locked gate. So inside job or a "friend of a friend" thing.
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    Greg Trompas helps recover my stolen boat

    May 24, 2013 Kirk Albrektsen 1:30PM, I arrived at Scripps Mesa Storage in San Diego, a security gate controlled storage lot. Upon arrival to my designated storage space I found my Sea Pro SV2100CC fishing boat and trailer missing, all that remained were the yellow wheel chocks. Immediately...
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    Skipjack Boat - Divorce Sale

    Looking for a 30gal offshore baittank...with the 16x26 foot print. Will buy you a brand new larger tank or pay equal money to new tank.
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    2004 Johnson 175HP 2 stroke

    2004 Johnson 175HP, 25" shaft in excellent condition. Complete service last June with receipts from Certified Johnson/Evinrude mechanic - nothing needs to be done. Runs, starts, performs flawless. Motor hood has Evinrude labeling, is only strike. Motor presently on boat, can run/test in and out...
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    115P Outboard Motor, Johnson year 2005 Ocean Pro

    2005 Johnson Ocean Pro 115HP, 2 Stoke :2gunsfiring_v1: , 25" shaft. I just purchased a boat which is currently powered by this motor. I am selling as I have a larger motor I am going to install on my boat. This motor was just evaluated (last week at time I purchased the boat) by Johnson...
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    90hp-150hp 2 stroke

    I have a 2005 johnson 115HP, Ocean Pro. Long Shaft, 25". Just had it reviewed by Boat Depot (Johnson Dealer) and all is perfect. May include prop...call me if interested in more details. This motor has 475 hours, even compression (150, 150, 145, 150), lower unit tested. Clean and in...
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    SeaPro SV2100 bay boat

    Hello! Do you still have you bay boat for sale? If yes, can you call me? 858 576 9994 or mobile, 858 775 2510 Kirk
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    another fish processing question

    I posted the comparison....
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    Fish Processing: Side by Side results WFSM vs. 5 Star

    Sorry for the delay....Kids, work...well anyway: The results for the yellowtail are as follows: I told Mike at WFSF that I was interested in a nice result and he had his guy quarter the fish and as a result there was NO bloodline or dark meat. The fillets were packaged in what I considered...
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    Fish Processing: Side by Side results WFSM vs. 5 Star

    yes, I made it known to each that I was splitting the fish between them. I paid .10lb for WFSF and .60lb for 5 Star. I will post a full report tomorrow but after picking my 5 Star order all looks good.
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    Fish Processing: Side by Side results WFSM vs. 5 Star

    Ok, here is the deal. I returned from a 10 day on Oct 4th. I had Mike process 220lbs of RSW Yellowtail, 4 FROZEN Bigger YFTs, 2 RSW Dorado. The yellowtail was done the SAME DAY, double bagged and quartered. This means no blood line. The quality was PERFECT. The Tuna was defrosted after a day and...
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    Suggestions on Clothing and the little things for a 10 Day

    Thanks all...and Paul, yep...It's me, I will PM you! What a small world, say HI to Orozco for me...! Can you loan me your Squidder? Kirk
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    Suggestions on Clothing and the little things for a 10 Day

    Hey! Alrighty, without bringing too much crap, I was thinkin a good thread would be the things people have found useful on 10 day trips....the little things that make it more comfortable. For some of you...a favorite blankie, for others a bottle of Tequila...whatever works. My main question is...
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    fish processing?

    I ran into Mike at the docks today, without prompting I told him I was coming back on 10/4...."how much per pound?" I asked.... His answer "$.10 per pound." I put my name on his sheet, I will be first in and first out. Done Deal. 'nuf said. Kirk
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    fish processing?

    Major difference in price, does that yield a different product? I am doing a 9/24-10/4 on the RRIII, called and arranged a pick up by 5 star before reading this post! WTF. Anyway, like all else in life nothing is free. Are there really no diffs in quality, handling and finished product...
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    Nasty Weather out.....

    1.5 day charter on the Daiwa Pacific, Fished Sat, back this morning....Blowing 20+ all day, by 4:00 whote caps blowing off the tops, 4-6 wind swell, close together....SHITTY. Fish as far as the 1010. 24 people- 2BFT, 2ALB, 6-7 Bones and 3 Yellows on Kelps (and I got all three yellow, musta been...
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    Cowboy smarts

    A West Texas cowboy was herding his cows in a remote pasture when suddenly a brand-new BMW advanced out of a dust cloud towards him. The driver, a young man in a Brioni suit, Gucci shoes, Ray Ban sunglasses and YSL tie, leans out the window and asks the cowboy, "If I tell you exactly how many...
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    Borrow a 50s or 50 SW, exchange for my gear

    Hey fellas! Going on a 10 day trip on the RRIII, late september. You would think an ex tackle store manager would still have a 50 two speed...not. I have a 30S (OR other stuff) that I would be willing to let you borrow in exchange for the use of your 50S or SW. My trip is Sep 24-Oct4...
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    Offshore Wahoo Confirmed!

    Freedivers speared a wahoo at the 302 many years ago, confirmed with photos. Kirk
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    Fri 8/5 Island Yellows

    Man are they good with Cajun Spice, blackened then set into a spoon full of creole sauce! Icy beer, spicy fish... damn good! Anyway, the water was 68-70 depending in Time of Day and area. Kirk
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    Fri 8/5 Island Yellows

    Started at Pukey, 6:30...lots of bait, current and conditions looked perfect. I had it to myself. While soaking a bait, turn around and see a huge spot of foaming yellows coming my way...Catch a 15lber on a Mint Tady C. While fighting the fish, a boat of free divers drive right over the fish...
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    Offshore 8/4 First Hand dock report, 6pak x 2 limits. One Stop

    Fueled the boat this afternoon at Dana, spoke to two different 6 pack charters who were fueling and off loading right next to me. Both had limits of albacore, some YFT, BFT and a couple dorado on one stop. They werent at the 390, wouldnt say exactly where they were, but they did say it is where...
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    Friday 6/10 La Jolla

    Left MB at 12:30, big close swell leaving the jetty. Got to LaJolla with a tank of sardine and mack, water was 68 deg., clean green but the current was going the wrong way. Goal today was slow troll macks and dines while looking for working birds. Damn, I fished hard for no yellow love. Did not...
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    La Jolla (2X) 5.26 & 5.27.5

    Thursday, water in La Jolla was crappy color and not worth the effort except for bass. How did the water look Friday....Clean, green, whatever? Kirk
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    La Jolla / New Boat 5/18

    I can vouch for Honor Marine, they installed my Furuno 1850WDF and ComNav pilot, I also bought from them. They didnt have heartburn putting in gear purchased form someone else? Kirk
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    10 footer debate.

    I wrapped a black blank, black perfections, cut a few inches from the butt. Cork taped, wrapped in four color fades on each guide. a killer looking and fishing jig stick, just a bit unweildy on my boat. Was perfect when I fished the sporties... Save you time and I can build an 8'6 model...
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    Bonito Spread

    I have tried skipjack sashimi, twice. I wont try it a third time. Both instances, the fish was fresh out of the water, iced,bled and sliced....They were greasy chewy bastards and even a keg of soy wouldnt have helped. I have been told they are good, but others on the boat agreed with me...
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    Offshore Sunday 1010 trip Aborted; Nasty Weather as of 8:55AM. Small Craft Advisory

    With visions of Big Eye Tuna dancing in our heads: 4 of us launched from Shelter Island near 3:00AM, and on the way to get bait, spoke to 4 boats about the weather. These 4 boats in the 30-40' class were 10 miles SW of the islands and were turning back!! Some said it was the first time in...
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    Offshore 9/7/04 D220, Airplane, and more

    How close to the 390 did you get before finding the porpoise and tuna? Kirk
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    Offshore Sat 9/4 Dorado at 371

    Short Story, two Dorado in the box, dumped 4 due to jumps, sharp teeth and kelp, but that's the way it goes. We left SI at 6:30PM Friday night, anchored at South Island with plans to get up and catch yellows till our arms fell off. However, with the South wind the previous day, the...
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    gass to desiel for skipjack

    I have had significant work done by the Cogswell crew, including a redo of a scew up by another mechaninc from another shop. I have been treated honestly and respectfully. Of significance, all work has been completed when promised, without exception. I can give more detail if needed. Kirk
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    Offshore Thur 7/1, Limits all bait, 32.00 117.34

    Weather was perfect and a great day on the water. As we approached the foamer, they rushed the boat, albies clean out of the water, pec fins wide! It was a sight. I started throwing 1's and 2's, my two passengers went bendo Right Now! I tossed a jig and put it in the holder......Bent. Look...
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    Offshore Thur 7/1, Limits all bait, 32.00 117.34

    Found a spot of albies coming out of the water...foaming! Limits for 3 and then Catch and Release, 14-27lbs 32.00 117.34 tp 117.38. Called in Bent Rod, I think they limied as well. 10 miles due easgt of 390. Kirj
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    Hydraulic Steering Noise, Volvo Penta 5.7Gi w DP

    I have done nothing since the weekend. i am going to sea trial my new Autopilot on Saturday, and snug up the belts. It was deflecting more than 1/2".
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    Hydraulic Steering Noise, Volvo Penta 5.7Gi w DP

    Motts, Engine is 1996, with 380 hours ( I bought the boat Jan 2003 with 170 hours) Belts look very, very good still, replaced by my mechanic last fall (Volvo Certified). I have replaced Alternator, Starter, Raw Water Impeller, and typical ignition system items. Since the noise only occurs...
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    Hyraulic Steering Noise, 5.7Gi w DP

    Hydraulic Steering Noise, Volvo Penta 5.7Gi w DP Hey... Out of curiosity, has anyone ever hear a loud squeel/chatter coming from what appears the belt driven pump for Hyd Steering fluid... Condition exists only at moderate to high RPM ( 2000-3600 ). Not the outdrive joints/bearings, they...
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    Hydraulic Steering Noise, Volvo Penta 5.7Gi w DP

    Hydraulic Steering Noise, Volvo Penta 5.7Gi w DP Hey... Out of curiosity, has anyone ever hear a loud squeel/chatter coming from what appears the belt driven pump for Hyd Steering fluid... Condition exists only at moderate to high RPM ( 2000-3600 ). Not the outdrive joints/bearings, they...
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    Near Limits YT, 5/28 Friday 371 area

    Hey fellas, On the last and only kelp, several gulls on it, made it easy to see in the slop. Also, a large group of smaller Turns working away from the paddy. Other than that, no birds on the breezers, which I found interesting. Most fish on the day were 10miles out from Islands...
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    Near Limits YT, 5/28 Friday 371 area

    Started off at N. Island for nothing, worked south to the Rpile, for nothing. Stayed in touch with “Damen” who was working near the 371. At 9:30 got called to a bite halfway between the Isalnds and the 371. 40 fish for the other boat, no name, 3 people released many and the school went down...
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    Friday 5/28 to RP, 425 Islands if needed

    Leaving 4:30 from SI, on 72. Kirk
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    Throwing Iron

    100J, cut to 9'6", 30# big game on an old Newell 338 (all alluminum bars, seat, handle)
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    Offshore Sat 5/15 182 and 181, Radio Fish @43 etc

    Short Version...I am falling asleep. No yellows, but lots of radio fish.. Left MB at 4:30, Temp 5miles E of the 182 was 66.5. As we crossed the spot temp dropped to 65. Worked several paddies for zip, continued up the bank to the 181, spent 6 hours over both areas for nothing. Found 7...
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    Friday 5/14 Local Banks 302, 371, 425 etc

    Well...I am on vacation next week ( Cabo ) and trying to massage my boss into letting me take Friday (may 14) off. If yes, then I could have 2 spots open. Potential departure SI, 4:00AM. Have the usual: Mex Lic, Gas Money, Bait Money, Future Repair Money, Past Repair Money....just kidding...
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    Point Loma 5/1

    I have seen several web sites state fill time should be 7-10 minutes. If the water is cold, 10 is OK, warmer with less O2 as fast as 7 minutes. Per Randy at Offshore Bait Tanks, his 30 Gal tank works perfect with a 500GPH pump, and I have his 45Gal with the 1100Gph Shurflo Bait Sentry, fills in...
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    LaJolla 4/30, Nice conditions, signs look good

    I decided for a solo trip this morning, so headed out of MB at 5:30, grabbed bait and made a dozen greenbacks at the jetty. No wind, almost no swell, nice conditions. Arrived at SW near 6:30 and went on to slow troll Mac’s for near 90 minutes. I Counted 20 yaks and half a dozen PB’s. Current...
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    Offshore Late Report: 371 Sat.

    ZMT, thanks for the post. We worked the same break from sunrise to 1:30PM, following it all the way up to the 302. Conditions there were the same, plenty of paddies, most of which were barren. Of note, as I was putting out the jigs near grey light just north of the 371, my guests asked me "what...