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  1. Atuna

    23 ft. Trailer

    Atuna submitted a new listing: 23 ft. Trailer - 23 ft. Trailer Learn more about this listing...
  2. Atuna

    Boat Jigs

    So, the topic of Boat (and Landing) Jigs came up and we were trying to see how many we could come up with. Most all made by Salas. This is what we came up with. Can you think of some others? Qualifier 105 Qualifier Baby Holiday (Tribute) Holiday Special Jr Holiday Special CP 105 (?) Amigo Cape...
  3. Atuna

    Brazing Manual

    If anyone is interested in the finer points and technical details of Silver brazing/soldering I've created a pdf of an old manual from Silvaloy. Looks to be from the 50's and contains just about everything you never needed to know about it. LOL! It's 50+ pages, so to big to post here... Enjoy!
  4. Atuna

    Manual Drag Override

    So, for those so inclined, how many pounds of drag do you believe you add to your existing drag when you put your fingers on the spool? No wrong answer here, as I said ..."believe you add". To keep everyone on the same page, let's say your fishing 100# string with drags set to 25# at strike.
  5. Atuna

    SD Long Range fishing highlighted in NY fishing podcast

    Interesting to listen to one of our favorite NY'ers John Nappo (JohnTFT) as the featured guest on a NY fishing podcast. John did a admirable job describing the San Diego long range experience. He discussed his recent 16 day trip on the Excel...
  6. Atuna

    R U Ready?

    Rumored to be around 200# of drag. Not a whole lot of rods out there that could handle "The Beast" I told it's shipping now. Got $1500.00 layin' around?
  7. Atuna

    Heads up! Cheap fishing rod dryers

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  8. Atuna

    Mattanza?

    Ha! On a good day you learn something new. Today it was this! Talk about Bloody Decks...how about bloody beaches! Old school! Still "processing" the whole thing...
  9. Atuna

    LB Seekers Going...going...

    All original Long Beach factory wraps and in very nice condition. Can ship insured for about $45 a box. The Seeker Stealth is missing from the pic, but I have it, Located in OC. Paypal ok 714 585 2118
  10. Atuna

    Soldering Rings - The Movie!

    Ha! OK, maybe not a movie, but a video! Just posted up by one of our very talented buds ...Fishdog! Shows the basic process in a very straightforward manner Nice job Gary!
  11. Atuna

    Long Beach Seekers

    Clearing out my Seekers! These are all made in Long Beach, back when they actually used to make their blanks. Most all of them have shrink tube installed. They're all in very nice condition. The small white ID stickers peel off. Located in Huntington Beach. Will ship for $10 plus the actual...
  12. Atuna

    G. Loomis Large Tackle Bag (Pre-Shimano)

    First off, I'll apologize for not cleaning it up, but not my job... A little soap and water it'll look great! Lots of life left in this classic! Original G. Loomis, includes 6 trays with Loomis decals, integral rain cover, huge mesh side pockets as well as a zippered front area and mesh rear...
  13. Atuna

    LB Seeker Spinner Prototypes Randy Penny hand signed - Price lowered!

    These are all factory wrapped and built in Long Beach. They are unique "one of a kind" prototypes built for me. The SHS80XH-8'S (40-80), SS6480XH-8'S (40-80) and SS-2X4- 7'S (60-130) are labeled as prototypes and hand signed by Randy Penny. Note that the 2X4 spinner is 7'-6" in length and is...
  14. Atuna

    Accurate Twinspin Reels SR12, 20 + 30 Save Bigly!

    Used, but never abused. All come with bags, boxes and are filled with braid. The SR20 and SR30 include spare spools with indicator braid. Normal scratches on all with some surface pitting on the 20 and 30. Paypal OK. Will ship insured. Text to 714 585 2118 SR12 - $450 SR20 - $550 SR30 - $500
  15. Atuna

    Accurate Twinspin Reels SR12, 20 & 30

    Well used, but never abused. All come with bags, boxes and are filled with braid. The SR20 and SR30 include spare spools with indicator braid. Normal scratches on all with some surface pitting on the 20 and 30. Paypal OK. Will ship insured. Text to 714 585 2118 SR12 - $500 SR20 - $650 SR30 - $600
  16. Atuna

    LB Seeker Prototypes signed by Randy Penny ++

    I'm selling all of my Seeker rods. These are all factory wrapped and built in Long Beach. Among them are a number of "one of a kind" prototypes, but still factory wrapped rods. The SHS80XH-8'S, SS6480XH-8'S and SS-2X4-7'S are labeled as prototypes and hand signed by Randy Penny. Note that the...
  17. Atuna

    Used 40 Gal. Belly Tank (with approx 20 gal gas)

    First $200 takes it! A bit dirty, but in good condition. 52" Long, 26" Wide and 13" Tall
  18. Atuna

    LB Seekers, Temple Reef and misc.rods

    Selling all of my Seeker rods. These are all factory wrapped and built in Long Beach. Among them are a number of "one of a kind", but still factory rods. Also listed are a few other rods from different manufacturers. The Temple Reef rods are top quality Jigging and Popping rods built for larger...
  19. Atuna

    LB Seekers, Temple Reef and other rods

    Selling most all of my Seeker rods. These are all factory wrapped and built in Long Beach. Among them are a number of "one of a kind" rods. Also listed are a few other rods from different manufacturers. I live in OC and I'm willing to travel a reasonable distance to meet for a sale. I will also...
  20. Atuna

    LB Seeker rods ...and others

    Selling most all of my Seeker rods. These are all factory wrapped and built in Long Beach. Among them are a number of "one of a kind" rods. Also listed are a few other rods from different manufacturers. I live in OC and I'm willing to travel a reasonable distance to meet for a sale. I will also...
  21. Atuna

    Seeker Rods made in Long Beach

    I've decided to sell nearly all of my Seeker rods. These are all factory wrapped and built in Long Beach. Among them are a number of "one of a kind" rods. I live in OC and I'm willing to travel a reasonable distance to meet for a sale. I will also ship (insured only) at cost, but be aware that...
  22. Atuna

    22 Long Beach Seeker Rods

    I 've decided to sell most all of my Seeker rods. These are all factory wrapped and built in Long Beach. Among them are a number of "one of a kind" rods. I live in OC and I'm willing to travel a reasonable distance to meet for a sale. I will also ship (insured only) at cost, but be aware that...
  23. Atuna

    100% Crimped Connections

    Recently, as part of another project I've been working on, I purchased a Black Max Acculine Tester. Out of curiosity I tested some of my crimped connections. I immediately came to realize how varied the results of hand crimping can be. Much like a baseball bat or a golf club, there is a very...
  24. Atuna

    FS; Albackore "Altunative" Tackle Bag

    Well, well! Look what I found in the garage! I need to clean more often... It's unused. The trays still have shrink wrap on 'em. $100 Firm. Shipping at cost if necessary.
  25. Atuna

    FS Jigging and Popping tackle

    I recently posted up a bunch of Jigging and Popping gear. Rather than bump all the individual posts, I thought I'd try and do it all at once. Kinda the condensed version! All of the gear is either new or in "like new condition. I'm not adverse to reasonable offers, just no low- ball BS please...
  26. Atuna

    FS Halco Poppers

    Halco Roosta Popper 195 Haymakers. Never Fished. $55 Shipped with tracking. Paypal.
  27. Atuna

    FS Craft Bait GT3 190 Popper

    Took me a while to convince myself to sell it ...but, here it is! Uber rare Sardine pattern. Comes with 400# Varivas split rings, new 8/0 Decoy GT trebles with guards and a 300# Sampo swivel. One small flesh wound. Tuna fear it! $130 shipped with tracking. Paypal.
  28. Atuna

    FS Smith, Lamble Haoli and Atelier Knife Jigs

    BNIP Smith CB Nagamasa (400g), Lamble Haoli w/ glow (280g) and Atelier G.L. (220g) $70 shipped with tracking. Paypal
  29. Atuna

    FS Lamble Bait Haoli 8 Jigs - New

    New in package. 440g, 12" long $55 shipped with tracking. Paypal
  30. Atuna

    FS FCL CSP260 and CSP220S Stickbaits

    The FCL Labo CSP series of lures are regarded my many as some of the best stick baits in the world. CSP260 - 190g 10" , CSP220S - 110g 9" Like new, never fished! $115 for both shipped with tracking. Paypal.
  31. Atuna

    FS Shimano OCEA Pencils

    Two - PB-1851(S) 110g, 8" Like new, never been wet! $75 shipped with tracking. Paypal.
  32. Atuna

    FS Temple Reef R-13 Jigger

    "No Limits" baby! Fugetaboutit! Incredible power and only 346g (12 1/4 oz.). Absolutely beautiful condition! $450 shipped with tracking in the USA. Paypal.
  33. Atuna

    FS Hammerhead "I" cup popper

    The largest Hammer Head popper in perfect condition. 215g. Includes 300# split rings, 8/0 Decoy GT special barbed hooks and guards. $100 shipped with tracking. Paypal.
  34. Atuna

    FS Hammerhead "G" cup popper

    Never Fished! With 300# split rings. $100 shipped with tracking. Paypal
  35. Atuna

    FS Three Shibuki V187 DP

    Beautifully swimming with a nice bubble trail. Never been wet! $130 shipped with tracking. Paypal.
  36. Atuna

    FS Two Tailwalk Gunz 180 Sinking

    Two Tailwalk Gunz 180 Sinking ...these are one of the best stick baits on the market and at an affordable price. A slow sink rate, full wire through the resin body, excellent swimming action. New condition $100 shipped with tracking. Paypal
  37. Atuna

    FS Three Souls Brabus

    In perfect condition, never used! Nearly impossible to find. Incredible swimming action and they're deadly trolled. Swim straight as an arrow about a foot or so below the surface. Includes Owner ST-66 hooks and guards. $200 shipped with tracking. Paypal.
  38. Atuna

    FS Lamble Bait Haoli 8 Jigs

    New in package. $55 shipped. Paypal
  39. Atuna

    FS FCL labo jigs (8)

    The true heavy metal rock stars of the vertical jigging world! The real deal, not want-a-bees! A couple used, but never abused. Some surface dings from hangin' around in the bag. Most in the larger, impossible to find sizes. 3- 320SL's, a 320MSL, 340SL, 270SL, 230SL and a 175SLZ. 8 Jigs total. I...
  40. Atuna

    FS Eight Shibuki Lures with Wrap and hooks

    Authentic Japanese not knock-offs! Four 186MS and four 186LS with Albackore wrap and 8 Owner 3/0 ST-76 hooks with split rings and guards. Famous for their realistic swimming action. Also,the 186MS are deadly trolled and track straight as an arrow. Excellent, like new condition! $320 shipped. Paypal.
  41. Atuna

    17 Rods for sale. Seeker, Phenix etc.

    Except for two all of these are standard factory models in beautiful condition. The 6480H has had the guides ugraded by the factory to the titanium. The Super Seeker 6480XH-8's and 2X4-7'S are one of a kind factory wrapped models. Specifically made for west coast tuna popping. You know, where...
  42. Atuna

    Set of Yozuri Bonitas (10 1/4" - 260mm)

    ------------SOLD------------------Set of 9 Yozuri Bonitas 10 1/4" and 1 Braid Marauder. Includes Albackore wrap and 5 - 275lb. wire leaders. All of them have the hook guards and spiral wrap for storage. None of them have ever been trolled. A few dings and chips on some from travel, but nothing...
  43. Atuna

    Smokin' on the Excel

    On the recent Team Hoo 15 day. Former Chef Jason Fleck was aboard. He and Chef Jacob Phillips served up some amazing meals, including ribs, chicken, venison jerky and in this video Prime Rib. Hat's off to them both for all the work and talent it took to pull it off!
  44. Atuna

    Temple Reef R-13 and R-11 Jigging Rods

    Both in excellent condition. Fuji guides and renowned Fuji FK-7 DPS LD20 reel seats. $400 each or both for $750. Will ship at cost. Paypal or cash. R11; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmPX6e2v2FA R-13; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcue-XhDnRo Temple Reef...
  45. Atuna

    San Diego Long Range Schedule for the next 9 months

    I've created an Excel spreadsheet that lists all the long range trips by Boat, Date and is color coded by trip length. It covers from this June thru next February. I wish I could just upload the file here, but ..... It should be available here: I've also attached it as a PDF, but the...
  46. Atuna

    Old Time Fish Counts

    Sometime, it's weird what you'll find when your looking for something else. 1956 was an incredible year for Bluefin. Before and after ...Pfffft! A lot of the others are similar, not hot, HOT and back to not. Reminds me that I need to enjoy what's here, while it's here!
  47. Atuna

    ...and so it begins

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  48. Atuna

    BNIB Avet JX and Okuma Metaloid 12II for sale

    SOLD!!!! - New never used - Will not ship ...don't ask! - Located in Huntington Beach - $300 for the JX 6/3 - $250 for the Metaloid 12II - Cash in Hand!
  49. Atuna

    Tuna Spikes

    I decided to make up some tuna spikes for friends and wanted to post the results. I am not and have no intention to sell spikes! It took quite a while to figure out what I wanted to do and find everything, especially the skulls. I have no idea why these even exist ...but they're out there. The...
  50. Atuna

    Crimping Not2Kinky

    I have used Not2Kinky for a few years now and have had great success with it for Hoo. I've never been a fan though of tying a knot with it, even though this is the only method illustrated on the package. The knots are inconsistent and require pliers to cinch snugly. The result is not exactly...
  51. Atuna

    Surface iron for wahoo

    Years ago there was a thread titled "Surface iron for Tuna". http://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/surface-iron-for-tuna.350847/ Before it dissolved into chaos there were a number of productive posts exploring this uncommon method of tuna fishing. I offered up my own version of what I'd...
  52. Atuna

    Excel Yellowfin Video III

    I've put together a video that highlights some of the things I found interesting. The first sequence is the first time we tried the camera. The bait is a live flying fish that is obviously alarmed and for good reason as there are two or three Yellowfin just below. To me, I couldn't call this a...
  53. Atuna

    Excel Yellowfin Videos II

    Just for the record... The whole fight took about 45 minutes. It was definitely an "angry teenager". I wasn't using the standard rigging for the waterwolf as the first tuna destroyed it in about 20 seconds. The rod was a Seeker 3X5, the reel an Avet TrX50W. I was using a 30 ft./300# Soft Steel...
  54. Atuna

    Excel Yellowfin Tuna Videos

    Enjoy... Part1 Part2 more to come...
  55. Atuna

    100 million Anchovies?

    Who knows how many there were ...or where they went? Probably sensed the Everingham Brothers bearing down on them. http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/10/us/la-jolla-anchovies/index.html?hpt=hp_c3
  56. Atuna

    SKB + LED = 1 lit up box

    Like most I do my share of fishing in the dark. I never did savor the taste of an MAG light between my cheek/gum and holding it between my cheek/shoulder was a pain in the neck. Here's what I came up with... The switch is just below the right lid latch. The LED's are peel and stick. Took...
  57. Atuna

    XTRATUF USA SIZE 12

    Just saw these on Ebay ...too big for me. Free shipping http://www.ebay.com/itm/Xtra-Tuf-Boots-Size-12-MADE-IN-USA-/181231597421?pt=US_Athletic_Footwear&hash=item2a323eb76d
  58. Atuna

    Avet EXW 4/0-2 Black

    I know there's one of these out there ...somewhere! Reel-y good money for a reel-y good one!!!
  59. Atuna

    Twas the night before...

    Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the boat Not a creature was stirring, except those afloat. The rigs were hung in the racks with care, In hopes that a wide open bite would soon be there. The anglers were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of cow tuna danced in their...
  60. Atuna

    Avet EXW 4/0-2 Black

    Gotta be one out there! Top dollar for a nice one...:drool:
  61. Atuna

    Avet EXW 4/0-2 Black

    Top Dollar for a nice one!!!!
  62. Atuna

    Avet EXW 4/0-2 Black

    Top Dollar for a nice one!
  63. Atuna

    Avet EXW 4/0 Black

    I'm looking for an Avet EXW 4/0 in Black. Will pay top dollar depending on condition
  64. Atuna

    "Virtual" Excel

    It's now possible to take a "virtual" tour of the Excel! They've recently added Gigapans of the boat to their website. A Gigapan is a 360 degree panoramic photo that you can "look around" and zoom in on. GigaPan was formed in 2008 as a commercial spin-off of a successful research collaboration...
  65. Atuna

    Avet EXW 4/0

    No junk please! Would pay top dollar fo a Black one.
  66. Atuna

    Excell 12/11/11

    I decided to drive down to SDto see the Excel come in. Well worth the drive and gettin' up early! Sweeeeeet!!!!
  67. Atuna

    New AFTCO reel seat with Digital Drag Scale

    One of the most interesting things that I got to pick up and play with at the ICAST show was the new AFTCO reel seat that has a built in digital drag scale. I'll describe it as best I can ,but the following is from memory so don't quote me. The scale dial itself is about the size of a mens watch...
  68. Atuna

    Indy 2 day report ?

    I'm going to be heading out on the Indy for a 2 day this weekend. Has anyone heard anything about how they've been doing or where they've been on their previous trips. Been sniffing around ...but Nada.
  69. Atuna

    Buffer Zone YFT on popper

    Super Seeker 2X4 spinner & Accurate SR-50 Excel 12/26 trip
  70. Atuna

    Excel 12/26 10 Day

    The three days of fishing at the Buffer Zone were worth the long ride ...after all it was the only game in town! We were all chompin' at the bit when we arrived and made the most of it! No complaints here. I even got one popping!