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  1. KID CREOLE

    Season is getting going in the Sac Valley

    In a new field this year and it's looking promising I had a conference call and got to the blind late. We had 8 or 9 flocks do.it right. One of our partners wanted birds to make sausage with, so the two of them shot into this group and dumped 5 total. Typically we dont shoot into groups this large
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    Parker - is the bad reputation justified?

    I own a Mako and love it. If/when I get a another boat it will be a Farallon or a Grady. To your point, there are very few used Gradys for sale here in California, there's a reason why
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    Wister Snow Goose

    One of my favorites
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    Wister Snow Goose

    They are the toughest bird there is to decoy Yes adults will pull juvies out of danger most of the time. Always shoot the Adults, leave the juvies Here is a video I took a few years ago, toward the end, listen to the adults make a romp romp romp sound as they finally picked us out
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    Wister Snow Goose

    There should still be more migrating in on this full moon
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    Nor Cal is looking good, very good

    Carl, Hopefully with Wister finally flooding up the next push of birds coming this week will stay, fingers crossed The amount of juvies both snows and specs is very very good
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    Nor Cal is looking good, very good

    Hopefully with Wister finally flooding up some of the birds will stick around
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    Nor Cal is looking good, very good

    Setting spread last week and they wouldn't stay out of the decoys Watch "Snows in the spread" on YouTube
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    Upcoming Goose Hunting

    Yes it is awesome up there
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    Wister Opening Day

    Wister is a mess because of Rick and Scott. It's been going on for a long time.
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    Upcoming Goose Hunting

    Goose porn Snows migrating into Grey Lodge this morning
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    Wister Opening Day

    Hopefully Wister management either wakes up or gets replaced. The condition of the refuge is absolute bullshit
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    Upcoming Goose Hunting

    Our fields are harvested now but it seems the geese really don't start going into the dry fields until mid Nov. We are setting spreads in 2 weeks
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    Upcoming Goose Hunting

    Yes Sac and surrounding refuges are loading up right now with geese and ducks. This year will be very interesting as most of the rice straw is being bailed for a new type of plywood. Soooooo, fields in many areas will not being flooded with decomp water. This will keep more ducks and geese...
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    Upcoming Goose Hunting

    Reports from hunters in Canada are very good especially the Rosscoes and Specs. Snows seems to have had a better hatch than was reported as well Friends of our in the Sac Valley have 10k snows on their property already with more than 50% being juvies Much better outlook than earlier reported...
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    Tuna Seiners

    Tom You could repeat this a millions times and most still wont get it
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    Upcoming Goose Hunting

    Ron, There is a bit more flexibility this year with the numbers. We have a couple of single hunters that are always looking for a open spot too.. We will do our best!!!!
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    Upcoming Goose Hunting

    Steve, the metal reed Herters calls, which I used to use can be very problematic for the way we use them in So Calif. Sticking reeds and lack of volume were two of the bigger issues along with keeping them tuned. The black call above is our Adults Only call and as you can see in the pic it has...
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    Upcoming Goose Hunting

    Sounds good. www.yayacalls.com
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    Upcoming Goose Hunting

    The water hunts target specs through mid December, the hunting is pretty good. Duck hunting can be very good with weather. Last year the weather was not great for duck hunting most days
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    Upcoming Goose Hunting

    Steve we dont start guiding in the dry fields fo geese until late Nov. I can help you with a earlier date to hunt specs and ducks over water if that's what you prefer
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    Upcoming Goose Hunting

    Steve, The hunts are $300 per gun, 4 guns max. If there is a group that needs room for more guns we will work to accommodate. We have the ability to put up panel blinds that we have hunted larger parties
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    Upcoming Goose Hunting

    Chris, You can message me too and we can.talk dates Ben and Carson target specs and ducks in flooded blinds or dry field for specs Brian and I guide dry field hunts for specs, snows and occasional cackler
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    Wheel Bearing Blues

    Kurt, after losing a bearing in the desert in the mid 90s, I now pull and inspect all bearings on both axles every spring. Replace seals, remove all old grease and re-assemble Takes a few hours, no biggy
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    Hours on an engine...

    4200 hrs is nothing depending on the motor
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    Upcoming Goose Hunting

    We picked up another field outside the Spec closure zone. The field is just outside the closure and has 6 man pit and will have 1000 full bodies to hunt over. Hunts are limited to.4 guns but larger groups can possibly be accommodated The Pacific Flyway Snows had a great hatch, Wrangle Island...
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    Help with new Calif. Ammo Laws

    It is really time the Supreme Court steps in and puts a end to these insane laws. I hate liberals more and more every fucking day
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    Help with new Calif. Ammo Laws

    These new ammo laws were about more taxes, more goverment jobs and making it harder to hunt. Restrictions on shot gun shells? You gotta be kidding Fucking liberals
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    High Speed Pick Up Overpressure Fix

    That is so strange Kurt. I have never had that issue but I also have my 1100 restricted with a ball valve
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    Looking for YT, US side.

    Who gives a rats ass about some trash yellowtail. I would rather catch mackeral with kids then leave them at home Whats wrong with you guys?
  31. KID CREOLE

    Electronics Brands

    I have older Furuno on my Mako, 15 or so years old, never had a single issue, not so much as blown fuse. However my GPS maxed out it's small way point storage So I added a GP 1971 F and love it
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    Help with new Calif. Ammo Laws

    Fucking liberals
  33. KID CREOLE

    2005 Yamaha 115 4 stroke won't restart after running

    Brad I had a similar issue with my 2000 OX66 Yamaha 2 stroke. Motor would fire right up in the morning, run fine, shut it off then it wouldn't start. Give it 5 to 20 mins and it would start right up. On mine it turned out to be the HP fuel pump relay. The contacts got weak and when the engine...
  34. KID CREOLE

    Del Mar fishing tips?

    Clean water is not your friend when fishing Calicos and CBass Warm, Off Colored water with current is your friend
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    Upcoming Goose Hunting

    Waterfowl season will be here soon. If you're interested in a goose hunt in the Northern Sacramento Valley please check us out
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    dove cross?

    Yes Eurasions will breed with White Wings, I killed one on one of my last hunts in Arizona.
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    Bait pumps ...

    ^^^^^^Exactly what I do Doug^^^^^^^ I can't remember the last time one went bad. I know the packaging on the replacement cartridge is turning yellow since its been in the boat
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    Bait pumps ...

    My Rules work great, I think I have replaced two in 15 years. I run a 1100 for my 45 ga tank
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    My sad report - Catalina Sunday 06/30

    CONDITIONS CONDITIONS CONDITIONS One might even consider loading up with all the free 6" macks that are around
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    Bait Tank Install & Hatch

    I would not 5200 the tank to the deck
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    Rpt.-Wed-06-26-19 Cleared to play on the Ducky!

    Welcome back Corey, Lal and The Duck!!!!
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    Keep or just let it go????

    Scott, That little bit of carbon build up on the heads is not that bad. If you can get the broken bolts off inexpensively give it a shot. Shame the previous owner didnt take care of it better, Yamaha 2 strokes are great motors
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    Keeping batteries topped off on overnight Cat Island trip

    If the battery/batteries capacity on your boat cant run your bait pump for 8 hrs you really need to up you capacity. On my Mako I have 3 banks, a Grp 27 on one bank, a pair of Hi Capacity 6vs on the 2nd bank and the thrid bank is a Grp 24 that is purley and emergency jumper battery
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    Cat 6/19 not much

    Conditions, Conditions, Conditions
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    Leaky compression

    Follow Shad Burkes advice
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    Bait tank pumps

    Go with a 1100 and valve it off to control flow. I have a ball valve on the tank to control the flow to my 45 ga Offshore tank Carry extra cartridge for back up
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    Weather report 6-2-19 Catalina crossing

    So it looks like that one cylinder might have gotten salt water in it and might have rusted a bit. It also looks like the head is exceptionally clean on two of the cylinders, interesting
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    A shake down and what I learned

    I'm very surprised you guys aren't getting better mileage out of your 4 strokes,maybe a few adjustments need to be looked at. I went out yesterday, 3 guys, gear, 45 gallons of bait tank water, ice and all the other crap. Ran 110 total miles on 52 gallons from my 2 stroke OX 66 Yamaha
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    2510 parker dv diesel vs. true world marine 242 diesel

    The fuel is definitely a big part of it. B100 is not friendly to newer diesels but would wok fine in a older mechanical diesel like a 12V With 4 stroke outboards getting 5k hours and more, is longevity part of the equation anymore?
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    2510 parker dv diesel vs. true world marine 242 diesel

    Why do you want to go with a diesel?
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    Weather report 6-2-19 Catalina crossing

    Steve, the VRO oil systems on those Johnsons aren't know for being very reliable. Was the VRO still connected or were yyou premixing?
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    Help ID Mercury 2 Stroke

    Call Miguel at M&K Marine in Hawthorne 310-675-1801
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    Weather report 6-2-19 Catalina crossing

    Steve, is it an older 2 stroke Johnson?
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    strong fuel smell in cabin

    My buddy just replaced his tank in his 2520, $7200 Dumb ass design by Parker to not have hatches for access to the tank
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    B175HW and... what head unit?

    Al, The Furuno above does not need a box for the transducer, it plugs straight into head unit
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    B175HW and... what head unit?

    Hey Tom Here is one more pic. These are small 2 to 3lb striped bass. The marks slanting downward from left to right are small chunks of sardines The worms are the stripers, if you look closely you can see the striper rise up and eat the chunk as it disappears off the screen
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    89 and counting...

    It's a business trying to make money! The NS could limit the load to 45 and double the boarding ticket price and double the cost of food in the galley, what would happen on social media?
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    Just got my first center console boat

    Dan, First great job asking as very few new boat owners will ask for a little advice. Understand that what you are learning is the drift of your boat. Bayrunners are great little boats but because they are aluminum, they tend to drift a bit faster vs a glass boat of the same size. So first...
  59. KID CREOLE

    Coronados quatro de mayo, and, name this fish

    Caught a few last year and they were absolutely the worst fish I have ever tried
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    First time boater

    I have the perfect size boat, just kidding, Little too big for fresh water, little too small for salt Mako 224, 115 gallon tank, 45 gallon bait tank, all Furuno electronics
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    First time boater

    Roy, The difference in lake fishing and running off shore 50 miles for BFTs is huge. Take your time learning the in's and outs of your own baot before you venture out that far
  62. KID CREOLE

    New Thermostat Time?

    Kurt, I still run a 2000 Yamaha 2 stroke and I put in new thermostats every other year
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    Re deck boat

    Not difficult, cut card board templates, 3/8 exterior ply, seal, glue on carpet, screw down
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    Adding bait tank

    I would run two pumps, if you run a Rule type pump you can always valve down to control flow
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    Where to find squid by Rosa.

    Find some fresh frozen, seabass aint picky
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    27' Farallon re-power: D6 vs Yanmar?

    Ken, For most I believe it's just people set in their ways. Diesels as far as longevity tough to beat, however, its not uncommon for 4 stroke OBs to run over 5000 hours, how many people actually will ever come close to this, my bet is very few. Safety wise, whats better, a single diesel or a...
  67. KID CREOLE

    Axle cotter/nut off, but tire/hub and axle washer won't come off.

    I take mine apart every spring, inspect all the bearings and races, replace if any are bad and put in new seals
  68. KID CREOLE

    Best group 31 deep cycle battery?

    I run a pair of Trojan 6v, T 145s on 1 bank, single Grp 27 on the other
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    4/7 LB trip - Nacho has squid

    Yup in a perfect world. As much as the fish is snugged up against the bottom my guess would be there is quite a bit of current
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    4/7 LB trip - Nacho has squid

    Left side of the screen is soft bottom, right is hard bottom with fish, classic deep water bass marks especially since you were on the middle of the Horseshoe
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    Boat for Monterey

    First question, what does he tow with?
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    Furuno gp1971f opinions

    I got the Furuno GP 1971 F with the 1000W thru hull Chirp transducer, starting the install this weekend
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    27' Farallon re-power: D6 vs Yanmar?

    Keep us in the loop when you do. I just Googled a few things, very interesting Volvo D6 370 hp weighs 1700lbs 2 Yamaha 300 OBs weigh 1100lbs
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    27' Farallon re-power: D6 vs Yanmar?

    Bob, According the to the guys from Farallon, the boat featured at the LB FH Show was only being used for what watching and probably never needs to go more than 15kts. IMHO this boat was under powered but the owner built it like he wanted
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    27' Farallon re-power: D6 vs Yanmar?

    I saw that at the LB Fred Hall Show and as posted before, it was set up for whale watching out of SF. With the price of the new diesels and the cost of diesel fuel on the water it would be interesting to compare the actual numbers and performance diesel vs a pair of outboards Having a 27ft...
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    27' Farallon re-power: D6 vs Yanmar?

    Farallon is putting brackets and OBs on their new boats.
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    Upgrading my electronics

    Furuno
  78. KID CREOLE

    Mako sharks listed as endangered

    Did I ever say a thing about controlling seal populations? SMH
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    Mako sharks listed as endangered

    The Guadalupe Island White Sharks are known to visit Guadalupe to feed on the tuna not seals. Not really sure how the Guadalupe Island Whites and their habits have much to do with Makos
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    Mako sharks listed as endangered

    Maybe you could share some data to prove your statement
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    Mako sharks listed as endangered

    The only reason I would support restrictions on mako fishing is purely to have more of them out there eating seals
  82. KID CREOLE

    Gas vs Diesel

    22ft boat that will be used on Tahoe is easy, Yamaha or Honda
  83. KID CREOLE

    Need to Re Power

    Chris, I dont buy into this debate that two strokes are better than four strokes because they have less internal parts so I personally wouldn't use that to factor my choice. I would also consider not downsizing from a 225 to a 200, it might save you money but not sure you will like the...
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    Horseshoe 3/17

    Nice report Rob If your catching sand dabs you're in the mud, find the hard bottom and your rockfish counts go up
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    Mar 16 Cods

    yup, fish the coast to SCI
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    Mar 16 Cods

    Went out looking for the white fish infestation and struggled to find them. All fish caught on Hook Up Baits and Mega Baits, 40lb floro Not many fish on the meter but they bit
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    Catalina 3/10 - No Yellow Tales

    Nice, calicos on swim baits in cold water!!!!!
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    White fish- err... Rock fish open short report

    Big lings like cold deeper water Water has been warm the last 5 years Is it possible they moved?
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    White fish- err... Rock fish open short report

    Over the last 5 years I have noticed a surge in local Reds. I have fished OC, LB and SMB areas for 45 years. In the last 5 years we have had quite a bit of warm water. During this same time I have noticed unreal surge in local reds, chuckleheads and olives, I cant ever remember this growing...
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    White fish- err... Rock fish open short report

    So one off day at Tanner for Reds and Lings and the future of rockfish is in question, hmmmmmm
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    What's the best ff/chartplotter for under $1000

    fishrock, I have been dragging my feet upgrading my electronics, currently I have all Furuno, GPS/CP, Sonar and Radar. A few buddies went away from Furuno to another brand and it has been nothing short of a fucking nightmare for them. I have had Furuno on my boat for 10 plus years and have...
  92. KID CREOLE

    No SoCal love for aluminum PH's?

    Sammie, The Southern California market is kinda obsessed with Parker boats so there's that. I find it interesting people are so concerned about the heat on the ocean yet I rarely take off my sweatshirt the entire summer. Some of the aluminum boats I have seen used in the NW look awesome
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    Rpt-Sat.-02-23-19 Limits of Frozen Bass!

    Good job as usual guys! I like the look of the off colored water! Smells like seabass
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    Please explain the logic behind this one

    Do any of you know the actual rockfish laws for commercial fishing?
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    6.7L Ford Diesel - Tow Vehicle

    Agreed, each of the Big 3 have had their great motors and their not so great motors What I don't like and wish you all luck on, is the pile of sensors you all have on each of the new trucks.
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    6.7L Ford Diesel - Tow Vehicle

    My buddies Blackstone report from a few weeks ago on his 2000 7.3 440k miles on his John Woods Transmission Original injectors One GP replaced For you GM lovers who cant read this Ford has 600k miles on it
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    6.7L Ford Diesel - Tow Vehicle

    Spend some money on you current 7.3 to make it nicer, way less headaches in the long run. I'm creeping up on 400k on mine, a buddy of mine just hit 600k on his 7.3
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    That's a wrap

    Great season, met some great people while guiding
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    Great season, tough hunting

    Jeff, We rarely shoot specs in Canada so no I haven't seen them in Sask. Since they breed in Alaska my bet is most go thru BC and possibly Alberta
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    Great season, tough hunting

    Easiest way to tell the difference between a Spec and a Tule is the Tules are almost always larger in size, longer beaks more like a Canada and usually dont have as many bars
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    Great season, tough hunting

    Kenny, The single spec on the front of my quad is Tule goose. We shot quite a few this year
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    Great season, tough hunting

    Still grinding away
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    Getting going up north

    Hey guys, Sorry I have been off line for a while, most of our calls run about $175, prices on custom ordered wood might be slightly higher We make 2 types of snow calls, a Ross goose call and will be making a spec call soon Guide trips are scheduled through Fish Dog Outdoors/Ben Williams...
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    Getting going up north

    Yup Carl, we are guiding for snow goose hunts!
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    Getting going up north

    First guide trip of the year for two hunters in crap weather, 3 bird limit of specs, 15 snows and a cackler Season is off to a good start
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    Snow gooses!

    Carl, until the management or management style changes at Wister I see no reason things would improve. As far as the snows, the 20 bird limit is not helping down there either, snows will not fly in circles until they are all killed, they will move on I miss the people down there and what the...
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    Snow gooses!

    Get on the snows early at Wister and don't expect high numbers or for them to stay around long. Last years epic hatch has been followed by one of the worse hatches ever, especially for the Midwest birds and the Pacific flyway birds that migrate into NM, AZ and So Cal Looks like the Nor Cal...
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    2004 Parker 2120 Value

    $36k for a 14 year old 21ft boat?
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    Rpt.-10-07-18 Bass Heaven!

    Excellent work Cory and Lal Guys Lal and Cory are and have been successful for a long time due to them understanding how to read conditions. Clean water vs dirty, warm vs cold, current direction, moon phase and time of year For me personally, the fishing for local bass had been incredible. I...
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    Lots of Ducks flying with this weather

    The epic snow goose hatch last year made it very easy picking for lots of hunters chasing snows. The midwest snows basically didnt have a hatch, the Pacific birds did better, both snows and specs
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    Charter boat deck hand etiquette/behavior

    I have only been out on two charter trips the last two years and both time it was on the San Diego. Hard working crew, spotless boat, great food, cold drinks!!!!
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    2pm-4pm Catalina to Dana Point was it rough?

    Pretty simple, slow down stay dry, go fast get wet
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    Offshore 4G coverage from Newport to Catalina Islands and beyond....

    10000 visitors sending videos of seagulls eating pop corn will drag down a site. Dealing with the Island Conservancy is never fun so adding more towers is doubtful
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    Offshore 4G coverage from Newport to Catalina Islands and beyond....

    I have ATT and I have almost perfect service from San Pedro to the 10 miles off the back side of SCI
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    Tow rig ??

    I don't think I said 24/7 but only putting a few hundred miles a year on a diesel imho is not good. Diesels like to be run, for example a buddy of mine lives in Canyon Country, he works in Ventura, he drives his 2000 f 250 diesel every day. He has never had and injector or internal engine...
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    Tow rig ??

    Maybe think about buying an older 3/4 truck or maybe Excursion with a gas motor To Nate's comment which I agree, a 3/4 ton diesel is perfect but only towing a few 100 miles a year is not good for a diesel
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    Lal's big Biscuit picture!

    Congrats Lal, cant wait to hear the history on that fish!!!!! Fantastic to see how big these hatchery fish get!!!!
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    Furuno gp1971f opinions

    I have had Furuno electronics on my boat for 15 years and have never had a propblem, not even so much as burned a fuse. My buddy just spent 20k on Simrad Electronics and it has been a nightmare. You couldnt give me Simrad
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    Catalina 9/15 mussel farm 9/16

    6 to 8 inch strip, 1 inch square, 4/0 hook, flylned or small egg weighti
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    Afternoon trip thanks to Fish Dope info

    The BFT was on a small mack The YFTs were on poppers
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    Afternoon trip thanks to Fish Dope info

    Sunday afternoon run west of the 209, 5 yfts 18 to 24lbs, one bft Thanks Fishdope
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    Catalina 9/15 mussel farm 9/16

    Just a FYI, yellows love stripped out bonitio
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    Yamaha OX66 mechanic in Long Beach

    Travis, I have had issues with the VST screen getting blocked and the ECM shuts down the motor instantly due to restricted fuel flow. That's why I'm wondering if the ECM is shutting off the spark due to not enough fuel pressure. I have the same motor but a 2000, if you want me to come by...
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    Yamaha OX66 mechanic in Long Beach

    Travis, CAREFULLY, test voltage going into the electric fuel pump on top of the VST tank with the ignition on. These motors will not run without a specific amount of fuel pressure coming out of the electric pump
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    Yamaha OX66 mechanic in Long Beach

    Travis, Are you sure you have enough fuel pressure in the rail?
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    Yamaha OX66 mechanic in Long Beach

    Travis, are you positive its a "No Spark"? The best Yamaha Shop IMHO is West Coast Marine in Costa Mesa
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    Heading to two harbors from MDR- Sat AM

    FYI Today Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Tonight W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 8...
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    Rule 1100 Bait Pumps problems again!

    sueno I had a 1100 Rule Tournament that lasted 5 or so years, I replaced the cartridge and that one lasted just a few trips. The current 1100 has been in 3 years or so, I love the cartridge rules and if one fails I can change it out in minutes
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    Bait pump help...older Rule 700

    Guys, more than likely the failure of the shaft has more to do with electrolysis than rust from salt water
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    Bait pump help...older Rule 700

    bloody salt noob, No, don't cut the pump wire leads short, coil up and zip tie. If you ever lose that pump you can pop the cartridge out, and crimp in a new one while you're fishing and not lose a tank of bait. Once back home, you can make more permanent splices
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    Bait pump help...older Rule 700

    Those Rules with the black bottoms I believe were used by the guy from Simi Valley who sold the poly bait tanks. The new pumps have cartidges, just buy a new one and a spare cartridge and be done with it
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    Rocky Point/PV

    The drop in temps are more likely due to upwellings than the wind which was SE anyways. Once it rolls around to an uphill it will warm up.
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    Did not expect this

    Check the weather before you go
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    Johnson or Yamaha???

    If it's a Yamaha OX 66 it is one of the best two strokes ever made, period!
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    The 150

    Its all about reading conditions, not following sport boats It's not rocket science guys
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    What is this part off my Yamaha 225?

    I think "gearshifter" found it. To me it looks like a drain for bottom cowling.
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    Let's leave these biting cows and catch yellowtail

    Its the ongoing life of sport boat fisherman. You just cant keep everyone happy no matter what. We have continued epic fishing for trophy Bluefin and people wanna catch little yellows, SMH
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    Honda VS Evinrude

    A couple things, first of all I suggest you seriously consider Shads thoughts!! Also, you need to factors the weights of two stroke vs four Where will you have to go for service? I know you didn't mention Yamaha, but it would be the only outboard I would buy
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    Calico City - Cat 7/28/18

    It was a really good yellow and you never turned his head, he ran to the structure. Only thing you might have done is buttoned down the drag and try to turn him Nice video, great trip!!!
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    Worth it to hit Cat tomorrow?

    Its July, Yellows and seabass are on the fin bait, plan accordingly and think about chum
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    7-16 PV and Shoe Bass and a Butt. Things are Coming Together.

    Nice job Kurt I'm going to need some more swim baits soon
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    Catalina 7/9 to 7/11 – The Island of NOmance

    Actually that's more of a winter/spring pattern for me personally. I'm talking slightly off colored or green water with current. This green water around might not be good for yellows but it's full of plankton and bait. If I find green water and current at the right spot the anchor is getting...
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    Catalina 7/9 to 7/11 – The Island of NOmance

    Did you try anchoring on any spots that had conditions? Not sure why so many people look down at green or off colored water, thats what I look for when fishing seabass or calicos
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    Stop the local seining of our YFT and BFT.

    If you think you're going to stop or restrict the commercial seiners and not see any recreational restrictions you're kidding yourself Be careful what you ask for
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    Stop the local seining of our YFT and BFT.

    You could get rid of all the seiners and most of the people on this post still would have something to complain about.
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    battery upgrade time.

    Scott, I would contact the maker of the charger just to be sure
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    battery upgrade time.

    Art, when you put your 6vs in series you have created a 12v battery. Your current charger will work but will take a bit of time to fully charge if the batteries are down. Your current charger puts out 5 amps per bank
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    battery upgrade time.

    Pretty simple, consider to two 6vs as a 12v. I have a pair of 6vs on one bank on my boat. I bought Trojan 6v T145s
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    New battery or dual batteries???

    Not sure what the OP has for power on his boat, but two engines that don't do well idling for long periods of time are two strokes and diesels I can be on the water all day fishing for 12 hrs and not put more than two hours of run time, why would I want to idle for 10 additional hrs? To each...
  150. KID CREOLE

    New battery or dual batteries???

    Letting a motor idle all day is not a good idea, add batteries instead
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    Long Beach 6-24-18

    Troll heavy line, min 40lb line
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    Long Beach 6-24-18

    If you wanna catch cudas in those shit box conditions troll Rapalas or Yozuris, easy pickings
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    Winds and weather

    These winds commonly called a "South East" are very common
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    Commercial fishing net

    Great day of fishing today for me. You can make all the mini maks you want, 6 to 8 inch. Most spots of maks have similar sized sardines with them, you can jig up all you want. All the bass you can want
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    Commercial fishing net

    Yeah I got lucky, this is my first sea bass lol Carry on
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    Commercial fishing net

    Do I like gill nets, no! However, there is a fraction of the gill nets that were around 20 plus years ago Not sure how anyone can complain about local fishing over the last 5 years or so. We are in the midst of the greatest BFT fishing we have probably ever seen We had 18 months of all the...
  157. KID CREOLE

    Another east coast boat purchase question

    airslot, I have purchase a few boats in Texas. One bit of advice you might consider is before towing home have your axels, springs and hardware inspected and have all the bearings, races and seals replaced before you head back. The last Mako I purchased in Texas I had the owner tow the boat...
  158. KID CREOLE

    Any automotive diesel techs?

    Bob, this is what I got on ebay 99-03 Ford 7.3L Powerstroke High Pressure Oil Pump HPOP Hoses Lines Set ***LIFETIME WARRANTY!*** ***FREE PRIORITY SHIPPING!*** 99-03 Ford 7.3L Powerstroke High Pressure Oil Pump HPOP Hoses Lines Set Item Information Condition: New Compatibility: See feedback...
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    Any automotive diesel techs?

    I rarely make it down to this forum but any of you who have a 99-03 7.3 there are a few things you need to consider The HP Oil lines need to be replaced If you are still on you original ICP put it on the list A buddy and I spent Saturday on my 7.3 replacing HPOP HP Oil lines and added crossover...
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    6/12 Adrift on the west end of Cat with a dead battery

    Plenty of room under my center console
  161. KID CREOLE

    6/12 Adrift on the west end of Cat with a dead battery

    I run 4 batteries too Bank 1-Grp 27 12v deep cell Bank 2- Two Hi Cap Trojan T-145 6vs Bank 3- Grp 24 12v that is stricty for emergencies
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    6/12 Adrift on the west end of Cat with a dead battery

    To the OP You should have headed home once you noticed that starting the OB killed your meter. Get you charging system on your OB checked Get you batteries checked Measure your battery Ah storage to your boats Ah consumption Check your house charger
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    Horseshoe, Izors and around. 6/10/18 either i suck at fishing or the local fishing sucks!

    Guys you have to find conditions. Sometimes it takes hours to find a spot with some conditions For local fishing I prefer off colored to clear. In some places Saturday the green water was 67 degrees, I likey!!!!!
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    Good coastal fishing

    Coastal fishing about as good as it can get if you can find conditions Warmer off colored water has the fish biting Picked up denes from San Pedro bait and fished several spots. All the 2 to 4 on bass you could want Got lucky on this one, 40lb Jinkai and a big mack. Took close to 45 minutes...
  165. KID CREOLE

    For Sale 97 Yamaha OX 66 225hp parts motor

    Hey guys, I have a 97 Yamaha OX66 225hp parts motor. A cylinder is rusted from a bad head gasket so the block is shot. I'm tearing down the motor for parts so if you need anything message me
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    Here we go. New boat and new problems. Yamaha OX66 alarm

    Travis, they can look pretty bad and still work, glad you got it figured out. Also, I'm tearing down a 97 OX66 soon that lost a head gasket and the owner let saltwater sit in the cylinder and seized it so if you need any parts of it let me know
  167. KID CREOLE

    Here we go. New boat and new problems. Yamaha OX66 alarm

    Travis I have the same motor. I don't believe that leaving off the hose connection would cause an overheat issue. You need to check the oil reservoir next to the VST on the port side of the motor and make sure its full. There is also a pump in the oil tank and filters in that tank too Next if...
  168. KID CREOLE

    Trailer revamp- pacific trailer - Cabo 216

    Looks good. I just got a pile of parts myself from Pacific Trailer for my trailer
  169. KID CREOLE

    Furuno Electronics go to person

    Thank you all!!!!
  170. KID CREOLE

    Furuno Electronics go to person

    Thanks Robert
  171. KID CREOLE

    Furuno Electronics go to person

    Is Gil Travis a member on BD or does he have a business I can look up
  172. KID CREOLE

    Furuno Electronics go to person

    Doing my homework on upgrading my Furuno electronics and am a little overwhelmed with all that is available these days. Who in So Cal is the best to purchase Furuno from and discuss options for my 23ft center console. So Cal being Santa Barbara to Diego Thanks
  173. KID CREOLE

    What combo bait tank/lean post/seat and what is my existing seat worth?

    Kurt, Ill post pics tomorrow. Having the back support is nice
  174. KID CREOLE

    Upcoming Jr Hunt at Wister

    Hey Steve, yes we will have a booth at Kittles Duck Call Comp in August. We will have our calls and be talking about our goose guiding in the upcoming season
  175. KID CREOLE

    What combo bait tank/lean post/seat and what is my existing seat worth?

    Kurt, Hinge the back support right below the rod holder mounts
  176. KID CREOLE

    Who would you goif you were repowering?

    Follow Shads advice especially about West Coast Marine
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    2 bank charger question

    A battery dying, not likely, a cell going bad yes in both 6vs and 12vs. The reason some go with 6vs is for Ah storage
  178. KID CREOLE

    LJ 4/7 Do Conditions Matter

    Hey Old Buddy, how are you!!!!!! No Jim, I rarely ever am on a boat in the dark these days. The last few summers have been the best calico bass fishing locally I can ever remember. A few spots way up the line were epic on conditions. We could jig macks on the anchor, toss them out on 40 and...
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    LJ 4/7 Do Conditions Matter

    What were the conditions besides 62 degree water?
  180. KID CREOLE

    2 bank charger question

    6vs aren't in parralel they are in series.
  181. KID CREOLE

    2 bank charger question

    Jeff, I have the same exact set up as you do and yes I charge them on a 2 bank charger wired just as you stated. Just keep in mind the bank with the two 6vs will typically take a much longer time to charge
  182. KID CREOLE

    To get a t top or not.

    I I have a T top on my 23 Mako and cant imagine not having it
  183. KID CREOLE

    Boat name for my new Mako

    Why put a name at all?
  184. KID CREOLE

    Looking for help picking first boat.

    Jaysend, Get a smaller boat and learn the basics of launching, retrieving, navigation anchoring. Pick your weather days!!!! Take the wife and kids out on the lake until you gain the experience you need Get too big of a boat that is more than you can handle and that will end up an issue with...
  185. KID CREOLE

    What combo bait tank/lean post/seat and what is my existing seat worth?

    Kurt, Hopefully you can view them now
  186. KID CREOLE

    What combo bait tank/lean post/seat and what is my existing seat worth?

    Kurt I had the same dilemma with Mako, I loved my leaning post and didn't want to get rid of it. So I had my welder cut it and put hinges on it https://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/media/mako-pics.158588/full?lightbox=1&last_edit_date=1465365344...
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    Upcoming Jr Hunt at Wister

    Steve, we will be getting put to a few events. Most will be in Nor Cal since that is where we hunt. If you or anyone lives close to Brian or myself we would be happy to meet up with you and share what we do. We are also building Ross Calls
  188. KID CREOLE

    New trailer for saltwater advice

    kindafishy, After having every steel trailer I have owned need to be sand blasted and repainted or tossed due to it being rusted out galvanized I would/will never own a steel boat trailer
  189. KID CREOLE

    Upcoming Jr Hunt at Wister

    Guys our "Adults Only" call is a mylar reed and our "Traffic Control" is a metal reed. We hunt in Sac now so our calls were designed for VOLUME when needed. The wooden/acrylic calls are $160 plus shipping The acrylic/acrylic calls are $170 plus shipping Below is a short video of us calling. The...
  190. KID CREOLE

    Upcoming Jr Hunt at Wister

    Hey folks, This waterfowl season has been crazy busy for me. My buddy Brian and I are in the process of starting our own business with most of its focus being on hunters here in California. Since Brian and I now hunt geese in the Sac Valley we have had to change tactics a bit, primarily with...
  191. KID CREOLE

    Horrible So Cal Duck Season 2017/18

    The clown running Wister is hurting all of you. I saw this coming 7 years ago and that' why I only hunt the Sac Valley I hope things change Wister to benefit all
  192. KID CREOLE

    New trailer for saltwater advice

    jim isbell, My aluminum trailer came from Texas. Personally after owning a 23 year aluminum trailer would never consider a steel trailer. I don't know a single person who has regretted going aluminum or had a structural problem with aluminum, but I have hear countless people complain about rust...
  193. KID CREOLE

    New trailer for saltwater advice

    My aluminum trailer is now 23 years old, the only thing I replace is the steel parts that rust.
  194. KID CREOLE

    Reservation Drawing Percentages

    Marcus, I gave up on the reservation system 6 years ago and no longer hunt refuges at all. Personally its like entering the state lottery, very easy and you hope you win millions, most do not. IMHO nothing will get better as the waterfowl res system is cash cow for the state, it will not get...
  195. KID CREOLE

    LED Light Bars?

    So many comedians. Leaning post was taken off to do the electrical under the console
  196. KID CREOLE

    few duck pics :) from The LCRA

    Yep Sorry Bill
  197. KID CREOLE

    few duck pics :) from The LCRA

    Agreed Carl. My kids and my hunting keep me here. Thank God I have the Sac Valley. If I was still hunting Wister I would be DFW number one enemy. What has happened at Wister is nothing less than a shame
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    few duck pics :) from The LCRA

    Unfortunately Carl, the management or lack of management just cant seem to pull their heads out of their asses and have really changed the dynamics of that area especially for the snow geese. I'm being told that the green feed close zone is still dirt
  199. KID CREOLE

    few duck pics :) from The LCRA

    Carl, we too hunted Canada in Central Sask and the amount of birds we saw was sick, especially mallards, tons of them. We did see drought conditions to the SW part of Sask and Alberta The snow hatch based on what we saw was epic. I'm sure some birds are stalled to the north and I sure many...
  200. KID CREOLE

    LED Light Bars?

    Mine have been on for two year, love them
  201. KID CREOLE

    Trailering south 9/30 advice appreciated

    Think about going to Dana Pt or Oceanside, better angle for fishing all those areas. Launching out of Pedro or Long Beach could be a nasty ride home in the slop
  202. KID CREOLE

    is 1 scoop of bait for two fisherman chasing YT enough ?

    Take as much as you can/afford. Freeze what's left for chunk chum next rip
  203. KID CREOLE

    Oregon Closes Bottom Fishing

    Yes there have been declines, however local shallow water rockfish have responded very well to restrictions here in So Calif. If Oregon feels that black cod need tighter restrictions, hopefully they will act accordingly based on that species and not include it in the overall rockfish quotas.
  204. KID CREOLE

    Oregon Closes Bottom Fishing

    Did sportfish caught Bluefin close in Mexican waters?
  205. KID CREOLE

    Oregon Closes Bottom Fishing

    Don't we have depth closures and now have more rockfish in close here in So Cal, your statement contradicts itself. The Oregon fishing closure this month went into effect because the quota was met, not due to depleted stocks
  206. KID CREOLE

    Oregon Closes Bottom Fishing

    From what I just read the closure was put in place due to excellent fishing and the quotas being reached. The success of the season will probably be used to adjust quotas in the future. I'm not one to agree with more fishing closures but the local rock fishing restrictions have changed fishing...
  207. KID CREOLE

    Grande 1.5 Day (Sat. 9th/ 9pm - Mon. 6th/6am)

    I'm really not into this BFT fishing but if I was I would be on the New Lo Ann
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    183, 43

    Please don't go
  209. KID CREOLE

    Led bow lights

    Deck lights and for squid lights
  210. KID CREOLE

    So who installs bait tanks in the LA area these days?

    Start doing some research on whether or not hosing can be run under deck and up thru some deck plates
  211. KID CREOLE

    Dove opener 2017 - tough day

    I completely understand your hunt. When you lose part of your traditional family hunting group that focus on the kill is not the priority. My son is not following my passion for hunting and since he doesn't hunt anymore I don't go dove hunting anymore. However, goose season starts for us in 5...
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    So who installs bait tanks in the LA area these days?

    Kurt, Can the deck be unscrewed and removed to run hoses and wiring? Once you do this you can figure out what type of tank you can place Knowing the type of fishing you do, I would focus on the troll motor and sounder with your pimp budget
  213. KID CREOLE

    So who installs bait tanks in the LA area these days?

    Kurt, What boat did you get?
  214. KID CREOLE

    South Bay / Santa Monica Fishing ?

    Is there really much difference between a 3 lb calico and a 3 lb red?
  215. KID CREOLE

    South Bay / Santa Monica Fishing ?

    Guys, I have seen seals dive down on the Santa Rosa flats and eat Reds many times
  216. KID CREOLE

    Led bow lights

    LED Flood lights I got off Amazon, lights run about $10 a piece or less
  217. KID CREOLE

    South Bay / Santa Monica Fishing ?

    Conditions, conditions conditions
  218. KID CREOLE

    Clueless at the Island 8/26-8/27

    So you have the tools to get you there now you just have to learn how to read conditions, this will take time, be patient
  219. KID CREOLE

    Fukushima Radiation

    Actually I just heard from a friend who is a Pro Staffer that nuclear waste was released from a sub near SCI. The Navy is so pissed at fishing boats flying kites too high they decided to poison the local tuna to keep fisherman away
  220. KID CREOLE

    How Can do Fiberglass Top for Tower?

    How about aluminum instead fg
  221. KID CREOLE

    Remember That Boat Someone Posted Pictures of Flipped on the Freeway?

    My buddy has a 25 ft Parker that is documented and it has not numbers on it at all. My bet is someone can go in there a low ball the asking price and make money off parts.
  222. KID CREOLE

    San Clemente Island US Navy notice to fisherman..

    For countless years info on becoming a good boater or fisherman has been available on this thing called the world wide web, however, most of these dumb asses pick through certain info like what shiney boat they want or they see a big BFT laying on the deck of a boat and decide they want to be...
  223. KID CREOLE

    Racor fuel separator problem?????

    You guys do know you can replace the plastic bowls with aluminum
  224. KID CREOLE

    want longer oil life/synthetics?

    Nate, Contact the folks at https://www.blackstone-labs.com/ You might ask them if they have done any oil analysis on motors like your and what oils have shown the best wear results A buddy and I used Blackstone to set our oil change intervals on our Fords and the engines combined have 900k...
  225. KID CREOLE

    The one that got away, a fish tale.....

    Sorry for your results but these big fish have been here now three summers, why are you guys fishing kite string Better luck on your next trip
  226. KID CREOLE

    fishing manners

    You all have to learn that combat fishing in So Cal is a way of life, it is nothing new. Be smart about how you fish, none of you would ever see me bent on a fish Some of you really need to fish smarter
  227. KID CREOLE

    Yamaha HPDI's

    Very interesting Shad on the E tecs and their lack of longevity
  228. KID CREOLE

    Electric Trailer breaks on boat trailer? Done it? Recommend it? Discuss?

    Follow Shads at advice. Double check you truck brakes, consider going back to the original OEM pads if you don't have them
  229. KID CREOLE

    Choc Lab Pups available...American

    If you want a pet adopt If you want a dog with a higher possibility of being healthy you get one with papers, cert and a guarantee Paying a bit more upfront for a pup from a good breeding should be considered A well trained dog cost big dollars, the purchase of the pup is minimal
  230. KID CREOLE

    Found a Yamaha Cowling aka Engine Cover

    Hey guys, If any of you lost a small Yamaha outboard engine cover/cowling PM me, I found it today in the South Bay
  231. KID CREOLE

    Fresh water fishing Long Beach???

    Good job you guys on the recommendations...
  232. KID CREOLE

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

    Over or under on the gaffing technique
  233. KID CREOLE

    Dana Harbor & 81 miles later

    No bait to be made at the point or off the pier, that's a first. I would have asked for the largest bait they had and fished chunks on the kelps
  234. KID CREOLE

    WTB......Need a 12 ga.

    I know we all have our favorites but my main gun is and 870 Super Mag, my back up gun is a 870 Super Mag which has not been used in a long time. I shoot about 4 cases of shells in the field a year 870 can also be used in self defense
  235. KID CREOLE

    WTB......Need a 12 ga.

    Bass Pro Racnho Cucamonga Remington Model 870 Express Synthetic Pump-Action Shotgun 2&3/4" & 3" $329.99 I shoot a Super Mag Synthetic Remington Model 870 Express Super Mag Synthetic Pump-Action Shotgun $379.99 Same as above, shoots 3.5"
  236. KID CREOLE

    Horseshoe 8/9 for nothing

    Near full moon and clear skies, might factor that in.
  237. KID CREOLE

    8/5 and 8/6 from Newport

    Yeah its always fun fucking around with kite string until you get blown up on by a 100lb tuna and get your ass handed to you See, IMHO there is one reason for Dodos to exist and that's to be eaten so when I fish them its to kill and eat them. The other reason you dont want to fish kite string...
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    8/5 and 8/6 from Newport

    As Alby said, minimum 40lb test. There are times when dodos will swallow a bait and others times they dont
  239. KID CREOLE

    1991 21 foot walkaround whaler boat struggles to get to plane

    You have to be able to get 5000 to 6000 rpms at wide open throttle Your prop is probably grabbing a bit too much water http://news.honda.com/newsandviews/article.aspx?id=5317-en Technical Specifications: Honda Marine BF225 11/16/2009 4:49:00 PM ENGINE TYPE Four-Stroke 60° V-6 DISPLACEMENT...
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    Reminder: Change your fuel filter with pictures

    WOW, rust build up inside the o-ring
  241. KID CREOLE

    bait

    My buddy got great bait this morning from SP Bait
  242. KID CREOLE

    Worst Catalina Trip Yet

    It is all about conditions, if they aren't in place fishing is tough, its that simplle
  243. KID CREOLE

    Shimano is smart

    The bigger question is WTF do you need flat falls for BFTs, the seiners got"m all
  244. KID CREOLE

    Shimano is smart

    Buy a Shimano Flat Fall and add Glow N Dark coating yourself as needed
  245. KID CREOLE

    New trailer for saltwater advice

    Consider an aluminum trailer
  246. KID CREOLE

    Fix or sell the boat?

    Just wanted to double check that it was a four stroke.
  247. KID CREOLE

    Fix or sell the boat?

    Question, its a 2001 Yamaha, is it a two stroke or four?
  248. KID CREOLE

    Fix or sell the boat?

    Pull the motor and sell it for parts Boat Ho for the summer Look for a similar motor used and put it on later. There are plenty of people looking to repower with a new motor and you might find a great dela on a used motor Focus on the wife and future kiddo for the rest of the pregnancy
  249. KID CREOLE

    2002 FORD 7.3

    Great truck Rob, WTH are you selling it? GLWS
  250. KID CREOLE

    What do you see (tuna or bait)

    Great pic Erik
  251. KID CREOLE

    3/4 Boats catching Coronado Isle Bluefin Tuna today

    Wait, I thought the seiners wrapped them all up
  252. KID CREOLE

    Do you break the line at 1 hour 20 minutes?

    You don't cut off the fish, you break it off. If you're fishing in a closed zone claiming you chased a hooked fished into the closed zone you stand little chance winning that
  253. KID CREOLE

    LA Harbor 7/29/17 pm... not as good

    Joe, The local fishing from OC to PV has been outstanding for small boats who know what they are doing. Sport boat reports are not a true reflection of how good the fishing is
  254. KID CREOLE

    LA Harbor 7/29/17 pm... not as good

    The afternoon winds along Pedro, LB and the OC tend to be the strongest in the afternoon during spring and summer. Quite often when we get a strong sub tropical push from the S/E the afternoon winds are much less If you go this week heads up on a large south swell and fish accordingly
  255. KID CREOLE

    9S -302, do-do!!!

    So I gotta ask, you knew the batteries were crap, you got jumped and you kept fishing vs going back to the ramp?
  256. KID CREOLE

    LA Harbor 7/29/17 pm... not as good

    Weather forecast and south swell predictions were not good locally so I stayed home. My advice is only take the wife out when you KNOW the weather is going to be good. This would have been a good weekend weather wise to launch and spend the day in Newport Harbor with the wife
  257. KID CREOLE

    Need a good transmission shop, just destroyed my 6L-80e

    Well like I said, my buddy has a John Woods tranny and he has 400,000 miles on it. in his F 250, he runs a 110 hp chip on his 7.3 Powerstroke. Last I heard his warranty was 5 yr unlimited miles Who provides roadside service and free towing when you add this much power John Woods reputation is...
  258. KID CREOLE

    Where's the rest of the trailer?

    Most single axel trailers will be 3500 to 5000 lb ratings Most duel axels will be 7500 to 10000 lb
  259. KID CREOLE

    Where's the rest of the trailer?

    Kurt, There are plenty of great boats for sale in Texas too I've purchased 3 boats and 2 trucks out of Texas and all 5 sales went perfect, cant say the same thing for purchases I have made in California
  260. KID CREOLE

    Where's the rest of the trailer?

    Kurt, Most older aluminum trailers were built like the one you showed in the pic. A few things to keep in mind. Most of the costal areas from Texas to the Carolinas are flat, really easy states to tow, not like California. Most single axel trailers are NOT equipped with brakes I would...
  261. KID CREOLE

    Stop the local seining of our YFT and BFT.

    If you guys think you are going to ban commercial fishing of BFTs and it stay open for sport fisherman you are fooling yourselves. Money talks
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    Stop the local seining of our YFT and BFT.

    Right wils, It's just hilarious!!!! Almost everyday I am on the water fishing or in the field hunting I learn something to apply in the future, yet so many here expect success with little failure. I paid, I want fish, like a child, lmao Since so many of you are smarter than me I have been...
  263. KID CREOLE

    Stop the local seining of our YFT and BFT.

    Why do you now add gill nets to this CF. Most guys here would agree that gill nets need to go, but this POS thread started over seiners and tuna! Here's a question, why are some guys catching trophy BFTs and some sniveling like little bitches?
  264. KID CREOLE

    Best casting mono for jig reel?

    New line is best
  265. KID CREOLE

    Stop the local seining of our YFT and BFT.

    This thread is a fidget spinner for those who think their lack of catching success is anything but their own lack of talent
  266. KID CREOLE

    Stop the local seining of our YFT and BFT.

    So I just read a thread on BD that fishing is slow because there is too much bait. WTF, you guys make up your mind, is it the damn seiners, not enough bait, too much bait or possibly..........
  267. KID CREOLE

    Yesterday boating trip

    Look at the video again at 35 seconds. Looks fine at the beginning
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    Yesterday boating trip

    More drama huh guys. The Excursion looks to be in great shape and there is a flat rear on the Ex which kinda hints at a probable cause
  269. KID CREOLE

    Two Stroke Oil?

    I will continue to rum my 2000 Yamaha OX66 until it grenades. I would guess it has close to 2000 hrs on it and I only run Yamalube. Also, my compression has not changed sine I bought the motor 12 years ago
  270. KID CREOLE

    7/15 Izors, pipe, 150

    Stop reading the damn counts and go fish! We caught too many sand bass yesterday on "kmans" swim baits and quite a few on fly lined sardines Find conditions, drop anchor or troll motor, catch fish, repeat
  271. KID CREOLE

    Advice on operating boat at end of fight w/ a BFT...

    It depends on the boat, if its a walk around or a center console why would you want to be near the prop?
  272. KID CREOLE

    Stop the local seining of our YFT and BFT.

    Excellent Jim.
  273. KID CREOLE

    Stop the local seining of our YFT and BFT.

    They can and have been wrapped but its not very common
  274. KID CREOLE

    New motor from the boat grotto

    7hrs to swap out a steering cable, I'm in the wrong business Never should take more than 2 hrs unless the tilt tube is so damaged it needs to be replaced
  275. KID CREOLE

    Stop the local seining of our YFT and BFT.

    Of course, none of you sniveling about seiners ever have a problem crowding a light boat on squid so you can be the hero seabass fisherman
  276. KID CREOLE

    Stop the local seining of our YFT and BFT.

    BSBs like white sea bass cross over from the coast to the islands
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    Stop the local seining of our YFT and BFT.

    This post is just classic Someone please explain to me what the sardine and anchovy population has to due with Bluefin when most of the BFTs are being caught on poppers, gummys, flatfalls and mackerel. If there was any more bait out there than there is right now most of you would never catch a...
  278. KID CREOLE

    Stop the local seining of our YFT and BFT.

    Here we go again. Over the last three summers we have had the best fishing for yellowfin, blue fin and yellowtail that I have seen in my 50 years of fishing the So Cal coast My god, there were 200 lb BFTs swimming circles around SCI for months, what more do you want?
  279. KID CREOLE

    Quiet Fish Day but I found a Thresher (boat that is)... 7/8/17

    Why don't some of you drama queens wait until the actual cause of this is explained instead of blaming the manufacturer I ran into nearly the same type of issue not long ago with three people in a brand new boat. They came back into the ramp because their boat was taking in water. They had a...
  280. KID CREOLE

    Don't be a Dick! Post your reports! It helps us all. Let's work together!

    The "Entitled Group" thinks we all should post reports with every bit of info we could possibly give to save them time and money These punks are more concerned about catching fish instead of becoming fisherman! If you don't know the difference, sell your boat and take up gardening
  281. KID CREOLE

    Need a good transmission shop, just destroyed my 6L-80e

    I'm with you on this one Nate. My tranny went out north of Sacramento 3 years ago, the torque converter grenaded, 285,000 miles, so it went into the dealer for a Ford reman. The dealer did an outstanding job and I was on my way the next day Next year if my finances are in order I will be...
  282. KID CREOLE

    How Dangerous Are Swells Without Wind?

    South swell, cloudy sub tropical skies and a bunch of K-mans tails, lots of easy bass fishing
  283. KID CREOLE

    Calico's and the Coast Guard

    Although I have my reservations about helping idiots, when it comes to some ones life, I think we should all carry a fire extinguisher. You might help someone else put out a fire and save a life
  284. KID CREOLE

    Dreamer trip that wasn't

    Bill, Sorry you and your crew had this outcome. I have fished many times with Alan and he is definitely one of the best captains around but it seems he might need to get a little help with the bookings. A few other boats that do well on the seabass that aren't six pak boats but small enough...
  285. KID CREOLE

    How Dangerous Are Swells Without Wind?

    5ft at 10 seconds sounds like your typical south swell, basically no biggie
  286. KID CREOLE

    Best Boat...

    Old school Farrallon with a Cummins.
  287. KID CREOLE

    Calico's and the Coast Guard

    Report: Wide open calico fishing locally on K-mans tails and heads, larger fish on mackerel, 80 to 95 ft, 40lb line near the Horseshoe, had close to 40 fish to 7lbs Coast Guard: So you guys know, the Coast Guard is checking boats launching in LB and San Pedro, get your shit in line as they are...
  288. KID CREOLE

    bruce/claw anchor safety tie?

    Stainless wire at night. Since I don't fish at night, I use two plastic zip ties
  289. KID CREOLE

    Trailer recomendations

    Go aluminum and lean toward torsion axels
  290. KID CREOLE

    Need a good transmission shop, just destroyed my 6L-80e

    Whatever you do, if you can increase cooler size consider it.
  291. KID CREOLE

    Bassin the Shoe to Izors Sunday 2nd.

    Nice Lal, bass fishing over the last two weeks has been almost too easy
  292. KID CREOLE

    6/24 Seabass New Hustler

    When seabass are on the nest, go with a white Tady 45, especially in such shallow water, if theres current use a heavy 45. Jig and squid combo is deadly in this situation
  293. KID CREOLE

    electrical issues with switches panel

    Every private boater needs to be familiar with the use of a test light. Read sickcats post especially the last few sentences
  294. KID CREOLE

    Fished Catalina 6/28 on the Sportking w/ 60 other people

    Then take another boat and stop moaning. And for you guys with 2 years experience under their belts, the Sport King like any other boat at times will be super crowded, its not a new thing, it was that way 40 years ago when I fished the Sport King run by Jim Petersen and the deck hands were...
  295. KID CREOLE

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

    Conor, One of the simplest functions on a boat is turning on a bait pump. I might suggest you do some research and take this on yourself not only to save you money but also as a learning experience to possibly avoid a bigger problem. I carry a back up bait pump that is set up and ready to...
  296. KID CREOLE

    Fished Catalina 6/28 on the Sportking w/ 60 other people

    Why are you guys slamming sportboat operations who are in the business to make money. Maybe they should double the price and take half the people, of course you wouldn't bitch about would you. I was out yesterday and the saw the Victory with maybe 25 people and the afternoon run of the Monte...
  297. KID CREOLE

    Racor fuel separator problem?????

    Ditch the plastic bowl and get the aluminum one
  298. KID CREOLE

    2002 Ford F350 7.3L 110k miles 16k

    This is a smoking deal especially for you river rats towing your Go Fast boats. I have 345K on my 7.3 my buddy has 540K on his. One of the best motors ever built
  299. KID CREOLE

    So You're Shopping for a CC and you see Bottom Paint. Deal Breaker?

    Kurt, If you find a really good deal on a bottom painted boat just have it surveyed.
  300. KID CREOLE

    Friday and Sunday at Palos Verdes Report

    You can have incoming or out going tides, but I look for current and conditions. Friday afternoon I was in a great bass bite where every cast was a 2 to 5 lb bass, the uphill backed off so did the fish, I never got another bite
  301. KID CREOLE

    SeaStar 5271 helm repair

    Sleep, Yes I did it myself, not that tough.
  302. KID CREOLE

    First Time Lake Havasu...???

    Assuming his budget can land those kinda limits Shad
  303. KID CREOLE

    First Time Lake Havasu...???

    Striper fishing varies from month to month I believe a Calif Lic is valid on all waters even if you launch on the Az side Water level rarely every drops on Havasu enough to notice No size length on stripers, 10 per day, 10 in possession Lice is everywhere, stripers are used to the noise and traffic
  304. KID CREOLE

    SeaStar 5271 helm repair

    I just purchased a cylinder rebuild kit on Amazon for my Seastar Outboard Cylinder. It was an awesome kit that included the tool to remove the ends
  305. KID CREOLE

    Question Squid for bluefin

    Most of the best tuna bites I have been on in US waters have been on squid
  306. KID CREOLE

    Need to Lift Boat to Repair Trailer

    Why not just rent a slip for a few days and while the trailer is at the shop you can fish
  307. KID CREOLE

    San Clemente Island Report 6/13

    Its all about conditions which can change in front of your eyes
  308. KID CREOLE

    Heart Break 6-10-17

    BB gun to a gun fight. With these truly trophy size BFTs in our waters why fish light line? There will always be a chance at a shit bag size BFT or YFT but how long will these once in a lifetime fish be around?
  309. KID CREOLE

    Scary sheet

    Mistakes on top of mistakes, they weren't paying attention to numerous things, sad
  310. KID CREOLE

    Boats no longer exemp from new fuel taxes...

    The increase cost for you guys to fart around on your boats is just part of it. We will see cost increase for EVEYTHING that involves diesel fuel, deliveries, trucking, farming.
  311. KID CREOLE

    June 1 report USCG & NAVY join the party

    The CG wrote you up for expired or faulty safety equipment?
  312. KID CREOLE

    Boats no longer exemp from new fuel taxes...

    This fuel tax will save more fish than any MLPA lol
  313. KID CREOLE

    Boats no longer exemp from new fuel taxes...

    You dumb asses who voted for these democrats, enjoy your results. Hey, maybe some of you can pull the drive train out of a wrecked Prius to push you boat outside the harbor for a great day of fishing
  314. KID CREOLE

    Bayliner trophy w/ Force outboard

    Please factor in service on your outboard. I know there are a LOT of Suzuki fans, make sure you have a local mechanic with a good reputation. Like I said, be a boat Ho this summer. Network with some private boatser, offer to help wax or do some maintenance, if you can arrange to go out with...
  315. KID CREOLE

    Bayliner trophy w/ Force outboard

    A few to consider https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/boa/6137643643.html https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/boa/6155398834.html https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/boa/6114190646.html https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/boa/6109584114.html
  316. KID CREOLE

    Bayliner trophy w/ Force outboard

    Jo, Be a boat Ho this summer, save up and look for a boat this fall, right now is not the time you would typically find great boat deals
  317. KID CREOLE

    17 montauk whaler pilot houce ??

    You might seriously consider taking the advice of a few of the poster advising you not to place a house forward Oh and the obvious, you will be the shit out of yourself in rough seas
  318. KID CREOLE

    Filled the fuel tank today, gotta love cheap fuel

    I always fill the boat up in Havasu when I come back from the Striper Derby because of the low prices. My old Ford pick up still runs on vegetble oil so diesel prices don't phase me
  319. KID CREOLE

    SMB Bass

    I thought I might have passed you and Vince, I saw what looked like that infamous Red tin boat heading east bound on the 90
  320. KID CREOLE

    Help with gps numbers

    Good catch Dwayne
  321. KID CREOLE

    First Quality YT at Cat on Sunday

    Congrats on the quality yellow. Don't worry about the damn gell coat, a boat is a tool, you can make it shine in Nov and Dec
  322. KID CREOLE

    Help with gps numbers

    Guys Im not sure the missing digit is the issue. The screen shot of the GPS has a 0 entered, if he enters 1 on the GPS I don't see it making a big difference. Maybe I'm missing something here
  323. KID CREOLE

    SMB Bass

    I fish structure shallow to deep from left to right until I find where the fish are and where they move to
  324. KID CREOLE

    SMB Bass

    Sorry no pics Water 66 to 68 degrees DH Current Water dirty green Fished 1pm until 3:30pm 12 to 15 fa Caught between 30 and 40 bass, mostly calicos 90% legals All on Kman swim baits and heads
  325. KID CREOLE

    Help with gps numbers

    On the map where it shows spot 28, compare the printed GPS numbers against the approximate location to the map and see if they are close
  326. KID CREOLE

    Help with gps numbers

    Doesn't make sense, possible typo on the location
  327. KID CREOLE

    On Board Charger

    Guys, its time for me to upgrade my onboard charger, I run two banks, a single outboard center console Recommendations?
  328. KID CREOLE

    Are we finally going to have a break in the weather?

    April has always been windy as long as I can remember, we have been spoiled the last few years
  329. KID CREOLE

    Barracuda Tackle/Gear...?

    Really, the only way to keep barriers in good shape is on a private boat where you can throw them in ice slush alive, in gunny sacks, not so much
  330. KID CREOLE

    Barracuda Tackle/Gear...?

    Tady 45 and 40 lb line. Seabass occasionally travel with the slime, bring the rope
  331. KID CREOLE

    Honda 15hp 4 stoke not spitting water (not impeller)

    Put the engine in a trash can full of water and run the motor, try to get it warm enough like you did at Crowley and try to determine where the water is squirting from. The thermostats good or bad should not effect the pisser. My bet is a bad impeller
  332. KID CREOLE

    Dealer ground my skegs

    Spray some paint on it and go fish. Kelp, trash and debris hitting them from towing will have them looking worse in a year Geez
  333. KID CREOLE

    Marine battery recommendations

    Trojan 6Vs
  334. KID CREOLE

    Catalina WSB 5/4/17

    He got what he wanted, raced home with fresh fish, good for him Is one 25lb fish enough? Catch and release white seabass, NEVER!!!!
  335. KID CREOLE

    Splash well/ bait tank?

    Re route the tube with the cables and wiring harness and put two small poly tanks in each corner
  336. KID CREOLE

    1998 OX66 225 EFI high idle

    PJ, try pulling back on the linkage where the cable connects by hand to make sure its not hanging up
  337. KID CREOLE

    Splash well/ bait tank?

    http://s989.photobucket.com/user/ja...bums/af17/jasonthach/IMG_6077.jpg
  338. KID CREOLE

    Load guides...do you have a pair you'd like to sell?

    Depending on the trailer and your preference, the single pole guides used on most aluminum trailers are pretty simple and are nice as they stay up and out of the water, this is my trailer
  339. KID CREOLE

    Yamaha 150/Defiance 220 EX question

    Has the fuel pressure been checked with a load on the motor
  340. KID CREOLE

    Looking for a Perch spot near Huntington

    Uhhhh, are there waves breaking on the beach, then there can be Surf Perch there
  341. KID CREOLE

    Catalina WSB 5/4/17

    Love those mid day trips! Those of you who think these fish only bite in the gray, remember this post
  342. KID CREOLE

    What Engine Oil Should I use?

    For the most part asking what oil is best for what motor is like asking what outboard is the best! Most people go by opinion and not by actual lab testing. If you have not had your used oil tested by a company you really don't know how your oils is performing based on your driving habits and...
  343. KID CREOLE

    What Engine Oil Should I use?

    I know a couple Ford 7.3 Powerstrokes that run Rotella T6 that have nearly 1 million combined miles on them, just saying
  344. KID CREOLE

    12 volt motor for DIY dryer build?

    Here is a pic of the motor and one of the speed controls I build for hunting Coke added for size comparison
  345. KID CREOLE

    12 volt motor for DIY dryer build?

    I build rotaries for goose hunting and have plenty of 12V motors laying around. I have a brand new low speed 12 v motor I can sell you, I also build speed controls
  346. KID CREOLE

    Outboard not charging battery,

    Its probably the outboard, take into the shop
  347. KID CREOLE

    New Private Boat Fisher, Advice Welcome

    Chris the Simrad will help a lot, it will show you structure and reefs and so on. The toughest part of this equation is reading and understanding conditions and which spots are condition sensitive and at what time of year they are better than others A simple example I can give is that there are...
  348. KID CREOLE

    New Private Boat Fisher, Advice Welcome

    Get comfortable launching your boat and retrieving it. Learn to anchor your boat consistently Understand that fish bite better on conditions, you gotta learn that
  349. KID CREOLE

    New to SOCAL, looking for pheasant

    Chukar can be found in the worst desert terrain from San Bernardino County thru Nevada into Idaho. They are rarely ever found near trees and can survive on little water. You need to be in shape and I advise that you always have a hunting partner with you and carry radios Here is typical Chukar...
  350. KID CREOLE

    Best White Sea Bass Lures...?

    Yeah good comparison Alby, hunting never gets old!!!
  351. KID CREOLE

    Best White Sea Bass Lures...?

    Honestly fishkilr, I was deck hand on the Tonnage for 10 years, fished them commercially rod and reel for years, I've caught more than my share of seabass, so if they bite during the day time fine, if not no biggie Also, don't discount swim bait seabass in dirty water with 4 to 6 inch plastics...
  352. KID CREOLE

    Best White Sea Bass Lures...?

    Actually as most of you started going offshore in late June we would start targeting the seabass as the island boat traffic would drop significantly. These bites would be epic and no one would be there at the island at least where we fished them. I gave up spending all night on the squid...
  353. KID CREOLE

    Best White Sea Bass Lures...?

    When the fish are on fin bait live sardines or macks will work, sometimes trolled. When they are on fin bait schools,a mack with a large crockodile or crome jig dropped back into the bait school. On the squid grounds a Tady 45 light with a squid or two, heavy if there is lots of current Lead...
  354. KID CREOLE

    New to SOCAL, looking for pheasant

    You came out on a great year, the quail and Chukar should be epic this year. Personally I think the Chukar is the ultimate upland bird
  355. KID CREOLE

    Marine batteries preference?

    I put in a set of used Trojan T 106s 6vs that lasted 6 years, that's all I will put in my boat now
  356. KID CREOLE

    Need a mechanic

    Good deal Joe, get the boat in the water ASAP
  357. KID CREOLE

    Anyone familiar with 1998 Yamaha OX66 Harness

    Jason I would double check those wires that have single plugs
  358. KID CREOLE

    Anyone familiar with 1998 Yamaha OX66 Harness

    Jason, If I remember right the wires for those functions are little plug in pins with a clear boot over the ends. Is there a chance your have them crossed?
  359. KID CREOLE

    Trailer repair

    I get that, my point was in the 10s of thousands plus miles I have towed, I know how critical trailer maintenance is. A wheel falling off a trailer did not happen because of salt water I bet most guys on this site don't carry a trailer box. I carry a box with 4 sets of bearings, 4...
  360. KID CREOLE

    Trailer repair

    I've towed travel trailers, decoy trailers and boat trailers from Texas to Saskatchewan and back and have lost one bearing in 25 years of towing and all trailers were tandems. I cant remember the last time I had a flat, but then again if I see any dry rout cracks the tires get replaced Every...
  361. KID CREOLE

    Dealer ground my skegs

    LOL! I didn't realize they came in any other color than blue
  362. KID CREOLE

    Dealer ground my skegs

    Skegs are fine, sand and paint as already said above. After a couple season, the lower units will have scratches and chips from towing and nomal wear
  363. KID CREOLE

    Trailer repair

    Triple axels are a pain to turn sharply. Maybe instead of going to three 3500 lb axels maybe consider 2 5000lb axels
  364. KID CREOLE

    Local Long Beach Saturday, SBI Monday Report

    Good info Erik! Waves don't break often on that Fermin Rock but definitely is a spot fisherman should respect
  365. KID CREOLE

    Need a mechanic

    Let us know what they fine! Good Luck
  366. KID CREOLE

    Need a mechanic

    Hopefully Joe it is something as simple as a linkage adjustment
  367. KID CREOLE

    Need a mechanic

    This is sounding more like a fuel problem and not so much a idle linkage issue. Do you still have the original VRO hooked up or do you pre-mix?
  368. KID CREOLE

    Need a mechanic

    Once the motor has been warmed up, will it start on the water without giving it full throttle?
  369. KID CREOLE

    Need a mechanic

    What were the reasons for removing and cleaning the carbs?
  370. KID CREOLE

    Need a mechanic

    Were the carbs rebuilt? If so, was it done by an outboard mechanic?
  371. KID CREOLE

    Need a mechanic

    Adjusting the idle on a 2 stroke from Era is fairly simple but we all have our limitations I see
  372. KID CREOLE

    Need a mechanic

    A Google or YouTube search should you how to fix this.
  373. KID CREOLE

    WSB hunting for my 1st

    True, most seabass don't have much stamina but that isn't always the case. My biggest 67lbs did put on a hell of a battle on 40lb line.
  374. KID CREOLE

    Fuel gauge wiring question.

    To me it appears the red/blue wire is the common switched pos. You need to verify with a voltage tester
  375. KID CREOLE

    Fuel gauge wiring question.

    My assumption is we are looking at the back side of a Volvo ignition switch. Grab a voltage tester like the one above, put the clip side on a known good ground. With the batteries turned off, check each of the wires for power Turn on battery supply to key switch Re-check each wire where it is...
  376. KID CREOLE

    WSB hunting for my 1st

    The above advice is rock solid. Squid ground fishing is basically cat fishing on the bottom waiting for a swim by A few other things to consider Live squid is over rated, dead works as good or better Seabass are not line shy, fish the rope Seabass can be caught any time of day Personally, I...
  377. KID CREOLE

    Fun with my son!

    Great pics Dave!!! For all you boat Ho's who are always willing to show up to go fishing notice the young man holding a revolutionary tool performing a function that happens after a trip Take note!
  378. KID CREOLE

    Binoculars Fujinon 7x50 Kama-Tech M22 7x50, near mint

    Great Binos, I have a set of Fujinon Meibos 30 plus years ago and they are with me every day of fishing or hunting
  379. KID CREOLE

    Losing bottom on my Garmin 7607xsv and Gt51m-tm transducer

    Dan, This is the style I prefer for transom mount transducers
  380. KID CREOLE

    Losing bottom on my Garmin 7607xsv and Gt51m-tm transducer

    Dan, Most transducers use a co-ax type cable, with all the multi functions some transducers are capable of protecting the cable is important. Cracking/cutting the out sheath of the cable could eventually cause the transducer to fail.
  381. KID CREOLE

    Losing bottom on my Garmin 7607xsv and Gt51m-tm transducer

    I would at least put cable wrap or split tube over it to help protect from being hit
  382. KID CREOLE

    Losing bottom on my Garmin 7607xsv and Gt51m-tm transducer

    Try lowering the transducer a little bit with the screws going into the transom. That's the best they could do? Two straps, crooked cable and no protection of the cable going over the transom
  383. KID CREOLE

    Gas Tank Replacement

    Good news! The gas smell may take a while to go away if the fuel got to any foam. You might consider bringing the boat to a coin carwash and putting a little pressure wash to the bilge
  384. KID CREOLE

    Seaswirl Bait tank

    What is the problem with the tank?
  385. KID CREOLE

    After 6 years another boat

    Most of the local spots are well documented. all it takes is a little research and effort to find them Where it makes the difference is being able to read conditions and knowing the simplest of things like how to lower an anchor which most private boaters struggle to do
  386. KID CREOLE

    Engine help please

    This is good stuff Eric, all a learning process
  387. KID CREOLE

    Honda outboard lowering problem

    Check fluid level
  388. KID CREOLE

    Yamaha 250 ox66 outboard $4500

    Best two stroke made
  389. KID CREOLE

    Garmin "bundled" CV transducers have no down element

    Garmin screwed me many years ago, I wouldn't use their products if I got them for free Sorry you guys got hosed, don't give up on them, turn up the heat
  390. KID CREOLE

    Furuno Upgrade

    Just call Furuno
  391. KID CREOLE

    Fuel pick-up extension...(fuel tanks in backwards)

    Ouch, putting the tank in backwards is an easy mistake to fix. There is a company that makes a release agent for 5200, do a Google search on it.
  392. KID CREOLE

    Trailer wiring question

    Push Marine grease into the butt splice before you crimp
  393. KID CREOLE

    Rockfish - Caught on Camera

    Great video, it verified what I have been told that reds are extremely quick
  394. KID CREOLE

    Engine help please

    Eric, Typically carbed 2 strokes are pretty forgiving, meaning they can usually handle a bit of water and gunk and pass it, injected motors not so much. The more of that bad fuel you get out of the boats tank, fuel lines, filters, primer bulb, motor fuel lines, strainers on motor if so equipped...
  395. KID CREOLE

    Engine help please

    Not sure you need to tear down those carbs just yet, check those plugs, get that fuel out and change all the filters and see how it runs
  396. KID CREOLE

    White Smoke on 4 Stroke Yam F200

    Glad all is well and you now have a great shop to trust your Yamaha to
  397. KID CREOLE

    Engine help please

    Eric, More than likely you have gunk in your fuel tank, you gotta get that out. You cant just keep running it and having the motor not perform right on the water, not safe! Try to remove all that bad fuel from the fuel lines and carbs too. Are these Yamahas Pre Mix 2 strokes Start and run good...
  398. KID CREOLE

    Turkey Youth Hunt

    Awesome stuff right there
  399. KID CREOLE

    Gas Tank Replacement

    Sounds like that tank needs to come out. Research Shad's info above, who knows, maybe the manufacturer of the boat is supplying replacement tanks for free
  400. KID CREOLE

    Gas Tank Replacement

    John, My advice would be to drain the tank of all the fuel, leaking fuel in a bilge is a bad thing even if its just in storage. Also, start looking for Edgewater Websites or Facebook Groups and start asking around. Its looking like you might have to pull that tank and figure out what went...
  401. KID CREOLE

    Gas Tank Replacement

    Follow Shads advice Is there access to the tank, meaning you can unscrew part of the deck to access it? Have you tried looking for an exact replacement for the tank yet vs having one fabricated?
  402. KID CREOLE

    How far would you go?

    Yeh, I have never heard the marine forecast predict less than 10 kts and it end up being 20 kts. Never once has anyone on BD ever claimed the weather man was SO f'ing wrong today. One statement made was if its bad for a 18ft Whaler its probably bad for any trailer boat, hmmmmm, yeah I'd feel...
  403. KID CREOLE

    White Smoke on 4 Stroke Yam F200

    If these Yamahas got close to the point of over heating, alarms would go off long before damage could occur. Hell, my 17 yr old OX 66 will set off an alarm pretty quick if I get anything over the pick up To the owners, for peace of mind bring them in and have them checked out
  404. KID CREOLE

    FS Leadheads!

    Kurt, I'll take 20 5" tails $20 20 6" tails $30 20 1oz hds grn $20 20 1oz hds red $20 20 1.5oz hds grn $22 20 1.5oz hds red $22 10 2oz hds red $14 10 2.5oz hds red $15 I came up with $163, please double check Stefan
  405. KID CREOLE

    First Boat...Help Please

    This and add Grady White. I would always choose and older boat with newer power. Seems so many of these newer boats are more about pleasing the wife so she says OK to the purchase than it is designed for fishing, especially So Calif Saltwater. So Calif fisherman boats tend to be set up very...
  406. KID CREOLE

    Rpt-Sun.-03-12-17 Izor's Reef, The Rigs, 150 and the Shoe!

    I got some from Kurt year back and need more, you're right, they are high quality heads!! Kurt I will be ordering a bunch soon! Do you take Pay Pal?
  407. KID CREOLE

    White Smoke on 4 Stroke Yam F200

    Also guys, if you ever suspect your outboard is running hot, stick your hand under the pisser, you'll figure it out real quick
  408. KID CREOLE

    White Smoke on 4 Stroke Yam F200

    Ricky and Dan, odds are that with the extremely humid air you were just seeing steam from the exhaust. If the engine was running fine and you had no alarms don't freak out, take it to a mechanic Ricky Call West Coast, have them double check everything
  409. KID CREOLE

    2005 17 Bass Tracker rebuild

    Scott, Just a thought, one mistake I made when I rebuilt my Bass Nymph was to not run a tube/conduit from the bow back toward to the console. The wires currently run along the side gunnel
  410. KID CREOLE

    2005 Yamaha F150 Thinking About Selling

    So I have a question, why would you sell your Yamaha to go with a Suzuki? If its a power issue why not just go with a 200 Yamaha
  411. KID CREOLE

    Long Beach Sport Fishing Rockfish Areas Spots

    If you need to ask for local cod spots and have yet to figure out how to find them based on all the info that is available these days are you sure you are capable of navigating your boat to these areas?
  412. KID CREOLE

    2016-17

    Overall our numbers were down 30% but it was still another great season.
  413. KID CREOLE

    Last day of the season

    Thanks guys, we love goose hunting more that goose killing. It has more to do with getting them in close than pass shooting them out a 50 yds
  414. KID CREOLE

    Last day of the season

    Well it's over and it ended on a good note for the two of us. 22 snows and 5 specs, one banded adult snow, our 7th of the year
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    Second to last day

    Second to last day of the season. 3 of us this morning
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    One Drake is Enough...but we want more!

    Well, not really sure what the two most commonly spoke about topics are in waterfowl hunting
  417. KID CREOLE

    One Drake is Enough...but we want more!

    Labs probably out number Chessies in the field a 1000 to 1, there's more than one reason behind it, but to each his own
  418. KID CREOLE

    One Drake is Enough...but we want more!

    I think the same thing every morning I wake up Carl
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    One Drake is Enough...but we want more!

    First of all they are just ducks, getting in fights and yelling is never good. A few observations, one, hunting with the wind in your face is the last option you want two, its never good to be facing the sun with out something covering your face. The better job you do at getting hid the...
  420. KID CREOLE

    Last one of the season

    Nice shoot on the mallets.....
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    Late report from Mendota

    Ive shot 1000s of ducks at Mendota, back in the 80-90s, it used to be epic for mallards Congrats on your great hunt
  422. KID CREOLE

    Goose call

    So the Wister birds because there are so few don't require the same tactics that we use up north. Like with any call, the hurdle to get over is being able to adjust the tone and volume until you see birds react to that one note. Birds can hear call from a long way off, adjust accordingly
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    Goose call

    Carl, My buddy Brian has the Redbone and the sounds that come out of it are amazing. I'm not familiar with the Basin Call. I also use a Performance Snow Talker Acrylic Call when we need to mur mur a small flock or one that has snuck in on us. Up here we are trying to fool larger flocks, up to...
  424. KID CREOLE

    Goose call

    Steve, I use them but to be honest with you its not a miracle call. They are very hard to tune and keep tuned. The best snow call is a Redbone, very loud, wide range of sound. The Sac Valley Specs tend to come to snow spreads and snow calls, a good snow spread appeals to specs for safety
  425. KID CREOLE

    Shotgun Recommendation

    Also most bird hunters once in the field typically suffer from instant loss of depth perception. This condition which results in many missed and crippled birds with the hunter assuming his gun, choke or ammo is at fault Be safe, be patient, you have just started a journey that will take years...
  426. KID CREOLE

    San Quentin brant

    That sucks you cant bring them back uncooked, I'd only want one for the wall. I hope to get one here in California next year
  427. KID CREOLE

    Season getting started

    Definitely a slower start than the last two years. Our trip to Canada got a bit messed up due to snow storms so we hoped to get back a little at them here in California. Although we are having a great time, the birds are definitely acting different, probably due to all the water and feed but...
  428. KID CREOLE

    Old Rusty Gun, Friday off to a good start

    Old 870s still cleaning clocks, close to 20 down now
  429. KID CREOLE

    Shotgun Recommendation

    All guns kick, I can shoot 3 boxes of 3.5" shells out of my rusty old 870 and it doesn't phase me at all. The OP is just tipping his toes into the water of bird hunting and some of the suggestions are just a little much for a guy who is getting started. A pump is reliable, inexpensive and easy...
  430. KID CREOLE

    Shotgun Recommendation

    What is all the talk about guns kicking too hard, need too have a gun fitted, blah blah? Todays steel loads don't kick anything like the old lead loads pre 1991, sack up ladies But then again, I only shoot geese 40 days a year, what do I know
  431. KID CREOLE

    Shotgun Recommendation

    Buy an 870 Magnum 3.5". You can shoot it at everything, if you decide to get into waterfowl hunting you have a great gun. If later you decide you want a O/U or an auto you now have a great backup gun I shoot geese 99% of the time, my 870 is in snow, mud, dust and is in the field about 50 days...
  432. KID CREOLE

    California Fish & Wildlife Waterfowl Survey

    Comparing the liberal guided MLPA to a Minnesota University Waterfowl study is ridiculous. As far as waterfowl hunting we have more opportunity now than we ever had. Have you checked the latest waterfowl limits in California? In some areas of California, daily goose limits are now up to 30...
  433. KID CREOLE

    LED DECK LIGHTS

    I'm thinking a small private boater could use 8 of these, 4 to a side on his T Top or House and be able to make squid with just a group 27 sitting on the deck, no generator to worry about
  434. KID CREOLE

    LED DECK LIGHTS

    I got these on Amazon. Type in 12v Flood light or UNI-Balance 4PCS 4Inch 18W CREE Led Work Light Flood Beam 60 degree Waterproof IP67 For Off Road Vehicle Jeep SUV Boat 4WD…
  435. KID CREOLE

    OX66 Lower Unit Seals

    Glad it worked out for you Rob!!!!
  436. KID CREOLE

    Valley report 11/14

    Birds will come down on this moon with the cold weather, rain wont move them. Hopefully enough stay in the IV and don't hop into Mexico. Some of the pics I have seen of Wister aren't good
  437. KID CREOLE

    Wister/Imperial Waterfowl

    It is almost time, expect a push over the next 7 to 10 days A good friend of mine who lives n Central Saskatchewan is still covered in snow geese
  438. KID CREOLE

    OX66 Lower Unit Seals

    Rob, Maybe you can just pull the lower unit and bring it to them, should save you a lttle labor and not have to tow the boat in
  439. KID CREOLE

    OX66 Lower Unit Seals

    What Shad said, get it sealed up ASAP
  440. KID CREOLE

    New tow rig recommendations

    Old Ford just made the trip up to Sask and back. First time block heater was ever needed, had to use Google to find it lmao
  441. KID CREOLE

    Re power question

    Yamaha
  442. KID CREOLE

    Trailer help

    Are you willing to damage a hub and an axel for a $7.00 seal
  443. KID CREOLE

    Weight Distribution hitches

    Seriously though, the basis of that video is the need to shift 1000 lbs of trailer tongue weight from the rear of the truck and shift more back to the front wheels of the Chevy, WTF for? So everyone who tows a goose neck, fifth wheel, cab over camper or a 1000 lbs of weight in the bed is some...
  444. KID CREOLE

    Weight Distribution hitches

    Cant believe I wasted 13 mins of my life watching that dumb shit.
  445. KID CREOLE

    Phone signal boost

    And buy a SAT Phone
  446. KID CREOLE

    Update on My G2 Update

    This story is just unbelievable! I do all my own boat work and know how little effort it takes to run wiring, cables and hosing. Under no circumstance should IBS not cleaned up the bilge. The customer spends 75K plus on new motors and IBS cant mount new easy to get to filter heads and...
  447. KID CREOLE

    Knife Trick for Removing Bait from Sabiki's

    Grab one of these out of your kitchen, problem solved
  448. KID CREOLE

    Help planning a pump install

    Why not just add battery capacity to the bank the existing pump works on
  449. KID CREOLE

    No more anchor

    Well at least a Yamaha on anything, lol
  450. KID CREOLE

    Bypassing your oil pump on two-stroke engine

    Good luck and let us know how it works It will be interesting to see how a 50 to 1 oil mix will effect the O2 sensor
  451. KID CREOLE

    Bypassing your oil pump on two-stroke engine

    So you deleted the oil pump on your OX 66?
  452. KID CREOLE

    Bypassing your oil pump on two-stroke engine

    Actually after re-reading your original post it sounds more like your mechanic is just pushing you to buy a new outboard $$$$$$ Understand that the oil system design on these motors doesnt supply a constant 50-1 ratio at all times, much less oil at idle and more at high RPMs to protect the...
  453. KID CREOLE

    Bypassing your oil pump on two-stroke engine

    I own a 2000 OX 66 and would never consider deleting the oil system.
  454. KID CREOLE

    Sunday Doveday

    Only gun I use!
  455. KID CREOLE

    Need some help with the bait tank

    Go with a smaller pump and try to change up or cover the fill pipe and drain, Bait doesnt like running into fixed objects
  456. KID CREOLE

    Bypassing your oil pump on two-stroke engine

    The difference is most outboards wont last as long as Yamaha so at some point parts will age and fail. What year Yamaha, what model?
  457. KID CREOLE

    Bait Question - Socal Tuna

    You can also throw a scoop of bait is a trash bag and ice it for chunk bait/chum
  458. KID CREOLE

    New tow rig recommendations

    Ford made 7.3s in early 2003 Fords early 6.0s had lots of problems, the later 6.0s with upgrades have been very reliable
  459. KID CREOLE

    New tow rig recommendations

    By old trucks and run them until they qualify for historic plates or until they push you into the retirement home
  460. KID CREOLE

    Researching to find the Big Blues.

    Why don't you research to see if any of those seiner captains who got a few of the Channel Islands BFTs are still alive back in the 80s are still alive. I knew two of them, who have since passed away but still know the families really well. And just so you know, as you stated, the f'ing...
  461. KID CREOLE

    New tow rig recommendations

    All jabbing aside, I know there are really good years of D Maxs, not sure what years they are. I don't like the independent front ends on 4wds that Chevys have. The long history of the 5.9 Cummins is rock solid, the only diesel I would have in a boat I will always own my Ford, if the motor...
  462. KID CREOLE

    New tow rig recommendations

    LMAO Pic from my odometer earlier this year, my buddys below from last year. Combined the two trucks now have over 850,000, both run on used vegetable oil. Each have had trannys replaced, mine a set of injectors And before any of you little bitches comment about the speedo showing 80 mph...
  463. KID CREOLE

    How would you fish 1 lb or bigger macs in SoCal inshore

    Fillet them out, cut them in long strips, fish them with a egg sinker for calicos and yellows
  464. KID CREOLE

    Fishing / boating friend

    Tino, I think you are going about this the right way, at least you are asking on how to get started. As private boaters, we know the long list of things we do to make sure our trips go well from trailer maint to boat maint. Most boat owners end up building their own routine on maint, launch...
  465. KID CREOLE

    Freelance 1/2 Twilight (9-10)

    Sand, Calico and Spotted Bay bass bite full speed in the dark if conditions are right and if there are fish around.
  466. KID CREOLE

    wtb 23' Seacraft

    You might have to look on the east coast Tom
  467. KID CREOLE

    Is tuna fishing slowing down

    Wait a minute, I thought some of you said the seiners got all the tuna? You newbies are witnessing the best tuna fishing off our coast ever
  468. KID CREOLE

    Opinion on New Lo-an boat

    I have never fished on the New Lo Ann but I have fished with Marcus when he was on the Royal Star. All I can say is amazing
  469. KID CREOLE

    PICK UP AFTER YOUR SELVES

    Aside from a little anti hunting pressure, hunters are their own worse enemies. As stated above, foot prints and a few feathers from a downed birds is all that should remain. On the property I hunt geese on in Nor Calif we not only pick up all empties but when we pull the decoys we pick up all...
  470. KID CREOLE

    East end yellows

    We feed them once a week or so
  471. KID CREOLE

    Trophy 1802 Bait tank install. Ideas? Does anyone to tank installs in Dana point???

    To hbouldin post, aside from would I would suggest using Starboard
  472. KID CREOLE

    East end yellows

    Oh I'm right there with you 100%!!!!! We cheat though, my buddy has a slip and I built this receiver a few years ago so we have macks year round, not sure how many we can put in there, a few hundred
  473. KID CREOLE

    East end yellows

    Well guys, sometimes you have to launch early and look for bait for a few hours, put in a little effort
  474. KID CREOLE

    Anchor suggestions

    Also, you might consider a used anchor from Craigslist, use it for just fishing the wall then if you lose it no biggie
  475. KID CREOLE

    Anchor suggestions

    Joe, like in B MANS pic, attach the chain to bottom of the anchor and zip tie the top. The LA LB breakwalls have lots of rock bottom around the breakwall, so you can be dropping the pick on sand or rock
  476. KID CREOLE

    Trophy 1802 Bait tank install. Ideas? Does anyone to tank installs in Dana point???

    If you plan on putting the tank right where you took the pics, just build a small spacer out of marine ply to lift the tank up 4" like mentioned above. This is a 12 pak and a few hours of work
  477. KID CREOLE

    East end yellows

    Uhhhh, yellows love little greenbacks, I would fish macks over sardines any day of the week Nice job on theyellow
  478. KID CREOLE

    San Clemente closed?

    Some people fish Clemente and they don't the military shuts it down occasionally?
  479. KID CREOLE

    Catalina Yellowtail

    You're looking for yellows and I want to catch reds, lol
  480. KID CREOLE

    Catalina Yellowtail

    Also realize your approach will change when we get out of this warm water pattern
  481. KID CREOLE

    Catalina Yellowtail

    Exactly, at least you're digging into ways to increase your odds. You don't always need live bait to chum yellows, they like the smell blood and they love current Keep at it
  482. KID CREOLE

    Catalina Yellowtail

    You need to read what Outkast posted! The SB Capt went looking, found fish, brailed bait and dropped the anchor, not really sure time of day was a factor. Learn what yellows look like on a meter, understand on how to chum and anchor your boat. The sport boat has the ability to chum heavy, you...
  483. KID CREOLE

    Where's all the Sandbass?

    So to add a little more to the confusion some of you might just consider this. Structure fish can bite WFO if perfect conditions develop. You have to develop the ability to read conditions, understand how to anchor a boat, know how to position a boat for wind against current scenario. All of...
  484. KID CREOLE

    Sportys anchoring for tuna vs drifting

    Have any of you been on BFT bites at Cortez on the anchor.
  485. KID CREOLE

    Boat upgrade ??

    Just buy a decent boat with a Yamaha, probably with a T Top. Not sure if you're willing to travel but Texas has loads of CCs Mako Parker Pathfinder BWs Many 20ft CCs are mod Vs, seems like once you step up to 21ft many boats are Deep Vs One of my favorite CCs is a Mako 201, short, wide, deep...
  486. KID CREOLE

    Sportys anchoring for tuna vs drifting

    Well I'm paying $2.30 a gallon for diesel at the pump for my truck, its gotta be less at Jankovich for bulk
  487. KID CREOLE

    Sportys anchoring for tuna vs drifting

    The bigger question is if you have a 42 ft Bertram why haven't you and your buddies gone down there for a multi day trip. Diesel $2.00 a gallon split 4-6 ways is a no brainer
  488. KID CREOLE

    Yamaha 225 outboard two stroke thermostat change question

    ABSOULUTELY. Just do some Google searches on the sensor. With out a specific socket you might not be able to remove
  489. KID CREOLE

    Yamaha 225 outboard two stroke thermostat change question

    The beauty about those motors is a TON of them are still in use, so many of us know the ins and outs. Just ask the group
  490. KID CREOLE

    cabrillo dry storage, engine flusher needed

    I live in Pedro, I might be able to help out on occasion
  491. KID CREOLE

    Rpt.-08-28-16 Bass fishing and incredible Bycatch!

    Looks like a Salisupuede trip Corey, nice going guys!!!!!
  492. KID CREOLE

    Foamer at Catalina

    More than likely all spawned out
  493. KID CREOLE

    Where's all the Sandbass?

    Right, WTF are you talking about Azarkon
  494. KID CREOLE

    Where's all the Sandbass?

    You guys that think the Humboldts destroyed the sand bass is nothing less than comical. During 1976 Humboldts invaded with such force that they were being caught on every public pier from Oceanside to Ventura. During the grunion runs that year humboldts were chasing the grunion through the...
  495. KID CREOLE

    Yamaha 225 outboard two stroke thermostat change question

    Doug, You need a special tool to remove. I dont take a chance and bring mine into the dealer once a year and have the power head tuned up. Typically these motors dont smoke a lot for 2 strokes and mine starts to smoke when the O2 Sensor needs cleaning. I also only use Yamalube and Yamaha...
  496. KID CREOLE

    Where's all the Sandbass?

    Guys, does anyone honestly believe that the 100s of thousands of sand bass killed as they came into spawn did not have a huge impact on the population.
  497. KID CREOLE

    Where's all the Sandbass?

    So the Humboldts ate all the sand bass and left all the other coastal fish alone?
  498. KID CREOLE

    Ferringo Boy Bonito Seiner?

    Wow your ability to pick certain data is amazing. Of course over fishing by commercials 50 YEARS AGO led to drastically reduced numbers of both sea bass and halibut The two important things happened which you failed to mention. You may also not no that sea bass cant legally be purse seined...
  499. KID CREOLE

    Where's all the Sandbass?

    I hope you're right Erik! Looking back during the epic 82-83 El Nino and then the La Nina early 90s I dont remember a slow down at all of Sand or Calico bass fishing. Daily limits of King Salmon sure were fun though back then
  500. KID CREOLE

    Where's all the Sandbass?

    I'm bet that during the spawns 20 years ago, just on the Huntington Flats, close to 10,000 a day were being caught
  501. KID CREOLE

    Where's all the Sandbass?

    Over fished by rod and reel fisherman
  502. KID CREOLE

    Yamaha 225 outboard two stroke thermostat change question

    Doug, that OX 66 is a piece of junk, I'll buy it tight now.......jk Keep that OX 66 as long as you can, it is the best two stroke ever made. The Yamaha OX 66 Saltwater series needs good thermostats to keep cylinder temps and fuel delivery correct. It is also critical that on the OX 66...
  503. KID CREOLE

    Ferringo Boy Bonito Seiner?

    Same here "wils"! Sitting around actually talking fishing with people had experience was awesome!
  504. KID CREOLE

    Ferringo Boy Bonito Seiner?

    MLPAs were put in place with science Seabass fishing is made easy for most by the presence of squid. Most sport fisherman have ZERO chance of catching a seabass with out anchoring on a squid nest. Seabass fishing up the coast to SF Bay has been extremely good or did you not know that Just...
  505. KID CREOLE

    Ferringo Boy Bonito Seiner?

    This statement right here pretty much sums it up. Do you also support the science that created the MLPAs? As far as evidence that fishing for seabass, yellows and halibut havent gotten better, I might suggest you use the search feature here on BD and look back over the last 10 yrs of the fall...
  506. KID CREOLE

    Ferringo Boy Bonito Seiner?

    from fishing boat to duck boat
  507. KID CREOLE

    Ferringo Boy Bonito Seiner?

    It is improving since the 14" length and 5 fish limit went in Alby but is a glimmer of what it was 20 years ago. For those of us who know how to fish calicos we can still get ours Thread Hijack: Remember this
  508. KID CREOLE

    Ferringo Boy Bonito Seiner?

    As I stated earlier, over the last 15 years fishing for halibut, yellowtail and white seabass has gotten much better while calico and sand bass have gotten worse. Care to explain this Azarkon
  509. KID CREOLE

    250 ox66 leaking gear oil out of water intake

    More than likely as stated above its your drive shaft seal Call your mechanic, if you dont have one, call West Coast Marine and get it over there ASAP
  510. KID CREOLE

    250 ox66 leaking gear oil out of water intake

    Yup what Johnnie said, get it fixed asap
  511. KID CREOLE

    Making bait in San Pedro Cabrillo Marina?

    Cabrillo is windy most of the summer Bait has been a bit tough in LA/LB Harbor, probably has a bit to do with the incredible amount of chovies that are in the harbor. Also watch the terns Meter, chum, patience
  512. KID CREOLE

    Mystery baitfish and consolation redfish

    We saw them during the 82-83 El Nino
  513. KID CREOLE

    Ferringo Boy Bonito Seiner?

    I still am impressed with your ability to cut and paste. I also find it amazing that you weren't observant enough to pick out that I live in the same town that the Ferrigno Boy calls home. Please dont think your cut and pasting will shed any light on that boat or the family, I've known them...
  514. KID CREOLE

    Ferringo Boy Bonito Seiner?

    Well, you got "Cut and Paste" figured out. You guys are concerned about seiners, you clearly have no idea of the by catch destruction of long lines and gill nets God please bring back the albies so these guys have something to catch
  515. KID CREOLE

    San Quintin, Baja Mexico - Compromise or Fishing Ban?

    If the LR fleet was smart, they would stay off these spots in the AM and let the locals fish. Work with the locals, pass them a lil bait now and then, see the big pic guys
  516. KID CREOLE

    1st Yellow fin

    Congrats for you and your boy
  517. KID CREOLE

    Ferringo Boy Bonito Seiner?

    Assuming I can read thru all the crap you just typed, my god, use spell check or something! First, in my 45 years of fishing I have never seen the epic yellowtail fishing over the last two years, it was the first time in my life I drove past schools of boiling 30lb yellows because I was sick of...
  518. KID CREOLE

    Ferringo Boy Bonito Seiner?

    All I see in this post is another person complaining about seiners because they cant catch fish. Cant wait until I start reading post about windy weather being caused by climate change Just ask yourself, why are some guys enjoying epic seasons and some complaining about seiners
  519. KID CREOLE

    Catalina Channel

    .FRI...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED...
  520. KID CREOLE

    Update on My G2 Update

    Agreed! Apog seems to be a guy who does his home work but clearly in this case the shop dropped the ball......numerous times The owner of this shop clearly didnt seem to think it was important to go over the install with I fine tooth comb before delivering it
  521. KID CREOLE

    Update on My G2 Update

    As much as I am a Yamaha fan, I dont believe in this case the motors are the issue but the shop mounting them. As long as this repower took, the boat should have been returned to Apog in PERFECT condition. Rusted bolts/plugs on a brand new motor is ridiculous
  522. KID CREOLE

    Yellowtail Conservation

    Seals not a problem, seriously?
  523. KID CREOLE

    Stowaway, Granday 2 day Aug 12-13

    will, Way to make the best of this, lmfao, you not only had a stowaway you had a pussy sneak on
  524. KID CREOLE

    Yellowtail Conservation

    Freshwater fish, especially in lakes are a different creature. Lakes here in California which IMHO are grossly mismanaged are their own unique monster. Aside from drought conditions and water management, the striped bass is a major factor of all fish living in lakes that have stripers. LMB...
  525. KID CREOLE

    Going to Catalina and need advice

    If you can buy or make squid at the island that I always a good thing. You really only need live squid for yellows, cbass and calicos will eat dead squid just fine. If you end up with fresh dead squid, keep it cool and out of the sun and dont rinse it off, ink is a good thing
  526. KID CREOLE

    Yellowtail Conservation

    I gotz a theory, wanna hear it. The better seabass bites from lets say around the mid 90s up until 2010 or so were at the islands, SCI, SBI but primarily at Cat. there was also many excellent years at the Channel Islands as well as a few great coastall bites as some of you were around for the...
  527. KID CREOLE

    Yellowtail Conservation

    The reason the seabass seem scarce is that for the majority of folks who fish them, anchor on the squid grounds and wait for a swim by. Squid has been scarce so have catches here locally, there have been plenty of seabass caught just not where you might think. Seabass are very skittish and...
  528. KID CREOLE

    Small 17 Ft. Center console steering cable issues

    Sorry about our headaches Ricky In the future try to post up a problem with your boat as soon as it starts to show. Assuming you have no issues with the motor pivoting right to left, the steering cable is a very simple item to replace unless the cable is rusted into the pivot tube. Your boat...
  529. KID CREOLE

    Is anything biting at the horseshoe?

    conditions conditions conditions
  530. KID CREOLE

    Yellowtail Conservation

    So how did catching as many legal sand bass as possible work out for us? My bad, they were wiped out by the Humboldts or was it the Mexican seiners............
  531. KID CREOLE

    Yellowtail Conservation

    These little yellows are born on kelps and are mostly pelagic until the get to one of the islands. These yellows will probably stay as long as they survive, so the more that arent killed raise the odds of better local and island fishing in the future Once this water cools and we settle back...
  532. KID CREOLE

    Flying the Kite on 8-10-16

    CONGRATS That bastage is fat
  533. KID CREOLE

    San Q locals not happy with Long Range Fleet

    Oh this new generation of fisherman is way more fucked up than the hay days of All Coast
  534. KID CREOLE

    An observation about the San Quintin vs Long Range dispute

    Good post Erik. You guys keep shitting on Mexico and see where it goes. I sure hope the albies come back so there's some dumb easy fish for some of you to catch
  535. KID CREOLE

    Small 17 Ft. Center console steering cable issues

    The lenght of the boat is not really the issue, some boats are easier to place steering cables than others thats why I asked what kind of boat it was. 7.5" of play in a steering system is a system about to fail
  536. KID CREOLE

    Small 17 Ft. Center console steering cable issues

    I would try to get Boat Works to resolve the issue or give you your money back What kind of boat does your friend have?
  537. KID CREOLE

    my 2016 giant bluefin story

    Great story. Although I haven't been off shore this summer, I saw fish much larger than 300 lbs last year
  538. KID CREOLE

    Update on My G2 Update

    17 Days per motor
  539. KID CREOLE

    Yamaha 350 HELP PLEASE.....

    And to StinkEyes post, I had a similar issue last week. Engine would occasionally die after fishing a few hours. Cleaned strainers, checked VST, checked lift pumps and so on. The symptoms were lack of fuel, once the engine died it would take 8 plus squeezes on the primer bulb. So I remembered...
  540. KID CREOLE

    Newport Harbor skiff fishing

    Fish the harbor like you would fish large mouth in a lake, structure, structure structure
  541. KID CREOLE

    CalStar 800xl

    Great rod, caught tons of cbass with mine on leadhead squid combos and swimbait cbass as well
  542. KID CREOLE

    Beware of pay wash down machines at Dana Point, Etc.

    Also, stretch your quarter and throw one of these in your boat
  543. KID CREOLE

    Rockfishing > Yellowtail

    Really Nice. I will take a pile of reds over yellowtails every day
  544. KID CREOLE

    Beware of pay wash down machines at Dana Point, Etc.

    Yeh Randy I have been very lucky, but it also makes me wonder if yearly tune ups by only Yamaha authorized mechanics, running only Yamalube and running Yamaha Ring Free or Sea Foam has made a difference.
  545. KID CREOLE

    Beware of pay wash down machines at Dana Point, Etc.

    The other thing you guys might do is buy a couple poly drums, strap them in your truck, fill them with fresh water and their you go. Bring your own water, pump and no worries. Personally, I want to rinse off the brakes, suspension and motor ASAP
  546. KID CREOLE

    Update on My G2 Update

    Damn................
  547. KID CREOLE

    Beware of pay wash down machines at Dana Point, Etc.

    The wash down doesnt run long, you just have to pay attention. I have always used the hose attachment on my 2000 OX 66 Yamaha and RARELY ever use the muffs. I have had one thermostat replaced in 16 years before today. I had the guys at West Coast Marine change out the thermostats today while...
  548. KID CREOLE

    7-24 INSANE BFT off Carlsbad!

    Right now there is an opportunity to catch trophy sized BFTs off our coast and you guys still find shit to snivel about Of course you have no problem buying fin bait caught by seniers who have plenty of by-catch. it used to be we waited until late Aug earl Sept to fish BFTs on the hook at SCI...
  549. KID CREOLE

    Seabass in the Kelp tips?

    Seabass are not line shy but calicos can be. So, go with heavier fluoro and when you hook a seabass pull hard, seabass have very little stamina and when they get buried in the kelp they will often die which makes them tougher to get out of the kelp. Seabass are inquisitive and lazy, they...
  550. KID CREOLE

    Correct Propeller Size...

    I have a slightly different take on this. Outboards, especially two strokes dont like being dogged, they like to spin. So what I do is run a undersized prop on my 225 Yamaha on my 23ft Mako. IMO most of the time the ocean is too bumpy to ever run WO. I can reach WOT in the harbor easy...
  551. KID CREOLE

    Jackstands

    Or a local lake with a ramp
  552. KID CREOLE

    Commercial rape of tightly grouping animals

    Sooooooooooo all the BFTs in the eastern Pacific are just off the coast of Southern California, lmao
  553. KID CREOLE

    Commercial rape of tightly grouping animals

    It needs to be managed by real numbers, not emotion! Of course we can all turn our heads to the 1000s and 1000s of 3 lb yellowtail being caught by private boaters and sport boats over the last 18 months
  554. KID CREOLE

    San Pedro Channel to Slide 8/3 (No Fish)

    Just my opinion but this super warm water does not have a lot of life in it like the cooler greener water on the beach. You might have a better shot at yellows at Catalina with the fin bait and slow trolling denes/macs
  555. KID CREOLE

    Okay so where are the fishing reports....?????

    Crowds are a problem especially off shore, who wants to invite idiots out to screw a shot at a local trophy
  556. KID CREOLE

    2006 mercury 115hp efi four stroke not going over 4000 rpm

    Get it into a shop for a tune up.
  557. KID CREOLE

    FROZEN!.....not the movie" Evinrude `140

    No worries, good luck
  558. KID CREOLE

    26 Seaswirl....sinking near 9 mile bank currently 10:35 am

    Assuming this was a smaller thru hull a pair of 2000 GPH bilge pumps should have been able to handle a cracked thru hull. I have two on my 22 ft Mako Also, good nylon doesnt just break, it starts to show spider cracks as it ages, this should have been noticed long ago All thru hulls should be...
  559. KID CREOLE

    Nados 8/1

    CONDITIONS CONDITIONS CONDITIONS
  560. KID CREOLE

    FROZEN!.....not the movie" Evinrude `140

    FYI Mike!!!!! https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bpo/5703442707.html
  561. KID CREOLE

    Bassing on the Ducky off Newport 7-30

    Hope all is well with your mom Kurt I will be PM'ng you for some lead heads soon Kurts lead heads are awesome guys
  562. KID CREOLE

    Update on My G2 Update

    Fingers crossed for you
  563. KID CREOLE

    Seiners Unbelievably Suck! Exotics was Great

    Jon I just call it like I see it, I buy bait caught by seiners, do we ban them too, which actually helps me out as it would keep 99% of the weekend idiots off the water. There are quotas on the BFT caught, I dont know what they are, does anyone here know? Yes my buddy was on a 50 yacht, How...
  564. KID CREOLE

    Seiners Unbelievably Suck! Exotics was Great

    THIS!!! While you little bitches with little knowledge or the balls to go out an look for your self, the tunas bit good for my buddy today, they hooked 10, landed 8, small fish was a taped out YFT of 88 lbs, their bfts were over 100. They were on fish for 3 hrs before they saw another boat
  565. KID CREOLE

    Black Sea Bass--Ventura pier catch/killed

    These are the type of fisherman who are giving leverage to the antis
  566. KID CREOLE

    Seiners Unbelievably Suck! Exotics was Great

    This shit is so funny, I cant imagine the sniveling if there were still the amount of seiners working the coast as there were 30 years ago
  567. KID CREOLE

    Update on My G2 Update

    I wouldn't want to fight either but every post you put up about this shop screams of incompetence. I have installed a handful of V6 outboards and none of them have taken more than two days so I just don't get these guys. You have them putting the old switch panel right, if there is any glass...
  568. KID CREOLE

    Update on My G2 Update

    Pretty simple issue, tell them where you want the gauges, once you get the boat back have a fiberglass guy make repairs then send them a bill. The tech could have sent you a pic of the location of where he wanted to put the switches first, right!
  569. KID CREOLE

    Seiners Unbelievably Suck! Exotics was Great

    Well has anyone blamed the Humboldts for the lack of tuna yet?
  570. KID CREOLE

    Yamaha 350 HELP PLEASE.....

    Guys there has to be a way to check fuel pressure before you swap out pumps
  571. KID CREOLE

    Yamaha 350 HELP PLEASE.....

    As Chad said above about West Coast Marine, I would give them a call, my bet is they would spend the time to talk to you and advise you what to do! I don't know much about the 4 stroke Yamahas, but from what your motor is doing sounds like a fuel flow issue. My 2 stroke Yamaha will run poor...
  572. KID CREOLE

    Towing question...

    Hopefully the boat wont drag the vehicle down the ramp
  573. KID CREOLE

    Towing question...

    I think you better buy another tow vehicle
  574. KID CREOLE

    Who Bought the Kelp?

    Change out that damn Mola Avatar and put a hot chick there you'll get more like I guess
  575. KID CREOLE

    Who Bought the Kelp?

    Lack of kelp makes calico fishing much easier, time to adjust and know how to anchor your boat
  576. KID CREOLE

    Who Bought the Kelp?

    They're two rare ocean events that happen and very few people see it One event is called El Nino where the water warms up and the kelp dies The other rare event is called current! The current pushes whatever kelp that is left down and sometimes makes it tough to see...
  577. KID CREOLE

    Carlsbad Canyon 7-24

    Best report of the summer
  578. KID CREOLE

    stop posting Foamer Numbers

    Uhhhhh my bet is most of the Mexican Seiners are owned by Americans
  579. KID CREOLE

    stop posting Foamer Numbers

    Some of you need to take a 30 second break before you hit the post button. The commercial guys dont use the info posted on the web and as much as I dont like seeing the seiners I can say that numerous times I have been off shore and had spotter planes fly by, spot fish and do circles until I...
  580. KID CREOLE

    Holy Jumpin Sardines

    Go catch your own bait for free
  581. KID CREOLE

    Custom wrapped rods

    Or walk into and buy a factory wrap. I for one look at a fishing rod as a tool and I certainly would put a custom finish on a pair of channelocks in my tool box. All of my rods that are not factory wraps are black on black double wrap Cal Stars
  582. KID CREOLE

    Today's Report - Fog! 7/23

    I wouldn't go out in the dark without radar, fog or not
  583. KID CREOLE

    Loading MLPA Maps to Furuno

    Greg, call Furuno, pretty good customer service
  584. KID CREOLE

    Dodo vid off Oside

    Nice video! Excellent commentary! Perfect gaff shot on a dodo!!!!!! Take notes on the gaff newbies, one smooth motion
  585. KID CREOLE

    Thursday 7/21 209

    Great report!! Consider adding a little wire in front of those smaller jigs to keep the BFTs from chewing you off
  586. KID CREOLE

    Anybody know what happened on the New Lo Ann today?

    RIP to the person who passed doing what he loved, we should all be so lucky
  587. KID CREOLE

    BFT out of Dana Pt. 209 on a Popper. Very sloppy weather.

    OK maybe I can help some of you understand 1. Left out of Dana Pt 2. Fished the 209 3. He caught the fish on a popper, line size doesnt matter 4. Fish looks pretty fresh maybe caught mid day based on the shadows 5. That water is sloppy for spotting breezing fish out of a small CC Congrats on...
  588. KID CREOLE

    FROZEN!.....not the movie" Evinrude `140

    Saltwater went in thru the lower carb pass the reeds and on the crank
  589. KID CREOLE

    Etec 300 G2 Update

    Gotcha, hope it works out quickly for you!!!!
  590. KID CREOLE

    Etec 300 G2 Update

    Why pull the Optis before every part was checked off on the new install?
  591. KID CREOLE

    Rule Tournament series bait pump problem

    My 1100 ran for 5 or so years and the went bad a year ago. In the last year I have replaced 3, all warrantied but this is getting old. I carry a spare on the boat and have a spare at home
  592. KID CREOLE

    FROZEN!.....not the movie" Evinrude `140

    Mike in the long run its a good thing that it seized as opposed to the internals getting a light amount of rust. Once that crank got a little salt on it she was doomed and could have grenade on you at anytime.
  593. KID CREOLE

    Ridiculous tuna at 2.5 miles off Cbad 7/17

    I'm sure all of you complaining about seiners being in to close never buy bait from a receiver
  594. KID CREOLE

    1979 Mako 23 Center Console with EZ Loader Trailer

    Always loved the lay out of those 23s
  595. KID CREOLE

    FROZEN!.....not the movie" Evinrude `140

    Yeh that 140 is a weird size motor. Have you consider a 150 V6?
  596. KID CREOLE

    FROZEN!.....not the movie" Evinrude `140

    Keep looking for a running outboard to swap out, if the crank, rod bearings and crank shaft bearings are rusted, I just don't see the powerhead being rebuildable
  597. KID CREOLE

    FROZEN!.....not the movie" Evinrude `140

    Those reeds lead right to the crank, unfortunately
  598. KID CREOLE

    Battery Question

    It was just a suggestion, I sometimes run my outboard for 1 to 2 hrs a day and fish on the hook for 10, I need lots of AMP Hr storage
  599. KID CREOLE

    Battery Question

    Well could the same thing be said about two speed reels, fluorocarbon and spectre That is why I suggested for PJ to look into it
  600. KID CREOLE

    Battery Question

    Compare the available AMP hours of two 12s to two 6vs in series(creating a 12v) I just replaced a pair of Trojan T 105s 6vs on one bank that were 6 years old, they can be purchased for about $110.00 a piece
  601. KID CREOLE

    Battery Question

    Jason, have you considered running 6vs?
  602. KID CREOLE

    Input Needed: Which 8 FT Jig Stick

    Also for clarity, when I hear the term "jig rod" I am thinking light surface jigs for bass, yellows, cudas or tuna, therefore I'm fishing light jigs and poppers If I'm using heavy jigs/flat fall which IMHO is more Yo Yo jig fishing the rod I would probably choose 8ft or less
  603. KID CREOLE

    Well, there it is, the zero logic gun bill list has passed

    True it is our state but in true liberal fashion they block access to the activity, example MLPAs. Fishing is still legal just not in those areas and you can expect more and more. So as not to get too damn close to the 2nd Amendment, the liberals make it harder to get ammo, transfer/sell/buy...
  604. KID CREOLE

    Input Needed: Which 8 FT Jig Stick

    My bet is like me, jig rods start at 9ft. I have a 900 M and a 800 M and I would guess I can cast a jig 20 to 30 yds further with the 900
  605. KID CREOLE

    Grady White 209 Escape Trailer Issues

    Russ, take pics and post them, probably some simple adjustments. Yes, the aluminum trailers typically have longer tongues, if storage space is not an issue then I wouldn't worry about the length. Longer trailers tow better
  606. KID CREOLE

    How do u fish the sinker rig BFT?

    What happens when the BFT eats the GID sinker?
  607. KID CREOLE

    Input Needed: Which 8 FT Jig Stick

    Consider 9ft
  608. KID CREOLE

    FROZEN!.....not the movie" Evinrude `140

    Drop the lower unit, if you cant spin the flywheel with the heads off the crank and bearings are rusted. Unbolt it from boat and throw it in the recycling bin
  609. KID CREOLE

    FROZEN!.....not the movie" Evinrude `140

    Find a source for replacement head gaskets, once you find the gaskets, pull the heads
  610. KID CREOLE

    SD Bay entrance jettyand mystery fish

    Actually its guys like you that many don't post here any more. Clearly no respect for the resource and when provided with info from biologist you still have issues with the facts! Stupid is as stupid does Its low tide, climb back under the bridge
  611. KID CREOLE

    Giant Bluefin Video..

    Awesome guys, congrats