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    Fish Dope or Fish Nope?

    I would advise you to watch and read Erik Landesfeind articles and video's on how to find your own fish with all the tools you have to your disposal.
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    Right or left and why

    True left-handed fishing and shooting here, no half breeds.
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    Ice packs and cooler bags

    I have 6 of the Tundra packs and these type of blue ices have changed the way to keep fish or game cold or frozen. West Marine doesn't make anything I'm sure the Tundra company makes theirs and puts their brand on it.
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    How many processed bags of tuna will fit in a 100 quart cooler?

    Use dry ice but take some cardboard to put between the fish and dry ice to prevent cold burning the fish. Put the dry ice on top of the stack of fish as the cold will sink to the bottom. If the fish is frozen it's 0 degree's, ice is 32 degree's your warming your frozen fish. If you insist on...
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    Tuna rig with inline sinker...

    I didn't that's why I can afford my own boat and don't worry about the price of fuel.
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    The end of TR1 BioySoy

    I've ran my TR-1 bought in 2004 to 2020 without any problems at all. Finally died after 16 years of hard use. I replaced it with another TR-1 and that's been fine as well but only 2 years old. 99 percent of it's use is in salt water trolling for salmon. I take care of my equipment though and...
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    How to protect my rods when moving?

    That would be a huge bundle.
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    The end of TR1 BioySoy

    Yes, but if you blow a hole in your seal and have a spill the fine is $250,000 to raise a child to 18 years old. Use the right fluid.
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    Kill bag for big game?

    Instead of ice I bring an Engel 120v/12v, freezer/refrigerator cooler and freeze Tundra blue ice packs. The Tundra's freeze down to zero degree's so I rotate the 5 pounders every 12 hours when needed. Doing this I have frozen elk quarters solid in 2 days without the worry of melting ice.
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    Hwy 5 Car Camping

    Don't forget your pistol.
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    Fishing memes

    But expect a turd on your pillow.
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    Custom trailer step

    Nice job but if you go on Pacific Trailers website they have bolt on everything for boat trailers and they're hot dip zinc coated.
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    Lake Powell

    With your boat you have I'm assuming better equipment for fishing as the rentals are geared for pulling rug rats around on tubes. Take your boat.
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    Finishing a Plier Wrap with Turk's Head Using Tag Ends

    Why would you spend time wrapping a POS China made crap pliers. At least get a good pair of USA Channellocks. It's like putting $4,000 dollar rims on a $200 dollar car.
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    Need Nomad Madmacs 200mm Sardine!

    It's NOT poor planning as much as China has 150 million people locked down in their houses because of their zero covid (Commie Flu) policies and can't go out for food or go to work. Most of these areas are in the manufacturing provinces so if they don't make them you can't buy them. This is...
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    Boat Owners - What MPG You Gettin?

    A 22 foot Gregor (aluminum) with a 115 Honda gets 3.5 to 4 MPG if the sea's are reasonable. A bonus is I get better MPG pulling as well compared to a Parker style heaver boat.
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    What is the best color sunglass lens for spotting kelp paddies early in the morning ?

    And the Amber 580's for overcast or foggy days.
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    Red snapper fishing from boat...

    We don't have Red Snapper on the West Coast. Wish people would learn the names of the fish instead of calling all red fish Red Snapper.
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    Whole lot of Crabs

    Because of his name, It's a more common name in the Vietnam area.
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    WORST ROOMMATE EVER....

    They're dummy's or more accurately sex toys. You might need glasses if you can't tell the difference.
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    What is this?

    Up North (above San Francisco) it's just the opposite albacore is the normal with bluefin being the unicorn. Funny how 400 miles can make a difference and yes I know it's the Humboldt current.
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    Tips / Tricks for Fish vs. Sea Lions?

    A 100,000 Eskimos can't be wrong.
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    Tips / Tricks for Fish vs. Sea Lions?

    This is what we do up North when they grab a salmon. They can't eat underwater they have to come to the surface to eat so run at them to make them dive. Keep forcing them under over and over till they let the fish go then reel it in as fast as you can. Obviously this only works on a private boat...
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    Catching Halibut at Anchor.

    Where's here?
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    Instagram- Looking for followers or to follow other Bloody Decks members?

    Nothing is free it will cost money or your soul.
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    Believe It or Not...

    That's like saying I beat my wife every day and she hasn't left me yet. You know your going to pay for your bad decision one day.
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    Fishing memes

    Ain't that the truth.
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    Weird stuff floating at sea

    Because they're stable in high winds, the thin ones blow away too easy.
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    Memories of days gone by...what are some of yours

    We could get a hardon without a blue pill but since we can't that means more fishing time.
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    Gear bag for non-fishing stuff on 3+ day trips

    Go to any Surplus store and pick up an Army duffle bag they're tough and cheap. If it's tough enough to go to war I'm sure it'll be fine on a boat trip.
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    New Saltiga Star Drag

    Everything old is new again. I have 2 left-handed 30's from 20 years ago still going strong, great reels.
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    Chicken

    Those were the days when real men fished.
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    Chicken

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    Crystal Pier Bait and Tackle forced to close by rent increase

    Where is this at? What state? Not everyone who reads these is a local that knows where your talking about.
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    Cool Foil

    Need to go fast to get the foils to work.
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    In -line Weights

    That's a bigger box, even with the small box if you stack them right you can get 15 to 20 pounds of lead in them. I shipped 100 1 1/2 oz jig-heads to a guy in a USPS small box.
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    Muscle Cramps...

    Had the same problem and the cure is electrolyte drinks. Costco has a bag of packets of what they call Liquid I.V. it has 3 times the electrolyte as in sports drinks like Gatorade. The small individual packets are poured in a water bottle and drank so it's easy, fast and convenient. You can...
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    Flurocarbon

    Why not? There are no rules of what you can use in certain situations.
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    USPS Fee for 'round' item - Have you seen this?

    Here's your first problem you said "She" then the next problem is she is an USPS worker a double whammy. It's like going to the DMV to get a straight answer on a problem. They don't hire Rhodes scholars for these positions.
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    Recapping your pissed off moments….

    And this is why I bought my own boat.
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    Saltwater Dungeness died...

    What! they didn't close down recreational crab season like they did in California because they thought a whale could get tangled up in the rope and float? If you need stupid people up there we have plenty to export.
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    Channel Lock 718 Availability

    That's because they pay American wages at Channel Lock instead of Chinese 12 year old workers with a bowl of rice in Chinese factories.
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    best eating rock fish???

    Smells just like a package of Black Cod thawed out from the freezer.
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    Channel Lock 718 Availability

    Harbor freight is Chinese made crap. Don't support the enemy that's trying to kill us. Bought 2 pairs on Amazon.
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    best eating rock fish???

    If you think that smells funny try Black Cod out of the freezer. Smells out of the package like a Friday night at a whorehouse. When cooked no smell and one of the best tasting fish out there.
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    Big Panfish Havasu

    I did click the link and the same picture just enlarged. That is beyond huge.
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    Fishing memes

    Ahh! Whores and boats both money pits.
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    Fishing memes

    That will teach you not to park your boat in the garage.
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    What to do with a new-in-box Penn 6/0

    That's why I don't listen to women they seldom have any good idea's or advice.
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    Big Panfish Havasu

    The guy in the hat or the back of a fish?
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    Why is it we keep cruising the classifieds for gear?

    Same reason we still look at the girls when we're married.
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    Boat trailer adjustment

    You can order their trailer parts too and install them yourself. Everything they have is bolt on so it's easy. Done this many times on my Pacific trailer.
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    Don't forget to pull your bearing buddies and check stuff...

    What I do is at the start of trailering season jack up each wheel off the ground and spin it fast as you can by hand. If there's a problem with the bearings you'll hear a low rumbling telling you to change the bearings. Use good bearings like Timken and not the cheap China made crap.
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    SD bay diesel $

    Yeah it's called road tax. Boats, farm equipment and off road equipment doesn't pay the road tax to maintain the roads since they don't use the roads.
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    Shimano split ring pliers

    First thing I would do is check your credit card bill to make sure they didn't charge you for 3. If they screwed up the package they can screw up the billing.
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    California Boater Card

    Thanks for the clarification. I wonder who's going to enforce it in the ocean? Coast Guard is Federal and this is a State issue so State Rangers or F&W? Up North launch's don't have State Rangers running them
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    California Boater Card

    What's Silverwood a lake? Did they tell him to trailer his boat because he didn't have the card and what authority carded him.
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    California Boater Card

    Has anyone been checked for the cards? Who's checking the Coast Guard, F&W or someone else?
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    Stealth Sinker Rig

    If you put a little piece of shrink tube on both eye before you dip it then pull it off after it's cured is an easier way to keep the eyes clean.
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    Decoy egg snap

    Go to LurePartsOnline.com they have a snap I've been using called Stay-Lock Snaps part number 4224 that is killer strong. The problem with the Duo type snaps with me is when a bigger rockfish or lingcod would bite down on my swimbait they would unsnap the Duo types. With the Stay Locks it all...
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    Solid Rings

    That would be a chain link size.
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    Decoy egg snap

    What's the difference between a Duo Snap?
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    Spreader bar question

    You missed the point on what he was saying.
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    Mustad Rip Roller Through Wire?

    Sounds like a good exchange a 400 gram lure for a 240 pound bluefin.
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    Where do you get your chlorophyll charts?

    I have the Terrafin subscription as well and you can download the charts to your phone and use them even when out of cell range. Comes in handy when I chase albacore up North to refer to as we're searching for schools.
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    Pink Floyd…Irish style

    As a person who bought that album when it came out when the earth was flat and dinosaurs roamed they sure gave that old song more depth with the orchestra.
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    Need help with deckboots

    Have you heard there's something called the internet that you can order anything from? Gemplers has them look them up along with a 1000 more sites that sell them.
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    Flare hawk jigs

    Go to lurepartsonline.com and make your own.
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    UPDATE to April 10th Post: My last Trip with Friends "that want to go fishing"

    Golf is Gay you have your own balls to play with when your fishing.
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    what happens when you put a star drag out of gear

    ALL reels including spinners should have there drags backed off when not in use between trips.
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    Knife jig rigging?

    What I do is open the split ring with your pliers then with the hand holding the pliers take your thumb and push or pull on the bottom of the split ring. That will further open the split ring to double the size of the opening to slide whatever your putting on it.
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    Baitcaster Suggestion

    Sounds like you should spend money on cleaning and lubing your reels. I have reels that are 40 years old still running like new because I maintain them.
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    Albacore or Bluefin… what’s your favorite?

    The best fish is one that's available in your area. Up North albacore is our only tuna we get, yes an occasional blue shows up some years but that's a unicorn catch.
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    Emeryville Rockfish to the Farallons - What to Bring?

    When your fishing deeper than 150 feet with mono your not going to know half the time when and if your making contact with the bottom. Stick to spectra.
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    Reccomended Trolling Setup

    You can get a UglyStik rod new at a fraction of the price of a top end stick. I troll with 5 of their 7 foot, 30 to 60 pound models with no problem. I did modify them by taking the tip eye off and replacing it with a roller tip. 25 years of using them with no problems mated up with Penn 4/0...
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    What is the SMALLEST boat you have taken offshore/Islands?

    There were a small handful of guy's at Shelter Cove in Northern Calif that had special boats that they built up run 40 miles out for albacore. The boats were 10 feet long (aluminum), 35 HP outboards and a stand up center console. They were like a motorcycle on water and went fast like a bat out...
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    Lefty Newell

    As a lefty it's nice to find a crumb that fell off the table for us to scramble for like a roach to grab. If you a lefty you know what I'm saying.
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    HAPPY EARTH DAY!

    Not so much as everywhere but mostly from Commie China.
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    UV light and it’s effects

    Where did you get that UV light?
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    Surface Iron for Albacore Tuna

    Thanks for everyone that threw in their opinion that answered the question. I have thrown a lot of hardware to them over the years but surface irons are not to be found up here like down in SoCal. As it's not ocean fishing time up here yet but getting the boat and gear ready the question popped...
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    Surface Iron for Albacore Tuna

    I'm in Northern California (north of S.F.) where Albacore have been coming around every year. Bluefin are rare so it's not Why we want them back as this is what we get every year up here in NorCal, Oregon and Washington.
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    Surface Iron for Albacore Tuna

    I have a question for the old guy's in SoCal back when you had an albacore run. Did you guy's ever throw surface irons at them? I fish for them in Northern Calif from Ft.Bragg to the Oregon border trolling and throwing lures like swimbaits and we pound them that way. Ever since I threw my first...
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    Cod and ling jigs. Easy home remedy.

    If your asking whether this ingot from Rotometals is harder than the Lyman recipe I would say yes with the amount of antimony in it. Casting with the Lyman mix with a mold insert would be about the same as a bought lure like a Colt. You can see the different mold inserts on Lureparts.com. Hope...
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    ABU JDM

    Really? It's coming from oversea's, everything is in short supply or nonexistent plus if it's shipped it's sitting on a ship out of L.A. Another issue is he might have been scammed like a lot of people have been.
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    Offshore Salmon Opener 2022 4/2 Moss Landing

    We would have gone out in the real Northern California (North of S.F.) but the forecast was 20x10 with 35 knot winds with 55 knot gusts.
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    ABU JDM

    I think your biggest concern is whether you receive it or not. All my Abu's (20+) have that info in the box instructions.
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    Assist hooks?

    No worries I've done that a few times myself.
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    Assist hooks?

    He meant when the deckhands were removing lures out of the fish not sitting in the rack.
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    Im tempted to buy it!

    That's a pump shotgun holding a plump pump.
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    Im tempted to buy it!

    Thought it was a dog begging for a treat.
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    Made my dog a peephole to watch for ninjas

    Warning signs like that declares that you know the dog will attack. Made a court case a slam dunk that you won't have a house or boat to watch. Rethink having that sign posted.
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    My last Trip with Friends "that want to go fishing"

    Yep Spoons he got Forked.
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    Fishing memes

    I think I see your roof leaking problem.
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    Cod and ling jigs. Easy home remedy.

    Linotype was used in the printing business a couple of decades ago. Youtube Linotype press and you can see what and how it was used for. Linotype is used by hobby bullet casters so I would look around for it at the scrap metal place or internet. The Lyman bullet recipe is 10 pounds of plumbers...
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    Cod and ling jigs. Easy home remedy.

    Pretty slick going to have to try that. Here's a trick too add 10 percent of Linotype to your pot and it'll make the lead harder so it won't be beat up on the rocks too soon.
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    My last Trip with Friends "that want to go fishing"

    Yep I have a 4 gallon bucket for the girls and a 2 gallon bucket for the boys on board.
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    My last Trip with Friends "that want to go fishing"

    Your "friend" is an asshole for doing that to you without asking you first. I'd leave them all at the dock for that move.
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    THIS IS HOW WE DO IT

    Remember buying gear will only make you better at fishing if you have the talent to begin with. You can buy a basketball but it doesn't make you Michael Jorden.
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    THIS IS HOW WE DO IT

    That's the one I saw.
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    THIS IS HOW WE DO IT

    That's what the videos are for it shows you the why of the design.
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    THIS IS HOW WE DO IT

    It's a rod that Hanson is selling look on his website he has video's on it.
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    Newell help please....

    That reel I said to throw in the trash was beyond repair. It was pitted from salt water and not taken care of it wasn't worth saving. I have reels that are 30 years old and work like new but I break down (20+ reels) every year for the season. If you want to check my trash it's a Wednesday.
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    Fishing memes

    Weed out the stupid one before they breed.
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    Newell help please....

    Just checking on the cleaning as I see a lot of guys don't do this. Last summer in Ft. Bragg the guy in the next berth said he lost 3 salmon to line breaking. I said let me see your rig and pulled on the line to test the drag. You could hear the grit grinding as I pulled it. I asked how old the...
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    What do you guys eat on the boat?

    Just a tip a Keto diet can be hard on your kidneys. I was teasing you about the food as I'm from Italian decent and we call your list Hors d'oeuvres before dinner. Haha
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    Newell help please....

    When was the last time you cleaned and lubed the reel? It amazes me that I see guys with reels that are years old and they haven't cleaned or lubed them yet complain they don't work properly.
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    Boat US Ad

    Install an ad blocker app and problem solved.
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    What do you guys eat on the boat?

    And a defibrillator. Clear! ZZZZZZzzzzz.
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    Fishing memes

    Because people in city's don't know the difference.
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    Fishing memes

    That's a raven.
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    Year labels for processed fish....

    I always make sure I have zero packages of fish in the freezer by May 1st every year. Friends will take and appreciate well taken care of filets off your hands so there's no waste of fish.
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    Soldering solid rings - Iron vs Torch..? Flux needed?

    But the heat can take the temper out of the steel making it soft and bendable so it won't bear loads anymore.
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    Soldering solid rings - Iron vs Torch..? Flux needed?

    Mini as map/oxy is too hot.
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    Soldering solid rings - Iron vs Torch..? Flux needed?

    Need a small torch (Dremel tool makes a good one) a soldering iron won't get hot enough.
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    Tsunoda vs channel lock pliers

    It matters buying from China that wants to kill the USA.
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    Origin of the palomar knot?

    Did Pal Omar wear a turban and have a flying magic carpet?
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    Is Aliexpress legit?

    The Chinese commy government subsidizes these companies with free shipping so they can put other companies out of business. Support your locals as I'm sure your job relies on locals as well.
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    Tsunoda vs channel lock pliers

    Made in China Crap buy Channellocks they're made in USA.
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    SoCal Downrigger setups

    The small releases are good for freshwater lakes as your gear isn't as heavy as salt fishing and trout generally don't have the weight to pull the line out of the big releases.
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    SoCal Downrigger setups

    In your picture I see your using the trout size release from Scotty. You would be better off with the large size made for salmon to hold on to larger line better so you won't get releases from trolling too fast from water resistance. I've been using Scotty releases for 40 years and they work the...
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    Fishing memes

    Yum.
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    Fishing memes

    Then what am I frying in the pan?
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    Scotty downrigger digital counters

    Yes they make lithium AA and AAA.
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    Is This The Best Way To Tie A Dropper Loop?

    Yeah it all looks good till ya pop your nut then you have to hear her yammer for the next 23 3/4 hours about how she hates fishing.
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    Lithium Batteries and Trolling motors

    Except Tesla batteries which are made in Sparks,Nv with special government permission all lithium cells are made in China because of EPA standards. China has poisoned 100 of square miles with their lithium production that the EPA won't allow over here better to screw up China than here. Better...
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    Just Wondering why my last post was removed!

    What happened to the old staff? Were they replaced with a rainbow of colored hair people that will die alone with their cats with no sense of humor or any others sense as well?
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    Bass fishing and inshore

    Or smaller.
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    Tahoe Area Hardwater Trout 3/14/22

    Yep The sentence of what was she thinking and the answer is no thinking was involved.
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    Boats are expensive

    I wonder if you substituted the word boat for wife how that would work out? Boat free fishing, Wife free pussy. Now break the cost down for each. Blown engine $30,000, Wife having a kid $250,000 till 18 each. Maintenance Boat 5 to 10 thousand a year, Wife and kids car, food, house, bills...
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    Boats are expensive

    100 yards offshore NO, 20 miles offshore YES. It's a sliding scale.
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    What do you guys eat on the boat?

    I should have thrown in if I'm running for albacore that's a 4:00am to 8:00pm trip I'll take a couple of sandwiches too, along with the other snack stuff.
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    What do you guys eat on the boat?

    I'm there to fish not jack around with food like a tailgate party. I take crackers, jar of peanuts, Oreos to snack on between fish.
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    Need tips for fishing lingcod at Coronados

    Lingcod are from 20 to 2,000 feet deep according to F&G charts.
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    CARB Live PUBLIC HEARING March 24th in Sacramento FYI

    It's never one last time just this time around.
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    Lithium Batteries and Trolling motors

    Yeah when your doing that it will. Running down batteries that far is like beating your wife everyday and wondering why she left you. Those batteries were beat down.
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    This seasons fishing & boating will be very expensive....

    You still have to get it down to the water.
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    Lithium Batteries and Trolling motors

    HIs problem with his AGM's is a maintenance issue. I have to replace mine every 8 years but I know how to take care of them.
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    Lithium Batteries and Trolling motors

    Look at the Battle Born batteries as there made in Reno, Nevada. They have battery banks that might fit your boat better. Their chargers can charge depending on which on you buy 10 to 85 amps an hour.
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    Fishing memes

    My minnow isn't going anywhere near that tuna.
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    Cod rod

    Do you mean Rockfish since real cod are on the East coast?
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    Boat Trailer Safety Chains may Fail if Twisted

    Because twisting the chain will raise the chain up from hitting the ground so it won't spark causing fires. I know what your going to say cut it to size but if you have more than one trailer and pull vehicle one may fit right but the other one won't. Twisting is the easy solution.
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    Charkbait Fred Hall Sale

    Thought the Fred Hall Show was canceled?
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    Hotels? Not So Funny

    Fishing with a Furry with a fringe on top.
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    Fishing memes

    If you have fishing gear and catch fish you'll aways eat.
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    Lingcod frankstein jig

    I've caught about a 1000 lings by now and can tell you they will eat a gym sock on a hook if you put it in front of their face.
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    Pole Tube Capacity for Flight to Mexico (Alaska Air)

    Sounds Gay but that's what he meant.
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    Like a virgin.

    Ohhh Yeah.
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    Battery Recommendation for 24V TM

    Just got my 100 amp Battle Born made in Reno, Nv not China. If your going to get a Lipo watch a youtube guy called Ice Hole Power He takes apart all brands of Lipo's to see if they are any good. Spoiler alert most of made in China are crap that don't deliver half of the power amps that they...
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    Opiniins?

    Damn you know your lures.
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    Battery Recommendation for 24V TM

    Sounds like a maintenance issue than a battery issue.
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    Best all-around offshore reel?

    I think that's call anal glaucoma I can't see my ass coming in to work today.
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    the fred hall show, long beach, 2018 wednesday, march 7th, 2018

    Didn't see that. Was watching Alans report for last week and he posted 2018 and I didn't catch it. Looks like I wasted a Rod Boner thanks for setting me straight.
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    the fred hall show, long beach, 2018 wednesday, march 7th, 2018

    Is Cousins back in business? When did this happen?
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    BIG Swells and High Winds today/Wednesday Offshore....Whew!

    Geeze up in Northern Cal we call this a good to go fishing day. You SoCal guy's are spoiled with flatter sea's.
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    How do you store rigs?

    Here's a loaded Fish Field jig roll that works great. They have about 6 different sizes. Rolls up less than 4 inches.
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    How do you store rigs?

    I cut a piece of tubing and put it over each hook to prevent that from happening.
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    Fred Hall show canceled

    And she'll tell you no sex because you have to be separated by 6 feet.
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    Read if you have AAA for RV Towing (and boat trailer)

    Had Progressive and used it on a van accident. I was the worst fight to get them to fix it right like trying to install a China made POS windshield on a Sprinter van. Repairs were done at a Mercedes, BMW dealership and the 20 year experience collision manager said it was the worst experience...
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    Anyone lose a boat off San Pedro?

    Don't think that top would fit on a 10 foot skiff. So the answer is a hard NO.
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    Sealing deck boxes

    Makes you wonder where the rest of the boat is.
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    Boats are expensive

    Just watched a new video on youtube from Born again Boats called New vs Used boats that addressed this. He's a boat mechanic from Florida and highly recommend watching before buying used to see what you're getting into.
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    April 4 day?

    I'm sure if you called the boats they would tell you what the plan is.
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    35,000+ Gallon Sewage Spill closes Newport Bay

    The pipe is treated to the point it can be used for irrigation water. The sewer backup is raw sewage the same shit you flush down the toilet. Remember raw sewage is 90+ percent waste water not a 35,000 gallon sized turd.
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    Best Sealant for bait tank drain

    Make sure the silicon you use is underwater rated as not all silicons are.
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    Oil spill at HH Sunset Aquatic

    Oil floats, outboard water inlets are underwater below the floating oil.
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    Dan Hernandez magic metals

    Apply liquid instant glue to the threads that will hold it.
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    Dan Hernandez magic metals

    More like dragging your ass and forgetting everyones name.
  168. C

    5 Laws of fishing cattle boat etiquette

    Ghetto talk from the low hood.
  169. C

    Fishing memes

    And that's why I wear long work pants fishing.
  170. C

    F&$#ing thieves.

    The people get what they VOTED for, this isn't rocket science.
  171. C

    Best gas station for fueling up near Sunset Aquatic Marine HB

    Trying a new fuel in an engine that says don't put it in can lead to a blown engine. I'm in a colder area and your renewable is probably vegetable oil I imagine that will congeal into a solid under 40 degree's. Stick a bottle of vegetable oil in your refridgerator and take a look at it after a...
  172. C

    Best gas station for fueling up near Sunset Aquatic Marine HB

    Did it have the 10 percent ethanol sticker on the pump or the 15 or 85 percent sticker. The 10 percent will not harm modern outboards but 15 percent can blow them up. You have to look at the pump stickers to decide if you should use it. I was in San Diego going to fill up my Sprinter diesel van...
  173. C

    Best gas station for fueling up near Sunset Aquatic Marine HB

    Why? As long as it's Top Tier gas it meets the highest standards.
  174. C

    Best gas station for fueling up near Sunset Aquatic Marine HB

    Do you park your boat in a commercial parking lot? Is it close to the ramp?
  175. C

    Refinishing Hard Plastic Lures

    You can buy clear lures bodies at Lurepartsonline.com to paint. They have a big selection of styles for the DIY people.
  176. C

    Commercial Boats for Sale? Any help appreciated.

    Reason you can't find them is most of the owners went broke and their boats rotted away at the dock. Up in Ft. Bragg there was a guy that bought around 12 salmon boats with salmon permits when salmon fishing turned to shit and he hoarded them to sell when times got good, never did. Not one sold...
  177. C

    Winter Sucks, But...

    You'll spend more on these than a boat plus when she leaves you she'll take the boat with her leaving 2 rods in your hand with no place to use them.
  178. C

    How many rods can I use while fishing in Tomales Bay?

    Better read the rules it depends on what your fishing for that will dictate how many rods you can use.
  179. C

    Black Sea bass trying to eat a yellowtail

    I thought it was a video loop him saying that over and over.
  180. C

    Bob Sands! Spread the word

    The people get what they voted for.
  181. C

    Grinding down the cam of a penn international 20 VISX

    Because they make reels for the 98 percent of the market that doesn't care or know about things like this. What Alan does is for the 2 percent lunatic fringe (mean that in a good way) that are always looking for an edge.
  182. C

    Start to finish, how to tie and fish a flatfall

    No it's a new style of rod and reel that's meant to be fished that way. Can see an advantage to it.
  183. C

    Free your mind

    I guess with all there tackle advances they haven't invented a gaff yet.
  184. C

    Bait Tank Pumps That Last

    Have you installed anti-vibration pads under the feet when you mounted it? Helps a lot.
  185. C

    New BD Dating Function

    Is that connection by any chance the place where Red Rocket goes to visit the place where Corn Eyed Brown Trout live?
  186. C

    Rigged Flat Fall and Knife Jig Storage

    Have 4 jig and lure rolls coming from Fish-Field. They have 6 different sizes to chose from.
  187. C

    San Francisco fishing questions

    If you haven't be to S.F. in a while I better fill you in. S.F. has turned into a shit hole with homeless and criminals. 90 cars are broken into every DAY plus the city has a Shit App you download that tells you what street to stay off of because shit and piss is so bad that 3rd world diseases...
  188. C

    Ocean's Legacy Jigs

    You can fish with 3 hooks down there up North it's 2 hooks max for rockfish?
  189. C

    Anyone Have A Kid That Does This?

    This is what you get your kid when the Birth Control fails.
  190. C

    Islands Favorite way to cook rock sole and sand dabs?

    I'm fishing Ft. Bragg up North so that might be a little out of your neighborhood. As far as the gear a sabiki bait rigs in a size 2 (2s keep the smaller ones from being hooked), bait it with a piece of squid around 3/8s x 5/8s inch hooked once through the strip. Find a sandy/muddy spot 150 to...
  191. C

    Saw this. Looks like fun.

    No catch and release on that one I see. Looks like you bounced her a little hard bringing her aboard.
  192. C

    Snapped a rod, first time in 40 years

    Yep that was an Ugly Stick commercial.
  193. C

    Looking to sell some of my reels

    Really? You send a $1000 to a complete stranger to see if you get the product. There's a reason BD posted at the top of the classified a warning of scams.
  194. C

    Do Bluefin Tuna see colors?

    Thanks for the link it's very interesting.
  195. C

    Snapped a rod, first time in 40 years

    How many of these 8 foot rods were in the back of pickups with 6 1/2 foot beds with the tops of the tips resting on the tailgate jumping up and down driving down the freeway? Then they wonder why the tip broke.
  196. C

    Guy fell off boat in Channel Islands

    That's why I use a 2 gallon pee bucket with a rope on it to empty and wash it out before I stow it.
  197. C

    FOR SALE NIB BUSHNELL ELITE 1500 RANGEFINDER WITH ARC

    NIB means it wasn't ever used and your pictures shows it's been out in the woods a few seasons.
  198. C

    Tri Axle Trailer

    Yes I did and all it said was he needed a trailer to borrow nothing else.
  199. C

    Tri Axle Trailer

    Didn't know he needed a triple axle anything as he was short on pertinent information.
  200. C

    Getting older is tough

    Damn I hate it when a pee hard on is a poser.
  201. C

    Tri Axle Trailer

    Yeah I was going to offer my Home Depot 4X6 utility trailer.
  202. C

    Getting older is tough

    I thought that would be opposite about the stiffy in the morning?
  203. C

    Getting older is tough

    What's that tuna spiking tool doing there????
  204. C

    Long Rods for Surface Irons

    Go talk to Danny Wade he's the High Priest of Iron fishing.
  205. C

    Avet T-Bar Knob

    Go to Charkbait they carry a lot in stock or they can order it from Avet.
  206. C

    Fresh dead / live bait

    Everyone was a rookie at one time.
  207. C

    Fishing memes

    Ain't no sense to eat a rib with no meat on the bone.
  208. C

    3M 5200 Banned from being shipped to California

    Depends on application 4200 is a fast set that you can use after 24 hours. 5200 is a week time of cure before use. The faster a set time the weaker the repair I wouldn't use 4200 for below waterline on a boat but would on rubber boot tears. Choose wisely.
  209. C

    3M 5200 Banned from being shipped to California

    Another one is windshield washer fluid that's rated freeze proof like -25 to use in winter. That's why any products that can't be bought here is an excuse to make a run to a neighboring State.
  210. C

    Off season

    If most of the people on this forum did this type of off season fun the only thing we would be driving is a Wheelchair.
  211. C

    Anchovy or Mackerel Oil?

    Pro Cure sells all scents on their website, pro-cure.com.
  212. C

    Front hitch or Trailer Valet

    Backing in is harder and you have that done pulling it straight out is easy. If you had a front hitch you would have to put the head in the receiver, hook up the boat, pull the boat out 40 feet, unhook the boat, take the head out of the front receiver and install it in the rear receiver, turn...
  213. C

    Would you hit this?

    Tie a red Do Rag around its neck and herd it toward Compton that should take care of it.
  214. C

    best online tackle stores

    What are you fishing fresh or salt water? For salt you have a shop called Fish Head on the Gold Coast that looks crazy good that will ship.
  215. C

    How long for hooks to "rust-out"?

    I remember seeing in Outdoorlife magazine( about 40 years ago) a picture experiment on bass that had the hooks remaining in their mouthes after the line was cut. Everyday they took a picture to see what happened to the hook and wound site. This was fresh water of course and what they found out...
  216. C

    January fishing

    Yes they're delicious. Just cut their head and gut sack off and there ready to fry or bake.
  217. C

    On The Boat Swage Tool

    They're both made in the same factory and branded with the name and logo of who ever ordered them.
  218. C

    Where's Eric Landesfeind

    Thanks I don't do anything on so called Social media which is another way of say Dumpster Fire.
  219. C

    Too much rain and too little fishing

    Wonder how it tasted?
  220. C

    Driving to Baja

    Its a good idea just to take a picture of it on your phone to have when needed.
  221. C

    Where's Eric Landesfeind

    Don't do F**kbook.
  222. C

    Where's Eric Landesfeind

    I have subscribed to Pacific Coast Sportfishing for decades and have clipped his articles out to file them for future trips information. I was wondering about his weekly fishing report whether he is still going to post them. I know it's a slow time for fishing down south but he usually fills in...
  223. C

    How to get back in the boat...?

    I have to give credit of my so called idea to Alan Fong at Fishermen's Wearhouse in Sacramento. They use to make fishing video's and had the motor rescue tip on one of their episodes.
  224. C

    How to get back in the boat...?

    Another way with an outboard motor is kill the motor have them step on the cavitation plate with both feet, hang on the motor cowling, then hit the up button. When the motor is up then they can step into the spashwell.
  225. C

    Front hitch or Trailer Valet

    Just use your rear hitch, use both your mirrors, go slow and you'll be fine.
  226. C

    Where's Eric Landesfeind

    Eric Landesfeind hasn't had an article in quite some time in BD. Does anyone know what's up with that I miss his take on all things fishing.
  227. C

    Portable fuel tank leaking?

    All motors that need a portable gas tank comes with one.
  228. C

    Gale warnings start the last week of 2021. Geez

    That's why I'm duck hunting instead.
  229. C

    Volvo Penta white steam/smoke

    Have you checked your thermostats? I check both my outboards every maintenance service and they're always clogged with bites of seaweed sucked up the intake. Maybe not opening up all the way so the water is hotter to form steam.
  230. C

    Portable fuel tank leaking?

    This is why I only buy the brand of gas tank the motor is. Replaced the old metal Mercury tank after 30 years after it started to rust through with the new style Mercury plastic tank. Never had a leak problem even when it was out in the sun with the vent closed swelled up like a bullfrog. You...
  231. C

    12/18 Indy return and stolen truck

    There's company's like "Spot" that sells little GPS pucks that you can track your ride from your phone. Doing that you can give the police the numbers or take care of the problem yourself.
  232. C

    Inshore morro bay

    The ones with the corn eyes and the peanut smile?
  233. C

    Inshore morro bay

    When you say Cod do you mean Rockfish?
  234. C

    What does this do ?

    They're sliding sinker you use when your fishing on the bottom with bait in rivers or surf fishing. Fish grabs your bait and the line runs free thought it so the fish won't feel the weight of your sinker.
  235. C

    Trailer loose bolts or sabotage?

    The paint pin is a great idea. The car companies do the same on new vehicles.
  236. C

    Trailer loose bolts or sabotage?

    ALWAYS hand torque all your bolts and nuts home even when you use an impact wrench. If you over torque the wheel nuts it can round out the rim hole where the wheel nuts WILL loosen. If someone was to sabotage your brakes I would think cutting the brake tubing with linemen pliers would have been...
  237. C

    I was looking for something else and found this

    Only if they were drug dealers.
  238. C

    I was looking for something else and found this

    Drug deal gone right, one less drug dealer. Scum killing scum no humans involved.
  239. C

    I was looking for something else and found this

    The take away on this is pay your bill's.
  240. C

    Possible new oil sheen spotted off Bolsa Chica State Beach...

    Oil has been naturally oozing out of the ground in the Southern Cal for 1000's of years.
  241. C

    Below-Deck Helium Tank Install

    Only when the tank goes out of date, but they want to see the tank to check the date code before they fill it.
  242. C

    Favorite brand of fluorocarbon line?

    The color in the lines mono or floro is so light doesn't "pipe" down the center of the line to make it more visible to the fish. The coloring in the line doesn't allow the light to bleed out the side to be less visible to the fish.
  243. C

    Capt. George Farnsworth "Kite Tuna Catcher" - 1906

    The way you wrote about it you said he sold his boat BECAUSE of the disappointment. If you had said he sold his boat so he can buy another boat the whole narrative of the story would have changed. Words make the story, by you framing it the way you did YOU made him look like a pussy. There was...
  244. C

    Capt. George Farnsworth "Kite Tuna Catcher" - 1906

    Sounds like your buddy is a little sensitive to sell all his stuff after one disappointment in life.
  245. C

    Fishing spots near Staples center Los Angeles?

    Thought those were the Brown trout they always talk about?
  246. C

    Calstar Shirt Girl

    That's exactly why I didn't have kids they're always shorting your shirts or bank account. Haha
  247. C

    Missing boater off of carpinteria Ca

    Hard to be tethered to the kill switch minding the trolling poles but I've been looking into the motor kill fobs that you wear. If you go overboard it kills the motor.
  248. C

    Missing boater off of carpinteria Ca

    Alway's have a piss bucket in my boat a 2 gallon one for the boy's and a 4 gallon one for the girl's if any on board.
  249. C

    Fishing spots near Staples center Los Angeles?

    Reasonably safe means they're not that good of a shot so they probably will miss you than connecting. Remember serpentine running.
  250. C

    Looking for recommendations on electric trailer dolly

    If you get one look for a brand that has the wheels separated on either side of the frame instead of the ones that have both wheels together in the center of the frame. The wide one is more stable when trying to turn tighter corners. I don't have a brand recommendation but I would get a corded...
  251. C

    Fuel transfer pump for portable containers?

    This is someone who's thinking is right if your going with a pump.
  252. C

    Fuel transfer pump for portable containers?

    I don't use a pump on my 5 gallon gas cans. I put a spout extension on the spout then lift and pour. No problems doing it this way to look for a pump. The extensions I use is a No-Spill 206 flexible spout extension. There 6 inches long and if you get 2 of them you can link them to 12 inches...
  253. C

    Fuel transfer pump for portable containers?

    I would think long and hard about getting a cheap ass pump for gas transfer. That boat going up in flames offshore because you bought a Harbor Freight made in China piece of crap while you and your crew have 50 percent burns while you tell them but I got a great price for the pump won't be...
  254. C

    Over 100 Voiced Opinions at CARB Meeting-Vote=2022

    Better realize the source of the pollution is all the vaginal turds you people down there are cranking out causing the pollution. It's predicted that in 2050 California will have 100 million people here. You'll be saying then that these were the good old days.
  255. C

    NEW Oil Sheen found near site of HB Oil Spill again=FYI

    LA harbor is the most inefficient harbor in the world as far as off loading is concerned. The Union won't allow and continue to fight 24/7 operations or upgrade to automated systems to speed up the off loading. The city has been fighting a rail spur line that would bring trains to be loaded...
  256. C

    Reel service.

    I break down all my reels every year whether I use them or not. Remember the light bearing oils we use can and will evaporate out of the bearings sitting around 9 months waiting for the start of the next season. If you wait till you feel or hear grinding it's tearing up a part that's meant to...
  257. C

    Braid to spool knot

    I always tie on a 5 foot piece of mono (20 pound)on the braid to attach to the arbor then there no question if it will slip under pressure.
  258. C

    Illegal to have 2 assist hooks on a flat fall plus a hook on dropper loop for rockfishing in Socal?

    Same reason Walmart can sell catfish chum buckets even though it's illegal to use in Calif. The lures are probably sold all over the US where they are legal to use. Just cut off one hook or more and be done with it.
  259. C

    Reds & Copper Rockfish Bag Limit Decrease Coming?

    If your not using a desender device stay on land.
  260. C

    Reds & Copper Rockfish Bag Limit Decrease Coming?

    Get a desender device.
  261. C

    black diesel exhaust

    Everything in California has a cancer warning on it.
  262. C

    Tow vehicle question

    Is the suburban a 1/2 or 3/4 ton?
  263. C

    Penn International 30VISX HELP!

    Go white braid and mark it yourself with colored markers at what depth you find useful.
  264. C

    Here we go: Chumash Marine Sanctuary

    By using their I got here first as an excuse for banning 7000 square miles of fishing water that they didn't even use during their 15,000 year history. Sounds so noble till you realize "They" protected everywhere you fished with any excuse they can find like MPA's, the 30/30 scam, etc till...
  265. C

    Here we go: Chumash Marine Sanctuary

    I'm getting tired of every time an Indian took a shit that site was sacred that's code for screwing all of us out of something.
  266. C

    Online Honda Parts vendors

    Think the delivery time is related to the fact of the Commie Flu screwing all the supply chains? Be glad you get them at all.
  267. C

    Weapons and Assault Rifles

    I call mine "Ol Scratchy Snatch"
  268. C

    Revo

    Look at Eric Landesfeind youtube channel same guy that writes the fishing report on BD.
  269. C

    Shipping recommendations OH to CA

    Do a road trip and pick it up yourself.
  270. C

    Container Ship Debacle

    Lucky I already had my coffee in hand.
  271. C

    Container Ship Debacle

    What I said.
  272. C

    Container Ship Debacle

    What I said.
  273. C

    Container Ship Debacle

    They're the problem. The unions won't let the ports run 24/7, won't allow them to automate to speed up unloading. Not enough drivers because people are lazy fucks any more plus Calif won't allow trucks in the state that don't meet the crazy pollution controls so truckers won't come into Calif...
  274. C

    Salmon heads for lobster bait / Orange & LA County CA.

    Up North we use the sport caught salmon carcass's with the heads for crab pot bait without a problem. It's either use them for bait or they go in the dumpster.
  275. C

    Anybody up for a little shopping ?

    I didn't know you could pick one up to throw it overboard.
  276. C

    Surface Iron Fishing Tips - Things to look for for more erratic action

    The only person you should get surface iron advise from is Danny Wade.
  277. C

    Whats the best setup for sleeping on deck?

    Have to roll her in flour just to find the wet spot.
  278. C

    Ruger #3

    Look at the Thompson Contender rifle series with interchangeable barrels.
  279. C

    Artificial Plastic Baits HARMFUL to Children because of Lead???

    That's the reason you don't listen to wives when it comes to common sense.
  280. C

    Abu

    Check out Erik Landesfeind video's on screwtube he's a Abu reel guy with great advise. I bought a Abu Beast because what he was catching with his as I'm an Abu guy myself.
  281. C

    Possible vids of your favorite surface irons

    Search on YouTube there's dozen's of video's.
  282. C

    Spooled with wrong line

    I've done that a hundred times with no problem. You need to practice your knot tying because the uni x uni is a relatively easy knot to tie.
  283. C

    You can only own *three* fishing books. They would be....

    Seems to smell like tuna.
  284. C

    Foul weather gear on a sport boat out of SD

    Take the pants to a seamstress to hem them to your height (or lack of height) and problem solved.
  285. C

    Put it in the cab…

    Exactly what I was thinking.
  286. C

    Put it in the cab…

    Police won't even respond to these unless a dead body was attached to it.
  287. C

    Oil Spill

    From what I remember years ago is there's natural seepage of oil that has covered beaches and coastlines down there for 1000's of years. Tar balls on the beach people would complain about.
  288. C

    Put it in the cab…

    You really expected it to be there when you got back?
  289. C

    How many rods can I use while fishing in Tomales Bay?

    There's a lie in the above answer. F&W doesn't print hunting or fishing booklets anymore you have to use their Shitty website to try to find something your looking for. Good luck with that.
  290. C

    Oooooold rod I.d.

    I bought an Eagleclaw backpacking 4 piece rod in 1970 and it was a bright yellow. I still use it today and it turned into the same color as the one shown. They can turn color over the years.
  291. C

    Affliction

    Wouldn't be surprised if the guy who owns the Affliction went down to his berth and just saw the tip of his tower showing.
  292. C

    AFFLICTION

    Smells Like Tuna
  293. C

    Leg Cramps

    Have the same issue. The problem is when your fishing you sweat more than you think even when it's cool and you have a jacket on. I cure this by drinking nothing but Gatorade while out in the boat. The electrolyte in it is the cure for cramps all the other so called cures all have salts in them...
  294. C

    Sinker weights..

    If you use USPS flat rate box you can ship as many weights in it as you can put in it for around $6.00. I once mailed 16 pounds of leadheads cross county that way it's a great deal.
  295. C

    Oregon payback

    This has been making the rounds for decades.
  296. C

    That was a close one...

    Whoever soldered it did a shitty job didn't cover the other side of the ring. You should always look at the rings to make sure there soldered right at the store.
  297. C

    Offshore Why the launch ramps are closed

    I've got my 2 shots and yes I know I can still get it but If you don't want to get the shot I'm OK with that as long as you know I don't care through your choice if you die. Open up the ramps.
  298. C

    Shotgun issue

    All ammo companies build their ammo to SAMMI specifications and test each batch before they go out to market. If the chambers are not cut properly in your shotgun to tight tolerances it can allow the shell to expand too much to cause it to separate. In 60 years of shooting over 100,000s of...
  299. C

    Shotgun issue

    Not the ammo It's the 3rd world shotgun you bought. Buy a good shotgun and you won't have a problem like this. You're lucky when this shell separated it didn't take part of your face with it.
  300. C

    Minno bucket for greenbacks?

    They have collapsible wire baskets with a spring closer door on top for sunfish fishing that will work perfect for you. They sell them at Bass Pro, Cabalas, Catfish Connection and places that cater to fisherman in the South.
  301. C

    Looking for bait table mounting ideas

    A cheap and easy bait cutting table is a cafeteria tray like we had in school. I glued a 1/4 inch thick rubber mat to the back for weight and non slip on surfaces. The good thing is you can store it out of the way when not in use.
  302. C

    Chamfering surface iron holes...

    What I've done to mine is I took a 3 to 4 foot piece of 1/16 inch thick nylon cordage and applied buffing compound to it. Buffing compound comes in 4 different sticks from coarse to fine I start with the coarse as it will cut into the aluminum smoothing it. I tape the ring out of the way, put it...
  303. C

    Fisherman’s Gift

    Cut a piece of foam mattress they sell at stores like army surplus store they carry all sizes and thickness.
  304. C

    Is it just me or...?

    R RV's are in the same boat price wise plus used trucks
  305. C

    Downrigger ball management?

    I've had 6 of the Scotty ball holders on my boat for 22 years without one jumping out and I've been salmon fishing in gale force winds. Have 1 at each downrigger and 4 stowed in a compartment as extra's for rock eating downrigger ball pinnacles. Mine are 10 pounders and I don't tie them down.
  306. C

    How many of you are ambidextrous SPJiggers?

    As a left-hander with about 25 reels that are left-handed generally you will pay the same or a little more than right-handed reels. Up North I've caught over a thousand lings biggest one was 45 inches/38 pounds. I use a Lamaglas 8 ft salmon back bouncer rod with a Abu 5000 series Record reel...
  307. C

    Would you take your family to La Paz?

    I was answering the statement that you have a better chance to get shot in the USA. try to follow the conversation.
  308. C

    Would you take your family to La Paz?

    Better check your stats on that. Tijuana has a 134 murders per 100,000 residents in a year. TJ has 2.2 million people so with simple math that's 2,948 murders in a year. That's only one town, factor in the rest of the border towns and the body count is over 10,000 a year and rising.
  309. C

    Highway 5 Ambush

    The Cartels run Mexico not the Government.
  310. C

    Red Canadian duckworth on float 10

    That same thing happened a couple of years ago at Noyo Harbor in Ft. Bragg. The ending was different the boat sank at the slip and had to get a diver to raise it up with float bags. As we get older (me) take time to double check all systems to make sure there off.
  311. C

    Lowrance HDS vs Garmin Echomap sv with Autopilot

    I have a HDS live and a buddy has the Gen 2 in his boat and the Gen 2 is slow to go screen to screen. Go with the HDS and I don't use the Live feature as I use mine in the ocean.
  312. C

    Fort Bragg Albies ?????????

    We use 10 at Bragg, 68 at Shelter Cove.
  313. C

    Crimping Heavy Monofilament with Nicopress (Initial Results)

    When I read your testing results I thought man that guy has some time on his hands. Don't be too insulted as you went on the lunatic fringe testing as it was interesting but the average guys here puts more thoughts on how to get more beer in their ice chests than crimping pressures. You must be...
  314. C

    Probably doesn’t belong here but…might lose sportfishing

    Instead of recalling quit voting for them in the first place.
  315. C

    Pink vs clear for bluefin

    Red is the first color to disappear in the light spectrum at 10 plus feet it will look black.
  316. C

    Live Report Albacore Hot Bite!

    Thanks in SoCal when they say iron it's usually surface irons so I needed clarification. I'm in Bragg waiting for a window opening for tuna.
  317. C

    Live Report Albacore Hot Bite!

    When you say iron what lures are you talking about?
  318. C

    Pink vs clear for bluefin

    I remember reading an article on why they color line. Clear line or floro will what they call light piping transmit light down the center for a distance that fish can see. By putting color in the line the light won't transmit as far making it more invisible.
  319. C

    Disposable Knife Jigs..1 and done

    The finish is there to catch the fisherman buying it. It's the action of the lure and fisherman that gets it bit.
  320. C

    Where do you guy's have your clubs at? Hard to imagine duck hunting in L.A. I'm up in Northern...

    Where do you guy's have your clubs at? Hard to imagine duck hunting in L.A. I'm up in Northern Cal in the middle of duck hunting area's.
  321. C

    When I reply to a post instead of saying Crowman it says You. How do you change it to my handle...

    When I reply to a post instead of saying Crowman it says You. How do you change it to my handle? Thanks. PS didn't know you were a duck hunter.
  322. C

    Inshore Fort Bragg Charter Recommendations - Not a Report

    Glad it all worked out and you both had a good time.
  323. C

    Inshore Fort Bragg Charter Recommendations - Not a Report

    You still at Bragg? I'm here now myself.
  324. C

    Spinning for yoyo and surface iron

    Depends on how good looking she is.
  325. C

    New ice chest

    I have a 160 quart Yeti but I don't use it on my boat as it weighs 57 pounds empty add 50 to 100 pounds of fish and it's a ball buster to lift with one person. I have a Igloo 150, 5 day with the stainless steel hardware on it with heavy duty handles that works perfect. Have used it for years...
  326. C

    Sato Line Winder-anyone have video or?

    Put a washer and a split ring under the wing nut and your problem will disappear.
  327. C

    What's this spot called and what/how do you fish there?

    Nothing attracts a crowd like a crowd.
  328. C

    Offshore Ok its not really starting to piss me off anymore

    How did he break an Avet? Run over it with a truck?
  329. C

    Which one of you is this part 3

    I think that's called the KKK harness.
  330. C

    Mexican fishing license with a felony?

    I wouldn't rely on what happened in the 90's to what's the rules are today.
  331. C

    My new yellowtail lure

    Doesn't Warbait out of S.D. make bigger underspins?
  332. C

    So-Cal Bass Webinar - #BDLive by Costa

    Will this be available to listen to after the event?
  333. C

    So-Cal Bass Webinar - #BDLive by Costa

    Yeah everyone wants your information out there and it's not in my best interest to give it to them.
  334. C

    So-Cal Bass Webinar - #BDLive by Costa

    I want to listen to it but I don't want to give all the information you want to register.
  335. C

    Modify Your Palomar Knot!

    An overhand knot isn't a Granny knot. A Granny knot is when you try to tie a square knot and don't have the rope and tag end going through the same side where it will slip and not hold.
  336. C

    Knot tying poll for min 65# braid to 25# Fluoro/Mono

    All knots have weaknesses mainly when under tension they cut into each other and separate. Watch Toitfishing.com when he zooms in close when he is testing knots and see it happen. The glue jams the lines in the knot so it can't constrict to cut through. The glue doesn't glue the lines together...
  337. C

    Knot tying poll for min 65# braid to 25# Fluoro/Mono

    This ought to stir some shit up but I use the uni to uni then apply some LocTite ultra liquid glue to the knot. In 10 years of doing this I have NEVER had a knot failure. When snagged and I have to break it off it's always below or above the knot by quite a bit. I fish for over 60 days in the...
  338. C

    Kill Bag - Reliable or an Opah

    I have them both, have used my Reliable on albacore with no problems. I bought the Opah and it has 3 times the insulation built into it for more ice storage than fish storage for albacore runs. Have to get my ice the night before a offshore run and It will do the job better for my purpose.
  339. C

    What's the record time to get pulled over in Baja?

    Yes it was simi-joking. The Mexican people generally are very nice but their culture of graft, drugs, the cartels killing mass amounts of people over shadows the good people down there. The cartels run the country with their government cowering in fear of them. These are the Mexicans ruining Mexico.
  340. C

    What's the record time to get pulled over in Baja?

    The trouble with Mexico is its a poor nation because its full of corrupt politicians, owned by drug lords.
  341. C

    Tips on taking better fishing photos...

    Great tips from someone that knows his craft.
  342. C

    Flex Seal for Aluminum Boat Leaks??

    Yeah definitely wear ear protection.
  343. C

    Flex Seal for Aluminum Boat Leaks??

    No problem it's us old dogs that have to train you young pups on proper ways to repair things. Young kids aren't being taught these things any more.
  344. C

    Flex Seal for Aluminum Boat Leaks??

    Reset the rivets. Flip the boat over if you can and have someone under the boat with a large hammer (2 pound head) push on the rivet with the face of the hammer. You on top take a 1 pound head hammer and as your buddy pushes up under it give the rivet a good tap. Don't smack it too hard as it's...
  345. C

    Storing Ice

    Might want to look at bags they use for sandbags during flooding. There tough and you can reuse them for your ice 100's of times. Just take a piece of 550 cord to tie them shut. The volume of the bag is enough to transfer with ease but not so heavy you struggle with them.
  346. C

    NIB Penn Torque 12G

    Thanks for the reply, makes sense.
  347. C

    NIB Penn Torque 12G

    Why you selling it?
  348. C

    Need a Cannon Pedestal Mount

    No problem. I even ordered my 2 Cannon's from them with no tax and free shipping.
  349. C

    Fluorocarbon Leaders For Yellowfin – The Eyes Have It

    That why lines are colored is to prevent what is called "piping" of light down the center of all mono's. Alway's wondered why there was pink and other colors leader material till I found a good article about the why they do it.
  350. C

    Anbody ever order rods, reels, etc from FishingTurbo.com?

    And when you buy from them and your next post is questioning why all the tackle stories are closed in your area. Buy from the people that support the fishing community where you live.
  351. C

    Need a Cannon Pedestal Mount

    There's a online site called fish307.com that carries all the downrigger parts you need. I've used them for years a great company.
  352. C

    Beginner Sac River setup recommendation

    Use to fish at the Colusa area for strippers in my 15 foot boat years ago. Never used any line (mono) over 20 pound and caught one that was 30 pounds with no problems. Most fish your going to catch are 10 pounds or less so heavy tackle isn't needed.
  353. C

    Early Season Albacore

    I subscribe to Terrafin I subscribe to Terrafin.
  354. C

    Early Season Albacore

    Just checked and the water out to 70 miles off of Ft. Bragg, Ca it's 52 to 54 degree's. Not quite tuna temps yet for me to take a boat ride vs a fishing trip.
  355. C

    PARKING AT THE LANDINGS?

    Steel wool will damage glass.
  356. C

    PARKING AT THE LANDINGS?

    If its on the window take a razor knife that's made for scraping and it'll take it off with no damage to the window.
  357. C

    dang

    I see why he did the holes to make it lighter which makes sense but when your casting all day it looks like water can enter the holes from your line to wet your bearings. If I did this I would tear the reel down after every trip to clean and lube it.
  358. C

    Saltwater Importance of fluoro vs mono leader - salmon?

    I fish for salmon in Northern Calif in the ocean. I fish with Apex lures and Rotary Salmon Killers and both of them I cut off the factory mono and replace it with 30 pound floro. The big reason is it's tougher from abrasions than mono is even though salmon have small teeth they can tear up a...
  359. C

    Save the Sea Lions

    They've got them where they need to be now close up the purse rope and sink it. After 2 hours problem solved.
  360. C

    Inshore Shame on the Enterprise and LB report 3/20

    Read a F&G report years ago when they were testing the effectiveness of descenders. They sent down fish that had bladders out of their mouth and eyeballs popped out down to 100 feet. There was divers waiting at 100 feet that put the fish in holding cages to watch them for 3 days to see if they...
  361. C

    Jackpot Money

    I live here and agree with you 100 percent.
  362. C

    Waterproof kill bag?

    Check out the Opah kill bag I just bought one and it looks quite tight. Haven't used it yet up North but when albacore come in it'll be thoroughly tested.
  363. C

    Hawaiian Oyster Beds Flatten by Tourist!

    If it was an issue wouldn't your F&G make regulations addressing it?
  364. C

    What to do after you mark fish

    What's the plan IF you are their type?
  365. C

    What NEW reel/rod models would you like to see from PENN?

    More Left-Hand reels. Tired of being the bastard child at the family reunion.
  366. C

    Planning for Canning

    A number of years ago China produced single port VW heads that had been out of production for years. They had the spec's from VW and it was a limited run of a few thousand. When they got over here and the first couple of hundred engines were built with them they had a 100 percent failure rate...
  367. C

    Kill bag rigging

    When your wiser you know what type of rope that doesn't absorb blood or smells. He's putting it on the back transom and depending on the load of fish and how rough the seas are may want a more secure tie down. I do use the twist ties your talking about for non critical loads.
  368. C

    Kill bag rigging

    I know this is going to sound weird to you younger generation people. Buy some rope, learn to tie a couple of knots to tie the bag to your hold downs.
  369. C

    Planning for Canning

    Something shitty from China is anyone surprised?
  370. C

    Kill bag rigging

    Every boat is different where cleats and tie downs are located your just going to have to figure out the best way for best. Check out the Opah brand kill bags I have both brands and the Opah is way more insulated.
  371. C

    Downrigger fishing San Diego

    As someone that has used down riggers for 50 years in Northern Cal and still uses them trolling for salmon it's a NO on using them as an electric reel for rockfish. What you should consider if you troll for yellowtails is trying them. They drop your lure right down to the depth your metering...
  372. C

    PARKING AT THE LANDINGS?

    Maybe he was hoping that Southern Cal got better in a year instead of still slipping down into a Mad Max world.
  373. C

    Gaffing stingrays to be released

    Fish don't feel pain. Their nervous system isn't developed up the evolutionary scale like mammals are where we feel pain. But you should still have a net onboard for fish that you release.
  374. C

    Is this right gear for bft and yellowtails?

    The table might be too big to take on the boat and leave the chairs.
  375. C

    Where would you launch Saturday? Shelter Island or Dana Landing

    A good rule of thumb is when the forecast is what we call "square waves" like 5x5, 6x6, etc it's doable with experience but it will be uncomfortable. When it's over that like 6x5 etc your better off staying home or bay fishing.
  376. C

    Inshore Make sure you have your license.

    Southern California has a Ocean enhancement validation that you need and it's cheap $5.97. You can get it at all license venders in the State.
  377. C

    Green Seeker PH LM9

    Matches the green you pull out of your wallet to have it in your arsenal. Great looking rod.
  378. C

    SPJ Technique Video

    Great video thanks for posting.
  379. C

    I thought I’d lost my Pinhead

    That's why I didn't have kids it save me the time to kill them for shit like this. Haha.
  380. C

    Fish finder what am I looking at?

    Your seabass are Rockfish. The worms are fish that are swimming under your boat when your dead in the water or slow drifting. There's a ton of YouTube video's that will educate you on how to use your unit. The echo is from a fishes air bladder that have them but fish like lingcod don't have air...
  381. C

    AQMD Nuts. What’s Next !

    Funny how people vote for the free cheese and butter people then cry when they get ass raped by them with regulations.
  382. C

    Lead weights(sinkers) NON lead weights (sinkers)

    For the fishing ban the Sport Fishing community fought it hard and won. As far as the bullet issue no one really fought it even F&G never said a word even though there's no science supported it. It's just another law to stop all hunting bit by bit, a death by a thousand cuts.
  383. C

    Lead weights(sinkers) NON lead weights (sinkers)

    I can respect the no lead in Yellowstone as most fishing is trout fishing with BB shot weights that birds like loons can swallow. I've used non lead BB shot in streams for over 30 years not that big of a deal. The big deal is when the Lunatic Fringe wants to make the big jigs we use in the ocean...
  384. C

    Lead weights(sinkers) NON lead weights (sinkers)

    The only thing I see is using non lead sinkers in area's that have birds that may swallow them thinking they are small rocks for grit in their craws. As for the ocean we all pretty much use lead jigs, weights, downrigger balls plus all the things they make out of lead. There's a bunch of us that...
  385. C

    Jig addiction

    Only problem I see is you have to open all the packages to put them in a jig box. That's not so much as a problem as fun.
  386. C

    I may have a problem.

    I only reason I bought a bigger boat is so I can bring more tackle.
  387. C

    Rod line rating

    I always bring a reel with me looking at new rods. I string it up grab a person working there to hold a loop in the line then pull to see how it reacts to different pressures. I use the ratings as a suggestion.
  388. C

    West Coast vs East Coast

    Australia fishing is mainly spinners as well, catching GT's, tuna up to 100 pounds with no problems. Use whatever tool suites the job.
  389. C

    West Coast vs East Coast

    Don't have to worry about that now there both dead.
  390. C

    Snap-on Vinyl windows and curtains

    I take a length of thin wall 4 inch PVC to roll them up for storage. The other thing I do to protect from scratching the windows is I bought a length of flannel bolt material (from a sewing shop). I lay the flannel on a clean surface then put the vinyl window on top of it, roll a full layer of...
  391. C

    SI parking shut down for Bear/Cox?

    Yeah recall's cost money but when he get's recalled he's dead politically never to be seen again and for that it's worth it. Get rid of one douchebag at a time.
  392. C

    Email Me for free access to my website

    Did you get my email? No confirmation was received.
  393. C

    Fishing Trip, Outboard Engine Failure (LONG)

    This can be a common problem and here's what more than likely is. There's always stuff floating in water ocean or lakes that get sucked into your engines cooling system. The thermostat opening is small even with it open all the way and the small crap logjams at the thermostat blocking it from...
  394. C

    Inshore What in the actual Fuck

    No doubt about it I got to get a bigger filet knife.
  395. C

    Anyone hear of wreck near Pt Fermin?

    That's what you call it with no border enforcement.
  396. C

    Slaying Some Blue Catfish With Cut Shad - "Secret Bait"

    I heard there possibly in Clear Lake but never heard or read that there in Berryessa. The point I was making is the Southern boy was posting in an area that historically doesn't have them asking what bait we use.
  397. C

    Slaying Some Blue Catfish With Cut Shad - "Secret Bait"

    We don't have Blue's out here in the West.
  398. C

    Inshore Fort Bragg Charter Recommendations - Not a Report

    There all in Noyo Harbor and if you go on google maps you will see them. I've never been on any of them as I have my own boat berthed there. Been around them fishing and they all seem to be the same they're all catching fish. Mid- July generally is the best for salmon but the last 4 years hasn't...
  399. C

    Finally decided on boat name...

    Never named my boat, never cared.
  400. C

    Hiring Crew

    Where is it berthed?
  401. C

    Islands Favorite way to cook rock sole and sand dabs?

    With sanddabs I take a big 12 inch breaking knife (makes it easier) brown side up cut their heads off. Then flip it over white side up and you'll see a little of their gut sack remaining then cut that off and your done after rinsing them off. We just flour/ spice them and quick fry them. Great...
  402. C

    Requested advice from seasoned professionals

    When your running offshore being hopeful instead of knowing can get you killed. Call the boat manufacture they will have a spec sheet on your boat that tells you all the important information you NEED TO KNOW before you throw off the dock lines.
  403. C

    Totalscan Transducer issue

    Same here on everything JPeterson said.
  404. C

    Inshore No joy in Santa Cruz

    Might be different jellyfish but I don't know. Here in Northern California we have these big orange/brown jelly's that can be pretty thick when they get pushed into an area. When that happens I have never caught a salmon in 40 years with them around trolling. Plus what a mess on your wire and gear.
  405. C

    Inshore No joy in Santa Cruz

    If you're in jellyfish generally you won't find salmon in the area.
  406. C

    Totalscan Transducer issue

    Lowrance has a help number to call 800 628-4487. You need better buddy's for information call the number.
  407. C

    Electric Bikes? Do they suck?

    Why? don't leave us hanging.
  408. C

    Mendocino/Ft. Bragg fishing questions from a Florida guy

    I stay at Ft. Bragg for 2 months June to August with my own boat so here's some info. Rockfishing is open and can be pretty good. Salmon is open but the last 4 years has been spotty after the warm water crashed the population. I've heard rumors that it'll be ok but it's a wait and see issue of...
  409. C

    New Article from AFTCO on SPJ Tips

    I agree I've been using flat fall type jigs for 20 years on rockfish and salmon. The big deal is the gear improvement I've watched Japanese SPJ fishing with rods that look like there made for trout fishing catching 50 to 100 pound fish. Amazing technology.
  410. C

    Making bait gone wrong.

    What's the problem? One and Done let's fish.
  411. C

    New Article from AFTCO on SPJ Tips

    I watch a couple of guys that have youtube channels in Australia that do a lot of SPJ and it's deadly.
  412. C

    How to tie sabiki flies

    Clip 2 rigs together and presto 12 fly rig.
  413. C

    Bay / Harbor San Francisco Bay Halibut and Striped Bass

    TIDES are everything when fishing S.F. bay. The shorter tides from low to high are the best. If the tide of the day is less than 4 foot those are the best for halibut.
  414. C

    Inshore Make sure you have your license.

    Got to quit finding your "Friends" at their parole board meetings.
  415. C

    Fishing deep with down riggers. Cable choice

    Cannons have ion control built in the downriggers. The other thing the wire does is auto stop the retrieve when the ball breaks the surface of the water. The spectra won't auto stop as it needs the current with the wire to make it work.
  416. C

    SS table/sink

    A lot of the new commercial sinks they're selling are China made crap quality. They're made with 22 to 24 gauge low quality stainless if your looking your better off with an 18 gauge older used one.
  417. C

    Anyone have recent info/experience on new outboard delivery times?

    At least with Mercury it's made here in the USA so won't have oversea shipping issues but if they rely on offshore companies for parts might be a bottle neck.
  418. C

    SS table/sink

    Your best bet is to find a company that tears out old equipment from restaurants and have the old stuff for sale. At the rate restaurants went out of business with the Commie Flu down there there should be a glut of equipment for sale.
  419. C

    Video: PENN Slow-Pitch Jigging tackle

    Chico Steve this guy has forgot more about fishing than I can remember.
  420. C

    Offshore Swing and a miss deep drop.... and some weird shit happened need explanation

    The guy with the phone videoing backs up and grabs the metal frame of the windshield but doesn't get shocked doing that. Plus he touches the rod foam foregrip saying he got shocked with non conductive material? Just asking for a friend.
  421. C

    Information on services around sunset boat ramp

    Thanks I marked it on my phone.
  422. C

    Information on services around sunset boat ramp

    Thanks marked it on my phone.
  423. C

    Information on services around sunset boat ramp

    I'm only going to flush my motors everyday since I will be fishing everyday I can get out. Will carwash the the whole boat when I leave for home. Thanks.
  424. C

    Information on services around sunset boat ramp

    How much time do you get on the wash down for a quarter? I always study the jaws before I go out we have some brutal ones up North here where if you don't pay attention you die. Thanks for the heads up.
  425. C

    Recs for non-chamber style vacuum sealer?

    I have had VacMasters for over 20 years and have sealed 1000's of bags. The one I have is the model 305 and isn't the chamber type as I use it in our travel trailer and the chamber one is too big to travel with. Everyone that we know that had a Foodsaver broke and was thrown out. About the...
  426. C

    Information on services around sunset boat ramp

    Would be fun to go into his shop look at his wares then proclaim an aquarium would be just as good just to watch his head grenade.
  427. C

    Information on services around sunset boat ramp

    Thanks, I marked down your info and everyones else's on google maps and I'm covered with everything I could need. Thank you everyone.
  428. C

    Information on services around sunset boat ramp

    The Ying and Yang of of Marks.
  429. C

    Information on services around sunset boat ramp

    Thanks for the heads up but I'm a 35 year in the trades plumber. Been in a few discussions where a 18 inch aluminum pipe wrench brought the conversation around to my way of thinking. Don't think I would be going to his shop anyway but I WILL be going to a nicer place that another Mark owns...
  430. C

    Information on services around sunset boat ramp

    This covered most of my needs and I've marked it and all the other's that have replied as well. Thanks. Funny, you have Pacific Edge on your reply and I ordered maps and Mark Wisch's book "Lesson's from a lifetime on the water" from them. I've read all 3 of Brandon Hayward's books as well doing...
  431. C

    Information on services around sunset boat ramp

    Thanks for that important lowest gas price tip. I've marked it on my phone.
  432. C

    Information on services around sunset boat ramp

    Thanks I've marked it on my phone.
  433. C

    No more for me

    OK
  434. C

    No more for me

    I'm coming down to your neighborhood in May and have the same stuff to give a youngster that is starting out. Let me know and I'll bring it, at 70 I'm not going to use it any more. Let me know.
  435. C

    Information on services around sunset boat ramp

    Since I got great advise from you all about where to launch I thought I'd ask for advice again. I'll be launching out of Sunset boat launch can somebody tell me where I can get the important items? Ice either bulk or 20 pound bags in stores close by, gas dock, Taco stands or restaurants, grocery...
  436. C

    Grouper hook size

    I think noodling for groupers would be more groupers with dead noodlers in their maws. Haha.
  437. C

    Grouper hook size

    Check out a site called Catfish Connection it's in the South and they have all the big hooks you could want at great prices.
  438. C

    Need Guidance on a 30 Year Old Fuel Tank - 24'Skipjack Fisherman

    You could alway's pressure test it but I would call the manufacturer and let him tell you what you should do. You could if you decide to keep it installed get a turkey baster with a length of clear tubing and suck up those pieces of the bottom.
  439. C

    Differences in Styles

    Oh Yeah, suck some tail time.
  440. C

    Navionics 912P+

    You are right I talked to the Navonic's rep and they said the same thing keep what you have on the chip but no updates until you re-subscribe. It's worth the re-subscribing.
  441. C

    Navionics 912P+

    I just bought the 912p+ and here's the difference. The 912p covers Washington, Oregon and California but the California map cover south to just about Catalina Island and NO farther south. The 912p+ covers ALL of California plus Baja so if you want map coverage of Catalina and San Clemente and to...
  442. C

    Navionics 912P+

    Bought the same one for my Lowrance HDS unit from West Marine for $385. When you buy a new one you get 1 year of updates with it that you download off their website. After the year is up too have pay for the yearly subscription to continue to receive updates. The updates are worth the money...
  443. C

    Daydreaming

    Watch a youtube channel called"Born Again Boats" they're in Florida (the name is from they take old boats and make them seaworthy again). He has a video on how much it will cost on a project boat there doing which will give you a ballpark on your hull. My 2 cent guess is all of $50,000.
  444. C

    roof tent for camping?

    So was mine. Rooftop sleeping bag burritos.
  445. C

    roof tent for camping?

    Obviously you've never seen what a lion can do.
  446. C

    Differences in Styles

    I've always enjoyed seeing other places and the fishing and tackle differences. I've picked up ideas that I can use in my home area.
  447. C

    VIPER FOR SODA POP

    Clean work.
  448. C

    Another young boat owner in need of some help

    One thing I always do when I launch is snap a 5/8s line 50 feet long to the front winch eye on the bow. Then stow the rope over the anchor pulley then tie off on a cleat tight then stow the rest of the rope. The reason is IF you stall and need a tow before you wash up on the rocks your ready to...
  449. C

    Newport Beach launch ramp

    I got that impression looked at google maps and it didn't look that far to the jaws but didn't consider the speed limit making it a slow go.
  450. C

    Understanding Lever Drags

    Mark has all sorts of informative video's that are very useful for the beginner and veteran fisher.
  451. C

    Newport Beach launch ramp

    Will do. We have to do the same on all the lakes we fish. Thanks for the heads up.
  452. C

    Newport Beach launch ramp

    I decided to launch at Sunset Boat Launch and I'm only going to fish Monday to Friday avoiding the GangBang on the weekends. Thanks
  453. C

    Newport Beach launch ramp

    On further info looks like I will launch out of Sunset Launch as it's closer to the jaws and it doesn't hurt that the Sheriff has their patrol boat berthed there. Thanks for the heads up.
  454. C

    How to rig a Krippled Anchovy

    Yep they still are, I buy the package of heads only and rig them myself with Floro leaders and better hooks. Englund Marine has them in Northern Cal and Oregon when I was there last I'm sure they have them on their website. I would send you a link but I don't know how to do that. The RSK's are a...
  455. C

    Fishing In Mesh?

    The other 2 books are "Getting Bit"and "The Southern California Angler". I have all 3 and have read them and use them for reference. I have fished Northern Calif salt for 50 years and have a good handle on it but SoCal is way different on fish and how too's. The other 2 books are worth the price...
  456. C

    Newport Beach launch ramp

    Just looked it up and I like the idea of the Sheriff's office there looks like a great site. Thanks to all you guys giving me info as trying a new spot to launch being a stranger to the area is hard to know were to go.
  457. C

    We've made upgrades! Click here to learn more and tell us what you think.

    Need a way to turn off the up votes, awards, etc a lot of us don't care or want this type of clutter.
  458. C

    Fishing In Mesh?

    You must be reading Brandon Haywards books on Southern Cal fishing. I've read 3 of his books and your spot on about the SoCal slang but if you read the context of the sentence you can usually figure it out. It's like Valley Talk in Frank Zappas day.
  459. C

    Newport Beach launch ramp

    Thanks for that have you used Davies? Shorter drive out of harbor is a plus.
  460. C

    Newport Beach launch ramp

    Just checked it out and looks tight i'll be using it unless there's better suggestions. Thanks again.
  461. C

    Newport Beach launch ramp

    I'll check that out right now. Thanks
  462. C

    Newport Beach launch ramp

    Thanks guys it's always a little tough going to a new spot. If your ever up North I have all sorts of info for our area.
  463. C

    Newport Beach launch ramp

    I'm a Northern Calif ocean fisher that is coming down to fish Catalina Island for the first time with my boat. It looks like I would launch at Newport Beach launch ramp so here's my questions. How's leaving my truck and boat trailer there for about 2 days at a time? With google maps it looks...
  464. C

    Inshore Shame on the Enterprise and LB report 3/20

    Except wasted 1 month of rockfshing that I couldn't do.
  465. C

    Inshore Shame on the Enterprise and LB report 3/20

    This happened about 15+ years ago up North at Shelter Cove. There was a party boat fishing for rockfish that kept catching these huge Yelloweye rockfish throwing them back to float away. I was fishing in my boat behind them and it look like a line of floating pumpkins they were huge around 8 to...
  466. C

    Inshore Shame on the Enterprise and LB report 3/20

    I've had the same one since the descender was brought out and there great.
  467. C

    need advice - need to locate my freezer outside - shaded spot - upright or chest?

    A good chest freezer cover is one made for a swamp cooler. They come in different sizes and available in canvas or plastic tarp material. I have the canvas one as they're waterproof.
  468. C

    How to rig a Krippled Anchovy

    Thanks for that I'll order one today.
  469. C

    Which crimp is better?

    That is a great article I bookmarked it.
  470. C

    How to rig a Krippled Anchovy

    Looks like your rig will work just fine but I noticed your cleaning board that you were using, where did you get it? Thanks
  471. C

    Fishing deep with down riggers. Cable choice

    Remember if you use braid instead of wire your auto stop when retrieving your ball will not work.
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    Would be nice if when you click on an article that it would open full size on the screen without your BloodyDecks header at the top making it too cluttered. Another thing is how long are we going to see the "Must read this about changes to site"? I like the new layout so it's not all complaints...