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  1. gonzo25

    How to avoid getting seasick?

    The "AI" in Kwells is Hyoscine Hydrobromide 300 micrograms. This is the same ingrediients as Scopace only half as much. Scopolamine is a generic name for Hyoscine Hydrobromide. Kwells does give you a buzz.... I take it when I leave my house and when I get to the boat ramp, about 10 min...
  2. gonzo25

    The 3500 BD Deal - Wrap Up

    Dam Steve you make it sound like you are retired or something... I know it isn't because your getting older because we are about the same age.... yeah those days of going out back to back days are a little harder... okay impossible. I used to jump right up when working on my truck.... now I'm...
  3. gonzo25

    BD members are good people!

    This is a dumb question but I have seen people fight this cause they didn't know.... you did open the bleeder screw on it right? I saw two guys working their ass off trying to lift theirs so I stopped to help them, I have lifted mine several times by myself and they were working it pretty...
  4. gonzo25

    The 3500 BD Deal - Wrap Up

    Hey it's only money, and there is no price you can put on the satisfaction of doing it yourself and the hours of fun you get from your labor. Just my opinion and I could be wrong, I was wrong once before.
  5. gonzo25

    Need your motor expertise

    I was thinking the same thing. especially at idle I would think the battery would have enough in it that it wouldn't be noticeable until it started turning more rpms, especially when these motors only run on 2 cyl. until about 2000 rpm. But one of the things, going by the book, your supposed...
  6. gonzo25

    Need your motor expertise

    do a leak down test... best diagnostic for 2 stokes, you can check internal seals. listen for air leaks, wd40, soapy water for the obvious places
  7. gonzo25

    Anyone want to fish, I fish on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

    Kevin, I saw two guys in an old wooden bathtub and a tiny outboard on it in the La Jolla kelp beds one time.... just have to remember there is a fine line between balls and stupidity. I must admit I have crossed that line myself at one time or another.
  8. gonzo25

    Anyone want to fish, I fish on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

    hey Paul my boat is going to be down or a couple of weeks and I am available and looking for a ride so if you are fishing in San Diego and need a partner let me know. I broke my phone and it is in the shop, if it isn't fixed by Monday I am going to buy another one, you can message me in here or...
  9. gonzo25

    Islands Tail by the tail 9/12

    I'll get up to watch the sunrise and then go back to bed. If you took that jacket off you would have caught more fish :rofl:
  10. gonzo25

    4 NEW TRAILER TIRES save $114.60

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  11. gonzo25

    Southern California 4 NEW TRAILER TIRES $200 save $124.92

    KENDA Loadstar ST205/75D 14 Bias Trailer Tire - Load Range C Original price $81.23 ea. All Four $200.00 you save $124.92 0 miles 6 mo. old
  12. gonzo25

    Anyone want to fish, I fish on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

    Are you fishing Oceanside or San Diego? I'm not familiar with that brand or model boat. I don't fish the bay, did that every day as a kid but if you are talking about the kelp beds or off shore I will go with you or buddy boat. I have an 18' Invader, I don't work (professional fun haver) so...
  13. gonzo25

    what would you do?

    SMYLEE I'm not sure I understand your post or you understood my question. The only attitude I mentioned was my own because it is about people in general. This wasn't about California vs Florida the video was made in Florida but it could have been from anywhere. My attitude towards people in...
  14. gonzo25

    what would you do?

    I watched a video my friend Bill had about guys in Florida using artificial reefs and structures and how effective they were with fish on them in 45 min. My thought was the reefs could be doable but a floating structure would never work here. I told my friend that and he said keep watching...
  15. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    Thanks for the response, I didn't remember ever thinking you were one of shit talkers on here. Thanks for the info... I am constantly trying to make a point to these guys to remember, just because they don't enforce a law doesn't mean it isn't a law and they may enforce it at any time. Seen...
  16. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    I hope so I am older than dirt, what's the matter, age bother you? it's just a number. I remember as a kid that the sport boats took you out to a barge to fish off of, and mission bay was a mud flat we used to walk across at low tide
  17. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    You might be right about that. Bob do you mind me asking how old you are. Not asking to try and be a dick or anything I am just curious. You know you might think I am just an asshole, there are a lot of people out there that would agree with you, and I can be, I have had lessons from the...
  18. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    dude i think we all share your feelings, this shit is out of hand and it is so expensive to fish there I don't know how much longer the regular working man will be able to afford it. Your information on the TIP should have included boats that made port. The harbor master wouldn't let you keep...
  19. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    no problem, hope it helps, have a good time.
  20. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    Bob... I am not trying to be shitty or funny, I am totally serious dude.. I think you should seek some professional help. I wish I was kidding but I am not.
  21. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    WOW dam all I can say is WOW Thank you, this is appreciated more than you can possibly imagine. I don't know which site it is your having problems with, but I am going to give you a link to a site that has links and explanations for everything you will need and they make an effort to keep...
  22. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    Dude, you do need the TIP, don't take my word for it, go check it out for your self there are references about it all over, there are all kinds of sites out there by american organizations for sailing, racing, just boating in general... look at what they tell their members they need to be on...
  23. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    Okay I will take a shot at answering your questions. as for your paper work, I just came across an article that explains a lot of questions people have had, myself included. What they have been asking for and what they will probably want from you is... a passport, an fmm (issued by the navy...
  24. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    What your saying is right, it may not seem confusing to you or to me but it might to a lot of people reading it, especially the last sentence. countries established their boundaries a long time ago and typically and traditionally it was 3 miles, the distance you could shoot a cannon ball. How...
  25. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    Well Rick you are right on all counts, I used that because boat us put it out and it was easy, it does reference 2013 and doesn't reflect what it is today. At that time you only had to get one when you crossed the border, boat and trailer and to put your boat in a morena and it was really...
  26. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    Like I clearly stated, I don't care if you use the information or not. It is much harder to find laws for Mexico, especially for new ones or recently changed ones than it is in the US, but it isn't hard to find out if you need one for on the water, BoatUS has this for their users; "Most...
  27. gonzo25

    Offshore First Tuna

    congrats on your first tuna, I still remember mine, my dad had a pony keg for a bait tank and I was wrapped around it, cussing like hell... the ol man never offered to help but I still remember him saying, "don't let go of that pole, don't let go of that pole" I still remember setting the hook...
  28. gonzo25

    Offshore Anyone using mackerel

    they have been eating micro chovies, if your looking for a small bait to match try the p-line laser minnow 1" in chovie color.
  29. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    Well to start with I'm not your friend, sorry you don't have what it takes to be my friend. Bob, maybe you should learn how to read, I didn't see anyone saying you need a TIP to fish the 302... except you... I know there has been some question by the Mexicans about the 302, but most people...
  30. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    LET ME MAKE THIS AS CLEAR AS POSSIBLE... There is nothing in it for me to try and help any of you, I am spending my time to try and help you, I REALLY DON'T GIVE A FUCK IF YOU USE THE INFORMATION OR YOU DON'T. I CAN'T MAKE IT ANY MORE CLEAR, I HAVE SAID IT over and over... this is a common...
  31. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    obviously... it's your money to waste if you want to pay someone to do it for you, but it is pretty easy to do your self. it just doesn't make sense to me why people will bitch about having to pay for any of the required items, but will pay someone to do what they could do. Do you know what...
  32. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    It may have been once upon a time, but now the law reads, "you need a TIP to enter Mexican waters". keep in mind this is all about the money for Mexico and at 72 hrs. they wouldn't sell many for fishing Mexico.
  33. gonzo25

    Islands Coronodos and 302

    your throwing your money away to pay someone to do it for you, it is easy and I'll give you a link to a site that has links and explanations for everything. It says 2 weeks for the tip because they mail it to you, but i got mine in 5 days... it's good for 10yrs. so you don't spend anything for...
  34. gonzo25

    Offshore P.M. half day 8/19

    Way to go bud and a big thumbs up for putting out the info, I know it isn't much to some but it is huge to those who don't know. A lot of people don't want to give up anything. It wasn't until I came on BD that I found out that there were people who were born with the knowledge and didn't...
  35. gonzo25

    Offshore 8-16 late start and a long day

    Thanks Cody, we were in the same area as you but missed you by about a half hour.
  36. gonzo25

    Offshore 8-16 late start and a long day

    Yeah Bob is a good guy... been tryin to get him out there for a while and if it meant a late start, I could live with it.
  37. gonzo25

    Offshore 8-16 late start and a long day

    Been trying to get out with my buddy Arma Bob and he had a free day and this was it. He lives 90 miles away and for me at least we got a real late start. Got bait and headed to the north nine 178 area, after looking for a while we came across lots of Dorado on bait, as soon as we set up on...
  38. gonzo25

    Which trolling lure?

    Leave the spear fisherman at home. You asked for suggestions and that is the best one I can give you.
  39. gonzo25

    Offshore Oceanside to 178 back to golf ball

    Well my truck is 65+ we call it the dinosaur. The docks aren't next to the ramps like in oceanside but there is plenty of dock space, way more than Dana thats for sure. On a side note I thought Id let you know in case you haven't already heard.... the half day boat out of sea forth got 71...
  40. gonzo25

    Offshore Oceanside to 178 back to golf ball

    Shelter and Dana are popular, I try and stay away from them, I launch and retrieve by myself and don't like tying up the ramp and dock more than it has to be... not to mention the looks I get. People don't realize my truck only has half the turning radius theres does and it takes a lot more to...
  41. gonzo25

    Offshore Oceanside to 178 back to golf ball

    don't worry Anthony the season is just starting and there is a long way to go. sounded like it was good in this direction on Saturday. Do you only go out on the weekend? We will be hitting it in the middle of the week, I'll let you know how it was. good luck. Keep that beer cold for me.
  42. gonzo25

    Rewrap factory rods or replace with custom?

    I wrap my own and put my initials in the wrap, easy to ID but doesn't help the re-sell value. I don't plan on selling them even if someone wanted them.
  43. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    just give a shout to gonzo. probably won't be out on Sunday unless my friend Bob calls and says he wants to go.... was out Wednesday and put on about 75 miles. only saw two kelps one was dry and one had a ton of micro chovies on it, neither one had fish. Saw lots of dolphin, drug madmacs...
  44. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    no not 1943 more like 1970. I don't know for sure but I think our uncle Sam flexed his economic muscle and told them they were getting carried away to slow it down. like I said that is just a guess because I haven't heard of them checking people for a while but they definitely were for a...
  45. gonzo25

    What is the SMALLEST boat you have taken offshore/Islands?

    Actually Invaders are very good offshore boats for their size, mine doesn't pound and I don't get wet and it is only an 18' mine is a different model it has a deep V about a 25 degree dead rise, my friend Cody has one like yours and he goes all over in it. It is about how well you know being on...
  46. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Thanks I'm glad I could help, I'll take you up on that beer when I see you out there. good luck, do you have a radio? what is your handle? I'm always on72 out there.
  47. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    well bob what you and I think doesn't mean shit, it is what the Mexicans think and they were out at the 302 checking people a couple of years ago and I haven't heard if or how it was resolved, but I do know they were at the 302. Like I said, I consider it Mexican territorial waters and it...
  48. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    If it makes you feel more comfortable having the FMM go ahead and get one, it is good for 180 days... which means you have that long to use it, but it is only good for one entry and one departure, so if you get one you have 180 to use it if you don't need it for this trip. No one want to spend...
  49. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    The simple answer is yes, but where are you launching at? if it is from Mexico they MAY require a TIP to get it across the border, i can't remember what the length cut off is but i think you may have made it...BUT you would need to check that because I can't remember for sure what it is...
  50. gonzo25

    What is the SMALLEST boat you have taken offshore/Islands?

    my ancestors, the Vikings, went all over the world in wooded boats with no life boats, life jackets, gps or even a compass, everyone would row if there was no wind. Now those were some manly men, balls the size of basket balls, of course that may have been because they were so fucking big. All...
  51. gonzo25

    What is the SMALLEST boat you have taken offshore/Islands?

    boat size is not as important as the ability of the person running it
  52. gonzo25

    What is the SMALLEST boat you have taken offshore/Islands?

    i got lots of stories i could tell about my 14' bay liner bass boat, kelp beds, 9. Islands etc. The wildest was when i was fishing lj kelp and I saw two guys in an old wooden bathtub with about a 7 hp motor on it, it was only about 10" about the water... i couldn't take my eyes off these two...
  53. gonzo25

    Gas stolen Dana landing

    It wouldn't surprise me if it happened at Dana Landing... lots of theft, to much foot traffic by non boat people. People don't use southshores because it is to far from the jetty. From the light to turn into southshores to Dana parking lot it take me 10 min. hitting all the lights just right...
  54. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    glad i could do, have a good time
  55. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    the 302? is it a fishing spot? I don't know, I might have been there once, is it in Mexico? What i said above. I am so impressed, thank you for teaching me... I don't know how I made it this far without you. You have convinced me, I'm gonna stop giving out all this misinformation and I...
  56. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    that's what I thought, you are ignorant. TIP is Temporary Import Permit. tip(s) is... to insure prompt service. and yes I remember Dave making a fool of himself. You see I did have a clue, while you may think you are so smart and witty, I wonder what kind of asshole tries to discredit...
  57. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    not having any trouble at all. Do you know what TIP is?
  58. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    hey new guy, thanks, i am pretty smart. glad you didn't say no it all... because then you would be wrong. If you notice I said I have never heard of a 50% TIP, because I haven't... I didn't say there wasn't one, there maybe and I haven't heard of it. But like I said why would you pay 50%...
  59. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Bob... all I got to say to you and your Karen.... is fuck off and die I spend my time answering these questions because the person posting doesn't know the answer and no one else will probably give him one in a timely manner and i don't want to see them ruin there fishing trip or fuck it up...
  60. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Sorry I know that was a little harsh, frustration from answering the same thing over and over. The FMM and visa are one in the same, just make sure you get the one one line that is provided by the Mexican navy, they are in charge of everything "on the water". You do need a passport, you also...
  61. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    You have been reading threads to fish Mexico? Where? Of all things why would you have a ? after Visa and Passport... are you retarded? No don't get a passport or a Visa/fmm, lessons you learn the hard way are the best because they cost you so much you never forget them. Yes your list is...
  62. gonzo25

    Heading to SoCal for 10 days

    Not everything that sucks is bad, girls for example
  63. gonzo25

    Offshore Yellowfin with bacteria???

    I can't believe you feed it to your dog.... if it was questionable at all I'd feed it to the wife or girlfriend but NEVER to my dog
  64. gonzo25

    Offshore The Skunk is Off..Barely

    I was out on the 182 alone, it was rougher than shit and I was the only boat still there. I was getting ready to come in and i saw them roll up on me... they sat off about 20-30' so i got the folder out with my paper work and stood there looking at them, they came up about 10' away and said...
  65. gonzo25

    Braid to flouro problem

    No shit... that was the point of making the video, to demonstrate how to do it correctly, that is why I put it up so everyone could see it first hand. If you notice all the other people that were tying knots on videos were pulling them together slowly and then pulled them as hard as they could...
  66. gonzo25

    Islands BFT 1 MILE OFF THE CASINO

    ssshhhhhh don't say that shit on Bloody Decks... the place will get a bunch of people over there and ruin our secret spot, next time go down to channel 19 to share that information. thanks I was hoping it would be some place I never go and not in my own back yard, that would be...
  67. gonzo25

    Islands BFT 1 MILE OFF THE CASINO

    it would be Freaking awesome if I knew where in the fuck it's at. Do you have any idea what it's like knowing there is a party going on with naked dancing girls and all you can drink, and your dyslexic and can't read the invitation?
  68. gonzo25

    Islands BFT 1 MILE OFF THE CASINO

    Okay I'm new.... where the hell is the casino? I'm probably going to regret this question, I don't gamble so I don't even know how to get to Borona.... check that, I don't go to the casinos, I gamble like a mother fucker.
  69. gonzo25

    Temporary Importation Permit (TIP) - Need Help

    God dam you guys like to throw your money away. it's really easy to do yourself.... when we got one.... no one said shit about this and they kept sending it back saying we needed another legal document but never said what it was... what it is, is your visa or fmm, you don't need a tip if you...
  70. gonzo25

    Braid to flouro problem

    I like the john collins or rp he ties it a little different, if you notice he snaps the knot together.... I don't do it quite like that, it's easy to cut the floro with the braid doing that... or it is for me but I'm just a notch above mr
  71. gonzo25

    Need Help with First Pair of Binoculars

    Yes, spend the money and get the good ones, consider it an investment. Buy some good ones and have them for years of good use... just don't let some tweeker steal them and trade them for a 1/4 gram
  72. gonzo25

    Offshore Thought my dues were paid by now

    Thanks for the report, put a smile on my face... sounds familiar. The one comment I really got a kick out of was... "Only thing I’m missing are people to fish with who have the tuna game down" other than Cody who is pretty consistent, there are lots who claim they do but these fish are like...
  73. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    I received a reply once.. it's pretty common to end up going with your receipts and a copy of your manifest. The Mexicans are pretty cool, a lot cooler than I would be in their position, if you have everything else I don't think you will need to worry about it. Surprisingly I haven't heard...
  74. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    you still need one. copy the sample and then put in your name and numbers
  75. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    My bank, Union bank, always took care of the conversion. They charged for it but it was practically nothing. Might try someone local like one of the landings
  76. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    '''''' Call first to confirm but I would try Seaforth 1717 QUIVIRA ROAD, SAN DIEGO, CA 92109 (619) 224-3383
  77. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Just an FYI the Mexicans require you to have Mexican Insurance through a Mexican Isurance company... which are all owned by the Mexican federal government. You aren't alone, many people have insurance through u.s. companies and don't find out the Mexicans don't accept it until they find out...
  78. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Seriously this site attracts people who are either straight-up stupid or straight-up fucking lazy or both. I just put up a page of info explaining everything and it started with this... "This has been covered pretty extensively but I'll do it again." NOW CHECK OUT THE VERY NEXT POST...
  79. gonzo25

    Offshore Long rod punishment

    Well you mentioned all the things that were sore but you didn't mention your cheeks... all that smiling is a pain you can live with. Way to go on your first BFT, I'm happy for you 👍👍
  80. gonzo25

    Inshore July 3 Ester

    Did it get any air?
  81. gonzo25

    Inshore Watch out for those Sculpin spines!;

    It would be nice if most of the assholes on this board would learn a lesson from this.... the guy doesn't know if Adolfs meat tenderizer actually works or not, but instead of talking shit about it because he has never heard anything about it before, he does the intelligent thing and checks it...
  82. gonzo25

    Inshore Watch out for those Sculpin spines!;

    This is what I was going to tell you to use, the poison control center will tell you to use it on this and almost any bites. Mix it up with a little water to make a paste, it will draw the poison out. That's what the piss and hot water does too but this is supposed to be better. Personally I...
  83. gonzo25

    Offshore Offshore Wed 6/8

    Hopefully my kids and life will stop costing me so much money so I can step up and buy some spreader bars before the next trip. Thanks for the report. Glad you haven't lost your sense of humor, unless yours goes differently than mine... probably better odds of winning the loto though.
  84. gonzo25

    Salty needed for day trips

    my requirements are a little to much for most people and here on BD they only have to hear the first three and they aren't interested....No smoking, No drinking,No drugs I always let people ride with me or meet me at the ramp. After riding with me I have only had one person willing to do...
  85. gonzo25

    Salty needed for day trips

    No shit it's a BOAT....Brake Out Another Thousand. I'm finishing up getting my boat ready for summer, parts were a little over $750 not including insurance. Last year it was the trailer, 4 tires, 2 axles with hubs, springs etc. dumped the drum brakes for disk, the electric controlled hydraulic...
  86. gonzo25

    Salty needed for day trips

    I never cast my bait, I hook them as fast as I can through the bottom of the gill, if you cast those you will lose as many as you don't, I gently put them in the water and let them swim away. If there is a kelp paddy in sight they will swim right to it... just like they all do. My dog...
  87. gonzo25

    Salty needed for day trips

    I have had so many people say to meet them at their house at 4;30 am and when you get there the boat isn't even hooked up, so you help them hook it up, fix the lights or whatever else didn't work last time out that they forgot about. Then you have to stop on the way to get gas, food or drinks...
  88. gonzo25

    Salty needed for day trips

    If a $150 seems like a lot of money to fish off shore you shouldn't be fishing off shore, or you need a better paying job. My boat is small and gets good mileage and I still expect to spend a couple hundred in gas, throw in $50 for bait and splitting the cost with one other person and you are...
  89. gonzo25

    anyone familiar with invader 21' center consoles?

    Scott Check the gas tank while you have it opened up, it should have been replaced by now. I have my old Merc 90 hp. 4 stroke, approx 700 hrs if your looking for a motor, I replaced it with a new Yamaha 90. They are rated for a 150 but the 90 does the job and is cheaper to run. I looked...
  90. gonzo25

    Muscle Cramps...

    So you have heard that myth before, do you know how that got started?
  91. gonzo25

    Muscle Cramps...

    Those yellow things your eating are bad luck for fishing... I thought everyone knew that. Rice vinegar is the trick, doesn't taste bad by itself but you can put it on a salad and it is great and takes care of cramps in about 10 min.
  92. gonzo25

    Help diagnose Battery wiring issue

    Of course I know what I'm doing. :rofl:
  93. gonzo25

    Help diagnose Battery wiring issue

    I don't have that problem.... the trick is to make your posts really long, because they are so long no one wants to read them and they don't get edited like that... along with writing like I speak there is so much politically improper language used that no one wants to spend the time on all of...
  94. gonzo25

    Help diagnose Battery wiring issue

    That is for sure... a lot of these guys don't have much experience doing this kind of stuff and the most common mistake I see done is buying a big roll of wire and rewiring using the same color wire. It isn't that you can't it just makes finding problems a real bitch. The cleaner it's done the...
  95. gonzo25

    Help diagnose Battery wiring issue

    sickcat While I often upsize wire one size over the 3% voltage drop calcs a 3/0 cable for the OP is WAY oversize. Without knowing the length of his cable runs I think #1 would be plenty. Yesterday at 9:16 AM Hey Sickcat how have you been. I don't recommend things that I haven't...
  96. gonzo25

    Help diagnose Battery wiring issue

    sickcat While I often upsize wire one size over the 3% voltage drop calcs a 3/0 cable for the OP is WAY oversize. Without knowing the length of his cable runs I think #1 would be plenty. Yesterday at 9:16 AM Hey Sickcat how have you been. I don't recommend things that I haven't...
  97. gonzo25

    Help diagnose Battery wiring issue

    you can get a nice fuse block on Amazon for cheap and and have all your wires cleaned up with easy to reach fuse and labled so you know which ones do what and it is super c;lean, anything coming off of the battery should have a fuse on it, where ever that fuse is your wire between there and your...
  98. gonzo25

    Help diagnose Battery wiring issue

    Thanks guys, I didn't want to sound like an asshole and totally negative, it's nice when people agree with you.
  99. gonzo25

    Help diagnose Battery wiring issue

    Just remember the smaller cable will have a higher percentage of power loss, I think I would be running a 3/0 soft copper cable with as many strands as is available
  100. gonzo25

    Help diagnose Battery wiring issue

    with just a glance I can tell you your cable connectors are probably where the problem is... those things are terrible. Check out all the green you can see and that isn't even taking things apart and looking at it. You could probably spray some De Oxit on them and they would work good...
  101. gonzo25

    Help diagnose Battery wiring issue

    Its okay not to know about somethings, no one was born with the knowledge... you acquire it, and I have more respect for someone who admits he doesn't know something so he can acquire it rather than remain ignorant. After reading this I have some questions... Did you understand 2fisted's...
  102. gonzo25

    Inshore Finally Made a Season Opener

    When people ask me what I do I either tell them I am a Professional Fun Haver or I am a Garbalogist. That's why they say one man's junk is another man's treasure. Mine is an inherited disease. My uncle is a multi millionaire, he was a dumpster diver before I ever heard of anyone doing that...
  103. gonzo25

    Inshore Finally Made a Season Opener

    I've been working on mine for while now. You have to use the right terminology, that isn't junk or crap, those are treasures. And that isn't the yard, it's the empire.
  104. gonzo25

    Inshore Finally Made a Season Opener

    No Bob, hard is when you never sell anything, you only acquire... that's why I have so much good junk
  105. gonzo25

    Inshore I am an idiot

    We weren't diving we were fishing. Took a friend who had never been off shore before and we were about five miles past the 302, had fish under the boat but they wouldn't bite anything and we were going to take off and I saw a good size fin break water about 200' away. I told Mike to check it...
  106. gonzo25

    Bait tank issue

    I know I can help you but clear up some things for me... in your picture the fill is on the bottom and the one above it is the overflow, there is no "drain" just the over flo right? what size is it? Have you used this setup before? have you had bait in it and how did it work? You have a...
  107. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    This has been covered pretty extensively but I'll do it again. The Visa or FMM for on the water has to go through the Mexican navy, they control everything on the water. The FMM is good for 180 days, THIS MEANS that you have 180 days in which you can use it, BUT it is only good for one...
  108. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Well that is the first I have heard you can't process it more than 60 days before using it, I know that I did and never had a problem. It doesn't make much sense since it is good for 10 years, but it is what it is. good luck to all those trying to get their shit together well in advance. I...
  109. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    At one time a TIP was only needed if you made port or traveled on land, but it is now required in Mexican waters whether you make port or not. I have never heard anything about " it can not be processed no more than 60 days in advance prior to entry" you need to allow 10 to 15 to get it...
  110. gonzo25

    Inshore Excellent bugging 10/24

    this is the pic for the above post... it didn't show it at least on my computer
  111. gonzo25

    Offshore Happy Hallween

    I almost forgot. Nice job on the pumpkins, I am impressed. The only difference between men and boys is the size and cost of our toys. Never to old to have fun.
  112. gonzo25

    Offshore Happy Hallween

    We didn't have one kid this year. I think they are afraid of my dog, ha ha not, but the mail man might be. I caught/witnessed the mail man taunting my dog and drawing it out of the house by hitting the gate with his mail bag and then had it ready to swing at my dog when it came out of the...
  113. gonzo25

    Inshore Excellent bugging 10/24

    The item on the far right is what you are asking about, it is a 6" heavy floor scraper that has been sharpened a little. This is the best tool I have found for making chum and lobster bait, and I have tried a lot. The second best is the mortar mixer sharpened shown next to it.... you use a...
  114. gonzo25

    Inshore Excellent bugging 10/24

    NOT in my case, even though it cost me a couple hundred K Dump the wife, happy life The president was visiting a chicken ranch and the owner was showing the first lady around and she said "you have a lot of chickens and one roster takes care of them all? You need to tell the president...
  115. gonzo25

    Inshore Slow Bugging in the LBC

    Get some Adolf's meat tenderizer and mix some up in a paste and put it all over where you got stung, it will work good on spider bites, scorpions, bees etc.
  116. gonzo25

    Inshore Excellent bugging 10/24

    yeah those work great for chum and lobster bait and you can take it with you and use it on the fly. I cut a piece of plywood to go in the bottom of the bucket, mine is a little heavier and it is easy to get carried away and put a hole in the bucket. glad you like it, works good of fresh or...
  117. gonzo25

    Inshore Excellent bugging 10/24

    Cody always kills it. 7 per day 7 in possession Way to go Cody
  118. gonzo25

    Inshore Slow start for us

    cut the cock off too. you can still i.d. it as female.... you will have to cut the back legs off to do that. lmfao
  119. gonzo25

    Inshore Slow start for us

    it will get better as the water gets colder and people learn what conditions will produce the best
  120. gonzo25

    Inshore Slow start for us

    yes I do.... that is why I asked instead of assuming that he didn't
  121. gonzo25

    Inshore Slow start for us

    I'm sure anyone when he said "mostly males???" it seemed like he might not know the difference. I wasn't trying to be an asshole to him, I reserve that for those who are assholes, but I like to pass on what I have learned to those who haven't learned it.... you know, like help them like...
  122. gonzo25

    Inshore Slow start for us

    this is a better explanation than the one I gave in the pm I sent you.... better for some of the guys on here because there are pictures in case they have a hard time with the written. good job.
  123. gonzo25

    Inshore Slow start for us

    no, no, no we are talking about lobsters not humans
  124. gonzo25

    Inshore Slow start for us

    I know a lot of you guys were born with the knowledge but for the rest of us mere mortals we have to acquire it, or maybe you don't know either, so show us how smart you are and let him know. I'll give you a chance to show that you know and do the right thing by sharing before I do. When...
  125. gonzo25

    Inshore Slow start for us

    Do you not know how to tell the difference between the males and females?
  126. gonzo25

    Inshore Report, Rant, and Reconciliation 10.10.21

    LMFAO He probably doesn't want to get banned again.... he may have made a mistake but he isn't stupid... there are plenty on here who are but he isn't one of them. He did post some pics and they are even better than the originals he got banned for.
  127. gonzo25

    Inshore Report, Rant, and Reconciliation 10.10.21

    blubby07 Thanks for the honorable mention. I have a solution for you, something I use, they are magnets with a telescoping antenna with a ball on it... you put one on the coupler and one on the ball, back up to the trailer till the balls touch and your coupler will be right over the ball...
  128. gonzo25

    Inshore Report, Rant, and Reconciliation 10.10.21

    LMFAO... I've posted a lot that other people wish I wouldn't have but when you are very opinionated (me ) and you type 80 to 90 wpm it is real easy to get people pissed off at you. I think the only people who don't have opinions are either really stupid or know their opinion is stupid and don't...
  129. gonzo25

    Bay / Harbor Hoop Netting Question

    FUCKIN ROOKIES Every year I tell everyone the same shit. BEFORE you leave the dock have your anchor out and ready to go into the water, not in some hold on your boat. The time you save having it ready to go into the water could make the difference between going into the surf line or...
  130. gonzo25

    Offshore Small Boat Big Fish 9/17

    And people say I have balls... you win, good job, glad it worked out. Just remember... there is a fine line between balls and stupidity
  131. gonzo25

    Offshore Limits of yellowfin and Dorado thank you Hardcore

    :rofl: I think what Ron is saying is, while ya all are down there lickin sweat off of ball sacks and checkin out thick fore skin, go ahead and kiss his ass he is entitled to his opinion. It's nice to see that someone can keep their sense of humor while the shit is flyin:rofl:
  132. gonzo25

    Offshore Limits of yellowfin and Dorado thank you Hardcore

    What ever makes you feel good is fine with me when you aren't hurting anyone
  133. gonzo25

    Bait Tank Issue

    Bloody Bastard gave you the best advice but didn't tell you how to do it. I will. Fist, never use the valve at you thru hull to adjust the water flow, you'll burn you pump before it's time. Put the adjusting valve between the pump and the tank. Fill time is very important I check mine...
  134. gonzo25

    Offshore Pelagic CA Tuna Challenge

    oh lord it's hard to be humble when I'm perfect in every way, and I love to look in the mirror cause I get better lookin each day, to know me is to love me I must be one hell of a man, oh lord it's hard to be humble but I'm doin the best that I can. That's my story and I'm stickin to it. :rofl:
  135. gonzo25

    Help diagnose Battery wiring issue

    I had never heard of a new battery being bad and had the same problem you are describing and one of my friends said he got a bad battery from Costco and suggested getting it load tested and sure enough that was the problem. It took me going through 3 bad to get to the 4th a good one. They...
  136. gonzo25

    Help diagnose Battery wiring issue

    If the grounds weren't linked he would not be able to simply switch from bat 1 to bat 2 and have everything still work. The ground on one battery will not work with the hot from the other, unless of course you have them hooked up in series.
  137. gonzo25

    Help diagnose Battery wiring issue

    might be a silly question but... you changed the 2nd battery because it wasn't holding a charge to run every thing... did it ever hold a charge and run everything in the past? As in how long have you owned this boat, has it done this the whole time or is it something new? I would...
  138. gonzo25

    Offshore Offshore Bluefin VIDEO

    Fuck you.... I hate you guys. just kidding.... nice job... this year has been my worst ever... there are still a couple months left to turn it around
  139. gonzo25

    Help with TIP to fish the islands.... SD to MX.

    You can only get the Visa/FMM for the water on line. There are different documents for every entry, land, sea, and air. THE MEXICAN NAVY has total control over what happens on the water, be aware that these fuckers don't know what the other one is doing, you will get a lot of bad info from...
  140. gonzo25

    Help with TIP to fish the islands.... SD to MX.

    Some of what she said is true, you need a FMM to go to the Islands, they are good for 180 days, meaning you have 180 days to use it in, BUT they are only good for one entry and one departure. Since you are not going to a port where you would check in with someone, you will be getting checked...
  141. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Hey it's their country and their rules, if you don't want to break any rules and show respect then you will get a new FMM for each day. The FMM is good for one entry and one departure whether your there for one day or 180 it is still one time in and one time out. Soooo are you respectful and...
  142. gonzo25

    Help with TIP to fish the islands.... SD to MX.

    This information is absolutely incorrect. At one time you only needed a TIP if you made port, but now you need it if you enter Mexican waters. You probably haven't got your Visa/FMM yet, the "legal document" they are looking for is a copy of your FMM. I know it doesn't make much sense...
  143. gonzo25

    Inshore 8/21 - Islands Slowdown + Added Excitement

    I have a high water alarm and still flip on the bilge pumps all the time, old habits are hard to break.
  144. gonzo25

    Inshore 8/21 - Islands Slowdown + Added Excitement

    Hey Mike Thanks for getting back with the info you had. I would really like to see the video, and I'm sure others would too, but it wouldn't come up. Thanks for making the effort anyway
  145. gonzo25

    Inshore 8/21 - Islands Slowdown + Added Excitement

    great job on the assist. Any word on what caused it?
  146. gonzo25

    Offshore Now im at a loss for words

    I agree it is nice to have a competent partner, I give them the pep talk and let them know my time looking for fish is split with running the boat and how important it is for them to look too... that lasts for about ten minutes and they get bored and start enjoying the boat ride. I think this...
  147. gonzo25

    Offshore Now im at a loss for words

    much better than this guys friends CaptJgray "The rest of my buddies get pissed when i try to bend them over the helm when the fishing is slow..." At least she still loves me the next day and gives me lots of kisses. His buddies don't even have the common courtesy to give him a reach...
  148. gonzo25

    Offshore RP, 101, 425, 371, 302, 226 - 8/17

    Sorry about that, the fish heard I was going to be on the water today so they weren't gonna bite on anything
  149. gonzo25

    Offshore Now im at a loss for words

    Kwells will end your seasick problems, you can get it on Ebay. Also have her wear some headphones and listen to some music, at least keep wind and noise out. works on the inner ear problem. You guys and your women problems.... my girl is the best, doesn't care if I go fishing, how many...
  150. gonzo25

    Offshore 7/25 & 7/27 OC BLUEFIN

    Way to go guys, I'm happy for you, good times. Thanks for the report and the awesome video. Way to make some great memories, you'll love pulling them out in 20 yrs. and showing your kids how it was in the good ol days.
  151. gonzo25

    Bait Tank Etiquette versus Bait Tank Nazi

    I love this thread. I realized a long time ago people who fish cattle boats are clueless when it comes to how to use the bait tank... I am so fucking bad for this shit, before we leave the dock I go over all the safety stuff and end that with a stop at the bait tank... I step them out on how...
  152. gonzo25

    Offshore BFT everywhere but my boat

    woodfish330 ...".Pissed off.... I would just go solo like you. In the day..... no cell phones. So you just waited.... and waited..... and waited. For some guys 4 AM is 6:30 everytime. So... my rule... 30 minutes thats all. Dont even show up if its gonna be 31 minutes....lol." I am asked...
  153. gonzo25

    Offshore Yeller whackin on the Sherminator...

    Close enough, most of these guys would have rounded it off to 40
  154. gonzo25

    Wanted cheap project boat

    Bob is a friend of mine and I don't want to step on any toes but if you can't manage that and a 14' isn't to small I have a deal you can't beat on a 14' bass boat with a 50hp. outboard, you can pull this thing with a bicycle. A galv. trailer, Bimini top, trolling motor, FF and gps. If your...
  155. gonzo25

    Boat wiring/ electrical help

    Brandon, my advice is to do as much as you can yourself, don't be afraid of making a few mistakes, that's how you learn, just don't make the same ones over and over. The only people who don't make mistakes are the one's that don't do anything. Remember when your 25 miles offshore and your...
  156. gonzo25

    Boat wiring/ electrical help

    For the year of the motor, IF that serial number is correct you should be able to contact Honda with it and get all the info how should I wire the batteries in? Since you said batteries I will assume there are two? Most people who run off shore will run two batteries, I don't know shit about...
  157. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Yes, if the Mexicans check you, then they know you were there... if you don't get checked then it is the honor system, and we all know there is no honor
  158. gonzo25

    Offshore 6/30 fish everywhere I SUCK!

    we checked a rule 1100 which should pump 18 gal. a min. and straight out of the thru hull it pumped 4. Compared it to my water puppy, 4' away from the thru hull and pumping up hill 15' still pumped 8 gal a min as advertised. I hate Rule
  159. gonzo25

    Offshore 6/30 fish everywhere I SUCK!

    Just an FYI fill time is only good for making sure your system is working the same today as it was yesterday. People have come to think that to fast of a fill time will kill your bait, it doesn't mine is 3 min. it isn't how fast you change the water it is about not creating a current... that...
  160. gonzo25

    Offshore 6/30 fish everywhere I SUCK!

    Do you still have my number? if not I'll pm it to you. I usually go on weekdays to beat the crowd and launch out of Mission bay, it's really close to my house and much safer for my truck than SI. I can meet up with you anywhere.
  161. gonzo25

    Offshore 6/30 fish everywhere I SUCK!

    That is the ticket, don't worry about the hole... use 5200 and make it tight, make sure you put a shut off valve right after the thru hull. Don't use that valve to regulate water flow to the tank, if you need to regulate the flow to the tank put that valve between the pump and tank, if you...
  162. gonzo25

    Offshore 6/30 fish everywhere I SUCK!

    New boat Bob? Let me know next time you come down this way, I'll buddy boat with you. I'm waiting for a new pump for my front tank but I will go with just one. I'm usually by myself anyway. No problem running out of beer or smokes, I don't drink or smoke... I know, I'm boring.
  163. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    I was going to say you might not get the answer you are looking for here but that is not fair to you. What you need is an answer from the Mexican navy so you know the official requirements, unfortunately this probably won't happen. People think a passport isn't required because the U.S...
  164. gonzo25

    Deck drains?

    yes I agree that is a bad idea to drain into the bilge. how much weight is your boat rated for and how much weight do you actually have? What was the weight of the original 2 stroke that came on it and what is the actual weight of the 4 stroke that is on it? When sitting at the dock what is...
  165. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    tbev something i forgot to mention.... on the Mexican sites at the top right you will usually find an option for Spanish or English. Also if you use google chrome it will translate for you. good luck
  166. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    it's a little hard tp see but there is a line on the top right of the website with options, one will say "us mex regulations" if you click on that a drop down window will have all the links you will need to fish Mexico, 12 miles off shore (Coronado's ) outside of 12 miles is Mexico's...
  167. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    do you and your friend have passports? Are you going on your boat or someone else's? I'll be more than happy to take your $100 for about 1/2 hour of my time. This is really easy, it's only a pain in the ass the first time you do it... like everything is the first time you do it. I;ll put up a...
  168. gonzo25

    Best fish finder/transducer combo

    I run a Garmin 94 echo map with CHIRP and side view on a thru hull. I also run a 9" Humminbird with chirp on a transom mount. The Garmin is a really nice unit, but the Humminbird blows it away in every way especially is ease of use.
  169. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    This is exactly why I followed up on Mike's post about what it took and why I included, "just because a law isn't enforced doesn't mean it isn't the law". Since there is no money in it for them or they have an agreement with the local landings not to check them, the sport boats that is...
  170. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Because you will hear different stories I posted this o confirm that Mike gave you the real deal. Always a Mexican fishing license, you will also need a Ca. fishing license to bring anything back. A passport, which is a requirement of the U.S. anytime you leave or re-enter our country even if...
  171. gonzo25

    seasickness help

    You are mistaken, Kwells has the same ingredients as scopamine, a by prescription only drug, only it only has half as much and has a sweetner added so you can let it dissolve in your mouth and not taste bad. I have used it for years and have not had any side effects. I take it when I leave my...
  172. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Craig try the link I put up and see if they send you somewhere else, it is through California Sport Fishing assc. Their links have always worked for me. YELLOWTL_ADDICT Your not alone with your question. Here is the problem, a lot of sites, Mexican official, and especially here on BD have...
  173. gonzo25

    kids & seasickness prevention, what do you use???

    Okay when your dealing with kids you need to keep in mind... it is very common for kids to have ear problems, this is perfectly normal... very prone to ear infections etc... one of the leading causes for having tonsils removed. This also makes them very prone to getting seasick, may not...
  174. gonzo25

    How to avoid getting seasick?

    Ebay is the most convienant, any on line pharmacy from AU or the UK should have it too. Epharmacy,com out of AU is where I used to get it, now I have a friend who works for the airlines and she gets it for me so I don't have to pay for shipping.
  175. gonzo25

    How to avoid getting seasick?

    I keep hearing the same shit over and over.... all you have to do is go on Ebay and buy some Kwells and your problems are gone. It has the same ingredients as scopace only half as much, it is made by Bayer a well know and trusted company. It isn't sold in this country because the company that...
  176. gonzo25

    Post rain lobster

    WHAT?? You don't like Mexican food? Lobsters are just going for some recycled Mexican food, gives them that spicy taste. The rain/run off stirs up the bottom which gets more food stirred up so they are out to get in on it. Get out of the bay and hit some spots near the surf and you will...
  177. gonzo25

    How to avoid getting seasick?

    Doug I thought you were smarter than that... your numbers are deceptive, it would be better to say get sick and get sea sick. Obviously you don't get sea sick or you would understand it better. People often get sick for a variety of reasons and it only happens once in a while, but true sea...
  178. gonzo25

    Offshore Fishing from a small boat

    my 18' Invader has a 50 gal tank and has been from the 410 to the 277 and in some nasty conditions, a lot of those trips were solo, tied off on a few of them. Only gotten wet once, the boat is capable of doing more than I have the balls to do. There is a fine line between balls and stupidity.
  179. gonzo25

    Boat Trailer Inspections, & Titles

    Here in Ca you have to request a pink slip for your trailer or they don't give you one. You don't need a pink all you need is a bill of sale, if there are no numbers on it they will issue you some, on a metal plate with tape on the back, really funky. The inspection here is nothing and usually...
  180. gonzo25

    Offshore newby on the 371

    This is true, good hooks are hardened steel and not easy to cut. Otto, if you want to be safe check out noaa's web site they have a list of things you can use. The only thing I remember about shooting at them is if you were using rubber bullets. I was pretty good with a sling shot as a kid...
  181. gonzo25

    Offshore Wednesday 11/4 around the 371.

    I will be out there tomorrow, I'll be on 72
  182. gonzo25

    Offshore newby on the 371

    Shoot what? noaa has a list of things you can use, I have never seen anything about shooting next to them. I recommend a sling shot, it is on the list of things legal to use. Take a milk jug out and practice a little and they work great. When I have hit them they take off and don't come...
  183. gonzo25

    How to avoid getting seasick?

    You better be drinking a lot or hope you don't get sick or you will find out why people will say they thought they were going to die, and wished that they would. Oh yeah, there is nothing like your body wanting to throw up and there is nothing left in your stomach to throw up... that is...
  184. gonzo25

    How to avoid getting seasick?

    I've never had to take more than two
  185. gonzo25

    HELP! NEED A REALLY GOOD MECHANIC !!!

    There is a guy on this board, i think he is mobil, his name on here is "Just in time". He is a good dude and seems to know his shit. He has answered my questions, was always right and never charged me a dime.
  186. gonzo25

    How to avoid getting seasick?

    If your going to be using anything Ginger you really need to check out the ingredients closely, a lot of things, especially ginger ale, don't even have ginger in them, they have ginger flavoring, and there is nothing ginger in ginger flavoring.... it's just chemicals.
  187. gonzo25

    Offshore Got some 10-22

    thanks for the info.
  188. gonzo25

    Mexican permit issues

    it might be a little help if you said which web site you were trying to use, which one directed you to it etc etc...
  189. gonzo25

    Offshore Yft and dorado

    Way to go Cody, keeping hope alive. Looked like nice conditions too. Thanks for the report. When I grow up I want to fish just like you, unfortunately I might grow out, probably grow old but won't grow up anymore... I'll keep trying anyway.
  190. gonzo25

    girls fishing catalina island

    I couldn't resist
  191. gonzo25

    girls fishing catalina island

    So what is the name of the lure?
  192. gonzo25

    welcome to the bone zone

    When I was a kid you could catch 5-7lb. Bonita at the bait barge and 15lb were common and all day long for private boats at the kelp beds, you didn't fish off of the sport boats, the sport boats took you out to a barge.
  193. gonzo25

    On any Sunday

    No asshats!? No asshats?? Did you pinch yourself to make sure you weren't dreaming?
  194. gonzo25

    Offshore 10/18 WFO Footballs near the 371

    thanks for the report, sounds like you guys had a great time.
  195. gonzo25

    Looking for Some Lobster Ho's to add to the Team

    Yep BOAT stands for Break Out Another Thousand, I've put over 16K in mine in the last year, it's an expensive habit. Oh well, it's only money, and how can you put a price on the memories you can make... like going out with a weather forecast of 10k wind and 2' swell so you go out and there is...
  196. gonzo25

    Looking for Some Lobster Ho's to add to the Team

    Dam dude you would drive from Covina to San Diego just to hoop for a couple of hours and then drive Back to Covina.... I don't know if that is desperation or dedication. Considering you could come all this way just to be fogged out, that's a little more effort than I would make, or anyone...
  197. gonzo25

    Offshore Limits of fog and tuna 10/15

    Alright Cody, way to go bud. You make it look so easy, guess that is how it is when you know what your doing huh. Have a good one, talk to ya soon.
  198. gonzo25

    Offshore Braved the fog, rewarded at the 371

    thanks for the report. wtg nice solo too.
  199. gonzo25

    Offshore lobster buoy ideas???

    Stuman I was sure if you tried it you would like it. I make everything, When the company I used to work for finished a job they threw away everything that was left over and i got all the material to build my hoop nets and everything that went with them, including the floats. I didn't...
  200. gonzo25

    Offshore lobster buoy ideas???

    I put rebar in the long center section, with caps on the pvc you could fill them with sand. I put the caps on the ends for looks, it made them look cleaner and it kept crap from getting in there. It may have given them some buoyantcy but with the weight in them you would never notice it...
  201. gonzo25

    Offshore lobster buoy ideas???

    I don't know, I don't hoop in the bay. I have used them in the bay a few times and there wasn't an issue,
  202. gonzo25

    Not Political - Your Access Just Got F'd. AB2030 Passes by Executive Order

    NO! Fuck all that... it's time we make them leave the state. I'm used to getting kissed when I get fucked. No kiss.... no reach around... no talking dirty... they don't even offer any lube... it;s just 2' and dry you used to hear, who's your daddy, who's your daddy. now it's just...
  203. gonzo25

    Offshore lobster buoy ideas???

    The straight bait chopper thing is a heavy 6" floor scrapper that has been sharpened. Mine is so old you can't read the brand name on it any more, I probably bought it at Home Depot, but that is a "probably". I just bought one for a friend and I got it at Home Depot, the handle is a little...
  204. gonzo25

    Offshore lobster buoy ideas???

    I don't know, I hoop on the edge of the kelp beds all the time and have never had a problem with it. I would imagine anything that would get hung up on that would get hung up on your rope too. I have had kelp on them before... maybe because I am never far away from them and when I set the last...
  205. gonzo25

    Offshore lobster buoy ideas???

    They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Keep in mind I usually wrap the rope up tight and use the clasp on some of the rope to hold it that way, I un-did the clasp and took off a little rope to get the sub float out of the way so you could see the rope holder and how the rope was on it...
  206. gonzo25

    Offshore lobster buoy ideas???

    This is a picture of my system, been using it for 15 years with no problems. the float has an 18" x 3/4 PVC going through it with a female connector at the bottom, wrapped with reflective tape, my phone number and an LED light on top. It attaches to the rope holder that has a male threaded end...
  207. gonzo25

    Mr. Barnes Lobster Opener Message and Report

    It always amazes me.... you go out in the day and people smile at you and wave, act very friendly. Then you go out at night and it's dr. Jeckle and mr. Hyde, they act completely opposite as in the day time. I don't think etiquette is the right word, your looking at words like ignorant...
  208. gonzo25

    Mr. Barnes Lobster Opener Message and Report

    Float isn't lit and you can't see it. other wise you are absolutely right.
  209. gonzo25

    Alien Bug Breeder - catch and release

    This is why you can't take them till they are 3 1/4, that way they will have gone through 2 breeding cycles. There is no problem with breeders or the condition of the fishery, all they would have to do is stop taking females for a couple of years and the limit could go back to 10. Of course...
  210. gonzo25

    Easy limit 10/8

    Way to go bud, did you try any of those tricks I told you? Nice looking bugs, why am I not surprised? You da man. Don't worry about those fish, when the cycle goes from dines to chovies they will be back. I remember fishing with my dad and uncle and they threw the seat overboard so we could...
  211. gonzo25

    Mr. Barnes Lobster Opener Message and Report

    loosing your nets is the price for being stupid, rude and inconsiderate.
  212. gonzo25

    Beware of Hoop net Poacher off La Jolla

    Legal for use on seals yes, legal for use on humans, NO. I am sure you must have heard the story of David and Goliath... then it should come as no surprise that would be assault with a deadly weapon. You can only use one step of force greater than what comes at you, going straight to...
  213. gonzo25

    Looking for Some Lobster Ho's to add to the Team

    I sent you a message, forgot to mention I live in Clairemont and we can use my boat sometimes if you want.
  214. gonzo25

    Beware of Hoop net Poacher off La Jolla

    They aren't going to a store and buying them, doing whatever you have done to improve them. Giving up the space to store them. loading and unloading them from the boat. finding a spot to use them. Getting and storing the bait that will go in them. Doing the work needed to keep them usable...
  215. gonzo25

    Beware of Hoop net Poacher off La Jolla

    Very true and easy to spot in person, the guy who doesn't run his mouth when he is out and about, keeps his back against the wall, and is always aware of what is going on around him. The term "talks the talk and walks the walk" comes to mind. It's like carrying a stun gun, it's okay if your...
  216. gonzo25

    Beware of Hoop net Poacher off La Jolla

    +++ So you must have a better idea, lets hear it
  217. gonzo25

    Beware of Hoop net Poacher off La Jolla

    I know there are laws about pulling your gear, especially commercial traps. Just for shits and grins call the coast guard tomorrow and tell them the story and say you have the cf numbers and you want to press charges. After they tell you there is nothing they can do, ask them what you can do...
  218. gonzo25

    Beware of Hoop net Poacher off La Jolla

    Berrymans B12 Chemtool works way better, shoots a good 20'+ stream.
  219. gonzo25

    Offshore Options for mexican permit (site down)

    My license cost me $38 it took less than 10 min. it came as a pdf and I can print it out as many times as I need to. A one year permit was $20
  220. gonzo25

    Offshore Options for mexican permit (site down)

    Not according to the site I use. Maybe you were told that because that is all they sell. buying the bracelet is a waste of time and money compared to buying a year permit. Just like all the other requirements it is impossible to confirm with the Mexican navy because they treat all that...
  221. gonzo25

    Offshore Options for mexican permit (site down)

    I use these guys, try going there and look on Mex regs section https://www.californiasportfishing.org/fmm-visitor-form
  222. gonzo25

    Offshore Limits of yellowfin and Dorado thank you Hardcore

    Maybe you haven't noticed you haven't seen any of Hardcores videos for a while.... He got tired of all the negative shit he had to listen to just for trying to help people. Can't say I blame him, I got tired of it too and don't put out any reports either. That shit gets old fast, so think...
  223. gonzo25

    Offshore La Lolla Bonito's and Dana Landing Crime report

    I watch it all the time and I haven't seen any that were 59. As for the author of the post that inspired this reply, you should make an apology, of course that is what a real man would do. just a thought
  224. gonzo25

    How to avoid getting seasick?

    thanks for the info
  225. gonzo25

    Offshore Great weather

    thanks for the report
  226. gonzo25

    Offshore 425, 371, 302 - 9/25

    thanks for the report
  227. gonzo25

    How to avoid getting seasick?

    How many uses do you get out of it?
  228. gonzo25

    How to avoid getting seasick?

    What does it cost
  229. gonzo25

    Offshore La Lolla Bonito's and Dana Landing Crime report

    less crime there isn't there? and they have the same problems there we have here, only you don't fuck with people who might be able to defend themselves. yep they are closer to that ride a horse and carry a gun i was talking about.
  230. gonzo25

    Offshore La Lolla Bonito's and Dana Landing Crime report

    Well I'm proud of you who took the time to look for the law, keep looking and you will find one that says exactly what I quoted. Again I have to say my favorite saying, "you have to know the rules if your gonna play the game and win" Remember this, they don't take laws off the books they just...
  231. gonzo25

    Offshore How was the weather today

    As you can tell by the different comments on this thread, a little different story from a few. I don't know what to think about some people, I was outside the 371 and heard a call to anyone at the 371 asking how the conditions were. This guy replies that it's calm with 2 maybe 3' swell, my...
  232. gonzo25

    Offshore Nice Flying Fish Wings

    yep... you could make about ten of todays with the material it took to make one of those and they get about 20x as much for them. It's fine with me I'm not paying for them just enjoying the show. And the guys are going in the opposite direction. I liked the op shorts, didn't show the crack...
  233. gonzo25

    Offshore How was the weather today

    Christian, get that bilge pump fixed? you did good last week, it was rougher than shit on the outside couldn't see kelp or anything with the white caps, all we got was a long boat ride. we will be out in that same area tomorrow too, will be on 72.
  234. gonzo25

    Offshore La Lolla Bonito's and Dana Landing Crime report

    nope but you can look it up, start under fish and game code. I have hundreds of laws like this and I just don't have the time right now the hard part is knowing they exist without finding out the hard way.
  235. gonzo25

    Offshore La Lolla Bonito's and Dana Landing Crime report

    I don't use an Iphone and my view on guns is pretty well known. I have no problem saying what I think, either you like me or you don't but you will always know where you stand and what I am about.
  236. gonzo25

    Offshore La Lolla Bonito's and Dana Landing Crime report

    I know lots of people who have been ripped off at Dana and SI, that is why I never go there. I don't usually carry when going to Mexico, but I am never empty handed when going back to my truck or my boat. The problem is I am an old fuck and I shouldn't be, but I am and always have been very...
  237. gonzo25

    Garmin customer service... WTF

    KIMH You have nothing to be sorry about looking out for people's safety. I did a cut and paste from the place I got my info, it seems like a credible source and I quoted what I learned there. Like I said I'm like the kid who learns the shit in school but doesn't use it. Just because I...
  238. gonzo25

    Garmin customer service... WTF

    triggered?
  239. gonzo25

    Garmin customer service... WTF

    I don't ever do this and was going off memory of what I had read and I did mis quote map tools saying "most" instead of "many" my bad. If that is the worst mistake I ever make, I can live with it. I spent my time to try and give these guys an idea of what it is they are looking at and how it...
  240. gonzo25

    Garmin customer service... WTF

    my source of info is "map tools" which say maps use true north but most marine charts use mag. north, which makes the most sense to me since most boats have a compass.
  241. gonzo25

    How to avoid getting seasick?

    yes but most pills aren't intended to be dissolved in your mouth and taste like shit, if you like that taste have at it.
  242. gonzo25

    Offshore 9/14 on the 43

    I know you guys are used to weather we are not but could you give some input on the conditions there, wind and swell. thanks, going out tomorrow and that would help
  243. gonzo25

    Garmin customer service... WTF

    this is true, i was trying to give a quick and easy to understand explanation of why they use min. and sec without being to confusing. This is why I didn't go into detail with North.... true north and mag. north and how to syc them. also why good maps have the info listed and marine charts...
  244. gonzo25

    Garmin customer service... WTF

    John I think they simply need to learn if they poke the goat, they will get the horn. I am sure you know what I mean. These are the kind of people that made hank williams write that song about assholes, we all know a few of them.
  245. gonzo25

    Garmin customer service... WTF

    Now youre talking about real sailors. not so good in the fog, but definitely old school. Today we have a hard time getting people to understand that Polaras is the north star, that it doesn't move like he other stars, because none of the stars move, it's the earth that moves. it all makes...
  246. gonzo25

    Garmin customer service... WTF

    Okay there are three different formats, decimal degrees, degrees and decimal minutes, and my favorite, degrees minutes and seconds. what do the symbols mean, how does it relate to time, and what do the numbers mean? the ' foot symbol means minutes and the " inch symbol means seconds. there are...
  247. gonzo25

    How to avoid getting seasick?

    there you go, the patch, scope, and kwells are all made with the same ingredients, only Kwells is probably less expensive and made to dissolve in your mouth if you are already sick and easier to adjust the amount that you take if you don't need as much as you get with the patch or scope. get it...
  248. gonzo25

    Offshore Rough Water, Small Fish 9/10

    I'm glad to hear that. I would rather risk pissing you off and being alive than say nothing and feeling guilty because i should have, weren't you going back out today? what did you get, any fish out there and how was the wind. Your lucky you were as close in as you guys were, when you got a...
  249. gonzo25

    Clipped the center median with my boat trailer

    if you lived in san diego i would come over and help you with it, it is an easy fix really, depending on how old and rusty everything else is. is it a tube axle... 3500 the spindle is probably pressed on if it is. if it is square it is probably welded.
  250. gonzo25

    Clipped the center median with my boat trailer

    ok it spun.... did it maintain that "camber" the whole time? pull the tire and wheel, then remove the carter pin, the nut and washer, the bearings and hub.... the spindle is what those things go on. With that stuff removed look at the spindle, does it look straight with the axle? or does it...
  251. gonzo25

    Garmin customer service... WTF

    I thought we were gonna have a winner.. okay if you are using a compass and a chart, what is it that you are determining? how do you determine it?
  252. gonzo25

    Garmin customer service... WTF

    Baby J I know how you feel, but if you want to win the game you have to play it smart. You got the best advice possible from liltrouble. You need to remind yourself that you want something form them, it isn't a question of if they owe it to you or you deserve to get it, all that matters is...
  253. gonzo25

    Clipped the center median with my boat trailer

    you will see, the problem is at the spindle and axle connection, that is why the wheel looks like the camber is off, the wheel will probably spin just fine but will be at an angle, like the camber in a front end... bearings the wheel would wobble all over and you would feel the wheel move in...
  254. gonzo25

    Garmin customer service... WTF

    Something you all have obviously over looked or missed... the paper work says in several places that is not to be relied on for navigation, in fact if you look at any unit and any brand they will all say that. Have you ever thought about what you would do if you lost all power? You should...
  255. gonzo25

    Garmin customer service... WTF

    I have the same unit something most people don't know is powering it up when not in the water isn't good for your ducer Check the ground, check the ground, check the ground, the ground is the most common problem with them. Check on that warranty period because mine is for one year I...
  256. gonzo25

    Clipped the center median with my boat trailer

    what kind of axle is it? a 2"round 3500 for example? if it is one like that the spindles are pressed into the axle, you probably tweaked that connection, it is the weak spot. pull the wheel and hub and expose the spindle, you can eye ball it and you will know if it is bent... that is more...
  257. gonzo25

    Offshore Rough Water, Small Fish 9/10

    You must have been close to the coast on the ride down there, the water in your pics didn't look anything like what we were in, not to mention the fog with about 10'vis. The weaher report changed within an hour of when we went out, called for the 15 kt wind and 3' wind waves in the afternoon so...
  258. gonzo25

    Offshore Most dangerous offshore experience

    I have one on my boat, hope I never use it.
  259. gonzo25

    MOON PHASES FISHING

    ahhhh I don't know about that... fuckin a couple bisexual bitches ranks pretty high
  260. gonzo25

    Offshore Mexican Documentation

    I don't want to sound like a prick or some asshole but having been down this road before, before it even starts let me make it clear. It is important to me to let someone know about laws or whatever that I am aware of and they are not, period. It is not my job, obligation, requirement or...
  261. gonzo25

    Offshore Mexican Documentation

    If you are launching your boat in Mexico then... to cross the border and get into Mexico you will be required to have a passport, a TIP ( for all of your vehicles,boats, trailers etc.) and a Visa. Keep in mind there are several different types of Visas.... depending on how you are entering...
  262. gonzo25

    Offshore Mexican Documentation

    Dude I have info on so many bullshit laws you wouldn't believe it. This is one of hundreds of laws that they aren't enforcing, but like I said "just because a law isn't enforced doesn't mean it isn't the law" Our justice system is so bad, they don't take laws off the books they just write new...
  263. gonzo25

    Offshore Mexican Documentation

    It's true that the Mexicans aren't really concerned about a passport when you are in territorial waters, it doesn't put any money in their pocket, but they do want a fishing license. However the United States have laws that specifically states you are required to have a passport to leave or...
  264. gonzo25

    Offshore Mexican Documentation

    If you go to Sportfishing of California they have links and explanations for everything you will need. look in the top right corner of the sites you will go to and there is a spanish/english option. you can also use google chrome it has translation as an option...
  265. gonzo25

    Any one move from a 3/4-ton to 1/2-ton and regret it?

    That's true but it's probably not because of the truck but because of the mad man driving it. I am really a nice guy but I have no patience for rude inconsiderate people.
  266. gonzo25

    Offshore Most dangerous offshore experience

    one of my favorite sayings is.... the ocean is a very unforgiving place, shit happens and it happens fast.
  267. gonzo25

    Offshore Most dangerous offshore experience

    yes, when people go into the water like that they usually don't realize how you will drift and how the boat will drift are different... and then there is getting back on it ( a private boat ) if there is no swim step or ladder that is one hell of a long way to pull yourself up. Glad you...
  268. gonzo25

    Any one move from a 3/4-ton to 1/2-ton and regret it?

    The front with some old fart standing next to it. It is a firemist dark rootbeer brown, I dusted the curve in the hood, top or the cab and around the wheel wells with ghost pearl red. The top of the bed, the curve on the doors and top of the front fenders with ghost pearl gold. The wheels...
  269. gonzo25

    Offshore Most dangerous offshore experience

    Your right, this one could help someone, and it happened last year. Not offshore though. I was going to the Islands in a friends boat and one of his buddies. ( this guy has owned several boats and been doing it for 4 years that I know of) We are getting close to the Islands and the motor...
  270. gonzo25

    Any one move from a 3/4-ton to 1/2-ton and regret it?

    Thank you John, I appreciate your comments more than you can imagine, I like reading this forum just for the reasons you mentioned. I certainly wouldn't consider any of you " unwashed Northen Deplorables " I have nothing but respect for you. I understand what you are saying about the...
  271. gonzo25

    Offshore Most dangerous offshore experience

    I have several entertaining stories I could share, but after giving it some serious thought I think I will keep the stupid shit I have gotten myself involved in that could have cost me my life and not let everyone know that I too have done some very stupid things that I was lucky enough to get...
  272. gonzo25

    Offshore Damn Weather & Damn Dodos 09.05.20

    I do that.... usually at the first paddy we see
  273. gonzo25

    Any one move from a 3/4-ton to 1/2-ton and regret it?

    Just to add a little something for your argument. A boat trailer, built correctly, is different and much harder to build than say a cargo trailer. first you have three different kinds, 1. doesn't work. usually, because it wonders all over the road and is the easiest to realize it isn't working...
  274. gonzo25

    Any one move from a 3/4-ton to 1/2-ton and regret it?

    Just cut back on the butter and the beers to chase it with and enjoy the show.
  275. gonzo25

    Any one move from a 3/4-ton to 1/2-ton and regret it?

    You guys are missing out on the thrill and adventure in life, you need a tow vehicle like mine to get that back. A 1956 1/2 ton Chevy Cameo 4x4, the Cameo is a special production truck that has a fiberglass bed, so your boat can out weigh your truck. Of course the 4x have one ton running gear so...
  276. gonzo25

    How to avoid getting seasick?

    Why do you guys keep fucking with this shit? Go on ebay and get some Kwells, it's made by Bayer, same ingredients as scopamine only half the dosage, it's in pill form you can let it dissolve in your mouth so you can even take it if you are already sick. KWELLS end of problem.
  277. gonzo25

    Offshore 1 and done 8/31

    You got the touch bud. WTG
  278. gonzo25

    Offshore On line Mexian Fishing license not working - anybody tried lately?

    I just got one two days ago, I use the same site I use for all my Mexican paper work. Sportfishing Association of California I have noticed the last two years, they will send you an email with a link to print your license, but when you click on it it will bring up your proof of payment, and...
  279. gonzo25

    Offshore A wild day offshore 8-20

    We were getting ready to leave when we saw this guy and I had just taken my helmet cam off and put it away. typical. I keep getting asked if I was scared... not at all, I have seen plenty of sharks out there, close to the boat too it was no big deal.... when the scary shit happened, it...
  280. gonzo25

    Offshore A wild day offshore 8-20

    they are seeing more gw than ever before thanks to all the seal loving assholes... probably see more of every kind since there is plenty for them to eat.
  281. gonzo25

    Offshore Recon Report 8-21

    You didn't have to dive in on the paddy's we found, all you had to do was look over the side of the boat and you could see them everywhere.... had lockjaw for sure.
  282. gonzo25

    Offshore Recon Report 8-21

    Those seiners must have been working hard because we were out there 8-20 and there were a lot of kelps holding fish and micro bait, just wouldn't go with anything we had, but lots of fish.
  283. gonzo25

    Offshore 8/20 Butterfly to Corner to 43

    We found lots of paddy's out there too, holding fish and micro bait... tried everything we had but couldn't get them to go.
  284. gonzo25

    Offshore A wild day offshore 8-20

    I've eaten plenty of mushrooms back in the day, no one was laughing or thought it was funny
  285. gonzo25

    Offshore A wild day offshore 8-20

    When I told my friend, no booze no drugs, he said, really? I said the ocean is a very unforgiving place, shit happens and it happens fast, if for some reason shit happens I want you on your A game not half in the bag. whatever happens is something you won't expect. What do you think when...
  286. gonzo25

    Offshore A wild day offshore 8-20

    No he wasn't, but he might have been pissing in his pants when that head came out of the water
  287. gonzo25

    Offshore Yellows 8/20

    So true... and when you don't smoke, drink, snort, shoot, or pop, you may be boring but you can last more than five min in a fight and have sex for most of the night
  288. gonzo25

    Offshore A wild day offshore 8-20

    For just the fishing info and not interested in the story. Can't give some of the important info your looking for like exact location or water temp other than way west of the 302, I was a little busy and never even looked. After the fog lifted and the sun came out the water was clear and very...
  289. gonzo25

    Offshore Yellows 8/20

    Way to go Cody and thanks for the call, I had my hands full and was already way west of the 302, didn't catch anything but had a very memorable day. Ted Nugent had the best response to those questions, "you got to kill it to grill it"
  290. gonzo25

    Coronados blues and reds 8/18

    Thanks Cody, that is a great bag of fish, fun to catch and good to eat. Was the water still green or is it clearing up some? Thanks for the report, you killed them as usual, excellent job.
  291. gonzo25

    2120 Parker prop question

    actually the four blade will give you a better hole shot and more top end. Go to a prop shop and try some and you will find out for sure which one works the best for your boat.
  292. gonzo25

    2120 Parker prop question

    I don't have the same boat but I switched to a four blade and really like it. You might spend a little more but going to a shop they will usually let you try a couple to find the one that works the best for you.
  293. gonzo25

    44.4 lb yellowtail

    Way to go, that is making some memories. I am happy for you. Also, I had no problem reading anything you wrote.
  294. gonzo25

    Top shot for BFT

    Everyone has their own preference and who is to say what is "really" best. Personally I like spectra to flr. with no stretch because you can feel the bait better. I like longer leaders because I retie a lot or a top shot longer than I will be casting so the knot isn't going through the eyes...
  295. gonzo25

    Offshore Offshore fishing with a drone?

    using the gps it will come back and land itself, i'm going to try putting something down, like a sleeping bag for it to land on that won't let it slid around and get thrown into something. The bottom line I think is how the conditions are... wind, swell, wind waves etc.. Personally I don't see...
  296. gonzo25

    Offshore Offshore fishing with a drone?

    Shewillbemine the drone has 2 modes that do what you are talking about, sort of. One is circling flight where is goes to a height and distance away that you set, and shoots video of you while it circles you. Another mode is a follow me, it will shoot video of you as you are moving, either...
  297. gonzo25

    Offshore Offshore fishing with a drone?

    I have just been experimenting with this, used it in the bay to see what kind of problems I have to solve. In these conditions using the self landing mode has worked fine, this is what I would try and use, it isn't the rocking of the boat as much as it is the wind. Going out early in the kelp...
  298. gonzo25

    Offshore Offshore fishing with a drone?

    it's real time, you can view it on the monitor that comes with it, record it using wifi or copy it off of the sd card in the camera. the drone has a gps in it and so does the controller, the drone follows the gps in the controller... faster, slower, right, left etc. it records what is...
  299. gonzo25

    Offshore Offshore fishing with a drone?

    the one I have will do that right out of the box, a follow me mode. it will also fly around you at the height and distance away that you set and shoot video of you or your boat. It has point of view and wifi so you can see and record what it sees.... just what you want. It has self take off...
  300. gonzo25

    Offshore Offshore fishing with a drone?

    try doing a search on google, they have setups for drones with clips for dropping bait that have been out for a while. haven't done it myself just watched the videos.
  301. gonzo25

    Offshore Videos from around the 43 the last few days.

    Yep that's why I don't fish the cattle boats. It's called "Sportfishing" not very sporting if the fish does't have much of a chance. I fish 15# all the time, a Garcia promax freshwater reel and a 7' freshwater rod. PB on light gear is a 37# BFT. I've been fishing out here since the 50's...
  302. gonzo25

    Offshore Check out this guy!

    there is a fine line between balls and stupidity. not hating, just stating a fact
  303. gonzo25

    Lefty or righty?!

    I'm ambidextrous and just naturally used my right hand for right handed things like guns and skill saw, in fact the only thing i had a hard time with was throwing darts. Growing up my dad like spinning reels and that is what I used most, when I got my jigmaster and my senator they were right...
  304. gonzo25

    Catalina seaweed

    Is it April !
  305. gonzo25

    What Trolling Lure Is this???

    used those a long time ago, worked good for tuna.
  306. gonzo25

    Trailer brakes: stainless worth the upgrade?

    John just gave some good advice. Don't even consider electric unless you want to replace them once a month. I have a big time stopping problem, my tow vehicle is a 56 Chev 4x4 which is one ton running gear with the big brakes... but that is drum brakes. I can go from 0 to 100 in a heart beat...
  307. gonzo25

    Offshore 7/24 Tuna Skunk but Large Calico

    sounds like us on Thurs. put 125 miles on the boat, 182,226, 302 and west... didn't see one kelp, no more than ten birds, no marks... finally hit point loma for a couple of bass to get the skunk off. Got some nice Bass, had a good time with an old friend, boat ran good and we made it home...
  308. gonzo25

    Offshore Half Day Coronado Reds then a off shore BFT. July 23 Thursday

    for what possible reason would you want to run through a paddy? what, are you new?
  309. gonzo25

    Questions about fishing San Diego / Mexico border

    The weekend is to crowded for me Joe, hopefully I'll be able to give some Intel on how it was on Thurs. or Fri. Being able to go during the week is the only advantage to being retired, being self employed I could do it a lot but when your older and retired you can tell everyone to go fuck...
  310. gonzo25

    Questions about fishing San Diego / Mexico border

    The Mexican Federal government also requires everything to be insured through a Mexican insurance company. just an FYI
  311. gonzo25

    Questions about fishing San Diego / Mexico border

    TIP is Temporary Import Permit, it has nothing to do with the DMV and it is required for all boats, cars, trailers, etc. it is an import fee from Mexico
  312. gonzo25

    Questions about fishing San Diego / Mexico border

    A TIP is only required when in Mexico, land or Mexican waters. Outside of 12 miles is Mexican territorial waters and a TIP is not required. The TIP is good for ten years, who ever applied for the TIP originally is the only one who can cancel it. You will need some kind of written declaration...
  313. gonzo25

    Offshore Expedited Visas

    I don't know that it would do you any good doing what you said and going through one of the landing because if you are on a private boat you would need the manifest so my advice would be to continue with the due diligence because that doesn't make sense to me. good luck and let us know what...
  314. gonzo25

    Questions about fishing San Diego / Mexico border

    Yes everyone is required to have a fishing license. All the other stuff is only require if you are within 12 miles of land.
  315. gonzo25

    Questions about fishing San Diego / Mexico border

    what you put up there are only pics. and not a full or recent requirements by the Mexicans. I doubt if they would bother asking for a passport because only the fishing license puts money in their pocket. However your own country, the United States, requires that you have a passport to leave or...
  316. gonzo25

    Hole in Fuel Tank 1987 Cabo216

    God Dammm.... Are you shittin me! The first thing I would recommend is moving those two tanks.... out of the boat, into the garage, and on craigs list, ebay or any where other than where they are. There is a reason the manufacturer sets the boat up like it was. When you spend a lot...
  317. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna 7/16

    Way to go Cody, glad to see you got the boat going again and back at it... hopefully I'll see you out there next week, maybe a little less wind by then
  318. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Did you apply for a TIP last year? That is how it reads. "I did get the TIP successfully before getting FMM this season." If you did, that is why you got the response you did, the TIP is good for 10 years, they probably thought you lost your paper work. You can save yourself a little money...
  319. gonzo25

    Sh***y day 7/12

    Matt... I'm glad to see you can keep a sense of humor about the situation. It sucks and I feel your pain, but when we take a step back and look at the real tragedies that happen in life every day this wasn't that bad, it was only a fishing pole it wasn't you. I was just busting your balls in...
  320. gonzo25

    Sh***y day 7/12

    How long have you been fishing? Do you go out and beat your thumb with a hammer because it feels good when you stop? Just checkin We are all guilty of doing some stupid shit, usually you learn after the first one.... I have seen it happen to others... a lot I'm still waiting to have...
  321. gonzo25

    Sh***y day 7/12

    When we were kids fishing at the model yacht pond my friend had his pole on the grass and it got pulled in, the next day we were fishing in the same place and I got a fish and it had a hook and line in its mouth.... pulled the line in and it was my friends rod and reel. The very next day...
  322. gonzo25

    7/11 Mixed bag. SD/PL Kelp

    Well the model looks like she had a good time, good day on the water, thanks for the report
  323. gonzo25

    Salt Creek 7/12/2020

    pretty stand up for all the guys who gave the new guy all the info... proud of you all, what goes around comes around
  324. gonzo25

    Sh***y day 7/12

    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: you so funny
  325. gonzo25

    12-15 ft project boat

    CalicoFisherman14 I think your going to be like that old saying, when you snooze you loose. There are five people interested in this now, one guy wanted to come and get it today but I can't do it till the weekend. There is no doubt you will never come across a deal like this. Dude if you are...
  326. gonzo25

    4 new trailer tires and rims

    I have 4 brand new in the box trailer tires with rims, 5 on 4.5 bolt pattern. st 205/75 D 15 $450 thats a savings of over $200
  327. gonzo25

    Offshore The San Diego Thursday offshore trip

    Take it from someone who knows, he is hooked for life. I was and have been doing it ever since. I'm not sure how old I was, but under nine. I used to wrap myself around the bait tank (a pony keg ) and I can still hear my dad saying, "don't let go of that pole"
  328. gonzo25

    12-15 ft project boat

    I'll take a picture of it tomorrow
  329. gonzo25

    12-15 ft project boat

    God dam I was willing to give this to you and you aren't all over it? Do you really want a boat?
  330. gonzo25

    Questions about fishing San Diego / Mexico border

    NO Rosarito is not a port, you want to put down Ens. Ensenada. : [email protected] If you go to this website it has step by step instructions with links and explanations https://www.californiasportfishing.org/fmm-visitor-form Next time if you are going alone because you don't know...
  331. gonzo25

    Questions about fishing San Diego / Mexico border

    I go alone all the time and it sucks... it is harder to find fish, and it really, really sucks when you catch one and you can't get the fucker in the boat because your alone and can't get it over the rail.
  332. gonzo25

    Questions about fishing San Diego / Mexico border

    I told you to upgrade that life insurance, then she would be much more eager to see you leave. I go alone all the time, nothing is going to happen that wouldn't happen if someone was with you. It has always got my girlfriend and my daughter all upset. I don't have much time left and don't...
  333. gonzo25

    Approaching a kelp paddy?

    Man I pull right up to that fucking thing, get on my bull horn and yell... "Every body, get the fuck off of my paddy" then run around the boat acting like some kind of fuckin lunatic. They usually leave after that. :rofl: :rofl: :frehya2:
  334. gonzo25

    Dog on Deck 07.06.20

    The dog looks good and sounds like she will be a good one. I am really happy for you.
  335. gonzo25

    Dog on Deck 07.06.20

    The dog looks good and sounds like she will be a good one. I am really happy for you.
  336. gonzo25

    Questions about fishing San Diego / Mexico border

    Just for shits and grins how about posting up where you got that information from and the date it was published
  337. gonzo25

    Offshore 7/5 the corner and 43

    sorry you didn't get any. Thanks for the report
  338. gonzo25

    The 4th is with us at full force at OB pier:)

    I don't have my original poles any more, my dog ate them... but I do still have the Penn Senator and the Mitchell 302 I bought as a kid... that's right a Mitchell there was no Garcia yet. My daughter doesn't like boats but I did take her fishing a few times, I made up for that with my...
  339. gonzo25

    The 4th is with us at full force at OB pier:)

    woodfish330 your post brought back many memories, I remember Mission bay as a mud flat we would walk across at low tide and then they dredged it, dredges ran 24/7. Growing up in P.B. we fished MB almost every day after school until dark thirty, the best fishing in the bay was the model yacht...
  340. gonzo25

    Questions about fishing San Diego / Mexico border

    Kevina you probably don't understand what he is trying to say because you have a brain, don't talk to little kids every day, and can figure out what you need to fish Mexico like most adults who have at least an average IQ, for the other half of the adult population they need to hire an attorney...
  341. gonzo25

    Questions about fishing San Diego / Mexico border

    some times if you are using a different format than a typical html when you post it, it will remove all the punctuation... guess how i know. Having a post that is one long sentence is very hard to read... even if you have a magic decoder ring.
  342. gonzo25

    9 mile bank or no 9 mile bank

    If you report fish at the nine then everyone and their brother will be out there in a row boat... if you only report fish 20+ miles out then the googins stay in the kelp beds. That's all bullshit, I'm just fuckin with ya.
  343. gonzo25

    Questions about fishing San Diego / Mexico border

    It's a good thing you got the TIP, the Mexican navy makes the rules for on the water. At one time you only needed the TIP if you made land, went to a port, but along with the FMM the rules for the TIP changed to read entering Mexican waters. There are a lot of businesses and persons posting...
  344. gonzo25

    Offshore Coulda been worse 7/1

    Cody... I looked through my garage and aluminum shade and couldn't find it, I finally got a hold of Bob to make sure he took it and he confirmed he got it. Then he tell me he didn't use it, he sold it. I was livid, this is the kind of shit I get with these people I know, I gift him something...
  345. gonzo25

    Offshore 6/30 Bluefin Biters

    way to stick with it guys! thanks for the report
  346. gonzo25

    Offshore Coulda been worse 7/1

    There's that karma coming back I was talking about, it's always nice to save a day that started out bad. I might have a helm and a 13' cable with it you can have, never been used. I told a friend of mine he could have it and a fish finder over six months ago, he never took the fish finder...
  347. gonzo25

    Offshore BFT NW 230 6/25

    Good job dude, thanks for the report! 👍
  348. gonzo25

    Got me a new deckhand

    Just set them up with some sea sick meds, kids are prone to ear infections which goes along with sea sickness and you don't want them to get turned off to it... and make sure they catch a lot, they won't care what it is.... and they will sleep all the way home. and please make sure they...
  349. gonzo25

    Got me a new deckhand

    Making memories is what it is all about. I started taking my grandson at about 4 or 5, set him up with a sabiki and got lots of chum for the next trip. didn't care what he caught as long as he caught a lot of it. Now he is 15 and hooked. My dad got me hooked early on too.
  350. gonzo25

    Fishing Helper needed

    pics please, income, car, home owner, must like dogs, none smokers, bi sexual would be a bonus (girls that is) NO want monsters I may be easy but I'm not sleazy they got to have some class if I'm gonna tap that ass
  351. gonzo25

    Offshore 6/21 SCI Ridge

    You need to find some new friends... have the same problem and end up going alone most of the time. Got a big tuna, alone, long, long fight... got it to the boat and couldn't get it in the boat, almost pulled me over the rail and I ended up watching it swim away with my gaff in it.
  352. gonzo25

    Offshore Look but can't touch

    Sunscreen! You don't deserve to catch any fish. Take some of that bait, mush it up with your hands and rub that on your face... won't help for the sunburn but you will smell like you were at the titty bar and got your money's worth.
  353. gonzo25

    Question about vhf radio

    4' is a waste of your money, they are useless.
  354. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    No questions? Welcome to BD
  355. gonzo25

    Offshore Filming a documentary fishing in mexico tomorrow...

    Hey welcome to California, where they fuck you with a smile.... and while they are shaking hands with you with their right hand, their left hand is in your pocket. The government that is, the residents are alright, they carry lube because they are used to getting fucked, no kiss, no reach...
  356. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    since I don't know what the question is, if your looking for FMM or TIP you can find all the links here. https://www.californiasportfishing.org/fmm-visitor-form
  357. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    You do have to have the FMM before you can get the TIP, but if you mailed it to them they will have it in the computer, they don't always send you back anything for the FMM. The TIP will take about a week.
  358. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Okay, thanks for clarifying that for me.
  359. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    So the bank wouldn't let you use your card, and you changed the letter to a 0 ? Thanks for letting me know I don't want to be giving that out if it doesn't work... thanks. The numbers on your card and your book won't be the same but they should be tied together on their computer... here...
  360. gonzo25

    Coronados 6/19 Biting

    What a miserable day, I would much rather be working.... well that is what my ex-wife would have said. way to go! making memories with the buds... you will talk about it as the good ol days when your my age. 👍 thanks for the report
  361. gonzo25

    Islands yellows 6/19

    way to go bud, even got one of my favorites. I told you that karma would be coming back around 👍 I'll be talking to you soon.
  362. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    okay i haven't done this myself but was just told by someone else that they didn't use the letter and put in a 0 instead and they had no problem since I haven't done this personnaly but going off of what I was told, if you try it please let me know if it worked or if it didn't.. thanks
  363. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    when you get your card it says you can use it to get an fmm. I don't know how they did it but I know people who said they did with the card. and last, what good would it be if you couldn't. there is something you can do because others have done it but i have no clue what it is.
  364. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    I know other people have had this same issue, I think the system has issues with using the card, mexico and local flights are all they are good for, one problem, even if you had the book, the numbers are different on the card and on the book...but their computer knows both numbers are you...
  365. gonzo25

    Offshore 371 and Hidden

    thanks for the report
  366. gonzo25

    Purchased 250

    2700 hrs is a lot of hours in my opinion, a lot of that is about how well it is maintained. Just remember how much they cost new... also there are a lot of moving parts in a four stroke that there aren't in a 2 stroke and they are expensive to rebuild. I think you have seen better prices here...
  367. gonzo25

    Purchased 250

    Wow I can't believe how many people are looking for outboards, I wasn't trying to sell one, just making a comment and have had seven p.m.'s it's a Mercury 90 hp., 2000, 20" shaft, approx. 700 hrs. runs good, always been very dependable, wiring harness, binnacle, not fuel injection I just...
  368. gonzo25

    Offshore Big bluefin first try

    I read this and a couple others that said they added a balloon so it wouldn't sink out Like i said I don't know shit about these kites, I said that up front so anyone reading it wouldn't think differently... I hate it when someone acts like they know all about something and they are just...
  369. gonzo25

    Offshore NLA, 6/11 an

    Dam dude you are too nice.... not to bust your balls but those are triple digits last I heard 1 0 9 yep there are three. way to go and thanks for the report
  370. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Are you referring to your TIP Temporary Import Permit? These take about 10 days, don't remember the cost but they are good for 10 years. make sure you get your FMM first or it won't go through. go to this web site and all the information along with links are there...
  371. gonzo25

    Offshore Big bluefin first try

    Let me start by saying I don't know shit about the kites you guys are using but I have heard a lot of guys complaining about their kite sinking out if it goes in the water and some saying they have to use a balloon on it so it won't sink out, is this a problem for everyone? I have several two...
  372. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Are you referring to the response for the FMM? If so it may not come, people have told me they have never gotten a response, just make copies of everything you have and take it with you, it has worked for them. as long as you have your receipts showing you paid for everything you should be good.
  373. gonzo25

    Purchased 250

    I got a great 90
  374. gonzo25

    12-15 ft project boat

    boat is an 87 you will never get a deal like this one.
  375. gonzo25

    Offshore Big bluefin first try

    That's what I was told when I flew my first four string kite half hour later it was a snap you will get it.
  376. gonzo25

    12-15 ft project boat

    I've got a nice Bayliner Bass Stryker, 14', 50 hp outboard, galv. trailer, fish finder, gps, trolling motor, trailer and hull in excellent shape, upholstery needs work, boats been sitting for a few years, I'm the original owner, boat and motor only have 250 hrs on them. I want this to go to a...
  377. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    on the manifest it will ask for a date to enter and a date to leave Mexico, usually you make those dates six months apart. that is the only thing i can think of that gives the time frame, but it is good for six months, only good for one entry and one departure but you have six months to do it in.
  378. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    I haven't gotten one yet this year, you know they had the border closed so this could have something to do with it. I have been down to TJ at least once a month for the last six months and they never said anything to us about not going down there, but they turned away a lot of people. both...
  379. gonzo25

    Buddy boat to the coronados

    my trailer broke an axle so I won't be going out for a while. how was the fishing, heard they were catching lots of yellow tail. looked like it would be a nice day on the water
  380. gonzo25

    Barter kings looking to go fishing. Trading fishing trips for remodeling my house

    hey Doug, what part of town do you live in? What kind of work are you looking for right now? Got lots or experience in multiple trades, got my B1 license in 78 had my own business for ten years, then I got divorced and had to give the ankle everything I owned. You know what an ankle is...
  381. gonzo25

    Sorry in advanced.

    My ass has been chewed out so much you wouldn't want it.
  382. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    even if you pay someone to do it you will still have to supply the documents, you are the one that has them. Just copy them in pdf format. go to the link I put up, it is for California Sportfishing Association, they step you our with links there, it is really easy to do.... the first time...
  383. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    I go through California Sportfishing https://www.californiasportfishing.org/fmm-visitor-form
  384. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Do you have a copy of your receipt for payment? They lag on getting back to you, however this is a little more than lag. You have paid for it right? Just take a copy of the manifest you mailed to them along with a copy of your receipt to show them and you should be fine. Just tell the...
  385. gonzo25

    Offshore Sat 6-6 371 no fish report

    Well at least you got to spend some time with the kids making memories, next time it will be better. thanks for the report
  386. gonzo25

    Offshore Huge fish caught and released at Coronado Islands

    Great job guys, good on you for releasing it. Thanks for sharing the video and report.
  387. gonzo25

    Offshore Cow on 40lb (heartbreaker)

    Nice thread Maybe I'll change my mind tomorrow, I have done that. That has got to be the most negative threads I've read pretending to be positive and supporting. maybe it's just me it's been a long day.
  388. gonzo25

    Offshore Cow on 40lb (heartbreaker)

    Alright dude... way to go on the hookup, sorry it got away. I know how that feels, been in the same situation alone, had it gaffed good and couldn't get it in the boat. I put 100 lb bags of cement and color coat in the back of my 4x4 so I'm not exactly weak. it cost me a jig, a gaff, and...
  389. gonzo25

    Offshore Bluefinn 6/4 Got our 1st Cow for 2020

    nice fish, all of them. thanks for the report
  390. gonzo25

    Question for you defiance owners

    I don't have one but I have a friend who does and he has something similar and his runs a wash down pump. My guess would be they tried to add an accessory and are trying to hitch hike off of the lighter for a power source, not something I would recommend but that is just a guess too. If that is...
  391. gonzo25

    Offshore Any boater buddies this weekend

    Welcome to BD Randy, what part of Clairemont are you in? I'll buddy boat with you some time
  392. gonzo25

    18.6 ft outrage whaler bait tank.

    I don't have one of these but isn't the center deck just screwed on? I am sure you know and I am going by memory of the one I looked at years ago.
  393. gonzo25

    18.6 ft outrage whaler bait tank.

    The tanks I have made, out of fiberglass, had a skirt around them. I did that for looks but it is what I would say makes all the difference because it helps the glass tanks be cooler. If the only consideration is which works the best then I would have to say the glass tanks. Of course...
  394. gonzo25

    18.6 ft outrage whaler bait tank.

    First boat? my advice would be to do as much on your boat as you can, don't be afraid to fail that's how you learn. The more you do on it the better you will know it It's not something you can just park and walk home. The more you know about it the better you can deal with it when something...
  395. gonzo25

    18.6 ft outrage whaler bait tank.

    I agree, I think my tank is a Kodiak knock off. I have made some improvements to mine that make a huge diffenence but people have to be realistic, yes I have made some changes, but my time is myown.... the tank manufacturer is putting out a product that will work as good as it can and be made...
  396. gonzo25

    18.6 ft outrage whaler bait tank.

    First of all I don't even know what kind of pump he has, and it probably doesn't seem to work fine, it probably does work fine. But like you said what you guys require and what someone down here requires are different. your plastic pumps like Rule for example have to mount below the water...
  397. gonzo25

    18.6 ft outrage whaler bait tank.

    Doug is right about the 40 gallon but he has a little bigger ride than yours. The bigger the better but I think you need to look at something closer to 30 on your 18. Just make sure whatever size you get (the biggest you can fit comfortably) you want to mount it in the center of the boat and...
  398. gonzo25

    Offshore 5/29 BFT near the Upper Hidden

    way to go guys. thanks for the report
  399. gonzo25

    Offshore 5/31 BFT Report

    Glad you guys got one Thanks for the report
  400. gonzo25

    Anyone going out need help with gas/bait/cleanup and spotting?

    woodfish330, after I wrote that I was afraid you might take it personnally,like i was directing it to you, I was not. The point was don't make a nice guy doing something nice, look like the bad guy. Personally I think the biggest problem is that guys have to list things that they shouldn't...
  401. gonzo25

    Anyone going out need help with gas/bait/cleanup and spotting?

    I can understand some of those requirements. It isn't the tips or suggestions that would be a problem as much as how many how stupid, when you have been doing this for over 50yrs. you probably have a clue for the obvious. I don't think anyone would like someone else helping themselves to your...
  402. gonzo25

    An Important Update from Hormel Foods!

    Well, that ruined dinner.
  403. gonzo25

    Offshore Memorial Day Yellowfin

    well you got one and had a good day on the water. Thanks for the report
  404. gonzo25

    Offshore 5/26 bluefin

    good job, thanks for the report
  405. gonzo25

    SoCal Return, What to Expect

    yes you will need to wear a mask every where, don't be surprised if they also take your temp. Don't get to excited it won't be rectal. :rofl:
  406. gonzo25

    How to ball park a rebuild budget?

    I know you might not think so, but URN is pretty much right on the money. BOAT= Break Out Another Thousand
  407. gonzo25

    TIP (temporary import permit) application question

    It doesn't say it anywhere but you have to have a current visa too. Because it doesn't say it anywhere it causes a lot of problems because they will keep sending your request back asking for another legal document, but never say what that document is... what they are looking for is a visa...
  408. gonzo25

    Offshore Bluefin 5/24

    you worked hard for it but still got one and had a good time, doesn't get much better than that, other than putting a few more on the deck...next time. thanks for the report
  409. gonzo25

    Offshore Coronado 5/24

    no matter how well you prepare sometimes shit happens. I run a couple pumps and two tanks on my ride and that is still no for sure for sure. you made the best of it and still got one and had a fun day so it wasn't all bad. thanks for the report
  410. gonzo25

    Offshore 5/24 BFT Report

    how far up the line did you find the yt? thanks for the report
  411. gonzo25

    Offshore Sunday 5/24 Report

    long day but you got some, along with good times with friends...can't beat that. thanks for the report
  412. gonzo25

    Offshore Bluefin on Reel Hard

    great fish and a good day. thanks for the report
  413. gonzo25

    Offshore BFT ON 5/23/20 (PB)

    way to get it done, I'm happy for you. Thanks for the report
  414. gonzo25

    Offshore 05.22.20 371/Upper hidden report

    Dam hardcor I was impressed with some of your shit before, but at 4'10" we need to change your handle to superman Hardcor. Since you are a gentleman I tried to keep it clean, other wise I would have said, what does dick size have to do with fishing? vipertom1970 Dam dude, very...
  415. gonzo25

    Offshore Bluefin 5-22.

    Way to go guys, thanks for the report.
  416. gonzo25

    Offshore 5-21-2020 BFT REPORT

    Way to go, thanks for the report. nice ride too.
  417. gonzo25

    Offshore BLUEFINN 5/21/20 Blue water

    Thanks for the report and a heads up on the weather.
  418. gonzo25

    Offshore 05.20 BFT

    thanks for the report
  419. gonzo25

    Offshore 5/16 Mex Offshore Report

    good job, thanks for the report
  420. gonzo25

    Eating skulpion sushi style

    There is, and it works really well... it's called cooking.
  421. gonzo25

    Eating skulpion sushi style

    No problem, I'm glad we were able to entertain you! We used to eat chorizo and eggs for breakfast all the time, then I found out what it was... most people don't even give it a thought or aren't interested in really looking at what they are going to eat, not me, first I want to know how old it...
  422. gonzo25

    Eating skulpion sushi style

    before fixing any fish to eat raw put your fillets out in the air at room temp for 20 min if it has worms you will see them coming out of it. If you get worms they will deworm you just like you do your dog. Had it happen to a friend and his girlfriend once... they got dewormed and it gave...
  423. gonzo25

    5/18 - Looking for buddy boats

    well give it up... who do you use
  424. gonzo25

    Carpet glue removal *help*

    and a paint scraper
  425. gonzo25

    Fishy-looking Yammie's on Offerup

    Stealing and possessing an out board is the easiest thing there is, reminds me of stealing a harley back in the 50's and 60's only easier. the only ID on the motor is a glued on sticker on the motor bracket, come up with a serial number for the same size and hp motor for that year that hasn't...
  426. gonzo25

    Shooting caught on Eagle Cam, west end Catalina Island

    We will never know will we. If you have heard the sound of someone shooting at a perched bird followed by them shooting at it as it flies away that is exactly how it sounds, that doesn't mean he was or that someone should claim he was if they weren't there... of course it doesn't mean they can...
  427. gonzo25

    Shooting caught on Eagle Cam, west end Catalina Island

    I could and would say the exact same thing, have done that and do that. my point was you have to know the rules to play the game, and most people really don't. We all do or have done stupid shit at one time in our lives and that is when we usually find out about those rules, I would just like...
  428. gonzo25

    Shooting caught on Eagle Cam, west end Catalina Island

    I think the first shot when the bird takes off and the feathers fly is a good indicator, but i agree not proof, My point was primarily directed to those who didn't think it was a crime and saw nothing wrong with it. if you read the law, all eagles are protected. I live in Ca. and I carry a...
  429. gonzo25

    Shooting caught on Eagle Cam, west end Catalina Island

    a crime? I know this is a well kept secret but eagles are protected. There is even a country out there that has them on their money and other things as a symbol of freedom. It's okay, a lot of people don't know this, you would have to be a college grad to have learned this and who cares what...
  430. gonzo25

    checking IDs?

    can't say for sure but i haven't heard of any stop and checks Do what everyone else does, look them right in the eye... and lie
  431. gonzo25

    Gilled and Released!!!

    I know, I was just bustin balls with that statement... just a joke.
  432. gonzo25

    Boat overhang on trailer

    If your happy that is what counts, but you are aware that is to much tongue weight. It will tow fine but it is working the shit out of your suspension and your losing stopping power. I don't know if you checked out the height of your ball and if the trailer is level with your tow vehicle and...
  433. gonzo25

    Gilled and Released!!!

    Someone who isn't new here and asks a question like that one :frehya2: :rofl::rofl:
  434. gonzo25

    Offshore BFT report

    thanks for the report
  435. gonzo25

    Offshore 425 Water Report

    Makin memories is what it is all about. Thanks for the report
  436. gonzo25

    Nados still bite.

    nice fish, thanks for the report
  437. gonzo25

    Always trust your gut

    He caught a buss-on tuna after work while reading the fish reports. :frehya2: Rock fish makes great strip bait for rock fish.
  438. gonzo25

    Coronado yellows!!

    By yourself, must be nice, peaceful. I always have these two assholes show up, uninvited, so it's always the three of us, me, myself, and I. A real pain in the ass, I have to pay for everything, I have to do all the work to go, all the clean up, I have to find the fish, they just bitch and...
  439. gonzo25

    Boat overhang on trailer

    I am not familiar enough about torsion arms to give any advice on them. As for your boat hang over the back, the distance is 6 to 8". Don't start adjusting the height of your hitch, you need to make it at whatever height it takes to have your trailer level with your tow vehicle and your boat...
  440. gonzo25

    Coronado yellows!!

    Way to go Cody, sounds like a fun day. Any problems with the Mexicans? I heard the Islands were closed to fishing... didn't hear it from the Mexicans just a rumor so I was curious. Good job as usual, maybe I'll see ya on the water next week, and thanks for the report.
  441. gonzo25

    Offshore First time offshore

    There will be lots of time you won't be able to see land and not be that far out, a little haze is all it takes. The first thing you need to do is get a compass and a chart AND LEARN HOW TO USE THEM. Every gps you will buy will come with a warning not to be used for navigation but the fact is...
  442. gonzo25

    Stumped w/electrical issue. Help!

    I have never had a solder connection break, I have found a lot of crimp connections that have failed. crimping or soldering is only as good as the person doing it. The problem he described wasn't a broken solder connection it was a corroded wire at the soldered connection, this was most likely...
  443. gonzo25

    Help with Blige pump

    Ok Joe, but that doesn't fix your problem, there is a reason that it blew in the first place, and did you understand the last part of my post and what it was saying. I made a joke out of it but it is a serious issue. if my bilge pumps aren't working I don't leave the dock, if they stop working...
  444. gonzo25

    Help with Blige pump

    I forgot to mention... the iN5400 I believe refers to it's ability to be a rectifier and the Mmc has something to do with acting like a fuse for high voltage ( DC ) current. but I have no clue what that would be. I am assuming you don't know that either, do you know what a 15 or a 20 amp...
  445. gonzo25

    Help with Blige pump

    I don't want to add to your confusion and frustration and I'm not going to tell you what to do, mainly because i am not that familiar with your boats manufacturer. It appears they are using them as a fuse, my question would be why? Since there is a wide variety of functions that they do, and...
  446. gonzo25

    Help with Blige pump

    do you have a float switch along with a regular switch and possibly a high water alarm? a common set up, float switch works the pump and the alarm to let you know you have a lot of water in the bilge along with turning the pump on, along with a separate switch to turn the pump on manually, you...
  447. gonzo25

    Help with Blige pump

    bman sorry the pic is kind of dark but that is the fuse block, six hots per side, a plastic cover that goes over it and labels to label each fuse. bait pump, bilge pump 1, bilge pump2, radar etc. etc.
  448. gonzo25

    Help with Blige pump

    I must be missing something because compared to what I am used to that looks like a cluster fuck and an ordeal to have to replace everytime you blow one as opposed to a spade fuse. bman It is a 12 way fuse block for boat or car with connectors and fuses X002BTUV32 Im not sure if the last...
  449. gonzo25

    Help with Blige pump

    I just got a couple of these fuse blocks on Amazon for under $20 they have 12 hook ups, come with fuses, ring connectors, screws and labels for everything you probably need on your boat, they have red led lights that come on if one of the fuses is blown... pretty clean and pretty cheap...
  450. gonzo25

    The day is fast approaching...

    As usual you are full of shit. tell us oh wise one, what do you think it does and what is it that kills you? It effects your lungs ability to expand and contract and they fill up with fluid (pneumonia) and you die. Please educate us and give us your explanation I can't wait to hear it. This...
  451. gonzo25

    The day is fast approaching...

    That is why I have a fast car... of course if I was over weight I probably couldn't get into the car :rofl: :frehya2:
  452. gonzo25

    The day is fast approaching...

    pneumonia is what you die from with corona.... just an FYI
  453. gonzo25

    The day is fast approaching...

    Very true, I know several people who got this in Dec. and Jan and it causes you to get pneumonia and this is what causes death and why old people are most vulnerable.
  454. gonzo25

    The day is fast approaching...

    Thank you. You must be new... anyone who has been on here for very long has known that for a while. Of course most of them can tell when I am joking, did it hurt when I set the hook? :rofl:
  455. gonzo25

    The day is fast approaching...

    BiggestT " Anyone who dies and tested positive for Covid-19 is reported as a Covid-19 victim. Never mind that they were obese, suffered hyper tension and had diabetes, they tested positive for Covid 19, so that was the cause of death." Dude you just gave me a great laugh. I know what you...
  456. gonzo25

    The day is fast approaching...

    Before you get an attitude with me, it's not an issue of what she does or how much it may be needed etc. just read what you wrote and think about how many people, and how many people who are already fucked up with other things that this woman could infect, do you really think that is a good...
  457. gonzo25

    The day is fast approaching...

    On Sunday in New York 758 people died bringing the total to 10,000 people who have died in New York. (source was the New York times so give them shit not George) San Diego has the second highest number of confirmed cases in Ca. that is "confirmed" care to guess what the real number is...
  458. gonzo25

    What are the capabilities of this boat?

    Are you buying that thing or do you already own it? Have you worked on boats before, have any mechanical ability? I'm not gonna bad mouth your ride but.... I got a 14' Bass boat that needs some work you can have for $100 thats better than that... galv. trailer, bimini top, fish finder...
  459. gonzo25

    Offshore Fishing Etiquette Two

    I think everyone needs to keep in mind that there will be a certain percent of people who don't do shit right because they are new and don't know any better, and we all have had those moments, or I have had those moments when you have been on a fish and distracted and drift closer to someone...
  460. gonzo25

    Offshore Fishing Etiquette Two

    It seemed to be better this year but I didn't get out until late in the season. For sure people worked together better and more people called in others than any years I can remember. There were three things that caused this to happen, some guy named Cory, some guy named Cody, and the regulars...
  461. gonzo25

    Offshore Shelter Island ramp closed. Who can we call? Will it help?

    I think it is kind of ignorant to throw a blanket statement out there about "old people". Yes more people over 60 are in worse shape than those that are 40, but that doesn't mean they all are. I don't know how old you are but I would probably put you to the curb. How many guys on here are...
  462. gonzo25

    Ban Coronavirus

    Sorry I forgot something. You said it was okay that people were buying up all this stuff, looking out for themselves was alright. That you weren't worried you come from a big family and you would always have a place to go. then ended it with "but this is not the case for many." So what does...
  463. gonzo25

    Ban Coronavirus

    I disagree, I never said you weren't entitled to your opinion, in fact I posted a second time to try and make sure you knew that. I just tried to show you there were two ways of thinking about it. I agree with another comment that you were more focused on the political side of it instead of...
  464. gonzo25

    Fishing license for guest on boat

    I have had my girl friend with me while I was fishing and been checked two times at the dock and once on the water, the only thing the wardens said when we said she didn't have one and wasn't fishing is when she said,"girls don't fish" they got a good laugh out of that. As for hooping, if...
  465. gonzo25

    Is April too early for SD tuna?

    To answer your question, red crab and seiners. they had plenty to eat and were boat shy from the pressure from seiners... as I remember it. And it is incredibly frustrating to have all around your boat you could reach out and touch them but nothing you have or do will get them to bite. The...
  466. gonzo25

    Ban Coronavirus

    Fishkilr I don't mean to be ragging on you, I just don't think your being as objective as you could be. I am guilty of this myself a lot. There are two types of listeners, global and specific, they both hear someone say they were stuck at a traffic light for 20 mins. The global listener takes...
  467. gonzo25

    Ban Coronavirus

    Why do you think that "hunker down" means never leaving your home? Do you think anyone is going to stay in their house for the next two months? I think he may have been referring to a lot of things from not going out to events with a lot of people or going to a movie theater, I doubt he thinks...
  468. gonzo25

    empty store shelves

    wow that sounds like a shitty situation to me... I got a Bidet and use less than half a roll a month... it can double as a drinking fountain for those who can't figure it out. :drool: :rofl::shakin::indabutt: :eyepoppin
  469. gonzo25

    Newbie here and need some advice.

    I don't take more than i can hold in one hand, the other hand is to swim with....
  470. gonzo25

    Baitwell Pumps: 120V vs 12V

    to much water coming in doesn't kill your bait, it is the current in your tank that will kill your bait. I put as much water in as the over flow can handle without it over flowing BUT there is no current in the tank. you can use a valve to control the water flow but put it near the tank...
  471. gonzo25

    Baitwell Pumps: 120V vs 12V

    First of all "fill time" is only good for letting you know your system is still working like it did when you first installed it. The faster you can change the water in your tank the better off your bait will be, you have to set your system up so there will be no current, the current is what...
  472. gonzo25

    Livewell siphoning with pump off

    For the discharge hose, yes raise it to over the transom, it could only syphon water out that is above the over flow in the tank, but having it in the water just makes it harder for it to get the water out as fast as it could, and it is nice to be able to see the water coming out so you know...
  473. gonzo25

    Livewell siphoning with pump off

    The info on the drain line is good advice, you want it below where it comes out of the tank and if you can see it then you know everything is working or there won't be water coming out of it. I would bail the pvc ball valve and get a brass one, those are not that strong or reliable and you...
  474. gonzo25

    Found Life Vest- LJ

    it's orange and has a cg seal on it. just kidding but thank you... i never really thought about it but most of my stuff has some id on it, like a phone number except the live vests
  475. gonzo25

    Go get em...

    Thanks for the report, did you put any on the deck?
  476. gonzo25

    Some people are stupid

    First post, welcome to Bloody Decks. The one thing you can count on coming on here is there will always be some kind of controversy and lots of good entertainment with some good fishing advice and helpful information thrown in... enjoy. I have been on the receiving end of things like this...
  477. gonzo25

    Some people are stupid

    NO, they said they pissed. Shit is what the OP described dropping their nets on his.
  478. gonzo25

    Totally not fishing-related - roof knowledge

    I'm in San Diego and we can't have shake roofs here anymore, metal sounds pretty cool, does it effect your cell phones? any pitch requirements?
  479. gonzo25

    Some people are stupid

    With a strong stream to expand that balloon. when we were little kids we would piss over a six foot fence to see who could piss the highest, now were glad we can still piss over the rail of the boat.
  480. gonzo25

    Seasick on Sports Boat

    I have tried all the over the counter and home remedies and none of them worked, Stugeron Forte worked better than them... I started taking it the day before and I never puked but I would feel like shit the whole day. Then I discovered Kwells and haven't been sick yet and I can take them when I...
  481. gonzo25

    Some people are stupid

    I think saying they are stupid isn't right or deserved... that is giving them an excuse because that is just straight up rude and inconsiderate. Stupid can be from lack of experience and haven't learned anything yet, I can live with that, we aren't born with the knowledge... but rude and...
  482. gonzo25

    Short wives, girlfriends or kids. Car question.

    Hey Wills, how ya been. I got to ask you, what would you rather have for your ride, that nice practical car you showed or something like this.
  483. gonzo25

    Other Got Caught trespassing to fish what’s next?

    I think you should consider yourself lucky, lucky you got caught by the sheriff and not someone like me who would never call the cops because they don't do anything but would introduce you to a stun gun and a rubber hose. Not that I haven't done some stupid shit in my day because I have... and...
  484. gonzo25

    Short wives, girlfriends or kids. Car question.

    370Z... you can always sit on a pillow
  485. gonzo25

    Hooping in SD Bay - DOGS!!!

    The law says you have the right to protect your gear and your person, if it bites you, you can use anything to protect yourself. This is what I use and it is legal, it is on NOAA's list of things you can use. When you hit them they haul ass and don't come back. Just take a milk carton and...
  486. gonzo25

    Coronados 2/1

    I've seen the sport boats have been getting limits, been trying to get out there myself but my fishing partners are all tired, probably end up going alone like usual. It sure looked good
  487. gonzo25

    Coronados 2/1

    Good job dude, any blue lings in the mix? Looked like a nice day on the water, thanks for the report.
  488. gonzo25

    Shooting Sealions? NOT COOL!

    On my list from NOAA it lists sling shots but has no ammo restrictions on it. With my pellet gun at least it wouldn't be much of a challenge to hit them and it would definitely kill it. a little different story with the sling shot. I have no problem hitting them with it, but watching my...
  489. gonzo25

    El Sueno new call list!

    Sorry I almost forgot... MERRY CHRISTMAS and may you catch more and bigger fish next year than you did this year.
  490. gonzo25

    El Sueno new call list!

    There is nothing wrong with your rules, they seem like common sense expectations you shouldn't have to write down to me, BUT there is nothing wrong writing them for those who lack in common sense and common courtesy. it is missing the ones that i have that seem to be the biggest problem people...
  491. gonzo25

    Hey guys! If you need crew for the winter or summer?

    ` :rofl: So true, the cheapest pussy is the one you buy... like fishing, it isn't as much fun if it's too easy. Check out what Patrice O Neil has to say about it.
  492. gonzo25

    Anyone want to go hooping?

    I have had a lot of the same problems with friends flaking out, if i get a call with enough time to take someone else it might be over looked, but a no show is a done deal. It's no secret i can be the biggest asshole you have ever met, i've had lessons from the best, and... I can be. I don't...
  493. gonzo25

    Offshore Short and sweet 11/24

    alright Cody, glad you got into them, I'm sure this next storm is going to be it for this season, it ended good for me thanks to you.
  494. gonzo25

    Offshore Thanks to "Descanso" 11-18 western 9 mile bank

    you could see bait all over that paddy, saw it with the binos ane that was what made me stop and check it out, we were heading a lot further away. I put out a lot of chum before we took off.
  495. gonzo25

    Offshore Thanks to "Descanso" 11-18 western 9 mile bank

    That was me that called you in... My buddy mitch and I were in the White 18' Invader with a black "T" top. Glad to hear you got some, any big ones? The later it got the bigger models started biting, got a few just a BCH over 35. Had to change my hooks to do it. We were using lite wire...
  496. 20191118_133211

    20191118_133211

    Mitch and I with VFT
  497. 20191118_132044

    20191118_132044

    boat full
  498. gonzo25

    Offshore 11.16 226 Limits

    the weather report i saw said, " Wind NW to 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 2 to 4 ft at 15 seconds" I would go in that no problem, I have only gotten wet in my boat one time. This is from the national weather service marine...
  499. gonzo25

    Offshore 11-15 Still there......

    Good to hear people were willing to help, i would have. thanks for the report.
  500. gonzo25

    Offshore Great YFT fishing 11/15

    way to go and thanks for the report
  501. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    the numbers are tied together on their computer, both are accepted
  502. gonzo25

    Lobster - Cages versus tubes, tubes versus cages?

    What you see in the picture is standard slingshot ammo that came with the slingshot. I usually use marbles, they are probably less money, but they are bigger and it is easier for me to hold them in the pouch more consistently the same way... which may not seem like that big of a thing but it...
  503. gonzo25

    Offshore Limits of Yellowfin and Yellowtail off a Kelp Patty

    way to go Cory, looks like you had a good time, even though taking on water like that can keep your stomach in a knot.. being offshore and alone. Glad you made it back alright. I've been in a similar situation and it wasn't much fun. let us know when you find the leak, i am sure people are...
  504. gonzo25

    Lobster - Cages versus tubes, tubes versus cages?

    Let me start by saying I don’t hoop in the bay and don’t have any problems with seals, however I did years ago and can pass along a few tips. First you have a legal right to protect your catch and your gear, this is why noaa has put out a list of things you can legally use…. This is on the...
  505. gonzo25

    Coronado islands

    way to go bud, that's the nicest part of the Islands is the variety of fish there. Were there many other boats there?
  506. gonzo25

    We Put Our Dog Down Today

    wow what a bummer, putting your dog down is so hard to do. I miss my dog so much, I feel your pain and hope you remember if they don't bring so much happiness then it wouldn't feel so bad when they go. sorry... get another one soon, it will never be the same because just like people they are...
  507. gonzo25

    Stolen boat Dana point embarcadero

    That works for me. The cops don't do shit, the best preventive is making an example of those who are caught.
  508. gonzo25

    Offshore Stainless steal prop vs aluminum

    well "That Guy" told me to go with stainless steel, who cares how it works no one can see it... but look how cool it looks on your motor towing your boat to and from the launch.
  509. gonzo25

    What is this? (Sonar pic)

    Yes... I spawn on every day that ends in "Y". not planning on having any more kids but I am going to keep practicing incase I change my mind.
  510. gonzo25

    Lobster on the crawl , SD Bay 10/26...

    a bit chilly? :rofl: :rofl: reminds me of high school when my friend was talking to his parents about his girlfriend and said, she's just a little bit pregnant
  511. gonzo25

    Saturday nights alright for fightin'!

    You absolutely can not have any gun of any kind in mexican waters, you also can't take lobster in mexico. A pellet gun is not on the list of legal things to use, BUT you can get away with it if you are using cleaning pellets. A pellet gun (like the one I have) would easily kill it. It shoots...
  512. gonzo25

    Saturday nights alright for fightin'!

    this is true and why there is such a problem with them, they are no longer afraid of humans and the population is out of control. however there is a difference between harassing them and protecting your catch and your gear. you do have the legal right to protect your gear, this is why noaa...
  513. gonzo25

    Saturday nights alright for fightin'!

    edited post because it got loaded twice SEALS (2) by gonzo25 posted Aug 27, 2019 at 7:08 PM
  514. gonzo25

    Offshore Stainless steal prop vs aluminum

    I just bought one a month ago and I really like it, better holeshot, up on plane is a big improvement and better gas mileage. I recommend going to a shop that will let you try different ones to get the one you like most.. lots of variables and a lot of money to spend finding just the right one.
  515. gonzo25

    Mexican Stand Off on a 1/2 day boat (photo)

    hey, if I come on here and someone isn't bitching about something someone else posted..... I have to check and make sure I am on BD
  516. gonzo25

    Stolen boat Dana point embarcadero

    fuck all that, cut their cock off so they can't produce any next generation thieves, you know what kind of values they teach their kids... not the kind i teach mine. remember if you buy shit from thieves your just as guilty as they are.
  517. gonzo25

    Mexican Stand Off on a 1/2 day boat (photo)

    I think the Mexicans are totally cool, considering all the assholes that go down there without the right paperwork, as in none, and all they do is escort them to the border and tell them to get the fuck out of their country. This can't go on for much longer, they are losing money by doing that...
  518. gonzo25

    Offshore Yft 10/23

    I was seriously trying to get into some so I could call you guys in for a change. You gonna go out again next week, Wednesday? Now that my boat is going I can go any time. I've been on the sideline watching all summer, it would be nice to get some before they leave. I don't have what it...
  519. gonzo25

    Offshore Yft 10/23

    Hey Cody, glad to hear you guys got some, sorry I didn't get to meet up with you guys face to face, good talking on the radio. I hit those paddies west of the 302 and followed that warm water like a mule with a carrot in front of him, saw some meter marks but couldn't get anything up. saw lots...
  520. gonzo25

    Offshore 371 Fishing and Mex Navy check on 10-10-19.

    Hey Dave.... this wasn't directed to me was it? i didn't think so because I never said what kind of insurance, i thought that was a no brainer... why would they give a shit about your stuff, they are just covering their ass
  521. gonzo25

    Offshore 371 Fishing and Mex Navy check on 10-10-19.

    Yes you are both right. OH wait... you are just making up shit now because you got nothing better to do with your time, right:? and for my friend who wants a cute little name..... amazing... how is that? Have you ever tried to help anyone or is your specialty just talkin shit? oh...
  522. gonzo25

    Offshore 371 Fishing and Mex Navy check on 10-10-19.

    my insurance covers me in Mexico too, they also told me the Mexicans required insurance from a Mexican company just like the statement of requirements the navy put out. Hey, it doesn't matter to me if you get it or not, it doesn't put one cent in my pocket, i am just tryin to do you a solid and...
  523. gonzo25

    Offshore 371 Fishing and Mex Navy check on 10-10-19.

    imira que pinche cabron! Estas pero si bien pendejo chupa mi verga maracon. yeah, that's it I'm making it up. I haven't forgotten what an asshole you are... I mean special, shame on them not telling you.
  524. gonzo25

    Offshore The tuna bite

    I don't know how experienced you and your wife are fishing in the ocean but I highly recommend taking something for sea sickness, unless you know for sure you don't get sick... nothing will ruin your trip quicker than throwing up the whole time you are on the water. If you need a recommendation...
  525. gonzo25

    Offshore 371 Fishing and Mex Navy check on 10-10-19.

    The Mexican Navy told everyone, it has been on their list of requirements from the get go. I haven't heard of them enforcing it, BUT just because a law isn't enforced doesn't mean that it isn't the law and can be at any time. Something else that was on that list that wasn't, or I don't...
  526. gonzo25

    Offshore Skipped the 371, spottie Sunday

    doesn't matter if it is the wife or any passenger, their life is your responsibility. risking my own is one thing, it's mine, but i would never risk others. I have fished small boats all my life, the ocean is a very unforgiving place, shit happens and it happens fast, to many people don't take...
  527. gonzo25

    Offshore Submarine

    I can't really tell in the picture, was it black? I had one come up about 50' from me at the 9, it was small and looked like that, and it was diesel, probably smugglers. They were close, I could have hit it with a rock and i have bad shoulder. I remember thinking, fuck did they know I was here?
  528. gonzo25

    Offshore The tuna bite

    Oh, almost forgot.... first post.... welcome to BD
  529. gonzo25

    Offshore The tuna bite

    I think my advice would have to be to move your trip up to about two weeks ago... they were biting good then but the water is cooling down and the counts are dropping... of course Cody is probably still getting good numbers. You might think about a longer trip that would get you closer to...
  530. gonzo25

    Offshore 371 Fishing and Mex Navy check on 10-10-19.

    im surprised no one asked, so I will.... what did they ask for or look for besides your passport? I know you weren't fishing when they stopped you but you were inside of 12 miles right? I know it is a requirement but I haven't heard of anyone getting asked for proof of insurance from a...
  531. gonzo25

    Offshore Condor 1.5 yft limits and hole in my gas tank at the landing

    hope she saw the intended humor. I'm to cheap to pay $450 for someone to replace my gas tank... I have done it in three trucks and they were all easy, good luck. glad to hear you are replacing it.
  532. gonzo25

    Offshore 371 Fishing and Mex Navy check on 10-10-19.

    If you say you have got one with it then I believe you can,,, your sure right? As for the sportboats... I certainly wouldn't use your senario to tell others a passport card will work. You don't know what kind of agreement the landings have with the Mexicans so don't count on the card...
  533. gonzo25

    Offshore Condor 1.5 yft limits and hole in my gas tank at the landing

    probably cost you a few bucks to get it fixed, but think about how your gas mileage is going to improve.... probably pay for itself. and you wondered why the ol'lady took out that life insurance on you.:rofl::rofl:
  534. gonzo25

    Offshore Condor 1.5 yft limits and hole in my gas tank at the landing

    You could get it welded. Marine Tex I know they use it all the time on the fishing boats and I used it on a motorcycle tank that I used for five years after that and the guy i gave it to used it for three more years that I know of. good luck.
  535. gonzo25

    Offshore 371 Fishing and Mex Navy check on 10-10-19.

    Wow... talk about double talking, run around bullshit.... no one will say either way if you can get a visa with a passport card... it says it is just like your regular passport book with an exception... it is not good for international travel... other places it says it can be used interstate...
  536. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna Seiners

    Well this isn't Alaska And how long has this system been used? AND in all this time none of them can figure out something that would work!? Sounds like a typical bullshit excuses to me to justify giving everything to the few. Sounds like a good reason to put some more restrictions on the...
  537. gonzo25

    Offshore I might have a problem!!! 10/12/19

    dam... you should have thrown that little guy back :rofl: nice job. thanks for the report
  538. gonzo25

    Here's what you need to know to fish Mexico

    Well if you check on line you will find everything saying no and referencing the landings/sportboats... But when I read the Mexican Navy list or requirements it ended with, "to fish more than 12 miles all you need is a fishing license and a passport." The US requires you to have a passport to...
  539. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna Seiners

    and of course in their amazing wisdom the best solution was not give anyone else a chance except for this select few... makes sense to me, couldn't be more fair fair, did I say that? one group can only go out at night, can only use restricted and limited nets that they must pull by...
  540. gonzo25

    Lovin the week nights

    The law says you have the right to protect your catch and your gear. some people refer to hooping as Lobster fishing. when you hit them with a sling shot they haul ass and don't come back... i think it might hurt... any way I haven't seen any of them keep hanging around or come back...
  541. gonzo25

    Offshore 10/13

    :rofl::rofl: Have you ever done any mooching? Sounds like how you cut your bait 0r their bait only they use harring...they cut the heads off, at an angle and beveled so they will spin behind a mooching torpedo sinker and slow troll it. I know you were joking but I can see Jed and Jethro...
  542. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna Seiners

    okay.. permits open to everyone, put a limit on the weight that can be taken and when it hits that number the season is closed. If they have the equipment and the skill then they should do fine, if not there will be a market for it and they can join the rest of the world that operates in a...
  543. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna Seiners

    so how long have you had your permit
  544. gonzo25

    Lovin the week nights

    my pellet gun would definitely kill them, but this is on the list as legal to use, and it works great. SEALS (2) by gonzo25 posted Aug 27, 2019 at 7:08 PM
  545. gonzo25

    Offshore 10/13

    good job.... thanks for the report
  546. gonzo25

    Offshore Boat permit outside 12 miles?

    When the Mexican Navy posted what you would need to fish inside 12 miles they ended the message with, outside of 12 miles you will only need a Mexican fishing license and a passport. Most everything you will find online will reference the sportboats/landings saying you won't need one. You...
  547. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna Seiners

    Well I stand by what I said. I am 68 years old and went into the apprentice program for carpenters out of high school, went to school after working all day, worked my ass off and am now a retired General Building Contractor.. there is nothing you can school me on about paying your dues I know...
  548. gonzo25

    Important links and instructions for private boaters that want to fish Mexico

    The quote you included with this is old, inacuturate and not complete. If you follow the link I left for you, you will find links to everything you will need. What you will need now, as of this date. your current registration ,mexican fishing license passport visa/fmm a biosphere permit proof...
  549. gonzo25

    Important links and instructions for private boaters that want to fish Mexico

    I think you do but I'm not sure. You can get everything you need here https://www.californiasportfishing.org/fmm-visitor-form they have english version. ALSO if you use Google Chrome it will translate anything for you.
  550. gonzo25

    Important links and instructions for private boaters that want to fish Mexico

    I thinnk that you do, but I don't know for sure. here is a link where you can get everything you will need and it has an english option. ALSO if you use Google Chrome it will translate everything and anything for you. any documents that it asks for need to be in pdf format. You must...
  551. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna in American waters?

    current registration, biosphere permit, and mexican insurance. back in the good ol days you got a permit for the boat and it covered everything and everyone on it.
  552. gonzo25

    Offshore Another YFT Limits Report 10/12/19

    good job thanks for the report
  553. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna in American waters?

    Thanks for the report, I was looking at the water temps and it is much warmer up there and I was wondering if they have been catching anything.
  554. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna in American waters?

    I must be missing something here. yes I know a passport expires, they are good for 10 years. Please explain how i am painting myself in a corner because i missed that too. And tell me, do you have a passport? You don't have to be a US citizen to fish. If you are not a US citizen but you...
  555. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna in American waters?

    IF one isn't a US citizen and is here legally then they will have a passport issued by the country they are a citizen of and the paper work showing they are here legally, so I'm missing your point. I believe you have to be a US citizen to get a US passport
  556. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna in American waters?

    Billy is right about the U.S. requirement, if your inside 12 miles the Mexicans require a visa. When the Mexican navy issued their requirements to fish within 12 miles they ended the statement with, outside of 12 miles you will only need a fishing license and a passport. with the way Mexico...
  557. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna in American waters?

    Passports are required. just because a law isn't enforced doesn't mean it isn't the law and could be at any time. even the u.s. requires a passport to leave or re-enter the u.s. just an fyi for those of you smart enough to check it out for yourself if you think i am wrong;
  558. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna Seiners

    Try doing that for Lobster... what a fucking joke... only so many permits are sold and only the select few have them. WHY? Why in a country that is based on the free enterprise system does this happen? If your a kid out of high school and you want to be a Lobster fisherman, you may as well...
  559. gonzo25

    Offshore Full speed ripper 10/10

    Way to go bud, hanging in there when conditions suck... in a 17.. shows some heart and desire. I admire the consistency and the teaching by example. I think you and Cory are the reason more people are willing to share and learning that what goes around comes around. I have seen that more...
  560. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna Seiners

    I would just like to see them stay a little more off shore... 20 miles and i think that would work for everyone.
  561. gonzo25

    Bugs sd bay 10/6

    Alright Glenn, I thought we were talking about lobsters, sewer rats, and pumpkin pie.... not the lounge lizards you met at the bar. :rofl::rofl: :frehya2: :cheers: sorry, I couldn't resist
  562. gonzo25

    Bugs sd bay 10/6

    Good question Glenn, made me think of Sam Jackson when he said, " sewer rat may taste like pumpkin pie but I'll never know because I wouldn't eat one". a line from pulp fiction. It all comes down to just how hungry are you?
  563. gonzo25

    Another SD Bay Lobster Report

    you will find that macs, dines, and bonita will make the best bait, the more oil they have the better. wait till the end of the season, we have had nights that we had 350 shorts by just a bch
  564. gonzo25

    Bugs sd bay 10/6

    dam Steve sounded like you were out with Saluki looking for a fleshlight. just kidding, how ya been? get any Tuna, any bugs? Great job Cody... not surprised, when you got it you got it. That's the kind of partner to have
  565. gonzo25

    San Diego Bay Lobster - Sunday 29SEP19

    Well I have been doing both for many years and I don't think so. Maybe if I didn't bleed my fish in a bucket and use a sponge to clean up the blood right afterward instead of letting it dry on which makes it a bitch to get off later... or I was bringing in nets with two or three lobsters in...
  566. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna Seiners

    I think you need to learn to read or at least go back ane re-read what I wrote... I said two years ago not this season. I also have family that fishes commercial and have done so when they used bamboo poles with jigs, i also have friends who fish commercial and i have nothing against...
  567. gonzo25

    Offshore Tuna Seiners

    "wipe out the whole bluefin population!" probably not since there are places that it is so deep they can't get their nets down to them. However 2 years ago you could drive out to the nine and there were bluefin every where, six seiners were out there for one week and after that you couldn't...
  568. gonzo25

    Offshore Phenomenal morning

    Try this Broil fish 8 to10 min. drain excess water from fish, then put the topping on them and broil 2 min. more. Mix the following 1/3 cup margarine 1/4 cup mayo 1/4 cup chopped green onions 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 tbls lemon juice 2 tsp dill weed 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp...
  569. gonzo25

    San Diego Bay Lobster - Sunday 29SEP19

    your boat gets trashed a lot more hooping than fishing
  570. gonzo25

    Offshore Phenomenal morning

    way to go dude, you are on a roll. persistence pays off, along with knowing what to look for. what kind of range do you have? Gonna try for one more day? Let me know when your gonna go and hopefully I'll see you out there. dam good job, these are the kind of days that keep us addicted.
  571. gonzo25

    Pappy takes a Plunge

    Great to see you out with the grandkids... set them up with some sibiki rigs and let them get you some chum. i started doing that with my grandson when he was 5, watched him progress putting some squid on them, then taking them off... now he is 13 and is pretty much on his own, Now we are...
  572. gonzo25

    Offshore 9/27 Short Day

    The only sea sick med that i have ever heard of that really works after your sick is Kwells, it's made to dissolve in your mouth. if Bonnine makes a chewable then it may work, however I can start taking that stuff the day before and it is ineffective, Kwells is the only thing i have ever used...
  573. gonzo25

    Offshore 9/27 Short Day

    dam you waited 40 min.! Hey if you aren't early then your late, at 3;05 the only thing there would have been the smell of my exhaust. the one thing i will have to say is my regular partners are never late... they don't pay shit, don't clean the boat, always want to go somewhere other than...
  574. gonzo25

    Offshore 9/21/19 Limits of YFT for 2

    Yeah glad to see you got some this week. Thats a great story I'm really glad you got to get out there with your son. Life is about making memories, you only live it for a moment but you will remember it for a life time. I'm doing the same thing only it is with my grandson now, everyone i...
  575. gonzo25

    Offshore Multi-species limits

    Way to go Cody... looks nice out there. This has been a bad year for me, went out last week and broke my Ttop, it has been one thing after another, I guess i'm due after having so many trips with no problems. I'm glad to see you are still gettin them, I might make it out there with Dave this...
  576. gonzo25

    Offshore Sat 9/14 South Tuna Solo

    most people like their raw fish meals made with fresh caught fish, just passing along what i was told to do when fixing chevichi to make sure it was safe to use for that. i wouldn't worry about the lobsters, that would be like worrying about the roaches eating something out of the trash... of...
  577. gonzo25

    Offshore Sat 9/14 South Tuna Solo

    a friend of mine got worms from eating ceviche and the doctor dewormed him like you would do your dog... this gave him gas really bad. middle of summer and if he rolled up the windows and turned the heater on, you knew you would be sticking your head out the window.... we are doing some...
  578. gonzo25

    Offshore Sat 9/14 South Tuna Solo

    Sorry i am a little slow right now, i didn't think you believed me about checking it for worms, a lot of people don't know to do that with fish they are going to eat raw. i have friends who learnded the hard way and don't want anyone else to go through that.
  579. gonzo25

    Offshore Sat 9/14 South Tuna Solo

    You may think that is a joke but it is not. it is very common for fish to have worms, if you are going to be fixing any raw fish meals you need to check it for worms before you do or.... guess what... that's right you will have worms too. contrary to popular belief that seasoning will not...
  580. gonzo25

    Offshore Sat 9/14 South Tuna Solo

    As a building contractor i must say that is some funny shit. most wouldn't have marked it as possibly tainted so he could see what he was missing, i remember a plumber stuffing fish guts in an inspectors air conditioning once.
  581. gonzo25

    Offshore Sat 9/14 South Tuna Solo

    just put your filets out in the open air for about 20 minutes and watch if anything crawls out. if you cook it thoroughly it won't matter anyway. What would i eat it? hell no, there is only one thing i eat that smells anything like fish. seriously cooking will kill any parasites but...
  582. gonzo25

    Offshore Passport Required for 226/302 area?

    Id like to take a minute to thank all the people who gave me the support, all the emails and pm's, i wasn't expecting it, i know the method is a little rough it's nice to know people realize youre doing it for them. i am rarely at a loss for words but i am right now. and yes "later bitches"...
  583. gonzo25

    9/15 Sunday - Who’s Going Offshore?

    it was a nice day on Sunday too... i was surprised the water on the nine where i was, was 70. i never go out on the weekend and when i pulled in and saw all the trailers i just said fuck should i even do this... and all the people watching the races i thought this is going to be a zoo... and...
  584. gonzo25

    9/15 Sunday - Who’s Going Offshore?

    tough here too... saw some fish west of the nine, broke a foot on my T top so i couldn't even chase them, heard some people on the radio but no one i knew so who knows, but they said they had foamers close to the lower nine, that was close to where i saw some so it could have been real but...
  585. gonzo25

    9/15 Sunday - Who’s Going Offshore?

    I just got my boat back together and was a little reluctant to go off shore alone, my friend i buddy boat with is out of town so i'm going solo. i will be getting a late start but i am planning on the same area kev was talking about. Water temp down, lots of boat pressure, and the full moon...
  586. gonzo25

    Offshore Passport Required for 226/302 area?

    I have a post up a few that I did a cut and paste on the regs about needing a passport and it tells what they are in that. I've been boarded twice in the same day by the coast guard. Out of the corner of my eye i see these guys creeping up slowly on me in one of those donzi with four 350hp...
  587. gonzo25

    Offshore Passport Required for 226/302 area?

    I am exactly the same in everyday life as i am on here, how do you understand why i have a negative outlook on law enforcement, you don't know shit about me... show me where i have said anything negative about law enforcement other than home land security. I am quite pro law enforcement and...
  588. gonzo25

    Offshore Passport Required for 226/302 area?

    shame on you Jim, I always thought highly of you and thought you had more class than to take something out of context. If your going to quote me then quote me. Seriously I gave you more credit than that.
  589. gonzo25

    Offshore Passport Required for 226/302 area?

    Here I am going to give you one. I said that the only way you could prove your citizenship was with a passport... because that is what the law said at the time the law i was quoting was written, however i was wrong... homeland security changed those requirements and now includes seven...
  590. gonzo25

    Offshore Passport Required for 226/302 area?

    it got your attention and that was the idea. better check the year on that because home land security has changed a lot of the older laws. We have been stopped and checked by them and that was exactly what I said. I also said we weren't 25 miles down south or out 3 miles we were 100 yrds. off...
  591. gonzo25

    Offshore Passport Required for 226/302 area?

    Land and Sea Travel in North America Travelers bound for Mexico, Bermuda, the Caribbean or Canada can bring a U.S. passport card instead of a passport book if traveling by boat or automobile. A passport card – a wallet-size alternative to a passport card – costs less than a passport and can be...
  592. gonzo25

    Offshore Passport Required for 226/302 area?

    This is from USA today The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative mandates that all United States citizens and residents leaving the country present a valid U.S. passport to U.S. customs officials upon their return trip. This includes anyone traveling to Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean islands...
  593. gonzo25

    Offshore Passport Required for 226/302 area?

    thanks for the concern Rick, it's not a problem, I can't remember the exact date this law went into effect but you can check it out and you will see, that now by law you are required to have a passport to leave or enter the country. as for enforcement i doubt you would have any problems with...
  594. gonzo25

    Offshore Passport Required for 226/302 area?

    I'm fine. Worked up? no this is how I am. just blows me away how many times people are asking about passports, obviously they aren't aware that you need one in this country. I just want to get their attention, and that works... if they don't care neither do I, I am not the one who will...
  595. gonzo25

    Offshore Passport Required for 226/302 area?

    you must be one of those cry babies.... blow me francine
  596. gonzo25

    Offshore Mission belle 9/11

    well considering people had their fish in sacks all day for years and no one was complaining about getting sick from it I have to wonder. I know lots of people who have their fish in a hold with no ice and it wasn't a problem. NOT what i do or what I would recommend. How many of you eat that...
  597. gonzo25

    Offshore Passport Required for 226/302 area?

    I have some bad news for all the dumb fucks that don't know the law.... your country, the US of A requires you to have a passport to leave and to re-enter the US. Don't worry about the Mexicans, they will escort you to the border and tell you to get the fuck out of their country until you...
  598. gonzo25

    Offshore 9/12 - 302 to South 9 - YFT and BFT

    normally that would refer to chunked sardines
  599. gonzo25

    Offshore 9/12 - 302 to South 9 - YFT and BFT

    I say fuck the assholes and don't even give them a second thought, remember what goes around comes back around... it may be you having a hard time finding fish next time and someone will give you a heads up. The more bait in the water the longer they will be around.
  600. gonzo25

    Have a safe fishing trip on the Pacific

    I think that Robert should try a little flex seal on that fleshlight, then he wouldn't have to worry about any mold growing in it and it would act like a little life jacket for his unit and keep it warm at the same time... besides I would love to hear the explanation to the coast guard when...
  601. gonzo25

    Offshore Fishing for bluefin in a war zone

    I was at the lower nine and saw something on my fish finder i thought was a big school of fish, started getting my shit together to chase them when this sub surfaces about 50' away from me, i could have hit it with a jig easy... my first thought was, "I wonder if those fuckers knew i was here?"...
  602. gonzo25

    Offshore Yellowfin Tuna Fishing at It's Best (video)

    Cory, sorry to hear about your friend, I wish there was something to say that would take the pain of the loss away but there isn't. Everyone mourns in their own way, and it is important that you do, remember if you didn't love him you wouldn't miss him. making memories is what life is about...
  603. gonzo25

    Offshore Awsome morning 9/5

    I saw you as we passed by, Dave had a spot he was headed for south of the 302 and I was checking you guys out on the glasses but when I saw two people in the boat I figured it wasn't you. I heard you and Cory on the radio when we got to this spot. I figured i would call you if there was fish...
  604. gonzo25

    Offshore 9/4 Yellowfin

    Why do you think I said that? how did I know what happened? because we all have done it and i figured if you were cool enough to come on here and post the report after a day like that, you would be cool enough to take a little shit in good fun. I don't think you can edit he title, i...
  605. gonzo25

    Offshore 9/4 Yellowfin

    Dam, where did you get that crystal ball? I want one! since it is 3:45 am on 9/4 and this report is for 9/4, are you making it in advance because you know something we don't?? sorry i couldn't resist, 12;27 am and it said 9/4 but i am assuming you meant 9/3.... other wise I want one of...
  606. gonzo25

    Offshore 9/2 Limit BFT

    Fuckin rookies.... can't even I.D. their fish. You buy them books and send them to school and what do they do? They eat the teacher. those are Tuna... duh. Is that a typical BD answer or what? Great job and thanks for the report... and of course I was just fuckin with you about...
  607. gonzo25

    Offshore 9/3 YFT Limits 302 area

    way to go... thanks for the report
  608. gonzo25

    Offshore Insta-gotem

    The knot you use and how you tie it will make a big difference, i use 15# floro all the time and have no problem. if floro is pulled to tight making the knot it will cut the line which looks like a line brake not a knot failure. If you are using a light line it is usually best to make an...