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    Epic day west of the 302 and surrounding area

    Super awesome day at the 302. Lots of YFT, some dodos and yellows... Took my girl out... She is absolutely amazing and she had a great time. Got her on some fish. Seriously the coolest girl I've ever met. She did amazingly. I'm super proud and super happy to call her mine. I Love you Taylor.
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    My New Hatteras 36!

    Just picked up this beauty and finally had time to get her to Oceanside for Maintenance and upgrades. after sitting for 3 years she made it from Chula Vista Marina to Oceanside, about 56 miles with absolutely NO issues whatsoever. got her hauled out and gonna start the restoration process...new...
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    ***1989 SkipJack 24 flybridge Sport Fisher FOR SALE $18,500.00***

    Bought a bigger boat, don't have time for two otherwise id keep her on the trailer... Motivated to sell! Let's make a deal!! 1989 SkipJack 24 flybridge Sport Fisher Volvo 5.7 GL-B power plant with 450 hours, Volvo duo prop out drive with stainless props. meticulously maintained. Ray...
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    NEW RIDE...

    Wanted One since i was 7 years old... couple of months ago my dream came true... did a few upgrades and pushing 750HP normally aspirated... :2gunsfiring_v1:
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    1989 skipjack 24 flybridge trade for bigger boat

    1989 24 skipjack FB Raymarine color autopilot Raymarine D50 plotter/sounder 16 mile radar Radio VHF Furuno GPS Raw water wash down Sink/stove/small fridge/inverter/head Lewmar windless 120 gal fuel 430 hours on factory new Volvo 5.7 gas engine with duoprop drive / SS props Good...
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    181-209 TUESDAY 8-10-10 (late)

    SUCKED. lots of life, bait, whales, dolphins, birds, 100'x100' paddys, everything but fish. ran outta Oceanside, made good bait, ran out no one home. trolled and chummed on a huge paddy between 181-209, nothing. switched up for shark and nothing. 67-68 deg water with small swells 1-2 feet and 4...
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    My wife did great for my Bday at FH!!! New Avet / Seeker set up!!

    Avet HXW5/2 Reel and Seeker Classic 660H-6 Rod, Its a PERFECT combo... colors and all! she did well and said the guys at Turners really hooked her up! Birthday Bounty... now i just need time to get out there and kill some fish!!! :2gunsfiring_v1:
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    24 Skippy, new pics!

    My buddy Swan with his GF my bro New transom graphics... clear.
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    Had the boat out yesterday... and had to dive to retrieve dropped parts today...

    went out and sea trialed the boat yesterday, had to speed time it and do some valve adjustments at full speed getting sprayed in the face with hot oil... that was fun, but highly effective. then proceeded to drink heavily with some buddies while testing out and calibrating the new...
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    SKIPJACK 24 UPGRADES!!! NOW WE NEED THE WARMER WATER AND TEMPERATURES!!

    I think she's about ready for a sea trial!!!!! New RayMarine autopilot, autopilot controller, course computer, flux gate and chartplotter, interfaced radar to autopilot and chartplotter, SeaTalk NG system, all wired by yours truly, using all aviation grade wiring, new bilge pump control...
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    New Reef tank setup!

    Under tank sump and components... finished product...
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    65 Gallon SeaClear Acrylic Aquarium with Accessories

    65 Gallon SeaClear Acrylic Aquarium. Complete setup! Large rear sump, includes protein skimmer, heater, circulation pump, Actinic and day lights, large hood with provisions for cooling fans. Comes with 5 gallons of crushed coral bottom and miscellaneous pieces of coral. Nice oak stand, clean and...
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    SkipJack 24 Volvo 5.7 GL - Its been 6 Months! FINALLY up and running again!!!

    After blowing both head gaskets 6 months ago at the 425, shes finally back together! Freshly overhauled Heads, new exhaust manifolds and risers, new starter, cap/rotor, tune up stuff, and my favorite, am Edelbrock 1409 600CFM carb. purrs like a kitten! My RayMarine Autopilot system and...
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    Headed to the 425 - 101 tomorrow 4/25...

    Wish me luck... taking a full crew to mex for what i hope to be a killer trip... im not looking for limits on fish but a full cooler would be nice. the water temp has been dropping but the weather has been improving. hopefully it ends better than yesterday... bad ignition coil stranded me...
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    SUNDAY 8/23. NEED 1 FOR CREW Shelter Island - 230 - 371 - 425 - 101 - RockPile

    ALL my friends are pussys and would rather go to a bbq or go home and get yelled at by their stupid wives, and I am going fishing. the title says it all. Shelter Island - 230 - 371 - 425 - 101 - RockPile - then Home. Obviously looking for the tuna. 4AM show up at Shelter Island. or 315 at my...
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    First Thresher Of the season in Oceanside!!!

    :idiot: gotcha bitches! BUT, check out this CAKE that my wife made for my birthday on the 27th, (the insane party was held on the 28th...) this was no easy feat, and took over 20 hours to make... it had a red cherry filling between the layers... even the mackerel were edible, like lil fuckin...
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    Not in Oceanside / Carlsbad yet...

    Took the boat out for the first time in way too long in search of an early season T. Headed out at about 8-830 from oceanside launch ramp. (nice to see so many bd stickers out there) Hit the artificial reefs off the pier for bait, nada in the water. then threw some frozen macks on a few rigs and...
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    New Instrument panel / radar

    Its Amazing how little things like changing your instruments to all match and making all the lights work etc spruces up the bridge.... also just added a JRC1500mkII 16 mile radar that i bought from a buddy to replace the antiquated POS that i had on there before... thing worked bitchen it...
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    Anyone been out T hunting?

    PM me if you wanna give me some inside schitt on the early Mr. T bite this year... or feel free to share with everyone! just wanted to see what was going on, iv been so busy with work i havent been able to get out and do any fishing... soon i hope. any info is cool, im just living vicariously...
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    so... you think you have towed it all?

    My day in aviation... after a 5 week annual inspection on the aircraft, the fucking tug runs outta gas... then i went flying... pointlessly for 1.5hrs. good thing gas is cheap... yep. another day in my life. fuck. i wish the tuna were here...
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    Ocotillo Dezert trip gone south...

    I was hanging with some buds and their wives at Mobiland off Split Mtn Rd. in Ocotillo this weekend. didnt make it out there till 2 AM sat night cause my Buddys Baja Bug needed some more welding. anyway, were riding all day, end up at devils slide. well, my wife falls off her blaster and gets...
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    WTF kind of Spider is this??

    Found this in the front yard... FUCKING SCARY looking thing... anyone have any idea WTF it is? the thing had silver "armour" on its hind section. looks poisonous as hell... ideas? was appx 4 inches across from leg to leg...
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    Lockheed F-35B Joint Strike Fighter... BADDEST Fighter Jet EVER built!

    YouTube - F-35B if I had $38mil id have one... in my drive way... fuck i thought the neighbors thought i was a prick running the boat at 11pm... imagine taking off in your own STOVL from the drive way... :waglleybooty:
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    Good fishing this time of year around SCI?

    Im going to catalina this weekend with the wife, as well as escorting my buddyand his 20' four winns out there, hes gonna camp, i wanna fish, ive never hit the island this time of year and im just wondering whats around... pretty much trying to figure out what gear to bring... any input is...
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    New Transom graphics... what do you think??

    My wife photoshopped this onto the transom of the boat... im going to get it cut for me next week... just looking for any input you might have. im not sure on the colors either.... 2 tone or just straight black? thanks
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    Get over selling my boat...

    So, I sold the boat today... :hali_parkutuli: hundreds of hours of blood, sweat and tears poured into her... got a little less than what i wanted for it... no where near what i put into it... fuck it though right? i sold it to get a bigger boat... but watching the new proud owner of the Mako...
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    NEED DIE CUT STICKERS MADE FOR AIRCRAFT!

    hey guys, i need some die cut stickers, shadowed cut out, sweeping, 13''x 8 1/4'' NUMBERS reading : N10655. looking something like this... OFFSET STYLE: ANYONE DO THIS???
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    Looking for Specific Rod... HELP!

    I need a 5'6'' - 6' rod, HEAVY (130+ lb line class) with NO rollers... ASAP! anyone know where i can find one? a P/N on it or a website... or even better, you have one i can buy from you? let me know! THANKS!
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    Some fuckers stole my truck...

    about 11 o'clock last night, went out to my truck to get some advil, due to a major headache. i parked on the street in front of my house (in a good neighborhood in oceanside, or so i thought) and yup, GONE!, turned around, walked back towards the door and said "lets try this again" NOPE still...
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    Bryan (murderNmako) and I Got another one!

    Its a Pacemaker 25LOA Alglas Sportfisher. TONS of potential, 140 gals fuel, Merc 7.3 direct drive, lots of storage space, needs work, but runs great. headed outta Marina Cortez in a few hours and gonna take her on the first fising trip. had her out today and worked out some bugs and got familiar...
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    How Long are the Ts gonna be here for?

    How Long are the Ts gonna be here for? your guess... :2gunsfiring_v1:
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    Oceanside Thresher Tournament Winners!!

    Launched Oside 430 AM. THE CREW: hit my normal areas. had 2 knockdowns early at the tide change on a BOM then nada until 1:40PM on the dot. ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ off goes the starbord stern rod. HOOOK UP BOYS!!!! grabbed the rod and set up shop! had the harness on in no time thanks to my...
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    Bloodydecks Airplane??

    Just got this Beechcraft F90GT into the shop a week ago or so... everytime i walked by it i couldnt stop thinking BLOODYDECKS! kinda dumb but whatever...
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    Mr T stays home again...

    i was out today, no luck. found 61deg clean blue water about 8 off o-side. (why dont i listen? NTIO) got out at about 5:30pm, and did some night fishin... nada. had chum in the water and trollin' for jack shit. i would be out tomorrow and wed too, but as soon as i got home and was flushing the...
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    best place for 5gal chum buckets?

    just wanted if anyone knew where best place for 5gal chum buckets is, thats around the Oceanside area... and how much? Thanks! :Smoke_Emoticon:
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    More Thresher Scouting...

    Headed out saturday with my bro and brian to try to get a T before the tourneys... anyone else gonna be out there? the swells are supposed to be down in the morning, then pick up towards the end of the day... and sunday is gonna be shitty. the water temps are still kinda low but who knows right...
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    haircut of the year!

    CREEPY...
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    Headed Out this weekend Scouting forT's...

    Gonna take the boat out for the first full day trip of the season saturday. swells are gonna be way down: I got some cool new gear and rigs im dying to try out as well... just thought id give it another shot! the water temp is way down and i was hoping for a warmer week to push these clouds and...
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    this guy needs hos, anybody wanna help him out...

    boat needs crew for fishing guess hes not a BDr... just thought id try to help him out with an influx of calls from us assholes...
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    GMail does it again... You're all gonna love this shit!

    Gmail: Google's approach to email Fuckin' awesome.:Kick_emoticon:
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    Its my birthday...!

    So, i wake up this morning to some Bday loving :loverz: from my girl, 2 boxes of lovingly made cupcakes to bring to work for the shop, a bag of presents on the kitchen counter (still dont know whats inside...) and my girl telling me that when we go to the FH show this weekend i can get anything...
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    Going to Plaster City this weekend...

    weather is gonna be shitty so im gonna go riding while its not too hot out there still...Anyone else gonna be out there? PM me or whatever... be fun to hook up for a ride. im going with my girl and she rides a BMW GS 650R, so its gonna be tough for her to keep up on the soft shit... anyway just...
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    Need Gel Coat repair...

    I have some scraches and gouges (from putting the boat on the SHITTY trailer at night or after a long boat ride and heavy drinking :food-smiley-014:...) i need some repairs... any of you know anyone in the oceanside area? or a BD member that wants to help me out for compensation? let me know...
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    Carlsbad Canyon Report 3/31/3008

    Fished Carlsbad Canyon yesterday, the swells were mixed. 3-4 ft with a occasional 7 foot roller at about 12 seconds until getting closer to oceanside harbor, they picked up to a steady 5-7ft and about 6 seconds, no wind chop although the wind was starting up. water temp was 60deg the whole way...
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    Carlsbad Canyon tonight...

    Im taking the boat out for the first time of the season after some major maintenance and installations. gotta calibrate the autopilot and run the dog piss out of the motor to make sure theres no problems... i had a trip planned for this saturday, but the weather is turning to shit, so what...
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    Engine running too cool?

    i have a 350, raw water cooled, just put on new center rise exhaust manifolds, new impeller, new raw water pump, new thermostat (160deg), among other things which are not related to the cooling system. anyway, boat runs great, but i cant get the water temp above 130. its not the gauge, not the...
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    Who chums for Thresher?

    Ive done it a few times, but usually come up with makos or blues... a slooowww troll for Mr. T works for me most of the time. i just got off the phone with a friend and he said chum it up... i dont know, whats your opinion? and side question, whats the best chum to use? 5 gal buckets of the pre...
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    209-181 Report - 3/2/2008

    Went out With Bryan (murdernmako) on his boat yesterday out of Oceanside ... for a nice boat ride. made about 15 macks outside oceanside in the AM, then powered about 7 short of the 209, had lines in the water, worked the area around the high, had 56-59deg water, nice and blue/ clean but no...
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    I need a 28' trailer! buy/rent/borrow?

    Anyone have a 28' trailer i could use for a few months or BUY from you? if i "borrowed" it i would pay you up front for the use... let me know. a 28' uniflite is gonna be sitting on it until i find either A: another fucking trailer or B: a slip. (good luck) rather have a trailer though... LET ME...
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    Can somebody explain to me the purpose of tuna tubes?

    Can somebody explain to me the purpose/use of tuna tubes? how they work, what the accomplish. ive heard of them but never seen or used em! Thanks guys!
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    anyone know anything about Uniflites?

    1970 26' Uniflite with twin chrysler 318's... barf any word good or bad??:imdumb:
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    I Need Some Eisenglass made...

    Just a simple enclosure... and not gonna cost me an arm and a leg... any hookups??
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    Squid fishing tips...

    nevermind.
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    FORD reaquired vehicle title question...

    so im looking at buying a new truck, well used (2005) but it has a reaquired vehicle title from ford. they would give me an unlimited mileage 24 month warranty with the truck, its a 2005 F-350 diesel with 82k miles... is the reaquired vehicle title a thing to worry about?
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    Who would be interested in fish spotting? (From the air...)

    Hey guys, ive talked to Jason about this a few times and im just wondering if anyone out there likes the idea, or has any good ideas on fish spotting. where you want the spotters to be, what you want spotted (swordies, paddies structure water breaks, whatever...) the format you want to use, how...
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    FINALLY... This is alot better... what do you think?

    FINALLY got her up and running like a swiss clock! New Center rise manifolds look and perform really good... mechanically shes sound now, everything works as it should... now its down to some paint and staining, and install my new autopilot when it gets here and im good to go...
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    Auto Pilot Help

    hey guys, i have a 22 welcraft with a merc 260, alpha one sterndrive with hyd ASSISTED steering. i dont know what type of autopilot to install, just a cheap, non interfaced, punch in a heading and go that way autopilot. suggestions? or even better you got one for sale or where to find one...
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    who has done the center rise manifold conversion on a 350? do you see results?

    well i just bought the center rise exhaust manifold conversion kit for my merc 350 (260) from go2marine,com. Darren was a GREAT help! he says that 100% of the people have increased fuel economy, cooling, HP and general performance after the conversion... has anyone done the conversion? whats...
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    Mercruiser 898/260 (chevy 305/350) log style cast iron manifolds and risers FOR SALE!

    Mercruiser 898/260 (chevy 305/350) log style cast iron manifolds and risers with end caps and hoses/brass fittings and hardware. good contition, washed, dipped, blasted and painted. just needs gaskets and there good to go. I just converted to center rise manifolds and no longer need these. 3yrs...
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    Anyone have any Mercruiser 260 (Chevy 350) exh. manifolds & risers for sale?

    Anyone have any rear rise port/stbd. set of Mercruiser 260 (Chevy 350) exh. manifolds, risers and end caps for sale? good condition? Let me know! thanks guys!
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    Whats left to do on your boat before the season kicks off?

    just wondering whos got what going on on their boats before the season starts up heavy. personally i have to change some belts, oil/filter, plugs, fuel filters, install new batts, yank the manifolds and clean em, new gaskets, probally replace the harmonic dampener cause it rusted for some...
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    HOLY SHIT! YOU GOTTA SEE THIS!

    THIS GUY HAD TO SHIT A BRICK! THIS IS A REAL PICTURE. taken by the south african coast during a military excerise by the british navy... FUCK THAT! :eek:
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    I WANT MORE...

    BUT BIGGER... THIS ONE WAS 176... I WANT TO DOUBLE IT THIS YEAR...
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    anyone have any luck with the Braid Brute Buster fighting belt/harness setup?

    i just bought this setup and it sets up fine... ive never used one before but i want to know if anyone has had any luck with them... let me know! its the two pictures on the bottom...
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    Did the SD boat show suck or did you like it?

    I dont know about you guys, but i wasnt too impressed with the show this year... Parker had a nice setup and a few others, but get serious... showing a 61 foot ocean alexander for 2.5mil and walking around these boats with wet feet... these people and brokers had to be losing their fucking...
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    anyone been sharking latley?

    i know its a dumb question, but im wondering if anyone has had any luck out of oside or therebouts mako hunting... i kinda figure if anyone was doing any good there would be a post or 2 about it but i aint seen shit. any info would be awesome. thanks guys.
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    6 mako, 1 thresher, and a whole lotta fun!

    Went out friday 6/1/07 to start out the month, i have had some shitty luck the last few times out and i decided it was time to finally break the curse. launch outta oceanside around 0730, made some macks in about 50 ft/water outside the seal bouy then headed to the domes. worked the area for...
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    Mr. T fishin 4/5/07. where should i head??? give me some advice!

    so im heading out tomorrow Thresher hunting, Jason says there all gone but fuck that, there still here, the conditions are perfect... launching out of oceanside 0400, where should i head? north? 181? 209? south? stay inshore or go off is i guess the biggest issue im facing:imdumb: , i know all...
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    sunday 4/29 report

    went out for the first time in a few months due to some upgrades i have been doing on the boat... FINALLY made it out around 2 sunday, had to speed time the boat and swap props to get my range right ( getting 45 mph outta that thing!) ANYWAY, went down to c-bad, made some live macks, put one on...
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    Where are some good places in SD to get FISH TATTOOS??

    im looking for someone that can do some full color ink and that maybe someone has seen or heard that they do good fish/shark tattoos, not this stick figure shit, like guy harvey material on skin. any ideas?? :zelfmoord
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    Hows the SHARKIN off LJ or del mar been boys?

    just wonderin if anyone has had any luck sharkin inshore latley, im going in a couple weeks, weather permitting... im fucking dyin to get back out there... work has been KLLING ME!!! finally got some time off... well just looking for a inshore report, no more than 10 miles out... thanks! :bablefish
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    33 foot cruizon sportfisher... read this and give me some advice!

    I got this boat for free. shes a wood boat with a cold molded fiberglass shell, I got all records of the vessel since she was new in 1965. she was repowered in 1985 and has less than 300 hours on a rebuild. The hull has some dry rot around the windows and she needs complete top and bottom side...
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    does anyone have a slip they are gonna move out of and want to hook a brother up?

    31ft. cruzion, good condition, looking for a slip in the next 6-12 mo. let me know...
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    1965 33" cruizon sportfisher.

    has anyone heard or know anything about Cruizon Boats? let me know... thanks.
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    5 northeast ot the 209 yesterday...

    5 northeast ot the 209 yesterday, (11/4) 4 gallons of blood, and 15 gal misc other chummy/fishy love, got 2 small blue, and 2 mouth hooked thresher,(all under 100 lbs) on the drift through about a mile long slick. then a decent size mako trolling through the slick. on the troll back in, still...
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    What are your chumming preferences???

    SO, I have had good luck trolling for makos and threshers latley, but as the offshore waters cool, chumming is the tecnique of choice. what is the best way to work your slick? drift? slow troll through the slick? troll around the slick? just trying to see what the perferred method of choice is...
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    YFT/DODO/SKIPPYS HELP! WTF AM I DOING WRONG?

    ground fault was what i was doing wrong. fixed it. caught fish. simple as that.