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    CA Boaters Card Exemptions

    The number 1 reason given for the exclusion of rental boaters having to have a Boaters Card is: According to 2013 California Recreational Boating Accident Statistics, of all the vessel accidents that occurred in the state that year, only 9% involved rental vessels. I would think that rental...
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    I need a 22 handgun

    Need a 22 handgun, revolver or even a zipgun will do, as long as it won't blow my hand off when fired. The use is to fire 22 short rounds point blank into caged pest ground squirrels. According to what I have read, this is the best legal method of dispatching them. Any ideas for a cheap gun?
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    Ever have a battery explode?

    Decided to do my periodic check on my batteries and this is what I found. The boat has set unused for a year. Last battery check was 6 months ago. Neither battery need water at that time. The only cause I can think of is that port battery developed an internal short causing excessive...
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    Legislature Passes Measure to End Use of Deadly Fishing Nets

    Press Release from Ben Allen's office Legislature Passes Measure to End Use of Deadly Fishing Nets Legislation to phase out the use of harmful, mile-long fishing nets that ensnare and often kill whales, dolphins, sea turtles and other marine life passed the legislature today. Senate Bill (SB)...
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    This has to be a joke

    From 976Tuna Coral Sea Wed Aug 29 2018, 02:53PM 3/4 day 13 anglers Caught : 3 Yellowfin Tuna 220 Skipjack_Tuna 4 Dorado 57 Rockfish 73 Red Snapper
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    I wish our politicians had the stones

    Blowing Up Illegal Fishing Boats Helps Indonesian Fishers The extreme practice could put the island nation’s fish catch on a path toward sustainability By Michael Tennesen on August 6, 2018 Indonesian Navy blows up 6 foreign fishing vessel caught fishing illegally on October 31, 2015 in...
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    Weirdest fish video

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    White Seabass hatchery a failure

    NPR $40 Million Later, Effort to Boost California's White Seabass Stocks Shows Little Success Staff at Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute sluice juvenile white seabass into a cage at Santa Catalina Island, in Southern California, where they grow before being released into the ocean. Thirty-five...
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    Greedy SOBs

    The revised 12 month fishing license language (now part of SB 518) scheduled to be heard in January. This modification is nothing more than a punitive reaction on the part of a bloated bureaucracy. 7149.06. (a) In addition to sport fishing licenses for the periods specified in Section...
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    12-month Fishing Bill is Dead!

    How the F^*@ did this happen.................... Received this via email a short time ago News Flash: 12-month Fishing Bill is Dead! Hello California Angler, It is truly unbelievable. The Assembly Appropriations Committee, chaired by Assembly Member Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher who represents a...
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    The latest on SB 187 (Annual Fishing License)

    From an email received today: CALL TO ACTION Support Senate Bill 187 (Berryhill) Never before have California anglers come so close to reforming the state's costly and antiquated fishing license program. It's "do or die time!" Senate Bill 187, authored by Senator Tom Berryhill, will...
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    SB 187 Passed

    California State Senate Unanimously Passes Fishing License Reform Bill Last night, the California State Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 187, authored by Senator Tom Berryhill, state legislation that will transition California’s calendar-based fishing license to one that is valid a full...
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    Call to Action SB 187 - 12 month Fishing License Bill moves forward.

    Received this via email today Call to Action - Senate to Vote on 12-Month Fishing License Wednesday! Senate Bill 187, which would establish a 12-month fishing license, passed the Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously last week-- and we expect a vote on the Senate Floor tomorrow...
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    Received this via email today - action needed before 5:pm today

    Support a 12-Month Fishing License (SB 187) Senator Ricardo Lara of the Los Angeles area is in a position to determine the fate of legislation that will establish a fishing license that is valid a full 12-months from the date of purchase. Tomorrow morning (Thursday), Senator Lara will rule on SB...
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    Boy Scouts need to park a couple of trailers

    A friend who volunteers with the Boy Scouts told me that Marina Del Rey was making it impossible for them to park their two canoe trailers in the Marina. They are looking for an inexpensive location to park the trailers. There canoe program takes place every two years. This means that they...
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    Crab Warning - Lobster?

    From: http://abc7news.com/business/toxic-threat-threatens-entire-crab-season-in-california/1067235/ The California Department of Public Health has issued a major warning for people to not eat crab caught along the California coast under any circumstances. In fact, the levels of algae-produced...
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    New Tuna Regs - effective now

    July 30, 2015 <https://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/2015/07/30/changes-to-recreational-tuna-regulations-now-in-effect/> The California Fish and Game Commission recently adopted changes to recreational tuna regulations. The new regulations are effective as of today, July 30, 2015. The changes...
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    New Tuna Regs - effective now

    July 30, 2015 <https://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/2015/07/30/changes-to-recreational-tuna-regulations-now-in-effect/> The California Fish and Game Commission recently adopted changes to recreational tuna regulations. The new regulations are effective as of today, July 30, 2015. The changes...
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    New Tuna regs - effective now

    July 30, 2015 <https://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/2015/07/30/changes-to-recreational-tuna-regulations-now-in-effect/> The California Fish and Game Commission recently adopted changes to recreational tuna regulations. The new regulations are effective as of today, July 30, 2015. The changes...
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    Mexico looking to limit its sardine fishery

    Baja California chamber rejects sardine fishing draft bill MEXICO Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 01:50 (GMT + 9) Fishing leaders of Baja California fear that the draft amendment of a rule on sardine fishing in national waters, which was sent by the National Committee on Fisheries and...
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    Opah in Santa Monica Bay

    Did not see this anywhere so thought I would post it. Saturday the Tortuga, a Marina del Rey Sportfishing charter boat, landed a 155 pound Opah. The fish was caught in 26 fathoms in the south bank area. The fish ate a sardine. Ziggy was the lucky angler.
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    Mexico bans Bluefin Tuna fishing -- official thread till we figure it out....or implode.

    Bluefin tuna fishing suspended MEXICO Monday, July 14, 2014, 23:50 (GMT + 9) The National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries (CONAPESCA) ordered the Pacific fleet to suspend bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) fishing for the rest of the year to prevent the catch quota of 5,000 tonnes...
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    Marina del Rey - Live Bait 5/31/14

    Was at Marina del Rey this morning and noticed that the fuel dock bait operation (Larry's) was closed and was told it may be a while (months?) before it would re-open as Larry's bait boat was undergoing an extensive retrofit. Marina del Rey Sportfishing Live Bait (on the Fisherman's Village...
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    Santa Monica Pier - Lobster TRAPS

    Took a walk to the end of Santa Monica Pier this evening. Noticed quite a few hoop nets and a lot of traps, maybe 15+ traps. I mentioned to one individual that his traps were not legal and that he was risking a large fine but he did not seem to care.
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    Halibut Derby - Nobody showed up

    Went down to Marina del Rey at 5:00am this morning to watch the Halibut Derby activity. What a let down. The launch ramp area was all but deserted. Someone told me that there was only 80 entrants in the event.
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    Fish Tornado

    From: http://earthsky.org/earth/underwater-fish-tornado-off-baja-california [/IMG]
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    New Del Mar is back in action

    Just an FYI - the New Del Mar is back running after being in drydock for a month for a repower.
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    Weirdest critter ever

    http://www.wimp.com/creaturecaught/
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    Doris Peters, RIP

    Received this via email: Doris Peters, Chief Galley Girl and wife of Roy Peters, long time owners of the City Of Redondo died in her sleep today at 83.. Known to tens of thousands of fishermen, feared by dozens of pinheads, deckhands, and future Captains, Doris was a legend in her own time...
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    All you can eat crab

    SORRY - JUST GOT WORD THAT ALL SPOTS ARE FILLED.................
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    How long to thaw

    From the time the fish are offloaded from the boat, how long does it usually take for: 1. a 100 pound tuna to thaw enough to be able to clean it? 2. a 200 pound tuna to thaw enough to be able to clean it? Fish are likely being transported, and kept, in the covered bed of a pickup until...
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    Fewer and fewer tackle shops

    In the West Los Angeles area, with the expected closing of Purfields, we will be down to one independent tackle shop, Lincoln-Pico. In the not too distant past we had five independents to chose from. Lincoln-Pico, Purfields, Bob Sporting Goods, Tackle Busters and Strikers, in addition to the...
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    Navy Week ship tours

    Went to San Pedro Saturday to tour the War Ships. The Carrier and Mine Sweeper were interesting however the Cruiser was AWESOME. It was a big surprise to me that the Cruiser tour included the combat control room and the bridge. The combat control room, maybe 20' X 20', dark, bathed in blue...
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    MDR Bait Dock

    Had a few hours free this morning decided to pop the cherry on my 2011 fishing license. Went down to the MDR Sportfishing bait dock. Using live anchovies for bait, in about 3 hours I caught 1 short WSB, 1 short halibut, 1 short kelp bass, 1 legal sand bass and a bunch of mackerel. I was...
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    A Command Performance Fish Report

    Adolphs Bad Day... Video
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    Chuck Garrison RIP

    Just heard the Chuck Garrison passed away due to a heart attack.
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    MDR Launch Ramp area under siege again.

    MDR Launch Ramp area under siege again. Once again the LA County Department of Beaches and Harbors has issued an RFP for the redevelopment of parcels 49 and 77. Parcel 49 is the launch ramp. Here is the RFP: http://beaches.co.la.ca.us/BandH/RFP/RFPparcel49and77-100109.pdf While...
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    Phone service through Time Warner - beware

    In trying to fulfill a promise to take a friend fishing I had been trying unsuccessfully to reach her via telephone. She just moved from Brentwood 90049 to Santa Monica 90401, less than 3 miles apart . I finally had to leave a written note on her door. Here is part of an email I received from...
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    Lobster Buoy LED lights

    Came across these waterproof battery powered LED light sticks. Haven't used them yet but looks promising. http://www.demooner.com/prodtype.asp?PT_ID=53&strPageHistory=cat
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    Lobster Buoy LED lights

    Came across these waterproof battery powered LED light sticks. Haven't used them yet but looks promising. http://www.demooner.com/prodtype.asp?PT_ID=53&strPageHistory=cat
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    PETA IS BULLSHIT - THE MOVIE

    PETA is Bullshit - BREAK.com
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    Ford Van as Tow Vehicle?

    I am considering replacing my existing tow vehicle (a 1972 Dodge 1/2 ton van) with a 2000 to 2005 Ford E250 3/4 ton van w/5.4 liter gas engine. There seems to be a lot of tow vehicle expertise on this board and would like any opinions using this vehicle as a tow vehicle. The vast majority...
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