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  1. Valkyrie

    WTB Fiberglass 15ft Outrigger pole

    Can you tell me where Minney's is?
  2. Valkyrie

    WTB Fiberglass 15ft Outrigger pole

    I need one 15' Fiberglass 2 piece Outrigger pole for an Pompanette style mount.
  3. Valkyrie

    Marlin early outside the Northern California Channel Islands

    Thank You Chris, excellent tip that I should have thought of myself. I appreciate it.
  4. Valkyrie

    8-18-18 Marlin behind Santa Cruz Island

    Great day on the water. Prefished the 5 day Channel Islands Bill Fish Tournament that starts Sept. 8th. I had a raw crew, only one had fished Marlin on a private boat before. I mostly went out to show them how to setup the boat for trolling and to do a little exploring. We were behind Santa...
  5. Valkyrie

    Marlin early outside the Northern California Channel Islands

    Great day on the water. Prefished the 5 day Channel Islands Bill Fish Tournament that starts Sept. 8th 2018. I had a raw crew, only one had fished Marlin on a private boat before. I mostly went out to show them how to setup the boat for trolling and to do a little exploring. We were behind...
  6. Valkyrie

    CCA California meeting in Oxnard October 26th 2016

    CCA California Get together Wednesday Oct. 26, 2016, at Pizza Man Dan’s 1601 S. Victoria Blvd. Oxnard, CA doors open 6pm presentation starts 7pm. Come and hear what CCA is doing to protect our right to Fish! These folks are major supporters of the WSB pens in the Channel Islands Harbor as well...
  7. Valkyrie

    The Maximus

    I've been there, know how it feels scary sh!t. We were 20 mile out heading to SBI. When my Genset shut off. Went down to the engine room to check it out and the water was 1/2 way up the Main engines and inundated the genset. A raw Water pump on the Port engine blew a gasket and was pumping water...
  8. Valkyrie

    First Marlin Attempt.

    Good effort I think there are changes coming in the fishing with the weather change. Hope you weren't trolling INSIDE the FootPrint MPA (reserve), NO fishing is allowed inside the closure see this link: http://www.californiampas.org/pages/regions/southcoast/footprintsmr.html
  9. Valkyrie

    Another great day on the water in the 805!

    Another great day on the water in the 805! Fished the back side of Santa Cruz and Anacapa in 75 to 78 degree water. The YFT didn't want to play but we caught and released a nice Striped Marlin behind Anacapa. Kichiro K Iwamoto fought the fish his first time on my boat and one of the WSB Pen...
  10. Valkyrie

    ANACAPA DOLPHINS = YFT

    Yep I'll be out there ! Monitoring 16 and 18
  11. Valkyrie

    Marlin, Yellowfin, Bluefin, Dorado and Swordfish within10 miles CI Harbor

    I can attest to all the Kipp has said here. Kipp,it was great fishing the CIBFTournament with you Valkyrie was there along with 21 other boats. It was a great 5 days of fun, fish and camaraderie. Kipp and his family are well respected in the local fishing community.
  12. Valkyrie

    Anybody going out tomorrow (Channel Islands)?

    Hey Kipp, I saw on my AIS plot that you were out there Sat and Sun. I went out Monday to the same area we go one out of 2 Marlin. Skip was out there too on the Dawn Patrol he C&R 2 out of I think 4 hookups. Stellar year next week should be a blast!!
  13. Valkyrie

    Billfish Team Member Requirments?

    You guys forgot to mention a crew member who has good eyes and can stand for hours with a set of binoculars to his face without getting inatentive.
  14. Valkyrie

    White Sea Bass Grow-out pens in Channel Islands Harbor

    Whatever it was this was the result!!
  15. Valkyrie

    White Sea Bass Grow-out pens in Channel Islands Harbor

    The pens in Channel Island Harbor have about 30K juvenile WSB that we should be able to release in a few weeks. Because of the good growing season we have had this year the mussels have also thrived! They are beginning to cover the exterior predator net and not only weighing it down but if...
  16. Valkyrie

    Searching for Pelagics in the 805, Fri-Sat

    Way to go Kipp! I talked to Shana Monday on the phone and again Tuesday at the Club she sure was excited about that Marlin and we are glad to have you guys with us. Looking forward to the CIBFT, it should be a spectacular year.
  17. Valkyrie

    Anacapa Yellows in the morning and a Marlin in the afternoon!

    Thanks Vince, I questioned the weight as well I figured closer to 200 but Don was adamant that was bigger than the on he weighed in. It was caught on a Jet Head in Pink and Orange BTW we went out again Thursday through the slop but it wasn't too bad on the back side. Had to go a little...
  18. Valkyrie

    Anacapa Yellows in the morning and a Marlin in the afternoon!

    Left Channel Islands Harbor this morning at about 5am on the Valkyrie after picking up some micro dines from CISCO's. The plan was to do an exploratory trip toward the 17 FTM spot looking for a warm up trip before the Channel Islands Bill Fish Tourney next month. I had heard all the hoopla...
  19. Valkyrie

    Dorado in the 805!

    Excellent report, what water temps were you getting?
  20. Valkyrie

    Fishing the Tides

    A friend of mine, Freddie Hollander once posted this response to the same question on another board: There's a complicated and sophisticated side to understanding tides and fish behavior (moon and sun phases, angles to earth, on and on), and then there is a more simple, shorthand method. The...
  21. Valkyrie

    COMA

    A woman was in a coma, and had been in it for months. Nurses were in her room giving her a bed bath. One of them was washing her private area and noticed that there was a slight response on the monitor whenever she touched her there. They tried it again and sure enough, there was definite...
  22. Valkyrie

    Channel Islands Billfish Tournament Sept. 13 to Sept. 17, 2014:

    Channel Islands Billfish Tournament Sept. 13 to Sept. 17, 2014: With the advent of El Nino generated warm water this year and the previous tournaments this year producing a good number of Marlin, the turn out for the CIBFT was great! We had 15 boats in the tourney including from CIYC, Skip...
  23. Valkyrie

    Day 1 of the WSB Count @CIH

    Thanks Kev, Our finally release number was 29,217 fish. That's the most we've ever released to my knowledge and with the Cat Harbor facility inactive for now we are the largest producer.
  24. Valkyrie

    75.4 degree water 3 nm s/o Santa Cruz Island

    Thanks Scott, BTW the paddy with the Schoolie YT on it also had a school of about 3-4 inch baby Yellow Tail on it. Hopefully they will stay around even after this warm water event passes to help restock the home guard YT at the Islands :-)
  25. Valkyrie

    75.4 degree water 3 nm s/o Santa Cruz Island

    Thursday went out to shake down the boat and new crew members before the CIBFTourney. Back side of Anacapa 73 degrees to back side of Santa Cruz at 75.4 degree ...water temps!! Unfortunately the water was off color green, but we did find a couple of kelp paddies both holding micro baits and one...
  26. Valkyrie

    Releasing almost 30K Juv WSB into CIH Monday!!

    If you are available to help or just want to watch! We will release the WSB from the Channel Islands WSB Grow-out Pens on Monday August 25th 2014 after 9pm. This will just before the out going tide and on a Moonless night. These fish are getting BIG! Hope to see you there! We are on the dock...
  27. Valkyrie

    25,159 WSB ready to go!!

    Send me your e-mail to [email protected] and I will add you to my Volunteer notification list. Thank you for your interest.
  28. Valkyrie

    Not so good news on El Nino

    EL NIÑO/SOUTHERN OSCILLATION (ENSO) DIAGNOSTIC DISCUSSION issued by CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER/NCEP/NWS and the International Research Institute for Climate and Society 7 August 2014 ENSO Alert System Status: El Niño Watch Synopsis:The chance of El Niño has decreased to about 65% during the...
  29. Valkyrie

    ventura albacore

    Damn I just found out that the motor on my windlass crapped out. Took it to a rebuilder but they have to send it out of state to rewind the armature because it is an odd one reversing double windings etc.. So it may be 2 weeks instead of next week.
  30. Valkyrie

    BFT at Malibu?

    Did you see this? Can it be true?!?! http://www.malibutimes.com/malibu_life/people/article_bbddce84-1833-11e4-9648-001a4bcf887a.html
  31. Valkyrie

    BFT at Malibu?

    Did you see this? Can it be true?!?! http://www.malibutimes.com/malibu_life/people/article_bbddce84-1833-11e4-9648-001a4bcf887a.html
  32. Valkyrie

    Tuna water

    I will be out there next Monday and Tuesday weather permitting
  33. Valkyrie

    25,159 WSB ready to go!!

    We confirmed we have a total of 25,159 WSB ready to be released as soon as we get clearance from the DFW biologist. Thank you to all the volunteers that helped with the 3 days of counting fish at the WSB pens. Each day we were there from 9am to about noon. Some volunteers came one day some came...
  34. Valkyrie

    Day 1 of the WSB Count @CIH

    Day 1 of the WSB Count @CIH Very successful first day at the Grow-out pens in Channel Islands Harbor Pen #1 was counted we had 9401 fish in the pen with two more pens to count. Thanks to all the guys and gals that came our to help. Hope we have as good turn out tomorrow and Thursday/...
  35. Valkyrie

    DP, farming... 7/27

    Next time you might want to chunk up the dead bait and see if you can get a bite going on that. It has worked before for me.
  36. Valkyrie

    ventura albacore

    Going to give it a go 8-11 &12 hoping for YF and maybe Marlin for a bit practice before the CI Billfish tourney
  37. Valkyrie

    Need help with WSB count at CIH WSB Grow-out pens

    Thanks we appreciate the help
  38. Valkyrie

    This is to notify of a change!! WSB count @ CIH pens!!

    This is to notify of a change!! We will start on Tuesday at 9am!! We need to get the final count on our fish in the Grow-out pensbefore release. We have tentatively set the date for Tuesday, July 29th through the 31st(3 days), we need this much time because there are almost 10K fish in each...
  39. Valkyrie

    Need help with WSB count at CIH WSB Grow-out pens

    Notification of change in times!! We will start on Tuesday at 9am!! We need to get the final count on our fish in the Grow-out pens before release. We have tentatively set the date for Tuesday, July 29th through the 31st (3 days), we need this much time because there are almost 10K fish in...
  40. Valkyrie

    ventura albacore

    Caught these off the 311 and escarpment south of Miguel Island in 2003
  41. Valkyrie

    Lazy Afternoon at Catalina - 5/3

    This was once penned by an internet friend: When I go out on my boat I pray to God that it will float and keep me safe from the cold dark ocean with its constant waves and endless motion For all the time I've spent at sea she's become a friend to me she provides my food and recreation she...
  42. Valkyrie

    Confirmed!! WSB

    Pen Coordinator Derrick Miranda has the flue, so the next deliveries of WSB to the Grow-out pens in Channel Islands Harbor have been delayed to Wednesday the 16th and Thursday the 17th at 2pm!! Frank Sullivan
  43. Valkyrie

    Confirmed!! WSB

    Thanks to those who helped today. The delivery was late due to traffic. We took in the first 9000 fish. Tomorrow we do not expect the delivery until 2pm and the same for Monday and Tuesday. If you wish to help please be in the parking area for the temporary launch ramp next to CISCO’s on...
  44. Valkyrie

    El Nino in 2014???? Maybe!!

    Good info thanks!!
  45. Valkyrie

    Confirmed!! WSB

    It is Confirmed, Hubs SeaWorld will begin delivery to the grow-out pens in Channel Island Harbor of approx. 33,000 baby WSB on Thursday 4-10, and Friday 4-11 then again on Monday 4-14 and Tuesday 4-15-14. Delivery is has been changed to about 1pm. We can use some help installing the nursery...
  46. Valkyrie

    WSB Released into CIHarbor

    Yes we have pens in Huntington, New Port, Dana Point, MDR, King Harbor and more further south to San Diego
  47. Valkyrie

    WSB Released into CIHarbor

    We released approx. 7000 fish Wednesday night on the outgoing tide 3-12-14 21:00 hrs. Fish looked good, there were no Sea Lions hanging around. We had at least 20 people there to help and or observe. Best turn out so far took us less than an hour for the release and clean up. Thanks for the BD...
  48. Valkyrie

    El Nino in 2014???? Maybe!!

    EL NIÑO/SOUTHERN OSCILLATION (ENSO) DIAGNOSTIC DISCUSSION issued by CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER/NCEP/NWS and the International Research Institute for Climate and Society 6 March 2014 ENSO Alert System Status: El Niño Watch Synopsis: ENSO-neutral is expected to continue through the Northern...
  49. Valkyrie

    WSB count at CIH pens 2-18-14

    Wednesday we will start the treatments at 10am hope to see some of you there many hand make for light work! Today went well but a couple of extra hands would have made it faster.
  50. Valkyrie

    WSB count at CIH pens 2-18-14

    The folks from Hubs SeaWorld will not arrive at the pens until 11am to 12noon Tuesday 2-25-14 so if you are planning to be there to help please arrive around 11:30am. It should only take about 2 to 3 hours.
  51. Valkyrie

    WSB count at CIH pens 2-18-14

    They seem to transition easily to real food there is no adaptation done before hand.
  52. Valkyrie

    WSB count at CIH pens 2-18-14

    I have good news and bad news. We completed the count of our fish. Out of the original fish delivered by November 1st 2013 there are 7266 fish left, that gives us about a 95% survivability rate. This is a very good result for our efforts. Unfortunately, although the fish appear very healthy, the...
  53. Valkyrie

    WSB count at CIH pens 2-18-14

    Carl I don't have that info I will try to get it.
  54. Valkyrie

    WSB count at CIH pens 2-18-14

    Yes we release into the harbor on a dark night with the out going tide. Until now we have not had an issue. We release them by pulling up the containment next and release the fish into the area enclosed by the predator net, giving them a chance for a running start so to speak. The last few...
  55. Valkyrie

    WSB count at CIH pens 2-18-14

    We will need a few good hands next Tuesday 2-18-14 around 10:30am at the WSB pens in Channel Islands Harbor, to get a final count on our fish before release. We project release about March 11th .Please see the message below. Hello Frank and Don, we need to get the final count on your fish. We...
  56. Valkyrie

    WSB PEN UPDATE 1-21-14 @ CIH

    The Channel Islands Harbor Growout pen was originally built in 1992 by Jim Donlon and other members of the Channel Islands Yacht Club. It is now part of the overall Ocean Resources Enhancement and Hatchery Program (OREHP) representing a unique partnership between California state resources...
  57. Valkyrie

    WSB count at CIH pens 2-18-14

    We will need a few good hands next Tuesday 2-18-14 around 10:30am at the WSB pens in Channel Islands Harbor, to get a final count on our fish before release. We project release about March 11th . Please see the message below. Hello Frank and Don, we need to get the final count on your fish...
  58. Valkyrie

    WSB PEN UPDATE 1-21-14 @ CIH

    The 8000 fish in our pens are growing so well we had to open the 3rd pen so we could spread them out. We expect to release the fish about the 1st week in March and get a new batch OF 34,000 FISH to grow out the last week of March. Here is a video of the transfer...
  59. Valkyrie

    UPDATE WSB PENS IN CIH Wednesday 10-30-13

    We took in 2000 fish Tuesday and 2000 fish today at the WSB Pens in Channel Island Harbor. We had plenty of help on Tuesday but today we were shorthanded and a couple of guys that worked today can’t be there tomorrow. If you can help tomorrow and/or Friday please let me know. We need to be...
  60. Valkyrie

    WSB in Channel Islands Harbor!!

    THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO SHOWED UP TODAY, GOT MOST OF THE CLEANING DONE. SO TOMORROW (Saturday) I may just need to finish up pressure washing the roof, the pressure washer wouldn't restart after it ran out of gas. I may have put some old contaminated gas in when refueling. If Matt finishes the new...
  61. Valkyrie

    WSB in Channel Islands Harbor!!

    :D As I write this all our hard work and fundraising is finally coming to fruition. Hubbs Sea World Research Institute just notified me that they will begin delivery of our fish for the grow-out pens on Tuesday October 29th. It will take at least 3-4 trips to load the pens. The fish are big...
  62. Valkyrie

    Need upholstery work done in Ventura area

    I've used both of these they are reasonable and do good work: Ron's Custom Marine Canvas & Upholstery (805) 658-6111 2889 Bunsen Ave, Ventura, CA 93003 ------------------------------------------ Mac's Auto Upholstery Address: 1241 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001 Phone:(805) 643-5257
  63. Valkyrie

    Helm Seat and Rod holders

    Todd Gloucester Deluxe Ladder Back Captain's Seat http://www.starmarinedepot.com/todd-todd-gloucester-deluxe-ladder-back-captain's-seat.html?gclid=CNK80JGoi7oCFQeCQgoddgIAoQ Price New $436.00 Asking $200 SOLD Thanks BD
  64. Valkyrie

    CIBFT September 7th to 11th 2013:

    CIBFT September 7th to 11th 2013: Similar to last year, most teams in the 5 day Channel Islands Bill Fish Tourney headed to Catalina Island where we found water temps in the 70 to 75 degree range with excellent clear blue color. Again this year there seemed to be a lack of schooling bait fish...
  65. Valkyrie

    white sea bass Pen Clean up days, Tuesday 8-20th and Wednesday 21st-2013

    We need to clean up the pens in preparation of the fish delivery. So we will do white sea bass Pen Clean up days, Tuesday 8-20th and Wednesday 21st-2013 at the Channel Islands Harbor next to CISCOs. We will pressure wash the roof and decks put up new signs to keep boats launched from the...
  66. Valkyrie

    WSB pens fund raiser 8-11-13

    Party Benefit For the White Sea Bass Grow-out Pens In Channel Islands Harbor Sunday August 11th 1:00-4:00 pm Channel Islands Yacht Club 4100 Harbor Blvd, Oxnard $15.00 Per Person Live Music “The Catterwailers” Chicken Fajitas, Pork Napolas Refried Beans, Rice Dessert No Host...
  67. Valkyrie

    We could use some help

    WSB Grow out pens at CI Harbor http://tackk.com/blbl2f
  68. Valkyrie

    Most dangerous offshore experience

    Incident on the VALKYRIE 07-02-05 Left my slip at in Channel Islands Harbor about 05:30 in my 35 Viking S/F Valkyrie and picked up some real nice bait from Capt Hooks. The plan was to run out to the Pilgrims Bank/ Hidden Reef areas aprox. 25 nm on a heading of 157m from CIH and do some Tag...
  69. Valkyrie

    Late Marlin report 9-8 thru 12-2012

    CIBFT: After three years of relatively cool water and few marlin to be caught. This year looked promising. Most teams in the 5 day Channel Islands Bill Fish Tourney headed to Catalina Island where we found water temps in the 70 to 75 degree range with excellent clear blue color. However there...
  70. Valkyrie

    How does the Legend lose my YT?...

    That reminds me of the old story about the Girl in short shorts that went on a fishing trip with 20 guys and all she got was a "Red Snapper"!
  71. Valkyrie

    Channel Islands 8-19 fish id?

    Yep, Sarcastic Fringehead: http://www.thefeaturedcreature.com/2012/01/real-life-inspiration-for-predator.html#axzz248C3bLG7
  72. Valkyrie

    NFIO......Oh wait...Report for 8/14

    From your lips to God's ear!!
  73. Valkyrie

    WSB Grow out pens in the news

    All about the white sea bass grow out facility in Channel Islands Harbor. http://www.vcstar.com/news/2011/sep/08/young-sea-bass-brought-to-oxnard-harbor-to/ __________________
  74. Valkyrie

    WSB delivery to CIH delayed!!!

    :hali_parkutuli:I received a call from Hubs Sea World Research Institute they have a problem with the boat that was going to deliver the white sea bass to Channel Islands Harbor Saturday. They now have another boat tentatively scheduled to deliver the fish Tuesday approximately 10am. :shake:
  75. Valkyrie

    DFG completes halibut assesment report!

    http://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/2011/08/23/dfg-releases-halibut-stock-assessment-report/ With all the big Halibut caught this year I would have thought that the report would have been better. __________________
  76. Valkyrie

    20,000 WSB coming to CIH!!

    I will try to remember if not there usually is someone hanging around with a camera.
  77. Valkyrie

    20,000 WSB coming to CIH!!

    __________________ Yes, we are next to CISCOs just park in the little parking lot before you get to CISCOs .
  78. Valkyrie

    20,000 WSB coming to CIH!!

    Duplicate post
  79. Valkyrie

    20,000 WSB coming to CIH!!

    Hubs Sea-World Research Institute will be delivering 20,000 Juvenile White Sea Bass the the Channel Islands Harbor Grow out facility this Saturday about mid day. They will be bringing the fish by boat this time 10,000 will be bigger and 10,000 will be much smaller so we will use all 3 pens for...
  80. Valkyrie

    Great party to support the Bill of Rights Tallship

    I added the Auction and raffle list to the original post
  81. Valkyrie

    Great party to support the Bill of Rights Tallship

    Live Auction Items Item # Live Auction Items 1 Granny Pram built by ATSI kids 2 Cruise on the Bill of Rights for 50 guests 3 One week stay at a home in Dominica, West Indies 4 Helicopter Tour 5 Framed John Stobart Print Silent Auction Items—Table Organization...
  82. Valkyrie

    Aloha Spirit Channel Is Halibut & Rockfish 5-11

    Dang Stan, Great trip and report!
  83. Valkyrie

    The white sea bass are gone!

    I'm not sure. United Anglers and Hubbs SeaWorld both have a piece of the action. But My Yacht Club and a few other guys basicly run the physical operation. The Anglers at Channel Islands Yacht Club often donate the funds to maintain the pens. One of our guys put in about $2000 in material last...
  84. Valkyrie

    The white sea bass are gone!

    The white sea bass are gone! May 5th 2011 Tuesday, from about 4pm until 11pm, Dick Olsen, myself, James Murdick from Hubs, Dave Wardlow; Don Dickey for a short while, Hilal Helweh and a friend of Hilal’s in the early afternoon, worked on releasing the fish in the white sea bass grow out pens...
  85. Valkyrie

    aluminum coating or paint?

    I second the aluminum angle welded to the exterior. I did this with mine, with the tabs bolted to the stringers it holds the tank off the bottom and no water accumulates under the tank!
  86. Valkyrie

    Window problem

    Thank you: This is a 30 year old boat I've contacted them in the past for other issues with limited success. As to the teak. When I bought the boat it had teak trim on the outside and I removed as much of it as I could and west system-ed the rest. This boat is mostly a fishing platform and...
  87. Valkyrie

    Window problem

    Thanks I sent them an e-mail.
  88. Valkyrie

    Window problem

    I need some help finding replacement sliding glass window/doors for my boat. We had to take out the salon doors from my boat when we pulled the engines. Unfortunately, because they were so old and corroded and the way they were installed we had to cut the aluminum frames of the side lights to...
  89. Valkyrie

    2 battery boxes for 8D batteries.

    2 battery boxes for 8D batteries Used but very good condition will take $40 each or $75 for the pair. Will hold 8d starting batteries. [email protected]
  90. Valkyrie

    Free- "Suddenly in Comand" boating course

    This class is specifically designed to give your family or friends who don't often boat the basics on how to get you back safely if the Captain is disabled. We need a few more sign-ups before Tuesday to make it go.
  91. Valkyrie

    Santa Barbara 1/8/11

    Larry, good to see you still making it happen. Hope you have a great season!
  92. Valkyrie

    Free- "Suddenly in Comand" boating course

    UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY 2011 PUBLIC EDUCATION BOATING SAFETY COURSE CLASS DATES/TIME LOCATION SUDDENLY IN COMMAND MARCH 10 CHANNEL ISLANDS YC Thursday 7-9 P.M. 4100 Harbor Blvd, Oxnard Learn what to do in an emergency. Class for new sailors, First mates and...
  93. Valkyrie

    Channel Islands Harbor Launch ramp again

    After looking at the plans I'm not sure I would oppose the reconstruction it is just that there are some questions that are unanswered such as what are the plans for the north parking lot. These answers could be answered in a public hearing and documented
  94. Valkyrie

    Channel Islands Harbor Launch ramp again

    The proposal indicates that the upper parking lot will remain but looking at the drawings it appears that it will not be available to the boat launch ramp. But if there is no hearing we will not know for sure. The allegation that the lot will be given to a developer needs to be answered in a...
  95. Valkyrie

    Where are they going?

    Going home, the season is over for them
  96. Valkyrie

    Looking for Help

    If you are military check in with the Coast Guard trailer park and storage right accross the street from the CG station on Victoria Av.
  97. Valkyrie

    Anacapa yellows 11-16-10

    Good Job glad they are still there
  98. Valkyrie

    11-15-10 Anacapa YT

    As many of you may know Hilal Helweh (Chicken of the Sea ) has been working with me on the White Seabass grow out pens. I was talking with him Sunday and he mentioned that he might try to go out after the Yellowtails at Anacapa again. I said I thought the bite was over but perhaps I would take...
  99. Valkyrie

    WSB delivery report!

    Thanks for all the support guys. The second half of this program is important too. You need to turn in the heads from the white sea bass you catch so we can learn even more about these fish. The grow-out program will not be sustainable without getting the information that can be compiled...
  100. Valkyrie

    WSB delivery report!

    On October 9th the long awaited delivery of the Juvenile White Seabass was finally completed. James Murdick from Hubbs Sea World Research Institute trucked up a load of about 2900 White Sea Bass for the Growout pens. The truck was met by a group of Channel IslandsYC members and friends...
  101. Valkyrie

    Santa Rosa Is Trip 10-12 & 10-13

    Great report good times!
  102. Valkyrie

    For sure white sea bass will be delivered to Channel Islands HBR 10-9-10

    UPDATE-UPDATE: baring an act of God, the White Seabass will be delivered to the Channel Islands Harbor grow out facility Saturday 10-9-10 about noon. The pens are ready for the delivery we will just have to install the interior nets and put down the anchors. We will still need help on the...
  103. Valkyrie

    5 day CIBFT report

    The five day Channel Islands Bill Fish Tournament is over for this year. I have fished it twice before on other peoples’ boats but this year I had a goal to fish it in my own boat the Valkyrie. Well I accomplished that goal. I was able to put together a novice crew of myself, Bob Deyling, Mike...
  104. Valkyrie

    2 Bait Bags

    Glad you are happy with them they served me well. Here is a great link to bait tank info. Take specific note of the article on tank flow. I had 2 seperate pumps for mine which helped a lot, BAIT TANK INFO, STORIES AND MORE : LiveBaitLarry.com, Live Bait and Fishing Products BAIT TANK INFO...
  105. Valkyrie

    rubbermaid mer.150qu ice chest

    Are these still available?
  106. Valkyrie

    2 Bait Bags

    Here are the photos. I have all the hardware to go with them. You will notice that the water inlet is not stock. I fabbed this set up because I felt the existing nozzle created too much turbulence. This set up injects the water through a row of small holes along the length of the pipe. This...
  107. Valkyrie

    2 Bait Bags

    Yes but someone from the east coast is interested as well I'm getting together a photo and try to get shipping costs for him. If you are interested I will send you the same info I prefer not to deal with out of state
  108. Valkyrie

    2 Bait Bags

    Just installed a new bait system need to sell my old trusty bait bags. Here is what they look like: 28 GAL SUPERBAG [SBW-28] - $159.95 : LiveBaitLarry.com, Live Bait and Fishing Products SOLD
  109. Valkyrie

    La Nina--NOT LOOKING TOO GOOD FOR A WARM UP!

    EL NIÑO/SOUTHERN OSCILLATION (ENSO) DIAGNOSTIC DISCUSSION issued by CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER/NCEP/NWS 5 August 2010 ENSO Alert System Status: La Niña Advisory Synopsis: La Niña conditions are expected to strengthen and last through the Northern Hemisphere winter 2010-11. During...
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    Opportunity to help, and get your fuel expenses paid

    We could use a could of more boats for this.
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    Channel Is. / Ventura offshore

    A few years ago(02 &03) we had a group of private boaters working out of CIH who would get together and all cruise out to the Escarpment and the 311 when the conditions were right. We spread out and when one of us hooked up we called the others in on it. Had some good bites off and on. Here is...
  112. Valkyrie

    9000 to 9500 Juvenile White Seabass @ CIH

    Thanks everyone, Unfortunately the delivery was canceled due to the fish being sick so it will be another 30 to 50 days before they can deliver a new set. We'll send out another call when we know.
  113. Valkyrie

    WSB delivery to CIH delayed!!!

    Got amessage from Dave @ Hubbs that the fish that were to be delivered Wednesday are sick so the delivery has ben postponed for at least 30-50 days. Thanks for being willing to step up I'll let everyone know when we have a new delivery date.
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    9000 to 9500 Juvenile White Seabass @ CIH

    WE are scheduled to receive 9000 to 9500 Juvenile White Seabass to the Growout pens in Channel Islands Harbor, next week on Wednesday 7-28-10. We will need as many helpers as we can to transfer the fish from the tank trailer to the WSB Pens. Please respond to [email protected] if you...
  115. Valkyrie

    Free Marlin Fishing Seminar July 17th @CIYC

    Come and learn how to improve your chances of catching one of these magnificent fish. Welcome To 39th Annual Channel Islands BillFIsh Tournament
  116. Valkyrie

    Free Marlin Fishing Seminar July 17th @CIYC

    Free Marlin Fishing Seminar July 17th @CIYC -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Come and learn how to improve your chances of catching one of these magnificent fish. Welcome To 39th Annual Channel Islands BillFIsh Tournament
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    PCYC 2010 II

    Thanks for the report Dave. Did anyone get any photos?
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    Opportunity to help, and get your fuel expenses paid

    Opportunity to help, and get your fuel expenses paid -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Be a part of outrigger racing history! August 14th 2010 Fuel expenses covered Would you like to be a part of an exciting, fun, scenic competition on...
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    Opportunity to help, and get your fuel expenses paid

    Be a part of outrigger racing history! August 14th 2010 Fuel expenses covered Would you like to be a part of an exciting, fun, scenic competition on the water? Sign up to “escort” an outrigger canoe team as they race across the Channel and back. This is a renewal of...
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    Salmon season extended through September 6th

    Ocean Salmon April 3 through April 30: Open every day The daily bag and possession limit for ocean salmon is 2 salmon of any species except coho, with a minimum size limit of 20 inches total length. May 1 through September 6: Open Thursday through Monday only (closed Tuesday and...
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    They're after the CIH Launch Ramp again!!!

    I don't often agree with these folks but this just doesn't pass the smell test!! :argue: BOATERS: Very interesting development r.e. CI Harbor Fisherman’s Wharf. SEE NOTE BELOW & ATTACHMENTS Recall that the Coastal Commission denied CI Harbor Dir. Krieger’s plan to Move the...
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    Channel Island Ramp to loose 40% of its area

    I wouldn't take this as the final decision. They will probably do some modification and bring it back. That's the way they roll. "The commission’s staff recommended a yes vote, but the commission, during its meeting this week in San Francisco, voted against giving its approval. The...
  123. Valkyrie

    Channel Island Ramp to loose 40% of its area

    :cheers: Coastal Commission sinks plan for boat ramp at Channel Islands Harbor : Ventura County Star Coastal Commission sinks plan for boat ramp at Channel Islands Harbor By Tony Biasotti Wednesday, December 9, 2009 The California Coastal Commission voted Wednesday to withhold...
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    Channel Island Ramp to loose 40% of its area

    You miss the point! They intend to TAKE 4 acers of public RECREATIONAL land and give it to a developer so they can builld Appartments and Shops. The Large Boat Trailer parking area on the land between the Fishermans Landing retail area and the launch ramp will be gone the turning area will be...
  125. Valkyrie

    Channel Island Ramp to loose 40% of its area

    I don't often agree with the folks at Beacon but this time they are sounding an alarm that all trailer boaters who use the CIH launch ramp should heed. Here is a copy of one of their letters to the Coastal Commission. It's Dana Point all over again. This on top of MLPA's is...
  126. Valkyrie

    New fishing boat owner

    You will find plenty of help here, but you may want to start with a Coast Guard Aux or Power Squadron Safe Boating Course there should be one near you. You can find them here: http://www.cgaux.org/boatinged/classes/boating_skills_and_seamanship.html or here: USPS - America's Boating Course...
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    Change you can smell

    Years ago, there was an old tale in the Marine Corps about a lieutenant who inspected his marines and told the 'gunny' that they smelled bad.The lieutenant suggested that they change their underwear. The Gunny responded, 'Yes, sir, I'll see to it immediately'. He went into the tent and...
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    Second Amendment question

    Please vote on this gun issue question with USA Today. It will only take a few seconds of your time. Then pass the link on to all the pro gun folks you know. Hopefully these results will be published later this month. This upcoming year will become critical for gun owners with the...
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    his would be funnier if it weren't so true!!

    Watch this. Absolutely hilarious! subtitles YouTube - Real Estate Downfall ms/showthread.php?t=321221
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    2nd Ammendment explained

    This lady does a great job of explaining herself and the 2nd amendment. This is good Even if you usually don't watch video clips, be sure to PLAY this one! This is a must watch video; after watching the video all I can say is: Watch their faces as she speaks. She understands the 2nd...
  131. Valkyrie

    PFMC Thresher decision

    Joe, Thank you for your hard work and dedication. Frank Sullivan Channel Islands Anglers (CIA)
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    Here is an opportunity to give some constructive input!!

    Thanks for responding guys it was appreciated! -----Original Message----- From: Mandy Lewis [mailto:[email protected]] Sent: Friday, October 31, 2008 12:05 PM To: Frank Sullivan Subject: RE: Thresher shark information request Mr. Sullivan, I can't thank you enough for your...
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    Here is an opportunity to give some constructive input!!

    Thank you Wayne, When I talked to her she asked why I thought sport-fishermen reported releasing so many T's. My response was that I thought that the preponderance of the Rec fishermen had a real commitment to preserving the fishery. I hope that we can come to an accommodation to insure we...
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    Here is an opportunity to give some constructive input!!

    Here is an opportunity to give some constructive input!! Send your responses to [email protected] She needs thia ASAP for the Meeting next week. -----Original Message----- From: Mandy Lewis [mailto:[email protected]] Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2008 5:50 PM To...
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    Trick or Treat?!?!

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    What is the story with United Anglers?

    Here is the latest! SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- UASC president resigns as group tries to rally members
  137. Valkyrie

    Consequences for greed ?

    1-2 per season with take Tags or punch cards.
  138. Valkyrie

    Fishing Tahiti ???

    If your jumping on anyhing it shouldn't be a BOAT!:slap:
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    HD at work2

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    Frank's

  141. Valkyrie

    T-Shark Discussion

    DFG rep MAY be at the CIA m&E to answer questions on proposed T-shark closure There is a move afoot to change the T- Shark fishing season by PFMC. It looks like we may have a chance to ask questions of a DFG rep at the next CIA meeting as well as a great Fishing the tides presentation by...
  142. Valkyrie

    MLPA Last Chance for Input

    I was one of the 1st to complete it was a bit of a PITA.
  143. Valkyrie

    The truth about Global warming from BBC!

    Thank you I read it about a year ago .Also a thoughtful analysis in an very good story.
  144. Valkyrie

    The truth about Global warming from BBC!

    This takes about 1hr 13 min to play. To boil it down, the Gore group is correlating CO2 to global warming. The problem is that the CO2 increase occurs after the warming phenomenum by about 2-4 centuries. Obviously cause and effect cannot reconcile the Gore group's position that CO2 is the cause...
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    checkin in from new orleans

    Stay safe Kelly and Thank You from all of us!
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    M.O.W. #34 Tunaslam

    Cory and I have fished many times together but not enough :) . Hope we can continue next year with a decent Albie bite out of CIH. BTW Cory thanks for not telling everyone how badly you got maimed on my boat on the way to Miguel the first time!