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  1. Valkyrie

    WTB Fiberglass 15ft Outrigger pole

    I need one 15' Fiberglass 2 piece Outrigger pole for an Pompanette style mount.
  2. 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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  8. 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...
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    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...
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    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...
  11. 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...
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    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...
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    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
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    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
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    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...
  16. 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/...
  17. 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...
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    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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. Valkyrie

    We could use some help

    WSB Grow out pens at CI Harbor http://tackk.com/blbl2f
  32. 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...
  33. 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/ __________________
  34. 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:
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    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. __________________
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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]
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    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...
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    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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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
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    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...
  49. 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...
  51. 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
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    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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    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 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...
  58. Valkyrie

    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...
  59. Valkyrie

    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...
  60. Valkyrie

    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...
  62. Valkyrie

    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...
  63. Valkyrie

    Trick or Treat?!?!

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    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...