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  1. gettingbentwithbo

    SCI 07-12-2020

    I am not really good at these report type of things but I will give it a go anyway. Loaded up the truck Friday evening and headed to Newport Beach with my buddy Justin to hop on the Thunderbird for an overnight trip heading to San Clemente Island. Boarded the vessel just after 9pm and we were...
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    Gruesome Newsom at it again...

    Beaches, Bars, and Dining Rooms are ordered to close down for the next 3 weeks. Anyone word if the Sport Fishing industry is going to be affected again?
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    TRADE [WTT]Avet SX for torium 20

    Looking to trade a good condition Avet SX w/ MC for a torium 20 (newer model). Let me know what you have. I have the box and clamp, would like the same with the torium.
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    Finally took the kids out fishing

    My kids have been asking me to take them fishing which is hard with our work schedules but the stars aligned yesterday (Fathers Day). I woke up early and picked up a couple fishing rod/reel combos and some raw shrimp from Walmart and we took my father-in-laws boat out to Newport harbor. Headed...
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    Looking for some spots from my aluminum skiff

    Found these reef #s and was wondering if any of these would be fishable from my 16' aluminum starcraft. Also anyone that has ever fished out here what kinds of species would I be able to find here? I don't have a livewell setup yet so I would be limited to frozen squid and jigs. Huntington...
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    Weird issue with old merc

    I have a 1979 Mercury 200 (20hp) tiller motor that is giving me issues. When the motor is in forward gear at wide open it doesn't want to go much faster than 5mph. But every once in a while it will kick in and want to go wide open for just long enough to scare the shit out of me and then go...
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    Waterproof Hand Held Radio Suggestions

    I am looking for suggestions on a handheld marine radio for my skiff. Budget +/- $100. What do you guys suggest? I am seeing these units in my price range. Uniden MHS75 Standard Horizon HX210 Standard Horizon HX40 Cobra MR HH350 FLT
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    Shore Fishing Oahu - March 2020 - What to use?

    Heading to Oahu next month, was planning on throwing my travel rod in my suitcase. What type of artificial lures or baits work well shore fishing in hawaii? Do the reef fish over there like the gulp products like our surf fish do?
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    H&M Landing giving away a multi-day fishing trip

    H&M Landing is giving away a fishing trip to celebrate their 85th year. More details or enter: https://bit.ly/2UvwtCc
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    How to target (find) sculpin?

    What type of bottom am I looking for if I want to target sculpin? I know when I have fished for them on party boats I ended up losing gear from time to time, so there is some sort of structure down there, but should I look for structure? Do I want the edges of structure?
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    What lb thrust trolling motor 14' aluminum?

    What lb thrust trolling motor (transom mount) would I want for a 14' aluminum skiff for use in Saltwater?
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    Who's crafty work was this?

    Saw this Grady for sale on Facebook Marketplace and was impressed with the level of craftsmanship and ingenuity that went into building the t-top LOL
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    TRADE Talica 8ii for working Outboard(9.9-30hp)

    Just testing the waters here.. I am sick of looking at my skiff in my garage and really would like to get an outboard on her and get it wet. I have a great condition Talica 8ii spooled with 50lb braid. Does anyone have an outboard they would like to get rid of in exchange for an awesome reel...
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    WTB Cheap Short Shaft Tiller Outboard

    I am looking for something CHEAP to get me in the harbor fishing. 30hp or less short shaft tiller steer, preferably something that is running or just needs a little TLC to get running. Just looking for something to get me out in the harbor until I can get a brand new motor. Let me know what...
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    New Shimano DC Reels

    Anyone else totally think that these were going to be a brand new Trini DC? I thought for sure how they were teasing it that this is what it was going to be. I was really disappointed when they turned out to be a bait caster.
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    Leopard sharks in OC?

    Anyone have any suggestions on where to fish if I am specifically targeting Leopard sharks in or around Orange County? Haven't had any luck the couple of times I have tried.
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    Upgrade G2 to G3 garmin maps?

    If I got a garmin unit that had the bluechart g2 coastal maps, but the g3 maps were available. Is it possible to upgrade your unit to the newer maps? I would imagine it's probably not free, but is it possible?
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    small / aluminum boat live well plumbing?

    Interested in seeing / hearing about how you guys with smaller boats rigged up your live wells. I just got a 14gal round tank and looking for plumbing options. Any photos or videos you have please share!
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    How to register a Boat / Trailer I got for free

    How can I go about registering a boat I got for free? I do not have a title, but I do have a bill of sale. The boat looks like it was last registered in 2013, and the trailer in 2015. Trailer has an AZ license plate on it. I can not get a hold of the seller. The boat is a 14' aluminum...
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    TRADE WTT Talica 8ii

    I don't use this thing.. like ever! It is in great condition, loaded with 50lb braid. I would like to get a larger talica, like a 12 or a or 16. Would be willing to trade for one w/o line, or one with line and some boat rash, or one in great condition + $. Let me know what you have. Will...
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    Just acquired a boat/trailer, how do I register them?

    I just got a boat for free and all I have is a bill of sale, which is basically a piece of paper with the signature of the person who it was acquired from. From what I can tell the boat was last registered in Arizona in 2015, and the trailer (same state) which I am not certain it looks like it...
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    Trip Finder?

    What is the website that you can go on and find all open party fishing trips from one site? I am trying to find a boat to go on next Saturday Night (Fishing Sunday). But having trouble finding a trip.
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    WTB Outboard for 14' Aluminum

    Looking for a working outboard for a 14' aluminum skiff. Anyone have anything? Let me know what you have I am in Riverside. Reply or PM for quick response.
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    TRADE Kicking Tires - Talica 8ii + Talica 10ii

    I have a Talica 8ii, and a Talica 10ii that I am considering trading for AVET reels. The talica's are in excellent condition, used a few times never pulled on big fish. I just got an AVET reel and I really like it so I want to see what the trade value would be for my two Talica's. Both retail...
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    Need to get a Phenix rod replaced

    Where can I get my phenix rod replaced under warranty? I live in Riverside, and I can't get to their HQ during the week to do the replacement.
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    Crab Snares?

    I have seen a few videos on youtube of people up North using crab snares to catch Dungenous and rock crab from the beach / rocks. I was wondering if anyone has tried this down south? And also was wondering if there was a season for harvesting crab?
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    Dog hunting riverside?

    Is there any public land in Riverside, that I can hunt dogs on? I live off La Sierra, and I can hear them going ape shit every evening and it has me itchin to take some dogs! Any help with locations is apprecated, and if anyone wants to party up let me know would love to link up, we have a...
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    I don't want my Lexa 300 Power Handle

    If anyone in Riverside area has a lexa 300 with the paddle handle and wants a Power Handle and know hows to swap them out HMU ill trade you my power handle for a paddle handle. It's a 300HS-P model. *Sorry if this should have gone in classifieds but I didn't think it was applicable as I am not...
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    Native Salt Clams? Newport 1/14

    Has anyone ever tried Native Salt Clams? I got a pack of them and gave them a shot. I was able to pick off a NICE sized perch in Newport first cast and my buddy got one shortly after but then the bite turned off and I switched bait to the berkley gulp sand worms. All in all a good day...
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    DSLR + many extras $600 OBO

    For sale is my Canon 550D (t2i) with too many extras! This is the perfect travel kit as it comes with everything you need to capture stunning photos on the go. Kit includes: - Canon 550D - 18-135mm EF-S Image Stabilizing - 50mm fixed f1.8 lens - 18-55mm kit lens - 70-300mm telephoto lens -...
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    Fishing / Marine Companies (Inland Empire)

    Does anyone know of any fishing or marine corporations in the Inland Empire? I am looking for a new job, and would love to get my foot into the industry! Thanks for your help.
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    Any YouTubers?

    Wanted to see if anyone here posts their fishing videos to youtube? If so comment a link to your channel below so we can all check out your videos and subscribe to our fellow BD family!
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    Trout Fishing in Riverside

    Hey guys, I am looking for somewhere in Riverside to take my boy Trout fishing. Anyone have any dope on a spot I can take him and have success? Also I know it's asking alot, but what should I use for bait / lures to get him bit?
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    WTB Skiff

    This might be a long shot, but I have a budget of $1k and am looking for something with a trailer that I can use to put around and fish the harbor. Anyone have anything they are looking to sell? Needs to be ready to fish.
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    100# setup that wont break the bank?

    Was wondering what 100# setups there are out there, that wont cost you $1000+ when you are all said and done. Are there any "cheaper" setups that are half decent and will get the job done and last you if taken care of?
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    Broken Phenix Rods

    I have 2 broken Phenix rods, I know they cover partial warranty. But I am unable to get to their facility during the week. How can I go about getting them replaced? They were both purchased at Fred Hall the same year. One is a PSX-909, and the other is an PSW-809XHJ
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    Buying a boat without a title

    What is there to know? Any red flags? I found a hull & trailer I am interested in, but the owner does not have the title but said he can write up a bill of sale.
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    Looking for a pellet gun / air rifle

    I am looking for suggestions for an air rifle / pellet gun that packs a punch but is quiet enough to shoot in my back yard without the neighbors knowing. No budget really, but I don't want to spend more than $200 really.. I haven't owned pellet guns since I was a kid so I am completely out of...
  39. gettingbentwithbo

    Would this be a fair trade?

    A Lexa 400HSP + a Shimano Teramar combo for a Shimano Trnanx TRX500HG or is either end getting low balled?
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    Almost skunked at the rockpile [9/28]

    My buddy and I took the boat out for it's maiden voyage last night after sitting for 5 years. My buddy the owner had some back issues in which made it hard for him to use the boat, and after sitting for so long. We replaced a bunch of shit to get her up to speed.. brand new exhaust, new trim...
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    [report] Seal Beach South of Pier

    Did a little evening trip last night to the beach (7/20) to see if I could find any life south of the SB pier, and there were birds working out a little over 100ft from the water line, so I did my best to walk down the rocks without killing myself. When I got to where I could cast to where the...
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    Salty looking for freshwater advice (big bear)

    Hey guys, no shame in my game here.. all I fish is salt and my son really wants to fish this memorial day weekend, we will be up at our big bear house and I was wondering the easiest way / method to catch my 3 year old fish. He doesn't care the size if I can get him into wide open anything ill...
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    Prowler 5.20 Anyone else going?

    I will be heading out on the Prowler Saturday night fishing Sunday was wondering if anyone else will be on that trip. Weather looks like it's going to be great!
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    Reel for 100# Class Tuna

    I currently have a Lexa 400, Trinidad 16a, and a Talica 10ii. But I want to go chase these big local tuna, and was wondering if any of my gear would work (probably not right?). What would be a reel that would hold enough line and have enough drag to bring one of those local trophys boat side...
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    Looking for a Perch spot near Huntington

    I know not many people want to give up their honey holes, but I want to get my kid on some perch and get that fire for fishing going in him! Anyone have any spots near Huntington Beach, that produces a lot of Perch?
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    Putting together a setup for my son

    I am putting together a spinning setup for my son to use when we fish in the harbors. I just purchased a Shimano Sienna 4000 (and upgraded the drag washers to carbon) and were going to run 20# braid on it and whatever top shot of flouro. Main uses will be surf fishing and in the harbor, for...
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    Stand up reel for 80-100# tuna

    I currently have a trinidad 16a and a talica 10ii, was wondering what you guys would suggest I add to the arsenal to handle those larger grade tuna. Would you suggest another trinidad or a talica? If so which model?
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    Tribute 4/9

    Hey guys, I am going on an overnight on the tribute chasing after those local blue fin and yellowtail, and was wondering what type of tackle they have been catching them on? I just had my second kid so these trips dont come nearly as close together as they used to, have to make sure I am...
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    WTB Lexa 400

    I am looking for a Lexa 400. Anyone have one for sale please get ahold of me! 71four 3four3 8503
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    Is the surf producing? [OC]

    Anyone have any reports from the beaches in Orange County? Hows it been? Whats biting this time of year?
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    Sell your fishing gear

    I wanted to share with everyone a website I made I am very excited about this. It's a classifieds website exclusively for fishing & boating gear. List your for sale items for free! Let me know what you think about the site and the ease of use. It's another channel to sell your gear FAST...
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    Need a picture for a project I am doing

    Anyone have a garage full of more tackle than they care to talk about? I need a high res picture for a project I am doing. Please reply to this thread or send me a PM I appreciate it so much!
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    Fishing Tackle Photo

    Hey guys, I am working on a project and I am looking for a photo of someones garage that has more fishing tackle than they know what to do with. Anyones garage look like this? Help a brother out!
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    Looking to buy a Tundra

    Is there anyone on here that gets, or can get a good deal on a brand new '13 or '14 toyota tundra? I am in the market, and looking for a good deal!
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    Need a setup for the wife (first timer)

    Wife is showing interest in going out on trips with me, but I don't want her to use my conventional reels because I know how it will pan out. Do you guys suggest just renting a boat rod, or is there a spinning setup you could suggest that I could purchase for my wife & first timers I take out...
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    What rod would you pair with a LEXA400PWR-P

    I am going to pick one of these up to use for vertical jigging and surface iron. Which rod would you use for each application (jigg/iron)?
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    Can you fish the docks in long beach by joes crab shack?

    Wanted to know if you can fish the docks by the Joes Crab Shack in long beach. Dont have a boat and was interested in targeting some spottys from dry land. If the answer is no does anyone have any suggestions where I can go?
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    Best 20/30# Reel

    Hey I am looking to add a new 20/30# rig for live bait to my arsenal. Was wondering what you all suggest... I was thinking a TN12, TN14, or TAC8ii. They are all pretty much in the same price range.
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    Outer Limits 2day

    Going to be on the outer limits for a 2 day trip. Was wondering if anyone has ran with them before and how their experience was.
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    Southside HB Pier report

    Just wanted to let everyone know that this past saturday (8/31) My wife and I were having lunch at Rubies on the pier and on our way back I was looking at the water because I was amazed how clear it was and look what I saw. Remember I was on the pier so probably about 15-20' above the water...
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    What's up with the forums?

    None of the forums posts are loading??? Every link I click goes to a blank white page. What's up?
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    WTT:Shimano Trinidad 16DC

    I have a Shimano Trinidad 16DC with a little boat rash but all in all 10/10 mechanically! Interested in trading.. What reels do you have that you would be willing to trade for? I prefer Shimano.. Thanks! Here is a link that has all the details and a stock photo of the reel...
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    Fishing in October

    Missing most of the prime time due to my wife being pregnant. Was wondering if I will have a good chance at Tuna/dodo mid october? I plan on going on a 1.5 - 2day trip for my birthday. Thoughts?
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    Shimano Coltsniper Lures

    Has anyone tried this from the surf? Wandering what species will take these things, and which size would be the ticket. They come in 1.48/2.11/2.82/3.52 ounces. The white one and the blue/pink look like they would work well around so cal. Input much appreciated.
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    How to Cook Sheepshead?

    I got one on an overnight trip I went on and I brought it home gutted, wanted to know how everyone cooks them?
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    13 year old gets a billfish grand slam

    Saw this on one of my news sites. Way to go kid! 13-year-old boy completes rare billfish grand slam
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    Shimano & Seeker $100 sale

    Rods For Sale: Shimano Teramar Inshore TMC80MH (15-30lb) - $100 SOLD Seeker American A270-7 (12-30lb) - $100 Reels For Sale: Shimano Torium 16 - $100 SOLD Shimano Torium 20 - $100 SOLD I live in Westminster, CA and shipping is not an option.
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    I made a website

    I made an image hosting website for fishing specifically. If you ever want to share a fishing photo and need a shareable link to your photo use fishpic.co < - Share your fishing memories! works great for the forums here there are no watermarks on images or any of that crap. Check it out and...
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    Lets fish this weekend $275 pp Max 4

    Hey guys.. I am running with Captain Jamie this weekend (Saturday) aboard Seasons Sportfishing out of Mission Bay, SD. We still have 3 spots open if anyone would like to hop on board hit up seasonssportfishing.com or call the captain directly at 714 206 6146. Yellows and cbass are biting lets...
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    Open Party Trip 3 spots available Saturday 6.15

    Hey guys.. Just booked my spot with Seasons Sportfishing this weekend! There are still 3 spots open fishing with Captain Duane! I have fished a few times now with them and have never went home unsatisfied! Looking forward to another great trip! This one will be from 6am-6pm out of Mission...
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    Huntington Beach Surf Report

    Hit up the surf after work yesterday @ low tide, and sand crabs were THICK! I did one pass through my crab catcher and literally had about 100 dime sized crabs and a few monster ones. Seems like surf fishing is heating up! Could see a lot of life in the shadows.. a monster croaker swam right...
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    Who runs the BD facebook page?

    Who runs the facebook page for BD? I wanna make you guys some facebook apps no cost!
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    lexa 300 questions

    What is the biggest fish you have taken with a Lexa 300? What kind of a rod do you have it paired with? And what lb braid are you using? I just got a lexa 300 and a PSW760M-XF today to pair it with.. I have heard some big talk about the 300 and wondered if anyone can confirm?
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    PSW760M-XF-ISA 15-40lb 7'6

    Title says it all. Anyone have one please PM me. Thanks!
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    My Wedding Fishing Trip 3/25

    Was lucky enough to get out on the water and put some time in. We went with Maggie Joe Sportfishing in Kewalo Basin Marina on a 3/4 day trip and Captain Matt of the ruckus got us on the fish! Started off hot as we pulled in our biggest Mahi of the day 28# followed up by a couple 12-15# then...
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    Who should I fish with in Waikiki?

    Going to be in Waikiki next weekend for a week and we want to get out on the water and do some fishing. We have 7 people that want to go.. I know most of the boats out there are 6pack boats. What do we do in this situation? Draw straws and have someone stay back at the resort with the ladies...
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    Torium 20

    Looking for a Torium 20. Anyone have one they are looking to get rid of? I live in Orange County. Private Message me or reply to this thread! Looking for one in great condition. Thanks!
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    Seasons Sportfishing Open Party April 6

    I booked a spot on an open party trip April 6 with Duane at Fred Hall. Depending on conditions and reports leading up to the date we will either be targeting Yellowtail or WSB. This trip will be out of Mission Bay, SD. I know this will be a fun trip and Seasons always does a good job of...
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    River Monster in New Jersey

    Anyone else see this? I am not sure what it is, as I have never seen anything like it! As if New Jersey isn't bad enough :rofl: http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2013/02/fisherman_jersey_sea_monster_i.html
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    or Trade Phenix Abyss PSX-908

    Please delete this thread.
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    5.0V8 vs 3.7V6 Ecoboost

    I have been looking around at trucks and I am pretty sure I am going to go with Ford, but I anticipate getting a boat in the future and I was wondering how much power the 3.5 v6 w/ eco boost is compared to the 5.0 V8 and it seems like they are both in around the 8k towing range. And I would...
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    Pimp my reel

    Do any of you guys upgrade your reels? If so what have you done? I am interested in seeing what you guys have done?
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    Seasons Sportfishing Saturday 2/2/13

    2 open spots for a Mex cod trip out of San Diego this Saturday Feb 2nd. Contact the Capt directly. 6am to 4pm trip cost is $150 and includes your Mex fishing permit. To reserve your spot click the following link...
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    Wahoo end of march?

    I am getting Married end of march in hawaii and all the guys in our families are going fishing and I was wondering if the wahoo are biting around that time? If not what type of fish can I expect to find around that time? Thanks guys!
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    Best 2spd Reel for your $$$

    Like the title says.. What do you think the best 2spd reel is dollar for dollar?
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    Torium 14 or Jigmaster for Rock fishing

    So I am going on a rock cod trip.. which reel is the better choice for reeling in the tacos? Torium 14 or Jigmaster (they are my only options) Thanks!
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    Which truck do you prefer?

    Looking at getting a truck. Wondered what you guys have and like. From purely aesthetics alone I dig the tundra's and the sierra 2500's. I definitely want something that will be able to haul a boat / toy hauler / etc. Let me know what you guys suggest.
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    What kind of crab is this?

    Just saw this on 976.. What kind of crab is this?
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    WTF: Blobfish?

    Anyone ever seen one of these? Is this real?
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    Top water halibut

    Anyone else ever seen this pic? I saw it on facebook today posted by Okuma and it didnt really have any information about it. I just thought it was interesting.
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    My first cuda

    Went out on the Enterprise out of Long Beach the other day, awesome captain, helpful crew.. Boat was only half full. Was lucky enough to land this on a iron. (see attached)
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    Turner's Californian Rods

    Anyone have one of these? Thinking about getting one for a bass stick? Turners has them on sale right now. What are your thoughts? I cant afford top of the line, but I dont want a complete pile of :shithappens:
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    Daiwa LD Reels

    Anyone use them? Love them? Hate them? What are your opinions.. I was looking at the LD saltist 2 speed online.
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    Anyone seen this video?

    It's a shark! It's a shark! :rofl: I think they are fishing freshwater so I can understand their surprise :) <object width="560" height="315"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/ZcuYjDR2tSg?version=3&amp;hl=en_US&amp;rel=0"></param><param name="allowFullScreen"...
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    Clear Jelly Fish Looking BS???

    Anyone go out this weekend? I was having a difficult time dealing with this clear jellyfish looking slime every cast my weight and bait would be covered in it. I am unsure if it was some sort of jelly fish or if it was from the grunion run possibly? Anyone have the same problem or know what...
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    Surf fishing HB

    My buddies and I were fishing HB, and there was a lot of activity mostly perch, but we were able to hook up on a nice croaker.
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    6 dead 3 injured in Seal Beach

    Has everyone heard about the shooting in seal beach at the hair salon just off of pch? Insane!
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    Fred Hall Photos

    Did anyone take, or does anyone have any high res pictures from the fred hall show? I am looking for some as I am looking to use them for a project I am doing. If anyone has any please hit me up, and let me know if I can get my hands on them. Bo (Team Doin' Work)