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    Cousins Rod out of business?

    Hope so I think they make the best with phenix a close second
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    Cousins Rod out of business?

    In my great purge of all my old gear (10-30 years) I only kept my Calstar (grafighters) and purchased several phenix (axis rods). In my mind these 2 have similar actions. Fished them as much as I can without any issues all have held up great even when I fish to the heavy line limits of the...
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    70 pound Bigeye Tuna on PENN Torque TRQ40NLD2 aboard Prowler

    20 years ago on the Pronto with skipper Alan Fay trolling jigs get hit by 30-35 # Albies. I flyline a dean at the same time Alan did. I got hooked up On my 30# Newell 332 to a bigeye He snapped his 30# live bait rig, scampered to the wheel house came back with a penn 30w and got hooked up again...
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    3.5 Day Top Gun 80 8/24 to 8/28

    Was also on the top gun trip mr lucky! First time on the boat liked the crew . Loved the “coaching” from Scott and bob both had some great one liners. Classic skipper talk!! Was the lucky one to get a bft on the kite, Scotty did a great job talking me through to gaff. Great setups for the...
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    Secret spot for yt

    Nice job on the interpretation “Unknown Fisherman” ....the rest of you need a little more imagination. Excellent day, good fishing and great skipper! Ace”Dashiell Hammett”Chanley
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    Secret spot for yt

    Fished with some of my home boys Monday at the secret spot for Mexican yellowtail. El Capitan Kiel rocked, lead us to the promised land for the Willy Yellowtail. The tax man (pinniped) did his worst but the crew came home with double digit yellowtail. Gotta remember to always trade the with the...
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    For Sale Hundreds of fishing lures (Bass, Trout, & Salmon) for sale

    Have hundreds of fishing lures in 3 large tackle boxes and 4 smaller tackle boxes. The following is a partial list of some of these unused lures: *Mepps (various sizes)- 30-40 *Rooster Tails-20-40 *Rattle-Traps- 20-30 *Panther Martins -20-30 *Wiggle Warts -35-40 * Crocodiles- 10-15 *Acme Little...
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    WTB Phenix Redeye Travel Rod

    Have one. Excellent rod! Got mine at Anglers Choice
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    Tiagra 16 worth

    I have a Tiagra 16 with a Baker topless frame, t-bar aftermarket handle, high end bearings ( Kens Custom Reels) 80# spectra (400 yds). What is this thing worth?
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    For Sale Calstar gf 760L

    Price reduction $160.
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    For Sale Calstar gf 760L

    as new grafighter 760L fished once (sat on the rail for 5 days) purchased last year.$185.00. Ace $2
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    Spectra recommendations

    Have a new diawa 300 and will be matching it with a 20-25 # trigger stick(7ft) that will be used as my traveling rod for east cape surf and light tackle rod and for calicos at Cedros . Will be using a 20-40# 1.5 to 2 ft fluoro (john Collins knot) and/or wire leader Mainly will be tossing...
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    El Capitan 2.5 day 15-18

    Haven't been on the El Capitan. Fished with Allen numerous times on the pronto. We called him the Fish Nazi! Caught bigeye, many stupid albacore bites, and lots of yt. He is one of the best. Have yet to fish his new boat. Appreciate the press and may try to sneak out here in the next few weeks...
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    90lb's of radiation at Desperation Reef 9/10

    What's better the fish or his shirt! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Eclipse Overnight 9/4

    Condor was on the hook for the better part 2 days last weekend for 54 fish. 1/3 of what was hooked. Scott did a great job. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    CONDOR 2016 LABOR DAY BF trip

    Marcus great fishing with you! Excellent trip and great crew. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    looking for kayak to buy

    Sold Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Surface Iron - Phenix Abyss/Axis/BD?

    I have my 400hd with 50# spectra and 2-3 ft 50# on a 800M calstar. Throw 1-2oz waxwings and Tady 45's. Replaced my Newell 332-5. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Dana to 209 DICKHEAD report

    Nice! Way to think on your feet. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Pronto 8-1

    Pronto is still running? Wtf? Great boat when alan fey ran it ... "The fish nazi"Slayed the albies, big eye and lots of yt/yf/dodos Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Sold Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Btt Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Thanks for the bump! Yeah fished it several times at san Clemente island where I was drug around by yt's Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Nmcf price is $1150 which is a deal given all the additional equipment. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Input Needed: Which 8 FT Jig Stick

    Calstar all the way Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Lowered to $1150 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Btt Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Btt Would trade for the right pistol or rifle Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Btt Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    8-9 years old Hobie mirage 12 ft Great condition Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Sure as long as it has $1250 in it and a girl with big UU Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Got a saw happy to cut 2 feet off once u buy it Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Any of u fat bastards want a boat? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Thanks for the bump lone shark. My yak is badass. Before I too became a fat bastard fished it hard and did well. Favorite was at the south end of Clemente hooking yt and wondering why the yak wasn't moving? Bump a lumpa Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Price reduced to $1250. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Perfect yak for offshore bft! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Everything in photos(less the rods are included) Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Extras: life vest, paddle, fish box with rod holders, compass, stainless steel fish stringer, gaff hook, ss knife w/scabbard, floating pliers, tackle box, & various ropes. For additional $ will include waterproof hand held marine radio with charger. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Still for sale excellent shape with lots of extras! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hobie mirage kayak for sale

    Hobie mirage for sale $1350 Perfect set-up for costal fishing Acechanley Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    looking for kayak to buy

    Anyone? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    looking for kayak to buy

    I have a Hobie outback, mirage drive set-up for fishing. Great shape I would like to get $1300 for? If your interested please contact me Acechanley (In south Oceanside) Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    How many rigs do you bring?

    Here is my list 5-7 day 1. Accurate 270 cal star 25-30 # seeker 665 2. Penn fathom 30II 30-40 #calstar 700m 3. Diawa 400hs 40# calstar 800m 4. Progear 625 (5:1) 50#calstar 800h 5. Progear 625 (3:1)40# calstar 7465l 6. Progear 625 (3:1) 50# calstar 7465ml 7. Shimano tiagra 16 60# 765L 8. Shimano...
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    Wax wing lure?

    So last month fished Cedros with Cedros Outdoor adventures for calico and yt. Focused on some weed /boiler rock fishing for calicos. Used Reeb lures and various fish trap swim baits which were very productive! Switched to my one wax wing (1 oz ~6 inches long blue mac pattern) and doubled the...
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    Anyone else see that thing in the sky saturday night?

    Yeah it was crazy here in O'Side! Looked like either an alien landing attempt or the start of a nuclear war. Good thing we were drinking! Ace
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    Cedros Spring fishing?

    Best calico fishing in the world! YT are just a by catch! Ace
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    Reel recommendation needed

    Penn fathom 30ld2 or 25ld2 Great reel for the price $209 -229 ! 20-50# reels Just saying Ace
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    Cedros island

    As long as you fly in the Caravan (jet prop) no worries. When you fly in the DC-3 with chickens, a donkey, and 500 lbs of tortillas is when you should be worried!
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    Cedros island

    Yeah it is a little dicey. On the way down we were in a twin engine something packed to the gils with tortillas, Chickens, and a donkey !
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    Cedros island

    Six days at Cedros outdoor adventures. Got back Tuesday from a 6 day trip. Lodge was great, excellent accommodations, good food and a great location. Fishing was relatively slow for Pelagics as it was windy for a few days. On Friday/Saturday there were 4 long range boats fishing the high spot (...
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    mounting a Lexa 400 to deckhand rod

    Tiburon best bet. I have a 800m graphiter with tuna cord handle. Puts it at the right location for casting and fish fighting. Thicker handle will require longer screws so be sure to check fit before you buy it. Ace
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    Whats up with the Excel?

    Side note to redundancy or lack there of on the long range boats. About 14-15 years ago working down the ridge boat slows down and all was quiet? We were all eating lunch. Pretty soon the cooks and all the crew were on deck bailing water into the bait tanks. Took us all about 3 minutes to...
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    50# set ups

    Shimano tiagra 16 topless frame and a 700h Live bait rig. You could substitute a 30ld 2
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    Rod for Lexa 400

    I have mine on a calstar 800M. Perfect match for 30 to 40 #
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    Lexa 300/400 HD worth it?

    Order thru Amazon for $204 delivered in less than a week.
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    Lexa 300/400 HD worth it?

    Just got a 400hs-p matched to a calstar 800m (tiburon reel seat) caught a few rat yellows and smaller dodos works great. Only thing that's weird is the level wind doesn't move when you cast. So you need to line up in the middle to get the most distance out off your cast.
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    hey guys whats a good rod to match

    Just got the reel seat from Kens so that I can put it on my cal star 800M. My rod tuna cord in leu of cork tape. Used my buddy's tranx on a calstar 6480. Could cast a light tady 45 a mile. Out tomorrow will tell you how it works.
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    COMING SOON: New Pro Gear Reel V50

    Yeah! Love my 3-625cs reels! 2 are 3.6:1 with the 3rd a high speed. Can't wait to get another high speed! Sign me up. Acechanley
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    what reel for a 6480 jig stick?

    I agree with johntuttle....if any of you have 625cs progears get rid of them! I would be happy to take them off your hands. It is a little crazy how much a new reel costs. Cedros reels look like they stand up to a lot of abuse. Excel guys are using them every day and they keep working.
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    Wahoo at Cedros?

    Gregory Will see you on the boat, can hardly wait! Been packing for most of the week... Keep modifying my tackle as I read the recent posts. Ace[emoji481]
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    Favorite yoyo or surface iron reels?

    332 best 30# for the surface iron. I switched from a cal 90j to a grafighter 800m less weight and can really chuck a tady 45
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    Some basic jig gear questions

    Yes the slow trolled rappalas work excellent for Pargo and Cabrilla. We caught a 20#+ on a 50w one year. Just about pulled my dad outta the boat. Run them while trolling over reefs. Had good luck using them for Calico's in the U.S. . Fire-tiger and all silver.
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    Knots for heavy fluorocarbon

    Jeff two I grew up in the WC ! Northgate high class '78.
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    Knots for heavy fluorocarbon

    Thanks for the info. Tried the uni (4turn) a little worried as the tag end under a heavy load cinched tight to the knot. Jeff
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    Knots for heavy fluorocarbon

    Can anyone suggest a knot to tie 150# fluro to hooks and iron to fish for wahoo? Would like a loop knot to allow the hook some freedom to move? Ace
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    Tribute or OuterLimits?

    Mike Pritchard is the bomb! Fished with him on the Excel. Excellent captan and fishy. Do the tribute ! Ace
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    40# reel Penn Fathom 25nld 2 speed what else?

    Decided to go with the 30Ld 2 spd 425 yds 65# berkley spectra with 5 to 20 ft topshot of 40 to 50 fluoro Nice lite reel weighs a little less than my progear 625's. Thinking of using a Calstar either a 7465L or 760L? Glad I went with the 30 over the 25. Ace
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    40# reel Penn Fathom 25nld 2 speed what else?

    Have been a Shimano, Newell and Pro Gear guy for years. Have a 7 day on Excel coming up and a little $$$$ burning a hole in my pocket. My shimanos are 16 (50-60#) and 30 (80#) Tiagras, the venerable 20 TLD II (50#) Three Pro Gear 625's a 5.5:1 (Heavy Iron/Bombs) and 2x3:1's for 40#-50# bait...
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    Bigeye ID

    Several years ago (9-10) fishing Albies at the time we got a blind jig strike on a nice grade of Albies (35+) while fishing the Pronto with Alan Fay (aka the fish nazi). we both throw out baits on 30# setups and we both got bite he immediately snapped off his line while I was fighting my fish...
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    Calcutta 400TE how strong is this reel?

    Have a Calcutta 400TE gathering dust. Was thinking of making this a 25 # schoolly Tuna/Yellowtail reel. Will use a Loomis Backbounce 8' Rod rated to 25 #. Thinking of filling it with 30 or 40# spectra and a 2 to 3 foot or a 15 to 25 yd fluoro top shot? Live bait chovies (if they are around) and...
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    10/2/05-10/7/05 BMS 5-Day Trip Report

    Yo, I was on the Legend trip with the Graphite/usa group. We got to Lupe on saturday 10/1/05...great ride down good crew and a great group of guys(limited load 15 people). Lots of boats at the island due to huricane otis...2nd trip of the year to lupe... 30 ylt and 8 ylf fin ... saw you guys...