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    Delivery to Westport tomorrow

    Just offering to deliver to Westport tomorrow. I will be heading down to pick up the Kelli Ann return crew and will have an empty vehicle (2500 HD GMC) and will be traveling down the I-5 corridor around noon. So if you need something taken down or brought back up, let me know soonest and we can...
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    Can’t make this sh*t up

    Well, yes I can. The all new Mexican Flag swimbaits. Gonna run these this summer!
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    Everett BM Derby

    Who’s in? I will be out there in the Duck swingin for the fences!
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    Shall call it “THE INSTIGATOR”

    Decided to go big with the newest swimbait. Figured tons of Ling and Halibut are caught on big swimbaits each year, and I won’t have to search around for live bait. I think I might even convince Vance and Mikey to pull it for Albies after that bowling ball thingy last year, hell it might even...
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    Playin on wife’s new toy!

    She got herself one of them high fallutin embroidery machines a while back and she let me pick some stuff out. Done a couple up for Vance aka Dragonballs and really liked them, so decided my Dad needed a couple new shirts for Christmas. Him being an “old school” Sturgeon fisherman for longer...
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    MC “BIGZ” and Duck/Goose Sticks

    Thats what a rainy Saturday in December is good for, 10#’s of Duck/Goose snacks sticks on the traeger smoking and cookin. Even had the time to head out in the shop and pour up some MC Bigz Swimbaits for next Tuna trolling season. Gotta love hobbies to keep me going between seasons. What does...
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    Lowrance HDS 10 and 8 Gen 1 FS

    Picked up the new to me boat and transferred my head units over, so these are up for sale. Listed online for $550 and $450 if sold separate, $900 if they go together, take $25 off each unit if sold to a BD’er. This is just the head units with bracket and cover. Can test them and show they work...
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    Brand New Penn Spinners

    Decided I have no real desire to fish these and I bouht them thinking I would try them out. 1 Penn Spinfisher V 4500LL and one 6500LL. Paid $120 each and just looking to get close to that out of them. Will ship for an extra $5 each but would prefer meet and pick up. These are brand new in the...
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    HDS 8 Gen 1 complete package

    I am finally getting around to putting this on here. Comes with everything that came new with the unit. Box, Owners manual, gimball and bracket, travel cover, new power cord, Structure Scan and Transducer. All you will need is an ethernet cord and you are set with everything. The unit has no...
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    Offshore in August?

    Going on my first vacation ever with the wife and best friend and his wife first week in August. Me and my buddy want to do a day trip and I was hoping for Tuna, Mahi ect. But not sure if they are running that time of year. This is my 30 years in the Navy retirement gift to ourselves and thought...
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    HHHHHMMMMMM, what would you do?

    just wonder what you guys would do if you were retiring on the 29th of June like I am? Just curious....:finger: :fighting0061:
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    14 1/8 X 18 Cyclone Prop w/extras

    I have a like new SS Prop with TBX Hub for Evinrude 15 spline (ETEC and V6's) and a one for what I believe is Yamaha. I bought the prop to run on my boat with and ETEC 150, but after Goatram replaced my transom and got rid of a ton of weight from soaked foam, it won't work for me. It has...
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    Need a civil lawyer HELP

    I know this is a fishing site, but I have seen what the BD Brotherhood has the capability to do. I have a situation that has happened with a repair facility, and they have attempted to rake me over the coals with the repairs. I have been around cars and worked on them my whole life. The only...
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    Time for a Pot Puller

    Wife is pretty much giving the green light for a puller so we can take advantage of some shrimping. I have Scotty Downriggers and have them mounted to a traxstech rail system, so I would like to get one that can be added to a scotty mount so it can be removed when not in use, and also plug into...
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    Complete Boat Electronics package for sale

    Over the last year I have upgraded all my electronics on the boat and have for sale a complete Boat Package. I remove my head units daily and they get cleaned and stored in my house, so they are in great condition. For Sale is 2 complete HDS 8 Gen 1's with all brackets, knobs and covers w/ the...
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    HDS 8 G1 with Complete Structure Scan

    Upgraded to G3's with 3D Structure so this ones up for sale. Comes complete with new power cord and new 83/200 transducer. Willing to ship for $850, or less if we can meet up for the transaction. They are both in the boxes but may be tough to ship and cost prohibative, face to face between...
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    HDS GEN3 with TM150 or TM185

    Anybody out there tested either one of these transducers with the Gen 3? I am thinking about getting one or the other to replace the P66 in place now. Looking to get the best I can out of the electronics I am running.
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    Need new engine

    I am in need of a rebuilt or possibly get the one I have rebuilt. It is in a 2007 Impreza 5 speed non turbo 2.5 (1 code in the vin, so EJ251 engine). Unfortunately I am going to get stuck with this car and will just drive it to work to recoup some of my money after the repairs. Looking for...
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    American Water Spaniel Pups

    Our Female Mocha just had her first litter of pups with our Male AWS Remington. Gonna be some awesome hunters and can't wait til they hit 6 weeks and we can get them on some birds to check their drive and desire. If they are anything like their lineage, expect a few of them to rock the...
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    American Water Spaniel Pups

    Our female will be having pups in the next week or so, if there is any interest send me a PM. Some of the best lineage out there, both dogs are on premises. Female is my dog and the Male is the wife's. Look like 8 pups, but having X-rays on Wednesday to reaffirm. This was not a planned...
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    Metaloid 5ii

    They have been on the market a couple years now and I am looking for a report as to how well and any known issues. I plan on picking a couple up and have the blanks to build the rods they are going on for Halibut in the area. I won't buy if the issues outweigh the price, and if need be will...
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    Tekota 500LC's

    I am wanting to pick up 4 of these, just not seeing the prices I was when I wasn't looking. Anybody got any good buys on them? Chad
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    Best Price Tekota 500LC's

    I am wanting to pick up 4 of these, just not seeing the prices I was when I wasn't looking. Anybody got any good buys on them? Chad
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    WTB 22-250 Brass

    Looking for around 200 pcs so I can work up some loads for my rifles. Let me know what you have and what you'd like to get. Chad
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    WTB 22-250 Brass

    Looking for around 200 pcs so I can work up some loads for my rifles. Let me know what you have and what you'd like to get. Chad
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    Money sent to get 2nd AWS!

    Just sent the money to get another American Water Spaniel. This one is going to be sired by one of the highest point AWS's ever "Gumbo". Can't wait till December!! I will be hunting my female Kei-Rin CNC Mochacinno (MO) this year in anticipation of the new pup coming for Xmas and being ready...
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    Need advice on aluminum boat transom repair

    I have a 2006 Alumacraft Navigator 185 Sport that has the dreaded transom corrosion from not being properly sealed during rigging. So water has sat inside the transom against the aluminum and corroded from the inside out in several areas. I have contacted the manufacture and they have given me...
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    Pet Insurance?

    I have an American Water Spaniel (9 months old) and she will be hunted for both upland/waterfowl. Obviously the initial investment is always considered to be a small investment in the grand skeem of things. Cost of health care is also a concern in the long run. Don't get me wrong I would go to...
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    Pet Insurance??

    I have an American Water Spaniel (9 months old) and she will be hunted for both upland/waterfowl. Obviously the initial investment is always considered to be a small investment in the grand skeem of things. Cost of health care is also a concern in the long run. Don't get me wrong I would go to...
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    HDS 8 Settings

    I have 2 HDS 8 Gen 1 units with the back one having the Airmar p66. I added Structure Scan as well. Anybody have any good tweaks because I find myself always double checking my settings and tweaking here and there, but have not been able to get it to the place I really like. The Structure...
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    Area 9 close calls

    Took the day off to take a good friend and his wife out for the opener, on the water at 0530, lights on and slow go to the fishing grounds. Once there found where I wanted to start and deployed gear. Over the next couple hours in the pea soup, had no less than 5 close calls with boats that...
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    Length of release and why?

    Just curious as I was out fishing, or should I say riding around in the boat with baits in the water, I saw quite a few differences in what appeared to be length from ball to release. A few of the boats I noticed the line from the rod entering the water several feet behind the boat, and I mean...
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    Gonna try something new.......to me

    I have over the past 10 or so years learned a lot of techniques and some have been pretty effective. Well I want to add Mooching to the arsenal. I have amassed the correct tools and have spots to test it out, but just looking for some advice from those of you that have perfected the "art" and...
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    Looking at a new blank

    I have been using a California Calico Special CS80H 12-30# from what I can recall, and I was screwing around this weekend fishing Lings and broke it, decided to bounce a Kelp Greenling bass pro style and snap. Not a big deal as I have been wanting to build a new rod specific for Lings up here...
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    DOC SKI

    Doc, Sent you a PM. Chad CMDCM(AW/SW) VAQ 140 Patriots
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    Onboard Charger Questions

    I have 2 AGM Optimas as my trolliing motor bank and also a seperate AGM Optima as my house battery for all my electronics and have in the past, when we got home, hooked them up to battery chargers to recharge for the next day. This has gotten to be quite the pain, since I have to monitor them...
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    Running out of time!!

    Hope everyone else is ahead of my preperations for this weekend. I have been airbrushing goose decoys, flocking tails and heads, flocked tails and heads on old silo goose decoys, brushed the blind (twice cause the cows liked the brush) breaking out the ducks tonight to check weights and lines...
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    VV N133

    Just recieved an 8# can of VV N133 from a close friend (his daughter found in some old stash her husband had still unopened) , we had discussed reloading several times over the years and he grabbed it for me before she got rid of it. No longer the case where I have a .223 to load for as I have...
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    FS Shimano 300 Reels

    I have one 300DSV I upgraded the bushing to a bearing on the drive shaft. It is used but in 10/10 operational, 9/10 cosmetic with normal wear/minor boat rash. $140 shipped. and a BNIB 300E I would like to get $180 shipped. Buy them both for $300 shipped. Pretty firm on prices and not looking...
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    FS BNIB Portawattz 1000 Power Inverter

    I have had this in my garage for quite a while, was going to use it for camping and ended up going a different route. Found online for $180-220, but will let it go for $110. Box has seen better days and is weathered, ut the unit has never been pulled from the box or used...
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    Hit Area 7 today

    Went out for a few hours while the pots soaked in Deception. Hooked up 8 times, but they were all dogfish.........pulling gear no bait. Saw one net fly and it was a fairly nice fish.
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    Lowrance Xducer and Power Cord

    I have an extra Dual Frequency HST-WSBL 83/200 and Power Cord PC-26BL, both are Blue connector. I don't have the mount for the transducer since this one was on my trolling motor and I reused the mount for the new transducer when I upgraded to a Airmar on the back and moved the back ducer to the...
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    Lowrance Transducer and Power Cord

    I have an extra Dual Frequency HST-WSBL 83/200 and Power Cord PC-26BL, both are Blue connector. I don't have the mount for the transducer since this one was on my trolling motor and I reused the mount for the new transducer when I upgraded to a Airmar on the back and moved the back ducer to the...
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    Good Luck!!!

    Guys, just wanted to say good luck to those going out to tackle the Anacortes Derby this weekend. Weather looks like it will be awesome for you all. Not gonna fish it this year, but I am taking the boat down to Longview next friday to Superior Design and get a top built for it. Had the boat for...
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    BNIB Curado 300E

    I would like to trade for a nice scope for my 700 BDL 22-250. Already has Burris Bases and Rings, but inexpensive scope. I need glass to enhance the already great set up and this reel has never had line on it. Chad
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    FT BNIB Curado 300E

    I would like to trade for a nice scope for my 700 BDL 22-250. Already has Burris Bases and Rings, but inexpensive scope. I need glass to enhance the already great set up and this reel has never had line on it. Chad
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    FT BNIB Curado 300E

    Like the post says, it is brand new in box, never had line on it I would like to trade for a nice scope for my BDL 22-250. I already have nice Burris Rings and Bases, just want to add a nice scope. Let me know what you have via PM or on here. Thanks, Chad
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    Deployment get away

    being deployed during the fishing season back home makes for some pretty boring times, what better thing to do than book a charter and get some fishing in on the off time. Got together 13 of us and started making phone calls, last minute I will add. Got ahold of Jody (not sure if it is spelled...
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    FS Lwrance 332C

    I have one with a brand new power cord, GPS puck and mount, 200MHZ Transducer and brand new stainless mount, extra 25 ft extension cord for the GPS puck and one T. Unit worked great when removed, took it off last year when I got an HDS 8. Now I have 2 HDS 8's and don't need this one. Looking to...
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    Crankbait Colors?

    You guys hitting the SW Bass, what are your favorite DD22/6XD colors? I am planning on custom painting a bunch of my crankbaits and would like some ideas on colors that are effective down south. I have purchased a bunch of DD22's and 6XD's and plan on going custom on them with an airbrush...
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    WTT my NIB Curado 300E's (2)

    Like the caption says, I have 2 brand new in the box Curado 300E's and really rather have Revo Toro 50's or 60's. Reels need to be in like condition. Let me know what you have. Chad
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    School of "Hot Perch" Custom

    Painted these up for my dads favorite SMB spots.
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    MA 7 7/10

    First salmon trip since getting home from deployment. Wanted to get out and run the new HDS 8 I picked up from Lugger friday, Thanks Buddy!!!. Wasn't in a big hurry to get up and run out so we got a little later start. Rigged up with the jim's Break-a-ways and Coho Killer and needlefish...
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    RCLB rod blank ?'S

    OK, so this Deployment is winding down:lux: and it is time to order some blanks and components to build a few Sturgeon Rods when I get there. I have narrowed it down to the Batson RCLB series and they will be spiral wrapped with XN guides. Which blank should I go with.....80Xl or 80L? I use...
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    I made it to Iraq

    Well I am here and all the rod blanks made it in one piece, except the 2 piece rods of course. Once everything gets settled I will begin the process of setting up classes and start teaching and learning!!!!! Chad
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    Ordering cork now

    So, I have now built my deployment blanks up to a total of 14 blanks and will begin the process of ordering the cork for the handles today. I am making a trip back over to Utmost so I can pick up a bunch more blanks and some misc threads and guides ect...I even went to Joannes Fabric and picked...
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    Am I ready??

    For six months of rod building "Over There"....if you know what I mean.:eyepoppin I have five rod blanks so far, thread, epoxy, rod jig, dryer, color preserver, guides (need more though), cork, and handles that I picked up over at Utmost a couple weeks ago. What else might I need to throw in so...
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    WTT (2) St. Croix Bass Blanks

    I have 2 St. Croix SCIV or V rod blanks for bass fishing. One is 6' Medium Fast one 6'6" Medium Fast action that I would like to trade locally for a couple 8'6"-9' 2 piece salmon/steelhead blanks. The blanks I have are pre Legend Elite series so they are Black/ Dark grey color and not painted...
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    Evening Possesion 8/15

    Left Everett Ramp at 1230, lines in the water from about 1300-1800. Got hammered on the 603 tomic 4" but didn't stick or pop the rigger. One dog on Coyote spoon white lightning, rockfish on the plug. Fished all over the bait everwhere from 90-200ft. The one good bite that didn't stick was wire...
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    Fishing Rod

    Flying into San Diego in the afternoon tomorrow to hang out with a fellow Navy buddy (Master-At-Arms Senior Chief) for the weekend. Plan is to go fishing saturday and teach him some fishing techniques since he is pretty new to fishing San Diego. We will be putting in at Shelter Island and...
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    Acid Wrap 2 piece ?'s

    Acid wrap on a 2 piece downrigger rod? I am going to build a set of 4 Downrigger rods when I return from deployment next spring (gonna save and buy the best stuff I can) and think the way to go is Acid Wrap due to the amount of bend I will be exerting on the blank with a 12-15# DR Ball. 1. How...
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    COMING TO CALI!!!

    I will be coming down to Cali next friday. Gonna fly in for a Navy Manpower study for my command up here, decided to take a couple days leave on the left side so I can get down to see a buddy I was on IA Deployment with a couple years ago. We are gonna try to get out fishing on Saturday, should...
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    Major Project!!!

    Was over at a farmer firends house last night looking for some old scrap copper water pipe to pour some more pipe jigs and ran across a very disturbing sight. On his porch was probably 40 old fishing rods in various stages of repair, not because he was fixing them but because he has had them out...
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    Sealine X-40HV

    Spent a few hours this weekend going through (3) X-40's I picked up off the classifieds. I completely stripped them down to the frames and serviced the bearings and greased everything. First one took about 2 hours, then it was progressively less from there. Last one I got completely degreased...
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    Halibut Rods

    Just picked up a couple rods off another site to put with the sealine X40's I bought on here. I only wish I was gonna have more than 4 fishing days for halibut this year (if the season works out), oh well at least there's next year.
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    Fin Nor Ahab Spinning reels $99.99

    Not sure how good these are but for you guys looking for them thay are on clearance for $99.99 at Cabelas. Just passing this on to you guys. Chad Cabela's -- Fin-Nor Ahab Spinning Reel
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    Lowrance HDS

    Please keep posting on the water shots with explanations of what your seeing. Trying to sell the wife on getting one and need more proof that we HAVE to HAVE it. Thanks, Chad
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    Anybody use downriggers?

    There is a good chance with the program I applied for that I could end up back in SD after transferring from there 10 years or so ago. I have an Alumacraft Navigator 185 Sport set up for Salmon/Ling and Halibut up here, basically a walleye rig with an ETEC 150 and 9.9 kicker with a Minnkota...
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    Gudebrod size E

    I found some of this size but cannot find it on the website. Is this a discontinued size? I thought about picking it up for some verticle jig stick under guide wraps, is this a good idea or just let it go. Thanks, Chad
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    MONSTER KING

    I went to Coronet Bay to fish pinks yesterday around 1pm and when I was getting the boat ready a guy was checking a HUGE king. I think they said it was 61#. I will tell you it was the biggest salmon I have ever seen in person!!!! They mentioned Eagle Point and Cattle Point, but I didnt get a...
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    Get off my chest!!

    First off I am pretty new to this site, but not new to fishing. I am 40 years old and have been fishing for as long as I can remember, mostly freshwater for Bass, Sturgeon ect....Being in the Navy the last 21 years I have been afforded the opportunity to fish many different places and have...