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  1. tunakillerjoe1

    Does anyone have more info on Diver run over at the 312?

    Message in the inshore reports for San Diego. Diver run over and killed by boat at the 312. Does anyone know what happened? How tragic-condolences...
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    Is it illegal in Calif to spear a swordfish?

    So in another forum, someone stated it is illegal to spear a swordfish, (with a speargun), as commercial guys spear them out a boat legally. I have never heard of this being illegal, and will do some research on this. Any ides if this is true? One would be in great danger by doing this, as they...
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    No one blasting these slug BFT?

    Just wondering if anyone is shooting the jumbo BFT gracing our waters lately? Pm me if you wish to remain secret. Go get em'!
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    Dolphin type fin on outboards-any good?

    Hey, I have a 40 Hp 4 stroke outboard on my 15' valco westcoaster. I was thinking of adding one of those fin/dolphin foils to my setup. Any reccomendations, and info on what gains I can expect? Do I have to drill, or are there ones that bolt on and work. Also, what about a stainless blade...
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    End of Lobster season 2019 2020 There is still time for 1 more session!

    Today I buttoned down and stored all the traps and re-washed the boat. (In the rain again!), it has been a remarkable year for my first year hooping. I learned a ton, with help from BD friends (shout out to all who helped-Doghouse26, Rodrage, Madrugador, Billy L., Flomar), Every little bit of...
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    Thick rain hooping Friday the 13th

    Went out in Sd bay regardless of the weather, poured heavy for a few hours! First drop at 6 PM, nada the first 1.5 hour soak. Went 0, 2, 2, 3, and 0 for the night. Got 3 in 1 pull, carpet bombed the area for a Large Morey eel and a short. Weird, getting a three and then none, but it was at an...
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    Just one bug last night, but got the skunk off!

    Went out in SD bay last night around 3 pm, 4 sets, first one at 4:15 Pm, one around the point in the ocean, south of the reserve. Great weather, turned up the tunes and enjoyed it, 59 degree water, incoming tide which turned around about 8pm. Some smelt mixed in with the bait? Maybe 15 (Barely)...
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    Light sticks- do they attract or not?

    I know this has been gone over in years past in BD, but why not ask? I saw these small glow sticks at party city, and thought about stuffing one in the bait cages. Anyone tried these? I know, the enemy of good is better! I thought in dirty water...maybe?
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    Ideas on how to improve my hooping success

    Ok, This is my first year hooping, I have been diving 50 years, grabbed a bunch of bugs. Hooping has been hit or miss! SD bay, I have easy limited, (early in the season), and been skunked the last 2 times. I use fresh dinos, cut, in PVC tubes, sometimes with sardine lube or cat food. Depth...
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    9 mile- 302 on a snotty day

    Bad south wind, out of Pt.Loma, went into the $hit south, took a pounding. Got to the lower 9, found a huge school of porps, tail slapping, working SE. Big whales jumping completely out of the water friggen nuts! Got 1 nice YFT (20#+) on 20# # 2 on birds going off. Had 2 other pickups, for...
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    Quiet 9 mile

    Rolled up and down the 9 today, good bait, (mb), reasonable seas, no traffic, only metered 1 school at the north end, with some porpise.sounded like the 101-425 was working.Hit and miss on the radio. Is the 9 ever wfo? My cedar has some miles, no love yet! Ready for the killing to begin!
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    Deck paint-does anyone know specifically what this is?

    Looking at touching up my deck paint, any ideas what this is specifically? Generally? Need to touch up the edges, not the flats-Thanks in advance!
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    Sportie report-rare good behavior?

    Went out overnight on the Producer, ended up at the same spots as the rest of the fleet-302-226. Tried glow-in-the dark flatfalls from 2:30 am-4 am, no luck. Big Mako 300lb+ came thru attracted to the light. Caught 2 YFT 15+ to 20 lbs lbs on bait before 6 am, picked away for 5 YFT total. Handed...
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    Is the 9 mile inshore or offshore?

    Got an early start with a nice 1/2 scoop of smallish dinos from mb. Went to the upper 9to the border, trolled some porpises (mispelled) for nada. Why can you not see them on the sonar? 72.5, blue, flat, no patties. Had a big ass sub surface near me. One of the big ones, threw every jig i had...
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    Quiet on the 9 mile Wed

    66 degree water, flat, glassy, a few porps, a few patties loaded with bait, but no action. Trolled Rap magnums north/south for a couple of hours, not much happening! The patties looked ripe, ready for yellos and dorado! Had a hard time finding Macs at the mouth of MB channel, had to go to Point...
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    Open eye Siwash hooks-what gives?

    Hello, i mistakenly bought some open eye Siwash hooks. What is the deal with open eye style of hooks? Can't figure. Snelling? Thanks!
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    MMSI does not give GPS numbers to USCG-Help!

    I bought a Icom IC-M330G, GPS enabled radio and registered a MMSI number, which I entered in the radio. I tried to test the distress signal a couple of ways (NOT by pushing the Red button!), but using the DSC -Individual-routine-with the USCG MMSI number entered. (003669999) I was able to talk...
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    Almost the end of lobster, but...

    Went bug diving off Pt. Loma, 40 ft of water. Nice seas, no wind early, little current, vis was 20'+ Plenty of bugs around, most barely short, go figure! Got a couple of good legals. Plenty of sandies Calicos and sheepshead, bait, and it seemed real fishy. Did not see anything...
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    Kill bag zipper replace/repair?

    Both zipper pulls broke on my pelagic kill bag. Anyone know a place in San Diego who can do this fix? Anyone has a zipper replaced?
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    Late report Tuesday 1/29 182-181

    Left the thick fog with a healthy scoop of 4-6" dinos, the fog broke just off the point. Went to the 182 lookinng for rumors of chuna finding many large empty patties , no birds. Looked around towards the 181 with the water temp climbing from 61.5 to 62.5 inside. Jumped in on some...
  21. tunakillerjoe1

    Shelter Island ramp open!

    I looked at the SI ramp today on my weekly trip to West marine, and it looked open! One side of the dock was fenced off, but I saw a boat dropping in! Finally...tired of glorietta bay.