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  1. mattCraig

    Fishing in May

    Road Trippin’ from San Diego to Gonzaga and back in early to mid May.... We plan on camping more than not, any info on lakes or rivers to camp on to increase my chance of catching dinner? I don’t know how to flyfish but I plan on bringing a small spinning set up and throwing jigs! What jigs...
  2. mattCraig

    For Sale Shimano Trinidad 16 TN16a

    Selling my like new used twice TN16A. Filled with 420+ yards of 65# Mex Cuatro in Hi-Vis yellow. Has box, clamp, and accessories/tools. $400 Shipped. Located in North County
  3. mattCraig

    For Sale For Trade Only— Avet JX Raptor (Like New)

    WTT; (Not For Sale) my used one time Avet JX Raptor in Green. Used one time Caught nothing, hasn’t been tested!!! Loaded with 400 yards of 80# Max Cuatro in Hi-Vis Yellow, includes Avet box, Avet clamp, and Avet reel Cover. Basically a BNIB reel. No boat rash of anykind. WTT for BNIB or like...
  4. mattCraig

    Terez XXH

    TZCX66XXHBLK Is this a good rod fit for a 100# set up for these Biggens of Chunas?
  5. mattCraig

    Calstar Blacked Out Business Stick

    Just finished wrapping a Calstar BT270-8h Cut down to 7’10” off the bottom, loaded with Alps guides and reel seat, Bitchin’ split grip. Pristine! And For Sale! https://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/f-s-custom-calstar-bt270-8h-fully-mod’-daiwa-sealine-x20sha.677273/
  6. mattCraig

    For Sale Or Trade Black’d Out Calstar 270-8H

    For Sale:Custom Wrapped Calstar BT270-8h; Cut down 2” of the bottom to 7’10”. Brand New used for one Bonie. Blacked out everything on the rod. Unique split grip design. Alps guides and reel seat. Great 25# bait stick and or light jig set-up. Minor minor boat rash if any. Finished getting wrapped...
  7. mattCraig

    king Advice

    A buddy and I from San Diego are interested in getting up north this year and into some King Salmon. What do we need to know, and when do we want to come? what are the limits and normal size of these Kings? Do kings bite the jig? is there a typical time when its wide open and they hit the jig...
  8. mattCraig

    Looking for King Advice

    A buddy and I from San Diego are interested in getting up north this year and into some King Salmon. What do we need to know, and when do we want to come? what are the limits and normal size of these Kings? Do kings bite the jig? is there a typical time when its wide open and they hit the jig...
  9. mattCraig

    Honolulu this week

    Arriving to the island for a week, how’s the fishing been? Off shore and bottom critters.... love to get on the water for atleast a day, who should I seek out?
  10. mattCraig

    Floro to Hollow Core

    My Tranx is filled with 60# hollow core braid, instead of trying to splice in floro all the time, can I just tie normal connection knots or will I have problems?
  11. mattCraig

    Tranx 500...FAIL!!!

    I was down in San Quintin B.C., this past week fishing for three days. YFT and Yellows all over, I casted a Tady A2 three times in a row and landed 18-22# YFTs back to back to back. On my very next cast, my trigger on my Tranx 500 engaged itself with my Tady in midair... the loudest, ugliest...
  12. mattCraig

    October Island trip

    Hey guys, I'm headed to Oahu and the Big Island in October from San Diego... how's the bite in October, are any big fish around that time of year? I'm trying to fish at last once on each island. Any recommendations on who to go out with, and what type of fishing I should be looking into that...
  13. mattCraig

    Islands in October

    Hey guys, I'm headed to Oahu and the Big Island in October from San Diego... how's the bite in October, are any big fish around that time of year? I'm trying to fish at last once on each island. Any recommendations on who to go out with, and what type of fishing I should be looking into that...
  14. mattCraig

    Monday 6/26

    It's my Birthday and I got the day off work... anyone going out to hunt that needs a hand?
  15. mattCraig

    Sustain 5000...

    Can anyone help me out and let me know if Shimano released a new Sustain this year and if so are their any pics floating around?
  16. mattCraig

    July/August SQ Trip Planning

    Hey guys, trying to plan my first trip down to SQ in late July or early August wth 2 maybe 3 other experienced fishing buddies. We plan on driving down from San Diego and fishing 3 days. What's should we expect that time of the year? Who should we use for panga services? Where should we stay...
  17. mattCraig

    20ft 140hp Mercruiser C.C. Starcraft "El Niño Special" - $7900 (OBO)

    20ft aluminum Starcraft with low hours on a very clean 1989 3.0 mercruiser 140hp. Boat is set up for fishing with brand new lowrance fish finder. Fresh water or saltwater ready. Can go over 100miles on the 24gallons of fuel capacity. Can get to any off shore spot or island in sight! Coranados...