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  1. Randy V

    Where is Hardcor?

    I'm getting harsh attacks for asking a simple question about a good fisherman. Why is that?
  2. Randy V

    Where is HardCore?

    Bro, get it up! Miss your reports. You are the solid BDS member that has the real intel. Damn.
  3. Randy V

    Albacore reminiscence

    What's up with the star of BD these days? Miss him.
  4. Randy V

    Will Harcore Get a BlueFin This Year?

    I say maybe, if he goes now!
  5. Randy V

    Let's Talk Hook Up on New Radio Station

    Formerly for years on the Mighty 1090 am station Saturday and Sunday from 7 - 9 am has found a new home in the same time slot on FM 97.3 The Fan. Also still available streaming on www.letstalkhookup com edit - posted in wrong forum. Mods, please feel to move this important info.
  6. Randy V

    Cool Fish Cam

    Not bad for $250.
  7. Randy V

    My Report For the Holidays

    Happy to report that there are no fish outt here to caTch so I'll just post here to say Happy HOLIDazE!
  8. Randy V

    Sportfisher Capsize Off South Carlsbad Ponto Beach This Morning? 4/14

    I'm watching off my back patio and see an approx. 35 foot sportfisher with flybridge laying on its side, surrounded by smaller boats. I came back an hour or so later and it was upright and sitting at anchor. It's still there. Anyone have details?
  9. Randy V

    Rod Holder Outriggers

    Sold. Install in standard gunwale rod holders to provide a wider spread! Includes removable pin to accommodate both gimbal and smooth butt rods. $100 for the pair. PayPal as Gift, or pay fees. Prefer local hand off in north San Diego county. Can ship for actual shipping charges...
  10. Randy V

    FS: 28' Contessa Express

    The last of the great Bayliner boats - before they went to plastic interiors and had hull delamination problems! This is a single owner vessel, pampered since day one. Everything works!! Posting to CraigsList tomorrow - BDers are seeing this first. 1985 Bayliner Contessa -...
  11. Randy V

    Heavy Duty Taniguchi Rod Belt FS

    Brand new, never used. All steel and thick padding construction. Includes all clips, straps and harnesses. $50.00 OB PayPal as Gift or add fees. Local pickup in North County SD preferred, or ship to you for actual shipping costs plus $5.00 from 92024 Send me a PM.
  12. Randy V

    Big Bay Yachts?

    How about some pics and specs?
  13. Randy V


    1. I told my girlfriend she drew her eyebrows too high. She seemed surprised. 2. Two clowns are eating a cannibal. One turns to the other and says, "I think we got this joke wrong." 3. What's the difference between in-laws and outlaws? Outlaws are wanted. 4. I bought my friend an elephant for...
  14. Randy V


    Martha recently lost her husband. She had him cremated and brought his ashes home. Picking up the urn that he was in, she poured him out on the patio table. Then, while tracing her fingers in the ashes, she started talking to him.... "You know that dishwasher you promised me? I bought it with...
  15. Randy V

    4 Hours

    I've always wondered about these ads. You've seen all the commercials. But what really happens when you ask for help with an erection lasting more than 4 hours? I walked into a drug store and asked to talk to a male pharmacist. The woman I was speaking with said she was the only pharmacist...
  16. Randy V

    Congrats on 40 Years for Catalina Offshore Products

    Keep up the good work, lads!
  17. Randy V

    Lobster Season Closes Today

    Any plans to take one last whack at them?
  18. Randy V

    Best Price / Place to Buy Okuma Cortez CZ-C-701Ha rod?

    Looking to get an Okuma Cortez CZ-C-701Ha (BDer recommendation) rod to pair with my Okuma Andros 5iia spooled with 50# spectra. Thanks.
  19. Randy V

    Rod Paiting for Okuma Andros 5iia?

    This is the little 2-speed model, spooled with 40 pound spectra. Any suggestions on a good rod to match it with? Thanks.
  20. Randy V

    WTB: Lobster Hoop Net Bait Cage

    Plastic type. Only need one.
  21. Randy V

    Lobster Hoop Net Bait Cages?

    Awhile ago someone here was selling bait cages that got high recommendations. Anyone can point me to the seller? Thanks.
  22. Randy V


    Any reports for halibut being caught between Point Loma and La Jolla? Estimated water depth they are typically at this time of year? Thanks.
  23. Randy V

    Installing A Galvanic Isolator I recently had a 'hot dock' situation that I want to protect myself against going forward. The prices for galvanic isolators (GI) appears to vary widely. Any suggestions for a GI that works well for you? Ease/difficulty of...
  24. Randy V

    More Little Johnny...

    ...little johnny and his mom are going to see the lady neighbor's new baby ...johnny's mom says to johnny "the baby has a deformation. he was born without any ears. i want you to be on your best behavior, no jokes!!" ....johnnie says "sure mom" ....after pleasantries the lady neighbor says...
  25. Randy V

    Broken Cable Port on Furuno FCV-600L Sounder

    The plastic surround collar on the middle cable port located on the back of the unit has broken, making it difficult to seat the cable connector. Can I order a replacement connector and DIY or will this require sending the unit to Furuno for repair? Any leads on where to get Furuno parts? Any...
  26. Randy V

    Irish Accident !!!

    A farmer named Paddy had a car accident. He was hit by a truck owned by the Eversweet Company. In court, the Eversweet Company's hot-shot solicitor was questioning Paddy. 'Didn't you say to the police at the scene of the accident, 'I'm fine?' asked the solicitor; Paddy responded: 'Well, I'll...
  27. Randy V

    YFT at the 181 9/16

    They were out there, jumping all around us and the fleet but we couldn't get them to eat, despite massive chumming, flylined dines, flatfalls, or snipers. We saw a few hookups around us, but not many. It was a beautiful day with the seas looking like a lake, so that made the 3 hour run out...
  28. Randy V

    Fleet Has Moved Inside Today - SCI Closed or...?

    Nobody off south SCI this morning. Have the tuna moved inshore or is SCI closed?
  29. Randy V

    Fleet Has Moved Inside Today - SCI Closed or...?

    Nobody off south SCI this morning. Have the tuna moved inshore or is SCI closed?
  30. Randy V


    After getting all of Pope Francis's luggage loaded into the limo at the airport, (and he doesn't . . . travel light), the driver notices the Pope is still standing on the curb. “Excuse me, Your Holiness,” says the driver, “Would you please take your seat so we can leave?” “Well, to tell you...
  31. Randy V

    Lucky Dog

    Not sure what I what I thinking putting those two jokes in the Videos section. This one does belong here.
  32. Randy V

    Bargain Shopping

    William and Mildred decided to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a trip to Las Vegas. William went to the front desk to check them in while Mildred stayed with the car. As he was leaving the lobby, a young woman dressed in a very short skirt introduced herself as Candie. William...
  33. Randy V

    Moral of the Story

    The teacher gave her fifth grade class an assignment: Get their parents to tell them a story with a moral at the end of it. The next day, the kids came back and, one by one, began to tell their stories. There were all the regular types of stuff: Spilled milk and pennies saved. But then the...
  34. Randy V

    Carl, Drunk Again

  35. Randy V

    Vessel Operator Card Requirements Will Be Here Soon

    Start looking for those Coast Guard Auxiliary diplomas if you don't want to be forced to retake the course. From BD:
  36. Randy V

    My Okuma 2-speed Reel is Messed Up - What to Do?

    Bought it from a fellow BDer as in new condition (won't name any names at this point, except I call him Weasel) but turns out there seems to be a stripped gear inside. How do I get it repaired? Thanks.
  37. Randy V

    Any New BD Deals @ Catalina Offshore Products?

    Drop by sometime Tommy and share the love!
  38. Randy V

    Drowning Death Fishing Off Catalina Today

    Relative of a friend died today after being capsized by a rogue wave whilE fishing off Catalina. Will post news as it comes up.
  39. Randy V

    Why Carl is Always So Grumpy

    This explains it! LOL
  40. Randy V

    Slow Off La Jolla Sat. 3/26

    Took my nephew and his boy out for some local bottom action. Departed at 0800, back in the slip by 15:30. Large cured sardines at EB bait receiver in Quivera basin. Very conveniently located by my slip in Marina Village. With the end of lobster season it sure was nice to not have to dodge a...
  41. Randy V

    Halibut Now?

    Any intel on what depth the 'butts are located this week? Thanks.
  42. Randy V

    Grease Type for Steering Assembly?

    I have a standard cable steering system that has a zerk fitting for lubricating the pivot assembly on the outdrive. What type grease is typically used for this application? Thanks.
  43. Randy V

    Okuma Repair Service?

    I have a new 2-speed Okuma reel that seems to have a broken gear. How can I get it repaired by Okuma? Thanks.
  44. Randy V

    Lost the Anchor!

  45. Randy V

    Sunday Morning Sex -

    Upon hearing that her elderly grandfather had just passed away, Katie went straight to her grandparent's house to visit her 95 year-old grandmother and comfort her. When she asked how her grandfather had died, her grandmother replied, "He had a heart attack while we were making love on Sunday...
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  47. Randy V

    Strongest El Niño in 18 Years to Peak in Winter, Weaken In Spring, NOAA Says Looks like the real deal! The Latest Forecast for El Nino El Nino intensifying for winter and will finally end late spring, early summer. Meteorologist Bonnie Schneider explains. As expected, the current El...
  48. Randy V

    Helium Beer

  49. Randy V

    Cat Spinner

    Who doesn't like a good cat video! I predict this one will go viral! LOL
  50. Randy V

    Mola Mola - Can't Eat?

    I've never heard of mola mola being eaten. Is this because they taste like crap or is it another case of assumed crap, like bonito and barracuda? Are there regs against taking mola molas? I've never taken one, but was wondering about that.
  51. Randy V

    Veteran's Day

    A salute to all the veterans out there! Thank you for your service!
  52. Randy V

    BD Article on 'Real' VacMaster Vacuum Sealers

    I just watched the video located within this article: In it Ali demonstrates the VacMaster unit and directs folks to a website for more info. However the website is not operational. Just a heads up to the BD...
  53. Randy V

    Victory at Sea Conditions, But No Hoo Victory 10/29

    Skipped the bait and rigged the trollers. Left Mission Bay with a buddy at 0730 for a run straight out 6 miles, then turned south to the upper 9 mile. Washing machine conditions kept us to under 9 knots, so might as well put out the trolling spread the entire time. Running two black/purple...
  54. Randy V

    What Happened to Jig Strike (Glenn)?

    Looks like he hasn't been around for quite some time now. He used to be a Mod and posted quite frequently. We had echanged a few PMs awhile back.
  55. Randy V

    No Bait in Mission Bay?

    Just checked the E-bros website as planning to hit it tomorrow and it shows no ETA for replacement bait! Anyone have any intel on bait coming in to MB?
  56. Randy V

    Thunderboats on Mission Bay This Weekend!

    Who's going? Camping over the weekend on Fiesta Island is always a good time I imagine.
  57. Randy V

    Heading Out Thursday (tomorrow)

    With a buddy on my boat Kona Star. Plan is to run north west from Mission Bay. Give a shout on 16 or 72 - will share intel. Except for gayboyz like Blackholefish and the PCH child molester. LOL
  58. Randy V

    Docking a Big Boat

    He did well considering everything he was working against.
  59. Randy V

    Drone Catches Fish

    It's a start. LOL
  60. Randy V

    Deep Thoughts...

    .. When fish are in schools, they sometimes take debate. .. A thief who stole a calendar got twelve months. .. When the smog lifts in Los Angeles U.C.L.A. .. The batteries were given out free of charge. .. A dentist and a manicurist married. They fought tooth and nail. .. A will is a dead...
  61. Randy V

    Who Is the Stroke Dude?

    That had to be airlifted off a party boat tonight? Just saw video on the news. Hope you are OK man.
  62. Randy V

    Easy Installation Kill Switch Lanyard System?

    I've been considering one of these for some time but this recent incident has spurned me on to install one ASAP. Any recommendations on one that just replaces the existing ignition switch on my dash board? Thanks.
  63. Randy V

    Guess My Name - Fishing Super Star!

    This is the new fishing Pro show - say their name and win a fabulous prize! _____________________________________________________________________________________ I am a self confessed fishing fool. I have my mom mostly to thank for all this. I grew up at San Clemente Sport Fishing where my mom...
  64. Randy V

    Grunion Run Tonight

    Started 2 days ago, but tonight should be the best night of the 4-day run. What's your best beach for finding them consistently?
  65. Randy V

    Aussie Aligator Trick

    An Aussie drover walks into a bar with his pet crocodile by his side. He puts the crocodile up on the bar. He turns to the astonished patrons. 'I'll make you a deal. I'll open this crocodile's mouth and place my manhood inside. Then the croc will close his mouth for one minute. 'Then...
  66. Randy V

    Mistaken Identity

    A guy goes to the supermarket and notices an attractive woman waving at him. She says "Hello!" He's rather taken aback because he can't place where he knows her from. So he says, 'Do you know me?' To which she replies, "I think you're the father of one of my kids." Now his mind travels back...
  67. Randy V

    Master Chief

    A young Naval Officer was in a terrible car accident, but due to the heroics of the hospital staff the only permanent injury was the loss of one ear. Since he wasn’t physically impaired he remained in the military and eventually became an Admiral. However, during his career he was always...
  68. Randy V

    First Date

    A while back, when I was considerably younger, I picked up a lovely date at her parents' home. I'd scraped together some money to take her to a fancy restaurant. She ordered the most expensive items on the menu. Shrimp cocktail. Lobster Patron. Champagne. I asked her, "Does your mother feed you...
  69. Randy V

    Bob's scrotum

    The best story of the year doesn't give the proper praise and credit for this painful, but understandable story as told by a loving wife... The pastor asked if anyone in the congregation would like to express praise for answered prayers. Suzie Smith stood and walked to the podium. She said, "I...
  70. Randy V

    Grouper 1, Diver 0

  71. Randy V

    Grouper 1, Diver 0

  72. Randy V

    Political Joke

    Won't be posted here. LOL
  73. Randy V

    How to Clean YFT

    Very educational - get ready!
  74. Randy V

    RC EuroFighter!

  75. Randy V

    The Master Chief

    A young Naval Officer was in a terrible car accident, but due to the heroics of the hospital staff the only permanent injury was the loss of one ear. Since he wasn’t physically impaired he remained in the military and eventually became an Admiral. However, during his career he was always...
  76. Randy V

    Watch the Watch

    It was entertainment night at the senior citizens' center. After the community sing along led by Alice at the piano, it was time for the star of the show - Claude the Hypnotist! Claude explained that he was going to put the whole audience into a trance. "Yes, each and every one of you and all...
  77. Randy V

    Blackfish Goes Fishing

    Oldie but goodie. LOL
  78. Randy V

    Tasty Paddlefish!

    Apparently very good eating. BIGGEST FISH EVER CAUGHT IN MISSOURI The freshwater paddlefish is a relic left over from ancient times and fossils date it swimming the rivers long before the dinosaurs. Paddlefish are filter feeders eating zooplankton in deep pockets of the Mississippi River...
  79. Randy V

    Bad Mutherfocker

    Hardcore. Get it on:
  80. Randy V

    First Person Shooter Movie

    Oh yeah.
  81. Randy V

    Great Vessel at a Great Price

    Maybe already posted here somewhere. A Navy SWATH ship for only $180K, located in San Diego. I talked with the broker - engines fire and operate but the ship needs quite a bit of work to make it seaworthy. Local listing...
  82. Randy V

    Little Girl Commands Pack of Ravenous Pit Bulls

  83. Randy V

    Former Miami Dolphins Fullback Swam 9 Miles Back to Shore after Boating Accident Paying homage to the name of his old team, former Miami Dolphins fullback Rob Konrad swam a staggering nine miles back to shore after he fell off his boat during a fishing trip...
  84. Randy V

    Bottle of Merlot

    A man asked a waiter to take a bottle of Merlot to an unusually attractive woman sitting alone at a table in a cozy little restaurant. So the waiter took the Merlot to the woman and said, 'This is from the gentleman who is seated over there..'.... and indicated the sender with a nod of his...
  85. Randy V

    Tip Of The Month - January

    Big bait for big fish. Discuss.
  86. Randy V

    Merry Christmas to all the Solid BDers Out There!

    Best to you and yours. Look forward to sharing our offshore fishing adventures in 2015. Oh, and just an FYI - striped bass are not found offshore! LOL
  87. Randy V

    Any Specials for the Holidaze?

    How's it goin', TG? Busy?
  88. Randy V

    Trolled the 302 For Marlin

    Put out the Mean Joe Greens and a couple Mauraders looking for elvis jr. today. Water was nice but a bit on the cool side - warmest was 68.5 on a temp break. Ran past a couple big paddies without anything to go on it. Ended up taking a few bonito and a single YFT on the poppers. Made some...
  89. Randy V

    Recommendations for Handheld VHF Radio?

    I'm looking for a good used waterproof handheld VHF radio. Preferably with 6 or more watts output. Looking to spend around $100 or less. Any suggestions? Thanks.
  90. Randy V

    9/4: Short of the 302 - YFT Charged the Boat

    Headed out with a bud on my boat from Mission Bay, grabbed a nice scoop of dines from EB - most lived the whole day. Headed to the north 9 then started trolling towards the 302. Overcast and choppy made it difficult to spot paddies. Came across a Striper that was on the tuna, so slowed and...
  91. Randy V

    New Legislation Requires Boat Operators to Complete Boater Education Course

    Just received this update from BoatUS. I completed the Coast Guard course years ago as well as the Advanced Coastal Navigation course. Legislation is headed to the California Governor’s desk that will require boaters operating motorized vessels in the state to complete a boater education...
  92. Randy V

    On-Line Chart Showing Mexican Border and Fishing Spots?

    I can't seem to find a chart that shows the border delineation versus the known fishing areas. Any help? Thanks.
  93. Randy V

    Como Esta Usted Pescatores

    Just practicing my Mexican. LOL
  94. Randy V

    On-Line VHF Marine Radio Streaming Service?

    Is there a site that streams socal VHF marine radio transmissions? Would be a great resource to list in for where the fish are being caught. Thanks.
  95. Randy V

    Change Days to Date on Post Time Stamp?

    The new forums now show the post time stamp as 'Monday at 3:44 pm" for example. Any way to change that so it shows the date instead of the day?
  96. Randy V

    Tommy the TV Star

    Saw you on Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre Foods series on the Travel Channel last night. Some tasty offerings, especially the cod liver fois gras. How can I get a taste of that swordfish marrow? It sounds spectacular. I'll give you a kiss if that's what it takes. :evilimu:
  97. Randy V

    Is my Low IQ a Prerequisite for Being on BD?

    Gawd damn, I see so many uneducated hillbillies posting on this forum it is disgraceful. You all a bunncha inbred mouth breathers? Jayzus Mary! Rant over - let the troglodytes share their grunts!
  98. Randy V

    Funny Sort of Story

    My brother-in-law and his wife were out on their boat doing some whale watching last Sunday. They are avid golfers, so had set the DVR to record the Torrey Pines Open. When they got home later on, they were watching the recorded golf tournament and see that the TV blimp had shot their boat...
  99. Randy V

    Fresh Rock Scallops

    Tasty and put up less of a fight than lobsters! Limit of 10 makes a nice dinner.
  100. Randy V

    Red Shirt Fridays

    Red Shirt If the red shirt thing is new to you, read below how it went for a man... Last week, while traveling to Chicago on business, I noticed a Marine sergeant traveling with a folded flag, but did not put two and two together.... After we boarded our flight, I turned to the...
  101. Randy V

    Great Weather for a Fishing Tournament - Who's In?

    Just be careful and use good judgement! :2gunsfiring_v1:
  102. Randy V

    Origin of Girl Kissing Lobster Pic?

    Anyone know the origin of this photo:
  103. Randy V

    Why Was My Thread Closed!?

    LOL - I just love fuckin' with you guys. And here you think you've been fuckin' with me. Actually, I'm enjoying your humorous jabs at me. That sheep avatar was priceless, as well as the fat chick. Try not to take your mod job so seriously - less stress, brah. Show respect and you get...
  104. Randy V

    Kona Star Ultimate Tuna Club Sandwich

    THE KONA STAR ULTIMATE TUNA CLUB SANDWICH Ingredients (for 4): 4 fresh tuna steaks 1 cup Italian salad dressing (Bernstein's Wine Country or other premium type) 4 large hamburger buns or gourmet rolls 8 pineapple rings (canned) 8 slices bacon mixed greens or lettuce basil aioli (recipe...
  105. Randy V

    Saturday Night Squiding on the New Seaforth

    Myself and a couple buddies jumped on the twilight squid boat. It was a light load with only 18 on board. A 2 hour run out to the 9 mile bank dropoff and 3 hours of fishing resulted in just 3 squid for the boat. It's hit or miss on them these days. Despite the low counts, the ocean was...
  106. Randy V

    Any Luvar or Escolar?

    Do you get either of those in on a regular basis, Tommy? I prefer Luvar as it is not as impactful upon the digestive system as is Escolar.
  107. Randy V

    Missing Boaters Out of Oceanside

    Any speculation what could have happened to this unfortunate couple? OCEANSIDE: Search called off for missing boaters : North County Times - Californian I had posted this last week but see it is now gone. If it was deleted by a Mod or Admin, perhaps do me the courtesy of letting me know why.
  108. Randy V

    List of Sub-Forums?

    How do I see a list of all the sub-forums? On the main forum list I see this one But I don't see this one listed that I found by following a MOVED thread...