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  1. Joda

    UNITED COMPOSITES RGP REVIEW PART 1.. WOW!!!

    Thank you for the write up. From what I’m reading, you put them in order of power from light to heavy for just Rus and Rgp versions: US80 mega GP80 mega US80 monster US80 Terminator *GP80 monster US76 Predator US80 Predator GP80 Predator GP76 Predator GP80 terminator * my guess where...
  2. Joda

    For Sale Okuma, Shimano Tw, tranx 400

    thanks John! Great seller!
  3. Joda

    Do I need a 30lb live bait setup?

    I’ve been looking for a 30# from the UC line for a while. Got the US80 mega, felt it was for 25#. Got the US80 Monster, felt it was for 40#. Got the RCE800 Monster, good rod but more for jigs. ( didn’t try tilefish jr, I wanted 8’) Then they came out with GP line! the UC RGP80 Mega 20-50 is my...
  4. Joda

    Daiwa Proteus Inshore 8'6"MH

    i'll go check it out, the scti 8'6xh just came in, i'll do a side by side comparison when I get the proteus 86
  5. Joda

    Daiwa Proteus Inshore 8'6"MH

    where did you get the rod? I'm in san Gabriel valley too.
  6. Joda

    SOLD Daiwa casting rod in mint condition

    pm sent on m1, I live close to db
  7. Joda

    Daiwa Proteus Inshore 8'6"MH

    Proteus In shore or Proteus boat rod?
  8. Joda

    Daiwa Proteus Inshore 8'6"MH

    I plan to throw surface iron or light jigs with it. I am debating this 8.5 proteus or UC 8.5 mega or 8.5 phantom. I have a proteus boat rod 20-50 7’6 in the past, solid rod but fast, I haven’t held the Proteus in shore yet. Have tranx400hg and new Lexa LX400HD on the way, will pair Lexa if...
  9. Joda

    Daiwa Proteus Inshore 8'6"MH

    hi, has anyone tried this rod? the 8'6 inshore trigger handle? considering this or the SCT-i8'6. Thanks, PRIN86MHXB MH XF 8'6" 1 40-80 BRAID 1-6 11
  10. Joda

    WTB Proteus Inshore 8'6MH

    hi, does anyone have this rod for sale? PRIN86MHXB MH XF 8'6" 1 40-80 BRAID 1-6 11
  11. Joda

    Prayer request 02-01-20

    my father went through this when I was 16, I will be praying for you and your wife.
  12. Joda

    WTB Okuma SCTi861xh

    Hi all looking for this rod, please pm me, can pick up in LA or OC county. I know shipping is crazy for rod this length. thanks!
  13. Joda

    MAKAIRA 15T

    I put about 400 yards of Saltiga boat braid 80#, still has room.
  14. Joda

    Lexa 400HD or Tranx 400HG

    the new Lexa is taller and less wide, is that the reason for the better feel?
  15. Joda

    Lexa 400HD or Tranx 400HG

    Anyone tried the new Lexa and have a review? Sold my old lexa HD and was going to get tranx400hg then came across this thread.
  16. Joda

    UC Terminator, Predator 80 or Tilefish 80?

    hi dan Torque 12 is star drag? i have a talica 12ii and saltiga 40a. Which would be better for the 8’ term?
  17. Joda

    UC Terminator, Predator 80 or Tilefish 80?

    Hi kingsize, If you use term 8’ for 40, where would US80 Monster go? what reel do you have on the terminator? Thanks,
  18. Joda

    For Sale Boat was stolen and found stripped

    https://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/evinrude-lower-unit-gear-case.736805/ just saw this.
  19. Joda

    All New Website Bugs and Crying Go Here

    I can see it on my phone but not on desktop using IE.
  20. Joda

    WTB trout spinning setup

    I think a 7' rod is good in between. price can go from $100-$300
  21. Joda

    WTB trout spinning setup

    hi all, Looking to try some trout this winter, want to get a spinning set up for trout. Looking for a decent setup that i can use for longer time. 2 piece rods preferred. please pm me. pick up near san Gabriel valley. thanks!
  22. Joda

    SOLD Makaira 10II SEA in gunmetal $380

    Would you consider trade for Mak15?
  23. Joda

    Reel advice

    there's a replacement for the Andros coming early 2020, maybe that will be your solution.
  24. Joda

    Reel advice

    Okuma Andros 5Naii
  25. Joda

    Kite policy on sport boat

    how do they split the TORO portion?
  26. Joda

    Rod line rating difference between mono and braid - why?

    the new shimano terez doesn't even have mono rating anymore. very annoying.
  27. Joda

    2019 new Terez rods

    bump
  28. Joda

    80 PREDATOR

    Sold?
  29. Joda

    SOLD Railrod for Makaira15T

    80-130 rod for this reel? Interesting
  30. Joda

    SOLD Railrod for Makaira15T

    what did you get in the end?
  31. Joda

    For Sale Okuma Mak 20 sea pending

    the new gun smoke color or gunmetal?
  32. Joda

    Need a New Kite Reel?

    Any updates? Real or not?
  33. Joda

    Big Girls 9/13

    :eek2:wow the size of those!
  34. Joda

    Reel and braid information

    Didn’t you put maxcuatro on previously?
  35. Joda

    Opah On The AA!!!!

    That’s amazing!!! Fish of a lifetime!
  36. Joda

    SOLD Railrod for Makaira15T

    Same I’m pairing my 15t on 80 raptor. I like to hear some reviews from the people who pairs it with 76 Predator. You can try Okuma pch xxh 40-100 with this reel too.
  37. Joda

    SOLD Makaira 10II new

    Would you trade for a mint mak15?
  38. Joda

    Japanese Seaguar Kureha Fluorocarbon

    Some stores in San Gabriel valley in LA carry it. If you order online it takes much longer to arrive as they ship from Japan. They run similar # as diameter on blue. The label in back doesn’t seem too accurate either.
  39. Joda

    1.5 day BFT gear question

    What did you end up pairing with that reel?
  40. Joda

    United Composites Elite Series

    I only have Mega, the US version and tried the RCE version too. I don’t think it’s a 30# rod, I use it for 25. I use RCE monster as 30#.
  41. Joda

    Vagabond Bluefin...another lesson learned

    That’s an awesome write up! Lesson learned!
  42. Joda

    SOLD Custom United Composite Viper 7'6"

    How’s the weight of the rod compare to factory?
  43. Joda

    WTB Daiwa saltiga 20/30

    hi Looking for saltiga 20 or 30, newer or older generations. Please pm me. Thanks!!
  44. Joda

    For Sale Rods for sale, phenix, calstar

    Last one, phd869 left, it’s in better shape than 7/10, i grade hard.
  45. Joda

    WTB Daiwa Saltiga 30

    Hi, Looking for the older generation Saltiga 30 in good condition. Please pm me. Thanks!!
  46. Joda

    2019 new Terez rods

    Anyone?
  47. Joda

    For Sale Rods for sale, phenix, calstar

    price dropped, just need to clear my rack so I can buy more rods.
  48. Joda

    For Sale Rods for sale, phenix, calstar

    Lots of interest only 1 committed. Bump
  49. Joda

    2019 new Terez rods

    Hi all Anyone had the chance to pull on the new 2019 Shimano Terez? Both conventional and Rail rods? Looks light, thin and rated for braid. Anyone? Thanks,
  50. Joda

    For Sale Rods for sale, phenix, calstar

    Hi Bders, I need to clear out my garage a bit. will upload pictures tonight. Rods for sale: 1.) Custom Calstar GFX800m (X for jigs), trigger, 9.5/10 condition, SOLD thanks John 2.) Factory Calstar GF700h, 9.5/10 condition (used once), SOLD, thanks James. 3.) Phenix phd869xh, 7/10 condition...
  51. Joda

    WTB Lighter rods for kids

    looking for a lighter rod for kids to use, something not too fast action. Phenix bd 700m or other suggestions? Light in weight is key.
  52. Joda

    Coronado 8-4-19

    Yes we saw Grande and San Diego on the north side of the island. Seals were insane that day, we had to leave the area many times to ditch them. We pulled in those YTs on heavy line and fast to avoid the seals, if we were on live bait setups, I think the casualty would be much higher.
  53. Joda

    Coronado 8-4-19

    they were hungry, eating everything we had.
  54. Joda

    Coronado 8-4-19

    After many reports from fellow BDers and received many advice from you all, our private boating adventure finally paid off on Sunday 8/4. Launched around 8am and headed down to Coronado Islands, many reports and dockmaster telling us not many are heading to the island and most are going...
  55. Joda

    Good deals for lexa HD

    I just order one WINN version too, I didn't know the internals were the old grey ones not the new blue/yellow ones?!
  56. Joda

    WTB Phenix 700m

    looking for a lighter rod for kids to use, something not too fast action. Phenix 700m or other suggestions? Please pm me. Thanks!
  57. Joda

    New Boat, No Name Yet

    great reading, following your adventure. As I keep reading your stories, I opened another window and purchased those amazon products too. :jig:yozuri otw.
  58. Joda

    Best price for Seaguar Floro Premier?

    hi Ed, I use the Kureha Seaguar Flourocarbon, they cost less and you get a larger spool. #6-#14 for different pound (#6 is 20 or 25#, #14 is 50#). I don't know how they compare to Seaguar Premier but I haven't had issues with it.
  59. Joda

    7/19 catalina

    Thanks for the report! Going out tomorrow and this is helpful!
  60. Joda

    SOLD Sold

    makaira 30?
  61. Joda

    Rig Suggestions for 2.5 day

    can you show me a picture of this TA clip connection? thanks !
  62. Joda

    SOLD 3 Blackhole Challenger 801H $200 per rod

    lol great deal, that was fast.
  63. Joda

    SOLD 3 Blackhole Challenger 801H $200 per rod

    if you come up near OC or LA, let me know. thanks!
  64. Joda

    WTB Large hooks for poppers

    Hi all, I have 6-7 poppers, dorado sliders that need to rig up with large single hooks. Looking for 15 or so single hooks. Thanks,
  65. Joda

    5olb. SURFACE IRON COMBO

    debating 9' wahoo or 9' del mar, on site, both throws 1-8 oz lure. Can I get some insights on these 2 rods? thanks!
  66. Joda

    7/7/19 First popper fish madness (video)

    Awesome, thanks for the video!
  67. Joda

    The Ultimate 40 pound stick UC US 80 Terminator

    Terminator is not a 30# rod... it feels 50#.
  68. Joda

    The Ultimate 40 pound stick UC US 80 Terminator

    I just got mine 2 weeks ago, haven’t had a chance to use it but the initial feeling is same. I have the Us76 predator too and it seem stiffer and thicker towards the bottom than the predator. (Maybe cuz of 8’). Both are factory. The Us80 monster I have is much lighter but it’s custom.
  69. Joda

    Music on deck

    question about loud music on private boats, does it affect the fishing? thanks,
  70. Joda

    15T Silver VS. Gunmetal ***pics***

    That new gunmetal is :appl::appl:
  71. Joda

    Daiwa Proteus rod questions

    Anyone know if they will make a xxxh model?
  72. Joda

    15T Silver VS. Gunmetal ***pics***

    how come this gunmetal looks much better than the other ones? the others have a greenish tint.
  73. Joda

    AZTEC - Overnight 6/15

    thanks for the detailed and entertaining report!
  74. Joda

    New okuma pch railrods

    thanks for the info, I picked up a 740xxxh a month ago for 100#, I guess i'll need to test it like you to be sure. thanks,
  75. Joda

    Catalina yellowfail 6/16

    If slow trolling for yellows, how far from island should I be trolling? Does depth come into play?
  76. Joda

    The Ultimate 40 pound stick UC US 80 Terminator

    Curious to why you choose 15t to go with this rod? Thanks
  77. Joda

    WTB Saltiga 35 or 40 or Trinidad 20

    Hi looking for new style Saltiga 35/40 or Trinidad 20 Please pm me, thanks!!
  78. Joda

    WTB 40# reel

    hi Looking for a 40# reel to go with UC 8’ terminator. Already have tranx. Prefer Trinidad, talica, Saltiga, or Tesoro (10 or 12?). Please pm me. Thanks!
  79. Joda

    Pacific Voyager 6/1 to 6/3

    any picture of how this coltsniper is rigged?
  80. Joda

    WTB 80lb reel

    Hi, Looking for a 80# reel, prefer Mak16 or Talica20/25. Please pm me if you have one for sale. Thanks,
  81. Joda

    Pacific Dawn 5/24-25

    nice, I grew up in walnut too since 88-98 then move back again in 2010. keep in touch!
  82. Joda

    Pacific Dawn 5/24-25

    that's amazing for her to land a fish almost her size! I'm sure that moment is something you'll never forget. I hope I get a chance to do that with my boys. way to go dad!
  83. Joda

    SOLD OKUMA Makaira reels

    hi leonard, pm you , please let me know if I got a shot at the mak20. thanks!
  84. Joda

    SOLD OKUMA Makaira reels

    pm sent for the mak!
  85. Joda

    UC Raptor vs Predator

    Thanks Bill! I was thinking since I have Predator 76 as well that I should skip the Raptor thus my question to what people use these rods for. So it seems like predator works as 50# and Raptor as 60# for you. I was planning to use my predator as 60#. Thanks for sharing your experience.
  86. Joda

    UC Raptor vs Predator

    Any more on the raptor vs predator? :)
  87. Joda

    SOLD Shimano Talica 16II and Terez Rod 66H $700.00

    Would you part the set? Interested in talica
  88. Joda

    UC Raptor vs Predator

    Probably live bait. What are you using the raptor for vs predator? I would use heavier like viper if I’m fishing flatfalls.
  89. Joda

    UC Raptor vs Predator

    similar line ratings. Anyone with experience with these two rods can comment on difference of these rods? Applications, feel, etc. Thanks!!
  90. Joda

    WTB Blue Makaira SEA will buy ASAP

    if you dont mind me asking, what rod are you pairing those blue maks on? seems like you have a very nice setup in mind. thanks,
  91. Joda

    What makes UC rods so special

    can someone help explain the rating of RUS vs US? Why are the blank ratings so different from their rods? for example, RUS76 Predator is 50-80 rod but 76 blank is 30-50 while the 80 blank is 40-80... THANKS!
  92. Joda

    Proteus vs pch

    I used the proteus 7’xxh last year with Mak 20, handles <100# bft fine. Felt under powered against 150+. I got a PCH74xxxh 80-130 because the proteus doesn’t make a higher rating. Will test the pCH soon, the components are really nice on it.
  93. Joda

    What makes UC rods so special

    yes I saw the blank at 25-40 but the rods are in 7'6" only...I want a 8'.
  94. Joda

    What makes UC rods so special

    I use my monster for 40#... just feel like there's a gap at 30#.
  95. Joda

    What makes UC rods so special

    it seems like a lot of the popular UC rods are 40#+, what would you recommend for a 30# rod? I have a UC Mega US80 but I feel that's not heavy enough for 30#. thanks!
  96. Joda

    Cory update Thursday

    Best of luck to you Cory! thank you for all your advice to me and hope to get to fish with you soon!
  97. Joda

    Best way to clean reels?

    can't find it here in US...
  98. Joda

    Best way to clean reels?

    hi pete, I tried looking online for CRC gel, so many selection, can you tell me which specifically? thanks!
  99. Joda

    BFT on vertical Jigs?

    going to your house for sashimi now! great job !
  100. Joda

    SOLD BAG SOLD

    I guess I wasn't clear. I should have said "Are you willing to ship now?" If you are willing to ship, I will take it and pay for shipping. You bumped a few times, just checking if your stance has changed. thanks,
  101. Joda

    SOLD BAG SOLD

    Are you willing to ship?
  102. Joda

    89 and counting...

    I saw you guys again on the way back in the afternoon, we were just fishing the breaker wall for calicos. Looks like lots of pissed off looking guys lol.
  103. Joda

    89 and counting...

    Was it the Friday trip? I saw you guys at Catalina, that was the most packed I’ve ever seen any sportsboat! Crazy for rockfish already and not sure how Yellows are gonna work....
  104. Joda

    WTB 5'-6' gaff

    where are you located?
  105. Joda

    Native Sun 5/8 Yellowfins?

    will sign up, just started private boating so please excuse my questions!
  106. Joda

    Native Sun 5/8 Yellowfins?

    hi Dan, i'll be out there tomorrow morning. good luck to you too!
  107. Joda

    WTB 5-6' Gaff

    hi looking for a 5-6' gaff, nothing fancy, can pick up in San Gabriel Valley or east to Ontario area. thanks,
  108. Joda

    WTB 5'-6' gaff

    hi, looking for a 5-6' gaff, can pick up in san Gabriel valley area. thanks,
  109. Joda

    Bluefin Report.......and what I've been up to...(Picture Heavy!)

    amazing journey, hope to get to fish with you soon!
  110. Joda

    Native Sun 5/8 Yellowfins?

    Any more updates? This thread got buried by the 2010 posts from 2am....
  111. Joda

    Native Sun 5/8 Yellowfins?

    Wonder if it’s Front or back of cat?
  112. Joda

    Native Sun 5/8 Yellowfins?

    Maybe a typo but 3/4 day Native Sun got 92 Yellowfins? It might just be Yellowtails but still amazing. Anyone know where they were fishing or if any one has a report from the boat? thanks!!
  113. Joda

    Makaira 20II Sea Line Suggestions for Bluefin

    which reel are you putting on the 2XH?
  114. Joda

    Makaira 20II Sea Line Suggestions for Bluefin

    I can't remember really how much for the spool. it isn't more than typical powerpro braids.
  115. Joda

    Makaira 20II Sea Line Suggestions for Bluefin

    Most tackle shops should carry that braid, it’s yellow and orange. I haven’t had the chance to pull on any bft yet with that PCH rod, but it’s light and the components are good quality. Correction: I got 74xxxh 80-130 not xxh. For$250, it’s a great deal. Yes I used the proteus last year on a...
  116. Joda

    Makaira 20II Sea Line Suggestions for Bluefin

    I have mine loaded with Phenix braid 100# it’s 50’ per color change so easier for fishing flat falls. The UC viper is a great option but if you want something to get it done for less $, I would give the Okuma Pch 74xxh a try. I picked one up a month ago and I previously used Daiwa proteus 70xh...
  117. Joda

    First time fishing on own private boat

    I’m planning 5/10 Friday, have 24’ key west center console. Part of Freedom boat club.
  118. Joda

    First time fishing on own private boat

    Hi Karl, Catalina. Will double check plug for sure. thanks!
  119. Joda

    First time fishing on own private boat

    hi Bder, finally got an opportunity with a few friends to go out on our own private boat. I'm learning to pull coordinates online and programming it to the Lowrance unit. Long question short, if we're going out this week, should we try locations near West end or near SE Point? Just don't...
  120. Joda

    For Sale 2006 Everglades Center Console $78,900

    This boat is too nice! Free bump!!
  121. Joda

    Heading to Puerto Vallarta next week

    they are bruisers but still think the yellowtails # for # fight harder...
  122. Joda

    Heading to Puerto Vallarta next week

    sorry maybe I heard wrong from the captain.
  123. Joda

    Heading to Puerto Vallarta next week

    I just went 2 weeks ago with El Matador, we opted to stay closer for jacks and snappers instead of Tunas. Buddy got a 30# jack. Ended with 3 jacks and 2 snappers.
  124. Joda

    60-80# BFT south of Coronados, Pac Queen

    That’s awesome! Always great to get some at crunch time!
  125. Joda

    Okuma?

    Andros 12sii is not a bad choice
  126. Joda

    One stop shopping for BFT limits Tomahawk 4/18

    sharks didn't come by during those 11 hour of bloodbath?
  127. Joda

    Saltiga vs Tesoro

    I really like the tranx too but I just don’t like the plastic on reels lol, somehow it feels less solid. I haven’t had the chance to catch 75# tuna on the tranx yet maybe I’ll have a different feeling once I do. Will keep you updated lol.
  128. Joda

    Saltiga vs Tesoro

    I had both in hand both looks and feel great! I have a saltiga 15 and a 35n-sj. Just want to hear some real life usage of the Tesoro compare to saltiga. Thanks!
  129. Joda

    Saltiga vs Tesoro

    hi, I'm looking for a 40# setup to throw jigs with phenix 869xh or UC monster. I'm using the TranX500 hg right now but really interested in one of these 2 star drag reels. Tesoro 10 seems to hold more line than the Saltiga 35ha, even more than Saltiga40. but 200-250 yard of 80# braid seems...
  130. Joda

    Daiwa Proteus 70xxh Capabilities

    I borrowed a 70XXH last summer to pair with Mak20 to fish flatfall, I thought the rating was too low to fish 80# but tackle shop owner insisted. I landed a 80# bft relatively easy (<10min) and fought a 150#+ for an hour before losing it. I thought the rod held up well, maybe I could have use...
  131. Joda

    Tern or Tesoro

    How does the new saltiga star compare with these 2 reels? Thanks,
  132. Joda

    WTB UC terminator

    really tempted to try this rod, please pm me if you have one for sale. Thanks!
  133. Joda

    SOLD Okuma Makaira 16 SEa $ 400.00 firm with braid

    Let me know if you want to sell your mak20 :)
  134. Joda

    The Ultimate 40 pound stick UC US 80 Terminator

    Hi Jamie, Can you elaborate on the difference between Terminator and Tilefish which rates as 30-60 fast action? Thanks! **sorry through search I found you answered this question*** thanks!!
  135. Joda

    Calstar recommendations

    Can you elaborate on the difference between the Terminator and the Tilefish? Seem to be covering 30-60 fast action. Thanks!
  136. Joda

    April 4-8, 2019

    great read, thank you for the amazing narrative!
  137. Joda

    2.5 vs. 3 day trips

    thanks, these are definitely good points from a different angle. thanks!
  138. Joda

    2.5 vs. 3 day trips

    Thank you this is great breakdown!
  139. Joda

    2.5 vs. 3 day trips

    the 3 days I've seen are usually back same time as 2.5 days in AM but takes off earlier day 1 from noon.
  140. Joda

    2.5 vs. 3 day trips

    thanks, this is a big plus for the 3 day if close enough.
  141. Joda

    2.5 vs. 3 day trips

    so 3 days has: 1. chance at night bite 1st day (great!) 2. larger/nicer boats (ok for me) 3. meal (not big deal for me) 4. extra day of fish quote? (that's a big plus) 5. processed instead of filet on boat fair points.
  142. Joda

    2.5 vs. 3 day trips

    hi, Looking to book a 2.5- 3 day trip this summer and wanted to know if the 3 day is worth it over the 2.5? I've been on 2.5 but never the 3 days. What is the added fishing time? 2.5 leaves at night-day 1, fish 1 full day- day 2, maybe 3/4-day 3 then goes home arriving in morning- day 4. 3...
  143. Joda

    Went Fishing PV last week

    Thanks for the report, you shared what you experienced and I don't believe anyone can debate how 'you' feel. I'm heading out to PV in 10 days to fish with Manny on El Matador. Barring broken A/C, anything else I should be looking out for? thanks again for your report.
  144. Joda

    SOLD Ringed Owner Hook Sets

    Next if possible. Thanks
  145. Joda

    Makaira 15 SEA II - replacement neoprene resp cover

    Thanks for that, I ordered one for my mak15 too!
  146. Joda

    Okuma pch rail rods

    Any updates and reviews on the heavier rail rods xxh and up?
  147. Joda

    WTB Tesoro 10s or 12s

    hi, looking for a New or close to New Tesoro 10 or 12s. please pm me, thanks!
  148. Joda

    For Sale Okuma PCH 741XXH

    hi, for the xxxh, would you use it for 100?
  149. Joda

    PV-Late April charter

    all set with cap manny, look forward to an awesome trip and will post a report if possible. thanks BD community!
  150. Joda

    Ok or Not Ok?

    hi guys, back from a fruitful trip, the waves weren't as bad and the captain used the Island to protect us from the wind. Fished Santa Rosa and everyone from the group got limits of Whitefish and Rockfishes. 7 Sheepheads, saw some 10+ # Sheepheads pulled up but not mine. 1 Lingcod, their...
  151. Joda

    Ok or Not Ok?

    Thanks will do!
  152. Joda

    Ok or Not Ok?

    Lol only window I have this month to fish, gonna try the dramamine 24 hr ahead and see.
  153. Joda

    Ok or Not Ok?

    Nope not me, probably mistaken. If I did bag that Butt I’ll probably chill Friday...
  154. Joda

    Ok or Not Ok?

    75’ sportie. Overnight trip... lol
  155. Joda

    Ok or Not Ok?

    Ok or not so good...
  156. Joda

    Okuma PCH-C-741XXXXH Rail Rods

    looking for the same thing on my mak20. been searching the forums and it seems XXXH would be best?
  157. Joda

    For Sale Phenix phd760x2h hybrid

    Added pictures for those inquiries.
  158. Joda

    channel island Shallow water Friday

    Thanks for your help, I’m taking a friend new to fishing and hoping he won’t have a bad time due to waves so being extra careful on this. Fish on cures it!
  159. Joda

    channel island Shallow water Friday

    Thank you for the detail explanation, that’s great news for me to fish Rosa or Nicholas!
  160. Joda

    channel island Shallow water Friday

    don't think we'll go Rosa, waves are 7' over 18 secs. But i'll bring the lighter stuff and some jigs for lings!
  161. Joda

    channel island Shallow water Friday

    channel island, pacific islander overnight trip. shallow Friday they say.
  162. Joda

    channel island Shallow water Friday

    what should I expect on fish quality? smaller fish?
  163. Joda

    channel island Shallow water Friday

    hi, so far it looks like Friday this week might be okay, not so comfy prior.
  164. Joda

    channel island Shallow water Friday

    hi Bders, what's the pros and cons for Shallow Water fishing trips? this is the only trip available on Friday overnight so i'm curious to see whether we should book this or a full day Friday on another boat. What's the difference and what should I be expecting to bring? thanks in advance!
  165. Joda

    For Sale Phenix Black Diamond PHDX2H 40-100

    Next in line for X3 thank you
  166. Joda

    PV-Late April charter

    thank you very much!
  167. Joda

    PV-Late April charter

    how do I contact them? thanks.
  168. Joda

    For Sale Phenix phd760x2h hybrid

    bump price reduced
  169. Joda

    Friday’s Fred Hall Bluefin Junkie Rod Thoughts — Loomis Edge Rail Rods?

    in the market for bft rod for the summer too. will follow your thread to see some more updates on these rods. thanks!!
  170. Joda

    PV-Late April charter

    hi all, looking to book a charter in April for 5 of us, want to target new species and don't mind Tuna as always. What are available in April and which Charter would you recommend? Only 1 day trip. thanks!
  171. Joda

    For Sale Phenix phd760x2h hybrid

    hi, selling Phenix PHD760X2H (40-100) hybrid used for $230, pick up in greater los angeles area. OR trade for your 100# stick, (CS, UC, Phenix preferred) please pm me. thanks!
  172. Joda

    Heavier rating

    If I go by just the mono rating on the Daiwa, then I am fishing it way over its limit. The daiwa proteus was lend to me from tackle shop owner, he said the proteus70xxh can pair with mak20 for 100# setup....
  173. Joda

    Heavier rating

    hi Bders, Got a question regarding the rating for 2 different rods to go with my Mak20 (100# braid). Daiwa Proteus 70XXHF 40 - 60 (80-120 BRAID) vs. PHD-760X2H 7'6" 40-100 I borrowed the Daiwa rod last summer for BFT and held up well against 100-200# Bft. I never bother to check the rating...
  174. Joda

    Spiny Lobsters

    Wow, they cost much more than Maine lobster... Is there a closer spot in Long Beach? I live in Los Angeles. Thanks,
  175. Joda

    Spiny Lobsters

    Hi all, Hope I’m not violating anything. I went hooping with a few friends last week, Brought a few home and the wife loved the spiny lobster taste. Is there a place I can buy them? I can only find Maine lobsters at the markets. Thanks in advance!!
  176. Joda

    Offshore skunk 8/24

    you went fishing. most of us are stuck in office reading your post. sounds like a fun day!
  177. Joda

    Rod recommendations for “smaller” yellowtail????

    Look at the Daiwa Proteus Rods, good deal.
  178. Joda

    WTB WTB 50# and 80# reels

    hi looking for a 50# and 80# reels. Prefer Mak and Talicas but is open to other reels. please PM me, thank you.
  179. Joda

    For Sale Daiwa saltiga 15h new!

    Please advise on what you mean? thanks.
  180. Joda

    Cancun charter recommendations

    can you give me a link? thanks,
  181. Joda

    Cancun charter recommendations

    hi, heading out with family to Cancun for a few days, wanted to see if I can catch a 3/4 day fishing out there in Cancun. Nothing major like sailfish and such, just want to get out there to catch some exotic species out there. Please let me know if you can recommend a charter? Just my friend...
  182. Joda

    WTB Looking for a fishing boat for my dad CALIFORNIA

    http://freedomboatclub.com/ for the amount you want to spend, he can go on newish boats maintained by the club.
  183. Joda

    WTB Looking for a fishing boat for my dad CALIFORNIA

    hi, I recommend you take him to listen to "The freedom boat club". that might work for him.
  184. Joda

    Okuma Tesoro 10S - Real World Test

    I always thought the 10 would hold as much as a trini 20, doesn't it weight more than trini 16?
  185. Joda

    Captain jumps in water to save bluefin tuna

    I had a great experience on the New Lo-An last trip, can't compare to the video but definitely the best I've had this year.
  186. Joda

    Ensenada fishing

    Hi all, Heading down next weekend, looking for a charter. Saw some good reports of yt, bonitos, and even some yft! How big are them yt? What were they biting? Thanks!
  187. Joda

    GRADY WHITE 248 voyager, 175 suzuki 4 strokes

    If I know what to do with a boat, I be all over this....
  188. Joda

    8/10-8/11 New Lo-an

    how was your trip on the Islander?!
  189. Joda

    Coronado Islands 8-15-17 BFT blood on the deck!

    Don't take solo trips, take me! Thanks for the report!
  190. Joda

    Sunday Funday - 8.13.17

    Lol great report!
  191. Joda

    8/10-8/11 New Lo-an

    How many days was the trip you went on for the bft? Awesome 16 for 19!
  192. Joda

    8/10-8/11 New Lo-an

    Yes, they filleted the Opah for the customer. I got a taste, it was very good. I keep hearing about the 3 different types of meat, you can see here in this picture.
  193. Joda

    8/10-8/11 New Lo-an

    I don't normally post a fishing report but with what happened on our trip, it would be good to share with the community on what happened a regular Friday that landed 2 special fishes. It started with a group of my friends debating on which boat to hop on from the great selections SD has to...
  194. Joda

    Backup live bait set

    The 35n-SJ doesn't have clicker either it's got spool lock for jigging. Lol. I borrowed a saltiga 15h to go with the proteus 76mh. Thanks gents for your help!
  195. Joda

    Backup live bait set

    My brother lend me a proteus 76mh, maybe I should use that with the saltiga or stick with monster ?
  196. Joda

    Backup live bait set

    hi, thanks, i'm not looking to buy another rod, just trying to piece together a set for my trip out tomorrow.
  197. Joda

    Backup live bait set

    hi all, Have andros 5aii and gloomis 25-40 for 30# live bait setup. Looking to have a back up 30# live bait setup. Which would you use? Tranx 500hg, saltiga 35n-SJ reel. UC monster US80, Phenix phd869xh I know they are all not ideal but need to put together a backup. Thanks!
  198. Joda

    2.5 Day aboard the Success Aug 4-7th

    Sorry to hear. And sorry to ask: Do you know what they are using for the yft?
  199. Joda

    New Lo An Report Aug 4-6

    Great report! Pretty cool last picture.
  200. Joda

    Fishing the Yamashomaru in Chiba, Japan

    What rod did you use?
  201. Joda

    number 26 is an idiot

    Which market is this...
  202. Joda

    Dodo advice

    hi all, Just want to know what has been working for the dorados that the SD boats been on. Going out next week and want to prep accordingly. Thanks!
  203. Joda

    New Lo-An 1.5 Day (7/31-8/02)

    Thanks for the report, we're going on the New Lo An on 8/10, hoping the bite remains!
  204. Joda

    Public Service Announcement

    Take good care, health and family first!
  205. Joda

    Overnight On The New Lo-An

    Thanks for the report, we're heading out on New Lo-an in aug so your time is timely and well documented. Great reference for us! Thanks,
  206. Joda

    Grande overnignt returning 7-26

    That's just awesome pops!
  207. Joda

    Tribute - Seaforth Landing 7/25 good YT and Dodo's

    thanks for the detailed and great insights!
  208. Joda

    which boat?

    Thanks gents! I've booked the new loann, excited! Should I bring a heavier rod in case?
  209. Joda

    which boat?

    hi gents, I know this topic has been discussed before but in different combination. Looking to go with 6 of my friends out of SD on 8/10 fish 8/11. The boats available are: 1.) New Loann 2.) Prowler 3.) First String priorities in choosing the boat is: 1.) fishy 2.) comfort/room to fish...
  210. Joda

    Okuma Tesoro 10s

    What rods would you pair your 10s or 12s?
  211. Joda

    Catalina - Swim it/Fish it

    Incredible feat! I can't even sit on a boat for 15.5 hours....
  212. Joda

    2 1/2 COW and a record breaking 285lbs BFT!

    amazing report and those sashimi toro pics are insane!
  213. Joda

    2- NEWELLS S540's

    You have a pimp boat!
  214. Joda

    American Angler Calstar 5-Day 6-29 to 7-4

    Awesome report!! What a great way to spend some quality time with the kid.
  215. Joda

    Marlin

    Thanks for the epic report!
  216. Joda

    WTB: Grady-White 28 or 30 WA with OBs under $70k

    How does the 330 express compare to the 30'?
  217. Joda

    Arsenal check for 3/4 days to 1.5 days

    Seriously....how do you use 7 setups on a half day?
  218. Joda

    Catalina - 7/2

    Thanks for the report!
  219. Joda

    A couple of UC's

    Wow those are works of art!
  220. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    Very solid reel, the 5.1 ratio gives good torque.
  221. Joda

    Great start with some jumbo bluefin!

    Awesome thanks for sharing!
  222. Joda

    Cow fishing this Saturday on our 52' Hatteras, few spots available

    Please post a report after this weekend! I can't this weekend but will be interested in your future availabilities! Good luck all!
  223. Joda

    How much is too much?

    I set up very similar to this. Same open water bag. With the difference that I swapped out 2 of the 2" boxes for 1 4" box. Total of 4 trays instead of 5 to hold big poppers, etc. Tray 1: loose hooks, leadheads, terminal stuff. Tray 2: few plastics, surface iron, megabait, colt snipers Tray 3...
  224. Joda

    Bluefin Redemption

    Redeemed and then some! Thanks for the report!
  225. Joda

    big bluefin

    Yummy seems to be working! Other report used it too right? Thanks for the report!
  226. Joda

    CONDOR hunts for Bluefin

    Thanks for the report! Sounds like a great trip regardless of the count!
  227. Joda

    saltiga 15

    I really like the new saltiga star drag reels. I have both 15h and 35-sj. The 15 is small but very well made, rigid construction, and machinery is refined. The freespool is unbelievably smooth. I filled it with pe4 boat braid (55#) to about 250 yards. Used it on an UC mega 8' fish 25-30#...
  228. Joda

    Okuma PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) Rod PRE-ORDER?

    Looks like they are in the teramar proteus class, anyone tried to compare?
  229. Joda

    mothership of Panama Sport Fishing Lodge on May 12 - 18, 2017

    These trips are amazing! Thanks for sharing!
  230. Joda

    Okuma PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) Rod PRE-ORDER?

    How do the pch compare to the SCT rods they have?
  231. Joda

    Imperial Beach 5/20

    That's quality time spent! Thanks for the report!
  232. Joda

    Yellowtail Information

    caught on bait?
  233. Joda

    June Heat .... Red Rooster 15 day roll call.. May 27- June 11

    so on a 15 day trip, more than half is spent travelling?
  234. Joda

    As requested, Okuma updates...

    When's the release?
  235. Joda

    F/S Okuma Makaira 10sea and UC US 8' Predator Combo

    Similar application with reduced weight? Very nice!
  236. Joda

    F/S Okuma Makaira 10sea and UC US 8' Predator Combo

    Greg, that's a sick combo! What's coming that you need to get rid of this?
  237. Joda

    Flat fall set up

    Is that a swivel in front of the jig?
  238. Joda

    Better Than Foreast Weather + Magic Paddy = Good Times

    Great job getting some great father and son time on the ocean!
  239. Joda

    Phd869xh vs 800h

    How's your experience with the 869xh?
  240. Joda

    Rods and Reels for Sale

    4th I guess for saltiga lol
  241. Joda

    Fortune Fishing

    Thanks for the update, heading out Friday with Fortune and wanted to see where they are heading. Hope you get better!
  242. Joda

    Fortune Fishing

    Any update on this?
  243. Joda

    I'm back! First real trip with full limits of quality yellowtail! (Video too)

    Those blue flooring and lights looks really good! Grats again! What rod was the trini DC paired with?
  244. Joda

    Jig bags

    Thank Scott, great meeting you!
  245. Joda

    8" Poppers - What hook size?

    I use this, good rule of thumb. Whatever stock size treble goes on it, replacing it with single hook.
  246. Joda

    425 - 5/5

    Awesome, thanks for the report!
  247. Joda

    Flat fall set up

    Went with this instead for now
  248. Joda

    Shimano Tranx 400 for Light Surface Iron/Jigs...?

    Jbraid diameter per website Boat braid Daiwa Maxcuatro diameter per website .012"=.3048 mm .014"=.3556 mm
  249. Joda

    Shimano Tranx 400 for Light Surface Iron/Jigs...?

    I'm not 100% certain but I have always thought Daiwa boat braid is the skinniest of the Daiwa line.
  250. Joda

    Opah Madness

    awesome fish, let me know whenever you're heading out again! :D
  251. Joda

    5/3 Liberty 3/4 day

    What rod did you use? Thanks for the report!
  252. Joda

    Flat fall set up

    Hi guys, Which hook should I put? 6/0 on red and 4/0 on blue- both aki twist Or 8/0 Aki twist on red and 7/0 aki saltwater special on blue Which one should I use? Thanks,
  253. Joda

    Flat fall set up

    I'm with you, I put these on and took them off
  254. Joda

    Flat fall set up

    Can't see the picture.
  255. Joda

    Flat fall set up

    So ring hook with split ring? That's a lot of rings , lol.
  256. Joda

    What to bring on 4 day excel trip.

    What lines do you have on the reel?
  257. Joda

    Flat fall set up

    wow...i think i need to swap out my hooks.
  258. Joda

    June Heat .... Red Rooster 15 day roll call.. May 27- June 11

    wow! 15 days!... one day... Good luck to you all!
  259. Joda

    Flat fall set up

    That's what I used but 3/0 size. Really thin.
  260. Joda

    Flat fall set up

    WHat size hook did you use? How about a circle hook vs j hook?
  261. Joda

    Flat fall set up

    Hi Brian, those hooks are very well priced. How are the quality? I'll swing to get some, they look decent.
  262. Joda

    Flat fall set up

    I really like joes and arima Bob's setup. I'll prob try that. I put on some owner dancer stinger assist hook 3/0 (prob better for slow pitch jigs). Looks a little thin.
  263. Joda

    Headed outta Oside May 1

    Look forward to your report!
  264. Joda

    Two speed for throwing iron

    Try okuma andros 5aii or the accurate valiants. Different price range but all small and capable.
  265. Joda

    Metal Jigs

    Interested in silver blue and red tiger, can you pm me your PayPal ? Thanks
  266. Joda

    Fishing Rod for Tranx 500 HG

    I tried it on 809xhj, UC US80 monster, and now on Phenix hybrid 869xh. All 3 are great with a little bit of differences.
  267. Joda

    2016 28' Regulator Center Console

    That's a pimp ride, glws!
  268. Joda

    2 piece rods

    ok i'll have to remove it and put it back together lightly then. My biggest concern is the issue of being unable to take them apart. thanks!
  269. Joda

    For sale Flambeau Bazuka Rod Case

    hello, what's the dimensions? thanks.
  270. Joda

    Shimano Jigging setup

    I second that!
  271. Joda

    2 piece rods

    hi all, just want to know if there's any issues if I keep the 2 pc rods together for storage on rod rack and not take them apart? Will it cause issues down the line if i need to take it apart? thanks,
  272. Joda

    4/22 black pearl SBI

    Some pic? Sounds like a great time!
  273. Joda

    Constitution 4/16-4/20

    how much did the trip run per?
  274. Joda

    Best White Sea Bass Lures...?

    I haven't tried it yet but I hope this can work!
  275. Joda

    Late report 4/15 -4/16 hidden bank

    how big was your boat for this overnight?
  276. Joda

    FS UNITED COMPOSITE US90 MONSTER & PHENIX 809H

    Hi Sam, I know the swimbait is pending but what is the rating on the 711h? I don't see that model on their website. Thanks,
  277. Joda

    Phenix Double Duty Rod Suggestion...?

    Maybe 720 would be better for yoyo and dropper. Your call.
  278. Joda

    SOLD

    saltiga 15? 35? which one?
  279. Joda

    First WSB ever...4/7 Catalina

    Way to go! Thanks for the report and I hope to follow up tomorrow!
  280. Joda

    Phenix ultra swimbait

    Pmd Thanks
  281. Joda

    4/10 San Diego 3/4

    Amazing! Congrats!
  282. Joda

    phenix swimbait

    cant see the rating well, can you give us the model? ..nm I saw it on tag
  283. Joda

    What's considered bad weather?

    i'm at their website....how do you get a longer forecast?
  284. Joda

    What's considered bad weather?

    Windfinder app
  285. Joda

    What's considered bad weather?

    My bad for not being clear, leaving from San Pedro Thursday night overnight at catalina to fish Friday. That ride back seems to be what we will face.
  286. Joda

    What's considered bad weather?

    That's a concern if fishing sucks, I would lose 2 potential boat sharing patrons! Got to get them hooked!
  287. Joda

    What's considered bad weather?

    You're right, it changed again this morning. I'll keep an eye out. So rule of thumb 15mph wind or less, 12 sec interval or more, height of waves more on the way out.
  288. Joda

    What's considered bad weather?

    Thinking to go 4/14 to Catalina with a couple of friends on a 6 pack charter boat. 2 are new to fishing and want to give them a pleasant experience so I can get them hooked to fishing! What's consider bad weather as a general rule of thumb? I know some are warriors and will battle it out but...
  289. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    That's a pretty big reel for slow pitch rod, trini 16n is good size.
  290. Joda

    Phenix Double Duty Rod Suggestion...?

    I think the Axis 720 or 780H or XH will work for your braid to short leader.
  291. Joda

    AVET LX G2 or Andros 12 SII

    Maybe he is referring to andros 12Nsii in terms of line capacity?
  292. Joda

    Do you throw your brother overboard for tuna? Tribute 4/1-4/2 17

    Amazing trip!! Now the three of you will be chasing tuna together! I can't wait till my boys are old enough to fish!
  293. Joda

    Shimano Flat Fall Size

    I see a lot of the yellow glow in dark being used.
  294. Joda

    Catalina 4/2/17

    Thanks for the report!
  295. Joda

    My first tuna!

    Report please!
  296. Joda

    BNIB Shimano TranX 500HG

    Please Delete. Thanks!
  297. Joda

    BNIB Shimano TranX 500HG

    Please delete. Thanks
  298. Joda

    Mission belle with 3 bft?

    60-80# with flat falls. Wow. Don't think most brought something that size..
  299. Joda

    Seaguar on sale with Amazon prime

    it definitely doesn't!
  300. Joda

    Fortune Overnighter (Departing 03.31.17) $175.00 Includes food

    50 yt and 1 wsb from yesterday's report, gl jer!
  301. Joda

    Seaguar on sale with Amazon prime

    The spools are coming from seaguar as vendor fulfilled by amazon, can it be fake?
  302. Joda

    R P on fire

    where do you see it? their site or fb?
  303. Joda

    Mission belle with 3 bft?

    Sea adventure II just came back with 17 bft and 30 yt! Woot
  304. Joda

    puerto vallarta with the osuna brothers, 3/20-3/22/2017

    Hi Alan, once the filet is sealed in the pack and you throw it in the insolated tote bag you got from Amazon, how do you keep it cool for the flight back home? Is that all you need?
  305. Joda

    For Sale FS Leadheads!

    Thanks Kurt for your awesome product, great quality and too bad i forgot about the other cool colors you had! will order again!
  306. Joda

    Surface Iron Rod Shoot-out..!! UC vs. Calstar

    hi Phillip, regarding the Us90 monster, what # are you fishing that rod and what oz jigs are you comfortable tossing with that rod? thanks,
  307. Joda

    Mission belle with 3 bft?

    :beerbang:Here's to another great season! Gl everyone!
  308. Joda

    Mission belle with 3 bft?

    Saw it today, anyone know the size of the bft? Thanks!
  309. Joda

    What Boat Can Go Where in California

    Your boat sounds awesome!
  310. Joda

    What Boat Can Go Where in California

    Thanks for taking the time to write this up.
  311. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    sounds like a baitcaster would be used for this?
  312. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    The size is not bad at all with the 12nsii, looks really good.
  313. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    what's your thought behind using the lever drag reel for jigging? I have an andros too and was debating that as well. thanks,
  314. Joda

    Is Okuma Andros 12NSii legit?

    What rod do you pair it with?
  315. Joda

    PACIFIC QUEEN 3-18 1.5 DAY

    Thanks for the report!
  316. Joda

    Need reel suggestions

    Tranx? Have you tried the new saltiga 35HA?
  317. Joda

    Wtb tranx500hg

    sorry only looking for HG. thanks.
  318. Joda

    Best Surface Iron Setup for YTs in Mexico?

    can i tack on this thread with questions on loading the rod? Do I swing with more speed and power to load a slower action rod vs. a faster rod? like on a golf swing, faster swings use stiffer shafts (faster action).
  319. Joda

    Long range boat video walk throughs

    thank you, this is extremely helpful for me.
  320. Joda

    Freedom boat club

    So right now with your own boat it's 2x the cost of the club? What's the pro in that? More freedom than freedom club? :)
  321. Joda

    Freedom boat club

    Thanks Justin, your advice is very helpful! I always thought you can book back to back to do overnights? Is the HB location unable to do that?
  322. Joda

    Phenix Black Diamon VS United Composites Challenger Elite for Surface Irons

    I was in similar dilemma and got both Phenix 809xhj and UC US80 monster to try. End up keeping the monster , it loads better for me.
  323. Joda

    BNIB VALIANT 400 & 500 2spd

    The 400 is single speed?
  324. Joda

    Game of Thrones themed Tilefish

    Wow that's amazing!!!
  325. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    jesus, can you take a picture of the reel on the rod? I like to see how it balances. I put the saltiga 35n-SJ on it. 21 oz reel.
  326. Joda

    Freedom boat club

    They said approximately 8-10 members per boat, but there's only 1 Parker 2 cc boats, rest are not really meant for fishing. I would definitely ask for that schedule book. Thanks for the idea.
  327. Joda

    25 people rescued from sinking boat off San Clemente Island

    Glad they are all okay, 3am at night when they started....
  328. Joda

    Freedom boat club

    Thanks carl, that's good to hear about the members you met have not had too much concern for the availability. I started this thread hoping a member will be on bd or a bder that knows a member can shed more details. Thanks for your input!
  329. Joda

    Freedom boat club

    Are you in the club? The concerns I have are availability and current restriction that limits maximum range to Catalina for fishing.
  330. Joda

    United Composites CP vrs CE question

    Ya I wondered that too with predator at $320 and blank at $240(8'), while US monster is msrp $359 blank at $182.
  331. Joda

    United Composites CP vrs CE question

    Hi David Can you elaborate on the wahoo? I've heard this on another occasion. Thanks,
  332. Joda

    Freedom boat club

    does anyone have experience with this boat club? I like the offerings and good for me to determine if i do want to own a boat in the future. Only concern is the ability to book the boat that I want during the summer. anyone with experience of this? Any advice is appreciated. thanks,
  333. Joda

    Better rod or reel?

    I have an used Lexa 400 for sale $150, that leaves you with $150 for the rod.
  334. Joda

    Wtb tranx500hg

    hi BD, Looking for a good condition Tranx 500HG. Please pm me, thanks!!
  335. Joda

    Reel suggestion for UC monster 8'

    Thanks Bill, I'll look into the MXJ raptor! I'm leaning to the saltiga star 35HA, they look really sturdy but weights more than trini16.
  336. Joda

    Reel suggestion for UC monster 8'

    40" makes a lot more sense for a reel that size. That gold color though... thanks,
  337. Joda

    Reel suggestion for UC monster 8'

    the TRQ25 is 29" per crank, that's pretty low right? http://www.meltontackle.com/products/penn-torque-star-drag-reels.html
  338. Joda

    Reel suggestion for UC monster 8'

    probably star drag over lever for casting. max 3 days. no budget really. thanks,
  339. Joda

    Reel suggestion for UC monster 8'

    I have a reel seat, I'll try the lexa and see how it balances. Anything bigger you would recommend ?
  340. Joda

    Reel suggestion for UC monster 8'

    hi all Looking for suggestion for a reel to pair with UC monster 8', mainly jigs 40#. I tried my saltiga 35n-sj and andros 5ii on it and the reels seems small and the SJ handle too big to cast, gets in the way. Your suggestions? Thanks!
  341. Joda

    Nebraska Goes Long Range Fishing - 15 day Intrepid Report

    Words like this explain why this is the best fishing report I've read in bd, even without any pictures. Bravo.
  342. Joda

    UC RCE 80 wahoo deckhand F/S

    Awesome deal! Glws!
  343. Joda

    How to use this lure?

    Gonna try and let you know.
  344. Joda

    How to use this lure?

    Let's assume no live squid available..
  345. Joda

    Bought A New Phenix HAX 780 XH Today At Fred Hall Bakersfield

    Hi ap, I went with talica 12ii with 720xh axis. Am I using too small of a reel?
  346. Joda

    How to use this lure?

    Hi I got these two stickbaits from another site. They are about 80g, the recommended application was for trolling. I'm thinking if I can use it on a dropper loop for wsb, your thoughts? Anyone tried these can tell me what works?
  347. Joda

    3-6 day trips

    Thanks guys, I appreciate the insight, I know the travel/fishing times are unpredictable so I'll book base on my only fixed factor, when I can take off from work and family! Thanks all for the advice, hope to see you guys out there.
  348. Joda

    3-6 day trips

    Thanks will look into it!
  349. Joda

    3-6 day trips

    seems like there's quite a bit of variables involved. Good thing is my schedule is fixed to either Sep or Oct so i'll just go to the LR boat websites and see what 3-6 days they have available. thank you all for your advice!
  350. Joda

    3-6 day trips

    So would you say that 3 days: travel first day, fish 2nd day, travel back 3rd day - 1 real day of fishing 4 days: travel 1st, fish 2nd, 3rd, travel back 4th - 2days of fishing so on? i know it may vary depending on what's biting but just want to have general idea. I just don't want to sign up...
  351. Joda

    3-6 day trips

    Hi All, I'm not sure if i'm posting in the right discussion room. Can anyone shed some light to some questions for 3-6 days trip? My main questions are where are they fishing, how long is the travel time vs. actual fishing time, and targeted species? 3 days: 4 days: 5 days: 6 days: Looking...
  352. Joda

    Daiwa combo

    Rod rating and are you willing to split?
  353. Joda

    Talica 12/16 Phenix 760H 700XH

    please let me know if it falls through, interested in 760h. thanks,
  354. Joda

    Calstar Saltiga 30T Talica 12ii

    Is 800h with reel seat? Thanks
  355. Joda

    Wtb UC US80 monster

    thanks Hoss! if i can't find it....your rod is in danger!
  356. Joda

    Wtb UC US80 monster

    Looking for one used, please pm me! Worth a try!
  357. Joda

    NEW Released Accurate BV500 Reel Sweepstakes

    signed up! thanks in advance!!
  358. Joda

    WTB: Lexa 400 HS-P

    i happen to have one for sale, pm you.
  359. Joda

    Wtb Avet JX raptor

    Is this a raptor?
  360. Joda

    Wtb Avet JX raptor

    Hi all Looking for a good to new condition JX raptor. Please PM me. Thanks!
  361. Joda

    Seriously, how?

    exactly! priorities... i gave up crack for fishing, it's more addictive.
  362. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    How do you like that rod? That was the one I was debating against the 6'2" stronger rod. I got the 6'2" but like the action of the 6'5". We should exchange notes! Or rods!
  363. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    So you got the 6'5" one? That's the only pe1.5-4 one.
  364. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    Very cool, which model slow pitch rod did you use? I went over yesterday to the show too and pick up the 632h2, I am torn between the longer 662h but pe 1.5-4 made me lean to 632.
  365. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    Hello any updates? Thanks.
  366. Joda

    Flock of birds, boiling fish, What lure do you throw?

    It was a 30' boat, not sure the type. Owens 30'?
  367. Joda

    Arsenal check for 3/4 days to 1.5 days

    i do not know any open party boats that has enough rod holders for you! nice arsenal but i think this is already the max. enjoy! 20 lb - Penn Battle 7000 and Phenix 760M (bait) 30 lb - Penn Clash 8000 and Phenix 809H (Tady 45s/Colt snipers) 30 lb - Fathom 25NLD2 and Phenix 760H (bait) 40 lb -...
  368. Joda

    Flock of birds, boiling fish, What lure do you throw?

    This Saturday in Ensenada, I threw a flat fall and hooked up my first yt this year, good 22#. That's my go to now. Lol.
  369. Joda

    WTS LEXA 400HD HS-P 7.1

    Yes just the Grey left
  370. Joda

    Trip for end of Feb

    We are set for this Saturday 2/25 at Ensenada! probably stick with 2 setups as we're going in a small hybrid lol. Need help with #2. 1.) 25# set, lexa400hd+UC mega 8' 2.) yoyo- Andros 5aii with Andros 6' jigging rod OR Talica 12ii with Axis 7'2" 30-80? 40# yoyo. thanks!!
  371. Joda

    Nebraska Goes Long Range Fishing - 15 day Intrepid Report

    Incredible story telling, the details and the way you're able to convey the emotions and intensity! I really hope to experience this long range fever one day! Keep 'em coming!
  372. Joda

    Which Okuma Reels? Advice please.

    thanks I appreciate your input! Just thought the high speed will have versatility in both jigging and live bait. Should we need the power, we can always hit the low gear on the 12sii.
  373. Joda

    Which Okuma Reels? Advice please.

    Follow up question on the 50# -60# options of andros 12ii or makaira 15ii, would the 12SII be the best choice of 3 with its higher speed? Thanks in advance.
  374. Joda

    Best way to Utilize my new reel, Saragosa 10k

    I probably would go with H instead MH here. Your call but the terez is Braid rating. Gl!
  375. Joda

    San Diego Jam!

    I'll try it tonight and let you know! Thanks!
  376. Joda

    San Diego Jam!

    Spangler the same as springer? This one?
  377. Joda

    Rods - Phenix, United Composite, Daiwa Proteus, Seeker, Californian

    Let me know if the UC 711 falls out. Thanks!
  378. Joda

    San Diego Jam!

    Does anyone here use the Fish N Fool knot for the function as the double loop San Diego?
  379. Joda

    Looking for a new reel for yellowtail and tuna!!

    The andros 5ii is a good 2speed reel, decent capacity. Or you can go 12Sii for a little bit more.
  380. Joda

    How many Rods do you need?

    Hello, I just started fishing about a year and few month. I asked the same questions here as well. What's the first set? -ended up with andros 5ii paired with 30# gloomis rod. What 3 sets? What 5 sets? -added baitcaster lexa400hd, star drag reel saltiga 35, Spinner, list went on. I'm at 9...
  381. Joda

    What's a great fishing combo for bluefin around 120-150 lb and also cows from 200-400lbs?

    Good luck this year! What were you using last year that you were undergunned?
  382. Joda

    UC Rods to Pull on at the Show (reels and applications included)

    Hi Juan, Do you feel the 80 mega should be fished at 20,25, or 30? I second juans recommendation for Jason's need. Thanks,
  383. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    Yes the SJ handle length is 85-95mm
  384. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    I use a daiwa 35n-sJ it's 96 cm per crank, about 37.7", is that enough?
  385. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    Nice!!!
  386. Joda

    Trip for end of Feb

    The wave looks calm, why aren't there more charters east side of Baja?
  387. Joda

    Trip for end of Feb

    Where is that? And what were you using to catch them? Yoyo?
  388. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    the 6'5" online shows Spinning model only. Do they have a pe2-5 in baitcast in the 6'5"?
  389. Joda

    Any Ensenada reports?

    Thanks Jon, best of luck to you too, I'll look into Sergio's. Thanks!
  390. Joda

    Any Ensenada reports?

    Thanks, will try but driving back that day after 5pm with a 7-8 hour drive is tough...
  391. Joda

    Trip for end of Feb

    Can I get charro's info? Ensenada it is!
  392. Joda

    Any Ensenada reports?

    hi all, Looking for some intel and report for Ensenada, the group decided not to drive further south to SQ and hoping for some info on the fishing for Ensenada. Yellows are still the goal! Looking to go 2/25, thanks. Thanks!
  393. Joda

    WTB UC US76 Predator

    Already ordered!! Saw you ordered one too! Enjoy! What reel are you planning to put on?
  394. Joda

    Okuma Andros 12SIIa Reel & SCT Boat Rod Giveaway

    In! I have the andros 5ii and really would like to get the 12Sii!
  395. Joda

    Trip for end of Feb

    how do i contact this camp? is there a website?
  396. Joda

    Trip for end of Feb

    hi all, looking to plan a trip for 4-6 in end of Feb fishing for YT in mexico. We rather drive instead of taking the long boat ride to colonet from SD. We have fish out of Ensenada before and was planning to go SQ. Seems like if we can find charter from Colonet we can save a few hours of...
  397. Joda

    Reels for slow pitch rods

    Hi I use the saltiga star drag 35N-sj, 100cm retrieval, with pe4.
  398. Joda

    Rod for Makaira 15ii

    Thanks ed, any thoughts on the wahoo 8'?
  399. Joda

    WTB UC US76 Predator

    I plan to pair with mak15ii, can you tell me why 8 over 7'6"?
  400. Joda

    WTB UC US76 Predator

    Called them they only have 8'. Will keep looking, thanks!
  401. Joda

    WTB UC US76 Predator

    Ok thanks everyone! I'll be there!
  402. Joda

    WTB UC US76 Predator

    Just called no stock
  403. Joda

    WTB UC US76 Predator

    Hi looking for 7'6 UC us76 Predator. Charkbait is out... please pm me. thanks!
  404. Joda

    Rod for Makaira 15ii

    Thanks Ed, your personal experience mirrors my speculation! Can you tell me why 76 over 8' or 7' Predator? I'm pretty set on that rod then. Just want to know if there's other options out there! thanks again!
  405. Joda

    Rod for Makaira 15ii

    hi all, picked up a Mak15 ii SEA from a member here (thanks John) and wanted to pair a rod with it. Has 65# braid with 60# FC topshot. Looking to fish 50-60# on that set. Looked at UC rods, the Predator at mod-fast seems good, Charkbait has 7'6" but the UC website only has 7' and 8'. odd...
  406. Joda

    Dana point hansolo Halibut... yup they're there

    Congrats Sam, I would have loved to see that go pro video of the action! Great write up!
  407. Joda

    WTS LEXA 400HD HS-P 7.1

    400HD sold 400 hsp still available
  408. Joda

    WTS LEXA 400HD HS-P 7.1

    Price dropped to $180.
  409. Joda

    Puerto Vallarta 2016

    Awesome Trip! Can't imagine the cost after you factor in the $$$$ for the gear...
  410. Joda

    WTS LEXA 400HD HS-P 7.1

    hi all, Selling a mint condition Lexa 400 hs-p with box. Pick up in San Gabriel valley. Lexa 400 hs-p 7.1- $150
  411. Joda

    Which UC rod?

    What's the difference between a CE800 and a CE80?
  412. Joda

    Which UC rod?

    I got the US80 mega so more similar action. Do you think the US80 Monster will be better fit with the lexa 400hd?
  413. Joda

    Which UC rod?

    Really? I know the teramar is not comparable but my 20-50 rod feels a bit stronger than the Mega, but this is just paper talk, I haven't really tried fishing the Mega yet. What reel do you put on your Monster?
  414. Joda

    Which UC rod?

    I just got a mega US80 to pair with the 400HD, it's my first UC rod, it seems to be on the lighter side of the rating. What # do you fish on your UC monster?
  415. Joda

    WTB UC Mega US80

    got it, thanks Bobby!
  416. Joda

    United Composites model breakdown

    Hi cap, thanks for the clarification. I'm leaning towards the US80, no fear of graphite here. Thanks!
  417. Joda

    United Composites model breakdown

    thanks Cap! i'm going to try one this season!
  418. Joda

    WTB UC Mega US80

    hi all, looking for this rod, UC Us80 Mega. Please PM me, thank you!
  419. Joda

    UC rod question

    Thank you Juan for the clarifications! Can i assume that the US will be lighter while CE slightly heavier? thanks!
  420. Joda

    tranx hg

    I'll take it
  421. Joda

    UC rod question

    hi all, Looking for some clarification in the difference(s) between the following : UC US80 mega UC CE80 mega UC CE800 mega Thanks in advance!
  422. Joda

    United Composites model breakdown

    Can I bump this to get further clarifications? How does GUSA compare to CE? Looking at the mega 80 or 800, what's the difference?
  423. Joda

    Wtb Daiwa Lexa HD 7.1, right hand

    Looking for the above reel, please pm me. Thanks!!!
  424. Joda

    UC 76 Raptor makaira 16SEA combo

    Please count me in if it falls out!
  425. Joda

    Boat capacity?

    I don't want any regulations violated, I don't want to lose my fishing license, and most importantly I don't want to put my group through safety issues.
  426. Joda

    Boat capacity?

    Hi Bd, Got a question hoping for your help and explanation. We're going on a 6 pack boat for overnight which we had 6 for the last trip for YFT and Yt's. However, my friend is being told that we can squeeze 8 on the same boat if we're doing rockfishes/lobsters? I don't get that, isn't...
  427. Joda

    Wtb backpack or roller bag

    Please pm me what you have, looking to get my brother one after he lost his shimano Blackmon backpack. Open to backpacks or roller bag. Thanks,
  428. Joda

    FS 2 Trinidad 16A, 14A and saltiga 5000H

    hi, do you have photo of the Saltiga 500h? is it the new version or old?
  429. Joda

    Wtb fighting belt

    Thank you Jim, you are a gracious person!
  430. Joda

    Wtb fighting belt

    Jim thank you very much! I pm you but please let me at least pay for the shipping!
  431. Joda

    Wtb fighting belt

    Thanks for the offer! I don't think I'm heading down anytime soon but thanks for the kind gesture.
  432. Joda

    Wtb fighting belt

    Looking for a simple belt, pm me pls. Thanks
  433. Joda

    Okuma Andros 5ii

    Hello, Selling my Okuma Andros 5ii in excellent condition. I used it a few times, very clean and I take good care of all the reels. Looking for $250. Comes with phenix cover and clamp. 65# izor white braid. Pick up in San Gabriel Valley. Thanks!
  434. Joda

    Limits of Ocea Plugger

    Just follow up on this thread to see if there's a Max drag on the Ocea Plugger. thanks!
  435. Joda

    Yoyo Set-Up

    I like it a lot! Long grip is a plus for me.
  436. Joda

    Yoyo Set-Up

    I had the same questions 6 month ago! Went with Talica 12ii and a Phenix Axis 720H. Good luck!
  437. Joda

    Video - Long Island Bluefin Tunas

    Very cool, what were the gear used? Thanks,
  438. Joda

    Pier fishing

    thank you sir. i'll go take a look.
  439. Joda

    Pier fishing

    Hi all, going to the long beach swap meet tomorrow morning then I want to try some pier fishing till noon. where would be a good spot to go to near LB? Thanks!!
  440. Joda

    6 pack suggestion

    no luck reaching them. anyone else? thanks!
  441. Joda

    6 pack suggestion

    Catalina or wherever has YTs. Overnight.
  442. Joda

    6 pack suggestion

    Hi all, I called Dreamer and no availability this month for the timeframe I can go. What other 6 packs would you recommend? Please let me know so I can call to schedule. Thanks!!
  443. Joda

    WTB - High Quality popper rod to pair up with a Stella 18K

    did you end up getting the BD200? how is it?!
  444. Joda

    8/27 overnight

    Hi Looking for some suggestions/recommendations for a 6 pack for 8/27 overnight. Aiming for YTs. Thanks in advance!
  445. Joda

    Graftech 20-30 / Daiwa Saltiga SAB8030J

    interested in the daiwa saltiga rod, can you give me the model?
  446. Joda

    Rod to go with Saltiga spinner

    Where are these jigging world rods made?
  447. Joda

    Rod to go with Saltiga spinner

    GH-150 or GH-200 should be enough with the reel right? GH-300 seem a bit much. GHP-76-150 7'6" 2(Butt Joint) 150g PE6 20lb 11.9 oz GHP-76-200 7'6" 2(Butt Joint) 200g PE8 30lb 13.6oz Thanks John as always, I checked out Yamaha, carpenter, hots, etc. there's so many types, I am getting...
  448. Joda

    Rod to go with Saltiga spinner

    Daiwa proteus is Japanese :) I'll check them out but they sound pricy.
  449. Joda

    Rod to go with Saltiga spinner

    Hi all, Just want to get some feedback on spinner rods used for popping. I got a Saltiga 6500h that I'm debating to put 65# or 80# 550 vs 450 yards, your thoughts? Debating between (not trying to break the bank on an Ocea Plugger) 1. Daiwa proteus 800HFS 2. Phenix Megalodon S800H 3. Any...
  450. Joda

    2016 Saltiga star drag

    Rough day on the ocean, couldn't get out to the islands they were catching YT and WSB on. End up rockfishing at Santa Rose but the reel performed beautifully. Smooth and powerful, highly recommend it!
  451. Joda

    Okuma Andros 5ii -orange/grey

    bump with price, sorry. will drop to $250 if pick up today, I found a spinner!
  452. Joda

    Okuma Andros 5ii

    Sorry no, see my new thread for andros orange
  453. Joda

    Okuma Andros 5ii -orange/grey

    Long story short. I got this orange/grey reel to replace my silver andros5ii so I was selling the silver. Something happened and now I have to sell the orange/grey because I can't keep both... Need money for spinners... Got the orange andros from fellow BDer here and I never used it after...
  454. Joda

    WIN AN ACCURATE VALIANT REEL

  455. Joda

    Okuma Andros 5ii

    hello, Selling Okuma Andros 5ii in excellent condition. I used it a few times, super clean and I take care of all my reels. Looking for $250. Comes with phenix cover and clamp. Not these braids. Thanks!
  456. Joda

    Daiwa Braid

    pm you.
  457. Joda

    Wtb 2015 version Saltiga 6500h

    Bump seller fell through lol
  458. Joda

    Irons FS

    hi, interested. pm you.
  459. Joda

    Lead to braid knots

    Hi all, I have a question involving tying knots for braid and lead. I typically use FG knot but others have been telling me that FG doesn't work as well with heavier lines. I never fish that heavy yet so I don't have first hand experience on this. What Knot would you use on 60-100#+ lead...
  460. Joda

    2016 Saltiga star drag

    Hi Steven, I never used the older 35 before so I can't compare. Will let you know if I have the chance.
  461. Joda

    2016 Saltiga star drag

    wish it is a multi day...no just an overnighter in Ventura on the Mirage. Will let you know!
  462. Joda

    2016 Saltiga star drag

    I waited a month and the fact that I have to wait was killing me :D It's great and I really like it. Just got to use it more! I never had a trini so I thought to get one to try so I can have a good comparison but that's on hold now for spinner reel :)
  463. Joda

    2016 Saltiga star drag

    Hi 35N size, I was able to get 330-350 yard of PE4 (55#) boat braid on. Haven't tried it yet, will let you know 7/8!
  464. Joda

    Wtb 2015 version Saltiga 6500h

    Hi Looking for the 2015 version of daiwa Saltiga 6500h. Please pm me. Thank you,
  465. Joda

    Poppers

    What's the phenix model you are referring to?
  466. Joda

    ENSENADA charter suggestions

    Rather have yellows, if they are local I rather do that. Oh well who knows come July.
  467. Joda

    ENSENADA charter suggestions

    thanks Anthony, I booked the Seal 10 pack already, but heading out to Santo Tomas/Solidad Reef instead, worth the extra $150? It's with Captain Alex Gonzalez (who ran Aztec too before).
  468. Joda

    Popping combo for BFT - HELP!

    What will be the weight range on this set up? If I can't get a bh rod what would be an equivalent I can find here locally?
  469. Joda

    Popping combo for BFT - HELP!

    I'm looking at the same setup. let me know how it goes!
  470. Joda

    Popping combo for BFT - HELP!

    I was looking at Saragossa 10k and the twin power 10k, the TP is a few ounces light and produces 55# drag vs the 33# from Saragossa. At 2.5 times the prices... Have you tried the shimano ocea jigger rod?
  471. Joda

    Popping combo for BFT - HELP!

    Why no twin power suggestions? Curious to know since I'm in the market for a spinner and friends all went for twin power as Stella is too costly. How about megalodon popping rod?
  472. Joda

    ENSENADA charter suggestions

    8 of us. 4 are brand new to fishing lol
  473. Joda

    Bachelor party in Mexico

    how many can fit on his boat? We have 7-8 heads. 'thanks,
  474. Joda

    Bachelor party in Mexico

    that's why we have 2 nights haha.
  475. Joda

    ENSENADA charter suggestions

    HI All, need a direction to book a charter for my friends and I on a charter in the Ensenada area. thanks!
  476. Joda

    Bachelor party in Mexico

    Sammy is booked that weekend so the search continues Any other suggestions?
  477. Joda

    ACCURATE REELS FS.

    Hi interested in bx600n in silver. Are you able to ship?
  478. Joda

    Poppers for sale

    Total 6 right?
  479. Joda

    Big BFT Gear

    Hi I'm at the Saragossa 10k or twin power 10k, both holds 290 yards of 65#. Is that enough line? You fought an hour did you ever come close to running out? Thanks
  480. Joda

    Bachelor party in Mexico

    Any suggestions of charters or websites I can look up to book? Thanks!
  481. Joda

    Custom Phenix hybrid 800XH spinning rod

    interested, can I see pictures? thanks,
  482. Joda

    Bachelor party in Mexico

    Hi all, Planning a bachelor party for my buddy in Mexico, the plan is to drive south from San Diego hit some spots in TJ drive south to Ensenada and spend the night. Next morning we plan to get some fishing in, 6-8 people so hopefully private charter. Any suggestions for good charter 6-8...
  483. Joda

    Tiny Conventional Reels

    The custom valiants look amazing!
  484. Joda

    Slow Fall jigs

    I think it's BD's website, lots of photos are not loading.
  485. Joda

    FS: Rod Stands (Holds 18 Rods) - $50

    hi Jason, what are the dimensions? need to know if it can fit in my car. thanks.
  486. Joda

    Shimano Stella SW-8000SWBHG

    Think this one is 8000HG so it's higher and 42" per crank.
  487. Joda

    Wtb: Phenix PHD809xh or calstar gfgr 800h w reel seat

    hi as title said. Please pm me. Thanks!
  488. Joda

    2016 Saltiga star drag

    it compares to a Trini 16 and 16N. in between. I didn't get the clamp so I'm not sure.
  489. Joda

    Daiwa clamps

    what does this fit on?
  490. Joda

    Taros" Boat:

    Do you have the website? I found Liberty but from long beach
  491. Joda

    Used Daiwa Saltiga LD40 2 speed

    Updated the price.
  492. Joda

    Used Daiwa Saltiga LD40 2 speed

    660 yard according to tackledirect. If you don't want the 65# j-braid, I can remove it and sell reel for $340.
  493. Joda

    Used Daiwa Saltiga LD40 2 speed

    Hi I got the reel brand new from fellow BDer here. I took it out for a trip and realize my current fishing trips do not need this big of a reel. Selling for $350 with Daiwa J braids 65# filled, used once. $330 without Braid.
  494. Joda

    WTT/WTS Calstar GF 800L

    I have a teramar mh 8' for trade
  495. Joda

    2016 Saltiga star drag

    Saltiga is here! Arrived today from Japan! Look forward to using it soon! Went with 5.1 in the end....guess if I wanted 6 speed I can always find an excuse to buy a Trinidad :)
  496. Joda

    2016 Saltiga star drag

    Do you like Saltiga LD40 better or talica 12? Both 2 speed and seem very comparable.
  497. Joda

    Overnight trip

    oh what?! thanks Jason.
  498. Joda

    Overnight trip

    hi all, Planning a trip with friends in June. There's El Dorado and Freedom available. Which would you advice and why? Thanks!!
  499. Joda

    sold

    3rd in line please
  500. Joda

    I need some input!

    great art! only question is....how do you cast it a football field!!?:eek:
  501. Joda

    2016 Saltiga star drag

    I think the shops are saying July/August.
  502. Joda

    2016 Saltiga star drag

    I would get spinner for popper, so you say 5.1?
  503. Joda

    Channel island White Sea bass

    Right I understand but I want to know what to bring just in case they want to set it up a certain way and want to make sure I have the tackle for it. 1/2 ounce sliders go it
  504. Joda

    Channel island White Sea bass

    anything else?
  505. Joda

    2016 Saltiga star drag

    hi BDer, at a crossroad and need your advice. Looking to order a Saltiga 35 star drag from Japan and there's a couple of different models. the two I'm looking at is the 35NH and the 35N-SJ. 35NH is 6.4, line retrieval is 47" 35N-SJ is 5.1, line retrieval is 38" I'm looking for versatility...
  506. Joda

    7seasworld.com......good or bad?

    this is the site that's popular in Thailand. http://www.7seasproshopthai.com/ that other website looks odd.
  507. Joda

    Wtb: Avet JX raptor

    hi all Looking for the Avet JX raptor for a friend of mine. Please let me know what you have, thanks!
  508. Joda

    Swap meet?

    Thanks that's the one!
  509. Joda

    Swap meet?

    Hi anyone have info on the Norwalk swap meet tomorrow 5/15 Sunday?
  510. Joda

    Calstar GG vs. GFX

    I don't have Moon's contact, can you PM me? so my question is what is the difference between the GG270-8h vs. the GFX800M or GFX800ML?
  511. Joda

    Braid line test

    lol, I would but bass pro is sooo far... might as well get new braids at local shops next time.
  512. Joda

    Channel island White Sea bass

    heading up again on 5/22 on aloha spirit. I'm hoping for wsb this trip. What should I be prep with? What's the depth we will be fishing for the wsb? Thanks in advance!
  513. Joda

    Calstar GG vs. GFX

    hi Matt, thank you for the clarifications, I like the action on the GG better so if I can't find a GG, would a GFX or GF be closer? if I start going to other brands, would a seeker black steel 270-8h be similar to the GG 270-8h? any other brands to suggest?
  514. Joda

    Calstar GG vs. GFX

    hi All, I was looking at the GG series instead of the grafighter and a friend told me the GFX might be something I can look at as well. Can someone tell me what's the difference between the GFX vs. GF, and GFX vs. GG? Was looking at the GG 270-8H (15-40) and GFX 800ML (15-40) or maybe GFX...
  515. Joda

    Calstar GG vs. GFX

    hi All, I was looking at the GG series instead of the grafighter and a friend told me the GFX might be something I can look at as well. Can someone tell me what's the difference between the GFX vs. GF, and GFX vs. GG? Was looking at the GG 270-8H (15-40) and GFX 800ML (15-40) or maybe GFX...
  516. Joda

    Swibait weights for Lingcod.

    The boat I was on this weekend recommended 16 oz, at the start fishing for rockfish but when we switch to the shallower 150' range for lingcods, I was able to get away with 8 oz.
  517. Joda

    Channel island lings

    Hi James, Thanks! The tackle storage isn't great, not a lot of room for storage, try to get there early to get a spot for your pack. but if you're running late then a rolling bag might work, I see some rolling bags just backed against the bait tank. Good luck!
  518. Joda

    Outer Channel Islands 3 Day - Memorial Day Weekend

    Hi matt Just got back from the constitution on an overnight. Very spacious boat and clean. Bunks are pretty spacious too, no particular location seem to be better than others, I slept closer to the stairs for access. Crew was friendly but a few came up from SD to help up since many...
  519. Joda

    Channel island lings

    Thanks to all for the advice. Landed 7 today and kept 3. JP!
  520. Joda

    Braid line test

    Lol I certainly do not run my spectra with napkins!
  521. Joda

    Braid line test

    I'm sure. It's from bass pro.
  522. Joda

    Channel island lings

    You're right, 30-80 is too heavy for lings, just hoping some White Sea bass shows up!
  523. Joda

    Channel island lings

    If I bring just 2 rods, which should I bring out of the 3? Shimano teramar 8' 20-50 Gloomis pelagic 7' 25-40 Phenix axis 7' 30-80
  524. Joda

    Braid line test

    may have to if today's test also fails... just got them braids 2-3 month ago....
  525. Joda

    Braid line test

    hi ted, yes I've thought of that there fore I am trying to get another scale for today, will keep everyone posted.
  526. Joda

    Braid line test

    hi Jim, These are fairly new braids, fished 3 times max. I store in my garage so it's not too hot.
  527. Joda

    Braid line test

    PowerPro from bass pro..... Crazy
  528. Joda

    Braid line test

    I'll happily replace my door handles if my braids are as advertised! My braid was 50%+ under. 65# Breaking around 25#. So close to ripping it out from my reel and getting other kinds of braid. Suggestions?
  529. Joda

    Braid line test

    ill happily get a new door handle if my braid is as advertised!!!!!
  530. Joda

    Braid line test

    Hi It was no longer knot test. We just cut a piece of braid and tie the end on knob and other on scale. The knot factor was taken out.
  531. Joda

    Braid line test

    Hi all, I'm confused and need some clarification. I was at my buddy's house just prepping for this weekend. We decided to test our FG knot strength so we tied one end braid 65# to the door knob and other mono end 50# to scale. As we pull the scale, it will measure the weight. Our fg knot...
  532. Joda

    Channel island lings

    hi all, Heading out to Channel Islands on a overnight, hoping for some tips. What's been working on the lings? Thanks!!
  533. Joda

    Penn Fathom 25ld2

    Interested in 270-8 rod, pm you
  534. Joda

    Outer Channel Islands 3 Day - Memorial Day Weekend

    Hi Matt, I'm going on an overnighter on the Constitution this Friday night so I'll let you know once I'm back!
  535. Joda

    Gloomis 7 foot blank rod

    Hi Alex, what's the rating on this blank?
  536. Joda

    Long shot but have to ask

    Any other votes? 5.1 or 6.4? :)
  537. Joda

    New Daiwa Saltiga Lever Drag LD40 2-Speed

    do you have box? I pm you. thanks.
  538. Joda

    Long shot but have to ask

    If I can only get 1,which would be more versatile?
  539. Joda

    Long shot but have to ask

    Thanks for all your help! I'm going to order from plat.co.jp this week! now... should I get 35NH or 35N-SJ.... 6.4 vs. 5.1... your thoughts?
  540. Joda

    Long shot but have to ask

    Hi mark and Steve, When you said dealt with, you were there physically or is there a website I can purchase from? That might make my life easier. Thanks!
  541. Joda

    Long shot but have to ask

    Thanks thanks!! Look like a great place to have it in stock!
  542. Joda

    Long shot but have to ask

    Thanks that's a brilliant idea!
  543. Joda

    Long shot but have to ask

    You have the name? :) Or at least the district it's at?
  544. Joda

    Long shot but have to ask

    Does anyone know of a good tackleshop in Japan (Tokyo) that may be able get the Daiwa Saltiga 35NH that's releasing in May 2016? I have a friend currently in Japan but will return mid May, I want to ask him for help but want to make sure the shop will get the item early so he doesn't have to...
  545. Joda

    Hamachi Jig Stick, Anyone Try One?

    Anymore update on this? I'm looking at it too. Does this rod work for slow jigging?
  546. Joda

    If you can only have 5 rods

    i take it you're a Phenix fan?:D
  547. Joda

    UC jigging rod

    Thanks cap! I'm actually looking for a short parabolic rod to do some slow jigging, seems like Zeus might be a good choice.
  548. Joda

    WTB Calstar gg270H 8'

    Sorry looking for gg, thanks though
  549. Joda

    WTB Calstar gg270H 8'

    Hi looking for this rod, if you have for sale please PM me. Custom with reel seat is even more welcome. Thanks!
  550. Joda

    Shimano twin power 6000pg

    Pm you thanks
  551. Joda

    If you can only have 5 rods

    thank you, this is exactly what I'm looking for.
  552. Joda

    If you can only have 5 rods

    Lol I can't handle that lol. If I pick one, should I go with tilefish or predator to cover more range since I have those 3 rods already?
  553. Joda

    If you can only have 5 rods

    would a UC Tilefish or UC Predator be good for surface iron? I'm looking at those two.
  554. Joda

    If you can only have 5 rods

    one day i'll get there. Let me get my first 5 first haha.
  555. Joda

    If you can only have 5 rods

    Hi Brad, any suggestion on Length?
  556. Joda

    If you can only have 5 rods

    If I can only have 5, for fishing in So Cal 1-3 days max. What rods for what applications will I need to have? Trying to cover as much # and different techniques as possible with just 5. Any suggestion is welcome. thanks! ------------added------------------ I currently have: 1.) phenix...
  557. Joda

    New saltiga15h

    can't wait till the 35NH is out!
  558. Joda

    UC jigging rod

    Hi, Looking at the uc jigging rods, anyone can tell me the difference between the xtreme composite dual helix vs the Zeus? Specifically looking at CXJ602 vs Zeus 2. Thanks in advance!
  559. Joda

    I'm back after 5 year Haitus, epic bluefin tuna fishing

    Billy, my bro is a fb friend of yours! Been looking forward to meeting you! Great trip man, hope to see more!
  560. Joda

    DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER!

    where are you located for pick up?
  561. Joda

    Maximus tales (PG 13 version)

    Such a great read, best I've read in this forum so far!! Man I missed out on the first/uncut version!!
  562. Joda

    Curado SOLD

    Texted
  563. Joda

    SOLD

    Pm
  564. Joda

    Want to add another jigging setup

    The prices of the metal witch aren't bad. Black hole is a bit higher but maybe in quality as well. No idea, hope you get to try metal witch and let us know! Thanks John!
  565. Joda

    Want to add another jigging setup

    thanks for the clarifications and cool video. Metal Witch rods seem like their preference, anyone with experience on them?
  566. Joda

    Wtb gloomis pelagic psr90-25

    just called, nope... will keep on searching!
  567. Joda

    Wtb gloomis pelagic psr90-25

    will do, thanks!
  568. Joda

    Wtb gloomis pelagic psr90-25

    ya, I called them, it was gone already. thanks for looking out!
  569. Joda

    WTB: talica 12ii and calstar 700MH

    Please pm me if you have any of these fs. Thanks!!
  570. Joda

    Wtb gloomis pelagic psr90-25

    thanks, i'll give them a call!
  571. Joda

    Wtb gloomis pelagic psr90-25

    8'?! Sounds awesome, what's the model number so I can keep an eye out?
  572. Joda

    Wtb gloomis pelagic psr90-25

    you think the Andros 5ii goes better on the PSR-84 30 or the PSR 90-25?
  573. Joda

    Wtb gloomis pelagic psr90-25

    thanks jer, I got the 30# and really like it. Just looking for an used one to save cost. There's a good 20# pelagic in classified but was trying to get 7'6". thanks,
  574. Joda

    Wtb gloomis pelagic psr90-25

    Looking for this rod, please pm me. Thanks
  575. Joda

    Sold

    Where are you located for pick up?
  576. Joda

    Trinidad 30a and a Trinidad 14a good deal?

    Sounds pretty good to me!
  577. Joda

    FS: Shimano Talica 10II and 2 x 8II mint

    Great seller! I bought from him and the item was pristine! Bump!
  578. Joda

    FLATFALL JIGS $5 each

    mike, sent you a pm too.
  579. Joda

    Flat falls style lures 160g 125g 100g

    Let us know when you get 200!
  580. Joda

    It's been years since my last Fred Hall Show

    cheaper at the show?
  581. Joda

    Thinking about becoming a Grady owner

    Link doesn't work can you pm me?
  582. Joda

    Wtb gloomis pelagic psr84-40 or psr84-30

    Thanks! Looking to pick one up used first and then go from there. Bump
  583. Joda

    Wtb gloomis pelagic psr84-40 or psr84-30

    Hi all Please pm me if you have these rods for sale. Thank you, Wtb gloomis pelagic psr84-40 or psr84-30.
  584. Joda

    Rod suggestions for Trini16a?

    thanks, I know a lot of recommendations will come in various form but I just want your take and how you would set up your Trini16 (or similar) combo. thanks!
  585. Joda

    Rod suggestions for Trini16a?

    hi BDers, Looking for a rod suggestion for a Trini 16a, I would back with 65# braid. Currently have talica for heavier and Andros for lighter. I'm hoping to use the trini16a the most and would like to know what rod you would recommend. thanks!!
  586. Joda

    3/4 day SD YT bite

    so thinking back to the Saturday trip, i have a few questions. With 8 anglers on MB vs. 20 anglers on Malihini, MB caught 6, Malihini caught 36. We were literally next to each other the whole time at finger banks. Was it just luck? skills? Or other factors? Is it possible that 20 yoyo's in...
  587. Joda

    3/4 day SD YT bite

    Went on mission belle Saturday, only 8 anglers on the boat. End up with 6 yt for the whole boat. 15-20# size except 1. Of the 6, I caught one of them but it happens to be the smallest yt in perhaps all of Mexico. Can't wait to go back!
  588. Joda

    3/4 day sd

    How long does it take for the boats to get to Coronado islands? How long do we have to fish?
  589. Joda

    Rod for talica 12ii

    How long are usually the ride to the island? How long do we have to fish?
  590. Joda

    Rod for talica 12ii

    Thanks good to know!
  591. Joda

    Rod for talica 12ii

    what's a RSW?
  592. Joda

    Rod for talica 12ii

    Debating Malihini or mission belle. Your thoughts?
  593. Joda

    Rod for talica 12ii

    Going out to Coronado this Saturday, hope it will work well. Hope weather is better too.
  594. Joda

    Rod for talica 12ii

    Lol crap I just got the axis 720xh. i guess I'll get ready to get my ass handed....
  595. Joda

    3/4 day sd

    Anything about the parking situation with cars getting broken into?