26 Seaswirl....sinking near 9 mile bank currently 10:35 am

Phat Boat

I've posted enough I should edit this section
Apr 18, 2004
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San Diego
Name
Jon
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Grady White Marlin 300
I hope everyone makes it home safe tonight. Wow.
 

nefarious235

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Aug 1, 2008
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Proudly American
Name
Dan
Boat
canoe & plastic flotsam
We can only hope.....
Dickhead.jpg


Seriously hope everyone is all right even if it was this dickhead.
 
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duckbutter6a

Florida man living in SoCal
Nov 15, 2014
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El Cajon
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Hank
Boat
Dusky 17
hahaha your a dick but a funny one atleast! The radio traffic about divers yesterday was great.
 

Blackfish

Fishing, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
Sep 20, 2005
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In a Pineapple, under the sea.
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Lee Obvious
Boat
50' Hatteras
This is the best stuff. I have not used it to save the boat, but I did use it to save a load of bait.

I never go out without it.

same stuff as toilet bowl wax gaskets. I have a Tupperware container full of it in my ditch bag, on my small boat....
 

BigJoe

No fish in O'side
Dec 6, 2005
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Vista
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Joe
Boat
26', Striper, Wage Burner
carrying an assortment of tapered wooden plugs can be very helpful.....and make sure the insurance is paid up
Have both of these but thanks for the Stay Afloat product.

Hope they got he souls rescued.
 

Derby

My "Member" is Well Known.
Sep 9, 2010
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SouthBay SF
Name
The Kid
Boat
Aquasport 222 FFV
Have both of these but thanks for the Stay Afloat product.

Hope they got he souls rescued.
Youtube Stay Afloat. There are a few great demonstrations. It's amazing what this stuff can do.

Yeah, I hope everyone is alright.
 

reel therapy

21 Triumph CC
Aug 6, 2008
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San Diego ca. us
Name
thomas
Boat
21' CC Love Them Triumphs!
What a shitty experience! That would be my worst nightmare. Thanks responders for some great tips; I,e nerf footballs etc... I'm glad everyone is OK!
 

bman440440

I am the one who knocks!!!
Sep 8, 2010
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San Diego 92117
Name
B-MAN
Boat
Heisenberg(20' Maxum), Ships & Giggles (32' double decker pontoon)
it was just on the news... boat did not sink... chopper dropped down an emergency pump and it was enough to keep the bilge down to find the leak and seal it... it was towed to shelter island and put back on its trailer
 

RyanErb

Love to fish!
Aug 7, 2012
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All over the 805
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Ryan
Boat
OnTheWater
it was just on the news... boat did not sink... chopper dropped down an emergency pump and it was enough to keep the bilge down to find the leak and seal it... it was towed to shelter island and put back on its trailer
Good update! Would love to know more about the leak, etc


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Jaysons999

I've posted enough I should edit this section
Apr 5, 2015
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Jay
Boat
16' blue fin "paddy sniffer" 18' Starcraft “Ace of Spades”
Anyone ever had any luck shoving a nerf football into a hole? Heard it works but never had the opportunity thank god
 
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stairman

......
May 16, 2009
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ramona /ca/usa
Name
doug
Boat
yak and lowe duck hunting skiff but they identify as sportfishing crusiers
Anyone ever had any luck shoving a nerf football into a hole? Heard it works but never had the opportunity thank god
Try vegas...i've heard you can buy anything there with enough cash
 

Jaysons999

I've posted enough I should edit this section
Apr 5, 2015
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Jay
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16' blue fin "paddy sniffer" 18' Starcraft “Ace of Spades”
Damn that's funny didn't even realize how it sounded. Screw Vegas money's green anywhere I just don't have any
 

?? fisherman

super Captain
Feb 27, 2003
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Soul Cal
www.sandiegofishing.com
Name
Mike
Boat
Kencraft CC
Haven't had to use any of these, but here are some different options out there..... pick your poison and be safe! ;)

Rupture Seal.


Tru Plug or Stay Plug..... foam plugs


Rescue Tape..... emergency self fusing silicone tape


Boat Bog..... Temporary emergency leak fix putty


Stay Afloat.... Temporary emergency leak fix wax




The unknown fisherman:p:
 
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Shark Meat

Diehard/Determined CAPT
Apr 5, 2006
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San Diego, CA
Name
Mike
Boat
Glacier Bay 2670 Isle Runner - Shark Meat II
Thanks Mike great info
 

gnehekul

I've posted enough I should edit this section
Mar 23, 2012
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los angeles
Name
Fishead
Boat
cash carrying ho
In the navy all they give you are wooden dowels and a big hammer. Once I shoved my pants into a hole propped myself against it by pushing against the opposite wall and saved merica during a simulation.

Stood there is my undies but we passed?
 

Vibora

Member
Aug 18, 2011
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Murrieta
Name
Adam
Boat
Yes
"Plumbing test equipment, pneumatic plugs or Mechanical plugs of various sizes
Obviously one style needs air.

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Trayscool

Captain
Sep 26, 2008
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Long Beach
www.skipjackmafia.com
Name
Travis
Boat
NO BOATS
This happened to me before.

We were in Catalina and on a mooring sleeping after a LONG night of hooping. I woke up in the morning and heard the bilge pump running but VERY slowly. First thing I did was jump up and noticed the back of the boat was very low in the water so I switched batteries and started the motor, which got the bilge running full speed. Then I started looking thru all of the hatches and found the bait pump thru hull has broken off and water pouring in. You could see straight to the ocean thru the hole. We shoved a wood plug in there and it immediately stopped the leak, like bone dry after the water was pumped out. Drove back to LB no problem and had it fixed by the next day.

Never leave the dock without a working bilge pump, good batteries, and a wood butt plug.

Only thing Id change is a high water alarm to wake our asses up earlier.