4/7 LB trip - Nacho has squid

SemperFi75

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Hi guys.

Got out Sunday for my daughter's first trip on the fishing boat. She got some helm time (apologies to BadJuJu if we got too close at the wall) and did well but different than the old 18' bowrider.
Ladies cruise so LATE start but Nacho had squid!
Still didn't catch but that's not the bait's problem. I saw stuff like this... ps what am I looking at? I just installed this. lol

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… but couldn't get set right and the ladies really wanted to stay inside calmer waters. lol

Did stop the boat … but not by choice.
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Wrapped around the prop and stopped us. I wasn't at the helm but no buoys floating around loose so I don't think she ran over anyone's lobster trap.

Good safe day on the water with some good eats... and beverages.
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ps Anyone who saw me go for a ride when were pulling out, thanks for not laughing... too loud. What a boat ramp folly. Old guy grabbing a bow rail and thinking he's gonna guide the boat on the trailer. rofl [/ATTACH] upload_2019-4-9_15-0-36.png
 
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pacificscout

Hey! You got any frozen ice?
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    And other inner harbor areas hold fish for a comfortable day fishing whilst using light small bass tackle.
     
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    AndyJ

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    Good try. My lady usually outfishes me and always wants to stay out late. Great idea to freeze the squid for later. Just don't stink up the freezer. Ask me how I know..
     
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    SemperFi75

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    Left side of the screen is soft bottom, right is hard bottom with fish, classic deep water bass marks especially since you were on the middle of the Horseshoe
    Thank you. So drift the soft bottom for halibut and anchor uphill and bait fish the bass? Thanks again.
     
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    dktool

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    I am curious about your sonar imaging, did you find that the signal went away and the depth number started flashing at faster speed, and if so, what speed did it lose signal ?

    Oh and my wife loves to fish too but also goes horizontal when stopping in the slop. If I get her to sheltered areas of Cat she's fine........just don't stop !
     
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    SemperFi75

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    I am curious about your sonar imaging, did you find that the signal went away and the depth number started flashing at faster speed, and if so, what speed did it lose signal ?

    Oh and my wife loves to fish too but also goes horizontal when stopping in the slop. If I get her to sheltered areas of Cat she's fine........just don't stop !
    Sorry, I was just trying to steer the boat in that bumpy stuff and wasn't looking. lol
    jk I actually peeked to see and the only difference I noticed were occasional vertical lines like static drifting across the screen. I didn't check the numbers but I'll pay more attention next time.
     
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    dktool

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    If you installed the transducer I would be interested in seeing a pic of placement, depth and angle.
    I am playing with a recent install that is the same x-ducer although it's a GT23 where yours is a GT21 (basically same)

    You can pm me if you don't want this thread to be hi-jacked.

    Thanks
     
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    SemperFi75

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    I am curious about your sonar imaging, did you find that the signal went away and the depth number started flashing at faster speed, and if so, what speed did it lose signal ?

    Oh and my wife loves to fish too but also goes horizontal when stopping in the slop. If I get her to sheltered areas of Cat she's fine........just don't stop !
     
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