I can still ride a bike.

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FloMar

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Hooped last night, started pulling at 715 and done by 830, me and my partner Bryan.
Had not hooped in 3 seasons, but seems I can still catch a few.
Sardines and Mackerel for bait.
The rest is all but gone now, the ocean calls.
Happy birthday Tommy Holmes, rest in peace!

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FishinMcNuggets

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  • Oct 25, 2010
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    Hey John!

    Good to see you in these parts! Nice Haul.
     
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    ISLAND BOUND

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    Hooped last night, started pulling at 715 and done by 830, me and my partner Bryan.
    Had not hooped in 3 seasons, but seems I can still catch a few.
    Sardines and Mackerel for bait.
    The rest is all but gone now, the ocean calls.
    Happy birthday Tommy Holmes, rest in peace!

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    Those look short, is that a hand towel?? Too bad I couldn't make it by the leave the dock time. Damn 405!!
     
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    ISLAND BOUND

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    Jan 18, 2006
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    26 striper White Knuckles
    Hooped last night, started pulling at 715 and done by 830, me and my partner Bryan.
    Had not hooped in 3 seasons, but seems I can still catch a few.
    Sardines and Mackerel for bait.
    The rest is all but gone now, the ocean calls.
    Happy birthday Tommy Holmes, rest in peace!

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    Told you putting the boat in HH would pay off
     
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    16Klamath

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    Great to see you back, was talking about you with MAX 23' MayCraft cc while fishing MDR last weekend.
     
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    Reel hip

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    You seem to be a popular guy. Good trip you had too.
     
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    FloMar

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    Those look short, is that a hand towel?? Too bad I couldn't make it by the leave the dock time. Damn 405!!
    Sorry Mike, it's the addict in me, done at 9 tonight 30% better quality.
     
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    Tuna Vic

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    Hey John,how the heck are you doing? I first met you as the B/H hunter,always knew you killed the halibut with regularity,asked you for a good spot and you gave me local of one of your spots,I went there and bang 23lb Hali!
    Always wondered how you were doing glad to here your still whacking them,side note always liked the reason you named your new rig FloMar very cool,take care!
     
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    FloMar

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    Hey John,how the heck are you doing? I first met you as the B/H hunter,always knew you killed the halibut with regularity,asked you for a good spot and you gave me local of one of your spots,I went there and bang 23lb Hali!
    Always wondered how you were doing glad to here your still whacking them,side note always liked the reason you named your new rig FloMar very cool,take care!
     
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    FloMar

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    Vic, I'm glad I could help you along the way, these days people are much different.
    That's not good or bad, not getting stuck out on that tree branch again.
    I'm sure you know where I'm coming from, and thank you for the nice words.

    More tidbits from last nights success.
    Started again at 715 and done by 9.
    Again, Mackerel and Sardines for bait with the Sardines in the middle protected on each end by the Macs.
    Some nice quality Sand Bass in the nets also, stupid fish!
    Shorts are crawling early eating the damn bait, scouts!

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    fishsmith

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    You can protect those sardines, if you don't have any macs, by zip-tying the dines through the eyes. Nice to see an old name come back! People usually just disappear without a trace!
     
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    Blackfish

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    The man who took me and my son hooping for the first time. Showed us the ropes. It was quite an evening for my son and I.

    Nice work John. Glad you are back at it.
     
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    flyinverted

    If it floats, flys or fornicates, RENT IT.
  • Apr 24, 2012
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    Curious how you split the bugs when hooping with a buddy. My method is we line em up tallest to smallest, captain/owner takes the biggest one, then we alternate down the line.
     
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