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by Rod Martin
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ca delta senko set up question?
Replies: 8
Views: 469

Re: Ca delta senko set up question?

I use 20lb floro, 7' Phenix ML rod with either a 1/16 or 1/8 joy tungsten weight , 5/0 ewg or round bend hook.
If I am pitching I change to braid and a 7'6" Phenix XH rod but same rigging.

Try the 925 or 955 senko
by Rod Martin
Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: No time wasted...Time is $
Replies: 6
Views: 892

Re: No time wasted...Time is $

Thanks for the info. I will coming up for renewal in a couple of months. I will remember to look for that option, instead of hurrying thru to get the map up dated.
by Rod Martin
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: No time wasted...Time is $
Replies: 6
Views: 892

Re: No time wasted...Time is $

Love your info , helps me all the time. But have a question. I have been renewing my mapping and still have a 2GB card . This last time I had to delete and reload with a smaller area. Do I need to buy a new card or can this be moved over to a lager GB card


Thanks
by Rod Martin
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: bill dance
Replies: 7
Views: 1029

Re: bill dance

I want to ask Bill how his football team is going to do with the new coach from Alabama. When he goes up against his new coaches ex boss and The Tide rolls on. :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol: ROLL TIDE. !!!! Rumor is that Alabama is going to join the NFL as an expansion franchise in Tuscaloosa. :wink: I ...
by Rod Martin
Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: bill dance
Replies: 7
Views: 1029

Re: bill dance

I want to ask Bill how his football team is going to do with the new coach from Alabama. When he goes up against his new coaches ex boss and The Tide rolls on. :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol:




ROLL TIDE. !!!!
by Rod Martin
Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Question about spinning reels.
Replies: 4
Views: 405

Re: Question about spinning reels.

Yes, there's an easy fix and NO you don't need to go to TackleTour to get it. In your factory box there is a pack of little black disks. Take your spool off and add one to the spool shaft like those already there. That's it! Thanks Mark but I like Dans answer better :D . I looked and found the box,...
by Rod Martin
Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Question about spinning reels.
Replies: 4
Views: 405

Question about spinning reels.

I have a almost new Shimano reel the stacks line on the reel more front than back. Is there a cure for that.


Thanks
Rod
by Rod Martin
Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 4 bank onboard charger question
Replies: 10
Views: 566

Re: 4 bank onboard charger question

I have the Minn Kota 4 bank 15amp charger. It has worked out very well for me. Bought it on this site NIB and got a good price along with a great charger.
by Rod Martin
Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Political
Topic: Republican party ??????
Replies: 2
Views: 1848

Re: Republican party ??????

who's your pick in 2016 crispy cream christy wait he'll stop traffic to the democrats convention block all briges if you dont vote for him. jeb bush now thats funny strike 2 why go on Hillary the hillabeast in 2016 what difference does it make IM BETTING BILL GET ANOTHER :wink: IN THE OVAL OFFICE I...
by Rod Martin
Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Political
Topic: Has anyone had changes in their health care yet
Replies: 15
Views: 1973

Re: Has anyone had changes in their health care yet

jiggin4bass wrote:rod your party and you have no platform just face it your party has no fight left no leader period



Sometimes its fun to go back to old posts
by Rod Martin
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Re: Happy New Year

Happy New Year ! Mark

It cannot help but be a great New Year. After all

Each morning when you wake, God has given you a fresh day to do with as you wish. As for me, I wish to enjoy my wife, family, friends and fish :D
by Rod Martin
Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: When you switch 2 stroke oil types ?
Replies: 3
Views: 340

Re: When you switch 2 stroke oil types ?

Thanks for the comeback.

I have gone 100% Lucas . I don't know why I haven't done this before. I used Lucas oil additive for years in our trucks.
by Rod Martin
Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:34 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Hook2 or Elite-Ti or ?
Replies: 10
Views: 745

Re: Hook2 or Elite-Ti or ?

Ok, I pulled the trigger and bought a HDS 7 gen 3 Tackle warehouse had on clearance. BUT received a call from TW the Gen3 I bought was their last and was not in shape to sell. TW instead is sending a new HDS 7 Carbon . Now thats good service. Will wait awhile and pickup a front unit once I have beco...
by Rod Martin
Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: When you switch 2 stroke oil types ?
Replies: 3
Views: 340

When you switch 2 stroke oil types ?

Can you mix. Or should you wait till you're very low to add a different oil ? Say semi - synthetic moving to synthetic ?



Thanks
by Rod Martin
Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Hook2 or Elite-Ti or ?
Replies: 10
Views: 745

Re: Hook2 or Elite-Ti or ?

thank you for your answers. Now I'm totally messed up. I think more utube and maybe a day on the water before I put out the money for 2 new graphs. I need to narrow down what I want then fine the best unit to do it with. the most important for me is the side scan. if possible I want to be able to sc...
by Rod Martin
Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Hook2 or Elite-Ti or ?
Replies: 10
Views: 745

Re: Hook2 or Elite-Ti or ?

I'm sorry I was watching a utube doing a navionics trail and waypoints on an iPad then using wifi to transfer them to a carbon on the post it said it could be done on elite units also. Was wondering if the hook2 would do that too I'm looking to use front for sidescan mainly and back unit for mapping...
by Rod Martin
Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Hook2 or Elite-Ti or ?
Replies: 10
Views: 745

Re: Hook2 or Elite-Ti or ?

Edd wrote:IF you are using one MFD and not sharing info, the HOOK2/Tripleshot is a great value for CHIRP, 2D, and Imaging sonars. If you want touchscreen you will need to jump up to the ti series at minimum.




Can the hook2 do the wifi link and map transfer like a Elite ?



Thanks
by Rod Martin
Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Hook2 or Elite-Ti or ?
Replies: 10
Views: 745

Hook2 or Elite-Ti or ?

Looking to upgrade. I am using a HDS 5 now and am wanting to move up BUT not break the bank. In a 9" product what would be the differences in the hook2 and the Elite-Ti . Most lakes I fish a 10' to 12' so I am really interested in the side scan and if they allow you to do the mapping with navio...
by Rod Martin
Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: which Lucas 2 stroke oil is Best
Replies: 5
Views: 398

Re: which Lucas 2 stroke oil is Best

At my stage in life, the money is not that important. But having my motor last with the least chance of trouble is.

Thank you for your input Ken
by Rod Martin
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: which Lucas 2 stroke oil is Best
Replies: 5
Views: 398

which Lucas 2 stroke oil is Best

Do I gain anything going full synthetic over just using the semi- synthetic 2 stroke oil ?

I'm using it an older 2009 Mercury Opti 90HP

Thanks
by Rod Martin
Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Vehicle Discussion
Topic: Need advice - Diesel Truck owners?
Replies: 11
Views: 762

Re: Need advice - Diesel Truck owners?

I thought there was an exception for out of state . If you buy it from your dad and put it in your name in Nebraska , then move it to calif. and it meets smog for the state it came from but would have to have all legal that came on it. People moving to calif. from other states don't have to change t...
by Rod Martin
Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Vortex trailer hubs/Lucas oil
Replies: 12
Views: 703

Re: Vortex trailer hubs/Lucas oil

Boy you guys have me worried now. My trailer is a 2009 or 8 with a 2009 Ranger 177TR on it with everything loaded in it. I bought it in Aug/Sept 2016 with the original tires and wheel bearings - I think. ( motor only had used 24 gals of gas at that time) on the smart gauge single axle Now I'm scare...
by Rod Martin
Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Vortex trailer hubs/Lucas oil
Replies: 12
Views: 703

Re: Vortex trailer hubs/Lucas oil

Boy you guys have me worried now. My trailer is a 2009 or 8 with a 2009 Ranger 177TR on it with everything loaded in it. I bought it in Aug/Sept 2016 with the original tires and wheel bearings - I think. ( motor only had used 24 gals of gas at that time) on the smart gauge single axle Now I'm scare...
by Rod Martin
Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Vortex trailer hubs/Lucas oil
Replies: 12
Views: 703

Re: Vortex trailer hubs/Lucas oil

Boy you guys have me worried now. My trailer is a 2009 or 8 with a 2009 Ranger 177TR on it with everything loaded in it. I bought it in Aug/Sept 2016 with the original tires and wheel bearings - I think. ( motor only had used 24 gals of gas at that time) on the smart gauge single axle Now I'm scared...
by Rod Martin
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What would be a good reel for ?
Replies: 13
Views: 804

Re: What would be a good reel for ?

Rod, Go to Tackle Tour, and check out the review archives. There are reviews of both the I and the K reels. http://www.tackletour.com/menuarchive.html I took a look. Think for me I will buy the 220i till I cannot get it anymore , then start on the new one. It looks like the 2 have the same cap. Tha...
by Rod Martin
Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What would be a good reel for ?
Replies: 13
Views: 804

Re: What would be a good reel for ?

That app is one of those Curado K was designed to do.....bulletproof reel. Smaller, lighter and still a 200 size spool. Dan The brass main gear would make this a really attractive choice for me. Aluminum gears just don't hold up the same as brass under heavier loads in my experience. How much diffe...
by Rod Martin
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 15% ethanol
Replies: 24
Views: 1785

Re: 15% ethanol

I worry about that too. Right now our reg. 10% ethanol is $2.32 a gal.

But I pay $2.57 for boat gas NO Ethanol

I worry that the crazy California rules will move here and get rid of my boat gas
by Rod Martin
Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What would be a good reel for ?
Replies: 13
Views: 804

Re: What would be a good reel for ?

Thanks to all. I just started using the heavier lines, decided I didn't like the feel of braid. Wanted to get away from it except for maybe the heaviest of cover.
by Rod Martin
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What would be a good reel for ?
Replies: 13
Views: 804

What would be a good reel for ?

Flipping and pitching 30lb floro. I know the heavier floro is stiff and should work on a larger diameter reel but I need a lighter reel my grip and arm don't do well after a full day with heavier rods and reels.

Thanks
by Rod Martin
Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:19 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Boaters Card. Your thoughts?
Replies: 32
Views: 2270

Re: California Boaters Card. Your thoughts?

biteme wrote:Rental boats or jet ski's? How about backing a trailer in?


I know sometimes I get upset having to wait but I gain more in laughs from watching them than I lose having to put up with them.

Where would all the backing mishap videos come from if people learned to do it right.
by Rod Martin
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Satellite Images for boat
Replies: 7
Views: 738

Re: Satellite Images for boat

Hello Rod, The Navionics mobile app is also available for tablets and ipads if you have one laying around. There are a lot of guys out there using their Ipads with the Navionics app mounted with a Ram mount for navigating, that way they have a been screen to see while navigating. Travis Huckaby Tha...
by Rod Martin
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:53 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Satellite Images for boat
Replies: 7
Views: 738

Re: Satellite Images for boat

WRB wrote:RAM makes holders for iPads up to 10" that should work.
Tom


I ordered one for my phone. I am going to try mounting with a quick release and putting it in the glovebox each time I stop. See what I can do to the screen to make it more visible during bright sunlight
by Rod Martin
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Satellite Images for boat
Replies: 7
Views: 738

Re: Satellite Images for boat

Rod are you talking about Goggle Earth overlays or Navionics live charting? Google Earth just shows you static satellite images and they can be anywhere from 1 month to a year old. Navionics has a terrain overlay that comes from satellite images that are static but it does at least track your movem...
by Rod Martin
Sun Oct 29, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Satellite Images for boat
Replies: 7
Views: 738

Re: Satellite Images for boat

Thanks Tom
Overtime I leave my iPhone out in the sun it stops working or I burn it up. How do you keep the sun and heat from bothering them ?

Thanks
by Rod Martin
Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Satellite Images for boat
Replies: 7
Views: 738

Satellite Images for boat

I have gps but want to have Satellite on my boat. I have Navionics on my phone and try to use it but its too small and hard to see with sun glasses and moving.
Some of the place I fish have very bad mapping and I need to use Satellite to see some of the canals where gps doesn't show right.


Thanks
by Rod Martin
Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Baitcasting rod
Replies: 12
Views: 935

Re: Baitcasting rod

I would look at the Phenix Rods. I know a lot of people fish them but you see very few for sale as used.
by Rod Martin
Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Marine Accessories
Topic: 6" Jack Plate
Replies: 4
Views: 621

Re: 6" Jack Plate

If you have not sold this I will take it.


Rod Martin
1-209-610-4064
by Rod Martin
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Marine Accessories
Topic: 6" Jack Plate
Replies: 4
Views: 621

Re: 6" Jack Plate

How much to ship to Holiday, Florida. 34691 ?
by Rod Martin
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat Question/ Should I sell or run it til she goes?
Replies: 1
Views: 584

Re: Boat Question/ Should I sell or run it til she goes?

If you fish anywhere its a LONG way back. Find a newer boat and sell it for what you can get. If you don't want to haul it to the junk yard because nobody buys a blown boat and motor that old, sell for what you can get and upgrade. If you start to worry that you may not get back or limit how far you...
by Rod Martin
Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: bass boat carpeting
Replies: 6
Views: 718

Re: bass boat carpeting

When I am in California I use C & C Marine in Modesto for all my boating needs They have done carpet, converted Mercury motors to propane, rewiring, to just general maint.
by Rod Martin
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jerkbait Rod----Survey
Replies: 13
Views: 787

Re: Jerkbait Rod----Survey

I use a Phenix 7' ML Ultra MBX for jerk baits and rattle traps. Also for 5" senkos, also for 8" Yamamoto grubs
by Rod Martin
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Shasta Jig Trailers
Replies: 8
Views: 968

Re: Lake Shasta Jig Trailers

Super Pork !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Brown and some Rick Hoover jigs. I still have some around
by Rod Martin
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: bass boat carpeting
Replies: 6
Views: 718

Re: bass boat carpeting

The Ranger dealer near me in Palm Harbor does a great job.
by Rod Martin
Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 1st boat decisions and questions
Replies: 16
Views: 1104

Re: 1st boat decisions and questions

I just bought my second Ranger 177TR. I had sold my first thinking I would never fish again. Last year I realized how much I was missing and saw one on eBay so I bought it. You cannot go wrong with one of these boats. Hold their value, easy to fish out of and cost is very low to operate. A used 177T...
by Rod Martin
Sun Sep 17, 2017 5:04 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Custom Bass fishing seat
Replies: 0
Views: 353

Custom Bass fishing seat

I am looking for the perfect fishing seat. I no longer can stand and fish and the regular fishing seat take up to much front deck space. Looking to adapt a butt seat with something like motorcycles have as a back rest. Short and small but enough to give a little support for my back. Anyone ever seen...
by Rod Martin
Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: High pressure vrs low pressure
Replies: 6
Views: 1187

Re: High pressure vrs low pressure

Hurricanes are about the max in going High, Low, High. Before the hurricane we caught around 20-25 fish biggest was around 6lbs. I say around because I no longer weigh or handle fish any longer than it takes to release unless it is in a tournament . After the hurricane , we caught about the same num...
by Rod Martin
Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thinking about fishing and fishing friends that are gone
Replies: 10
Views: 949

Re: Thinking about fishing and fishing friends that are gone

Well power is back on and tournament was moved to next month. Now if I can catch some fish :shock:





Life is Good
by Rod Martin
Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Replica Bass Mounts
Replies: 6
Views: 578

Re: Replica Bass Mounts

Met these guys on a fishing trip to Brazil . Real nice guys


http://lakeforktaxidermy.net/
by Rod Martin
Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: "Why costly WaterFix tunnels project fixes nothing"
Replies: 3
Views: 516

Re: "Why costly WaterFix tunnels project fixes nothing"

Its hard to believe that anyone thinks moving where you suck all the water out of the delta will change the damage it will do to the delta.
Who was it ? That said there is a sucker born every minute.
by Rod Martin
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thinking about fishing and fishing friends that are gone
Replies: 10
Views: 949

Re: Thinking about fishing and fishing friends that are gone

Rod, I'll be thinking of you, and hoping the eye moves east of you a good distance. Do take care. Well you did a good job on your hoping. Irma did move about 20 miles east before coming over us. Max wind gusts at 115 per weather channel.com. We were very fortunate , we had little damage from Irma. ...

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