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by mark poulson
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 8.13lbs CFW 10/15/17 Senko
Replies: 1
Views: 1112

Re: 8.13lbs CFW 10/15/17 Senko

Nice fish!
by mark poulson
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cooch
Replies: 12
Views: 1149

Re: Cooch Rest in Peace

WRB wrote:This has been a very difficult year and now Cooch, my heart is heavy and prayers for his family.
Special man that gave everyone he ever came in contact with feeling they were his freinds.
R.I.P you deserve it and will be missed.
Tom


Amen.
by mark poulson
Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Year of the Big Bass
Replies: 16
Views: 1370

Re: Year of the Big Bass

HenderT wrote:That is an incredible catch!


X2!!
by mark poulson
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: boat carpet alternatives
Replies: 6
Views: 570

Re: boat carpet alternatives

good morning western bass. my ranger needs some new carpet and was wondering about alternatives to bass boat carpet, or just have the carpet redone. I have heard about people using bed liner instead but what about the weight. I would like to keep my padded front deck but would consider some thing e...
by mark poulson
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Video-Crankbaits and Spinnerbaits on the Ca Delta - Freebie Friday #4
Replies: 4
Views: 804

Re: Video-Crankbaits and Spinnerbaits on the Ca Delta - Freebie Friday #4

Thanks again. When you change up the format, will there still be Freebie Fridays?
by mark poulson
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Year of the Big Bass
Replies: 16
Views: 1370

Re: Year of the Big Bass

In March of 2009, Mike Iljin caught a 12.76 northern strain largemouth up at Lake Pyramid.
by mark poulson
Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Multiple whopper plopper video
Replies: 4
Views: 657

Multiple whopper plopper video

Check out this kid:

by mark poulson
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ca Delta Whopper Plopper - Video
Replies: 12
Views: 972

Re: Ca Delta Whopper Plopper - Video

Another great video!
I vote for free with embedded ads.
by mark poulson
Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Spinnerbait on the CA Delta - Video
Replies: 1
Views: 602

Re: Spinnerbait on the CA Delta - Video

Thanks.
by mark poulson
Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 12 Pounder from yesterday
Replies: 4
Views: 1680

Re: 12 Pounder from yesterday

Jboutfishn wrote:Very nice! :)

X2!!
by mark poulson
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear lake info
Replies: 6
Views: 618

Re: Clear lake info

clearlakeoutdoors wrote:Bite has been slow but you can catch fish, just slow down and fish a senko ,drop shot ,shakey head or carolina rig. Reaction bait bite has slowed.
BBT toc this weekend.
Triton owners next weekend
CTT pro am the week after that


Sounds like the lack of grass has turned it into a finesse lake.
by mark poulson
Sun Oct 01, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Accessing Little Franks?
Replies: 15
Views: 1537

Re: Accessing Little Franks?

Can you run all out across Little Franks? Yes. Should you? That depends on tides, weeds, debris, and common sense. If you don't know an area, take it easy and be careful, until you learn it well enough to know what's there. Last November I was fishing Little Franks when a duck hunter's flat bottomed...
by mark poulson
Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Accessing Little Franks?
Replies: 15
Views: 1537

Re: Accessing Little Franks?

On low tide, I can only fish the western side, near the Taylor Slough entrance, because the grass is too thick.
by mark poulson
Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Oroville repairs
Replies: 8
Views: 543

Re: Oroville repairs

steve0806 wrote:
mark poulson wrote:
steve0806 wrote:Go to youtube, type lake oroville in search.


The latest update I could find is from Aug.4.


On youtube, search "california dwr". There are current videos as well as historic videos.


Thanks.
by mark poulson
Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Oroville repairs
Replies: 8
Views: 543

Re: Oroville repairs

I found the latest Juan Browne update:

by mark poulson
Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Oroville repairs
Replies: 8
Views: 543

Re: Oroville repairs

@Mark Not sure that this is what you are looking for, but here are the most recent video updates in the WB vid library... they are from this week... Oroville Dam spillway reconstruction expected to end before rainy season http://www.westernbass.com/video/oroville-dam-spillway-reconstruction-expecte...
by mark poulson
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Oroville repairs
Replies: 8
Views: 543

Re: Oroville repairs

steve0806 wrote:
mark poulson wrote:Are there any updates on the repairs at Oroville?

Go to youtube, type lake oroville in search.


The latest update I could find is from Aug.4.
by mark poulson
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Oroville repairs
Replies: 8
Views: 543

Oroville repairs

Are there any updates on the repairs at Oroville?
by mark poulson
Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: bass club
Replies: 4
Views: 541

Re: bass club

I'd suggest you contact one or more existing clubs, to see what's actually involved in setting up a new club.
by mark poulson
Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jerkbait Rod----Survey
Replies: 13
Views: 631

Re: Jerkbait Rod----Survey

Aside from a soft tip and moderate action, I find that having some kind of a fore grip, or, at least, a softer front reel locking nut transition, is critical for how I hold the rod when I'm jerkbaiting. Throwing a working jerkbaits, along with walking baits, are the most active retrieves, so comfort...
by mark poulson
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CA Delta Fishing Report - Video
Replies: 6
Views: 905

Re: CA Delta Fishing Report - Video

Great report, as usual!
by mark poulson
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Replacing kill switch
Replies: 5
Views: 361

Re: Replacing kill switch

Use a cell phone to take pictures of the old switch and wiring before you take it apart.
by mark poulson
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Pyramid Lake Algal Bloom
Replies: 1
Views: 326

Re: Pyramid Lake Algal Bloom

That should cut down on the lake lice.
by mark poulson
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Castaic Bass Club challenge results
Replies: 4
Views: 305

Re: Castaic Bass Club challenge results

Congrats on a great turnout. 40 boats is stout.
I heard VCBC used hooks. Is that legal?
by mark poulson
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Millions of Californians may be paying for twin tunnels
Replies: 1
Views: 378

Re: Millions of Californians may be paying for twin tunnels

How do I hit the like button? Great link.
by mark poulson
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ford Tow Vehicle Engines?
Replies: 12
Views: 829

Re: Ford Tow Vehicle Engines?

Just my opinion a bigger engine is better. I would strongly suggest a F250 with the tow haul option. I have a 2012 f250 and it has been a dream and I am not going through brake pads like I did with my F150. I tow a heavy sled Ranger Z21 and have been extremely happy with the F250. Folsom lake ford ...
by mark poulson
Sun Sep 17, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Re release by request from Bobby Barrack | For those of you emailing WTH is going on at the Delta
Replies: 35
Views: 7497

Re: Re release by request from Bobby Barrack | For those of you emailing WTH is going on at the Delta

Salmon numbers began to decline when the Aqueduct was completed, and water was diverted south. The more water that is diverted, the lower the numbers of salmon making it to the ocean, and then returning. There is a direct correlation, and it's got to be easy to track for people with access to both w...
by mark poulson
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Castaic Bass Club challenge info
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: Castaic Bass Club challenge info

Bassguido wrote:yeah should be fun Mark better turn out then we expected


Your hard work paying off.
by mark poulson
Fri Sep 15, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Castaic Bass Club challenge info
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: Castaic Bass Club challenge info

Great turnout! Congrats!
by mark poulson
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Talons or Power Poles
Replies: 6
Views: 766

Re: Talons or Power Poles

What are the actual weight differences between the two, including brackets, pumps, and all other components, using a 10' anchoring system for comparison?
by mark poulson
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thinking about fishing and fishing friends that are gone
Replies: 10
Views: 872

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. ...
by mark poulson
Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rod Martin
Replies: 7
Views: 529

Re: Rod Martin

Rod,
How are you doing? Please give us an update.
by mark poulson
Sun Sep 10, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: HDS 12 Gen 3 blacking out
Replies: 15
Views: 999

Re: HDS 12 Gen 3 blacking out

Didn't the early big screen units have overheating problems? I remember they had cooling fins on their backsides.
by mark poulson
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2 wheel drive on a gravel launch?
Replies: 14
Views: 904

Re: 2 wheel drive on a gravel launch?

Rod Martin wrote:Had a 1 ton dodge, I kept 1,500 lbs. of bagged cement in the back made it ride better and really helped traction and bagged cement is about the cheapest thing going


Knowing you, I'm surprised you didn't use sand bags! :wink:
by mark poulson
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rod Martin
Replies: 7
Views: 529

Re: Rod Martin

Rod Martin wrote:If you guys hurry . I will set up a fishing tournament in the house (if the water comes in) each room will be a station. Best 5 wins


Hahah..Glad to see you still have your sense of humor.
by mark poulson
Sun Sep 10, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Westlands Water District Banner ?
Replies: 2
Views: 242

Re: Westlands Water District Banner ?

WesternBass has no control over the ads. Google determines the ads based on information by each target viewer... meaning their Adsense shown to each viewer is different to each viewer, depending on what Google knows about the viewer. You will see something related to what Google "knows" a...
by mark poulson
Sun Sep 10, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2 wheel drive on a gravel launch?
Replies: 14
Views: 904

Re: 2 wheel drive on a gravel launch?

Do they still call that positraction? That was the must have rear end for drag racing, back in the 60's.
by mark poulson
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rod Martin
Replies: 7
Views: 529

Re: Rod Martin

Man, I hope you come through this in one piece. It sounds like it's going to be rough. I'm thinking of you. Take care.
by mark poulson
Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rod Martin
Replies: 7
Views: 529

Rod Martin

Thinking of you. Be safe.
by mark poulson
Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 5#er on topwater
Replies: 2
Views: 1225

Re: 5#er on topwater

Nice!!!
by mark poulson
Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thinking about fishing and fishing friends that are gone
Replies: 10
Views: 872

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.
by mark poulson
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clearlake Fish Die Off --- New Approach
Replies: 12
Views: 1763

Re: Clearlake Fish Die Off --- New Approach

Good post, good points. It must be in someone's financial interest to keep doing what they're doing, and not enforcing the law.
by mark poulson
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What line do you use for crankbaits?
Replies: 21
Views: 816

Re: What line do you use for crankbaits?

Baits with treble hooks and large bodies give the fish something to use for leverage when they head shake and try to throw the hook. Using mono and a lighter action rod lets me keep pressure on the fish by keeping a bend in my rod at all times, so there's never enough slack to let them swing the bai...

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