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by Kentuck
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lower unit fix
Replies: 4
Views: 399

Re: Lower unit fix

ash wrote:I would also have someone look at your seals and gears too. Hitting something that would break that off, may have caused more damage to the LU.

Ive gone over it is ok. It was actually cracked before that so it didn't take much to break it off.
by Kentuck
Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lower unit fix
Replies: 4
Views: 399

Lower unit fix

Hit a rock pile and knocked a chunk off the fin on my lower unit. Have been told to take it to Phil's Props but that's a long way.
Anyone know any place in the East Bay than can fix this?
by Kentuck
Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Salinity Barrier in Franks Tract
Replies: 10
Views: 1585

Re: Salinity Barrier in Franks Tract

Added my two cents worth
by Kentuck
Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RIP Lewis Andy "Cooch" Cuccia
Replies: 56
Views: 13067

Re: RIP Andy "Cooch" Cuccia

Broke my heart hearing this today. I am a better fisherman thanks to knowing him, fishing with him and reading his articles and reports. A friend if mine passed away of cancer. The company we worked for wanted to donate money to a charity in his name. His family wanted it yo go to a kids fishing pro...
by Kentuck
Fri May 19, 2017 9:59 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: 8305

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

There's a NOAA shock boat camped out in Discovery Bay. Wonder what they are dking.?
by Kentuck
Wed May 17, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fading Robo MMIIIs
Replies: 22
Views: 2441

Re: Fading Robo MMIIIs

Haven't had the fading issue but have noticed it seems that they fall off the hook more than before. Was thinking they changed their plastic formula.
by Kentuck
Wed May 17, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: MERCURY SUCKS!!!!!
Replies: 33
Views: 3114

Re: MERCURY SUCKS!!!!!

Poor taste bashing Mercury.

I have had a Yamaha for 12 years and it's been a great motor. Won't buy another one. Sucks trying to find folks to work on Yanahas.
by Kentuck
Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Prop tuning shop for Yamaha
Replies: 7
Views: 528

Re: Prop tuning shop for Yamaha

Thanks all. I will have the prop checked. Seems odd to have a brand new prop with a spun hub but I guess you never know.
by Kentuck
Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Prop tuning shop for Yamaha
Replies: 7
Views: 528

Re: Prop tuning shop for Yamaha

Johns propeller welding and tuning service in Vallejo on Benicia Rd. I've never done any business there but met people who have. Also check and see if the new prop you out on has vents and it they have or don't have plugs in the vent holes. Lots of boats this makes a huge difference. This is what I...
by Kentuck
Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Prop tuning shop for Yamaha
Replies: 7
Views: 528

Prop tuning shop for Yamaha

Tore a prop up and had to put a new one on. Same model and pitch. Took the boat out and it loses grip just as it comes on pad. I believe this is called cavitation. Also, I used to run around at 4900 rpms, but if I do that now it sounds like the motor is going to blow up from runs too high. I've been...
by Kentuck
Thu Sep 08, 2016 6:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Berry launch
Replies: 1
Views: 422

Re: Berry launch

$18 at Spanish flat plus a half mile drive on dirt road. Your boat is covered in dirt when you leave.
by Kentuck
Sun Aug 14, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Installing Hook 7 - power question
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Re: Installing Hook 7 - power question

:P Thanks. It was a fuse. Must have touched wires when removing the old one.
Now just have to glue the transducer down. Gave it sandbagged down for a trip tomorrow to check position.
by Kentuck
Sat Aug 13, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Installing Hook 7 - power question
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Installing Hook 7 - power question

I bought a hook 7 and was installing it tonight. Got all the cables run. Was wondering how I was going to connect the power cable since there is no way it would reach the battery. I noticed the one I am replacing had the power hooked up to wires going to a panel under the dash. I connected the new w...
by Kentuck
Wed Jul 20, 2016 6:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Night fishing
Replies: 2
Views: 1175

Delta Night fishing

Having grown up fishing at night for bass, I gave been thinking of doing some night fish in the delta. What type of lures would you all suggest I stick with. Wondering how tough it would be with all the weeds.
by Kentuck
Tue Jul 12, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Water Hyacinth control evaluation
Replies: 13
Views: 1450

Re: Delta Water Hyacinth control evaluation

Thanks Cooch.
by Kentuck
Sun Jul 10, 2016 6:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Water Hyacinth control evaluation
Replies: 13
Views: 1450

Re: Delta Water Hyacinth control evaluation

Wonder if they are going to do anything about the primrose?
by Kentuck
Sun Jun 12, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Is all this primrose going to kill the delta?
Replies: 4
Views: 999

Re: Is all this primrose going to kill the delta?

Otay Michael wrote:pictures please

Just saw this. I would if taken pictures yesterday. My concern is all the banks that are no longer viable habitat due to bring choked off by this stuff. Seems to me it's a habitat loss issue. If the don't have banks to spawn on, what will happen?
by Kentuck
Fri Jun 10, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Is all this primrose going to kill the delta?
Replies: 4
Views: 999

Is all this primrose going to kill the delta?

Been noticing lately that many areas at becoming choked off by primrose. Some areas I used to catch nice fish in are completely taken over. Is this stuff going to ruin the delta?
by Kentuck
Fri Jun 10, 2016 12:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Broken eye on rod?
Replies: 1
Views: 306

Re: Broken eye on rod?

Todd's rod and reel repair in Benicia
by Kentuck
Sat Jun 04, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: 3 Double Digit Bass In 2 Months
Replies: 7
Views: 3787

Re: 3 Double Digit Bass In 2 Months

That is awesome. Still waiting for my first.
by Kentuck
Mon May 30, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake Crappie
Replies: 12
Views: 1666

Re: Clear Lake Crappie

Weekend before last caught crappie on just about everything I threw. White mini-jigs were tops. Bugger fish I heard were being caught on the swimbaits. Just about anywhere had fish.
by Kentuck
Sun Apr 24, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: bass reapers
Replies: 4
Views: 946

Re: bass reapers

18 and change won. Took a little over 14 to get a check to finish.
by Kentuck
Thu Mar 10, 2016 9:10 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ranger Trail service shop
Replies: 7
Views: 748

Ranger Trail service shop

Need to have my trailer checked out. Hubs throwing grease. First thought it was locked surge brakes but don't hing that's the case now.
I was looking at either Diablo Marine and Trailer or BoatMasters.
by Kentuck
Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: Vehicle Discussion
Topic: Trailer issue
Replies: 0
Views: 660

Trailer issue

About three weeks ago I took my boat out after not fishing for about 6 months. Wen f on Concord to Holland tract. Stopped to get gas in Oakley and we could smell got brakes. Rims were scorching hot and grease was being thrown from the bearings. Fished anyway. On the way home things seemed better. We...
by Kentuck
Thu Mar 03, 2016 10:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: No left turn signal/brake light on trailer
Replies: 10
Views: 674

Re: No left turn signal/brake light on trailer

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Vernonn wrote:If you popped a fuse, it might be indication of a shorted wire. Check all the rub spots on the wires or you may continue to pop fuses. Good luck.

I was thinking this. Plus. This truck has three fuse boxes. Jeeez.
by Kentuck
Thu Mar 03, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: No left turn signal/brake light on trailer
Replies: 10
Views: 674

Re: No left turn signal/brake light on trailer

Thanks all. Found the right fuse box and yes the left turn/brake was blown.
by Kentuck
Wed Mar 02, 2016 6:36 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: No left turn signal/brake light on trailer
Replies: 10
Views: 674

No left turn signal/brake light on trailer

I do not have a left turn signal/brake light on my rangertrail trailer. All other lights work. I moved the left side wires to the right side and the left turn/brake lights work on the trailer, so the trailer wires are good. It appears I am not getting a signal to the trailer. I put a new trailer plu...
by Kentuck
Mon Jun 22, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Weed sprayers
Replies: 17
Views: 2061

Re: Weed sprayers

I can't wait until they figure out how to get rid of that stinking primrose. That stuff is ruining some of my spots.
by Kentuck
Mon Jun 08, 2015 8:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: onboard charger not working?
Replies: 11
Views: 1187

Re: onboard charger not working?

My charger is a Professional Mariner Pro Tournament 15-3.
by Kentuck
Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: onboard charger not working?
Replies: 11
Views: 1187

Re: onboard charger not working?

Thanks all. No fuses on this one. Wiring comes out of the box and straight to the batteries. No external fuses.
by Kentuck
Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: onboard charger not working?
Replies: 11
Views: 1187

Re: onboard charger not working?

No fuses to check. I will get VM and check ck that. Its a professional mariner pro tournament 15-3. Was on the boat when I bought it 10 years ago.
by Kentuck
Tue Jun 02, 2015 7:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trouble Ahead for Lake Berryessa Bass (food supply)
Replies: 7
Views: 1299

Re: Trouble Ahead for Lake Berryessa Bass (food supply)

I seriously doubt the bass in the lake will starve if 200k of kokanee/salmon/trout aren't planted. There are enough shad/bluegill/crappie/crawfish to maintain them.
by Kentuck
Thu May 28, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: onboard charger not working?
Replies: 11
Views: 1187

onboard charger not working?

When I started doing more fishing this spring, I noticed my batteries weren't holding up long. Would wind up on high at the end of the day and that seemed slow. I put new batteries in and all seemed well. But the last two trips the batteries have given out after several hours of not a ton of running...
by Kentuck
Thu May 28, 2015 10:12 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: looking for mechanic for Yamaha 225 four stroke
Replies: 8
Views: 830

Re: looking for mechanic for Yamaha 225 four stroke

I may not be current but last I talked to Boatmaster's, they didn't work on Yamahas.
by Kentuck
Wed May 13, 2015 12:16 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ethanol and Outboards?
Replies: 11
Views: 1304

Re: Ethanol and Outboards?

You can get startron at WalMart or any auto parts store.
by Kentuck
Tue May 12, 2015 9:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ethanol and Outboards?
Replies: 11
Views: 1304

Re: Ethanol and Outboards?

I would certainly run some sort of fuel stabilizor.
by Kentuck
Thu Apr 30, 2015 7:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fish release from BASS
Replies: 4
Views: 1143

Re: Fish release from BASS

Thanks, I obviously missed that post. Good to know.
by Kentuck
Wed Apr 29, 2015 12:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fish release from BASS
Replies: 4
Views: 1143

Fish release from BASS

So what are the plans for where the BASS folks plan on releasing all the fish caught in the upcoming tournament? These fish are going to all be taken a long way away from home and to an an area that is not ideal habitat for them. Thoughts?
by Kentuck
Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Elites fastest route to the Delta
Replies: 25
Views: 3959

Re: Elites fastest route to the Delta

The Elites are not going to be happy with this one. Still can't beleive they agreed to run a "Delta" event out of Sacarmento. The city must really be paying them some dough.
by Kentuck
Fri Apr 10, 2015 8:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: prop repair
Replies: 1
Views: 292

prop repair

Hit some rock today. Where would you all recommend some prop repair work and how long does it usually take?
by Kentuck
Mon Aug 25, 2014 8:35 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Can't remove rear seat post
Replies: 25
Views: 2102

Re: Can't remove rear seat post

haven't had time to fool with it. I will let everyone know when I can get to it how it goes.
by Kentuck
Tue Aug 19, 2014 9:07 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Can't remove rear seat post
Replies: 25
Views: 2102

Re: Can't remove rear seat post

Thanks all. Great suggestions and I'll give them a try.
by Kentuck
Mon Aug 18, 2014 3:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Can't remove rear seat post
Replies: 25
Views: 2102

Can't remove rear seat post

I am trying to remove the rear seat post on my Ranger. It won't budge. Any suggestions?
by Kentuck
Thu Jul 31, 2014 7:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Two for Twenty
Replies: 5
Views: 1193

Re: Two for Twenty

Great catch.
by Kentuck
Thu May 08, 2014 2:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CAST 4 Kids needs Boater Volunteers for Delta Event
Replies: 13
Views: 3005

Re: CAST 4 Kids needs Boater Volunteers for Delta Event

Just signed up. Looking forward to lots of smiles that day.
by Kentuck
Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hearing a "new" tackle store is opening in the area
Replies: 3
Views: 1131

Hearing a "new" tackle store is opening in the area

After realizing the void left when The Hook closed, I am hearing there is a "new" shop opening up soon in it's place, maybe not location but opening none the less.
by Kentuck
Tue Jul 16, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Little or no natural & abandoned flows in Delta come fall
Replies: 4
Views: 950

Re: Little or no natural & abandoned flows in Delta come fal

"sane and rational state government" These words don't go together for our Government. They are neither sane or rational.
by Kentuck
Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looking for a gator mount
Replies: 6
Views: 622

Re: Looking for a gator mount

I've got one sitting in my garage. New motor two years ago came with one.
by Kentuck
Wed Jun 19, 2013 1:56 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Big Motor questions
Replies: 17
Views: 1661

Re: Big Motor questions

Just remembered to update this. Turns out two lift pumps were bad.
by Kentuck
Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: C&C Burglarized Again
Replies: 2
Views: 964

Re: C&C Burglarized Again

Hate thieves. I have my boat with C&C right now being worked on. I'm sure karma will smack these folks but sad to say they probably will just right it off to bad luck.

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