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by milehi
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Helix 5 vs Helix 7
Replies: 6
Views: 266

Re: Helix 5 vs Helix 7

Good call, the hands & knees description was perfect
by milehi
Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Helix 5 vs Helix 7
Replies: 6
Views: 266

Re: Helix 5 vs Helix 7

Agonized between a 5 or a 7, went with a 5 & it was a mistake, just to hard to see even with a a ram mount. Going to lick my wounds & get a 7
by milehi
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Dunlaps
Replies: 0
Views: 320

Dunlaps

Anyone have contact info for them?
by milehi
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lowrance or Hummingbird
Replies: 8
Views: 986

Re: Lowrance or Hummingbird

I agonized over putting a helix 5 or 7 on the bow, Went with the 5, big mistake for an old guy like me. Even with the ram mount just to hard to see
by milehi
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Deep Jerkbaits
Replies: 3
Views: 810

Re: Deep Jerkbaits

Believe Rebel had a video showing how to use these things that came with them? I'm old, memory not that great
by milehi
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Deep Jerkbaits
Replies: 3
Views: 810

Re: Deep Jerkbaits

The old Rebel Spoonbills are great baits. Wrap some solder on the hooks, get down & stay there. Pull them rather than jerk, great cold water bait
by milehi
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Trophy Bass book
Replies: 13
Views: 1100

Re: New Trophy Bass book

Thanks Tom. You always hear stories. My buddies & I who fish Arrowhead almost exclusively have a rule, guessed weight & no pictures, you didn't catch it. got a weighted 8 out of big bear 30+ years ago, couple of 7 evens here, always wonder if I'm missing the boat
by milehi
Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Trophy Bass book
Replies: 13
Views: 1100

Re: New Trophy Bass book

Hey Tom, off subject a bit buy know you are familiar with the area, what do you think our so cal mountain lakes are capable of, size wise
by milehi
Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What would be a good reel for ?
Replies: 13
Views: 786

Re: What would be a good reel for ?

Flipping & pitching is about all I do 10 months of the year. For straight flipping I use a quantum kvd 7-1 & a lews SSG1Sh, 7-1. Pitching, skipping a curado 100
by milehi
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Trophy Bass book
Replies: 13
Views: 1100

Re: New Trophy Bass book

When I first became hooked on bass fishing backed in the mid 70s in Corvallis, Oregon, I could go a year fishing ponds & sloughs & never see another fisherman. Stan was the first writer I came across that was a northwest guy, good writer & good bass guy+ loved the hat. Saw a piece a few ...
by milehi
Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Trophy Bass book
Replies: 13
Views: 1100

Re: New Trophy Bass book

Thanks Tom, a fun read even if it is mostly about rich Texans. Curious if you have ever read anything by Edwin Bauer, very old, or Stan Fagerstom
by milehi
Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Blade Baiting
Replies: 10
Views: 1305

Re: Blade Baiting

What is that bait? I've been throwing silver buddys for years, great bait but don't know that one
by milehi
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: custom painting lure recommendation
Replies: 7
Views: 712

Re: custom painting lure recommendation

Just curious, crawdad brown?
by milehi
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cooch's services Today 11/18
Replies: 19
Views: 2391

Re: Cooch's services Today 11/18

I wasn't lucky enough to know him, but loved his sharing of knowledge. seemed like a guy respected & loved by so many, don't understand how some local toury could keep people away from his service. Probably another derby next month, Cooch is gone
by milehi
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Big Smallmouth
Replies: 4
Views: 870

Re: Big Smallmouth

Should have seen that. So the lakes freeze over? Curious way you quit smallmouth fishing
by milehi
Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Big Smallmouth
Replies: 4
Views: 870

Re: Big Smallmouth

You on the eastern side?
by milehi
Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RIP Larry Reed
Replies: 2
Views: 659

Re: RIP Larry Reed

Such a shame! My old friend Bob Alexander was a long time partner of his, spoke highly of him. Happening to much lately
by milehi
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Year of the Big Bass
Replies: 16
Views: 1644

Re: Year of the Big Bass

ActuallyPiru I think
by milehi
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Year of the Big Bass
Replies: 16
Views: 1644

Re: Year of the Big Bass

Didn't Bill Siemantal get a 13 something northern from there?
by milehi
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Year of the Big Bass
Replies: 16
Views: 1644

Re: Year of the Big Bass

come on Tom, 7+ pure strain northern is one hell of a fish. You got one back in the day at big bear you'd have been pretty excited
by milehi
Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Frogs on a mat scaring fish
Replies: 12
Views: 1388

Re: Frogs on a mat scaring fish

when carp spook they're gone, bass come back, betting bass
by milehi
Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Respecting other anglers
Replies: 30
Views: 2891

Re: Respecting other anglers

Guess I'm dense, but why do tourney guys have more right to the water than a non tourney guy chomping at the bit all week to get out an stick a few
by milehi
Tue May 16, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Congratulations Dennis Taylor and Jay Poore
Replies: 3
Views: 560

Re: Congratulations Dennis Taylor and Jay Poore

Congrats Jay & Dennis, old farts do rule though I won't know!
by milehi
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ribbett rollover
Replies: 2
Views: 532

Ribbett rollover

Anyone have an answer to get these to stop rolling over? Don't know that it makes a difference but it bugs me
by milehi
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Paycheck Punch Stops
Replies: 7
Views: 1211

Re: Paycheck Punch Stops

Flat toothpick
by milehi
Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bouncing Big Bass at Lake Perris
Replies: 11
Views: 2396

Re: Bouncing Big Bass at Lake Perris

Bounce them with care! Guess the slime cost issue no longer matters
by milehi
Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: curado 200
Replies: 0
Views: 260

curado 200

Looking for a curado 200DHSV, 7-1
by milehi
Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: side imaging
Replies: 14
Views: 1088

Re: side imaging

What I wanted to know. Had decided on the hummingbird for those reasons. Thanks again to all
by milehi
Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: side imaging
Replies: 14
Views: 1088

Re: side imaging

Whoopbas hits it about right. 760 acres, wall to wall docks, fishing here 30+ years. Always been curious what I leave behind. Never cruise the docks with the big motor, you'd lose half your time. Docks range from shallow to deep so I think it's worth it for me to side scan. What about using a 5, scr...
by milehi
Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: side imaging
Replies: 14
Views: 1088

Re: side imaging

amglad I posted this. so SI doesn't work in weeds? We got them, pond, milfoil, elodea, not emergent on a whole cause they control it some. Thanks for all the great info, glad to see not everyone is tech savy, must be a bunch old people out there. I am
by milehi
Sun Feb 19, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: side imaging
Replies: 14
Views: 1088

Re: side imaging

Thanks guys. I'm very low tech, trying to go as simple as I can. Want one unit with side scan, gps, other with gps, down scan. must have chrip. Boat only is on a private lake so mapping & such not needed. Thinking hummingbird cause they seem to be a little less expensive, which I need as a retir...
by milehi
Sat Feb 18, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: on board charger
Replies: 1
Views: 269

on board charger

My 3 bank charger is blowing the 10 amp on the last battery, any ideas?
by milehi
Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: side imaging
Replies: 14
Views: 1088

Re: side imaging

MT, thanks. My though is to have it up front so I can see all the fish I'm missing! The way my lake is set up you can drop the trolling motor & do docks for an hour or so & never start the big motor. Not overly tech savy, gonna be asking more questions here.
by milehi
Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: side imaging
Replies: 14
Views: 1088

side imaging

going to replace my old old finders and one of many questions I have is side imaging. do I need it.The lake I fish is wall to wall docks and I spend pretty much all my time flipping, pitching, skipping them, so I'm usually fairly close. Does it work that way, being not more than 20' away? Looking at...
by milehi
Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Norcal.fishreports at it again
Replies: 10
Views: 1467

Re: Norcal.fishreports at it again

I personally think boat flopping, letting them flop around on the carpet is a hell of a lot more harmful than somebody keeping some
by milehi
Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 1531

Re: Jig head epoxy

gotta look good at the ramp
by milehi
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 1531

Re: Jig head epoxy

Think I'll just keep carrying a touch up bottle of nail polish in the boat
by milehi
Sat Jan 07, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 1531

Re: Jig head epoxy

Sounds like a business to me! I've seen your jigs, long ago, things of beauty. I have a good friend who makes great working topwater swimbaits, beautiful paint jobs, much in demand by locals on the lakes he fishes. so far has stuck to his guns & make only what & when he wants. thanks, all th...
by milehi
Sat Jan 07, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 1531

Re: Jig head epoxy

Hey jigging4bass, thanks so much for your help, I will check that site out. A million years ago I used to make ball head jigs for myself & some friends, unpainted, always worked great. What do you think, do we make to much of it? Course I'm on a lake with no real pressure. Thanks again
by milehi
Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 1531

Re: Jig head epoxy

Hey, fun post.
by milehi
Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 1531

Re: Jig head epoxy

I've given every type head a shot, arkie style by far the best. footballs will not work
by milehi
Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 1531

Re: Jig head epoxy

Wow, that's some great info, never realized I was so low tech. Best for me has always been the clear polish. The only lake I fish anymore is wall to wall docks, have my goods days & not so good skipping jigs behind them so they can take a beating. Honestly don't know if the chipping makes a diff...
by milehi
Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 1531

Re: Jig head epoxy

Thanks guys. I have found for me powder coat chips like anything else. I am totally stuck in my ways, use only brown or purple, will see if testors make those colors. Thanks again
by milehi
Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 1531

Jig head epoxy

Been making my own jigs for close to 40 years and have yet to find a clear that doesn't chip, is there such a thing? Always buy unpainted heads cause the painted seem to chip just as quick or quicker, Use fingernail polish for color. any thoughs? Thanks
by milehi
Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Obama speeds up review of Twin Tunnel project
Replies: 11
Views: 996

Re: Obama speeds up review of Twin Tunnel project

Thank you Mark
by milehi
Thu Dec 01, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Football heads
Replies: 5
Views: 805

Re: Football heads

lure parts online.
by milehi
Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: tora tubes
Replies: 4
Views: 820

Re: tora tubes

thanks guys, have tried both those but have a blunt nose rather than the tapered of the toras which is where you get the erratic swimming action. lindy made them forever but I guess no more
by milehi
Tue Oct 11, 2016 8:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: tora tubes
Replies: 4
Views: 820

tora tubes

can you get them anymore?
by milehi
Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: prop issue
Replies: 5
Views: 502

Re: prop issue

Thanks for the info. I'm ay 5200 feet, ran a 4blade 23 on the 150 I had before, was great. Have a 4 blade 20 gonna try next

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