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by stickbait
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: custom painting lure recommendation
Replies: 4
Views: 444

Re: custom painting lure recommendation

Get ahold of Mike... he's pretty good !

custom-painted-whopper-plopper-size-130-t111199.html
by stickbait
Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RIP Lewis Andy "Cooch" Cuccia
Replies: 51
Views: 9921

Re: RIP Andy "Cooch" Cuccia

I have read this thread 10 times and still can't believe what I'm reading. The good lord took this man way to early, he had everything going his way, guiding, fishing, his own tackle company. Somethings just don't seem fair or right sometimes but the lord has plans for Andy and they are going to be ...
by stickbait
Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thiefs..long shot, just need to get the word out there
Replies: 2
Views: 1223

Thiefs..long shot, just need to get the word out there

Just spoke with a bass fishing buddy of mine from Modesto and they broke into his garage and stole ALL his fishing gear.. A ton of stuff 10's of thousands of dollars worth of bass fishing gear....Dozens of rod/reels.. many plastic tots full of tackle. Small gray truck was seen leaving the area with ...
by stickbait
Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anybody remember NCBF?
Replies: 25
Views: 2383

Re: Anybody remember NCBF?

Wow....I'm amazed I remembered my password. I check in on the site every so often and just the other day I was thinking about the old bunch and all the good times we had...The days we had could never be duplicated, I don't care how hard we try... I dug around a found some stuff from the day...thanks...
by stickbait
Sat Apr 11, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Happy Birthday Cooch!
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: Happy Birthday Cooch!

Hey Andy .... have a great birthday, hope your out there catchin some monsters !!!
by stickbait
Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: WTB.. old school Lew's
Replies: 0
Views: 124

WTB.. old school Lew's

Looking for a few of the older Lew's BB1n's ..PM let me know what ya got ...
by stickbait
Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: They found it, right here in Oakley......
Replies: 17
Views: 2944

Re: They found it, right here in Oakley......

Question Andy.. did they find it on that trailer in the pic??? or was the boat dumped on the road and the tow co. transported it on the trrailer in the pic??? Yes Mark, it was found sitting in the middle of a court on THAT trailer. That trailer too was stolen, PD wouldn't release any details, But t...
by stickbait
Sat Nov 03, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: They found it, right here in Oakley......
Replies: 17
Views: 2944

Re: They found it, right here in Oakley......

glad to hear they found it... sorry to see the shape it is in.. Question Andy.. did they find it on that trailer in the pic??? or was the boat dumped on the road and the tow co. transported it on the trrailer in the pic??? At least the law will know the job was done right in oakley and may give them...
by stickbait
Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rest in peace Lawrence Lee - Smilee
Replies: 14
Views: 1283

Re: Rest in peace Lawrence Lee - Smilee

Wow..I just hate loggin onto sites like this and see where a fellow friends and fishermen has pasted, so sad to hear things like this. Smilee was always geat guy.. Rest In Peace buddy.. RIP Smilee.....dammit can this year get any friggin worse........... Ya and to make it worst as we get older we wi...
by stickbait
Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Stolen Boat.....
Replies: 24
Views: 4472

Re: Stolen Boat.....

So sorry to hear this Andy.. Bastages..

Why don't you hire a small plane and fly the delta.. you would be able to see a whole lot of area that you might miss if it is tucked back in some hole somewhere..
by stickbait
Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cheating/rule violation
Replies: 13
Views: 1838

Re: Cheating/rule violation

Most every TD I have worked with has a level head and uses "intent" as the determining factor in applying penalties which can range from a simple disqualification to an outright ban for life. I have issued both in my time. The criminal justice system is set up with infractions, misdemeano...
by stickbait
Thu Sep 06, 2012 11:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cheating/rule violation
Replies: 13
Views: 1838

Re: Cheating/rule violation

My opinion is yes they are all cheating. If it gives you an advantage over those that are following the rules then that is a form of cheating. That said I think the severity of the cheat should correspond with the punishment. I understand cheating is cheating BUT caging fish and running a 5 mph can...
by stickbait
Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cheating/rule violation
Replies: 13
Views: 1838

Cheating/rule violation

Seems there is alot of talk about cheating and rules.. So my question to you all.... If you break a rule does that constitute cheating in your eyes??? What is cheating ?? Does a rule violation, lets say late to get checked in, drinking beer on the water or cutting someone off,cheating ?? Do those fa...
by stickbait
Mon Aug 06, 2012 4:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Tournament rule claification regarding anchors
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Re: Tournament rule claification regarding anchors

If everyone would give each other a fair amount of distance there would be no need for silly rules like this.. IMO ....BUT noooo everyone has to sit on top of each other... :roll: I would think a power pole is or would be anchor so yes the 25 yard rule would apply..IF the trolling motor is up and st...
by stickbait
Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:48 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2 rods in the delta?
Replies: 4
Views: 1376

Re: 2 rods in the delta?

Was reading a recent report about a fisherman on the delta that hooked a male, saw the femalre following and hooked her as well and was fighting both. Am I correct in that this would be against the law? IE 2 rods are not legal in the delta correct? Hey Patrick.. They changed that law sometime ago.....
by stickbait
Mon May 28, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looks like Kramer was right!? Co-Angler botch.
Replies: 63
Views: 4245

Re: Looks like Kramer was right!? Co-Angler botch.

Im not talking about Roland Martin in particular(he has plenty of money).Speaking from experience I had the pleasure of drawing Kevin"Hollywood" on day 1 of the Everstart event at Havasu this year and he was more than courteous. He treated me with respect and we both had a fun day on the ...
by stickbait
Thu May 24, 2012 8:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looks like Kramer was right!? Co-Angler botch.
Replies: 63
Views: 4245

Re: Looks like Kramer was right!? Co-Angler botch.

Here we go again – lets beat up the Co-Angler! Pro’s should be briefing the Co-Angler before blast-off! This is your empty compartment to stow your gear, How to net the fish, Not to step on the seats or my rods, Do you have your life-vest, and to Tag your fish and Put your fish on the right side (a...
by stickbait
Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Farewell Fellow NCBF'ers
Replies: 19
Views: 1519

Re: Farewell Fellow NCBF'ers

Good luck Hippy.. have fun and be safe !!!
by stickbait
Sun Apr 01, 2012 10:04 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass has mouth bigger than it stomach..
Replies: 6
Views: 1366

Re: Bass has mouth bigger than it stomach..

What is Stickbait doing with a bassboat fishing again? :) or where have I been? Har har har.. I still get out once in a while and when Ol Cuccia said there was a jig bite, It's time to go. Nothing finer that spring time fishing in the delta.. http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c299/stickbait/DSC0468...
by stickbait
Thu Mar 29, 2012 7:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Don Lee has passed
Replies: 34
Views: 2131

Re: Don Lee has passed

WOW....Lost another great man..RIP Don.. Thoughts are with the family..

Mark Seaters
by stickbait
Thu Mar 29, 2012 7:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass has mouth bigger than it stomach..
Replies: 6
Views: 1366

Bass has mouth bigger than it stomach..

They are eating bluegills for sure.. I was out fishing the delta yeasterday and seen this bass floating in the water. It looked to have been dead for a day or two. It looked like it had a lure in it's mouth but when I picked it up I found a bluegill stuck in its mouth and it was still alive. Mother ...
by stickbait
Sun Mar 25, 2012 7:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Just installed the Red-One on my Trolling Motor
Replies: 32
Views: 5157

Re: Just installed the Red-One on my Trolling Motor

What is the difference between the alum. handle and the plastic handle .. did you change it during the install. ???
by stickbait
Sun Mar 18, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cooch's Fishing Report Mar 17
Replies: 10
Views: 1996

Re: Cooch's Fishing Report Mar 17

Nice report Andy... what happened to the top of your head.. :P
by stickbait
Thu Mar 15, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Sonny Reynolds
Replies: 10
Views: 1356

Re: Sonny Reynolds

What Tony said.. great guy for sure..

So sad to hear news like this..really brings to light we are get old real quick
RIP Sonny
mark seaters
by stickbait
Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Won Bass Shasta- Guess The Weight Contest!!
Replies: 58
Views: 2666

Re: Won Bass Shasta- Guess The Weight Contest!!

24.20.... :D
by stickbait
Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Alabama Rig
Replies: 110
Views: 9758

Re: Alabama Rig

If you ask me the fishing regulations are simple and clear. If you use the Alabama Rig and use 3 swimbaits with hooks, and two with no ho ok, by the California Regs as written that would be legal because only the swimbaits with hooks qualify as a "lure." kb's quote is correct, but the par...
by stickbait
Wed Jul 06, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cooch, How Do You Know ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1231

Re: Cooch, How Do You Know ?

Some people are "born" a fishermen.. others try to "learn" to be a fishermen..

Andy was born a fishermen, you have it in your heart, blood and soul !!
by stickbait
Mon Jul 04, 2011 2:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Places to eat while on the delta...
Replies: 29
Views: 2670

Re: Places to eat while on the delta...

tunaman wrote:.

And the Rusty Porthole is a must stop.

Roger


Ah yes the rusty porthole !!! I spent a week there one night ..... :D
by stickbait
Fri Jun 24, 2011 9:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: We need a Where are they Now Thread
Replies: 25
Views: 1682

Re: We need a Where are they Now Thread

Anybody hear from Mark Seaters? I'm still alive and pop in from time to time to check on the bass fishing world.. I still fish bass once in a while, a few times with a old friend Hardshell when ever he tosses a invite and I fish a few small tournamnets with a couple other buddies when the need hits...
by stickbait
Fri Jun 24, 2011 6:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cover Plate
Replies: 18
Views: 915

Re: Cover Plate

Just called a local glass and plastics shop. They can cut a piece of plastic to the dims needed and finish the corners for like $8.00. I got two black annodized allen screw bolts from pep boys and will use a piece of wood as backing to tighten it up. Probably end putting some sort of sticker on the...
by stickbait
Wed Jun 15, 2011 11:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: A question of business ethics
Replies: 98
Views: 6916

Re: A question of business ethics

Guys right now we should want every boat we can get, period. Our Pro-Ams are doing terrible in the west, all of them. The participation numbers suck. Mendez had a great tournament and paid an entry fee. I wish he was a 10% owner with 9 partners and they all fished. We need numbers. He has nothing t...
by stickbait
Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: A question of business ethics
Replies: 98
Views: 6916

Re: A question of business ethics

Again people should get facts correct! The change to the TOC was made after the first Northern event based on the fact that the second southern event still was not drawing boats! It was made to try and help the few so-cal anglers that did fish and support AC qualify for the hold out money. It was c...
by stickbait
Mon Jun 13, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: JVD versus Denny Brauer
Replies: 19
Views: 2368

Re: JVD versus Denny Brauer

Thinking back on the classic.. them boys were in each others boat almost.. Why would this be any different.. Lots of great thoughts on this one..Back in the day we always gave room.. what I see out there now is a free for all..just not much respect anymore.. Mark I think there's too much money on t...
by stickbait
Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: JVD versus Denny Brauer
Replies: 19
Views: 2368

Re: JVD versus Denny Brauer

Thinking back on the classic.. them boys were in each others boat almost.. Why would this be any different..

Lots of great thoughts on this one..Back in the day we always gave room.. what I see out there now is a free for all..just not much respect anymore..
by stickbait
Tue May 31, 2011 8:25 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: I was asked to leave vs Public Trust Doctrine
Replies: 54
Views: 6559

Re: I was asked to leave vs Public Trust Doctrine

Had a lady do that to me once in owl harbor.. photos and all.. I just kept fishing and been back many times since!
by stickbait
Mon May 30, 2011 9:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Need Info on Lake Cammanche Please
Replies: 9
Views: 592

Re: Need Info on Lake Cammanche Please

Dom wrote:Thanks everyone for the for the info and tips, we are gonna drive up today and check it out. Think that would be the best bet .


Goggle earth might help too... :D
by stickbait
Mon May 30, 2011 7:20 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Need Info on Lake Cammanche Please
Replies: 9
Views: 592

Re: Need Info on Lake Cammanche Please

Dom.. I think the south shore will get you closer to the water. The best advise I can give you, with all the high water this year, is take a drive up there and look around ahead of time, make a day of it, the bass are biting!! I'm sure you will find somehthing next to the lake.
by stickbait
Sun May 29, 2011 8:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Loss of bass fishing habitat
Replies: 13
Views: 1404

Re: Loss of bass fishing habitat

Seen this thing out by Mildred on Thursday..not sure what it does.. just cuts the top couple feet of weeds or what ?? like a harvester ??? Yes Mark, it is like an underwater harvester. Some that I have seen here, they can adjust the blades to various levels depending on the depth of the area they a...
by stickbait
Sun May 29, 2011 4:25 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Loss of bass fishing habitat
Replies: 13
Views: 1404

Re: Loss of bass fishing habitat

Seen this thing out by Mildred on Thursday..not sure what it does.. just cuts the top couple feet of weeds or what ?? like a harvester ???
by stickbait
Wed May 25, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boycott Clear Lake
Replies: 59
Views: 4653

Re: Boycott Clear Lake

. Clear Lake has this mussel thing pretty easy! I think that is the point some are trying to make.. just selling permits/stickers at 10 bucks per month per boat and not checking boats, where they been, if they are wet, been to Mead ect ect.... what's to stop transfer just because a guy bought a per...
by stickbait
Wed May 25, 2011 8:12 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boycott Clear Lake
Replies: 59
Views: 4653

Re: Boycott Clear Lake

I hear ya Leon...I don't have a answer for ya.. the system is trying to do something good, but it is a 1/2 *** system for sure..and for the city to stick guys with fines like they are doing is just not right!! Example would be at Pardee, they have inspections, friday, saturday and sunday. The rest o...
by stickbait
Sat May 21, 2011 7:21 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rock Cod on Bass Tackle?
Replies: 8
Views: 889

Re: Rock Cod on Bass Tackle?

I would be down for some of that action... Catch em on crankbaits is cool http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c299/stickbait/DSC03460.jpg Anything on light tackle is a blast.. http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c299/stickbait/P5300293.jpg http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c299/stickbait/DSC04663.jpg ht...
by stickbait
Mon May 09, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: fishing pro/ams out of an 18.5 footer
Replies: 30
Views: 2575

Re: fishing pro/ams out of an 18.5 footer

No bass boat will handle 15fters nor 12 fters or even 8 fters.. and IMO... anyone would be crazy to even try it..most all tournament orgs would canel in these conditions if it was forcasted anyway. My advise to anyone that runs into these conditions find a lee or a cove and wait it out.. no amout of...
by stickbait
Mon May 09, 2011 9:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: fishing pro/ams out of an 18.5 footer
Replies: 30
Views: 2575

Re: fishing pro/ams out of an 18.5 footer

In most all cases 18 ft will handle anything you want to fish..some of us did it for years and others still do..
by stickbait
Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FPT results are up...
Replies: 9
Views: 708

Re: Well now that you mention it

I looked at the breakdown for options paid and was a little perplexed to say the least. Basically states less that half of the teams were paid all in. Also a $30 option listed which I wasn't aware they had. I guess I was wrong in assuming that all or nearly all the teams went all in as it is very a...
by stickbait
Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:41 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What kind of fish is this ?
Replies: 14
Views: 1508

Re: What kind of fish is this ?

Urban wrote:That is a Sacramento sucker. Spawning adults develop that dark stripe on the side, peak spawning for this species occurs in March and April. Very common species.



yep

http://www.flickr.com/photos/fish-bio/4398008865/

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