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by tunaman
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RIP Lewis Andy "Cooch" Cuccia
Replies: 51
Views: 9862

Re: RIP Andy "Cooch" Cuccia

I have no words, even 3 days later. My thoughts and prayers go out to Jenny and the entire family, as well as his many friends....oh how you will be missed my friend. Dano Agreed... I feel like I've been in a fog since learning of his passing. I spoke with Jonathan yesterday, and was pleased to hea...
by tunaman
Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RIP Lewis Andy "Cooch" Cuccia
Replies: 51
Views: 9862

RIP Lewis Andy "Cooch" Cuccia

I am flabbergasted as I compose this post, as I just learned that Cooch passed away suddenly. He has been a good friend, mentor and fishing partner to me, as well as many here on the board, and the news is just devastating to me. I have a copy of the Facebook posting announcing the news, which I'll ...
by tunaman
Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Optimax compressors
Replies: 6
Views: 635

Re: Optimax compressors

That was the info I got when mine went out several years ago now.
by tunaman
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Chuck Russo's 60th birthday ji
Replies: 11
Views: 814

Re: Chuck Russo's 60th birthday ji

Happy birthday Chuck, with many happy returns! I hope it is the best yet, and that you have another 60 to come! :shock: Damn you're getting old!!! :lol: Better than the alternatives, though, and in reality you're just getting better! Enjoy your day sir - wish I was up there to congratulate you in pe...
by tunaman
Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Dependable squarebill for ca delta?
Replies: 13
Views: 1578

Re: Dependable squarebill for ca delta?

Delta Craw Speed Trap is THE go-to!
by tunaman
Mon May 15, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NCBF guys
Replies: 2
Views: 784

Re: NCBF guys

:shock:
by tunaman
Mon May 15, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fish mounts
Replies: 13
Views: 968

Re: Fish mounts

I used Global Fish Mounts several years ago. I sent them the photos and measurements... They sent back a mount which wasn't even close :evil: Not only was the shape incorrect, they didn't get the coloration or even the eye color right. I complained, and sent it back, and they ended up matching the c...
by tunaman
Mon May 01, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lost Rod in Franks Tract area
Replies: 5
Views: 1332

Re: Lost Rod in Franks Tract area

That sucks! Frank's Tract is a pretty big area - you may want to be a bit more specific on where you lost it?

Good luck - hopefully the fishing gods give it back.
by tunaman
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BLUEFIN!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1271

Re: BLUEFIN!!!

They're still getting the 100# fish, and they're suffering many casualties due to under gunned gear. They are getting them to go on 50-80#! :shock: Apparently the hot ticket for the big fish is a Shimano Flat Fall jig fished on 60-80#, spooled on a heavy two-speed rig. There are still spots availabl...
by tunaman
Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BLUEFIN!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1271

Re: BLUEFIN!!!

Yep... Hop on the Top Gun 80 trip on 5/5 - plenty of spots left right now.
by tunaman
Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BLUEFIN!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1271

Re: BLUEFIN!!!

Prowler and Pacific Queen have been getting schoolies almost every trip, and picking at the gorillas more often than not. Prowler had two hundred pounders just yesterday. While it's true that the big boats see the real jumbos most years in March, the BFT and allies are not usually in catch range for...
by tunaman
Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BLUEFIN!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1271

BLUEFIN!!!

For those interested in the offshore scene, but haven't been paying attention since it is still early, they have been hanging bluefin already out of San Diego! This is the earliest they've shown up in quite a few years, and has now been ongoing for at least a few weeks. The 3/4 day boats (!) are get...
by tunaman
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Punching?
Replies: 10
Views: 1592

Re: Delta Punching?

Save the heavy punching for later in the year.

Should be a good mix of pre, spawn and post.
by tunaman
Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hummingbird or Lawrence. What should I get?
Replies: 5
Views: 573

Re: Hummingbird or Lawrence. What should I get?

Lowrance, hands down! I got Humminbird gear when they were the only SI game in town, and I think many here know of my frustration and position on that solution.

Lowrance is proven, hearty, robust, well designed, and will serve your needs for years to come.
by tunaman
Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Skinner fishing with underwater video
Replies: 4
Views: 1972

Re: Lake Skinner fishing with underwater video

Great times, a lot of fun, and awesome that you were able to catch the underwater footage.
by tunaman
Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Your Top 3 swimbaits?
Replies: 12
Views: 1466

Re: Your Top 3 swimbaits?

Couldn't ever forget you my friend! I spoke with Rob a week or so ago... Good catching up with him. I was watching some of Dave's YouTube videos just recently... Saw your smiling face too! :D We just moved back to So Cal a year ago, and BD (Brian Day) has succeeded in getting me off my butt and back...
by tunaman
Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bouncing Big Bass at Lake Perris
Replies: 11
Views: 2331

Re: Bouncing Big Bass at Lake Perris

kewl - looks like fun Tony!

BTW - that ain't old school! :lol: :mrgreen:
by tunaman
Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Your Top 3 swimbaits?
Replies: 12
Views: 1466

Re: Your Top 3 swimbaits?

Orso (RIP Dave!)
Huddleston
Lunker Punker
by tunaman
Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Beginner tournaments?
Replies: 9
Views: 1485

Re: Beginner tournaments?

^^^ Great advice right there. Start with a club - sounds like Paradise might be just the ticket. Club fishing lets you get your feet wet, meet some fellow anglers, learn the ropes, and have fun and fellowship. Once you're comfortable with that, you can either find a partner and start fishing one of ...
by tunaman
Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bassmaster central open table rock Roy Hawk...
Replies: 2
Views: 645

Re: Bassmaster central open table rock Roy Hawk...

Roy is such a stick! Go get 'em Roy!
by tunaman
Sat Feb 25, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Braid to flourocarbon
Replies: 9
Views: 3170

Re: Braid to flourocarbon

I use the 9 to 5 knot super easy it's just a Uni to Uni 9 turns on Braid and 5 turns on Mono-Fluoro Been using braid to flouro for many years, and I too love the uni to uni connection. I use it for everything from 8-10# braid to 6-8# flouro for the So Cal finesse bite, to 80# braid to 20-30# flouro...
by tunaman
Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

New pics: http://www.tunaman.org/pics/hide/z20/Full_Length.jpg http://www.tunaman.org/pics/hide/z20/New_ProSeat_Assembly.jpg http://www.tunaman.org/pics/hide/z20/New_Center_Console.jpg http://www.tunaman.org/pics/hide/z20/New_Seat_Backs.jpg
by tunaman
Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:19 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

I finally got the boat back. Apparently Frank purchased and installed a whole new seat assembly, including the new style center console. I'll post photos later tonight.

I have two solid buyers interested, and a third with a backup offer.
by tunaman
Tue Jul 21, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

Finally got good news today - Frank called to let me know that they were able to resolve the issue, got the upholstery, and have finished re-covering the seats. He is going to get it cleaned up for me and I will be picking it up at the end of the week. I will take updated photos and post them this w...
by tunaman
Thu Jul 09, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

Unbelievable - it has been about three months since I took my boat for service, and Frank ordered the replacement upholstery from Ranger at that time. It was finally delivered, and is not correct! Not sure that I care to wait another three months. If someone wants it with the material on order, or s...
by tunaman
Fri Jun 19, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: UPDATE: BASSFEST 2015 California Delta
Replies: 5
Views: 2752

Re: BASSFEST 2015 California Delta

Cool.. Should be good timing.
by tunaman
Sun Jun 07, 2015 9:55 am
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

I finally had a chance to check with Frank (Inland Marine) on the status of my boat, and he indicated that the new seat material is supposed to be delivered on 6/23... had no idea that it would take this long to get this work done. I could have done generic upholstery for far less cost and time, but...
by tunaman
Tue May 05, 2015 8:54 am
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

Still waiting for the upholstery work to be completed.
by tunaman
Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:08 am
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

Sorry folks... Insanely busy, and have had no updates from Inland to this point. I just called, and was told that the upholstery quote is in and awaiting approval, and the a replacement part that I requested to be replaced is on order, so it sounds like it will still be another week or two. Annual s...
by tunaman
Fri Apr 03, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

The boat is still at Inland Marine... ETA when I dropped it off last week was two weeks or so, so it may get finished up and home next week. I finally had a chance today to pull all of the numbers from the phone messages, and I'll be trying to return calls tomorrow as I'm in town and will finally ha...
by tunaman
Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:33 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

Sorry guys... Am out of town, but will be returning the calls next week. Boat is currently at Inland being serviced.
by tunaman
Tue Mar 24, 2015 6:40 am
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

Hello all. Apologies, but I've been very busy with work and we've been away quite a bit. I have three or four phone messages that have come in while we were away that I have to return - I'll try to do so later this week. The boat is for sale... I'm going to drop it at Inland Marine today (was suppos...
by tunaman
Mon Jun 02, 2014 10:05 am
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

No worries - as we discussed, you need to buy exactly what you want and need. I fully understand!

I may be heading out next weekend... Have to see what plans the wife has for one of the days, but if nothing comes up between now and then I will let you know which day and you can come out and play.
by tunaman
Sun Jun 01, 2014 10:42 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

GAWD, I love my bote! Took it out today for a shakedown run - hasn't been on the water for longer than I care to admit. Fired right up first crank - Shawn, you missed out on a great deal! Launched by myself (of course), and took it for several laps around Franks easing into it. Had it cruising at 67...
by tunaman
Sat May 31, 2014 9:23 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

Didn't work out - boat is a bit bigger than the buyer was looking for.

Still on the block... Have more pictures tomorrow.

Also has Stealth1 onboard charger, and a brand new cranking battery.
by tunaman
Fri May 30, 2014 10:49 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

Thanks Rick!

Potential buyer coming to check it out tomorrow.
by tunaman
Wed May 28, 2014 6:56 am
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

I received a voice message last night, but had to work late. I'll return your call some time today to follow up, thanks!
by tunaman
Wed May 28, 2014 6:52 am
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

Re: 2006 Ranger Z20

JeffJ wrote:Hey Roger, how many hours on the motor?


Hey Jeff! Hope all is well with you! Currently 257 hours on the motor.

Thanks for asking.
by tunaman
Mon May 26, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2006 Ranger Z20
Replies: 29
Views: 12506

2006 Ranger Z20

Up for sale is my 2006 dual console Ranger Z20: Brand new upholstery Just serviced Mercury 225 Pro XS – low hours - 257 currently Hot Foot Manual jack plate Fury prop New lower unit with ~1 year left on warranty MinnKota Fortrex 101 MinnKota four bank charger Stealth1 onboard charger Brand new crank...
by tunaman
Sat Jun 08, 2013 8:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat Detailer in Oakley Area
Replies: 3
Views: 484

Boat Detailer in Oakley Area

Hi all,

I need to find a boat detailer somewhere in the local area so that I can get my Z20 polished up and presentable. A shop or capable individual, either way, and if they can do it onsite even better although I can certainly trailer it somewhere if necessary.

Thanks!
Roger
by tunaman
Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: buying a gun on the internet
Replies: 20
Views: 1234

Re: buying a gun on the internet

Tracy Rifle and Pistol is about the cheapest FFL around this area...
by tunaman
Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Marinas on the Delta is it safe to leave my boat?
Replies: 5
Views: 760

Re: Marinas on the Delta is it safe to leave my boat?

Russo's is the place - nothing to worry about there, and you can either park it on the water or in their locked dry storage.
by tunaman
Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fish Handling
Replies: 17
Views: 1341

Re: Fish Handling

If you would like to, I'll make room on my shock boat for you to attempt to collect bass for our studies. We routinely get over 100 fish an hour and it's not "play time" when I'm out there, I'm there to work, quickly, efficiently and with high precision. We do what we can with what limite...
by tunaman
Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fish Handling
Replies: 17
Views: 1341

Re: Fish Handling

1. Lipping a 10+ lb fish with only one hand and NOT supporting the fishes body---ESPECIALLY AT SPAWN TIME. You may think you look cool holding out that giant with one hand while breaking it's jaw....buuuuut you don't. It's great you caught a nice fish, but you've most likely irrepairably busted tha...
by tunaman
Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WON Bass PRO AM
Replies: 1
Views: 513

Re: WON Bass PRO AM

Good to see you're back out there sir! Doesn't sound like you forgot how to catch 'em either...
by tunaman
Thu Mar 07, 2013 10:43 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Berryessa Camping
Replies: 6
Views: 734

Re: Berryessa Camping

Pleasure Cove is the place to stay... great facilities and location. Everything from tent camping, motorhome spaces, and cabins from small to large.

Roger
by tunaman
Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:36 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Q: How do you catch the Tuna Man aka. Roger?
Replies: 2
Views: 454

Re: Q: How do you catch the Tuna Man aka. Roger?

Sorry... had my nose buried in the C7 reveal and haven't come up for air yet!!! That is a badass ride... wait 'til they start showing up on the road in September - they will turn heads for sure! We will have one September 2015... gotta let the first year of issue pass. Thanks for the poke BD!!! Roger
by tunaman
Tue Jan 01, 2013 9:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Website Spammers
Replies: 2
Views: 431

Re: Website Spammers

Happy New Year from Dresden Germany.

Keep an eye out, as I just found another spammer account trying to pollute the site, so if you see any please flag the posts so they can be attended to?

Roger
by tunaman
Sun Dec 30, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Won Bass "Official" 2013 Calendar Schedule
Replies: 37
Views: 3354

Re: Won Bass "Official" 2013 Calendar Schedule

You boyz better play nice... I'm in the banning mood, as I've already banned about 100 spammers in the last 24 hours and my ban button is warmed up!!!

Happy New Years guys, and enjoy whatever circuit you choose to fish!

Roger

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