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by nate50
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Casting Rod & Reel Recommendation
Replies: 7
Views: 380

Re: Casting Rod & Reel Recommendation

I think you will get a million different responses with everyone’s brand prefences. I would look at Shimano Zodias line of rods they are very versatile. They come in at about 199 bucks. I would recommend Lews reels. They make a ton of models at all different price points. I’ve used the cheaper ones ...
by nate50
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Any suggestions where to get a loan for a bass boat
Replies: 5
Views: 474

Re: Any suggestions where to get a loan for a bass boat

I went through my credit union where I bank at. I think the challenge you will have is they look at the boats value to loan ratio, because they will have the title till it’s paid just like an auto loan. If there’s no boat to run the numbers on then they don’t know if approved. When I did my loan I g...
by nate50
Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Memorial Day Fishing Saved a DUCK!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 629

Re: Memorial Day Fishing Saved a DUCK!!!

Great video!! I was out the Saturday of memorial weekend. I launched out of ladds, I tried to get a punch bite going but It never happened. I did have success with a Senko on the grass edges but punching the grass. Have you found a good punch bite? If you never need a fishing partner for the Wednesd...
by nate50
Wed May 09, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Camanche donkeys
Replies: 6
Views: 1973

Re: Camanche donkeys

Nice fish!! Camanche can be hard to find good quality of fish at times but when you do they grow’em Big lol how did you catch them?
by nate50
Fri May 04, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Abu Garcia 6600 C4 used once! 100 obo!!
Replies: 6
Views: 401

Re: Abu Garcia 6600 C4 used once! 100$

Is the reel right of left handed
by nate50
Fri May 04, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat Stolen on the Delta
Replies: 38
Views: 14845

Re: Boat Stolen on the Delta

I launch at b&w a lot, this totally sucks!!! Is it possible to position a camera to see license plates as they are backing in? Maybe attached to the backside of the docks or attached to the trees in front some how. Anything that would make these scumbags think twice I’m all for.
by nate50
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Frog rod
Replies: 15
Views: 1006

Re: Frog rod

Does anyone frog with the Zodias line? I was thinking about 7’2 heavy.
by nate50
Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Frog rod
Replies: 15
Views: 1006

Re: Frog rod

Which model Powell rods?
by nate50
Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Frog rod
Replies: 15
Views: 1006

Re: Frog rod

Thanks for the offers guys, I’m not to familiar with Powell rods, all I’ve ever heard was they don’t have a good back bone to them.
by nate50
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Frog rod
Replies: 15
Views: 1006

Frog rod

What are some good frog rod options out there? I’m normally a Shimano rod guy, I’ve been using an older model clarius jig rod. It’s well past it’s “prime”

Thanks
Nate
by nate50
Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: BBT delta/wine Saturday
Replies: 0
Views: 266

BBT delta/wine Saturday

Hey everyone,

Does anyone need a partner for the tourney on Saturday? I’d like to jump on with someone and split all cost. Nate 916 547 6367
by nate50
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: BBT delta wine
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Re: BBT delta wine

Bump
by nate50
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Jen bass tournaments
Replies: 6
Views: 743

Re: New Jen bass tournaments

Thanks
by nate50
Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Jen bass tournaments
Replies: 6
Views: 743

New Jen bass tournaments

Hey everyone

Is anyone fishing the berry tournament for new Jen this Saturday? I’m trying to find out where they are launching from. I’m planning on fun fishing out there Saturday and don’t want to be in the way while they are trying to launch
by nate50
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: BBT delta wine
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Re: BBT delta wine

Bump
by nate50
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: BBT delta wine
Replies: 2
Views: 456

BBT delta wine

Hey everyone,

Is anyone looking for a backseat for the bbt delta tourney on 4/21? I can help pay for gas/entree fee.

Nate
by nate50
Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Hard Baits
Topic: WTB a Glide bait...just getting started
Replies: 4
Views: 322

Re: WTB a Glide bait...just getting started

I agree, get a couple S wavers 168’s. Lite trout and party crashes are my favorite colors. Glide baits can get very expensive, S wavers are on the cheaper side of the category and are great baits!
by nate50
Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta rigs & Lakes rigs
Replies: 9
Views: 955

Re: Delta rigs & Lakes rigs

I also fish both lakes and delta throughout the year. I agree with the comments braid main line and change leader line size and length. My spinning reels have 15lb braid then I choose the leader line size depending in conditions/location. My casting reels have 30lb braid for my crankin/spinnerbait r...
by nate50
Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Guess the Bassmaster Classic Winner Contest
Replies: 59
Views: 1625

Re: Guess the Bassmaster Classic Winner Contest

Jason Christie
by nate50
Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 20.47 to win Northern Region Opener at Lake Berryessa
Replies: 2
Views: 1242

Re: 20.47 to win Northern Region Opener at Lake Berryessa

Nice fish! That was a tougher tourney for a lot of us. You guys put together a great bag
by nate50
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2/17/18 Delta
Replies: 11
Views: 1506

Re: 2/17/18 Delta

Kyle give us a follow up on Berryessa. I was out there this week and grinding all day for 3 fish. I’m hoping the lake turns on soon it’s my favorite fishing hole
by nate50
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: What tourney was on berry yesterday 2/17
Replies: 0
Views: 278

What tourney was on berry yesterday 2/17

I was out fishing berry Saturday 2/17, what tourney was goin* out of capell cove? Are there any results posted anywhere? It was a tough bite for me so I was wondering how they did
by nate50
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Is there a tournament at berry Saturday
Replies: 0
Views: 209

Is there a tournament at berry Saturday

I’m trying to figure out my fishing weekend, I know the tournament season is getting going. Is there a tourney at Berryessa this weekend? I don’t to get in there way
by nate50
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anyone fish berry or Camanche
Replies: 1
Views: 411

Anyone fish berry or Camanche

Hey everyone I fished both Berryessa (twice) and Camanche over the past 3 days and to say I struggled would be an understatement 4 fish total lol. I was on good fish before it got warm over the past week or so, but since then I’ve lost the fish. I feel that I have fished the shallow and medium depth...
by nate50
Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Hummingbird set up question
Replies: 6
Views: 287

Re: Hummingbird set up question

It does happen time to time when I first put the trolling motor in the water
by nate50
Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Hummingbird set up question
Replies: 6
Views: 287

Re: Hummingbird set up question

Just randomly, I will be fishing reading the bottom then i lose the bottom then it comes back. I assumed maybe it was just a soft bottom so it couldn’t read it
by nate50
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Hummingbird set up question
Replies: 6
Views: 287

Re: Hummingbird set up question

I wish I had a pic to post. It’s weird it will be reading good then all of a sudden it like it’s not reading anything the bottom doesn’t even register the depth will say the depth but it’s like the sonar is blank... The transducer is the one that came with it when I brought it di 200/455 Clear mode ...
by nate50
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Hummingbird set up question
Replies: 6
Views: 287

Re: Hummingbird set up question

Bump
by nate50
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Hummingbird set up question
Replies: 6
Views: 287

Hummingbird set up question

I’m running a hummingbird 859 di on the trolling motor. I think I have it set up wrong cause at times I lose the pic it shows just like “stadic” for lack of a better description. Is there a guide anywhere to know how to set it? Any help would be awesome
by nate50
Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Curado crankin rod question
Replies: 4
Views: 328

Re: Curado crankin rod question

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by nate50
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Curado crankin rod question
Replies: 4
Views: 328

Re: Curado crankin rod question

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by nate50
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Curado crankin rod question
Replies: 4
Views: 328

Curado crankin rod question

I recently bought a Curado Crankbait rod for deep crankin. I noticed the eyes on the top section of the rod are very small. I’m normally fish braid to a leader, I’m concerned with the small eyes that the connection knot is going to get hung up. Any one use these rods is that an issues? Thanks for th...
by nate50
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: humminbird 997 and 858
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Re: humminbird 997 and 858

Will they net work together?
by nate50
Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Targeting post spawned bass in CA Delta
Replies: 7
Views: 1381

Re: Targeting post spawned bass in CA Delta

I’m gonna start by saying I’m far from an expert. I have found that they tend to pull out to the next cut of structure or grass lines. Remember “deep” water is all relative. 10-12ft might be considered deep
by nate50
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: are turkey shoots a thing of the past?
Replies: 4
Views: 917

Re: are turkey shoots a thing of the past?

I’ve heard of one on thanksgiving on a lake in the town of Folsom lol
by nate50
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: any Use Shimano Zodias
Replies: 1
Views: 255

Re: any Use Shimano Zodias

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by nate50
Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: any Use Shimano Zodias
Replies: 1
Views: 255

any Use Shimano Zodias

I’m looking to upgrade my Shimano crucial rods, I was looking at the new Zodias line. I read some reviews that mention the handles are to short specially for big hands. Can anyone confirm that? I’m thinking for a flipping rod, jig rod, crank bait rod and spinnrtbait/Chatterbait. Anyone has model rec...
by nate50
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Multiple whopper plopper video
Replies: 4
Views: 815

Re: Multiple whopper plopper video

The kid might be onto something here lol the "double" reminds me of using those front runners on a walking bait.
by nate50
Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Any one fix reels?
Replies: 4
Views: 416

Any one fix reels?

I have a lews casting reel that the line guide gets stuck on the left side. I've tried to clean and lube the reel but still having trouble with it. Any one have any fixes or if anyone fixes reels let me know please and thank you.
by nate50
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Smallmouth
Replies: 3
Views: 574

Re: Smallmouth

Steamboat and minor slough have really good smallies. They are eating everything lol top water early and shade lines, then flukes and senkos were the trick for us
by nate50
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Terminal Tackle
Topic: Drop shot/shakey heads/wobble heads
Replies: 4
Views: 1503

Re: Drop shot/shakey heads/wobble heads

Can you do tungsten weights?
by nate50
Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Where to go
Replies: 2
Views: 371

Re: Where to go

Berry has been fishing really good. I've been staying in the main lake fishing points with top water till the pleasure boats get to crazy then slip up the creeks fishing the points again. Hope that gives you some starting ideas. Thank your buddy for his service
by nate50
Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule
Replies: 5
Views: 1813

Re: 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule

B a s s was out here a few years ago on the delta. I went out to the weigh ins and hung around the area with all the vendors and kid games it was a blast. I wish they came out this way more often. It's awesome to see what the pros can do on our home waters. The next time they come out I want to regi...
by nate50
Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Non boater tournaments
Replies: 5
Views: 755

Re: Non boater tournaments

Im always looking for a fishing partner for fun fishing and some tourneys. My normal partner just had a baby so he's availability is shrinking by the day lol
by nate50
Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: A Rig , set up questions..
Replies: 7
Views: 875

Re: A Rig , set up questions..

You can check out Matt allens video on tactical Bassin, it's an older post, about how to set up an a-rig he covers everything from equipment to changing the snaps and O rings. It helped me get into throwing them and having confidence in them.
by nate50
Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NEW TO BERRYESSA! POUR IT ON
Replies: 5
Views: 893

Re: NEW TO BERRYESSA! POUR IT ON

I've been putting together good bags on top water and s wavers the last few weeks. There's a ton on trees and submerged bushes that are holding fish I've been fishing that 5-10ft range. I've heard buddies doing well up the creek arms but I've been staying on the main lake. I only jump in the creeks ...
by nate50
Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Dependable squarebill for ca delta?
Replies: 13
Views: 1887

Re: Dependable squarebill for ca delta?

I think you will get a million different answer based on everyone's personal preference. I'm a huge lucky craft 2.5 fan on the delta. I think the part everyone will agree on is get a red craw pattern and hold on lol
by nate50
Sat May 27, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Does Berryessa have trout?
Replies: 6
Views: 1033

Re: Does Berryessa have trout?

I have been throwing top water above all the shallow grass and s wavers on the points and having lots of success
by nate50
Sat May 27, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Does Berryessa have trout?
Replies: 6
Views: 1033

Re: Does Berryessa have trout?

The bass fishing has been unreal this year!!! You will have a blast
by nate50
Wed May 17, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ranger rt188 vs triton 18 tx
Replies: 12
Views: 3200

Re: Ranger rt188 vs triton 18 tx

I know this isn't one of the boats you are asking about, but I have a 2015 tracker. They are similar to boats you are looking at. I have the 175txw it's a great boat. If I had to do it again the only thing I would change is get the biggest size you can afford and have room to store. The bigger size ...

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