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by Bass hack
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Soft Baits
Topic: Gary Yamamoto Senkos Huge Lot Over 900 Senkos SOLD!
Replies: 6
Views: 1274

Re: Gary Yamamoto Senkos Huge Lot Over 900 Senkos $400

That's a lot of senkos
by Bass hack
Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ca Delta Fishing Report - Video
Replies: 14
Views: 2238

Re: Ca Delta Fishing Report - Video

I purchased your videos on Vimeo. You did an amazing job on the production and the content. Keep them coming! My son and I watch them together. Thank you!
by Bass hack
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: C.O.Pro-Teen XX Rescheduled for October!
Replies: 7
Views: 2596

Re: C.O.Pro-Teen XX Rescheduled for October!

Cooch, can i get my son on the waiting list to participate?
by Bass hack
Tue May 30, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Tides on the delta
Replies: 3
Views: 734

Re: Tides on the delta

You might try these videos from Nick Smith: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wfq273rI8U&t=449s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-la24r9CjQ I'm sure there are other nuggets of information in his other videos as well. Several guides have told that while bass dont like to be in current, they like t...
by Bass hack
Tue May 30, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass won't bite, help!
Replies: 19
Views: 2284

Re: Bass won't bite, help!

Ok, so we had better luck this weekend. We fished the levy walls mostly with homemade senkos . We also fished some home made grubs and creatures on ball headed jigs for some fish in the 2lb range. Nothing to brag about, but it's nice to put my boys 8 and 13 back on the fish. I have recently become k...
by Bass hack
Tue May 23, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: How to update software on Structure scan 3d
Replies: 2
Views: 374

Re: How to update software on Structure scan 3d

Edd, thank you for always taking the time for my questions!
by Bass hack
Tue May 23, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: How to update software on Structure scan 3d
Replies: 2
Views: 374

How to update software on Structure scan 3d

Ok, so the 'dealer' decided they would update all my lowrance software due to an issue I am having with my motoguide xi5. So they fired up each of my hds gen 3 units and updated it with the latest software. However When they did it, they did not bother to power up the structure scan 3d module. So it...
by Bass hack
Tue May 23, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass won't bite, help!
Replies: 19
Views: 2284

Re: Bass won't bite, help!

I had a similar experience. Given I am new (3years) to the delta and bass fishing. My 13yo son got me into it when he was 10. Since then we bought gear and boats, etc. and fish almost every weekend. We usually do ok and are able to catch our limits during the day. For the past 4 weeks, we have caugh...
by Bass hack
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Personal best.. No real big record but still ;)
Replies: 9
Views: 1458

Re: Personal best.. No real big record but still ;)

very nice fish!
by Bass hack
Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: Solid 6 pounder - Disappointment Slough
Replies: 7
Views: 1967

Re: Solid 6 pounder - Disappointment Slough

Freefall wrote:Beautiful fish.

I couldn't get them to go on top yesterday but I did find a bunch of bed fish. The females were way too spooky but the bucks bit quickly.


How do you spot the difference between a male and female?
by Bass hack
Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Advise?
Replies: 5
Views: 1027

Re: Delta Advise?

I recommend Cooch. He has a lot more availability than B.Barrack and is great on the water. However, guides aside, fish for bass away from current and near transitions (ledges, walls, banks or cover). anywhere from 6inches to 8 feet is where they are now. the bigger ones seem to be deeper than 3 ft....
by Bass hack
Mon Apr 03, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: B&W launch
Replies: 7
Views: 828

Re: B&W launch

I have never had my rig broken into at B&W. However, I did return one day from fishing to find a big dent in my truck bed (one day after I bought the truck). Judging from the height of the dent, my guess was that someone tagged it with their boat on a trailer on the way out of the parking lot.
by Bass hack
Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 20 Deep V Boat Owners - 150 Four Stroke Enough???
Replies: 10
Views: 600

Re: 20 Deep V Boat Owners - 150 Four Stroke Enough???

With the exception of brands like Express and G3 aluminum boats seem to run approx 10 mph less then a comparable glass rig. I have a 17.5 V-type aluminum bass boat with a 115 hp Johnson and i'm lucky to hit 40 mph. Usually its 37 or 38 mph. The hull on that Targa looks a lot like my boats hull. Slo...
by Bass hack
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Xi5 link to hds gen 3 HDS Question
Replies: 3
Views: 317

Re: Xi5 link to hds gen 3 HDS Question

Just a heads up. I have had this unit for almost a year now. It's not 100% reliable. When in anchor mode or heading mode , it just takes off once in a while. when you use the lowrance screen to control it , it works well, but sometimes loses connection and shuts off or heads off in some random direc...
by Bass hack
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 20 Deep V Boat Owners - 150 Four Stroke Enough???
Replies: 10
Views: 600

Re: 20 Deep V Boat Owners - 150 Four Stroke Enough???

I have a 19 ft ranger 619 with a yammi 200. I only run full throttle when getting on a plane. Otherwise I'm running 3500to 4500 rpm. I'm pretty happy with the motor size. I'm sure it would run with less hp but I might have trouble getting on a plane if I'm fully loaded with gear , full live wells, a...
by Bass hack
Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Stripers
Topic: Weekend Striper Report
Replies: 2
Views: 2224

Re: Weekend Striper Report

Where the heck are you fishing? We checked the usual spots on the SJ river on Sat and didn't mark any fish at most of them. None.. We soaked live bait on a shoal that had a few marks on it , but no takers.
by Bass hack
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Water Heist
Replies: 25
Views: 2931

Re: California Water Heist

Artie , everything you said is spot on and anybody that doesn't believe it is either paid by the Government in some way (either a paycheck for self or family and/or welfare recipient ) or , they are just completely stupid . The one thing you will never ever here from any Government group is " ...
by Bass hack
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Water Heist
Replies: 25
Views: 2931

Re: California Water Heist

Anyone familiar with National Geographic should realize they are a huge progressive environmental global warming advocate and at the very least we should look at an alternate opinion. Our state has been controlled by the most radical progressive environmental politicians for a very long time. We ha...
by Bass hack
Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Stripers
Topic: Sunday Schoolies
Replies: 3
Views: 1314

Re: Sunday Schoolies

Thanks for the update! My boy is chomping at the bit to get after the stripers again.

Where does the east delta start and where does the west delta start? Is Stockton considered south delta?
by Bass hack
Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ca Delta senko and dropshot spinning rod set up?
Replies: 10
Views: 2047

Re: Ca Delta senko and dropshot spinning rod set up?

Furhemore, light gear on Delta isn't ideal to say the least. initially, though so too, but i seem so get more bites with lighter line and the 'falling' worm. I suppose I could switch to braid and a mono or flouro leader, but I haven't had much reason to do so, although it does take a lot longer to ...
by Bass hack
Thu Mar 09, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ca Delta senko and dropshot spinning rod set up?
Replies: 10
Views: 2047

Re: Ca Delta senko and dropshot spinning rod set up?

Berkley Lightning Rod Shock Spinning Model #SHS701M 8lb Pline cxx Pflueger Patriarch Reel Model#PARSP35X Inchi wacki hook and Zero worms. I'm switching from 10lb to 8 lb test this year. If I start breaking line I'll switch back. I caught a lot of fish in the weeds and dint break any line, but I know...
by Bass hack
Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: CDTT Results B & W 3/4/17
Replies: 3
Views: 3245

Re: CDTT Results B & W 3/4/17

Yeah me too. I was fishing 7 mile slough and couldn't get a bit off chatter bait or wacky rigs.
by Bass hack
Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: prop issue
Replies: 5
Views: 475

Re: prop issue

That is a tough one. Did the motor originally ship with a stock propeller? If so what size was it? I might start there if possible.
by Bass hack
Mon Oct 03, 2016 12:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anyone have Motor Guide Xi5 80lbs thrust
Replies: 3
Views: 382

Re: Anyone have Motor Guide Xi5 80lbs thrust

I have a 36v xi5 with pinpoint. Mine is wireless. I have never used a cable unit, so I don't know how it would compare. The wireless seems to work fine. The pinpoint GPS on the other hand seems to be a bit wonky at times. I am a real fan of the wireless remote control. I rarely use the pedal unless ...
by Bass hack
Fri Sep 30, 2016 11:23 am
Forum: Stripers
Topic: Help with slow trolling stripers
Replies: 2
Views: 870

Re: Help with slow trolling stripers

Thank you for the advice. We will wait longer to set the hooks.
by Bass hack
Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:09 am
Forum: Stripers
Topic: Help with slow trolling stripers
Replies: 2
Views: 870

Help with slow trolling stripers

Hi gang, Sat evening , my son and i caught a dozen or so bluegill at the dock. I threw them all in the live well. I have been wanting to troll for stripers with them for a while and thought we would give it a go Sunday. I rigged them up with a 24 inch 25 lb flouro leader to a snap swivel off the sna...
by Bass hack
Fri Sep 09, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: U.S. Coast Guard: Boat ran aground overnight in Delta
Replies: 4
Views: 3878

Re: U.S. Coast Guard: Boat ran aground overnight in Delta

I saw it upside down early Sunday morning. the entire slough wreaked like diesel all the way out to the SJ.
by Bass hack
Sun Jul 31, 2016 7:37 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: hds gen 3 battery voltage
Replies: 6
Views: 1054

Re: hds gen 3 battery voltage

I followed your instructions and it worked. I never would have figured it out.Thank you !! :D
by Bass hack
Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Public radio Delta Tunnels this morning
Replies: 7
Views: 464

Re: Public radio Delta Tunnels this morning

Golden gate salmon association takes fresh water pretty seriously. Im not a salmon angler, but I joined anyways. Its only $35 a year.

http://www.goldengatesalmon.org/
by Bass hack
Wed Jul 27, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Public radio Delta Tunnels this morning
Replies: 7
Views: 464

Re: Public radio Delta Tunnels this morning

FYI, I have no affiliation with Restore the Delta or any of its employees or associates.
by Bass hack
Wed Jul 27, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Public radio Delta Tunnels this morning
Replies: 7
Views: 464

Re: Public radio Delta Tunnels this morning

Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla is really our champion. She speaks for us and anyone who is interested in saving the delta and the delta fishery/estuary. I am unaware of ANYONE who is more knowledgeable about the delta and all the players involved who want to steal water from the delta. I would encourage ...
by Bass hack
Fri Jul 22, 2016 1:09 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: hds gen 3 battery voltage
Replies: 6
Views: 1054

hds gen 3 battery voltage

Is it possible to display the battery voltage on any of the sonar of chart screens? If so how?
Thanks
Scott
by Bass hack
Thu Jul 14, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What to do about small fishing club complainers
Replies: 15
Views: 1706

Re: What to do about small fishing club complainers

Bobby Burgess wrote:Hi Guys,

It has become a cancer that will not go away.



How does a doctor treat cancer? They cut it out, then heal the wound.

So yes, kick them out or leave the club.
by Bass hack
Tue Jul 12, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Water Hyacinth control evaluation
Replies: 13
Views: 1292

Re: Delta Water Hyacinth control evaluation

In 7 mile slough, some areas between the dams is being sprayed . They have been putting up colored markers on the levy and spraying 20ft x 20 ft squares in between the colored markers. Looks like they are testing something. in some squares the hyacinth is dead, and in others not so dead. Also to not...
by Bass hack
Tue Jul 12, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Navionics
Replies: 2
Views: 489

Re: Navionics

Have you considered the go free maps from lowrance?
http://www.gofreemarine.com/insight-genesis/community
by Bass hack
Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trapper Hooks
Replies: 5
Views: 737

Re: Trapper Hooks

Pretty crazy looking hook. Square hooks?

Kind of reminds me of teh Opti-Grab
Image
by Bass hack
Fri Jul 08, 2016 3:56 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bank/Dealer for a used boat loan
Replies: 6
Views: 510

Re: Bank/Dealer for a used boat loan

Bank of the West
Alaska USA credit union
Bay federal credit union.

I'm sure it all depends on how old the boat is along with your credit score.
by Bass hack
Tue Jul 05, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Elite 7Ti Totalscan Question / Issue
Replies: 15
Views: 1426

Re: Elite 7Ti Totalscan Question / Issue

The TotalScan xdcr and the SS3D xdcr are two completely different pieces. You can NOT use the 3D with TotalScan xdcr. It will not connect to the module! Not sure what you are reading. There is no transducer selection involved with SS3D. Yes, I stand corrected again. I must have been reading the wro...
by Bass hack
Wed Jun 29, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Elite 7Ti Totalscan Question / Issue
Replies: 15
Views: 1426

Re: Elite 7Ti Totalscan Question / Issue

I must ask why you would buy the SS3D module with a TotalScan transducer. If you take a pic of the xdcr I can tell if it is 3D or not. A pic of the top. Do you have 3D functionality? I never looked at what transducer I have , but the directions on my 3dss told me to select the total scan transducer...
by Bass hack
Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:49 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Elite 7Ti Totalscan Question / Issue
Replies: 15
Views: 1426

Re: Elite 7Ti Totalscan Question / Issue

I have an Elite 7Ti unit on my dash, when I try and use the Totalscan Right-Left I just get a dark screen with a line down the middle.....any ideas on settings? It's set on Auto..... I had this problem as well. Turns out the installer did not supply power to the total scan module . There is NO Tota...
by Bass hack
Mon Jun 27, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Elite 7Ti Totalscan Question / Issue
Replies: 15
Views: 1426

Re: Elite 7Ti Totalscan Question / Issue

Lugnut wrote:I have an Elite 7Ti unit on my dash, when I try and use the Totalscan Right-Left I just get a dark screen with a line down the middle.....any ideas on settings? It's set on Auto.....


I had this problem as well. Turns out the installer did not supply power to the total scan module.
by Bass hack
Mon Jun 27, 2016 12:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Any Delta backseat this weekend? Thurs onwards
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Re: Any Delta backseat this weekend? Thurs onwards

I have the family this weekend, but I'll keep you in mind for other dates i go solo.
by Bass hack
Thu Jun 23, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: HDS 9 and HDS 12 wont communicate??
Replies: 3
Views: 498

Re: HDS 9 and HDS 12 wont communicate??

There are two ways the hds units communicate. Nmea 2000 which is I believe, a 4 pin cable. The other cable is an Ethernet cable, like your computer, only beefier and waterproof. If the units don't share sonar or maps, I would check the condition of the Ethernet cables and the ports they connect to. ...
by Bass hack
Thu Jun 23, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Central Delta
Replies: 8
Views: 2365

Re: Central Delta

Always pay attention to the tides.. The tides play a huge roll on where the fish are going to set up and the direction they will be positioning in.. High tide (up shallow) Low tide (outter edges of tullies or Grass line)... A huge help for me is the Navionics mobile app on my phone, it helps me Nav...
by Bass hack
Wed Jun 22, 2016 12:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looking for the best place to stay in or near Stockton
Replies: 5
Views: 550

Re: Looking for the best place to stay in or near Stockton

On a serious note, I stay at the Marriott on march lane. It's not the cheapest place, but its in a safe neighborhood, its close to the launch ramp adjacent to ladds, and it is near restaurants. There is enough room on the street there to park a few trucks with boat trailers. If you ask in advance yo...
by Bass hack
Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Central Delta
Replies: 8
Views: 2365

Re: Central Delta

Fish around heavy cover is my advice. All the fatties I have caught this time of year have been in 4 -12 ft of water. I'm still a novice, so YMMV.
by Bass hack
Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Tackle Warehouse Rod Tubes
Replies: 9
Views: 1111

Tackle Warehouse Rod Tubes

My wife is starting to comment on the amount of empty tackle warehouse tubes in our garage. What do you guys do with them after you get a new rod? They seem too valuable to throw away, but I cant have this kind of evidence laying around either.
by Bass hack
Tue Jun 14, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Gen 3
Replies: 3
Views: 548

Re: Gen 3

Yes, you can do it. I did it. But remember to update your gen3 software to be compatible with the ss3d or you will get a blank screen (like i did).
by Bass hack
Tue Jun 14, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: looking for a good fish finder mount
Replies: 7
Views: 617

Re: looking for a good fish finder mount

I use RAM mounts for everything. Very versatile, interchangeable parts. Extremely durable.
http://www.rammount.com/

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