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by birdman920
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2017 Highlight Video & Fish Catches - Clear Lake, Delta, etc..
Replies: 2
Views: 540

Re: 2017 Highlight Video & Fish Catches - Clear Lake, Delta, etc..

Great job Aaron!.....always love your vids !
by birdman920
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Oroville Fish Getting Smaller Year After Year 2018 vs. 2017 vs. 2016 WWBT Team Results
Replies: 40
Views: 3927

Re: Oroville Fish Getting Smaller Year After Year 2018 vs. 2017 vs. 2016 WWBT Team Results

Hope I am not "hijacking" this thread ?... but talking about population density vs size/quality of fish " maybe the massive die off at Clear Lake ' was a good thing ? not talking about the politics of the die off , but the possibility of the remaining fish growing into the big CL &quo...
by birdman920
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 15 Pounder was caught at Camanche
Replies: 15
Views: 4549

Re: 15 Pounder was caught at Camanche

looking at that tiny ice chest ?.... no ' don't think it made it back alive ?.....
by birdman920
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 4 bank onboard charger question
Replies: 10
Views: 566

Re: 4 bank onboard charger question

Go with the Duel Pro Sportsman series" 4 bank 40amp, if you have agm batts ?
by birdman920
Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Oroville Fish Getting Smaller Year After Year 2018 vs. 2017 vs. 2016 WWBT Team Results
Replies: 40
Views: 3927

Re: Oroville Fish Getting Smaller Year After Year 2018 vs. 2017 vs. 2016 WWBT Team Results

I can't speak for Oroville " but Nacimiento has turned into a different lake ' this last year ' is used to take 8#s to win a tournament " now it takes 15#s to win "& 12#s to get a check ! .....
by birdman920
Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WWBT Contingencies????
Replies: 21
Views: 1425

Re: WWBT Contingencies????

I am shure " with Jeremy & Jason " staying on' to run the show " it will be business as usual " for WWBT !....
by birdman920
Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:46 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WWBT Contingencies????
Replies: 21
Views: 1425

Re: WWBT Contingencies????

did Gary ever say who purchased WWBT ?.......
by birdman920
Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: Vehicle Discussion
Topic: Need advice - Diesel Truck owners?
Replies: 11
Views: 755

Re: Need advice - Diesel Truck owners?

Dodge Ram 2500 " 5.9 Cummins " hands down best light diesel motor ever made !, last year available was up to 07&1/2, if you can find a 05 to 07 ' you won't be disappointed!......
by birdman920
Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bullards Bar Fishing Report - Video
Replies: 10
Views: 3184

Re: Bullards Bar Fishing Report - Video

Great video!..... good work !... keep em coming !...
by birdman920
Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling Motor Talk
Replies: 4
Views: 864

Re: Trolling Motor Talk

Would a Ultrex fit on a Fortrex mount ?
by birdman920
Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: US Open payout ?....
Replies: 4
Views: 1259

US Open payout ?....

Hey Billy "... could you please post the payouts ?.....
by birdman920
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WON BASS HISTORIC 2017 U.S. Open
Replies: 1
Views: 879

Re: WON BASS HISTORIC 2017 U.S. Open

Congrats Billy !.... could you post the angler roster " ?.....
by birdman920
Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Costa Clear Lake weighin?
Replies: 6
Views: 726

Re: Costa Clear Lake weighin?

Hope they get it going today !... even the complete standings 'for yesterday " is "jacked"!, on there website !...
by birdman920
Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WWBT 2017 Mead Lucas Oil Western Classic Championship Pro Champ
Replies: 4
Views: 2294

Re: WWBT 2017 Mead Lucas Oil Western Classic Championship Pro Champ

Congrats Nick !.... you were way overdue !.... now get your *** up to Clear lake " for the R2sea !.....
by birdman920
Sun Sep 03, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Unprecedented Clear Lake Fish Die-Off: Dead fish islands about the size of three football fields.
Replies: 48
Views: 8849

Re: Unprecedented Clear Lake Fish Die-Off: Dead fish islands about the size of three football fields.

the deep crank bite is happening now & I think it will hold up thru Nov ' I would of had too wait in line for a spot on Henderson today !....
by birdman920
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Unprecedented Clear Lake Fish Die-Off: Dead fish islands about the size of three football fields.
Replies: 48
Views: 8849

Re: Unprecedented Clear Lake Fish Die-Off: Dead fish islands about the size of three football fields.

MGJR posted the most informed & correct post on this whole thread ! we cannot change Mother Nature!... but we " the (DFW) can definatly conduct studies to determine if the pelleting during hi temps 'increases fish mortality even more ?...lake co. needs every dime in tourist revenue ((fisher...
by birdman920
Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Unprecedented Clear Lake Fish Die-Off: Dead fish islands about the size of three football fields.
Replies: 48
Views: 8849

Re: Unprecedented Clear Lake Fish Die-Off: Dead fish islands about the size of three football fields.

OMG !... you guys got it all wrong! it's the runoff from all the meth labs around the lake !....
by birdman920
Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Unprecedented Clear Lake Fish Die-Off: Dead fish islands about the size of three football fields.
Replies: 48
Views: 8849

Re: Unprecedented Clear Lake Fish Die-Off: Dead fish islands about the size of three football fields.

the shad & carp population could definatly use some thinning out ! the bass population should hold up ! . cooler weather should start next month ? " I hope" !....
by birdman920
Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Dead fish wash ashore on Clear Lake
Replies: 15
Views: 5942

Re: Dead fish wash ashore on Clear Lake

You know' I wonder what it would be like if CL was a pristine,prime destination for water sports enthusiasts ! say like Lake Guntersville! except in Cali ? it would end up being so crowded' high priced' basically a "ZOO"!!!!!...right now ' the CL is fishing great that's all I care about ! ...
by birdman920
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Dead fish wash ashore on Clear Lake
Replies: 15
Views: 5942

Re: Dead fish wash ashore on Clear Lake

if you start adding up all the factors to the water quality! yes! I would add the weed control "overkill", the local vineyards fertilizer & misc chemicals that last winters rain runoff washed into the water !... the only saving grace' the lake has one of the highest fish density counts...
by birdman920
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Limit out tackle
Replies: 5
Views: 1195

Re: Limit out tackle

Bob is hang'n in there ! he is a fighter ! Limit out is open most days ! maybe closed on Sunday afternoon & mondays
by birdman920
Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CA boat/luxury Tax
Replies: 26
Views: 3996

Re: CA boat/luxury Tax

it is a county tax !.... levied by your county tax assessor ", called "use tax"
by birdman920
Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Optimax compressors
Replies: 6
Views: 672

Re: Optimax compressors

I think somewhere around 2010 & earlier motors" had the old style compressors ? later models had new style ? I had owned 3 pro XS motor since then " with no compressor issues ! the problem with Mercury! is they had a huge inventory of old style ! they would replace a faulty compressor ...
by birdman920
Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CA boat/luxury Tax
Replies: 26
Views: 3996

Re: CA boat/luxury Tax

do you know anyone in Az or Or. ? you can use ther address as permanent location of boat ' no taxs in those states !....
by birdman920
Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Frog Fishing
Replies: 11
Views: 1574

Re: Frog Fishing

sounds like you may be trying too hard to walk or pop your frog ?... better action happens ' when you give light subtle twitches!....
by birdman920
Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jerry's Gas Tax !......
Replies: 76
Views: 4582

Re: Jerry's Gas Tax !......

Scary Jerry"!.... he is a real piece of work !...
by birdman920
Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jerry's Gas Tax !......
Replies: 76
Views: 4582

Jerry's Gas Tax !......

How many out there think "Jerry Brown 's gas tax" 12c gas & 20c diesel plus increase in Reg cost, will actually see any of that $ go to improving our deteriorating roads & hwys?....me personally! & many of my friends & family" are going to drive less " pass up vac...
by birdman920
Tue Jun 06, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Respecting other anglers
Replies: 30
Views: 2956

Re: Respecting other anglers

the non fishing boaters" just don't have a clue !.... so they don't bother me ! it's the fisherman that are the rude ones " what really gets me " is the idiots at the ramps ! that's just shear stupidity!.....
by birdman920
Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Your opinion on how to handle fish pegged under the mat?
Replies: 5
Views: 740

Re: Your opinion on how to handle fish pegged under the mat?

I have found over the years " if the fish is pinned in real "cheesy" or "slop" ! they tend to stay still ' & you can go in after them ! Gary is correct ! I would not give the fish any slack " just point rod tip strait at the fish & pull ! if you can't get the bo...
by birdman920
Tue May 23, 2017 5:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Konacti Vista Hotel-unfriendly to boaters
Replies: 17
Views: 1906

Re: Konacti Vista Hotel-unfriendly to boaters

I was done with that place years ago! after the maid left my room door wide open ' all day while we were out pre fishing !.. we had left a lot of very expensive tackle & equipment in the room for all to see ' walking by all day long !. we got lucky and didn't loose any thing !.... now we just re...
by birdman920
Sat May 13, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jerk bait / topwater rod recommendation needed
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Re: Jerk bait / topwater rod recommendation needed

Powell Inferno 7' glass !....super light ! action of glass " feels like graphite!
by birdman920
Fri May 12, 2017 6:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: The NEW frog Ish was using in the FLW Delta today
Replies: 2
Views: 3879

Re: The NEW frog Ish was using in the FLW Delta today

Did he get dropped by Snag Proof ?... with his history of unprofessional conduct " I wouldn't be surprised!
by birdman920
Fri May 12, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake fishing report?
Replies: 4
Views: 912

Re: Clear Lake fishing report?

can't wait until the spawn is over "bass & Shad" !...the lake was absolutely "wide open" ! last summer ! hope this year will be the same !.....
by birdman920
Sun May 07, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Video -Clear Lake Fishing Report
Replies: 11
Views: 2786

Re: Video -Clear Lake Fishing Report

Awsome vid !... keep em coming !....
by birdman920
Thu May 04, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Paycheck Punch Stops
Replies: 7
Views: 823

Re: Paycheck Punch Stops

6th Sense stops are great ! the paycheck stops are too long & don't allow your weight to penetrate easily!
by birdman920
Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WON Bass Announcement | California Open and U.S. Open
Replies: 5
Views: 1604

Re: WON Bass Announcement | California Open and U.S. Open

WON Bass has the best paybacks " in the west ! with the "Opens" ! how many "pro-ams " can you still win a boat " ?
by birdman920
Fri Apr 14, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CA DELTA FROG ROD AND FROG LURE CHOICES!
Replies: 5
Views: 955

Re: CA DELTA FROG SEASON RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER?

Powell 736 with Metainium 8.5:1, Koppers/Live target frog !.....
by birdman920
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hinkle fish on new phoenix
Replies: 5
Views: 781

Re: Hinkle fish on new phoenix

Bird " is the "Word"!!!!...
by birdman920
Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake Question
Replies: 7
Views: 1019

Re: Clear Lake Question

you should have the lake all to yourself ' on th 17th & 18th " after that "is gonna be a "Zoo" ! with the WWBT !... good luck !....
by birdman920
Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Toledo Bend !... "Go John Murray !...
Replies: 2
Views: 327

Toledo Bend !... "Go John Murray !...

John Murray leading " final day of elites series' at Toledo Bend !... he deserves a win ! put in his time' paid his dues' & couldn't be more deserving of a win !.... "go John"!!!!...
by birdman920
Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bullards Bar Lodging?
Replies: 7
Views: 1052

Re: Bullards Bar Lodging?

Brownsville motel, is about 20mins from Bullards ! they have great rates " also Lake Francis resort is 10mins from lake " nice cabins from plain to deluxe accommodations " rates are high " but it's so close to lake ' is worth it !...
by birdman920
Sun Apr 02, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Best summer month for clear lake?...
Replies: 7
Views: 932

Re: Best summer month for clear lake?...

Oh " there is a few big ones shallow " in the summer ! waiting to smoke your frog !......
by birdman920
Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Best summer month for clear lake?...
Replies: 7
Views: 932

Re: Best summer month for clear lake?...

the open water frog bite is best in May/June !... the weed mat bite is best in July/August ! the spook/Whopper Plopper bite can be good April thru Aug also " buzzbait & Punker bite can be great too !....
by birdman920
Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass boat recarpeting referal, Northern California
Replies: 4
Views: 676

Re: Bass boat recarpeting referal, Northern California

Augies Apolstery in Clear Lake !... he does great work at a low price !... he did my boat last year " & it turned out great !.... give him a call !...
by birdman920
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake 5 mph & launch ramps
Replies: 4
Views: 1055

Re: Clear Lake 5 mph & launch ramps

all ramps open, except for library park" in Lakeport " use 5th st ramp !
by birdman920
Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Catching and using thread find shad at Clearlake?
Replies: 7
Views: 1467

Re: Catching and using thread find shad at Clearlake?

I think throw nets are illegal for FW use (salt only) ?, but I have seen guys use a basket type net that worked like a charm !..I give it till the end of the week' and all you need to catch Shad will be a "shovel" they are getting thick !.... & the artificial bite is already starting t...
by birdman920
Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake 5 mph
Replies: 9
Views: 1848

Re: Clear Lake 5 mph

Level is at 7.7 at this time !& has been less than 8.0 ,for over 24hrs !.... I would think the speed restriction would have been lifted ? but with more rain coming this week " who knows ??????......
by birdman920
Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clearlake chamber of commerce tournament
Replies: 14
Views: 2644

Re: Clearlake chamber of commerce tournament

any final results up yet ?.....

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