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by hydro
Fri Oct 20, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Marine Accessories
Topic: Aftermarket Oil injection system for Mercury 1989-1999 EFI engines
Replies: 0
Views: 155

Aftermarket Oil injection system for Mercury 1989-1999 EFI engines

For sale Aftermarket oil injection system designed by former Mercury Marine Director of Outboard Service Dept. and owner of Marine Solutions Robert Kachelek . Mr Kachelek tried to get Mercury to adopt this improved oil injection for Mercury outboards but was ultimately told it would increase the sal...
by hydro
Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: SOLD $3900 1997 Ranger Comanche 487VS BLOWN 200hp Merc
Replies: 19
Views: 3064

Re: $3900 1997 Ranger 487VS BLOWN 200hp Merc

How many hours on motor ?
by hydro
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: SOLD $3900 1997 Ranger Comanche 487VS BLOWN 200hp Merc
Replies: 19
Views: 3064

Re: $3900 1997 Ranger 487VS BLOWN 200hp Merc

would you consider selling the motor separately and if so how much?
by hydro
Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: SOLD $3900 1997 Ranger Comanche 487VS BLOWN 200hp Merc
Replies: 19
Views: 3064

Re: $3900 1997 Ranger 487VS BLOWN 200hp Merc

what is the status of the engine hole in block? thrown rod ? broken crank?
by hydro
Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Do Trolling Motors degrade overtime
Replies: 8
Views: 807

Re: Do Trolling Motors degrade overtime

Could also be a connection issue with the wiring to blame . A bad connection will have a voltage drop occurring across it . Using a Multi Meter set to DC volts read the battery voltage at the trolling motor pedal . Verify the supply at the pedal voltage matches your battery voltage . Put the trollin...
by hydro
Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: New Bass Circuit - New Jen
Replies: 24
Views: 4357

Re: New Bass Circuit - New Jen

I saw that the CTT (California Tournament Trail) are taking next year off from pro-ams and expanding their team circuit to include Central and Mother Lode regions . Only 5 events on 3 different lakes and a TOC at the end of June . Looks better to me than the New Jen ML region with 6 events on only 2...
by hydro
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: $84M in taxpayer funds improperly used for Delta tunnels
Replies: 1
Views: 324

Re: $84M in taxpayer funds improperly used for Delta tunnels

More than 1 person needs to be going to jail for this theft from taxpayers and wildlife . Jerry Brown is most likely the head of the snake .
by hydro
Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Unprecedented Clear Lake Fish Die-Off: Dead fish islands about the size of three football fields.
Replies: 48
Views: 8531

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

Anyone care to speculate on just what impact this fish die off situation will have on the FLW Costa series event at the end of the month or the team TOC's this fall?
by hydro
Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jigs - Delta
Replies: 9
Views: 1239

Re: Jigs - Delta

two types of crayfish in the delta " swamp craws" and "Signal Crayfish" Swamp craws are basically green pumpkin colored with a little red/orange on their legs and pincer tips when small then later they turn the bright red color we all know and love and sometimes a brownish purple...
by hydro
Sat Jul 22, 2017 3:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass Like Purple Frogs Too!
Replies: 1
Views: 1033

Re: Bass Like Purple Frogs Too!

That bass must have been delighted by the color shirt she was wearing too .
by hydro
Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Big Bass @ Lake Pardee Ca
Replies: 2
Views: 800

Re: Big Bass @ Lake Pardee Ca

" Those who know do not speak . Those that speak do not know ." Lao Tzu Te Ching (ancient Chinese Philosopher)
by hydro
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing Oroville Lake 07/06/2017
Replies: 6
Views: 797

Re: Fishing Oroville Lake 07/06/2017

the fish you caught is called a "Sacramento Pike Minnow " (formally known as squawfish before it was determined to be offensive to native Americans despite the fact it was native Americans themselves that they came up with the name ) It is one of the few warm water species native to Califo...
by hydro
Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: IGFA Questions Genetics of Newest World Record Spotted Bass
Replies: 11
Views: 4269

Re: IGFA Questions Genetics of Newest World Record Spotted Bass

It would be interesting to see how the genetics of large Spots from Pine Flat , New Melones , and Bullards Bar all compare ?
by hydro
Sun Jul 02, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2017 Bass Cat Sabre FTD -SOLD-
Replies: 1
Views: 1081

Re: 2017 Bass Cat Sabre FTD

whats the price for this boat ? Can a new Bass Cat be ordered from the factory without an outboard ?
by hydro
Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: GoPro Catching Monster Bass @ Lake Pardee Ca Fishing the Foothills with Light Line
Replies: 8
Views: 1030

Re: GoPro Catching Monster Bass @ Lake Pardee Ca Fishing the Foothills with Light Line

A lot of people posting videos show the fish they just caught on a digital scale showing the weight this way there is no disputing the fish's weight . I would try that .
by hydro
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mercury xri
Replies: 22
Views: 1115

Re: Mercury xri

I have the same motor same year and went all though the ignition and fuel systems to find the problem and fixed it myself . A motor this old will develop problems especially with fuel lines and the primer bulb due to ethanol in the fuel these days . Send me a PM and I can give you some tips
by hydro
Sat Jun 03, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Record Bass Caught on McNugget
Replies: 8
Views: 8630

Re: Record Bass Caught on McNugget

Mitch wrote:I call BS !! Nothing in a McNugget that would attract a Bass !!

If that bass was on a bed and the McNugget was thrown on the bed you don't think the bass would pick it up in order to move it off if nothing else?
by hydro
Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Record Bass Caught on McNugget
Replies: 8
Views: 8630

Re: Record Bass Caught on McNugget

I can see it now .... big bait anglers throwing full sized fried chicken breasts with their swimbait rods
by hydro
Fri May 19, 2017 4:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: MERCURY SUCKS!!!!!
Replies: 33
Views: 2696

Re: MERCURY SUCKS!!!!!

#BlackMotorsMatter
by hydro
Wed May 17, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 1992 Mercury Xri 200HP blown motor (complete)
Replies: 5
Views: 717

Re: 1992 Mercury Xri 200HP blown motor (complete)

Does the engine turn over (No holes in block from thrown rod?) What is the serial # on the engine block ?
Would you take $800 cash?
by hydro
Tue Apr 25, 2017 3:08 am
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: (SOLD)1992 Champion 193SC w/ Bad 200HP Mercury Xri
Replies: 7
Views: 1449

Re: 1992 Champion 193SC w/ bad 200 Mercury Xri

Is the motor a 2.5 liter , how many hours, and would you sell it separate ?
by hydro
Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 2017 Rat-L-Trap Open Almost Here!!
Replies: 15
Views: 1664

Re: 2017 Rat-L-Trap Open Almost Here!!

Rattletrap Open rules . What bait modifications are allowed and what isn't ?
by hydro
Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing boat
Replies: 2
Views: 856

Re: Fishing boat

The perfect boat for the easily impressed angler or those who don't know if they're coming or going .
Optional equipment for the boat is a single oar lock and oar and also a trailer featuring square wheels
(yet another innovation)
by hydro
Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Tulloch
Replies: 5
Views: 1031

Re: Lake Tulloch

The state is holding back most of the water coming into Melones and not releasing it downstream into Tulloch . I assumed Tulloch would be it's usual clear condition but when I drove along the lake and over the bridge crossing the lake on O' Byrnes ferry road earlier this week the water all over the ...
by hydro
Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Prop tuning shop for Yamaha
Replies: 7
Views: 417

Re: Prop tuning shop for Yamaha

Kentuck , Those vent holes in a prop are there to allow a higher pitched prop to cavitate (slip) to get you up on plane during a hole shot . After your boats on pad and underway those vent holes have a minimal effect due to the flow of water across the prop hub . With the symptoms you described it s...
by hydro
Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: prop for merc and yamaha
Replies: 1
Views: 196

Re: prop for merc and yamaha

Seems to me the Merc High 5 was a performance prop and probably not a good match for a 4 stroke outboard even if it fits . You should contact Yamaha and ask about this to be sure .
by hydro
Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2010 BASS CAT PANTERA IV-200 PRO XS-SOLD!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 5427

Re: 2010 BASS CAT PANTERA IV-200 PRO XS

nice boat ! judging from the pictures looks like you're upside down on the loan though .
by hydro
Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Prop tuning shop for Yamaha
Replies: 7
Views: 417

Re: Prop tuning shop for Yamaha

Some props use a rubber shock hub to prevent damage to the prop when striking a hard object . Sounds like you've spun your hub and need a new one installed on your prop . Any Yamaha dealer or Prop shop can fix this problem .
by hydro
Sun Jan 29, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anybody remember NCBF?
Replies: 25
Views: 2382

Re: Anybody remember NCBF?

Yes I remember it from back in the day . Always wanted to fish one of their get togethers but never made it down to one . The information flowed freely back then between members .
by hydro
Sat Jan 21, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Update from Pardee
Replies: 1
Views: 576

Re: Update from Pardee

Kokanee stocking like they used to do would be better news than this .
by hydro
Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:43 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Caption This.....
Replies: 9
Views: 1383

Re: Caption This.....

wow you're lucky it's still balanced
by hydro
Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: current status of Smallmouth bass population in Tulloch ?
Replies: 3
Views: 715

current status of Smallmouth bass population in Tulloch ?

15-20 years ago I used to fish Tulloch quite a bit and it was very common to catch SM bass . There are no recent fishing reports for Tulloch so I thought I would ask . Both New Hogans and Camanche used to have fair populations of SM bass but after the spotted bass were introduced it had a detrimenta...
by hydro
Mon Nov 21, 2016 7:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: any local Evenrude mechanics in the Manteca area?
Replies: 6
Views: 698

Re: any local Evenrude mechanics in the Manteca area?

There's a outboard shop in down town in Lodi that services Johnson Evinrude
by hydro
Fri Nov 11, 2016 5:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: No more puddles on boat cover
Replies: 3
Views: 746

Re: No more puddles on boat cover

A co-worker showed me this trick years ago and it works great if you have a long enough winch strap . Unwind the strap off your bow winch spool so it extends from the bow winch to the outboard . Connect the hook to the outboard and drape it over the back seat and front pole seat and slowly tighten i...
by hydro
Wed Nov 02, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: barrel on the delta mandeville
Replies: 3
Views: 1563

Re: barrel on the delta mandeville

better yet maybe someone was discovered cheating with the aid of a barrel and now finds himself stuffed inside it .
Now that would be karma .
by hydro
Tue Oct 18, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Motherlode fishermen....
Replies: 2
Views: 855

Re: Motherload fishermen....

I think you meant to say " Motherlode "
by hydro
Thu Oct 13, 2016 3:37 am
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: Need some information for ranger 519vx on jack plate
Replies: 1
Views: 335

Re: Need some information for ranger 519vx on jack plate

Call Ranger boats and talk with someone in their performance department and you will find the answer.......
by hydro
Sun Oct 02, 2016 8:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass fishing history website
Replies: 1
Views: 440

Bass fishing history website

I found this bass fishing history website quite by accident and was amazed by all of the info it contained regarding old tournaments ,angling techniques, and lures . For old timers it will be a trip down memory lane on how we got from there to here . They even have East and West coast related sectio...
by hydro
Sat Oct 01, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 1995 Mercury Black Max EFI 200hp (blown) SOLD
Replies: 6
Views: 916

Re: 1995 Mercury Black Max EFI 200hp (blown)

Would you take $250 for what's left with no prop?
by hydro
Mon Sep 26, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 1995 Mercury Black Max EFI 200hp (blown) SOLD
Replies: 6
Views: 916

Re: 1995 Mercury Black Max EFI 200hp (blown)

I am interested in your motor . Did the block suffer and damage from a thrown rod (such as a hole )or is it just bore damage such as from a melted piston ? Where is the motor located ? Thanks .
by hydro
Sat Sep 17, 2016 6:11 pm
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: WTB 2.5 liter 200HP EFI Mercury engine
Replies: 0
Views: 238

WTB 2.5 liter 200HP EFI Mercury engine

Looking for a Mercury 1996-97 2.5 liter 200HP EFI Outboard or power head running or not
by hydro
Sat Sep 10, 2016 5:05 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anyone know proffesional boat carpet cleaner
Replies: 2
Views: 439

Re: Anyone know proffesional boat carpet cleaner

I used to just go to the coin car wash during summer and spray down the deck carpeting with the soap from the spray gun .
Let it set for awhile then rinse out the soap with clear water . I was constantly amazed how well it worked .
by hydro
Sat Sep 10, 2016 4:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: LAKE Pardee Amazing Day Bass Fishing Plastics worms grubs tubes
Replies: 2
Views: 694

Re: LAKE Pardee Amazing Day Bass Fishing Plastics worms grubs tubes

Wow that was "Amazing" alright . Judging from the overall lack of responses to your many videos it's apparent the viewers are left speechless by what they have just witnessed . Not many people can say that about their fishing .
by hydro
Sat Sep 10, 2016 3:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bobby Barrack
Replies: 6
Views: 2129

Re: Bobby Barrack

Too funny . I remember a few years back while at a Stren Series draw meeting Barrack came into the meeting room and sat down a couple of seats down from where I was sitting with a black eye . One of the other contestants exclaimed , " Bobby what happened to you ?" He started explaining how...
by hydro
Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:21 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Eliminating Stripers Ain't the Answer
Replies: 3
Views: 525

Re: Eliminating Stripers Ain't the Answer

Once the transcontinental railroad was completed in the late 1800's Northern strain largemouth were brought out to California in tank cars from Texas . One of the first waterways they were stocked in was the Cal Delta . Stripers and America shad were also brought out from the east coast and stocked ...
by hydro
Sun Jul 10, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Smallmouth Pig Establish a Pattern Summer Bass Fishing Fish Cover and Structure
Replies: 3
Views: 787

Re: Smallmouth Pig Establish a Pattern Summer Bass Fishing Fish Cover and Structure

#Bass Lives Matter - If you're going to practice Catch and Release will you please quit dragging those poor bass up on the bank .

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