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by Stratos278
Wed May 23, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Professional Bass Fishing is a Young Man's Game
Replies: 7
Views: 649

Re: Professional Bass Fishing is a Young Man's Game

Jboutfishn wrote:I consider anyone under 75 a youngster. :roll:

This 71 year old "youngster" thanks you... :D 8)
by Stratos278
Tue May 22, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Professional Bass Fishing is a Young Man's Game
Replies: 7
Views: 649

Re: Professional Bass Fishing is a Young Man's Game

Your point is well taken crawdaddy. However, one of the things that I love most about bass fishing is that on any given day an older person can whoop on a younger person. It's one of the only professional sports/activities I can think of where the older person actually has a prayer against a younge...
by Stratos278
Mon May 14, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: MLF?
Replies: 10
Views: 1099

Re: MLF?

Pissed Dish dropped the Outdoor channel from my package. Any other way to watch? For $10/month or $100/year you can get MyOutdoorTV.com it has all the programs from the Outdoor channel. I've been thinking of dropping cable and getting this. You can watch on WFN (World Fishing Network), they are on ...
by Stratos278
Thu May 10, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Pure Fishing Offered for Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 808

Re: Pure Fishing Offered for Sale

I would bet that Johnny Morris is just waiting, ready to pounce
by Stratos278
Wed May 02, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Markley Cove Launch Fee Now $25
Replies: 12
Views: 1109

Re: Markley Cove Launch Fee Now $25

Capell Cove Free And 45min farther Exactly, so is it worth 45min and the extra 20 bucks in gas to launch for free? Idk, but I guess Ill be happy that Markley parking lot wont be as bad. You have to be driving awfully slow if it takes you 45 minutes to go 15 miles...that's roughly the distance betwe...
by Stratos278
Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat Stolen on the Delta
Replies: 38
Views: 14649

Re: Boat Stolen on the Delta

That really sucks! Hope you get it back before they get a chance to strip it. I assume it was insured, but still...it's a pain in the *** waiting for everything to get processed. Not to mention replacing everything in the boat.
by Stratos278
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat Stolen on the Delta
Replies: 38
Views: 14649

Re: Boat Stolen on the Delta

RB BASS posted this on Facebook, I and a couple of others re-posted/shared. Hope it helps get your boat back. You said it was seen on a Larsen trailer? Was the boat in the water (docked or in a slip) when it was stolen?
by Stratos278
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FLW Tour Smith Lake Day 3 Pro Results | Leader Holds
Replies: 2
Views: 295

Re: FLW Tour Smith Lake Day 3 Pro Results | Leader Holds

Cody Meyer and Jimmy Reese will be fishing tomorrow...get 'em!
by Stratos278
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass boat floating at Antioch Bridge without fishermen!
Replies: 4
Views: 929

Re: Bass boat floating at Antioch Bridge without fishermen!

That happened around mid-day today. One rescued and being treated, one still missing

https://www.facebook.com/EastContraCost ... tc&fref=nf
by Stratos278
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WWBT 2018 Delta Pro/Am Menu for Angler's Meals
Replies: 1
Views: 594

Re: WWBT 2018 Delta Pro/Am Menu for Angler's Meals

Someone should tell the Grace Temple folks that fishermen LOVE bananas in their box lunches... :lol:
by Stratos278
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1169

Re: PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!

Daniel, Check out local clubs. It's probably the best way to get started. You learn how to be a back seater, you learn many different techniques, and you also have a lot of fun meeting new people and building camaraderie. Typically very low monthly dues and then share the cost at tournaments. I thi...
by Stratos278
Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Portable jump for crank battery
Replies: 14
Views: 669

Re: Portable jump for crank battery

I've wondered about this for a while. When jump starting from a trolling motor battery do you have to disconnect the trolling motor battery from the other trolling motor battery in the series? Will it only deliver 12 volts as long as you only use the terminals of the same battery? In answer to your...
by Stratos278
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Portable jump for crank battery
Replies: 14
Views: 669

Re: Portable jump for crank battery

as I think more about it. I think your battery needs replaced. If it cant power livewells and electronics all day, something wrong with battery. Unless.....you have your trolling mtr connected to cranker and that is reason cranker cant crank, you should think about battery switch and add another ba...
by Stratos278
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta rigs & Lakes rigs
Replies: 9
Views: 942

Re: Delta rigs & Lakes rigs

Hey thanks fellas for that information. I never considered leaders as an option for light line tackle over heavier line. What knot shoots through the guides better? The only one i've ever tied when fly fishing is a bloodknot but the leader never needs to shoot through the eyes on a fly rod. Thanks ...
by Stratos278
Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FLW College National Championship (Need Help)
Replies: 11
Views: 951

Re: FLW College National Championship (Need Help)

BJ, check your PMs. I sent you a link to a Louisiana fishing forum
by Stratos278
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Capell cove closure?
Replies: 8
Views: 859

Re: Capell cove closure?

Thanks Kyle. Even the gov. Dept. that runs the place shows it open, sorry you had a crappy day but thanks for saving me a trip to Capell. For future reference the launch at the old Steel Park resort is open, but it's $20 or $25 to launch there, and just about as close as Capell. A couple of other o...
by Stratos278
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Tackle Warehouse Brick and Mortar?
Replies: 13
Views: 1430

Re: Tackle Warehouse Brick and Mortar?

Outdoor Pro shop has been in business for a LONNNNG time. They only have the one store, but it's been in its present location for about 10(?) years. Prior to that, they were in Rohnert Park until they outgrew that store. They also had a second location in Oakland, right next to the Nimitz Fwy for ab...
by Stratos278
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Tackle Warehouse Brick and Mortar?
Replies: 13
Views: 1430

Re: Tackle Warehouse Brick and Mortar?

The experience I had with Monster was good. However, being a cranker I just can't get past their lack of selection. Did you actually go in their store (Outdoor Pro Shop, 420 Houser, Cotati) or just go by their on-line availability? I know that the last time I was in there (granted it was about two ...
by Stratos278
Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Guess the Bassmaster Classic Winner Contest
Replies: 59
Views: 1565

Re: Guess the Bassmaster Classic Winner Contest

Aaron Martens
by Stratos278
Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Does anybody rotate your trailer tires?
Replies: 4
Views: 684

Re: Does anybody rotate your trailer tires?

I don't have any experience in rotating trailer tires since I only have a single axle trailer. However, logic says to check the front-to-rear wear patterns. If the fronts are wearing more than the rears, or vice-versa, I would probably rotate them. Call Steve "Scuba" Jensen at Tire Pros in...
by Stratos278
Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta giants
Replies: 22
Views: 3214

Re: Delta giants

I read an article that on the Columbian River(?) that licensed guides have been granted permission to shoot sea-lions on-site given how they are decimating the steelhead runs. I don't see this ever happening in this liberal state. Add it all up and I don't see any hope for relocation or killing of ...
by Stratos278
Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bassmaster Classic Release
Replies: 4
Views: 1141

Re: Bassmaster Classic Release

crawdaddy wrote:Why does Abu still use those round reel handles? They are the worst design ever IMO.

I have two Shimano reels with round handle knobs, love them! Now that ugly purple reel in the photo, well that's another story...
by Stratos278
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clausen, Daniels Jr. Ehrler, Skeet and Other Ranger Pros at Classic
Replies: 1
Views: 490

Re: Clausen, Daniels Jr. Ehrler, Skeet and Other Ranger Pros at Classic

Wonder how many of those will be Vexus pros next year?
by Stratos278
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thank you for all the great years
Replies: 8
Views: 2373

Re: Thank you for all the great years

Troy and Dave, as an inactive (since I moved to Texas) member of the Redwood Empire Bass Club I would like to say "Thanks" for your support of REBC over the years. Best of luck in your future endeavors.
by Stratos278
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing guide Clear lake
Replies: 2
Views: 367

Re: Fishing guide Clear lake

BigBassDaddy1190 wrote:There is a post about 5 down from this one with a bunch

I think the OP started that one,too...maybe he forgot he posted?
by Stratos278
Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear lake guide
Replies: 11
Views: 1073

Re: Clear lake guide

I've heard good things about Bob Myskey, too.
by Stratos278
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: banding soft plastic baits
Replies: 4
Views: 835

Re: banding soft plastic baits

Not long after the senko craze back in the early 2000's when they were one fish catches or getting ripped from wacky rigging. I dont recall seeing or hearing much of it prior to that, but after that guys started sleeving wacky worms and soft plastics with a variety of different stuff. I think bandi...
by Stratos278
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Elite Lake Martin Results FINAL | Daiwa pro wins
Replies: 2
Views: 473

Re: Elite Lake Martin Results FINAL | Daiwa pro wins

jg wrote:Congrats to Roy Hawk on a great finish. Also to Bret Hite and Dean Rojas. Az was done proud today. A lot of good western anglers representing the west. Jared Lintner and Luke Clausen also. Don't know if I missed any.


You can add Justin Lucas to that list, he grew up fishing Folsom.
by Stratos278
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: tow in question on delta
Replies: 5
Views: 667

Re: tow in question on delta

http://www.boatus.com/towboatus/delta

Their port is on Bethel Is.
by Stratos278
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clubs near Castro Valley
Replies: 6
Views: 390

Re: Clubs near Castro Valley

There might be one closer to you on this list:
http://www.westernbass.com/clubs/
by Stratos278
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CDA and Dworshak
Replies: 2
Views: 245

Re: CDA and Dworshak

Shoot a PM to Tyler Brinks (ttb31183). He's in Eastern Washington (Spokane) and fishes the Idaho lakes quite a bit
by Stratos278
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fisherman who jumped into Columbia river to avoid oncoming motorboat sues VIDEO
Replies: 5
Views: 2466

Re: Fisherman who jumped into Columbia river to avoid oncoming motorboat sues VIDEO

Man I think the operator of that boat gets what he deserves. Being at fault sucks in an accident but when you watch this video obviously there is total neglegence on his part. Heard he was sitting down with limited bow view was his reason. Be safe out there guys and gals. There are also allegations...
by Stratos278
Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fisherman who jumped into Columbia river to avoid oncoming motorboat sues VIDEO
Replies: 5
Views: 2466

Re: Fisherman who jumped into Columbia river to avoid oncoming motorboat sues VIDEO

Man I think the operator of that boat gets what he deserves. Being at fault sucks in an accident but when you watch this video obviously there is total neglegence on his part. Heard he was sitting down with limited bow view was his reason. Be safe out there guys and gals. There are also allegations...
by Stratos278
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Seat belts
Replies: 16
Views: 1041

Re: Seat belts

mark poulson wrote:
kraetzer wrote:I think the problem is that you can't guaranty that a bass boat won't capsize. If it does and you have a seatbelt on the chances of drowning are probably very high.


I wonder how many fiberglass bass boats capsized in 2017?

Even one is too many, if you're strapped in and can't get out
by Stratos278
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Helix 5 vs Helix 7
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: Helix 5 vs Helix 7

I'm trying to decide which one to put on the bow of my R80 Ranger. I have the 7 with SI and DI in the console, and now I want to put a new unit on the bow with just DI. The bow of my boat is pretty tight so size is a concern. I'm pretty sure I can wedge the 7 in so it's mostly out of the way. My qu...
by Stratos278
Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trout Planting
Replies: 1
Views: 548

Trout Planting

by Stratos278
Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anybody Been To Comedero?
Replies: 1
Views: 445

Re: Anybody Been To Comedero?

Check your PMs
by Stratos278
Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Boat Company !!
Replies: 3
Views: 1140

Re: New Boat Company !!

by Stratos278
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Boaters Card. Your thoughts?
Replies: 32
Views: 2537

Re: California Boaters Card. Your thoughts?

I've been pulled over once in the last 2 1/2 years fishing the Delta, and half a dozen times in the last 15+ years fishing down in SoCal. If a boater's card is required before you can launch, that pretty much covers it. And, if someone who doesn't have a card is operating someone else's boat , the ...
by Stratos278
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: When they let you know what they’re eating
Replies: 5
Views: 969

Re: When they let you know what they’re eating

mark poulson wrote:Is that a custom paint job?

I doubt it, since the original post has a link to a Berkley product at Tackle Warehouse
by Stratos278
Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Life Vest
Replies: 3
Views: 593

Re: Life Vest

I have the Bass Pro XPS Platinum vest. For $10 more than the XPS Deluxe, you get a lot more features, like more pockets, zip-off collar, crotch straps, etc.
by Stratos278
Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Boaters Card. Your thoughts?
Replies: 32
Views: 2537

Re: California Boaters Card. Your thoughts?

Rental boats or jet ski's? How about backing a trailer in? I know sometimes I get upset having to wait but I gain more in laughs from watching them than I lose having to put up with them. Where would all the backing mishap videos come from if people learned to do it right. I agree, Rod. Just spend ...
by Stratos278
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Need a 3 or 4 yr. old Lowrance. Model suggestions?
Replies: 3
Views: 481

Re: Need a 3 or 4 yr. old Lowrance. Model suggestions?

Two or three weeks ago there was a post that Nixon's Marine in Walla Walla WA was selling used units. I believe they are up on eBay, here's a link to that thread:

are-now-selling-used-graphs-t111460.html
by Stratos278
Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Garmin acquires Navionics
Replies: 1
Views: 367

Garmin acquires Navionics

Found this on another forum...

http://newsroom.garmin.com/press-releas ... -navionics

It's also up on the Navionics website:

https://www.navionics.com/usa/blog/
by Stratos278
Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Baitcasting rod
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

Re: Baitcasting rod

Before anyone can make an educated recommendation, her are a couple of questions that you need to answer: 1. What technique will this rod be used for? 2. You stated you want a med/heavy power rod, what action do you want? (fast, mod fast, parabolic) 3. What type and weight lure will you be throwing?...
by Stratos278
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thank You President Trump
Replies: 15
Views: 2300

Re: Thank You President Trump

Even legislators in Moonbeam's own party are against the tunnels: http://fishsniffer.com/index.php/2017/10/25/congressman-huffman-responds-to-trump-administration-pulling-plug-on-delta-tunnels-project/ As a former resident of Huffman's district, I had little use for him. This changes my opinion of h...
by Stratos278
Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Congrats Roy Hawk
Replies: 3
Views: 753

Re: Congrats Roy Hawk

Big shout out to Roy Hawk for winning the BASS Central Opens division! Such an awesome guy and a great ambassador for our sport. West Coast represent! Elites bound! ????? How do you figure? According to Bassmaster.com, James Elam won, which put Ike in the Classic. However, you are right on one poin...
by Stratos278
Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat friendly hotels near Berryessa and Shasta
Replies: 3
Views: 653

Re: Boat friendly hotels near Berryessa and Shasta

For Shasta:
http://www.fawndale.com/rates.html

For Berryessa, both Markley Cove and Pleasure Cove have cabins, plus both have marinas/launch ramps
by Stratos278
Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Do Trolling Motors degrade overtime
Replies: 8
Views: 946

Re: Do Trolling Motors degrade overtime

Pull your prop off and make sure that the shaft isn't wrapped with old fishing line (braid especially), dead grass or weeds. That stuff will definitely drag it down performance-wise.

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