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by Otay Michael
Sat Jul 10, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Top bass lake in the nation
Replies: 4
Views: 988

Re: Pay atention to the record heat this weekend!

Wherever you are fishing in the next few days, the upcoming heat spell will change something about the bite. These may be the hottest few days ever in Nor Cal. Time will tell. Maybe 112-113? Wow!! Find the coolest water or depth you can as the bass will need to be there. Wow. Glad I had to postpone...
by Otay Michael
Thu Jul 08, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anybody miss Cooch?
Replies: 8
Views: 943

Re: Anybody miss Cooch?

Funny, just after posting this, and doing a search for 'forums, Calif Delta' to see if another site with Delta info might be out there besides this one, Cooch's name came up in a forum from back east. Some guy posted a pic of him and a monster he got in 2012!?!? What's the odds? Here it is: https://...
by Otay Michael
Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anybody miss Cooch?
Replies: 8
Views: 943

Anybody miss Cooch?

Headed up to the Delta in a few days, was thinking about the many trips I've already made, and the good times I've been blessed to have, all the Nutcase rallies, etc.. Then Cooch came to mind, and a big hole in my heart opened up again! Anybody else miss him, I sure do. He's was one of a kind, so ge...
by Otay Michael
Tue Jul 06, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Top bass lake in the nation
Replies: 4
Views: 988

Re: Top bass lake in the nation

Delta ranked #2!

Headed up there again next week. Delta or Clearlake, which is fishing better?
by Otay Michael
Fri Dec 25, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Christmas present, topwater lunkers...
Replies: 0
Views: 660

Christmas present, topwater lunkers...

https://sdfish.com/forums/attachments/1487_lakescape_423-jpg.154222/ After the stripe at Otay last Wed., couldn't wait to get out to El Capitan for redemption. Met new backseater buddy William Campbel at the ramp, and we ran to the back to start. For some reason, an old post popped up on some socia...
by Otay Michael
Fri Dec 25, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What would you do for a lost Hudd??
Replies: 13
Views: 1846

Re: What would you do for a lost Hudd??

AS Cooch would have agreed, this would have qualified you to fish the Nutcase rally with us on the Delta, usually held on the first week of Jan. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Otay Michael
Tue May 12, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Craziest Bass Day of My Life
Replies: 3
Views: 1592

Re: Craziest Bass Day of My Life

Totally awesome session, thanks for posting.
by Otay Michael
Sun May 10, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Delta Report
Replies: 1
Views: 2473

Re: California Delta Report

Cool. Looks stained. Yes, support small businesses.
by Otay Michael
Tue May 05, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Reopening on May 5
Replies: 25
Views: 3108

Re: Reopening on May 5

Rick G wrote:As a fellow tackle shop owner I am pretty sure Wayne is glad to be able to support his family, employees and customers by being open even if limited. My guess is his bills did not stop while closed. Support your local mom and pop business. Good luck Wayne and staff hope you kick butt. Rick G.



amen
by Otay Michael
Tue May 05, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 1st time to DVL
Replies: 6
Views: 1013

Re: 1st time to DVL

Went to DVL yesterday, first time in a couple of years (as nothing in San Diego county open) and found out it's closed on Mondays. :oops: Elsinore two weeks ago, water is way up, looks so good, all the flooded trees. Threw lots of various top, then went to live bait- the Senko, for more Nada. Ran ac...
by Otay Michael
Sun Apr 26, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake
Replies: 46
Views: 7180

Re: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake

As I said, I don't really want to get into this again because it doesn't go anywhere (so this will be my last post on the subject). I have co-workers who are domain experts and who do statistics and data analysis on multi-billion dollar properties (not an exaggeration). And those co-workers got gen...
by Otay Michael
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake
Replies: 46
Views: 7180

Re: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake

Recent Stanford study: the few states in the USA that did not 'quarantine' everyone ended up with the same death rate per thousand as the ones in complete lockdown!!!! Then this new study, same results, about countries. "...Yitzhak Ben Israel of Tel Aviv University, who is on the research and a...
by Otay Michael
Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Political
Topic: Stanfords antibody research came out today. 40k to 80k people in santa clara already had antibodies. Can we fish now!
Replies: 74
Views: 7955

Re: Stanfords antibody research came out today. 40k to 80k people in santa clara already had antibodies. Can we fish n

The TRUTH is slowly getting out, even though the MSM and libs don't want it to (Dem. Gov. and mayors are going crazy with POWER)!

New Studies Tell The Truth About Fatality Rates, 'a 10 minute course in what's real'

by Otay Michael
Mon Apr 20, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Political
Topic: Stanfords antibody research came out today. 40k to 80k people in santa clara already had antibodies. Can we fish now!
Replies: 74
Views: 7955

Re: Stanfords antibody research came out today. 40k to 80k people in santa clara already had antibodies. Can we fish n

It's mostly fear tactics to advance the Dems socialist agenda. So sad, and they don't care to bankrupt millions us small business folk. 70 of 70 folks that died here in San Diego 'all had underlying medical conditions'. HELLO!

by Otay Michael
Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Just saw that CA is opening beaches
Replies: 8
Views: 1633

Re: Just saw that CA is opening beaches

Florida beaches will start reopening THIS EVENING: Jacksonville becomes first county to start easing restrictions... https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8229933/Beaches-Florida-start-reopening-EVENING.html?ito=social-facebook&fbclid=IwAR1m-Fjr9_-OFJ_2dEgv7_vcgp9TE-ubwl2OsIYGvCuL7p223j80K3Fl...
by Otay Michael
Sat Apr 11, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fisherman now out in the garden...
Replies: 2
Views: 958

Fisherman now out in the garden...

Husband buried in garden joke.jpg
by Otay Michael
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mlf live thoughts this week
Replies: 3
Views: 875

Re: Mlf live thoughts this week

Quite often they say 'moments ago', when they go to an angler that then catches one, I'm fine with it. In fact, I'm usually watching the recorded version anyway, don't have eight hours to sit and watch daily (we'll, I didn't, that's changed now). :D
by Otay Michael
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Elk Grove Angler Lands a Teener this Week ... Here's How It Went
Replies: 21
Views: 4815

Re: Elk Grove Angler Lands a Teener this Week ... Here's How It Went

I did a search as suggested, just to see if this was true. Seems to be no doubt, lots of ripped off folks, as recent as 5 years ago or so:

jared-kiernan-aka-ripdlip-t82079.html

Jared, if you want to clear your name you should start paying folks BACK!
by Otay Michael
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: SOUTH ENTRANCE TO MILDRED DANGER!
Replies: 10
Views: 2901

Re: SOUTH ENTRANCE TO MILDRED DANGER!

That's super scary. You'd think they could put some 'DANGER' buoys there.
by Otay Michael
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MLF bought FLW
Replies: 4
Views: 1500

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MLF bought FLW

WOW! :shock: :D :D :D
by Otay Michael
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Gov. Newsom threatens to veto SB 1
Replies: 18
Views: 2088

Re: Gov. Newsom threatens to veto SB 1

Selling water good business farming should be number one in this state. I've been fishing many year here in the central valley. What there doing is nothing new. If you want too change it vote Republican and turn the state around. Year after year same thing go on and people complain. Build more dams...
by Otay Michael
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Gov. Newsom threatens to veto SB 1
Replies: 18
Views: 2088

Re: Gov. Newsom threatens to veto SB 1

The State Legislature did it's job, it passed SB 1, and sent to Newsom's desk. He says he'll veto it. He is a back stabbing hypocrite. He says he's for good water rules, and then sides with the Feds and the San Joaquin Valley farmers in their water grab. Here's his contact info. Governor Gavin News...
by Otay Michael
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Whats the furthest west anyone has caught bass on the delta
Replies: 8
Views: 2154

Re: Whats the furthest west anyone has caught bass on the delta

I've got a few some 3,000 miles west, but that might be considered a different body of water at that point! 8)
by Otay Michael
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Otolith from an 11-year-old Largemouth Bass
Replies: 6
Views: 985

Re: Otolith from an 11-year-old Largemouth Bass

Had to look it up, imagine someone else is wondering too. An otolith, also known as an otoconium, is a tiny crystal of limestone found within a gelatinous layer that covers hair receptor cells in the utricle and saccule of the inner ear. When acceleration occurs, each otolith is displaced and this m...
by Otay Michael
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Gnarly monsoon hits Lake Havasu Labor Day weekend VIDEO
Replies: 1
Views: 13501

Re: Gnarly monsoon hits Lake Havasu Labor Day weekend VIDEO

Holy Moly, what a nightmare. :shock: :shock:
by Otay Michael
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Evers with a Berkley Pit Boss and The Deal wins REDCREST
Replies: 2
Views: 1095

Re: Evers with a Berkley Pit Boss and The Deal wins REDCREST

Congrats to Evers, that's a mad man with a rod on a mission, what an exciting angler to watch. :shock:
by Otay Michael
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Tips Lead to Over 1,400 Illegal Panfish
Replies: 2
Views: 1386

Re: Tips Lead to Over 1,400 Illegal Panfish

BigBassDaddy1190 wrote:Shouldn’t be a limit on panfish imo.


The limit sounds reasonable doesn't it? Enough to feed yourself and family for a few days. This guy sounds more like a commercial fisherman.
by Otay Michael
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Did the gov hide a report that shows Trump’s water plan would hurt California salmon
Replies: 19
Views: 2120

Re: Did the gov hide a report that shows Trump’s water plan would hurt California salmon

This should probably go to the politics page, but Trump supporters apparently don’t care that he is a racist or that he took the side of Putin over this country. Given that they continue to support him after all that, did you really think that they would change their mind based on the fact that his...
by Otay Michael
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: The new Spro spin 80 just a heads up
Replies: 7
Views: 930

Re: The new Spro spin 80 just a heads up

What part 'broke'?
by Otay Michael
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mike Long admits deceit behind bass record?
Replies: 90
Views: 36476

Re: Mike Long admits deceit behind bass record?

Dave A wrote:
gixxer464 wrote:The Snow Bass video is the best. :lol:


That was hilarious :lol: :lol: :lol:

Wonderful acting.


Yeah, and we all bring monster bass right towards the only big boulders nearby, always increases chances of landing them!!
Har Har. :lol: :lol:
by Otay Michael
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Two CL Giants on back2back cast!
Replies: 8
Views: 2988

Re: Two CL Giants on back2back cast!

Congrats, two casts you'll never forget! :shock:
by Otay Michael
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mexico Fishing El Salto Vs Lake Baccarac
Replies: 9
Views: 2070

Re: Mexico Fishing El Salto Vs Lake Baccarac

I'd go over to Texas Fishing Forum, sign up, and ask them. A lot of those guys go 2 or 3 times a year. Do a search while there, see what's already recently been reported. I've been to Salto, want to hit Baccarat now. Yeah, it's hot, but so it the FISHING! :lol:
by Otay Michael
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Barrett Lake fun...
Replies: 3
Views: 745

Re: Barrett Lake fun...

Little footage of one of my nicer frog fish there too, getting a lot of 6 and 7 pounders. Lost a dd or two.

by Otay Michael
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Barrett Lake fun...
Replies: 3
Views: 745

Re: Barrett Lake fun...

Ah, I miss that lake the most of all of them in SD! When they reopened Barrett it was amazing - glad to see it's still fishing great! How are the reservations done for Barret now? I'll be down in SD in mid July for my daughter's softball tournament and might try and sneak in a day out there if poss...
by Otay Michael
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Barrett Lake fun...
Replies: 3
Views: 745

Barrett Lake fun...

Killing 'em at Barrett (East San Diego County, catch and release only). Only got 22 on top this past Wed., in a half day, but was sunny for once, got 38 the week before when overcast, as I did the week prior. All topwater, averaging 3 lbs each, a few 4's and 5's and a couple of Sixers and sevens. Sp...
by Otay Michael
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: PETA condemns fishing as “cruel” harassment
Replies: 14
Views: 4214

Re: PETA condemns fishing as “cruel” harassment

I'm thinking of switching parties, and becoming a Democrat. Sound fun hating everything in life.. or does it?
:evil:
by Otay Michael
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ready to mount my 11.6 pb on the wall...
Replies: 2
Views: 966

Ready to mount my 11.6 pb on the wall...

Yep, ready to mount my 11.6 pb on the wall. Finally got around to framing her up (16x16x2") shadow box style frame. Added the lure, the line, and the permits. Won't have to dust her off ever, and can still go out and fight her again... if I get so lucky, she's probably a teener this year! :lol:...
by Otay Michael
Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What are you doing different this year
Replies: 5
Views: 936

Re: What are you doing different this year

PS I might throw a jig more, since now I throw top 98% of the time, plastic 2%, pretty much year round.
Might cut it down to 97%.
:lol:
by Otay Michael
Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What are you doing different this year
Replies: 5
Views: 936

Re: What are you doing different this year

I going to learn how to fish from the internet more... I found a new league (as far as how it's now operated I guess) called Major Fishing League. They broadcast every event online (I never had cable, so never watched the bass fishing shows). I know most here know all about it, but it's new to me, a...
by Otay Michael
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: battery agms which ones
Replies: 28
Views: 5409

Re: battery agms which ones

VMax Tank AGM batteries, MR137

Thanks -After more research went for this one. Ordered two Thru Walmart, $259 ea., no tax, free ship. Wow, 15 pounds heavier than optimas.
by Otay Michael
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: battery agms which ones
Replies: 28
Views: 5409

Re: battery agms which ones

Lots of good info. My Optimas, larger Bluetop D31's, are needing replacing. Prices getting soooo high. Looking for something fairly high quality but much lower price. What about this. Universal battery, probably goes by different name. 60 pounds, similar to my Optima, which really helps with 24 V tr...
by Otay Michael
Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mike Iaconelli Showing Jimmy Kimmel His Top Fishing Secrets VIDEO
Replies: 1
Views: 1783

Re: Mike Iaconelli Showing Jimmy Kimmel His Top Fishing Secrets VIDEO

lack of bites due to 'high pressure'. :lol:
Pretty cool though.
by Otay Michael
Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jerry brown
Replies: 52
Views: 5607

Re: Jerry brown

I don't think you understand how science is reported I don't really want to get into this any deeper and don't expect to change any one's opinion either way except to try to show that there is a legitimate reason for scientific doubt of global warming. But I have to point out that I have authored s...
by Otay Michael
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jerry brown
Replies: 52
Views: 5607

Re: Jerry brown

Hundreds of years ago Ireland produced wine, not now. So much for global warming!
by Otay Michael
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fisherman jailed after 3 poaching violations in less than a month
Replies: 4
Views: 2357

Re: Fisherman jailed after 3 poaching violations in less than a month

That's great, so next time they catch him they can add 'fishing without a license' to the charges!!!! :lol:

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