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by mark poulson
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Russo's is closed
Replies: 3
Views: 590

Re: Russo's is closed

JL wrote::shock: I think WE all really knew it was JUST a matter of time!

Maybe so, but, if there is a hell, I hope it has a special basement section for thieves and selfish people, who care about themselves more than about others. :evil: :evil: :evil:
by mark poulson
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Russo's is closed
Replies: 3
Views: 590

Russo's is closed

I just got a text from someone who tried to launch this morning.
According to Lisa, Russo's is officially closed due the Covid 19 virus.
:( :( :(
by mark poulson
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Aaron Martens UPDATES
Replies: 16
Views: 3411

Re: Aaron Martens

JL wrote:Just read that he had a bad seizure while on the water fishing. Prayers sent!

Let's all hope he's okay. :(
by mark poulson
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trailer Hubs question?
Replies: 17
Views: 1300

Re: Trailer Hubs question?

truly appreciate all the responses and helpful notes on this topic thread.. ive come to find that the 2005 class ranger trailers used some real different engineering - Tie Down hitch and break assembly's and these oil filled bearings for the wheels. Both of which appear to be a bear to service and ...
by mark poulson
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: This has gotten beyond stupid!
Replies: 16
Views: 2126

Re: This has gotten beyond stupid!

How many have read the governor's actual lock down order? If you have it’s clear that fishing or any other activity not deemed essential outside your home can land you in jail. Is that really necessary? Or is the dangerous Virus also being used for a power grab? How long can this lock down continue...
by mark poulson
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trailer Hubs question?
Replies: 17
Views: 1300

Re: Trailer Hubs question?

Hello Mark, Did you use Pacific Trailers in Newark to replace your hubs and spindles? And was it recently? I'm trying to get a handle on where the mechanic went when they closed a few months ago. I'd like to get some work done on my Ranger trailer. Hopefully someone on this forum has the answer. Th...
by mark poulson
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Launching at Berryessa?
Replies: 14
Views: 1878

Re: Launching at Berryessa?

[quote="BASNFAN"]Mark, you really nailed it with your response! There is a lot of common sense in what you say but we know there are more than a few out there without that attribute. I turn 80 this year so do not have a lot of time left trying to catch my double digit bass, but as long as ...
by mark poulson
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Launching at Berryessa?
Replies: 14
Views: 1878

Re: Launching at Berryessa?

I fished the Delta today...alone. I didn't get within 15' of another person. I didn't use the public bathroom. I didn't touch anything, except with my shoes as I climbed the stairs at Russo's. I was careful. I don't have a death wish, and I don't want anyone else to die. I am 73, and my youngest da...
by mark poulson
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Essential Delta Spraying
Replies: 1
Views: 581

Re: Essential Delta Spraying

Man, that sucks!
by mark poulson
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NEW VIDEO “We ALMOST Didn't Make It Back To The Launch Ramp... | B.O.A.T.(Break Out Another Thousand) Ep. 2”
Replies: 5
Views: 956

Re: NEW VIDEO “We ALMOST Didn't Make It Back To The Launch Ramp... | B.O.A.T.(Break Out Another Thousand) Ep. 2”

BassUnion wrote:
mark poulson wrote:
Trace wrote:What was the problem with your motor?

Man, I hope it was just some electrical problem.


That would be nice!! I hope its nothing crazy

Did you ever find out how your buddy cracked his transom?
by mark poulson
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Anglers Marine Customer event 04-18-20 Castaic
Replies: 1
Views: 370

Re: Anglers Marine Customer event 04-18-20 Castaic

Rick,
That sucks. I know how much love you put into these tourneys.
by mark poulson
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Berkley Big Bass Continues as Scheduled
Replies: 1
Views: 493

Re: Berkley Big Bass Continues as Scheduled

I hope this virus lets you fish the event.
by mark poulson
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Launching at Berryessa?
Replies: 14
Views: 1878

Re: Launching at Berryessa?

I fished the Delta today...alone. I didn't get within 15' of another person. I didn't use the public bathroom. I didn't touch anything, except with my shoes as I climbed the stairs at Russo's. I was careful. I don't have a death wish, and I don't want anyone else to die. I am 73, and my youngest dau...
by mark poulson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: First Punch Bite on the River
Replies: 3
Views: 914

Re: First Punch Bite on the River

Glad to see you back out there and catching fish.
Another nice video.
by mark poulson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Booyah Pivots to Facemasks
Replies: 3
Views: 680

Re: Booyah Pivots to Facemasks

Good for them!
by mark poulson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Nope that's not YUM Scent! ... Yum Pivots
Replies: 2
Views: 519

Re: Nope that's not YUM Scent! ... Yum Pivots

Nope that's not YUM Scent! Some of our folks formulated hand sanitizer that we're donating to local hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other places. We're proud of them for coming up with the idea, and real excited to help folks in the Fort Smith, AR area! Hope you're safe out there.... Good for...
by mark poulson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 5' or 5'6" spinning rod
Replies: 16
Views: 723

Re: 5' or 5'6" spinning rod

Rod Martin wrote:
WRB wrote:
Rod Martin wrote:I know I should just get better at casting but that's not going to happen . LOL


I have exactly the same problem. It's right up there with getting younger and healthier. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by mark poulson
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Here how I'm spending my time at home
Replies: 25
Views: 1442

Re: Here how I'm spending my time at home

Mitch I see you have Pepper jigs in your signature I'm sure that company can put together what your looking for. Yes, Gene has kept me going with some really great Jigs !! I still do a few of my own too, and I had some of your Puff Ball's but they've seen much better days, LOL !!! That's the proble...
by mark poulson
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Updates on Lake Closures March 25
Replies: 11
Views: 6353

Re: Updates on Lake Closures March 25

I would think any lake run by any city, county, or the State would have to close to protect their employees. It's only right to them and their families.
by mark poulson
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Here how I'm spending my time at home
Replies: 25
Views: 1442

Re: Here how I'm spending my time at home

JRock wrote:Thanks, I’ve have been trying to stay busy. Sure wish there was a bait making forum on this site.

http://www.tackleunderground.com/community/
by mark poulson
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Yamamoto Bait ID
Replies: 8
Views: 1106

Re: Yamamoto Bait ID

Yamamoto made a 8" and a 10" grub but it now discontinued . They also make a stretch 40 that is just like it except smaller. On e-bay there is a guy that sells 8" Yamamoto Grub in Black with a Blue tail and sometimes in other colors I use it a lot in Florida , Also if you have an ext...
by mark poulson
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Here how I'm spending my time at home
Replies: 25
Views: 1442

Re: Here how I'm spending my time at home

So, basically, you're just playing with your toys. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by mark poulson
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Help from the highway patrol
Replies: 3
Views: 1408

Re: Help from the highway patrol

Sam K wrote:fishin with OJ?

At that time I lived in Westchester, next to LAX, and saw this unfold. Everyone on my street was out in front of their house, watching the swarm of helicopters, and then ducking back inside to see what was happening on TV.
It was very strange deal.
by mark poulson
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Help from the highway patrol
Replies: 3
Views: 1408

Re: Help from the highway patrol

Hahaha!!!
by mark poulson
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trailer Hubs question?
Replies: 17
Views: 1300

Re: Trailer Hubs question?

zdbm2004 wrote:X3 to the Vault hubs. Call Pacific trailer and see what changes over to your existing set up. I purchased mine (Basscat trailer) from Pacific and they were good to work with.

My experience, too.
by mark poulson
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NEW VIDEO "Our Biggest Bag of Spotted Bass EVER Weighed On Lake Oroville! | NewJen Open Tournament"
Replies: 8
Views: 1034

Re: NEW VIDEO "Our Biggest Bag of Spotted Bass EVER Weighed On Lake Oroville! | NewJen Open Tournament"

StanL wrote:Great job guys and cool vid as always!

X2!!
Great job by the net man to get big fish!
by mark poulson
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2020 Snag Proof Open Delta
Replies: 9
Views: 1306

Re: 2020 Snag Proof Open Delta

MichaelB wrote:
mark poulson wrote:Mike Braverman just posted this link, which says all tournament permits have been canceled:
https://www.bestbasstournaments.com/

Mark:
All BBT Events in April have been cancelled (being rescheduled)
Snag Proof is Aug 1 & Aug 2

Let's hope things are closer to normal by then.
by mark poulson
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trailer Hubs question?
Replies: 17
Views: 1300

Re: Trailer Hubs question?

I did that. This is what Pacific Trailer told me. Oil bath bearings weren't meant for submersion in water, they were designed for trucks. The cold water quenches the bearing's metal parts, which are hot from motoring, and makes the shrink. The cold water is pulled past the seals by the sudden drop i...
by mark poulson
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2020 Snag Proof Open Delta
Replies: 9
Views: 1306

Re: 2020 Snag Proof Open Delta

Mike Braverman just posted this link, which says all tournament permits have been canceled:
https://www.bestbasstournaments.com/
by mark poulson
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake closed to all boating !....
Replies: 13
Views: 2765

Re: Clear Lake closed to all boating !....

Like almost everything in life, it only takes a handful of jerks to screw it up for everyone.
The problem here is that their thoughtlessness will cost lives if they spread this virus.
by mark poulson
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Me sneaking to the lake
Replies: 3
Views: 1572

Re: Me sneaking to the lake

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by mark poulson
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Custom rod adjustments
Replies: 4
Views: 350

Re: Custom rod adjustments

Hey all, I bought a 7'1" St Croix BassX casting rod and I didn't like a few things about it. It didnt have much control at the butt section so I extended the butt section, PERFECT! It was also too long for flipping so I clipped the tip 3" and put a new tip on. It feels much better in my h...
by mark poulson
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: To fish or not to fish that is the question
Replies: 45
Views: 3651

Re: To fish or not to fish that is the question

As long as people keep going out the longer this is going to last and keep people out of work and kids at home driving me crazy. I want to fish as bad as anyone but be responsible and respectful and stay home so we can get back normal life. Exactly! I am 73, so I don't have that many more spawns to...
by mark poulson
Sat Mar 21, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: To fish or not to fish that is the question
Replies: 45
Views: 3651

Re: To fish or not to fish that is the question

Dave Brabec wrote:Only reason lakes are getting closed is because no one is adhering to shelter in place order.Stay home. I want to go fishing also but staying home. Slow the spread. 600 people died in Italy in 24 hours

This will be a headline here soon enough. Do your part, and stay home.
by mark poulson
Sat Mar 21, 2020 6:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: To fish or not to fish that is the question
Replies: 45
Views: 3651

Re: To fish or not to fish that is the question

Come on guys. We are all on here because we love to fish. But the reality is that this is a pandemic and things are about to get a lot worse. Cases will increase exponentially Our outdated medical facilities are full, out of supplies and about to get more crowded. Slowing this thing down so we can ...
by mark poulson
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Closure Updates
Replies: 31
Views: 4762

Re: Lake updates

Will we be allowed to drive to a lake?
by mark poulson
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: To fish or not to fish that is the question
Replies: 45
Views: 3651

Re: To fish or not to fish that is the question

BigBassDaddy1190 wrote:
Dave Brabec wrote:Heard public ramps closing today.Stores are closing.

This is false

Thanks.
by mark poulson
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: To fish or not to fish that is the question
Replies: 45
Views: 3651

Re: To fish or not to fish that is the question

Dave Brabec wrote:Heard public ramps closing today.Stores are closing.

Where did you hear that?
by mark poulson
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: To fish or not to fish that is the question
Replies: 45
Views: 3651

Re: To fish or not to fish that is the question

The reason for the stay home order is to prevent our hospitals and healthcare system from being overwhelmed by a massive outbreak all at once. There aren't enough ventilators to handle a tsunami of acute cases, so the government is trying to spread it out to keep it manageable. Think of how many peo...
by mark poulson
Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mlf live thoughts this week
Replies: 3
Views: 637

Re: Mlf live thoughts this week

The last two days the video feed was so much better, at least for me. My youngest said it's because they used more band width, whatever that means. :lol: :lol: :lol:
I just hope they keep it up.
Watching Ott catch so many fish in the last hour+ was incredible.
by mark poulson
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NATIONAL BASS 3/21 cancelled?
Replies: 3
Views: 511

Re: NATIONAL BASS 3/21 cancelled?

Seriously, we are standing outdoors, with one person we will probably be fishing with anyways. Sign up on line or by text. Drop a check or cash in an envelope at the gate. Weigh in one team at a time and leave. Mail the checks to the top teams. Very simple. No reason to cancel entirely. Let's be re...
by mark poulson
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NEW VIDEO “We CRASHED & CASHED on Lake Oroville!! | Top 3 Finish Oroville Bass Master's Club Tournament”
Replies: 17
Views: 1443

Re: NEW VIDEO “We CRASHED & CASHED on Lake Oroville!! | Top 3 Finish Oroville Bass Master's Club Tournament”

NEW VIDEO “We CRASHED & CASHED on Lake Oroville!! | Top 3 Finish Oroville Bass Master's Club Tournament” Follow Beau Allen & I along as we crash and cash our way into a top 3 finish on Lake Oroville with the Oroville Bass Masters Club! CLICK the Link BELOW to watch the full video and SUBSCR...
by mark poulson
Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake Chamber tourney CANCELLED/RESCHEDULED
Replies: 3
Views: 741

Re: Clear Lake Chamber tourney CANCELLED/RESCHEDULED

birdman920 wrote:Spokesperson for the C of C , said, there is not enough toilet paper left in the county’ to handle the influx of fisherman for the tourney

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by mark poulson
Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ca Delta Bass Fishing (VIDEO) MILK RUNS
Replies: 3
Views: 1108

Re: Ca Delta Bass Fishing (VIDEO) MILK RUNS

Nice video. Thanks.
by mark poulson
Mon Mar 09, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Coronavirus Concerns Cause Shimano to Pull OUt of National Fishing Shows
Replies: 4
Views: 917

Re: Coronavirus Concerns Cause Shimano to Pull OUt of National Fishing Shows

I remember when pulling out was to prevent pregnancy.
by mark poulson
Mon Mar 09, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Congratulations to Keith Rini
Replies: 3
Views: 522

Re: Congratulations to Keith Rini

milehi wrote:Jay Poore is something else

The one armed bandit!

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