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by Kelly Ripa
Wed Jul 28, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: The 1976-77 drought | Clear Lake News and Pix
Replies: 5
Views: 1769

Re: The 1976-77 drought | Clear Lake News and Pix

77 is the year we sold our resort in Glenhaven. It was bad for the resorts up the channel that were high and dry and our little ramp was dry too... and we were on the main lake! The stench of the water was pretty bad by October I recall.Third reason for a mask? :lol: Water management.... :evil: .......
by Kelly Ripa
Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass Scoop spam
Replies: 13
Views: 969

Re: Bass Scoop spam

I saw all the posts but figured out what was going on when I saw the who is that masked fisherman thread. I don't consider it much of a hijack. It's not like looking at used boats through all the dealership threads. As it was informational and not obtuse in your face I look at what I want. While I d...
by Kelly Ripa
Thu Jul 01, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: G. Loomis Expediter service...
Replies: 11
Views: 953

Re: G. Loomis Expediter service...

I called at 8;10 this morning...45 minutes on hold . Ten Minutes for them to figure out that they have inadvertently made my expediter a warranty claim. I upgraded the rod to the rod it should have been 4 years ago paid with my credit card your good to go. Oh they are on back order. I'll wait.Okay. ...
by Kelly Ripa
Wed Jun 30, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: G. Loomis Expediter service...
Replies: 11
Views: 953

Re: G. Loomis Expediter service...

I got it registered and applied for the rod online it is now the subject of case number whatever and has had no action since I did what was asked of me. Going on 7 weeks. I am going to lie at work tomorrow and call these MF's and get my rod or maybe not as it hasn't quite been as big of a pain in th...
by Kelly Ripa
Tue Jun 29, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Reservoir Levels
Replies: 26
Views: 2295

Re: California Reservoir Levels

I noticed that nobody is looking at the data that multiple satellites have verified...The whole pacific rim from India to South America is Hurting for water and what has been done to the aquifers is staggering. It takes like 50,000years for water to get where they are pumping some of it from. My poi...
by Kelly Ripa
Thu Jun 24, 2021 6:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Goodbye for now, Tackle Warehouse
Replies: 27
Views: 4316

Re: Goodbye for now, Tackle Warehouse

If you look on the site it is clear: Shipping is still as I said weeks ago.... 6.21.21 - Shipping Delay Update --Orders placed by 12:30 PT-- Ground - 16 Days* GSO - No Delay* Postal - 14 Days* International - 14 Days* UPS 2-Day** - No Delay* UPS Overnight** - No Delay* *Includes Weekends **Currently...
by Kelly Ripa
Wed Jun 23, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: G. Loomis Expediter service...
Replies: 11
Views: 953

Re: G. Loomis Expediter service...

Hell I am impressed that you talked to someone. I am still waiting for a response from them. They say they will answer your query in 24-48 hours tomorrow is 4 days out without a peep. I cannot get them on the phone during my allotted breaks and 30 minute lunch. I call and put it on speaker phone,han...
by Kelly Ripa
Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: G. Loomis Expediter service...
Replies: 11
Views: 953

Re: G. Loomis Expediter service...

Good luck with that Mitch. All I can say is you will never talk to someone at Loomis again. It's all on you to get all 30 of those rods registered through the system that I have not managed to get one through. It's funny because I hate this rod as it is nothing like what it replaced as it is an expe...
by Kelly Ripa
Sun Jun 20, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: G. Loomis Expediter service...
Replies: 11
Views: 953

G. Loomis Expediter service...

I am dumbstruck at how bad the expediter program for G Loomis has become. If someone even mentions a rod on this site after what seems very little deliberation from the crowd Gary Dobyns will usually come on board and give his expert advice. I say this because it is all to apparent now that G. Loomi...
by Kelly Ripa
Mon Jun 07, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Goodbye for now, Tackle Warehouse
Replies: 27
Views: 4316

Re: Goodbye for now, Tackle Warehouse

Ordered Saturday here on Monday. Yes, Rick backing the little guy or keeping it local is a Mantra of mine.
by Kelly Ripa
Fri Jun 04, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: O M G
Replies: 9
Views: 1998

Re: O M G

I got my order at 1:00 today. I just pulled in from the mornings fishing and knock knock......sweet.
by Kelly Ripa
Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: O M G
Replies: 9
Views: 1998

Re: O M G

I tested this by making another order on Tuesday and today is Thursday and I just was notified it's shipping.
by Kelly Ripa
Wed Jun 02, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: O M G
Replies: 9
Views: 1998

Re: O M G

Nope I hate to disagree but luck had nothing to do with it. It clearly states at the bottom of the T.W. site it has a latest news section and if you click on the Covid Shipping Updates the dates are as follows : Ground 16 days GSO is 2 day, Postal 16 days International 16 days UPS 2 day> no delay UP...
by Kelly Ripa
Tue Jun 01, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: O M G
Replies: 9
Views: 1998

O M G

I just got a tackle warehouse order I just made on May 29th and Golden state to my door today. WTF the site now says 2 days on gso so I guess they are over the hitch in their get a long? It was due June 15th when I placed the order and I don't need it this second but if we are back to biz as usual t...
by Kelly Ripa
Thu May 20, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: I see T.W. has added....
Replies: 12
Views: 2054

I see T.W. has added....

a price to picking your stuff over other folks as of 5/17 by a return to having 2 day and next day shipping. No special pricing on that either. Last month I knew I was going to need some line and hooks so I put in the order and low and behold in only 16 working days from San Luis to Ojai (2 1/2 hr d...
by Kelly Ripa
Thu May 20, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ANNOUNCING New Color Release for Yamamoto
Replies: 6
Views: 1516

Re: ANNOUNCING New Color Release for Yamamoto

I tried them years ago...The fish in my lake had no interest in them and I used them around Clear lake for zilch one trip. Never bad to stray or you won't know. What I know is I have a zip tie holding the 10 bags( all the same color ) of my ichiban takusan numero uno senko. It's flat amazing how wel...
by Kelly Ripa
Sat May 15, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Newsom's California Comeback Plan for Fish and Wildlife
Replies: 7
Views: 775

Re: Newsom's California Comeback Plan for Fish and Wildlife

All dfw has become is a drug enforcement agency...So No Mark it's never going to happen at the dfw level. Gixxer How can you say no plans for the homeless??? I read just yesterday that voters had overwhelmingly rejected the use of our parks and beaches for that plan. Only an idiot pumped up with fak...
by Kelly Ripa
Sat May 08, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Goodbye for now, Tackle Warehouse
Replies: 27
Views: 4316

Re: Goodbye for now, Tackle Warehouse

If they have the money to put on tournaments and give away cash and merchandise in the process than I hardly think the company is as small as 2-3 people. I think they are pissing off a few folks but are building something bigger and better elsewhere(not California). San Luis Obispo is a college town...
by Kelly Ripa
Wed May 05, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Pending World Record Sunfish caught at Havasu
Replies: 7
Views: 1496

Re: Pending World Record Sunfish caught at Havasu

Is it me or does he not look a lot like his record. :shock:

Hell fish being grown on quagga's.... :wink:
by Kelly Ripa
Fri Apr 30, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Quagga mussel zip lips
Replies: 5
Views: 877

Re: Quagga mussel zip lips

I notice you called me for conditions and a report yet you didn't post anything...Just say'n :|
by Kelly Ripa
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Casting small crankbaits
Replies: 5
Views: 757

Re: Casting small crankbaits

That popping rod is the most versatile of the Loomis fleet in my opinion.
by Kelly Ripa
Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Why does delivery from Tackle Warehouse take so long these days?
Replies: 43
Views: 5280

Re: Why does delivery from Tackle Warehouse take so long these days?

No the Dude's are not just slammed....It's all pure fairy tale from the retailer. If you have gotten any kind of tackle from them recently you will realize that for the cost of overnight they will put your tackle in a box and send it out the same day. How does that figure into all the excuse's for N...
by Kelly Ripa
Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Why does delivery from Tackle Warehouse take so long these days?
Replies: 43
Views: 5280

Re: Why does delivery from Tackle Warehouse take so long these days?

You Cannot go to the store in person. It says so on the website. They added all kinds of stuff to the web page and threw it in my face in their return e -mail because surely I saw that the delivery dates were all skewed on there site now . I don't think Golden State Overnight is going to change thei...
by Kelly Ripa
Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: A C plug tail replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 375

Re: A C plug tail replacement

Pull the old tail off slowly so you don't damage the nails/brads that are inserted thru the side. Take needle nose pliers and insert them into the slot and look for the head of the brad and push the nails out until you can get at the heads and then pull. Get yourself a big hammer/fluke or whatever y...
by Kelly Ripa
Tue Mar 30, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Why does delivery from Tackle Warehouse take so long these days?
Replies: 43
Views: 5280

Re: Why does delivery from Tackle Warehouse take so long these days?

It certainly is not the shipping companies as they are doing laps where I live. My wife ordered a puzzle on Amazon the other day and it was here the next day. High order volume, unusual shipping delays and Covid restrictions are the problem. Next it'll be because of the the Suez canal blockage.....B...
by Kelly Ripa
Tue Mar 30, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Why does delivery from Tackle Warehouse take so long these days?
Replies: 43
Views: 5280

Re: Why does delivery from Tackle Warehouse take so long these days?

got ya beat I think. My order from the 21st will not be filled by my drop dead of the 2nd. I guess the 4 worms of that color I have left might have to do... :wink: I actually sent them an e-mail and they answered it back in like 3 hours? I find that more disturbing than no birthday box for me and I ...
by Kelly Ripa
Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Motorguide Tour Pro
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Re: Motorguide Tour Pro

Are you using the sonar model or the one without? My Lowrance is all gen 1 so I'm thinking no sonar model is in my future. :wink:
by Kelly Ripa
Wed Mar 17, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Old Timers Get In Here; Give Me A History Lesson (Darter Jig, Smitty's, Flutter Craft, Haddock's, Doodling, R&B Jigs...)
Replies: 18
Views: 1688

Re: Old Timers Get In Here; Give Me A History Lesson (Darter Jig, Smitty's, Flutter Craft, Haddock's, Doodling, R&B Jigs

It's a hydrodynamic thing with the worm. If the flat is down the bait spins as the weight is on top.If you have the flat up and the hook tip just skin hooked in the flat than the half of the circle is down which is heaviest and rocks back and forth as it is pulled along. I never bought into split sh...
by Kelly Ripa
Tue Mar 16, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Old Timers Get In Here; Give Me A History Lesson (Darter Jig, Smitty's, Flutter Craft, Haddock's, Doodling, R&B Jigs...)
Replies: 18
Views: 1688

Re: Old Timers Get In Here; Give Me A History Lesson (Darter Jig, Smitty's, Flutter Craft, Haddock's, Doodling, R&B Jigs

If I'm not mistaken Don Iovino just won a tournament not but weeks ago here at Casitas. Doodling...He had big fish too! :wink: Rip
by Kelly Ripa
Thu Mar 11, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Tell Gov Newsom no... More water news from Restore the Delta
Replies: 24
Views: 1489

Re: Tell Gov Newsom no... More water news from Restore the Delta

Amazon is building a frick'n HUGE warehouse on top of hundred year old Oxnard strawberry fields. Why not because it's $19.00 an hour to start and we will have more money in our pockets to purchase strawberries this way :shock: I lived in Japan for a while as a kid. Try to live and eat off of 30% of ...
by Kelly Ripa
Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Been a long time people
Replies: 4
Views: 1319

Re: Been a long time people

OH MY GAWD. :lol: I haven't budged. My place is paid for and I'm locked in on Casitas....It could be worse. Come fish sometime you dog....Mongrel at that. 7 years since your last post dude :shock: .

your ex :lol:

Rip
by Kelly Ripa
Wed Mar 03, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing etiquette
Replies: 26
Views: 4805

Re: Fishing etiquette

I doubt we can even pin this problem on the shear volume of "Bassmasters" as I remember quite vividly over 25 years ago hearing a tournament launch only to see 5 boats all pointed at me! Short story was my 35 pound test and my 12 inch trout in a lower unit. I got mad and I got even ...I ca...
by Kelly Ripa
Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Electronics Product Forum
Topic: Structure scan
Replies: 1
Views: 373

Re: Structure scan

what gen. ? Lss1?
by Kelly Ripa
Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BEST BUZZBAIT??
Replies: 90
Views: 15472

Re: BEST BUZZBAIT??

Lot's of info here.
by Kelly Ripa
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing etiquette
Replies: 26
Views: 4805

Re: Fishing etiquette

Don't get Mad get even. My names Kelly and I have a confession to make . I too like to catch fish behind the Boat B guys...I have friends that have watched me drive away boats by slaying the bass until they leave. If you can why wouldn't you :?: I got torqued when a guy and his son literally pointed...
by Kelly Ripa
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing etiquette
Replies: 26
Views: 4805

Re: Fishing etiquette

That being said. The distance between boat A and B might be X feet. In So Cal X feet might be a mile Vs. what someone from another State/Area thinks as acceptable...That's where the problem lies in some cases and in others it's quite obvious . I like to keep on fishing behind a boat. Don't get mad g...
by Kelly Ripa
Fri Feb 12, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How To Catch Stocked Trout Tutorial [Would Love Other People's Opinions/Suggestions!]
Replies: 1
Views: 260

Re: How To Catch Stocked Trout Tutorial [Would Love Other People's Opinions/Suggestions!]

My technique is to use reaction baits when they are first introduced into the wherever and when they have been in a week or so you'll notice the bait fishermen all go off at a certain time. The stocker trout swim around in a big circle and mow through ( feeding time at the hatchery ) everything leav...
by Kelly Ripa
Fri Feb 05, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Video - How to Split Shot for Bass
Replies: 6
Views: 1279

Re: Video - How to Split Shot for Bass

Tell Brandon I said Hey. I won AOY in the Santa Barbara Club from the backseat doing nothing but splitshotting in 88. In 89 I broke my wrist and sprain the other and missed AOY from the front seat of my own boat by 1 point doing the same thing. I break out a small C-rig version of it every winter he...
by Kelly Ripa
Thu Feb 04, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: anybody notice
Replies: 3
Views: 1114

anybody notice

That the off topic board for this site has been turned into a business of sorts....For the New unheard of low low price see MATT63867 :lol:
by Kelly Ripa
Sun Jan 31, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Save the Tuolumne from Restore the Delta
Replies: 16
Views: 1098

Re: Save the Tuolumne from Restore the Delta

Mark I guess you missed the point of my message...Today WE call your attention to an op-ed....No Mark YOU. How about now? Get it Ace? If I need something explained to me or a new cause to set myself on fire over Mark I'll be sure to call you...... Like cement from the neck up.
by Kelly Ripa
Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Save the Tuolumne from Restore the Delta
Replies: 16
Views: 1098

Re: Save the Tuolumne from Restore the Delta

Sad Mark. You and Ace from NCBF days are now the same person. Allow for other opinions and livelihoods in the world please. Systemic elitism is not the answer to anyone's problems past/present or future.
by Kelly Ripa
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looking at buying my first Bass Boat and need help
Replies: 14
Views: 1434

Re: Looking at buying my first Bass Boat and need help

wise to avoid the big lakes but still usable if you get your timing right... :wink: . I am bummed for you as it sounds like the guy selling the Tracker needs to drain the fuel tanks and have all the fuel lines replaced on the engine and a trained Mercury Mechanic look into it for OTHER storage issue...
by Kelly Ripa
Sun Jan 24, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looking at buying my first Bass Boat and need help
Replies: 14
Views: 1434

Re: Looking at buying my first Bass Boat and need help

Just some thoughts, I didn't see the price on the older skeeter but the older efi/fiberglass Vs. loaded tracker/4 stroke. I'd like to know.... When the Tracker was last run and the compression on the cylinders presently? And we'll know about the fifty hours. The trolling motor on the Tracker will ir...
by Kelly Ripa
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Opti Shad in Action UNDERWATER VIDEO
Replies: 3
Views: 656

Re: Opti Shad in Action UNDERWATER VIDEO

Supose they should keep working on it until it doesn't spin?
by Kelly Ripa
Thu Dec 03, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing & Music
Replies: 15
Views: 1401

Re: Fishing & Music

I always figured if I could hold two cans connected by fishing line and could hear my sister when we were kids that music in the boat would be bad...ripped it out of the boat I presently own and never had it in anything on the water. I too turn off my electronics ( sometimes for weeks :shock: ) when...
by Kelly Ripa
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New boat
Replies: 14
Views: 2773

Re: New boat

When I bought my Champion Brand new at the Fred Hall show down here in SoCal years ago I got an extra year on my Optimax ( first year they were out ) and 5 Rods from Castaway and like 500.00 worth of Champion jackets , life jackets etc. And I believe that I got a great deal on my trade in at the sho...
by Kelly Ripa
Thu Nov 26, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fish finder with side view recoemendation
Replies: 3
Views: 850

Re: Fish finder with side view recoemendation

up front on the trolling motor or on the stern? I ask because the different units might match up better to different trolling motors if I'm not mistaken.
by Kelly Ripa
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New boat
Replies: 14
Views: 2773

Re: New boat

Try a P.M. to Rick Grover Owner of Anglers Marine in SoCal. He may have some insights for you.I don't have a clue what you can get away with or if timing might be best if you waited 5 weeks etc. etc.The boat shows will be coming up soon so that might be a factor also. Just a thought
by Kelly Ripa
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NOOB question: G Loomis GLX vs Dobyns
Replies: 8
Views: 1417

Re: NOOB question: G Loomis GLX vs Dobyns

Actually one of the few rods I have that isn't a loomis is the 804c. It is way ahead of the loomis rod I broke :lol: . It is my favorite technique specific rod by far and also as a long time owner of Many Loomis rods I am no longer as big a fan as I was 30 years ago. As Shimano has taken it in a dir...

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