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by CN
Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Doug Hannon “The Bass Professor” dies at 66
Replies: 5
Views: 1261

Re: Doug Hannon “The Bass Professor” dies at 66

One of the best and got to watch him back when. It was something seeing a bass on National TV that was back in the 70's right. Heck we only had so many cable channels then :? think about it. The man was a pioneer. RIP Doug.

Mike
by CN
Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Banning A-Rig From Tournaments Petition
Replies: 44
Views: 5684

Re: Banning A-Rig From Tournaments Petition

Just a Bass fisherman but the only way to ban it would be an individuel decission by each Org. It's a legal contraption to use according to the DFG or whatever it's called now. Most Org's abide by those rules so good luck with your petition. I think it should be as some say find your own rock pile a...
by CN
Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Won bass -pro-am
Replies: 42
Views: 6518

Re: Won bass -pro-am

I don't fish tournament's but I have fished for Bass forever and live on the Central Coast. The Company I work for sponser's alot of Tournament's and were not related to the fishing industry at all. Yet what we sponser are event's along the Gulf Coast mainly Red Fish event's. A freind I keep in touc...
by CN
Wed Jan 30, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: PROPOSED TUNNEL
Replies: 3
Views: 1021

Re: PROPOSED TUNNEL

jazzwannabe wrote:White bass and spots in San Antonio = bad idea.


The Spot's are already in there. I have personally cought two and a partner of mine has cought them there also.
by CN
Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:44 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: PROPOSED TUNNEL
Replies: 3
Views: 1021

PROPOSED TUNNEL

I was reading an article in the Californian where they are working on a getting a tunnel from Nacimiento over to San Antoinio. They believe it would be better to send any excess water over there rather than let it spill over and run down the Salinas river. Nacimiento will fill 3 times as fast in fac...
by CN
Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BBT Naci reminder - this Sat the 19th!
Replies: 1
Views: 404

Re: BBT Naci reminder - this Sat the 19th!

If you come from the North and take the Jolon exit near Bradley and go in that way be real careful going up that last stretch that is real steep. I hit some black ice and almost went off the side. Scared the hell out of me.
by CN
Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:13 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 3
Views: 487

Re: Happy New Year

Same to you and if you see Ron Cervenka tell him Mike Nance said Hi.
by CN
Thu Dec 27, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Outdoor Heritage Press Release Re: Closure
Replies: 53
Views: 8026

Re: Outdoor Heritage Press Release Re: Closure

Well you can go to the other 49 States and they all laugh and poke fun at California. And I don't think negativity on some forum is keeping BASS out of the West. I think logitic's has more to do with it than you may think. Let's say BASS came out and fished the Delta and the next event is outside of...
by CN
Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lowrance HDS SERIES
Replies: 2
Views: 675

Lowrance HDS SERIES

Are they worth the investment and which one do you suggest. Are they as complicated as they seem, not a tech guy at all. I like the concept of being able to side scan since I do alot of Striper fishing also at San Luis and San Antonio and thought it would be good for locating suspended schools. I do...
by CN
Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Center for Biological Diversity!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 3069

Re: Center for Biological Diversity!!!

Sad state of affairs going on in this State that's for sure. I just don't see how they could eradicate every single Largemouth in that lake. They would have to kill off all other species in the Lake also. Surley there is no poisen to kill one specific fish. Does or will Lake County have any say in t...
by CN
Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake Hitch Endangered Species?
Replies: 15
Views: 2860

Re: Clear Lake Hitch Endangered Species?

I believe some of the local Tribes are in favor of it also. They may not care at all if the lake had no Largemouth in it but to kill the lake of all fish that are not native seem's pretty extreme. So there will only be hitch in this big natural lake because that will also include catfish, crappie, c...
by CN
Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: No more Slot Limit?
Replies: 38
Views: 6137

Re: No more Slot Limit?

Wish they would put some Coho in Nacimiento. Do most orginizations rules not allow an angler to keep fish they catch during a tournament. Might be something to look into. Like Nacimiento most limit's come in at 6-7 lb's and 9lb's will get you check. A 7lb limit of Spot's is what 5 13"-14" ...
by CN
Thu Nov 15, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: #1 on Kramer's Top 40
Replies: 7
Views: 1605

Re: #1 on Kramer's Top 40

Oh yea I am sure that is what Cody said...and I bet Jared Lintner turned the page....turned it back again......turned it back again.....laughed and clicked off the page!!!!! Bassmasters Classic and the ABA Championship doesn't make the list????? FOUL BALL Kramer!!!! Might of thought about JR Wright...
by CN
Tue Oct 23, 2012 7:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: O.H.I. Pro Ams (NO A-Rigs)
Replies: 19
Views: 3211

Re: O.H.I. Pro Ams (NO A-Rigs)

Every tournament from Nov-- Feb up here was won with an a-rig. all 30-36 pound 5fish limits. The only problem I see with the Rig is that to many guys are throwing it with 5 hooks. Fish and Game brought several into the shop that they had found snagged or just on the bottom. I think its a great big ...
by CN
Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: O.H.I. Pro Ams (NO A-Rigs)
Replies: 19
Views: 3211

Re: O.H.I. Pro Ams (NO A-Rigs)

If you know in advance that a certain bait is not allowed then there should not be an issue. I could have all the rod's loaded up with A-Rigs and guy's like Shawn would kick my butt anyway. I don't own one nor do I plan on it. I would like to know how many event's have been won on this rig since it ...
by CN
Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Alabama Rig
Replies: 15
Views: 2730

Re: Alabama Rig

Gene Buchholz wrote:It's working great for the stipers on the Delta


I have never fished the Delta and for some strange reason I am half *** afraid to. Lame huh since I can be there within 2 hours. My luck I would get lost.
by CN
Wed Oct 03, 2012 12:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Alabama Rig
Replies: 15
Views: 2730

Alabama Rig

Is still the catch all lure or has it calmed down like most new lures tend to do. I never bought one.
by CN
Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: This is a sad day for California Outdoorsmen!
Replies: 9
Views: 2287

Re: This is a sad day for California Outdoorsmen!

I quit hunting with hound's years ago but this does suck because it is just one more step to outlawing hunting of any kind. What is so sad is we let most of the Bobcat's and bears go we just loved to listen to the dog's work and being in the outdoor's so un-informed special interest's groups f us ag...
by CN
Wed Sep 12, 2012 11:45 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Buyers Remorse--HDS-8
Replies: 11
Views: 2678

Re: Buyers Remorse--HDS-8

I hear what your saying :) Just trying to get a feel for what these are worth do to the fact that I was not actually expecting to win. I got it for a pretty good price, I just never really made up my mind that I definitly wanted that unit, I was just bidding to gauge if anyone had a max bid going t...
by CN
Thu Sep 06, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cheating/rule violation
Replies: 13
Views: 2706

Re: Cheating/rule violation

Well having a beer or shot may be a violation but I don't see how it could be to your advantage more than likely a disadvantage so is that cheating. Not in my book so labeling all rules violation as cheating is wrong. Even being late, what kind of cheating could one be doing. If you were you still h...
by CN
Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cheating????
Replies: 59
Views: 59666

Re: Cheating????

Stratos278 wrote:Is this why you resurrected a thread from SEVEN years ago???? Couldn't you have just asked the question outright without bringing up a bunch of outdated, maybe even useless background?


Well it has become a little dull here otherwise you are correct..............why.
by CN
Wed Sep 05, 2012 12:16 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: AAA Contribution to the Boater
Replies: 14
Views: 1896

Re: AAA Contribution to the Boater

Boy Pro's telling each other who the stiff is so they can make sure the Co has a bad day. I have offered some and they looked at me as if I insulted them. You should offer something I agree but to set an amount you will be happy with is asking a bit much I think. Money is tight right now as we all k...
by CN
Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Largemouth bass near Santa Cruz?
Replies: 15
Views: 2851

Re: Largemouth bass near Santa Cruz?

I would take Tin Can's suggestion and rent a Skiff there. You can catch Halibut or some Rock Cod and have some good eating. Close to home and if the weather is good which it is this time of year it's pretty calm on that side of the Bay. Just get some Squid and have fun. You may even see a Whale. As ...
by CN
Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: Hunting General
Topic: Last Chance to Save Hunting!!
Replies: 1
Views: 977

Re: Last Chance to Save Hunting!!

I have many memories of hunting with my Dad and our Hound's. We mostly hunted Bobcat but would go a few times a year for Bear up around fish camp in the Sierra's. Being a baby boomer weve went from having only 2 channel's on TV to special interest group's basicly telling us what we can do and what w...
by CN
Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anyone have shipping connections?
Replies: 8
Views: 1001

Re: Anyone have shipping connections?

Beware of on line purchases. I am in wholesale and we buy direct from the factory and many WILL NOT honor any on line purchase warranty's.
by CN
Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Eastman lake
Replies: 2
Views: 406

Re: Eastman lake

jiggin4bass wrote:all :D


Are you saying the fishing is that good right now?
by CN
Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Outdoor Heritage Tournament Details
Replies: 34
Views: 6233

Re: Outdoor Heritage Tournament Details

How about giving them there first year then make your conclusion's. I for one just don't understand the one's who expect these orginization's to do this for no ROI..............really. Would you go to work for nothing I doubt it. I am sure you all realize fishing a tournament is a gamble with no gua...
by CN
Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta cheaters!!
Replies: 43
Views: 9422

Re: Delta cheaters!!

HEY PUT MY BARREL BACK I WAS GOING TO USE IT AT THE BASSCAT EVENT THIS SUNDAY :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: DAMN IT NOW I'M GOING TO HAVE TO USE MY OTHER TEN THAT I HAVE STASHED IN SANDMOUND!!!!! :lol: :lol: CAN'T PEOPLE JUST LEAVE MY STUFF ALONE!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: TERRY :lol: :lol: :lol: ...
by CN
Tue Aug 14, 2012 12:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RIP Wild Bill
Replies: 5
Views: 1177

Re: RIP Wild Bill

This is indeed sad news. I had the pleasure of taking Bill out for a day on San Luis also. I will never forget that trip as long as I live. We watched a Doe run off a Bobcat that was trying to get it's Fawn no more than 20 yard's away from us. And his joke's in that Bronx accent. RIP Bill. Not a pos...
by CN
Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: PHOTO SECTION
Replies: 0
Views: 260

PHOTO SECTION

Is there a way to add a photo from an E-MAIL with an attachment that has the picture. I am not very technical and have no idea if it can or how.

Thanks'
by CN
Thu Aug 09, 2012 12:43 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: I was asked to leave vs Public Trust Doctrine
Replies: 54
Views: 8886

Re: I was asked to leave vs Public Trust Doctrine

DL wrote:Damn it must be a pain to fish the delta...

Down here in the south, we just line up and go in when they open the gate, and leave before they close the gate...like cattle :)


That's funny :lol:
by CN
Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Big Motor questions
Replies: 17
Views: 2578

Re: Big Motor questions

I had a 175 EFI was doing the same thing for about 3 months, did not think to much about it as it would always correct itself, untill about a quarter mile after blast off blew a piston, get it to a good mech and have him check it out lots of good advise on here but believe me that it can be very co...
by CN
Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Six hours just doesnt feel right!
Replies: 24
Views: 2559

Re: Six hours just doesnt feel right!

It sucks. I don't believe the extra 2 hrs have fish killing affect in well designed and propery used livewells, which are pretty much in all of today's bassboats. They die for other reasons. James I quit fishing tournament's but I agree. Used properly the livewell's are great. Freeze 1 gallon milk ...
by CN
Thu Aug 02, 2012 11:51 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mendota Canal/Byron highway
Replies: 4
Views: 1078

Re: Mendota Canal/Byron highway

I would assume Striper's and catfish. If you fish them Canal's for the Striper's fish just like you would in the Delta or San Luis. Throw Trap's,top water, hairaiser's or whatever. You don't have to chuck out a 10lb weight
to stay in the middle with bait.
by CN
Tue Jul 17, 2012 12:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BIG NEWS from Gary Dobyns
Replies: 22
Views: 5967

Re: BIG NEWS from Gary Dobyns

I sure hope it work's out for you Gary. The big problem is the Economy as most of us already know. We have to forcast what we see coming down the road and unfortunatly the company I work for,which is a construction based company, we see another down turn after the Election's. Even though we had a ve...
by CN
Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fun at the ramp
Replies: 17
Views: 1833

Re: Fun at the ramp

dwise wrote:Isn't the winch strap long enough that you can just cut off the bad part and have the hook sewn back on instead of buying a new strap?


I asked Cindy if she would, that's why I am on the third knot.
by CN
Mon Jul 02, 2012 3:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fun at the ramp
Replies: 17
Views: 1833

Re: Fun at the ramp

Dave Wilson wrote:I've broken winch straps fairly often- they sit in the sun, and the nylon degrades. I just cut off the faded area, place the hook back on the strap, and tie it on with a knot. Looks like crap- works fine.


I'm on my third knot!!!!! I did get a spare and leave it in the boat.
by CN
Fri Jun 29, 2012 11:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: "Wisconsin discriminates against tournament anglers"?
Replies: 2
Views: 550

Re: "Wisconsin discriminates against tournament anglers"?

I guess they don't want these Elite Angler's pounding the fish in Sturgeon Bay for what ever reason. I doubt B.A.S.S will ever be back after this. They had to spring this on them afterward's or they would not have scheduled this event wouldnt you think. But maybe Wisonsin doesnt even care if they ar...
by CN
Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Visiting the delta
Replies: 20
Views: 2440

Re: Visiting the delta

I hear you Andy, if you just let everone out there it would be a mess. I just remember when thing's sure seemed to be differant I guess. I think if people did have easier access to shore fishing you would see more interest from younger people which in my mind would be a good thing. I grew up fishing...
by CN
Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Visiting the delta
Replies: 20
Views: 2440

Re: Visiting the delta

Like I said Ceaser, tresspass does not justify more tresspass. (Edit, Also a Prescriptive Right acquired by use, cannot be obtained against a public entity. It may work with the private property owner, but not against the Corps, DWR, State Reclamation Board, or the the local Reclamation District.) ...
by CN
Fri May 25, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looks like Kramer was right!? Co-Angler botch.
Replies: 63
Views: 6931

Re: Looks like Kramer was right!? Co-Angler botch.

i think im going back to co angler status. what if we all did it? what could they do? theres no rules, costs less money, way less, and now we have a pro telling when we can open a drink and teaching us everything i need to know before i even step foot on a boat. thats the life. im in. now when they...
by CN
Wed May 23, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looks like Kramer was right!? Co-Angler botch.
Replies: 63
Views: 6931

Re: Looks like Kramer was right!? Co-Angler botch.

For those that want the Co out perhap's your comment's and passsion for this would be better served toward's FLW not Western Bass. I would bet most here that posted have not put in this much time doing so. FLW want's these Co Angler's there or else they would change. You don't think they see these a...
by CN
Mon May 21, 2012 11:51 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looks like Kramer was right!? Co-Angler botch.
Replies: 63
Views: 6931

Re: Looks like Kramer was right!? Co-Angler botch.

I bet Roland added a few more word's to his saying "Son" of a!!!!!
by CN
Tue May 15, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Santa Margarita USAC was insane!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1358

Re: Santa Margarita USAC was insane!!!

Inspection is pretty basic, she will ask you the last lake you were on, walk around the boat and that's about it. Just be clean and dry, simple. I was out there Saturday too, fishing was "insane", but then it has been for a few weeks. Going out again tomorrow. HHHHHMMMM I'm taking tomorro...
by CN
Tue May 15, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Time to replace the batteries
Replies: 10
Views: 1338

Re: Time to replace the batteries

I asked the same question a couple of week's ago and was convinced to give the Optima blue top's a try. The price will scare the hell out of you, $212.00 each with core, but if they last a long time it beat's having to keep an eye on the water level. Plus I was replacing the Everstart's every three ...
by CN
Mon May 07, 2012 11:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anyone Fish Los Banos Resevoir
Replies: 3
Views: 518

Re: Anyone Fish Los Banos Resevoir

Well first of all you do know it has a 5mph speed limit. If you like throwing swimbait's I would fish around the campground that area has a real big flat area surronded by deep water. Cant miss it on the right as you go away from the Dam. I just fan cast around and see what happens. Then I go down t...
by CN
Thu May 03, 2012 12:00 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Showin off my new big girl
Replies: 33
Views: 4453

Re: Showin off my new big girl

Thanks' for sharing Don. I am just envios (sp) this guy catch's 10 plus all the time and I have been trying for over 40 year's. Maybe I should buy a swimbait :lol:
by CN
Wed May 02, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Best bass boat on the market
Replies: 21
Views: 21149

Re: Best bass boat on the market

Ranger for all around package. I know one thing I sure would like to take a ride in an Allison. I was down at Nacimiento last week and there was one that launched when we did that looked pretty new with a 250hp Merc on it a man he left me behind like I was in a 12' Aluminum with a 10hp on it. I swea...
by CN
Wed May 02, 2012 12:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Farewell Fellow NCBF'ers
Replies: 19
Views: 2530

Re: Farewell Fellow NCBF'ers

Good luck. I had a freind move down there a couple year's ago and it didnt take him long to figure out the lakes and River and said the fishing is awesome.
by CN
Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:35 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BATTERY ?
Replies: 27
Views: 3018

Re: BATTERY ?

One last dumb question, if the boat has two 12v batteries wired in a series together it's still 12v.

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