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by Basslab
Sun Nov 17, 2013 8:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: LED TRAILER LIGHTS
Replies: 7
Views: 1314

Re: LED TRAILER LIGHTS

Got my LED trailer lights at Lowe's as they are in stock and a lot cheaper than a marine outlet.
by Basslab
Sun Nov 03, 2013 3:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FYI Boat Trailer Info
Replies: 7
Views: 1380

Re: FYI Boat Trailer Info

Trust me, after just spending over $300 on my tandem axle trailer for all new bearings last week, I have committed to putting my trailer service on the same schedule as my annual motor servicing since they are only minutes apart. Yes, we do tend to neglect the simple things that we MUST depend on to...
by Basslab
Mon Oct 14, 2013 3:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: MAYFLIES
Replies: 3
Views: 1020

Re: MAYFLIES

Oh yeah. You do grab a lot more dirt where you sprayed the WD but that comes off with any cleaning product and a light brushing followed by a hose.
by Basslab
Thu Sep 12, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: MAYFLIES
Replies: 3
Views: 1020

MAYFLIES

Last weekend's Clearlake trip resulted in 2 hours of pressure washing those darn mayflies off the hull. Planning on another visit this weekend and was wondering if spraying WD-40 on the hull would keep them off or possibly harm the gelcoat. Any suggestions or ideas would be appreciated.
by Basslab
Sun Jun 09, 2013 2:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: South Dakota Northern Pike
Replies: 2
Views: 665

South Dakota Northern Pike

OK so I am headed to my buddy's place in S Dakota in a couple weeks. Been there before and they have irrigation ponds everywhere there, similar to our farm ponds here but instead of bass, they have northern pike. Just wondering what I should take since I will be driving my Tundra, space is no proble...
by Basslab
Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:09 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Camp Far West
Replies: 2
Views: 756

Camp Far West

As I was out cruising on my new Christmas gift, a Victory Vision Tour motorcycle, I decided to take the winding road around CFW and check the water level. Well I am here to say that it is now filled to the brim. Main lake does have some color to it but back in the coves it appeared to be quite clear...
by Basslab
Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: LAST MINUTE OPEN BACK SEAT
Replies: 0
Views: 303

LAST MINUTE OPEN BACK SEAT

Just happen to have a last minute vacancy for a back seater headed to Clearlake tomorrow, Sat the 25th. We'll split it and git it! Call my mobile 530 218-2367, living in Wheatland.
by Basslab
Fri Jul 27, 2012 3:25 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: East Park Res.
Replies: 5
Views: 952

Re: East Park Res.

I have fished East Park for many years and pefer the early spring, just for the bite but I DO NOT own a 4x4 and only once did I have a problem getting out and simply moved 10' down where the bank was not so steep and the Tundra pulled her right out without spinning a tire. Even if you run into a pro...
by Basslab
Wed Jun 27, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: boat inspection
Replies: 2
Views: 527

Re: boat inspection

Go see Bob Higgins at Limit Out which is only a mile west of the Keys on the left side of Hwy 20 and he is open til 5 PM.
by Basslab
Sun Jun 24, 2012 3:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thermalito Afterbay or Forebay?
Replies: 9
Views: 8454

Re: Thermalito Afterbay or Forebay?

There is quite some history of the afterbay that many probably don't know and that is that when the land was initially purchased for the building of the afterbay, the owner sold on a couple conditions and that was that the state would build a usable boat launch and never charge a fee to launch and u...
by Basslab
Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bottomline Electronics Help
Replies: 1
Views: 695

Bottomline Electronics Help

Recently went through my storage cabinets and found a new, unused Bottomline fishfinder that I immediately shipped to a relative in Texas and then I get the call today. I have no power cord and can't find Bottomline anywhere, no website and Google shows nothing of which I confirmed. I know there was...
by Basslab
Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ardent Smart Cull?.....
Replies: 3
Views: 666

Re: Ardent Smart Cull?.....

Started using mine over 2 years ago and immediately sold my Cul M Rite, right after having it serviced by the factory. It truly is simple and effective....as long as you have an accurate scale and I use the Rapala digital which shows weights from either side. Easy to set the dial showing the weight ...
by Basslab
Sun Oct 23, 2011 9:36 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: PONDEROSA RESERVOIR
Replies: 0
Views: 823

PONDEROSA RESERVOIR

Has anyone ever fished Ponderosa Reservoir? Since it is so close to South Fork of Oroville, thought I would Google it and see what I can find before going in. Have conflicting reports that there are smallies in there while some of the oldtimers in the area say there is nothing but white fish in the ...
by Basslab
Fri Aug 26, 2011 2:11 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Need General Bullard Bar Info.
Replies: 2
Views: 451

Re: Need General Bullard Bar Info.

Bullards Bar is indeed one of the most beautiful lakes anywhere. Catching bass is a bonus every time I am there as I love watching the eagles soar overhead, watch the deer come down for a drink and this year watched a bobcat keeping an eye on us as we fished a cove. When the water starts dropping, w...
by Basslab
Wed Aug 17, 2011 6:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Stratos and Champion Tournament 2011 Clear lake
Replies: 16
Views: 2903

Re: Stratos and Champion Tournament 2011 Clear lake

To anyone wondering if it really is as good as everyone says, my brother flies in from Houston, Texas every year just for this one as he said he never had more fun with a better group of fishermen than at the Owner's tournament. Be there and feel it for yourself beside the fact that proceeds go to a...
by Basslab
Sun Jul 03, 2011 5:13 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Motorguide 109 Digital
Replies: 0
Views: 401

Motorguide 109 Digital

Powerful 109 pounds of thrust, 36v with the long 50" shaft. Also comes with the Gatormount and extra prop (new-never used) as I need to make room in my storage area so blowing it out for only $325. This motor pulled a 20' Champion and serviced by Jay Liu in Redding. I live in Wheatland and you ...
by Basslab
Tue Jun 14, 2011 4:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BOBS MARINE
Replies: 2
Views: 505

Re: BOBS MARINE

If your speaking of Bob's Marine in Modesto, it is www.bobsmarine-ca.com.
by Basslab
Wed May 25, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Motorguide 109 Digital
Replies: 1
Views: 377

Motorguide 109 Digital

This is the one that runs powerful and quietly with NO steering cables. Very low profile foot control and really pulls your boat along. It is a 36v system and I have lowered the price to only $450.00 to move it out of the garage. Call my cell at 530 218-2367
by Basslab
Sun May 22, 2011 11:17 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CHAMPION OWNERS TOURNAMENT
Replies: 6
Views: 1416

CHAMPION OWNERS TOURNAMENT

We may not have a boat company anymore but we still have Champion owners and the greatest tournament of the year out of Konocti Vista every September. Was talking to a buddy the other day who owns a Stratos and is there each year and asked if they planned on going this year and he said he didn't see...
by Basslab
Fri May 20, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Funny thing happened to me at Clear Lake
Replies: 23
Views: 3552

Re: Funny thing happened to me at Clear Lake

What he is using is called a Scarecrow and I understand that Home Depot has them for $79 but I got mine from Amazon for around $30. Since I have a corner lot, people allow their animals to do their business on my lawn and this is motion activated to scare them away as soon as they approach, of which...
by Basslab
Fri May 13, 2011 3:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: MOTORGUIDE 109 DIGITAL TROLLING MOTOR
Replies: 1
Views: 432

MOTORGUIDE 109 DIGITAL TROLLING MOTOR

This is a 36v system that has served me through some rough water and many fishing trips. I used it up until today when I decided to change to Minn Kota for the first time in my life and hope I made the right move. If interested, I live in Wheatland and have no desire to ship this monster anywhere, s...
by Basslab
Sat May 07, 2011 5:43 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: CUL-M-RITE
Replies: 1
Views: 405

Re: CUL-M-RITE

I knew that this deal wouldn't last long.........gone already.
by Basslab
Sat May 07, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: CUL-M-RITE
Replies: 1
Views: 405

CUL-M-RITE

Got one for sale. It was factory serviced with all upgrades including a new battery less than 2 years ago. Used very little since then and it's your for only $50. Call my cell 530 218-2367 for arrangements and ask for Len.
by Basslab
Fri Apr 29, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: MOTORGUIDE TO MINN KOTA?
Replies: 9
Views: 3800

MOTORGUIDE TO MINN KOTA?

Alright guys, here's the scenario. Have a Motorguide 109 digital on my Champion and it has all the power I need but have a few things that I would like to change. I love the digital with no stress worrying about breaking steering cables while out fishing and the low profile foot control but my bigge...
by Basslab
Thu Mar 31, 2011 4:54 pm
Forum: Hunting General
Topic: Chinese Ammo
Replies: 1
Views: 984

Chinese Ammo

Hi guys.......first time on the hunting forum and figured someone can help with my question about Chinese ammo. I guess we have all heard the stories and seen the photos where firearms have been blown apart with Chinese ammo and it's really hard to say it was the ammo or the weapon that was faulty. ...
by Basslab
Sun Mar 20, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: TOLEDO BEND INFO???????
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: TOLEDO BEND INFO???????

Thanks for the info Ken and I'll be certain to have some blades and other unique CA goodies. Will let you know how I do upon return.
by Basslab
Fri Mar 18, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: TOLEDO BEND INFO???????
Replies: 3
Views: 378

TOLEDO BEND INFO???????

Headed for Texas on the 5th of April and will be forgoing my usual Lake Fork trip this year and will be spending time on Toledo Bend. Naturally, this will be my first time on this lake and if anyone has some info, I will gratefully listen. I will not be taking any rods and reels as my brother has th...
by Basslab
Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NUTCASE AT BULLARD'S BAR...............
Replies: 88
Views: 9311

Re: NUTCASE AT BULLARD'S BAR...............

Trying to decide where to launch.......maybe this will help. In the winter they bring a lot of the houseboats out of the water and park them at the top of the launch, in the parking lot. That severly limits the space to park as you may be able to park 10-12 trucks with trailers down on the ramp. Dri...
by Basslab
Sun Jan 02, 2011 3:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NUTCASE AT BULLARD'S BAR...............
Replies: 88
Views: 9311

NUTCASE AT BULLARD'S BAR...............

Just wondering if there will be a sign up for the Bullard's Bar Nutcase and maybe reinforming others of the date and launch site. This will be my first so I am curious as to how many will be there and insure we have enough boats or boaters.
Thanks.
by Basslab
Mon Dec 06, 2010 6:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2011 Winter Nutcase-Nor Cal
Replies: 32
Views: 2780

Re: 2011 Winter Nutcase-Nor Cal

Finally after all the years I have been reading and posting, going to be make this one and waiting to meet a lot of old and new faces.
by Basslab
Tue Oct 12, 2010 3:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BULLARD'S BAR LAUNCHING
Replies: 11
Views: 1549

Re: BULLARD'S BAR LAUNCHING

Thanks everyone........on to Emerald and save the legs.
by Basslab
Tue Oct 12, 2010 1:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BULLARD'S BAR LAUNCHING
Replies: 11
Views: 1549

BULLARD'S BAR LAUNCHING

Last time there last month it looked like Dark Day was almost out of the water so if you have been lately, are we back to Emerald Cove or still launching out of Dark Day? Thanks.
by Basslab
Wed Sep 15, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bob"s marine tournament........
Replies: 5
Views: 1133

Re: Bob"s marine tournament........

Go to www.bobsmarine-ca.com and click on 2010 tournament results.
by Basslab
Mon Sep 06, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Roll call for Bob's Marine tourney
Replies: 6
Views: 965

Re: Roll call for Bob's Marine tourney

Wouldn't miss it for the world! Picking up my brother at the airport Wednesday and headed for Clearlake. This is our 6th year and if only fish one tournament a year, this is the one. A pure pleasure from blast off, weigh in and banquet as everyone does it right. Congrats to Bill and his entire crew ...
by Basslab
Thu Sep 02, 2010 2:30 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: WALMART GREETER
Replies: 1
Views: 2723

WALMART GREETER

There once was a greeter for Walmart that was the best there was but he seemed to continually be late for work. Finally the district manager was visiting and complimenting him on being the best greeter Walmart has but noticed a problem with his getting to work on time. He asked the greeter if he was...
by Basslab
Thu Sep 02, 2010 1:49 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2010 Stratos and Champion Tournament
Replies: 20
Views: 3174

Re: 2010 Stratos and Champion Tournament

I just doesn't get any better than this one as this will be our 5th of which my brother flies in from Texas every year just for this tournament. It is THE BEST and one you shouldn't miss.
by Basslab
Tue Aug 31, 2010 3:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: EAST PARK MYSTERY
Replies: 2
Views: 806

EAST PARK MYSTERY

Decided to fish East Park Reservoir this past Sunday, knowing the bite would not be the best but also knowing that the lily pads hold a lot of nice big fat ones and I had froggie all set to go. Fished the west side first and later in the day headed to the east side and all the millions of lily pads ...
by Basslab
Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:42 am
Forum: Jokes
Topic: ONE WORD OR TWO
Replies: 0
Views: 974

ONE WORD OR TWO

An elderly couple, who were both widowed, had been going out with each other for a long time.Urged on by their friends, they decided it was finally time to get married. Before the wedding, they went out to dinner and had a long conversation regarding how their marriage might work. They discussed fin...
by Basslab
Tue Aug 17, 2010 5:46 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: PICKLE SLICER
Replies: 0
Views: 1812

PICKLE SLICER

This guy worked at the pickle factory for 15 years and finally comes home early one day and his surprised wife asks why he was home so early to which he replied that he got fired. She jokingly said that was not possible as he had been selected as employee of the year for the past 5 years and his ent...
by Basslab
Fri May 21, 2010 1:51 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: Love a Biker
Replies: 1
Views: 1221

Love a Biker

A cowboy appeared before St. Peter at the Pearly Gates. 'Have you ever done anything of particular merit?' St. Peter asked. 'Well, I can think of one thing,' the cowboy offered. 'On a trip to the Black Hills out in South Dakota , I came upon a gang of bikers who were threatening a young woman. I dir...
by Basslab
Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:58 pm
Forum: Vehicle Discussion
Topic: Tundra owners
Replies: 3
Views: 2631

Re: Tundra owners

Owned my Tundra when they came out in '97 and as a matter of fact, just went over 36,000 miles today and for the first time in my life of owning new vehicles, this is the first one I have NEVER had to take back for ANYTHING under the factory warranty. Toyota will take care of it and for those that h...
by Basslab
Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Moisture in plastic boxes
Replies: 16
Views: 2226

Re: Moisture in plastic boxes

I was in Lowes today and in the lubricants area of tool dept, there is a product that I believe will end your problems. I read the entire package and they even show a picture of a tackle box and it gets rid of moisture. The product is about the size of a small 9v battery and believe it is called Z-R...
by Basslab
Sun Jan 17, 2010 11:42 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Cowboys Are A Joke
Replies: 2
Views: 1009

Cowboys Are A Joke

I was hoping to say One and Done but they managed to win last week and today the Vikings handed it to them so I think I'll say Two and Through. Goodbye Wade Phillips!
by Basslab
Tue Jan 12, 2010 1:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Funny, Funny Video
Replies: 6
Views: 943

Funny, Funny Video

We all have our favorite outboard pushing us around but when you run a Johnson and somone comes out with a video touting it....well you just gotta laugh so enjoy this one and have a good laugh. www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2gIdMRwfuM
by Basslab
Mon Dec 07, 2009 1:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Camp Far West Time
Replies: 2
Views: 652

Camp Far West Time

Stopped at the local market yesterday and ran into the maintenance guy from CFW and asked how the water level is and he said it has been rising and some guys are already launching from the concrete launch and with some rain, it will be easy access for all. Well looking outside it appears that has ha...
by Basslab
Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:50 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FREE VETERAN'S DINNER TONIGHT
Replies: 2
Views: 370

FREE VETERAN'S DINNER TONIGHT

Hope someone had posted this info earlier as I know there are a lot of us Vets out there and probably got our free meal at Applebee's last Thursday but tonight Golden Corral is honoring all Vets with a free buffett and if you have never been there, you don't know what you're missing. Closest 2 in Sa...
by Basslab
Wed Oct 14, 2009 1:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Demand VERSUS' Return!!!
Replies: 31
Views: 2879

Re: Demand VERSUS' Return!!!

I agree 100% with you Ray and contacted AT&T about UVerse and it is not available in our area, as of yet. If you want a package from AT&T in our area, guess who your TV provider is........DTV! My brother has UVerse in his area and although I would lose the NFL Sunday Ticket by going with the...
by Basslab
Tue Oct 13, 2009 5:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Demand VERSUS' Return!!!
Replies: 31
Views: 2879

Re: Demand VERSUS' Return!!!

I was so irate that I called DTV over the cancellation of Versus and demanded to speak to a supervisor. Although we were told that we were being held hostage by Comcast with higher prices, I asked if DTV didn't feel they were holding other providers hostage by not allowing anyone else access to NFL ...
by Basslab
Mon Sep 14, 2009 6:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Champion Boat Wrecked?????????
Replies: 0
Views: 914

Champion Boat Wrecked?????????

Coming back from the Champion Owner's tournament at Clearlake Sunday afternoon and just came out of the winding Hwy 20 on the downslope towards Williams, traffic was really backed up and you could see a yellow light flashing and going pretty slow about 20 cars ahead. Most of the cars in front of me ...
by Basslab
Wed Sep 09, 2009 6:51 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Going to Clearlake Champion Strados tournament
Replies: 2
Views: 581

Re: Going to Clearlake Champion Strados tournament

Konocti Vista Resort and Casino

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