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by rexford
Sun Oct 10, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ditch pickle (back seat available?)
Replies: 0
Views: 438

Ditch pickle (back seat available?)

Hi Friends,
Looking for a back seat anywhere, anytime. Will trade a Rubicon trip

Thanks,
Rex
by rexford
Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anybody remember NCBF?
Replies: 48
Views: 10051

Re: Anybody remember NCBF?

Glad to see so many familiar names still active on the site. I had so much fun
with all of you over the years. I hope to make an appearance this year at one of
the warmer events. Great bunch of people.

Rex
by rexford
Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2018 New boating safety card
Replies: 26
Views: 4289

2018 New boating safety card

by rexford
Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Using a winch to part your rig.
Replies: 3
Views: 1074

Using a winch to part your rig.

Does anyone have any experience using a winch to park your rig? I am looking at some property that would require me to pull up perpendicular to the parking spot. Unhook and spin the trailer 90 degrees and then pull/push it up a 3% incline. An electric trailer jack to push is around $1700 and a winch...
by rexford
Mon Jan 06, 2014 8:24 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rain Dance
Replies: 8
Views: 1611

Rain Dance

This lack of rain is ridiculous. Will someone please post it already...
by rexford
Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: An Unfortunate and Disappointing Happening.......Long
Replies: 55
Views: 10544

Re: An Unfortunate and Disappointing Happening.......Long

Whazup, Thank you for the post. I agree with you, we can all do better. I remember when I saw my first bass boat I approached the guy and wanted to talk to him about it. He was a total "tool" and I almost gave up on the sport all together. I found a site called NCBF.com and a bunch of folk...
by rexford
Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NFR guns
Replies: 12
Views: 2699

Re: NFR guns

Biteme,

I just purchased an AR lower this morning. Will need the upper and some other custom
stuff too. Do you have parts available to sell?

THanks,
Mike
by rexford
Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:00 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: trinity lake
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Re: trinity lake

Hey Jim,

Good to see you. Sent you an email.

Thanks,
MIke
by rexford
Mon Feb 11, 2013 12:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: trinity lake
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Re: trinity lake

I am not familiar with the cabins but do houseboat on the lake every year. Like the OP mentioned I would recommend the houseboat over the cabins. Trinity Alps Marina still rents "affordable" boats and are family owned and operated. The reasoning behind the houseboats vs. camping or cabins ...
by rexford
Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:49 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: San Jose Bass Pro Shop
Replies: 14
Views: 4491

San Jose Bass Pro Shop

Bass Pro Shops announced it will open a San Jose store in 2015 at the new Almaden Ranch shopping center near the intersection of Almaden Expressway and Highway 85. The 145,000 square-foot store will sell hunting, fishing and outdoor gear and is the anchor tenant of the 350,000 square-foot retail cen...
by rexford
Wed Feb 06, 2013 8:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Check out this fishing charter FAQ
Replies: 0
Views: 455

Check out this fishing charter FAQ

We are going deep sea fishing in Hawaii. Thought rule number 3 was funny. I was under the impression that superstition was something we started way back when?? Frequently Asked Questions 1. Are we allowed to keep any fish we catch? Fishing charters in Hawaii generally keep the fish caught as part of...
by rexford
Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rest in peace Lawrence Lee - Smilee
Replies: 14
Views: 2675

Re: Rest in peace Lawrence Lee - Smilee

Boy I am really sad to hear this. Lawrence always stood out as the guy that was having the most fun. Early mornings, bad weather and tough bites would have many straight faced anglers at the dock. Lawrence would be laughing and having a great time. His positive attitude was contagious. Rest in Peace...
by rexford
Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RIP Wild Bill
Replies: 5
Views: 1390

Re: RIP Wild Bill

Wow sad news indeed. I know Bill really enjoyed this forum and was
thankful to all the anglers that got him out on the water during his
visits.
by rexford
Fri Jul 29, 2011 9:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Colby's limit of trout
Replies: 0
Views: 398

Colby's limit of trout

Colby with a nice stringer of fish wonders if we can create a
westerntrout.com page.. Great catch Colby!
by rexford
Thu Jul 28, 2011 7:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trinity Lake Help?
Replies: 9
Views: 1416

Re: Trinity Lake Help?

If you have been in communications with Mr. Miller just follow his advice
and hang on. The man knows that lake.
by rexford
Wed Jul 20, 2011 10:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: I Friggen Protest For Nut Case & Teen As A No Show
Replies: 12
Views: 1741

Re: I Friggen Protest For Nut Case & Teen As A No Show

Boy I think Guy's post sort of seals the deal right?

Sorry Guy hate to throw you under the bus but I
have to call em like I see em. Hope all is well with
your family.
by rexford
Mon Jun 20, 2011 12:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trinity Lake, any input??
Replies: 1
Views: 436

Re: Trinity Lake, any input??

Tannery Gulch or Minersville are the best. Both have launch ramps Minersville is asphalt, Tannery is gravel. Neither have docks. Both campgrounds are very close to the water under pine trees. With the lake at 97% pool and rising you are going to have great conditions. email me if you want fishing ti...
by rexford
Tue Jun 07, 2011 5:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lexington Res Opening 1 July
Replies: 4
Views: 1527

Re: Lexington Res Opening 1 July

I would imagine that this is for non power boats only?
by rexford
Thu May 12, 2011 12:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: I'd Rather be Fishin
Replies: 1
Views: 567

I'd Rather be Fishin

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by rexford
Mon Apr 25, 2011 7:17 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta area wanted ads
Replies: 0
Views: 333

Delta area wanted ads

Hey Guys,

Looking for some old wooden row boats for a back yard project. I am sure
there are tons of them in the Delta area. Is there a local wanted or trade
print that I should be looking into?

Thanks,
Mike
by rexford
Mon Feb 14, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Paying for HDTV (NFR)
Replies: 0
Views: 288

Paying for HDTV (NFR)

Hey guys, If you guys are paying for HDTV you may want to call your service provider. HDTV is free now from most providers but in my case with DISH TV they kept billing me for it regardless. Once I called them they gladly fixed my billing but said they are not responsible for alerting customers abou...
by rexford
Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:04 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Its Official Westernbass.com Sells
Replies: 55
Views: 7277

Re: Its Official Westernbass.com Sells

What an awesome adventure you gave us Tony! All the great
events and friends that we now enjoy. I hope your next
venture is equally as rewarding. Thank you!

Wayne congratulations to you sir. Sounds like we have the
right man for the job. Thank you for keeping us going.

Mike
by rexford
Tue Nov 30, 2010 5:09 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Restrepo
Replies: 10
Views: 1578

Restrepo

A 2 hour documentary playing on NatGeo and worth a watch.
They are showing it in its original format so be warned that
language and content might not be appropriate for children.
by rexford
Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Want to trade out my 2 stroke for a 4 stroke.
Replies: 3
Views: 920

Re: Want to trade out my 2 stroke for a 4 stroke.

Thanks for the info. Looks like it might be easier to sell the boat and
start a new.

Thanks,
Mike
by rexford
Fri Nov 19, 2010 9:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Want to trade out my 2 stroke for a 4 stroke.
Replies: 3
Views: 920

Want to trade out my 2 stroke for a 4 stroke.

Is it to much to hope that there is a place that might offer a
trade in or some kind of incentive to change a 2 stroke to a 4
stroke? Any ideas or guidance would be appreciated.

I am casually considering this change and just wondering if I
would need to sell the old engine

Thanks,
Mike
by rexford
Thu Nov 18, 2010 10:49 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hook Removal
Replies: 13
Views: 1907

Re: Hook Removal

True story. It healed up but took a long time. When it came to understanding his
surroundings this guy was limited.
by rexford
Wed Nov 17, 2010 7:12 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hook Removal
Replies: 13
Views: 1907

Re: Hook Removal

I remember surf fishing and some guy walks right up next to me and throws a ball for his 100 lb Labrador. The dog immediately gets hooked and is freaking out. We calm the dog down and I removed the hook. All my line is still laying on the ground. Once the dog was free the guy again immediately throw...
by rexford
Fri Oct 01, 2010 8:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RIP Junebug
Replies: 5
Views: 1222

Re: RIP Junebug

Junebug was always a friendly and welcome face at the Hook and I am sad to hear of his passing. As a new boater fishing my first tournament he helped me launch and always caught me up on the dock talk. I know he was surrounded by many caring friends who will miss him as I will. In my book Denny was ...
by rexford
Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: We need your help, C.A.S.T. for Kids
Replies: 4
Views: 721

Re: We need your help, C.A.S.T. for Kids

As a boater you will not likely have a better day on the water then a
CAST event.
by rexford
Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:21 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lead Free
Replies: 5
Views: 1128

Lead Free

I have seen a few posts about lead bans in fishing but I am still sort of on the fence. I work in the Electrical Engineering field and we have spent the last several years trying to remove lead from PCBs. Costly and time consuming endeavor for sure. I consider people here pretty much ambassadors of ...
by rexford
Thu Sep 02, 2010 11:17 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: i suck at fishing...
Replies: 10
Views: 1737

Re: i suck at fishing...

Ask if anyone has a back seat open during the week. I
am sure someone will take you out. Just offer to pay
1/2 gas and launch. I always learn so much more fishing
with other people.
by rexford
Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:38 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ReelEx is now CLOSED
Replies: 132
Views: 18843

Re: ReelEx is Closing

Not sure what caused this but I sure hope you reconsider. This satisfied customer will miss the great service you provided. I hope this decision was the result of what is best for you and your company rather then some internet BS. Go grab a cold beer from isle 5. Call Tony and have him nuke this thr...
by rexford
Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 1 year old gas
Replies: 6
Views: 1095

Re: 1 year old gas

There is probably 10 gallons in there. I was just going to top
it off and run it as disposing of 10 gallons of questionable gas
is a headache. Just wanted some guidance. Appreciate yours!

Thanks,
Mike
by rexford
Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 1 year old gas
Replies: 6
Views: 1095

1 year old gas

My boat has been sitting for a year without additives.
I live in california and have a 2000 carbureted engine.
Should I change out the gas or just run it?

Thanks,
Mike
by rexford
Tue Jul 13, 2010 11:31 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Braid with fluoro leader...
Replies: 14
Views: 1826

Re: Braid with fluoro leader...

If your fishing braid around structure you need a leader. Drag
it across a rock or two and it is compromised and will likely fail
on hook set. Blood knot is a pain to tie but in 10 years it has
never failed me. I have not tried the uni knot
by rexford
Fri Jul 09, 2010 10:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Tracking device attached to a bass in Delta ?
Replies: 22
Views: 4733

Re: Tracking device attached to a bass in Delta ?

Those are not tracking devices. They are corrective
training pods. Andy has an entire division of these
T3 fish that he is training to accept only a certain
secret bait. They can also bark on command and
fetch sunglasses and pliers that have fallen overboard.
by rexford
Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Need help fishing Uvas Res.
Replies: 8
Views: 2874

Re: Need help fishing Uvas Res.

Go to Calero instead. Throw any type of plastic or spinner bait this
time of year and you will catch 10 fish for every bite you might have at UVAS
by rexford
Thu Jun 24, 2010 4:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Is something going on in the Delta and Clearlake?
Replies: 12
Views: 2232

Re: Is something going on in the Delta and Clearlake?

Thanks guys! Looks like maybe I just had a couple bad days around
the docs in Disco. Appreciate the information from those of you in
the know.

Thanks!
Mike
by rexford
Wed Jun 23, 2010 9:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Is something going on in the Delta and Clearlake?
Replies: 12
Views: 2232

Re: Is something going on in the Delta and Clearlake?

Thanks Dave! Great information!
by rexford
Wed Jun 23, 2010 6:36 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Is something going on in the Delta and Clearlake?
Replies: 12
Views: 2232

Is something going on in the Delta and Clearlake?

I have heard reports that some of the bait fish in these waters are not showing as they have in the past. I heard rumors that the Delta had very little shad this year and now Clearlake too?? I have noticed a massive reduction in Blue Gil in Discovery Bay. Is there some kind of die off happening or s...
by rexford
Mon Jun 14, 2010 12:13 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: This is what sucks about this site!!
Replies: 127
Views: 16220

Re: This is what sucks about this site!!

Its the Emoticons man. They are making us all crazy.
They are everywhere, EVERYWHERE!!

Do you see em Tony? DO YOU SEE EM!!!!!
by rexford
Tue May 25, 2010 9:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Complainers forum?!?!
Replies: 29
Views: 4329

Re: New Complainers forum?!?!

I have been here a long time and it has changed a great deal from my perspective. People don't seem to be as tolerant to others position or opinions. An example being someone keeping a fish for food or a mount. In the past as today many would prefer catch and release but in the past they would respe...
by rexford
Tue May 25, 2010 6:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Complainers forum?!?!
Replies: 29
Views: 4329

Re: New Complainers forum?!?!

If you do make a new forum make sure you can only post in pink
font.
by rexford
Wed May 05, 2010 6:49 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: QUAGGA MUSSELS AND LAKE CLOSURE B.S!!! please read/help
Replies: 16
Views: 3656

Re: QUAGGA MUSSELS AND LAKE CLOSURE B.S!!! please read/help

Lexington is a perfect example of how to lose a lake. I grew up water skiing and fishing on this lake. We actually moved up there to be closer to it and would ski every morning before school. Then I remember some of the locals would complain about the noise. They got behind the sailing boats and wor...
by rexford
Tue May 04, 2010 4:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Advice on fiberglass repair in or near San Jose?
Replies: 15
Views: 2385

Re: Advice on fiberglass repair in or near San Jose?

Let me guess. Was that little rock pile on the left hand corner
of the dam? If so I have hit it too. If not. Keep an eye out for
it.
by rexford
Fri Apr 30, 2010 10:23 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: cheating and stealing request
Replies: 6
Views: 1920

cheating and stealing request

Can I request a new forum to this site? I would like to see a bait boat with hidden cameras sitting on its trailer somewhere. I would like an easy access tackle box on the seat with a note in it that reads. Enjoy the baits. Your picture stealing them can be found at westernbass.com/scumbags.html I w...
by rexford
Thu Apr 01, 2010 11:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Smiley were you able to talk your way onto DVL today?
Replies: 89
Views: 8914

I sleep like a baby knowing I am not letting one of these lakes have a cent of my hard earned money. If this is a crisis they can find someone else to fund it. In my mind this entire thing is a natural occurrence and we should be working on how to deal with it rather then try to hide from it. The De...
by rexford
Thu Mar 11, 2010 10:16 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Will a Toyota Tacoma V6 4.0 L Tow a small bass boat?
Replies: 14
Views: 7141

Re: Will a Toyota Tacoma V6 4.0 L Tow a small bass boat?

Thanks everyone! This is really good news and
I appreciate your help.

Thanks,
Mike
by rexford
Thu Mar 11, 2010 8:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Will a Toyota Tacoma V6 4.0 L Tow a small bass boat?
Replies: 14
Views: 7141

Will a Toyota Tacoma V6 4.0 L Tow a small bass boat?

I have 18.5 foot Nitro and I was hoping to get a smaller truck to tow it on short trips around the Bay Area. My normal tow vehicle has a camper on it and is sort of a pain to prep the truck for quick boating trips. I was hoping a 4.0 liter Toyota Tacoma might be sturdy enough to get me from San Jose...
by rexford
Fri Feb 05, 2010 6:57 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looking to buy a generator. NEED Help!
Replies: 16
Views: 1807

Re: Looking to buy a generator. NEED Help!

This topic comes up often in the camping forums and overwhelmingly the Honda 2000 is the crowd favorite. I have had mine for 3 years and love it. They are costly but you might be able to find a used one in or around your budget. They are light, quiet do not smell so you can store inside cab of truck...