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by Vernonn
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2012 Ranger Z 518 SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 1593

Re: 2012 Ranger Z 518

Nice boat. Is it maintained regularly?

Thanks!

vn
by Vernonn
Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rod handle repair?
Replies: 8
Views: 1310

Re: Rod handle repair?

Couple ways, wine corks, grated with fine cheese grater mixed with outdoor wood gkue. Smear it all on, let it dry and sand with 200 grit sandpaper, then seal it. Or, Homec Depot, Wood/Cork filler in a tube. Same idea, put it on thick, let it dry, sand it and seal it. Isn't wood glue water soluble? ...
by Vernonn
Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Berryessa
Replies: 3
Views: 1462

Re: Lake Berryessa

It's been windy on the main body for the past several days so there is some staining along the shore. The water temp backed off from 61-65 a couple weeks ago to 56 to 61 last Sunday. Fish are up and active fish from noon onward but were kind of slow from 9 to 11. Should only get better, but keep mov...
by Vernonn
Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: A Graphic Reminder To ALWAYS Attach The Kill Switch!
Replies: 6
Views: 19104

A Graphic Reminder To ALWAYS Attach The Kill Switch!

Luckily, the two guys were okay!
According to an article, the lock nut on the hydraulic steering came off.....

by Vernonn
Fri Mar 04, 2016 8:46 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat repair shop with a DYNO machine ?
Replies: 2
Views: 501

Re: Boat repair shop with a DYNO machine ?

I had a 1997 Mercury EFI that had similar problems when it was new. After several trips to different lakes, it started to die while on plane. Had to squeeze the bulb to get it going again. Then it would idle fine, but when I went on plane, it died or sputtered. Turned out to be plastic milling curly...
by Vernonn
Thu Mar 03, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: No left turn signal/brake light on trailer
Replies: 10
Views: 1689

Re: No left turn signal/brake light on trailer

If you popped a fuse, it might be indication of a shorted wire. Check all the rub spots on the wires or you may continue to pop fuses. Good luck.
by Vernonn
Sun Dec 27, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: fish weighing scales
Replies: 4
Views: 1027

Re: fish weighing scales

Check out the one they use on Major League Fishing by Brecknell. The model is called ElectroSamson. It seems to be able to repeat weights fairly accurately. It does not have a memory for 5 fish, so you would need to keep track of weights by other means like "Accu-Cull Weight Recorder". My ...
by Vernonn
Tue Sep 29, 2015 12:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fisherman's Warehouse Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 983

Re: Fisherman's Warehouse Sale

To find the bass fishing stuff you wanted but couldn't get from BPS. Smart move by Fisherman's Warehouse!.
by Vernonn
Thu Sep 24, 2015 8:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Prep for upcoming FLW
Replies: 14
Views: 3006

Re: Prep for upcoming FLW

Thanks for the explanation. I've been noticing changes over last year just on my iPhone Navionics app. I had some ideas of where these updates were coming from, but now we know. It sounds like crowd based data gathering that is the new internet buzzword.

Thanks!

-vernon
by Vernonn
Wed Sep 23, 2015 10:17 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Prep for upcoming FLW
Replies: 14
Views: 3006

Re: Prep for upcoming FLW

Travis,

What types of changes do you expect to see on your map when you update it? I thought these maps were just a bunch of contour lines of the bottom. Is there more that this?
by Vernonn
Fri Sep 18, 2015 10:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How Is Clear Lake Air Quality?
Replies: 3
Views: 911

How Is Clear Lake Air Quality?

Might go fishing this weekend. How is the air quality up there. Smoke irritates my lungs, so I don't want to go if it's bad.

Thanks!

-vernon
by Vernonn
Thu Sep 17, 2015 12:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Otters in the Delta?
Replies: 7
Views: 1504

Re: Otters in the Delta?

They are everywhere!! Franks, and Disappointment. I don't like fishing around them, cause I don't seem to get bit when they are near.
by Vernonn
Fri Jun 19, 2015 10:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Good baitcasting setup.
Replies: 6
Views: 900

Re: Good baitcasting setup.

The answer will depend on how seriously you plan to fish for bass and how much you're willing to spend.
by Vernonn
Thu May 14, 2015 7:51 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Will a 36v trolling motor run on 24v?
Replies: 8
Views: 11926

Battery Conductance Tester

I came across a cheap battery tester: SOLAR BA5 100-1200 Cold Cranking Amps Electronic Battery Tester. It was about $50 on Amazon. It gives you a battery status reading. I have a small farm with lots of batteries and this device helps me determine when I need to replace them. " Test 12-volt bat...
by Vernonn
Wed Mar 04, 2015 11:31 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Highway 12 closed March 6-9
Replies: 3
Views: 791

Re: Highway 12 closed March 6-9

Here are the details of exact dates and future closures. from 10:00 p.m. on Fridays to 5:00 a.m. Mondays. Six 55 hour weekend closures: March 6 - 9, 2015 April 10 - 13, 2015 October 23 - 26, 2015 October 30 - November 2, 2015 November 6 - 9, 2015 November 13 - 16, 2015 http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist10/e...
by Vernonn
Wed Jan 07, 2015 4:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: John Lowe aka "STONE FREE"
Replies: 10
Views: 1885

Re: John Lowe aka "STONE FREE"

My condolences to the Lowe family.

My thoughts are with you.

-vernon n.
by Vernonn
Thu Dec 18, 2014 2:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ABA Delta East
Replies: 1
Views: 731

ABA Delta East

Hey Fred,

Earlier on the ABA website, they had a circuit listed launching out of B&W. Did they cancel that circuit?

-vernon
by Vernonn
Thu Dec 11, 2014 8:23 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake this week 12/8/2014 ZERO Rumsey
Replies: 2
Views: 1232

Re: Clear Lake this week 12/8/2014 ZERO Rumsey

We passed zero and as of this morning; +0.34. Projected to be +1.6 by Monday morning!
by Vernonn
Mon Dec 01, 2014 10:46 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How long after Open Heart
Replies: 7
Views: 1816

Re: How long after Open Heart

I was 47 at the time and had bypass January of '08 and took my boat out to Clear Lake by myself April '08. Just don't do anything that puts pressure on your sternum for at least 2 months to make sure it heals quickly. That first trip out felt sooooo good!!! Just remember everyone heals differently. ...
by Vernonn
Thu Nov 20, 2014 2:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Satellite weather pictures
Replies: 2
Views: 852

Re: Satellite weather pictures

Most of the major weather site have similar maps. Intellicast has an interactive map.

click on layers and select the feature your want to see, like satellite. You can then zoom out or in and move around.

http://www.intellicast.com/Local/WxMap.aspx
by Vernonn
Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:25 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: berryessa launching
Replies: 5
Views: 1313

Re: berryessa launching

norcalracer wrote:Markley Cove,PLeasure cove ( the best rite now),Steele park,Putah Creek. CApell Free launch is closed! Steele Park may close soon!


Is the launch fee at Pleasure Cove $25 right now like the website says?

Markley cove might be $15 if the off season rate is in place.
by Vernonn
Wed Aug 20, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Can't remove rear seat post
Replies: 25
Views: 4096

Re: Can't remove rear seat post

What should we do to the seat posts and the post hole to insure that it never gets stuck? Teflon spray, occasionally, or WD40, or something else? Thanks, - Wolfeman Probably the best thing is to do periodic maintenance like clean the hole and pole, then reinsert. If you use a lubricant, it might tr...
by Vernonn
Tue Jul 15, 2014 9:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake Water
Replies: 1
Views: 760

Clear Lake Water

by Vernonn
Mon Jun 30, 2014 11:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cody Meyer in the AOY battle
Replies: 1
Views: 572

Re: Cody Meyer in the AOY battle

These two must be joined at the hip. Last weekend Andy Morgan finished 14th and Cody 15th.
by Vernonn
Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Not sure! TM pedal recessed box.
Replies: 10
Views: 1539

Any Regrets from installation?

I've also been contemplating installing the Comfortroll recessed box. Just wondering if anyone has caused the deck to collapse when a large person uses the deck after installing one of these.

Any installation horror stories? (cut something they shouldn't or too far or too deep?)

Thx!
by Vernonn
Mon Jun 09, 2014 2:56 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bad propeller or is it still useable ?
Replies: 4
Views: 994

Re: Bad propeller or is it still useable ?

If I'm not mistaken, you are about to have a spun hub. Take to a prop shop for advice. They can replace the hub on that prop.

-vernon
by Vernonn
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:36 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rio Vista - Antioch Bridge Work??
Replies: 7
Views: 1617

Re: Rio Vista - Antioch Bridge Work??

For the bridgework at Threemile Slough on 160. http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist3/wsc/pio/pr/index.php?action=getPressRelease&id=531 Release Date: 2/27/2014 District: 3 Contact: Dennis Keaton Phone: (530) 741-5474 Email: dennis.keaton@dot.ca.gov State Highway 160 Closures Cancelled Due to Wet Weather S...
by Vernonn
Thu Feb 27, 2014 10:20 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rio Vista - Antioch Bridge Work??
Replies: 7
Views: 1617

Re: Rio Vista - Antioch Bridge Work??

Thanks Fred! Getting too many conflicting reports: http://riovistacity.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/State-Route-160-Closure-Feb-2014.pdf I think we'll still go via I80-680. According to Google maps, it adds only 4 minutes to the drive versus hwys 12 - 160. Just in case the opening is delayed, woul...
by Vernonn
Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rio Vista - Antioch Bridge Work??
Replies: 7
Views: 1617

Re: Rio Vista - Antioch Bridge Work??

We usually head to Russo's via 12-160 from Sacramento for tournaments. So knowing the bridgework schedule will be important.

We'll use I-80 - 680 to hwy 4 instead.


Thanks Mike.

-vernon
by Vernonn
Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rio Vista - Antioch Bridge Work??
Replies: 7
Views: 1617

Rio Vista - Antioch Bridge Work??

Does anyone know if they are still closing the bridge at Threemile Slough at nights. Trying to see if it's usable early Saturday morning.

Thanks!
-vernon
by Vernonn
Wed Feb 12, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ABA Clear Lake
Replies: 8
Views: 1754

Re: ABA Clear Lake

I'm not sure if this link will work for future news : it might only show current info.
http://americanbass.com/index.php/en/no ... nfilters=0
by Vernonn
Tue Jan 21, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Oroville Lake Boat launch
Replies: 1
Views: 726

Re: Oroville Lake Boat launch

Looks like Bidwell and Spillway are open. Spillway is almost done, but Bidwell can go quite a bit further down.

current level (as of 1/21/14) is 701ft

http://www.lakeoroville.net/boating-overview
by Vernonn
Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Transducer Installation Help
Replies: 9
Views: 1016

Re: Transducer Installation Help

Nice to have names to these rigging thingies...
http://www.thmarine.com/products/Riggin ... al-Rigging
by Vernonn
Fri Jan 03, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Farewell.....Montana Bound
Replies: 20
Views: 3549

Re: Farewell.....Montana Bound

I remember Bob had taysays software or something like that? Small intimate group that I can remember logging on to say good night to everyone :) talking to people who could not sleep etc. Always appreciated some good advice from Cooch with a key board and a cold beer :) Bob Taylor's software was Ta...
by Vernonn
Thu Aug 15, 2013 2:09 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ranger Trail Trailer Jack
Replies: 7
Views: 3170

Re: Ranger Trail Trailer Jack

Just replaced mine same problem. Greased it every year had prblems for the last year or so then just wouldn't extend all the way Medfish, did you replace it yourself or take it to the shop? I read it's about $80 to order from Ranger. I'm going to try flipping the jack upside down and remove the whe...
by Vernonn
Wed Aug 14, 2013 12:21 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ranger Trail Trailer Jack
Replies: 7
Views: 3170

Re: Ranger Trail Trailer Jack

My 2007 trailer has a zerk fitting on the jack for grease. Does yours? Yes. This zerk feeds grease to the top of the jack where handle turns the gears, but not to the jack screw shaft. I've taken the top off and sprayed WD40 down the top to see if penetrant makes its way down. But it doesn't reliev...
by Vernonn
Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:19 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ranger Trail Trailer Jack
Replies: 7
Views: 3170

Ranger Trail Trailer Jack

I have a 2004 Ranger Trail trailer with a frame mounted jack. The jack is squealing and is getting hard to turn.
I've taken the plastic cap off the top and sprayed it with lube without any effect. Anyone have any remedies?

Thanks!

-vernon
by Vernonn
Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: POLL Top reasons why you don't fish tournaments
Replies: 43
Views: 8082

Re: POLL Top reasons why you don't fish tournaments

dam I miss the old days... sadly they are gone forever. the pussification of America is in full effect. The first tournament I ever fished when I moved from so cal to nor cal was against Gary Dobyns, Kent Brown, Dennis Parika, Marcel Colin, Andre Moore, Mike Vanwagner, Mike Reynolds etc etc etc.. I...
by Vernonn
Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Disabling surge brakes
Replies: 11
Views: 4420

Re: Disabling surge brakes

by Vernonn
Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Disabling surge brakes
Replies: 11
Views: 4420

Re: Disabling surge brakes

What are the condition of the suspension springs? I wonder if your spring is broken and the brakes actuating might cause the tire to rub on the fender on one side?

-vernon
by Vernonn
Fri May 31, 2013 9:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: First time on delta...HELP
Replies: 6
Views: 1240

Re: First time on delta...HELP

You don't have to stray too far from reservior tactics. Dropshot on 12lb line, weightless senkos, brushhogs, Sweet Beavers, will all work at times. shallow cranks. Look for weedlines with 3 to 5 ft of water. You can throws Spooks and poppers too. Weed and algae is growing in and covering the shallow...
by Vernonn
Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Berryessa on the books for Ultimate Bass University Tue
Replies: 1
Views: 459

Re: Lake Berryessa on the books for Ultimate Bass University

kb wrote:Same bat time, same bat channel:




Hmmmm, late 60's TV... Unfortunately, I remember it well.

-vernon
by Vernonn
Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mark Daniels Jr... Wins TBF National Championship
Replies: 17
Views: 2419

Re: Mark Daniels Jr... Wins TBF National Championship

Congratulations to Mark and the Hi's Tackle Team!!!

-vernon
by Vernonn
Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: T-H Marine Two Way Alarm
Replies: 0
Views: 285

T-H Marine Two Way Alarm

Does anyone have one of these installed in their boat? Thoughts? By the description, it seems like it is only a shock alarm (goes off when bumped). So I imagine you can't use this system to protect your boat when it's at a dock in the water. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8anTkQl82q4 Anyone have any...
by Vernonn
Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Folsom Motels?
Replies: 7
Views: 1023

Re: Folsom Motels?

Harding Blvd has some single or two level hotels. I think they are less expensive than the ones around East Roseville Parkway or North Sunrise blvd. Herritage Inn and Best Western Inn https://maps.google.com/maps?q=inns&hl=en&ll=38.747733,-121.269118&spn=0.006343,0.009602&sll=38.7477...
by Vernonn
Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Folsom Motels?
Replies: 7
Views: 1023

Re: Folsom Motels?

Dom, Not sure if you'll get many responses and I'd hate to see you left hanging with this question. The FuturePro folks might have an answer. Most of the hotels are to the west of Folsom Lake down Douglas. You'll have to call around to see which of these hotel have outlets in the parking lots. https...
by Vernonn
Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Folsom Granite Bay Ramp
Replies: 4
Views: 823

Re: Folsom Granite Bay Ramp

I was there last Friday. The main ramp is open and there were two docks for your use.

Quite a few boats were out there! Fishing was pretty good. Look shallower for fish. They were not very deep. Eggs popping out on some.

-vernon

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