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by milehi
Sun May 27, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Dad's first double digit largeouth
Replies: 6
Views: 1160

Re: Dad's first double digit largeouth

Tom, you sure?
by milehi
Mon May 14, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 5 Rescued at Lake Oroville from Boat Crash; at least 1 dead
Replies: 11
Views: 3292

Re: 5 Rescued at Lake Oroville from Boat Crash; at least 1 dead

I had a friend who called it the freeway complex, only way people know how to drive. Boats to big, people to me first, shame but the way it is. I fish a 700 acre private lake docks full of giant wakeboard boats driven by people who've never been told no in their lives, down right scary. I give it up...
by milehi
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Motorguide tour edition foot pedal/steering cables
Replies: 5
Views: 479

Re: Motorguide tour edition foot pedal/steering cables

Bought a tm mount from Nick yesterday, got it today
by milehi
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Motorguide tour edition foot pedal/steering cables
Replies: 5
Views: 479

Re: Motorguide tour edition foot pedal/steering cables

Trolling motor doctor, 800 944 9446. Nicks a good guy, call him in the morning ship it that day usuually
by milehi
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat carpet
Replies: 12
Views: 931

Re: Boat carpet

Really nice work, guessing you're a tradesman of some type. If you replace the jockey box let us know where you found an outlet, I sure can't
by milehi
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Where to smallmouth fish in Western oregon?
Replies: 11
Views: 736

Re: Where to smallmouth fish in Western oregon?

nowhere near portland
by milehi
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Nutria
Replies: 4
Views: 1590

Re: Nutria

When I lived in Oregon they were all over, sure they still are. Bad dudes
by milehi
Sun Jan 28, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: HDS-5 replacement
Replies: 4
Views: 763

Re: HDS-5 replacement

When I put a 5 on the bow of my old champ I upgraded to I believe 10 gauge, following what the book said. Has to do with how far the run is. Going to replace it with a 7, sure it will be more than enough
by milehi
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Helix 5 vs Helix 7
Replies: 6
Views: 578

Re: Helix 5 vs Helix 7

Good call, the hands & knees description was perfect
by milehi
Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Helix 5 vs Helix 7
Replies: 6
Views: 578

Re: Helix 5 vs Helix 7

Agonized between a 5 or a 7, went with a 5 & it was a mistake, just to hard to see even with a a ram mount. Going to lick my wounds & get a 7
by milehi
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Dunlaps
Replies: 0
Views: 347

Dunlaps

Anyone have contact info for them?
by milehi
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lowrance or Hummingbird
Replies: 8
Views: 1818

Re: Lowrance or Hummingbird

I agonized over putting a helix 5 or 7 on the bow, Went with the 5, big mistake for an old guy like me. Even with the ram mount just to hard to see
by milehi
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Deep Jerkbaits
Replies: 3
Views: 917

Re: Deep Jerkbaits

Believe Rebel had a video showing how to use these things that came with them? I'm old, memory not that great
by milehi
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Deep Jerkbaits
Replies: 3
Views: 917

Re: Deep Jerkbaits

The old Rebel Spoonbills are great baits. Wrap some solder on the hooks, get down & stay there. Pull them rather than jerk, great cold water bait
by milehi
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Trophy Bass book
Replies: 13
Views: 1299

Re: New Trophy Bass book

Thanks Tom. You always hear stories. My buddies & I who fish Arrowhead almost exclusively have a rule, guessed weight & no pictures, you didn't catch it. got a weighted 8 out of big bear 30+ years ago, couple of 7 evens here, always wonder if I'm missing the boat
by milehi
Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Trophy Bass book
Replies: 13
Views: 1299

Re: New Trophy Bass book

Hey Tom, off subject a bit buy know you are familiar with the area, what do you think our so cal mountain lakes are capable of, size wise
by milehi
Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What would be a good reel for ?
Replies: 13
Views: 948

Re: What would be a good reel for ?

Flipping & pitching is about all I do 10 months of the year. For straight flipping I use a quantum kvd 7-1 & a lews SSG1Sh, 7-1. Pitching, skipping a curado 100
by milehi
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Trophy Bass book
Replies: 13
Views: 1299

Re: New Trophy Bass book

When I first became hooked on bass fishing backed in the mid 70s in Corvallis, Oregon, I could go a year fishing ponds & sloughs & never see another fisherman. Stan was the first writer I came across that was a northwest guy, good writer & good bass guy+ loved the hat. Saw a piece a few ...
by milehi
Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Trophy Bass book
Replies: 13
Views: 1299

Re: New Trophy Bass book

Thanks Tom, a fun read even if it is mostly about rich Texans. Curious if you have ever read anything by Edwin Bauer, very old, or Stan Fagerstom
by milehi
Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Blade Baiting
Replies: 10
Views: 1556

Re: Blade Baiting

What is that bait? I've been throwing silver buddys for years, great bait but don't know that one
by milehi
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: custom painting lure recommendation
Replies: 7
Views: 820

Re: custom painting lure recommendation

Just curious, crawdad brown?
by milehi
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cooch's services Today 11/18
Replies: 19
Views: 2728

Re: Cooch's services Today 11/18

I wasn't lucky enough to know him, but loved his sharing of knowledge. seemed like a guy respected & loved by so many, don't understand how some local toury could keep people away from his service. Probably another derby next month, Cooch is gone
by milehi
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Big Smallmouth
Replies: 4
Views: 937

Re: Big Smallmouth

Should have seen that. So the lakes freeze over? Curious way you quit smallmouth fishing
by milehi
Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Big Smallmouth
Replies: 4
Views: 937

Re: Big Smallmouth

You on the eastern side?
by milehi
Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RIP Larry Reed
Replies: 2
Views: 737

Re: RIP Larry Reed

Such a shame! My old friend Bob Alexander was a long time partner of his, spoke highly of him. Happening to much lately
by milehi
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Year of the Big Bass
Replies: 16
Views: 1796

Re: Year of the Big Bass

ActuallyPiru I think
by milehi
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Year of the Big Bass
Replies: 16
Views: 1796

Re: Year of the Big Bass

Didn't Bill Siemantal get a 13 something northern from there?
by milehi
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Year of the Big Bass
Replies: 16
Views: 1796

Re: Year of the Big Bass

come on Tom, 7+ pure strain northern is one hell of a fish. You got one back in the day at big bear you'd have been pretty excited
by milehi
Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Frogs on a mat scaring fish
Replies: 12
Views: 1589

Re: Frogs on a mat scaring fish

when carp spook they're gone, bass come back, betting bass
by milehi
Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Respecting other anglers
Replies: 30
Views: 3204

Re: Respecting other anglers

Guess I'm dense, but why do tourney guys have more right to the water than a non tourney guy chomping at the bit all week to get out an stick a few
by milehi
Tue May 16, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Congratulations Dennis Taylor and Jay Poore
Replies: 3
Views: 619

Re: Congratulations Dennis Taylor and Jay Poore

Congrats Jay & Dennis, old farts do rule though I won't know!
by milehi
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ribbett rollover
Replies: 2
Views: 571

Ribbett rollover

Anyone have an answer to get these to stop rolling over? Don't know that it makes a difference but it bugs me
by milehi
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Paycheck Punch Stops
Replies: 7
Views: 1330

Re: Paycheck Punch Stops

Flat toothpick
by milehi
Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bouncing Big Bass at Lake Perris
Replies: 11
Views: 2569

Re: Bouncing Big Bass at Lake Perris

Bounce them with care! Guess the slime cost issue no longer matters
by milehi
Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: curado 200
Replies: 0
Views: 287

curado 200

Looking for a curado 200DHSV, 7-1
by milehi
Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: side imaging
Replies: 14
Views: 1251

Re: side imaging

What I wanted to know. Had decided on the hummingbird for those reasons. Thanks again to all
by milehi
Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: side imaging
Replies: 14
Views: 1251

Re: side imaging

Whoopbas hits it about right. 760 acres, wall to wall docks, fishing here 30+ years. Always been curious what I leave behind. Never cruise the docks with the big motor, you'd lose half your time. Docks range from shallow to deep so I think it's worth it for me to side scan. What about using a 5, scr...
by milehi
Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: side imaging
Replies: 14
Views: 1251

Re: side imaging

amglad I posted this. so SI doesn't work in weeds? We got them, pond, milfoil, elodea, not emergent on a whole cause they control it some. Thanks for all the great info, glad to see not everyone is tech savy, must be a bunch old people out there. I am
by milehi
Sun Feb 19, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: side imaging
Replies: 14
Views: 1251

Re: side imaging

Thanks guys. I'm very low tech, trying to go as simple as I can. Want one unit with side scan, gps, other with gps, down scan. must have chrip. Boat only is on a private lake so mapping & such not needed. Thinking hummingbird cause they seem to be a little less expensive, which I need as a retir...
by milehi
Sat Feb 18, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: on board charger
Replies: 1
Views: 318

on board charger

My 3 bank charger is blowing the 10 amp on the last battery, any ideas?
by milehi
Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: side imaging
Replies: 14
Views: 1251

Re: side imaging

MT, thanks. My though is to have it up front so I can see all the fish I'm missing! The way my lake is set up you can drop the trolling motor & do docks for an hour or so & never start the big motor. Not overly tech savy, gonna be asking more questions here.
by milehi
Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: side imaging
Replies: 14
Views: 1251

side imaging

going to replace my old old finders and one of many questions I have is side imaging. do I need it.The lake I fish is wall to wall docks and I spend pretty much all my time flipping, pitching, skipping them, so I'm usually fairly close. Does it work that way, being not more than 20' away? Looking at...
by milehi
Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Norcal.fishreports at it again
Replies: 10
Views: 1582

Re: Norcal.fishreports at it again

I personally think boat flopping, letting them flop around on the carpet is a hell of a lot more harmful than somebody keeping some
by milehi
Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 2000

Re: Jig head epoxy

gotta look good at the ramp
by milehi
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 2000

Re: Jig head epoxy

Think I'll just keep carrying a touch up bottle of nail polish in the boat
by milehi
Sat Jan 07, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 2000

Re: Jig head epoxy

Sounds like a business to me! I've seen your jigs, long ago, things of beauty. I have a good friend who makes great working topwater swimbaits, beautiful paint jobs, much in demand by locals on the lakes he fishes. so far has stuck to his guns & make only what & when he wants. thanks, all th...
by milehi
Sat Jan 07, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 2000

Re: Jig head epoxy

Hey jigging4bass, thanks so much for your help, I will check that site out. A million years ago I used to make ball head jigs for myself & some friends, unpainted, always worked great. What do you think, do we make to much of it? Course I'm on a lake with no real pressure. Thanks again
by milehi
Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 2000

Re: Jig head epoxy

Hey, fun post.
by milehi
Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head epoxy
Replies: 32
Views: 2000

Re: Jig head epoxy

I've given every type head a shot, arkie style by far the best. footballs will not work

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