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by ash
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rust stains in live well
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Re: Rust stains in live well

i never tried to get it out of mine, i would consider anything food grade and plastic safe a good option. My go to would be baking soda and a green pad.
by ash
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: SOUTH ENTRANCE TO MILDRED DANGER!
Replies: 10
Views: 2094

Re: SOUTH ENTRANCE TO MILDRED DANGER!

Great Post, i saw this on Facebook and didnt think about sharing it here. it sounds like the pipe has shifted off and now is an obstruction. So many of us are conditioned to be able to go in and out of there on plane its no bueno.
by ash
Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Strike King Lure Co. files notice of layoffs
Replies: 4
Views: 1092

Re: Strike King Lure Co. files notice of layoffs

kb wrote:Strike King is not closing they are moving their distribution center to Springfield, MO where Lew's is located as well. This is the only layoffs as some of the people may not relocate to Springfield.


Makes total sense KB, centralized DC to better serve the customers.
by ash
Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Power Outage Info for WWBT at Clear Lake
Replies: 1
Views: 824

Re: Power Outage Info for WWBT at Clear Lake

Bump - Good Luck to all anglers fishing this event. I know it's an important one so be prepared and keep mentally sharp!
by ash
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boatmasters- Livermore, anyone use them ?
Replies: 14
Views: 700

Re: Boatmasters- Livermore, anyone use them ?

By Far the best in the area. Sometimes there is a long wait to get in, but that says it all.. A lot of people Want them to work on their boats. Shop with confidence Good to see a post by RaiderMike - i know BoatMasters has helped him out on several occasions and all that i hear is how great they ar...
by ash
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What size Rod for Wopper Plopper ?
Replies: 7
Views: 602

Re: What size Rod for Wopper Plopper ?

If your swimbait rod works for frogs, it will work for ploppers. Agreed i run my ploppers on my open water frog rod. I like the Phoenix feather 7'3" XH or the Abu Garcia Veritas Rod MODEL # VTSC73-7 http://www.abugarcia.com/abugarcia-rods-casting-rods/abu-garcia-veritas-casting/1447313.html#st...
by ash
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Don Pedro Fall Bass Fishing (VIDEO)
Replies: 2
Views: 675

Re: Lake Don Pedro Fall Bass Fishing (VIDEO)

Very cool, thanks for sharing the Video Brass Monkey - thats funky monkey
by ash
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: jerkbaits
Replies: 16
Views: 2795

Re: jerkbaits

Ive had a few very fruitful days on the river with a jerkbait in hand - As Gary said the mouths of marinas, dead end sloughs etc... watching birds work is also a key factor i have been in em hot both strippers and largies running boils. The most effective was hanging it up in the grass of teh outsid...
by ash
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: High participation tournament cost turning fishermen away
Replies: 20
Views: 1882

Re: High participation tournament cost turning fishermen away

Fortunately we still have several organizations still hanging in there to give us a LOT of choices. WE as the competitive angler need to support them with your time, hard cash :), and good respect and spirits. Tell them when they are doing a good job and provide constructive ideas to improve. My .0...
by ash
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: High participation tournament cost turning fishermen away
Replies: 20
Views: 1882

Re: High participation tournament cost turning fishermen away

Thanks ACP BBT is always looking for feedback from the Anglers and the BBT has a steering committee that meets annually to review suggestions and make any changes that may be necessary. There have been a lot of changes in the tournament and bass fishing world over the last decade look at how youth a...
by ash
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: High participation tournament cost turning fishermen away
Replies: 20
Views: 1882

Re: High participation tournament cost turning fishermen away

Back in the day the there were a lot of prize boats given away for a reasonable entry fee for the Draw & Pro-Am tournaments but now your paying over $800+ to fish as a Pro with the possability of winning $20,000 if enough guys enter & you're able to cash in on all the contingencies. Won Bas...
by ash
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lure ID
Replies: 8
Views: 1393

Re: Lure ID

I think it is a Buck Perry Spoonplug. You are Correct that is a Spoon Plug - and if ya dont know Buck Perry or his contributions to the sport you can start here https://www.bassmaster.com/news/perrys-influence-bass-fishing-world Essentially Buck Perry was one of the first to write and speak about h...
by ash
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 32.21 to Win Pedro WON BY MORE THAN 12 LBS | CA Bass Federation Final Results
Replies: 1
Views: 1418

Re: 32.21 to Win Pedro WON BY MORE THAN 12 LBS | CA Bass Federation Final Results

Incredible GG nearly lapped second place with his victory! Congrats Greg on your Federation Win.
by ash
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Heavy Cover Combat
Replies: 10
Views: 1365

Re: Heavy Cover Combat

Caleb.Smith wrote:
mark poulson wrote:Nice video, once again.
When does you dad get his boat back?


He actually got it back last week. Looks brand new!



Great to hear, i look forward to seeing you and your pops at the BBT TOC.
by ash
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Wacky O-rings slipping off yum dingers
Replies: 8
Views: 779

Re: Wacky O-rings slipping off yum dingers

Fish the Berkeley General - I dont have this issue :D Also check out Frenzy Baits Wacky Saddle or just step down a size in your O-ring - I get mine at ACE two different sizes
by ash
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Purchasing used boat/motor inspection
Replies: 2
Views: 330

Re: Purchasing used boat/motor inspection

C&C Marina, Bucks Outboards, Gone Fishing, any reputable outboard mechanic will be able to look it over. Your friend may want to ask for the latest compression test, service history, and hour break down before even taking it to a mechanic. Ask the previous owner where it was serviced etc...
by ash
Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Truck Break in at Folsom Lake
Replies: 8
Views: 970

Re: Truck Break in at Folsom Lake

or transporting yourself to and from fishing. Careful out there giving legal advice - this portion of the law right here needs a lot more of a qualification - if you are walking to your fishing spot that is transporting to and from not in your vehicle - When in doubt ask an attorney or even a frien...
by ash
Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California officials threatened with jail byTrump admin over Shasta (McCLoud river project)
Replies: 19
Views: 1354

Re: California officials threatened with jail byTrump admin over Shasta (McCLoud river project)

Chad Sweitzer wrote:If these fish can swim into Shasta I'm all for it. Those spots will feed on the salmon if they stock them small enough.
Chad if this is the case the Spotted Bass will be put on the kill list as they are non native fish killing native endangered species
by ash
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2 rods or one
Replies: 5
Views: 732

Re: 2 rods or one

Ohnoillegalfish wrote:Eh might as well just go with a medium because I only fish in lakes or rivers with no rocks and only throw nightcrawlers and senkos


Whatever floats your worms -
by ash
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2 rods or one
Replies: 5
Views: 732

Re: 2 rods or one

The most versatile rod for bass fishing is a medium heavy rod if you were going to just get one of the two you mentioned i would go with the 704. This power rod may not be "the best" for every technique but it'll allow you ample versatility.
by ash
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Which 36 volt trolling motor is the most reliable
Replies: 7
Views: 712

Re: Which 36 volt trolling motor is the most reliable

3000 - 3300 depending on size / style is what i am seeing but they wont be available until December.
by ash
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Reel
Replies: 5
Views: 407

Re: Reel

Check out the Revo S Spinning Reel this should balance well with your new rod and with the Carbon Matrix frame.

https://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Abu_Garcia_REVO_S_Spinning_Reel/descpage-RCS.html
by ash
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Truck Break in at Folsom Lake
Replies: 8
Views: 970

Re: Truck Break in at Folsom Lake

this sucks rob - damn tweekers suck - sorry this happened and thank you for the heads up
by ash
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Which 36 volt trolling motor is the most reliable
Replies: 7
Views: 712

Re: Which 36 volt trolling motor is the most reliable

Dont forget the Lowrance Ghost will be on the market very soon. I saw Ish Monroe's this weekend, up close and personal and if i was getting a new TM right now - id go Ghost so quiet i mean on deployment on moving on everything and its fully integrated into Lowrance. Very cool :D
by ash
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lure ID
Replies: 8
Views: 1393

Re: confirming Marks' I.D.

Richard - Sonora wrote:Mother Lode (not mother load).
Richard - Sonora


Hmm to understand the distinction do a google search images with no filter :lol:
by ash
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: BASS FEST 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 869

Re: BASS FEST 2019

Hope to see some Westernbass guys down at the Bassfest this weekend
by ash
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 14lb Bass - Caught on Berkely Big Game Lake Comanche
Replies: 1
Views: 708

14lb Bass - Caught on Berkely Big Game Lake Comanche

Wow - Lake Comanche kickin out a Big Ol Pig, caught on a jig with Berkeley Big Game line. That Big Game was the first i ever spooled onto a bait caster and still is a premier Monofilament line. https://www.wired2fish.com/news/angler-catches-14-pound-bass/?fbclid=IwAR2yx14YSk3aWW7Bpo8r0715MhqHzXEQ7wE...
by ash
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta 9-10-19 report
Replies: 1
Views: 778

Re: Delta 9-10-19 report

Awesome report, I am sure your son was stoked!
by ash
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing Tides In the Delta?
Replies: 35
Views: 4649

Re: Fishing Tides In the Delta?

RIP - I miss hearing his HAR HAR and booming voice both on-line and out on the river.
by ash
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 9/8/19 Delta report
Replies: 8
Views: 750

Re: 9/8/19 Delta report

I like that flip to the grass clump while your adjusting your graph, i recognize that hook set - damn grass my bait is clogged up - oh shoots that a fish :D Slowing down on the outside got your better fish of the footage. thanks for the share - I sub'd and encourage others who watch to like and sub ...
by ash
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BASS FEST 2019 - Who will claim the belt?
Replies: 0
Views: 162

BASS FEST 2019 - Who will claim the belt?

The BassFest is only a couple days away. The Vendor Expo is happening Saturday and Sunday. Your shot at the championship belt is Sunday!!! Come on out and see the great products from our supporting companies. Rhusty Hook Phenix Rods & Accessories Abu Garcia Berkley Fishing IMA Optimum Baits Elit...
by ash
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: stainless steel or standard nut
Replies: 6
Views: 445

Re: stainless steel or standard nut

Standard Nut - has always been good for me and occasionally check for tightness between trips - especially after a bumpy day.
by ash
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Quagga sticker needed early Saturday Lakeport
Replies: 8
Views: 504

Re: Quagga sticker needed early Saturday Lakeport

I would call Jimmy at Clear Lake Bait and Tackle to see what time he will be open this weekend. I know the shop typically opens at 6am but sometimes they will adjust if there is a tournament. Also too it's THE place to stop adn shop when heading out to Clear Lake. Phone: (707) 994-4399
by ash
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: BBT 2020 Schedule
Replies: 1
Views: 904

Re: BBT 2020 Schedule

Great Looking Schedule BBT!
by ash
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Pic A Lure
Replies: 1
Views: 390

Re: Pic A Lure

i think you can find them right next to the color C lector - honestly i didnt know this existed until now. Have you tried ebay?
by ash
Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What's your favorite thing about the Delta?
Replies: 22
Views: 1586

Re: What's your favorite thing about the Delta?

Great Question Monte - for me it's that i truly believe with any given cast that i can hook a giant! The Delta has provided me with the best days of fishing and the worse - sometimes back to back. There is a mystery to the Delta, it's never the same to me. I love the sounds, and sights watching it f...
by ash
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Restore the Delta
Replies: 11
Views: 557

Re: Restore the Delta

Mark - I'm no Trump supporter - but to be fair and balanced the California Legislators have all but turned their backs on the environmental impacts of water diversion long before the current president took office. For me this is a bipartisan issue as the money is the influence not a party line.
by ash
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CONTROL EXPERIMENT to help us solve the riddle of what makes trailers slow jig fall VIDEO
Replies: 2
Views: 3430

Re: CONTROL EXPERIMENT to help us solve the riddle of what makes trailers slow jig fall VIDEO

Great Video showing the difference in ROF between jig trailers. Another thing that one needs to consider is water displacement and this video touches on that as well. Something to think about before you tie on your next Canopy Grenades jig :D
by ash
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta lure colors
Replies: 6
Views: 768

Re: Delta lure colors

Right now the crawdads and bluegill are still king - watermelon red flake, big texan, black and red, pumpkin candy, junebug. Once we start to get the cooler weather you'll see more shad showing up. For me a Berkley Champ Swimmer in Sexy Shad or Sight Flash - dippy dye the tail Chartreuse if you want...
by ash
Tue Aug 27, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 22.25 to Win the Delta | BBT Results and Winner's Report Aug 24
Replies: 2
Views: 693

Re: 22.25 to Win the Delta | BBT Results and Winner's Report Aug 24

Great job to Chris and Ryan on their win, you guys are always great competitors and sportsmen.
by ash
Tue Aug 27, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BBT Top 10 Finish at Clear Lake !
Replies: 3
Views: 744

Re: BBT Top 10 Finish at Clear Lake !

Great job and awesome video!
by ash
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Your Shaky Head Main Line ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1464

Re: Your Shaky Head Main Line ?

Great info here! What knot are you guys tying to the bait itself with the fluorocarbon? I've been having a lot of knots break using a Palomar and am now tying the double improved clinch knot... :? My go to is still the Palomar knot and a close second is the double San Diego Jam knot - i really like...
by ash
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Your Shaky Head Main Line ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1464

Re: Your Shaky Head Main Line ?

While I don't have Double G's resume by any means my setup is similar. Berkely X9 Braid in 12lb, with Trilene 100% Fluorocarbon leader in 8 or 10 lb depending on where i am fishing. At Clear Lake and Delta its typically the 10lb. I use a blood knot connection and haven't had issues with it. Tightlin...
by ash
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BBT ClearLake Northern Region Aug 17
Replies: 1
Views: 459

Re: BBT ClearLake Northern Region

Mark and I will be crashing the party to hang with the Northern guys for the day. Should be a great bite!
by ash
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Where to stay at Clear Lake?
Replies: 9
Views: 993

Re: Where to stay at Clear Lake?

Andrew5414 wrote:Skylark shore great place


I agree if i was going up with my family for a few days I would try to get into Skylark as my first choice and Konokti as my second.
by ash
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Wrecked Brand New Boat. Windy Wednesday Nighter Ep14
Replies: 12
Views: 3485

Re: Wrecked Brand New Boat. Windy Wedbesday Nighter Ep14

Wow - I'm so sorry to hear this happened to you and pops. I've had a near miss and stuffed it into the tulles luckily not a levee wall. I'm glad that you and pops are doing well and I'm sure the Insurance company will step in and get your basscat back up to good.
by ash
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: "Delta" craw colored chatterbait
Replies: 12
Views: 3685

Re: "Delta" craw colored chatterbait

FMTC Voodoo, D&M - Pirahna, and Blade Runner Wobble Heads - all three companies make an excellent vibrating jig for the delta. Word of advice, wire tie the rubber collar so that they last more than a season.
by ash
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta quantity over quality tip
Replies: 12
Views: 1697

Re: Delta quantity over quality tip

Thanks for the "tip" I think it's great especially for those that are looking to take their friends and families out who may not be the next KVD and just want a fun day of fishing. These shakers and lots of action are what hooks kids check out the new Berkley Fishing Power Bait in Straight...
by ash
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Which cull clips to buy
Replies: 4
Views: 674

Re: Which cull clips to buy

https://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Cal_Coast_Fishing_Clip-N-Cull_20_Culling_System/descpage-CCFCNC.html

Cal Coast Clip N Cull 2.0 is what i have been using great product, great company and ownership. Give them a cull :D
by ash
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Slack Tide on Dirty D
Replies: 2
Views: 770

Re: Slack Tide on Dirty D

Monte too many variables I’ve seen it sometimes where it feels like it stays slack forever and some days where it feels like she just turned around. Depends on where your at in the system, how big the swing is. But as a 30year veteran I’m sure you know you fish the tide you got or run to the tide ya...

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