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by ash
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BBT - Mother Lode Results
Replies: 1
Views: 308

Re: BBT - Mother Lode Results

Congrats to Emily and Billy on their win. 82 boat field is impressive great job to Kevin Cheek and crew.
by ash
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rule changes and competition twists for 2020 on MLF Bass Pro Tour
Replies: 5
Views: 793

Re: Rule changes and competition twists for 2020 on MLF Bass Pro Tour

Good idea the dunk fest was getting tired
by ash
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Amazing Deal from ABU Garcia 60% off MGX Reel
Replies: 7
Views: 975

Re: Amazing Deal from ABU Garcia 60% off MGX Reel

I ordered a 30 series as well, 60%off on this excellent reel is no joke. Hope to see some pictures of your catches on it this year :wink:
by ash
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BBT - 1/18 Motherload Opener Lake McClure
Replies: 2
Views: 523

Re: BBT - 1/18 Motherload Opener Lake McClure

I hope all the participants have a great tournament and we see some big bags come across the scales! :D
by ash
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Amazing Deal from ABU Garcia 60% off MGX Reel
Replies: 7
Views: 975

Amazing Deal from ABU Garcia 60% off MGX Reel

Amazing Deal from ABU Garcia 60% off MGX Reel
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http://www.abugarcia.com/

These aren't going to last.
by ash
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: BBT - 1/18 Motherload Opener Lake McClure
Replies: 2
Views: 523

Re: BBT - 1/18 Motherload Opener Lake McClure

Should be a great event, to start the season
by ash
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Big Bass Baits
Replies: 12
Views: 1453

Re: Big Bass Baits

Canopy Grenades jig with a Berkley Max Scent Creature hog. I have caught my biggest fish on the jig!
by ash
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ISE 2020 Role Call
Replies: 11
Views: 1474

Re: ISE 2020 Role Call

Looks like KB has a killer lineup on the Demo tank. It’s always great to catch up with old friends and make new ones.
by ash
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 11.12 to Win McClure | BBT Results Jan 11
Replies: 1
Views: 500

Re: 11.12 to Win McClure | BBT Results Jan 11

Congrats to Steven and Jerrod I wonder if they’ll be fishing BBT Motherload this Saturday
by ash
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: First SWIMBAIT FISH of 2020 | New Melones Lake
Replies: 6
Views: 2745

Re: First SWIMBAIT FISH of 2020 | New Melones Lake

great job Caleb that is a donkey on that light setup. Great time of year to catch the bigguns, see you at the ISE show.
by ash
Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ISE 2020 Role Call
Replies: 11
Views: 1474

Re: ISE 2020 Role Call

Looking forward to it KB man that Lowrance booth is going to be busy with the new Ghost on display!
by ash
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ISE 2020 Role Call
Replies: 11
Views: 1474

ISE 2020 Role Call

Ok ISE is just two weeks away Jan 16-19th I know I will be there with my son and friends on Saturday 18th. I'll probably be lurking by the Berkley Fishing and Abu Garcia booth, or scoping out the Phoenix Rods, which are conveniently across the aisle to Fisherman's Warehouse. Perhaps drool over the B...
by ash
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New chatterblade
Replies: 14
Views: 2376

Re: New chatterblade

Hey Jigs, Ive got no love for Zman or affiliations. I do have love for several lure builders that received the aforementioned letters and had to change their designs to an inferior design. So really it was more about having an even playing field amongst competitors but your not interested in hearing...
by ash
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Opinions on GLX Warranty Submission
Replies: 9
Views: 774

Re: Opinions on GLX Warranty Submission

The crappy part is that you just got the rod and looking at the break it doesnt look to me like it broke from being smashed in a car door. Having to pay an additional 100 bucks for a brand new rod sucks for that you could have gotten an IMX.
by ash
Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New chatterblade
Replies: 14
Views: 2376

Re: New chatterblade

This is great you’re absolutely in the wrong legally and ethically as other bladed jig companies have been forced to change their designs because of Zmans aggressive resolve to protect their patents and I point that out I’m wrong? You dm me staying you sold over 120 but because it’s not on the “open...
by ash
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New chatterblade
Replies: 14
Views: 2376

Re: New chatterblade

Very true you can build the very same thing they build i dont see why you would want to. Also there nothing they can say if there not sold on the open market. Very true you can infringe on patents personally as long as you don't sell them. I guess it was silly of me to think that the owner and desi...
by ash
Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New chatterblade
Replies: 14
Views: 2376

Re: New chatterblade

looks good jigs, i would hope that there is a split ring between the jig eye and the blade or expect a letter from Zman. They are aggressive in protecting their patent.

thank you
by ash
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Where to sign up for co-angler???
Replies: 2
Views: 689

Re: Where to sign up for co-angler???

I agree that perhaps CA Bass Federation or even a local Bass Club would be a great start! Folsom Bass Team meets every first Wednesday of the month in Folsom https://folsombassteam.com/ of course if you dont live in that area ask at the local tackle store about local clubs. Where do you live and wha...
by ash
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: So......A little info for an old fisherman....
Replies: 9
Views: 1475

Re: So......A little info for an old fisherman....

Welcome back Steve! As a lot of guys have already suggested lots has changed and nothing has really changed. The more recent reels are a lower profile, lighter and cast with more efficiency. I still have some of the OG Curado Bantams but i have been replacing them out over the last couple of years. ...
by ash
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rust stains in live well
Replies: 6
Views: 723

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: 2292

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: 1231

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: 930

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: 839

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: 711

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: 739

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: 2976

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: 2094

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: 2094

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: 2094

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: 1648

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: 1468

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: 1498

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: 863

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: 362

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: 1050

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: 1573

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: 795

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: 795

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: 774

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: 463

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: 1050

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: 774

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: 1648

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: 914

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: 747

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: 832

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: 4894

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: 873

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: 181

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...

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