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by Robb R
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: PETA condemns fishing as “cruel” harassment
Replies: 14
Views: 2793

Re: PETA condemns fishing as “cruel” harassment

I just want to put a bunch of PETA lovers in room full of hungry spiders , all types of spiders ( big ,little , hairy , ugly etc..) , lock the door and watch how nice they are to those poor little spiders.
by Robb R
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: PETA condemns fishing as “cruel” harassment
Replies: 14
Views: 2793

Re: PETA condemns fishing as “cruel” harassment

PETA , simply another liberal organization that hires young out of work fully indoctrinated , living with mommy and daddy wanna be lawyers . I was getting some coffee at my local Starbucks and there were about 8-10 "drama " queen teenage girls wearing PETA shirts . Some of them wearing lea...
by Robb R
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Your Favorite Line and why? Mono or Floro
Replies: 10
Views: 915

Re: Your Favorite Line and why? Mono or Floro

Mono (actually co-poly): McCoy's Mean Green Fluoro: Seaguar Invizx Reason for both: Supple, very manageable line. Pleasure to cast. Yes, as with any other line, they do start to coil after being on a reel for a while, so when that starts happening, replace and enjoy happy casting again. A simple so...
by Robb R
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Abu Garcia S20 Back spins on hook set
Replies: 7
Views: 402

Re: Abu Garcia S20 Back spins on hook set

back in the day , my very first Garcia baitcaster was a 5000D ( around 1976) I think it had a 3 to 1 gear ratio . I was in a high school fishing club and several of my fishing buddies had the same reel . It would turn the handle backwards when the drag was going out . We all called them " knuck...
by Robb R
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Amador...
Replies: 16
Views: 1128

Re: Amador...

Amador was an Army Corps of Engineers lake . They were supposed to cut down every tree that had a diameter of 13inches or larger , everything else was left standing . The Mountain Spring arm of the lake has clear deep spring water that feeds that area ----in the summertime , it really attracks Trout...
by Robb R
Sat Mar 02, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Amador...
Replies: 16
Views: 1128

Re: Amador...

Here's some additional Amador history . Old man Lockhart wanted to stock the lake originally with bass . He started building those cement tanks for that purpose . Problem is , the small bass wouldn't eat pellet food . He decided to switch the use of those tanks to trout . That switch occurred around...
by Robb R
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Amador...
Replies: 16
Views: 1128

Re: Amador...

I also grew up fishing Amador . It can be a tough lake . Amador was one the original Lakes to be stocked with Florida strain bass . Cold fronts seem to really shut down Florida strain more than Northern strains . You have to time the weather perfect and/or fish the summer . make no mistake there are...
by Robb R
Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Stories of fishing with your kids
Replies: 13
Views: 803

Re: Stories of fishing with your kids

The first time I took my son bass fishing , he was 4 1/2 years old . I waited until then because I didn't want to take him too early ( interest level , distractions etc..) and I wanted to make sure he was going to catch something . I will never forget that first day , he caught two nice bass on Crig...
by Robb R
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Vexus Boats
Replies: 33
Views: 5035

Re: New Vexus Boats

As I stated earlier , if some company can figure out how to make an aluminum hull that is .25 thick , with all the bells and whistles of a top end glass boat ( fishability , performance , ride etc..) -- they would take large amounts of market share . An aluminum boat with a 1/4" thick hull ? Y...
by Robb R
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Vexus Boats
Replies: 33
Views: 5035

Re: New Vexus Boats

Bass pro Shops tried to build a " stretched form " aluminum hull back in the late 90's or early 2000's . It was called the Tundra model . They had problems with cracking in the hull ( at seams ) after a few years of use and ended up discontinuing that model . They never presented the "...
by Robb R
Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Vexus Boats
Replies: 33
Views: 5035

Re: New Vexus Boats

Hi Ken , Regarding your comment " glass-infused " , can you provide more detail --IE , process steps , why it's used , inner hull /outer hull ? Both ? I assume it's add's some weight ? How much extra weight compared to a similar sized competitors aluminum ? Added weight = more stability an...
by Robb R
Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Vexus Boats
Replies: 33
Views: 5035

Re: New Vexus Boats

Never been in the new Vexus , but they look solid . I have owned a " tin" can for 16 years . The biggest disadvantage is dealing with wind . Very difficult to keep it still when fishing finesse baits . But , with that said , an Aluminum boat also has it's advantages , lighter to tow , easy...
by Robb R
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Adapt or stick to your strengths
Replies: 10
Views: 1156

Re: Adapt or stick to your strengths

learning new stuff is key . 40+ years of chasing bass ---if I didn't learn anything I would still be throwing a 6" Black Grape Jelly Worm on a straight sprout hook with blue Stren line . Many years ago I had ZERO confidence in throwing a spinnerbait ----. I would throw one for 10 minutes then g...
by Robb R
Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Angler Culture
Replies: 23
Views: 2385

Re: California Angler Culture

Wow! These are not posts, but essays - like we used to have to write in school. Just a few things to consider since the world will never return to the "good 'ol days!" It always moves forward - good or bad. I thought the posts were excellent however. Bass fishing has held up rather well i...
by Robb R
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Angler Culture
Replies: 23
Views: 2385

Re: California Angler Culture

Interesting post , Been in California all my life , 57 years . California was once a great state , we all knew our neighbors , we had somewhat common interests etc..... Today , there has never been more division than ever before . Nobody talks to each other . Division among people creates distrust ,...
by Robb R
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Common Decency Where Did It Go
Replies: 30
Views: 3089

Re: Common Decency Where Did It Go

sorry to hear this , especially since it involved your son . It comes down to bad parenting , somehow , we have become a Nation that doesn't parent anymore . We let our children do whatever they want when they are young without consequences ---- then they become adults and do the same thing . Today...
by Robb R
Sun Jan 06, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Common Decency Where Did It Go
Replies: 30
Views: 3089

Re: Common Decency Where Did It Go

sorry to hear this , especially since it involved your son . It comes down to bad parenting , somehow , we have become a Nation that doesn't parent anymore . We let our children do whatever they want when they are young without consequences ---- then they become adults and do the same thing . Today ...
by Robb R
Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What ever happens to the fish that get away!
Replies: 4
Views: 929

Re: What ever happens to the fish that get away!

I caught a 4.6lber on a spinnerbait once and it had some line coming out it' s arse , I carefully pulled on the line and a 4/0 hook with a brush hog eventually came out . The hook WAS NOT rusted at all , I suspect the hook had been in that bass 2-4 days . Bass seemed totally fine when I released it .
by Robb R
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: halibut and salmon fishing
Replies: 3
Views: 600

Re: halibut and salmon fishing

I have been twice . Kinda a bucket list thing I did with my kids . I didn't do any river fishing , just ocean . I fished in South East Alaska . Chigacoff Island , Elfin Cove . Eagle Charters. They have access to " inside" waters and open ocean ( both 20-50 minutes in a boat) . Difference b...
by Robb R
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What is the most important attribute of fishing for you?
Replies: 13
Views: 1278

Re: What is the most important attribute of fishing for you?

Good question ,
Memories of my grandfather teaching me how to catch Walleyes , Pike and catfish . Then teaching my son bass fishing .
Lastly , as an ole guy , fishing always brings me a peace and joy . Catching them really good is a bonus .
by Robb R
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Amador fishging
Replies: 4
Views: 815

Re: Lake Amador fishging

I have fished Amador many times in the past during fall .
It can be a great time for big fish , especially if you can find some " bad " weather .
The problem is when they do big draw down of the water , the fish move out deeper and tend to suspend more .
by Robb R
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Re-carpeting Trailer Bunks
Replies: 20
Views: 1326

Re: Re-carpeting Trailer Bunks

I did mine a fews years ago . easy job . Buy the wood , cut to length . Take penetrating Epoxy and coat the wood twice .
Marine carpet adhesive , tack the carpet , staple down . Take to the lake ( on a slow day ) bring your tools , swap out the bunks and done --cost , less than $100 .
by Robb R
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jerry brown
Replies: 52
Views: 3140

Re: Jerry brown

These scientist that have produced thousands of " peer " reviewed studies showing global warming is real and is caused by man --- are they in any way related to the same scientist that supported Monsanto's push for GMO seed's in our food supply with our Government back in 1994 ? Because , ...
by Robb R
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jerry brown
Replies: 52
Views: 3140

Re: Jerry brown

Jerry Brown is a completely useless politician . He is the perfect example of how the Democrats believe they can grow Government and solve all the problems in California . Just look at the California school system , largest Union in all of USA , and a complete failure . California ranks as one of th...
by Robb R
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cracks found in new Oroville Dam spillway, but officials say don’t worry
Replies: 3
Views: 779

Re: Cracks found in new Oroville Dam spillway, but officials say don’t worry

These would be the same state and federal officials that thought the old spillway was safe and had no problems !! We need to start imposing severe consequences to these overpaid , under worked " officials " that always seem to tell us , " don't worry , everything is OK " trust us...
by Robb R
Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thank You President Trump
Replies: 15
Views: 2760

Re: Thank You President Trump

#MAGA !!!!!
by Robb R
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Yamaha 250 SHO problems
Replies: 5
Views: 3875

Re: Yamaha 250 SHO problems

I had a similar problem . It turned out to be the spark plugs . Easy to check , just pull a few out and see what they look like , mine were corroded and built up. For some reason , Yamaha 4 strokes tend to build up a residue in the spark plug gaps . I replaced all of mine and problem solved .
Robb
by Robb R
Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Dallas Texas area lakes
Replies: 3
Views: 540

Re: Dallas Texas area lakes

My son lives down there and fishes both Lewisville and Ray Rob all the time . Not to sure about any guides down there , but you can go to Texas Fishing Forums ( tff.com) and repost your question and I sure you will get several names . On a side note , I did fish Ray Rob with my son and his buddy thi...
by Robb R
Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fatal bass boat crash on Conroe on way to weigh-in
Replies: 8
Views: 4092

Re: Fatal bass boat crash on Conroe on way to weigh-in

my son lives down in Texas . On Lake Conroe , there are many houses and boats docks with lights on them . The family that was hit , with the father being killed , were anchored on the lake with lights on , the boater that hit them thought the lights were from houses /docks and not from a boat on the...
by Robb R
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Economic value of Sam Rayburn Fishery 47 Million
Replies: 10
Views: 1060

Re: Economic value of Sam Rayburn Fishery 47 Million

My son moved to Texas about 20 months ago . I was just down there to visit him last weekend . He lives in the Dallas /Fort Worth area . He has 4 really good lakes to chose from within 60minutes , three are in the new bassmasters top 100. We ended up fishing Ray Roberts on Sunday , tons of fun , but ...
by Robb R
Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jerry's Gas Tax !......
Replies: 76
Views: 6582

Re: Jerry's Gas Tax !......

The gas and diesel taxes will hurt working people, and all those poor people getting benefits won't make up that kind of revenue, unless they all got jobs making big bucks. What I was saying was cut their benefits off completely not tax em. Lord knows they're never going to pay taxes unless we cut ...
by Robb R
Thu Jun 08, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Respecting other anglers
Replies: 30
Views: 3793

Re: Respecting other anglers

Thank you Robb, I could not have said it better myself. Parents that spoil and/or tolerate bad behavior do so because it makes the parents feel better in the moment, most of them unaware that they are crippling their child in the long run. It's so much easier to be your child's friend than their pa...
by Robb R
Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Respecting other anglers
Replies: 30
Views: 3793

Re: Respecting other anglers

Todd , don't take this the wrong way , but California's educational system has failed us. We have generated a bunch of bad kids raised by stupid parents --- it shouldn't be a surprise our country is in such disarray. The single most important job an adult will ever do is create a child and raise it ...
by Robb R
Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat explosion after fueling
Replies: 3
Views: 2424

Re: Boat explosion after fueling

this is what happens when someone borrows a boat or rents one . I have a hard time believing the actual owner of the boat was this stupid or that drunk . I had my neighbor borrow my lawnmower one time and he ended up putting gas in the oil tank , didn't bother to tell me and basically ruined the mot...
by Robb R
Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Respecting other anglers
Replies: 30
Views: 3793

Re: Respecting other anglers

This is the new way that people act , it's worse on weekends and it's worse from tournament guys . For me , I mention something to them initially , in a somewhat nice way , then I wait for how they respond , if they respond with a "negative " comment to encroaching on water I am fishing it...
by Robb R
Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trump puts Delta under threat
Replies: 21
Views: 4606

Re: Trump puts Delta under threat

I am conservative , been a little busy working , taking care of family life . Trump has nothing to do with this , I agree that he probably has no clue about the Delta . Brown on the other hand , is a completely worthless and crooked politician . His dad was the same . The underhanded deals done rega...
by Robb R
Wed May 31, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishermen charged | Two had 35 smallmouth bass, three largemouth bass
Replies: 4
Views: 3857

Re: Fishermen charged | Two had 35 smallmouth bass, three largemouth bass

1) Whats the chance these two losers pay the fines ? = ZERO 2) Whats the chance these two losers will do this again = 100% 3) Whats the chance these two losers were raised by two losers = 100% 4) What's the chance these two losers are getting paid entitlements from our taxes = 100% 5) Whats the chan...
by Robb R
Fri May 19, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: MERCURY SUCKS!!!!!
Replies: 33
Views: 4144

Re: MERCURY SUCKS!!!!!

I thought this blog was all about the Russians ---it's all there fault , and I am positive the Russians seriously influenced Mercury 's reply to Oldschool . We should all call Mercury and find out who in there customer service is a Russian spy and have them removed !!!
by Robb R
Mon May 08, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New battery charger
Replies: 8
Views: 1734

Re: New battery charger

the old chargers used to be " analog" based and could end up overcharging a battery ---which shortens the life of the battery . Most of the newer units are "digital " designs and will not overcharge the batteries .
I bought one of the newer Dual units and it works fine .
by Robb R
Mon May 01, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lost Rod in Franks Tract area
Replies: 5
Views: 1553

Re: Lost Rod in Franks Tract area

" it sleeps with the fishes " !!!!
by Robb R
Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Sun protection face covers and gloves
Replies: 36
Views: 6782

Re: Sun protection face covers and gloves

darker is definitely hotter . Hanes has UPF 50 long sleeve white sun shirts online for $15 each .
I usually buy three at a time and could care less if they get stained .
by Robb R
Sun Apr 02, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Skeet Reese Skin Cancer
Replies: 8
Views: 11063

re: Skeet Reese Skin Cancer

I am sorry to hear this , especially because it's melanoma . I am 55 and have had so many "burn " procedures and other chemical skin procedures I cant even think about it , including MOHS surgery . I have spent countless hours researching ways to prevent skin cancer , best types of sunscre...
by Robb R
Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Citruis Heights C&C Marines Jeremy
Replies: 13
Views: 1917

Re: Citruis Heights C&C Marines Jeremy

Good to know that Jeremy is the guy to have quality work done .
My question is for Stogieman , who did you buy your boat from originally ? I am hoping to avoid places like that !
by Robb R
Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: after the rains 3/22
Replies: 6
Views: 909

Re: after the rains 3/22

nice fish , good day .
You should sleep in more often !!
by Robb R
Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta spraying
Replies: 4
Views: 951

Re: Delta spraying

Mark, Cant speak for the effects of Roundup in the Delta , but I can say that Glyphosate , which is the main chemical used in Roundup is banned for use in Europe with GMO foods. Monsanto manufacturers 175million pounds of Glyphosate every year . In 1992 , our wonderful government allowed the broad u...
by Robb R
Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Water Heist
Replies: 25
Views: 4202

Re: California Water Heist

Mark , you are correct , but I would say the real issue is === "the silent majority is never heard " . Look at the media , they spend all kinds of money and time making a small number of so called demonstrators look like a crowd of ten thousand and the stupid people of this country see tha...
by Robb R
Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Water Heist
Replies: 25
Views: 4202

Re: California Water Heist

Michael , Totally agree ! Did you see how short the roots on those almond tree's were ? A really good friend of mine has a PHD is agriculture . That area were Resnick is growing Almond tress' is basically desert . It takes at least 20 TIMES the water to grow in those area's as it would in typically ...
by Robb R
Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Water Heist
Replies: 25
Views: 4202

Re: California Water Heist

Basshack , The post of mine you highlighted was before the show aired . Whats your point . Look at all the posts , I was correct on my first comment regarding Resnick . Additionally , if you don't think the relationship between Government and Resnick going all the way back to Pat Brown is linked to ...
by Robb R
Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Water Heist
Replies: 25
Views: 4202

Re: California Water Heist

Artie , everything you said is spot on and anybody that doesn't believe it is either paid by the Government in some way (either a paycheck for self or family and/or welfare recipient ) or , they are just completely stupid . The one thing you will never ever here from any Government group is " w...
by Robb R
Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Water Heist
Replies: 25
Views: 4202

Re: California Water Heist

I am really looking forward to this TV series . The name that should pop up frequently is , Stewart Resnick . He is a 77 year billionaire selling almonds and water . His dad was buddies with Pat Brown ( Snowflake Jerry Browns dad ) and they set up all kinds of crooked chit regarding water . Aside fr...

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