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by Gene Buchholz
Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: fortrex trolling motor problems
Replies: 4
Views: 1500

Re: fortrex trolling motor problems

It is easy to check the control knob, turn the knob if it stops when you turn it up and turn it down it is not the knob. Plug your battery charger in overnight and take it to someone that has a load tester and check the batteries that will tell you if the charger is working and or you have a bad bat...
by Gene Buchholz
Mon Feb 01, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Is the hook still doing T/M repair ?
Replies: 6
Views: 905

Re: Is the hook still doing T/M repair ?

Sorry guys I'm no longer associated with the Hook.
Depending on what brand Sonny's in Sac. fixes both MK and MG.
You also have Lambert in San Ramon for MK and there is a dealer in Lodi for MG.
by Gene Buchholz
Tue Jan 26, 2016 8:26 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: AMERICAN BASS DELTA REGION RESULTS 1-23-16
Replies: 3
Views: 1516

Re: AMERICAN BASS DELTA REGION RESULTS 1-23-16

Good job Fred you run the best team circuit around.
by Gene Buchholz
Wed Jan 20, 2016 5:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WWBT/CCT
Replies: 1
Views: 597

WWBT/CCT

I bought my first bass boat in 1987 it was a Bayliner Fish and Ski don't laugh it did the job! I started out fishing the Hook Line & Sinker tournaments, my team partner Ron Mann and I won the first Hook TOC in 1989 with 7 fish for 12.78 lbs. A friend of my introduced me to a west coast bass prof...
by Gene Buchholz
Wed Dec 23, 2015 11:20 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Dub Lashot
Replies: 8
Views: 1618

Dub Lashot

I read on my face book page to day Dub laShot has past.
He has a great angler and gentleman. He and Jiggs Ben were great friends and they both helped me a lot coming up through the ranks of fishing. RIP
by Gene Buchholz
Wed Nov 25, 2015 8:44 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving
Replies: 2
Views: 374

Happy Thanksgiving

I want to wish Happy Thanksgiving to all of my old friends. If you get in Oakley stop by the Providence Bar and Eatery and say Hi, my wife my daughter and i bought the restaurant a couple of years ago and now that I'm no longer at the other place that's where you can find me, look forward to seeing ...
by Gene Buchholz
Tue Nov 17, 2015 8:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Kramer's Top-40 for 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1338

Re: Kramer's Top-40 for 2015

Congrats to Wayne B. on 9th place. It's not high enough. Wayne is a true sportsman and someone to look up to not only by the other anglers but also our younger generation.
I'm proud to call him my best friend.
by Gene Buchholz
Sun Oct 25, 2015 7:53 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 2016 Big Break Black Bass Tournament Series from Dans Delta Outdoors
Replies: 4
Views: 1810

Re: 2016 Big Break Black Bass Tournament Series from Dans Delta Outdoors

Good luck Dan When I bought the Hook we were only drawing 20 to 25 boats, until the economy went south we were drawing 70 to 99 boats. the last couple years we started out with 70 to 80 boats Dan will run an honest and up front tournament i have known him for over 20 years because of that he will do...
by Gene Buchholz
Mon Sep 28, 2015 9:10 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Gene Buchholz
Replies: 8
Views: 2127

Re: Gene Buchholz

I can still see your face when you told me you were going to be a dad, grinning from ear to ear.
The other one I remember very well is Garrett Bradshaw, his parents stop at the old Hook on their way home from the hospital to show him off
by Gene Buchholz
Wed Sep 23, 2015 10:11 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Gene Buchholz
Replies: 8
Views: 2127

Re: Gene Buchholz

And I still remember how you came up with some unique stories to tell your wife why you needed certain items especially your first bass boat. I have many memories like you and many friends because of the Hook.
You have to have more then 20 rods!!

YOUR WELCOME
Gene
by Gene Buchholz
Tue Sep 22, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Gene Buchholz
Replies: 8
Views: 2127

Re: Gene Buchholz

Hi Ron that is correct.
by Gene Buchholz
Sat Sep 19, 2015 8:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Gene Buchholz
Replies: 8
Views: 2127

Gene Buchholz

I have been told there a lot of people trying to get a hold of me. Here is my new email address
genebuchholz1@gmail.com
by Gene Buchholz
Thu Sep 03, 2015 10:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lowrance X 15
Replies: 4
Views: 570

Re: Lowrance X 15

Hey old dog I've got one as well. I sent it in and had it rebuilt just before they discontinued them and haven't used it since. Showing our age.
by Gene Buchholz
Mon Aug 10, 2015 7:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hook Line & Sinker 2015-2016 Tounament dates
Replies: 4
Views: 1368

Re: Hook Line & Sinker 2015-2016 Tounament dates

You can also sign up at Russo's the morning of the tournament. There is no late fee's.
by Gene Buchholz
Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Best spot on Delta using boat vallet service
Replies: 12
Views: 1540

Re: Best spot on Delta using boat vallet service

Best location on the Delta is Russo's Marina!! Call Lisa at 925-684-2024
by Gene Buchholz
Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:39 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: “GET YOUR FROG ON” SPECIALS! @ the Snag Proof Open
Replies: 3
Views: 634

Re: “GET YOUR FROG ON” SPECIALS! @ the Snag Proof Open

Your right Wayne The Hook Line & Sinker just got another shipment in. We have all colors and all styles.
by Gene Buchholz
Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hook Torunaments
Replies: 1
Views: 327

Hook Torunaments

The new schedule is on the hookproshop.com web site. To find them go to About us the drop down will take you to the schedule.
Sorry about any inconvenience I am working on getting it changed.
First Tournament September 20th.
by Gene Buchholz
Wed Jul 29, 2015 2:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: electric steer trolling motors in ca delta for bass please weigh in
Replies: 6
Views: 1074

Re: electric steer trolling motors in ca delta for bass please weigh in

With the exception of special reasons I don't recommend the electric motors on the Delta or on a Bass Boat at all. They react to slow to their command, with the way they are deployed and stowed it is easier for someone to fall in and get hurt. If you don't buy one with a transducer built in it is a ...
by Gene Buchholz
Sat Jul 25, 2015 2:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake fork frog hook
Replies: 3
Views: 641

Re: Lake fork frog hook

We have them at the Hook Line & Sinker
by Gene Buchholz
Mon Jul 20, 2015 7:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lost another old timer
Replies: 4
Views: 1143

Lost another old timer

Those of you that knew Steve (Smitty) Smith he passed away yesterday after a hard battle with Lung Cancer. Smitty spent a lot of time with FLW and was a great friend.
We're going to miss you say Hi to Don and the rest of the boys
by Gene Buchholz
Fri Jul 17, 2015 2:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Just Received at The Hook
Replies: 0
Views: 568

Just Received at The Hook

ABT's Mouse and the Snake.
by Gene Buchholz
Fri Jul 17, 2015 1:41 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Customer Apprecaition Weekend at The Hook
Replies: 2
Views: 492

Customer Apprecaition Weekend at The Hook

Come join us on July 25th and 26th for our Customer Appreciation Weekend. We will have Manufactures reps from the firearm side to the fishing side. Free BBQ both days, Kids Trout pond on Saturday, first 100 kids to register will get a free pancake breakfast, hundreds of raffles and big sales. What e...
by Gene Buchholz
Wed Jul 15, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Snag Proof Open/Hook Line & Sinker
Replies: 1
Views: 462

Re: Snag Proof Open/Hook Line & Sinker

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by Gene Buchholz
Tue Jul 14, 2015 8:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hook Line & Sinker 2015-2016 Tounament dates
Replies: 4
Views: 1368

Hook Line & Sinker 2015-2016 Tounament dates

http://www.westernbass.com/shared/images/Fishermans.jpg September 20th 2015 October 18th 2015 November 15th 2015 December 13th 2015 January 17th 2016 February 7th 2016 March 12th and 13th TOC 2016-2017 season September 25th 2016 October 23rd 2016 November 13th 2016 December 11th 2016 It's going to ...
by Gene Buchholz
Wed Jul 08, 2015 7:07 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Frog Bite
Replies: 0
Views: 646

Delta Frog Bite

The Delta Frog bite has been off the hook this year, it's the best I have ever seen it. If your getting ready to fish one of the frog tournaments coming up in the next few weeks it's a must you stop by The Hook Line & Sinker to check out our line of frogs. Here are the brand names we have in sto...
by Gene Buchholz
Tue Jul 07, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Now Hiring
Replies: 0
Views: 532

Now Hiring

In the past few months the Hook LIne & Sinker has changed a lot added new products and increased inventory. Part of our expansion was bringing in Archery. We just moved in our indoor archery lanes. We are looking for experienced people to sell and work on Bows. We currently carry Bear, PSE and w...
by Gene Buchholz
Tue Jul 07, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Snag Proof Open/Hook Line & Sinker
Replies: 1
Views: 462

Snag Proof Open/Hook Line & Sinker

The 15th annual Snag Proof Open is just around the corner. On July 25th and 26th the weekend before The Hook Line & Sinker is having a Customer Appreciation sale. We will have numerous Manufactures Reps here including Pro Staffers from Snag Proof. We have rods, reels, and many other items to raf...
by Gene Buchholz
Tue Jul 07, 2015 1:54 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hook Line & Sinker tournaments
Replies: 0
Views: 321

Hook Line & Sinker tournaments

We start the new season September 20th, 2015. You can go to hookproshop.com and get the first four tournament dates. I will have the balance after this Friday when i get back from the Fish and Wildlife Jamboree. We have some exciting new things happening this year so come join us. Thanks in advance ...
by Gene Buchholz
Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minn Kota Fortrexx or Motor Guide Tour Digital?
Replies: 3
Views: 433

Re: Minn Kota Fortrexx or Motor Guide Tour Digital?

They are of equal quality and dependable. As mentioned if you have been used to the motorguide switch it will take awhile to adapt the Minn Kota. We sell both at the Hook and are service and warranty center for both.
Pick the one that you are comfortable with.
by Gene Buchholz
Tue Jun 23, 2015 7:31 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rod repair
Replies: 2
Views: 449

Re: Rod repair

Drop it buy the Hook Line & Sinker we do rod repair and reel repair.
by Gene Buchholz
Tue Jun 23, 2015 7:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling Motor Repair Help!
Replies: 2
Views: 462

Re: Trolling Motor Repair Help!

If you ran it for a long period of time without shutting it of you might have burnt the armature. If it is the switch it is very easy to replace. If you did burn the armature it is repairable.
by Gene Buchholz
Tue Jun 23, 2015 7:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Weed sprayers
Replies: 17
Views: 2150

Re: Weed sprayers

Sorry I don't have the web site. I'm a good friend to the person that runs the spraying.
by Gene Buchholz
Thu Jun 18, 2015 7:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Weed sprayers
Replies: 17
Views: 2150

Re: Weed sprayers

Amber has been with the state for almost 10 years or better. Her fishing career has pretty much come to an end since she got married and has children. She is a sweet heart.
By the way where they spray and what they use is public record. The chemicals have changed completely in the past 5 years.
by Gene Buchholz
Wed Jun 17, 2015 6:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: HAPPY FATHER'S DAY
Replies: 0
Views: 257

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY

Hook Line & Sinker want to wish all you father's a Happy Father's day.
by Gene Buchholz
Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:19 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Weed sprayers
Replies: 17
Views: 2150

Re: Weed sprayers

That hot Blonde is Chuck Russo's Daughter her name is Amber, she is married and 3 children
by Gene Buchholz
Mon Jun 15, 2015 1:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: reels other than Shimano
Replies: 6
Views: 696

Re: reels other than Shimano

The Hook Line & Sinker does reel repair on Shimano and Abu. Quick turn around and quality work.
925-625-2441
by Gene Buchholz
Wed Jun 10, 2015 6:53 am
Forum: Hunting General
Topic: Customer Appreciation Weekend
Replies: 0
Views: 1701

Customer Appreciation Weekend

I am giving everybody early notice on July 25 and 26 the Hook LIne & Sinker is having a Customer Appreciation Weekend. There will be a BBQ all day, kids trout fishing pond, huge raffles including a couple of firearms. Manufacturer Reps from many companies such as Browning, Phenix Rods, Daiwa, Si...
by Gene Buchholz
Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Gary Dobyns helps you prepare for the 5th annual Big Bass Challenge event!
Replies: 2
Views: 705

Re: Gary Dobyns helps you prepare for the 5th annual Big Bass Challenge event!

I don't really see the resemblance Richard is much better looking.
by Gene Buchholz
Tue Jun 02, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cranking/Electronics Battery Choice...HELP!
Replies: 3
Views: 593

Re: Cranking/Electronics Battery Choice...HELP!

Hi Reddog we don't carry Trojan at the Hook just AC DElco but the Trojans are very good battiers for that price jump on them
by Gene Buchholz
Fri May 29, 2015 7:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Question about Minn Kota motors
Replies: 4
Views: 548

Re: Question about Minn Kota motors

The Fortrex has two sets of holes one narrow set which is in between the frame and a second set of two behind the left cover. The second set is usually the set you will use. The Hook has the Fortrex units in stock we also install them. If you need any help feel free to call me at 925-625-2441. Thank...
by Gene Buchholz
Thu May 28, 2015 7:09 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Service
Replies: 5
Views: 602

Re: Service

Take to Henry In Laurintzens Marina in Oakley. He's the best I know. I believe the name of his shop is Performance Marina.
by Gene Buchholz
Thu May 28, 2015 7:05 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Marina Search
Replies: 4
Views: 895

Re: Delta Marina Search

Russo's Marina on Bethel Island. They make you feel like family and they are next to some great fishing.
by Gene Buchholz
Mon May 25, 2015 12:48 pm
Forum: Hunting General
Topic: Lead Ban
Replies: 0
Views: 1848

Lead Ban

The California Department of Fish And Wildlife announced

Beginning July 1, 2015 certified nonlead ammunition will be required for all hunting on CDFW properties!!
by Gene Buchholz
Sat Apr 25, 2015 5:09 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NO SALES TAX AT THE HOOK LINE & SINKER
Replies: 2
Views: 580

Re: NO SALES TAX AT THE HOOK LINE & SINKER

bump
by Gene Buchholz
Thu Apr 23, 2015 10:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: elites vs "locals"
Replies: 31
Views: 3916

Re: elites vs "locals"

Good one Bass King, Sorry Cooch
by Gene Buchholz
Thu Apr 23, 2015 7:44 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NO SALES TAX AT THE HOOK LINE & SINKER
Replies: 2
Views: 580

Re: NO SALES TAX AT THE HOOK LINE & SINKER

bump
by Gene Buchholz
Thu Apr 23, 2015 7:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: elites vs "locals"
Replies: 31
Views: 3916

Re: elites vs "locals"

Sorry Cooch I don't feel it's a dollar and cents with the Fish & Game if it would be they wouldn't care how many permits they issued they control it very well. BASS didn't show up at the jamboree last year they just sent in their application for the permit, so the organizations didn't have a cha...
by Gene Buchholz
Tue Apr 21, 2015 7:36 am
Forum: Hunting General
Topic: HUNTING NO SALES TAX AT THE HOOK LINE & SINKER
Replies: 0
Views: 1768

HUNTING NO SALES TAX AT THE HOOK LINE & SINKER

This weekend starting at 8:00am Friday April 24th through Sunday April 26th. We pay the SALES TAX on everything that does not have a sale tag on it already. One of the Sale items Shimano Curado $149.99 left or right hand no matter what speed. Extra Special sale on Powell rods so good I can't adverti...
by Gene Buchholz
Tue Apr 21, 2015 7:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NO SALES TAX AT THE HOOK LINE & SINKER
Replies: 2
Views: 580

NO SALES TAX AT THE HOOK LINE & SINKER

This weekend starting at 8:00am Friday April 24th through Sunday April 26th. We pay the SALES TAX on everything that does not have a sale tag on it already. One of the Sale items Shimano Curado 200 and 201 $149.99 left or right hand no matter what speed. Extra Special sale on Powell rods so good I c...

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