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by birdman920
Sun Nov 01, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Kaput
Replies: 18
Views: 1563

Re: Kaput

Lake Chickamauga , Tenn !.... that’s were I’m going !.....
by birdman920
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lyle’s Marine Engine Repair (Lakeport)
Replies: 4
Views: 868

Re: Lyle’s Marine Engine Repair (Lakeport)

Lyle has done great work for many people , for many years ! unfortunately’ state of California & lake co ‘has made it just about impossible to make a living! so like many ‘ he has left this miserable state !.... can’t blame him !
by birdman920
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Strange Occurence
Replies: 6
Views: 1302

Re: Strange Occurence

another strange sight “ last year on Clear Lake ‘ I was running across the lake , state park to Shag rock , when a giant boil rolled up in front of me ! about 50’ across ‘ & 2’ high ! thought the volcano was erupting again !...
by birdman920
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Well I finally did it
Replies: 12
Views: 1953

Re: Well I finally did it

I went to step over trailer tongue’ while boat was still hitched up to truck ! foot got caught in the safety cable ! down I went ! .... the humiliation was worse than the pain !....
by birdman920
Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How to keep Clear Lake #1
Replies: 30
Views: 2601

Re: How to keep Clear Lake #1

Wormin wrote:
birdman920 wrote:DFW should not issue any tournament permits, from June 15th to Sept 15th ! , that would solve the whole problem! .......

Just on Clear Lake? or any other fisheries that suffer from a very low dissolved oxygen levels ‘ in the summer!......
by birdman920
Sat Aug 22, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How to keep Clear Lake #1
Replies: 30
Views: 2601

Re: How to keep Clear Lake #1

DFW should not issue any tournament permits, from June 15th to Sept 15th ! , that would solve the whole problem! .......
by birdman920
Sat Aug 08, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NEW COVID closures from Konocti Vista Casino, Resort & Marina:
Replies: 41
Views: 3493

Re: NEW COVID closures from Konocti Vista Casino, Resort & Marina:

I really do hope we as a group (tournament fisherman and orgs) remember this and not patronize this establishment with our $. I really don't understand the concept of leaving the casino, bar, RV, restaurant open and banning tournament fishing. It makes absolutely no sense and there is not an argume...
by birdman920
Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NEW COVID closures from Konocti Vista Casino, Resort & Marina:
Replies: 41
Views: 3493

Re: NEW COVID closures from Konocti Vista Casino, Resort & Marina:

Konocti Harbor , ( formally Ferndale resort) is owned by the Pomo tribe !... we are talking about 3 different hotels !...
by birdman920
Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NEW COVID closures from Konocti Vista Casino, Resort & Marina:
Replies: 41
Views: 3493

Re: NEW COVID closures from Konocti Vista Casino, Resort & Marina:

KONOCTI HARBOR RESORT IS SET TO OPEN IN SEPTEMBER. JUST SAYING! Konocti Harbor is owned by the same tribe as Konocti Vista so hoping for a different management approach is likely not happening.... Konocti Resort & Spa is owned by Clear Lake Resort Services” out of San Fran ! not the Pomo tribe ...
by birdman920
Thu Aug 06, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NEW COVID closures from Konocti Vista Casino, Resort & Marina:
Replies: 41
Views: 3493

Re: NEW COVID closures from Konocti Vista Casino, Resort & Marina:

deltabass wrote:KONOCTI HARBOR RESORT IS SET TO OPEN IN SEPTEMBER. JUST SAYING!

Konocti Harbor Resort was the “place” back in the day !, they hosted most of the tournaments ‘ will be glad to see them back in operation!
by birdman920
Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NEW COVID closures from Konocti Vista Casino, Resort & Marina:
Replies: 41
Views: 3493

Re: NEW COVID closures from Konocti Vista Casino, Resort & Marina:

That is pretty ridiculous on their part. Most of their business is probably from bass fishing, and tournaments. . Not !.... most of there business is from the casino & smoke shop ! every thing else is pocket change ! no one stays at the hotel any more ! no one launches there any more ! because ...
by birdman920
Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NEW COVID closures from Konocti Vista Casino, Resort & Marina:
Replies: 41
Views: 3493

Re: NEW COVID closures from Konocti Vista Casino, Resort & Marina:

KVC’s decision not to have tournaments, is not entirely Covid ! they have been pushing the bass fisherman out of the picture for years now !, jacked there rates way up “, no more discount “ charge for launching , etc.
by birdman920
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 79.34 to Win Clear Lake | California Open Pro Final Results
Replies: 20
Views: 3651

Re: 79.34 to Win Clear Lake | California Open Pro Final Results

No summer tournaments!...I can live with that !
by birdman920
Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 79.34 to Win Clear Lake | California Open Pro Final Results
Replies: 20
Views: 3651

Re: 79.34 to Win Clear Lake | California Open Pro Final Results

I personally observed the fish handling & weigh in ! Billy & his people did the the best job that anyone could possibly do ! as far as the anglers ‘ they were specifically instructed how they needed to care for there catch ! & although it’s up to the individual pro to take care of fish !...
by birdman920
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 64.70 to Win Clear Lake | California Open AAA Final Results
Replies: 2
Views: 1048

Re: 64.70 to Win Clear Lake | California Open AAA Final Results

The “delayed mortality “ was even worse ! dead bass as far as the eye could see !, after day 3 ‘ floating outside the casino’ summer tournaments should not be allowed between June 15 & sept 15th , instead of 6 hour rule ! ....
by birdman920
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Repairing Frogs
Replies: 3
Views: 504

Re: Repairing Frogs

Very easy to thread silicone or round rubber skirt material thru the frog leg holes !, you can make some great colors !
by birdman920
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hot weather and fish care - don't put ice directly in to the livewells!
Replies: 4
Views: 909

Re: Hot weather and fish care - don't put ice directly in to the livewells!

frozen water bottles work great ! but still use a livewell treatment also ! G juice, Catch & Release” , etc. that will help remove the ammonia that builds up & promote fish slime coat !, livewell vents work good to relieve the heat buildup! and of course! put your air /recirculating pumps on...
by birdman920
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 25.49 To Win Clear Lake | NewJen Results June 26
Replies: 39
Views: 4471

Re: 25.49 To Win Clear Lake | NewJen Results June 26

Just a person concerned with maintaining the best bass fishery in the nation !... is that a bad thing ?...
by birdman920
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 25.49 To Win Clear Lake | NewJen Results June 26
Replies: 39
Views: 4471

Re: 25.49 To Win Clear Lake | NewJen Results June 26

wonder how the WON Bass is gonna pull off a 200 boat ,3 day event “ with no bump tanks ?....
by birdman920
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 25.49 To Win Clear Lake | NewJen Results June 26
Replies: 39
Views: 4471

Re: 25.49 To Win Clear Lake | NewJen Results June 26

NO BUMP TANKS !!!!!!!!!..... DFW shouldn’t even issue a permit !...
by birdman920
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Fury 3 blade 26 pitch
Replies: 6
Views: 906

Re: Fury 3 blade 26 pitch

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by birdman920
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Marine Accessories
Topic: Fury 26 3 blade for sale “SOLD”
Replies: 11
Views: 1425

Re: Fury 26 3 blade for sale

Not shure ?.....
by birdman920
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: What’s wrong with ABA ?...
Replies: 5
Views: 1316

Re: What’s wrong with ABA ?...

Finally got on there website “ they had wrong team listed as winners ?, rest of standings were correct!....
by birdman920
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 25.49 To Win Clear Lake | NewJen Results June 26
Replies: 39
Views: 4471

Re: 25.49 To Win Clear Lake

I agree !.... tournament orgs should rewrite the rules ‘ & dq any boat that has 5 dead fish ! if anything’ it should force the boat owner to keep his livewells in better working condition!....
by birdman920
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 25.49 To Win Clear Lake | NewJen Results June 26
Replies: 39
Views: 4471

Re: 25.49 To Win Clear Lake

5 dead fish ‘ should be a “DQ” !.... that’s not a good way to run an organization “ Sad !...
by birdman920
Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: What’s wrong with ABA ?...
Replies: 5
Views: 1316

Re: What’s wrong with ABA ?...

Link said “web server down” ?....
by birdman920
Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:01 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: What’s wrong with ABA ?...
Replies: 5
Views: 1316

What’s wrong with ABA ?...

Why don’t they post tourney results ?.... looking for the Super Teams results ‘ for Clear Lake ‘ last Sat !....,
by birdman920
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: #4 rated bass fishery in U.S. has been on fire!
Replies: 2
Views: 3591

Re: #4 rated bass fishery in U.S. has been on fire!

Yes the algae is back !.... hope there won’t be the huge fish “die off” , like a few years ago !, they should not be allowed to continue the weed spraying, during algae blooms ! it like pouring gasoline on a fire !, & contributes the low oxygen levels ....
by birdman920
Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: Marine Accessories
Topic: Fury 26 3 blade for sale “SOLD”
Replies: 11
Views: 1425

Re: Fury 26 3 blade for sale

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by birdman920
Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:08 am
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2015 Mercury 250 Pro XS
Replies: 12
Views: 3315

Re: 2015 Mercury 250 Pro XS

can’t believe it hasn’t sold yet ?...
by birdman920
Sun May 31, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: COVID Procedures for Casitas
Replies: 13
Views: 931

Re: COVID Procedures for Casitas

I dunno?..... hear it’s coming back !...
by birdman920
Sat May 30, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Wouldn't it be nice
Replies: 29
Views: 3288

Re: Wouldn't it be nice

They should be following Texas lead !...
by birdman920
Fri May 29, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Wouldn't it be nice
Replies: 29
Views: 3288

Re: Wouldn't it be nice

the DFW mission has shifted dramatically over the years !, they no longer manage any sport fish “ of game animal !, they have turned into “environmental police” , controlled by the states tree hugging govt officials! , hunting & fishing is on its way out “ in California!, sad times
by birdman920
Wed May 27, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: NewJen NEW UPDATED 2020 Schedule
Replies: 7
Views: 1158

Re: NewJen NEW UPDATED 2020 Schedule

Hope your going out of Redbud’ for the July 18 & 19 ? otherwise you will be right on top of the Won Bass ‘ at the casino !... gonna be a zoo ! social “tourney” distancing! .... WON BASS permit is later in the week... Clear Lake (Lake County) 7/22/2020 7/24/2020 3 Event WESTERN OUTDOOR NEWS Appr...
by birdman920
Tue May 26, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: NewJen NEW UPDATED 2020 Schedule
Replies: 7
Views: 1158

Re: NewJen NEW UPDATED 2020 Schedule

If lake co public health lets any of this happen .SIP order is still in effect and they have said no events this summer . time will tell. No one adhering to order anyway. That’s very true !.... the various lake co. govt. officials seem to not communicate with each other ? after last weekend’s “#%*£...
by birdman920
Mon May 25, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: NewJen NEW UPDATED 2020 Schedule
Replies: 7
Views: 1158

Re: NewJen NEW UPDATED 2020 Schedule

Hope your going out of Redbud’ for the July 18 & 19 ? otherwise you will be right on top of the Won Bass ‘ at the casino !... gonna be a zoo ! social “tourney” distancing! ....
by birdman920
Sun May 24, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Fury 3 blade 26 pitch
Replies: 6
Views: 906

Re: Fury 3 blade 26 pitch

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by birdman920
Sun May 24, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Marine Accessories
Topic: Fury 26 3 blade for sale “SOLD”
Replies: 11
Views: 1425

Re: Fury 26 3 blade for sale

Ttt
by birdman920
Sat May 23, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2015 Mercury 250 Pro XS
Replies: 12
Views: 3315

Re: 2015 Mercury 250 Pro XS

Giving it away” at that price !...
by birdman920
Sat May 23, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Releaser or Keeper? Which are you?
Replies: 34
Views: 2399

Re: Releaser or Keeper? Which are you?

Catch & release!.... but I don’t mind anyone keeping there limit to eat !... it’s the stupid knuckle heads” who pack them around all day ‘ in there livewells ‘ then hold up 5 fish at a time for a photo !.. fingers thru the gills, dropping fish on the carpet! , by the time they get the pic “ the ...
by birdman920
Sat May 23, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: So who is having a tackle sale this weekend ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1153

Re: So who is having a tackle sale this weekend ?

LBF !..... just put my order in !.... 20% off
by birdman920
Thu May 21, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake Opening for Locals Saturday ???
Replies: 36
Views: 6960

Re: Clear Lake Opening for Locals Saturday ???

Lake is only open to locals “ yet they sell non-resident stickers & look the other way when boaters from god knows where’ show up ! yet the guides are all shut down !... makes no sense ?
by birdman920
Thu May 21, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Buying New Boat Out of State
Replies: 6
Views: 715

Re: Buying New Boat Out of State

Be prepared to pay county use tax , every year ! the latest tactics that county’s do now” is to depreciate your boat very little , so they ca collect maximum tax !....
by birdman920
Tue May 19, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: WTB. Irod air 7.7 bubs punch rod
Replies: 0
Views: 122

WTB. Irod air 7.7 bubs punch rod

or 7.11 punch rod
by birdman920
Fri May 15, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake Opening for Locals Saturday ???
Replies: 36
Views: 6960

Re: Clear Lake Opening for Locals Saturday ???

Hopefully the WON Bass open “ will be a “go” in July !...
by birdman920
Tue May 12, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Fury 3 blade 26 pitch
Replies: 6
Views: 906

Re: Fury 3 blade 26 pitch

Price drop !....$400
by birdman920
Tue May 12, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Marine Accessories
Topic: Fury 26 3 blade for sale “SOLD”
Replies: 11
Views: 1425

Re: Fury 26 3 blade for sale

Price drop ......$400
by birdman920
Sun May 03, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake
Replies: 46
Views: 6250

Re: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake

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Csuhchris wrote:Check Social media post by Dr. Pace and Sheriff!
by birdman920
Sun May 03, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake
Replies: 46
Views: 6250

Re: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake

Csuhchris wrote:Get anything that floats! The fishing is legit and there is literally a handful of kayaks on the lake and half are not fishing!

Bank fishing only !.... last I heard!...??????
by birdman920
Sat May 02, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake
Replies: 46
Views: 6250

Re: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake

Did anyone think the other agenda they may have ( just my 02 cents ) is keeping people off the lake and not getting that revenue coming in, which between fisherman and skiers and other water activities is one hell of a lot of money, they, the county could claim a big loss due to this situation and ...

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