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by WRB
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass Boat
Replies: 13
Views: 1991

Re: Bass Boat

That was awhile back when I had my skeeter...2005? I remember stopping at the bouy line metering some marks that turned out to be a school of big bass feeding on Shad. Stopped a got into a good Magabas spoon bite. Good days at Casitas.
Tom
PM sent
by WRB
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass Boat
Replies: 13
Views: 1991

Re: Bass Boat

Hopefully you will respond regarding if you have a boat or what your goals are for bass fishing. I am at the opposite of the equation and winding down my bass fishing. I can't image bass fishing in my 70's fishing without of a comfortable boat and the knowledge to catching bass regardless of the sea...
by WRB
Mon Nov 09, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass Boat
Replies: 13
Views: 1991

Re: Bass Boat

I am very new to bass fishing at age 70. Is it specifically required to have a "bass boat" to compete as an amateur? Can I have a boat with a portable live well?. Welcome to bass fishing. Do you own a boat now that you want to add a livewell to? You can certainly bass fish woithout a live...
by WRB
Thu Nov 05, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Kaput
Replies: 18
Views: 1560

Re: Kaput

Rip, my final chapters is more then likely fishing Castias occasionally with who ever in tires me. I saved a few jigs just to keep those bass honest. I was borne and raised in SoCal, traveled the world and always returned home. Hate what is going on but it's better then any alternate we can think of...
by WRB
Thu Nov 05, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Kaput
Replies: 18
Views: 1560

Re: Kaput

NEXT STOP WILLOUGHBY............................. I believe you are looking for a whistle stop in the Twilight Zone called Willoughby Tom.I always wanted to go myself :lol: I don't think I would discount NorCal. I went to High School and we had a resort on Clear Lake in the early 70's. The county i...
by WRB
Thu Nov 05, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Kaput
Replies: 18
Views: 1560

Re: Kaput

I started this thread thinking what state a conservative could move to from California. I knew Idaho was where most Move to followed by Tennessee and Teaxs. Now after today my search is what country to move to?
Tom
by WRB
Tue Nov 03, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Hard Baits
Topic: Wtb crawdads
Replies: 1
Views: 341

Re: Wtb crawdads

Since quagga mussel issues live crawdads are not availble. Buy or make traps and catch your own.
Tom.
by WRB
Mon Nov 02, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Kaput
Replies: 18
Views: 1560

Re: Kaput

Redding is very hot during the summer and no desire to move north anymore. A few freinds from SoCal in the mid 70's age up moved to the Shasta area and enjoy it. I have been blessed my entire life and achieved most of my fishing goals. The 20 lb + bass escaped my grasp, came close. Watching the elec...
by WRB
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Kaput
Replies: 18
Views: 1560

Re: Kaput

Thank you for all the good advice and warm thoughts. Before I archived my fishing experiences I did write write a few articles when my name was better known in the 80's. If interested PM your email and I will send a copy. A Rare Chance at a World Record. Lake Isabella '86 and Horizontal Jigging '95....
by WRB
Sun Nov 01, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Kaput
Replies: 18
Views: 1560

Re: Kaput

Thank you!
Texas is out been there too many times to mention over 50 years in the aerospace business. Good fishing for sure but the weather sucks and in recent years too many Californians have spoiled the politics and acceptance of the local folks.
Tom
by WRB
Sun Nov 01, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Kaput
Replies: 18
Views: 1560

Kaput

After losing my son this year to Renal cancer, putting up with COVID 19 and now facing the prospect of Biden winning then impeached with Kamala Harris President Nancy Polsey VP we faced with the question where to move? I am a born and raised Californian that loves my State. The weather is ideal, the...
by WRB
Sun Nov 01, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rare monster green sturgeon at Suisun Bay VIDEO
Replies: 8
Views: 1140

Re: Rare monster green sturgeon at Suisun Bay VIDEO

White Sturgeon
by WRB
Wed Oct 28, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trump’s claims about California water & a “certain little tiny fish
Replies: 38
Views: 2537

Re: Trump’s claims about California water & a “certain little tiny fish

Tulare lake made up the southern end of the valley. A massive estuary marsh made up the Delta northern end of the valley. Free flowing major rivers flooded the entier Delta to Sacramento until the Dikes system was contructed and water pumped out inbetween. Everything has changed no more massive floo...
by WRB
Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trump’s claims about California water & a “certain little tiny fish
Replies: 38
Views: 2537

Re: Trump’s claims about California water & a “certain little tiny fish

The Los Anglels DWP biult and maintains the Feather River Project Oriville Dam, San Loius Ray Dam and Aqueduct that transports water south to the city of LA who gets about 20% of the water. Agriculture gets by far the most water. None of this water is free anyone, we all pay for it. Off topic but th...
by WRB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trump’s claims about California water & a “certain little tiny fish
Replies: 38
Views: 2537

Re: Trump’s claims about California water & a “certain little tiny fish

In the 50's the "valley" as the locals refer to still had marsh areas from Mendota pool south to Wasco area with several Federal preserves for ducks and geese. Kern county refuge on the south end had several duck clubs. It looked like cotton fields for miles and miles and potato farms. The...
by WRB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trump’s claims about California water & a “certain little tiny fish
Replies: 38
Views: 2537

Re: Trump’s claims about California water & a “certain little tiny

For eons the Merced, Kings, Kern several other flowed into the Tulare basin creating a lake 120 miles long and 50 miles wide. Mid 1800's steam ships travel between Bakerfield to Fresno. Dams were built on the rivers to control flooding and a Tulare lake slowly drained into the aquifer. 100 years of ...
by WRB
Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trump’s claims about California water & a “certain little tiny fish
Replies: 38
Views: 2537

Re: Trump’s claims about California water & a “certain little tiny fish

Time changes everything. The statement the southern San Jauqine Valley was a desert is false, lake Tulare was largest lake west if the Mississippi 150 years ago, now the Tulare basin.
Tom
by WRB
Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trump’s claims about California water & a “certain little tiny fish
Replies: 38
Views: 2537

Re: Trump’s claims about California water & a “certain little tiny fish

The history of water wars in California is epic and interesting to study. I agree with Mark on the southern San Jauqine Valley farming and now dairy businesses benefiting from the Northern California river system via the aqueducts shipping water south. Expanding agriculture as the aquafers dry up fr...
by WRB
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: 3 reel lot, Daiwa, Ryobi, (Shimano**sold**)
Replies: 0
Views: 267

3 reel lot, Daiwa, Ryobi, (Shimano**sold**)

Ryobi AD4000V V spool
Daiwa TD 103 HIA
Shimano Bantam 1000 in box**sold**
Lot for $45 shipped
PM for photos,
Tom
by WRB
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Hard Baits
Topic: Vintage Bagley Balsa lure lo**Sold**
Replies: 0
Views: 155

Vintage Bagley Balsa lure lo**Sold**

Original Bagley Balsa Small Fry series: Baby Bass, 1 ea natural and charteuse Crappie, 3 ea, natural and charteuse Bluegill, 1 ea, chartreuse Shad, 2 ea DB, 2 ea, natura Baby bass and charteuse DB3, 2ea, charteuse brown craw, 1 std, 1 long cast 2 4" Twitcher, charteuse Total 15 lure, excellent ...
by WRB
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Soft Baits
Topic: 450 Roboworms worms, creature and few swimbaits**sold**
Replies: 3
Views: 652

Re: 450 Roboworms worms, creature and few swimbaits

PM email for photos, anthing you are interested in? Easyier to start with my listing.
Tom
by WRB
Mon Sep 28, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Local hand pour and discontinued injection molded worms
Replies: 2
Views: 460

Local hand pour and discontinued injection molded worms

I have posted in the soft plastics forum worms and creature for both local hand pour and molded soft plastics worms and creatures; Robo, Iovino, Local hand pours and discontinued injection worms like Flutter Craft etc. a list is availble for anyone interested. PM your your email.
Tom
by WRB
Sun Sep 27, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Soft Baits
Topic: Hundreds of injection mold soft plastics**sold**
Replies: 0
Views: 240

Hundreds of injection mold soft plastics**sold**

.25 cents each, PM for listing.***sold***
by WRB
Sun Sep 27, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Soft Baits
Topic: Hundreds of local hand pour worms @ 20 ents each**sold**
Replies: 0
Views: 203

Hundreds of local hand pour worms @ 20 ents each**sold**

PM for for listing and any photos
by WRB
Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Soft Baits
Topic: 450 Roboworms worms, creature and few swimbaits**sold**
Replies: 3
Views: 652

450 Roboworms worms, creature and few swimbaits**sold**

Sold*** entiera lot $90 or minimum 200 @ 25 cents each for free shipping.
PM for listing.
Tom
by WRB
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Soft Baits
Topic: 3K+ vintage soft plastic worms and crestures
Replies: 0
Views: 266

3K+ vintage soft plastic worms and crestures

Local SoCal hand pours and vintage injection molded worms and creatures; Preferred, Western, Ambusher, Bonzai, Roboworm, Iovino, Flutter craft, Yamamoto, Garlard, Smitty, Zank, Berkley, etc, etc.
PM for listing, .25C per worm /creature.
Tom
by WRB
Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Hard Baits
Topic: Vinyl skirts and football jigs***sold***
Replies: 2
Views: 276

Re: Vinyl skirts and football jig

trouble texting photos no issue via email, PM email address... Sent via email, thank you.
by WRB
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Hard Baits
Topic: Vinyl skirts and football jigs***sold***
Replies: 2
Views: 276

Vinyl skirts and football jigs***sold***

Any interest in Vinyl sprig skirts? I have black, black-brown, purple, purple black-purple-brown and blue-brown.
3/4 oz plain and painted Football jigs with 5/0 blk-Ni 32746 & Gamakatsu 604 hooks.
If interested PM me for details and price.
Tom
by WRB
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lure ID...
Replies: 5
Views: 790

Re: Lure ID...

Looks like ABT Dirty Donkey, except has BG footprint logo.
Tom
by WRB
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Hard Baits
Topic: Reaction Strike swimbait***sold***
Replies: 0
Views: 192

Reaction Strike swimbait***sold***

9" wooden jointed swimbait nib $15
PM for photo
Free shipping if combined with my other lures listed
Pam for photo
USPS $8
by WRB
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Soft Baits
Topic: Swimbaits, enteir lot for $25 local pick up.***sold***
Replies: 0
Views: 281

Swimbaits, enteir lot for $25 local pick up.***sold***

so,d[b] [/b]3:16 Top Dawg 9"trout , rigged, new 1 surface, 2 slow sink, $10 ea or 3 for $25 original Optima trout, rigged, used 2 ea 7" and 2ea 6", $5 ea, 2 for $9 4 for $15 Stocker 7" trout, rigged, used $5 Original Eagle 9" through hook, rigged,used $5 Basstrix 8" ri...
by WRB
Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Hard Baits
Topic: Custom double buzz bait***sold***
Replies: 0
Views: 237

Custom double buzz bait***sold***

Don't recall local mfr's, 1 oz chartreuse Shad head w/ green/ charteuse/pearl shirt. $10
Free shipping when combined with any of my lures posted. USPS $8
Please PM email for photo
Tom
by WRB
Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Hard Baits
Topic: Structure spoons, entier lot for $25 local pick up***sold***
Replies: 0
Views: 211

Structure spoons, entier lot for $25 local pick up***sold***

Haddock, 1/2, 3/4, 1 oz, 7 for $20 Megabait**, original no longer in production 3/4 oz, w/owner feathered hooks, 4 for $20 Wards Mr. Chsmp*1/2 & 3/4 oz 8 for $24 (5 w/owner feathered treble hooks. Free shipping for orders $50 or more, combined with orders of any lures listed, USPS $8 Please PM e...
by WRB
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Hard Baits
Topic: Lipless lures***sold***
Replies: 0
Views: 185

Lipless lures***sold***

Rattle Trap, 2 ea, 4", 1 oz, bone painted, Cordell Spot, 2 ea, 3/4 oz blue shad Xcalibdor, 3/4 oz blue Shad Nichols, 2 ea 4" 1 oz, and 2ea 3/4 oz blue/charteuse Shad. Set of 2 for $12, $7.50 ea, 8 for $45 Free shipping for order $50 or more, combined with my lures posts, USPS $8 Please PM ...
by WRB
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Hard Baits
Topic: Vintage & current lures
Replies: 0
Views: 175

Vintage & current lures

Arbogast Musky wood Jitter Bug, black & custom trout, $40 for 2, $15/blk, $20/ trout Bass jitter bugs, 2 black, 1 frog, 3 for $12 or $5 each. Arbogaster, 3 for $15 Bagley original balsa Rattling Twicther, 4" Dazzle/chartreuse, 2 mint $30 or $20 each Original balsa Small Fry, 2 baby bass,3 c...
by WRB
Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Sold
Replies: 2
Views: 379

Re: brand new IROD XL swim

Caution....check the shipping cost! 84" tube is maximum USPS, 84 1/2" is very expensive :(
Tom
by WRB
Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Soft Baits
Topic: Pork rind jig trailers*** sold***
Replies: 0
Views: 296

Pork rind jig trailers*** sold***

Uncle Josh #23 Kicker Frog, white* 2 Jars w/4 & 3 trailerseach #33 Craw, barn red, 1 jar /3 trailers each #34 Craw, black, 1 jar / 3 trailers each #101-A Spin Frig, black, 3 jars w/ 5 trailers each $45,for the lot of 7 jars. PM with email for photos Super Pork****sold**** Small jars with 3 trail...
by WRB
Sat Aug 15, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Pork Rinds
Replies: 11
Views: 1205

Re: Pork Rinds

The thread End of An Era; Uncle Josh Discontinued , Jan 2016 I posted how to make pork rind trailers.
PM email and can send you a copy and a list of what I have available, if interested.
Added list of pork rind availble in the ad forum under soft baits.
Tom
by WRB
Fri Aug 14, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Pork Rinds
Replies: 11
Views: 1205

Re: Pork Rinds

Does it float? Swim on the fall? Most important does it catch giant bass!
Anyone interested I will inventory my pork rind trailers and if you pm email will send photos.
I can vacuum seal the jars for safe shipping.
Tom
by WRB
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Pork Rinds
Replies: 11
Views: 1205

Re: Pork Rinds

Pork rind isn't illegal. I posted a how to make pork rind jig trailers on this site when Uncle Josh and Super Pork stopped offering the real thing. I have been selling my tackle reels,rods, lures and boat and have no reason to hang onto to my collection of custom or over the counter pork rind jig tr...
by WRB
Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Swimbait rods***sold***
Replies: 1
Views: 240

Swimbait rods***sold***

Irod IRG805SB-XH, 8' 3-10 oz lures swimbait rod, Used in very good condition $75
Okuma GS-C-7'10", 1-6 oz lures swimbait rod, used in very good condition $50
PM text or email for photo's
Prefer local pick up. Will bundle both rods for $100 and ship.
Tom
by WRB
Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Bait Casting rods****all rods sold****
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Bait Casting rods****all rods sold****

Fenwick, G.Loomis, Lamiglas, Lew's, Phenix, Iused rods. Fenwick Techna AV, AVC66MHF ,6'6" 3/8-1 oz, wt 5 1/2oz, $50 Fenwick HMG, HTC 786, 6'6" 3/8-1oz, wt 5 1/2oz, $25 Fenwick/ Fish Eagle II CX2, GMU704-2, 7' 3/8- 2 1/4 oz, wt6 7/8 oz $25 G.Loomis PR845C, MH Mod/7' popping (spoon & lig...
by WRB
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Ryobi casting reel
Replies: 0
Views: 171

Ryobi casting reel

Ryobi AD4000V spool, 5:1, aluminum frame, 7 1/4 oz, $40, excellent condition.
PM to text or email photo's.
Tom
by WRB
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Ardent casting reel
Replies: 0
Views: 119

Ardent casting reel

Ardent XS, 6.3:1, right hand, $45, in box.
PM to text or email photo's.
Tom
by WRB
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Lew's casting reels
Replies: 0
Views: 222

Lew's casting reels

Lew's RB3 round reel, 5.2:1, good condition in box, nice crankbait reels, $25 or 2 for $40"
PM to text or email photo's
Tom
by WRB
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Shimano casting reels***sold***
Replies: 0
Views: 311

Shimano casting reels***sold***

Cardiff 300A, 5.8:1, like new in box, $70, $130 for 2.
Vintage Shimano 1000, 5:1, excellent condition in box $50
PM to text or email photos.
Tom
by WRB
Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Daiwa casting reels, updated
Replies: 0
Views: 255

Daiwa casting reels, updated

TD 103HiA, 6.3:1, used, $50

TD 105HiA, shallow spool, 6.3:1, used.***sold***

TD 153HSTA, super tuned, 6.3:1, used in box.
$150
****sold**** TD Fuego original red magnesium, 6.3:1
$100, PM text or email for photos, reels are right hand.
Tom
aka WRB
by WRB
Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2005 Triton TR-175 w/ 115 Optimax, Casitas cabled **sold**
Replies: 2
Views: 674

Re: 2005 Triton TR-175 w/ 115 Optimax, Casitas cabled

PM email or text me 805/368.1058 if you need more detail let me know.
Tom
by WRB
Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 2005 Triton TR-175 w/ 115 Optimax, Casitas cabled **sold**
Replies: 2
Views: 674

2005 Triton TR-175 w/ 115 Optimax, Casitas cabled **sold**

Always garaged very clean w/MG Tour 82, white w/gun metal trim/ grey carpets, Merc 115 Optimax with only 52 hours, 8' rod locker, Lowrance LCX-19 w/Navonics & X510, swing trailer w/new Goodyear tires. PM email for photos. $12K
Tom Young, cell# 805/368.1058,
by WRB
Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: The lightest baitcaster?
Replies: 10
Views: 820

Re: The lightest baitcaster?

To the best of my knowledge all low profile Abu and Lew's reels are made by Dobo in Korea*. JDAM Shimano reels are made in Japan.
Tom
*edited

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