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by Freefall
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: Tracker Grizzly 1754 duck/bass boat $4900
Replies: 0
Views: 348

Tracker Grizzly 1754 duck/bass boat $4900

Tracker Grizzly 1754 Welded hull. Tags are current. I have more pictures I can txt or e mail. 6" manual jack plate  Bilge pump and light bar wired in with switches.  Diamond plate floor with carpet.  Custom / removable trolling motor bracket.  Minn Kota 12V 55lb Maxxum trolling motor with HDI t...
by Freefall
Tue May 14, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: World record spotted bass
Replies: 27
Views: 3848

Re: World record spotted bass

One would think that Bullards would be the X for the next record..
by Freefall
Sat May 04, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta
Replies: 5
Views: 954

Re: Delta

Yeah....was just looking at the everyday Joe fishing there for things like accessibility issues, conditions, weather and such...could care less about tournaments, had my fill of them over the last 30 years...just fun fish now. thanks guys It's pretty wide open as far as where you want to go. The Mo...
by Freefall
Sat May 04, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Dobyns Champ Extreme 805Punch FS
Replies: 4
Views: 424

Re: Dobyns Champ Extreme 805Punch FS

FlippinDbombs wrote:Were are you located


Lodi area.
by Freefall
Sat May 04, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Dobyns Champ Extreme 805Punch FS
Replies: 4
Views: 424

Dobyns Champ Extreme 805Punch FS

I have a brand new, never used, Dobyns Champ Extreme 805 Punch rod with tags on it just taking up space.

I'll sell it for $200 or Possibly trade it for a Tranx 300.

If you are interested drop me a PM or txt 209 810 4484.
by Freefall
Thu May 02, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: This one sunk three years ago.... Delta Clean Up
Replies: 7
Views: 1532

Re: This one sunk three years ago.... Delta Clean Up

I like to look at it as man made structure.
by Freefall
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Moke water clarity
Replies: 2
Views: 362

Re: Moke water clarity

About 2 ft vis, turning green in Potato south of Tower, and then into Whites. North between Tower and Sycamore is clearing up, BUT still only about a foot to 1.5 vis. I was in these areas Friday. Big difference between Wednesday and Friday though, so looks like its finally starting to clear. Thank ...
by Freefall
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Moke water clarity
Replies: 2
Views: 362

Moke water clarity

Can anyone give me a general idea of the water clarity around tower park? PMs are welcome if you prefer not to post.

Thanks guys.
by Freefall
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Turner cut / Tiki information needed
Replies: 10
Views: 905

Re: Turner cut / Tiki information needed

monte300 wrote:Be careful on the Tiki ramp it’s pretty shallow with a slight slope i jacked a prop on it a couple years ago


Will do. That's the last thing I need.
by Freefall
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Turner cut / Tiki information needed
Replies: 10
Views: 905

Re: Turner cut / Tiki information needed

Thanks guys
by Freefall
Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Turner cut / Tiki information needed
Replies: 10
Views: 905

Turner cut / Tiki information needed

Does Turner cut or Tiki Lagoon keep their launches open with a drop box to pay?

I usually don't launch there but I'm going to try to squeeze in some time before work on Monday but will be launching early.

Any help is appreciated.
by Freefall
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Best punch skirt for ca delta cant find paycheck baits on Tackle wharehouse?
Replies: 3
Views: 651

Re: Best punch skirt for ca delta cant find paycheck baits on Tackle wharehouse?

I use Reins tungsten with the collar and just add whatever jig skirt to match.
by Freefall
Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta
Replies: 11
Views: 2309

Re: Delta

After this warm spell it should be pretty dang good ....
by Freefall
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Punching hook question
Replies: 8
Views: 483

Re: Punching hook question

Thanks for the responses. Oddly enough I picked up some of the Owner CPS hooks today. In case I wasn't clear in my initial comment. The issue I have is with the hook point pushing through the bait and snagging on the cover going in and out. It seems with the cam motion of the Snell knot when the bai...
by Freefall
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Punching hook question
Replies: 8
Views: 483

Punching hook question

I primarily fish the D and have punched for years. Besides frogging it's by far my favorite way to catch em. However, I HATE using a straight shank hook and Snell knot combo. I cannot keep the hook from punching through the bait and snagging the cover on the way in and out. Which leads to wasted tim...
by Freefall
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Sea lions flipping around giant bass in ca delta.
Replies: 7
Views: 1806

Re: Sea lions flipping around giant bass in ca delta.

Is duck season still open? Unfortunately no... I saw the same thing recently. Last year I found the remains of what would have been a solid 10. Its truly unfortunate how the D is taking such a decline between the spraying/pellets & sea lions. It's still an amazing fishery but a shell of itself.
by Freefall
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Tatulas for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 308

Tatulas for sale

I have some Tatulas taking up space in need of a home. All are a year old and in good shape. Minor scuffs from the boat and 100% mechanically sound. They cast a mile and the adjustments are outstanding. I'm only selling to help fund another purchase. All come with 832 braid on them. Some have 30, so...
by Freefall
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Great day at pedro with the kids! Bites on!
Replies: 3
Views: 848

Re: Great day at pedro with the kids! Bites on!

Best post I've seen in a while. Great job getting the littles on the water.
by Freefall
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Is the ca delta about to bust open?
Replies: 5
Views: 821

Re: Is the ca delta about to bust open?

If the temps rise it'll improve the reaction bite. The fish are around, just tight lipped. The bite window is small and presentation is everything. If it's not really close you aren't getting bit. The spawn will proceed regardless. Clarity doesn't effect the fish, just the fisherman. That said I boa...
by Freefall
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ready to mount my 11.6 pb on the wall...
Replies: 2
Views: 584

Re: Ready to mount my 11.6 pb on the wall...

That's awesome! On the frog too , I dig it.

I wish I had a picture with my PB to do that with. I need to get a mount done, I have pictures of the fish and measurements. Just not with me holding her.

It's awesome to have that memory. Strong work.
by Freefall
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: WTB Lowrance HDI skimmer transducer
Replies: 1
Views: 195

WTB Lowrance HDI skimmer transducer

If you have one in decent shape shoot me a line.

209 810 4484
by Freefall
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Hook 7 Down Scan
Replies: 3
Views: 752

Re: Hook 7 Down Scan

Chad LeBlanc wrote:Trades welcome!!!


Sent you a PM.
by Freefall
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 25.26 to win the Delta | NewJen Results March 2
Replies: 2
Views: 1655

Re: 25.26 to win the Delta | NewJen Results

As a rat that kills ducks/line sides and releases green fish it does my heart good to see those weights.
by Freefall
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Amador...
Replies: 16
Views: 1079

Re: Amador...

biteme wrote:We use to smoke em on big baits out there. Then they said something about Trout eating frogs so they stopped stocking the smaller Trout. The suck kicked in after that.


That sounds about right.
by Freefall
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing Camanche during the storm
Replies: 3
Views: 850

Re: Fishing Camanche during the storm

Solid work!
by Freefall
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ca delta bubba shot?
Replies: 8
Views: 1736

Re: Ca delta bubba shot?

I use a dobyns 733 and a 7:1 & flip it like you would a senko. It's been known to work.
by Freefall
Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Capell cove, Berryessa
Replies: 8
Views: 1075

Re: Capell cove, Berryessa

Still cheaper than Amador or Comanche... We're spoiled on the D to have so many options for launching and all are reasonably priced. However, I Absolutely love fishing berryessa. I live 15 minutes from comanche and I drive to Berry as often as I can. It fishes far better and has more to offer habita...
by Freefall
Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Amador...
Replies: 16
Views: 1079

Re: Amador...

They stock larger than average trout in there than other lakes. 2-4 pound trout is not a food source for bass. Plus all those bigger trout eat a lot baby bass. It is still a good lake, but not as good as it was in the past for bass. That's what I was thinking too. The stockers there now are typical...
by Freefall
Sat Mar 02, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: A-rig rod question
Replies: 11
Views: 1078

Re: A-rig rod question

Lots of options for an A-Rig rod. It depends on how much weight you're chucking. Most of us are using 3/16 or 1/4 oz heads. So even a big XD 10 rod will throw these weights. Many guys are using 795 SB rod but I fell it's too much rod. We have a light swim bait rod call 794 SB with a 12" handle...
by Freefall
Sat Mar 02, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Amador...
Replies: 16
Views: 1079

Re: Amador...

No doubt that there are/were big fish in the lake. I stuck my first 10 there at 13 years old. It could have been just a rough day on the water. I'll try it again in April and we'll see then.
by Freefall
Fri Mar 01, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Amador...
Replies: 16
Views: 1079

Amador...

I grew up fishing it and had good success there years ago. I hadn't been there in 10 years so I gave it a shot today... what a disappointment... maybe it was the lack of visibility but I threw the kitchen sink at them and blanked... its been a long time since that's happened. Talking to a few guys a...
by Freefall
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Camanche Water Level Pix
Replies: 2
Views: 957

Re: Camanche Water Level Pix

That's not bad at all. I've seen it where the tree was barely showing.

How was the clarity ?
by Freefall
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ca delta spinnerbait chatter bait size?
Replies: 4
Views: 617

Re: Ca delta spinnerbait chatter bait size?

I throw the chatterbait custom , jackhammer & picasso. Size depends on the height of the tide or depth I'm targeting. I adjust my trailer to fine tune the bait by speed of retrieval and depth I want it. There's no one answer. Spinnerbaits are similar. I throw a bling quite a bit and a hack attac...
by Freefall
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What are you doing different this year
Replies: 5
Views: 577

Re: What are you doing different this year

Fish more lakes. I've always been a delta rat but with the amount of rain, muddy water and overall below average fishing it's time to branch out.

I'm really hoping to catch my first hud & glide bait fish.
by Freefall
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 2019 Firefighter Summer Games Bass Tournament
Replies: 11
Views: 1065

Re: 2019 Firefighter Summer Games Bass Tournament

WAUTE wrote:1st responders or just hose draggers?


I cant believe they're willing to be drug away from playing XBox and nap time long enough to go fish.
by Freefall
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New boat question
Replies: 15
Views: 2279

Re: New boat question

Are you selling the Xpress? If so I'm interested.
by Freefall
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Does anyone know what area the delta pellet boats are launching out of!
Replies: 34
Views: 5730

Re: Does anyone know what area the delta pellet boats are launching out of!

No grass, no bass....

Without the grasses the D would suck.
by Freefall
Sun May 20, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Night Fishing
Replies: 12
Views: 2074

Re: Night Fishing

I love your name - must have been a winning ticket number! I have written articles on all your questions - they were excellent questions!! I have fished nights for about 40 years - guiding and fun fishing. Last year and so far this year, everyone wants to fish in daylight - imagine that!! Actually,...
by Freefall
Sat May 19, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mounting Graphs
Replies: 1
Views: 286

Re: Mounting Graphs

C&C Marine.... I've had great experiences with them.
by Freefall
Sun May 13, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: flouro recommendations (I usually use P-line)
Replies: 13
Views: 2092

Re: flouro recommendations (I usually use P-line)

If you can stomach the cost Sunline Sniper and Shooter have done very well for me.

I use braid to floro on all my rods so I don't go through as much line as most. I've been happy with the Tactical for certain techniques but I prefer the Sunline for Cranking and flipping a drop shot on the D.
by Freefall
Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Frog rod
Replies: 15
Views: 1413

Re: Frog rod

I have a Powell Max3D 736 frog rod for sale. Powell rods are not short on back bone. I've boat flipped numerous 7+ lb fish with no issue at all.
by Freefall
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing CA Delta April 23
Replies: 8
Views: 2646

Re: Fishing CA Delta April 23

bustout wrote:I think what is worse is seeing sea lions go thru spawning areas and eating/killing fish. I saw one last week pick up 3 bass within my sight....one looked over 5lb



I saw the same thing. It's heartbreaking to watch.
by Freefall
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing CA Delta April 23
Replies: 8
Views: 2646

Re: Fishing CA Delta April 23

Well said and solid info.
by Freefall
Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rod for throwing Toads
Replies: 11
Views: 909

Re: Rod for throwing Toads

The issue you can run into with "frog" rods is casting accuracy. Most toads aren't that heavy so they don't load the rod tip to cast accurately. I use a 733 or 734 Dobyns on 50lb braid. Hope that helps. Thank you, That is the problem I run into. On my reg. frog rod the toad is so lite tha...
by Freefall
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rod for throwing Toads
Replies: 11
Views: 909

Re: Rod for throwing Toads

The issue you can run into with "frog" rods is casting accuracy. Most toads aren't that heavy so they don't load the rod tip to cast accurately. I use a 733 or 734 Dobyns on 50lb braid. Hope that helps.
by Freefall
Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta, 26 Mar 18
Replies: 2
Views: 780

Re: Delta, 26 Mar 18

A 7 is a solid fish. Well done.
by Freefall
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Polarized sunglasses with reader or not
Replies: 3
Views: 680

Re: Polarized sunglasses with reader or not

I love the "Happy Lenses" that Spy used. They're a polarized smoke/brown lense. It sounds weird but they are extremely comfortable on your eyes.
by Freefall
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta giants
Replies: 22
Views: 3729

Re: Delta giants

I watched one get multiple big girls last spring in Frank's. It was heartbreaking to watch.

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