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by backlash
Sat Jul 16, 2016 8:35 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What to do about small fishing club complainers
Replies: 15
Views: 2575

Re: What to do about small fishing club complainers

Been there for sure and it is frustrating. I got so fed up I formed my own Club. I was the only member but I still encountered the same problems.
by backlash
Sun Jun 28, 2015 8:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake this week....6/19/2015
Replies: 33
Views: 5293

Re: Clear Lake this week....6/19/2015

OK, I am an older guy with most of my Tournament fishing behind me. That said, it sounds like there is plenty of blame to go around. Just a note: I hope in the future none of you guys or gals have to take your kids out on the water and describe to them what it was like to fish in a tournament......i...
by backlash
Sun Jan 25, 2015 9:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Is Color important for Bass Fishing?
Replies: 17
Views: 2609

Re: Is Color important for Bass Fishing?

If it is not important, many of us have been spending waaay too much money for waaay too long!!!!
by backlash
Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: favorite lense color on dark glasses
Replies: 2
Views: 460

favorite lense color on dark glasses

What is your favorite lense color on polarized dark glasses, especially for bed fishin'? I know some might be better depending on cloud cover etc. but if you can only have one color what would it be? thanks....
by backlash
Sat Sep 01, 2012 7:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: frog fishing: braid question
Replies: 4
Views: 802

frog fishing: braid question

Can you fish frogs directly on "braid" or do have to go: braid to fluro then to the critter? thanks....
by backlash
Thu Aug 23, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: upcoming tournaments Clearlake
Replies: 3
Views: 812

upcoming tournaments Clearlake

Can anyone tell me what Tourneys are scheduled for Clearlake the weekend of October 5th/6th? Or where to attain the info....thanks
by backlash
Thu Mar 10, 2011 7:12 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Melones
Replies: 3
Views: 774

Re: New Melones

Hoping to kick butt? Now the gauntlet has been thrown....I'll have to fish harder. See you at weigh-in!!
by backlash
Wed Mar 02, 2011 8:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Melones water level
Replies: 1
Views: 416

New Melones water level

Can anyone give me the approximate lake level? I know its got to be rising but at what approximate capacity level is it now? Thanks
by backlash
Sat Jan 08, 2011 7:31 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: if you think it won't happpen to you
Replies: 8
Views: 1980

Re: if you think it won't happpen to you

Whoooaa Big Daddy how bout a alittle warning about the photo for those of us just sipping our morning coffee!
by backlash
Wed Oct 06, 2010 5:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What pound test?
Replies: 3
Views: 463

What pound test?

Without going into all the variables, just in general, what pound test line are you using for a. crankbaits and b. spinnerbaits.? thanks
by backlash
Wed Aug 04, 2010 5:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WON BASS........MAYBE THEY DON'T HAVE OUR BACKS?
Replies: 36
Views: 4371

Re: WON BASS........MAYBE THEY DON'T HAVE OUR BACKS?

LIKE EVERYONE ELSE........REHAB!!!
by backlash
Tue Jul 27, 2010 6:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Should we be that surprised?
Replies: 9
Views: 2866

Should we be that surprised?

Man, thats been alot of reading this past week. But, should we be surprised about cheating? I mean its everywhere isn't it? People cheat to get into College and the NCAA cheats to keep some of them in school. Some cheat on their spouses and some on their taxes. Performance inhancing drugs are everyw...
by backlash
Mon Jul 19, 2010 7:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: nail weighting senkos
Replies: 5
Views: 1924

nail weighting senkos

When nail weighting senkos (wacky rig) are you putting the weight in the nose of the senko or in the middle of it under the hook location? thanks
by backlash
Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: When fishing most tournaments.....
Replies: 12
Views: 2200

When fishing most tournaments.....

When fishing most tournaments is it within the rules to tie up to a dock and fish? What about anchoring? thanks
by backlash
Sat Oct 03, 2009 8:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clearlake winds today
Replies: 4
Views: 1007

Clearlake winds today

:?: Is it blowing big time at Clearlake today?
by backlash
Fri Sep 11, 2009 2:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Konocti Closing
Replies: 39
Views: 6264

Re: Konocti Closing

My family was from San Francisco and we used to vacation at Clearlake in the late 50's,early 60's. Take the drive up through Calistoga and through the winding road to the lake. We always stayed at the same resort in the "highlands". Austins beach had miniture golf and a roller skating rink nearby. E...
by backlash
Thu Sep 10, 2009 12:13 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Konocti Closing
Replies: 39
Views: 6264

Re: Konocti Closing

:shock: :shock: one of the funniest questions I ever saw on here regarding Clearlake was a guy who was going there for the first time and asking if there was anywhere around the Lake to meet chicks!!
by backlash
Thu Sep 10, 2009 8:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Konocti Closing
Replies: 39
Views: 6264

Re: Konocti Closing

Lots of folks poke fun at Clearlake; Be sure to lock your truck, lock your rod lockers, lock your room where you are staying etc. but you know it really is a shame whats happened there in the last decade.
by backlash
Sat May 23, 2009 4:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How sore are you after a day of fishing?
Replies: 52
Views: 6823

Re: How sore are you after a day of fishing?

I used to think it was just me feelin' that way...an Aleve 'round noon really helps through the rest of the day.
by backlash
Mon Apr 20, 2009 7:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Future pro at Folsom today, my .02
Replies: 50
Views: 7537

Re: Future pro at Folsom today, my .02

I'm not trying to stir this up, just posing a question: maybe, just maybe 160 boats in a tourney is a few too many?
by backlash
Sun Mar 22, 2009 7:44 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NFR-RIP OPD Officers - EOW 03-21-09
Replies: 13
Views: 1610

Re: NFR-RIP OPD Officers - EOW 03-21-09

Why is it so often a "parolee" is involved in these types of tragedys?
by backlash
Mon Feb 23, 2009 7:25 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ESPN's First year Classic
Replies: 8
Views: 1239

Re: ESPN's First year Classic

I totally agree...ESPN's coverage sucked!! Way too much of the guys sitting at their outdoor set complaining about the wind in their face and too little actual fishing coverage. And the weigh-in seemed to last about one minute. Great for Skeet but poor for the viewer.
by backlash
Thu Feb 12, 2009 4:04 pm
Forum: Vehicle Discussion
Topic: Quad /atv Question; need advice
Replies: 1
Views: 1772

Quad /atv Question; need advice

Need opinions and advice regarding purchasing an atv. Pretty much just for use on my property(spraying weeds etc.)and some trail use. My question is how much power (CC) do I really need and is independent rear suspension a "must have"? Am I looking at ATV's in the "400" range ?And I'd like some inpu...
by backlash
Sun Feb 08, 2009 8:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Pardee opener?
Replies: 1
Views: 486

Pardee opener?

Any word on how the opening weekend went at Lake Pardee?
by backlash
Fri Dec 26, 2008 1:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: A little annoyed with the classifieds section
Replies: 19
Views: 2933

Re: A little annoyed with the classifieds section

Just curious...do they pay for their ads or is it free to them like us? I mean they are a comercial outlet...
by backlash
Thu Nov 27, 2008 8:16 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: bass pro shops manteca
Replies: 29
Views: 4485

Re: bass pro shops manteca

Went BPS for the first time just the other day. Without getting into where you should shop or who you should support I will tell you this; It smoked Cabella's in Reno in every aspect. Heck BPS even had some things on sale!!!
by backlash
Sun Oct 05, 2008 6:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: KIMBO SLICE gone in ........
Replies: 23
Views: 3599

Re: KIMBO SLICE gone in ........

What a joke ...his next opponet should be Bret Musburger or Howard Cossell.
by backlash
Wed Oct 01, 2008 12:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Classifieds Question "Sold"
Replies: 3
Views: 596

Re: Classifieds Question "Sold"

I just discovered the problem. I had been logging in under the "log in to check your messages" button when I log in. Apparently, you have to use the "Log In" button to be able to edit an add. It makes a difference. Now I know. Thanks again for your help.
by backlash
Wed Oct 01, 2008 12:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Classifieds Question "Sold"
Replies: 3
Views: 596

Re: Classifieds Question "Sold"

I tried that, but there is not a button to switch to "sold" when I go to my add. The only time I see that button is when I first place the add and go to the next screen to edit/add a picture. Once I add the picture and am finished placing the add, that "sold" and/or "edit" option dissappears. No way...
by backlash
Wed Oct 01, 2008 11:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Classifieds Question "Sold"
Replies: 3
Views: 596

Classifieds Question "Sold"

Help! How do I go about posting "sold" on my ad in Classifieds. I can't seem to get it to do so. Sold my rods and reels and thanks to Western Bass for the free access.
by backlash
Sun Jul 20, 2008 9:23 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Here is the reason for 5 MPH at Folsom
Replies: 103
Views: 8616

Re: Here is the reason for 5 MPH at Folsom

Wow, can't believe I read all that. I have a suggestion though; instead of you guys typing back and forth, callin' each other names etc.. why not do this: meet at Hobie Cove parking lot...stand back to back with your favorite pole loaded with a Zara Spook , pace off 50 feet and start firing them at ...
by backlash
Wed Jun 11, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: From Napa paper Berryessa closing
Replies: 16
Views: 2538

Re: From Napa paper Berryessa closing

First off, I'm not a "government guy" by any means but this didn't happen over night. The resort folks have known for a very long time that this was coming. I had a mobile home at a resort there in the early seventies and it was talked about even then; when leases might run out.
by backlash
Wed May 28, 2008 1:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Berryessa Resorts closures
Replies: 18
Views: 2852

Re: Berryessa Resorts closures

I hadn't heard of a "megagroup" I thought these closures were just part of their leases running out; I think they have had them for forty years now. They fought it as long as they could but government body finally won out. I'd be surprised if they were going to let others come in and "build" but per...
by backlash
Fri May 16, 2008 7:31 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CAL DFG WILL INSPECT WATERCRAFT FOR QUAGGA/ZEBRA MUSSELS
Replies: 17
Views: 3048

Re: CAL DFG WILL INSPECT WATERCRAFT FOR QUAGGA/ZEBRA MUSSELS

What I would like to hear about or from is someone who has failed a test...be it roadside, Pardee or wherever. I have heard all the places they can "hide" on our boats, trailers etc. but who has experienced them being actually found?
by backlash
Tue Apr 29, 2008 8:20 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ok how about Amador Water Level
Replies: 3
Views: 536

Re: Ok how about Amador Water Level

I was there a few weeks back and it was VERY low. Shore folks couldn't fish in the area near the launch due to lake level. I think recently the owners said without huge rainfall it would remain that way.
by backlash
Fri Apr 11, 2008 9:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: transome savers/new style...old style
Replies: 6
Views: 905

transome savers/new style...old style

I've been seeing more guys using a newer style transome saver that blocks up underneath outboards as compared to the more typical type that goes from lower unit to boat trailer. Any comments regarding the newer type? Seems to me they don't really gain any support from anything....thanks
by backlash
Thu Mar 27, 2008 8:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Don Pedro:first time RVing with boat:suggestions?
Replies: 7
Views: 1006

Don Pedro:first time RVing with boat:suggestions?

Heading to Don Pedro soon with boat and RV for first time. Will be able to go during the week. I'd appreciate any info regarding the two campgrounds with "hook-ups". Anything you might mention to do or not to do would be appreciated. Should we launch, leave the trailer and get a dock: then proceed t...
by backlash
Wed Mar 19, 2008 3:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing New Hogan for the first time
Replies: 9
Views: 823

Re: Fishing New Hogan for the first time

On tournament day...blast off, put your boat back on the trailer and go to Pardee. Fish the "wrong side" of the buoy line and come back with plenty fishes in time for weigh-in. Any resemblance between this suggestion and past occurences is purely coincidental.
by backlash
Mon Mar 10, 2008 6:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Berryessa private trailer owners
Replies: 1
Views: 505

Berryessa private trailer owners

Anyone know of updates on the situation regarding privately owned trailers in the resorts on Berryessa. Are those folks still being told they have to go?
by backlash
Wed Feb 06, 2008 3:57 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Where to get ball caps made for our club?
Replies: 8
Views: 722

Re: Where to get ball caps made for our club?

Peter, teasing here; are you guys looking for caps....or chaps?
by backlash
Tue Feb 05, 2008 8:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 15 feet in 21 days.....
Replies: 5
Views: 1267

Re: 15 feet in 21 days.....

Several years ago I had a question regarding lake level control at Folsom and contacted the "powers that be". Simply put, I was told in no uncertain terms: Folsom Dam was built for flood control and we were lucky we could "recreate" on it. All I'm saying is they will manage the lake level to suit th...
by backlash
Mon Jan 28, 2008 12:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing Tides In the Delta?
Replies: 35
Views: 5892

Re: Fishing Tides In the Delta?

WOW! that's it, wow..
by backlash
Sun Jan 27, 2008 4:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Something is Fishy @ Folsom Lake
Replies: 19
Views: 2444

Re: Something is Fishy @ Folsom Lake

I don't have any specific knowledge to back up my thoughts. I just don't think those in charge care much about the fishing, recreational use on Folsom. I'll bet a friendly dime, even with snowpack, Folsom isn't allowed to fill this year.
by backlash
Sun Jan 27, 2008 9:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Something is Fishy @ Folsom Lake
Replies: 19
Views: 2444

Re: Something is Fishy @ Folsom Lake

Might be due to spillway construction but alot of that will be on the West side of the dam. I think they have the lake right where they want it; and where they'd like to keep it if they could.
by backlash
Thu Dec 27, 2007 9:07 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: engine tilt & trim issue
Replies: 7
Views: 1186

Re: engine tilt & trim issue

Cause: lunar proximity Remedy: reverse your boats position in your garage
by backlash
Sat Dec 15, 2007 8:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: East Cape Question/NBFR
Replies: 4
Views: 597

East Cape Question/NBFR

Touching base with my "down south" fishing friends from up here in Northern area. Question about a package trip to fish the "East Cape" area of the Sea of Cortez and need just one question answered if you have info: Is the end of March too early to get in some decent fishing there? Thanks
by backlash
Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:36 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minnows...
Replies: 9
Views: 1222

Re: Minnows...

I went to the "dark side" and tried them for the first time there this past fall. I should be writing this under a false name I guess. But boy can they be FUN. We drop-shotted them. Though they will "inhale" them we didn't lose or kill any due to deep hooking which was good. They would definately ma...
by backlash
Fri Nov 30, 2007 8:06 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Dallas vs. Green Bay/ but not for most of us
Replies: 2
Views: 1530

Re: Dallas vs. Green Bay/ but not for most of us

Opps...
by backlash
Thu Nov 29, 2007 2:37 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Dallas vs. Green Bay/ but not for most of us
Replies: 2
Views: 1530

Dallas vs. Green Bay/ but not for most of us

Well isn't that special! No cable coverage for us this evening; only those of you with dishes and "NFL packages". But I hope you all keep purchasing NFL jerseys and products for the Holidays; they need your support!!!
by backlash
Tue Nov 20, 2007 5:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Reno Cabela's - WOW
Replies: 14
Views: 2153

Re: Reno Cabela's - WOW

I made the drive up today and personally I was somewhat disappointed and here is why: Not one thing could I find that wasn't the same price as their catalog. Not one thing marked "grand opening price" or "sale price" or "Christmas" or anything like that. Had to visit once but thats it for me; beside...

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