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by MichaelB
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake Algae Cleaner ?
Replies: 7
Views: 679

Clear Lake Algae Cleaner ?

Any recommendations to remove the Clear Lake algae from boat hull ?
Fiberglass/gelcoat .....
by MichaelB
Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: New Bass Trail up North?
Replies: 4
Views: 802

Re: New Bass Trail up North?

No idea ..... but you are right, they have events pending 3 or 4 weekends a month in 2021.
Just what we need, another tournament circuit.

https://wildlife.ca.gov/Fishing/Inland/ ... osed-North
by MichaelB
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: BBT teams ML region Aug 8th out of Ladd's
Replies: 1
Views: 278

Re: BBT teams ML region Aug 8th out of Ladd's

The BBT Delta Wine on June 27th was none of the above. The weigh in was a "drive-by" on the street that circles the park. You load boat and exit the parking lot and turn to the right and get in line for the weigh-in. Word of caution: In the morning, you were lined-up to get thru the kiosk ...
by MichaelB
Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Ladds
Replies: 8
Views: 1851

Re: Delta Ladds

Although Ladds is in a nice area, nothing is very secure in Stockton ..... there are multiple hotels on March Lane between the freeway and Ladds, doubt you will be close to your boat.
by MichaelB
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 25.49 To Win Clear Lake | NewJen Results June 26
Replies: 39
Views: 3883

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

Dave, when your livewells are operating properly that's all fine. But how is recirculating 90+ degree water for the day compare to pumping in oxygen? Some fishermen don't seem to understand that it isn't the water temp alone that is the cause. It's because there is no oxygen in the high temp water....
by MichaelB
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minnkota Warranty repair/Delta area
Replies: 5
Views: 403

Re: Minnkota Warranty repair/Delta area

You're in luck. This guy is retired, an Authorized Minn-Kota Repair Station ....... he works out of his house, and is very reasonable.

Sidewinder Marine
2817 Joy Ave, Ceres, CA, 95307
(209) 380-1000
by MichaelB
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 25.49 To Win Clear Lake | NewJen Results June 26
Replies: 39
Views: 3883

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

Dont need an oxygenator if live wells are working correctly. Ive fished New Jenn in Past and they run a good circuit. They have had drive by live well checks in past . We used to have to drive by with lids open and live wells running or you went to back of line until they were working.I think in su...
by MichaelB
Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:20 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 25.49 To Win Clear Lake | NewJen Results June 26
Replies: 39
Views: 3883

Re: 25.49 To Win Clear Lake

NewJen Rules:
"All boats must have an aerated live well suitable to sustain a tournament limit in releasable condition"

CLEARLY obvious this did not occur.
by MichaelB
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 16th Annual Northern California Delta Club Classic / Oct 24, 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 228

16th Annual Northern California Delta Club Classic / Oct 24, 2020

16th Annual Northern Calif Delta Club Classic - October 24, 2020 Russos Marina, Bethel Island Hosted by the Delta Bass Club This is a Club vs Club format, total weight six teams. $120 per Boat = $720 per Club Delta Bass Club hosts BBQ, provides trophies and all remaining proceeds are paid back to wi...
by MichaelB
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Calculating Bass Weight
Replies: 8
Views: 622

Re: Calculating Bass Weight

I have a reliable and accurate method of determining weight of bass:
Take the anglers report of fishes weight ..... and deduct 40% for true weight !
by MichaelB
Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake Lodging ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1454

Re: Clear Lake Lodging ?

Just received notice that lodging for "travel & leisure" will be opening in Lake County on June 12.
This came from Hotel/Marina where I have reservations .....
by MichaelB
Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Tunnel sneak attack
Replies: 16
Views: 1240

Re: Delta Tunnel sneak attack

Might also be noted that my good friend Mark Poulson did not "author" the OP, it was copied from a "Restore the Delta" email distribution. ANYONE who fishes the Delta should be grateful beyond words that RTD is out there trying to protect our Delta. Thank you Mark and keep it up....
by MichaelB
Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: windy wednesday
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: windy wednesday

I think the wednesday nite tournaments are back, don't know about the well liked videos.

windy-wednesday-nighters-t127256.html
by MichaelB
Fri Jun 05, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Melones
Replies: 13
Views: 2230

Re: New Melones

Would suck to be the co-angler on that boat !
by MichaelB
Wed Jun 03, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake Lodging ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1454

Re: Clear Lake Lodging ?

Having had to re-schedule Clear Lake reservations now twice, All hotels & lodging in Lake County for "travel and leisure" are closed. Middle of June opening of lodging may be optimistic. These guys are getting killed right now being closed.
by MichaelB
Fri May 29, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake lodging?
Replies: 2
Views: 486

Re: Clear Lake lodging?

All Lake County lodging for "travel & leisure" is closed.
May remain closed for a while if Lake County follows suit with County of SF
by MichaelB
Fri May 29, 2020 5:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Wouldn't it be nice
Replies: 29
Views: 3038

Re: Wouldn't it be nice

DanIsaac wrote:if our DFW would actually do something for a warm water fishery around here?

Good luck with that wish ..... in California LM Bass are a non-native invasive species. Half of our legislators would prefer bass were eradicated.
by MichaelB
Thu May 28, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: BBT- Tournament Updates
Replies: 10
Views: 1060

Re: BBT- Tournament Updates

Disappointing News Continues:
BBT just cancelled May 30 & May 31 at Pedro
by MichaelB
Sat May 16, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Gel coat restorer
Replies: 9
Views: 1142

Re: Gel coat restorer

by MichaelB
Sat May 16, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake Opening for Locals Saturday ???
Replies: 36
Views: 6335

Re: Clear Lake Opening for Locals Saturday ???

Effective May 15:
"All Lake County waterways are now open without restrictions"

Looks like restaurants can open. Hotels, bars and gaming remain closed.

http://health.co.lake.ca.us/Assets/Depa ... 051520.pdf
by MichaelB
Fri May 15, 2020 4:53 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: More Lake Berryessa re-openings!
Replies: 3
Views: 1801

Re: More Lake Berryessa re-openings!

"Family Units Only - No Guests Allowed at This Time" ......
This is a step forward, but does not sound like you can fish with a friend
by MichaelB
Thu May 14, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake Opening for Locals Saturday ???
Replies: 36
Views: 6335

Re: Clear Lake Opening for Locals Saturday ???

Lake County Health Dept has not issued updated guidelines since May 08 when the Lake was opened to "Locals" It is possible that area businesses (hotels / tackle shops) are aware in advance that the County is about to loosen the restrictions ..... but that has not occurred yet. I believe th...
by MichaelB
Mon May 11, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Delta Tournament Annoucement
Replies: 12
Views: 3187

Re: Delta Tournament Annoucement

Yes, out of Russo’s and $290 all in each day. Plus $50 for the NewJen membership for those who aren’t members. I asked on their Facebook post According to their lengthy announcement, the only way to register and pay for either day is thru their website ...... which currently lists nothing. Since th...
by MichaelB
Mon May 11, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Delta Tournament Annoucement
Replies: 12
Views: 3187

Re: Delta Tournament Annoucement

Are there New Jen Tournaments May 23 & May 24 out of Russos ?
Nothing updated on your website.
by MichaelB
Thu May 07, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake Opening for Locals Saturday ???
Replies: 36
Views: 6335

Re: Clear Lake Opening for Locals Saturday ???

Caleb.Smith wrote:Ive seen multiple videos of guys out on kayaks today.

Fishing from "non-motorized" boats was approved last Saturday May 02
by MichaelB
Thu May 07, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake Opening for Locals Saturday ???
Replies: 36
Views: 6335

Clear Lake Opening for Locals Saturday ???

I'm just the messenger:
Informed sources state Clear Lake will be opening to Lake County residents only this Saturday May 09.
Bear in mind all the public ramps are barricaded ..... which may not be taken down immediately saturday morning.
by MichaelB
Wed May 06, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake
Replies: 46
Views: 5785

Re: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake

Today I stopped by a local tackle shop that is open, dropped a $100 just because, I mean its not like i needed this stuff but felt its the right thing to do. I was told that the No Fishing rule from a kayak changed on Saturday, I had not heard that? See link: page 11 (K)(c) This order which was iss...
by MichaelB
Tue May 05, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: ***2016 RANGER Z-519 $38,995* ANGLERS MARINE***
Replies: 8
Views: 3023

Re: ***2016 RANGER Z-519 $38,995* ANGLERS MARINE***

BlueLineFishing wrote:Make sure to update your post as "SOLD" when the boat is no longer available. Thanks for letting me know.

Hey BlueLine ..... nice job filling up this complete used boat forum with stupid requests for boats that were on sale 12 to 24 months ago.
by MichaelB
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake
Replies: 46
Views: 5785

Re: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake

I gave them the same suggestion almost 2 weeks ago open one ramp up North and 1 ramp down South to residence that already have 2020 permits and limited to 1 angler per vessel Lake County, or any other government entity is not going to issue any guideline that limits "one angler per vessel"...
by MichaelB
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Where can you launch on the Delta?
Replies: 12
Views: 1969

Re: Where can you launch on the Delta?

Sorry to hijack the thread, but can anyone confirm if Russo's is open or not? I read they were closed the first week of April, but not sure if it was Covid or a death in the family related and may be open. Called and just got vmail. As of last Saturday, April 25 Russos was closed. It is my understa...
by MichaelB
Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake
Replies: 46
Views: 5785

Re: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake

Since I have now cancelled and re-scheduled two lodging reservations trying to stay ahead of BBT reshuffling their schedule, I was informed by the marina host that Clear Lake would not be opened to out of County residents until the SIP Orders are lifted and Lodging is also re-opened in Lake County. ...
by MichaelB
Mon Apr 27, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CA Fishing Tournament Update Thru June 1
Replies: 2
Views: 2611

Re: CA Fishing Tournament Update Thru June 1

What is the difference between CDFW "encouraging all fishing contest permittees" to cancel tournaments and actually just banning tournaments ? I get it that there could be some blow-back if the State cancelled issued permits, but encouraging event cancellations is a far cry from cancelling...
by MichaelB
Mon Apr 27, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Waterway Closure List by County
Replies: 2
Views: 1518

Waterway Closure List by County - Updated

Attached Waterway Closure List by County - Updated April 26
Nor-Cal Guides & Sportsmans Asso.

https://files.constantcontact.com/6cf07 ... 4cb6ec.pdf
by MichaelB
Sun Apr 26, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Will it Fit?
Replies: 18
Views: 1779

Re: Will it Fit?

Trailer Tongue Folded / Motor Down:
Ranger Z520L = 23'-9
Ranger Z519L = 23'-1
by MichaelB
Sat Apr 25, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Will it Fit?
Replies: 18
Views: 1779

Re: Will it Fit?

At 21' deep you are going to have to push the trailer over so it is diagonal with either the 19' boat or a Z520L
by MichaelB
Sat Apr 25, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake
Replies: 46
Views: 5785

Re: Still NO FISHING at Clear Lake

Dave Brabec wrote:We had 6 cases of the virus 5 have recovered. Cant get on the lake and down at Orwood they just closed the ramp because the parking lot is over Full

Orwood is a complete circus about 1:00 with "pleasure craft" ..... getting there at safe light there is plenty of parking
by MichaelB
Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Any Clear Lake Insight ?
Replies: 20
Views: 2703

Re: Any Clear Lake Insight ?

So what this is telling me, if the attached Lake County Addendum #4 expires on June 01, then ramps remain closed and "motorized boats" are prohibited until June 01 also.

http://health.co.lake.ca.us/Assets/update042320.pdf
by MichaelB
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Waterway Closure List by County
Replies: 2
Views: 1518

Waterway Closure List by County

Received this from Nor-Cal Guides & Sportsman:

https://files.constantcontact.com/6cf07 ... eb7638.pdf
by MichaelB
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Any Clear Lake Insight ?
Replies: 20
Views: 2703

Re: Any Clear Lake Insight ?

birdman920 wrote:I wouldn’t hold my breath’ for lake to open ! at least to non residents!.....

You are probably correct ..... and yes, I could see Lake County residents getting earlier access.
by MichaelB
Sun Apr 19, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Any Clear Lake Insight ?
Replies: 20
Views: 2703

Re: Any Clear Lake Insight ?

After reading closely!... all I get from this “ is Gary Pace has significant real estate holdings “ & is allowing himself to stay in business!....LOL ! I have a reservation at a Clearlake marina. When the SIP order if lifted, the Lake will be reopened. They go hand in hand. Feel free to contact...
by MichaelB
Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Any Clear Lake Insight ?
Replies: 20
Views: 2703

Re: Any Clear Lake Insight ?

by MichaelB
Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Any Clear Lake Insight ?
Replies: 20
Views: 2703

Any Clear Lake Insight ?

Lake County / Clear Lake closure ends May 4th.
Any insight if the closure will be extended ?
by MichaelB
Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What Marinas are open on the delta?
Replies: 33
Views: 5768

Re: What Marinas are open on the delta?

Fished with wife Saturday morning at Orwood. Arrived 6:30 and main lot was about 80% full. Only contact was handing thru cafe window launch fee. No line to launch. Pulled out at 11:00, no line to load either. There were at 11:30 when I left about 6 ski/wake boats getting prepped. These boats had 6 o...
by MichaelB
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CDFW Emergency Meeting Fiasco
Replies: 9
Views: 804

Re: CDFW Emergency Meeting Fiasco

https://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/2020/04/09/california-fish-and-game-commission-emergency-meeting-will-be-rescheduled-for-next-week/ See this paragraph ..... would seem to be positive news: “We also want to make it crystal clear that today’s proposed decision was not about banning fishing statewide o...
by MichaelB
Thu Apr 09, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Here's Your Chance! CDFW Emergency Meeting to Determine Covid Fishing Restriction
Replies: 35
Views: 5228

Re: Here's Your Chance! CDFW Emergency Meeting to Determine Covid Fishing Restriction

And here is our much anticipated CDFW Meeting ..... I guess no meeting is good news.

2020-04-09_0858.jpg
by MichaelB
Wed Apr 08, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lobbying for the San Joaquin farmers and water districts
Replies: 1
Views: 291

Re: Lobbying for the San Joaquin farmers and water districts

Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director, Restore the Delta responded: Minority Leader McCarthy and Westlands Water District’s “surrender Dorothy” advocacy directed at Governor Newsom during the COVID pandemic is unconscionable. With increased exports, water quality in the Delta not only deteri...
by MichaelB
Wed Apr 08, 2020 4:17 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Here's Your Chance! CDFW Emergency Meeting to Determine Covid Fishing Restriction
Replies: 35
Views: 5228

Re: Here's Your Chance! CDFW Emergency Meeting to Determine Covid Fishing Restriction

CDFW to potentially suspend sportfishing ...... and no restrictions from state on recreational boating?
So when we cant fish and every ski boat/wake boat has free access to the Delta, then we can really have something to complain about !!
by MichaelB
Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Dee Thomas on Russos and Launching
Replies: 3
Views: 1357

Re: Dee Thomas on Russos and Launching

According to the barrage of closed / not-closed posts on this forum, both Lazy M and Big Break are closed.
by MichaelB
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Russo's is closed
Replies: 3
Views: 835

Re: Russo's is closed

I just called Orwood, and as of 9:45 am ..... they are still open and will remain open until directed otherwise.
I would give them a call to confirm your plans.

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