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by Smokie
Sun Jan 09, 2022 4:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: coolest fish catch I'll ever film...
Replies: 3
Views: 852

coolest fish catch I'll ever film...

http://www.westernbass.com/shared/images/fishermans_video.jpg https://www.fishermanswarehouse.com/ https://youtu.be/9ye74gACECY made a clip of the quest my little girl made to land her first bass... I got to fish a tourney on the same lake last season and got second, but was the most pissed I'll ev...
by Smokie
Wed Dec 29, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: largiezilla big oregon bass
Replies: 3
Views: 712

Re: largiezilla big oregon bass

pirates eyyy, arrrrh... i have a black flag in my boat at all times just in case... im accepting of newer basscats in the fleet :roll: :lol: yarrr mateys where b the trout eaters eyy... :P
by Smokie
Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: HUD rigging for spots
Replies: 7
Views: 2306

Re: HUD rigging for spots

On the smaller 6-8 inchers i like a back stinger for the ones who try the pin it down move, but most good ones will inhale the whole deal and the jig hook does a great job, putting a front stinger somwtimes makes the bait flop into your fish and can cause fails... however i butch brown all my bigger...
by Smokie
Wed Dec 29, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: largiezilla big oregon bass
Replies: 3
Views: 712

largiezilla big oregon bass

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https://www.fishermanswarehouse.com/

who says you cant catch em yo-yo'n in the summer time... loves me a lipless all year round... if yall like these please like and subscribe and help an idiot out...
by Smokie
Tue Dec 21, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: WNS New Year’s Day!
Replies: 9
Views: 1277

Re: WNS New Year’s Day!

this looks like fun fellas, biggest regret of my summer was not hitting the moonlighter the real overnight one...
by Smokie
Tue Dec 21, 2021 1:20 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Kicker'n it in nor-cal (clear lake fun)
Replies: 2
Views: 1303

Re: Kicker'n it in nor-cal (clear lake fun)

thanks man, i was grateful to be blessed with a great trip with some great guyus... your the first compliments i got and i appreciate that man im an idiot with computers, but I will be making more video soon... i have a ton more footage of great days out like these so tune in to my future stuff if y...
by Smokie
Tue Dec 21, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Big Storm Coming, What will fish do?
Replies: 12
Views: 1929

Re: Big Storm Coming, What will fish do?

Man them fish is gonna go out and buy a simms pro dry suit n layer up... oh wait their already wet :roll: Its looking like a good week for the big bait fellas who been waiting on the cold down south of me and its almost ice season in oregon north of me... but them shasta rats big sisters might come ...
by Smokie
Sun Dec 19, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2022 Fishing Licenses
Replies: 3
Views: 1180

Re: 2022 Fishing Licenses

Oregon did away with paper licenses mostly last year and it made for some great river headaches... Heres a lil public service announcement, and what has happened to me and several buds who take guys and gals downriver in oregon... Guys go online and buy their year and tag/day pass and don't download...
by Smokie
Sun Dec 19, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2022 Fishing Licenses
Replies: 3
Views: 1180

Re: 2022 Fishing Licenses

im gonna jump out on a limb and safely assume Ish had his license from last year, hence his new one not starting till jan 1st... Im stoked to see the real year program go into effect in cali, i bought at least 5 people theirs last year and some of those weren't until march-may so if my friends who p...
by Smokie
Fri Dec 17, 2021 1:34 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: Monster Smallmouth Crush HARD BITE Turns On!
Replies: 1
Views: 1041

Re: Monster Smallmouth Crush HARD BITE Turns On!

them is some tanks man, love me some good colored striped small jawls... nice fish man
by Smokie
Wed Dec 15, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Atmospheric River: Powerful Storm Fills Marin County Reservoirs, Creeks
Replies: 1
Views: 563

Re: Atmospheric River: Powerful Storm Fills Marin County Reservoirs, Creeks

hope lake mendo saw some much needed love like that... right on
by Smokie
Wed Dec 15, 2021 12:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Kicker'n it in nor-cal (clear lake fun)
Replies: 2
Views: 1303

Kicker'n it in nor-cal (clear lake fun)

http://www.westernbass.com/shared/images/fishermans_video.jpg https://www.fishermanswarehouse.com/ https://youtu.be/pn0zyvF1iEU some footage from earlier this year out on clear lake with some good buds, caught a 20lb bag almost all my days out on this particular trip almost a week striaght, but hit...
by Smokie
Tue Dec 14, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: phils prop tourney
Replies: 2
Views: 949

Re: phils prop tourney

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by Smokie
Tue Nov 30, 2021 1:38 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Water coming up a little at Clear Lake
Replies: 5
Views: 1654

Re: Water coming up a little at Clear Lake

back in june i watched a guy rip the axle off his trailer and mangle the fender pretty bad getting out at the oaks, the next day they repainted the flag lines a lil brighter... but he did make me sit on my boat for over an hour waiting for him to figure it out, he caused a decent lil pile up it was ...
by Smokie
Mon Nov 29, 2021 1:29 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Edge Rods
Replies: 7
Views: 1329

Re: Edge Rods

man o man... i agree the new loomis suck compared to the old school... I'm trying to talk my old pard outta this castaway he has that was my favorite jerk bait rod till he took it back... nothing ive picked up i liked as much, and this is one from the 90's from a bud who was heavy sponsored by casta...
by Smokie
Mon Nov 29, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jaw Dropper Video
Replies: 1
Views: 674

Re: Jaw Dropper Video

that looks like im gonna have to give it a try, i like the cut of its jibs... lol...
by Smokie
Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Johnny Morris donates $1.5 million
Replies: 3
Views: 700

Re: Johnny Morris donates $1.5 million

right on but dang thats a werid check, and 40 cents lol... wonder why he didnt cut em a nice round even number there must be something to that random total...
by Smokie
Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:51 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Agent E coming
Replies: 5
Views: 1181

Re: Agent E coming

crazy looking weed gaurd on that thing...
by Smokie
Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: First Woman to Wins Bass Open Series Tournament of Champions
Replies: 2
Views: 1605

Re: First Woman to Wins Bass Open Series Tournament of Champions

man she is a blast to watch fish on the tube, been watching her adventures for a while and man o man can she skip... this certainly wont be the last you see of her shes good, reel good...
by Smokie
Fri Nov 12, 2021 10:04 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Where are the cold nights??
Replies: 10
Views: 1650

Re: Where are the cold nights??

Im new to big baits, but i been chasing big girls most my years and I second larrys knowledge about theres something that clicks and makes those tanks really pick up and feed once the water truly drops hard, but in my experience living in oregon, the window is alot shorter on high moutain lakes once...
by Smokie
Fri Nov 12, 2021 9:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: lower unit fun, theyre not that bad to swap...
Replies: 1
Views: 604

lower unit fun, theyre not that bad to swap...

so my old lower been grinding and slipping, buring up prop hubs and well all around dying... I ordered a new one and after a month of waiting of some shipping hickups i finally got everything I needed except the confidence to perform evinrude surgery... I pulled the drain plug to drain my old lower ...
by Smokie
Tue Nov 09, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: congrats ken mah and austin wilson
Replies: 3
Views: 966

congrats ken mah and austin wilson

make sure to double anchor your mantle to solid studs fellas :lol:
by Smokie
Sat Oct 16, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Why did you join Westernbass.com?
Replies: 11
Views: 914

Re: Why did you join Westernbass.com?

long time listener, first time caller... lol... bunches of knowledge amogst these fellas, boatloads to be precise...
by Smokie
Sat Oct 16, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Go Pro"s In Team Events?
Replies: 4
Views: 944

Re: Go Pro"s In Team Events?

For the record boys and girls, go thank your fav you tube fishing goon for all the hardwork they put in to get you content, its hard to get used to talking to casper the friendly camera and I have a new found respect for how much work it takes to make fishing videos all around, so hats off to you gu...
by Smokie
Sat Oct 16, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Go Pro"s In Team Events?
Replies: 4
Views: 944

Re: Go Pro"s In Team Events?

I spent this year running a gopro almost non stop, almost being the keyword here... there was times on a good bite where the battery died and I didnt stop to swap batterys, other times where I hooked gooduns and thought it was rolling but I failed to turn it on... There were times when it still had ...
by Smokie
Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Why did you join Westernbass.com?
Replies: 11
Views: 914

Re: Why did you join Westernbass.com?

so id make a buddie to sing here fishy fishy with duhhh :lol: ... to talk to all the other freaks of fishing of course...
by Smokie
Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: fishes of 21
Replies: 5
Views: 1071

Re: fishes of 21

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by Smokie
Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: fishes of 21
Replies: 5
Views: 1071

Re: fishes of 21

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by Smokie
Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: fishes of 21
Replies: 5
Views: 1071

Re: fishes of 21

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by Smokie
Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: fishes of 21
Replies: 5
Views: 1071

Re: fishes of 21

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by Smokie
Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: fishes of 21
Replies: 5
Views: 1071

Re: fishes of 21

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by Smokie
Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: fishes of 21
Replies: 5
Views: 1071

fishes of 21

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by Smokie
Fri Oct 15, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FREAK of Nature Monster HOOK JAW BASS! All HEAD
Replies: 6
Views: 1315

Re: FREAK of Nature Monster HOOK JAW BASS! All HEAD

you did find you a ol freaky deaky ditch pickle
by Smokie
Fri Oct 15, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: toc practice southern oregon bassin
Replies: 3
Views: 731

Re: toc practice southern oregon bassin

Pretty proud of cashing a check in my first t.o.c. wasn't the big days i hoped for but I made it in and than cashed a check, so thats a pretty good deal. I fished all year solo exception of the last tourney so I think I would do even better with a pard in the future but i did it all by myself vs qui...
by Smokie
Fri Oct 15, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: toc practice southern oregon bassin
Replies: 3
Views: 731

Re: toc practice southern oregon bassin

dude thats really rad of you, I fixed mine for now and hopefully wont need another one before im upgrayeding myself... so id almost rather see you give it to the next guy in need more than myself taking it for a backup... im gonna text you tom id like to offer you a steelhead trip for your kindness ...
by Smokie
Fri Oct 15, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California will now issue 365-day fishing licenses
Replies: 20
Views: 1910

Re: California will now issue 365-day fishing licenses

holy snikes batman... california doing something to be honest, damn man what a day... I buy mine every jan 1st outta habit since i've lived out west forever now, but I grew up where it was a year from the day you bought your license, like they say when they offer you the dang thing... I've always fe...
by Smokie
Fri Oct 15, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: is a 19ft boat fine for the bigger pro am's?
Replies: 32
Views: 2875

Re: is a 19ft boat fine for the bigger pro am's?

I've had quite a few different boats over my life and I think you really can't go wrong with a basscat, i ride an older 19ft pantera and I hit clear lake often with it and always am impressed with its ride... I had a bigger nitro and triton that didnt ride anywhere near as good as my cat, needless t...
by Smokie
Thu Oct 07, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 2400 Acre Private Lake In Texas Goes on Market
Replies: 3
Views: 938

Re: 2400 Acre Private Lake In Texas Goes on Market

oh you guys are chipping in on my xmas present... it comes with a stetson...
by Smokie
Thu Oct 07, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fisherman reels in more than $100,000 prize
Replies: 2
Views: 733

Re: Fisherman reels in more than $100,000 prize

lol 7incher... umm think he might get dq'd for that one... missouri is a 15in min state... but since it was clearly 27 inches go guy nice fish
by Smokie
Mon Oct 04, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Double-Digit Alert 10-pound, 8-ounce
Replies: 4
Views: 1391

Re: Double-Digit Alert 10-pound, 8-ounce

things a tank... and like the fellas above said good angle too...
by Smokie
Sun Oct 03, 2021 11:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: is a 19ft boat fine for the bigger pro am's?
Replies: 32
Views: 2875

Re: is a 19ft boat fine for the bigger pro am's?

I plan on running my boat doing pro ams next year and I run a 19ft single console older basscat, I never put no thought into being a co without a sencond console and how much that could suck in the weather or in general not having a extra stash yer stuff spot down there, all the boats I got as a co ...
by Smokie
Sun Oct 03, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: toc practice southern oregon bassin
Replies: 3
Views: 731

toc practice southern oregon bassin

Well the plan was to go figure out what the green dudes were gonna b up to, and I'm not so sure I learned enough to go win it next week when it counts, but I know more than I had if I didn't make the effort to practice and I feel alright about it to get the gremlins out my boat looking back. I was g...
by Smokie
Mon Sep 06, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Study on how pandemic affected recreational anglers
Replies: 2
Views: 493

Re: Study on how pandemic affected recreational anglers

Ill make somebody laugh with this one... I went to visit some fam in the midwest right at the start of covid, and part of my vacation was spending two weeks on table rock lake... Day one I got there the army corp shut down all tournaments for the next four weeks solid, I didnt see a wrapped boat the...
by Smokie
Mon Sep 06, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: makin you tubes videos
Replies: 3
Views: 542

makin you tubes videos

sooo some of you guys are doing the gopro stuff, or hang out with the fellas who are... I spent all summer filming fish catchin, and I'm wanting to make a few videos and try it out... What program are you guys using to edit with?
by Smokie
Mon Sep 06, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: History of the TOC?
Replies: 9
Views: 1309

Re: History of the TOC?

I'm new to tourney fishing but am a lifelong fan of it, been watching bassmasters since I could walk and never remembered t.o.c.s having any sort of buy in type deal, but now that I'm fishing seriously almost all the major circuits here out west have a part where you qualify for the toc by buying in...
by Smokie
Mon Sep 06, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lipless crankbaits in the fall
Replies: 6
Views: 825

Re: Lipless crankbaits in the fall

i love this fall lipless bite where you get to burn it back with jerkbait style twitches over slow n low on the bottm, when they push up shallow its deadly like that... but as dave said as it gets colder it gets time to yo yo slower n slower n hang on cause it catches the big girls in the cold, i lo...
by Smokie
Wed Aug 25, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: So the obvious next question is...
Replies: 7
Views: 1412

Re: So the obvious next question is...

ahh it comes down to right bait, on top of perfect presentation for the right set of circumstances in most competitive events, the better sticks i know have the skill to adapt as well as make the read on whats going on like an eagle... theres some days where all they'll bite is persay the senko, tha...
by Smokie
Mon Aug 23, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Clear Lake Tournament August 28
Replies: 2
Views: 1011

Re: Clear Lake Tournament August 28

soo each option has a 1st 2nd 3rd place, splitting each purse? Im confused about how the options go help me understand fellas