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by Shad*Wizard
Wed May 09, 2012 1:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Salmon thieves?...This one takes the cake!
Replies: 0
Views: 642

Salmon thieves?...This one takes the cake!

Met a buddy who was salmon fishing up by Sacramento years past, and one year he had a 20 pound salmon stringered on the bank, he goes back out to fish the river in waders... When he caught another one he goes back to the bank and finds his stringer cut and the salmon gone...Someone watched the guy t...
by Shad*Wizard
Wed May 09, 2012 1:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cheater got caught
Replies: 25
Views: 4989

Re: Cheater got caught

May be time to get out my White's XLT metal detector!...Oh Yeah!...At tournaments, they

could have the wand detectors they have at airports and just sit it on a table near the weigh

in station, make the cheaters think about it a bit...They go for around $100 and a little

more...
by Shad*Wizard
Mon Apr 09, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cooch at the Masters Golf Tournament?...Not the Cooch
Replies: 1
Views: 1019

Cooch at the Masters Golf Tournament?...Not the Cooch

we all know and look up to for his fishing prowess. Yelling Cooch for Matt Kuchar...I guess that would be spelled Kooch!...I was still looking for our Cooch on the those ponds maybe slipping in a fishing ex- cursion over there at the Masters while watching it on T.V. yesterday... Figuring maybe they...
by Shad*Wizard
Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta today 33-plus limit & 11-lb kicker (pic)
Replies: 8
Views: 2527

Re: Delta today 33-plus limit & 11-lb kicker (pic)

Greg knows the delta as good as anybody...He use to fish for threadfin shad commercially back

in the 90's on the delta...
by Shad*Wizard
Sat Feb 11, 2012 1:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Super glued my fingers together tying steelhead jigs.
Replies: 2
Views: 930

Super glued my fingers together tying steelhead jigs.

...Didn't panic and try to pull them apart...Then read the back of the glue bottle and it said get some nail polish remover with acetone in it...Did that and along with warm soapy water, in about ten minutes of working it with a spoon edge, they separated...Bottle wouldn't put out glue and I over sq...
by Shad*Wizard
Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:00 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mesmerizing a Mudsucker with multiple baits?...
Replies: 1
Views: 786

Mesmerizing a Mudsucker with multiple baits?...

In the 90's, we use to go out and catch mudsuckers for bait...The old man I went with used a double hooked spreader with a half ounce sinker...He always outfished me...You fish one piece of shrimp, and you would do O.K. Use two pieces of shrimp, and all hell broke loose...I knew back then 2 is great...
by Shad*Wizard
Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Powder coating bullet weights?...Found it easier...
Replies: 2
Views: 767

Re: Powder coating bullet weights?...Found it easier...

That's a great idea, too...May try second heating with a hair dryer...Thanks for the response, Ron...
by Shad*Wizard
Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hank Parker nets Dee's fish?...Great to see...
Replies: 4
Views: 1339

Re: Hank Parker nets Dee's fish?...Great to see...

Cooch, I think he did take Hank to "The Lake", and I believed they flipped...Reading more about Hank, they tried

to credit Hank with flipping after his 79 win, he let it be Known Dee was the originator of the technique...

Yee2Dee!...
by Shad*Wizard
Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Powder coating bullet weights?...Found it easier...
Replies: 2
Views: 767

Powder coating bullet weights?...Found it easier...

to sprinkle the powder on the hot weight than dip it into the powder...Slid weight on a spinnerbait wire and then heated it with a lighter...Have also used the gas barbecue to heat the weights, too...Don't like using the oven to cure the jigs, I just used the lighter or barbeque to warm up the weigh...
by Shad*Wizard
Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hank Parker nets Dee's fish?...Great to see...
Replies: 4
Views: 1339

Hank Parker nets Dee's fish?...Great to see...

Dee and Hank fishing Big Break Harbor this morning on Hank's show...That was a few years back, everyone at the Hook remembers that day when Hank and Dee walked through the door...It was a short segment this morning and as Hank is reaching down to lip Dee's fish, Dee tells Hank "you're still my ...
by Shad*Wizard
Wed Jan 25, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Wear your PFD's!...Big Break duck hunters rescued
Replies: 7
Views: 1853

Re: Wear your PFD's!...Big Break duck hunters rescued

The 2 young duck hunters that were swamped out in Big Break in 2001 didn't die from drowning, they died from HYPOTHERMIA!...Looking on the chart at the Delta boat deaths site, only around 11 out of the 70 or so boaters who died were wearing PFD's...If someone is at that site and can put it up on thi...
by Shad*Wizard
Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Wear your PFD's!...Big Break duck hunters rescued
Replies: 7
Views: 1853

Re: Wear your PFD's!...Big Break duck hunters rescued

Swamping was caused not by the wind, but too much weight from gear and equipment in a small aluminum along with 2 guys moving around to shoot a flock of ducks and causing the boat to be swamped by water... They're lucky to be alive...They were in the water for a while too, luckily another hunter saw...
by Shad*Wizard
Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:38 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Wear your PFD's!...Big Break duck hunters rescued
Replies: 7
Views: 1853

Wear your PFD's!...Big Break duck hunters rescued

after boat is swamped in Big Break...Water was 43 degrees...Hypothermia, hypothermia, hypothermia!!!...

Google up "Boating deaths on the Ca. Delta" and you can see a map and stats of boating deaths and drownings

on our delta...Be careful out there...
by Shad*Wizard
Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing joy taken
Replies: 16
Views: 2497

Re: Fishing joy taken

My neighbor who's a police officer, just informed me that 5 juveniles were caught burglarizing a house of a guy I went to school with besides my neighbor's house...His neighbor had them pinned in the backyard with a baseball bat...They were 14 to 15 yr. old juveniles hitting houses probably when the...
by Shad*Wizard
Mon Jan 16, 2012 10:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing joy taken
Replies: 16
Views: 2497

Re: Fishing joy taken

The neighbor's house was burglarized from around 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm last night...Stole checks, computers, a mountain bike, and who knows what else...It looked like a small tornado went through the house, unbelievable... Even took a fire extinguisher and sprayed it in the kitchen...Every droor in eve...
by Shad*Wizard
Sat Dec 17, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Had Ike been using an Ugly Stik, I bet his pole...
Replies: 0
Views: 641

Had Ike been using an Ugly Stik, I bet his pole...

wouldn't have shattered like it did when be baseball batted it aginst the side of

his boat this morning on T.V. What a swing!...Then he flung reel and bottom half of pole into

the lake like golfers fling clubs...Lost on a fish off, first one to catch a fish in overtime...
by Shad*Wizard
Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Is there such a thing
Replies: 8
Views: 1952

Re: Is there such a thing

Just made up 50 shad darts for next spring...Made about 30 salmon spinners, too...Going to make more...Flying C's were hard to come by when the run was on...Every store was out of them...Luckily I found a hot colored Flying C at a CVS store in Antioch...I told the guy at Walmart to load up on em' in...
by Shad*Wizard
Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:36 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Was it VanDam rolling through Pittsburg, Ca.? Saw
Replies: 6
Views: 1666

Re: Was it VanDam rolling through Pittsburg, Ca.? Saw

I do...That's why I asked the question...Thanks, GW...
by Shad*Wizard
Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Was it VanDam rolling through Pittsburg, Ca.? Saw
Replies: 6
Views: 1666

Was it VanDam rolling through Pittsburg, Ca.? Saw

a dark grey or black Nitro Fishing truck with lots of advertising all over it rolling on to Leland Rd. few days back..Hmmm, was that Kevin roaming our area?...Thought maybe Ish at first, been fishing salmon with his dad weeks back, great fisherman, can see how Ish turned out a great stick... Ish isn...
by Shad*Wizard
Wed Nov 02, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing out of Wimpy's
Replies: 2
Views: 678

Re: Fishing out of Wimpy's

Listen in to Sep's fishing show on 1140 am radio station on Saturday mornings at 6 a.m. He has a guide that fishes up that way and gives good tips...
by Shad*Wizard
Wed Nov 02, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Alabama Gig/ Umbrella Rig Banned!
Replies: 24
Views: 4531

Re: Alabama Gig/ Umbrella Rig Banned!

Right on Gene!...
by Shad*Wizard
Wed Jul 27, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: $519 traffic ticket for towing a boat 10 mph over..
Replies: 39
Views: 8895

$519 traffic ticket for towing a boat 10 mph over..

the limit on Willow Pass on Hwy. 4...Ouch!!!...Buddy had to pay that the other day and he went to court thinking it could get reduced and the judge said "Nope" pay the $519! I'll check to see for sure if he was 10 over 55, or, 10 over 65 the next time I see him... In either case, that's al...
by Shad*Wizard
Mon Mar 28, 2011 6:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Caught a couple more :D
Replies: 4
Views: 879

Re: Caught a couple more :D

Man, if that don't look like a real bluegill...Nice looking bait, in fact, exceptional!...
by Shad*Wizard
Sun Mar 13, 2011 5:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Checked your fan belts lately?...I just...
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Checked your fan belts lately?...I just...

replaced mine today on the Toyota...My sister broke a belt on her Ford on Friday and had to be towed to a service center...She lost all steering when the belt went and luckily she was just going through an intersection near a gas station...I checked my belts last week but then rechecked them yesterd...
by Shad*Wizard
Sat Feb 12, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Nobody does it better!...Kent, great interview...
Replies: 1
Views: 466

Nobody does it better!...Kent, great interview...

with Gary Klein this morning...Your interviews with the top pros are always interesting

and informative...Pretty cool too how Gary looks up to Dee...Thanks...
by Shad*Wizard
Fri Feb 04, 2011 7:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Skeet Reese and Dee Thomas on tomorrow's Ultimate Bass Show
Replies: 3
Views: 601

Re: Skeet Reese and Dee Thomas on tomorrow's Ultimate Bass S

Ought to be a great one with Dee on it...
by Shad*Wizard
Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: USAC Oroville Pro Results
Replies: 14
Views: 2976

Re: USAC Oroville Pro Results

WOW!....
by Shad*Wizard
Thu Dec 23, 2010 5:25 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Skeet Reese's yellow shoes?...
Replies: 5
Views: 3295

Skeet Reese's yellow shoes?...

Wondering what brand shoes Skeet uses while he's fishing tournaments...Saw some nice looking black with yellow Nike Air Jordan 4 Thunder Lightning's on Ebay and they were "Buy it Now" for $1000...First thing I thought of seeing them was Skeet...They were more black than yellow...A pair of ...
by Shad*Wizard
Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 50 cents to cross the Antioch Bridge?...I found
Replies: 11
Views: 2197

50 cents to cross the Antioch Bridge?...I found

a ticket stub for the Antioch Bridge from Oct. of 1982...It was only $.50...Ah, the good old days...Showed it to the guys at Loma today and they all laughed...
by Shad*Wizard
Tue Nov 09, 2010 3:25 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Infestation of weeds in the delta on CH. 7 news
Replies: 0
Views: 448

Infestation of weeds in the delta on CH. 7 news

tonight at 6 p.m. Should be interesting...
by Shad*Wizard
Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: TV host Tred Barta's paralyzing stroke...Wish
Replies: 0
Views: 559

TV host Tred Barta's paralyzing stroke...Wish

him the best...Paralyzed from the chest down from a rare spinal stroke...Pretty cool to see him in a wheel chair fishing for trout in the snow in Colorado on his show tonight...God bless you, Tred...This happened in May of 2009 and this was the first show that I saw him in a wheel chair...
by Shad*Wizard
Mon Oct 11, 2010 1:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Changes have been made
Replies: 35
Views: 4410

Re: Changes have been made

Gator, you just knocked it out of the park!...Much better on the eyes...Thanks!...
by Shad*Wizard
Wed Sep 22, 2010 5:21 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RIP Junebug
Replies: 20
Views: 3225

Re: RIP Junebug

by Shad*Wizard
Tue Sep 21, 2010 4:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RIP Junebug
Replies: 20
Views: 3225

Re: RIP Junebug

by Shad*Wizard
Wed Sep 01, 2010 12:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ladds yaht
Replies: 5
Views: 1345

Re: ladds yaht

The yacht used to belong to Yul Brynner...The name on it was "The King and I."...I believe it was rammed by a Sherriffs boat awhile back...The owner was on the news and was talking with his lawyer...The King and I, yeah, kind of reminds me when I use to fish with Dee...I remember one year the Potoma...
by Shad*Wizard
Fri Aug 20, 2010 5:09 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: There ARE NO Secrete places on the Delta......
Replies: 7
Views: 2049

Re: There ARE NO Secrete places on the Delta......

That Guy was on MSNBC'S "How I made my Millions." That is actually a cornfield "Maze" that people pay to go through and see if they can make it to a designated finish...That guy has them all over the United Staes...He's making a fortune...Cooch gave the guy the idea to do it with water pathways for ...
by Shad*Wizard
Fri Aug 20, 2010 4:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: There ARE NO Secrete places on the Delta......
Replies: 7
Views: 2049

Re: There ARE NO Secrete places on the Delta......

The secret spots left can only be found by those in aluminum boats...16 ft. and under...Yeah, try and get some of those 20 footers in spots I use to dig clams for...No $50,000 bassboats where we use to go!..There use to be a little slot down from Holland Tract marina near that ski jump south of the ...
by Shad*Wizard
Tue Aug 17, 2010 5:07 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Safety at the gas pump?...Watched a great show...
Replies: 6
Views: 1335

Safety at the gas pump?...Watched a great show...

yesterday showing explosions and blow ups at the gas pump caused by static electricity...A high percentage of these is caused by re-entering your car and then going back to handle the pump...Static electricity is caused by sliding on your seat...Another thing was filling up with a can in back of you...
by Shad*Wizard
Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Launching ramp dangers?...A woman drove...
Replies: 10
Views: 2246

Launching ramp dangers?...A woman drove...

down the ramp at Vieira's up by Isleton and drowned in her car...Reading the report in the paper, sounds like she got mixed up and thought she was leaving the resort...Do all launching ramps have signs saying it is a launch ramp and highly visible at night...I remember this happening over around Eme...
by Shad*Wizard
Fri Aug 13, 2010 1:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Introducing the Strampions!~!
Replies: 18
Views: 2908

Re: Introducing the Strampions!~!

by Shad*Wizard
Sat Aug 07, 2010 12:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Your Fishing Dog...It was about 80 degrees yesterday, when
Replies: 6
Views: 1434

Re: Your Fishing Dog...It was about 80 degrees yesterday, wh

The nice lady trying to help gave me the temp. guage and I barely reached through the window and put it on the shade part of the dash...We left it there for awhile but then I thought, this yo-yo might turn this around on us for messing with her car...We took it back out...The nice lady, a teacher, t...
by Shad*Wizard
Sat Aug 07, 2010 7:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Your Fishing Dog...It was about 80 degrees yesterday, when
Replies: 6
Views: 1434

Your Fishing Dog...It was about 80 degrees yesterday, when

a woman came up to us at the donut shop and asked if we owned the dog that was left in the car parked outside...She was worried that it was in distress from the heat and needed to find the owner...We found the owner in Starbucks and after 10 minutes she finally came outside to check on her dog... Th...
by Shad*Wizard
Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Metal detectors at bass tournaments?...
Replies: 46
Views: 4979

Re: Metal detectors at bass tournaments?...

Yes, I thought about that too, Mike L...Heck, at a tournament just walk around with a Garrett detector, don't even turn it on, you'll make the cheaters nervous I bet if they're up to something...There's only so much you can do...Yeah and invention wise, a weigh in device for fish tournaments that al...
by Shad*Wizard
Thu Jul 22, 2010 4:04 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Metal detectors at bass tournaments?...
Replies: 46
Views: 4979

Re: Metal detectors at bass tournaments?...

I checked a package of hooks, a swivel, and the one ounce lead sinker...All gave different numbered readings...You definately know when you wand over the 1 ounce sinker through the ear phone headset...Small split shot is next if I can find one...Great to hear from you, Andy... Checked a 1/16 ounce b...
by Shad*Wizard
Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Metal detectors at bass tournaments?...
Replies: 46
Views: 4979

Re: Metal detectors at bass tournaments?...

Tunaman is right...These new high sensitive detectors can do a lot...Someone could call White's or Garrett and explain to them what your trying to accomplish...I believe they would be very helpful...They've spent decades experimenting to make the best units possible...Let them tell you if it's feasa...
by Shad*Wizard
Wed Jul 21, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Metal detectors at bass tournaments?...
Replies: 46
Views: 4979

Metal detectors at bass tournaments?...

I see it in the near future...I took a one ounce lead weight out in the backyard just now and threw it on the ground where I had previously waved my White's XLT over the spot with no indication of metal...The detector lit up like the "Jackpot Party" slot machine did up in Jackson last week...Garrett...
by Shad*Wizard
Tue Jul 20, 2010 8:46 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Dead one inch bass everywhere....
Replies: 9
Views: 2531

Re: Dead one inch bass everywhere....

by Shad*Wizard
Mon Jul 19, 2010 8:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Nice article on Mike Reynolds today on Bass Fan
Replies: 4
Views: 1054

Re: Nice article on Mike Reynolds today on Bass Fan

It may have been around 1980 or so when I saw this wavy haired blonde kid over near Holland Cut in a big old bass boat...He looked to be 15 or so from my view...I was diggin' clams and he flew by one of those berms off of Holland Cut...I thought, man, that kid sure is young to be runnin' a big bass ...

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