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by ACP
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: High participation tournament cost turning fishermen away
Replies: 20
Views: 2661

Re: High participation tournament cost turning fishermen away

Back in the day the there were a lot of prize boats given away for a reasonable entry fee for the Draw & Pro-Am tournaments but now your paying over $800+ to fish as a Pro with the possability of winning $20,000 if enough guys enter & you're able to cash in on all the contingencies. Won Bas...
by ACP
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: High participation tournament cost turning fishermen away
Replies: 20
Views: 2661

Re: High participation tournament cost turning fishermen away

Back in the day the there were a lot of prize boats given away for a reasonable entry fee for the Draw & Pro-Am tournaments but now your paying over $800+ to fish as a Pro with the possability of winning $20,000 if enough guys enter & you're able to cash in on all the contingencies. Won Bass...
by ACP
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake color & Temp?
Replies: 2
Views: 705

Re: Clear Lake color & Temp?

[quote="bassmonkey"]Last weekend the temp ranged from 49 in the morning to 55 in the afternoon. The water color varied greatly depending on where we were fishing. The north end water color was perfect with a decent stain. I'm sure its changing daily with all of this rain and wind. Never we...
by ACP
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake color & Temp?
Replies: 2
Views: 705

Clear Lake color & Temp?

Taking a couple high school kids to Clear Lake in a few days to get them away from the spotted bass down here at Naci. I haven't been to Clear Lake in almost 30 years & just looking for some general info. Thanks.
by ACP
Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling motor shaft length?
Replies: 4
Views: 1090

Re: Trolling motor shaft length?

[quote="JLS (Jay Liu's Service)"]ACP Yes I would go with a 52 or 55. The Champion bow is much higher then other bass boat. :D :D[/quote]

Thanks!
by ACP
Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling motor shaft length?
Replies: 4
Views: 1090

Re: Trolling motor shaft length?

[quote="JLS (Jay Liu's Service)"]What kind of boat do you have? Boat like Champion uses a 50 to 55 inch. Most boats will be fine with a 45 inch. The best way to find out the best length is to measure from the top deck of the boat to the water then add 24 inches to that length. You need abo...
by ACP
Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling motor shaft length?
Replies: 4
Views: 1090

Trolling motor shaft length?

Time for new trolling motor. All my previous trolling motors had 45" shaft. What shaft length are you running?
by ACP
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Dick's Sporting Goods Has Gone Off the Deep End!
Replies: 5
Views: 1525

Dick's Sporting Goods Has Gone Off the Deep End!

I just received an email from Dick's titled "Reel It In! Shop Lures, Rigs & More". I know the Z-Man Jackhammer is expensive at $15.99 but Dick's is selling them for the low low price of $19.99. :shock:
by ACP
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Where to go end of March?
Replies: 3
Views: 867

Where to go end of March?

I'm taking my son out of school for a week road trip to Northern Cal at the end of March for some much needed fishing. Which waters would you hit if you wanted to get your son into some good bass fishing? We would like to fish 2-3 different bodies of water. Any species of bass.
by ACP
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Electric Motors
Topic: Going from a Maxxum to an Utlrex?
Replies: 1
Views: 852

Going from a Maxxum to an Utlrex?

Does anyone know if the bolt pattern is the same on the Maxxum mount & the Ultrex mount? If not do you know what modifications need to be made?
by ACP
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Advise?
Replies: 5
Views: 1544

Delta Advise?

Any late night Delta Anglers on here tonight? My son & I fished the Delta today for the first time & while caught a few random fish in the 2lb range we couldn't really get on anything. I'm not looking for spots just a general idea of what to look for since everything looks like it should hav...
by ACP
Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Russo's Marina or Sugar Barge?
Replies: 1
Views: 752

Russo's Marina or Sugar Barge?

I plan on launching at Russo's & I'm thinking about renting a slip for the night next trip to the Delta. Has anyone slipped their boats over night at either Russo's or Sugar Barge & is it safe to leave your boat in the water without having to worry about someone breaking into my lockers or s...
by ACP
Sat Apr 08, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Senko Colors & Sizes?
Replies: 10
Views: 3970

Delta Senko Colors & Sizes?

What size & color senkos should I have on the boat?
by ACP
Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bullards Bar Lodging?
Replies: 7
Views: 1634

Re: Bullards Bar Lodging?

Thanks everyone but we had a change of plans so we're going to go to the Delta instead since I have to be in the Bay Area mid week.
by ACP
Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bullards Bar Lodging?
Replies: 7
Views: 1634

Bullards Bar Lodging?

My son is off for spring break next week & I asked him if he wanted to head to Clear Lake or the Delta for a couple days but he said he wanted to go try Bullards Bar. Does anyone have any recommendations on a close place to stay where I don't have to worry about the boat? We'll be coming up from...
by ACP
Sun Mar 19, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bouncing Big Bass at Lake Perris
Replies: 11
Views: 3258

Re: Bouncing Big Bass at Lake Perris

To ALL you critics that love to share your "negative" opinions (behind screen names), I go fishing to escape "drama". The end. You created your own drama by posting the vedio. The whale that surfaces gets harpooned! Tom I don't think anyone would have said anything about the vid...
by ACP
Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bouncing Big Bass at Lake Perris
Replies: 11
Views: 3258

Re: Bouncing Big Bass at Lake Perris

Not starting a debate... Some anglers hate it when Bass are "bounced", especially when we see our Elite and Tour level anglers do it. I agree. I make sure that I "bounce" them with care and never let them bang against anything in the boat. Lets be honest, nets can cause damage t...
by ACP
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: GoPro Hero5 Black or GoPro Hero5 Session?
Replies: 3
Views: 781

GoPro Hero5 Black or GoPro Hero5 Session?

For all of you that use GoPro cameras I want to buy a couple GoPro's to start filming my Son & I's fishing & hunting adventures. I'll be mounting them on our bass boat while fishing & using them on tripods during hunting. Is it worth the extra $100 for the Hero5 Black & give me any o...
by ACP
Mon Oct 24, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: San Luis Reservoir Striper Fishing
Replies: 11
Views: 2897

Re: San Luis Reservoir Striper Fishing

Nice going. How were you able to fish San Luis? I thought they put a ban on 2 stroke motors?
by ACP
Tue Oct 04, 2016 10:13 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Kramers Top 40 over the last 30 years
Replies: 15
Views: 3967

Re: Kramers Top 40 over the last 30 years

Gary Klein
Dee Thomas
Dave Gliebe
Mike Folkestad
Bobby Garland
Jay Yelas
Gary Doybons
Mike Reynolds
Skeet Reese
Aaron Martens
Don Iovino
Don Payne
John Murray
Bill Murphy
Dave Rush
Bob Crupi
Dan Kadota
Bill Siemantel
Byron Velvick
Dave Nollar
Bobby Sandberg
Greg Hines
Larry Hopper
by ACP
Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: B.A.S.S. New Rod Length Rule. Will Other Circuits Change?
Replies: 10
Views: 6516

B.A.S.S. New Rod Length Rule. Will Other Circuits Change?

With B.A.S.S. change their rod length to 10 feet will all the other tournament circuits follow their lead. I'd like to hear what WWBT, BBT, ABA, CTT, & any other circuit her in the west has to say about their thoughts on the new rule change.
by ACP
Mon Jul 25, 2016 9:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Gel Coat Repair?
Replies: 7
Views: 1348

Gel Coat Repair?

Anyone have a recommendation on a good place to get some gel coat repaired on my boat? I'm in the Monterey Peninsula area. Thanks.
by ACP
Sun Jun 26, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trailer Tires?
Replies: 11
Views: 1927

Trailer Tires?

Well it's time for a new set of tires for my Skeeter trailer. What tires have all of you had good luck with? Thanks in advance.
by ACP
Sat Jun 18, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Casting Rod for Skipping Jigs?
Replies: 2
Views: 431

Casting Rod for Skipping Jigs?

What casting rod do you like for skipping jigs?
by ACP
Tue Jun 07, 2016 10:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Lodging?
Replies: 6
Views: 1024

Re: Delta Lodging?

[quote="WB Staff"]Comfort Suites in Oakley is on top of this page if you're looking for hotel: http://www.westernbass.com/delta/places[/quote]

I think you need to update the page. When you click the link it shows no hotels in Oakley.
by ACP
Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Lodging?
Replies: 6
Views: 1024

Delta Lodging?

Just found I have the weekend off & thought I'd bring my son up to fish the Yamamoto tourney. Any suggestions on places to stay near Russo's?
by ACP
Mon Apr 15, 2013 2:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling Motor Props?
Replies: 2
Views: 535

Trolling Motor Props?

Do you guys change your trolling motor props depending on the waters you fish? Say one prop for weed free reservoirs & one for places like the Delta & Clear Lake that have lots of weeds.
by ACP
Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Sufix 832 or Sunline SX1?
Replies: 6
Views: 1045

Re: Sufix 832 or Sunline SX1?

[quote="Garrettt"]I didnt like the Sx1. hard to manage, hated the color, felt light, the SX1 is like power pro but with the memory of samurai. I'm comparing 10-12lb sx1 to 12lb sufix[/quote] In your first post you said SX1 is 100 times better & now you say you didn't like the SX1. I'm ...
by ACP
Thu Mar 21, 2013 7:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Sufix 832 or Sunline SX1?
Replies: 6
Views: 1045

Re: Sufix 832 or Sunline SX1?

[quote="Garrettt"]100 times better than sufix.[/quote]

Why?
by ACP
Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:43 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Sufix 832 or Sunline SX1?
Replies: 6
Views: 1045

Sufix 832 or Sunline SX1?

Which would you use on a spinning reel & why? I've use the Sufix 832 with great success & I like how soft it is. I have not use the Sunline SX1 before & was wondering how it performs?
by ACP
Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:56 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Skeet Reese Rods???
Replies: 4
Views: 1341

Skeet Reese Rods???

Dick's Sporting Goods is having a sale where you buy a Skeet Reese Rod & you get the reel free. For all of you that have these rods how do you like them? I've read that there have been a lot of breakage problems, has anyone else had these problems. Also does anyone know the warranty?
by ACP
Mon May 14, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Elite's Mystery Lake to be announced
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Re: Elite's Mystery Lake to be announced

Some mystery announcing that far in advance.
by ACP
Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: A-Mart at Bull Shoals?
Replies: 0
Views: 382

A-Mart at Bull Shoals?

Anyone know what had A-Mart all worked up at the weigh in today?
by ACP
Thu Apr 05, 2012 1:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 3:16 Lure Company?
Replies: 4
Views: 1938

3:16 Lure Company?

Do they make hard baits anymore? Everything they have on there website has sold out for quite awhile now.
by ACP
Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: Quantum Cabo PT CBC31pts Left Hand Swimbait Reel
Replies: 0
Views: 927

Quantum Cabo PT CBC31pts Left Hand Swimbait Reel

In excellent working condition with a few minor scratches. $100.00 free shipping.

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by ACP
Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:19 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Live Classic Weigh In?
Replies: 6
Views: 1220

Re: Live Classic Weigh In?

Someone is going to post it up anyways since every bass fishing website will be covering it.
by ACP
Thu Feb 23, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Live Classic Weigh In?
Replies: 6
Views: 1220

Live Classic Weigh In?

I don't see anything on the BASS website about a live on line weigh in. Does anyone know if they are going to have one?
by ACP
Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Iaconelli on Major League Fishing
Replies: 8
Views: 1194

Re: Iaconelli on Major League Fishing

I like Ike & the man has skills but I could do without all of his NFL drama. Passion is one thing but acting the way he does knowing that cameras are on him just doesn't do it for me. I know he does a lot of great things for our up & coming youth & I commend he for that but I sure hope t...
by ACP
Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Paycheck Baits Donkey Thrasher Video on TW Website?
Replies: 7
Views: 1275

Re: Paycheck Baits Donkey Thrasher Video on TW Website?

[quote="backseatfishergirl"]Some background info - The "small lake" was private water on private land. When contacted DFG said there wasn't specifics on regulations for private water. The rig shown is to be sold in locations other than CA, so they weren't necessarily focusing on ...
by ACP
Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:53 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Paycheck Baits Donkey Thrasher Video on TW Website?
Replies: 7
Views: 1275

Paycheck Baits Donkey Thrasher Video on TW Website?

At the bottom of the video it reads, "This week we're out with Paycheck Bait's Bub Tosh and TW's Jared Lintner on a small lake in the Central Valley. Bub doubles up on his Donkey Thrasher and Jared shows us some gear for throwing A-Rigs aka Umbrella Rigs". While watching the video they hav...
by ACP
Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ban the A-rig in tournaments petition. Some very well known
Replies: 111
Views: 11600

Re: Ban the A-rig in tournaments petition. Some very well kn

Nice going FLW. Finally an organization that got it right!
by ACP
Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ban the A-rig in tournaments petition. Some very well known
Replies: 111
Views: 11600

Re: Ban the A-rig in tournaments petition. Some very well kn

I just looked at the names on the petition & from what I see it has way to many anonymous signatures & I see very few top name pros from B.A.S.S., FLW, & even our top western pros haven't signed yet. :?:
by ACP
Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ban the A-rig in tournaments petition. Some very well known
Replies: 111
Views: 11600

Re: Ban the A-rig in tournaments petition. Some very well kn

I would love to be wrong but as it stands I 100% correct. If it were to ever change I would get back into fishing tournaments again.
by ACP
Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ban the A-rig in tournaments petition. Some very well known
Replies: 111
Views: 11600

Re: Ban the A-rig in tournaments petition. Some very well kn

[quote="Jason Borofka"]Bottom line is we don't hunt deer with a machine gun so why fish tournaments with an a rig![/quote] No but you can with a semi-auto, Is that fair? If it's legal on the particular body of water why shouldn't it be legal to use in the tournament? If everyone can use it...
by ACP
Fri Dec 23, 2011 9:57 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: would like to get a 10' custom rod for surf perch
Replies: 7
Views: 1130

Re: would like to get a 10' custom rod for surf perch

Go check light action steelhead rods. There are a lot of good options out there in casting & spinning rods in various lengths.
by ACP
Mon Dec 05, 2011 7:39 pm
Forum: Electric Motors
Topic: MotorGuide Power Gator Mount (24 Volt) New Price!
Replies: 4
Views: 2494

MotorGuide Power Gator Mount (24 Volt) New Price!

Up for sale is a 24 Volt MotorGuide Power Gator Mount in good working condition + a new extra power head for a back up. The mount does have a broken clutch knob that can be purchased at just about any MotorGuide dealer. It also comes with the wiring harness & the instruction/insulation manual. L...
by ACP
Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:25 am
Forum: Terminal Tackle
Topic: Lake Fork Tackle Tungsten Mega Weights $10 (Sold)
Replies: 1
Views: 836

Lake Fork Tackle Tungsten Mega Weights $10 (Sold)

2 1oz weights
6 1/2oz weights
8 3/8oz weights
10 3/16oz weights

$10.00 + shipping

Sold
by ACP
Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:55 am
Forum: Hard Baits
Topic: 2 Swimbaits (Rago)
Replies: 2
Views: 870

2 Swimbaits (Rago)

9" Rago (Pearl Rainbow Trout)

7" Misc Brand? ( Dark Rainbow)

$15 + shipping.

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