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by Derrek Stewart
Sat Apr 08, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Sun protection face covers and gloves
Replies: 36
Views: 6666

Re: Sun protection face covers and gloves

Long before the recent west coast popularity of face masks I’ve been using and researching sun protection gear. Even with sunscreen I still burn quickly. I’ve watched my father, who like me worked outdoors and was a passionate fisherman, deal with skin cancer. As Bassin mentioned, I picked up on wha...
by Derrek Stewart
Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Your Top 3 swimbaits?
Replies: 12
Views: 1920

Re: Your Top 3 swimbaits?

Based on how the question was framed -
6" BBZ Slow Sink
6" BBZ Slow Sink
6" BBZ Slow Sink
Anywhere, anytime
by Derrek Stewart
Sat Jan 16, 2016 1:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Havasu City-Lake Havasu Fishing Trip
Replies: 6
Views: 1152

Re: Lake Havasu City-Lake Havasu Fishing Trip

A friend just pointed this post out to me and suggested I post this. For anyone who wants to learn more about the Havasu's Habitat Program here is a comprehensive report http://thebbz.com/2013/2/11/lake-havasu ... artnership
by Derrek Stewart
Tue Nov 17, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lures for bigger delta fish
Replies: 14
Views: 2724

Re: Lures for bigger delta fish

(picked up on this a little late, this might still help) Those are excellent questions. The thing that stands out for me when you mentioned fishing from the bank versus fishing from the boat is number one, you’re moving your presentation into the strike zone/funnel when you’re on the bank. When you’...
by Derrek Stewart
Sun Dec 22, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: non boater etiquette?
Replies: 9
Views: 2074

Re: non boater etiquette?

Here is an article I wrote in 2011. Co-Angler checklists. http://thebbz.com/articles/2013/2/11/co-angler-checklists There is a lot of information here, too much to cover in a thread. The piece is geared towards Pro/Ams and FLW events but the essence of the back deck applies to fun fishing, the highe...
by Derrek Stewart
Mon Oct 28, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Encroachment Rule for Team Tournies....
Replies: 41
Views: 5489

Re: Encroachment Rule for Team Tournies....

This is what everyone is talking about http://thebbz.com/articles/2013/10/26/m ... clear-lake Third picture down.
by Derrek Stewart
Mon Oct 28, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake ABA TOC
Replies: 44
Views: 5935

Re: Clear Lake ABA TOC

This is what everyone is talking about http://thebbz.com/articles/2013/10/26/m ... clear-lake Third picture down.
by Derrek Stewart
Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:21 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Need help naming a bait
Replies: 42
Views: 3128

Re: Need help naming a bait

The Wake Up Call
by Derrek Stewart
Wed Nov 14, 2012 4:13 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Replacement micro rod tips
Replies: 6
Views: 1469

Re: Replacement micro rod tips

In the past I have had rod manufactures send me parts as well.
by Derrek Stewart
Mon Aug 06, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Siemantel walks away with the money!!!
Replies: 37
Views: 5103

Re: Siemantel walks away with the money!!!

Many assumptions here that are way off base. I can state as fact that Bill asked me to fish this particular event with him. Just my luck I couldn't make it. If you KNOW something then say it. Otherwise you're just guessing. Guessing in multiple directions and guessing very poorly. Wow this piece is ...
by Derrek Stewart
Sun Jul 22, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Siemantel caught this time on camera!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2428

Siemantel caught this time on camera!!!

http://youtu.be/gae4sgVh7Hg [youtube]http://youtu.be/gae4sgVh7Hg[/youtube] The man that many of you love to hate. Well haters now he is in your living room and you don't know when he is going to show up. Leave the TV on and he just might appear in your bedroom as well. Too dam funny. Mr. BBZ in the...
by Derrek Stewart
Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:16 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Troy Linder's Fit 4 Fishing
Replies: 1
Views: 441

Re: Troy Linder's Fit 4 Fishing

Great information Troy. As the years pass everyday I am reminded that my body's 'warranty' has expired and it is solely up to me to do the maintenance. Everything thing is connected and if you're not in physical shape mental breakdowns are soon to follow. This is extremely important in the sport of ...
by Derrek Stewart
Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Amateur Tournaments???
Replies: 15
Views: 4156

Re: Amateur Tournaments???

Amateur is a French word meaning 'lover of'. Just as that implies it means that you do something for the love of the endeavor as opposed to doing something as a professional for pay. At the same time I haven't seen any derby's that lists non pro anglers as amateur's. They are Non-Boaters, Co-anglers...
by Derrek Stewart
Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New WON BASS rule for 2011
Replies: 64
Views: 7011

Re: New WON BASS rule for 2011

WON Bass in my history has never allowed a solo angler to fish a TOC regardless of how they finished during the regular season. During each event they have allowed a solo angler to pay full entry, taken the money each and every time and then not grant equal privileges, hmm. Yes it is a team event bu...
by Derrek Stewart
Wed Aug 04, 2010 5:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FLW CUP!!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 1868

Re: FLW CUP!!!!

Good luck to Jeff Grant highest finishing western co-angler at the Stren Championship Pickwick AL. Good luck to all the anglers representing the West, fish well :!:
by Derrek Stewart
Thu May 20, 2010 6:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat Cleaner/Wax Brands
Replies: 22
Views: 3445

Re: Boat Cleaner/Wax Brands

Peregrine products are the best. There are a lot of products and methods on the market, try them all. Test them out for yourself and you will have your answer and you too will know what most here are saying, Peregrine is superior. Exceptional products and a great price. If you see me at the lake com...
by Derrek Stewart
Thu May 20, 2010 7:04 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Catch & Release to save saltwater fish populations?
Replies: 5
Views: 724

Re: Catch & Release to save saltwater fish populations?

This is a good thing. When on party boats I have been laughed at and mocked when I release my sand bass. They say hey there are guys on board that will eat that fish. I just tell them , then let that guy catch it and then it is his. The jackpot is chump change. Unlike the boat and the $100.00 prize ...
by Derrek Stewart
Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: I have $300.. Need a bow graph any input?
Replies: 5
Views: 583

Re: I have $300.. Need a bow graph any input?

cib 11b,

Sent you a pm.

From a 12 bravo to an 11 bravo.
by Derrek Stewart
Mon Nov 30, 2009 3:13 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ron Smith’s “Celebration of Lifeâ€
Replies: 16
Views: 2206

Re: Ron Smith’s “Celebration of Lifeâ€

Merriam Webster Definition; win•ner • one that wins • one that is successful especially through praiseworthy ability and hard work • one that wins admiration I have never met Ron Smith, but what I have learned from those that knew him is that he was a good friend, a good family man, a good m...
by Derrek Stewart
Mon Nov 30, 2009 7:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WHOS ALL IN? RON SMITH CELEBRATION OF LIFE
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Re: WHOS ALL IN? RON SMITH CELEBRATION OF LIFE

Merriam Webster Definition; win•ner • one that wins • one that is successful especially through praiseworthy ability and hard work • one that wins admiration I have never met Ron Smith, but what I have learned from those that knew him is that he was a good friend, a good family man, a good m...
by Derrek Stewart
Sun Jun 07, 2009 3:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: westcoastbass
Replies: 0
Views: 454

westcoastbass

westcoastbass check your pm
by Derrek Stewart
Sun Jun 07, 2009 3:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jeff G.
Replies: 0
Views: 172

Jeff G.

Jeff G. check your pm
by Derrek Stewart
Mon Apr 20, 2009 6:10 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Stren CoAngler Congrats - Derrek Stewart makes top 10!
Replies: 6
Views: 589

Re: Stren CoAngler Congrats - Derrek Stewart makes top 10!

Scott, guys thanks for the encouragement. I’m still here in AZ and just saw your post. 2009 FLW Stren Series Western Division event number two Lake Roosevelt Arizona, Co-Angler. There was a field of 148 Pro’s and Co’s. Scott is right; Lake Roosevelt with small mouth and large mouth bass has a ...
by Derrek Stewart
Fri Jan 16, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hart and Zank are simply amazing at NBW's Castaic event
Replies: 6
Views: 1308

shout out to the Trolling Motor Dr.

I would like to give a big shout out to the Trolling Motor Doctor in Lakewood CA 800 944 9446. Took my T motor in on Monday and they had it ready on Wednesday. I asked for a quick turnaround because I was scheduled to travel to Oroville today. Cool part was all the repairs were covered under warrant...
by Derrek Stewart
Sun Jan 11, 2009 8:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hart and Zank are simply amazing at NBW's Castaic event
Replies: 6
Views: 1308

Congratulations to Hart and Zank and also to everyone who showed up to brave the wind, I felt it wasn’t as bad as the forecast. I launched myself and I tied up to the only spot available on the dock. After parking and returning to the dock the bow of the lifeguard boat was directly over my big mot...
by Derrek Stewart
Mon Oct 27, 2008 8:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: new spro shad
Replies: 5
Views: 648

Re: new spro shad

As one fishin man to another don’t be so quick to jump ship. I have my shad busting topwater bait and there are days when I can’t miss. And then there are days when the fish are kind of doing the same but they just don’t want what I am doing what so ever. Sometimes I have doubts and think that...
by Derrek Stewart
Sun Oct 26, 2008 7:11 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Siemantel and Linder win the ABA Classic at clear lake
Replies: 11
Views: 1734

Re: Siemantel and Linder win the ABA Classic at clear lake

Congratulations, Troy & Bill awesome job. When you get home you will probably wish you were still at Clear Lake. :)
by Derrek Stewart
Sun Oct 19, 2008 7:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Castaic rumor
Replies: 28
Views: 4480

Re: Castaic rumor

Just curious, the water is dropping at Castaic but Pyramid is full pool. Why is that?
by Derrek Stewart
Tue Sep 30, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: Political
Topic: For those of you who are doubting McCain...
Replies: 83
Views: 11563

:shock:
by Derrek Stewart
Mon Sep 29, 2008 10:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Day 2 weigh in
Replies: 30
Views: 2899

Re: Day 2 weigh in

My cull m rite was dead bang on with the weigh master for day one, as it usually is. Day two my cull m rite was 1lb over the weigh master. I agree with my cull m rite. It is always right there within a few ounces. This made me think about it as well. I was not fast enough mentally to ask for a re-we...
by Derrek Stewart
Tue Sep 09, 2008 8:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Winning Weight Contest
Replies: 83
Views: 4961

Re: Winning Weight Contest

17.6
by Derrek Stewart
Tue Sep 09, 2008 9:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: West Coast Bass Pro-Ams
Replies: 22
Views: 3111

Re: West Coast Bass Pro-Ams

As a co-angler In shared weight format I would much rather carry my weight (no pun intended)and perform well than just have the draw gods smile on me. As a ‘co’ in a shared weight format I am not as concerned about the results (standings) as much as I am concerned with how well I performed and h...
by Derrek Stewart
Sun Sep 07, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Castaic Club Challenge Sept 14th update
Replies: 22
Views: 1519

Re: Castaic Club Challenge Sept 14th update

Hey guys at the risk of sounding dumb is this a club on club event? Who's club can sign me up in time? Oh weight, no pun intendend, I mean wait, I am a member of California Central Coast Bass. :lol: will that work? I am also the president of the WWA, World Wide Anglers, just ask my friends, all thre...
by Derrek Stewart
Wed Sep 03, 2008 7:24 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jig head paint
Replies: 14
Views: 1156

Re: Jig head paint

[quote="ScottyJ"]So I noticed the paint on one of my favorite jig heads has chipped off and was wondering of it really even matters. What do you all think?

It only matters if it matters to you. I think you should fish the chipped ones for awhile and see what the fish have to say.
by Derrek Stewart
Sun Aug 31, 2008 10:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Maintaining your composure...
Replies: 23
Views: 2257

Re: Maintaining your composure...

Good question and one of the hardest things to deal with when fishing or otherwise. No matter how good you are at dealing with it tends to linger. It is the stubbed toe effect. You wake up get out bed and stub your toe. You react negatively and it puts you in the wrong frame of mind. Next thing you ...
by Derrek Stewart
Wed Aug 06, 2008 10:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass Fishing as an Olympic sport???
Replies: 14
Views: 1180

Re: Bass Fishing as an Olympic sport???

Dan McKenzie wrote:yeah, but is bass fishing a "sport or "activity" ? :?


If you look at the people who are really good it is a sport. If you look at the average stick it is an activity. You can jog a mile or you can run a 4 minute mile, you decide, a sport or an activity.
by Derrek Stewart
Mon Aug 04, 2008 4:25 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Washing your boat
Replies: 14
Views: 1577

Re: Washing your boat

Peregrine250.com
by Derrek Stewart
Mon Aug 04, 2008 7:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Washing your boat
Replies: 14
Views: 1577

Re: Washing your boat

I agree with Mark. Peregrine 250 is the best that I have used. It is a cleaner/waxer. I have tried many. Roger Larocque makes it, he also has a product called 'Water Dog' which does a good job on hard water spots that won't come off your engine. His pricing is outstanding as well. peregrine250@eartl...
by Derrek Stewart
Sat Jul 19, 2008 9:09 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ABA Piru Nights?
Replies: 4
Views: 565

Re: ABA Piru Nights?

Dan you have a PM
by Derrek Stewart
Sun Jul 06, 2008 6:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FLW-Stren
Replies: 8
Views: 1104

Re: FLW-Stren

4 days for sure, its a big commitment any way go, why not go big. More time on the water, more exposure to the best. Get as much out of it as you can. I am voting for 5 days!
by Derrek Stewart
Tue Jun 17, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: June Lake fishing
Replies: 11
Views: 1813

Re: June Lake fishing

Being a bass angler also I can not stand soaking bait either. First off go to Ernie's Tackle in June, you can't miss it. Tell them what you have and the way you want to fish and they will tell where and what to tie on. That is dead bang on, you will recieve the most current and accurate info availab...
by Derrek Stewart
Sun May 11, 2008 9:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Free Tank of Gas 4 Stren Delta Pro
Replies: 14
Views: 1897

Re: Free Tank of Gas 4 Stren Delta Pro

bump
by Derrek Stewart
Sat May 10, 2008 5:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Free Tank of Gas 4 Stren Delta Pro
Replies: 14
Views: 1897

Re: Free Tank of Gas 4 Stren Delta Pro

bump
by Derrek Stewart
Sat May 10, 2008 2:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Free Tank of Gas 4 Stren Delta Pro
Replies: 14
Views: 1897

Re: Free Tank of Gas 4 Stren Delta Pro

bump
by Derrek Stewart
Sat May 10, 2008 2:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Free Tank of Gas 4 Stren Delta Pro
Replies: 14
Views: 1897

Re: Free Tank of Gas 4 Stren Delta Pro

bump
by Derrek Stewart
Fri May 09, 2008 5:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Free Tank of Gas 4 Stren Delta Pro
Replies: 14
Views: 1897

Re: Free Tank of Gas 4 Stren Delta Pro

I was thinking about the truck, not a 44 gallon boat fuel tank. Either way I have not seen a better offer. Thanks for the bump. Most Co's hitch a ride pre-fishing and split the fuel costs for fishing time they partake in. I am saying here is gas money and you don't have to look at me.
by Derrek Stewart
Fri May 09, 2008 1:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Free Tank of Gas 4 Stren Delta Pro
Replies: 14
Views: 1897

Re: Free Tank of Gas 4 Stren Delta Pro

bump
by Derrek Stewart
Fri May 09, 2008 6:45 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Free Tank of Gas 4 Stren Delta Pro
Replies: 14
Views: 1897

Re: Free Tank of Gas 4 Stren Delta Pro

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