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by TonyL
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Water clarity at Clear Lake?
Replies: 3
Views: 460

Re: Water clarity at Clear Lake?

Disregard, Just seen Clearlake 3/11 post, answered everything.

Thanks,
by TonyL
Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minn Kota Ultrex??
Replies: 19
Views: 1656

Re: Minn Kota Ultrex??

Would agree with noisy! I came out of a Fortrex and thought that the Ultrex was noisy. With all the GREAT from the Ultrex, I figure somethings gotta give ! Another issue that I developed after a year was having was the spot lock kicking off, I think I got that taken care of by rerouting the ducer ca...
by TonyL
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: motormate or old style trasom saver
Replies: 10
Views: 759

Re: motormate or old style trasom saver

I ran the Trailer style on my old boat for years, no issue. Recently purchased a demo, came with Motormate and the Dealers recommendation of the same. Did some research and there are good arguments both ways; most common - - Trailer style actually supports the assembly, relieving the transom of doin...
by TonyL
Sat Mar 02, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Capell cove, Berryessa
Replies: 8
Views: 1014

Re: Capell cove, Berryessa

. . . For Markley any way, never launched out of pleasure.
by TonyL
Sat Mar 02, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Capell cove, Berryessa
Replies: 8
Views: 1014

Re: Capell cove, Berryessa

$20 is up there but you get a nice clean facility. Worth it IMO. Support our resources guys
by TonyL
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lowrance point 1 installation
Replies: 2
Views: 224

Re: Lowrance point 1 installation

I have spoken with Lowrance Tech support who state - If it works run it ! Basically, checking any prospective area with an ol school compass, testing for magnetic interference is recommended. I tested mine, and found little interference at the bow next to the Ultrex heading sensor, but chose to moun...
by TonyL
Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta wind tomorrow??
Replies: 6
Views: 947

Delta wind tomorrow??

Hey All,
Supposed to be windy everywhere tomorrow. Forecasts haven't been the best. Planning to come from San Jose tomorrow. What you locals think about wind tomorrow?Fishable ? Avoid ?

Thanks for any input !
by TonyL
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: My son’s PB 7-12
Replies: 9
Views: 1791

Re: My son’s PB 7-12

Congrats! If he wasn't already , for sure addicted now !
by TonyL
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Problem - Lien on Boat !
Replies: 4
Views: 1151

Re: Problem - Lien on Boat !

Thanks Joe, Trailer looks original to boat. Registration has CF # on it, was expired, in original owner's name until my friend paid it current.Reg shows my friend's name now, but is stamped incomplete.Lady at DMV was moving forward until she noticed that the letter from the bank to the original owne...
by TonyL
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Problem - Lien on Boat !
Replies: 4
Views: 1151

Re: Problem - Lien on Boat !

Thanks for the info Topr!
by TonyL
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Problem - Lien on Boat !
Replies: 4
Views: 1151

Problem - Lien on Boat !

Hey Guys, Sorry if this is in wrong area/non fishing. Trying to help a friend and wondering if anyone has any experience here. Friend recently bought a boat, thought he had the pink slip, but only had pink for trailer. - Original owner sold boat to #2 - My friend bought boat from #2, 450 miles from ...
by TonyL
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 1995 Ranger 488vs SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 2657

Re: 1995 Ranger 488vs SOLD

Bobp wrote:If this boat is what u say it is,ill buy it right now

Appreciate that Bob ! Boat is what I say and sold today. Thanks all for interest!
by TonyL
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 1995 Ranger 488vs SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 2657

Re: 1995 Ranger 488vs $9000

Wolfeman wrote:Tony,
The boat looks great.
- Wolfeman


Wolfeman !

How the heck are you ! Great I hope ! Yeah she's in Great Shape, been a good boat ! Finally pulled the trigger on a new rig. Would love to keep her around, just no room !
by TonyL
Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 1995 Ranger 488vs SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 2657

Re: 1995 Ranger 488vs $9000

*Bumped-pics and YouTube Video Link added*
by TonyL
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Some days just start WRONG!
Replies: 7
Views: 2160

Re: Some days just start WRONG!

Mitch wrote:That TRUCK has one Hell of a HOLE SHOT !!


:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by TonyL
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: need Dodge Truck owners input
Replies: 38
Views: 2007

Re: need Dodge Truck owners input

I'm a Chevy guy also, but will likely look into Dodge - Cummins in near future myself. Just upgraded from a single axle trailer pulling an old Ranger to newer rig , tandem, guestimating 1200 lbs heavier?? The old Chevy with 5.3l is now struggling a little, not to mention the old tranny. The inline 6...
by TonyL
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 1995 Ranger 488vs SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 2657

Re: 1995 Ranger 488vs $9000

*Bumped for price adjustment*
by TonyL
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 1995 Ranger 488vs SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 2657

1995 Ranger 488vs SOLD

For sale from 3rd owner - 1995 Ranger 488 vs, 200 Mercury XRI Blackmax, new Powerpak in 07, Low miles , boat sat under cover from 2010 - 2016; not used! Fortrex 36v trolling motor, Recessed pedal, Lowrance HDS Gen3 - 12 at console,9 up front, Total scan transducer at rear, Spotlight scan on trolling...
by TonyL
Thu Jul 28, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: perfect timing NOT :(
Replies: 8
Views: 1018

Re: perfect timing NOT :(

Man ! You guys are depressing ! LOL ! I dont know , insurance aint bad , but I bought used . Motor went out , but I was lucky enuff , was covered under waranty , even tho , I was out.(boat had a fresh motor when I bought), but gas , OIL-KILLER ! Again , I have an older one that drinks gas tho.The u...
by TonyL
Thu Jul 28, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: perfect timing NOT :(
Replies: 8
Views: 1018

Re: perfect timing NOT :(

Man ! You guys are depressing ! LOL ! I dont know , insurance aint bad , but I bought used . Motor went out , but I was lucky enuff , was covered under waranty , even tho , I was out.(boat had a fresh motor when I bought), but gas , OIL-KILLER ! Again , I have an older one that drinks gas tho.The up...
by TonyL
Wed Aug 18, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Zank flakes on Polygraph test, Siemental passed test
Replies: 63
Views: 8975

Re: Zank flakes on Polygraph test, Siemental passed test

I know of a lie detector professional and he is pretty dam good he has given hundreds if not thousands of these tests. He polygraphs for the FBI and now LAPD. You have to pass these poly's to be in either of these occupations. He even flies out to different countries testing fugitives and drug cart...
by TonyL
Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Tow vehicle?
Replies: 12
Views: 1624

Re: Tow vehicle?

Dont know about the others, but G.M. Diesels with particulate traps have procedures right in the owners manual for the maintenance of these filters, and its nothing more than driving it down the highway for ten miles when the dash light comes on.
by TonyL
Wed Aug 11, 2010 12:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: contact info for trolling motor doctor?
Replies: 2
Views: 391

Re: contact info for trolling motor doctor?

Minnkota Man - Jim Lambert 925 8295977 , he's in San Ramon/Dublin area,worth the drive, I do
by TonyL
Wed Aug 11, 2010 11:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mercury alarm problems
Replies: 14
Views: 4584

Re: Mercury alarm problems

I have same problem,95 200 efi.Rough water/high throttle,let off a little and it stops.Hey Milehi are you saying,a bad wire was the problem,and it cost $55 ? :shock:
by TonyL
Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How much stuff is in your boat??
Replies: 14
Views: 1827

Re: How much stuff is in your boat??

I recently went thru exact same thing ! Started something new, oganized everything in shoe box totes-12 of them for plastics.my son / I started picking/choosing before each trip,would leave rest at home( terminal tackle, and all hardbaits go every trip,just wante ta leave the 50lbs of plastic at hom...
by TonyL
Wed Jul 28, 2010 11:04 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clearlake - algea/stink ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1138

Clearlake - algea/stink ?

How bad is it guys ? Planning camp trip at state park next week,kids/family gonna kill me for sure ! :roll:
by TonyL
Wed Jul 14, 2010 11:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How's Camping at Clearlake ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1074

Re: How's Camping at Clearlake ?

Thanks guys ! Heard of tight quarters in one of the areas,ouldn't remember which ! State Park it is .Much appreciated
by TonyL
Wed Jul 14, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How's Camping at Clearlake ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1074

How's Camping at Clearlake ?

Love ta kill 2 birds-1 stone ! Da Girls are harassing me for their summer camp trip,would be nice if son/I could get some quality fishing in ! :lol: I know kinda selfish,but help me out guys ! Have no idea of facilities around the laketent camp grounds,showers , beach area for kids,etc ???? Thanks i...
by TonyL
Mon Jun 28, 2010 3:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: battery & charging ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1465

Re: battery & charging ?

I recommend using a load tester ,you can pick'em up at most auto stores now,they're mini versions of a regular shop tester,but they'll definately load a battery enough to point out the culprit.Those digital testers,I dont care for -eroneous readings ,I think due to surface charrges.Also like Murph I...
by TonyL
Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Battery Charging Question?
Replies: 1
Views: 320

Re: Battery Charging Question?

Depends on your charger.Alot of newer on board chargers will charge ,then when batteries are good,will then drop into a maintenance state,where charger will only come on if a battery or batteries state of charge drops below a certain level,charger will kick on till battery is up again.I'd look at ma...
by TonyL
Wed Jun 23, 2010 8:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Best color/colors for Clearlake ?
Replies: 4
Views: 491

Best color/colors for Clearlake ?

Whats the "Norm" out there,or is there one? For instance-Delta,brown/purple,black/blue.Need ta shop a little,wanna make sure I have CL covered for plastics,jigs , etc.Thanks in advance ! :wink:
by TonyL
Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: johnny c you hit a home run
Replies: 16
Views: 2246

Re: johnny c you hit a home run

YES ! Valley Rod/Gun,that'll be my getaway from this weekends - Madera/Inlaw visit ! :lol: :lol: :lol: Hope they're stocked well !
by TonyL
Mon Jun 21, 2010 10:12 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Best Mono for Topwater?
Replies: 13
Views: 2325

Re: Best Mono for Topwater?

+1 :wink:
by TonyL
Fri Jun 18, 2010 10:16 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Spinning reels and Flouro.....
Replies: 10
Views: 1235

Re: Spinning reels and Flouro.....

YYYUUUPPPP ! Braid is S W E E T ! for this application.I recently started using this set up myself,also ,at the union you can use your favorite knot,OR a small swivel , depending on app.
by TonyL
Thu Jun 17, 2010 3:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How Funky is CA 175 from H101 to Lakeport????
Replies: 13
Views: 1646

Re: How Funky is CA 175 from H101 to Lakeport????

:D I LEARNED SOMETHIN TODAY ! :D Thanks B2 ! Nice tip , I'll use it from now on.
by TonyL
Thu Jun 17, 2010 1:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How Funky is CA 175 from H101 to Lakeport????
Replies: 13
Views: 1646

Re: How Funky is CA 175 from H101 to Lakeport????

I avoided that route,heard it was tight,but also theres a restriction on length of your rig,dont remember now,sumthin like 35' total.Its posted on a small sign coming off 101 to 175.buddies told me they'd seen guys pulled over on that route,suspect for that reason.Anyway,last night tourney there,anc...
by TonyL
Thu Jun 17, 2010 7:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FINALLY!Back to fishin after LONG time away,any Delta help?
Replies: 6
Views: 927

Re: FINALLY!Back to fishin after LONG time away,any Delta he

Thanks for info guys ! Junk fishin it is. :lol: Ash we'll keep an eye out for ya ! :wink:
by TonyL
Wed Jun 16, 2010 1:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FINALLY!Back to fishin after LONG time away,any Delta help?
Replies: 6
Views: 927

FINALLY!Back to fishin after LONG time away,any Delta help?

Better part of a year off water,dustin off boat,gear ,chargin batteries,assuming no issues,will be spending Sat.,Sun.morning out there with son,nephew.Any help would be appreciated,not askin for specifics, just an Idea of whats been goin on ?Thanks in advance !
by TonyL
Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: San Mateo ISE - Major Disappointment
Replies: 28
Views: 4060

Re: San Mateo ISE - Major Disappointment

Are they having the Lowrance class this year ? Wasn't it last year-they did away with it and were directing people to a separate (more in depth) class at the hotel for a fee ??
by TonyL
Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Linda Colt leaves Lowrance, Sad day for all
Replies: 9
Views: 1470

Re: Linda Colt leaves Lowrance, Sad day for all

Man , how many has she helped over the years ? ! I know she helped me out on several occaissions,seems like the only one from Lowrance going out of the way ta help ! Gonna miss her !
by TonyL
Tue Dec 01, 2009 4:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lower Unit Oil
Replies: 4
Views: 982

Re: Lower Unit Oil

I also run a Merc.,and use Merc.fluids.If it was Evenrude , it'd be 'rude fluids , best way ta go.
by TonyL
Wed Nov 25, 2009 11:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hey Non-Boaters........
Replies: 63
Views: 6241

Re: Hey Non-Boaters........

Thats why I like the bassmasters and marshalls....Let the team guys worry about getting money from there partners. Just elimate the co anglers, non boaters, free riders or what ever you want to call them. Then this topic will co away forever just like the backseater. N I C E ! ! I'd say that sums i...
by TonyL
Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hey Non-Boaters........
Replies: 63
Views: 6241

Re: Hey Non-Boaters........

DAKINE198 wrote:How much are you supposed to split a fully sponsored pro?

This makes no difference to me.If he's a fully sponsered pro , he earned it ! Those are his earnings.Do we offer a white collar less than a blue collar , cause whitey earns more ? (Well ...maybe earned more before this economy hit :lol: )
by TonyL
Fri Nov 20, 2009 11:20 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Why Do you fish?
Replies: 46
Views: 3808

Re: Why Do you fish?

All of the above for sure , plus , I enjoy the hunt mostly , I think As men we're all genetically engineered , from way back in the caveman days , we just need to hunt ! :twisted: I fish because: When I'm on the lake, the world dosen't exist, I don't think of anything else except how to catch that n...
by TonyL
Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Falcon Hunting with The Huddleson
Replies: 17
Views: 2414

Re: Falcon Hunting with The Huddleson

blackcloud wrote:Very cool story. As has been said, it's unusual for a Falcon to eat much of anything that isn't Avian. They prefer other birds so this was one aggressive Falcon. Cool that you left all the feathers on it though.

To the Falcon that hud was avian ! :lol:
by TonyL
Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:24 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: lure wieght
Replies: 24
Views: 1723

Re: lure wieght

If that rod is designed for shakey head and the like then the action would be too fast for top water applictions anyway.Don't do it. :wink:
by TonyL
Fri Nov 13, 2009 9:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: line size requirements on rods?
Replies: 11
Views: 1111

Re: line size requirements on rods?

Im swithchin my stuff over , got about half the rods with braid so far , I keep some spools of different line size mono , and flouro , on a rack in the boat , leaders can be applied if necessary , also this totally extends your (my) arsenal , as that 1 rod can now be used for top water,jig , crank b...
by TonyL
Fri Nov 13, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: lure wieght
Replies: 24
Views: 1723

Re: lure wieght

dont know-possibly if casting , would definately impede all actions.
by TonyL
Fri Nov 13, 2009 9:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Are Delta Water Temp's avaiable online?
Replies: 4
Views: 579

Re: Are Delta Water Temp's avaiable online?

Awesome website Jim ! It's a keeper ! :lol:

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