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by Stratos278
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Sailboat and fishing boat, collided on Friday in the Chesapeake Bay
Replies: 2
Views: 1321

Re: Sailboat and fishing boat, collided on Friday in the Chesapeake Bay

Maybe the sailboat was trying to "levitate" the fishing boat?
by Stratos278
Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Have you noticed
Replies: 2
Views: 610

Re: Have you noticed

Bass Pro Shops has been a sponsor of NASCAR Cup drivers for at least the past ten years. It's only logical that Johnny would show up to support "his" drivers
by Stratos278
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jack Plate height for engine - advice
Replies: 17
Views: 18704

Re: Jack Plate height for engine - advice

Yes. Rick G method takes the guess work out of figuring where the pop shaft CL is in refer to the pad, simple direct measurements on the level. The OP may have some other issues, he is at least 15 mph slow and 600 rpm off and 600 rpm's doesn't = 1d5 mph. The entire hull must be wet and not up on th...
by Stratos278
Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Message to Jerry Brown... Don’t give Corporations a Blank Check for Water!
Replies: 4
Views: 379

Re: Message to Jerry Brown... Don’t give Corporations a Blank Check for Water!

Has anyone tried to get the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association involved in fighting this? Since tax dollars are being spent on Moonbeam's boondoggle, they should look into it
by Stratos278
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Women admits to setting 11 Lake Berryessa fires
Replies: 13
Views: 82292

Re: Women admits to setting 11 Lake Berryessa fires

Death Penalty BBQ that b****! Better idea...put her a** to work on the fire lines. Let her experience first-hand what her playing with matches caused! (I doubt that they would be able to get much money out of her for restitution...might as well get something, even if it's just cheap labor) And tiny...
by Stratos278
Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Non-Ethanol Fuel ?
Replies: 4
Views: 430

Re: Non-Ethanol Fuel ?

Looks like the closest to you is Sacramento

https://www.pure-gas.org/
by Stratos278
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: I Want To Tournament Fish
Replies: 17
Views: 1198

Re: I Want To Tournament Fish

If you have never fished tournaments, I would suggest joining a club to get a feel of what tourney fishing is about. In most clubs, you can fish as a non-boater, they will pair you up with a boater. To locate a club in your area, just click on the "Interactive" tab above, then click on &qu...
by Stratos278
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Praised by fishermen, State Water Board to increase water flows through San Joaquin and tributaries
Replies: 2
Views: 305

Re: Praised by fishermen, State Water Board to increase water flows through San Joaquin and tributaries

The San Joaquin River below Friant Dam in Fresno County. Photo by Dan Bacher..jpg The San Joaquin River below Friant Dam in Fresno County. Photo by Dan Bacher. July 10, 2018 – The State Water Resources Control Board on July 6 released its final draft plan to increase water flows through the Lower S...
by Stratos278
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bassmaster Elite Schedule for 2019 Includes Western Stops
Replies: 13
Views: 4907

Re: Bassmaster Elite Schedule for 2019 Includes Western Stops

Sorry but hat a joke to hold the tournament out of Sacramento. Look at the cost they are adding on to the fisherman's bottom line. Stockton would have been better. Here's why: Kent Brown addressed some of the comments on the Western Swing today. Had some good info... so doing a repost here for you ...
by Stratos278
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Oroville
Replies: 3
Views: 535

Re: Lake Oroville

Forum members Tom Gronwall and Joe daddy both fish Oroville a lot, and have posted many reports here on the forum. Use the "search" feature to find their posts. You can also go to the lake reports and call up reports for Oroville (and many other lakes)
by Stratos278
Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Discovery Bay Bass
Replies: 2
Views: 1124

Re: Discovery Bay Bass

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by Stratos278
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Here they are... Bassmaster's 2018 Best Bass Lakes in America
Replies: 2
Views: 2757

Re: Here they are... Bassmaster's 2018 Best Bass Lakes in America

It gets even crazier when you read the regional placings. I mean Perris? Sure, there may be a few big fish but in the tourney cited in the article, the winners couldn't even catch a limit. And at 2,250 acres it's little more than a pond. And where's Bullard's Bar? Don't world records mean anything? ...
by Stratos278
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat / prop / performance questions
Replies: 5
Views: 555

Re: Boat / prop / performance questions

Check your prop-to-pad distance (height). The centerline of the prop shaft should be approx. 3 1/2" lower than the pad (the part of the hull the boat runs on when on plane).
by Stratos278
Wed May 23, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Professional Bass Fishing is a Young Man's Game
Replies: 7
Views: 1015

Re: Professional Bass Fishing is a Young Man's Game

Jboutfishn wrote:I consider anyone under 75 a youngster. :roll:

This 71 year old "youngster" thanks you... :D 8)
by Stratos278
Tue May 22, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Professional Bass Fishing is a Young Man's Game
Replies: 7
Views: 1015

Re: Professional Bass Fishing is a Young Man's Game

Your point is well taken crawdaddy. However, one of the things that I love most about bass fishing is that on any given day an older person can whoop on a younger person. It's one of the only professional sports/activities I can think of where the older person actually has a prayer against a younge...
by Stratos278
Mon May 14, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: MLF?
Replies: 10
Views: 1209

Re: MLF?

Pissed Dish dropped the Outdoor channel from my package. Any other way to watch? For $10/month or $100/year you can get MyOutdoorTV.com it has all the programs from the Outdoor channel. I've been thinking of dropping cable and getting this. You can watch on WFN (World Fishing Network), they are on ...
by Stratos278
Thu May 10, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Pure Fishing Offered for Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 922

Re: Pure Fishing Offered for Sale

I would bet that Johnny Morris is just waiting, ready to pounce
by Stratos278
Wed May 02, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Markley Cove Launch Fee Now $25
Replies: 12
Views: 1198

Re: Markley Cove Launch Fee Now $25

Capell Cove Free And 45min farther Exactly, so is it worth 45min and the extra 20 bucks in gas to launch for free? Idk, but I guess Ill be happy that Markley parking lot wont be as bad. You have to be driving awfully slow if it takes you 45 minutes to go 15 miles...that's roughly the distance betwe...
by Stratos278
Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat Stolen on the Delta
Replies: 38
Views: 15366

Re: Boat Stolen on the Delta

That really sucks! Hope you get it back before they get a chance to strip it. I assume it was insured, but still...it's a pain in the *** waiting for everything to get processed. Not to mention replacing everything in the boat.
by Stratos278
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat Stolen on the Delta
Replies: 38
Views: 15366

Re: Boat Stolen on the Delta

RB BASS posted this on Facebook, I and a couple of others re-posted/shared. Hope it helps get your boat back. You said it was seen on a Larsen trailer? Was the boat in the water (docked or in a slip) when it was stolen?
by Stratos278
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FLW Tour Smith Lake Day 3 Pro Results | Leader Holds
Replies: 2
Views: 333

Re: FLW Tour Smith Lake Day 3 Pro Results | Leader Holds

Cody Meyer and Jimmy Reese will be fishing tomorrow...get 'em!
by Stratos278
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass boat floating at Antioch Bridge without fishermen!
Replies: 4
Views: 997

Re: Bass boat floating at Antioch Bridge without fishermen!

That happened around mid-day today. One rescued and being treated, one still missing

https://www.facebook.com/EastContraCost ... tc&fref=nf
by Stratos278
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WWBT 2018 Delta Pro/Am Menu for Angler's Meals
Replies: 1
Views: 667

Re: WWBT 2018 Delta Pro/Am Menu for Angler's Meals

Someone should tell the Grace Temple folks that fishermen LOVE bananas in their box lunches... :lol:
by Stratos278
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1249

Re: PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!

Daniel, Check out local clubs. It's probably the best way to get started. You learn how to be a back seater, you learn many different techniques, and you also have a lot of fun meeting new people and building camaraderie. Typically very low monthly dues and then share the cost at tournaments. I thi...
by Stratos278
Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Portable jump for crank battery
Replies: 14
Views: 772

Re: Portable jump for crank battery

I've wondered about this for a while. When jump starting from a trolling motor battery do you have to disconnect the trolling motor battery from the other trolling motor battery in the series? Will it only deliver 12 volts as long as you only use the terminals of the same battery? In answer to your...
by Stratos278
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Portable jump for crank battery
Replies: 14
Views: 772

Re: Portable jump for crank battery

as I think more about it. I think your battery needs replaced. If it cant power livewells and electronics all day, something wrong with battery. Unless.....you have your trolling mtr connected to cranker and that is reason cranker cant crank, you should think about battery switch and add another ba...
by Stratos278
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta rigs & Lakes rigs
Replies: 9
Views: 1021

Re: Delta rigs & Lakes rigs

Hey thanks fellas for that information. I never considered leaders as an option for light line tackle over heavier line. What knot shoots through the guides better? The only one i've ever tied when fly fishing is a bloodknot but the leader never needs to shoot through the eyes on a fly rod. Thanks ...
by Stratos278
Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FLW College National Championship (Need Help)
Replies: 11
Views: 1056

Re: FLW College National Championship (Need Help)

BJ, check your PMs. I sent you a link to a Louisiana fishing forum
by Stratos278
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Capell cove closure?
Replies: 8
Views: 910

Re: Capell cove closure?

Thanks Kyle. Even the gov. Dept. that runs the place shows it open, sorry you had a crappy day but thanks for saving me a trip to Capell. For future reference the launch at the old Steel Park resort is open, but it's $20 or $25 to launch there, and just about as close as Capell. A couple of other o...
by Stratos278
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Tackle Warehouse Brick and Mortar?
Replies: 13
Views: 1538

Re: Tackle Warehouse Brick and Mortar?

Outdoor Pro shop has been in business for a LONNNNG time. They only have the one store, but it's been in its present location for about 10(?) years. Prior to that, they were in Rohnert Park until they outgrew that store. They also had a second location in Oakland, right next to the Nimitz Fwy for ab...
by Stratos278
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Tackle Warehouse Brick and Mortar?
Replies: 13
Views: 1538

Re: Tackle Warehouse Brick and Mortar?

The experience I had with Monster was good. However, being a cranker I just can't get past their lack of selection. Did you actually go in their store (Outdoor Pro Shop, 420 Houser, Cotati) or just go by their on-line availability? I know that the last time I was in there (granted it was about two ...
by Stratos278
Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Guess the Bassmaster Classic Winner Contest
Replies: 59
Views: 1957

Re: Guess the Bassmaster Classic Winner Contest

Aaron Martens
by Stratos278
Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Does anybody rotate your trailer tires?
Replies: 4
Views: 720

Re: Does anybody rotate your trailer tires?

I don't have any experience in rotating trailer tires since I only have a single axle trailer. However, logic says to check the front-to-rear wear patterns. If the fronts are wearing more than the rears, or vice-versa, I would probably rotate them. Call Steve "Scuba" Jensen at Tire Pros in...
by Stratos278
Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta giants
Replies: 22
Views: 3360

Re: Delta giants

I read an article that on the Columbian River(?) that licensed guides have been granted permission to shoot sea-lions on-site given how they are decimating the steelhead runs. I don't see this ever happening in this liberal state. Add it all up and I don't see any hope for relocation or killing of ...
by Stratos278
Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bassmaster Classic Release
Replies: 4
Views: 1201

Re: Bassmaster Classic Release

crawdaddy wrote:Why does Abu still use those round reel handles? They are the worst design ever IMO.

I have two Shimano reels with round handle knobs, love them! Now that ugly purple reel in the photo, well that's another story...
by Stratos278
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clausen, Daniels Jr. Ehrler, Skeet and Other Ranger Pros at Classic
Replies: 1
Views: 527

Re: Clausen, Daniels Jr. Ehrler, Skeet and Other Ranger Pros at Classic

Wonder how many of those will be Vexus pros next year?
by Stratos278
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thank you for all the great years
Replies: 8
Views: 2504

Re: Thank you for all the great years

Troy and Dave, as an inactive (since I moved to Texas) member of the Redwood Empire Bass Club I would like to say "Thanks" for your support of REBC over the years. Best of luck in your future endeavors.
by Stratos278
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing guide Clear lake
Replies: 2
Views: 416

Re: Fishing guide Clear lake

BigBassDaddy1190 wrote:There is a post about 5 down from this one with a bunch

I think the OP started that one,too...maybe he forgot he posted?
by Stratos278
Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear lake guide
Replies: 11
Views: 1163

Re: Clear lake guide

I've heard good things about Bob Myskey, too.
by Stratos278
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: banding soft plastic baits
Replies: 4
Views: 869

Re: banding soft plastic baits

Not long after the senko craze back in the early 2000's when they were one fish catches or getting ripped from wacky rigging. I dont recall seeing or hearing much of it prior to that, but after that guys started sleeving wacky worms and soft plastics with a variety of different stuff. I think bandi...
by Stratos278
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Elite Lake Martin Results FINAL | Daiwa pro wins
Replies: 2
Views: 501

Re: Elite Lake Martin Results FINAL | Daiwa pro wins

jg wrote:Congrats to Roy Hawk on a great finish. Also to Bret Hite and Dean Rojas. Az was done proud today. A lot of good western anglers representing the west. Jared Lintner and Luke Clausen also. Don't know if I missed any.


You can add Justin Lucas to that list, he grew up fishing Folsom.
by Stratos278
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: tow in question on delta
Replies: 5
Views: 738

Re: tow in question on delta

http://www.boatus.com/towboatus/delta

Their port is on Bethel Is.
by Stratos278
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clubs near Castro Valley
Replies: 6
Views: 465

Re: Clubs near Castro Valley

There might be one closer to you on this list:
http://www.westernbass.com/clubs/
by Stratos278
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CDA and Dworshak
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Re: CDA and Dworshak

Shoot a PM to Tyler Brinks (ttb31183). He's in Eastern Washington (Spokane) and fishes the Idaho lakes quite a bit
by Stratos278
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fisherman who jumped into Columbia river to avoid oncoming motorboat sues VIDEO
Replies: 5
Views: 2533

Re: Fisherman who jumped into Columbia river to avoid oncoming motorboat sues VIDEO

Man I think the operator of that boat gets what he deserves. Being at fault sucks in an accident but when you watch this video obviously there is total neglegence on his part. Heard he was sitting down with limited bow view was his reason. Be safe out there guys and gals. There are also allegations...
by Stratos278
Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fisherman who jumped into Columbia river to avoid oncoming motorboat sues VIDEO
Replies: 5
Views: 2533

Re: Fisherman who jumped into Columbia river to avoid oncoming motorboat sues VIDEO

Man I think the operator of that boat gets what he deserves. Being at fault sucks in an accident but when you watch this video obviously there is total neglegence on his part. Heard he was sitting down with limited bow view was his reason. Be safe out there guys and gals. There are also allegations...
by Stratos278
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Seat belts
Replies: 16
Views: 1167

Re: Seat belts

mark poulson wrote:
kraetzer wrote:I think the problem is that you can't guaranty that a bass boat won't capsize. If it does and you have a seatbelt on the chances of drowning are probably very high.


I wonder how many fiberglass bass boats capsized in 2017?

Even one is too many, if you're strapped in and can't get out

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