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by scottsweet
Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Depthfinder Mount Recommendations
Replies: 2
Views: 215

Re: Depthfinder Mount Recommendations

MichaelB wrote:Precision Sonar: Will run you $300
Very custom and well built ..... call the number, the Owner will answer

https://precisionsonar.com/product-phot ... et-ranger/

https://precisionsonar.com/


+1 on these folks. High quality products!
by scottsweet
Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Odyssey Extreme series batteries in bass boat???
Replies: 5
Views: 462

Re: Odyssey Extreme series batteries in bass boat???

Yes. I have them and have been using them for 10 years. Yes, I am sponsored, but they are hands down the best battery, with the best warranty in the business. They use new lead and have a 4 year warranty. I have some discount coupons if you like to save you a few bucks. What kind of boat and do you ...
by scottsweet
Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Batterys?
Replies: 18
Views: 1040

Re: Batterys?

Thanks, That's a lot of information. So, I am running Interstate 27M-XHD, which has 800 CC, 1000 CA, and reserve of 182. I can't afford $4,000, Appears I need to upgrade to AGM. Looking at the Odyssey and NorthStar, both have batteries that increase the reserve capacity from what I'm running. Odyss...
by scottsweet
Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Batterys?
Replies: 18
Views: 1040

Re: Batterys?

All, the Odyssey Group 31 (2150) battery is the only AGM made with brand new lead. It is heavy, but has more capacity than any AGM on the market. They also are the only company to offer a 4 year warranty. It can also be a starter battery. I run 4 in my boat. The answer to your question on what the p...
by scottsweet
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minn Kota Ultrex
Replies: 23
Views: 3615

Re: Minnesota Kota ultrex backirder

Paid for my Ultrex 2 months ago when I purchased my new Ranger Rt178. Apparently they are back ordered with no end in sight, and I get no response from Minn Kota when I email them, and the customer service phone number doesn’t work. My dealer has offered to replace it with a power pole or refund my...
by scottsweet
Wed May 30, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Junior Anglers Travis Harris and Tanner Larocque win the CBF Junior State Championships
Replies: 4
Views: 778

Junior Anglers Travis Harris and Tanner Larocque win the CBF Junior State Championships

Junior Anglers Travis Harris and Tanner Larocque win the California Bass Federation Junior Angler Team State Championship held at Lake Skinner near Temecula, CA. A beautiful day at Lake Skinner started cool with overcast skies and ended with clearing skies, sun and warming temperatures. The bite was...
by scottsweet
Sat May 26, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Can solar panels charge marine batteries?
Replies: 8
Views: 1136

Re: Can solar panels charge marine batteries?

All, The basic answer is yes and I did this for years with my boat when I stored it in Southern California at an RV park. This system works great. The Stealth1 charging system works from any source of the charge, AC, DC from the big motor or from solar and will charge all your batteries (crank and t...
by scottsweet
Mon May 21, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: MinnKota ULTREX help/advice?
Replies: 5
Views: 714

Re: MinnKota ULTREX help/advice?

The Ultrex has the internal 2D transducer built in. The i-pilot link version will only help if you have Humminbird electronics. Get the i-pilot version if you plan on only using Lowrance. You might want to look in to the Transducer Shield/Saver to see if you can install the Lowrance transducer you w...
by scottsweet
Wed May 02, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat Stolen on the Delta
Replies: 38
Views: 15356

Re: Boat Stolen on the Delta

So many inncedents at B&W i think we should launch at another place that takes time to make sure are boats trailers trucks are safe.. i understand that this means raising price to launch but, i would rather pay more to launch knowing my equipment is safe. Bad people out there always trying to g...
by scottsweet
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: team lews hyper mag speed spool
Replies: 1
Views: 283

Re: team lews hyper mag speed spool

Yes. They are fantastic reels and cast a country mile. Very smooth. Yes, I am sponsored by Lews, but they truly are great reels.
by scottsweet
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Need a CoAngler for Fed Berryessa Tourney - 4/15
Replies: 3
Views: 335

Re: Need a CoAngler for Fed Berryessa Tourney - 4/15

Call me at 818-448-3366 or email me at scott@scottsweet.net
by scottsweet
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Need a CoAngler for Fed Berryessa Tourney - 4/15
Replies: 3
Views: 335

Need a CoAngler for Fed Berryessa Tourney - 4/15

If you have wanted to fish Berryessa in a tournament as a Co-angler, this is your chance. Send me a note and check out www.californiabass.org for details.
by scottsweet
Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minn Kota Ultrex
Replies: 23
Views: 3615

Re: Minn Kota Ultrex

I have an Ultrex with I-pilot link on my new boat as well. First, I am sponsored by Minn Kota, however, it truly is a game changer. Spotlock is only the beginning. The cruise control and auto-pilot are also game changers. Cruise control is just like a car, set the speed and the motor just stays at t...
by scottsweet
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looking for Reg 4 CBF Non Boater for sign up
Replies: 1
Views: 300

Looking for Reg 4 CBF Non Boater for sign up

All,

If you are a non-boater for the California Bass Federation Region 4 and looking for a boater to sign up with, please drop me a line.
by scottsweet
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Melones giving trailer tickets
Replies: 1
Views: 728

New Melones giving trailer tickets

Make sure your trailer registration is current. It must be renewed every 5 year’s regardless if you get a notice.

2 guys I know of got the $250 ticket. Btw, the renewal is $10!!!l
by scottsweet
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: CBF New Melones - Open Back seat this Saturday
Replies: 0
Views: 291

CBF New Melones - Open Back seat this Saturday

If there is a CBF Region 4 non-boater looking to practice on Saturday, drop me a line at 818-448-3366.
by scottsweet
Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: delete
Replies: 4
Views: 2947

Re: 2012 Ranger Z521 FOR SALE

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by scottsweet
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: delete
Replies: 4
Views: 2947

Re: 2012 Ranger Z521 FOR SALE

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by scottsweet
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: delete
Replies: 4
Views: 2947

Re: 2012 Ranger Z521 FOR SALE

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by scottsweet
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: delete
Replies: 4
Views: 2947

Re: 2012 Ranger Z521 FOR SALE

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by scottsweet
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: delete
Replies: 4
Views: 2947

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by scottsweet
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Congratulations to Cory Kerber and Omar Ramirez-Nieves - 2018 WWBT TOC Qualifiers
Replies: 0
Views: 400

Congratulations to Cory Kerber and Omar Ramirez-Nieves - 2018 WWBT TOC Qualifiers

Congratulations to Cory (Boater) and Omar (Co-angler) for winning the CBF State Championships and qualifying for the 2018 WWBT Pro-Am Championships on Lake Oroville!

WWBT TOC Qualifiers sm.jpg


Scott Sweet
President, CBF
by scottsweet
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 2017 CBF State Championship Final Results
Replies: 0
Views: 416

2017 CBF State Championship Final Results

Boaters
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Co-Anglers
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Scott Sweet
President, CBF
by scottsweet
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CBF TOC Day 1 Results
Replies: 0
Views: 735

CBF TOC Day 1 Results

Melones Day 1
Boaters
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Co-Anglers

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Scott Sweet
President, CBF
by scottsweet
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cbf toc Last minute practice request for tomorrow
Replies: 0
Views: 296

Cbf toc Last minute practice request for tomorrow

My practice partner for tomorrow at new melones just cancelled. If you want to practice, call me at 818-448-3366.
by scottsweet
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Practicing at New Melones tomorrow, Sunday
Replies: 0
Views: 204

Practicing at New Melones tomorrow, Sunday

If you are interested in practicing for the CBF TOC, call me at 818-448-3366. I will be at the Glory Hole launch ramp at about 6:30am.

Scott
by scottsweet
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: TBF at New Melones prefish
Replies: 3
Views: 849

Re: TBF at New Melones prefish

Hi,

Drop me a line, I will be up there.

Scott Sweet
818-448-3366
by scottsweet
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Talons or Power Poles
Replies: 6
Views: 1742

Re: Talons or Power Poles

One more key difference, I like the Talons better because you can remove them when you don't need them...which is most of the time.
by scottsweet
Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: CBF and WWBT are joining forces - PRESS RELEASE
Replies: 2
Views: 1377

CBF and WWBT are joining forces - PRESS RELEASE

The CBF and WWBT are joining forces! It is with great excitement to announce a new partnership between the California Bass Federation and Wild West Bass Trail. For the first time, two independent California based bass tournament organizations will be joining forces to allow the weekend angler to mov...
by scottsweet
Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Bass Federation and WWBT are joining forces!
Replies: 0
Views: 537

California Bass Federation and WWBT are joining forces!

The California Bass Federation and WWBT will have some very exciting news for 2018...stay tuned... All of the CBF anglers will have some new great opportunities with the Wild West Bass Trail. The suspense is killing me...but you will have to wait to hear... :D .
by scottsweet
Fri May 26, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Humminbird 1198s
Replies: 3
Views: 966

Re: Humminbird 1198s

BlueLineFishing wrote:Do these units have side imaging?

Yes
by scottsweet
Mon May 22, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Humminbird 1198s
Replies: 3
Views: 966

Humminbird 1198s

All, I have two 1198 SIs with transducers and power cables. Both transducers include the Transducer Shield/Savers for better/easier mounting. I do not have a GPS receiver. If you are interested, please drop me a line. The price is negotiable though Ebay pricing is about $700. If you are interested, ...
by scottsweet
Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Who uses Lithium Pro batteries?
Replies: 12
Views: 2529

Re: Who uses Lithium Pro batteries?

Yes...but my buddy said he did all he could with the jackplate and it still wasn't enough to get it to balance. An average battery weighs ~60 lbs. The big ones are nearly 80lbs. Taking 2 or 3 batteries out equates to a person or perhaps even 2 people! I guess you could buy 10 or 12 graphs for the fr...
by scottsweet
Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Who uses Lithium Pro batteries?
Replies: 12
Views: 2529

Re: Who uses Lithium Pro batteries?

These batteries are proving to be a game changer. There are a couple things to remember: 1. You need a different charger or have yours reprogrammed. While the basic voltage is the same, the peak and bulk voltages needed to shut the charger down properly requires the different charger. 2. There are s...
by scottsweet
Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear lake Shad die off ?
Replies: 18
Views: 3891

Re: Clear lake Shad die off ?

It was cold, but it was unseasonally cold when that die off happened. It is always cold at Clear Lake this time of year :).
by scottsweet
Thu Oct 06, 2016 4:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CBF State Championships around the corner - NEED CO-ANGLERS
Replies: 0
Views: 389

CBF State Championships around the corner - NEED CO-ANGLERS

All,

The California Bass Federation State Championships are around the corner and Archie is short a few co-anglers. If you qualified, contact Archie ASAP if you want to fish! We have over a 100 anglers coming to the Delta, don't miss your shot!

Scott Sweet
President, California Bass Federation
by scottsweet
Sat Oct 01, 2016 7:02 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: California Bass Federation 2017 Schedule is posted
Replies: 0
Views: 415

California Bass Federation 2017 Schedule is posted

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Announcing the 2017 schedule for the California Bass Federation. The first tournament is in November at Lake Shasta.

Check it out at http://californiabass.org/tour-schedules/

Scott Sweet
President, CBF
by scottsweet
Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Konocti Vista Casino RV Sites?
Replies: 3
Views: 575

Re: Konocti Vista Casino RV Sites?

Yes. It is all blacktop. There are restrooms/showers very close by. It is very safe and you will have nothing to worry about. The RV park is about a 5 minute walk to the ramp/docks. You can leave your boat in the water at the docks for free if you wish. They have power at the docks. I have stayed th...
by scottsweet
Sat Jul 02, 2016 7:04 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Champion vs. Champ. Extreme?
Replies: 7
Views: 1278

Re: Champion vs. Champ. Extreme?

I have many of both. While I am sponsored by Dobyns, I do think for finesse fishing, the Extreme line is worth it. They are a bit lighter and the sensitivity is better. I personally prefer using baitcasters, even for dropshot or light senko fishing and use the the DX702C rods. When it is windy, I us...
by scottsweet
Wed May 25, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: California defends its title at the TBF Southwest Regional Championships!
Replies: 1
Views: 389

California defends its title at the TBF Southwest Regional Championships!

California is the clear winner at the TBF Southwest Championships. After the tournament was cut short by weather, California pulls it off! Timmy Wells and Mike Alvarez will represent California at the TBF National Championships in 2017. 2017 State Team.jpg See more info at http://www.californiabass....
by scottsweet
Wed May 25, 2016 7:58 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Congrats to Timmy Wells and Mike Alvarez - Qualify to the TBF National Championships
Replies: 0
Views: 288

Congrats to Timmy Wells and Mike Alvarez - Qualify to the TBF National Championships

These guys have qualified for the TBF National Finals in the Spring of 2017! See more info on the California Bass Federation Facebook page!

CBF Finalists 2017 TBF NF.jpeg


Scott Sweet
President, CBF
by scottsweet
Sun Apr 03, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Humminbird Product Forum
Topic: 997 losing bottom
Replies: 5
Views: 1189

Re: 997 losing bottom

Same number...8184483366.

Sorry for the delay...missed this.
by scottsweet
Tue Mar 29, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Maxxum vs Fortrex
Replies: 1
Views: 1168

Re: Maxxum vs Fortrex

I have had both motors. The Fortrex has a few of major advantages: 1. Mount is much stronger and easier to lift. The strength of the mount when stowed is far more secure than the Maxxum mount. On the Maxxum mount, the motor head is able to slop around and a small Y shaped plastic part (yoke) is the ...
by scottsweet
Wed Mar 16, 2016 6:55 am
Forum: Humminbird Product Forum
Topic: 997 losing bottom
Replies: 5
Views: 1189

Re: 997 losing bottom

Hi Mark,

Give me a call and maybe we can figure it out.
by scottsweet
Wed Feb 24, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thank you Boatmasters, Ranger and UFP - 100% top notch companies
Replies: 1
Views: 407

Thank you Boatmasters, Ranger and UFP - 100% top notch companies

Let me tell you, these three companies really stepped up to help me out. My trailer brakes locked up on the way home from a tournament and had the boat taken back home on a flatbed. The brakes got so hot they were momentarily on fire! Boatmasters was able to help me because they had the parts in sto...
by scottsweet
Mon Feb 15, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: California Bass Federation Region 3 Event at Bullards Bar - Need Non-boaters
Replies: 0
Views: 537

California Bass Federation Region 3 Event at Bullards Bar - Need Non-boaters

All,

Mac is short non-boaters for the CBF Region 3 event at Bullards Bar on Feb. 28th. If you interested, contact Mac at 209-604-6815 or email: macmccullough@att.net. For more information, go to www.californiabass.org.

Scott Sweet
President, CBF
by scottsweet
Mon Feb 08, 2016 8:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: CBF Non-Boaters - Need a partner to sign up with..
Replies: 0
Views: 321

CBF Non-Boaters - Need a partner to sign up with..

If you are a non-boater, fishing Camanche or Bullards Bar in February and want to guarantee your spot, let me know.

scott@scottsweet.net
by scottsweet
Wed Jan 27, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Evinrude repower
Replies: 6
Views: 878

Re: Evinrude repower

Based on your profile, you are in Orange County? If so, I would seriously consider going with Mercury. There are virtually no dealers in Socal and definitely not any with bass boats dealers.
by scottsweet
Sat Jan 23, 2016 10:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Humminbird at the ISE
Replies: 2
Views: 440

Re: Humminbird at the ISE

I am at the Humminbird booth. Depending on which Helix 5, yes. No sales tax at Fisherman's Warehouse, across from the Humminbird booth.

Come by and say hi!
by scottsweet
Tue Jan 05, 2016 11:28 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: California Bass Federation for 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 642

California Bass Federation for 2016

Hi all,

The 2016 season starts this Saturday at Pine Flat. The CBF has lots of exciting changes.

The new website is available at CaliforniaBass.org

Scott Sweet
President, CBF

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