Search found 984 matches

by scottsweet
Fri Apr 13, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: CBF Region 7 Pyramid Event - May 5 - Need 3 teams!
Replies: 1
Views: 359

CBF Region 7 Pyramid Event - May 5 - Need 3 teams!

All, May 5th is right around the corner. This is the 3rd event of the season. Jerry Ballesteros is in first place...but not by a lot :). Ronnie Kim is right behind him and he is a co angler!! Please get your entry mailed to me by Monday, April 30th. I will be checking memberships, so please get your...
by scottsweet
Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Don Lee passed away last night
Replies: 6
Views: 1111

Re: Don Lee passed away last night

I only knew Don for the past few years. He always had a smile on his face and a reaching handshake to befriend everyone.

Rest in peace.
by scottsweet
Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minn Kota question
Replies: 11
Views: 2252

Re: Minn Kota question

bassman1975 wrote:will do thanks.


You are under warranty. Anglers Marine and Trolling Motor Doctor are both service centers who can repair your unit.
by scottsweet
Fri Mar 23, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Electronics HELP ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1272

Re: Electronics HELP ?

I have been out of the game for a little while and looking at getting new Electronics for my boat. Lowerance or Humminbird? I have done some reach and they seem to have both neg and positive things written. Looking for some feed back from both sides that used the new products. Mostly interested in ...
by scottsweet
Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:54 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Power Pole Vs Minkota Talon
Replies: 42
Views: 35977

Re: Power Pole Vs Minkota Talon

Thanks for all the great feed back, you guys are awesome. But If the Talon is so easy to be removed should I be concern about theft. Thanks, Dan That is a valid concern depending on your circumstances. Personally, I do not stay in hotels and the boat is usually very close to where I am sleeping :)....
by scottsweet
Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Power Pole Vs Minkota Talon
Replies: 42
Views: 35977

Re: Power Pole Vs Minkota Talon

Scott, Great post. Lot's of extremly useful information. I certainly appreciate you taking the time to better educate us all. I have to be honest, I wanted to install a set of power poles but was extremly hesitant becuase my better half likes to wake board. I was looking at possibly adding some qui...
by scottsweet
Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Power Pole Vs Minkota Talon
Replies: 42
Views: 35977

Re: Power Pole Vs Minkota Talon

JustinD wrote:Curious can you drag the Talon? E.G....say the wind is blowing you along the bank I used to drag my power pole to slow myself but can you do the same with the Talon or is it primarily geared to anchor?

Yes. You can deploy them whenever you want.
by scottsweet
Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Power Pole Vs Minkota Talon
Replies: 42
Views: 35977

Re: Power Pole Vs Minkota Talon

Watching the Classic on TV I was amazed at how often the guys had to negotiate fighting bass around the PowerPoles. Several times it looked like they were going to fall out of the boat because they had to lean so far off the back to keep the bass out of the way of the poles. But then again, the guy...
by scottsweet
Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Power Pole Vs Minkota Talon
Replies: 42
Views: 35977

Re: Power Pole Vs Minkota Talon

Talons allow for a partial deploy? I know that was one of the real attractive uses for the Power Poles when they first came out, and I'm not up on the capabilities of the Talon. Also, what is the height of the Talon from the waterline? I know the Power Poles are at 0' for all intents and purposes. ...
by scottsweet
Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Power Pole Vs Minkota Talon
Replies: 42
Views: 35977

Re: Power Pole Vs Minkota Talon

Two more questions? What's the worst that could happen, if you try to take off plain when the anchors are in the down position? Is there a safety device that prevents damage to the Poles? Thanks When there is excessive side load on the anchor, a Retraction Notification Alarm will sound off. Additio...
by scottsweet
Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Power Pole Vs Minkota Talon
Replies: 42
Views: 35977

Re: Power Pole Vs Minkota Talon

I have two Talons on my boat. While I am sponsored by MinnKota, I have been on boats with both. The Power Poles are nice, but they are hydraulic. There is a bunch of stuff in the bilge area to support the Power Poles. I have heard multiple times about the hydraulic system failing resulting in fluid ...
by scottsweet
Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fred Hall is here...come by and say hi!
Replies: 0
Views: 252

Fred Hall is here...come by and say hi!

Hi all, For those going to Fred Hall, come by and say hi! I will be at Anglers Marine on Wed late afternoon/eve and the rest of the time at the Humminbird/MinnKota/Lews booth. Come check out the new 360 degree sonar! We will have some documentation on this revolutionary technology. Hope to see you a...
by scottsweet
Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:34 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: CBF Region 7 Castaic Results - March 3
Replies: 4
Views: 927

CBF Region 7 Castaic Results - March 3

Congrats once again...Jerry Ballesteros. HOWEVER, Tony came in with a TOAD! I would like to thank everyone for their participation and support of the Federation. We had our 18 anglers to award an AOY for 2012. See you all in May at Pyramid!! Castaic R7 030312 Results.jpg Tony BigFish 1 sm.jpg
by scottsweet
Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: CBF Region 7 Castaic Event - March 3
Replies: 1
Views: 407

Re: CBF Region 7 Castaic Event - March 3

We have 18 people! Thank you!! We are launching from the west ramp. The gate will open at 5:15am for inspections. We will meet at 5:45am in the parking lot of the west ramp. Please bring $5 cash to pay for the west ramp launch. I had to pay extra for us to launch out of the west ramp. See you all th...
by scottsweet
Sat Feb 25, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Troy Linder Wins FLW Havasu Everstart
Replies: 16
Views: 1906

Re: Troy Linder Wins FLW Havasu Everstart

Lynne wrote:AWESOME JOB TROY. I bet your mom and dad were there and are SOOOO very proud which they should be. Your mom's prayers are very mighty.

Great things happen to great people.

Mike and Lynne


His parents were here. I met both of them and are very nice people.
by scottsweet
Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Troy Linder Wins FLW Havasu Everstart
Replies: 16
Views: 1906

Troy Linder Wins FLW Havasu Everstart

Congrats man and thanks for your help!!

Class act!!
by scottsweet
Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looking for FLW CoAngler in Socal
Replies: 3
Views: 682

Re: Looking for FLW CoAngler in Socal

My coangler can't make it...anyone want to travel :).

Thanks,
by scottsweet
Tue Feb 14, 2012 8:02 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: CBF Region 7 Castaic Event - March 3
Replies: 1
Views: 407

CBF Region 7 Castaic Event - March 3

All, We are fast approaching for our 2nd event of the season. We will be going out of the West Ramp BUT, everyone needs to bring $5 cash with them for the launch. We have to pay for early entrance and launch at the West Ramp. It is best to have your boat cabled prior to arriving. They will have insp...
by scottsweet
Sun Feb 12, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: My new Ranger Z521 - Thank you Anglers Marine!! Updated
Replies: 18
Views: 2847

Re: My new Ranger Z521 - Thank you Anglers Marine!! Updated

I added a couple of pics. I modified the cover to cover the splash well. Also, I had two fender covers made.
by scottsweet
Thu Feb 09, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looking for FLW CoAngler in Socal
Replies: 3
Views: 682

Looking for FLW CoAngler in Socal

All,

I had a coangler ready to go with me but he may not get in. I am looking for a co-angler, already in, traveling from Socal who would like to share expenses. If you are interested, drop me a line.
by scottsweet
Wed Feb 08, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: clearlake rv park ?
Replies: 7
Views: 797

Re: clearlake rv park ?

clearlakeoutdoors wrote:http://www.edgewaterresort.net/
Nice place and close to mid lake


I have stayed at all but the one in Nice. I have seen it and it is nice, but a bit away from things.

My favorite so far is Edgewater Resort. Tell them I sent you...I am on a name basis there now :).
by scottsweet
Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:38 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: My new Ranger Z521 - Thank you Anglers Marine!! Updated
Replies: 18
Views: 2847

Re: My new Ranger Z521 - Thank you Anglers Marine!!

Mike, I got your PM but for some reason my response just sits in the Outbox.

Please give me your email call me at 818-448-3366 and happy to discuss.
by scottsweet
Mon Feb 06, 2012 8:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: My new Ranger Z521 - Thank you Anglers Marine!! Updated
Replies: 18
Views: 2847

Re: My new Ranger Z521 - Thank you Anglers Marine!!

Scott, How did they secure the large unit in the dash? Can you send me a up close picture. I was wanting to do the same thing with my next boat. Great looking boat and those guys at Anglers are great riggers. Hey Ricky, Go to my dropbox. I have detailed photos there. If you already looked, they ins...
by scottsweet
Sun Feb 05, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: My new Ranger Z521 - Thank you Anglers Marine!! Updated
Replies: 18
Views: 2847

My new Ranger Z521 - Thank you Anglers Marine!! Updated

All, I am very excited to share my new boat and the many special things I did to make it a space ship...well..almost :). I would like to thank Anglers Marine for doing such a great job on the rigging and custom work. Special thanks at Anglers Marine goes to Vicente (amazing rigging skills), Jordan, ...
by scottsweet
Thu Feb 02, 2012 8:18 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: CHECK THIS OUT
Replies: 5
Views: 744

Re: CHECK THIS OUT

Interesting..they put this right on top of the FLW Clearlake event...
by scottsweet
Mon Jan 30, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Battery question ??
Replies: 1
Views: 305

Re: Battery question ??

CCA is cold cranking amps
MCA is Marine cranking amps.

MCA ratings are at 32 degrees F, while CCA is at zero degree F.
by scottsweet
Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Deep cycle batteries
Replies: 13
Views: 1939

Re: Deep cycle batteries

I need 2 . I have Group 31 what are you guys recomending? Thanks Derrick Go with good AGM marine battery. Odyessy is at the top with Sears, Exide and Optima are all popular. Deka looks like an Exide to me. Optima sells and ships direct. Check the battery foot print size, group 31's are not all the ...
by scottsweet
Mon Jan 23, 2012 8:48 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: And the winner for Won is..not the anglers
Replies: 50
Views: 4566

Re: And the winner for Won is..not the anglers

http://www.wonbass.com/team/results/south/southern_california/index.html Per the won bass website. Free lunch, no permit fee, no insurance fee. When are you guys gonna open your eyes. TTT. Uh...it isn't free...they are charging you LESS money and trying to take care of you. Why are you so ungratefu...
by scottsweet
Mon Jan 23, 2012 8:46 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: And the winner for Won is..not the anglers
Replies: 50
Views: 4566

Re: And the winner for Won is..not the anglers

gixxer464 wrote:Why all the hostility? Im simply stating facts that are posted on their website. Why do you need to.know my name. Are you going to send me a $50 tackle package.


Yea...stating the facts...half the facts to bias reality. Why bother going to Havasu, you will bash them too because you didn't win.
by scottsweet
Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:22 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: And the winner for Won is..not the anglers
Replies: 50
Views: 4566

Re: And the winner for Won is..not the anglers

Here you go paul and scott a basic math lesson Basic entry $165 * 20 teams = $3300 Minus $15 per enrty = $300 New total= $3000 13 in the bigbass option=$455 You can assume that 13 entered the Super Option 13 *100=$1300 New total= $4755 Total payout $3500 New total $1255 Minus $170 for the assistant...
by scottsweet
Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:53 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: And the winner for Won is..not the anglers
Replies: 50
Views: 4566

Re: And the winner for Won is..not the anglers

Since when is free lunch included in our fees? Gixxer, what the heck are you missing? You think this stuff is free? Rich bought you lunch and now your are complaining!!?? You don't want lunch...you don't want a raffle...he can take it away if you want. You can have your payback checks and all go ho...
by scottsweet
Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:12 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: And the winner for Won is..not the anglers
Replies: 50
Views: 4566

Re: And the winner for Won is..not the anglers

All, I talked to Rich myself just now....here are the facts Rich was willing to share. Big Fish was in fact $35/person, not $50 and obviously the website is wrong. The Big Fish payout was $455 and won by Kevin Johnson/Jerry Ballesteros. That equates to 13 people. Rich pays an assistant $10/hr who wo...
by scottsweet
Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:00 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: And the winner for Won is..not the anglers
Replies: 50
Views: 4566

Re: And the winner for Won is..not the anglers

Big fish was $35 per team not $50........ That is stated clearly on there website From the WON BASS Website... SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGION RULES AND ITINERARY For Lake Castaic Event 1-21-2012 Anglers can sign-in at the Denny's Restaurant in Castaic, CA from 4-5am Weigh-in is at 3pm A free lunch will...
by scottsweet
Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: And the winner for Won is..not the anglers
Replies: 50
Views: 4566

Re: And the winner for Won is..not the anglers

Hey Pork & Beans... I don't get your complaining... 21 teams with a $150 entry...that is $3150. You said the pay out was $3500. Help me understand your problem!! I don't know what the options were, but you said it was $300 all in. That is $6300 assuming everyone was in for all options...which I ...
by scottsweet
Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:21 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Some great products here...RMC Boat Works
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Re: Some great products here...RMC Boat Works

Thanks for the guidance Jeff. I guess since you don't fish the big water areas like Havasu, Clear Lake and Delta too often, you have forgotten reality :). Spearing waves is an element...but sometimes there is banging too :). Oh yea, Castaic and Piru doesn't have waves and you never pass 35 mph on th...
by scottsweet
Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Some great products here...RMC Boat Works
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Some great products here...RMC Boat Works

All, I went down to Anglers Marine today to deliver all the goodies to be installed on my new boat. One thing I found on Brent Ehrler's boat was a device to hold down the trolling motor while running. They also make a product to firmly hold your electronics in place on the console area. I have since...
by scottsweet
Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 2012 CBF Reg 7 Schedule - UPDATED
Replies: 1
Views: 369

2012 CBF Reg 7 Schedule - UPDATED

All, I have moved the March tournament from March 10 to March 3 at Castaic due to the Fred Hall Show conflict. Also, everyone asked for going out of the West Ramp at our November tournament. We can do this, but there will be an additional $5 charge per angler to pay for the West Ramp launch. This ad...
by scottsweet
Wed Jan 04, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Had a visit with the Cardiologist today
Replies: 8
Views: 913

Re: Had a visit with the Cardiologist today

John, rest and be well. Glad to hear you are coming around.
by scottsweet
Mon Jan 02, 2012 10:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rain Gear For Your Feet
Replies: 23
Views: 3169

Re: Rain Gear For Your Feet

Simms makes a great boot that is 100% waterproof.
by scottsweet
Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Feedback on HDS units
Replies: 11
Views: 1599

Re: Feedback on HDS units

So I have been reading on other web sites and some forums that the HDS units suck. With that said I should mention I don't own any HDS units but have a boat on order that will have two 8s on it. My concern is I am reading more negative feedback then positive feedback about the Lowrance HDS units. A...
by scottsweet
Sun Dec 04, 2011 9:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looking for FLW CoAngler
Replies: 0
Views: 398

Looking for FLW CoAngler

All,

I am looking for a travel and practice partner for the FLW Havasu and Clear Lake events. If you are interested, drop me a line.

Thanks,
by scottsweet
Sun Dec 04, 2011 12:24 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: High School Bass Club
Replies: 13
Views: 1155

Re: High School Bass Club

Kevin, I sent you an email. I would love to get these kids associated with the TBF High School program.
by scottsweet
Thu Dec 01, 2011 8:15 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looking for 2012 California Bass Federation info...
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Re: Looking for 2012 California Bass Federation info...

All, the State Championships will be Sept 21/22 at Clear Lake.
by scottsweet
Mon Nov 14, 2011 8:59 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: She fought and in the end won a life of peace everlasting
Replies: 16
Views: 2114

Re: She fought and in the end won a life of peace everlastin

Lynne, I am sorry for your loss. She is in a better place...best wishes to you and your family.
by scottsweet
Fri Nov 11, 2011 10:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Looking for 2012 California Bass Federation info...
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Re: Looking for 2012 California Bass Federation info...

Randy, I am checking for you. Hope to have info shortly.
by scottsweet
Wed Nov 09, 2011 7:56 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Results CBF Region 7 Tournament Castaic Results
Replies: 4
Views: 689

Results CBF Region 7 Tournament Castaic Results

The results for the tournament are posted at: http://www.californiabass.org/R7-110511.html Jerry Ballesteros wins once again, even with a 2 lb penalty. BUT, Jim Basham is not far behind him on the $$ by stealing the BF pot. Late penalties come off the big fish too :). Vic Allen was on Jerry's heals ...
by scottsweet
Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:53 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Upcoming CBF Event at Castaic - Updated Alabama Rig Ruling
Replies: 3
Views: 892

Re: Upcoming CBF Event at Castaic - Alabama Rig Ruling

All, I received a call this morning on the DFG regulations. After re-reading through the regulations, it appears I did not read the full regulations and interpret it accurately. A lure, based on the regulations, is a bait with a hook in it. If there is no hook, then it is not considered a lure. That...
by scottsweet
Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:57 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Upcoming CBF Event at Castaic - Updated Alabama Rig Ruling
Replies: 3
Views: 892

Upcoming CBF Event at Castaic - Updated Alabama Rig Ruling

All, I have reviewed the DFG rules and this is my interpretation of the rule: You may have up to 3 lures, with or without hooks, with a max of 3 hooks on any one lure. Any number of lures beyond 3 is not allowed. A blade, without a hook, does not constitute a lure. A lure includes a swimbait, grub, ...
by scottsweet
Sun Oct 30, 2011 8:36 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Attn SoCal Tournament Directors
Replies: 0
Views: 312

Attn SoCal Tournament Directors

All, Can you please PM or email me your phone and email address. I had a very concerning conversation with the folks at Castaic today that concerns us all regarding Piru, Castaic and Pyramid. My email is scott@scottsweet.net, phone: 818-448-3366. I will set up a conference call for us to talk togeth...

Go to advanced search