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by Norv
Mon Nov 17, 2008 7:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What would you use if it was only One?
Replies: 35
Views: 2930

Re: What would you use if it was only One?

If I only had one bait for all locations for the whole year it would have to be a jig.
by Norv
Mon Nov 10, 2008 7:23 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thanks to Bass Anglers Guide for Donation to CBAF Tourny
Replies: 0
Views: 162

Thanks to Bass Anglers Guide for Donation to CBAF Tourny

Thanks to John Caufield for donating the Bass Anglers Guide magazines that were handed out at the CBAF Toys for the Troops' Kids Tournament last Saturday. It was especially fitting to have the magazines there because in the magazine was an article about the CBAF's Kids Bass Camp held at Collins Lake...
by Norv
Fri Nov 07, 2008 7:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Outdoor Pro Shop Donates to Toys for the Troops' Kids Tourny
Replies: 0
Views: 232

Outdoor Pro Shop Donates to Toys for the Troops' Kids Tourny

Thanks to Joel West and Outdoor Pro Shop for their generous donation of two $50 gift certificates. :) These certificates will be awarded to the first place winners of the CBAF Toys for the Troops' Kid Tournament being held tomorrow at Russo's Marina. In addition to arranging for this generous donati...
by Norv
Thu Nov 06, 2008 7:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mend-it question??
Replies: 5
Views: 627

Re: Mend-it question??

If anyone wants to try Mend-it I will have a lure repair station set up during the weigh-in and ceremonies at the CBAF Toys for the Troops' Kid Tournament this Saturday at Russo's Marina. Please come by with any kind of torn soft bait and try it out.
by Norv
Wed Nov 05, 2008 11:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lefty's Lures at the CBAF Toys for the Troops' Kids Tourny
Replies: 1
Views: 364

Lefty's Lures at the CBAF Toys for the Troops' Kids Tourny

Mark Inman of Lefty's Lures will be at the tournament on Saturday, November 8th at Russo's Marina. Mark ties the famous Puffball jig and fantastic flipping and swimming jigs in a multitude of colors. Mark uses rubber, mylar, bucktail and lots of other materials in his jigs. Mark has been tieing jigs...
by Norv
Wed Nov 05, 2008 7:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Devil Mountain Bass Masters to Fish the CBAF Tournament
Replies: 4
Views: 469

Re: Devil Mountain Bass Masters to Fish the CBAF Tournament

The River City Bass Masters didn't have time to reschedule their monthly tournament. But, they "passed the hat" and collected funds to purchase toys to donate to the tournament. I will be delivering their toys to the tournament on Saturday. If any other club or individual wants to make a donation I ...
by Norv
Wed Nov 05, 2008 1:51 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: River City Bass Masters Donate 2 Toys for the Troops' Kids
Replies: 0
Views: 289

River City Bass Masters Donate 2 Toys for the Troops' Kids

Thanks to the members of the River City Bass Masters in Sacramento for their generous donation to the CBAF Toys for the Troops' Kids Tournament. This is the second year that the members of this club have "passed the hat" and donated to this tournament. I will be delivering their toys to the tourname...
by Norv
Tue Nov 04, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thanks to Robert Gee for Donating Two Bikes for CBAF Tourny
Replies: 0
Views: 163

Thanks to Robert Gee for Donating Two Bikes for CBAF Tourny

Thanks to Robert Gee for donating two bikes to the CBAF Toys for the Troops' Kids Tournament. This tournament is being held on Saturday, NOvember 8th, at Russo's Marina. The toys donated at the tournament will be given to the Toys for the Troops' Kids program which provides toys to the kids of our a...
by Norv
Tue Nov 04, 2008 7:17 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: TOYS FOR TROOPS KIDS
Replies: 1
Views: 526

Re: TOYS FOR TROOPS KIDS

If you are in the Sacramento area give me a call (296-2690)and I can take you toys to the tournament. This is a great tournament and supports a fantastic cause. Here is the CBAF web site about the Toys for the Troops' Kids Tournament that's being held this Saturday at Russo's Marina. http://www.thec...
by Norv
Sun Nov 02, 2008 8:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Devil Mountain Bass Masters to Fish the CBAF Tournament
Replies: 4
Views: 469

Devil Mountain Bass Masters to Fish the CBAF Tournament

Thanks to Ron Cormier and the members of the Devil Mountain Bass Masters who are taking nine teams to the CBAF Toys for the Troops' Kids Tournament on Saturday, November 8th, at Russo's Marina. Ron's club rescheduled their November club event to coincide with this tournament. They will participate i...
by Norv
Sun Nov 02, 2008 8:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: SERVING OUR MILITARY'S FAMILIES*NM*
Replies: 1
Views: 405

Re: SERVING OUR MILITARY'S FAMILIES*NM*

If anyone or club in the Sacramento area wants to donate, but can't make it to the tournament I'll be going to the tournament and would be happy to take your donations with me. I'll be there to display products and provide tackle packs for the raffle.

Give me a call at (916) 296-2690.
by Norv
Thu Oct 30, 2008 6:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thanks to Ron Mah for His Toy Donation for CBAF Tournament
Replies: 1
Views: 592

Thanks to Ron Mah for His Toy Donation for CBAF Tournament

Ron dropped of some toys as a donation to the efforts of the CBAF Toys for the Troops' Kids Tournament. The tournament will be on Saturday, November 8th, at Russo's Marina. The primary goal of this tourment is to provide a grass roots effort for bass fishermen to gather toys for the annual Toys for ...
by Norv
Thu Oct 30, 2008 6:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: chatterbaits
Replies: 6
Views: 1377

Re: chatterbaits

I use an ESOX Rod models 70DD or 70BQ. Both are 7' with either meduim/heavy or medium action with a moderate/fast tip. They have a excellent action and castability and di an excellent job of transmits the vibration and feel of the chatter bait.
by Norv
Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: triton owners tournament
Replies: 12
Views: 2504

Re: triton owners tournament

Russ, I glad that you and Eric did well. Did he tell you that he skipped our club tournament this past Saturday to fish the Triton tournament with you? He was in the running for Angler of the Year!!! But, at our meeting he didn't hesitate in choosing to fish with you rather than competing for our cl...
by Norv
Wed Oct 29, 2008 9:46 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: A Wadda Bomb Question for Cooch
Replies: 36
Views: 6811

Re: A Wadda Bomb Question for Cooch

Tony, Great idea!!! If anyone that doesn't have Mend-it or Pro's Soft Bait Glue would like to experiment with some Mend-it on their old baits I will have a display of Mend-it at the CBAF Toys for the Troops' Kids Tournament on Saturday, November 8th at Russo's Marina and anyone is welcome to bring t...
by Norv
Wed Oct 29, 2008 5:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: "DA POE MAN" returns!!!!!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 885

Re: "DA POE MAN" returns!!!!!!!!

Phil,

Since you're retired, the day should work for you too!!! :lol: When I displayed at Robert's tournament it was well run so it should be fun.
by Norv
Tue Oct 28, 2008 5:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Western Rally 2008 photographs
Replies: 5
Views: 800

Re: Western Rally 2008 photographs

Tom,

Sorry to hear about the demise of your Mac.

Glad to hear that you are doing well and good luck in the Bassmaster tournaments. Hopefully you can use all of the tackle that you won in the raffle at the rally.

We'll see you at next year's rally.
by Norv
Mon Oct 27, 2008 12:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Where have all the pistol grips gone!
Replies: 25
Views: 3671

Re: Where have all the pistol grips gone!

ESOX Rods makes one. It's their 56CE. The rod is 5’6â€
by Norv
Mon Oct 27, 2008 10:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: US Angler's Choice East Delta Region Saturday...RESULTS!
Replies: 6
Views: 1465

Re: US Angler's Choice East Delta Region Saturday...........

I was there along with fellow members from the River City Bass Masters in Sacramento. We were surprised to see all of the boats there when we arrived. :cry: But, both organizations were very efficient in getting their fishermen launched and blasted off. :D We decided to come in at 2 PM to reduce the...
by Norv
Mon Oct 27, 2008 7:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta wins again!
Replies: 10
Views: 2185

Re: Delta wins again!

Delta Dan,

Myself and other members of the River City Bass Masters from Sacramento have previously participated as boaters for the Delta Teen Team tournaments. It was a lot of fun.

Have the president contact me and I'll see if we can provide some boats for their upcoming tournaments.
by Norv
Mon Oct 27, 2008 6:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: triton owners tournament
Replies: 12
Views: 2504

Re: triton owners tournament

Congratulations to Russ and Eric. I've got a call into Eric to see what my "percentage" of his winnings will be because I was the one that told him Russ was looking for a partner.
by Norv
Fri Oct 24, 2008 12:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass Pro Shop
Replies: 7
Views: 1413

Re: Bass Pro Shop

I was at the Cabela's in Reno a few weeks ago and took a couple of lures that were on sale in one of their flyers that I had gotten. When I took the lures to the check out the regular price came up. I told the salesperson that they were on sale in the flyer and was informed that the prices in the st...
by Norv
Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:31 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Look for some Jig Supplies
Replies: 9
Views: 1030

Re: Look for some Jig Supplies

Gimpy,

The anglers who have checked out Mark Inman's jigs at my tournament displays have stated that his guards have just the right amount of resistance ("not too hard" and "not too soft").
by Norv
Tue Oct 14, 2008 9:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Display @ No. California Club Classic Tournament on Sunday
Replies: 5
Views: 1417

Re: Display @ No. California Club Classic Tournament on Sund

Ron,

The web site for Put a Sock on It is www.putasockonit.biz.
by Norv
Fri Oct 10, 2008 10:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FLW Delta Boat wreck
Replies: 45
Views: 7039

Re: FLW Delta Boat wreck

If they were running at speed and trimmed out they may have experienced what is called "caught a chine." This occurs when the boat is "flying" on the pad and high out of the water, then the boat loses its balance or slightly rocks to one side and the hull begins to settle back in the water. Then whe...
by Norv
Thu Oct 09, 2008 11:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: IS IT WORTH IT
Replies: 10
Views: 1578

Re: IS IT WORTH IT

I've attended several tech sessions put on by Future Pro Tour and one of the items covered was Hummingbird's side imaging units, their capabilities, applications and advantages. It seems like there are situations where having side imaging would be beneficial. For instance, if you wanted to see if th...
by Norv
Thu Oct 09, 2008 11:17 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Quick Silver Oil
Replies: 7
Views: 1152

Re: Quick Silver Oil

Scoot549,

Do you have a carburated, EFI or Optimax model? If it's carburated or EFI it's going to emit smoke. You can check with a Mercury dealer to see if using Mercury oil will make a difference or not. If you have an Optimax it should only emit a small amount of smoke when it's cold.
by Norv
Thu Oct 09, 2008 5:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Display @ No. California Club Classic Tournament on Sunday
Replies: 5
Views: 1417

Display @ No. California Club Classic Tournament on Sunday

I'll be at the tournament with displays of products from ESOX Rods, Put a Sock on It, Save Phace, Xtreme Lubricants, Lefty's Lures, coolfoot and Mend-it. In addition to the displays I will have a station set up for you to clean your reels with Xtreme Reel+ and another station where you can use some ...
by Norv
Mon Oct 06, 2008 1:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Galaxie Marine, New Triton, Delta Win
Replies: 1
Views: 641

Re: Galaxie Marine, New Triton, Delta Win

Rod,

Congratulations on your win and for moving to Triton!!!
by Norv
Wed Oct 01, 2008 12:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Condition of Spillway Ramp at Oroville
Replies: 9
Views: 1151

Re: Condition of Spillway Ramp at Oroville

Bob,

Shirley says that rather than go fishing you need to stay home and do things on your "to do" list!!! :(

We've seen what happens to your truck on unimproved ramps!!! :lol:
by Norv
Tue Sep 30, 2008 1:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Triton Owners Sign up Deadline October 4th
Replies: 5
Views: 915

Re: Triton Owners Sign up Deadline October 4th

kb, It looks like the field is getting bigger. Hopefully more Triton owners will take advantage of the owner's tournament. I really enjoyed the tournament last year at Clear Lake. It was fun to see so many Tritons in one place. The odds for winning the fully rigged Triton/Mercury rig are outstanding...
by Norv
Tue Sep 30, 2008 11:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What's in a name?*NM*
Replies: 14
Views: 1443

Re: What's in a name?*NM*

Perhaps we can make up a special meaning or fabricate some history regarding how “Dead Stickingâ€
by Norv
Thu Sep 25, 2008 12:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Alameda County Sheriff's Department (A big thanks)
Replies: 2
Views: 430

Re: Alameda County Sheriff's Department (A big thanks)

Scott,

The companies I represent were happy to bring out our displays and to support your efforts with the tackle packs.

Congratulations on another well run tournament.
by Norv
Wed Sep 24, 2008 11:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta-bound
Replies: 23
Views: 2268

Re: Delta-bound

Roger,

Congratulations on your move. Living in Oakley will definitely give you easy access to the Delta.

Looking forward to seeing you on the water soon.
by Norv
Wed Sep 24, 2008 11:51 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rhino Line or Recarpet?
Replies: 7
Views: 1185

Re: Rhino Line or Recarpet?

Snap-in carpet is a good idea, but I would worry about how it would behave when your boat is at WOT. The wind and air pressure might cause some problems like flapping or bellowing in the middle. Most of the boats that have snap-in carpet don't reach the same speeds as a bass boat. Also if you take t...
by Norv
Mon Sep 22, 2008 1:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: current conditions at McClure
Replies: 3
Views: 588

Re: current conditions at McClure

Check with Phil Hill (aka Jigs Retired) at JIGSTACKLE@AOL.COM. He's located not too far from the lake and has some information and insight on McCure and Don Pedro. He posted some information for Mark Inman under the post of "Need info lake mcclure" a few days ago. You can scroll through the postings...
by Norv
Mon Sep 22, 2008 11:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Additional Pictures from Alameda Co Dep Sheriff's Tournament
Replies: 6
Views: 1479

Re: Pictures from Alameda County Deputy Sheriff's Tournament

Timothy, Glad you were able to open the pictures. You're right about eating too much. LA James can sure make some fantastic BBQ. He gave us some leftovers and we had it for breakfast the next morning!!! If anyone who is a law enforcement, fire or military personnel I would highly recommend this tour...
by Norv
Mon Sep 22, 2008 9:21 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Triton Owners Tournament still scheduled for Shasta
Replies: 11
Views: 1760

Re: Triton Owners Tournament still scheduled for Shasta

NoCal, It would be great to fish with you. But, I don't think my family is in favor of me missing our anniversary and the birth of my daughter's baby. But, if we won the raffle for the new boat it would go a long ways towards your mortgage payments and my anniversary and baby presents!!! I hear the ...
by Norv
Mon Sep 22, 2008 8:12 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Triton Owners Tournament still scheduled for Shasta
Replies: 11
Views: 1760

Re: Triton Owners Tournament still scheduled for Shasta

Jigs,

I don't think I'm going to make the tournament this year either. It's the weekend of our anniversary and my daughter's due date for her baby. Plus it wouldn't be any fun if I didn't get to fish with you.
by Norv
Sun Sep 21, 2008 9:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Additional Pictures from Alameda Co Dep Sheriff's Tournament
Replies: 6
Views: 1479

Additional Pictures from Alameda Co Dep Sheriff's Tournament

Here is a link to a bunch of pictures taken by Tom Chinn and me at the Alameda County Deputy Sheriff's Assocation Tournament last Saturday at Russo's. Gene Buchholz did a great job as MC and Chuck Russo was a fantastic host. Scott Delibridge and his crew ran a fantastic tournament. As usual LA James...
by Norv
Thu Sep 18, 2008 9:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ash - you have a PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1061

Re: Ash - you have a PM

Jonathan,

Thanks for the reply. I understand that the LL Challenge is going to be rescheduled because many participants are preparing for and participating in various TOCs at this time. Do we still have a team that's going to participate?
by Norv
Thu Sep 18, 2008 6:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ash - you have a PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1061

Re: Ash - you have a PM

g-man,

Thanks for the info. I'll wait for additional updates on the date and details for the LL Challenge.
by Norv
Thu Sep 18, 2008 6:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jigs for Anderson, Calero, or Coyote?
Replies: 17
Views: 1953

Re: Jigs for Anderson, Calero, or Coyote?*NM*

Nelson,

You should talk to Mark Inman about stocking some of his Puffball jigs at your shop.
by Norv
Thu Sep 18, 2008 6:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NEW PROP PERFORMANCE
Replies: 12
Views: 1740

Re: NEW PROP PERFORMANCE

Clay, You went to the right person for info on your prop. Gary Peeler is very knowledgable. You never said what your speeds were with the four blade. I'm guessing that it must have been around 77-78 MPH because you said that the three blade was 3-4 MPH slower. Glad your hole shot has improved.
by Norv
Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ash - you have a PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1061

Re: Ash - you have a PM

Mark,

I sent you an e-mail. I heard from the coordinator that the LL Challenge was still on. But, haven't seen any postings on the tournament nor have I heard anything.
by Norv
Wed Sep 17, 2008 8:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ash - you have a PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1061

Ash - you have a PM

Ash,

I sent you a PM on Monday.

Will resend today.
by Norv
Tue Sep 16, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: NEW PROP PERFORMANCE
Replies: 12
Views: 1740

Re: NEW PROP PERFORMANCE

What was the brand, pitch and diameter of your four blade? Was it a performance prop or one designed more for low end performance? Were you happy with the performance of that prop? It sounds like you had everything set up just right for that prop. A lot of the changes regarding your "hole shot" betw...
by Norv
Tue Sep 16, 2008 9:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jigs for Anderson, Calero, or Coyote?
Replies: 17
Views: 1953

Re: Jigs for Anderson, Calero, or Coyote?

I think that Mark Inman of Lefty's Lures would probably have some ideas for you. He will probably need some information on the lakes i.e. the primary species of bass, structure, depth, time of year you are talking about, your preferred equipment etc.

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