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by Norv
Sun Jul 20, 2008 3:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rally at Clearlake Update
Replies: 15
Views: 1195

Re: Rally at Clearlake Update

Individual Pictures http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z237/jasmar69/th_CLEARLAKEWESTERNBASSJULY192009.jpg http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z237/jasmar69/th_CLEARLAKEWESTERNBASSJULY19200910.jpg http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z237/jasmar69/th_CLEARLAKEWESTERNBASSJULY19200911.jpg http://i195.pho...
by Norv
Sun Jul 20, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rally at Clearlake Update
Replies: 15
Views: 1195

Re: Rally at Clearlake Update

For your Enjoyment I have posted a Photomerged of Pictures taken on Saturday July 19, 2008 at 430PM http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z237/jasmar69/July192008WesternBassClearLakecopy.jpg Additional Individual Photos to follow, ones that you can save to your computer. Enjoy Norv
by Norv
Sun Jul 20, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rally at Clearlake Update
Replies: 15
Views: 1195

Re: Rally at Clearlake Update

The rally has ended. Gator held on to BIG NUT, but not the TOP NUT.
by Norv
Sun Jul 20, 2008 3:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rally at Clearlake Update
Replies: 15
Views: 1195

Re: Rally at Clearlake Update

Well, it's 5 AM and I'm off to meet Guy Kelly who is my boater for today. He says we are headed out to do some jig fishing for BIG FISH!!! I've got a bunch of Lefty's Lures puff ball and "secret" jigs tied on.
by Norv
Sat Jul 19, 2008 8:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rally at Clearlake Update
Replies: 15
Views: 1195

Rally at Clearlake Update

At the end of the first day Gator is leading for Top Nut and also Big Nut!!!
by Norv
Wed Jul 16, 2008 7:54 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Pictures from the Pro Teen event
Replies: 9
Views: 1552

Re: Pictures from the Pro Teen event

Here are some more pictures from the Pro Teen Tournament.

http://s334.photobucket.com/albums/m402 ... ?start=all

Norval Chan
by Norv
Wed Jul 16, 2008 2:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ive lost my hearing !!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 2840

Re: Ive lost my hearing !!!!

Mark,

Take care!!!


Norval Chan
by Norv
Wed Jul 16, 2008 1:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Greg Cornish
Replies: 13
Views: 1537

Re: Greg Cornish

Oh no, is Greg getting some of Mark Inman's "secret" Clear Lake jigs??? I thought Mark said I was the only one that knew about them!!!
by Norv
Wed Jul 16, 2008 1:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear lake Rally or Bust!!!
Replies: 45
Views: 4092

Re: Clear lake Rally or Bust!!!

Johnny C,

I'm glad the smoke is gone. At least now I'll be able to breath even if I don't get any fish during the rally!!!
by Norv
Wed Jul 16, 2008 7:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear lake Rally or Bust!!!
Replies: 45
Views: 4092

Re: Clear lake Rally or Bust!!!

Johnny C,

Leave a few fish for us!!!

How's the smoke???



Norval Chan
by Norv
Wed Jul 16, 2008 7:12 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Got hit last night..
Replies: 24
Views: 3438

Re: Got hit last night..

Yesterday I noticed that someone had "punched" in the door lock on my truck. I'm not sure when it might have happened since I use the remote to open/close the doors. At least if they tried to open the door the alarm would have gone off.


Norval Chan
by Norv
Wed Jul 16, 2008 7:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: norval chan
Replies: 1
Views: 208

Re: norval chan

Mark,

Thanks, with your "secret" Clear Lake jigs I'll be ready for the Rally!!!


Norval Chan
by Norv
Tue Jul 15, 2008 9:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear lake Rally or Bust!!!
Replies: 45
Views: 4092

Re: Hmmm

OK, I'll be stocking up on "stink" baits, clams and bananas!!!

Oh, Mark Inman is sending me some of his "secret" Lefty's Lures jigs just in case the "stink" baits and clams don't work.

See you all there!!!

Norval Chan
by Norv
Tue Jul 15, 2008 7:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Big Thanx To All For Another Great Pro-Teen Event!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 2283

Re: Big Thanx To All For Another Great Pro-Teen Event!!!!!!!

Jason, It was great seeing you at the tournament. Is the new bait you are designing anything like your specially modified Lunker Plunker from last year's Rally??? I remember that the Lunker Plunker was missing its tail end after colliding with a dock!!! Take care and hope to see you soon. Norval Chan
by Norv
Mon Jul 14, 2008 8:16 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear lake Rally or Bust!!!
Replies: 45
Views: 4092

Re: Hmmm

I'm heading up to Reno on Wednesday or Thursday to pick up my fifth wheel and then will be heading for CL on Friday morning.

Guess I'd better get my gear in order. What's the "secret" bait???

Norval Chan
by Norv
Mon Jul 14, 2008 6:19 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ash --
Replies: 28
Views: 2878

Re: Ash --

Ash,


That was pretty scarey what happened to you. Glad that you are OK.

See you at the Rally!!!


Norval Chan
by Norv
Sun Jul 13, 2008 9:41 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Big Thanx To All For Another Great Pro-Teen Event!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 2283

Re: Big Thanx To All For Another Great Pro-Teen Event!!!!!!!

Congratulations to all of the teens that participated and thanks to all of the pros that spent time on the water with the teens. Everyone involved with putting the event on did a fantastic job. It looked like everyone had a great time.


Norval Chan
by Norv
Sat Jul 12, 2008 10:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Pro Teen Checkin has started!
Replies: 1
Views: 375

Re: Pro Teen Checkin has started!

I will be down for the weigh in and awards ceremony to support the tournament with some tackle pack donations for the raffle from ESOX Rods, Put a Sock on It, Xtreme Lubricants and Lefty's Lures.

Norval Chan
by Norv
Thu Jul 10, 2008 5:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Norval Chan
Replies: 1
Views: 281

Re: Norval Chan

Mark,

Thanks.

I sent you a PM.
by Norv
Thu Jul 10, 2008 5:44 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Jason Conser
Replies: 26
Views: 1861

Re: Jason Conser

I've had the pleasure of knowing Jason since he recruited me as a boater for a Delta Teen tournament a few years ago. We also spent some time talking at last year's Rally at Clear Lake. As mentioned by others Jason is a very enthusiastic bass fisherman and is always eager to learn as well as being t...
by Norv
Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Reel Lube and maintenance
Replies: 9
Views: 1170

Re: Reel Lube and maintenance

edge,

Glad to hear that the Xtreme Reel lubricant worked for you. :D
by Norv
Wed Jul 02, 2008 10:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: looking for a rally backseat
Replies: 23
Views: 1209

Re: looking for a rally backseat

I'm a little concerned after reading all of comments about the Ol Hub Spinna and his boating techniques because I was one of his partners at last year's rally. Guess it's a good thing he made me keep my eyes closed when were running. I thought it was because he didn't want me to know his "secret" sp...
by Norv
Tue Jul 01, 2008 11:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RALLY SMACK
Replies: 85
Views: 6478

Re: RALLY SMACK

Marty,

Now that's some serious smack talking!!!
by Norv
Mon Jun 30, 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Have you Been Cited?
Replies: 51
Views: 9065

Re: Have you Been Cited?

Phil,

I remember when you lost that license!!!
by Norv
Fri Jun 27, 2008 1:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: norval chan call me please
Replies: 1
Views: 193

Re: norval chan call me please

Done.
by Norv
Sun Jun 22, 2008 10:41 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Summer Thunderstorms In The North State...
Replies: 14
Views: 1496

Re: Summer Thunderstorms In The North State...

I was at Oroville with some fellow club members and watched the lightning all day. Then when we pulled out it rained a little bit.

It was fun watching it in the distance, but when it got closer it was time to get off the lake!!!
by Norv
Sun Jun 22, 2008 10:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mark Inman
Replies: 1
Views: 500

Mark Inman

Give me a call at (916) 296-2690 or email at norvalchan@comcast.net.

Norval Chan
by Norv
Mon Apr 28, 2008 9:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RV park at the delta?
Replies: 7
Views: 920

Re: RV park at the delta?

I don't think Brannon Island State Park has full hook ups. There's also Rio Viento RV Park on Sherman Island Rd. Just down the road about a mile or so is a county park where you can launch directly into Sherman Lake. I've stayed there for just RVing and it's a nice place. Only downside is that it ca...
by Norv
Mon Apr 28, 2008 6:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RV park at the delta?
Replies: 7
Views: 920

Re: RV park at the delta?

Nelson, There's a KOA at the Tower Park Marina. I've seen a sand swimming beach at the marina, but I don't know if it's restricted to only "people" or not. By Stockton there's the River Point Landing that has an RV Park, marina and launching ramp. It's right on the water, but I don't remember seeing...
by Norv
Thu Apr 24, 2008 10:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WHERE TO FISH THE DELTA
Replies: 15
Views: 2097

Re: WHERE TO FISH THE DELTA

Phil,

If you're coming up to the delta send me a note and maybe we can arrange to go out in my boat.

I'm always looking for an excuse to go fishing.

Norval Chan
by Norv
Thu Apr 24, 2008 10:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat Parking-At my house
Replies: 5
Views: 979

Re: Boat Parking-At my house

Greg,

It was excellent!!!
by Norv
Thu Apr 24, 2008 6:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat Parking-At my house
Replies: 5
Views: 979

Re: Boat Parking-At my house

Don Ashley of Ashley Construction just poured an RV pad and driveway for me. He did an excellent job. Don's crew kept everything neat and clean during the construction. They even rolled up the grass and used it to fill back in after the driveway when pad and driveway was completed. They reconnected ...
by Norv
Sun Apr 20, 2008 8:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Couple Wanting a Custom Rod that I Met at the CBAF Dinner
Replies: 0
Views: 261

Couple Wanting a Custom Rod that I Met at the CBAF Dinner

At the CABF Honorbound Tournament registration dinner I met a couple at my ESOX Rods display who wanted to get a custom rod made. I lost your e-mail address and haven't been able to contact you. The rod maker's name is Steve Biechman. You contact him via http://www.stevescustomrods.net. Sincerely, N...
by Norv
Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:19 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rally Date Changed
Replies: 28
Views: 2583

Re: Rally Date Changed

I'm in. I really had a great time last year and enjoyed fishing with Gary Collins, Dewayne Bonham and Dave Mayo. Hopefully I will avoid dropping a fish back into the lake while transferring it from the livewell to the weigh-in bag!!! Maybe I can even win a raffle prize!!! See you at the Rally, Norva...
by Norv
Wed Apr 16, 2008 7:45 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: cure my Mend-it ??
Replies: 15
Views: 2210

Re: cure my Mend-it ??

Will, Congratulations on acquiring Mend-it. The product is a great tool for anglers to repair and preserve their soft plastic baits. It sounds like you have identified a solution for the evaporation problem. Now in addition to your Coolfoot trolling motor and Hot Foot pads you have added Mend-it to ...
by Norv
Wed Apr 16, 2008 6:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Rally Date Changed
Replies: 28
Views: 2583

Re: Rally Date Changed

Is this year's rally being held at Konocti Harbor or Konocti Vista???
by Norv
Fri Apr 11, 2008 8:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Spotted bass "shootout" set for Shasta this Saturd
Replies: 2
Views: 656

Re: Spotted bass "shootout" set for Shasta this Sa

Thanks to everyone that stopped by my displays during the BBQ dinner at Phil's Props and Tackle.
by Norv
Thu Apr 10, 2008 11:35 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Spotted bass "shootout" set for Shasta this Saturd
Replies: 2
Views: 656

Re: Spotted bass "shootout" set for Shasta this Sa

On Friday I will have several displays of products set up during the BBQ at Phil's Prop & Tackle. Please stop by.
by Norv
Thu Apr 10, 2008 5:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: fish. and ski question
Replies: 10
Views: 3651

Re: fish. and ski question

I have a Triton 190FS and it has the same characteristics of Triton's 19 foot bass boat.
by Norv
Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: **Looking For A Boater For Clear Lake Stren To Sign Up Wit**
Replies: 25
Views: 2847

Re: ****Looking For A Boater!!!!!!!!*****NM*

Jason,

I just sent you an e-mail on an angler coming up from Bakersfield for this tournament. Perhaps he may need a lodging and pre fishing partner.

Good luck in the tournament.


Norval Chan
(FKA "ESOX Rods Rep")

ndchan@comcast.net
by Norv
Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:53 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ANNUAL HONORBOUND TOURNAMENT APRIL 4-5 FOLSOM
Replies: 9
Views: 1118

Re: ANNUAL HONORBOUND TOURNAMENT APRIL 4-5 FOLSOM

If you are looking for a tournament on Folsom Lake this upcoming weekend this is a fantastic opportunity. The CBAF puts on great tournaments complete with a dinner. If you attend please stop by my displays at the registration and dinner on Friday, April 4th. Mark Inman will be there on Friday too an...
by Norv
Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ANNUAL HONORBOUND TOURNAMENT APRIL 4-5 FOLSOM
Replies: 9
Views: 1118

Re: ANNUAL HONORBOUND TOURNAMENT APRIL 4-5 FOLSOM

The CBAF put on great tournaments. I'll be supporting them with product donations and displays of products at their registration and dinner on Friday, April 4th.

Norval Chan

ndchan@comcast.net
by Norv
Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Screen Name Change?
Replies: 7
Views: 1049

Re: Screen Name Change?

Gator is the "man." He just changed my screen name from "ESOX Rods Rep" to "Norv."
by Norv
Mon Mar 24, 2008 11:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: SAVE PHACE SAVES LIVES!!
Replies: 20
Views: 3361

Re: Can't sit back any more: Try this

The lastest Bass Pro catalog has the Save Phace masks on sale for $49,95 and $59.95 depending on the graphics you want. If you are going to buy a new mask please send me a note and I will send you one of my pro staff cards that entitles you to a extra lens or hat for free.
by Norv
Sun Mar 23, 2008 1:38 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing in Oregon?
Replies: 19
Views: 2403

Re: Fishing in Oregon?

On the American Bass tournament web site there are two circuits in Oregon. Looks like they fish quite a few places. You might contact one of the tournament directors for information.
by Norv
Sat Mar 22, 2008 6:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mark your calendars now...
Replies: 5
Views: 3539

Re: Mark your calendars now...

Tony,

I will provide tackle packs of discount certificates and products from ESOX Rods, Put a Sock on It, Xtreme Lubricants, Lefty's Lures and Coolfoot for the Pro Teen Tournament and the Western Rally.
by Norv
Wed Mar 19, 2008 6:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: SAVE PHACE SAVES LIVES!!
Replies: 20
Views: 3361

Re: SAVE PHACE SAVES LIVES!!

I just got a flyer from Bass Pro Shops and they are currently having a sale on Save Phace masks. The sale prices are $49.99 or $59.99 depending on the style you select.
by Norv
Fri Mar 14, 2008 7:42 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WON Rookie Teams, This SUNDAY on the Delta
Replies: 4
Views: 717

Re: WON Rookie Teams, This SUNDAY on the Delta*NM*

During the Rookie and Delta weigh-ins and award ceremonies I will have a reel cleaning table set up if you would like to try some Xtreme Reel+ and Xtreme Gear+ on your reels. I will be in the covered area picnic area at the bottom of the levee. Please stop by and try some Xreme Reel+ and Gear+, you ...
by Norv
Fri Mar 14, 2008 7:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WON Delta Teams 3/16/08
Replies: 3
Views: 663

Re: WON Delta Teams 3/16/08

During the Rookie and Delta weigh-ins and award ceremonies I will have a reel cleaning table set up if you would like to try some Xtreme Reel+ and Xtreme Gear+ on your reels. I will be in the covered area picnic area at the bottom of the levee. Please stop by and try some Xreme Reel+ and Gear+, you ...
by Norv
Thu Mar 13, 2008 5:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WON Delta Teams 3/16/08
Replies: 3
Views: 663

Re: WON Delta Teams 3/16/08

I will have a booth set up for the WON Bass Rookie circuit which weighs in 30 minutes before this tournament. I will have displays of ESOX Rods and products from Put a Sock on It, Save Phace, Xtreme Lubricants, Lefty's Lures and Coolfoot. Please stop by and check out ESOX Rods' new carbon fiber rods...

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