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by Sacto John
Fri Jul 25, 2008 8:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Date for the LL Challenge
Replies: 40
Views: 3356

Re: Date for the LL Challenge

Good luck guys. I have a TOC at CL the next week and need as much time as I can get on the water up there and already had this dated slotted for prefishing. I should of fished the 100% RL, this date is perfect for you guys. Have fun. You will be missed. Hopefully there will be more of these and you...
by Sacto John
Fri Jul 25, 2008 2:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Date for the LL Challenge
Replies: 40
Views: 3356

Re: Date for the LL Challenge

Looks as if the team is coming together nicely. We will be ready to give the LLs a run for their money.
by Sacto John
Fri Jul 25, 2008 12:13 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: how R those new Shimano Citicas
Replies: 17
Views: 1650

Re: how R those new Shimano Citicas

ash wrote:
aNNieNsaLTIE wrote:

spinning reels , that's another story..

Steven


I agree completely Diawa spinning reels are where its AT!


What are spinning reels? :twisted:
by Sacto John
Fri Jul 25, 2008 7:11 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: how R those new Shimano Citicas
Replies: 17
Views: 1650

Re: how R those new Shimano Citicas

I have a Citica D and I love it. It is a little bigger and hevier than the Green Curado but it is a bulletproof reel. I can't wait for the Citica E to come out. It is going to lighter than the Revo S, SX and STX, and have Shimano's VBS which is what I think makes them better than the Revos. I will b...
by Sacto John
Thu Jul 24, 2008 7:50 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: The first LL team Challenge
Replies: 134
Views: 9103

Re: The first LL team Challange

Yo BDBR, send me a PM. Getting a team together and you would be more than welcome
by Sacto John
Thu Jul 24, 2008 7:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: The first LL team Challenge
Replies: 134
Views: 9103

Re: WTF

Hey Tunaman, there might be room in my sled. Besides I am money as a guide when taking So-Cal Boys out on the Delta, right Ash?
by Sacto John
Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: The first LL team Challenge
Replies: 134
Views: 9103

Re: The first LL team Challange

I'm down...just need to get 7 other guys interested in giving a bunch of sh!* to the LLs that is what this tourney is about...... smack talking...... bring it if you got a pair........ 8) Hell, talking smack is what I live for...lord knows I can't fish. I see this a perfect opportunity to give a li...
by Sacto John
Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: The first LL team Challenge
Replies: 134
Views: 9103

Re: The first LL team Challange

Scott Shambre wrote:
Sacto John wrote:I'm down...just need to get 7 other guys interested in giving our money to the LLs



At least you're a realist John


Oh they can have my money as well.
by Sacto John
Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: The first LL team Challenge
Replies: 134
Views: 9103

Re: The first LL team Challange

I'm down...just need to get 7 other guys interested in giving a bunch of sh!* to the LLs
by Sacto John
Tue Jul 22, 2008 8:53 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lefty/Righty (controversy of the week)
Replies: 45
Views: 3232

Re: Lefty/Righty (controversy of the week)

I use both. and I am right handed

Leftys for rips baits, spooks, flip'n and pitch'n
Rightys for everything else
by Sacto John
Fri Jul 18, 2008 10:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Arial sport fishing
Replies: 5
Views: 504

Re: Arial sport fishing

Crazy Aussies
by Sacto John
Fri Jul 18, 2008 6:44 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boxers vs Briefs
Replies: 27
Views: 3287

Re: Boxers vs Briefs

Briefs for work, commando on weekends
by Sacto John
Thu Jul 17, 2008 3:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mercury vs Yamaha ??
Replies: 35
Views: 3775

Re: Mercury vs Yamaha ??

One thing I would like to see discussed is customer service on warranty issues and the like, both positive and negative.
by Sacto John
Thu Jul 17, 2008 8:16 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: new at Icast
Replies: 12
Views: 1706

Re: new at Icast

Thanks Rick, you would think reading the letter of the law would be enough. So I guess we will not shoot any ground squirrels this year. My brother was looking into non-lead rounds for his .17HMR so I guess it is still a possibility.
by Sacto John
Thu Jul 17, 2008 7:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: new at Icast
Replies: 12
Views: 1706

Re: new at Icast

Rick re-read AB 821 as lead ammo ban only effects center-fire pistol and rifle cartages. Had this discussion with my brother in regards to our annual dove hunt/ground squirrel shoot. Here is the bill:

http://info.sen.ca.gov/pub/07-08/bill/a ... en_v97.pdf
by Sacto John
Wed Jul 16, 2008 7:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass will eat anything...
Replies: 15
Views: 2307

Re: Bass will eat anything...

Damn don't need my coffee now...that got my heart pumping.
by Sacto John
Wed Jul 09, 2008 7:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How to fish a chatterbait
Replies: 22
Views: 3810

Re: How to fish a chatterbait

Anyone make a heavier one than 1/2 oz? The Fishin Magician Voo-Doo comes in 1oz, and Rad Lures made a 1oz Chatterbait for muskie, I am sure there are more companes out there that make heavier baits as well. I have been making my own baits with 3/4 oz heads and oversize blades that work great. You c...
by Sacto John
Tue Jul 08, 2008 10:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Whats your favorite Chatterbait trailer?
Replies: 26
Views: 5244

Re: Whats your favorite Chatterbait trailer?

Remove the skirt, add basstrix, money minnow, or the like. Hold on
by Sacto John
Thu Jul 03, 2008 12:56 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: School of Bass - Featuring Chad Martin - Thursday 6:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373

Re: School of Bass - Featuring Chad Martin - Thursday 6:30 P

Hate to have to miss this but driving out of town tonight. See you next month.
by Sacto John
Thu Jul 03, 2008 12:54 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: budget swim bait gear
Replies: 18
Views: 2523

Re: budget swim bait gear

I agree with bmp, the Okuma Induron are very nice and inexpensive jut like the wonderful swimbait rods that they build.
by Sacto John
Mon Jun 30, 2008 7:41 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Carolina rig
Replies: 15
Views: 1777

Re: Carolina rig

I love c-rigging Folsom and other spotted bass lakes. I use a Powell 734 with 12-17 pound floro main line and 8-15 pound floro leader depending on cover and water clarity. For baits I use 4 inch green pumpkin Zoom lizards and baby brush hogs. One suggestion I can make is buy yourself some Mojo Rockh...
by Sacto John
Fri Jun 27, 2008 11:46 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Powell Rods - New low Price available now at OutdoorProShop
Replies: 25
Views: 4059

Re: Powell Rods - New low Price available now at OutdoorProS

For those of you who use Powell rods what would be a good rod for throwing 1/2 - 3/4 football heads? I was thinking the the 703 CEF. I love my 734 CEF for football heads 1/2 up to 1 oz. It also makes an awesome C-Rig rod as well as an open water frog rod. It is one of the most versatile rods I own ...
by Sacto John
Tue Jun 24, 2008 7:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: WEEKNIGHT TURKEYSHOOT ON FOLSOM...NOTE TIME & DATE CHANG
Replies: 32
Views: 3009

Re: WEEKNIGHT TURKEYSHOOT ON FOLSOM...NOTE TIME & DATE C

MIKE TREMONT wrote: I had whine like a little girl to leave work early on Thursday


How is that any different than any other day?
by Sacto John
Fri Jun 20, 2008 7:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Kudo's to 3:16
Replies: 5
Views: 1073

Re: Kudo's to 3:16

I also received my 3:16 glue last night. I took that stuff out to the garage and went to work on some of the ripped up soft baits that I had. It works great and I love the applicator as it allows you to be precise with less waste.
by Sacto John
Thu Jun 19, 2008 12:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ATTN: Curado fans!!! - Tackletour.com
Replies: 8
Views: 1632

Re: ATTN: Curado fans!!! - Tackletour.com

Sweet! Its good to see Shimano dropped the price in the Curado compared to the last version. The new Citica looks nice as well. I like my Revo, but I never as much as my old Curados. I guess I will always be a Shimano man.
by Sacto John
Fri Jun 13, 2008 8:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anyone going to the HBC as a VTO
Replies: 15
Views: 1273

Re: Anyone going to the HBC as a VTO

Mark,

You fishing Folsom on Sunday? I think I saw you out there during the last ABA tourney (red/white Ranger 520 with a Yammie on the back) I am not fishing the ABA but will be out there, if I see you again I will say hi.
by Sacto John
Fri Jun 13, 2008 7:17 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anyone going to the HBC as a VTO
Replies: 15
Views: 1273

Re: Anyone going to the HBC as a VTO

Another Giants Fan/VTO here. I am looking froward to this big time, all except the drive up there. I can not go up on Thursday so I will be leaving about 1:00am Friday morning.

Oh and this weekend the chant should be : Beat O A K, Beat O A K!
by Sacto John
Wed Jun 11, 2008 9:38 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Weight Guess Contest!
Replies: 134
Views: 10407

51.20*NM*

*NM*
by Sacto John
Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:26 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: any info fishing boston?
Replies: 5
Views: 457

Re: any info fishing boston?

Check out this site: http://www.newenglandfishing.net/ Kinda like westernbass East You will have to cereate an account to log onto the forums (free) but once you do post a question and I am sure someone will hook you up with info. It looks like there is some pretty decent bass to be had in the Bosto...
by Sacto John
Tue Jun 03, 2008 10:36 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: looks like folsom
Replies: 11
Views: 1336

Re: looks like folsom

Hipster wrote:bIt is normal to start dropping in July but as we all know this year was not normal :shock: :shock: :shock:


Actually June 1st is the typical draw down date, if you look at the historical data.
by Sacto John
Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Winning lure of the HBC-2 at Clear Lake?
Replies: 20
Views: 2166

Re: Winning lure of the HBC-2 at Clear Lake?

Frog.
by Sacto John
Wed May 14, 2008 7:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: HBC VTO's
Replies: 5
Views: 771

Re: HBC VTO's

I am on the list.
by Sacto John
Mon May 12, 2008 8:10 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Zoom Speed Worm ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2229

Re: Zoom Speed Worm ?

Great worm for flipping, or fishing weightless on top like a buzzbait.
by Sacto John
Thu May 08, 2008 1:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Swimbait reel question
Replies: 23
Views: 3518

Re: Swimbait reel question

Its less to do with casting distance and line capacity then strength of of the reel and its component parts. I have and I know others who have burned quality up low profile reels throwing the larger swimbaits. The stress these baits put on your equipment is immense. I agree smaller, lighter swimbait...
by Sacto John
Thu May 01, 2008 12:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anyone ever change out the steering on their boat?
Replies: 2
Views: 464

Anyone ever change out the steering on their boat?

I broke my steering cable on my boat and have bought a new steering kit (not just the cable), I just have a few questions. 1) Do I need a puller to remove my old steering wheel? 2) are there any other special tools I should have on hand to make my job easier? 3) The instructions say I should be able...
by Sacto John
Wed Apr 30, 2008 12:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Faircloths win at Amistad
Replies: 2
Views: 648

Re: Faircloths win at Amistad

Based on the photo on Bass Zone, it looks like a Osprey to me

http://basszone.com/2008eliteseries/ami ... /story.htm
by Sacto John
Mon Apr 28, 2008 9:41 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Is it out there
Replies: 4
Views: 728

Re: Is it out there

I did the research and the only vehicle you will find that will do that is 2001-2006 Dodge Sprinter van. It is the diesel van the Fed-Ex and UPS use. Trying and find a 118 in WB passenger model is hard but they are out there. The have a 5,000 lb towing capacity and will get close to 30 MPG when not ...
by Sacto John
Mon Apr 28, 2008 9:29 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Tying on Triple Trout
Replies: 3
Views: 450

Re: Tying on Triple Trout

Remove the snap, it is for packaging only. Tie direct to the line tie.
by Sacto John
Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: camanche help
Replies: 2
Views: 459

Re: camanche help

We caught a bunch a fish c-rigging the humps and island tops last weekend. Fish are in all three stages of the spawn, pre, post and on beds. We fished in 10-25 feet of water and caught both post spawn and pre spawn fish. It was a little to windy to bed fish but I know some guys were doing it.
by Sacto John
Wed Apr 23, 2008 12:09 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Congradulations Mossdale Tourney winners..........
Replies: 25
Views: 2949

Re: Congradulations Mossdale Tourney winners..........

Hey Waylon look at the first reply. And congrats again on winning Comanche this last weekend, I promise not to give you as much grief after the weigh in next time. You keep fishing like this you wont need to go back to work
by Sacto John
Fri Apr 18, 2008 9:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Congradulations Mossdale Tourney winners..........
Replies: 25
Views: 2949

Re: Congradulations Mossdale Tourney winners..........

Way to go Waylon, thats a toad!
by Sacto John
Thu Apr 17, 2008 9:11 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Why not M/K power drive's on bass boats
Replies: 20
Views: 2503

Re: Why not M/K power drive's on bass boats

Greg_Cornish wrote:Sacto, Paul and Steve, are you running bass boats?


Yes.
by Sacto John
Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:14 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Why not M/K power drive's on bass boats
Replies: 20
Views: 2503

Re: Why not M/K power drive's on bass boats

I have a power drive on my boat and I love it. It is true that it takes longer to turn the motor, but I feel that is a very minor problem. I actually think the slower turning can be an advantage as I have, in the excitement of fishing almost dumped myself overboard by turning a cable steered motor t...
by Sacto John
Mon Apr 14, 2008 8:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 8" vs 7" Triple Trout (Slow Sink)
Replies: 6
Views: 1157

Re: 8" vs 7" Triple Trout (Slow Sink)

If you can buy the 10" you will catch plenty of 3-5 pound fish on it and it is money on the the big girls
by Sacto John
Mon Apr 14, 2008 8:45 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Which tow vehicle gets the best gas mileage these days?...*N
Replies: 15
Views: 2281

Re: Which tow vehicle gets the best gas mileage these days?.

It all depends on what you are towing. I get 21MPG towing my old, heavy, 16 foot fiberglass bass boat with my Subaru Outback Wagon. I set the cruise control at 60 and leave it there until I get where I am going. I am pretty sure that my boat is about as heavy as I can pull with Subaru, even though i...
by Sacto John
Wed Apr 09, 2008 11:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Just curious
Replies: 17
Views: 2416

Re: Just curious

Not from there but my wife is, and I am in town visiting my in-laws quite frequently. Maybe I should look you up as I often need to escape the in-laws :)
by Sacto John
Tue Apr 08, 2008 7:12 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Older Johnson outboard. What year?
Replies: 9
Views: 1112

Re: Older Johnson outboard. What year?

Post your question over on bassboatcentral.com Evinrude Johnson forum. They have many Johnson Mechanics that will be able to answer all your questions. As the owner of a 1974 Evinrude it is the first place I start when I have motor questions. Here is a link http://bbcboards.zeroforum.com/zeroforum?i...
by Sacto John
Tue Apr 01, 2008 1:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clean and Dry...How clean is clean?
Replies: 5
Views: 777

Re: Clean and Dry...How clean is clean?

Lugnut wrote:Just paint it Brown like the old beast back in the day.....thats way back, and they won't be able to tell where the scum line is............ :D


Thats an idea. The Beast was OD green though, not brown. :lol:
by Sacto John
Tue Apr 01, 2008 8:24 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Spook help
Replies: 4
Views: 816

Re: Spook help

I resisted using braid for ever but it is great on top water baits epically waking baits like a spook. One thing I have learned which has helped my hookup ratio is to use a rod with a very soft/fast tip. I actually prefer a glass rod for this application but last year I used my Powell 734 with good ...

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