| Outdoor Board|| Best lure for casting long distances (surf fishing) - computerguy on 4/22/14 at 9:41 am|
I live in Orlando and fish the surf on the Atlantic/Gulf while on trips to the beach.
While I typically just do the cast net or dead shrimp/squid on the bottom deal I am looking for a couple lures to cast for fun.
The top criteria is something I can cast as far as possible. I have a 12' rod...
| Outdoor Board|| What documents do I need to sell a boat in Louisiana? - computerguy on 4/16/14 at 1:04 pm|
I am looking to sell a boat and I was curious on what I would need to sell it as far as paperwork goes.
Do I just need to give the buyer the registration and fill out a Bill of Sale?
Found a Bill of Sale template on:
Also I ...
| Outdoor Board|| What brand of flukes do you use - computerguy on 3/24/14 at 9:09 am|
Over the past year I have been fishing more and more with the fluke. So far the only brand I have used is the Strike King 3X brand flukes. What I like is that they are very durable. I typically catch 8-20 bass on a single bait.
I was just curious what others were using.
Do you have a favor...
| Outdoor Board|| Keeping soft plastics in the vehicle - computerguy on 2/14/14 at 7:44 am|
At what point do soft plastic baits melt?
I am putting together a small tackle bag for the truck along with a two piece rod for bass fishing and my curiosity is at what point do soft plastics melt? Are there any brands types of soft plastics that are more resilient to the heat?
| Political Talk|| Impact of an Israeli strike on Iran? - computerguy on 11/26/13 at 9:42 am|
With talk of the Iran deal and the Israel/Saudi's discussing military action I was curious of what the potential outcome would be if Isreal decided to take military action?
Israel conducts a surprise military strike on select nuclear and military targets throughout Iran in an attempt...
| Outdoor Board|| Florida winter bass fishing - computerguy on 11/15/13 at 9:28 am|
New to Orlando and I am curious how the winter impacts the bass fishing here. I have heard some people say they have two patters here Summer and Spawn. Any truth to this?
Questions for December through Febuary bass fishing:
1. What is the general winter pattern here in central FL? (spwawnin...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Julian Edelman - Revis - computerguy on 9/18/13 at 9:38 pm|
I was planning on starting Edelman however I am now having second thoughts. I don't follow the Bucs so my question is, what are the chances that Revis shadows Edelman for the game?
If I thought Edelmna would be shadowed by Revis more than 50% of the game I would easily sit him in favor of my n...
| Money Talk|| Ideas for new career path - computerguy on 7/11/13 at 7:48 am|
Looking for general ideas on a new career path.
Have a degree in Information Systems and 10 years of IT support experience. I am looking for careers that I can move into without going back to school or spending a massive amount of time collecting certifications. (I would happily go through on t...
| O-T Lounge|| International Calling - computerguy on 6/28/12 at 9:01 am|
I am looking to stay in touch with someone by phone while they travel in Europe. We have skype setup however we want a way to call when an internet connection is not available.
Does anyone know of a good place to purchase a calling card / code to call internationally?
If it makes a differen...
| Outdoor Board|| Baitcast reel question (Left Handed) - computerguy on 3/27/12 at 2:37 pm|
Got a Daiwa Exceler baitcast combo with some credit card points i needed to get rid of and it is in the mail.
Can i simply switch from a right handed standard retrieve to a left?
If not any ideas on how one would go about swapping the reel out for a left handed edition? Since i...
| O-T Lounge|| Website(s) for Computer Certification - computerguy on 3/26/12 at 2:55 pm|
I was looking at starting a certification track and started looking around. I noticed they had a lot of different sites and prices varied?
Anyone have any experience with them? Good/Bad
I am looking at getting the CompTIA Healthcare cert to begin working into a HIPAA related niche.
| Money Talk|| Malpractice and Tail Coverage Estimate - computerguy on 3/19/12 at 10:38 am|
Anyone know where i can get an estimate on Malpractice and Tail coverage?
(Tail will be in AR)
Tried to search online but hit some dead ends. I am only looking for rough estimates. First time dealing with this one so I am not sure where to start. We are hoping the employers will pickup the ...
| Outdoor Board|| Shallow running crank bait - computerguy on 3/13/12 at 10:37 pm|
Normally when i fish crank baits I am in at least 4-5' of water. Noticed i really don't have anything i can throw in shallow water.
I am looking for a suggestion for a crank bait to fish in 1-3' of water. Looking for a small bait that is heavy enough to chunk out there and cover a lot of water....
| Outdoor Board|| Lake D'Arbonne Bass Fishing - computerguy on 3/7/12 at 7:39 am|
Going to head there for the first time in two weeks. Since I haven't launched or been on the water there I was looking for some for general advice on where to go and strategies to catch bass.
To start I have a 14' slim flat with a 20hp motor and trolling motor. Since the boat is light I can usu...
| Money Talk|| How to calculate Cost of Living? - computerguy on 3/1/12 at 8:44 pm|
The three locations are: Baton Rouge, Long Island, Orlando
All three offer roughly the same pay. (I work from home so my income stays the same, or upgrades if i find a more favorable job - for now not as worried about this factor)
Is there a good way to calculate the cost of living so we ca...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Martellus Bennett - computerguy on 3/1/12 at 8:51 am|
After the emergence of the New England two TE system a lot of chatter has been focused on having 2 athletic pass catching TE's without a thought on can this guy even be an in line TE at the NFL level. (see Ladarius Green - http://nflsfuture.com/2012/01/29/ladarius-green-scouting-report/)
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Fantasy Football - Looking to join a keeper/dynasty league - computerguy on 2/27/12 at 4:03 pm|
I am interested in joining a keeper/dynasty type league but I am having trouble finding a way to join one.
The obvious choice isn't going to work for me since the two leagues i actively play in (1 at work, 1 with friends) have set rules and everyone is adverse to change.
I did a quick google s...
| Outdoor Board|| Castable umbrella rigs -aka- Alabama Rig - computerguy on 2/15/12 at 8:08 pm|
Finally have the itch to get one, just curious if anyone has found any smaller ones. Most of the ones i see are fairly heavy and get really heavy once you add 5 jig heads/baits.
I am currently looking for a lighter rig that I could add 2-3 inch baits to.
Also looking at lower cost models ju...
| Outdoor Board|| Crime and the Outdoors - computerguy on 2/6/12 at 10:52 am|
Noticed something the other day and I was curious what experiences others had. Growing up for I primarily spent my time outdoors in the surrounding area near Irish Bayou. If you are not familiar with it, this is a small fishing community outside of New Orleans East on the south side of the I-10 tw...
| Outdoor Board|| Possible Career change to Mr Green Jeans - computerguy on 1/31/12 at 10:44 am|
I always thought about a career path with the Wildlife and Fisheries but chose to go into IT due to worries about income. Now that the wife is finishing residency, our income situation will be different and this is something i would like to look into again.
To begin i thought I would simply go t...
| Outdoor Board|| Website for fishing reports in North Louisiana - computerguy on 1/30/12 at 2:39 pm|
I live in Arkansas and they don't have any reports in my particular area so i usually rely on reports in other lakes/rivers that are 1-4 hours away as a barometer of what is going on.
Not sure why I didn't think of it earlier but does anyone know where I can find fishing reports on North Louisian...
| Outdoor Board|| What triggers bass to spawn? - computerguy on 1/23/12 at 11:29 am|
In short the winter has been very mild here (south/central Arkansas) and i was wondering if the warmer weather would trigger bass to spawn early?
From fishing the past couple of years here the fish started showing up in shallow water in early to mid March. However the past two winters were muc...
| Outdoor Board|| Braided Line - low pound test - computerguy on 12/1/11 at 8:30 am|
The Sportsman's questions on fishing line got me thinking about something...
My main rods have braid, one with 10 and one with 20 pound braid. When i lived in South Louisiana i would frequently fish either bass or reds/specks. With that scenario I couldn't imagine throwing anything lower than 1...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Phillip Rivers - Eli Manning trade - computerguy on 11/3/11 at 12:19 pm|
I own Rivers.
Eli owner has Vick (past his bye week) so Eli is insurance for the remainder of the season.
Thought process is that I need a better QB now and so far Eli has been pretty solid especially compared to Rivers. For the Vick/Eli owner i could see them taking the risk on Rivers upsid...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Blount out 2-6 weeks with grade 2 mcl tear - computerguy on 10/13/11 at 8:42 pm|
J.P. Peterson of WQYK-AM 1010 in Tampa reports LeGarrette Blount has a MCL Grade 2 tear.
An MCL tear can leave a player sidelined anywhere from 2-6 weeks. Peterson hears that Blount is out "at least a few weeks," whi...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Defenses - computerguy on 10/7/11 at 7:39 am|
How many 'Elite' Defenses are there going to be this year?
The past few years if you had Chicago, NY Jets, Green Bay or Pittsburgh you would play them every week regardless of match up and also pickup a second defense in the bye week since they were too valuable to drop.
So far this year it lo...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Trade for James Starks - offer Tolbert or Tate. - computerguy on 9/27/11 at 9:02 am|
My current RB's are:
Chris Johnson, Felix Jones, Mark Ingram, Ben Tate, Mike Tolbert, Willis McGahee, and Bernard Scott (bye week filler)
1. Would you try and trade either Tolbert or Tate for James Starks? I am looking for a more reliable week to week starter/Flex option...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Early Free Agent Pickup - Bernard Scott - Benson could be suspended for 3 games. - computerguy on 9/22/11 at 4:03 pm|
Yahoo! Sports' Michael Silver reports Cedric Benson will be suspended three games for violating the personal conduct policy during the lockout.
Benson has already spent time in Commissioner Goodell's office for previous infractions, so he's being treated as a repeat offender. He's expected to play ...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Delone Carter - computerguy on 9/7/11 at 7:59 am|
10 Team League - Standard Scoring
Was looking around and noticed Delone Carter is available. Would you drop any of the following players to pick him up?
Jerome Harrison, Ben Tate or Crabtree?
| O-T Lounge|| Hit and Run - computerguy on 9/6/11 at 12:50 pm|
Woke up this morning and noticed someone had hit our car that was parked in the street. Plastic bumper is dented in and is torn about 6 inches so it can't be repaired and will need to be replaced.
Wife had to run to work so i didn't get a police report yet.
Plan is to call them to get a accid...