| Outdoor Board|| Wednesday Cooking and Drinking Thread - Polar Pop on 4/9/14 at 6:35 pm|
Freebirds burrito and pot brownie.
Freebirds > Chipotle ...
| Outdoor Board|| Weightless vs. weighted soft plastics? - Polar Pop on 4/9/14 at 10:54 am|
I have always fished soft plastics weightless (senko, fluke, craw, lizard, etc).
My question is - when do you add weight aside from using a punching technique?
I have a few different sized bullet weights, but I never use them.
Is it that weight is needed for more control in windy conditi...
| Outdoor Board|| Spinoff: Your favorite senko style bait - Polar Pop on 4/1/14 at 8:41 am|
What is your favorite senko style bait / manufacturer?
I started using the Yum Dinger 5", then switched the the Yamamoto and never looked back. I love the weight of the Yamamoto.
I am hearing good things about the BPS "stick-o", and at $5-6 for 16 count, thats a deal.
ETA: Wal-Marks has ...
| Outdoor Board|| Yamaha 25 Prop Recs - Polar Pop on 3/28/14 at 8:54 pm|
My brother has a 4 stroke Yamaha 25 on a 1648 Tracker Grizzly. Long story long, he thought he was going to be a boss and cruise over some shoals on the White River (he lives in Fayetteville, AR) and ended up relieving his propeller of 2 blades.
In the market for a stainless prop that leans more ...
| O-T Lounge|| Best airport to get to Times Square? - Polar Pop on 3/23/14 at 5:44 pm|
I am not an experienced traveler at all, and I am looking for the easiest possible way to get to Times Square, NY from an airport in that area.
Flying out of Shreveport, and I am being given the options of Newark or Laguardia, final destination is the DoubleTree Hotel in Times Square....
| Outdoor Board|| Honda Pioneer 700 SxS? - Polar Pop on 2/17/14 at 12:10 pm|
Had anyone driven/bought/looked at/wrecked one of these rigs?
I understand that the Ranger is the holy grail of all things SxS, but this Pioneer 700 has an MSRP of $9,999.99 which seems like a decent pri...
| Outdoor Board|| Door threshold support help - Polar Pop on 2/9/14 at 6:26 pm|
This is the entry into my house from the garage (also have the same problem with my back french door)
The brick support under the threshold has come loose. Is there any easy fix, such as wood replacement, or am I looking at someone to come out and lay some more bricks underneath?
| Outdoor Board|| Princeton Tec Apex Headlamp Review - Polar Pop on 2/6/14 at 12:21 pm|
Just got this beast in via UPS a few minutes ago.
Princeton Tec Apex
Ordered from TigerDirect on Monday for 80 bones
Main Beam - Hi-Lo
Side 4 LED- Hi-Lo-Strobe
72Hr Burn Time on Main Beam-Hi
Blinking battery meter
The battery pack is a little more bulky tha...
| Outdoor Board|| Keitech Swing Impact Swimbaits? - Polar Pop on 2/4/14 at 10:48 am|
What is the rage with these?
They seem to be extremely popular and productive baits...
Just looking for first-hand reviews/insight before I donate 15 dollars to Tackle Warehouse for 1 pack ($8 plus $6 shi...
| Outdoor Board|| New Shimano Curado 200HG? - Polar Pop on 1/31/14 at 11:38 am|
Apparently Shimano has halted production on the G series Curado reels (that nobody likes), and as of January 1 they are all being sold at a discount.
It will be replaced with the HG series, available sometime in February.
*Info taken from other websites*
- Word is that it will be priced a...
| Outdoor Board|| WPT 1/31-2/2 - Polar Pop on 1/31/14 at 9:08 am|
Friday - Work, fondle my kayak
Saturday - Back on the water, fishing mid-day, seeing lone survivor and eating chinese buffet for my birthday.
Sunday - My birthday (27), hopefully getting showered with gifts and sex.
| Outdoor Board|| C&D Friday Cooler Showdown Edition - Polar Pop on 1/24/14 at 6:40 pm|
Ribeyes with potatoes tonight. Water to drink.
| Outdoor Board|| Spooling Braided Line? - Polar Pop on 1/19/14 at 8:15 am|
OB, I like to do things one time. Please help me out here so Im not wasting time and money.
I have a Curado on a 7'3 H/XF that needs to be re-spooled. This is used for frogging, jigs and the occasional big swimbait. I am not the original owner of this setup.
I picked up some 65# Power Pro ...
| Outdoor Board|| IBT West Zone Finale 1-18 - Polar Pop on 1/18/14 at 4:19 am|
Beretta AL390, Piss stained backpack
| Money Talk|| Successful lawn service owners? - Polar Pop on 1/16/14 at 8:58 am|
This is probably peasant talk over here, but are there any successful lawn/landscape service owners on this board?
Quick rundown about myself/family:
26, wife, 3 month old child. Stable yet extremely stressful/non-flexible O&G sales job making roughly 50k annually. Debt a...
| Outdoor Board|| Central/Eastern Arkansas Weather Conditions? - Polar Pop on 1/9/14 at 12:23 pm|
Anyone in the Little Rock, AR or surrounding area? I have been closely watching the weather reports, just looking for some first-hand info if possible.
I am leaving tonight around 10:30PM for Monroe County just North of Stuttgart.
Traveling HWY 3 out of Bossier to Hope. Taking I-30 from Hope ...
| Outdoor Board|| Cat piss smell removal? - Polar Pop on 1/8/14 at 12:13 pm|
Apparently RoyD's scolp cat "Christina Crawford" got into my garage and pissed on my new backpack.
Went in garage to show my dad the backpack yesterday morning, had my hand all up in it showing him the backpacks size and all that good shite.
The backpack is rancid and so is my h...
| Outdoor Board|| Deep Freeze/GFI Issue - Polar Pop on 12/27/13 at 10:46 am|
OB please restore my sanity.
(I know thedice20 had a thread on this a while back but he wont text me back to tell me if it got fixed :casty:)
Deep freeze is plugged into a regular outlet in garage.
GFI in garage with nothing plugged in keeps tripping, causing the deep freeze to stop and ...
| Outdoor Board|| Pre-Spawn/Spawn Bass Fishing Tips? - Polar Pop on 12/23/13 at 11:04 am|
As hunting season comes to a close in roughly one more month....
What are your go-to pre-spawn and spawn bass fishing lures, tips, etc.
| Outdoor Board|| IST/IBT 12/14 - Polar Pop on 12/14/13 at 4:03 am|
On the waters edge
Ready to purple pane some ducks....
| Outdoor Board|| Winter Bass Fishing Tips? - Polar Pop on 11/30/13 at 9:16 am|
Going on an impromptu yak fishing trip tomorrow morning.
Launching in at 9AM, weather is supposed to be in the low 40s then top out in the low 60s.
Same spot that I usually fished in the summer, but Im sure the water level has gotten pretty high from the recent rains.
Any tips on winter...
| Outdoor Board|| IST / IBT 11-16 - Polar Pop on 11/16/13 at 3:22 am|
Goodmorning, West Zone shootout has arrived.
Waiting for the pandahs at the drop spot.
Running on zero sleep
56 degrees/Dense Fog
| Outdoor Board|| Insulated Glove Recommendations? - Polar Pop on 11/13/13 at 11:57 am|
I am looking for ONE pair of insulated gloves that will last. These will be used primarily for duck hunting and they will not be submerged.
Every year I burn through a different brand, trying them out but they are either not warm enough or tear at seams.
I have tried Avery - seams tore and co...
| Outdoor Board|| Shimano Reels - Old vs New (E vs. G) - Polar Pop on 10/22/13 at 11:29 am|
What is the deal with the newer generation Curados?
It seems that the E-Series is the holy grail, hard to find (still pricey), tough reel.
I am reading that the newer G-series are not of the same quality with plastic internals, etc.
I have one 200E7 that I got from a guy I fish with and...
| Outdoor Board|| Cooking and Drinking - Pop Edition 9-8 - Polar Pop on 9/8/13 at 6:22 pm|
Wife is in there attempting another Pinterest recipe :ahh:
Chicken parmesan wraps
Im in the garage getting some stuff organized. Bought 2 plant hangers and some pipe insulation at Lowes and threw the yak on the wall.
| Outdoor Board|| NWLA Yak Hoists 9-7 - Polar Pop on 9/7/13 at 2:41 pm|
Probably my last fishing trip of the year with teal coming up and my spawn due on Oct 2.
Pretty rough, no action on top, lockjaw after 8:30, spent most of my time listening to the sweet sound of doves being shot about 5 hrs too early :lol:
Caught 11 total, none really had any size except fo...
| Outdoor Board|| Yak Life - Labor Day - Polar Pop on 9/2/13 at 1:14 pm|
Fished from 6:30 to 11 at my honey hole in NWLA. Caught about 30 total. A shitload of middle of the mall fish, but a few good numbers (16-18, podnah caught 20, 21.5 and 22").
No hits on top. Started off with an 18" fish on a white spinnerbait (with an ultralight - that was fun). Caught a few w...
| Outdoor Board|| Desoto Parish - Clear Lake vegetation problem - Polar Pop on 8/27/13 at 11:48 am|
I asked about Clear Lake (I-49/Hwy 509) duck hunting/fishing opportunities on the OB a few months ago. Got report from a few of you from NWLA of no fish, and quite a few hunters during duck season.
I was going to keep my eye on it just as a backup spot......not anymore. Pulled these from a duc...
| Outdoor Board|| Bass Tackle Organization? - Polar Pop on 8/21/13 at 7:10 pm|
Just started fishing heavily this year, hoping to re-group for next year and hit it even harder.
I didnt start out with much tackle, but have acquired a little, and I am afraid half of it I will never use.
Before I jump into all that, I would like a way to individually organize my tackle (ke...
| Outdoor Board|| Forrest Wood Cup - NWLA Fishing - Polar Pop on 8/15/13 at 9:14 am|
FLW Fishing Tournament
Red River - Launching out of Red River South in Bossier.
Anyone planning on keeping up with this event or attending the weigh-ins?
Wondering what a good winning bag estimate will be, especially with the weather being so crazy lately. ...