| Outdoor Board|| re: Falcon Fishing Rods Customer Service - stewie on 7/22/14 at 12:59 pm|
[quote]Falcons Originals are my favorite[/quote]
It's the best all around rod I've ever owned.
Strong enough to bring in a 23 lb cobia and mangroves on the rigs.
[i]edit[/i] to say I've caught those mangroves and cobia off of that rod...I wouldn't make it a habit...
Yet, has enough touc...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Prayers for Drew Moscona - stewie on 7/21/14 at 4:44 pm|
Prayers sent...can't imagine the stress on the parents...get well little Drew....
| Outdoor Board|| re: Mangroves - what hook and leader you folks using - stewie on 7/21/14 at 11:55 am|
[quote]We use 50lb Fluorocarbon and the [b]cheap[/b] Vmc 4/0 or 5/0 hooks from academy. They are small and thin. [/quote]
Buy lots if cheap small hooks...between the rig and sharks, you'll burn through them....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Moscona's Baby Status - stewie on 7/20/14 at 12:44 pm|
If true, they are in our thoughts and prayers ...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Farmers of the OB, have a question - stewie on 7/19/14 at 2:29 pm|
[quote]Farm sugarcane you can get paid not to plant[/quote]
Yeah ... I farm sugarcane ...
That's not true as much as I wish it was...(it was in the past, over 30-40 years ago, but not now).
I certainly don't want discourage anyone from starting up their own operation but they need t...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Farmers of the OB, have a question - stewie on 7/19/14 at 1:41 pm|
[quote]Hoping to start a small cattle operation in 2-3 years, was wondering what kind of end numbers you are looking at in farming. I know the start is fricking out of sight though. [/quote]
Is this a full time or part time gig?
If it's part time, expect to lose money....consider it a hobby tha...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Boat Purchase thread (Bay Boat edition) - stewie on 7/17/14 at 8:00 am|
[quote]I plan on putting my 2011 PF 2400te for sale shortly, don't know if you'd be interested. only 60hrs on it[/quote]
| Outdoor Board|| re: Need a good Fly fishing combo for Montana - stewie on 7/16/14 at 10:57 pm|
[quote]most avid fly fisherman actually do have just about every other rod wt. Such as 3, 5 for fresh and 6, 8 10, 12 for salt.
I have an 8 wt, still a bit of a beginner and it's worked really well thus far for the saltwater fishing in LA.
In time, I'd like to purchase a 4 or 5 wt ...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Need a good Fly fishing combo for Montana - stewie on 7/16/14 at 9:21 pm|
[quote]Guide is providing all our goodies though
Honestly, contact a local fly shop in the area and make arrangements to rent all of that stuff.
It will be a lot easier in the long run (and most likely cheaper)....
| Outdoor Board|| re: Question about the "vehicle is an extension of your home" rule - stewie on 7/16/14 at 9:20 pm|
[quote]Have been told that they will walk the parking lot looking in cars for any weapons.[/quote]
Then keep it out of sight! :cheers:
| Outdoor Board|| re: Need a good Fly fishing combo for Montana - stewie on 7/16/14 at 7:36 pm|
[quote]Nothing better than sight fishing fall/winter bull reds on an 8 wt in clear water. [/quote]
That's what's up!
Don't know much about Montana fly fishing but I know people using 6 wts for specks and smaller reds...don't know about a 5 wt but I'm sure it can be done.
And people can ta...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Sell the boat? Dilemma - stewie on 7/14/14 at 9:17 pm|
[quote]What would the smarter thing to do....let the boat go or just hang on to it?[/quote]
Honestly...if it were me, I'd sell the boat and get a kayak or two.
It cost money to properly maintain the boat/insurance/note. Then it cost money to run the boat anywhere with these gas prices.
| Outdoor Board|| re: Boat Purchase thread (Bay Boat edition) - stewie on 7/14/14 at 8:43 pm|
[quote]I see those Pangas posted and suggested and talked about (good and bad) all the time on here...but I've yet to see one on the water in Southeast LA.[/quote]
I've seen a few around Lake P and the Miss Gulf Coast...but not as many as you would think.
A few of us launched out of Long Beach...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Boat Purchase thread (Bay Boat edition) - stewie on 7/14/14 at 6:16 pm|
I would be terribly remiss if I didn't take this opportunity to suggest a panga model.
| Outdoor Board|| re: Boat Purchase thread (Bay Boat edition) - stewie on 7/13/14 at 8:56 pm|
[quote]I'm probably selling my 2002 21ft blazer bay after the summer for that 10-15k range. Looking to upgrade.
If you are serious, shoot me an email when you decide to sell.
I might be very interested......
| Outdoor Board|| re: Spray soybeans or go trout fishing? - stewie on 7/11/14 at 7:16 pm|
I was kicking around a similar question earlier today...should I spray our sugarcane on Sat or go fishing with my pops?
Made the same decision as you, enjoy those moments my friend. ...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Post Your Yak Setup - stewie on 7/11/14 at 6:57 pm|
Alright, I think I'm about to bite the bullet and purchase a yak or a paddle board.
What are y'all's recs? The budget is up to 1k...
I'm starting to fly fish more and more and looking for something I can stand up in for view and casting leverage. However, it'd be nice to have something sit do...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Boat Purchase thread (Bay Boat edition) - stewie on 7/11/14 at 5:01 pm|
[quote]Take a look at the Tidewater line of boats. [/quote]
I second that, I own the Tidewater 18' baymax. It's a great little boat, I ask a lot of it (as far as versatility goes) and it continues to provide.
Lemme know if there are any questions.
As far as the Key West goes, they are gr...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Cool little tripletail photo. - stewie on 7/10/14 at 12:46 pm|
That gets me all hot and bothered. ...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Anyone fished Lake Borgne lately? - stewie on 7/9/14 at 10:16 pm|
[quote]* ETA - Tripletail are a mystery to me. I understand tripletail fishing as much as I understand women.[/quote] :cheers:
Seems like some times they are here and easy to catch...then some times you can easily get skunked.
It would be the first time this year I've tried to fish them...just...
| Outdoor Board|| Anyone fished Lake Borgne lately? - stewie on 7/9/14 at 9:44 pm|
Wondering if the crabbers have their traps out in the lake right now...
Thinking about going to fish some reds and trips this weekend. ...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Boat Purchase thread (Bay Boat edition) - stewie on 7/8/14 at 8:43 pm|
Ever heard about Gause Built Boats?
Saw one down in Venice a month ago and fell in love. Absolutely beautiful boats.
| Outdoor Board|| re: Boat Purchase thread (Bay Boat edition) - stewie on 7/8/14 at 5:32 pm|
[link=(http://www.thehulltruth.com/boats-sale-wanted/603114-2006-young-20-powered-2011-200-etec.html)]20' Young for $36K, good looking boat[/link]...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Boat Purchase thread (Bay Boat edition) - stewie on 7/8/14 at 10:49 am|
[quote]Ended up buying a shearwater after all said and done.[/quote]
How do you like it so far, it's one of the few boats mentioned that I've never fished.
I've fished next to 'em and like the way they sat and ran in the water but that's about all I've got. ...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Used Bay Boat Purchase Thread (Put me in a quality rig) - stewie on 7/7/14 at 10:19 pm|
[link=(http://batonrouge.craigslist.org/boa/4557364438.html)]19' Mako - $13.5[/link]
[link=(http://mobile.craigslist.org/boa/4557301076.html)]23' Kenner - $17K[/link]
[link=(http://mobile.craigslist.org/boa/4552413610.html)]18' Sea Fox - $9.9K[/link]
[quote]Pangas do not have a wide enoug...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Used Bay Boat Purchase Thread (Put me in a quality rig) - stewie on 7/7/14 at 7:30 pm|
[link=(http://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/boa/4528854677.html)]21' Blazer Bay - under $15K[/link]
[link=(http://mobile.craigslist.org/boa/4532224624.html)]19' Blazer Bay - $16.5K[/link]
[link=(http://www.pangamarine.com/preowned/#2005marquesas)]22' Panga - $14.9K[/link]...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Boat Purchase thread (Bay Boat edition) - stewie on 7/6/14 at 8:19 pm|
[quote]So what kind of budget are you thinking[/quote]
[quote]Fiberglass if you planning on fishing the gulf with any regularity. [/quote]
There are a lot of good options out there...just depends on what type of fishing you want to do. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Country folk on here. Herbicide? - stewie on 7/6/14 at 7:31 pm|
[quote]2-4-D seems to drift really easily causing damage to nearby plants that you don't want to screw up[/quote]
2,4-D is much more volatile than round up and is much more susceptible to drift.
But it will take care of those vines in a way round up wont. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Country folk on here. Herbicide? - stewie on 7/6/14 at 7:20 pm|
[quote]And actually have a low 2-4-D concentrate liquid. The 2 are safe to mix?
[quote]Glyophosphate and 2-4-D[/quote]
Yes, they mix just fine.
2,4-D will take care of any broad leaves you want to kill. Adding in roundup will aid in killing broad leaves and will wipe out your gra...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Need to find a homeless dog a good home - help - stewie on 7/5/14 at 12:12 am|
[quote]Take it to a shelter. [/quote]
All of the shelters in the area will put him down if they can't place him...
...normally I wouldn't get too worked up and place him in a shelter but this little pup was too helpless and it broke my heart.
Thanks for the kind words, just hope we can plac...