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Posted By Southern_Fish

AFTCO's foul weather gear is great and suitable...

AFTCO's foul weather gear is great and suitable for warmer temperatures. The Proteus line is the go to for light foul weather if looking for a bib & jacket combo. AFTCO also makes several light pants...
10-16-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 980
Posted By Southern_Fish

I had the exact same issue. Called Garmin and...

I had the exact same issue. Called Garmin and they tried to blame it on the hardware (while the hardware was working completely fine as evidenced by the functioning weather & radio). They claimed...
10-15-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By Southern_Fish

Are you looking to do dual 24" screens or one...

Are you looking to do dual 24" screens or one single MFD? I think it will be rather tight on the console, if it can fit 2 screens of that size at all. I do not think you will be able to fit anything...
10-09-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Southern_Fish

Hard to beat all of AFTCO's foul weather gear....

Hard to beat all of AFTCO's foul weather gear. Top notch. Great product all around. They have a few different weights from super light weight stuff to pretty heavy for colder weather. Highly...
10-07-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By Southern_Fish

I would consider putting your AP in the middle of...

I would consider putting your AP in the middle of the two MFDs and center the AP over the steering wheel. Its very nice to be able to look straight to get a quick heading, etc. while maintaining a...
10-07-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,679
Posted By Southern_Fish

AFTCO's hooded performance shirts are the best...

AFTCO's hooded performance shirts are the best around. love them to death!
10-07-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Southern_Fish

Let me start by saying that i have not thrown the...

Let me start by saying that i have not thrown the nomad topwaters, but many others. I tie a high quality ball bearing swivel to my fluorocarbon leader. I then have a split ring on all of my poppers...
10-06-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By Southern_Fish

There is only one (1) Beastmaster model currently...

There is only one (1) Beastmaster model currently - Beastmaster 9000A. Shimano's other electric reels are called Forcemaster, which come in two sizes - 6000 and 9000. While the capacity and specs of...
09-24-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,082
Posted By Southern_Fish

I would go with the Twin Power. I have one and...

I would go with the Twin Power. I have one and really like it. The Twin Power is a lighter weight reel and a strong drag system. I think at the end of the day, it depends on how it is being used to...
09-17-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,067
Posted By Southern_Fish

Its as simple as turning a couple of knobs and...

Its as simple as turning a couple of knobs and making sure everything is pointed in the right direction... its complicated the first time but then you learn where the hoses go and can follow the...
09-17-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,067
Posted By Southern_Fish

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The in deck livewell can drain 1 of 2 ways -...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-11-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By Southern_Fish

Totally agree with this post. Communicate with...

Totally agree with this post. Communicate with you captain to make sure everyone is on board with the game plan. If the captain is hesitant or doesn't sound like a good fit for a kid, move on a find...
09-11-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,409
Posted By Southern_Fish

San Diego Jam and Palomar hands down. Just make...

San Diego Jam and Palomar hands down. Just make sure you aren't letting the lines cross like said above. I don't like to snell hooks that don't have a bent eye. I think it affects the hook set...
09-10-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 890
Posted By Southern_Fish

That is a high class problem to have :grin: ...

That is a high class problem to have :grin:

The worst thing you will have to do is cut your main braided line's loop and fish it out from the wind-on. Tie a new loop and cats paw to the other...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-10-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By Southern_Fish

Talica 20. I personally use & love my 20 for...

Talica 20. I personally use & love my 20 for exactly the use you are describing. I even use the talica 20 for chunking for tuna and have found it to be very capable at this task. The only change i...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-02-2020, 01:08 PM
08-21-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,850
Posted By Southern_Fish

What where the specifications in the boat that...

What where the specifications in the boat that you specifically wanted that wasn't offered on the dealer's boat? Where are you fishing for and how do you plan on using the boat? Granted its a lot of...
08-18-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,725
Posted By Southern_Fish

Towed a 32' Intrepid Cuddy with a 2003 Tahoe Z71...

Towed a 32' Intrepid Cuddy with a 2003 Tahoe Z71 on a triple axel trailer for several years. Primarily only towed it 3-4 times per year about to get maintenance. The Tahoe would get it up and going,...
08-11-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,226
Posted By Southern_Fish

Personally, I prefer single hook setups for...

Personally, I prefer single hook setups for kingfish and wahoo. A snelled connection for the leading J hook is best if doing a double rig setup with a trailing treble hook. Look up how to tie the...
08-10-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By Southern_Fish

Thats good customer support IMHO... more...

Thats good customer support IMHO... more companies should want to learn how their products have failed in the field to be able to improve them in the long run. I have never had an issue with my AFTCO...
08-05-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By Southern_Fish

It all depends on the rod and the reel being...

It all depends on the rod and the reel being used. Heavier tackle will require a larger reel seat. Make sure that your rod that you plan on using can fit the rod butt as they are not universal.
07-31-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By Southern_Fish

If you have a Simrad unit, you might as well just...

If you have a Simrad unit, you might as well just go with CMOR. Garmin purchased Navionics and have since integrated everything into their platform. Look up on Simrad's website to see if they can...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-29-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,467
Posted By Southern_Fish

What MFD are you using? I am almost certain my...

What MFD are you using? I am almost certain my new Garmin MFD does NOT have any kind of feature that identifies bottom substrate. Maybe its a buried setting that I have yet to find and turn on, but...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-29-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By Southern_Fish

Cape Horn 31 Seahunter 31 Yellowfin 29 ...

Cape Horn 31
Seahunter 31
Yellowfin 29
Regulator 28/31
Everglades 295cc
Onslow Bay 27
Seavee 29

I am sure you'd be able to find one of these boats for sale in the used market. Get used to...
07-28-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By Southern_Fish

My BM9000A has been excellent for deep dropping...

My BM9000A has been excellent for deep dropping for tiles & barrelfish. Have not put it to the test against a swordfish. I also have a BM9000 (older model) and I found their performance to be very...
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