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Forum: The Carolinas
05-22-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By Stevesmarsh

Iíd be willing to bet that your motor is too low....

Iíd be willing to bet that your motor is too low. They will run much higher than you think. I have a 6Ē jack plate and I moved mine up 2Ē when installing the plate. So 2Ē higher in the lowest...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-21-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By Stevesmarsh

if he is only getting 42 on a boat that should be...

if he is only getting 42 on a boat that should be doing 46-47, he is probably not getting a very good cruise speed either. Mpg is also likely suffering. I still think something is amiss.

pictures...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-21-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 693
Posted By Stevesmarsh

Like mentioned above I too built one that ended...

Like mentioned above I too built one that ended up heavy. 11lbs with a 20rnd mag. I have an 18 with a 1-8 and the 20Ē has a 4-14 both optics are Primary Arms. I would highly recommend them if you are...
05-18-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,043
Posted By Stevesmarsh

If you’re going to tournament fish, you should...

If you’re going to tournament fish, you should keep it 300hp or less. I believe that is the standard for the “small boat” class nowadays. If you’re going to be out there all the time fishing even...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-13-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By Stevesmarsh

42 sounds pretty slow to me. That’s a really...

42 sounds pretty slow to me. That’s a really similar boat to mine. Before the trolling motor mine would hit 48, it still will light and low on fuel. I’m at a solid 45 no matter the load.

Do you...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-13-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,541
Posted By Stevesmarsh

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/fc33c667_909f_48c5_8f7f_b4cf7daceaa9_8e67d50e8dd0c68a3db0475fe825c0e4ade68715.png
this guy caught one off the Bogue Inlet pier...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-11-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By Stevesmarsh

We did, and I just realized I messed up the date,...

We did, and I just realized I messed up the date, we went Wednesday 5-8.

Once we cleared the inlet the Chop wasn’t too bad on top of a long period 3-4’ swell except for the stream, crazy big long...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-10-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By Stevesmarsh

Did not see any Cobia, we spent most of our time...

Did not see any Cobia, we spent most of our time past 20 miles
Forum: The Carolinas
05-09-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By Stevesmarsh

Ocracoke Report 5-8

We had a tough day but managed to put a few fish on ice. We were optimistic on Monday and Tuesday morning with light SSW and S winds forecasted but late Tuesday when the forecast shifted to an E wind...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-09-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,016
Posted By Stevesmarsh

I went out of Ocracoke yesterday, it was pretty...

I went out of Ocracoke yesterday, it was pretty bad in the inlet there. Much worse than I was expecting. Not too bad once out there. Waves in the stream were insane. Spaced apart pretty well so it...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-07-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By Stevesmarsh

Which 24? They make at least 2

Which 24? They make at least 2
05-01-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,921
Posted By Stevesmarsh

he said his #1 requirement was quiet. Ive had a...

he said his #1 requirement was quiet. Ive had a set on my truck for 4 1/2 years and they have never been quiet. Now they are downright loud, irritatingly so. Pavement traction has also deteriorated...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-28-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By Stevesmarsh

I bought a skiff from him in 2011. Price was as...

I bought a skiff from him in 2011. Price was as good as Chatlee and a much better dealership experience. Service was awesome. We had a problem the first time out with the boat. They came and picked...
04-25-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 37,534
Posted By Stevesmarsh

To all the naysayers on the 200 i4 Yamaha, you...

To all the naysayers on the 200 i4 Yamaha, you canít say a word about the fuel economy 29mph at 4.8mpg. Thatís with a 10knt wind in the beam and choppy conditions. The Yamaha gauge still proving very...
04-25-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 37,534
Posted By Stevesmarsh

Iíve taken water through the notch on 2...

Iíve taken water through the notch on 2 occasions. One was backing down on a big fish what was about to spool us, the other was running aground shooting between shark island and the tip of the cape....
Forum: The Carolinas
04-25-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By Stevesmarsh

Make sure the house is high. Our elevation...

Make sure the house is high. Our elevation certificate is 15’ and our lot is only 5’ I wouldn’t want the house any lower. We bought it knowing we would have to pick up in the garage and park the cars...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-22-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By Stevesmarsh

The pamlico can get rough quickly and with little...

The pamlico can get rough quickly and with little warning. I caution anyone looking for a boat for the pamlico from going smaller than 20ft. Itís not uncommon to be up a creek fishing for 2 hrs and...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-22-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By Stevesmarsh

Not much of anything biting around Washington,...

Not much of anything biting around Washington, maybe a few stripers and white perch if you are up in a creek. The fishing in the pamlico has been way off since the freeze last year. I was Hoping for...
04-22-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By Stevesmarsh

Solar battery charger, want to add panels to T-Top.

My boat is stored in a neighborhood storage lot with no power. Over the last 3 years I have just been charging my 3 bank trolling motor system at the house a day before and after my trips. Itís not...
04-18-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 31,143
Posted By Stevesmarsh

Legal for the captain to consume and no implied...

Legal for the captain to consume and no implied consent in NC. Also cannot arrest based solely on refusal of the test. LEO may only detain a REASONABLE amount of time to do a safety check and...
04-14-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 240,101
Posted By Stevesmarsh

I can only comment for my experience as a deputy...

I can only comment for my experience as a deputy in the state of NC, and the laws in this state, they may be different elsewhere. I have been though this scenario with a camper in a long term trailer...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-12-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,789
Posted By Stevesmarsh

i havenít done much with dead bait for Spanish...

i havenít done much with dead bait for Spanish but slow trolling a live finger mullet over structure has landed me some big Spanish. 4-6lb fish are the norm and the occasional one up to 8lbs. I use a...
04-03-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,040
Posted By Stevesmarsh

I had something similar happen to me while 40...

I had something similar happen to me while 40 miles off shore. It turned out to be the primer bulb, only it was not showing typical symptoms of being sucked compressed. But when removed and trying to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-03-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,721
Posted By Stevesmarsh

I too almost lost my finger. Had been welding and...

I too almost lost my finger. Had been welding and wearing gloves but had taken them off and just had one last quick tack, grounded the torch through my ring. Fortunately I was able to get it off...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-31-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,450
Posted By Stevesmarsh

If you do mechanical disc brakes the Avid BB7 are...

If you do mechanical disc brakes the Avid BB7 are the only ones worth a damn. Also the cheap hydraulic ones can be a PITA to keep adjusted. What pricepoint bike are you looking at? Iíd rather have...
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