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06-17-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 16,651
Posted By mstang1988

For me I'd choose the CC over the sporty any day....

For me I'd choose the CC over the sporty any day. The smell of diesel on a rocking sporty will make me sick in 1ft seas and the cost to upkeep a sporty is significantly more. I will say, modern...
06-12-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,828
Posted By mstang1988

How did you determine which pins were 2 and 7? I...

How did you determine which pins were 2 and 7? I have the same issue.
Forum: West Coast
08-09-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,397
Posted By mstang1988

Check the seasons as well. Lingcod and several...

Check the seasons as well. Lingcod and several other bottom species aren't 365 day fisheries. Make sure what is in season is what you want.
Forum: West Coast
08-09-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By mstang1988

Lingcode and yellow eye. We fished out of...

Lingcode and yellow eye. We fished out of Ninilchik. Perfect weather, calm seas, I can't complain.

The largest of each species:

Yelloweyes rockfish: 22lbs
Lingcod: 53.0lbs
Halibut: 79.2lbs
...
07-31-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,925
Posted By mstang1988

I can't imagine hauling a 26CC with a ridgeline. ...

I can't imagine hauling a 26CC with a ridgeline. I haul a 29cc (Everglades 290cc) with a Titan XD and feel anything larger I'd be in a dually. Borrow your friends truck, get it back and then figure...
Forum: West Coast
07-26-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By mstang1988

Alaska

Had a guided 5 day trip in Alaska. It was fantastic! Had a blast and killed a lot of fish. Here is the best day for the 4 of us on 7/22. ...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-02-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,270
Posted By mstang1988

[QUOTE=Selser;12681797] I was wondering how...

[QUOTE=Selser;12681797]
I was wondering how fast that gent was going? That boat ins't huge and those seas were decent but it seemed he was going 25. Was he just staying on top the seas?
06-14-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,605
Posted By mstang1988

Depends on what you need. There are a ton of...

Depends on what you need. There are a ton of boats out there that will fit your bill. Check out the Prowler 29, everglades 295, used yellowfins, etc. You need to decide what you like. Cat's aren't...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-29-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,196
Posted By mstang1988

Where do you live? I live in ATX and fish out of...

Where do you live? I live in ATX and fish out of POC. It's closer to deep water. Port Aransas is also a good location. It depends on where you are coming from.
04-26-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,938
Posted By mstang1988

It does well. I tow a 2009 Everglades 290....

It does well. I tow a 2009 Everglades 290. Everglades are heavy boats. The only weight I've seen on trailer from this forum was around 12500 loaded for the pilot version (which has very very few...
04-25-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,938
Posted By mstang1988

That's the general case for most trucks. The...

That's the general case for most trucks. The article is a bit old but applies to most of the trucks prior to introduction of the new SuperDuty and the 2019 Chevy. ...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-24-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,072
Posted By mstang1988

Baker was cutoff last summer. The ship was there...

Baker was cutoff last summer. The ship was there last August. Not sure if was north and south baker or just south.
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-24-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,072
Posted By mstang1988

Welcome back! if you are looking for Port A...

Welcome back! if you are looking for Port A folks the 2cool forum might be the right place. My rig is located in Port A and we fish the same grounds. Many of the rigs have been cutoff or removed...
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-24-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,378
Posted By mstang1988

I get sea sick. I've tried Dramamine and...

I get sea sick. I've tried Dramamine and scopamine patches, neither has solved it. I've tried the beering thing and a half dozen other things. I can't deal with a sloshing belly, that I know. ...
Forum: Gulf Coast
03-27-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,234
Posted By mstang1988

Be prepared for rapidly changing weather. We...

Be prepared for rapidly changing weather. We were out on my friends 25 Prowler 2 years back, July. We just finished up and were tied up to Froggies in Port O when a storm came in. Forecast for the...
03-20-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,263
Posted By mstang1988

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/577x433/img_4064_2_e8fce61bdfb0eea2fd44658bd7c38b360a65c13f.jpg
My 2009 Everglades 29'. Not loaded in the picture and probably around...
03-20-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,263
Posted By mstang1988

In 2016 I paid 45K for my new, 2016 XD Pro-4x...

In 2016 I paid 45K for my new, 2016 XD Pro-4x fairly loaded. Only thing it doesn't have is around view camera. A 3/4 with similar equipment from ford was a min. 57K on discount but closer to 62K....
03-20-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,263
Posted By mstang1988

In 2016 I paid 45K for my new, 2016 XD Pro-4x...

In 2016 I paid 45K for my new, 2016 XD Pro-4x fairly loaded. Only thing it doesn't have is around view camera. A 3/4 with similar equipment from ford was a min. 57K on discount but closer to 62K. ...
03-07-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,263
Posted By mstang1988

It's amazing what a good and underrated vehicle...

It's amazing what a good and underrated vehicle the XD is right? The Titan XD does have better brakes until you get the exhaust brake of the diesel HD's. They have huge disks and an turbo back...
03-06-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,263
Posted By mstang1988

The XD is the vehicle for the job. I own one,...

The XD is the vehicle for the job. I own one, Prox-4X Diesel. I tow a 29cc Everglades which is a HEAVY 29. I've towed it 200 miles one-way. I've seen up to 12.5K on the trailer as the listed...
02-21-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,938
Posted By mstang1988

X3. Titan XD was built for this. I tow a 29ft...

X3. Titan XD was built for this. I tow a 29ft Everglades triple axle with mine. I don't tow long distances often. It's not a white knuckle drive other than the trailer width even at the...
Forum: Gulf Coast
01-10-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,360
Posted By mstang1988

One more option. The Daiwa 1200MJ. It's suppose...

One more option. The Daiwa 1200MJ. It's suppose to be pretty amazing for the size/price. Daiwa | SEABORG SB1200MJ (http://www.daiwa.com/us/contents/reels/seaborg1200/index.html)
...
12-22-2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By mstang1988

Rav-4 Levels of Bad

Go to 3:09. What the heck is that BMW doing towing that boat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyk0MLrR12s
12-17-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,013
Posted By mstang1988

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/577x433/img_4064_2_4087dca894eaec6c804bf5f3b6f77fc1dbbb2fea.jpg...
12-17-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,013
Posted By mstang1988

Glad to see you join the XD family! They aren't...

Glad to see you join the XD family! They aren't fast but they are dang stable towing and a great value. I tow an everglades 290cc with mine and she does fine.
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