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Forum: Gulf Coast
09-29-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,805
Posted By raven316

I retired September 3, 50 years to the day I came...

I retired September 3, 50 years to the day I came home from Vietnam. Every day is a gift.
Forum: Vendor Talk
09-29-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,700
Posted By raven316

My buddies and I went on Homerun last week. We...

My buddies and I went on Homerun last week. We didn't catch as much as we would have liked but we did get one 60lb yellowfin. The captain and mate worked their asses off trying to get us more but,...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-29-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,805
Posted By raven316

OK, the trip is in the books. I see now what the...

OK, the trip is in the books. I see now what the guy was saying about them hooking the fish for you. My question, for those of you who know this stuff, is why do they do that? When I fished in Maui...
09-23-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,174
Posted By raven316

Well i’m flyin to the Easy this morning and goin...

Well i’m flyin to the Easy this morning and goin out of Venice tomorrow! I’m jacked, GO DAWGS!
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-17-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,805
Posted By raven316

Things may be bad down there but I've been...

Things may be bad down there but I've been watching the Venice Marina live feed for a couple of weeks and this is not unusual. Maybe these aren't "decent" but they'd work for me!...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-16-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,805
Posted By raven316

This is really helpful and the videos help...

This is really helpful and the videos help explain why folks would take one of these charters. I love to fish and have done quite a bit but it's not my living and it's very complex. It's great if...
09-15-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,174
Posted By raven316

"Watched some of the other captains at the Venice...

"Watched some of the other captains at the Venice Marina dealing with their customers and was absolutely appalled by the way they treated the "sports".

I'm curious, were these interactions at the...
09-15-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,174
Posted By raven316

So you've been unhappy on "many charters down...

So you've been unhappy on "many charters down there" but you've kept going back?
09-15-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,174
Posted By raven316

whatever, couple of years ago I won a charity...

whatever, couple of years ago I won a charity auction that gave me a ride in the front seats for a Cobra. I hadn’t been up in a chopper in 50 years and had never been in a Cobra. I would have rather...
09-15-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,174
Posted By raven316

whatever, couple of years ago I won a charity...

whatever, couple of years ago I won a charity auction that gave me a ride in the front seats of aCobra. I hadn’t been up in a chopper in 50 years and had never been in a Cobra. I would have rather...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-15-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,805
Posted By raven316

Great, our trip is set for the 24th and my group...

Great, our trip is set for the 24th and my group is coming from as far as California so it's damn the torpedos!
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-14-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,805
Posted By raven316

What's decent for ya'll? I look at the Venice...

What's decent for ya'll? I look at the Venice Marina camera and all their charter Facebook pages and see SOME YFT but I can't really judge the sizes. They say we'll be able to discuss what we want...
09-13-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,174
Posted By raven316

Isn't that special. . .

Isn't that special. . .
09-13-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,174
Posted By raven316

"but books charters to actually go fishing...

"but books charters to actually go fishing (errr.. do the fishing for him)"

That's some high grade bs right there.
09-13-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,174
Posted By raven316

Most of what I've seen out on Venice are 17-19k...

Most of what I've seen out on Venice are 17-19k for 12 hrs plus fuel. My buddies and I are doing it because I just retired and it's something that looked really special. People can talk away about...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-13-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,805
Posted By raven316

Dang, we're coming down in a couple of weeks and...

Dang, we're coming down in a couple of weeks and really hope to catch SOMETHING on a 12 hr trip!
09-13-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,174
Posted By raven316

I don't know, I mentioned an awful review about...

I don't know, I mentioned an awful review about the boat I'm going on in a post above. The dude totally ripped the boat, the captain, the length of the trip and the microwaved eggs! He posted here...
09-12-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,174
Posted By raven316

Maybe they talked about it on the charter?

Maybe they talked about it on the charter?
09-12-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,174
Posted By raven316

Do the captains own the boats on these operation?

Do the captains own the boats on these operation?
09-12-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,174
Posted By raven316

Thanks, I feel better now!

Thanks, I feel better now!
09-12-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,174
Posted By raven316

Well damn, I didn't realize you were near death...

Well damn, I didn't realize you were near death at 65! I'm almost 70, just retired and me and two of my good buddies are coming down to Venice in two weeks (right after the Dawgs run Notre Dame)!...
Forum: Vendor Talk
08-13-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,700
Posted By raven316

Another question? You are publishing this...

Another question? You are publishing this diatribe all over. You were that unhappy and walked away without saying anything to anyone at HRC?
Forum: Vendor Talk
08-13-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,700
Posted By raven316

Their 42 footer is $1900 for 12 hrs plus $900 or...

Their 42 footer is $1900 for 12 hrs plus $900 or so for fuel. He's bitching about the food so it must be that he stayed in their lodge as well.
Forum: Vendor Talk
08-13-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,700
Posted By raven316

All their reviews except this one are very...

All their reviews except this one are very positive. I sure would like to hear from HRC on this whole thing.
08-01-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,528
Posted By raven316

Thanks! It's complicated.

Thanks! It's complicated.
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