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10-08-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,024
Posted By LKD

Decomp

With dead whole lobsters, you are actually dealing with decomposition — with gases, bacteria, and a variety of chemicals (all products of decomp) being released into the space. (Think cadaver, not...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-29-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,697
Posted By LKD

Yes

Yes, including a picnic table, pieces of docks, and lumber.

East Pass channel entrance buoys are missing.
USCG local notice to mariners shows them off station.

Debris observed from...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-26-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,663
Posted By LKD

Post Sally Summary from NWS

https://www.weather.gov/mob/sally
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-25-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By LKD

Reality Check

Let's be clear on this: The National Weather Service has never named winter storms. Winter storm naming is a profit-enhancing idea of an IBM subsidiary named The Weather Channel.
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-24-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,663
Posted By LKD

For What It's Worth

Don't know personally; moved boats to Panama City and Destin, but here is what the NWS now says about Sally wind speeds, surge, and rainfall:

https://www.weather.gov/mob/sally

NWS says "More...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-22-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,663
Posted By LKD

Reality Check

What we all need to remember is that Congress, successive administrations, and the NOAA/NWS bureaucracy have refused to fund and deploy real-time information and alerting and additional local sensors...
09-22-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 17,362
Posted By LKD

Reality Check

Will FWC cite the operator for violation of Section 327.33 (Reckless or careless operation of vessel)?
Will FWC or our illustrious governor give recognition to the PWC operators for rescues?
...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-21-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,663
Posted By LKD

It may vary with owner and insurer

Our insurance carrier has a standard that requires us to submit an annual risk plan and also requires that the boat to be moved at least 100 nm from the projected landfall of any named storm 48 hours...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-16-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,511
Posted By LKD

Reality Check

Palafox Marina and most of the boats in it are destroyed or damaged. The faux breakwater at the southern end was of little help. I have empathy for these folks, but Paul Barnard's observation about...
09-16-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,062
Posted By LKD

Lamiglas

We have had great success with Lamiglas BW710S or BW8040S spinning rods (1 to 4 oz lure weight; rated 15 to 40 line) for cobia, tuna, mahi, and amberjacks....
Forum: The Carolinas
09-15-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,650
Posted By LKD

It's Come Down to This

I started fishing offshore in 1961. For about 20 years after that, things were relatively safe. You could go off to lunch with gear in fighting chair rod holders and rocket launchers. You could...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-11-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,093
Posted By LKD

Overabundance of Meat Fishermen

What this thread reveals is an oversupply of meat fishermen and a decline in sport fishermen.

Over the years, barriers to offshore fishing have decreased; more capable outboard motors and small...
09-07-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,005
Posted By LKD

Back to the 60's

You gotta go where you want to go. Do what you want to do, With whoever you want to do it with, You gotta go where you want to go ...
09-04-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 28,233
Posted By LKD

Bottom Fishermen

This is why I don't bottom fish or hang out with people who do. Fishing is a lot more fun when your only worry is a soot-free transom.
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-03-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,386
Posted By LKD

BuyBack Programs

You are correct with respect to gill netting in Texas, but the legislature has refused to appropriate sufficient funds for the Texas Parks & Wildlife commercial fishing license buyback programs for...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-03-2020, 01:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,386
Posted By LKD

Tired of it

Tired of this last of the independents,
tribal rights, and grandfathering crap. We could simplify this with uniform sets of rational rules. What we are doing now is not far off from driving on the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-31-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By LKD

Nothing, if anybody in the group is in one of...

Nothing, if anybody in the group is in one of these categories:

“military, vets, cops, IAFF members, other first responders, teachers, medical personnel, government and airline employees,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-30-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By LKD

2020,Covid and Can’t Fix Stupid

Just a general observation about this year with short-term rental properties. Panicky owners discounting rentals have created problems.

A number of friends reported changes (for the worse) in...
08-27-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 18,673
Posted By LKD

In 30 seconds

https://youtu.be/hy6WqCpApfM
08-15-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,465
Posted By LKD

Low Barriers to Entry

What you see is the result of lowered barriers to entry in offshore fishing: center console outboards, GPS navigation, improved chart displays, and little appreciation of the sea or seamanship....
Forum: Gulf Coast
08-13-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,585
Posted By LKD

Life is too short

Life is too short to start chasing these fish, but we always have someone who wants to chase these tempting tuna.

We have a solution: a 10.5 foot StCroix Legend Surf Spinning Rod (3/4 to 4 oz...
Forum: Northeast
08-12-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,437
Posted By LKD

See what happens in a beam or quartering sea

See what happens in a beam or quartering sea with those short period waves
08-12-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By LKD

As I said, slaves to insurance companies No...

As I said, slaves to insurance companies No selection unless you want them to recalculate risk and premiums through the roof.

I feel for you. I starting working before and after school and during...
08-12-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By LKD

$450

If we add a new or additional named captain, mate, deckhand, or other crew member, they have a credentialing service that processes an application, runs a background check, arranges for a medical...
08-12-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By LKD

Advice

Look, Lincoln freed the slaves, but insurance carriers enslaved us all again.

We’ve got three sportfishers, and I can’t afford the risk of having you on a boat or even working on it at the dock....
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