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11-13-2020, 07:58 AM
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Posted By 7hetexsan

Reading your questions leads me to believe that...

Reading your questions leads me to believe that going out 50 miles isnít a great idea for you. Start off slower and gain some experience, youíll then have the knowledge to know the answers to those...
09-27-2020, 11:07 AM
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Views: 166,285
Posted By 7hetexsan

Went 25 miles out in an old bass boat that was...

Went 25 miles out in an old bass boat that was hardly fit to be on a big lake in. That was long ago and I wouldnít do it now. That said, I have a low opinion of most young people. They live on their...
09-20-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,949
Posted By 7hetexsan

I fish the South Texas coast. Mostly I fish for...

I fish the South Texas coast. Mostly I fish for king/ling or bottom fish. I only use skirted ballyhoo and similar rigs 4-6 times a year, depending on weather. An occasional wahoo, Dolphin, blackfin...
09-19-2020, 10:29 AM
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Views: 1,949
Posted By 7hetexsan

No. Iím not at all sure thatís the right jaw...

No. Iím not at all sure thatís the right jaw size, it isnít stamped on my tool. The crimp size is correct though.
09-19-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,949
Posted By 7hetexsan

At the risk of hijacking another mans thread, is...

At the risk of hijacking another mans thread, is someone willing to critique my rigging? This is something a charter captain in south Texas showed me. Itís 58 lb single strand run into the crimp then...
09-07-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By 7hetexsan

Pull the drag lever all the way back to free...

Pull the drag lever all the way back to free spool and adjust it with the knob. Righty tighty lefty loosey. Thatís very basic and itís the same on every lever drag Iíve ever owned. Max drag on that...
09-07-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 939
Posted By 7hetexsan

If Iím fishing with lots of structure,...

If Iím fishing with lots of structure, shipwrecks, reefs and so forth, I fish all mono. A tiny nick on a sharp rock, barnacles or whatever will cut braid. Mono is much more cut resistant. I use...
09-04-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,497
Posted By 7hetexsan

I have the Accurate reel you mentioned on a Maxel...

I have the Accurate reel you mentioned on a Maxel slow pitch rod. I also have an Avet SXJ on a Connelly slow pitch rod. In my opinion, the Raptor is better in ever way for close to the same price. It...
09-03-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,101
Posted By 7hetexsan

The best thing about ďThe good Ďol daysĒ is that...

The best thing about ďThe good Ďol daysĒ is that their gone. My grandma used to make lye soap and hominy. I donít miss it. I donít miss floor furnaces, swamp coolers or carburated engines either. I...
08-29-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By 7hetexsan

On bass boats, where dead fish cost you weight,...

On bass boats, where dead fish cost you weight, water flows in and drains from the top. Water flowing in from the top, causes the water to become aerated. When the live well is full it has an...
08-27-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,041
Posted By 7hetexsan

Small Mouths are scrappy. I donít even think they...

Small Mouths are scrappy. I donít even think they are the toughest fresh water fish though. That title goes to Hybrid Stripers. Neither are even in the same league as Amberjack. Oranges to Apples.
08-27-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,041
Posted By 7hetexsan

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

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Like trying to reel in a submarine on an...
08-27-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,071
Posted By 7hetexsan

Whatís it called?

Whatís it called?
08-27-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,071
Posted By 7hetexsan

Watched the first vid. Iím not that brave....

Watched the first vid. Iím not that brave. Lightning scares me stupid offshore.
08-27-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,071
Posted By 7hetexsan

That is one big azz lure. Do you need a specific...

That is one big azz lure. Do you need a specific release clip to pull that from your center rigger? With or without ballyhoo?
08-27-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,071
Posted By 7hetexsan

Thanks! Iíll give it a shot. Thatís about the...

Thanks! Iíll give it a shot. Thatís about the same thing I do for kingfish but using upper rod holders instead of outriggers and without the shotgun.
08-27-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,071
Posted By 7hetexsan

Can you give me an example of what type lure your...

Can you give me an example of what type lure your referring to? Thanks.
08-25-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,071
Posted By 7hetexsan

Perfectly explained. You answered my questions....

Perfectly explained. You answered my questions. Thanks so much!
08-25-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,071
Posted By 7hetexsan

That makes sense now. Thanks!

That makes sense now. Thanks!
08-25-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,071
Posted By 7hetexsan

Is it essential that the shotgun rod go up so...

Is it essential that the shotgun rod go up so high? It will be very difficult to remove from the rod holder with a fish on because itís so hard to reach. On my boat, your on your tip toes and...
08-25-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,071
Posted By 7hetexsan

Thanks for the information. Just a couple of...

Thanks for the information. Just a couple of questions. Drivers side of the boat is in the Port side, itís a Center Console so thereís actually not much difference. If a fish hits the rigger thatís...
08-24-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,071
Posted By 7hetexsan

Thats informative. Thanks!

Thats informative. Thanks!
08-24-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,071
Posted By 7hetexsan

Got it. And Thanks a bunch! All Yo Zuri Bonitas?...

Got it. And Thanks a bunch! All Yo Zuri Bonitas? Anything else I should get? Will anything other than Wahoo hit that spread?
08-24-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,071
Posted By 7hetexsan

I have some Yo Zuri Bonitas. Have some trolling...

I have some Yo Zuri Bonitas. Have some trolling weights too that I usually pull live blue runners on. I know those wonít work together. I could combine weights and lures for my flat lines. How about...
08-24-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,071
Posted By 7hetexsan

South Texas coast. Usually Corpus area but...

South Texas coast. Usually Corpus area but sometimes South Padre as well. I shouldíve included that.
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