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11-12-2020, 02:20 PM
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Flare isn't what knocks down most of the spray we...

Flare isn't what knocks down most of the spray we experience in most conditions we run in. My Hoog 17 Rocket was far drier than my Pioneer Cape Island 18. Google up pics of both. The Cape Island...
Forum: Gulf Coast
11-10-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,259

Well, it looks like Eta has different plans for...

Well, it looks like Eta has different plans for me.
Forum: Gulf Coast
11-09-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,259

I am in the middle of my boating safety for...

I am in the middle of my boating safety for hunters campaign. I have been pumping out info to duck hunting groups on Facebook. Coastal Louisiana will see a substantial LE presence on the opener. ...
11-03-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,823

Thanks for all of your input brother. The depth...

Thanks for all of your input brother. The depth of knowledge on this forum continues to amaze me even after nearly 2 decades of being here.
11-03-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,823

You have quite a bit more knowledge of the...

You have quite a bit more knowledge of the technical side of this than I do. We have always called it theoretical range. For example if we get a mayday call without a position or without a line of...
11-03-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,823

Let's take Sector New Orleans for example. When...

Let's take Sector New Orleans for example. When they run their Broadcast Notice to Mariners, they will key up on all of the towers within the Sector. If you are equidistant between Venice and...
11-03-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,823

It is important to note that all of this is...

It is important to note that all of this is theoretical. Most often VHF will outperform theoretical range. "Skip" can be a factor in that. On those days where the Gulf Coast is blanketed in fog, I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-03-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 110,547

like!

like!
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-03-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,525

I don't mind rewarding performance at all, but...

I don't mind rewarding performance at all, but there is simply too much subjectivity in scoring something like this, especially when the age of the kids ranges widely. Maybe the lesson is that if...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-02-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,525

I have been talking to CCAs tournament director. ...

I have been talking to CCAs tournament director. I ran this as a trial of sorts. I'd love to see CCA wrangle a sponsor for this for some of their tournaments. When things return to normal, I hope...
11-02-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 18,675

I am a strong proponent of capitalizing on the...

I am a strong proponent of capitalizing on the cookie crumb GPS track function. Used in concert with a keeping a sharp lookout and traveling at a safe speed, the saved tracks can be a valuable aid.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-02-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,525

We didn't see that one.

We didn't see that one.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-02-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,525

The value is in the families discussing safe...

The value is in the families discussing safe practices.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-02-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,525

Well That Was Fun

A local charity had a family fishing tournament. I donated a $100 gift card. Each kid was asked to write down 3 things they did to have a safe trip. The pieces of paper were thrown into a box and a...
Forum: Gulf Coast
10-28-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,236

I hooked mine up to my truck. They were shaking...

I hooked mine up to my truck. They were shaking violently at times, but fared perfectly.

Anyone heard from savedbygrace?
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-28-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,657

Are you fully mission capable/fit for full duty?

Are you fully mission capable/fit for full duty?
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-27-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,963

My daughter said you can barely tell it happened!

My daughter said you can barely tell it happened!
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-27-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,963

She has her dad to thank for that.

She has her dad to thank for that.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-27-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,963

Update on Cass. She is good. They ended up...

Update on Cass. She is good. They ended up taking her to an ER nurse friend's house. She deadened it up, pushed the hook through, snipped the hook with side-cutters and backed it out. Cass didn't...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-26-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,963

This one is deep into the muscle or tendon. ...

This one is deep into the muscle or tendon. There is potential to do damage. This one is for doc to deal with.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-26-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,963

My Granddaughter Went Fishing

And she got caught. Tough little booger. They'll have to cut this one out I suspect.

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10-20-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,436

https://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/profiles/saltwa...

https://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/profiles/saltwater/jacks/greater-amberjack/

https://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/profiles/saltwater/jacks/lesser-amberjack/
10-20-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,425

The Sea Tow site is corrected now.

The Sea Tow site is corrected now.
10-20-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,425

It made for an interesting way to pass a late...

It made for an interesting way to pass a late night radio watch when we stood duty.
10-19-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,143

Oh, golly. I guess I have some work to do. ...

Oh, golly. I guess I have some work to do. Thanks for the heads up.
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