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Today, 06:21 AM
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Posted By jay brooks

This. The 6BTA 370s have 355hp, not 370. I...

This.

The 6BTA 370s have 355hp, not 370. I have them in my boat and I am at least 6000 lbs lighter with less deadrise and they are adequate. My guess is you can hit 20s if over propped and run at...
11-12-2019, 01:26 PM
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Posted By jay brooks

Looking good!

Looking good!
11-06-2019, 11:48 AM
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Views: 1,127
Posted By jay brooks

For what its worth I had four 80 class rods...

For what its worth I had four 80 class rods built, I believe they are seeker with aftco components. I went with a lighter rod to help hopefully reduce pulled hooks and let the rod bend and do some of...
10-26-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,778
Posted By jay brooks

We have a dock mate that loves it. Took me though...

We have a dock mate that loves it. Took me though it, its pretty cool. A little pricey at 100 a month. Can I use that antenna on my simrad units or only garmin? At the end of the day word of mouth...
10-21-2019, 06:40 AM
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Posted By jay brooks

Wow its looking amazing! Thanks for the updates!

Wow its looking amazing! Thanks for the updates!
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Views: 1,606
Posted By jay brooks

If the bean bag chair deal falls though Ill take...

If the bean bag chair deal falls though Ill take them.
10-10-2019, 07:02 AM
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Posted By jay brooks

JBG108, That boat is gorgeous man! Jay

JBG108,

That boat is gorgeous man!

Jay
10-08-2019, 12:34 PM
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Views: 322,460
Posted By jay brooks

We are pulling the boat to continue our refit in...

We are pulling the boat to continue our refit in preparation for commercial tuna season.
10-08-2019, 06:07 AM
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Posted By jay brooks

Sunday and Monday look great with 7' @ 12 sec and...

Sunday and Monday look great with 7' @ 12 sec and Monday showing 5' @ 11 sec. Hoping the wind pushes a hard edge in, should be pretty defined by Monday, our last charter of the season. But we're 5-6...
10-02-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,902
Posted By jay brooks

For spread I prefer to go brightest close to most...

For spread I prefer to go brightest close to most natural. So teo weeks ago we started out with purple black sea star, pink crystal, red white, blue white sea witches. First three bites were on blue...
10-02-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,902
Posted By jay brooks

I was in a 30' Contender and bought a set of...

I was in a 30' Contender and bought a set of custom rods and 6 2 speed Avet 30s. I was told to buy TLDs and didn't listen because I thought metal had to be better and the Avets were better looking....
09-30-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,640
Posted By jay brooks

We ran out of Rudee on Sat, had a great day...

We ran out of Rudee on Sat, had a great day before we had 4 lines out had all three get hit, 1 yellowfin and a mahi in the boat. Then we picked at em all day in that same area, 2 wahoo, 2 yellowfin,...
09-30-2019, 08:43 AM
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Posted By jay brooks

We ran out of Virginia Beach on Sat, had a great...

We ran out of Virginia Beach on Sat, had a great day before we had 4 lines out had all three get hit, 1 yellowfin and a mahi in the boat. Then we picked at em all day in that same area, 2 wahoo, 2...
09-24-2019, 06:53 AM
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Posted By jay brooks

A photo took by Jeff Wheeler of Smoke Show this...

A photo took by Jeff Wheeler of Smoke Show this weekend. 13 yellowfin, 2 wahoo, and jumped off a white marlin. ...
09-23-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,640
Posted By jay brooks

Thank You, we were real happy! Started the day...

Thank You, we were real happy! Started the day headed for Marlin and Mahi but got a tip and pulled out the 50s just before getting there. Now i just wish more Marlin would move in!
09-23-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,640
Posted By jay brooks

Fishing our of Va Beach we caught 13 yellowfin, 2...

Fishing our of Va Beach we caught 13 yellowfin, 2 citation wahoo (62 and 40lbs), and jumped off a white marlin. Good day! ...
09-23-2019, 06:42 AM
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Posted By jay brooks

Fishing our of Va Beach we caught 13 yellowfin, 2...

Fishing our of Va Beach we caught 13 yellowfin, 2 citation wahoo (62 and 40lbs), and jumped off a white marlin. Good day! ...
09-10-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 322,460
Posted By jay brooks

We ran out of Rudee on labor day and landed 2...

We ran out of Rudee on labor day and landed 2 citation bluelines and a single White Marlin....
09-10-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,640
Posted By jay brooks

We ran out on labor day and landed 2 citation...

We ran out on labor day and landed 2 citation bluelines and a single White Marlin. ...
08-21-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 24,188
Posted By jay brooks

He did have a sexy boat that's for sure. Im...

He did have a sexy boat that's for sure. Im slipped next to a Scarborough, taylor made, Jarrett bay and another scarbrough and I get alot of comments on how bad ass she is. But what can I say I love...
08-21-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 24,188
Posted By jay brooks

I happen to think my 36' with a 14' beam looks...

I happen to think my 36' with a 14' beam looks good, but I'll admit she is a bit wide for 36'. I guess I only get comments on her daily at the dock (Virginia Beach Billfish Tourney this week and I...
08-15-2019, 11:45 AM
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Views: 515,134
Posted By jay brooks

It slicked out nicely Sunday afternoon, but the...

It slicked out nicely Sunday afternoon, but the water was still ugly/ green in the Norfolk.
08-15-2019, 06:48 AM
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Views: 515,134
Posted By jay brooks

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/1329x1080/7_e_c0e49ecda4410f1b0993c1b8cf30c59f8125a111.jpg
A cool shot of the Blue Marlin we caught on Sunday.
08-12-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,387
Posted By jay brooks

Same setup timex uses, 60ish backed with braid....

Same setup timex uses, 60ish backed with braid. Never had an issue.
08-12-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,387
Posted By jay brooks

In NC or VA we use 50s for yellowfin, but I have...

In NC or VA we use 50s for yellowfin, but I have targeted them on 30s. Heck yesterday we caught this one on a TLD20 after we caught this blue marlin also on a 20....
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