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06-14-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,393
Posted By Sproly

...until you lose cell signal. Wish I had Sirius...

...until you lose cell signal. Wish I had Sirius integrated into an MFD but I don't. The areas I fish have spotty coverage so I really can't rely on weather apps.
06-14-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By Sproly

It's the normal trend now. They only wish to...

It's the normal trend now. They only wish to appeal to the lowest common denominator as there are alot more people out there ignorant of the details of the sport than there are savvy ones so they see...
06-13-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By Sproly

Unfortunately this kind of comes with the...

Unfortunately this kind of comes with the territory when inshore commercial fishing was virtually banned. Increase in biomass leads to an increase in environmental carrying capacity which leads to an...
Forum: The Carolinas
06-12-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,974
Posted By Sproly

your sentiment is nice and how it should always...

your sentiment is nice and how it should always have been but it's naive. It looks like you're thinking if the comm interests just back off and let them do what they want with trawling that those...
Forum: The Carolinas
06-12-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,974
Posted By Sproly

they dont. That's disinfo to make people feel...

they dont. That's disinfo to make people feel better about banning it thinking they're sticking it to some megacorp. Here on harkers island for instance, I don't see a single "industrial trawler" in...
06-11-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,526
Posted By Sproly

So tarpon schools cant be fished by multiple...

So tarpon schools cant be fished by multiple boats? I ask because I really don't know anything about it. The closest thing I can think of is up here when we have 5 boats all run up on the same 6 fish...
06-08-2021, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By Sproly

if you were actually concerned with benefiting...

if you were actually concerned with benefiting others, you'd be contributing to threads with answers to their questions to get your 10 posts. Instead, you're only concerned with yourself. You'll ask...
05-30-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,268
Posted By Sproly

not always. Sometimes a radio can transmit all...

not always. Sometimes a radio can transmit all day and not receive a thing (or vice versa) for various reasons. Still, assuming this happened, it wouldn't have hurt to at least call out over the...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-30-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,718
Posted By Sproly

it's not going to be that simple I'm afraid. That...

it's not going to be that simple I'm afraid. That could be done but then you'll need to regulate so strictly on recs that it wouldn't be a point to even head out in order to sustain the upward trend....
05-27-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 14,771
Posted By Sproly

you're right. Much less hoopla. Gas engine bans...

you're right. Much less hoopla. Gas engine bans on the horizon including OBs. Look at all the civility. Life is good right?
Forum: The Carolinas
05-25-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,328
Posted By Sproly

it's getting there. DOT has been pretending that...

it's getting there. DOT has been pretending that 70 is I 42 now and there is a ton of traffic at least passing through that area going to the coast. I can't comment on the pool of potential...
05-25-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,513
Posted By Sproly

Satellite tagged fish I'd release unless it...

Satellite tagged fish I'd release unless it appears the fish isn't going to make it. I'd then turn the tag in as those suckers are expensive and they'd be overjoyed to get it back to reuse. Regular...
05-24-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,550
Posted By Sproly

The thru hull should be working at all speeds...

The thru hull should be working at all speeds unless they mounted it behind something that is creating turbulence. A transom mount *can* read at speed but it requires exact vertical positioning of...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-24-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,328
Posted By Sproly

I think it can. Hunting will always be big and...

I think it can. Hunting will always be big and the Neuse/Trent is a better bass fishery than it gets credit for.
Forum: The Carolinas
05-19-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,046
Posted By Sproly

If all of your pics are correctly ID'd, I think...

If all of your pics are correctly ID'd, I think you can also go by lateral line as well. Don't use it as your primary ID method but one to supplement your other ones. It appears the rudderfishes...
05-09-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 22,039
Posted By Sproly

I think this is one of those things where you can...

I think this is one of those things where you can refuse only theoretically. in practice however, if they want to search a locked compartment and you try to claim 4th amendment protections, then your...
05-02-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,042
Posted By Sproly

reading through the proposals, it's hardly...

reading through the proposals, it's hardly "unfounded". They seek to force expensive tech on us that isn't ready yet utilizing infrastructure that doesn't even exist while banning the combustion...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-01-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,696
Posted By Sproly

if you're seeing foreign longliners, then you...

if you're seeing foreign longliners, then you head out 200 miles to fish? Otherwise I'm sure the navy would love to hear about them encroaching our EEZ. Those dolphin have the damage done to them in...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-30-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,035
Posted By Sproly

It said "maintain steerage". What that means is...

It said "maintain steerage". What that means is you could be making 0kts ground speed against a current but because you still have steerage and could weave side to side all you want, you cannot apply...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-26-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,035
Posted By Sproly

enforcing it also means ticketing nccoaster in...

enforcing it also means ticketing nccoaster in the situation he posted a couple posts up.
04-18-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,375
Posted By Sproly

I think the posters here are running the quick...

I think the posters here are running the quick release mount. The through bolts are only going to ensure the thief doesn't steal the base plate. I was curious about going back to the little hole...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-16-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,535
Posted By Sproly

Good way to say it without saying it. Still...

Good way to say it without saying it. Still doesn't remove the egg on your face from it.
04-16-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,599
Posted By Sproly

Sometimes a bigger boat than what you have can be...

Sometimes a bigger boat than what you have can be worse for you in some conditions. A tiny boat going into an inlet can get in the trough and surf it's way in. A mid size boat will have trouble...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-14-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,686
Posted By Sproly

really high chance that isn't red snapper. The...

really high chance that isn't red snapper. The price as you said would reflect it so if it's only a bit more expensive than tilapia, that should be your hint.
04-13-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,584
Posted By Sproly

Yes. If you consistently boat in shallow water,...

Yes. If you consistently boat in shallow water, the small strikes on small things like dead oyster or clam shells will over time work on an aluminum prop. even just hours of running in 2-3' of water...
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