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Forum: Gulf Coast
10-08-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By JCW1982

I took Friday off from work so my wife and I...

I took Friday off from work so my wife and I could fish. I had hoped to fish all three days but the forecast had us writing Sunday off from the start.

We started at daylight Friday morning out of...
09-16-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,780
Posted By JCW1982

I saw that article earlier today and thought it...

I saw that article earlier today and thought it was pretty neat. Seen video of those fish in documentaries like Blue Planet and always thought they were neat.

I also think it's cool that he ate it...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-12-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By JCW1982

I am looking forward to having another shot at...

I am looking forward to having another shot at it.

Between the storms and work, I have only had my boat out 5 times this year. Only one of those trips was during snapper season.

My luck, we'll...
09-10-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By JCW1982

Double check your capacities on their website. ...

Double check your capacities on their website.

The 6500 shows 355yds of 50lb braid. The 6500HS shows 420yds of 50lb braid. Granted, you'll probably get about 30yds less than that realistically.
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09-10-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By JCW1982

I wouldn't go bigger. I have jigged with a...

I wouldn't go bigger. I have jigged with a Spinfisher V 6500 spooled with 50lb braid quite a bit and have little to complain about.

With 65lb braid you will probably be in the 20-25lbs drag...
09-09-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By JCW1982

The Slammer III's are made in China. Looking...

The Slammer III's are made in China.

Looking on Amazon, there is one or two buyer's pics that show "Made in China" stickers on the front of the rotor (under the spool).

And I found a specific...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-08-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,811
Posted By JCW1982

I hear ya on the motivation aspect...but I...

I hear ya on the motivation aspect...but I haven't had an opportunity to get the boat out since July. So when things lined up to get out yesterday, I took the opportunity.

It really helps to get...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-07-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By JCW1982

A&A cut their hours down to Fri-Sun now that...

A&A cut their hours down to Fri-Sun now that summer has come to an end. Also, they have no croakers.

Jemison's doesn't carry croakers...per the two ladies running the shop this morning. That...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-05-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By JCW1982

Jemison's will work. I'd go throw the cast net in...

Jemison's will work. I'd go throw the cast net in a bayou before I bought a bait shop. I'm not that crazy...yet.
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-05-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By JCW1982

Thanks RJS. I actually tried calling them twice...

Thanks RJS. I actually tried calling them twice today and never got an answer which is why I posted the question.

I'll try and call again tomorrow. If I don't get through I'll see what Jemison's...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-05-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By JCW1982

The Bait Shop @ Billy Goat Hole

Been a while since I have been to the east end of Dauphin Island but my dad wants to make a trip to the mouth of the bay.

Is the floating bait shop by the ferry still up and running? Are they...
08-07-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,305
Posted By JCW1982

These guys are only a few miles down the road...

These guys are only a few miles down the road from me. I try to stop in the shop pretty regularly to see if they have what I may be looking for at the time. Great guys to deal with but like most...
08-05-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,281
Posted By JCW1982

I just can't agree with this. I am not a...

I just can't agree with this.

I am not a Penn pimp, but I have bought several of their reels over the last 5 or so years.

My oldest is a Spinfisher V Live Liner 6500 (spooled with 50lb Power...
Forum: Gulf Coast
08-05-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By JCW1982

It costs $5 to use the Gulf Breeze Motel ramp....

It costs $5 to use the Gulf Breeze Motel ramp. You can't park behind the motel with your trailer though. You have to park across the street from them in a dirt lot (which isn't organized at all) or...
07-30-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By JCW1982

I have been using Ande Premium clear (pink to a...

I have been using Ande Premium clear (pink to a lesser degree) for a couple of years. I have a Spinfisher V 6500 spooled with 30lb set at 10lbs of drag.

I've caught several good sized snapper with...
07-18-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By JCW1982

I decided to do Kiwigrip in my Seabird last year....

I decided to do Kiwigrip in my Seabird last year.

First off, like everything else, prep is paramount. I have a few spots where my prep was not as great as it should have been and the Kiwigrip is...
07-17-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,642
Posted By JCW1982

I have tried my hand at making chum. I would...

I have tried my hand at making chum. I would stock up on peanut sized menhaden about this time of year and grind them with a LEM meat grinder. I'd use a pound or so of crushed ice to clean the...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-03-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By JCW1982

I always try to pick up a bonita or two on the...

I always try to pick up a bonita or two on the way out. I'll also take a ladyfish or Spanish mackerel if they are easier to come by.

Small flashy jigs work best for me and two consistent...
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-26-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By JCW1982

Transmission Magician in Tillman's Corner. You...

Transmission Magician in Tillman's Corner. You will not find a better, or more honest, shop and group of guys to leave your truck with.

They rebuilt the trans in my 02 Ram 2500 several years back...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By JCW1982

Deal pending

This has been spoken for again and deal is pending.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By JCW1982

One more bump before moving to Ebay.

One more bump before moving to Ebay.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By JCW1982

Bump

Bump
05-22-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,470
Posted By JCW1982

20lbs at full.

20lbs at full.
05-19-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,470
Posted By JCW1982

Having a hell of a time with this braid and my...

Having a hell of a time with this braid and my knots. Issues I have not previously had when using Power Pro.

Lots of breakages. Not the knot itself, but just above the knot. Best I can surmise...
05-17-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,470
Posted By JCW1982

I started just like you said and found that it...

I started just like you said and found that it hadn't dug too deep. Only lost about 20yds off the top. Livable. Going to strip and repack though. This was a brand new spool of line (just purchased...
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