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07-10-2019, 05:03 PM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

2,500 round trip miles later; weíre back home....

2,500 round trip miles later; weíre back home. Thanks to everyone who imparted their knowledge to help make this an awesome trip.

The only other recommendation I have for people leaving out of...
07-03-2019, 08:17 PM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

This popped up on my Google feed Bimini...

This popped up on my Google feed

Bimini power crisis ?like visiting the Third World? | The Tribune (http://www.tribune242.com/news/2019/jul/01/bimini-power-crisis-visiting-third-world/)

I feel...
07-03-2019, 12:39 PM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

Can verify thereís no fuel. We had to use our...

Can verify thereís no fuel. We had to use our reserve 5 gallons today to get back. Kind of glad we cut our trip short so I wouldnít have used more fuel cruising around. Waves didnít look good for me...
07-02-2019, 10:56 AM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

Was easier than expected. The only part that was...

Was easier than expected. The only part that was a little rough was about 13-30 miles. Took 3 hours but we were only averaging 20 mph. Saw Miami most of the way and there were quite a few boats...
07-01-2019, 08:57 PM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

Thanks for the encouragement. Iím ready to get...

Thanks for the encouragement. Iím ready to get this show on the road.
07-01-2019, 07:09 PM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

Wonder if anyone here was at Harbour Towne...

Wonder if anyone here was at Harbour Towne tonight. I barely was able to find space.

For or some reason Iím both excited and nervous for tomorrow even though I have done all my preps and weather...
06-28-2019, 08:18 AM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

It definitely does. Windfinder shows .4 ft. waves...

It definitely does. Windfinder shows .4 ft. waves Tuesday morning. Leaving out of Harbour Towne that day.
06-28-2019, 08:14 AM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

I will, but I specifically told my agent I was...

I will, but I specifically told my agent I was going to the Bahamas. All she asked was how far.
06-27-2019, 05:53 PM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

My Allstate policy covers 100 miles.

My Allstate policy covers 100 miles.
06-25-2019, 09:30 AM
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Views: 139,662
Posted By TexasF18Fisher

Thanks. No wonder itís suggested to fill out the...

Thanks. No wonder itís suggested to fill out the forms prior.
06-24-2019, 01:37 PM
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Views: 139,662
Posted By TexasF18Fisher

Can someone help me figure out which form I need...

Can someone help me figure out which form I need to fill out. I got two different versions of the customs form.

1101218

http://www.bahamas.com/sites/default/files/bahamas_custom_clearance.pdf
06-23-2019, 12:08 PM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

Mustíve been like sliding across a tile floor in...

Mustíve been like sliding across a tile floor in your socks if the waves were as Windfinder showed for this morning.
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-22-2019, 08:06 AM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

My favorite place to fish is out of...

My favorite place to fish is out of Surfside/Freeport

I usually run 13 miles out and rarely ever come back empty handed. Usually it's Red, Vermilion, and Mangrove Snapper. There's a TPWD...
06-22-2019, 07:56 AM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

Does anyone know if the Bimini Barge or Bimini...

Does anyone know if the Bimini Barge or Bimini Trader wrecks are good places to fish for snapper? I'm not really setup for deep dropping and would like to just do some relaxing bottom fishing around...
06-11-2019, 04:33 AM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

My brother and I are leaving July 2 from Harbor...

My brother and I are leaving July 2 from Harbor Towne if anyone would like to buddy up. Looking forward to seeing South Florida and the Bahamas.

We're not really setup for deep dropping, but can...
05-30-2019, 10:19 AM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

Get the 4000. These reels are on the small side....

Get the 4000. These reels are on the small side. I have a Ci4 on Kistler rod and itís my favorite spinning setup. Itís a really smooth reel.
05-28-2019, 06:26 AM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

Thanks for the heads up.

Thanks for the heads up.
05-28-2019, 06:19 AM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

I'm crossing the first week in July to stay at...

I'm crossing the first week in July to stay at Resorts World Hilton. Should I just go ahead and cancel now?
05-27-2019, 09:21 AM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

This is correct. The support pole on mine...

This is correct. The support pole on mine snapped all the way through near the feet. I think theyíre ugly and cheap looking due to how square looking they are.

I have a Dolphin Pro 2 now and...
04-24-2019, 03:58 PM
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Posted By TexasF18Fisher

I have the connector that came with the radio as...

I have the connector that came with the radio as well. Looks like itís just two wires that get connected.
04-24-2019, 10:45 AM
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Views: 144
Posted By TexasF18Fisher

Trying to connect Uniden 435 to Helix 5

The vhf came with a NMEA 0183 cable used to connect the DSC function. I'm wondering if I can use the Humminbird 7000301 GPS/NMEA connection cable to link the two units together.

This is the part...
02-23-2019, 08:02 PM
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Views: 882
Posted By TexasF18Fisher

Thanks for sharing your experience. May give me...

Thanks for sharing your experience. May give me an idea of what to try.
02-23-2019, 03:15 AM
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Views: 882
Posted By TexasF18Fisher

I usually keep it trimmed down to avoid it. I...

I usually keep it trimmed down to avoid it. I just noticed that I won't get top speed without trimming up enough to cause porpoising. It's not like I own a high end race boat so I'm okay with it.
02-22-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By TexasF18Fisher

Then Iíll just leave it alone. I did a...

Then Iíll just leave it alone. I did a doublecheck of the fuel recommendation, and mercury says 87 is the minimum. Thatís why I was asking about octane booster. Iím really glad I upgraded to this...
02-22-2019, 07:17 PM
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Views: 882
Posted By TexasF18Fisher

Couple questions about my 2019 Mercury Pro XS 115

I've had my boat for a few months now and am still learning about operation. I've noticed that my max attainable rpm is about 6220 with a top speed of about 41 mph. This is when the boat has a 1/2...
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