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Forum: Northeast
07-19-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By HookMeUpII

John Lane of Forked River Diesel is a specialist...

John Lane of Forked River Diesel is a specialist in Cummins. Visited his shop recently and was impressed with what he had in stock. He's a little farther south but I think he may travel.

Forked...
07-18-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By HookMeUpII

The link is to a specific picture of one of the...

The link is to a specific picture of one of the fish. This is the whole article I think you meant to post:

https://www.saveur.com/8-exotic-fish-uses-preparation-guide/
07-18-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,582
Posted By HookMeUpII

If it works for him I guess that's all that...

If it works for him I guess that's all that matters...for him.

I personally despise the uni. I've personally seen a few a fail. Either it doesn't pull down right, person doesn't put enough turns,...
07-17-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,320
Posted By HookMeUpII

I think this goes without saying but....you...

I think this goes without saying but....you should have a setup with wind-on guides if you're going to use this system. Winthrops take swivels like butter with a hot knife. You'll never even know...
07-17-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,494
Posted By HookMeUpII

Just a heads up: Make sure you keep them oiled up...

Just a heads up: Make sure you keep them oiled up and clean. They are great releases but they are known to fail closed when they do fail. We almost lost a combo from our center rigger which we use a...
Forum: Northeast
07-17-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By HookMeUpII

I should add that "rafting" up boats into your...

I should add that "rafting" up boats into your lagoon is probably NOT a good idea long-term. By this I mean tying one boat off the next out into the lagoon. I don't know if there are laws against it...
07-17-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,494
Posted By HookMeUpII

For guys having issues getting them to hold in...

For guys having issues getting them to hold in outriggers:

1) Use Aftco Roller Trollers.
2) SLIGHTLY...and I do mean SLIGHTLY bend the metal retention tang in with a pair of pliers to get just a...
07-17-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,494
Posted By HookMeUpII

I may be one of Steve's first customers. I've...

I may be one of Steve's first customers. I've used his regular splash bars pretty much exclusively for what may be 10 years now. I was using his products when he first started out and companies like...
Forum: Northeast
07-17-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By HookMeUpII

We have a 21' CC and a 36' Albemarle Express on...

We have a 21' CC and a 36' Albemarle Express on the same dock. Both our neighbors are super cool. Our one neighbor, closest to the 36, is selling the house. We met the new buyer and they don't have a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-17-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,407
Posted By HookMeUpII

Yeah instead you probably have a wealthy family...

Yeah instead you probably have a wealthy family with a ton of money to spend on lawyers....think about it. World has changed a lot.

Couple inventions have altered the course of society as we know...
07-17-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By HookMeUpII

Tsunami makes them as well at a much cheaper...

Tsunami makes them as well at a much cheaper price point. My advice? Just spend the money on the Maja's. You'll only ever buy two in your lifetime and you'll know they work perfectly for your...
07-17-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By HookMeUpII

I'm personally a fan of Terrafin. For the money...

I'm personally a fan of Terrafin. For the money it has worked well for me.

One tip I will share: Follow the water. Not the fish. If you have a bunch of yellowfin in lets say, the Lindenkohl; and a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-17-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,407
Posted By HookMeUpII

Problem is, the story leading up to that is not...

Problem is, the story leading up to that is not really relevant in the context of the response. Of course the kid is a piece of filth for punching a girl in the face. I'm sure what he did there will...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-16-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,407
Posted By HookMeUpII

Deserved is one thing. Whether or not it was a...

Deserved is one thing. Whether or not it was a smart move on behalf of the cop? Well....might want to ask him that after the investigation is done, IA has his way with him, and if he still has his...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-15-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,241
Posted By HookMeUpII

I've told it a couple times on here. But...short...

I've told it a couple times on here. But...short summary.

Went overnight tuna fishing off NJ in October of 2012 (3-4 weeks before Sandy) in our 305 Albemarle Express. Toms canyon, 80 miles from...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-15-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,437
Posted By HookMeUpII

Both very similarly temperament dogs. Few...

Both very similarly temperament dogs. Few differences.

Goldens = Lots more hair
Labs = Less cancer...still get cancer, but less

Both absolutely amazing lovable dogs.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-15-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,987
Posted By HookMeUpII

Only have ventured into them out of state as the...

Only have ventured into them out of state as the ones in NJ can't sell guns, therefore they suck.

Did go into one in PA one time. Had a bunch of guns, all way over priced. At the time I was in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-12-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,963
Posted By HookMeUpII

No response from OP. Pretty sure he succumbed to...

No response from OP. Pretty sure he succumbed to his wounds. RIP

EDIT: Maybe the lesson from MrWesson is don't play with gas and fire when drunk? Stick to just pizza?
07-09-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,610
Posted By HookMeUpII

I have about 12 in tackle sleeves with upgraded...

I have about 12 in tackle sleeves with upgraded rings and hooks for large tuna here in the NE/MA. I've had that happen. Had a black/purple one that just never ran right.

I just unfortunately have...
07-09-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,610
Posted By HookMeUpII

I'm sticking with my Bomber CD30's till I see...

I'm sticking with my Bomber CD30's till I see some more feedback on these.
07-08-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,486
Posted By HookMeUpII

Yup. And to top it off, the only other option...

Yup. And to top it off, the only other option they have is to take a charter at $600 a head. We don't even ASK for money to just cover the fuel. Most of the time, they offer after the trip, just...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-08-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,953
Posted By HookMeUpII

I should also say that I have several buddies who...

I should also say that I have several buddies who served and I know for a fact they have killed many, many people. One of them was a designated marksman and another was a machine gunner. Both of them...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-08-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,953
Posted By HookMeUpII

Almost did. Just out of college I had no...

Almost did.

Just out of college I had no money. Was working in my father's business during the day but he cut me no slack (not saying he should have either). I was clearing maybe $15,000 a year. I...
07-08-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By HookMeUpII

Makes sense. It's a giant lump. I always wondered...

Makes sense. It's a giant lump. I always wondered if the big ones were deep early in the season.
07-08-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,849
Posted By HookMeUpII

I'm a wreck when I wake up at 1-2am to leave to...

I'm a wreck when I wake up at 1-2am to leave to fish. My stomach is usually a disaster and my equilibrium is usually all sorts of off. I usually just have a bagel plain with some water and a coffee....
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