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Forum: Northeast
06-13-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By swellhunter

Matt Petrone. Petrone Welding LLC in...

Matt Petrone.

Petrone Welding LLC in Forked River, NJ - (732) 581-2959 - Profile (http://www.buzzfile.com/business/Petrone-Welding-LLC-732-581-2959)
Forum: Northeast
06-11-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By swellhunter

I have my eye on this boat but I am a few years...

I have my eye on this boat but I am a few years away from making a move like that.
...
Forum: Northeast
06-11-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By swellhunter

Parker's Garage (as good as it gets IMO) or the...

Parker's Garage (as good as it gets IMO) or the Black Whale.

Both owned by my bud who also owns Mud City and Old Causeway as well.

Cheers
06-10-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By swellhunter

That's how I do it.

That's how I do it.
06-08-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,782
Posted By swellhunter

All I use

All I use
06-07-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By swellhunter

Call back and order 2 Chaos Bars please. There...

Call back and order 2 Chaos Bars please. There have been tough bites at the canyon where the only thing I could do to get a bit was pull a Chaos Bar way out the back on the center rigger.

Get me...
06-06-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By swellhunter

6 Wide Trackers. Pair of purple black with...

6 Wide Trackers. Pair of purple black with zucchini stingers, and the rest an assortment of zucchini, pink tiger, white pearl and glow. Add a pair of machine WTs if you want in purple with zucchini....
05-31-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,476
Posted By swellhunter

I never use low gear. Actually lower the drag...

I never use low gear. Actually lower the drag and thumb the spool at end game.

But we don't use traditional trolling rods - we use jig blanks so we can drop the tip close to the water and...
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By swellhunter

FS: Globalstar GSP 1600 Sat Phone $60 shipped

I've had it since 2009 and never had a problem. Phone works perfectly - just got an InReach.

Charger covering frayed in two places but internals are fine - wrapped with electrical tape.

$60...
05-20-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,949
Posted By swellhunter

Fish gills are designed for unidirectional water...

Fish gills are designed for unidirectional water flow for oxygenation. They use a countercurrent exchange system. Oxygen is the only thing that will drive blood lactate levels down so if that is your...
05-16-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By swellhunter

Both are great choices. I have GH350s on board...

Both are great choices. I have GH350s on board for my charter customers paired with 20K reels. Very powerful and very reliable.
05-13-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,949
Posted By swellhunter

Are Your Released Tuna Surviving?

This one took a hell of a lot of time and energy put together. Hope you like it.

https://openbow.org/2019/05/13/ask-a-pro-8-are-your-released-tuna-surviving-we-ask-the-pros/
05-13-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,442
Posted By swellhunter

I don't crimp 100# shots. Prefer knots -...

I don't crimp 100# shots. Prefer knots - specifically a 5 turn clinch knot that is really wet before it's set. Still waiting on one to fail.

But if you do - absolutely go with short double...
Forum: Northeast
05-09-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By swellhunter

https://hmspermits.noaa.gov/news Default one...

https://hmspermits.noaa.gov/news

Default one trophy fish per year still in effect.
05-08-2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,200
Posted By swellhunter

There is absolutely ZERO scientific evidence...

There is absolutely ZERO scientific evidence supporting this from both commercial fisherman and scientists that have worked together using satellite tags. NONE!!!

As a matter of fact - VIMS did a...
05-04-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By swellhunter

Depends on your style. For Example guys...

Depends on your style.

For Example guys that use HC like to have their finger on the HC with the serve because itís two ply and smooth for casting.

Solid braid is much harsher on the finger...
05-04-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By swellhunter

Depends what your preferred terminal connection...

Depends what your preferred terminal connection to leader will be.

HC required for cats paw loop to loop.

Solid core good for improved FG or other connections.

You can get more 60# max...
05-04-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By swellhunter

Go with a combo that is tried an true in NJ over...

Go with a combo that is tried an true in NJ over the last decade.

Gosa 10K on a Ghost Hunter 7'6" 150g

There is absolutely no better price point NJ tuna rig out there period.

Plus the Gosa...
05-03-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By swellhunter

I wipe my electronics down with the touch screen...

I wipe my electronics down with the touch screen rags then cover before I clean my sled. I pretty much just mist my console and towel dry. Key is really good wax on all gel coat and metal work and...
04-30-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By swellhunter

And the Calcutta too. Got my wife one a few...

And the Calcutta too. Got my wife one a few years ago and I end up using the thing all the time. But Tranx is #1
04-25-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By swellhunter

Always depends on the class of fish that show up...

Always depends on the class of fish that show up but with the right rod with 40# braid and 18-20# of true drag you can tame a solid fish. Itís just that you wonít have the lifting power in the end...
04-23-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,384
Posted By swellhunter

3 strand tar coated nylon Capt Adam Sherer...

3 strand tar coated nylon

Capt Adam Sherer goes over all of that and more in this video. One of the more respected topwater tuna guides in the NE and has darted a lot of fish and has a system that...
04-21-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,384
Posted By swellhunter

https://www.skurgeofthesea.com/default.html

https://www.skurgeofthesea.com/default.html
Forum: Northeast
04-20-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
Posted By swellhunter

What was said above about a baitrunner feature. ...

What was said above about a baitrunner feature.

So Penn Spinfisher 4500VI Live Liner on a Penn Battalion Inshore 7'6" MH fast action spinning rod. Wrap with 30# braid. (If you want a bit more...
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By swellhunter

Yes want the 450s for larger class bluefin and...

Yes want the 450s for larger class bluefin and bigeye tuna. Still have (5) 350s that I am keeping.

We've had some fish to the mid 80" class making appearances for the past two years and I feel a...
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