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01-12-2021, 04:02 AM
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Posted By mackerel

I made my own, but very similar to these...

I made my own, but very similar to these (https://www.thehulltruth.com/fishing-miscellaneous-items-commercial-sellers-only/1040538-rod-leashes-super-stretch.html)
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-09-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,054
Posted By mackerel

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Svelte?
01-07-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By mackerel

Would make for an interesting video on your...

Would make for an interesting video on your channel though... :grin:
01-06-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By mackerel

I've wondered the same, but they are a bit...

I've wondered the same, but they are a bit pricey...
12-28-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By mackerel

I've only been for a swim at the skyway once and...

I've only been for a swim at the skyway once and that was from running on the gunnels with the net trying to switch sides of the boat too fast.
Fortunately I wasn't solo that time!

Thanks for...
12-28-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By mackerel

I guess my big heavy net is helping me compensate...

I guess my big heavy net is helping me compensate for my lack of technique that your time on the water has allowed you to develop. As SupraSteve eluded to, too often I've seen a school of Pilchards...
12-28-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By mackerel

I can as well, on the flats. But in deeper water...

I can as well, on the flats. But in deeper water (it's 15'+ around the skyway where I normally net bait) a heavier net helps a lot. Mine is 2#/ft.
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-28-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,533
Posted By mackerel

Same here, has happened numerous times.

Same here, has happened numerous times.
12-24-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By mackerel

1) Use the biggest and heaviest weighted net that...

1) Use the biggest and heaviest weighted net that you are comfortable with throwing.
12-23-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,777
Posted By mackerel

I certainly remember the banding as being quite a...

I certainly remember the banding as being quite a bit more prominent than the internet pics I see of the King Snake Eel. That will teach me to keep the camera more handy in the future!

Anyway, I...
12-21-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,777
Posted By mackerel

I see the internet articles that say that there...

I see the internet articles that say that there are none in the Atlantic too, but twice I've seen what sure looked like one to me in the Gulf.

One was at night and it swam up to the boat attracted...
12-17-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,218
Posted By mackerel

Fish carcasses don't last very long on the lake I...

Fish carcasses don't last very long on the lake I live on, no need to pop the eyes. After cleaning, I paddle them out to a small island in my kayak and drop them well away from being associated with...
12-17-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,605
Posted By mackerel

Same, but I use #6 single strand wire instead of...

Same, but I use #6 single strand wire instead of mono. Still many Kings around and I don't feel that the wire cuts down on strikes that much in the usually off-color water.
Replies: 71
Views: 11,295
Posted By mackerel

I made some for myself that are very similar and...

I made some for myself that are very similar and I'll be the first to tell you that by the time that you've figured out and paid for all the materials, spent the time experimenting to find the right...
12-15-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,605
Posted By mackerel

I'll go first I guess... I've tried most...

I'll go first I guess...

I've tried most and my preference is a chartreuse Xrap 30. Lots of others work well too, but Xrap's seem to track straighter than most.
12-13-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,211
Posted By mackerel

Stink Bait? I'm assuming that you mean a...

Stink Bait? I'm assuming that you mean a butterflied Grunt/Squirellfish? or ?
12-12-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,156
Posted By mackerel

I can't believe that Coores14 hasn't weighed in...

I can't believe that Coores14 hasn't weighed in on the topic ;q

Or maybe he's avoiding another argument over genetic modification to control them...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-12-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,604
Posted By mackerel

I know its not Ocala, but I saw your comment...

I know its not Ocala, but I saw your comment right before I went to HD in north Tampa, so I looked... plenty to be had here. No idea if the price is good or not, but what was interesting is that the...
12-10-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By mackerel

Yep, I certainly remember running the boat over...

Yep, I certainly remember running the boat over the area where the "new bar" now exists without any problem. It seems like it really started that south expansion right about the time that they...
12-09-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,114
Posted By mackerel

Gags should be in very shallow right now. Last...

Gags should be in very shallow right now. Last weekend the water was a bit murky with lots of scattered grass in close, making trolling tough. It got a lot better out in 40+
12-09-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By mackerel

Was out there on Sunday for the first time in...

Was out there on Sunday for the first time in about a year and couldn't believe how much the bars have shifted and the island filled in on the south end.

Combine that with the exceptionally low...
12-05-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,431
Posted By mackerel

It's not a Keys or Dade county problem. ...

It's not a Keys or Dade county problem.
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12-05-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,431
Posted By mackerel

Sorry to hear it. Obviously you know what the...

Sorry to hear it. Obviously you know what the problem is as well as I do, and it is far more widespread than just Dade county. Just flat out too many people on this rock!
12-04-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,683
Posted By mackerel

Fuel capacity after replacing tank? I know 178...

Fuel capacity after replacing tank? I know 178 gal is standard.
12-02-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,327
Posted By mackerel

That Jigskinz product would be really cool to...

That Jigskinz product would be really cool to refurb damaged lures of all kinds. I'd never heard of it before, thanks Jack!

Mak232, yeah I think what I'd be looking for is a similar jig that...
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