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Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By HookMeUpII

I won't contest that at all. Frying pan, fire,...

I won't contest that at all. Frying pan, fire, same thing lol.

Having said that, it was shocking, yet funny, they couldn't get it done here in NJ.
Today, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By HookMeUpII

For mono, I almost always use Suffix or Hi Seas...

For mono, I almost always use Suffix or Hi Seas Grand Slam.

For inshore braid I user Powerpro.
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By HookMeUpII

We have the most liberal governor with the most...

We have the most liberal governor with the most liberal house/senate in a long time. If it was ever going to happen, this WOULD have been the time. Our lovely governor is a screw up. A lot of people...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 10:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,298
Posted By HookMeUpII

Let's make a few assumptions: - No mortgage,...

Let's make a few assumptions:

- No mortgage, house is paid off.
- You're on Medicare Part A/B and Supplement with Plan D
- You own your cars
- You're generating $100k in income from principal...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By HookMeUpII

Be very careful. A lot of people placed big bets...

Be very careful. A lot of people placed big bets NJ would legalize today...didn't go as planned.
Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By HookMeUpII

Great video. People are shocked when I show them...

Great video. People are shocked when I show them how easy the Internationals, especially the older ones, come apart.

I remember years ago, I changed out a sticky drag on a 50w International 10...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By HookMeUpII

Duck hunting in general is probably one of the...

Duck hunting in general is probably one of the riskiest types of boating. Even despite maintaining everything right there are a host of things that can go wrong, like:

- Wrapping a decoy line in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 06:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By HookMeUpII

You gotta watch those fast lockups and tide,...

You gotta watch those fast lockups and tide, brother. I do a lot of duck hunting here in NJ. I don't mess around with tide AND ice. Being the wind usually blows crazy from the NW in winter, I take no...
Today, 05:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,424
Posted By HookMeUpII

Many moons ago off NJ in a shark tournament, a...

Many moons ago off NJ in a shark tournament, a boat gaffed a big mako (probably 400 lbs) with the flyer. They had it cleated off. Fish jumped, pulled the flyer hook, and it rocketed back right...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 05:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,595
Posted By HookMeUpII

He is supposedly very good with his money too. I...

He is supposedly very good with his money too. I believe he actually did an interview on CNBC. He didn't touch hardly a dime of his NFL money until like 5-6 years in.

Smart move. Guy is probably...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 05:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,080
Posted By HookMeUpII

This is exactly it. There is nothing "bad" persay...

This is exactly it. There is nothing "bad" persay about legumes. It's just keto whackadoo's avoid them to stay in ketosis. Which causes other things like Hashimotos disease lol.
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By HookMeUpII

We get them here in NJ. Saw one once on a sandbar...

We get them here in NJ. Saw one once on a sandbar where we would swim. No exaggeration the ray had to be 6'-7' across. Looked like a giant shadow in the water.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-22-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By HookMeUpII

Looks like a big roughtail. We get them here in...

Looks like a big roughtail. We get them here in NJ. Biggest one I've seen was literally the width of a barn door in height.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-22-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,893
Posted By HookMeUpII

Long road to become one and it can be very...

Long road to become one and it can be very dangerous. Here in the US, it's not too bad from what I'm told. Overseas, it's a death wish.

Tons of responsibility too actually. Not to mention ships...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-22-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,309
Posted By HookMeUpII

Yup. That's the unit. It was a great detector....

Yup. That's the unit. It was a great detector. Now it's unfortunately all but obsolete. Not even due to the police departments. So many local ones near me still use K, Ka and even X bands. Only the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-22-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,309
Posted By HookMeUpII

Not every PD uses LIDAR/Laser. The problem is the...

Not every PD uses LIDAR/Laser. The problem is the old detectors get constant false flags from lane change alerts and a lot of laser alerts from active cruise control. The new companies have struggled...
03-22-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,424
Posted By HookMeUpII

Its obviously not throwable but it will work for...

Its obviously not throwable but it will work for jabbing. For a while we had a commercial long line style harpoon on our boat. It was a bronze dart head thru-bolted crossways through a piece of heavy...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-20-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 771
Posted By HookMeUpII

Long healing process. Never tore my calf but I...

Long healing process. Never tore my calf but I tore my hamstring and bicep. Bicep obviously had to be and was fixed with surgery VERY quickly. However, calf is like hamstring but even worse. It took...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-20-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 14,000
Posted By HookMeUpII

Holy cow. I did not think to find this one in...

Holy cow. I did not think to find this one in here.

+1 here.

My fiance' is Colombian. In their culture they hand wash dishes. Which is fine. However, we have like a $1000 Bosch dishwasher...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-20-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 310
Posted By HookMeUpII

Shouldn't impact the rates. The big question: ...

Shouldn't impact the rates. The big question:

Did you/he file a police report?

Without a police report they sometimes treat it differently. For example, my car got hit by someone in a parking...
03-20-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,424
Posted By HookMeUpII

Why wouldn't you attach the harpoon handle to the...

Why wouldn't you attach the harpoon handle to the main line? I'm sure there's something I'm missing here but it just seems a better approach all around. Is this something unique to halibut fishing?
...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-19-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,922
Posted By HookMeUpII

For 5-6 years I "traditional wet shaved." If you...

For 5-6 years I "traditional wet shaved." If you have the time, it's a daily experience that can't be understated. Unfortunately, now, I don't have the time.

I have custom vintage restored Every...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-19-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 13,793
Posted By HookMeUpII

My current fiance' is the second woman I have...

My current fiance' is the second woman I have lived with in my life. First was my ex when I was 25. It lasted maybe 4 months lol. It depends 50% on the woman and 50% you. My ex was dirty,...
03-18-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,424
Posted By HookMeUpII

With the harpoon, you can really reach out and...

With the harpoon, you can really reach out and snag a fish. While it's not recommended unless you're REALLY good, some guys can nail a fish 20' below the boat with a harpoon. Flying gaff, you're...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-15-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,316
Posted By HookMeUpII

Well, I unfortunately saw the video. No I am not...

Well, I unfortunately saw the video. No I am not linking anyone to it.

It opens up with the guy driving to the mosque. He gets to the doorway and blasts the people standing in it from about 5...
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