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03-23-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 242
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Posted By FOODCHAIN

I love your take on the whole charter business. ...

I love your take on the whole charter business. As an old timer like you, I have continuously told up and coming Captains that the best charter boat is the one you pay cash for. The only leverage a...
03-23-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By FOODCHAIN

Public Ramps in the Keys are Closed

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03-17-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,452
Posted By FOODCHAIN

Those of us not in the business, when you do...

Those of us not in the business, when you do visit a restaurant, get a delivery or take out DOUBLE your tip and help out our neighbors.
03-15-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,310
Posted By FOODCHAIN

I used 20# Big game trolling for Kings since the...

I used 20# Big game trolling for Kings since the day they came out with it.... granted that was King Salmon on Lake Ontario, but the stuff is great and I still use it since moving to the Keys 5 years...
03-12-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,445
Posted By FOODCHAIN

Had a friend with a very nice pool house a couple...

Had a friend with a very nice pool house a couple of doors down from Hemingway's house, they did not have the license to rent it by the day or week so they had to rent by the month. They did not get...
03-12-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,809
Posted By FOODCHAIN

Those of us that work down here really have it...

Those of us that work down here really have it tough. The day's we are off = windy; the days we are at work = Slickers! REally does not matter the time of year, that is how it goes!!
03-12-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,396
Posted By FOODCHAIN

There are 2 kinds of "guides" the ones who...

There are 2 kinds of "guides" the ones who plaster their name on their trucks, boats, stickers on gas pumps and all around the local area, then there are the ones that gather customers by word of...
02-26-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,484
Posted By FOODCHAIN

I used to watch snakes swim into the scuppers of...

I used to watch snakes swim into the scuppers of my dock mates boat all the time. They really don't care if they get wet, they are great swimmers.
02-07-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,586
Posted By FOODCHAIN

6 months is very different from 12 months.....and...

6 months is very different from 12 months.....and the normal advice is not income but expenses, but for many of us working folks it is the same. Furthermore, my point was a bank does not say no to...
02-07-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,586
Posted By FOODCHAIN

This thread has been entertaining to follow. ...

This thread has been entertaining to follow. Someone might have already stated it but I will tell you what I've done. BUT, first ignore the wealthy wackos that say things like "you should have a...
02-03-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 915
Posted By FOODCHAIN

Some great fishing in April, one of my favorite...

Some great fishing in April, one of my favorite months days are getting longer, evening bite can be insane. Water calms down towards the end of the month and so does the traffic!
02-01-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,634
Posted By FOODCHAIN

I would guess that other countries have boats...

I would guess that other countries have boats that are in the water fishing everyday. American boats are on land or lift and fish only a few days. How safe was that big Freeman that ran over the...
01-31-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By FOODCHAIN

Don't get the Mercs the mechanical controls suck...

Don't get the Mercs the mechanical controls suck and will only last a few years. Alternators go, trim motors rust quickly I could go on. Just don't buy them. Unless you want a used one....then I...
01-29-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 56,589
Posted By FOODCHAIN

What ever happened to the OP that bought all the...

What ever happened to the OP that bought all the lures and from what I can tell went fishing once and caught nothing? Did he ever catch a wahoo?
01-29-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,945
Posted By FOODCHAIN

This is a good plan. Put your time in on the...

This is a good plan. Put your time in on the water, get your OUPV if you want. Have a REAL job that pays the bills, and work into a flexible schedule. If you do end up chartering use your tip...
01-28-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,419
Posted By FOODCHAIN

I'm waiting for them to arrive...I am sort of...

I'm waiting for them to arrive...I am sort of expecting 2 hubs per box for a total of 2 boxes. Flat rate is Flat rate!! I'll let you know more when I get them. I decided to get them directly from...
01-28-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,945
Posted By FOODCHAIN

You started your post with "I am a 24 year old...

You started your post with "I am a 24 year old entrepreneur", if that is truly the case and if you have the ability to evaluate your business plan honestly you will realize that the charter business...
01-28-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,062
Posted By FOODCHAIN

Pastries from Croissants de France on Duval. ...

Pastries from Croissants de France on Duval.

Conch Fritters from the kart in front of the aquarium.
01-24-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,955
Posted By FOODCHAIN

I have only owned 1 suv and 1 pick up, the SUV...

I have only owned 1 suv and 1 pick up, the SUV was a Sequoia that I bought new in 2004 and is still in my drive way, bought a new Tundra in 2018. A month after I got the truck I was driving by the...
01-24-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,419
Posted By FOODCHAIN

Have you ever allowed yourself to get ripped off....

....just so you would be reminded what a good screwing over feels like? Seems to be the story of my life with marina's doing boat repairs. Today it was a south Florida trailer business that charged...
01-18-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By FOODCHAIN

Not trying to be a wise guy, but couldn't you add...

Not trying to be a wise guy, but couldn't you add some liquid, freeze the damp ashes and let them float/dissolve.
That said: I once did an ash scattering on Lake Ontario. We all got a face full of...
01-15-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By FOODCHAIN

I would not buy either of these boats for a...

I would not buy either of these boats for a business boat unless I had the reserves set aside to re-power. 33 years in the business and if experience has taught me anything, it has taught me that the...
12-31-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,679
Posted By FOODCHAIN

Heck, you can rent mine if you are just going to...

Heck, you can rent mine if you are just going to park it behind your house!

Sorry,....renting a boat is great, but you could go with piner or me, www.foodchainfishing.com on our half day trips for...
12-23-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,490
Posted By FOODCHAIN

Florida is too freaking hot. Georgia is the...

Florida is too freaking hot. Georgia is the place to be, most of my friends moved out of Florida and into Georgia.
11-28-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,518
Posted By FOODCHAIN

I can tell you from my experience that a lobster...

I can tell you from my experience that a lobster boat was paying absolutely NO attention to you. He was fully aware of your presence but he was doing his job and he was trusting you to stay in your...
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