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06-02-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By highflier1

Just a heads up, right now contractors are...

Just a heads up, right now contractors are getting fed up with Marathon building department. Some lift guys are saying sure until they here marathon, then say we are not doing lifts there, This...
06-02-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,067
Posted By highflier1

I have friends with Zuk's A whole different...

I have friends with Zuk's A whole different setup than yours, but on both of them and they are difference HP on each of them. The spray is terrible until the motor is trimmed up. I think it is...
05-16-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,148
Posted By highflier1

The only fish I have seen personally on main...

The only fish I have seen personally on main attraction are schoolie’s and a few heavy lifters.

Yes put in a long day and you will catch some, but even 5 years ago a person could limit out while...
05-12-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By highflier1

Penn 9/0 and electramate 920XP

I have asked this before and never got a answer, So I thought I would try this again.
What are the limits of this setup. I am sure it can catch a black grouper etc..... can it catch a big...
05-12-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,148
Posted By highflier1

Limits of 5 per person, and 24" should be imposed...

Limits of 5 per person, and 24" should be imposed and that should expand to Charters also. I still say that the only good news is, once actions are taken the mahi should recover quickly since they...
05-11-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,216
Posted By highflier1

Fished it many a times, used to do real good. ...

Fished it many a times, used to do real good. but it has been 0 productivity for last 3-4 months. I pass it on the way back in, so I still check it out. wondering if it is a seasonal location?
05-09-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,148
Posted By highflier1

I had heard that they are long lining for mahi...

I had heard that they are long lining for mahi south of the keys in our migratory path. and that is why the larger ones are not making it this far. The smaller schoolies do get past the long...
05-09-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,216
Posted By highflier1

I have caught, Sailfish on bottom Black...

I have caught,
Sailfish on bottom
Black grouper
Blackfin Tuna
Amberjack (lots)
Sharks
and even a wahoo on that spot.

I will check the gain, I typically have it on Auto. I had to pause...
05-09-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By highflier1

Some boats have 2 batteries. 1 for the motor/...

Some boats have 2 batteries.
1 for the motor/ keyswitch
1 for all other electronics.

Both can have the battery switch, It is not un common to see a battery get run down if the switches are not...
05-09-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 27,904
Posted By highflier1

Big thread, so I only read the first half. So...

Big thread, so I only read the first half. So here is my guess
Fuel starvation, clogged pickup or vent.

Try running with the fill cap off.
Try running on a separate tank to eliminate fuel...
05-08-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,216
Posted By highflier1

how would you interpet this sonar screen

Hi all,
I am not the best at reading the sonar, here is a screenshot of one of my jigging spots, often the screen shows fish bottom to up 50’ off bottom. The hump is some sort if structure. ...
05-07-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,258
Posted By highflier1

Some ppl love em steaked and other not, next...

Some ppl love em steaked and other not, next time make a few steaks then fillet the rest and make your own preference for the future
05-06-2021, 03:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,258
Posted By highflier1

Wahoo's typically make a great first run if there...

Wahoo's typically make a great first run if there is any size to them. I have to say, landing a good one on mono involves some luck, I would use some wire next time on the long line. That is where...
05-06-2021, 02:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By highflier1

Nobody will be able ot answer your question with...

Nobody will be able ot answer your question with out more info. We can just take guesses.
So here is mine

It almost sounds like the perko's are setup weird.
Battery pos 1 = motor
battery pos 2...
05-03-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,615
Posted By highflier1

In the keys, as far as i know Mahi just your...

In the keys, as far as i know
Mahi just your normal saltwater recreation fishing permit
Blackfin same.
Wahoo there is some debate but My belief you are good with your normal permit

Skipjack...
05-03-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,134
Posted By highflier1

You can just order the actual WC seats, They...

You can just order the actual WC seats, They have all parts listed on the website, I know the 290CC and 295 CC have them. Cheaper options are probably the bracket from amazon and a DIY seat on it....
05-01-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,206
Posted By highflier1

IMHO it is dolphin season but it has been...

IMHO it is dolphin season but it has been slow/spotty. Got a bunch of skipjack yesterday.. Not on humps.
05-01-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By highflier1

Read the manual on simrad, it will show you how...

Read the manual on simrad, it will show you how to setup which ever format you prefer to use.

So here is an example of the 2 formats you may be messing upFor instance, the decimal degree...
04-29-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By highflier1

Also make sure you are in the same format for...

Also make sure you are in the same format for your coordinates. sounds stupid but easy to make a error when your gps is in Min.sec and the published number is in min.decimal especially when the...
04-26-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,986
Posted By highflier1

I do 6-8 5 gallon cans at a time. I was going to...

I do 6-8 5 gallon cans at a time. I was going to stop and start using a fuel truck cause it was work, holding that can. You also got a little spillage. Now I just set cans on the gunnel and use...
04-26-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,659
Posted By highflier1

I would..... make Dock same height as seawall. ...

I would..... make Dock same height as seawall. Also helps if there is a storm surge.
Then I would pick one area and have steps down in dock to a foot or 2 above hightide. You may ask why but...
04-24-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By highflier1

The uninstall labor often runs the used lift up...

The uninstall labor often runs the used lift up to very close to the cost of a new one. The cheaper used lifts are often (you must remove) when you quote the removal, you will think, why bother.
04-24-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,249
Posted By highflier1

Costco, sams batteries plus and walmart. ...

Costco,
sams
batteries plus and walmart.

IMHO those are the best places to get a good price on marine batteries, But, they each seem to carry different size and models. Thus to find what you...
04-24-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By highflier1

That is just a flight sim, Nothing real about it.

That is just a flight sim, Nothing real about it.
04-21-2021, 05:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,573
Posted By highflier1

Line on teeth make it hard to take a sip of a...

Line on teeth make it hard to take a sip of a cold beverage, LOL.

Actually I can not even tie it well that way.
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