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Yesterday, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By jillybird

Most manufacturers provide each dealer with an...

Most manufacturers provide each dealer with an exclusive territory and discourage their dealers from poaching into other dealers' territories. While you may get a better price from a dealer outside...
Yesterday, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By jillybird

You should never go with a low deductible policy...

You should never go with a low deductible policy and file for a small claim. Your insurer will surely punish you for that behavior. A frequent claims history will get you dropped quickly, and...
Forum: Northeast
Yesterday, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By jillybird

SpeedMaster, I have my boat in Mamaroneck at Safe...

SpeedMaster, I have my boat in Mamaroneck at Safe Harbor for the winter, and I live in Scarsdale. I've been boating out of Mamaroneck Harbor since 1994 and know every rock pile in the Western Sound,...
Forum: Northeast
Yesterday, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By jillybird

Personally, I carry an 8 man Winslow Superlight...

Personally, I carry an 8 man Winslow Superlight Offshore Plus liferaft packed in a watertight container with a hydrostatic release. The raft bracket is mounted on the hardtop which is the floor of...
Forum: Northeast
01-13-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By jillybird

I guess the funds to repair all these critical...

I guess the funds to repair all these critical buoys were diverted to build the wall.
01-13-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By jillybird

Truly a ridiculous waste of government resources...

Truly a ridiculous waste of government resources to investigate this further. And I’m a tree hugging lib.
01-13-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,829
Posted By jillybird

My guess is the leg belongs to the missing boater...

My guess is the leg belongs to the missing boater lost in the terrible 2 boat collision a week earlier. My son is grateful to be able to have helped the victim’s family to at least recover part of...
01-12-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,829
Posted By jillybird

Unpleasant Discovery in Miami Waters

My son made an unpleasant find while approaching Crandon Marina last evening with some live bait he and his buddy caught for his friend’s dad’s charter boat.

Every day is a surprise in Miami...
Forum: Northeast
01-11-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By jillybird

The outer harbor has NO protection from the...

The outer harbor has NO protection from the south. Hardly anyone uses Mamaroneck's outer harbor for mooring unless they are tight in to Greenhaven which is actually Rye. Do you have a slip at one...
Forum: Northeast
01-10-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By jillybird

Your cheapest bet is City Island. Next up - New...

Your cheapest bet is City Island. Next up - New Rochelle. Then the Mamaroneck marinas. You won’t be happy in Port Chester. Consider Tide Mill in Rye.
Forum: Northeast
01-10-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By jillybird

Champlin’s was a “love it or hate it” kind of...

Champlin’s was a “love it or hate it” kind of place. It was a bit run down, noisy, cheesy, a little overpriced - but if you had the right attitude - it was a blast. I always found it to be great. ...
Forum: Northeast
01-09-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By jillybird

Cuch raises a very important question for you --...

Cuch raises a very important question for you -- how much overnighting do you really plan to do? There's a big difference between a twin diesel sportfisher and a center console or walkaround with a...
Forum: Northeast
01-09-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,218
Posted By jillybird

I've been using circle hooks for years now when...

I've been using circle hooks for years now when baitfishing -- live or cut -- for striped bass. It's rare to gut hook a striper using a circle hook, but it occasionally happens (far less than with J...
01-07-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By jillybird

As I wrote to Professor O in an email today,...

As I wrote to Professor O in an email today, joining these Zoom sessions is like joining a Fishing Fantasy Team. It's incredible to be able to shoot the breeze with the unsurpassable fishing legend...
01-07-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By jillybird

Sailfishing has been fairly slow. My son ran a...

Sailfishing has been fairly slow. My son ran a trip today and wound up running 20 miles south before finding the right water and getting his clients their sail. It took a lot of effort but the...
01-03-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By jillybird

Rusty Pelican is at Rickenbacker Marina but does...

Rusty Pelican is at Rickenbacker Marina but does not have dock and dine privileges. Try calling the dockmaster to see if you can get a transient slip, but this is not a normal dock and dine...
01-02-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By jillybird

Professor O, who are the fishing and ocean...

Professor O, who are the fishing and ocean experts and what topics will they be covering? I enjoyed the mahi presentation last month. Thanks.
01-02-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By jillybird

The boat left from Grand Bahama, went to Bimini,...

The boat left from Grand Bahama, went to Bimini, and left Bimini supposedly with 20 passengers, headed for Lake Worth and was never seen again. USCG, Royal Bahamian Defense Force, and private...
12-30-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By jillybird

Andros is the largest Bahamian island and is...

Andros is the largest Bahamian island and is huge. Where will you be staying? The diving is spectacular as is the bone fishing. Offshore fishing can be very good, depending on wind direction. ...
12-30-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,155
Posted By jillybird

A landlord cannot force a tenant out of a house...

A landlord cannot force a tenant out of a house on a day’s notice. If the tenant overstays, the landlord must file an action to evict him. With the COVID situation, even if Florida’s eviction...
12-30-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 897
Posted By jillybird

First off, it’s no 200 miles from Marathon to...

First off, it’s no 200 miles from Marathon to Miami. Offshore has been horrible the last few days. Today was 8 footers just off of Miami. Follow the channel obviously. Once north of Jewfish Creek...
Forum: Northeast
12-30-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,292
Posted By jillybird

The LP will be your best friend. We bought ours...

The LP will be your best friend. We bought ours two years ago for high speed trolling in the Bahamas, and it was painful to spend all that much on a fishing reel. But I have to say it’s been money...
Forum: Northeast
12-28-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,704
Posted By jillybird

Parappam, party boats have their place and offer...

Parappam, party boats have their place and offer a good value for guys who can't afford a charter, but a party boat is rarely an effective way to fish the canyons for tuna, with the exception of the...
12-23-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,185
Posted By jillybird

Much more hassle than it's worth IMHO. There are...

Much more hassle than it's worth IMHO. There are so many boats available to buy in your area. Why in the world would you buy one in Wisconsin when you can't truck it to NC because of the flybridge,...
12-23-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,149
Posted By jillybird

For sailfish, you can fish out of Ft. Pierce,...

For sailfish, you can fish out of Ft. Pierce, Stuart, Jupiter, or Palm Beach. There's no need to go further south. That's sailfish alley. The sailfish are just 2 miles offshore Palm Beach and just...
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