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Forum: The Salty Dogs 10-14-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,428
Posted By w-fly
Re: How many tuna trip did you go out

Only 4 this year :(
(i typically get 10-12)

Numerous B-10/Ocean trips with the kid & seems like every Saturday had windy conditions forecasted. Big freezer is full of salmon, but my friends and...
Forum: Life in General 10-14-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,421
Posted By w-fly
Re: Tundra, Tacoma, 4 Runner

I have a 2005 Sequoia and tow my 22' Stabicraft.

I believe loaded my boat/trailer is ~5K lbs (relatively light by ocean standards). I have slightly more HP & 1 more gear in the trans vs. the...
Forum: Ifish Community 10-04-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 258,818
Posted By w-fly
Re: Official 2014 Buoy 10 Thread

On buddies boat, We started late and ended early...got 7 for 3 rods ... Anchovies and plug cut herring both worked. 25 feet to bottom on counter in 30-40 fow above bridge wa side.

If you happen...
Forum: Ifish Community 09-07-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 258,818
Posted By w-fly
Windy today....lots of takedowns that didn't...

Windy today....lots of takedowns that didn't stick...and fish lost during fight. We were above tongue with the crowd.. Nice flurry of coho on incomong... one cookie cutter nook landed and a pig lost...
Forum: The Salty Dogs 07-30-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,778
Posted By w-fly
Re: Blue fin rumors ... nevermind

We stopped as we crossed a huge raft of dead purple jellies at about 25-30 miles out last week, as we saw small baitfish jumping. Finder marking solid from 10-30' down for a large area, also were...
Forum: The Salty Dogs 07-28-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By w-fly
Re: Garmin Users FYI

Thanks for the heads up! My plotter screen is starting to look like a solid concentration of dots...was trying to clean them up on the finder = ouch.
Forum: The Salty Dogs 07-25-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,769
Posted By w-fly
Re: LI Tuna Tuesday!

Huge thanks to Dylan for rescuing my orphaned cooler full of loins we left at the cleaning station :palm: & delivering it to me on his way to PDX :applause:

The two kids I had on board were so...
Forum: The Salty Dogs 07-21-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,769
Posted By w-fly
Re: LI Tuna Tuesday!

Looks like I'm in too...
Forum: The Salty Dogs 07-11-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,552
Posted By w-fly
Re: Little Italy on Saturday...bad day to be a tuna!

See you guys Saturday...

Still deciding to let the crew sleep in or launch super early, do you guys know if the bar was restricted this AM on the outgoing?
Forum: The Salty Dogs 07-09-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,043
Posted By w-fly
Re: Motor problems

I've got 2 X EFI 90HP Motors:

I use boats.net for blow up pics for finding parts:

Not sure I've got the right model you have:...
Forum: The Salty Dogs 04-23-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,964
Posted By w-fly
Re: Opinions on a boat

I had a '91 2002 for a few years before my Stabicraft, and I don't regret buying it one bit.

I got a great deal, and sold it for more than I paid for it (but I did a lot of work getting it dialed...
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 12-17-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 72,494
Posted By w-fly
Re: fly gear for trade...List here ONLY!

Want:

Tuna capable 12wt rod
Nautilus NV 12wt
Have: (can add cash to any trade as well)

Reels:

Waterworks Lamson velocity 3 (1st gen)
Rods:
Forum: The Salty Dogs 10-30-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,350
Posted By w-fly
Re: How many rods do you run for tuna?

Like others, I usually run 3-5 when bite is decent. 5-7 when prospecting, and even up to 9-11 (2 in hand) when I'm really desperate :palm:.
Forum: The Salty Dogs 10-23-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By w-fly
Pictures from 46029

Maybe this is old news, but I recently realized this buoy has hourly pictures.

http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=46029
...
Forum: The Salty Dogs 09-14-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,689
Posted By w-fly
Smile Re: Tuna Saturday LI

Where are the live reports???

I'm busted up on the sofa recovering from a bum gallbladder that was extracted... at my favorite time of the year - guess I'll see how I'm feeling next week.
...
Forum: The Salty Dogs 08-28-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,891
Posted By w-fly
Re: Tuna within 20 miles?

on 8/17, TrailerSailor called out some number 20 miles from the tips, slightly south, he had caught a fair amount of fish at that morning, we rolled by on our way back from 50 out, and managed to...
Forum: The Salty Dogs 08-12-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,656
Posted By w-fly
I've seen 2 threshers jump in the last few...

I've seen 2 threshers jump in the last few years... One really close to the boat.

Sent from my HTC VLE_U using Tapatalk 4
Forum: Ifish Community 12-14-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,918
Posted By w-fly
Re: Felt vs rubber wading boots

I've been a fan of the LLbean rivertread wading boots for a over a decade - been able to outperform anything else I or my buddies have tried.

If you act quick they have the last generation of...
Forum: Boat and Motor Tech 09-14-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,393
Posted By w-fly
Re: 225vs. Twin 115's

I think you'll get slightly less performance w/ the similar combined HP twins, mainly due to drag and weight.

What brand boat and motor are you considering?


My boat has twin honda 90s,...
Forum: Boat and Motor Tech 09-14-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,459
Posted By w-fly
Re: King Starboard

Tapp was a lot more expensive when I quoted both last month.
Forum: The Salty Dogs 09-14-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,141
Posted By w-fly
Re: Little Italy Longfins on Saturday

Any reports on if the fog lifted further west? (bar cam still looking foggy)
Forum: Boat and Motor Tech 09-06-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,459
Posted By w-fly
Re: King Starboard

Bumping up and old thread to share some info - Threeweight did some searching around and found this place, they deal mostly commercial but will sell you full sheets, they stock white and can order...
Forum: Boat and Motor Tech 09-05-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By w-fly
Re: VHF uniden 425 issue

Let me know if you figure it out my Uniden has recently flaked out on the RX side.
Forum: The Salty Dogs 09-05-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,506
Posted By w-fly
Re: tuna distance Garibaldi

You can try the NOAA coastwatch browser. Great tutorials in the archives.

http://coastwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/coastwatch/CWBrowser.jsp

I'd give you a brief primer but I'm on my phone :)
Forum: The Salty Dogs 09-03-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,187
Posted By w-fly
Re: Need Your Upgrade Ideas: Grady 232/F26, Whaler 235/255 or ???

Probably should have said I'm looking at ~23-27' ish boat, since I like to jump around ports a bit.

squeeg - that is a good looking boat, I'll have to check into that brand.

Reel Song - i like...
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