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by TrackerPro16
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Riffe lake launch current water level?
Replies: 6
Views: 283

Re: Riffe lake launch current water level?

My wife and I go 'lure scrounging' down there when the water is really low and have always been able to launch, but it is a long steep back up to get down there!
by TrackerPro16
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: The Vise - Fly Patterns, Tying, Swap Events
Topic: Question about hook holder?
Replies: 3
Views: 529

Re: Question about hook holder?

I have some without hookholder's built in but just hook it on the base of the first guide. NOT THROUGH the guide itself, just to be clear. That or some part of the reel.
by TrackerPro16
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Trout and Kokanee Fishing
Topic: Crazy Kokanee Action!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 383

Re: Crazy Kokanee Action!!!

Nice vid! Now "Dad, SIT DOWN!" :cheers: How cute is that?
I have one manual Scotty (and one electric Big Jon) and a net just like that! Really like that net.
by TrackerPro16
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Products & Gear
Topic: Baitcaster Reel Recommendations $100
Replies: 8
Views: 557

Re: Baitcaster Reel Recommendations $100

Well, that was what I was going to recommend... That said, they were a Diawa reel with the Cabela's name on them. When I tried some I went both ways from $15 Chinese off Ebay to a more expensive one. What I ended up liking for price and function was the Diawa's in the $60-$100 range. I bought five ...
by TrackerPro16
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Products & Gear
Topic: Baitcaster Reel Recommendations $100
Replies: 8
Views: 557

Re: Baitcaster Reel Recommendations $100

Well, that was what I was going to recommend... That said, they were a Diawa reel with the Cabela's name on them. When I tried some I went both ways from $15 Chinese off Ebay to a more expensive one. What I ended up liking for price and function was the Diawa's in the $60-$100 range. I bought five f...
by TrackerPro16
Wed May 29, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Walleye and Panfish Sponsored By Mar Don Resort
Topic: Panfish Jig Fishing
Replies: 10
Views: 2916

Re: Panfish Jig Fishing

My first thing I try is usually drop shot, then jigging. I will keep switching up combo's until something works. I have had days where nothing worked then 'boom'! Hit the right combo/color and it's on! I have all kinds of jig shapes and sizes as well as colors of powerbaits and scents I will try, or...
by TrackerPro16
Wed May 29, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Saltwater Fishing
Topic: LAWSUIT UPDATE. THFWA VS WDFW ROUND 1: VICTORY!
Replies: 2
Views: 292

Re: LAWSUIT UPDATE. THFWA VS WDFW ROUND 1: VICTORY!

It will be interesting to see what comes of this. As long as it remains constructive it is good to have more input.
by TrackerPro16
Fri May 17, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Trout and Kokanee Fishing
Topic: Okuma Kokanee Aveon Combo Product Review
Replies: 2
Views: 190

Re: Okuma Kokanee Aveon Combo Product Review

I had (have) two of the Okuma Kokanee rods and they really suck! I mean, I only got to fish with them for a couple months before they got hit and the last section broke! Had to sleeve the last section of both rods. Oh! Before I hit them (they were together) and broke the top sections in half? Awesom...
by TrackerPro16
Sun May 12, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Saltwater Fishing
Topic: North of Falcon: A Dismal Failure in Co-Management
Replies: 4
Views: 282

Re: North of Falcon: A Dismal Failure in Co-Management

The WDFW and The Tribes have been working with each other and using and working with science to set limits, check fish returns, and check water conditions for a whole lot of years now. I have lived and fished in Washington my entire life and can see the improvements, concerns and efforts of the WDFW...
by TrackerPro16
Fri May 10, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Saltwater Fishing
Topic: North of Falcon: A Dismal Failure in Co-Management
Replies: 4
Views: 282

Re: North of Falcon: A Dismal Failure in Co-Management

Well, to play the devils advocate, I didn't really see anything in the reading that convinced me there was a "failure" or 'diabolical plot'. Mostly I see 'We don't like it'.
by TrackerPro16
Wed May 08, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Lake Washington??
Replies: 4
Views: 342

Re: Lake Washington??

I might add that if there are Asian or Russian folks fishing nearby they will often accept carp happily. They don't have the same 'fish snobbery' us Westerners have...
by TrackerPro16
Wed May 08, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Stocked Trout Fishing
Replies: 3
Views: 264

Re: Stocked Trout Fishing

First thing is, it is fishing. Sometimes nothing works. There is a local lake that is stocked I have fished over the years and I have been skunked many times. With stocked fish sometimes you can try and match color and size with what the WDFW is feeding them, if they are newly released, to get a bit...
by TrackerPro16
Wed May 08, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Lake Washington??
Replies: 4
Views: 342

Re: Lake Washington??

This comes up every now and then. You can bowfish carp in most lakes. Lake Washington included. You have to be careful with some (Greenlake for one) as people and the Parks people get excited about someone with a bow. I had a woman at Greenlake ask me if I was "Shooting the pretty fish". I told her ...
by TrackerPro16
Wed May 08, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Saltwater Fishing
Topic: Confused
Replies: 4
Views: 337

Re: Confused

Also book talks about a fast decent device for all bottom fishing? You can make your own if you wish, but the new ones are adjustable for depth and they don't poke a hole in the fish's mouth. I have one I use in deep lakes and have watched fish swim off on my Panoptics after they were released at 1...
by TrackerPro16
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Saltwater Fishing
Topic: Surf Fishing Washington Shoreline
Replies: 16
Views: 983

Re: Surf Fishing Washington Shoreline

Lastly and most important: watch the waves. I get knocked down from time to time--I don't move very fast and it is unpleasant and dangerous to get hit by waves over your knees Ain't that the truth! I have taken to wearing my inflatable after a couple 'near misses'. You have 'minutes' if you get swe...
by TrackerPro16
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Saltwater Fishing
Topic: Surf Fishing Washington Shoreline
Replies: 16
Views: 983

Re: Surf Fishing Washington Shoreline

"Man, I miss surf fishing. Gotta get back to it. Go on YouTube and watch some Florida coast shark surf fishing. You will literally consider moving, and wonder why we mess with surf perch. (But we take what we can). (-:" 'Bigger isn't always better". At least I have been told that in other area's......
by TrackerPro16
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: Merc 4hp 4 stroke
Replies: 9
Views: 474

Re: Merc 4hp 4 stroke

While Sideburns covered it pretty well, I will second his third ( =D> ) and favorite part about fuel vaporizing. Could be a thermostat that is sticking or, if the engine was run in salt water, the cooling passages getting plugged up. That would all come down to heat. If it gets too hot the fuel syst...
by TrackerPro16
Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Here Pikey Pikey...
Topic: My Idaho Pike record is now OFFICIAL !!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1717

Re: My Idaho Pike record is now OFFICIAL !!!

How cool is that?!?! Congratulations!
by TrackerPro16
Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Saltwater Fishing
Topic: Surf Fishing Washington Shoreline
Replies: 16
Views: 983

Re: Surf Fishing Washington Shoreline

Fish the west side of Westport The beach is steeper there. It levels out as it gets down to Grayland. Keep in mind you only need 2'-3' of water. If you are having luck in Grayland, why change?