on the lam

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  1. Lund check your pm Sent from my SM-G930V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  2. My Sea Ray has semi prop pockets. Im pretty sure they did from 97 til 2000 for the Express Cruiser models. It drafts 3ft Not bad for a 16k lb boat.
  3. NJ and PA have the largest black bears in North America. The current record in NJ is 829 lbs My bro in law is sitting on the pending state record bow kill from 2016 at 679 dressed. Est. live weight of 800. I live in northern NJ backed up to watershed and we are loaded with bears. But that north woods bear at that size is a real trophy. Congrats Sent from my SM-G930V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  4. Good info Bearcat.... regarding Sea Rays, Trojans and Tiaras. Its pretty clear the designer's never in their wildest dreams thought those desirable models we are familiar with on Lake Ontario would have become the fishing platforms they became. Imo it was purely an accident that the wide body cockpits became popular with big lake trollers. PY, Baha, designers had trollers in mind, so it seems. Sent from my SM-G930V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  5. This is purely a personal preference opinion as previously mentioned. But if your talking great lakes trolling, the one thing the big lakes have over all other lakes is BIG water. So imo the need for stability is paramount. If you cant control the boat, you cant control speed, or direction thus your at a disadvantage in catching fish. As mentioned previously, length by width is the primary concern when choosing a platform. If your in tbe market for a 26 ft boat, look for the widest beam in that class. Tiaras, Trojans S. for the big lakes. Im a Sea Ray guy. My past boats were 25x10 28x11.6 and now 33x13.6. But in the end, its all preference and affordability. Sent from my SM-G930V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  6. Browns and lakers don't occupy the same water. If your looking strictly for browns look where 55 to 60 degrees intersects the bottom. If you can add structure to that all the better. Spoon size could depend on the day so try all sizes until they tell you what they want. I would go with lighter spoons like stingers or evil eyes and troll them slow, 1.8 to 2.2. DR/Moore. Good luck Sent from my SM-G930V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  7. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10159382162315089&id=10150112856525089 Sent from my SM-G930V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  8. Dont use em. 50lb mono. Way better hook up rate. There is not a fish that swims in the lake that will break it, and if it fails its operator error. Sent from my SM-G930V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  9. for sale : usa

    Good luck with the sale. Sent from my SM-G930V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  10. 100 to 700. Deeper being more consistent Sent from my SM-G930V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  11. The fishing in Oswego is as good as its ever been. Get there now Sent from my SM-G930V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  12. The calibration feature becomes more useful when you want to calibrate your FH to match a different brand speed n temp probe. I calibrated my FH down .4 to match my Depth Raider. Sent from my SM-G930V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  13. 40# Big Game[emoji106][emoji106] Sent from my SM-G930V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  14. Ive never seen or heard of anyone intentionally netting a king from behind? Reason being is when they feel the net they usually explode and could swim out? If your talking 3 lb. FLX lakers maybe it doesnt matter. Sent from my SM-G930V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  15. Head first always, they can't swim backwards. Sent from my SM-G930V using Lake Ontario United mobile app