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Adm Byrd

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About Adm Byrd

  • Birthday 02/12/1959

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Clifton Springs
  • Interests
    Fishing, Hunting, Motorcycling
  • Home Port
    Seneca, Canandaigua & Sodus
  • Boat Name
    There's One

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  1. Les and I hit the water about 3, went west and started off Ginna in 150', worked back and forth between 100' & 150', marks but no hits. It was HOT out there but no flies and no fleas. Finally migrated out as we saw a couple boats trolling in and had a little action from 250' to 400'. Ended with a picture perfect sunset. All fish small & thrown back in. 105' rigger was the hottest, nothing at all on wire.
  2. Mike, I had to put one of his flies on to keep him complacent knowing he wouldn't get a hit on his whacky baits. Les neglected to mention his netting style on the larger salmon; you might refer to it as a chop or hatchet swing which sent the king sounding with my line a "c" hair away from the kicker prop then out around my rigger cable with a 6' cheater dragging behind - how all that ended up working out I'll never know! It really is bizarre how the fishing is so different every time you go out - I expected steelie hits in the mid depths but never a touch on our cheaters or the copper. We marked very little bait & very few fish all day other than lakers near the bottom. Bustersit: my wife got me the shirt and I do appreciate it. I'm hoping we can get Hop out there at some point this season - I'm looking forward to some fresh stories on Les's past to enjoy hearing about!
  3. We caught a laker still fishing sawbellies on Canandaigua many years ago in 160 FOW, when I cleaned it, it had a partially digested mouse in its belly. Not quite on your theme but interesting none the less.
  4. If you peel the sticker off yours Les, it has #13 written on the actual card!
  5. https://samsenparks.com/samsen-at-sampson/ 'ps://samsenparks.com/wp-content/uploads/samsen-sampson-numbering-cabins-seasonal-sites-012220.pdf Wife and I took a ride down there - lots of construction - lots of cabins. Came home and found this website and a map of the near future, camp store is already completed.
  6. Tractor Supply or Runnings possibly, NAPA could get one. Most trailer centers, possibly some marinas, I believe there is a trailer dealer up on Rte 104 that stocks parts.
  7. Be gentle? A lot of us haven't gotten out yet we're hungry for any fishing reports. The weather hasn't been nice so be thankful you got out, I, for one am jealous. Please keep up your posts and enjoy this site.
  8. The Lakers in Seneca will be running scared (or laughing hysterically). After seeing you the other afternoon I knew you had it bad but I wasn't prepared for this I though you where saving those googly eyes for the bottom of your boat, do they come in blue? Or chartreuse?
  9. My first thought was is the boat too light in the bow allowing the breeze to grab it?
  10. My latest is using a new roll of TP and finding out it's only single ply! Last week I cleaned the boat barn with a vacuum.
  11. I have frequented this site at least twice a day for years, enjoyed the banter immensely, learned more than I could ever give back and on a hectic day nothing is more relaxing than a couple minutes on LOU. Until last Thursday. I can't believe people I feel so much in common with are so selfish as to endanger all of us over a fish! A fish that will be there still when we get back out there. The excuses I read are absurd. This virus is transferable for several days before it actively attacks you - you will not know till its too late, no you may not die but you will infect someone who will infect someone and they may die. I work as support to people in the health care field, first responders do not have unlimited access to protection equipment, how would you like to worry about the outcome of every patient you deal with? Would you worry about bringing it back to those you care about. Lets look at the nursing home system, my mother in law is in one that's in lock down, she suffers from dementia and none of her family can visit her let alone try to explain why she thinks she's in prison. If you have been hiding under a rock let me tell you all our hospitals are now locked down as well - no visitors. I love the political banter on this site but guys, this ain't politics, no one knew this was coming or to what extent, we couldn't possibly afford to have enough medical equipment on hand to be ready for something that may show up every century. Those of you whining about your rights have forgotten you can't exercise these rights without respect for others and the system, maybe you should go to China and see how you feel. I hope people can really think about what truly is important and I hope those of us who can, can influence a few others. Happy Easter
  12. Seastar hydraulic steering was best upgrade I've done to my boat, allows you several choices of autopilot and most everyone likes the one they have. I converted a merc alpha 1 gen 1 from factory hydraulic power steering and ez steer linked my kicker to main outdrive
  13. these kids pictures makes me / us smile. Great way to teach patience to our children.
  14. And miss out all the fun of learning from your mistakes, could get boring!!!
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