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CopperJohn

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  1. Mike, The boat will be at Stixs. Motel until Saturday St Rt. 104B and Co Rt. 6. It has side curtains and back drop curtains. Does not have storage curtain over the back deck. I have no idea how many hours on the boat, the meter says 1253. I will be up to the lake this Thursday thru Saturday. My cell is 518- four nine 6-06four nine. I will be pulling my other boat and closing my camper. My cell signal is poor at my residence. John
  2. Price is reduced to 6,000, Sept 15th I will part out if it is not sold. Been in storage six years Last started three years ago. 1995 Penn Yan 223 Rage, 4.3 L 6 cylinder, Alpha out drive, Simrad AP12 auto pilot, Uniden UM525 radio, AirMar B60 thru hull transducer ( compatible with most brand fish finders), Heavy Duty Aluminum fold down arch, Johnson Aquajet wash down pump 70 psi., spar prop,, trax tracs, Aluminum bar and tracks for electronics, maroon soft top w/drop curtains, one battery and set up for another with switch, Blue Sea fuse panel, another fuse panel in transom for riggers, caravan galvanized double axle trailer. I don't have prices for parts until the 15th, but I am thinking. trailer - $1500., arch - $1000., auto pilot- $1000, outdrive- $1000, motor complete w/ starter, etc.- $2000, spare prop- $100, radio - $75, wash down pump-$ 75, hull w/transducer
  3. Don't forget wire leaders, for open water just about any 4 or 5 inch spoon works, for in the weeds a weed less Johnson silver minnow in gold color works best
  4. Well all the swamp lovers are happy! All the animals and fish that died off years ago will be coming back.
  5. Nice propaganda piece - - without one fact presented. And they won ! The Lake level is so high now that in most small water marinas off the lake you can't leave a boat in a slip and go home. Storms will put a boat on top of a dock. Flooding is a major concern.
  6. A few years ago when there were a lot of problems with cormorants and DEC was oiling the eggs, the DEC had reports on there website saying what they were doing and what it cost. One island they landed on to oil eggs had no cormorants on the island. They found one raccoon on the island. I mentioned it on the thread and a week later all the reports were taken of the site. I think they thought fisherman would live trap raccoons to save them money. Maybe more raccoons will swim out to the islands. I sure hope so.
  7. Too late for this year, but in the late winter when the days are warm and the snow is thin, go for a walk all around your house, any woods within a half mile, they leave tracks when they go tree to tree, they also leave branch clippings on the snow under the tree they are feeding on,mostly from hemlock. It is good exercise and they are out in the sun on warm days, easy to spot.
  8. Very interesting, what where you catching ? steelhead ? landing one for every three sloppy hook sets ? How many lips were you landing ?
  9. I had neck surgery 14 years ago, I waited too long to have the surgery. I ended up with nerve damage which because of the pain gradually reduced my strength. I hated to give up bow hunting, so I purchased a $200 Barnet crossbow two years ago, last year I got my first deer with it.
  10. Missed your report three weeks ago, how did you do ?
  11. A few years ago I read a thread on the Finger Lakes Section with fishermen complaining about college students intentionally cutting across the stern of trolling fishermen close enough to take out all the lines with their keel. It was a long thread. I suggested fisherman attach an orange float to a grapple hook and 100 ft. of rope trail it when they approach, if they intentionally cut across, reel in what lines you can, when they contact the rope, hit the gas and take their rudder back home with you. The next day a professor replied " don't do that, I will stop them immediately, with all sorts of apologies " I wonder how long the professor had been watching the thread. Do not try the grapple with a larger blow boat.
  12. Wow Oscar ! Nice Musky I didn't think they came this far south. Please share the lure and depth with us. CJ
  13. Late report, I fished Friday from 5 am to 1 pm, three skippies, had to go past 120 ft. to get temp. on bottom below 59 degrees, had to go past 300 fow to get below 53 degree with probe 130 ft. down, scattered hooks, I hope we get some east wind before my next trip
  14. I will be there this Thurs. thru Sunday give a call and I will pull it out .
  15. I will let you know when it is out, last time I was up it still had a lot of boats in front of it.
  16. Hi Tin Cup, Does that have a wash down pump ? Nice looking boat. CopperJohn
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