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old man

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  1. I have another goal;enter a fish in a tournament. It’s gotten ridiculous how many times I’ve been blanked. Everything I catch is 28” or a bass. Every Otisco tournament. Couple Chautauqua,couple Waneta,Syracuse,Fulton chain. Everything is short or a bass. Not looking to win, just get on the board. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  2. Get another season out of my broken down aching hands. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  3. I just read the pike are in the inlet now Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  4. Thanks all Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  5. I posted too quick. Is there a way to mount it without butchering my boat or should I just look for another one? Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  6. so I went to put this on tonight and my transom is too thick. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  7. Can’t believe I was in a bait shop that long and didn’t buy anything Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  8. while shopping for a new winch strap I came across a nice two speed winch. Seemed like just what this broke down old coot needed so I bought it. So my old one is up for grabs,no charge. Works fine,needs a strap. Located in Palmyra. Text me at 315 879 8787. Don’t call,I can’t hear it ring. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  9. Dang son,that’s a bunch of rubber. Not sure about selling that in Savannah. I haven’t been there since Kings drag strip closed. If that was mine I would break it up into lots of 5 or 6 and post in the classified section and plan on shipping it. Just my two cents. Good luck and tight lines. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  10. only one,huh? 4” red eye then. Copper. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  11. Today I read that chapter 70 and the DEC were going to put some stocked tigers in pens instead of directly into the lakes. As I understand it this would give the fish a chance to recover from the stress of transport and hopefully more would survive. Hat’s off to those involved and I hope it works. I witnessed the tiger stocking at Conesus once;disoriented fish were all over the launch and nearby shoreline. Nice job 70 and good luck. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  12. There are northerns that size around. There could be a lot more if the minimum size was raised and the creel limit reduced. The way pike get abused is a real shame. But if we restricted their harvest I guess they would “eat all the good fish “[emoji23] Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  13. I wish I could make this one but I have to work Friday night. Chad has pinned some real pigs including a 58”. Get there if you can and pick his brain. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  14. Makes sense. Maybe I’ll start turning the motor over every couple weeks in the winter. Sure I will [emoji12] Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  15. Agreed. The impellers I replace look like new. But the first failure messed up a vacation so I play it safe now. And like sk8man only the best oil and gas for me. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  16. 13 years is pretty good impeller life! Mine failed after the first year. The boat was still under warranty so I took it to the dealership where they nailed me $300 for it because impellers aren’t covered. I was kind of shocked to see the manual said to replace it yearly. Changing it every other year has worked for me though. I can do it in 20 minutes now. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  17. I have a 2008 merc 150. Mine is a efi,not the opti max. I bought it new. The first year it acted up and they replaced all the coils under warranty. I change the plugs and filters every year and the impeller every other. It has never failed or been in the shop for anything. (I probably just jinxed it) My 18 foot boat can just hit 50mph. I have no numbers but it seems to use a lot of fuel. I use a gallon of 2 stroke oil a year. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  18. I have a lowrance and a garmin on my boat. Both are 10 years old,outdated but they work. I’ve been wanting to upgrade for a few years now but when I research it gets too complicated and makes my head ache. There’s too much to choose from so I just get along knowing how deep it is and where the shoals are. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  19. Nice Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  20. 19’ boat no problem at Waneta. There’s a Boston Whaler out there all the time that’s at least 20. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  21. There is still enough water to launch. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  22. They pulled the docks this morning. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  23. I need some decent outerwear for fishing in the cold. What are you wearing and how do you like it? Thanks in advance. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  24. Still in today. Water is dirty,lot of algae still. Pike were snapping pretty good in 4fowspoons. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
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