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  1. Planer board reels

    Stoneam where are u located? I just bought a spool at South Bay on empire in Rochester as for planner line 150 lbs power pro works real well I have never tried Spectra though Sent from my XT1080 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  2. Fishing trip

    are you specifically looking for walleye or just a different trip? late May hudson river striped bass fishing is a trip everyone should do at least once check out stripers247.com for some info
  3. I used to say the same thing about golf balls
  4. Baitfish

    small bluegill also make great bowfin bait. takes paitence but results in some monsters
  5. Headache from propane

    Stay hydrated I get migraines if I don't so always have Gatorade g 2 with me also a couple ibuprofen at the first sign of pain low risk high reward cold dry air sucks moisture like crazy especially as it warms like in your lungs and around your eyes when behind sunglasses Sent from my XT1080 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  6. Baitfish

    You can use them same day as long as you count them towards your daily limit you can transport within the transportation corridor along the lake. Fallfish chunks also work very well for cats Sent from my XT1080 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  7. Spring Browns

    whatever stick bait is hardest to get out of the box. orange and gold fire tiger/perch if i could only fish two forever it would be those two
  8. ISO vacation / rental

    http://www.cedargrovecamps.com/ from buffalo might be about 5 hours but has dock space a swiming area and a rec room with a tv and laundry. went here for many years with the family. good fishing and a nice change from trolling. a bout a half hour from A-bay in the 1000 islands for a nice day trip dont know how big your boat is but if its to much for the lake there are rentals available there
  9. Painting lead jigs...

    Liquid paint I forget the brand but it was next to the jig molds on the shelf open the jar grab the jig by the eye with a tool dip it in the jar than hang it from a clothsline or string to dry overtime the paint in the jar dries up but you could add thinner to it. I do my lead pouring in the driveway on a different day. With small jigs I found keep it simple and make lots I don't even paint them anymore I add color with a soft plastic or a bait or some hair Sent from my XT1080 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  10. Painting lead jigs...

    i found just straight dipping in the paint was the best coating. I would do them all white than do another color over that if desired if i just did the color over lead it wasn't as bright of a color. After a while though I stopped painting them all together because I found the jig body I used made more of a difference and with the head a dull color it just took that out of the equation. I also tie my own hair jigs now for stream trout and if i want color i use a color'd thread rather than painting the head. Its a fun hobby to get into making some of your own lures it helps pass the time you cant be on the water. My next goal i think is to try making my own stick baits
  11. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Raytheon-Raymarine-Pathfinder-Trunnion-Bracket-Mounting-Knobs-Set-of-2/322837670136?hash=item4b2a9fe8f8:g:WNUAAOSwUKxYenbQ&vxp=mtr found these on ebay they are for a different model so dont know if they would work or not your right for the level of unit you have you would think raymarine would help you out
  12. The right size bolt with a wingnut head? Maybe some o rings or a piece of rubber tubing on the bolt to get the tension if you wanna get really slick make a mold of the plastic part of the other knob and pour some epoxy in it around the bolt head 70 is ridiculous for that part Sent from my XT1080 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  13. to many wires going to my batteries

    I put a fuse block under my dash one on each side makes accessory's easy and fewer wires by the battery Sent from my XT1080 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  14. Spoon id question

    I have done very well for pike with silver casting mostly Sent from my XT1080 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  15. must be trib season a lot of people on edge i'm ready for next spring would even be happy skipping the hardwater