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About EKoselny

  • Birthday 03/01/1976

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    Rochester, NY
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    Sandy Creek Launch

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  1. EKoselny

    electric wench

    I use a Powerwinch RC23 for my 21' Striper. I have never had an issue with it. The remote control makes it super easy to load the boat. Well worth the money compared to hand cranking the boat on the trailer.
  2. EKoselny

    Meat substitute

    I bought a couple direct from MC Rockets. After the $ exchange it worked out to be pretty close to what you can find in the few bait shops that carry them. Plus the owner included a free one with my order and a hand written note that saying that it was his best color so he suggested I give it a try. I have never run real meat so I cant give you a comparison. I also use herring oil or Kishels scent and let them soak in the bag. I have caught a few nice fish on them.
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  4. bump..... anyone????
  5. Any one have a Moor Sub Troll probe they would like to get rid of??
  6. EKoselny

    Adding another battery

    You should definitely add another battery to have a back-up in case something drains the battery you are running on. Take a look at the BlueSea Add-A-Battery Kit. You can run your motor off one battery and electronics off another, and then have both available if you need to start the motor in an emergency.
  7. Is the swing-away tongue the 3" x 3" size? Also, does it include the hardware and centering punch?
  8. EKoselny

    Wave forecast

    These are a couple that I use: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/zone/gtlakes/bufmz.htm https://graphical.weather.gov/sectors/bufMarineWeek.php
  9. EKoselny

    Cannon mag 10 cable change

    I did mine a few years ago, it not that difficult. Replacing the cable should not affect the auto stop at all. After you unscrew the side plate the old cable is connected with spade terminals. I cant remember if the new cable came with spade ends or if I had to buy them and crimp them on. I think you have to drill out the hole in the housing a little bigger for the new cable to fit in. There is a bushing that comes with the cable that will secure the cable into this hole. When I installed mine I remember that new cable was still too thick to fit into this bushing so I just used a utility knife to carefully cut a small notch in the cable jacket to fit it in. When you put to the side cover on you dont want to use normal silicone, there is some chemical in it that does not play nice with the electronics. I am pretty sure I just used the GE Silicon 2 that is sold at Home Depot because this does not contain that particular chemical.
  10. EKoselny

    How to restore oxidized/chalky fiberglass

    I have a bass boat that had some pretty bad oxidation going on. I tried a couple of the oxidation removers that are available at West Marine and they did not do much to help it. I looked around online and found stuff called Buff Magic and decided to give it a try. I bought a cheap variable speed polisher from Harbor Freight and followed the directions from a couple of videos that I watched. I was very pleased with how this stuff took most of the oxidation off, even after a single use. I wound up doing two passes over the whole boat and then a couple coats of the Buff Magic wax product. I have to say the boat looks pretty good now. I am definitely happy that I tried this stuff. http://shurhold.com/buff-magic/ I bought in on Amazon, it was a little cheaper.
  11. EKoselny

    Coated downrigger cable

    Since Moor stopped making the Subtroll this is the company that is now selling all Moor parts: http://www.esgdirect.com/trolling.html
  12. EKoselny

    Moor Sub Troll Problems

    Check the RCA connector between the antenna and the cable that goes to the display. The RCA connectors that come with the unit tend to rust pretty easy and you will loose a lot of your signal with rusty connections. I replaced the cable on mine with one that has nice gold plated connectors and I also cut off and replaced the one on the antenna side as well.
  13. EKoselny

    catch and release.

    How do you burp the fish? Do you mean use a needle to bleed the air out of its swim bladder, or can you just force the air out somehow?
  14. EKoselny

    hammer head cowbells

    Henchens Marina in Henderson Harbor has a lot of Hammerheads, dont think they have any Gambler rigs though. They do sell some individual spin-n-glo's though.
  15. I fished Sandy from 9:00 till 1:00 today and the best fishing was in about 140' of water. We marked some fish all the way out to 250' but all our bites were at 140. Best rig was a FLT pro-troll flasher with a green fly. Flasher was a white blade with some UV tape on one side and some green and black painted on the other. 2-kings, 2-steelies, one laker, two dropped fish.