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About Firechief48

  • Birthday 03/02/1964

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  • Location
    Port Ewen NY
  • Home Port
    Little Salmon River
  • Boat Name
    Knot Her's

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  1. All my rods for Kings are mediums. My line is 30lb Sea Flea. Some guys just run 30 and now even 40lb mono just because it helps fight off the fleas not because that heavy of line is needed for the fish.
  2. Sea sick

    X3 on the Sea Bands. I carry 2 sets on my boat and unlike the others that need to be taken ahead of time they'll work even if you put them on after you're sick. I myself have never had to use them but those on my boat that have always had great results.
  3. New to the game

    X2 on this site for great deals. If you're buying new though I don't think you can beat TDR rigger rods or Eagle Claw diver rods for the money. My rigger rods see also 81/2' but my divers are 10'
  4. homemade planer board mast

    X2 except mine are on top
  5. Newb Questions (Bear with me)

    The Harrisburg show is a great show, we go every year but not much toward fishing big water. Can't give you any advice that wasn't already given by other guys here except good buys on here in the classified section also.
  6. 4.3 mercruiser issues

    I went thru all this also including pulling the pickup tube and completely draining the tank and filling with fresh fuel. In the end it was timing. I discounted the timing because it would idle and up to 3000 rpms just fine, after that it was rough and cutting out. My buddy says boats have to be adjusted under load? Don't know but it sure fixed my problem.
  7. 4.3 mercruiser issues

    I had the same problem with my Volvo Penta. Changed filters, made it better for a bit. Cleaned and drained fuel system, made it better for a bit. Sometimes it would go good, sometimes like it was starving for fuel. Marina even changed prop, no difference just wasn't getting RPM's. For 2 years my buddy at work kept telling me he thought it was timing. He ended up taking a ride with me and he was right. He fixed it in 15 seconds.
  8. Leader question

    I'snt that the truth. My dipsey rods are 10' so that's about what I keep my leaders and they're 30lb.
  9. Downrigger weights

    I'll second Troutmans torpedoes, he makes them in different weights.
  10. Tuff Decisions

    I'm with Legacy, 2 rigger, 2 wire divers and 2 coppers and run sliders off the rigger rods.

    #1 - Atommik Glow Hammer #2 - Atommik Pro Am U/V Both all conditions
  12. 1 - 32 lb King 2 - Coho 3 - Spring Steelhead
  13. Uses for 2” spoons

    Definitely run them as sliders. They work great for steelies and cohos but I've had kings take them also.
  14. ColdWater Tackle burn

    Yes that's too bad. I guess they could think someone was trying to scam them but all they would have to do is send more for the $45 it cost them but instead they'll loose customers, not very good business to me. I've said before there are plenty good mail order houses and I try to buy local but if not FishUSA gets my business. Never had a problem and they're quick.