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DocWet

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  • Gender
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  • Location
    Erie, PA
  • Interests
    Fishing, Hunting, Decoys
  • Home Port
    WCAA, Fairview, PA
  • Boat Name
    The Right Stuff

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  1. Permethrins (Livestock insecticide) 2/3 oz. to 1 Gal H20...
  2. You will find out that trolling a staight line results in less fish caught...I know from experience. The boat that cannot troll a straight line always catches more fish. Rgards, Doc W.
  3. Evinrude out of the outboard engine business for good in 6/ 2020. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  4. Made this vise 45 years ago from SS key stock...and am still using it. No welding, Simple hand tools, ball pein hammer, drill press, files, buffer. Cheers, Docwet .
  5. We used to go to Ontario to fish for the big salmon and trout.

    In August and September with the zephyrs so balmy and light,

    We'd do the Lake Ontario shuffle by day and sometimes by night.

    3 to 4 ft waves with a wind chop on top was a typical day's ramble.

    Later, dining at the Three Bridges Inn was always a gamble.

    Spending lots to catch a little was our usual days sum.

    Our guide friend Jim would sometimes show us the way.

    At times, we were lucky to find our way back at the end of the day.

  6. A history of OMC and Johnson is available on U-Tube. A Johnson outboard (150 hp) that needed rebuilt after several hundred hours of running showed the rod journals were .004" undersize. This engine was put back together and traded for an Evinrude of similar size. I never heard of any problems with the Evinrude. Many people of my aquaintance who owned Johnson engines have gotten out of boating completely. Cheers, DocWet , (Everything has limitations...and I hate limitations.)
  7. Isn't this the guy whose wife was calling from the Coast Guard Station to...Please come home sir!
  8. I'm the one who suggested a No. 44 Sutton behind a 3/0 Dodger and connected to a Flyrod loaded with mono. instead of flyline for rainbow trout trolling. Cheers, DocWet
  9. I always save the cheek meat (For me)...give the rest away.
  10. Wrap anything with bacon and we'll eat it...
  11. F**k that **** @ $ 28.00/ lb...who needs it...Use high pressure Car wash & quarters.
  12. Local High Pressure car wash and $10 worth of quarters...might have to scrub the zebra mussels off the outdrive...or use Clorox & water, 50/50 and 104 F hot water...kills 'em outright. Touch up anti-fouling paint where needed. Cheers, DocWet
  13. Get AwlGrip (US Paint) and appropriate prep. for aluminum. Buy Flexo sprayer (no need for compressed air). Leave bottom unpainted or spray Awlgrip Anti-fouling paint if mooring is envisioned. ps: Don't forget to replace any loose rivets and cracked ribs. Cheers, DocWet
  14. Installed 200# Hi-Seas braid and much less cable singing...Also added 3' of 400# mono at the bitter end to cushion weight. See pix.
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