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killer_kerry27

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  1. I built my own rod trees with aluminum tubing and clamp on adjustable angle and position rod holders. Got a flanged base and mounted it. Also put on planer board masts on them. I used springs on the planer pulley and shock absorbers at the boards to not ware down the masts. Overall they work great you can move them all around in different angles and cost a way lot less than anything you could buy. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  2. I fished Monday/Tuesday and there were lots of fleas Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  3. Go to Cayuga. All the lakers you could possibly ask for. We got about 40 last week in taughannock surrounding area Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  4. Thanks Brian. I have inlines, they pull great but can be cumbersome with 400 copper and a king on the line! Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  5. Stayed at Taughannock for our annual week at Cayuga. Fished cayuga Sunday to Wednesday and hit fair haven Thursday. At Cayuga we did about 70 fish in the 4 days we fished. The first three days were mostly lakers as we were fishing deeper water and moving all over the place. The last day my buddy and I wanted to change it up so we trolled some shallower water and caught a ton of silvers but all very small. We did get the grand slam though that day getting 2 rainbows, 2 lakers, 5-6 small LL’s, and about 15 browns. That was cool even if they were small. We stopped netting fish and taking pictures because we were catching so many in those 4 days with beautiful weather! Only kept some lakers the first day, about 7 of them and were catch and release the rest of the trip. Biggest fish were lakers around 9.5 pounds, and a lot of that size. Couldn’t break 10 pounds! Great time and great weather. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  6. Little late on the post as I have been staying on Cayuga with bad service. Fished fair haven on 27Jun with my two buddies and hit the water around 7 after making the long trek up. We had just set the downriggers up and my buddy was letting a 10 color out when it start to pull hard and he looked at me and I’m like you’re right that’s a fish!! Anyway, the day followed suit and we limited out going 9 for 12. Mostly high teen Kings with some slightly smaller ones in there as well. We had 2 doubles which was hectic but a lot of fun. Everything was working, riggers, dipsys, and 400 copper ( ending breaking off my 400 copper due to bad condition which is my fault). Spoons, FF, meat all did it. This was my first limit as I am still learning the art of salmon fishing so I was pretty excited. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  7. I recently put masts on my boat to start running big boards. I had a set of super skis like the ones below. My question is does anyone else use them and like them? They don’t seem to plane hard enough even with ideal speed in ideal weather. They seem to drift back more than I like and doesn’t allow me to get my coppers out far enough from the boat as I would like. Just wondering if there is any tuning that may make them run better or any suggestions on better boards. I don’t want to build my own. I have enough work on my hands! Appreciate the help. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  8. I’ve had dipsys twists before similar to your experience. I use braid so I don’t get cut but does make for a rough heavy reel back in. I blame my letting out too fast and also in the finger lakes I usually put cowbells with gambler rig on the dipsys near the bottom with sometimes hitting the bottom depending on boat speed and depth changes. Subtle bumps on the bottom but my guess is it causes the dipsey to bounce and go around the lines and twist. I have to work on my dipsey depths a little but it produces fish so it makes me hard headed to change sometimes [emoji51]. Always let out with the clicker and let out slow as mentioned. I usually keep my thumb on the spool to make it go out with some resistance as well. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  9. I am trying to do this as well. I plan on running the second line to my kicker off my separator with the check valves as well. Will my kicker have an issue pulling from the main fuel tank if the main I/o engine is off? Or will the kicker create its own vacuum to pull and I should not have an issue? Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  10. Nice work Justin Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  11. Anyone ever try running one behind the Yakima big als fish flash? Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  12. Hello all, Looking for some replacement treble hook ideas for flies. I have some blood run impalers to try but wondering what you all had to say. I had two hooks straighten on an atommik fly this weekend on a big king and don’t want that happening again. Thanks all. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  13. I had my kicker plate cracking in the middle like that too, definitely from trailering. Luckily no issues but I took that plate off and bought a custom cut to the same size plate of very thick UHMW plastic. Drilled everything out including the recesses for the screw and washers. Very strong when screwed put in with locktite. No problems since. I like the metal ones shown here as well. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  14. Nice boat and good fishing Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  15. Was fine down by taughannock this week but will probably get bad since wt was around 65 as of thursday Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  16. Mostly 110-120 fow with 1 or 2 fish out around 150. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  17. Little late on the post but took a break from Cayuga and went to fair haven for the day. Landed 6 missed 2. Majority of fish came off flasher fly’s on dipsys and copper. Overall good day. Fleas were trouble. Time to go to the mono! Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  18. They were bad in fair haven on Tuesday when I was there Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  19. We got a similar fish this week as well. Caught it in Cayuga though. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  20. Ran out of taughannock around 6 pm to test run boat before more fishing. Ran 5 rods caught 4 missed 3. 2 lakers 2 ll. Had a triple on. Good quick day. All released. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  21. Ran two boats with 4 guys total up to fish Otisco and Owasco on Thursday the 31st we planned to fish Owasco the first day, Cayuga the second day, and then go to Otisco. Thursday high winds forced us to fished otisco. Ran into the browns to make the day interesting. Friday was better weather so we went to Owasco. Landed a number of good size lakers, a couple rainbows and a nice 11 lb northern. Fished the afternoon on Friday at Otisco with a slow bite only managing 1 walleye which is the only one of the trip. Saturday fished otisco to no avail. Managed two small mouths between the two boats but ran into Justin who was kind enough to pass along some info. Thanks again Justin. Sunday ran a redemption trip to Owasco for a quick trip and battled high winds but managed a number of good sized lakers and a brown. Ran a down rigger, deep diver, leadcore and copper lines. Mostly a spoon and stick bait program with various depths. Ran a gambler rig with cowbells on the copper In Owasco which got a lot of hits but was tough to keep them on to land them. Overall good trip will be back very soon. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  22. Nice! Were you picking them right off the bottom? Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  23. Serenity now! Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  24. Does anyone run leadcore when fleas are bad? I sort of remember having trouble with fleas last year on my leadcore in Cayuga. Anything you do to get rid of them or just don't run them all together? I have sea flee for leaders but that is only part of the problem.
  25. I don’t recommend spinning by any means, but if you are going that way, the Okuma avenger with bait feeder feature would be better. You put the bait feeder on when letting down your rigger and it won’t free spool. I have one and tried one day just for fun and it didn’t cause problems. Like my levelwinds better, but below is a link to types of reels I’m talking about. Line is your choice. I like braid and mono. Pretty much braid on everything now because it lasts longer. https://www.fishusa.com/product/Okuma-Avenger-ABF-B-Series-Baitfeeder-Spinning-Reels Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
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