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FINCHASER

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About FINCHASER

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    Law enforcement
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    FISHING & hunting!!
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    OKEECHOBEE
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    Daren
  1. Cobia Recipe

    Love me some cobia... fav recipe is Cobe parmesan. Lightly coat with butter, dust with seasoning and grill it.... mix mayo, grated parmesan cheese (40/60 mix), Tobasco (to taste) and diced green onions in a bowl, after fish is done on the grill, coat top of filets and pop it in the oven on broil till topping is golden brown
  2. Pathfinder 2500 Tuna Tango

    Great vid Skip
  3. Lexa HD 400 HS-P, 10 outta 10 on cosmetics and function no scratches or boat rash and works just like it was new. Really impressed with the reel, overall its very smooth & great freespool, it also doesn't require being pulled apart every few months to keep it running like new. I'm a Shimano guy so when the smaller tranx came out it replaced this reel, $150 box and paperwork included Shimano 6'9" Terez mdl TZS-69MH-BLK fast action medium heavy rated for 40-80lb braid. 10 outta 10 for function 8 outta 10 on cosmetics... the 8 rating is due to the epoxy around the guide feet turning slightly opaque and minor rust staining on the guide feet under the edges of epoxy which can be seen in the pic of the guide. The Terez rods are kinda known for these issues and not very noticeable but are there none the less. Rod performs great and used for livebaiting, throwing jigs etc. $110
  4. Running two finders/transducers??

    Pretty sure the answer is gonna be yes if both ducers are running at the same time
  5. Lowrance HDS 9 Gen3-Who's running?

    Ive got one Dino, running an air mar B150m, LSS2 and a point 1 heading sensor. I looked hard at Simrad and extensively used displays in stores on both units making my decision. For me there were 2 main reasons I went with Lowrance: 1- was very concerned about how glossy the simrad screen was.. seemed this would cause glare a lot more than the matt finish on the HDS 2- Simrad limits you on where info is displayed on screen ie depth, temp, position, heading etc. Theres an info bar on the right side of the screen that contains all the info and its quite large which takes up a lot of screen real estate which is already at a premium especially if youll be split screening a lot. You can not change its size but you can turn it off and have zero info displayed which *** in my opinon. The HDS you can overlay individual data anywhere on any screen, choose from 4 different sizes and whether its outlined with a small box. ITs so easy to do and is similar to dragging app icons on a cell phone and placing them where you want. I also prefer the looks and design of the HDS over Simrad... the Simrads appear to be delicate and have a lot more "case" surrounding the screen causing to have larger dimensions than the HDS. The Simrad does have a bit more power and is a little more capable in the offshore arena with acc such as radar, auto pilot and also has available BSM's capable of running several transducers with up to 3 separate CHIRP frequencies. So unless you are going to be hardcore offshore especially in deep waters <200' most of these features are moot. The HDS has done excellent for me from 500' offshore to inshore around the inlet or bridges. I highly recommend getting a heading sensor regardless of which one you go with, best thing since sliced bread if you ask me. Ive got plenty of screen shots if you need to see how it performs
  6. PLB or EPIRB

    I think the one I can keep on me is what ill go with
  7. PLB or EPIRB

    Thanks for posting... exactly the info I was looking for to make a decision... ill be going with and EPIRB
  8. Complete Bilge Move - Battery, Powerpole pumps, etc.

    I dread that type of work though when done there is no greater satisfaction... looking good Dino
  9. PLB or EPIRB

    Curious to hear opinons as well.... I'm about to get one (leaning toward EPIRB) but still a bit undecided
  10. Just noticed a few changes to the 2018's

    Yeah put up some pics... heck put some up of your whole setup... not much info out there on these new boats it seems and at least I'm curious who it looks set up
  11. Monday Night

    Well good on you for getting out and trying. Yeah its been slow outta FTP too... I haven't caught anything bigger than 26" since Sept 1st, not sure whats going on... maybe the fish haven't moved in from the beach / offshore but I figured they would have as rough as its been
  12. Help selecting new gps/fishfinder

    ^I'm with this guy.... love how you can change things with lowrance.. namely you can pick what readouts you want on the screen and where and how big they are etc. Not discounting what Wanna said on sim and Raymarine they are great units... exceptional if are going to run radar, Broadband sounder modules etc... but don't think you need none of that chasing reds where you are fishing, and no for you wouldn't go with structure scan. Installed it yet??? Interested to hear your results with it, just played with one the other day on display and it was very responsive and I kinda liked some things about it
  13. Just noticed a few changes to the 2018's

    Aww man are you kidding me? Sounds like the old drainage system.... the new system I was looking forward to having when I upgrade, unless there is some sort of issue that caused them to change? Brock- theres a SS assly mounted to the top edge of the seat that has a lil rod that slides... on the side of the boat theres a SS bracket with a hole in it so you close the seat and slide the rod over to engage the bracket
  14. Seastar Maintenance

    Great info thx for posting FLDXT
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