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About slipknot

  • Birthday 08/26/1974

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    I live in Laconia. Self employed frame/finish carpenter. Best friend/wife - Becky! Life is great!
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    Central NH
  • Interests
    Fishing, Hunting, Travelling, Movies
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  1. You aren't kidding... Toronto is a beautiful port to fish out of and the fishing always seems to be great! Congrats on a great tourney season!
  2. In dirty water I like Smithwicks and Rapalas in yellow, orange or a combination there-of. In clear water, Scorpions and Jake 45s have worked well in assorted colors.
  3. I read both the Keating books last summer. My last trip out to Lake O, in September, I brought along a couple 12# setups. It was a tough bite for everyone around. I figured it was a good time to test the light line technique. We had great success with them. I very much believe it made all the difference in the world. Several of the kings were over 20 pounds and one around the 28 pound mark... had no problem controlling the fish with the 12# test. Much better fight too. You could feel every movement of the fish. I will have a couple more of those setups this year.
  4. Nice jacket!! Where would one purchase one of those beauties??
  5. Not sure if you noticed, but the post you replied to is over two years old...
  6. That's very unfortunate that a person died... but I guess it could have been far worse! Guess you just never know. However, maybe building a bridge over a crack should have been some sort of clue that there was a potential for danger.
  7. From what I have heard, read and experienced, the biggest difference between braid and wire is the "signature" difference between the two. Each line you pull behind the boat creates its own "signature"... mostly in the way of vibrations, though some people say the wire gives off a small electrical disturbance as well. I don't know about the electrical charge, but I certainly believe in the difference of vibrations. Some days it seems the wire dipseys are the only thing the fish want. Other days it seems the wire shuts the fish down. I have and use both braid and wire dipsies. Honestly, I catch more fish on the wire, but I also have more confidence in it and therefore probably (subconsciously) run it smarter. The wire itself will sink, whereas braid doesn't. This will cause some difference in how far the diver will go. However, if you have a lot of line out for deep trolling, I wonder how much difference there really is... the wire has more drag than the braid, so maybe they even out at some point?? I have never tested it. When I run them, I run them the same distance out. I catch fish on both at the same length, so the difference in depth must not be too great. There are others hear with way more experience, but this is my take on it. As far as line size... I run 30 pound wire and 30 pound braid. But, I also am the guy using 12 pound mono on my spoon rods for the riggers. I've landed a good share of kings between 25 and 30 pounds on these setups with no problem. Its just a matter of having the drag set right. Good luck.
  8. I use a dual rod holder gimbal mount on both sides of the boat. I pull wire divers in them all the time with no troubles. Mine are aluminum as well. I would suggest drilling a small hole at the bottom of the mount that sticks through the bottom of the flush rod holder... put a small padlock through the hole. This prevents the gimbal mount from being able to pull up and out of the gunwale (whether wave action or theft). One other thing I did was wrap a thin layer of rubber around the shaft of the gimbal mount to keep it from rattling.
  9. Enjoy your retirement. Post lots of pics for us to see those wallys you catch!
  10. The whole idea behind this is crazy. Does anyone even begin to believe criminals are going to destroy any "un-coded" ammo they possess?? Come on. What this amounts to is a company designing a "coding" system and forcing everyone to use said system for their financial benefit. Like a friend of mine said... "Is an extra five cents gonna stop a killer from killing?" Heck, any criminal with a bit of sense wouldn't use legally purchased ammo anyways.... especially not ammo that can be traced to them through a database such as this. Once again... legislation that will only hurt the law abiding citizens.
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