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  1. Bow-lifting prop?

    I am surpised at the low pitch you are using. I have a 150 VMAX - granted it is on a 18.5ft Skeeter- and I am turning a 25M at 5500RPM - I would think that you should be using a 23M minimum on that motor, should get the R's up and provide plenty of lift. Just my opinion though as I dont know how that Champion hull is designed. It also sounds like your motor is too high on the transom if you keep blowing out. I am also wondering if you are getting the throttle all the way open. Do you have a hot foot on your boat? Check to make sure the throttle is opening all the way first - that 17 pitch prop should be putting you at the limiter quickly on the VMAX. Hope some of this helps you out.
  2. Making a haul

    A most excellent present from the wife - a new Shimano Calais DC - best gift I have ever received! Now I need a great rod to go with it!
  3. Comidas

    Once again Deitz sets me straight - I dont remember the mega bite having that big of a bend - I am going to try them out again. Thanks for the tip!
  4. Comidas

    If you really like the Gammies use the G-lock hook - it has an even more pronounced bend than the Mustad .
  5. ? for Dietz -new Citica

    Thanks - I just went at lunch and picked up the Citica - now for the rod ! I will take your advice and I always use Power pro for froggin ,absolutely the best line I have ever used - hook ups have increased 10 fold over the mono! Cant wait for spring! Thanks
  6. ? for Dietz -new Citica

    Thanks Deitz - I am going to pick one up to try. What do you recommend for a matching rod to use for scumfrogs . I have a heavy action HMG that is really hard to cast when using those lighter frogs- pretty stiff tip. Recommendations? Thanks
  7. ? for Dietz -new Citica

    Dietz , I am thinking about trying the new style Citica. Any feedback on it? Is it as good as the Curado CU200BSF that I have several of now? I see that it looks like the weights of the new curado's has gone up by almost an ounce-any reasons why? I would think that they would try to get lighter not heavier. Thanks for your advice in advance.
  8. Nope - it has a diff message when work blocks it - I will do it from home. Excellent idea - now would they ever implement it?
  9. I tried but it says my IP has been banned from that server - what the?
  10. Sweet Beavers?

    They are another creature/craw type of bait - work well for me. I ordered mine online but I did see them at Capras. You can check them out at reactioninnovations dot com. They are the makers.
  11. Aerial lake photos - where to find

    Thanks - I knew someone on here could come through! Thanks again
  12. Any ideas where I good find aerial photos of lakes? I used to know of a HSOforum but have since forgotten it. Thanks in advance
  13. Deitz - thanks for the tips

    I hear that - finding an inside edge was nearly impossible - outside wasnt as bad - I fished Rush last week and I have never seen the weeds as bad as they have been this year.
  14. Deitz - thanks for the tips

    didnt post a weight - just weighed one for big fish
  15. Deitz - thanks for the tips

    Green - in Chisago