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by Steve Stinson
June 15th, 2022, 12:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trout fishing in Carrabelle FL
Replies: 5
Views: 736

Re: Trout fishing in Carrabelle FL

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Thanks - Steve Stinson
by Steve Stinson
June 14th, 2022, 1:43 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Aluminum vs Fiberglass for our area
Replies: 14
Views: 1435

Re: Aluminum vs Fiberglass for our area

I have used both. I still use a jon for winter around Aucilla. I really like the FG ride compared to the bounce and beating from running a CC aluminum. I have a shallow enough draft in the Action Craft, its a cool surface in the hot sun. Yes there is a little more maintenance. Once a year I polish ...
by Steve Stinson
June 14th, 2022, 1:41 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Aluminum vs Fiberglass for our area
Replies: 14
Views: 1435

Re: Aluminum vs Fiberglass for our area

My Sea Ark is a 2172 (21 foot long x 72 inches wide at the floor). Lots of room, plenty stable and runs shallow, but it will beat you in a chop. If you're seriously considering buying one, we can go fish for a day and I will let you run it around.

- Steve Stinson, PSM
by Steve Stinson
June 9th, 2022, 7:12 am
Forum: Boating
Topic: Aluminum vs Fiberglass for our area
Replies: 14
Views: 1435

Re: Aluminum vs Fiberglass for our area

I have been holding off commenting on this thread, but I will chime in here to bring up one point I haven't seen. That is the tannin stained water we have to the east and south of St Marks. When I first moved up here in 1994, I bought a brand new Sea Pro Bay that was a great all around boat. However...
by Steve Stinson
May 23rd, 2022, 2:05 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing the wind
Replies: 11
Views: 1206

Re: Fishing the wind

Well, true to form I fished the high winds again Saturday morning out of Econfina. We caught a good bag of trout, flounder, reds and seabass before the lightning showed up on two sides of us. At about 1:45 pm, we cranked up and made a run for cover. Got the boat on the trailer just as it was beginni...
by Steve Stinson
May 20th, 2022, 11:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing the wind
Replies: 11
Views: 1206

Re: Fishing the wind

It seems to be high winds every weekend these days. The best thing I ever did for wind was investing in a Power Pole. You can move along a bar or other structure, pole down, fish, then repeat. I have had mine for many years and seem to remember paying $1,400.00 for it at a CCA Banquet. I have no ide...
by Steve Stinson
May 20th, 2022, 9:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing the wind
Replies: 11
Views: 1206

Re: Fishing the wind

With that small of a boat there are two ramps you can use at Hickory Mound, one at Aucilla and one at Econfina. At Aucilla you can go halfway down river then cut through West Pass into Sulphur Bayou. There is a lot of creeks and sheltered water to explore back there. At Econfina you can get between ...
by Steve Stinson
May 16th, 2022, 10:04 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Yamaha 13x19 stainless prop needed.
Replies: 0
Views: 202

Yamaha 13x19 stainless prop needed.

My poor old Yamaha stainless prop I have been running for the past 7 years is worn to a nub. If anybody has one they are willing to part with let me know. Also, If you have dealt with a prop dealer in the past with good results I am open to that route. I need a prop to fit a 2013 F-90 13 inch diamet...
by Steve Stinson
May 13th, 2022, 7:05 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Price of Gulp 3" Shrimp where you shop?
Replies: 12
Views: 1065

Re: Price of Gulp 3" Shrimp where you shop?

i had to go downtown (Monticello) to the Clerk of Courts office yesterday to pull some copies of old plats. While there, I walked across the street to Trophy Creek Outfitters and spoke with J.T. Searles the owner. He confirmed that Gulp has gone way up on what they are charging the retailers for the...
by Steve Stinson
May 10th, 2022, 2:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Price of Gulp 3" Shrimp where you shop?
Replies: 12
Views: 1065

Re: Price of Gulp 3" Shrimp where you shop?

I appreciate everybody's input. I will pick up some ZMan baits again. They were my fall-back bait before. I struggled some with keeping them on jig heads and then resorted to Super Glue on the hook shank. They also tend to float, so I remember going to heavier jig heads as well. :thumbup: - Steve St...
by Steve Stinson
May 9th, 2022, 4:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Price of Gulp 3" Shrimp where you shop?
Replies: 12
Views: 1065

Re: Price of Gulp 3" Shrimp where you shop?

Hit N Miss - That's why I was asking this question. $8 /pack is a bit much if you use 3-4 packs per outing. :thumbdown: I remember a few years ago when Gulp softened up their baits so much they slung off the hook. I quit using them back then and I guess I am headed back that way. - Steve Stinson
by Steve Stinson
May 9th, 2022, 1:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Price of Gulp 3" Shrimp where you shop?
Replies: 12
Views: 1065

Price of Gulp 3" Shrimp where you shop?

I stopped in Academy Sporting Goods this afternoon to pick up some tackle and drop an Amazon return off at the UPS store next door. I was surprised to find the Gulp 3" shrimp at Academy have gone up to $7.99 per pack. What is the price where you normally shop?

- Steve Stinson
by Steve Stinson
April 29th, 2022, 7:18 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: FWC Clean Up at Hickory Mound Last Weekend
Replies: 2
Views: 458

FWC Clean Up at Hickory Mound Last Weekend

Through an odd set of circumstances last week that had to do with a bull damaging one of my survey trucks I ended up with a rented John Deere Gator for a week. My wife and I decided to take it trail riding last Saturday since that was something we don't normally get to do. We went to Hickory Mound a...
by Steve Stinson
April 17th, 2022, 3:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: RiP Waviel...
Replies: 6
Views: 1345

Re: RiP Waviel...

My favorite Waivel story, believe it or not, has nothing to do with boats or fishing. When my son Andrew was about 12 I gave him a compound bow and a target to shoot at. That Thanksgiving we fried a turkey and after draining off the good oil to save, I turned the turkey pot upside down in a burn pil...
by Steve Stinson
March 2nd, 2022, 11:17 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Boat ramp Break ins???
Replies: 21
Views: 2279

Re: Boat ramp Break ins???

I ate lunch with a friend in Tallahassee yesterday who told me they hit 10 or more trucks at the Aucilla Ramp. He also said Keaton Beach had been hit recently. They broke the windows out of each truck and some firearms are gone. I hate to see this get started up here. I moved away from Tampa in 1993...