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Will join if I'm not traveling at that time. Likely will be though.

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General Talk / Re: Best place to buy a drysuit
« on: January 30, 2024, 11:04:40 PM »
Thanks all for the valuable info. Looks like I'll be buying one of the suits soon in time for the season.

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General Talk / Re: Best place to buy a drysuit
« on: January 30, 2024, 08:11:45 PM »
Outdoorplay has sales on drysuits fairly often. This is the one I have been using for about 6 years: https://www.outdoorplay.com/products/kokatat-supernova-angler-gore-tex-pro-dry-suit

That looks like a good deal. A question. Is it advised to get a size up (M -> L), if wearing layers underneath?

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General Talk / Re: Best place to buy a drysuit
« on: January 30, 2024, 08:08:37 PM »
It seems to me that the Odyssey is overkill unless you want to be like Mr. X. Kokatat has several other models that would be within your price range. 

I donít know where you can try them on, but that doesnít seem critically important to me. As for getting questions answered, Iíd think that right here would be the best place for that.

I mentioned the Odyssey since I was looking for something durable.
I guess my questions were based on sizes that would fit me. I'm between a M and L and I had questions around how many layers I could wear underneath or what kind of base layers to get based on a specific kind of drysuit.
For ocean kayaking, is it okay to have a semi dry suit with say neoprene gaskets as opposed to latex and not be worried about water intrusion when immersed? For comfort around the neck, is neoprene more comfortable than latex?

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General Talk / Best place to buy a drysuit
« on: January 30, 2024, 07:12:59 PM »
Looking to get a good drysuit. I was looking at the Odyssey GoreTex suit by Kokatat but the price tag makes my jaw drop. Didn't want to spend more than 1200 maybe.
Any recommendations on a place to try on a drysuit and where I can get some of my questions answered?

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Hookups and Fishing Reports (Viewable by Public) / Re: Monterey 9/23
« on: September 22, 2023, 10:01:19 AM »
I'll try and make it tomorrow as well. Will launch from MBK.

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General Talk / Re: Devils Slide impressive driftwood structure
« on: September 14, 2023, 10:43:20 AM »
People caling for someone to ear it down. I think the ighty Pacific will ake care of that no problem come this winter. If it's really made from all driftwood I guess that's cool.  If it's made with other stuf that's gonna become new trash on the beach, it's not cool.  Transient doesn't mean not fun or cool!

Bushy

Yep. The dark rock is indicative of water going up that high. That thing won't last too long I suspect.

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Introductions / Re: Howdy!
« on: September 11, 2023, 02:48:34 PM »
Welcome. Consider going to the MBK derby next weekend for some halibut fishing.

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For Sale / Yakattack omega rod holder $19.99 -- OUT OF STOCK
« on: September 11, 2023, 10:30:13 AM »

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Fishing Tournaments and Events / Re: MBK DERBY! September 16, 2023
« on: September 10, 2023, 04:04:05 PM »
I'll see if I can bring some Indian Samosas.

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Fishing Tournaments and Events / Re: MBK DERBY! September 16, 2023
« on: August 09, 2023, 03:39:40 PM »
Looking forward to it.

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Hookups and Fishing Reports (Viewable by Public) / MB - Sat - 07/22
« on: July 19, 2023, 09:48:10 AM »
Will be out on the water. Hope you see some of you out there. I'll be on a green revo 13.

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For Sale / Okuma Cavalla 2 speed reel - $220
« on: July 16, 2023, 11:51:55 AM »
West Marine is having a sale and saw this reel and the narrow version available for a great price. These are really awesome reels for the price and if you contact Okuma, they'll sell you the long Alijos power handle that can be used to horse those bluefin in.

https://www.westmarine.com/okuma-custom-blue-premium-cbv-12ii-2-speed-lever-drag-conventional-reel-20117958.html
https://www.westmarine.com/okuma-custom-blue-premium-cbv12nii-2-speed-lever-drag-conventional-reel-20117941.html

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Fishing Tournaments and Events / Re: Albion open 2023
« on: April 28, 2023, 07:33:59 PM »
Wondering if this event will happen this year. Want to make plans accordingly.

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General Fishing Tips / Spooler/tensioner to pack line into spool
« on: April 28, 2023, 10:02:47 AM »
This is a great line recycler/tensioner. Design can be improved still but works great.

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