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by BentRod
Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Suggestions for 10 yr old beginners dying to catch a fish?
Replies: 8
Views: 1401

Re: Suggestions for 10 yr old beginners dying to catch a fis

Pine Lake fishing pier up on the Sammamish Plateau. Will be crowded, but the lake opens next weekend for trout and (last Saturday of April) for trout and you'll be all but guaranteed to catch fish.
by BentRod
Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: fish finder for 12 smokercraft
Replies: 3
Views: 670

Re: fish finder for 12 smokercraft

Similar to Mark, I've had a couple simple black and white sonars on my 12, with the transducer mounted to a piece of 1x4 that I c-clamp to the stern and mount the head unit to a small piece of plywood that I can set on the seat in front of me. They're more for depth and seeing structure than actuall...
by BentRod
Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: Kayak for sale?
Replies: 9
Views: 1275

Re: Kayak for sale?

After using inflatable boats and an inflatable kayak I bought a hard body sit on top kayak last summer and have loved it ever since! Bought mine at Walmart for $160 Is something like this able to have an electric motor mounted to it, or is it too small? I am looking for a small boat that I can put ...
by BentRod
Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: Slightly bent clamp screw
Replies: 15
Views: 938

Re: Slightly bent clamp screw

I'm with AMX, but only if you can take the screw out of the clamp housing first....otherwise you risk destroying the mount altogether. Just my 2c.
by BentRod
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: Kayak for sale?
Replies: 9
Views: 1275

Re: Kayak for sale?

Craigslist is a good place to find a used one. The other guys raise some good points. Is a Kayak the best option for what you want to do, and if so, then do you get a sit-in or sit-on-top? There are pros and cons to both. Where and what you're fishing for can help you answer those questions. I bough...
by BentRod
Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I think I NEED to go fishing
Replies: 10
Views: 1649

Re: I think I NEED to go fishing

Um...what problem? Sounds normal to me. 8-[ :-$ [thumbup]
by BentRod
Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Drive-up lake with a view of Mt. Rainier
Replies: 31
Views: 2198

Re: Drive-up lake with a view of Mt. Rainier

You might try Clear Lake just north of Eatonville just off of SR 161. There are some great views of Rainer from that lake and the public boat launch would be on the correct side of the lake for the view, but I can't say if you have much of a view from the boat launch itself. Maybe someone here can c...
by BentRod
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Car tab renewal sticker shock
Replies: 37
Views: 2210

Re: Car tab renewal sticker shock

I don't know one person who voted in favor of this, yet it passed. Now to renew my new truck tabs I'm going to have to take out another loan. What a bunch of BS. Who came up with this stupid idea?
by BentRod
Mon Dec 26, 2016 11:59 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Which Handheld GPS Unit?
Replies: 4
Views: 847

Re: Which Handheld GPS Unit?

I bought a Garmin Oregon a few years ago. There are some things to learn in regards to maximizing battery life and making your own custom maps, but once I figured those out I've been really happy with it. I use it for fishing, hunting, hiking, geocaching, and general recreation. When I got it, I bou...
by BentRod
Sun Dec 18, 2016 7:12 pm
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: whats out there to fish for december?
Replies: 12
Views: 1276

Re: whats out there to fish for december?

Amx wrote:Pine Lake. No gas motors. No boat launch, hand carry boats only. Has a large fishing dock at the park.
Pine Lake closed at the end of Oct. Won't open again until spring.
by BentRod
Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:55 am
Forum: River Fishing
Topic: Green River Muddy
Replies: 12
Views: 1392

Re: Green River Muddy

Dave M wrote:I've got some time this morning, I plan on driving up the river a ways to see if I can find where it clears and or where the issue starts at. I'll try to report back on here afterwords.
Thanks Dave.
by BentRod
Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: River Fishing
Topic: Green River Muddy
Replies: 12
Views: 1392

Re: Green River Muddy

I thought I'd go get my Chum fix this morning as the water levels looked optimum, so headed to the 277th stretch. Despite the low water levels, there was ZERO visibility. The water looked like coffee with cream. There must have been a slide upriver somewhere as there is no way it should have been th...
by BentRod
Fri Oct 21, 2016 6:11 pm
Forum: River Fishing
Topic: multiple burglaries, vandalism, theft on the green
Replies: 34
Views: 2793

Re: multiple burglaries, vandalism, theft on the green

Great feedback from the LEO. Happy to hear that. Sad about the dregs of society though. Guess if you're hard up for entertainment.....
by BentRod
Fri Oct 21, 2016 8:18 am
Forum: River Fishing
Topic: multiple burglaries, vandalism, theft on the green
Replies: 34
Views: 2793

Re: multiple burglaries, vandalism, theft on the green

Why can't we ever catch these guys and do some attitude adjustments?? We need to set up some bait cars. That was my first thought too, but I dont think it will do any good... (addicts with no sense of reality) They really need to be incarcerated if they have any chance of cleaning up. What bugs me,...
by BentRod
Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:26 am
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: Boating courtesy to land lubbers
Replies: 21
Views: 2847

Re: Boating courtesy to land lubbers

I'm a bank angler and understand the frustration. Some boaters are just jerks, but also keep in mind that the boat that's up on plane is usually displacing less wake than one riding slow and low in the water, so they might actually be thinking of the bank angler in that regard. Additionally, on many...
by BentRod
Sun Oct 16, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: Hunting Topics - Sponsored By Mar Don Resort Duck Taxi
Topic: Hunter Orange
Replies: 11
Views: 2440

Re: Hunter Orange

What's your guys thoughts? I've never gone on a hunt before but I plan on doing so in the future. I realize it's the law, but I feel like I see lots of pics of ppl and their bucks without them wearing any orange. I doubt they would take it off just for the picture so how is this possible? People ar...
by BentRod
Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: Hunting Topics - Sponsored By Mar Don Resort Duck Taxi
Topic: Hunter Orange
Replies: 11
Views: 2440

Re: Hunter Orange

Unless you're bow hunting, wear as much orange as you can. Pays to be visible. I wear an orange baseball cap or stocking cap and an orange fleece jacket with tree branch pattern and have had elk walk right up to me. They don't seem to know I'm there until they smell me. And then they seem confused a...
by BentRod
Thu Oct 13, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: River Fishing
Topic: GREEN RISING
Replies: 10
Views: 1254

Re: GREEN RISING

Almost forgot about the NOAA site. That's a good one too. 👍
by BentRod
Thu Oct 13, 2016 8:40 am
Forum: River Fishing
Topic: GREEN RISING
Replies: 10
Views: 1254

Re: GREEN RISING

No problem. Following one of the rivers that is not regulated by a dam is a good learning tool. If you go check out the Snoqualmie here: http://waterdata.usgs.gov/wa/nwis/uv/?site_no=12144500&PARAmeter_cd=00060,00065" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; you'll see a more typical trend of r...
by BentRod
Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: River Fishing
Topic: GREEN RISING
Replies: 10
Views: 1254

Re: GREEN RISING

Most of our rivers have USGS monitoring stations on them somewhere that track river flow data. You can find those stations and their reported data here: http://waterdata.usgs.gov/wa/nwis/current?type=flow" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Some rivers have one or two and others, like the...