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Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,275
Posted By woodsman1st
Now thats a ton of good info in this thread for...

Now thats a ton of good info in this thread for me to absorb. I really appreciate all the replies.
Last week I went to Pleasant and caught only one LM on a deer hair popper; about a 3 pounder;...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,590
Posted By woodsman1st
I always go armed when I am fishing as I have had...

I always go armed when I am fishing as I have had some experience with both kinds of bears and one encounter with a rabid coyote. My personal opinion it's silly not to do so.

There are different...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,590
Posted By woodsman1st
I remember when I was in Alaska with that life...

I remember when I was in Alaska with that life long buddy of mine I mentioned in a different thread
We were hiking from McGrath, Alaska up the Takotna River to the ghost town of Takotna when we...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,590
Posted By woodsman1st
An official sign no less; that makes it funnier...

An official sign no less; that makes it funnier than what I wrote. I still chuckle ever time I see or even think of this. Us old guys are easily amused.
Ken
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,590
Posted By woodsman1st
I just moved down from Idaho; and it was real...

I just moved down from Idaho; and it was real popular, traveling mostly by word of mouth. I heard a couple of good stories about actual useage, but no way to verify them.

This remindes me on how...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,275
Posted By woodsman1st
TO TOON OR NOT TO TOON; THAT IS THE QUESTION (toon boats)

Sorry for the corny title; (kinda) lol

The way, or attitude, that my Pontoon Boat rides in the water when fully loaded is the focus of this thread; and if somebody wants to hijack it a tad, thats...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,888
Posted By woodsman1st
Good idea todd; I have one I built over a bycycle...

Good idea todd; I have one I built over a bycycle wheel. However I built it too tall and the center of gravity is way too high. My son and I have used it several times; one in front and the other in...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,888
Posted By woodsman1st
Sometimes the simplest of ideas show the most...

Sometimes the simplest of ideas show the most brilliance! A shoulder strap. Wow!

Reminds me of the story of the driver of a big rig that got his rig stuck under a bridge that was too low. Gazing...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,764
Posted By woodsman1st
Thanks MudBug; that will be quicker than doing it...

Thanks MudBug; that will be quicker than doing it online and waiting for it to come in snail mail; plus I go to sptsmans whs quite a bit.
Ken
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,764
Posted By woodsman1st
Thanks dude; That's what I will do. That's lots...

Thanks dude;
That's what I will do. That's lots better than hunting around for a Ranger Station, or waiting until they open and losing all that fishing time; life is too short to spend waiting when...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 552
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Posted By woodsman1st
Thanks for the reminder on that Stoneflynut; your...

Thanks for the reminder on that Stoneflynut; your 100% right. After checking I found only two that did; one of them Tempe Town Lake; and the info on that is kind of confusing.
Some of the other guys...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,888
Posted By woodsman1st
The 16" wheels is a good idea; that size will...

The 16" wheels is a good idea; that size will also negate bumps, holes in the ground and rocks etc. Maybe when I get all the suggestions in I can work them into it.
I don't have much Mcguyver genes...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,888
Posted By woodsman1st
Lineshooter; Yet another side to the "Magic...

Lineshooter;

Yet another side to the "Magic Hours" and just as meaningfull.

What you wrote reminds me of an old John "Duke" Wayne movie. I don't remember the plot of the movie; but one of the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 552
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Posted By woodsman1st
Then we are neighbors Kent; Peoria is where I...

Then we are neighbors Kent; Peoria is where I live; it sure has changed since my kids were small. Out where I live on Pinacle Peak, back in the early 60s you could count the houses here on two hands;...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,539
Posted By woodsman1st
sounds great Jason; I'm not very good at that...

sounds great Jason; I'm not very good at that kind of thing. I can copy ok; but originality escapes me.
Ken
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,888
Posted By woodsman1st
"...feel of the place more dynamic than any other...

"...feel of the place more dynamic than any other time of day."

Well stated todd.

Ken
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,888
Posted By woodsman1st
As I mentioned on another thread, I use a walking...

As I mentioned on another thread, I use a walking stick to walk; that leaves me one hand to push or pull a tipsy pontoon boat with one wheel; like pushing a wheelbarrow with one hand as another...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,539
Posted By woodsman1st
Several posters have compared using a single...

Several posters have compared using a single wheel on a pontoon boat to pushing a wheelbarrow; therein lies a problem for me.
I have to use a walking stick in order to walk; that only leaves me one...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 552
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Views: 143,319
Posted By woodsman1st
Oh that's tough losing a pal like Zeke; I just...

Oh that's tough losing a pal like Zeke; I just hate it when that time comes around as it always does.
Goldens are a great breed; right up there with the Lab. No such thing as a bad Lab or Golden;...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,888
Posted By woodsman1st
Yeah my middle daughter has a nice piece of...

Yeah my middle daughter has a nice piece of carpet I am thinking about "liberating"; the problem is she doesnt mind me anymore now that she is all grown up with a family; she might just ground me...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,539
Posted By woodsman1st
Thanks guys. I think I will wait and see how...

Thanks guys.
I think I will wait and see how big a problem it is before doing any drilling.
Now I'm trying to find an inexpensive wheel to get the boat to the water.
Lotsa fun this; or it will be...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,888
Posted By woodsman1st
Need a wheel, or wheels, for my pontoon boat.

Ok I bought my Pontoon Boat, but since I don't walk very good I find that I cant carry it from the pickup to the water.
So I need a wheel, or wheels, to move it.

Does anyone have a suggestion of...
Forum: Sell, Buy, Trade, Give Away 05-13-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 539
Posted By woodsman1st
Wanted a wheel for my pontoon boat.

I just bought a High Adventure pontoon boat; however I am a tad disabled and now need a wheel, or some other contraption, in which to get the boat from the pickup down to the water; as I cannot carry...
Forum: Sell, Buy, Trade, Give Away 05-13-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By woodsman1st
I bought the High Adventure Pontoon Boat made by...

I bought the High Adventure Pontoon Boat made by bucksbags.

Thanks for the replys and info.
Ken
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,539
Posted By woodsman1st
TJ; Are there any upgrades to the oar stops...

TJ;
Are there any upgrades to the oar stops that you know of? Or would fastening them with JB Weld work do you think?
Good to hear that for the most part you like your pontoon after 5 years of...
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