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by dhottle
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: You guys hear about a Vision 110+2 ?
Replies: 16
Views: 803

Re: You guys hear about a Vision 110+2 ?

He says right in the video near the end that he is using 12lb.
by dhottle
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: St Croix Legend & Avid
Replies: 7
Views: 423

Re: St Croix Legend & Avid

The top end legend elites & legend extremes have never had a reputation for being brittle or experiencing any breakage issues. Neither have the avids or legend tournaments. I have owned several dozen over the years & have never worried about breakage. Their warranty would protect you anyway ...
by dhottle
Tue Dec 25, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: best bass of 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2548

Re: best bass of 2018

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Late entry for 2018. 9lbs-4oz.
by dhottle
Sat Dec 15, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!
Replies: 1329
Views: 248479

Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Tokugawa wrote:Yo dhottle! Off the hook...is that a DD?

Good for you!!!

I wish it was. Weighed 9.25 on the boga & 9-4.5oz on my salter brecknell digital.
by dhottle
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!
Replies: 1329
Views: 248479

Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/forum-bucket/monthly_2018_12/large.1717179092_IMG_2378(2).JPG.5ee25b66bea9955875ab721a156bd719.JPG Had over 50 bass at Rodman Reservoir Monday. Two over seven & this big girl. First day of the cold front with 46 degree air temps & 62.5 water temps.
by dhottle
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Swimbait Fishing
Topic: Small Glidebait
Replies: 8
Views: 1913

Re: Small Glidebait

by dhottle
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Jerkbait rod
Replies: 67
Views: 3118

Re: Jerkbait rod

I have a custom Otterod built by Mattman on a 5C72MHM legend extreme blank for jerkbaits including 1 oz baits that I use with 10lb braid & a mono leader. My other jerkbait rod is a kistler z bone LEXF 3 MH 7' 0" which I use with fluorocarbon for jerks including 1 oz baits. I like moderate a...
by dhottle
Sun Nov 18, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Valkyrie Rods-Megabass
Replies: 13
Views: 435

Re: Valkyrie Rods-Megabass

All MB spiral today to date spiral left. I imagine these would follow suit and that is what the picture shows. For a spiral wrap, the stripper guide is always on top of the blank regardless of wrap direction. Some builders place the stripper guide on top & some place it 15 degrees to the left o...
by dhottle
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: best bass of 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2548

Re: best bass of 2018

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Best smallmouth 6-1
by dhottle
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What have you lost while fishing?
Replies: 24
Views: 4241

Re: What have you lost while fishing?

I lost a St Croix legend extreme with a Shimano calais dc & braid at Stick Marsh/Farm 13 in FL three years ago. I had just finished a cast with gambler big EZ & weighed owner hook leaving the bait in the water at the back of the boat as I went up front to grab a pickerel for a buddy with a b...
by dhottle
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: replacing okuma c3 concept ml fast
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Re: replacing okuma c3 concept ml fast

Although its little over your budget take a look at a G Loomis HSR9000S hot shot rod. It's perfect for your application.
by dhottle
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Slamming the Smalls
Replies: 7
Views: 1655

Re: Slamming the Smalls

Sweet bronze.
by dhottle
Sat Sep 01, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: Removing 1 hook from baits with 3 trebles
Replies: 4
Views: 2385

Re: Removing 1 hook from baits with 3 trebles

If your worried about balance the easiest thing to do is eliminate the middle hook & replace the other two hooks with a hook size one size bigger.
by dhottle
Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Edge Rods
Replies: 20
Views: 2479

Re: Edge Rods

Avoid the hassle & just order a Kistler Helium or Z bone.
by dhottle
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!
Replies: 1329
Views: 248479

Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

L a r r y wrote:
Tokugawa wrote:That is a sow! DD?



Almost.....9.9lbs


Larry is a honest man. Most guys would have called that a ten.

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