I used to have a Bro who'd say. "The Dogwoods are blooming, lets go to Cachuma, the Red Ear are biting".
. . . sure as shit, w/o ANY reports, we'd go & load the boat based on the blossoms on some friggin random trees in February.
. . . over the years I learned a TON from him, watch the next...
Have a Humminbird 1197C SI on our ocean rig, nice unit never had a problem.
Last trip I fired it up and the screen said No GPS Signal Received.
Sonar and temperature both work fine . . . just no go on the GPS.
I trouble shot it the best I could w/ my limited abilities.
Put it in 'diagnostic...
Got home early & was working in the boat… (stupid GPS went out) … I see that car with the camera on the roof go down our cul-de-sac…hopped out of the boat , waited behind the gate, jumped out & Dropped-Trow as it rolled by !
Thought we'd avoid the Memorial weekend crowds & sneak in a session.
Split the house around 4:15 am . . .Pops is funny, as we're rollin up PCH towards Seal Beach, he says, "Wasn't there a place we stopped once and got a Ham & Cheese croissant"? . . . . people are right, old people can be...
So my neighbor's had a Rough-Go the last few years.
Wife passed away, shortly after he took a header on a long range trip aboard a 2- day trip and was down w/ knee injury for a few months.
Shortly after he passed-out in the Stater Bros parking lot and smacked his head on the concrete, spent a...
Figured I'd show at least a little support to RDP being that I haven't been kicked off here . . . 'yet' LOL.
Kidding aside, these forums are a great source of good info, good people, and good times . . . much appreciated.
I picked out one of the Flex Fit 'Delta' hats since I'm a hat dork. . ...
Pulled the boat out around 10:00 am, washed it at the rack.
Getting ready to split & Pops says, "Hold Up" & goes back to the boat.
Hops back in & says, "Alright, lets roll".
I look over . . . Dude's crackin a 'Road Soda' ! 🤣😂🤘
I guess when you're almost 90, you can do what you want. 🇺🇲