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Forum: Boats 08-30-2021, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By Real1
Princecraft

I've had 5 Princecrafts and no issues
Forum: Motors and Props 08-14-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By Real1
propeller

5100 rpm seems low for the motor and the 17 P prop, Is that from the boat's tach or from a reliable source like Smartcraft or Vessel View mobile ?


I would first make sure that I'm not turning...
Forum: Electronics 08-13-2021, 05:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By Real1
Transducer

I have used both types of mounts and there are advantages to each.


A plastic mount is soft and forgiving. If you hit something it might break before the transducer does. Some even have a...
Forum: Motors and Props 08-13-2021, 04:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,495
Posted By Real1
Thanks SLE This is the kind of answer I was...

Thanks SLE
This is the kind of answer I was looking for.
It's difficult to make a choice right now. The props are difficult to find here in Canada. Some are not offered in lower pitch and I know...
Forum: Electronics 08-08-2021, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By Real1
Quick connection device

Ram mount ???
Forum: Motors and Props 07-25-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,495
Posted By Real1
Rpm

Thank you REW


Yes, I'm at the turning point. Even more so because I'm getting a good holeshot with the Tempest 19. The boat lays down around 3500 to 3800 rpm so I'm good with that. Yes I'm...
Forum: Motors and Props 07-24-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,495
Posted By Real1
Want more RPM

I have a 18 1/5 foot aluminium fishing boat with a full windshield. It is a modified V hull powered by a 4 stroke 200HP Mercury V8 Pro XS. Right now I'm using a Tempest plus (19P) and getting a...
Forum: Electronics 06-08-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By Real1
I get bottom reading at more than 50 mph with my...

I get bottom reading at more than 50 mph with my Humminbird Helix 7.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 06-08-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,803
Posted By Real1
My favorite jigging rod is one from the Shimano...

My favorite jigging rod is one from the Shimano Compre Walleye Series. Light rods with a nice look and at a roght price.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 04-16-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,410
Posted By Real1
[QUOTE=RJR;6550798]I love fishing swimbaits,...

[QUOTE=RJR;6550798]I love fishing swimbaits, typically 3", 3.5", and 3.8" on 1/8oz or 1/4oz jig heads. It has quickly become an enjoyable but also very productive technique for me.





I use...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 03-18-2021, 04:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,643
Posted By Real1
Power Pro

Power Pro
Forum: Electronics 02-18-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Real1
Yes it can be a problem if you don't have a...

Yes it can be a problem if you don't have a jackplate and the motor is close to the transom. You can put the transducer on a board and get some distance from the transom. The easiest way to get a ...
Forum: Electronics 01-24-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,095
Posted By Real1
What is important is that you choose a place that...

What is important is that you choose a place that works and that suits your style of fishing.
Forum: Electronics 01-24-2021, 05:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,095
Posted By Real1
[QUOTE=bbheli;6519790]Are you mainly using a...

[QUOTE=bbheli;6519790]Are you mainly using a trolling motor transducer ? What happened when you tried it in other locations.[/QUOTE


Yes, for the trolling motor transducer.


At one time, I...
Forum: Electronics 01-23-2021, 04:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,095
Posted By Real1
I've tried both places for the Humminbird GPS...

I've tried both places for the Humminbird GPS Heading sensor and prefer the front of the boat. I've tried the system with a lone underwater boulder on a big sand flat that I marked and can get to...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 01-20-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By Real1
Shimano has some nice tutorials with pictures for...

Shimano has some nice tutorials with pictures for spinning reel maintenance. Easy to follow with a section for general maintenance et advanced maintenance.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 12-11-2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,796
Posted By Real1
The only reason we use a color or a combination...

The only reason we use a color or a combination of colors is for the fish to see the lure. They have to see it before they identify it as possible food. The more colors there is on a lure the more...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 12-07-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,116
Posted By Real1
Holding line with hand

Holding the line with your hand is a good idea when fishing live bait but does not work with lures. I can't imagine doing that when retrieving a crankbait ou a swimbait.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 12-03-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,116
Posted By Real1
A manual bail is a reel with just the part of the...

A manual bail is a reel with just the part of the bail that ordinarily rotates with the line guide. No wire to the other side of the reel. You pick up the line under the line guide that does not...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 11-27-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,285
Posted By Real1
There is a 2000 version of the Shimano Vanford...

There is a 2000 version of the Shimano Vanford that looks very interesting. It has the body of a series 1000 with a bigger spool. Really nice for walleye fishing.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 10-12-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,500
Posted By Real1
I mostly fish the St-Lawrence river bassin and...

I mostly fish the St-Lawrence river bassin and water clarity can go from 30 feet on one side of the river to 3 inches on the other side. If you move around, you have to adapt. My way of doing it...
Forum: Electronics 10-08-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,709
Posted By Real1
I have a Helix Gen 2 DI/SI at the console using a...

I have a Helix Gen 2 DI/SI at the console using a back transom mounted transducer and a Gen 3 Helix 12 in front using the Ultrex DI transducer. The DI images from the back transducer are really good...
Forum: Electronics 09-19-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,833
Posted By Real1
All my transom boards are mounted (screw and...

All my transom boards are mounted (screw and glue) parallel to the bottom of the boat like your original one. No purple triangle. On one of my boats, the screen for the livewell cause a problem. I...
Forum: Electronics 09-14-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,833
Posted By Real1
I don't think you get a better image with dual SI...

I don't think you get a better image with dual SI transducer but, you are right, it's more practical. You can get SI with the motor trimmed down. Again, I have SI on the trolling motor so I only...
Forum: Electronics 09-14-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,833
Posted By Real1
I have a similar set-up. I put the large XM 14 ...

I have a similar set-up. I put the large XM 14 20 MSI on the left side of the motor and a smaller high speed transducer on the right side (where your big transducer is now). Both are on a board. ...
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