CTLIS56

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  1. Hey- I’ve launched a couple times from there. I’m new to va so not an expert. have been launching mostly around The fall line / upper james, but have tried deep bottom as well. Let me know if you want to meet up. Prefer to yak areas like that with a bud.
  2. Thanks guys good info
  3. Ive got the the yak attack flag/led light combo. Great product, have used for a number of years. But it’s not working at the moment. Swapped out the batteries, Im Hoping it’s just the led bulb. I have back ups coming in the mail. BUT I did notice corrosion on the battery contact within the tube. Should or has anyone ever used dialectic grease in something like this? Yakattackgear is Nice but pricey and I do not want to have to order new one. Maybe I can remove the corrosion or just replace the contact? im hoping someone much handier than me can offer some insight.
  4. Being new to VA and Richmond area, I'm trying to get dialed in to this run of fish. I've been out a few times this spring with no luck, most people saying the height, flow and staining of the water isn't right at the moment... give it another week or so.... Any advice on fishing this run of fish? Tactics? optimal conditions and tides? Is Live lining a shad effective? Are the shad visible on surface or should I be relying on my fishfinder to locate? I've been fishing under the fall line, but not too far... This feels Completely different from what I'm used to fishing in the salt and Tidal rivers of CT. But im prob overthinking it, since it's new and im out of my comfort zone. Im fishing from a Hobie Outback. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Always willing to tag along with a fellow yakker and learn.
  5. I’m in. Thanks
  6. Thanks for the great info. I have a lead on some lightly used q towers. Good to know you liked them.
  7. Gotcha. Lots of fake looking ads or poor reviews on eBay. Hopefully find a diamond in the rough. Thanks for the info
  8. Good call... any suggestions for sites to search for junkyard rails or or used parts? lots of great info, thanks for all the feedback
  9. Thanks for the replies. This is great info. I’ll look into it all. Good point about being able to take it with you vs installing factory or after market parts.
  10. Just traded in my Honda CR-V- I had factory bars and side rails. Had dealer throw them in during the prior negotiation. They Worked great. Just Got a new car,a Toyota Highlander, and the wife has smartly banned all fishing equipment from entering this car. I’ll get her 2014 crv to beat up. The only problem is.... it’s a bare roof and I couldn’t move the factory rack from my old car to this one. what are you guys using? Not a fan of the cheap foam/plastic bumpers. Need something solid, that can handle a hobie outback strapped to it, without me sweating out a long road trip or banging up my car. some of the Thule and Yakima stuff is crazy expensive, almost as much as to get something permanent installed by the dealerships. any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Would be interested to hear what yakkers In My position are using.
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  12. Just traded in my Honda CR-V- I had factory bars and side rails. Had dealer throw them in during the prior negotiation. They Worked great. WenJust Got a new car, Toyota Highlander and the wife has smartly banned all fishing equipment from entering this car. I’ll get her 2014 crv to beat up. The only problem is.... it’s a bare roof and I couldn’t move the factory rack from my old car to this one. what are you guys using? Not a fan of the cheap foam/plastic bumpers. Need something solid, that can handle a hobie outback strapped to it, without me sweating out a long road trip. some of the Thule and Yakima stuff is crazy expensive, almost as much as to get something permanent installed by the dealerships. any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Would be interested to hear what yakkers In My position are using.
  13. Any yak guys in the RVA area? I’m new to VA, I’m from CT just got down here In The last few months... been yak fishing for almost ten years. Now that I’m settled in, looking to get out and explore the James, lake Anna, any areas I can target stripers, maybe give catfish a try, etc. If any yak guys in the area want to meet up, I’m down. Looking to learn a little about the fishery. I would be more than willing to return the favor if you ever venture north, or once I get a feel for the area and can contribute. Any suggestions on good tackle shops, general areas or tips would be amazing as well.
  14. Think it’s in the thousands now