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1 New to the forum. on Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:40 pm

pfflyer

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Hi all! New to the forum-not fishing/tubing, just been a few years! Looks like a great place!
A bit about me;
Been fishing S.D. fresh for many years’ mainly El Cap, Murray, Morena etc. I broke out my tube from the mothball fleet this week anticipating some upcoming fun, exercise and a battle or two!
I also fish a Mod. V Jon as well (the Doc. says get out of the boat and exercise!)
I wish to hit the salt in Mission Bay and the harbor but have a few questions before I jump in.
The first is safety, what does the C.G. require equipment wise and your suggestions on top of said requirements.
Second , are suggestions for launching and areas to fish, assuming I would be targeting mainly Bass and Halibut.
I am not looking for secret spots or techniques just general knowledge.
Hope to see you on the water,
Phil.
P.S. As I am typing this I am awaiting the arrival of my newest fishing bud(my first Grandson who was due yesterday!)

2 Re: New to the forum. on Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:46 pm

dave2375

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Welcome and congrats! May you have many years of good fishing with him

3 Re: New to the forum. on Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:50 pm

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welcome to the forum and congrats on the new fishing buddy. A few years off but I am sure he will fight right in when the time comes. As for you question on safety, CG you need a PFD, a whistle and a good par of eyes to watch out for boaters not watching for you.
I have not fished SD so I will leave the launch questions to the other members.
Again glad you found us and we look forward to your first report. afro


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4 Re: New to the forum. on Tue Jan 08, 2013 6:15 am

.:LOLLY:.

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Welcome to the boards and congratulations on the grandson!

5 Re: New to the forum. on Tue Jan 08, 2013 8:02 am

pfflyer

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Thanks for the welcome!

6 Re: New to the forum. on Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:36 am

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Awesome welcome to this great site! Congrats on the new fishin buddy!

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7 Re: New to the forum. on Wed Jan 09, 2013 8:42 pm

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Welcome aboard

8 Re: New to the forum. on Wed Jan 09, 2013 8:54 pm

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Welcome!

9 Re: New to the forum. on Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:44 pm

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Welcome

10 Re: New to the forum. on Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:46 am

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Bienvenido a la selva,.. \m/

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11 Re: New to the forum. on Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:03 am

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Welcome to the forum. Congrats on your grandson! Start giving him plastics to play with in his tub and he will get the itch to fish like is grandpa!

12 Re: New to the forum. on Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:12 am

Fisher

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welcome tot he forums and congrats

13 Re: New to the forum. on Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:46 pm

pfflyer

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Thanks guy's,
The little one arrived early yesterday and is a cute little guy! I hope to get out in a week or two. Gotta devote some serious time and effort to the little guy, my daughter and son-in law.
Got some new wading boots coming as the old one were not the best and falling apart. I will probably get a few sessions in some calm fresh water first to ease back into it. Had my knees replaced in May and I don't want to put myself in a scary situation.
I would still like some generic info on a good place to launch and target in SD bay and Mission Bay as well. I was thinking Shelter Island or Coronado under the Bay Bridge?
Into the Jungle I will go!

14 Re: New to the forum. on Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:38 pm

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cheers welcome to the world little man glad all went well and all are healthy in the end. I am sure you will find the info on launch spots so from guys here on the forum. Mean while enjoy the wee one and get thoughs legs ready to kick in the water. cheers


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