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FLOAT TUBE FISHING FORUM » Float Tubes, Pontoons and Related Equipment Discussions » Float Tube, Pontoon, and Equipment Related Discussions » helloo new to the site

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1 helloo new to the site on Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:28 am

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just got my float tube was wondering if any one knew how far can u go u out on the newport jetty?

2 Re: helloo new to the site on Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:57 am

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Welcome to the forum jerry1.
I can't help you as far as saltwater goes, but I'm sure someone else here will chime in.


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3 Re: helloo new to the site on Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:10 pm

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Welcome Jerry! and i tube newport regularly...umm you can actually go as far as you want What a Face ....but in reality, i wouldnt go past the mouth of the jetty, its gets pretty rough....plus the current is real strong there...

I got out every wednesday after work...launch at 5pm, but good luck any where you go, post some reports! Thumbs Up

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4 Re: helloo new to the site on Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:33 pm

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thanks are the coast guard all up in ur butt if u go past out ?

5 Re: helloo new to the site on Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:35 pm

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Fishingdachronarch201E how is the fishing in the afternoon?

6 Re: helloo new to the site on Mon Mar 23, 2015 1:52 pm

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Hey Jerry,

Umm ive never ventured out past the mouth of the jetty so couldnt tell you...as for the evening fishing, its awesome, lots of fish to be caught...ive had some my best days at night... salute


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7 Re: helloo new to the site on Mon Mar 23, 2015 3:46 pm

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Fishingdachronarch201E one more question are u really supposed to wear a life best or its up to u if u want to wear one or not?

8 Re: helloo new to the site on Mon Mar 23, 2015 3:53 pm

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Welcome to the forum and you just have to have Tue vest with you and the current is strong passing the mouth of the jetty I wouldn't do it

9 Re: helloo new to the site on Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:02 pm

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how do u guys keep warm in night fishing specially when the water is cold?

10 Re: helloo new to the site on Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:26 pm

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jerry1 welcome to the forum yes you just have to have your vest with you, but I strongly encourage you wear it. You never know what might happen and it is better to be safe then sorry. Also I agree with the above comments, I would not go past the mouth of the harbor. The current can be rough and you don't want to put yourself in a bad situation. I also strongly encourage you to head out with someone from the board that is willing to show you the ropes, it is a very easy activity, but hang with someone to learn the little in's and out's of saltwater tubing. Welcome jerry1 to the dark side, keep it safe and see you on the water soon.


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11 Re: helloo new to the site on Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:51 pm

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Thanks jeffcpr ive been skiff fishing and also fished in the rocks in balboa but it will be my very first time on a tube im excited and cant wait to use it for the first time

12 Re: helloo new to the site on Mon Mar 23, 2015 7:21 pm

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Welcome! Nph is way fun in a tube! I've almost been dragged out of the harbor by some wicked current. I was retieing and I didn't pay attention. Luckily I was able to kick my way by the rocks where the current isn't as strong. Close call =) The afternoon bite is pretty good. Especially at croaker alley huh tony?! Very Happy

13 Re: helloo new to the site on Mon Mar 23, 2015 8:23 pm

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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Welcome! Nph is way fun in a tube! I've almost been dragged out of the harbor by some wicked current. I was retieing and I didn't pay attention. Luckily I was able to kick my way by the rocks where the current isn't as strong. Close call =) The afternoon bite is pretty good. Especially at croaker alley huh tony?! Very Happy

Croaker alley!!! Thumbs Up


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14 Re: helloo new to the site on Mon Mar 23, 2015 8:25 pm

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As for the vest...I have mine on at all time....dont need any surprises salute I highly recommend it.....


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15 Re: helloo new to the site on Tue Mar 24, 2015 4:51 am

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Welcome to the forum jerry1

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16 Re: helloo new to the site on Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:17 am

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I always wear a vest know after those boys died at a local lake after being run over by a boat. Just go to youtube and see some float tube near accidents. I got a great light weight vest from bass pro shop for about 30 bucks and it is great! It keeps me warm, has zip up pockets for my keys, phone and wallet. Best buy out there. Never leave home without it.

17 Re: helloo new to the site on Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:44 am

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Don't mean to thread jack but jerry1 might wanna know this too. Do you have the model number/style of the vest? I need to upgrade from the orange bargain one I have. Thanks

18 Re: helloo new to the site on Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:15 pm

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wheres croaker alley @

19 Re: helloo new to the site on Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:17 pm

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not at all sirmixalot would also like to know

20 Re: helloo new to the site on Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:21 pm

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Croaker alley is a spot by the bridge fishingdacronarch nicknamed after he couldn't keep em off his hook =)

21 Re: helloo new to the site on Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:26 pm

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Tony, a couple of his buddies, and I are gonna hit nph tomorrow after work if you wanna come with

22 Re: helloo new to the site on Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:33 pm

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im off at 5 from work though?

23 Re: helloo new to the site on Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:12 pm

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$34.99 read the reviews, I got mine when it was on sell. You don't know your wearing it at all its so comfortable.

24 Re: helloo new to the site on Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:01 pm

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We don't go too far from the launch site so if you hit me or tony up we'll wait up for you or let you know where we are.
Thanks rh. I'll check that bad boy out.

25 Re: helloo new to the site on Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:33 pm

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Indeed jerry will b out there tomorrow...come on out....shoukd b 4 of us...the more the merrier...


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