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Forum: California Spearfishing 08-21-2019, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Twisted Trader
Need dive buddy for Lobster opening

I have the boat that can get us to Catalina for a couple days and nights of diving for bugz. I need a buddy or two that are willing to share the expenses. I am retired so I am able to go any day of...
Forum: California Spearfishing 07-29-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 24,513
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Palapas Ventana Flop

For the last 5 years my buddies and I drive into Baja with my 22 ft boat. We initially stop at San Lucas Cove for 4 to 6 days of diving at San Marcos Island or venture to Island Tortuga. We...
Forum: California Spearfishing 05-24-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,098
Posted By Twisted Trader
Recommendations for new Depth/Fish finder

My Furuno Depth GPS Sonar Radar unit just died after living on a not too often used boat. May it rest in Peace.

Here is the question. What are your suggestions for a new unit that will provide...
Forum: California Spearfishing 04-08-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,949
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Bahia de los Angeles

Our group is heading south on may 3. Hitting San Lucas Cove first for a few days, then to BOLA for another week. Four divers in one truck and hauling our own 22' boat. This will be our 5th year of...
Forum: Anywhere else! 12-05-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,210
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: La Paz, Baja

My buddies and I will be at San Lucas Cove or in BOLA around the 1 st of May with an22 ft boat. Meet up with us for a couple of days of diving.


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Forum: California Spearfishing 10-15-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Diving buddy needed Catalina Midweek

Thanks for the great information Bob. My tentative plan is for late this week/ early next week and launching out of Sunset Harbor, Overnighting at Cat Harbor and diving the backside, but it all...
Forum: California Spearfishing 10-15-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By Twisted Trader
Diving buddy needed Catalina Midweek

So here is the deal.
The weather according to Sailflo appears to be pretty ideal to dive for fish and bugs at Catalina. I am proposing three days diving and two overnights at the Island Maybe an...
Forum: California Spearfishing 08-04-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,353
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Boat advice

Don't forget about the trailer. I bought my boat and trailer and had to immediately replace 4 tires, redo all brakes, rewire the trailer, have the surge brake rebuilt, and replace all lights. That...
Forum: California Spearfishing 05-26-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,196
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Bay of LA Baja thanksgiving weekend

Three weeks ago it was 59 degrees at Isla Smith and 65 degrees at Guardian Angel. Check out temp break. We wore 5 mm and were quite comfy. Take both.
Forum: California Spearfishing 05-25-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,196
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Bay of LA Baja thanksgiving weekend

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Aric always finds the slugs. a very nice Gulf Grouper weighing 32 lbs.



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Forum: California Spearfishing 05-25-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,196
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Bay of LA Baja thanksgiving weekend

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Forum: California Spearfishing 05-25-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,196
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Bay of LA Baja thanksgiving weekend

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This is our catch of our last day at the big Island. many of the fish were in the 15 to 25 lb range.

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Forum: California Spearfishing 05-25-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,196
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Bay of LA Baja thanksgiving weekend

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I am very proud of this 16 lb Cabrilla. They were swarming around us.



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Forum: California Spearfishing 05-25-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,196
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Bay of LA Baja thanksgiving weekend

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Forum: California Spearfishing 05-25-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,196
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Bay of LA Baja thanksgiving weekend

Here are a few pics of our adventure to BOLA and San Lucas Cove
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Forum: California Spearfishing 05-25-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,196
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Bay of LA Baja thanksgiving weekend

No, we did not go with MainPhrame. The wind was howling at BOLA on our way south, so we hit San Lucas Cove for a couple of days diving there. Managed some AmberJack and Gulf Grouper there. When...
Forum: California Spearfishing 05-25-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,196
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Bay of LA Baja thanksgiving weekend

My buddies and I just returned from BOLA. I was able to upgrade my diving platform from a 14 ft Zodiac to a 22 ft Scout with 225 Yamaha. We were finally able to dive the Big Island and it is what...
Forum: California Spearfishing 03-08-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,563
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Celebrating 40 Years in the Water

Still living the dream...
Back in high school, while living in Monterey, I got into reading the novels and adventures of John Steinbeck. I explored the Pastures of Heaven in Carmel Valley, Of mice...
Forum: California Spearfishing 10-28-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,058
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Activities around Palm Desert/Thermal

it is hot there. So very hot.
Get used to driving to do activities. The good news is that you are really close to Baja and the sea of Cortez. The Sierras are a few hours north and there are...
Forum: California Spearfishing 09-30-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,927
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Baja Diving Expedition Buddy Needed

Thanks for the reply. And the invitation. We typically hit that area in the spring. This coming weekend we will be in Catalina hunting for bugs by night and Yellowtail by day. The Zodiac has now...
Forum: California Spearfishing 07-04-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,927
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Baja Diving Expedition Buddy Needed

Here is an update to this post. I have upgraded from my 15 ft Zodiac to a 22 ft Scout with a 225 Yamaha. All the Islands of BOLA are now fair game for me and my buddies. Not to mention Catalina...
Forum: California Spearfishing 05-05-2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,927
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Baja Diving Expedition Buddy Needed

Puereticitos sounds OK to me lots of folk go there diving. I have not, but there are reports that the diving may be good there. BOLA is pretty wonderful also. Like i said there is now a Zodiac to get...
Forum: California Spearfishing 05-04-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,927
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Baja Diving Expedition Buddy Needed

so this thread is now about 5 years old. I have managed to find a good buddy who also wanted to Dive Baja. We have been to Punta Abreojos, BOLA, and Loreto. Drank Tecate Tequila, eaten Yellowtail...
Forum: California Spearfishing 04-23-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,764
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Who trains on Bicycles or other ways

Here is my perspective on this discussion at the ripe old age of 67,
I originally received my SCUBA certification at the age of 18. At that time, while living in the SLO area I was able to freedive...
Forum: California Spearfishing 02-12-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,313
Posted By Twisted Trader
Re: Freedive watch

I recently purchased a Pyle dive watch and it worked and recorded my dives perfectly. Under 100 bucks.
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