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  Topic: Flounder closure
downeaster

Replies: 42
Views: 12623

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:59 am   Subject: Flounder closure
Looks to me that most of the restrictions that have been added on both commercial and recs over the past 15 years are now starting to show good results. Its too bad the DMF is not aware of it though ...
  Topic: Motor trouble
downeaster

Replies: 4
Views: 2633

PostForum: The Boat Yard   Posted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:15 am   Subject: Motor trouble
Obviously a fuel problem in my opinion. Might be time to rebuild carbs. and hold fuel pump diaphragm up to a bright light to check for holes or tears. Does motor seem to be flooding out or starved fo ...
  Topic: Dorian
downeaster

Replies: 18
Views: 6310

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:23 am   Subject: Dorian
A web site that I like is windy.com when it comes to tracking storms. Hope its ok to post website on this forum and if not please remove.
  Topic: Dorian
downeaster

Replies: 18
Views: 6310

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:21 am   Subject: Re: Dorian
Not liking the track on Wavecast Looking like Florida will get the worst of it right now.
  Topic: Flounder closure
downeaster

Replies: 42
Views: 12623

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:28 am   Subject: Flounder closure
or take a test for a 6 pack license and claim you are a guide . Am not sure if you must have customers or not since the rules is supposed to allow the guide's boat 4 flounder per day for most of t ...
  Topic: Flounder closure
downeaster

Replies: 42
Views: 12623

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:49 am   Subject: Flounder closure
What is the source for "guides can keep four flounder" . I see nothing on the DMF page. Is this fact or more internet BS? On the bright side, I should have enough rigs ready for next seaso ...
  Topic: Flounder closure
downeaster

Replies: 42
Views: 12623

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:07 pm   Subject: Flounder closure
DE, you do know that 98% of the commercial southern flounder in the SE Atlantic States is provided by NC.

I'm sure you are also well aware of the traditional rec/commercial split of harvest in NC. ...
  Topic: Flounder closure
downeaster

Replies: 42
Views: 12623

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:32 pm   Subject: Flounder closure
closing until mid August of next year to most recs unless you are willing to pay the big bucks to use a professional fishing guide. Since the CCA is made up of numerous fishing guides they made darn ...
  Topic: Flounder closure
downeaster

Replies: 42
Views: 12623

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:28 am   Subject: Flounder closure
Looks like its over for rec flounder fishermen within a week or so along with a short season for commercials. Strange that they are going to allow rec fishing guides to still keep flounder all year ...
  Topic: Flounder closure
downeaster

Replies: 42
Views: 12623

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:17 am   Subject: Flounder closure
have no idea as to how many are designated as sanctuary. The fact is these sanctuaries provide baby oysters that drift around until they locate a home and will eventually end up on some consumers pl ...
  Topic: Flounder closure
downeaster

Replies: 42
Views: 12623

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:59 am   Subject: Flounder closure
The NCDMF spends a lot of money with their oyster shell restocking and there is no reason why they cant start up a hatchery to raise certain fish species. Most of them are paid to study problems and ...
  Topic: Anyone else notice a big increase in sharks this year?
downeaster

Replies: 14
Views: 5179

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:54 am   Subject: Anyone else notice a big increase in sharks this year?
Interesting post from a well know poster over on another website which was posted a few months ago concerning sharks population according to a couple of shark experts over at the UNCWilminton. Eviden ...
  Topic: If you are in the new truck market, read this before buying.
downeaster

Replies: 16
Views: 5858

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:53 pm   Subject: If you are in the new truck market, read this before buying.
Bought the first year Nissan Titan with V-8 4wd back in 2004 in order to pull my travel trailer that I had just bought, Was finally able to get rid of the piece of crap trailer after about 6 years ...
  Topic: 2020 NC flounder season?
downeaster

Replies: 28
Views: 12291

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:46 pm   Subject: 2020 NC flounder season?
The current proposal has Recs open 5 1/2 weeks next year and Coms open 5 1/2 months. The Commercial guys will also be able to keep smaller fish. 12 1/2 and 15 1/2 inches. That doesn't seem equitable t ...
  Topic: 2020 NC flounder season?
downeaster

Replies: 28
Views: 12291

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:58 pm   Subject: 2020 NC flounder season?
The current proposal has Recs open 5 1/2 weeks next year and Coms open 5 1/2 months. The Commercial guys will also be able to keep smaller fish. 12 1/2 and 15 1/2 inches. That doesn't seem equitable t ...
  Topic: 2020 NC flounder season?
downeaster

Replies: 28
Views: 12291

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:45 am   Subject: 2020 NC flounder season?
I'll tell you why southern flounder are still classified as overfished. The DMF changed the definition back in 2010. When the first southern flounder management plan was developed the SPR (spawning p ...
  Topic: Guy who pulled shark behind boat...
downeaster

Replies: 20
Views: 9591

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:55 pm   Subject: Guy who pulled shark behind boat...
wasn't aware it was illegal to shoot at a shark if it was attacking your boat? At least that would have been my defense. Florida has a stand your ground law that if you feel your life is threatened ...
  Topic: Best fishing pier on Outer Banks?
downeaster

Replies: 9
Views: 10554

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:28 pm   Subject: Best fishing pier on Outer Banks?
when I lived there many years ago, the Nags Head pier was as good as any with decent restaurant. It even had a few apartments that they rented out to the fishermen long term or short term. Have not ...
  Topic: Snook in North Carolina
downeaster

Replies: 14
Views: 13468

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:21 pm   Subject: Snook in North Carolina
I have caught snook in Core sound while flounder gill netting along with several bonefish over the past 20 years.[/img]
  Topic: Life Expectancy of 4 stroke outboards
downeaster

Replies: 20
Views: 16740

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:19 pm   Subject: Life Expectancy of 4 stroke outboards
had almost 4,000 hrs and still ran well, on my 1991 Suzuki 90 4 stroker before I traded it in on a 1998 model of the same power. That was when I did a lot of flounder gill netting . Changed the oil ...
  Topic: Caught in castnet lots of them
downeaster

Replies: 2
Views: 3367

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:48 pm   Subject: Caught in castnet lots of them
sheepshead minnow. often found along the edge of saltwater marshes along NC
  Topic: help on Trane air/heat
downeaster

Replies: 38
Views: 23659

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Thu May 31, 2018 6:13 pm   Subject: help on Trane air/heat
thanks folks for the much needed help.
  Topic: help on Trane air/heat
downeaster

Replies: 38
Views: 23659

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Thu May 31, 2018 1:19 pm   Subject: help on Trane air/heat
am I supposed to initiate the small claims court approach or supposed to wait for the company to take me to court? Not going to send them a dime until they come closer to the price I was quoted or the ...
  Topic: help on Trane air/heat
downeaster

Replies: 38
Views: 23659

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Thu May 31, 2018 7:46 am   Subject: help on Trane air/heat
have not paid them a dime yet. Most people tell me and from what I have read that to change out a txv valve is about an hour job plus another hour to pump the system down and re-install the old Freon. ...
  Topic: help on Trane air/heat
downeaster

Replies: 38
Views: 23659

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 2:20 pm   Subject: help on Trane air/heat
I didnít think you could buy freon without a license

You can as long as its over 20lbs. Have no earthly idea as to why you or I can purchase 1000 lbs of the stuff but not allowed to purchase 5 or 6 ...
  Topic: help on Trane air/heat
downeaster

Replies: 38
Views: 23659

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 1:45 pm   Subject: help on Trane air/heat
parts were Fedexed to Repair shop and supplied by Trane at no cost. From what I can tell the repairman spent a total of 3 hours at my house, which is about 14 miles from shop , NC sales tax of 7% on ...
  Topic: help on Trane air/heat
downeaster

Replies: 38
Views: 23659

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 8:21 am   Subject: help on Trane air/heat
baytrol 23, if your technicians tell one of your customers that it looks like the job will end up costing about 300 dollars after the diagnostic trip do you allow him or her to tack on another 500 do ...
  Topic: help on Trane air/heat
downeaster

Replies: 38
Views: 23659

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 7:43 am   Subject: help on Trane air/heat
evidently you must reclaim Freon in your unit to a new or clean tank in order to put it back into your system. The Dealer claims they did not have a clean reclaim tank so it forced me to use new Freon ...
  Topic: help on Trane air/heat
downeaster

Replies: 38
Views: 23659

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 7:12 pm   Subject: help on Trane air/heat
I would hold them to the estimate!! That keeps companies from low-balling to get the job then jacking up the bill. Small claims court is cheap and easy. By the way r410a is $5.00 a lb on amazon.

Si ...
  Topic: help on Trane air/heat
downeaster

Replies: 38
Views: 23659

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 6:32 pm   Subject: help on Trane air/heat
parts were suppose to be under warrantee therefore there was no cost for parts other than 7 lbs of R410 Freon which I was told should have been re-used but since the Repairman did not carry a re-clai ...
 
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