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I recently replace my fuel lines (and primer) and installed a fuel/water separator. Afterwards I started having hot start problems. I checked my lines, everything looks good. Changed my spark plugs, battery if fairly new, battery connections look fine...Have no problems running. No problems with cold starts...any help would be greatly appreciated.

February 08, 2016 at 10:02pm

My Dad and I are fishing in Cocodrie this Thursday-Saturday. I know we're going against some cold weather, but we made reservations 2 months ago...

Could anyone give me some ideas on where the reds and specs are running? If worse comes to worse we can fish the locks, always something there. Was hoping to get on some specs.

Any help is greatly appreciated. God bless!

November 11, 2014 at 9:38pm

This weekend I'm making my first trip to Toledo Bend. I am staying in Milam, TX. I would really appreciate if any advice: what areas to focus on, what launch to use (Newell's Point and Emerald's Cove are closest to my cabin), etc.

I'm really looking forward to it, should be nice weather all weekend. Thanks in advance!

April 16, 2014 at 5:11am

Making my first run to Shell's Pipeline in the Basin (near Adam's Landing). Is there any advice anyone can give me? A particular canal/section I should fish? What lures?

Any help is greatly appreciated. Happy New Year's!

January 03, 2014 at 6:19am

Great news. One of the busted lpfp's had to be the issue. Boat ran great today. No problems with hot starts. The smoking was less too. Hopefully I get a good stretch with no problems.

Thanks again for everyone commenting. I really appreciate your time.

February 13, 2016 at 7:18pm

Thanks guys. The pumps should arrive today. I'll replace them then make a run.

The water/fuel filter is only a month old, but I will definitely replace it next if the issue is not resolved. I will keep everyone updated. Thanks again for the comments.

February 12, 2016 at 6:50am

I took off the bottom lpfp, squeeze the primer, nothing came out...i pull out the top one, squeezed the primer and gas came out the middle of the back side. Should I replace it?

February 09, 2016 at 10:18am

Thanks again for your help.

I did run the new line as the factory had it. I will double-check this morning if there is a pinch. I'll also empty/clean the fuel filter element.

I'm about to order some new LPFP's...like I said they are not that expensive, and even though one has been replaced, I'm sure the other two are overdue.

I will keep you updated. Thanks for taking your time to comment.

February 09, 2016 at 7:05am

I don't remember if I had the problem before or not, you know how the mind gets.

I also replaced the fuel line in the motor going to the filter with a regular, alcohol resistant fuel line. Is it a special fuel line that's in the motor?

I had one of the lp fuel pumps changed out last year, not sure which one. This model motor (vx200tlrb) has 3. I'm considering changing all 3, doesn't cost much and it wouldn't hurt. The motor smokes a lot when it starts, from reading other posts online lpfp's could cause that.

February 08, 2016 at 10:31pm
A comment titled: Re: A Good Days Fishing in response to a report titled: A Good Days Fishing

Very nice fish! Great job on rehabilitating her!

February 01, 2016 at 9:42pm
A comment titled: Trip in response to a report titled: Great Trip

Very nice!

November 30, 2014 at 7:30pm
A comment titled: Bass in response to a report titled: reports

Sorry I didn't reply quick enough. Let me know if you still need some ideas. Just send a private message...thanks.

November 30, 2014 at 7:29pm
A comment titled: south la in response to a report titled: reports

What water are you looking into?

November 26, 2014 at 10:06pm
A comment titled: Weight in response to a report titled: Goodtimes Open Team Tournament

What weight took first?

October 21, 2014 at 6:45pm
A comment titled: Maps in response to a report titled: Spillway Map

Doiron's has maps. I believe Bayside Marina does too. You could also check Ivy's Tackle in Morgan City.

September 17, 2014 at 6:22am
A comment titled: ? in response to a report titled: bass in school

I've never fished a spoon for bass, but they've been getting a lot of attention lately. Do you mind sharing where and what conditions you were fishing?

July 29, 2014 at 1:31am
A comment titled: Trokar Punching Hook in response to a report titled: Punching hook

If I'm flipping/pitching, I'll use a Gama 4/0 superline hook. For punching I like to use Trokar's Flipping Hook (4/0 or 5/0). Try with a snell knot.

http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Lazer_Trokar_Flippin_Hook/descpage-ECTFH.html

July 25, 2014 at 9:52am
A comment titled: Nice in response to a report titled: Spillway

I only bass fish, but man have the bream been biting on every soft plastic (even beavers) I throw. I feel bad b/c I normally take out an eye ball. Nice loot!

July 17, 2014 at 9:19pm
A comment titled: Lethal Weapon in response to a report titled: Swim bait questions

Sure will. I'm going to Toledo Bend next week, would be a perfect place to try them. Thanks for the heads up.

May 13, 2014 at 2:57pm
A comment titled: Swimbait in response to a report titled: Swim bait questions

JB, I'm also a fan of the Dippers. Junebug is a solid color too, especially for dirty water.

As far as rod, I use a Med 7' (Veritas) with my swimbaits.

May 13, 2014 at 9:25am
A comment titled: Swimbaits in response to a report titled: Swim bait questions

I use a few different swimbaits: Strike King's Caffeine Shad & Swim N Shiner, Yamamoto's Swimming Senko, and Zoom's Swimming Fluke (with paddletail). Like most lures, the water color dictates the color used. In clear water, I like watermelon's, green pumpkin's, natural colors (like a gizzard shad). If the water's dirty, I like something chartreuse (I love Yamamotos chartreuse shad in dirty water) or pearl.

If I go weightless, I'll use a EWG (5/0 or 6/0). If weighted I love Owner's weighted twistlocks. Either way, I like a small diameter hook for better hook sets. You want to use the lightest weight possible. I only use Fluoro with swimbaits.

I fish it like a worm almost, I'll cast, let it sink, pop it up, retrieve a little, let it sink...repeat.

Hope this helps.

May 13, 2014 at 5:35am
A comment titled: Thanks in response to a report titled: First trip to Toledo Bend

Appreciate both of you taking the time and offering advice! Hopefully I'll have some pics to post Monday morning!

April 16, 2014 at 4:25pm
A comment titled: @Whiteboots in response to a report titled: Manchac Results

What color skirt you used on your spinnerbait Thanks for sharing.

January 15, 2014 at 6:12am
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