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Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 03-18-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,168
Posted By Billybob
Anyone still read this?

Went with my Son and long time dive buddy yesterday for our spring shake down dive.
Lots of equipment needed some dusting off.

We managed a meals worth of fish anyway

Location: S.E. of...
Forum: Marine Electronics 08-31-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 55,166
Posted By Billybob
Re: Furuno GP 30-34 or a 1600-1800 series to emulate loran?

I never had any luck with the Loran conversion ..

I had a GP-30 and a GP-35

but never found them to be even close to accurate and the offset seemed to vary depending on a general area in the...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 06-27-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,410
Posted By Billybob
Re: Inshore Destin?

We were offshore from Navarre about 3-5 miles and it was low, low vis
That lil storm has things definitely stirred up
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 01-27-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 28,945
Posted By Billybob
Re: LA Feb tuna run?

sure there is...it just depends on the Bluewater push which can change almost daily.
you can track it on some websites.

as you know, the Mississippi River empties out there. So even when the top...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 11-04-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 14,660
Posted By Billybob
Re: Inshore conditions after Sally?

Sorry for the late answers.

2 weeks ago it was 50-80ft 20 miles out of Pensacola
Last weekend after Zeta it dropped to 5-8 feet closer to the hill and a buddy reported it dropped to 20-30 out...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 04-29-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 13,903
Posted By Billybob
AJ opens!

I've read that as long as you're totally submerged in Saltwater breathing From a self-contained air supply there's less than a 0.01% probability of contracting COVID....or AIDs or anything else for...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 11-24-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 21,403
Posted By Billybob
Re: Flounder question

This is the time of year the floundering is best but for the last 5-7 years theres been fewer and fewer...some people say B.P. oil spill (to that id say caca de toro....or something like that)...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 07-27-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,250
Posted By Billybob
Re: recommendations

Panama city diving... owner Pat...Green? Maybe (Pat something)
He's lived in P.C. all his life if I'm not mistaken so he knows the p.c. spearfishing better than anyone.

If your looking for local...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 06-23-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,721
Posted By Billybob
Re: Destin Spearfishing

so unless you're coming within the next 18 days, you won't be shooting snapper. At least Red Snapper, which makes up 90% or more of the snapper you'll see. Flounder are easy to kill once spotted...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 05-04-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,757
Posted By Billybob
Re: Pensacola Spearfishing

do you freedive or scuba? boat or beach? have a boat or need a ride?
skill level? depth abilities?
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 11-18-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,962
Posted By Billybob
Re: Best hunting in Destin area

Lionfish are actually EXCELLENT to eat so by all means if you can scare up some private numbers you'd do well with those.

Obviously they hurt like crap if you get stuck so use a tri-tip polespear...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 11-12-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,962
Posted By Billybob
Re: Best hunting in Destin area

First thing you need to ask yourself is what's LEGAL to shoot.

which the answer to that is not much

Red Snapper will be prolific but they are closed.
Triggerfish............closed...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 10-23-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,092
Posted By Billybob
Re: After Michael

Vis is phenomenal out of Pensacola right now
Cant imagine it being too nasty off of Destin
Forum: California Off-Topic 07-18-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 99,411
Posted By Billybob
Re: Early Riffe Speargun

Sell it to me then go buy you a brand new shiny one:D
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 01-09-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,585
Posted By Billybob
Re: Fishing/Spearing in April in Pensacola area?

from 9th Ave near I-10 you'll have several choices for launching
there is a new launch off of Barancas Ave on Bayou Chico..theres the old faithful at the N.E. end of the 3 mile bridge but with...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 09-01-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,679
Posted By Billybob
Re: Trade Spearfishing on Oil RIgs for Elk, Deer, Bear hunts in Idaho/ Missouri

dang...too bad u don't want to GO spearfish
it take ya up on if
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 08-08-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,347
Posted By Billybob
Re: Pensacola

Yep!! Gulf Breeze is notorious for traffic violations of ANY kind...don't DARE come off the 3 mile bridge doing over 35 with a non-Florida tag!

If you ever make it back over this way give me a...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 08-06-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,347
Posted By Billybob
Re: Pensacola

this time of year the public's out of Pensacola are HAAAAAMMMMMMMERRRRED!
I surprised you found even a lionfish
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 12-10-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,164
Posted By Billybob
Re: Cash for Lionfish

Thanks! sounds like a reasonable price.

couple more questions

How long and how do you get paid? (Paypal probably)

How do you know if a fish is over 3/4 of a pound? Weigh each of them?
...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 12-08-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,164
Posted By Billybob
Re: Cash for Lionfish

What are you paying?
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 08-08-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,219
Posted By Billybob
Re: YFT Fishing in October

The tuna action has been insane this whole summer at the rigs. Leaving from Pensacola, its probably do-able on your boat (may need extra fuel )

Just curious whats the draw to going to Venice in...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 07-27-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,098
Posted By Billybob
Re: Perdido key, Fort Pickens jetties

here's from FWC...

and with that having been said....100 feet beyond the visible jetty is gonna put you in some FAST moving DEEP water with little on the bottom.

not to mention a lot of boat...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 06-07-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,554
Posted By Billybob
Re: Lost gun

Lotta local divers in the pensacola area are on pff..

pensacolafishingforum.com

Might be worth trying there
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 05-09-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,566
Posted By Billybob
Re: Benefits for Killing Lionfish

Make it over to Pensacola and I can sure get you started. Always looking for new people who are trustworthy. I just "forget" who is all on my "call" list and you'd be surprised how many times I go...
Forum: Upper Gulfcoast 05-04-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,860
Posted By Billybob
Re: CA diver new to Pensacola

Welcome to Pensacola!

not many folks from Pensacola fequent this site, even though it's a good site for info just not a lot of local chatter

to hit more divers up check out...
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