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by Kyle Bakis
January 16th, 2018, 10:31 am
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: The Soup Tank hopefully coming out in 2018.
Replies: 11
Views: 429

Re: The Soup Tank hopefully coming out in 2018.

Looks good. Been reading the posts on facebook, if you hit that $399 price point it's gonna be a home run. Put me down for one!
by Kyle Bakis
December 13th, 2017, 8:53 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: CPR Tournament Locations/Timeframes
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: CPR Tournament Locations/Timeframes

I have no idea where an event should be held but, if the timeline of it is early/mid March, I'll be there!
by Kyle Bakis
December 11th, 2017, 9:30 am
Forum: Striper Talk
Topic: Striper Mafia Winter Open - 12/9
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: Striper Mafia Winter Open - 12/9

Looks like another smashing success Mike! Funny, I was just reading a post on the old soup from around 2010 where you and some others were brainstorming about ways to promote catch and release and at the same time prevent cheating in tournaments. I can't comment one way or the other on the cheating ...
by Kyle Bakis
December 9th, 2017, 9:46 am
Forum: Show Us Your Rig
Topic: 1870 Crestliner
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Re: 1870 Crestliner

Cool boat Steve. Center consoles are where it's at! :hellyea:
by Kyle Bakis
November 24th, 2017, 12:23 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Black Friday
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Black Friday

Happy Black Friday! Don't become a statistic. :ericpeace: This is good for a chuckle if your sense of humor is slightly twisted like mine. http://blackfridaydeathcount.com/
by Kyle Bakis
November 23rd, 2017, 5:11 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving
Replies: 4
Views: 86

Re: Happy Thanksgiving

Yup thanks! Happy thanksgiving to all. Hope everyone enjoys the turkey and the time with friends/family!
by Kyle Bakis
November 20th, 2017, 3:36 pm
Forum: Striper Talk
Topic: 11-20-17 SOUND OFF
Replies: 40
Views: 688

Re: 11-20-17 SOUND OFF

Here as always
by Kyle Bakis
November 15th, 2017, 9:38 pm
Forum: My Bait is BIGGER than your Bass
Topic: Jackpot.
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: Jackpot.

Oh yeah! :hellyea:
by Kyle Bakis
November 11th, 2017, 10:37 am
Forum: 2017 SSTG
Topic: PICS
Replies: 8
Views: 301

Re: PICS

Nice pics everyone! Looks like a blast. Hopefully I can make it next year...
by Kyle Bakis
October 25th, 2017, 9:22 am
Forum: Tips, Tricks and Techniques
Topic: Tricked Dannvo LV-8
Replies: 4
Views: 196

Re: Tricked Dannvo LV-8

I like that, will be cutting one up soon to experiment.
by Kyle Bakis
October 7th, 2017, 11:31 pm
Forum: Striper Talk
Topic: Taking it on the road.....
Replies: 25
Views: 1071

Re: Taking it on the road.....

Facebook tells me team Big Fish Outfitters (David, Shawn, Todd) pulled out a double win with both first place overall and the biggest fish prize! Way to go gentleman! :bow: Some good pics on the Striper Mafia page. Looks like everyone had fun!
by Kyle Bakis
October 7th, 2017, 11:23 pm
Forum: Rhodhiss
Topic: 10/6/17
Replies: 6
Views: 189

Re: 10/6/17

Nice fish, sounds like a good day on the water. Not to go too far off topic but, remind me what kind of boat you have?
by Kyle Bakis
September 28th, 2017, 11:29 am
Forum: Striper Talk
Topic: Taking it on the road.....
Replies: 25
Views: 1071

Re: Taking it on the road.....

Trailer looks awesome. Definitely jealous. I actually asked the other chief engineer on my ship if he would come back to work early so I could be home in time to fish the tournament! I told him I'd split my winnings with him!! He said no. I told him that's fine, but he needed to come back in time fo...
by Kyle Bakis
September 21st, 2017, 4:02 am
Forum: Off Species
Topic: some pics from Venice
Replies: 9
Views: 270

Re: some pics from Venice

Nice reds Steve. Venice is definitely on my fishing destination bucket list. You ever fish offshore down there? I'd love to go after some yellowfin tuna around the oil rigs down that way.
by Kyle Bakis
August 29th, 2017, 10:51 am
Forum: SSTG (Striper Soup Troup Group)
Topic: 2017 SSTG
Replies: 6
Views: 224

Re: 2017 SSTG

Crap, gonna miss it AGAIN... :wall: Maybe I'll make it in 2018!
by Kyle Bakis
July 17th, 2017, 9:06 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Want to purchase NEW camera to take pics of fish
Replies: 4
Views: 254

Re: Want to purchase NEW camera to take pics of fish

I agree with the smartphone idea. I have an iPhone 7 and love it. It's water resistant which is a nice bonus. If you want a dedicated camera though I feel you can't go wrong with any of the Nikon coolpix series. I've owned several of them over the years and liked them all. They have several models t...
by Kyle Bakis
June 2nd, 2017, 9:26 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Cool shirt for a cool cause.....
Replies: 9
Views: 471

Re: Cool shirt for a cool cause.....

Looking good Mike, can't wait to get mine!
by Kyle Bakis
May 27th, 2017, 2:30 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Memorial Weekend/Day
Replies: 6
Views: 318

Re: Memorial Weekend/Day

Thanks for sharing that guys. My grandfather served in the Army Air Force in the Pacific during WW2. He was the tail gunner in the B-29 bomber "Ready Teddy". Not sure how many missions he flew but he had 2 confirmed enemy plane kills. He was injured and was awarded a Purple Heart. Like most, he didn...
by Kyle Bakis
May 24th, 2017, 9:11 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: 20 gal. SBT II for Sale
Replies: 5
Views: 522

Re: 20 gal. SBT II for Sale

Stewart, I'll answer for Michael...tank was sold to me back in March.
by Kyle Bakis
May 22nd, 2017, 9:05 pm
Forum: 'OFF' Species
Topic: Cabelas "King Kat" result
Replies: 7
Views: 452

Re: Cabelas "King Kat" result

Good job guys. I saw the weigh-in results...you took it by a decent margin.
by Kyle Bakis
May 10th, 2017, 9:28 pm
Forum: CAN DO Attitude
Topic: April 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 157

Re: April 2017

Way to go Jason!
by Kyle Bakis
May 10th, 2017, 9:27 pm
Forum: CAN DO Attitude
Topic: March 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 199

Re: March 2017

Holy shit Dustin, 33 cans! Running away with the win...
by Kyle Bakis
February 22nd, 2017, 10:00 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: 20 gal. SBT II for Sale
Replies: 5
Views: 522

Re: 20 gal. SBT II for Sale

Michael,

I'm interested...PM sent.

Kyle
by Kyle Bakis
February 3rd, 2017, 10:30 am
Forum: CAN DO Attitude
Topic: January 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 304

Re: January 2017

Riley, good job man. I enjoy reading your reports.
by Kyle Bakis
October 5th, 2016, 5:04 pm
Forum: CAN DO Attitude
Topic: September 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 432

Re: September 2016

:hellyea: Thanks guys! Of course this was just in time. I'm going to miss some of the best fishing of the year...I'll be out of the country for the next 4 months starting this Sunday. :wall: Post lots of reports so I can live vicariously through you guys while I'm 10,000 miles away!
by Kyle Bakis
October 3rd, 2016, 8:47 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 4
Views: 258

Re: Newbie

Welcome Charles. It's definitely a good group of people here.
by Kyle Bakis
October 1st, 2016, 8:36 pm
Forum: Rhodhiss
Topic: Rhodhiss 9/30
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Re: Rhodhiss 9/30

Nice trip there Will.
by Kyle Bakis
September 16th, 2016, 11:39 am
Forum: Striper Talk
Topic: Maine Stripers
Replies: 4
Views: 394

Maine Stripers

For some reason I thought I posted this earlier this summer... Spent a week with my wife, kids and parents in Boothbay Harbor Maine 7/30 to 8/6 this summer. We do this trip every year I'm not out of the country (every other year basically). This is only the second year we've stayed in this particula...
by Kyle Bakis
September 16th, 2016, 10:27 am
Forum: 'OFF' Species
Topic: PCB Kings and Spanish - Week of Labor Day
Replies: 7
Views: 451

Re: PCB Kings and Spanish - Week of Labor Day

Nice King! I love fishing PCB. :drool: Can't beat smoked kingfish/mackerel dip... I'll be down there in the spring camping at St. Andrews state park. Can't wait to get some cobia!
by Kyle Bakis
July 22nd, 2016, 5:09 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Lenoir City Lodging?
Replies: 11
Views: 723

Re: Lenoir City Lodging?

If I were alone I'd be tempted to sleep on the boat...I should just tell my brother in law tough shit, we're sleeping aboard! The weather though this weekend...shit, 110 degree heat index! I called a few of the places mentioned by you guys. We ended up booking the Hampton Inn on Rt. 321. I'll let yo...
by Kyle Bakis
July 21st, 2016, 1:01 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Pokemon Madness
Replies: 2
Views: 283

Re: Pokemon Madness

I like Pokemon hunting...wait...are we talking about the same thing?? :ericpeace:

by Kyle Bakis
July 18th, 2016, 11:48 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Lenoir City Lodging?
Replies: 11
Views: 723

Lenoir City Lodging?

I'm planning a last-minute trip to fish the Lenoir City area this weekend. Looking for any suggestions on a place for my brother-in-law and I to stay...we don't need anything fancy, just a safe place to park the boat/truck and somewhere to sleep. Air conditioning would be a bonus ;) Do any of the in...
by Kyle Bakis
July 17th, 2016, 3:45 pm
Forum: YCDWID
Topic: Marine Engineer, I fix stuff...
Replies: 3
Views: 372

Marine Engineer, I fix stuff...

Since a kid, I was always obsessed and drawn to boats, the water and fishing. I grew up in Massachusetts. I cut my teeth bass, pickerel and bluegill fishing from an old canoe. The highlight of those years being a FAT 25" largemouth caught (and released...no weight, or even pics unfortunately) from a...
by Kyle Bakis
July 17th, 2016, 12:21 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Insanity?
Replies: 3
Views: 331

Insanity?

Am I insane? Might be a rhetorical question... While driving home from Ft. Lauderdale (I-75 for most of the way) yesterday I decided I'd make the pilgrimage to both the original Striper Soup store AND the new Striper Soup Outfitters. I had never been to either. I met Mike in Ga and spoke with him fo...
by Kyle Bakis
July 4th, 2016, 4:33 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: ICAST - July 12-15th
Replies: 8
Views: 553

Re: ICAST - July 12-15th

I'm in Ft. Lauderdale this week and next taking work-related classes. I knew the show was happening next week so I looked into going but I'm not going to be done with classes until 3-4pm each afternoon and Orlando is a 3 hour drive from Ft. Lauderdale...don't think I'll be able to make it.
by Kyle Bakis
June 23rd, 2016, 3:56 pm
Forum: Striper Talk
Topic: Diving with Striper
Replies: 3
Views: 598

Re: Diving with Striper

Good article. On The Water magazine is a wealth of info when it comes to saltwater stripers. My dad (lives in Massachusetts, fishes saltwater) subscribes...every time I visit he makes sure to give me a stack of the back issues which I gladly take!
by Kyle Bakis
January 21st, 2016, 7:30 pm
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: East Tennessee Fishing Show January 21-24
Replies: 18
Views: 958

Re: East Tennessee Fishing Show January 21-24

Shit, I'm gonna have to bring more $$ than what I had set aside for that Moeller tank... Looks good, I like the hydroglow "mood lighting".
by Kyle Bakis
January 20th, 2016, 11:14 pm
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: East Tennessee Fishing Show January 21-24
Replies: 18
Views: 958

Re: East Tennessee Fishing Show January 21-24

Cabin fever? Yes. It's been COLD here. I'll have all day Friday to spend at the show, will be heading back home Sat morning. Pic of my back yard this morning...
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by Kyle Bakis
January 13th, 2016, 9:53 am
Forum: Videos
Topic: 2015 Recap Video
Replies: 10
Views: 476

Re: 2015 Recap Video

I like it. Great pics...the treble hook in the finger caught me off guard!
by Kyle Bakis
January 7th, 2016, 9:24 pm
Forum: CAN DO Attitude
Topic: 2015 CAN DO SUMMARY
Replies: 7
Views: 487

Re: 2015 CAN DO SUMMARY

Thanks to Mike and Shawn for their work with this. Only 5 cans for me this year...I hope to break into the double digits for 2016!
by Kyle Bakis
December 17th, 2015, 9:19 am
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: 8 days in, alive and kicking!
Replies: 20
Views: 1257

Re: 8 days in, alive and kicking!

That's awesome Shawn! Thanks for the update.
by Kyle Bakis
December 4th, 2015, 5:13 pm
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: Striper Soup Outfitters
Replies: 119
Views: 6108

Re: Striper Soup Outfitters

Honesty, I'd pay $200 for that! You could blow that much on a nights stay without too much effort, and, of course, good luck finding a Motel 6/Holiday Inn Express/whatever that will supply your shad at the same time. :hellyea:
by Kyle Bakis
October 9th, 2015, 8:53 am
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: BA Bait Tanks
Replies: 54
Views: 2848

Re: BA Bait Tanks

Yeah, I've been wanting to upgrade my tank for awhile...I'm gonna hold out for one of these!
by Kyle Bakis
October 7th, 2015, 10:26 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Missing Cargo Ship
Replies: 2
Views: 326

Missing Cargo Ship

Not sure if you guys have heard or followed the story about the cargo ship El Faro that went missing last week in Hurricane Joaquin... http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/07/us/el-faro-missing-ship Earlier this evening the search for survivors has been called off. Only a life ring, part of a lifeboat, misc w...

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