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by steve nichols
December 8th, 2017, 2:37 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Rig
Topic: 1870 Crestliner
Replies: 3
Views: 145

Re: 1870 Crestliner

Yes it is Mike, I keep saying I'm going to cut the cooler/seat off the front of the console, but I can't seem to get it done, lazy I guess, it works for me as is.
by steve nichols
December 7th, 2017, 9:42 am
Forum: Show Us Your Rig
Topic: 1870 Crestliner
Replies: 3
Views: 145

1870 Crestliner

It's a 2010 Backwater CC, has a 75hp Mercury Optimax, if you see her out on the water be sure to say hello.
by steve nichols
November 20th, 2017, 2:22 pm
Forum: Striper Talk
Topic: 11-20-17 SOUND OFF
Replies: 40
Views: 694

Re: 11-20-17 SOUND OFF

Here , couple times a week
by steve nichols
November 3rd, 2017, 6:42 am
Forum: 2017 SSTG
Topic: ***OFFICIAL**** RSVP 2017 SSTG
Replies: 21
Views: 670

Re: ***OFFICIAL**** RSVP 2017 SSTG

Well, it looks like my septic situation is going to set me back at least a day. So that means I'll have to extend my trip at least 2 days, right? I imagine I will have open seats on Sunday, Monday, and perhaps Tuesday if I drag it out that long. :chef: If you need a ride on someone's boat it is you...
by steve nichols
October 31st, 2017, 11:16 am
Forum: 2017 SSTG
Topic: ***OFFICIAL**** RSVP 2017 SSTG
Replies: 21
Views: 670

Re: ***OFFICIAL**** RSVP 2017 SSTG

Well, it looks like my septic situation is going to set me back at least a day. So that means I'll have to extend my trip at least 2 days, right? I imagine I will have open seats on Sunday, Monday, and perhaps Tuesday if I drag it out that long. :chef: If you need a ride on someone's boat it is you...
by steve nichols
October 31st, 2017, 10:10 am
Forum: 2017 SSTG
Topic: ***OFFICIAL**** RSVP 2017 SSTG
Replies: 21
Views: 670

Re: ***OFFICIAL**** RSVP 2017 SSTG

I would like to go on Thursday and Friday , my boat is available or I can catch a ride with someone needing a fishing friend. Hit me up if you need a ride or want to give a ride, either way is fine by me. I definitely would like to fish with some of you old pro's, Shawn, David, Mike, Jim, Will, etc.
by steve nichols
September 24th, 2017, 10:23 am
Forum: 2017 SSTG
Topic: ***OFFICIAL**** RSVP 2017 SSTG
Replies: 21
Views: 670

Re: ***OFFICIAL**** RSVP 2017 SSTG

1) # In party, 0
2) Dates you plan to attend , none I'm afraid.
3) Boat Y or N , N
3-a) If Y on boat, # of open seats ,0
4) Camping, CampERing or Lodging (hotel/motel etc..) , local .
5) Any other specials like food, beverage, camp chairs, etc...
by steve nichols
August 29th, 2017, 10:30 am
Forum: SSTG (Striper Soup Troup Group)
Topic: 2017 SSTG
Replies: 6
Views: 226

Re: 2017 SSTG

It will be here before you know it ! Looking forward to seeing everyone again this year.
by steve nichols
March 2nd, 2017, 5:41 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Eagle Cam link.
Replies: 4
Views: 466

Re: Eagle Cam link.

3 baby eagles ,cool ,man , cool.
by steve nichols
February 26th, 2017, 12:02 am
Forum: Show Us Your Rig
Topic: 1870 Crestliner
Replies: 8
Views: 519

Re: 1870 Crestliner

Ezell did pull a few in, hell I pulled a few hundred in , in that boat, nice ride congrads.
by steve nichols
February 5th, 2017, 3:38 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Rig
Topic: Lifetyme 2280 Tunnel...etc etc...
Replies: 90
Views: 7982

Re: Lifetyme 2280 Tunnel...etc etc...

We can all ride in that thing at once or you could just take me sometime and I'll report to the others. Nice ride Shawn.
:hellyea:
by steve nichols
December 9th, 2016, 6:21 pm
Forum: Striper Talk
Topic: Tennessee Striped Bass Association 2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1115

Re: Tennessee Striped Bass Association 2017

Congratulations David !
by steve nichols
October 19th, 2016, 7:54 am
Forum: 2016 SSTG
Topic: 2016 SSTG Photos
Replies: 9
Views: 622

Re: 2016 SSTG Photos

It's upside down on my PC
by steve nichols
October 2nd, 2016, 3:53 pm
Forum: 2016 SSTG
Topic: ***OFFICIAL*** RSVP 2016 SSTG
Replies: 23
Views: 1074

Re: ***OFFICIAL*** RSVP 2016 SSTG

1) 1 2) all days, Tues evening thru Sunday 3) no, but will if needed, but I would like to book a seat with Shawn one day and David one day if possible, other boaters as well (Keith , Will) (split costs bring beer whatever). 4) at home, I live reel close to Davids place 5) whatever we need , canopy l...
by steve nichols
September 15th, 2016, 2:15 pm
Forum: Striper Talk
Topic: Fishing shad in trout waters? Trip to The Clinch (Norris)
Replies: 7
Views: 650

Re: Fishing shad in trout waters? Trip to The Clinch (Norri

That water is in the 50's right now , Like Ezell said , to cold for most shad.
by steve nichols
August 10th, 2016, 7:19 am
Forum: 2016 SSTG
Topic: 2016 SSTG ***OFFICIAL***
Replies: 34
Views: 1992

Re: 2016 SSTG ***OFFICIAL***

I'll see ya there also !
by steve nichols
July 2nd, 2016, 6:18 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: Skipjack Feeding
Replies: 6
Views: 357

Re: Skipjack Feeding

Where are they when ya need'em
by steve nichols
June 4th, 2016, 10:13 am
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Up and moved.
Replies: 17
Views: 871

Re: Up and moved.

Congrat's Shawn, looks nice, my next move could be to the dirt , been here 27 years , to much junk to move !
by steve nichols
May 1st, 2016, 2:36 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Ron Vest 40 gal. Super Tank II for sale
Replies: 9
Views: 1187

Re: Ron Vest 40 gal. Super Tank II for sale

SOLD , sale pending pickup. !
by steve nichols
April 29th, 2016, 7:32 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from NC
Replies: 13
Views: 572

Re: Hello from NC

Good luck this weekend Matt, glad to see you here.
by steve nichols
April 16th, 2016, 8:54 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi all
Replies: 13
Views: 610

Re: Hi all

Howdy Bob, good to see you here!
by steve nichols
April 9th, 2016, 2:06 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Ron Vest 40 gal. Super Tank II for sale
Replies: 9
Views: 1187

Re: Ron Vest 40 gal. Super Tank II for sale

New pictures, more on request.
by steve nichols
March 6th, 2016, 10:38 am
Forum: 'OFF' Species
Topic: Watts Bar Cats 3-5-16
Replies: 8
Views: 726

Watts Bar Cats 3-5-16

Date:3/5/16 Weather: cloudy temp 30 to mid 50s, wind 5-10 Water: lite stain 46-49 Bait: Cutbait on bottom Tech: 10 Rods and Reels A friend of mine and I decided to go cat fishing for a while Saturday , we decided to fish in the Caney Creek area .This was probably the wrong place to launch, due to a ...
by steve nichols
March 1st, 2016, 1:27 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Where is this?
Replies: 15
Views: 894

Re: Where is this?

I think Roland is high ! :geyes:
by steve nichols
February 25th, 2016, 7:26 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: The other fun hobby.
Replies: 13
Views: 721

Re: The other fun hobby.

reach out and touch'em
by steve nichols
February 23rd, 2016, 9:10 am
Forum: Tips, Tricks and Techniques
Topic: Missing plug? What WOOD you do?
Replies: 5
Views: 605

Re: Missing plug? What WOOD you do?

The spare $1.29 plug in the bottom of the boat will do in a pinch. Just what I'd do!
by steve nichols
February 16th, 2016, 6:36 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Why we fish.
Replies: 9
Views: 640

Re: Why we fish.

by steve nichols
February 13th, 2016, 6:14 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Ron Vest 40 gal. Super Tank II for sale
Replies: 9
Views: 1187

Re: Ron Vest 40 gal. Super Tank II for sale

Also still have this tank , sorry about being unresponsive, been kinda busy here lately. 2014 model with light.
by steve nichols
February 7th, 2016, 12:36 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Tennessee
Replies: 16
Views: 811

Re: Hello from Tennessee

Good to see you here Josh !
by steve nichols
January 23rd, 2016, 6:36 pm
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: East Tennessee Fishing Show January 21-24
Replies: 18
Views: 961

Re: East Tennessee Fishing Show January 21-24

Pictures !!!! of that live bait !
by steve nichols
January 20th, 2016, 12:24 pm
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: East Tennessee Fishing Show January 21-24
Replies: 18
Views: 961

Re: East Tennessee Fishing Show January 21-24

I'll see ya there Sean !
by steve nichols
January 14th, 2016, 9:12 am
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: Striper Soup Outfitters
Replies: 119
Views: 6150

Re: Striper Soup Outfitters

okay , I'll be there.
by steve nichols
January 13th, 2016, 4:17 pm
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: Striper Soup Outfitters
Replies: 119
Views: 6150

Re: Striper Soup Outfitters

:clap: Was there today , looking good , new roof, no more water damage. :jiggy:
by steve nichols
December 24th, 2015, 7:06 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 17
Views: 765

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas To All and to All a good Bite !
by steve nichols
December 18th, 2015, 8:37 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Ron Vest 40 gal. Super Tank II for sale
Replies: 9
Views: 1187

Ron Vest 40 gal. Super Tank II for sale

I have a new Mel's Bait Tank, so I am going to sell the 40gal. Ron Vest Super Tank II, The Super Tank has been upgraded to a Dannco venturi, excellent condition. $500.00 pic's on request.
by steve nichols
December 17th, 2015, 10:54 am
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: Directional Redi-Rig Floats
Replies: 17
Views: 1051

Re: Directional Redi-Rig Floats

I have a pair that work okay. They plane out about 15 to 20 degrees at most, however they do help spread things out some.
by steve nichols
November 21st, 2015, 1:16 pm
Forum: Striper Talk
Topic: Do as I say... not as I do..... Winter Safety - READ THIS
Replies: 19
Views: 1285

Re: Do as I say... not as I do..... Winter Safety - READ THI

I'm glad your okay, be safe out there all, I'm going to try harder to be safer. a Good post
by steve nichols
November 20th, 2015, 9:48 pm
Forum: Striper Talk
Topic: Butt hole hooks
Replies: 7
Views: 760

Re: Butt hole hooks

I got 2 last year like that, and they say the hook will rot, or rust out, bull I say, I think a in time this shall pass. ouch !
by steve nichols
November 20th, 2015, 9:44 pm
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: Striper Soup Outfitters
Replies: 119
Views: 6150

Re: Striper Soup Outfitters

It'll be to damn easy to buy bait some days, this is gonna cost me. Thanks Shad Man.
by steve nichols
November 16th, 2015, 6:25 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Moving
Replies: 24
Views: 1173

Re: Moving

Damn ! go for it man !
by steve nichols
November 12th, 2015, 5:36 pm
Forum: 'OFF' Species
Topic: 11-10-2015 just fish
Replies: 12
Views: 852

Re: 11-10-2015 just fish

Justin Rose wrote:That Waleye looks tasty!
Mike said, he was !
by steve nichols
November 12th, 2015, 9:34 am
Forum: 'OFF' Species
Topic: 11-10-2015 just fish
Replies: 12
Views: 852

11-10-2015 just fish

Been fishing new areas lately, big fish are around, and being caught, but these little buggers are still fun.
by steve nichols
October 23rd, 2015, 3:23 pm
Forum: 'OFF' Species
Topic: 10-22-15 Fort loudoun Catfish
Replies: 9
Views: 762

Re: 10-22-15 Fort loudoun Catfish

Here was our bait today and yesterday and the day before, dead or alive makes no difference to them fishes.
by steve nichols
October 23rd, 2015, 2:10 pm
Forum: 'OFF' Species
Topic: 10-22-15 Fort loudoun Catfish
Replies: 9
Views: 762

10-22-15 Fort loudoun Catfish

10/22/15 Weather: 60's, Sunny, Wind 5-10mph Water: 69's Tech: cut bait and downlines , not at the same time. Bait: Jacks dead and alive 16-18 inches This report will be short and to the point, as I type real slow. Like Shawn, while looking for stripe we ran across a mess of catfish so we decided to ...
by steve nichols
October 9th, 2015, 8:09 am
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: BA Bait Tanks
Replies: 54
Views: 2855

Re: BA Bait Tanks

:popc:
by steve nichols
October 4th, 2015, 9:08 am
Forum: 2015 SSTG
Topic: OFFICIAL: PHOTOS
Replies: 41
Views: 3139

Re: OFFICIAL: PHOTOS

by steve nichols
October 1st, 2015, 2:14 pm
Forum: 2015 SSTG
Topic: OFFICIAL: PHOTOS
Replies: 41
Views: 3139

Re: OFFICIAL: PHOTOS

SSTG is on!! Some Thursday morning action, Thanks for the ride Roland it was a fun day .
by steve nichols
September 29th, 2015, 6:40 pm
Forum: 2015 SSTG
Topic: OFFICIAL RSVP FOR SSTG 2015 - OCT 2-4
Replies: 32
Views: 2058

Re: OFFICIAL RSVP FOR SSTG 2015 - OCT 2-4

Jim Davisson wrote:Can't wait, weather looks amazing. My boat seats are spoken for, but we can tag team bait and fish together if anyone's down with a multiple boat attack!
Yeah Jim I hope to find them first , then call for help, like you said tag team'em I'm down.
by steve nichols
September 28th, 2015, 4:43 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Net Rescue!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 442

Re: Net Rescue!!!

Now if you'd just found my net , I would be happier than you, I'm sure. lol Good job justin
by steve nichols
September 20th, 2015, 6:26 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New ol' guy!!
Replies: 13
Views: 815

Re: New ol' guy!!

Well hello Terry , glad you found your way here.
by steve nichols
September 20th, 2015, 9:36 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New guy
Replies: 10
Views: 650

Re: New guy

welcome to the Soup bowl !
by steve nichols
September 19th, 2015, 2:33 pm
Forum: Tennessee
Topic: Chickamauga
Replies: 14
Views: 862

Re: Chickamauga

:hellyea:
by steve nichols
September 12th, 2015, 9:40 am
Forum: 2015 SSTG
Topic: OFFICIAL FOOD THREAD
Replies: 34
Views: 1970

Re: OFFICIAL FOOD THREAD

Someone pm me with some suggestions , It would be helpful, In the mean time I'll be thinking and watching the post for thoughts. How about I bring soft drinks of all kinds, I'm thinking V-8,apple, orange, grape misc. juices and GatorAids, G2's or similar drinks , oh yeah maybe some soda, cokes or po...
by steve nichols
September 12th, 2015, 9:34 am
Forum: 2015 SSTG
Topic: OFFICIAL RSVP FOR SSTG 2015 - OCT 2-4
Replies: 32
Views: 2058

Re: OFFICIAL RSVP FOR SSTG 2015 - OCT 2-4

1) # In party 1 and a friend of mine may attend with me , Mike, then that's 2 maybe depend on motel or camping ? 2) Dates you plan to attend Friday and Saturday 3) Boat Y or N yes 3-a) If Y on boat, # of open seats 1 or 2 4) Camping, CampERing or Lodging (Arrowhead/hotel/motel etc..) Arrowhead hotel...
by steve nichols
September 6th, 2015, 9:02 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Increase allowable pic size
Replies: 5
Views: 475

Re: Increase allowable pic size

FastStone photo resizer (free on net) works great. I take pic's in large format for details , then shrink them in batch for forums. works for me.
by steve nichols
August 28th, 2015, 7:03 am
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: Past 12 months of Shad facts
Replies: 9
Views: 543

Re: Past 12 months of Shad facts

Now guess how many fish have been caught with all that bait, staggering ain't it.Thanks for sharing.
by steve nichols
August 25th, 2015, 3:27 pm
Forum: 'OFF' Species
Topic: Port Charlotte Fl. trip 8-21-15 thru 8-23-15
Replies: 15
Views: 1027

Port Charlotte Fl. trip 8-21-15 thru 8-23-15

Where to start, went down to Fl. this weekend for a quick trip. I got a flight out of Knox. 15 minutes from home for 99 bucks round trip, good deal. Left here at 7:30 and was there by 9:00 and was fishing by 10:30, to cool. I caught a bunch of small fish to use for bait, hence some of the pictures. ...
by steve nichols
July 26th, 2015, 8:38 pm
Forum: 'OFF' Species
Topic: Apalachicola trip July 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1004

Re: Apalachicola trip July 2015

Looks and sounds like fun to me, Thanks for sharing your trip
by steve nichols
June 20th, 2015, 9:37 am
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: I fit in here
Replies: 12
Views: 654

Re: I fit in here

I must be in the right place, a bunch of fish-heads like myself are here. I sold my job four years ago, and retired to Stripe fishing as my new job, the difference is now I don't get paid for all the work involved. Getting up at a ridiculous hour of the morning is now common, and usually leave the c...
by steve nichols
June 20th, 2015, 7:40 am
Forum: Videos
Topic: Water Wolf Stripers
Replies: 15
Views: 721

Re: Water Wolf Stripers

cool , thanks for sharing.
by steve nichols
June 13th, 2015, 8:19 am
Forum: Kerr/Buggs Island
Topic: 6/7/15
Replies: 10
Views: 379

Re: 6/7/15

Yes, thanks for sharing
by steve nichols
September 1st, 2014, 11:12 am
Forum: 'OFF' Species
Topic: Venice Baby, Venice! 7/31-8/2
Replies: 9
Views: 947

Re: Venice Baby, Venice! 7/31-8/2

So when are we going? Think my boat can handle that? How do they fight? thanks for sharing Will ,here's a little video of how they fight and yes your boat would work, water in Mosquito Lagoon in Fl is only 4 to 7 feet deep. if you fall out of boat , stand up. We go once or twice a year , it's a bla...
by steve nichols
September 1st, 2014, 9:39 am
Forum: 2014 SSTG
Topic: FOOD 2014 SSTG
Replies: 32
Views: 1633

Re: FOOD 2014 SSTG

"the silver bullet" is good, free beer is the best by far!
by steve nichols
April 3rd, 2014, 7:03 pm
Forum: The BIG one
Topic: 50 lb club has been attained.
Replies: 49
Views: 4596

Re: 50 lb club has been attained.

Congrats on the big fish PB. I must say I wish I had got it myself , Again way to go guys what a great fish.
by steve nichols
February 27th, 2014, 9:12 am
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: How far do you drive to fish?
Replies: 37
Views: 1082

Re: How far do you drive to fish?

Ezell Cox wrote:You missed something Snichols. I know there has to be more.
Can't tell that , it's a secret.
by steve nichols
February 26th, 2014, 6:34 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: How far do you drive to fish?
Replies: 37
Views: 1082

Re: How far do you drive to fish?

6 miles to 100 miles
by steve nichols
February 2nd, 2014, 11:45 am
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Blind draw Striper Tournaments
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: Blind draw Striper Tournaments

A four foot yardstick is pretty much needed round here ( Lowes $5:00) !!!! and a camera of course
by steve nichols
February 2nd, 2014, 11:42 am
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Blind draw Striper Tournaments
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: Blind draw Striper Tournaments

Blind Draw Tourney in this case is where boaters and non-boaters are paired together in a random manor, A Blind Draw tournament is organized in a way that the players are not ranked based on previous results or experience. The tournament usually begins by having a certain amount of players register ...
by steve nichols
February 2nd, 2014, 10:31 am
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Blind draw Striper Tournaments
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Blind draw Striper Tournaments

Hey guys I know a lot of you fish tournaments, so here is my question. Does any one have rules or guidelines for a catch and release yardstick Blind Draw tourney? The reason I ask is, The Tennessee Striped Bass Club is considering this type tourneys this year and I am looking for advise as I am on t...
by steve nichols
January 5th, 2014, 9:43 am
Forum: FisherKIDS
Topic: 2013 favorite picture
Replies: 10
Views: 710

Re: 2013 favorite picture

Here's one of my favorites , my little brother on his first Striper trip. He and I had a great day this trip.
by steve nichols
December 17th, 2013, 7:21 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Lost & looking for Norris Lake
Replies: 19
Views: 690

Re: Lost & looking for Norris Lake

I have learned many things from this man , hopefully I 've been a good student , thanks Ezell
by steve nichols
December 17th, 2013, 9:02 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Newbie in the Soup
Replies: 12
Views: 436

Re: Newbie in the Soup

Thanks for the welcome guys , I think I can be a positive addition to this site , with your all's help and wisdom.
by steve nichols
December 16th, 2013, 9:57 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Newbie in the Soup
Replies: 12
Views: 436

Newbie in the Soup

Hello out there to you fellow Striper fisherman, I am reasonably new to Striper fishing (about 3 yrs,), So I look forward to learning from you old dogs, some new tricks. Hopefully there is "some" here that will help us newbs out from time to time. I have fished many of our waterways , as I am retire...

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