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by Ryan Kummer
December 20th, 2017, 10:50 am
Forum: Striper Talk
Topic: TVA App - Favorites
Replies: 4
Views: 130

Re: TVA App - Favorites

Awesome! Thanks for sharing! In the previous app version it was super easy to add a favorite, then I thought they removed it in this new version. Glad to see it was just "hidden".
by Ryan Kummer
December 13th, 2017, 4:02 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: ATTENTION NEW SOUPERS!
Replies: 8
Views: 1028

Re: ATTENTION NEW SOUPERS!

:tupl:
by Ryan Kummer
December 12th, 2017, 4:45 pm
Forum: The Weather
Topic: Snowmageddon 2017 (VERY long post)
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Re: Snowmageddon 2017 (VERY long post)

Shawn - thanks for sharing the story. Sounds like a crazy couple days! Glad everyone is okay and sounds like no major structures were damaged.
by Ryan Kummer
November 20th, 2017, 3:44 pm
Forum: Striper Talk
Topic: 11-20-17 SOUND OFF
Replies: 40
Views: 691

Re: 11-20-17 SOUND OFF

Here, Daily.
by Ryan Kummer
August 3rd, 2017, 9:08 am
Forum: Tennessee
Topic: 7/31/17 - Old Hickory Dam
Replies: 16
Views: 450

Re: 7/31/17 - Old Hickory Dam

Ryan - where did you round up those side mounted rod holder mounts that mount in the channel along the gunnel of your crestliner? I have the 20' version of your boat and want to take advantage of that channel if I can. Hey Jason - They were on the boat when I purchased. I have looked around for the...
by Ryan Kummer
August 2nd, 2017, 9:29 pm
Forum: Tennessee
Topic: 7/31/17 - Old Hickory Dam
Replies: 16
Views: 450

Re: 7/31/17 - Old Hickory Dam

:huhh: Ryan has my old ONIX. Looks like it is doing great. I was referring to fishing in 85 degree water temp on a Trophy fishery. Just exploring. There is a boat ramp 5 minutes from my office, so that is feasible after work. Driving to the cooler water is not always possible during the weekdays wi...
by Ryan Kummer
August 1st, 2017, 2:48 pm
Forum: Tennessee
Topic: 7/31/17 - Old Hickory Dam
Replies: 16
Views: 450

Re: 7/31/17 - Old Hickory Dam

Ezell Cox wrote:Nice. How much for the fish finder?
:bounce: :bounce: :bounce: I'll give you the friend discount, but calibration might be expensive!
It is still working great! Just hasn't been marking the right stuff lately. :huhh:
by Ryan Kummer
August 1st, 2017, 10:18 am
Forum: Tennessee
Topic: 7/31/17 - Old Hickory Dam
Replies: 16
Views: 450

7/31/17 - Old Hickory Dam

Date: 7/31/17 Weather: Sunny. Upper 80s Wind: Calm Water: Muddy Water Temp: 85 Tech: Downline Bait: 4-7" gizzards Hours Fished: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Decided to launch close to work down by Old Hickory dam, check things out, and validate a bait source. Was successful at validating the bait source, but ...
by Ryan Kummer
March 9th, 2017, 11:03 am
Forum: Show Us Your Rig
Topic: 1870 Crestliner
Replies: 8
Views: 513

Re: 1870 Crestliner

The boat has experience. The trailer has a lot of miles going to where the Mercury did not need to go once on the water. Boat is well equipped. I hope & believe you will enjoy the boat as much as I did. The rig has no issues the last time I was in it. (Batteries)? You are in some wonderful waterway...
by Ryan Kummer
February 25th, 2017, 9:56 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Rig
Topic: 1870 Crestliner
Replies: 8
Views: 513

1870 Crestliner

Picked up a new to me boat last weekend. Might look extremely familiar to some. A lot of fish have come across the deck of this boat. "Only" 2248 hours, I was expecting even more. The previous owner must not have fished enough! :bounce: Compression was great at 190, 200, 190, 200. Outfitted with a 7...
by Ryan Kummer
August 3rd, 2016, 1:17 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Moving to Nashville/Old Hickory Lake Area
Replies: 7
Views: 625

Re: Moving to Nashville/Old Hickory Lake Area

Mike Ward wrote:if we get back up there then you can be one of the locals giving us the stare-down as we ride by :mrgreen:
If you stop, I can have some peanuts waiting for those elephants :hmm:
by Ryan Kummer
July 28th, 2016, 2:24 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Moving to Nashville/Old Hickory Lake Area
Replies: 7
Views: 625

Re: Moving to Nashville/Old Hickory Lake Area

Seriously - can't help you with the logistics there, but I think you're going to like the fishing........ good luck with your new life chapter! Let me know when you get settled in as I might be rolling that way again next April/May :D Thanks Mike! I will certainly do that. Hopefully I will have gai...
by Ryan Kummer
July 25th, 2016, 2:15 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Moving to Nashville/Old Hickory Lake Area
Replies: 7
Views: 625

Moving to Nashville/Old Hickory Lake Area

The time has come to leave Atlanta. I will be relocating to Hendersonville (just Northeast of Nashville on Old Hickory Lake) on 8/8 for a new position at a small analytics company. Is anyone out there in the Soup world familiar with the Hendersonville, Mount Juliet, Gallatin areas? I am looking for ...
by Ryan Kummer
July 20th, 2016, 4:15 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: 2 Cannon Sport-Troll Downriggers
Replies: 1
Views: 321

Re: 2 Cannon Sport-Troll Downriggers

Lowered price. Can also sell near Knoxville: http://knoxville.craigslist.org/spo/5681091233.html
by Ryan Kummer
June 27th, 2016, 11:04 am
Forum: 2016 SSTG
Topic: 2016 SSTG ***OFFICIAL***
Replies: 34
Views: 1992

Re: 2016 SSTG ***OFFICIAL***

I would love to attend this year but I am getting married on 10/22 so not sure this would make for a good start to the marriage... Next year!
by Ryan Kummer
June 14th, 2016, 10:22 am
Forum: YCDWID
Topic: Another IT Guy
Replies: 4
Views: 357

Re: Another IT Guy

Your company manufactures aluminum, or manufactures stuff OUT of aluminum? They manufacture aluminium flat rolled product by taking recycled content and some prime aluminium to get the desired alloy composition and then melt it down into an ingot and then roll it out. They then sell to others to ma...
by Ryan Kummer
June 14th, 2016, 9:39 am
Forum: YCDWID
Topic: Another IT Guy
Replies: 4
Views: 357

Another IT Guy

Heading into my senior year of high school I was thinking of a career outdoors. I had started my own grass cutting business when I was 15 and enjoyed the occasion trip to the river or local pond to catch whatever was biting. On all the standardized tests I would list Fisheries and Wildlife as my des...
by Ryan Kummer
May 3rd, 2016, 1:26 pm
Forum: CAN DO Attitude
Topic: April 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 424

Re: April 2016

Larry drove ~10 hours this weekend to get in one morning of fishing to out Can-Do me! I knew it! :clap:
by Ryan Kummer
January 12th, 2016, 4:55 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: 2015 Recap Video
Replies: 10
Views: 478

Re: 2015 Recap Video

Great video Mike! Looks like a good year! You guys have no shortage of massive bait up there!
by Ryan Kummer
December 15th, 2015, 5:17 pm
Forum: Tennessee
Topic: Best East TN Striper Lake?
Replies: 15
Views: 988

Re: Best East TN Striper Lake?

Alright Ryan... you've been around the Soup long enough now to know that there is a direct inverse correlation between "Best" (if "best' means frikkin pig monster stripers, but a rare few bites a trip if any) and the likelihood of it bring reported on....... :bounce: Haha, true. I should clarify, b...
by Ryan Kummer
December 15th, 2015, 4:55 pm
Forum: Tennessee
Topic: Best East TN Striper Lake?
Replies: 15
Views: 988

Best East TN Striper Lake?

I was curious to get the input from the group on the best lake for quality stripers year round in East Tennessee? It looks like Watts Bar has the most reports and most quality fish pictures, but is that the best? I know Norris used to be top notch and Ezell/Others still catch a lot on the Clinch Riv...
by Ryan Kummer
September 19th, 2015, 9:49 am
Forum: 'OFF' Species
Topic: 9-4-15 Washington Salmon Fishing
Replies: 5
Views: 575

9-4-15 Washington Salmon Fishing

Striper fishing as been non-existent for me lately, so figured I would post some pictures of my recent salmon fishing trip. We took a 10 day vacation through Oregon and Washington recently and took a salmon fishing trip out of Ilwaco, Washington. The weather was perfect. Sunny and around 50-60 degre...
by Ryan Kummer
June 30th, 2015, 9:45 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Minn Kota TERROVA 55lb 54" US2/i-PILOT LINK Trolling Motor
Replies: 2
Views: 372

Re: Minn Kota TERROVA 55lb 54" US2/i-PILOT LINK Trolling Mot

Price further reduced. Make an offer. Can sell in Atlanta, Cincinnati, or near Norris Lake in TN.
by Ryan Kummer
June 4th, 2015, 8:57 am
Forum: CAN DO Attitude
Topic: May 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 496

Re: May 2015

Thanks guys! Glad I was able to get in so much fishing last month.
by Ryan Kummer
June 3rd, 2015, 11:26 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Minn Kota TERROVA 55lb 54" US2/i-PILOT LINK Trolling Motor
Replies: 2
Views: 372

Minn Kota TERROVA 55lb 54" US2/i-PILOT LINK Trolling Motor

Pictures and contact information on Craigslist: http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/bpo/5082607305.html

You can also message me on here with questions or if you are interested. Got it from a friend, but not really powerful enough for my big pontoon.
by Ryan Kummer
May 18th, 2015, 6:33 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Home Built Cleaning Station - HDPE Sheet
Replies: 13
Views: 600

Re: Home Built Cleaning Station - HDPE Sheet

Mike Ward wrote:Ryan - was your neighbor "sunning" herself when she saw you taking the picture and had to cover up real quick :bounce:
:bounce: I actually didn't even notice that until you guys started commenting on it. I have no idea what is going on there and that is probably for the better.
by Ryan Kummer
May 18th, 2015, 5:41 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Home Built Cleaning Station - HDPE Sheet
Replies: 13
Views: 600

Re: Home Built Cleaning Station - HDPE Sheet

Final product..... Still need to finalize the water pump situation, but looking forward to not having to lug the fish up the stairs and then back down...
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by Ryan Kummer
April 30th, 2015, 7:59 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Home Built Cleaning Station - HDPE Sheet
Replies: 13
Views: 600

Re: Home Built Cleaning Station - HDPE Sheet

TimEdwards wrote:I can get you a price tommorow. I buy from 3 different suppliers.
Awesome! Thanks!
by Ryan Kummer
April 30th, 2015, 4:04 pm
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Home Built Cleaning Station - HDPE Sheet
Replies: 13
Views: 600

Re: Home Built Cleaning Station - HDPE Sheet

Shawn McNew wrote:Plastic Design MFG, Jasper, GA. (706) 692-4499
They seem to only sell in 4x8 sheet unless they have scrap. They haven't been able to find a scrap piece. Know of any other places by chance?
by Ryan Kummer
April 29th, 2015, 10:45 pm
Forum: Norfork (AR)
Topic: April, Up and Down
Replies: 12
Views: 474

Re: 3 Cans

I put double threadfin or even triple threadfin on if they're after bigger baits and I don't have any. I pull them live on freelines and planar boards Very interesting idea! I can never catch big bait where I am, so might have to give this a try. What type of hook are you using for that? How big? H...
by Ryan Kummer
April 29th, 2015, 8:07 am
Forum: Random Whateverness
Topic: Home Built Cleaning Station - HDPE Sheet
Replies: 13
Views: 600

Home Built Cleaning Station - HDPE Sheet

I am working on building a fish cleaning station for my dock that will span between 2 posts. I have all the materials for the frame, but have been looking for a large piece of HDPE cutting board material for the top. I am looking for a 60" x 24" white piece that is .5" thick. Does anyone know some p...
by Ryan Kummer
March 11th, 2015, 9:14 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: What we do for a living...
Replies: 32
Views: 2426

Re: What we do for a living...

I work as an IT Program Manager for a company called Novelis in Atlanta. They are the worlds largest aluminium recycling company and manufacturer of rolled aluminum products. Occasionally I travel around for projects and have seen multiple plants around the world. I live down in Atlanta, but do all ...
by Ryan Kummer
January 19th, 2015, 8:49 pm
Forum: CAN DO Attitude
Topic: December 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 595

Re: December 2014

Awesome! Glad I was able to start contributing some useful information! Hope to keep it coming. Does that mean :chef: will also refund my $20 dues? :tupl: Good job dude. Heck yeah, or you can come get store credit for it. Should have held off on the dues. So your telling me to be late? I will remem...
by Ryan Kummer
January 19th, 2015, 2:17 pm
Forum: CAN DO Attitude
Topic: December 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 595

Re: December 2014

Awesome! Glad I was able to start contributing some useful information! Hope to keep it coming. Does that mean :chef: will also refund my $20 dues? :tupl:
by Ryan Kummer
November 26th, 2014, 9:15 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Norris Lake Fisherman
Replies: 10
Views: 469

Re: New Norris Lake Fisherman

Ryan, good forum to be on! Have you been in the store yet? Don't do it, you'll go broke. Allatoona can be pretty fun. You can check out all the sections of the forum and get familiarized. We keep our thoughts pretty well sorted here. I have not been to the store but I drive by the 75 exit quite fre...
by Ryan Kummer
November 26th, 2014, 9:14 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Norris Lake Fisherman
Replies: 10
Views: 469

Re: New Norris Lake Fisherman

Welcome to the Soup Ryan. Norris is my favorite striper lake. Where do you fish? I fish Norris more than anyone. :bounce: Ezell - I have heard you are quite the legend on Norris. Hopefully I can pick up a thing or two. I usually fish out of Flat Hollow between Blue Springs and the Peninsula. I live...
by Ryan Kummer
November 25th, 2014, 5:51 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Norris Lake Fisherman
Replies: 10
Views: 469

New Norris Lake Fisherman

Originally from Ohio and now live in Atlanta, but do all my striper fishing on Norris Lake. Probably missing out on some good Lanier/Allatoona fishing, but don’t have a boat in GA, so that makes it a bit difficult. I have been striper fishing for about 2 years and am hoping to expand my knowledge ba...
by Ryan Kummer
November 25th, 2014, 5:10 pm
Forum: Striper Soup the Store
Topic: Reply to WIN
Replies: 35
Views: 1673

Re: Reply to WIN

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