Monthly Archives: August 2007

Muddy Water, go see….

the Detroit Tigers.       Most anglers stay off the lakes after several days of rain.  The waters become muddy and the bite gets tough.  So what  is there to do?  Go see the hometown heroes of course. This … Continue reading

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Illinois Hunters One Step Ahead

Michigan is falling behind the times again.  While the governor wants to raise the rates, she and the DNR should be looking at keeping the hunters we have still active. Illinois has just passed a law, where anyone over the … Continue reading

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Its Not All About Fishing

On the last trip to the Upper, the fishing was good, but not spectacular.  I wouldn’t trade the trip for anything though.  It seems like everytime you head out to the outdoors, you see something that makes that one particular … Continue reading

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Just a Fly on the Dock

I think the old saying was actually “Fly on the Wall”.  Originally I was going to start with something like, ” Shuddup, then Listen and Learn”.  Guess thats just not politically correct anymore. The first night in the Upper Peninsula … Continue reading

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Perch, Perch and a few Walleye

The weekend report: The few people who are targeting walleye are bringing in their limits out from Brest Bay, and up towards the Detroit Light.  Harnesses are doing well, but getting those suspended fish with spoons and crankbaits is working too. … Continue reading

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Ladies and Ice Fishing

Thursday,  I had the opportunity to meet a woman who was interested in ice fishing, yep that cold weather sport.  And why not, when you think about it, women are just as accessible to this winter sport as men today.  … Continue reading

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The Nudge

There are so many different terms when it comes to fishing,  specially muskie fishing.  You have follows, boils, rolls,  and now the “nudge”.  I was thinking about this up north, and after several occurances I decided to give it a … Continue reading

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Always remember to…

Retie your lines every night. It doesnt seem like a huge thing to do, but well worth the time it takes to sit around. I had been playing around with my medium action casting rod for just about everything the … Continue reading

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Dropshotting for ….Pike?

The lake the cabin is on has quite a few rather large smallmouth bass,  and to catch them on artificial baits is next to impossible.  One of the few productive methods has been using a minnow rigged under a slip … Continue reading

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9.5 hrs later, back in town

10 days in the Upper was fantastic,  fishing was ok,  but was good to get out of town.  Was ready to come back though.  Will be writing about the trip during the next few days, and will be getting a … Continue reading

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