Monthly Archives: October 2007

Advanced Gear to Have

Either you have been fishing for a while through the ice, or you have the ways and means to jump over a step or two.  This would be the time to get the newest and bluest in ice gear. Keep … Continue reading

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Basic Equipment, Pt. 2

With the safety and clothing items discussed, what is next for the angler just starting out in ice fishing?  Really this all depends on the amount of money that can be spent without going bankrupt.  My advice for the young … Continue reading

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Gearing up for Ice Fishing

  All the things to help  you get started ice fishing; the basics for the beginner. Before you even start fishing, get in gear.  Make the list, check it twice and check-off the priorities.  What are the first issues to … Continue reading

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CHRISTAMS STUFF???= Ice fishing

Ok, this nuts.  Christmas gear is already in the stores.  Remember back in the day,  when Thanksgiving more than watching the Lions play their game?  The smell of turkey while you watched the Hudson’s Christmas Parade go through downtown Detroit.  … Continue reading

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Babe and beagles, 2nd attempt

Ok no words this time, not sure if the layout will be any better than yesterday’s!

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Flies for Steelhead

This is really my weak spot,  I have an assortment of flies.  Lots of wooly buggers, egg sucking leeches, some nymphs and a few others.  Some in black, some olive and few browns.  The blacks have worked the best for … Continue reading

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Steelhead/Live Bait Tactics

I am going to include using spawn as a live bait presentation, rather than do something on its own.  Just not going to write a whole about it since the whole prestation factor was included back when the discussion was … Continue reading

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Steelhead Cranks

When water levels, and river bottoms allow, using crankbaits for catching steelhead can be very productive.  Whether you are near the 6th Street Bridge on the Grand River,  walking the river near the Foot Dam, or fishing the Huron in our … Continue reading

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Shiloh, a Beagle Heroine

Yesterday was just another day, did the work thing, got to babysit my niece in the afternoon and in the early evening, my brother and sister-in-law came to take her home.  When they got back to Monroe they took their … Continue reading

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Spoolin’ for Steelies

Once you’ve picked up your reels it is decision time, yet again.  What type of line do you use while fishing for steelhead?  Answer is that you have some options available to you Fly fishing is a little more involved.  … Continue reading

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