Monthly Archives: February 2008

Saginaw Bite is On…

…and then off again, then on again yesterday.  Will have pictures later on,  but the one day get-a-way was worth waking up at 3 am to get things going before heading out at four.  Fishing like any other outdoor activity … Continue reading

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Spoons are not Toys

As I was rigging up some of my rods today for the trip tomorrow morning, the calico cat wanted to play.  Now this isn’t unusual because she is the more social of the two out in the barn.  Bad thing … Continue reading

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Making Your Own Ice Sled Runners

I touched on this the other day,  and then got busy out in the shop getting this project done and getting ready again for another trip to Saginaw Bay tomorrow, so this is the first opportunity to get back into it.  … Continue reading

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Make your own Runners

Remember when I put a new tub and sled runners on my Fish Trap Pro a few weeks ago.  Well just as important as protecting the base of  your shanty, is protecting the bottom of your ice fishing sleds.  Some … Continue reading

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Hey Bass Heads, its Bassmaster Time

Seriously, is there one sport that advertises as poorly as fishing?  I mean it, any type of fishing at all?  One of the biggest bass tournaments of the year is going on in South Carolina, and I found out while … Continue reading

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Great Night @ the Maybee Sportsmen’s Club

Last night I had a great evening at the wild-game dinner held at the Maybee Sportsmen’s Club.  These local events are the primary fundraisers for many of the local sporting clubs, so if you get a chance to attend one … Continue reading

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Spooky Spiders, and now Tungsten Beads

Think it was last week that I put up the picture of Barry Williams and his recently caught 2 lb, 4 oz crappie.  Pretty sure that back last spring that I mentioned his lineup of flies and spiders for tackling … Continue reading

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Rod Protection

You spend the money on those rods, but dont kick in a few more bucks to protect your investment?  With the rising costs of ice gear in general it doesn’t make sense to not take care of the investments you … Continue reading

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Lure Maintenance

One of the things I have learned over the years is to take care of your equipment.  The clowns you see on TV in the bass tournaments slamming their gear all over the place can afford to do that, most … Continue reading

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A New Year

or is that a new season.  Either way the 2008 open water fishing season is fast approaching.  As much as I want it to hold off for another month or so,  there will be walleye fishing on Erie before you … Continue reading

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