Monthly Archives: September 2008

October means Ice Fishing

Ice fishing in October?  No, but what better time to gear up for the upcoming winter quest.  Making your lists and checking it twice, as it were.  The gear is coming out in the stores, new products are being introduced … Continue reading

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How to Butterfly Fillet Perch, and Fillet other Fish, too!

Was talking to the neighbor yesterday while I was filleting perch yesterday, and it got me thinking about how he had his perch fillets butterflied in Port Clinton.  So I did the “Google” thing again, and first found some nutty … Continue reading

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Warranty Issues, Don’t Give Up

God rest her soul, my mother was a customer service reps worst nightmare.  She never gave up when in the right, and was not afraid to go above heads to get her due.  There is one phrase that all folks … Continue reading

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Matthew’s 2008 Stock Blowout

Starting October 11th the shop will be having an end of the season blowout sale.  Besides eleminating winter stock the guys will be gearing up to give the front of the store a new facelift for the Spring ’09 season.  … Continue reading

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Sunday Perch Report

Long day, 63 perch.  Thats the grand total between three of us for Sunday, and I mean most of Sunday.  A bunch of the came after 3 pm on perch (vertical) rigs.  Our first location in front of Stoney Point … Continue reading

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Painting Perch Blades: Pt:2

This was the old piece of minnow bucket that I used for painting the blades.  I would have included this with the other blog, the pic option was screwed up for some reason.   These are the finished product which … Continue reading

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Painting Blades for Perch

I have a bunch of small brass #0 and #00 Indiana blades for making perch rigs with.  Well over time, brass dulls or tarnishes.  Its not that they won’t catch fish, but more than likely not as many as before.  … Continue reading

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October 12th: FLW Walleye on the Bays

Bays de Noc that is.  After the next two weeks of bass fishing coverage for the Forrest Wood Cup, on October 12th comes coverage from the August tournament held in the Upper Peninsula.  If you have never fished the U.P.’s … Continue reading

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Matthew’s B&T Perch Report 4 Friday

I knew I should have called the shop to see if there had been any good reports while I was out fishing yesterday.  Damn cell phones make everything so easy, all you have to do is call up and get … Continue reading

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Forrest Wood Cup TV Coverage

The next two weeks, there will be coverage of bass angling’s Forrest Wood Cup on Fox.  Locally that’s every Sunday, starting at 11 am through noon on Fox Sports Detroit.  Pretty sure that’s channel 33 for Charter Cable. Held back … Continue reading

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