Monthly Archives: October 2008

da Man Cave, a fun look @ my fishing workshop

In a secluded area somewhere in Monroe County is the location of “da Man Cave”.  Aka, my fishing workshop. Where I can work all day, and step down for something to eat that’s either grilled, fried or smoked and keg beer … Continue reading

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October 30th Weekly DNR Fishing Report

Windy and wet weather over the last week did keep most anglers on shore. The salmon runs are pretty much done with the remaining fish very dark in color. The rivers have started to fill up with steelhead and whitefish … Continue reading

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Vexilar Visit December 13th @ Bass Pro in Auburn Hills

For anyone going to Bass Pro’s ice fishing weekend, I will be there working in the store on December 13, from 10 am to 4 pm.  Its a long day including the drive, but its a lot of fun to … Continue reading

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Fall Walleye Casting and Drifting on the Boat

You don’t have to troll from the boat to catch walleyes this time of the year.  Casting cranks and drifting floating jigs work well this time of the year. The crankbaits should be deep divers like Deep Shad Raps, Deep … Continue reading

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Ice Panfish Lures: Your Bobbers Down

As I wait for Northland’s new lures for the 2009 ice season to be announced on November 1st, thought I would breakdown some other good lure brands that I use during the tournament season. Fiskas, which are distributed out of … Continue reading

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Late Fall Walleye Techniques: Trolling 4 Eyes

Its that time of the year, and the walleyes will be coming in again.  So is fall trolling for walleyes any different than any other time of the year?  Yes, and no is the over simplified answer to the question. … Continue reading

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A Fisherman’s Hunt Camp Breakfast

In a short time US-23, I-75 and US-27 will be full of cars and trucks heading north to enjoy Michigan’s unique tradition of “Opening Day”, the first day of the state’s deer rifle season.  Mothers and Aunts will pack the … Continue reading

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State Gives Michigan its Due

I grew up a University of Michigan fan, and I can blame a best friend for turning me around to the green side of the state.  Back in the day of Ida football I had the privilege of playing for … Continue reading

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Review of In-Fisherman’s Ice Guide Television

Ok, the show just finished and I wanted to get some notes down before they escape me.  For an experienced angler the show was kind of a disappointment, but that said, there were some helpful hints that all can use. … Continue reading

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Salmon University: Dry Brine for Smoking Salmon

This is a step by step, link by link procedure in smoking salmon. How to, and recipe’ Prep for the fish Brining the fish Rinse and Dry Smoking Finally step, packaging the product   This is an excellent recipe!

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