Monthly Archives: December 2008

Got the Tourney Bug?

You know when you have it bad, you start dreaming about it actually happening.  Its like a week of muskie fishing and you can see the big toothy critter swooping in to swipe your bait, or up at hunt camp, … Continue reading

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Hey, Your Bobbers Down!

I actually borrowed that phrase from the website that sells Fiska and Little Atom products online,  YourBobbersDown.com .  If you aren’t familiar with the name or the ice fishing products available there online,  get acquainted quick if you take your ice … Continue reading

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Review of Michigan’s Gander Mountain’s

  I would have to conclude after my state retail tour that Gander Mountain as a chain has the 3rd best selection by area of all the stores that I visited.  Each store tries to cater to the angler in … Continue reading

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Good Flasher Question

Last night I had a good question forwarded to me through my pro staff page on Vexilar’s website. The person had just gotten a new FL-20 flasher, either bought or as a gift, not sure which.  Regardless the person wanted … Continue reading

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Review of Frank’s Ice Gear

My second stop last Thursday was to Frank’s Great Outdoors , where walleye also dominates their winter set/displays in the store.  Pushed back are the blades and trolling gear used by anglers during the warmer months, upfront you will find everything … Continue reading

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Ice Lines?

What is one of the most overrated terms in winter fishing, thinking its the term “ice lines”.  its basically a hook to catch guys into buying expensive little spools of 50, 75 and 110 yd spools of line to spool … Continue reading

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Review of Jay’s in Clare

When you walk in the door, you know its the ice season right away.  Two rows of ice shanties are in what can be called a breezeway of sorts.  You really have to love a store with Michigan roots, where … Continue reading

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Alrighty then, time to catch up!

Its been short of a week since the last post while the website was being updated.  And if anything looks different on your side of the blog, my side is going to take a tutorial to figure out all the … Continue reading

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DNR Report for December 18th

The Upper Peninsula is ice fishing however conditions in the Lower Peninsula are still questionable, especially on the bigger and deeper lakes. Extreme caution needs to be used. Steelhead can still be found however deep snow has closed off many … Continue reading

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Found a Gem

I found one of my favorite, but hard to find walleye spoons while working at the Dick’s store in Okemos on Monday.  The Acme Phoebe is such a go to spoon while chasing walleyes.  I first got turned onto it … Continue reading

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