Monthly Archives: January 2009

Despite the Flu, Here is a quick report

Since I have finally been able to sit for long periods of time, here are some REALLY nice pics from Saginaw Bay to gander at.    

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DNR Fishing Report for January 29th

Those heading out in the cold weather are reminded of how quickly hypothermia can set it. Shivering is the body’s way of trying to generate heat. Aside from the cold that is felt and the shivering that may occur, mental … Continue reading

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Walleye Ice Rods: Two Schools of Thought

I had a good question the other day, and to better explain it to the author of the question, I think it will be simpler to just create a new blog topic. Question is, “What length of rod is preferred … Continue reading

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The 2009 Michigan-Ohio Sportfishing Expo…

… is just around the corner folks.  Brought to you again for the second year in a row by the members of the Huron Valley  Sportfishing Club , it will be held again at the Monroe B&T Expo Center located at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.  … Continue reading

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Brest Bay Blues/Saginaw on Fire

How to describe the fishing the last two trips out to the bay, ugh ! Tuesday I walked out with the sled and didn’t really move around too much.  Yesterday took the quad and moved to four different locations, and … Continue reading

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DNR Report for January 22nd

Extreme cold temperatures last week put a damper on fishing activity for the entire state. Many anglers reported seeing fish in the holes, but nothing could entice them to bite. This is not unusual fish behavior. Whether it is the … Continue reading

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Afternoon on Brest Bay

The best I can say is that the ice is in great shape!  Also that the ice near the point is devoid of slush, but talking to some who drove out from the marina, there is some left near the … Continue reading

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A New Walleye Lure, Michigan Made

In continuing the quest to find new lures and fishing equipment made right here in Michigan.  I had the chance to talk to Tom,  owner of Moonshine Lures.  For walleye fisherman, the name of the company might sound familiar, as … Continue reading

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Weekend Fishing Report

Lots of different option wait for Michigan’s winter anglers; bluegills, crappie, walleye and pike are hitting wherever you decide to head too.  Locally there are so many opportunities happening right now, Lake Erie to the east, Irish Hills to the … Continue reading

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The Sonic Ice Hopper

In keeping with my own little tradition of promoting Michigan made products, here is the next product and company who could be making a big hit in the winter ice fishing market: My ice fishing tournament partner John Bacarella, along … Continue reading

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