Monthly Archives: February 2009

Grill Spritzer

With the warm weather last night I could groan and moan what its doing to the ice, or could take advantage of it and do some grilling.  Since Danny’s Meats have whole chickens on sale for 99 cents a lb, … Continue reading

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The Fishing Show Season is Upon Us

Locally the show season will be kicked off this weekend at the Monroe Bank and Trust Expo Center at the county fairgrounds. That same weekend Detroit will kick off its show which lasts a week.  Those week long ones are … Continue reading

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Saginaw Bay still Producing

While things were getting hairy down south on Lake Erie, the walleyes are continueing to bite on Saginaw Bay.                 Many of the pics were provided by Adam Marchbanks, and they feature some … Continue reading

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Early Warning System for Ice Floes

I had a call Saturday from good friend and Saginaw Bay walleye guru, Adam Marchbanks on Saturday.  The “Bomber” was calling to make sure I wasn’t heading for Canada or Cleveland on the ice floe that busted loose.  During our … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Floe on Lake Erie

For all the emails I got,  no I wasn’t one of the stranded down on the Ohio waters of Lake Erie.    I worked on the quad getting ready for my next tourney in Illinois coming up on the NAIFC circuit.  … Continue reading

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Eyes Caught on New BPS Cleo Look a Likes

My bud on da Bay put the new Bass Pro “Flashy Times” spoons to the test yesterday evening for the night bite on Saginaw Bay.  He made one adjustment to the spoon and that was to change out the standard … Continue reading

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New Walleye Baits from Bass Pro Shops

If you have been icing walleye for any length of time, Acme Little Cleo’s have been in your bag of tricks, or spoons to be more precise.  Bass Pro has some copies with some nice new twists, super glow paint, … Continue reading

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DNR Fishing Report for Feb 5th

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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Mobile Shelters on Ice: Clam Fish Traps

When you want to stay on top of fish,  and yet keep that degree of comfort on extremely cold days, then the flip over style shelters are the way to go.  I have been using Clam Fish Traps for years, … Continue reading

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Saginaw Bay, Wind, what wind?

While the bay got blasted this weekend with high winds, the fishing has not slowed down for those who got out.  The hot bait seems to be #1 Do-Jiggers, Moonshine Jigging Spoons, followed by Swedish Pimples and Shiver Minnows.  

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