Monthly Archives: January 2010

Hello from Ludville

If  you are not familar with Ludington’s lil’ nickname, you are now.  Got up here around noon today to some nice sun shining weather….not~! With a windchill of -10, getting started today was a lil rough. Ended up fishing with … Continue reading

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Minnow Tanks: keep your bait in between trips

A couple of years ago Miejer (grocery chain) had these 10 gallon aquariums for sale for about 10 dollars.  It was one of those small light bulb moments and I went out and picked one up.  The idea behind the … Continue reading

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Weekend Report

There was a lot going on this weekend as far as fishing goes in the Monroe area.  A 10 lb walleye was taken off of Brest Bay.  That said, be extremely careful if you choose to venture out.  Machines are … Continue reading

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Sturgeon caught and released on Saginaw Bay

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NAIFC Ludington Qualifier January 31st

The North American Ice Fishing Circuit (NAIFC) will be holding a championship qualifier on Hamlin Lake, January 31, 2009. Hamlin is located near Ludington, Michigan,  and offers a fine bluegill and crappie fishery.  Here is the link to the NAIFC homepage:  … Continue reading

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Michigan DNR Report for Jan. 21st

This warmer weather makes ice fishing a lot more comfortable however it is important that anglers use extreme caution and pay close attention to changing ice conditions. There have been numerous accidents on Saginaw Bay over the last week. To … Continue reading

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Pan Fishing the Hills

While the ice on Erie may be getting iffy, you can find 10 inches to the west of us, with some really nice fishing going on. We caught a couple of nice redears like this fat 9 inch one.  Spikes … Continue reading

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Friday’s Pics from Brest Bay

Not much happend while fishing on Friday, marked only four fish in four hours on the flasher.  With only 11 guys in the area, it didn’t sound like anyone else was doing very good either. Got some nice pics while … Continue reading

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Michigan DNR Fishing Report for January 15th

Ice fishing is well underway on greater Saginaw Bay, but anglers are cautioned to be very careful about expansion cracks. Ice conditions should improve with continued cold weather. Anglers are advised to use caution when going out on the ice … Continue reading

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Ice Jigging Spoons: How to jazz them up

I really like to take ideas and monkey around with them a bit.  Either to make them better, or to work just as well with what I have already. Stealing an idea from a November In-Fisherman show, I decided to make … Continue reading

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