Monthly Archives: September 2010

Michigan DNR Fishing Report: 9.30.2010

Anglers are reminded that lake trout and splake season on Lake Huron closes on September 30th. On Lake Michigan, lake trout season closes on September 30th however splake is open all year. Lake trout season on Lake Superior is open … Continue reading

Posted in Fishing Reports | Leave a comment

Latest Perch Report for Lake Erie

I haven’t been on the water in the last week while getting ready for the annual  Block Party/Fish Fry last weekend. So I scrounged through a few different sites to get a consensus of where all the perch action on … Continue reading

Posted in Fishing Reports, Lake Erie, Perch Fishing | Leave a comment

Vexilar’s NEW FL-22 HD

One of the best sounds in the morning is the ringing of the doorbell announcing the arrival of an UPS or FedEx delivery.  In this case it meant that my new FL-22HD Vexilar ice fishing unit has arrived.  I have … Continue reading

Posted in Electronics, Ice Products, Tournament News | 1 Comment

2010 Block Party in the Books

Another fun filled Saturday was had by all, and as Monday rolled around the back is feeling a bit better.  That is the price to be paid by your favorite local angler when he has the Ida neighbors over to help … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, General Topics | Leave a comment

Michigan DNR Fishing Report: 9.23.2010

Strong winds have hampered fishing on the Great Lakes. The salmon runs are going strong especially in the northern Lower Peninsula. Anglers are reminded that it is unlawful to snag fish or retain a fish not hooked in the mouth. … Continue reading

Posted in Fishing Reports | Leave a comment


With the garden shrinking fast, I do not care if this is not about fishing, food is a good thing!  It takes my favorites and rolls them into one great meal! In this case it was steak grinder time last … Continue reading

Posted in Food | Leave a comment

Get Ready for the Fall Cranking Season

With the cooler nights and water temps falling its almost time to put those perch rods away.  While some are thinking about putting away the boats for the season, there are those who cannot wait for the time to start … Continue reading

Posted in Lake Erie, Product Reviews, Walleye Fishing | Leave a comment

Weekly Michigan DNR Fishing Report: 9/16/2010

With so many heading out to fish the river systems, anglers are reminded to do their part and carry out everything you carry in. Have respect for your fellow anglers and the resources around you, do not litter! Those using … Continue reading

Posted in Fishing Reports | Leave a comment

Perch Fishing: Got Minnows Left Over?

Ever been perch fishing and had minnows left over?  It could have been a day where the perch were not cooperating, or perhaps the weather changed quickly and you had to get off the water fast.  Either way, its a … Continue reading

Posted in Bait, Do-It-Yourself, General Topics, Ice Fishing, Ice Products, Perch Fishing, Product Reviews | 2 Comments

Sunday Perching leads to the Decoy Approach

Hit the water yesterday for some perch action on Lake Erie, with mixed results.  Ended up with 38 really nice perch, 8 inch up to 12 inches. But it was work, not catching that brought them in.  Lots of weeding … Continue reading

Posted in Lake Erie, Perch Fishing | 2 Comments