Monthly Archives: November 2010

Vexilar: how to use videos on YouTube

So you want to go ice fishing? Want to get a flasher, but never used one before and not sure which unit is right for you?  Welcome to the next century, there are a TON of videos out there that … Continue reading

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Spring Bobbers: How to Choose…..

How to choose a good spring bobber for ice fishing, its a lil’ more complicated than you might think. Back in the early days of ice fishing, you really had two choices available to you as an ice fisherman when … Continue reading

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Gone Mobile

Well I went and done it, two firsts for this angler.  One, went shopping in the early morning hrs of Black Friday, secondly picked up a laptop to go with the home office.  Additionally went to the wireless router route, … Continue reading

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Northland Tackle: Live Forage Bait Video

Check out the video of Northland Tackle’s new line up of lures designed to replicate the action of live bait. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQZRQXE3VfI

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3 Weeks till Wisconsin

A buddy just asked me if I was ready for ice fishing, and wanting to go is a lot different than being ready to go. I have been charging the batteries for the camera, flasher and Ice Gator auger.  There … Continue reading

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What Shanty Fits You

For a lot of my ice fishing, towing a Shappell Jet Sled behind my quad is all I need when hitting the frozen lakes of Michigan.  Its a run and gun approach at its best; find the fish, stay on … Continue reading

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Michigan DNR Fishing Report: 11/19/2010

Not only is this a great time of year to fish, but anglers will find more room to do so because boat launches, docks and other types of fishing piers are not crowded. This is when shore anglers catch steelhead … Continue reading

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2011 Ice Fishing Gear, Part II

Continuing  from yesterday before the run for some chinese lunch interrupted the thought process….. Refresh:  Yesterday brought up charging batteries, changing line and replenishing  jig n spoon supplies. Today,  reels and rods, maybe a few more things too. Its six am … Continue reading

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Ice Fishing Around the Corner

The North American Ice Fishing Championships are just around the corner,  and got the itch to get ready now.  Batteries are all charged up for the new Vexilar FL-22HD flasher, underwater camera and IceGator electric auger.  Already to hook up … Continue reading

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Boat U.S. : good idea to have insurance on the water

Well after Saturday’s little adventure with the battery dying in the dark, while out on Erie in four and five foot waves, if you don’t have tow insurance on your boat, you should.  Its reasonably priced, and the first time … Continue reading

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