Monthly Archives: July 2011

Walleye And Fresh Veggies Go Together

There is absolutely nothing better than catching fresh walleye from Lake Erie and then creating a dinner around it with vegitables from the garden.  The 2011 garden is starting to come into full swing, and right now is the perfect … Continue reading

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The Right Snap for the Job

Not even going to get into which snap and swivel combination is the best, but for today, just looking at the different types of  snaps that work best in certain situations.  It is not really all that complicated of an … Continue reading

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Thumpin’, Pumpin’, Twitchin’ and Trollin’ for Lake Erie Perch

Thumpin’, pumpin’, twitchin’, and trollin’!  Four words that will help any angler put more perch in your cooler while fishing Lake Erie.  Each one is a method involving your fishing rod, and a specific action that  you give it. Thumping … Continue reading

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Newest Product from Sportsmen’s Direct: Sonic Ice Hopper Pro

Check out the latest ice fishing tool to come with a bucket! Sonic Ice Hopper Pro

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Lake Erie Perching: what you need to put more YB’s in your cooler

First of all, as hot as it has been during the summer of 2011, anglers out there better make sure you have plenty of ice in that cooler before loading it up with those tasty yellow perch! Like any type … Continue reading

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Think I have found my new GPS for Ice Fishing

Lowrance HDS-5m Multifunction GPS Chartplotter Unlike a lot of units available, this one does not include sonar, so I will be paying for exactly what I want, just a GPS.  I call it my compromise, I really wanted something much … Continue reading

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Signing up with Matzuo

Last weekend we hosted our neighbor’s 50th anniversary party, but before that all kicked into high gear, I got a call on Wednesday. It was the hook company Matzuo on the other end responding to a product inquiry, during the … Continue reading

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Walleye Bite is Still On

Hit just outside the bay yesterday afternoon and picked up one ticket before the waves built up to 5 ft and we headed in. Lots of shiners still in the area. The pin sized ones looked like dolphins jumping in … Continue reading

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Homemade BBQ Sauce

Got this killer recipe off the Food Network, from the Neely’s. ingredients •           2 cups ketchup •           1 cup water •           1/2 cup apple cider vinegar •           5 tablespoons light brown sugar •           5 tablespoons sugar •           1/2 tablespoon fresh … Continue reading

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Your’s Truly Featured in an Article

  One of the kids I used to work with has taken up the pen and featured a quote from myself at the end of the article. Weapon Rig, Walleye 101  It goes with the two posts I made earlier … Continue reading

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