Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Michigan Ice Open is One Week Away

“Seven days till Ludinton.” ,  was the caption this morning on my Facebook page, meaning in one week’s time I will be up pre-fishingone of Michigan’s premier panfish lakes getting ready for the 1st Annual Michigan Ice Open tournament to be … Continue reading

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Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend: Feb. 18 & 19

http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10371_10402-269804–,00.html The winter version of Michigan’s free fishing weekend is fast approaching, lets hope we have some ice by then!  Click on  the link above for more details.

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Schooley Reels: Easy Modification

By popular request,  here is an additional piece on the modification for the Schooley reels that was discussed last week.  Actually, they just wanted to see the pictures 🙂  But, it also gives me the chance to go into a … Continue reading

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Schooley Reels: The Inexpensive Advantage

Michigan’s own Schooley Reels are truly the choice for some of the best ice fisherman across the country, but this wasn’t always the case. While most folks were debating which 40 to $80 dollar reel was the best to tape on their … Continue reading

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St. Croix at the 2012 Chicago Muskie Show (Video)

Check out this video with Promotions Manager Rich Belanger, while he explains the latest in rod tech on the Legend Muskie rod series.   http://muskie.outdoorsfirst.com/videos/01.13.2012/4616/St.Croix.Legend.Tournament.Series.Rods/

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The Ultimate Fishing Show comes to Novi this weekend.

The Ultimate Fishing Show, Detroit edition opened up today in Novi, Michigan.  For dates, times and admission information click on the highlighted link below.  Also, you can save some money on your admission by getting some emailed to you to … Continue reading

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Rigging your Quad for Ice Fishing

My first experience in ice fishing was with a sled, bucket, couple of rods, and some minnows in pursuit of some Brest Bay walleyes.  It was a long hike from the marina back then, and I used my spud all … Continue reading

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