Monthly Archives: January 2013

Woods-n-Water News: February Issue Mention

    Ice fishing with plastics definitely has a time and place in any angler’s approach to catching fish through the ice.  My favorite time of the day to use plastics is in the early morning at the first bite … Continue reading

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Back Channel Crappies

Fished one of the back channel cricks off of Lake Erie yesterday for a few hours before dark, and every ten minutes or so the shiners would come under the hole and flood the bottom three feet on the Vexilar … Continue reading

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6th Annual MI-OH Sportfishing Show @ the Monroe County Fairgrounds

    It is that time of the year again, time for the MI-Ohio Sportfishing Expo at the Monroe County Fairgrounds this February 9th and 10th. http://www.huronvalleysc.org/mich-ohio-expo/ See new products like these “No Loss” Quick Change Clevises from Dutch Fork … Continue reading

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Sponsors Pull Out of the Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show

In response to the show organizers not allowing sales of so called “black guns”, major sponsors and celebrity speakers have pulled out of the Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Here is an excellent post by fellow blogger … Continue reading

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Downriver Walleye Federation Seminar Tonight

http://www.dwfonline.com/ 2700 Westfield Rd, Trenton, MI 48183-2443 Tonight I have been invited by the Downriver Walleye Federation to give a seminar on ice fishing.  Will be concentrating on walleye fishing, but also will be touching on all things ice fishing … Continue reading

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DBFishing.com Walleye Blades: some old faves and a couple of new twists

There are fishing companies, and then there are those who just produce good product locally.  One of my favorite local companies is definitely D&B Fishing located in Algonac, Michigan.  I was just up at the Ultimate Fishing Show in Novi, … Continue reading

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Walleye Ghost Blades: Do You Prefer Copper or Plastic?

I wanted to make the title a twist on the age-old question at the grocery store, “Do you prefer paper or plastic?” So I gave it a little Lake Erie twist and made copper a choice for an angler’s preference of … Continue reading

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Mounting an Auger to Your ATV

This year I got a new auger rack from Johnson Cargo Systems for the old Polaris ATV. Love it, this thing is built like a tank and powder coated to boot.  I had a little work to do to when attaching … Continue reading

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How to Spool an Ice Fishing Reel

When it comes to ice fishing there are many types of reels being used.  When it comes to panfish reels the issue is this, you only need about 30 yards of line to get the job done, and that is … Continue reading

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