Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      1st Please Post Your Fishing Report - Then Join the NEW - Private Fishing Report Clubs   01/24/2018

      Private Fishing Report Clubs - Click Here - Post Your Fishing Report Before Joining
      1st, be sure you post a fishing report in the forums, then ask to join after you post a fishing report in your area forum. The Private Fishing Report Clubs are where folks can share private fishing information with club members who have proven they know what's going on. Fishing Report Clubs Link also in Menu above. Apply to become a member today, while it's still easy. 
  • RECEIVE THE GIFTS MEMBERS SHARE WITH YOU HERE...THEN...CREATE SOMETHING TO ENCHANT OTHERS THAT YOU WANT TO SHARE

    You know what we all love...

    When you enchant people, you fill them with delight and yourself in return. Have Fun!!!

Recommended Posts

HansB

In the vicinity of Fire Island/Goodwill Island there is a point of land on the mainland shore with a curious 'shack' nestled just out of sight in the trees, and an old-timey aluminum boat pulled ashore nearby (sometimes two old-timey aluminum boats). Over the past several years I've very occassionally seen smoke from a campfire and maybe once or twice maybe heard a whisper quiet generator.

Seems like a very private person spends a lot of time there. Not to invade any privacy, but is there a tale to tell here?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
walleye118

I have seen the "hermit" for years when my father and I come to vermilion.I dont know any thing about him, but that he is an older gentleman that will wave and say hi every time we go trolling buy. He will always tell you if and where the fish are bitting

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
fishingdad

This is a very interesting post cuz' I know exactly where you are talking about. My wife and I talk of this guy often because she thinks if I had it my way that is exactly how I would live. I saw him drag an old,old, outboard down to one of the boats a couple years ago and pull on that thing for 30 minutes straight and then drag it back up after it wouldn't start. I love the mystique of the northwoods. Hans how has the fishing been for you this year?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
HansB

Quote:

Hans how has the fishing been for you this year?


It's been pretty good. Rather than fish all my old "honey holes" I've been trying to develop new places, so my catch is probably down from traditional average, but I've been finding a respectable amount of fish in "new" spots. About half have been up in the slot.

My impression is that the west end fish seem skinny (smaller girth) compared to what I'm used to seeing in the past. Anyone else notice that, especially in the 19-25" fish???

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • Cliff Wagenbach
      I got this box from a friend this winter. Very well made and thought out design! Runs on a standard 12v flasher battery. Thought some of you may be interested in one! Check them out at www.facebook.com/Js12vpowerboxes/ Cliff  
    • Hoey
      Bumping this one up as a reminder - end of the month is not far away!!!  March 1st - you need a 2018 license.
    • Cliff Wagenbach
      nickeleye, Thanks for the report! Lookers but no biters seems to be the pattern the past couple of weeks. Common for this time of the winter on Vermilion! Cliff
    • Rick
      KABETOGAMA FISHING REPORT AND TRAIL CONDITIONS  2/20/2018 SNOW SNOW AND MORE SNOW!!!! So our forecasted 3-7 inches turned into about a foot of snow in the last 24 hours and its still coming down!  Needless to say the trails are being groomed and are in premier shape.  If you can get up here, the next couple weeks should be awesome riding around the entire area.  Always check with the Park Service and local snowmobile clubs for the latest conditions. On to fishing……the walleye bite has slowed some but with the warmer weather coming through the weekend we should rap up the walleye and pike season with a bang.  Right now, 30-34 ft over mud seems to be producing the best.  Casey form Reef Runner Rentals and Voyageur park lodge is starting to move his houses onto the mud in preparation for what should be a fantastic late season perch bite.  We have some monster jumbo perch on Kab and the fishing can be fast and furious!  And don’t forget about our great crappie fishing.  Rumor has it they are biting but you need to explore a little to find them.  Generally the area around Ash River is a great place to start. Snowmobiling and fishing aren’t the only activities to take advantage of in Voyageurs National Park right now.  Snow shoeing, cross country skiing, the park service sledding hill and skating rink are just a few things to keep you busy in our winter wonderland.  We also have winter camping for the brave ones! It is absolutely beautiful out there right now.  Load up the bus and come visit us in Gods country! Gateway General Store
    • jj56342
      Have you been out Lately how has the fishing been
    • Hoey
      These are gorgeous fish!!!
    • Alex wilhelmi
      Does anyone by chance know of any resorts that rent cabins this time of year on any lakes in the faribault area. I love white Russians while sitting in my ice tent. But not so much the drive back through town to a hotel. Oh and of course there's the Busch lattes!
    • eyeguy 54
      popped out from 730 till noon today and fun city. went to 3 different areas and did not see another person. gold with red, purple with white produced. Tried the chartreuse wishbone again and still a no go. someday maybe. 
    • Alex wilhelmi
      Awesome thanks Rick! I'll post a fishing report on how we do! 
    • Rick
      The ice is still drivable and they've been catching panfish. Shields has really been on fire. Lot's of houses on it though.
  • Share & Have Fun