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bassNspear

Lets talk Spearing.................Its getting close

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I know that we are almost 4 months away from opening day, but just wanted to see what everyone has been up to over the summer, and see what they have done to get ready for the upcoming year.

I have been fishing alot of bass tournaments, and yet to do a whole lot to take care of my house. i have to put in carpet in. As you all may know, i use a portable for spearing. water all around.

Lets hear what everyone else is doing or going to do.

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Bass n Spear,

Using a portable you must have to cut a lot of holes. What do you use? Have you ever tried that manual "ice saw"? If so how did it work for you? What kind of portable are you using? I've thought about using my portable but having to cut a new hole each time with a spud makes me think twice about doing it.

Thanks in advance.

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I love the portable. And yes, i do use a ice saw. Its the best thing that was ever invited. The problem with it is that when you get 18inches of ice, sucks, but this is the best thing that was ever made.

Here is the house that i use. Mankato. I place carpet in the floor, and have two spear holes cut. Only use one at a time. index-houses.gif

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Whats going on everyone. Its getting closer by the day.

Is anyone else excited like me??

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My spear house is ready,right now Im working on makeing a anglehouse out of a 16'camper! smirk.gif

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oh boy.

Bet that is a good time. How heavy is that baby?

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I dont know how heavy it is right now after I took all the stuff out of it(frig,stove,bathroom,ect.)but it sure cant be as heavy as when I towed it home!My old ford was realy groaning!

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are you taking pictures of it? Be nice to see what it looked like before and after

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No Im not, but I sapose I should!I have a camara that I use for fishing and I download the pictures into the computer along with all my trail cam pictures.I havent figured out yet how to print or post them,but Im working on it! confused.gif

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Pikeslayer!

1. First upload your picture to a picture hosting site, such as Photobucket or Imageshack.

2. Now you have them stored, goto your picture you want to share,

3.Click on the thumbnail and you should get a picture the fits to the page( if not you can use thumbnail or resize).

4. Right click on the image you want to post.

5. At the bottom select properties.

6. Highlight the web address in properties( NOT FROM ADDRESS BAR) and copy.

7. Write what you want for your post.

8. Wherever you want the picture click on the Image link( Instant UBB Code).

9. Paste the address you copied from the properties.

10. Submit Post

That should do it.

A huge Thank You goes out to BDR for outlining the process...Thanks a Million

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if you need help with the pictures and placing them on here, i can do that for you

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O K shackbash Ill try it,the last time I tryed it I had to wait for my wife to get home and fix her computer,boy was she mad! frown.giffrown.gif

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they are all like that, your not the only one;.

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Bass-n-Spear How can you help me with this thing?I couldnt find a wastebasket to put my pictures in,It went to snapfish and then who knows where it went!I had to restart all over again! confused.gif

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i use photobucket when i place pictures on here.

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I was in my photo file and I ended up putting a new screen on the computer that I see when I log on tongue.gif

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OH BOY, SHE IS GOING TO BE IMPRESSED

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Do you have to type in photobucket?

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Question...

After you get done spearing in a portable and pack up and go home...is there anything done so that people don't walk into it? As I've fallen into one during that one rainy day and fresh ice glazed all over hiding any evidence of a spear hole. Not everyone banks snow, soo...

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When Im going to move my perm. house I block it up and remove the snow I had banked up against it a couple of days before I move it,that way I know the hole is froze over and I also mark it with a stick with reflective tape on it.

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I wish more people would do this, I came accross an atv that hit a speer hole at lake waconia, it was bad, 2 people no helmets. Chopper airlifter one off, the other left in the ambulance. I heard one was unable to ever walk again, and I believe the other was brain dead. This was 15 years ago maybe.

I was on lake germany this last early winter, there was a bunch of people spearing, the ice was about 3-5 inches, open in the middle. I was walking out and where someone was speering the ice was only 1/2 inch thick, i kicked it open and found a branch that someone else used to mark there spot that was froze over, and marked this one.

Just a strong suggestion to those who spear, please mark your holes!

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I think its a law to mark your holes,if not it should be!!

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when i pull the portable off the ice, i replace the ice chunk that i cut out, along with placing a stick upright so people will know there was a spear hole cut there.

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There is a new Spearing Forum on Fishing Minnesota. Its under the Outdoor Activites.

Come join in!

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