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

      Fishing Report Clubs - LIMITED MEMBERSHIP - Join Today - FREE   01/24/2018

      Fishing Minnesota had added a new menu item (see above) called Fishing Report Clubs. It's a way to keep the really good fishing reports coming and being shared only with those who also provide detailed fishing reports. We will only approve new members who request to join if they have already posted a recent fishing report in the area forum, associated with the Fishing Report Club area  you want to join. We are going to limit the number of regular memberships, in the Fishing Report Clubs, to the top 20  members in each Club, to those with the best frequency and quality fishing reports provided in the club and less so in the regular fishing report forum open to all members. The higher quality fishing report reserved for the club of course. If  you want fishing reports  around your area, I would Join Now, some of the clubs are starting to fill fast. Use the Fishing Reports Club link in the Menu above (after you've posted a fishing report in the regular area forum) and request to Join.
  • 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!!!

Sign in to follow this  
goggy eyes

wave wackers

Recommended Posts

goggy eyes

Thinking of putting wave wackers on my boat. Likes- Dislikes

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
skies_and_eyes

what kind of boat? If you do any backtrolling, you will be very pleased with them, just make sure they fit your boat well. 85% of my fishing is back trolling, and I wouldn't even think about not having them.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
RussDaBuss

I love mine!! Easy to install and they come off fairly easy if you ever need too. Good product!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
walleyecaber

If your fishing big or small water and do a lot of back trolling i would get them.Me i troll alot and lets just say with out them you would be getting wet back trolling.And like stated above make sure they fit good on your boat. cool.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
goggy eyes

Do they ever get in the way. Skies and eyes I have a alumacraft 195 tournament pro.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Willy

They are the best thing since sliced bread. I would never own a boat without them. I have never had them get in the way.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
IceHawk

Love them! I have a set on my lund and Have never had isssues landing fish etc. Easy to put on and take off also if needs be.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
gemNeyeJoe

Definately nice to have for backtrolling, have a set on my lund also and can't imagine what it'd be like with out em!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
EJW

I LOVE my WhiteCaps

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Blaze

What does a set of WW go for? The WhiteCaps for my boat would be $206, which isn't too bad.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
minnesotatuff

i paid $400 last fall for new walleye master gaurds for a tiller w/115, 9.9 & vantage on the stern.

regards,

minnesotatuff

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
walleyeJoe

got a lund 20 foot boat with an 8hp kicker... never used wave wackers in my life and i do just fine catching the hogs of summer...... the only time wave wackers are necessary are when your a tilling troller..... all those other guys put thedm on for looks..... boats are meant to get wet....

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
tom fellegy

splash guards are not just for looks. they are there to keep water out of your boat. they are needed on wheel boats just the same as a tiller if you back troll. 2 waves back to back over the transom can swamp a 20 foot boat easy. last year there were 2 boats that capsized here on lake mille lacs. i back troll about 15% to 25% of my open water fishing and would not have a boat without them. there are 3 major brands that i would look at, wave wackers, which is what i have, whitecaps, and walleye masters. mine don't get in the way of anything.........tom fellegy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
goggy eyes

I don't have them and any wind when backtrolling results in water in my boat. Sounds like I'll be ordering them. Thanks for the advice.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
kunk

I have the wave wackers on a 16' Smokercraft tiller. I can backtroll or sit on a spot that larger boats with big electrics get blown off of. Love to backtroll when it gets rough.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
icefishing21#2

you should always have wave wackers on your boat there are to perfect they work amazing i no the guys that run the shop great guys

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 :)

    • tca12
      The tip-up was in slightly shallower water but the difference was probably about two feet.  Sounds like Devil's Lake is the good bet but that's quite a jaunt.  I have heard that water clarity is a big issue out west and that would really stink if you get somewhere and can't see.  Might soak some suckers on Mille Lacs since it looks like the pike angling season is extended again this year.  Good luck this weekend!
    • monstermoose78
      Decoys sure have come along ways from the foam things my grandpa used. I bought some Avian X decoys and retired grandpa’s foam things. I have noticed I am getting more birds into range with the better decoys. 
    • nlayne882
      Lot of ice on the shore, only place to fish as of Thursday is two harbors breakwall
    • Wanderer
      I found a great bait selection at the Baxter Fleet Farm today.  3 sizes of suckers, multiple sizes of golden shiners, and of course fat heads and crappies. The first bait shop I tried only had fat heads and crappies.
    • mrpike1973
      Been very slow around here any luck anyone? don't want the lake but just general feeling around here. Did some pan fishing in 8-10 fow but got very slow.
    • Alex wilhelmi
      Hey Justin, if you see a 2004 burgundy 1500 Silverado with Iowa plates on shields, Yukon tent. That's the girlfriend and I. Stop by for a Busch latte, or a white Russian. I can't wait to get out of Iowa for the weekend. 4 am on the road!!!!!!!! yeah baby!!!!!! Good luck!!  
    • fowldreams
      There was a couple mixed in the bucket. They were big shiners 5 to 6 inch range. The shiners would be down for 6 hours or so each time and we never waited that long for a sucker to be taken. Just our experience. If a guy could have both I say try and see.
    • Wanderer
      Call ahead for shiners.  I’ve heard there aren’t any left in the state.  At Mille Lacs 2 weeks ago I asked for some and the guy looked at me like I was stupid. Of course I blame that on the question... 
    • Jplante
      Fowldreams, did you have shiners? Just curious if preferred them over shiners, or thats just what you had.
    • fowldreams
      suckers, suckers, suckers. This was the only bait that worked for us last weekend and when the fish hit the rattle reels line spooled fast.
  • Share & Have Fun