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Nice video Jon P. You guys make that look easy. If only a guy could catch fish like that everytime!

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hey jonny when did u shoot that? i am watchin it now and i dont think is was the show i should watch 2 days before i am comin up.

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Great video. Get's me psyched for the sleeper house we have reserved with you guys in a few days.

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Very cool. Got right on top of the crappies too apparently.

Going to have to look into hitting up Red in March.

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why do they set the hook and reel 2ft above their head? They should get some good thorne bros rods.

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I doubt the type of rod is the reason they were reeling in the fish like that. ;\)

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it looked like they were holding a wet noodle, just was kinda funny.

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 Quote:
why do they set the hook and reel 2ft above their head? They should get some good thorne bros rods.

if they landed the fish, they dont need thorne bros rods...

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Awsome video. Our group fished out of the same house a week after the video shoot. Must of gave them sore lips, cause fishing was slower then that for us. You still can't put a price tag on a "good time fishing!!"

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 Originally Posted By: DOOM
Awsome video. Our group fished out of the same house a week after the video shoot. Must of gave them sore lips, cause fishing was slower then that for us. You still can't put a price tag on a "good time fishing!!"

You didn't see the hole where the diver came out? you know the one that was putting fish on their lines... grin.gifgrin.gif

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 Originally Posted By: frogtosser
why do they set the hook and reel 2ft above their head? They should get some good thorne bros rods.

Because I'm a clutz. Often times I have the drag set to light or some other deal going on. The rods that Troy Pike makes for me are perfect for the action I am trying to field, trouble is the rod is only as good as the angler holding it.

Most guys give me a hard time when they watch me fish, my open water hook-sets look like I am in sword fight! \:D

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 Originally Posted By: frogtosser
why do they set the hook and reel 2ft above their head? They should get some good thorne bros rods.

LOL! This might be the most quoted post I've seen in awhile. \:\)

Even with Thorne rods (thats primarily all I fish) I'm setting the hook until I hit the ceiling of the shack. Which is sometime quite the feat as I'm not that tall. \:\) On URL, I keep my drags set very loose. Just tight enough to get a good hookset, but just loose enough to let a big pike or walleye run when they want to right off the hookset. Since I fish a lot outside moving around, this is even more important as the cold, snow, and ice usually tighten (or lock) those reel drags up. I'm constantly testing and retesting the drag, sometimes on every drop to make sure it is working right. I've been schooled in the past on this and I don't want it to happen again. grin.gif

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yeah thats funny how u set your drag in the warmth of your house or heated ice shack and its perfect...get outside in that cold weather for a little bit and she tightins right up and needs to be loosed.

i like to set the hook and reel in the same way when i'm jigging....seems like u keep a tighter line and loose less fish bringing them up the hole that way.

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I just dont feel like I have control when my rod is above my head, I know whatever works for one isnt for everyone. I just wanted to see where the post would go with the rod thing.

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when was that filmed?

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Hooksets???

I'm 6'1". I start on my knees and it's a slam dunk jump come hookset time.

Yeah, I've received my share of comments on that. It's cool tho. I can take it. Say what ever you want to me as I pull a 14" crappie out of a hole. grin.gif Yeah, I'm listening.

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It was around feb.1st becasue i was up there the same time they were filming

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Butch Fuertman also had a TV show on last weekend fishing Red with the owner of Northalnd Tackle, soft water though. Still good PR for the lake and businesses in the area. They caught lots of eyes and craps. Good luck and hang on. Bill

Johnny P. good video that you fellas put together.

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    • leech~~

      Posted

      2 hours ago, JBMasterAngler said:

      Drove all the way up to grindstone this morning from Forest Lake. As I'm driving along the shoreline, I can't stop admiring how beautiful of a day it is, and how great it will be to be on the water. Was totally amped up to fish for some trout! Then I pull up to the boat launch...and it's closed down! :mad: This dredging project has been pushed back for years, then they finally decide to do it on a beautiful sunny day, that I picked to come here...on the last day of the lake trout season nonetheless! Needless to say, I was very upset! 

      Could have throw a line off the south shore since you were all the way up there. :(

    • easyrider25

      Posted

      Hey guys thanks for the tips.  What you are saying really makes sense.  I have been working on these items this week, not expecting a completely changed dog out there but looking forward to continued exercises this weekend out in the blind.

    • JBMasterAngler

      Posted

      Drove all the way up to grindstone this morning from Forest Lake. As I'm driving along the shoreline, I can't stop admiring how beautiful of a day it is, and how great it will be to be on the water. Was totally amped up to fish for some trout! Then I pull up to the boat launch...and it's closed down! :mad: This dredging project has been pushed back for years, then they finally decide to do it on a beautiful sunny day, that I picked to come here...on the last day of the lake trout season nonetheless! Needless to say, I was very upset! 

    • papadarv

      Posted

      1 hour ago, delcecchi said:

      I bet the state, not the political cronies, would get a lot more money by having the auction on the internet or allowing phone bids.  Heck, put them on the bay of E. 

      Actually DMV and DNR do quite well at their auctions. You win bid, You Pay, You own. No red tape, no collection process, simple and things seem to sell for quite a bit of money. Go and one see for yourself, its quite amazing. Lots of them at the Arden Hills DMV. Hard to collect money over the phone and on the internet. I do believe they will use the same auction process for this property sale as the DMV and DNR are good at it and a lot of buyers will be there. If the internet were to be used, the "political cronies" would need to create a bill, Ear Mark several million to develop a site, create an app, hire 40 to 50 people to manage and than increase taxes to cover the cost much like Obama Care Not a good plan. If your interested, go to auction, bring lots of money, win a bid and own.

      2016 MN auction schedule if your interested in going to one.

      http://mn.gov/admin/citizen/surplus-property/auctions/schedule/

    • SpecialK

      Posted

      They were dredging there today. Not sure if they are done or if it will take longer.

    • the weather has not been good this past week either, but fishing was still do able. Pike island is a popular spot and I am sure you can find fish there. Gold is. would be worth a try as would the area around the wolf pack. We had 4 nice walleye today and a great fish fry tonight. Heading home in the morning for the season. so good luck

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    • delcecchi

      Posted

      I bet the state, not the political cronies, would get a lot more money by having the auction on the internet or allowing phone bids.  Heck, put them on the bay of E. 

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      Been there and done that.... Not the site but the hospital etc

       

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  • Posts

    • leech~~
      Could have throw a line off the south shore since you were all the way up there.
    • easyrider25
      Hey guys thanks for the tips.  What you are saying really makes sense.  I have been working on these items this week, not expecting a completely changed dog out there but looking forward to continued exercises this weekend out in the blind.
    • JBMasterAngler
      Drove all the way up to grindstone this morning from Forest Lake. As I'm driving along the shoreline, I can't stop admiring how beautiful of a day it is, and how great it will be to be on the water. Was totally amped up to fish for some trout! Then I pull up to the boat launch...and it's closed down!  This dredging project has been pushed back for years, then they finally decide to do it on a beautiful sunny day, that I picked to come here...on the last day of the lake trout season nonetheless! Needless to say, I was very upset! 
    • papadarv
      Actually DMV and DNR do quite well at their auctions. You win bid, You Pay, You own. No red tape, no collection process, simple and things seem to sell for quite a bit of money. Go and one see for yourself, its quite amazing. Lots of them at the Arden Hills DMV. Hard to collect money over the phone and on the internet. I do believe they will use the same auction process for this property sale as the DMV and DNR are good at it and a lot of buyers will be there. If the internet were to be used, the "political cronies" would need to create a bill, Ear Mark several million to develop a site, create an app, hire 40 to 50 people to manage and than increase taxes to cover the cost much like Obama Care Not a good plan. If your interested, go to auction, bring lots of money, win a bid and own. 2016 MN auction schedule if your interested in going to one. http://mn.gov/admin/citizen/surplus-property/auctions/schedule/
    • SpecialK
      They were dredging there today. Not sure if they are done or if it will take longer.