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.

  • 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  
jigglestick

gps coordinates!!!

Recommended Posts

jigglestick

are you all ready??!! it's like kelly said the coordinates that you usually get are most likely old news. unless your buddy was just up there last night and hammered the crappies at said location. and even that is no guarantee- believe me! some times they can work out great! what can i say. the lake is pretty much a big bowl, and it seems there is no rhime or reason to where the fish are or why. what i do like to do is mark certain areas where certain conditions exist, such as depth, bottom(ie mud, sand, cribs). there are coords for the cribs posted on the url assn website, so i wont waste my time on them. although once you find their location, your work has just begun. at least you have the vexilar and cameras now days to help identify what you are looking at and how you are situated according to the crib itself. a piece of paper and pencil will help you make sense of it all. and the quickness of shooting through the ice with the flasher will speed up the process tremendously.personally i have only fished the cribs (north set) one time, as i have just had good luck every where else.
the biggest problems people face is lack of confidence. and the fact that there is no guarantee, no matter what. my best advice is watch the posts on this site, listen to the advice,directions, and pointers of the access you choose to use. you can litterally park in the middle of nowhere and have just as much, or little luck as any one out there. you can find fish any where from 8-15 feet of water. mud or sand bottom, although mud has produced better for me historicly.
if you feel like i'm not telling you anything, then you are being to narrow minded, because it really is that simple.
what do i do? i just drive out, look around, hold my finger to the gail force winds, and after i catch up with my hat that the wind has so regardlessly tossed from my head, i set up camp because i am so winded that i cannot go any farther!it usually works. maybe if i took off the lead body suit i could run a little faster, but those of you who have seen me in action with out, would not blame me for not taking any chances. the forces are strong.
seriously though,if you still lack confidence even after all this confusion that i have bestowed upon you, just email, and for a small price(michelob, jack daniels,or the good captain morgan will do, although i am still looking for a good replacement for my wiery auger, make cash donations payable to help jigglestick replace his wiery auger fund), i can give you some starting points. i have the last two seasons bad, good, and great locations.
i just want to see people catch fish, and have a good time.
it's gonna be a great week end! ask around to find me on the lake. the camper and the six point lodge in play! good luck all.
ddoree@paulbunyan.net
------------------
keep a firm grip on your jigglestick!......jigglestick

[This message has been edited by jigglestick (edited 01-16-2003).]

[This message has been edited by jigglestick (edited 01-16-2003).]

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Surface Tension

Forget the GPS coord's, Just give me the area code to Red lake! grin.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
jigglestick

i could only give you the zip code.although i suspect it is 218. smile.gif

------------------
keep a firm grip on your jigglestick!......jigglestick

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dancing Bear

I've got to ask, what the heck is the deal on the lead body suit? I see it come up all the time and can't figure out what the heck you guys are talking about.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
bigV

DB
yea I guess I kinda wondered about the lead body suit myself. Seems to me though it's the clothes you happen to have on after going to a bunch of work getting set up to fish and keeps you from movin' around much to look for fish. Also after a couple hours fishin' and a couple Windsor cokes,I usually get into a pair of cement overshoes to match the lead body suit?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
ATM

What are the gps coordinates to west wind?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
LABS4ME

If you have to ask about the lead body suit, you have not experienced the overcoming effects of the "URL triangle". If you don't have a lead body suit to put into play while on RED be afraid...be very afraid...I'm proof of that! grin.gif Jiggle's tailor has tried to make one thick enough for me, but to no avail. My only chance to survive said trips to RED is to stick by Jiggle and use the reverse powers of his suit. Only one problem with that plan...with the negative ions emitting from the said "triangle" towards me (and Jiggle's satalite dish) I can usually make it through the trips fine but it really hampers camp Jiggle's fish tally. We'll give it another go this weekend and see if we can't reverse this trend. See ya up there Sat. Jiggle you gonna have the six-point lodge out to? Did you find another dish? wink.gif

Good Luck! Rip some Lips!

Ken

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dancing Bear

Lab's I'm still confused about the lead suit!
I'm headed up for the 24th -get there late through Sunday the 26th and then we are on to LOW through Tuesday night. Are you going to be around that week?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
jigglestick

hey labs, don't need one. all i have to do is position the six point lodge so that it capture the refractive rays emitting from the dish itself on the camper. i just have to adjust for the - or + variable wave factor contributed by the suit. maybe we can't find a lead body suit heavy enough for you, but as you know the longer something has been around the more streamlined and downsized it becomes. i have heard through the grapevine that you can get the same protective power in a dacron braided line of 50 pound test or stronger strung with 1/4 oz water gremlin crimp on sinkers. i am not telling to many people about this yet, as i still have a trunk load of these full size body suits to pedal keep it under you hat
SNAKE OIL HERE!!!

------------------
keep a firm grip on your jigglestick!......jigglestick

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Slugo

heheheh You guys are INSANE!!! and I mean that in the best possable way....

Jigglestick

You are quite correct on the GPS stuff.
The first time I went up to URL it was in Feb. there was about a foot of water on most of the lake. My fishing partner sees a high spot on the ice with no water on it.
"we'er fishing here" he said You mean check the depth?' "no we are fishing here!"
You mean we just drove 6 f***in hours to pick our spot by a dry spot!!!'

It rained all night thunder and lightning ect..Canvase Ice shacks ain't made for rain by the way. I kept hearing augers running!
How the He** is drilling holes in the rain?
It was the resorts letting the water back into the lake!!

Got to be the wildest ice fishing trip I ever took!

And I tell ya I never cought Crappie like that before or since.

So ya never know just what is gonna be the right spot!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest

hey Jigglestick where are you going out
of I'd like them fishing lessons this weekend
I'll be up sat a.m. with "the LITE house"
I see your a 49er also Have to meet up & have
a couple REDRIDER

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
swamptiger

Hey Jigglestick:

Did you ever sell that piece of huntin' ground?

If'n you did, it must be partee time!! grin.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
NINETOE

DB , forget the lead body suit, too heavy. Try the tin foil hat!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
kelly-p

Once upon a time in a land far, far away and long ago,,,,, a night very much like tonight. I E-mailed jigglestick some cordinates. At first light he was miles from where we thought he would be. He should have known I would type one number wrong. shocked.gif Tonight I sent him some more,,,,DAMM I'm gonna miss him. frown.gif

------------------
Waskish Minnow Station
218-647-8652

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
LABS4ME

Hey DB, may or may not be up that weekend, (depends on what my bail is with the MRS. after this weekend). Kelly says we should hook-up once, afterhearing some of the tales I don't know if even Waskish is ready for that! grin.gif The lead body suit is your only protection from having one of the mystery's of the URL triangle happen to you. None of the exact coordinates of the triangle have been found, each time we think we are close another event happens outside the previous boundaries. Last spring around the 1st of April it even made landfall rolleyes.gif! So being you only have a few days left before getting back up I strongly urge you to get yourself outfitted. In the event you can't, just take Ninetoes recomendation and wear a foil hat (double strength)!

Good Luck! Rip some Lips!

Ken

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 :)

    • smurfy
      sheez got that right!!!!!!!!!
    • hunterdown
      I might be able to make this, I think Jr. will have the time off as well....so, maybe him and I?
    • Rick
      Spring turkey hunters hoping to bag a tom during the first two weeks of the season have until Friday, Jan. 26, to apply for a lottery permit. The season runs from April 18 to May 31 and is divided into six hunt periods, A through F (see table below). Hunt A and B licenses for firearms hunters age 18 and older are limited in availability and assigned via lottery drawing. Turkey lottery applications cost $5 and can be purchased online at mndnr.gov/licenses, by phone at 888-665-4236, or in person from a license agent. Successful applicants will receive a postcard in the mail by mid-February and can purchase their hunting license starting March 1. Firearms licenses for hunts C, D, E and F are not lottery-limited and will be available for purchase over-the-counter beginning March 1. All licensed turkey hunters can participate in Hunt F if they have an unused tag from one of the earlier hunt periods. Archery and youth hunters (under 18) are exempt from the lottery and may purchase a spring turkey license valid during all hunt periods, including hunts A and B. Surplus lottery licenses from hunts A and B, if available, will be sold over-the-counter starting in mid-March. Visit mndnr.gov/hunting/turkey for more information about turkey hunting in Minnesota. 2018 Spring Turkey Hunt Periods
      Hunt A: April 18 – 24
      Hunt B: April 25 – May 1
      Hunt C: May 2 – 8
      Hunt D: May 9 – 15
      Hunt E: May 16-22
      Hunt F: May 23-31 Discuss below - to view set the hook here.
    • Rick
      Youth and adults can learn to hunt turkeys this April with experienced volunteers who will cover safe hunting techniques, how to call-in turkeys, hunting tactics and field dressing a bird. “We teach the skills and techniques that allow new turkey hunters to become lifelong hunters,” said Mike Kurre, learn-to-hunt program coordinator with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “This has been a successful program and as a bonus, we love hearing how former participants go full circle to teach others how to hunt.” Participants can apply through Monday, Feb. 12. The hunts are Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22, and provide opportunities to access locations that may otherwise be closed to hunting. “We get volunteers from the National Wild Turkey Federation and this is the 16th year we’ve cooperated for these hunts,” Kurre said. “Over the years we’ve introduced more than 5,000 people to these hunting experiences. We also work with the Minnesota National Guard to get military adults and their families into turkey hunting.” Details about how to apply and costs to participate are available at mndnr.gov/turkeyhunt. A pre-hunt orientation is required and all participants will need to have a valid firearms safety certificate or its equivalent. Youth must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Overall participation in the hunts is restricted by the number of volunteers and private lands that are available. Anyone interested in providing turkey hunting land for the mentored youth hunts should contact the Keith Carlson, Save the Habitat Save the Hunt coordinator for the National Wild Turkey Federation in Minnesota at kcanoka@comcast.net.   Discuss below - to view set the hook here.
    • Rick
      Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Jan. 20-28 as Snowmobile Safety Awareness Week in Minnesota. This an opportunity for the Department of Natural Resources, volunteer safety instructors, the Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association (MNUSA) and its 250 member snowmobile clubs to join together to recognize the importance of safe, responsible snowmobiling. “It’s a fun and exciting activity, but snowmobilers should always remember to make safety a top priority,” said Conservation Officer Bruce Lawrence, DNR recreational vehicle coordinator. “They should also always use common sense and keep a clear head when riding.” Here are some other key safety points: Snowmobiling and alcohol don’t mix – don’t drink and ride. Smart riders are safe riders – take a snowmobile safety training course. Always wear a helmet and adequate clothing. When night riding slow down – expect the unexpected. Know before the ride  – always check local trail and ice conditions. Cross with care. Know risks and be prepared – make every trip a round trip. One is the loneliest number – never ride alone. Ride safe, stay on the trail – respect private property. To legally ride a snowmobile in Minnesota, residents born after Dec. 31, 1976 need a valid snowmobile safety certificate. Options for both classroom and online classes can be found at http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/safety/vehicle/snowmobile/index.html People can find Minnesota snowmobiling events and activities on the MNUSA webpage: https://mnsnowmobiler.org/get-involved/mnusa/events. Discuss below - to view set the hook here.
    • eyeguy 54
      sounds like a hoot. hope to get there. 
    • Roscoe010
      Hi Wanderer, I am going up this weekend too.  Glad the weather will be warm! I will try a different pit this time, but had good luck last year.  I hope the fish will be active and hungry.
    • IceHawk
      Thanks Rick! Jeff hope to make it always a good time and laughs when you get a group of great people together. I usally do more jaw jacking  then fishing at these things but for me its just as much fun 
    • Rick
      I will donate a few goodies. I will send it to @Tom Sawyer if he messages me his address.
    • IceHawk
      Lol! Smurfy  Its not as easy to identify areas like the old days the ice towns in Mertens bay and in front of Steils old house on cedar island aren't there like years of past but she's still the same chain that you grew up on. And IMO better than when we wee younger. 
  • Share & Have Fun