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

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
Sign in to follow this  
SAR5

hello, would like to introduce myself

Recommended Posts

SAR5

I wanted to say hello and that i like the forum. A little about me, when i was ten my father took me to Leech Lake for a week fishing trip. It was the best time of my life. Now almost twenty two years latter I am taking him back to the same lodge on Leech lake the end of May beginning of June. I have a lot of questions on what kind of gear, tackle and clothing to bring along. I have alot of questions and have been trying to read previous posts so I dont waste anyones time going over old material. I am grateful in advance for any help and look forward to this forum. Thanks.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Lynno62

Sar5, I am sorry that I can not help you, but would like to say welcome to the forum there is a lot of usefull info on here. Hopefully some one can help you. I thing to try is to see if they have a leach lake forum or some where in that area on here. I belive that they do. If I see it I will post a link to it for you. Good luck, Lynn

on edit, i did find this, perhaps it might help you, or you can post your questions there. again good luck.

http://www.fishingminnesota.com/forum/postlist.php?Cat=&Board=UBB2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Captain B.R.K

Welcome to the site and I am happy for you to find yourself back on the water sharing the fun with your little guy.

What you will find on the site are many different forums for which you can find information on.

Your first post is real general, so hard to decifier what you are exactly looking for (gear bags, jigs, rapalas, hooks,rods, reels,).

Take the time to really get to know the many different forums. When I'm fishing for Bass, I'll go to the Bass forum. If I'm planning on fishing crappies or walleyes-perch, I'll go into those specific forums.

As for geographical areas, the site breaks down the major watersheds or bigger lake destinations for you to surf and post in.

I think you will find that everyone here is more than willing to share information with you....except for that honey hole on their local lake.

Let us know what you are looking for and we'll help you out!

Hope you enjoy the site!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Borch

Sounds like a great trip you have coming up. There's nothing I'd rather do than the type of trip you have planned. I try to fit several in each year with my dad. We always have a great time mostly because we're doing somthing we love together. Check out the Leech lake forums especially the week before you head up for the most recent reports.

Also, Welcome to the site! laugh.gif

Borch

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Jim Hudson

Welcome to FM... And I am sure you will find more then enough help from a great bunch of people on this site..... Ask away, and people will definately chime in to help ya out... Good luck to you and your father!!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Surface Tension

SAR5, Welcome aboard. Your a good son.

Visit the Leech lake forum for locations and presentations that work for that time of year and check with your resort just prior to your trip.

As far as clothing, Could be shorts and T-shirt weather or it could be snowing. The breathable rain gear doubles as a shell to cut the wind, use fleece for insulating layers.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
BDR

SAR5- Welcome, glad to have you here. FM is a wealth of info. Enjoy!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
hanson

Welcome to the site SAR5.

You are doing the right thing by checking out the older posts. There is a lot of good information already found here. But don't be afraid to ask something dumb either?? Some topics haven't been touched on in awhile and could be a good refresher for everybody.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
SAR5

Thanks for the welcome for my next question i think i might start a new thread. It might get a lot of response and maybe it will help others who just glance at the subject. Thanks again

Share this post


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



  • Posts

    • sartellangler05
      Be looking at these two general areas. Thanks for heads up on south end.
    • NELS-BELLS
      My son and I fished from 8 - 4 yesterday out of Beacon Harbor.  It was super windy so we couldn't be as mobile.  We caught 6 eyes, all under 17", in about 8' of water and another 10 after we moved out to 11'. Also a few big Perch.  Only 2 fish on dead stick and the rest jigging.  Gold or pink seemed to work the best.  Fun day! Nels
    • Wanderer
      OK thanks.  I haven’t had an issue yet.  I just got low on powder and needed primers so I decided to try the Blackhorn 209 now.  I remembered reading this post. At the C store there were plenty of Triple 7 and Remington 209 primers in the ML supplies @ 9-10 bucks/100.  The shotgun primers were running running low though and I grabbed the last 100 pack.  They’re only 4 bucks/100.  I figured it would be a cheap experiment if nothing else.
    • icepike 1
      Not a hundred percent on the age but it's a Frabill Excursion and both are in brand new condition. Not to worried about the weight of it it won't be more than a handful of times of pulling it out before driving my truck out with it. The price difference between the two is what I was looking at.
    • FirstIce
      Does anyone have any input on the kdrill on a gas auger? I have seen a few people use this setup. Do you need a special adapter to use it?
    • Wanderer
      Are they both the same age?  Equal condition?  Do you hand drag or machine pull?  Weight will matter a lot. You really have to consider how you plan to use the house.  Happiness with the houses performance is the biggest key.   Otherwise it appears to be a trade from a $480 house to a $700 house based on new house prices if I looked at the right Frabil.
    • icepike 1
      It's not thermal. How's frabill's customer service in case you break a poll or something?
    • going4it
      The only problem I had with my frabill was its weight. It was a tank to pull and tough to put in the bed of the truck. 
    • Billy G
      Anyone else think the number of people ice fishing in the last 5 years has grown greatly in our area? To me it has and to me it seems alot harder now to find a spot of your own, or spots that have been pasted down on a lake that there arnt 5 to 50 people trying to fish! Gps doesn't help the cause either, I wonder what the future of ice fishing and the fish/ crappie population is going to look like in the next 5 to 10 years. Last year kinda shocked me to by the number of people out partying out on cedar and even the sound of subs going by in cars on the ice.. like really??! Could see the look of what is wrong with people from dads and familys out with their kids. Sorry about the rant
    • Bass Thumb
      I found exactly the same thing today. It was a steady 5" walking to the fishing spot. 3" of ice on the spot, if that. Cracks everywhere. Water pushing out of holes I had drilled. Not good.