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fiskyknut

In high gear?

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3 trips this past week and great fishing each time out... Yeehaw!! After the 4 days of wind shut down the lake bite I had mixed results in the river week before last, good 1 day slow the next time. This week it all came together and the bite was red hot 3 days in a row. Lot's of great reports coming from up and down the river from friends as well.

Get out there while the gettin is good!

fiskyknut

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Fiskynut is only having these excellent results because he's fishing in my "Luckyboat!"LOL! laugh.gifcool.gifwink.gif 1DIRTBALL wink.gif

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Hmmm, and your excellent results on Wednesday are on account of me being at the tiller then I take it!!! I can turn anyones boat into a lucky boat ya know!!! Like I told you Thursday in that Tyee of Jim's your best bet at getting better at your jiggin skills would be to just sit back for an hour or 2, eat some sandwiches, and dillegently watch me.....Anyone can catch an 8 pounder, the real skillfull jiggers shine at getting the 4 inchers too!!!

Got your gameface on Keith? 10 am we're out of here to go jostle with the weekend terrorists....I mean tourists! Gosh I love fishing during midweek, but sometimes ya just gotts fish the weekend days too when the weather is so darn nice eh!

After searching high and low at all the Roseau and Warroad shops for that particular jig yesterday I sure hope I can find 'em in Baudette. If not I do have a few in 3/16ths oz and they'll probably work today as the wind speed/direction looks to be perfect for the slow slipdrift down that break. After I nail a few I may be conned into selling you one....Starting bid 5 beans to you my friend!!!

Here's hoping you nail another whale!!!

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Fisky if you cant find them I have some I can part with. If I dont have them I dont think they are made. grin.gif

Seriously e-mail me I just got back from there and wont be back til spring. We did about like your last week was. Hot and cold for a luke warm average.

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Fisky, no crankbaits in the water yet? I thought TC converted you!

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Hmmm, end of the 90's I may have been the only guy out there pulling those big Reef Runners for a summer or 2. They were quite the weapon for awhile. Brought a bunch back from MI after seeing the magic they can work on Saginaw bay, and it was a couple of years before these shops up here caught wind.

Back in the early FM days we used to be a bit more blabby with such things as lure choice and general locations. Last winter I learned my lesson well when the spot Jim and I had the rentals setup on was spot specific posted for all to see on the WWW by someone who was privied to the location by a well meaning friend. As the bite was tough last winter for most, once our location was divulged for all to see, a group of 8 to 10 perm huts became a swarm of 50 within a week! Even worse was one day I did the early morning bite and moved out deep to another hut for the day bite. Upon returning some yangs had swiss cheesed 58 holes in rows between our grey house and our green house which were 50 feet apart, yes I counted them. This flooded out our entire setup forcing us to move, and that 12 x 24 sleeper is a pain to move!!! Worked out well in the end as we found fish to sit them on and that spot was where I pulled that 30 incher at 1am.

As to crankin in the fall....I won't waste my time doing it once the water is under 48 degrees if I have a choice. And I just plain like to jig ya know!

Another good day yesterday on the river...Launched around 130 or so, ran upstream a bit and dropped the electric on a little stair step 2 foot break about 40 yards long. Took about 2 minutes for me to get the first keeper in the boat, so it was a slower start than the last couple of trips! The 3 of us landed perhaps 60 or 70 fish total including a 25, 26, and 29 incher. Now the weather is going south so I'll be stircrazy till it shapes upenough for more jiggin!!!

I had that 'Dangerous magic' fellow in the kicker boat yesterday......School was in session!!!

I tried calling old TC via cell phone and could'nt get him.

Ya know what I heard Todd, Wigwam spring tourney is gonna be a fifty boat deal this year.

Gots to run over to Steven real quick to drop of my buds black Lab F, my choco lab 'Bobber' has been a happy fellow the last few days!!!

Regrds.....Norm

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Hey fisky i left my phone in the truck. seen you called we had mixed results up at frontier sat so we hit the gap till noon and got our fish nothing big. beilieve it or not i never pulled a plug but i sure wanted to after seeing the guy next to us on sat hall in a 31 incher right next to us. if the weather gets nice i may get out once more.

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Not sure what is going to happen with the Spring Classic next year. Kevin is throwing a bunch of ideas around such as limiting the fishable water to both gaps and the river like they used to do. If that's the case, Kurt and I won't be coming back. I like the west end of the lake just as much as you do. I was just razzing you a little about the crankbaits. Keep the fishing reports rolling. We enjoy reading them.

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I also like to be able to fish the lake at the spring classic. if its just the gap and the river i doubt ill be back. he fisky give me a call when you get a chance.

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