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Everyone that posts here spend a fair amount of time on the river wink.gif. I would like to be able to recognize a few of you when I am out on the water. Most have listed there boat in other posts, but I think a list would help me out.

I will go first:

Green chev extended cab long box with a Triton FS 190. White with black and red accents, Mecury motor, or the same truck with a crestliner fisher-something-or-other 1750? tan. Mercury motor. (neighbor's boat).

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Black 1800 Lund Fisherman w/135 Honda.

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Yeah thats me in the old but trust worthy Lund predator, Red Lund Predator with the "Gamakatsu" sticker on the side, its seen alot of sun rises on the river and my be forced into retirement after this season, broken spline been fix before and its cracked again! grin.gif

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Old tan colored alum. Starcraft, with a 70 Merc and black 4runner. And my trusty side kick the white dog, Rix, but lately I have left him at home. Because he is a whiner. grin.gif

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honda- does your hound bark like crazy when somebody walks by? I remember a white dog a few weeks ago just eager to get out of the truck and lick me to death.

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Blue/tan lund Pro-V 1775, 150 V-max on the back. I was out most Sat. and Sun. mornings around 6am. I was also at the River Rats Tourney. Usually by myself, or with any buddy that wants to catch fish every time. :-) cool.gif Hope everyone has good fall fishing. i will be hunting

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honda- does your hound bark like crazy when somebody walks by? I remember a white dog a few weeks ago just eager to get out of the truck and lick me to death.


Yeah he barks but he whines more smirk.gif. Sometimes he whines so much that it annoys the crap out of me. And dont get him started on swimming. He would throw a stick in the water by himself, and go fetch it, just cuz he will get to go swimming.

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usually put in at the Hudson launch... blue Yukon. My boat is a Monark King185 but I pulled off all the labels except the "185". Boat is tan/black with a 140 Suzuki. I'm either by myself or with my fishing buddy (son) and a friend or two of his.

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18' Tracker Tundra with 135 Opti and a 9.9 Merc kicker. Kind of goldish in color being pulled by the "big black bus", a black Suburban. I'm sure glad the price of gas has come down a bit. Looking at getting into a new Lund 2010 but mama has veto'd that for now. Love the Tundra but the boat control is so much easier with a tiller.

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1750 black and tan Fishawk. 90 horse black motor

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Black 1800 Pro-V with dual consoles. 150 Vmax...hopefully a T8 next year!!!

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I'm new to the site and fairly new to the river. I'm in an old mirror craft yellow/tan with blue carpet. you cant miss it, this thing is ugly. I'll be out Wed. morning hope to see someone out there. cool.gif

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Tan 2050 Sportfish with a 200 Opti and 8 hp Yamaha kicker

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White triton 198x with a 200 white etec, Full windshield of course.

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Great Idea!!! Red Ranger single cab, 17' Red Lund 115 opti Mercury.

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Cant miss me ! Old Red Lund Tyee Full windshield -I think Ive seen almost all of you through out the summer -Great Idea

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I HAVE A D D, WHO'S IN WHAT BOAT!!!!!!

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Instead of going back through old post on who's in what boat I thought I'd bring the old post up again for easy reference! laugh.gif

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'97 red F-250 reg. cab Powerstroke/ pulling a '84 T-14XL/ 82' 20 horse Johnson. Gotta love having more money in your tackle, rods/ reels, and electrnics than your whole boat is worth.

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It's not the rig or the money or necessarily the equipment one has, as it is the knowledge one has of species and area to be fished!

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10-4; if you have alot of that knowledge; you don't need any of that! Maybe just some boots, string, and saftey pin or 2. These warm temps make a guy want to get in the boat pretty bad; I can barely wait.

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WoW! You guys sure have some fancy boats! Ill be the one in the plane old alumacraft v-14, with a straight four....... bench seats that is! Nice thing about my boat is my '84 15 horse johnson smokes all the other boats out of myspots. wink.gif literally. She gets me to where im going on the rivers at least.

Good Fishin Boys cool.gif

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channel- let's hear it for the 14 footers!

14 foot crestliner alum, 3 benches, 1 15 hp johnson, and 4 home made rod holders!

it'll go surprisingly fast, and even with my tubby rear end in the driver's seat all i need is about 8-9 inches of water! cool.gif

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'06 Ram 250 pulling a 19' black with red trim ProV with 200 Optimax and 15 Kicker.

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I have a black/grey alumacraft lunker with a 40 hp merc. 16 foot tiller model. Sometimes I have a white Lhasa apso with me. Don't laugh too much grin.gif, she has brought me good luck in the past though. She has been with me when I caught 2 of my biggest walleyes.

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    • HunterFisher11

      Posted

      Thanks for the info!!! Will be up there on 10/5-10/8, have been looking at the weather and I hope they are wrong because looks like rain... Have you ever tried fishing out on pike island area? Brother inlaw drove down there this summer and said there were quiet a few people fishing there.

    • Minnesota motorists can support conservation with a new critical habitat plate featuring a wild turkey.
      The new plate displays a colorful tom turkey and is the ninth critical habitat plate offered. Other plates display a moose, loon, pheasant, chickadee, showy lady’s slipper, a fishing scene and two with white-tailed deer. There is also a specialty license plate for state parks and trails.

      “Wild turkey restoration in Minnesota is one of our great conservation success stories,” said Kim Hennings, wildlife land acquisition coordinator. “The critical habitat plates are a great way for motorists to show their interest and support for Minnesota’s fish and wildlife resources.”

      Wild turkeys are native to southeastern Minnesota, but disappeared by 1880 because of habitat loss and unregulated hunting. Successful reintroduction efforts starting in the 1970s led to turkeys now living over a wide range of Minnesota.

      “The wild turkey critical habitat plate has been long awaited for by our membership in Minnesota and turkey hunting enthusiasts,” said Tom Glines, National Wild Turkey Federation regional director. “We love the wild turkey resource and want to do everything we can do to keep wild turkey populations healthy and thriving.”

      The Minnesota Legislature created the critical habitat license plate program in 1995 to provide additional opportunity for Minnesotans to contribute toward conservation. Motorists who purchase a critical habitat plate pay a $10 initial fee, plus a minimum annual contribution of $30 to the Reinvest in Minnesota (RIM) program. Every dollar generated through the sale of the license plate is matched with private donations of cash or land. The annual $30 contribution is not tax deductible.

      Critical habitat license plate revenue has generated more than $59 million to acquire or improve 22,000 acres of critical habitat and helped fund non-game wildlife research and surveys, habitat enhancement and educational programs. Information about the program and details about how to order plates are available on the DNR website at www.mndnr.gov/plates.

      The new license plates are now available at deputy registrar offices statewide. For questions about ordering critical habitat license plates, call the Department of Public Safety-Driver and Vehicle Services at 612-297-3166.

      Discuss below - to view set the hook here.

    • The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently honored two youths for their outstanding conservation efforts during a ceremony at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair.

      Eliza Sankovitz from Waseca in Waseca County received the 4-H award and Melissa Schilling from Frazee in Becker County received the Future Farmers of America (FFA) award.

      The DNR Commissioner’s Youth Awards are given annually to an FFA student and 4-H member who have demonstrated initiative, leadership, creativity and achievement in conservation and wise use of natural and agricultural resources. This is the 25th year of the award program.

      Curious about the quality of the water in Clear Lake, Eliza Sankovitz asked the question, “What pollutants might be entering the lake?” This was the beginning of Sankovitz’s 4-H project titled “How Clear is Clear Lake.” Sankovitz found three locations around Clear Lake and took water samples after rain events. She then tested the water samples for bacteria, nitrates, chlorine, lead and pesticides. Sankovitz said she did find some pollutants entering the lake.

      Sankovitz is the daughter of Tom and Gretchen Sankovitz.

      Schilling grew up on a farm in rural Becker County. As a member of her FFA Fish and Wildlife Management team, she placed as top individual multiple times at regional competitions. Schilling also placed first in her area and third at state in the Minnesota Senior Envirothon.

      As a member of the Youth Conservation Corps, Schilling worked at the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. While on the job, she assisted with prairie restoration, bird surveys, goose banding, invasive species control and refuge facility maintenance. Schilling is currently enrolled at the University of Minnesota Crookston, and is pursuing a degree in wildlife management.

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      Discuss below - to view set the hook here.

    • BringAnExtension

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      11 hours ago, ZachD said:

      I am sure Johnny P is all booked up on weekends by now and for some reason some of the guys don't like sleeper houses all though I may push for it this year last year was such a hassle packing everything up for the night loading the trucks having to bring sleds and wheelers. I much rather bring my flasher couple rods and lots of beer. I go fishing enough running and gunning its nice to have a break where you just show up and fish.

      Yes, he probably is.  I book with him early.  I think that he offers guide service in December up until he opens the sleepers up.  Might align with your portables.

    • I was on Namakan yesterday and kept 4 eyes 14" to 15" caught in under 20' of water. Water temp is 60. I was rigging with a half crawler. However, I had friends out using jigs and minnows in 40+ ft and they did well. He said he found a school and using his I Pilot just hovered over the top of them. So it seems the fish are scattered and all methods are working.

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    • monstermoose78

      Posted

      I hope this weekend is better than last!!  I know there is a  lot of ducks around but they have so many places to hide.

    • If you want to stay away from the crowd I would suggest Beacon Harbor I think after jan 1st they don't allow day passes its only beacon harbor and outdoor authority who have houses there. Then they allow only a limited amount of yearly passes.

      Now they don't have all the bells and whistles like a bar and food ect but John and Ann are some of the nicest people you will ever meet. Not to mention I personally think it is some of the best.

       

      Now if you needed a bar and food and all that my choices would be Rogers or Westwind

    • fins_n'_feathers

      Posted

      Today was the complete opposite of yesterday. The current coming out of light house gap made a pocket of clear water out in the lake overnight, fished right on the edge of the muddy water in 14 feet of water and went through 3 bags of frozen shiners and caught a bunch on plastics after the minnows were gone. Nothing fantastic for size, only 3 in the slot but nice limits of 14-17 inchers and a ton of smaller fish. Once that muddy water gets blown out or clears up the bite is going to be crazy good!

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    • eyeguy 54

      Posted

      212 wondering the same thing maybe?? ;)   

       

    • Agronomist_at_IA

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    • HunterFisher11
      Thanks for the info!!! Will be up there on 10/5-10/8, have been looking at the weather and I hope they are wrong because looks like rain... Have you ever tried fishing out on pike island area? Brother inlaw drove down there this summer and said there were quiet a few people fishing there.
    • Rick
      Minnesota motorists can support conservation with a new critical habitat plate featuring a wild turkey.
      The new plate displays a colorful tom turkey and is the ninth critical habitat plate offered. Other plates display a moose, loon, pheasant, chickadee, showy lady’s slipper, a fishing scene and two with white-tailed deer. There is also a specialty license plate for state parks and trails. “Wild turkey restoration in Minnesota is one of our great conservation success stories,” said Kim Hennings, wildlife land acquisition coordinator. “The critical habitat plates are a great way for motorists to show their interest and support for Minnesota’s fish and wildlife resources.” Wild turkeys are native to southeastern Minnesota, but disappeared by 1880 because of habitat loss and unregulated hunting. Successful reintroduction efforts starting in the 1970s led to turkeys now living over a wide range of Minnesota. “The wild turkey critical habitat plate has been long awaited for by our membership in Minnesota and turkey hunting enthusiasts,” said Tom Glines, National Wild Turkey Federation regional director. “We love the wild turkey resource and want to do everything we can do to keep wild turkey populations healthy and thriving.” The Minnesota Legislature created the critical habitat license plate program in 1995 to provide additional opportunity for Minnesotans to contribute toward conservation. Motorists who purchase a critical habitat plate pay a $10 initial fee, plus a minimum annual contribution of $30 to the Reinvest in Minnesota (RIM) program. Every dollar generated through the sale of the license plate is matched with private donations of cash or land. The annual $30 contribution is not tax deductible. Critical habitat license plate revenue has generated more than $59 million to acquire or improve 22,000 acres of critical habitat and helped fund non-game wildlife research and surveys, habitat enhancement and educational programs. Information about the program and details about how to order plates are available on the DNR website at www.mndnr.gov/plates. The new license plates are now available at deputy registrar offices statewide. For questions about ordering critical habitat license plates, call the Department of Public Safety-Driver and Vehicle Services at 612-297-3166. Discuss below - to view set the hook here.
    • Rick
      The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently honored two youths for their outstanding conservation efforts during a ceremony at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair. Eliza Sankovitz from Waseca in Waseca County received the 4-H award and Melissa Schilling from Frazee in Becker County received the Future Farmers of America (FFA) award. The DNR Commissioner’s Youth Awards are given annually to an FFA student and 4-H member who have demonstrated initiative, leadership, creativity and achievement in conservation and wise use of natural and agricultural resources. This is the 25th year of the award program. Curious about the quality of the water in Clear Lake, Eliza Sankovitz asked the question, “What pollutants might be entering the lake?” This was the beginning of Sankovitz’s 4-H project titled “How Clear is Clear Lake.” Sankovitz found three locations around Clear Lake and took water samples after rain events. She then tested the water samples for bacteria, nitrates, chlorine, lead and pesticides. Sankovitz said she did find some pollutants entering the lake. Sankovitz is the daughter of Tom and Gretchen Sankovitz. Schilling grew up on a farm in rural Becker County. As a member of her FFA Fish and Wildlife Management team, she placed as top individual multiple times at regional competitions. Schilling also placed first in her area and third at state in the Minnesota Senior Envirothon. As a member of the Youth Conservation Corps, Schilling worked at the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. While on the job, she assisted with prairie restoration, bird surveys, goose banding, invasive species control and refuge facility maintenance. Schilling is currently enrolled at the University of Minnesota Crookston, and is pursuing a degree in wildlife management. Schilling is the daughter of Charles and Regina Schilling. Discuss below - to view set the hook here.
    • BringAnExtension
      Yes, he probably is.  I book with him early.  I think that he offers guide service in December up until he opens the sleepers up.  Might align with your portables.
    • Dusty
      I was on Namakan yesterday and kept 4 eyes 14" to 15" caught in under 20' of water. Water temp is 60. I was rigging with a half crawler. However, I had friends out using jigs and minnows in 40+ ft and they did well. He said he found a school and using his I Pilot just hovered over the top of them. So it seems the fish are scattered and all methods are working.