Well, check that one of the list. After trudging through the slush Saturday we were rewarded with a handful of undersized crappie. We'll have to try some of the options around Pelican next time. Happy, safe fishing everyone.
I spent 3 hours last Saturday morning working on “the catalog” then went about my weekend, planning to finish at the end of the weekend. Went to open it up and the new laptop won’t make pictures on the screen. Tried everything; no dice. Have to return the piece of Black Friday junk.
My advice for ice fishing on Vermilion would be to avoid high traffic areas. I always believed this before, but this weekend seemed to validate that theory.
On Thursday my neighbors in our ice fishing village decided to plow roads, driveways, and parking lots all around, and I only caught 4 little walleyes.
Friday I planned to take my portable out to an isolated spot, but none of my village neighbors were out that day, and the fishing was very good. I caught 14 walleyes that day, including 21" and the pictured 26" and 24" slotters.
Saturday I thought that maybe the fishing was just picking up so I fished in my permanent again. Caught only 2 walleyes while my neighbors proceeded to have a big family gathering with many vehicles going back and forth.
Love fishing in my permanent house, but the next time it starts to get busy in the neighborhood, I am moving out with my portable.