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

      1st Please Post Your Fishing Report - Then Join the NEW - Private Fishing Report Clubs   01/24/2018

      Private Fishing Report Clubs - Click Here - Post Your Fishing Report Before Joining
      1st, be sure you post a fishing report in the forums, then ask to join after you post a fishing report in your area forum. The Private Fishing Report Clubs are where folks can share private fishing information with club members who have proven they know what's going on. Fishing Report Clubs Link also in Menu above. Apply to become a member today, while it's still easy. 
  • 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  
lawdog

Hey Boiler...

Recommended Posts

lawdog

You going to watch the USMTS boys tonight???

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Eric Wettschreck

Does the pope #2 in the woods?????

It will prolly be myself, maybe the Mrs, my neighbor and his brother in the stands. I'm on call this weekend so hopefully things at work will be quiet.

GO TOMMY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

And you????

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
lawdog

Unfortunately I don't think I'll make it and its been years since I missed them at MCRA.

And YES, GO TOMMY!!!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Eric Wettschreck

That pretty much blows huge. The USMTS dudes put on one heckova good show.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
harvey lee

Jeff, your going to miss one he-- of a race.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
muc33

I vote Shryock the rocket flies.... will be very interesting, given the recent track conditions at Slaytona with the new dirt not bonding with the old and the USMTS boys showing up. But they do real well on a dry track.

Again, I vote Shryock or one of the Awesome Blossoms (Myer or Noble) from Blooming Prairie. I need to get back to a track, only been to one race since I quit announcing three seasons ago.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
lawdog

They totally redug the track and have been working on watering all week to get it right again.

Not really going out on a limb picking Kelly though Muc33, I mean come on...that's like going to Vegas and routing for the house! He's in a whole other world really. Myer runs really well here though and a couple other guys have run with him here too at times... Always good shows when they come.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Eric Wettschreck

Well dog dude, apparently the pope does his dookie in Rome and not in the woods. I say that cuz I didn't make the race. I was in the garage tearing down my boat motor (bad) and I totally lost track of time. Next thing I know I can hear the cars, I'm totally covered in grease, and I'm not going racing. Dangit.

My neighbor said the track was WAY rough and the boys were breaking all kinds of stuff. Apparently Tommy snapped an A-arm. Too bad. I'm told it was fairly god racing, tho.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
PerchPounder

redigging the track did them some good and they were watering right up until hotlaps. it was about as heavy as ive seen it in recent years but it turned out to be about as rough as any track ive seen too. the heats were good but anything after that was pretty uneventful and rough. they started 24 in one of the "B"s and finished 8 and started 22 in the show and finished 9 not too impressive for there only appearance up there. hopefully theyll be better at Park Jefferson, Huset's, NCSI, and Jackson when i go to those shows.

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 :)

    • Hoey
      OK - we made it back!!!  Every trip is different with it's own potential perils.   I finally got into my house on Friday around 11am.  My guests were rookies, so i spent time with each of them, getting setup, heaters started, Vexilars set, houses banked, lines prep'd and set, bait, etc...  The bite was somewhat slow and many small ones.  The day got better 3 to 430pm.  Ended up with 6 nice eyes (19, 18x3, 17x2), 13 jumbos (most ever for a day), 12 small sauger which we ate for dinner.   On Saturday we headed up to the south shore of the Angle, longer ride, so again did not get started too early.  Ended up with our 6 eyes for our limit, these ranged from 15 to 16 inches and a 4-pack of sauger.  Again the bite seemed to pickup at 3 or so and was done by 430pm.   Ice as 3 foot or so.  Snow depth varied a lot, depending on the condition of the ice.  Smooth areas were blown off to crusty 6 inches or so.  Rough ice surely held a lot of snow.   The drive back on Sunday was somewhat tough from Baudette to Emily, winter storm warning.  Slow go, low visibility, and icy roads, sometimes down to 15 mph.   Next scheduled trip is with my wife, son, and three of his Gopher swim teammates for spring break in three weeks.  
    • Naturboy
      Those were caught from a shallow lake (17’) in 9 feet of water at the bottom of the first shoreline break. I was using a UV buckshot and minnow head since the water was murky. The crappie is still swimming the walleye not so much. I didn’t get the exact location. Sorry  
    • Sunset Lodge
      Hello from the NW Angle!

      Minnesota fishing has been most productive in 20-24 feet of water.  Guests are bringing home their limits of Walleye and Sauger with the occasional Perch and Northern mixed in. Fish have been most active early and late in the day and the bite has been terrific. The use of electronics continues to be very beneficial with fish taking jigging spoons, jigg’n raps or rattle baits.  Snowmobile ttrails on the Minnesota side continue to be maintained and are in great shape. We are still making ice, with most spots at over 30 inches. 

      North and East of us in Canada, big Crappies are coming in on light tackle setups out of 30 feet. If you are looking for walleye, they are everywhere!

      Until next week, 

      Sunset Lodge
    • JBMasterAngler
      On the Bayfield side of the bay, the target depth is typically 10 to 40 ft. The basswood island area is where they go after lakers. There’s a plowed road that goes out there. As of last week the ice was about 20 inches in that area, might be thicker now. Check out the Bayfield webcam, you can see what kind of activity is going on.
    • Jarrid Houston
      Wanderer, stop in at the River Rock bait shop in Ashland and they will get you pointed in the right direction.  They are always pretty cool about that.  Fishing near Ashland off of 2nd landing can be good.  Don't need nothing more than regular walleye gear, and some tip-ups and really there is no rhyme or reason where a guy should set up shop. Its a pretty wide open water and the fish that live there are always on the move. For us, most often, the sit and wait pays off.  It has been slower as of late, but still some fish..  Good luck, JH
    • cat44
      Anybody know if there is a pressure ridge/ice heave out in front of the Warroad Access? I know ice conditions will change throughout the coming weeks. Looking forward to getting after some pike.  The last few years there has been a pressure ridge there, last year it went from Springsteel over to Swift. And we've been up there plenty of times when there hasn't been one at all. Just curious to find out what conditions are like in that bay. Thanks!
    • Hoyt4
      Most likely our last trip up this year unless we go up for crappies but i'm running out of weekends. We had another great trip this weekend the fish are so fat this year more than I remember in the past.  Got my old man out for a good walleye bite he had a blast and caught a ton of fish. One day they just attached the bait as it was coming down they would come up and smash. Next day you put in the bottom and not even see the lure on the vex bring up a tad and they would smack it. Fun and a lot of snow hitting yesterday when we left.
    • PRO-V
      Agreed!!
    • SaintPaulPaul
      Switch to regular Budweiser and they seem to just jump out of the hole. No, seriously the way I improved my landing success through the ice was to go to small treble hooks. One small one on a 6' leader, a weight and Colorado blade above the leader seems to work for me. If you are on the flag right away, you don't risk gut-hooking them. I also recycle my Power Pro musky line and put it on tip ups. Also, I should add that I always  have a jaw-spreader and 8" forceps for quick and easy hook removal.
    • Iowabrewcrew
      Funny...seems like when the Emerald run slowed down up there 4-5 years ago, the fishing followed suit!
  • Share & Have Fun