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Well boys and girls, the start of the season is here once again, so everyone can place pictures here from inside the spear house and fish you are holding up outside the fish house. Please make sure that they are clean pictures as we all know that we cant have pictures of fish on the spear.

Please no pictures of fish on the spear.

Look forward to seeing some great photos for the season. Look forward to seeing you all on the ice this winter!

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Couple of pike that showed up for a photo op this morning. 

Here is a pike I got on Saturday the 20th. 39" 18.4 lbs. She tasted great out of the smoker!

Thanks. The skinny pike is my very first dark house pike. This is kind of my son's gig. He was interested so I helped him get into it. Today I got a turn with the spear I made for him a couple years a

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first fish speared in 2008. hads one blast my beaver creek decoy then about 45 min later this one came cursin thru and came back and looked at the sucker just a little to long.

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Atta boy! hopefully i'll be posting something up after this long weekend! we'll see what happens. Good spearing elwood

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Thanks for the pix! smile Nice shot also right behind the head and not laugh in the tail. Center tine thru the backbone?
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I got another one around 3;45 this after noon and it was alot nice the first one was 28 inches and this one is 34 1/2 around 8lbs. In the imortal words of bruce the shark in findinf nemo I'M EATIN FISH TONIGHT!!! and man was it tastey

5 inches of ice mrklean

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Sweet. Nice work, Elwood.

I like the pike placed on the ice block for the pic. Right away you know it's a spearing photo.

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My brother in law and I tried Spectacle Lake out this morning.

We went out and had a good time talking but we didn't see any fish.

4 and 3/4 inches of ice just out from the landing. We couldn't get to any good spearing spots but we did obey all posted signs. grin

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I like the last smile picture! It’s not of a speared grin northern to make me feel bad being I can’t cry get out and spear some myself.
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Thats a nice looking decoy. How heavy is that thing, it must have a pound of lead just to get it to sink laugh Did you use it yet?

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Thats a nice looking decoy. How heavy is that thing, it must have a pound of lead just to get it to sink laugh Did you use it yet?

It weighs just over 6 lbs.

I am not sure how much lead it has in it.

It was made by MikeDaPike

He said it swims real good.

I have a couple hours now this afternoon, I think I am going to go cut a hole and see if it swims.

The lake I am going to is very cloudy but I will try to make a video if the lake is not to mucked up.

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LOL @ Merkman!!! That is funny!!! Congrats on the first fish of the year, i didnt think there was enough ice anywhere to get out. BNS and I will be out in a few weeks, to much stuff going on.

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thats forsure!

My plan is to try and get out in a few weekends, but man i have to get all this stuff done before i get in trouble with the wife.

Keep them photos coming!

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first pic is what deadly combo I used today

second pic is 29 incher that came to the fake decoy that I made about three yrs ago

third pic is of another pike thats 29 1/2 inhes that came in right after the second pic was taken . I sat down and jigged the decoy once and in he came. this all heppened in about 15min between the first one and the second one.

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no the turf is see eaten grass found a new spot to hunt saw onr last night but no shot was available try again another day.

it happen sooner or later. hopefully sooner

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fish I 'm picking up the vinegar tommarrow and started brining some for the smoker tonight hope they last until the get to gator.

I love to spear and I can cause there is no work for atleast another week so I might as well take full advantage of it.

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