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lucky

musty smell in fish house

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lucky

My new fish house (freebee) is canvas and it has a strong musty odor how do i get rid of it?

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deadeye

Soak the fabric with Febreze

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Walterwontfalter

I had that problem too. I mixed up some laundry detergent in some hot water and blew it through my pressure washer inside the house and out...let it sit for a few minutes and then rinsed it with clear water. Brought it in the garage and threw the heater inside on high for a couple hours. Then I sprayed it with silicone water proofing. good as new. I also store it with Bounce or Snuggle dryer sheets in the off season.

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    • Borch
      @Getanet Tough weekend for learning new water.  If you head up that way again shoot me a pm.  I have a lot of time on Cass and usually do pretty well.  I will be up there the second week of June for a couple weeks. 
    • Borch
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    • Wanderer
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      I love the location of the Retreat Lodge, never stayed there though. 
    • roony
      I finally got out fishing last week on Thursday. I used a gulp alive minnow. one of the smaller ones, and it worked great. I put it on a pink ratso with a white body and the gulp on it and the crappies and bluegills would not leave it alone. Other baits were not as effective that afternoon.   
    • Americanangler
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    • PSU
      Hello David, we visited Vermilion for years until purchasing some land in the Frazer Bay / Smarts Bay area. We have stayed at a number of resorts, but really enjoyed Retreat Lodge due to the owners, reasonable prices and fantastic fishing within 2 miles of where it is located! Good luck with your decision!   Vermilion is a one of a kind lake!
    • Wakemup
      Thanks guys!
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    • David D
      Hello, I am planning to spend a week with family at either Pelican or Vermillion in late July, and need to commit to just one. From what I know, both are great. I have been to Pelican in 15 years ago and liked it, but I've always been intrigued by Vermillion. I would appreciate thoughts and recommendations on both lakes, experiences at particular resorts. The family loves fishing for pike and I would like another crack at a Musky, but the main idea is to show the kids (9, 8, 6) the beauty of the area and build great memories. Thank you,   David