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12 minutes ago, monstermoose78 said:

Making ice


On my nipples! 🥶  

 

Just came in from outside.  And I’ll be out again to take care of a few things but fishing ain’t gonna be one of them.

 

Oh, yeah, about 6 rods rigged, no less than 3 in hand for hole hopping. 😉

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When I go fishing panfish I have 3 sometimes 4 if I bring the rod with the largest pug bug and the xl maki mino. I need to get back to upsizing and jigging spoons. 

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I've usually got 2 different buckshot rigged up, one with a dropper hook, then I've got one set up with a 3mm fireball, another with a tear drop with flutter spoons and my standby dead stick has a 1/4 oz pink and white walleye jig.

 

Plus I've got 2 backups to try a variation of what's only kinda working on the other setups.

 

and a tip up or 2

 

depending on which combo of the 5 kids comes along it's sometimes just handling minnows and fish the whole time 

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I hit the stoplight bait store in St. Cloud wow they seemed well stocked. I was on my way home from work so that’s the easiest shop for me to stop at. I got a bunch of jigging spoons and minnow type baits for panfish. I am excited to try these out. I think I will use the snitch as it should handle these baits as I don’t use the rod much anymore. Now I just need it to warm up a little bit.

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Really! We need to all do a warm up weather dance. 

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monstermoose78
1 minute ago, eyeguy 54 said:

Really! We need to all do a warm up weather dance. 

Heck man it’s time to warm up a little

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On 2/10/2021 at 7:50 PM, monstermoose78 said:

I hit the stoplight bait store in St. Cloud wow they seemed well stocked. I was on my way home from work so that’s the easiest shop for me to stop at. I got a bunch of jigging spoons and minnow type baits for panfish. I am excited to try these out. I think I will use the snitch as it should handle these baits as I don’t use the rod much anymore. Now I just need it to warm up a little bit.

 

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Let me know if you get that T rip going good.  The Z Viber looks similar.  I picked up a few this year also.  Haven’t gotten great hits yet but they sure wanted to look at the T Rip.  
 

Don’t consider that much of a review though as I don’t feel like I’ve really been on the fish very well this ice season.  Too many limiting factors...

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Just now, Wanderer said:

Let me know if you get that T rip going good.  The Z Viber looks similar.  I picked up a few this year also.  Haven’t gotten great hits yet but they sure wanted to look at the T Rip.  
 

Don’t consider that much of a review though as I don’t feel like I’ve really been on the fish very well this ice season.  Too many limiting factors...

I will let you know how it goes 

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2 hours ago, Wanderer said:

Let me know if you get that T rip going good.  The Z Viber looks similar.  I picked up a few this year also.  Haven’t gotten great hits yet but they sure wanted to look at the T Rip.  
 

Don’t consider that much of a review though as I don’t feel like I’ve really been on the fish very well this ice season.  Too many limiting factors...

Those T rips can be awesome for crappies and bigger gills. Have been using them since the beginning of the ice season, done very well using them unbaited, just have to find right jigging cadence. 

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I am going to be out fishing Saturday anyone want meet up around Princeton?

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Hi, this is bluegill Dan. Me and my brother are up to going. Where would you like to go? 

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Moose I might be able to get out with the portable Saturday. Let me know time and place.

 

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19 hours ago, monstermoose78 said:

I am going to be out fishing Saturday anyone want meet up around Princeton?

I'm interested in going Sat., let me know what time and where.

Thanks

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I am going to blue lake as I need to get my grandma some fish for lent.

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My guess is it will be zoo out on the ice so I will be away from the crowds if I can. I will post where on the lake I am once I find a spot. It should be fun fishing with some new people. I hope @tview and @Cret Jigs can make it as well. I will tell you guys if we work together we will have plenty of fish caught. 

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9:30 is my plan to be out there. See ya on the ice

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On 2/17/2021 at 8:46 PM, monstermoose78 said:

I am going to be out fishing Saturday anyone want meet up around Princeton?

Would love to fish with you some day.  This week does not work Dad's 80th birthday.  He is still going strong just got back from Yellowstone snowmobiling I can only hope to be as active as him at that age.

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11 minutes ago, whateverisbiting said:

Would love to fish with you some day.  This week does not work Dad's 80th birthday.  He is still going strong just got back from Yellowstone snowmobiling I can only hope to be as active as him at that age.

I will have times to meet up no worries. Enjoy your dad and just let me know when you are free.

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One of these times I'll be able to make one of these get togethers. Meet some of the local masters of the lakes. Since moving up here a couple years ago, time just hasn't worked out. Enjoy the nice weather this weekend everyone. I'm sure Moose will put you on a honeyhole. 

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My wife wanted to hit Winnie one more time this year, so here we are.  We got beat to the pocket though.

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Good luck tomorrow guys.

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Hey guys I am going to wait until 11 am as It’s -9 degrees now

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Crazy 😜 
 

I will be out in a dark green f150 with a topper. 

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It’s up to 8 degrees now I am loading my stuff up, but I have to drop off some supplies to my uncle.

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I am on the lake

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It’s cold fish a not biting very well 

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