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Surface Tension

 Winterized the 21' Chieftain's I/O,  yes I know I'm missing out on some good Fall action on the big lake.

  Normally I'm excited to keep the Walleye boat fishing through late Fall.    I have to say it, this weather sucks. 

Will this cold and wet pattern ever stop?  I'll leave the AC unit in the window for one more week just in case.

Has anyone been getting out?

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54 minutes ago, Surface Tension said:

 Winterized the 21' Chieftain's I/O,  yes I know I'm missing out on some good Fall action on the big lake.

  Normally I'm excited to keep the Walleye boat fishing through late Fall.    I have to say it, this weather sucks. 

Will this cold and wet pattern ever stop?  I'll leave the AC unit in the window for one more week just in case.

Has anyone been getting out?

 

Frank, sometimes living up in "God's Country" is not all heavenly!  Some times it's colder then Hell!  🤣

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JBMasterAngler

I’m leaving for Grand Marais on Sunday. I purposely moved my vacation up 2 weeks this year to avoid the miserable weather that has plagued my previous trips. Well, so much for that plan. 

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1 hour ago, JBMasterAngler said:

I’m leaving for Grand Marais on Sunday. I purposely moved my vacation up 2 weeks this year to avoid the miserable weather that has plagued my previous trips. Well, so much for that plan. 

 LOL, we're heading to Grand Ely Lodge next weekend to enjoy the fall colors! 😕

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Surface Tension

Bring your best rain gear JB.   Good Luck Fishing.

Leech, historically,  all the leaves are on the ground by the 2nd weekend of Oct.

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tacklejunkie

I decided to hit Island in the last couple weeks. Nice perch and some eater size walleyes on lindys and chubs. But it has been COLD!!

 

Will hit it again this week and then put the boat away.  It looks like the cold, wet weather is here to stay 

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Mike89

pulled my boat yesterday..  got it ready for winter....

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mrpike1973

Thinking of pulling my boat today not sure looks like 2 more weeks of rain and cold. Usually when the temps are under 45 degrees i'm done get's to hard on the fingers.

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tacklejunkie

 Have the day off today and thought I was going to head out and do one last fishing trip. But it’s cold and raining out so I’m running the board in to get winterized today. 

 

Goodbye open water fishing 2018. See you in the spring of 2019

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JBMasterAngler

As I type this, I’m sitting in my hotel room, sipping hot coffee, waiting for all my gear to dry and air out. On a positive note, while wet and rainy, it wasn’t all that cold yesterday. Unfortunately the splake aren’t cooperating.

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28 minutes ago, JBMasterAngler said:

As I type this, I’m sitting in my hotel room, sipping hot coffee, waiting for all my gear to dry and air out. On a positive note, while wet and rainy, it wasn’t all that cold yesterday. Unfortunately the splake aren’t cooperating.

 

Well you can't catch them sitting in your hotel room sipping mochas.  Get the rain gear back on and get out there! 😀

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JBMasterAngler

Takes more than a little rain and cold to keep me inside...it just slows the process down. 

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rumeye

Pine Trestle???

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JBMasterAngler

No. Each fish were on different lakes. I was actually skunked on pine trestle for the first time ever!

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rumeye

Yeah I like that lake nice scenery and lots O places to shore fish from.

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Surface Tension

 Rain stopped and got to work.  Took the AC out,  3 boats winterized and put away,  one more boat to go.   The catchall spot the side of the garage cleaned out.  I'll be fishing from shore if I get out. Thinking on taking the KLR on a road trip to hit up some trout lakes.   Leech, you up for a ride?

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eyeguy 54

another week and the boat will get stored. I hope... Kayak is sitting in the back still on the trailer. Not sure if done.  Been chasing crappies and gills and having a lot of fun. Friend caught a strange looking one yesturday! lol 

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Cret Jigs

Nice Gold Crappie ... Whats in that river anyway!!  🤔

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eyeguy 54

River??

 

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15 hours ago, Surface Tension said:

 Rain stopped and got to work.  Took the AC out,  3 boats winterized and put away,  one more boat to go.   The catchall spot the side of the garage cleaned out.  I'll be fishing from shore if I get out. Thinking on taking the KLR on a road trip to hit up some trout lakes.   Leech, you up for a ride?

 

Dang, pulled the battery and put her in storage just last week or that sounds like fun. With all this wet weather it has really put me behind on getting all the fall chores done before hunting season and the winter hits and I need get the sled and ice stuff ready.  I had breakfast at Our Place just this morning coming down from Ely and was thinking of all the rides I have done in that area the last few years.  Lets try to set up a ride-trout outing next spring. 🙂

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chaffmj

I am hoping to get the boat out on the lake this Thursday. Looks like it is going to be in the upper 50's!

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