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StillFishin'

Title says it all.  Just report your luck and maybe where you fished.

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PSU

Good luck men and women! Couldn't make it up this year as we had to pick up our youngest from Kansas State. 

 

Looking forward to seeing the reports

 

 

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Coming up on Monday, then got chores to do.     Last fall had to dismantle well for the winter destructively because a union went on strike and wouldn't unscrew so a hacksaw was invoked as a strikebreaker.    So, now get to replace some pipes and stuff before we have water.   And of course I have my fingers crossed I didn't miss anything blowing the pipes so I won't be under the cabin with a torch...    

 

Then the dock and the lift and finally the boat.   

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27 minutes ago, delcecchi said:

Coming up on Monday, then got chores to do.     Last fall had to dismantle well for the winter destructively because a union went on strike and wouldn't unscrew so a hacksaw was invoked as a strikebreaker.    So, now get to replace some pipes and stuff before we have water.   And of course I have my fingers crossed I didn't miss anything blowing the pipes so I won't be under the cabin with a torch...    

 

Then the dock and the lift and finally the boat.   

Del... Del.... Del.... Pay them union guys!!👍 there worth every penny. 😊

 

Drive safe bud!!!

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delcecchi

Except for those 1 1/4 galvanized union guys.    They suck

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StillFishin'

Hey Del, I’m coming up Monday also.  But, I think my lake water system will be ok(but a hassle to get going). Good luck with yours.  

Lot’s of other stuff to do but kinda fun as it is out of the norm.  

 

I always hope there is no major problem and things are the way I left them in late Sept. 

 

And  not to mention all the stuff that is  needed to open to replenish the foods

 

Good luck and try to fish!

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7 hours ago, delcecchi said:

So, now get to replace some pipes and stuff before we have water

Last week I had to replace a couple of cracks pipes under our mobile home, then repair some rotten floors so I never got my boat in the water either.  Hope to get out on Vermilion next weekend.

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Funny - All that I have is a piece of PEX running from a water tower into a kitchen sink. Of all things, the PEX (which was empty) developed a pinhole right where it enters my cabin. I ended up using some fresh caulk as a bandaid but will have to replace. I usually pride myself on not having any water issues.

 

We fished, starting out in Black Bay and moving out towards the islands in between Head-o-Lakes and Wakemup. Minimal luck dragging stick baits, slip bobbers, and jigs tipped with rainbows. When I gave in to mob rule, we boated to Fectos point and everyone got their jollies catching 8" walleye. Our biggest walleye was a 22" pulled in on a slip bobber and crappie minnow Friday evening. Obviously it was returned!

 

We did find more forage-sized perch than I remember in the past. That should be good for hungry walleye.

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Update... did the plumbing ok.    Not much water....   Turned out that the pump was shot.    Guy from Petersen Well drilling came, checked the well, and put in a new pump all in  about two hours.   It is a pleasure to watch a real pro work.    So we finally had water.    For a day or so I hooked up with a hose to the neighbor's outside spigot to backfeed water into my system.       

 

Now I want to study up on how to clean crud off the point.  Only getting about 1 3/4 GPM and seems like I should be getting more.    

 

Very happy I am not having to drill a new well to replace the old point.   KaChing $$$$$$$$$$ for new well.

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