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Wiskers

Hey just thought I would pass on a tip that is proving to be very productive as of late.

Many people on LOW, Red Lake River and surrounding lakes are getting some real good action useing Rattle Raps through the ice... I have never used them in the winter but they are seeming to bring them in like crazy??? Drop it down and jig like crazy... I gave it a go today and it worked..

Another tip is that I started to test out my cat baits under the ice.. and they are working. ... not for cats though.. but Pike are chomping them up.... two nice pike today on the cat bait. I don't give out all my secrets but if you search the forums you will find my bait of choice... I did however modify it a little today.. but that might be posted if you ask real nice :-)

crank up the heaters and jig...........................

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Wiskers Guiding Service
Red River & Minnesota River,for Channel Cats, Flatheads & Walleyes
Crookston, MN
[email protected]

218-280-0442

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Fishin' Man

Hey Wiskers how was fishing after I left last night? Still having them jumping around in the wrong hole? Didn't see your truck this morning did you make it out at all this morning? When you going out fishing again?

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Scoot

Wiskers,

The rattle trap thing is an old northern hunters trick. Some guys will put down dead suckers and put a hookless rattle trap down between them and "call 'em in". It's amazing how much noise those little things make!
You find any decent eye fishing?
Scoot

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Wiskers

fishin man... I was down there yesterday all day... Only seen suckers and cats. I am going again Friday.. gonna move the houses. That Big Pike in the other hole dancing on top of the water was quite a sight.... My heart pounded for at least an hour after that one. LOL LOL ... For the rest of you, I caught a nice Pike the other day in the dam. It was about 8#.. Well I have two holes in my house about 2feet by 3 feet. Well I caught the pike in the right side hole but the pike insisted on going out the left hole and dance on top of the water twice soaking the fish house.. LOL... until he got wrapped around the camera cord.. cody spotted him wrapped up but it was too late, he shook the hook loose and was gone, giggling his little hiney off at us i bet.. As a matter of fact.. the more I think about it that may have been a Muskie??? It was very light colored and had dark markings and a real long nose.... or a cross... Hummmmmm.... Wish we could have seen it longer..

scoot.... Ya I guess your right. I guess what ever makes noise will bring in any fish for investigation... I have not gotten it to work yet but only tried once. I am going to start trying it more to see if maybe it will bring in cats too..

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Wiskers Guiding Service
Red River & Minnesota River,for Channel Cats, Flatheads & Walleyes
Crookston, MN
[email protected]

218-280-0442

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Fishin' Man

Hey Wiskers Do you have the information for the fishing tournement yet? Sounds like Delta Theta Sigma will help you out if drop us a line with information as soon as you can so we can get guys together. Oh Yeah how was moving the beast of a fish house?

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Wiskers

Well I did not move it yet. I just ran out of time..

The date is Feb, 7. races are from 9-12. fishing is from 12-3.

Thanks..

Rusty

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Red River & Minnesota River,for Channel Cats, Flatheads & Walleyes
Crookston, MN
[email protected]

218-280-0442

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