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Building another fish house.


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Well, I've been studying all the houses this winter and I plan on building another house soon. This time I am going to have the trailer custom made to my specs to save some time. Just wondering if anyone else maybe interested in building one like mine. My thought is that I might be able to save myself and anyone interested in builiding one like it since there would be more than 1. I have my own custom layout as I did last time. Sleeps 4, 8 holes, & bathroom.

I am going to build a tandem axle hydraulic lift with torsion axles. Size will be 8'x16'x80" with a 3' V-nose (19'overall body length). I have cost sheets & details.

Otherwise if anyone just wants to donate lots of money to mine that's fine too! grin.gif

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Either selling it to someone, or my cousin is going to buy it and keep it at LOW. I want to be able to move around a little more and that house is too big for that. I like my portable, but I cant sleep overnight in it, and my boys will be able to go with next winter. So I'll be able to keep them inside where its warm so they can watch movies or play games if they want so they dont get bored with fishing as youngsters. The other thing is next winter walleyes are going to be open on URL!!! grin.gif I think my new design is really fantastic, and its going to be built to last forever. I've tried to think of everything into this one, including an ariated bait well and 12 volt outlets for the fish finders at every fishing station etc... the design is built around the fishing holes not the frame. grin.gif

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    • smurfy
      Heard that too. Also heard 38 was closed for a but north of rapids due to flooding.    I know the water really came up when I was up last week compared to when I was there in April. 
    • Kettle
      Someone said 4 inches in the past week, more expected this weekend. A few roads, including county roads that are asphalt ended up with sink holes. Lakes are the highest I've ever seen in the 30+ years coming to the area and now living here. Several people lost trees Tues night
    • smurfy
      Dang Kettle  that bites. Great to hear fishing was good though.   How much rain you get up that way?
    • Dash 1
      50 in 6 hours is great. Boat issues really put a damper on a great day though. Hope you get it fixed quickly.  
    • Kettle
      Well boat finally got "fixed" and I picked it up Saturday. Last week worked 96 hrs so Sunday wanted the day to fish alone. Boat ran great out to the spot, 4 miles or so. Fishing was great boated over 50 walleye in about 6 hrs. Caught them lindy rigging, jigging and bobber fishing watching them on the live scope. Kept 6 between 18-20 inches. After using the trolling motor for the entire time fishing, go to fire up the tiller and it bogs down and dies. Another 4 hours running the trolling motor back to the launch. Fortunate it's under warranty. Bummer of a day but fishing was great landed one about 7 lbs too  
    • Dash 1
      Terrible news for that area especially this being such a prime time for tourism. We can only hope for dryer days ahead so they can get back to normal.
    • SkunkedAgain
      For those not in the area, the Lake Vermilion area got anywhere from 5-10" of rain the other day (depending on your source). The lake is rising rapidly affecting docks, shorelines, and cabins. The Littlefork River that runs through Cook overran its banks and flooded the town. It's not expected to crest until at least Saturday, which means things will get worse. Places such as the Comet, the Muni, the library, and many other businesses are flooded. Many roads in the area have been destroyed by flooding as well. There's lots of damage. Below are two quick links.   https://www.northernnewsnow.com/2024/06/20/floodwaters-inundate-city-cook-evacuation-location-open/   https://www.mprnews.org/story/2024/06/20/cleanup-continues-flooding-in-northeast-minnesota-southern-minnesota-rivers-rising
    • delcecchi
      Apparently just the motorized portage.   If you paddle you are good to go.
    • CigarGuy
      The only way I could do it is running parallel to the shoreline on the "L", but with the wake from the boats and my rocky shoreline, the waves just bounce it around too much, even with bumpers tied off. My neighbors dock is recessed off the main channel, I'm going to sweet talk him into letting me dock it there.
    • partyonpine
      They closed the Trout Lake Portage down washed out.
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