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Forum: Canada 10-12-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By Skywagon
I have friends with a boat cache there, have...

I have friends with a boat cache there, have fished it a couple of times in open water and a couple times in the winter. It is a good lake, you will have no problem finding fish. I am sure the camp...
Forum: Canada 09-16-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By Skywagon
I can usually get to the MSP airport from home in...

I can usually get to the MSP airport from home in 8 hours in the off season, it is another 50 minutes to Sioux Lookout from my house. I would say 9 hours if you don't let the grass grow,...
Forum: Canada 08-18-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,537
Posted By Skywagon
I understand there is one small lake near Sioux...

I understand there is one small lake near Sioux Lookout that has some crappie, hopefully some misguided soul has not put any in Lac Seul.
Forum: Canada 08-18-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,537
Posted By Skywagon
"crappies"?

"crappies"?
Forum: Canada 07-20-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By Skywagon
I used the boat landing a couple of weeks ago,...

I used the boat landing a couple of weeks ago, everything was the same as usual.


The gravel road going to the landing is rough with some water holes, if you are driving anything other than a car...
Forum: Motors and Props 07-19-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By Skywagon
Putting it in neutral every so often is what he...

Putting it in neutral every so often is what he is doing now (we all do it at times), but that is a pain and he is hoping for a fix.


It sounds like the trolling plate he has ordered may be...
Forum: Canada 07-18-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,558
Posted By Skywagon
It was common to see houseboats parked on the...

It was common to see houseboats parked on the east side of banana island (3 miles south of Taylor island) in the past. I was almost as far as Taylor island one day a couple of weeks ago and did not...
Forum: Motors and Props 07-18-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By Skywagon
I agree, an electric trolling motor would be...

I agree, an electric trolling motor would be nice, but unfortunetly would not be practical in his particular situation.


"Just pick up a small inexpensive drift sock. Especially when back...
Forum: Motors and Props 07-17-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By Skywagon
It is a 4 stroke, as I stated: "He was...

It is a 4 stroke, as I stated: "He was disapointed, thinking this small 4 stroke would troll a little slower." A prop may be the solution.


Since posing this question, my friend (who is at his...
Forum: Canada 07-17-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By Skywagon
I have fished the lake, but not spent a lot of...

I have fished the lake, but not spent a lot of time there. Water can be accessed by 4-wheeler and boat trailer from an old road and boat launch on the south/east side of the lake, or fly-in. Either...
Forum: Motors and Props 07-15-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By Skywagon
Slowing the back-troll of small outboards

A friend just bought a new 6hp Suzuki exclusively to use on (moderately heavy) 12' and 14' cache boats. I went fishing with him the other day on a calm evening in a 14' Lund using the 6hp,...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Skywagon
Check your private messages.

Check your private messages.
Forum: Canada 05-12-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Skywagon
We have an old existing boat cache permit on one...

We have an old existing boat cache permit on one of the portage lakes you are refering to, they were not exclusive to Atikwa Lodge.



You have always needed to have a boat cache permit to leave...
Forum: Canada 05-09-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By Skywagon
If you are planning on doing it the right way,...

If you are planning on doing it the right way, put down marine plywood. I think after you price that and put a realistic value on the trailer, you will decide it would make more sense to just sell...
Forum: Canada 05-01-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Skywagon
I have only fished Atikwa in the winter for...

I have only fished Atikwa in the winter for trout, so cannot add any valueable information for the OP.





Gord brings up a good point about free advertising on this site. Walleye Central is...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Skywagon
Should be no problem, it appears it is going to...

Should be no problem, it appears it is going to be a normal ice out in this part of the world.
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,830
Posted By Skywagon
Permethrin is about the only answer for repelling...

Permethrin is about the only answer for repelling ticks, deet and regular bug spray do nothing.


Those of you that are not concerned about contracting lyme disease might change your mind if you...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,473
Posted By Skywagon
brokers

Here is a company I am currently using (today actually) to import into Canada (they also do export).


Mark Busa (CCS) | Intermediate Rater
Assiniboine/LEI Customs Broker | 115 Paramount Rd....
Forum: Ice Fishing 03-09-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,615
Posted By Skywagon
Yes I broke through the ice while trying to...

Yes I broke through the ice while trying to retrieve a 4-wheeler that a friend had put through the ice in a narrows the day before in late winter. The water was over my head (probably 15'). The...
Forum: Canada 03-08-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,801
Posted By Skywagon
I should have realized that someone who lives in...

I should have realized that someone who lives in the tropics would not be familiar with the term of "slush". It happens when the weight of the snow (white stuff that falls out of the sky, kind of...
Forum: Canada 03-07-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,801
Posted By Skywagon
You must be getting bored Gary, come up and play...

You must be getting bored Gary, come up and play in the slush with me, it will take your mind off the tropical weather you are having.


To answer your question, Andersons have some outpost cabins...
Forum: Ice Fishing 02-23-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,615
Posted By Skywagon
I have had the Striker Climate suit 4-5 years. ...

I have had the Striker Climate suit 4-5 years. It is a bit bulky as are all extreme cold weather snowmobile suits that float, if you are not in a really cold region, then one of the other Striker...
Forum: Canada 02-21-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By Skywagon
No advise, but I did a quick tour of that cabin...

No advise, but I did a quick tour of that cabin while up there on another mission 3 years ago, it was a nice cabin. There is one other outfitter cabin on Carling. There are lake trout in the lake...
Forum: Canada 02-20-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,747
Posted By Skywagon
The short story is that the Natives are getting...

The short story is that the Natives are getting the Days Inn and it will no longer be used as a motel (Canadian tax payers dollars at work).
Forum: Canada 02-14-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,377
Posted By Skywagon
You might want to consider the amount of battery...

You might want to consider the amount of battery power a larger screen and side imaging will need. A lot of fly-in camps don't have electric start outboards on the typical 14'-16' boat (thus no...
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