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Forum: Strictly Fishing 06-15-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,636
Posted By Chad
Generic bouncers work just fine. My rule of...

Generic bouncers work just fine.
My rule of thumb is 10ft = 1oz, 15ft = 1.5 oz, 20 ft = 2oz. There are some variations for wind, etc...May go 1oz in 20 ft if no wind and I am going slow

I think...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 06-15-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,636
Posted By Chad
Sometimes we use egg sinkers or worm sinkers so...

Sometimes we use egg sinkers or worm sinkers so that it slips thru the weeds better. It would only hit bottom if you let out too much line. You can adjust your line out it so that it rides at any...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 06-15-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,636
Posted By Chad
Arrow One thing I have learned over the years is that...

One thing I have learned over the years is that there is no wrong way of doing things when fishing. Certainly lots of different ways to do things and some will work better in certain situations.
...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 06-03-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,686
Posted By Chad
I would use a bigger hook. I like the Gamakatsu...

I would use a bigger hook. I like the Gamakatsu Finesse Wide Gaps.

I use #2 for minnows & crawlers, may downsize to #4 for leeches. Big minners I may use up to 2/0. You need some gappage in order...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 06-01-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,578
Posted By Chad
It really is personal preference. 1-No...

It really is personal preference.

1-No reason to use flouro for jigging. Possibly as a leader but that would be all.
2-Mono will give you some stretch. A little bit less feel. Which also means...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-27-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,392
Posted By Chad
Do you want inches or mm? So there is that...

Do you want inches or mm? So there is that problem.
Then others just say smallest is #1, second smallest is #2, etc...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By Chad
that stuff is great! Bish's tearmender. I used...

that stuff is great! Bish's tearmender.
I used it on my kids hockey gloves to glue a patch on the palm. It will basically weld any fabric.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-27-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,392
Posted By Chad
I feel your pain but your solution would costs us...

I feel your pain but your solution would costs us all more than we would be wiling to pay.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-27-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,713
Posted By Chad
It depends... trolling suspended fish-mono ...

It depends...

trolling suspended fish-mono
trolling with offshore boards-mono
contour trolling-I like fireline
bottom bouncing-I like fireline

Main reason I like fireline is that when I run...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-27-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,428
Posted By Chad
Korey is a good guy. he is not much of a bs'er,...

Korey is a good guy. he is not much of a bs'er, pretty much tells it like it is. He does a good job of sharing the reason he uses a certain rod/reel.

I have found that the 7' medium is the most...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-25-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,493
Posted By Chad
Photo 1/2 = Lindy Little Joe Shadling. Original...

Photo 1/2 = Lindy Little Joe Shadling. Original style.
Photo 3/4 = Bomber. They named them by the paint job. Frog, etc...

This website has some cool ones.
http://www.antiquefishingtackle.net/
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-25-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,518
Posted By Chad
That would work. Keep them cool, moist (not wet)...

That would work. Keep them cool, moist (not wet) and fed. Change the bedding every so often.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-24-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,348
Posted By Chad
If you are vertical jigging the 5'9" would be...

If you are vertical jigging the 5'9" would be best. Especially if you are using heavier jigs or darter jigs like puppet minnows or jigging raps. The 6'9" would be my second choice for lighter jigs....
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-23-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,808
Posted By Chad
I was able to use one of the new Scheels One...

I was able to use one of the new Scheels One Premium rods. They are spendy but WOW.

The 7'2" rod is specifically built for rigging. Super light and built as you would want. Soft tip yet some back...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-23-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,387
Posted By Chad
An OffShore planer board will get your line off...

An OffShore planer board will get your line off to the side and away from of the boat.
There are several lure options here.
-Jig and paddle tail like the Mimic Minnow (these could also be casted)...
Forum: Tournament Message Board 05-06-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,759
Posted By Chad
I believe the payout is 80% of the entry fees...

I believe the payout is 80% of the entry fees less expenses (trophies) plus contingency bonus money plus some TWF items.

The other 20% goes to the championship, team of the year awards, etc…
...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 01-28-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 629
Posted By Chad
Lake Winnipeg Ice Fishing Seminar coming to Minot, Bismarck & Grand Forks

Hi Guys,

Calling all ND anglers. Minot, Bismarck, and Grand Forks. Free seminars on planning a trip to Lake Winnipeg and fishing for trophy greenbacks. There is even a 20% tackle discount after...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 571
Posted By Chad
Lake Winnipeg Seminar in Minot, Bismarck & Grand Forks

Hi Guys,

Calling all ND anglers. Minot, Bismarck, and Grand Forks. Free seminars on planning a trip to Lake Winnipeg and fishing for trophy greenbacks. There is even a 20% tackle discount after...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 01-06-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,267
Posted By Chad
Like everything they all have their little niche...

Like everything they all have their little niche where one is better at a certain thing.

I have a go pro and an ion. Tough to wear an ion with a chest mount but you can do a side of the head...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 01-03-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,613
Posted By Chad
Here is what I have learned the past few years. ...

Here is what I have learned the past few years.

-heavier line is better than limp line for the leader. You need the spinning of the hook to transfer up to the swivel or the line will twist up on...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 12-29-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,732
Posted By Chad
I use my bottom bouncing setup when I 3-way. ...

I use my bottom bouncing setup when I 3-way.

7' Med rod.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 12-24-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,757
Posted By Chad
You do not want to snell slow death hooks. ...

You do not want to snell slow death hooks.

You need the knot on the top of the hook eye. I use a palomar knot.
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,904
Posted By Chad
Life is short! Move and be part of your sons and...

Life is short! Move and be part of your sons and grandkids life.
I would as others suggest have a family pow wow to make sure everyone is onboard with you being more involved.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 12-02-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,664
Posted By Chad
At night I would definitely go with darker...

At night I would definitely go with darker colors. Purple, motor oil, black
Forum: Strictly Fishing 11-23-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,610
Posted By Chad
Puppet Minnows work just fine. The past two years...

Puppet Minnows work just fine. The past two years I had to prove that to myself and actually out fished my partner with them. That sealed it for me. Very similar actions. Puppets were jut on sale for...
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