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Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,652
Posted By Shortline
If I have to wear a coat, and can't brew a cup of...

If I have to wear a coat, and can't brew a cup of fresh coffee on my heater, I probably will not be going. Shelter and heat are mandatory for me in all but the nicest late ice weather. I am...
Forum: Boats 06-11-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,675
Posted By Shortline
Our circle of friends that hunt and fish together...

Our circle of friends that hunt and fish together loosely follow the rule of you shouldn't have to tow your own equipment. in the long run, it seems to work out pretty evenly. we always split...
Forum: Canada 04-23-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 23,069
Posted By Shortline
If a guy could find a gal that would be on board...

If a guy could find a gal that would be on board with it, then yes. Absolutely.


As a single guy, living remotely with only smaller towns around, I think it would get awful lonely after a...
Forum: Motors and Props 04-09-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,867
Posted By Shortline
If larger 2-strokes offer advantages over...

If larger 2-strokes offer advantages over 4-strokes, why are auto manufacturers not putting them in cars?


As far as boat motors, I am a fan of 4-strokes due to the lack of burnt oil smell when...
Forum: Boats 03-23-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,370
Posted By Shortline
Sweet rig! I have a boat built by Tiara's...

Sweet rig! I have a boat built by Tiara's sister company Pursuit. Solid rigs.
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,000
Posted By Shortline
Put mine on nearly 16 yrs ago, and now I may not...

Put mine on nearly 16 yrs ago, and now I may not be able to get it off. It was my great grandfathers - and is engraved 1907 on the inside. I intend to wear it until I either lose the finger or...
Forum: Boats 01-28-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,476
Posted By Shortline
From 1st hand experience..... I went from...

From 1st hand experience.....


I went from an 1850 Lund Tyee to a 200 pro-V Hewescraft. The ride on the hewes was a better ride - as the V was deeper. The fit and finish on the hewes was far...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,725
Posted By Shortline
I like spending my walleye fishing time in remote...

I like spending my walleye fishing time in remote NW Ontario.


But since the virus lockdowns, I spend time in either VNP which offers relatively little non-fishing traffic and very few cabins, or...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,725
Posted By Shortline
Lol. X2!!! I live about a 45 minute...

Lol. X2!!!


I live about a 45 minute drive from a few different landings, and my thoughts have always been that verm is a great lake to visit prior to Memorial day and after Labor day (more...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,317
Posted By Shortline
For long trips with a single axle trailer - ...

For long trips with a single axle trailer -


In addition to an infrared thermometer, I HIGHLY recommend having an entire spare hub assembly ready to go. An extra set of bearings may save you,...
Forum: Canada 12-08-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,578
Posted By Shortline
Another EXCELLENT read and the photos are beyond...

Another EXCELLENT read and the photos are beyond compare. Awesome!


Thanks for letting us come along.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 10-30-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,728
Posted By Shortline
I fish Superior a decent amount and the...

I fish Superior a decent amount and the advancement in detailed mapping is the single biggest technological advance that benefits me personally. Being able to safely navigate reefs, shoals, and...
Forum: WC Bone Yard 10-05-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 19,638
Posted By Shortline
It's simple. Whether you agree or disagree is...

It's simple. Whether you agree or disagree is not relevant, but the fact is that Canada restricts Americans from entering. The US is not restricting Canadians from coming here. When the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,272
Posted By Shortline
FWIW - this happened to a friend of mine and I...

FWIW - this happened to a friend of mine and I was in the boat when it occurred..... after years of no support to his minnkota powerdrive while running and trailering, the bushing that the shaft...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,633
Posted By Shortline
Thanks for the reply. I appreciate it.

Thanks for the reply. I appreciate it.
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,633
Posted By Shortline
I am curious as to warming your engine up with...

I am curious as to warming your engine up with muffs prior to taking it to the lake. What purpose does that serve, and do you usually do that? I have seriously never heard of that practice.
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,229
Posted By Shortline
I have been hunting for the right used rig for...

I have been hunting for the right used rig for over a month. Pickings are mighty slim and prices are inflated, IMO.


Finally found the gem I was looking for and *hopefully* will be picking...
Forum: Canada 08-27-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,849
Posted By Shortline
Just when you think 2020 can't get worse.... ...

Just when you think 2020 can't get worse....


So sorry for your loss, Mike. Condolences and prayers from us here in MN.
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,422
Posted By Shortline
Great lakes trolling would really suck if we only...

Great lakes trolling would really suck if we only owned a rod or two each.....lol.


Boards, dipsies, riggers, copper....doesn't take long to have a dozen rods deployed with a bunch more in...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,924
Posted By Shortline
I have traxtech with cannon ratcheting...

I have traxtech with cannon ratcheting rodholders. No regrets. As far as side pull when anchored for cats - no worries, simply ratchet the holder up 1 notch or so.
Forum: Strictly Fishing 07-17-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,691
Posted By Shortline
Leeches do not like daylight. Checking your...

Leeches do not like daylight. Checking your trap at the first glow of the sun on the horizon vs checking it after the sun is up can make the difference between 2 leeches and 2 pounds.....
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,375
Posted By Shortline
Personally, I agree with the original...

Personally, I agree with the original statement... It's been great the days I have pulled my boats home for the first time due to the excitement of a new toy, and it's been great the day I sold them,...
Forum: Canada 05-29-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,995
Posted By Shortline
Personally caught: 31.5" and somewhere in that...

Personally caught: 31.5" and somewhere in that 12.5lb range




Biggest seen - 34.75" and 14lb 12 oz caught by a close friend. I didn't see it caught, saw it dead back at the dock. What a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,423
Posted By Shortline
If someone brags of having a second lake home...

If someone brags of having a second lake home states away from their home, and can afford to go there to buy an $85,000 boat, then hire a local guide (who I thought were restricted from taking people...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,970
Posted By Shortline
If you have any interest in bluegrass, Billy...

If you have any interest in bluegrass, Billy Strings is an unbelievable picker. Check him out - incredible talent.
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