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Forum: Strictly Fishing Yesterday, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

I fished with a St. Croix LES70LF spinning rod as my jigging rod for many years. I found it to be supremely sensitive, while having enough power to handle the walleyes that I was...
Forum: Canada 07-13-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,411
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

Adam: I was pondering the same thought as in your post.

We drove on Nungesser Road on our way home from the lodge. There was a twelve mile stretch of road that was burned on both...
Forum: Canada 07-12-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,411
Posted By BornToFish
Trip Report 29 June - 05 July 2019

Greetings,

I apologize for the late trip report. Our daughter and her family have been visiting from the Boston area this week. They arrived the day after our return home.

My wife and I were...
Forum: Canada 07-10-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,075
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

I provided an update on my 502 experience on this thread: dated 06 July. I wouldn't expect much of a change since that date. You will likely encounter more newly paved road for the...
Forum: Canada 07-09-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By BornToFish
May Flies

Greetings,

The wife and I arrived at a lake north of Red Lake, Ontario on Saturday, 29 June. A full-fledged may fly hatch was in progress. This may fly hatch was pretty much over by the middle...
Forum: Canada 07-09-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

I have considerable experience fishing in NW Ontario during middle of August and again in the middle of September. The weeks between these fishing trips involve considerable change in...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,075
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

Chuck: are you fishing this week? If so, why are you reading this when you could be fishing? Go get them!!

The delays added about 15 minutes to our trip on Friday. The crews were...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,075
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

My wife and I traveled south on 502 on Friday, 05 July. The work on 502 is in full swing. I saw a truck pulling a trailer/boat stopped in the middle of the south bound lane with...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,060
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up -- Same post on related thread.

Greetings,

We just returned from a week of fishing on Stormer and Kirkness Lakes, about fifty miles north of Red Lake. A relatively meek rainstorm passed through the area early last Sunday...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,013
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

We just returned from a week of fishing on Stormer and Kirkness Lakes, about fifty miles north of Red Lake. A relatively meek rainstorm passed through the area early last Sunday...
Forum: Canada 06-27-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

Team Walleye: Way to go!!! I was wondering as to how you were doing. The wife and I depart in about one hour.

Good fishing and tight lines!!
Forum: Canada 06-22-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

I purchased a Cabela's Full Motion series PFD a few years ago. I am able to wear it all day, except on the very hottest of days. I like it when casting for northerns and muskies as it...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 06-20-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,472
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

I am in no way an expert when it comes to emerald shiners. Minnow trappers have told me that they trap their biggest shiners of the season during the early season (e.g. April). The...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 06-20-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,472
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

Andre: If you choose to go with the larger size saltie minnows, you may want to use a jig with a long shank hook. As I explained in my earlier post on this thread, the junction...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 06-19-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,472
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

You question does not have a "right" answer. The answer comes down to personal preference.

I've been using salties for about five years. I've noticed that there has always been a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,122
Posted By BornToFish
Fleet Farm

Greetings,

I live near the Fleet Farm store in Appleton, WI. I have shopped at this store several times each week for decades. It's always been the first store that I think of when I need/want...
Forum: Canada 06-17-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,213
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

The fishing lodge that I stay at does things the same as Obabikon reported. The lodge owners expect the guests to give a verbal commitment at checkout if they intend to return the...
Forum: Canada 06-17-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,598
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

BearFvr and Team Walleye: I hope that your upcoming trips are fabulous. Go out there and make some great memories!! Please remember to post a trip report when you get back.

Good...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 06-13-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

First of all, I am not a troller at heart. I much prefer to hold the fishing rod in my hand and feel the bite.

I noticed over the years, that as the season progresses into summer...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 06-13-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

HuntinDave's suggestion was clever! Sometimes simple is better.

If you haven't poured any spinner bait heads before, remember to put a slight kink in the wire shaft. The section...
Forum: Boats 06-12-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

Having a spare lower unit and propeller may very well insure that you don't ruin your motor. That's a good thing! The question in my mind becomes what do you do with the spare lower...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,904
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

A fascinating story - very well done! Thank you for sharing.

Very kindest regards....
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,502
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

What REW said!! It's happened to me.

I keep two 27 pound Navy-style anchors in the boat. There are evenings when we go out on nearby Lake Winnebago to fish the reef bite for...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 06-09-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,472
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

I ordered my emerald shiners for the season during April - shortly after ice-out, which is when they start netting minnows. In talking with Chris (the owner), this is when the emerald...
Forum: Canada 06-09-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,429
Posted By BornToFish
Follow-Up

Greetings,

I routinely use an in-line swivel to combat line twist when vertically jigging. I tie the swivel (e.g. a Spro #10) to the end of my main fishing line, and then run a dropper of 6#...
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