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    Not to get off the original thread, but just...

    Not to get off the original thread, but just curious about the number of rods used. Does any captains run with 2 mates? I would run 2 mates at times (MDNR licensed for 2 mates), depending on the...
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    I ran the big boards for many years, then...

    I ran the big boards for many years, then switched over to the offshore boards. It takes a little practice after switching, but I stayed with the mono line and release the front clip as you would...
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    Things that are "different". This year at the...

    Things that are "different". This year at the launch on several occasions I seen boats with snubbers hooked up in front of the dipsy instead of behind and the reel filled with braided line. It got...
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    The algae bloom is thick on the south west end of...

    The algae bloom is thick on the south west end of the lake, with maybe a slight break north. I like to take a peak at the Lake Erie MODIS Imagery before most trips out, its good for seeing the algae...
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    The far western basin dotted with boats isn't a...

    The far western basin dotted with boats isn't a drop in a bucket compared to 25 years ago. You can go to the our area DNR launch now and maybe see 20-50 boats out, and most of the time even less,...
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    Shared Information

    I came across this site awhile back and was amazed at the shared information. I ran a charter in the far western basin during the 1990's and early 2000's before retiring and selling the 30' Baha and...
  7. Thread: Dipsy depth

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    I'm new to this site, but thought I would throw...

    I'm new to this site, but thought I would throw in my two cents worth. I have the troll master app, and punched in your basic info. That app shows me your at approx. 27.5 ft on those settings. ...
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