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    Re: Couple Questions if someone could help.

    I fish for chinook salmon that way in the Pacific NW off Port Angeles, WA. In over 40 years of salmon fishing, I have found that the stronger the wind, the higher the salmon will migrate towards the...
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    Re: Not Safe Boating

    I am 85. My dad would take me fishing out of the Chagrin River then always to that electric plant warm water discharge. That was in the early 1950s. Great memories! Thanks for your article and...
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    Re: Trolling Motor Batteries

    For better value over long haul, I would go with lithium. Capt Pete
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    Re: Salt or Alcohol To Preserve Minnows?

    Rock salt! The baitfish were as tough as leather when added to our leadhead jigs for walleyes. The salt sucks out the moisture quickly. Just frequently dump any water that accumulates in the...
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    Re: gordon pk 09/20/21

    You might want to try Erie Shiner weight forwards...better blade spin and vibration, than the Erie Dearie. On October 8, when the low barometer killed the bite, casting the Erie Shiner caught all...
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    Drift fishing

    October 6 was spent drift fishing over shallow reefs south of Middle Island. The catching was excellent by casting 1/4 oz Erie Shiner weight forward spinners in 6 ft of water. All walleyes were in...
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    Don't give up on those jigs when fishing the...

    Don't give up on those jigs when fishing the western basin reefs. By jigs, I am referring to metal jigs, not leadheads. Try casting small Sonic Baitfish over those rockpiles like a 1/10 or 1/6 oz...
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    Ice jigging

    I agree with this post. You will catch bluegill and largemouth bass in the harbor thru the ice. I have fished Lake Erie for over 50 years , recreationally and professionally, and have not been...
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    Weight-forwards and metal jigs

    I used to have great success casting 1/6 oz gold Crippled Herrings downwind to rocky shoals. This metal jig was light enough to work it through the rocky structure with few snags...deadly for big...
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    Oregon, and Wash State, totally locked down for...

    Oregon, and Wash State, totally locked down for all fishing...both fresh and salt.
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