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    Dunkirk Boat Launch 2019

    With the 2019 NYS walleye season due to start in 11 1/2 days, have an update for you that launch out of Dunkirk. About a week ago, the City started a construction project on the City Dock with a...
  2. Western Basin? How To - Where TO - Places To Stay - Everything & Anything???????

    Since I retired, have been thinking about fishing the Western Basin of Erie, especially when our season is closed March 15th thru the 1st Saturday in May.

    Have never fished on that end of the...
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    Never been to Rainbow Sports, but I do hear their...

    Never been to Rainbow Sports, but I do hear their name recommended. It's been my experience that I the best selection thru Mail Order/Online Catalogs. My go to places are Janns Netcraft, Barlow, and...
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    Sparrow - Traditionally the walleye fishing stays...

    Sparrow - Traditionally the walleye fishing stays good thru the end of September until the Eastern Basin gets that one big blow that seems to make the lake all one temperature. Once that happens, the...
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    When I was in the fishing retail business from...

    When I was in the fishing retail business from 1983 thru 1989, Eagle Claw fishing rods failed at a higher percentage than any of the other brands out there. It was so bad with them that I chose not...
  6. Thread: Water Temps

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    Gave it an hour and called it quits. Never did...

    Gave it an hour and called it quits. Never did well after the lake flips like that. So to answer your question - the previous Friday was better.
  7. Thread: Water Temps

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    Water Temps

    Last Friday had 63.5 degrees off Lake Erie State Park. With the NE blow from Sunday/Monday recorded a 49.2 degrees today fishing the same area - a drop of 14.2 degrees.
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    Center Road - Located approximately 1/2 way...

    Center Road - Located approximately 1/2 way between Silver Creek and Dunkirk. Easy to see when your off shore from it as it runs in a southerly direction. I travel this road on my way to my hunting...
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    My best last year was a tandem #4 willow blue...

    My best last year was a tandem #4 willow blue shad hologram. 2nd best was the same #4 serrated(scalloped) willow blade in tandem in a watermelon color. Summer time troll speed between 1.9 and 2.3.
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    OK - I'll bite. Based on the number of...

    OK - I'll bite. Based on the number of non-resident fishermen who come to Lake Erie to fish the May bass bite I would suggest Dunkirk. This is also a good destination if Lake Erie kicks up and blows...
  11. Thread: Jig Color

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    Jig Color

    When someone states the jig color that they are using I see it noted as for instance black/purple - does that mean that the jig head is black and the hair is purple?
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    For 40 plus years I still love my old buddies...

    For 40 plus years I still love my old buddies mothers process of dredging in flour, dip in egg/milk mixture, dredge again in Italian flavored Bread Crumbs and pan fry in bacon grease. Still do it...
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    28672868I am in the process of learning both, so...

    28672868I am in the process of learning both, so I have done a bit of internet research concerning both topics. There are many topics out there including U-Tube videos on airbrushing. Most of them...
  14. Thread: Yellow Sally ???

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    I was redirected to that Niagara outdoors article...

    I was redirected to that Niagara outdoors article by John Long that was recommended by Milt. I looked at it last week and I did not "see" what I was looking for. This time, the one that was labeled...
  15. Thread: Yellow Sally ???

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    WmPaul - That photo you provided is getting very...

    WmPaul - That photo you provided is getting very close to what I remember it looking like with the exception of the hackle on the front of it. Thanks again.
  16. Thread: Yellow Sally ???

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    Bailey - Thanks for the pic, but not as I recall...

    Bailey - Thanks for the pic, but not as I recall it. What I remember is a yellow body with a red feather extending out beyond the hook.
  17. Thread: Yellow Sally ???

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    Thanks for the replies and photos. The photos...

    Thanks for the replies and photos. The photos provided still don't appear as I remember them. Will be tying some up eventually to fish behind spinners - probably will end up being a silver bass...
  18. Thread: Yellow Sally ???

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    Yellow Sally ???

    OK - I'm dating myself with this one. There's a handful of us that gather at the Con Club to tie flies on Monday nights. During BS sessions, the topic of the Yellow Sally Fly that was used for...
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    November 11 ??????????

    Before leaving for bowstand behind house at 3:30 PM it's 67.1 degrees, Even though it is a 5 minute walk, take jacket off and walk out in T-shirt. No deer activity for me tonight, but I was...
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    Believe cost is $5 per launch or $50 for year.

    Believe cost is $5 per launch or $50 for year.
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    The tip of going west is some of the best advice...

    The tip of going west is some of the best advice for those of you struggling with the walleye catching. Barcelona has been good, State line a bit better. Over the past several weeks I have been doing...
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    Been fishing for walleye for 50 years. While...

    Been fishing for walleye for 50 years. While handling these fish, most of us have felt the pain of getting caught by a spine and especially the gill plates. About 25 years ago my wife bought me one...
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    This may qualify as a mistake that I have learned...

    This may qualify as a mistake that I have learned from. I have had the same big Cummings net since 1985 or 29 years. Let me qualify also that it was not used all of those years. While under way I...
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    Tips - Everything & Everything

    There's a great wealth of knowledge in these forums. We often learn by reading, some by doing, others from watching, by experimenting, and then there are the times that we learn from the mistakes...
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    Just looked at the Sea Grant Lake Erie Surface...

    Just looked at the Sea Grant Lake Erie Surface water temp readings taken at 3:30 AM today and it showed that the lake flipped with a 58 degree surface water temp off of Dunkirk.
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