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  1. Thread: Perch Caller

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    Re: Perch Caller

    Ditto on perch head boats.Have seen captains running engine for a while after we anchor.Wind/water chimes not.
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    Re: Fishing with Mark and Jim 7/27/2021

    Those numbers, 37/33 represent the middle numbers for a position based on latitude and longitude.For example,the weather bouy 45005 location is
    41' 40' 36' N
    82' 23' 54' W
    For quick...
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    Re: Too Chirp or Not Too Chirp

    Good read and info on sonar.Thanks
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    Re: Dipsy Diver setting's

    I tie my leaders with 20# Seaguar flourocarbon at 7ft with a swivel and a snap.I make sure I have at least 6 leaders or 2 extra ones available to use.The flourocarbon is pretty stiff and you have a...
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    Re: 7/22 Big Board Weed Problems

    Have never heard of algae sinking large boards.But I have heard of guys trolling having problems with grass or weeds floating.The grass with hit the line off those big boards and run down to the tru...
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    Re: 7/24 Ashtabula LEWT results

    Congrats capt Sam.You even can catch tournament grade fish in that deep water out east.
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    Re: 7/19/21 walleye report

    We have used a 3oz weight in front of harnesses with our inline boards with no problem.Use the 3oz to get deeper.We would normally use the #2 Tadpole if fish are 25 ft or shallower and they work...
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    Re: Something to think about.

    Remarkable story Kent.To have that bottom bouncer pierce the heart.I am always reminding guys to be careful around the cranks.Wear glasses and lift fish with the line not the rod,so a crank doesn't...
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    Re: Dipsy Diver setting's

    I think most of the tangles occur when setting the dipseys out.Especially if trying to put out a 3 setting with the 1 setting a ready in water.Any fish on that 1 setting and will most likely...
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    Re: Dipsy Diver setting's

    We run our #1 size dipseys with rings usually at a 1 and 3 setting.Some rules you need to follow to prevent them from tangling.I firmly believe a snubbed on them helps them from spinning when setting...
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    Re: A new fishing pole stuck together

    Both people get work gloves on and twist and pull hard.If it breaks return to place purchased.If separates oil the end.
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    Re: 7-15, F Can, Range

    That's for report and good job on catching 4 tickets in rough water.It does seam that the shorts are not around the bigger fish.That makes sense since those shorts must know those bigger fish are...
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    Re: How's the water clarity?

    The water clarity is mostly affected by the wind speed and direction in waters we fish.For sure there will be muddy water coming out of the Maumee,Portage,Sandusky Bay and Huron rivers.Big thing is...
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    Re: New to area, looking for advice

    There has been a nice school of keepers around west sister the past month.Not sure where they are located now.Also fish east of kellies.Guys have been doing well trolling the double willow harnesses...
  15. Thread: 7/10 walleye

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    Re: 7/10 walleye

    Think we had around 8 fish come off at some point bringing them in.Had a crank come flying back one time when at last moment the fish thrashed as I was about to net.Luckily it missed everyone.We also...
  16. Thread: 7/10 walleye

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    Re: 7/10 walleye

    Have not seen many of your posts this season,Eyecrazy.But great job on catching 18 fish on only 3 rods.The two willow blade colors i have been using are the antifreeze blade and a purple/pink...
  17. Thread: 7/10 walleye

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    Re: 7/10 walleye

    We also fished that same area yesterday but took longer to catch our 18 fish.We fished from 630 till 1pm.Those early NE rollers made keeping upright difficult.The depth we targeted with dipseys was...
  18. Thread: Casters

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    Re: Casters

    Oh no.Those big fish not only break your line...they break your heart!
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    Re: July 5th Beautiful Day

    Thanks for report and congrats on landing a fish ohio.Glad you have gotten info on this site to help with your trolling success.The line most people use for their dipseys is the Hi Vis Yellow Power...
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    Re: 7/1 morning trip with Bill and Owen

    Capt Sam,was starting to think you were on vacation since had not seen any of your posts for a while.Glad to see you're still busy and catching.Question,how far behind harness do you snap on those...
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    Re: Where are the walleye

    Most guys use the #1 dipsey and there is a dive chart that comes with every dipsey you buy.They work best when you can run 2 on one side of boat.Using identical rods,you can see any difference in the...
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    Re: Off Shore Tackle OR39 Sam's Pro Release

    We use the orange OR19 as our front release and the red OR16 with pin on our back release.We use mono and we get our line to slip off our front OR 19 with a jerk of the line.The board comes in behind...
  23. Thread: Need advice

    by itsbob
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    Re: Need advice

    My buddy fished Tuesday east of Kellies Without me.I told him pretty much the same setup for his rods but used 4 boards and only 2 dipseys due to more familiarity with inline boards.He caught 6...
  24. Thread: Need advice

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    Re: Need advice

    I would run both harnesses and bandits.Not sure if you have dipseys or inline boards.But if I was trolling with 6 rods I would use double willow harnesses on all four dipseys.On 3 setting would start...
  25. Thread: Spoon bite

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    Re: Spoon bite

    Harnesses seam to be doing well this year.Put out a double willow harness with pink back on your dipsey and see how it does.Been doing well for us around the islands past month.
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