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    • Inline "ice" reels for open water
      Does anyone use the inline "ice" reels for open water fishing?  Reels like the 6061 Black Betty or the CGI No.8.  I like them for ice fishing, and wonder how they would work for jigging out of a boat? 
    • Senkos - t vs w
      How do you guys prefer to fish your Senkos, T-rigged or Wacky rigged? When do you prefer one over the other?   I must not be a wacky enough of a guy, but I just can’t seem to get into fishing them wacky rigged at all. Seems so slow! I fish them weightless t-rigged quite a bit, as I can fish them as fast or as slow as needed then.  Also, if you fish them wacky, is it pretty much a spinning rod thing or can you use BC gear? Also, throw in any of your favorite off brand Senkos that you like to use. I use either the Yum ones or the Gander ones. Never have actually used a real Senko! Thanks for the input.        
    • Well Depth
      If that is the case it's a lot easier but at that point you may not be saving that much doing it yourself. How much do they charge to drop in the pump?
    • Well Depth
      Then, I would say that there is some variation underground and also some variation on top of the ground but 20 to 30 feet  of variation doesn't strike me as a big deal.   How much of the well has to be cased and grouted?    That affects the cost also.  Sounds like you have it under control.   
    • Well Depth
      Thats where I found my info on the wells in my area!
    • Well Depth
      That may be different then.  In Cook, by lake Vermilion the depth to get water can vary greatly in just a few hundred feet.  My buddy had to go down 350 and then they had to frack to get water.   Other people in the immediate area had to go much less.  But that is not a classic aquifer area where they drill into a big layer of porous sandstone.  I found this cool tool from the state that lets you see all the wells in your area, and click to display depth, location etc.  No wells show up until you zoom in pretty far, took me a few minutes to figure that out.    https://apps.health.state.mn.us/cwi/#
    • Just Food and Drink
      Right here.  Bobber is da man.
    • Just Food and Drink
      ARMADILLO EGG???? That looks AMAZING, I must know how you made those. Please share!
    • Well Depth
      All work on the casing will be done by a drilling company.  I'm simply talking about lowering the pump and plumbing and wiring.  Another reason is if we pay them to plumb and wire we will likely be ripping it all up in 5-10 years to rebuild the cabin(hopfully).  Thanks for all the input.
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