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LoonASea

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About LoonASea

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  • Birthday 06/29/1965

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  • Location:
    Hermantown
  • Interests:
    Fishing Lake Superior and snowmobiling the Taconite and NSST
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  1. The boat is getting lots of use,,,, Heading to Algoma july 29th and back to Isle Royale later in august
  2. I might have to jump on the Harley and take a ride to the trestle some time soon
  3. I read a thread in WC yesterday about s-binder dipsy set up ,,,I have fished with slide divers with poor hook up success ,, Lots of trips of the diver but no one home when reeling in
  4. Made the trip out to the island in some fog ,,, Fishing was rather slow till we put a pattern together ,,,A fellow fisher man had a waterwolf camera and showed us some underwater video which helped us put our pattern together,,, Weather was cool but calm seas helped ,,,, We didn't get any salmon or steelhead and from the chatter on the marine radio neither did any one else but the lake trout cooperated ,,, Making plans for another trip later in august but this time I will have my own waterwolf camera Hope to have another video to post when the Capt has time to put it together (I didn't take any pictures) I was surprised that it wasn't busier being the holiday weekend ,,, We had other boats at the dock but getting a shelter wasn't an issue
  5. We are heading back up to Isle Royale for the 4th holiday weekend ,,, Hope to have another video when we get back
  6. Another good day today out on Superior ,,,, Had my first double and triple in the new rig today ,,, the day didnt start out with perfect weather but the fishing more then made up for it ,,, The mud covers a lot of water but fishing the tea colored water and edges of the mud paid off ,,, the cohos grew 5 inches from eating this years smelt,,,, had some go 23 inches today
  7. Got out and fished Yellow for the mn opener weekend ,,, No hassles at the landing like I would have seen on Mn waters,,, Picked up a few fish friday ,,, Lots of short fish and the nuisance pike,,, Still lots of short fish saturday but we had our 2 man limit by 9:28 am with the average fish being 18 inches add to that a few bonus crappies and not a single pike
  8. Got my Lake Superior fishing started back on Feb 18th ,,,, Launched out of McQuade yesterday and had lots of other boats fishing the Lester River area ,,,, Not a stellar day fishing but every one we spoke to at the landing caught fish ,,, with most of the fish coming at sunrise and then shut off by 8ish ,,,, Lots of shore fisherman by the French River ,,, Didnt see as much bait like we did in previous outings but the water is still 34 degrees ,, Cant wait for the smelt to start running BTW the cohos are running on the small size compared to last year
  9. I record quite a few weekend shows and get to watch them when my wife lets me use the remote ,,, I used to watch Butch Furtman but I struggle with his fish handling skills ,,especially those he releases,,, Since I got hooked on greal lakes fishing I watch Salmon Showdown and other YouTube videos about salmon fishing just so I can figure out the acronyms of the lures they use
  10. I only got about 1400 miles on my sled this season ,,, Most of them solo ,,, but the trail conditions were better then past years
  11. I have the cable type on my renegade ,,, Needed to use them twice this season ,,, Got them at Dennis Kirk ,, Not over priced in my opinion,,,,but nice to have them when you need them ,,,I dont regret getting the cable type scratchers,,,, they do tuck out of the way when not being used
  12. I'm thinkin the trails in the Duluth area are done for the season ,,,, there is still some good trail riding up around Grand Portage but we need some good snow to cover the ice in the corners and creek crossings
  13. Well we got a few inches of snow last nite with more forecast for tuesday ,,,this may help the trails up here some
  14. Got up to 42 here today ,,,the forecast is sayin below freezing for the next few days but warming up for the weekend ,,,, Like I said I wont be riding,,,, but living up here Im kinda spoiled having what you want in my back yard
  15. Got out for a short ride this AM ,,, Short due to dirt, ice and moguls,,, the trails up here sure took a beating this weekend and I wont be riding till we get some more snow ,,,Like 4-6 inches would do nicely ,,, Im old enough to know sledding should be enjoyed not endured