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  1. Fishing line

    I am a long time fan of power pro. I hate fireline, had a terrible experience on a Canada trip with two different spools of bad line where it would snap in the middle of the line fishing for pike. I am trying 832 for my pike set up this year. All I have to say about that, is that it was a little stiff going on the first time. I am also a big fan of Cortland MasterBraid for my muskie gear. I am trying P-Line this year in a variety of sizes and offerings to see if it will compare to my favorite line of all time....Gamma.
  2. Gama mono

    It is the best line I have used. When they sold I went out and bought everything I could find, but finally ran out the middle of last year. Now I am using suffix but wouldn't hesitate to go back to gamma.
  3. Coyotes yet?

    My parents had a coyote attack their dog (small dog) and was carrying it away. My mom chased it down and the yote dropped the dog and had a stand off with my mom. The story was actually on the news last year. Finally the city did something after 3 dogs were attacked.
  4. Coyotes yet?

    Thanks so much for all the advice. I am giving them to the land owner and he can do whatever he wants with them. They are killing his calves and that is that. He is in the middle of harvest so he needed some help getting it under control.
  5. Coyotes yet?

    We are heading out to ND at the end of October for some duck hunting. The land owner is letting us stay at his house for free, except we need to try to take some coyotes off his land for him. I don't know the first thing about Coyote hunting, but can shoot pretty well. Any suggestions? They are attacking his calves and are even hanging around his yard so I think they are becoming pretty bold. And I think there are a lot of them. He says a guy got 8 in 3 hours of hunting a few years ago. He said something about the rock piles by the sloughs are their dens, but I don't know anything else. Do you hunt during the middle of the day, night....what? We have a 7mm,a few 12ga, a slug gun, a couple .22's and muzzleloader with 3 guys, which should we use? I have not even looked up the rules yet. We see 1 or 2 every morning driving out to the duck sloughs.
  6. ifavorite topwater?

    Top raider, super thumper, or low rider
  7. gull lake?

    What about Pelican or any of the other lakes around there?
  8. Off topic walleye VS. muskie

    I currently have 7 walleyes over 30", one being 33 1/2", but my biggest Muskie is on 45" and still frustrates me to no end. 50" Muskie is way harder to catch than a big walleye.
  9. Leech Lake muskies

    I too am fishing leech for the first time for muskies, but a week prior to you. I am going out of Chase on the Lake, but really don't have a clue what I am doing on that lake besides walleye fishing. Trolling during the day? Rocky reefs at night?
  10. Metro Muskie Reports?

    Out last night and only had one good follow. He knocked the bait out of the water, but never got a hook in him. It has been slow for me.

    Raised 8 today, three around that 50" mark. One took a swipe at my buddies lure just as he was jerking it and then went back to the depths. Heading back out tomorrow.

    Starting with a Suick, Phantom, or Bulldawg. Gametime decision depending on if someone is in my first spot.
  13. X-rap

    Clown, Clown or maybe try the Clown.
  14. Musky Opener

    4:30am for me. I will be tossing some of the new gear, but hoping to stick the 55 incher I saw last year. I only see her the first week of the season for the last 3 years and then she disappears to open water.
  15. Polarized Glass

    I use Native's and find that they are very comfortable and have pretty good lens'. Unfortunately I have broken 1 pair of frames while ice fishing (plastic got brittle in the cold), which were replaced by Native for only the price of shipping. I also scratched a lens in the boat (very happy I had them on or I would have lost an eye). And last but not least I had a pair fly off my face doing 60+ mph on mille lacs because they are so light. They are good, but I also have had my problems with glasses, so I really don't want to spend a couple hundred on glasses. I have changed out the lenses to clear or yellow for hunting as well. Nice glasses.