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About scoutWBL

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  • Birthday 05/05/1981

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    White Bear Lake, MN
  1. I had a great time learning with my new camera. I am looking forward to using it a lot more in the coming months.
  2. Spent the weekend in NW Iowa / SW MN a few weeks ago. I figured since the boat was not in could use some practice with the new camera. There were a lot of ducks in the area.
  3. Spirit Lake Fishing Reports

    NR=$41 for the season.
  4. Spirit Lake Fishing Reports

    I'm headed to Big Spirit tomorrow afternoon for my first weekend at the cabin since Nov...Can't wait! Had a great open water year with the walleyes, hopefully I can keep it up. How it travel on the ice? Any issues with acces
  5. Made it out for a few hours on Sat east of Hinckley. Flushed 6 birds, shot at 3, bagged 1. It felt great to get back in the woods!
  6. Hugo - I just picked up a puddler tonight, I'd love to see the raffia job you did.
  7. Guns are clean the truck is loaded... My dog clearly can't read a calendar as he is laying on his chair like it is any other night. Good luck to everyone who is making it out tomorrow.
  8. ??'s on pulling boards

    again... great post. I tired my new boards in Iowa last week with no luck. Conditions were less than ideal, I look forward to giving them another go.
  9. Walleye Weekend

    Well I did not make it for the weekend but I did fish Tuesday and Wednesday on Spirit. The wind was tough to deal with but we managed 11 walleyes on Tuesday 8 of which went into the live well. Imagine my surprise when I hooked into a mid 30s 'ski while drifting a crawler in 9FOW. The fish was quickly released and swam away strong. Wednesday was WINDY...We were not sure we would even make it off the lift. We took advantage of a lull in the wind around 2pm and fished from Marbles down to Templar picking up 5 more fish including 3 keepers. The great majority of our fish came from 10-12FOW on leaches behind spinners @ around .8-1 MPH. We had a great time hopefully I can make it back down in the next few weeks.
  10. Walleye Weekend

    No reports yet... .I hope that means everyone is out crushing some walleyes.
  11. ??'s on pulling boards

    james_walleye Thanks for starting this thread, it motivated me to go out and by some boards today. I picked up 2 Off Shore and tattle flags for them. Can't wait to try the out this week (Iowa). Will I be able to use the flags with crank baits or will they pull to hard?
  12. Walleye Weekend

    Good luck to everyone headed out this weekend. I'll be out on Spirit Tue/Wed all day, can't wait!
  13. Cats in April

    Great info SteveD, thank you. I fished Lake St Croix a little last year but spent most of my time launching out of Franconia. How's the fishing north of 94?
  14. Cats in April

    [PoorWordUsage]... I guess I am not the only one that does not sleep.
  15. Cats in April

    Last year was my first targeting catfish. I spent half a dozen nights on the croix from 94 to franconia and had some luck, but I dod not get into it until July.I'm looking to put more time into it this year. Is there anything different I should be doing in April/May this year? I know I need to get into the ssippi and minnesota but living in the E metro the croix is so close.