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  1. Noodle rod under $50

    If you fish outside look for a noodle rod with larger guides. I broke several JM Meatsticks do to ice building up on the top guide. I bought a DH Aldente with fly guides and have had no issues, getting fly guides was way cheaper than REC guides. I think it was $60 for the rod.
  2. Fishing Derby is Saturday. Reminder, the poster says no vehicles on the ice after 11:30. We will allow atvs, utvs, and snowmobiles to remain parked on the ice, but there will be absolutely no driving them during tournament hours or you will be disqualified from the tournament. That means no driving them to bring in fish, run to the bathrooms, or to go up to the bar. *Official Tournament Vehicles Excluded*
  3. Ice Fishing setup for ATV

    An Otter Monster Box would give you tons of storage and is shaped so you can have a passenger still.
  4. Eskimo Customer Service

    I had reasonable luck emailing. Typically 24hrs.
  5. I have heard nothing, but good things about the Z71. It is heavy, but tons of power. I drilled a few holes with a 51 and had good power.
  6. DL Map

    This is a good one. LakeMaster Paper Map
  7. Best spring bobber?

    St. Croix is nice. Thorne Bros makes a nice one as well.
  8. Wheel house auger

    What was the problem with the Eskimo propane?
  9. LX7 battery life

    How old is the battery? Did you take care of it in the off season? Are you storing it some where cold? If the battery like was good last year and isn't this year it's the battery. My battery (9 amp hour) is on year 2 and last at least 11 hrs. I typically replace batteries every other year.
  10. Sculpin, I think they try to keep houses on fish, but with perch it's really tough. I've been in areas that the perch are biting close to Woodland and you will see them moving in houses, but perch seem to move or the school shuts down. The shallow houses are generally on a decent walleye bite. I had a buddy take his wife up last year and fished out of there houses. It was nice out and slow in the house so he drilled a few holes within 50 yards of the house and caught his limit of perch quickly.
  11. January Drillin'

    So if you can't keep multiple big fish you don't want to come to Devils? I suggested just changing to 1 over 20 inches. I can't imagine how 5 walleyes aren't enough for a person. I just get sick of watching the slobs in the spring take limits of big eyes from Devils and rivers.
  12. Marcum call back

    Maybe they are waiting for you to follow the instructions on their site I posted. From their support page: http://marcum.com/support/ Service If you need service, it is very important that you first obtain a Return Authorization Number. This enables us to track all items that arrive at and leave our location. We do our best to respond to all inquiries in a timely manner, and we are in the office Monday through Friday, 8 – 4 Central Time. Our toll free number is 888-778-1208, if we are unable to answer, please leave a brief message. To obtain a Return Authorization number, fill out the form on the page. Complete shipping address is required on form to receive a reply. Replacement parts and service may be paid for over the phone with a credit card. Email customers will be instructed how to pay either by check or through the HSOforum. If you are asked to send your unit in to us, our shipping address is: MarCum Technologies 3943 Quebec Ave. North Minneapolis, MN 55427
  13. January Drillin'

    A slot would be nice. I'd like to see a 1 fish over 20 year round situation, but I'm sure that will never happen. I would at least like to see something done in the spring in our state. I don't know why we couldn't go 4/1 to 5/15 everything 18 to 28 must be released and 1 over 28. I don't want to see the season closed, but it would be nice to cut down on the 5-8 lb fish idiots keep to eat this time of year.
  14. How does navionics work?

    I think it's $10 and includes most lakes.
  15. Leaving in two days!

    I'm not certain on the bridge, but you can go to the Lakewood ramp on the eastside of creel and drive to the towers.