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  1. Any Morson Reports?

    Fished Wednesday through Saturday last week in the frigid cold. Didn't hole hop like we usually do on account of the cold but the sit and wait tactic did just fine for both walleye and crappie. The walleye bite kept flip flopping from on fire to completely dead depending on the time, day and location. Best walleye bite was in 18-20' (to the top of the ice) on Kranz jigs with quite a few over 20". Crappie size ran real nice with no keepers under 12" and the biggest being 14.75". Biggest walleye was 27.5" and also had a 48" musky. Great trip with great guys and pretty much had the whole lake all to ourselves. Oh and it was so cold that one of the guys had his boot crack completely in half.
  2. Crappies

    Idk but we could just ask him. Robert, where are you catching your crappies? I'm guessing either Hay island, Cyclone point, Miles bay, Sand bay or some super secret hot spot nobody else knows about. Probably need to go stay at Vic and Dots to find out for sure.
  3. Ice Around Morson?

    We never ever ever ever use live bait and catch just as many or more fish as anyone else out of Morson. Frozen shiners are our go to bait in fact my blood pressure goes up just thinking about what happens when we hook those up and send then down to Davey Jones locker. If you are not getting bit you need to move. Yes you can bring them across the border and they are readily available in Blackduck, Kelliher and Baudette on the way up. Also salted fatheads are cheaper and at times can be just as effective. Nothing wrong with live bait per se but it's triple the cost, triple the hassle to procure and triple the hassle to haul across the lake. So 3x3x3=27. That makes live bait 27 times more of a pain in the butt to use in the winter for what I consider to be a downgrade in catch rate. And frozen/salted minnows or plastics will catch every single available specie you can think of.
  4. Cool video

    Although it's tough to compete with diving giraffes, here is one of my all time favorites!
  5. Cool video

    Uhhhhh... I for one am at a complete loss for words.
  6. Isle Royale 2017

    Ikr every time he posts I scratch my head and wonder why does he have to be like that? And then I hope I don't come off sounding like he does. I do like to mix it up a little just for fun but also try to be helpful as well. Do you ever fish Lake Michigan? If our Lake Michigan results get any more inconsistent I am considering switching to IR as my go to big lake trolling spot. The only problem is that I don't like crossing in a 20' aluminum hull in 4-5' waves so it may be time to upgrade but we'll see if that ever happens.
  7. Isle Royale 2017

    Duder that is pretty sweet you should post that on gla unless of course you don't want people to know how good the fishing really is at IR. The big question is "did you bleed your trout?" or was it too much hassle, lol
  8. Lac Seul East Side

    At that rate of Canadian priced minnow consumption you could finance another trip by switching to plastics! J/k.....sort of
  9. Depends where you are staying but I prefer to stay away from the crowds at Sturgeon Bay and the bank reef. A lot less traffic in Baileys Harbor and Silver Strike is probably the best imo. Look them up on facebook and if they are catching salmon or rainbows they will be posting pics. The bite hasn't started yet so don't expect pics right now but you can look back at last years. Also give Lynns a try if you can't get on with Silver Strike.
  10. Any Morson Reports?

    The bite was on last week. With 4 guys we caught over 700 fish in 3.5 days. And I don't care if anyone believes me or not. Actually 700 is probably a conservative estimate because we had to have averaged at least 50 fish per person per day and it was probably much more than that. Yes some of them were 10" saugers but there were many 16 to 20"+ walleye and the crappie size was the nicest I've seen in 4 years with no keepers under 12" and several 13-14" with 2 at 15.25". All of the pavement pounding and scouting this winter and last week really paid off on this trip! This is the most hardcore group of guys I fish with and they really know how to put the smackdown on these fish.
  11. Any Morson Reports?

    Just got back from a quick couple days with the kids and they do know how to catch more and bigger fish than the old man! Ice is nice and thick but still a little bumpy and you definitely need scratchers or something with tires. Walleyes in the same old spots they have been all winter in 16-20'. Mostly used Kranz Jigs.
  12. Polaris might have done it right

    Respectfully couldn't disagree more about a Polaris being any more or less sporty than a Skidoo. It all depends which models you are comparing head to head. The Titan Adventure is feature for feature almost a carbon copy of the Expedition LE that Skidoo has made for years. And the fact that the Titan has an 800 is a detriment IMO because its not the style of machine that will be typically ridden in a manner that will take advantage of the extra horsepower over a 600 and just reduces fuel economy unnecessarily. The Titan XC 155 and the Expedition Extreme 800 are pretty much the same thing and both are as "sporty" as each other.
  13. Polaris might have done it right

    Glad to see Polaris getting with the times and giving us more utility sled options. Skidoo has been making basically the exact same thing for over 7 years already. Including a radiator.
  14. Any Morson Reports?

    There probably won't be any fish left in Morson next year. There were barely any left last week.
  15. Any Morson Reports?

    Well maybe there are a few fish left in Morson after all. We just got back today having had great multispecies action and i didn't even get pics of the sauger, tullibee and rock bass. The good news is we had the best walleye bite we've ever had up there. Bad news is the travel conditions conditions are the worst we've ever seen with an average speed of 15 mph. Just when you think all your gear is 100% Lake of the Woods proof you find new ways to break stuff. Best walleye bite we found was on the reefs in 16-20'. It was crazy they would come in 2 or 3 at a time and hit the jigging rod and deadstick simultaneously. And did I mention all of these fish were caught on Kranz Jigs?