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Mad Mulcher

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  1. Cool video

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

    Uhhhhh... I for one am at a complete loss for words.
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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.
  7. Ez Ducer?

    So was I. When I say "my equipment" won't be freezing up when I am hole hopping with the aid of my toasty warm Otter cottage, part of my equipment that won't be freezing up would be the ez ducer...
  8. 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.
  9. Ez Ducer?

    Here is how the math works out on the 100 holes per day. First off, not every hole gets fished. Secondly, I am not just drilling holes for myself. When I am with my kids or an older person or fishing partners who don't understand where the holes need to located on a particular area I might drill all the holes for 4 people to hole hop. Thirdly, ice thickness plays a roll. I will drill many more holes in a day on 16" of ice than 30". I know this may be hard for some to understand but some people really truly actually will drill 100 holes in a day. I am a very crafty ice fisherman who has adapted to extreme cold weather by using a portable "flip over" shelter and propane heater to keep myself warm and my equipment from icing up. Yes, even when hole hopping. That's why they call it a portable. Haha.
  10. Ez Ducer?

    Sign me up for one of these! I prefer to think of myself as more practical than lazy. Even if its a slow day and you only catch 100 fish that dang cord is constantly getting the line wrapped around it and it drives me nuts. The other thing that drives me nuts is dealing with all the extra dangling cord when hole hopping or packing to move from 1 area to the next. Especially on 30" of ice all that extra cord has a mind of its own. It's not practical to drill 2 holes for every hole you fish when the ice is thick and you are already drilling 100+ holes in a day. Call me lazy if you want but this looks like a great solution for those of us who move around constantly and catch a lot of 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?