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About Blackhawkxp

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  • Birthday 04/18/1978

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    Granite Falls, MN
  1. Although a bit heavy I have had good luck with the Frabil heavy duty case. It protects the rods nicely and then i also use it to lay on the skirt of my otter when there isn't enough snow to bank.
  2. Apparently in your world all you have to do is run across the border to a sanctuary city, dump out a boat load of kids, steal a few identities, work the jobs no Americans are willing to do, take advantage of every assistance program known to man, protest in the streets waiving the Mexican flag, make our schools accommodate their needs, have every hospital provide an interpreter. I am sorry there is no way you can plead a case that people that come into the country illegally are immigrants. They are invaders and we have laws against it. It should have been stopped along time ago. Now lets hear your "we took the land from the Indians" argument!
  3. Nobody has a problem with immigrants. Lots of people have problems with illegal aliens. How some people cant see the difference between the 2 baffles me?
  4. Here is the one i have been looking at but not sure if there are better options.
  5. I set up in a 30 foot basin west of the landing and stayed put. There were a lot of houses setup on the break line Friday night when i arrived and most were gone by Saturday night. Either they slammed them and had their fish or they struck out which i believe was the more likely scenario. I had buddies hopping around the lake without much luck. We probably caught 10 walleyes and kept 5 which sounded like it was better than most i talked to. It was still fun to get out there. One buddy said there was a pressure ridge out away's but didn't say exactly where. I agree it sounded like fishing was tough on most of the lakes in the area that i have heard.
  6. What do you guys use for rod racks in the wheel house? Looking for something that I can put on wall or roof without worrying about rods bouncing out while driving. Looking online i have seen a couple different options but I am not sure which ones are better. They offer ones with foam pads that grip the rod and others that have slots and holes to lay rods in.
  7. Spent the weekend on the lake. It was a rough ride on the ice. Fishing was slow to say the least. There were a lot of houses on the lake. We measured about 19" of ice. You could drive pretty much anywhere but not sure what the wind and snow the last couple of days have done to lake travel.
  8. Are they driving full size pickups and houses on Bitter? Would like to head that way this weekend but not sure on the ice and snow. Any updates would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
  9. I run a Marcum LX7 currently with no complaints but am looking for the added benefit of the GPS in winter and summer. I do have a handheld GPS unit but my old fish finder on my boat doesn't have GPS so I was thinking it would be nice to be able to use for both seasons. It looks like the SI version is compatible with the ducer posted by Rundrave. Now i just need to convince Santa to bring one for Christmas!
  10. It will be mainly used in the boat but i figured i could use it as a spare in the winter when friends or family tag along that don't have their own. I was able to look through the owners manual and it looks like they are pretty similar. I am not sure which units for the summer are compatible with the ice transducer? Maybe they all are? Never used the side imaging personally but it would probably be a nice feature to have if it is only a bit more money over the standard. Do they have interference rejection on them?
  11. Anyone have experience with this unit. I am in need of a new fish finder for the boat and i was wondering if the Ice version was the same as the standard with the addition of a ice pack and different transducer. Basically can i buy a summer version and use it for winter with mods or am i better with the winter version and use for summer? Trying to kill two birds with one stone! Their page is pretty vague on the features of each. I am not sure if side imaging is as great as the advertise so mainly looking for down imaging. Thanks in advance.