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About Naturboy

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  • Birthday 11/28/1958

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    St. Cloud, Mn
  1. Big Walleyes moving up

    Their moving big time this morning.
  2. Ok I'm new to kayaking so thought it would be nice to have a list of day trips people have taken and Liked. So maybe you could post the name of river or stream, where to put in and take out and a short description on how long of float it is, what kind of fishing to expect, shaded through woods or open prairie stream.
  3. I mounted a battery behind the seat, and put depth finder forward enough so it doesn't interfere with paddling. Depth finder is held on by a large knob bolt so it comes off easy for transport.
  4. Anyone else try one of these retracting clothes line reels for an anchor rope? I saw the idea on YouTube thought I'd try it and it's worked great all summer. You just pull out all the plastic clothes line and replace in with paracord. The paracord is tied to the last 6" or so of clothes line so don't let that end slip back into reel. Then instead of having anchor rope all over the place it gently goes back into the reel. It holds about 40' which is plenty for me.
  5. Kayak transducer mounting

    I tried a magnet and couldn't get it to work to my satisfaction. Since my yak was so outrageously cheap I just opted to drill a hole for transducer and depth finder mounts. I also drilled 2 more for a box for the battery.
  6. I've been looking for ways to do this and I think I found the best solution for me is to use a magnet on the inside method. As seen on YouTube. That way if the kids use it I don't have to worry and just take it off all together and I'll still get temp readings.
  7. Egg Boiling People

    Now I know what kind of a club this is
  8. Most important info on lake finder?

    I spend a lot of time on Lake Finder since I babysit during the day. I look first at lake size and depth then at fish populations. If any of this catches my eye I read the information in the bottom section that tells the time of year the survey was taken, or if the lake has had changes from past years. Populations of select species trending up or down? Privately stocked in addition to DNR? Finally its all just a starting point. Largemouth bass for instance are one specie that doesn't show up well in surveys.
  9. Road Trip Out West

    Went out there a couple years ago with my daughters and wife, was a pretty good time. I would suggest to save some sites for the trip home since that always seems the longest. Did have a good time at the beach in La Jolla Ca. just north of San Diego. Could have spent a week there. We did spend 3 days around the Grand Canyon. I saw elk sign, rubs etc. all over but didn't see one till the last morning on the way to catch the sunrise on the south rim. All of a sudden he was in the middle of the road and he lifted his head other wise we would have hit him. One thing I did see on the way there was this mountain of boulders bigger than houses. looked like they were just set on top of each other to form a mountain. To me that was so incredible because I can't figure out how it was formed. The boulders which were like a giant pile of balls just stacked there. couldn't tell you what road it was though.
  10. Big Walleyes moving up

    Their Back! A lot of walleye and suckers moving through this morning on wolf river cam 1
  11. Alaskan Bush People

    My wife asked,(at the start of the first show) "why are none of the boys married?" After about 1 minute of watching it she knew why. Who, with a brain would go to start a homestead in Alaska in the fall? It's like funniest home videos, Dumb and dumber, the worst fails, all wrapped up into one.
  12. I Feel Bad for Fans of the "Green Bay Chokers"

    As a Packer fan In Minnesota, its a lot easier to cope with loosing because of all the advice I get from all the experienced Viking fans.
  13. When did your scrapes go dead?

    hunting pressure can throw everything off but aside from that if a buck finds a doe that's close enough to her cycle he will skip the scrap line to stick with her. then it's time to find the does and that's where the bucks will be.
  14. 2 new tires on a fwd car

    I think that's because if the car hydro planes and you have no or low tread tires on the back it will start to uncontrollably fishtail..
  15. I fish Fireline a lot and with it there is no stretch, so it is better to have a softer tip, IMO. I have fluorocarbon on my med. action rods which is less stretch than mono but still works good on a stiffer rod.