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  1. Lake Weed/Algae Control

    Chara is a branched algae. If you grind it with your fingers it should give you a musky odor. Make sure you have identified it correctly. There are some good sites on the web with descriptive photos. I am assuming you purchased Hydrothol 191? Depending on how big of an area you treated and the water depth you may have been under the dosage rate needed to control the chara. What are the dimensions of the treatment area? how deep is the water 1/2 way out and how deep is it all the way out? How much chemical did you put in that area? You can figure out the acre feet of your treatment area and get to the right dosage rate. 100' X 100'/ 43,560(feet in a acre)gives you surface area of .229 acre. If your average water depth is 5 feet you would have 5 X .229 = 1.14 acre feet. The label will tell you how much product to apply to control your target plant. Apply in the morning on a sunny day with little wind. If you made the application under the cover of darkness it will not be as effective. If the 191 isn't doing the trick try using a crystal form of copper sulfate (CuSo4). Much more economical. And can control the chara effectively. ALWAYS READ THE LABEL CAREFULLY!!! and stay within the label dosage rate.
  2. Putting rocks on the shore
  3. Spearing (Pics)

    I saw a live sucker minnow once that had a weight on its back I think the guy used a needle to put a string under the dorsal. He said he had been using the same minnow for about 3 weeks. It was a pretty big minnow. I didn't get a close look at it because it was in the water. Does any one have a photo or know where there might be a diagram. Thanks
  4. Spearing (Pics)

    Stiff thanks for the info. I will keep my eyes on hsolist. I suppose I could find some ice tongs there also. Does anyone know where I can find directions for putting a harness on a sucker minnow? Thanks p.s. it is nice to post about spearing without getting attacked
  5. Best Spearing Decoy Money Can Buy!!!

    I like the decoys with the bendable back fin. Then I can adjust the width of the circle. The ones I have with the "fixed" tail seem to swim very tight circles. How tight do these swim? Thanks
  6. Spearing (Pics)

    Stiff, In your original post that started this thread. The 2nd decoy from the top. I have one exactly like that. It is my favorite decoy. Or it was, the front fins broke off and I dont know how to fix or where I can get another one. It was actually my father's who taught me how to spear 25yrs ago when it would take me 2 hrs to chop a hole. (I recently tried the ice saw and that thing is amazing) When I get time I love to stare into the aquarium. Where did you get that one -the red and white? Also does any one know of where I can get my hands on some plans for a dark house? I met a guy north of grand rapids that had a sweet permanant. Hole in the middle and chairs on each side. Great set up if one of my kids want to watch for a few minutes. Any info would help. Thanks
  7. Non Hunter Question

    Unless you are with him "party hunting" it is illegal. (party hunting means you are hunting with him at the same location and time, he can shoot a deer and use your tag). Personally I wouldn't shoot one for someone else unless there was a serious overpopulation of deer in my area.
  8. Pakashkan lake

    I used to fish that lake a lot. I haven't been there for 6 years. (kids) I used to spend weeks at a time there when I was younger. I stayed at the resort there. (late 80's) There is whole plate full of places to go. I would usually fish walleye till 11:00am then cast around the islands for pike. And there are plenty of big pike in there. Don't be suprised if they start grabing your walleyes as you reel them in. I saw that several times. There is a sunken rock island out in the middle of the lake that is only a few feet deep. Extremely hard to find. Maybe the resort would have gps coord. for you but I kinda doubt it. The only thing I would use for eyes is a jig with a chartruse plastic tail tipped with a minnow.(minnows may be hard to come by up there) If you are there for a week or so check out the small lake up the bay by the resort away from the main lake. You will need to bring a canoe and climb over a beaver dam but there are some very large walleye in there. Crystal clear. Not many fish but huge. If I had a map I could give you a plenty of spots but I don't have one. Be careful there are a lot of sunken rocks around.
  9. fish size chart

    thanks guys, that helps alot. 5# sounds about right. (Contact Us Please) strong fish, what a blast to catch. The best part about it is that I caught it right off my shoreline. Kids playing on beach and me fishing. The same spot I caught the 20.5" I would post a picture but I don't know how.
  10. fish size chart

    I have been searcing for a size/chart that gives weights for Bass caught and released. I caught a 19.5" bass, very thick, last weekend and I don't have any Idea of the approx. weight. I caught a 20.5" also but it wasn't as Thick as this last one. any ideas??
  11. I have a 15 hp Yamaha long shaft for sale. It is either a '92 or a '94 It was used mainly for duck hunting in the Fall so it has low hours. It was last run at R&R Marine where it was fully serviced. It also has a brand new prop, never touched the water. It comes with a tank and hose. I bought a new 18ft jon boat with a 40hp so I don't need this one. This motor has always performed great. $825.00 My email is
  12. pricing help

    thanks for your replies
  13. pricing help

    Inside storage and I think it has a plow.
  14. pricing help

    I have got a line on a 1998 polaris 500 sportsman atv. It has about 400 miles on it. Hardly ever used. We are trying to decide on a fair price but we don't know what that would be. Does anyone here know what a good price for both of us would be? I am not trying to steal it just pay a fair price. Also is there any concerns I should have for this machine sitting idle for long intervals of time? Thanks for your help.
  15. Pond Maintenance

    Check out Cutrine Plus Liquid. It is a copper based algaecide. Very effective against the plankton algae you have. You will only have to use a few ounces to control your pond.