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lucky7

Jigging machine ?

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I'm in Colorado and saw some guys with an automatic jigging machine made from a windshiled wiper motor. They used it to put a bunch of flashers on to draw in the Kokanee Salmon. I have heard it may be patented but I don't know. I'm wondering if you MN ice vets have ever seen or heard of such an animal? I would like to get one or build one....need you advice

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Well, it's not made from a windshield washer motor but this is a very nifty automated jigger.

The Finicky's Fish factory is an automated all weather jigging heated tip-up box.
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Finicky's also have a wall mount unit the Motivator, it can be mounted anywhere like on a pail or in the shack.
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Finicky's Fish factory
http://fishingminnesota.com/fish-factory.html

Ed "Backwater Eddy" Carlson

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[This message has been edited by Backwater Eddy (edited 11-27-2003).]

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Will thay do what i need? Can you attach a line with a bunch of trolling flashers to attract fish to your other holes?

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Sure the Motorvator is strong enough to handle a pretty good load. I had a #2 Goldeye jigging for bait on one.

Have you ever tried Mack's Spinner blades? They are great as flashers under the ice. They make a flasher string just for salmon and trout. I often use them on pike with wind tip-ups. They will spin with as little as 1/2 MPR of resistance. Flutter down, and spin up, or visa-versa depending on how you rig them. It works great as a schooling attractor!

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Tightlines...sorry but I do not have an address for a web site for Finicky's.

The Motorvator Automatic Jigging System for inside your permanent fish house is also available here through FM's IceLeaders gear section.
http://fishingminnesota.com/fish-factory.html

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[This message has been edited by Backwater Eddy (edited 11-27-2003).]

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Hey Ed, where can I find Macks spinner blades or more info on them?

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