Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
Sign in to follow this  
cjac

Weekend Plans

Recommended Posts

Anyone with fun things lined up for the weekend where we should expect a report from?

I was going to go this afternoon, but the near-huricane winds and impending weather this evening (if they're right), made me reconsider. With 2 days of fronts, I'm not sure what this will do to fishing, I think I'm sticking Metro and will go muskie or bass. Bassin' has been very good lately......

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Weather permitting I'll be on FL tomorrow even though I have more confidence on other metro lakes right now. I fished it for the first time in years last week and it was a lot of fun to be on "new" water.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Right with you there Cjac. Looking out the window right now watching the trees in my yard bend at a 45 degree angle......hopefully the wind will die down and make fishing a little bit easier. Muskies have been slow all over. Got an email from Dick Pearson and he says the fishing on LOTW has been very slow, but a couple of big fish were caught yesterday. If possible, I will be out on Miltona again on Saturday, possibly Alexander on Sunday. Not looking for much action with the weather being the way that it has been lately. However, Only working Mon/Tuesday next week, and then it is 5 days of solid muskie fishing. Full moon on Friday, so fishing should be good, if we can get some stable weather patterns. crazy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm in the same boat as you Brett. Working until tuesday then 5 days off with the full moon. Got Steve Scepaniek booked Wed. on Mille Lacs too. Hoping for a good 5 days!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Probably hit WB early tomorrow morn if the wind lets up or I'm thinking about making a run up to Rush. Never fished it for ski's before.

Hugo

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

how about this weekend? I have tried to fish for muskies for a few years now and have only managed to boat one. My buddy and I were thinking of going to bald eagle, but I have never caught a single one out there, seeing if anyone is going and willing to give some pointers. Thanks

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

With how much pressure there has been out there this year I'd wear a hard hat so you don't get hurt by falling lures. Stick with high contrast colors - as for spots or patterns I haven't been there much in the past couple weeks so I don't know what the warming temps have done.

I'm going to fish the third shift on WB tomorrow night - I don't have the ambition to fight heat or crowds on Saturday.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Historically I've caught more fish on WTD topwaters - that said I haven't even gotten a blow up on them this year. A Sledge has been best this year in open water adjacent to weedlines.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm going metro muskies somewhere tomorrow, location pending on partner availibility and the bosses departure time from work! Might end up West side, either pure-strain pending on launch parking or tigers.

Sat & Sun has me visiting the family cabin, chasing brown and green bass. My nephew had a mixed bag of nice fish, both species last weekend, in the 16-18 inch range. Pretty sweet area, and likely no one else has hit it. Not easy to access, but the return is high!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Me and dad heading up to Lake Vermillion. Hoping it's not as windy as last weekend! Hopefully it will be pretty good, but from the sounds of it, the bite ain't going the strongest. We'll give her a shot atleast!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You had to ask....

Rescheduled cause of forecasted strong storms, damaging winds, and hail. Well it ended up being gorgeous and he called tonight saying his buddy went to the weed bed he was gonna bring me and pulled a 52.5 and 56! Gotta love it.

Although luck did turn my way tonight. I just went out around home and pulled a 49. Put a pic up in photo thread.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Posts

    • They don't save cap space that is the whole point. The money is still spent. What it allows them to do is go OVER the cap during such time a player is on LTIR. It doesn't give them relief at all, it just allows them to go over the cap. We already have Coyle on LTIR so it wouldn't do any good to add Parise to that. That would mean two moves would have to happen when they are both healthy. The Wild could do that too, but what sense would that make because they would be forced to be compliant once Parise is healthy. Hossa is likely going to be LTIR all year. At this point I doubt Parise will be out that long. Russo did a very good writeup on it last night for TheAthletic. You can also read up on it on CapFriendly.
    • I'm on board with the others, sounds legal to me!  Best of luck hunting! Kettle
    • Was in Joes sporting goods last night and they had the 8" K drill for $219
    • Sounds good to me.
    • It should be as long as the wma butts up to the lake,
    • Great catch for that spot!  
    • I want to hunt on a Wma that's borders up to a lake. It is legal to launch from the Wma and roam around the lake and hunt on my canoe? Keeping in mind I'm away from houses and not being on land or property.
    • Hey guys, now that you guys are pulling out your houses to check them over it is also a great time to add the Sure Step.  If anyone has any questions let me know or check out my Facebook page SureStepSD.   Thank you.
    • I've been using the Eagle Claw inline for 4 seasons now and it's always been a good cheaper option.  Never had a real problem with it.  For all the drag issues I hear about it, it didn't let me down at all when I hooked into a 27" lake trout while fishing for rainbows last season.  On that note, I was able to try 13's 6061 reel for a bit last season and that sucker is so freaking smooth that I'm going to get one this season.  If don't want to spend $80 on a top-of-the-line inline like 13 Fishing, the Eagle Claw works just fine at $30.
    • I am all for folks finding and sharing a good deal. Just don't let it be a direct link to another forum. thanks
  • Our Sponsors