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  
hawkeye43

4 wheelers or snowmobiles

Recommended Posts

Yo Hawk. I'm pretty sure that you'll be fine w/a quad. I had mine out in the slop last Thurs and Fri and didnt have any issues. There's been no real snow accumulation since. Im sure its hardened up nicely by now. Email me...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

vook

I heard of a possible snow storm mid week your way. Any truth to the rumor from your end?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

All I could find is-

... MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL POSSIBLE ALONG WITH BLOWING SNOW WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THERE REMAINS UNCERTAINTY ON BOTH THE TRACK AND INTENSITY OF THE SYSTEM AS IT LIFTS NORTHEAST TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. HOWEVER... NORTHERLY WINDS DEVELOPING ON WEDNESDAY WILL BRING COLD AIR SOUTH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR... RESULTING IN LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. PLAN ON THESE SNOW SHOWERS TO CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. IN ADDITION... BLUSTERY CONDITIONS ARE ALSO EXPECTED WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT... RESULTING IN AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. BOTH THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW SHOULD GRADUALLY DIMINISH ON THURSDAY AS THE SYSTEM MOVES FARTHER AWAY FROM UPPER MICHIGAN.

But, w/the lake effect, ya never know! frown

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Shack,

I heard on the radio this morning that Tonight -Wed we should be getting some snow. Not to alarm anyone, that is a pretty normal forecast for us. I think both wheelers and sleds will be fine, if you have both and need to choose, I would take the sled just to be on the safe side.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Looks like the latest forcast says 6-12 inches from late tonite (Tues.) until Thursday morning. Friday through Sunday look fine though.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hawk we have the same weather here in the snowbelt of the UP 6+ months out of the year. It will be a cloudy overcast day with NW winds from 5-15mph, gusting at times. There will be a winter advisory with a %50 chance of snow.

Have a great day in Big Snow Country.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hardly any snow out of the "storm". I'd say I have maybe 2 inches tops at my house and the sun is tryin to peek out now. Quads will be fine...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I wouldn't put chains on my wheeler... You don't need em this weekend thats for sure. I have a 750 King Quad and they told me NOT to chain the tires becuase of the amount of low end torque...said I'd snap an axle...

There is no need for any atv liscense if you are ONLY running the lake. If you use a "trail" to get to the lake you would need one. So if you trailered right to the lake and go off that way you would not need any liscense/sticker... That info is straight from our recreation officers mouth minutes ago! smile

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Cool vook!

Ed, you should be fine. wink

The big thing here is to sit and wait for the fish anyways grin. At least that is what everyone says.

See ya in the AM smile

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  



  • Posts

    • What are they running per pound?  I would be all over it if I wouldn't have just got done doing a 12 pounder on Monday . It turned out awesome... Here is what I did. Smoke setting for 2 hrs (may be able to get by an hr with the smaller brisket) Bump temp up to 225 and leave uncovered Double wrap in foil at 160 internal meat temp Pull off at 200 internal meat temp, wrap it in a towel and let it rest for 1 1/2 hrs in a cooler
    • Redirect your anger toward NCHC because its their fault this game is not televised. BigTen network and FSN offered to air it, but NCHC chose to keep it "in-house". Its all a money grab. They are hoping that people flock to their streaming service at the tune of $25 just for this game. Nope, I've got better things to do.
    • Scrapes and Rubs started popping up first week of October. The young bucks are doing most of the activity and most of it done at night or right at dawn or dusk. Monday night had 3 bucks- spike, fork and a 6 pointer come in to light rattling at 6:50 pm. They worked 2 fresh scrapes that I had put buck urine in and the fork and 6 pointer had a 5 second sparring bout then went on about there business feeding together.
    • It took Garnett, Sprewell, and Cassell about 15 games to gel. We'll have a much better feel for this team after about 10 games.
    • The walleye bite remains strong!  Report is very similar to last weeks. Walleyes are staged in front of Pine Island, Graceton Beach and Zippel Bay in 18-30'.  Anglers sorting through a few small fish for every keeper.  Most anchored up with jig and shiner.  Pink, pink/white and gold have been the best colors. Reefs holding fish as well.   Rainy River anglers finding success up and down the river.  Schools of shiners coming into river randomly right now.  When they do, the walleyes are close behind.  Some days excellent, some days catching fish but not a slam dunk based on whether shiners are moving through.  Vertical jigging tipped with a shiner while anchored is the go to method. Some anglers trolling crankbaits with success as well.  Smallmouth bass, pike and crappies showing up.    Up at the Northwest Angle, in MN waters walleyes are crushing jig and shiners. Orange and chartreuse were the hot colors this week. Big pike being caught trolling minnow baits.  In Ontario waters, minnow/shiner have been effective off of points at depth of 18-26' while anchored or trolling.  In addition to walleyes, crappies on fire and jumbo perch active!  Some muskies being caught trolling.  
    • Well, some good things, some bad things... We didn't pull of the win on the road as I'd hoped, but I think there were some positive take-aways... Defensively, we aren't fixed, but we are looking better. Taj jumped off the screen last night with his aggressive D. I think his presence will help a lot! We played good defense at times, but it was VERY streaky. It seemed that throughout the night SA went up by 8-10, then we buckled down to pull with a bucket or tied it up, repeat... Butler looks like he needs a few more games to gel with the boys, but I think his addition can't be overstated. If even for one game, he seemed to light a fire under Wiggins. If we can get some form of consistent 3 point shooting, we will be talking a lot more about wins than losses this year!
    • Way to go B$G 10 hockey, probably one of the greatest rivalries in hockey, Gophers and Fighting Hawks, this weekend and it's not televised.
    • I saw a couple smalls bucks sparring this morning. There was a small doe near them and one of the bucks chased her around for a little bit. 
    • I know they drum quite a bit in the spring but I've been hearing drumming this fall. I'm not hearing as many as I do in the spring. But I'm sure hearing a good number of them drum  Are they  searching for a mate in the fall?
  • Our Sponsors