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  
Bandit

Enough is enough

Recommended Posts

Come on...... I love ice fishing as much as the next guy, But I have had snow in my yard for 4 months already, time to get the boat in the water. Thank god the rainy opens up early!!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Bandit, I'm with you 110%. Got a new boat last Sept. and only got about six trips out of her before it went night-night. She's in a storage shed about three miles from my house and I can her her calling out. Global warming can bring it on anytime as far as I'm concerned.

Paul

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Use the ice while it is here. Lose the ice then we will hear its to cold to take the boat out. I guess I should have gotten the Arctic Armor suit, still time for that. Then we will hear , man when is the opener gonna get hear seems like its taking forever.

Bring on the open water I have my Arctic Armor and the St.Croix opens a weak earlier than inland

grin

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Im sick of ice, I went to the boat show in town today to look at the new boats since mine is in a shed for the winter...bring on spring Crappies!!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Even though i just got a Marcum VX-1Pro yesterday i still want the ice to thaw soon. Much rather be out in my boat!

Now you need a high speed transducer smile Or you could use the marcum while still fishing. P.S. you should sign up for King of the Cats and we can hit up the river alot this summer. From shore or in the boat. Check out the catfish forum.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

as much as I could sit in my shack, Buddy heater hissin, radio on swearing at the little red and green lights on my flasher all day long, Im also ready to pull the cord on the Old Johhny and putt around the lake.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Originally Posted By: TruthWalleyes
Even though i just got a Marcum VX-1Pro yesterday i still want the ice to thaw soon. Much rather be out in my boat!

Now you need a high speed transducer smile Or you could use the marcum while still fishing. P.S. you should sign up for King of the Cats and we can hit up the river alot this summer. From shore or in the boat. Check out the catfish forum.

I'm all over it!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I hear you, my new to me boat is just sitting there looking at me. I swear it talks to me and the other day I almost answered it. Open water better come soon smile

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i am between a rock and a hard place. I love winter the ice fishing, late duck hunting,muzzle loading, and snow mobiling. I love winter. but we need some snow or some really warm temps. because I am iching to get in my boat I just got a lowrance x67 (ice machine) the other week and I would love to try in out in my boat. I don't care if I fish I want to try it out and take a nice long boat ride with a cigar and wearing nothing more than jeans and a sweatshirt. but just tonight I took my sled out and reved her up and [PoorWordUsage] I love sleding. so bring on the snow.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I am getting sick and tired of standing on my lake. I am dreaming about my boat now. I still have seven weeks before the lake opens up. This is going to be brutal.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'll gladly do another month and a half on Lake of the Woods thru the ice.

The Pike and Eyes are just starting to put on the feedbag pre-spawn and the fishing is gonna be dynamite until soft water time.

40 degrees, BBQ'd brats and beans, tossin' the football, and waiting for flags to spring up, all while catchin' an early tan! Can't beat that! cool

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm at the point where my bike is starting to talk to me and I have already started to make plans to "help" my dad use his boat more often this summer. crazygrin Plus I know a few fun spots to do some spring shore fishing. I don't have any ice fishing gear beyond a rod and jigs (I can't afford it and have no where to keep it anyways) so I haven't been able to do as much fishing this winter as I would like. But honestly, bring on spring!!!!!

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