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  1. 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. http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/permits/water/index.html
  3. 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. 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. I have had the exact same one for 4 Years. It is plenty of HP. My buddy has the strikemaster lazer. that cuts faster but is heavier and more$. If I was going to do it over I might go that route because weight is not an issue for me.
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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.
  9. I personally have had problems with their products. LX-3 and their camera. They have always corrected the problem
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. red bricks

    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??
  13. 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 [email protected]
  14. thanks for your replies
  15. Inside storage and I think it has a plow.
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