She sewed up 20-ish of ’em by hand the first year — and believe 80 the next. Couldn’t agree more with Barb Carey’s recent comment that Patsy should be nicknamed “The Godmother of Ice Fishing!”
Prayers to Dave and the entire Genz family.
2. NH state-record lake trout shattered!
Thomas Knight thwacked a 37.65-lb (40″ x 27″) lake trout outta Big Diamond Pond in West Stewartstown crushed the previous record (1958) by 9 lbs!
Fish was estimated to be 50-60 years old. Congrats on the record, man!
3. MN: New regz on Mississippi R. border water.
Walleye and sauger limit decreased from 6 to 4. First comprehensive update of Mississippi River border water regz in nearly 70 years.
4. Rattlebaits aren’t just for walleyes…
The Yo-Zuri Rattl’N Vibe Mini is a tasty 1-5/8″ (3/16-oz) size that jumbotrons love to scarf, too:
5. MT: Canyon Ferry launch restrictions lifted.
> “…allowing all boaters to access all boat ramps for the 2020 boating year. MT FWP sought to remove the launch restrictions after 3 years of testing resulted in no detections of invasive quagga or zebra mussels.”
6. SD: New invasivez bill signed.
> The law will require people to decontaminate their boats by cleaning and draining them after they get out of the water.
> It also allows the state Game, Fish and Parks Department to set up inspection stations to combat the mussels and other invasive species.
7. MN: Prior Lake Assoc. removed 10,000-lbs of carp.
Talk about some heavy lifting: