Today’s Top 5
Check out this new trolling harness…
…new from Mepps. Stats in the video: 4 fishermen, 6 days, over 140 walleye over 7 lbs….
Need to try it!
BYO Jigging Raps on Erie.
BIG fish showed up this week in Erie, as Joel Nelson and the rest of the In-Depth Outdoors crew were there to film. This 12-lb 5-oz fish took a #5 blue chrome Jigging Rap with a shiner head in 24′.
Joel says, “If you’re heading to Erie, bring your own Jigging Raps — the locals have bait shops cleared to the pegs in #5 gold and blue chrome.”
It’s so “cold” at the Bassmaster Classic in Greenville, SC that a few competitors put brought heaters on their boat decks.
Bwahahahaha! Welcome to real weather, boys!
1. ND: 2-14 perch confirmed world record.
Caught 3 years ago, took that long to confirm it.
2. WA: Roostertail inventor dies.
RIP fishing brother.
3. VT: Champlain water quality ain’t great?
5. New Okuma low-pro line-counter reel.
> The Cold Water 350 Low-Profile Line counter marries all the benefits of our low-profile platform (ergonomics, full aluminum frame, 24-pounds of drag output, thumb bar spool release) to a precision line-counter.
Tip of the Day
Ice bass DO bite.
Steve Mattson sent in that nice shot with this quick tip:
> Whoever said bass zip their lips in winter is silly. Set up in a good area such as a medium-depth hump and get ready.
> Smaller spoons like 1/16- to 1/8-oz VMC Rattle Spoons or Buckshot Rattle Spoons work great.
Quote of the Day
It’s so cold in Toronto right now that it’s too cold to ice-fish.
– Michael and Nick Tamburro, owners of Canadian tackle company Freedom Tackle, talking about the substantially negative temps there recently. We’ve heard of a few folks braving the weather but….
Shot of the Day
Arrrrrr, thar be ice pirates afoot…or something like that — great shot:
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February 26, 2015 at 11:19 pm
Nice pages!! Very informative and excellent pics!! TY