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  1. Got skunked. Since lake had turned over we worked skinny water in front of pier heads. No hits for us and didn’t see a wet net for dozen or so boats with us. Worked out to 100’. Water was like glass. Beautiful day on the lake.
  2. Just read the SoHa Tribune and the city has applied for a grant for a new fish cleaning station. They will know by November if they get it. The station would be similar to the nice one in St Joe. Details later!
  3. dan agnello

    Muskegon 8/17 am

    Good job. In Frankfort, were fighting 3-5s Friday afternoon n figured it pushed fish to Muskegon. Lost big king at the net n that was it.
  4. Frankfort:Friday night/Sat morning: 3-5s from NW; lost big king at net Friday night n that was it. Just a few short rips. Fished Friday night straight out n to the point; same short rips Sat am: Herring Hole to the point. Sat pm Manistee; 100’-250; still 3-5s that started coming down at dusk. Fished 13s to 16s. At dusk big rip on dipsey that broke line at lure. Sun am in Manistee; fog n cool until around 9:30; sun came out n 10:30 to 1pm; 7 &18lb king and 7lb laker all on CJ Ghostbuster BTI meat rigs. 53 n 57’ down on rigger n 141 on a Dipsey. Riggers about 40’ off ball. All fish caught in 153’ to174’ with south troll; 2.5-3.0SOG.Fished 13s-14s. We came in at nine last night n only ones retrieving with no one at fish cleaning.Kind of sad. Lot of boats out this am and very few catching. One other guy with small king when we were cleaning. We had spoons, flashers/flys, meat out and all hits came either on CJohns meat rigs or spoons. Green frog bti is usually as hot as Ghostbuster but no hits. I’m low on Ghostbuster bti’s n meat rigs n will have to re-order; broke a hook off twice, tangles with copper, etc messed them up. Great trip with my mates n special friend Stan in Frankfort. We always have fun! Lake has settled down n tonight n tomorrow should be good fishin. But, according to Windfinder.com and iwinsurf.comTuesday through Sunday next week all windy, except Thursday. Good luck all you hog chasers. In Manistee, heard on radio Cowboy got 3 (2kings, 1steelie) in 14s in 110' n 1 of kings was 30lbs. Meat saved our day, n CJohn's is always our go to meat.
  5. I use braided line on my divers. Usually black one and lime green. Not sure if color matters. I use usually an 8’ and 10’ 30# mono leader with a Capt John King shock chord. We get our share of hits on rhe dipseys;; not sure if longer length helps! Have seen captains use real long leaders on Salmon Showdown and handline them in.
  6. Heading up to Manistee and Frankfort for our annual 3 day trip sometime during that week. Weather will determine which 3 days, of course. We fish an afternoon early night and morning fish in each port. If u r planning on going up during that time, let me know n we can compare reports/notes. Text me at 517-750-7452. Thanks!
  7. 0 for 1; lost nice steelie in 97fow on dipsey on Warrior Whammy spoon on SB sipsey out 160’ on 3. Got into 8color and full core n got off. Nice 1-2s built up to 1-3s. Nice day on the lake.
  8. thanks for detailed report.
  9. Was previous trip same depth as above?
  10. dan agnello

    Port Sheldon 7/7 am

    good job, thks gor report!
  11. dan agnello

    7/7 Muskegon

    Great job, some nice fat kings
  12. Yes, great job, but what depth? Assume u were out deep 150, 180, 200-220? Thks
  13. dan agnello

    St Joe 6/28

    Insurance adjuster was over this morning around $4200 damage. We guessed about $4500. Boat damage was outer edge of one of side scuppers cracked. $26 fix for me, $6 scupper n $20 for Adhesive 4200. Tight area to work in in the access panel behind the port built in cooler but got er done. Didn’t claim boat damage, too small n it would have been 3rd claim in a month, aka stolen large walleye gear box at Sterling State Park. Doing eyes out of Bolles Harbor, Thursday or Friday. Don’t dare do Sterling SP during long holiday week. Retrieving boat at launch would take a very long time. Thinking about trying for Holland again next week. Thks
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    Looking for rod holders

    I bought triple rod trees from Mads docks in Harrison, Mi. The triple starts at $65 each. They are advertised as poor mans rod tree. I ordered triples with extra cost for removable tree and rotating base w/cinch pin; 4 rubber boots for each plus shipping total was under $300. http://www.madsdocks.com/shop/Item/pmpoletree
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