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Today's Update and, ...or Fishing Report?
4/25/15 Yesterday's fishing
trip was one of those kinda reel-events not fully
appreciated until the day after and you have to return
to work. Then, reality sets in.
John J, Todd B, and I caught 4 fish in about 4 hours
(8am-noonish). Granted 4 fish is no big deal, but
considering the weeds in the water ...fouling the
spoons, 4 was OK.
Lk. MI, off Manistee has never been besieged with
floating/suspended grass and weeds like this year.
Sure, I've seen junk in the water before, but this weed
problem has been going on for a good 2 weeks, not just a few
days. Like in years past. Found weeds and
crud from Big Point Sable to N of Onekema, MI.
That's a good 20 miles of shoreline!
Tip: if you do plan on fishing in this area, pull and
clean your entire spread every 20-30 minutes.
Neglecting to do so will result in a long face from no
Took a deformed Steelhead, Laker & a Brown N of
Manistee, MI's harbor close to Orchard Beach State Park.
Last fish came off the S harbor wall right before we pulled
New Gold Mamba, heretofore to be known as, the "King
Midas Mamba" is a winner that took 2 of our fish.
Hope to have these available soon.
King Midas Mamba
4/24/15 Computer system is
down today for R & R. Seems the computer operator
(me) has a strong urge to wet a line. This
weekend, new mamba patterns for sure.
4/23/15 Yesterday's snow and
chilly weather did not throw a damper on my enthusiasm
for this season. Pretty excited about the endless
possibilities of new patterns & colors. Should be
able to debut new flashers next week to match up
with my new Salmon Buster™ spoons. Silver Rainbow
Mamba and metallic Gold Mamba is what I have in mind.
2015 is one of the best for Lk. MI shoreline Brown Trout
Manistee, MI has seen in a long time ...if you hit the
right day? Although, my results have yet show it,
some decent catches are being reported. Thus far,
N of the harbor has been best. While I've wasted
most of my efforts to the S.
4/22/15 Cost of a MI enhanced
drivers license to enter Canada was $48.50.
There's a lot of paper work involved. Most of
which, the clerk at MI Secretary of State takes off your
birth certificate. Was surprised the clerk quizzed
me on the info off my birth certificate. Asking my
mother's maiden name and father's middle name.
Guess this is their idea of extra security. My
opinion of this is a jumbo sized crock of BS when I've
lived in Manistee County for at least the last 15 years,
paid taxes, and voted here too.
4/21/15 Log, photos, tips,
and tricks for the Salmon Buster™ spoon page is off to a
good start. Here's where you'll find my early
season spoon notes. Click
for this page
The art to designing tackle is to do so with an
discerning eye, compounded by a lot of skepticism.
Prove it, prove it again, and again against different
designs is part of the process. To bring my new
spoons to market you're looking at enough money to buy a
new pickup and then some. Even if your sure, doubt
can and will creep in until there's proof!
doubts vanished ...when I saw a good sized Laker take my
spoon, over 2 stickbaits last week on the same planer
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