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Today's Update and, ...or
10/31/14 WSW wind pushing 20 mph
kept me shore bound yesterday. WSW would be seas coming
from Milwaukee, WI I did not want to deal with. Long range
wind and wave forecast does not look good for the next 5 to 6
days. We're at the time of the year when freezing
temperatures must be considered. Really, don't want to
winterize my boat and will hold off as long as possible with a
light in the bilge.
winds less than 5 kt becoming WSW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. A
chance of showers. Waves around 1 ft. This should work for
a good Lk. MI diver ring test session. If we catch a
fish? ...that would be a big-big bonus!
10/29/14 P15 cupped diver rings come
in the colors of red, black, green and whitish opaque.
Considering this is the offseason? ...sales are going reel-good!
Purchased 100 truss screws with each ring taking 4 screws.
I'm out of screws and had to ordered more.
Each ring is made out of ABS and takes a good hour to print out
& assemble. That's is why these rings are only being
offered in the offseason, now thru 12/1/14.
Tomorrow is diver test day, if the seas cooperate.
Click ring colors
10/28/14 Marked yesterday on my
calendar, cuz it's probably the last 70 degree day Manistee, MI
will see for the next 5 to 6 months.
This Thursday Lk. MI is supposed to calm enough to run diver
tests. This will happen on the flats, a gradually sloping
bottom N of Manistee's harbor in the 16s.
Goal is to test a regular dipsy with a large mag ring vs. the
same kind of dipsy equipped with my cupped 2015 ring. Side
by side pull test, or pressure against the diver rod can be
accomplished by running both divers on the same side.
Then, take a photo of identical rods on how they bend under the
diver strain from both kinds of rings.
10/27/14 Diving planers are an
extremely important part of your Great Lakes trolling program.
Adjusting divers to depth in the top 40', running them
with a ring on, is not the best way to go. You're looking
for distance away from the boat, not depth.
Probably, no ring would be a better top 40' choice. Having
a ring you can remove quickly, or add easily is what the 2015 Cupped Diver
Rings are designed do!
I fished with these rings since last July and know they work.
40-50% of my yearly catch is from a highly refined diver program that's
been in the works going back to the early days in the late
1960s. Divers worked then, and work nowadays too!
That's the driving force behind my 2015 Cupped Rings, Super
Snubbers™, and 10 oz. add on Diver Digger weights. If your
diver program sucks? ...it can be fixed!!
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