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Today's Update and, ...or
7/23/14 Near-shore wind and wave
forecast for Manistee, MI:
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots veering north to 30 knots
after midnight. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening...then partly cloudy overnight.
Areas of fog through the night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1
to 3 feet late at night...then building to 3 to 5 feet toward
This means a jumbled mess a fluctuating water temps.
Finding fish will be like playing "pin the tail on the donkey"
blindfolded, when the fleet does get out tomorrow!
7/22/14 Manistee, MI offered up some
pretty decent catches on the shelf yesterday. Adult Kings,
14 to 21 pounds was reported by Sue Lee's Capt. Tom R. He
was in double figures with the fish coming at 55' to 65' down on
meat. This is great news for all of us after last season's
tough row to hoe. Wind is going to be out of the S and
that should keep the Salmon pegged on the shelf. Look for
the best depths to be deeper as S wind stacks up more warm water
at central Lk. MI ports.
7/21/14 Devoted most of yesterday
(Sunday) printing out test P15 cupped diver rings. Finally, thru
trial and error have the correct sizing for Dipsy Divers.
Next, is to have one fit a Slide Diver which has a slightly
Click P15 ring V2
My boat, SR1979 has a new outdrive thanks to John J and "Todd
the Rod." My fishin' buds were kind enough to help with
this job this past Saturday. Mercruiser outdrives installs
can be easy, or very difficult without knowledgeable help.
What little I did hear about my home port of Manistee, MI
fishin'? I'd say medium with a few adults, along with a
mix of juvenile Kings, Lakers and Steelhead
7/20/14 Closing in on the final .stl
file for the new cupped diver ring. This is a difficult
part to make. Mostly, due to the tight tolerances several
trial and error rings were made.
2014 prime time for King Salmon is underway. Mid teeners,
with an occasional 20 pounder looks like the norm for this
season's crop. This is the time of the year all big water
Great Lakes fishermen eagerly await. So, stop wishin' and
7/19/14 In about 2 weeks, on August
2, 2014 the Manistee County Sport Fishing Assoc. will be hold their annual big fish/small boat
Click for entry form
Tournaments get a bad rap for improprieties.
infractions, or possibly cheating in one form, or another.
Not so, with the small boat/big fish MCSFA event where it all
comes down to having a big fish to win. This is, as level
as the playing field gets!
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