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Monday, July 25, 2016

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7/19/16 Lk. MI King
Todd B hoist a teener!
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SB Ghostbuster 4.65
Charged & glowing
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Hot Salmon Buster Spoons
7/20/16 Manist, MI
Every spoon in this photo
 got bit, or caught!

7/19/16 Manist, MI
Almost 18 lbs.  Todd B

Kings & Coho
7/16/16 E Chicago, IN


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7/25/16  How to do spell relief in the fishing business?  4 letters: f-i-s-h sure takes a load off your shoulders.  That pretty much sums of the box of fish we caught last week.  We were past due to showcase what my Salmon Buster™ can do!  Click for spoons
               Best part was the larger spoons did most of the damage.  This was the 1st time the 4.65 out-fished the 4.0s on my boat.  Nice to learn both sizes have their niche.
               Plus, it's a lot easier to sell deadly proven tackle that I've seen perform with my own eyes.  Reel-confidence cannot be bought, it has to be earned ...fish, by fish.  Just can't wait to do it again ASAP with the greatest enthusiasm. 
               Hope to take some time off later this week to meet some of my relatives, you know ...the Kings!  

7/24/16  Manistee, MI's Salmon Splash tournament a 22.65 lb. King was the largest to hit the scales yesterday.  There were 5 Kings weighed in over 20 lbs.  Looks like there were around 30 boats fishing this event that ended today. 
               The winner was from WI.  This makes sense, because they've had a lot more Kings than our side of the pond.  Just shy of 20 pounds per 3 fish took first.

7/23/16  Tournament weekend in my home port of Manistee, MI.  More Kings are being caught and that's good news.  My take on the Salmon fishing is, if you find them? ...you should be able to catch them due to lack of bait.  Hence, hungry fish wanting to feed.
               Seen this happen before, but not often.  The hook went thru the nostril in the King photo that was featured yesterday.  Having the right sized sharp hooks cuts down on lost opportunities.  The 12 fish we had in the box that was mentioned in the 7/21/16 update was built by not missing bites.  Think we only missed 2 hits.
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7/22/16  Posted a new photo of the hottest Salmon Buster™ spoons on my boat, the 4.65 Ghostbuster. There's 3 layers of glow in different intensities.  Plus, X-Glow blue and X-Glow green base colorations.  Click Ghostbuster 4.65 spoon & Mr. King Salmon
              This is a deadly low-light presentation big Kings will whack.  Best thing is about my 4.65 mag spoons is they can be pulled at high speed without twisting your line up!
              Most modern day metal mag spoons are copies of Chuck Cartwright's Silver Streak mag that was called, the mauler when it first came out in 1987.  His spoon was designed to catch Lake Trout at around 2 mph.  If you stack up mag spoons creations from several manufacturers, you'll see most are exact knockoffs of Chuck's original design.
              Salmon Buster™ patent pending spoons are not a knockoffs.  My mag, or 4.65 size is designed to pull at all speeds and do so ...quite effectively!   
       Let's face it, talk is cheap, proving what you say with a time-stamped pic is not!

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