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changing Strip Teazers for the 2021
season have arrived. Our soft
plastic herring replacement strips are
tremendous weapon to add to your
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Today's Update and, ...or Fishing Report?
4/18/21 Have a great
Sunday! Working on some tackle specials to
kick off the 2021 season. 3 Leader Lockers™
with quick stow wrap around line protectors for
79.95 is a great way to store 72 meat rigs™ and
flies in a compact 14" by 12" by 10" space..
will be two 4 packs of assorted Strip Teazers for a
total of 8 strips. 4 will be extended glow and
4 will be sure-fire regular colors with a bottle of
Re-Scent. Haven't done the pricing, but have 8
strips aboard means you'll never run out of bait
4/17/21 According to Sea
Grant's Dan O'Keefe the average charter operator
lost over 10 grand in 2020 due COVID. That
translates in to about 20 trips in round numbers.
Charter skippers might get some relief for the Cares
Act, but that's a wait and see deal.
Being a charter skipper is a tough go. Loss of
20 trips in 2020 means less trips on the books in
2021. I used to run about a 70% repeat charter
groups. Some that I'm still in touch with to
Click 2020 charter revenue loss article
Missing 20 charters last year, right off the bat,
means you'll have 15 open days to fill this year in
a business that darn near impossible to turn a buck
Trying to stay positive in a negative world can be
done. Don't have the total solution, but I'm
working on it. Been looking at the small
victories and staying away from news as much as
possible. Disappointed in myself for not
making time to escape into the land of reel-fishing.
This will change and soon too, I hope.
60 hp Suzuki, purchased January of 2020 has 3 of the
10 hours on the break-in oil before the 1st oil
change. My 16' Grumman saw little use in the
era of the pandemic. Next warm decent day? ...
Project 2022 testing is on the schedule with my 16
Tax day April
15th has been extended to May 17th to file personal
4/15/21 Here's some info
that needs expanding. M55 bridge over the Big
Manistee River by Meijer's is closed until November.
There is a detour (Stronach Rd.) where you go into
Stronach and around S end of Manistee Lake, turn W
by PCA boxboard plant and come out at the BP gas
station on US31, on the far S end of Manistee, MI.
fine for now, but this will be a major choke point
when summer traffic hits. I'll be avoiding the
US31 BP way and going thru Filer City, if the MDOT
don't install a traffic light on US31. Look
for a map later this year to steer clear of this
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