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by FIP
Sun May 31, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Phantom softtail vs squirrelly Hellhound
Replies: 5
Views: 1084

Re: Phantom softtail vs squirrelly Hellhound

Saw a FB post recently about current Phantoms being thinner than the old ones and with different action so maybe you are looking at 3 different options. Four if you throw in the Chaos round nose.
An old 6" Phantom Softtail in sucker pattern is one of my best producing baits.
by FIP
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: muskie story
Replies: 17
Views: 2977

Re: muskie story

Great read!
by FIP
Thu Mar 17, 2016 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2016 Goals/Plans
Replies: 11
Views: 8638

Re: 2016 Goals/Plans

Catch bigger fish this year. Plan is to focus more on spots where the big girls should hang out. Last year too much time was spent on what I now know are marginal areas and as a result all my fish were 38" or less. Also will be more flexible on fishing times. As I tend to be a morning person would u...
by FIP
Fri Nov 20, 2015 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Muskellunge stocking 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 7935

Re: Muskellunge stocking 2015

WOW! I didn't have any problems seeing this, me the computer geek!! :roll: What was the average size? Info with a little more detail is on the DNR website stocking database. Average size going into various lakes runs from 8.54" to 11.5". Overall average of the fall stocking seems to be right at 9"....
by FIP
Mon Jun 29, 2015 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Murray 6/10... but for other reasons than fishing...
Replies: 6
Views: 5011

Swanezy - There were two incidents this year that I heard of - a woman's purse taken from vehicle where credit card was used and police report filed, and fishing stuff from truck where apparently no report was filed. Just sayin - if police do not know about the fishing stuff they have no way to retu...
by FIP
Sun Jun 28, 2015 7:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Murray 6/10... but for other reasons than fishing...
Replies: 6
Views: 5011

Lake association received a follow up report from sheriff. Couple who broke into car and stole purse used credit card at Meijer's and were caught based on security footage. Were said to still be in jail awaiting court appearance as of Friday. Guide apparently did not file police report as nothing sh...
by FIP
Fri Oct 24, 2014 7:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tarp adjustment
Replies: 1
Views: 1980

For long term storage I put a $50 quick release mounting plate under the trolling motor so I can remove it. For short term am lucky my cover will go over the head and shaft, just leaving the lower unit sticking out, not so nice but works for me.
by FIP
Sat Sep 14, 2013 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Muskie Fisherman Need Tips
Replies: 23
Views: 13041

I know how you feel, has been a long tough year for me too. Finally had a follow last weekend but didn't hook up. Not sure if it did not like my lure or figure 8. Or maybe was scared off by my ride-along wife squealing and peeing her pants.