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Canada => Ice Fishing North West Territories => Topic started by: Drifter_016 on Jan 23, 2016, 06:53 PM

Title: Finally drilled a few holes.
Post by: Drifter_016 on Jan 23, 2016, 06:53 PM
Got out and packed down the trail into my cabin and then jigged for troots for a few hours. Missed one in the first 10 minutes and then landed a wee 3 pounder on an 8" white tube jig about 5 minutes later. The rest of the day I had a bunch of lookers but no biters.
Should have taken a pic of that first one.  ;D
Off to go get me some poikes in the AM.
;)2
Title: Re: Finally drilled a few holes.
Post by: Akhardwater on Jan 24, 2016, 11:37 PM
This thread is worthless without pics ;) we need cabin pics.
Title: Re: Finally drilled a few holes.
Post by: Drifter_016 on Jan 25, 2016, 10:32 AM
This thread is worthless without pics ;) we need cabin pics.

This is what it looks like now. :)

(https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xlp1/t31.0-8/12377525_1314630798563256_2962523425253884082_o.jpg)

(https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/t31.0-8/12491763_1314630778563258_8903586596164897535_o.jpg)

(https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xlp1/t31.0-8/12418969_1314631151896554_1200028229493274537_o.jpg)

(https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtf1/t31.0-8/12489242_1314631271896542_111771442123022065_o.jpg)
Title: Re: Finally drilled a few holes.
Post by: Akhardwater on Jan 25, 2016, 11:52 AM
Looks good it's nice to see a little snow.  Have you stayed in the cabin yet
Title: Re: Finally drilled a few holes.
Post by: Drifter_016 on Jan 25, 2016, 04:23 PM
Looks good it's nice to see a little snow.  Have you stayed in the cabin yet

Not yet.
No heat and open eves. Would be pretty chilly.  ;)
Will stay in it during the summer and hope to get heat next winter.
Gotta pay for windows and roof first.
::)
Title: Re: Finally drilled a few holes.
Post by: Lavman on Mar 01, 2016, 09:17 AM
Thanks for the winter cabin pics, Drifter. That is a great project you have going there. Doesn't look like a lot of snow, how thick is your ice this year? Down here in the lower 48 the El Nino has made for a thinner than usual ice pack and shorter fishing season.  :tipup:
Title: Re: Finally drilled a few holes.
Post by: Drifter_016 on Mar 01, 2016, 10:03 PM
It's between 3 1/2 and 4 feet now. Been a warm winter here too.  ;)
Title: Re: Finally drilled a few holes.
Post by: Lavman on Mar 02, 2016, 12:20 PM
It's between 3 1/2 and 4 feet now. Been a warm winter here too.  ;)

Well with just 4' feet of ice ( ;D) you can get on the fish faster, I guess that is the positive spin for ya  :icefish: :icefish:
Title: Re: Finally drilled a few holes.
Post by: Drifter_016 on Mar 02, 2016, 02:27 PM
Well with just 4' feet of ice ( ;D) you can get on the fish faster, I guess that is the positive spin for ya  :icefish: :icefish:

If I had the time to fish.
Busy working on cabin stuff. 
  :whistle: