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Title: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Nov 15, 2012, 09:55 AM
i figure with all the bs threads why not have 1 for the beloved king. 

should be about 2 months till we start to get some king ice.....man i can't wait
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adkRoy on Nov 15, 2012, 10:01 AM
Usually there's abunch that get started for the King that We end up merging togeter into one big BS thread. ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Nov 15, 2012, 12:22 PM
Whats this for? So everyone can complain theres no ice on the King?     :roflmao: :roflmao: :woot: :woot: ;D ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: roundlakeNY on Nov 15, 2012, 01:22 PM
any ice on the king yet??   ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Nov 15, 2012, 06:17 PM
any ice on the king yet??   ::)
Not hardly, not even the shallowest cove would have any skim ice. :(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: snelly on Nov 15, 2012, 07:52 PM
being that there wasn't much ice last year and the perch didn't get fished hard, do you think the perch fishing should be fantastic with lots of slobs? or will there be too many dinks to fish threw? would like to hear your veiws on this
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Nov 15, 2012, 08:40 PM
i figure with all the bs threads why not have 1 for the beloved king. 

should be about 2 months till we start to get some king ice.....man i can't wait
I'm down for a little pregame BS'ing about the King.
I think the off year last year will create some killer perching this year for sure.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lockdown199 on Nov 15, 2012, 09:10 PM
I drove through the village today and went down by MDB and not a sign of ice....LOL. You gotta think that with the lack of ice last year the perch will be slamming this year. Can't wait to limit out. I was also at 307 and purchased my Clam flip over and a couple rods, they had boxes all over getting ready for ice season.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: WARRIOR_ON_ICE on Nov 15, 2012, 09:17 PM
MEALWORM...... YOU KNOW YOU HAVE MADE IT IN THE ICE-FISHING WORLD WHEN YOU HAVE YOUR VERY OWN BS THREAD ON ICESHANTY.COM LONG LIVE THE KING !

 :clap: :thumbsup: :icefish: :bow:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Nov 15, 2012, 10:36 PM
your somethin else dan-o......


think the perchin is gonna be stellar this year,i am also feelin the laker fishin is gonna be top notch too
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Nov 15, 2012, 10:38 PM
Usually there's abunch that get started for the King that We end up merging togeter into one big BS thread. ;D
well maybe now you mods won't have to merge,maybe all the lake george bs will get posted here  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Nov 15, 2012, 10:39 PM
Whats this for? So everyone can complain theres no ice on the King?     :roflmao: :roflmao: :woot: :woot: ;D ;D
again with all this negativity  :nono: :nono: :whistle: :icefish:......lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: WARRIOR_ON_ICE on Nov 15, 2012, 10:49 PM
If you find those big crappie thru the ice on the King - I am all ears. I have seen some slabs caught in the Spring there. I have only caught 9 inch crappie, and just a few at that, thru ice there.

the perch fishing should be good after a year without ice. I have seen that happen before. First things first, we still need to get ice on it. A lot of people are drawing conclusions about ice based on a few cold nights in November. I don't predict ice until I see it.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adkRoy on Nov 16, 2012, 06:25 AM
well maybe now you mods won't have to merge,maybe all the lake george bs will get posted here  ;D

No, I'm sure we'll get at least 20 posts saying is there ice on Lake George yet? or How's the conditions on lake george.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Nov 16, 2012, 07:19 AM
No, I'm sure we'll get at least 20 posts saying is there ice on Lake George yet? or How's the conditions on lake george.
If people would just do some research for themselves, like going to ice fishing conditions & reports thread, look @ the web cams, that would answer most questions! A BS thread is good to have, let's keep it up! :clap:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lockdown199 on Nov 16, 2012, 07:42 AM
Ahh........Is there ice on Lake George yet?

 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adkRoy on Nov 16, 2012, 07:45 AM
I have no plans of removing it. Just saying I get amused by the amount of Lake george threads started in one year.  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: roundlakeNY on Nov 16, 2012, 09:00 AM
I have a feeling that the perch and Lakers will be slamming.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jaejaejae on Nov 16, 2012, 10:31 AM
If you find those big crappie thru the ice on the King - I am all ears. I have seen some slabs caught in the Spring there. I have only caught 9 inch crappie, and just a few at that, thru ice there.

the perch fishing should be good after a year without ice. I have seen that happen before. First things first, we still need to get ice on it. A lot of people are drawing conclusions about ice based on a few cold nights in November. I don't predict ice until I see it.

You have to remember the year before last wasn't all that great either so I would also think this year should be great... if we get ice. :)

Anyone know of a site the tells the current water temp?  I did a search and came up empty. 

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Nov 16, 2012, 10:34 AM
Anyone know of a site the tells the current water temp?  I did a search and came up empty.



     Welcome to the site jaejaejae..........
   http://www.wunderground.com/weather-forecast/US/NY/Lake_George.html   (http://www.wunderground.com/weather-forecast/US/NY/Lake_George.html)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Nov 16, 2012, 04:11 PM
You have to remember the year before last wasn't all that great either so I would also think this year should be great... if we get ice. :)

Anyone know of a site the tells the current water temp?  I did a search and came up empty.
welcome jaejaejae,not to be rude but 2 years ago was 1 of the best i'v ever seen on LG plenty of ice plenty of lakers pike and perch,and to be honest the small amount of ice there was on the king last year produced some giant fish.......just sayin....pics to follow,i know we all love pics even if you have seen them already lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Nov 16, 2012, 04:17 PM
some of last years fish iced on the king


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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Nov 16, 2012, 05:07 PM
2 years ago the king was on fire and last year i watched you guys put some big fish on the ice     
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lockdown199 on Nov 16, 2012, 07:24 PM
their was ice on the king last year? I know the year before their was and alot of it.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Nov 16, 2012, 07:34 PM
Keep posting those pictures Logan and I will make the trip over to fish with you and the old man this season.... ;D ;D
I just hate that drive home... :P :P :P
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: line dropper on Nov 16, 2012, 08:53 PM

Lake George is a beautiful lake with nice fish and would fish there over any other lake when frozen

I'm hopping for.big fish with a year off of limited fishing
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Nov 16, 2012, 09:31 PM
You know I'm giving you grief for some of those pics mealworm!  ;)
Still remember telling the lady that day. "We're not going out that far. Those dudes are nuts."
Wasn't surprised it was you and the clan when I finally inched my way out.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Nov 17, 2012, 04:29 AM
You know I'm giving you grief for some of those pics mealworm!  ;)
Still remember telling the lady that day. "We're not going out that far. Those dudes are nuts."
Wasn't surprised it was you and the clan when I finally inched my way out.
lmao yeah my ol lady was a bit nervous at first but she got used to it i know you love those LG crappie too  ;)




Keep posting those pictures Logan and I will make the trip over to fish with you and the old man this season.... ;D ;D
I just hate that drive home... :P :P :P
well maybe we can hook you up with a place to stay if need be.....and maybe get a 2 days of fishin in, idk play it ear i guess
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Nov 17, 2012, 04:36 AM
well maybe we can hook you up with a place to stay if need be.....and maybe get a 2 days of fishin in, idk play it ear i guess


    Thanks buddy....   Just seems that drinking and ice fishing sometimes happens at the same time and a 1 3/4 hour ride home kind of stinks.... ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Nov 17, 2012, 05:53 AM
Keep posting those pictures Logan and I will make the trip over to fish with you and the old man this season.... ;D ;D
I just hate that drive home... :P :P :P
Dom, if you don't want to drive home that day, I've got an extra room for you!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Nov 17, 2012, 11:29 AM
Thanks Jeff........
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Nov 17, 2012, 02:40 PM
Same here Dom, plenty of room up at the camp in IL.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Nov 17, 2012, 08:59 PM
Nothing worse than buying stuff just to use on Lake George and not even get to use it last season.  I'm more than ready!
can't wait to get into some of them deep water lakers  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Nov 17, 2012, 09:30 PM
Same here Dom, plenty of room up at the camp in IL.


   Thank you Mike........
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Nov 18, 2012, 05:54 PM
Todays pannies from the King...have a feeling this winter is going to be pretty good  ;D

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Nov 18, 2012, 06:00 PM
i was wondering when you were gonna show up here,nice haul man! :o,you keep going like that and there won't be any left for the ice season lol  @)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Nov 18, 2012, 06:54 PM
i was wondering when you were gonna show up here,nice haul man! :o,you keep going like that and there won't be any left for the ice season lol  @)
We were  guessing that there's probably 100's of weed beds out there that never get fished...loved that pic of the crappies by the way :P I've never found a school of those tasty little buggers out there >:(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Nov 18, 2012, 07:05 PM
We were  guessing that there's probably 100's of weed beds out there that never get fished...loved that pic of the crappies by the way :P I've never found a school of those tasty little buggers out there >:(
i found a few spots that get little to no fishing pressure...gotta love those spots catch some real slabbos there.

as far as the crappie go i just got lucky 1 day  ;) @) :icefish:
actually got some 2 days in a row
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Nov 19, 2012, 06:35 AM
yea 2 years ago lg was on fire! cant wait to get me some lakers this year! and maybe one of them rare silver fish.

nw bay lakers
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and some hague lakers
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no monsters like yours ealworm but still a ton o fun!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bassinbrian_on_ice on Nov 21, 2012, 09:40 AM
King ????  ....

I always thought it was the Queen ?  :pinch:


 :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: roundlakeNY on Nov 21, 2012, 02:31 PM
It only gets called the queen when it don't cooperate.  Other then that it's the king.  LOL
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Nov 22, 2012, 09:54 AM
King ????  ....

I always thought it was the Queen ?  :pinch:


 :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao:
I never heard of Queen George! :woot:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Nov 22, 2012, 11:22 AM
Downrigged out there this past Tuesday. All in all I think the count was 9 lakers, and 11 smallmouth all 90' down in 105 fow. Lakers were all undersized, but I think the little ones were outrunning the big ones for the bait. We marked some big boys, just couldnt buy a hit from one. It was nice day to be out.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Nov 22, 2012, 01:50 PM
hmm i went out to nw bay 3 days ago and hit 7 lakers in 3 hours. all leagal or bigger. even had a landlock on until it spit the hook 5 feet from the net! stinger spoons on the riggers fishin 75 feet down over 80 feet. also got 2 lakers down 35 feet over 40.  salmon hit a shiner with 2 splitshots and a eagleclaw sinnyblade hook. 1.5-1.8 was our speed. i had 48degrees on the ff
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Nov 22, 2012, 06:36 PM
hmm i went out to nw bay 3 days ago and hit 7 lakers in 3 hours. all leagal or bigger. even had a landlock on until it spit the hook 5 feet from the net! stinger spoons on the riggers fishin 75 feet down over 80 feet. also got 2 lakers down 35 feet over 40.  salmon hit a shiner with 2 splitshots and a eagleclaw sinnyblade hook. 1.5-1.8 was our speed. i had 48degrees on the ff


Good stuff BML. We will have to meet up once this bad boy freezes.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Nov 23, 2012, 04:22 AM
deff man! i fish pilotknob alot cause its like 10 miniuts from my house. well deff have to put the beatdown on some lakers and perch!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Nov 23, 2012, 06:51 AM
That's what I'm talking about. Now all we need is ice!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Nov 23, 2012, 02:39 PM

           Unless we go in to a deep freeze it won't be until around Martin Luther King day, that's how it's been for the last few years or @ least some of the bigger bays. ???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Nov 24, 2012, 07:32 AM
the forcast looks promising
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Nov 26, 2012, 12:24 PM
Ahh yes, the King -  lake george, aka Queen of America's Lakes.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_George_%28New_York%29

Lets get that water temp down to the upper 30's, then get some below zero nights....we could be on the bays by Jan 10 if everything goes perfect...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Nov 26, 2012, 12:30 PM
I just had to refresh my memory with some lake george pics from 2011.  It really needs to happen this year!

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Nov 26, 2012, 12:39 PM
thats wish full thinking but i'm with ya hope we could get on the king by the 10th

some cool pics,that laker is big ol fatty....nice!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Nov 26, 2012, 12:41 PM
thats wish full thinking but i'm with ya hope we could get on the king by the 10th

some cool pics,that laker is big ol fatty....nice!!

I'm HOPING bays by the 10th....but for me, its really all about the trout, and its probably going to be the first week of February till we are on any of the main parts of the lake.

Thank you, btw @)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slipbob on Nov 26, 2012, 02:59 PM
I'm HOPING bays by the 10th....but for me, its really all about the trout, and its probably going to be the first week of February till we are on any of the main parts of the lake.

Thank you, btw @)


I've pulled up more than a few lakers right about where that Can Am is parked ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Nov 26, 2012, 03:18 PM

I've pulled up more than a few lakers right about where that Can Am is parked ;D

no way!!   ;D  I bet you haven't even put the Lund away yet!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slipbob on Nov 26, 2012, 03:40 PM
no way!!   ;D  I bet you haven't even put the Lund away yet!

Yes way ;D  Lund is still out and ready but maybe one or two more trips if I get time and then winterize the Yammy very soon :tipup:  Did you put your Lund away yet??
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Nov 27, 2012, 07:42 AM
Did you put your Lund away yet??

yeah, we put 'er in mothballs last week when it became apparent that we weren't going to have a late fall, the low water temps kinda put the kibosh on the sweet panfish and bass bite we were rocking.   Been doing a ton of fly fishing for steelhead too.  Now we just need some REALLY cold weather!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Nov 27, 2012, 08:51 AM
yeah, we put 'er in mothballs last week when it became apparent that we weren't going to have a late fall, the low water temps kinda put the kibosh on the sweet panfish and bass bite we were rocking.   Been doing a ton of fly fishing for steelhead too.  Now we just need some REALLY cold weather!

 Those panfish really were nuts too!   ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slamminsam on Nov 27, 2012, 12:27 PM
Hey Guys...I'm from the Binghamton area and would really love to hit your KING.  I am going to make a trip up this winter (God willing).  I'm excited to hit the lake for walleye, perch, and slabs.  I also would like to try getting some lakers.  I'm NOT looking for your hot spots, I'll do my home work on that...Unless you have some "tips" on where to go.  But I am looking for any info on where to stay, places good to park, get on the ice...general stuff that will help make the trip smoother and more enjoyable.  I would do the same for you if you'd like to come down to this neck of the woods....we could hook you up and take you out to the "res." in Whitney Point....or whatever.  Thanks guys...good luck.  Slam
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Reel_Force on Nov 27, 2012, 12:51 PM
Hey Guys...I'm from the Binghamton area and would really love to hit your KING.  I am going to make a trip up this winter (God willing).  I'm excited to hit the lake for walleye, perch, and slabs.  I also would like to try getting some lakers.  I'm NOT looking for your hot spots, I'll do my home work on that...Unless you have some "tips" on where to go.  But I am looking for any info on where to stay, places good to park, get on the ice...general stuff that will help make the trip smoother and more enjoyable.  I would do the same for you if you'd like to come down to this neck of the woods....we could hook you up and take you out to the "res." in Whitney Point....or whatever.  Thanks guys...good luck.  Slam

Hate to tell ya, but there no Walleye in the lake.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Nov 27, 2012, 01:10 PM
no walleye in lake george! youlln have to go to the champlain for those. but there r tons of slabs and lakers to be had
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slamminsam on Nov 27, 2012, 01:23 PM
Sorry about that...I thought there was walleyes in there.  I would still love to hit the perch, slabs and lakers.  For me to get lakers it usually requires a deep freeze and Owasco lake to freeze over.  I just want to make a day trip and always wanted to try your great lake.    Thanks for the info guys. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Nov 27, 2012, 01:26 PM
well if you want to get on lg plan on mid to late january to be safe. it may freeze sooner or it [knock on wood] may not freeze at all. send me a pm if you decide to come up. i live 10 miniuts from the lake
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slamminsam on Nov 29, 2012, 07:14 AM
Bluemountain....I do plan on making a trip and really may take you up on that if you do not mind.  Thanks for the offer.  Good luck this season.  I'm looking forward to my trip to the KING.  I may even try lake champlain.  ???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Nov 29, 2012, 10:54 AM
no problem! keep in touch and ill let you now when it freezes up good
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Panamaniac on Dec 01, 2012, 07:02 PM
Me and a good friend are trying to plan a blast and cast(jig) trip for mid Feb.-Mar. this coming year.  We would like to run our 3 beagles on some snowshoes and try to get some ice fishing in.  I'm from western NY but am somewhat familiar with the ADKs.  We are mainly looking for suggestions as far as places to fish, hunt, stay and board the dogs.  If possible we would like to find lodging and boarding or lodging that allows dogs that is close to good snowshoe hunting that we can access (public).  We plan to bring the Mrs's. (potential dog sitters) so we can maybe get away and fish some afternoons.  If anyone has any suggestions please pm me. 
There is a warm up forcast for this week but hopefully the ice will set in soon.'
Tight Lines 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: cnypanfisher on Dec 02, 2012, 07:27 AM
I think there is good rabbit hunting by Chaumont bay, someone told me that there is a lot a long time ago.

cny
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Mentiply on Dec 25, 2012, 08:42 PM
Ok, I know it's coming so before anyone asks the answer is no, still no ice on LG and probably not for a while. On a happier note, Merry Christmas.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: oletimer on Dec 26, 2012, 05:07 AM
I think all the pike will be fat....from eating all the perch.... ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Dec 26, 2012, 05:58 AM
Ok, I know it's coming so before anyone asks the answer is no, still no ice on LG and probably not for a while. On a happier note, Merry Christmas.
             I don't expect to be able to get on ice on the lake until around the 20th on Jan, & then it will be only in some bays! ???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Dec 26, 2012, 08:04 AM
Well to keep my mind off this LG thing I'm redoing the bedroom. Stripping wall paper sanding and re coating hardwood floors, bedroom,dinning and living room. Figure by the time i get done with that it will be time to fish the king.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perch md on Dec 26, 2012, 09:56 AM
How much snow you going to be getting up there?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Dec 26, 2012, 01:44 PM
Forecasts are calling for 8 to 12" around here.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: snelly on Dec 26, 2012, 04:11 PM
Forecasts are calling for 8 to 12" around here.
that's good get the heavy snows before it locks up then maybe it won't be such a mess. everyone stay safe. :tipup: :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fish magnet70 on Dec 26, 2012, 09:36 PM
Lets hope the  KING   sets up soon  the snow backed by some cold temps should help! ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bwlin2012 on Dec 28, 2012, 11:48 AM
I'm hoping to be out the second week of January but that's just when my vacation starts bring on the cold
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Dec 28, 2012, 04:19 PM
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fw203%2Flgsalmon%2FMobile%2520Uploads%2FE41A0765.jpg&hash=42f03e066d700c3a52bec7dc8c4d1bd8)

Nothing yet, but we are looking much better than last year with snow on the ground and a good(cold) forecast.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: filetandrelease on Dec 28, 2012, 04:35 PM

whats the lake temp , just curious
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: stevek on Dec 28, 2012, 05:18 PM
whats the lake temp , just curious

I saw 40* posted on another forum in the past day or two, by someone who was actually on the lake.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: filetandrelease on Dec 29, 2012, 05:55 AM

thanks stevek
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: qbyfisher on Dec 30, 2012, 12:20 AM
Looked at next weeks forecast...I'm startin to like the temps :tipup: not the snow
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: WARRIOR_ON_ICE on Dec 30, 2012, 07:56 AM
I was driving down 9L yesterday and saw a good ice sheet on the bay at the end of Pilot Knob road. I think that is called Kattskill Bay. Harris Bay was about half ice and half water.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: stevek on Dec 30, 2012, 08:44 AM
thanks stevek

No problem. It was a reliable source even though second hand. Just figures that this year it'll freeze up and I'll be out of town until the end of January.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Jan 02, 2013, 11:18 AM
Now not to get everyones hopes too high but drove by lg today and we have a couple hundred yards of ice in dunhams,Harris and warner bays! Not fishable yet but cold temps ahead.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: reddog11 on Jan 02, 2013, 01:33 PM
Thanks for the update. Let`s hope it stays cold. :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MSicefisher17 on Jan 02, 2013, 02:14 PM
That's good news thanks for the report. Can't wait to get up there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 02, 2013, 02:48 PM
some ice on ther lake today.temps tonite -10 with no wind should make some more ice  :clap: :icefish: :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Jan 02, 2013, 03:43 PM
It was dead calm when I drove by around noon
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lockdown199 on Jan 02, 2013, 04:11 PM
I'm heading up in the morning to go to 307 and if time permits I'll head over and post a report.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 02, 2013, 04:32 PM

           I was @ Harris Bay today also, looks like it's got a good start, cold temps tonight should help it along. :woot:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: qbyfisher on Jan 03, 2013, 01:00 AM
please mother nature please be nice all we ask is no wind or snow and rock solid cold temps :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Mentiply on Jan 03, 2013, 06:21 AM
There is ice on the web cam this morning. http://www.kitchelbay.com/Kitchel_Bay/WebCam.html (http://www.kitchelbay.com/Kitchel_Bay/WebCam.html)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Jan 03, 2013, 06:25 AM
There is ice on the web cam this morning. http://www.kitchelbay.com/Kitchel_Bay/WebCam.html (http://www.kitchelbay.com/Kitchel_Bay/WebCam.html)

Looks like MDB didn't lock up  >:(

You can't see much of anything on the cam besides steam
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Jan 03, 2013, 07:34 AM
Can't wait, hoping the entire lake sets up this year. At least the southern basin. Thanks for update.
That's what I'm hopin' too.  BTW, looks like I'm fishing Mondays and Tuesdays this year.  Hope you had a good year.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Jan 03, 2013, 08:15 AM
Let me know when you want to go.    I have Mondays and Tuesdays off to.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Jan 03, 2013, 08:20 AM
after this friday i will have mondays and tuesdays off too, along with wed, thurs and fri till spring!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jaejaejae on Jan 03, 2013, 09:28 AM
There is ice on the web cam this morning. http://www.kitchelbay.com/Kitchel_Bay/WebCam.html (http://www.kitchelbay.com/Kitchel_Bay/WebCam.html)

Checked this yesterday and there was no ice.  Keep thinking cold thoughts!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Bjigging on Jan 03, 2013, 11:26 AM
Calm n cold and fingers are crossed!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 04, 2013, 02:16 PM
saw 2 guys fishing harris bay in front of the marina rite by the islands,i drove out assembly point the, ice/open water line is only bout 200 yards past the islands.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sinkergurl on Jan 04, 2013, 02:51 PM
My fingers are crossed. I'm hoping for safe ice cleverdale side :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Barebow on Jan 04, 2013, 03:10 PM
I'm ready to rock too, but in full battle dress uniform, i'm pushing 245, and i want 4 solid inces or better first....LOL  gortons fish sticks till then... :icefish:            Barebow
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: grandpa on Jan 04, 2013, 03:19 PM
I saw the same two guys coming off the ice on the Harris bay web cam I hope one of the two are shanty members and will post the ice conditions. I am tired of sitting here looking at my wife she is starting to look like a perch!!! ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sinkergurl on Jan 04, 2013, 03:26 PM
I saw the same two guys coming off the ice on the Harris bay web cam I hope one of the two are shanty members and will post the ice conditions. I am tired of sitting here looking at my wife she is starting to look like a perch!!! ;D

I hope they are too and I guess if you like perch her starting to look like one isn't a bad thing
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: roundlakeNY on Jan 04, 2013, 07:07 PM
OK I guess I will come forward. :)   it was me and Co worker out there. Had a solid 2.5" out to the island.  Past that dropped to 1.5" quick.  It varied 2.5 to 3. Be carefully out there.  (https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1088.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fi336%2FroundlakeNY%2FIMG_20130104_124322.jpg&hash=39f8ea143a7f1703c568569cd9408f64)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: roundlakeNY on Jan 04, 2013, 07:09 PM
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: roundlakeNY on Jan 04, 2013, 07:11 PM
First time in almost four years since I walked on LG and boy did it feel good.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Jan 04, 2013, 07:34 PM
Thats awesome man. Way to get out there.  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: roundlakeNY on Jan 04, 2013, 07:43 PM
The one I am holding was pushing 27" and had a nice belly.  2nd biggest I have iced. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: PSCfishingking on Jan 04, 2013, 10:20 PM
Wow great looking fish... I drive through cleverdale everyday and it has been torture watching the ice except for the last few days... let's hope it stays cold, it looks like a few warmer days to come next week.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: roundlakeNY on Jan 05, 2013, 06:54 AM
Its so close to being ready another week of this weather and it would be a perfect.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sinkergurl on Jan 05, 2013, 10:05 AM
Nice catch!! Thanks for posting the condition and the pictures. I guess will fish the pond until next weekend. I think by then it will be thick enough for me to venture out on.  :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: LOA on Jan 05, 2013, 11:07 AM
lake george rules
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Mr.Esox on Jan 05, 2013, 11:36 AM
Pick pack is back on the attack !!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 05, 2013, 05:40 PM
The one I am holding was pushing 27" and had a nice belly.  2nd biggest I have iced.
Well done man! Any perch hitting?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: reddog11 on Jan 05, 2013, 05:49 PM
Nice to see someone on the King. I hope it freezes this year.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: roundlakeNY on Jan 06, 2013, 10:36 AM
No perch
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Boli582 on Jan 06, 2013, 09:04 PM
temps in the 40's this week.  this is gonna be a repeat of last year unless we get an artic front.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Jan 08, 2013, 06:43 AM
Talk about timing  ......   looks like MDB locked up overnight  ;D

but i don't think it will survive the warmup  >:(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: snelly on Jan 08, 2013, 07:27 AM
Talk about timing  ......   looks like MDB locked up overnight  ;D

but i don't think it will survive the warmup  >:(
THAT SUCKS!! come on mother nature give us a break
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sameoljets on Jan 08, 2013, 08:40 AM
Not cold enough,  this sucks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tonebea on Jan 08, 2013, 08:43 AM
Talk about timing  ......   looks like MDB locked up overnight  ;D

but i don't think it will survive the warmup  >:(

After this week though, it should freeze up again.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 24, 2013, 07:30 PM

            LG HAS ICE! 2" @ Milloin Dollar beach @ 11am, should have another 2" by morning.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adkRoy on Jan 24, 2013, 07:33 PM
hmmm, I wonder how many people will be hitting the king this weekend and what percentage of them wiil end up swimming.  ::) ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: paul23 on Jan 24, 2013, 08:09 PM
I prefer swimming in the summer.

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: AugustWest on Jan 24, 2013, 09:25 PM
SWEET :clap:
AW
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 25, 2013, 03:57 AM
headed out now pics soon to follow....hopefully  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: roundlakeNY on Jan 25, 2013, 04:11 AM
Sweet let us know how it is.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mike304 on Jan 25, 2013, 06:44 AM
Half a dozen guys on Huddle Bay right now.     http://webcam.thealgonquin.com:8080/view/index.shtml
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslammer on Jan 25, 2013, 06:51 AM
nice fish paul congrats cant wait to get out this weekend
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mercrat on Jan 25, 2013, 07:23 AM
Any updates on vets park, would be appreciated . Will be heading out Sunday to somewhere on the king. Can't wait.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MSicefisher17 on Jan 25, 2013, 07:40 AM
Anyone fish Harris yet? Anyone planning to fish it this weekend?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ChefMcG on Jan 25, 2013, 08:14 AM
Hearstone usually freezes pretty quick.Can't wait!

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslammer on Jan 25, 2013, 11:05 AM
any reports on the perch bite
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Jan 25, 2013, 11:14 AM
Combsey, don't you have Mon-Sunday off? Lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 25, 2013, 11:45 AM
Combsey, don't you have Mon-Sunday off? Lol
He decided to get a job just before LG froze up. Dunno what he was thinking?!?!
Now, he'll be the one getting fish pics while he's working like he kept doing to me last year.  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Jan 25, 2013, 11:47 AM
like he kept doing to me last year.  ;D

I've been going through that particular hell all freaking day to day thanks to my friends that went out.  I can't look at any more lake trout cell phone pics! 

Please, send him a pic of every single fish you catch.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 25, 2013, 12:27 PM
I've been going through that particular hell all freaking day to day thanks to my friends that went out.  I can't look at any more lake trout cell phone pics! 

Please, send him a pic of every single fish you catch.
Oh man! Jon ct/ny did it to me today too! Nice laker from the King. Hopefully the perch cooperate just as well tomorrow. Does anyone have any word on Harris or Sawmill Bays?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: phantom jigger on Jan 25, 2013, 01:39 PM
Went by Harris bay about 7-8trucks there they are fis
hing it not sure how much ice.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 25, 2013, 02:36 PM
Thanks phantom and Jon. I'm sure a lot of us were waiting to see posts like those.
Funny, I've waited all day to make sure plans for the weekend. Until now.  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: blt on Jan 25, 2013, 03:48 PM
As of today there are folks on the king.  I have seen them on the huddle sawmill and at heartstone.   BE VERY CAREFUL this ice is only two days old.   The main lake still has open water and the winds have been busting up all the fresh ice. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 25, 2013, 04:53 PM
fished huddle from sun up till2,perch bite was tough had to find the deepest water bout 36' bite was lite and few and far between best way to fish was drill 1 hole sit there till they showed up on flasher catch a few then the school would move on and come back after a bit.ended up with 22 perch on the day only 2 throw backs (under 9") also got 3 bass and a 25" laker on my meat stick with 2# mono was a nice fight.we watched what looked like the rest of the south basin freeze this am walked up to the new ice round 12 had 4" then the new ice was 1.5". lake was talkin to us all day.i can't fish again till monday good luck and be safe all who venture out this weekend.

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buddy bill with his 31" northern

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my brothers 22" laker first thing this am, made for a bad pic with the quik release, as cold as it was he was afraid of harming the fish
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Jan 25, 2013, 05:14 PM
Great pics ...looks like glass out there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Jan 25, 2013, 05:27 PM
Mealworm, When we fishin brother?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 25, 2013, 05:55 PM
pm sent
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: riverat24 on Jan 25, 2013, 06:14 PM
Nice fish glad you had a safe outing.  Did we see you on the Algonquin webcam this morning?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perch md on Jan 25, 2013, 06:33 PM
mealworm did you walk from bixby beach rd or huddle beach?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 25, 2013, 06:34 PM
Nice fish glad you had a safe outing.  Did we see you on the Algonquin webcam this morning?
              Probably! ???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: dollartrifecta on Jan 25, 2013, 06:51 PM
Any clue on ice from pilot n
Knob to Long Island?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Deandog12 on Jan 25, 2013, 08:20 PM
Anyone been up to Northwest bay or know if that bay has ice?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 26, 2013, 03:23 AM
mealworm did you walk from bixby beach rd or huddle beach?
huddle beach


Any clue on ice from pilot n
Knob to Long Island?
that just froze yesterday while we were out on the lake
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 26, 2013, 03:26 AM
be careful out there with this little bit of snow cover, i wpuld be using a spud out there, could easily walk on to a thin spot and not have a clue
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: captin bill on Jan 26, 2013, 03:33 AM
Other than the catching i love the veiw, nice picks hope to see it myself soon!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fish-N-Adventures on Jan 26, 2013, 03:46 AM
awesome stuff and wtg  :tipup:  :tipup: maybe things will be shaping up for a fish fest soon!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adksmitty on Jan 26, 2013, 09:00 AM
Seeing people out on harris. And mdb . Sitting here wondering if if there catching fish. Safe safe is it ?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Jan 26, 2013, 04:06 PM
yup Im going to wait :-\
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: qbyfisher on Jan 26, 2013, 04:46 PM
wow do i really see wheeler tracks in that last pic at vets???    hope that guy didn't go out too far or maybe where he was it was ok idk??

be safe out there people use your head stay on top :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jflood on Jan 26, 2013, 06:01 PM
how thick was the ice measuring today?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Jan 26, 2013, 06:11 PM
how thick was the ice measuring today?



I measured 4-5" on the south end today. It was a beautiful day to be out.  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Jan 26, 2013, 06:20 PM
wow do i really see wheeler tracks in that last pic at vets???    hope that guy didn't go out too far or maybe where he was it was ok idk??

be safe out there people use your head stay on top :tipup:


I saw the tail lights of a few wheelers on the east side of the lake today. Seems like they made it on and off ok.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: phantom jigger on Jan 26, 2013, 06:29 PM
Slow bite today at Harris bay everyone I talked with were not impressed where are the fish?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Jan 26, 2013, 06:30 PM
little risky.... but yes someone pulled a shanty out with a wheeler on vets today ....   depends on how far you go out ..... very impressed with old mother natures ...''bay making ice''   .... good thickness.. now past green island... lets just say their was a lot of steam rising this morning ....aka open water ....
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Wheretheperchat? on Jan 26, 2013, 06:33 PM
Heading out tommorrow will post pics  :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SchrnLker on Jan 26, 2013, 06:41 PM
Question for you Lake George experts, I saw most of the people fishing Vets Park were quite a ways out there, is that laker or perch country, thanks.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: qbyfisher on Jan 26, 2013, 09:34 PM
well good to hear they got on and off safely with the wheelers

i was up there earlier today with my father around 8am but decided to go down the lake a couple bays and will be out tamara  stay safe and tight lines :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: blt on Jan 26, 2013, 09:40 PM
mostly perch wirh a stray laker
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SchrnLker on Jan 26, 2013, 09:59 PM
Thanks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fish magnet70 on Jan 27, 2013, 09:33 AM
 ???Couple days perching on the king ..fished all the good ol spots  produced nothing??  A little baffled but that's fishing for ya! Can't go out today ..bet its the day the bite  comes on! 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: marti375 on Jan 27, 2013, 01:04 PM
Spent several hours out there today, not even a bite. Didn't look like anybody else was havging much luck. Was nice weather but couldn't stay all day.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bassgrip on Jan 27, 2013, 01:46 PM
Fished 6 till 1100 good bite till 930 most on small side
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Oilcan on Jan 27, 2013, 02:59 PM
6-2:00 15 tip ups 2 jig rods. 1 Perch. The place iis fished out!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: blt on Jan 27, 2013, 03:05 PM
FULL MOON
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: phantom jigger on Jan 27, 2013, 03:44 PM
Great bite today limited out 9-13" perch 7guys nice on the ice.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 27, 2013, 04:53 PM

                Headed back to the king tomorrow, laker fishing!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Jan 27, 2013, 05:00 PM
                Headed back to the king tomorrow, laker fishing!


Same here. Its been a decent first two days of my three day weekend. Lets hope we can seal it with a bang.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sameoljets on Jan 27, 2013, 05:11 PM
17  yesterday.  31 incher 11 pounds.  4 today.  Dangerous ice off of diamond island
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: reddog11 on Jan 27, 2013, 05:25 PM
Has any one fished Bolton landing by Dome Island? How much ice?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IceNeck9292 on Jan 27, 2013, 06:33 PM
How many perch can u keep out of the king and whats the tip up regs?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adkRoy on Jan 27, 2013, 06:34 PM
50 perch 5 tip-ups
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: judadamo on Jan 27, 2013, 08:31 PM
no weeds in harris bay to hold perch. Why i heard they treated the bay for weeds. is this true?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Wheretheperchat? on Jan 27, 2013, 08:34 PM
Was on vets all day today caught a few perch here and there started to heat up at the end lot of big ones caught about 10 pickral and a couple northerns... also there was something giant broke off a 10 pound test before we could tell what it was. there where 7 of us in the end not a bad day  @)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 27, 2013, 09:06 PM
17  yesterday.  31 incher 11 pounds.  4 today.  Dangerous ice off of diamond island
             HGow much ice is there & how close did you get to Diamond Island?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sameoljets on Jan 27, 2013, 09:14 PM
Honestly we were 200 yards from the island.  We walked well beyond the perch guys.   Went to Gary's to get bait, I love Gary ,  he said there was 4 inches but I measured 2 inches of ice over 58 fow.  Tough place to fish when u know its going to warm up.   It's not Gary's fault but you have to check it out at this point .  Hearthstone had a legit 4.  Sawmill has 6.  I live in downtown bolton and check frequently,  u can ask Luke Haines or Jeff Goldberg .
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: skunkman on Jan 27, 2013, 09:57 PM
Fished this afternoon. Perch really turned on. Not monsters, but very respectable.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Jan 27, 2013, 10:18 PM
im headed to hulette landing tommorow hopefully there is ice there and i can find a way to get on it i never fished up there.. kinda nervous because its a lil more than a hour from me
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 28, 2013, 04:49 AM

           You have that right Andy, I was told a place didn't have ice, but I checked for myself, not only was there ice, the guy that told me no ice was there & he was supposed to somewhat of a friend. When people ask me I always say you might want to check for yourself, what's safe for me might not be safe for you. ???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Jan 28, 2013, 06:06 AM
no weeds in harris bay to hold perch. Why i heard they treated the bay for weeds. is this true?
   man that would explain a lot !!!!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslammer on Jan 28, 2013, 06:16 AM
amen to that ice wanderer
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IceNeck9292 on Jan 28, 2013, 09:22 AM
How far out on vets does everyone go?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Jaycr3183 on Jan 28, 2013, 10:43 AM
Yes. The king is fished out. Everyone stay home please. The off bite has NOTHING to do with the full moon!! Lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Jan 28, 2013, 11:15 AM
Any idea how much ice was on those areas that just locked up and weren't covered with snow?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Jan 28, 2013, 12:09 PM
huletts landing had 4.5 inches caught a wicked slob perch and too average size ones. almost didnt make it out that mountain is brutal with snow on it
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Jan 28, 2013, 12:09 PM
maybe i missed it somewhere but wondering if there were people venturing out of sawmill up into northwest bay? i usually like a 1200 meter walk out of the lot.. wasnt sure if guys who say they were fishing vets were contained in sawmill bay? ;) appreciate any info
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Oilcan on Jan 28, 2013, 12:16 PM
I'm glad people are getting the message...We used to drill holes and the perch would jump out onto the ice!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Jan 28, 2013, 12:19 PM
There was still a big area of open water north of Long Island at sundown yesterday. Lots of cracks near Canoe Islands, a large area off Diamond Point that froze last only had about 2" and was snow covered.

(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fw203%2Flgsalmon%2FMobile%2520Uploads%2FE41A0793.jpg&hash=9fdd4e0e42bed059f6e6085b1c653427)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Jan 28, 2013, 12:28 PM
Was that open water?  Last night, coming down towards bolton from up north, it looked the entire dark area had locked up.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Jan 28, 2013, 12:38 PM
There was a long strip that was open, can't tell in the pic. The dark ice with no snow can't be very thick.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 28, 2013, 12:41 PM
maybe i missed it somewhere but wondering if there were people venturing out of sawmill up into northwest bay? i usually like a 1200 meter walk out of the lot.. wasnt sure if guys who say they were fishing vets were contained in sawmill bay? ;) appreciate any info
As of Saturday evening. Noone went out that far yet.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: snelly on Jan 28, 2013, 12:46 PM
I'm glad people are getting the message...We used to drill holes and the perch would jump out onto the ice!!!
they have a thread for the b.s.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: NY_trout_nut on Jan 28, 2013, 12:55 PM
how far out is the ice on vets can you get out near crown island yet or out to the narrows from vets
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: njg0621 on Jan 28, 2013, 12:59 PM
Yes. The king is fished out. Everyone stay home please. The off bite has NOTHING to do with the full moon!! Lol


I think the full moon is over rated! If the fish were there but not biting I could see the full moon contributing to it.  The issue is that we drilled 60 holes at assembly point with a VEX and an underwater camera and didn't see a single fish, NOT ONE!   Where are they? I have jigged thousands of them out of there in previous years.  No one addressed JADAMOS question though about the weeds being treated in the lake, is this true? There definitely wasn't even close to as many weeds as there have been in previous years. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: NY_trout_nut on Jan 28, 2013, 01:08 PM
i have heard quite a few rumors on the lake being treated for weeds i asked a dec officer from Saratoga county and when up brought up weed treatment on lakes Saratoa and George especially all he did is smirk and say u obviously know the answer and did your research so i took that as a yes to the weed treatments i replied with god damn yuppies are killing the ny lakes
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jlkachina on Jan 28, 2013, 01:29 PM
someone said that in Lake George that they put 14 miles of mats over the weed beds to kill the Asian clams. Not sure where they were placed but could be a reason for no weeds and no fish
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Jan 28, 2013, 01:46 PM
huletts landing had 4.5 inches caught a wicked slob perch and too average size ones. almost didnt make it out that mountain is brutal with snow on it
How far out did you go?  Looking to get to some deep water by the weekend.  I know what you mean about that mountain, it is a bi#ch both ways, although I think it is steeper on the way in.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sameoljets on Jan 28, 2013, 01:47 PM
there was black ice out there behind crown all the way across.  I imagine wednesday that will be gone.  But..  on the bright side of things it was supposed to 28 degrees this afternoon, currently its 19 in Bolton.  very light snow. about 3 inches.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: trout master 26 on Jan 28, 2013, 03:24 PM
does anybody know if there's ice on anthony's nose and if so how much?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jerseyjunk on Jan 28, 2013, 04:05 PM
I swam over treated beds in August and was surprised
How much weed growth came back.. I did notice less fish
In the areas and they seemed to be stacked on the outside edges. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jerseyjunk on Jan 28, 2013, 04:08 PM
By treated I mean mats.  I think when you find the
Untreated beds they should be loaded
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 28, 2013, 04:31 PM
does anybody know if there's ice on anthony's nose and if so how much?
not all of the south basin is froze yet highly doubt any ice at the nose yet
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Jan 28, 2013, 04:44 PM
someone said that in Lake George that they put 14 miles of mats over the weed beds to kill the Asian clams. Not sure where they were placed but could be a reason for no weeds and no fish

I think he was referring the the matts they put out to control Asian clams near 14 Mile Island. ;) ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 28, 2013, 04:46 PM
had a banner day today,first thing in the am set tip ups for salmon then set up to jig perch,by 11:30 i was at my limit so i went out deeper to try for lakers,ended up with 4 all together,then had a flag and got this 27", 7lbs salmon.all in all a great day on the ice despite the snow,all fish except the perch of course were released
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F031-3.jpg&hash=f8bb903624f7ce09f4f65938ea766c37)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F025-4.jpg&hash=29de48a186342b98a231db431c7cb71f)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F032-2.jpg&hash=23674179a0d164319542cbccd5755ede)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F030-3.jpg&hash=e3256310c36dbff407a39751737432cd)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Jan 28, 2013, 04:47 PM
Way to go mister....  That LL is awesome... ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 28, 2013, 04:49 PM
thanx dom,when you comin out to hit up LG
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Jan 28, 2013, 04:51 PM
Nice salmon. @) Knew there were a few out there, too bad more aren't surviving.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Jan 28, 2013, 04:53 PM
There's that pic.    Wow.  Great job.  I'm going to try and make it out tomorrow.    Going to have Jon pull out my gear lol.   


You getting it mounted?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Jan 28, 2013, 05:02 PM
Def was a great day on the King.  Got tangled up with 4 Lakers while jigging for Perch.  Then tied into one with the Laker pole.  Kept a 24.5.  Ended up 2 for 5 with two lost at the hole.  Buddy landed a 31 on his Perch rig.  Sorry, no pics.  Awesome Salmon, Mealworm!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lakerdave on Jan 28, 2013, 05:15 PM
Wow nice pics . That salmon is awesome
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Jan 28, 2013, 05:27 PM
Nice salmon mealworm. Thats one you wont soon forget. ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Jan 28, 2013, 05:43 PM
that's a beauty salmon. would have put that on the wall fo sure
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: chuckrudy on Jan 28, 2013, 05:48 PM






Beautiful looking fish, congats








Beautiful
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: oglenforfish on Jan 28, 2013, 06:08 PM
is the guy that was talking to cbs6 news today on here? he was just off mdb. just wondering ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Jan 28, 2013, 07:27 PM
Logan you're a better man than I...that salmon would have come home with me ;D

Nice catch man.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: dmc on Jan 28, 2013, 07:55 PM
hows the ice
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Gillpill on Jan 28, 2013, 08:00 PM
had a banner day today,first thing in the am set tip ups for salmon then set up to jig perch,by 11:30 i was at my limit so i went out deeper to try for lakers,ended up with 4 all together,then had a flag and got this 27", 7lbs salmon.all in all a great day on the ice despite the snow,all fish except the perch of course were released
(http://i608.photobucket.com/albums/tt167/mealworm333/031-3.jpg)
(http://i608.photobucket.com/albums/tt167/mealworm333/025-4.jpg)
(http://i608.photobucket.com/albums/tt167/mealworm333/032-2.jpg)
(http://i608.photobucket.com/albums/tt167/mealworm333/030-3.jpg)
awesome salmon man, that must have been a battle
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Barebow on Jan 28, 2013, 09:10 PM
I was up at log bay yesterday, all open water as far as I could see toward Dome and tongue, fished Knapp estate 3 hours marked many fish on bottom at times would sneak up 6 inches and peek at jig, drop back down.  4:30 to almost dark caught perch on every drop, brought home 25 9-11 inchers, almost all caught in one hole 30 minutes...no sizes caught about 30 total and left before dark....Barebow :icefish:
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi960.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fae83%2Fbarebow_album%2Fperch_zps18769a99.jpg&hash=3160bb18db97128b8abb7a4b78937a89)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: gonefishin5021 on Jan 28, 2013, 09:18 PM
It's nice to know you guys like to fish the what? the "KING"  I fished it and I will not again beacuse there are a lot better places to fish  and no boat fees . soft or hard water!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Docholiday on Jan 28, 2013, 09:22 PM
good mess of fish.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Barebow on Jan 28, 2013, 09:24 PM
32 miles of lake and high quality pannies and lakers...why travel....i live here...Sorry you found the 90 percent of the lake with the 10 percent of the fish....Better luck next time....Barebow
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Barebow on Jan 28, 2013, 09:36 PM
It definitely was an odd post for the first post....LOL
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: gonefishin5021 on Jan 28, 2013, 09:38 PM
So  I've gotten  some attention not my point I tried to launch the my boat in the south end in sept but the i can't the rv don't fit under the bridge  sooo I drive to the North end get the Permit at the town hall  and then launch at the park  all in a day's fishing sorry I live in Buffalo area its a little different.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: phantom jigger on Jan 28, 2013, 09:39 PM
Andy thanks for the bite info on Sunday Jamie.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Jan 28, 2013, 10:01 PM
all in all it was a great day out there at huletts landing except when i tried to leave, I had to spin my tires and whip the wheel back and forth just to get up the mountain, huletts is a great  spot to fish and is very picturesque, I could have just sat there all day and took in the view. was any of the people out there members on this site if so, i would love to hear about your day.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: qbyfisher on Jan 28, 2013, 10:38 PM
nice salmon man!!!! ;D :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Chezzo on Jan 29, 2013, 12:59 AM
Anyone know how the ice is out to silver bay?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 29, 2013, 03:39 AM
It's nice to know you guys like to fish the what? the "KING"  I fished it and I will not again beacuse there are a lot better places to fish  and no boat fees . soft or hard water!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
             There are places to launch for free, I know you have to get a LG permit for your boat, but those boats bring invasive species to the lake & it coast money to clean them up, like the Asian Clam. As for hardwater, no fees except for the fishing license & every state has them. I'm not trying to get you to come back, go ahead & stay away give us locals more space to fish. ;D
              & I'm headed out again today. :woot:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice88 on Jan 29, 2013, 04:11 AM
any ice on the king yet??   ::)
i have been doing good out there
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 29, 2013, 05:38 AM

Well now that you've officially broken the ice. ( pun intended ) you can ask other members about how to launch a boat in the king with an rv.  They might tell you that it's not possible... Alota good things on this site. And it's nice to contribute instead of just lurking, might meet some cool people, like this guy mealworm. Nice fish Logan.. Did your knees shake when you got the first glimpse?
thanx Andy! and well everyone else!yeah the heart really got going the first time he flashed the hole and i realized what i had on the line,really didn't get "fish fever" btill i had her on the ice.yes i'm gonna have a replica mount done. the fishin really turned on yesterday have to stay with my son today i may bring him down to see icewanderer for a bit today before i have to pick up my daughter from school.good luck everybody who gets a chance to fish today,i'll be back at again tmrw and the rest of the week
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 29, 2013, 05:40 AM
I was up at log bay yesterday, all open water as far as I could see toward Dome and tongue, fished Knapp estate 3 hours marked many fish on bottom at times would sneak up 6 inches and peek at jig, drop back down.  4:30 to almost dark caught perch on every drop, brought home 25 9-11 inchers, almost all caught in one hole 30 minutes...no sizes caught about 30 total and left before dark....Barebow :icefish:
(http://i960.photobucket.com/albums/ae83/barebow_album/perch_zps18769a99.jpg)
nice pile of fish,all my perch came from 1 hole,then when i moved out to laker country and all the lakers came from 1 hole,thats what i love about out beloved king/queen  @) :icefish:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Jan 29, 2013, 08:07 AM
is anyone going out tomorrow?? If so would you like to hook up and fish together? Was thinking about going to Harris but will meet wherever your going. Not looking for your spot,just want to be around someone when out there. Thanks aj454
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslammer on Jan 29, 2013, 08:07 AM
eastcentral i was out there caught few fish and most were small
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fish magnet70 on Jan 29, 2013, 08:08 AM
 ;D. Real nice fish mealworm !    Congrats!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Jan 29, 2013, 08:14 AM
eastcentral i was out there caught few fish and most were small


the road getting out was terrible i was the guy in the ford taurus haha i had all i could do to get over that mountain
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Reel_Force on Jan 29, 2013, 09:02 AM
Anyone know how the ice is off Ft. Ann ?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 29, 2013, 10:00 AM
thanx Andy! and well everyone else!yeah the heart really got going the first time he flashed the hole and i realized what i had on the line,really didn't get "fish fever" btill i had her on the ice.yes i'm gonna have a replica mount done. the fishin really turned on yesterday have to stay with my son today i may bring him down to see icewanderer for a bit today before i have to pick up my daughter from school.good luck everybody who gets a chance to fish today,i'll be back at again tmrw and the rest of the week
I might just leave work early tomorrow and hunt down that truck of yours.
With some of the beasts your crew has caught. You should be charging some of us to fish next to you. 'Cept me of course.  ;D
Congrats man. Awesome fish!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice tripper on Jan 29, 2013, 11:45 AM
Mealworm great pics,Awesome LL that fish is a thing of beauty.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Jan 29, 2013, 11:50 AM
think this warm weather wiil hurt anything for tomorrow??  going out for the day i hope.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 29, 2013, 11:58 AM
Slower today. I did somehow jig a pike out deep. But with views of those mountains, you can't go wrong.
home already? slow today what did you only get 10 lakers...lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: reddog11 on Jan 29, 2013, 12:14 PM
Went to Bolton yesterday. Don`t go to Dome Island. Me and a buddy walked out there,and we used the spud bar.Only about and inch of ice. We backed out and fished by the Sagamore. Only 2 iches out there. Ice was cracking all day. Moved to a bay and caught a lot of perch. Added 3 lakers also. Be careful at this part of the lake!  :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Jan 29, 2013, 01:49 PM
Fantastic LLS Logan! What a beauty and I commend you for the C & R! Congratulations!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sameoljets on Jan 29, 2013, 02:50 PM
Air temp in bolton. 29,  no rain yet.  Just hoping temps stay lower than predicted
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: riverat24 on Jan 29, 2013, 04:31 PM
@Mealworm- Very impressive day can't see topping that for a while but we can dream.  I've caught some of my best fish in my dreams LOL
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: carpy on Jan 29, 2013, 05:02 PM
AWESOME LL mealworm, great day!!! :thumbsup: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: phantom jigger on Jan 29, 2013, 05:46 PM
Not a bad day on the king 50 perch in 4 hours,had to move and stay with them but its  work the extra work.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 29, 2013, 06:01 PM
Not a bad day on the king 50 perch in 4 hours,had to move and stay with them but its  work the extra work.
glad to hear it! you getting good sized ones
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: phantom jigger on Jan 29, 2013, 06:06 PM
Alot of throw backs at first then they got bigger.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Jan 29, 2013, 06:34 PM
how is harris looking ?  how much ice?? how far out can you go??
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Jan 29, 2013, 06:40 PM
             There are places to launch for free, I know you have to get a LG permit for your boat, but those boats bring invasive species to the lake & it coast money to clean them up, like the Asian Clam. As for hardwater, no fees except for the fishing license & every state has them. I'm not trying to get you to come back, go ahead & stay away give us locals more space to fish. ;D
              & I'm headed out again today. :woot:

those boats bring invasive species?!?!?

its more like the owners that dont clean them/drain livewells/bildge that bring invasive species.

you make it seem like all us boat owners traffic invasive species around with us.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 29, 2013, 07:02 PM
those boats bring invasive species?!?!?

its more like the owners that dont clean them/drain livewells/bildge that bring invasive species.

you make it seem like all us boat owners traffic invasive species around with us.
            You are right, the owner is @ fault, so what your point, a fee is still charged & that's what he complained about. I've been to other states where they require a daily use fee.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lazymanfish on Jan 29, 2013, 07:52 PM
Every lake that has a boat launch has an invasive species issue. Not all have a park commission or a history of trying to keep people off a lake that is owned and governed by rich people. I have fished the lake since I was a kid with my dad since 1976 and even back then fisherman complained about access and excessive rules. Welcome to New York. It is only going to get much worse.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Jan 29, 2013, 08:04 PM
Let's get back to the BS. ;) ;D

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: WHITETAIL111 on Jan 29, 2013, 09:41 PM
Sounds like as this front came in with the crappy weather the fishing picked up.  Anyone else have extremely slow fishing this past Saturday and Sunday.  The bite was non-existent it seemed with the nice weather.  Beautiful days on the ice though.  My highlight was a fish I fought for 15 minutes and never saw it....hooked on a perch jig/very light jig rod.  Light line prevented me from putting any kind of pressure on the fish and when I finally did.....one screaming run put an end to that fight.  Great first day on the ice though.  Areas where the fishing had been fantastic 2 years ago....seemed to hold nothing.  I wasn't even marking them on the vexilar?  Strange.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Jan 29, 2013, 11:19 PM
            You are right, the owner is @ fault, so what your point, a fee is still charged & that's what he complained about. I've been to other states where they require a daily use fee.

http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Take-look-at-boats-greens-tell-state-4173468.php
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 30, 2013, 03:56 AM
Let's get back to the BS. ;) ;D
            Your right JJ, sorry for taking this on further! :-X

             Let's fish!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Jan 30, 2013, 03:59 AM
 :o :owow no response. no one fishing there so more for me. Im going today so if i  go swimming ill let you know. thanks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: WARRIOR_ON_ICE on Jan 30, 2013, 05:55 AM
Ive been out three times to three different spots for perch and have caught dink upon dink?  Anyone else seeing this so far?  I did manage 1 Laker yesterday and had 2 others on very briefly, guess i should have brought my laker gear.

Use tipups with live bait to get keeper perch. The small fatheads are OK, but the 2-3 inch shiners are even better. I only catch perch in the 9 + inch range when using tipups.  Also, a 3 inch shiner can be used to catch any species of fish anywhere, except bluegill or regular sized crappie.

I would rather catch 15 real hefty keeper perch than 50 so-so ones. The occasional pike, pickerel or laker is awesome also.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice88 on Jan 30, 2013, 08:07 AM
You arrived at the perfect time. They shut down for about two hours today. You may have seen the three holes I had to jump from to get a limit. drilled close together.  I told Tom about how good they have been to me and ken  this week. Did Alota damage from that hut. (http://i553.photobucket.com/albums/jj371/bird21s/C175653B-FB0C-414E-B50C-1BFCFE9223F4-655-000000D9786AB36F-1.jpg)
no nice fish hey it was no e to see ken and tell him thank u for the tips
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslammer on Jan 30, 2013, 08:42 AM
nice haul of perch
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 30, 2013, 08:47 AM
Man, I hope they're still slamming like that today. Well done Bird!
I'm close to hooking my brother on the sport finally. One day like that should seal the deal.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Jan 30, 2013, 08:56 AM
You arrived at the perfect time. They shut down for about two hours today. You may have seen the three holes I had to jump from to get a limit. drilled close together.  I told Tom about how good they have been to me and ken  this week. Did Alota damage from that hut. (http://i553.photobucket.com/albums/jj371/bird21s/C175653B-FB0C-414E-B50C-1BFCFE9223F4-655-000000D9786AB36F-1.jpg)
Hey Andy, Did you get done cleaning yet??  Lol.  Nice haul.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Jan 30, 2013, 08:57 AM
Thanks Bird, Now that I have to go work 3 10 hour days.  Oh well, prob have to play hooky on Sat. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: auger7 on Jan 30, 2013, 09:19 AM
Encon states that Perch over 9" have high levels of mercury in the adirondacks and you should eat none. Also the fishing is on the decline due to the newly introduced Asian clams/zebra mussels. I guess we should just stow the auger and wait for spring trout season.  ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Jan 30, 2013, 09:25 AM
Is there any ice on Blair's Bay?  Probably not after this warm up, but I love fishing that bay.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Jan 30, 2013, 10:36 AM
This board is for reports and conditions of the ice only!

If you want to talk about anything else, take it to the lake george BS chat:

http://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/index.php?topic=230074.0 (http://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/index.php?topic=230074.0)

 ::) ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: urrkel on Jan 30, 2013, 11:39 AM
Encon states that Perch over 9" have high levels of mercury in the adirondacks and you should eat none. Also the fishing is on the decline due to the newly introduced Asian clams/zebra mussels. I guess we should just stow the auger and wait for spring trout season.  ::)
it states that women and children should eat none
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 30, 2013, 03:19 PM
fished lakers today ended up with 7 all short,6 jiggin and 1 on tip up.lost a keeper size 1 at the whole and had a few missed hits.the snow that wax on the ice melted and water was swirling in the holes pretty good,curious to see how the ice holds up after the 3" of rain we're supposed to get.there was 2" of water on the ice already with the snow melt. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: qbyfisher on Jan 30, 2013, 04:44 PM
cool vid man :clap:

 look at the water swirl going on in the hole there :o
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: nightfisher on Jan 30, 2013, 05:07 PM
You gotta love clear ice. great vid. Had that 2 years ago. could see them 20 feet away under the ice.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: stretch2 on Jan 30, 2013, 05:13 PM
That is a great looking video.  Looks like a real nice fish.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Jan 30, 2013, 05:14 PM
Very cool vid @)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Jan 30, 2013, 05:21 PM
This is why I love George.  9 more today:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do11ud_amCI&feature=youtu.be (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do11ud_amCI&feature=youtu.be)

you suck  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 30, 2013, 05:24 PM
you suck  ;D
he does,thought i was big business with my 7,"oh he he he i got 9 he says" next time jon, next time
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 30, 2013, 05:40 PM
This is why I love George.  9 more today:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do11ud_amCI&feature=youtu.be (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do11ud_amCI&feature=youtu.be)
            Boy you're full of surprises, I didn't know you made that video out there today, of course I was trying to catch my own fish.

he does,thought i was big business with my 7,"oh he he he i got 9 he says" next time jon, next time
            I got 5 :'(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: roundlakeNY on Jan 30, 2013, 05:50 PM
Sweet
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jflood on Jan 30, 2013, 06:24 PM
love the video, love the pics anyone know how things look in terms of ice thickness after this rain and warmth.. ???Thinking about coming up Friday.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Jan 30, 2013, 06:35 PM
man its really melting right now... 50 degrees still this sucks i know its not gonna be safe in some spots if you do go out make sure your extra careful its really raining and when there is alot of water on the ice it sinks down and the more it sinks the more it melts...


BE SAFE AND USE A SPUD BAR... UNLESS YOU WANT TO GO SWIMMING
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pedro on Jan 30, 2013, 06:54 PM
Nice fish video, cool to watch them work it under clear ice!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pedro on Jan 30, 2013, 06:55 PM
How was the ice on Harris bay today with all the warmth and rain!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: oglenforfish on Jan 30, 2013, 07:00 PM
man don't look like too much ice in that vid! be careful guys!! :o
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Jan 30, 2013, 07:09 PM
be careful after tonight boys!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Jan 30, 2013, 07:13 PM
Cool video Jon, like a giant magnifying glass! Good work today Bro!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: phantom jigger on Jan 30, 2013, 07:40 PM
Nice video just got a bunch of New laker jigs can't wait till Saturday,perch  in the am Lakers  in the afternoon
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Jan 30, 2013, 08:25 PM
The black ice is deceiving.  There's a good 5-6" there.
Were you off MDB?  That seems to have the most ice on the lake.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Jan 30, 2013, 10:14 PM
Were you off MDB?  That seems to have the most ice on the lake.
 

I was at huletts landing on monday 4-6 inches and locked up as far as the eye could see
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IceNeck9292 on Jan 30, 2013, 10:37 PM
Nice vid.. hopimg to get out and wet a line Saturday. It work once let's do it again guys pray for that dam jack frost to come again.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Reel_Force on Jan 30, 2013, 11:14 PM
Called Mr. Jack Frost tonight - said for the next 10 days high temps will be in the low 30's - lows will be in the teens to low 20's.  I just hope Jack likes to ice fish ... or if he is full of jack :o
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice88 on Jan 31, 2013, 04:27 AM
fished lakers today ended up with 7 all short,6 jiggin and 1 on tip up.lost a keeper size 1 at the whole and had a few missed hits.the snow that wax on the ice melted and water was swirling in the holes pretty good,curious to see how the ice holds up after the 3" of rain we're supposed to get.there was 2" of water on the ice already with the snow melt.
hope we can still get out there
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Jan 31, 2013, 09:52 AM
Any word on how she's holding with this wind?


    Take a look...   This was solid yesterday..
  http://webcam.thealgonquin.com:8080/view/index.shtml   (http://webcam.thealgonquin.com:8080/view/index.shtml)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fl18guy on Jan 31, 2013, 09:55 AM
camera dosent work for me. Was it working for you raquette. Maybe i have a older operating system.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Jan 31, 2013, 09:58 AM
 ???   Works for me...  Just takes a couple seconds..
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 31, 2013, 10:09 AM
The black ice is deceiving.  There's a good 5-6" there.
Awesome video man.
You should have stayed man. It was slow until we cut a couple magic holes where mealworm pointed us towards.
Once the rain started really coming down the perch started charging up 3' or more to smash our Halis.
Crazy action. I had to stop fishing ( Limit) and pick up while Tank took a few more. We pushed it right up until dark.
One of the creepiest walks off the ice I've taken. It was down to 4" by the time we left with 2" of water on top.
Couldn't see a darn thing walking back in.
The 2 of us took 90 with a bonus Seed.  ;D
 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 31, 2013, 10:17 AM
Awesome video man.
You should have stayed man. It was slow until we cut a couple magic holes where mealworm pointed us towards.
Once the rain started really coming down the perch started charging up 3' or more to smash our Halis.
Crazy action. I had to stop fishing ( Limit) and pick up while Tank took a few more. We pushed it right up until dark.
One of the creepiest walks off the ice I've taken. It was down to 4" by the time we left with 2" of water on top.
Couldn't see a darn thing walking back in.
The 2 of us took 90 with a bonus Seed.  ;D
glad you were able to find them,hopefully the ice holds up so i can bring you the sweet spot for jumbo perch and pike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fl18guy on Jan 31, 2013, 10:21 AM
raquette.
 it wont work, must be my computer.  Load up a white screen, and then to black and nothing happens or loads. oh well.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 31, 2013, 10:24 AM
raquette.
 it wont work, must be my computer.  Load up a white screen, and then to black and nothing happens or loads. oh well.
must you PC link works fine for me,some open water right in front of the Algonquin,but there are bubblers there,also was able to move the camera to look between the islands and saw white caps out in the middle of the lake....not good
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Jan 31, 2013, 10:29 AM
Try this and click on, view our web cam..     http://thealgonquin.com/home.asp   (http://thealgonquin.com/home.asp)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Chase88 on Jan 31, 2013, 12:45 PM
Lake George is open from Long Island north to Montcalm Pt. The wind and rain opened it right up again.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slipbob on Jan 31, 2013, 12:58 PM
Lake George is open from Long Island north to Montcalm Pt. The wind and rain opened it right up again.

That area was mostly open Saturday anyway so it couldn't have had more than an inch or two.  We should still be OK for the weekend on the places that had 5". 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Chase88 on Jan 31, 2013, 01:29 PM
Unfortunately right now that wind is hauling.... Its chewing up large areas of ice. Be careful any where you go...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slipbob on Jan 31, 2013, 01:45 PM
Unfortunately right now that wind is hauling.... Its chewing up large areas of ice. Be careful any where you go...

Thanks for the update.  Might have to do some driving around to get on.  Hopefully some of the bays and the south end can hold up.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 31, 2013, 02:37 PM
shoreline is pretty busted up and very thin i threw a rock about 10' out,it did not go all the way through but did put a hole in the ice,gonna need a couple of cold days to strengthen back up
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 31, 2013, 03:17 PM
shoreline is pretty busted up and very thin i threw a rock about 10' out,it did not go all the way through but did put a hole in the ice,gonna need a couple of cold days to strengthen back up
Did you do that where we fished yesterday?!?!
Say it ain't so Mealworm! Say it ain't so!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 31, 2013, 03:28 PM
Did you do that where we fished yesterday?!?!
Say it ain't so Mealworm! Say it ain't so!
yup,i know i know it sux
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Jan 31, 2013, 03:31 PM
looks like the next 36 hours should cure what ails the shoreline...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jflood on Jan 31, 2013, 04:02 PM
Took tomorrow off if. Going to try huddle bay to start. Quick stop at fish307 in the am. PM me if your looking for a fishing partner.  Anyone have a report on ice thickness, shoreline from today?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Jan 31, 2013, 05:23 PM
The huddle webcam looked bad today..and that was early
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 31, 2013, 05:42 PM
Took tomorrow off if. Going to try huddle bay to start. Quick stop at fish307 in the am. PM me if your looking for a fishing partner.  Anyone have a report on ice thickness, shoreline from today?
bring a plank just in case the shore is  bad
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jflood on Jan 31, 2013, 06:57 PM
Are there better areas to access ??? was anyone out there today?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: qbyfisher on Jan 31, 2013, 08:05 PM
took a ride up like mealworm said the shoreline is pretty beat up  hopefully the wind will die down aand get some cold temps to sew her back up to safe fishin status :tipup:

   if anyone does venture out stay on top stay safe and fish on :icefish:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Jan 31, 2013, 08:18 PM
Are there better areas to access ??? was anyone out there today?
i saw a post on fish 307.said guys were fishing sawmill bay off vets today
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sameoljets on Jan 31, 2013, 08:32 PM
Guys I will look after work tommorrow and check vets and bixby and huddle.  I don't fish those areas I'm a laker guy.  I will give u my honest reading.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tipupjeff521 on Jan 31, 2013, 08:48 PM
Eastern central how was huletts landing looking?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IceNeck9292 on Jan 31, 2013, 09:55 PM
Vets park... how far of a walk from the truck till good fishing
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 01, 2013, 04:27 AM

           I saw 2 guys out yesterday @ Sandy Bay/Kattskill Bay, they must have gotten on either off Cleverdale, or the marina in Warner Bay. We are headed out this morning to our laker grounds, Oh try getting on @ Hearthstone, it's protected from west winds, the shore might be good there. I hasve 16* here now so this cold might be enough to tighten this up enough.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 01, 2013, 09:42 AM
Eastern central how was huletts landing looking?

there was 4-6 inches but that was on monday... all i can say is good luck that spot is killer for perch and lakers
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jflood on Feb 01, 2013, 04:40 PM
fished huddle, stayed between the island and the shore. 5-6 inch's of good black ice.  windy as heck to day..caught some perch and one sucker. Very surprised by the sucker ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Reel_Force on Feb 01, 2013, 04:43 PM
fished huddle, stayed between the island and the shore. 5-6 inch's of good black ice.  windy as heck to day..caught some perch and one sucker. Very surprised by the sucker ::)

Were you with a group of others ?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 01, 2013, 05:18 PM
fished the west side of the lake,lost about 2" of ice and we needed a plank to get on and off the ice,should tighten up tonite,and hopefully gain some more ice.it was pretty windy the laker bite wasn't bad till around noon then died off,i ended up with 4, 2 keeper size and 2 short.checked some sacred perch grounds out for tmrw looks good hopefully get some pikes and perches.good luck and stay safe all who venture out this weekend
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Cdinger33 on Feb 01, 2013, 05:31 PM
Where's a safe spot to do some perching tomorrow as much as I love lakers still learning lake George is hen and chickens island frozen it's across the lake from huddle bay thanks guys
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 01, 2013, 05:50 PM
harris bay
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 01, 2013, 06:09 PM
Where's a safe spot to do some perching tomorrow as much as I love lakers still learning lake George is hen and chickens island frozen it's across the lake from huddle bay thanks guys
             Try Kattskill/ Sandy Bay near the Cleverdale shore. There is open water from north end of long island going @ angle to the west north. Wind was wicked yesterday/last night.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 01, 2013, 09:16 PM
Hoping to get on somewhere Sat (Tomm).  Any pms from friends are greatly appreciated.  Interested in Hearthstone and Huddle. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tipsybucket on Feb 01, 2013, 09:34 PM
I wouldn't put all your eggs in the Hens and Chickens basket this weekend...  Not much ice there last weekend and the wind probably tore it apart during the warmup.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Barebow on Feb 01, 2013, 09:49 PM
Agree with previous post, only had 1.5 to 3incches where they hang out, was scary as all get out.....barebow :icefish:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Cdinger33 on Feb 01, 2013, 10:21 PM
Thanks guys
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslammer on Feb 02, 2013, 03:54 AM
Good luck and be safe wherever you may fish
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 02, 2013, 03:59 AM
Hoping to get on somewhere Sat (Tomm).  Any pms from friends are greatly appreciated.  Interested in Hearthstone and Huddle.
               Try Huddle, Harris, MDB, Hearthstone, Saw Mill. Diamond pt. are all good spots.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 02, 2013, 05:00 AM
Thanks Jeff,  Just wasn't sure how the shorelines are looking yet.  Getting ready to head out the door.  Good luck!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jflood on Feb 02, 2013, 07:07 AM
Were you with a group of others ?
yup...I was fishing solo though :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Reel_Force on Feb 02, 2013, 01:31 PM
yup...I was fishing solo though :tipup:

someone  ::) was spying on you ....

(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi29.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fc278%2FScotia_Hunter%2Flg_zps865195c9.jpg&hash=0bd52ca4a27d70b120158340a0a3ada3)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 02, 2013, 01:43 PM
Went out of mdb today. Fished from 25 to 60 Dow. Nothing.  Same water, New spot tomorrow.
NNo clue where but ill be there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tipupjeff521 on Feb 02, 2013, 02:04 PM
Eastern did you park at the marina and get on there? Wassnt sure if anyone would give you any problems, it seems pretty provate
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishngameguy2 on Feb 02, 2013, 02:25 PM
Looking to get out for the first time this year.  Looking for info on how far out Harris is fishable.  Can you get out to the end of Cleverdale or the trench by Long Island???  Any info would be much appreciated.  I did a drive by on the West side yesterday - guys fishing , Huddle, cotton, sawmill, - Appears to be good ice out to the end of Green Island.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 02, 2013, 03:21 PM
right by basin bay

(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F004_zps3dde6d97.jpg&hash=bba014f59b34ce2d5024ce7c08893d6f)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F005_zps8380901f.jpg&hash=ff9f4b4807153dde084bf017fb186e02)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F006_zps10aae635.jpg&hash=aa8ed0232ede83413e103954bbfde12f)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F007_zps8268205b.jpg&hash=cf59bf4c1221f1643cce8aa469200a82)


once the wind picked up the ice started making some noise flexing with all the waves,the wind was blowing right into the bay, where the water ice line was prolly lost 10' of ice.we were on 5" of solid black 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jkbugger on Feb 02, 2013, 03:24 PM
Does anyone know if you have to pay to go to hearthstone park
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 02, 2013, 03:27 PM
Does anyone know if you have to pay to go to hearthstone park
nope! its free
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 02, 2013, 03:36 PM
Nice pics mealworm.      I actually made it out for the first time in awhile.  Meet up with all the guys and got some perch.     I left after Jamey but before Jon.   Not a bad day on the lake
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 02, 2013, 03:43 PM
Nice pics mealworm.      I actually made it out for the first time in awhile.  Meet up with all the guys and got some perch.     I left after Jamey but before Jon.   Not a bad day on the lake
no lakers? we got into a fierce perch bite, set for pike had 3 flags 1 bass
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 02, 2013, 03:48 PM
 :roflmao:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 02, 2013, 03:49 PM
Slow on the lakers, at least for us.  I'm glad Jack got some but wish we could've done better for him.  Ship of Fools left about the right time although I managed to coax a couple  more after he left. 

u fishin tmrw,i'm gonna try to get on some lakers again
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 02, 2013, 03:56 PM
Jamey and I will be on the perch grounds in the morning.     I might try for some lakers
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MSicefisher17 on Feb 02, 2013, 03:59 PM
I'm looking to drive up from Long Island for a day trip tomorrow. Don't know many spots, I've only ever fished Harris Bay for perch in the 40' depths. If anyone could tell me how Harris is looking or any pointers it would be much appreciated. Just a 17 year old kid who loves to ice fish
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 02, 2013, 04:14 PM
No I'm spending the day with the wife, get some errands done.  I'll be back Monday.
good maybe i'll be able to catch up to you tmrw.....think i got a ways to go though, i'm up to 17



Jamey and I will be on the perch grounds in the morning.     I might try for some lakers
i just can't get into this perch fishing thing this year,for some reason all i can think about is lakers
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 02, 2013, 04:15 PM
I'm looking to drive up from Long Island for a day trip tomorrow. Don't know many spots, I've only ever fished Harris Bay for perch in the 40' depths. If anyone could tell me how Harris is looking or any pointers it would be much appreciated. Just a 17 year old kid who loves to ice fish
what are you wanting to catch ?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 02, 2013, 04:19 PM
you suck  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MSicefisher17 on Feb 02, 2013, 04:26 PM
what are you wanting to catch ?

Perch, I've never tried for lakers
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 02, 2013, 04:29 PM
to be honest harris bay is prolly your best bet also try vets park or huddle bay or even million dollar beech
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 02, 2013, 04:36 PM
Jon can't be at 22.  He only has 20 fingers and toes
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 02, 2013, 04:52 PM
nice job out there guys. im gonna find them tomorrow if its the last thing I do.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 02, 2013, 04:54 PM
 
Jon can't be at 22.  He only has 20 fingers and toes
             :roflmao:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Feb 02, 2013, 05:23 PM
Jon can't be at 22.  He only has 20 fingers and toes

he must be using someone else's math   ;D

hope to get out there this week with you guys. combsey got me on a couple with the tips ups, now it's time to graduate to the jigging for lakers
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Feb 02, 2013, 05:33 PM
good maybe i'll be able to catch up to you tmrw.....think i got a ways to go though, i'm up to 17


i just can't get into this perch fishing thing this year,for some reason all i can think about is lakers
Looks like you were closer to the open water than I was....sounded like a train though when the wind was blowin'.

I'm addicted to perch...got a laker , 2 nice bass a cisco and lost another laker jigging perch today. I get just enough taste of catching other fish  so I don't bother jiggin' for lakers
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Feb 02, 2013, 05:39 PM
you suck  ;D



I have told him that a few times this year too  ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 02, 2013, 06:29 PM
Eastern did you park at the marina and get on there? Wassnt sure if anyone would give you any problems, it seems pretty provate

nope follow the signs and they will bring you to the county beach
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 02, 2013, 06:39 PM
Looks like you were closer to the open water than I was....sounded like a train though when the wind was blowin'.

I'm addicted to perch...got a laker , 2 nice bass a cisco and lost another laker jigging perch today. I get just enough taste of catching other fish  so I don't bother jiggin' for lakers
man it was a bit nerve racking when the wind kicked up and the ice was making those noises,then got real sketchy when we started loosing ice and the ice seem to sink in certain spots.idk what happen just not so obsessed with perch this year like past years,but don't worry left with a full pale today  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 02, 2013, 07:09 PM
Jon can't be at 22.  He only has 20 fingers and toes

LOL!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Feb 02, 2013, 08:13 PM
Fished out of Huletts today. 4-5" black ice all the way out to the middle.  Laker bite shut off around 10.  Slow day with a lot of wind.  Great to be back on the ice.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 03, 2013, 06:15 AM
fishwd the same bay combsey fished. got a dozen slab perch. 3 lakers and 1 salmon. pics to come
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Feb 03, 2013, 06:22 AM
fishwd the same bay combsey fished. got a dozen slab perch. 3 lakers and 1 salmon. pics to come

pics or it didn't happen   ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 03, 2013, 07:20 AM
and i got my  first vex!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 03, 2013, 08:00 AM
Yeah your dad said you guys got one.    How was the night bite with David.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: matthews88 on Feb 03, 2013, 08:16 AM
man it was a bit nerve racking when the wind kicked up and the ice was making those noises,then got real sketchy when we started loosing ice and the ice seem to sink in certain spots.idk what happen just not so obsessed with perch this year like past years,but don't worry left with a full pale today  ;)
.  MeLworm is it tr
ue they used mats to kill off the weed beds in harris bay want to make the trip up for perch driving from oneonta just asking if the perch are still there if all weed beds are gone
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 03, 2013, 10:50 AM
Fished out of Huletts today. 4-5" black ice all the way out to the middle.  Laker bite shut off around 10.  Slow day with a lot of wind.  Great to be back on the ice.
I like that spot..how far out? I only caught big perch out there last time even though i was set up for lakers
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 03, 2013, 11:13 AM
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi960.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fae88%2Fbluemountainlaker%2FFacebook%2FProfile%2520Pictures%2F644219_491383884241705_522571008_n.jpg&hash=5b16dd78d94b6e28672bd802528c9ec6)


it was dead! i need to find a new crappy lake. you wanna go out soon?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Feb 03, 2013, 12:27 PM
looks like greg got a nice one
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 03, 2013, 01:28 PM
If you look. To the left of Greg you can see me, prchslyr and the rest of the crew lol. We only had like 12 of us out there
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 03, 2013, 03:20 PM
wow laker bite was tough for me today got none big ole skunk on the day >:(,marked a ton of fish just no takers,but it was beautiful out there.when we first got on the laker spot my buddy found a mourning dove frozen to the ice,he put is shanty over the dove and cranked up the heat till the dove was able to free itself,the dove hung out in my buddys shack and rested on his gloves till about noon then it took off,it didn't get to far before it landed on the ice again,the poor thing was injured pretty bad so we let it be and let nature run her course.couple of the guys i fished iced  4  lakers then when i left they went and hit the perch beds.saw that most of the open water by the sagamore and NW bay down to south of cotton point froze or refroze this am  :).it would be nice to get on some other deep water laker grounds.well we'll see what happens next weekend, back to the work thing tmrw  :'(
i know how much everybody loves pics so heres a few from the day
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F002_zpsfcf615f7.jpg&hash=a965594346c18cfe4f77ef58db3342cf)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F005_zps46d647fc.jpg&hash=c743a49f3d23918e5aa8f016b22a5b03)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F006_zps8ad3fc8d.jpg&hash=08c60cd180824f6095e4ec662f8c3470)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F007_zpsd100aeaf.jpg&hash=1eb89ab98934fadbb8782804de3248e6)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F008_zpsb4297a7c.jpg&hash=86d1df7eb633f33577a6cbae86bf8c8e)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F010_zpsf796f3b5.jpg&hash=49be47db09d839f884dddceab5bebba3)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi608.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Ftt167%2Fmealworm333%2F018_zps1381187e.jpg&hash=333ca4fde0bdfbf6c0a23beeba08735f)


Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 03, 2013, 03:22 PM
.  MeLworm is it tr
ue they used mats to kill off the weed beds in harris bay want to make the trip up for perch driving from oneonta just asking if the perch are still there if all weed beds are gone
perch fishing is fine on harris just have to find them ,i'm not sure if harris has mats or not  iknow a few bays have mats to try to kill off asian clams
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 03, 2013, 03:24 PM
fishwd the same bay combsey fished. got a dozen slab perch. 3 lakers and 1 salmon. pics to come
wheres the salmon pics ????!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Feb 03, 2013, 03:40 PM
You're right we all love pics and that was a nice thing to do trying to help out that dove :) karma will be on his side.

Glad to hear it glazed over again...gonna be windy tomorrow maybe it'll hold up.

Taking a vacation day tomorrow...probably sail around the ice in the flip-over :o
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 03, 2013, 04:17 PM
Nice.  Now I don't feel so bad.  Can't believe you missed your limit. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: oglenforfish on Feb 03, 2013, 04:44 PM
Went to Harris today some one had a fourwheeler out there and was fine by next weekend I hope I don't have to walk! :) we had 5 to 6 inches every were.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 03, 2013, 05:25 PM
yea i got a quick 40 and no phone!! did mark 2 lakers out there right at dusk. be back out in the am in a black shappelle 4000 shanty
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 03, 2013, 06:53 PM
Tough bite on Sat.  Caught 1 short while looking for Perch.  Marked plenty of Lakers in deeper water, but no customers.  Might fish Tues.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jigewidit on Feb 03, 2013, 07:40 PM
fished off peak 9-2,Diamond Pt. managed enough for a good meal. ice was 4" and cracking - pressure ridge close to shore was getting a little iffy in the blazen sun.  :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adksmitty on Feb 03, 2013, 08:06 PM
Looking to get out Wednesday. Would like to go for perch and lakers. Kingfisher you still out there ?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Feb 03, 2013, 08:17 PM
I like that spot..how far out? I only caught big perch out there last time even though i was set up for lakers
Probably about a third of the way across, I just walk out until I hit 75-80 feet, then move around.  I
took a walk out to the middle just to test the thickness.  I usually like to fish farther out, but the wind was too
wicked on Saturday.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 03, 2013, 08:30 PM
i plan on getting back out there and pul up a laker or two this week hopefully we wont get any snow that day or i will be stuck again ahaha
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 04, 2013, 06:55 AM
walked on the ice at about 630 yesterday strait out from the beach at hearthstone. we ran tip ups from about 70 ft to a 100fow. had 3 flags by 730 with 2 short lakers to show for it. I want to say thank you to those who have given me tips on jigging lakers. Got 4 yesterday on the jigging rod and will be back first thing Saturday morning to try to get my numbers up. what a great time that is.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 04, 2013, 07:14 AM
any of you guys ever fish for lakers at night? got real hooked on jigging them yesterday and wont be able to make it out for a morning/day trip until the weekend. but if theres a chance I could get into them after dark ill shoot up a couple nights after work. thanks for any info.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 04, 2013, 08:27 AM
walked on the ice at about 630 yesterday strait out from the beach at hearthstone. we ran tip ups from about 70 ft to a 100fow. had 3 flags by 730 with 2 short lakers to show for it. I want to say thank you to those who have given me tips on jigging lakers. Got 4 yesterday on the jigging rod and will be back first thing Saturday morning to try to get my numbers up. what a great time that is.
Hey Jimi, Welcome to the addiction.  I started jigging for them three years ago and haven't stopped yet.  I don't know about the night thing.  To me they seem to shut down before dark thirty.  If you don't have electronics yet, that makes the game even more fun. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 04, 2013, 09:11 AM
I have a showdown ice troller I let others use and I use my hummingbird matrix 12 fish finder off my boat.  Had some guys tell me the fish finder wouldny work that well unless I got a ice ducer for it. Well I love it as is. Can see my jig clear down  100 + and can seefish chasing clear as day. Also can zoom quite a bit on bottom and can see my jig lifting just a couple inches off bottom. Needless to say ill be back out jigging asap and the tip ups will be in the shed.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 04, 2013, 09:28 AM
Well I joined the " iPhone down the hole " club today. Snagged two lakers and left with 41 perch. Perch were getting bigger when I decided to test the " gravitational pull " an ice hole has theory. Gets it every time. And by it I mean anything you drop while ice fishing lol. I dropped down right after and nailed a pig. Had to leave couldn't take it, tomorrow I'm going to try a camera see if I can snag it. Still ringing not going straight to voicemail so there's hope. Or at least the otter box is salvageable.
We did really well first thing in the morning where I set up. I should have made my way over to you earlier on. I could see you guys rippin' lips from where I was. I had a hard time leaving the marks on my flasher that just wouldn't bite.
I layed the law down on a few people over the weekend for calling my phone when they know I'm fishing. I think momma is still mad at me. ;D I'll pick up my phone if I'm supposed to be meeting someone or one of my kids are calling. Everything else has to wait until I'm done.  ;D
Overall a good weekend for my boys and I. It was the last weekend my youngest will be able to fish this year. They took 60 on Saturday. I was happy he was able to kill em one last time this year. I took 30 more yesterday. I had a 2 hour session with the fillet board last night that seemed never ending. We've piled 7 quarts of fillets in the freezer this year and have eaten about as much. I've got some major things happening that are going to put a damper on the fishing for the kids and I. Hopefully we're back in action before all the ice is gone.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 04, 2013, 09:37 AM
Hey slayer. Because I like you ill go out of my way to keep an eye on your perch grounds while your out of commission. Just send me the GPS coordinates and ill make sure they are still there when you get back out.  ;D ::) jk man nice job putting some in the freezer. Your group sure  is killin it out the. Nice job guys.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 04, 2013, 09:45 AM
Hey slayer. Because I like you ill go out of my way to keep an eye on your perch grounds while your out of commission. Just send me the GPS coordinates and ill make sure they are still there when you get back out.  ;D ::) jk man nice job putting some in the freezer. Your group sure  is killin it out the. Nice job guys.
Mealworm knows where I live.  ;D He got me fishing there.  :-X
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 04, 2013, 10:35 AM
Welcome to the cell phone on the bottom of George club!  Nice meeting you a couple weeks back by the way!

You hear about the "Vexilar Down the Hole Club?" I'm not only a member, I'm the President and CEO! I started the club on Raquette Lake in 2006!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 04, 2013, 11:20 AM
well i killed the perch today slayer! me and my bro limmitied in 3 hours and my dad got 2 lakers. saw icewander and jon ny out. things seemed slow for them. hope you guys killed them after i left
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Feb 04, 2013, 11:22 AM
You hear about the "Vexilar Down the Hole Club?" I'm not only a member, I'm the President and CEO! I started the club on Raquette Lake in 2006!
what size hole were you cutting that day?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: matthews88 on Feb 04, 2013, 11:40 AM
You hear about the "Vexilar Down the Hole Club?" I'm not only a member, I'm the President and CEO! I started the club on Raquette Lake in 20
well i killed the perch today slayer! me and my bro limmitied in 3 hours and my dad got 2 lakers. saw icewander and jon ny out. things seemed slow for them. hope you guys killed them after i left
enot looking for someones hotspots just wondering how perch bite is on harris have 2hr drive
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 04, 2013, 11:48 AM
well i killed the perch today slayer! me and my bro limmitied in 3 hours and my dad got 2 lakers. saw icewander and jon ny out. things seemed slow for them. hope you guys killed them after i left
We want pics or it never happened.  ;D
Kidding man. Nice job. Perch fishing can be top notch down there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Durant on Feb 04, 2013, 12:40 PM
Hey blue what group were you?    I watched people fishing for awhile and didn't see any action so I went for a ride to the beach area where the bite was not
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 04, 2013, 12:42 PM
what size hole were you cutting that day?

10" Was inside my Frabill Cub, very windy. Stepped out for a second, wind dumped shanty over and the vex slid right down the hole! I couldn't make that shot again if I tried a mlion time! Haha! Wanted to puke!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 04, 2013, 12:47 PM
ow it happened. ill go take a pic! i have no reports of anywere else on the lake except the sworn honeyhole perchslayer showed me.  i prolly could have gotten more lakers but 40mph winds suck!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 04, 2013, 12:55 PM
ow it happened. ill go take a pic! i have no reports of anywere else on the lake except the sworn honeyhole perchslayer showed me.  i prolly could have gotten more lakers but 40mph winds suck!
Wasn't it your girlfriend Combsey that sent you down there yesterday? 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 04, 2013, 12:58 PM
haha i actually called him about another spot but he sent me down your way cause. and i cant belive he passed up fishin for the superbowl! go ravens!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 04, 2013, 02:42 PM
Really a Ravens comment.       That's as screwed up as your fish count
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 04, 2013, 02:52 PM
I definitely want nothing to do with that club. I'm attaching floats to everything lol. No luck on getting a camera going to keep trying. Got 32 decent perch a gill and 24" laker before the wind ruined things. Buddy got a pb laker 7lbs 28 inches. Love jigging perch getting nice lakers.
(http://i553.photobucket.com/albums/jj371/bird21s/1d51cf77b1bcc17b2006f348e0b4fb54.jpg)
Gotta love the bonus Lakers.  I've caught 7 in the last three outings for Perch!  Esp. fun seeing the mark on the vex and giving them a jiggle. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 04, 2013, 02:59 PM
Prefer catching them on the Laker rod though.  Here's one from the archives.
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1126.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fl604%2F5watchman5%2F1297831594.jpg&hash=1c2768829e4d9a63b56715a6ade5bd5b)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 04, 2013, 03:15 PM
How you been stranger you fishing Thursday
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 04, 2013, 04:59 PM
Hey Jason!  Unfortunately I have to report to my place of employment on Thursday.  Stay in touch though if you want to get out there.  I'm prob gonna stay on the King now as long as possible.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 04, 2013, 05:42 PM
Man my first experience of laker jigging led to a quick hundred dollar order at basspro. I think iv got a problem when it comes to letting these things become an obsession.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 04, 2013, 05:48 PM

          LG was pretty empty, bluemountainlaker left it was Jon, myself & a friend, the wind really picked up out where I was fishing. Check out this slideshow, no fish.
 (https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fs1214.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fcc483%2FADKSPORTSMAN%2Fth_sunriseonLG2-4-13012.jpg&hash=b4154864247698470d63716a15382e0b) (http://s1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc483/ADKSPORTSMAN/?action=view&current=49a0e2e0.pbw)

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adksmitty on Feb 04, 2013, 06:07 PM
I definitely want nothing to do with that club. I'm attaching floats to everything lol. No luck on getting a camera going to keep trying. Got 32 decent perch a gill and 24" laker before the wind ruined things. Buddy got a pb laker 7lbs 28 inches. Love jigging perch getting nice lakers.
(http://i553.photobucket.com/albums/jj371/bird21s/1d51cf77b1bcc17b2006f348e0b4fb54.jpg)
can not wait no longer. Need to get jiggy with it. Nice laker.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Feb 04, 2013, 06:51 PM
          LG was pretty empty, bluemountainlaker left it was Jon, myself & a friend, the wind really picked up out where I was fishing. Check out this slideshow, no fish.
 (https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fs1214.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fcc483%2FADKSPORTSMAN%2Fth_sunriseonLG2-4-13012.jpg&hash=b4154864247698470d63716a15382e0b) (http://s1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc483/ADKSPORTSMAN/?action=view&current=49a0e2e0.pbw)
You're right,very few out there today. Wind was wicked...my buddy lost a bucket and a spare perch rod. Had to be rolling 30mph towards the open water. Got a bunch of perch but no accidental lakers today.Back to work for the week. Nice slideshow :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 04, 2013, 07:46 PM
going to the weekend how is the ice on mdb good enough for a sled?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 04, 2013, 09:08 PM
there were quite a few wheelers out on mdb on Saturday.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jwania on Feb 05, 2013, 06:56 AM
Does anyone know if the conditions are safe going out in Hague at Memorial Park? Looking to head up there this weekend.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 05, 2013, 07:51 AM
yeah sweet its gotta be making ice pretty well becuase its been pretty cold
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slipbob on Feb 05, 2013, 07:56 AM
Does anyone know if the conditions are safe going out in Hague at Memorial Park? Looking to head up there this weekend.

Was all open water Saturday and probably still is.  Bring the boat and don't forget the life jacket if you plan on going to Hague :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 05, 2013, 10:06 AM
gonna be cold all week. Hopefuly make more ice. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Feb 05, 2013, 10:33 AM
hopefully there's some lakers left for me thursday. combsey and jon swear they are going to put me on em   ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 05, 2013, 11:00 AM
hopefully there's some lakers left for me thursday. combsey and jon swear they are going to put me on em   ;D
Good luck getting Combsey on the ice this year.
He's being all old n stuff. Working and complaining about his aching back.  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Feb 05, 2013, 11:07 AM
Good luck getting Combsey on the ice this year.
He's being all old n stuff. Working and complaining about his aching back.  ;D

lol, i won't tell you what he said about you last yr  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jwania on Feb 05, 2013, 11:18 AM
thanks for the reply slipbob..how about Silver Bay? Is there a place to park and acces the lake if ice conditions are good? Also, I hear Bullwaga on Champlain is a great place also...thoughts?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 05, 2013, 11:53 AM
Ill. Be out Thursday.     And how many times did you make it out last year?     
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 05, 2013, 11:59 AM
Ill. Be out Thursday.     And how many times did you make it out last year?   
I asked for it. I think I made it out more times last week than the entire previous year. But hey, I had fun!  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 05, 2013, 03:45 PM

                Warning guys the dock @ Huddle Beach rd. has a bubblier & looks sketchy getting on there. >:(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adksmitty on Feb 05, 2013, 03:50 PM
How is hearth ? Is it safe. And is it ok to walk out aways to the north ? Should you recomend parking at the topp ? Anyone else going? My buddy backed out. Had to work. Just me and my fl18.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Iamthenextone34 on Feb 05, 2013, 03:55 PM
Hey guys I'm new to the site I'm hitting lake George tomorrow for perch any good luck in Harris bay?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 05, 2013, 04:58 PM
How is hearth ? Is it safe. And is it ok to walk out aways to the north ? Should you recomend parking at the topp ? Anyone else going? My buddy backed out. Had to work. Just me and my fl18.
            It's good, you can walk to where you want around there, I don't think there is any snow on the road, do you have 4 wheel drive?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 05, 2013, 05:21 PM
man sounds like we're loosing all kinds of access now,first posted and no parking signs now with the bubblers
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 05, 2013, 05:34 PM
it sucks! i guess dec needs to get a few more agling access areas on the lake. especially for us walkers. lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lockdown199 on Feb 05, 2013, 05:59 PM
Got on today ;D been waiting for a year. Bite was slow and then the ice started cracking and moaning and bite just shut off. I was jigging for perch and set up a couple tip ups for pike with no luck. I'll be back up next week.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adksmitty on Feb 05, 2013, 06:05 PM
Thanks for the info on hearth , ice wanderer. I do have 4wd. But tires not the best. Any one here going there tomorrow ?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Feb 05, 2013, 06:06 PM
I asked for it. I think I made it out more times last week than the entire previous year. But hey, I had fun!  ;)


 thats funny ... the 3 times i have gone this year way surpasses my last 3 years grand total on the king ...  could say i was M.I.A......     back now though !!!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Feb 05, 2013, 07:37 PM
Finally got out to jig some lakers with a good buddy, headed out after 9 am and was home by 3 pm. The lakers were very cooperative, I iced 11 or 12 and lost several others; 2 biggest were 27-28", let them all go but one 23"er that was bleeding badly.

(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fw203%2Flgsalmon%2F100_1890_zps5a32fbac.jpg&hash=b98aa579e41ec3075d5dbe64d1b70376)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fw203%2Flgsalmon%2F100_1892_zpsa36f2727.jpg&hash=c7dd9b2e71f868661a3a1630f90b2a2e)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fw203%2Flgsalmon%2FJJ014_zps863483ce.jpg&hash=623834b6596ca511be61a8bfd1987160)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fw203%2Flgsalmon%2FJJ004_zps8707bf15.jpg&hash=4468311a7f66391bb69764c8482cc838)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fish-N-Adventures on Feb 05, 2013, 07:44 PM
sweeeeet!  :woot: :icefish:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lakerdave on Feb 05, 2013, 07:47 PM
Nice pics jj.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 05, 2013, 07:51 PM
Great fish JJ!  Very impressive quality of those fish! Nice when they cooperate!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 05, 2013, 08:01 PM
Nice fish and pics JJ.     Taking off under black ice makes for an awesome pic
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 05, 2013, 08:19 PM
The King was real good to me and a couple of friends today.  Great day to be out there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adksmitty on Feb 05, 2013, 08:41 PM
Wow , that some good fish. I wish I could get out there. But don't have a buddy to go with. Will not go out for the first time this year without a buddy system. Just everyone giving good signs then people saying stay away. If I was to walk out from the hearth would I be safe. I like to go up out of vets , and walk the 1/2 hr  walk , but people say not safe. So see what I mean. Anyone can send me private message its fine. Will checking message till 11pm. If anyone wants to meet up .
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 05, 2013, 08:44 PM
great fish jj. looks like an awesome day.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tipuppppppppp on Feb 05, 2013, 09:53 PM
Hey i have fished at huletts a few times and caught perch good but was wondering about lakers is it a good place to set tipups with shiners or is jigging a better option.  And also what does everybody jig with for them.  I have only got one quite a few yrs ago and it was only like twenty inches.  any help would be awesome.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 06, 2013, 03:26 AM

         Lakers are all over the lake, but are generally caught in deeper water than perch are in. When I'm fishing perch I sometimes will catch a laker but I don't plan on it. I will jig for lakers in 80' of water.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Iamthenextone34 on Feb 06, 2013, 05:17 AM
Headed out on Harris bay this morning hoping to get into some perch will let you guys know later on this afternoon how we make out  :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mike304 on Feb 06, 2013, 06:08 AM
Does anyone know if the conditions are safe going out in Hague at Memorial Park? Looking to head up there this weekend.
Last time I was up there it was open.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: riverat24 on Feb 06, 2013, 07:21 AM
Captjj those are some nice Lakers . Must have been fun.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: catchnofishthisisfun on Feb 06, 2013, 07:55 AM
Finally got out to jig some lakers with a good buddy, headed out after 9 am and was home by 3 pm. The lakers were very cooperative, I iced 11 or 12 and lost several others; 2 biggest were 27-28", let them all go but one 23"er that was bleeding badly.

What are you Jigging with to nail the lakers? I am going to fish in Hague this weekend. I can hit 80' there easily. I haven't had much success with lakers and thats all I want to catch.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Blackjack on Feb 06, 2013, 08:26 AM
Nice lakers!!!! :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 06, 2013, 08:54 AM
Well with all the snow predicted im glad i got to fish LG a few times this year. Don't know whats gonna happen but i have every monday off for the rest of the month. Hope we don't lose to much.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: daytondedrick on Feb 06, 2013, 12:35 PM
How is the ice in NW Bay? There doesnt seem to be any more open water. Anyone been up there yet? Thin spots?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 06, 2013, 03:28 PM
I want to get over deeper water and fish for lakers but I have no clue where to go, Im looking for a place where parking is nice and I have small car that sucks in snow so it cant be a steep hill to get in and out. I know route 9L pretty well i was thinking about fort ann beach or any of the bays on 9L but still not sure where to park i would have to wing it haha im willing to go pretty far up into bolton too idk someone head me in the right direction please  ???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slipbob on Feb 06, 2013, 03:43 PM
Million Dollar Beach.  Walk north about 3/4 mile and you're in decent laker country without having to deal with an icy road like you would have at Hearthstone and it's a nice big parking lot close to the water.  Don't think FAB is safe yet and all the east side bays would leave you with a longer walk to deep water. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 06, 2013, 03:55 PM
I just said to my buddy " we should try to fish where the steamboat channel it has to be deep for them to go through there"  gonna give it a try plenty of ice right?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 06, 2013, 03:57 PM
can you park at the beach at night?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ak47 on Feb 06, 2013, 04:21 PM
Fantastic outing, Captain! With all that clear ice..can't wait till weekend. My only concern is the weather but we don't choose time to go - you know
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 06, 2013, 04:32 PM
thinking about going out of hearthstone both days this weekend regardless of the snow. ill check the ice as go as im not sure how safe the ice is out there. if any of you guy who know lake George better then I think im crazy for going out on the ice in those conditions shoot me a pm. like I said if some of you  think it will be unsafe shoot me a message I trust some of your opinions better then my own.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 06, 2013, 04:35 PM
is there anywhere to park overnight and fish MDB ?????? do they close the gate at the big parking lot?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 06, 2013, 04:44 PM
Don't think they close the gate this time of year
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jflood on Feb 06, 2013, 05:30 PM
Does anyone know the ice thickness north of mdb? I'm willing to make the 3/4 mile walk off the beach  but that's a long walk not knowing how thick the ice is. Thanks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: LastCast69 on Feb 06, 2013, 05:50 PM
sorry to saturate this thread in questions but i was going to make the 2 hour drive south and try the King while its frozen and not too much snow.  I am wondering if Huddle Bay out by the Sagamore is locked up and safe?  Can you walk to that island out there (think its Dome island)?  Any replies or PM's are much appreciated.  Need ice conditions or fishing reports from Saranac Lake/Paul Smiths area shoot me a PM.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Chase88 on Feb 06, 2013, 05:54 PM
Fished north of MDB today, one laker about 25 inches released.  6 plus inches  of ice. They do not close the gate at night at the parking lot.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 06, 2013, 05:59 PM
Fished north of MDB today, one laker about 25 inches released.  6 plus inches  of ice. They do not close the gate at night at the parking lot.
how far did you make it out?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Chase88 on Feb 06, 2013, 06:59 PM
I went to the first point on the east side. There is a good drop off that goes into rock. The lakers sometimes are in there pushing smelt against the shore. It is  hit or miss but when they are there it can be real good. Years ago it was good for salmon also.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 06, 2013, 08:17 PM
sorry to saturate this thread in questions but i was going to make the 2 hour drive south and try the King while its frozen and not too much snow.  I am wondering if Huddle Bay out by the Sagamore is locked up and safe?  Can you walk to that island out there (think its Dome island)?  Any replies or PM's are much appreciated.  Need ice conditions or fishing reports from Saranac Lake/Paul Smiths area shoot me a PM.
It was open on Monday, I haven't seen it since then!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jwania on Feb 07, 2013, 07:16 AM
depending on the weather or ice conditions I am planning on getting out on Lake George this weekend and was hoping someone could direct me in regards to Silver Bay. Is there sufficient ice? Where would you reccommend I go out? How far from shore and what depth should I focus on in that bay. Any response would be greatful.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 07, 2013, 12:52 PM
It was open on Monday, I haven't seen it since then!

had friends in that area today that tried to get out, unsuccessfully, still alot of open water out there.   Lots of current in the lake this year.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: stripermancl on Feb 07, 2013, 01:22 PM
any info thanks guys for alconkglin web cam
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Feb 07, 2013, 01:28 PM
 http://thealgonquin.com/home.asp     (http://thealgonquin.com/home.asp)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 07, 2013, 03:45 PM
any ice reports on ft ann  beach?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Feb 07, 2013, 05:55 PM
After a great start to the season I seem to be chasing them away. 


     i think things are just warming up in that section of town !!!   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: paulieg on Feb 07, 2013, 06:02 PM
does anyone know if they plow hearthstone thanks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fishmon on Feb 07, 2013, 06:32 PM
I fish the northern part of the lake  ;D and ice conditions can vary a lot from one location to another.  There is 7-8 inches in the Huletts area and open water north of Arcady Bay.   Watch yourself after this snow.  You won't be able to tell if the ice goes from 7-8 inches to 1 inch where it just formed.  Stay on top.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 07, 2013, 06:35 PM
If I can't get a 4 wheel drive vehicle for the weekend am I ok to park at the top of hearthstone? Pm if you want thanks.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 07, 2013, 07:07 PM
If I can't get a 4 wheel drive vehicle for the weekend am I ok to park at the top of hearthstone? Pm if you want thanks.
I have parked across the street in the entrance to the campground and crossed the road to walk down. The walk up is a killer. You think with all the snow you can make it up  even 4 wheel drive???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 07, 2013, 07:22 PM
After a great start to the season I seem to be chasing them away.  Good size group of guys, only a dozen or so landed among the group.  The ice did put on a nice display for us, with water shooting 6 feet high at one point through some pressure ridges.  One guy too scared to even go out, another needed his shorts changed I believe when the ice heaved like that.  ;D

i too had a great big pressure crack go right between mine and my buddy's feet last night.. and about 20 minutes later a cop rolled in and i thought i was going to get my car towed so we headed in and he never even talked to us
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 07, 2013, 07:29 PM
After a great start to the season I seem to be chasing them away.  Good size group of guys, only a dozen or so landed among the group.  The ice did put on a nice display for us, with water shooting 6 feet high at one point through some pressure ridges.  One guy too scared to even go out, another needed his shorts changed I believe when the ice heaved like that.  ;D
            Yep, it fun out there today Jon, lots of noise coming from the ice, me & 2 others went out to the flats, only 2.5 inches of ice. Heres  Pic that looks like we are on water.
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1214.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fcc483%2FADKSPORTSMAN%2F004-12.jpg&hash=eae44462262c5a4313976e1894bda84d)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 07, 2013, 07:31 PM
scary stuff man
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 07, 2013, 07:46 PM
does anyone know if they plow hearthstone thanks
             Sometimes, when they feel like it. Budget cuts..... OH
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fish-N-Adventures on Feb 07, 2013, 08:43 PM
some check'd pilot knob, 2.5"-5" I hear.
How about down in Shelving Rock, anyone been down in Log Bay??
Would really like to know ice condition in Shelving Rock?
thanks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: catchnofishthisisfun on Feb 07, 2013, 08:58 PM
I'm Planning on fishing Hague in Forest Bay just north of Friends point this weekend. Last weekend there was 3-4 inches of ice off forest bay with the middle of the lake wide open.By Sunday the whole lake had frozen over again.  I was hoping for everything to be frozen over by this weekend with 5 inches of ice. Is that too hopeful? Any northern lake observation would be great. Most people don't report that far north. Has anyone seen or been there? I'm concerned about the weight of 12" of snow on the ice.

Thanks

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 07, 2013, 09:05 PM
Cool pic  to bad you didn't get a pic when the water shot or of the cracks and tgs518 ( Sherril ) needed to change his underwear.     Fun day out on the ice.    Hope this snow doesn't mess everything up
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: daytondedrick on Feb 07, 2013, 09:44 PM
Catchnofish... Where are you getting on the ice in Forest Bay?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Feb 08, 2013, 05:08 AM
was a fun trip with all you guys yesterday. thanks to combsey for the assist and letting me get his flag. landed my first lg laker 24 inches   :) and thanks to jon for the ride.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 08, 2013, 05:26 AM
was a fun trip with all you guys yesterday. thanks to combsey for the assist and letting me get his flag. landed my first lg laker 24 inches   :) and thanks to jon for the ride.
             Glad you had a good time out there, it's always great your 1st of anything, congrats! :clap: Were you able to get 1 on the jig pole, that's exciting. :woot:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fishmon on Feb 08, 2013, 07:25 AM
Watch yourself anywhere in the Hague area.  That was all open water with a strong north wind yesterday. On Wednesday 2/6 there was a skim of ice forming in Hague.  The wind quickly took care of that.   I did not check the Forrest Bay area, but 12-18 inches of snow will make it just about impossible to go out anywhere with new ice.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mike304 on Feb 08, 2013, 07:38 AM
I'm Planning on fishing Hague in Forest Bay just north of Friends point this weekend. Last weekend there was 3-4 inches of ice off forest bay with the middle of the lake wide open.By Sunday the whole lake had frozen over again.  I was hoping for everything to be frozen over by this weekend with 5 inches of ice. Is that too hopeful? Any northern lake observation would be great. Most people don't report that far north. Has anyone seen or been there? I'm concerned about the weight of 12" of snow on the ice.

Thanks
As of wed the lake in Hague was WIDE open from Arcady Bay as far north as the Waltonian islands just north of the village.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mike304 on Feb 08, 2013, 07:41 AM
Cool pic  to bad you didn't get a pic when the water shot or of the cracks and tgs518 ( Sherril ) needed to change his underwear.     Fun day out on the ice.    Hope this snow doesn't mess everything up
I fished yesterday and one of those times my bucket must have moved 3 or 4 inches. Felt like an earthquake!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Berkley4life on Feb 08, 2013, 10:55 AM
The wind did a huge number on the hague area.  Ice that i was fishing on the opposite side of the lake a few days ago with 5" of ice is gone.  Took out alot of ice to the south towards huletts  to o'dell island.  Looked open as far north as Rogers Rock.   I would stick a fork in the hague area for this year.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 08, 2013, 11:15 AM
I was out tuesday, and there was a couple times the ice shifted violently and pushed up somewhere, because it sounded like cannon fire, you could hear it echoing off the mountains down the lake.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 08, 2013, 11:35 AM
I fished yesterday and one of those times my bucket must have moved 3 or 4 inches. Felt like an earthquake!!!
            Fun isn't it Mike, it weeds out the men from the boys. We had 1 guy leave when he saw water shoot up 6' or so, like Combsey said, he probably had to change his shorts. 1 guy wouldn't even come out, I think when he saw the bottom, it was looking through a plate glass window, he was a little intimidated! ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 08, 2013, 11:38 AM
I was out tuesday, and there was a couple times the ice shifted violently and pushed up somewhere, because it sounded like cannon fire, you could hear it echoing off the mountains down the lake.

scary stuff..  when it feels like the ice drops and it makes your heart jump but i like the adrenaline my fishing buddy doesnt lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Feb 08, 2013, 11:40 AM
very cool pic. I remember about 10 years ago I went down to Otsego on first ice we were on 4-5" of crystal clear ice standing over 140' of water and watching lakers come up from the depths and  barrel rolling at the hole and being able to watch it. no snow what so ever. very cool, but still gave me some butt pucker, lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 08, 2013, 11:55 AM
Yeah it was awesome.   Went out to the flats with icewander and got to see probally the biggest laker I've seen traveling just under the ice.   Funny thing was that it stardled me and I scared it back to the depths.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Feb 08, 2013, 11:59 AM
            Fun isn't it Mike, it weeds out the men from the boys. We had 1 guy leave when he saw water shoot up 6' or so, like Combsey said, he probably had to change his shorts. 1 guy wouldn't even come out, I think when he saw the bottom, it was looking through a plate glass window, he was a little intimidated! ::)

Lol........he's still crying about it........I was embarrassed for him
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 08, 2013, 12:07 PM
they almost look like a shark lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice tripper on Feb 08, 2013, 01:02 PM
Managed to get out this morning for 4 hours,went out of MDB,walked out till i found about 65FOW,managed 3 lakers,man that walk back to the parking lot was a killer through all that snow. :icefish:be back out their monday morning.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 08, 2013, 02:23 PM
So if we do get some snow do you think some idiot will see how far he can go on the lake before his sled goes in the drink
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 08, 2013, 02:25 PM
So if we do get some snow do you think some idiot will see how far he can go on the lake before his sled goes in the drink
i was just talkin about that,i'm sure we'll see a few sleds go in the drink for sure....sad to say
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: phantom jigger on Feb 08, 2013, 02:44 PM
Good day on the king limit of good perch and two keeper Lakers.not a good day to forget creepers in garage.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IceNeck9292 on Feb 08, 2013, 04:40 PM
Awesome pics! Is lg getting slammed with snow? The radar doesn't mean crap righg now its saying my area is getting snow and I haven't seen a flake all day?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Feb 08, 2013, 05:31 PM
That video is great! Good stuff man.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 08, 2013, 05:38 PM

         That is a cool video, the ice was clear, you could see a fish 30'to40' down. :woot:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 08, 2013, 06:00 PM
Yeah we watched it swim around the hole for 10 seconds or so before I thought to tape it.     
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 08, 2013, 06:35 PM
cool videos guys wish i was there,won't get to see that clear ice again till next year with all the snow we're getting



Awesome pics! Is lg getting slammed with snow? The radar doesn't mean crap righg now its saying my area is getting snow and I haven't seen a flake all day?
been snowing here all day and its comin down pretty good right now
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IceNeck9292 on Feb 08, 2013, 06:42 PM
Sick video can't wait to get my first laker
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fish-N-Adventures on Feb 08, 2013, 07:01 PM
great vids guys!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adksmitty on Feb 08, 2013, 07:03 PM
And here's a video, again from Combs.  Laker released headed back down:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzz_aeAFYVE (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzz_aeAFYVE)
that was cool. Thanks guys for the company. Ended up with 2 lakers. But just short.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 08, 2013, 07:08 PM
Great pics and vids. Hope this storm does not ruin the ice. Planning on being up there in 2 weeks.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 08, 2013, 07:41 PM
I hope the storm doesn't ruin the ice too. I'm going tomorrow.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Reel_Force on Feb 08, 2013, 08:19 PM
Laker Video Game...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY1TuSebRbo&list=UUULiHEr7D291kcw66BO8dlg&index=1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY1TuSebRbo&list=UUULiHEr7D291kcw66BO8dlg&index=1)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Feb 08, 2013, 08:37 PM
I think since the snow is turning over to a granular powder is going to help quite a bit. 20mph+ sustained winds dont hurt either.  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: reddog11 on Feb 08, 2013, 08:46 PM
Fished Huddle bay 3 times. About 7-8 inches of ice now. Had good luck all 3 times with perch and lakers.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Snowrd on Feb 08, 2013, 09:49 PM
Wondering about any access to Sandy Bay in Cleverdale?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslammer on Feb 09, 2013, 04:35 AM
anyone fishing mdb this weekend?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Feb 09, 2013, 05:43 AM
Great videos guys .... you gotta love the muscle those fish have .... even the shortys .....
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 09, 2013, 08:45 AM
Nice job guys!  One more day of work and the games will begin.  Bird you're killing me with the iphone.  That thing takes incredible video.  Congrats, Kenny. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishjerk47 on Feb 09, 2013, 09:38 AM
anyone out on the lake that can clue us in on snow conditions on the lake.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Chase88 on Feb 09, 2013, 09:52 AM
Has anybody found some ciscos yet
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 09, 2013, 09:53 AM
anyone out on the lake that can clue us in on snow conditions on the lake.
was wondering same thing,wonder how the wind is down there now....hopefully its blowing pretty good,and gets rid of some of the snow
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MSicefisher17 on Feb 09, 2013, 10:32 AM
praying LG didn't get as much snow as we did...28 inches here yikes
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 09, 2013, 10:37 AM
million dollar beach should be good they are doing ice dive demonstrations and having a bbq today... they are showing you what you should do if you go through the ice and stuff.... pretty cool
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Barebow on Feb 09, 2013, 10:59 AM
That vid, Laker video game was awesome, I have not been in laker water since buying my LX-5 2 years ago, can't wait to get on them  and see it for myself again, my old unit was an LCD, not the same...  Barebow
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Feb 09, 2013, 10:59 AM
praying LG didn't get as much snow as we did...28 inches here yikes

definitely not .... 5 or 6 in albany and similar amounts to the north
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Barebow on Feb 09, 2013, 11:04 AM
i have 9=10 here in Queensbury, 10 miles south of the lake guys...I assume the wind is whipping the snow up there quite a bit...It's blowing it here in the woods...Barebow
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MSicefisher17 on Feb 09, 2013, 11:37 AM
definitely not .... 5 or 6 in albany and similar amounts to the north

thanks, I was worried the snow would turn it into a slushy mess but 5-6 is nothing
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 09, 2013, 12:15 PM
the wind will blow up snow drift over old holes and pressure ridges and also place that didnt have much ice might be sketchy
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 09, 2013, 12:20 PM
how is the road into huddle bay i have a car that sucks in snow would i be able to make or should i wait for the road to thaw out?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 09, 2013, 12:54 PM
check it out

(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1272.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fy392%2FKevin_Cowles%2Flgfishingspot_zps3e360905.png&hash=3ca6a37ea1eefd93b8bb269a770229cc)

How does this spot look i get on at the arrow and we can fish anywhere around there... let me know if you wanna go try it out with me It is private access so nobody go looking for it
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 09, 2013, 02:08 PM
Is that by tea island?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Feb 09, 2013, 02:11 PM
check it out

(http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/y392/Kevin_Cowles/lgfishingspot_zps3e360905.png)

How does this spot look i get on at the arrow and we can fish anywhere around there... let me know if you wanna go try it out with me It is private access so nobody go looking for it

looks really good ....  when you want to go??  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 09, 2013, 02:19 PM
Is that by tea island?

yes sir 5 minute walk if you have permission from a certain hotel owner...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: catchnofishthisisfun on Feb 09, 2013, 02:20 PM
Hey guys, i'm up in hague at forest bay. i've got some bubblers on either side of a point and i have open water out in the middle f the lake. Is there a general rule of thumb for how far to stay away from open water. obviously i'm not going within 20ft ofthe waters edge but is there a tendency for unsafe ice at 30' 40' 50'? Just wondering.. my first thought is use your head and if it doesn't look cold   and sturdy stay away.

Also, There are long streams that have formed only 15' wide and then frozen over again.  So i see snow covered ice and dark ice where the streams froze over. Is that something i can deem safe? I'm just looking for some old timer help as I'm only 3 years into this and conservative on pushing my limits. Especially when theres lots of open water. Lastly, the ice up here is definitely thicker since last weekend. we're looking at 5-6 inches in the bay between friends pt and forest bay.

THanks.

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: nypike on Feb 09, 2013, 03:31 PM
The only way to tell is if you have a spud bar.  If you don't have one, stay the heck away!
x100
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slab daddy 518 on Feb 09, 2013, 03:56 PM
Last I new they only plow to the parkig lot at the trail head for daisy clearing
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fishmon on Feb 09, 2013, 04:09 PM
The first and hopefully the last time I ever went through the ice was walking where a dock bubbler was eating the ice away.  We had almost 18 inches of ice and had a power failure the day before that obviously shut the bubbler off.  The water skimmed over and we had about 2" of new snow.  I was walking back to shore and decided to take a short cut near the dock where the bubbler was and went in over my head.  I was lucky in that there was a shelve of thick ice that I grabbed onto and hoisted myself out.  My friends said I looked like a Polaris missile coming out of the water onto the ice.  It was near zero, and I turned into Popsicle.   Trust me, don't do that. ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Feb 09, 2013, 05:28 PM
Outside of Million Dollar Beach and Hearthstone is anyone willing to give up a public parking spot with access to deep water that is frozen?

I am not looking for a fishing spot just a place to park where it is ok for ice fishermen to park and head out to deep water....   if i am reading properly it seems that the lake has been frozen for a while with the exception of a large chunk of water in the northern part of the northern basin and a large chunk of water in the main lake south of the narrows ....   

Is there parking at the Y at silver bay??  I read on another forum that it was safe


any info would be greatly appreciated  ;D

pm me if you prefer
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Feb 09, 2013, 05:36 PM
Went out for a couple hours this afternoon to jig some lakers; iced 8 from 21-26", lost a few others.

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Fish on:
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adkRoy on Feb 09, 2013, 05:38 PM
Nice lakers capt jj
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 09, 2013, 05:47 PM
Great pics jj
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tonebea on Feb 09, 2013, 05:53 PM
Was wondering how the drag with a sled is with the snow today. I plan on going tomorrow but haven't decided on how far I'm going to walk. Can anyone comment?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: coldfish on Feb 09, 2013, 05:54 PM
nice
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: phantom jigger on Feb 09, 2013, 05:57 PM
Not as bad as I anticipated.I would go as far as i had to ,to catch fish.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ak47 on Feb 09, 2013, 06:05 PM
Great job again, JJ! When I woke up today I realized that I feel very very bad about canceling a trip due to the forecast :(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 09, 2013, 06:13 PM
Went out for a couple hours this afternoon to jig some lakers; iced 8 from 21-26", lost a few others.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/w203/lgsalmon/Mobile%20Uploads/P82A0021_zps6c4245ff.jpg)
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Fish on:
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knew i shoulda went fishing today,nice job jj!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Feb 09, 2013, 06:52 PM
Way to go JJ... :thumbsup: :clap:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 09, 2013, 06:52 PM
your more than welcome to meet up with me sometime i will get you out on 90+ feet in a 5 minute walk i had that post you comented on about the spot near tea island
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 09, 2013, 06:53 PM
nice fish!!! keep any?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 09, 2013, 06:54 PM
man im doing something wrong. I was out from before sunup until 430 and got 3 today. fun day in the shanty regardless but sure does get frustrating hearing how well people are doing out there only to go and get a couple here and there. nice pics jj you had a much better afternoon then we had a day. thinking about trying a new area tomorrow we failed today.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslammer on Feb 09, 2013, 07:15 PM
nice lakers you are a die hard to be out there today
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Feb 09, 2013, 08:13 PM
Me an my buddies will be on the king @mdb, we will be in a frabill hq, come say hi if ur in neighborhood
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Mentiply on Feb 09, 2013, 08:32 PM
Heading to Vets tomorrow.  :tipup: :tipup: :tipup: :tipup: :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 09, 2013, 10:36 PM
Great fish and pics JJ!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 10, 2013, 03:35 AM
nice pics jj and mealworm ice hole and i are out this morn to find them on scroon today. looked like the ice is thin still. any sleds out there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 10, 2013, 04:39 AM
nice pics jj and mealworm ice hole and i are out this morn to find them on scroon today. looked like the ice is thin still. any sleds out there.
hey brian thanx,have to meet up at least once this year
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: nypike on Feb 10, 2013, 05:50 AM
Because a few guys I fish with ask about the electric fillet knife. This is how I clean my catch, maybe I lose a little meat but I think I'm far efficient enough. All it takes is one bone to ruin an entire meal. No bones in my perch. This is how simple they are to clean easterncentral.


exact same way i do mine, fast and efficient...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mike304 on Feb 10, 2013, 06:19 AM
Outside of Million Dollar Beach and Hearthstone is anyone willing to give up a public parking spot with access to deep water that is frozen?

I am not looking for a fishing spot just a place to park where it is ok for ice fishermen to park and head out to deep water....   if i am reading properly it seems that the lake has been frozen for a while with the exception of a large chunk of water in the northern part of the northern basin and a large chunk of water in the main lake south of the narrows ....   

Is there parking at the Y at silver bay??  I read on another forum that it was safe


any info would be greatly appreciated  ;D

pm me if you prefer
Hearthstone Campground couple miles north of Lake George Village.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 10, 2013, 04:22 PM
went out to sawmill and tell me it wasn't just me. No fish for 3 hours and not one showed up on the vex.No perch or any others.  How did you do, anyone?? Was gonna go t hearthstone to try for lakers and 2 guys pulled in the lot saying don't bother they couldn't buy a bite there.Went home and worked on the house. Maybe try tomorrow. Bring the rain suit.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 10, 2013, 04:37 PM
marked over 20 lakers today and landed 5 by noon. lost prolly 7-8.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: BD Swede on Feb 10, 2013, 04:49 PM
Cold start but hit some perch on the west side in kattskill bay. Good jig bite for first 45 mins and occasional flag through mid morning. Shutdown by 10:30. Had to work for the handful I got.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Dgutenmann on Feb 10, 2013, 04:57 PM
Couple hours on Round Lake mid-day today with fatheads at the bottom and not a bite.  Suspect too many ATV's doing circles.  Next trip will be another place for sure...longer drive, but better chances and better view. Beautiful day for a lawn chair.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mercrat on Feb 10, 2013, 05:42 PM
Fished sawmill today. Measured 6"-8" of ice just north of green. Fished 5 hours caught limit of perch. But had to work for them.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 10, 2013, 05:55 PM
killed the lakers today i got 19 6 where short,i didn't get to many pics cause it was a busy day,got more pics of released fish than anything.our group of 7 landed over 50 lakers today,it was a wierd bite was almost like jiggin perch real lite jiggles would trigger real lite bites.we started fishing real deep bout 100' then moved to shallower water bout 70' and then it was game on.no matter how the fishing would have turned out it was a perfect day to be on the ice,cold and sunny with little wind....almost heaven lol

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 10, 2013, 05:57 PM
Cool pics! Like a fish frozen in a block of ice! Congrats on the great day!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 10, 2013, 05:58 PM
Great pics  :thumbsup: 2 more weeks before I can get there. Hope the ice holds up.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Feb 10, 2013, 05:58 PM
Eastern u get on any today we got skunked, thanx fir the spikes thou
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 10, 2013, 06:07 PM
Eastern u get on any today we got skunked, thanx fir the spikes thou


got 4 perch just before dark not too long after you left....
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 10, 2013, 06:14 PM

Ok my turn.  You suck!  ;D  Hope you left some for me, I have to get my total up!
that puts me up to 36 on the season  ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: oletimer on Feb 10, 2013, 06:17 PM
I only need 35 to catch ya.... :P :P :P
I could fish 35 days and not catch ya....you suck...LOL
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 10, 2013, 06:19 PM
 :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao: :wacko: :wacko: :wacko: :wacko: :icefish: :icefish: :icefish:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 10, 2013, 06:22 PM
 ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Feb 10, 2013, 06:24 PM
;D
Probably have that grin glued on for a while...great day of fishing,congrats!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: crappiepants on Feb 10, 2013, 06:25 PM
that puts me up to 36 on the season  ;D ;D ;D
I am at 25 I need to catch up. If I went shallow when you guys went I would be closer. One more fish after you guys left.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: catchnofishthisisfun on Feb 10, 2013, 06:28 PM
Fished Forest Bay today from 6:30am till 2. Had 8 tip ups out there with a buddy plus some jigging. Caught 0, 2 flags triggered but nothing to report. I feel like I'm wasting my time at the north end of the lake. Although.....I wasn't able to get any deeper than 40-50' deep off a point because the middle was wide open on saturday and froze up for sunday. Not safe yet. Ice in friends pt bay was 6-7" thick with Forest bay being more like 5" thick. Frustrated beyond belief. I have no vexilar or anything i'm just finding the bottom and sending a tip up down there 2' off the bottom with a good size shiner on the hook. Do i want small shiners or larger ones for lakers? Do i want enough weight on the line to pin the line down on the bottom or just enough to get the line down deep?

 


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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 10, 2013, 06:37 PM
marked over 20 lakers today and landed 5 by noon. lost prolly 7-8.
should have went with my gut and went to hearthstone :-\
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 10, 2013, 07:23 PM
Man. 36 that outs Jon at 43.     Jeremy at 79 and me at 3.     Boy I have a long ways to catch up.   

I knew I should of called off from work today.   Great pics
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jflood on Feb 10, 2013, 07:51 PM
nice pics,,where is the snow on the ice...Im confused  :cookoo:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Icefishin Wizz on Feb 10, 2013, 07:56 PM
nice pics,,where is the snow on the ice...Im confused  :cookoo:

where is the snow on the ice
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Chase88 on Feb 10, 2013, 08:02 PM
Snow is in drifts out there piles of snow and  then clear spots.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishngameguy2 on Feb 10, 2013, 08:14 PM
The bite in Harris has been Hot! 35fow - weed beds - brown or black flies that look like freshwater shrimp and something shiny to get it down there.  I know it didnt happen unless you have pics...will try to post.. Limit Plus on Friday and Two limits Plus today...same set up. Good luck. (https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.myfishingpictures.com%2Fdata%2F500%2Fmedium%2F02-8-13_LG.jpg&hash=759111be22b12dcaedb10ef64d712673)(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.myfishingpictures.com%2Fdata%2F500%2Fmedium%2F2-8-13_LG.jpg&hash=723b3dfb8ef812f099de5a1be27bbc6f)(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.myfishingpictures.com%2Fdata%2F500%2Fmedium%2F2-10-13_LG.jpg&hash=9cf9f76ae5433a4c014022b6863ef01b)(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.myfishingpictures.com%2Fdata%2F500%2Fmedium%2F02-10-13LG.jpg&hash=79c15379434eb9eec64a116d7ca8a6c2)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lakerman on Feb 10, 2013, 08:39 PM
mmmm, no snow at all, cannot be up north .
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adksmitty on Feb 10, 2013, 08:58 PM
Fished Harris.  One perch. Scratching my head. Seeing perch on the vex. 35 fow. Come up , look and no bite. Tryed a lot of lures.Stillscratching my head here. I got my work out .
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: justthetip on Feb 10, 2013, 08:59 PM
Ok my turn.  You suck!  ;D  Hope you left some for me, I have to get my total up!

Nice fish!!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Feb 10, 2013, 09:02 PM
Anyone been up around Blairs Bay lately? Huletts has plenty of ice, just looking for some deeper water.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Feb 10, 2013, 10:12 PM
Nice glad to hear it eastern, maybe could get up there on some lakers sometime :tipup
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 11, 2013, 03:11 AM
hay mealworm great fish.ice hole and i would like to get into them to.give me a call please.623 3311 thanks tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 11, 2013, 04:50 AM
boy by the way i count i should have atleast 100! ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 11, 2013, 07:58 AM
Nice glad to hear it eastern, maybe could get up there on some lakers sometime :tipup


yeah maybe but we didnt walk out far enough for them.... i was hoping to catch one coming into the shallows for baitfish but next time im going up by tea island
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Feb 11, 2013, 08:49 AM
Ill prolly go next weekend, i gotta do something w the wife thus weekend ill get ahold if ya, i actually have a frabill hq 4-6 man shanty
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 11, 2013, 09:26 AM
Ill prolly go next weekend, i gotta do something w the wife thus weekend ill get ahold if ya, i actually have a frabill hq 4-6 man shanty

I will be somewhere else this weekend im sick of having sleds doing the slalom between my tip up.... maybe up near tea island
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Feb 11, 2013, 09:45 AM
Yeah that's what i was thinkin, my buddy has wheeler so we can travel a ways
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 11, 2013, 09:50 AM
i will let you know im gonna be fishing all week i have nothing else to do... i have a sled i can borrow from my buddy too... im gonna be giving that spot near tea island a try since i have access to a few hotels i can get us into places where other people really cant without traveling on the ice..

The more the merrier though people can let me know if they wanna tag along just PM me
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Feb 11, 2013, 10:01 AM
Will do buckaroo
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: oglenforfish on Feb 11, 2013, 01:47 PM
I am glad that they made this thread a sticky! No more scrolling!! ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adksmitty on Feb 11, 2013, 04:25 PM
Going wed. Any one else going ? Trout or perch?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Feb 11, 2013, 05:18 PM
Im going Fri
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 11, 2013, 06:03 PM
I want to see a pic for everyone of those fish or they don't count lol.   Told you that this was going to be a good year for you.    Ill be out wed- thurs- fri. Then heading north for the weekend.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 11, 2013, 06:14 PM
went out today and got these on the jig p(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1287.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fa629%2Fajl454%2FDSC00549_zps7135313a.jpg&hash=7ae6836ff2becea1081f49cdd36cd72f)ole. Only my second or third laker on the jig. what a blast.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 11, 2013, 06:19 PM
 :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 11, 2013, 06:29 PM
Can't be your photographer.    Some of us have jobs and have to work.    ( yes I'm jealous lol)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 11, 2013, 06:56 PM
No finicky bite today.  3 or 4 at a time showing up on the vex, practically fighting for the jig.  Went 26 for 39.  Sorry Mealworm had to bump the total up a bit.  ;D  Bit of a whiteout this morning, followed by sleet then a little rain.  Interesting the sleet acted as a sand blaster and helped blow some more snow off.  Still drifts and clear ice areas.

            I'll vouch for Jon, I was not far off, I landed 19, I tried to beat mealworm's best yesterday, my yearly total is now 43. I had a slow start but today gave me a jump. I have some pics but was really too busy to keep breaking out the camera.
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 11, 2013, 06:58 PM
          here's the other 2

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 11, 2013, 07:03 PM
That sleet must have been brutal.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Feb 11, 2013, 07:06 PM
damn looks like you guys are hitting them good, kinda like jon told me you should :) hopefully next time out i'll get a few on the jig pole and not off combseys tip up
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 11, 2013, 08:11 PM
so jealous,the weekend cant come quik enough...wait its only monday ahhh  >:( :%$#!: oh well




hay mealworm great fish.ice hole and i would like to get into them to.give me a call please.623 3311 thanks tc5
i'll call you forn this weekend not sure if i have fri off or not yet
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Rebelss on Feb 11, 2013, 09:28 PM
Dang, Jeff, I'm gonna ride my bike over there just to get in on it!!!! great fish and luck!!!  :thumbsup: :woot:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 12, 2013, 04:15 AM

         Good day Andy, I know where you are fishing, the very 1st time I ice fished was there. Myself &n 2 other guys caught 340 perch, that's when there wasn't a limit on them. I don't like the looks of the ice where you get on, but that's me.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 12, 2013, 04:18 AM

       I saw this @ MDB yesterday on my way home yesterday, I thought it was a little crazy.
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fish-N-Adventures on Feb 12, 2013, 07:14 AM
was out yesterday, plenty of ice, 2 lakers (1 tipup - 1 perch jig pole), and about 25-30 perch, c&r.
The wind, snow, sleet, rain didn't stop us, but a little shanty time was nice, didn't need the heater, but at times the wind was gusty and nice out of it in shanty eat'n lunch.  ;) Till next time, Fish On!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: oletimer on Feb 12, 2013, 07:19 AM
Looks like a road plowed???   I saw many vehicle tracks where I was yesterday...but over 18" of ice.... :o :o
Not on LG with 10" max.....People will push it and some will find out the hard way that it wasn't the smartest thing to do.... @)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mercrat on Feb 12, 2013, 07:35 AM
Great day bird!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 12, 2013, 09:53 AM
Awesome day out yesterday with Andy, Kenny and the boys.  We have had a blast this year every time out.  Glad I was there to watch Andy get into the Lakers real good.  The 5 limits of Perch and the Lakers were just the bonus. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 12, 2013, 09:59 AM
had a good day out on northwest baythe other day . my brother landed 5 i landed 2 and my dad landed 2. marked a ton of fish just not many biters.

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doubles!

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 12, 2013, 10:11 AM
I'm shooting for Saturday, although that small still voice keeps telling me to jump in the car and hit the afternoon bite today.  Lol.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Feb 12, 2013, 10:40 AM

 That's the beauty of being taught how to find perch instead of just lurking out the crowd.

thats the beauty of lake george.. if you want a fresh spot with unpressure perch if your willing to move your a%& one can do it. just like anything
else in life, keep your eye on the crowd and head in another direction... with a map ;D... has anyone seen anyone on it or been on nwest bay themselves this yr? i am talking 400 yds past green island or more? or is it still open?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 12, 2013, 11:11 AM
That's the beauty of being taught how to find perch instead of just lurking out the crowd.

 :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 12, 2013, 11:35 AM
does anyone on this thread have a job?? Certain guys seem to be fishing all the time almost everyday and catching fish. Cool for them, but how does one manage to have the time?? Just a little jealous and curious. :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: zAc on Feb 12, 2013, 11:52 AM
does anyone on this thread have a job?? Certain guys seem to be fishing all the time almost everyday and catching fish. Cool for them, but how does one manage to have the time?? Just a little jealous and curious. :)


I bet some of theese guys put in 14 hour days in the summer working their a$$ off. Prollie dont even open water fish other than a vacation or what not. And the rest have paid there dues and are retired.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 12, 2013, 12:49 PM
Last year I was laid off so it was great.   Not so this year but with swing shifts I can fish when I get out in the mornings or when I get out.      Work 3 days one week 4 the next gives me alot of days off to fish
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: zAc on Feb 12, 2013, 01:15 PM
Last year I was laid off so it was great.   Not so this year but with swing shifts I can fish when I get out in the mornings or when I get out.      Work 3 days one week 4 the next gives me alot of days off to fish

Thats the way to do if you can, every other week you get a mini vacation once you catch up on some sleep.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: zAc on Feb 12, 2013, 01:54 PM
Hey this is a family site, no using that 4 letter word!  Work??!!!  I'm lucky enough to have a wife with a good job and long commute.  As long as house is clean, chores are done, and dinner's ready, I'm a free man.


That was my goal but it didnt work out that way, so i am stuck at work reading iceshanty until the weekend
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 12, 2013, 02:12 PM
does anyone on this thread have a job?? Certain guys seem to be fishing all the time almost everyday and catching fish. Cool for them, but how does one manage to have the time?? Just a little jealous and curious. :)
           Well I took early retirement so I can hunt & fish & be young enough & in shape to do so. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 12, 2013, 02:12 PM
Hey this is a family site, no using that 4 letter word!  Work??!!!  I'm lucky enough to have a wife with a good job and long commute.  As long as house is clean, chores are done, and dinner's ready, I'm a free man.
^^^If there's a dude to be jealous of on this thread. It's this dude right here! ^^^
My oldest wants to get out this weekend.
Hopefully I'll have to pics to put up here too.
Keep em coming in the meantime guys. Some of us gotta do stuff!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pa ice swimmer on Feb 12, 2013, 03:23 PM
I'm shooting for Saturday, although that small still voice keeps telling me to jump in the car and hit the afternoon bite today.  Lol.
Yo Cory, the pa guys will be up the 22thru24th, look forward to getting caught up  ;) duffy
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice tripper on Feb 12, 2013, 03:57 PM
Went out of MDB today,drove the quad about 2miles up the lake,managed to get 3 lakers,alot of lookers not alot of chasers gonna head out in the morning and get a little fishing in before i have to go to work..I also work a swing shift wont b back out until monday morning.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MSicefisher17 on Feb 12, 2013, 04:17 PM
I hear a lot about "Vet's" on lake George, can someone help me out and tell me where it's located?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 12, 2013, 04:25 PM
bolton      near the sagamore
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MSicefisher17 on Feb 12, 2013, 05:10 PM
thanks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ejp419 on Feb 12, 2013, 05:12 PM
I figured out a long time ago that the only guys that put in a lot of time outdoors are self-employed. I had an opportunity and took it. I own a masonry business and work my a$$ off all summer to be able to take quite a bit of time off from October to April. I love the outdoors and have decided to make my life so that I can enjoy it while I still can....
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 12, 2013, 06:48 PM
does anyone on this thread have a job?? Certain guys seem to be fishing all the time almost everyday and catching fish. Cool for them, but how does one manage to have the time?? Just a little jealous and curious. :)
The other guys can speak for themselves.  Me, I have two jobs.  One of them is ten hour days with 3 days off and the other one involves a two hundred mile commute each weekend. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 12, 2013, 06:54 PM
Yo Cory, the pa guys will be up the 22thru24th, look forward to getting caught up  ;) duffy
Just counting the days. ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: nightfisher on Feb 12, 2013, 07:01 PM
The other guys can speak for themselves.  Me, I have two jobs.  One of them is ten hour days with 3 days off and the other one involves a two hundred mile commute each weekend.
[/quote  I got no job,retired. I got a 3 and a half hr. commute to get to my place in Altmar and another 2 and a half hrs to get over to see how you are doing grasshopper. Hope to see you next weekend Cory.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: matthews88 on Feb 12, 2013, 07:27 PM
Hows the perch bite on harris bay heard before it was hot looking to head up thurs 2.45 min drive just dont want to make the trip if it has died off thanks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 12, 2013, 07:36 PM
The other guys can speak for themselves.  Me, I have two jobs.  One of them is ten hour days with 3 days off and the other one involves a two hundred mile commute each weekend.
[/quote  I got no job,retired. I got a 3 and a half hr. commute to get to my place in Altmar and another 2 and a half hrs to get over to see how you are doing grasshopper. Hope to see you next weekend Cory.
Sounds good, just give me a shout with the details.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Feb 12, 2013, 07:41 PM
I'm lucky enough to have a wife with a good job and long commute.  As long as house is clean, chores are done, and dinner's ready, I'm a free man.

i'm just a gigolo .....   ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 12, 2013, 07:50 PM
           Well I took early retirement so I can hunt & fish & be young enough & in shape to do so. :thumbsup:
I got 5 years till retirement and thats what i hope is that im still in shape enough to make the treck.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 12, 2013, 09:28 PM
I got 5 years till retirement and thats what i hope is that im still in shape enough to make the treck.


I work at a golf course so i have no job for a while.... FISH EVERYDAY... i dont have a boat so i can only fish the good spots in the winter i mean come on ice fishing is all around the best past time...

PICKED UP 30-40 CIGGERETTE BUTTS AT HUDDLE TODAY.... PEOPLE PICK UP YOUR G DAM TRASH...

btw huddle bay had like 7 inches today it was a nice day a but windy but we did ok with the perch..
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: NYJigger72 on Feb 12, 2013, 09:58 PM
Headed to LG on Thursday am for the first time. Staying the weekend. Any info would be a help.
Going in blind.
Won't be the first time. Hope it's as good as everyone says.

Stay safe
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 12, 2013, 10:33 PM
Headed to LG on Thursday am for the first time. Staying the weekend. Any info would be a help.
Going in blind.
Won't be the first time. Hope it's as good as everyone says.

Stay safe

what type of info?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: captin bill on Feb 13, 2013, 03:34 AM
Stay away from the access to dunams bay under the road almost bought the farm on sunday :o :o! Lucky someone pulled me out with an auger. Broke the cardinal rule and planned on going solo, this is a tricky lake and a weird ice season. BUDDY UP!! I followed tracks left 5 min. before, he made it :unsure: Temp below zero and made that trek before no problem.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Icefishin Wizz on Feb 13, 2013, 06:31 AM
Stay away from the access to dunams bay under the road almost bought the farm on sunday :o :o! Lucky someone pulled me out with an auger. Broke the cardinal rule and planned on going solo, this is a tricky lake and a weird ice season. BUDDY UP!! I followed tracks left 5 min. before, he made it :unsure: Temp below zero and made that trek before no problem.

I've gone through there in the morning and found it to be unsafe upon my return. You have detour and make the drag through the weeds and up the rip rap to get accross to the lot. How deep is the water under the bridge?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 13, 2013, 06:43 AM
its 5-6 foot under the bridge. its unsafe because of the salt that drips down onto the ice right there. i dont advise anyone to travel under a main road bridge cause they get hit heavey with salt. stay safe guys!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 13, 2013, 07:54 AM
its 5-6 foot under the bridge. its unsafe because of the salt that drips down onto the ice right there. i dont advise anyone to travel under a main road bridge cause they get hit heavey with salt. stay safe guys!
X1,000,000 Combsey's got his own story of going through right there. I'm pretty sure Dfuller went through there years ago too.
 Way too many stories of close calls there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 13, 2013, 09:36 AM
Someone drowned there a few years back when their snowmobile went through there under the bridge at night.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jstumbaugh on Feb 13, 2013, 09:45 AM
Hows the hill and the ice at hearthstone? Any perch around there or just deep water? Pm me if needed. Thank you.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 13, 2013, 10:18 AM
Hows the hill and the ice at hearthstone? Any perch around there or just deep water? Pm me if needed. Thank you.
Was there Monday and they were plowing the whole park right down to the beach. A sherriff car made it down and up. He passed me as i was walking up the hill. Don't knoe bout perch i was laker fishing. got 2
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tonebea on Feb 13, 2013, 10:19 AM
Hows the hill and the ice at hearthstone? Any perch around there or just deep water? Pm me if needed. Thank you.

I fished a couple weeks ago so I don't know how the hill is. There was 5" of ice at the time so there should be more by now. I got into some nice perch in the bay on the left as you get on the ice but they shut down around 9:00.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 13, 2013, 10:22 AM
Question for all you laker jiggers.  What type line do you spool your reel with and lb test?  Thanks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 13, 2013, 10:24 AM
Question for all you laker jiggers.  What type line do you spool your reel with and lb test?  Thanks

I use 6lb fireline, but 8lb-10lb mono works better if you don't fish inside a shelter.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 13, 2013, 11:19 AM
Really, didn't know you went down that light, interesting.  I use a braid for mainline but went up from 8# to 12# test fluoro for a leader. I seem to get nicks in the line from rubbing the ice so I bumped it up.  I don't think I've had a decrease in fish caught or looks since I went up in line, but something else for me to think about now.

I like the six pound fireline for a number of reasons.  It is plenty strong.  The 6lb has an actual 10lbs+ of breaking strength.  it has a smaller diameter, which means its a little more sensitive, i can fit more on a spool, and it cuts through the water better.  Also, i use the same reels open water, and the 6lb fireline casts ALOT better than 8lb fireline.  I don't notice much more abrasion with the 6lb over 8lb.  For leader I'm using 10lb seaguar flouro.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ATRAIN44 on Feb 13, 2013, 11:53 AM
Brother in law has an uncle who has a house on the lake.  Based on it's location we would be fishing out in front of Camp Gingachkook on the east side by Pilot Knob.  I know very little about this lake and I was wondering if someone could give me any info. on ice conditions or fishing in that area.  If you do not want to share openly I understand but please PM me.  My daughter and nephew want to go, but safety is obviously my first priority. Thanks for any help!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 13, 2013, 11:54 AM
Brother in law has an uncle who has a house on the lake.  Based on it's location we would be fishing out in front of Camp Gingachkook on the east side by Pilot Knob.  I know very little about this lake and I was wondering if someone could give me any info. on ice conditions or fishing in that area.  If you do not want to share openly I understand but please PM me.  My daughter and nephew want to go, but safety is obviously my first priority. Thanks for any help!

Well this weekend is going to be tough there, as there is a huge tournament going on out of there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ATRAIN44 on Feb 13, 2013, 12:08 PM
Ok thanks.  I don't think it would be until next Friday!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 13, 2013, 12:46 PM
Ok thanks.  I don't think it would be until next Friday!

shoot me a pm :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 13, 2013, 03:24 PM
Well this weekend is going to be tough there, as there is a huge tournament going on out of there.
Thanks bigred! I planned to fish near there this weekend.
Dem plans changin' now! ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: binkerboy on Feb 13, 2013, 03:37 PM
I was up a couple weekends ago when the main lake froze, it blew open from foot of tongue south after the rains and wind.
I was wondering if the main part re-froze last week prior to the snow? Can you get out from Sawmill or Shelving Rock up into Narrows yet?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 13, 2013, 03:39 PM
Thanks bigred! I planned to fish near there this weekend.
Dem plans changin' now! ;D

Always glad to give a heads up :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: catchnofishthisisfun on Feb 13, 2013, 04:15 PM
anyone drive thru hague today? I know the main lake was frozen this past sunday but i'm wondering about the bays are they still 5-7" thick?  Friends pt south was open as of last weekend. Does anyone fish Lake Rd. just south of bolton? What's the ice like there any luck? PM me or open forum message if you feel comfortable.. Thx

Steve
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: barone30 on Feb 13, 2013, 04:15 PM
hows the ice by MDB and along the village? Any reports on fishing as well?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 13, 2013, 04:56 PM
anyone fishing the tourney this weekend?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 13, 2013, 05:32 PM
I might actually do the tourney. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 13, 2013, 05:51 PM
that's a good call jon. Iv noticed the same thing and its definitely worth taking a minute to take care of it before fishing other waters. With that said, I probably wont fish anywere else this ice season. Stripers are right around the corner and once im done with lake George the boat gets prepped and the striper addiction takes place.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: HiTecRednecks on Feb 13, 2013, 06:03 PM
What had been catching the perch?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 13, 2013, 06:43 PM
Question for all you laker jiggers.  What type line do you spool your reel with and lb test?  Thanks
i use 8lbs berkly trilene micro ice i tried the northland bionic ice it was good but prefer the trilene
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 13, 2013, 06:45 PM
Thanks bigred! I planned to fish near there this weekend.
Dem plans changin' now! ;D
i'm going to the "treasure chest" 1 day this weekend if you and the boy want to come along,might have dani with me
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bwlin2012 on Feb 13, 2013, 07:37 PM
anyone drive thru hague today? I know the main lake was frozen this past sunday but i'm wondering about the bays are they still 5-7" thick?  Friends pt south was open as of last weekend. Does anyone fish Lake Rd. just south of bolton? What's the ice like there any luck? PM me or open forum message if you feel comfortable.. Thx

Steve
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Went off lake rd last week bring some planks to walk across this week was hairy last weekend will be there sat.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: reddog11 on Feb 13, 2013, 10:12 PM
Going to the King tomorrow. Can`t say where.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 14, 2013, 03:12 AM
meal worn don't for get to give me a call. ice hole is gone to nc with the boys.dont want to fish alone.thanks tc5.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 14, 2013, 07:24 AM
Im looking for a spot where i can fish lakers then perch without leaving . Thinking of fishing Harris Bay for the perch then going out futher for the lakers. Anyone know how far out the bay you have to walk to get to the deep warter?? Thanks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 14, 2013, 08:11 AM
Im looking for a spot where i can fish lakers then perch without leaving . Thinking of fishing Harris Bay for the perch then going out futher for the lakers. Anyone know how far out the bay you have to walk to get to the deep warter?? Thanks
It's only a couple miles to get out beyond Long island.  ;D
Harris might be the longest walk you could possibly take on LG to get to deep water.
Look on the other side of the lake for good spots to do both.
Sawmill, Cotton point, Huddle, Bixby Beach rd... All decent spots to do what you're saying.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 14, 2013, 10:10 AM
thank you perchslyr. I'll try one of those spots this weekend. It's nice to be able to fish both at one spot instead of traveling around the lake or doing on one day and one the next.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: regaffed on Feb 14, 2013, 01:55 PM
can anyone help me with where to park in that area,is that considered harris bay?first time ever on lake george,always wanted to fish there.going for really anything-any other tips would be apprecited.like where the heck to fish!haha-thanks.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: regaffed on Feb 14, 2013, 02:50 PM
thanks jon,i appreciate your help.not looking to make a killing,just hoping to catch a trout,eye or perch.

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Feb 14, 2013, 02:56 PM
Be aware the Winter Carnival will be going on and it will be pretty busy in that area, the motorcycle races on ice are this weekend.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: regaffed on Feb 14, 2013, 03:39 PM
using tipups and going tomorrow,a few perch would be nice-any weedbeds around the beach?looked up the topo map-goes to 33' pretty quick.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: crappiepants on Feb 14, 2013, 08:37 PM
Anyone going out at fort ann beach next few days be careful of pressure ridges out in front . Today walking off there was a ridge 3 inch's wide walk ten feet then another one and then 20 ft another . found a few places that you could fall throw easily in ridge lines. also noticed ice was starting to honey comb but we have some more cold nights and days coming.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Feb 14, 2013, 08:57 PM
It's only a couple miles to get out beyond Long island.  ;D
Harris might be the longest walk you could possibly take on LG to get to deep water.
Look on the other side of the lake for good spots to do both.
Sawmill, Cotton point, Huddle, Bixby Beach rd... All decent spots to do what you're saying.
tony.i walked  1.4 miles from my truck based on gps at harris and still in 39fow...too bad we cant get outon nwest bay... 100yd walk our from where we used to fish and your in 75 fow
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: oglenforfish on Feb 14, 2013, 09:04 PM
Tell me about it it takes forever!!! :-\
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lockdown199 on Feb 14, 2013, 09:37 PM
Anyone going out at fort ann beach next few days be careful of pressure ridges out in front . Today walking off there was a ridge 3 inch's wide walk ten feet then another one and then 20 ft another . found a few places that you could fall throw easily in ridge lines. also noticed ice was starting to honey comb but we have some more cold nights and days coming.
Thanks I was thinking of heading out from there this weekend, these cold nights coming up should lock it up again.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: captin bill on Feb 15, 2013, 01:48 AM
Look for the shanty-towns and its not unusual to find perch in 40' on lg. Schools run in the same size class so be willing to move a few hundred yards if your into the dinks ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fish-N-Adventures on Feb 15, 2013, 03:22 AM
Finally got on LG monday.
Got me a tipup laker.
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fv17%2Fcamofish%2F2013%2520Ice%2F021113_01a_zpscecba184.jpg&hash=9c92f75e431cd6faaf0c819e2eb31bf4)

And a (perch) jig pole laker.
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It was an excellent way to spend a day on LG.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 15, 2013, 03:29 AM
nice fish they seem to be coming better on perch stuff.makes alot of fun for sure.4# and let them run.tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 15, 2013, 03:59 AM

         Remember there is a tournament out of Fort Anne beach this weekend. ???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Feb 15, 2013, 04:56 AM
Nice laker.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Feb 15, 2013, 05:18 AM
Here's some laker pics from this year.LG has been treating us well.
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 15, 2013, 07:13 AM
nice fish that last ones a tank!!! wish i could hook up a couple
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 15, 2013, 07:23 AM
nice lakers    what was the legth on that last one?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Feb 15, 2013, 07:25 AM
33 inch 14 lbs
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 15, 2013, 07:29 AM
thats a big one!!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Feb 15, 2013, 07:32 AM
33 inch 14 lbs

too bad you didn't catch that tomorrow or saturday .... that's a $300 fish
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 15, 2013, 07:46 AM
your better off fishing north of the beach.... only because of all the atvs and sleds lots of places to fish besides million dollar beach..
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Feb 15, 2013, 07:51 AM
nice lakers
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 15, 2013, 07:53 AM
Hey Ship, you been out much?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Feb 15, 2013, 07:55 AM
Hey Ship, you been out much?

not enough  ;D

but yes i probably have 10 days or so out by now ......  haven't managed to hit a day when they were on the feed heavy but i haven't been skunked yet so no complaints

fishing both days this weekend  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 15, 2013, 07:57 AM
Beautiful lakers! That last guy looks like he's wearing dentures! Pretty old fish I bet! Congratulations on some fine trophies!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Feb 15, 2013, 08:26 AM
All of the lakers pictured above were released to fight another day.Got to give some back.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 15, 2013, 08:32 AM
All of the lakers pictured above were released to fight another day.Got to give some back.

That's great! How they get old!

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pughole on Feb 15, 2013, 08:49 AM
They are great looking fish!!!! Cant wait till we get back after them next week baitbox.I love fish slime!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 15, 2013, 08:58 AM
awwww mannnn!!!!!   My buddy just shot me a line that he finally got out on one of our better locations and is already at well over 20 trout.   Its gonna be a good weekend. @)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 15, 2013, 09:06 AM
I hear you bigred.  A buddy is fishing today keeps sending me pics.     
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slipbob on Feb 15, 2013, 09:16 AM
This work thing really sucks when other people are out slamming lakers :%$#!:  Having access to iceshanty all day at the office makes it even worse >:(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pughole on Feb 15, 2013, 09:21 AM
But man is it fun when your the one sending the pics to your hard working buds!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: zAc on Feb 15, 2013, 09:24 AM
This work thing really sucks when other people are out slamming lakers :%$#!:  Having access to iceshanty all day at the office makes it even worse >:(


Yup :-\
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Feb 15, 2013, 10:18 AM
awwww mannnn!!!!!   My buddy just shot me a line that he finally got out on one of our better locations and is already at well over 20 trout.   Its gonna be a good weekend. @)
I hope so, have not hit them good yet. Hoping to get to Blairs Bay.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 15, 2013, 10:46 AM
But man is it fun when your the one sending the pics to your hard working buds!!!

LOL!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Icefishin Wizz on Feb 15, 2013, 11:03 AM
I hope so, have not hit them good yet. Hoping to get to Blairs Bay.

I have not been there on the ice since the early 90's. Do you have a safe ice confirmation or just going on hope and luck?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Feb 15, 2013, 11:12 AM
But man is it fun when your the one sending the pics to your hard working buds!!!
You didn't seem to like getting the pics on Tues ;D lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pughole on Feb 15, 2013, 11:58 AM
No sir!!!! I love to get all fish slime not look at fish slime
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Feb 15, 2013, 01:16 PM
I have not been there on the ice since the early 90's. Do you have a safe ice confirmation or just going on hope and luck?
Just hoping to get on there.  Just got some info that it might not be safe.  I'll probably check it out in the morning.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 15, 2013, 01:34 PM
anyone go out of hearthstone today? shoot me a pm im curious as to how the ice held up this week. planning on going out with my dad this in the morning. thanks it advance.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: catchnofishthisisfun on Feb 15, 2013, 02:03 PM
Gonna be going to Lake Rd. south of bolton tomorrow. anyone fish it today? ice thickness? access from the dock ok?

Please PM me.

Thanks ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mike304 on Feb 15, 2013, 02:41 PM
I was up a couple weekends ago when the main lake froze, it blew open from foot of tongue south after the rains and wind.
I was wondering if the main part re-froze last week prior to the snow? Can you get out from Sawmill or Shelving Rock up into Narrows yet?
Nope, at least I wouldn't try it.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mike304 on Feb 15, 2013, 02:46 PM
tony.i walked  1.4 miles from my truck based on gps at harris and still in 39fow...too bad we cant get outon nwest bay... 100yd walk our from where we used to fish and your in 75 fow
There are guys fishing Northwest Bay. They are parking along the road or where the rattlesnake sign after the S curves at the mouth of Northwest bay creek.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Icefishin Wizz on Feb 15, 2013, 03:04 PM
Just hoping to get on there.  Just got some info that it might not be safe.  I'll probably check it out in the morning.

I would be interested to know what you find.
ty
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 15, 2013, 04:07 PM
They got big northerns in lake george? where would i fish for them?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 15, 2013, 04:43 PM
Any of the bays
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Feb 15, 2013, 04:56 PM
They got big northerns in lake george? where would i fish for them?

my friend got a 33 inch northern about 50 feet down in 80 mfeet of water this year  .. they go wherever they want ... and wherever there is chow  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 15, 2013, 05:08 PM
There are guys fishing Northwest Bay. They are parking along the road or where the rattlesnake sign after the S curves at the mouth of Northwest bay creek.
I don't think i would be out there. just my 2 cents. Sounds scary to me.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jstumbaugh on Feb 15, 2013, 05:08 PM
anyone go out of hearthstone today? shoot me a pm im curious as to how the ice held up this week. planning on going out with my dad this in the morning. thanks it advance.
headed there tomorrow morning. Hopefully the ice held up good. Me and the wife will be out with a clam hub popup
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 15, 2013, 05:22 PM
meal worm where are you  :'(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: DamYankee on Feb 15, 2013, 06:40 PM
anyone go out of hearthstone today? shoot me a pm im curious as to how the ice held up this week. planning on going out with my dad this in the morning. thanks it advance.

Fished few hours after work until dark.  7" solid ice.  Several quads running around- should be fine tomorrow
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: BD Swede on Feb 15, 2013, 07:17 PM
Perch still hitting in the bays. Got a couple doz nice ones this evening with friend. Had a tip up spooled and snapped of at dark. Probably a water wolf you guys were talking about.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: NYJigger72 on Feb 15, 2013, 08:26 PM
Should be able too park just heard that the winter carnival is cancelled. Good luck
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Feb 15, 2013, 09:30 PM
Where would someone suggest for a variety of species on LG?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 15, 2013, 10:07 PM
ill be out with my dad and best fishin buddy. clam 6 man blue. me and my dad met a really cool guy out there last week who gave us a ton of info. if your on shanty thanks that was pretty nice of you. hope you got your chores done.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 15, 2013, 10:09 PM
thanks for the info. sounds like it lost a little but should be good. how was the snow cover out there. still some drifts.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 15, 2013, 10:22 PM
going to cotton point tommorow about 9 oclock 2 man shappel grey shanty and 2 guys running around come by if you want
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: phantom jigger on Feb 16, 2013, 03:39 AM
Good luck to all tournament entry's.I hope the bite is better today. TIGHT LINES . :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adksmitty on Feb 16, 2013, 07:27 AM
Let see some nice fish.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 16, 2013, 08:10 AM
Not in the tourney but fishing has been good this morning.     A couple nice fish on the board
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 16, 2013, 08:24 AM
if anybody is out on cotton point im on my way so be sure to say hi
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Steelhead5678 on Feb 16, 2013, 09:27 AM
Anyone know if the Pilot Knob / Fort Ann beach area has safe ice yet? Much appreciate any info
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 16, 2013, 10:42 AM
5 inchs on pilot.   People on wheelers here today.   B
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 16, 2013, 01:28 PM
Wind is bad here on bixby had one laker 5 minutes after getting here nothing now btw i like using the site from my phone :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Laker15 on Feb 16, 2013, 02:26 PM
Fished Pilot Knob today, 4 of us landed 9 Lakers and lost a couple at the hole. 19" to 25". All Jigging.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 16, 2013, 02:28 PM
Nice how far out were ya?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Laker15 on Feb 16, 2013, 02:45 PM
about a 1/4 mile out, in 80'-85' fow.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 16, 2013, 03:09 PM
Which group ? I was the group infront if marina.  That walked over a mile down to meet icewander, WEC, jager61 and ship of fools.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 16, 2013, 03:20 PM
Looks like i should have went to pilot knob... anyone ever try a buckshot rattler jig thats what we caught out laker on earlier
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fish-N-Adventures on Feb 16, 2013, 04:24 PM
Looks like i should have went to pilot knob... anyone ever try a buckshot rattler jig thats what we caught out laker on earlier
yea, I know lots of guys getting lots of lakers on the buckshot rattle jig.
Lakers will eat just about anything.
The few lakers I got last week were fat and still eating.  @) @)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 16, 2013, 04:47 PM
went out today for 5 hours and landed 11 lakers and lost 4 or 5 otheres. the bite shut off for me at 11.

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mike304 on Feb 16, 2013, 04:55 PM
I don't think i would be out there. just my 2 cents. Sounds scary to me.
They have been out there for 2 weeks.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 16, 2013, 05:13 PM
They have been out there for 2 weeks.
yea saw for myself today. All over the place.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bwlin2012 on Feb 16, 2013, 05:44 PM
Went out of  lake rd today nice day out but worse fishing day of year no perch bite at all
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 16, 2013, 05:58 PM

           I went out today & fished w/combsey, Jager61, ship of fools & wec. It was a great day. I started fishing alone & caught 9 lakers before 9:30 @ which time the bite stopped dead. I fished that spot till 11 am, I then moved 3/4 miles south & met up w/ship Jager & wec. We made our introductions, then started to fish. I caught 17 no keepers by 3pm @ which time I left. @ that time  Jager had 13 ship had 15 & wec had 8 or 9.
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 16, 2013, 05:59 PM
fished off cotton point today for the first time this year,got 5 lakers biggest i caught just before dark,fished with tc5...think he got 5 lakers too,couple of buddies got a few as well, wasn't a bad day.hope the ice holds out doesn't look the best,and that pressure ridge at basin bay is nasty
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 16, 2013, 06:01 PM
nice lakers BML and IW

ol man you aught to be close to 100 by now ?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 16, 2013, 06:04 PM
Great meeting you finally Jeff! What a fun day! There were five of use guys as Ice Wanderer posted. The final tally for the 5 of us was 74 fish! LOL! Quite the bonanza! And some real nice chunky fish too! Congrats to everyone!

Mike

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 16, 2013, 06:09 PM
dont think the IS powers that be would like the reply i have for that  :nono: >:D but i think you already know  ;) :P :wacko: :whistle: :icefish: i'll be back on the lakers next weekend gonna take friday off and fish for 3 days
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Laker15 on Feb 16, 2013, 06:12 PM
           I went out today & fished w/combsey, Jager61, ship of fools & wec. It was a great day. I started fishing alone & caught 9 lakers before 9:30 @ which time the bite stopped dead. I fished that spot till 11 am, I then moved 3/4 miles south & met up w/ship Jager & wec. We made our introductions, then started to fish. I caught 17 no keepers by 3pm @ which time I left. @ that time  Jager had 13 ship had 15 & wec had 8 or 9.
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We we're the group a little closer to shore, the bite stopped for us around 10:30. We should have stayed a little longer!!!!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: chuckrudy on Feb 16, 2013, 06:16 PM


Why was the carnival cancelled
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 16, 2013, 06:19 PM
you guys are killing me. I went out again today and got nothing on the jigging rod and two on tip ups. marked some fish but couldn't get any to bite. havnt decided if im gonna try again tomorrow. nice catch out guys.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: hot tuna on Feb 16, 2013, 06:34 PM
nice fish,
hope they were keepers..
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 16, 2013, 06:35 PM
nice lakers BML and IW

ol man you aught to be close to 100 by now ?
            Getting up there, I believe I'm @ 87!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 16, 2013, 06:40 PM
Great job out there today Jeremy and Crew! Great pics!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 16, 2013, 06:40 PM
Nice lets go Friday! I think we need a challenge!  ;D
can't promise anything gotta get the kids out 1 day of the 3 so have to pick the best weather day for them
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 16, 2013, 06:41 PM
all the ones I get to chase seem to stop chasing long before the get that high....keep tryin I guess.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 16, 2013, 06:48 PM
great pictures guys great numbers. tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: coldfish on Feb 16, 2013, 07:19 PM
nice lakers
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 16, 2013, 07:20 PM
A tip I've earned, imagine you're a wounded baitfish.  Sometimes they'll chase hard, others you need to change it up. Do what you'd think a dying smelt is doing....  ;)

Right on Jon!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: nypike on Feb 16, 2013, 07:33 PM
you guys are stacking them up down there, nice.  Got 12 today between 4 of us on Tupper and that was a stellar day..
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 16, 2013, 07:53 PM
            Getting up there, I believe I'm @ 87!
            I have to make a correction to my total, I have 77.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: onewhitestone on Feb 16, 2013, 08:12 PM
I have never fished lake george, where can I go for lakers that I dont have to walk for miles?  Would like to give it a try while there is safe ice.  Thanks.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: older042 on Feb 16, 2013, 08:51 PM
nobody is going to believe this but today one of the guys had one chase all the way to the top and actually came out of the hole on to the ice he did not even know it was chasing and he almost fell off this bucket scared the crap out of him
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 16, 2013, 09:04 PM
nobody is going to believe this but today one of the guys had one chase all the way to the top and actually came out of the hole on to the ice he did not even know it was chasing and he almost fell off this bucket scared the crap out of him
that happened to a buddy of mine bout 10years ago,guy reeled up so fast a laker shot rite up in his hole a little kick with the and the laker landed on the ice.pretty neat to watch
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: gsl10 on Feb 16, 2013, 09:06 PM
Hoping some of you guys can help us out. My son (12) and I are heading up this Monday and Tuesday, were normally going for pike and crappie so lakers are going to be a challenge. My big question is where is the safest ice on the lake that we can possibly get into them, and are the 4 wheelers out there or should we leave it home. If anyone is feeling like throwing some tip out there it would be appreciated. Thanks.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: phantom jigger on Feb 16, 2013, 09:28 PM
Limit on perch by 7:30 got a couple 24-27 "Lakers  going for  the money fish in am.GREAT BITE TODAY.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adksmitty on Feb 16, 2013, 11:03 PM
Wow , everyone is doing great. Nice pics. Need to get some some perch sooner or later. Just hard to put the laker rod down.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 17, 2013, 02:56 AM
Wow , everyone is doing great. Nice pics. Need to get some some perch sooner or later. Just hard to put the laker rod down.
i know the feelling.idk what it is i just cant get away from the lakers this year, only been perch fishing twice ,i really need to stock up too,plenty of time left i guess maybe i can get after some with the kiddos next week


Hoping some of you guys can help us out. My son (12) and I are heading up this Monday and Tuesday, were normally going for pike and crappie so lakers are going to be a challenge. My big question is where is the safest ice on the lake that we can possibly get into them, and are the 4 wheelers out there or should we leave it home. If anyone is feeling like throwing some tip out there it would be appreciated. Thanks.
try heathstone camp ground nice short walk from the parking lot to good laker fishing,dont be afraid to move around the whole area there move away from the masses of people too work your way north or to the south or just keep moving cross the lake try white silver or gold sweedish pimples and a flasher is a big help if you have 1
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Feb 17, 2013, 03:46 AM
Great first day on the King, thanks jager61, ship of fools, ice wander and combsey.  First day of double digit lakers for me, 17-25 inches.  Got a terrible headache from a fall on the ice at the end of the day, but the best day on the ice ever.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 17, 2013, 05:04 AM
Great first day on the King, thanks jager61, ship of fools, ice wander and combsey.  First day of double digit lakers for me, 17-25 inches.  Got a terrible headache from a fall on the ice at the end of the day, but the best day on the ice ever.
            You gotta watch it out there, clear ice not much traction w/out creepers. I know up where you are from you probably have snow on the ice. I hope your headache is goes away, if it doesn't you should have it checked out, look what happened to Hilliary Clinton from a fall.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 17, 2013, 05:15 AM
it looks like a steller day for everyone!! ive never seen fish chase so hard as they did today! i was marking 3-4 fish on a screen in the early morning. then at 10 it turned off to maybe marking 1 fish every 30 miniuts. green prisum # 7 swedish pimple was what was working for me. alos got 2 on a yellow buckshot. fish liked 60-65 feet of water out on nw bay. perchers were not getting anything but lakers! they all left by 11. saw a guy who left his tip-ups in the water all night long and didnt show up until almost 8 am! he had 5 flags up when i got there. i kindley let him now you cant do that! especially on tournament day! and then the guy threated a old man cause the old guy wanted to call dec on him. this guy wanted to beat up a 75 year old man because he told the guy that leaving yout tip-ups unatended for 12 hours is illegal!  and to top it all of he said he does this all the time! so me and the old man old guy i met told the guy if we see this again we will call dec and have them explain it to you. he aslo had a 9 year old with him who was complaining to his dad that he couldent get the flag outa thew hole cause there was 3 inches of ice in the hole. sorry rants over but it put a sour taste in my mouth!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 17, 2013, 05:26 AM
i would have if i had the number! i just put it into my phone!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ejp419 on Feb 17, 2013, 05:32 AM
I keep all 4 DEC officers', in my area, phone number on me at all times. I don't argue with people. I just call. I've gotten into a few confrontation (not over fish, but deer hunting) thru the years. I'm getting old and don't need it. Just let ENCON do their job.....
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 17, 2013, 05:35 AM
Glad your OK Bill and made home safe. Was quite the bump on the 'ole squash yesterday! As long as you told the Wife. That it was Ship's idea to come out here everything's cool! Congrats on the PB! We're heading onto the ice now!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 17, 2013, 05:51 AM
Remember to send me some pics mike since I'm stuck at work. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 17, 2013, 05:59 AM
a good day blind was 3 or 4 fish in a few hours. now its 3 or 4 fish in 15 miniuts on a good day! i think we may have to but another flasher! its tough sharing 1 with 3 people. every time i hooked a fish i see my brother run over pull the ducer and then leave with the vex!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: regaffed on Feb 17, 2013, 06:40 AM
fished there friday,walked out to the point ,no flags!talked to a couple guys on the way out and they werent having much luck either.o well thats fishing.would like to try again somewhere in a different location.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 17, 2013, 07:13 AM
3-4 fish in 15 minutes.     I don't think jobs that good
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Bussman on Feb 17, 2013, 08:01 AM
Planning on fishing lake George one day this week depending on wind reports. Traveling from the Plattsburgh area. I will have my 12 and 15 year old boys as well as my wife with me. May or may not be pulling the 4 wheeler because of the various reports on ice. If anyone is interested in fishing with us PM me.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mike304 on Feb 17, 2013, 08:02 AM
i would have if i had the number! i just put it into my phone!
here are the ECO's for Lake George.
ECO Louis Gerrain    (518) 925-5560
ECO George LaPoint    (518) 793-3767
ECO Stephen delaRosa    (518) 527-1101
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 17, 2013, 08:03 AM
lol i was not expecting the laker at huddle yesterday the bite was on fire though... after we left we took a ride down to ft ann beach to check it out we never fished there but it looks pretty good... probably see you guys out there sometime
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 17, 2013, 08:17 AM
Remember to send me some pics mike since I'm stuck at work.

J, the morning bite is INSANE! Between Kevin and I we've iced 22 lakers from 7a-9a! Best morning of fishingin a long time!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 17, 2013, 08:19 AM
J, the morning bite is INSANE! Between Kevin and I we've iced 22 lakers from 7a-9a! Best morning of fishingin a long time!

Mike


man i am jealous...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 17, 2013, 08:31 AM
go north toward bolton lots of spots up there and the fishing is better
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: masoneddie on Feb 17, 2013, 08:32 AM
Looking forward to the total catch count JÄGER, a slammer start!!  :clap: :thumbsup: :icefish:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 17, 2013, 09:17 AM
Man that sounds good :thumbsup: Hope it stays that way. I will be there Friday
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: scottvan10 on Feb 17, 2013, 09:29 AM
Heading out to Lake George tommorow. Cant decide were to go, using tip ups 3 with fatheads 2 with medium shiners. Looking for big perch  and anything that will hit a medium shiner. Old school for me no Quad.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 17, 2013, 09:39 AM
Where you coming from
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 17, 2013, 10:08 AM
I  am going to Onieda 2 days the LG for 2 days. Can,t wait :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Feb 17, 2013, 10:36 AM
Thanks Mike, awesome first couple of hours, how they since 9:00am?  Sunday looks good.  Jeff and I going to Abankee tomorrow.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: skunkman on Feb 17, 2013, 11:18 AM
Hello, been fishing Lake George for years jigging perch.Have been reading about jigging lakers, but know little about it. My hand auger is 6". Is that too small? I don't have electronics, can I get away without it? Any suggestions on lures, other than Swedish pimples? Lure size?Without giving away any secrets, any suggestions where to fish? What about off of the Paulist Fathers? I used to work on the lake, am fairly used to most areas.Any suggestions greatly appreciated.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: hot tuna on Feb 17, 2013, 11:37 AM

man i am jealous...

not jealous just skeptical with all these insane numbers.. And chest pumping on a huge public forum  :-\
that is 1 laker iced every 5.45 mins non stop..  ::)
kinda hard for me to get my stuff together in that short of time, let alone keep track of how many..
however the internet don't fib so it must be true.. :o

Caught 1 on LG, jigging with electronics yesterday, maybe I'll catch another 1 tomorrow..
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fzgil on Feb 17, 2013, 11:55 AM
Anybody using those PK Panic jigs for Lakers? I have always used Swedish pimples tipped with meat but wanted to try something new.
Thanks
Frank
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: NYJigger72 on Feb 17, 2013, 11:57 AM
Both Assembly point and huddle bay have been hot for the perch. We got couple lakers at AP yesterday and limits on BIG perch.  Good luck
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Feb 17, 2013, 12:00 PM
not jealous just skeptical with all these insane numbers.. And chest pumping on a huge public forum  :-\
that is 1 laker iced every 5.45 mins non stop..  ::)
kinda hard for me to get my stuff together in that short of time, let alone keep track of how many..
however the internet don't fib so it must be true.. :o

Caught 1 on LG, jigging with electronics yesterday, maybe I'll catch another 1 tomorrow..
if you ever have the chance to fish with jager61, "do it" this guy is a class act  he does what he says. I have witnessed this laker assassin before and he is spot on with the reports of what he catches!! keep up the good job, mike!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 17, 2013, 12:01 PM
Thanks Mike, awesome first couple of hours, how they since 9:00am?  Sunday looks good.  Jeff and I going to Abankee tomorrow.

Bill it's been non stop until about 1/2 hr ago. At the moment, the three of us have Iced 76 lakers! It's unbelievable today! By far best day jigging ever! I'll be back Friday! LOL! How's the headache? Hope it's better Bro!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Feb 17, 2013, 12:14 PM
The head is fine, minor headache.  Great job with the fish today.  Same area?  John out today?  If so, tell him thanks.  I'm trying to get out of taken my daughter Saturday to a concert, if not, Sunday for sure. Tell Kevin I said hello.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 17, 2013, 12:19 PM
not jealous just skeptical with all these insane numbers.. And chest pumping on a huge public forum  :-\
that is 1 laker iced every 5.45 mins non stop..  ::)
kinda hard for me to get my stuff together in that short of time, let alone keep track of how many..
however the internet don't fib so it must be true.. :o

Caught 1 on LG, jigging with electronics yesterday, maybe I'll catch another 1 tomorrow..
i'm sensing a bit more jealousy than 1 would want to admit, why would ever 1 want lye about the numbers they put up, just to get flooded inboxes with pms of who what when and where.you kind of sound like the guy that accused us of using illegal bait with all the fish we were landing.had to show him our bait just to prove him wrong,and love to prove people wrong.some times some people have a hard time catching maybe it the gear or lure or just lack of skill and luck for some and some guys just hate the fact they 're not the ones putting up the big numbers,i know all the people that have been putting these numbers up and i know where they been fishing,i don't doubt theses guys including myself for a second and knowing where there fishing these spots have been this hot since i started fishing lakers 30 years ago,witnesses and pics don't lye either,
now with all that said i just want you to know i'm not trying to start a war here i'm just sayin,and i hope you can have a few good days for your quarry too...tight lines
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 17, 2013, 12:22 PM
How come when someone ( who is legit) has a great day and post about it someone ( probally not catching fish ) has to bash it.   Don't worry guys someday you'll have a good day to.      I used mine up last year :).   Great job guys      Tell ship to get ahold of me or Jon
about Thursday
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 17, 2013, 12:24 PM
How come when someone ( who is legit) has a great day and post about it someone ( probally not catching fish ) has to bash it.   Don't worry guys someday you'll have a good day to.      I used mine up last year :).   Great job guys      Tell ship to get ahold of me or Jon
about Thursday
was hoping you'd chime in  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: nypike on Feb 17, 2013, 12:29 PM
i'm sensing a bit more jealousy than 1 would want to admit, why would ever 1 want lye about the numbers they put up, just to get flooded inboxes with pms of who what when and where.you kind of sound like the guy that accused us of using illegal bait with all the fish we were landing.had to show him our bait just to prove him wrong,and love to prove people wrong.some times some people have a hard time catching maybe it the gear or lure or just lack of skill and luck for some and some guys just hate the fact they 're not the ones putting up the big numbers,i know all the people that have been putting these numbers up and i know where they been fishing,i don't doubt theses guys including myself for a second and knowing where there fishing these spots have been this hot since i started fishing lakers 30 years ago,witnesses and pics don't lye either,
now with all that said i just want you to know i'm not trying to start a war here i'm just sayin,and i hope you can have a few good days for your quarry too...tight lines
happens all the time, i've never seen anything bring out jealousy like fishing, especially ice fishing.....
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 17, 2013, 12:49 PM
I'm jealous and I fish with them.   Nothing like catching 2 while they get 10.     As for the numbers.   Once I moved to different spots ( thanks to icewander/ Jon. And jäger ) I have had more fish show up on my vex.  The laker that jäger posted of me was the quickest of 4.   The laker fishing has been ridiculous this  year if you know where they are.    And just because you fish there doesn't meen you will catch them ( sorry adksmitty)  we all were getting fish feet from him the other day and he didn't get one till after I left.     
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Feb 17, 2013, 01:03 PM
any chance I can come play with you "fishing freaks" on Friday? lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 17, 2013, 01:05 PM
You welcome to fish with us anytime.     On mike to see where to meet.      There should be a nice group of us. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 17, 2013, 01:09 PM
alwayse gotta be one guy.....

I don't know how you guys do it. I tried a different spot today and marked probably 50 fish. Nothing bit. They would chase then leave. Come up on it while it was falling leave. I tried probably a hundred different ways of teasing these fish right down to just letting it sit there and I still couldn't get them to bite. Man when fishings your thing it can get frustration when it beats you over and over again. But, with that said, ill be back out there next weekend.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: filetandrelease on Feb 17, 2013, 01:22 PM


yep numbers can bum some people out i think that it shows the skill level of some how they have the ability to consistently catch fish no matter what flavor it is , well I'm coming for 2 days next week with some great guys , which I'm the green horn looking to ice my first laker , looking forward to being tested , and i don't cry over split milk , I'm coming to have a good time and some good old fashion ball busting , then back to Oneida
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 17, 2013, 01:30 PM
When you coming?    I'm on nights thus week so ill be out in the mornings.     
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Feb 17, 2013, 01:34 PM
or you can be like me and get lucky when combsey says "come get my tipup" my only laker from lg and it wasn't even on my equipment.   at least i got 3 on other lakes last yr.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Reel_Force on Feb 17, 2013, 01:42 PM
Anybody using those PK Panic jigs for Lakers? I have always used Swedish pimples tipped with meat but wanted to try something new.
Thanks
Frank

Last trip to LG, I stopped in Fish307 and saw them hanging up. The pearl glow was to much of a temptation for me ... ended up catching most of my fish on it. The only thing I added was smelt scent.

A P/K Laker.

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 17, 2013, 02:23 PM
not jealous just skeptical with all these insane numbers.. And chest pumping on a huge public forum  :-\
that is 1 laker iced every 5.45 mins non stop..  ::)
kinda hard for me to get my stuff together in that short of time, let alone keep track of how many..
however the internet don't fib so it must be true.. :o

Caught 1 on LG, jigging with electronics yesterday, maybe I'll catch another 1 tomorrow..
           I'm not trying to start a war either, but I will say that w/the # of people getting the quantity of lakers this yr. is amazing. It doesn't happen everytime we're out there, there are days w/ just 5 lakers iced. Now as for me, I took 6 or 7 pics of my 1st 9 fish that I caught because I was fishhing alone.& I posted some of those pic for you all to see. I've spent 30+ yrs. on Lake George fishing for lakers & never exaggerated how many fish I caught & I'm not going to start now. If you want to to w/us some time & verify our catches be my guess! :o
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Bussman on Feb 17, 2013, 02:41 PM
I try not to get involved in these things but I can tell you that its not impossible to hammer lakers on LG once you figure out what they want. I was just reading about full buckets of perch and someone was saying you have to fill the bottom of the bucket with snow to do that. If you put in the time and are not afraid to try some out of the box methods you will figure out how to consistently  catch fish.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 17, 2013, 02:42 PM

yep numbers can bum some people out i think that it shows the skill level of some how they have the ability to consistently catch fish no matter what flavor it is , well I'm coming for 2 days next week with some great guys , which I'm the green horn looking to ice my first laker , looking forward to being tested , and i don't cry over split milk , I'm coming to have a good time and some good old fashion ball busting , then back to Oneida
I am with you Fillet. I can't wait till Friday. All packed up and ready to go. Smoked up some Salmon and steelhead for the trip.
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi273.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fjj204%2Fwiredstone%2FP2170241_zps0701a7da.jpg&hash=40bafb1819a206c1f6b809d91c914943)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 17, 2013, 02:43 PM
i just love when a laker sees you pulling it away and they just rocket up and smash it! its like taking a big mac from a fat kid!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 17, 2013, 02:45 PM
 ;D lol. I hear that
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 17, 2013, 02:45 PM
I'm coming to visit you :).    Maybe if I didn't visit do much I might have better numbers:). Oh well I much rather watch people catch fish and anybody that has fished with me can tell you I'm not joking about that. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 17, 2013, 02:47 PM
Jeremy don't get excited and start throwing numbers out there   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 17, 2013, 02:49 PM
ow i will on thursday! well be armed with 2 vexes and 12 hours of time to burn! i aint leavin at 10 this time. i prolly catch 100 ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Ziehnertfish007 on Feb 17, 2013, 02:51 PM
I recently fished out of Hearthstone last weekend. There was a good 8+ inches of ice. I only landed one laketrout which was 21 inches and hooked another. With most of the lake having 6+ inches of ice, i would think most of the North end is frozen. I will report back after this week to report about the North end. Tight lines :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pa ice swimmer on Feb 17, 2013, 02:52 PM
Tell ya what filet, it's not an if we get into them it's when, when we do it will spoil you, no nap time for sure,lol. All that said, anybody been out from Boon Bay? pm is good
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 17, 2013, 02:53 PM
dont assume anything on this lake! still open water by the narrows and up by hague
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pa ice swimmer on Feb 17, 2013, 02:54 PM
Is the Hague next weekend?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Bussman on Feb 17, 2013, 03:07 PM
I'm coming to visit you :).    Maybe if I didn't visit do much I might have better numbers:). Oh well I much rather watch people catch fish and anybody that has fished with me can tell you I'm not joking about that.

I will be spending my day helping my wife and youngest and it will be just as much fun as if I were alone rippin lips!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Bussman on Feb 17, 2013, 03:16 PM
Anyone have a report for the ice between Green and Crown?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Feb 17, 2013, 03:17 PM
hey BUSSMAN, how the heck you been? haven't seen you on here in forever. fished with you down on Otsego years ago.


Steve
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Bussman on Feb 17, 2013, 03:38 PM
I keep my head down and keep quite. Its a way to keep the crazies away. Us more experienced mods learned how to stay out of trouble the hard way!!  ;)

Honestly my boys have been obsessed with skiing the past few years and I haven't had much ice time. Now all of a sudden my youngest decided he wanted to fish and now that I am going more everyone is interested again!!!  ;D I want to take the family down to LG and I hate to drag them down there to spend a day looking for good ice so I am humbly looking for good info so I can keep them safe and interested. My ice time might depend on it! LOL
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Feb 17, 2013, 03:42 PM
nice, congrats on the family taking up the interest, and to you to get back on the ice again. hoping to make my way up there this Friday with my son. take care and good luck.

Steve
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Bussman on Feb 17, 2013, 03:54 PM
Were planning on fishing all week. I took 3 nights off to fish while they are interested. Were hitting a bunch of different places this week and I hope to really get them hooked! They all know how cool perch fishing can be but only my 15 year old knows what its like to catch lakers using the flasher. Its such a thrill and I know if I can put them on fish we will be doing a lot more fishing. I enjoy skiing but if I have to pick between skiing and fishing that is not a hard choice.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Feb 17, 2013, 03:57 PM
also, nice disguise on being a "mod lurker" lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 17, 2013, 04:10 PM
Finally off the ice! Got our butt kicked by the wind the last hour! We looked like pigs on roller skates coming off the ice!

Now, on the subject of crazy fish numbers, I take no offense to the raised eyebrows and to opinions expressed.  As a reasonably experienced angler like so many of the great guys and friends here on IS what happened yesterday and today was WAY beyond the norm for most and especially for me! The fish were simply willing and the bite was on! Didn't matter what we threw at them. What's even kookier is that we didn't even have to move. They just kept coming and coming! Anyway, no magic here just plain luck! That being said, Ship of Fools, BC Shanty and myself iced a total of 78 fish and when added to yesterday's total of 74 fishing with Ship, WEC, Ice Wanderer and Combsey it's a mind boggling total all from the same approximate 100 x 100 foot piece of ice! The single two BEST days of ice fishing I've ever experienced!

Here's wishing everyone the same good time!

Mike

A few noteworthy specimens from today!

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: riverat24 on Feb 17, 2013, 04:24 PM
Wow that is impressive.  Imprint those days of catching for the days you are fishing.  A couple of buddies and I had a May Day on the Hudson when we caught 22 Stripers so you keep replaying that tape and retell the story when fishing is slow.  Congrats on a career day.  Was hoping to fish tomorrow but that windchill may scare me off.  Shoulda gone yesterday.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 17, 2013, 04:38 PM

         That's impressive, I'm glad that your 2 days on the King was a great success. :woot: The wind was brutal here, I can imagine what it was like out on the lake. ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Ziehnertfish007 on Feb 17, 2013, 04:54 PM
Does anyone know the ice conditions around hague to Anthonys Nose?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: catchnofishthisisfun on Feb 17, 2013, 05:02 PM
REGARDING NORTH LG... HAGUE - From Flirtation island in hague south past silver bay is wide open. It is real solid in front of the look out view points at the north end of the base of tongue mountain. There's guys parking in the look out pull off section and walking down the steep embankment to get onto the ice.. From friends point north the lake was frozen over almost solidly with a tiny stream running through the middle. with the wind sat night to sunday morning, that stream is now a damn river. be careful if not avoid it completely. I fished forest bay unsuccessfully in the later part of the day after spending the morning at Lake rd. (south of bolton) -lake rd access was easy and ice was very thick.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 17, 2013, 05:04 PM
REGARDING NORTH LG... HAGUE - From Flirtation island in hague south past silver bay is wide open. It is real solid in front of the look out view points at the north end of the base of tongue mountain. There's guys parking in the look out pull off section and walking down the steep embankment to get onto the ice.. From friends point north the lake was frozen over almost solidly with a tiny stream running through the middle. with the wind sat night to sunday morning, that stream is now a damn river. be careful if not avoid it completely. I fished forest bay unsuccessfully in the later part of the day after spending the morning at Lake rd. (south of bolton) -lake rd access was easy and ice was very thick.
thanx for the report how deep you fishin in forest bay and can you get to around 90' and can you get to the perch beds,i'd love to get out on forest bay,haven't been there in years
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 17, 2013, 05:09 PM
sounds like its wide open
http://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/index.php?topic=230074.msg2597321#msg2597321 (http://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/index.php?topic=230074.msg2597321#msg2597321)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: catchnofishthisisfun on Feb 17, 2013, 05:31 PM
I don't know a damn thing about the perch beds and I was able to get to 50' last weekend but not this weekend.. its a little sketchy but i can get out on to the ice i just need a fishing buddy for some added confidence.. I'm a newby so i need someone with me cuz walking on the ice freaks me out with open water surrounding me.



Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: carpy on Feb 17, 2013, 05:51 PM
JAGER, congrats on the stellar two days of laker fishing. :bow: :bow: :thumbsup: :clap:. Everyone dreams about a day like that say nothing about two.  :tipup: :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 17, 2013, 05:58 PM
hey guys, could it be possible that im getting a lot of chasers but nothing strikes because of the scent of cigarettes, or gas, or other human odors on my gear. I was using scent oil from 307 and that didn't help so I don't know. Just asking a ton of questions because the few I have caught were a blast but it gets discouraging seeing them on the fish finder, seeing them chase it up but not strike. Seems like once they fall off on the fish finder they.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 17, 2013, 06:03 PM
gonna give it a shot next weekend and if its another fail ill be taking out the striper gear and getting that ready.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ak47 on Feb 17, 2013, 06:37 PM
Hi everyone! I was lucky to be there on Saturday. What a day - ice fishing can`t be better than that imho...friends, scenery, ice, weather and fish! Our numbers were way more modest but the fun was as great. I`m not very experienced with jigging for them lakers, used flasher for the first time ;D and man, it makes difference. It was cool just to see how they rise to the lure and follow it for like 10 feet. Had many chasers, maybe 5-6 fish in 15 minutes at some time but it was crazy difficult to make them hit it. I definitely learned something new. Special thanks to Captain JJ, especially from kids, for all his care, knowledge and assistance!  ;)I`ll try to post some pics later..

Mike-glad you and your team did THIS well. Congratulations!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Iamthenextone34 on Feb 17, 2013, 06:43 PM
Is cotton point accessible by Atv?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 17, 2013, 06:48 PM
Is cotton point accessible by Atv?
yes but the pressure ridge going out to the main lake is NNNNAAAAASSSSTTTTYYY
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 17, 2013, 06:53 PM
Hi everyone! I was lucky to be there on Saturday. What a day - ice fishing can`t be better than that imho...friends, scenery, ice, weather and fish! Our numbers were way more modest but the fun was as great. I`m not very experienced with jigging for them lakers, used flasher for the first time ;D and man, it makes difference. It was cool just to see how they rise to the lure and follow it for like 10 feet. Had many chasers, maybe 5-6 fish in 15 minutes at some time but it was crazy difficult to make them hit it. I definitely learned something new. Special thanks to Captain JJ, especially from kids, for all his care, knowledge and assistance!  ;)I`ll try to post some pics later..

Mike-glad you and your team did THIS well. Congratulations!

Way to go Andrey! Look forward to seeing your pics! Glad you had a great time with the Captain!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 17, 2013, 07:09 PM
thanks for the tips man
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Iamthenextone34 on Feb 17, 2013, 07:21 PM
yes but the pressure ridge going out to the main lake is NNNNAAAAASSSSTTTTYYY
Thanks for the info headed out tomorrow morning to try for
My first lakers ever, been hammering the perch in Harris bay hoping to have some luck with lakers tomorrow, anyone gonna be headed out there tomorrow?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pa ice swimmer on Feb 17, 2013, 07:23 PM
Thanks catchno for the report.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 17, 2013, 07:37 PM
alright boys gotta do this work thing so give them heck out there this week, gonna try to hit them hard this weekend,TTFN
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Ziehnertfish007 on Feb 17, 2013, 07:39 PM
Yikes it seems like its very iffy. The last time I ice fished around Hague The fishing was pretty good. I fished the south end by hearthstone and I only caught 1. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 17, 2013, 08:02 PM
thanks for the tips man

Jimi, as Jon suggested, when the chasing slows down and/or the lakers go neutral, slow and subtle finesse "jiggling" with plastics can fill in the void between feeding frenzy's! I'm not an expert by any means at finesse fishing but here's what worked VERY well the past two days:

- Keitech Plastics, "Shad Impact 4" with squid scent #416 Silver Flash Minnow (think smelt)

(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi39.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fe193%2FJager61%2FB7810AEF-CC33-46FA-9484-D5B8CF069D90-3232-000002DABE3634C8_zps80ab79ef.jpg&hash=627de0dc9d8da10eb987d19d06b1caf0)

- Tube Jig Head, 1/4 oz #39090

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Carefully thread the hook about 1" into the body of the swim bait
Put a few drops of Smelt Rite on swim bait

I was ever so slowly jiggling the swim bait 5-10' off the bottom. When a laker started to rise to the bait I would equally as slow reel away from the fish.  You'll know when he eats it! Set that hook! You get a few more lost fish because its only a single hook but when nothing else works its better than nothing! Interestingly, all of the better fish, 25"+ all came on the plastics. 

Ask Tony at Fish307 to show you where they are.  We were discussing the potential this morning as to their effectiveness.  THEY'RE EFFECTIVE!  :)

Good luck-Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Feb 17, 2013, 08:14 PM
possibly the best thread in a long time ... awsome info and awsome fish guys
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 17, 2013, 08:23 PM
I don't know a damn thing about the perch beds and I was able to get to 50' last weekend but not this weekend.. its a little sketchy but i can get out on to the ice i just need a fishing buddy for some added confidence.. I'm a newby so i need someone with me cuz walking on the ice freaks me out with open water surrounding me.

your more than welcome to accompany me tommorow im going ft ann beach and will be fishing alone.

from saturday my friends first ever trout 20'' wish it was schroon so we could have kept it..
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SchrnLker on Feb 17, 2013, 08:27 PM
Congrats to Mike and the boys, you guys are the real deal. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 17, 2013, 08:59 PM
X2
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ak47 on Feb 17, 2013, 09:02 PM
my first LG laker through the ice
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1048.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fs377%2Favikka%2FLG-0216-3.jpeg&hash=662840d98a3bc126c32ab1d69b3c21b9)
happy kids
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a funny one...
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: filetandrelease on Feb 17, 2013, 09:21 PM


nice Lakers , and i see one of the young ones is already learning the fine art of fish whispering , dad look out looks like hes getting a head start  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ak47 on Feb 17, 2013, 10:07 PM
 ;D hope he will take me fishing one day
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 18, 2013, 04:21 AM
wheres all the big trout at meal worm well find them on friday.ftp lake trout rule. ;) tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 18, 2013, 05:53 AM
;D hope he will take me fishing one day

Great pics Andrey! Congrats on your success!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 18, 2013, 09:47 AM
I have yet to learn the finess bite but one thing that has worked at least a dozen times last week, when I couldn't mark a fish for ten minutes I set my lute 5 feet off bottom to let it un wind, as I use no swivel. And 8 outa ten times a fish sneaks up from under it. I then drop the lure to the dirt and begin the chase. If he stops I start over in the dirt always. Do two little 6 inch pops then start reeling and jiggling away. Definitely not 100% effective but it's working. The biggest problem I feel most are having, goes along with what Jon said. You need to act like the bait they are eating. Or use your lure to its fullest potential. I fish pimples and buck shots similar, but yet different. Both baits I slam off the ground a few times, then rip it up 6 feet. ( a dying bait that struggles to get off bottom) then every now and then I real it up semi quick to the mid column, and free fall to the ground. ( just got its life back and dies again) so now if I get a looker remember your a dying bait that has just seen a laker. You gotta get out of their but your still dying. With a pimple I real and wiggle pole side to side, with a buckshot I use the rattle and reel, pop the pole up and down and reel. If they stop chasing at any time, I start over on bottom, they follow it down sometimes it lands in another ones mouth. Sorry for the rant, hope it helps.
Obi Wan says "Be one with the fishes."  ;D Good stuff right there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Chase88 on Feb 18, 2013, 11:57 AM
Try a 4 inch tube bait with the lead head a little more than half way in the tube. Little bit of fish fillet on the hook and 12 or 14 treble set up stinger style a couple inches behind the bait. Reel up away from the trout. Those trout a lot of times are nipping at the tail of the bait. Please practice catch and release because you will  catch a lot believe me. It is the best way when they are in the chase by not eat mood.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: catchnofishthisisfun on Feb 18, 2013, 12:24 PM
I saw a bearded man fishing with 2 other younger guys late 20's on saturday at Lake Rd. One of his buddies was using a full size rod    ??? . The older guy on a bucket - He caught a 34" northern in 20' of water. nice fish man. Are any of you posters this man?? I was the first knuckle head to come over and do the "hey whatcha got there" move. It was an impressive looking fish from a far. I just had to take a gander.

cheers
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishn freak13 on Feb 18, 2013, 12:42 PM
heres a short video of some laker action on the King
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGriZ4xeU14 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGriZ4xeU14)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Feb 18, 2013, 12:49 PM
DAMN, fish freak that was freakin' awesome!! thanks for sharing.

Steve
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 18, 2013, 01:00 PM
scary out there today huge 11'' thick crack ice was shaking and moving all day...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: catchnofishthisisfun on Feb 18, 2013, 01:18 PM
Nice video man.. well made indeed... The fish at 42 seconds is a whale/pig/lockness monster
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 18, 2013, 01:20 PM
Great vid :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: carpy on Feb 18, 2013, 01:50 PM
Awesome video. :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SchrnLker on Feb 18, 2013, 01:53 PM
What a great video freak, thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 18, 2013, 02:02 PM
I had no problems out there today.   Bite was on when I marked them.      Got 6 more today.   Next time I won't go looking for the ciscos and ill head to the lakers.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 18, 2013, 02:45 PM
Very cool video ! Like the underwater shots! Some very impressive fish!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: DMcLear on Feb 18, 2013, 03:07 PM
Jon, I was thinking the same thing about Logano!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 18, 2013, 03:15 PM
Really impressive video man!
You guys are going to turn me into a laker fisherman one of these years.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: NYJigger72 on Feb 18, 2013, 03:20 PM
Awesome vid
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: riverat24 on Feb 18, 2013, 03:28 PM
Check out his other video " pressure Ridge Formin" imagine if you were within 10 yards of that!!!


Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishn freak13 on Feb 18, 2013, 03:34 PM
Thanks, Its been a pretty decent year for numbers still trying to get a real good one on camera though.

Bird21s, As far as camera equipment goes I dont have to much invested.  All I use is a gopro hero 2 and a small samsung camcorder that shoots in HD.  Booth cameras cost about $200 each.  I use Adobe Premier Pro for editing which is a little over the top for videos like this but you can get some decent software for like $250.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 18, 2013, 03:35 PM
Check out his other video " pressure Ridge Formin" imagine if you were within 10 yards of that!!!



A whole group of us witnessed a huge one of those that seperated all of us from shore today off pilot knob
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ATRAIN44 on Feb 18, 2013, 03:49 PM
How much ice was there out from Pilot Knob today?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: riverat24 on Feb 18, 2013, 03:56 PM
A whole group of us witnessed a huge one of those that seperated all of us from shore today off pilot knob
So how did you get back to shore?  Did you have to walk around it or were you able to find a safe place to cross?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 18, 2013, 03:59 PM
you had to take a step over the ice was thick enough on either side of the crack but we felt it move and it was like we were drifting away from shore lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 18, 2013, 04:09 PM
It's the split that's always there.    Probally splits about 8-10 inches.       Is that about right eastern
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 18, 2013, 04:17 PM
yup and a big hole off to the right of the beach a ways?? i have no clue what happened but it was a good size hole. I thought the other day when you guys were racking them in you might be over near there  but it seemed slow today
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 18, 2013, 04:26 PM
Really impressive video man!
You guys are going to turn me into a laker fisherman one of these years.
           The lake trout bite is insane this yr. it's almost like jigging perch. You should come out w/us & try it.
           That's an awesome video of catching those lakers, there sure are some nice 1's they iced. :thumbsup: :clap:
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Post by: ship of fools on Feb 18, 2013, 04:27 PM
It's the split that's always there.    Probally splits about 8-10 inches.       Is that about right eastern

where we were fishing we had to cross one on the way back in saturday .... it was about 6 inches wide

on sunday on the way out it had frozen over - i told the guys i was with to check it out and one good whack with the spud went right through .....    but i could stand on it and it held me (don't worry my other foot was about an inch above 8 inches of solid black ice  :o) but those are the areas you don't see under two inches of fresh snow

i had to cross about 5 or six cracks on the way out ..... all were frozen over solid but you never know so always use your spud
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ChefMcG on Feb 18, 2013, 04:27 PM
Fished Hearthstone today. No Flags...few fish on flasher...no bites....didn't see anyone in the area putting fish on the ice :(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: kcw989 on Feb 18, 2013, 04:35 PM
           The lake trout bite is insane this yr. it's almost like jigging perch. You should come out w/us & try it.
           That's an awesome video of catching those lakers, there sure are some nice 1's they iced. :thumbsup: :clap:

Where is everyone catching lakers, I dont want any secret spots or to disrespect anyone. I just want to head in the right direction like maybe a bay or something. I tried tea island today (only 1 laker), I fished for lakers a little bit at huddle bay(no lakers) and tried sawmill bay(1 Laker). I dont know where else to try.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishn freak13 on Feb 18, 2013, 04:38 PM
get a map from fish307 and fish the breaks and any structure you can find 50-80 fow
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Post by: wec on Feb 18, 2013, 05:33 PM
Awesome video fishn freak.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 18, 2013, 05:45 PM
get a map from fish307 and fish the breaks and any structure you can find 50-80 fow

^^^^^^^^^
      THIS !
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Santo180 on Feb 18, 2013, 05:50 PM
heres a short video of some laker action on the King
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGriZ4xeU14 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGriZ4xeU14)

I just spent like 16 hours on the ice this weekend jigging lakers and after watching that video I am super antsy to get out again.  lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Moonshine mike on Feb 18, 2013, 06:14 PM
Four of us perch fished on Saturday.  All limited out. Great day.  It's on!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Feb 18, 2013, 06:46 PM
Hi everyone! I was lucky to be there on Saturday. What a day - ice fishing can`t be better than that imho...friends, scenery, ice, weather and fish! Our numbers were way more modest but the fun was as great. I`m not very experienced with jigging for them lakers, used flasher for the first time ;D and man, it makes difference. It was cool just to see how they rise to the lure and follow it for like 10 feet. Had many chasers, maybe 5-6 fish in 15 minutes at some time but it was crazy difficult to make them hit it. I definitely learned something new. Special thanks to Captain JJ, especially from kids, for all his care, knowledge and assistance!  ;)I`ll try to post some pics later..

Mike-glad you and your team did THIS well. Congratulations!

Thanks so much Andrey, just we wish had more fish in that area for you guys to "play with" and learn some more; at least we had some action. The kids had no problem keeping occupied, glad they had fun, I know they liked the sled rides. ;D Nice pictures, too.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 19, 2013, 03:40 AM
awsome video what a blast.tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fidlerontheice on Feb 19, 2013, 06:30 AM
Hoping to get out from Veterans Park Saturday first time to the King in 2 years. any word of the perch bite around there? Any information would be awesome
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Pickeralpicker91 on Feb 19, 2013, 08:21 AM
Hoping to get out from Veterans Park Saturday first time to the King in 2 years. any word of the perch bite around there? Any information would be awesome

Sent you a pm^


I'm new to the board but looking forward to contributing.  I'm also somewhat new to the area and lake trout fishing.  I went out 3 times with tip ups off mdb and got a few flags but no fish.  I've really been wanting to get into jigging but havent had any luck.  If anyone is heading out this weekend and wouldn't mind showing a noob the ropes I would greatly appreciate it.  Or if any other lake trout newbies want to join up and struggle together, that works too lol.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Jake1 on Feb 19, 2013, 08:25 AM
How is parking @ hearthstone, do you drive right into the campground? Taking my son Friday not sure if Schroon or LG?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tonebea on Feb 19, 2013, 08:35 AM
Hearthstone has been clear most of the season, except right after a snowfall, and you can drive to the parking lot on the bottom of the hill, right at the shoreline.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ATRAIN44 on Feb 19, 2013, 08:51 AM
How much ice being cut out around Pilot Knob and Fort Ann Beach?  Looking to go out Thursday and Friday with some family (including some kids).  Want to make sure there is 5-6 inches.  I know there are some pressure ridges, but in general is the ice safe?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 19, 2013, 09:33 AM
The last three days of Lake Trout fishing for us were fantastic.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: njg0621 on Feb 19, 2013, 10:30 AM
Can anyone tell me how to park at the end of Dunham bay where it goes out to the main lake? I am looking to fish the main lake between Dunham and Dark bay.  The problem is that the bridge is melted out where you could walk all the way out to the end of Dunham.  I actually want to take my Quad from somewhere.  Any info would be helpful, you can PM me if you want.  Thanks!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: BOCHASER on Feb 19, 2013, 10:43 AM
That video is awesome. Really cool. Great fish. I think you need bigger holes ;D.....
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 19, 2013, 12:10 PM
Can anyone tell me how to park at the end of Dunham bay where it goes out to the main lake? I am looking to fish the main lake between Dunham and Dark bay.  The problem is that the bridge is melted out where you could walk all the way out to the end of Dunham.  I actually want to take my Quad from somewhere.  Any info would be helpful, you can PM me if you want.  Thanks!
A couple pages back there were a bunch of posts about the safety there. As a local I say to proceed with great caution if you hit Dunham's bay. I wouldn't dream of riding a quad around Dunham's at all.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: The Chisel on Feb 19, 2013, 01:31 PM
Finally off the ice! Got our butt kicked by the wind the last hour! We looked like pigs on roller skates coming off the ice!

Now, on the subject of crazy fish numbers, I take no offense to the raised eyebrows and to opinions expressed.  As a reasonably experienced angler like so many of the great guys and friends here on IS what happened yesterday and today was WAY beyond the norm for most and especially for me! The fish were simply willing and the bite was on! Didn't matter what we threw at them. What's even kookier is that we didn't even have to move. They just kept coming and coming! Anyway, no magic here just plain luck! That being said, Ship of Fools, BC Shanty and myself iced a total of 78 fish and when added to yesterday's total of 74 fishing with Ship, WEC, Ice Wanderer and Combsey it's a mind boggling total all from the same approximate 100 x 100 foot piece of ice! The single two BEST days of ice fishing I've ever experienced!

Here's wishing everyone the same good time!

Mike

A few noteworthy specimens from today!

(http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e193/Jager61/3BCA060B-0FAA-44EC-8AA1-1BDB26ED7714-3232-000002376B4A9B4F_zpsf7bd9612.jpg)

(http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e193/Jager61/0BF00B2C-B33B-4343-9C6D-35415FF7F096-3232-0000028A1C8A9800_zps3def156c.jpg)

Wow You guys really nailed  them, congrats!   How bigs that Salmon in your pic??   Nice one!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: The Chisel on Feb 19, 2013, 01:32 PM
^^^
your avatar
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bassinbrian_on_ice on Feb 19, 2013, 02:08 PM
Cograts to your son (and you) wtg dad !  :clap:      Life is good !!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: BOCHASER on Feb 19, 2013, 02:17 PM
Nice video!!! That boy has some potential!!! The camera man - well - maybe not so much... ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mercrat on Feb 19, 2013, 02:45 PM
Great video bird. Love it when kids get the fish. He'll remember that fish forever also.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: BCSHANTY on Feb 19, 2013, 03:06 PM
Wow You guys really nailed  them, congrats!   How bigs that Salmon in your pic??   Nice one!!
LAKE TROUT 26 IN
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: The Chisel on Feb 19, 2013, 03:17 PM
LAKE TROUT 26 IN
hahah   I know and it's a nice one too, but I was talking about the salmon in Jäger61's avatar your pics were in the quote I copied. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: carpy on Feb 19, 2013, 03:26 PM
Awesome video, way to go dad, he's hooked for life. :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Feb 19, 2013, 03:40 PM
Thats what it is all about right there. Way to share that with your kid.  :clap: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 19, 2013, 03:46 PM
hahah   I know and it's a nice one too, but I was talking about the salmon in Jäger61's avatar your pics were in the quote I copied.

Chisel, that's a 10lb 11oz Brown I jigged up on one of our local reservoirs 3 years ago! My PB brown for the ice! Quite the surprise! Was jigging for lakers and didnt expect a brown off the bottom! Most of the browns we jig are suspended at around 20' down this time of year! BC Shanty was kind enough to land him for me! Here's the mount!

(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi39.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fe193%2FJager61%2F406FEAA8-27DF-4F6E-82E2-D86580F8FEBF-1808-00000173C3E2D962_zps92880bd1.jpg&hash=736f71e7cd057e2af3f6777c806c96b5)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 19, 2013, 03:58 PM
doesn't get any better then that bird that was awesome. from the pure joy your son got and to what your doing with and for him...awesome.
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Post by: chuckrudy on Feb 19, 2013, 04:13 PM
Beautiful looking brown
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Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 19, 2013, 04:38 PM
Awesome Jon, and looks like a nice one too! Congrats Bro! I plan to hit the century mark this weekend. I'm 14 away! Nice work!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Wind Flag on Feb 19, 2013, 04:41 PM
Thats quite an accomplishment. I hope that one day I can put in the time to learn how to have that much success. I finally learned a few tricks a couple years ago for jigging and I started to have some luck. Last year killed me without having any ice and I had to almost start the learning process over again this year. With only three trips under my belt this year, my percentages were much better than in the past.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: The Chisel on Feb 19, 2013, 04:46 PM
Chisel, that's a 10lb 11oz Brown I jigged up on one of our local reservoirs 3 years ago! My PB brown for the ice! Quite the surprise! Was jigging for lakers and didnt expect a brown off the bottom! Most of the browns we jig are suspended at around 20' down this time of year! BC Shanty was kind enough to land him for me! Here's the mount!

(http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e193/Jager61/406FEAA8-27DF-4F6E-82E2-D86580F8FEBF-1808-00000173C3E2D962_zps92880bd1.jpg)

Thank you sir, suspended 20 ft down I'm on it. :tipup:    WOW, that is a great fish, a brown is almost better than a salmon. Where did you get I mounted? 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 19, 2013, 04:50 PM
Congrats Jon.       Now on to toothy creatures.      If I can get away from the eyes.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 19, 2013, 04:51 PM
Thanks! Was a milestone fish for me.  I don't get many through the ice so those are special! My good friend Mike Swags mounted it for me.  MBS Fish Taxidermy down by me in Putnam County.  He did a big freak hook jawed male brown I caught in open water last May.  Mount is unbelievable! He's pretty fast and great prices because he does it as a sideline hobby. 

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 19, 2013, 05:00 PM
They have :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Feb 19, 2013, 05:08 PM
I'm so pumped right now, and proud as one can be. Took my 4 year old out for his first time ever. He will be 5 soon but don't say that cause he will correct you lol. After getting the frenzy started I dropped
My lure in the mud, grabbed my phone, handed the rod to my 4 year old and coached him into " hooking" his own lake trout. Most of the time, the dad sets the hook and let's the kid catch the fish. In this clip it's just the opposite. This confirms the aggressive bite these lakers have this year. So freakin pumped right now.



(http://i553.photobucket.com/albums/jj371/bird21s/F9ED8C55-526F-4DCA-BA87-64F585F7D1C2-368-0000001908111BE3.jpg)

nice job
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Feb 19, 2013, 05:11 PM
congrats on the milestone jon................... ..........i have no days off again for 9 more days. keep sending me the fish porn combsey and jon
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: crappiepants on Feb 19, 2013, 05:28 PM
I hit a personal milestone today.  I set a goal at the beginning of the season to jig up 100 lakers from George, if she froze.  Actually I set the goal last season but with the lack of ice I wasn't able to even try.  Today I was able to achieve the goal.  I know a lot have already reached it this year in a lot less time but from where I started 6 years ago I've learned a ton.  Thanks to everyone that helped me out including but not limited to mealworm,  ice wanderer, combsey, jager, ship of fools, bigred.  I'll likely finish out this week jigging more lakers, then switch to toothy fish with their season end approaching.  Here's number 100:

(http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh123/onethumbks/P1010971_zps87484764.jpg)

Now that that's all over with, I'll continue on.  Ya'll suck!  ;D
Next Time I see you I will give you new hot lure. caught 20 for lost count of bites today. Next year you can get 200
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Feb 19, 2013, 05:37 PM
Congrats Jon.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 19, 2013, 05:39 PM
I'm so pumped right now, and proud as one can be. Took my 4 year old out for his first time ever. He will be 5 soon but don't say that cause he will correct you lol. After getting the frenzy started I dropped
My lure in the mud, grabbed my phone, handed the rod to my 4 year old and coached him into " hooking" his own lake trout. Most of the time, the dad sets the hook and let's the kid catch the fish. In this clip it's just the opposite. This confirms the aggressive bite these lakers have this year. So freakin pumped right now.



(http://i553.photobucket.com/albums/jj371/bird21s/F9ED8C55-526F-4DCA-BA87-64F585F7D1C2-368-0000001908111BE3.jpg)
           Congrats to Drew for a good job, & to dad for teaching his son the important things in life.
            Good job Andy
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 19, 2013, 05:57 PM
             Congrats to Jon ny for his 100th laker this yr. :clap: :bow:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 19, 2013, 06:00 PM
A lot of what happened today can be directly linked to this forum. Until a few weeks ago I had no clue how to jig these fish. With the information many of you guys put out their and my own fishtuition I put it all together. The trip off the beach really got me searching for similar areas Jeff, and I definety found one so I thank you again for sharing that day. It built a confidence in me. And just showed that a little bit of extra walking goes a long ways.
             Always glad to help a friend, anyways you gave me 1 of your plastic lures for perch last yr. on Harris Bay, just returning the favor. ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 19, 2013, 06:41 PM
congrats jon. Iv got 6 so for. In about 60 hours of trying. Maybe after this weekend ill be at 10 haha.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 19, 2013, 06:46 PM
I also wanted to throw this up here. Over the weekend my father took a nasty fall on the ice at hearthstone and broke a couple ribs. He started the long painful walk off the ice and my buddy and I tried to pack up as fast as possible. My buddy flagged down a guy on a wheeler pulling a trailer with a couple guys in it and they gladly jumped out and walked so he could give my dad a lift in. If your a shanty member and read this shoot me a pm. I want to make sure I run into you again. I really appreciate what you did for my old man, he would have had a really hard time making it off the ice and you really helped him out when you didn't have to. My dad doesn't get to get on the ice very much anymore due to other health issues so it crushed me to see him hurt out there. Thank you again if you see this  your a good man.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Moonshine mike on Feb 19, 2013, 06:57 PM
Happin to my dad fill thepain hope he is ok
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 60Fishman on Feb 19, 2013, 07:03 PM
Good to see you guys are doing well.  I met Combsie earlier this yer at Durant and judging by the pictures he showed me the stories are all true.  I went out with a friend last Saturday morning and we only caught a couple on tip ups.  Two weeks earlier at the same spot we did better, but nothing like what you guys are doing.  That was great video by Bird21s.  The agressive reeling up action, once you mark a fish, is something I need to try. I have a couple questions.  We are using a power auger; at 60 to 90 feet down it seems this should not have any effect but just wanted  to make sure.  The other is if you are jigging and have not marked any fish how long would you give it a try before packing up and trying another location?  We are thinking of leaving the tip ups home and to keep walking until we figure it out.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: hot tuna on Feb 19, 2013, 07:12 PM
Hope you dad is doing ok and will get back out soon.

I also seen a wheeler with a trailer out there. These guys set 15 tip ups in about a 1 mile area.
About every hour the atv would show up from no where and do a long loop to see if any flags were up.
Well 1 time just as he drove away into never land the flag went up. Yup about an hr later he returned to throw a small laker on the ice then head back to the unknown to return with a bait pail.
Dead small fish.

Now if that didn't take the cake:
When we first hit the ice in the am we wanted to fish across by the island.
While walking across I could see a brown homemade shanty that looked like it would go in the back of a truck.
I'm sure anyone that fished hearthstone has seen it straight across from lot close to the island.
So now I'm thinking our spot is taken.. We walk over and there is nobody there but their tip ups sure were with a flag up. Obviously from the day before.
About 8 am or so an atv brings some guy with the key to the shanty over and heads back for the rest of the crew.
About an hour passed before they realized there was a flag and yup another dead short laker hit the ice.

I guess that's why this topic is call LG BS
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 19, 2013, 07:19 PM
i thnk i saw the same guy on nw bay! i showed up and there were tipups in the water with 3 inches of ice froze in em! finally around 8 the guy showed up. this was also the day of the tournament so maybe  its not the same. whats with guys thinking thats alright? ow well karmas on our side.  great job jon on the 100! whats next 100 pike ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: hot tuna on Feb 19, 2013, 07:22 PM
Seemed to me that someone was putting $$ those people in those locations..
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adksmitty on Feb 19, 2013, 07:40 PM
heres a short video of some laker action on the King
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGriZ4xeU14 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGriZ4xeU14)
That is some great video.  I would have doing that. Also that is some great fish.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 19, 2013, 07:46 PM
That's when my people skills come into play.     I'm very open on discussing my opinion with idiots.    If your tip ups are in the water and nobody is around or in a reasonable distance One of 2 things happens.   One DEC is informed and I'm waiting for them and who ever tip ups they are.    Or 2.   They are picked up and left on the ice for the person with a note.   ( yes I have done this and worse) :).    I fish overnights and I walk away from my tip ups but there is always someone close by to get them.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: hot tuna on Feb 19, 2013, 08:03 PM
In this day and age I shake my head and try to distance myself from idiots.
I'm not touching their gear , opening my big mouth or calling the cops.
You never know when someone will just snap and it will become TV headlines.
Truly believe this is a regular that does this often.

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 19, 2013, 08:20 PM
It's my opinion that you you see something wrong and do nothing about it you have no right to complain about it.     I have a big mouth and I have no problem being a headline.  Atleast ill get my 15 minutes of fame.   Lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Feb 19, 2013, 09:39 PM
Combsey was actually offered a job to replace the p.a. system at the northern challenge
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 19, 2013, 10:00 PM
Not funny pauly. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 20, 2013, 04:05 AM
these guys are only out for money and glory.they have no ethics.there the ones that shoot the rack buck under a light and brag them selves up as great sportsman.they suck and will get thers. >:(tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: hot tuna on Feb 20, 2013, 07:44 AM
It's my opinion that you you see something wrong and do nothing about it you have no right to complain about it.     I have a big mouth and I have no problem being a headline.  Atleast ill get my 15 minutes of fame.   Lol

We here is my take:
I value my family and grandkids more then a fish. It's just not worth it.
Many people read these public forums and i would suspect even those who violate game laws .
So to discuss issues might get them thinking , hey people are watching so they might, just might, change their ways.
Not complaining just putting violators on notice that yes you are being watched and someday it might just be the law
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mike304 on Feb 20, 2013, 07:55 AM
It's my opinion that you you see something wrong and do nothing about it you have no right to complain about it.     I have a big mouth and I have no problem being a headline.  Atleast ill get my 15 minutes of fame.   Lol
AMEN Combsey !!!!!!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:  Read my second signature!!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sounder211 on Feb 20, 2013, 08:27 AM
I'm with combsey all the way on this one :) There is no reason for this stuff to occur and it is up to all of us to be good stewards for our natural resources. When we choose to ignore these actions it gives us all a bad rap! >:( So if you see it, report it, and when you come across garbage left behind bend over and pick it up...we all benefit at the end of the day @)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 20, 2013, 08:37 AM
I almost wonder if a dude would have enough gall to put a few spreads of tipups out on the lake. It was a tourney weekend.
These posts got me thinking. Throw 5 tipups out around Long Island. 5 at Dome. Maybe another 5 at Tea Island. Make laps with the machine.
DEC doesn't have eyes an ears everywhere. I'd have no issue with making a quick call. I'd be the wuss that watched what happened after from a window in my shack.

 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 20, 2013, 08:38 AM
Jon, congrats man!    :icefish:  Plenty of time left.   Shoot for 300 this season!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 20, 2013, 08:39 AM
Yeah I'm sorry it's shaky but if I had another hand at the time it could have been better lol I was having a hard time holding in my excitement. The next one will be better. A different reel and he coulda got the thing himself. Ill post it when he does. Thanks again
Great job Andy!  Glad I was there to watch you and Drew have that moment of a lifetime.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 20, 2013, 10:08 AM
i agree with combsey but if i ever see someone doing that their tip ups will get a boot stomp... and if the people ever showed.... :flex: :nono: rude awakening followed by a call to dec
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 20, 2013, 10:25 AM
i agree with combsey but if i ever see someone doing that their tip ups will get a boot stomp... and if the people ever showed.... :flex: :nono: rude awakening followed by a call to dec
Maybe it's just me. But, I would never touch another dudes junk.  ;D
Getting "into it" with someone will ruin both of your days. It's not worth getting hot under the collar. Make a call, sit back and enjoy your favorite beverage and the show.  @)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Feb 20, 2013, 10:29 AM
Congrats on catching awsome numbers of fish .... also on keeping the youth hooked on any kind of outdoor activity ....  also (and correct me if I'm wrong ) probably 99% of these fish are catch and release (which is very commendable) gotta have a few for the pan ... definably from what i seen you guys are a  great example of what hard work and perseverance does ... that doesn't just apply to ice fishing ... that's general life skills ... great people doing great things is what its all about ..... its a pleasure to be associated with you guys ... even if its only thru this awsome websight ..... keep em coming guys and gals .. old and young and everywhere in the middle .... looking forward to seeing (and getting) more !!!!!!!!!!!!! ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 20, 2013, 10:30 AM
nahhh dude lake trout are way too majestic to be treated like that... besides the less people on the ice the more fish i catch... main reason i fish during the week and take the weekend off... im to hot headed to deal with people like that... no respect for laws and no respect for nature it really bugs me
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ART on Feb 20, 2013, 10:54 AM
96% catch and release!  ;D  I brought home 4 this season.  If I'm in the mood for one, I'll take one that's deep hooked.  As aggressive as you jig I'm amazed how deep you can hook them.  I actually wish they'd drop the size limit a bit or just say 2 a day any size.  I caught some shorts that were bleeding, but I sent them back with fingers crossed.  It's certainly not worth getting a ticket, I know at worst it'll become food for the fish down below. But given the option I'd rather enjoy it!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Feb 20, 2013, 10:58 AM
96% catch and release!  ;D  I brought home 4 this season. 
       .... haha i was slightly off ...  pretty cool how many different ways you can catch em ... about 5 years ago ... maybe more.. a guy on harris bay showed me a way of fishing em with dead bait that worked awsome ... you dont get the numbers but the size is always there... just wondering if you think when they get bigger (up in the 28 to 31 inch size)  they get a little lazy ... they look for the smaller more aggressive ones to do the dirty work and kill something ... and they scan the bays for leftovers ?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 20, 2013, 11:23 AM
I do agree with tuna to a point b with grand kids and put the worth of "if" something would to happen.    But I don't think these people are on here or if they are they are lurkers.       Now I'm no saint and at times I have not followed the laws to a T but when confronted I man up and take my ticket and go on.     ( not often have I broke rules or regs).  You always have to weigh the pros and cons of the situation.         
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 20, 2013, 11:34 AM
Maybe it's just me. But, I would never touch another dudes junk.  ;D
Getting "into it" with someone will ruin both of your days. It's not worth getting hot under the collar. Make a call, sit back and enjoy your favorite beverage and the show.  @)

Totally agree! In this day and age, you never know who you're dealing with and the person you're getting tough with may not take too kindly to you and kick your A$$ in a best case scenario or worse you'll get shot!  LOL!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: hot tuna on Feb 20, 2013, 11:44 AM
Well thanks for a little agreement there. Lol
This is a huge public forum and believe many ice fishermen frequent such places.
I have been in situations before where people just Freak out and it could get dangerous.
Don't enjoy having someone going ballistic over such things.
Ah take Ontario tribs ? Nurf said there.

Really it's about Putting those on notice that the hills have eyes.
So think about things before one does them. Maybe they will have second thoughts and all in the world of fishing will be right again .

Peace & Tuna
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 20, 2013, 11:45 AM
yea as soon as i told the guy that that was illegal he had some choice words for me. and then he got on his weeler and took of for the truck. i was just praying i didnt "tick" off a lunatic with a gun cause he did not like to be confronted. and i probally wouldent have if it wasent a tounament day! i cant sstand cheaters at these tounaments and it happens every year. and your right slayer i will deff call dec next time and just sit back and watch the show. what made the day even better is that we cought 11 lakers by 11 am and he had zero! oh he also smelled like boose at 7am and he had a small kid with him. i looked at the name on his tipups and he only had his first name on them and no adress or phone number. i really hope dec catches up with these guys! sorry for the rant
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 20, 2013, 12:14 PM
We used to hammer the lakers on champlain with dead smelt on the bottom.   Just anchor the boat near any key structure near deep water.  Dead smelt on a slip rig.  We would sometimes get 10-15 lakers in a morning doing this.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 20, 2013, 01:08 PM
yea as soon as i told the guy that that was illegal he had some choice words for me. and then he got on his weeler and took of for the truck. i was just praying i didnt "tick" off a lunatic with a gun cause he did not like to be confronted. and i probally wouldent have if it wasent a tounament day! i cant sstand cheaters at these tounaments and it happens every year. and your right slayer i will deff call dec next time and just sit back and watch the show. what made the day even better is that we cought 11 lakers by 11 am and he had zero! oh he also smelled like boose at 7am and he had a small kid with him. i looked at the name on his tipups and he only had his first name on them and no adress or phone number. i really hope dec catches up with these guys! sorry for the rant
2 things maaaaaan! 1. Your inbox is full. 2. I changed a word in your post. The one in quotes.  ;)
Don't make me go all "Combsey" on you.  ;D

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigwalleye on Feb 20, 2013, 01:19 PM
Best laker jig for lake George . White tube or Swedish pimple . Any other tips would be great. Thanks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Feb 20, 2013, 01:35 PM
Some of the old timers in the Indian Lake area have told us to step on your bait, put right on bottom with about 4 foot of slack in your line.  They swear that this is the only way to catch lake trout.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Feb 20, 2013, 01:44 PM
I kinda feel like goin all "combsey"@ work right now!!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 20, 2013, 01:45 PM
Some of the old timers in the Indian Lake area have told us to step on your bait, put right on bottom with about 4 foot of slack in your line.  They swear that this is the only way to catch lake trout.
Man. I've been fishing with an older dude from my area that sold me on exactly that. I thought he was nuts until I put up my biggest pike to date.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 20, 2013, 01:46 PM
I kinda feel like goin all "combsey"@ work right now!!!!
Oh man! Think I started somethin'.  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Feb 20, 2013, 02:29 PM
Ahh I lovee the 3 s's ... Skin em... Scent em ... Sink em ... If that flag goes up you know it's a big guy !!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jigshimmer on Feb 20, 2013, 02:50 PM
I once came across tip ups left unattended over nite on Saratoga Lake. We were going for walleyes and had intended to have all tips up in before daylight.  Came across these tip ups in the dark a long ways from where we were setting up. They were iced in and three flags had gone off. We freed them and brought in two walleyes. Tossed fish in our sleds and left tip ups inhole with flags ttipped. I would never have the nerve to do that in daylight, too many nuts, but it did feel good that they did not gain from their illegal actions. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pfd5623sg on Feb 20, 2013, 02:54 PM
hi all... does anyone have info on places to stay on the lake  motel/ cabins etc... id like to come fishing for a few days and like to stay on the lake for easy fishing without traveling... please Private message me with info..thanxs good luck be safe...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 20, 2013, 03:12 PM
hi all... does anyone have info on places to stay on the lake  motel/ cabins etc... id like to come fishing for a few days and like to stay on the lake for easy fishing without traveling... please Private message me with info..thanxs good luck be safe...
Fort William Henry is open all year.
Lil pricey, but the place is ballin'.
[url][http://www.fortwilliamhenry.com//url]
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 20, 2013, 03:14 PM
hi all... does anyone have info on places to stay on the lake  motel/ cabins etc... id like to come fishing for a few days and like to stay on the lake for easy fishing without traveling... please Private message me with info..thanxs good luck be safe...

PM sent!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slymer83 on Feb 20, 2013, 03:53 PM
Gonna head up to the lake for the weekend and fish with my buddy who i see maybe 4 times a year cant wait gonna be a great weekend as long as there is no snow then he will have to work then ill have to go by myself lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Feb 20, 2013, 04:40 PM
I don't think its legal to keep fish that you caught on someone else's unattended tip-ups that you found either; wouldn't that be gaining from their illegal actions. ???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: filetandrelease on Feb 20, 2013, 05:24 PM


sorry guys but there is PA hills people heading your way with a flat lander , i'm sure things will be interesting  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Feb 20, 2013, 05:48 PM
No person shall operate tip-ups without being in immediate attendance while tip-ups are in the water.

from the DEC hand book .... OK so now to open a can of grubs  ;D..................... ..  immediate  attendance ? .. very vague .... does that mean you cant use binoculars to see the flags ... because with a wheeler you can get to a tip up immediately ....  i have set up right in between a group who scattered their tip  ups at least a half mile ...(not on purpose..... ;) of course)  and they were there pretty quick when noticing a flag ...  what about someone roasting their toes on shore at a camp  and watching out the window ? illegal ... or not ..?  And no for the record I'm not fortunate enough to have my house  paid off ... let alone a camp on a lake .....
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 20, 2013, 05:50 PM
           Today I went out w/ship of fools & my friend Art, I got my 100th laker today from Lake George
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1214.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fcc483%2FADKSPORTSMAN%2F100thlaker001.jpg&hash=b7f82283d4e3c45aaabbed73ab718c49)
           It was a good day, the wind picked up around 1pm & the bite slowed down. mWe had some snow flurries, just a nice day out on the lake. ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: carpy on Feb 20, 2013, 05:52 PM
Congrats on your 100th laker jeff. :tipup: :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Feb 20, 2013, 05:53 PM
           Today I went out w/ship of fools & my friend Art, I got my 100th laker today from Lake George
(http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc483/ADKSPORTSMAN/100thlaker001.jpg)
           It was a good day, the wind picked up around 1pm & the bite slowed down. mWe had some snow flurries, just a nice day out on the lake. ;D

 looks like its got a crazy hook jaw ..... awsome accomplishment ..  is this the first year you have surpassed 100 ?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 20, 2013, 05:58 PM
nice job ice wander.hope to be out on fri with meal worm.hope to see you out there and get some tips.tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 20, 2013, 06:35 PM
congrats jeff        i dont think im going to hit the mark unless i stay at the lake
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pa ice swimmer on Feb 20, 2013, 06:44 PM

sorry guys but there is PA hills people heading your way with a flat lander , i'm sure things will be interesting  ;D
And the president of the OLLC will be inhouse  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 20, 2013, 06:49 PM
WTG Jeff! Very interesting looking laker! Sort of a snapping turtle with find! LOL! Unique fish to round out your milestone! Congrats!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Feb 20, 2013, 07:16 PM
You can tell you have been busy catching lakers IW. Bibs covered in laker slime........ Check!  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 20, 2013, 07:23 PM
looks like its got a crazy hook jaw ..... awsome accomplishment ..  is this the first year you have surpassed 100 ?
          Thanks everyone, I appreciate it It's not my 1st yr. getting to 100, 2 yrs. ago I caught 157 for the season. But this yr.s I got to 100 in a shorter period. I wouldn't have been able to do it If I had not retired 2.5 yrs ago. ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Pickeralpicker91 on Feb 20, 2013, 07:46 PM
No person shall operate tip-ups without being in immediate attendance while tip-ups are in the water.

from the DEC hand book .... OK so now to open a can of grubs  ;D..................... ..  immediate  attendance ? .. very vague .... does that mean you cant use binoculars to see the flags ... because with a wheeler you can get to a tip up immediately ....  i have set up right in between a group who scattered their tip  ups at least a half mile ...(not on purpose..... ;) of course)  and they were there pretty quick when noticing a flag ...  what about someone roasting their toes on shore at a camp  and watching out the window ? illegal ... or not ..?  And no for the record I'm not fortunate enough to have my house  paid off ... let alone a camp on a lake .....

In my humble interpretation, if you can't see them at any time, you're not "in attendance."  For the record, I put all my tipups fairly close together.  I think we can all agree that leaving the lake and driving home for the night isn't being attendant lol. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 21, 2013, 01:49 AM
great job jeff!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: masoneddie on Feb 21, 2013, 03:08 AM
Congratulations on your 100th Ice Wanderer, that's fantastic! Great looking fish for the special occasion! Thank You for sharing the moment with us, the picture is awesome.....almost identical to your posting picture....was that one #100 also from a previous season?  Great job buddy!! :clap: :clap: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :icefish:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Feb 21, 2013, 03:10 AM
Congrats Jeff.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 21, 2013, 03:33 AM
.....almost identical to your posting picture....was that one #100 also from a previous season?
           Actually it was my 1st laker of the season I got 157 lakers. :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 21, 2013, 05:38 AM
It's nice that some of you guys are getting the 100 plus lakers. Yes im a little jelious and i said little because i don't fish lakers but once in a while. Im a perch guy myself but don't have too much luck with them. Back to all the lakers you guys are catching. Some of you have paid dues and are retired, others just seem to have alot of time to spend on the King. I got 5 years till retirement and hopefully will be doing the same thing you guys are. Fish everyday. If you guys did'nt have the time you would have a hard time surpassing 100 in one ice season.First you need the knowledge, then the time. Once you have that it's FISH ON for the 100. Hard to get there when you have to work 5 days a week. Keep em commin, & tight lines.

aj454
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 21, 2013, 07:41 AM
haha i got 1 for the entire season i need a free lesson!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: catchnofishthisisfun on Feb 21, 2013, 07:52 AM
i dont think ice wanderer is wandering at all. i believe he knows right where hes going all the time.

congrats on your fish sir!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 21, 2013, 08:57 AM
AJ,  I also work 5 days/week.   if you do it right, you can do 100 lake trout in a 3 day weekend like we just had.  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Feb 21, 2013, 09:11 AM
any snow sticking to the lake up there yet? was thinking about brining the sled tomorrow. I know I can skip the crack on the sled without breaking it up like a wheeler would. thanks

Steve
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 21, 2013, 10:00 AM
There is like a inch in nw bay.      11 so far bluemountainlaker has 4.       Wish the wind would calm down
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Feb 21, 2013, 10:17 AM
thanks combsey. heading out of pilot knob with "the crew" tomorrow. may leave it behind I guess.


also, is anyone else setting tip-ups out tomorrow, or are you guys just jigging the deeper waters in chase mode? thanks


Steve
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 21, 2013, 11:18 AM
It's nice that some of you guys are getting the 100 plus lakers. Yes im a little jelious and i said little because i don't fish lakers but once in a while. Im a perch guy myself but don't have too much luck with them. Back to all the lakers you guys are catching. Some of you have paid dues and are retired, others just seem to have alot of time to spend on the King. I got 5 years till retirement and hopefully will be doing the same thing you guys are. Fish everyday. If you guys did'nt have the time you would have a hard time surpassing 100 in one ice season.First you need the knowledge, then the time. Once you have that it's FISH ON for the 100. Hard to get there when you have to work 5 days a week. Keep em commin, & tight lines.

aj454

I work 13 hour shifts  4-5 days per week between 3 different hospitals. It's a grind but I force myself and push hard to get out on the water and ice! I have at least 15 years to retirement! I sacrifice sleep to fish! By the way, with the 7 lakers I've iced so far today, it puts me 7 away from 100! LOL!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 21, 2013, 11:37 AM
thanks combsey. heading out of pilot knob with "the crew" tomorrow. may leave it behind I guess.


also, is anyone else setting tip-ups out tomorrow, or are you guys just jigging the deeper waters in chase mode? thanks


Steve

I'm gonna put out tip ups Steve.  Suppose to be nice n calm tomorrow and I'll have my wheeler too so I can chase flags from the jigging grounds! Fun day tomorrow!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MSicefisher17 on Feb 21, 2013, 11:45 AM
How's the wind on the lake today?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Northern Ice on Feb 21, 2013, 11:46 AM
Nice Job.  I was up there last week and we caught 10 in two days.  They were picky but it is a lot of fun jigging them up with the Marcum.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Bussman on Feb 21, 2013, 12:18 PM
I'm so pumped right now, and proud as one can be. Took my 4 year old out for his first time ever. He will be 5 soon but don't say that cause he will correct you lol. After getting the frenzy started I dropped
My lure in the mud, grabbed my phone, handed the rod to my 4 year old and coached him into " hooking" his own lake trout. Most of the time, the dad sets the hook and let's the kid catch the fish. In this clip it's just the opposite. This confirms the aggressive bite these lakers have this year. So freakin pumped right now.



(http://i553.photobucket.com/albums/jj371/bird21s/F9ED8C55-526F-4DCA-BA87-64F585F7D1C2-368-0000001908111BE3.jpg)

This brings back memories! I am so pumped to go do this again with my boys tomorrow. Its been way way way to long!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 21, 2013, 12:24 PM
Just got a picture sent to me of an albino laker that was just caught out there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fl18guy on Feb 21, 2013, 12:27 PM
hope the person post the pic who caught it , or atleast maybe its going to the Taxi man..
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 21, 2013, 12:31 PM
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fv655%2Fbigredfishing%2FPART951361458456154_zpsfea8c558.jpg&hash=2d4d1745ab829942cc89298bf8b9b919)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Bussman on Feb 21, 2013, 12:56 PM
Just about done swapping thing around from mostly perch equipment to lakers. Can not wait for tomorrow! Even the wife is excited! They are acting like they have never fished before. All the pics and videos have them pumped! Thanks to everyone for posting those pics. If we do well we will post pics as well!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Feb 21, 2013, 01:00 PM
I work 13 hour shifts  4-5 days per week between 3 different hospitals. It's a grind but I force myself and push hard to get out on the water and ice! I have at least 15 years to retirement! I sacrifice sleep to fish! By the way, with the 7 lakers I've iced so far today, it puts me 7 away from 100! LOL!

Mike
Where are you today Mike?  Seems like your doing well.   Sunday looks good for at least me.  The storm appears to be not as intense as first though by Accu Weather.

Bill
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fl18guy on Feb 21, 2013, 01:05 PM
thats the biggest golden trout;). i mean lake trout that i have seen. Nice fish . Thats a must for the taxidermist
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 21, 2013, 01:25 PM
To short.  :(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Feb 21, 2013, 02:43 PM
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1091.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fi386%2FAientile26%2FIMG950695_zpse8a207a3.jpg&hash=023b77fa7b98458ee133ebd4d2880c84)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1091.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fi386%2FAientile26%2FIMG950693_zps80b7a9e8.jpg&hash=2ab675646c661a654d7e6c858473f26b)

It was a nice fish but was a little to short so back in the lake she went. Got about a dozen out of the same hole all day including that one.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Feb 21, 2013, 02:47 PM
Very cool catch...   Congratulations..
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 21, 2013, 02:49 PM
Nice fish tony!!!   that fish is one in a million!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 21, 2013, 02:50 PM
(http://i1091.photobucket.com/albums/i386/Aientile26/IMG950695_zpse8a207a3.jpg)
(http://i1091.photobucket.com/albums/i386/Aientile26/IMG950693_zps80b7a9e8.jpg)

It was a nice fish but was a little to short so back in the lake she went. Got about a dozen out of the same hole all day including that one.
            Should have called DEC, they might have wanted that fish!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Feb 21, 2013, 02:58 PM
Thanks. A very interesting catch thats for sure. Didnt really know what i had at first but the white tip on the fins were a dead giveaway. Jeff at the rate your going if i gave you my lure there might not be any fish left for the rest of us
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 21, 2013, 03:10 PM
There is like a inch in nw bay.      11 so far bluemountainlaker has 4.       Wish the wind would calm down

its supposed to be nicer tomorrow.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 21, 2013, 03:32 PM
I work 13 hour shifts  4-5 days per week between 3 different hospitals. It's a grind but I force myself and push hard to get out on the water and ice! I have at least 15 years to retirement! I sacrifice sleep to fish! By the way, with the 7 lakers I've iced so far today, it puts me 7 away from 100! LOL!
OMG Mike That's is alot of grind with those hours. You'll be hittin that 100 soon. Congrats
Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 21, 2013, 03:35 PM
There are some great people & fisherman on this thread TRUE DIEHARDS :clap: :flex: :thumbsup: :bow:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 21, 2013, 04:16 PM
never seen any thing like that ever weird red spots and all.maybe some one from dec will see it and fill us in.meal worm where are you. tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 21, 2013, 04:18 PM
Great catch Tony! Fish of a lifetime for sure! Couldn't happen to a nicer guy! Congrats Bro!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: holepuncher on Feb 21, 2013, 04:25 PM
If I was to travel 4 hours to fish this weekend to catch some perch and maybe even a laker on the king, where might rookie to the lake start. I fished the king some 6 maybe 7 years ago and caught a lt of perch I think it was ambassador bay if my memory serves me correctly  :roflmao: And I did jig up a laker but don't recall where that was that we went on. I was jigging for perch then as well lol. Any help as to a place to start would be greatly appreciated
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice tripper on Feb 21, 2013, 04:30 PM
icerookie awesome catch today. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Feb 21, 2013, 04:48 PM
fished ft ann beach for an hour this morning and finally got into a couple ...   little breezy .... they liked the copper !   very awsome looking goldie ...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Feb 21, 2013, 04:58 PM
Dec saw the picture. Without a doubt a once in a lifetime fish. But it is still swimming around so whomever gets it next enjoy!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Wind Flag on Feb 21, 2013, 05:13 PM
I'd almost hate to catch that fish when he hits legal size. I'd be torn about keeping him or not. It would be nice to let other people having the opportunity to see it, but that would be one hell of a mount.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: holepuncher on Feb 21, 2013, 05:18 PM
Assembly Point, that is where i fished a long long time ago
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 21, 2013, 05:28 PM
Fished with bluemountainlaker  today.  I landed 18 ( my best day ever) and Jeremy got legit 17.   Great day.         I almost took the hike down to see you guy toney.     Good thing you sleeper in some. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 21, 2013, 05:32 PM
Fished with bluemountainlaker  today.  I landed 18 ( my best day ever) and Jeremy got legit 17.   Great day.         I almost took the hike down to see you guy toney.     Good thing you sleeper in some.

Wow, great day on the ice! Both you guys were due! Congrats on an impressive outing! See ya tomorrow!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: holepuncher on Feb 21, 2013, 05:50 PM
ok how about a bait shop around the south end
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 21, 2013, 05:52 PM
307 just off exit 20.     
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Feb 21, 2013, 05:59 PM
Awesome looking fish Tony.  Great job today Jason and Jeremy.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: carpy on Feb 21, 2013, 06:03 PM
Awesome laker, to bad she wasn't a little bit longer. Keep catching guys. :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Feb 21, 2013, 06:08 PM
Yea I got an extra hr of sleep and an easy walk on the ice thanks to Luke. But we were a long ways out from you guys today would have been an hrs hike for ya. Bite was good all over the bay . Luke got about a dozen himself for about 5 hrs of fishing. They were real aggressive hitting on the drop and everything in-between
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 21, 2013, 06:27 PM
you work at 307 right?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 21, 2013, 06:37 PM
Jeff at the rate your going if i gave you my lure there might not be any fish left for the rest of us
           Sure there would, we only keep 2 or 3 a week, Jon ny asked the other night how many are there, there has to be 100's of 1000's in the lake! :o
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Feb 21, 2013, 06:53 PM
you work at 307 right?
Yes
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Feb 21, 2013, 06:55 PM
           Sure there would, we only keep 2 or 3 a week, Jon ny asked the other night how many are there, there has to be 100's of 1000's in the lake! :o
Mike got 19 on it today. Only 1 on a pimple @)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adksmitty on Feb 21, 2013, 06:56 PM
Toney I still have your lure. I stoped by wednesday you were not there. Nice catch.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JT/NY on Feb 21, 2013, 06:57 PM
Is Northwest bay good out to Tounge Mountain? Anyone know the ice thickness out in the deeoper waters? Looked to be getting pretty chunky out a ways and didnt go check it out. Would like to get out to the lakers tomm. morning.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: crappiepants on Feb 21, 2013, 07:02 PM
           Sure there would, we only keep 2 or 3 a week, Jon ny asked the other night how many are there, there has to be 100's of 1000's in the lake! :o
100's and 1000's and then some more. Have had convos with few of best charter captains on lake .theres gotta be some 20lbs plus swimming down there maybe even 50lbs which is not unheard of they get lakers up to 50 lbs plus in canada.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 21, 2013, 07:02 PM
going up tommorow what bait should i grab? suckers or shiners?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 21, 2013, 07:04 PM
man what a awsome day today! i had my best day ever jigging for lakers with 17 landed and a dozen or so short strikes. silver and green swedish did the trick for me today. also got a few on plastics wich is a first for me, and wont be my last. combsey landed 18 and dropped a few. the only way this day could have been better is if the wind would have let up a little, it was brutal out there jigging but we stuck it out! cant wait to get back out and catch 20 next time! good luck tommorow mike!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Feb 21, 2013, 07:04 PM
They hit suckers on tipups todaywe set salmon with emeralds but no takers
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 21, 2013, 07:08 PM
i always fish tip ups
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 21, 2013, 07:11 PM
man what a awsome day today! i had my best day ever jigging for lakers with 17 landed and a dozen or so short strikes. silver and green swedish did the trick for me today. also got a few on plastics wich is a first for me, and wont be my last. combsey landed 18 and dropped a few. the only way this day could have been better is if the wind would have let up a little, it was brutal out there jigging but we stuck it out! cant wait to get back out and catch 20 next time! good luck tommorow mike!

Great job J! You guys rode it out and were rewarded nicely for your efforts! It's very easy to look outside and see the trees leaning sideways and crawl back under the covers! But that doesn't make for a good story! But going out in a meat grinder and coming back with almost 40 fish, now THAT makes for good conversation! Congratulations on an awesome day Bro! You guys Rock!

Mike

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 21, 2013, 07:15 PM
looking to fish in the am.any body want to point me in the right dir tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 21, 2013, 07:38 PM
Mike got 19 on it today. Only 1 on a pimple @)
            I got 8 Art got 8 & jon got 10. Jon left @ 10:30 Art & I left @ 11:45, all on pimples. Putting in a full day tomorrow.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: crappiepants on Feb 21, 2013, 07:45 PM
            I got 8 Art got 8 & jon got 10. Jon left @ 10:30 Art & I left @ 11:45, all on pimples. Putting in a full day tomorrow.
you going to same spot i was at our shallow spot today?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Barebow on Feb 21, 2013, 07:46 PM
Who caught it?  Luke? Or Tony??  LOL
  awesome once in a lifetime catch...I hope to get my grandson into a few lakers Saturday...
I also loved Bird 21's  vid of his son,,,,Fabulous... :icefish:     barebow
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 21, 2013, 07:58 PM
Yeah toney.     I made Jeremy a believer with your lure.     
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Reel_Force on Feb 21, 2013, 08:19 PM
Hey Tony, aka - "icerookie26"  I'm gonna need to steal your nickname ... Brought my step son out on his first ever ice trip ... what he get ? Well he got a 26" Laker ... Well seeing he's a real rookie with a 26" first fish ... I'm sure ya give up ur nic for that ...  @)

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 21, 2013, 08:32 PM
Hey Tony, aka - "icerookie26"  I'm gonna need to steal your nickname ... Brought my step son out on his first ever ice trip ... what he get ? Well he got a 26" Laker ... Well seeing he's a real rookie with a 26" first fish ... I'm sure ya give up ur nic for that ...  @)

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              Congrats to your step son on his 1st of many in his life. :clap:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Feb 21, 2013, 08:45 PM
wheeler, shanty and everything else is loaded and ready to roll. see you guys around 6:30-7.


Steve
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: coldbum on Feb 21, 2013, 08:55 PM
Has anyone had a snowmobile or wheeler out as far as the Northwest Bay Shoal out of Vets? If so did you cut ice? How thick? Thank you :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IceNeck9292 on Feb 21, 2013, 09:04 PM
All you guys are making me jelouse... looks like the fish are hitting great I wish I could afford to make it up there. Saving the money to make it up for the gathering on mdb. Cash is tight cause the ol'lady left for the grass of the other side and left me with th kid...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: skunkman on Feb 21, 2013, 09:29 PM
Coldbum, there's about 5 " of ice out there. Bring your creepers, it's slippery out there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Feb 21, 2013, 09:33 PM
Anyone goin to Harris bay on Saturday?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: coldbum on Feb 21, 2013, 09:37 PM
Thanks skunkman!

Heading up bright and squirrelly Saturday morning.

I have not fished the King in 3 or 4 years  :'(

I am itching to get the jig stick twitching :icefish:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 22, 2013, 03:37 AM
out on the lake this morn.targeting big lakers.big bait big laker.tc5   :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 22, 2013, 08:21 AM
Are any of you laker slayers getting out Sunday?
I'll buy bait and lunch for lessons.  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: dwaytkus on Feb 22, 2013, 01:00 PM
Can anyone provide an update on the seperation crack out in front of Fort Ann Beach?  It opened up close to 2 ft Monday afternoon and I heard rumor it grew.  Anyone have a recent update???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Feb 22, 2013, 02:25 PM
crossed it today with the wheeler. solid this am, wet this afternoon, but still passable.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: dwaytkus on Feb 22, 2013, 02:30 PM
Is it a wide spot or just like 6" or so?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: o2rmk800 on Feb 22, 2013, 02:33 PM
i'd say anywhere from 12"-24". again it was passable @ 2pm today. I got off the machine and walked up and found a spot that was flat and about 12" at most and then just drove across with a little speed.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: dwaytkus on Feb 22, 2013, 03:18 PM
Ok thanks.  I had to do the same Monday to get off.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 22, 2013, 04:24 PM
holy cow this being away from the computer thing for 5 days makes it tuff to keep up with just this thread let alone anything else here on IS.where to start, umm....first! couple of awesome videos and some awesome fish,ice rook that gold lakers is beautiful maybe have a replica made would deff be an awesome mount.jon, ice wanderer ,and bird congrats on your 100+ lakers you guys get the YOU SUCK award  ;D  hope to close in on 100 this weekend myself.thats if crappie pants hooks me up  ;)  with the new hotness
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 22, 2013, 04:40 PM
hoping for a hot bite but we'll see and if they wont bite gonna try this thing called.....dynamite jk
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: older042 on Feb 22, 2013, 04:47 PM
I caught my PB last weekend not alot of fish this year but the ones be have been getting have had nice size got it on a 1/2 bucktail with a chunk of sucker meat 29.5" not sure on the weight dont own a scale
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 22, 2013, 04:54 PM
nice fish looks to be about 9lbs
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: older042 on Feb 22, 2013, 04:59 PM
my guess was 8 or 9 lbs also
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jperson22 on Feb 22, 2013, 06:00 PM
Hoping to head up to the king for the first time maybe mon off off MDB , how off of the beach to get into good lakers and is there any spots i should steer clear of
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 22, 2013, 06:11 PM
stuffs all packed. trying for those darn lakers yet again this weekend. JW I know fish307s hours are listed as opening at 6 but do they open a little earlier on the weekends? seems when I get there at 6 they've been open for a little while already? Just want to get on the ice as early as possible tomorrow.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: holepuncher on Feb 22, 2013, 06:28 PM
Any recommendations on a place to stay saturday night near assembly point
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ChefMcG on Feb 22, 2013, 06:30 PM
I believe they are open as early as 5pm
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: coldfish on Feb 22, 2013, 06:32 PM
nice laker.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SchrnLker on Feb 22, 2013, 06:45 PM
Nice day out there, fun to meet all the guys as well.  One keeper laker, 5lbs, 2 shorts 21-22".  Multiple misses.  Can't believe how much fun it is jigging these fish with electronics. 

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 22, 2013, 06:58 PM
Great day fishing with the "Centurion 100" Club! Not quite the fury of last weekend but the great camaraderie made up for the slower bite! A little Hair Raising adventure getting off the ice with the wheeler trying to find safe passage across the pressure ridge that formed across the bay.  Had to change my rubber underwear after gunning the quad to clear the Abyss!  Walking out tomorrow! LOL! Great seeing and fishing with old and new friends!

Good luck tomorrow Bruthas!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 22, 2013, 07:04 PM
good day on he lake today.9 trout on the ice.shortest one was 20 biggest 25 can't wait till the am.thanks again to ice wanderer.owe you one.tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 22, 2013, 09:02 PM
Awesome Golden Laker!!! I'd have a replica made.  Wow!  Incredible.  Never seen one like it. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 22, 2013, 09:17 PM
Any recommendations on a place to stay saturday night near assembly point
            I believe you'd have to go back to the village, there is a Super 8 on Rt. 9 across from the Stewarts.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ejp419 on Feb 22, 2013, 10:10 PM
Never caught a laker but plan on hitting Lake George some time in the next 2 weeks. I heard they don't taste very good. How big is to big to eat? If I was to catch one I'd only keep good eaters, or one for the wall...Thanks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Feb 22, 2013, 10:33 PM
Never caught a laker but plan on hitting Lake George some time in the next 2 weeks. I heard they don't taste very good. How big is to big to eat? If I was to catch one I'd only keep good eaters, or one for the wall...Thanks

i think they taste pretty good...............i baked a 24 incher a couple weeks ago.

olive oil in baking dish with lemon juice, garlic powder, salt, pepper, italian seasoning, bay leaves, fennel seed. baked about 40 minutes then last 5 sprinkled parmesan cheese over it.

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: coldbum on Feb 22, 2013, 10:33 PM
Anyone hit Vet's today?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 23, 2013, 01:37 AM
heading out in a few hours gonna meet up with crappie pants, tc5 and a few other gents. hope the laker bite is on 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 23, 2013, 03:40 AM
I'm still debating meeting up with you guys after I get out of work or Saratoga.     
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Feb 23, 2013, 04:45 AM
Combsey we will be on the king if ya wanna meet up, text it son
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Bussman on Feb 23, 2013, 05:29 AM
Had a great day on the ice with my family and it was nice to meet some fellow members. Fishing was slow and with one flasher to share we did pretty well. My wife and sons landed 5 total and we missed quite a few. Weather could not have been nicer. I also had to cross the pressure crack and thanks to icewanderer I was well prepared. 2 four foot planks did the trick but if your taking your wheeler out of Ft Ann Beach I would seriously consider taking planks that are at least that long (6ft might be better). If that crack opens up much more your going to find yourself stuck.

There is a pretty good story to tell about a runaway sailboat but I need to take my son to work so its going to have to wait a bit. Good luck out there and I hope to make the trip again soon.

Thanks again to all of you who are willing to share your experience's. I could not have made a one day trip with my family that successful without you guys.

George


 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Feb 23, 2013, 05:59 AM
Great day fishing with the "Centurion 100" Club! Not quite the fury of last weekend but the great camaraderie made up for the slower bite! A little Hair Raising adventure getting off the ice with the wheeler trying to find safe passage across the pressure ridge that formed across the bay.  Had to change my rubber underwear after gunning the quad to clear the Abyss!  Walking out tomorrow! LOL! Great seeing and fishing with old and new friends!

Good luck tomorrow Bruthas!

Mike

Congrats on 100+.  Good luck today, can't wait until tomorrow.  Tell the boy's I said hello.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Ziehnertfish007 on Feb 23, 2013, 06:14 AM
I am looking to do some lake trout fishing and I'm not sure where to go on Lake George
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 23, 2013, 06:38 AM

            If you were to read the Lake George B.S. Thread, you can get a good idea! ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: njg0621 on Feb 23, 2013, 07:06 AM
Fished with CAPTJJ from Rod Bender Charters and all I can say is WOW! We jigged lakers all day and not only did he put us on the fish but he went far beyond what he had to to provide a successful outing for my father and I.  I am not going to get into numbers but my father and I both did double digits by noon.  Great day on the ice and I can't say enough about this guy, he is great.  I am pretty new to jigging lakers and was marking a ton of fish but couldn't get them to bite.  JJ def showed me how to get them to bite yesterday.  Anyways it was such a great trip I felt like I at least owed him a shoutout on Iceshanty! Tight lines!


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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Santo180 on Feb 23, 2013, 07:49 AM
I read about using dead bait on tip ups on this thread and decided to give it a try yesterday.  Slit the belly of a dead sucker and layed it on the bottom in about 100fow and ended up catching this guy.

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pughole on Feb 23, 2013, 09:32 AM
Any one hear about a big pike coming out of Glenburnie???? About 28-29# Heard it at the bait shop this morning
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 23, 2013, 03:51 PM
fished off ft ann beach,bite.....sucked got only 1 laker 23" had a ton of lookers and 1 short bite,crappie pants and tc5 got a few lakers and 2 other buddies got nothing at all.gonna bring the kids and wife out tmrw and try for some perch hope the perch bite is better than the laker bite was today,would be nice to have some perch snacks while watching the daytona 500
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 23, 2013, 04:10 PM
my dad and brother fished nw bay and got 11 lakers by 10 and then it started raining so they left. they were marking a ton of fish. all caought on the green swedish.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 23, 2013, 04:42 PM
gonna try for lakers too tmrw so we'll see.they gotta get hungry again sometime.....prolly monday when i go back to work lol. think next weekend i'm gonna switch gears here and fish toothies and walleye till the 15th.and i am taking the 15th off from work 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 23, 2013, 04:48 PM
its gonna turn on and i'm gonna get my 3 yr old onto a laker  :icefish: :flex: :P
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 23, 2013, 04:59 PM
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Feb 23, 2013, 05:14 PM
I've gotten quite the kick out of reading this thread this year and you guys assault on the Lakers. Good stuff for sure...congrats to all you guys and you're all to be commended for all the tips and info shared :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

For me I'll take my accidental Laker every now and then while I'm reeling up my perch. Someday when I have more than a day or two a week to fish I'll learn the Lakers myself. Till then I'll entertain myself by reading you guys stories and watching your videos.

By the way the perch bite was great this morning.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 23, 2013, 05:54 PM
anyone have a report on that crack out in front of ft ann beach? can i get acrossed it without a plank? nice job bird getting your kid into those awsome lakers! this year really is a banner year for lakers.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 23, 2013, 06:13 PM
anyone have a report on that crack out in front of ft ann beach? can i get acrossed it without a plank? nice job bird getting your kid into those awsome lakers! this year really is a banner year for lakers.
you can cross the crack without a plank wheelers were out there today,but there us a plank already in place if needed
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 23, 2013, 06:16 PM
ok thaks mealworm! going to go out in the am for a while                                 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice tripper on Feb 23, 2013, 06:58 PM
Blue you should be good to go i crossed that around 5:30 only about 6inches wide.yes their is a plank out their if needed..Bigred thanks for hanging out today.iced 6 lakers lost 3.tough day out there.alot of sniffers.I had set a goal of 50 lakers this year and i achieved that in one week as i was on vacation,only fished 4days and caught 67..Bigred thanks again and see you next saturday. ;D ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bvb35 on Feb 23, 2013, 07:04 PM
How much snow did they get up at George today heading up there tomorrow
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 23, 2013, 07:36 PM
thanks icetripper!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 23, 2013, 07:54 PM
Nice work out there today Jeremy! Some beautiful fish you guys got today! Congrats! Three of us fished today just south of PK.  My friends Mike and Don got 25 fish between them and I got 5. One more day tomorrow on the King and then back to reality!

Continued success!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 23, 2013, 07:57 PM
ill be out to the left infront of the yellow boathouse around 730. if your around swing by and say hi!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lakerdave on Feb 23, 2013, 08:08 PM
A little tuff for me today . First time back on the king this year . I ended up landing 2... For 4  today with one beautiful 27 incher , and a 26 incher. Lots of lookers  . My buddie went 5 -7  . Whats up with some people . ???guy drives down the hole  middle of the lake with to quads and 3 kids comes up and asked how much ice ..  wow some people have no clue . U think u might have wanted to check the thickness of the ice , considering the waters over  120 feet!! 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Feb 23, 2013, 08:16 PM
Fished with CAPTJJ from Rod Bender Charters and all I can say is WOW! We jigged lakers all day and not only did he put us on the fish but he went far beyond what he had to to provide a successful outing for my father and I.  I am not going to get into numbers but my father and I both did double digits by noon.  Great day on the ice and I can't say enough about this guy, he is great.  I am pretty new to jigging lakers and was marking a ton of fish but couldn't get them to bite.  JJ def showed me how to get them to bite yesterday.  Anyways it was such a great trip I felt like I at least owed him a shoutout on Iceshanty! Tight lines!

 ;D Thanks Nick, I appreciate the compliments. It was nice talking to you and your dad between fish; you both picked things up pretty quickly out there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 23, 2013, 08:20 PM
Man Jeremy your dad and brother are showing u up this year.    Don't worry your almost half way to 50 lakers this year with alot of time left.  What you at 24?   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: BD Swede on Feb 23, 2013, 08:26 PM
Perch bite was good today but getting tougher to catch keepers. Had my first experience getting into the punkinseeds and enjoyed the action. Hitting it again tomorrow.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SnotCicle on Feb 23, 2013, 08:35 PM
My buddy was out on Harris Bay Friday...said the pumkins are showing up there too...still a bunch of perch to be had. I'm going to give it a shot in the morning.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 23, 2013, 09:59 PM
FINALLY got into the Lakers today. I got 11. My buddy got 4. From 12 to about 1245 I couldnt get within 15 ft of bottom without three or four fish flying up. After that they would come in a few at a time and were usually pick up one or two. Well be back on the same spot in the morning.

Jager61 - thankyou for the parking tip. You cut our walkway down and we got on them quick
Thanks to everyone who helped me out with info on laker jiging i went from 4 to 15 today and set a goal of doubling that tomorrow. I'll post some pics tomorrow.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Feb 23, 2013, 10:23 PM
FINALLY got into the Lakers today. I got 11. My buddy got 4. From 12 to about 1245 I couldnt get within 15 ft of bottom without three or four fish flying up. After that they would come in a few at a time and were usually pick up one or two. Well be back on the same spot in the morning.

Jager61 - thankyou for the parking tip. You cut our walkway down and we got on them quick
Thanks to everyone who helped me out with info on laker jiging i went from 4 to 15 today and set a goal of doubling that tomorrow. I'll post some pics tomorrow.

thats awesome man. Congrats.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 24, 2013, 01:53 AM
          I took the weekend off from fishing, but I want to congratulate everyone on the good numbers out there both laker & perch fishing. Maybe it was last winters lack of ice that helped but the daily numbers  surely are impressive. I talked to 1 guys father yesterday, said his son caught 48 lakers on Friday, & it wasn't his son that told him, it was another guy that was out & witnessed the whole thing. :clap: :bow: :thumbsup:

         And good luck out there today, especially to my son, mealworm & his family. I hope you get the kids on some good fish. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: older042 on Feb 24, 2013, 02:21 AM
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nice fish love the green painted bucket with the random holes drilled in it. tomatoes in the summer ice fishing seat in winter  :P
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 24, 2013, 04:00 AM
nice fish we coudnt get theme to go very well mabe today.Tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: captin bill on Feb 24, 2013, 04:02 AM
Looks like the edges and access is shrinking fast, good ice but some pressure ridges changing by the hour, good day on sat.   @)! captin bill
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Feb 24, 2013, 07:37 AM
the bucket works great for drying out my tipups by thw woodstove. the water dosent pool at the bottom of the bucket ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Feb 24, 2013, 09:51 AM
Had a great day jigged up my very first laker. I think i am more happy than you boys getting 100, i am still smiling ear to ear
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 24, 2013, 10:05 AM
5 so far. Hoping for a 12 o'clock blitz like yesterday.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: filetandrelease on Feb 24, 2013, 11:12 AM


well guys i was on the LG for the first time , and i have never caught a lake through the ice , i came with PA iceswimmer , wirestone and skinner , fished a little over a day and a half , once i got out of walleye mode i did much better had 12 on and landed 4 , you guys and gals have a beautiful lake and a great fishery , i enjoyed my self very much and hope to make it back next year for a couple of days , and will shoot some photos up later , busy getting UN packed and repacking my 2 man for Mondays perch and eye chase on Oneida Lake , and as promised release moon walked on the LG what a DK  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 24, 2013, 01:20 PM

well guys i was on the LG for the first time , and i have never caught a lake through the ice , i came with PA iceswimmer , wirestone and skinner , fished a little over a day and a half , once i got out of walleye mode i did much better had 12 on and landed 4 , you guys and gals have a beautiful lake and a great fishery , i enjoyed my self very much and hope to make it back next year for a couple of days , and will shoot some photos up later , busy getting UN packed and repacking my 2 man for Mondays perch and eye chase on Oneida Lake , and as promised release moon walked on the LG what a DK  ;D
            I'm glad you like our lake, it's hard for me to stay away from it. If it only had eyes in it it would be the perfect lake. ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 24, 2013, 02:46 PM
Actually Jeff, I was thinking more along the lines of Browns! LOL!

MK
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 24, 2013, 03:45 PM
That sucks . We had some private access that someone abused too. Parked right in the guys drive way.  >:( >:(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pa ice swimmer on Feb 24, 2013, 03:52 PM
Who do you know? lol  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: hot tuna on Feb 24, 2013, 03:53 PM
The Internet kills all the good fishing:
Just my thoughts
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 24, 2013, 03:55 PM
Some one left this clam on the ice  off Pilot Knob Friday and it was still there today. Do not know what happened . I fixed the roof and used it this morning. That is $$$$ to be leaving out there. No one touched there stuff. Thank for the use of the holes.
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: filetandrelease on Feb 24, 2013, 04:00 PM
jeeze wire now your catching cripples OMG have you no shame  :woot:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 24, 2013, 04:14 PM
Actually Jeff, I was thinking more along the lines of Browns! LOL!

MK
           Those too! ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: nightfisher on Feb 24, 2013, 04:14 PM
 I think he stepped on it to make it legal ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 24, 2013, 04:20 PM
Some one left this clam on the ice  off Pilot Knob Friday and it was still there today. Do not know what happened . I fixed the roof and used it this morning. That is $$$$ to be leaving out there. No one touched there stuff. Thank for the use of the holes.
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Check out this humpback ::)
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            I saw it there Thur. & Friday, if there is no name & address on it, I'd say it was abandoned, but who would do that.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 24, 2013, 04:26 PM
2 wheelers went through the pressure crack off hearthstone,my buddy and 1 were able to rescue 1 but the first 1 that went in sunk to the bottom,the guy had no idea how much ice there was and for whatever reason he decided to drive to the wet area to try to cross the crack,he said when it went in he jumped off the machine and it floated there a bit before sinking,in the mean time his wife followed him into the crack just a few feet away,luckily her machine didn't sink and we were able to pull it out.less than 100' away the crack is fine and they would have had no issues in crossing.hope they get the other wheeler out and i'm glad the couple was ok
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 24, 2013, 04:28 PM
Well another access point is shut down due to inconsiderate idiots.  The kind gentleman at the end of lake road would like folks to know that when cation tape is up, it's all over for the season. However I won't be surprised if he shuts it down permanently.  He struggled to put 6x6s across his drive way around 7 this am. Only to have them thrown across HIS DRIVEWAY by noon.  He's especially upset that HIS SOD has been ruined.  I saw this coming two weeks ago and took the time to write this man a letter of appreciation.  Just maybee, he will see that not all people are inconsiderate morons.  I'm going to start an ice fishing club that recruits the finest of fisherman. Together our aim will be to secure access for us and our family. The rest of you can walk from the beach.  This guy was kind to me but warned anyone else cuts across, he will have you arrested for trespassing, maybee even property damage. Trying to inform people and also vent a bit cause I'm sick of idiots ruining points of access.
            That sucks, I've accessed the lake there in the past & thought the owner was generous to allow people on his property. It's a shame that there are inconsiderate idiots that won't respect peoples property. >:(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 24, 2013, 04:32 PM
2 wheelers went through the pressure crack off hearthstone,my buddy and 1 were able to rescue 1 but the first 1 that went in sunk to the bottom,the guy had no idea how much ice there was and for whatever reason he decided to drive to the wet area to try to cross the crack,he said when it went in he jumped off the machine and it floated there a bit before sinking,in the mean time his wife followed him into the crack just a few feet away,luckily her machine didn't sink and we were able to pull it out.less than 100' away the crack is fine and they would have had no issues in crossing.hope they get the other wheeler out and i'm glad the couple was ok
           More idiots! :cookoo: I'm glad they are alright but I don't feel sorry for them, loosing a wheeler to the bottom.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: nightfisher on Feb 24, 2013, 04:36 PM
Congrats on # 100
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 24, 2013, 04:53 PM
other then all that fun stuff how was the fishen mealwom.tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 24, 2013, 04:59 PM
Some one left this clam on the ice  off Pilot Knob Friday and it was still there today. Do not know what happened . I fixed the roof and used it this morning. That is $$$$ to be leaving out there. No one touched there stuff. Thank for the use of the holes.
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Check out this humpback ::)
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If is is there tomorrow , someone should take it home. It is in good shape and nice coleman stove too. The floor took some time to biuld too
  ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Feb 24, 2013, 05:00 PM
some people dont realize just how long that walk can be with limited access ... been pretty lucky with the limited snow cover this year ... once a putts always a putts ... some people will never learn !!!!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 24, 2013, 05:14 PM
First time for Release and I . Friday was great , slowed up sat.
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 24, 2013, 05:50 PM
Love it. Got a steellie on it too.
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 24, 2013, 05:51 PM
other then all that fun stuff how was the fishen mealwom.tc5
fishin wasn't bad got into the perch WICKED!!,kept a bunch threw a ton back,never even tried for lakers cause we were having to much fun with the perches.kids had a blast and caught some fish that was all i asked for today.
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Feb 24, 2013, 05:54 PM
Great pictures Logan..... :clap: :thumbsup: :bow:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 24, 2013, 05:54 PM
Love to watch kids fishing. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SchrnLker on Feb 24, 2013, 05:55 PM
Priceless Mealworm :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: rugermag on Feb 24, 2013, 06:04 PM
The faces on those kids are priceless!!! That is the way to start kids off in the right direction...
Great job Dad! No drugs there!
rugermag
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 24, 2013, 06:29 PM

             Glad to see my grand kids had a good time out there today, good job Logan & Jill. :thumbsup: :clap:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: reddog11 on Feb 24, 2013, 06:36 PM
Nice
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lakerdave on Feb 24, 2013, 06:37 PM
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fishmon on Feb 24, 2013, 06:54 PM
Love the expression on the kids faces :)  They will not forget that.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: carpy on Feb 24, 2013, 07:04 PM
The look on their faces say more than words, congrats mealworm. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 24, 2013, 07:26 PM
2 wheelers went through the pressure crack off hearthstone,my buddy and 1 were able to rescue 1 but the first 1 that went in sunk to the bottom,the guy had no idea how much ice there was and for whatever reason he decided to drive to the wet area to try to cross the crack,he said when it went in he jumped off the machine and it floated there a bit before sinking,in the mean time his wife followed him into the crack just a few feet away,luckily her machine didn't sink and we were able to pull it out.less than 100' away the crack is fine and they would have had no issues in crossing.hope they get the other wheeler out and i'm glad the couple was ok
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 24, 2013, 07:27 PM
how do you get a wheeler out and how deep was is it???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lakerdave on Feb 24, 2013, 10:49 PM
I was out thoere yesterday I'm suprised more people didn't go thru . It was prolly the same guy that I that was out with no idea about the cracks the thickness   drove 5 miles up the middle of the lake over the deepest part to ask how thick the ice was .  A guy  and his family  . I'm almost betting it was the same people if it was around hartstone .
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Feb 24, 2013, 10:55 PM
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It was a nice fish but was a little to short so back in the lake she went. Got about a dozen out of the same hole all day including that one.

although that fish looks super rare, its actually just a pigment defect the fish currently has. This happens to alot of fish. It will only stay with the fish for a year or two before it heals/passes through its system. Google it.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 25, 2013, 02:22 AM
your day out with the children looks a hoot.looks like they get theme bigger them you. ;Dtc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 25, 2013, 02:48 AM
If its not rare and it happens to alot of fish how come I haven't heard ( or anyone I'm friends with) of a fish( laker) like this being caught?    How many have you caught or seen?   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 25, 2013, 03:14 AM
neted and iced to many to count and never seen any thing like that in all my days.jj you ever see any thing like that. tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: roundlakeNY on Feb 25, 2013, 04:16 AM
Ha ha it is the BS thread combsey.    Some peoples kids.  LOL
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Feb 25, 2013, 04:29 AM
Great photo's of the kids Mealworm, from the smiles on their faces it looks like you have fishing partners for a long time.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 25, 2013, 04:38 AM
Yeah roundlakeny.  But to many people on here this year are dissing people's good days and fish.    A fish that is rare gets comments that say its something common and people having 20 fish days are called liars.     And me being friends and being there with some off these people kind of irks me. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: roundlakeNY on Feb 25, 2013, 05:19 AM
Happens every year. Haters gonna hate.       
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 25, 2013, 05:58 AM
Beautiful Kids Logan! That feeling of excitement and happiness they are showing in the pics stays with them and, for that matter, all of us for a lifetime! Thinks its why we all can relate as to how happy we fishermen and women are every time we catch a fish or just simply being out on the water! Great job Dad!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fidlerontheice on Feb 25, 2013, 06:20 AM
Fished vets park Saturday from 730-330. Between 3 of us we caught over 150 perch kept 50 over 9". 3 lrg mouths 2 over 3lbs. A ton of pumpkin seeds that were all tossed back. Used a windlass tipup for the first time with great results 12 flags my brother caught his first northern 27" 5lbs on it as well. We had a great day with 7-8" in most spots!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: coldfish on Feb 25, 2013, 06:47 AM
nice catch guys. I have been fishing lake trout for 30+ years and i have never seen or heard of one like that nice pics.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Feb 25, 2013, 06:52 AM
If its not rare and it happens to alot of fish how come I haven't heard ( or anyone I'm friends with) of a fish( laker) like this being caught?    How many have you caught or seen?   

it happens alot more then you think. Walleye have been caught with the same issue. Albino catfish, have the same issue. Perch and largemouth's have been caught with the same issue as well, northens etc.... Real albino fish have red eyes.

https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=pigment+defect+in+fish&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&bvm=bv.42768644,d.dmQ&biw=1366&bih=639&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=F14rUeG_Fsyv0AGOnoGwAw#um=1&hl=en&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=albino+lake+trout&oq=albino+lake+trout&gs_l=img.3...62582.63717.0.64382.10.10.0.0.0.0.95.637.10.10.0...0.0...1c.1.4.img.ufkN78J6w-g&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&fp=e1abd980d1307f71&biw=1366&bih=639

http://www.outdoornews.com/September-2005/Albino-laker-on-display-at-Marquette-fish-hatchery/

"True albino fish are rarely if ever seen in the wild because their survivability is so low. Albinism is a recessive genetic trait and these fish lack melanin, a substance that produces color in animals.."
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Feb 25, 2013, 06:55 AM
you guys take some comment's the wrong way. This is why I have a big problem with this forum. In no way am I dissing this guys "albino laker". It is a rare fish for sure. I was just simply saying it happens alot more then you guys think. I was no way being a jerk about it. Just trying to educate maybe some that dont know what or why that fish is like that.

Chill out people. You take something minor and make drama out of it.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Feb 25, 2013, 07:08 AM
Ha ha it is the BS thread combsey.    Some peoples kids.  LOL

....ya what a shame....some peoples kids.....
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tonebea on Feb 25, 2013, 07:38 AM
Fished Harris on Sunday. Fished all the way out to Long Island, only getting dinks. Finally caught a decent perch out from the island and could see more on the flasher that wouldn't bite so I started throwing everything at them. Finally started catching them on a small, chartreuse, tungsten jig with a fly tied just above it. Kept 30 between 11 and 14 inches from noon to 3:00 all from the same hole. Needed fresh spikes worked up from the very bottom and also a strike indicator as they hit very lightly. Best day of 5 on the king this year.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slipbob on Feb 25, 2013, 08:36 AM
2 wheelers went through the pressure crack off hearthstone,my buddy and 1 were able to rescue 1 but the first 1 that went in sunk to the bottom,the guy had no idea how much ice there was and for whatever reason he decided to drive to the wet area to try to cross the crack,he said when it went in he jumped off the machine and it floated there a bit before sinking,in the mean time his wife followed him into the crack just a few feet away,luckily her machine didn't sink and we were able to pull it out.less than 100' away the crack is fine and they would have had no issues in crossing.hope they get the other wheeler out and i'm glad the couple was ok

Wow, just curious, what time of day was that?  I drove on around 9 and off with the quad there about 2 yesterday coming in and out from the northeast and didn't see any issues except right at the ice shove on shore where it looked a little soft.  I was suprised at how few people were on the lake.  Really quiet out there for such a nice day. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 25, 2013, 09:19 AM
Let's play nice fellas.
This is one of the best threads going this year for a lot of us. No need to go back and forth.
Thanks for the insight on the albinos SS.

Well done Logan! Your kids did a heck of a lot better than I did yesterday.  ;D
Best pics of the year on this thread. Hopefully we can get all of the kids out at the same time one of these days.

Keep on keepin' on Bird. We need more dudes like you to help keep us in a good light.
Maybe someone could offer him some manual labor in the spring to help clean up his property?
Just a thought.
Either way. Good call spreading the word.
 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slab daddy 518 on Feb 25, 2013, 10:01 AM
bird21s it's always great to share memories like that with children catching fish ,my girlfriends kid and I fished schroon last sept. and got the joy of him bringing in a 40" northern that weighed 12.5 lbs. As for the scum that don't respect your acsess I feel your pain,2 yrs ago I lost acsess to my best hunting spot because someone shot through a house.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: BOCHASER on Feb 25, 2013, 10:13 AM
I also truly appreciate the Lake Road access and offer my help in any way to keep this access available. Maybe we could pitch in and get them a spring cleanup by a local landscape company or maybe a gift certificate to one of their favorite places. I've also had good luck by leaving a couple cases a beer.

Does Lake George have some sort of sportsman group that you could donate to or volunteer services that could cultivate relationships with some of these landowners to maintain a workable relationship between property owners and the fisherman?

Another thought would be that maybe the marina in that location could come up with a plan to allow fisherman safe access and make a couple bucks in the meantime. Maybe charge $5-$10 a car for parking or something along those lines. I know some of the businesses along the Lake Ontario shorline have similar programs that is a win / win for all.   

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 25, 2013, 10:17 AM
It is a rare fish for sure. I was just simply saying it happens alot more then you guys think.

could you elaborate a little more.   I worked in a trout hatchery for 4 years.   I took care of close to a million trout in that time.     Never once did I see any trout that had this sort of color phase or albinism.  I can find no literature about that coloration in char, and very little about salmonids with that coloration in general.  Most I could find about that was palomino rainbows.  It is a VERY rare gene that is bred into hatchery fish today.  They only get 200 actual palomino (albino) fish out of 250,000 palomino bread eggs.

I'm guessing your thinking of the light color phase that smallmouth and largemouth (and other centrachids and percids) under go from time to time, or the dark splotches on smallmouth and largemouth, cause those are all pretty common and come and go for the fish.

 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 25, 2013, 10:21 AM
This is the letter I left him three days prior.  I would like to think, that if this gentleman reaches out, others such as your self slayer would assist me if available.  And I'm putting it out their that If others have a place similar, might go along way to show your appreciation, ill help anyone with anything so if you know a spot that could use repair ill be a part of the team.
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Nice job man. I'm game to help whenever and where ever. bluemountainlaker has "in" with the place that shut us out a few weeks ago. Maybe we can do the same there too.
We'll chat tonight on the ice between walters.  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Feb 25, 2013, 10:40 AM
could you elaborate a little more.   I worked in a trout hatchery for 4 years.   I took care of close to a million trout in that time.     Never once did I see any trout that had this sort of color phase or albinism.  I can find no literature about that coloration in char, and very little about salmonids with that coloration in general.  Most I could find about that was palomino rainbows.  It is a VERY rare gene that is bred into hatchery fish today.  They only get 200 actual palomino (albino) fish out of 250,000 palomino bread eggs.

I'm guessing your thinking of the light color phase that smallmouth and largemouth (and other centrachids and percids) under go from time to time, or the dark splotches on smallmouth and largemouth, cause those are all pretty common and come and go for the fish.

I have to agree, I have never seen anything like this after handling over 20,000 lakers from LG over the years. I don't think this is a case of albinism but a deficiency in the darker pigmentation, obviously some color is being produced. I beleive it is a similar (or the same mutation) that resulted in the Palomino variety of rainbow trout; that strain came about from one fish that showed the trait for "golden" coloration at a hatchery in West Viginia in 1954. With all the natural reproduction that occurs with lakers in Lake George, there would be a greater chance for this to happen here. It is probably the result of a recessive gene, meaning both parents needed to have the mutation for it to show in the offspring. Definitely a 1 in a million fish or more, will be interesting to see if more show up.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Feb 25, 2013, 12:08 PM
Fished Harris on Sunday. Fished all the way out to Long Island, only getting dinks. Finally caught a decent perch out from the island and could see more on the flasher that wouldn't bite so I started throwing everything at them. Finally started catching them on a small, chartreuse, tungsten jig with a fly tied just above it. Kept 30 between 11 and 14 inches from noon to 3:00 all from the same hole. Needed fresh spikes worked up from the very bottom and also a strike indicator as they hit very lightly. Best day of 5 on the king this year.
seems to be the deal for me..much bigger perch over there then vets this yr but harder to locate for me.. i have been limiting out on otherside of lake everytime but 9 to 10 inch fish..i fished harrs in early feb and got a dozen fish but they were big!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tonebea on Feb 25, 2013, 12:12 PM
seems to be the deal for me..much bigger perch over there then vets this yr but harder to locate for me.. i have been limiting out on otherside of lake everytime but 9 to 10 inch fish..i fished harrs in early feb and got a dozen fish but they were big!

I fished Huddle a couple of times this year and although I probably caught almost 200 each day, only had about half a dozen keepers each time. Just couldn't find much of anything over 7 or 8".
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ADKsasquatch on Feb 25, 2013, 12:13 PM
Absurd fish...truly 1 in a million! Way to go Tony!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Mourning after on Feb 25, 2013, 12:23 PM
 ;DHello everyone ,I'm a newbie too ice shanty, however I've met a lot of u on the ice or 307 and most of u are great people, and that's why I joined..... Anyways. About the golden laker,I travel a lot during the year too fish, and have noticed a common denominator or possible explanation....this fish is not albino,it is a genetic deformation and it is a laker,not hybrid,not a hatchery fish..it is native too lake George...in my travels I have noticed in waters containing zebra mussels these mutations seem to happen more often,but still rare...Im not a biologist but it's known the mussels effect the the lowest of the food chain, starting with plankton either by eating the source or clearing the water its effects work its way through the food chain causing nutritional deficancys....eventual ly evolving too something like the golden laker, I've even seen sunfish turned a copper color....will it become a out break? I don't think so...because typically u would need both parents too have the missing gene..or too many..but even if u had 2 golden lakers spawn together they could spawn perfectly normal lakers...it's more of a fish particular mutation..the minnow had a deficancy and either missing a gene or chromoson..or had too many ..the 2 issues combined caused the mutation.....Jeremy. Awesome. Fish!!!! Love the new hummingbird and shanty
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 25, 2013, 12:56 PM
;DHello everyone ,I'm a newbie too ice shanty, however I've met a lot of u on the ice or 307 and most of u are great people, and that's why I joined..... Anyways. About the golden laker,I travel a lot during the year too fish, and have noticed a common denominator or possible explanation....this fish is not albino,it is a genetic deformation and it is a laker,not hybrid,not a hatchery fish..it is native too lake George...in my travels I have noticed in waters containing zebra mussels these mutations seem to happen more often,but still rare...Im not a biologist but it's known the mussels effect the the lowest of the food chain, starting with plankton either by eating the source or clearing the water its effects work its way through the food chain causing nutritional deficancys....eventual ly evolving too something like the golden laker, I've even seen sunfish turned a copper color....will it become a out break? I don't think so...because typically u would need both parents too have the missing gene..or too many..but even if u had 2 golden lakers spawn together they could spawn perfectly normal lakers...it's more of a fish particular mutation..the minnow had a deficancy and either missing a gene or chromoson..or had too many ..the 2 issues combined caused the mutation.....Jeremy. Awesome. Fish!!!! Love the new hummingbird and shanty

I am well aware of that in other, warm water species of fish ie; black bass.   

Have you seen other lake trout that had that?  Other salmonids?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Feb 25, 2013, 04:02 PM
;DHello everyone ,I'm a newbie too ice shanty, however I've met a lot of u on the ice or 307 and most of u are great people, and that's why I joined..... Anyways. About the golden laker,I travel a lot during the year too fish, and have noticed a common denominator or possible explanation....this fish is not albino,it is a genetic deformation and it is a laker,not hybrid,not a hatchery fish..it is native too lake George...in my travels I have noticed in waters containing zebra mussels these mutations seem to happen more often,but still rare...Im not a biologist but it's known the mussels effect the the lowest of the food chain, starting with plankton either by eating the source or clearing the water its effects work its way through the food chain causing nutritional deficancys....eventual ly evolving too something like the golden laker, I've even seen sunfish turned a copper color....will it become a out break? I don't think so...because typically u would need both parents too have the missing gene..or too many..but even if u had 2 golden lakers spawn together they could spawn perfectly normal lakers...it's more of a fish particular mutation..the minnow had a deficancy and either missing a gene or chromoson..or had too many ..the 2 issues combined caused the mutation.....Jeremy. Awesome. Fish!!!! Love the new hummingbird and shanty

good to know...and welcome.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jigshimmer on Feb 25, 2013, 04:23 PM
I fished Huddle a couple of times this year and although I probably caught almost 200 each day, only had about half a dozen keepers each time. Just couldn't find much of anything over 7 or 8".

I had the same experience last week out from Bixby road must have caught over 100 in the morning and biggest were 4 fish of 9 inches. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 25, 2013, 05:44 PM
         
         Today started out lousy, I had to take my #2 son to work, not far from our town, then I had to do a turn around, 7 miles, to pick up a guy to go fishing today. When I got to his house thyere wasn't a sign of life, I knocked on the door, 5 min, no answer, now I'm getting upset. I decided to call him from my cell, when I picked up my cell I got a message waiting, he had called @ 1:15 am & left a message that he just got home from playing poker & a few beers, & he didn't think he'd make it this morning. Now I'm more than a little upset. I then preceded to head to the lake, later than I like to be. I got to the parking area & got my sled out of the truck & got dressed to go on the ice. When I got out to the spot I wanted to fish, & I set up. I went to reach for my cell phone to see what time it was & I couldn't find it. OK, I can do without it cause I had my GPS w/me. It was 8:30 1.5 hour later than I wanted to be out. I got my lure to the bottom, fish started to show up on the screen, great, hooked in to 1, nice laker, went to reach for my camera, not there, back @ the truck, I hope! From that point on I had a great day I landed 22 lakers, & I kept 1. I do have a pic of that. My total for the yr. is now 141 lakers.
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1214.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fcc483%2FADKSPORTSMAN%2F2nddaylakerfishing009.jpg&hash=1ed70c656b58211d11d573dc81cad4f1)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 25, 2013, 06:22 PM
first i just want to thank everyone for all the comments about the day i had out with my family,my kids are almost pros at this ice fishing thing,my boy now 3 has been fishing since he was 6months,can't wait to get them on some bigger fish.i will get them out at least 2 or 3 more trips and i'm hoping to get a few trips with just the wife...hint hint there ice wanderer(grandpa).

yes prchslyr we deff need to get all the lil ones out together someplace and soon

IW wtg with the lakers today

bird if you need a hand trading some work for access i would be more than happy to help out

jon ny/ct just making sure you don't forget........you suck  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishertom34 on Feb 25, 2013, 06:53 PM

i know the feeling when,you get there late,all your determination and still crushed em! that's the best.what is your goal for total Lakers?
         
         Today started out lousy, I had to take my #2 son to work, not far from our town, then I had to do a turn around, 7 miles, to pick up a guy to go fishing today. When I got to his house thyere wasn't a sign of life, I knocked on the door, 5 min, no answer, now I'm getting upset. I decided to call him from my cell, when I picked up my cell I got a message waiting, he had called @ 1:15 am & left a message that he just got home from playing poker & a few beers, & he didn't think he'd make it this morning. Now I'm more than a little upset. I then preceded to head to the lake, later than I like to be. I got to the parking area & got my sled out of the truck & got dressed to go on the ice. When I got out to the spot I wanted to fish, & I set up. I went to reach for my cell phone to see what time it was & I couldn't find it. OK, I can do without it cause I had my GPS w/me. It was 8:30 1.5 hour later than I wanted to be out. I got my lure to the bottom, fish started to show up on the screen, great, hooked in to 1, nice laker, went to reach for my camera, not there, back @ the truck, I hope! From that point on I had a great day I landed 22 lakers, & I kept 1. I do have a pic of that. My total for the yr. is now 141 lakers.
(http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc483/ADKSPORTSMAN/2nddaylakerfishing009.jpg)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Feb 25, 2013, 06:53 PM
Good day.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 25, 2013, 07:05 PM
i know the feeling when,you get there late,all your determination and still crushed em! that's the best.what is your goal for total Lakers?
           I really haven't thought of it, I did hit 157 lakers 2 yrs. ago. But I had a much longer season.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: filetandrelease on Feb 25, 2013, 07:05 PM

heres a couple more of the weekend rookie lol

(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi256.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fhh190%2Ffiletandrelease%2F2013-02-22B_zpsfc7a2b6a.jpg&hash=5d6918e4b73fdec96ce6d57d5c52fe48)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi256.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fhh190%2Ffiletandrelease%2F2013-02-22A_zpsbe751eae.jpg&hash=5df787c3d2df704cc92995887e983993)(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi256.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fhh190%2Ffiletandrelease%2F2013-02-22C_zps396bcd61.jpg&hash=2cce6a34c5477acbcb4645b2b271d97d)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pa ice swimmer on Feb 25, 2013, 07:07 PM
Pretty good pics of widestone, how'd you get them from a mile apart ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: filetandrelease on Feb 25, 2013, 07:38 PM
Pretty good pics of widestone, how'd you get them from a mile apart ;)

yo dude after seeing the moon walk , you ask a question like that , next you will want the gps cords for the perch and eye slam that happened on Oneida today lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Mourning after on Feb 25, 2013, 08:02 PM
I am well aware of that in other, warm water species of fish ie; black bass.   

Have you seen other lake trout that had that?  Other salmonids?
yes I have... In brown trout and rainbows, more than anything else,there's is a ton of species of trout throughout the country, that are mutations of one sort of another, I fish salmon river, Lake Ontario and the st lawerence river a lot... Zebra mussels have invaded Ontario and st lawerence and that's where I've seen the most odd color variations, the last 2 years in Pulaski we been seeing coho salmon that are odd colored and we even caught cohos that appear too look like a king cross breed.... Now u could easily say that they are cross breeding for a explanation, but these fish are native in Alaska and are though out the Great Lakes, and just turning up now in Ontario the last few years, so too me it's a mutation in the genes that allowing them too be compatible,  now obviously it's not the case with the golden laker... But just saying these things are becoming more frequent, if I figure out how too post pics, I have a pic of a tiger striped king salmion from salmon river this year,   I have seen a few golden browns and steel head also... And I'm sure this happens more often the we think in lake George however the pike and other lakers get a hold of these beautiful specimens before the mature....
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Feb 25, 2013, 09:11 PM
To the kind residence that live at the end of lake rd.
I would like to take a moment to sincerely thank you, not many individuals that live on this lake allow safe access through their property.  Already this season places have become posted.  Not all people may respect what you are giving, but I know many that do.  We try hard to clean up after the inconsiderate.  Many memories have come from your access.  I and others would hate to lose it.  My name is Andrew Ladd.  My phone number is (518) 955-****, if there is anything I can do to assist you in any way, feel free to contact me.  If there are any property maintenance issues, or even if you would like some boneless perch fillets, please do not hesitate to contact me.  Again thank you for being so generous.
                                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                          Sincerely, Andrew Ladd
  P.S.   this is a  YOUTUBE video link, my 4 year old son hooking a lake trout.  A memory thanks in part to you.                                                   


Great post Andy.  I'm in if you need me. 

This is the letter I left him three days prior.  I would like to think, that if this gentleman reaches out, others such as your self slayer would assist me if available.  And I'm putting it out their that If others have a place similar, might go along way to show your appreciation, ill help anyone with anything so if you know a spot that could use repair ill be a part of the team.
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Post by: wec on Feb 26, 2013, 03:11 AM
Great day Jeff, keep it up.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 26, 2013, 05:37 AM
I don't know quite were  you guys access but im more then willing to help out if you need a hand. Iv got a ton of tools and access to quite a bit of equipment so let me know. I can also bring a dude or two to help. Good luck with the perch bird im going to try the king again this weekend im just hoping that the ice is ok after this warm week. Iv just started figuring out these lakers it cant be over yet.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jperson22 on Feb 26, 2013, 04:42 PM
Finally got to the the King this year its been a long time coming for sure and didnt disappoint me one bit we fished about 80Flo and caught 5 keepes on tipups and caught 2 on jig rods with swedish pimples with chunks of sucker.Got there a little late but am going back with a friend supper early on thurs ..anyone that is familar with the ice there ...do you think the ice be affect6ed badily by thursday? i was drilling 10 to 12 inches about a half mile off of Vet Park.ANY info would be appreciated :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Barebow on Feb 26, 2013, 07:39 PM
Here are a few perch over 10 inches caught by myself Saturday between 2-5pm , notice the quite large bullhead I caught over 45 ft. of water, 10 foot down, thinking it was a laker on the LX-5.  It was just short of 16 inches, a couple lbs.  I have never seen a bullhead this big, never caught one through the ice...My partner fished there all day sorting through the small ones to take his limt of 10inch plus perch home..   :icefish:     Barebow
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi960.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fae83%2Fbarebow_album%2FIcefishingHarrisbay02232013_zpsfc4cae4d.jpg&hash=adde79b98e07a91bc58fc784470490bf)

The picture does not do justice to his girth...
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Post by: coldfish on Feb 26, 2013, 10:43 PM
nice pics.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 27, 2013, 05:54 AM
this threads got pretty quite this week. Hows the ice holding up out there with the warm temps?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: oletimer on Feb 27, 2013, 07:29 AM
Threads will get "quiet"...when access points are lost....Sorry to say I feel the internet has had a large effect on fishing....Was bad enough just by word of mouth years ago....I caught a large brown at a local lake, at 2 pm on a Friday....Took it home and got a few pictures....told four guys(friends and family)....showed no one....Next day there were over twenty people on the spot I was fishing the day before... ::) Not that it wasn't public, it was...but many had tried and failed, and now had new enthusiasm to try again....just like when someone kills a huge buck in an area....go put it in the local contest...see how many people show up there to hunt...with no internet exposure....just word of mouth, or general knowledge of where you hunt....fishing is the same....everyone wants to catch fish....if they aren't where they can go...they will go where you are catching them, when they hear it or see it.....as far as the ice goes, the air temps have been warm....but the breezes blowing and nights cool....thinking it isn't melting to much....this snow dump may put more slush on it though, which will help things if it warms again.....water warms quicker than a snow pack blanket....
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slipbob on Feb 27, 2013, 08:38 AM
Are the loon or loons still around out there north of Canoe Island?  Saturday I thought I was going crazy when I kept hearing a loon and later saw someone on a quad parked near a bird on the ice and walking up to it.  Not sure what eventually happened or what was wrong with the bird.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Feb 27, 2013, 08:44 AM
Are the loon or loons still around out there north of Canoe Island?  Saturday I thought I was going crazy when I kept hearing a loon and later saw someone on a quad parked near a bird on the ice and walking up to it.  Not sure what eventually happened or what was wrong with the bird.   

read this  ;)

  http://www.myhuntingforum.com/hunting_forum/index.php?topic=8833.0   (http://www.myhuntingforum.com/hunting_forum/index.php?topic=8833.0)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ART on Feb 27, 2013, 10:55 AM
I heard them call Saturday out by pilots nob thought i was crazy
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Benfishin on Feb 27, 2013, 12:24 PM
It's hard to believe that we are only a few weeks away from open water. Seems like Lake George has produce well for everyone this year. I have to admit, it was my best year for perch that I can remember. Maybe it was the lack of ice last over the past 2 years that helped.

I have a question for you local guys; is there a good open water fishing forum like iceshanty.com for the rest of the year? I've learned a lot and I like knowing what's going on up here in upstate NY. Please post a link if there is such a forum.. thanks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 27, 2013, 12:31 PM


I have a question for you local guys; is there a good open water fishing forum like iceshanty.com for the rest of the year? I've learned a lot and I like knowing what's going on up here in upstate NY. Please post a link if there is such a forum.. thanks

Yes, our sister site Myfishfinder.com (http://Myfishfinder.com)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ejp419 on Feb 27, 2013, 12:39 PM
Yes, our sister site Myfishfinder.com (http://Myfishfinder.com)
Awesome. Was wondering the same thing. Just registered. Thanks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Feb 27, 2013, 02:11 PM
Awful wet out here on the lake today but we have been well rewarded with these two 30" 7.9 lbs and 8.11 lbs lakers.
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi590.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fss350%2Fdirthole%2F74607FB9-B6F0-4A60-99DC-9695A3710938-2338-0000020314E0B94A.jpg&hash=c28c448c93ed4e51bdc1e2439d989284)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi590.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fss350%2Fdirthole%2F03256599-2E01-4440-A371-02E3199966F1-2338-00000202C60C3199.jpg&hash=9e4ff142f2d05b9e275f01ab0a927a49)
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Post by: prchslyr on Feb 27, 2013, 02:15 PM
Dang man. Well done!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 27, 2013, 02:22 PM


Holy crap.  Those are VERY VERY nice fish!!  Jigging or traps?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Feb 27, 2013, 02:26 PM

Holy crap.  Those are VERY VERY nice fish!!  Jigging or traps?
Both caught on tip-ups and both from the same hole.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 27, 2013, 03:02 PM
Beautiful fish BB! Congrats! You guys know how to put the big ones on he ice! Very impressive!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Feb 27, 2013, 03:10 PM
Thanks for the kind words JAGER61.It has been an outstanding season this year that's for sure.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Feb 27, 2013, 04:46 PM
My brother also landed this 7lb 29" laker today.
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi590.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fss350%2Fdirthole%2F7C055611-F23F-4572-9E74-BE19291D62DB-2450-000002162683E2EB.jpg&hash=4706a6f6e228f2f76626c176df228209)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Feb 27, 2013, 05:22 PM
Sweet lakers!  Congrats!  I should've been out there or somewhere myself today but once again put too much faith in the weatherman.  Oh well, got some chores for the day in.
           Yea, I should have been out, myself but I have a terrible cold, it hit me last night. I got 8" of snow where I live & had to go out & snow blow my driveway. I felt better when I was out but when I got back in the house I relapsed again. I think we will still have time on the lake.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 27, 2013, 05:30 PM
looks like today was a day for some big boys....very nice
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Feb 27, 2013, 06:28 PM
Awesome lakers today.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fish-N-Adventures on Feb 27, 2013, 06:52 PM
nice laker, just about every laker out of george we've seen this year is plum full and fat belly'd, very nice!!  @)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pughole on Feb 27, 2013, 07:15 PM
The soaking wet ice armour and pack basket was well worth seeing my buddy's but some nice fat lakers on the ice today!! That wasn't a bad northern that you caught either! Well let em rest up for next week.Hopeful the king will hold on for a little while longer and see some more nice big lakers late ice.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tankdelivers on Feb 27, 2013, 09:46 PM
Do Any of you guys ever feed your bait?  I bought some yesturday and they seem to be dropping like flies.  You think theyre hungry? I changed the water.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: crappiepants on Feb 27, 2013, 09:52 PM
Went to A Lake George Fishing Alliance meeting tonight. Region 5 fisheries biologist was there and talked of some very intresting changes in rules that may happen in future for Lake George. Those who have a passion for fishing on lake George would be very intrested in these meetings. And their only goal is to make the fishing on George better for everyone.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Feb 28, 2013, 02:51 AM
Will be on lg this weekend hope to see some friends and big lakers.Wheres you wall been fish in out there Bait box nice fish.Tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fidlerontheice on Feb 28, 2013, 05:36 AM
Fished out from vets park. Slow day 10 perch of 11". Fished from 10-230. Noticed the open water had come in a since saturdat. Almost to the tip of the island passed the sagamore. Closer inspection showed the winds pushing the water onto the ice and eating it away. Hopung we will have a cold snap to slow it down a bit .
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: coldbum on Feb 28, 2013, 06:52 AM
Fidlerontheice,   how much ice where you cutting and how deep could you get on the retreating ice? Heading up that way tomorrow morning any info. would be appreciated.

I will be bringing my snowmobile as I have a 3 guy crew with a ton of gear.  Targeting pike and lakers.  Any recommendations for other spots would be great. I have fished vets mostly and hearthstone,harris and mbd once each. 30-60 FOW would be swell :) 

 :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 28, 2013, 08:17 AM
just want to say a word about this thread and some other things. I've been reading about Lake road being cut off for access. That really stinks. Think about this, all the guys bragging about the 100's of fish there catching will certainly bring on the scum b--s out of the woodwork looking to invade LG at any cost it takes.  TRESSPASSING  AND LITTERING ALL OVER THE LAKE. I'm not saying it's there fault for bragging because it's not. If there was a way to keep our mouths shut and not broadcast about how good the fishing is then maybe LG would not get invaded by half the bags  as it has now. Perch fishing is the same way. Someone hears that the perch are hitting somewhere and next day you can't get a spot on the ice. I'm one to believe that SILENCE IS GOLDEN. I keep my catch count and size to myself just so i don't let half a million bags know what's going on. I think that if we do less talking about our great days on LG then maybe we will be able to fish there and keep the access that we have for a while longer, before it all goes to ya know what. This therad is the same as the salmon river thread. Once someone knows where the salmon are hitting the next day you can't get a spot to fish. Wouldn't it be nice if we could stop the cahos that has been brought on to the lake. This is just my opinion. Less talk keeps people in the dark and less informed about our great lake, therefor leading to less people raping the King.  It's sad but very true that this is only the beginning of the end of free fishing at LG. Soon we will have to PAY to access the lake from ant point. Had to rant.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Feb 28, 2013, 08:29 AM
just want to say a word about this thread and some other things. I've been reading about Lake road being cut off for access. That really stinks. Think about this, all the guys bragging about the 100's of fish there catching will certainly bring on the scum b--s out of the woodwork looking to invade LG at any cost it takes.  TRESSPASSING  AND LITTERING ALL OVER THE LAKE. I'm not saying it's there fault for bragging because it's not. If there was a way to keep our mouths shut and not broadcast about how good the fishing is then maybe LG would not get invaded by half the bags  as it has now. Perch fishing is the same way. Someone hears that the perch are hitting somewhere and next day you can't get a spot on the ice. I'm one to believe that SILENCE IS GOLDEN. I keep my catch count and size to myself just so i don't let half a million bags know what's going on. I think that if we do less talking about our great days on LG then maybe we will be able to fish there and keep the access that we have for a while longer, before it all goes to ya know what. This therad is the same as the salmon river thread. Once someone knows where the salmon are hitting the next day you can't get a spot to fish. Wouldn't it be nice if we could stop the cahos that has been brought on to the lake. This is just my opinion. Less talk keeps people in the dark and less informed about our great lake, therefor leading to less people raping the King.  It's sad but very true that this is only the beginning of the end of free fishing at LG. Soon we will have to PAY to access the lake from ant point. Had to rant.
I don't know about the rest of the people on this forum but I think it would be a pretty boring place without the pictures and discussions on here.Wasn't that the reason for this forum in the first place?Lake George is a spectacular fishery and everyone already knows that.While we are at it why don't we keep all the charter boats and tourists off the lake in the summer too.I don't think that by being mute it is going to solve anything.Don't judge us all by the actions of a few losers.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Feb 28, 2013, 08:32 AM
Fidlerontheice,   how much ice where you cutting and how deep could you get on the retreating ice? Heading up that way tomorrow morning any info. would be appreciated.

I will be bringing my snowmobile as I have a 3 guy crew with a ton of gear.  Targeting pike and lakers.  Any recommendations for other spots would be great. I have fished vets mostly and hearthstone,harris and mbd once each. 30-60 FOW would be swell :) 

 :tipup:
you won't be getting anywhere near 50 fow out of vets..even as of 10 days ago..as of now prob the hgih 30s along the west shore..
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slipbob on Feb 28, 2013, 08:45 AM
therefor leading to less people raping the King.  It's sad but very true that this is only the beginning of the end of free fishing at LG. Soon we will have to PAY to access the lake from ant point. Had to rant.

Noboby will be paying to icefish the lake :tipup:    Maybe it's just me but I would have to say that it's been very quiet out there this year compared to the last few seasons when we've had ice on most of the lake.  I've noticed very few machines running around, far less people than usual, and Sunday was like a ghost town in the south end.  Maybe gas prices, maybe people think the ice isn't good, I don't know but I've never seen so few people fishing there as I have this year for a winter with pretty good ice ???   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 28, 2013, 08:55 AM
i'v been fishing lake george for 30 years now.all access points have always looked like they did this year crowded and trash everywhere,this was just the year that landowners have had enough and closed these access points.i dont blame them i bit either if i came around my property and found it all tore up and trash everywhere id be PO'ed myself and do the same.yes all it takes are a few d-bags to ruin it for everybody so thats why we all need to chip in to keep our access points clean and tidy so we dont loose more spots,and if somebody sees someone doing anything that might get a spot closed down you need to get your tail out from between your legs and say something to these idiots and if a problem arises get a license plate number or whatever and call the law to handle the problem.i don't think the posting of pics and stories of fish being caught had anything to do with the loss of access,the bottom line is fishing is a privilege and access is an even bigger privilege so everyone that uses an access point needs to do whatever they can to preserve that access so we don't loose more access in the future.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 28, 2013, 08:58 AM
hey jon?    can i be on your jealous list?!   PLEASE!!    ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Feb 28, 2013, 08:59 AM
Gotta police ourselves, plain and simple.  Keep your eyes open.  Keep the lines of communication open.  Don't hesitate to speak up.  Responsibility starts with you and me.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 28, 2013, 09:07 AM
ah yes and back to the good BSing.....

your rite though i do suck work got canceled today ,and i should be out adding more lakers to my total instead of sitting here on the computer...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 28, 2013, 09:12 AM
Quote from: baitbox link=topic=230074..Don't judge us all by the actions of a few losers.
[/quote
Im not judging anybody. Im just saying if you don't want access shut down or the lake invaded by the loosers then maybe a little less bragging about how good it is would deter alot of LOOSERS from going there thus increasing our chances of not loosing that.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 28, 2013, 09:18 AM
Kind of odd you were one that pm'd me and asked for info, after I posted some success stories, then never bothered sending a reply of thanks or anything.  By the way, you're welcome.  Add you to the jealous list.  You're talking a lake that's 28,000 acres.  There's room for everyone.  I'll continue to post about numbers and bust balls of friends.  So guess what, it's time for my rant.  You really think people who arent familiar with the lake are going to know where these types of accesses are?  Or are they going to go to MDB, Hearthstone, Harris, or Pilot Knob, etc?  Do you think posting info on the internet is sending people to these private accesses and getting them closed, or is it the guys at a local bait shop sending people to the one that got closed earlier?  Guess what, if you don't have written permission from the guy on Lake Road, you too are trespassing and have been.  How many people do you think have looked up Lake Road for access recently with the posts about it being shut down? I see you asking all over about ice conditions on George, and reporting ice conditions on Harris and Hearthstone. I see you asking about about the size and number limits on Schroon, after you saw people having success there. If it wasn't for the picture sharing, you wouldn't have been interested.  Does that mean next time I pick up garbage from one of these spots, I can blame you?  It's simple.  Pick up what you see.  If you see someone being a slob, have them pick it up.  Guns don't kill people, people do.  The internet doesn't litter, people do.  Ok, my rant is over now.


Dead on man. Iv gotten a lot of info from a lot of these guys and even though I know some of the spots these guys are fishing I do.t go there out of respect. I try to find my own spots. Sure I might get an tip here and there on good access but its public. These guys trashing private access deserve the ration they're getting on ere and the guys posting pics and high catch numbers deserve the congratulations they are getting.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 28, 2013, 09:20 AM
I don't know about the rest of the people on this forum but I think it would be a pretty boring place without the pictures and discussions on here.Wasn't that the reason for this forum in the first place?Lake George is a spectacular fishery and everyone already knows that.While we are at it why don't we keep all the charter boats and tourists off the lake in the summer too.I don't think that by being mute it is going to solve anything.Don't judge us all by the actions of a few losers.
Exactly baitbox.
Worth mentioning. I've read literally every post pertaining to Lake George this year. I'm sure I'm not alone.
Does anyone recall Lake rd being mentioned much on any of the threads until it was shut down? At all? The place that got shut off a few weeks ago hasn't been mentioned by name even when we were venting about it being closed. Never once. We were all very careful not to.
These guys aren't hurting anything. If anything, a few business owners around the lake are thanking them for a handful of extra winter tourists.
The sport is growing along with everything else. Without the growth we wouldn't have all of these fancy new gadgets.
Don't blame the site. If anything it's helping to spread the word that we're running into issues and some of us should change our ways before it gets worse.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 28, 2013, 09:22 AM
no matter what bragging or not those loosers will be on LG,its no secret that LG is 1 of the best fishery's around and everybody and there brother want to fish george its a big lake with lots of fish people are attracted to LG...weather we're bragging about fish or not.just a little fyi i work all around NY and stay in a lot of hotels and you should see the places all around the state advertising winter time in LG its not just the internet that may or may not be drawing in all the out of towners either
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Feb 28, 2013, 09:29 AM
[quote author=baitbox link=topic=230074..Don't judge us all by the actions of a few losers.
Im not judging anybody. Im just saying if you don't want access shut down or the lake invaded by the loosers then maybe a little less bragging about how good it is would deter alot of LOOSERS from going there thus increasing our chances of not loosing that.
First of all I am not bragging by posting photos.I am proud of what we accomplish out there.I have learned alot from the pics and discussions from people like Mealworm, JAGER, Combsey, BigRedonIce, and others.I thank all of the people that make this forum what it is.And furthermore if I wanted to brag or chest pound I would show you all the pics but you wouldn't believe it anyway ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SnotCicle on Feb 28, 2013, 09:29 AM
I just wanted to give a big thank you to all the sportsman out there telling stories and posting pics on this thread. I've really enjoyed reading it and it has sparked an interest in the sport that I didn't previously have. This being my first year on the ice I have never fished for lakers before but because of all the awesome pics and videos I've seen I will be gearing up next year.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 28, 2013, 09:33 AM
glad to help out a few descent fellow anglers
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 28, 2013, 09:35 AM
Well excuse me jon ny for not saying thank you for your info what ever it was. I usually send a thank you to anyone i ask ice conditions, or where i can fish for both laker and perch in one area. Other than that i don't access from private property so i don't care how many  owners shut down there land.  I'm just saying in my opinion that posting pics, and sharing success stories every day can't  help the situation any. It only draws more people .
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adkRoy on Feb 28, 2013, 09:43 AM
Well excuse me jon ny for not saying thank you for your info what ever it was. I usually send a thank you to anyone i ask ice conditions, or where i can fish for both laker and perch in one area. Other than that i don't access from private property so i don't care how many  owners shut down there land.  I'm just saying in my opinion that posting pics, and sharing success stories every day can't  help the situation any. It only draws more people .

You're right but there is way too many people on here, both members and lurkers, there are other sites (but we won't mention them), and there are publications (newspapers, magazines) that talk about lake George and publish/post pictures. You can't stop it. Its like getting upset that your favorite restraunt is crowded because people have found out how good the food is.  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pughole on Feb 28, 2013, 09:53 AM
Hey bait box think this is bad, wait till Brookie season is in full swing. We will have to start parking trucks at diff ponds so no one finds our ponds.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 28, 2013, 10:08 AM
cant people just shut up and fish.... why does there have to be so much hostility... personally if i owned lakefront property i would never let anyone use it for access or maybe charge 10 bux a vehicle... people are gonna be messy and there gonna park where ever they want the only thing WE can do is mind our own buissness maybe pick up some trash.. if one spot gets closed down big deal there are 100's of other places to go so chill out and fish
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 28, 2013, 10:21 AM
cant people just shut up and fish.... why does there have to be so much hostility... personally if i owned lakefront property i would never let anyone use it for access or maybe charge 10 bux a vehicle... people are gonna be messy and there gonna park where ever they want the only thing WE can do is mind our own buissness maybe pick up some trash.. if one spot gets closed down big deal there are 100's of other places to go so chill out and fish
No one is being hostile eastern. we're  or im just expressing my opinion and thoughts. If you think that is hostile well ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Feb 28, 2013, 10:24 AM
cant people just shut up and fish.... why does there have to be so much hostility... personally if i owned lakefront property i would never let anyone use it for access or maybe charge 10 bux a vehicle... people are gonna be messy and there gonna park where ever they want the only thing WE can do is mind our own buissness maybe pick up some trash.. if one spot gets closed down big deal there are 100's of other places to go so chill out and fish
ahhhh yes. a voice of reason :) ;)...IMO
                 Signed,
                  a reformed ticked off sportsman who just shuts up and hunts n fishes and does his homework.. ::) ::) ::) . to each their own but knowing the type of personality i possess i am better off just chillin n fishin...its nys is all i tell myself..and ya cant fight it
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 28, 2013, 10:29 AM
Hey jon ny you blocked my pm   Im hurt  :'( :'( :'( :'( :'(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fidlerontheice on Feb 28, 2013, 10:43 AM
Fidlerontheice,   how much ice where you cutting and how deep could you get on the retreating ice? Heading up that way tomorrow morning any info. would be appreciated.

I will be bringing my snowmobile as I have a 3 guy crew with a ton of gear.  Targeting pike and lakers.  Any recommendations for other spots would be great. I have fished vets mostly and hearthstone,harris and mbd once each. 30-60 FOW would be swell :) 

 :tipup:

I had about 6 hard black ice 1.5 of white crap on top of that and was fishing in 25fow. It is just getting worse with the weather. And the bubblers keeping the water open near shore ate away close too 2 feet of ice in the 4 hrs I was out there. Lots of slush.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Mourning after on Feb 28, 2013, 10:59 AM
It's disheartening too read all the hostility, post ur picks, bust some balls, tell the conditions, share advice... That's what we are on iceshanty for correct, I may be new but I know that's why everyone else joined.... Do what u love too do... Load up and go fishing!!!  As far as the guys with private access, keep it a secret...If it gets invaded, crowded, or littered its your resposibilty just as much as the property owners if not more so yours,too make sure nobody is trespassing, it's just like hunting... If I'm hunting private property and somebody's there that's not supposed tobe, u let them know they need permission too park or access from there... It's your permission slip that's riding on it... Not there's.  and I'm sure your owners would appreciate it... Now go fishing!!!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 28, 2013, 11:15 AM
yea im all done. and adkroy you are right. You can't stop the chaos that is going on. I don't ask for anyone's special spot and never would. Don't care where you fish. I access from the public lands and hope they will still be around for years to come. Now that i T'd some people off for expressing my freedom of speech, and opinion i will drop this and do as always. Go fish and don't care about anything else.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Feb 28, 2013, 11:34 AM
It's disheartening too read all the hostility, post ur picks, bust some balls, tell the conditions, share advice... That's what we are on iceshanty for correct, I may be new but I know that's why everyone else joined.... Do what u love too do... Load up and go fishing!!!  As far as the guys with private access, keep it a secret...If it gets invaded, crowded, or littered its your resposibilty just as much as the property owners if not more so yours,too make sure nobody is trespassing, it's just like hunting... If I'm hunting private property and somebody's there that's not supposed tobe, u let them know they need permission too park or access from there... It's your permission slip that's riding on it... Not there's.  and I'm sure your owners would appreciate it... Now go fishing!!!!!
Good post couldn't agree more.Tight lines everyone.With the weather forecasted for the next week we had better get our fishing in.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishertom34 on Feb 28, 2013, 12:54 PM
wow,im kinda blown away by all the b***hen,i would like to say, if wasn't for guys like,baitbox, Jon NY,jager,mealworm,bigredonice,lake George jeff,colmsby,swatchman 5,schroonlaker and most of all ICEWADERER,this site would not be very good or informative,thanks too all you guys for sharing what you can!!! i appreciate all of you guys and your knowledge and willingness to help fellow anglers,i always try to do the same,if guys think thats bragging or boasting, that's usually a sign jealousy or envy!that being said,how many times have you seen guys fishing your spots,weather its on ice or open water,they been there for hours with know luck or know how,you walk up and bang ur on the board! i must be doing something wrong,when really your just doing something slightly different!!!32 miles of lake, for all will find away to access and fish,most people with common sense,know not to trash access points.kindness goes a long way and so does karma!!! fishertom34.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Feb 28, 2013, 01:11 PM
ALL RIGHT   Let's get something straight. Im not jelious of filled with envy because of all the pic's and talk about your fish. I could care less. Evendently some people are not getting what im trying to say without putting a lable on that person. Keep posting, no problem, but don't cry about private access being shut down. No it's not the internet that draws s bags and law breakers. It's all the BS about the lake that draws. ya think we can drop this now ??? ???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 28, 2013, 01:27 PM
Aight fellas. I'm cutting in for a second.
This is one of the best threads of the year for a lot of us. Please help us keep it that way.
I've nixed a couple cuss words and am trying my best to keep everyone friendly on this thread.
Don't make us work too hard for it. Bossman is a slave driver and we work for peanuts.  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Feb 28, 2013, 01:29 PM
Fished out from vets park. Slow day 10 perch of 11". Fished from 10-230. Noticed the open water had come in a since saturdat. Almost to the tip of the island passed the sagamore. Closer inspection showed the winds pushing the water onto the ice and eating it away. Hopung we will have a cold snap to slow it down a bit .
when you say island past sagamore do you mean the island out in front of sagamore ( crown, isnt it?) or the tip of the island the sagamore is on? which would be green island.that tip being right there in front of the bay.. because if its green island thats a big expansion and changes everything. appreciate any clarification. hoping to hit it sat ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: coldbum on Feb 28, 2013, 01:33 PM
Ditto, what iceplank said. Headed out 4am tomorrow.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 28, 2013, 01:55 PM
going up saturday too im done with fab and will be fishing bolton area... i wanna get up to huletts before the ice gets too bad PM me if anyone has been up too huletts let me know how the ice is.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Feb 28, 2013, 02:23 PM
If it wasn't for the discussion on jigging lakers in this post Pughole may not have caught this beauty.
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi590.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fss350%2Fdirthole%2F0056C80F-2BBE-4050-AE42-C764C8D473D5-729-000000584B4845B3.jpg&hash=fa201edc88e97f623247da9d19e1fb72)
Thank you again goes out to everyone who has helped to shorten the learning curve.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 28, 2013, 02:26 PM
nice one Hoss....i gotta get out with you guys,was gonna take a break on the king and go for toothies but i wouldn't mind a trip to the king with you fellas,any chance you guys are fishing on weekends
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pughole on Feb 28, 2013, 02:38 PM
Mealworm,I would love to get hooked up,we have been talking about it for a long time it should be about time we did.Did not chase the big pike at all this year,going back to my laker roots.Sounds like you boys had a great year too.weekends are tuff in my line of work. HA HA But any tue or wed you get I'm in. Hopefully we still have a couple weeks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Feb 28, 2013, 02:47 PM
during the week is tuff but i mite be able to get out 1 of those days in the next week or two see what happens.i haven't really done any pike fishing at all went for tigers twice got a couple of small ones.LG has been great to us this year, jigging has been stellar to say the least,hard to pull away from fishing like that.i'll see ya
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Feb 28, 2013, 02:58 PM
If it wasn't for the discussion on jigging lakers in this post Pughole may not have caught this beauty.
(http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss350/dirthole/0056C80F-2BBE-4050-AE42-C764C8D473D5-729-000000584B4845B3.jpg)
Thank you again goes out to everyone who has helped to shorten the learning curve.
Ahh! I recognize that dude.
Welcome to the shanty Hoss.
Signed,
The dude with the 2 little boys always stopping in to pet the dogs. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Feb 28, 2013, 03:02 PM
Another beauty Chris! Congrats Bro! You guys Rocked 'em this season!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pughole on Feb 28, 2013, 03:10 PM
Thanks a lot fellas,Had the privilege of fishing with some of the old dogs that cant stand the cold anymore,that were good enough to show me some killer spots and with the good info from you guys its been another great year so far.Good luck and be safe on this late ice...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Feb 28, 2013, 03:12 PM
Logan you are welcome with us anytime.We never got to fish together last year but hope everythings works out  and we can get together this year.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 28, 2013, 03:37 PM
prchslayer do your dogs feet freeze lol i have been wanting to take mine with me but i worry about there feet freezing or something you give em booties?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Feb 28, 2013, 04:13 PM
iv got a german shepherd I bring out with me once and while if the conditions are right. if its wet she doesn't like it. if its glare ice she doesn't like it. but if its just snow on the ice she will stay out there all day. shes at the point now that if she sees a flag go up she runs to it before we do its pretty funny.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fidlerontheice on Feb 28, 2013, 04:26 PM
Not the island the sagamore is on. I would say crown then. It wasn't that pretty out there the ice was a bad color. I didnt get real close since I was out there alone. You aren't getting out into the deep water there but you might make it around the sagamore and get to dome if you are careful.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Feb 28, 2013, 04:43 PM
iv got a german shepherd I bring out with me once and while if the conditions are right. if its wet she doesn't like it. if its glare ice she doesn't like it. but if its just snow on the ice she will stay out there all day. shes at the point now that if she sees a flag go up she runs to it before we do its pretty funny.

thats cool haha thanks my dog loves the water that was kinda another reason i havent brought him,
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mikejd on Feb 28, 2013, 05:08 PM
Hey prchslayr I know that island in the backround. ;). Nice laker by the way.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Feb 28, 2013, 05:14 PM
Not the island the sagamore is on. I would say crown then. It wasn't that pretty out there the ice was a bad color. I didnt get real close since I was out there alone. You aren't getting out into the deep water there but you might make it around the sagamore and get to dome if you are careful.
thanks. Have no intention of headinf out toward crown.. was just wondering if  it had spead to olose to my honey holes.i should be in business.appreciate the  info. Priceless stuff
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jigewidit on Feb 28, 2013, 07:16 PM
In regards to the public areas with bubblers is there a better alternative/technology out there? Something practical and inexpensive that the town/DEC could get behind, maybe like a heat tape that could attach to the dock and keep the ice away a foot or two instead of 20 or 30 ft. allowing for solid ice to build and provide access that last longer and hopefully reduces the cut through on private property issue. Just looking for way to improve access and spread everyone out so one spot doesn't get hammered with parking issues etc.

Thanks to all who post good info and to those I've encountered on the ice for sharing their knowledge & letting me jig right next to them as their on a hot hole. Nothing but good, the handful of times I was lucky enough to get out.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Cdinger33 on Feb 28, 2013, 07:32 PM
I cant believe what I have read on here being a fishermen is not all about catching fish it's a way of life be a friend not a foe. Teach people to fish as your teaching them show them respect  for people  Mother Nature  the respect of someone's property to many people care about themselfs. Or there secret hole  I'm just as good as the next guy but with respect
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Cdinger33 on Feb 28, 2013, 07:33 PM
And I love how it implies I am a rookie under my name lmao
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Feb 28, 2013, 07:35 PM
I talked to 2 different landowners that will be putting in ice eaters because people won't stop crossing there yard even though there are posted signs up.    Anyways.  Heading back up to George in the morning for some lakers.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishertom34 on Feb 28, 2013, 07:46 PM
thats cool haha thanks my dog loves the water that was kinda another reason i havent brought him,
my dog is a  beagle doesn't like the water,use to have a German Shepherd/st Bernard,loved the ice and my canoe!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: crappiepants on Feb 28, 2013, 08:12 PM
Do they hold these meetings several times a year,  where would a person be informed of what dates these meetings are held.
http://www.lgfa.org/
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: coldbum on Feb 28, 2013, 08:35 PM
What does the ice look like out near Tea Island?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sameoljets on Feb 28, 2013, 10:06 PM
Saw guys on quads out there today. Tea that is
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: coldbum on Feb 28, 2013, 10:15 PM
Thank you   :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Bob1958 on Mar 01, 2013, 03:18 AM
I'm going to try the access off of Assembly Point this morning...I'll report back here later.  I'm not too confident of the shoreline with all of the rain and warm air we've had this week.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tvar14 on Mar 01, 2013, 08:07 AM
Anyone been out by the State Campground near Bolton?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pughole on Mar 01, 2013, 08:13 AM
Wed there was a big hole the dive team cut in the ice just off to the right.Its has cones around the hole.If your talking about hearthstone
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Mar 01, 2013, 08:39 AM
Anyone been out by the State Campground near Bolton?
what campground is around Bolton??
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tvar14 on Mar 01, 2013, 09:53 AM
yes around hearthstone
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Bob1958 on Mar 01, 2013, 01:35 PM
Walked from Assembly Point to Long Island, then walked across the island and continued towards Canoe.  The ice is still plenty thick, about 12 inches in most spots, and the shore is holding up for now but it's showing signs of weakening.  There's a couple of inches of slush on top and water is pooling in some areas.  I would urge caution.  Perch were super finicky today.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 01, 2013, 04:19 PM
how about bixby or huddle ice still good around the shore? and is the road clear down the the water on hearthstone?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Mar 01, 2013, 05:39 PM
just came off of hearth stone little sloppy not bad couple holes out front but theres cones.Tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: skunkman on Mar 01, 2013, 06:26 PM
Still good access at Bixby, but the bubbler undercut is getting closer. Fished there today. Big waste of time!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: skunkman on Mar 01, 2013, 06:29 PM
 Fished Basin Bay this afternoon. Two chain pickeral left to rot laying on the ice. I've seen the same thing with sun fish. Don't be a slob! If you don't want it put it back in the lake!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Mar 01, 2013, 07:12 PM
Headed up to Blairs in the Morning.  Will post what I find tomorrow night.  Hope the lakers are hungry.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishngameguy2 on Mar 01, 2013, 07:33 PM
If you don't want the fish release them back into the water.. or give them to somebody fishing next to you.  What a waste and upsetting scenerio when I go on the ice and see gils etc left on the ice that people did not want. Catch and release in grease or back in the lake.... Oh and about the garbage that was left next to the fish you left!!! Grrrrr
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Mar 01, 2013, 09:00 PM
Just as info only, access at Huddle Bay Road should be absolutely shot by now.  Tried to get on there last Monday and wasn't able to. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IcefishingnOOb on Mar 02, 2013, 09:00 AM
Anyone out on Fort Anne beach still?  Has the pressure crack widened?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 02, 2013, 09:37 AM
Im out on hearthstone small gray shappel shanty straight out from the beach a ways out no fish yet still trying
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Iamthenextone34 on Mar 02, 2013, 10:16 AM
Anyone know how the pressure ridge in front of cotton point is ?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: skunkman on Mar 02, 2013, 12:25 PM
Did not cross it myself, but saw a guy walk across it yesterday. Be careful! Check it out first.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Iamthenextone34 on Mar 02, 2013, 12:47 PM
So not good enough to cross with an Atv?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mercrat on Mar 02, 2013, 03:52 PM
Any updates on Vet's conditions, heading there tomorrow.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: DShooo on Mar 02, 2013, 03:54 PM
If you don't want the fish release them back into the water.. or give them to somebody fishing next to you.  What a waste and upsetting scenerio when I go on the ice and see gils etc left on the ice that people did not want. Catch and release in grease or back in the lake.... Oh and about the garbage that was left next to the fish you left!!! Grrrrr

Agreed..lots of gils laying around at Vets.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishjerk47 on Mar 02, 2013, 06:49 PM
Any updates on Vet's conditions, heading there tomorrow.
Ice good out toward NW bay for at least 1/2 mi. 71/2 and up.  Dont know toward pt of tongue. open water. fishing was terrible.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IcefisherSteve on Mar 02, 2013, 06:52 PM
Any updates on Vet's conditions, heading there tomorrow.
Shoreline access is getting smaller. 6" of ice on average in the bigger part of the bay and less as you go further out.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Mourning after on Mar 02, 2013, 06:53 PM
Anyone hear of a couple of people going through???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishjerk47 on Mar 02, 2013, 06:57 PM
any help with hearthstone? ice thickness in area. bringing snowmobile.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Mar 02, 2013, 07:07 PM
Anyone hear of a couple of people going through???

it wouldn't surprise me

i drilled 8 inches or so every hole today but the auger went through the ice much easier than a week ago so the warm weather has definitely weakened the ice .....  the chips of ice coming out of the hole before you hit water were soaking wet too

i hear a fat lady warming up her vocal cords  :-\
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Mar 02, 2013, 07:20 PM
it wouldn't surprise me

i drilled 8 inches or so every hole today but the auger went through the ice much easier than a week ago so the warm weather has definitely weakened the ice .....  the chips of ice coming out of the hole before you hit water were soaking wet too

i hear a fat lady warming up her vocal cords  :-\
not the report i wanted to hear,was hoping to get back on george next weekend hope the ice holds out just a bit longer
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jperson22 on Mar 02, 2013, 07:35 PM
Just to let all u know I fished Lake George for the first time year and i love the place i am big Lake Trout guy and ive been fishing off of Vet Park for the past two weeks and caught 5 keepers one was 29 my pr for sure and  caught on a jig pole to boot awsome fight!! what are some other really good spots to fish for lakers ? Or another thing i heard people catch nice salmon out there just wondering were abouts and what bait?Suckers and hunts seem to be the best ive been using for Lakers thats for sure. O and all the people ive met out there have been really cool one guy even stopped and told me were to really hit the lakers and gave me a white tube to use to jig with and everything. ;D

But the main reason i was posting was to let u all know i let my old man know about the lake today and he parked at Vet park ..when he back to the truck he realized someone had tried to brake into the truck with a pry bar, bent the suicide door out so air even gets through, everyone keep there eyes out fisherman should all work together to make sure this scumbag gets caught and keep eyes open!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Mar 02, 2013, 07:39 PM
Fished Blairs Bay.  10-11" ice everywhere I drilled. Caught 7 lakers, kept 2 for the table.  Only about 5 or so others out.  Ice should be good for another week or two.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sameoljets on Mar 02, 2013, 09:07 PM
How they bitin?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 03, 2013, 06:09 AM
same with hearthstone ice should be good for another week or two... slushy nasty shoreline but there is lots of ice even as you go out farther
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Mar 03, 2013, 06:13 AM
same with hearthstone ice should be good for another week or two... slushy nasty shoreline but there is lots of ice even as you go out farther
hows that ice holding up though,is it starting to get soft or is starting to honeycomb
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 03, 2013, 06:16 AM
its softer toward shore but not too bad i shouldve took a pic i walked about 1/4 mile out and it was 9 inches or so seemed pretty safe
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Mar 03, 2013, 06:18 AM
hows that ice holding up though,is it starting to get soft or is starting to honeycomb

it is soft for sure .....   as i said earlier it is dramatically easier to drill through

and  ....  it is full of water if that makes sense? ...  normally when you drill holes you get white ice chips which get soaked when you break through to water ....  well yesterday i stopped halfway to water and all of the chips were soaking wet and it was just a big pile of slush

that has to be a sign of weakened ice i would believe

i would imagine if we had a 10 degree night it would help but i don't see any of those in the forecast

can you say ....  STRIPER TIME  ;D

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 03, 2013, 06:30 AM
i didnt notice the ice chips but with as much ice as they're is i feel safe enough.... at hearthstone anyways im done fishing FAB too sketchy on that part of the lake... im still gonna be fishing vets, bixby, and heart, this week i will keep everyone posted
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Mar 03, 2013, 06:40 AM
cool thanx,you'll know when the ice gets real bad when you cut a hole and its not a smooth round hole it will be all jagged and instead of chips you get ice chunks when you drill, a spud isn't a bad idea either.better safe than sorry on that lake,i found out the hard way
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SnotCicle on Mar 03, 2013, 02:22 PM
Hey all you laker guys. 307's having a sale and I want to get set up with a good laker jigging rod and reel for next season. I would appreciate any suggestions... I've never jigged lakers before. By the way, fished harris Saturday for perch. Lots of fish around but they were very finicky. Plenty of good sized sunfish though.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Mar 03, 2013, 02:34 PM
i like a 36" medium or heavy rod,for the real i love my shimano sieana 2500 spooled up with 150 yrd 8# mono,im sure your going to get a variety of answers some of the guys i fish with use a lot lighter gear and some use heavier gear its all in what you like and are comfortable with.it is good though to have a rod with a little back bone when using lighter line to get good hook sets
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jigshimmer on Mar 03, 2013, 03:24 PM
I agree with the previous posts that the most important thing is the reel. I also use shimano sedona reels cause you cant beat their smooth drag. Most of myy lakers are accidental while jigging perch but the little 500 and 750's with 4# test have held up well.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 03, 2013, 06:00 PM
got a new tube jig it a little white grubby looking thing gonna go try it out at hearthstone soon probly tues or wednesday pm me if anyone wants to meet up
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Eaglecrg on Mar 03, 2013, 07:41 PM
How is the ice up around the Hague?  Thinking about a trip on Wednesday.  Any info would be appreciated.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishnfid on Mar 03, 2013, 08:32 PM
Just to let all u know I fished Lake George for the first time year and i love the place i am big Lake Trout guy and ive been fishing off of Vet Park for the past two weeks and caught 5 keepers one was 29 my pr for sure and  caught on a jig pole to boot awsome fight!! what are some other really good spots to fish for lakers ? Or another thing i heard people catch nice salmon out there just wondering were abouts and what bait?Suckers and hunts seem to be the best ive been using for Lakers thats for sure. O and all the people ive met out there have been really cool one guy even stopped and told me were to really hit the lakers and gave me a white tube to use to jig with and everything. ;D

But the main reason i was posting was to let u all know i let my old man know about the lake today and he parked at Vet park ..when he back to the truck he realized someone had tried to brake into the truck with a pry bar, bent the suicide door out so air even gets through, everyone keep there eyes out fisherman should all work together to make sure t
his scumbag gets caught and keep eyes open!!

.
Its ben a problem there for years ,park near where you walk down to the ice
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wildbrookies on Mar 03, 2013, 09:11 PM

  I feel bad for your father Fishnfid...but,unfortunately,there are more scumbags out there than we think..I got broken into about 10 years ago at Million Dollar Beach parking lot..they stole a lot of gear....being it was an over niter trip..they took all my luggage/duffle bags,etc..which had not only clothes but a nice old 35 mm camera that was given to me from my deceased Uncle...precious stuff that can not be replaced ,especially, the pictures on the film!!..if I ever caught those hoods ,it would`ve been ugly..!!!..Keep eyes open for each other!!

WB
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: one last cast on Mar 03, 2013, 10:04 PM
A buddy of mine has fished the"king" severel times and asked me if I wanted to make a trip up this past saturday with him. I've never fished it, nor have I caught a laker through the ice. Well the day started out slow, two flags both bump and runs. So we drilled and moved out further than our tip up's, found some hot holes jigged up some perch and then was slow for most of the mid day after. Seeing I have caught lakers in the summer at my camp in canada using spoon's and tube jig's I brought some along, well no luck jigging them up! But I did happen to land my first laker throught the ice on the "king" my first time out on my line of tip ups. It was a great day and to think I almost said no to the trip. Here are some photos.   -OLC
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Mar 04, 2013, 07:45 AM
Covered alot of the southern basin of the lake with fontana19 and other friends both days this weekend.   Used the quad, explored tons of water from Hearthstone on up to almost to cotton point area.   Lakers were biting OK, nothing great, but plenty each day to keep us occupied.   Lots of perch too.   Was pretty disappointed to see some big piles of nice sunfish left scattered about the ice in one area. >:(   Kind of a waste....total scumbag move by someone....but they did indicate a new perch spot for us.  If the folks that left those sunfish on the ice a little ways up from hearthstone are reading this, sucks for you, cause I'm gonna give the gps coordinates to all my buddies....     Brought home 35 9"+ yesturday in about an hour and a half of fishing.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: duckman on Mar 04, 2013, 08:41 AM
The sunnys taste just like perch when fileted.


Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SnotCicle on Mar 04, 2013, 09:01 AM
Thanks Mealworm and Jigshimmer. Headed to 307 tonight with your advice in mind ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Mar 04, 2013, 09:06 AM
I caught a couple big sunnies yesterday at Vets.
I consider them a bonus when I've got a limit of perch in the bucket. That's 104 fillets instead of 100.  ;D

Worth noting. Someone got a wet leg walking off Vets yesterday. There was a hole near shore that wasn't there in the morning. Access is dwindling quick down there, but we should be able to get on for another week or so.

Are any of you guys showing up to the gathering this weekend? Million Dollar Beach Saturday morning. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Mar 04, 2013, 09:25 AM
I plan on going to the gathering Saturday. Gonna try to give away a new hand auger while there. And as far as someone going through at Hearthstone i was one of them yesterday morning at the shoreline. One leg up to my knee then hopped out real quick but the right boot got a little warter in it. That sucked. Still fished all day with one 26 incher on tip up.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: hot tuna on Mar 04, 2013, 09:49 AM
I plan on going to the gathering Saturday. Gonna try to give away a new hand auger while there. And as far as someone going through at Hearthstone i was one of them yesterday morning at the shoreline. One leg up to my knee then hopped out real quick but the right boot got a little warter in it. That sucked. Still fished all day with one 26 incher on tip up.

Nice :)
The wheelers are tearing up the beach at hearthstone .
To avoid getting wet just get on under the guard rail instead ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Dom Maio on Mar 04, 2013, 01:31 PM
Yeah they are!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 04, 2013, 01:35 PM
count my buddy Scott and Me in on saturday!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Mar 04, 2013, 01:47 PM
I caught a couple big sunnies yesterday at Vets.
I consider them a bonus when I've got a limit of perch in the bucket. That's 104 fillets instead of 100.  ;D

Worth noting. Someone got a wet leg walking off Vets yesterday. There was a hole near shore that wasn't there in the morning. Access is dwindling quick down there, but we should be able to get on for another week or so.

Are any of you guys showing up to the gathering this weekend? Million Dollar Beach Saturday morning.
were u in the grey shanty?? I was farthest guy out yesterday am except maybe for that guy, my "neighbor"...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Mar 04, 2013, 02:17 PM
were u in the grey shanty?? I was farthest guy out yesterday am except maybe for that guy, my "neighbor"...
I had the black cube. Dude in the grey shanty was my neighbor. Poor guy lost his phone down the hole.
I felt bad for the guy. Lost his phone and caught no fish. I didn't have the heart to stand up from my bucket when I was talking to him.  ;)
We did well where we were.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Mar 04, 2013, 04:31 PM
How is the crack at Pilots Knob ? Planning on going there Wed.  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Eaglecrg on Mar 04, 2013, 05:23 PM
Didn't get any responses to my query about ice up around the Hague.  I have seen some reports that indicate there isn't much ice north of there but I'm wondering about right off the boat launch at the Hague.  Anyone know how the ice is around there?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Mar 04, 2013, 05:34 PM
Plenty of water to launch a boat in Hague. ;) Wide open.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Wind Flag on Mar 04, 2013, 06:58 PM
How is the crack at Pilots Knob ? Planning on going there Wed.  ;)
The crack was solid on Sunday. There were a couple wheelers out there that day. Can't promise anything for Wednesday though. Just make you sure cross it where everyone else has been.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Mar 04, 2013, 07:01 PM
Covered alot of the southern basin of the lake with fontana19 and other friends both days this weekend.   Used the quad, explored tons of water from Hearthstone on up to almost to cotton point area.   Lakers were biting OK, nothing great, but plenty each day to keep us occupied.   Lots of perch too.   Was pretty disappointed to see some big piles of nice sunfish left scattered about the ice in one area. >:(   Kind of a waste....total scumbag move by someone....but they did indicate a new perch spot for us.  If the folks that left those sunfish on the ice a little ways up from hearthstone are reading this, sucks for you, cause I'm gonna give the gps coordinates to all my buddies....     Brought home 35 9"+ yesturday in about an hour and a half of fishing.




We did cover some ice this weekend.  ;) Couple of new spots for the GPS too.  ;D

I couldn't believe the size of some of those pumpkin seeds either.  :o   If they weren't all picked open by the crows I would have brought some home.

Couple more trips and then it will be late ice panfishing.  ;)  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: BALLSTHATCLANK on Mar 04, 2013, 07:06 PM
I didn't want to start a new thread so I will post this here. I was fishing an area of LG today that I had never been on before. The depth was 120', which I am not completely set up to fish. I set two tip ups on the bottom, about 118' with about 40' of line to spare and my other three at 30'. I had made a circle around me with my 5 tip ups and was jigging in the middle. I was keeping an eye out for flags when I noticed one of my deep sets go off behind me as I started to look away. When I got to my tip up I could hear the spool spinning (good sign). I pulled my tip up through the snow/slush in the hole and saw that I didn't have much line left. I gave a good tug to set the hook and started to try to slow the fish. I was braking as hard as I dared. I have 18lb test line with 8lb Trilene cold weather mono for a leader. I could not stop the fish! Within a few seconds I was at the end of my line and just held the tip up from there...I felt the the line straighten, flex a little and then nothing. Whatever it was broke off! I have had no trouble with any lakers or pike to date on this set up. I have slowed some pretty big fish with less than 20' of line. This felt like the best fish I have ever hooked into, I just needed more line. I will be filling my spools. I would love to know what I had on... it was big.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Santo180 on Mar 04, 2013, 07:09 PM
That's happened to me before too.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: crappiepants on Mar 04, 2013, 07:28 PM
I had one jigging a few years ago. I hooked it reeled it up ten cranks he turned took a lot of line stopped then i couldn't move it. Line broke at ice 2 hours later. Lost my fav Swedish pimple with glow tape
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Mar 04, 2013, 07:51 PM
I had the black cube. Dude in the grey shanty was my neighbor. Poor guy lost his phone down the hole.
I felt bad for the guy. Lost his phone and caught no fish. I didn't have the heart to stand up from my bucket when I was talking to him.  ;)
We did well where we were.
me 2.real well..taking apersonal day friday and bringing one of my western ny boys up for the slaughter and then again around noon on sat..I got the rover 1.5... full camo and ablue giants hat..stop by n say hi if u can get off those fish for 5 minutes :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 04, 2013, 09:34 PM
Bixby tomorrow  ;D wish me luck see you there maybe dont be shy
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perch md on Mar 05, 2013, 02:51 AM
Bixby tomorrow  ;D wish me luck see you there maybe dont be shy

Let us know how the ice is there would like to make a trip from buffalo this weekend and would like to access there
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Mar 05, 2013, 03:34 AM
The crack was solid on Sunday. There were a couple wheelers out there that day. Can't promise anything for Wednesday though. Just make you sure cross it where everyone else has been.
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Mar 05, 2013, 09:57 AM
Another one! 32" 10.3 lbs.All I can say is unbelievable.
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Mar 05, 2013, 10:19 AM

         Nice fish baitbox, let's go for a bigger 1. :flex:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TrueNorth on Mar 05, 2013, 11:24 AM
Nice fish Baitbox. You should be proud of that on.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Mar 05, 2013, 11:42 AM
Slammer! Very nice fish BB! You guys are unstoppable ! Congrats!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Mar 05, 2013, 11:53 AM
Not caught by me but a friend of mine.It is his personal best laker.Very slow fishing today.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TrueNorth on Mar 05, 2013, 01:29 PM
Slammer! Very nice fish BB! You guys are unstoppable ! Congrats!

Mike
Hi Jager,  been reading your post and pictures before I joined "IS". You've had a fantastic year with the lakers. Just wanted to say hi. Haven't seen your posts and pictures on the other Hudson Valley site. I'm known a shforestry there. Any way been ice fishing since I was 7 and almost 50 years later still can't get enough. It's like a disease you can't cure. I'll contribute more here in the future.  Brian
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TrueNorth on Mar 05, 2013, 01:37 PM
I had the black cube. Dude in the grey shanty was my neighbor. Poor guy lost his phone down the hole.
I felt bad for the guy. Lost his phone and caught no fish. I didn't have the heart to stand up from my bucket when I was talking to him.  ;)
We did well where we were.
His name wouldn't happen to be "Don" would it.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Mar 05, 2013, 02:26 PM
me 2.real well..taking apersonal day friday and bringing one of my western ny boys up for the slaughter and then again around noon on sat..I got the rover 1.5... full camo and ablue giants hat..stop by n say hi if u can get off those fish for 5 minutes :)
That was probably my last trip out there sadly.
Saturday we have the gathering at MDB. Stop by if you want some lunch when you're done fishing and meet the gang.
Sunday, I will be fishing elsewhere.  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IcefisherSteve on Mar 05, 2013, 03:44 PM
His name wouldn't happen to be "Don" would it.
I bet you know Don M. I know he is on the hudson valley sportman site. He lost his phone down the hole Saturday. He is my waterfowl hunting buddy. I been up to LG with him twice this season.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Mar 05, 2013, 04:00 PM
Good job guys how was the ice.Tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Mar 05, 2013, 04:09 PM
Ice is getting soft and wet where we were.The shorelines are really taking a beating.Probably going to be our last trip to the King tomorrow.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Mar 05, 2013, 04:10 PM
Another one! 32" 10.3 lbs.All I can say is unbelievable.
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That sure looks like Butch?

Nice fish :clap:

Perch bite sucked today...took forever to get a limit....had to of thrown back 200 dinks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: matthews88 on Mar 05, 2013, 04:14 PM
How is the Ice on harris
Bay holding up and wondering how the perch
 Bite was going want to make trip up but 245 hr drive for me just love the perch bite when its hot
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: baitbox on Mar 05, 2013, 04:34 PM
That sure looks like Butch?

Nice fish :clap:

Perch bite sucked today...took forever to get a limit....had to of thrown back 200 dinks
It is Butch.I was glad to see him get a fish like that.No one deserves a big one more than him.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mike304 on Mar 05, 2013, 05:03 PM
            I saw it there Thur. & Friday, if there is no name & address on it, I'd say it was abandoned, but who would do that.
Think I might have found who it belongs to If anyone knows what happened to it. This was in the Glens Falls Post Star today. I assume this is the same one:
Boo from a reader: Shanty was stolen

Boos to the individuals who chose to steal my cousin’s brand-new ice shanty positioned offshore from the Pilot Knob Marina, where it had been standing and used by my cousins Feb. 26. It is very sad to think someone staked out another man’s property and, when the coast was clear, took it off the platform and walked off with it. So much for honor among men.

— Mary Clickner
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Mar 05, 2013, 05:11 PM
I am not sure why anyone would leave a there gear out on the ice with no name on it to boot. I fixed there caved in roof that sunday and took pics. Even posted it.  There was a colman grill in there too. Did they say why they left it out there?
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Benfishin on Mar 05, 2013, 05:35 PM
When do the perch usually lay their eggs. They are just bloated with them now. And have they started moving into shallower water to do so yet?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Benfishin on Mar 05, 2013, 05:41 PM
I have another question if any of you heard of it... I was talking to a guy out on the ice fishing for perch and he said that he was using some kinda lure with a crystal, and he was doing very well with it until a laker ripped it off. Anybody have an idea what he was using? I have had such great luck with my swedish pimples that I haven't even changed them out this year, but I would like to try something new.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: quailman2 on Mar 05, 2013, 05:47 PM
the name of the lure with the crystal in it is call a bently-bumblebee.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Mar 05, 2013, 05:54 PM
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Dr. Honk on Mar 05, 2013, 06:04 PM
His name wouldn't happen to be "Don" would it.

Different guy. My shanty is black and yellow :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Dr. Honk on Mar 05, 2013, 06:04 PM
His name wouldn't happen to be "Don" would it.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perch md on Mar 05, 2013, 06:13 PM
When do the perch usually lay their eggs. They are just bloated with them now. And have they started moving into shallower water to do so yet?

Good way to tell if they are getting closer to spawning is you will notice blood in the eggs
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jigshimmer on Mar 05, 2013, 06:35 PM
cleaning perch from vets today one was loaded with those tannish yellow grubs in the flesh and another had a single one. Not unusual to see them in perch from other lakes but don't recall ever seeing them in lake George fish.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 05, 2013, 08:07 PM
got 11 today on huddle ice is nasty near shore at bixby beach broke through bout up to my knee... thick thick ice out farther though... i also noticed that the perch bellies seem full of eggs. it was a good day all in all... wish i could have got on some lakers but perch are fun enough maybe next year i will get a few trout
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Mar 05, 2013, 08:36 PM
got 11 today on huddle ice is nasty near shore at bixby beach broke through bout up to my knee... thick thick ice out farther though... i also noticed that the perch bellies seem full of eggs. it was a good day all in all... wish i could have got on some lakers but perch are fun enough maybe next year i will get a few trout
Hey there, Talked with you as you came off the ice tonite.  You brought your flashlight over.  Let me know if you want help with the Lakers.  Glad you had a good day on the ice.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TrueNorth on Mar 05, 2013, 09:23 PM

Hey Doc... you decided to join up today too? Welcome aboard the ice. TrueNorth aka SHForestry
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 05, 2013, 09:27 PM
Yeah nice meeting ya thought never got your name though, I thought about mentioning the site. I'm going back tomorrow to try for lakers in the morning and perch during the day.. The perch are still biting but it is hard to tell the difference between a small one and a big one until you start to reel up they bite real gentle I let them bob the tip of my pole a bit and then wait till they hold tension on the line and hold the tip down before I set the hook I use a tiny tungsten jig tipped with a grub I caught 1- 10'' and 2- 11'' and a bunch of 9''s today. The first hole I drilled I pulled up probly 25 tiny small ones so I moved 5-6 feet one way no bites move back the other way more dinks so I moved 30-40 feet in toward shore a bit nothing moved back out 30-40 feet again got a keeper 10 inch on the way down to the bottom got one a white tube jig and she hit it like a bass. kept getting more small ones so I decided to move way in and I was about in line with the small island in mouth of huddle bay stayed there the rest of the night thats when I saw you guys.

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jperson22 on Mar 06, 2013, 12:40 PM
hows the ice doing up there
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 06, 2013, 01:11 PM
getting nasty
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Mar 06, 2013, 01:14 PM
Its getting slushy, but there is still 10"+ most places south of diamond point.   A few soft spots, especially near shore, but for the most part you can still access and fish many of the places on the lake.   I know I'm looking forward to another weekend on the King.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Mar 06, 2013, 01:35 PM
Its getting slushy, but there is still 10"+ most places south of diamond point.   A few soft spots, especially near shore, but for the most part you can still access and fish many of the places on the lake.   I know I'm looking forward to another weekend on the King.
I'm with you, I'll be there on Saturday.  One more time chasing the lakers.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perch md on Mar 06, 2013, 03:21 PM
Hey there, Talked with you as you came off the ice tonite.  You brought your flashlight over.  Let me know if you want help with the Lakers.  Glad you had a good day on the ice.
 
Think the ice at bixby will hold up through the weekend?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Mar 06, 2013, 04:37 PM
TC5 empty you inbox. ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Mar 06, 2013, 05:19 PM
its empty.Tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: skunkman on Mar 06, 2013, 07:20 PM
Fished west side of northwest bay yesterday, About 3" of black ice, 2" inches of snow ice on top. Long way from the open water on east side of the bay, yet could see water movement in my perch holes. Wonder if that was caused by the wave motion, and more important that those waves don't undercut the ice. Hope to fish one more time this weekend, but don't want to be stupid. Can't complain, the lake has been very good to me this year.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Mar 06, 2013, 08:22 PM
Hey there, Talked with you as you came off the ice tonite.  You brought your flashlight over.  Let me know if you want help with the Lakers.  Glad you had a good day on the ice.
 
Think the ice at bixby will hold up through the weekend?
Mike, Yes the ice should def hold up.  There's 10 inches, it's the shore that's getting sketchy.  Bring a plank if you're real worried.  However, the Perch are not the easiest to locate.  Seems like the Perch have moved and the panfish have infested the area.  Hope this helps.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IceBalls on Mar 06, 2013, 11:20 PM
Any Hotels / Motels open in Lake George, convenient to Million Dollar Beach???  Someplace reasonable $$$$$ please!  Hope to make it up this weekend.

IceBalls
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wetdreams on Mar 06, 2013, 11:26 PM
Iceballs, try going onto cyberrentals.com & put in lake george. I have found many of different places up that way. Also maybe send Captan jj a pm He helped me a couple of times. good luck . Walt
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Mar 06, 2013, 11:33 PM
Try Country Cottages, good off-season rates for a nice motel room, $55 a night; 518-668-0488. Bait shop very close. There are several chains open in the area near exit 21 off I-87, too.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wetdreams on Mar 06, 2013, 11:43 PM
Thanks Capt jj i couldnt remember the name of the place. Very nice place & people. Walt
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Dr. Honk on Mar 07, 2013, 11:52 AM
Anyone been fishing Vets? Just wondering because I would like to go there on Sunday.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Dr. Honk on Mar 07, 2013, 02:20 PM
Hey Doc... you decided to join up today too? Welcome aboard the ice. TrueNorth aka SHForestry

Hi TruNorth,
Yes, I decided to sign up so i can get ice conditions and hopefully post some helpful stuff. Sounds like there are some very knowlegable people on this site. Hopefully I can learn something.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Dr. Honk on Mar 07, 2013, 02:20 PM
Hey Doc... you decided to join up today too? Welcome aboard the ice. TrueNorth aka SHForestry
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pughole on Mar 07, 2013, 04:35 PM
Had a great day wed with the lakers and a good toothy!!Prob my last trip on the year on the best lake in the world.Going to chase to toothys up in VT for a few days.I'm sure it will be just about gone when we get back :'(.Wanted to thank mealworm for starting and everyone for posting.Congrats to everyone on what was a dream season on the king.Be safe on the late stuff and tight lines!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Mar 07, 2013, 04:41 PM
found a lost tackle box at vets today...........if anyones missing anything let me know.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Dr. Honk on Mar 07, 2013, 05:19 PM
found a lost tackle box at vets today...........if anyones missing anything let me know.

How was the ice at Vets. Any problems getting on? I am planning to go on Sunday.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wiredstone on Mar 07, 2013, 06:27 PM
Got out with Reel_Force Wed. Ice is fading fast. Fishing was very slow. Reel_force was about the only one to get any. Great way to spend a work day though.
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Mar 08, 2013, 07:42 AM
.  Still can't figure out the pike in there.  Someday. 

gotta go to the shallower, weedier areas (standing pondweed/cabbage is a plus) adjacent to the perch beds for the pike...places like Vets, Basin, Dunhams, MDB.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slipbob on Mar 08, 2013, 08:43 AM
Definitely hit the bays for pike as bigred suggested as that's where I have seen folks get quite a few on tipups over the years.  Bolton, Sawmill, Harris, Basin, Huddle would all be good south basin spots and really anywhere along the big grassbeds could be good.  One time I did see a guy get a real good pike in about 70ft of water just southeast of the Sagamore fishing for lakers but that's pretty unusual.  With the high pressure coming this weekend the laker fishing might be better but March is always the month it seems to really slow down.  Not sure if the fish are moving with the smelt schools out of the normal areas but I never seem to have been able to find a lot of trout or get the big number days in March like you do in January and February.  Good time to go for perch though :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 08, 2013, 10:04 AM
try huddle i got a small one there the other day out by the point before the yellow boat house
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Mar 08, 2013, 11:03 AM
just found this old pic, had to post it.

running the old togue train on george with slipbob and his cronies

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slipbob on Mar 08, 2013, 11:40 AM
just found this old pic, had to post it.

running the old togue train on george with slipbob and his cronies

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 ;D  That's a good one Lance!!!  My bro Dave and his buds Pete and Jim on the togue train @).  It's seems like it's been a loooooooooong time since we had enough ice that you could drive a quad out under the bridge at Dunhams :o 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Mar 08, 2013, 12:32 PM
I know that mountain.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Mar 08, 2013, 01:03 PM
Kinda looks like the sled train we had last weekend minus the dogs running beside us.  ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Mar 08, 2013, 01:06 PM
Kinda looks like the sled train we had last weekend minus the dogs running beside us.  ::)

Yeah it kinda does, uh?  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lakerman on Mar 08, 2013, 01:23 PM
speaking of trains, anyone on here ever hear of the walleye train on champlain, think i will start a post on it. I remeber years ago, was on lake up near putnam station, when the train came, we got action, walleyes. Tried to tell the youngg guyus about it but they just dont get it, tried goolgleing it, but nothing ever wrttin on it I guess.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Iamthenextone34 on Mar 08, 2013, 01:28 PM
Ice in cotton point holding up real good drove out past the ice ridge today on a quad still 8" plus out past the ridge
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 08, 2013, 02:04 PM
YEHAWW LAKE GEORGE GET TOGETHER TOMORROW
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mcole34 on Mar 08, 2013, 03:29 PM
any pointers on catching perch on cotton pt. been twice and got one dink on a tip up..
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Dr. Honk on Mar 08, 2013, 05:27 PM
Definitely hit the bays for pike as bigred suggested as that's where I have seen folks get quite a few on tipups over the years.  Bolton, Sawmill, Harris, Basin, Huddle would all be good south basin spots and really anywhere along the big grassbeds could be good.  One time I did see a guy get a real good pike in about 70ft of water just southeast of the Sagamore fishing for lakers but that's pretty unusual.  With the high pressure coming this weekend the laker fishing might be better but March is always the month it seems to really slow down.  Not sure if the fish are moving with the smelt schools out of the normal areas but I never seem to have been able to find a lot of trout or get the big number days in March like you do in January and February.  Good time to go for perch though :tipup:

We caught a 29 " pike 2 weeks ago off vets in 36 FOW. Using suckers for bait. I also jiged a 19 " one on a sweedish pimple.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Mar 08, 2013, 06:13 PM
Headed to Blairs Bay in the morning for one more trip.  How much snow fell on the lake?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Mar 08, 2013, 06:22 PM
Headed to Blairs Bay in the morning for one more trip.  How much snow fell on the lake?

none to speak of .....  i fished south of the knob today and anything that fell drifted into random piles of snow that were half melted when i left at 3

8.5 inches of fairly hard ice ....  it was better than last saturday
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Mar 08, 2013, 06:24 PM
not much there are only some drifts. just got off pilot knob ice was not too bad pressure crack was fine but that wind was brutal.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Mar 08, 2013, 08:25 PM
none to speak of .....  i fished south of the knob today and anything that fell drifted into random piles of snow that were half melted when i left at 3

8.5 inches of fairly hard ice ....  it was better than last saturday
           Did you catch many lakers?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Mar 08, 2013, 09:01 PM
none to speak of .....  i fished south of the knob today and anything that fell drifted into random piles of snow that were half melted when i left at 3

8.5 inches of fairly hard ice ....  it was better than last saturday
Awesome, thanks for the report.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikepauly on Mar 08, 2013, 09:58 PM
Going somewhere. On the king Sunday , any suggestions, im taking. My older uncle an would. Like.  To get him some perch
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Steelhead5678 on Mar 09, 2013, 07:19 AM
How much ice did you guys have in the Pilot Knob/ Fort Ann Beach area? Want to try and get one more trip in this Sunday......thanx
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Mar 09, 2013, 07:26 AM
still about 6 in or so yeasterday off  pilot knob where i was
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tonebea on Mar 09, 2013, 08:40 AM
Ice in cotton point holding up real good drove out past the ice ridge today on a quad still 8" plus out past the ridge

Yup. 15 tip-ups per person and when the train went by, the flags started flying.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Mar 09, 2013, 09:54 AM

          That happened to me up there once, except they were all perch. :o
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Mar 09, 2013, 06:24 PM
Fished Blairs Bay. 10"of ice everywhere.  Only 3 others on the whole bay.  Slow fishing, short lakers.  Edges are going fast.  Probably my last trip to LG this year.  Stay safe everyone, be back next year.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Mar 09, 2013, 07:15 PM
got out my first and last time on LG this year.

slow day. No perch. Ended up getting 3 nice lakers and I lost 6 before I could get them to the hole. Gotta go to the writing board. I never have a Miss hookup ratio like that. Gotta change out the treble on my swedish pimple or change over to a jigging rod with more backbone.

5 lakers were hooked/caught in the same exact hole within 1 hour all together.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: buz23 on Mar 10, 2013, 01:26 PM
speaking of trains, anyone on here ever hear of the walleye train on champlain, think i will start a post on it. I remeber years ago, was on lake up near putnam station, when the train came, we got action, walleyes. Tried to tell the youngg guyus about it but they just dont get it, tried goolgleing it, but nothing ever wrttin on it I guess.

We used to fish Putnam Station 40 years ago and we joked a lot each time a train came by but I can't really say that it caused the fish to bite, even though we pretended it did.

FIshing back then was fantastic.  It has gone to hell now.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lakerdave on Mar 10, 2013, 01:47 PM
I still get flags almost every time the train goes by
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Mar 10, 2013, 01:55 PM
Fishing's gone to hell you say? Really? That's interesting! Would have to respectfully disagree. LOL!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Mar 10, 2013, 03:17 PM
Most likely my last ice outing for the year before I'm institutionalized next week! Bill and I both got into a few fish including a couple of keepers! Was a great season with good friends, some old and some new! Hope everyone had a successful year on the ice!

All the best!

MK

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Mar 10, 2013, 04:13 PM
Yes, great weekend and great year Mike.  Glad to have fished with jagergirl also.  See you next weekend.  Plenty of ice time left.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lakerdave on Mar 10, 2013, 04:24 PM
Nice pics jagger
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Mar 10, 2013, 07:54 PM
Ice is holding up surprisingly well in Diamond Point, getting to be plank season though, shorelines are going. The other surprise is very few people fishing in the area, wonder why?  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Mar 10, 2013, 09:36 PM
Most likely my last ice outing for the year before I'm institutionalized next week! Bill and I both got into a few fish including a couple of keepers! Was a great season with good friends, some old and some new! Hope everyone had a successful year on the ice!

All the best!

MK

            I'm sorry I missed you guys this weekend, but I had to wait till I was better. I'm done w/the antibiotics & side effects, so tomorrow I will start hitting the ice hard,  for the last week of toothy critters. Looks like you guys had a good weekend. Maybe we can get together in the open water. Good luck w/your surgery.

             Jeff
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Mar 10, 2013, 10:06 PM
Heading up tomorrow out by Phelps island for the last time this season.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Mar 11, 2013, 09:56 AM
            I'm sorry I missed you guys this weekend, but I had to wait till I was better. I'm done w/the antibiotics & side effects, so tomorrow I will start hitting the ice hard,  for the last week of toothy critters. Looks like you guys had a good weekend. Maybe we can get together in the open water. Good luck w/your surgery.

             Jeff

Jeff the ice on Abanakee was 16-18 inches, but did have about 8 inches of snow on it.  Had 6-8 inches of ice on LG, great traveling.  The pressure crack opened up a bit when we left at 1:30 yesterday.  We caught 6 fish and hooked and lost 3.  Maybe a few more day's left on LG too.  I'm set for Thursday for Durant, let me know how you made out today, and how much snow is on the lake, I really want to bring my wheeler.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Mar 11, 2013, 10:02 AM
Fished off the MDB area both days. There was some puddled water on top by the end of the day sunday, but overall still solid.  Vets is getting a little tough, the shoreline is very soft there.

Caught lots of perch pretty much everywhere we tried all weekend.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Mar 11, 2013, 02:41 PM
Fished off the MDB area both days. There was some puddled water on top by the end of the day sunday, but overall still solid.  Vets is getting a little tough, the shoreline is very soft there.

Caught lots of perch pretty much everywhere we tried all weekend.
Sorry our party crowded you a bit. The first couple guys headed that way thinking that was our spot because of the tight group of clams. 
I thought I recognized you from a couple pics. You should have stopped by. The grill was going for most of the day.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Mar 11, 2013, 05:50 PM
 ??? That's OK, I seem to be managing without you so far.

You could at least answer my PM?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Mar 11, 2013, 06:02 PM
Hey jj, I on the other hand am interested in doing a trip with you. In the few trips iv made to lake George for smallies iv done kinda crappy. Might be location, might be tactic I don't know but I figure booking a trip with you would be a good way to learn.  I just got off your site and was interested in how you target the smallies in the 5 to 8 man evening  trips. Live bait, trollin, etc? Thanks for the info in advance I know bass seasons a ways off but I like to plan things out in advance.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Mar 11, 2013, 06:34 PM
Hey jj, I on the other hand am interested in doing a trip with you. In the few trips iv made to lake George for smallies iv done kinda crappy. Might be location, might be tactic I don't know but I figure booking a trip with you would be a good way to learn.  I just got off your site and was interested in how you target the smallies in the 5 to 8 man evening  trips. Live bait, trollin, etc? Thanks for the info in advance I know bass seasons a ways off but I like to plan things out in advance.

i'll go too  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lakerdave on Mar 11, 2013, 06:37 PM
Haha captin jj is the best.  Did a day trip landed 23 lakers 5 smallies and a cisco
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Mar 11, 2013, 07:48 PM
I know it's late but anybody want to fish in the morning??

I was lucky enough to schedule a service call tomorrow at the outlets  ;D   ...   so i get to fish all morning

I was thinking the knob, mdb or hearthstone  ...  reply or pm me ...  it's been a long day so i may not reply until the morning but i can text or call on the way up
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jperson22 on Mar 11, 2013, 07:50 PM
anyone know how the ice off of vets beach? hope to take one last trip tomorrow

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Mar 11, 2013, 07:54 PM
When I went past there Saturday there was a complete village out on the ice.  Don't know what the shore ice looks like now.  You might want to bring a plank.  If not, you should be able to get on Bixby with a plank.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Mar 11, 2013, 08:15 PM
Me and my father went off Pilots knob this morning and Then went over to Veterans park....

Pilot's knob, is no longer safe after today. We got off the ice over there at noon and the wind was howling. Opened up the pressure cracks over there a good 3-4 feet or so....only 4" of ice in most places, if not less.

Veterans shore is shot. Good thick ice, until you get out a ways. Ice was very soft, everywhere. The wind did a wonder today on that lake.....she was singing.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Mar 11, 2013, 08:34 PM
??? That's OK, I seem to be managing without you so far.

You could at least answer my PM?

Just want to let everyone know there was a misunderstanding, not a big deal. @) I could see how something I had posted could be taken the wrong way.

Thanks for the compliments guys.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Mar 11, 2013, 10:10 PM
Why cant I get a service call in lake George.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Mar 12, 2013, 04:18 AM
Why cant I get a service call in lake George.

funny .....   even funnier is this one is real   :o

i have 5 or 6 appointments in glens falls every winter that do not exist but give me a good excuse to fish lake george  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Mar 12, 2013, 07:52 AM
Sorry our party crowded you a bit. The first couple guys headed that way thinking that was our spot because of the tight group of clams. 
I thought I recognized you from a couple pics. You should have stopped by. The grill was going for most of the day.

No worries  ;D   We all got a pretty good kick out of it afterwords :laugh: 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Mar 12, 2013, 01:32 PM
funny .....   even funnier is this one is real   :o

i have 5 or 6 appointments in glens falls every winter that do not exist but give me a good excuse to fish lake george  ;D

where was your service call? we had one at my store today
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Mar 12, 2013, 06:05 PM
 :( :( :( :( WOW  What a ghost town.   yea its over
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Mar 12, 2013, 07:38 PM
yup all good this must come to an end. sux i missed out on the last few weekends,looks like i prolly miss the rest of the ice season hoping to get out SOMEWHERE at least once more.just want to say thanx to everyone who posted pics and info on this thread this year,it was 1 hell of a year on the KING for us,i already cant wait for the next ice on LG. stay safe out there everyone and tight lines.....oh and for all you fellas i didn't get a chance to fish with....we'll get em next year
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Mar 12, 2013, 08:10 PM
I walked on the ice briefly this afternoon, it is holding up so far; lots of water flowing into the lake with the heavy rain and snowmelt.

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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: icepick on Mar 13, 2013, 08:39 AM
Stayed there last memorial weekend. The creek was much lower but just as cold! Hope the edges are good for this weekend.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ART on Mar 13, 2013, 03:33 PM
ANYBODY GETTING OUT ANYPLACE MDB PILOTS KNOB ECT
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Mar 13, 2013, 10:46 PM
ANYBODY GETTING OUT ANYPLACE MDB PILOTS KNOB ECT

you can get out in a boat, or scuba gear. Lake isnt safe.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: riverat24 on Mar 14, 2013, 07:31 AM
At 8:30 am about 6 guys fishing in view of the WNYT MDB cam.  so ice must still be OK there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Mar 14, 2013, 07:44 AM
below freezing all day today, low teens tonight, barely mid thirties tomorrow...teens again overnight...   looking good for one more weekend...   a few nearby warren county bodies of water still have folks ice fishing too.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: chuckrudy on Mar 14, 2013, 10:35 AM
Time is running out  .Open water soon. :tipup: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Mar 14, 2013, 11:22 AM
below freezing all day today, low teens tonight, barely mid thirties tomorrow...teens again overnight...   looking good for one more weekend...   a few nearby warren county bodies of water still have folks ice fishing too.
I'll be out there again this weekend for certain.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Mar 14, 2013, 02:44 PM
In no time at all the lakes will be full of  . Racing up the lakes like idiots.     God I'm going to miss the ice.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Wind Flag on Mar 14, 2013, 04:42 PM
I saw too much open water this past weekend at FAB.  I especially got a kick out of the guys taking a boat up and down the shoreline south of the beach.

Take either a PFD or jig from an inflatable raft of you're planning on going out.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: one last cast on Mar 14, 2013, 06:33 PM
I'll be out there again this weekend for certain.
same here :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Mar 14, 2013, 08:21 PM
In no time at all the lakes will be full of  . Racing up the lakes like idiots.     God I'm going to miss the ice.

awwwww love you too  ::) ::)

whats your problem?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Mar 14, 2013, 11:59 PM
Not saying all bass fishermen.   But alot of them show no respect for other boaters.    Nothing like have a bass boat zip by you flat out less then 30 yards away.     Champlain during a tourney is just plain stupid.    And I do know some of the people make and female that do the tourneys
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Mar 15, 2013, 05:40 AM
weekend boaters are just as bad as bass fisherman. easily. cant tell you how many days im fishing a shoreline or off shore rock pile only to have some hot shot pullin his kid behind a jet boat come flyin by me. but people let that go cause its a family doing family things, I don't care who it is its rude. just sayin there's a lot of boaters out there these and they don't always do what we want or drive where we want.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Mar 15, 2013, 06:18 AM
I do have to say jet skiers are the worse
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Mar 15, 2013, 06:37 AM
Not saying all bass fishermen.   But alot of them show no respect for other boaters.    Nothing like have a bass boat zip by you flat out less then 30 yards away.     Champlain during a tourney is just plain stupid.    And I do know some of the people make and female that do the tourneys

are you serious?

your only issue with us, is our boats speed. Thats what it comes down to. I cant tell you how many ignorant weekend boaters have no respect. Cutting us off, telling us to get out of their way when they clearly have a whole lake, bringing water skiiers right by us. Us bass guys actually have control of our boats....most of the weekend boaters I cant say the same about.

BTW I like your edit. Since I jumped under your skin you deleted you calling us "bassholes"
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Mar 15, 2013, 06:51 AM
Wasn't done by me.   :).  You didn't get under my skin either.     I find it amusing.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Mar 15, 2013, 06:52 AM
Next thing before the mods get going.         I am ready for the crappie bite   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Mar 15, 2013, 07:56 AM
Not saying all bass fishermen.   But alot of them show no respect for other boaters.    Nothing like have a bass boat zip by you flat out less then 30 yards away.     Champlain during a tourney is just plain stupid.    And I do know some of the people make and female that do the tourneys

I will take a bass boat zipping by my Lund any day over the dumb crap boaters that don't even know how to drive that seem to be all over lake george, saratoga, the hudson and mohawk rivers.   And bass boaters know how to launch and unlaunch quickly...unlike almost EVERYONE ELSE.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Mar 15, 2013, 08:07 AM
i will have to say ive had some bass boats fly by me on the canal going mach10! and the canal is only 100 feet wide. they could let up on the throttle just a bit when they come by me while im fishing in my canoe! ive seen countless guys think its funny to swamp canoes! theres a thing called respect on the water and it goes bolth ways. i nkow on days when theres a touney i just stay home cause its not worth getting flipped in a canoe.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Mar 15, 2013, 08:21 AM
you guys do realize that a bass boat up on Plane (wide open throttle) Leaves NO wake and its absolute more considerate and calmer for anyone near by, right?

If that bass boat was WOT, and slowed down to go by you, you are going to get swamped by the wake....and be even more pissed.

next time pay attention to a bass boat's wake while WOT...there is no wake. They skim the waters surface.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Mar 15, 2013, 08:23 AM
I will take a bass boat zipping by my Lund any day over the dumb crap boaters that don't even know how to drive that seem to be all over lake george, saratoga, the hudson and mohawk rivers.   And bass boaters know how to launch and unlaunch quickly...unlike almost EVERYONE ELSE.

It takes me less then 45 seconds when im ALONE to launch, and load up my boat...its rather frustrating sitting there for upwards of 20 minutes, watching people try to hand launch/hand load their boats. Its not that difficult.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wetsleeves on Mar 15, 2013, 08:32 AM
I will take a bass boat zipping by my Lund any day over the dumb crap boaters that don't even know how to drive that seem to be all over lake george, saratoga, the hudson and mohawk rivers.   And bass boaters know how to launch and unlaunch quickly...unlike almost EVERYONE ELSE.

Aint that the truth!

The hudson during the striper run (weekends in particular) takes the cake for moron boaters.  If i wasn't so busy fishing, I would sit in a lawn chair at the launch with a cooler and grill and enjoy the show! 

My personal favorite is waiting to load behind the guys that back their trailer in so far that the fenders and bumpers are 3 feet under then sit there and scream at their wife to hold the boat still as the tide swings the boat side to side. He then cranks it on, its crooked, so he has to pull it out and start over, this takes place 2-3 times over the course of 20-30mins...  ::)

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Mar 15, 2013, 08:49 AM
i seen a guy drop his motor to soon at south bay and smashed his prop on the concreate! he then sat there for almost an hour with his boat tied to the dock wondering why he wasnent going anywere when he punched the throttle. kinda amuzed me while i sat on shore while we worked on our engine out of the water!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Mar 15, 2013, 10:21 AM
Let's not trash this thread at the end of the season with back and forth bickering.
Start a new thread in the GOM Shanty if you want to do that.
The fat lady hasn't sang for all of us yet.  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Mar 15, 2013, 10:38 AM
Think I might join you this weekend.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Mar 15, 2013, 11:20 AM
The fat lady hasn't sang for all of us yet.  ;)

with the forecast she may be on hold for a while  ;D

30's and sunny  .....     i might even put out tipups  ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Mar 15, 2013, 11:53 AM
with the forecast she may be on hold for a while  ;D

30's and sunny  .....     i might even put out tipups  ::)
I hear you there man.
They seem like more of a hastle than anything. I can't count the number of times I've jigged a limit of perch with my jig rod while my tipups just soak. The older I get, the less I use them.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Mar 15, 2013, 12:16 PM
ive used my tip-ups 3 times this year and thats it!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Bussman on Mar 15, 2013, 12:31 PM
Tipups = Anchors!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Mar 15, 2013, 02:43 PM
i use my tip-ups for salmon and pike! ill put 5 tip-ups down for lakers and catch 10 jigging right in the middle of my spread aand not get one flag all day! unless i have laker crack then ill put a tip-up out.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Mar 15, 2013, 02:53 PM
Is there ice on anthones nose.Tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Mar 15, 2013, 02:56 PM
it barely froze up on the north end. some bays but i wouldent even think about anthonys nose! thats some deep water out there and the main lake didnt freeze on the north basin.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Mar 15, 2013, 03:27 PM
A friend of mine fished it a couple of weeks ago.Tc5
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fidlerontheice on Mar 15, 2013, 03:35 PM
Is there any safe ice left on the king? Maybe one last good day.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 15, 2013, 03:40 PM
im done ice fishing this year i put up the shanty and stuff going back to work soon... looking to take the kayak out before people get out in boats... it does suck being tipped by a boat going by... so to anyone who is going out on the ice... BE CAREFUL.. wouldnt wanna loose anyone
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Mar 15, 2013, 04:52 PM
he might have fished a bay on the north basin but i know that part of the northern basin didnt freeze.  i saw people fishing forest bay on my one trip up that way this year. stay safe out there guys!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Iamthenextone34 on Mar 15, 2013, 04:59 PM
What are the chances cotton points still holding up
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: BD Swede on Mar 15, 2013, 06:17 PM
Hope to get out for another round of perch fishing this weekend around assembly point or Long Island. Anyone know of ice conditions and access at end of Harris bay?

Given the LG thread about boat launch adventures, I have good for you from the king off MDB launch one fall about 17 years ago. I had just gotten back to the launch after a morning of fishing with my brother. We waited for a while out in the water for about 15 mins watching a guy try to launch his 25' sail boat with fixed 4' keel trailered by Volvo station wagon. Realizing the guy was struggling and we weren't going anywhere until this guy is finished, my brother looked at me and said we've should help this guy and so I pulled my boat to the outside of the dock. By this time he had pulled the all four wheels of his Volvo in and the boat was still sitting feet out of the water...he kept going! Now we had to help this guy. My brother stayed with the boat, I grabbed my new bronco and rope I had and my brother asked if he was ok hooking to his car he gladly approved now realizing he was in deep crap. We proceeded to pull his car and boat out of the lake and like the movies, when he opened the door of the Volvo, water poured out. Being the king, I was expecting a fish to flop out with it.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Mar 16, 2013, 05:06 AM
i now a guy who put hiswholetruck into the drink launching his boat. he had his 17 year old kid back the trailer up and when the boat came of the trailer the kid pulled forward and then hoped out of the truck and didnt put the truck in park! poor guy didnt now what to do! he ended up getting it out and it only cost him 900 bucks!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Mar 16, 2013, 07:22 AM
anyone been down to Pilot's knob to take a look??
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Steelhead5678 on Mar 16, 2013, 12:35 PM
Hoping to head out of there Sunday as well, FortAnn Beach area specifically and would appreciate any ink on ice thickness as well thanx
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Mar 16, 2013, 05:12 PM
During the beginning of the season I had this shanty lurk out a hot bite then position his "winter home" literally over our open holes.  Naturally you wanna put your structure where the bite is.  The first day with in 45 minutes if being in his new location, garbage was left in the ice.  I took a photo but didn't want to trash this persons name, so I held back from posting the picture. I also didn't want to immediately turn him in over a bottle I picked up.  I ended up finding a new hot bite and never returned to that area.  Yesterday I was told that shanty pulled one more of his wait till you leave, then I put my structure over your hole moves. He also was observed running bags, buckets, and bottles of human waste, out to the deeper waters. It's not normal for me to trash a persons name, but he shouldn't trash our lake. So if anyone knows this person, maybe give him a pep talk so Next year that shanty doesn't accidentally get blown away, far far away.
(http://i553.photobucket.com/albums/jj371/bird21s/E66CB746-086F-4B75-82DF-851B006B7A3A-9844-00000A155777B522.jpg)
report him...not to mention shantys by law need to be off the ice the 15th.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lakerdave on Mar 16, 2013, 06:19 PM
I allways seem to get the big boys on tipups . But the higher  numbers jiggin . Havent been able to break 28 1/4  inches jiggin. but have a few 30 inchers on tip ups . Just my experience . But you never know.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fishmon on Mar 16, 2013, 06:41 PM
Pigs are pigs >:(  Just report him to a Conservation Officer or have the officer check out this thread!  More than enough information right on the front door.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Mar 16, 2013, 11:30 PM
I allways seem to get the big boys on tipups . But the higher  numbers jiggin . Havent been able to break 28 1/4  inches jiggin. but have a few 30 inchers on tip ups . Just my experience . But you never know.

I pulled up a 30"er last monday from 100ft of water jigging.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: aj454 on Mar 17, 2013, 06:15 AM
I don't know ??? ??? ??? Drag it to shore and put a match to it. Accidents happen. Just like the lady who blew her friends shanty up when lighting a propane heater. Don't understand how someone can be so disrespectful.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: chuckrudy on Mar 17, 2013, 09:07 AM
I would like to see what his house looks like.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mikerudy on Mar 17, 2013, 09:24 AM
The shanty might be a palace compared to the house. Slobs don't care where they flop >:( >:( >:( :cookoo: :cookoo: :cookoo:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Mourning after on Mar 17, 2013, 01:13 PM
report him...not to mention shantys by law need to be off the ice the 15th.
email the pic too dec and let them deal with it!! If anything I'm sure they will at least make a house call, they always atleast investigate, they may not beable to charge him with any thing now because of everyone picking up there garbage,but they may think twice next year
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Mar 17, 2013, 03:22 PM
A couple guys on here know who this guy is, im sure he will get the message. I think embarrassment goes further than paying any fine.  If he doesn't get embarrassed that his photo and actions have been put on an open forum. Attached to a thread that in one season or about 4 months got 46,000 views,  then I don't think any fine would stop him. 

On a brighter note, I think we will get one more weekend on the king. I've hung up my gear since I already used up a week of next seasons time though. Supposed to hit 5 degrees tonight. Pumped I promised my wife I was done with the ice.

details? Whats still fishable?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: BD Swede on Mar 17, 2013, 04:58 PM
Harris bay, Hearthstone, and MDB all have good access. 8" on Harris, i was on it this afternoon but bite was slow with small ones. Not many folks out as compared to last month of weekends.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Mar 17, 2013, 09:23 PM
Harris bay, Hearthstone, and MDB all have good access. 8" on Harris, i was on it this afternoon but bite was slow with small ones. Not many folks out as compared to last month of weekends.

So I take it pilot's knob is not shoreline accessible?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: major257 on Mar 18, 2013, 08:43 AM
This snow coming tonight might just kill it for us.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Benfishin on Mar 20, 2013, 10:37 AM
Has anyone been out from Vets or Cotton Pt. or is the shore gone?  If not, how has the perch bite been this past week  off of MDB or out of the eastern bays? Haven't been in a couple of weeks and I would love to hit the ice one more time before I put my equipment away.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IceNeck9292 on Mar 20, 2013, 11:59 AM
I was off mdb a couple weekends ago only perch I caught were a lot of 3-6 inch dinks .. caught some lakers for the first time rig gr8 out about 125yds from the peir ... woukd love to hit vets
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Mar 20, 2013, 12:23 PM
last Saturday the shoreline at vets was completely shot, not one person out there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Benfishin on Mar 20, 2013, 01:26 PM
Thanks bigredonice for the info. won't waste my time going that far north.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mikerudy on Mar 20, 2013, 02:34 PM
Has anyone been out from Vets or Cotton Pt. or is the shore gone?  If not, how has the perch bite been this past week  off of MDB or out of the eastern bays? Haven't been in a couple of weeks and I would love to hit the ice one more time before I put my equipment away.
Heard that Vet's was shot. You might still get on at MDB, just be careful, the season is just about over.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Mar 20, 2013, 03:23 PM
Heard that Vet's was shot. You might still get on at MDB, just be careful, the season is just about over.

I would think MDB is fine.  Edges might be a little soft, but thats it.   The ice was shockingly rock solid and very consistant last saturday and sunday, and with almost no time above freezing, i can't see any reason why that would change.  Guys were running wheelers up to the islands from MDB.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IceNeck9292 on Mar 23, 2013, 02:23 PM
Saw a couple people off mdb yesterday evening
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Mar 26, 2013, 10:20 PM
Fished off MDB today!  Prob last time out.  Shore ice was fine.  Had a great time fishing with some old friends and had fun making new ones.  Big thumbs up to Bird21s, whose played a large part over the last four years in the quality of my overall fishing experience.  Ended up with half a pail full today of a selective catch.  Also enjoyed fishing with Perchcommander and his gang today.  Awesome way to end the season.  To those who are considering one last go, fish at your own risk.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: chuckrudy on Mar 26, 2013, 10:49 PM
Sounds like you had a great time  with your friends and a added bonus you caught fish
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Mar 27, 2013, 04:52 AM
Fished off MDB today!  Prob last time out.  Shore ice was fine.  Had a great time fishing with some old friends and had fun making new ones.  Big thumbs up to Bird21s, whose played a large part over the last four years in the quality of my overall fishing experience.  Ended up with half a pail full today of a selective catch.  Also enjoyed fishing with Perchcommander and his gang today.  Awesome way to end the season.  To those who are considering one last go, fish at your own risk.
            Sounds like you had a great day &  a great season. I only got to fish w/bird once this year, maybe next yr. there will be more oppertunity to do so. I hope you're not putting your gear away, there are plenty of places to fish that still has good ice.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Mar 27, 2013, 06:50 AM
The fish are always the bonus.  However, it wasn't looking too promising.  I hear you Ice Wanderer.  One of these days we're going to finally meet up.  As far as the rest of the year is concerned, I'm not sure about the ice fishing part.  I've had plenty of time this year and to be honest the King is my favorite. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sameoljets on Mar 27, 2013, 04:25 PM
         
Will the barrier in front of Westbrook prevent the smelt run at Westbrook this year? With all of the work being done on the brook it looks impassable to fish at this point. What will DEC do about this?
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Mar 27, 2013, 06:49 PM
The fish are always the bonus.  However, it wasn't looking too promising.  I hear you Ice Wanderer.  One of these days we're going to finally meet up.  As far as the rest of the year is concerned, I'm not sure about the ice fishing part.  I've had plenty of time this year and to be honest the King is my favorite.
              The King is my favorite also, but w/the ice diminishing rapidly there I've turned to other lakes that still have a lot of ice. I'll fish till I would have to use longer than a 10' plank to get out. ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: crappiepants on Mar 27, 2013, 07:17 PM
         
Will the barrier in front of Westbrook prevent the smelt run at Westbrook this year? With all of the work being done on the brook it looks impassable to fish at this point. What will DEC do about this?
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I mentioned it to region 5 fishery's biologist that it may be something to keep a eye on because reports from schroon lake. the brook that goes under bridge in Adirondack has seen very light smelt runs since they have dredged in area but yet smelt populations in schroon are high.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JC4me on Mar 28, 2013, 08:09 AM
Hey gang. Is there access off of Bixby Rd. or is it shot?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Mar 28, 2013, 08:51 AM
Hey gang. Is there access off of Bixby Rd. or is it shot?

Don't know how it has been recently, but about 3 weeks ago, you couldn't get on the ice there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JC4me on Mar 28, 2013, 11:48 AM
Don't know how it has been recently, but about 3 weeks ago, you couldn't get on the ice there.
Ok bigred. Gonna check Hearthstone.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Mar 28, 2013, 01:45 PM
Hearthstone was good on Tuesday night.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Mar 29, 2013, 10:59 AM
I mentioned it to region 5 fishery's biologist that it may be something to keep a eye on because reports from schroon lake. the brook that goes under bridge in Adirondack has seen very light smelt runs since they have dredged in area but yet smelt populations in schroon are high.
Go for it Jeff!  That's the spirit. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: riverat24 on Mar 30, 2013, 09:06 AM
Did anyone hear anymore about someone going through the ice in Bolton yesterday  that the TU reported?  Hope they were OK
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Mar 30, 2013, 09:43 AM
Did anyone hear anymore about someone going through the ice in Bolton yesterday  that the TU reported?  Hope they were OK

i saw it on the news last night ....  said they were using a canoe for something and didn't mention fishing at all

and it said they were ok
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sameoljets on Mar 30, 2013, 11:08 PM
Saw the airboat leaving the firehouse,  saw a member of squad that said someone went through.  I'll check the post star
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sameoljets on Mar 30, 2013, 11:47 PM
It wasn't an ice fisherman.  It was 2 residents of 3 mile island according to the post star
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Mar 31, 2013, 11:43 AM
climbed up buck yesterday not a soul anywhere on the lake
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mikerudy on Mar 31, 2013, 12:52 PM
End is upon us :unsure: :unsure: :unsure:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Channel Z on Mar 31, 2013, 03:16 PM
The view from Buck Mt. can't be very good.  I owned  Harris Bay Saturday.  9" solid ice with 1" soft on top from last snowfall, compacted down.  Fishing slow but still got close to limit on perch and a bunch of sunfish.  Should be good there until at least next weekend due to cold overnight temps.  C U then.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Mar 31, 2013, 03:58 PM
climbed up buck yesterday not a soul anywhere on the lake
              There were a bunch of guys @ MDB yesterday! You probably couldn't see them from there!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Mr.Esox on Apr 01, 2013, 06:30 AM
If your still fishing be happy you are on borrowed time catch some big fish and post.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Apr 01, 2013, 11:23 PM
no couldnt see that far but got a taste for hiking now so some friends and i are going on a 28 mile overnighter this friday
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: chuckrudy on Apr 02, 2013, 11:17 AM
You are kidding right.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Apr 02, 2013, 11:37 AM
no couldnt see that far but got a taste for hiking now so some friends and i are going on a 28 mile overnighter this friday

make sure you go to CVS and get some of those blister bandages  :o    ......  if you haven't been hiking 10 plus miles regularly you will get some blisters and they will be a lifesaver  ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mikerudy on Apr 02, 2013, 12:36 PM
More power to you! If you get stuck in there, call and we'll bring the quad in :unsure: :unsure: :unsure:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Apr 07, 2013, 01:34 PM
yeah i got a blister no big deal we had to ice climb to reach the summit and it got below freezing at night our boots were frozen and water was solid... we had fun the skinnyest kid out of the bunch had the hardest time climbing we got a little buzz going right before bed and we were goood nice hike and the camp was top notch like the lean to was the nicest
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: chuckrudy on Apr 07, 2013, 06:24 PM
Damn s ;)orry I missed the trip ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mikerudy on Apr 07, 2013, 06:48 PM
yeah i got a blister no big deal we had to ice climb to reach the summit and it got below freezing at night our boots were frozen and water was solid... we had fun the skinnyest kid out of the bunch had the hardest time climbing we got a little buzz going right before bed and we were goood nice hike and the camp was top notch like the lean to was the nicest
Sound like you guys had a great time.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Apr 07, 2013, 07:41 PM
yeah deffinitly but im going to wait on the rest of the high peaks for a month or so.. there was 6 ft of snow in some spots were the wind had blown it up... I would say from long lake north its still winter lol probly could still be on the ice up there too. next hike for me will be giant mountain and rocky peak ridge.. then marcy and colden mt.. got a big summer planned.. gonna look up some native trout streams and hike into them as well..
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mikerudy on Apr 07, 2013, 08:39 PM
Have a great summer....see ya next winter  :icefish: :icefish: :icefish:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Apr 08, 2013, 03:43 PM
You could see the ice out on the mdb time lapse today  :'(  ....

let's hope we have winter again next year  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Apr 08, 2013, 03:45 PM
next hike for me will be giant mountain and rocky peak ridge.

give some thought to hiking rocky peak ridge from the parking lot in new russia instead of route 73 .....  it's way longer and a lot more elevation gain but a good chunk of the hike is on an exposed ridge with incredible views

of all the high peaks i have hiked that is my favorite
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: riverat24 on Apr 08, 2013, 05:07 PM
WNYT cam Looks like all ice is out at MDB  , Time for kayak fishing maybe
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Apr 11, 2013, 09:19 AM
WNYT cam Looks like all ice is out at MDB  , Time for kayak fishing maybe
yup if i ever get a minute i'll put the row boat in and see what bites ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: njg0621 on Apr 16, 2013, 11:16 AM
Posted this in reports by mistake....

Is the ice off the lake now? I was looking to do a little trolling for lakers in the next few weeks for the first time and was looking for a little advise.  I know you don't have to pay for a permit up until a certain date? Where can you launch from? I've heard there is some good fishing up in NW bay, is there a launch up there? if someone could PM with some help on where you can launch and what the regs are I would really appreciate it because I have no experience with LG on the open water at all.  Thanks!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Apr 16, 2013, 01:32 PM

         Yep, the ice is gone, have @ it! :flex:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: rpdfishes on Apr 16, 2013, 01:52 PM
Norwall Marina Bolton has a nice launch& Ann`s BAIT is right there not sure about not needing a permit IT`S LAKE GEORGE IF YOU WANT TO PLAY YOU HAVE TO PAY----Pay for Launch,Parking,Use Permit,And any Fines you get while enjoying LAKE GEORGE
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Apr 16, 2013, 03:46 PM
Norwall Marina Bolton has a nice launch& Ann`s BAIT is right there not sure about not needing a permit IT`S LAKE GEORGE IF YOU WANT TO PLAY YOU HAVE TO PAY----Pay for Launch,Parking,Use Permit,And any Fines you get while enjoying LAKE GEORGE
            There are some free launch sites around the lake, Million Dollar Beach, Hague Town Launch, & Black Point State Launch. As for permits, yes there some.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Dec 15, 2013, 03:33 PM
Drove up to the lake today after work and was actually surprised to see ice on duhnams Harris had ice past the islands and warner had white for a few hundred yards. Who else is asking for some fishable ice on the king b4 Xmas!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Dec 15, 2013, 03:40 PM
was just talking about that with my brother.i can only remember fishing the king by xmas eve on pilot knob 1 time and that was at least 25 years ago. i am dieing to get on the king this ice season
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Dec 15, 2013, 03:42 PM
Great news Tony....      I need my first LG laker to add to my list..    ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Dec 15, 2013, 03:46 PM

          If it's anything like last year Dom you should be able to catch lots of them. With the low temps this coming week it shouldn't be long before we are on.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Dec 15, 2013, 03:48 PM
That shouldn't be to hard to do. Especially with these next couple nights shes ready
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Dec 15, 2013, 04:02 PM
          If it's anything like last year Dom you should be able to catch lots of them. With the low temps this coming week it shouldn't be long before we are on.

    I sure hope to get there with you and Logan for a day this year...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Dec 15, 2013, 04:13 PM
sure hope you make it this year,i'm looking to fish out by you a few times this year too

   What . Waving out the window is not good enough???       ;D ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Barebow on Dec 15, 2013, 05:02 PM
Friday the 20th is supposed to be 40 degrees and rain....don't think there will be safe ice before Christmas on the King!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bwlin13 on Dec 15, 2013, 05:09 PM
Friday the 20th is supposed to be 40 degrees and rain....don't think there will be safe ice before Christmas on the King!

That.should melt some snow and help it out
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lockdown199 on Dec 15, 2013, 09:49 PM
Jon......I was thinking the same......Can't wait to get on some LG ice.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Dec 16, 2013, 03:57 AM
can't wait to get on the hard water and see all you guys.And rip some lips. @)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Dec 16, 2013, 07:21 AM
Woot! So pumped can't wait
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Dec 16, 2013, 07:43 AM
I'm beefing the heck out of my rod arsenal this year.
I'm beefing up some of the kids and rookies I fish with for Xmas too. ;)
I forcast some major bloodbaths and scale showers on the king every weekend.  ;D
I think I'm going to nickname that black custom one of 307's guys built, "The Perch Hearse".  @)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Dec 16, 2013, 08:28 AM
Sounds good! I'm ordering myself a vexillar for Christmas maybe I can keep up with you guys on the lakers this year
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IceNeck9292 on Dec 16, 2013, 10:27 AM
Ready more then ever buildin the rod arsunal my self getting rid of the old factorycheapys
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Dec 16, 2013, 05:18 PM
Welcome back everyone, shouldn't be too long till we can get back out there, for the bays anyway. Checked Huddle Bay just before dark this evening, probably will be some guys out there tomorrow based on past years.

(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi177.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fw203%2Flgsalmon%2FP82A1705_zpsd5f37c40.jpg&hash=684a312b24b89b1ea9b0cd23936a5d64)

Fishing should be good(as usual) this winter for the lakers, we boated good numbers all summer and put most of them back; salmon fishing was lousy.  Here's a few good trout:

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Also should be some pike around, there numbers seem to be up, saw quite a few bass that were scarred up this summer from teeth. Here's one that was caught on the surface over 160 feet of water in mid-August.
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Also, there are some big pumpkinseeds out there that should be mixed in with the perch; they are tasty, too. This one was 10" long, caught while bass fishing.
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Speaking of bass, even though they are closed during the winter, they are doing great also.
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Dec 16, 2013, 05:23 PM
Nice  fish JJ.But no golden lake trout. :P
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TheThinIce on Dec 16, 2013, 05:25 PM
Getting on LG (hard water) for the first time this season, can't wait! Anyone interested in meeting up pm me  :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Dec 16, 2013, 08:00 PM
Dude puts up one post every 3 months and packs more info in it than some of us blabber mouths do in 2 years.  :P
The man has spoken! Trust his word.
I can't wait to get at them out there too. Stay safe boys and girls.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: coldfish on Dec 17, 2013, 05:01 AM
nice fish
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Dec 17, 2013, 05:27 AM
nice fish jj! I cant wait to get back out on the king! got a few new lures and plastics I wanna try on the lakers! and I am officially a beliver in plastics for lakers after last year!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Dec 17, 2013, 06:06 AM
Great stuff JJ! Glad to see you had another great season!  See ya out there!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: icefishingkent on Dec 17, 2013, 11:39 AM
Looks like an awesome summer,  cant wait till the ice is ready,for the last few seasons we did nothing but perch fish for slabbers , but last season changed that when we decided to try our hand at some lakers. I really didnt believe that some guys were jigging up twenty lakers in one day until we found a honey hole from heaven, everytime we went there we honestly jigged up over a hundred and twenty lakers between four of us everytime  we went there.  I cant tell you where but i can tell you we used nothing but 4" venom white tube jigs with red and white tails and a small piece of a hunts  minnow.  Try this and you will catch lakers for sure. Stay safe out there people and have an awesome year.  Its looking good early .
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IceMän on Dec 17, 2013, 12:07 PM
Very nice pics, thanks for posting em JJ!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: reddog11 on Dec 17, 2013, 12:32 PM
Nice lakers.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Dec 17, 2013, 01:02 PM

            The KING is getting close, too bad for the up coming warm up. >:(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IceNeck9292 on Dec 17, 2013, 02:05 PM
Yea but the way I look at it is its ealry anyway so it'll come when its come tho I'm very anxious it'll be a nice season on the king this year
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Dec 18, 2013, 04:59 AM
Are they on huddle bay yet. ???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perch md on Dec 18, 2013, 07:06 AM
there is a web cam for huddle someone on here im sure has it would also like to see
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: run320083 on Dec 18, 2013, 07:11 AM
I cant find a working one. i was wondering if they were fishing it yet too. going out tomorrow trying to decide where
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mikerudy on Dec 18, 2013, 07:44 AM
It was nice weather the past couple of days, just hope the next couple of days don't hurt us too bad. Can't wait to get up on the King and see you guys again :icefish: :icefish: :icefish:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishnfool59 on Dec 18, 2013, 07:58 AM
i sure hope it freezes soon so it keeps everyone else off our smaller lakes!.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Dec 18, 2013, 11:46 AM
The Kitchell Bay Webcam is showing some ice forming.  Wish we could get about a week of -10 or so, then we would be in business.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mnt fisher on Dec 18, 2013, 03:53 PM
i sure hope it freezes soon so it keeps everyone else off our smaller lakes!.
why you want them all to yourself. that aint right.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Dec 18, 2013, 04:19 PM
As long as everyone post conditions of smaller lakes people are going to be on them.  It's a double edge sword.    But I'm ready for some laker action.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Dec 19, 2013, 03:57 AM
I thought thats what the form is for.Not exchanging recipes.Or is it. ???
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishnfool59 on Dec 19, 2013, 05:22 AM
I thought thats what the form is for.Not exchanging recipes.Or is it. ???
seems its not tc-5. i thought it was too but alot on here don't seem to think so.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Dec 19, 2013, 05:51 AM
It is just that there are people that post conditions of smaller bodies of water then complain when a large groups show up to fish them or are in thier spot.    I just don't like posting on the open forum for all the 'guest'  who are on here looking for a handout but won't help anyone out them selfs.    I have met and fished with a lot of great guys on here and myself have asked and got info from people.   I just choose to do it through a pm.     Everyone is different



Jason
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fishnfool59 on Dec 19, 2013, 06:09 AM
so,the guys that are an hour or more away who asked for ice conditions so they don't have to take the long ride to find out there is no safe ice are wrong. so if a guy asks about ice conditions and no one tells him that there is no safe ice comes up and drowns  no one would feel bad, for what a spot of the ice. just seems petty to me. to each thier own i guess. if they ask me i'm telling em. thats what this sport is all about!!!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Dec 19, 2013, 06:29 AM
Anyone who ventures on the ice based on a report here without taking the proper safety precautions is nuts. I have seen reports from the same body of water this season on the same day .... one said plenty of ice and the other said 2 - 3 inches  ........  so no matter what we read we all need to do our own due diligence to make sure the ice is safe. In my mind that includes following footsteps of others out onto the ice.

I love having people walk out to me on the ice and ask "how much ice?"  ......  i always tell them "at least a good solid inch everywhere"   ;D   ...... it's great to watch their responses.

And  .....  these guys who are out early have spent hours of their own time checking out spots .....  so you really can't blame them for keeping that info to themselves ......     these are all small bodies of water and after a post on here they will be over run. I posted on Stripers 24/7 a couple of years ago that i had a great day .....  the next day my entire stretch of river was over run with boaters.

It's not like they are hiding the fact that Lake George and its' 32 miles of water and acres of elbow room are fishable.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: youngster on Dec 19, 2013, 07:59 AM
even when posted some people cant seem to read  whats been written. theyde rather talk about than go find out... lack of ice an holidays is getting peeps crazy... lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Dec 19, 2013, 08:14 AM
Didn't say I don't tell people conditions.  I just don't post openly.     A couple years back a guy blew up because people posted a body was safe and they got wet.      Yes I can't wait for lg to freeze so people can just relax.   





Hey Jon you fishing Saturday?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bigredonice on Dec 19, 2013, 09:06 AM
so,the guys that are an hour or more away who asked for ice conditions so they don't have to take the long ride to find out there is no safe ice are wrong.

Thats complete BS.   GUESS WHAT?? We've all been burned by incorrect ice reports on here.   Only thing you can do is see for yourself.   I DROVE AROUND FOR HOURS last weekend looking for safe ice after the two places I read about on here that were "safe" but in actuality weren't even WALKABLE. 

And if someone drowns because they weren't smart enough to check the ice for themselves...well that's their own god damn fault.  You shouldn't even walk on the ice till you understand the dangers.

I certainly felt foolish a few years ago when I casually walked on lake lonely at night after a friend that lives on the lake told me there was a solid 6" of ice everywhere...got out to my spot, drilled a hole, and had 2" of ice...

wouldv'e been mine and only my fault if I went through...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jon ny on Dec 19, 2013, 10:03 AM
i sure hope it freezes soon so it keeps everyone else off our smaller lakes!.

Kind of ironic, when you keep telling thousands of people there's safe ice on small waters by name.

Honestly I think he's a troll.  Misidentifies fish, posts pics of fish saying they're in waters they don't exist, doesn't know you can't fish for smelt in George, publicly id's places where fish were caught in other people's pictures, and now says this- yet in the next post says he'll still tell people where ice is?? Seems fishy.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Dec 19, 2013, 10:32 AM
Wrong Jon lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Dec 19, 2013, 11:15 AM
Funny that people come on  this site  and complain that they have to drive a couple hours to check ice. Ill be leaving my house at 230am Saturday to get to my spot by 530. Yes I know the ice is good....why.....becaus e I did it last weekend. Its one of the best parts of the ice fishing season for me. To suggest that some of the guys on this topic wouldn't feel bad for another ice fishermans drowning is asinine.  These are all good guys. They just don't want to broadcast the little good ice there is on the internet. Ill tell youwhere tthere's good ice, 3hr north of Rotterdam.  Real nice ice.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Dec 19, 2013, 02:29 PM
Everybody is looking for a handout these days. It isn't just fishermen. But they are up there on the list.   ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Dec 19, 2013, 04:44 PM
Imagine if I posted: "I hope Lake George doesn't freeze this year so everyone stays off OUR lake". ::) ;D All the lakes belong to everyone, post and share what you want if you like, or don't if you don't want to.

Let's get back to the BSing while we're waiting for the big lake to freeze.

It's pretty amazing how many lakers are out there, especially when the start schooling up in late summer. Here's a couple pics from my sonar last August.
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi177.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fw203%2Flgsalmon%2FP82A1221_zpsc2071b05.jpg&hash=d00653a11b5bea3ec01b574474838501)

(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi177.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fw203%2Flgsalmon%2FP82A1220_zps3c442912.jpg&hash=0117243aa6c3725b2fbd087f15e4886a)

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Dec 19, 2013, 04:47 PM
Here's one of my favorite trips from this past season. Max enjoyed himself on the boat last May:
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While John stayed busy catching trout:
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Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Dec 19, 2013, 04:48 PM
those are a nice batch of lakers. The smallies do the same thing in the lake around the same depth. Wherever the Smelt is, thats where the lakers/smallies are...which is lake george usually run 60-120ft given the time of year.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Dec 19, 2013, 04:49 PM
Funny that people come on  this site  and complain that they have to drive a couple hours to check ice. Ill be leaving my house at 230am Saturday to get to my spot by 530. Yes I know the ice is good....why.....becaus e I did it last weekend. Its one of the best parts of the ice fishing season for me. To suggest that some of the guys on this topic wouldn't feel bad for another ice fishermans drowning is asinine.  These are all good guys. They just don't want to broadcast the little good ice there is on the internet. Ill tell youwhere tthere's good ice, 3hr north of Rotterdam.  Real nice ice.

good luck buddy. I expect to get out on the king with ya this year to get some perch or lakers!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Dec 19, 2013, 05:45 PM
As jj said let's get back to lake George BS not the ""truth of our lives"". Saga
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: BCSHANTY on Dec 19, 2013, 06:06 PM
It is just that there are people that post conditions of smaller bodies of water then complain when a large groups show up to fish them or are in thier spot.    I just don't like posting on the open forum for all the 'guest'  who are on here looking for a handout but won't help anyone out them selfs.    I have met and fished with a lot of great guys on here and myself have asked and got info from people.   I just choose to do it through a pm.     Everyone is different

Smart man Jason

Jason
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Dec 19, 2013, 06:11 PM
good luck buddy. I expect to get out on the king with ya this year to get some perch or lakers!

as soon as its frozen ill be there sat and sunday every weekend until its not safe anymore. anytime you want to go im ready.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Dec 20, 2013, 03:52 AM
nice pic looks like the cliffs off of dome. they stickup like wood tough to get them to go some times. @)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Dec 20, 2013, 08:39 AM
as soon as its frozen ill be there sat and sunday every weekend until its not safe anymore. anytime you want to go im ready.

sounds like a plan
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IceNeck9292 on Dec 20, 2013, 09:37 AM
Imagine if I posted: "I hope Lake George doesn't freeze this year so everyone stays off OUR lake". ::) ;D All the lakes belong to everyone, post and share what you want if you like, or don't if you don't want to.

Let's get back to the BSing while we're waiting for the big lake to freeze.

It's pretty amazing how many lakers are out there, especially when the start schooling up in late summer. Here's a couple pics from my sonar last August.
(http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w203/lgsalmon/P82A1221_zpsc2071b05.jpg)

(http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w203/lgsalmon/P82A1220_zps3c442912.jpg)
Higly agree enough crying people.... those a some awesome sonar pics... we had a hood year our self this year... hammerd the bays around hauge and had a very sucessfull summer...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mnt fisher on Dec 28, 2013, 05:08 PM
Cold temps comin now, Hope the bays lock up. :tipup: :tipup: :tipup: :tipup: :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bwlin13 on Dec 28, 2013, 06:41 PM
-16 wed night just what we need  :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bluemountainlaker on Dec 29, 2013, 02:42 AM
I cant wait to start my laker count for the year! and I will be counting by 1s this year.lol  but in all seriousness I hope this year is as good as last year. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Dec 29, 2013, 05:17 AM
combsey had a hell of a start to the season with the lakers hopefully he will post a pic of his monster he had on the end of his line ;D I still wouldn't count it on the laker count for the season though
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Dec 29, 2013, 07:12 AM
If its the laker I'm thinking of .... I can't wait until he breaks it out ... Definitely one for the record books ... Very happy I was there to witness it personally ... Haha
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Barebow on Dec 29, 2013, 09:34 AM
Hey let this ole timer know when it is safe, would like to see how you guys do it, haven't fished lakers in years, would like to catch a nice one before I croak.. Maybe Adktony's golden one comes back legal??  Barebow
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: qbyfisher on Dec 29, 2013, 07:47 PM
I like the look of this week's temperatures jus hope we don't get any more rain or snow..  :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bwlin13 on Jan 02, 2014, 12:34 PM
Anyone up there have any updates wind has been whipping here
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Jan 02, 2014, 12:36 PM
The Web cams showed ice in some of the bays 2 days ago when I looked. Today it was wide open again
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bwlin13 on Jan 02, 2014, 12:40 PM
hopefully the snow will get that water temp down a little more then Friday night should lock it all up if its calm got that lake George itch only a few perch left from last season
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Chase88 on Jan 02, 2014, 12:42 PM
Wind is howling, hoping that after the storm blows through the wind dies. Friday night is supposed to 15 to 20 below, if that wind dies the lake is ready to freeze. It can make a lot of ice if its calm.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: sameoljets on Jan 02, 2014, 01:53 PM
Very windy right now,  its ready to go,  just need calm
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mnt fisher on Jan 02, 2014, 07:30 PM
tomm nite
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Jan 03, 2014, 05:21 AM
samoljets good to see you joined us on the forum. Cant wait to get back up on the King this year now that I have sundays off hopefully you wont be wipped out of fishing every sunday so we can ice that golden again!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Chase88 on Jan 03, 2014, 02:05 PM
Making ice like crazy now....just drove by Million Dollar beach
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: icedpapermouth on Jan 03, 2014, 02:27 PM
I ;D think I have a tear of joy forming
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Iamthenextone34 on Jan 03, 2014, 02:49 PM
just took a ride around the lake steam rolling off of her like crazy. some bays were real windy some nice and calm walked out on basin bay a ways with a spud bar and my auger got out maybe 5/600 feet only about 2-3 inches of real crappy ice that was broken and re froze throughout wind storms. looking good though for a decent freeze tonight, fingers crossed :tipup: :tipup: :tipup: :tipup: :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Jan 03, 2014, 04:05 PM
Wondering how much snow they got up there? the forecast was for up to a foot..that won't help..we got less then I thought we would in albany..the way they react down here u would have thought the sky was falling.but I think we got around 8 or so..hoping they got less up there. will be on it as soon as we have 4 inches on the beds.thanks for any info
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Jan 03, 2014, 04:47 PM
Wondering how much snow they got up there? the forecast was for up to a foot..that won't help..we got less then I thought we would in albany..the way they react down here u would have thought the sky was falling.but I think we got around 8 or so..hoping they got less up there. will be on it as soon as we have 4 inches on the beds.thanks for any info

the snow yesterday doesn't matter …..  it was all open water this morning so any ice being formed will be clear black ice ……      just need calm winds so it can freeze all over   ;)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: icedpapermouth on Jan 03, 2014, 04:47 PM
on the cam on YNN there is no snow on the lake.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Jan 03, 2014, 05:02 PM
Splendid news!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bwlin13 on Jan 03, 2014, 08:25 PM
Just took next fri. sat. and sun. off in hopes to be out by then!!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: CAPTJJ on Jan 03, 2014, 08:54 PM
http://m.poststar.com/news/local/man-falls-through-ice-on-lake-george/article_f641fa88-74c7-11e3-8e0e-001a4bcf887a.html (http://m.poststar.com/news/local/man-falls-through-ice-on-lake-george/article_f641fa88-74c7-11e3-8e0e-001a4bcf887a.html)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: fundad01 on Jan 03, 2014, 09:14 PM
http://m.poststar.com/news/local/man-falls-through-ice-on-lake-george/article_f641fa88-74c7-11e3-8e0e-001a4bcf887a.html (http://m.poststar.com/news/local/man-falls-through-ice-on-lake-george/article_f641fa88-74c7-11e3-8e0e-001a4bcf887a.html)
Glad to hear he was ok.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 03, 2014, 11:27 PM
Glad the dude is ok.
He should have waited just one more day. Hopefully it was an easy lesson learned.
Seems like I hear about one person going for a swim in Dunhams every year.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Jan 04, 2014, 06:07 AM
I know first hand how tricky Dunhams is early ice. Glad to hear he was ok  hopefully he learned a lesson.    Early ice on lake George means bring a spud bar
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Jan 04, 2014, 06:33 AM
Pheeeew glad he's ok personally I'll be waiting until there is closer to 5 inches
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Jan 04, 2014, 07:00 AM
looking at the webcams put a huge smile on my face ;D all I see is ice
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 04, 2014, 07:52 AM
 ;D ;D ;D ;D  can't wait to get out on the big lake,think i here lakers calling my name
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 04, 2014, 07:59 AM
just talked to my buddy we're heading down to spud some holes and see what we have for ice
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Jan 04, 2014, 08:01 AM
just talked to my buddy we're heading down to spud some holes and see what we have for ice
Must be that great minds think alike.  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Chase88 on Jan 04, 2014, 08:14 AM
South Basin is buttoned up.. and there is a guy who didn't read the paper because he is out on Dunham's right now.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Jan 04, 2014, 08:18 AM
South Basin is buttoned up.. and there is a guy who didn't read the paper because he is out on Dunham's right now.
That's what I was waiting to read...still going for a ride though. Thank you sir  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 04, 2014, 08:25 AM
              mealworm, call me w/a report, I'm still taking a ride, my girlfriend and her mother are here from Vt. I'm going to show them the sights, ICE on The King ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Jan 04, 2014, 09:49 AM
Thought that was you bird.     
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Jan 04, 2014, 10:17 AM
Just took a ride. Lake is still wide open north from Diamond Point. Bolton had ice but who knows for how long,pretty good south wind blowing now. There was still open water in parts of Northwest Bay also.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Chase88 on Jan 04, 2014, 10:42 AM
Bird, you are braver than me.. I have been through before and I really didn't care for it.  Those ice eaters at the docks keep that bay pretty churned up.  Pilot Knob side is iced. Hopefully the wind doesn't open too much of it... According to the weather channel it is supposed to get real cold again so hopefully by next week end everything will be good.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 04, 2014, 03:06 PM
guys were fishing basin bay not sure how much ice didnt bother checking also 2" at saw mill bay guys fished it this am,2" in LG village lake is wide open from the north end of long island to pilots knob,pilots knob has 1" and is wide open just north of the knob,huddle bay ice as 2" but ice is soft couldn't get out 10' from shore,harris bay had good 6" till the buoys just past the islands then it changed to about 3" then a bit further out 2" of ice,needs couple ore days imo not worth getting hurt or killed for its still early yet stay safe everyone.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: iceplank on Jan 04, 2014, 03:53 PM
Freakin awesome.you are the man for that!! looking forward to next wknd!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mike304 on Jan 04, 2014, 04:09 PM
I posted this on the conditions board, but figured more people might see it here.
OK Here we go.
Lake George South Basin from MDB North to Canoe island, Including Dunham's,Harris,katskill, and Warner bays is locked up. East side of of Long Island approx 2/3 of the way up the island is frozen over to about Elisabeth island.
From Canoe island north to about Basin bay is open or sketchy.
Basin Bay is locked up and had 6 guys fishing on it as of about 1pm today.
Huddle and Bolton Bays out to Dome island are frozen, but not being fished. Sawmill Bay north to about Bell Point is frozen out to the point of Tongue, then South to Dome. Large open area north and east of Dome and directly east of Dome towards Phelps Island is either open or Sketchy. Pilot Knob is frozen but looks sketchy way out.
Northwest Bay is open in the middle, frozen on either end.
Narrows appear to be locked up but don't know for sure. Narrows North to silver bay(Hulletts Landing) is frozen. Rest of Lake from silver bay to Rogers Rock campground is WIDE open.
I do not know any ice depth. Just reporting what I saw.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Jan 04, 2014, 06:12 PM
It won't be long now
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mercrat on Jan 04, 2014, 07:45 PM
looking good!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JigSchtickGeorge on Jan 04, 2014, 08:15 PM
This all sounds good.  Hopefully there won't be much snow out there!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Pickeralpicker91 on Jan 04, 2014, 08:34 PM
This all sounds good.  Hopefully there won't be much snow out there!

This for sure.  After Sunday we have three days of low single digits at night and teens during the day.  Hopefully that is enough to add a few more inches to the ice. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: rlewis6987 on Jan 05, 2014, 12:46 PM
No idea on thickness , sure its not the smartest thing , but i just saw a few groups out fishing the southern end of the lake today... :tipup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mnt fisher on Jan 05, 2014, 01:22 PM
Fished cotton point this morning, 2 1/2 " pack ice, 22 keepers and a lot of dink perch. bite was on from 7 - 930 after that you had to fight for em and move around. Good to be out this early, Stay safe all.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: older042 on Jan 05, 2014, 03:38 PM
sigh....been waiting awhile made it out of vets park today 2.5 and we were group all the way out made out perfectly
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mikerudy on Jan 05, 2014, 04:03 PM
That's great news, hopefully it only gets better! :icefish: :icefish: :icefish:

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Wheretheperchat? on Jan 05, 2014, 05:32 PM
Went out in vets this afternoon didn't fish it cause it was making some fat guy on thin ice noises, about 3" there. Then went to basin bay fished a couple hours nothing spectacular about 3" there to.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Dr. Honk on Jan 05, 2014, 06:03 PM
Hopefully there will be enough ice off Vets by next weekend. I like fishing that area of LG.

Keep us posted during the week. Thanks
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slabcommander on Jan 06, 2014, 07:45 AM
are they still allowing parking on the road into cotton point??
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: cmart28 on Jan 06, 2014, 07:47 AM
46 and pouring here in bolton,  hopefully there will b some ice left
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fishmon on Jan 06, 2014, 07:51 AM
Wind will be biggest problem. :(
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Jan 06, 2014, 08:05 AM
Anything that is locked up should stay locked up since temps will plummet today ……  in the reports and conditions thread someone said the main lake is locked up??
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jlaclair on Jan 06, 2014, 10:11 AM
awesome, get my marcum this week, look forward to a trip down
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: skitchner on Jan 06, 2014, 10:40 AM
Gonna give it a try this weekend!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Barebow on Jan 06, 2014, 09:13 PM
A friend who has a motel on boon bay sent me a picture this afternoon, the entire center of the lake was wide open with the wind...Barebow    :-\
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: TC5 on Jan 07, 2014, 03:23 AM
3 deg here should help and make it safe.Can't wait to get out there. :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 07, 2014, 03:31 AM
3 deg here should help and make it safe.Can't wait to get out there. :)

              Tomorrow we should be able to get out! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Jan 07, 2014, 04:51 AM
I might just have to take a sick day
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Jan 07, 2014, 05:15 AM
I might just have to take a sick day
just make sure you take tomorrow off to I plan on heading out there somewhere and need a guinea pig to walk out first  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: uglystickjake on Jan 07, 2014, 05:28 AM
Tomorrow looks like a splendid day to be out on the king. ..... Every day is a good day for a sick day ......
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 07, 2014, 05:44 AM
just make sure you take tomorrow off to I plan on heading out there somewhere and need a guinea pig to walk out first  ;D
             Where's your sense of adventure! ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ship of fools on Jan 07, 2014, 06:04 AM
I might just have to take a sick day

i'll meet you if you do  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Jan 07, 2014, 06:05 AM
im fat and still kinda sketched out early ice on the big water lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: EasternCentralNY21 on Jan 07, 2014, 06:47 AM
Oh man the wind is whippin
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Jan 07, 2014, 06:53 AM
Just looking for a good report today I know the wind is whipping good this morning.     I skinny dumb and good at getting out after I go through lol.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jlaclair on Jan 07, 2014, 07:13 AM
Hope its good for next week, should have my new flasher and rod all set up
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pikeman3033 on Jan 07, 2014, 08:28 AM
Anyone ever fish just outside basin bay where the drop off is for lakers? I would like to get into some lakers and salmon this year and thought that might be a good place to start. I've caught lakers off that drop in the fall while smallmouth fishing. Any thoughts?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: jlaclair on Jan 07, 2014, 09:00 AM
Anyone ever fish just outside basin bay where the drop off is for lakers? I would like to get into some lakers and salmon this year and thought that might be a good place to start. I've caught lakers off that drop in the fall while smallmouth fishing. Any thoughts?

ive never fished it but if they are there in summer they are prob there now
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Jan 07, 2014, 01:24 PM
Anybody make it out today.  Wondering how much damage this wind has done
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 07, 2014, 01:43 PM
Anybody make it out today.  Wondering how much damage this wind has done
You should ask that question 17 times on the reports and conditions thread instead man.
Kidding kidding kidding.  ;D
I'm debating whether or not I should take Thursday off this week to fish and/ or sleep in after poker night.  ;D
For the regulars I fish with: Hit me up if you want to buddy up for a 3/4 day on Thursday. I'll try to work some magic with the bossman. 
This is far easier than blanket texts!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Chase88 on Jan 07, 2014, 02:36 PM
The wind has opened a good hunk north of French Mt and south of Dome. Hopefully it is calm tonight.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Benfishin on Jan 07, 2014, 03:08 PM
Took this at 1:30 today from Vet's park. No sign of open water all the way to Tongue. MT
(https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-S-BEpQr6zIg/UsxpSwPZbjI/AAAAAAAAKL0/kVRQgLt2Hj8/s720/IMG_0084.JPG)

Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Benfishin on Jan 07, 2014, 03:14 PM
Here is another pic from Vets
(https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-LB7dpvPuivg/UsxuWtbnbNI/AAAAAAAAKNc/MGlSpdH3Iu4/s720/IMG_0087.JPG)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Pickeralpicker91 on Jan 07, 2014, 03:16 PM
Any updates on Harris bay?  I'm planning on heading out on Thursday and praying for 4+ inches.  If less than 3 1/2 I'm turning around.  Look for the blue clam shanty and the two guys walking on their tip toes lol.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 07, 2014, 03:18 PM
Thank you for posting those pics man!
Was there no one out fishing?  ???
I'm hoping to get a ways beyond that dark line this weekend.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mnt fisher on Jan 07, 2014, 03:30 PM
Drove by harris at 2, No one fishing there.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Pickeralpicker91 on Jan 07, 2014, 03:38 PM
Drove by harris at 2, No one fishing there.
:-\.  Thank you for the update.  Hopefully the rest of today and tomorrow will put some more ice on it. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Benfishin on Jan 07, 2014, 03:48 PM
Only saw a few guys off MDB.. just too windy. There was still a lot of open water from Bolton south to Diamond point but the Northwest bay is locked up tight. How thick... I don't know..
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Jan 07, 2014, 05:33 PM
I take it the area around Pilots knob and Phelps island is wide open still?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 07, 2014, 05:47 PM
Only saw a few guys off MDB.. just too windy. There was still a lot of open water from Bolton south to Diamond point but the Northwest bay is locked up tight. How thick... I don't know..
Thank you for the reports man.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: reddog11 on Jan 07, 2014, 05:55 PM
Anyone ever fish just outside basin bay where the drop off is for lakers? I would like to get into some lakers and salmon this year and thought that might be a good place to start. I've caught lakers off that drop in the fall while smallmouth fishing. Any thoughts?
Don`t waste your time trying for salmon. DEC stocks the salmon too small, and the lakers eat most of them. The King hasn`t been a good salmon fishery in 20 years. It is a prime laker lake though. You can pretty much catch lakers anywhere on the King. My buddy caught a nice 31" in 12 feet through the ice last year. The King is infested with lakers. :)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice tripper on Jan 07, 2014, 06:35 PM
Nice pics Benfishin.can't wait till thursday :icefish: ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Jan 07, 2014, 06:37 PM
Thank you for posting those pics man!
Was there no one out fishing?  ???
I'm hoping to get a ways beyond that dark line this weekend.

just may see me out there slyr...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Fontona19 on Jan 07, 2014, 07:08 PM
Nice pics Benfishin.can't wait till thursday :icefish: ;D


Yup yup.  ;)  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mealworm on Jan 07, 2014, 07:11 PM
You should ask that question 17 times on the reports and conditions thread instead man.
Kidding kidding kidding.  ;D
I'm debating whether or not I should take Thursday off this week to fish and/ or sleep in after poker night.  ;D
For the regulars I fish with: Hit me up if you want to buddy up for a 3/4 day on Thursday. I'll try to work some magic with the bossman. 
This is far easier than blanket texts!
mite be able to meet up in the afternoon,depends how work goes
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pieman1998 on Jan 08, 2014, 05:07 AM
how the ice wife going satday
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: DShooo on Jan 08, 2014, 07:38 AM
Thank you for posting those pics man!
Was there no one out fishing?  ???
I'm hoping to get a ways beyond that dark line this weekend.



Same here!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bassinbrian_on_ice on Jan 08, 2014, 11:03 AM
Only saw a few guys off MDB.. just too windy. There was still a lot of open water from Bolton south to Diamond point but the Northwest bay is locked up tight. How thick... I don't know..

Is MDB holding up after the winds ... Anybody else been out there ?
Just curious how much it built (or lost) there.

I'm 1.5hrs away


Thanks guys !
BB
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 08, 2014, 11:48 AM
Is MDB holding up after the winds ... Anybody else been out there ?
Just curious how much it built (or lost) there.

I'm 1.5hrs away


Thanks guys !
BB
A buddy of mine is texting me from MDB right now.  ;D I don't know where exactly, but he's telling me 5 inches. 1 slimy pickeral is all so far. 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bassinbrian_on_ice on Jan 08, 2014, 01:04 PM
A buddy of mine is texting me from MDB right now.  ;D I don't know where exactly, but he's telling me 5 inches. 1 slimy pickeral is all so far.

Thanks for the info Slayer !
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: adktony on Jan 08, 2014, 01:09 PM
Drove around the South basin today with guys out on mdb and Harris bay ice ended in katskill and was open water past fort Ann beach pretty rough water out there though
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 08, 2014, 01:23 PM
Thanks for the info Slayer !
Just don't confuse the blood around the holes for successful fishing.
He isn't catching anything to speak of. But sent me a pic of a nice auger gash in his hand.  :P Ouch!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: MikeVT on Jan 08, 2014, 01:40 PM
Anyone been by Huletts or Blair's Bay?? 
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mikerudy on Jan 08, 2014, 02:18 PM
Just don't confuse the blood around the holes for successful fishing.
He isn't catching anything to speak of. But sent me a pic of a nice auger gash in his hand.  :P Ouch!
Been there done that! Ouch, you said it :icefish: :icefish: :icefish:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: bassinbrian_on_ice on Jan 08, 2014, 02:41 PM
Just don't confuse the blood around the holes for successful fishing.
He isn't catching anything to speak of. But sent me a pic of a nice auger gash in his hand.  :P Ouch!


DOH !
Ouch in deed  :P   
I have also done that, and man it will not heal in the freezing cold.  Looks like a crime scene.


Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Jan 08, 2014, 03:59 PM
if the winds killing it now whats going to happen this weekend with warm and rain. was planning Oneida on Friday if I get it off  might have to do the king instead before its gone. anyone know how far out the ice at mdb was going. could I make the hike to deep water?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mnt fisher on Jan 08, 2014, 04:28 PM
Im hitting the King tomm, Next week looking like a hard water nightmare.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Jan 08, 2014, 06:28 PM
Man with everyone heading out tomorrow and me stuck at work and the weather report.   Not good for me.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: beaver1080 on Jan 08, 2014, 06:35 PM
Man with everyone heading out tomorrow and me stuck at work and the weather report.   Not good for me.

you look at little sick jason    ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lockdown199 on Jan 08, 2014, 06:57 PM
Hello I have to call in sick for today.....reason...... can't see.....say again you can't see.....yeah I can't see myself coming in.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Jan 08, 2014, 07:11 PM
I like that one.     But I used one like that for next Friday lol.    Told them I'm coming down with the "I'm taking a long weekend bug".    I get that a lot in the winter time
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Jan 08, 2014, 07:31 PM
I feel your pain Jason.  I might be getting sick myself between now and Saturday.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: pa ice swimmer on Jan 08, 2014, 07:40 PM
Yo Kory! we'll be up Feb 6 to 9, anual trip for lakers, need another lesson? lol
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Jan 08, 2014, 07:42 PM
Things slowed way down for me at work. Last week they tell us they will be taking volunteers to take off early and cut some hours. I went weak in the knees and almost hit the floor. My boss looked at me and laughed and said yes go ice fishing. I'm not worried about the slow down it happens every year and come spring were so busy I don't see daylight if I don't want to with unlimited ot. So I welcome the time off at a perfect time of year. With that said, I'm not sure I want to risk it on lake George just yet to get to laker waters. I might, but I also might go after eyes agian.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Jan 08, 2014, 08:29 PM
ahh damnit. I was planning on taking a buddy laker fishing for his first time next weekend.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: tankdelivers on Jan 08, 2014, 11:17 PM
Figures, I get all set up for Lakers and now Mother nature wants to throw wind and rain this weekend.  She better get her crap together!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: brfoos on Jan 09, 2014, 01:31 AM
I agree
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mike304 on Jan 09, 2014, 06:52 AM
Only saw a few guys off MDB.. just too windy. There was still a lot of open water from Bolton south to Diamond point but the Northwest bay is locked up tight. How thick... I don't know..
Can't be too much on NW Bay, It was mostly open water Sunday.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: mike304 on Jan 09, 2014, 06:56 AM
Anyone been by Huletts or Blair's Bay??
Hullets was locked up Saturday afternoon, that's the last I saw of it.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: prchslyr on Jan 09, 2014, 07:25 AM
I started trying to drum up a good angle to take today off on Monday.
Yesterday the boss passed the buck to fire someone on Friday. Lucky me!
Without thinking I said, "Well... do you mind if I take Thursday off to unwind before I do the deed?"
SOLD!!!
Of course. I slept in.  ;D
I'll be punching my 1st holes in the Queen in an hour or so.  ;D
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: dwaytkus on Jan 09, 2014, 07:51 AM
What's the update on vets park ice?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: IcefisherSteve on Jan 09, 2014, 04:23 PM
What's the update on vets park ice?
5-6" and less as you go out. Few pressure ridges. Kinda sketchy feeling walking over it, you can see open water through the cracks and ice moves some....Ice was making a ton of noise, cracking and moving a bit but overall good clear 5-6" of ice. If anyone heads out in the dark be very very careful. Walk out straight a ways then go to the left.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: 5watchman5 on Jan 09, 2014, 04:35 PM
Things slowed way down for me at work. Last week they tell us they will be taking volunteers to take off early and cut some hours. I went weak in the knees and almost hit the floor. My boss looked at me and laughed and said yes go ice fishing. I'm not worried about the slow down it happens every year and come spring were so busy I don't see daylight if I don't want to with unlimited ot. So I welcome the time off at a perfect time of year. With that said, I'm not sure I want to risk it on lake George just yet to get to laker waters. I might, but I also might go after eyes agian.
What's that?  Did you say you need another lesson?  Lol.  You guys sure did a good job.  A 31 incher wasn't too bad for a first Laker was it?
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lakerdave on Jan 09, 2014, 04:38 PM
Nope 31 is big . My first one was 31 inches .still haven't Been able to beat it
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice tripper on Jan 09, 2014, 04:46 PM
Made it out to paulists fathers this morning walked out from mdb.6inches solid black ice.alot of popping and cracking this morning enough to get the heart pumping.caught my pb of a laker 28 1/2(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1348.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fp730%2Fjkjr613%2F7a861bd3-24d4-44f1-a160-13098c25695f_zpsdfc7604d.jpg%7Eoriginal&hash=ef72de8a8b8ab17ab89a09303dc1546c) (http://s1348.photobucket.com/user/jkjr613/media/7a861bd3-24d4-44f1-a160-13098c25695f_zpsdfc7604d.jpg.html)had a great time fishing with fontana19(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1348.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fp730%2Fjkjr613%2Fe4bceadf-cdc9-454c-985d-f8b3d374d11c_zpscffe6439.jpg%7Eoriginal&hash=3cf0c842414eb9c5d67ba2854e59c3e7) (http://s1348.photobucket.com/user/jkjr613/media/e4bceadf-cdc9-454c-985d-f8b3d374d11c_zpscffe6439.jpg.html)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Jan 09, 2014, 04:49 PM
Nice job guys...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice tripper on Jan 09, 2014, 04:49 PM
Here's one that did not want to go backdown the hole.hung out for a couple of minutes(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1348.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fp730%2Fjkjr613%2Fe3f8fc5b-655a-4015-be09-e01cbbf733e4_zps70824860.jpg%7Eoriginal&hash=096ab915830e04d253ab13686371e552) (http://s1348.photobucket.com/user/jkjr613/media/e3f8fc5b-655a-4015-be09-e01cbbf733e4_zps70824860.jpg.html)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice tripper on Jan 09, 2014, 04:56 PM
Here's a couple of little Fatties(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1348.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fp730%2Fjkjr613%2Fd5133ba1-82f6-4da8-bae5-de6a15043041_zps45bde22e.jpg%7Eoriginal&hash=6d571cee44c8321cb7e5aaf0322513a9) (http://s1348.photobucket.com/user/jkjr613/media/d5133ba1-82f6-4da8-bae5-de6a15043041_zps45bde22e.jpg.html)(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1348.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fp730%2Fjkjr613%2F6292c7e2-3add-4be4-bab3-7fe13d2ed6dc_zps2975b7a8.jpg%7Eoriginal&hash=3575e1d5c5aaf7fea6ea4c4b1f8c6d6f) (http://s1348.photobucket.com/user/jkjr613/media/6292c7e2-3add-4be4-bab3-7fe13d2ed6dc_zps2975b7a8.jpg.html)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice tripper on Jan 09, 2014, 05:04 PM
Thanks dacker
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: slipbob on Jan 09, 2014, 05:10 PM
Nice lakers guys :tipup:  That ice should hold up no problem through the weekend and the temps look OK next week.    Don't tell me bigredonice was at work while all this laker jigging was going on :o
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: combsey on Jan 09, 2014, 05:11 PM
Nice job guys I hoping to make it out there Sunday morning for a few.   
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice tripper on Jan 09, 2014, 05:15 PM
Nice lakers guys :tipup:  That ice should hold up no problem through the weekend and the temps look OK next week.    Don't tell me bigredonice was at work while all this laker jigging was going on :o
Hey slipbob how ya doin,no bigred was not at work he's sick. :sick:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Jan 09, 2014, 05:20 PM
Great fish and pics! Congrats on your success!

Mike
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice tripper on Jan 09, 2014, 05:23 PM
Thanks Jager.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Dr. Honk on Jan 09, 2014, 05:24 PM
Nice job on the lakers
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: FREEP82 on Jan 09, 2014, 05:30 PM
Nice lakers!!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 09, 2014, 05:33 PM
             Jon ny and I went out on the King today, I had lots of flags and caught 2 pickerel 24.5"& 25.5" and 2 bass. Jon got some perch, not a great day for the perch fisherman.

 (https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1214.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fcc483%2FADKSPORTSMAN%2FIMG_0835.jpg&hash=5ce89e2e9b52b30c6265b1a84194df85) (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/ADKSPORTSMAN/media/IMG_0835.jpg.html)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1214.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fcc483%2FADKSPORTSMAN%2FIMG_0833.jpg&hash=d31d07dece667bb3c60a14ac135f8052) (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/ADKSPORTSMAN/media/IMG_0833.jpg.html)
(https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi1214.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fcc483%2FADKSPORTSMAN%2FIMG_0832.jpg&hash=a21a7afbc78b8c391ada70479dd3eec7) (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/ADKSPORTSMAN/media/IMG_0832.jpg.html)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: JAGER61 on Jan 09, 2014, 05:35 PM
Nice Toothy's Jeff! Great colors!

MK
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ICE WANDERER on Jan 09, 2014, 05:35 PM

           Nice Lakers Ice Tripper!
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: wec on Jan 09, 2014, 05:36 PM
Nice fish guy's.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: Raquettedacker on Jan 09, 2014, 05:37 PM
Nice job Jeff and Jon...
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: ice tripper on Jan 09, 2014, 05:44 PM
Hey thanks ice wanderer.nice catch on those pickerel :icefish: :icefish:
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: perchslappinmy on Jan 09, 2014, 05:47 PM
Nice fish guys..of course it's gonna be a downpour Saturday when I get a chance to go  ::)
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Jan 09, 2014, 05:50 PM
with it being close to 50 and raining on Saturday would one be crazy to venture out there? rain doesn't bother me, I have a raincoat and I know how to use it. But melting ice beneath my feet does scare me. a lot. looking for some input from those of you who know that lake better then I do????
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: lakerdave on Jan 09, 2014, 05:52 PM
Nice pics guys . I can't wait to get out on the king again . Only made it out one time last year .
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: SSmokinn SS on Jan 09, 2014, 06:04 PM
with it being close to 50 and raining on Saturday would one be crazy to venture out there? rain doesn't bother me, I have a raincoat and I know how to use it. But melting ice beneath my feet does scare me. a lot. looking for some input from those of you who know that lake better then I do????

you should be alright. The ice doesnt melt as fast as you think from the rain. Its the water level that raises and cracks the ice along the banks.
Title: Re: LAKE GEORGE BS THREAD
Post by: step2jimi on Jan 09, 2014, 06:06 PM