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Offline SalmonAndStriper Stalker

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not to much activity
« on: Feb 24, 2018, 01:21 PM »
doesnt seem to be much activity on the site anymore. has most people thrown in the towel?

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #1 on: Feb 24, 2018, 01:41 PM »
doesnt seem to be much activity on the site anymore. has most people thrown in the towel?

Or they are fishing, ;D
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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #2 on: Feb 24, 2018, 01:46 PM »
Pretty quiet on MFF
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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #3 on: Feb 24, 2018, 01:54 PM »
Mid-day weekends tend to be slow on here. People out fishing.

Iíd say half have packed it in, half are out there having one last go at it.

Iím going out Sunday/Monday and then putting the gear in the basement

Offline SalmonAndStriper Stalker

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #4 on: Feb 24, 2018, 01:58 PM »
i mean a month ago there would be like 10 threads with activity each day and now there are only a few posts each day

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #5 on: Feb 24, 2018, 02:07 PM »
i mean a month ago there would be like 10 threads with activity each day and now there are only a few posts each day

Yeah, people packing it in

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #6 on: Feb 24, 2018, 03:06 PM »
It's open water for me . Every thing is open . Giving it a. Go tomorrow .
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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #7 on: Feb 24, 2018, 03:18 PM »
im pulling out the rods now. have just enough open water at my favorite pond to float a shiner under a bobber. caught some really big pickeral last year right after ice out.

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #8 on: Feb 24, 2018, 03:25 PM »
im pulling out the rods now. have just enough open water at my favorite pond to float a shiner under a bobber. caught some really big pickeral last year right after ice out.
Good luck I'll be posting on Mff
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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #9 on: Feb 24, 2018, 03:27 PM »
Good luck I'll be posting on Mff
i will be doing the same. may also try for some preseason lakers.

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #10 on: Feb 24, 2018, 03:59 PM »
i will be doing the same. may also try for some preseason lakers.

Ditto

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #11 on: Feb 24, 2018, 05:23 PM »
I was icing some lakers today.

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #12 on: Feb 24, 2018, 05:25 PM »
I was icing some lakers today.
Going to try for one in mass. got a couple around this time last year.

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #13 on: Feb 24, 2018, 06:35 PM »
Going to try for one in mass. got a couple around this time last year.

I don't see why not!  Good luck.

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #14 on: Feb 24, 2018, 08:46 PM »
Lakers in MA through the ice? Or even open water this time of year that are legal to fish for?

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #15 on: Feb 24, 2018, 08:55 PM »
Lakers in MA through the ice? Or even open water this time of year that are legal to fish for?

There is at least one place in MA to catch them legally year round (except thru the ice, no ice fishing allowed there).

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #16 on: Feb 24, 2018, 10:04 PM »
https://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/index.php?topic=345984.msg3681801#msg3681801

The decline in use this year was much steeper than previous years. 

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #17 on: Feb 24, 2018, 10:36 PM »
Lakers in MA through the ice? Or even open water this time of year that are legal to fish for?
There are 2 possible places to catch lakers out of season legaly. one is only open water and a okay chance at getting one. then there is another place that is a long shot but you could possibly get one through the ice there

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #18 on: Feb 25, 2018, 06:49 AM »
I dont post much... But I am still fishing. i was out Friday and Saturday. Skunked on Friday and 2 MEH yellows yesterday in Pittsfield. Id be going back out next week too if my wife didnt have other plans for my spare time (unemployed - looking). I had a hell of season not working, I fished over 25 times, over 100 hours on ice.
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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #19 on: Feb 25, 2018, 08:23 AM »
I remember one now, but can't think of the other...

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #20 on: Feb 25, 2018, 10:26 AM »
I remember one now, but can't think of the other...

The ice one is probably Quinnsig, where Mass wildlife confirmed one laker was taken thru the about three years ago.
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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #21 on: Feb 25, 2018, 10:57 AM »
 There are a few more places actually I've heard of Lakers being caught.  Nashua river is one of them as it spills out to the Merrimack some deep holes and cold spots in there and therefore theoretically any tributary of Nashua or Merrimack could have them. Same goes of walleyes.  The other is the fly fishing only section of the swift, just below the dam and pump house. That water in 30 degrees in the hottest days of the summer.  In reality there are plenty of streams ponds that connect to quabbin and wachusett that could potentially hold Lakers. The odds are relatively low. Laker fishing gets old once you catch enough under 4 or 5 lbs then you start wondering where the big ones are... The truth is just sitting lazily on the bottom.  I am willing to bet that rogue Laker out of quinsig was someone playing mass wildlife and dumping a small one in there.

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #22 on: Feb 25, 2018, 11:16 AM »
I was out Monday on a foot of brackish water black ice.
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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #23 on: Feb 25, 2018, 11:25 AM »
The ice one is probably Quinnsig, where Mass wildlife confirmed one laker was taken thru the about three years ago.

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #24 on: Feb 25, 2018, 11:49 AM »
Bucket biologist
saw a trout come out of one of my favorite warmwater ponds this year. absolutely no stocking occurs here and is not connected to anything.

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #25 on: Feb 25, 2018, 11:50 AM »
The ice one is probably Quinnsig, where Mass wildlife confirmed one laker was taken thru the about three years ago.
not quinsig but i have seen people throw them in there

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #26 on: Feb 25, 2018, 12:05 PM »
out 8 hours yesterday, only 2 dink darts. 7" of ice
probably head back monday

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #27 on: Feb 25, 2018, 01:04 PM »
Just drove down the Bartonís access on way back from grocery store... huts are still out there and ice is tight to shore. If the rain stops I might go spud around a bit and see whatís left of it.
Amount of water sitting on top makes me think thereís good ice down there still.

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #28 on: Feb 25, 2018, 07:22 PM »
Great Divide did a tap takeover around here.  They brought their discontinued Barrel Aged Mexican Hot Chocolate Yeti.  It is arguably the next best thing than walking on water.

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Re: not to much activity
« Reply #29 on: Feb 25, 2018, 07:57 PM »
Espresso oak aged yeti is one of my favorite beers
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