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Offline Seamonkey84

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Bring on the ice!
« on: Aug 07, 2018, 06:26 PM »
Iím really hating this heat and humidity. I canít wait for fall and winter to roll around. Reminds me to get the flasher battery topped off, and maybe change some line on some jig rods.

Offline csiacd78

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #1 on: Aug 09, 2018, 06:13 AM »
You beat me to this post! Right now is skip hunting and get those ponds skimming over ha ha

Offline Seamonkey84

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #2 on: Aug 09, 2018, 07:13 PM »
I do prefer fishing over hunting, but I donít want to skip it all together. I mostly hunt small game, since I donít have the patience or freezer space for deer. Though surprise surprise, since I started squirrel hunting, Iíve walked up on more deer than Iíve ever seen waiting for one. Then there some fall fishing before the freeze up. All in anticipation of putting the boat away and just walking out across the pond or lake.

Offline Chris338378

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #3 on: Aug 10, 2018, 08:14 AM »
I'm with you in hating this heat and humidity.  I can't wait until to get out ice fishing but I don't want to rush through the hunting season.

Offline filetandrelease

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #4 on: Aug 10, 2018, 09:06 AM »
I to am no fan of the heat , but there is lots of good fishing to be done before winter sets in , my gear is ready when it gets here 🙂 , , I do miss hunting  😔
 

Offline walpy

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #5 on: Aug 13, 2018, 11:50 AM »
Cannot wait for the ice!

Offline Seamonkey84

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #6 on: Aug 13, 2018, 11:58 AM »
My new toy should be arriving today. Iíll be using it for open water first but I canít wait to see it in action under the ice.

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #7 on: Aug 13, 2018, 12:23 PM »
My new toy should be arriving today. Iíll be using it for open water first but I canít wait to see it in action under the ice.

Camera??

Offline Seamonkey84

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #8 on: Aug 13, 2018, 02:37 PM »
Camera??
No, already have a small camera, they arenít that useful to be honest. I got silly and ordered the panoptix  ;D

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #9 on: Aug 13, 2018, 03:17 PM »
No, already have a small camera, they aren’t that useful to be honest. I got silly and ordered the panoptix  ;D

Sweet! Hope it's as awesome as it looks in the videos!

Offline woodchip

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #10 on: Aug 18, 2018, 04:52 PM »
Saw a skim of ice this morn.!!!!!

Offline walpy

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #11 on: Aug 20, 2018, 07:48 AM »
Saw a skim of ice this morn.!!!!!

Same but only cuz my fridge was set too low :(

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #12 on: Aug 27, 2018, 04:10 PM »
That was my sighting top of ice cube tray. wish Montana's weather was here today

Offline gola yona

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #13 on: Aug 28, 2018, 10:10 AM »
Reels are spooled up, plastics are stocked up, auger blades sharp. Now we wait for the snow to fly and the mercury to drop.
 Lets do this!
Tight lines

Offline jacksmelt71

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #14 on: Sep 11, 2018, 07:29 PM »
had a good frost 2 nights ago. was 30f at 520am.
FISH HARDWATER OR DIE TRYING!!!

Offline stickbait

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #15 on: Oct 27, 2018, 02:10 PM »
Getting closer. Out this am crappie fishing, and it started to snow.

Offline Seamonkey84

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #16 on: Oct 27, 2018, 02:15 PM »
I had skim ice on a bucket of water on my porch yesterday  ;D

Offline 9huskies

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #17 on: Oct 27, 2018, 09:53 PM »
The small ponds had a skin of ice yesterday. There's 2" of fresh snow on top of that now but with rain and 40į all next week it won't last. I still expect this to be my shortest off season from ice fishing.

Offline clamfarmer

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #18 on: Oct 28, 2018, 08:11 AM »
New Eskimo 10Ē, New line on my rods, even changing the main line on my tip-ups after 30 years...Should be the LAST time I do that.. haha.. The last auger too!  hehehe. Bought a trailer that I can put my wheeler on. A few new lures. Found a place with BIG worm free yellow perch close to home. Gonna get my deer and get tooled up enough to just turn the key on the truck and head Ďer!!  :icefish: :icefish: :icefish:
"You canít buy happiness, but you can buy fishing gear and thatís kind of the same thing.Ē 



Offline Seamonkey84

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Re: Bring on the ice!
« Reply #19 on: Oct 28, 2018, 01:31 PM »
Iíve got a a couple rods for togue, only have one reel set up so far. Still looking for deals on some reels that will hold at least 100yds of 10lb line. Iíve been playing with the panoptix from my boat, itís a whole new experience looking at the sonar now.

 



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