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Offline Buck41

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #30 on: Jan 20, 2019, 08:44 PM »
Anytime I want ;D
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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #31 on: Jan 21, 2019, 10:33 AM »
Anytime I want ;D
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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #32 on: Jan 21, 2019, 10:56 AM »
I can be selective, so usually don't go fishing unless it is warmer than 10 below 0 F, above 0 F is even better.  I don't like much wind at those temps as I prefer not to use a shelter unless I am really getting bored (like today) and am forced into it.

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #33 on: Jan 21, 2019, 11:31 AM »
I like to think about 3 times per week, but in reality it probably comes out to about once a week. But my ice season is normally the end of November to beginning of April.

Offline lowaccord66

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #34 on: Jan 21, 2019, 06:33 PM »
Usually every weekend from Nov 29th to April 1.  By the end of the season I am ready for open water!

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #35 on: Jan 22, 2019, 04:23 PM »
Unfortunately only get to fish every other weekend due to my wife working And me staying home worth the little ones.

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #36 on: Mar 19, 2019, 08:08 PM »
Even though it is one of my favorite activities, I only get out a few times each year -- an overnight plus 3-6 additional days.  If I were retired and still mobile that number might double.  We have lots of family stuff going on, volunteer work, and *gasp* other hobbies.  With early ice in maybe mid-December on a good year, and a self-imposed season end at Presidents Day, it's not a bad number.  I probably don't have the energy for more than 2 trips/week.

If I can get my few trips in with at least one overnight and one or two fishing dates with the wife, then like Cowboy I'm happy.
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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #37 on: Mar 19, 2019, 11:20 PM »
My schedule with work being seasonal, allows me to get out however it's not always that easy with life getting in the way. Did have an interesting year with licenses in NJ, Penn, NH and Wisconsin so far this year so I'm pretty satisfied with my winter of 2018- 2019 so far. Open water is a little tough, as much as possible, but my favorite is drilling! Would be out 4-5 days if possible.

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #38 on: Mar 19, 2019, 11:55 PM »
Fishing is high on my priority list but not higher than investing or saving. So I budget 1 trip a week because I have a long drive. Then kids stuff gets in the way, wife stuff, family stuff. Some day I will move to where I can fish for 3 hours a day, 7 days a week. Or duck hunt 3 hours a day, 7 days a week. That will be ok.
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Offline Jgbooboo

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #39 on: Nov 07, 2019, 09:34 PM »
About 10 times a year

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #40 on: Nov 08, 2019, 12:53 AM »
Ice fishing, usually a couple times a week.
Not ice fishing, I take my boat out about 3-4 times a week depending on the conditions.

I've went twice this week so far and will be going Saturday also  :P

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #41 on: Nov 08, 2019, 06:48 AM »
Every weekend usually.
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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #42 on: Nov 08, 2019, 06:58 AM »
I try to get out once a week, family doesnt always allow that with kids sports and stuff. Every weekend is spent on the ski slopes for the kids, as long as the wife doesnt mind taking them one day by herself, im fishing. My daughter gets her license in a few days, that may really help me out lol.

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #43 on: Nov 08, 2019, 07:19 AM »
I live on the southern end of the ice fishing area. I go any time I can get away and the ice will hold me.  Unfortunately some years that is only a few times. Last several years I have went at least 3 times a week.
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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #44 on: Nov 08, 2019, 07:24 AM »
 3 days a week, it would be more if I didn't have drive so far to where I like to fish. I vote to move all non fishing related family gathers until ice out.

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #45 on: Nov 08, 2019, 07:40 AM »
Not as much as I wanted the last two years... hoping to average 1-2 times a week this upcoming season.
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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #46 on: Nov 08, 2019, 07:49 AM »
Not enough..im almost a weekend warrior now.

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #47 on: Nov 08, 2019, 09:37 AM »
I fish 100-120 days /year. Of that prolly 40 days is ice fishing. Thats with a full time job and a wife. My retirement day is Dec. 20th, so I plan on fishing a bit more. ;)
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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #48 on: Nov 08, 2019, 10:14 AM »
 
 Average  4 days a week
 

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #49 on: Nov 08, 2019, 11:05 AM »
Maybe 12 times a year for open water and about 1-2 times a week during ice season with a couple 4 day long trips north mixed in as well. I am in central Iowa and usually donít get much ice fishing in until after the first of the year due to my work being so busy toward the end of the year. From January on I go every chance I get because some years we donít have good ice for very long.

Offline Sylvanboat

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #50 on: Nov 08, 2019, 11:10 AM »
Not as often as I'd like.

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #51 on: Nov 08, 2019, 11:24 AM »
I would say I usually get out 15 - 20 times per hardwater season.....Last season being the exception, I was not able to get out at all.....We had a lot on our plate September 2018 thru March 2019 when we made the decision to build a new house & move away from our hometown.....That ended up taking about 3 months longer than expected because of the weather & other minor delays.....The fact that I didn't get out was purely by choice as I could have went & got my gear out of storage.....All in all, quality of life is much better now & I'm looking forward to getting back on the hardwater this season !!
        

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #52 on: Nov 08, 2019, 11:27 AM »
I fish 100-120 days /year. Of that prolly 40 days is ice fishing. Thats with a full time job and a wife. My retirement day is Dec. 20th, so I plan on fishing a bit more. ;)

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #53 on: Nov 08, 2019, 11:29 AM »
Retirement blowout party on the ice?
 
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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #54 on: Nov 08, 2019, 11:52 AM »
5-6 days a week each morning.  Sometimes every morning.  So lucky to only work the afternoon/evenings.

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #55 on: Nov 08, 2019, 05:20 PM »
It all depends on the weather.  Being retired I can be selective as to when I fish.  No more super windy or sleety days for me.

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #56 on: Nov 08, 2019, 05:54 PM »
Everyday I feel like it. Winter layoff. I love seasonal work
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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #57 on: Nov 08, 2019, 08:18 PM »
5-6 times a week, virtually every week ice is good

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #58 on: Nov 09, 2019, 10:10 AM »
Once per week, on Saturdays.

That's about all I need. I like sitting on the couch and relaxing on Sundays..

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Re: How often do you get out?
« Reply #59 on: Nov 09, 2019, 10:21 AM »
Not enough
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