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    For kings and other big fish I love my Dexter...

    For kings and other big fish I love my Dexter Russel 12" cimeter. I also use a wusthof 8"fillet knife for finer cuts and for removing the skin. it works very well on smaller fish like steeheads as...
  2. Mark,Sent you a PM. Will get exact price from ...

    Mark,Sent you a PM. Will get exact price from post office and get back to you today. Thanks John R.
  3. "Great lakes fisherman" and "Great lakes angler" Magazines

    FREE,

    Cleaning up my books and magazines. I have 1987-1991 5 years of the original Great lakes fisherman (before great lakes angler).
    also have 2002- 2017 16 years of Great lakes Angler mags....
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    Humming bird sonar help 787 model

    A buddy of mine bought a few used Cannon Mag 20 down riggers, and included in the package deal was a New in the box LC 787C2-I Hummingbird sonar unit.
    Im not sure how old this sonar is although I...
  5. Thread: respooling

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    In the spring I will run a 12lb leader with...

    In the spring I will run a 12lb leader with spoons if the fish seem fussy although I seem to do as well just running my normal 15lb line.
    All my flies are rigged on 50lb test mono I feel that I get...
  6. Thread: respooling

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    30lb Berkley Big Game for the majority of my...

    30lb Berkley Big Game for the majority of my reels as it helps reduce the flea build up problems. When spring rolls around I keep a few reels with 15lb big game on board.
    In all my years of...
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    Ryan, Don't want to hijack this thread but, I...

    Ryan, Don't want to hijack this thread but, I think photo bucket came to their senses as I read on their site that they now only charge $99.00 dollars a year for "Non! Professional members" and are...
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    Photo sharing sites

    Now that Photobucket wants almost $400 per year for the ability to post pictures to message boards on other sites (3rd party hosting) they won't be getting it from me.
    Looking for info on which...
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    Oops, meant to say Point breeze to the east not...

    Oops, meant to say Point breeze to the east not the west
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    I might be biased as its my home port but I think...

    I might be biased as its my home port but I think Olcott NY is one of the best ports on the lake.It is in close proximity to other great ports like the Niagara bar and Wilson both to the west and the...
  11. Thread: Lake Ontario

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    Just got back home today from two weeks of...

    Just got back home today from two weeks of fishing on lake Ontario.We fish the western end out of Olcott (a long way from Mexico).but the program is the same.Riggers, wire divers with flasher and...
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    I run four riggers with 12lb Torpedo weights that...

    I run four riggers with 12lb Torpedo weights that I bought years ago from Atomik.they have much less blowback than round balls and are pretty similar in performance to the sharks.
    As Sea Cat...
  13. Thanks guys I appreciate the info. sorry for the...

    Thanks guys I appreciate the info. sorry for the delay I was away from my computer for a few days.
    Ditto the good service with the T8 Yamaha.
    I also run the T8 Yamaha high thrust on my 23 Seacraft...
  14. 25 hp mercury 4 stroke mid 2000's good or bad?

    Need a repower on my 16' starcraft that I use for small lakes at home when im not on the big pond.
    We have a large reservoir with a good population of landlock salmon and lake trout but you can only...
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    Dual hook tournament rigs with a VMC black needle...

    Dual hook tournament rigs with a VMC black needle point treble in #1 or 1/0 size with a 4/0 red Gamakatsu ahead of it works good for me.
    Lost fish are a rarity.
  16. Thread: Tachometer

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    Not sure if this helps or what kind of power you...

    Not sure if this helps or what kind of power you have but,I have to replace the distributor cap ever other year (and sometimes more often) on my 350 mercruiser with the thunderbolt ignition.
    It...
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    For me on the west end of lake Ontario Black...

    For me on the west end of lake Ontario Black just seems to outfish every other color.We've run other colors but Black far out fishes all of them.
    Maybe as others said, confidence in what you run is...
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    150 lb nylon coated Mason 7 strand is what Ive...

    150 lb nylon coated Mason 7 strand is what Ive been using for the last seven years with my Sub-Troll and Scotty riggers. No problems with it.
    I run a 12" length of 90lb test 7 strand from the probe...
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    Weight may very well help in keeping the board...

    Weight may very well help in keeping the board tracking true and reducing a chance of flipping.

    On my boat we run a pair of homemade big boards.They work great and rarely cause us any...
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    Wow!! Rugge, That's some nice looking work you...

    Wow!!

    Rugge, That's some nice looking work you did, you should be very happy indeed.They are beautiful looking spoons.With work like that you could be selling them.Awesome job.
  21. Back home on one of the large reservoirs we...

    Back home on one of the large reservoirs we fished The best lake trout rig was a #2 Luhr Jensen Dave davis cowbell setup with a live shiner about 24 to 30 inches behind it.On that particular body of...
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    It's Just a hobby especially now since I become...

    It's Just a hobby
    especially now since I become an old geezer.In a few years I'll be getting rid of stuff instead of buying more.
    A fishing partner and friend of mine started this,and got me into...
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    I did all these with plain old spray cans. Used...

    I did all these with plain old spray cans. Used Dupli-color metalcast,-Rustoleum osha flourescent colors, and even Plain Krylon. Sprayed 3 coats of rustoleum clear over them.They hold up better than...
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    #44 Sutton spoons in silver with copper cup in...

    #44 Sutton spoons in silver with copper cup in what sutton called their casting models were an absolute killer spoon for Atlantic landlock salmon and great as well for shallow brown trout.
    Even...
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    I use the seagar STS 20 and 30 lb for my rigger...

    I use the seagar STS 20 and 30 lb for my rigger and copper and leadcore lines.I still use good old 50lb mono (Andy, or Big Game) for my flies.

    Trapper It's a longer drive for you but you generally...
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