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    Of note: only a few of the inner city lakes have...

    Of note: only a few of the inner city lakes have restrictions and a couple of the parks (ie Independance) the majority have ramps open 24-7. Once you get past Labor day things get quite a bit less...
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    I have a fix for you: insert the tail and then...

    I have a fix for you: insert the tail and then using a small drill bit drill from one side and out the other going through both the hard plastic and soft tail at the same time. Insert a finishing...
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    Thanks for the compliments...I too have a few...

    Thanks for the compliments...I too have a few stories also about loosing fish on lures with hooks with too small a gap. Fortunatly those are all in the past and rarely does a fish not get pinned well...
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    The hulls are very similar...all the good stuff...

    The hulls are very similar...all the good stuff about the old ones is in the new ones.

    The front deck is the same scenario...no problem fishing two up front in the 619FS or 620 FS

    I can...
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    A good man and fun to share a boat with for sure,...

    A good man and fun to share a boat with for sure, he is gone way too soon....
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    You have a ton of options from the Minneapolis...

    You have a ton of options from the Minneapolis area. At least ten decent waters within 30 minutes from downtown, Leechand Vermillion, Detroit lakes, Bemidji about four hours away, Miltona, W battle...
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    With freespool and your thumb on the spool you'll...

    With freespool and your thumb on the spool you'll have way more control than you ever will with a drag setting. If a big fish smashes it at boatside and gets the upper hand you may need to give it...
  8. Thread: Custom Rods

    by B Turg
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    The Predator blanks are top shelf in every way....

    The Predator blanks are top shelf in every way. It is hard to beat the experience and service that the Thorne Bros builders provide !
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    There should be a small retainer held on by a...

    There should be a small retainer held on by a screw, that locks the nut in place.
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    5 minute Epoxy works great, super glue can fail...

    5 minute Epoxy works great, super glue can fail over time
    BT
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    Try wiring your trailer hook inline. I did a...

    Try wiring your trailer hook inline. I did a piece on it in my column about a year ago.


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    I just did one too a Klack bait....here is a pic of the final product. The wire is wrapped to the...
  12. The 620's and 621's that I have had since 2008...

    The 620's and 621's that I have had since 2008 have been the best hard core fishing boats I have owned period. I do agree the 690's 618's and most of the previous models were great as well. There is...
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    Well their is truthfully no "right" answer...just...

    Well their is truthfully no "right" answer...just your own. The point is to make everyone think a bit and consider all the what if's in fishing.

    FWIW Mr Long's answer is about how I would go...
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    Discussion Scenario

    You are on a week long trip on a lake you know fairly well. You are on and catching some fish the first two days catching 5. They are all small to average size for the water you are on. Do you :
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    Needle nosed vise grips about 6" long. Grab the...

    Needle nosed vise grips about 6" long. Grab the coil with those and put the grips in the vise to tie...works every time.
  16. Thread: would you ????

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    would you ????

    Scenario: day one of a one week trip on new water.

    1. You fish all day catching two average sized fish for the water, that is your only action...no other fish seen.

    2. Fish all day, move 10...
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    I just looked, Loctite is the current brand on my...

    I just looked, Loctite is the current brand on my bench, 2 part with five minutes set up time.
    BT
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    The brand on the epoxy doesn't seem to matter,...

    The brand on the epoxy doesn't seem to matter, just use what you can find.

    You are correct I get the know mostly drawn down then a bit of epoxy pull both the tag end and then on the hardware...in...
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    A couple things provide the impulse to do a...

    A couple things provide the impulse to do a column on making leaders. Beyond the fact that I enjoy making my own stuff...and I suspect that many others do as well, especially if they have a little...
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    Certainly the 7-6 would work but your execution...

    Certainly the 7-6 would work but your execution will suffer greatly overall.

    http://www.thornebros.com/shop/pc/Shimano-Convergence-Muskie-Rod-CVCM86XHTB-2116p42751.htm

    Hard to beat for the $$$
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    8'6" to 9' rod...check out the new Shimano models...

    8'6" to 9' rod...check out the new Shimano models that are great rods on a budget. The reel is a tough one as the cheapies don't hold up ...if you are going to keep fishing for them a Schimano 400D...
  22. Thread: G3 Boats

    by B Turg
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    I just ordered my second G3 jet Jon boat. The...

    I just ordered my second G3 jet Jon boat. The first was well made, ran well and was a riot to drive !
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    A nice security option is to have your dealer...

    A nice security option is to have your dealer wire in one of the new Master power/Jump switch's.

    These are now standard ...since 2013 and enable you to jump your starting battery from your deep...
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    Anticipating feeding windows is one answer....

    Anticipating feeding windows is one answer. Better to forcast periods of activity for differing locations and be there when the fish are active. Moon, sun, fronts etc all play into it,
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    Agree all around...the Hawks have been able to...

    Agree all around...the Hawks have been able to play their game. Good Hockey.
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