Monthly Archives: January 2012

New year, New way!

My first week of what I would consider real ice fishing is in the books.  I got on the ice 3 days this week…well, half days at least.  It was great to get out on the home waters.  I went to the same lake 3 days in a row and had different outcomes.  I went […]

Private Pond Pounding Gills!

Today I had a short leash with the wife so I only had about 4 hours to kill.  I haven’t hit any farm ponds yet this season and Mitchell Meyers was talking to me about a private pond that his uncle lived on.  Sounded good to me.  We met up at a Handimart and I […]

January 20th First ICE?

  What should you do when you have winter storm warnings and 100% chance of snow….and the day off?  With the cold temps making ice finally safe to get out on, I have to go fishing.  So, I guess this is our early ice….. Normally mid-winter ice by now.  With the storm hitting at sun-up, […]

Ice Rescue

Just thought I would share this today.  I was watching the kids when I saw our Fairfax Fire & Rescue go by the house.  I got my boots on and grabbed a coat.  I also got my 5 year old dressed and gave him a piggyback ride down to the quarry. It was just a […]

To Be or Not To Be?

To be, or not to be?  That is the question on my mind this winter.  Will we see ice on our lakes or not?  The last two weeks have been very frustrating to say the least.  I actually had the boat out on December 31st catching wipers again.  That’s over now though. My dad called […]