January 2012

Join an Ice Fishing Tournament

Ice Fishing Tournament   Looking for something to do as the winter is dragging on? Consider signing up for a local ice fishing tournament.  Bars, bait shops, and communities all around the ice fishing country hold ice fishing tournaments every year. If the winter doldrums
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Boat Found After 3 Years Lost

Boat Travels from North America to Spain in 3 Years   I stumbled across this article today, by Becky Bratu at msnbc.com (full article), and found it pretty awesome. Back in August of 2008, Scott Douglass, 58 was tested of his will to survive the mighty seas off the coast of
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Smartphone Mapping – Put Yourself On The Spot With Navionics App

Navionics App   Looking for a GPS so you can put a lake map chip in it? Do you have a smartphone? If you happen to own a smartphone on the list from this page (http://www.navionics.com/MobileMarineFeatures.asp?MobileType=Android), you can purchase a Navionics app that will
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Ice Fishing Tips – Drag in Cold Weather

Fishing Reels Can Get Cold Too   We ice fisherman tend to push our equipment to extremes. Sometimes we sit in warm cozy fish houses, one extreme(ly nice way to go), and sometimes we brave the elements in below 0 temperatures with numbing winds, the other extreme. I want to
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Ice Fishing Tip – Bring Something Warm to Eat or Drink

Warm Food or Drink on the Ice   One of my favorite things during ice fishing (or in the boat) is bringing along the Thermos. I absolutely love it. My buddy Koz, consistently ridicules me for bringing it along, but always ends up enjoying whatever I decide to put in it.
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Minneapolis Boat Show

Minneapolis Boat Show   Looking for something to do between January 19th-22nd? The Minneapolis Boat Show will be in full effect at the Minneapolis Convention Center and they offer some great oppurtunities for individuals or families interested in boating. If you are
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Must Read Fishing Book

First Light on the Water For one of my dad’s last couple of birthdays, I bought him a fishing book by Al and Ron Lindner. It’s called First Light on the Water. I borrowed the book the last time I was visiting and I read it before bed for a couple nights and got
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Watchout for Thin Ice

Thin Ice The midwest has been seeing record high temperatures this winter and ice conditions have been suffering because of it. Numerous reports of people being stranded by moving sheets of ice have been reported and ice shacks and vehicles have been going through as well. As
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My Favorite Fishing Snack

My favorite fishing snack…Okay, I think it should be it’s own food group. Everyone enjoys a snack when the fishing is slow. I have to say, hands down, my favorite has got to be jerky. I don’t care if it’s beef, turkey, venison, whatever. Chewing on a piece
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10 Inch Aqua-Vu Underwater Camera Steal of a Deal

  Sweet Deal on AquaVu Underwater Camera My previous post about the underwater ice fishing got me looking into underwater cameras for ice fishing. A couple of years ago, I received my brothers old hand me down camera that was bugging out and only lasted a couple of tries. So I
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