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  1. I had the same problem on my old Sportcraft. A call to Scotty revealed they are not designed for dipsey diver rod holders as there is too much torque on the teeth of the holder. I would suggest Big Jon's Heavy duty rod holders or Bert's wratchet-type. Lou
  2. I am interested in changing my wire line dipsey rods over to roller rods. Anyone have a recommendation as to brand, length, action, etc. I want to avoid buying the wrong rod! Thanks for any help you can offer. Lou
  3. I have had the paint come off quite a few Stinger spoons. I took the hooks off them and sent them back to Advance Tackle in Michigan. Within a few weeks they were replaced at no charge. Try this and I think you will be happier. Lou
  4. Sundays sound like a good day. Sorry, but Tuesday is not possible. Email me your phone # and the best time to reach you to me at [email protected] Lou
  5. So far, between the PM's I have received and the posted replies, I have not gotton any consistent people. Reply to this post if you are SERIOUS about going fishing with me on Lake Ontario on a REGULAR basis. I am still looking!
  6. Paul H. aka Dances the Tides weighed in a 12# 6 oz Steelie today. Beautiful fish caught off Nine Mile Point. This formitable opponent took an NK spoon fished off a side planer board... 200' back over 170 fow. Congrats to a dedicated Lake Ontario Fisherman! Dr. Lou
  7. Still looking for 1-2 people that want to enjoy all Lake Ontario has to offer! Lou
  8. I need a transducer for a Fish Hawk 840. New or used, working condition. Email me at [email protected] Lou
  9. I would prefer a one day course...maybe 6 - 8 hours or so. If Breakfast and Lunch were included I would be willing to pay $75-95 all inclusive. Hope this helps. Lou
  10. Try searching on ebay. I have seen them for sale periodically. As a matter of fact, I thought I saw a pair up for auction this week. Lou
  11. Hi! I am looking for one or more folks that want to join me on a fairly regular basis to fish the east end of Lake Ontario for Salmon & Trout. I own a 26' Penn Yan equipped to fish the big lake. I fish out of the Little Salmon River near Mexico, NY. I will provide the boat and all the tackle and lures necessary to make a days outing as close to successful as possible. You need to provide whatever you need to eat and drink, proper clothing and gas for the boat. I usually fish every Wednesday and Sunday...weather permitting. You can send me a PM or email me at [email protected] Lou
  12. No wonder these eels are rampant! Except for Musky Bob all I see posted here is negative...for shame! Help the grad student out and give him some feedback. Maybe then something constructive will be accomplished.
  13. I much prefer the acronym: P: People E: Eating T: Tasty A: Animals
  14. So what's your point Ray? In my opinion, bad results don't equal bad management. Input from all of us fisherman can do nothing but help the problem get better for all. Lou
  15. I found this survey on The Steelhead Site and thought it should be posted here so all of us Lake Ontario fishermen can have a chance to help out this grad student doing the survey. Maybe it will help our fishery if we voice our opinion. It only takes a few minutes to fill out and it MIGHT make a difference! Lou Hello, I am a graduate student in biology at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, MI. I currently am taking a fisheries management class in which we are doing a project centered on the Sea Lamprey in the Great Lakes. As a class we are handing out surveys to the general public. My part for the project includes administering the surveys to the fishing public in all Great Lakes States. Below is the survey. Those who would like to take part can copy the text below and paste it into an email message. Instead of circling choices, please make the text bold. To write in answers, please do with bold or italicized text. You can send your responses to my email: [email protected] Thank you, your responses are appreciated. Paul Kusnierz Sea Lamprey Management Survey PARTICIPATION IS VOLUNTARY Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability by circling or highlighting your answer. All answers and participants in this study will remain completely anonymous. If you are interested in viewing the summary of responses or the report generated for this project, please contact Dr. Jill Leonard at [email protected] PLEASE COMPLETE THIS SURVEY ONLY ONCE! 1. Your age? 18-25 26-35 36-55 56+ 2. Your gender? Male Female 3. Your occupation Natural resource professional Educator Professor Student Other 4. Are you involved in any conservation/natural resources/sport organizations as a… ? Volunteer Employee Member 5. What is your residency? Michigan Other Great Lakes state/province (please list)_________ Non-Great Lakes state/province (please list) __________ 6. Do you or your family members fish in the Great Lakes region? Yes No 7. What is a sea lamprey? (Choose one) An exotic eel A migratory bird A non-native mussel A fish related to salmon An invasive parasitic fish An aquatic plant 8. Do you think that Sea Lampreys are a problem in the Great Lakes? Yes No Not sure/ no opinion If yes, how big of a problem? Slight Moderate Large Extreme 9. Do you know what sea lampreys are currently affecting in the Great Lakes? Yes No If yes, what? (Choose one) Water quality Insect populations Shipping lanes Fisheries 10. Are you concerned about the sea lampreys in the Great Lakes region? Yes, very much yes, slightly not really no, not at all 11. Have you heard about the Great Lakes sea lamprey management program? Yes No 12. Do you know what the sea lamprey management program does (choose all that apply)? a)Assessment b)Eradication c)Education d) Research Which of the above do you find most important (choose letter, if any) ____ 13. U.S. government spends approximately 19 million dollars each year to implement the sea lamprey management program with the Canadian government contributing a similar amount, do you feel these expenditures should be ….. Increased Stay the same Decreased 14. Which areas of focus do you think are NOT being adequately handled by the USFWS and could use improvement in management and/or budgeting? (Circle as many as you feel appropriate; leaving this question blank will imply that you feel all options are adequate) Public Education: Money Management Research: Money Management Eradication: Money Management Assessment: Money Management 15. Do you feel that the Sea Lamprey Management Program is diverting funding from other equally or more important environmental areas? Yes No If YES, what areas?___________________________________________________ 16. Imagine a case where sea lamprey control was shut down today. What do you believe would happen with respect to natural resources in the Great Lakes if sea lamprey management ceased to occur in the Great Lakes? Please base your answers on 0 “strongly disagreeâ€Â
  16. Veterinarian. Self -employed. Treat dogs, cats and horses. My office is called Adirondack Veterinary Service and is located in Rome, NY.
  17. Iceman, Last summer I sent a fist full of Michigan Stinger spoons back to the manufacturer Advance Tackle. The paint was worn, chewed and peeled off of these spoons and they replaced every one of them at no charge. Try that move and see how you feel about Michigan Stinger spoons!
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