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About Morgan-E

  • Birthday 08/19/1974

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    Camden, NY
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    Fair Haven
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  1. Fair Haven Pen project Official Results Official results have come in and there was indeed a significant difference between the two pens. The pen receiving the state feed had 54 fish per pound, while the super feed pen had 46 fish per pound. The fish on the super feed were 16% larger after only 2 1/2 weeks on the new diet. Their size will definitely help them get a further head start on the lake and their appearance would suggest that they had progressed through the smolting process further than the state fed fish (they will imprint better on our water). In addition the fish on the super feed were far more uniform which means that there were fewer dinks being released that could be eaten by just about everything. This too in itself will help the overall population from that pen have a greater chance of survival. Just a reminder for anyone who can lend a hand tomorrow Saturday May 13th at 9:00AM at Bayside to help clean and put the pens away.
  2. Fair Haven pen Project update and workday/morning The fish were released today by Werner, Brendan, and Mike D. We need some people to help with the end of the project clean-up and put away of the pens. People will meet at Bayside Marina at 9:00AM on this Saturday, May 13th, to power wash and wheel the pens away. All help would be greatly appreciated to make it go quick. The pens were a success and the FHFA purchased some super feed which was used to feed the fish of one of the two chinook pens. The other pen received state feed. At the end of the project with only being on the feed for 2 1/2 weeks (food did not arrive until after the fish so they missed a few days) the fish from the super feed pen were bigger, more uniform in size, and their parr markings had receded further compared to the state feed pen. There was a significant difference between the fish of the two pens. Once the official data is released it will be posted and may improve the pen projects along the lake. Thanks again to everyone who helped out, supported the project, took time and quarters to feed the fish and raise money to support future expenses, and especially Bayside Marina and Turtle Cove for the donation of the dock usage for the project duration. Also, thanks to Werner, of Popeye Charters, for taking the pens out and releasing the fish once again.
  3. I can only speak to the Fair Haven project. Our fish arrived on April 14 and have done very well. How well?? Scott Prindle will be up to do the official check up by Monday morning and then it will be a bit after that before he has all of the data graphed out. From what the guys who have been taking care of the fish have said; "the fish are doing very well". I got to see them a couple of times amid rushing to and from camp and they looked great. We experienced very low mortality. We have also had a lot of community and fishermen using the gumball machines that were put in place this year as well. Fair haven does not have the temperature problems that most tributary projects face due to the "deep sink" effect. Hope that other projects have fared as well. A big thanks to everyone involved.
  4. A guy out of Catfish. Thank you for supporting ELOSTA through your purchase of raffle tickets. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  5. All of the fish are safe and sound. Best looking kings to date - steelhead have been top quality for a while now. Great job Tom K and crew at the Salmon River Hatchery. Thank you. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  6. Know what we're watching- thanks Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  7. The fish are coming this Friday at 11:00AM, but the DEC crew normally shows up around a half an hour early so if you can make it and want to experience the fish arriving try to be there by 10:30AM or even a little earlier. At the worst we can shoot the breeze for a bit. Also, we are purchasing a high grade food for one of the pens to see if there is any significant difference in the growth of the fish. Hope to see you Friday.
  8. Fair haven fish scheduled to come this Friday. We received notice from Scott Prindle that the FH fish are scheduled to arrive this Friday. Werner secured the wheels and Scott of Bayside Marina is helping Werner get them in their dock spaces supplied by Bayside Marina and Turtle Cove Resort and Restaurant. The exact time has not been given yet, but it is usually in the morning. A big thank you to Bayside Marina (Scott) and Turtle Cove (Brian) and their families for supporting this effort. When we are told what time they are expecting to arrive in FH it will be posted. Thank You
  9. Thank you to everyone who was able to make it or made an attempt to make it to the "work day" for the net pen project. Fortunately the pens were in much better shape than we had anticipated, net-wise, and with the hands available the nets were firmly secured and we should not lose any of the little guys. The wheels are on and just need to be secured (don't quite fit, but with Werner's ingenuity they will be secure before the fish arrive. The fish should be coming around the second or third full week of April and with the weather more than likely the second (it is water temperature dependent so that they do not get shocked). We will post as soon as any of us receive word (it may be short notice - as little as a few days but usually almost a week). We also had a short meeting as is normal after the pen work is done - going over the state of the lake information, pen project information, expenses, and balance. Thanks again and it was fun catching up with familiar and new faces alike.
  10. Just show up. Thank you Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  11. Fair Haven Net Pen Work Day If there is anyone available to help out on the net pens - we will be having a work day on Saturday, April 1st at 1:00 on the northern side of the Bayside Marina property where the net pens are stored. Please bring an upbeat attitude and wire snips. We need to replace up to six wheels and have over 1,000zipp ties available to help secure the nets. Right now the weather looks a bit damp fr Fair haven, but it is still seven days out. This will be a rain or shine even and any and all help is greatly appreciated. Thank you, Phil of the Fair Haven Fishing Association
  12. Awesome time seeing many familiar faces and meeting some new Lake Ontario fishermen. Of course the buying and selling was fun as well. Thank you to everyone who made this possible and to the captains who not only gave up their time to answer every question asked but gave information freely that was gained through many years on the water. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  13. Coming Fast now. Who knows - with this winter, the stuff may get tested on the same day.
  14. Way to go!! Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  15. Nice videos - needed that fix - thanks Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United