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wishinfishin

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  1. You mentioned cheek slap , in general a heavier gun shooting a bunch at the range is better on the face and shoulder than a lighter gun . Not sure what your new gun weighs . I didnt see this post , but I recently bought another o/u in 20 guage for upland hunting , much lighter than previous guns , a dream to walk around with in the field behind a pointing dog ( which is addictive ,yes), but a little bumpy shooting 50 rounds at the trap or skeet range . No perfect boat, no perfect gun , evrything is a trade off , unless your loaded and can have multiple boats and multiple guns for every situation
  2. Sounds like a great trip Bill , hope you keep pounding the fish!
  3. Merry Christmas everybody! Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  4. Yea she was rolling some . I caught the better grade of fish at night , but not both nights I fished . Best speed was in that 1.6-1.8 spot with a few over 2mph. Still watching wind for this weekend , and Saturday looks great , boat ramp will be crazier than last weekend
  5. Well, i didnt win a new boat or two or place in the money, biggest fish was 9 pounder. Had a great time and a cauggt a bunch of solid fish . Southwind made it doable but by Saturday night it blew some warm water out a little further than i thought . I got out to 46 fow and on Sunday and at the boat ramp 50 fow started firing up guys were saying . As is the case with me i came up a little short . I didnt sleep much fishing a marathon for the weekend , pounded it out day and night. I may give it another shot Friday ,Saturday , and Sunday morning if wind allows . Derby ends sunday 11 or 12 midday. Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  6. Sounds like a good trip. Heading to Kansas in December with my 1-1/2 year old Draht, The sand burrs and goat heads are horrible,especially for a wire hair fuzzy feet dog like mine . Gonna trim his paws before we go.. The bird hunting is better out mid west for sure . Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  7. Everything you said [emoji106]! Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  8. Waking up early (middle of the night) and leaving for Huron if wind still checks out to fish the weekend. Im in both derbies . Be great to place but im going fishing ! What was your speed? Guessing around 2mph Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  9. Speaking of woodcock. Really hoping to get in on the migration which will be great for young dogs to build thier confidence. Good time to let the dog point , hold when you flush the bird , and have them hold when the bird takes off . And watch the bird lsnd and do it again or shoot. Ill be hunting in franklin and st lawrence county in oct some . If anybody notices a influx of woodcock please let me know . Maybe post it here Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  10. This is my dogs first real full season coming up ( 14 months). Hes retrived over 100 doves so far . Putting him on wild birds and homing pidgeons with launchers last week really upped his game on steadiness and also trying to have him hold till the bird falls , mostly for his safety when hunting with other people that just get excited and dont own dogs. But sometimes he gets too excited and breaks but were working on it. Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  11. I would absolutely hunt the dog . The more experience the better. Make memories . And try to get your hands on some birds for the steadiness . I haveafriend whosan excellant dog trainer and will take dogs out to hunt that are 4 months old . Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  12. He Even Rose to the Ocassion "Hero" Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  13. Thanks for the reports Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  14. Very cool pop pop. Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  15. Always run a meat rig . Spoons and flasher flies are good start. Run it and see what the fish want. Yesterday they wanted it at a speed of 2.4 but everyday is different . Look for 50 degrees water temp as as a starting point . And start running stuff at 50 and above and below , vary speed till you see what's popping. Give it hell. Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  16. Snap and go! Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  17. Glad we got into a few fish to. Big thank you to the guys that sent me some PM's to help get us going. Love this forumn! Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  18. Looks like a good evening. We were waiting to go out to and it was really nice once it did die down Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  19. Got the second one in 17 pounder. On a meat rig out 240 on a dosey over 190 Then a brief play with one on the same meat rig we had two releases on. Felt the fish for a second . Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  20. Double in progress . First one was 21 pounds in 180 ff out 175 Hopefully we get this one in . My son just had him run so I have time to post and eat a sandwich Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  21. Great. Out now. One skippy . One release on a meat rig. 50 degrees is down 90 Did mark some bait in 180 but only once Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  22. I'm up in the area today thru tomorrow morning., shoeing some family the area and brought the boat. If the wind lays down soon gonna head outwith my son . Any one willing to share a starting point ? Whether it be salmon or lakes doesn't matter for this short notice . Just hoping to catch a couple fish and curious what the south wind has been doing to the lake. Thanks Chuck Sent from my SM-A600A using Lake Ontario United mobile app
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