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Mercury13

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About Mercury13

  • Birthday 11/23/1954

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    Fair Haven
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    Little Sodus

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  1. I have a 1969 Starcraft Holiday. I replaced my transom for the second time a few years ago. The first time I used exterior plywood and just painted it. Was not a good idea. This time I used marine plywood and sealed it with epoxy I got from West Marine. I think it has been 4 years now and looks like new. Well worth the effort and expense. One thing I added was scuppers over the drain holes. They keep a lot of water from entering the transom area in rougher water.
  2. Mercury13

    for sale : usa Fish hawk probe

    Did you get the payment?
  3. Mercury13

    for sale : usa Fish hawk probe

    I could use a spare. $30? Sent from my SM-S727VL using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  4. Took my cousin Paul out this morning and got his first King. 34 inches. 20 feet of water 10' down on rigger NBK Stinger 100' back.
  5. Went out this morning heading East and picked up a couple nice Kings. One 36 inches the other 25. 20 feet of water Both on Stinger spoons. One on a downrigger down 10' the other on 3 colors of lead core. Also later a 23 inch Brown in 15' of water of a rigger 5' down on a Stinger. A spoon day for me. Dragged Bay Rats all day without a strike.
  6. Mercury13

    West Marine now price matching

    We lost our West Marine in North Syracuse a couple years ago. They left us with no options other than travel. I replaced the transom on my 18 foot Starcraft a few years ago and bought my epoxy there. They had a hidden location in a tiny strip mall and I believe not many people realized they were there. They also had the windows covered from the inside and always looked like they were closed.
  7. Looking forward to some good ice this year.
  8. Couldn't agree more. I was looking forward to this weekend but my 18 foot boat will stay on the lift until this blows over. Other than the late start this year the fishing has been good.
  9. Finally got out on the 4th. Just 2 Browns one on an NBK spoon at 95 over 120 that surprised me and the other on a watermelon pattern spoon at 75. Dragged a 450 copper meat rig with one hit and miss. We marked lots of bait and fish but never figured the right combination. Not many boats out deep for a holiday weekend.
  10. The weekend may not be lost. http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2017/05/village_of_fair_haven_plans_to_open_lake_ontario_boat_launch_for_holiday_weekend.html#incart_river_home
  11. Got out once for browns before the flood. Looks like I won't again until it's over. Going to be a short season.
  12. State Park launch yesterday. The beach is gone.
  13. The launch is fine but the docks are only about 4 inches above water. We just trolled West Friday and Saturday. Picked up 4 nice Browns just around the last bluff before Port Bay. All on Bay Rats. We were in close but the power cord on my graph shorted and had to troll blind. New cord came today. Hope to be back out Sunday.
  14. Went 4-5 Friday and Saturday trolling for Browns West to Port Bay from Fair Haven.
  15. Mercury13

    Atlantic Salmon

    Just one out of Fair Haven last summer
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