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  1. Great report and congratulations on your success, that’s a nice haul of fish! Heading up to Oz now and may have to change my plan in light of your report! Thank you! 😃
  2. This! More often than not, I end up with a $hit show all tangled up. I stack with a Scotty cable clip and run it 10’ further than my lower rod and 15’ above and rarely encounter a problem. As others have already advised, spoons only!
  3. My mini slide diver rigs for browns are as follows: -30# Braid to fill the spool -12# Fluoro running line x 60’ -10# Fluoro Leader x 7’ The water is usually gin clear where I’m fishing for spring browns hence the use of the 60’ of 12# Fluoro running line before the bead and swivel. It may be coincidence but I seem to do better with the section of Fluoro running line vs braid to the swivel! I use black color mini sliders and I doctor them up with UV chartreuse tape! Works well! 😊
  4. Not trying to spend your hard earned $ but, since you have a kicker, you might want to consider one of the popular electronic throttle controllers. I too struggled with troll bags (21’ boat) and use them primarily when the water is very rough as it helps settle the boat in the waves. I set up a Trollmaster brand throttle controller on my kicker and it solved my trolling speed issues. I can fine tune my Troll speed all the way down to .8 mph. You don’t need to have kicker motor controls up front, just the small electronic module that is part of the Trollmaster, or I-Troll, etc. of your choice. It also makes life considerably easier if you have an EZ Steer or similar type connector rod between the main and the kicker so you can steer the boat in the usual fashion. Hope that helps in your decision making!
  5. Does anyone use these Riggers or have you in the past and if so, are they of decent enough quality to handle up to 15lb weights for use on salmon? I’m considering a Manual Rigger as a 3rd for my boat, mainly for spring browns and kings in shallower water but space is limited and plan to use them with a gimbal style flush mount rod holder so I can easily remove them when not needed. Thank you!
  6. Hi neighbor! You’re parked right next to me (Red 11) and I get to admire that awesome boat every time I’m up! Hope you’re having luck out there, been a tough couple weeks lately! Mike Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  7. Green fish, here’s how I use my portable FF transducers on my rowboats. I have set up my X4D probe like this when I first bought it and in mid season like you and it worked fine. Just a wood worker clamp, a piece of 1/4” x 2” aluminum bar stock and a piece of lex. an Material (Trex works too) as a backer to mount the transducer. I just clamped it onto my transom of my boat and temporarily snaked the cable under the boat gunnel to the display. Worked great for the time being! Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  8. Tekota 800 with 400 feet of 50# Power Pro will hold 500’ of 45# copper. Just set one up yesterday! [emoji2] Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  9. On Mexico Bay with 40lb Ande Mono they cling but a flick of the rod and they come right off. On 30 wire divers, no such luck. Have to use the Velcro stick! Coppers, no problem. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  10. Thank you fellas, appreciate the detailed advice! Time to get to work! [emoji4] Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  11. What are some productive techniques to target Brown trout in the summer now that the shallower locations seemed to have turned off? Thanks! Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  12. 30# 7 Strand Wire, 2’ section of 65# PowerPro, 50’ of 30# Fluorocarbon, bead, swivel. Leader material is Fluorocarbon, weight depends on target fish. With the diver on the #2 setting and a large #3 ring, you’ll get 3:1 dive ratio. I tested this with a Fish Hawk TD and it is very accurate. Join the piece of 65# braid to the wire and 30# Fluorocarbon with an Alberto Knot! Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  13. Great Thread guys, really learned some valuable info, thanks! [emoji2] Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  14. x2! [emoji1303] Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  15. Interested! Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
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